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What are small irregularly shaped bodies that orbits around the Sun?
Question 1 Explanation:
Asteroids are also known as minor planets.
A measure or quantity that has both magnitude and direction is called a __________.
Question 2 Explanation:
Force and displacement are vectors. Mass and distance as scalars.
During his exile, who informed Rizal about the plans of Andres Bonifacio for an armed struggle against Spain?
Question 3 Explanation:
Dr. Pio Valenzuela was Bonifacio’s emissary to Rizal in Dapitan.
Who has not been Aphrodite’s lover?
Question 4 Explanation:
Aphrodite, although married to Hephaestus, has many lovers including Ares, Poseidon and Hermes.
George Washington was known to have this phobia.
Question 5 Explanation:
George Washington has Taphephobia or the fear of being buried alive. This was common during his time when premature burials were rampant.
Pope Benedict XVI resigned as the head pontiff of the Roman Catholic Church effective _________.
March 13, 2013
February 28, 2013
February 11, 2013
February 14, 2013
Question 6 Explanation:
Pope Benedict XVI announced his resignation on February 11, 2013 effective February 28, 2013. On March 13, 2013, Pope Francis was elected to take his place.
These substances are stable under normal temperatures but can be broken down by exposure to strong UV radiation. Once broken down, it releases atomic chlorine.
Question 7 Explanation:
Once CFC’s break down, the chlorine atoms that are releases breaks down the ozone molecules in the ozone layer.
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.
Cogito ergo sum is a famous adage from ___________?
Question 9 Explanation:
Rene Descartes invented the Cartesian coordinate system. Cogito ergo sum means “I think therefore, I am.”
The coccyx refers to which bone of the human body?
Bone on the nose
Third rib from the bottom
Question 10 Explanation:
For tailless primates the coccyx refers to the last segment of the spinal column.
The superior vena cava is a part of which human organ?
Question 11 Explanation:
The superior vena cava is where deoxygenated blood enters the heart.
Caviar is essentially made up of ________.
Question 12 Explanation:
Caviar is sturgeon roe (fish eggs).
Which of the following was not invented by Thomas Edison?
Motion picture camera
Question 13 Explanation:
The telegraph was invented by Samuel Morse.
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.
According to basic economics, when the demand is low and the supply is high, the price of a commodity will __________.
Stay the same
Will follow the trend of the supply.
Question 15 Explanation:
Too much supply and so little demand will over saturate the market with a given commodity thus decreasing its price.
The decrease in a currency’s buying power means an increase in __________.
Question 16 Explanation:
Inflation in general, is the rise in the level of prices of commodities in an economy over time. When prices increase, the buying power of a currency decreases.
What is the chemical formula for baking soda?
Question 17 Explanation:
Baking soda is Sodium Bicarbonate.
Which sub-specialty of medicine deals with the care of elderly people?
Question 18 Explanation:
Geriatrics aims to promote health by preventing and treating diseases and disabilities in older adults.
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.
Our kidneys receive blood through the ________ arteries?
Question 20 Explanation:
The renal arteries supply the kidneys with blood.
This type of cells has components, including DNA, mingling freely in a single compartment.
Question 21 Explanation:
Prokaryotic cells are only found in bacteria and archaebacteria.
Which of the following books is not written by Mark Twain?
The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn
The Count of Monte Cristo
A Tramp Abroad
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer
Question 22 Explanation:
“The Count of Monte Cristo” is written by Alexander Dumas.
Who is the current secretary of the Department of Health?
Leila de Lima
Question 23 Explanation:
Dr. Enrique T. Ona is the Secretary of the DOH since June 30, 2010.
This division of the nervous system refers to the voluntary control over skeletal muscles.
Question 24 Explanation:
The nervous system is divide into two major divisions; somatic and autonomic. The autonomic nervous system is again divided into sympathetic and parasympathetic.
Who did NOT run for presidency during the first ever Philippine elections in 1935?
Question 25 Explanation:
Sergio Osmeña run and won as the vice-president of the Commonwealth. The contest for presidency was competed by Quezon, Aguinaldo and Aglipay.
Which country hosted the 21st ASEAN summit?
Question 26 Explanation:
Cambodia hosted the 20th and the 21st ASEAN summit. The latter was held on November 17-20, 2012 in Phnom Penh, Cambodia.
Wine is product of what process?
Question 27 Explanation:
Fermentation converts sugar to acid and/or alcohol using yeast.
A ________ is a giant glowing cloud of made up of dust and gas.
Question 28 Explanation:
Nebulae were first thought to be very far galaxies but the creation of more powerful telescopes changed this notion.
What is the National Sport of the Philippines?
Question 29 Explanation:
As per Republic Act No. 9850, Arnis has been adopted as the Official National Sport of the Philippines as of December 2009.
The ozone layer is located on what layer of our atmosphere?
Question 30 Explanation:
The ozone layer is a band of ozone gas located in the stratosphere. It absorbs the harmful violet rays of the Sun.
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