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Crossing Boundaries Quiz

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Starting today (Monday 12th September), all staff are able to enter this Crossing Boundaries: Aston’s Year of Ethnicity and Culture quiz.

There will be a new question each working day up to and including Friday 23rd September. The questions will be about the countries of Vietnam, Cambodia, Thailand, Malaysia and Singapore and will also be available on the plasma screen in the Main Reception for those without computer access.

There will be a total of 10 questions. All you need to do is note down your answers and email all 10 answers to l.a.russell1@aston.ac.uk or send them through the internal post to me in SW214.

Monday 12th September question:

What is the capital of Cambodia?

Phnom Penh

Tuesday 13th September question:

What is the translation for Angkor Wat in Cambodia?

City Temple

Wednesday 14th September question:

Which cocktail is the Raffles Hotel in Singapore famous for?

Singapore Sling

Thursday 15th September question:

Who is the President of Singapore?

Tony Tan

Friday 16th September question:

In Thailand, where was the film ‘The Beach’ starring Leonardo DiCaprio filmed?

Maya Bay, Koh Phi Phi

Monday 19th September question:

When is Thailand's cool season?

November until the end of February

Tuesday 20th September question:

What is the capital of Malaysia?

Kuala Lumpur

Wednesday 21st September question:

What is the name of the famous towers in Kuala Lumpur?

The Petronas Towers

Thursday 22nd September question:

In which year was Halong Bay in Vietnam designated a World Heritage site?

1994

Friday 23rd September question:

Which country hosts the Festival of Hué?

Vietnam


A £50 voucher to use at either the Mai Thai restaurant in Harborne, the Viet An Vietnamese Restaurant on Corporation Street, or at Sakana Spa, the Thai fish massage centre in Birmingham, is the prize. Please submit your answers by Wednesday 28th September.