ASEAN Trivia Quiz

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ASEAN stands for the Association of Southeast Asian Nations. Play this informative quiz to see how well you know about ASEAN. ASEAN has emerged as a multilateral cooperative platform that has propelled the growth of South-East Asian nations. ASEAN formed its own way of cooperation, known as the ASEAN way, which maintained the policy of non-interference in the country's domestic affairs. Play this quiz t learn more about grouping.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    What country are these pictures related to?

    Explanation
    The correct answer is Indonesia because the question asks about the country related to the given pictures, and Indonesia is the only country mentioned as an option.

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  • 2. 

    How many ASEAN countries does Burma border?

    • A.

      1

    • B.

      2

    • C.

      3

    • D.

      4

    Correct Answer
    B. 2
    Explanation
    Burma, also known as Myanmar, borders two ASEAN (Association of Southeast Asian Nations) countries. This means that it shares a land border with two out of the ten ASEAN member countries.

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  • 3. 

    Name the only country in the Southeast Asian region whose head of state has absolute, unrestricted power over his or her people.

    • A.

      Brunei

    • B.

      Singapore

    • C.

      Indonesia

    • D.

      Malaysia

    Correct Answer
    A. Brunei
    Explanation
    Brunei is the correct answer because it is the only country in the Southeast Asian region where the head of state has absolute, unrestricted power over their people. The Sultan of Brunei holds both the position of head of state and head of government, and has complete control over the government, judiciary, and military. This gives the Sultan the authority to make decisions without any checks or balances, making Brunei unique in terms of its political system compared to other countries in the region.

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  • 4. 

    Which ASEAN nation is the most densely populated?

    Correct Answer
    Singapore
    Explanation
    Singapore is the most densely populated ASEAN nation because it has a small land area of only 719.1 square kilometers and a high population of over 5.6 million people. This results in a population density of over 7,800 people per square kilometer, making it one of the most densely populated countries in the world. The limited space and high population contribute to the crowded living conditions in Singapore.

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  • 5. 

    Name this sport.

    Correct Answer
    Muay Thai
    Explanation
    Muay Thai is a combat sport originating from Thailand. It is also known as "The Art of Eight Limbs" as it utilizes the fists, elbows, knees, and shins for striking and clinching techniques. It is a physically demanding sport that requires strength, agility, and mental discipline. Muay Thai matches are held in a ring and fighters compete in various weight divisions. The objective is to score points by landing strikes on the opponent or by knocking them out. Muay Thai has gained international popularity and is practiced both as a competitive sport and for self-defense purposes.

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  • 6. 

    Which number in the picture below indicates Brunei? (Write down only the number)

    Correct Answer
    7
    Explanation
    The number 7 in the picture indicates Brunei.

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  • 7. 

    How many ASEAN countries are there that have a coastline? (Write down the number only)

    Correct Answer
    9
    Explanation
    There are nine ASEAN countries that have a coastline.

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  • 8. 

    I’m an Asian. The first country I traveled to is Myanmar; then, I traveled to Laos, Thailand, Cambodia, and Vietnam. My last two big children are in Vietnam now. Where do I come from?

    Correct Answer
    China
    Explanation
    Based on the information provided, the person states that they are Asian and have traveled to Myanmar, Laos, Thailand, Cambodia, and Vietnam. They also mention that their last two big children are in Vietnam. Since the person does not mention any other countries they have visited or any other relevant information, it can be inferred that they come from China, which is a neighboring country to all the mentioned destinations.

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  • 9. 

    Vietnam, The Philippines, Thailand, Laos, Indonesia, …… ?Which country is sequential to the countries in the question?

    • A.

      Cambodia

    • B.

      Malaysia

    • C.

      Myanmar

    • D.

      Singapore

    Correct Answer
    C. Myanmar
    Explanation
    The question asks for the country that is sequential to the countries mentioned in the question. The countries mentioned in the question are Vietnam, The Philippines, Thailand, Laos, and Indonesia. The next country in sequence after these countries is Myanmar. Therefore, Myanmar is the correct answer.

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  • 10. 

    By what year did East Timor officially join ASEAN?

    • A.

      2002

    • B.

      2005

    • C.

      2012

    • D.

      None of the above

    Correct Answer
    D. None of the above
    Explanation
    East Timor officially joined ASEAN in 2002. The options provided in the question (2005 and 2012) are incorrect.

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  • 11. 

    What is the name of the highlighted sea?

    Correct Answer
    Andaman Sea
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Andaman Sea.

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  • 12. 

    Angkor Wat, a Buddhist temple, was originally a:

    • A.

      Christian Church

    • B.

      Islamic Temple

    • C.

      Buddhist Temple

    • D.

      Hindu Temple

    Correct Answer
    D. Hindu Temple
    Explanation
    Angkor Wat, a Buddhist temple, was originally a Hindu Temple. This is because when it was built in the 12th century by the Khmer Empire, the region was predominantly Hindu. The temple was dedicated to the Hindu god Vishnu and was a center of worship for the Hindu community. It was only later, around the 14th century, that Angkor Wat was transformed into a Buddhist temple.

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  • 13. 

    Where is the Secretariat of ASEAN located?

    • A.

      Bangkok

    • B.

      Jakarta

    • C.

      Kuala Lumpur

    • D.

      Manilla

    Correct Answer
    B. Jakarta
    Explanation
    The Secretariat of ASEAN is located in Jakarta. The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) is an intergovernmental organization that promotes economic, political, and security cooperation among its member states. The Secretariat serves as the administrative center for ASEAN and is responsible for coordinating and facilitating the implementation of ASEAN's programs and activities. Jakarta, the capital city of Indonesia, was chosen as the location for the Secretariat due to its central location within the ASEAN region and its historical ties to the organization.

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  • 14. 

    When did ASEAN come into existence?

    • A.

      8 August, 1967

    • B.

      8 August, 1971

    • C.

      8 August, 1980

    • D.

      8 August, 1984

    Correct Answer
    A. 8 August, 1967
    Explanation
    ASEAN, which stands for the Association of Southeast Asian Nations, was established on 8 August, 1967. This regional organization was formed by the countries of Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines, Singapore, and Thailand, with the goal of promoting economic growth, social progress, and cultural development in the region. Since its inception, ASEAN has expanded to include ten member states and has played a significant role in fostering cooperation and integration among Southeast Asian nations.

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