Question 1 of 20 5.0 Points
Although located in southeast Asia, most people in the country of __________ are Roman Catholic.
Question 2 of 20 5.0 Points
Of the mainland countries of southeast Asia, the country with the highest per capita income is:
Question 3 of 20 5.0 Points
Seeking to diversify its agricultural sector, __________ has in recent years become a major exporter of robusta coffee to the global market, rivaling Brazil's production.
Question 4 of 20 5.0 Points
The country with the largest population in Southeast Asia, Australia, and Oceania region is:
D. East Timor.
Question 5 of 20 5.0 Points
__________ has a history of tin mining, dominating world production for many years.
Question 6 of 20 5.0 Points
The only member of OPEC in southeast Asia is:
B. New Zealand.
Question 7 of 20 5.0 Points
Which of the following organizations was originally established to stop the spread of communism in southeast Asia?
Question 8 of 20 5.0 Points
Tsunamis, such as that which struck southeast Asia in 2004, are usually caused by:
A. global warming.
B. undersea earthquakes.
C. typhoons (hurricanes).
D. flooding of local rivers.
Question 9 of 20 5.0 Points
__________ is Australia's one significant mountain chain running just inland along the continent's east coast.
A. The Transantarctic Mountains
B. The Great Dividing Range
D. The Great Barrier Mountains
Question 10 of 20 5.0 Points
__________ was once joined to Africa, Antarctica, South America and the peninsula of India.
D. New Zealand
Question 11 of 20 5.0 Points
The Great Dividing Range of __________ contains a wealth of mineral resources.
B. Papua New Guinea
C. New Zealand
Question 12 of 20 5.0 Points
The Maori are an indigenous group found in:
B. New Caledonia.
D. New Zealand.
Question 13 of 20 5.0 Points
The Tropic of Capricorn crosses which country?
C. East Timor
Question 14 of 20 5.0 Points
Oceania's __________ industry is one of the few economic vehicles people of the subregion have to increase their incomes.
Question 15 of 20 5.0 Points
__________ now sells more goods to Japan than to Australia, the United States and the U.K. combined.
B. New Zealand
Question 16 of 20 5.0 Points
Most of the South Pacific islands gained their independence in the:
Question 17 of 20 5.0 Points
The dried white meat that lines the inside of the coconut shell and provides and oil used in soaps and candles is called:
Question 18 of 20 5.0 Points
Nauru was once one of the world's most prosperous countries, and had one of the highest per capita incomes among countries in the 1980s. This wealth was due to the deposits of what mineral found there?
Question 19 of 20 5.0 Points
In 1991, the __________ banned commercial mining activities and introduced protection regulations in Antarctica.
A. Antarctic Treaty
B. Afforestation Policy
C. Wilkes Land Agreement
D. Wellington Agreement
Question 20 of 20 5.0 Points
Which of the following countries does NOT claim to "own" a portion of Antarctica?
D. The United States