PUBLISHED : Thursday, 31 August, 2006, 12:00am
UPDATED : Thursday, 31 August, 2006, 12:00am

1Malaysia is a federation of how many states? 2Three European countries established colonial outposts in Malacca, now a state of Malaysia. Which countries? 3Which countries does Malaysia share land borders with? 4What is the second-most practiced religion in Malaysia after Islam? 5Which other national language is inter-intelligible with Bahasa Malaysia? 6How many prime ministers has Malaysia had since independence? 7Who was the founding father of independent Malaysia? 8What animal is featured in Malaysia's national emblem? 9What year did Malaya become Malaysia with the accession of Singapore, Sabah (formerly North Borneo) and Sarawak? 10What year did Kuala Lumpur's famous Petronas Twin Towers open?


1 13 2 Portugal, The Netherlands and Britain 3 Brunei, Indonesia and Thailand; Singapore is separated from it by the Johore Strait 4 Buddhism 5 Bahasa Indonesia 6 Five 7 Tunku Abdul Rahman 8 Tiger 9 1963 10 1997