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Unit J- Asian Pacific Rim - Video questions for Programs 13, 25, 26
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True/False - write true or false in the blank.
1. ______ The People of Singapore represent one of the country's major assets due to their education and skill levels.
2. ______ Singapore's population is based upon the migration of Chinese and Indian peoples.
3. ______ The fertile Mekong Delta of Vietnam produces three crops per year.
4. ______ Vientiane, the capitol of Laos, is one of the leading manufacturing centers of Southeast Asia.
5. ______ Australia has traditionally relied on Asia as a source of labor.
6. ______ By studying air service connections between Australia and the world geographers can gather extensive information about the country's economy.
7. ______ The island of Bali is the most populous island in Indonesia.
8. ______ Bumiputera, the Malaysian government's policy to promote racial harmony, was instituted after the riots of 1969.
Multiple Choice: Circle the best answer.
9. People have chosen to locate in Singapore because of its:
A. infrastructure and airport facility.
B. central location in the Western Pacific Rim.
C. a highly efficient air cargo management system.
D. All of the above.
10. The suburbs surrounding Australian cities:
A. are dependent upon the automobile for transportation.
B. provide a method of home ownership with a large space around each house, and are culturally favored by the people.
C. All of the above.
D. A & B only
11. Laos is isolated from the outside world due to:
A. mountain ranges around its eastern and northern borders.
B. the wide, unpredictable Mekong River.
C. the political upheavals within Laos during the 1970's and 1980's.
D. its landlocked geography.
E. all of the above.
12. Laos hopes to overcome its isolation by:
A. building infrastructure to attract foreign investments.
B. building dams on the Mekong River.
C. protesting its isolation to the United Nations
D. joining China in an economic and political partnership.
13. The Vietnamese government assists farmers through:
A. low-interest loans from the Vietnam Bank of Agriculture.
B. low-cost land sales.
C. price supports to ensure a profitable farming industry.
D. providing milling services for free.
14. The primary religion practiced throughout Indonesia is:
A. Islam
B. Christianity
C. Buddhism
D. Hinduism
15. The town of Ubad has dealt with the problems associated with tourism by:
A. restricting access to the village.
B. not allowing street peddlers to roam the streets.
C. keeping tourists out of religious ceremonies.
D. all of the above.