Friday, April 29, 2011

Alphaquiz # 6

Alphaquiz # 6

1. Who was the principal author of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights adopted by the United Nations and won the 1968 Nobel Prize for Peace?

2. Who coined the word "quiz"?

3. Dubbed as the "Oscars of Porn" what is the award giving body for the industry of commercial pornography?

4. Around which autonomous country can you find the Lincoln Sea and McKinley Sea?

5. Satoshi Tajiri is the creator of which famous anime?

6. Who was credited for the inventon of the touch-screen technology?

7. Which heavyweight boxing champion ran as a Mayoral candidate in Ukraine in 2005?

8. What species of fish is commonly known in spa as "doctor fish"?

9. Which East German President ordered the construction of Berlin Wall in 1961?

10. In food, what Chinese dish is supposed to be cut in exactly 108 pieces and serve in 3 separate courses?

11. Who was the frontman of the now defunct Pinoy alternative band Sugarfree?

12. Which cookbook author and television host owned the Au Bon Vivant, reputedly the first restaurant in Manila to offer authentic French cuisine?

13. Which American actor co-starred with Iza Calzado in Yam Laranas' film The Echo?

14. The National Basketball Association (NBA) logo was modelled after which real life player?

15. Which Hollywood actor was the ex-husband of Canadian singer and songwriter Alanis Morrisette?

16. What Philippine island is also known as "The Rock"?

17. Who benefitted the first all-Filipio team of doctors succesful liver transplant in the Philippines?

18. What is the name of the paper clip cartoon Office Assistant of Microsoft?

19. Who is cradited as the inventor of flashlight and lated founded Eveready company?

20. Who sculpted the original Oscar statuette designed by Cedric Gibbons?



1. Rene Cassin
2. James Daly
3. AVN Awards
4. Greenland
5. Pokemon
6. Dr. Samuel Hurst
7. Vitali Klitschko
8. Kangal Fish
9. Walter Ulbricht
10. Beijing Duck
11. Ebe Dancel
12. Nora Daza
13. Jesse Bradford
14. Jerry West
15. Ryan Reynolds
16. Corregidor
17. Catherine Erica Buenaventura
18. Clippy
19. Conrad Hubert
20. George Stanley

Wednesday, April 6, 2011

Alphaquiz # 5

Alphaquiz # 5

1. Which Soviet Marshall repulsed the Nazi invasion of the USSR (1941-44) and later personally oversaw the final assault on Berlin?

2. What is the title of J.K. Rowling's children story book intended as a supplement to the Harry Potter series in 2008?

3. Who was the Filipino martial artist student of Bruce Lee and instructor of Chuck Norris among others?

4. Emperador was the best selling brandy in the world in which year?

5. Who is the first Filipino-American head coach in the NBA presently coaching the Miami Heat?

6. What is the name of the first ever cloned horse?

7. In mathematics, who originated the symbols > and < for “greater than” and “less than”?

8. Who portrayed Mozart in the 1984 Milos Forman's winning film Amadeus?

9. Designed by Peter Scot co-founder of the World Wild Fund of the Earth, what is the name of the panda logo of WWF?

10. In food technology, what does N.A.P.A. mean?

11. Which French artist painted the Luncheon of the Boating Party, and Girl With a Watering Can?

12. In tennis, who was the first player to wear tennis shorts during a game?

13. Who founded the FHM magazine?

14. Pete's Super Submarines was the original name of which international food chain company?

15. Name the Mongol chief  who confer the title of Dalai Lama to Sonam Gyatso leader of the Gelugpa (Yellow Hat) sect,in 1578.

16. Who was the first National Artist for Literature of the Philippines awarded in 1973?

17. What is the name of the tallest statue in the world depicting Vairocana Buddha located in Henan, China?

18. What legendary reptile, said to have been hatched by a serpent from a rooster's egg, whose look or breath was supposed to kill anyone?

19. To which of the Olympian gods was the Parthenon dedicated?

20. Dilma Rousseff was the first woman elected President of which country?


1. Georgy Zhukov
2. The Tales of Beedle the Bard
3. Dan Inosanto
4. 2006
5. Erik Spoelstra
6. Promethea
7. Thomas Harriot
8. Tom Hulce
9. Chi Chi
10. No Artificial Preservatives Added
11. Pierre-Auguste Renoir
12. Bunny Austin
13. Chris Astridge
14. Subway
15. Altan Khan
16. Jose Garcia Villa
17. Spring Temple Buddha
18. Basilisk
19. Athena
20. Brazil