Welcome to The Diplomat‘s weekly quiz.
Each week, we will curate a list of 10 questions on recent events in the Asia-Pacific region (with occasional historical questions thrown in for variety).
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Question 1 of 10
Which Asian country became the 42nd member of the Wassenaar Arrangement in December 2017?Correct
Question 2 of 10
Who is Ulan Salyanov?Correct
Question 3 of 10
Which of the following countries did not vote with the United States at the United Nations on a resolution concerning the status of Jerusalem in the General Assembly?Correct
Question 4 of 10
Which of the following sanctions against North Korea are included in United Nations Security Council resolution 2397?Correct
Question 5 of 10
What missile defense system did Japan recently decide to deploy on its soil in the coming years?Correct
Question 6 of 10
What kind of weapon is China’s DF-17?Correct
Question 7 of 10
Which of the following statements did Kim Jong-un make in his New Year’s Day address?Correct
Question 8 of 10
Which Asian country is planning to procure 20 additional F-35A stealth fighters?Correct
Question 9 of 10
Which Asian country experienced a failed submarine-launched ballistic missile test in December 2017?Correct
Question 10 of 10
Which of the following men is not a member of China’s 19th Politburo Standing Committee?Correct