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A short quiz on the different countries and continents across the world.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    What is the laregst continent in the world?

    • A.

      Asia

    • B.

      Europe

    • C.

      Sount America

    • D.

      North America

    Correct Answer
    A. Asia
    Explanation
    Asia is the largest continent in the world based on both land area and population. It covers a vast area of the Earth's surface, spanning over 17 million square miles. It is home to a diverse range of cultures, languages, and landscapes. With countries like China, India, Russia, and Indonesia, Asia has the highest population of any continent, making it the largest in terms of both size and population.

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  • 2. 

    The American influence is very evident in the Philippines and its fast food culture is evident in many towns and cities. Which is the most popular fast food chain in the country?

    • A.

      Jollibee

    • B.

      Fairwood

    • C.

      Wendy's

    • D.

      McDonald's

    Correct Answer
    A. Jollibee
    Explanation
    The most popular fast food chain in the Philippines is Jollibee. This is because Jollibee is a homegrown Filipino brand that has successfully competed with international fast food chains. Jollibee offers a unique menu that caters to Filipino tastes, with dishes like Chickenjoy and Jolly Spaghetti being popular among locals. The brand has also successfully marketed itself as a family-friendly and affordable option, making it a favorite among Filipinos of all ages.

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  • 3. 

    Which ruler was the Philippines named after?

    • A.

      King Philip the Third of Spain

    • B.

      King Philip the First of Spain

    • C.

      King Philip the Second of Spain

    • D.

      Queen Philippa of Holland

    Correct Answer
    C. King Philip the Second of Spain
    Explanation
    The Philippines was named after King Philip the Second of Spain. This is because during the Spanish colonization of the Philippines in the 16th century, King Philip II was the reigning monarch of Spain. He commissioned several expeditions to the Philippines, and the country was eventually named in his honor.

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  • 4. 

    Magellan attempted to sail around the world but was killed in the Philippines. Who led the men who killed him?

    • A.

      Araw Araw

    • B.

      Mahal

    • C.

      Mundo Mundo

    • D.

      Lapu Lapu

    Correct Answer
    D. Lapu Lapu
    Explanation
    Lapu Lapu led the men who killed Magellan in the Philippines.

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  • 5. 

    One of the Philippines delicacies is called balut. What is balut?

    • A.

      Raw milk fish

    • B.

      Dog

    • C.

      Monkey brains

    • D.

      A partially formed duck egg

    Correct Answer
    D. A partially formed duck egg
    Explanation
    Balut is a popular delicacy in the Philippines that consists of a partially formed duck egg. It is typically boiled and eaten directly from the shell. The egg contains a partially developed embryo, which is considered the highlight of the dish. Balut is often enjoyed as a street food and is known for its unique taste and texture.

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  • 6. 

    What is the national language of the Philippines?

    • A.

      Visayan

    • B.

      Ilocano

    • C.

      Cebuano

    • D.

      Filipino

    Correct Answer
    D. Filipino
    Explanation
    Filipino is the national language of the Philippines. It is based on Tagalog, the language spoken in the capital city of Manila and its surrounding provinces. Filipino is the official language of the country and is taught in schools. It is also used in government, media, and business. While there are other regional languages spoken in the Philippines, Filipino serves as a unifying language for the diverse population of the country.

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  • 7. 

    It is possible to find a multitude of different cuisines in the Philippines as they have adapted many dishes from China, Spain, America etc. The food is usually contained in a covered pot and sold by vendors, you lift the lid and point to the food you want to eat. What is the name of this kind of stall?

    • A.

      Sip-Sip

    • B.

      Ihaw-Ihaw

    • C.

      Turo-Turo

    • D.

      Araw-Araw

    Correct Answer
    C. Turo-Turo
    Explanation
    Turo-Turo is the correct answer for this question. Turo-Turo is the name of the kind of stall in the Philippines where the food is usually contained in a covered pot and sold by vendors. Customers can lift the lid and point to the food they want to eat. This style of food stall allows customers to choose from a variety of dishes, which may include cuisines adapted from China, Spain, America, and more.

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  • 8. 

    President Marcos, one of the more colourful politicians in the Philippines was removed from power in 1986. Where did he spend his last days before dying in 1989?

    • A.

      New York

    • B.

      San Francisco

    • C.

      Los Angeles

    • D.

      Hawaii

    Correct Answer
    D. Hawaii
    Explanation
    President Marcos spent his last days before dying in 1989 in Hawaii.

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  • 9. 

     What is the name of the palace that Imelda Marcos built for the visit of Pope John Paul the Second in 1981?

    • A.

      The Jewelled Palace

    • B.

      The Marble Palace

    • C.

      The Coconut Palace

    • D.

      The Sampaguita Palace

    Correct Answer
    C. The Coconut Palace
    Explanation
    The Coconut Palace is the correct answer because it is the name of the palace that Imelda Marcos built for the visit of Pope John Paul the Second in 1981.

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  • 10. 

    Body language is very important in the Philippines. When you are talking to somebody, they raise their eyebrows. What does this gesture signify?

    • A.

      Yes

    • B.

      Surprise

    • C.

      No

    • D.

      Maybe

    Correct Answer
    A. Yes
    Explanation
    Raising eyebrows in the Philippines signifies agreement or affirmation. It is a non-verbal way of saying "yes" or expressing agreement with what is being said. This gesture is commonly used during conversations as a way to show understanding and agreement with the speaker.

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