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Because of mountains, farmland in Japan is limited or unlimited?
is limited
Japan experiences many earthquakes because....
it lies on the Ring of Fire
Japan modeled its way of life on that of what country?
China
Japan imports raw materials and exports what?
manufactured goods
The Korean War erupted after what event?
North Korea attacked South Korea
The North Korean government ______ and ______ factories and farms.
owns and runs
Japan's form of government is what?
constitutional monarchy
The Korean Peninsula juts out from northern China between the Sea of Japan and the----- Sea.
Yellow
North Korea is separated from China by the________River
Yalu River
Japan has 2 major religions...what are they?
Shinto and Buddhism
How did the Korean War end?
no victory and no peace treaty
Which martial art originated in Korea?
Tae Kwon Do
Most of the people of Indonesia belong to what ethnic group?
Malay
Thailand's government is trying to preserve one of its valuable resources by limiting what?
widespread cutting down of forests
What is one of the world's smallest countries?
Singapore
The Philippines spent more than 300 years as colony of what country?
Spain
Papua New Guinea shares the island of New Guinea with
Indonesia
Vietnam was once ruled by what country?
France
Which country was once called Burma?
Myanmar
Most people in Indonesia are what religion?
Muslim
Indonesia experiences many earthquakes because it is located where..........
2 tectonic plates meet
capital city of North Korea
Pyongyang
huge sea waves caused by undersea earthquakes
tsunamis
capital city of Japan
Tokyo
huge urban area made up of several large cities
megalopolis
major religion in Japan
Shinto
the northern island of Japan
Hokkaido
body of water between Japan and Korea
Sea of Japan
military leaders
shoguns
Japanese form of wrestling
sumo
Japan's highest moutain and national symbol
Mount Fuji
powerful japanese warriors
samurai
Tokyo, Yokohama, Osaka, and Nagoya
Japanese megalopolis
area around Pacific Ocean where the earth's crust often shifts
Ring of Fire
Japanese city destroyed by an American atomic bomb during WWII
Hiroshima
the use of every available piece of land to grow crops
intensive cultivation
South Korea's capital
Seoul
Kingdom of early Korea
Silla
famous type of Japanese poetry
Haiku
highly spiced Korean vegetable dish
Kimchi
historical plays in Japanese theater
Kabuki