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India
Bhutan
Bangladesh
Afghanistan
Asia
monsoon
archipelago
Deccan Plateau
sediment
delta
Northern Plains
Himalayas
subcontinent

South Asia Word Search

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Description

easternghats
westernghats
hindukush
karakoramrange
himalayamountains
gangesriver
indusriver
brahmaputrariver
bayofbengal
arabiansea
indianocean
myanmar
china
maldives
srilanka
bangladesh
bhutan
nepal
india
pakistan
afghanistan

South Asia Word Search

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Description

himalayas
sherpas
bollywood
green revolution
diwali
sikhism
kolkata
delhi
mumbai
caste
buddhism
hinduism
colony
gandhi
monsoons
indus
delta
ganges
everest
subcontinent
taj mahal
pakistan
sri lanka
nepal
bangladesh
bhutan
Maldives
India

Asia Crossword Puzzle

Type
Crossword
Description

A large landmass that is smaller than a continent Subcontinent
Earth's highest mountain Mount Everest
River in India that flows through the nations of India and Bangladesh Ganges River
A landform at the mouth of a river created by sediment deposits Delta
A major river in Pakistan Indus River
Seasonal winds that bring either dry or moist air to an area Monsoon
The highest mountain in the world; they separate the Indian Subcontinent from China Himalayas
A high plateau of western China Plateau of Tibet
A desert in China and Mongolia; world's coldest desert Gobi
A plains region of northeastern China North China Plain
A major river in northern China Huang He
Fertile, Yellowish soil loess
A major river in China; Asia's longest river Chang Jiang
A volcano and Japan's highest peak Fuji
A peninsula on the east coast of Asia Korean peninsula
A destructive and fast-moving wave Tsunami
A place where lots of fish and other seafood can be caught Fishery
A large peninsula in Southeast Asia Indochina Peninsula
A narrow peninsula in Southeast Asia Malay Peninsula
A large group of islands Archipelago
The world's second largest island New Guinea
The world's third-largest island Borneo
A major river in Southeast Asia Mekong River
A huge coral reef off the northeastern coast of Australia Great Barrier Reef
A chain of rocky material found in shallow tropical waters Coral Reef
The original inhabitants of Austrailia Micronesia
The original inhabitants of New Zealend outback
The dry interior region of Australia Aborigines
A large group of Pacific islands located east of the Phillipines Micronesia

South Asia Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

A landmass that is like a continent, only smaller such as south asia, which is called indian subcontinent SUBCONTINENT
A mountain range in South Asia that includes Mount Everest, the world's tallest mountain peak Himalaya Mountains
Land that is rich farmland, composed of clay silt, sand or gravel deposited by running water Alluvial plains
A set of closely gropuped islands ARCHIPELAGO
A seasonal wind, especially in south asia MONSOON
A violent storm with fierce winds and heavy rain; the most extreme weather pattern in south asia CYCLONE
A dominant religion of india HINDUISM
River in south asia; an important resource flowing more that 1,500 miles from its source in a himalayas glacier to the bay of bengal GANGES RIVER
A high level brought by a cyclone that swamps low-lying areas STORM SURGES
A broadened seaward end a river, where the rivers current meets the ocean tides Estuary
The period of British rule in india raj
The movement that uses all means of protest except violence nonviolent resistence
The process of breaking up large landholdings to attain a more balanced land distribution among farmers land reform
an agricultural program launched by scientists in the 1960's to develop higher-yielding grains varieties and improve food production GREEN REVOLUTION

Countries of Asia Word Search

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Description

Jordan
Indonesia
Afghanistan
Bangladesh
Syria
North Korea
Singapore
Sri Lanka
Philippines
Vietnam
Maldives
Iran
Kuwait
Iraq
Taiwan
Pakistan
Mongolia
Russia
India
Thailand
South Korea
Israel
Japan
China

Social Studies 6 Chapter 4 Vocabulary Word Search

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Word Search
Description

deccan plateau
himalaya
indus river
ganges river
tibet
nepal
pilgrim
stupa
dynasty
asoka
ahimsa
theocracy
nirvana
buddhism
karma
dharma
reincarnation
hinduism
guru
caste
raja
sanskrit
monsoon
subcontinent
Brahmins
Aryans

Ancient India crossword puzzle Answers

Type
Crossword
Description

A large land mass like a continent but smaller Subcontinent
A trans-boundary of Asia Ganges River
A long mountain range Hindu Kush
A mountain range in Asia Himalayas
One of the main rivers mentioned in Rig Veda Saraswati River
seasonal wind differences Monsoons
An Asian river that rises in Tibet Indus River Valley
An ancient civilization that flourished in Indus River Valley Harrappan Civilization
A community that was carefully planned Planned Cities
A city in SE Pakistan Mohnenjo-Daro
A Reddish brown metal Copper Tools
Is a kind legislative Weighs and Measures

Ancient India Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

The fertile region of the Indian subcontinent. Gangetic plain
Another plateau of the Indian subcontinent that receives very little water. Deccan
These plains receive heavy, seasonal rains. coastal
People of the Indus River Valley cultivated and traded this item. cotton
How most people in India earn their living. farming
The main religious practice of the Indian people. hinduism
Most accepted theory for the fall of the Indus River Valley. invasion theory
Another theory suggests the people____ their land. over farmed
Group that emerged from Central Asia to India between 2000-1500 B.C. Aryans
Period of time in which the Vedas were composed vedic age
Aryans belief in many gods and goddesses is a religious practice known as... polytheism
Highest social group in the Caste System brahmins
A farmer would belong to which caste? vaisyas
The outcasts of society were known as the... untouchables
The cast that included farm workers and servants. sudras

Tom Hunter puzzle Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

smaller version of a continent Subcontinent
Tallest mountain MountEverest
A river that flows through Inda and Bangladesh Gangesriver
This landform appears by a river mouth delta
This river passes through India China and Pakistan Indusriver
seasonal winds monsoon
worlds largest mountain range Himalayas
also known as the Tibetan Plateau PlateauofTibet
desrt with occasional snow Gobi
largest plain in eastern Asia NorthChinaplain
Also known as the Yellow River HaungHe
windblown sediment found in eastern China Loess
Also known as Yangtze River Changjiang
active volcano in japan Fuji
North and South Korea KoreanPeninsula
Giant waves tsunami
a placy with an abundance of fish fishery
Also known as mainland Southeast Asia Indochinapeninsula
Southernmost point of Asia Mainland Maylay peninsula
group of islands archipelago
large island in the Southwest Pacific region Newguinea
giant rugged island borneo
7th longest river in Asia mekong river
Giant Reef off of the coast in austrailia Greatbarrierreef
natural rock formations in oceans coralreef
an ihabitnant in austrailia Aborigines
people of New Zealand maori

Vocabulary Week:4 Term:2 Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

a large, distinguishable part of a continent, such as North America or southern Africa. Subcontinent
___________ is traditionally defined as a seasonal reversing wind accompanied by corresponding changes in precipitation, but is now used to describe seasonal changes in atmospheric circulation and precipitation associated with the asymmetric heating of land and sea. Monsoon
a large natural stream of water flowing in a channel to the sea, a lake, or another such stream. rivers
an area of relatively level high ground. plateaus
the process or fact of isolating or being isolated isolation
abandon (a person, cause, or organization) in a way considered disloyal or treacherous desert
A mountain system of south-central Asia extending about 2,400 km (1,500 mi) through Kashmir, northern India, southern Tibet, Nepal, and Bhutan. The Himalayas include nine of the world's ten highest peaks, including Mount Everest. Himalayas mountains
a river in southern Asia that rises in the Himalayas and flows for 1,800 miles (2,900 km) through Tibet, northeastern India, and Bangladesh to join the Ganges River at its delta on the Bay of Bengal. Brahmaputra
___________is an Asian river that rises in Tibet and flows through northern India Indus River
a desert region to the east of the Indus River that lies in the states of Rajasthan and Gujarat in northwestern India and in the Punjab and Sind regions of southeastern Pakistan. Also called Great Indian Desert. Thar Desert
The plateau is bounded on the east and west by the Ghats, escarpments that meet at the plateau’s southern tip. Its northern extremity is the Satpura Range. The Deccan’s average elevation is about 2,000 feet (600 metres), sloping generally eastward. Deccan Plateau