Philippines: Pinoy Trivia Quiz

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Philippines: Pinoy Trivia Quiz

In this quiz, we’ll be analyzing the culture of the Philippines and Filipino people, who are often informally referred to as the “Pinoy. ” What can you tell us about these unique people and their way of life?


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    • A. 

      Malolos

    • B. 

      Intramurous

    • C. 

      Makati

  • 2. 
    Which country occupied the Philippines during World War II?
    • A. 

      German

    • B. 

      America

    • C. 

      Japan

  • 3. 
    Philippines Independence Day is celebrated on what date?
    • A. 

      June 12

    • B. 

      Dec 25

    • C. 

      July 11

  • 4. 
    The Bataan Death March took place in what year?
    • A. 

      1890

    • B. 

      1942

    • C. 

      1950

  • 5. 
    Who was known as the "Hero of Tirad Pass?"
    • A. 

      Gregorio Del Pilar

    • B. 

      Andress Bonifacio

    • C. 

      Dr. Jose Rizal

  • 6. 
    In what year did the Portuguese explorer Ferdinand Magellan arrive in the shores of Philippines?
    • A. 

      1521

    • B. 

      1420

    • C. 

      1621

  • 7. 
    Mayon Volcano is located in which province?
    • A. 

      Cagayan

    • B. 

      Albay

    • C. 

      Zambales

  • 8. 
    Who was the first Filipina to win the Miss International beauty title in 1964?
    • A. 

      Margarita Moran

    • B. 

      Gloria Diaz

    • C. 

      Gemma Cruz

  • 9. 
    Gloria Diaz won the Miss Universe contest in what year?
    • A. 

      1969

    • B. 

      1970

    • C. 

      1965

  • 10. 
    What pen name did Marcelo H del Pilar use in his writings?
    • A. 

      Plaridel

    • B. 

      Parker

    • C. 

      Mongol

  • 11. 
    Which Filipino boxer is known for his nickname “Pac-Man?”
    • A. 

      Efren "batä" Reyes

    • B. 

      Manny Pacquiao

    • C. 

      Penalosa

  • 12. 
    Who said this immortal words “A Filipino is worth dying for?” 
    • A. 

      Ninoy Aquino

    • B. 

      Diosdado Macapagal

    • C. 

      Emilio Jacinto

  • 13. 
    What is a fertilized duck egg called?
    • A. 

      Balut

    • B. 

      Tukneneng

    • C. 

      Itlog

  • 14. 
    • A. 

      National Movement Free Election

    • B. 

      National Citizen's Movement for free Elections

    • C. 

      Non of the above

  • 15. 
    What is the original name of Luneta park?
    • A. 

      LunetaPark

    • B. 

      Bagumbayan

    • C. 

      Pook Pasyalan

  • 16. 
    What are the provinces that consist of the acronym CALABARZON? (Name them)
    • A. 

      Cagayan, Landusan,Baguio, Romblon, Quinaguitman

    • B. 

      Cavite, Laguna, Batangas, Rizal, Quezon

    • C. 

      Capiz, Langob, Bohol, Rosario,Quirhat

  • 17. 
    Mt Pinatubo is located in the province of Luzon at the intersection of the borders of the provinces of Zambales, Tarlac, and ______.
    • A. 

      Pampanga

    • B. 

      Lapaz

    • C. 

      Nueva Ecija

  • 18. 
    Where in Manila can you find the San Agustin Church?
    • A. 

      Intramuros

    • B. 

      Metro Manila

    • C. 

      Batangas

  • 19. 
    “Pahiyas” is a festival celebrated every May in which town in Quezon province?
    • A. 

      Luban

    • B. 

      Laoag

    • C. 

      Palawan

  • 20. 
    What is the residence of the President of the Philippines popularly called?
    • A. 

      Presidential Palace

    • B. 

      Malacañang Palace

    • C. 

      White House