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Asian Geography Multiple Choice

Can you answer these multiple choice questions related to Asian geography?
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Last updated: March 25, 2019
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1. Which one of these is NOT an island nation entirely?
Malaysia
Philippines
Japan
Bahrain
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?
Eight
Seven
Nine
Ten
9th is Mexico City and 10th New York City
3. What is the official language of Israel?
Hebrew
Yiddish
Arabic
Aramaic
Arabic used to be one of Israel's official languages until 2018
4. What body of water does the Ganges River empty into?
Persian Gulf
Arabian Sea
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?
Arabian
Karakum
Thar
Gobi
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?
Arctic Ocean
Atlantic Ocean
Southern Ocean
Pacific Ocean
Asia borders the Atlantic Ocean through the Mediterranean Sea
9. Mount Elbrus is the highest point in what mountain range?
Caucasus
Barisan
Tien Shan
Zagros
It is also Russia's tallest mountain
10. Which one of these plants is Afghanistan famous for producing?
Cannabis
Salvia
Tobacco
Opium poppy
Afghanistan is the world's biggest opium exporter
11. Which strait is found between the Malay Peninsula and Sumatra?
Sunda
Hormuz
Bosphorus
Malacca
12. How many "Stan" countries are there?
Seven
Four
Five
Six
They are Afghani-, Kazakh-, Kyrgyz-, Paki-, Tajiki-, Turkmeni- and Uzbekistan
13. On what island is Haikou the largest city?
Hainan
Shikoku
Sumatra
Borneo
It is a part of the People's Republic of China
14. In which one of these countries is the Deccan Plateau located?
Saudi Arabia
Philippines
Turkey
India
15. What is the largest city and administrative capital of Tibet?
Kunming
Kathmandu
Luang Prabang
Lhasa
16. What name does South Korea want the Sea of Japan to be known as?
East Sea
Tiger Sea
Korean Sea
Blue Sea
17. What island is formerly known as Celebes?
Borneo
Mindanao
Sulawesi
New Guinea
18. In which country is the ancient city of Petra located?
Jordan
Iran
Yemen
Iraq
19. What is the name of the winds that give South and Southeast Asia a distinct "rainy season"?
Mistral
Sirocco
Tsunami
Monsoon
20. How many recognized countries are there in Asia?
49
41
46
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.