Far East questions This is a list of recently added questions about Far East. Play Far East quiz and see all the questions. Where is karate from?Ryukyu Kingdom. Karate developed from the indigenous martial arts of Ryukyu Islands (today Japanese) under the influence of Chinese martial arts. The Ryukyu Kingdom was an independent kingdom from the 15th to 19th century, and despite its small size, the kingdom played a central role in the maritime trade networks of medieval East Asia. Until the 19th century, it has had much more in common with China, than with Japan.Created by: globalquiz.orgsport of Japan riddles »very hard 24% JapanJapan1187ChinaChina546Ryukyu KingdomRyukyu Kingdom633TaiwanTaiwan221 Which martial art is that?Kendo. As of September 2007, there were 1.48 million registered dan graded kendoka in Japan.Created by: globalquiz.orgmartial arts riddles »easy 71% kendokendo3712iaidoiaido452ju-jitsuju-jitsu455ninjitsuninjitsu538 Which martial art is that?Iaido is associated with the smooth, controlled movements of drawing the sword from its scabbard or saya, striking or cutting an opponent, removing blood from the blade, and then replacing the sword in the scabbard. There are no fights in iaido. It should not be confused with kendo, where bamboo sticks and protective clothing is used for fighting competitions.Created by: globalquiz.orgJapan riddles »very hard 29% kendokendo965iaidoiaido736ju-jitsuju-jitsu308ninjitsuninjitsu460 Which martial art is that?Taekwondo. There are two major styles of doboks (taekwondo uniforms). One is similar to karate (cross-over jacket), while the other, with V-neck jacet (pictured) is typical to taekwondo only.Created by: globalquiz.orgsport riddles »hard 47% karatekarate936taekwondotaekwondo2123ju-jitsuju-jitsu946judojudo456 Which number is considered unlucky in East Asia?4. Words "four" and "Death" have very similar pronunciation in Chinese, Vietnamese, Korean and Japanese. In East Asia many buildings do not have a 4th floor. Some high-rise residential buildings omit all floor numbers with "4", e.g., 4, 14, 24, 34 and all 40–49 floors. Created by: Sumit TamangSouth Korea riddles »hard 50% 331330443083121213684040372 When was Korea partitioned along the 38th parallel?In 1945, after WW2. The aftermath of World War II left Korea partitioned along the 38th parallel, with the north under Soviet occupation and the south under US occupation. The Korean War broke out when Soviet-backed North Korea invaded South Korea, though neither side gained much territory as a result.Created by: Hitter smasherKorea riddles »hard 47% in 1910, after the start of Japanese occupation in 1910, after the start of Japanese occupation 324in 1919, after WW1in 1919, after WW1529in 1945, after WW2in 1945, after WW23403in 1953, after Korean Warin 1953, after Korean War2865 Which of the two Korean countries is more populous?South Korea. With the population of 50.2M, South Korea is more than twice as populous as North Korea (24.5M). Created by: Sumit Tamangdemography riddles »hard 55% North KoreaNorth Korea1795South KoreaSouth Korea7280both have comparable populationboth have comparable population535it is not known beacause of lack of information about North Korean populationit is not known beacause of lack of information about North Korean population3429 Where are these sandals from?Japan. Okobo are wooden sandals worn by maiko (apprentice geisha) during their apprenticeship. These sandals are very practical, keeping the expensive kimono off the ground. Created by: globalquiz.orgclothing riddles »easy 78% ChinaChina799JapanJapan4460MalaysiaMalaysia306IndiaIndia132 Which country was ruled by this leader?China. This is Mao Zedong's official portrait at Tiananmen gate. In the mid-1990s, Mao Zedong's picture began to appear on all new Renminbi currency. This was officially instituted as an anti-counterfeiting measure as Mao's face is widely recognized in contrast to the generic figures that appear in older currency.Created by: globalquiz.orgdictators riddles »average 63% ChinaChina6564JapanJapan340North KoreaNorth Korea2934VietnamVietnam469 Which country is this traditional dress from?Korea. Hanbok (literally "Korean clothing") is the traditional Korean dress. Today it is worn during traditional festivals and celebrations. Traditional Korean clothing has its roots extending back at least as far as the Three Kingdoms Period (57 B.C. - 668 A.D.).Created by: globalquiz.orgtraditional clothing riddles »average 61% JapanJapan959ChinaChina342KoreaKorea4237VietnamVietnam1365 Play Far East quiz and see all the questions.