- 1 Which of the following is one of the main reasons that Pakistan has had a difficult time achieving economic growth?
- 2 What is the most serious natural hazard in Bangladesh?
- 3 What territory of South Asia is claimed by both India and Pakistan?
- 4 Which of the following countries in South Asia is an island?
- 5 What threat to Dharavi’s housing exists?
- 6 What are Bustees?
- 7 Why is Bangladesh Vulnerable?
- 8 What is the name for India’s secluded or untouchable caste?
- 9 Why is there flooding in Bangladesh?
- 10 Which is the oldest country in South Asia?
- 11 Which country does not come under South Asia?
- 12 Why is Asia so populated?
- 13 What are the two most important rivers in South Asia?
- 14 How many countries are in the world?
- 15 How many countries are in Saarc?
Which of the following is one of the main reasons that Pakistan has had a difficult time achieving economic growth?
Pakistan has had a difficult time achieving economic growth because it is burdened by high levels of defense spending. The Punjab is considered to be the breadbasket of Sri Lanka.
What is the most serious natural hazard in Bangladesh?
The most serious natural hazard in Bangladesh is volcanoes.
What territory of South Asia is claimed by both India and Pakistan?
Kashmir is divided between Pakistan, China, and India.
Which of the following countries in South Asia is an island?
Sri Lanka is an island country in South Asia with borders to India and Maldives.
What threat to Dharavi’s housing exists?
What threat to Dharavi’s housing exists? Because Dharavi is an illegal settlement, housing built on land not owned by the builders could be torn down by the city of Mumbai. Which of the following exemplifies the ability of Dharavi’s inhabitants to create a viable and vibrant community despite their living conditions?
What are Bustees?
The term bustee is often used interchangeably with slum. Generally, a bustee is an inferior slum. There are at least 2,000 bustees in Kolkata city, and in the metropolitan area the total bustee population was estimated to be 3 million.
Why is Bangladesh Vulnerable?
Bangladesh is exceptionally vulnerable to climate change. Its low elevation, high population density and inadequate infrastructure all put the nation in harm’s way, along with an economy that is heavily reliant on farming.
What is the name for India’s secluded or untouchable caste?
The term dalits was in use as a translation for the British Raj census classification of Depressed Classes prior to 1935. It was popularised by the economist and reformer B. R. Ambedkar (1891–1956), who included all depressed people irrespective of their caste into the definition of Dalits.
Why is there flooding in Bangladesh?
It is very prone to flooding due to being situated on the Brahmaputra River Delta (also known as the Ganges Delta) and the many distributaries flowing into the Bay of Bengal. Coastal flooding, combined with the bursting of river banks is common, and severely affects the landscape and society of Bangladesh.
Which is the oldest country in South Asia?
Nepal is the oldest sovereign country of South Asia.
Which country does not come under South Asia?
Modern definitions of South Asia are consistent in including Afghanistan, India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Nepal, Bhutan and Maldives as the constituent countries. Afghanistan is, however, considered by some to be a part of Central Asia, Western Asia, or the Middle East.
Why is Asia so populated?
According to the World Bank, the aging population and low fertility rates are to blame for the increase in population as 36 percent of the world’s population over 65 currently live in East Asia.
What are the two most important rivers in South Asia?
The major rivers in South Asia are the Ganges, the Indus, and the Brahmaputra Rivers. The Ganges River flows across northern India into Bangladesh.
How many countries are in the world?
How many countries are there in the world? Since South Sudan became an independent state on 9 July 2011, there are now 195 independent sovereign nations in the world (not including the disputed but de facto independent Taiwan), plus some 60 dependent areas, and several disputed territories, like Kosovo.
How many countries are in Saarc?
Members. The member states are Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, the Maldives, Nepal, Pakistan, and Sri Lanka. The SAARC was founded by seven states in 1985.