Quiz: The History Of The City Bangkok

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Quiz: The History Of The City Bangkok

The city of Bangkok is not as old as many would think. It was founded over some 500 years ago and since it hasn't stopped giving its very distinctive touch of exoticism and warmth to visitors from all over the world. But what is the really the history of this vibrant Asian city? Take our quiz and find out now.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    In what year was Bangkok founded as the capital of Thailand?
    • A. 

      In 1982

    • B. 

      In 1980

    • C. 

      In 1979

    • D. 

      In 1970

  • 2. 
    What's the meaning of the word Bang?
    • A. 

      Village on the map

    • B. 

      Village on the road

    • C. 

      Village on the street

    • D. 

      Village on the stream

  • 3. 
    How is Bangkok called in the Thai language?
    • A. 

      Knung Thiam

    • B. 

      Knung Thop

    • C. 

      Pop Thop

    • D. 

      Thiam Pop

  • 4. 
    How was Bangkok nicknamed in the 19th Century?
    • A. 

      The New Venice

    • B. 

      The Venice of the spice road

    • C. 

      The Venice of the East

    • D. 

      The Venice of South Eat Asia

  • 5. 
    How is Bangkok's historic center called?
    • A. 

      The Rattanekosin building

    • B. 

      The Rattanekosin land

    • C. 

      The Rattanekosin district

    • D. 

      The Rattanekosin Island

  • 6. 
    How old is the history of Bangkok?
    • A. 

      Late 16th Century

    • B. 

      Late 15th Century

    • C. 

      Late 14th Century

    • D. 

      Late 10th Century

  • 7. 
    What was the Thonburi Kingdom
    • A. 

      It was a Aryan Kingdom

    • B. 

      It was a South Indian Kingdom

    • C. 

      It was a Siamese Kingdom

    • D. 

      It was  Chinese Kingdom

  • 8. 
    How long did the Ayutthaya kingdom last for?
    • A. 

      From 1200 to 1767

    • B. 

      From 1340 to 1767

    • C. 

      From 1230 to 1250

    • D. 

      From 1350 to 1767

  • 9. 
    Who the first trade partners of Bangkok?
    • A. 

      The Chinese

    • B. 

      The Japanese

    • C. 

      The Westerners

    • D. 

      The Dutch

  • 10. 
    When was the city's pillar erected?
    • A. 

      In 1782

    • B. 

      In 1788

    • C. 

      In 1878

    • D. 

      In 1882

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