Capitals
Water- Vocab
climate/Deserts
Country Facts
Rivers/Oceans/Seas
farming/commodities
100

Capital of Iran

What is Tehran

100

Fertile place in a dry area where water is found?

What is oases

100

a giant wave caused by an earthquake volcano or landslide

What is a tsunami

100

In the Himalayas mountain over 29,000 ft what mountain is it?

Mt. Everest

100

What is the longest river in the world

What is the Nile

100

time when people are starving because of lack of food 

what is famines

200

Capital of Egypt

What is Cairo?

200

Narrow passage of water that connects larger bodies of water

What is a straight

200

Seasonal winds that bring intense rainfall during part of the year

What is monsoons?

200

Southwest Asia and North Africa possess an important source of energy and wealth what is it?

What is oil

200

What sea is located between Vietnam and the Phillippnes?

South China Sea

200

What is the time period called when humans began to grow crops instead of gathering plants 

What is the  Agricultural Revolution

300

Capital of India

What is New Delhi

300

Underground tunnels, to carry mountain waters to dry plains.  (located in Iran)

What is a qanats (Kuh Notz)

300

desert area that is very dry, with extremely high daytime temperatures

What is arid

300

East Africa is easy to spot on a map it is shaped like?

what is Rhinoceros Horn

300

Famous River in India has special significance to the Hindu religion

what is Ganges

300

when you grow food for your family and nothing to sell to anyone else what is this called?

What is subsistence farming

400

Capital of Russia

What is Moscow

400

low-lying land next to rivers formed by sediment deposited by flooding

What is a floodplain?

400

forest with warm temperatures, plentiful rain, high humidity, and thick vegetation

what is rain forest

400

what animal is a vital part of African wildlife? (we talked about this)

What is big cats, (lions, cheetahs and leopards)

400

Located on the border of Uzbekistan and Kazakhstan this sea has been shrinking due to irrigation.



What is Aral Sea

400

Farmers started using new seeds to grow wheat.  Increased crop yield and wheat and rice production during the late 60's.  What is this Revolution called?

What is the Green Revolution

500

Capital of Japan

What is Tokyo

500

the process of redirecting water to crops using channels and ditches

what is irrigation

500

This desert is located in Northern Africa and is one of top three largest deserts in the world

What is Sahara

500

The Burj Khalifa stands 2,716.5 feet high and is the tallest building in the world. Where is it located?

What is Dubai

500

What sea is located between Saudi Arabia and Egypt

What is the The Red Sea?

500

The Democratic Republic of the Congo has a wealth of natural resources name one...

what is copper, forests, diamonds, and the Congo River itself.

600

Capital of China

What is Beijing?

600

land between the river, which is a flat area of land located next to a stream or river that floods

what is alluvial plain?

600

This desert is located on Pakistani and Indian border, is also known as the Great Indian Desert

What is Thar?

600

Mt Everest is the tallest mountain in the world and is located in what mountain range? Is in between what countries?

What is Himalaya and is located between Nepal and Tibet 

600

what major waterway is located in Central Africa? Several large rivers flow into it and it then flows into the Atlantic Ocean

What is the Congo River

600

What are some negative effects of the Green Revolution?

what is more fertilizer, irrigation and pesticides which all cost more money so benefit was to the wealthy farmer

and 

All of the fertilizer and pesticides caused pollution

700

What is the capital of Thailand?

Bangkok

700

Electricity produced by a water source such as a river

what is hydroelectric power?

700

What is a Tangram?

What is an ancient chinese puzzle

700

Island built out of sand in Dubai

Hint has a specific shape of a tree

What is the island name or the tree?

What is Palm Jumeirah? 

or what is Palm Tree?

700

This river flows along the border of Russia and Manchuria in China. It flows into the Sea of Japan




What is Amur?

700

China primarily produces ?

What is rice, wheat, potatoes, tomato, peanuts, tea, millet, barley, cotton, oilseed corn and soybeans

800

Capital of Iraq

What is Baghdad

800

barrier to protect a harbor

what is breakwaters?

800

In China Emperor of Qin was buried in 210 BC, a replica of his army was buried with him it included 8099 ?  sculpted from ? 

What is? Soliders and Terra Cotta

800

Mountains are located in Iran at the southern end of the Caspian Sea

What is Elburz

800

the yellow river is the second largest river in China and one of the longest river system in the world what does the water carry that causes it to be yellow?

What is Silt?

800

List an example of sustainable farming.

manure instead of fertilizer

crop rotation

organic seeds- non gmo

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