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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
Which Asian country entered a constitutional crisis on October 26 after the president replaced the prime minister?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
Which country did Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi travel to on October 28?Correct
Question 5 of 10
What is the poverty rate in Cambodia, according to September statistics released by UNDP?Correct
Question 6 of 10
What kind of ballistic missile interceptor did the United States successfully test against a live target in October 2018?Correct
Question 7 of 10
What is notable about the Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macau Bridge, which was inaugurated in late-October?Correct
Question 8 of 10
Where is the film Crazy Rich Asians set?Correct
Question 9 of 10
Which of the following leaders has Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe not met this year?Correct
Question 10 of 10
What kinds of weapons did the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty prohibit the United States and the Soviet Union from possessing?Correct