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Which of the following represents the residual assets of a company?
Question 1 Explanation:
Capital stock represents a percentage of a company’s asset or value.
Who rescued Paris from being killed by Menelaus during their duel?
Question 2 Explanation:
Paris was beaten during the duel but he was rescued by Aphrodite.
What is the account name that was associated with the plunder case filed against former President Joseph Estrada?
Jose dela Cruz
Question 3 Explanation:
The Jose Velarde account was the alleged account containing about 3.2 billion pesos belonging to President Joseph Estrada.
What is the name of Sisa’s husband?
Question 4 Explanation:
Sisa is Basilio and Crispin’s deranged mother, who is trying to save her sons from their abusive father.
How many moons does Neptune have?
Question 5 Explanation:
Neptune is the 8th planet in our solar system and has 13 satellites and 4 rings.
Ferdinand Magellan named the Islands of the Philippines as ____________.
Islas de San Filipe
Islas de San Lazaro
Islas de Victoria
Islas de Indios
Question 6 Explanation:
Magellan sighted the Islands on March 21, 1521 which was the feast of St. Lazarus.
In Victor Hugo’s Les Miserables, the main character Jean Valjean was convicted for ______________.
Question 7 Explanation:
In the novel, Jean Valjean was convicted for stealing a loaf of bread for his sister’s starving children.
Which of the following is not a branch of Zoology?
Question 8 Explanation:
Mychology is the study of fungi. It is a branch of botany.
Who was the author of the “Kartilla” of the Katipunan?
Question 9 Explanation:
The “Kartilla” is considered as the bible of the Katipunan and was written by Emilio Jacinto who was the secretary of the movement.
What is the real name of Indian nationalism leader Mahatma Gandhi?
Question 10 Explanation:
Mahatma is an honorific which means “Great Soul” given to Gandhi who was born as Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi.
What was the controversial scandal involving Former President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo in the alleged rigging of the 2004 National Elections?
COMELEC Commissioner Scandal
Question 11 Explanation:
Hello Garci involved an audio recording of a phone call between former President Arroyo and Commissioner Virgilio Garcillano talking about the rigging of the 2004 election results.
Sinong tauhan sa “El Filibusterismo” ang may lupain na inaangkin ng mga prayle?
Question 12 Explanation:
Si Kabesang Tales ay naghahangad ng katarungan sa pang-aangkin ng mga prayle sa kanya lupain.
Pope Benedict XVI resigned as the head pontiff of the Roman Catholic Church effective _________.
February 14, 2013
March 13, 2013
February 28, 2013
February 11, 2013
Question 13 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.
“The Hare and the Tortoise” was originally told by?
Question 14 Explanation:
Aesop is a fabulist active from 620-564 BC.
Which of the following was not invented by Thomas Edison?
Motion picture camera
Question 15 Explanation:
The telegraph was invented by Samuel Morse.
Who invented the World Wide Web?
Scott A. Johns
Question 16 Explanation:
Tim Berners-Lee thought about the World Wide Web as a way to share research materials with his colleagues.
What color are the coolest stars?
Question 17 Explanation:
Red stars have surface temperatures that are less than 5,500 Fahrenheit. Our sun has the surface temperature of approximately 10,000 Fahrenheit.
Tocopherol is another term for _______?
Question 18 Explanation:
Vitamin E can be found in unrefined vegetable oils.
John Forbes Nash, Jr. the subject of the movie “A Beautiful Mind” won a noble prize in ___________.
Question 19 Explanation:
John Nash won the 1994 Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences.
What is the chemical formula for baking soda?
Question 20 Explanation:
Baking soda is Sodium Bicarbonate.
Which is the most specific level of organism classification?
Question 21 Explanation:
Species refers to a group of closely related organisms and is the lowest level on the classification system.
Saan ang pinangyarihand ng koridong “Ibon Adarna”?
Kaharian ng Albanya
Kaharian ng Armenya
Kaharian ng Berbanya
Kaharian ng Espana
Question 22 Explanation:
Si Haring Fernando na ama ni Don Juan ay siyang hari ng Berbanya.
The second Filipino Saint, St. Pedro Calungsod was canonized on ______________.
July 21, 2012
January 12, 2012
March 5, 2012
October 21, 2012
Question 23 Explanation:
San Pedro Calungsod was canonized by Pope Benedict XVI on October 21, 2012 making him the second Filipino martyr saint.
In which installment of the Harry Potter series did Harry, Ron and Hermione play as real life pieces of Wizard’s Chess?
Chamber of Secrets
The Philosopher’s Stone
Goblet of Fire
The Prisoner from Azkaban
Question 24 Explanation:
The enormous Wizard’s Chessboard is one of the security enchantments of the Philosopher’s Stone.
In Cormac McCarthy’s “The Road”, how many bullets that does the father’s revolver contain?
Question 25 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.
Mount Everest, the World’s tallest peak is named after __________.
Town of Everest
Question 26 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.
This type of cyclone has wind speeds ranging from 63-118 kph.
Low pressure area
Question 27 Explanation:
Cyclones can be categorized as: Tropical depression – wind speed < 63 kph Tropical storm – wind speed 63-118 kph Typhoon > wind speeds 118 kph
GDP per capita is an indicator of a country’s ____________.
Standard of living
Question 28 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.
The superior vena cava is a part of which human organ?
Question 29 Explanation:
The superior vena cava is where deoxygenated blood enters the heart.
What term is use to categorized animals that are extinct or mythological?
Question 30 Explanation:
Fauna refers to all animal life of any particular region or time. In it subdivided into several categories. Cyptofauna is just one of these categories.
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