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Tocopherol is another term for _______?
Question 1 Explanation:
Vitamin E can be found in unrefined vegetable oils.
GDP per capita is an indicator of a country’s ____________.
Standard of living
Question 2 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.
Who did NOT run for presidency during the first ever Philippine elections in 1935?
Question 3 Explanation:
Sergio Osmeña run and won as the vice-president of the Commonwealth. The contest for presidency was competed by Quezon, Aguinaldo and Aglipay.
John Forbes Nash, Jr. the subject of the movie “A Beautiful Mind” won a noble prize in ___________.
Question 4 Explanation:
John Nash won the 1994 Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences.
What is the most expensive spice?
Question 5 Explanation:
Saffron prices ranges from US$500 – US$5000 per POUND.
An altimeter is used to measure _____________.
Alterations in soil acidity
Height from above sea level
Question 6 Explanation:
Altimeter is used to measure altitude with reference to the sea level.
Das Kapital was primarily written in what language?
Question 7 Explanation:
The complete tile of Das Kapital is “Das Kapital, Kritik der politischen Ökonomie” which is in German and Karl Marx is German.
Who defeated and killed Ajax during the Trojan War?
None of the Above
Question 8 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.
Sinong tauhan sa “El Filibusterismo” ang may lupain na inaangkin ng mga prayle?
Question 9 Explanation:
Si Kabesang Tales ay naghahangad ng katarungan sa pang-aangkin ng mga prayle sa kanya lupain.
Secretary Jesse Robredo who died on a plane crash and was given the Quezon Service Cross award was the head of which government office?
Question 10 Explanation:
Jesus “Jesse” Manalastas Robredo is the Secretary of DILG from July 2010 to his death on April 18, 2012.
Who rescued Paris from being killed by Menelaus during their duel?
Question 11 Explanation:
Paris was beaten during the duel but he was rescued by Aphrodite.
Aling kaharian ang hindi nababanggit sa “Florante at Laura”?
Question 12 Explanation:
Ang Berbanya ay kaharian na pinangyarihan ng koridong “Ibong Adarna”.
Which disease is a result of Vitamin B2deficiency?
Question 13 Explanation:
Ariboflavinosis is commonly associated with malnutrition and alcoholism.
The revolt lead by Francisco Dagohoy was the longest recorded during the Spanish reign of the Philippines. How long did it last?
Question 14 Explanation:
Dagohoy’s revolt lasted from 1744-1829.
Which of the following is not a branch of Zoology?
Question 15 Explanation:
Mychology is the study of fungi. It is a branch of botany.
In which installment of the Harry Potter series did Harry, Ron and Hermione play as real life pieces of Wizard’s Chess?
Goblet of Fire
The Philosopher’s Stone
Chamber of Secrets
The Prisoner from Azkaban
Question 16 Explanation:
The enormous Wizard’s Chessboard is one of the security enchantments of the Philosopher’s Stone.
Sino ang nagligtas kay Florante sa kagubatan?
Question 17 Explanation:
Si Aladin ay isang morong na naglalakbay sa kagubatan kung saan nakatali si Florante.
What are small irregularly shaped bodies that orbits around the Sun?
Question 18 Explanation:
Asteroids are also known as minor planets.
The deposed leader of Libya, Muammar Gaddafi died during which battle?
Battle of Rusca
Battle of Sirte
Battle of Bani Walid
Battle of Tripoli
Question 19 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.
Katniss Everdeen is the heroin in which contemporary novel?
Question 20 Explanation:
The Hunger Games is the first book of the Hunger games trilogy written by Suzanne Collins. It was released in 2008.a
What caused the death of Apple founder, Steve Jobs?
Question 21 Explanation:
Steve Jobs dies of Insulinoma or a tumor of the pancreas.
Heathcliff is the main character in which famous classic literary work?
Tale of Two Cities
Question 22 Explanation:
Wuthering Heights is a Gothic novel written by Emily Bronte. It tells the love story between Heathcliff and Catherine Earnshaw.
What is the account name that was associated with the plunder case filed against former President Joseph Estrada?
Jose dela Cruz
Question 23 Explanation:
The Jose Velarde account was the alleged account containing about 3.2 billion pesos belonging to President Joseph Estrada.
What branch of botany deals with mosses?
Question 24 Explanation:
Bryology is a sub-discipline of botany that deals with Mosses, liverworts and hornworts.
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 25 Explanation:
Too much supply and so little demand will over saturate the market with a given commodity thus decreasing its price.
Cogito ergo sum is a famous adage from ___________?
Question 26 Explanation:
Rene Descartes invented the Cartesian coordinate system. Cogito ergo sum means “I think therefore, I am.”
Which of the following does not belong to the group?
Question 27 Explanation:
The first 3 are demigods and Hypnos is the god of sleep.
What is the opposite of economic recession?
Question 28 Explanation:
Recession is when an economy declines. And economic boom happens when the economy is thriving.
Saan ang pinangyarihand ng koridong “Ibon Adarna”?
Kaharian ng Espana
Kaharian ng Berbanya
Kaharian ng Armenya
Kaharian ng Albanya
Question 29 Explanation:
Si Haring Fernando na ama ni Don Juan ay siyang hari ng Berbanya.
Pollination that is made possible by wind is called ________.
Question 30 Explanation:
Pollens may be transferred by insects, birds, water, air etc. Pollination made possible by wind is called Anemophily.
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