Thailand questions This is a list of recently added questions about Thailand. Play Thailand quiz and see all the questions. Which country was formerly named Siam?Thailand. The country has always been called Mueang Thai by its citizens. Portuguese explorers named it Siam, possibly from the Chinese name “Xiam”. The name “Siam” was used officially by Thai government until 1939, when it was changed to Thailand. In 1945 the name reverted to Siam, and in 1949 reverted once again to Thailand.Created by: globalquiz.orgaverage 60% SyriaSyria203ThailandThailand1026VietnamVietnam197Sri LankaSri Lanka278historical names riddles » Which country borders Thailand?Cambodia. Thailand borders Myanmar, Laos, Cambodia and Malaysia.Created by: globalquiz.orghard 51% IndiaIndia123IndonesiaIndonesia387VietnamVietnam452CambodiaCambodia1004South-Eastern Asia riddles » To which country does the island of Phuket belong?Thailand. Phuket is the largest island of Thailand, and a popular tourist destination. It attracted over 3 million visitors in 2008.Created by: globalquiz.orgaverage 60% VietnamVietnam211ThailandThailand1205AustraliaAustralia189IndonesiaIndonesia403islands riddles » What is the dominant religion in Thailand?Buddhism. Thailand's national religion, Theravada Buddhism, is central to modern Thai identity. 94% of Thais are Buddhists.Created by: globalquiz.orgeasy 79% christianitychristianity526islamislam1545folk religionfolk religion635buddhismbuddhism10663geography of Asia riddles » In which country practicing Buddhists constitute the largest part of population?In Thailand. It is estimated that 93% of population in Thailand and Cambodia are practicing Buddhists. There are also a lot of practicing Buddhists in Burma, Bhutan, Laos and Sri Lanka, while only 36% in Japan and 9% in Nepal.Created by: globalquiz.orghard 51% in Japanin Japan422in Nepalin Nepal3022in Thailandin Thailand4722in Indiain India1031Buddhism riddles » Where is this dance from?Thailand. Dance is the main dramatic art form of Thailand. For centuries, the elegant Thai dance drama was supported by regal patronage.Created by: globalquiz.orghard 54% JapanJapan946IndiaIndia1639ThailandThailand3753AndalusiaAndalusia515dance riddles » What is the only country in Southeast Asia that was never colonized?Thailand. For the past four centuries, Thai rulers exploited the rivalry between French Indochina and the British Empire, keeping Thailand as a buffer state between parts of Southeast Asia that were colonized by these two powers. Created by: Debbie Foxhard 40% VietnamVietnam893ThailandThailand2267IndonesiaIndonesia930PhillippinesPhillippines1531Southeast Asia riddles » Where is Bangkok?At point 3. The location of Bangkok is easily recognizable thanks to the distinctive square-shaped Bay of Bangkok. Created by: globalquiz.orghard 57% at point 1at point 11541at point 2at point 24195at point 3at point 313508at point 4at point 44282map riddles » Which surname is very common among Thais?None. There are no common Thai surnames. Surnames were largely introduced to Thai culture only by the 1913 Surname Act. Under Thai law, only one family can use any given surname: any two people of the same surname must be related, and it is very rare for two people to share the same full name. Created by: Monica Stillerhard 54% LeekpaiLeekpai1870PranaratPranarat1292BoonyaketBoonyaket878NoneNone4926peoples riddles » Where is the Kwai river?In Thailand. River Kwai in Thailand today, but there was no such river when the "bridge on the River Kwai" was created. The movie tells a fictional story, and the film crew built a wooden bridge on the Mae Klong river. This part of the river was then renamed Khwae Yai to bring geographical fact more in line with the movie.Created by: Kasiahard 41% in Chinain China1325in Thailandin Thailand6968in Vietnamin Vietnam5558in Cambodiain Cambodia3087film riddles » Play Asia quiz and see all the questions.