Think you know Thailand? Prove it by taking our Thailand knowledge quiz below. We’ve made the majority of questions quite easy for any seasoned Thai visitor or expat, but there are a couple of curveballs in there too!
Try the quiz below and share the results with your friends at the end of the quiz. Good luck!!
#1. Which Thai island is famous for full moon parties?
#2. Hua Hin is located in which Thai province?
Hua Hin is located in Prachuap Khiri Khan province.
Cha-Am is located in Petchaburi and located around 30 kilometers from Hua Hin.
Surat Thani province includes some islands such as Koh Samui.
#3. Which Thai island is famed for scuba diving?
Koh Tao is one of the world’s top destinations for scuba diving, issuing hundreds of diving certifications annually. Currently, there are more than 70 dive schools on the small island.
#4. Which of the following Thai provinces borders Malaysia?
In total, four Thai provinces border Malaysia. They are:
#5. Which Thai city is famed for its troops of wild monkeys?
Lopburi is famous for its temples and monkeys, who often overrun the city streets.
#6. What is Thailand's largest island?
Phuket is Thailand’s largest island by some distance. The four largest islands in Thailand are:
- Phuket – 543 km²
- Samui – 228.7 km²
- Koh Chang – 217 km²
- Koh Phangan – 125 km²
#7. What is the Thai name for Bangkok?
The Thai name for Bangkok is shortened to “Krung Thep”, however, the full name is:
Krung Thep Mahanakhon Amon Rattanakosin Mahinthara Ayuthaya Mahadilok Phop Noppharat Ratchathani Burirom Udomratchaniwet Mahasathan Amon Piman Awatan Sathit Sakkathattiya Witsanukam Prasit!!
#8. What is the name of the Thai New Year festival?
The Thai New Year period is known as “Songkran” and occurs in April every year when the sun moves from Pisces to Aries in the zodiac. It is celebrated with water fighting and splashing.
#9. When is Father's Day in Thailand?
Father’s Day in Thailand falls on December 5th, the birthday of the late King Bhumibol Adulyadej, Rama IX. Rama IX was Thailand’s longest-ruling monarch and is known as the Father of the nation., hence his birthday is celebrated as Father’s Day.
#10. What was the capital of Thailand before Bangkok?
There have been four capitals of the Kingdom:
Sukhothai – from 1238 to 1378
Ayuttaya – from 1350 to 1767
Thonburi – from 1767 to 1782
Bangkok – from 1782 to present
That’s an excellent score! Why not challenge your friends to see if they can match your expert Thailand knowledge?!
Maybe you need to brush up on your Thailand knowledge a little bit! Why not take the quiz again or challenge your friends?