Protests and coups: Is Thailand still the 'land of smiles?' Take our quiz.

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A couple of Western tourists snap a souvenir photo at a Wat Pho temple in Bangkok, Thailand, May 27, 2014.

Thailand’s beaches, temples, and nightlife attract millions of foreign tourists. Few stay long enough to learn the language or engage with the country’s complex political history and spicy popular culture. Are you the exception?

1. Prior to 1939, Thailand was known by what name?

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