Spanish Colonial Rule

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This is a quiz on Spanish colonial rule in the Philippines.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    1. Which of the following was NOT a reason for Spain's rule in the Philippines?
    • A. 

      A. cultural development

    • B. 

      B. acquisition of resources

    • C. 

      C. spread of Christianity

    • D. 

      D. territorial expansion

  • 2. 
    2. Who re-discovered the Philippines and proved that the world was round?
    • A. 

      A. Vasco de Gama

    • B. 

      B. Christopher Columbus

    • C. 

      C. King Philip

    • D. 

      D. Ferdinand Magellan

  • 3. 
    3. Who established Spanish colonial rule in the Philippines?
    • A. 

      A. Miguel Lopez de Legazpi

    • B. 

      B. Carlos Maria dela Torre

    • C. 

      C. Andres de Urdaneta

    • D. 

      D. Ferdinand Magellan

  • 4. 
    4. Which of the following was NOT among the repressive policies that was enforced during the Spanish period?
    • A. 

      A. Fiestas

    • B. 

      B. Polo y Servicios

    • C. 

      C. Bandala

    • D. 

      D. Cedula

  • 5. 
    5. What economic policy imposed by Spain on the Indios that requires them to do forced labor?
    • A. 

      A. tribute

    • B. 

      B. polo y servicios

    • C. 

      C. bandala

    • D. 

      D. cedula

  • 6. 
    6. Who were Spaniards born in the Philippines?
    • A. 

      A. creoles

    • B. 

      B. peninsulares

    • C. 

      C. ilustrados

    • D. 

      D. sangleys

  • 7. 
    7. Which of the following was NOT part of the goods that were traded during the Manila-Acapulco galleon trade?
    • A. 

      A. gold

    • B. 

      B. silver

    • C. 

      C. silk

    • D. 

      D. sugar

  • 8. 
    8. Which of the following was NOT a function of the state during the Spanish period?
    • A. 

      A. provide peace and order

    • B. 

      B. protect the Spanish monarchy

    • C. 

      C. defend the Catholic region

    • D. 

      D. protect the ancestral lands of the Indios

  • 9. 
    9. What social class developed the consciousness of the Filipinos to fight Spain?
    • A. 

      A. mestizos de EspaƱa

    • B. 

      B. principalia

    • C. 

      C. mestizos de sangleys

    • D. 

      D. ilustrados

  • 10. 
    10. Whose death ignited the Philippine revolution of 1896?
    • A. 

      A. Andres Bonifacio

    • B. 

      B. Gomburza

    • C. 

      C. Diego Silang

    • D. 

      D. Jose Rizal