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).
These questions will cover all the topics we cover here at The Diplomat, including the politics, economics, security, culture, and history of the vast Asia-Pacific region.
Rest assured, the answers to each question come straight from our pages. Usually, the answer to any given quiz question will be found in a recent article we’ve run. So, as long as you keep up with The Diplomat, you should be on your way to an easy 100 percent score on each of these quizzes.
You’ll get to see your score and the average score across all our readers at the end of the quiz.
Well? What are you waiting for? Have a go at our quiz and find out just how well you know the Asia-Pacific this week.
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- Question 1 of 10
What is the name of the Russia’s direct-ascent anti-satellite weapon?Correct
- Question 2 of 10
What Indonesian island will host the country’s soon-to-be-built new capital city?Correct
- Question 3 of 10
Which defense firm was selected by the U.S. Air Force to build the next-generation Long-Range Standoff nuclear-capable cruise missile?Correct
- Question 4 of 10
What was the last day North Korean leader Kim Jong Un was seen in public?Correct
- Question 5 of 10
Which of the following countries launched its first military satellite in April 2020?Correct
- Question 6 of 10
According to 2018 data, what was South Korea’s total fertility rate?Correct
- Question 7 of 10
Which country is the only African state to recognize the Republic of China (Taiwan)?Correct
- Question 8 of 10
How much does India plan to increase nuclear power in its energy grid by next year?Correct
- Question 9 of 10
What percent of Japan’s population is over 65 years old?Correct
- Question 10 of 10
According to recent private cybersecurity firm, which Asian country sponsored hackers to breach Chinese health authorities to seek information on the COVID-19 pandemic?Correct