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Our kidneys receive blood through the ________ arteries?
Question 1 Explanation:
The renal arteries supply the kidneys with blood.
What is the world’s oldest city?
Question 2 Explanation:
Evidences show that Damascus has been inhabited since 9000 BC.
Das Kapital was primarily written in what language?
Question 3 Explanation:
The complete tile of Das Kapital is “Das Kapital, Kritik der politischen Ökonomie” which is in German and Karl Marx is German.
President Barack Obama of the United States is a member of what political party?
Question 4 Explanation:
President Barack Obama is a democrat and was re-elected for office last November 2012.
Which author is famous for visiting public executions?
Edgar Allan Poe
Question 5 Explanation:
Thomas Hardy is the author of “Jude the Obscure”.
Which of the following does not belong to the group?
Question 6 Explanation:
The first 3 are demigods and Hypnos is the god of sleep.
What term generally refers to the breaking down of rocks?
Question 7 Explanation:
Frost wedging, exfoliation and thermal expansion are types of weathering.
Secretary Jesse Robredo who died on a plane crash and was given the Quezon Service Cross award was the head of which government office?
Question 8 Explanation:
Jesus “Jesse” Manalastas Robredo is the Secretary of DILG from July 2010 to his death on April 18, 2012.
What is the account name that was associated with the plunder case filed against former President Joseph Estrada?
Jose dela Cruz
Question 9 Explanation:
The Jose Velarde account was the alleged account containing about 3.2 billion pesos belonging to President Joseph Estrada.
Na is the atomic symbol for ___________.
Question 10 Explanation:
Sodium is the 6th element in the periodic table.
Who rescued Paris from being killed by Menelaus during their duel?
Question 11 Explanation:
Paris was beaten during the duel but he was rescued by Aphrodite.
George Washington was known to have this phobia.
Question 12 Explanation:
George Washington has Taphephobia or the fear of being buried alive. This was common during his time when premature burials were rampant.
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 13 Explanation:
Once CFC’s break down, the chlorine atoms that are releases breaks down the ozone molecules in the ozone layer.
What is the most expensive spice?
Question 14 Explanation:
Saffron prices ranges from US$500 – US$5000 per POUND.
What color are the coolest stars?
Question 15 Explanation:
Red stars have surface temperatures that are less than 5,500 Fahrenheit. Our sun has the surface temperature of approximately 10,000 Fahrenheit.
What is the real name of the 226th and current pope of the Roman Catholic Church?
Jorge Mario Bergoglio
Question 16 Explanation:
Pope Francis (Franciscus), the newly elected Pope of the Roman Catholic Church as of March 13,2013, was born on December 17, 1936 as Jorge Mario Begoglio.
Which of the following books is not written by Mark Twain?
A Tramp Abroad
The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn
The Count of Monte Cristo
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer
Question 17 Explanation:
“The Count of Monte Cristo” is written by Alexander Dumas.
Which of the following animals is not on the Philippine Coat of Arms?
All of the above
Question 18 Explanation:
The Philippine Coat of arms has an eagle on the dexter side and a lion on the sinister side.
What is the chemical formula for baking soda?
Question 19 Explanation:
Baking soda is Sodium Bicarbonate.
Cephalalgia is the medical term for __________.
Question 20 Explanation:
Cephalalgia is a pain anywhere the region of head or the neck.
Who defeated and killed Ajax during the Trojan War?
None of the Above
Question 21 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.
Which sub-specialty of medicine deals with the care of elderly people?
Question 22 Explanation:
Geriatrics aims to promote health by preventing and treating diseases and disabilities in older adults.
The coccyx refers to which bone of the human body?
Bone on the nose
Third rib from the bottom
Question 23 Explanation:
For tailless primates the coccyx refers to the last segment of the spinal column.
How many moons does Neptune have?
Question 24 Explanation:
Neptune is the 8th planet in our solar system and has 13 satellites and 4 rings.
Maria Clara lives in ___________.
Question 25 Explanation:
In the novel “Noli me Tangere” Maria Clara is Crisostomo Ibarra, who is the lead character of the story, betrothed.
What is the name of Sisa’s husband?
Question 26 Explanation:
Sisa is Basilio and Crispin’s deranged mother, who is trying to save her sons from their abusive father.
The current Secretary-General of the United Nations is from what country?
Question 27 Explanation:
The current Secretary-General of the United Nations is Ban Ki-moon of South Korea. Ki-moon was re-elected on June 21, 2011.
Caviar is essentially made up of ________.
Question 28 Explanation:
Caviar is sturgeon roe (fish eggs).
Sino ang nagligtas kay Florante sa kagubatan?
Question 29 Explanation:
Si Aladin ay isang morong na naglalakbay sa kagubatan kung saan nakatali si Florante.
Persephone is the daughter of Zeus and __________.
Question 30 Explanation:
Demeter is also Zeus sister.
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