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  • 1. 

    How many people are there in 500 PISO BILL?

    • A.

      5

    • B.

      10

    • C.

      13

    • D.

      15

    • E.

      17

    Correct Answer
    D. 15
    Explanation
    The correct answer is 15 because the question is asking about the number of people on a 500 PISO bill. Since the question does not provide any additional information or context, we can assume that the bill features a design or image that includes 15 people.

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  • 2. 

    "Pahiyas" is a festival celebrated every May in which town in Quezon province?

    • A.

      Lucena

    • B.

      Pagsanjan

    • C.

      Lopez

    • D.

      Sariaya

    • E.

      Lucban

    Correct Answer
    E. Lucban
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Lucban. The Pahiyas festival is celebrated in Lucban, Quezon province every May. During this festival, the local community decorates their houses with colorful rice wafers, fruits, vegetables, and other agricultural products as a way to give thanks for a bountiful harvest. The festival is known for its vibrant and artistic displays, attracting tourists and visitors from different parts of the country.

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  • 3. 

    What is Fertilized duck egg called?

    • A.

      Tokneneng

    • B.

      Toknanay

    • C.

      Balut

    • D.

      Itlog Maalat / Itlog Pula

    • E.

      Panis na itlog

    Correct Answer
    C. Balut
    Explanation
    Balut is the correct answer because it refers to a fertilized duck egg that is boiled and eaten as a popular street food in the Philippines. The egg is typically incubated for around 14 to 21 days and then cooked, resulting in a partially developed embryo inside the shell. Balut is known for its unique taste and texture, and it is often enjoyed with a sprinkle of salt or vinegar.

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  • 4. 

    Alto Broadcasting System (ABS) Channel 3, the first television station in the country, went on the air in?

    • A.

      1943

    • B.

      1953

    • C.

      1958

    • D.

      1959

    • E.

      1960

    Correct Answer
    B. 1953
    Explanation
    Alto Broadcasting System (ABS) Channel 3, the first television station in the country, went on the air in 1953. This date is significant because it marks the beginning of television broadcasting in the country. Prior to 1953, there were no television stations in the country, so this was a major milestone in the development of the television industry in the country.

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  • 5. 

    Summer Capital of the Philippines?

    • A.

      Vigan

    • B.

      Boracay

    • C.

      Cebu

    • D.

      Baguio

    • E.

      Davao

    Correct Answer
    D. Baguio
    Explanation
    Baguio is known as the Summer Capital of the Philippines because of its cool climate and scenic beauty. Located in the northern part of the country, it is a popular destination for tourists and locals alike, especially during the summer months when the lowland areas experience hot weather. Baguio's high elevation provides a refreshing escape from the heat, with temperatures ranging from 15-25 degrees Celsius. The city is also famous for its lush pine forests, stunning mountain views, and vibrant flower gardens, making it an ideal summer retreat.

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  • 6. 

    How many provinces does Philippines have?

    • A.

      79

    • B.

      54

    • C.

      103

    • D.

      16

    • E.

      10107

    Correct Answer
    A. 79
    Explanation
    The correct answer is 79. The Philippines is divided into 79 provinces. Each province has its own local government and is further divided into municipalities and cities. These provinces play a crucial role in the governance and administration of the country, providing services and infrastructure to their respective areas.

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  • 7. 

    Greatest Filipino Athlete of All Time", "Athlete of the Century"

    • A.

      Many Pacquiao

    • B.

      Miguel Molina

    • C.

      Paeng Nepomuceno

    • D.

      Elma Morus

    • E.

      Efren Bata Reyes

    Correct Answer
    C. Paeng Nepomuceno
    Explanation
    Paeng Nepomuceno is considered the greatest Filipino athlete of all time and the athlete of the century because of his remarkable achievements in the sport of bowling. He is a six-time World Cup champion, making him the first and only bowler to achieve this feat. Nepomuceno also won multiple gold medals in various international competitions, including the Asian Games and the Asian Bowling Championships. His dominance in the sport and his ability to consistently perform at a high level make him deserving of the title of the greatest Filipino athlete of all time.

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  • 8. 

    In its latest list of world's billionaires, US-based Forbes Magazine identified the richest Filipino?

    • A.

      Lucion Tan

    • B.

      Henry Sy

    • C.

      George Ty

    • D.

      Jaime Augusto Zobel de Ayala and family

    • E.

      Willie Revillame

    Correct Answer
    A. Lucion Tan
    Explanation
    Lucion Tan is the correct answer because Forbes Magazine identified him as the richest Filipino in its latest list of world's billionaires. This means that based on their research and analysis, Lucion Tan has the highest net worth among all the Filipino billionaires.

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  • 9. 

    Republic Act No. 9163

    • A.

      Law of Premarital Sex

    • B.

      National Service Training Program

    • C.

      Martial law

    • D.

      Same sex marriage

    • E.

      Impeachment

    Correct Answer
    B. National Service Training Program
    Explanation
    The correct answer is the National Service Training Program. Republic Act No. 9163 refers to the National Service Training Program (NSTP) in the Philippines. This law requires all college students to undergo military or civic training as part of their education. The NSTP aims to develop the students' patriotism, leadership, and civic consciousness, as well as instill values of discipline and integrity. It is a mandatory program that helps students contribute to the community and nation-building.

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  • 10. 

    Senator and Real estate Magnate?

    • A.

      Manny Villar

    • B.

      Noy Aquino

    • C.

      Ping Lacson

    • D.

      Loren Legarda

    • E.

      Bong Revilla Jr.

    Correct Answer
    A. Manny Villar
    Explanation
    Manny Villar is the correct answer because he is both a senator and a real estate magnate. He has served as a senator in the Philippines and has also built a successful career in the real estate industry. Villar is known for his contributions to the development of affordable housing in the country and his wealth accumulated through his real estate ventures.

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  • 11. 

    The pride of the Malay race?

    • A.

      Claro M. Recto

    • B.

      Luis Rodriguez Varela

    • C.

      Trinidad Perez Tecson

    • D.

      Jose Rizal

    • E.

      Manuel Quezon

    Correct Answer
    D. Jose Rizal
    Explanation
    Jose Rizal is considered the pride of the Malay race because of his significant contributions to the Philippines and his advocacy for Filipino nationalism. Rizal was a prominent writer, philosopher, and national hero who fought for social reforms and independence from Spanish colonial rule. Through his writings and actions, he inspired and united Filipinos in their struggle for freedom and identity. Rizal's martyrdom and his belief in the capabilities and worth of the Filipino people make him an icon of national pride and a symbol of the resilience and strength of the Malay race.

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  • 12. 

    father of modern Philippine sculpture?

    • A.

      Bonifacio Abdon

    • B.

      Nicanor Abelardo

    • C.

      Napoleon Abueva

    • D.

      Avelino Galang Adriano

    • E.

      Macario Adriatico

    Correct Answer
    C. Napoleon Abueva
    Explanation
    Napoleon Abueva is considered the father of modern Philippine sculpture because of his significant contributions to the art form. He revolutionized sculpture in the country by introducing abstract and modernist styles, breaking away from the traditional and classical approaches. Abueva's works showcased the Filipino identity and culture, often depicting themes of nationalism and social issues. His innovative techniques and artistic vision have greatly influenced and inspired generations of Filipino sculptors, making him a prominent figure in the development of modern Philippine sculpture.

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  • 13. 

    Portuguese explorer Ferdinand Magellan in service of Spain landed at Samar.

    • A.

      March 14, 1521

    • B.

      March 16, 1521

    • C.

      March 18, 1521

    • D.

      March 20, 1521

    • E.

      March 21, 1521

    Correct Answer
    B. March 16, 1521
    Explanation
    Ferdinand Magellan, a Portuguese explorer in service of Spain, landed at Samar on March 16, 1521.

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  • 14. 

    Considered as the oldest city in the country, as this was the site of the earliest European settlement established by Spanish conqueror Miguel Lopez de Legazpi in 1565?

    • A.

      Unisan

    • B.

      San Pablo

    • C.

      Cebu

    • D.

      Gen. Santos

    • E.

      Manila

    Correct Answer
    C. Cebu
    Explanation
    Cebu is considered as the oldest city in the country because it was the site of the earliest European settlement established by Spanish conqueror Miguel Lopez de Legazpi in 1565.

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  • 15. 

    "Isa pa nga!" and the Philippines' most popular, world-renowned beer goes well with peanuts, corniks, tapa, chicharon, usa, barbecue, sisig, and all manner of spicy, crunchy and cholesterol-rich chasers

    • A.

      Red Horse Beer

    • B.

      San Miguel Beer

    • C.

      Stag

    • D.

      Cerveza

    • E.

      Colt45

    Correct Answer
    B. San Miguel Beer
    Explanation
    San Miguel Beer is the correct answer because it is described as the Philippines' most popular and world-renowned beer. The statement also suggests that it goes well with various types of snacks and dishes, indicating its versatility and widespread popularity among Filipinos.

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  • 16. 

    Considered as the oldest school in the country and in Asia. Formerly known as the Colegio de San Ildefonso, it was founded by the Spanish Jesuits on August 1, 1595.

    • A.

      University of San Carlos USC

    • B.

      University of Santo Tomas UST

    • C.

      Philippine Normal University PNU

    • D.

      University of the Philippines UP

    • E.

      Unibersidad de Manila UDM

    Correct Answer
    A. University of San Carlos USC
    Explanation
    The University of San Carlos is considered as the oldest school in the country and in Asia. It was founded by the Spanish Jesuits on August 1, 1595, under the name Colegio de San Ildefonso. Over the years, it has evolved and grown into a prominent university, offering a wide range of academic programs and producing graduates who have made significant contributions to various fields. Its long history and reputation as a pioneer in education make it the correct answer in this case.

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  • 17. 

    Identify the Logo: GOVERNMENT 

    Correct Answer
    Department of Science and Technology
    DOST
    department of science and technoloy
    dost
    Explanation
    The logo is for the Department of Science and Technology (DOST). The acronym "DOST" is used to represent the department. The correct answer includes the full name of the department and its acronym, both in uppercase and lowercase letters.

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  • 18. 

    Identify the Picture: PEOPLE

    Correct Answer
    Ferdinand Marcos
  • 19. 

    Identify the Picture: PLACES/SCENERY

    Correct Answer
    Taal Volcano
    taal
    Explanation
    The picture is of Taal Volcano, specifically the view of Taal Lake and the volcano island. Taal Volcano is located in the Philippines and is known for its unique geographical features, such as having a lake within a volcano within a lake. The picture captures the scenic beauty of the volcano and its surroundings, showcasing the picturesque landscape and natural wonders of the area.

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  • 20. 

    Identify the picture: FOOD

    Correct Answer
    tapsilog
    tapa, sinigag, itlog
    Explanation
    The given answer "tapsilog, tapa, sinigag, itlog" correctly identifies the picture as "FOOD." Tapsilog is a Filipino dish consisting of tapa (marinated beef), sinigag (garlic fried rice), and itlog (fried egg). This combination of ingredients is commonly served for breakfast in the Philippines.

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  • 21. 

    Identify the picture: WORKS

    Correct Answer
    spolarium
    spoliarium
  • 22. 

    Quezon City in northern Metro Manila is the country's most populated city. With a total population of 2.17 million as of 2000, Quezon City is composed of numerous subdivisions and has the highest concentration of urban poor residents in Metro Manila. Other highly populated cities in the country are Manila, with 1.58 million residents; Caloocan, 1.18 amillion and Davao, 1.15 million. The least populated city is Tagaytay City in Cavite province, with a population of less than 45,500.

    • A.

      Yes

    • B.

      No

    Correct Answer
    A. Yes
    Explanation
    The given answer is "Yes". This implies that there is an explanation available for the question. However, since the question is not provided, it is not possible to generate an explanation.

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  • 23. 

    Mount Pinatubo in Zambales province had the century's second largest volcanic eruption

    • A.

      Yes

    • B.

      No

    Correct Answer
    A. Yes
    Explanation
    Mount Pinatubo in Zambales province had the century's second largest volcanic eruption. This suggests that there was another volcanic eruption in the same century that was larger than the one in Mount Pinatubo.

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  • 24. 

    Six former vice-president became presidents

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    The statement is true because there have been six instances in history where a former vice-president went on to become the president of the United States. Some examples include Thomas Jefferson, Martin Van Buren, and George H.W. Bush. This shows that it is possible for a vice-president to ascend to the presidency.

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  • 25. 

    It was Carlos P. Romulo, who coined the famous phrase "I shall return" by General Douglas MacArthur. Romulo was MacArthur's press officer at that time.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    During World War II, General Douglas MacArthur was forced to leave the Philippines and promised to return. Carlos P. Romulo, who was MacArthur's press officer at the time, is credited with coining the famous phrase "I shall return." This phrase became a rallying cry for the Filipino people and symbolized MacArthur's determination to come back and liberate the Philippines from Japanese occupation. Therefore, the statement that it was Carlos P. Romulo who coined the phrase "I shall return" by General Douglas MacArthur is true.

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  • 26. 

    1 WORD JUMBLED LETTERS: IDANGUNUBlood stew, a bloodcurdling idea, until you try it with puto. Best when mined with jalape o peppers. Messy but delicious.

    Correct Answer
    DINUGUAN
    dinuguan
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "DINUGUAN". This is a Filipino dish commonly known as "blood stew". The given description mentions that it is a bloodcurdling idea until you try it with puto (a type of Filipino rice cake) and is best when eaten with jalapeño peppers. The dish is described as messy but delicious.

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  • 27. 

    1 WORD - JUMBLED LETTERS: IASSRPinoy rootbeer, the enduring taste of childhood. Our grandfathers had them with an egg beaten in

    Correct Answer
    SARSI
    sarsi
    Explanation
    The jumbled letters "SARSI" can be rearranged to form the word "sarsi." This word is related to the given context of "rootbeer" and "the enduring taste of childhood." The mention of "Our grandfathers had them with an egg beaten in" suggests that "sarsi" is referring to a type of beverage that was enjoyed in the past, possibly mixed with an egg. Therefore, "SARSI" is the correct answer.

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  • 28. 

    1 word JUMBLED LETTERS: IELBOJLETruly Pinoy in taste and sensibility, and a corporate icon that we can be quite proud of. Do you know that it's invaded the Middle East, as well?

    Correct Answer
    JOLLIBEE
    jollibee
    Explanation
    JOLLIBEE is the correct answer because it is described as being "Truly Pinoy in taste and sensibility" and a "corporate icon" that the speaker is proud of. The clue about it invading the Middle East further supports the idea that JOLLIBEE is a popular and well-known brand that has expanded internationally. The repetition of "jollibee" in both uppercase and lowercase letters reinforces the idea that this is the correct answer.

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  • 29. 

    2 words JUMBLED LETTERS: AAACN NSTURZMore than just a beauty contest, this one has religious overtones, a tableau of St. Helena's and Constantine's search for the Cross that seamlessly blends piety, pageantry and ritual. Plus, it's the perfect excuse to show off the prettiest ladies--and the most beautiful gowns.

    Correct Answer
    SANTA CRUZAN
    santa cruzan
    Explanation
    The explanation for the correct answer "SANTA CRUZAN" is that it is a term used to describe a religious procession held in the Philippines during the month of May. It is a celebration of the finding of the True Cross by St. Helena and Emperor Constantine. The procession includes a tableau depicting the search for the Cross, and participants, often young women, dress in beautiful gowns and carry religious symbols. The event combines piety, pageantry, and ritual, making it more than just a beauty contest.

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  • 30. 

    2 WORDS - JUMBLED LETTERS: DOTRSF OEETBarbecue, lugaw, banana-cue, fishballs, IUD (chicken entrails), adidas (chicken feet), warm taho. Forget hepatitis; here's cheap, tasty food with gritty ambience.

    Correct Answer
    STREET FOOD
    street food
    Explanation
    The jumbled letters can be rearranged to form the phrase "STREET FOOD" which matches the given answer. The phrase "street food" is also mentioned in the question, further confirming the correctness of the answer.

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