Cambodia Country Quiz

Can you answer these questions about the country of Cambodia?
Quiz by Aaron197
Last updated: February 8, 2020
First submittedAugust 14, 2019
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On what peninsula is Cambodia located?
What is the capital of Cambodia?
Phnom Penh
What major river flows through that city?
Mekong River
Which three countries border Cambodia?
What ancient temple complex is depicted on the flag of Cambodia?
Angkor Wat
In what city, initials SR, is that temple complex located?
Siem Reap
What is the official language of Cambodia?
(also known as Cambodian - but give us the more common name)
What does that language have 74 of - more than any other language?
What's another name for Cambodia?
(hint: starts with K)
What religion is practiced by 97% of the Cambodian population?
What country controlled Cambodia from 1867 until 1953?
What notorious dictator has been blamed for killing about 20% of Cambodia's
population in the late 1970s?
Pol Pot
Whose "Great Leap Forward" was that dictator trying to emulate?
Mao Zedong
What country invaded Cambodia in 1970?
United States
What things in the ground have killed an estimated 60,000 people since 1970?
Land Mines
Level 76
Sep 22, 2019
Nice quiz, not too difficult
Level 72
Sep 22, 2019
The way the Great Leap Forward question is worded, I first thought the answer was China, before getting Mao Zedong. Both answer's are technically correct, but only Mao is accepted.
Level 80
Sep 22, 2019
"answer [is] are" is incorrect.
Level 70
Sep 24, 2019
Would be nice to have a few more difficult questions. Maybe something to do with Tuol Sleng prison, King Sihanouk or Hun Sen?
Level 78
Sep 26, 2019
Or questions related to the Khmer Empire, besides the temple complex. Difficult questions, yes, but also showing a side often forgotten from Cambodia.
Level 67
Oct 7, 2019
Please accept 'characters' for letters.
Level ∞
Oct 7, 2019
Level 63
Dec 2, 2019
Cool quiz, thanks. Easy since I just visited!
Level 60
Dec 2, 2019
the landmines thing is very true - when i was in cambodia there were multiple fields with warning signs saying that i was in danger of blowing up and dying from entering the field bc of landmines
Level 53
Dec 3, 2019
A language doesn't have letters. An alphabet does. So khmer language might have more consonants or vowels than any other language, but for sure it doesn't have more letters. I know I'm nit-picking a bit, but I was completely mislead by the question.
Level 63
Dec 3, 2019
Me too!! +1
Level 49
Dec 3, 2019
Alphabets should be acceptable, I think.
Level 79
Dec 4, 2019
But it only has one alphabet
Level 38
Apr 7, 2020
A real ethnic person from Cambodia, just moved to America 2 years ago.
Level ∞
May 20, 2020
Level 51
Apr 26, 2020
Please accept Zedong?