Geography

93 Asia Trivia Questions That Will Ignite Your Inner Traveler

Time to take a trip to the world's largest continent…

Asia

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November 5, 2022

So, you backpacked your way through Vietnam and Thailand. You basked on a beach in Bali and ventured through the Forbidden City in China. You are an adventurer, a traveler… or maybe, you are not such a traveler, after all. Maybe you are simply a lover of all things Asia. Regardless of where your robust knowledge of Asia comes from, we invite you to put your knowledge to the test. You may be an Asia expert, but are you an Asia trivia guru?

Whether you are preparing yourself for your next big trip to one of the most beautiful continents on earth, or you are testing your pre-existing knowledge of Asia, we insist that you give these 90 Asia trivia questions a shot. We can assure you that these Asia trivia questions and answers are the next best thing to walking the Great Wall of China yourself! 

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1. The Deccan Plateau is in which country?

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2. What is the name given to the stretch of water between China and Korea?

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3. Which is the predominant color on the national flag of Saudi Arabia?

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4. In which country is the Galata Bridge which connects Europe to Asia?

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5. The Khyber Pass links which two countries?

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6. Denpasar is the capital of which Indonesian island?

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1. Which of the following is a city state?

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2. Which fruit, popular in parts of Asia, is notoriously malodorous?

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3. Dushanbe is the capital of which of the following countries?

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4. Taipei is the capital city of which country?

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5. Which island was formerly called Formosa?

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6. Kim Jong-un is the leader of which country?

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1. Which country does not lay claim to a portion of the South China Sea?

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2. Vientiane is the capital of which country?

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3. When was Burma's name changed to Myanmar?

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4. Amman is which country's capital city?

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5. Which Asian city's name means 'between rivers'?

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6. Seoul is which country's capital?

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1. Which country used to be called the Khmer Empire?

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2. Which is the predominant color on the national flag of Turkmenistan?

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3. Burma is now known by what name?

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4. A mapping study determined in 2009 that the Great Wall of China was how long?

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5. Of these Asian 'seas', which one is actually a real sea, and not a landlocked lake?

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6. Tokyo hosted the Summer Olympics in which year?

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1. Siam was the former name of which country?

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2. How many of the top ten most populated countries of the world are located, at least partly, in Asia?

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3. The motto of which country is 'Truth Alone Triumphs'?

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4. In which country is the port of Latakia?

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5. Which of these countries has Russia to the north and China to the south?

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6. Bharat is an alternative name for which Asian country?

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1. Malaysia (then Malaya) gained independence from Britain in which year?

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2. Which of the following is considered an Asian country?

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3. Which is the predominant color on the national flag of Pakistan?

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4. Red Square is a landmark in which country's capital?

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5. Socotra is the largest of which country's island?

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6. The sources of the Indus, Mekong rivers can be found in which country?

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1. A famous breed of hound comes from which country?

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2. You will find Kuala Lumpur in which country?

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3. Which of these countries is not in Asia?

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4. Which of the following is the world's 6th largest country?

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5. Colombo City is found in which country?

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6. Which of these countries is not a landlocked country of Asia?

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1. Which Japanese city hosted the 1972 Winter Olympics?

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2. Name the eastern most country on the Indochina peninsula?

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3. Which is the predominant color on the national flag of Kazakhstan?

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4. Which of these is not a traditional Asian religion?

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5. Which country shares borders with Iraq and Saudi Arabia?

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6. Which country of Asia has the most islands?

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1. What is the dominant religion in Malaysia?

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2. Bishkek is the capital of which of these countries?

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3. Which country consists of over 7000 islands?

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4. Vientiane is capital of which Asian country?

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5. The Ngultrum is the official currency of which country?

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6. In which country is there a town named Kandy?

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1. Name the country with the world's highest population?

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2. Sentosa is an island resort in which country?

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3. In 1946 Vietnam fought a war for independence against which country?

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4. The islands Hokkaido, Honshu, Shikoku and Kyushu are part of which country?

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5. Which of these countries is in Asia?

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6. Which is the predominant color on the national flag of Kyrgyzstan?

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1. Which country was previously called Siam?

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2. What is the dominant religion in the Philippines?

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3. Which city was the summer capital of India during British Rule?

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4. Which is the capital of Azerbaijan?

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5. What is the largest island in Asia?

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6. Which country shares seas borders with Qatar and Iran?

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1. Which island was formerly called Ceylon?

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2. By area, which of these Asian nations is the largest?

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3. In which country is the harbour city mombai?

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4. Which nation is known as the 'Abode of Peace'?

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5. Which country is known as the Land of the Rising Sun?

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6. New Manat is the currency of which of these countries?

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1. Beirut is which country's capital?

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2. Chittagong is the main port of which Asian country?

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3. What is the unlucky number in China?

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4. Name the country located in the Himalayas?

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5. Air Asia is an airline owned by who?

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6. Since 1981, mombai is the official name for which Indian city?

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1. Orchard Road, that had a $40 million revamp in 2009, is the retail and entertainment center of which city?

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2. The Mekong Delta is in which Asian country?

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3. Benjamin Netanyahu is the PM of which of these countries?

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4. By area, which of these Asian nations is the largest?

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5. Which small island country is near the Persian Gulf?

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6. Which of these groups of islands was referred to as the 'spice islands'?

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1. Which country on the Mediterranean is to the north of Turkey?

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2. Which of the following is not a sea bordering Asia?

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3. In Japan, what is the Shinkansen?

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4. Dhaka is the capital of which country?

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5. Which country shares the longest continuous border with China?

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6. Which country was previously called Persia?

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1. Muscat is the capital of which of these countries?

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2. Portuguese is one of the official languages of which country?

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3. The mouth of the Ganges river can be found within what country?

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5.

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6.

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