10 most difficult South-Eastern Asia riddlesAsia quiz
Which river flows through Hanoi?
The waters of river are indeed reddish because of the large amounts of red silt.
Which country borders Thailand?
Thailand borders Myanmar, Laos, Cambodia and Malaysia.
Which country borders Indonesia?
Indonesia borders Papua New Guinea, East Timor and Malaysia.
Which country is Aceh a part of?
Aceh is located in the northern end of Sumatra, and the westernmost part of the whole Indonesia. Aceh is thought to have been the place where the spread of Islam in Indonesia began (in 1250). In the early seventeenth century the Sultanate of Aceh was wealthy and powerful.
Which country was formerly named Siam?
The country has always been called Mueang Thai by its citizens. Portuguese explorers named it Siam, possibly from the Chinese name “Xiam”. The name “Siam” was used officially by Thai government until 1939, when it was changed to Thailand. In 1945 the name reverted to Siam, and in 1949 reverted once again to Thailand.
Which country was formerly named Burma?
In 1989, the military government officially changed the English translations of many names dating back to Burma's colonial period or earlier, including that of the country itself: "Burma" became "Myanmar". Both these names are derived from the name of the majority Burmese Bamar ethnic group. Myanmar is considered to be the literary form of the name of the group, while Burma is derived from "Bamar", the colloquial form of the group's name.