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The superior vena cava is a part of which human organ?
Question 1 Explanation:
The superior vena cava is where deoxygenated blood enters the heart.
Cephalalgia is the medical term for __________.
Question 2 Explanation:
Cephalalgia is a pain anywhere the region of head or the neck.
What is the real name of Indian nationalism leader Mahatma Gandhi?
Question 3 Explanation:
Mahatma is an honorific which means “Great Soul” given to Gandhi who was born as Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi.
George Washington was known to have this phobia.
Question 4 Explanation:
George Washington has Taphephobia or the fear of being buried alive. This was common during his time when premature burials were rampant.
Where is setting of the Lord of the Rings Trilogy?
Question 5 Explanation:
Middle-earth is the fictional universe where almost all of J. R. R. Tolkien’s novels were set.
Na is the atomic symbol for ___________.
Question 6 Explanation:
Sodium is the 6th element in the periodic table.
President Barack Obama of the United States is a member of what political party?
Question 7 Explanation:
President Barack Obama is a democrat and was re-elected for office last November 2012.
In which installment of the Harry Potter series did Harry, Ron and Hermione play as real life pieces of Wizard’s Chess?
The Philosopher’s Stone
Goblet of Fire
Chamber of Secrets
The Prisoner from Azkaban
Question 8 Explanation:
The enormous Wizard’s Chessboard is one of the security enchantments of the Philosopher’s Stone.
Who is the current secretary of the Department of Health?
Leila de Lima
Question 9 Explanation:
Dr. Enrique T. Ona is the Secretary of the DOH since June 30, 2010.
The deposed leader of Libya, Muammar Gaddafi died during which battle?
Battle of Rusca
Battle of Tripoli
Battle of Sirte
Battle of Bani Walid
Question 10 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.
Which of the following is not a branch of Zoology?
Question 11 Explanation:
Mychology is the study of fungi. It is a branch of botany.
Ang isang korido ay may ilang pantig sa bawat linya?
Question 12 Explanation:
Ang korido isang uli ng salaysay na patula. May sukat itong walong pantig sa bawat linya at apat na linya sa isang saknong.
Heathcliff is the main character in which famous classic literary work?
Tale of Two Cities
Question 13 Explanation:
Wuthering Heights is a Gothic novel written by Emily Bronte. It tells the love story between Heathcliff and Catherine Earnshaw.
When a single entity is in control of a commodity as being its only supplier, this is called ________.
Question 14 Explanation:
Just take for instance; Meralco is the only provider of power distribution services in Metro Manila. This is a monopoly.
Who proposed the idea of the four elements Earth, Water, Air and Fire?
Question 15 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.
John Forbes Nash, Jr. the subject of the movie “A Beautiful Mind” won a noble prize in ___________.
Question 16 Explanation:
John Nash won the 1994 Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences.
Which is the most specific level of organism classification?
Question 17 Explanation:
Species refers to a group of closely related organisms and is the lowest level on the classification system.
Pollination that is made possible by wind is called ________.
Question 18 Explanation:
Pollens may be transferred by insects, birds, water, air etc. Pollination made possible by wind is called Anemophily.
In Cormac McCarthy’s “The Road”, how many bullets that does the father’s revolver contain?
Question 19 Explanation:
“The Road” tells the stories about a father and son’s journey across a post-apocalyptic landscape. They have a revolver with two bullets in it. The boy was given instructions to use it on himself if the need arises.
Who has not been Aphrodite’s lover?
Question 20 Explanation:
Aphrodite, although married to Hephaestus, has many lovers including Ares, Poseidon and Hermes.
R.S.V.P, which means “please respond” in English, stands for _______________.
répondez s'il vouse plît
répondez s'il vous plait
responde si vous plea
répondez s'oule vious paît
Question 21 Explanation:
R.S.V.P. is a French acronym which stands for répondez s'il vous plait.
What was the controversial scandal involving Former President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo in the alleged rigging of the 2004 National Elections?
COMELEC Commissioner Scandal
Question 22 Explanation:
Hello Garci involved an audio recording of a phone call between former President Arroyo and Commissioner Virgilio Garcillano talking about the rigging of the 2004 election results.
What field of zoology deals with the study of birds?
Question 23 Explanation:
Ornithology comes from the Greeks words, ornis (bird) and logia (study).
Who invented the World Wide Web?
Scott A. Johns
Question 24 Explanation:
Tim Berners-Lee thought about the World Wide Web as a way to share research materials with his colleagues.
Saan ang pinangyarihand ng koridong “Ibon Adarna”?
Kaharian ng Espana
Kaharian ng Berbanya
Kaharian ng Armenya
Kaharian ng Albanya
Question 25 Explanation:
Si Haring Fernando na ama ni Don Juan ay siyang hari ng Berbanya.
Who wrote “The Wonderful Wizard of Oz”?
L. Frank Baum
Question 26 Explanation:
L. Frank Baum wrote “The Wonderful Wizard of Oz” which has a number of film adaptations until today.
Das Kapital was primarily written in what language?
Question 27 Explanation:
The complete tile of Das Kapital is “Das Kapital, Kritik der politischen Ökonomie” which is in German and Karl Marx is German.
What branch of botany deals with mosses?
Question 28 Explanation:
Bryology is a sub-discipline of botany that deals with Mosses, liverworts and hornworts.
This type of cells has components, including DNA, mingling freely in a single compartment.
Question 29 Explanation:
Prokaryotic cells are only found in bacteria and archaebacteria.
Which of the following was not invented by Thomas Edison?
Motion picture camera
Question 30 Explanation:
The telegraph was invented by Samuel Morse.
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