Philippine History 101 Practice Exam Quiz

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Philippine History 101 Practice Exam Quiz

This is a comprehensive practice exam for a Philippine History book. It should show you the areas that you need to study more on. Take your time and good luck!

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Their death signaled the beginning of the Propaganda Movement.
  • 2. 
    • A. 

      Basic human rights for the Filipinos

    • B. 

      Change of government from absolute to limited monarch

    • C. 

      Equality of the Filipinos and Spaniards before the law

    • D. 

      Restoration of Filipino representation in the Cortes

  • 3. 
    The first editor of La Solidaridad (The Sol).
  • 4. 
    Which of the following is not true of the La Solidaridad?
    • A. 

      It was a forum for discussion of the issues concerning the Philippines.

    • B. 

      It was the official organ of the reform movement.

    • C. 

      It featured articles about the good deeds of the friars.

    • D. 

      It was a vehicle for the expression of the political views of the reformers.

  • 5. 
    Diariong Tagalog was founded by
    • A. 

      Marcelo del Pilar

    • B. 

      Juan Luna

    • C. 

      Pedro Laktaw

    • D. 

      Gregorio Sanciano

  • 6. 
    Rizal's anatomy of a revolution that failed was the
  • 7. 
    Who was the president of the Associacion La Solidaridad?
    • A. 

      Jose Ma. Panganiban

    • B. 

      Mariano Ponce

    • C. 

      Manuel Sta. Maria

    • D. 

      Galiciano Apacible

  • 8. 
    The political section of the Asociacion Hispano-Filipino was under the charge of
    • A. 

      Jose Rizal

    • B. 

      Marcelo del Pilar

    • C. 

      Dominador Gomez

    • D. 

      Tomas Arejola

  • 9. 
    The first Masonic lodge in the Philippines was Lodge
  • 10. 
    The rightist wing of La Liga came to be called
    • A. 

      Cuerpos de Propagandistas

    • B. 

      Cuerpos de Compromisarios

    • C. 

      Cuerpos de Militantes

    • D. 

      Cuerpos de la Revolucionarios

  • 11. 
    Katipunan was anchored on the political platform of separating the country from Spain
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    The newspaper of the Katipunan was known as
  • 13. 
    The fundamental teachings of the Katipunan were embodied in the document written by Emilio Jacinto known as
  • 14. 
    • A. 

      Petty quarrels among reformists

    • B. 

      Spain's preoccupation with her own internal problems

    • C. 

      Lack of finances to support propaganda activities

    • D. 

      Failure of the friars to counter attacks on the clergy

  • 15. 
    The highest grade of membership in the Katipunan was called
  • 16. 
    • A. 

      Discovery of Katipunan paraphernalia at the Diario de Manila

    • B. 

      Discovery of the list of Katipunan members

    • C. 

      Patino's disclosure of the secrets of the society

    • D. 

      A quarrel between Patino and De La Cruz

  • 17. 
    The password used by a KAWAL in the Katipunan
  • 18. 
    The pen name Taga-Ilog was associated with
    • A. 

      Antonio Luna

    • B. 

      Mariano Ponce

    • C. 

      Jose Ma. Panganiban

    • D. 

      Juan Luna

  • 19. 
    The central leadership of the KKK was the
    • A. 

      Sangguniang Hukuman

    • B. 

      Sangguniang Bayan

    • C. 

      Sangguniang Barangay

    • D. 

      Kataastaasang Sanggunian

  • 20. 
    Rizal was not in favor of the revolution planned by the Katipunan because of the
    • A. 

      Unpreparedness of the Katipuneros for an armed struggle

    • B. 

      Willingness to the wealthy Filipinos to support the struggle

    • C. 

      Absence of a military tactician who will direct the military operations of the KKK

  • 21. 
    This event reflected the decision of the Katipunan to stage a revolution against Spain.
  • 22. 
    The leader of the Magdiwang faction of the KKK in Cavite was
  • 23. 
    The Cry of Pugad Lawin marked the end of
    • A. 

      Bonifacio's leadership in the KKK

    • B. 

      Filipino vassalage to Spain

    • C. 

      KKK as a secret society

  • 24. 
    The first real battle fought by the Filipinos against the Spaniards was the Battle of
    • A. 

      Majayjay

    • B. 

      Pugad Lawin

    • C. 

      Montalban

    • D. 

      Pinaglabanan

  • 25. 
    Bonifacio's formal declaration of hte nullity of decisions reached at the Tejeros Convention was known as The Acta de Imus
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 26. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 27. 
    The president of the Council of War which tried Bonifacio for the charge of sedition was
    • A. 

      Mariano Noriel

    • B. 

      Emilio Aguinaldo

    • C. 

      Lazaro Makapagal

  • 28. 
    Who negotiated the Pact of Biak-na-Bato with Aguinaldo and his men?
    • A. 

      Primo de Rivera

    • B. 

      Isabelo Artacho

    • C. 

      Pedro Paterno

  • 29. 
    CHOOSE ALL THAT APPLY - Which of following were part of the First Eight Provinces that rose up in arms against Spain: (Part1)
    • A. 

      Cavite

    • B. 

      Nueva Ecija

    • C. 

      Zambales

    • D. 

      Quezon

    • E. 

      Laguna

  • 30. 
    CHOOSE ALL THAT APPLY - Which of following were part of the First Eight Provinces that rose up in arms against Spain: (Part2)
    • A. 

      Bulacan

    • B. 

      Tarlac

    • C. 

      Pampanga

    • D. 

      Manila

    • E. 

      Batangas

  • 31. 
    Author of the Philippine Declaration of Independence
  • 32. 
    Composer of the Marcha Filipino Magdalo
  • 33. 
    The Sublime Paralytic who later became Aguinaldo's adviser
  • 34. 
    The American general responsible for establishing military government in the country right after the mock battle of Manila
  • 35. 
    The American consul who convinced Aguinaldo to collaborate with the Americans in expelling the Spaniards from the Philippines
  • 36. 
  • 37. 
    Belgian consul who acted as mediator for the surrender of the Spaniards to the Americans
  • 38. 
    The commander of the battleship Olympia who defeated the Spanish fleet of Admiral Patricio Montojo
  • 39. 
    Senate President of Spain who headed the Spanish delegation in the drafting of hte peace treaty ending the Spanish-American War
  • 40. 
    The agreement that ended the Spanish-American War of 1898
  • 41. 
    The naval battle that led to the transformation of US into a world power
  • 42. 
    Government established by Aguinaldo immediately after his return from Hong Kong to prosecute the war against Spain effectively
  • 43. 
    The original title of the Filipino National Anthem
  • 44. 
    The place where Philippine independence was proclaimed
  • 45. 
    Aguinaldo's decree that called for reorganization of local government in areas under their control
  • 46. 
    US battleship sank at the Havana Bay which led to the outbreak of the Spanish-American War
  • 47. 
    Walled City of Manila where most Spaniards went into hiding after the Battle of Manila Bay
  • 48. 
    A Spanish colony in the West Indies which revolted against the Spanish authorities
  • 49. 
    The Malolos Congress was conceived by Mabini as
    • A. 

      An advisory body

    • B. 

      A legislative body

    • C. 

      A judicial body

  • 50. 
    The First Philippine Republic came to be called as
    • A. 

      Biak-na-Bato Republic

    • B. 

      Sakay Republic

    • C. 

      Malolos Republic

  • 51. 
    The Malolos Constitution was drafted based on the plan proposed by 
    • A. 

      Paterno

    • B. 

      Mabini

    • C. 

      Calderon

  • 52. 
    The most powerful branch of government under the Malolos Constitution was the 
    • A. 

      Legislature

    • B. 

      Executive

    • C. 

      Judiciary

  • 53. 
    The newspaper of the Malolos Republic came to be known as
    • A. 

      El Heraldo de la Revolucion

    • B. 

      La Independencia

    • C. 

      Del Superior Gobierno

  • 54. 
    Higher education under the First Philippine Republic was promoted through
    • A. 

      Burgos Institute

    • B. 

      University of Santo Tomas

    • C. 

      Literary University of the Philippines

  • 55. 
    McKinley's proclamation in which the US made clear its intention of imposing its sovereignty over the Philippines and also made clear the American intention of colonizing the Philippines is known as
  • 56. 
    Which of the following was the immediate cause of the outbreak of the War of Philippine Independence?
    • A. 

      San Juan Bridge Incident

    • B. 

      San Nicolas Bridge Incident

    • C. 

      Pasig River Incident

  • 57. 
    Luna's assassination was a big blow to the Filipino cause as it
    • A. 

      Led to a series of reverses on the part of the Filipino soldiers

    • B. 

      Made Aguinaldo decide to wage guerilla warfare against American soldiers

    • C. 

      Deprived the nation of an able military tactician in its great hour of need

  • 58. 
    The defender of La Loma who sacrificed his life during the war against the Americans was
    • A. 

      Tomas Mascardo

    • B. 

      Jose Torres Bugallon

    • C. 

      Justin Estrada

  • 59. 
    Gregorio del Pilar sacrificed his life in defense of Aguinaldo in the Battle of
    • A. 

      Tirad Pass

    • B. 

      Bagbag River

    • C. 

      Macabebe

    • D. 

      Montalban

  • 60. 
    Which island province in the Visayas offered to cooperate with the Americans during the Filipino-American War?
    • A. 

      Cebu

    • B. 

      Iloilo

    • C. 

      Negros

  • 61. 
    The American military officer whose life was sacrificed in the Battle of San Mateo was
    • A. 

      Major Bell

    • B. 

      Major General Lawton

    • C. 

      Colonel Stotsenberg

  • 62. 
    Bonifacio's Katipunan was revived by
    • A. 

      Luciano San Miguel

    • B. 

      Faustino Guillermo

    • C. 

      Julian Montalan

  • 63. 
    The last Filipino general to surrender to the Americans was
    • A. 

      Macario Sakay

    • B. 

      Simeon Ola

    • C. 

      Miguel Malvar

  • 64. 
    The capture of Aguinaldo was successfully undertaken by
    • A. 

      Arthur MacArthur

    • B. 

      Elwell Otis

    • C. 

      Frederick Funston

  • 65. 
    The Bates Treaty _______ Muslim resistance against the Americans during the Filipino-American War
    • A. 

      Heightened

    • B. 

      Neutralized

    • C. 

      Sustained

  • 66. 
    Who led the Filipinos in attacking the Americans in Balanggiga, Samar?
    • A. 

      Felipe Buencamino

    • B. 

      Pedro Sanchez

    • C. 

      Lazaro Segovia

  • 67. 
    Under the military government established by the Americans right after the surrender of Manila, the country was governed directly by the US President
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 68. 
    The last American military governor of the Philippines was
    • A. 

      Elwell Otis

    • B. 

      Arthur McArthur

    • C. 

      Wesley Merritt

  • 69. 
    The Spooner Amendment to the Army Appropriation Act became the basis for the establishment of
    • A. 

      Autonomous government

    • B. 

      Civil government in the Philippines

    • C. 

      Military rule

  • 70. 
    The abolition of the military government and the establishment of the civil government in the country was recommended by
    • A. 

      Schurman Commission

    • B. 

      Wood-Forbes Mission

    • C. 

      Taft Commission

  • 71. 
    The first American civil governor of the country was
    • A. 

      Henry Ide

    • B. 

      Joseph Smith

    • C. 

      William H. Taft

  • 72. 
    Taft became popular among Filipinos during his tenure of office because of his policy known as
    • A. 

      Filipino First

    • B. 

      Liberalism and Democracy

    • C. 

      Philippines for the Filipinos

  • 73. 
    The first American organic law for the Philippines was
    • A. 

      Jones Law

    • B. 

      Cooper Act / Philippine Deal of 1902

    • C. 

      Hare-Hawes-Cutting Law

  • 74. 
    Which of the following legislations made treasonable the advocacy of independence during the Filipino-American War?
    • A. 

      Sedition Law

    • B. 

      Reconcentration Law

    • C. 

      Brigandage Act

  • 75. 
    The first political party in the Philippines was the Federal Party
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 76. 
    The formal inauguration of the Philippine Assembly was held at the
    • A. 

      Malacanang Palace

    • B. 

      Grand Opera House

    • C. 

      Session hall of the Philippine Commission

  • 77. 
    Good working relationship between the executive and legislative branches of the American colonial government was fostered with Harrison's creation of
    • A. 

      Council of the State

    • B. 

      Council of Advisers to the Governor

    • C. 

      Council of Senior Government Officials

  • 78. 
    The Cabinet Crisis of 1923 took place during the tenure of Governor-General
    • A. 

      W. Cameron Forbes

    • B. 

      Leonard Wood

    • C. 

      James Smith

  • 79. 
    Jones Law of 1916 became popularly known in the Philippines as
    • A. 

      Philippine Independence Law

    • B. 

      Organic Act for the Philippines

    • C. 

      Philippine Autonomy Act

  • 80. 
    Young Filipinos who were sent to US as scholars of the government to pursue higher education were called
    • A. 

      Aficionados

    • B. 

      Comisionados

    • C. 

      Pensionados

  • 81. 
    Founder of the Union Obrera Democratica
  • 82. 
    The First Pontifex Maximus of the Philippine Independent Church
  • 83. 
    First Speaker of the Philippine Assembly
  • 84. 
    Founder of the Partido Federal
  • 85. 
  • 86. 
    Founder of the newspaper, The Tribune
  • 87. 
    First Filipino Chief Justice of the Supreme Court
  • 88. 
    First Filipino to head an executive department under the American colonial government
  • 89. 
    Founder of the Philippine Independent Church
  • 90. 
    Choose the answer that DOES NOT belong.  Universities established during the American Era:
    • A. 

      Centro Escolar University

    • B. 

      Siliman University

    • C. 

      Far Eastern University

    • D. 

      Philippine Women's University