Asia questions This is a list of recently added questions about Asia. Play 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.orgvery hard 39% BangaloreBangalore2DelhiDelhi54HyderabadHyderabad8MumbaiMumbai42Southern 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.org<10 answersHai PhongHai Phong0Ho Chi Minh City Ho Chi Minh City 0Ha NoiHa Noi0Can ThoCan Tho0Vietnam 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% PyongyangPyongyang52BusanBusan38DaeguDaegu16IncheonIncheon6Eastern 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.orghard 47% BandungBandung22SurabayaSurabaya67BekasiBekasi22MakassarMakassar30South-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 68% ArabicArabic25IranianIranian8PersianPersian81EnglishEnglish4Iran 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 52% MyanmarMyanmar36NepalNepal26BangladeshBangladesh116AfghanistanAfghanistan44historical 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 78% IndonesiaIndonesia27Papua New GuineaPapua New Guinea12Sri LankaSri Lanka187BangladeshBangladesh12Sri Lanka riddles » Which country was formerly named Formosa?Taiwan. Formosa is a name given to the island by the Portuguese explorers (“Ilha Formosa” - “beautiful island”). The name was used until 1945.Created by: globalquiz.orgvery hard 36% TaiwanTaiwan53GreeceGreece6TunisiaTunisia55BrasilBrasil31Taiwan riddles » Which country was formerly named Ottoman Empire?Turkey. The name “Ottoman” comes from the Osman dynasty, which ruled Turkey from 13th century until 1922.Created by: globalquiz.orgvery easy 89% EgyptEgypt8IranIran19TurkeyTurkey235IndiaIndia2Ottoman Empire riddles » Which country was formerly named Siam?Thailand. The country has always been called Mueang Thai by its citizens. Portuguese explorers named it Siam, possibly from the Chinese name “Xiam”. The name “Siam” was used officially by Thai government until 1939, when it was changed to Thailand. In 1945 the name reverted to Siam, and in 1949 reverted once again to Thailand.Created by: globalquiz.orgaverage 61% SyriaSyria31ThailandThailand149VietnamVietnam23Sri LankaSri Lanka40Thailand riddles » Play Asia quiz and see all the questions.