Team Philippines wins the 5th ASEAN Regional Quiz in CambodiaPosted on August 14th, 2012 under The Good Balita
The Philippine Team are the champions of South East Asia in the recently concluded held in Phnom Penh, Cambodia.
The Philippine Team had a total score of 71 points edging host nation Cambodia which had 70 points, followed by Thailand with 68 points. The Philippines bested 27 other contestants from 8 ASEAN states – Brunei, Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, Thailand and Viet Nam.
The team, composed of fourth year high school students – Franchesca Anne Inacay of St. Albert the Great School in Dagupan City (Region I), Kristiyanne Paul de Pedro of Koronadal National Comprehensive High School (Region XII), and Maria Angela Krizelle Rubin of San Joaquin National High School in Calbayog (Region VIII).
The competition had three rounds: the first round, which consisted of the True or False items (20 points), the second round, which consisted of the Multiple Choice items (20 points), and the third round, which consisted of the Fill in the Blanks items (40 points).
In the first round, the Philippine Team got a perfect score of 20 points. In the second round, the team got 19 out of 20 points while in the third round, the team earned 32 points.
The Philippines has been consistent in winning the ASEAN Quiz Regional Competition. In 2002 the Philippines won first and second places in the individual delegate category of the competition. In 2004, the country got the first place while in 2006, the Philippines won the second place. The Philippines won first place again in 2009.