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