History Of Kampong Glam

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  • 1. 
    Which  street is not located at Kampong Glam?
    • A. 

      Arab Street

    • B. 

      Haji Lane

    • C. 

      Kandahar Street

    • D. 

      Beach Road

  • 2. 
      What is one unique fact about the Sultan Mosque?
    • A. 

      It has three domes

    • B. 

      The bottom layer of the dome is made up of soya sauce glass bottle caps.

    • C. 

      The pathways of the mosque was paved in gold in the 1800s

    • D. 

      It was where the Sultan and his family lived

  • 3. 
     How did Kampong Glam get its name?
    • A. 

      Raffles named it after his mistress

    • B. 

      The Malay Sultan named it after his wife

    • C. 

      It was named after a tree

    • D. 

      The village folk voted for the name

  • 4. 
    Why is the Gedung Kuning painted yellow?
    • A. 

      To state its connections with the royal family

    • B. 

      To brighten up the street and attract customers

    • C. 

      It is considered an auspicious colour for Malays

    • D. 

      It was the favourite colour of its founder

  • 5. 
     Why is the Bussorah Street named in such a manner?
    • A. 

      To commemorate a town in Iraq

    • B. 

      To remember the British’s quest when they won the World War 1 against the Turks

    • C. 

      Farquhar named it after his wife

    • D. 

      It was the name of the first traveller in the area

  • 6. 
    Where is Hajjah Fatimah buried?
    • A. 

      She is buried in a private room to the side of the main prayer hall at the Hijjah Fatimah mosque

    • B. 

      She is buried at the cemetery at Jalan Kubor

    • C. 

      She is buried at the Sultan Mosque

    • D. 

      She is buried in Malacca, her hometown.