Thailand by LuskT

Champion(s):

MitchellWA
Pizza is best


Runner(s)-Up:

MirandaM
Only the Trivial Life is worth living


Quiz Description

Another quiz about my work travel destinations.

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Questions:

Among the countries with territory on mainland Indochina, which one does not share a land border with Thailand?

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Vietnam

Identify both title actors from the 1999 film adaptation of Anna and the King. "Anna" is a winner of multiple Oscars, and "the King" is a winner of multiple Hong Kong Film Awards.

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Jodie Foster, Chow Yun-Fat

What sport is similar in style to Lethwei from Myanmar, Pradal Serey from Cambodia, and Tomoi from Malaysia?

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Muay Thai

The Chanthaburi province in southeast Thailand holds a festival every year to honor what foul-smelling (but supposedly tasty) fruit? Chanthaburi is responsible for roughly 1/4 of this fruit's world production.

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Durian

After his father's death in 2016, Maha Vajiralongkorn Bodindradebayavarangkun ascended to the throne of Thailand using what regal name and number?

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Rama X

Murray Head reached #3 on the Billboard charts with "One Night in Bangkok," a song from what 1984 musical?

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Chess

What two-word English idiom, derived from an object once commonly owned and prized by kings of Thailand and other Southeast Asian monarchs, refers to a possession whose cost of ownership greatly outweighs its usefulness, but cannot be discarded?

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White Elephant

Which empire ruled much of modern Thailand from the mid-14th to mid-18th centuries and was responsible for the sacking of the Khmer city of Angkor in 1431?

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Ayutthaya

Which character from the Street Fighter video game series hails from Thailand and has the "Tiger knee" as his signature move? He began as an unplayable boss character but became a selectable option in later editions of the game.

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Sagat

The Metropolitan Bureau of what profession in Bangkok was awarded an IgNobel prize in Economics 2015 for a policy offering extra cash (i.e. a bribe) to employees that refused to take bribes?

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Police

An amusing Thai tongue twister, Mǎi mài mâi mái ("Does new silk burn?"), is possible because Thai, like Mandarin and most other languages of Southeast Asia, are what type of language, where the pitch of a word has implicit lexical or grammatical meaning?

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Tonal Language

Give either the last name or both of the first names of the conjoined twins from Thailand whose fame as a touring exhibition in the 19th century led to the term "Siamese twins" becoming synonymous with conjoined twins.

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Chang and Eng Bunker