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Who is the current secretary of the Department of Health?
Leila de Lima
Question 1 Explanation:
Dr. Enrique T. Ona is the Secretary of the DOH since June 30, 2010.
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.
Who was the author of the “Kartilla” of the Katipunan?
Question 3 Explanation:
The “Kartilla” is considered as the bible of the Katipunan and was written by Emilio Jacinto who was the secretary of the movement.
Cephalalgia is the medical term for __________.
Question 4 Explanation:
Cephalalgia is a pain anywhere the region of head or the neck.
What term is use to categorized animals that are extinct or mythological?
Question 5 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 was the controversial scandal involving Former President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo in the alleged rigging of the 2004 National Elections?
COMELEC Commissioner Scandal
Question 6 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.
This is the classification of seed bearing plants where seeds are found within fruits.
Question 7 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.
An altimeter is used to measure _____________.
Alterations in soil acidity
Height from above sea level
Question 8 Explanation:
Altimeter is used to measure altitude with reference to the sea level.
President Barack Obama of the United States is a member of what political party?
Question 9 Explanation:
President Barack Obama is a democrat and was re-elected for office last November 2012.
Sino ang nagligtas kay Florante sa kagubatan?
Question 10 Explanation:
Si Aladin ay isang morong na naglalakbay sa kagubatan kung saan nakatali si Florante.
What is the total number of cervical vertebrae in the human body?
Question 11 Explanation:
Cervical vertebrae are the vertebrae directly below the skull. We have 7 of those.
Who rescued Paris from being killed by Menelaus during their duel?
Question 12 Explanation:
Paris was beaten during the duel but he was rescued by Aphrodite.
The decrease in a currency’s buying power means an increase in __________.
Question 13 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 account name that was associated with the plunder case filed against former President Joseph Estrada?
Jose dela Cruz
Question 14 Explanation:
The Jose Velarde account was the alleged account containing about 3.2 billion pesos belonging to President Joseph Estrada.
Which disease is a result of Vitamin B2deficiency?
Question 15 Explanation:
Ariboflavinosis is commonly associated with malnutrition and alcoholism.
Mount Everest, the World’s tallest peak is named after __________.
Town of Everest
Question 16 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.
This type of cells has components, including DNA, mingling freely in a single compartment.
Question 17 Explanation:
Prokaryotic cells are only found in bacteria and archaebacteria.
Who was the first person in recorded history to dissect a human cadaver for the sake of science?
Question 18 Explanation:
Herophilus is regarded as the “Father of Anatomy”.
Who defeated and killed Ajax during the Trojan War?
None of the Above
Question 19 Explanation:
Contrary to what the latest movie portrayed, Ajax did not die during the Trojan War. He killed himself after the war after being influenced by Athena’s spell.
Which United States company ranked No. 1 in the Fortune 500 in the year 2012?
Question 20 Explanation:
Exxon Mobil rose to No. 1 from being No. 2 in 2011. It overtook Wal-Mart which dropped to No. 2 followed by Chevron in No. 3.
Persephone is the daughter of Zeus and __________.
Question 21 Explanation:
Demeter is also Zeus sister.
Na is the atomic symbol for ___________.
Question 22 Explanation:
Sodium is the 6th element in the periodic table.
When a single entity is in control of a commodity as being its only supplier, this is called ________.
Question 23 Explanation:
Just take for instance; Meralco is the only provider of power distribution services in Metro Manila. This is a monopoly.
Pollination that is made possible by wind is called ________.
Question 24 Explanation:
Pollens may be transferred by insects, birds, water, air etc. Pollination made possible by wind is called Anemophily.
Who is the author of the “Divine Comedy”
Dante Al Gere
Question 25 Explanation:
Dante Alighiere is popularly known as simply Dante. He wrote “Divine Comedy” which was originally called “Commedia”.
Paleonclimatology deals with the study of ___________.
Dinosaurs and climate change
Climate change throughout history
Weather and geology
Evolution and climate
Question 26 Explanation:
Paleontology is the study of climate changes throughout the entire history of the Earth.
The superior vena cava is a part of which human organ?
Question 27 Explanation:
The superior vena cava is where deoxygenated blood enters the heart.
Where is the World’s largest library located?
Question 28 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 29 Explanation:
For tailless primates the coccyx refers to the last segment of the spinal column.
“The Hare and the Tortoise” was originally told by?
Question 30 Explanation:
Aesop is a fabulist active from 620-564 BC.
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