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Asia & Australia Practice Quiz

Multiple Choice
Identify the choice that best completes the statement or answers the question.
 

 1. 

This is currently the tallest building in the world:
a.
Empire State Building
c.
Burj Khalifa
b.
Shang Hai Tower
d.
World Trade Center
 

 2. 

This mausoleum built in India in the 1600’s is sometimes considered to be the most beautiful building in the world:
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a.
Burj Khalifa
c.
Great Wall of China
b.
Taj Majal
d.
Ankor Wat
 

 3. 

This 1500 year old structure was destroyed by the Taliban government of Afghanistan in 2001
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a.
Mecca
c.
Burj Khalifa
b.
Buddahs of Bamiyan
d.
Ankor Wat
 

 4. 

Originally built as a Hindu temple, this site was converted to a Buddhist temple in the jungles of Cambodia
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a.
Burj Khalifa
c.
Mecca
b.
Buddahs of Bamiyan
d.
Angkor Wat
 

 5. 

This mountain range seperates India and China
a.
Ural Mountains
c.
Ganges
b.
Himilayas
d.
Andes
 

 6. 

This desert takes up one-third of the total land area of Saudi Arabia.
a.
Gobi Desert
c.
Death Valley
b.
Sahara
d.
Rub Al-Khali
 

 7. 

This river flows across much of northern India:
a.
Ganges
c.
Euphrates
b.
Tigris
d.
Columbia
 

 8. 

Tokyo is the capital of this nation of islands off the eastern coast of Asia:
a.
Vietnam
c.
Puerto Rico
b.
Japan
d.
Bangladesh
 

 9. 

This nation is NOT part of the indochina peninsula to the south of China:
a.
Malaysia
c.
Laos
b.
Vietnam
d.
Cambodia
 

 10. 

This body of water is bordered by Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Iraq, and Iran among others, and much of the world’s oil is shipped across it to world markets:
a.
Sea of Japan
c.
Persian Gulf
b.
Red Sea
d.
Bay of Bengal
 



 
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