10 most difficult Asia riddlesAsia quiz
What is the name of this monument?
The Golden Horn of Asia
The Shwedagon Pagoda is a gilded stupa located in Yangon. Shwedagon Pagoda is the most sacred Buddhist pagoda in Myanmar, as it is believed to contain relics of the four previous Buddhas of the present kalpa. These relics include the staff of Kakusandha, the water filter of Koṇāgamana, a piece of the robe of Kassapa, and eight strands of hair from the head of Gautama.
Aside from cattle, which animal provides most milk used by humans?
Water buffaloes provide 11% of the world's milk, which is much more than goats (2%, third place). Buffalo's milk contains higher levels of total solids, crude protein, fat than cow milk; it gives therefore more cheese, butter and other dairy products. The top buffalo milk producers are India and Pakistan.
The renaming of cities in India started after the end of the British imperial period in India and continues to date. Which of the following names is still the official one?
Bombay was renamed to Mumbai in 1995; Madras was renamed to Chennai in 1996; Calcutta changed name to Kolkata in 2001. Bhopal, Bangalore and Mysore are speculated to be renamed in the future.
Which of these religions is the least popular in India?
Indian Buddhism peaked in the 3rd century BC, during the reign of Asoka the Great, who patronised Buddhism following his conversion. He sent missionaries abroad, allowing Buddhism to spread across Asia. However, Indian Buddhism declined constantly following the loss of royal patronage, and today only 0.8% of the Indian population are Buddhists.
The Caspian Sea, the largest lake in the world, is:
North freshwater, south saltwater
North freshwater, south saltwater, east super salty.
The Caspian Sea, fed by freshwater (sweet) rivers, mainly Volga (80%) and Ural in the north, is freshwater, while it's deeper, warmer and saline (1.2%) in the south. The salinity of Garabogazköl, shallow eastern bay is 35%!
Where is Beijing?
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Beijing is located in northern China. Its name, which means "Northern Capital", was applied to the city in 1403 during the Ming Dynasty to distinguish the city from Nanjing (the "Southern Capital").
With which country does India share its longest border?
The length of India's borders is 14103 km. The longest border of India is with a small Bangladesh - 4053 km, then with China - 3380 km and Pakistan - 2912 km.
How many countries claim the right to the "Spratly Islands" in the South China Sea located?
The Spratly Islands dispute is an ongoing territorial dispute between China, Taiwan, Malaysia, the Philippines, Brunei and Vietnam, concerning "ownership" of the Spratly Islands, a group of islands and associated "maritime features" (reefs, banks, cays, etc.) located in the South China Sea. The dispute is characterised by diplomatic stalemate and the employment of military pressure techniques in the advancement of national territorial claims. All except Brunei occupy some of the maritime features.