Thailand Worksheet and Quiz

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Thailand is the only Southeast Asian country that was never colonized by any European country. It is one of the few nations where a monarch is still present. The king’s anthem is played before any cultural performance, even before Hollywood movies at modern multiplexes.

NAME: …………………………………………

Date: …………………………….

Questions:

1. Thailand was known as Siam up until ……………………………….

2. The country’s main religion is ……………………………………as it is practiced by 95 per cent of the population.

3. The largest city of the country is …………………………..

4. The official name of the country is……………………………………………………..

5. A typical Thai greeting is called………………….in which you place your hands together and raise them towards your face while lowering your head in a slight bow.

6. The official language of the country is ………………………………….

7. The country’s national flower is…………………………………..

8. …………………………………..is the smallest mammal in the world which can be found in parts of Thailand.

9. The national sport of the country is……………………………………………….

10. The country’s nickname is ……………………………………………..because of the number of canals that once existed here.

Answers:

1. 1939

2. Buddhism

3. Bangkok

4. The Kingdom of Thailand

5. Wai

6. Thai

7. Orchid

8. The hog-nosed bat

9. Muay Thai

10. Venice of the east