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
Which North Korean official is U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo’s counterpart in ongoing U.S.-North Korea negotiations?Correct
Question 2 of 10
Which two countries recently concluded a military exercise known as a Warrior-VI?Correct
Question 3 of 10
Which Asian state will receive two F-35A stealth fighters by March 2019?Correct
Question 4 of 10
Who is Abu Bakar Bashir?Correct
Question 5 of 10
Who is Sapar Isakov?Correct
Question 6 of 10
What is Uzbekistan’s propiska?Correct
Question 7 of 10
According to the White House, when is a 2019 summit between U.S. President Donald J. Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un likely to occur?Correct
Question 8 of 10
Who is Carlos Ghosn?Correct
Question 9 of 10
What proportion of total employment in Papua New Guinea outside of the capital is by the agricultural sector?Correct
Question 10 of 10
Why was Malaysia’s king, Sultan Muhammad V, in the news recently?Correct