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  1. Vietnam is surrounded __ Cambodia, Laos, China and the South China Sea.
    a. on
    b. by
    c. with
    d. for

  2. The capital ___ Vietnam is Hanoi.
    a. in
    b. for
    c. of
    d. on

  3. Ho Chi Minh City, the largest city in Vietnam, ___ formerly called Saigon.
    a. is
    b. was
    c. were
    d. are

  4. The main religions in Vietnam __ Buddhism, Christianity and Confucianism.
    a. is
    b. was
    c. were
    d. are

  5. In the past fifty years, Vietnam ___ fought wars against France, China and the United States.
    a. have
    b. had
    c. did
    d. has

  6. Vietnam is a member ___ ASEAN (the Association of South East Asian Nations), along with Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand, The Philippines, Indonesia and Brunei.
    a. of
    b. in
    c. for
    d. with

  7. The Mekong River starts in Tibet and flows ___ China, Burma, Laos, Thailand and Cambodia before finishing up in South Vietnam's Mekong Delta.
    a. in
    b. over
    c. through
    d. inside

  8. Vietnam's main industries ___ rice growing, fishing and petroleum production.
    a. is
    b. are
    c. were
    d. was

  9. The greatest hero in Vietnamese legend was the Emperor Le Loi, ___ expelled the Chinese conquerors in 1428.
    a. which
    b. what
    c. who
    d. that

  10. Vietnam now ___ a Romanized alphabet called quoc ngu, developed by a Christian missionary named Father Alexandre du Rhodes.
    a. used
    b. uses
    c. does
    d. had

  11. The 'father' ___ modern Vietnam was Ho Chi Minh (1890-1969), often called Bac Ho (Uncle Ho).
    a. in
    b. for
    c. of
    d. by
  12. Vietnam, formerly divided into North and South Vietnam, has been unified ___ 1975.
    a. until
    b. before
    c. since
    d. after

  13. Ha Long Bay, near the northern port of Hai Phong, is regarded by most Vietnamese as the ___ beautiful place in the country.
    a. more
    b. very
    c. most
    d. main

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