Physical Geography of South and East Asia
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Physical Geography of South and East Asia

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What percentage of Japan's population practices Shintoism?

83.9%

What is the main staple food in Japan?

Rice

What is the main reason for the clustering of cities and economic activities along the coasts in Japan?

Lack of available land and large population

What is a unique feature of Japan's geography?

<p>Volcanic islands with hot springs</p> Signup and view all the answers

What is Japan's response to its limited land availability?

<p>Creating land out of the sea</p> Signup and view all the answers

What is Japan's notable achievement in transportation?

<p>Invention of the first bullet train</p> Signup and view all the answers

What is predicted to occur in 2040?

<p>India will overtake China as the world's most populous country</p> Signup and view all the answers

What is the general characteristic of the climate in Monsoon Asia?

<p>Warm and well-watered</p> Signup and view all the answers

What is the shape of the physical geography of South and East Asia?

<p>Three concentric arcs</p> Signup and view all the answers

What is the term for the prevailing sea-to-land and land-to-sea winds in South Asia?

<p>Monsoons</p> Signup and view all the answers

What is the name of the cluster of islands in the Outer Eastern Arc?

<p>The East Indies</p> Signup and view all the answers

How many climate types are present in the region of South and East Asia?

<p>9</p> Signup and view all the answers

What is the primary pattern of trade between Canada and the United States?

<p>Exchange of raw and intermediate materials for manufactured goods</p> Signup and view all the answers

What was established in 1988 and 1994 to promote free trade?

<p>Both Canada-US Free Trade Agreement and North American Free Trade Agreement</p> Signup and view all the answers

What is the primary mode of transporting cargo across the US?

<p>Truck</p> Signup and view all the answers

What trend has led to population decline in some US counties?

<p>Urbanization</p> Signup and view all the answers

What has driven diverse businesses out of small and middle-sized towns?

<p>Walmart Effect</p> Signup and view all the answers

What is the term for the trend of moving to outer suburbs or rural areas for wider spaces and a more rural lifestyle?

<p>Exurbanization</p> Signup and view all the answers

What is a characteristic of the Wet Summer Monsoon in South Asia?

<p>High humidity and moist air</p> Signup and view all the answers

What is a limitation of the soil in Monsoon Asia?

<p>It is infertile and prone to nutrient leaching</p> Signup and view all the answers

What is the main difference between Shifting Cultivation and Wet Rice Cultivation?

<p>Shifting Cultivation can only sustain small populations for brief periods, while Wet Rice Cultivation can sustain large populations over long periods</p> Signup and view all the answers

What is the largest city in the world, according to the text?

<p>Tokyo</p> Signup and view all the answers

What is a cultural development that originated from Monsoon Asia?

<p>The development of movable printing type</p> Signup and view all the answers

What is the name of the language family that includes Chinese?

<p>Sino-Tibetan</p> Signup and view all the answers

What is one of Japan's natural resources due to its geographical location?

<p>Fish</p> Signup and view all the answers

What is Japan's ranking in terms of economy by GDP?

<p>The third largest</p> Signup and view all the answers

What is Japan's position in the world's industrial robotics production and use?

<p>It leads the world</p> Signup and view all the answers

What is Japan's ranking in terms of importing oil?

<p>The second largest importer</p> Signup and view all the answers

What is a characteristic of Japan's living standards?

<p>Very high</p> Signup and view all the answers

What is a significant natural resource of Japan?

<p>Education system</p> Signup and view all the answers

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