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This pollutant is a reddish-brown gas that comes from burning fossil fuels. It has a strong smell at high levels.
Question 1 Explanation:
Nitrogen dioxide mostly comes from power plants and cars.
What is the name of Sisa’s husband?
Question 2 Explanation:
Sisa is Basilio and Crispin’s deranged mother, who is trying to save her sons from their abusive father.
Who rescued Paris from being killed by Menelaus during their duel?
Question 3 Explanation:
Paris was beaten during the duel but he was rescued by Aphrodite.
Where is the World’s largest library located?
Question 4 Explanation:
The World’s largest is the Library of Congress in Washington D.C. followed by the British Library in London.
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”.
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 6 Explanation:
Once CFC’s break down, the chlorine atoms that are releases breaks down the ozone molecules in the ozone layer.
Which is the most specific level of organism classification?
Question 7 Explanation:
Species refers to a group of closely related organisms and is the lowest level on the classification system.
Ferdinand Magellan named the Islands of the Philippines as ____________.
Islas de San Filipe
Islas de Victoria
Islas de San Lazaro
Islas de Indios
Question 8 Explanation:
Magellan sighted the Islands on March 21, 1521 which was the feast of St. Lazarus.
Pollination that is made possible by wind is called ________.
Question 9 Explanation:
Pollens may be transferred by insects, birds, water, air etc. Pollination made possible by wind is called Anemophily.
Heathcliff is the main character in which famous classic literary work?
Tale of Two Cities
Question 10 Explanation:
Wuthering Heights is a Gothic novel written by Emily Bronte. It tells the love story between Heathcliff and Catherine Earnshaw.
What is the total number of cervical vertebrae in the human body?
Question 11 Explanation:
Cervical vertebrae are the vertebrae directly below the skull. We have 7 of those.
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.
What is the opposite of economic recession?
Question 13 Explanation:
Recession is when an economy declines. And economic boom happens when the economy is thriving.
Tocopherol is another term for _______?
Question 14 Explanation:
Vitamin E can be found in unrefined vegetable oils.
“The Hare and the Tortoise” was originally told by?
Question 15 Explanation:
Aesop is a fabulist active from 620-564 BC.
Who defeated and killed Ajax during the Trojan War?
None of the Above
Question 16 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.
What term is use to categorized animals that are extinct or mythological?
Question 17 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.
When a single entity is in control of a commodity as being its only supplier, this is called ________.
Question 18 Explanation:
Just take for instance; Meralco is the only provider of power distribution services in Metro Manila. This is a monopoly.
Who is the current secretary of the Department of Health?
Leila de Lima
Question 19 Explanation:
Dr. Enrique T. Ona is the Secretary of the DOH since June 30, 2010.
A __________ is an optical device that projects an image of its surrounding on a screen.
Question 20 Explanation:
This invention came out during Aristotle’s time and lead to modern cameras.
“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 21 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”
The second Filipino Saint, St. Pedro Calungsod was canonized on ______________.
January 12, 2012
October 21, 2012
March 5, 2012
July 21, 2012
Question 22 Explanation:
San Pedro Calungsod was canonized by Pope Benedict XVI on October 21, 2012 making him the second Filipino martyr saint.
This division of the nervous system refers to the voluntary control over skeletal muscles.
Question 23 Explanation:
The nervous system is divide into two major divisions; somatic and autonomic. The autonomic nervous system is again divided into sympathetic and parasympathetic.
What is the chemical formula for baking soda?
Question 24 Explanation:
Baking soda is Sodium Bicarbonate.
This type of cyclone has wind speeds ranging from 63-118 kph.
Low pressure area
Question 25 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 field of zoology deals with the study of birds?
Question 26 Explanation:
Ornithology comes from the Greeks words, ornis (bird) and logia (study).
John Forbes Nash, Jr. the subject of the movie “A Beautiful Mind” won a noble prize in ___________.
Question 27 Explanation:
John Nash won the 1994 Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences.
What are small irregularly shaped bodies that orbits around the Sun?
Question 28 Explanation:
Asteroids are also known as minor planets.
This organelle is referred to as the power house of the cell.
Question 29 Explanation:
Mitochondria are where glucose is converted to ATP.
This is the process is the opposite of sublimation.
Question 30 Explanation:
Sublimation – solid to gas, deposition – gas to solid.
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