To ensure Visit Malaysia Year 2007 would be a real success, every Malaysian must proudly do his or her part in promoting our country. Afterall, to know Malaysia is to love Malaysia! So, you say love your country eh? How well, then, do you know Malaysia? How Malaysian are you? Here are some quizzes to check if you can actually call yourself a true blue Malaysian:
NO CHEATING PLEASE !!!
1. How much is satu kupang?
2. Where’s the favourite spot to take wedding pictures in Taiping?
3. In what dialect is Apo Nak Di Kato?
4. Name at least five variations of roti canai.
5. What is the staple food of native Sarawakians.
6. Name a popular Malay ointment made from “sea-cucumber”
7. Name the sauce made from fish or shrimp that the Kelantanese love.
8. What does pi mai pi mai tang tu mean?
9. Which fruit is Ipoh famous for?
10. What is the English name for putu mayam?
11. “Lah” is to Peninsular Malaysians as”…” is to Sabahans.
12. What does ABC stand for?
13. How long is a sari?
14. What does the Cantonese phrase” ngam ngam ” means ?
15. Name Penang’s famous beach.
16. How do you order coffee mixed with tea at a kopi-tiam?.
17. What’s on Malaysian TV at 8pm?
18. On one side of our RM1 coin is the bunga raya, what’s on the other?.
19. Now what’s on our 10 sen coin?
20. What was the name of the KL Commonwealth Games 1998 mascot?
21. When you fill in a form, if you’re not Malay, Chinese or Indian,you are…?
22. Who is Malaysia’s favourite Kampung Boy?
23. How did the word “gostan” come about?
24. Lobo’s “Whispers in the Wind” is the English version of which famous Malay Song?
25. When did Malaysia last win the Thomas Cup?
26. What is the name of our national flag?
27. If you want 4D numbers, who do you consult?
28. What’s the name of the Malaysian-made 175cc motorbike?
29. Name our national bird.
30. If the father is a baba, and the mother is a nyonya, then what is the son?
1. Northern slang for 10 sen
2. Lake Gardens
3. Negri Sembilan, meaning “What’s there to say?”
4. Roti bom, roti pisang, roti planta, roti telur, roti sardin, roti tisu, roti bawang
6. Minyak gamat made from sea cucumber, for wounds
8. Northern dialect that means coming and going but ending up at the same spot
10. String hoppers
12. Air batu campur OR All Asia Broadcast Centre
13. Six yards
14. Just in time or just fit or just right.
15. Batu Ferringhi
16. Kopi cham
17. The news
21. “Other” or Lain-lain
23. A corruption of “go astern”
24. P. Ramlee’s Getaran Jiwa
26. Jalur Gemilang
29. There’s none – lah
SCORES AND EVALUATION:
0-10 – Malu-lah you! We suggest you spend at least one hour a day at your nearest coffee-shop.
11-20 – Boleh pass. Okay, you may claim to be the average Malaysian with a score in this range but you could watch less CNN on Astro and more local content on RTM.
21-30 – Wah, you one true blue Malaysian-lah. Top quality belacan. We are truly impressed, especially if you know the answer to No. 24 which we admit is very tricky!