# Briones Battle Of The Sage Test

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Briones Battle of the Sage Test is a quiz in General Information open to all citizens with interests in general knowledge like Mathematics, Science, English, The Environment, Music, Literature, Trivia, and all other branches of knowledge. It wishes to give readers the chance to test their ability in different learning areas. May you find this quiz useful in your every quest of learning.
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• 1.

### Which of the following is NOT a prime nor composite number?

• A.

1

• B.

2

• C.

3

• D.

4

• E.

5

A. 1
Explanation
The number 1 is not considered a prime number because it only has one factor, which is itself. Prime numbers are defined as numbers that have exactly two factors, 1 and itself. Similarly, 1 is not considered a composite number because it does not have multiple factors. Therefore, 1 is neither prime nor composite.

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• 2.

### John is one of the employes who (is, are) laid off in the company.

• A.

Is

• B.

Are

B. Are
Explanation
are is the correct answer because WHO pertains to its antecedent employes not to subject John

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• 3.

### What is the only man-made structure that can be seen from the moon?

• A.

Taj Majal Temple

• B.

Leaning Tower of Pisa

• C.

Taipeh 101

• D.

Petronas Towers

• E.

Great Wall of China

E. Great Wall of China
Explanation
The Great Wall of China is the correct answer because it is the only man-made structure that can be seen from the moon. This is a popular misconception, as it is actually not visible from the moon. The claim that the Great Wall is visible from the moon originated from a 1932 Ripley's Believe It or Not! cartoon and has been widely perpetuated since then. However, astronauts who have been to the moon have confirmed that the Great Wall is not visible from that distance.

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• 4.

### Which of the following mathematical equations is incorrect?

• A.

0/1=0

• B.

2/2=1

• C.

1/0=0

• D.

1/2*1/2=1/4

• E.

1/2*2/1=1

C. 1/0=0
Explanation
You cannot divide any non-zero nummber by zero because it is undefined. Division is the reverse of multiplication. If you multiply the product by the multiplier, the result should be the multiplicand. Example, 0/1 is equal to 0, that's true because when you multiply 0 by 1, the result is zero. But in case of 1/0, when you multiply the quotient 0 with the multiplier 0, the result should be zero not 1.

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• 5.

### It is considered as the longest epic in the world.

• A.

Ramayana

• B.

Song of Roland

• C.

Nibelungenleid

• D.

Mahabbarata

• E.

Biag ni Lam-ang

D. Mahabbarata
Explanation
The Mahabharata is considered the longest epic in the world. It is a Hindu epic that tells the story of the Kurukshetra War and the fates of the Kaurava and Pandava princes. It is written in Sanskrit and consists of over 200,000 verses, making it one of the longest poems ever written. The Mahabharata is not only a story of war and conflict, but also includes philosophical and moral teachings, making it a significant text in Hindu literature and culture.

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• 6.

### Joshua can type 105 words in 2 minutes. How many words can he type in 1 1/2 hours?

• A.

4725 words

• B.

4825 words

• C.

4720 words

• D.

4820 words

• E.

4752 words

A. 4725 words
Explanation
In 1 1/2 hours, there are 90 minutes. Since Joshua can type 105 words in 2 minutes, we can calculate how many words he can type in 90 minutes by dividing 90 by 2 and multiplying it by 105. This gives us 4725 words. Therefore, the correct answer is 4725 words.

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• 7.

### What is the oldest airline in the world?

• A.

Philippine Airlines

• B.

Lufthansa

• C.

Cathay Pacific

• D.

Northwest Airlines

• E.

KLM

E. KLM
Explanation
KLM is the oldest airline in the world. It was founded on October 7, 1919, making it over a century old. The airline has a rich history and has played a significant role in the development of the aviation industry. KLM is known for its innovation, reliability, and extensive global network. It has also been a pioneer in various aspects of air travel, including introducing the first commercial flight with a cabin crew in 1930.

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• 8.

### What is the world's largest organized religion?

• A.

Buddhism

• B.

Islam

• C.

Christianity

• D.

Zoroastrianism

• E.

Confucianism

C. Christianity
Explanation
Christianity is the world's largest organized religion based on the number of followers it has worldwide. With over 2.3 billion adherents, Christianity has a significant global presence and is practiced in various forms across different cultures and countries. It originated from the teachings of Jesus Christ and has spread throughout history, making it the most widely followed religion globally.

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• 9.

### What is the largest river in the world?

• A.

Nile River

• B.

Mekong River

• C.

Yangtze River

• D.

Amazon River

• E.

Rio Grande de Mindanao

D. Amazon River
Explanation
The Amazon River is the correct answer because it is the largest river in the world in terms of both discharge and drainage area. It has the largest volume of water flowing through it and the largest basin, covering approximately 7,062,000 square kilometers. The river stretches across several countries in South America, including Brazil, Peru, Colombia, and Ecuador. It is home to a diverse range of plant and animal species and plays a crucial role in the region's ecosystem.

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• 10.

### Mr. Briones has x ball pens. He distributed the ball pens among his 45 pupils. How may ball pens did each pupil receive?

• A.

45/x ball pens

• B.

X/45 ball pens

• C.

X(45) ball pens

• D.

X-45 ball pens

• E.

45-x ball pens

B. X/45 ball pens
Explanation
Each pupil received x/45 ball pens because Mr. Briones distributed x ball pens among his 45 pupils. To find out how many ball pens each pupil received, we divide the total number of ball pens (x) by the number of pupils (45).

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