Thai Culture Quiz - Know About Thailand

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Thailand is a beautiful and popular destination for tourists from all around the world. Many of us have often visited the country but there is little we know about the Thai culture and history. Take this quiz to know more about the beautiful country of Thailand.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    One of Thai traditional games is :

    • A.

      Gostop

    • B.

      Mon son pa

    • C.

      Five stone

    • D.

      Chin lone

    Correct Answer
    B. Mon son pa
    Explanation
    Mon son pa is a traditional Thai game.

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  • 2. 

    One of the most popular food in Thailand is

    • A.

      Kimchi

    • B.

      Laksa

    • C.

      Green curry

    • D.

      Dim sum

    Correct Answer
    C. Green curry
    Explanation
    Green curry is a popular food in Thailand because it is a staple dish in Thai cuisine. It is known for its vibrant green color and spicy flavor. The curry paste is made from green chilies, lemongrass, galangal, and other aromatic herbs and spices. It is typically cooked with coconut milk, meat or vegetables, and served with rice. Green curry is loved for its rich and creamy texture, balanced with the heat from the chilies. It is a favorite among locals and tourists alike, making it one of the most popular foods in Thailand.

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  • 3. 

    How many colours does Thail flag consist of?

    • A.

      3

    • B.

      5

    • C.

      2

    • D.

      4

    Correct Answer
    A. 3
    Explanation
    The flag of Thailand consists of three colors: red, white, and blue. The red stripe represents the nation, the white stripe symbolizes Buddhism and purity, and the blue stripe represents the monarchy. Therefore, the correct answer is 3.

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  • 4. 

    Thai people say

    • A.

      "Hello" when they greet

    • B.

      "Ciao" when they greet

    • C.

      "Olà" when they greet

    • D.

      "Sawaddee" when they greet

    Correct Answer
    D. "Sawaddee" when they greet
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Sawaddee" when they greet. This is because "Sawaddee" is a traditional Thai greeting that is commonly used by Thai people when they meet or greet each other. It is similar to saying "Hello" in English and is considered a polite and respectful way of greeting someone in Thai culture.

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  • 5. 

    Majority of Thai people are

    • A.

      Hindi

    • B.

      Christian

    • C.

      Buddhist

    • D.

      Islam

    Correct Answer
    C. Buddhist
    Explanation
    The majority of Thai people are Buddhist. Buddhism is the largest religion in Thailand, with approximately 95% of the population identifying as Buddhists. Buddhism has a significant influence on Thai culture, traditions, and way of life. The religion plays a central role in Thai society and is deeply ingrained in the daily lives of the Thai people. Buddhist temples, monks, and rituals are a common sight throughout the country, reflecting the strong Buddhist beliefs and practices of the Thai people.

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  • 6. 

    Thailand was colonized by Europeans till the 1940's.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    Thailand is the only south asian country to never be colonized by Europeans.

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  • 7. 

    Every year, Thailand celebrates a festival for _______

    • A.

      Monkeys

    • B.

      Elephants

    • C.

      Dogs

    • D.

      Cats

    Correct Answer
    A. Monkeys
    Explanation
    Thailand celebrates a festival for monkeys every year. This festival, known as the Monkey Buffet Festival, takes place in Lopburi province and is a way to honor and show gratitude to the monkeys that inhabit the area. During the festival, locals offer a grand feast of fruits, vegetables, and other treats to the monkeys, who are considered sacred in Thai culture. The festival also includes various performances and activities centered around these playful creatures.

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  • 8. 

    It is always considered disrespectful to touch someone on their head, even if it is a child.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    In many cultures, touching someone's head is seen as a sign of disrespect. This belief is not limited to adults but also applies to children. It is important to respect personal boundaries and cultural norms, regardless of the person's age. Therefore, the statement that it is always considered disrespectful to touch someone on their head, even if it is a child, is true.

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  • 9. 

    There are more than ____ temples in Thailand.

    • A.

      100

    • B.

      1700

    • C.

      35000

    • D.

      10000

    Correct Answer
    C. 35000
    Explanation
    Thailand is known for its rich cultural heritage and strong Buddhist traditions, which is reflected in the large number of temples in the country. With over 35,000 temples, Thailand has a vast array of religious sites spread across its cities, towns, and rural areas. These temples, also known as "wats," serve as important centers of worship, education, and community gathering. They showcase exquisite architecture, intricate artwork, and house revered Buddha statues. The high number of temples in Thailand highlights the country's deep-rooted spiritual beliefs and the significance of Buddhism in Thai society.

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  • 10. 

    Which of these energy drinks was founded in Thailand?

    • A.

      Red bull

    • B.

      Monster

    • C.

      Rio

    • D.

      Hell

    Correct Answer
    A. Red bull
    Explanation
    Red Bull is the correct answer because it was founded in Thailand. Red Bull was created by an Austrian entrepreneur named Dietrich Mateschitz in collaboration with a Thai businessman named Chaleo Yoovidhya. The drink was inspired by a popular Thai energy drink called Krating Daeng. Red Bull was first introduced in Thailand in 1987 before it gained international popularity and became one of the most well-known energy drinks globally.

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