12 Regions of AsiaNote: Definitions of regions tend to vary a bit.
13 Regions of Asia Central Asia includes Kazakhstan and Uzbekistan. Southwest Asia, better known as the Middle East, includes Saudi Arabia and Iraq.North Asia is Russia’s Siberia.East Asia includes China and Japan.Southeast Asia includes Vietnam and Indonesia.South Asia includes India and Pakistan.
68 Q: What large landmass split up millions of years ago, resulting in India’s collision with the rest of Asia?A: Gondwanaland
69 Q: What two terms are used to describe this region of the world? A: South Asia & the Indian Subcontinent
70 Q: What five physical features isolate South Asia Q: What five physical features isolate South Asia? Hint: two landforms and three bodies of water.A: Hindu Kush, Himalayas, Arabian Sea, Indian Ocean & Bay of Bengal.
71 Q: What is the name of the territory in northern India that is claimed by both India and Pakistan? A: Kashmir
72 Q: What is the name of the famous mountain pass through the Hindu Kush mountains? A: Khyber Pass
73 Q: What geographic term is used to describe a landform that is low in elevation and relatively flat? A: Plain
74 Q: What is the large plain in the northern part of South Asia? A: Indo-Gangetic Plain
75 Q: What three rivers form the Indo-Gangetic Plain? A: Indus, Ganges & Brahmaputra
76 Q: What geographical term is used to describe the landform formed at the mouth of a river? A: delta
77 Q: Which country is largely composed of the huge delta formed by the Ganges and Brahmaputra? A: Bangladesh
78 Q: Which two rivers combine to form the largest delta in South Asia? A: Ganges & Brahmaputra
79 Q: What two names are used to describe the large desert located in South Asia? A: Thar & Great Indian Desert
80 Q: In which two countries is the Thar Desert located? A: India & Pakistan
81 Q: What geographic term is used to describe an elevated area that is relatively flat? A: plateau
82 Q: What is the name of the large plateau in central India? A: Deccan Plateau
83 Q: What mountain chain has the biggest influence on the amount of precipitation the Deccan Plateau receives?A: Western Ghats
84 Q: What geographic term is used to describe when one side of a mountain receives a lot of moisture and the other side almost none?A: rain shadow
85 Review: Countries Afghanistan Bangladesh Bhutan India Maldives Nepal PakistanSri LankaAfghanistanPakistanNepalBhutanIndiaBangladeshSri LankaMaldives
86 Review: Bodies of Water Arabian SeaBay of BengalIndian OceanBay of BengalArabian SeaIndian Ocean