Southern Asia questions This is a list of recently added questions about Southern Asia. Play Southern Asia quiz and see all the questions. What is the largest city in India?Mumbai. The four largest cities in India are Mumbai (12.4 million), Delhi (11.0 million), Bangalore (8.4 million) and Hyderabad (6.7 million).Created by: globalquiz.orghard 51% BangaloreBangalore128DelhiDelhi2088HyderabadHyderabad274MumbaiMumbai2592India riddles » Which country was formerly named East Pakistan?Bangladesh. Between 1947-1971, the current country of Bangladesh was a part of Pakistan, known as the East Pakistan. It was the largest, the most populated and the richest region of Pakistan, completely separated from the rest of the country. In 1971, after 9-month-long war for independence, the province was changed into the independent country of Bangladesh.Created by: globalquiz.orghard 54% MyanmarMyanmar790NepalNepal750BangladeshBangladesh3065AfghanistanAfghanistan974historical names riddles » Which country was formerly named Ceylon?Sri Lanka. The name “Ceylon” was given to the island by the Portuguese explorers in 1505. Later it was used by the British as a name of the colony. In 1948, the country gained independence, and changed its name to Sri Lanka (coming from local Sinhalese language) in 1972.Created by: globalquiz.orgeasy 74% IndonesiaIndonesia733Papua New GuineaPapua New Guinea484Sri LankaSri Lanka4861BangladeshBangladesh429Asia riddles » Which country was formerly named Persia?Iran. Historically, Iran has been referred to as Persia by the West, due mainly to the writings of Greek historians who called Iran Persis. In 1935, Reza Shah requested the international community to refer to the country by its native name, Iran.Created by: globalquiz.orgeasy 77% TurkeyTurkey641IranIran4828BangladeshBangladesh195SyriaSyria595history riddles » Which country is Assam a part of?India. Assam is a state in northeastern India, east of Bangladesh. It is the world's largest tea-growing region. Assam teas, or blends containing Assam, are often sold as "breakfast" teas.Created by: globalquiz.orgeasy 70% IndiaIndia3460ChinaChina410BangladeshBangladesh625IndonesiaIndonesia380geography riddles » Which country is Malabar region a part of?India. Malabar is a region in Southern India, on the coast of the Arabian Sea. Because of their orientation to the sea and to maritime commerce, the coastal cities of Malabar are very cosmopolitan and have hosted some of the first groups of Christians (now known as Saint Thomas Christians), Jews (today called as Cochin Jews), and Muslims (at present known as Mappilas) in IndiaCreated by: globalquiz.orghard 54% South AfricaSouth Africa913IndiaIndia2307IranIran538ThailandThailand472geography riddles » Which country is Gujarat a part of?India. Gujarat is the westernmost state of India.Created by: globalquiz.orgaverage 67% MexicoMexico556IndiaIndia3939AfghanistanAfghanistan792TurkeyTurkey587geography riddles » Which country is Goa a part of?India. Goa is the smallest state of India, but also the richest. It was a Portuguese colony for over 450 years, until it was annexed by India in 1961. Today, the Portuguese language is not used any more, but some Portuguese traditions still exist - for example, the most popular sport in Goa is the association football. 26% of Goa's inhabitants are Catholics.Created by: globalquiz.orghard 56% PortugalPortugal804BrazilBrazil944IndiaIndia2632ChinaChina264geography riddles » Which country borders China and India?Pakistan borders India to the east, Afghanistan to the west, Iran to the southwest and China. K2, the world's second tallest mountain, is located on the border between Pakistan and China.Created by: globalquiz.orghard 53% PakistanPakistan2896AfghanistanAfghanistan725IranIran290BangladeshBangladesh1548China riddles » What is the capital city of Pakistan?Islamabad was built during the 1960s to replace Karachi as Pakistan's capital. The city's master-plan divides the city into eight basic zones, including administrative, diplomatic enclave, residential areas, educational sectors, industrial sectors, commercial areas, and rural and green areas.Created by: globalquiz.orgaverage 64% KabulKabul1133IslamabadIslamabad3690DhakaDhaka583Muscat, OmanMuscat, Oman329Pakistan riddles » Play Asia quiz and see all the questions.