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Ashworth GE350/ GE350 Online Exam 5 (Answer 20/20)
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Question 1 of 20

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Buddhists make up the majority of religious believers in:



 A. India.


 B. Sri Lanka.


 C. Pakistan.


 D. Nepal.


Question 2 of 20

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Because of the high levels of rainfall found there, rice and jute production are concentrated in which portion of South Asia?



 A. Central Afghanistan


 B. Bhutan and Nepal


 C. Eastern India and Bangladesh


 D. Southern Pakistan


Question 3 of 20

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The major factor influencing whether India will produce an agricultural surplus, or suffer a deficit, is the:



 A. availability of commercial fertilizer.


 B. resistance of "Green Revolution" hybrids to insect pests.


 C. amount of agricultural subsidies granted by the government.


 D. timing and duration of the monsoon cycle.


Question 4 of 20

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The Chota Nagpur Plateau in northwestern India is the country's center for __________ production.



 A. iron and steel


 B. cotton


 C. wheat


 D. electronics and computer


Question 5 of 20

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Following policy changes in the 1990s, Bangladesh doubled its exports of:



 A. garments.


 B. automobiles.


 C. computers.


 D. rice.


Question 6 of 20

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Maoist rebels disrupted the political stability of __________ for several decades, until a ceasefire agreement was concluded in 2006.



 A. Bangladesh


 B. Nepal


 C. Sri Lanka


 D. Pakistan


Question 7 of 20

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The largest component of the economy of the Maldives is the __________ sector.



 A. rice growing


 B. electronics


 C. phosphate mining


 D. tourism


Question 8 of 20

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The largest ethnic group in Sri Lanka is the:



 A. Sinhalese.


 B. Gujaratis.


 C. Tamils.


 D. Kashmiris.


Question 9 of 20

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Pakistan's largest city, and major port servicing the country, is:



 A. Islamabad.


 B. Karachi.


 C. Rawalpindi.


 D. Dhaka.


Question 10 of 20

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The center of "Bollywood," India's thriving movie industry, is the city of:



 A. Mumbai.


 B. Kolkata.


 C. Chennai.


 D. Bengalaru.


Question 11 of 20

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The south Asian city that has become a global hub for information technology, electronic goods, and software development is:



 A. Bengaluru.


 B. Peshawar.


 C. Kabul.


 D. Lahore.


Question 12 of 20

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A plan to dredge the Sethusamudram Ship Canal has generated tensions between:



 A. India and Pakistan.


 B. Bangladesh and India.


 C. India and Sri Lanka.


 D. Pakistan and the Maldives.


Question 13 of 20

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The majority of Muslims belong to the sect known as the:



 A. Sunni.


 B. Shiites.


 C. Kurds.


 D. Alawis.


Question 14 of 20

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The Aswan High Dam was built as a result of the Nile Waters Agreement, concluded between:



 A. Egypt and Sudan.


 B. Algeria and Tunisia.


 C. Turkey and Syria.


 D. Egypt and Israel.


Question 15 of 20

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The mountainous region running through northern Morocco, Algeria and Tunisia is the:



 A. Maghreb.


 B. Rub al Khali.


 C. Negev.


 D. Sudd.


Question 16 of 20

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The only country in Arab southwest Asia named after a family is:



 A. Iraq.


 B. Saudi Arabia.


 C. Lebanon.


 D. Syria.


Question 17 of 20

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The Gulf Cooperation Council is dominated by:



 A. Iraq.


 B. Saudi Arabia.


 C. Kuwait.


 D. Iran.


Question 18 of 20

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Mesopotamia, the "cradle of civilization," is located in:



 A. Egypt.


 B. Iran.


 C. Iraq.


 D. Syria.


Question 19 of 20

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Foreign workers comprise eighty percent of the labor force in:



 A. Iran.


 B. Turkey.


 C. Sudan.


 D. Kuwait.


Question 20 of 20

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If quite unlucky, one might encounter a janjaweed while visiting southern:



 A. Sudan.


 B. Turkey.


 C. Oman.


 D. Israel.





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