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).
These questions will cover all the topics we cover here at The Diplomat, including the politics, economics, security, culture, and history of the vast Asia-Pacific region.
Rest assured, the answers to each question come straight from our pages. Usually, the answer to any given quiz question will be found in a recent article we’ve run. So, as long as you keep up with The Diplomat, you should be on your way to an easy 100 percent score on each of these quizzes.
You’ll get to see your score and the average score across all our readers at the end of the quiz.
Well? What are you waiting for? Have a go at our quiz and find out just how well you know the Asia-Pacific this week.
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- Question 1 of 10
China is developing a new nuclear-capable system that the U.S. intelligence community calls the CH-AS-X-13. What kind of weapon is this?Correct
- Question 2 of 10
The Kra Canal is a proposed infrastructure project. Across which country’s territory would the canal run, if built?Correct
- Question 3 of 10
According to reports in early April, which Pacific state might host a Chinese naval base?Correct
- Question 4 of 10
Which country will host a general election on May 9?Correct
- Question 5 of 10
Which country withdrew from the Pacific Agreement on Closer Economic Relations Plus free trade agreement in March 2018?Correct
- Question 6 of 10
What kind of equipment did the U.S. Department of Defense allege China has deployed to the South China Sea in a report published in early April?Correct
- Question 7 of 10
Which was the only Central Asian state to log an improvement in its freedom status according to Freedom House’s latest Nations in Transit report?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 Asian leader will visit the United States to meet President Donald Trump the week of April 16?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