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Assignment H - South Asia - Video Questions for Program 21
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TRUE / FALSE Write the word true or false in the blank.
1. _______India's population is expected to exceed that of China by the year 2025, making it potentially the most populous country in the world.
2. _______The influence of the British Colonial period can be seen in India today, but past cultures have left little sign of their former presence
3._______ Delhi's squatter's camps are now home to more than one third of the city's population.
4. _______The village of Dikhatpura received water for irrigation in 1971, and this has significantly changed the quality of life in the community.
5._______ Increasing the standard of living in rural India is a key factor in decreasing the inmigration to urban areas.
Multiple Choice - circle the best answer
6. The cultural composition of India is:
A. rich from both a linguistic and a religious perspective.
B. evenly distributed between the Hindu and Muslim faiths.
C. BothA&B
D. None of the above.
7. Many of the people living in Delhi's squatter camps:
A. have found jobs and an ample supply of available housing.
B. regularly send money home to their villages.
C. Both A&B
D. None of the above.
8. The economy of Delhi underlies the rapid changes evident in the video's presentation. Factors responsible for this changing economy include:
A. Indian governmental policy liberalizing economic structure in the early 1990s.
B. strong international ties providing the exchange of ideas and new products.
C. an expanding middle class with a greater disposable income.
D. All of the above.
9. Water resource management is a significant concern to the Indian government. A problem associated with the irrigation system in rural India is
A. salinization.
B. rising water tables due to leakage from the system.
C. conflicts and disputes over the distribution of the water.
D. All of the above.
10. India's rapid population growth is a problem in:
A. rural areas.
B. urban areas.
C.. suburban areas.
D. all of India.