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Question 1 Explanation:
Artemis is the goddess of the hunt. This picture depicts the goddess reaching for an arrow from her quiver but it is not there.
How many chambers does a normal human heart have?
Question 2 Explanation:
The human heart has two atria and two ventricles.
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.
Cetology deals with the study of __________.
All of the above
Question 4 Explanation:
Cetology is the study of sea mammals.
Who was the first person in recorded history to dissect a human cadaver for the sake of science?
Question 5 Explanation:
Herophilus is regarded as the “Father of Anatomy”.
Aling kaharian ang hindi nababanggit sa “Florante at Laura”?
Question 6 Explanation:
Ang Berbanya ay kaharian na pinangyarihan ng koridong “Ibong Adarna”.
Sinong tauhan sa “El Filibusterismo” ang may lupain na inaangkin ng mga prayle?
Question 7 Explanation:
Si Kabesang Tales ay naghahangad ng katarungan sa pang-aangkin ng mga prayle sa kanya lupain.
Who did NOT run for presidency during the first ever Philippine elections in 1935?
Question 8 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 9 Explanation:
John Nash won the 1994 Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences.
This organelle is referred to as the power house of the cell.
Question 10 Explanation:
Mitochondria are where glucose is converted to ATP.
What branch of geology deals with rock layers and layering?
Question 11 Explanation:
Stratigraphy focuses on rock layers and stratification.
Pope Benedict XVI resigned as the head pontiff of the Roman Catholic Church effective _________.
March 13, 2013
February 11, 2013
February 28, 2013
February 14, 2013
Question 12 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 Archimedes Screw is invented to ___________.
Open cork bottles
Attach wooden objects
Question 13 Explanation:
The Archimedes screw was invented to remove water from the bilge of a ship.
According to basic economics, when the demand is low and the supply is high, the price of a commodity will __________.
Will follow the trend of the supply.
Stay the same
Question 14 Explanation:
Too much supply and so little demand will over saturate the market with a given commodity thus decreasing its price.
Where was the setting of Nathaniel Hawthorne’s “Scarlet Letter”
Question 15 Explanation:
“Scarlet Letter” is set in Puritan Boston, MA.
What term is use to categorized animals that are extinct or mythological?
Question 16 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.
What are small irregularly shaped bodies that orbits around the Sun?
Question 17 Explanation:
Asteroids are also known as minor planets.
President Barack Obama of the United States is a member of what political party?
Question 18 Explanation:
President Barack Obama is a democrat and was re-elected for office last November 2012.
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 19 Explanation:
Once CFC’s break down, the chlorine atoms that are releases breaks down the ozone molecules in the ozone layer.
Our kidneys receive blood through the ________ arteries?
Question 20 Explanation:
The renal arteries supply the kidneys with blood.
Sino ang nagligtas kay Florante sa kagubatan?
Question 21 Explanation:
Si Aladin ay isang morong na naglalakbay sa kagubatan kung saan nakatali si Florante.
Which United States company ranked No. 1 in the Fortune 500 in the year 2012?
Question 22 Explanation:
Exxon Mobil rose to No. 1 from being No. 2 in 2011. It overtook Wal-Mart which dropped to No. 2 followed by Chevron in No. 3.
What is the opposite of economic recession?
Question 23 Explanation:
Recession is when an economy declines. And economic boom happens when the economy is thriving.
What is the second most abundant gas in the atmosphere?
Question 24 Explanation:
The atmosphere is about 78% Nitrogen and 21% oxygen.
The deposed leader of Libya, Muammar Gaddafi died during which battle?
Battle of Tripoli
Battle of Sirte
Battle of Rusca
Battle of Bani Walid
Question 25 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.
R.S.V.P, which means “please respond” in English, stands for _______________.
responde si vous plea
répondez s'il vous plait
répondez s'il vouse plît
répondez s'oule vious paît
Question 26 Explanation:
R.S.V.P. is a French acronym which stands for répondez s'il vous plait.
“It was the best of times, it was the worst of times.”, is the famous first line of which novel?
Tale of Two Cities
The Tipping Point
Question 27 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”
Mount Everest, the World’s tallest peak is named after __________.
Town of Everest
Question 28 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.
Malignant neoplasm is another term for _________.
Question 29 Explanation:
Cancer refers to diseases involving abnormal cell growth that has become progressively worse.
“The Hare and the Tortoise” was originally told by?
Question 30 Explanation:
Aesop is a fabulist active from 620-564 BC.
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