Statistics for History of the Philippines

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  • This quiz has been taken 1,494 times
  • The average score is 13 of 20

Answer Stats

QuestionAnswer% Correct
What European country colonized the Philippines?Spain
96%
What country occupied the Philippines in 1942?Japan
92%
What Portuguese explorer was the first European to reach to the Philippines
and died in the in 1521?
Ferdinand Magellan
89%
What Philippine boxer has been the only eight-division world champion in the
history of boxing?
Manny Pacquiao
89%
What WWII general famously promised to return to the Philippines?Douglas MacArthur
83%
What country did the Philippines war against between 1899–1902?United States
82%
What type of natural disaster struck the Philippines in 2013?Typhoon
80%
What former first lady and known to be a shoe collector and imported giraffes?Imelda Marcos
78%
What president has been criticized by United Nations human rights experts that
extrajudicial killings had increased since his election in 2016?
Rodrigo Duterte
75%
On which of the islands of the Philippines did he die in 1521?Cebu
73%
What is the name of the volcano that erupted in 1991?Mount Pinatubo
72%
Who was the president of the Philippines during World War II?
(Hint: The most populous city in Metro Milan is named after him)
Manuel L. Quezon
66%
After what saint is the university with the oldest extant university charter in the
Philippines and in Asia named?
Santo {Tomas}
52%
What regional organization was founded by the Philippines, Indonesia, Malaysia,
Singapore and Thailand in 1976?
ASEAN
51%
What short singer recorded "Pyramid" and appeared on "Glee"?Charice
39%
In what city has the vigilante group of DDS supposedly been active since the 1990s?Davao
39%
By what boxer was Joe Frazier defeated in October 1, 1975 in Manila?Muhammad Ali
37%
What has famously been illegal in the Philippines since 1950?
(It is the only country where it is illegal besides Vatican City)
Divorce
34%
What nickname was given to the final match they fought?{Thrilla} in Manila
25%
On what island did the above land on when he first arrived?Samar
22%

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