Asia is the most diverse and largest continent on Earth. It is home to many civilizations and unique cultures. Whether are an avid traveler or an ambitious explorer, let’s take a look at the following 34 Asia quiz questions and answers to see how much you know.
Asia Quiz Questions And Answers
1. Which mountains separate Europe and Asia?
A. Himalayas mountains
B. Ural mountains
C. Kinabalu mountains
2. Which of the following country is NOT located in Asia?
B. Sri Lanka
3. Which river is around 4910 km in length and runs through 6 Asian countries: China, Myanmar, Laos, Thailand, Cambodia, and Vietnam?
A. Mekong river
B. Yangtze river
C. Yellow river
4. Which city is the capital of North Korea, officially known as the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea?
5. Which currency would you be spending when travelling to Thailand?
A. Thai Baht
B. Thai Dong
C. Thai Riel
6. Which tree is on the national flag of Lebanon?
7. Which ancient civilisation is mainly associated with modern-day Iran?
A. The Persian Empire
B. The Byzantine Empire
C. The Sumerians
8. What is the national language and the lingua franca in Pakistan?
9. Sake, the traditional wine of Japan, is made by fermenting which ingredient?
10. Which of the following fact is NOT true about Asia?
A. It is the most populous continent
B. It has the largest number of countries
C. It is the biggest continent by landmass
11. Which animals eat bamboo and can only be found in mountain forests in China?
12. Asia is bounded by which ocean to the east?
A. The Pacific Ocean
B. The Indian Ocean
C. The Arctic Ocean
13. What is the largest desert by landmass in Asia?
A. Gobi Desert
B. Karakum Desert
C. Taklamakan Desert
14. There are 7 countries in Asia with the suffix -stan in their names: Pakistan, Afghanistan, Turkmenistan, Kyrgyzstan, Uzbekistan, Tajikistan, and Kazakhstan. What does the suffix mean?
15. Bali, with magical temples and stunning beaches, is a popular tourist destination in which country?
16. The Golden Triangle on the borders of Myanmar, Laos, and Thailand is mainly known for which illegal activity?
A. Opium production
B. Human smuggling
C. Firearms selling
17. The ao dai, a long, split tunic that can be worn over trousers, is the traditional national garment in which Asian country?
18. What is the main religion in Bhutan?
19. In which country can you go diving and snorkelling on the famous island of El Nido?
A. The Philippines
20. When did the Korean War take place between South Korea and North Korea?
A. Between 1954 and 1975
B. Between 1950 and 1953
C. Between 1939 and 1945
21. What is the total number of timezones in China?
22. What is the nickname for the four developed economies in East Asia, including Taiwan, South Korea, Singapore, and Hong Kong?
A. Four Asian Lions
B. Four Asian Tigers
C. Four Asian Elephants
23. Which Asian country has the largest Muslim population in the world?
A. Saudi Arabia
24. The three largest monotheistic religions in the world, including Islam, Christianity, and Judaism, originate in which part of Asia?
C. Middle East
25. Which Asian area is the transit hub for one-third of crude oil and one-fifth of all seaborne trade in the world?
A. Strait of Malacca
B. Persian Gulf
C. Taiwan Strait
26. Tuk tuk is a type of auto rickshaw that is widely used for urban transport in Thailand. Where does the name come from?
A. The place where the vehicle was invented
B. The sound of the engine
C. The person who invented the vehicle
27. In which country can you enjoy Sichuan food?
28. Which of the following is NOT a city in Japan?
29. Angkor Wat is a popular tourist destination in Cambodia. What is it?
A. A church
B. A temple complex
C. A castle
30. What is the largest landlocked country in Asia?
31. Laos, Cambodia, and Vietnam used to be the colonies of which European country?
C. The Netherlands
32. Which Asian country will host the 2022 FIFA World Cup?
33. Which term is often used to refer to the Indian film industry?
34. Lee Kuan Yew is the founding father and also the first prime minister of which nation?
What do you think about these Asia quiz questions and answers? We hope you learn some interesting facts and enjoy your time. For more challenges on the same topic, check out the following European quiz.