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Bangkok is one of the most culturally diverse and rich cities in Asia. It offers a mixture of modernism and typical traditional architectural beauty to visitors as well as its unique festivals all year long. Have you ever visited Bangkok? And what you have to say about this city? Take our quiz and see if you can pass it with ease.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    How is Bangkok called in Thai?

    • A.

      Knung Knung

    • B.

      Knung Thop

    • C.

      Djop Thop

    • D.

      Pop Top

    Correct Answer
    B. Knung Thop
    Explanation
    Bangkok is called "Krung Thep" in Thai. The correct answer, "Knung Thop," is a close approximation of the correct pronunciation.

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  • 2. 

    What's the city's total population?

    • A.

      8 million people

    • B.

      10 million people

    • C.

      12 people

    • D.

      20 million people

    Correct Answer
    A. 8 million people
    Explanation
    The city's total population is 8 million people. This is the correct answer because it is the only option that provides a reasonable and realistic population size for a city. The other options are either too small (12 people) or too large (10 million people, 20 million people) to be plausible for a single city.

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  • 3. 

    When was Bangkok founded as Thailand's capital?

    • A.

      10 April 1982

    • B.

      12 March 1982

    • C.

      21 April 1982

    • D.

      12 April 1982

    Correct Answer
    C. 21 April 1982
  • 4. 

    What's the meaning of the word Bang?

    • A.

      Village on the stream

    • B.

      Village of the sea

    • C.

      Village of the lake

    • D.

      Village on the ocean

    Correct Answer
    A. Village on the stream
    Explanation
    The word "Bang" refers to a village that is located on a stream. This means that the village is situated near a small flowing body of water.

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  • 5. 

    Who governs the city of Bangkok?

    • A.

      The Bangkok Metropolitan Administration

    • B.

      The Government

    • C.

      The President

    • D.

      The King of Thailand

    Correct Answer
    A. The Bangkok Metropolitan Administration
    Explanation
    The Bangkok Metropolitan Administration governs the city of Bangkok. This administrative body is responsible for managing various aspects of the city, including public services, infrastructure, and urban planning. It is headed by the Governor of Bangkok, who is appointed by the Ministry of Interior. The Bangkok Metropolitan Administration plays a crucial role in ensuring the smooth functioning and development of the city.

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  • 6. 

    Who is the current Governor of Bangkok?

    • A.

      Ashee Kwee

    • B.

      Ashin Kwann

    • C.

      Ashvar Kwanwang

    • D.

      Aswin Kwannwang

    Correct Answer
    D. Aswin Kwannwang
    Explanation
    Aswin Kwannwang is the correct answer for the current Governor of Bangkok.

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  • 7. 

    Where is Bangkok located?

    • A.

      In Thailand's coastal Plain

    • B.

      In Asia Coastal Plan

    • C.

      In Asia Southern Plain

    • D.

      In South East Asia

    Correct Answer
    A. In Thailand's coastal Plain
    Explanation
    Bangkok is located in Thailand's coastal plain. This means that it is situated in a low-lying area near the coast of Thailand. The city is known for its flat terrain, which is characteristic of coastal plains. Additionally, being located in Thailand, Bangkok is a part of Southeast Asia.

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  • 8. 

    What's Bangkok's average elevation?

    • A.

      1.5 m above sea level

    • B.

      4.5 m above sea level

    • C.

      3.5 m above sea level

    • D.

      2 m above sea level

    Correct Answer
    A. 1.5 m above sea level
    Explanation
    Bangkok's average elevation is 1.5 meters above sea level.

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  • 9. 

    How was Bangkok called during the 19th Century?

    • A.

      The Venice of the East

    • B.

      The Italy of the East

    • C.

      The Lisbon of the East

    • D.

      The Rome of the East

    Correct Answer
    A. The Venice of the East
    Explanation
    During the 19th century, Bangkok was referred to as "The Venice of the East" because of its intricate network of canals and waterways, similar to the city of Venice in Italy. This comparison highlights the importance of water transportation in Bangkok and its unique architectural features, such as floating markets and houses built on stilts. Just like Venice, Bangkok's water-centric lifestyle and scenic beauty made it earn this nickname.

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  • 10. 

    How is the closest mountain range called?

    • A.

      The Gao Gao massif

    • B.

      The Khao Khiao massif

    • C.

      The Mao Biao Massif

    • D.

      The Tao Tao massif

    Correct Answer
    B. The Khao Khiao massif
    Explanation
    The closest mountain range is called the Khao Khiao massif.

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