Most of China’s more than 1.3 billion people belong to the __________, an ethnic group named for a powerful ancient Chinese ruling family.
Of the countries in East Asia, __________ has the lowest population density with only 4 people per square mile (2 people per sq. km).
In recent decades, challenges for growth in China have included all of the following EXCEPT __________.
|B)||rapid population growth|
|C)||farm labor shortages in rural areas|
|D)||an ongoing successful population control program|
The earliest East Asian civilization emerged in __________, which became the region’s culture hearth.
China’s best-known philosopher, Confucius (Kongfuzi), lived during the __________ dynasty.
|C)||Qui Shi Huang Di|
Beginning in the 1890s, Japan built an empire that included __________ and led Japan to fight the United States and other Allied countries in World War II.
|A)||all of China|
Following World War II and the Korean War, Korea was divided into American-backed South Korea and communist-ruled North Korea along the __________.
|C)||Tropic of Cancer|
__________ is the largest language family in East Asia.
Some East Asians practice __________, faith in leaders believed to have powers to heal the sick and to communicate with spirits.
Japan’s lively __________ theater uses costumes, song, and dance.