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In 1989, a pro-democracy movement was crushed in:
The Chinese were, historically:
isolated from much of the rest of the
anxious to play a major role in world
conquerors of much of Africa at various times
in their history
rulers over Japan
rulers over much of northern India
In the first "Opium War" (1839-1842) China's opponent
Which of the following nations did not have a sphere
of influence in China?
The Portuguese possession near the mouth of the Xi
Xanggang (Hong Kong)
The rustbelt of China is:
The Chinese name for the Yellow River is the:
Which of the following statements is false?
Northern China grows wheat and cotton, South
China grows rice and tea.
Northern and northwest China is the land of
the ox and the camel, South China uses the water
While northern China is stagnating
economically in the 1990s, South China is swept
up in the changes of the Pacific Rim.
Northern China contains the Huang River, but
South China is close to Xanggang (Hong
All of the above are true.
Central China is dominated by the:
A major project currently that Chinese
environmentalists protest is the:
Three Gorges Dam
extraterritorialization of Tibet
none of the above
Which region contains Tibet?
Which of the following statements concerning Xinjiang
Xinjiang's population is about 75 percent
The majority of the region's people are
The Uygurs are concentrated in the Tarim
Xinjiang's total population today is about 16
Just one generation ago, Xinjiang's
population was only about 5 percent Chinese.
The Meiji Restoration:
restored Japan to its former position of
power and regional influence
marked the beginning of Japan's modernization
and generated its economic and military
witnessed the rise of Kyoto as the country's
modern capital city
halted Japan's explosive population growth
and has led to a stable population since about
occurred after the disastrous defeat Japan
suffered in World War II
Most Japanese are Buddhists.
Japan has the most unvaried population of its
size in the world.
The Ainu were the first inhabitants of
Shoguns were military rulers in Japan.
Japan remained isolated for many years until
the American fleet sailed into Japanese harbors
in the 1850s.
________ percent of Japan's labor force is engaged in
agricultural production in the 1990s.
Less than 8
More than 65
The outcome of the Korean War in the 1950s was:
defeated North Korea was returned to the
control of Japan
victory for the South, which soon became
a military stalemate resulting in the
continued division of the country
a short pause, followed by renewed war that
still drags on to this day
the unification of the two Koreas
The Nationalist leader who led 2 million refugees to
Taiwan during the Communist takeover of the mainland and
then established the Republic of China on that island,
Kim Il Sung
The Special Economic Zone that has been most
______ percent of China's population live in urban
Which of the following is NOT a commonly used measure
of economic development?
per capita national product
productivity per worker
per capita energy consumption