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  • 1. 
    Which statement is true?
    • A. 

      Both IRs were opened in 2010.

    • B. 

      Singaporeans need to pay a levy to enter casino.

    • C. 

      There are 6 hotels in RWS.

    • D. 

      All the answers are true.

  • 2. 
    Underwater World acrylic tunnel is
    • A. 

      83m

    • B. 

      73m

    • C. 

      93m

    • D. 

      63m

  • 3. 
    Singapore Zoo was opened in
    • A. 

      27 June 1972

    • B. 

      27 June 1971

    • C. 

      27 June 1973

    • D. 

      27 June 1970

  • 4. 
    Singapore Zoo total land area
    • A. 

      22 ha

    • B. 

      24 ha

    • C. 

      26 ha

    • D. 

      28 ha

  • 5. 
    Rainforest Fights Back showtimes are
    • A. 

      12.30pm and 2.30pm

    • B. 

      11.30am and 1.30pm

    • C. 

      12.30pm and 1.30pm

    • D. 

      11.30am and 1.30pm

  • 6. 
    Singapore Zoo number of animal species
    • A. 

      300

    • B. 

      200

    • C. 

      100

    • D. 

      400

  • 7. 
    Jurong Bird Park man-made waterfall is
    • A. 

      30m

    • B. 

      35m

    • C. 

      25m

    • D. 

      40m

  • 8. 
    Jurong Bird Park opening hours
    • A. 

      8.30am to 6pm

    • B. 

      8am to 6pm

    • C. 

      8.30am to 6.30pm

    • D. 

      8am to 6.30pm

  • 9. 
    Singapore 1st Botanic Gardens is located at
    • A. 

      Fort Canning

    • B. 

      Mount Faber

    • C. 

      Cluny Road

    • D. 

      Orchard

  • 10. 
    Jurong Bird Park total area is
    • A. 

      20.2 ha

    • B. 

      21.2 ha

    • C. 

      22.2 ha

    • D. 

      23.2 ha

  • 11. 
    Singapore Botanic Gardens was founded in
    • A. 

      1859

    • B. 

      1822

    • C. 

      1852

    • D. 

      1829

  • 12. 
    Lee Kuan Yew started the tree-planting campaign in
    • A. 

      1963

    • B. 

      1971

    • C. 

      1959

    • D. 

      1965

  • 13. 
    The first Tree Planting Day in Singapore was held on
    • A. 

      Nov 7, 1971

    • B. 

      Nov 7, 1963

    • C. 

      Nov 7, 1959

    • D. 

      Nov 7, 1965

  • 14. 
    A rain tree on the summit of Mount Faber was planted by _______ on Nov 7 1971.
    • A. 

      Goh Keng Swee

    • B. 

      Goh Chok Tong

    • C. 

      Lee Kuan Yew

    • D. 

      Lim Kim San

  • 15. 
    Singapore Botanic Gardens opening hours
    • A. 

      5am to 12am

    • B. 

      6am to 12am

    • C. 

      5am to 11pm

    • D. 

      6am to 11pm

  • 16. 
    Early Chinese Hokkiens were located to
    • A. 

      Telok Ayer

    • B. 

      Kreta Ayer

    • C. 

      Singapore River

    • D. 

      Chinatown

  • 17. 
    Eu Yan Sang is the name of
    • A. 

      A brand

    • B. 

      A founder

    • C. 

      A street

    • D. 

      A museum

  • 18. 
    Estimated _____ of Singapore's population are Indians.
    • A. 

      9%

    • B. 

      6%

    • C. 

      8%

    • D. 

      7%

  • 19. 
    Singapore land area in 2014 is 
    • A. 

      719.3 sq km

    • B. 

      718.3 sq km

    • C. 

      716.3 sq km

    • D. 

      717.3 sq km

  • 20. 
    Night Safari was opened on
    • A. 

      26 May 1994

    • B. 

      28 February 2014

    • C. 

      27 June 1973

    • D. 

      3 January 1971

  • 21. 
    Kai Kai and Jia Jia are located at
    • A. 

      Singapore Zoo

    • B. 

      Night Safari

    • C. 

      River Safari

    • D. 

      Jurong Bird Park

  • 22. 
    Saraswati is the Hindu goddess of
    • A. 

      Wisdom

    • B. 

      Wealth

    • C. 

      Health

    • D. 

      Love

  • 23. 
    Consort of Brahma is
    • A. 

      Sarasvati

    • B. 

      Lakshmi

    • C. 

      Parvati

    • D. 

      Durga

  • 24. 
    Ganesh is the son of
    • A. 

      Shiva and Parvati

    • B. 

      Vishnu and Lakshmi

    • C. 

      Brahma and Sarasvati

    • D. 

      Krishna and Rukmini

  • 25. 
    Which Goddess carries a Veena?
    • A. 

      Sarasvati

    • B. 

      Lakshmi

    • C. 

      Parvati

    • D. 

      Sita

  • 26. 
    Fire Walking Festival is also known as
    • A. 

      Theemidhi

    • B. 

      Pongal

    • C. 

      Diwali

    • D. 

      Thaipusam

  • 27. 
    Thaipusam which falls in the Tamil month of Thai, usually in the months of
    • A. 

      January / February

    • B. 

      March / April

    • C. 

      October / November

    • D. 

      December / January

  • 28. 
    Breaking of coconut symbolises
    • A. 

      Breaking of ego

    • B. 

      Offering to Ganesh

    • C. 

      Prayer answered

    • D. 

      Overcome evil

  • 29. 
    Islamic 5 pillars are the testimony of faith, prayer, giving zakat, fasting, and the pilgrimage to Makkah. This testimony of faith is called   
    • A. 

      Shahada

    • B. 

      Salat

    • C. 

      Hajj

    • D. 

      Ramadan

  • 30. 
    In Islam, food prepared lawfully is
    • A. 

      Halal

    • B. 

      Haram

    • C. 

      Forbidden

    • D. 

      Unacceptable

  • 31. 
    Geylang Serai means
    • A. 

      Factory lemongrass

    • B. 

      Plantation lemongrass

    • C. 

      Field lemongrass

    • D. 

      Gathering lemongrass

  • 32. 
    Sultan Hussein’s son ____________ returned to Singapore in 1840 and lived in Istana Kampong Glam.
    • A. 

      Sultan Ali

    • B. 

      Sultan Rahman

    • C. 

      Tunku Alam

    • D. 

      Tunku Mahmud

  • 33. 
    Which is not a Eurasian dish?
    • A. 

      Pudding

    • B. 

      Sugee cake

    • C. 

      Feng

    • D. 

      Devil curry

  • 34. 
    The founder of Sikhism.
    • A. 

      Guru Nanak

    • B. 

      Guru Gogind Singh

    • C. 

      Guru Angad

    • D. 

      Guru Granth Sahib

  • 35. 
    In Sikh religion the word Guru means
    • A. 

      Darkness and light

    • B. 

      Teacher

    • C. 

      Heaven and earth

    • D. 

      Priest

  • 36. 
    Most significant place of worship of the Sikhs is
    • A. 

      Amritsar

    • B. 

      Agra

    • C. 

      Jaipur

    • D. 

      Hyderabad

  • 37. 
    Sikhs wears a bracelet known as _________, it symbolises ________.
    • A. 

      Kara / unity

    • B. 

      Tara / unity

    • C. 

      Kara / faith

    • D. 

      Tara / faith

  • 38. 
    The origins of Sikhism may be traced to
    • A. 

      Pakistan

    • B. 

      Nepal

    • C. 

      Iran

    • D. 

      India

  • 39. 
    Singapore's oldest church, ________________, is dedicated to St Gregory the Illuminator, the first Armenian monk.
    • A. 

      Armenian Church

    • B. 

      Cathedral of the Good Shepherd

    • C. 

      St Andrew's Cathedral

    • D. 

      Church of Saints Peter and Paul

  • 40. 
    In a Synagogue,certain prayers that can only be said in the presence of a minyan - a quorum of ____ male Jews age above ______.
    • A. 

      10 / 13

    • B. 

      10 / 12

    • C. 

      13 / 10

    • D. 

      12 / 10

  • 41. 
    Raffles Library established in 1887 is today known as
    • A. 

      National Museum Singapore

    • B. 

      Singapore National Library

    • C. 

      Raffles Institution

    • D. 

      Singapore Arts Museum

  • 42. 
    Dr Benjamin Sheares became our _____ President of Singapore in ________.
    • A. 

      2nd / 1971

    • B. 

      3rd / 1971

    • C. 

      2nd / 1981

    • D. 

      3rd / 1981

  • 43. 
    Singapore oldest suspension bridge
    • A. 

      Cavenagh Bridge

    • B. 

      Anderson Bridge

    • C. 

      Elgin Bridge

    • D. 

      Coleman Bridge

  • 44. 
    Mass Rapid Transit (MRT) started operation in
    • A. 

      7 Nov 1987

    • B. 

      7 Nov 1977

    • C. 

      7 Nov 1997

    • D. 

      7 Nov 1978

  • 45. 
    David Marshall was Singapore's 1st ________________ in______.
    • A. 

      Chief Minister / 1955

    • B. 

      Chief Governor / 1954

    • C. 

      Chief Justice / 1953

    • D. 

      Chief Councillor / 1955

  • 46. 
    Jurong Bird Park's Southeast Asian Aviary mock thunderstorm is scheduled at
    • A. 

      12pm

    • B. 

      11am

    • C. 

      1pm

    • D. 

      10am

  • 47. 
    Singapore Food Trail is located at
    • A. 

      Singapore Flyer

    • B. 

      Esplanade

    • C. 

      Smith Street

    • D. 

      Satay By The Bay

  • 48. 
    Marina Bay Sands opened in
    • A. 

      27 Apr 2010

    • B. 

      14 Feb 2010

    • C. 

      27 Feb 2010

    • D. 

      14 Apr 2010

  • 49. 
    OCBC Skyway is ____ metre high and ____ metre long.
    • A. 

      22 / 128

    • B. 

      25 / 125

    • C. 

      28 / 128

    • D. 

      22 / 122

  • 50. 
    Changi Chapel's cross was made of Howitzer shell by
    • A. 

      Harry Stogden

    • B. 

      Stanley Warren

    • C. 

      Rev. F.H. Stallard

    • D. 

      Captain Cook

  • 51. 
    The ___ Changi Murals are painted by _______ located in _____ at Changi Military Base.
    • A. 

      5 / Stanley Warren / Block 151

    • B. 

      5 / Stanley Warren / Block 155

    • C. 

      5 / Henry Stogden / Block 151

    • D. 

      5 / Henry Stogden / Block 155

  • 52. 
    4 NEWater plants are
    • A. 

      Bedok, Kranji, Changi, Ulu Pandan,

    • B. 

      Seletar, Changi, Kranji, Bedok

    • C. 

      Changi, Tuas, Seletar, Bedok

    • D. 

      Ulu Pandan, Seletar, Bedok, Changi

  • 53. 
    New Supreme Court was officially opened on
    • A. 

      7 June 2005

    • B. 

      7 January 2006

    • C. 

      7 July 2007

    • D. 

      7 February 2004

  • 54. 
    Northeast Monsoon occurs from
    • A. 

      December to February

    • B. 

      June to September

    • C. 

      September to December

    • D. 

      November to January

  • 55. 
    Southwest Monsoon from
    • A. 

      June to September

    • B. 

      December to February

    • C. 

      March to May

    • D. 

      October to November

  • 56. 
    Hari Raya Aidilfitri falls on the first day of Syawal, the ______ month of the Hijrah (Islamic) calendar.
    • A. 

      10th

    • B. 

      9th

    • C. 

      7th

    • D. 

      2nd

  • 57. 
    The founder of the in-vitro fertilisation (IVF) programme in Singapore in 1983 is
    • A. 

      Ratnam, S. Shan

    • B. 

      Dr. Maurice Choo

    • C. 

      Dr Benjamin Sheares

    • D. 

      Dr William Tan

  • 58. 
    Singapore's father of modern obstetrics and gynaecology is
    • A. 

      Dr Benjamin Sheares

    • B. 

      Dr Tony Tan

    • C. 

      Dr. Vivian Balakrishnan

    • D. 

      Dr. Ng Eng Hen

  • 59. 
    Founder of Chinese High School
    • A. 

      Tan Kah Kee

    • B. 

      Tan Tock Seng

    • C. 

      Tan Kim Seng

    • D. 

      Song Ong Siang

  • 60. 
    Lakshmi is the Hindu goddess of wealth. She is the wife of
    • A. 

      Vishnu

    • B. 

      Shiva

    • C. 

      Brahma

    • D. 

      Ganesha

  • 61. 
    Founder of Singapore's Chinese Girls School are
    • A. 

      Song Ong Siang and Lim Boon Keng

    • B. 

      Tan Tock Seng and Lim Boon Keng

    • C. 

      Song Ong Sian and Tan Kim Seng

    • D. 

      Tan Kah Kee and Tan Tock Seng

  • 62. 
    Singapore Total Defence Day falls on
    • A. 

      15th Feb

    • B. 

      9th August

    • C. 

      11th September

    • D. 

      1st July

  • 63. 
    Total Defence comprises the 5 pillars are __________, Social, Economic, Civil and Military.
    • A. 

      Psychological

    • B. 

      Coastal

    • C. 

      Government

    • D. 

      Public

  • 64. 
    He was the first Asian to be appointed Justice of the Peace.
    • A. 

      Tan Tock Seng

    • B. 

      Tan Kim Seng

    • C. 

      Tan Kah Kee

    • D. 

      Tan Beng Swee

  • 65. 
    Singapore flag was unveiled on
    • A. 

      3 December 1959

    • B. 

      9th August 1965

    • C. 

      16 September 1963

    • D. 

      15th February 1959

  • 66. 
    Singapore 28th SEA Games 2015 mascot name is
    • A. 

      Nila

    • B. 

      Jubilee

    • C. 

      Singa

    • D. 

      Wally

  • 67. 
    The People's Action Party (PAP) was formed on
    • A. 

      21 November 1954

    • B. 

      21 November 1959

    • C. 

      15th November 1954

    • D. 

      7th November 1957

  • 68. 
    Renown as a sculptor and artist and was also the founder of La Salle-SIA College of the Arts.
    • A. 

      Brother Joseph McNally

    • B. 

      Lim Hak Tai

    • C. 

      George Drumgoole Coleman

    • D. 

      Joseph Joshua

  • 69. 
    The Boyanese were originally from
    • A. 

      Pulau Bawean

    • B. 

      Pulau Panaitan

    • C. 

      Pulau Joyo

    • D. 

      Pulau Selayar

  • 70. 
    Hajjah Fatimah was born in Malacca and married a
    • A. 

      Bugis prince

    • B. 

      Bugis merchant

    • C. 

      Arab prince

    • D. 

      Arab merchant

  • 71. 
    Raffles and Sultan Hussein signed the treaty on 6th Feb 1819 at
    • A. 

      Padang

    • B. 

      Raffles landing site

    • C. 

      Fort Canning

    • D. 

      Singapore River

  • 72. 
    Death sentence for Illegal traffic, import or export of Heroin of more than ____ grams.
    • A. 

      15

    • B. 

      5

    • C. 

      10

    • D. 

      20

  • 73. 
    What is the Sikh Holy Book called?
    • A. 

      Guru Granth Sahib

    • B. 

      Guru Nanak

    • C. 

      Guru Amar Das

    • D. 

      Guru Gobind Singh

  • 74. 
    The Tok Panjang is a mix of Eurasians, Chinese and Malay elements. Tok Panjang means
    • A. 

      Long table

    • B. 

      Long feast

    • C. 

      Wedding table

    • D. 

      Feast table

  • 75. 
    1st woman medical doctor in Singapore.
    • A. 

      Lee Choo Neo

    • B. 

      Elizabeth Choy

    • C. 

      Mary Quintal

    • D. 

      Yu-Foo Yee Shoon

  • 76. 
    Temple Street was originally called
    • A. 

      Almeida Street

    • B. 

      Theatre Street

    • C. 

      Tailor Street

    • D. 

      Death Street

  • 77. 
    Marina Bay Sands was designed by
    • A. 

      Mr Moshe Safdie

    • B. 

      Kisho Kurokawa

    • C. 

      Grant Associates and Gustafson Porter

    • D. 

      Vikas Gore

  • 78. 
    The Cloud Forest showcases plant life from tropical highlands up to ________ metres above sea level. It features a ____-metre-tall mountain.
    • A. 

      2,000 / 35

    • B. 

      2,000 / 30

    • C. 

      1,500 / 25

    • D. 

      1,200 / 40

  • 79. 
    Tamil New Year happens in
    • A. 

      April

    • B. 

      May

    • C. 

      November

    • D. 

      February

  • 80. 
    ________ can be found at some herbal shops and Asian markets to cure asthma.
    • A. 

      Dried seahorse

    • B. 

      Dried sea cucumber

    • C. 

      Dried scallops

    • D. 

      Dried seaweed

  • 81. 
    The highlight of the Malay wedding is the sitting-in-state ceremony known as
    • A. 

      Bersanding

    • B. 

      Akad nikah

    • C. 

      Makan berdamai

    • D. 

      Bertunang

  • 82. 
    Co-founder of The Straits Times is a well-known Armenian.
    • A. 

      Catchick Moses

    • B. 

      Agnes Joaquim

    • C. 

      Nanajan Sarkies

    • D. 

      John Shanazar Sarkies

  • 83. 
    Five Sikh items are boxer shorts, comb, turban, ceremonial sword and ____________.
    • A. 

      Bracelet

    • B. 

      Necklace

    • C. 

      Ring

    • D. 

      Gold

  • 84. 
    The shows at Jurong Bird Park are
    • A. 

      High Flyers and Kings of the Skies

    • B. 

      All Star Birds and Birds of Prey

    • C. 

      Colorful Wings and Eyes in the Skies

    • D. 

      High Flying and Raptors of the Skies

  • 85. 
    Jurong Bird Park was opened on
    • A. 

      3 January 1971

    • B. 

      14 February 1971

    • C. 

      3 January 1973

    • D. 

      14 February 1973

  • 86. 
    River Safari was opened on
    • A. 

      28 February 2014

    • B. 

      28 January 2014

    • C. 

      3 January 2014

    • D. 

      26 May 2014

  • 87. 
    River Safari land area is
    • A. 

      12 ha

    • B. 

      12.2 ha

    • C. 

      10 ha

    • D. 

      11 ha

  • 88. 
    Tree Planting is scheduled on
    • A. 

      First Sunday in November

    • B. 

      First Saturday in November

    • C. 

      Last Sunday in November

    • D. 

      First day in November

  • 89. 
    Singapore first Heads of State (Yang di-Pertuan Negara) in 1959 is
    • A. 

      Sir William Goode

    • B. 

      Yusof bin Ishak

    • C. 

      David Marshall

    • D. 

      Lee Kuan Yew

  • 90. 
    Cable car linking Mt Faber to Sentosa started operation on
    • A. 

      15 Feb 1974

    • B. 

      15 Feb 1975

    • C. 

      1 Apr 1974

    • D. 

      9 Aug 1975

  • 91. 
    Gardens By The Bay opening hours is
    • A. 

      5am - 2am

    • B. 

      5am - 12am

    • C. 

      6am - 2am

    • D. 

      6am - 12am

  • 92. 
    NEWater latest and largest plant is located at
    • A. 

      Changi

    • B. 

      Bedok

    • C. 

      Ulu Pandan

    • D. 

      Kranji

  • 93. 
    Changi Airport was officially opened on
    • A. 

      29 Dec 1981

    • B. 

      24 Dec 1981

    • C. 

      15 Feb 1981

    • D. 

      9 Aug 1981

  • 94. 
    IFly Singapore is the world's largest themed vertical wind tunnel. It can accommodate up to 20 flyers at the same time.Measuring 16.5 feet in diameter with a flying height of ___________ feet, the equivalent of five storeys. 
    • A. 

      56.5

    • B. 

      55.6

    • C. 

      55.5

    • D. 

      56.6

  • 95. 
    Chinatown Food Street was opened on
    • A. 

      13 Nov 2001

    • B. 

      1 Nov 2001

    • C. 

      15 Feb 2001

    • D. 

      1 Apr 2001

  • 96. 
    Sir Stamford Raffles died in 1826, at the age of
    • A. 

      45

    • B. 

      46

    • C. 

      44

    • D. 

      50

  • 97. 
    The tombstone of ____________ is located at Armenian Church.
    • A. 

      Agnes Joaquim

    • B. 

      George D. Coleman

    • C. 

      David Marshall

    • D. 

      Lord Louis Mountbatten

  • 98. 
    National Orchid Garden was opened on
    • A. 

      20 Oct 1995

    • B. 

      20 Oct 1997

    • C. 

      14 Feb 1995

    • D. 

      27 Feb 1997

  • 99. 
    Percentage of Chinese population in 2014 is __________.
    • A. 

      74.2

    • B. 

      75

    • C. 

      72.4

    • D. 

      77

  • 100. 
    NEWater was made public on National Day in
    • A. 

      2002

    • B. 

      2001

    • C. 

      2000

    • D. 

      2003

  • 101. 
    Madame Tussauds Singapore opens its doors on ______________ and is located at _______ Station in Sentosa
    • A. 

      25 Oct 2014 / Imbiah

    • B. 

      24 Oct 2014 / Siloso

    • C. 

      14 Oct 2014 / Imbiah

    • D. 

      25 Oct 2014 / Siloso

  • 102. 
    The Marina Coastal Expressway's 3.6km underground tunnel comprises a 420-metre section that crosses under the Marina Bay Channel seabed.When was it opened?
    • A. 

      29 December 2013

    • B. 

      29 November 2013

    • C. 

      29 October 2013

    • D. 

      29 February 2013

  • 103. 
    Former Supreme Court was designed by
    • A. 

      Frank Dorrington Ward

    • B. 

      Sir Thomas Shenton Whitelegge Thomas

    • C. 

      A.Gordon and F.D.Meadows

    • D. 

      Henry McCallum

  • 104. 
    First National Day Parade was held on
    • A. 

      9 Aug 1966

    • B. 

      9 Aug 1965

    • C. 

      8 Aug 1966

    • D. 

      8 Aug 1965

  • 105. 
    Goddess Mariamman, known for her power in
    • A. 

      Curing illness

    • B. 

      Bestowing wealth

    • C. 

      Wisdom

    • D. 

      Bringing love

  • 106. 
    Night Safari was opened on
    • A. 

      26 May 1994

    • B. 

      26 May 1995

    • C. 

      26 May 1996

    • D. 

      26 May 1992

  • 107. 
    Clarke Quay oldest building is
    • A. 

      River House

    • B. 

      Riverside House

    • C. 

      Riverwalk House

    • D. 

      Rivervalley House

  • 108. 
    First educational institute set up in 1849 by the Chinese community in Singapore is
    • A. 

      Chong-Wen Ge

    • B. 

      Chong Hock Girls School

    • C. 

      Chui Eng Free School

    • D. 

      Tao Nan School

  • 109. 
    Chin Chew Street was known as
    • A. 

      Black Cloth Street

    • B. 

      Black Street

    • C. 

      Samsui Street

    • D. 

      Tamil Street

  • 110. 
    Marina Bay Sands was opened on 27 April ____.
    • A. 

      2010

    • B. 

      2012

    • C. 

      2000

    • D. 

      2011

  • 111. 
    Singapore's inaugural Formula One (F1) race was held on 28 September ______.
    • A. 

      2008

    • B. 

      2002

    • C. 

      2006

    • D. 

      2009

  • 112. 
    Regarded as a Singapore icon, the Merlion was designed in ______ for the Singapore Tourist Promotion Board (STPB; now known as the Singapore Tourism Board)
    • A. 

      1964

    • B. 

      1965

    • C. 

      1959

    • D. 

      1963

  • 113. 
    National Museum Singapore was opened on
    • A. 

      12 Oct 1887

    • B. 

      12 Oct 1863

    • C. 

      12 Oct 1859

    • D. 

      12 Oct 1865

  • 114. 
    Esplanade Theatre can seat ______ people.
    • A. 

      2000

    • B. 

      1600

    • C. 

      1500

    • D. 

      1800

  • 115. 
    Esplanade Concert Hall can seat _________ people.
    • A. 

      1800

    • B. 

      2000

    • C. 

      1600

    • D. 

      1500

  • 116. 
    The total size of the entire Changi airport is _______ hectares – a number which is equivalent to the size of 1,800 football fields!
    • A. 

      1300

    • B. 

      1800

    • C. 

      1200

    • D. 

      1500

  • 117. 
    The tradition of naming an orchid after a VIP began in ______, when a flower was named after Lady Anne Black, the wife of former governor of Singapore.
    • A. 

      1956

    • B. 

      1959

    • C. 

      1963

    • D. 

      1965