- 24.1: Identify and explainwhere in the regionthese would be found. Himala...
- 24.2: PLACE Review the notes you tookfor this section. What mountain rang...
- 24.3: Main Ideasa. When and how was SouthAsia formed?b. What are South As...
- 24.4: Geographic ThinkingSeeing Patterns How dothe Himalayas contribute t...
- 24.5: monsoon
- 24.6: cyclone
- 24.7: Hinduism
- 24.8: Ganges River
- 24.9: storm surge
- 24.10: estuary
- 24.11: What geographic term above can be used to describe theMaldives?
- 24.12: What is the religion of most of Indias people?
- 24.13: Where is the worlds tallest mountain peak?
- 24.14: Which river is home to the Hindu goddess Gangamai?
- 24.15: What is the most extreme weather pattern in South Asia?
- 24.16: What is another name for South Asias landmass?
- 24.17: What is the name of the broad seaward end of a river mouth?
- 24.18: What is caused by the cyclones that sweep across the Bayof Bengal?
- 24.19: What seasonal winds play a large role in South Asia?
- 24.20: What island type is the top of a submerged volcano surroundedby cor...
- 24.21: Which mountain ranges resulted from the collision of what is nowthe...
- 24.22: What two tectonic plates were involved in this collision?
- 24.23: In which directions do the three major rivers originating in theHim...
- 24.24: Why is Indias supply of mica important?
- 24.25: When are South Asias monsoon seasons?
- 24.26: What are the advantages and disadvantages of the southwestmonsoons?
- 24.27: Why are the people in Bangladesh vulnerable to cyclones?
- 24.28: Why is the Ganges River so polluted?
- 24.29: Why do Hindu pilgrims bring the ashes of deceased family membersto ...
- 24.30: How long did it take the Bangladeshi people to build a dam acrossth...
- 24.31: Using Your NotesUse your completed chart to answer these questions....
- 24.32: MAKING INFERENCES What are somereasons why the availability of wate...
- 24.33: Identifying ThemesHow can you explain the enormous wall of mountain...
- 24.34: Making InferencesWhy might the Khyber Pass be considered of crucial...
- 24.35: Making GeneralizationsHow does weather cause suffeREGION In which s...
- 24.36: REGION How much precipitationdoes central India receive duringthe w...
- 24.37: PLACE How much rainfall doesBangladesh receive in the summer?
Solutions for Chapter 24: TODAYS ISSUES IN SOUTHWEST ASIA
Full solutions for World Geography
a government regulation specifying a minimum amount of bank capital
a difference in wages that arises to offset the nonmonetary characteristics of different jobs
money without intrinsic value that is used as money because of government decree
the study of how people behave in strategic situations
income elasticity of demand
a measure of how much the quantity demanded of a good responds to a change in consumers’ income, computed as the percentage change in quantity demanded divided by the percentage change in income
law of demand
the claim that, other things being equal, the quantity demanded of a good falls when the price of the good rises
a small incremental adjustment to a plan of action
the total income in the economy that remains after paying for consumption and government purchases
a monopoly that arises because a single firm can supply a good or service to an entire market at a smaller cost than could two or more firms
the stock of equipment and structures that are used to produce goods and services
price elasticity of supply
a measure of how much the quantity supplied of a good responds to a change in the price of that good, computed as the percentage change in quantity supplied divided by the percentage change in price
goods that are both excludable and rival in consumption
the income that households have left after paying for taxes and consumption
the quantity of goods and services produced from each unit of labor input
a tax for which highincome taxpayers pay a larger fraction of their income than do low-income taxpayers
the equation M × V = P × Y, which relates the quantity of money, the velocity of money, and the dollar value of the economy’s output of goods and services
real exchange rate
the rate at which a person can trade the goods and services of one country for the goods and services of another
a cost that has already been committed and cannot be recovered
a table that shows the relationship between the price of a good and the quantity supplied
a situation in which quantity supplied is greater than quantity demanded