# East Asia Physical Map Quiz! Trivia

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Would you be able to pinpoint various places in East Asia on a physical map? For this quiz, you will need to know how to correctly read a map, specifically a map of East Asia. It will be a challenge for those who have trouble reading maps, but you can always learn this skill. You will need to know about bodies of water, landmasses, and deserts. This quiz will help you become a topographical expert in Eastern Asian mapping.

• 1.

### Name the bodies of water at #1 and 2. (separate answers with a comma)

Explanation
The bodies of water at #1 and #2 are the Pacific Ocean and the Sea of Japan.

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• 2.

### Name the bodies of water at #3 and 4. (separate answers with a comma)

Explanation
The correct answer is "Korea Bay, Yellow Sea." The bodies of water at #3 and 4 are Korea Bay and the Yellow Sea.

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• 3.

### Name the bodies of water at #5 and 6. (separate answers with a comma)

Explanation
The bodies of water at #5 and 6 are the Taiwan Strait and Luzon Strait.

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• 4.

### Name of the bodies of water at #7 and 8. (separate answers with a comma)

Explanation
The bodies of water at #7 and 8 are the South China Sea and the East China Sea.

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• 5.

### Give the name of the group of islands at #9.

Explanation
The correct answer for the group of islands at #9 is the Ryukyu Islands. The other options provided are variations of the correct answer, with different capitalizations.

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• 6.

### Name the river at  #10.

Explanation
The correct answer is Yellow River. The river at #10 is commonly known as the Yellow River, also known as Huang He in Chinese. It is the second-longest river in China and is named after the yellowish-brown silt it carries, giving it a distinct yellow color. The river is important for irrigation, transportation, and as a source of water for millions of people in China.

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• 7.

### Name the river at #11.

Explanation
The correct answer is Yangtze river, Yangtze, Chang Jiang River, Chang Jiang. These are all different names for the same river. The Yangtze river, also known as the Chang Jiang river, is the longest river in Asia and the third longest in the world. It flows through China and plays a significant role in the country's history, culture, and economy.

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• 8.

### Name the river at #12.

Explanation
The river at #12 is called Xi Jiang River or Xi Jiang.

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• 9.

### Name the river at #13.

Explanation
The correct answer is Yalu Jiang River. The river at #13 is called Yalu Jiang River.

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• 10.

### Name the deserts at #14 and #22. (separate answers with a comma)

Explanation
The correct answer is Taklimakan Desert, Gobi Desert. The Taklimakan Desert and the Gobi Desert are both deserts located in Asia.

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• 11.

### Name the landforms at #15 and 20. (separate answers with a comma)

Explanation
The correct answer is Mongolian Plateau and Plateau of Tibet. These are both examples of plateaus, which are flat, elevated landforms with steep sides. The Mongolian Plateau is located in Mongolia and covers a large portion of the country. It is characterized by its high elevation and relatively flat terrain. The Plateau of Tibet, on the other hand, is located in China and is often referred to as the "Roof of the World" due to its extremely high elevation. It is the highest plateau in the world and is known for its vast expanses of grasslands and mountain ranges.

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• 12.

### Name the landform at #21.

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The correct answer is "Himalaya Mountains," "Himalayan Mountains," or "Himalayas." These are all different names for the same landform, which is a mountain range located in Asia. The Himalayas are known for being the highest mountain range in the world, with several peaks reaching over 8,000 meters in elevation. They stretch across several countries, including India, Nepal, Bhutan, and Tibet, and are home to diverse ecosystems and cultures.

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• 13.

### Name the landform at #23.

Explanation
The correct answer for this question is "Qingling Shandi Mountains, Qingling Shandi, Qingling Shandi mountains." This suggests that the landform at #23 is called the Qingling Shandi Mountains, and it can also be referred to as Qingling Shandi or Qingling Shandi mountains.

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• 14.

### Name the landform at #19.

Explanation
The landform at #19 is called the Kunlun Mountains.

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• 15.

### Name the landforms at #18 and #17. (separate answers with a comma)

Explanation
The correct answer is Tian Shan Mountains, Altai Mountains.

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• 16.

### Name the landform at #16.

Explanation
The correct answer is Great Khingan Mountains, Great Khingan, Great Khingan mountains. The landform at #16 is named the Great Khingan Mountains.

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• 17.

### Name the line at #30. (hint: it's a PARALLEL line)

Explanation
The correct answer is 38 Parallel, 38th Parallel, 38 parallel, 38th parallel. The question asks for the name of the line at #30, and the hint given is that it is a parallel line. The answer options all include the term "parallel," indicating that the line in question is indeed a parallel line. The number "38" is also consistent in all the options, suggesting that it is the correct name for the line at #30.

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• 18.

### Give the name of the island at #s 24, 25, 26, and 27. (separate answers with a comma)

Explanation
The given answer lists the names of four islands: Kyushu, Shikoku, Honshu, and Hokkaido. These are the names of the four main islands of Japan. Kyushu is the third largest island in Japan, located southwest of the main island of Honshu. Shikoku is the smallest of the four main islands, located to the south of Honshu and east of Kyushu. Honshu is the largest and most populous island in Japan, where major cities like Tokyo and Osaka are located. Hokkaido is the northernmost island of Japan, known for its beautiful landscapes and ski resorts.

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• 19.

### Name the island at #28.

Explanation
The correct answer for the island at #28 is Hainan. Hainan is an island located in the South China Sea. It is the largest island in China and is known for its tropical climate, beautiful beaches, and diverse natural landscapes. Hainan is a popular tourist destination and is often referred to as the "Hawaii of China" due to its similar climate and beach resorts.

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