Thursday, May 26, 2011

Alphaquiz # 8

Alphaquiz # 8

1. In philosophy the belief that human society is improving or can be improved thru conscious human effort is called what?

2. Who is the infamous living prisoner in Attica Correctional Facility in New York?

3. What is the largest island in a freshwater lake in the world located in Canada?

4. What game show title is taken from the musical High Society and sung by Cole Porter?

5. Which Chinese actor portrayed the philosopher Confucius in the movie with the same title in 2010?

6. What geometrical shape can be very close describe the shape of our planet Earth?

7. Michael Peter Balzary is the real name of which famous rock band guitarist?

8. Which Will Smith film is based on the novel written by Chris Gardner?

9. Reality TV star and socialite Kim Kardashian is engaged to which NBA player?

10. Named after its designers the high-speed Russian aircaft MiG stands for what?

11. What style of 18th-century painting and decorations is associated with King Louis XV of France and the painter Francois Boucher?

12. According to legend what is the name of the shepherd who found the infants Romulus and Remus- the twin of founded Rome?

13. Which literary English adventurer was popularized by the novel King Solomon's Mines by H. Rider Haggard?

14. What famous sport was invented by James Gibb in 1901?

15. Sicko a 2007 documentary focussing on the American health care system is directed by who?

16. Literally means "things beyond the dowry", what word originally means an item given to a wife by her new husband during their wedding day?

17. What famous diet plan was designed by cardiologist Arthur Agatston?

18. New Horizons a NASA robotic spacecraft mission is currently en route to which member of the solar system?

19. Calico Jack - real name John Rackham was an English pirate most remembered for the design of which famous flag?

20. What medical or cosmetic surgery was invented by Dr. Giorgio Fischer in 1974?


1. Meliorism
2. Mark David Chapman
3. Manitoulin Island
4. Who Wants To Be A Millionaire?
5. Chow Yun Fat
6. Oblate Spheroid
7. Flea
8. The Pursuit of Happiness
9. Kim Humpries
10. Mikoyan and Gurevich
11. Rococo
12. Faustulus
13. Alan Quartermain
14. Table Tennis
15. Michael Moore
16. paraphernalia
17. South Beach Diet
18. Pluto
19. Jolly Roger
20. Liposuction

Thursday, May 19, 2011

Alpha Picture Quiz # 1

1. Hint: Logo of widely-used technology.

2. Hint: Identify the car brand and it's record

3. Hint: On 2005 ranked 3rd by FORBES as most powerful women in the world

4. Hint: Identify the flower in Hong Kong flag
5. Hint: Contemporary best-selling author 

6. Hint: Competes with Wii and Playstation Move

7. Hint: Rewind and Fast-Forward sign

8. Hint: UNESCO heritage in Guatemala

9. Hint: "The Oracle of Omaha"

10. Hint: One of the oldest board games for two players


1. Bluetooth
2. Tata Nano, cheapest car in the world today
3. Yuliya Tymoshenko
4. Bauhinia Blakeana
5. Sthepenie Meyer
6. Xbox Kinect
7. Guillemets
8. Tikal National Park
9. Warren Buffett
10. Backgammon

Sunday, May 15, 2011

Alphaquiz # 7 ANSWERS

Alphaquiz # 7


1. Telmex
2. Macedonia
3. Kandor
4. Foul LIne
5. Let The Bullets Fly
6. Macarel Scud
7. Brig Gen. Ramona Go
8. Renegade
9. Blackberry
10. Stephen Sommers
11. Snell's Law
12. Adan Ronquillo
13. Deutoronomy
14. Carmen Soo
15. Rosendo Sanchez
16. Goombas
17. Hamad bin Khalifa Al Thani
18. Battle of Stirling Bridge
19. Luther Simijian
20. Ferrari

Alphaquiz # 7

Alphaquiz # 7

1. Carlos Slim Helu currently the richest man in the world according to FORBES is the CEO of which company?

2. In 2005 Which country became first in the world to have a country-wide Wi-Fi network coverage?

3. What was the name of the capital city of the fictional planet Krypton in the DC universe?

4. In bowling, what is the term for the line at which you must stop and throw your ball to make your shot?

5. Directed by Jiang Wen, what is the highest grossing domestic film in China?

6. What is the English word for the extremely common fish in Philippine called 'galunggong'?

7. Who is the first female ranking general of the Philippine Army?

8. What is the Secret Service code name of US President Barack Obama?

9. PlayBook is the name of the tablet computer of which tech company?

10. Who directed The Mummy, and The Mummy Returns movies?

11. What scientific law explains why your finger appears bent when placed in a glass of water?

12. What is the first ever movie produced by Star Cinema in 1993?

13. Which Old Testament book takes its name from Hebrew for "spoken words"?

14. Which Malaysian actress co-starred with Jericho Rosales in a 2008 prime time TV series Kahit Isang Saglit?

15. The Filipino boxer Nonito Donaire and currently the WBC and WBO Bantamweight World Champion had only one lost. Name the American boxer who defeated him.

16. What is the name of the iconic mushroom enemies in Super Mario video game?

17. Which Arab leader own the satellite television news network Al-Jazeera?

18. What battle for Scottish independence is depicted in Mel Gibson film Braveheart?

19. Which Armenian-American national famous for his invention of Automated Teller Machine or ATM?

20. Italy's top ace pilot Francesco Barraca's stallion emblem became the logo of which company?