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Asia Quiz Questions and Answers 2020

Asia Quiz Questions and Answers


Asia Quiz Questions and Answers


100 General Asia Quiz Questions and Answers Part 1


1) Where is Asia’s longest and highest ropeway constructed?

Answer: Auli, Garhwal, Himalayas.


2) Which region of Sri Lanka has Tamil majority population?

Answer: Jaffna Peninsula.


3) What is called the boundary line between Afghanistan and Pakistan?

Answer: Durand Line.


4) The Bhakra-Nangal project is built on which river?

Answer: Sutlej.


5) What name is given to Kathmandu Airport of Nepal?

Answer: Tribhuvan International Airport.


6) The most important river of Myanmar?

Answer: Irrawaddy.


7) The southern most point in Sri Lanka?

Answer: Dondra Head.


8) Name the South Indian city which is air linked with Maldives:

Answer: Thiruvananthapuram.


9) The significance about Landi Kotal:

Answer: It is the Pakistan railway terminus before, the Khyber Pass.


10) Which South Asian country is famous for its ruby mines?

Answer: Myanmar.


11) What is Pidurutalagala’s special feature?

Answer: It is the highest peak in Sri Lanka.


12) Which countries does the Karakoram Highway join?

Answer: Pakistan and China via India.


13) On which river is the Tarbela Dam?

Answer: Indus.


14) The river Ganga is called as ‘Padma’ in:

Answer: Bangladesh.


15) Which major archaeological site associated with early civilisation is near Larkana?

Answer: Mohenjo-daro.


16) Which two border towns face each other on the main road from India to Kathmandu?

Answer: Birgunj and Raxaul.


17) The chief town of Sri Lanka’s northern province:

Answer: Jaffna.


18) The southernmost major tributary of the Indus river:

Answer: Sutlej.


19) The Northernmost of the five major tributaries of the Indus river:

Answer: Jhelum.


20) On what island is Male Airport?

Answer: Hulhule.


Asia Quiz Questions and Answers Part 2 (Quiz 21-40)


21) Which is Beijing’s Port?

Answer: Tianjin.


22) With which country does Laos have a common eastern border?

Answer: Vietnam.


23) Yemen’s most important port:

Answer: Aden.


24) On which island is George Town?

Answer: Penang.


25) This Gulf nation is a peninsula. Which is it?

Answer: Oman.


26) Which countries does the Strait of Hormuz separate?

Answer: Oman and Iran.


27) Which capital city would you find in the delta of the Red River?

Answer: Hanoi.


28) The largest republic of Russia entirely in Asia:

Answer: Kazakh Republic.


29) The city with the largest population in China?

Answer: Shanghai.


30) The capital of Cambodia:

Answer: Phnom Penh.


31) Which country would you find Negev Desert?

Answer: Israel.


32) The Mesopotamia is now called:

Answer: Iraq.


33) Which Mediterranean island is considered an independent Asian country?

Answer: Cyprus.


34) Where is the Dead Sea?

Answer: Jordan Israel.


35) Of which country is Beirut the capital?

Answer: Lebanon.


36) What do the Ural Mountains separate?

Answer: European and Asian Russia.


37) What is Saigon now known as?

Answer: Ho Chi Minh City.


38) The significant about Vladivostok?

Answer: Russia’s major eastern port.


39) A well-known tourist resort Phuket is in:

Answer: Thailand.


40) Indonesian Borneo is called:

Answer: Kalimantan.


Asia Quiz Questions and Answers Part 3 (Quiz 41-60)


41) Formosa is now known as:

Answer: Taiwan.


42) The familiar name of China’s longest river:

Answer: Yangtze.


43) On which island is Nagasaki?

Answer: Kyushu.


44) The inland Sea in the Asian landmass of Russia is:

Answer: Aral Sea.


45) The capital of the Philippines is on the island:

Answer: Luzon.


46) Kowloon, the land portion is in:

Answer: Hong Kong.


47) Port Kelang was once known ds:

Answer: Port Swettenham.


48) The northernmost of the major Indonesian Islands:

Answer: Sumatra.


49) The capital of North Korea?

Answer: Pyongyang.


50) The name of Portuguese colony in China:

Answer: Macao.


51) The country that is known as a land of unity in diversity?

Answer: India.


52) Of which island chain is Okinawa a part?

Answer: Ryukyu Islands.


53) Iraq has a common border on its South with two countries. Which are they?

Answer: Saudi Arabia and Kuwait.


54) China claims on an independent island country as one of its provinces. Which island?

Answer: Taiwan.


55) Near which northern town are the main oilfields of Iraq?

Answer: Mosul.


56) Which countries border the sea of Galilee?

Answer: Israel, Jordan and Syria.


57) This famous island in the Arabian Sea is a part of Yemen. Which island?

Answer: Socotra.


58) Write the exact location of Manchuria:

Answer: North-eastern corner of China.


59) Mongolia’s great desert is called:

Answer: Gobi Desert.


60) The oil pipeline runs to Mediterranean ports from this Iraq city. Which city?

Answer: Kirkuk.


Asia Quiz Questions and Answers Part 4 (Quiz 61-80)


61) The capital of Saudi Arabia:

Answer: Riyadh.


62) Three Japanese cities have almost begun to merge each other, as they are so large, Name them:

Answer: Kobe, Osaka and Kyoto.


63) The capital of Mongolia is:

Answer: Ulaanbaatar.


64) The Isthmus of Kra is a narrow neck of land in which one country ends and another extends. Name them?

Answer: Myanmar and Thailand.


65) This Malaysian town is the crossing point to Singapore. Which town?

Answer: Johor Bahru.


66) Which are the two straits that ships bound for the Black Sea from the Mediterranean have to pass through?

Answer: The Dardanelles and the Bosporus.


67) Phosphates is most important resource of this country: Which is it?

Answer: Jordan.


68) Which is the centre most of the three major rivers of Asian Russia?

Answer: Yenisei River.


69) Which Chinese province has some of the largest reserves of coal and iron ore in the world?

Answer: Shanxi.


70) In which republic Tashkent belongs?

Answer: Uzbekistan.


71) Name the countries once formed the territory called French Indochina?

Answer: Lao, Cambodia and Vietnam.


72) Which part of Egypt is in Asia?

Answer: Sinai Peninsula.


73) The Euphrates is one of Iraq’s major rivers. Which is the other?

Answer: Tigris.


74) What do Makassar Strait separate?

Answer: Kalimantan and Sulawesi.


75) Which sea separates European and Asian Turkey?

Answer: Sea of Marmara.


76) The U.A.E separates two parts of a country. Which country?

Answer: Oman.


77) Of which country is Sarawak a part?

Answer: Malaysia.


78) This country considers the Yalu as its most navigable river. Which country?

Answer: North Korea.


79) The old capital of the Philippines was:

Answer: Quezon City.


80) With the export of which cash crop was the Port of Mokha long associated?

Answer: Coffee.


Asia Quiz Questions and Answers Part 5 (Quiz 81-100)


81) This Gulf country is an island. Which country?

Answer: Bahrain.


82) The West Bank is claimed by Israel as its own. Which is this area west of?

Answer: River Jordan.


83) What is the mountain chain just South of the Caspian sea?

Answer: Elburz.


84) Which is the town which gives Israel access to the Red Sea?

Answer: Negev.


85) The Southernmost of the major islands in the Philippines?

Answer: Mindanao.


86) In which Soviet republic is the ancient town of Samarkand?

Answer: Uzbekistan.


87) Which is Tokyo’s port?

Answer: Yokohama.


88) The biggest oil refining centre in Iran:

Answer: Abadan.


89) Dairen and port Arthur are known as:

Answer: Luda.


90) The mountain in Sri Lanka which is sacred to people of all faiths:

Answer: Adam’s Peak.


91) The best known place in the Chagos Archipelago:

Answer: Diego Garcia.


92) Pakistan has borders with two countries of Asia. Which are they?

Answer: Afghanistan and India.


93) The largest natural harbour of Sri Lanka?

Answer: Trincomalee.


94) Which country has largest Gurkha population?

Answer: Nepal.


95) On which river is the Tarbela Dam?

Answer: Indus.


96) In which country was Gan, once an important air base?

Answer: The Maldives.


97) The two major coastal towns on either side of the Gulf of Martaban?

Answer: Yangon and Mawlamyine.


98) The hill station of Pakistan’s capital?

Answer: Murree.


99) The Southernmost group of islands in the-Maldives?

Answer: Addu/ Atoll/ Seenu.


100) Nepal Shares its northern border with this country. Which country?

Answer: China.


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