Culture Of Thailand - Quiz

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Thailand, a country loved by people all around the world. It is a popular tourist destination. But it is a culturally rich country. So you think you know Thai culture. Well, give it your best shot. Share this quiz with people around you and let them test their knowledge


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    What is a Wai?

    • A.

      A Thai food Dish

    • B.

      Thai Clothing

    • C.

      Common Thai greeting

    Correct Answer
    C. Common Thai greeting
    Explanation
    A Wai is a common Thai greeting. It is a gesture of respect and is used to greet someone or show gratitude. It involves placing your palms together in a prayer-like position and bowing slightly. The Wai is commonly used in Thailand to greet elders, monks, or people of higher social status. It is also used to say thank you or apologize. The Wai is an important part of Thai culture and is considered polite and respectful.

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  • 2. 

    What did the Europeans Call Thailand?

    • A.

      Mailand

    • B.

      Siam

    • C.

      Sabai

    Correct Answer
    B. Siam
    Explanation
    The Europeans called Thailand "Siam". This was the name used by Europeans to refer to the country from the 17th century until 1939 when it was officially changed to Thailand. The name "Siam" was derived from the Sanskrit word for "dark" or "brown", referring to the dark skin of the people in the region. The name change to Thailand was made to emphasize the country's national identity and to move away from the colonial-era name.

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  • 3. 

    The Thai people revere the "feet" as the most holy part of the body.

    • A.

      False

    • B.

      True

    Correct Answer
    A. False
    Explanation
    The statement is false because the Thai people actually consider the head as the most holy part of the body, not the feet. The head is believed to be the most sacred part as it is the highest point of the body and is associated with wisdom and spirituality. The feet, on the other hand, are considered the lowest and dirtiest part of the body, and it is considered disrespectful to point or touch someone with your feet in Thai culture.

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  • 4. 

    What does the word Thai mean?

    • A.

      Happy

    • B.

      Fun

    • C.

      How are you?

    • D.

      Free

    Correct Answer
    D. Free
  • 5. 

    Was today's lesson Sanuk?

    • A.

      YES

    • B.

      Eh i suppose

    • C.

      Not really

    • D.

      NO it was boring.

    Correct Answer
    A. YES
    Explanation
    The given answer "YES" suggests that today's lesson was enjoyable or fun.

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  • 6. 

    Thailand has more bird species than Europe and America combined

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    Thailand has a higher number of bird species compared to the combined total of bird species in Europe and America. This suggests that Thailand is a biodiversity hotspot for birds, with a diverse range of species inhabiting the country. This could be due to factors such as its geographical location, varied habitats, and conservation efforts.

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  • 7. 

    The national flower of Thailand is

    • A.

      Orchid

    • B.

      Rose

    • C.

      Lotus

    • D.

      Sunflower

    Correct Answer
    A. Orchid
    Explanation
    The national flower of Thailand is the Orchid. Orchids are highly regarded and widely cultivated in Thailand due to their beauty and cultural significance. They symbolize love, luxury, and fertility, and are often used in religious rituals and ceremonies. Thailand is known for its diverse and stunning orchid species, making it a fitting choice for the national flower.

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  • 8. 

    Thailand has close to ___ islands

    • A.

      200

    • B.

      400

    • C.

      1000

    • D.

      1400

    Correct Answer
    D. 1400
    Explanation
    Thailand has close to 1400 islands. This suggests that Thailand is home to a large number of islands, indicating its rich natural beauty and diverse geography. The presence of such a vast number of islands also suggests that Thailand offers a wide range of options for tourists and travelers who are interested in exploring different islands and experiencing various beach destinations. The abundance of islands in Thailand makes it a popular destination for beach lovers and those seeking tropical paradise experiences.

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  • 9. 

    The biggest Cobra in the world is found in Thailand

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    The biggest Python in the world is found in Thailand

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  • 10. 

    _______ is the biggest city in Thailand

    • A.

      Pattaya

    • B.

      Bangkok

    • C.

      Phuket

    • D.

      Krabi

    Correct Answer
    A. Pattaya
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