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Question 1: [19] Pinoy gained popular currency in the late 1970s in the Philippines when a surge in ________ made a hit song of Filipino folk singer Heber Bartolome's "Tayo'y mga Pinoy" ("We are Pinoys").
SpainUnited StatesPatriotismItaly

Question 2: The 1973 constitution declared the Pilipino language to be co-official, along with English, and mandated the development of a ________ to be known as Filipino.
IrredentismNational languageAnti-nationalismRomantic nationalism

Question 3: In 1939, then president Manuel L. Quezon renamed the ________ as the Wikang Pambansa ("national language").
Tagalog languageIlokano languageKapampangan languagePhilippines

Question 4: Pinoy is a demonym referring to ________ in the Philippines as well as overseas Filipinos around the world.
Religion in the PhilippinesEducation in the PhilippinesEthnic groups in the PhilippinesFilipino people

Question 5: Pinoy was created to differentiate the experiences of those emigrating to the ________ but is now a slang term used to refer to all people of Filipino descent.
United StatesPhilippinesAlaskaCanada

Question 6: [6][7] The ________ was established in 1935 with the country gaining its independence in 1946 after the Pacific Theatre of the Second World War.
Manuel RoxasManilaCommonwealth of the PhilippinesHistory of the Philippines

Question 7: [1] Mainstream usages tend to center on entertainment (________) and music (Pinoy Idol) which has played a significant role in developing national and cultural identity.
Gerald AndersonPinoy Big BrotherPinoy Big Brother: Teen Edition PlusPinoy Big Brother: Double Up

Question 8: [1] She adds that it was reclaimed and politicized by "________ activists and artists in the Fil-Am movements of the 1960s/1970s".
Filipino AmericanIndian AmericanAsian AmericanArab American

Question 9: Pinoy music impacted the socio-political climate of the 1970s and was employed by both Philippine president ________ and the People Power Revolution that overthrew his regime.
Ferdinand MarcosFirst Quarter StormImee MarcosImelda Marcos

Question 10: Pinoy was coined by expatriate ________ during the 1920s and was later adopted by Filipinos in the Philippines.
Indian AmericanFilipino AmericanAsian AmericanArab American







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