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Welcome to the ultimate Muay Thai Quiz!

Are you prepared to showcase your knowledge of the art of eight limbs and prove that you’re a true Muay Thai enthusiast?

We’ve designed tough questions that will seriously test your knowledge about this martial art.

Simply keep track of your correct answers and check our result table to gauge your performance.

So, strap on your gloves, prepare your fighting stance, and let’s find out if you can deliver a knockout with your Muay Thai trivia knowledge!

Table of Contents

1. What is Muay Thai also known as?

  • A) The Kicking Forest
  • B) The Art of Nine Limbs
  • C) The Art of Eight Limbs

2. Which country is the birthplace of Muay Thai?

  • A) China
  • B) Thailand
  • C) Indonesia

3. Which of these techniques is unique to Muay Thai?

  • A) Elbow strikes
  • B) Leg kicks
  • C) Armbar

4. Traditional Muay Thai fighters wear a headband called a…

  • A) Krabi
  • B) Tabi
  • C) Mongkhon

5. Which of the following is a common pre-fight dance ritual performed by Muay Thai fighters?

  • A) Wai Kru
  • B) Kata
  • C) Taekkyeon

6. Who is known as the “Father of Muay Thai”?

  • A) Nai Khanomtom
  • B) Ram Muay
  • C) King Rama V

7. Muay Thai training often involves hitting which heavy object?

  • A) Sandbags
  • B) Tires
  • C) Banana trees

8. Which of these weapons is NOT used in Muay Thai striking?

  • A) Fists
  • B) Knees
  • C) Headbutts

9. What is the traditional music played during Muay Thai matches called?

  • A) Sarama
  • B) Gamelan
  • C) Pinpeat

10. Which of the following is a traditional Muay Thai defensive technique?

  • A) Muay Thai clinch
  • B) Guarding the head with forearms
  • C) Shin block

11. How many weight classes are there in Muay Thai?

  • A) 9
  • B) 14
  • C) 17

12. Which of these strikes is unique to Muay Thai?

  • A) Teep kick
  • B) Hook punch
  • C) Axe kick

13. What does “Ram Muay” mean?

  • A) Muay Thai dance
  • B) Muay Thai fighting style
  • C) Muay Thai battle cry

14. Which famous MMA fighter has a background in Muay Thai?

  • A) Georges St-Pierre
  • B) Anderson Silva
  • C) Randy Couture

15. What is the meaning of “Wai” in the Wai Kru ritual?

  • A) Respect
  • B) Strength
  • C) Victory

16. Which famous Hollywood actor is known for his passion for Muay Thai?

  • A) Keanu Reeves
  • B) Tom Cruise
  • C) Tony Jaa

17. What does a “nak muay” refer to?

  • A) A Muay Thai gym
  • B) A Muay Thai stance
  • C) A Muay Thai fighter

18. Who is considered to be one of the greatest Muay Thai fighters of all time, known for his amazing leg kicks?

  • A) Buakaw Banchamek
  • B) Samart Payakaroon
  • C) Dieselnoi Chor Thanasukarn

19. What are the padded armbands worn by Muay Thai fighters called?

  • A) Kai Kod
  • B) Pra Jiad
  • C) Sai Sin

20. Which legendary Muay Thai fighter is known as “The Sky Piercing Knee Kicker”?

  • A) Saenchai
  • B) Samart Payakaroon
  • C) Dieselnoi Chor Thanasukarn

21. Which fighter is known as “The Boxing Computer”?

  • A) Saenchai
  • B) Samart Payakaroon
  • C) Yodsanklai Fairtex

22. What is the name of the highest award given to a Muay Thai fighter in Thailand?

  • A) Golden Belt
  • B) Mongoose Award
  • C) Rajadamnern Championship

23. Which fighter is a legendary one-armed Muay Thai fighter?

  • A) Petchboonchu FA Group
  • B) Apidej Sit Hurun
  • C) Baxter Humby

24. In which movie was Tony Jaa’s character named Ting, a skilled Muay Thai fighter?

  • A) Ong-Bak: The Thai Warrior
  • B) The Protector
  • C) Skin Trade

25. What is the name of the protective garland worn around the neck of Muay Thai fighters?

  • A) Krang Rang
  • B) Sai Sin
  • C) Mongkhon

26. Muay Thai’s eight limbs represent which body parts used for striking?

  • A) Hands, Elbows, Knees, and Shins
  • B) Hands, Forearms, Knees, and Feet
  • C) Hands, Elbows, Knees, and Feet

27. Which movie showcased famous UFC fighter Ronda Rousey facing off against a dedicated Muay Thai practitioner?

  • A) Furious 7
  • B) Kickboxer: Vengeance
  • C) Haywire

28. What is the primary purpose of the Wai Kru pre-fight dance ritual?

  • A) To intimidate the opponent
  • B) To demonstrate the fighter’s flexibility
  • C) To show respect to the teacher and the gym

29. Which weight class is considered the “Golden Division” in Muay Thai?

  • A) Featherweight
  • B) Lightweight
  • C) Middleweight

30. What is the name of the arena in Bangkok where the prestigious King’s Cup Muay Thai event is held?

  • A) Lumpinee Stadium
  • B) Rajadamnern Stadium
  • C) Channel 7 Stadium

31. What type of clinch is commonly used in Muay Thai to control an opponent?

  • A) Double collar tie
  • B) Body lock
  • C) Single leg takedown

32. Who is the youngest Lumpinee Stadium champion in history?

  • A) Nong-O Gaiyanghadao
  • B) Saenchai
  • C) Samart Payakaroon

33. What is the name of the sacred string often tied around a Muay Thai fighter’s bicep?

  • A) Kai Kod
  • B) Pra Jiad
  • C) Sai Sin

Results

# of Correct Answers Percentage Range Label Description
0- 0-49% Armchair Athlete You've got some learning to do, but don't worry, there's always the next game!
- 50-64% Rookie Runner Not bad! Keep practicing, and you'll be a sports trivia champ in no time.
- 65-79% Midfield Maestro Impressive! You're getting closer to the top, keep up the good work.
- 80-94% All-Star Striker Wow, you really know your sports trivia! You're a force to be reckoned with.
-33 95-100% Legendary Champion Unbelievable! You're a true sports trivia master. Your knowledge knows no bounds!

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