Thailand 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 Stillerpeoples 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 breed of cat is considered to be lucky, and is offered in Thailand to a bride on her wedding day?Korat. The Korat is known colloquially as the "good luck cat". Traditionally, they are given in pairs to newlyweds or people who are highly esteemed, for good luck. Until recently, Korats were not sold, but only given as gifts. The Korat breed comes from Thailand.Created by: Tschukacats facts » Where is Bangkok?At point 3. The location of Bangkok is easily recognizable thanks to the distinctive square-shaped Bay of Bangkok. Created by: globalquiz.orgSoutheast Asia facts » Which country borders Thailand?Cambodia. Thailand borders Myanmar, Laos, Cambodia and Malaysia.Created by: globalquiz.orgSouth-Eastern Asia facts » In which country do practicing Buddhists constitute the largest part of population?In Thailand. It is estimated that 93% of the population in Thailand and Cambodia are practicing Buddhists. There are also a lot of practicing Buddhists in Burma, Bhutan, Laos and Sri Lanka, while only 36% in Japan and 9% in Nepal.Created by: globalquiz.orgBuddhism facts » What is the dominant religion in Thailand?Buddhism. Thailand's national religion, Theravada Buddhism, is central to modern Thai identity. 94% of Thais are Buddhists.Created by: globalquiz.orggeography of Asia facts » Play Asia quiz and see all the questions.