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Which country hosted the 21st ASEAN summit?
Question 1 Explanation:
Cambodia hosted the 20th and the 21st ASEAN summit. The latter was held on November 17-20, 2012 in Phnom Penh, Cambodia.
Sino ang nagligtas kay Florante sa kagubatan?
Question 2 Explanation:
Si Aladin ay isang morong na naglalakbay sa kagubatan kung saan nakatali si Florante.
Who is the world wealthiest man as of March 2013?
Carlos Slim Helu
Question 3 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
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.
When a single entity is in control of a commodity as being its only supplier, this is called ________.
Question 5 Explanation:
Just take for instance; Meralco is the only provider of power distribution services in Metro Manila. This is a monopoly.
A measure or quantity that has both magnitude and direction is called a __________.
Question 6 Explanation:
Force and displacement are vectors. Mass and distance as scalars.
In Cormac McCarthy’s “The Road”, how many bullets that does the father’s revolver contain?
Question 7 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.
The revolt lead by Francisco Dagohoy was the longest recorded during the Spanish reign of the Philippines. How long did it last?
Question 8 Explanation:
Dagohoy’s revolt lasted from 1744-1829.
What is the real name of Indian nationalism leader Mahatma Gandhi?
Question 9 Explanation:
Mahatma is an honorific which means “Great Soul” given to Gandhi who was born as Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi.
What is the second most abundant gas in the atmosphere?
Question 10 Explanation:
The atmosphere is about 78% Nitrogen and 21% oxygen.
What is the name of the group lead by Jason in search for the Golden Fleece?
Question 11 Explanation:
The name of the Argonauts came from their ship Argo.
“Frailty, thy name is woman” is a line in which Shakespeare play?
Romeo and Juliet
Question 12 Explanation:
This was the statement by Hamlet denouncing his mother’s remarriage.
The second Filipino Saint, St. Pedro Calungsod was canonized on ______________.
October 21, 2012
March 5, 2012
January 12, 2012
July 21, 2012
Question 13 Explanation:
San Pedro Calungsod was canonized by Pope Benedict XVI on October 21, 2012 making him the second Filipino martyr saint.
Persephone is the daughter of Zeus and __________.
Question 14 Explanation:
Demeter is also Zeus sister.
The ozone layer is located on what layer of our atmosphere?
Question 15 Explanation:
The ozone layer is a band of ozone gas located in the stratosphere. It absorbs the harmful violet rays of the Sun.
Which sub-specialty of medicine deals with the care of elderly people?
Question 16 Explanation:
Geriatrics aims to promote health by preventing and treating diseases and disabilities in older adults.
This type of cyclone has wind speeds ranging from 63-118 kph.
Low pressure area
Question 17 Explanation:
Cyclones can be categorized as: Tropical depression – wind speed < 63 kph Tropical storm – wind speed 63-118 kph Typhoon > wind speeds 118 kph
What branch of botany deals with mosses?
Question 18 Explanation:
Bryology is a sub-discipline of botany that deals with Mosses, liverworts and hornworts.
The deposed leader of Libya, Muammar Gaddafi died during which battle?
Battle of Sirte
Battle of Tripoli
Battle of Bani Walid
Battle of Rusca
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.
Truffle oil is extracted from truffles and is used for cooking. Truffle is a type of ________.
Question 20 Explanation:
Truffle is a type of subterranean mushroom.
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 21 Explanation:
Too much supply and so little demand will over saturate the market with a given commodity thus decreasing its price.
This is the classification of seed bearing plants where seeds are found within fruits.
Question 22 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.
Saan ang pinangyarihand ng koridong “Ibon Adarna”?
Kaharian ng Armenya
Kaharian ng Espana
Kaharian ng Albanya
Kaharian ng Berbanya
Question 23 Explanation:
Si Haring Fernando na ama ni Don Juan ay siyang hari ng Berbanya.
Caviar is essentially made up of ________.
Question 24 Explanation:
Caviar is sturgeon roe (fish eggs).
Pope Benedict XVI resigned as the head pontiff of the Roman Catholic Church effective _________.
February 14, 2013
February 11, 2013
March 13, 2013
February 28, 2013
Question 25 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.
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 26 Explanation:
Once CFC’s break down, the chlorine atoms that are releases breaks down the ozone molecules in the ozone layer.
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.
Where is the World’s largest library located?
Question 28 Explanation:
The World’s largest is the Library of Congress in Washington D.C. followed by the British Library in London.
How many chambers does a normal human heart have?
Question 29 Explanation:
The human heart has two atria and two ventricles.
The coccyx refers to which bone of the human body?
Third rib from the bottom
Bone on the nose
Question 30 Explanation:
For tailless primates the coccyx refers to the last segment of the spinal column.
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