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
Who is China’s new vice president?Correct
Question 2 of 10
Which senior Japanese politician is facing a major scandal?Correct
Question 3 of 10
What is hallyu?Correct
Question 4 of 10
Which Central Asian head of state did not attend a recent summit of Central Asian leaders?Correct
Question 5 of 10
Which Asian country concluded a secret military agreement with the United Arab Emirates to cinch a nuclear power plant deal?Correct
Question 6 of 10
Following Rex Tillerson’s sacking, who does President Donald Trump plan to nominate as the next U.S. secretary of state?Correct
Question 7 of 10
Which country created a new agency to oversee its foreign aid in March 2018?Correct
Question 8 of 10
Which countries does the Trans-Caspian Transit Corridor, one of China’s Belt and Road Initiative projects, pass through?Correct
Question 9 of 10
Which of the following Asian countries will hold a national legislative election in May 2018?Correct
Question 10 of 10
Which of the following was not a type of new weapon unveiled by Russian President Vladimir Putin during an early-March 2018 address?Correct