Pre-colonial Period

10 Questions
History Quizzes & Trivia

In this quiz on pre-historical Philippines, including the achievements covered by prehistory and early history of the Philippines archipelago and its inhabitants, answer questions on lifestyle, women, trading, government, system, the timawa and more. Good luck!

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    1. The pre-colonial period was characterized by shared lifestyle, values and belief system.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    2. Women were regarded highly during the pre-colonial period
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    3. Trading among neighbors was limited to the Southeast Asian region during this period.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    4. The sultanate government adhered to Islamic practices and traditions during the pre-colonial period.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    5. The Philippines was already a single political unit during the pre-colonial period.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    6. The trial by ordeal as a judicial system was a test of faith of the accused instead of evidence.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    7. A monarchical system of government was already established before the arrival of the Western colonizers.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    8. Our limited knowledge of our pre-colonial past was due to the absence of a system of writing.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    9. The timawa was the lowest social class during the pre-colonial period.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    10. Gold artifacts dating to 10th century AD strengthens our claim that we had a rich and sophisticated culture.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False