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.orgvery hard 24% JapanJapan1329ChinaChina615Ryukyu KingdomRyukyu Kingdom730TaiwanTaiwan251sport of Japan riddles » Which martial art is that?Kendo. As of September 2007, there were 1.48 million registered dan graded kendoka in Japan.Created by: globalquiz.orgeasy 72% kendokendo4264iaidoiaido511ju-jitsuju-jitsu520ninjitsuninjitsu615martial arts riddles » 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.orgvery hard 29% kendokendo1079iaidoiaido819ju-jitsuju-jitsu347ninjitsuninjitsu514Japan riddles » 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.orghard 48% karatekarate1058taekwondotaekwondo2488ju-jitsuju-jitsu1091judojudo511sport riddles » 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 Tamanghard 50% 331473443522121215564040417South Korea riddles » 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 smasherhard 51% in 1910, after the start of Japanese occupation in 1910, after the start of Japanese occupation 372in 1919, after WW1in 1919, after WW1622in 1945, after WW2in 1945, after WW24701in 1953, after Korean Warin 1953, after Korean War3404Korea riddles » 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 Tamanghard 57% North KoreaNorth Korea2088South KoreaSouth Korea8932both have comparable populationboth have comparable population605it is not known beacause of lack of information about North Korean populationit is not known beacause of lack of information about North Korean population3859demography riddles » 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.orgeasy 78% ChinaChina861JapanJapan4950MalaysiaMalaysia328IndiaIndia142clothing riddles » 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.orgaverage 65% ChinaChina8092JapanJapan403North KoreaNorth Korea3310VietnamVietnam550dictators riddles » 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.orgaverage 62% JapanJapan1058ChinaChina385KoreaKorea4996VietnamVietnam1501traditional clothing riddles » Play Far East quiz and see all the questions.