This article in the China Daily makes the claim that several Asian countries topped a survey of intelligence:
Asians dominated the survey compiled by Austrian researchers who drew on a variety of sources to produce average IQs for the population of each country, Sunday Star-Times reported in Wellington Sunday.
The survey comparing the intelligence of people from 50 countries and regions was conducted by the University of Vienna Medical School, according to the paper.
The survey said the people of Hong Kong topped the table, followed by South Korea, Japan and Singapore.
Is there such a survey of the smartest countries?