Philippine History And Government Quiz!

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Are you familiar with Phillippine history and government? Do you think you can pass this quiz? Ferdinand Magellan came to the Phillippines in March 1521 and took the country for the Spanish crown. A colonial government was founded in Manila in 1571. Spain instituted changes in the political, communal, and cultural life of the people. If you want to learn more about Phillippine history and government, this is the quiz for you.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    This treaty divided trading and colonizing rights for all newly discovered lands of the world located between Portugal and Castile (Spanish Crown). 
    • A. 

      Treaty of Tordesillas

    • B. 

      Treaty of zaragoza

    • C. 

      Treaty of International Relations

    • D. 

      Treaty of Paris

  • 2. 
    Which of the following events triggered the Philippine-American War?
    • A. 

      The sinking of the USS Marine in Cuba.

    • B. 

      Aguinaldo went into exile in Hongkong.

    • C. 

      The signing of the Treaty of Paris.

    • D. 

      A Filipino soldier was shot by an American soldier

  • 3. 
    The following are the American pressure groups who were interested to make the Philippines a U.S. colony except:
    • A. 

      American businessmen who wanted to have the Philippines as a market hub of Asia.

    • B. 

      Military and Naval group to make the Philippines a first line of defense.

    • C. 

      Republican Party who believed that U.S. government can generate wealth in the Philippines.

    • D. 

      American Religious organizations who want to propagate their faith in the Philippines.

  • 4. 
    He is the first civil governor in the Philippines during the American Regime.
    • A. 

      William H. Taft

    • B. 

      William McKinley

    • C. 

      Theodore Roosevelt

    • D. 

      Francis B. Harrison

  • 5. 
    It was the first lower house of the legislative body established in 1907 for the Filipinos.
    • A. 

      Philippine Assembly

    • B. 

      Philippine Commission

    • C. 

      Philippine Congress

    • D. 

      All of the choices are correct.

  • 6. 
    Who among the following Philippine Presidents was re-elected for a second term in accordance with the provisions in the constitution allowing for another full term of an elected president? 
    • A. 

      Manuel L. Quezon

    • B. 

      Carlos P. Garcia

    • C. 

      Sergio Osmeña

    • D. 

      Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo

  • 7. 
    The Act provided the 10-year transition period to Philippine Independence within which the Commonwealth government would be established.
    • A. 

      Tydings-McDuffie

    • B. 

      Jones Act of 1916

    • C. 

      Philippine Bill of 1902

    • D. 

      1935 Constitution

  • 8. 
    What do you call the constitutional body that was responsible for the framing of the 1935 Constitution? 
    • A. 

      Constitutional Convention

    • B. 

      Philippine Assembly

    • C. 

      Philippine Commission

    • D. 

      Constitutional Commission

  • 9. 
    Who was the first President of the Commonwealth government that elected on June 16, 1935?
    • A. 

      Manuel Quezon

    • B. 

      Sergio Osmeña

    • C. 

      Manuel Roxas

    • D. 

      Manuel Osmeña

  • 10. 
    Why did the Japanese forces attack the Philippines a day after they attacked Pearl Harbor?
    • A. 

      Because of the presence of the US bases in our country

    • B. 

      Because it was the nearest country in Japan

    • C. 

      Because our country was weak

    • D. 

      Because they intended to expand their colonial rule in Asia

  • 11. 
    Who was the President of the Philippines under the Japanese sponsored republic? 
    • A. 

      Jose Laurel

    • B. 

      Manuel Quezon

    • C. 

      Manuel Roxas

    • D. 

      Sergio Osmeña

  • 12. 
    An infamous proclamation of a president in an event of rebellion, invasion, and threats to public safety according to the 1935 Constitution..
    • A. 

      Martial Law

    • B. 

      State of War

    • C. 

      State of Emergency

    • D. 

      State of Calamity

  • 13. 
    What was the event that led to an end of the American-Japanese war?
    • A. 

      Atomic bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki

    • B. 

      Fall of Bataan and Corregidor

    • C. 

      Bombing of Pearl Harbor

    • D. 

      Battle of Midway

  • 14. 
    The first president of the Third Republic of the Philippines.
    • A. 

      Manuel Roxas

    • B. 

      Manuel Quezon

    • C. 

      Sergio Osmeña

    • D. 

      Jose Laurel

  • 15. 
    What was the cause of President Magsaysay’s death?
    • A. 

      Plane crashed

    • B. 

      Old age

    • C. 

      Heart attack

    • D. 

      War

  • 16. 
    Katipunan was a secret revolutionary organization or underground revolutionary group with their Filipino leaders who sought independence from Spanish colonial rule. Arrange the following supremo in chronological order (First to last). 1. Roman Basa 2. Deodato Arellano 3. Andres Bonifacio
    • A. 

      2, 1, & 3

    • B. 

      3,2, & 1

    • C. 

      3, 1, & 2

    • D. 

      2, 3, & 1

  • 17. 
    Which of the following is the very first formal political document or Philippine constitution established by Filipinos?
    • A. 

      Malolos Constitution

    • B. 

      1935 Constitution

    • C. 

      1987 Constitution or Freedom Constitution

    • D. 

      Biak na Bato Constitution

  • 18. 
    Which of the following action tantamount to punishment during the Spanish regime once discovered?
    • A. 

      Revolutionary movement

    • B. 

      Propaganda movement

    • C. 

      Reform movement

    • D. 

      Encomienda movement

  • 19. 
    The Philippine first president established many types of government. Under his leadership the following were established by former pres. Emilio Aguinaldo. Arrange them in chronological order. 1. Dictatorial 2. Revolutionary 3. Biak- na-Bato republic 4. Philippine Republic
    • A. 

      3, 1, 2 & 4

    • B. 

      2, 1, 4 & 3

    • C. 

      2, 3, 4 & 3

    • D. 

      3, 2, 1 & 4

  • 20. 
    The Philippine government composed of three branches. Which of the following branches has the power to create laws?
    • A. 

      Legislative

    • B. 

      Executive

    • C. 

      Judiciary

    • D. 

      Bureaucracy

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