How much do you know about Bangkok?

 How much do you know about Bangkok?




QUESTIONS.

1. The capital and chief port of Thailand, Bangkok is situated on the delta of which river?

2. What is Bangkok called in Thai?

3. What is the Port area called?

4. And the financial district is centred around …?

5. For the tourists, a major feature of the city is …?

6. Bangkok’s second municipality is …?

7. Thon Burr’s best known structure is on the waterfront, a temple complex

called … what?

8. Where would you go to see a fine collection of Prehistoric and Bronze Age art

and relics?

9. Who was the U.S. entrepreneur and devotee of the Thai way of life who was a

resident of Bangkok for many years?

10. The late Jim Thompson’s ‘Thai House’ contains the largest collection of …? 

11. What is Bangkok’s oldest temple called?

12. For what was the great Royal Temple Wat Phra Kaeo built?

13. Where would you go to see an exhibition of Thai Boxing?

14. And to see drama, dancing and music?

15. Who is the government of Bangkok administered by ?




ANSWERS

1.The Chao Phraya River. 2. Krung Thep. 3. Khlong Toei. 4. Silom Road. 5.The

Floating Markets. 6.Thon Burr. 7.Wat Arun. (Temple of the Dawn). 8.The National

Museum. 9. Jim Thompson. 10. 17th Century Thai religious paintings. 11.Wat Po. 12.

To house the Emerald Buddha. 13. Ratchadamnoen Stadium or Lumphini Stadium.

14.The Silapakorn National Theatre. 15.A Governor and his deputies.

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