Filipino Food Quiz

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A quiz on filipino food and history.


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  • 1. 

    When did the Philippines become an independent republic?

    • A.

      1946

    • B.

      1982

    • C.

      1964

    • D.

      1937

    Correct Answer
    A. 1946
    Explanation
    In 1946, the Philippines became an independent republic. This marked the end of the country's colonization by the United States, which began in 1898 after the Spanish-American War. The Philippines had been granted independence by the United States on July 4, 1946, making it the first Southeast Asian country to gain independence from a colonial power. This event is significant in the history of the Philippines as it marked the beginning of their journey as a sovereign nation.

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  • 2. 

    How many provinces does the Philippines have?

    • A.

      80

    • B.

      81

    • C.

      82

    • D.

      84

    • E.

      83

    Correct Answer
    B. 81
    Explanation
    The correct answer is 81 because the Philippines is divided into 81 provinces, each with its own local government and administration. These provinces are further divided into cities and municipalities, forming the administrative divisions of the country.

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  • 3. 

    What is the LOCAL voting age in the Philippines?

    • A.

      16

    • B.

      13

    • C.

      15

    • D.

      18

    Correct Answer
    C. 15
    Explanation
    In the Philippines, the local voting age is 15. This means that individuals who are 15 years old or older are eligible to vote in local elections. It is important to note that this age requirement may vary for national elections, where the voting age is typically 18. However, for local elections specifically, the voting age is set at 15 in the Philippines.

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  • 4. 

    What is the money called in the Philippines?

    • A.

      Dollar

    • B.

      Peso

    • C.

      Kroner

    • D.

      Yen

    Correct Answer
    B. Peso
    Explanation
    The currency used in the Philippines is called the Peso. The Peso is the official currency of the country and is used for all transactions and financial activities within the Philippines. It is important to note that the Philippines does not use the Dollar, Kroner, or Yen as its official currency.

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  • 5. 

    What state is similar to the size ( sq. miles) of the Philippines?

    • A.

      Missouri

    • B.

      Arizona

    • C.

      Texas

    • D.

      New Mexico

    Correct Answer
    B. Arizona
    Explanation
    Arizona is similar in size (sq. miles) to the Philippines.

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  • 6. 

    What is the main food in the Philippines?

    • A.

      Dog

    • B.

      Cat

    • C.

      Fish

    • D.

      Chicken

    Correct Answer
    C. Fish
    Explanation
    Fish is the main food in the Philippines because it is an archipelago with a rich marine ecosystem. The country is surrounded by oceans, making seafood a staple in Filipino cuisine. Fish is readily available and widely consumed in various forms such as grilled, fried, or used in soups and stews. It is also a significant source of protein for the Filipino population, contributing to their dietary needs and cultural food preferences.

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  • 7. 

    What is Balot?

    • A.

      Duck Egg

    • B.

      Baby dog fetus

    • C.

      Baby cat fetus

    • D.

      A city in the Philippines

    Correct Answer
    A. Duck Egg
    Explanation
    Balot is a Filipino delicacy that consists of a fertilized duck egg with a partially developed embryo inside. It is a popular street food in the Philippines and is typically boiled and eaten with salt or vinegar. The embryo is usually around 17 days old when the balot is cooked and consumed. The correct answer, "Duck Egg," accurately describes balot and distinguishes it from the other options, which are incorrect.

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  • 8. 

    What is Halo-Halo?

    • A.

      Ice Cream Desert

    • B.

      A dish with Chicken

    • C.

      A type of Filipino brownie

    • D.

      An xbox game?

    Correct Answer
    A. Ice Cream Desert
    Explanation
    Halo-Halo is a popular Filipino dessert that consists of a mixture of various ingredients such as crushed ice, sweetened fruits, jellies, beans, and topped with evaporated milk and leche flan. It is commonly served in a tall glass or bowl and enjoyed as a refreshing treat during hot weather. The combination of different textures and flavors makes it a delightful and unique dessert.

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  • 9. 

    In the past, how was the Filipino Government?

    • A.

      Corrupt

    • B.

      Strict

    • C.

      Easy

    Correct Answer
    A. Corrupt
    Explanation
    The given correct answer is "Corrupt." This suggests that in the past, the Filipino Government was involved in dishonest and illegal activities, such as bribery, embezzlement, and nepotism. Corruption in the government can have severe consequences, including the misallocation of resources, hindered economic development, and a lack of public trust in the government institutions.

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  • 10. 

    Where are most government buildings in the Philippines?

    • A.

      Quezon City

    • B.

      New York City

    • C.

      Angeles City

    • D.

      Mahabi City

    Correct Answer
    A. Quezon City
    Explanation
    Quezon City is the correct answer because it is the location of most government buildings in the Philippines. It is the largest city in Metro Manila and serves as the country's political center. Many government offices, including the House of Representatives, Senate, and various executive departments, are located in Quezon City. Additionally, it is home to important government institutions such as the Philippine Heart Center and the National Kidney and Transplant Institute.

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