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1

What is the world's largest fortification?

The Great Wall of China

2

In what year was the modern state of Israel created?

1948

3

What is the full name of the militant organization that uses terrorism to demand lad for an independent Palestinian state?

Palestine Liberation Organization

4

Where is the lowest point on land?

Dead Sea

5

What island provided refuge for the Chinese Nationalists after the Chinese Revolution?

Taiwan

6

What is the earth's largest and highest mountain range?

Himalayas

7

Muslims regarded what two Saudi Arabian cities as holy?

Mecca and Medina

8

What area is called the "Crossroads of the Ancient World?"

Middle East

9

What man-made body of water separates Asia from Africa?

Suez Canal

10

What two mountain ranges divide Europe from Asia?

Ural and Caucasus

11

What is the only country in Asia where Catholicism is the majority religion?

the Philippines

12

What modern empire controlled Central Asia for most of the 20th century?

Soviet Union

13

What is the world's most populous country?

China

14

What are some countries located on the Indian subcontinent?

India, Bangladesh, Pakistan, Nepal

15

The Amu Darya and the Syr Darya are the two principle rivers of what area?

Central Asia

16

What is India's main religion?

Hinduism

17

What are China's two most important Rivers?

Huang He and Yangtze

18

What is the world's highest point?

Mt. Everest

19

Which parallel divides North and South Korea?

38th

20

Which religion forbids the slaughter of cattle?

Hinduism

21

What is the highest point in Japan?

Mt. Fugi

22

What is Japan's largest island?

Honshu

23

Who is the ancestor of both the Arabs and the Jews?

Abraham

24

What is the major source of income for many major Middle Eastern countries?

Oil

25

Brunei, Indonesia, and Malaysia occupy which island?

Borneo

26

Know the following features on a physical map of Asia:
Arabian Sea
Bering Strait
Caspian Sea
Ganges River
Indian Ocean
Mekong River
Red Sea
Asia Minor
Gobi Desert
Indochina
Korean Peninsula
South China Sea
New Guinea
Tibet
Ural Mountains
Additional for extra Credit!!!

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27

Know the following countries and their capitals on a political map of Asia:
Afghanistan
Bangladesh
China
Cyprus
India
Iraq
Japan
Malaysia
Vietnam
Israel
Saudi Arabia
North Korea
South Korea
Japan
Additional Countries and Capitals for extra Credit.

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