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Glossary of Geography Trivia

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What country is known as the roof of the world?
China
What is the more common name of the Huang He?
Yellow River
What is the world's largest town square?
Tiannamen Square
What is the name of the palace at the center of Beijing that only the emperor's family and his closest advisers can enter?
Forbidden City
Black, Oolong, and Jasmine are types of what Japanese product?
Tea
What country in an attempt to control population growth limited each family to only one child?
China
What country is the world's largest producer of watermelons, cucumbers, and sweet potatoes?
China
In what area ruled by China might youy find prayer flags hung on a mountainside?
Tibet
What is the world's largest waterway?
The Grand Canal
What country rules Macao?
Portugal
What country was once known as Formosa?
Taiwan
What is the official language of Taiwan?
Mandarin Chinese
Who is the ruler of North Korea?
Kim Jong Il
In what Asian country would you find the Ami tribe?
Taiwan
In what region of China would you find families living in a yurt?
Mongolia
In what countries is the Won the currency?
North and South Korea
In what country do natives wear traditional clothes called the hanbok?
Korea
What country is the biggest shipbuilder in the world?
Japan
What is the major religion in South Korea?
Christian
What are Japan's four largest islands?
Honshu, Hokkaido, Shikoku, and Kyushu
In you were Japanese, what would you call your country?
Nippon
What country has the oldest herediatary monarchy in the world?
Japan
What is the world's longest suspension bridge?
Akashi Kaikyo Road Bridge linking Honshu and Shikoku
In what country do people celebrate bun bang fai, the skyrocket festival
Laos or Thailand
What is the longest river in Southeast Asia?
Mekong River
What country is the world's leading producer of pineapples?
Thailand
How tall is Mount Everest?
29,029 feet
How many peaks in the Himalaya are over 8,000 meters?
8
Waht is the current name of East Pakistan?
Bangladesh
What is the official language of Pakistan?
Urdu
large Asian country
What is the more common name of the Huang He?
Yellow River
It's a color.
It is located in Bejing.
What is the name of the palace at the center of Beijing that only the emperor's family and his closest advisers can enter?
Forbidden City
You would be forbidden from entering.
You might drink it.
What country in an attempt to control population growth limited each family to only one child?
China
You might be able to adopt a girl from this country.
What is the currency of Pakistan?
rupee
What does Punjab mean?
five waters

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