peoples facts Selected as the most interesting among Asia related questions in Asia quiz 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 StillerThailand facts » Among which people, women tatooed their mouth?Ainu. The Ainu are an indigenous people in Japan, today almost completely assimilated by the Japanese. The Ainu women tattooed their mouths, starting at a young age with a small spot on the upper lip, gradually increasing with size. When they reached age 15–16, their tattoos were completed. Thus were they qualified for marriage.Created by: globalquiz.orgwomen facts » Which land was inhabited by aborigines?Taiwan. Han Chinese settling in Taiwan started in the 13th century, and today aborigines form only 2% of the population. The Aboriginal languages of Taiwan show much greater diversity than the rest of Austronesian put together, leading linguists to propose Taiwan as the source of all aborigines.Created by: globalquiz.orgethnology facts » Among which people human males were not understood to be a part of reproduction?Australian Aborigines. Among the Tiwi of the Melville and Bathurst islands off the northern coast of Australia, females were betrothed at birth. Females in this society were always married. This practice was related to the Tiwi belief that females became impregnated by child spirits. However, Tiwi society also required that every individual has a "social father" - a husband of the children's mother.Created by: Cleoanthropology facts » Which people did not wear any clothes before meeting Europeans?Australian Aborigines were one of the only groups of people in the world not to wear any type of clothing. Both men and women were naked. Today, of course, things have changed considerably and Aboriginals dress the same as Australians.Created by: globalquiz.orgclothes facts » Where was this photo taken?In Africa. The sandstone cliff in Bandigara Escarpment rises about 500 meters high and has a length of approximately 150 kilometers. The area of the escarpment is inhabited today by the Dogon people, but small houses attached to the cliff face were built by the Tellem people, who were pygmies or "small red people". Tellem people dissapeared for unknown reason before the area was discovered by Europeans. Dogons describe the Tellem as possessing the power of flight.Created by: Steve LambertyWorld Heritage Sites facts » What is the largest tribal grouping of Native Americans in the United States?Cherokee. According to the 2000 census, 281,069 U.S. citizens self-identify as Cherokee. These numbers are closely followed by Navajo (269,202). Other tribal groups are considerably smaller, only Sioux (108,272) and Chippewa (105,907) exceed 100,000.Created by: globalquiz.orgIndians facts » What is the second most widely spoken language in Russia?Tatar. There are about 6 million speakers of Tatar in Russia, mostly in Russian Republic of Tatarstan, where it is the official language along with Russian. The language is used by Volga Tatars, not to be confused with Crimean Tatar Language, to which it is related but with which it is not readily mutually intelligible.Created by: globalquiz.orggeography of Russia facts » Where do Ainu people live?In Japan. The Ainu are an indigenous people who lived in the Northern Island of Japan, Hokkaido, and Sakhalin Island. They are now almost completely assimilated by the Japanese. Once considered to be Caucasian, based on their appearance; but DNA testing has disproven this. The Ainu language is an isolate with no known relatives.Created by: Martha BakerJapan facts » Play Asia quiz and see all the questions.