It’s been about 118 years now since Emilio Aguinaldo became the first Philippine president. At present, Rodrigo Duterte is now the 16th President of the Republic. The question is how much do you know about our past leaders? Do you still remember your History subjects?
Why don’t you take this quiz to freshen your memory and at the same time discover the things you did not know about them?
The only Philippine President to have died of accident.
All the rest died of diseases.
The age of the youngest Philippine president.
Emilio Aguinaldo is also the longest-lived president having survived to age 94.
Who is NOT buried at the "Libingan ng mga Bayani"?
Sergio Osmeña was buried at the Manila North Cemetery.
This president was a former professor of economics.
Gloria Macapagal Arroyo was a former professor of economics at Ateneo De Manila University and Benigno S. Aquino III was one of her students.
The first Protestant President of the country.
Fidel Ramos is also the only Filipino officer in history to have held every rank in the Philippine military from 2nd Lieutenant to Commander-in-Chief.
Drives around the city to ensure things are well taken care of.
When he was still a mayor, riding a Harvey big bike, Mayor Duterte would usually drive around Davao City twice a week to ensure things are well taken cared of.
The longest hours of power shortage were experienced during this president's term.
Corazon Aquino was the first woman President of the Philippines and was the country’s president during one of its darkest and lowest era.
Known for the "Filipino First" policy.
Carlos P. Garcia is known for his "Filipino First" policy, which put the interests of the Filipino people above those of foreigners and of the ruling party.
Is considered by the people the "Idol of the Masses".
Magsaysay is one of the most loved Philippine Presidents; an estimated 5 million people attended his burial on March 31, 1957.
He declared Martial Law in the country in 1944.
Jose Laurel declared martial law and war against America and the UK in September 1944. But he did so only under threat of death by Japanese authorities.