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While in Ghent, Belgium, who provided financial assistance to Jose Rizal in order to finish printing his second novel, “El Filibusterismo”?
Dr. Maximo Viola
Question 1 Explanation:
Rizal encountered financial difficulties while printing “El Filibusterismo”. Valentin Ventura came to his aid and thus he was able to finish printing his second novel.
Who has not been Aphrodite’s lover?
Question 2 Explanation:
Aphrodite, although married to Hephaestus, has many lovers including Ares, Poseidon and Hermes.
Cetology deals with the study of __________.
All of the above
Question 3 Explanation:
Cetology is the study of sea mammals.
Sino ang nagligtas kay Florante sa kagubatan?
Question 4 Explanation:
Si Aladin ay isang morong na naglalakbay sa kagubatan kung saan nakatali si Florante.
These substances are stable under normal temperatures but can be broken down by exposure to strong UV radiation. Once broken down, it releases atomic chlorine.
Question 5 Explanation:
Once CFC’s break down, the chlorine atoms that are releases breaks down the ozone molecules in the ozone layer.
During his exile, who informed Rizal about the plans of Andres Bonifacio for an armed struggle against Spain?
Question 6 Explanation:
Dr. Pio Valenzuela was Bonifacio’s emissary to Rizal in Dapitan.
The following are not allowed to run for senator this coming election due to the second consecutive six-year term limitation aside from ____________.
Question 7 Explanation:
Francis Escudero is running for senator as a guest candidate under Team PNoy.
What is the name of the group lead by Jason in search for the Golden Fleece?
Question 8 Explanation:
The name of the Argonauts came from their ship Argo.
Ang isang korido ay may ilang pantig sa bawat linya?
Question 9 Explanation:
Ang korido isang uli ng salaysay na patula. May sukat itong walong pantig sa bawat linya at apat na linya sa isang saknong.
Who rescued Paris from being killed by Menelaus during their duel?
Question 10 Explanation:
Paris was beaten during the duel but he was rescued by Aphrodite.
According to basic economics, when the demand is low and the supply is high, the price of a commodity will __________.
Will follow the trend of the supply.
Stay the same
Question 11 Explanation:
Too much supply and so little demand will over saturate the market with a given commodity thus decreasing its price.
What is the world’s oldest city?
Question 12 Explanation:
Evidences show that Damascus has been inhabited since 9000 BC.
Which sub-specialty of medicine deals with the care of elderly people?
Question 13 Explanation:
Geriatrics aims to promote health by preventing and treating diseases and disabilities in older adults.
Wine is product of what process?
Question 14 Explanation:
Fermentation converts sugar to acid and/or alcohol using yeast.
In Cormac McCarthy’s “The Road”, how many bullets that does the father’s revolver contain?
Question 15 Explanation:
“The Road” tells the stories about a father and son’s journey across a post-apocalyptic landscape. They have a revolver with two bullets in it. The boy was given instructions to use it on himself if the need arises.
Caviar is essentially made up of ________.
Question 16 Explanation:
Caviar is sturgeon roe (fish eggs).
Das Kapital was primarily written in what language?
Question 17 Explanation:
The complete tile of Das Kapital is “Das Kapital, Kritik der politischen Ökonomie” which is in German and Karl Marx is German.
What term generally refers to the breaking down of rocks?
Question 18 Explanation:
Frost wedging, exfoliation and thermal expansion are types of weathering.
This organelle is referred to as the power house of the cell.
Question 19 Explanation:
Mitochondria are where glucose is converted to ATP.
Ferdinand Magellan named the Islands of the Philippines as ____________.
Islas de Victoria
Islas de San Filipe
Islas de Indios
Islas de San Lazaro
Question 20 Explanation:
Magellan sighted the Islands on March 21, 1521 which was the feast of St. Lazarus.
Which of the following animals is not on the Philippine Coat of Arms?
All of the above
Question 21 Explanation:
The Philippine Coat of arms has an eagle on the dexter side and a lion on the sinister side.
What is the real name of Indian nationalism leader Mahatma Gandhi?
Question 22 Explanation:
Mahatma is an honorific which means “Great Soul” given to Gandhi who was born as Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi.
What is the total number of cervical vertebrae in the human body?
Question 23 Explanation:
Cervical vertebrae are the vertebrae directly below the skull. We have 7 of those.
What is the National Sport of the Philippines?
Question 24 Explanation:
As per Republic Act No. 9850, Arnis has been adopted as the Official National Sport of the Philippines as of December 2009.
A ________ is a giant glowing cloud of made up of dust and gas.
Question 25 Explanation:
Nebulae were first thought to be very far galaxies but the creation of more powerful telescopes changed this notion.
Who was the author of the “Kartilla” of the Katipunan?
Question 26 Explanation:
The “Kartilla” is considered as the bible of the Katipunan and was written by Emilio Jacinto who was the secretary of the movement.
In which installment of the Harry Potter series did Harry, Ron and Hermione play as real life pieces of Wizard’s Chess?
The Prisoner from Azkaban
Goblet of Fire
Chamber of Secrets
The Philosopher’s Stone
Question 27 Explanation:
The enormous Wizard’s Chessboard is one of the security enchantments of the Philosopher’s Stone.
What is the most expensive spice?
Question 28 Explanation:
Saffron prices ranges from US$500 – US$5000 per POUND.
Sinong tauhan sa “El Filibusterismo” ang may lupain na inaangkin ng mga prayle?
Question 29 Explanation:
Si Kabesang Tales ay naghahangad ng katarungan sa pang-aangkin ng mga prayle sa kanya lupain.
Where was the setting of Nathaniel Hawthorne’s “Scarlet Letter”
Question 30 Explanation:
“Scarlet Letter” is set in Puritan Boston, MA.
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