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Filipino Trivia Quiz

The Philippines is an archipelago of 7,107 islands, the Philippines stretches from the south of China to the northern tip of Borneo. The country has over a hundred ethnic groups and a mixture of foreign influences which have molded a unique Filipino culture. The Philippines has a rich and fascinating history, bless with beautiful places to explore and friendly and hospitable people.

This collection of trivia quiz has a wide range of topics such as history, geography and general knowledge about the Philippines. If you have visited the Philippines or have a Filipino ancestry, you may also like to try answering some of the questions. Good Luck.


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Filipino Trivia Quiz - Set 1

For each question, choose the best answer. The answer key is below.

  1. Which Filipino boxer is known for his nickname "Pac-Man"?
    • Manny Pacquiao
    • Flash Elorde
    • Diosdado Posadas
  2. What is the color of the 1,000 peso bill?
    • Green
    • Blue
    • Orange
  3. What is the national flower of the Philippines?
    • Ilang-Ilang
    • Rosal
    • Sampaguita
  4. Where in Manila can you find the San Agustin Church?
    • Malate
    • Intramuros
    • Sampaloc
  5. Pahiyas is a festival celebrated every May in which town in Quezon province?
    • Lucban
    • Atimonan
    • Aurora
  6. Who wrote the novel Florante at Laura?
    • Huseng Batute
    • Francisco Balagtas
    • Apolinario Mabini
  7. Which city is known as the Shoe capital of the Philippines?
    • Marikina
    • Makati
    • Manila
  8. Who said this immortal words A Filipino is worth dying for ?
    • Benigno "Ninoy" Aquino
    • Emilio Aguinaldo
    • Juna Luna
  9. What is the original name of LunetaPark?
    • Lumang Bayan
    • Bagumbayan
    • Escolta
  10. What is the title of the Philippine National Anthem?
    • Bayang Magiliw
    • Perlas Ng Silanganan
    • Lupang Hinirang

Answer Key

  1. Manny Pacquiao
  2. Blue
  3. Sampaguita
  4. Intramuros
  5. Lucban
  6. Francisco Balagtas
  7. Marikina
  8. Benigno "Ninoy" Aquino
  9. Bagumbayan
  10. Lupang Hinirang

Interpreting Your Score

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If you got between 4 and 6 correct answers: Not Bad!

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If you got 9 correct answers: Excellent

If you got 10 correct answers: Congratulations!

Filipino Trivia Quiz - Set 2

For each question, choose the best answer. The answer key is below.

  1. Which city is known as the Walled City
    • Malolos
    • Intramuros
    • Makati
  2. Which country occupied the Philippines during World War II?
    • Spain
    • Japan
    • America
  3. Philippines Independence Day is celebrated on what date?
    • 12th June
    • 12th July
    • 04th July
  4. The Bataan Death March took place in what year?
    • 1942
    • 1945
    • 1944
  5. Who was known as the "Hero of Tirad Pass"?
    • Gregorio del Pilar
    • Andres bonifacio
    • Marcelo H del Pilar
  6. In what year did the Portuguese explorer Ferdinand Magellan arrived in the shores of Philippines ?
    • 1621
    • 1520
    • 1521
  7. Mayon Volcano is located in which province?
    • Camarines Norte
    • Albay
    • Sorsogon
  8. Who was the first Filipina to win the Miss International beauty title in1964?
    • Gemma Cruz
    • Melanie Marquez
    • Aurora Pijuan
  9. Gloria Diaz won the Miss Universe contest in what year?
    • 1970
    • 1969
    • 1968
  10. What pen name did Marcelo H del Pilar used in his writings?
    • Di Kilala
    • Dimasalang
    • Plaridel

Answer Key

  1. Intramuros
  2. Japan
  3. 12th June
  4. 1942
  5. Gregorio del Pilar
  6. 1521
  7. Albay
  8. Gemma Cruz
  9. 1969
  10. Plaridel

What is the difference between a tricycle and a pedicab?

Tricycle is a motorcycle with a sidecar.

Tricycle is a motorcycle with a sidecar.

A Pedicab is a bicycle with a sidecar.

A Pedicab is a bicycle with a sidecar.

Filipino Trivia Quiz -Set 3

For each question, choose the best answer. The answer key is below.

  1. What currency is use in the Philippines?
    • Dollar
    • Lira
    • Peso
  2. Who was the first and only Filipino to have been awarded the Pulitzer Prize?
    • Corazon Aquino
    • Carlos P. Romulo
    • Fernando Amorsolo
  3. What is the residence of the President of the Philippines popularly called?
    • Malacanang Palace
    • Coconut Palace
    • Mansion House
  4. Who was the first U.S. civilian governor-general appointed in the Philippines from 1901-1904 ?
    • Luke Edward Wright
    • William H. Taft
    • Newton W. Gilbert
  5. The acronym CALABARZON are ____Laguna, Batangas, Rizal, Quezon
    • Cagayan
    • Catanduanes
    • Cavite
  6. What are the colors of the Philippine flag?
    • white, red and blue
    • orange, red, blue
    • yellow, blue, white
  7. What festival is celebrated in Kalibo, Aklan during the month of January?
    • Ati-atihan Festival
    • Dinagyang Festival
    • Sinulog Festival
  8. In what province can you find the Barasoain church?
    • Pampanga
    • Bulacan
    • Batangas
  9. What is the pen name of Nick Joaquin ?
    • Juan Tagalog
    • Huseng Sisiw
    • Quijano de Manila
  10. Who is the 15th president of the Philippines?
    • Benigno Nonoy Aquino
    • Joseph Estrada
    • Gloria Macapagal Arroyo

Answer Key

  1. Peso
  2. Carlos P. Romulo
  3. Malacanang Palace
  4. William H. Taft
  5. Cavite
  6. white, red and blue
  7. Ati-atihan Festival
  8. Bulacan
  9. Quijano de Manila
  10. Benigno Nonoy Aquino

Tapsilog and Longsilog

TAPSILOG = tapa + sinangag + itlog

TAPSILOG = tapa + sinangag + itlog

LONGSILOG = longanisa + sinangag + itlog

LONGSILOG = longanisa + sinangag + itlog

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micah on May 18, 2012:

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maffy on May 04, 2012:

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chaiam on April 01, 2012:

nice one

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those trivia and question help me to share in my classmates on my report..

jk_baby on March 12, 2012:

thanks a lot!

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Richelle on March 11, 2012:

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casumpang on March 06, 2012:

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Ivy on March 02, 2012:

tch. you make it sound so easy.

jolina :DD on February 29, 2012:

Astig. Perfect. Dali lang kasi eh. :D

Kakaiba ata ang PINOY !

elysa on February 17, 2012:

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ginalyn on February 02, 2012:

nice.. challenging..

dave on January 31, 2012:

weiw, maybe others may retake the quiz just to got a perfect score. but me, im telling the truth that im honest but how about the others? do you think that they told the truth like me?

indeed, the quiz is quite easy..heheheheheh.

marj on January 23, 2012:

ayos ang mga questions,,,,,, kaso ang dali-dali lng pwede pki hirapan nmn kahit konte!!!! paara mas ma-enjoy nmn namin

kingston on January 13, 2012:

wala ba yung about vigan???

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CORNY kaayo

khateskhie on January 11, 2012:

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irish on January 08, 2012:

ahh perfect!!!

kia on January 03, 2012:

masaya ang dali

madelaine on January 01, 2012:

masaya pero medyo mahirap

jayvee on January 01, 2012:

weak ndi ako pinawisan... :D

lynnex_143 on December 02, 2011:

8 helps u to refresh ur mind and learn some more information about the history of our country it is very useful.....

aj on November 30, 2011:

omg....im still good at hekasi...lol...ahhaha...one more trivia please...

precillas on November 30, 2011:

very interesting for me.

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this is good... people could know our history or everythiing about our country \... keep it up... make more question ...that can really reflect our culture, traditon and our beautiful country ....Philippines.. MABUHAY!

jeff on November 08, 2011:

ang dadali ng tanong hirap hirapan nyo naman,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,

KING on November 08, 2011:

GALING GALING ^_^

lhermz on November 06, 2011:

another trivia please!!!

tiffany on October 26, 2011:

nice

DoT.|^Jmes on October 24, 2011:

100%.. Pinoy

ronald on October 18, 2011:

super easy...

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e- on October 17, 2011:

wonderful question!

epa73503 on October 17, 2011:

ay magagamit ko to sa review ko,..

sophia on October 14, 2011:

gusto ko pa mag quiz!! :))

Reuben on October 05, 2011:

@Ariel - Intramuros is not a city at the present time but Intramuros is called the walled city because during the colonization of spain here in the philippines intramuros is the city of Manila itself, it is proclaimed as Insigne y siempre leal Ciudad de Manila or Distinguished and ever loyal city of Manila by M.L de Legaspi

marivic on October 04, 2011:

nice,,,,,,,,

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aN cuTE hEheh..pinOy n pinOY!!!

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ang dali-dali naman!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

(^^^)

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i love it!!!!!!!!!

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its so cool!

cheng(escobar)-cindrick on September 10, 2011:

haha 100 ako sa 1-3 quizez galing ko

sheen padawan on September 06, 2011:

90% good for meh....

Ariel on August 27, 2011:

How come Intramuros became a city? OMG...

rissy01 on August 23, 2011:

that was so great!!!!

renz agustin on August 03, 2011:

I got 100% in all tivia quiz set! post more challenging tivia!..

HJ SONTILLANO on July 29, 2011:

nice!

eUGENE on July 04, 2011:

WHAT A QUIZ.. I ONLY GOT 90% ON FIRST TWO QUIZZES..

rian on June 05, 2011:

mas pagandahin sana

zoozli from usa on April 01, 2011:

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dodo on April 01, 2011:

more trivia

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jm on March 15, 2011:

galing

machiel on March 03, 2011:

I like this! but you should enhance the interface more like an interactive tool. thanks...more power!!!

khelen on February 21, 2011:

set 3 no. 2 answer is baybayin

Prince on January 26, 2011:

Pinoy na pinoy. \m/

sheera abobo on December 29, 2010:

its nice,execiting,and fun!!!!!!!!! i love it!!!! so much!!!!!!!!!!

ken on November 28, 2010:

I got 90% Boohoo.

michelle on November 02, 2010:

i got 100 percent....

michelle on November 02, 2010:

wow...thats nice quizz......

blubbergurl on October 20, 2010:

its very easy

brrrr0 on October 14, 2010:

it's really good i really appreciate it.it really helps me :D

princess gacuma on October 10, 2010:

we love your question about philippine history

errorsomi on October 07, 2010:

Great job!

Janice Bayoyos on October 06, 2010:

We love your question about philippine history..........

It is so nice!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!................

elmer manaid on October 06, 2010:

the answer to the question on quiz 3 regarding the earliest form of filipino writing should be BAYBAYIN alibata is a common misconception. check your facts ;o)

denden on October 06, 2010:

history is so cool once you get to learn abouit it..........

adorababy from Syracuse, NY on July 04, 2010:

For a while you got me hooked there. Filipinos should be able to answer these trivias like a walk in the park.

Joey O. on June 24, 2010:

Great! learned so much about my own country. more pls..

ACEA on June 16, 2010:

HI YOU'VE DONE A GREAT JOB,KC D TRUTH IS MADALE NGA PERO MDMENG PINOY ANG NDI NKKAALAM DIBA...NICE JOB...TNX..

Mario on April 15, 2010:

Truly nationalistic. Dapat lang palaganapin ang kaalaman sa ating sariling bansa. Mabuhay!

JemDfree Xii on March 28, 2010:

I think the answer to the question where is the 'pahiyas' festival celebrated is wrong. Its 'LUCBAN' not Luban.

juris91 on March 28, 2010:

the quiz is quite challenging.good job:)

jerryan on March 23, 2010:

can you give more trivia questions?

JOSE RIZAL on March 22, 2010:

haha nice it help a lots...keep it up!

faipao on March 21, 2010:

nice...hehehehe....i like it...good job...

Apple Gem D. de Jesus on March 07, 2010:

I got 100, It is very hard pero I do my best my wish is sana i got 100 score in test in school or exam, this is my wish

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agnes on January 09, 2010:

can you make HTML quiz..

amier on December 09, 2009:

i got 100%...........after i tried 3 times hehehe joke twice lang bitaw sorry sa dili ka understand bisaya ako

golda on December 07, 2009:

kindly change the trivia to make it more exciting

golda on December 07, 2009:

it was a great trivia yet fun

nice-gurl on December 01, 2009:

change the quizzes every time we retry

emievil from Philippines on November 26, 2009:

I got 90% too :). Was confused over the two del Pilars in one of the questions, tricky! I enjoy this quiz MM. More! More!

R.G. San Ramon on November 26, 2009:

Ahaha! I got 90%! I didn't know about Gemma Cruz (I thought it was Melanie Marquez). Oh well, at least I was not born then, so I have an excuse. :P But thanks for this hub, I realized I do have great recall when it comes to dates. :D

nicoledward on November 24, 2009:

hi..

i myself enjoy this quiz...

truly,

nicoledward..

lzm on November 24, 2009:

wow challenging na ka pass kami,it was fun by the way,i did'ntthought that learning could so much fun

gl on November 24, 2009:

wow challenging

Ireno Alcala from Bicol, Philippines on October 22, 2009:

Thank you, MM del Rosario for this hub about our national identities as Filipinos. Mabuhay!!!

KENNETH & STARLIE on October 20, 2009:

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nick071438 from City of Catbalogan, W, Samar, Philippines on September 21, 2009:

Laurels for producing and publishing an important hub like this. I was truly touch reading historical facts about the Philippines. I urge you to produce and publish more for the benefits of young Filipino generations to come as well as for the world at large to relish.