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Geography of Asia #1

Test your knowledge about geography of Asia.
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1. Which desert is located between Mongolia and China?
Karakum
Gobi
Kyzylkum
Kalahari
2. Kuala Lumpur is the capital of which country?
Malaysia
Indonesia
Thailand
Singapore
3. Which country is not located on Indochinese Peninsula?
Bhutan
Laos
Vietnam
Malaysia
4. From which country Malaysia gained its independence in 1957?
United Kingdom
Portugal
France
Spain
5. Which island nation became independent from Malaysia in 1965?
East Timor
Singapore
Brunei
Papua New Guinea
6. On which Island is the eastern part of Malaysia situated?
New Guinea
Sumatra
Borneo
Java
7. What is the capital city of Laos?
Vientiane
Hanoi
Dhaka
Phnom Penh
8. What was the former name of the capital city of Kazakhstan Nur-Sultan?
Astana
Bishkek
Ashgabat
Tashkent
9. Amman is the capital city of which country?
Jordan
Yemen
Oman
Syria
10. On which island is Tokyo located?
Hokkaido
Shikoku
Kyushu
Honshu
11. What is official language in Israel?
Arabic
Yiddish
Hebrew
English
12. Which city is legally the capital of Israel, although many other countries don't recognize it?
Tel Aviv
Jerusalem
Nazareth
Haifa
13. Which lake began shrinking in the 1960s and had largely dried up by the 2010s?
Ladoga
Aral Sea
Lake Baikal
Caspian Sea
14. Which lake in Asia is the deepest lake in the world?
Urmia
Baikal lake
Onega
Ladoga
15. How many emirates do United Arab Emirates consist of?
5
15
7
10
16. The Dead sea is located on the border of which two countries?
Jordan and Syria
Israel and Jordan
Lebanon and Israel
Syria and Lebanon
17. What is the name of the strait between Asia and North America?
Strait of Magellan
Bering strait
Bass strait
Strait of Hormuz
18. Which is the most sacred river to Hindu people?
Indus
Krishna
Brahmaputra
Ganges
19. What symbols does China have on its flag?
Yin and yang
Stars
Half moon
Sun and moon
20. Which Asian country has the Star of David on its flag?
Lebanon
Syria
Israel
Jordan
21. Not counting Russia, which of the countries of the former USSR is the largest by area?
Turkmenistan
Uzbekistan
Azerbaijan
Kazakhstan
22. What is official language in Iran?
Arabic
Persian
English
French
23. Which country colonized Indonesia?
Netherlands
United Kingdom
Spain
France
24. Supervolcano Lake Toba erupted 74,000 years ago, nearly causing humans to become extinct. Where is it located?
Sri Lanka
Indonesia
Japan
Taiwan
25. On which island is Jakarta, the capital of Indonesia, located?
Java
Borneo
New Guinea
Sumatra
26. Where is Krakatoa volcano that erupted in 1883 located?
China
Indonesia
Philippines
Japan
27. What is the most spoken first language in India?
Punjabi
English
Hindi
Bengali
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Level 74
Feb 26, 2021
Tokyo is located on the island honshu not hoshu.
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Level 53
Feb 27, 2021
Thanks for that. My mistake.
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Level 73
Feb 26, 2021
The Caucasus also divides Europe and Asia, so you'll probably want to change that question.
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Level 53
Feb 27, 2021
Thanks, you are right. I didn't think about Caucasus.