Philippines Trivia Facts: GK Quiz!

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Philippines Trivia Facts: GK Quiz!

This quiz intends to measure the students' familiarity with the Philippines' physical, cultural, socio-economic, and historical geography. Likewise, the quiz will serve as a diagnostic evaluation of how well the students are familiar with the Philippines' various regions' different cultures.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    <p><strong>What province in the region I whose etymological name&nbsp;comes from the word "salt" ?</strong></p> What province in the region I whose etymological name comes from the word "salt" ?
    • A. 

      Ilocos Norte

    • B. 

      Ilocos Sur

    • C. 

      Pangasinan

    • D. 

      La Union

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 2. 
    The Hundred Islands is a cluster of islands and islets which have become a major tourist haven for nature lovers and adventurers. This place is found in what province?
    • A. 

      La Union

    • B. 

      Zambales

    • C. 

      Bataan

    • D. 

      Ilocos Norte

    • E. 

      Pangasinan

  • 3. 
    The main language of the inhabitants of Batanes is?
    • A. 

      Ilocano

    • B. 

      Chavacano

    • C. 

      Ivatan

    • D. 

      Waray

    • E. 

      Tagalog

  • 4. 
    According to economists, the underdevelopment of Batanes is brought about by:  
    • A. 

      The province's small population

    • B. 

      The province's mountainous area

    • C. 

      Its distance and relative isolation from the mainland

    • D. 

      The province's limited natural resources

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 5. 
    These are the two major ethnic groups in Cagayan. These are:
    • A. 

      Ivatan and the Malays

    • B. 

      Ibanags and Gaddangs

    • C. 

      Yogads and Gaddangs

    • D. 

      Aetas and Negritos

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 6. 
    Palanan was said to be where Emilio Aguinaldo, first President of the Republic of the Philippines, was captured. Palanan is found in what province?
    • A. 

      Nueva Ecija

    • B. 

      Nueva Vizcaya

    • C. 

      Isabela

    • D. 

      Abra

    • E. 

      Cagayan

  • 7. 
    Naguilian Bridge is said to be the longest on Luzon island. This bridge is said to be found in what region of the Philippines?
    • A. 

      Region 1

    • B. 

      Region 2

    • C. 

      Region 3

    • D. 

      Region 4

    • E. 

      Region 6

  • 8. 
    Isabela boasts of having the biggest dam in the Philippines. This dam is known as:
    • A. 

      Pantabanganan Dam

    • B. 

      Magat Dam

    • C. 

      San Roque Dam

    • D. 

      Sta. Maria Dam

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 9. 
    This is the only province in Region 2 that is landlocked where 80% of its area is highlands.
    • A. 

      Cagayan

    • B. 

      Abra

    • C. 

      Batanes

    • D. 

      Quirino

    • E. 

      Nueva Vizcaya

  • 10. 
    The province in Region  2 is surrounded by three mountain ranges and whose main industry is logging. What province is this?
    • A. 

      Nueva Vizcaya

    • B. 

      Cagayan

    • C. 

      Abra

    • D. 

      Batanes

    • E. 

      Quirino

  • 11. 
    This province is known for its Florida Hamlin oranges. What province is this?
    • A. 

      Ilocos Norte

    • B. 

      Ilocos Sur

    • C. 

      Nueva Vizcaja

    • D. 

      Quirino

    • E. 

      Nueva Ecija

  • 12. 
    The summer capital of Nueva Vizcaya is called:
    • A. 

      Kuyapa

    • B. 

      Kayapa

    • C. 

      Dalton Pass

    • D. 

      Mayapa

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 13. 
    The melting pot of Central Luzon.
    • A. 

      Pampanga

    • B. 

      Bulacan

    • C. 

      Nueva Ecija

    • D. 

      Tarlac

    • E. 

      Bataan

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