"China map questions 1 3 school"
China Map Question 1 Label: Pacific Ocean Sea of Japan Yellow Sea East China Sea South China Sea Bay of Bengal Arabian Sea Persian Gulf Red Sea Indian Ocean Answer the questions: Look at the map of Asia on pages A18 and A19. What three island chains east and southeast of China might have become important Chinese trading partners? Why? Label the three island chains. China Map Question 2 Label: Plateau of Tibet Tian Shan (Mtns.) Himalayas Kunlun Shan (Mtns.) Qinling Shandi (Mtns.) Answer the questions: Why would these geographic features make sea trade more popular than overland trade? China Map Question 3 Label: Huang He (Yellow River) Chang Jiang (Yangtze River) Shanghai Luoyang Kaifeng Grand Canal Yangzhou Hangzhou Answer the questions: a. Why do you think the land near these rivers would be heavily populated? b. What benefits might the Grand Canal offer to people living in China? In other words, why might a ruler build such a vast public works project?