Think You Know Asian History? Try Passing This Quiz That 75% Of People Fail

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How well versed are you?

Are you a world history buff? Now is your chance to prove that you really know all about the world by acing this Asian history quiz!

 Apr 08, 2020

1 of 18Which Asian country invented fireworks?

fireworks
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Vietman
Mongolia
China

2 of 18Japanese warrior ___ carried two swords. One for combat & one for suicide

samurai
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Soldiers
Kingsmen
Samurai

3 of 18What Asian warlord conquered more of the world than anyone else in history?

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Alexander the Great
Genghis Khan
Hou Zhu

4 of 18Which man-made Chinese structure is supposedly visible from space?

China
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Great Wall of China
Taj Mahal
Temple of Artemis

5 of 18Where would you go to eat Dim Sum?

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China
Korea
Cambodia

6 of 18Native to Japan, the ___ religion has no established doctrine or scripture.

Shinto
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Jewish
Christian
Shinto

7 of 18Which Korean country touches the borders of China and Russia?

korea
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North Korea
South Korea

8 of 18China's history is broken into ___, aka the ruling family at the time.

China
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Dynasties
Periods
Successions

9 of 18Originating from China, ___ focuses on moral conduct and social harmony.

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Confucianism
Hinduism
Christianity

10 of 18___ has many regional styles of ramen, such as miso and tonkotsu.

ramen, food
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China
Japan
South Korea

11 of 18Buddhism arose in the eastern part of Ancient ___.

buddhist temple
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Thailand
India
Taiwan

12 of 18___ is regarded by Muslims to be the last of the prophets sent by God.

islamic temple
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Abraham
Muhammad
Siddhartha Gautama

13 of 18___, aka the tallest mountain in the world, lies on top of Nepal and China.

nepal
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Mt Fuji
Mt Everest
Matterhorn

14 of 18Which prominent figure helped India gain independence from the UK in 1947?

holi festival india
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Gandhi
Dalai Lama
Mandela

15 of 18Kamikaze, also known as suicide pilots during WWII, were from what country?

World War II
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Russia
Indonesia
Japan

16 of 18What is the country of Myanmar historically known as?

bago
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Burma
Maya
Aztec

17 of 18What Vietnamese street food consist of a rich broth, rice noodles and meat?

pho, vietnamese
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Tom Yum
Pho
Ramen

18 of 18Chinese New Year, or ___, is honored each spring with vibrant festivities.

Chinese New Year
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Lunar New Year
Solar New Year
Celestial New Year
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