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Na is the atomic symbol for ___________.
Question 1 Explanation:
Sodium is the 6th element in the periodic table.
Where is the World’s largest library located?
Question 2 Explanation:
The World’s largest is the Library of Congress in Washington D.C. followed by the British Library in London.
Who proposed the idea of the four elements Earth, Water, Air and Fire?
Question 3 Explanation:
Empedocles proposed the idea of the 4 Classical Elements. Aristotle added another element which is Aether, which according to him makes up the heavenly spheres.
Which is the most specific level of organism classification?
Question 4 Explanation:
Species refers to a group of closely related organisms and is the lowest level on the classification system.
Which of the following books is not written by Mark Twain?
A Tramp Abroad
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer
The Count of Monte Cristo
The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn
Question 5 Explanation:
“The Count of Monte Cristo” is written by Alexander Dumas.
What is the real name of the 226th and current pope of the Roman Catholic Church?
Jorge Mario Bergoglio
Question 6 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.
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.
An alcoholic drink that says 80 proof has ______ percent alcohol?
Question 8 Explanation:
Alcoholic proof is twice the percentage of alcohol by volume.
Mount Everest, the World’s tallest peak is named after __________.
Town of Everest
Question 9 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.
GDP per capita is an indicator of a country’s ____________.
Standard of living
Question 10 Explanation:
Gross Domestic Product per capita is commonly used to indicate a country’s standard of living since it affects GDP. But it is not a direct measurement thereof.
Wine is product of what process?
Question 11 Explanation:
Fermentation converts sugar to acid and/or alcohol using yeast.
A measure or quantity that has both magnitude and direction is called a __________.
Question 12 Explanation:
Force and displacement are vectors. Mass and distance as scalars.
During his exile, who informed Rizal about the plans of Andres Bonifacio for an armed struggle against Spain?
Question 13 Explanation:
Dr. Pio Valenzuela was Bonifacio’s emissary to Rizal in Dapitan.
Who has not been Aphrodite’s lover?
Question 14 Explanation:
Aphrodite, although married to Hephaestus, has many lovers including Ares, Poseidon and Hermes.
Who is the author of the “Divine Comedy”
Dante Al Gere
Question 15 Explanation:
Dante Alighiere is popularly known as simply Dante. He wrote “Divine Comedy” which was originally called “Commedia”.
Question 16 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.
Malignant neoplasm is another term for _________.
Question 17 Explanation:
Cancer refers to diseases involving abnormal cell growth that has become progressively worse.
According to basic economics, when the demand is low and the supply is high, the price of a commodity will __________.
Stay the same
Will follow the trend of the supply.
Question 18 Explanation:
Too much supply and so little demand will over saturate the market with a given commodity thus decreasing its price.
Where is setting of the Lord of the Rings Trilogy?
Question 19 Explanation:
Middle-earth is the fictional universe where almost all of J. R. R. Tolkien’s novels were set.
Cephalalgia is the medical term for __________.
Question 20 Explanation:
Cephalalgia is a pain anywhere the region of head or the neck.
“The Hare and the Tortoise” was originally told by?
Question 21 Explanation:
Aesop is a fabulist active from 620-564 BC.
President Barack Obama of the United States is a member of what political party?
Question 22 Explanation:
President Barack Obama is a democrat and was re-elected for office last November 2012.
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 23 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.
Aling kaharian ang hindi nababanggit sa “Florante at Laura”?
Question 24 Explanation:
Ang Berbanya ay kaharian na pinangyarihan ng koridong “Ibong Adarna”.
Which of the following represents the residual assets of a company?
Question 25 Explanation:
Capital stock represents a percentage of a company’s asset or value.
R.S.V.P, which means “please respond” in English, stands for _______________.
répondez s'oule vious paît
répondez s'il vous plait
répondez s'il vouse plît
responde si vous plea
Question 26 Explanation:
R.S.V.P. is a French acronym which stands for répondez s'il vous plait.
Caviar is essentially made up of ________.
Question 27 Explanation:
Caviar is sturgeon roe (fish eggs).
Who invented the World Wide Web?
Scott A. Johns
Question 28 Explanation:
Tim Berners-Lee thought about the World Wide Web as a way to share research materials with his colleagues.
Saan ang pinangyarihand ng koridong “Ibon Adarna”?
Kaharian ng Espana
Kaharian ng Armenya
Kaharian ng Berbanya
Kaharian ng Albanya
Question 29 Explanation:
Si Haring Fernando na ama ni Don Juan ay siyang hari ng Berbanya.
Who wrote “The Wonderful Wizard of Oz”?
L. Frank Baum
Question 30 Explanation:
L. Frank Baum wrote “The Wonderful Wizard of Oz” which has a number of film adaptations until today.
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