MPW2133 052011 Eqp

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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)

2.Answer ALL questions in SECTION A and SECTION B.
3.Answer ANY TWO (2) out of FOUR (4) questions SECTION C.
4.Please write all your answers in the ANSWER BOOKLET provided.

SECTION A
Answer ALL questions

A1. The golden age of the Malay Kingdom of Malacca ended in 1511 after the _______________ attack.

(a)Japanese
(b)Dutch
(c)British
(d)Portuguese

A2.______________ is the ruler who caused the collapse of the Malacca Empire.

(a)Sultan Muzaffar Syah
(b)Sultan Mahmud Syah
(c)Parameswara
(d)Sultan Mansur Syah

A3.Among the following, which was a factor that brought the fall of Malacca?

(a)Unity
(b)Loyalty
(c)Strong trade ties
(d)Administrative inefficiency

A4.With assistance from ____________, the Dutch defeated the Portuguese and took over Malacca in1641.

(a)Johore
(b)Temasik
(c)Pahang
(d)Bentan

A5.What primary factors contributed to western colonialism in Malaysia?

(a)Economic factors
(b)Economic and religious factors
(c)Cultural factors
(d)Social factors

A6.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.

(a)Resident
(b)President
(c)Minister
(d)Chief

A7._____________________ established by the British consists of Perak, Selangor, Negeri Sembilan and Pahang.

(a)The Straits Settlement
(b)Decentralization
(c)The Federated Malay States
(d)The Unfederated Malay States

A8.In Perak, the British were opposed by the Perak chiefs, especially Datuk Maharajalela, Dato’ Sagor and ________________.

(a)Haji Mat Hassan
(b)Ngah Ibrahim
(c)Dato’ Bahaman
(d)Sharif Masahor

A9.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
(b) Rentap
(c) Sharif Masahor
(d) Haji Abdul Rahman Limbong

A10.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

A11.UMNO-MCA-MIC formed ________________ Party and won 51out of 52 seats contested in the first general election of Malaya in1955.

(a) National
(b) Alliance
(c) Independence Malay Party
(d) PAS

A12.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.

(a)Indonesia
(b)Brunei
(c)Philippines
(d)Cambodia

A13.The country that was expelled from the Federation of Malaysia was ____________________.

(a)Singapore
(b)Philippines
(c)Brunei
(d)Indonesia

A14.Which of the following statesments is TRUE regarding the powers of Yang di-Pertuan Agong?

(a)To appoint Members of Parliament
(b)To interupt the Parliament
(c)To appoint Prime Minister
(d)Speaker of Dewan Rakyat

A15.A head of Dewan Rakyat is called _______________ who presides over meeting.

(a) Senator
(b) Speaker
(c) Minister
(d) Chief Minister

A16.The role of _______________...
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