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1. The visit of an influential nuclear physicist to a population symposium in 1979 led to
A. new nuclear-power safety measures in populated areas in China.
B. the election of Deng Xiaoping in China.
C. the two-child policy in China.
D. the one-child policy in China.
2. Which of the following statements about Vietnam is true?
A. Vietnam’s current level of rice exports challenges that of India.
B. Vietnamese farmers have long specialized in the production of Arabica coffee.
C. Hanoi is the main center of Vietnam’s marketplace economy.
D. Vietnam is no longer a communist country.
3. Which of the following is not among the four main islands of Japan?
A. Hokkaido
B. Edo
C. Shikoku
D. Honshu
4. Which of the following mainland countries of Southeast Asia was never a European colony?
A. Cambodia
B. Burma (Myanmar)
C. Thailand
D. Laos
5. Which of the following statements is true regarding gender equality in Southeast Asia?
A. Japan’s nationalists support female succession to the Chrysanthemum Throne.
B. Traditional Confucian views no longer maintain the inferiority of women.
C. South Korea is the only Southeast Asian country that supports absolute gender equality.
D. Mao Zedong declared that “Women hold up half the sky.”
6. From 800–1200, the Khmer and Mon peoples moved into the northern regions of
A. Myanmar.
B. Cambodia.
C. Vietnam.
D. Thailand.
7. By the early 2000s, which country was Taiwan’s third-largest trading partner?
A. China
B. South Korea
C. Japan
D. United States
8. The Indonesian name for Borneo is
A. Kalimantan.
B. Brunei.
C. Sulawesi.
D. Irian Jaya.
9. _______ has the largest metropolitan economy in the world.
A. Taipei
B. Hong Kong
C. Tokyo
D. Seoul
10. The seat of the Japanese Emperors moved from Kyoto to Edo
A. during the rule of the Samurai.
B. when Shinto became Japan’s dominant religion.
C. immediately after Edo was renamed Tokyo.
D. under the Meiji Emperor.
11. Which of the following ethnic groups have suffered a long history of discrimination in Japan?
A. Uygurs
B. Ainu
C. Falun Gong
D. Xinjiang
12. Which European colonial power took control of Malaya and built the port at Singapore?
A. The United Kingdom
B. Netherlands
C. Portugal
D. Spain
13. Which of the following statements is true of Singapore?
A. Singapore is member of the Federation of Malaysia.
B. Singapore finally became self-governing in 1965.
C. Singapore is a major manufacturer of computer hard drives.
D. Singapore’s government condemned U.S. military actions in Afghanistan.
14. Which of the following is true of the ethnic composition of Southeast Asia?
A. North and South Korea have been ethnically distinct for many centuries.
B. About 25 percent of Mongolians are ethnic Kazakhs.
C. The Han Chinese comprise more than 90 percent of China’s population.
D. Japanese peoples are mainly descended from mainland Asian populations.
15. According to a 1993 World Bank report, East Asian economic growth in the late twentieth century was
due, in part, to
A. strong governments that maintained business stability.
B. educational programs focused on free higher education.
C. governments that favored import substitution over export competitiveness.
D. relatively weak laissez-faire government policies.
16. Until the mid-1900s, most Chinese cities were
A. market and administrative centers.
B. small towns.
C. nonexistent.
D. very few in number.
17. The Demilitarized Zone between North and South Korea was established in
A. 1945.
B. 1953.
C. 1963.
D. 1911.
18. Which of the following statements is true of East Timor?
A. It’s 90 percent Buddhist.
B. It’s the newest country in Southeast Asia.
C. It’s a former colony of Spain.
D. It gained independence in 1688.
19. The Filipinos call it the Luzon Sea and the Vietnamese call it the East Sea, but however it’s named, the
_______ Sea is the world’s largest sea body after the five oceans.
A. Philippine
B. South China
C. Celebes
D. Java
20. With respect to human rights issues in Southeast Asia, which statement is most accurate?
A. Both Cambodia and Vietnam carried out ethnic eradication programs against hill people.
B. The Khmer Rouge leaders have never been brought to trial.
C. Chinese merchants living in Cambodia and elsewhere have carried out vendettas against hill tribes.
D. The leaders of the Khmer Rouge fled from Cambodia after 1979.