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1The Southeast Asian city that ranks highest as a global city-region is
A)Hanoi
B)Bangkok
C)Jakarta
D)Singapore



2Particularly subject to pirate attacks is
A)the Tasman Sea
B)the Serasun Strait
C)the Sulu Sea
D)the Strait of Malacca



3The most westernized country in Southeast Asia is
A)Thailand
B)Vietnam
C)the Philippines
D)Malyasia



4In the 800s and the 1200s Cambodia was the center of which empire?
A)Lao
B)Chinese
C)Khmer
D)Roman



5The valley of the ________ River was the center of a Vietnamese kingdom by the first century B.C.
A)Red
B)Mekong
C)Chao Phraya
D)Irrawaddy



6The only dominantly Christian country in Southeast Asia is
A)The Philippines
B)Vietnam
C)Laos
D)Thailand



7The economic crisis in Southeast Asia in the late 1990s was precipitated by
A)overlending by banks
B)a famine
C)HIV/AIDS
D)A typhoon



8The city-state of _________________ left Malaysia in 1965 to form an independent country.
A)Singapore
B)Brunei
C)Kuala Lumpur
D)Hanoi



9The oil-rich Southeast Asian country that is ruled by a Muslim sultan is
A)Indonesia
B)Brunei
C)Singapore
D)Laos



10The central heart of Thailand is the valley of which river?
A)Irrawaddy
B)Salween
C)Chao Phraya
D)Mekong



11In most Southeast Asian countries, population and economic functions are concentrated in one primate city.
A)True
B)False



12Ethnic Chinese communities are significant in all Southeast Asian countries.
A)True
B)False



13Ecotourism is on the rise in this part of the world because of the beautiful natural landscapes found here.
A)True
B)False



14Environmental problems stem from attempts to establish European farming and tropical plantation crops in the new lands.
A)True
B)False



15The chief beneficiaries of the Green Revolution were poor farmers.
A)True
B)False



16The northern Philippines, Indochina mainland, Thailand, Myanmar, and northern Australia experience a climate.



17The moved people from more to less populated islands in Indonesia.



18Land under cultivation for is expanding in Malaysia and Indonesia.



19What are some resources of the Mekong River? What are the obstacles to their development?



20Why did the Green Revolution fail to solve all the world’s food-supply problems?







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