Final Exam (General Knowledge)

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  • 1. 

    Is a part of speech typically denoting a person, place, thing, animal or idea.

    • A.

      Pronoun

    • B.

      Noun

    • C.

      Preposition

    • D.

      Verb

    Correct Answer
    B. Noun
    Explanation
    A noun is a part of speech that typically denotes a person, place, thing, animal, or idea. It is a word that represents a name or a general category of people, places, or things. Nouns can be concrete, such as "dog" or "house," or abstract, such as "love" or "happiness." They are essential in constructing sentences as they serve as the subject or object of a sentence and provide clarity and specificity to the meaning of a sentence.

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  • 2. 

    Top spoken language of the world.

    • A.

      Malay-Indonesian

    • B.

      Arabic

    • C.

      English

    • D.

      Mandarin

    Correct Answer
    D. Mandarin
    Explanation
    Mandarin is considered the top spoken language in the world because it has the highest number of native speakers. Mandarin is the official language of China and is spoken by over 1.3 billion people worldwide. It is also one of the six official languages of the United Nations. Mandarin's widespread use and influence in business, education, and international relations contribute to its status as the top spoken language globally.

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  • 3. 

    Which is not a unit of electricity?

    • A.

      Ohm

    • B.

      Volt

    • C.

      Watt

    • D.

      Kelvin

    Correct Answer
    D. Kelvin
    Explanation
    Kelvin is not a unit of electricity. It is a unit of temperature measurement in the International System of Units (SI). Ohm, volt, and watt are all units of electricity. Ohm is the unit of electrical resistance, volt is the unit of electrical potential difference, and watt is the unit of electrical power.

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  • 4. 

    World's fastest fish.

    • A.

      Wahoo

    • B.

      Sailfish

    • C.

      Swordfish

    • D.

      Bluefin tuna

    Correct Answer
    B. Sailfish
    Explanation
    The sailfish is considered the world's fastest fish. It can swim at speeds of up to 68 miles per hour, making it incredibly agile and swift in the water. Its long, slender body and large dorsal fin, or sail, enable it to move quickly through the ocean. Sailfish are known for their impressive hunting abilities, using their speed to chase and capture prey. They are highly prized by sport fishermen for their speed and acrobatic displays when hooked.

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  • 5. 

    Where was The Sound of Music filmed?

    • A.

      Vienna, Austria

    • B.

      Salzburg, Austria

    • C.

      Vorarlberg, Austria

    • D.

      Klagenfurt, Austria

    Correct Answer
    B. Salzburg, Austria
    Explanation
    The Sound of Music was filmed in Salzburg, Austria. Salzburg is the correct answer because it is the actual location where the majority of the movie was filmed. The city's beautiful landscapes and historic landmarks, such as Mirabell Palace and Hohensalzburg Fortress, served as the backdrop for iconic scenes in the film. Additionally, the von Trapp family's home, known as the Trapp Villa, is located in Salzburg and was used as a filming location. Therefore, Salzburg is the correct answer for where The Sound of Music was filmed.

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  • 6. 

    Which is not a Ballet piece?

    • A.

      The Nutcracker

    • B.

      Peter Pan

    • C.

      Cinderella

    • D.

      The Hunchback of Notre Dame

    Correct Answer
    D. The Hunchback of Notre Dame
    Explanation
    The Hunchback of Notre Dame is not a ballet piece because it is a novel written by Victor Hugo and later adapted into various forms of entertainment such as films and musicals. Ballet pieces are typically compositions that are specifically created for ballet performances, with choreographed dance movements and music. While The Nutcracker, Peter Pan, and Cinderella have all been adapted into ballets, The Hunchback of Notre Dame has not.

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  • 7. 

    The newest child of the Duchess of Cambridge is a princess?

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    The given statement is "The newest child of the Duchess of Cambridge is a princess?" The correct answer is "False." This means that the newest child of the Duchess of Cambridge is not a princess. This could be because the child is a boy or because the child does not hold the title of princess for some other reason.

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  • 8. 

    Which one is a preposition?

    • A.

      Under

    • B.

      So

    • C.

      The

    • D.

      Are

    Correct Answer
    A. Under
    Explanation
    Under is a preposition because it is used to show the relationship between two objects in terms of position or location. It indicates that something is beneath or below another object. In this case, under is the only word that fits the definition of a preposition, as the other options (so, the, are) do not serve this function.

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  • 9. 

    What is the superlative degree of GOOD?

    Correct Answer
    best
    Explanation
    The superlative degree of "good" is "best." This is because "best" represents the highest level of quality or excellence when comparing multiple things. It is used to indicate that something or someone is superior to all others in terms of goodness or skill.

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  • 10. 

    What is the measurement of a straight angle?

    • A.

      90

    • B.

      45

    • C.

      180

    • D.

      360

    Correct Answer
    C. 180
    Explanation
    A straight angle is formed when two opposite rays meet at a point, creating a line. It measures exactly 180 degrees. This is because a full circle is divided into 360 degrees, and a straight angle takes up half of that circle. Therefore, the correct measurement for a straight angle is 180 degrees.

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  • 11. 

    Who was Jose Rizal's first love?

    • A.

      His Mother

    • B.

      Segunda Katigbak

    • C.

      Leonor Rivera

    • D.

      Josephine Bracken

    Correct Answer
    B. Segunda Katigbak
    Explanation
    Segunda Katigbak was Jose Rizal's first love.

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  • 12. 

    Ang DIDAL ay ginagamit sa pagluluto?

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    The question is asking if DIDAL is used in cooking. Since DIDAL is not a known ingredient or cooking term, it can be concluded that the answer is False.

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  • 13. 

    World's Biggest Mammal

    • A.

      Elephant

    • B.

      Giraffe

    • C.

      Blue Whale

    • D.

      Gorilla

    Correct Answer
    C. Blue Whale
    Explanation
    The blue whale is the correct answer because it is the largest mammal in the world. It can grow up to 100 feet long and weigh over 200 tons. Blue whales are known for their immense size and can be found in oceans around the world. They have a unique feeding behavior, consuming large quantities of krill and other small marine organisms. Despite their massive size, blue whales are gentle creatures and are considered an endangered species due to hunting and habitat loss.

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  • 14. 

    Who is not an American Idol winner?

    • A.

      Ruben Studdard

    • B.

      Carrie Underwood

    • C.

      Kelly Clarkson

    • D.

      David Archuleta

    Correct Answer
    D. David Archuleta
    Explanation
    David Archuleta is not an American Idol winner. The other three options, Ruben Studdard, Carrie Underwood, and Kelly Clarkson, have all won the American Idol competition. However, David Archuleta, although a contestant on the show, did not win the title.

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  • 15. 

    Which is not a breed of cat?

    • A.

      Munchkin

    • B.

      Persian

    • C.

      Burmese

    • D.

      Pomeranian

    Correct Answer
    D. Pomeranian
    Explanation
    Pomeranian is not a breed of cat. It is actually a breed of dog. Munchkin, Persian, and Burmese are all well-known breeds of cats.

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  • 16. 

    Pansamantalang tahi na ginagawa sa damit.

    • A.

      Tahing Tutos

    • B.

      Tahing Hilbana

    • C.

      Tahing Ohales

    • D.

      Tahing Satin

    Correct Answer
    B. Tahing Hilbana
    Explanation
    Tahing Hilbana is the correct answer because it refers to temporary stitching or basting. This type of stitching is done to temporarily hold fabric pieces together before the final stitching is done. It is commonly used in dressmaking and sewing to ensure proper fitting and alignment before permanent stitching is done. Tahing Tutos, Tahing Ohales, and Tahing Satin are not relevant to the given description and do not involve temporary stitching.

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  • 17. 

    Ano ang unang limang salita sa "Lupang Hinirang"?

    Correct Answer
    Bayang magiliw perlas ng silanganan
    Explanation
    The first five words in the Filipino national anthem "Lupang Hinirang" are "Bayang magiliw perlas ng silanganan." These words translate to "Beloved country, pearl of the Orient." The phrase is a poetic description of the Philippines, emphasizing its beauty and significance in the Eastern region.

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  • 18. 

    How many islands does the Philippine Archipelago have?

    • A.

      7,170

    • B.

      7,117

    • C.

      7,107

    • D.

      7,171

    Correct Answer
    C. 7,107
    Explanation
    The Philippine Archipelago is composed of 7,107 islands. This is the correct answer because it accurately represents the number of islands in the archipelago. The Philippines is known for its numerous islands, which range from small uninhabited islets to larger, populated islands. The count of 7,107 islands is widely accepted and recognized.

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  • 19. 

    Who is the current Mayor of Legazpi City?

    • A.

      Noel Rosal

    • B.

      Geraldine Rosal

    • C.

      Harold Imperial

    Correct Answer
    A. Noel Rosal
    Explanation
    Noel Rosal is the current Mayor of Legazpi City.

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  • 20. 

    How many Liters in 1 Gallon?

    • A.

      4.50

    • B.

      3.79

    • C.

      6.30

    • D.

      2.75

    Correct Answer
    B. 3.79
    Explanation
    The correct answer is 3.79. There are 3.79 liters in 1 gallon.

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  • 21. 

    World's Biggest Flower.

    • A.

      Peonies

    • B.

      Titan Arum

    • C.

      Rafflesia

    • D.

      Hibiscus

    Correct Answer
    C. Rafflesia
    Explanation
    Rafflesia is the correct answer because it is known as the world's biggest flower. It is a parasitic plant that can grow up to 3 feet in diameter and weigh up to 15 pounds. Rafflesia flowers are also known for their foul smell, which helps attract insects for pollination. Peonies, Titan Arum, and Hibiscus are not the world's biggest flowers, making Rafflesia the correct choice.

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  • 22. 

    Karol is the real name of Pope John Paul II.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    Karol is indeed the real name of Pope John Paul II. Pope John Paul II was born Karol Józef Wojtyła on May 18, 1920, in Wadowice, Poland. He served as the Pope of the Catholic Church from 1978 until his death in 2005. Throughout his papacy, he was known by his birth name, Karol, and he became one of the most influential and beloved popes in history. Therefore, the statement "Karol is the real name of Pope John Paul II" is true.

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  • 23. 

    Which is not a planet?

    • A.

      Neptune

    • B.

      Mercury

    • C.

      Saturn

    • D.

      Pluto

    Correct Answer
    D. Pluto
    Explanation
    Pluto is not considered a planet anymore. In 2006, the International Astronomical Union redefined the definition of a planet, and Pluto did not meet the criteria. It is now classified as a dwarf planet.

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  • 24. 

    What is the capital of Canada?

    • A.

      Ottawa

    • B.

      Toronto

    • C.

      Ontario

    • D.

      Alberta

    Correct Answer
    A. Ottawa
    Explanation
    The capital of Canada is Ottawa. Ottawa was designated as the capital of Canada in 1857 and is located in the province of Ontario. It is home to many of Canada's national institutions, including Parliament Hill and the residences of the Prime Minister and Governor General. Ottawa is known for its rich history, diverse culture, and beautiful architecture, making it a fitting choice for the capital city of Canada.

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  • 25. 

    Which has the largest population?

    • A.

      India

    • B.

      China

    • C.

      United States

    • D.

      Russia

    Correct Answer
    B. China
    Explanation
    China has the largest population among the given options. As of 2021, China has a population of over 1.4 billion people, making it the most populous country in the world. India follows closely behind with a population of over 1.3 billion, while the United States has a population of around 331 million. Russia has a population of around 145 million, making it the least populous among the options provided.

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  • 26. 

    Goddess of love, beauty, desire, and pleasure.

    • A.

      Aphrodite

    • B.

      Athena

    • C.

      Hera

    • D.

      Hestia

    Correct Answer
    A. Aphrodite
    Explanation
    Aphrodite is the correct answer because she is commonly known as the Greek goddess of love, beauty, desire, and pleasure. She is often depicted as a beautiful and alluring figure, associated with romantic love and physical attraction. Aphrodite's domain also includes aspects of fertility and procreation. Her influence extends to the realms of beauty, desire, and pleasure, making her the most fitting choice among the given options.

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  • 27. 

    Which is the world's longest river?

    • A.

      Mississippi River

    • B.

      Amazon River

    • C.

      Nile River

    • D.

      Yangtze River

    Correct Answer
    C. Nile River
    Explanation
    The Nile River is the correct answer because it is widely recognized as the longest river in the world. It stretches over 4,135 miles and flows through eleven countries in northeastern Africa, including Egypt, Sudan, and Ethiopia. The Nile has played a significant role in the development of ancient civilizations, providing water for agriculture, transportation, and trade. Its length and historical importance make it the world's longest river.

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  • 28. 

    World's tallest Building.

    • A.

      Freedom Tower

    • B.

      Taipei 101

    • C.

      Petronas Towers

    • D.

      Burj Khalifa

    Correct Answer
    D. Burj Khalifa
    Explanation
    Burj Khalifa is the correct answer because it is currently the tallest building in the world. Located in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, it stands at a height of 828 meters (2,716 feet) with 163 floors. It surpassed the previous record holder, Taipei 101, in 2010. The Burj Khalifa is an iconic architectural marvel and a symbol of Dubai's modernization and ambition. It attracts millions of visitors each year who come to admire its breathtaking views from the observation decks and experience its luxurious amenities.

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  • 29. 

    Which is not a stringed instrument?

    • A.

      Banjo

    • B.

      Bouzouki

    • C.

      Mandolin

    • D.

      Celesta

    Correct Answer
    D. Celesta
    Explanation
    The banjo, bouzouki, and mandolin are all stringed instruments that produce sound by plucking or strumming the strings. However, the celesta is not a stringed instrument. It is a keyboard instrument that produces sound when small hammers strike metal plates, similar to a glockenspiel or a music box.

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