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Quiz about Asian Invasion
Quiz about Asian Invasion

Asian Invasion Trivia Quiz


Can you solve the following cryptic clues to find ten different countries in Asia?

A multiple-choice quiz by Lottie1001. Estimated time: 6 mins.
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Author
Lottie1001
Time
6 mins
Type
Multiple Choice
Quiz #
374,020
Updated
Dec 03 21
# Qns
10
Difficulty
Average
Avg Score
7 / 10
Plays
1801
Question 1 of 10
1. Start changing horses in North America to find a large Asian country. (5)

Answer: (One Word)
Question 2 of 10
2. Enemy alters a small country on the Arabian peninsula. (5)

Answer: (One Word)
Question 3 of 10
3. Gain changes in moving prose to find a small south-east Asian country. (9)

Answer: (One Word)
Question 4 of 10
4. Plane crash in the Himalayas. (5)

Answer: (One Word)
Question 5 of 10
5. Alternately, Sir, will rain sky ad show an island in the Indian Ocean? (3,5)

Answer: (Two Words)
Question 6 of 10
6. Hurry an article, audibly, to get a country which is partly in Europe but mostly in Asia. (6)

Answer: (One Word)
Question 7 of 10
7. Knock learner on moving shade in Asia. (10)

Answer: (One Word)
Question 8 of 10
8. One's in India to find another Asian country. (9)

Answer: (One Word)
Question 9 of 10
9. Main vet moves in south-east Asia. (7)

Answer: (One Word)
Question 10 of 10
10. Finally, Iraq, India, Kuwait, Syria, Myanmar lead to a country on the Arabian peninsula. (5)

Answer: (One Word)

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Quiz Answer Key and Fun Facts
1. Start changing horses in North America to find a large Asian country. (5)

Answer: China

The clue is in the word 'start'. Taking the initial letters of 'changing horses in North America' spells 'China'.
2. Enemy alters a small country on the Arabian peninsula. (5)

Answer: Yemen

'Alters' indicates an anagram. The five letter word to be rearranged is 'enemy', which is an anagram of 'Yemen'.
3. Gain changes in moving prose to find a small south-east Asian country. (9)

Answer: Singapore

There are two anagrams here. 'Changes' leads to an anagram of 'gain'. 'Moving' indicates an anagram of 'prose'. 'In' shows that the former is inside the latter. The anagram of 'prose' is 'spore', and the anagram of 'gain' is not another word, but the letters 'inga', which fit between the 's' and 'pore' of 'spore', giving S-inga-pore.
4. Plane crash in the Himalayas. (5)

Answer: Nepal

'Crash' suggests an anagram of the word 'plane'. Nepal is a country in the Himalayas.
5. Alternately, Sir, will rain sky ad show an island in the Indian Ocean? (3,5)

Answer: Sri Lanka

The word 'alternately' indicates that every other letter from the phrase 'Sir, will rain sky ad', should be used, ignoring any spaces and punctuation. This gives SiRwIlLrAiNsKyAd - SRILANKA. Putting the space in the right place to get the two words leads to Sri Lanka.
6. Hurry an article, audibly, to get a country which is partly in Europe but mostly in Asia. (6)

Answer: Russia

'Hurry' is a synonym of 'rush'. An article is 'a'. 'Audibly' means that the sound of the words is important. 'Rush a' sounds the same as 'Russia', which is a country straddling the two continents.
7. Knock learner on moving shade in Asia. (10)

Answer: Bangladesh

'Knock' is another word for 'bang'. 'L' is an abbreviation for 'learner'. 'Moving' indicates an anagram of 'shade'. Putting the three together gives Bang-L-adesh - a country in Asia.
8. One's in India to find another Asian country. (9)

Answer: Indonesia

This is a simple clue with one word inside another. Again, ignore any punctuation to get Ind-ones-ia.
9. Main vet moves in south-east Asia. (7)

Answer: Vietnam

'Vietnam', a country in south-east Asia, is an anagram of 'main vet'.
10. Finally, Iraq, India, Kuwait, Syria, Myanmar lead to a country on the Arabian peninsula. (5)

Answer: Qatar

The clue is in the word 'finally'. The last letters of 'Iraq, India, Kuwait, Syria, Myanmar' spell 'Qatar'.
Source: Author Lottie1001

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