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
Apart from India, which other countries has an unsettled land border with China?Correct
- Question 2 of 10
Which prominent Pakistani government leader recent called former Al Qaeda terrorist Osama bin Laden a “martyr”?Correct
- Question 3 of 10
According to the Japanese government, what was the main reason for the cancellation of its 2017 decision to push ahead with two Aegis Ashore missile defense installations?Correct
- Question 4 of 10
The China-India June 15 border skirmish resulted in the death of 20 Indian soldiers and an unknown number of Chinese casualties. What was the last year to feature a deadlier incident along their disputed border?Correct
- Question 5 of 10
The start of which Asian conflict marked its 70th anniversary in June 2020?Correct
- Question 6 of 10
Which former Asian leader was sentenced to prison for 11 years?Correct
- Question 7 of 10
Where did the Chinese Navy conduct naval exercises in the first week of July?Correct
- Question 8 of 10
Which country is Australia’s largest trading partner?Correct
- Question 9 of 10
What percent of Japan’s population is over 65 years old?Correct
- Question 10 of 10
Which of the following statements is not true about China’s DF-26 intermediate-range ballistic missile?Correct