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The HIndu Kush Mountains form a barrier between
a) the Ganges and Brahmaputra Rivers.
b) the Eastern and Western Ghats.
c) India and Afghanistan.
d) India and China.

The earth under the HImalayas is always moving. Which of the following is NOT an effect of that movement?
a) Landslides are common in the area.
b) Earthquakes are common in the area.
c) The Deccan Plateau rises slightly every year.
d) Mount Everest rises slightly every year.

The Eastern and Western Ghats are
a) rivers.
b) mountain ranges.
c) plateaus.
d) glaciers.

The Deccan Plateau
a) forms India's northern border.
b) forms India's southern border.
c) is between two rivers in northern India.
d) is between two mountain ranges in southern India.

Which of these is one effect of a monsoon?
a) Landslides become more common.
b) Rich minerals are deposited in the valley.
c) Earthquakes are more common.
d) Rich minerals are deposited on the plateau.

Which river begins in the Himalayas, flows through what is now Pakistan, and empties into the Arabian Sea?
a) Brahmaputra
b) Ganges
c) Indus
d) Kush

Where is the Khyber Pass?
a) in the HIndu Kush Mountains
b) on the Deccan Plateau
c) in the Brahmaputra River valley
d) in the Eastern Ghats

The Brahmaputra, Ganges, and Indus rivers all start in the mountains. What is one result of this?
a) The water is too cold to be useful for farming.
b) The water is too polluted for drinking.
c) The water carries sediment that is good for farming.
d) The water carries fish that are good for eating.

If you had lived in 2500 B.C.E., where would you most likely have chosen to settle?
a) on the Deccan PLateau
b) in the Hindu Kush Mountains
c) near the Indus River
d) in the Thar Desert

The Himalaya Mountains form India's northern border. What is one possible benefit of the mountains being there?
a) protection from enemies
b) roads for trade routes
c) a constant suppy of water
d) fertile farmland for crops

What is located between the Eastern and Western Ghats?
a) the HIndu Kush Mountains
b) the Himalaya Mountains
c) the Deccan Plateau
d) the Indus River

The Brahmaputra River begins in the Himalayas, flows into a valley, and eventually joins the Ganges River on the plains. As it flows, its depth varies. At what pont is the Brahmaputra at its shallowest?
a) in the mountains
b) during the monsoon
c) in the valley
d) during the summer

India is attached to Asia and surrounded on 3 sides by water. Because of these features it is called
a) an isthmus
b) a subcontinent
c) an ecosystem
d) a plateau

The Indus River valley is important for its
a) cities.
b) gold deposits.
c) iron deposits.
d) farmland.

A huge mass of ice that slides slowly over a land area is called
a) a glacier.
b) a monsoon.
c) a plateau.
d) a pontoon.

A strong wind that brings heavy rain to southern Asia in the summer is called
a) a glacier.
b) a monsoon.
c) a subcontinent.
d) a plateau.

A landmass, such as India, that is of great size, but smaller than a continent, is called
a) a subcontinent.
b) a monsoon.
c) a glacier.
d) physical features.

Mountains, rivers, plateaus, seas, etc. are called
a) glaciers
b) mountain ranges
c) physical features
d) subcontinents

A flat area of land that is elevated, or raised, above the land around it is called
a) a plateau.
b) a river valley.
c) a glacier.
d) a desert.

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