Ultimate Philippines Country Quiz (Update 2)

After a few weeks, I've decided to update it again! (wow) Two new categories, and about 10-15 new questions! Always feel free to point out any discrepancies or mistakes, suggest questions, delete questions, and more! Update no. 3 coming soon! My goal is to get to about 100 questions in 10 updates or less.
Scroll down to view all the questions. Update 2 was hard work in terms of thinking of questions and answers. Lol
Update description: Time limit +5 mins, +10 questions, updated category titles, Famous People category (WIP), Filipino-English Translation category, better header cell looks.
Contact me for discrepancies or suggestions in the comments.
Quiz by Kirboi
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Last updated: May 10, 2022
First submittedApril 5, 2022
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Government and History
Type of government
Republic
Take a wild guess.
What is the official name of the Philippines?
Republic of the
Philippines
The Philippines celebrates its Independence Day on June 12, 1898, but that was the one from Spain.
Guess...
When was the independence of the Philippines from America?
July 4, 1946
What tribe did Lapu-Lapu lead when he killed Magellan?
Mactan
This naval battle named after an island's gulf was the worst naval defeat of Japan.
They lost: all of their carriers, 3 battleships, 10 cruisers, and 11 destroyers.
Battle of Leyte Gulf
 
Internal Conflicts, Wars, Foreign Relations, Disputes, etc.
The closest country excluding Malaysia
Taiwan
This is the closest country to the Philippines on the Asian mainland, excluding Malaysia
China
This island chain is disputed between Vietnam, China and Taiwan, and is close to the Philippines
Paracel Islands
This island chain is disputed between 6 countries
Spratly Islands
This region is disputed between Malaysia and the Philippines
Sabah
These Islamic separatists have been causing trouble for about 30 years or so.
Moro Islamic Liberation Front
The reason why Sabah is claimed by the Philippines is because this sultanate owned it.
(Hint: name of a Philippine province)
Sulu
 
National symbols
What is the Philippines' second official animal, which is said to have originated there?
Water carabao
This eagle is also known as the monkey-eating eagle.
Philippine eagle
This is the national clothing.
Barong Tagalog
 
Foodstuffs!
The Philippines produces the second most...
Coconuts
A method of cooking pork, usually cooking it in soy sauce and vinegar,
the country's national dish
Adobo
A type of roasted pig, roasted on a stick that turns over a fire, usually served on special occasions
Lechon
This soup is a sour soup, usually included with tamarind.
Guavas can be added to make a variation of this, and the meat of choice is usually pork.
Sinigang
They also call this fish "Lapu-lapu".
Grouper
Kamaru is a dish that involves these insects.
Crickets
 
Famous People (Work in Progress/WIP)
This dictator ruled the Philippines for 21 years.
Ferdinand Marcos
 
Filipino-English Translation!
Filipino
English Translation
Oo
Yes
Hindi
No
Salamat
Thanks/Thank you
Ako
I
Ikaw
You
Largest Cities
Quezon City
Manila
Cebu City
Davao City
 
Largest Islands
Luzon
Mindanao
Samar
Negros
Palawan
 
Colors on the Flag
Blue
White
Red
Yellow
 
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