The 1st contestant is Penelope Vanilla Ponte from Sto. Niño, Paranaque and she is a consistent honor student during her high school days. She previously works as a fashion designer in Abu Dhabi and is currently a restaurant receptionist in a Korean seafood restaurant.
The next contender is Maria Althea Rapada from Zambales. She owns a parlor shop and also a modeling trainer. The last contestant is Ivy Aguas Avilla from Olongapo City. She is a graduate of AB Political Science in FEU and works as an analyst.
Vice tell the contenders to press their buzzers if it is working. The 1st question is about the late president Cory Aquino. Penelope got the answer correctly and she will advance in the next round. For the final slot, Maria and Ivy go head to head to answer the next question but failed to answer the 2nd question. The host asked them again about Kapamilya actor Piolo Pascual and finally Ivy gave the right answer and will also advance in the 2nd round while Maria is eliminated.
Penelope was called by Vice and Anne and revealed that her real name is Alvin. Her question says; what is more stench, anak ng pating or anak ng tinapa? She answered anak ng pating is more stench because eventhough you will wash it so many times, it will still be stinky. Ivy is the next one to be called and reiterated that her name is base on Maja Salvador’s character from a hit tv show “Wildflower”.
She was then asked by Vice on what is more annoying; anak ng tipaklong or anak ng tokwa? Ivy chose anak ng tokwa as more annoying because for her, they are a disgrace in the society while anak ng tipaklong can be useful in the farm. Based on their answers, the judges prefer Ivy and will challenge the reigning queen.
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Ivy and Maria are going to answer the same question this time and it says; if you’re friend is terminally ill and is in love with the one you love, are you going to sacrifice? Ivy is the 1st one to answer then chose to let them be for her happiness and believes that love wait; Let God, Let love. Maria also chose to sacrifice because she believes that love is about understanding.
After a few minutes, Vice announced that Ivy is the new queen and is going to defend her reign for the next day. Even though Maria is eliminated, she still earn a total of Php 80000 and will be a semi-finalist.