Top 10 Asia 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.orgpeople facts » What is the only doubly landlocked country in the world?Uzbekistan is bordered by five landlocked countries: Kazakhstan to the north; Kyrgyzstan to the northeast; Tajikistan to the southeast; Afghanistan to the south; and Turkmenistan to the southwest. Created by: Tschukamaps facts » In which country do people use metal chopsticks?In Korea. There are various styles of chopsticks in different cultures. In Korea, the chopsticks are made of metal, and are paired with a spoon. There are also differences in the eating etiquette.Created by: KasiaSouth Korea facts » 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: Kasiafilm facts » What does the name Singapore mean?City of Lions. The English name of Singapore is derived from the Malay word Singapura (lit. Lion City), hence the customary reference to the nation as the Lion City. Lions probably never lived there; the beast seen by Sang Nila Utama, who founded and named ancient Singapore, was most likely a tiger.Created by: globalquiz.orgcity names facts » Chennai is one of the India's largest cities. What was the previous city name?Madras. The renaming of cities in India started after the end of the British imperial period in India in 1947 and continues to date. Madras was changed to Chennai in 1994, but the old name preserved in many institutions, like Madras Stock Exchange, Madras University and Madras High Court.Created by: Kasiageography of India 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 » Under what name does Republic of China, commonly known as Taiwan, participate in the Olympics?Chinese Taipei. The People's Republic of China opposes the use of "Republic of China" or the common name "Taiwan" for the country because it would imply an acceptance of Taiwan as a sovereign state. The Taiwanese also rejected "Taiwan" as they officially still claim the sole legitimate government of all of China.Created by: ex-terminatorOlympic Games facts » Aside from cattle, which animal provides most milk used by humans?Buffalo. Water buffaloes provide 11% of the world's milk, which is much more than goats (2%, third place). Buffalo's milk contains higher levels of total solids, crude protein, fat than cow milk; it gives therefore more cheese, butter and other dairy products. The top buffalo milk producers are India and Pakistan. Created by: globalquiz.orgmilk facts » Play Asia quiz and see all the questions.