Geography of Asia questions This is a list of recently added questions about geography of Asia. Play geography of Asia quiz and see all the questions. What is the dominant religion in Kazakhstan?Islam is the largest religion in Kazakhstan, followed by Eastern Orthodoxy. After decades of religious suppression by the Soviet Union, the coming of independence witnessed a surge in expression of ethnic identity, partly through religion. Hundreds of mosques, churches, and other religious structures were built in the span of a few years.Created by: globalquiz.orgCentral Asia riddles »average 62% christianitychristianity2132islamislam6347folk religionfolk religion737buddhismbuddhism873 What is the dominant religion in Uzbekistan?Islam. Muslims constitute 90% of the population of Uzbekistan. During the Soviet era, Uzbekistan had sixty-five registered mosques and as many as 3,000 active mullahs and other Muslim clerics. For almost forty years, the Muslim Board of Central Asia, the official, Soviet-approved governing agency of the Muslim faith in the region, was based in Tashkent.Created by: globalquiz.orgreligions riddles »very easy 80% christianitychristianity773islamislam8473folk religionfolk religion493buddhismbuddhism843 What is the dominant religion in Cambodia?Buddhism. Around the 13th century, monks from Sri Lanka introduced Theravada Buddhism to Southeast Asia. The religion spread and eventually displaced Hinduism and Mahayana Buddhism as the popular religion of Angkor. It became the official state relifion in 1295.Created by: globalquiz.orgcountries riddles »average 61% christianitychristianity1231islamislam1559folk religionfolk religion1085buddhismbuddhism6258 What is the dominant religion in Thailand?Buddhism. Thailand's national religion, Theravada Buddhism, is central to modern Thai identity. 94% of Thais are Buddhists.Created by: Cheyenne WolfeThailand riddles »easy 79% christianitychristianity453islamislam1278folk religionfolk religion561buddhismbuddhism8910 What is the dominant religion in Sri Lanka?Buddhism. Sri Lanka has the longest continuous history of Buddhism of any predominately Buddhist nation (about 70% of the population are Buddhists). Buddhism is given special recognition in the Constitution which requires Sri Lankan to "protect and foster the Buddha Sasana"Created by: globalquiz.orgSri Lanka riddles »hard 57% christianitychristianity1366islamislam2219folk religionfolk religion814buddhismbuddhism5854 What is the name of this lake?Balkhash. Lake Balkhash is the 13th largest lake in the world. The lake is divided by a strait into two distinct parts. The western is a fresh water half, while the eastern half is saline.Created by: globalquiz.orgsatellite photos riddles »very hard 27% BaikalBaikal1572BalkhashBalkhash888BalatonBalaton451OntarioOntario351 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 TamangKorea riddles »hard 55% North KoreaNorth Korea1795South KoreaSouth Korea7284both 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 population3431 Which city is associated with cremated bodies lying on the banks of a river?Varanasi. Hindus believe that bathing in the Ganges remits sins and that dying in Varanasi ensures release of a person's soul from the cycle of its transmigrations. Those who are lucky enough to die in Varanasi, are cremated on the banks of the Ganges, and are granted instant salvation. Thus, many Hindus arrive here for dying.Created by: globalquiz.orgdeath riddles »hard 45% HyderabadHyderabad1070KanpurKanpur3844VaranasiVaranasi5305LuxorLuxor1403 Which large country uses UTC +5:30 time zone?India is one of the few countries that use single time zone with a 30-minute increment from UTC. The country's east–west distance covers 28 degrees of longitude, resulting in two hours difference in astronomical time. Since authorities decided to have one time zone for the whole country, they had to adjust it precisely.Created by: globalquiz.orggeography of India riddles »hard 47% ChinaChina2723IranIran1641IndiaIndia5330BrazilBrazil1606 What is the name of this distinctive sandy desert north to Tibet?Taklamakan is the world's second largest shifting sand desert with about 85% made up of shifting sand dunes. Because it lies in the rain shadow of the Himalayas, Taklamakan is a paradigmatic cold desert climate. During the 2008 Chinese winter storms episode, the Taklamakan was reported to be covered for the first time in its entirety with a thin layer of snow reaching 4 centimeters (1.6 in).Created by: globalquiz.orggeography of China riddles »very hard 31% KarakumKarakum1302Tian ShanTian Shan911TaklamakanTaklamakan2676GobiGobi3520 Play geography of Asia quiz and see all the questions.