Singapore by LuskT

Champion(s):

RautY
The machines are winning


Runner(s)-Up:

BillPennington
Baw pen yang


Quiz Description

While I'm in Singapore, why not write a quiz about Singapore?

Full Results:

Rank Player Total %ile 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
Money Value (% Incorrect): 08 75 25 40 40 61 75 25 72 29 43 97
1 RautY 445 98 15
15
15
15
40
15
15
61
00
15
25
15
72
15
00
15
97
2 BillPennington 430 94 15
15
75
15
15
15
40
15
61
15
75
15
00
15
29
15
00
3 RichmondJ 365 91 15
00
15
25
15
40
15
15
61
15
75
15
00
15
29
15
00
4 Lucia 341 85 15
08
00
15
15
40
15
15
61
15
15
25
15
72
00
15
00
4 LorinBurte 341 85 15
08
15
15
25
15
15
15
61
00
15
25
15
72
15
15
00
6 LoC 296 80 15
08
00
15
25
15
00
15
61
00
15
25
15
72
15
00
00
7 WangS 279 76 15
08
15
15
25
15
40
00
15
61
00
15
25
00
15
15
00
8 dklee 274 73 15
00
00
15
25
15
40
00
00
15
75
15
00
15
29
15
00
9 DugglebyB 267 67 15
08
00
15
25
15
00
15
61
00
15
25
00
15
15
43
00
9 VenguswamyK 267 67 15
08
15
15
25
00
15
00
15
75
15
25
00
15
29
00
00
11 GoodmanDL 265 62 15
08
00
15
15
40
15
00
00
15
25
15
72
15
15
00
00
12 rwv37 252 58 15
08
00
15
25
00
15
15
61
00
15
25
00
00
15
43
00
13 EggCzar 250 55 15
08
00
00
15
40
15
40
00
15
00
00
15
29
15
43
00
14 JCEurovision 249 50 15
08
00
15
25
15
40
15
15
61
00
15
25
00
00
00
00
14 GrahamJ 249 50 15
08
00
15
25
15
00
00
00
15
25
15
72
15
29
00
00
16 casketromance 235 44 15
08
00
15
15
40
15
40
00
00
00
00
15
72
00
00
00
17 Jockosaurus 232 41 15
08
00
15
25
15
40
15
40
15
00
00
00
15
29
00
00
18 ElendilPickle 227 37 15
08
15
75
00
00
15
40
00
00
00
00
00
15
29
15
00
19 Matto 224 33 15
08
00
00
00
15
15
00
00
15
25
15
72
15
29
00
00
20 RKania 220 28 15
08
00
00
00
15
40
00
00
15
25
00
15
29
15
43
00
20 LiptonM 220 28 15
08
00
15
25
00
15
00
00
15
25
00
15
29
15
43
00
22 KPope 165 23 15
08
00
00
00
00
00
00
00
15
25
00
15
29
15
43
00
23 CoenM 154 19 00
00
15
25
15
00
00
00
15
15
25
00
15
29
00
00
00
24 BringMoreLegos 153 16 15
08
15
75
15
25
00
00
00
00
00
00
00
00
00
00
00
25 Shosin 122 12 15
08
00
00
00
00
00
00
00
00
15
25
00
15
29
15
00
26 DouglasLovesVixey 103 8 15
08
00
15
25
00
00
00
00
00
00
15
25
00
00
00
00
27 Vendy12 81 5 15
08
00
00
00
00
00
00
00
00
00
00
00
00
15
43
00
28 Zamikaze 70 1 00
00
00
15
00
15
40
00
00
00
00
00
00
00
00
00
00

Questions:

Singapore recognizes four official languages: English, Mandarin, Malay, and what Dravidian language that has official status in Sri Lanka and a namesake state in India?

Click to Reveal Answer
Tamil

In what 2007 action film does the story begin with several of the main characters attempting to steal navigational charts from Sao Feng's hideout in Singapore? NOTE: I need the full title of the film.

Click to Reveal Answer
Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End

The name Singapore ultimately is derived from the Sanskrit simhapura, which roughly translates as "The ____ City." The name of what animal fits this blank?

Click to Reveal Answer
Lion

Serving as Prime Minister for over 3 decades, what man's political, social, and economic reforms led him to be recognized as the "founding father" of modern Singapore?

Click to Reveal Answer
Lee Kuan Yew

Although the recipe contains other liqueurs such as cherry brandy and Cointreau, which spirit is the primary alcoholic ingredient in a Singapore Sling?

Click to Reveal Answer
Gin

Prior to British colonization in the 19th century, Singapore was controlled by what Sultanate? Its name survives now as the southernmost state of mainland Malaysia.

Click to Reveal Answer
Johor

In service from 2004 to 2013, Singapore Airlines flight 21 still holds the record for the longest nonstop commercial flight, covering 9,535 miles on its route to Singapore from which airport - the third largest hub of United Airlines?

Click to Reveal Answer
Newark (Liberty) International Airport

Singapore sits at the southern end of what waterway that separates the Malay Peninsula from the island of Sumatra?

Click to Reveal Answer
Strait of Malacca

After being found guilty of theft and vandalism, what American was sentenced to four months in prison and, more infamously, six strokes with a cane in 1994? Due to requests for leniency from the U.S., his sentence was ultimately reduced to four strokes.

Click to Reveal Answer
Michael Fay

What author began his "Asian Saga" with the novel King Rat, set in a POW camp in Singapore during World War II? He is more famous for a later work in the Asian Saga, Shōgun.

Click to Reveal Answer
James Clavell

What U.S. Navy ship was involved in a collision with the Liberian-flagged Alnic MC off the coast of Singapore on August 21?

Click to Reveal Answer
USS John S. McCain

Which actor, born in Singapore in 1984, is best known for his role of Jasper Hale in the five Twilight films?

Click to Reveal Answer
Jackson Rathbone