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Give a rough estimate (in thousands) of the number islands in the Philippines.
Fires from slash-and-burn during a drought led to a large ____ blocking the sun in Southeast Asia
What is the primary river in Thailand?
What country owned Vietnam from 1900 to 1954?
Country once known as Burma
East Timor is known best as the ___est country in Southeast Asia
What type of wood in Myanmar is a very valuable resource?
What battle was a major turning point in attitude towards the Vietnam War
What major agricultural export does Thailand lead in producing?
What country 'dominated' Vietnam for a thousand years?
What country did Brunei split away from?
Part of Malaysia is located on what large island?
What form of writing is banned in Malaysia?
What type of economy does Indonesia have?
Indonesia is the only Southeast Asian member of ___.
The countries around the Pacific Ocean are known as the
Which country invaded Cambodia during the Vietnam War?
Main river of Myanmar
What is the Philippines' main religion?
Who is the current leader of Indonesia?
This country is dealing with a Muslim insurgency in the south.
What was Suharto's wife's name?
What two countries have owned East Timor in the past?
Name one significant natural resource in Vietnam
Name one of Malaysia's products that they lead in for production.
Where does Singapore rank economically in SE Asia?
What country blocked free election in Vietnam?
Name the two largest minorities in Myanmar.
What is the ethnic majority in Singapore?
Is Brunei really old or young?
Myanmar's government is a __ military dictatorship
What Filipino opposition leader was assassinated prior to election?
Who is the leader of the Philippines?
Which European agreed to open a duty-free port in Singapore?
Malaysia's economic policy of quotas for university slots and government positions decreased what?
Who is Singapore's current prime minister?
Vietnam leads in the production of what two major crops?
A Muslim leader that claims almost full sovereignty in practical terms.
What is the largest ethnic group in Malaysia?
Which president escalated American forces in Vietnam by 500,000 people?
The majority lives on which part of Malaysia? Borneo or the Malay Peninsula?
What is the name of the largest island in the Philippines?
The river delta of this river is very beneficial for Vietnam.
Primary religion of Thailand
Who was the leader of the My Lai massacre proceedings?
Term for a Malaysian village
Malaysia became a leader in this technology due to influence from the U.S. and Japan
What is the name of the only landlocked SE Asian country?
What is Malaysia's primary religion?
What country seems to be moving towards taking over Laos?
Proper name for mainland SE Asia
What type of government does Singapore have?
What type of government does Laos have?
What was attempted that led to Sukarno stepping down, to be replaced by Suharto?
What political party has been in control of Singapore for a number of years?
Name the most famous Buddha statue in Myanmar.
What American naval station in the Philippines was abandoned in 1992?
What province is located at the tip of the island of Sumatra?
What country gained independence in 1948?
What anti-semetic leader of Malaysia ruled from 1981-2003? (nickname)
What is the name of the huge famous temple in Cambodia
Name one of Singapore's three languages.
Who was Indonesia's first president?
Where does the Thai king live?
What leader led the Vietnamese against France and in the Vietnam War? (full name)
Name one of three countries that made up French Indochina.
Where is Singapore's port ranked among the rest of the world?
Name the tall structure(s) in Malaysia.
Who controlled Myanmar until 1948?
Name of Vietnam guerrilla forces
What mid-60's act was instituted in Singapore that could allow the arrest of anyone 'deemed a threat'?
What is Brunei's uniting force?
What is the 2nd largest religion in Vietnam?
What is East Timor's primary religion?
Quote: 'We see the light at the end of the tunnel' (just type in ok)
What country attacked East Timor after it initially declared its independence?
This leader started the Thai silk industry.
Who won the Tet Offensive?
What date and year did South Vietnam fall?
Name one of the largest minorities in Singapore.
Who is Singapore's Founding Father and first prime minister?
What was Cambodia known as during Khmer Rouge reign?
What battle in Vietnam resulted in French defeat?
Largest ethnic group in Myanmar
Primary religion of Myanmar
AIDS is a major problem in this country.
What island is Brunei on?
Who is Cambodia's current prime minister?
Indonesia has instituted this program to encourage people to move outside of Java
Country formerly known as Siam
What is Vietnam's primary religion?
Cambodians performed a mass exodus from the capital of Cambodia. What capital was this?
What type of government does Vietnam have?
These tribal people from Laos helped American pilots who crashed during the Vietnam War.
What famous river runs along the northeast of Thailand?
Name one of two famous wats in Thailand.
Name one of the two countries that have last controlled the Philippines.
What party controlled Cambodia from '75 to '79?
What country in Indochina faced a decrease in population during the 1970s and early 80s?
Indonesian terrorist groups used this policy to ruin East Timor's infrastructure
What is Myanmar's historic and economic heartland?
What infamous leader of the Philippines declared martial law in 1972?
This country suffered from 20 years of civil war in the 20th century, leading to the deaths of 200,000 people
What is Singapore's main religion?
Who took over the Philippines after Marcos fled the country?
Who leads the democratic movement in Myanmar?

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