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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
According to recent reports, how many troops would the U.S. keep in Afghanistan following an initial drawdown in a deal with the Taliban?Correct
Question 2 of 10
Which Asian country attempted a moon-landing in early September that appeared to fail?Correct
Question 3 of 10
Which of the following weapons did North Korea not test during the summer of 2019?Correct
Question 4 of 10
Which of the following design features is China’s new indigenously designed Type 002 aircraft carrier not likely to possess?Correct
Question 5 of 10
What year did Japan and South Korea normalize diplomatic relations?Correct
Question 6 of 10
What was one of the outcomes of Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte’s August 2019 visit to China?Correct
Question 7 of 10
Which of the following fighters did China selected as its primary carrier-borne aircraft for the future?Correct
Question 8 of 10
When are Taiwan’s upcoming presidential elections scheduled?Correct
Question 9 of 10
Who is Cho Kuk?Correct
Question 10 of 10
What kind of weapon did the United States test for the first time in 32 years in August?Correct