Question 1: Most of this region rests on a distinct ________, the Indian Plate (the northerly portion of the Indo-Australian Plate), and is isolated from the rest of Asia by mountain barriers.
Question 2: According to historians Sugata Bose and Ayesha Jalal, Indian Subcontinent has come to be known as South Asia "in more recent and neutral parlance." [9 ] ________ Ronald B.
Question 3: The terms "Indian subcontinent" and " ________" are used interchangeably.
Question 6: It may also include the island country of [23 ] ________ . [24 ]
Question 7: The region may also include the disputed territory of ________, which was part of the British Indian princely state of Jammu and Kashmir, but is now administered as a part of the Chinese autonomous region of Xinjiang.
Question 8: A booklet published by the [25 ] ________ in 1959 includes Afghanistan, Ceylon (Sri Lanka), India, Nepal, and Pakistan as part of the "Subcontinent of South Asia".