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1.     Thailand was once known as "____________________."
     Siam
2.     Bangkok's river, the _____________________________, along with its extensive canal system, provides residents with transportation.
     Chao Phra
3.     _________________ was home to the kings of Siam from the 14th Century until the city was sacked by Burmese invaders.
     Ayutthaya
4.     Kayan, Lahu, and Lisu people call the region around ____________-_________________ their home.
     Chian-Mai
5.     Why has Burma been slow to develop?
     It was isolated because of years spent under a strict military regime.
6.     What is Burma's capital?
     Rangoon
7.     The Burmese call Buddhist temples "_______________________________."
     payas
8.     Mandalay lies on the banks of the ______________________________ River.
     Irrawaddy
9.     Burmese men have adorned the statue at the ancient shrine of ____________________ _____________ with gold leaf for centuries.
     Mahamuni Paya
10.     Near Mandalay is ___________________, an expansive complex of temples and shrines scattered over a broad plain.
     Pagan
11.     At the base of Mount Popa is a shrine dedicated to the 37 pre-Buddhist "_______________________."
     nats
12.     _______________________________________ is the modern capital of Laos.
     Vientaine
13.     Villagers along the Mekong River distill a beverage called "________________________________."
     lao lao
14.     Thousands of Buddha sculptures fill the __________________________________ Caves.
     Pak Ou
15.     The French considered Phnom Pehn to be the "____________________________ of Asia."
     Paris
16.     _______________________________ still stands as the largest religious structure in the world.
     Angkor Wat
17.     More than 200 images of Buddha adorn the spires of the ________________ Temple at Angkor Thom.
     Bayon
18.     In Hanoi, there is a massive tomb built for _____________________________________, who was responsible for Vietnam's liberation and reunification.
     Ho Chi Minh
19.     As a result of Chinese influence, ____________________________ Buddhism prevails in Vietnam.
     Mahayana
20.     The _______________________________ region of Vietnam makes up the "Rice Bowl" of Asia.
     Tonkin
21.     The first independent Vietnamese dynasty was established at ___________________________ in the 10th Century.
     Hoa Lu
22.     Ho Chi Minh City, also known as "_____________________," served as the capital for South Vietnam.
     Saigon
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