General Asia Trivia
Question: In which country is there a town named Kandy?
Answer: Sri Lanka
Question: Bharat is an alternative name for which Asian country?
Question: Orchard Road, that had a $40 million revamp in 2009, is the retail and entertainment center of which city?
Question: Which of the following is the world's 6th largest country?
Question: Sentosa is an island resort in which country?
Question: What is the name given to the stretch of water between China and Korea?
Answer: Yellow Sea
Question: Colombo City is found in which country?
Answer: Sri Lanka
Question: The motto of which country is 'Truth Alone Triumphs'?
Question: The Mekong Delta is in which Asian country?
Question: Which country shares borders with Iraq and Saudi Arabia?
Question: The sources of the Indus, Mekong rivers can be found in which country?
Question: Kim Jong-un is the leader of which country?
Answer: North Korea
Question: Which of these countries is not in Asia?
Question: Which country of Asia has the most islands?
Question: Of these Asian 'seas', which one is actually a real sea, and not a landlocked lake?
Answer: Flores Sea
Asian Capital Cities Trivia
Question: Muscat is the capital of which of these countries?
Question: Vientiane is the capital of which country?
Question: Beirut is which country's capital?
Question: Taipei is the capital city of which country?
Question: Bishkek is the capital of which of these countries?
Question: Which is the capital of Azerbaijan?
Question: Seoul is which country's capital?
Answer: South Korea
Question: Dushanbe is the capital of which of the following countries?
Question: You will find Kuala Lumpur in which country?
Asian Flags and National Symbols Trivia
Question: Which is the predominant color on the national flag of Saudi Arabia?
Question: Which is the predominant color on the national flag of Pakistan?
Question: Which is the predominant color on the national flag of Kyrgyzstan?
Question: Which is the predominant color on the national flag of Kazakhstan?
Question: Which country's national flag features a white crescent moon and star on a green field?
Question: The national flag of Japan, known as the "Nisshōki," features a red circle in the center. What is this circle called?
Question: Which Asian country's national flag consists of a red background with a yellow star in the top left corner?
Question: The national emblem of India features four Asiatic lions standing back to back. In which city is this emblem located?
Question: Which country's national flag consists of a red background with a white five-pointed star in the center?
Asian Cuisine Trivia
Question: What is the main ingredient in the popular Chinese dish Peking duck?
Question: Which Chinese province is famous for its spicy cuisine, including dishes like Kung Pao chicken and Mapo tofu?
Question: Name the Chinese dumpling that is traditionally filled with minced pork or shrimp and is often served during Chinese New Year.
Question: What type of noodles are commonly used in the dish Chow Mein?
Answer: Egg noodles
Question: Which Chinese tea is known for its roasted flavor and is often served in Chinese restaurants?
Answer: Oolong tea
Question: What is the primary ingredient in the Japanese dish sushi?
Answer: Raw fish
Question: Which type of Japanese noodles are thin and made from buckwheat flour?
Answer: Soba noodles
Question: What is the fermented soybean paste used in many Japanese dishes, such as miso soup?
Question: Name the traditional Japanese soup made from soybean paste, tofu, seaweed, and other ingredients.
Answer: Miso soup
Question: What is the popular Japanese dish consisting of a bowl of rice topped with raw or cooked fish, vegetables, and other toppings?
Question: What is the aromatic spice blend commonly used in Indian cuisine, consisting of ground spices like cumin, coriander, and turmeric?
Answer: Garam masala
Question: Which Indian flatbread is typically made from wheat flour and cooked on a tawa or griddle?
Question: What is the popular Indian dish of lentils cooked with various spices and usually served with rice or bread?
Question: Name the creamy Indian dish made with spinach, paneer cheese, and various spices.
Answer: Palak paneer
Question: Which Indian spice is often referred to as the "queen of spices" and is known for its vibrant yellow color?
Question: What is the traditional Thai soup that combines spicy, sour, and savory flavors, often made with shrimp or chicken?
Answer: Tom Yum
Question: Name the Indonesian dish made with fried rice, typically mixed with egg, meat, vegetables, and a soy-based sauce.
Answer: Nasi Goreng
Question: Which popular Vietnamese noodle soup consists of broth, rice noodles, herbs, and meat such as beef or chicken?
Question: What is the traditional Filipino dish made of pig's blood, vinegar, and spices, usually served with rice?
Asian History Trivia
Question: What ancient civilization was responsible for building the Great Wall of China?
Answer: The Qin Dynasty (China)
Question: Which ancient civilization developed the concept of zero and the decimal system?
Answer: The Ancient Indians (India)
Question: The Maurya Empire was a prominent ancient empire in which present-day country?
Question: Which ancient empire was responsible for constructing the famous Angkor Wat temple complex?
Answer: The Khmer Empire (Cambodia)
Question: The Silk Road was a network of trade routes connecting which two ancient civilizations?
Answer: China and the Roman Empire
Question: Which imperial dynasty ruled Japan from 1603 to 1868, known for its policy of isolationism?
Answer: The Tokugawa Shogunate (Japan)
Question: The Ottoman Empire was centered in which modern-day country?
Question: Which Chinese dynasty is often considered the golden age of Chinese civilization, known for its advancements in art, literature, and technology?
Answer: The Tang Dynasty (China)
Question: The Mughal Empire was a powerful empire that ruled over parts of which modern-day country?
Question: Which dynasty ruled over Korea from 1392 to 1910?
Answer: The Joseon Dynasty (Korea)
Question: Which European power established colonies in India and controlled the region for nearly 200 years?
Answer: The British Empire
Question: Which Southeast Asian country was colonized by the French and was known as French Indochina?
Question: The Opium Wars were fought between China and which European country?
Answer: Great Britain
Question: Which Asian country was occupied by Japan during World War II, leading to significant changes in its political and social landscape?
Answer: The Philippines
Question: Which European power colonized Indonesia for over 300 years before its independence?
Answer: The Netherlands
Question: Who led the Chinese Communist Party to victory in the Chinese Civil War and became the leader of the People's Republic of China?
Answer: Mao Zedong (China)
Question: The Korean War, which began in 1950, was fought between North Korea and which other country?
Answer: South Korea (supported by the United Nations, primarily the United States)
Question: The Vietnam War was a conflict primarily between North Vietnam (supported by the Soviet Union and China) and which other country?
Answer: South Vietnam (supported by the United States and other allies)
Question: Which Asian country was the site of the "Tiananmen Square protests" in 1989?
Geography & Landmarks Trivia
Question: Name the country located in the Himalayas?
Question: The Deccan Plateau is in which country?
Question: Burma is now known by what name?
Question: Siam was the former name of which country?
Question: Which fruit, popular in parts of Asia, is notoriously malodorous?
Question: Which Japanese city hosted the 1972 Winter Olympics?
Question: A famous breed of hound comes from which country?
Question: Which country on the Mediterranean is to the north of Turkey?
Question: In which country is the port of Latakia?
Question: Red Square is a landmark in which country's capital?
Miscellaneous Asia Trivia
Question: In Japan, what is the Shinkansen?
Answer: Bullet Train
Question: Benjamin Netanyahu is the PM of which of these countries?
Question: Which of the following is not a sea bordering Asia?
Answer: Barents Sea
Question: Which nation is known as the 'Abode of Peace'?
Question: Air Asia is an airline owned by who?
Answer: Tony Fernandez
Question: When was Burma's name changed to Myanmar?
Question: Which of these countries has Russia to the north and China to the south?
Question: Which country shares the longest continuous border with China?
Question: Which of the following is a city-state?
Question: Which of these countries is in Asia?
Question: Since 1981, Mumbai is the official name for which Indian city?