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The Archimedes Screw is invented to ___________.
Attach wooden objects
Open cork bottles
Question 1 Explanation:
The Archimedes screw was invented to remove water from the bilge of a ship.
Which of the following books is not written by Mark Twain?
The Count of Monte Cristo
A Tramp Abroad
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer
The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn
Question 2 Explanation:
“The Count of Monte Cristo” is written by Alexander Dumas.
Katniss Everdeen is the heroin in which contemporary novel?
Question 3 Explanation:
The Hunger Games is the first book of the Hunger games trilogy written by Suzanne Collins. It was released in 2008.a
In Victor Hugo’s Les Miserables, the main character Jean Valjean was convicted for ______________.
Question 4 Explanation:
In the novel, Jean Valjean was convicted for stealing a loaf of bread for his sister’s starving children.
What is the second most abundant gas in the atmosphere?
Question 5 Explanation:
The atmosphere is about 78% Nitrogen and 21% oxygen.
A measure or quantity that has both magnitude and direction is called a __________.
Question 6 Explanation:
Force and displacement are vectors. Mass and distance as scalars.
Ang isang korido ay may ilang pantig sa bawat linya?
Question 7 Explanation:
Ang korido isang uli ng salaysay na patula. May sukat itong walong pantig sa bawat linya at apat na linya sa isang saknong.
What is the name of Sisa’s husband?
Question 8 Explanation:
Sisa is Basilio and Crispin’s deranged mother, who is trying to save her sons from their abusive father.
In Cormac McCarthy’s “The Road”, how many bullets that does the father’s revolver contain?
Question 9 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 wrote “The Wonderful Wizard of Oz”?
L. Frank Baum
Question 10 Explanation:
L. Frank Baum wrote “The Wonderful Wizard of Oz” which has a number of film adaptations until today.
What color are the coolest stars?
Question 11 Explanation:
Red stars have surface temperatures that are less than 5,500 Fahrenheit. Our sun has the surface temperature of approximately 10,000 Fahrenheit.
Saan ang pinangyarihand ng koridong “Ibon Adarna”?
Kaharian ng Berbanya
Kaharian ng Albanya
Kaharian ng Espana
Kaharian ng Armenya
Question 12 Explanation:
Si Haring Fernando na ama ni Don Juan ay siyang hari ng Berbanya.
On the May 13, 2013 Philippine Senatorial election we are looking forward to electing ____ senators.
Question 13 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.
In which installment of the Harry Potter series did Harry, Ron and Hermione play as real life pieces of Wizard’s Chess?
Goblet of Fire
Chamber of Secrets
The Prisoner from Azkaban
The Philosopher’s Stone
Question 14 Explanation:
The enormous Wizard’s Chessboard is one of the security enchantments of the Philosopher’s Stone.
What is the real name of the 226th and current pope of the Roman Catholic Church?
Jorge Mario Bergoglio
Question 15 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.
Cephalalgia is the medical term for __________.
Question 16 Explanation:
Cephalalgia is a pain anywhere the region of head or the neck.
A __________ is an optical device that projects an image of its surrounding on a screen.
Question 17 Explanation:
This invention came out during Aristotle’s time and lead to modern cameras.
Sinong tauhan sa “El Filibusterismo” ang may lupain na inaangkin ng mga prayle?
Question 18 Explanation:
Si Kabesang Tales ay naghahangad ng katarungan sa pang-aangkin ng mga prayle sa kanya lupain.
This type of cyclone has wind speeds ranging from 63-118 kph.
Low pressure area
Question 19 Explanation:
Cyclones can be categorized as: Tropical depression – wind speed < 63 kph Tropical storm – wind speed 63-118 kph Typhoon > wind speeds 118 kph
The second Filipino Saint, St. Pedro Calungsod was canonized on ______________.
July 21, 2012
October 21, 2012
January 12, 2012
March 5, 2012
Question 20 Explanation:
San Pedro Calungsod was canonized by Pope Benedict XVI on October 21, 2012 making him the second Filipino martyr saint.
What is the real name of Indian nationalism leader Mahatma Gandhi?
Question 21 Explanation:
Mahatma is an honorific which means “Great Soul” given to Gandhi who was born as Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi.
Das Kapital was primarily written in what language?
Question 22 Explanation:
The complete tile of Das Kapital is “Das Kapital, Kritik der politischen Ökonomie” which is in German and Karl Marx is German.
Which of the following represents the residual assets of a company?
Question 23 Explanation:
Capital stock represents a percentage of a company’s asset or value.
“The Hare and the Tortoise” was originally told by?
Question 24 Explanation:
Aesop is a fabulist active from 620-564 BC.
Paleonclimatology deals with the study of ___________.
Evolution and climate
Dinosaurs and climate change
Climate change throughout history
Weather and geology
Question 25 Explanation:
Paleontology is the study of climate changes throughout the entire history of the Earth.
People who study the changes in the atmosphere are called?
Question 26 Explanation:
Meteorology is the study of the atmosphere.
What branch of geology deals with rock layers and layering?
Question 27 Explanation:
Stratigraphy focuses on rock layers and stratification.
What term is use to categorized animals that are extinct or mythological?
Question 28 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.
Tocopherol is another term for _______?
Question 29 Explanation:
Vitamin E can be found in unrefined vegetable oils.
This organelle is referred to as the power house of the cell.
Question 30 Explanation:
Mitochondria are where glucose is converted to ATP.
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