Current Events Quiz Bee Veterinary Medicine

09 February 2012
Current Events Quiz Bee
Veterinary Medicine Week Celebration
A team should be composed of three (3) persons
with a registration fee of PhP150.00.
The scope of quiz bee is local, national and
international current events from the year 2011
All questions are read twice by the quiz master and
one minute is given for answering. Answers are
written on the paper provided. At the end of time,
the contestants are asked to show their answer to
their designated proctor. The proctor will raise a flag
if the answer is correct.
The quiz bee is divided into two parts. The first
part is the elimination round composing the Easy and
the Average Rounds. The final part is the Difficult
A correct answer at the Easy Round is equal to TWO
points, the Average Round is FIVE points and the
Difficult Round is 10 points.
Top 10 highest scores for the Easy Round qualify for
the Average Round invalidating the previous scores. So
with the top 10 highest scores for the average Round
qualify for the Difficult Round, also, invalidating the
previous scores.
Wrong answer on the Difficult Round is deducted
with FIVE points. A blank answer sheet will have no
A tie-breaking question is thrown with one point
each correct answer. The first team to accumulate a
score of three qualifies to the next round.
Trophy and certificates or appreciation will be
awarded to winners. All participants will also be
receiving certificates of participation.
1. In connection with the leakage of nursing
board exam six years ago, the ombudsman
ordered the dismissal from the service of
former Board of Nursing members namely:
A. Anesia Dionisio and Virginia Madeja
B. Virginia Madeja and Alicia Dionisio
C. Virgie Majada and Alicia Dionisio
A. Anesia Dionisio and Virginia Madeja
2. The world champion dragon boat racing
team, using the same vessel that caused them
international renown, has joined military
forces to rescue or bring relief to victims of
Typhoons “Pedring” and “Quiel”. How many
medals did this 20-member team won on that
dragon team racing held in Florida on
5 golds and 2 silvers
3. _____ is a radio commentator shot dead
on June 14, 2011.He was the sixth media
person killed under President Aquino’s
watch and the 145th since democracy was
restored in 1986, according to the National
Union of Journalists of the Philippines.
A. Romeo Oleo
B. Romero Oleo
C. Romeo Olea
Romeo Olea
4. _____, composed of eight members
handpicked from different dance troupes,
represented the Philippines in the 2011 World
Hip-hop Dance Competition in Las Vegas, the
most respected annual international hip-hop
dance competition of the last 10 years.
A. Levis Strauss
B. Legit Status
C. Legitimate Status
D. Legit Stratus
B. Legit Status
5. _____ claimed their long-awaited
fist NBA championship by winning
Game 6 of the finals in Miami, 105-95,
on June 12 celebrating on the Heat’s
home floor.
Dallas Mavericks
6. Who is the recent campaign manager of
People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals Asia
Pacific who said online gamers should boycott
YetiSports Flamingo Drive for its “insensitive
and irresponsible” depiction of animals.
A. Rochelle Regodon
B. Rochelle Ragodon
C. Rochelle Gerodon
A. Rochelle Regodon
7. Where in the summer capital is
the 12-meter high prayer building
that earned for a Guinness World
Dominican Hill
8. World boxing champion Manny
Pacquiao, Black Eyed Peas founding
member Allan Pineda aka
and Procter & Gamble executive
_____ are this year’s
1. Steve Paul Jobs was an American businessman
and inventor widely recognized as a charismatic
pioneer of the personal computer revolution. In
the late 1976, when Jobs was 21, he and _____
started Apple Computers.
Stephen Wozniak
2. _____ sworn in as Zambian president on
September 2011 after incumbent Rupiah
Banda’s concession speech, a rare
example of an African leader willingly
bowing out.
Michael Sata
3. Who is the longest-ruling dictator
in Africa who reached power through
coup d’etat in 1969? He ruled his
country for 42 years after his demise
in a civil war on October 20, 2011.
Muammar Muhammad Abu Minyar Gaddafi
commonly known as
Muammar Gaddafi/Moammar Gadhafi
4.This epic fantasy film is currently
the highest-grossing novel adaptation
worldwide reaching :
A. $381,011,219
B. $352,390,543
C. $280,288,438
D. $1,328,111,219
D. $1,328,111,219
5. On the 37th Metro Manila Film
Festival, Tikoy Aguiluz won Best
Festival Director. Give the title of
this biographical action movie he
Manila Kingpin: The Asiong Salonga Story
6. On the second anniversary of the
brutal Ampatuan massacre with
casualties of 58 people, including 32
journalists, journalists worldwide
have also marked November 23 as
1st International Day to End Impunity
7. Who was the Pwersa ng Bayaning Atleta
(PBA) Partylist Representative who was the
guest of honor during the opening program of
the annual CARASUC or Cordillera
Administrative Region Association of State
Universities and Colleges three-day tournament
on December 12-14, 2011 at the Benguet State
University sports complex?
Mark Aeron H. Sambar
8.The Philippines’ Puerto Princesa Underground River
has been declared as one of the provisional winners in
the search for the New Seven Wonders of Nature.
Which of the following does not belong to the other six
New Seven wonders of Nature?
A. Cambodia’s Angkor Wat
B. South Korea’s Jeju Island
C. Indonesia’s Komodo Island
D. South Africa’s Table Mountain
A. Cambodia’s Angkor Wat
9. The 2011 earthquake off the Pacific Coast of
Tohoku, also known as the 2011 Tohoku
Earthquake, or the Great East Japan
Earthquake, was a magnitude _____. It was the
most powerful known earthquake of the five
most powerful earthquake in the world since
modern record-keeping began in 1900.
10. Lolong is the largest crocodile in
captivity. It is a male Indo-Pacific or
salt-water crococile. In November of 2011, Dr.
Adam Britton of the National Geographic
sedated and measured Lolong. Its
confirmation of its length is good enough for
entry into the Guinness Book of World
Records. Where was it captured?
Bunawan, Agusan Del Sur
11. The Philippine’s death toll for the
Tropical Storm Washi rose to 632,
making it the deadliest cyclone to hit
the nation in three years and sparking
criticism of the government’s lack of
preparation. What is the local name of
the said tropical storm?

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