Asia questions This is a list of recently added questions about Asia. Play Asia quiz and see all the questions. Why people from southern Asia suffered from beriberi sickness?Eating mostly white rice. Beriberi is a sickness caused by extreme deficiency of vitamin B1, thiamine. White rice is in general poor source of vitamins, but it completely lacks thiamine. During research on the beriberi causes Polish biochemist, Kazimierz Funk discovered thiamine, the first vitamin B1.Created by: smyruhard 41% eating toxic sea algaeeating toxic sea algae596inbreedinginbreeding1157drinking dirty waterdrinking dirty water3074eating mostly white riceeating mostly white rice3482vitamins riddles » Which is the largest state in India by area?Rajasthan. Rank State Area (km2) 1 Rajasthan 342239 2 Madhya Pradesh 308252 3 Maharashtra 307713 4 Uttar Pradesh 240928Created by: Normanshard 47% RajasthanRajasthan701MaharastraMaharastra367Madhya PradeshMadhya Pradesh196Uttar PradeshUttar Pradesh202India riddles » What is jallikattu?Banned Indian rodeo. Known from cave paintings jallikattu seems like a cross of rodeo and Basque San Fermin bull run. Men attempt to hold zebu bull around their hump either to knock it down or stand long enough to win. It's a Tamil traditional custom of South India, that was banned on the basis of animal cruelty.Created by: smyruvery hard 30% endangered cattle raceendangered cattle race311vanishing Indian initiation ritevanishing Indian initiation rite180banned Indian rodeobanned Indian rodeo295traditional yoghurt of zebu milktraditional yoghurt of zebu milk175cattle riddles » 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 49% BangaloreBangalore47DelhiDelhi869HyderabadHyderabad121MumbaiMumbai1020Southern Asia riddles » What is the largest city in Vietnam?Ho Chi Minh City . The four largest cities in Vietnam are Ho Chi Minh City (8.2 million), Ha Noi (7.4 million), Hai Phong (1.9 million) and Can Tho (1.2 million).Created by: globalquiz.orghard 45% Hai PhongHai Phong396Ho Chi Minh City Ho Chi Minh City 1022Ha NoiHa Noi774Can ThoCan Tho73Vietnam riddles » What is the second largest city in South Korea, after Seoul?Busan. The four largest cities in South Korea are Seoul (9.8 million), Busan (3.4 million), Incheon (2.7 million) and Daegu (2.4 million).Created by: globalquiz.orgvery hard 33% PyongyangPyongyang481BusanBusan393DaeguDaegu215IncheonIncheon71Eastern Asia riddles » What is the second largest city in Indonesia, after Jakarta?Surabaya. The four largest cities in Indonesia are Jakarta (9.6 million), Surabaya (2.8 million), Bandung (2.6 million) and Bekasi (2.5 million).Created by: globalquiz.orgvery hard 37% BandungBandung296SurabayaSurabaya577BekasiBekasi308MakassarMakassar368South-Eastern Asia riddles » What is the official language in Iran?Persian. About 53% of Iranians speak Persian. The language is ancient - the oldest written texts in Old Persian is from from the Behistun Inscription (UNESCO World Heritage Site) from 5th century BC.Created by: globalquiz.orgaverage 62% ArabicArabic313IranianIranian103PersianPersian760EnglishEnglish45Iran 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% MyanmarMyanmar378NepalNepal349BangladeshBangladesh1353AfghanistanAfghanistan416historical 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% IndonesiaIndonesia357Papua New GuineaPapua New Guinea204Sri LankaSri Lanka2215BangladeshBangladesh207Sri Lanka riddles » Play Asia quiz and see all the questions.