How's Your Asian Geography?

 Asia is the biggest continent in the world, and home to most of humanity. It is a place of ancient history, huge empires and untold mysteries. It also has some incredible geography. Can we test you on it?
 
 
Which desert in Asia takes its name from a Mongolian term meaning “waterless place”?
Gobi
Arabian
Thar
Sahara
 
 
What is the name of the imperial palace complex at the heart of Beijing, China?
The Forbidden City
The Golden Palace
The Sky Palace
Palace of the Gods
 
 
The Chinese name of which Southeast Asian port means “fragrant harbor”?
Hong Kong
Shanghai
Shenzhen
Nanjing
 
 
Which Asian country is entirely located in the Southern Hemisphere?
Indonesia
Malaysia
Sri Lanka
Russia
 
 
What tiny country, known to its inhabitants as Druk Yul (Land of the Thunder Dragon), is sandwiched between China and India?
It was first settled by wandering migrants from the Tibet region of China during the 9th century.
Bhutan
Vietnam
Laos
Israel
 
 
What mountain range runs along the northern border of India?
The Himalayan Mountains
The Kunlun Mountains
The Pamir Mountains
The Caucasus Mountains
 
 
Which of these is NOT a country in Asia?
Angola
Afghanistan
Armenia
Azerbaijan
 
 
What are the Maluku Islands also known as?
The Spice Islands
The Canary Islands
The Pirate Isles
The Windy Islands
 
 
Which country has the highest recorded temperature in Asia?
Yemen
Pakistan
China
Saudi Arabia
 
 
Which ocean does NOT share a coastline with the Asian continent?
Pacific
Arctic
Atlantic
North Indian
 
 
What is the lowest point in Asia?
t 1,341 feet (408 meters) below sea level, the Dead Sea is the lowest point in Asia.
The Red Sea
The Dead Sea
The Black Sea
The Aral Sea
 
 
In which country is Mayon Volcano located?
Philippines
India
Japan
Russia
 
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Asia is the biggest continent on Earth, home to most of humanity, so obviously no one can know all there is about its geography. That said, perhaps try again for a higher score or click on Show Mistakes to learn the true facts.
 
Good Knowledge
You clearly know quite a bit about the world and about Asia, perhaps you even visited? You did quite well in this quiz! However, there are some questions you missed and there IS room for improvement.
 
Superb Knowledge!
The biggest continent in the world is an open secret to you, obviously. Our poor quiz didn't stand a chance. You must have either travelled extensively in Asia or else have a terrific knowledge of the area. Congratulations, you have handedly beaten our quiz!
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