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Play this informative quiz on ASEAN countries and see how well you know them. The countries that form the association of southern and eastern nations have had unity throughout the years and solved their issues within the origination. The countries have unique needs that led them to join the organization. The ASEAN countries are praised for their ASEAN way and the economic prosperity the countries have achieved after the formation of the grouping. Test out your knowledge of these countries through the test below. If you like this quiz, share it with your friends.


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  • 1. 

    Which city is the capital of Vietnam?

    • A.

      Ho Chi Min

    • B.

      Hai Phong

    • C.

      Da Nang

    • D.

      Hanoi

    Correct Answer
    D. Hanoi
    Explanation
    Hanoi is the correct answer because it is the capital city of Vietnam. It is located in the northern part of the country and is the political, cultural, and economic center of Vietnam. Hanoi has a rich history and is known for its beautiful architecture, vibrant street life, and numerous historical sites.

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  • 2. 

    Which is the largest city of Vietnam?

    • A.

      Thanh Pho Ho Chih Min

    • B.

      Hanoi

    • C.

      Hai Phong

    • D.

      Da Nang

    Correct Answer
    A. Thanh Pho Ho Chih Min
    Explanation
    Ho Chi Minh City, also known as Thanh Pho Ho Chih Min, is the largest city in Vietnam. It is a bustling metropolis and the economic hub of the country. With a population of over 8 million people, it is a vibrant city with a rich history and culture. Ho Chi Minh City is known for its French colonial architecture, bustling markets, and vibrant street life. It is a popular tourist destination and a major center for business and commerce in Vietnam.

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  • 3. 

    The language that most Myanmar speak is:

    • A.

      Myanmar

    • B.

      Burmese

    • C.

      English

    • D.

      Shan

    Correct Answer
    B. Burmese
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Burmese. This is because Burmese is the official language of Myanmar and is spoken by the majority of the population. It is the mother tongue of the Bamar ethnic group, which makes up the largest ethnic group in Myanmar. While there are other languages spoken in Myanmar, such as Shan and English, Burmese is the most widely spoken language in the country.

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  • 4. 

    What is Myanmar’s currency known as?

    • A.

      Riel

    • B.

      Ding

    • C.

      Dong

    • D.

      Kyat

    Correct Answer
    D. Kyat
    Explanation
    Myanmar's currency is known as Kyat.

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  • 5. 

    What is the famous landmark that is pictured on the Cambodian national flag?

    Correct Answer
    Angkor Wat
    Explanation
    Angkor Wat is the famous landmark that is pictured on the Cambodian national flag. Angkor Wat is a temple complex in Cambodia and is considered one of the largest religious monuments in the world. It is a symbol of national pride and represents the rich cultural heritage of Cambodia. The inclusion of Angkor Wat on the national flag showcases its historical and architectural significance to the country.

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  • 6. 

    Who was the president of Vietnam 1969?

    • A.

      Nguyen Minh Triet

    • B.

      Hồ Chí Minh

    • C.

      Le Duc Anh

    • D.

      Uncle Sam

    Correct Answer
    B. Hồ Chí Minh
    Explanation
    Uncle Ho is the colloquial name given to the president and prime minister of Vietnam, Ho Chi Min from 1890-1969. He led the Viet Minh independence movement Nguyen Minh Triet is the current president of Vietnam. Presidency of Vietnam is a ceremonial position and the Prime Minister oversees the daily workings of the government. Le Duc Anh is a former president of Vietnam from the period 1992 - 1997. Uncle Sam is the national personification of the US government.

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  • 7. 

    Who is/ are the office bearers in Laos?

    • A.

      Prime Minister Bouasone Bouphavanh only

    • B.

      Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung only

    • C.

      President Choummaly Sayasone and Prime Minister Bouasone Bouphavanh

    • D.

      Prime Minister General Thein Sein

    Correct Answer
    C. President Choummaly Sayasone and Prime Minister Bouasone Bouphavanh
    Explanation
    The office bearers in Laos are President Choummaly Sayasone and Prime Minister Bouasone Bouphavanh.

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  • 8. 

    On which island of the Philippines are the famous Chocolate Hills located?

    • A.

      Luzon

    • B.

      Cebu

    • C.

      Panglao

    • D.

      Bohol

    Correct Answer
    D. Bohol
    Explanation
    The famous Chocolate Hills are located on the island of Bohol in the Philippines. These unique geological formations consist of over 1,200 hills that are evenly spread across the landscape, resembling chocolate kisses during the dry season. The hills are a popular tourist attraction and are considered one of the natural wonders of the Philippines.

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  • 9. 

    In which year and city did the People Power Revolution of the Philippines occur?

    • A.

      1986, Manila

    • B.

      1972, Manila

    • C.

      1986, Quezon City

    • D.

      1985, Quezon City

    Correct Answer
    C. 1986, Quezon City
    Explanation
    The People Power Revolution or the Yellow Revolution was a series of nonviolent and prayerful mass street demonstrations in the Philippines that occurred in 1986. These protests were the culmination of a long resistance by the people against the 20-year running authoritarian regime of then president Ferdinand Marcos and made news headlines as "the revolution that surprised the world".

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  • 10. 

    One of the popular songs of the Philippines is the love song Dahil Sa Iyo. Literally translated it means:

    • A.

      I love you

    • B.

      Because of you

    • C.

      Words of love

    • D.

      You're my everything

    Correct Answer
    B. Because of you
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Because of you". This is because the song title "Dahil Sa Iyo" is translated to "Because of you" in English. The lyrics of the song also express love and gratitude towards the person being addressed, emphasizing the importance and influence they have in the singer's life.

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  • 11. 

    The Association of South East Asian Nations (ASEAN) was formed by:

    • A.

      8 August 1957 by Indonesia

    • B.

      8 August 1957 by Philippines

    • C.

      8 August 1967 by Indonesia

    • D.

      8 August 1967 by Philippines

    Correct Answer
    C. 8 August 1967 by Indonesia
    Explanation
    The correct answer is 8 August 1967 by Indonesia. ASEAN was formed on this date as a regional organization to promote economic growth, social progress, and cultural development among its member countries. It was initially established by Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines, Singapore, and Thailand. Over the years, more countries joined ASEAN, and it has become an important platform for regional cooperation in Southeast Asia.

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  • 12. 

    What is the motto of Brunei?

    • A.

      For God, People, Nature and Nation

    • B.

      Unity in Diversity

    • C.

      Always in service with God's guidance

    • D.

      Unity is Strength

    Correct Answer
    C. Always in service with God's guidance
    Explanation
    The motto of Brunei is "Always in service with God's guidance." This motto reflects the country's commitment to serving its people and nation with the guidance and blessings of God. It emphasizes the importance of religious faith and the belief that serving others is a noble and meaningful endeavor. This motto aligns with Brunei's cultural and religious values, highlighting the country's dedication to serving its citizens and upholding its national identity.

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  • 13. 

     Indonesia’s largest islands, in order of size, are as follows:

    • A.

      Sumatra, Celebes & Java

    • B.

      Java, Sumatra & Halmahera

    • C.

      Ceram, Sumatra & Flores

    • D.

      Sumatra, Java & Flores

    Correct Answer
    A. Sumatra, Celebes & Java
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Sumatra, Celebes & Java. This is because the answer lists the largest islands in Indonesia in order of size. Sumatra is the largest, followed by Celebes (also known as Sulawesi), and then Java.

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  • 14. 

    The federal administrative capital of Malaysia is located in:

    • A.

      Putraraya, Kuala Lumpur

    • B.

      Putrajaya, Kuala Lumpur

    • C.

      Petronas Twin Towers, Kuala Lumpur

    • D.

      Parliament House, Kuala Lumpur

    Correct Answer
    B. Putrajaya, Kuala Lumpur
    Explanation
    Putrajaya is the federal administrative capital of Malaysia. It is a planned city located south of Kuala Lumpur. The city was built to alleviate the congestion in Kuala Lumpur and to serve as the administrative center of the Malaysian government. It houses various government buildings, including the Prime Minister's office, the Ministry of Finance, and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. The Petronas Twin Towers and Parliament House are located in Kuala Lumpur, but they are not the federal administrative capital.

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  • 15. 

    For a male, what is the correct form of greeting to use in traditional Thai culture?

    • A.

      "Sawaddekarp" accompanied with the Wai gesture (bowing with palms closed)

    • B.

      "Sawaddekha" accompanied with the Wai gesture (bowing with palms closed)

    • C.

      "Bang!" accompanied with one hand on the head, fingers touching forehead

    • D.

      "Anyong haseyo" accompanied with a smile

    Correct Answer
    A. "Sawaddekarp" accompanied with the Wai gesture (bowing with palms closed)
    Explanation
    In traditional Thai culture, the correct form of greeting for a male is "Sawaddekarp" accompanied with the Wai gesture. The Wai gesture involves bowing with palms closed, showing respect and politeness. This greeting is commonly used to show respect to elders, superiors, or in formal situations. It is important to use the appropriate greeting and gesture in Thai culture to show proper etiquette and respect.

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  • 16. 

    Which of the following countries celebrate national day in August?

    • A.

      Singapore & Malaysia only

    • B.

      Indonesia, Singapore & Malaysia only

    • C.

      Laos, Singapore & Malaysia only

    • D.

      Philippines, Singapore & Malaysia only

    Correct Answer
    B. Indonesia, Singapore & Malaysia only
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Indonesia, Singapore & Malaysia only. This is because these three countries celebrate their national day in August.

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  • 17. 

    Identify which ASEAN country this flag belongs to.

    Correct Answer
    Laos, Lao
    Explanation
    The given flag belongs to Laos. Laos is a country in Southeast Asia and a member of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN). The flag of Laos features three horizontal stripes of red, blue, and red, with a white circle in the center containing a depiction of a stylized white dhamma wheel. The flag is commonly referred to as the "Lao flag" or the "flag of Laos."

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  • 18. 

    Identify which ASEAN country this flag belongs to.

    Correct Answer
    Thailand
    Explanation
    This flag belongs to Thailand.

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  • 19. 

    Identify which ASEAN country this flag belongs to.

    Correct Answer
    Myanmar, Myanmmar, Myannmar
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Myanmar. The flag shown in the question belongs to Myanmar.

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  • 20. 

    Which of the following is not one of the political parties in Singapore?

    • A.

      People's Action Party

    • B.

      Worker's Party of Singapore

    • C.

      Democratic Progressive Alliance

    • D.

      Singapore Democratic Party

    Correct Answer
    C. Democratic Progressive Alliance
    Explanation
    The Democratic Progressive Alliance is not one of the political parties in Singapore. The three other options, People's Action Party, Worker's Party of Singapore, and Singapore Democratic Party, are all recognized political parties in Singapore. However, there is no political party named Democratic Progressive Alliance in the country.

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  • 21. 

    What is a tatami traditionally used for?

    • A.

      A basic flavouring used in Japanese cuisine

    • B.

      A kind of toy that Pan Pan plays with

    • C.

      Traditional beds used in Japanese households

    • D.

      A mat used as flooring material in Japanese style rooms

    Correct Answer
    D. A mat used as flooring material in Japanese style rooms
    Explanation
    A tatami is traditionally used as a mat for flooring in Japanese style rooms. It is a traditional and essential part of Japanese architecture and interior design. Tatami mats are made of straw and have a unique smell and texture. They are used as a comfortable and natural flooring material, providing insulation and cushioning. Tatami rooms are often used for various purposes such as sitting, sleeping, and tea ceremonies. The use of tatami mats reflects the traditional and cultural values of simplicity, harmony, and connection to nature in Japanese households.

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  • 22. 

    What is the norm to do/bring when using the Grand Bath?

    • A.

      Wear at least a swimsuit/ swimming trunk when inside the bathroom

    • B.

      Bring only a bath towel to cover your bare essentials

    • C.

      Bring your shower foam and bucket/ scoop

    • D.

      All of the above

    • E.

      None of the above

    Correct Answer
    E. None of the above
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "None of the above" because the question is asking about the norm to do/bring when using the Grand Bath, but none of the options provided are related to the norms of using the bath. The options provided are about what to wear, what to bring, and what to bring for showering, which are not directly related to the norms of using the Grand Bath.

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  • 23. 

    Which of the following is not a healthy method to adopt for stress management?

    • A.

      Meditation

    • B.

      Dietary measures like taking vitamin supplements

    • C.

      Deep breathing

    • D.

      Bingeing

    Correct Answer
    D. Bingeing
    Explanation
    Bingeing is not a healthy method to adopt for stress management because it involves consuming excessive amounts of food in a short period of time. This behavior can lead to negative physical and emotional consequences, such as weight gain, guilt, and a worsening of stress levels. Instead, healthy stress management methods like meditation, dietary measures, and deep breathing can help reduce stress and promote overall well-being.

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  • 24. 

    ASEAN was established in?

    • A.

      1950

    • B.

      1967

    • C.

      1988

    • D.

      1977

    Correct Answer
    B. 1967
    Explanation
    ASEAN, which stands for the Association of Southeast Asian Nations, was established in 1967. This regional organization was formed by Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines, Singapore, and Thailand with the aim of promoting economic growth, social progress, and cultural development in the Southeast Asian region. Over time, more countries joined ASEAN, expanding its membership to ten nations. The establishment of ASEAN in 1967 marked an important milestone in the region's history, fostering cooperation and collaboration among its member countries for the past several decades.

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  • 25. 

    Which of the following is what you should not do on board Fuji Maru?

    • A.

      Drink water directly from the tap

    • B.

      Drink 500ml of water after alcohol consumption before sleeping

    • C.

      Soak in the grand bath up to the waist for 25 minutes

    • D.

      Wear sandals

    Correct Answer
    A. Drink water directly from the tap
    Explanation
    Drinking water directly from the tap on board Fuji Maru should not be done because it may not be safe for consumption. The tap water may not be treated or filtered, and could contain harmful bacteria or contaminants. It is important to drink bottled or filtered water to ensure safety and avoid any potential health risks.

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  • 26. 

    Where is the secretariat of ASEAN?

    • A.

      Nay Pyi Taw

    • B.

      Manila

    • C.

      Jakarta

    • D.

      Bangkok

    Correct Answer
    C. Jakarta
    Explanation
    The secretariat of ASEAN is located in Jakarta. ASEAN is an intergovernmental organization that promotes economic, political, and security cooperation among its member countries in Southeast Asia. Jakarta, the capital of Indonesia, serves as the headquarters for ASEAN's secretariat, where various administrative and coordinating functions are carried out to support the organization's activities and initiatives.

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  • 27. 

    Which of the following country is not a member of ASEAN?

    • A.

      Japan

    • B.

      Indonesia

    • C.

      Malaysia

    • D.

      Singapore

    Correct Answer
    A. Japan
    Explanation
    Japan is not a member of ASEAN. ASEAN, which stands for the Association of Southeast Asian Nations, is a regional intergovernmental organization comprising ten Southeast Asian countries. Japan is not located in Southeast Asia, therefore it is not a member of ASEAN.

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