Miss Universe Best Answers by Winners

25 Mar 2015 | Angelopedia

Beauty pageants are quite a nerve wracking experience for beauty queens competing their way to the crown. The difficult of all is the part where the beauties have to go through the Q/A rounds. The flair and confidence with which a contestant answers a question determine how worthy she is of living up to the reputation of the title. While there are some who face the challenge like a cake walk, there are many who falter a little at first but take it in their pace later. We have seen every site and all beauty experts talking about how a contestant tripped over a Question. Today we have decided to share some of the most popular answers given by beauty queens from the Miss Universe pageant over the years:

Gloria Diaz (Philippines), Miss Universe 1969

Question: "In the next day or so, a man will land on the moon. If a man from the moon landed in your hometown, what would you do to entertain him?"

Answer: (Giggles) "Oh, just the same things I do. I think if he has been on the moon for so long, I think when he comes over he wants to change, I guess." (Giggles again)… This innocent yet a clever answer not only won the hearts of many, bringing a smile to their faces, but also landed her towards winning the coveted crown. She did not try to be outrageously creative with her answer but evaluated the scenario in a realistic way and concluded that the man with a suit on from the moon would feel the need to change first.

Sushmita Sen (India), Miss Universe 1994

Question: "What is the essence of being a woman?"

Answer: "Just being a woman is God's gift that all of us must appreciate. The origin of a child is a mother, and is a woman. She shows a man what sharing, caring and loving is all about, that is the essence of a woman." Sushmita who looked mesmerizingly beautiful, delivered the thought out answer after a good five seconds pause and floored the onlookers with her sensible and sensitive take on the true meaning of being a 'woman'. Her winning the title of Miss Universe 1994 was well deserved and was nailed with the answer.


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Mpule Kwelagobe (Botswana), Miss Universe 1999

Question: "If Miss Universe would become pregnant during her reign, could she be allowed to continue as Miss Universe?"

Answer: "Personally, I think Miss Universe is a symbol of a woman in prone to celibacy her femininity. And I believe that...Thank you (applause)... And I believe that if she got pregnant, you are not supposed to end the title. But, as a woman she should celebrate her femininity. Thank you." Mpule was brave enough to express her views without any hint of diplomacy. For her, Miss Universe is a title that symbolizes all shades of Womanhood, and the joy of being a mother is a cause for celebration.

Riyo Mori (Japan), Miss Universe 2007

Question: What is the one lesson you learned as a child that still affects your life today?

Answer: "I have been dancing since I was a child. I grew up among many students and teachers. I learned to always be happy, patient and positive. That is also what I want to teach to the next generation. Thank you." Riyo shared her childhood experience as a learning milestone that prepared her for life. Definitely a winning answer!!

Leila Lopes (Angola), Miss Universe 2011

Question: "If you could change one of your physical characteristics, which one would it be and why?"

Answer: (After a short pause) "Thank God! I am very well satisfied with the way God created me, and I wouldn't change a thing. I consider myself a woman endowed with inner beauty. I have acquired many wonderful principles from my family, and I plan to follow these through the rest of my life. And now I would like to give all of you a piece of advice: Respect one another." The answer filled with humility and humbleness and the show of gratitude not only won her praises but the title too.

These were the compilation of winning answers from the beauty Queens across the globe!! The answers surely made us adore and love the beauties even more… What do you think?