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% JapanJapan1488ChinaChina654Ryukyu KingdomRyukyu Kingdom765TaiwanTaiwan258sport 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 71% kendokendo5146iaidoiaido660ju-jitsuju-jitsu621ninjitsuninjitsu749martial 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% kendokendo1291iaidoiaido955ju-jitsuju-jitsu394ninjitsuninjitsu612Japan 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 47% karatekarate1295taekwondotaekwondo2892ju-jitsuju-jitsu1255judojudo624sport 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% 331751444120121218454040496South 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 50% in 1910, after the start of Japanese occupation in 1910, after the start of Japanese occupation 513in 1919, after WW1in 1919, after WW1763in 1945, after WW2in 1945, after WW25784in 1953, after Korean Warin 1953, after Korean War4334Korea 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 Korea2414South KoreaSouth Korea10371both have comparable populationboth have comparable population681it is not known beacause of lack of information about North Korean populationit is not known beacause of lack of information about North Korean population4508demography 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% ChinaChina945JapanJapan5449MalaysiaMalaysia378IndiaIndia164clothing 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% ChinaChina9789JapanJapan466North KoreaNorth Korea3915VietnamVietnam685dictators 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 61% JapanJapan1252ChinaChina461KoreaKorea5755VietnamVietnam1828traditional clothing riddles » Play Far East quiz and see all the questions.