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The Ultimate Quiz on Asian Countries

Amruta Deshpande Dec 15, 2020
How much do you know about the countries in Asia? Let us find out!
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According to the United Nations, the continent of Asia has 48 countries out of which 5 are transcontinental, having part of their land in Europe.
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    Russia is a transcontinental country which is located in Asia as well as Europe and is the largest country in the world.
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    Indonesia has 147 volcanoes, out of which 76 are active volcanoes. It is located in the Pacific Ring of Fire, the world's most active zone for volcanoes.
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    There are in all 12 landlocked countries in the Asian continent, namely, Bhutan, Afghanistan, Tajikistan, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Laos, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Mongolia, Nepal, Turkmenistan, and Uzbekistan.
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    China is the most populated country in the whole world. In 2019, the population of China was around 1.4 billion. It is followed by India with a population of around 1.3 billion.
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    Japan is known as "Nihon" or "Nipon" in Japanese, both meaning "the origin of the sun", in reference to the country's relatively eastern location.
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    There are 9 independent island countries in the Asian continent, namely, Philippines, Sri Lanka, Maldives, Japan, Singapore, Indonesia, East Timor, Taiwan and Brunei Darussalam.
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    Nepal is the world's only country that has a non quadrilateral flag. It consists of two united pennant shapes which have stylized symbols of the sun and moon.
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    The Equator passes through 13 countries of the world and only two countries of Asia - Indonesia and Maldives.
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    The elephants have played an important role throughout Thailand's history, majorly in wars and royal parades and thus have earned the status of being the national animal of the country.
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    Congratulations! This brings us to the end of our Asian Countries Challenge! Time for Results!