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The current Secretary-General of the United Nations is from what country?
Question 1 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 defeated and killed Ajax during the Trojan War?
None of the Above
Question 2 Explanation:
Contrary to what the latest movie portrayed, Ajax did not die during the Trojan War. He killed himself after the war after being influenced by Athena’s spell.
Which United States company ranked No. 1 in the Fortune 500 in the year 2012?
Question 3 Explanation:
Exxon Mobil rose to No. 1 from being No. 2 in 2011. It overtook Wal-Mart which dropped to No. 2 followed by Chevron in No. 3.
Paleonclimatology deals with the study of ___________.
Climate change throughout history
Weather and geology
Evolution and climate
Dinosaurs and climate change
Question 4 Explanation:
Paleontology is the study of climate changes throughout the entire history of the Earth.
The Archimedes Screw is invented to ___________.
Attach wooden objects
Open cork bottles
Question 5 Explanation:
The Archimedes screw was invented to remove water from the bilge of a ship.
The following are not allowed to run for senator this coming election due to the second consecutive six-year term limitation aside from ____________.
Question 6 Explanation:
Francis Escudero is running for senator as a guest candidate under Team PNoy.
How many chambers does a normal human heart have?
Question 7 Explanation:
The human heart has two atria and two ventricles.
This is the process is the opposite of sublimation.
Question 8 Explanation:
Sublimation – solid to gas, deposition – gas to solid.
Cogito ergo sum is a famous adage from ___________?
Question 9 Explanation:
Rene Descartes invented the Cartesian coordinate system. Cogito ergo sum means “I think therefore, I am.”
The revolt lead by Francisco Dagohoy was the longest recorded during the Spanish reign of the Philippines. How long did it last?
Question 10 Explanation:
Dagohoy’s revolt lasted from 1744-1829.
In Victor Hugo’s Les Miserables, the main character Jean Valjean was convicted for ______________.
Question 11 Explanation:
In the novel, Jean Valjean was convicted for stealing a loaf of bread for his sister’s starving children.
Mount Everest, the World’s tallest peak is named after __________.
Town of Everest
Question 12 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 author is famous for visiting public executions?
Edgar Allan Poe
Question 13 Explanation:
Thomas Hardy is the author of “Jude the Obscure”.
The deposed leader of Libya, Muammar Gaddafi died during which battle?
Battle of Rusca
Battle of Sirte
Battle of Tripoli
Battle of Bani Walid
Question 14 Explanation:
Muammar Gaddafi died on October 20, 2011 during the Battle of Sirte. Sirte, along with Bani Wallid, is the one of the last strongholds of Gaddafi loyalist.
Das Kapital was primarily written in what language?
Question 15 Explanation:
The complete tile of Das Kapital is “Das Kapital, Kritik der politischen Ökonomie” which is in German and Karl Marx is German.
Who was the first person in recorded history to dissect a human cadaver for the sake of science?
Question 16 Explanation:
Herophilus is regarded as the “Father of Anatomy”.
The coccyx refers to which bone of the human body?
Bone on the nose
Third rib from the bottom
Question 17 Explanation:
For tailless primates the coccyx refers to the last segment of the spinal column.
Who was the author of the “Kartilla” of the Katipunan?
Question 18 Explanation:
The “Kartilla” is considered as the bible of the Katipunan and was written by Emilio Jacinto who was the secretary of the movement.
This is the classification of seed bearing plants where seeds are found within fruits.
Question 19 Explanation:
In terms of propagation, plants are classified as non-flowering (spore bearing) and flowering (seed bearing). Seed bearing plants are again classified into Gymgiosperms and Angiosperms.
Who proposed the idea of the four elements Earth, Water, Air and Fire?
Question 20 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.
Who is the world wealthiest man as of March 2013?
Carlos Slim Helu
Question 21 Explanation:
Carlos Slim Helu and Family has an estimated net worth of $73 B as of March 2013, beating Bill Gates who has $67 B
What is the world’s oldest city?
Question 22 Explanation:
Evidences show that Damascus has been inhabited since 9000 BC.
When a single entity is in control of a commodity as being its only supplier, this is called ________.
Question 23 Explanation:
Just take for instance; Meralco is the only provider of power distribution services in Metro Manila. This is a monopoly.
This division of the nervous system refers to the voluntary control over skeletal muscles.
Question 24 Explanation:
The nervous system is divide into two major divisions; somatic and autonomic. The autonomic nervous system is again divided into sympathetic and parasympathetic.
What is the National Sport of the Philippines?
Question 25 Explanation:
As per Republic Act No. 9850, Arnis has been adopted as the Official National Sport of the Philippines as of December 2009.
Malignant neoplasm is another term for _________.
Question 26 Explanation:
Cancer refers to diseases involving abnormal cell growth that has become progressively worse.
How many moons does Neptune have?
Question 27 Explanation:
Neptune is the 8th planet in our solar system and has 13 satellites and 4 rings.
What is the name of Sisa’s husband?
Question 28 Explanation:
Sisa is Basilio and Crispin’s deranged mother, who is trying to save her sons from their abusive father.
Cephalalgia is the medical term for __________.
Question 29 Explanation:
Cephalalgia is a pain anywhere the region of head or the neck.
Aling kaharian ang hindi nababanggit sa “Florante at Laura”?
Question 30 Explanation:
Ang Berbanya ay kaharian na pinangyarihan ng koridong “Ibong Adarna”.
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