How well do you really know South-East Asia?

Do you know the region of South-East Asia as well as you think you do? Up to date on your flags, capitals and general knowledge? Pit your wits with our tricky, yet still fun, quiz…

Many Wanderlust readers will have visited at least one country in South-East Asia. Maybe you’ve spent time backpacking around Thailand, snorkelling in the Philippines, cycling Vietnam’s National Highway, or exploring Cambodia’s most fascinating temple complex.

But how well do you really know the region and its fun facts, geography and statistics? Could you identify their flags and landmarks with just one clue? Put your knowledge to the test and find out. Good luck, or should we say โชคดี!

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1. Which of the below is not a river in South-East Asia?

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2. Only one South-East Asian country has never been colonised. Which is it?

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3. Cambodia’s official flag features what building?

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4. Indonesia is often named as the world’s biggest archipelago. How many islands does it have?

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5. Which countries share a border with Myanmar (Burma)?

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6. Can you tell which country this flag belongs to?

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7. In which capital city would you find the Petronas Twin Towers?

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8. In which capital city would you find the Amphawa Floating Market?

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9. What is the national airline of Indonesia?

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10. Which road in Bangkok, immortalised in the book The Beach, is known as ‘backpacker central’?

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11. Which of these beers was first produced in the Philippines?

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12. If I am eating a plate of gado-gado, where am I most likely to be?

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13. Can you identify which country this is?

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14. Do you know the capital of Myanmar (Burma)?

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15. If somebody greets you with “sawasdee”, where are you most likely to be?

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16. Can you identify this ninth-century Mahayana Buddhist temple?