Post Quiz: Mongolia

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Post Quiz: Mongolia

This week, let's stretch our geographical knowledge. We're so used to letting the noisy countries get all the press, we sometimes forget the more out-of-the-way places. See what you know about Mongolia.

  1. The capital of Mongolia is ….
    • Ulaanbaatar
    • Lursab'etor
    • Mongolia City
    • Bishkek
  2. The Mongolian unit of currency is the ….
    • Ningi.
    • Tenge.
    • Togrog.
    • Leu.
  3. What religion are the majority of Mongolians?
    • Moslem
    • Christian
    • Buddhist
    • None at all
  4. What takes places at the Khural?
    • A lot of beer-drinking
    • Goat wrestling
    • Arguing
    • Praying
  5. Who were Soyol Erdene?
    • The leaders of the Golden Horde.
    • An ancient shamanic caste.
    • The most famous hunters in Mongolia.
    • Mongolia's first rock band.
  6. Which of these figures was not a famous Mongolian warrior?
    • Genghis Khan
    • Khabul Khan
    • Aga Khan
    • Dayan Khan
  7. What is the correct Mongolian name for a Mongolian round tent?
    • Yurt
    • Ger
    • Iglu
    • Tirme
  8. What is Mongolia's claim to demographic fame?
    • It is the most sparsely populated independent country in the world.
    • It has the highest population of shepherds in the world.
    • It has the most arable land in Asia.
    • It has the most diverse population in Asia.
  9. What is a Jebtsundamba Khutuktu?
    • A lama
    • A llama
    • A yak herder
    • A musician
  10. How much of Mongolia is water?
    • 50%
    • 25%
    • 10%
    • Less than 1%

A Mongolian warrior and a hare looking down from the night sky
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