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Which of the following does not belong to the group?
Question 1 Explanation:
The first 3 are demigods and Hypnos is the god of sleep.
Das Kapital was primarily written in what language?
Question 2 Explanation:
The complete tile of Das Kapital is “Das Kapital, Kritik der politischen Ökonomie” which is in German and Karl Marx is German.
The following are not allowed to run for senator this coming election due to the second consecutive six-year term limitation aside from ____________.
Question 3 Explanation:
Francis Escudero is running for senator as a guest candidate under Team PNoy.
Tocopherol is another term for _______?
Question 4 Explanation:
Vitamin E can be found in unrefined vegetable oils.
President Barack Obama of the United States is a member of what political party?
Question 5 Explanation:
President Barack Obama is a democrat and was re-elected for office last November 2012.
Who is the world wealthiest man as of March 2013?
Carlos Slim Helu
Question 6 Explanation:
Carlos Slim Helu and Family has an estimated net worth of $73 B as of March 2013, beating Bill Gates who has $67 B
What is the National Sport of the Philippines?
Question 7 Explanation:
As per Republic Act No. 9850, Arnis has been adopted as the Official National Sport of the Philippines as of December 2009.
The second Filipino Saint, St. Pedro Calungsod was canonized on ______________.
January 12, 2012
October 21, 2012
March 5, 2012
July 21, 2012
Question 8 Explanation:
San Pedro Calungsod was canonized by Pope Benedict XVI on October 21, 2012 making him the second Filipino martyr saint.
Which is the most specific level of organism classification?
Question 9 Explanation:
Species refers to a group of closely related organisms and is the lowest level on the classification system.
Malignant neoplasm is another term for _________.
Question 10 Explanation:
Cancer refers to diseases involving abnormal cell growth that has become progressively worse.
What is the most expensive spice?
Question 11 Explanation:
Saffron prices ranges from US$500 – US$5000 per POUND.
How many chambers does a normal human heart have?
Question 12 Explanation:
The human heart has two atria and two ventricles.
An altimeter is used to measure _____________.
Height from above sea level
Alterations in soil acidity
Question 13 Explanation:
Altimeter is used to measure altitude with reference to the sea level.
What is the total number of cervical vertebrae in the human body?
Question 14 Explanation:
Cervical vertebrae are the vertebrae directly below the skull. We have 7 of those.
What term is use to categorized animals that are extinct or mythological?
Question 15 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.
What branch of botany deals with mosses?
Question 16 Explanation:
Bryology is a sub-discipline of botany that deals with Mosses, liverworts and hornworts.
The Archimedes Screw is invented to ___________.
Attach wooden objects
Open cork bottles
Question 17 Explanation:
The Archimedes screw was invented to remove water from the bilge of a ship.
What branch of geology deals with rock layers and layering?
Question 18 Explanation:
Stratigraphy focuses on rock layers and stratification.
People who study the changes in the atmosphere are called?
Question 19 Explanation:
Meteorology is the study of the atmosphere.
A __________ is an optical device that projects an image of its surrounding on a screen.
Question 20 Explanation:
This invention came out during Aristotle’s time and lead to modern cameras.
Cetology deals with the study of __________.
All of the above
Question 21 Explanation:
Cetology is the study of sea mammals.
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.
Pollination that is made possible by wind is called ________.
Question 23 Explanation:
Pollens may be transferred by insects, birds, water, air etc. Pollination made possible by wind is called Anemophily.
Persephone is the daughter of Zeus and __________.
Question 24 Explanation:
Demeter is also Zeus sister.
The ozone layer is located on what layer of our atmosphere?
Question 25 Explanation:
The ozone layer is a band of ozone gas located in the stratosphere. It absorbs the harmful violet rays of the Sun.
Question 26 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 Hare and the Tortoise” was originally told by?
Question 27 Explanation:
Aesop is a fabulist active from 620-564 BC.
Who is the current secretary of the Department of Health?
Leila de Lima
Question 28 Explanation:
Dr. Enrique T. Ona is the Secretary of the DOH since June 30, 2010.
John Forbes Nash, Jr. the subject of the movie “A Beautiful Mind” won a noble prize in ___________.
Question 29 Explanation:
John Nash won the 1994 Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences.
Who was the first person in recorded history to dissect a human cadaver for the sake of science?
Question 30 Explanation:
Herophilus is regarded as the “Father of Anatomy”.
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