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This is the classification of seed bearing plants where seeds are found within fruits.
Question 1 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.
President Barack Obama of the United States is a member of what political party?
Question 2 Explanation:
President Barack Obama is a democrat and was re-elected for office last November 2012.
A ________ is a giant glowing cloud of made up of dust and gas.
Question 3 Explanation:
Nebulae were first thought to be very far galaxies but the creation of more powerful telescopes changed this notion.
Concha was Jose Rizal’s ‘first sorrow’. Who was Concha to Rizal?
Question 4 Explanation:
Concha or Conception was one of Rizal’s 11 siblings who died in 1865, she was 3 years old.
Which of the following was not invented by Thomas Edison?
Motion picture camera
Question 5 Explanation:
The telegraph was invented by Samuel Morse.
How many moons does Neptune have?
Question 6 Explanation:
Neptune is the 8th planet in our solar system and has 13 satellites and 4 rings.
What is the real name of the 226th and current pope of the Roman Catholic Church?
Jorge Mario Bergoglio
Question 7 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.
People who study the changes in the atmosphere are called?
Question 8 Explanation:
Meteorology is the study of the atmosphere.
What is the chemical formula for baking soda?
Question 9 Explanation:
Baking soda is Sodium Bicarbonate.
Who is the author of the “Divine Comedy”
Dante Al Gere
Question 10 Explanation:
Dante Alighiere is popularly known as simply Dante. He wrote “Divine Comedy” which was originally called “Commedia”.
Question 11 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.
Who was the author of the “Kartilla” of the Katipunan?
Question 12 Explanation:
The “Kartilla” is considered as the bible of the Katipunan and was written by Emilio Jacinto who was the secretary of the movement.
Katniss Everdeen is the heroin in which contemporary novel?
Question 13 Explanation:
The Hunger Games is the first book of the Hunger games trilogy written by Suzanne Collins. It was released in 2008.a
The revolt lead by Francisco Dagohoy was the longest recorded during the Spanish reign of the Philippines. How long did it last?
Question 14 Explanation:
Dagohoy’s revolt lasted from 1744-1829.
Das Kapital was primarily written in what language?
Question 15 Explanation:
The complete tile of Das Kapital is “Das Kapital, Kritik der politischen Ökonomie” which is in German and Karl Marx is German.
When a single entity is in control of a commodity as being its only supplier, this is called ________.
Question 16 Explanation:
Just take for instance; Meralco is the only provider of power distribution services in Metro Manila. This is a monopoly.
Who has not been Aphrodite’s lover?
Question 17 Explanation:
Aphrodite, although married to Hephaestus, has many lovers including Ares, Poseidon and Hermes.
Truffle oil is extracted from truffles and is used for cooking. Truffle is a type of ________.
Question 18 Explanation:
Truffle is a type of subterranean mushroom.
This is the process is the opposite of sublimation.
Question 19 Explanation:
Sublimation – solid to gas, deposition – gas to solid.
Our kidneys receive blood through the ________ arteries?
Question 20 Explanation:
The renal arteries supply the kidneys with blood.
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
The Philosopher’s Stone
Chamber of Secrets
The Prisoner from Azkaban
Question 21 Explanation:
The enormous Wizard’s Chessboard is one of the security enchantments of the Philosopher’s Stone.
Sinong tauhan sa “El Filibusterismo” ang may lupain na inaangkin ng mga prayle?
Question 22 Explanation:
Si Kabesang Tales ay naghahangad ng katarungan sa pang-aangkin ng mga prayle sa kanya lupain.
Maria Clara lives in ___________.
Question 23 Explanation:
In the novel “Noli me Tangere” Maria Clara is Crisostomo Ibarra, who is the lead character of the story, betrothed.
What do call the depressions on the surface of the brain?
Question 24 Explanation:
Sulci are the depressions or fissures while gyri are the areas in between.
Mount Everest, the World’s tallest peak is named after __________.
Town of Everest
Question 25 Explanation:
Mt. Everest was named after Colonel Sir George Everest, who is largely responsible for completing the Great Trigonometric Survey of India, by his successor Andrew Waugh.
Which of the following books is not written by Mark Twain?
The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer
A Tramp Abroad
The Count of Monte Cristo
Question 26 Explanation:
“The Count of Monte Cristo” is written by Alexander Dumas.
Ferdinand Magellan named the Islands of the Philippines as ____________.
Islas de Victoria
Islas de Indios
Islas de San Filipe
Islas de San Lazaro
Question 27 Explanation:
Magellan sighted the Islands on March 21, 1521 which was the feast of St. Lazarus.
Where is setting of the Lord of the Rings Trilogy?
Question 28 Explanation:
Middle-earth is the fictional universe where almost all of J. R. R. Tolkien’s novels were set.
What field of zoology deals with the study of birds?
Question 29 Explanation:
Ornithology comes from the Greeks words, ornis (bird) and logia (study).
Which is the most specific level of organism classification?
Question 30 Explanation:
Species refers to a group of closely related organisms and is the lowest level on the classification system.
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