Friday, April 20, 2007

How Malaysian Are You?


1. How much is satu kupang? Northern slang for 10 sen
2. Where's the favourite spot to take wedding pictures in Taiping? Lake Gardens
3. In what dialect is Apo Nak Di Kato? Negri Sembilan, meaning "What's there to say?"
4. Name at least five variations of roti canai. Roti bom, roti pisang, roti planta, roti telur, roti sardin, roti tisu, roti bawang..........
5. What is the staple food of native Sarawakians. Sago
6. Name a popular Malay ointment made from "sea-cucumber" Minyak gamat made from sea cucumber, for wounds
7. Name the sauce made from fish or shrimp that the Kelantanese love. Budu
8. What does pi mai pi mai tang tu mean? Northern dialect that means coming and going but ending up at the same spot
9. Which fruit is Ipoh famous for? Pomelo
10. What is the English name for putu mayam? String hoppers
11. "Lah" is to Peninsular Malaysians as"..." is to Sabahans. Bah
12. What does ABC stand for? Air batu campur OR All Asia Broadcast Centre
13. How long is a sari? Six yards
14. What does the Cantonese phrase" ngam ngam " means ? Just in time or just fit or just right.
15. Name Penang's famous beach. Batu Ferringhi
16. How do you order coffee mixed with tea at a kopi-tiam? Kopi cham
17. What's on Malaysian TV at 8pm? The news
18. On one side of our RM1 coin is the bunga raya, what's on the other? Keris
19. Now what's on our 10 sen coin? Congkak
20. What was the name of the KL Commonwealth Games 1998 mascot? Wira
21. When you fill in a form, if you're not Malay, Chinese or Indian, you are...? "Other" or Lain-lain
22. Who is Malaysia's favourite Kampung Boy? Lat
23. How did the word "gostan" come about? A corruption of "go astern"
24. Lobo's Whispers in the Wind is the English version of which famous Malay song? P. Ramlee's Getaran Jiwa
25. When did Malaysia last win the Thomas Cup? 1992
26. What is the name of our national flag? Jalur Gemilang
27. If you want 4D numbers, who do you consult? "Datuk"
28. What's the name of the Malaysian-made 175cc motorbike? Jaguh
29. Name our national bird. There's none - lah
30. If the father is a baba, and the mother is a nyonya, then what is the son? Baba

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!

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