10 most difficult geography of Asia riddles A list of ten (out of 31) geography of Asia related questions that are the most often answered incorrectly Geography of Asia quiz Where is Lhasa?At point 4. Located at the bottom of a small basin surrounded by the Himalaya Mountains, Lhasa has an elevation of about 3,600 m (11,800 ft). The air only contains 68% of the oxygen compared to sea level.very hard 26% at point 1at point 113%at point 2at point 227%at point 3at point 332%at point 4at point 426%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 5999 answers in 2 languages »Tibet riddles » 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?Hyderabad. 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.very hard 27% CalcuttaCalcutta31%BombayBombay25%MadrasMadras14%HyderabadHyderabad27%Created by: Kasia. Statistics based on 7266 answers in 2 languages »city names riddles » What is the name of this lake?Balkhash. Lake Balkhash is the 13th largest lake in the world. The lake is divided by a strait into two distinct parts. The western is a fresh water half, while the eastern half is saline.very hard 27% BaikalBaikal48%BalkhashBalkhash27%BalatonBalaton13%OntarioOntario10%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 4665 answers in 3 languages »satellite photos riddles » What is that?Yardang. A yardang is a streamlined protuberance carved from bedrock or any consolidated or semiconsolidated material by the dual action of wind abrasion by dust and sand, and deflation which is the removal of loose material by wind turbulence. They can be found in most deserts across the globe.very hard 29% barchanbarchan19%yardangyardang29%ripple markripple mark18%mogotemogote32%Created by: Ninjai. Statistics based on 324 answers in 3 languages »deserts riddles » What is the population of the Republic of China?23 million. Officially, the government of Republic of China, known as Taiwan, has claimed sovereignty over all of China. From 1949 to the 1970s, the primary mission of the military was to "retake the mainland", but it has shifted to defense now.very hard 30% 23 million23 million30%230 million230 million13%500 million500 million15%700 million700 million40%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 10430 answers in 3 languages »geography of China riddles » Where is Hong Kong?At point 2. Hong Kong is situated in the Pearl River Delta.very hard 34% at point 1at point 119%at point 2at point 234%at point 3at point 326%at point 4at point 419%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 14293 answers in 3 languages »China riddles » What is the name of this distinctive sandy desert to the north of Tibet?Taklamakan. The Taklamakan is the world's second largest shifting sand desert with about 85% made up of shifting sand dunes. Because it lies in the rain shadow of the Himalayas, the Taklamakan is a paradigmatic cold desert climate. During the 2008 Chinese winter storms episode, the Taklamakan was reported to be covered for the first time in its entirety with a thin layer of snow reaching 4 centimeters (1.6 in).very hard 34% KarakumKarakum14%Tian ShanTian Shan10%TaklamakanTaklamakan34%GobiGobi41%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 17279 answers in 2 languages »map riddles » K2 lies on the border of ...China and Pakistan. K2 is the second highest mountain in the world, after Mount Everest,It is on the border between China and Pakistan. K2 is known as the Savage Mountain due to the extreme difficulty of ascent. It has the second-highest fatality rate among the eight thousanders. With around 300 successful summits and 77 fatalities, about one person dies on the mountain for every four who summit.very hard 35% Nepal and ChinaNepal and China30%Bhutan and NepalBhutan and Nepal13%China and PakistanChina and Pakistan35%India and NepalIndia and Nepal19%Created by: Tschuka. Statistics based on 10758 answers in 3 languages »Himalayas riddles » Where is Beijing?At point 1. 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").very hard 37% at point 1at point 137%at point 2at point 227%at point 3at point 324%at point 4at point 410%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 26519 answers in 3 languages »Far East riddles » What does the name Singapore mean?City of Lions. The English name of Singapore is derived from the Malay word Singapura (lit. Lion City), hence the customary reference to the nation as the Lion City. Lions probably never lived there; the beast seen by Sang Nila Utama, who founded and named ancient Singapore, was most likely a tiger.hard 40% City of BirdsCity of Birds16%City of MonkeysCity of Monkeys27%City of LionsCity of Lions40%City of ElephantsCity of Elephants15%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 16099 answers in 3 languages »Southeast Asia riddles » Play geography of Asia quiz and see all the questions.