10 most difficult Far East riddles A list of ten (out of 17) Far East related questions that are the most often answered incorrectly Far East quiz 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.very hard 21% JapanJapan49%ChinaChina20%Ryukyu KingdomRyukyu Kingdom21%TaiwanTaiwan7%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 4071 answers in 4 languages »sport of Japan 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.very hard 29% kendokendo40%iaidoiaido29%ju-jitsuju-jitsu11%ninjitsuninjitsu19%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 5009 answers in 2 languages »martial arts riddles » Where is Beijing?At point 1. Beijing is located in northern China. Its name, which means "Northern Capital", was applied to the city in 1403 during the Ming Dynasty to distinguish the city from Nanjing (the "Southern Capital").very hard 36% at point 1at point 136%at point 2at point 227%at point 3at point 324%at point 4at point 410%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 24610 answers in 2 languages »geography of China riddles » Where is Tokyo?At point 4. Tokyo has numerous outlying islands, which extend as far as 1850 km from central Tokyo. Because of the islands' distance from the administrative headquarters of the metropolitan government in Shinjuku, local offices administer them.hard 44% at point 1at point 18%at point 2at point 216%at point 3at point 330%at point 4at point 444%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 25159 answers in 2 languages »geography of Japan riddles » Where is Shanghai?At point 2. Shanghai is the largest city by population in the People's Republic of China. It is located in the delta of the Yangtze.hard 44% at point 1at point 123%at point 2at point 244%at point 3at point 323%at point 4at point 48%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 19717 answers in 2 languages »maps 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.hard 45% karatekarate24%taekwondotaekwondo45%ju-jitsuju-jitsu20%judojudo10%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 8709 answers in 2 languages »sport 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. hard 49% 3321%4449%121222%40406%Created by: Sumit Tamang. Statistics based on 11677 answers in 4 languages »South 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.hard 50% in 1910, after the start of Japanese occupation in 1910, after the start of Japanese occupation 4%in 1919, after WW1in 1919, after WW17%in 1945, after WW2in 1945, after WW250%in 1953, after Korean Warin 1953, after Korean War38%Created by: Hitter smasher. Statistics based on 17731 answers in 2 languages »Korea riddles » What is the profession of the man on the photo?The Fisherman. Fishing with cormorants is a very old and popular practice in Japan and China. Today more oriented towards tourism. In Gifu, Japan, Japanese cormorant (P. capillatus) is used; Chinese fishermen often use the big cormorants (P. carbo). Anthracnose (anhinga), related to cormorants, are also used for this fishing technique.hard 54% The Poultry breederThe Poultry breeder7%The FishermanThe Fisherman54%The FalconerThe Falconer23%The Feather salesmanThe Feather salesman13%Created by: Katarzyna Dąbrowska. Statistics based on 2688 answers in 2 languages »birds riddles » Where is Seoul?At point 3. Seoul is in the northwest of South Korea by the Han River. The Han River and its surrounding area played an important role in Korean history, but is no longer actively used for navigation, because its estuary is located at the borders of the two Koreas, with civilian entry barred.hard 56% at point 1at point 15%at point 2at point 214%at point 3at point 356%at point 4at point 423%Created by: Hitter smasher. Statistics based on 28940 answers in 2 languages »geography of Asia riddles » Play Far East quiz and see all the questions.