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This type of cells has components, including DNA, mingling freely in a single compartment.
Question 1 Explanation:
Prokaryotic cells are only found in bacteria and archaebacteria.
What is the most expensive spice?
Question 2 Explanation:
Saffron prices ranges from US$500 – US$5000 per POUND.
The ozone layer is located on what layer of our atmosphere?
Question 3 Explanation:
The ozone layer is a band of ozone gas located in the stratosphere. It absorbs the harmful violet rays of the Sun.
Cetology deals with the study of __________.
All of the above
Question 4 Explanation:
Cetology is the study of sea mammals.
Truffle oil is extracted from truffles and is used for cooking. Truffle is a type of ________.
Question 5 Explanation:
Truffle is a type of subterranean mushroom.
“Frailty, thy name is woman” is a line in which Shakespeare play?
Romeo and Juliet
Question 6 Explanation:
This was the statement by Hamlet denouncing his mother’s remarriage.
Who has not been Aphrodite’s lover?
Question 7 Explanation:
Aphrodite, although married to Hephaestus, has many lovers including Ares, Poseidon and Hermes.
Which of the following does not belong to the group?
Question 8 Explanation:
The first 3 are demigods and Hypnos is the god of sleep.
Which author is famous for visiting public executions?
Edgar Allan Poe
Question 9 Explanation:
Thomas Hardy is the author of “Jude the Obscure”.
Aling kaharian ang hindi nababanggit sa “Florante at Laura”?
Question 10 Explanation:
Ang Berbanya ay kaharian na pinangyarihan ng koridong “Ibong Adarna”.
Na is the atomic symbol for ___________.
Question 11 Explanation:
Sodium is the 6th element in the periodic table.
The Archimedes Screw is invented to ___________.
Attach wooden objects
Open cork bottles
Question 12 Explanation:
The Archimedes screw was invented to remove water from the bilge of a ship.
What is the chemical formula for baking soda?
Question 13 Explanation:
Baking soda is Sodium Bicarbonate.
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.
What term generally refers to the breaking down of rocks?
Question 15 Explanation:
Frost wedging, exfoliation and thermal expansion are types of weathering.
Which is the most specific level of organism classification?
Question 16 Explanation:
Species refers to a group of closely related organisms and is the lowest level on the classification system.
Our kidneys receive blood through the ________ arteries?
Question 17 Explanation:
The renal arteries supply the kidneys with blood.
What are small irregularly shaped bodies that orbits around the Sun?
Question 18 Explanation:
Asteroids are also known as minor planets.
Which of the following represents the residual assets of a company?
Question 19 Explanation:
Capital stock represents a percentage of a company’s asset or value.
This type of cyclone has wind speeds ranging from 63-118 kph.
Low pressure area
Question 20 Explanation:
Cyclones can be categorized as: Tropical depression – wind speed < 63 kph Tropical storm – wind speed 63-118 kph Typhoon > wind speeds 118 kph
Saan ang pinangyarihand ng koridong “Ibon Adarna”?
Kaharian ng Berbanya
Kaharian ng Espana
Kaharian ng Albanya
Kaharian ng Armenya
Question 21 Explanation:
Si Haring Fernando na ama ni Don Juan ay siyang hari ng Berbanya.
GDP per capita is an indicator of a country’s ____________.
Standard of living
Question 22 Explanation:
Gross Domestic Product per capita is commonly used to indicate a country’s standard of living since it affects GDP. But it is not a direct measurement thereof.
Who was the first person in recorded history to dissect a human cadaver for the sake of science?
Question 23 Explanation:
Herophilus is regarded as the “Father of Anatomy”.
Where is the World’s largest library located?
Question 24 Explanation:
The World’s largest is the Library of Congress in Washington D.C. followed by the British Library in London.
The coccyx refers to which bone of the human body?
Bone on the nose
Third rib from the bottom
Question 25 Explanation:
For tailless primates the coccyx refers to the last segment of the spinal column.
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 26 Explanation:
Jesus “Jesse” Manalastas Robredo is the Secretary of DILG from July 2010 to his death on April 18, 2012.
Who proposed the idea of the four elements Earth, Water, Air and Fire?
Question 27 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.
The “Great Red Spot” is observable in which planet?
Question 28 Explanation:
The Great Red Spot is an intense windstorm larger than the size of Earth and seems to go on forever.
Which sub-specialty of medicine deals with the care of elderly people?
Question 29 Explanation:
Geriatrics aims to promote health by preventing and treating diseases and disabilities in older adults.
President Barack Obama of the United States is a member of what political party?
Question 30 Explanation:
President Barack Obama is a democrat and was re-elected for office last November 2012.
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