Test Your Knowledge On Malaysia History Quiz

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Malaysia is a beautiful country situated in South East Asia. We have created a quiz to test your knowledge of Malaysia, its history, and its culture. Malaysia was a former British colony that fought colonialism in the 20th century and, with time, became one the most prosperous countries in the region. This quiz gauges your knowledge of Malaysian history and provides you with interesting trivia. If you like the quiz, share it with your friends and family. All the best!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Kingdom Of Sarawak is founded by who and in what year?
    • A. 

      Sir James Brooke in 1842

    • B. 

      Charles Vyner Brooke in 1959

    • C. 

      Sir Adam Brooke in 1730

    • D. 

      Henry Vyner Brooke in 1835

  • 2. 
    On December 10 1941, what are the two British battleship that were sunk by the Japanese?
    • A. 

      HMS Winston and HMS Repulse

    • B. 

      HMS Prince Of Wales and HMS John Mendela

    • C. 

      HMS Prince Of Wales and HMS Repulse

    • D. 

      HMS Birmingham and HMS Manchester

  • 3. 
    What is the Kempeitai are responsible for?
    • A. 

      Giving food to the local

    • B. 

      Managing local news paper

    • C. 

      Act as a cannon fodder in the frontline

    • D. 

      Physcological operations and propaganda

  • 4. 
    When did the Malayan Union become existence and who is the governor?
    • A. 

      April 10 1946, Sir Howard Gent

    • B. 

      April 1 1946, Sir Edward Gent

    • C. 

      May 1 1946, Sir Johnny Gent

    • D. 

      May 30 1946, Sir Henry Gent

  • 5. 
    What are the objectives of the Briggs Plan?
    • A. 

      To cut off the supply of communist among the support of the population

    • B. 

      To lure the communist into the urban area and kill them

    • C. 

      To make the communist surrender by providing them necessary supply

    • D. 

      To imprisont any civillian who collaborate with the communist

  • 6. 
    The Federation Of Malaysia that consists of Sabah, Sarawak, and  Singapore was officially declared on?
    • A. 

      August 18 1957

    • B. 

      August 31 1963

    • C. 

      August 1 1964

    • D. 

      August 29 1962

  • 7. 
    What is the below mega project that was build under the leadership of Dr Mahathir Bin Mohammed?
    • A. 

      Empire States Building

    • B. 

      Petronas Twin Tower

    • C. 

      Maybank Tower

    • D. 

      Millenium Tower

  • 8. 
    Who is the British High Commissioner that had been killed by MNLA?
    • A. 

      Sir Jerry Gurney

    • B. 

      Sir Thomas Kerry

    • C. 

      Sir Martin Jeremy

    • D. 

      Sir Henry Gurney

  • 9. 
    Why Malayan Union received strong opposion from the Malays?
    • A. 

      The methods used by Sir Harold Michael to gain approval from the Sultans and cause Sultans to lose power

    • B. 

      Malayan Union plan was to expel the Malay to the rural areas

    • C. 

      Malayan Union plan was to cut off the suppy of local citizens and supply the British Crown Colony

    • D. 

      Malayan Union prevented Malays from leaving the country freely

  • 10. 
    The Malayan Union was replaced by what?
    • A. 

      Federation Of The Union

    • B. 

      Federation Of United

    • C. 

      Federation Of Malaya

    • D. 

      Federation Of The Malayan People

  • 11. 
    Which of the following is not the political factors that drives British intervention in the Malay States?
    • A. 

      The industrial revolution in Europe

    • B. 

      Expansion of other colonial powers

    • C. 

      Desire to take control of local administrations

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 12. 
    What was the factor that lead to the formation of the Federated Malay States?
    • A. 

      Reduction in the authority of Malay rulers

    • B. 

      Controlling the powers of Residents

    • C. 

      Increasing the administrative cost

    • D. 

      Expansion of the colonial territory in Malaya

  • 13. 
    The merging of the British colonies in South-East Asia was originally whose idea?
    • A. 

      Lord Mountbatten

    • B. 

       Lord Brassey

    • C. 

      Lord Curzon

    • D. 

      Lord Minto

  • 14. 
    Which country did not support the formation of Malaysia
    • A. 

      Singapore

    • B. 

      China

    • C. 

      Indonesia

    • D. 

      Philippines

  • 15. 
    Who approved the Malaysia Act of 1963?
    • A. 

      Churchill

    • B. 

      Ramset McDonald

    • C. 

      Margaret Thatcher

    • D. 

      Queen Elizabeth II

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