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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
China’s second aircraft carrier, the first one built indigenously, just began sea trials. What is this vessel’s expected name?Correct
Question 2 of 10
When and where will North Korean leader Kim Jong-un meet U.S. President Donald Trump?Correct
Question 3 of 10
Who is the new prime minister of Malaysia?Correct
Question 4 of 10
Which Southeast Asian city was hit by three suicide bombings on May 13?Correct
Question 5 of 10
What percentage of state-owned airline Air India is the Indian government planning on opening up for private investment?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 children’s cartoon character was temporarily censored on Chinese social media networks in late-April?Correct
Question 9 of 10
Which three Asian countries recently held a leaders-level trilateral meeting?Correct
Question 10 of 10
Who is Bobomurod Abdullaev?Correct