10 most difficult geography of Asia riddles A list of ten (out of 29) geography of Asia related questions that are the most often answered incorrectly Geography of Asia quiz Where is Lhasa?At point 4. Located at the bottom of a small basin surrounded by the Himalaya Mountains, Lhasa has an elevation of about 3,600 m (11,800 ft). The air only contains 68% of the oxygen compared to sea level.very hard 26% at point 1at point 113%at point 2at point 228%at point 3at point 332%at point 4at point 426%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 5264 answers in 2 languages »geography of China riddles » 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.very hard 26% BaikalBaikal48%BalkhashBalkhash26%BalatonBalaton13%OntarioOntario10%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 4047 answers in 2 languages »satellite photos riddles » The renaming of cities in India started after the end of the British imperial period in India and continues to date. Which of the following names is still the official one?Hyderabad. Bombay was renamed to Mumbai in 1995; Madras was renamed to Chennai in 1996; Calcutta changed name to Kolkata in 2001. Bhopal, Bangalore and Mysore are speculated to be renamed in the future.very hard 27% CalcuttaCalcutta31%BombayBombay26%MadrasMadras14%HyderabadHyderabad27%Created by: Kasia. Statistics based on 6244 answers in 2 languages »city names riddles » What is the population of the Republic of China?23 million. Officially, the government of Republic of China, known as Taiwan, has claimed sovereignty over all of China. From 1949 to the 1970s, the primary mission of the military was to "retake the mainland", but it has shifted to defense now.very hard 30% 23 million23 million30%230 million230 million13%500 million500 million15%700 million700 million40%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 9203 answers in 2 languages »Taiwan riddles » 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).very hard 32% KarakumKarakum14%Tian ShanTian Shan10%TaklamakanTaklamakan32%GobiGobi42%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 14074 answers in 2 languages »deserts riddles » Where is Hong Kong?At point 2. Hong Kong is situated in the Pearl River Delta.very hard 34% at point 1at point 120%at point 2at point 234%at point 3at point 326%at point 4at point 419%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 12191 answers in 2 languages »maps 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 35% at point 1at point 135%at point 2at point 227%at point 3at point 325%at point 4at point 410%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 20588 answers in 2 languages »Far East riddles » What does the name Singapore mean?City of Lions. The English name of Singapore is derived from the Malay word Singapura (lit. Lion City), hence the customary reference to the nation as the Lion City. Lions probably never lived there; the beast seen by Sang Nila Utama, who founded and named ancient Singapore, was most likely a tiger.very hard 39% City of BirdsCity of Birds16%City of MonkeysCity of Monkeys27%City of LionsCity of Lions39%City of ElephantsCity of Elephants16%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 13800 answers in 2 languages »Southeast Asia riddles » Where is the Kwai river?In Thailand. River Kwai in Thailand today, but there was no such river when the "bridge on the River Kwai" was created. The movie tells a fictional story, and the film crew built a wooden bridge on the Mae Klong river. This part of the river was then renamed Khwae Yai to bring geographical fact more in line with the movie.hard 41% in Chinain China8%in Thailandin Thailand41%in Vietnamin Vietnam32%in Cambodiain Cambodia18%Created by: Kasia. Statistics based on 18992 answers in 2 languages »Thailand riddles » In which country is Javanese the official language?Nowhere. With 82 million of native speakers (more than French) Javanese is the largest language without an official status anywhere (and thus the largest minority language in the world), despite being used throughout Southeast Asia and Suriname.hard 42% IndonesiaIndonesia28%MalaysiaMalaysia15%PhilippinesPhilippines14%NowhereNowhere42%Created by: life-o-holic. Statistics based on 13990 answers in 2 languages »geography of Indonesia riddles » Play geography of Asia quiz and see all the questions.