Malaysia's Independence Day
  • 1. When is Malaysia's Independence Day celebrated?
A) August 31
B) December 25
C) September 16
D) July 4
  • 2. In which year did Malaysia gain independence?
A) 1957
B) 1970
C) 1945
D) 1963
  • 3. Who was the first Prime Minister of Malaysia after independence?
A) Abdullah Badawi
B) Tunku Abdul Rahman
C) Mahathir Mohamad
D) Najib Razak
  • 4. Which British monarch granted independence to Malaysia?
A) Queen Victoria
B) King Edward VIII
C) Queen Elizabeth II
D) King George VI
  • 5. What does 'Merdeka' mean in Malay?
A) Independence
B) Celebration
C) Freedom
D) Unity
  • 6. What colors are on the Malaysian flag?
A) Green, Yellow, Black, and Red
B) Blue, White, and Green
C) Yellow, Black, and Red
D) Red, White, Blue, and Yellow
  • 7. Which of the following is a traditional Malaysian dish commonly served on Independence Day?
A) Char Kway Teow
B) Nasi Lemak
C) Mee Goreng
D) Roti Canai
  • 8. How do Malaysians commonly celebrate Independence Day?
A) Focused work day
B) Flag-raising ceremonies, fireworks, parades, cultural performances
C) Silent contemplation
D) Avoiding public places
  • 9. What is the age of Malaysia as a nation in 2021?
A) 53 years
B) 59 years
C) 48 years
D) 64 years
  • 10. In Malaysia, what is the customary response to the greeting 'Selamat Hari Merdeka'?
A) Merdeka!
B) Selamat Hari Raya
C) Terima Kasih
D) Selamat Pagi
  • 11. What instrument is commonly played during traditional Malaysian performances on Independence Day?
A) Kompang
B) Erhu
C) Sitar
D) Gamelan
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