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Lakeside Geo 6/5/13

Final Exam Review

QuestionAnswer
method of Japanese farming-uses every piece of available soil to grow crops intensive cultivation
Seoul What is the capital of South Korea?
Area in Pacfic Ocean where earth crust shifts-causing earthquakes, volcanoes, tsunamis Ring of Fire
Samurai Land owning warriors who ruled Japan in the past.
Haiku A style of poem from Japan.
Megalopolis A huge urban area made of several large cities and communities near them.
Tsunami A gigantic destructive wave.
Shinto A Japanese religion that teaches respect for nature, love for simple things, concern for cleanliness and good manners
Tokyo Capital of Japan.
Sumo A Japanese style of wrestling.
Shoguns Military leaders who ruled Japan in the past.
Sea of Japan The sea between the Korean Peninsula and Japan.
Pyongyang The Capital of North Korea.
Clan A group of people related to each other.
Cottage Industry A home or village based industry in which all members of the family work.
Monsoon A seasonal winds that blow stedily in one direction for months and can change the climate.
Jute A fiber grown in India.
Caste The outlawed way of classing a person in India.
Subcontinent A area apart of a continent but is destict from it.
Silla Korean kingdom of long ago
Early Japanese society based their lives after the Chinese way of life
126.7 million What is the approximate population of Japan?
What two seas border the Korean Peninsula? Sea of Japan and the Yellow Sea
What are the main religions of South Korea? Buddhism, Christianity, Confucianism
Shinto and Buddhism What are the two major religions of Japan?
What country controlled Korea in 1910? Japan
The Korean War eneded in 1953 with what outcome? No peace treaty and no victory for either side
What is TRUE about ethnic groups in North and South Korea? They are alike.
Ocean currents and winds affect the climate of Japan in what way? The islands in the northern part are cooler than in the southern part of Japan.
Because of Japan's location-they are in danger of what three natural disasters? volcanoes, earthquakes, tsunamis
Hard work, education and cooperation What do the Japanese value in their culture?
What types of goods do the Japanese export? Manufactured goods-like cars and electronics
Why did the Korean War start? North Korean army attacked South Korea
Who controls farms and factries in North Korea? The government
What has Japan done to control pollution? Pass laws
Hindu What religion do 80% of Indians practice?
What is the most widely spoken language in India? Hindi
What language is frequently spoken in India in business and government? English
The Ganges River (considered very holy) flows into what body of water? Bay of Bengal
What is the approximate populatiion of India Over one billion
India's climate is influenced by monsoons and what mountain range? Himalayas
How long ago did the first civilzation buiild well-planned cities in India? 4,000 years ago
India is the world's second largest producer of what crop? rice
This man led the Indian Independance Movement. Ghandi
What strategy did Ghandi use to bring about the independance of India from Great Britain? Non-Violent Resistance
Capital of India New Delhi
The class system that the Indian people are born into and reamain for life? caste
Created by: MsPhillipsGeo