ASEAN Quiz 1: The Philippines

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  • 1. 

    What is the official name of the Philippines in English and Filipino languages?

    • A.

      Republic of the Philippines, Republika ng Pilipinas

    • B.

      Federation of the Philippines, Republika ng Pilipinas

    • C.

      Republic of the Philippines, Republika ng mga Isla ng Pilipinas

    • D.

      People's Republic of the Philippines, Republika ng Pilipinas

    Correct Answer
    A. Republic of the Philippines, Republika ng Pilipinas
    Explanation
    The official name of the Philippines in English is "Republic of the Philippines" and in Filipino language is "Republika ng Pilipinas".

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  • 2. 

    How many provinces and islands are there in the Philippines?

    • A.

      82 provinces and 7,007 islands

    • B.

      82 provinces and 7,107 islands

    • C.

      81 provinces and 7,701 islands

    • D.

      81 provinces and 7,107 islands

    Correct Answer
    D. 81 provinces and 7,107 islands
    Explanation
    The correct answer is 81 provinces and 7,107 islands. This answer accurately represents the number of provinces and islands in the Philippines. The Philippines is made up of 81 provinces, which are the primary political and administrative divisions of the country. Additionally, the Philippines is known for its vast number of islands, with a total of 7,107 islands. This answer provides the correct combination of provinces and islands in the Philippines.

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  • 3. 

    What does the blue color on the Philippine flag mean?

    • A.

      Peace, truth, and justice

    • B.

      Unity

    • C.

      Equality and fraternity

    • D.

      Patriotism and valor

    Correct Answer
    A. Peace, truth, and justice
    Explanation
    The blue color on the Philippine flag represents peace, truth, and justice. This symbolism reflects the values and aspirations of the Filipino people. Peace signifies harmony and unity among the diverse population of the country. Truth represents the pursuit of knowledge, wisdom, and transparency in governance. Justice represents the commitment to fairness, equality, and the rule of law. Overall, the blue color on the flag serves as a reminder of the importance of these principles in building a strong and prosperous nation.

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  • 4. 

    What is the main religion in the Philippines?

    • A.

      Christianity

    • B.

      Buddhism

    • C.

      Protestant

    • D.

      Anglican

    Correct Answer
    A. Christianity
    Explanation
    Christianity is the main religion in the Philippines. This is because the country was colonized by Spain for over 300 years, during which time the Spanish introduced and spread the Catholic faith. Today, the majority of Filipinos are Roman Catholics, making Christianity the dominant religion in the country.

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  • 5. 

    The Philippines was a territory of Spain for more than 300 years so it got its name "Las Islas Filipinas" in honor of which Spanish king?

    • A.

      Philip III

    • B.

      Philip I

    • C.

      Philip II

    • D.

      Philip IV

    Correct Answer
    C. Philip II
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Philip II. The Philippines was named "Las Islas Filipinas" in honor of Philip II, who was the King of Spain during the time when the country was colonized by the Spanish. He played a significant role in the colonization and administration of the Philippine archipelago, and thus the country was named after him.

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  • 6. 

    After being under Spain, the Philippines became a territory of which country for more than 50 years?

    • A.

      Japan

    • B.

      United States of America

    • C.

      United Kingdom

    • D.

      Portugal

    Correct Answer
    B. United States of America
    Explanation
    After being under Spanish rule, the Philippines became a territory of the United States of America for more than 50 years. This occurred as a result of the Treaty of Paris in 1898, which ended the Spanish-American War. Under American control, the Philippines experienced significant changes, including the introduction of a democratic system and modernization efforts. The United States maintained control over the Philippines until 1946, when the country gained its independence.

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  • 7. 

    The Japanese occupation of the Philippines occurred between what years, when the Empire of Japan occupied the Commonwealth of the Philippines during World War II?

    • A.

      1942 and 1945

    • B.

      1945 and 1948

    • C.

      1952 and 1955

    • D.

      1955 and 1968

    Correct Answer
    A. 1942 and 1945
    Explanation
    During World War II, the Empire of Japan occupied the Commonwealth of the Philippines between 1942 and 1945. This period marked the Japanese occupation of the Philippines, where they established control over the country and imposed their authority. The occupation ended in 1945 when Allied forces, primarily the United States, liberated the Philippines from Japanese control.

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  • 8. 

    Who is the current president of the Philippines?

    • A.

      President Vladimir Putin

    • B.

      President Barrack Obama

    • C.

      President Benigno Aquino III

    • D.

      President Dilma Rousseff

    Correct Answer
    C. President Benigno Aquino III
    Explanation
    The current president of the Philippines is Benigno Aquino III.

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  • 9. 

    What are the national animal, bird and fish of the Philippines?

    • A.

      Carabao, Philippine Eagle, and Bangus

    • B.

      Carabao, Philippine Parrot, and Dolphin

    • C.

      Giraffe, Philippine Eagle, and Bangus

    • D.

      Carabao, Philippine Eagle, and Dalag

    Correct Answer
    A. Carabao, Philippine Eagle, and Bangus
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Carabao, Philippine Eagle, and Bangus. The carabao is the national animal of the Philippines, known for its importance in agriculture and farming. The Philippine Eagle, also known as the monkey-eating eagle, is the national bird of the Philippines and is one of the largest and most powerful eagles in the world. Bangus, also known as milkfish, is the national fish of the Philippines and is a popular food fish in the country.

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  • 10. 

    What are the national sport and dance of the Philippines?

    • A.

      Arnis and Cariñosa

    • B.

      Arnis and Cha-cha

    • C.

      Muay Thai and Cariñosa

    • D.

      Arnis and Foxtrot

    Correct Answer
    A. Arnis and Cariñosa
    Explanation
    Arnis is a traditional Filipino martial art that involves the use of sticks, knives, and hand-to-hand combat techniques. It is considered the national sport of the Philippines because of its historical significance and popularity among Filipinos. Cariñosa, on the other hand, is a traditional Filipino dance that originated in the Visayan region. It is known for its lively and flirtatious movements, often performed during cultural festivals and celebrations. Together, Arnis and Cariñosa represent both the physical and artistic aspects of Filipino culture, making them the national sport and dance of the Philippines.

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  • 11. 

    Which tourist destinations in the Philippines is the picture below?

    • A.

      Chocolate Hills

    • B.

      Batanes

    • C.

      The Heritage City - Vigan

    • D.

      Banaue Rice Terraces

    Correct Answer
    D. Banaue Rice Terraces
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Banaue Rice Terraces. The picture shows a landscape with terraced fields, which is a distinctive feature of the Banaue Rice Terraces in the Philippines. These terraces are a UNESCO World Heritage site and are considered one of the most breathtaking tourist destinations in the country.

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  • 12. 

    Which tourist destinations in the Philippines is the picture below?

    • A.

      Chocolate Hills

    • B.

      Batanes

    • C.

      The Heritage City - Vigan

    • D.

      Banaue Rice Terraces

    Correct Answer
    C. The Heritage City - Vigan
    Explanation
    The picture shows a cityscape with Spanish colonial architecture, which is characteristic of Vigan. Vigan is known as The Heritage City due to its well-preserved Spanish colonial buildings and is a popular tourist destination in the Philippines. The other options, such as Chocolate Hills, Batanes, and Banaue Rice Terraces, do not match the architectural style depicted in the picture.

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  • 13. 

    Which tourist destinations in the Philippines is the picture below?

    • A.

      Chocolate Hills

    • B.

      Batanes

    • C.

      The Heritage City - Vigan

    • D.

      Banaue Rice Terraces

    Correct Answer
    B. Batanes
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Batanes. The picture below shows a scenic landscape with rolling hills and cliffs, which is characteristic of the Batanes province in the Philippines. Batanes is known for its breathtaking natural beauty, with picturesque views of the ocean and lush greenery. The unique topography and stunning scenery make Batanes a popular tourist destination in the Philippines.

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  • 14. 

    Which festival in the Philippines is the picture below?

    • A.

      Panagbenga Festival

    • B.

      Pahiyas Festival

    • C.

      Ati-Atihan Festival

    • D.

      Sinulog Festival

    Correct Answer
    A. Panagbenga Festival
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Panagbenga Festival. This festival is celebrated in the Philippines and is known as the "Flower Festival". The picture provided shows a vibrant and colorful parade with people wearing flower-themed costumes, which is a characteristic feature of the Panagbenga Festival.

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  • 15. 

    Which tourist destinations in the Philippines is the picture below?

    • A.

      Chocolate Hills

    • B.

      Batanes

    • C.

      The Heritage City - Vigan

    • D.

      Banaue Rice Terraces

    Correct Answer
    A. Chocolate Hills
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Chocolate Hills because the picture shows a landscape with numerous conical hills, which is a unique geological formation found in the Bohol province of the Philippines known as the Chocolate Hills. These hills are covered in green grass that turns brown during the dry season, resembling chocolate kisses, hence the name.

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  • 16. 

    Who among the famous people below has no Filipino blood?

    • A.

      Nicole Scherzinger

    • B.

      Bruno Mars

    • C.

      Enrique Iglesias

    • D.

      Jessie J

    Correct Answer
    D. Jessie J
    Explanation
    Among the famous people listed, Jessie J is the only one who does not have Filipino blood. Nicole Scherzinger is of Filipino and Hawaiian descent, Bruno Mars is of Filipino and Puerto Rican descent, and Enrique Iglesias is of Filipino and Spanish descent. Therefore, Jessie J is the correct answer as she does not have any Filipino ancestry.

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  • 17. 

    Which of the following is the correct order of counting numbers 1-5 in Spanish?

    • A.

      Uno, dos, tres, cuatro, cinco

    • B.

      Uno, tres, dos, cuatro, cinco

    • C.

      Uno, tres, dos, cinco, cuatro

    • D.

      Cinco, uno, dos, tres, cuatro

    Correct Answer
    A. Uno, dos, tres, cuatro, cinco
    Explanation
    The correct order of counting numbers 1-5 in Spanish is "uno, dos, tres, cuatro, cinco."

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  • 18. 

    Which of the following is the correct order of counting numbers 6-10 in Filipino?

    • A.

      Anim, walo, sampu, siyam, pito

    • B.

      Anim, sampu, pito, walo, siyam

    • C.

      Anim, walo, sampu, pito, siyam

    • D.

      Anim, pito, walo, siyam, sampu

    Correct Answer
    D. Anim, pito, walo, siyam, sampu
    Explanation
    The correct order of counting numbers 6-10 in Filipino is "anim, pito, walo, siyam, sampu".

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  • 19. 

    How do you say "Good evening" in Filipino?

    • A.

      Magandang hapon

    • B.

      Magandang umaga

    • C.

      Magandang gabi

    • D.

      Maganda ka

    Correct Answer
    C. Magandang gabi
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Magandang gabi". This is because "Magandang gabi" translates to "Good evening" in Filipino. It is a common greeting used in the evening to wish someone a good night.

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  • 20. 

    How do you say "Goodbye" in Spanish?

    • A.

      Hola

    • B.

      Adios

    • C.

      Gracias

    • D.

      Perdone

    Correct Answer
    B. Adios
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Adios" because it is the Spanish word for "Goodbye".

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