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This is the process is the opposite of sublimation.
Question 1 Explanation:
Sublimation – solid to gas, deposition – gas to solid.
The coccyx refers to which bone of the human body?
Bone on the nose
Third rib from the bottom
Question 2 Explanation:
For tailless primates the coccyx refers to the last segment of the spinal column.
What is the National Sport of the Philippines?
Question 3 Explanation:
As per Republic Act No. 9850, Arnis has been adopted as the Official National Sport of the Philippines as of December 2009.
Question 4 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.
The superior vena cava is a part of which human organ?
Question 5 Explanation:
The superior vena cava is where deoxygenated blood enters the heart.
What are small irregularly shaped bodies that orbits around the Sun?
Question 6 Explanation:
Asteroids are also known as minor planets.
GDP per capita is an indicator of a country’s ____________.
Standard of living
Question 7 Explanation:
Gross Domestic Product per capita is commonly used to indicate a country’s standard of living since it affects GDP. But it is not a direct measurement thereof.
“The Hare and the Tortoise” was originally told by?
Question 8 Explanation:
Aesop is a fabulist active from 620-564 BC.
On the May 13, 2013 Philippine Senatorial election we are looking forward to electing ____ senators.
Question 9 Explanation:
This coming election, 12 of the 24 seats in senate will be filled. This is assuming that Senator Miriam Defensor Santiago will not vacate her seat in lieu of being elected as a Judge for the International Criminal Court. If she does vacate her seat, 13 senators will be elected, one will continue the remaining 3 years of her term.
What is the name of the group lead by Jason in search for the Golden Fleece?
Question 10 Explanation:
The name of the Argonauts came from their ship Argo.
This type of cyclone has wind speeds ranging from 63-118 kph.
Low pressure area
Question 11 Explanation:
Cyclones can be categorized as: Tropical depression – wind speed < 63 kph Tropical storm – wind speed 63-118 kph Typhoon > wind speeds 118 kph
Who has not been Aphrodite’s lover?
Question 12 Explanation:
Aphrodite, although married to Hephaestus, has many lovers including Ares, Poseidon and Hermes.
Which of the following was not invented by Thomas Edison?
Motion picture camera
Question 13 Explanation:
The telegraph was invented by Samuel Morse.
The decrease in a currency’s buying power means an increase in __________.
Question 14 Explanation:
Inflation in general, is the rise in the level of prices of commodities in an economy over time. When prices increase, the buying power of a currency decreases.
The “Great Red Spot” is observable in which planet?
Question 15 Explanation:
The Great Red Spot is an intense windstorm larger than the size of Earth and seems to go on forever.
R.S.V.P, which means “please respond” in English, stands for _______________.
répondez s'il vouse plît
répondez s'oule vious paît
répondez s'il vous plait
responde si vous plea
Question 16 Explanation:
R.S.V.P. is a French acronym which stands for répondez s'il vous plait.
What is the world’s oldest city?
Question 17 Explanation:
Evidences show that Damascus has been inhabited since 9000 BC.
Wine is product of what process?
Question 18 Explanation:
Fermentation converts sugar to acid and/or alcohol using yeast.
What is the second most abundant gas in the atmosphere?
Question 19 Explanation:
The atmosphere is about 78% Nitrogen and 21% oxygen.
This is the classification of seed bearing plants where seeds are found within fruits.
Question 20 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.
What field of zoology deals with the study of birds?
Question 21 Explanation:
Ornithology comes from the Greeks words, ornis (bird) and logia (study).
An alcoholic drink that says 80 proof has ______ percent alcohol?
Question 22 Explanation:
Alcoholic proof is twice the percentage of alcohol by volume.
Which of the following animals is not on the Philippine Coat of Arms?
All of the above
Question 23 Explanation:
The Philippine Coat of arms has an eagle on the dexter side and a lion on the sinister side.
Cogito ergo sum is a famous adage from ___________?
Question 24 Explanation:
Rene Descartes invented the Cartesian coordinate system. Cogito ergo sum means “I think therefore, I am.”
Caviar is essentially made up of ________.
Question 25 Explanation:
Caviar is sturgeon roe (fish eggs).
Who proposed the idea of the four elements Earth, Water, Air and Fire?
Question 26 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.
Aling kaharian ang hindi nababanggit sa “Florante at Laura”?
Question 27 Explanation:
Ang Berbanya ay kaharian na pinangyarihan ng koridong “Ibong Adarna”.
While in Ghent, Belgium, who provided financial assistance to Jose Rizal in order to finish printing his second novel, “El Filibusterismo”?
Dr. Maximo Viola
Question 28 Explanation:
Rizal encountered financial difficulties while printing “El Filibusterismo”. Valentin Ventura came to his aid and thus he was able to finish printing his second novel.
Das Kapital was primarily written in what language?
Question 29 Explanation:
The complete tile of Das Kapital is “Das Kapital, Kritik der politischen Ökonomie” which is in German and Karl Marx is German.
During his exile, who informed Rizal about the plans of Andres Bonifacio for an armed struggle against Spain?
Question 30 Explanation:
Dr. Pio Valenzuela was Bonifacio’s emissary to Rizal in Dapitan.
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