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100

Development of the spice trade in Southeast Asia led to this process, in which one country rules and develops trade in another country for its own benefit.

What is colonialism?

100

This country, located in Southeast Asia, has both a mainland and island component.

What is Malaysia?

100

This is a regional version of a language, much like the difference in UK English versus US English.

What is a dialect?

100

This is the traditional religion of Southeast Asia, in which people believe that spirits exist in animals, plants, objects, and even places.

What is animism?

100

This refers to the Mekong, Chao Praya, and Irrawady Rivers, which run near each other horizontally.

What are the Parallel Rivers of Southeast Asia?

200

In Sumatra in 2004, this type of giant ocean wave killed at least 225,000 people.

What is a tsunami?

200

This is the Easternmost mainland country in Southeast Asia.

What is Vietnam?

200

As older speakers of native languages die off and younger people speak new and more common languages, native languages are starting to disappear, and with them, parts of traditional ______ disappear also.

What is culture?

200

Animists perform these regularly repeated actions to please spirits and bring good fortune to their families and villages.

What are rituals?

200

This is the term for volcano that has been inactive for a long period of time.

What is dormant?

300

This early Cambodian empire was the longest-lasting in ancient times, lasting from the 800s to the 1430s.

What is the Khmer empire?

300

One specific quality of this country's culture is remarkable architecture, with slanted roofs to protect from monsoons and buildings built on legs to avoid flood waters.

What is Thailand?

300

This is the spread of languages from their original location.

What is language diffusion?

300

Arab traders came to SE Asia in the 1300s, bringing with them this religion.

What is Islam?

300

This is the term for countries that are divided into separate parts (such as a chain of islands), often making it hard to govern.

What are fragmented countries?

400

Social Media and internet campaigns led to a great change in the 2008 election and information gathering in this country.

What is Malaysia?

400

This island nation has over 17,000 islands, 300 ethnic groups, and 700 languages.

What is Indonesia?

400

This is the official language of The Philippines.

What is Filipino?

400

Colonials from this continent brought Christianity and the English language to Southeast Asia.

What is Europe?

400

This is the term for strips of land that connect two landmasses.

What are land bridges?

500

In the rainforest covering about 40% of the mainland peninsula, this term refers to the variety of species that live in the ecosystem.

What is biodiversity?

500

This is one of the world's busiest ports and economic power; in Southeast Asia, along with the world, this is one of the most wealthy areas.

What is Singapore?

500

Early traders used this language as a common language to communicate.

What is Malay?

500

This group brought Buddhism and Confucianism to SE Asia when they conquered Vietnam in 111 BC.

Who are the Chinese?

500

This underexplored mountain range is believed to be home to many unidentified plant and animal species.

What are the Foja Mountains?

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