Myanmar Country Quiz

Can you guess these facts about the country of Myanmar?
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Last updated: May 17, 2020
First submittedJanuary 2, 2016
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Alternative name for Myanmar
Burma
Capital city of Myanmar
Naypyidaw
Most populous city
Yangon
Former English-language spelling
of the above
Rangoon
Second most-populous city
Mandalay
Myanmar's main river
Irrawaddy
European country which
colonized Myanmar
United Kingdom
Country that invaded in 1942
Japan
Countries which border
Myanmar
Bangladesh
India
China
Laos
Thailand
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Dominant religion
Buddhism
Religion of the persecuted Rohingya
ethnic group
Islam
J word that refers to a ruling
military clique such as the one that
ruled Myanmar from 1988-2011
Junta
Myanmar is located on this ocean bay
Bay of Bengal
It also borders this sea
Andaman Sea
Political leader who was under
house arrest for 20 years
Aung San
Suu Kyi
U.N. Secretary General, 1961-71
U Thant
P word that describes certain types of
temple buildings in many Asian
countries including Myanmar
Pagoda
Myanmar is one of three countries to
not officially use this system
(the others are the U.S. and Liberia)
Metric System
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Level 76
May 17, 2020
Irawadi maybe?
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Level 78
May 17, 2020
All I could think of for the sea was Andalusian. Only a continent away.
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Level 70
May 17, 2020
I'm surprised not to see anything about Bagan here, especially since it's in the photo. Something about the last Mughal emperor being exiled/buried in Yangon might be a good question too.