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Southeast asia

the Malay archipelago is larger in area then any other island group true

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The Malay Archipelago is larger in area then any other island group True
Earthquakes and volcanic eruptions are very rare in Southeast Asia False
The region's largest seas are the South China and Andaman Seas False
Climates in Southeast Asia are generally hot an humid True
Many of Southeast Asia's animal species are found nowhere else in the world True
What is one way the physical geography of the Philippines differs from that of Cambodia? The Philippines occupies islands, while Cambodia lies on the mainland.
What is Krakatoa? an Indonesian volcano that erupted in 1883 and caused great loss of life
In what way are the natural resources of Indonesia and Malaysia similar? Both countries have large reserves of oil and natural gas.
The Mekong river is most important to which country? Vietnam
Which part of Southeast Asia has tropical rain forest climate? the southern Malay Peninsula and parts of the Philippines and Indonesia
The ancient Dong Son metalworking culture was located in northern Vietnam. True
By the 1600s, Buddhism was the chief religion in the Malay Archipelago. False
Burma and Malaysia had become British colonies by the early 1900s. True
The first Southeast Asian colony to gain independence from Europe was East Timor. False
Some Southeast Asian countries have had communist governments. True
How was the physical geography of Southeast Asian different 40,000 years ago as compared to today? The mainland was connected to Sumatra, Java, and Borneo.
Which two cultures have had the greatest impact on Southeast Asia? China and India
How was the kingdom of Srivijaya able to dominate Southeast Asian for hundreds of years? Its location on the Strait of Malacca allowed it to control trade through the region.
What product first attracted Europe traders to the region of Southeast Asia? spices
Which Southeast Asian country is a constitutional monarchy? Thailand
Southeast Asia is the most populous region on Earth. False
The city of Manila is the capitol of Indonesia. False
Sepaktakraw is a traditional food eaten in Southeast Asia. Flase
Farming is the most common livelihood in most of Southeast Asia. True
Copper and gold are mined on the Indonesian portion of New Guinea. True
In which Southeast Asian country do 40 percent of the region's people live? Indonesia
Which Southeast Asian country has a large ethnic Tagalog minority? The Philippines
What is the most common religion in most of mainland Southeast Asia? Buddhism
What is one reason for the low literacy rate in East Timor? Most schools were destroyed during the country's fight for independence.
What has been a problem caused by the creation of dams for hydroelectric power along the Mekong River? The fishing industry has been affected along the Mekong.
Created by: countsk