Asian Geography Multiple Choice

Can you answer these multiple choice questions related to Asian geography?
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1. Which one of these is NOT an island nation entirely?
Japan
Philippines
Malaysia
Bahrain
Malaysia has a bigger part of itself on the island of Borneo, but is not considered an island nation
2. Out of top ten most populous urban areas of the world, how many of them are in Asia?
Eight
Seven
Ten
Nine
9th is Mexico City and 10th New York City
3. What is the official language of Israel?
Aramaic
Yiddish
Arabic
Hebrew
Arabic used to be one of Israel's official languages until 2018
4. What body of water does the Ganges River empty into?
Arabian Sea
Persian Gulf
Laccadive Sea
Bay of Bengal
5. What is the biggest city of Pakistan?
Rawalpindi
Lahore
Karachi
Hyderabad
6. Which desert is Asia's largest by area?
Thar
Karakum
Arabian
Gobi
7. What is the approximate population of Asia?
4.0 billion
4.4 billion
3.8 billion
4.9 billion
8. Which one of these oceans does the continent of Asia NOT border?
Southern Ocean
Atlantic Ocean
Pacific Ocean
Arctic Ocean
Asia borders the Atlantic Ocean through the Mediterranean Sea
9. Mount Elbrus is the highest point in what mountain range?
Barisan
Tien Shan
Zagros
Caucasus
It is also Russia's tallest mountain
10. Which one of these plants is Afghanistan famous for producing?
Opium poppy
Tobacco
Salvia
Cannabis
Afghanistan is the world's biggest opium exporter
11. Which strait is found between the Malay Peninsula and Sumatra?
Sunda
Malacca
Bosphorus
Hormuz
12. How many "Stan" countries are there?
Six
Seven
Four
Five
They are Afghani-, Kazakh-, Kyrgyz-, Paki-, Tajiki-, Turkmeni- and Uzbekistan
13. On what island is Haikou the largest city?
Sumatra
Hainan
Shikoku
Borneo
It is a part of the People's Republic of China
14. In which one of these countries is the Deccan Plateau located?
Turkey
Saudi Arabia
India
Philippines
15. What is the largest city and administrative capital of Tibet?
Lhasa
Kunming
Luang Prabang
Kathmandu
16. What name does South Korea want the Sea of Japan to be known as?
Korean Sea
Tiger Sea
East Sea
Blue Sea
17. What island is formerly known as Celebes?
Mindanao
Sulawesi
New Guinea
Borneo
18. In which country is the ancient city of Petra located?
Jordan
Iran
Yemen
Iraq
19. What is the name of the winds that give South and Southeast Asia a distinct "rainy season"?
Sirocco
Tsunami
Mistral
Monsoon
20. How many recognized countries are there in Asia?
41
37
46
49
Taiwan does not count since it's not an UN member
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Mar 25, 2019
Isn't it supposed to be Monsoon for the winds? I believe that MANSOON is a place name.