What effect do monsoons have on the eastern part of India?
How does the Huang He River gets its nickname- Yellow River Yellowish Silt from Mountain Loess
Good character and virtue in thepeople were the keys to social order and peace , according to what?
In some countries a single authoritydecides what is produced. What type of economy is this?Command Economy
What type of government does Japan have today? Constitutional Monarchy
What type of government does North Korea have today? Communist/ Dictatorship and Autocracy
What is an exchange rate?The charge for exchanging currency of one country for another
What is GDP?The total value of goods andservices produced in a country in a given year.
China and Vietnam both havecommunist led governments but theirmodern economies are said to be what type? Mixed/Command-Market
What type of economy does Vietnam have today? Mixed/Command
What type of government does Vietnam have today? Communist
The communist dictatorship ofNorth Korea has what type of economy? Command
What system of government is avoluntary association of independent states that agrees to follow a weak central government? Confederation
What system of government has a central government that controls everything and power is not sharedbetween states, Unitary or provinces? counties
What political trade barrier limits the amount of goods orservices coming into or leaving a Quotas country?
What political trade barrier places a tax on the goods orservices coming into or leaving a country? Tariffs
What role in Japan today is classifiedas the HEAD of government today?The Prime Minister
The concentration on one area What is specialization? of work.
If you are a democratic country you MOST LIKELY have what kind of an economic system? Market
What does Japan import….and WHY?Food and raw materials. There is not enough room for farming.
What does standard of living mean? The way people live in acountry, the style of home, typeof job, availability of resources and entertainment.
To studygovernments, geographers look atgovernment systems. What is this? How the power is distributed.
What system of government has acentral government that controlseverything and power is not sharedbetween states, counties or provinces. Unitary System
Give 4 examples of political tradebarriers… 1. Tariffs 2. Sanctions 3. Embargos 4. Quotas
What are three types of governments? 1. Autocracy 2. Oligarchy 3. Democracy
In what type of government does a fewpeople such as a dominant clan orclique have power and the group getstheir power from either themilitary, wealth, or social status.Also, elections may be held but offeronly one candidate? Oligarchy
In what type of government is thegovernment “Ruled by the people” andindividual freedom and equality isvalued. Where free elections are heldand decisions are based on majorityrule? Democracy
In what type of government is thepower to govern held by one personand where the power to rule isgenerally inherited or imposed bymilitary force? Autocracy
How is a presidential democracy differfrom a parliamentary democracy?In a presidential democracy the executive branch is separate from the legislative branch.
China Communes, mass starvation, andeconomic failure are all associated with what country?
Who is best remembered for theirrole in the Indian independence struggle. Gandhi
What effect did opening China up toforeign trade have on the country? Improved the economy
What caused the Tiananmen Square Massacre in 1989? protesters demanding politicalrights and freedoms from China’s Communist Government
Mohandas Gandhi is known for what? Using non-violentprotest in the Indian Independence Movement.
What pollution problem is most of East Asia affected by?
What program did Mao start to take attention off himself and the government’s failures. The Cultural Revolution.