Map Quiz #1: Asia
boundary separating Asia and Europe
Russian cold region east of Ural Mountains extending to the Pacific Ocean
Siberia is covered in (environment type)
1) Taiga 2)Tundra
largest lake in the world
Largest freshwater lake in the world
Deepest lake in the world
The Yellow River is also called the
The Huang (Yellow) River runs from the _________ into the __________.
Kunlun Mountains into the Yellow Sea
The Yangze River is also called the
The Chang River
Mesopotamia is found between which two rivers
The Tigris and the Euphrates
The old name for Iran is
Most of the Arabian Peninsula is covered in
The Holy City of Islam is
Mecca is located in
The principle population groups of the the Middle East (Southwest Asia) are
1)Arabs 2)Persians 3)Turks 4)Kurds
Modern day Turkey is found in
Anatolia or Asia Minor
Modern day Israel is found in
Both the ________ and the ________ are products of plate tectonics.
Himalayas and the Tibetan Plateau
What 5 nations comprise the Indian subcontinent?
1)India 2)Pakistan 3)Bangladesh 4)Nepal 5)Bhutan
India and Pakistan have an ongoing dispute over the control of the area known as
The Indus River is found in what country?
Where is the strait of Malacca found?
Between the Malay Peninsula and Sumatra (Indonesia)
The largest Muslim country in terms of population is
The Caucasus states are
1)Georgia 2)Armenia 3)Azerbaijan
The five nations emerging in Central Asia after the collapse of the Soviet Union are
1)Kazakhstan 2)Kyrgyzstan 3)Tajikistan 4)Uzbekistan 5)Turkmenistan
The nations in Central Asia mainly speak what language?
All of the nations in Central Asia practice what religion?