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Thai greeting: Quiz


Question 1: This word, derived from the ________ svasti (meaning "well-being"), had previously been used in Thai only as a formulaic opening to inscriptions.

Question 2: There exist multiple versions of the greeting based on social class, ________, and age.
IntersexualityThird genderGender roleGender

Question 3: The wai originated from an ancient greeting that was done to show neither individual had any ________.
ArtilleryWeaponIndustrial warfareMilitary history

Question 4: This word was coined in the mid-1930s by Phraya Upakit Silapasan of ________.
Assumption University (Thailand)Mahidol UniversityChulalongkorn UniversityThammasat University

Question 5: In Indonesia, wai like gestures are in use in various parts of the country, including Java (called susunan, Lombok and ________, where Hinduism and Buddhism had been or still is practiced.
BaliCentral JavaWest JavaJakarta

Question 6: Historically in Malaysia and ________, it was used to convey thanks or salutations to a patron or higher personage, with the level of the hands raised in accordance with the rank or caste of the individual to whom it was used for.
BruneiPhilippinesPapua New GuineaCambodia


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