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This organelle is referred to as the power house of the cell.
Question 1 Explanation:
Mitochondria are where glucose is converted to ATP.
What color are the coolest stars?
Question 2 Explanation:
Red stars have surface temperatures that are less than 5,500 Fahrenheit. Our sun has the surface temperature of approximately 10,000 Fahrenheit.
Which of the following does not belong to the group?
Question 3 Explanation:
The first 3 are demigods and Hypnos is the god of sleep.
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 4 Explanation:
Once CFC’s break down, the chlorine atoms that are releases breaks down the ozone molecules in the ozone layer.
The Archimedes Screw is invented to ___________.
Open cork bottles
Attach wooden objects
Question 5 Explanation:
The Archimedes screw was invented to remove water from the bilge of a ship.
This is the process is the opposite of sublimation.
Question 6 Explanation:
Sublimation – solid to gas, deposition – gas to solid.
Katniss Everdeen is the heroin in which contemporary novel?
Question 7 Explanation:
The Hunger Games is the first book of the Hunger games trilogy written by Suzanne Collins. It was released in 2008.a
This division of the nervous system refers to the voluntary control over skeletal muscles.
Question 8 Explanation:
The nervous system is divide into two major divisions; somatic and autonomic. The autonomic nervous system is again divided into sympathetic and parasympathetic.
Which disease is a result of Vitamin B2deficiency?
Question 9 Explanation:
Ariboflavinosis is commonly associated with malnutrition and alcoholism.
Who was the first person in recorded history to dissect a human cadaver for the sake of science?
Question 10 Explanation:
Herophilus is regarded as the “Father of Anatomy”.
Who is the current secretary of the Department of Health?
Leila de Lima
Question 11 Explanation:
Dr. Enrique T. Ona is the Secretary of the DOH since June 30, 2010.
The decrease in a currency’s buying power means an increase in __________.
Question 12 Explanation:
Inflation in general, is the rise in the level of prices of commodities in an economy over time. When prices increase, the buying power of a currency decreases.
Which of the following animals is not on the Philippine Coat of Arms?
All of the above
Question 13 Explanation:
The Philippine Coat of arms has an eagle on the dexter side and a lion on the sinister side.
Mount Everest, the World’s tallest peak is named after __________.
Town of Everest
Question 14 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 of the following represents the residual assets of a company?
Question 15 Explanation:
Capital stock represents a percentage of a company’s asset or value.
Ang isang korido ay may ilang pantig sa bawat linya?
Question 16 Explanation:
Ang korido isang uli ng salaysay na patula. May sukat itong walong pantig sa bawat linya at apat na linya sa isang saknong.
What term generally refers to the breaking down of rocks?
Question 17 Explanation:
Frost wedging, exfoliation and thermal expansion are types of weathering.
The “Great Red Spot” is observable in which planet?
Question 18 Explanation:
The Great Red Spot is an intense windstorm larger than the size of Earth and seems to go on forever.
A measure or quantity that has both magnitude and direction is called a __________.
Question 19 Explanation:
Force and displacement are vectors. Mass and distance as scalars.
The revolt lead by Francisco Dagohoy was the longest recorded during the Spanish reign of the Philippines. How long did it last?
Question 20 Explanation:
Dagohoy’s revolt lasted from 1744-1829.
What caused the death of Apple founder, Steve Jobs?
Question 21 Explanation:
Steve Jobs dies of Insulinoma or a tumor of the pancreas.
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 22 Explanation:
Too much supply and so little demand will over saturate the market with a given commodity thus decreasing its price.
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.
Who invented the World Wide Web?
Scott A. Johns
Question 24 Explanation:
Tim Berners-Lee thought about the World Wide Web as a way to share research materials with his colleagues.
What is the account name that was associated with the plunder case filed against former President Joseph Estrada?
Jose dela Cruz
Question 25 Explanation:
The Jose Velarde account was the alleged account containing about 3.2 billion pesos belonging to President Joseph Estrada.
R.S.V.P, which means “please respond” in English, stands for _______________.
responde si vous plea
répondez s'oule vious paît
répondez s'il vouse plît
répondez s'il vous plait
Question 26 Explanation:
R.S.V.P. is a French acronym which stands for répondez s'il vous plait.
The second Filipino Saint, St. Pedro Calungsod was canonized on ______________.
October 21, 2012
January 12, 2012
March 5, 2012
July 21, 2012
Question 27 Explanation:
San Pedro Calungsod was canonized by Pope Benedict XVI on October 21, 2012 making him the second Filipino martyr saint.
What is the real name of Indian nationalism leader Mahatma Gandhi?
Question 28 Explanation:
Mahatma is an honorific which means “Great Soul” given to Gandhi who was born as Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi.
The coccyx refers to which bone of the human body?
Third rib from the bottom
Bone on the nose
Question 29 Explanation:
For tailless primates the coccyx refers to the last segment of the spinal column.
Pope Benedict XVI resigned as the head pontiff of the Roman Catholic Church effective _________.
February 28, 2013
March 13, 2013
February 11, 2013
February 14, 2013
Question 30 Explanation:
Pope Benedict XVI announced his resignation on February 11, 2013 effective February 28, 2013. On March 13, 2013, Pope Francis was elected to take his place.
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