Ultimate Facts About Asia! Trivia Quiz

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Ultimate Facts About Asia! Trivia Quiz

Ultimate facts about Asia trivia quiz. Asia is one of the most populated continents in the world. People in Asia worship a different number of gods. The countries in India have a very interesting history before, during and after colonization. Most of the countries in Asia were under British rule. Do take up the quiz and get to see what more you may learn about Asia.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which country was formerly known as Burma?
    • A. 

      Indonesia

    • B. 

      Singapore

    • C. 

      Vietnam

    • D. 

      Myanmar

  • 2. 
    What was the country now known as Thailand formerly called?
    • A. 

      Malaysia

    • B. 

      Siam

    • C. 

      Laos

    • D. 

      Cambodia

  • 3. 
    What was the name given to the conflict between China and Britain from 1839 to 1842?
    • A. 

      Qing Rebellion

    • B. 

      South China Conflict

    • C. 

      First Opium War

    • D. 

      Taiping Rebellion

  • 4. 
    The 1854 Treaty of Kanagawa opened two ports in Japan to which country?
    • A. 

      China

    • B. 

      France

    • C. 

      United States

    • D. 

      Britain

  • 5. 
    How was the Indian subcontinent divided prior to independence?
    • A. 

      Along Religious Lines

    • B. 

      By Historical Boundaries

    • C. 

      By Geographical Boundaries

    • D. 

      By Population

  • 6. 
    Who served as India's first Prime Minister?
    • A. 

      Mountbatten

    • B. 

      Gandhi

    • C. 

      Singh

    • D. 

      Nehru

  • 7. 
    Who assassinated Indian Prime Minister Indira Gandhi?
    • A. 

      Her Son

    • B. 

      Her Bodyguards

    • C. 

      A Muslim Fanatic

    • D. 

      A Disgruntled Employee

  • 8. 
    What was not one of the "Four Olds" Mao wanted to replace during China's cultural revolution?
    • A. 

      Old Habits

    • B. 

      Old Buildings

    • C. 

      Old Culture

    • D. 

      Old Customs

  • 9. 
    What Vietnamese city was renamed Ho Chi Minh City?
    • A. 

      Da Nang

    • B. 

      Khe Sanh

    • C. 

      Saigon

    • D. 

      Hanoi

  • 10. 
    In what country would you find Ha Long Bay?
    • A. 

      Vietnam

    • B. 

      Thailand

    • C. 

      Singapore

    • D. 

      Hong Kong

  • 11. 
    Which major Asian river is known as the Tsangpo in Tibet, where it originates?
    • A. 

      Brahmaputra

    • B. 

      Ganges

    • C. 

      Yangtze

    • D. 

      Mekong

  • 12. 
    In which year did the 14th Dalai Lama flee Chinese-occupied Tibet for exile in India?
    • A. 

      1949

    • B. 

      1945

    • C. 

      1955

    • D. 

      1959

  • 13. 
    Who did the British replace as the major European presence in India?
    • A. 

      Portuguese

    • B. 

      Spanish

    • C. 

      Italians

    • D. 

      French

  • 14. 
    Who became British Viceroy of India in 1947?
    • A. 

      Gandhi

    • B. 

      Livingstone

    • C. 

      Mountbatten

    • D. 

      Churchill

  • 15. 
    Who was chosen to lead Mao's Cultural Revolution?
    • A. 

      Yellow Guard

    • B. 

      Red Guard

    • C. 

      Communist Party

    • D. 

      National Guard

  • 16. 
    Which U.S. general was commander of United Nations troops at the beginning of the Korean War?
    • A. 

      Eisenhower

    • B. 

      Montgomery

    • C. 

      Patton

    • D. 

      MacArthur

  • 17. 
    What infamous leader of Cambodia died in 1998?
    • A. 

      Pol Pot

    • B. 

      Norodom Sihanouk

    • C. 

      Khmer Rouge

    • D. 

      Hun Sen