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 25% JapanJapan1352ChinaChina622Ryukyu KingdomRyukyu Kingdom744TaiwanTaiwan252sport 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% kendokendo4388iaidoiaido531ju-jitsuju-jitsu535ninjitsuninjitsu629martial 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% kendokendo1111iaidoiaido834ju-jitsuju-jitsu356ninjitsuninjitsu524Japan 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% karatekarate1079taekwondotaekwondo2551ju-jitsuju-jitsu1114judojudo522sport 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% 331501443641121215864040434South 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 52% in 1910, after the start of Japanese occupation in 1910, after the start of Japanese occupation 389in 1919, after WW1in 1919, after WW1647in 1945, after WW2in 1945, after WW25118in 1953, after Korean Warin 1953, after Korean War3544Korea 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 58% North KoreaNorth Korea2173South KoreaSouth Korea9445both have comparable populationboth have comparable population623it is not known beacause of lack of information about North Korean populationit is not known beacause of lack of information about North Korean population3944demography 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% ChinaChina875JapanJapan5007MalaysiaMalaysia332IndiaIndia146clothing 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 66% ChinaChina8508JapanJapan417North KoreaNorth Korea3395VietnamVietnam565dictators 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 63% JapanJapan1079ChinaChina396KoreaKorea5186VietnamVietnam1537traditional clothing riddles » Play Far East quiz and see all the questions.