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How many moons does Neptune have?
Question 1 Explanation:
Neptune is the 8th planet in our solar system and has 13 satellites and 4 rings.
Das Kapital was primarily written in what language?
Question 2 Explanation:
The complete tile of Das Kapital is “Das Kapital, Kritik der politischen Ökonomie” which is in German and Karl Marx is German.
Who is the current secretary of the Department of Health?
Leila de Lima
Question 3 Explanation:
Dr. Enrique T. Ona is the Secretary of the DOH since June 30, 2010.
Who defeated and killed Ajax during the Trojan War?
None of the Above
Question 4 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.
Pollination that is made possible by wind is called ________.
Question 5 Explanation:
Pollens may be transferred by insects, birds, water, air etc. Pollination made possible by wind is called Anemophily.
Truffle oil is extracted from truffles and is used for cooking. Truffle is a type of ________.
Question 6 Explanation:
Truffle is a type of subterranean mushroom.
What color are the coolest stars?
Question 7 Explanation:
Red stars have surface temperatures that are less than 5,500 Fahrenheit. Our sun has the surface temperature of approximately 10,000 Fahrenheit.
The superior vena cava is a part of which human organ?
Question 8 Explanation:
The superior vena cava is where deoxygenated blood enters the heart.
Saan ang pinangyarihand ng koridong “Ibon Adarna”?
Kaharian ng Armenya
Kaharian ng Berbanya
Kaharian ng Albanya
Kaharian ng Espana
Question 9 Explanation:
Si Haring Fernando na ama ni Don Juan ay siyang hari ng Berbanya.
A __________ is an optical device that projects an image of its surrounding on a screen.
Question 10 Explanation:
This invention came out during Aristotle’s time and lead to modern cameras.
When a single entity is in control of a commodity as being its only supplier, this is called ________.
Question 11 Explanation:
Just take for instance; Meralco is the only provider of power distribution services in Metro Manila. This is a monopoly.
Which of the following represents the residual assets of a company?
Question 12 Explanation:
Capital stock represents a percentage of a company’s asset or value.
The revolt lead by Francisco Dagohoy was the longest recorded during the Spanish reign of the Philippines. How long did it last?
Question 13 Explanation:
Dagohoy’s revolt lasted from 1744-1829.
Which of the following animals is not on the Philippine Coat of Arms?
All of the above
Question 14 Explanation:
The Philippine Coat of arms has an eagle on the dexter side and a lion on the sinister side.
Where is setting of the Lord of the Rings Trilogy?
Question 15 Explanation:
Middle-earth is the fictional universe where almost all of J. R. R. Tolkien’s novels were set.
Mount Everest, the World’s tallest peak is named after __________.
Town of Everest
Question 16 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.
Who is the world wealthiest man as of March 2013?
Carlos Slim Helu
Question 17 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
Wine is product of what process?
Question 18 Explanation:
Fermentation converts sugar to acid and/or alcohol using yeast.
“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 19 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”
Which of the following does not belong to the group?
Question 20 Explanation:
The first 3 are demigods and Hypnos is the god of sleep.
What are small irregularly shaped bodies that orbits around the Sun?
Question 21 Explanation:
Asteroids are also known as minor planets.
This type of cyclone has wind speeds ranging from 63-118 kph.
Low pressure area
Question 22 Explanation:
Cyclones can be categorized as: Tropical depression – wind speed < 63 kph Tropical storm – wind speed 63-118 kph Typhoon > wind speeds 118 kph
“Frailty, thy name is woman” is a line in which Shakespeare play?
Romeo and Juliet
Question 23 Explanation:
This was the statement by Hamlet denouncing his mother’s remarriage.
George Washington was known to have this phobia.
Question 24 Explanation:
George Washington has Taphephobia or the fear of being buried alive. This was common during his time when premature burials were rampant.
Concha was Jose Rizal’s ‘first sorrow’. Who was Concha to Rizal?
Question 25 Explanation:
Concha or Conception was one of Rizal’s 11 siblings who died in 1865, she was 3 years old.
Where is the World’s largest library located?
Question 26 Explanation:
The World’s largest is the Library of Congress in Washington D.C. followed by the British Library in London.
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 27 Explanation:
Once CFC’s break down, the chlorine atoms that are releases breaks down the ozone molecules in the ozone layer.
During his exile, who informed Rizal about the plans of Andres Bonifacio for an armed struggle against Spain?
Question 28 Explanation:
Dr. Pio Valenzuela was Bonifacio’s emissary to Rizal in Dapitan.
Who proposed the idea of the four elements Earth, Water, Air and Fire?
Question 29 Explanation:
Empedocles proposed the idea of the 4 Classical Elements. Aristotle added another element which is Aether, which according to him makes up the heavenly spheres.
How many chambers does a normal human heart have?
Question 30 Explanation:
The human heart has two atria and two ventricles.
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