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1

A(n) _____ is a chain of islands.

archipelago

2

A monsoon is ___.

a seasonal wind that brings vast amounts of rainfall.

3

The earth's largest landmass is ____.

Eurasia

4

Because of its variety of resources, India has been called ____.

Mother India

5

What are the two large rivers that lend their names to the largest portion of India?

Indus
Ganges

6

What natural boundary keeps monsoon winds from moving to the north and passing out of India?

Himalayas

7

What nation makes up the largest part of Southeast Asia?

China

8

These nations are on the Korean Peninsula.

North Korea
South Korea

9

What nation makes up Northern Asia and part of Europe?

Russia

10

What mountain range separates European Russia from Asian Russia?

Urals

11

The natural boundary between Europe and Asia is the ____ mountains.

Caucasus