Asia - General Knowledge Question and Answer

Asia - Question and Answer

Which one is the world's largest and most diverse continent?  


Africa
Asia
North America
South America

Answer:

Asia is the world's largest continent and it covers one-third of earth's surface. It is the most populous and divers continent.

But, Africa also hosts a large diversity of ethnicities, cultures and languages. In the late 19th century European countries colonised almost all of Africa. Africa also varies greatly with regard to environments, economics, historical ties and government systems. However, most present states in Africa originate from a process of decolonisation in the 20th century. African nations have attempted to cooperate through the establishment of the African Union, which is headquartered in Addis Ababa.

Here question was world's largest and divers that's why answer is Asia.

If anyone ask about only divers continent then it will be Africa.


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Asia is bounded on the south by which Ocean?  


Indian Ocean
Atlantic Ocean
Pacific Ocean
Arctic Ocean

Answer:

Asia is bounded on the south by the Indian Ocean.


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Asia is bounded on the north by which Ocean?  


Indian Ocean
Atlantic Ocean
Arctic Ocean
Pacific Ocean

Answer:

Asia is bounded on the north by Arctic Ocean.


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Where is The Gobi Desert located?  


Afghanistan and Pakistan
Mongolia and China
Pakistan and India
China and India

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The Gobi Desert is a vast, arid region in northern China and southern Mongolia. It's known for its dunes, mountains and rare animals such as snow leopards and Bactrian camels. In the Gobi Gurvansaikhan National Park, the Khongoryn Els sand dunes are said to sing when the wind blows. The park also features the deep ice field of Yolyn Am canyon. Dinosaur fossils have been found at the red "Flaming Cliffs" of Bayanzag.


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Which is the longest river in Asian continent?  


Yellow
Brahmaputra
Mekong
Yangtze River

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The Yangtze known in China as the Chang Jiang or the Yangtze Jiang, is the longest river in Asia and the third-longest in the world. The river is the longest in the world to flow entirely within one country. It drains one-fifth of the land area of the People's Republic of China (PRC) and its river basin is home to one-third of the country's population. The Yangtze is the sixth-largest river by discharge volume in the world.


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Which is the tallest mountain range in the world?  


The Himalayas
Andes
Rocky Mountains
Atlas Mountains

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The Himalayas, or Himalaya, is a mountain range in Asia separating the plains of the Indian subcontinent from the Tibetan Plateau.

The Himalayan range has many of the Earth's highest peaks, including the highest, Mount Everest. The Himalayas include over fifty mountains exceeding 7,200 meters (23,600 ft) in elevation, including ten of the fourteen 8000m peaks. By contrast, the highest peak outside the Asia is Aconcagua is 6,961 meters (22,838 ft) tall, in the Andes .


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Who is the first Asian Nobel laureate?  



Chen Ning Yang
Chandrasekhara Venkata Raman
Hideki Yukawa
Rabindranath Tagore

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Asians have been the recipients of all six award categories: Peace, Physics, Physiology or Medicine, Literature, Chemistry and Economics. The first Asian recipient, Rabindranath Tagore, was awarded the Literature Prize in 1913. The most Nobel Prizes awarded to Asian in a single year was in 2014, when five Asians became laureates. The most recent, Yoshinori Ohsumi was awarded his prizes in 2016.

Rabindranath Tagore (7 May 1861 – 7 August 1941), was a Bengali polymath who reshaped Bengali literature and music, as well as Indian art with Contextual Modernism in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. The author of Gitanjali and its "profoundly sensitive, fresh and beautiful verse", he became the first non-European to win the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1913. Sometimes referred to as "the Bard of Bengal", Tagore's poetic songs were viewed as spiritual and mercurial; however, his "elegant prose and magical poetry" remain largely unknown outside Bengal.


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which is the most populated country in Asia?  



China
India
Malyasia
Pakistan

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China, officially the People's Republic of China (PRC), is a unitary sovereign state in East Asia and the world's most populous country, with a population of over 1.381 billion.


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Which is the longest bridge in Asia?  


Changhua-Kaohsiung Viaduct
Tianjin Grand Bridge
Danyang - Kunshan Grand Bridge
Cangde Grand Bridge

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With the total length of almost 164.8 km, Danyang - Kunshan Grand Bridge is considered to be the longest bridge not only in Asia but in the whole world. It is located in between the line Shanghai and Nanjing and was completed in the year of 2010 and opened for common man in year 2011.Around 10,000 were employed for the construction of this longest bridge of the world.It was constructed in approx four years and total construction cost estimated was around $8.5 billions.It runs parallel to Yangtze River.


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Which is the tallest building in Asia?  


Shanghai Tower
Makkah Royal Clock Tower Hotel
Lotte World Tower
Burj Khalifa, Dubai

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The Burj Khalifa ( "Khalifa Tower" ), known as the Burj Dubai before its inauguration, is a megatall skyscraper in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. With a total height of 829.8 m (2,722 ft) including the antenna and a roof height of 828 m (2,717 ft), the Burj Khalifa is currently the tallest structure in the world since topping out in late 2008.


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Who is the first Asian Nobel prize winner on Science?  



Rabindranath Tagore
Sir Chandrasekhara Venkata Raman
Hideki Yukawa
Chen Ning Yang

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Sir Chandrasekhara Venkata Raman (7 November 1888 - 21 November 1970) was an Indian physicist born in the former Madras Province in India presently called as Tamil Nadu, who carried out ground-breaking work in the field of light scattering, which earned him the 1930 Nobel Prize in Physics. He discovered that when light traverses a transparent material, some of the deflected light changes wavelength. This phenomenon, subsequently known as Raman scattering, results from the Raman effect. In 1954, India honoured him with its highest civilian award, the Bharat Ratna.

First Asian and Indian Nobel laureate in science


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Which is the largest city in Asia by population?  



Tokyo
New Delhi
Mumbai
Shanghai

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Tokyo officially Tokyo Metropolis, is the capital of Japan and one of its 47 prefectures. The Greater Tokyo Area is the most populous metropolitan area not only in Asia, also in the world.

The prefecture is part of the world's most populous metropolitan area with upwards of 37.8 million people and the world's largest urban agglomeration economy. The city hosts 51 of the Fortune Global 500 companies, the highest number of any city in the world.


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Who is the first Muslim woman to receive Nobel prize?  



Malala Yousafzai
Tawakel Karman
Shireen Fatima
Shirin Ebadi

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The 2003 Nobel Peace Prize was awarded to Shirin Ebadi "for her efforts for democracy and human rights. She has focused especially on the struggle for the rights of women and children".

The first and only Iranian to receive a Nobel Prize. She was also the first Muslim woman to receive such an honor. Note that Doris Lessing born and raised for 5 years in modern day Iran is a fellow laureate.


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Which country is considered as the largest Economy in Asia?  



India
China
Japan
South Korea

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Since the introduction of economic reforms in 1978, China has become one of the world's fastest-growing major economies. As of 2016, it is the world's second-largest economy by nominal GDP and largest by purchasing power parity (PPP). China is also the world's largest exporter and second-largest importer of goods. China is a recognized nuclear weapons state and has the world's largest standing army and the second-largest defense budget. The PRC is a member of the United Nations, as it replaced the ROC as a permanent member of the U.N. Security Council in 1971. China is also a member of numerous formal and informal multilateral organizations, including the WTO, APEC, BRICS, the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO), the BCIM and the G-20.

China considered as the largest Economy in Asia


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The iron and steel industries of which of the following countries are almost fully dependent on imported raw materials?  


India
China
Japan
South Korea

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The iron and steel industries of Japan almost fully dependent on imported raw materials.


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The Himalayan mountain system belongs to which of the following?  


Fold mountains
Block mountains
Volcanic mountains
Residual mountains

Answer:

The Himalayan mountain system belongs to Fold mountains system.


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