Do You Know Singapore Too?

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Do You Know Singapore Too? - Quiz

A set of questions to test your knowledge of Singapore. Compiled to help those who wish to become Tourist guides.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Singapore lies between latitudes 1 degree 09'N and 1 degree 29'N and longitudes ___________.
    • A. 

      103 degree 36'E and 104 degree 25'E

    • B. 

      101 degree 36'E and 102 degree 25'E

    • C. 

      105 degree 36'E and 106 degree 25'E

    • D. 

      100 degree 36'E and 101 degree 25'E

  • 2. 
    What is the area of Singapore?
    • A. 

      710.3 sq m

    • B. 

      714.5 sq m

    • C. 

      720.4 sq m

    • D. 

      700.3 sq m

  • 3. 
    How many offshore islands does Singapore have?
    • A. 

      63

    • B. 

      74

    • C. 

      55

    • D. 

      99

  • 4. 
    The National Heritage Board (NHB) is the custodian of Singapore's heritage.  When was it formed?
    • A. 

      1993

    • B. 

      1965

    • C. 

      1984

    • D. 

      1974

  • 5. 
    Which is Singapore's oldest museum?
    • A. 

      The National Museum of Singapore

    • B. 

      Asian Civilisation Museum

    • C. 

      Singapore Art Museum

    • D. 

      Singapore Philatelic Museum

  • 6. 
    Which of the following museums is not under the National Heritage Board (NHB)?
    • A. 

      Sports Museum

    • B. 

      Singapore Philatelic Museum

    • C. 

      Peranakan Museum

    • D. 

      Reflections at Bukit Chandu

  • 7. 
    When was the Singapore City Gallery first opened?
    • A. 

      1999

    • B. 

      2001

    • C. 

      1990

    • D. 

      1995

  • 8. 
    Name the purpose-built facility housing Singapore's National Cultural Treasures.
    • A. 

      Heritage Conservation Centre

    • B. 

      Preservation of Sites and Monuments

    • C. 

      National Museum of Singapore

    • D. 

      NUS Centre of the Arts

  • 9. 
    What is the area of the River Safari?
    • A. 

      12 hectares

    • B. 

      20.2 hectares

    • C. 

      35 hectares

    • D. 

      26 hectares

  • 10. 
    What is the area of the Singapore Zoo?
    • A. 

      26 hectares

    • B. 

      20.2 hectares

    • C. 

      35 hectares

    • D. 

      12 hectares

  • 11. 
    What are the opening hours for the Night Safari?
    • A. 

      7:30 pm to 12 midnight

    • B. 

      6:30 pm to 12 midnight

    • C. 

      7:00 pm to 12 midnight

    • D. 

      6:30 pm to 11:00 pm

  • 12. 
    When was the River Safari officially opened?
    • A. 

      28 Feb 2014

    • B. 

      21 May 2010

    • C. 

      29 Nov 2012

    • D. 

      3 Apr 2013

  • 13. 
    How many species of animals are there in the River Safari?
    • A. 

      200

    • B. 

      40

    • C. 

      69

    • D. 

      6000

  • 14. 
    How many species of animals are there in the Singapore Zoo?
    • A. 

      Over 300

    • B. 

      Over 200

    • C. 

      Over 1000

    • D. 

      Over 500

  • 15. 
    The Singapore Philatelic Museum is housed in a 19th century building that was formerly part of the ______.
    • A. 

      Anglo-Chinese School

    • B. 

      National Archives of Singapore

    • C. 

      General Post Office

    • D. 

      Registry of Marriages

  • 16. 
    How many public holidays are there in Singapore?
    • A. 

      11

    • B. 

      12

    • C. 

      15

    • D. 

      10

  • 17. 
    Who was the first Singaporean to win an Olympic medal?
    • A. 

      Tan Howe Liang

    • B. 

      Ang Peng Siong

    • C. 

      Feng Tianwei

    • D. 

      Remy Ong

  • 18. 
    Which Singaporean achieved the title of Fastest man in the world for 50 m freestyle swimming in 1982?
    • A. 

      Ang Peng Siong

    • B. 

      Joseph Schooling

    • C. 

      Danny Yeo

    • D. 

      Rainer Ng

  • 19. 
    What is the electric voltage used in Singapore?
    • A. 

      220-240 V 50 Hz

    • B. 

      200-220 V 55 Hz

    • C. 

      200-220 V 50 Hz

    • D. 

      220-240 V 55 Hz

  • 20. 
    The "Kinetic Rain" sculpture can be found in Changi Airport. In which terminal is it located?
    • A. 

      Departure Hall of Terminal 1

    • B. 

      Departure Hall of Terminal 2

    • C. 

      Arrival Hall of Terminal 1

    • D. 

      Arrival Hall of Terminal 2

  • 21. 
    The 'Nutmeg & Mace" is a bronze sculpture at ION Orchard and is prominently located at a sheltered public space facing Orchard Road. Who is the sculptor?
    • A. 

      Kumari Nahappan

    • B. 

      Han Sai Por

    • C. 

      Chong Fah Cheong

    • D. 

      Chern Lian Shan

  • 22. 
    Who was Singapore's first Chief Minister?
    • A. 

      Mr David Marshall

    • B. 

      Mr Lee Kuan Yew

    • C. 

      Mr Lim Yew Hock

    • D. 

      Mr Ong Eng Guan

  • 23. 
    The 12 animals in the Chinese Zodiac are: Rat, Ox, Rabbit, Tiger, Dragon, Snake, Horse, Goat, Monkey, Rooster, Dog. Which animal is missing from the list?
    • A. 

      Pig

    • B. 

      Cat

    • C. 

      Lion

    • D. 

      Eagle

  • 24. 
    In the Chinese mythology, Chang Er is the wife of Houyi, an archer who shot down ten ___.
    • A. 

      Suns

    • B. 

      Moons

    • C. 

      Crows

    • D. 

      Demons

  • 25. 
    The annual pilgrimage to Kusu Island occur on which Chinese Lunar month?
    • A. 

      9th

    • B. 

      10th

    • C. 

      7th

    • D. 

      8th

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