Philippine History Quizzes & Trivia

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This is a comprehensive practice exam for a Philippine History book. It should show you the areas that you need to study more on. This test consists of up to 90 important questions. So, sit relaxed and take your time and good...

Questions: 90  |  Attempts: 14668   |  Last updated: Nov 27, 2019
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    Which of the following was not a reform sought from the Spanish government by the propagandists?

The Philippines was named in honor of King Philip II of Spain. The people that inhabit this place have a very interesting culture some not forgotten from the olden days. How conversant are you with their great history and...

Questions: 10  |  Attempts: 9527   |  Last updated: Jun 11, 2020
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    How many ships did Ferdinand Magellan use during his voyage that eventually found the Philippines?

This is a comprehensive practice exam for Chapters 6-10 of the Philippine History book.  This test DOES NOT include the enumeration lists such as "Aims of La Liga Filipina" or "Important Provisions of the Pact...

Questions: 90  |  Attempts: 1903   |  Last updated: Jan 15, 2019
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    Which of the following was not a reform sought from the Spanish government by the propagandists?

The traditional culture of the Philippines is heavily influenced by the traditions of the indigenous Austronesian people. It is nowadays considered the most westernized country in southern Asia but its history traces back to...

Questions: 13  |  Attempts: 1564   |  Last updated: Oct 18, 2018

Also known as the Tagalog War, the Philippine Revolution was a revolution and eventual conflict that came about between the Philippines and the Kingdom of Spain, resulting in the Philippines becoming a republic. What do you...

Questions: 5  |  Attempts: 4473   |  Last updated: Apr 30, 2019
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    Who was the founder of the KKK?

Philippine History Questions & Answers


What was the main reason behind the failure of the reform movement?
The failure of the reform stemmed from the fact that the friars were not able to do counter attacks. They were also so preoccupied with their own problems that they did not give a lot of attention to other things that mattered. There are a lot of ref
Why was Antonio Luna's assassination such a big blow to the Philippines?
Antonio Luna was a man who was well-known in the Philippines because of his excellent skills as an army general. He fought in the Philippine-American War. This war took place for three years from 1899 to 1902. This was one of the most important war f
What was the alleged cause of the discovery of the Katipunan?
It is true that the Spanish were already informed ahead of time about the possible rebellion of the Filipinos against the Spaniards. The Spanish soldiers did not believe the priest. It was only confirmed when Patino, a Filipino confirmed the various
Who was the defender of La Loma who sacrificed his life during the war against the Americans?
B is the answer to this question. José Torres Bugallón is a Filipino. He was a military officer who fought during the Philippine-American War and the Philippine Revolution. He is considered to be the hero during the Battle of La Loma pr
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