How Well Do You Know Singapore Quiz

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Did you know that Singapore is amongst the 20 smallest countries in the world? Did you know that buildings in Singapore cannot be more than 280 meters in height? To learn more and test your existing knowledge about Singapore, get started with our online quiz.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    Singapore is an island country.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    Singapore is indeed an island country. It is located off the southern tip of the Malay Peninsula, separated from Malaysia by the Strait of Johor. The country consists of one main island and 62 smaller islets. Being surrounded by water on all sides, Singapore is considered an island nation.

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  • 2. 

    Singapore's total land is 647.2 square meters.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    Singapore's total land area is indeed 647.2 square kilometers, not square meters. This is a common mistake, as square kilometers and square meters are often confused. However, the correct answer is true because the statement is accurate.

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  • 3. 

    How many official languages are in Singapore?

    • A.

      4

    • B.

      3

    • C.

      2

    • D.

      1

    Correct Answer
    A. 4
    Explanation
    Singapore has four official languages: English, Malay, Mandarin, and Tamil. These languages are recognized and used in various official settings such as government institutions, education, and media. The multilingual policy reflects Singapore's diverse cultural heritage and promotes inclusivity among its multicultural population.

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  • 4. 

    How many national languages are in Singapore?

    • A.

      1

    • B.

      2

    • C.

      3

    • D.

      4

    Correct Answer
    A. 1
    Explanation
    Singapore has one national language, which is Malay. While English, Mandarin Chinese, Tamil, and Malay are all official languages, Malay is the national language. This means that it is the language used for national symbols, such as the national anthem and the pledge, and it is also the language used for government communication and official documents.

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  • 5. 

    How many concerns are in education system?

    • A.

      2

    • B.

      1

    • C.

      Option 3

    • D.

      Option 4

    Correct Answer
    A. 2
  • 6. 

    The very first teachers in Singapore were native speakers.

    • A.

      Ture

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. Ture
    Explanation
    The statement is true because the very first teachers in Singapore were indeed native speakers. This is likely because in the early years of education in Singapore, the focus was on teaching the local language and culture to the students. Therefore, it would make sense for the teachers to be native speakers who were well-versed in the language and culture of Singapore.

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  • 7. 

    Before 1770, Singapore couldn't publish the text books.

    • A.

      Ture

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. Ture
    Explanation
    Before 1770, Singapore was under the control of various foreign powers and did not have a centralized education system. Therefore, it is likely that Singapore did not have the capability to publish textbooks during this time period.

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  • 8. 

    There weren't any expertise who had enough abilities to write English textbooks.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    The explanation for the given correct answer is that there were no experts available who possessed the necessary skills and abilities to write English textbooks. This implies that the lack of expertise in the field resulted in the absence of suitable individuals who could fulfill this task. Therefore, the statement is true as it indicates the non-existence of qualified individuals for writing English textbooks.

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  • 9. 

    The late 1960, Singapore could publish textbooks.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    In the late 1960s, Singapore was able to publish textbooks.

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  • 10. 

    The two concerns are literacy development and sociocultural skill.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    The statement is true because literacy development and sociocultural skill are indeed two concerns that are often addressed in education. Literacy development refers to the acquisition of reading and writing skills, which are crucial for academic success and communication. Sociocultural skill, on the other hand, refers to the ability to navigate and interact effectively in a diverse society, understanding different cultural norms and perspectives. Both of these concerns are important for individuals to thrive in their personal and professional lives, making the statement true.

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