MAY 2011 EXAMINATION
SUBJECT: MALAYSIAN STUDIES (degree)
SUBJECT CODE: MPW2133
TIME ALLOWED: 2 HOURS
(10.00 AM – 12.00 PM)
DATE: MAY 30, 2011
This examination question paper contains SEVEN (7) printed pages including the cover page.
INSTRUCTIONS TO CANDIDATE:
1. This examination consists of THREE (3) sections:
SECTION A (multiple choice questions)
SECTION B (Structured questions)
SECTION C (Essay)
Answer ALL questions in SECTION A and SECTION B.
Answer ANY TWO (2) out of FOUR (4) questions SECTION C.
Please write all your answers in the ANSWER BOOKLET provided.
Answer ALL questions
The golden age of the Malay Kingdom of Malacca ended in 1511 after the _______________ attack.
______________ is the ruler who caused the collapse of the Malacca Empire.
Sultan Muzaffar Syah
Sultan Mahmud Syah
Sultan Mansur Syah
Among the following, which was a factor that brought the fall of Malacca?
Strong trade ties
With assistance from ____________, the Dutch defeated the Portuguese and took over Malacca in1641.
What primary factors contributed to western colonialism in Malaysia?
Economic and religious factors
To make the administrative system more efficient and to strengthen their hold over the colonised territory, the British introduced the ___________ system in the Malay states.
_____________________ established by the British consists of Perak, Selangor, Negeri Sembilan and Pahang.
The Straits Settlement
The Federated Malay States
The Unfederated Malay States
In Perak, the British were opposed by the Perak chiefs, especially Datuk Maharajalela, Dato’ Sagor and ________________.
Haji Mat Hassan
Taxation and other regulation in Terengganu imposed by the British were not well received by the local people. Conflict took place in 1922 to 1928. The 1928 conflict with the British received wide-scale support which included that of well-known religious leader ______________________.
(a) Dato’ Maharajalela
(c) Sharif Masahor
(d) Haji Abdul Rahman Limbong
As soon as the British returned to Malaya after defeating the Japanese, they set up the administration called
(a) Malayan Union Administration
(b) British Military Administration
(c) Federation of Malaya
(d) Member System
UMNO-MCA-MIC formed ________________ Party and won 51out of 52 seats contested in the first general election of Malaya in1955.
(c) Independence Malay Party
At a Foreign Press Association function in Singapore on 27 May 1961, Tunku Abdul Rahman made what was to be a historical speech when he suggested that Singapore be merged with Malaya in a wider federation which would include ______________ Sabah and Sarawak.
The country that was expelled from the Federation of Malaysia was ____________________.
Which of the following statesments is TRUE regarding the powers of Yang di-Pertuan Agong?
To appoint Members of Parliament
To interupt the Parliament
To appoint Prime Minister
Speaker of Dewan Rakyat
A head of Dewan Rakyat is called _______________ who presides over meeting.
The role of _______________...
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