Flashcards in Chapter 19 SQ and Chapter Review Deck (45):
Bigger than a peninsula but smaller than a continent
A seasonal wind caused by the heating and cooling of large land masses
Emphasizes reincarnation a supreme being with many forms and the caste system
An Indian religion founded by Nanak that tries to combine the teachings of Hinduism with Islam
A system that assigns people to different classes
Priests and teachers who occupy the highest caste of Hinduism
The lowest class of Hinduism
A constant cycle of birth and death each person supposedly lives one life after another
The total effect of a persons actions
A mix of Hinduism and Buddhism
A hurricane that occurs over the waters near Eastern Asia
A title wave
Religious beliefs that ascribe spiritual powers to animals and plants
The first modern missionary in India
Contains the Punjab plains
Was assassinated by a Hindu
Established a secular federal republic
A small country
Frequently hired as guides
Famed for their fighting
How do the mountains along the northern borders affect the climate of South Asia?
They stop the rain and it drops of Southern Asia
Why is India called the world's largest democracy?
It is the largest nation with a democracy
What is the major religion of Pakistan?
What country split from Pakistan in 1971? Why?
What mountain range contains 250 of the highest mountains in the world?
What issue more than any other divides India and it's neighbors?
What type of government does India have?
A federal republic
Why do you think India has such a problem with highway accidents?
There are too many people on the roads
What is the major religion of both Pakistan and Bangladesh?
Which region is the object of dispute between India and Pakistan?
What factors caused the division of Pakistan resulting in the creation of Bangladesh?
Poor communication in Pakistan and war with India.
What political/religious fact makes Nepal unique?
It is Hindu
What do Nepal and Bhutan have in common that make them unique among other countries if South Asia?
They are mostly Hindu
What two groups were at war in Sri Lanka until they singed a ceasefire in 2002?
Sinhalese and the Tamils
What is the majority religion in Sri Lanka?
Which Indian leader promoted nonviolent protest as a means for political reform?
Which three rivers are of greatest importance to India?
The Ganges the Brahmaputra and the indus rivers.
Chapter Review Questions
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