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Question 1 of 10
Who is Tanzeela Qambrani?Correct
Question 2 of 10
China recently took delivery of two Russian weapons systems that resulted in the United States enacting sanctions on the People’s Liberation Army’s Equipment Development Department (EDD). What were the two systems?Correct
Question 3 of 10
Which two countries recently conducted a joint patrol in the Indian Ocean?Correct
Question 4 of 10
Recently, Australia made progress on a possible overseas base with which country?Correct
Question 5 of 10
Which important milestone did the F-35B fighter reach in September 2018?Correct
Question 6 of 10
Which of the following countries is not a member of BIMSTEC?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
Where is the film Crazy Rich Asians set?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