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Maria Clara lives in ___________.
Question 1 Explanation:
In the novel “Noli me Tangere” Maria Clara is Crisostomo Ibarra, who is the lead character of the story, betrothed.
What is the real name of Indian nationalism leader Mahatma Gandhi?
Question 2 Explanation:
Mahatma is an honorific which means “Great Soul” given to Gandhi who was born as Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi.
An altimeter is used to measure _____________.
Height from above sea level
Alterations in soil acidity
Question 3 Explanation:
Altimeter is used to measure altitude with reference to the sea level.
“Frailty, thy name is woman” is a line in which Shakespeare play?
Romeo and Juliet
Question 4 Explanation:
This was the statement by Hamlet denouncing his mother’s remarriage.
“It was the best of times, it was the worst of times.”, is the famous first line of which novel?
The Tipping Point
Tale of Two Cities
Question 5 Explanation:
“It was the best of times, it was the worst of times, it was the age of wisdom, it was the age of foolishness, it was the epoch of belief, it was the epoch of incredulity, it was the season of Light, it was the season of Darkness, it was the spring of hope, it was the winter of despair, we had everything before us, we had nothing before us, we were all going direct to Heaven, we were all going direct the other way – in short, the period was so far like the present period, that some of its noisiest authorities insisted on its being received, for good or for evil, in the superlative degree of comparison only.”, is the first sentence of Charles Dickens’ “A Tale of Two Cities”
Cephalalgia is the medical term for __________.
Question 6 Explanation:
Cephalalgia is a pain anywhere the region of head or the neck.
This organelle is referred to as the power house of the cell.
Question 7 Explanation:
Mitochondria are where glucose is converted to ATP.
Which of the following animals is not on the Philippine Coat of Arms?
All of the above
Question 8 Explanation:
The Philippine Coat of arms has an eagle on the dexter side and a lion on the sinister side.
This type of cyclone has wind speeds ranging from 63-118 kph.
Low pressure area
Question 9 Explanation:
Cyclones can be categorized as: Tropical depression – wind speed < 63 kph Tropical storm – wind speed 63-118 kph Typhoon > wind speeds 118 kph
Concha was Jose Rizal’s ‘first sorrow’. Who was Concha to Rizal?
Question 10 Explanation:
Concha or Conception was one of Rizal’s 11 siblings who died in 1865, she was 3 years old.
Who invented the World Wide Web?
Scott A. Johns
Question 11 Explanation:
Tim Berners-Lee thought about the World Wide Web as a way to share research materials with his colleagues.
People who study the changes in the atmosphere are called?
Question 12 Explanation:
Meteorology is the study of the atmosphere.
Malignant neoplasm is another term for _________.
Question 13 Explanation:
Cancer refers to diseases involving abnormal cell growth that has become progressively worse.
Cetology deals with the study of __________.
All of the above
Question 14 Explanation:
Cetology is the study of sea mammals.
During his exile, who informed Rizal about the plans of Andres Bonifacio for an armed struggle against Spain?
Question 15 Explanation:
Dr. Pio Valenzuela was Bonifacio’s emissary to Rizal in Dapitan.
What is the chemical formula for baking soda?
Question 16 Explanation:
Baking soda is Sodium Bicarbonate.
Who is the author of the “Divine Comedy”
Dante Al Gere
Question 17 Explanation:
Dante Alighiere is popularly known as simply Dante. He wrote “Divine Comedy” which was originally called “Commedia”.
What is the most expensive spice?
Question 18 Explanation:
Saffron prices ranges from US$500 – US$5000 per POUND.
Truffle oil is extracted from truffles and is used for cooking. Truffle is a type of ________.
Question 19 Explanation:
Truffle is a type of subterranean mushroom.
Sino ang nagligtas kay Florante sa kagubatan?
Question 20 Explanation:
Si Aladin ay isang morong na naglalakbay sa kagubatan kung saan nakatali si Florante.
This type of cells has components, including DNA, mingling freely in a single compartment.
Question 21 Explanation:
Prokaryotic cells are only found in bacteria and archaebacteria.
In Cormac McCarthy’s “The Road”, how many bullets that does the father’s revolver contain?
Question 22 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.
What is the second most abundant gas in the atmosphere?
Question 23 Explanation:
The atmosphere is about 78% Nitrogen and 21% oxygen.
Which of the following is not a branch of Zoology?
Question 24 Explanation:
Mychology is the study of fungi. It is a branch of botany.
When a single entity is in control of a commodity as being its only supplier, this is called ________.
Question 25 Explanation:
Just take for instance; Meralco is the only provider of power distribution services in Metro Manila. This is a monopoly.
Sinong tauhan sa “El Filibusterismo” ang may lupain na inaangkin ng mga prayle?
Question 26 Explanation:
Si Kabesang Tales ay naghahangad ng katarungan sa pang-aangkin ng mga prayle sa kanya lupain.
The coccyx refers to which bone of the human body?
Bone on the nose
Third rib from the bottom
Question 27 Explanation:
For tailless primates the coccyx refers to the last segment of the spinal column.
Tocopherol is another term for _______?
Question 28 Explanation:
Vitamin E can be found in unrefined vegetable oils.
What do call the depressions on the surface of the brain?
Question 29 Explanation:
Sulci are the depressions or fissures while gyri are the areas in between.
What caused the death of Apple founder, Steve Jobs?
Question 30 Explanation:
Steve Jobs dies of Insulinoma or a tumor of the pancreas.
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