1 Which city was known in colonial times as Batavia? 2 Which two cities will host the Summer Sonic rock festival in August? 3 What is the name of the river that divides Metro Manila? 4 Ambala lies on the border of which two Indian states? 5 Which of these three cities is easternmost: a) Seoul b) Taipei c) Manila? 6 What is the capital of Myanmar? 7 The name of which city, founded in 1857 and based on the tin trade, literally means 'muddy confluence'? 8 This year's Asian Games will take place in which city? 9 According to world-gazetteer.com, the world's three most populous cities are in Asia. What are their names and in what order do they rank? 10 In which year did Shenzhen become a special economic zone? Solution: 1 Jakarta 2 Tokyo and Osaka 3 The Pasig 4 Haryana and Punjab 5 a) Seoul 6 Pyinmana (also known as Naypyidaw Myodaw) 7 Kuala Lumpur 8 Doha 9 1) Shanghai 2) Mumbai 3) Karachi 10 1978.