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
What is the significance of the Chinese town of Takster?Correct
Question 2 of 10
Who is Pakistan’s most likely next prime minister, given the election of the July 25 elections?Correct
Question 3 of 10
What disaster in Laos caused the death of more than 30 people and the displacement of more than 1,000?Correct
Question 4 of 10
What kind of U.S. Navy vessels recently transited the Taiwan Strait?Correct
Question 5 of 10
What day was the inter-Korean armistice signed in 1953?Correct
Question 6 of 10
Which Asian country did South Korean President Moon Jae-in visit in early July 2018?Correct
Question 7 of 10
Which two Indo-Pacific countries recently confirmed their intention to purchase the Boeing P-8 Poseidon maritime surveillance aircraft?Correct
Question 8 of 10
On July 15, what major reform did Uzbekistan activate?Correct
Question 9 of 10
Which of the following leaders has North Korean leader Kim Jong Un not met this year?Correct
Question 10 of 10
Who is Takeshi Onaga?Correct