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Europe, Asia, Both or Neither?

For each statement, decide whether it applies to only Europe, only Asia, both of them or neither of them.
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First submittedMarch 11, 2019
Last updatedApril 11, 2019
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1. A GDP per Capita of around $30,000 (Nominal)
Europe
Asia
Both
Neither
Source. Europe: $29,450, Asia: $7,090.
2. Over 25% of the area is desert
Europe
Asia
Both
Neither
Only Africa has that much desert
3. Contains part of Russia
Europe
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Neither
4. Has over 1 billion people
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Both
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Asia has 4.4 billion people, Europe has 739 million people.
5. Has at least 200 million people that speak English
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Neither
Source, India and Philippines alone account for over 200m. In Europe, there's at least 240m speakers.
6. Has at least 15 landlocked countries
Europe
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Source, Asia has 12 landlocked countries, Europe has 15.
7. Hosted an Olympic Games (Summer or Winter) between 1940 and 1945
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No Olympic games were held in 1940 or 1944 as they were cancelled due to World War II.
8. Contains at least 4 countries that start with an "M"
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Europe has Malta, Moldova, Monaco and Montenegro. Asia has Malaysia, Maldives, Mongolia and Myanmar. (Macedonia doesn't count for Europe as it's now called North Macedonia)
9. Contains countries which are currently Communist states
Europe
Asia
Both
Neither
Source, Current Communist countries are China, Cuba, Laos and Vietnam.
10. Had at least 5 million military deaths in World War II
Europe
Asia
Both
Neither
Source. Notably Soviet Union had over 11m, Germany 5.3m, China 3.75m and Japan 2.3m.
11. Contains countries which have competed in at least 10 men's FIFA World Cups
Europe
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Both
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Many European countries have played more than 10, notably Germany on 19. South Korea is the only (so far) Asian country to achieve 10.
12. Has a highest temperature of over 50ºC (122ºF)
Europe
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Both
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Many countries have a temperature record of over 50ºC, the highest of which being Kuwait at 54.0ºC.
13. The birthplace of any of the 5 founders of Facebook
Europe
Asia
Both
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Four founders were born in the USA and the other was born in South America.
14. Where Star Wars: The Force Awakens collected at least $500m total at the Box Office
Europe
Asia
Both
Neither
Asia grossed roughly $400m (independent research using BoxOfficeMojo).
15. Has a population density of over 150 people per km² (390 per mi²)
Europe
Asia
Both
Neither
Asia has 95 people per km², Europe has 72.5.
16. Contains evidence for anatomically modern humans from 100,000 years ago
Europe
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Both
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Source, modern humans didn't arrive in Europe until around 45,000 years ago.
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level 40
Mar 11, 2019
What about the Maldives?
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level 55
Mar 11, 2019
Complete forgot about them! Have fixed now. Thanks
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level 57
Apr 11, 2019
Maybe adjust quedtion15 a bit ? 95m is so close too 100m (and the score definately reflects that) it a toughie ! Good unexpected info
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level 55
Apr 11, 2019
Have updated as suggested. Thanks :)