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Geography of Tibet: Quiz

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Question 1: The valleys of ________, Shigatse, Gyantse and the Brahmaputra are free from permafrost, covered with good soil and groves of trees, well irrigated, and richly cultivated.
Doilungdêqên CountyDamxung CountyLhasaLhünzhub County

Question 2: The geography of Tibet consists of the high mountains, lakes and rivers lying between Central, East and ________.
IndiaSouth AsiaBrāhmī scriptPunjabi language

Question 3: As a whole the system forms the watershed between rivers flowing to the ________ – the Indus, Brahmaputra and Salween and its tributaries – and the streams flowing into the undrained salt lakes to the north.
Pacific OceanAtlantic OceanArabian SeaIndian Ocean

Question 4: [22] On the south it is bounded by the ________, on the north by a broad mountain system.
Western GhatsHimalayasDeccan PlateauHindu Kush

Question 5: The lake region extends from the Pangong Tso Lake in Ladakh, Lake Rakshastal, Yamdrok Lake and Lake Manasarovar near the source of the ________, to the sources of the Salween, the Mekong and the Yangtze.
Indus River DeltaGanges BasinGanges DeltaIndus River

Question 6: Due to the presence of ________ over the Chang Tang, the soil is boggy and covered with tussocks of grass, thus resembling the Siberian tundra.
PalsaActive layerPatterned groundPermafrost

Question 7: This region is called the ________ (Byang sang) or 'Northern Plateau' by the people of Tibet.
ChangthangLadakhPangong LakeIndia

Question 8: It is bounded on the north and east by China Proper, on the west by the Kashmir Region of India and on the south by Nepal, India and ________.
CambodiaMalaysiaUnited Arab EmiratesBhutan

Question 9: Most of Tibet sits atop a geological structure known as the Tibetan Plateau which includes the ________ and many of the highest mountain peaks in the world.
Hindu KushDeccan PlateauWestern GhatsHimalayas

Question 10: It is some 1100 km (700 mi) broad, and covers an area about equal to that of ________.
CanadaUnited KingdomFranceItaly







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