Asian Geography Multiple Choice

Can you answer these multiple choice questions related to Asian geography?
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1. Which one of these is NOT an island nation entirely?
Philippines
Bahrain
Malaysia
Japan
Malaysia has a bigger part of itself on the island of Borneo, but is not considered an island nation
2. Out of top ten most populous urban areas of the world, how many of them are in Asia?
Seven
Eight
Nine
Ten
9th is Mexico City and 10th New York City
3. What is the official language of Israel?
Aramaic
Hebrew
Arabic
Yiddish
Arabic used to be one of Israel's official languages until 2018
4. What body of water does the Ganges River empty into?
Arabian Sea
Persian Gulf
Bay of Bengal
Laccadive Sea
5. What is the biggest city of Pakistan?
Lahore
Hyderabad
Karachi
Rawalpindi
6. Which desert is Asia's largest by area?
Thar
Gobi
Arabian
Karakum
7. What is the approximate population of Asia?
4.0 billion
4.4 billion
3.8 billion
4.9 billion
8. Which one of these oceans does the continent of Asia NOT border?
Southern Ocean
Pacific Ocean
Atlantic Ocean
Arctic Ocean
Asia borders the Atlantic Ocean through the Mediterranean Sea
9. Mount Elbrus is the highest point in what mountain range?
Tien Shan
Caucasus
Barisan
Zagros
It is also Russia's tallest mountain
10. Which one of these plants is Afghanistan famous for producing?
Salvia
Tobacco
Cannabis
Opium poppy
Afghanistan is the world's biggest opium exporter
11. Which strait is found between the Malay Peninsula and Sumatra?
Malacca
Bosphorus
Sunda
Hormuz
12. How many "Stan" countries are there?
Four
Seven
Six
Five
They are Afghani-, Kazakh-, Kyrgyz-, Paki-, Tajiki-, Turkmeni- and Uzbekistan
13. On what island is Haikou the largest city?
Shikoku
Borneo
Hainan
Sumatra
It is a part of the People's Republic of China
14. In which one of these countries is the Deccan Plateau located?
India
Saudi Arabia
Turkey
Philippines
15. What is the largest city and administrative capital of Tibet?
Lhasa
Luang Prabang
Kunming
Kathmandu
16. What name does South Korea want the Sea of Japan to be known as?
Blue Sea
East Sea
Tiger Sea
Korean Sea
17. What island is formerly known as Celebes?
Sulawesi
New Guinea
Mindanao
Borneo
18. In which country is the ancient city of Petra located?
Iran
Yemen
Iraq
Jordan
19. What is the name of the winds that give South and Southeast Asia a distinct "rainy season"?
Mistral
Tsunami
Sirocco
Monsoon
20. How many recognized countries are there in Asia?
49
46
41
37
Taiwan does not count since it's not an UN member
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Level 37
Mar 25, 2019
Isn't it supposed to be Monsoon for the winds? I believe that MANSOON is a place name.