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Question 1 of 20

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Although located in southeast Asia, most people in the country of __________ are Roman Catholic.

 

 A. Thailand

 

 B. Philippines

 

 C. Malaysia

 

 D. Brunei

 

Question 2 of 20

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Of the mainland countries of southeast Asia, the country with the highest per capita income is:

 

 A. Vietnam.

 

 B. Cambodia.

 

 C. Laos.

 

 D. Thailand.

 

Question 3 of 20

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Seeking to diversify its agricultural sector, __________ has in recent years become a major exporter of robusta coffee to the global market, rivaling Brazil's production.

 

 A. Vietnam

 

 B. Australia

 

 C. Myanmar

 

 D. Cambodia

 

Question 4 of 20

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The country with the largest population in Southeast Asia, Australia, and Oceania region is:

 

 A. Australia.

 

 B. Indonesia.

 

 C. Philippines.

 

 D. East Timor.

 

Question 5 of 20

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__________ has a history of tin mining, dominating world production for many years.

 

 A. Borneo

 

 B. Malaysia

 

 C. Indonesia

 

 D. Cambodia

 

Question 6 of 20

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The only member of OPEC in southeast Asia is:

 

 A. Singapore.

 

 B. New Zealand.

 

 C. Indonesia.

 

 D. Laos.

 

Question 7 of 20

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Which of the following organizations was originally established to stop the spread of communism in southeast Asia?

 

 A. APEC

 

 B. OPEC

 

 C. ASEAN

 

 D. AWACS

 

Question 8 of 20

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Tsunamis, such as that which struck southeast Asia in 2004, are usually caused by:

 

 A. global warming.

 

 B. undersea earthquakes.

 

 C. typhoons (hurricanes).

 

 D. flooding of local rivers.

 

Question 9 of 20

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__________ is Australia's one significant mountain chain running just inland along the continent's east coast.

 

 A. The Transantarctic Mountains

 

 B. The Great Dividing Range

 

 C. Gondwanaland

 

 D. The Great Barrier Mountains

 

Question 10 of 20

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__________ was once joined to Africa, Antarctica, South America and the peninsula of India.

 

 A. Singapore

 

 B. Australia

 

 C. Myanmar

 

 D. New Zealand

 

Question 11 of 20

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The Great Dividing Range of __________ contains a wealth of mineral resources.

 

 A. Australia

 

 B. Papua New Guinea

 

 C. New Zealand

 

 D. Malaysia

 

Question 12 of 20

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The Maori are an indigenous group found in:

 

 A. Brunei.

 

 B. New Caledonia.

 

 C. Vietnam.

 

 D. New Zealand.

 

Question 13 of 20

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The Tropic of Capricorn crosses which country?

 

 A. Thailand

 

 B. Australia

 

 C. East Timor

 

 D. Indonesia

 

Question 14 of 20

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Oceania's __________ industry is one of the few economic vehicles people of the subregion have to increase their incomes.

 

 A. farming

 

 B. tourism

 

 C. mining

 

 D. fishing

 

Question 15 of 20

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__________ now sells more goods to Japan than to Australia, the United States and the U.K. combined.

 

 A. China

 

 B. New Zealand

 

 C. Malaysia

 

 D. Oceana

 

Question 16 of 20

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Most of the South Pacific islands gained their independence in the:

 

 A. 1950s.

 

 B. 1960s.

 

 C. 1970s.

 

 D. 1980s.

 

Question 17 of 20

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The dried white meat that lines the inside of the coconut shell and provides and oil used in soaps and candles is called:

 

 A. copra.

 

 B. nauru.

 

 C. caledonia.

 

 D. papua.

 

Question 18 of 20

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Nauru was once one of the world's most prosperous countries, and had one of the highest per capita incomes among countries in the 1980s. This wealth was due to the deposits of what mineral found there?

 

 A. Gold

 

 B. Phosphate

 

 C. Antimony

 

 D. Petroleum

 

Question 19 of 20

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In 1991, the __________ banned commercial mining activities and introduced protection regulations in Antarctica.

 

 A. Antarctic Treaty

 

 B. Afforestation Policy

 

 C. Wilkes Land Agreement

 

 D. Wellington Agreement

 

Question 20 of 20

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Which of the following countries does NOT claim to "own" a portion of Antarctica?

 

 A. Australia

 

 B. Chile

 

 C. Norway

 

 D. The United States

 

 

 

 

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