Basic Geography Review (Asia)

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Asia Quizzes & Trivia

Questions about the many features of Asia


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which of the following nations did not emerge after the collapse of the Soviet Union in 1991?
    • A. 

      Kazakhstan

    • B. 

      Azerbaijan

    • C. 

      Tajikistan

    • D. 

      Kyrgyzstan

    • E. 

      Uzbekistan

  • 2. 
    What language do people from Tajikstan speak?
    • A. 

      Arabic

    • B. 

      Hebrew

    • C. 

      Persian

    • D. 

      Slavic

    • E. 

      German

  • 3. 
    What religion is practiced by people who live in Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Uzbekistan, and Turkmenistan?
    • A. 

      Judaism

    • B. 

      Roman Catholicism

    • C. 

      Christianity

    • D. 

      Islam

    • E. 

      Hindu

  • 4. 
    What is the common name for the states of Georgia, Armenia, and Azerbaijan?
    • A. 

      There is no common name

    • B. 

      Black Sea states

    • C. 

      Caspian states

    • D. 

      Middle Eastern states

    • E. 

      Caucasus states

  • 5. 
    In terms of population, which is the largest Muslim country?
    • A. 

      Indonesia

    • B. 

      Pakistan

    • C. 

      Iraq

    • D. 

      Iran

    • E. 

      Afghanistan

  • 6. 
    Which geographical region was crucial for spice trade?
    • A. 

      Arabian Peninsula

    • B. 

      Strait of Malacca

    • C. 

      Malay Peninsula

    • D. 

      Plateau of Tibet

    • E. 

      Chang (Yatze) River

  • 7. 
    What is the presen-day location of the Indus River?
    • A. 

      India

    • B. 

      Pakistan

    • C. 

      Bangladesh

    • D. 

      Sri Lanka

    • E. 

      Myanmar

  • 8. 
    In 1947, the British lost control of the region and divided this subcontinent into which two countries?
    • A. 

      "Kabbalah" Jordan & "Muslim" Syria

    • B. 

      "Muslim" Saudi Arabia & "Jewish" Israel

    • C. 

      "Hindu" India & "Muslim" Pakistan

    • D. 

      "Buddhist" China & "Catholic" Mongolia

    • E. 

      The British never lost control over a region.

  • 9. 
    What are the Himalayas and Tibetan Plateau products of?
    • A. 

      Mass migrations

    • B. 

      Volcanic eruptions

    • C. 

      Pangaea

    • D. 

      Plate tectonics

    • E. 

      Intergalactic activity

  • 10. 
    Where can modern-day Israel be found?
    • A. 

      Pakistan

    • B. 

      Jordan

    • C. 

      Afghanistan

    • D. 

      Palestine

    • E. 

      Syria

  • 11. 
    What is the modern day country that is known as Asia Minor or Anatolia?
    • A. 

      Georgia

    • B. 

      Turkey

    • C. 

      Armenia

    • D. 

      Syria

    • E. 

      Lebanon

  • 12. 
    What's another name for Southwest Asia?
    • A. 

      Middle East

    • B. 

      China

    • C. 

      Indonesia

    • D. 

      Indian subcontinent

    • E. 

      Hindu Kush

  • 13. 
    In which country is the city of Mecca located?
    • A. 

      Saudi Arabia

    • B. 

      Qatar

    • C. 

      Kuwait

    • D. 

      Pakistan

    • E. 

      Afghanistan

  • 14. 
    Persia is an old name for which country?
    • A. 

      Israel

    • B. 

      Saudi Arabia

    • C. 

      Afghanistan

    • D. 

      Iran

    • E. 

      Turkey

  • 15. 
    The Tigris and Euphrates are rivers that flow through what present-day country?
    • A. 

      Iraq

    • B. 

      Mesopotamia

    • C. 

      Pakistan

    • D. 

      Kuwait

    • E. 

      Mongolia

  • 16. 
    What is the name of the longest river in China?
    • A. 

      Indus River

    • B. 

      Huang (Yellow) River

    • C. 

      Ganges River

    • D. 

      Chang (Yang-tze) River

    • E. 

      Volga River

  • 17. 
    Which rive is found in northern China?
    • A. 

      Ganges River

    • B. 

      Huang (Yellow) River

    • C. 

      Indus River

    • D. 

      Volga River

    • E. 

      Chang (Yang-tze) River

  • 18. 
    Where can Lake Baikal be found?
    • A. 

      China

    • B. 

      Bhutan

    • C. 

      Mongolia

    • D. 

      South Eastern Russian (Siberia)

    • E. 

      Nepal

  • 19. 
    What composes the terrain of Siberia?
    • A. 

      Ice

    • B. 

      Goulashes

    • C. 

      Polar caps

    • D. 

      Tundra & Taiga

    • E. 

      Fields

  • 20. 
    What is considered to be the boundary that seperates Asia and Europe?
    • A. 

      Zagras Mountains

    • B. 

      Ural Mountains

    • C. 

      Volga River

    • D. 

      Hindu Kush

    • E. 

      Causcus Mountains

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