Travel Test For The Backpacker

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Travel Test For The Backpacker - Quiz


An awesome travel test for backpackers in Asia, covering anything from geography to culture.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    What is the capital of Thailand?

    • A.

      Vientiane

    • B.

      Phuket

    • C.

      Bangkok

    • D.

      Hanoi

    Correct Answer
    C. Bangkok
    Explanation
    Bangkok is the correct answer because it is the capital city of Thailand. It is a bustling metropolis known for its vibrant street life, ornate temples, and delicious street food. As the political, economic, and cultural center of Thailand, Bangkok is home to many important government institutions, business headquarters, and tourist attractions.

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  • 2. 

    What is the second largest city in Laos?

    • A.

      Vientiane

    • B.

      Savannakhet

    • C.

      Pakse

    • D.

      Luang Prabang

    Correct Answer
    B. Savannakhet
    Explanation
    Savannakhet is the second largest city in Laos. This can be inferred from the given options as it is the only city mentioned after Vientiane, which is the capital city of Laos. Therefore, Savannakhet is the correct answer.

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  • 3. 

    Which one below is a staple dish in Vietnam?

    • A.

      Pad Thai

    • B.

      Nasi Lemak

    • C.

      Pho

    • D.

      Adobo

    Correct Answer
    C. Pho
    Explanation
    Pho is a staple dish in Vietnam. It is a traditional Vietnamese soup consisting of broth, rice noodles, and meat (usually beef or chicken), garnished with fresh herbs and served with lime and bean sprouts on the side. Pho is a popular street food and is enjoyed throughout the day by locals and tourists alike. It is known for its aromatic flavors and comforting qualities, making it a beloved dish in Vietnamese cuisine.

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  • 4. 

    How many people live in India (2012 stats)?

    • A.

      1,1 billion

    • B.

      980,000 mill

    • C.

      1 billion

    • D.

      1,21 billion

    Correct Answer
    D. 1,21 billion
    Explanation
    The correct answer is 1,21 billion. This answer indicates that the population of India in 2012 was 1.21 billion people.

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  • 5. 

    What is the national sport in the Philippines?

    • A.

      Basketball

    • B.

      Arnis

    • C.

      Cockfighting

    • D.

      Swimming

    Correct Answer
    B. Arnis
    Explanation
    Arnis is the national sport of the Philippines. Arnis is a traditional Filipino martial art that involves the use of sticks, bladed weapons, and bare hands for self-defense. It is deeply rooted in Filipino history and culture, with techniques and principles passed down through generations. Arnis promotes physical fitness, mental discipline, and self-defense skills, making it an integral part of Filipino identity. While basketball is also popular in the country, Arnis holds the distinction of being the national sport.

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  • 6. 

    What is the name of the local rice wine in Nepal?

    • A.

      Lao-Lao

    • B.

      Pangasi

    • C.

      Tapai

    • D.

      Raksi

    Correct Answer
    D. Raksi
    Explanation
    Raksi is the correct answer because it is the name of the local rice wine in Nepal. Raksi is a traditional alcoholic beverage made from fermented rice. It is commonly consumed in Nepal and is considered a cultural and traditional drink. Lao-Lao, Pangasi, and Tapai are not the names of the local rice wine in Nepal.

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  • 7. 

    Before entering a home, you must take off your shoes. 

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    This statement is true because it is a common cultural practice in many countries to remove shoes before entering a home. This is done to maintain cleanliness and hygiene inside the house, as shoes can track in dirt, germs, and other contaminants from outside. Removing shoes also helps to protect the flooring and carpets from damage. Additionally, it is considered a sign of respect and politeness to follow this custom when visiting someone's home.

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  • 8. 

    In which countries lie Bamboo island and Phu Quoc island?

    • A.

      Vietnam and Cambodia

    • B.

      Thailand and Cambodia

    • C.

      Hong Kong and Vietnam

    • D.

      Malaysia and Indonesia

    Correct Answer
    A. Vietnam and Cambodia
    Explanation
    Bamboo island and Phu Quoc island are located in Vietnam and Cambodia. These countries are known for their beautiful islands and stunning natural landscapes. Vietnam is famous for its Halong Bay and Phu Quoc island is one of its most popular tourist destinations. Cambodia, on the other hand, is home to the enchanting Bamboo island, which offers pristine beaches and crystal-clear waters. Both countries offer unique cultural experiences and a chance to explore the beauty of Southeast Asia.

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  • 9. 

    Koh Phi Phi Leh is not a national park. 

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    The given statement is false. Koh Phi Phi Leh is actually a national park. It is a small island located in the Phi Phi archipelago in Thailand and is part of the Hat Noppharat Thara-Mu Ko Phi Phi National Park. The island is known for its stunning natural beauty, including crystal clear waters, limestone cliffs, and vibrant marine life. It is a popular tourist destination and is protected as a national park to preserve its ecological and scenic value.

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  • 10. 

    What is the official religion in Malaysia?

    • A.

      Buddhism

    • B.

      Islam

    • C.

      Himduism

    • D.

      Christianity

    Correct Answer
    B. Islam
    Explanation
    Islam is the official religion in Malaysia. This can be attributed to the fact that Malaysia has a majority Muslim population, with Islam being the religion of the country's Malay ethnic group. The Malaysian constitution recognizes Islam as the official religion, and the government actively supports and promotes Islamic teachings and practices. The influence of Islam can be seen in various aspects of Malaysian society, including laws, education, and cultural practices.

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  • 11. 

    Dharavi in Mumbai is the biggest slum in the world.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    Neza-Chalco-Itza in Mexico City is the largest slum in the world.

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  • 12. 

    Which ones below is Indonesia's:
    1. Largest Island
    2. 4th largest island

    • A.

      1) Sulawesi and 4) Sumatra

    • B.

      1) Sumatra and 4) Java

    • C.

      1) Kalimantan and 4) Java

    • D.

      1) Sumatra and 4) Kalimantan

    Correct Answer
    B. 1) Sumatra and 4) Java
    Explanation
    Sumatra is the largest island in Indonesia, while Java is the 4th largest island.

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  • 13. 

    What is the currency in Japan?

    • A.

      Japanese Won

    • B.

      Japanese Rupiah

    • C.

      Japanese Yen

    • D.

      Japanese dollars

    Correct Answer
    C. Japanese Yen
    Explanation
    The currency in Japan is the Japanese Yen.

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  • 14. 

    What is the name of the local beer in South Korea?

    • A.

      Kingfisher

    • B.

      Kirin

    • C.

      Tiger

    • D.

      Hite-Jinro

    Correct Answer
    D. Hite-Jinro
    Explanation
    Hite-Jinro is the correct answer because it is a well-known local beer in South Korea. It is a popular brand that is widely consumed by locals and tourists alike. The name "Hite-Jinro" represents a combination of two major Korean beer companies, Hite Brewery and Jinro, which merged to form one of the largest alcohol beverage companies in South Korea. Therefore, Hite-Jinro is the most appropriate choice for the name of the local beer in South Korea.

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  • 15. 

    What is the name of the largest hotel in Singapore?

    • A.

      Marina Bay Sands

    • B.

      Rafflesia

    • C.

      Mandarin Oriental

    • D.

      Intercontinental

    Correct Answer
    A. Marina Bay Sands
    Explanation
    Marina Bay Sands contains 2,560 rooms, 50+ dining venues and 800,000 square feet of retail space.

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