Singaporean Literature Review

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Who is the founder of Singapore's first independent contemporary arts center?

Kuo Pao Kun

What is the symbol of universal brotherhood and equality of man in the Singaporean flag?

Red

Who is the author of the novel 'If We Dream Too Long'?

Goh Poh Seng

Who is known as the 'doyenne of Singapore writers'?

Catherine Lim Poh Imm

What year was Singapore founded by Stamford Raffles?

1819

What is the title of Catherine Lim Poh Imm's short story?

The Taximan's Story

What is the name of the Singaporean poet who is one of the pioneers of English literature in Singapore?

Edwin Thumboo

What is the theme that Catherine Lim Poh Imm is known for writing about in her works?

Traditional Chinese culture

What is the name of the arts center founded by Kuo Pao Kun in 1990?

The Substation

What is the title of Robert Yeo's 1974 play?

Are You There, Singapore?

What is the significance of the five stars on the Singaporean flag?

They symbolize the five ideals of Singapore

What is the location of the Malay peninsula where Singapore is situated?

Southern tip

Test your knowledge of Singaporean authors and their works, including Goh Poh Seng, Robert Yeo, Kuo Pao Kwa, and Edwin Thumboo. This quiz covers their notable writings and contributions to the country's literary scene.

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