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Which disease is a result of Vitamin B2deficiency?
Question 1 Explanation:
Ariboflavinosis is commonly associated with malnutrition and alcoholism.
Ferdinand Magellan named the Islands of the Philippines as ____________.
Islas de San Lazaro
Islas de San Filipe
Islas de Victoria
Islas de Indios
Question 2 Explanation:
Magellan sighted the Islands on March 21, 1521 which was the feast of St. Lazarus.
Das Kapital was primarily written in what language?
Question 3 Explanation:
The complete tile of Das Kapital is “Das Kapital, Kritik der politischen Ökonomie” which is in German and Karl Marx is German.
Truffle oil is extracted from truffles and is used for cooking. Truffle is a type of ________.
Question 4 Explanation:
Truffle is a type of subterranean mushroom.
Sinong tauhan sa “El Filibusterismo” ang may lupain na inaangkin ng mga prayle?
Question 5 Explanation:
Si Kabesang Tales ay naghahangad ng katarungan sa pang-aangkin ng mga prayle sa kanya lupain.
What is the account name that was associated with the plunder case filed against former President Joseph Estrada?
Jose dela Cruz
Question 6 Explanation:
The Jose Velarde account was the alleged account containing about 3.2 billion pesos belonging to President Joseph Estrada.
The revolt lead by Francisco Dagohoy was the longest recorded during the Spanish reign of the Philippines. How long did it last?
Question 7 Explanation:
Dagohoy’s revolt lasted from 1744-1829.
What do call the depressions on the surface of the brain?
Question 8 Explanation:
Sulci are the depressions or fissures while gyri are the areas in between.
Aling kaharian ang hindi nababanggit sa “Florante at Laura”?
Question 9 Explanation:
Ang Berbanya ay kaharian na pinangyarihan ng koridong “Ibong Adarna”.
This pollutant is a reddish-brown gas that comes from burning fossil fuels. It has a strong smell at high levels.
Question 10 Explanation:
Nitrogen dioxide mostly comes from power plants and cars.
Caviar is essentially made up of ________.
Question 11 Explanation:
Caviar is sturgeon roe (fish eggs).
What caused the death of Apple founder, Steve Jobs?
Question 12 Explanation:
Steve Jobs dies of Insulinoma or a tumor of the pancreas.
Question 13 Explanation:
Artemis is the goddess of the hunt. This picture depicts the goddess reaching for an arrow from her quiver but it is not there.
What are small irregularly shaped bodies that orbits around the Sun?
Question 14 Explanation:
Asteroids are also known as minor planets.
“Frailty, thy name is woman” is a line in which Shakespeare play?
Romeo and Juliet
Question 15 Explanation:
This was the statement by Hamlet denouncing his mother’s remarriage.
Who rescued Paris from being killed by Menelaus during their duel?
Question 16 Explanation:
Paris was beaten during the duel but he was rescued by Aphrodite.
Wine is product of what process?
Question 17 Explanation:
Fermentation converts sugar to acid and/or alcohol using yeast.
What is the total number of cervical vertebrae in the human body?
Question 18 Explanation:
Cervical vertebrae are the vertebrae directly below the skull. We have 7 of those.
Cogito ergo sum is a famous adage from ___________?
Question 19 Explanation:
Rene Descartes invented the Cartesian coordinate system. Cogito ergo sum means “I think therefore, I am.”
Mount Everest, the World’s tallest peak is named after __________.
Town of Everest
Question 20 Explanation:
Mt. Everest was named after Colonel Sir George Everest, who is largely responsible for completing the Great Trigonometric Survey of India, by his successor Andrew Waugh.
Which sub-specialty of medicine deals with the care of elderly people?
Question 21 Explanation:
Geriatrics aims to promote health by preventing and treating diseases and disabilities in older adults.
The current Secretary-General of the United Nations is from what country?
Question 22 Explanation:
The current Secretary-General of the United Nations is Ban Ki-moon of South Korea. Ki-moon was re-elected on June 21, 2011.
Who was the first person in recorded history to dissect a human cadaver for the sake of science?
Question 23 Explanation:
Herophilus is regarded as the “Father of Anatomy”.
What is the real name of Indian nationalism leader Mahatma Gandhi?
Question 24 Explanation:
Mahatma is an honorific which means “Great Soul” given to Gandhi who was born as Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi.
Which of the following animals is not on the Philippine Coat of Arms?
All of the above
Question 25 Explanation:
The Philippine Coat of arms has an eagle on the dexter side and a lion on the sinister side.
Who is the current secretary of the Department of Health?
Leila de Lima
Question 26 Explanation:
Dr. Enrique T. Ona is the Secretary of the DOH since June 30, 2010.
What field of zoology deals with the study of birds?
Question 27 Explanation:
Ornithology comes from the Greeks words, ornis (bird) and logia (study).
What is the real name of the 226th and current pope of the Roman Catholic Church?
Jorge Mario Bergoglio
Question 28 Explanation:
Pope Francis (Franciscus), the newly elected Pope of the Roman Catholic Church as of March 13,2013, was born on December 17, 1936 as Jorge Mario Begoglio.
An alcoholic drink that says 80 proof has ______ percent alcohol?
Question 29 Explanation:
Alcoholic proof is twice the percentage of alcohol by volume.
A __________ is an optical device that projects an image of its surrounding on a screen.
Question 30 Explanation:
This invention came out during Aristotle’s time and lead to modern cameras.
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