How Singaporean are you?


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With National Day around the corner, take this quiz to find out if you are a true blue Singaporean! (and check out our Red & White collection while you're at it)

1. What is Singapore’s national language?

  1. English
  2. Chinese
  3. Malay
  4. Tamil

2. About 35% of Singapore's population are:

  1. Buddhists and Hindus   
  2. Taoists and Atheists
  3. Buddhists and Muslims
  4. Christians and Muslims 

3. What does ‘Teh O Kosong’ means?

  1. Black coffee, no milk
  2. Tea, no sugar
  3. Tea, no milk, no sugar
  4. Tea, no milk, extra thing

4. A lunar year has:

  1. 335 days
  2. 354 days
  3. 365 days
  4. 366 days

5. A 4-room HDB apartment has typically about:

  1. 90 sq m in floor area
  2. 110 sq m in floor area
  3. 130 sq m in floor area
  4. 145 sq m in floor area


6. The oldest building at Clarke Quay is:

  1. The Whampoa Ice
  2. The River House
  3. Swissotel
  4. The Central

7. Haw Par Villa was built in:

  1. 1927
  2. 1937
  3. 1939 
  4. 1944 

8. Geylang Serai was so named because in its early days:

  1. There were many coconut and fishing centres there.
  2. There were many lemon grass processing factories there.
  3. There were many poultry farms there.
  4. There was the presence of bamboos.

9. The Legislature is made up of the Singapore Parliament and the:

  1. Chief Justice
  2. Prime Minister
  3. President
  4. Members of Parliament

10. The oldest building still standing in Singapore is:

  1. The old Supreme Court
  2. The Sultan Mosque
  3. Sri Mariamman Temple
  4. The old Parliament House

Answers

1. C
2. D
3. C
4. B
5. A
6. B
7. B
8. B
9. C
10. D


Passed with flying colours? You are definitely a true blue (or should we say, red and white) Singaporean and you should be proud of that. From all of us at HipVan, we want to wish all Singaporeans a Happy National Day! 


Hipvan's top red & white picks for National Day


Clockwise from top left:

  1. DSW Chair in Red by Modern Classics II $39.00
  2. Mr Pepper & Mrs Salt in Red by Qualy $19.90
  3. Fouta Traditional in Red by BO-YA creation $30.00
  4. Elongated Pendant Lamp by Lummig $29.00
  5. Crochet Round Rug in Coral by Home Fabrics by Hipvan $35.00
  6. Chevron Rectangle Cushion in Red by Krftd $38.70
  7. Egg Table in Lacquered White by Oliver Pollmanss $310.00
  8. Yumseng Bottle Opener by Souvenirs from Singapore $12.90