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The History of Singapore

written by: daspletosaurus
 
This quiz tests your knowledge of Singapore.

Question 1:


Who is considered the founder of modern Singapore?
Orang Laut
Thomas Raffles
None of these
Charles Darwin

Question 2:


When did Singapore become a British crown colony?
1867
1945
1926
1819

Question 3:


By 1900, Singapore had a population of nearly how many residents?
80,792
120,000
90,000
200,000

Question 4:


In 1926, Singapore, Penang, and this settlement were combined to form the Straits Settlements.
Britain
Malaysia
Malacca
None of these

Question 5:


How long did the fight for Singapore last during WWII?
7 months
1 year
6 days
4 months

Question 6:


What was Singapore renamed to during the Japanese occupation (1942-1945)?
Singapore was not renamed by the Japanese.
Syonan-to
Changi
Pu-Lou Chung

Question 7:


Singapore created a constitution on June 3, 1959 after achieving full internal self-government.
False
True

Question 8:


Who was Singapore's first prime minister?
Goh Chock Tong
Lee Kwan Yew
Lee Hsien Loong
None of these

Question 9:


How long did Lee Kwan Yew serve as prime minister of Singapore?
8 years
5 years
25 years
10 years

Question 10:


In 1963, Singapore became part of Malaysia.
True
False

 


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