10 most difficult Far East riddles A list of ten (out of 16) 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 23% JapanJapan46%ChinaChina21%Ryukyu KingdomRyukyu Kingdom23%TaiwanTaiwan8%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 2476 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% kendokendo39%iaidoiaido29%ju-jitsuju-jitsu12%ninjitsuninjitsu18%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 2314 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 33% at point 1at point 133%at point 2at point 228%at point 3at point 327%at point 4at point 411%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 8383 answers in 2 languages »cities of Asia 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 42% at point 1at point 123%at point 2at point 242%at point 3at point 324%at point 4at point 49%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 11865 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 43% at point 1at point 19%at point 2at point 217%at point 3at point 329%at point 4at point 443%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 15048 answers in 2 languages »geography of Japan 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 47% 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 WW247%in 1953, after Korean Warin 1953, after Korean War40%Created by: Hitter smasher. Statistics based on 6524 answers in 2 languages »Korea 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 47% karatekarate21%taekwondotaekwondo47%ju-jitsuju-jitsu21%judojudo10%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 4183 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 50% 3321%4450%121222%40406%Created by: Sumit Tamang. Statistics based on 5797 answers in 4 languages »Vietnam 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 53% at point 1at point 15%at point 2at point 215%at point 3at point 353%at point 4at point 425%Created by: Hitter smasher. Statistics based on 17370 answers in 2 languages »South Korea 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). hard 55% North KoreaNorth Korea13%South KoreaSouth Korea55%both have comparable populationboth have comparable population4%it is not known beacause of lack of information about North Korean populationit is not known beacause of lack of information about North Korean population26%Created by: Sumit Tamang. Statistics based on 12156 answers in 2 languages »demography riddles » Play Far East quiz and see all the questions.