Colonial Singapore - Beginner Quiz!

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  • 1. 
    On what date did Sir Stanford Raffles first landed on Singapore?
    • A. 

      5 February 1819

    • B. 

      8 February 1819

    • C. 

      18 February 1819

    • D. 

      8 February 1820

  • 2. 
    On which year did the Suez Canal open?
    • A. 

      1867

    • B. 

      1868

    • C. 

      1869

    • D. 

      1870

  • 3. 
    On which year did Sir Stanford Raffles draft the Raffles Plan of Singapore to reorganise the island?
    • A. 

      1822

    • B. 

      1823

    • C. 

      1824

    • D. 

      1825

  • 4. 
    On which year was the Straits Times established?
    • A. 

      1842

    • B. 

      1843

    • C. 

      1844

    • D. 

      1845

  • 5. 
    What is the name of the man who improved the police force as well as the pay and working hours of the policemen in Singapore.
    • A. 

      John Crawfurd

    • B. 

      Thomas Dunman

    • C. 

      William Farquhar

    • D. 

      Tan Tock Seng

  • 6. 
    On which year was the Singapore Brigade formed?
    • A. 

      1885

    • B. 

      1886

    • C. 

      1887

    • D. 

      1888

  • 7. 
    On which date did the Singapore Mutiny start?
    • A. 

      14 February 1915

    • B. 

      15 February 1915

    • C. 

      14 February 1916

    • D. 

      15 February 1916

  • 8. 
    On which date did the first air raid on Singapore occur?
    • A. 

      7 December 1941

    • B. 

      8 December 1941

    • C. 

      7 December 1942

    • D. 

      8 December 1942

  • 9. 
    On which date did the British surrender to the Japanese?
    • A. 

      15 February 1942

    • B. 

      15 March 1942

    • C. 

      16 February 1942

    • D. 

      16 March 1942

  • 10. 
    On which date did the Japanese surrender?
    • A. 

      9 August 1945

    • B. 

      14 August 1945

    • C. 

      19 August 1945

    • D. 

      24 August 1945

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