The Story of Gaygayoma and Aponitolau
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The Story of Gaygayoma and Aponitolau

Enjoy a quiz on the traditional Filipino tale of Gaygayoma and Aponitolau. Test your knowledge about the characters and events in this folklore story.

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What did Aponitolau and Aponibolinayen plant in the field?

Sugarcane

Why did Aponitolau and Aponibolinayen decide to plant something sweet in the field?

Because they were feeling hungry for something sweet to chew

How did Aponibolinayen water the cuttings in the field?

With a bamboo tube filled with water from the spring

What magical power did Aponitolau use to make the sugarcane grow fast?

<p>Using his breath to infuse life into the plants</p> Signup and view all the answers

After how many days did Aponitolau find the sugarcane stalks tall and ready to chew?

<p>5 days</p> Signup and view all the answers

What was Aponibolinayen's reaction when she learned about the fast growth of their sugarcane?

<p>She was amazed and proud</p> Signup and view all the answers

Why did Gaygayoma ask her father, Bagbagak, to send the stars down to the earth?

<p>To break a stalk of sugarcane and collect golden beans</p> Signup and view all the answers

What was the significance of the golden stems of the beans that the stars brought to Gaygayoma?

<p>They symbolized wealth and luxury</p> Signup and view all the answers

Why did Aponitolau decide to stay in the field till nightfall?

<p>To confront the beautiful girl who ate his sugarcane</p> Signup and view all the answers

What did Aponitolau notice that made him suspect a beautiful girl had visited his fields?

<p>A piece of gold on the ground</p> Signup and view all the answers

What did Aponitolau think might happen if he didn't frighten the companions of the beautiful girl?

<p>They might harm him</p> Signup and view all the answers

What was the main reason behind Gaygayoma's desire to chew the sugarcane?

<p>She was intrigued by the tall sugarcane growing below her home in the sky</p> Signup and view all the answers

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