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1. Who in the bible said How cans this thing, seeing that I know not a man? Mary, mother of Jesus 2. What type of lens is used to correct far sightedness? Convex 3. What name is given to the Jamaican dish consisting of mackerel run down with boiled green bananas? Dip and fall back 4. By what process do salts lose their water of crystallization? Effloresce 5. If 52x-1 = 625, what is x? 2.5 6. What is the SI unit of potential difference? Volts 7. In which Caribbean Island is the town of Marigold? Dominica 8. What is the nationality of the West Indian trade unionist Arthur Cipriani? Guyanese 9. What type of glacier occupies a river valley? Valley glacier 10. Which former international organization was abbreviated GATT? General Agreement on Tariffs and Trades 11. What name is given to an electron emitted to from a radioactive source? Beta particle 12. Complete the Jamaican proverb: mi trow mi cawn. Mi neva call nuh fowl 13. In what year did the treaty of Westphalia end the 30 years war? 1648 14. Who wrote In a Green Night? Derek Walcott 15. What is the mass number of fluorine? 18.998 16. In the bible who was the mother of Gad? Zilpah 17. What is another name for gristle? Cartilage 18. When is le pac? Easter 19. When is the autumn equinox in the northern hemisphere? September 21 20. What is the next term in the sequence: 1, 8, 27, 64. 125 21. When was the Treaty of Cateau-Cambresis? 1559 22. Who composed the 1812 Overture? Pyotr Tchaikovsky 23. Which Jamaican wrote Now the Lignum Vitae Blooms? Tom Red Cam 24. What is the mass number of aluminum? 26.98 25. In the bible who was the mother of Dan? Bilhah 26. What is the name of the bone surrounding the spinal cord? Vertebral column 27. What is the past tense of shall? Should 28. When is le noel? Christmas 29. Give the date of the spring equinox in the northern hemisphere? March 21 30. What is the capital of the Slovak republic? Bratislava 31. What instrument measures the pressure of the atmosphere? Barometer 32. What term describes the speed of a piece of music? Tempo 33. Who was the prime minister of Great Britain between 1979 and 1990? Margaret Thatcher 34. How many protons are in the magnesium 2+ ion? 12 35. Which of the commandments deal with adultery? Seventh 36. What is the capital of Slovenia? Ljubljana 37. This is any opening through which radiation can pass? Aperture 38. Who was the premier of china between 1988 and 1998? Lee Peng 39. What name is given to the diatonic scale around which a piece of music is written? Key 40. How many electrons are in the aluminum 3+ ion? Ten 41. Who wrote the white devil? John Webster 42. Which of the commandments deals with bearing false witness against thy neighbor? Ninth 43. What is the purpose of the semi-circular canal in the ear? Balance 44. What type of bond is formed between a metal and a non-metal? Ionic 45. Which principle in physics states that a body totally or partially submerged in a fluid experiences an up thrust equal to the weight of the body? Archimedes principle GMHS SCQT2009 Page 2

46. Who wrote Casino royal? Ian Fleming 47. What is the circumference of a circle with radius 49cm? 308cm 48. What does it means to digitize? To convert a signal from analog to digital form 49. Which U.S. president spent time in Barbados between 1751 and 1752? George Washington 50. In which country is the Fujiyama volcano? Japan 51. What structure opens and close to control the amount of light entering the eye? Iris 52. Form a noun from insists. Insistent 53. What is the formula of tin (II) fluoride? SnF2 54. What was the full birth name of Bob Marley? Robert Nesta Marley 55. What term describes the point of an object where the weight tends to act? Center of gravity 56. What part of the body is el pulgar? Thumb or big toe 57. Who founded the Jamaica Free Press in 1829? Edward Jordan 58. In the bible who was the father Jonah? Amitai 59. To which order do wasps belong? Hymenoptera 60. Differentiate between the words impede and impel. Impede to hinder; Impel to force 61. From which plant is the anti-malarial drug quinine? Cinchona 62. In what year was the next general election held after 1980? 1983 63. All garnets have two elements in common, name them. Silicon, oxygen 64. The mean of six numbers is 25; a next number 40 is added. What is the new mean? 27.1 65. Who wrote the poem the lotus eaters? Alfred lord Tennyson 66. Who created the polarize camera? Edward Lang 67. On which Japanese Inland is the city of Nagasaki? Kyushu 68. Which world war leader was known as Il Duce? Benito Mussolini 69. Name the synoptic gospels. Matthew, Mark, Luke 70. Who sculpted the Bob Marley statue? Alvin Marriott 71. In which Palestinian city was Yasser Arafats palace located? Ramallah 72. Which book of the bible is between Ephesians and Colossians? Philippians 73. Name the organelle that produces energy in the cell? Mitochondrion 74. Which four letter word staring with l means the same as emblem? Logo 75. In which present day country was ancient city of Babylon located? Iraq 76. What is the next prime number of 83? 89 77. In which Caribbean country is the town of Chateau Belair? St. Vincent 78. Which hurricane affected Jamaica in 1980? Allen 79. Who discovered Quantum Electrodynamics? Richard Feynman 80. Which book of the bible is between II Timothy and Philemon? Titus 81. Where in the cell is the site of protein synthesis? Ribosome 82. The ancient kingdom of Phoenicia is now located in two countries, name one? Lebanon, Syria 83. Which prophet was the son of Pethuel? Joel 84. To which order do moths belong? Lepidoptera 85. Differentiate between the words magnanimous and magnificent. Magnanimous generous; magnificent fine 86. From which plant widely grown in Jamaica is the drug viblastine extracted? Periwinkle, ram goat roses 87. In what year was the next general election held after 1972? 1976 88. What is the formula of the blue-white mineral zircon? ZnSiO4 89. The mean of 5 numbers is 30, a new number 38 is added what is the new mean? 31.3 90. 75% of this country is covered by ice fields and glaciers along with the Eglac volcano. Name it? Iceland GMHS SCQT2009 Page 3

91. Who did the original statue of bob Marley that was rejected by the Jamaican public? Christopher Gonzalez 92. What is the next prime number after 97? 101 93. In what year did hurricane Gilbert affect Jamaica? 1988 94. Who wrote the fall of the house of usher? Edgar Allan Poe 95. Which element has the mass number 95.94? molybdenum 96. From which pop group was the singer Lisa Lopez? TLC 97. What is colisectomy? Removal of the gall bladder 98. What does it means to obliterate? To destroy completely 99. Name the tallest building in the world? Petronas tower 100. For what crime was George William Gordon executed in 1865? Treason 101. Which African leader had the name Camaen Ngengi at birth? Jomo Kenyatta 102. Who wrote Modest Proposal? Jonathan Swift 103. Which element has mass number 114.82? indium 104. Which condition normally suffered by athlete is abbreviated ACL? Anterior Cruciate ligament 105. Which of the psalms begins As the hart panteth for the water.? 42 106. Name the most densely populated country in Europe? Monaco 107. Lance Base is a member of which music group? N Sync 108. Who wrote The Castle? Franz Kafka 109. Sphalerite is an ore of which metal? Zinc 110. Complete this phrase from the bible: righteous exalted a nation. But sin is a reproach onto any people. 111. To what class do leaches belong? Annelida 112. After the U.S.A. and Israel which country has the largest Jewish population? France 113. How many times can you get 2/7 from 46? 161 114. Under which governor of Jamaica was George William Gordon arrested? Edward john Eyre 115. Who was the longest serving president of Tanzania? Julius Nyrere 116. What does Mahatma means? Great soul 117. Who wrote Troja? Isaac Singer 118. Who is une elido? Wounded man 119. To what does the adjective lacustrine refers? Lakes 120. Which country has the largest Hindu population outside of India? Nepal 121. The fastest land mammal the cheetah can achieve a speed of 60mph. how long would it take to reach this speed? 3s 122. What does it means to abrogate? To cancel a law or agreement 123. What is the formula of the methoxy group? CH3O 124. What was the former name the SI unit siemens? Mho 125. Which Jamaican wrote Traveling Mercies? Lorna Goodison 126. If f(x) = 4x + 1 / 1 x, what is f (7)? -29/6, -4 5/6 127. How long is a marathon race in miles and yards? 26miles 385yards 128. Who was the leader of the Khmer Rouge army? Hun Sen 129. Who painted Legend of the True Cross? Piero della Francesca 130. The orbit of which planet is between that of Saturn and Neptune? Uranus 131. When the Duke of Manchester arrived in Jamaica as governor in 1804, there was a revolt by the West India regiment at which location? Fort Augusta 132. What is the value of normal diastolic blood pressure in mmHg? 80mmHg 133. What is the formula of hydrozoic acid? HN3 GMHS SCQT2009 Page 4

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Who was the ancient Greek sun god? Apollo Where did the Israelites live in Egypt when Joseph was governor? Goshen What is the name of the thick triangular muscles that covers the shoulder joint? Deltoid Give a 10 letter word starting with c meaning complicate or problematic? Cumbersome What are les crevets? Shrimps How many stars are on the E.U. flag? 12 Name one of the states that border California? Nevada, Oregon, Arizona In what group of the periodic table is the element chlorine? Three Who was the leader of the democratic forces in the Congo that took power in 1997? Laurent Kabila A 500 watt heater takes 3mins to heat water, how many joules of electrical energy is converted to heat? 90,000J, 90KJ Who wrote Red burn his first voyage? Hermann Melville What is another name for urenepheros tubules? Nephrons Who is an Amazon? A warlike woman In local banking circles expand DB and G? Dehring, Bunting and Golding. What is the scientific study of the industrial arts? Technology In which country is the isles of Sicily? England In which group of the periodic table is the element selenium? Six What is 35% of 900? 315 Name the tube that runs down the penis? Urethra Who is an Ananias? Liar What is the study of the human mind? Psychology In which group of the periodic table is the element gallium? Three What is 18% of $700? $126 Who won best actor Oscar in 1993? Tom Hanks Who discovered the law of gaseous diffusion? Thomas Graham Who wrote A light left on? Rachel Manley Which English premier league team is known as the Red Devils? Manchester United For how long did goliath challenge the Israelites? 40 days Who is the president of Life of Jamaica? Richard Byles What is the name of the loose gown worn by priests? Cossack What is the capital of Vietnam? Hanoi Which English premier league team is known as the Reds? Liverpool Who invented the thermocouple? Thomas Seabeck Who is the finance director of Grace Kennedy? Don Wehby What is the name of a bishops head dress? Mitre What is the capital of Yemen? Sanaa Who wrote Heathrow Nights? Jan Mark Which vessel carries most of the blood to the liver? Hepatic portal vein Which meat is le jambom? Ham Who won the 1990 best actor Oscar? Jeremy Irons Who made the first telephone call to the moon? Richard Nixon Who was the ancient Greek father of the gods? Zeus What does it means to be culpable? Guilty What in French is la friese? Strawberry What is the French equivalent of the English Red Poppy? Blue Corn Flower In which period of the periodic table is the element potassium? Four Name one the American states that border Washington State? Oregon, Idaho Page 5

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In the coup in the Congo of 1997, Laurent Kabila ended the 13 year reign of which dictator? Mobutu Sese Seko CCl4 is the formula of what? Carbon tetrachloride, tetrachlorocarbon Express 3/2a 1/3b as a single fraction? 9b-2a/6ab The battle of Edgehill was the first battle of which war? English Civil War What do the five rings of the Olympic flag represent? The five continents Who wrote Roxanne? Daniel Defoe What is the fluid in the semicircular canal in the ear? Perilymph What does Trieste means? Bad Who in the bible dreamt of an image of clay? Nebuchadnezzar From which group was George Harrison? Beatles Express x/4 5/x as a single fraction? x2 20/ 4x During which war was the battles of Lexington and Concorde? American Revolution In which country is the Hasely Crawford Stadium? Trinidad and Tobago Who was the chief god of the philistine? Dagon Form an adjective from prefix? Prefixal In which country is the Dalmatia coast from which the Dalmatian dogs get their name? Croatia Name the ocean to the east of Africa? Indian What is the name of the substance with chemical formula Na2B4O7.10H2O? borax, sodium tetraborate Convert 11012 to base ten. 13 What were the names of the two atomic bombs dropped on Japan? Little boy and fat man Who won the 1932 Nobel Physics Prize? Heisenberg Name the first colour film to win best picture? Gone with the wind Who described the Morant bay Rebellion as the Western Liberation Uprising? Phillip Sherlock Who invented the electronic discrete variable automatic computer? John Newman How many children did Leah have for Jacob? 7 What is the name of a substance produced by microbes that kills other microbes or prevent them multiplying? Antibiotic Form a noun from public? Publicity Expand the abbreviation: NCTVET. National In the parable of the seed and the sower, what did the seeds represent? The word of god What is the process by which reptiles and insects shed their outer skin? Ecdysis Complete the proverb: It is easy to be wise. After the experience Which Jamaican painted My place in the plantocracy? Charles Campbell Which instrument is used to measure blood pressure? Sphygmomanometer In what year was the treaty of Madrid? 1670 Which book of the bible is directed to a master on behalf of his slave? Philemon What is the study of histology? Study of tissues Form a verb from simply? Simplify Who painted the garden party that is housed in the bank of Jamaica? Barrington Watson What is the meaning of the French verb chercher? To look for Who invented the piano? Bartolomew Christofori What is the capital of Trelawney? Falmouth Which metal is used as a filament in incandescence lamp? Tungsten Which book of the bible deals with the loyalty of a daughter-in-law? Ruth Which condition results from a lack of symmetry in the shape of the cornea? Astigmatism Page 6

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Form a verb from clean. Cleanse Where is the work rainbow serpent by Edna Manley housed? Social Science lecture theatre What is the meaning of the French verb dejeuner? To have breakfast Who invented the submarine? David Bressner What is the capital of Westmoreland? Sav la mar What is the ancient name for tungsten? wolfram If cosine x = 5/12, what is sine x?12/13 What is the final court of appeal for Jamaica? UK privy council Who played the lead role in the movie Casablanca? Humphrey Boghart Who replaced Abdullah as king of Jordan in 1951? Hussein Which hosted the summer Olympics in 1968? Mexico city What event forms the basis of the novel New Day by Vic Reid? Morant Bay Rebellion What animal is el caballo? Horse Who asked for the head of John the Baptist? Herodias daughter Give another name for the malleus in the ear? Hammer Name the first James Bond film? Dr. No In the parable of the prodigal son which of the sons stayed home? Older son Complete the proverb: Little strokes. Fall great oaks Which Jamaican painted the pickpocket? Leonard Daley In which Caribbean territory did Governor Barkley serve in the 1800s? Guyana Who lost power in a coup in Ghana in 1976? Kwame Nkrumah Which city hosted the 1900 summer Olympics? Paris The leopard by Vic Reid is based on which rebellion in Africa? Mau Mau rebellion Why was king Herod upset with John the Baptist? He told him he could not have his brothers wife Complete the proverb: to cut off your nose. To spite your face Which international organization is abbreviated UNRWA? United Nations Relief and Works Agency In IT expand DDR. Double data rate Who is mon ami? My friend In Jamaican parish is the tamarind tree church? St. Catherine Who wrote the myth of governor Eyre? Lloyd Sydney Olivier How many satellite are known to be on the planet Mars? Two What is the rest mass of a proton? 1.67 x 10-27 Kg Who composed the music for the opera the turn of the screw? Benjamin Britten What name is given to computer users who specialize in breaking into other people computers? Hackers In which parish is the Rose Hall Great house? St. James If planets pass this they will break into fragments? Rosay limit Who wrote How Europe underdeveloped Africa? Walter Rodney What is the value of the gravitational constant? 1.67 x 10-11 Nm2Kg-2 Who composed Oliver? Lionel Bart Who is the president of the Jamaica Boxing board of Control? Leroy Brown Who played the lead male role in saving Private Ryan? Tom Hanks What is the name of the tenth cranial nerve? Vagus spell SABRE The painting by Pablo Picasso were drawn from two places, name them. Circus and theatre Page 7

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What is the meaning of the French verb gagner? To win What is the name of the semi arid desert in South Africa? Karra What is the formula of chloroform? CH3Cl In which parish is Serge Island Dairies? St. Thomas In what year was the Cuban missile crisis? 1962 What is a Virgil? A short pastoral poem conveying a mood of innocence Who was put to death for translating the bible into English? William Tyndale What structure provides nutrients for the developing fetus? Placenta Who is the archbishop of Canterbury? Rowan Wilson Who were the parents of Naphthali? Jacob and Bilhah Where on the retina the nerve centres leaves the eye and enters the optic nerve? Blind spot What is the meaning of the prefix pseudo-? False Who is la tia? Aunt Who invented the locomotive? George Stephenson What is the capital of Bangladesh? Dhaka In which group of the periodic table is the element phosphorus? Five If 12 men took 7 days to build a wall, how long would 4 men take to build the same wall? 21 In which parish is the town of Ewarton? St. Catherine A car accelerates from rest to 10m/s in 2.5s, what is its acceleration? 4m/s2 In what year was the college of Arts Science and Technology established? 1956 In the tempest by Shakespeare who is the lovely and innocent daughter of Prospero? Miranda Which Jamaican painted feeding the fishes? John Dunkley This is the point on the earth surface directly above the focus? Epicenter Who is the opposition spokesman on justice? Delroy Chuck Complete the proverb: do as I say. Not as I do Name the shortest book of the bible? III John What does it means to face the music? to confront the consequences of ones action Which European country is known as the land of wheel? Holland In which country is the Great Sandy Desert? Australia What is the value of 0.091/2? 0.3 What is the Jamaican word for go away? Gway Who produced and directed the harder they come? Perry Henzel Which man in the bible had sons by his two daughters? Lot What structure of the eye regulates the amount of light entering? Iris What does the prefix trans- means? Across Who is la elmana? Sister What is the capital of Thailand? Bangkok In which group of the periodic table is the element silicon? Four 8 men can dig a trench in 15 days how long will it take 10 men to dig the same trench? 12 In which Jamaican parish is Walkerswood? St. Ann A car initially traveling at 27m/s comes to rest in 6s, what is its acceleration? -4.5m/s2 In what year was the University college of the West Indies established? 1948 In Shakespeares Macbeth who was the thane of fife? Macduff Which Jamaican painted Sunflowers? Eugene Hyde Who were the sons of Zebedee? James and John What is the name of the hair on the human fetus? Lanugos Page 8

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Who is the chairman of the independent Jamaica Council on Human Rights? Lloyd Barnett What does the phrase eye to eye means? In full agreement Name the largest lake in Europe? Ladoga What is the name of the substance left behind after the distillation of crude oil? Bitumen What is 0.042? 0.0016 Which opera is ballad and comic? Berletta What is the effective resistance of three 100ohms resistors in parallel? 33.3ohms Which U.S. initiated the Good Neighbour Policy? Franklin Delano Roosevelt Which Caribbean author wrote Salt? Earl Lovelace Expand the abbreviation RSPCA. Royal Society for the prevention of cruelty to animal Who announced the birth of Jesus to Mary? Gabriel Who is the chairman of the Gibson relays? Teddy McCook Which pigment determines skin colour? Melanin What is the Jamaican word for nothing? Nuttin Who played the lead male role in the silent film Gold rush? Charlie Chaplin What term describes a low resistance between two points in a circuit? Short circuit What is the nationality of the cricketer Dinesh Ramdin? Trinidadian In what year did Iraq invade Kuwait? 1990 What term describes a set of three novels with a common theme? Trilogy Which Jamaican painted Hallelujah? Karl Parbosingh In the music fraternity expand the abbreviation RAM. Royal Academy of Music What is the main vitamin in carrot? Retinol, vitamin A Which man in the bible had many wives and was the close friend of David? Jonathon What is le lit? bed In which group of the periodic table is the element chlorine?seven Who performed the first staging of invocation? Amelia Blackwood Meeks What is the unit of currency in Peru? Sol What is the capital of Algeria? Algiers If x2 + 8x + 15 = 0, what are the values of x? -3 and -5 In what year was Belize granted universal adult suffrage? 1954 What is le chaise? Chair What is the oxidation state of magnesium in magnesium metal? 0 In what year did British Honduras became a colony? 1862 Complete the proverb: a no one time. Monkey waan wife Which Jamaican wrote Rosie? Louis Marriott In what year was basketball introduced as an Olympic sport for women? 1976 Who was the only person to see Elijah transcended into heaven? Elisha What substance emulsifies fats in the duodenum? Bile Who was the Roman goddess of feast? Pax Which Caribbean island is 420Km off the north east coast of Venezuela? Barbados What is the atomic number of silver? 47 The perimeter of a square is 72cm, what is its area? 324cm2 What is the unit of currency in Bulgaria? Lev What is the capital of Ghana? Accra In which group of the periodic table is the element calcium? two Given that cosine 370 = 0.8, what is the value of sin 370? 0.6 What is the oxidation state of sulphur in sulphur dioxide? +4 In which parish was Bob Marley born? St. Ann Page 9

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What is average speed of a world class marathon runner? 12mph Who defeated the Nawab of Bengal in 1757 at the battle of Placen? Robert Clive Who wrote Erewhon? Samuel Butler What is the name of the cells that covers the outside layer of the human ovary? Epithelium Jai mal a dent, who should I see? A dentist For how long were the Israelites in the wilderness? 40 years What is the name of the long structure stretching from the cell body that carries impulses away form the cell body? Axiom What does the prefix trans- means? Across Whose law state that Volume of a fixed mass of gas in directly proportional to the temperature at constant pressure? Charles law In which valley is the Appleton sugar estate located? Nassau valley Which international organization is abbreviated OAU? Organization of African Unity What is the meaning of the French verb ecouter? To listen Which disciple attacked the soldiers that came to arrest Jesus before his crucifixion? Peter What is the SI unit of mass? Kilogram Who is the director general of the Office of Utilities Regulation? J. Paul Morgan Complete the Jamaican proverb: Too much a one ting. Good fi nutten Expand (x + 4) (x 3). x2 + x 12 What volume would 4000Kg of water occupy? 4m3 Which famous playwright was born in 1564? William Shakespeare Who was the first king of Israel? Saul What is the scientific name of ackee? Blighia Sapia Complete the proverb: what is sauce for the goose. Is sauce for the gander Translate to English: Comme talle vous? How are you True or false the square root of natural number is not an irrational number? True For how long was Moses in Midian? 40 years Name the dark layer in the eye that absorbs light thereby cutting down reflection? Choroids Which organisms require ready made organic food? Heterotropes What is the meaning of the French sil vous plait? Please Which international organization is abbreviated OAS? Organization of American States On which plains is Kingston located? Liguanea Whose law states that the pressure of a fixed mass of gas is inversely proportional to the volume at constant temperature? Boyles law Expand (x 7) (x 2). X2 9x + 14 Complete the Jamaican proverb: No mug no bruk. Nuh caf no dash whe Iron has a density of 8000Kg/m3, what is the mass of 3m3? 24,000kg Who ascended the English throne in 1558? Elizabeth I Which disciple was displeased that Mary Magdalene used expensive perfume to wash the feet of Jesus? Judas What type of organism only feed on other animals? Carnivore What is the scientific name of guinep? Melicocus bigigato Complete the proverb: where there is a will. There is a way True of false all natural number can be expressed as irrational number? True Il fait beau, what is the weather like? It is fine Complete the Jamaican proverb: one finga. Caan kill lice Which West Indian country became a republic 1976? Trinidad and Tobago Who wrote the way of all flesh? Samuel Butler Page 10

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To which group of instrument does the French horn belong? Brass What is the formula of ammonia? NH3 What is la limonada? Lemonade In what year did Barbados gain independence? 1966 Which actor was born Charles Bronkinsky? Charles Bronson What is la naraja? Orangeade Which book of the bible is between Ezra and Esther? Nehemiah Expand the abbreviation RNA. Ribonucleic acid What is the plural of mousetrap? Mousetraps What is the English for excuse moi? Excuse me Which town is known as the central capital of Jamaica? Mandeville What is 222? 484 Who is the coach of the West Indies cricket team? John dyson What is the capital of Sierra Leone? Freetown Which SI unit if equal to 1Nweton-meter? 1 joule Which parish is known as the bread basket of Jamaica? St. Elizabeth What is the square root of 900? 30 What is the nationality of the cricketer Mervyn Dillon? Trinidadian What is the capital of Senegal? Dakar Which SI unit is equal to 1 Newton per meter square? Pascal Who was Jamaicas fifth prime minister after independence? Edward Seaga What name did the Spanish give to the municipal bodies that governed towns in the Caribbean? Cabilldos Which write had the birth name Mary Ann Evans? George Elliot Who played the lead role in the Terminator? Arnold Schwarzenegger By what process can a mixture of sodium chloride and ammonium chloride be separated? Sublimation How old was Adam when he died? 930 What are angiosperms? Flowering plants By adding a prefix, give the opposite of noble. Ignoble What are the subatomic particles in an atom? Protons, neutrons electron The relative density of a liquid is 3.0. What volume would 1200Kg occupy? 0.4m3 Who wrote the novel just above my head? James Baldwin Which book of the bible is between Obadiah and Micah? Jonah What does the abbreviation DNA means? Deoxyribonucleic acid What is the plural of cupful? Cups full What is the English for the French: Je ne comprendre? I do not understand By what process is ammonia made industrially? Haber process What is la revista? Magazine Calculate the simple inters tom $2000 invested for 18 months at 7%? $210 In Caribbean country is the Grantley Adams International Airport? Barbados Which Central American country did the USA invade in 1989? Panama Which art form did the artist Filipo Marinetti prefect? Futurism In which country is the Vesuvius volcano? Italy What was the capital of Trelawny before Falmouth? Martha Brae How many inputs does a NOT gate take? One What type of wood was Noahs ark made from? Gopher Complete the Jamaican proverb: If yuh fraid fi eye. No nyam fish ed Who is le pompier? Fireman Page 11

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To which of instrument does the viola belong? string Who wrote Robinson Crusoe? Daniel Defoe Correct the error in this sentence: Johnny was the best of the twins. Best should be better How many electrons are in the hydrogen atom? One What is the stage name of Orville Burrell? Shaggy Who is the president of the Jamaica Manufacturing association? Doreen Frankson Who won the 1988 Nobel literature Prize? Naguib Mahfouz What is the next term in the series: 2, -1, , -1/4. 1/8 Which country won the 2003 under 20 football world cup? Brazil Which of Shakespeare plays has an opening scene with three witches? Macbeth What was the occupation of Mathew? Tax Collector What name is given to an organism that feeds on other organisms harming them in the process? Parasite What occurs when the storage space in a computer is too small? Overflow Differentiate between the words allude and delude. Allude to refer to indirectly; delude to deceive With which art form would you associate George Braque? Cubism Who shared the Nobel Peace prize with Nelson Mandela in 1993? F. W. de Klerk By what process are earth pillars and ergs produced? Weathering What is a homogeneous mixture? One that has the same composition in every direction If x2 5x + 6 = 0, what are the values of x? +3, +2 What is the meaning of the Jamaican term mawga? Meager, slim Which quantity is equal to velocity divided by time? Acceleration Which two countries had a war between 1980 and 1988? Iran and Iraq Who did the bible said would inherit the kingdom of heaven? pure in heart Which fruit has scientific name Annona Muricata? Sour sop Complete the proverb: when the cats away. The mice will play With which art form would you associate Giovanni Bernini? Baroque In which continent is the Dead Sea? Asia What is the value of sine inverse 0.5? 300 Who is the president of FIFA? Joseph "Sepp" Blatter In which country is the Mersey Tunnel? UK In which county is St. Elizabeth? Cornwall Give another term for gravitational field strength? Acceleration due to gravity Who discovered the Pitch Lake in Trinidad? Walter Raleigh Which West Indian won the 1992 Nobel Literature Prize? Derek Walcott Who did the bible said would inherit the earth? The meek Which fruit has scientific name Annonas Comosso? Sweet sop Who was the treasurer of Jesus disciples? Judas Iscariot Name two of the common errors experienced during computer arithmetic? Truncation, rounding, overflow Differentiate between alternate and alternative. Alternate one after the other in turn; alternative choice With which art form would you associate Henri Matisse? Fauvism Who shared the Nobel Peace prize in 1978 with Anwar Sadat? Menachem Begin What type of volcanic action produces batholiths and laccoliths? Internal What is a non-aqueous solution? One where water is not the solvent What is the Jamaican word for a ghost? Duppy Page 12

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498. 499. 500. 501. 502. 503. 504. 505. 506. 507. 508. 509. 510. 511. 512. 513. 514. 515. 516. 517. 518. 519. 520. 521. 522. 523. 524. 525. 526. 527. 528. 529. 530. 531. 532. 533. 534. 535. 536. 537. 538. 539. 540. 541. 542. 543. 544.

What quantity is equal to mass multiplied by acceleration? Force Which two countries fought in the Falkland war of 1982? England and France Complete the proverb: out of the frying pan. And into the fire Which art form immediately followed Baroque? Rococo Between which two continents is the Caspian Sea? Europe and Asia What is the value of tan inverse 1? 450 Which FIFA vice president is in charge of CONCACAF region? Austin Jack Warner In which country is the mount MacDonald tunnel? Canada What is the value of the acceleration due to gravity? 9.81m/s2 Which parish is famous for the Boston Jerk? Portland Which cousin of Francis Drake also led Expeditions in the sixteenth century? Sir John Hawkins Which South African won the 1991 Nobel Literature Prize? Nadine Gordimer Which word means sound without music? A capella What does a pH of seven indicates? Neutral Who is une enfermier? Nurse To whose house did Samuel went to appoint the second king of Israel? Jesse What is the meaning of the Spanish verb coblar? To turn To which phylum do sponges belong? Porifera In which ocean is the Java trench? Indian ocean Who painted the Sistine chapel frescos? Michelangelo Which is larger 3/7 or 0.7? 0.7 Who invented the hydraulic lift? Elias Otis In which parish is the Hampden sugar estate? Trelawney What does a pH of 4 indicates? Weak acid Who won the 1991 Best actor Oscar for his role in the silence of the lambs? Anthony Hopkins If I am un medicine, where would I work? Hospital How many brothers did David have? Seven To what phylum do ferns belong? Pteridophyta Give a four letter word meaning to moisten with the tongue. Lick Who painted Guernica? Pablo Picasso In which Ocean is the Puerto Rica trench? Atlantic Which is larger 0.112 or 1/8? 1/8 Who invented the petrol engine? Gottlieb Daimler What is defined as the number of vibrations per second? Frequency Which two countries fought in the war of Jenkinss Ear? Britain and Spain Who wrote 1984? George Orwell What is the meaning of the musical term accelerando? Gradually getting faster Which animal is le chat? Cat What term is used to describe electrically charged atoms? Ions Who played the lead female role in Fargo? Frances McDermott How old was Jesus when he was left behind in Jerusalem? 12 Which group of organisms belongs to the phylum platyhelminthes? Flat worms What does it means to liberate? To free What is the nationality of the artist Henri Matisse? French Approximately how many islands make up the Bahamas? 700 What is 35% of 50? 17.5 In which parish is the Worthy Park sugar estate? St. Catherine Page 13

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545. 546. 547. 548. 549. 550. 551. 552. 553. 554. 555. 556. 557. 558. 559. 560. 561. 562. 563. 564. 565. 566. 567. 568. 569. 570. 571. 572. 573. 574. 575. 576. 577. 578. 579. 580. 581. 582. 583. 584. 585. 586. 587.

In what year did the war of Jenkins ear began? 1739 Who wrote Billy Budd? Hermann Melville What is the meaning of the musical term adagio? Easy going Which subatomic particles are located in the out part of an atom? Electrons Which animal is le chien? Dog For which movie did Cuba Gooding Jr. win an Oscar in 1997? Jerry McGuire What was the first miracle performed by Jesus? Turning water to wine What is a nematode? Round worm What does it means to ignite? To light, set ablaze What is the nationality of the painter John Constable? English Approximately how many islands make up Hawaii? Eight For how long was Lazarus dead? 4 days What is 55% of 25? 13.75, 13 What are the three stages in the life cycle of an insect during incomplete metamorphosis? Egg, nymph, adult To which animal does the adjective equestrian refers? Horse True or false temperature of a substance remains constant during melting? True What type of errors result from taking measurements with a ruler? Random errors Who wrote Juno and the Peacock? Sean OCasey Whish three consecutive numbers add up to 59? 18, 19, 20 Which religion was founded by Prince Siddhartha Guatama? Buddhism What was the name of Cromwells plan to rob the Spanish colonies in the seventeenth century? The Western Design Which art form did Georges Seurat prefect? Pointillism Which country owns Baffin Island? Canada Complete the Jamaican proverb; A no ebry kin teet. A laugh Who was the bother of Aaron and Miriam? Moses What term describes the drop in number at each level of a food chain? Pyramid of numbers This is diffusion in one direction across a semi-permeable membrane? Osmosis Who composed Fidelio? Ludwig van Beethoven What term describes one complete swing of a pendulum? Oscillation. Who wrote beyond a boundary? C L R James What happen to Zacharias when he doubted the prophecy of John the Baptist? He became dumb What are structures that detect stimuli called? Receptors What is the main circuit board of a microcomputer? Motherboard What is the main type of memory in a computer? RAM To what does the adjective equine refers? Horse When is ete? Summer What is the largest city in Brazil? Sao Paulo What term describes a solution that can hold more solute than can normally be dissolved? Super saturated What is the value of cosine 1500? 3/2 Who in Jamaica is a langa lala? A very tall person What force is required to accelerate a body of mass 20kg 5m/s2? 100N Who was the chief minister in France when Desnambuc settled St. Kitts? Cardinal Richelieu Who wrote The Inspector General? Nicolai Gogol Page 14

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588. 589. 590. 591. 592. 593. 594. 595. 596. 597. 598. 599. 600. 601. 602. 603. 604. 605. 606. 607. 608. 609. 610. 611. 612. 613. 614. 615. 616. 617. 618. 619. 620. 621. 622. 623. 624. 625. 626. 627. 628. 629. 630. 631. 632. 633.

Which angel told Mary she would give birth to the messiah? Gabriel Which month is joue? July What is the largest city in the USA? New York City What term describes liquids that do not mix with each other? Immiscible What is the value of sine 1350? 1/2 What is the mass of a body if a force of 30N causes it to accelerate at 0.5m/s2? 60Kg Who applied to the king of England in 1657 for ownership of the Caribbean islands? Earl of Carlisle Who wrote The Hunchback of Notre Dame? Victor Hugo Who is the president of the West Indies cricket board? Julian Hunt What is the capital of the US state of Alaska? Juneau What is the capital of the US state of Arizona? Phoenix Who were Naomi two sons? Mahlon and Chilean What is the fluid-filled space of the cytoplasm called? Vacuole spell rendezvous Where is la sale de manger? Living room Which two planets have no satellite? Mercury, Venus What is the value of 5 factorial? 120 Which religion was founded by Confucius? Confucianism What is the SI unit of time? Second Who wrote the great Gatsby? F. Scott Fitzgerald What is the nationality of the tennis star Kim Clijsters? Belgian Complete the Jamaican proverb wen ashes cold. Dog lie dung in deh What is the meaning of the musical term pianissimo? Very soft Name Naomis daughters-in-law. Ruth, Orpah What is the name of the membrane surrounding the vacuole? Tonoplast Spell chauffeur. Who is the minister of justice? Dorothy Lightbourne Where is la sale de bains? Bathroom How many planets are in the solar system? 8 What is the value of 6 factorial? 720 What is the nationality of the tennis player Lleyton Hewitt? Australian Who is the Hindu creator god? Brahman What is the SI unit of current? Ampere Complete the Jamaican proverb: dawg a sweat but long hair cova it Who wrote Barnaby Rouge? Charles Dickens What is the meaning of the musical term crescendo? Getting louder If an atom has two electrons shell what is the maximum number of electrons one shell can hold? Eight Who were defeated at the battle of Lepanto? The Ottoman Turks Who was Abrahams first wife? Sarah Which vitamin is pyridoxine? B6 With which trade union would you associate Danny Roberts? UCASE, NWU What in French is le sac de mains? Hand bag When does a lunar eclipse occur? When the earth passes between the moon and the sun If $500 is divided in the ratio 3:7, what is the larger? $350 Form an adjective from honour. Honourable What is the maximum number of electrons the third shell can hold? 18 Page 15

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634. 635. 636. 637. 638. 639. 640. 641. 642. 643. 644. 645. 646. 647. 648. 649. 650. 651. 652. 653. 654. 655. 656. 657. 658. 659. 660. 661. 662. 663. 664. 665. 666. 667. 668. 669. 670. 671. 672. 673. 674. 675. 676. 677. 678. 679.

Which treaty ended the 30 years war? Treaty of Westphalia Who was the mother of David? Bathsheba Which vitamin is retinol? A Form an adjective from remark. Remarkable With which trade was Hugh Shearer associated? BITU True or False all planets revolve around the sun? true If $700 is divided in the ratio 5:9, what is the smaller? $250 Who is the Greek equivalent of the Roman god Juno? Jupiter Which prefix means 109? Giga What is the name of the major hospital in Western Jamaica? Cornwall Regional Hospital Who was US president in the last years of the Vietnam War? Gerald Ford Who wrote To sir with love? Ian Braithwaite Who composed the Romeo and Juliet ballet? Sergey Prokofiev What is the common name of nitrous oxide? Laughing gas How many of his disciples followed Jesus to Jarius house? Three What is the meaning of the prefix mega? 106 What is the name of the main teaching hospital in Jamaica? UHWI Which US president openly resisted communist expansion in 1947? Harry Truman Who wrote A Man For All Seasons? Robert Bolt Who composed the music for King Arthur? Henry Purcell Which group of organic compounds has one or more carbon-carbon double bond? Alkene Which organisms feed on dead matter? Saprophyte Complete the proverb: Where ignorance is bliss. Tis folly to be wise What term describes atoms with the same number of protons but different number of neutrons? Isotopes What is the effective resistance of a 2 and 4 ohms resistor in parallel which are in series with a 3 ohms resistor? 5ohms What are the two types of backing storage? Serial access, disk drives In Shakespeares Macbeth who was Banquos son? Fleance What is the size of an interior angle of a regular polygon with 9 sides? 1400 Where was the final defeat of Bonnie Prince Charlie? Battle of Colluden Who painted massacre at Chios? Eugene dela Croix How many degrees the earth rotates in 4 minutes? One degree In Jamaica folklore what does the scratching of the palm signifies? Good fortune Where was Samuel buried? Ramah What is the name of the free living young stage in animals? Larvae Who coined the term radioactivity? Marie Curie What is another name for the quarter note in music? Quaver Which quantity is equal to mass times velocity? Momentum In IT expand the abbreviation EPROM, erasable Programmable Read Only Memory How many terms did Edward Seaga serve as prime minister of Jamaica? Two Who was the daughter of Herodias? Salome What name is given to a pair of the coccus bacteria? Diplococcus What does the suffix -ade as in limeade means? Sweeten beverage of What part of the body is le peau? Skin Which city in Egypt is sometimes called New Cairo? Heliopolis What name is given to the low lying triangular plane arising from the deposition of sand and silt at the mouth of a river? Delta What is the value of normal atmospheric pressure? 1 x 105 Pa Page 16

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680. 681. 682. 683. 684. 685. 686. 687. 688. 689. 690. 691. 692. 693. 694. 695. 696. 697. 698. 699. 700. 701. 702. 703. 704. 705. 706. 707. 708. 709. 710. 711. 712. 713. 714. 715. 716. 717. 718. 719. 720. 721. 722. 723. 724.

A man earns $183 for 6 days, how much will he earn in 9 days at the same rate? $274.50 Who invented the electric battery? Alessandro Volta What was Pauls occupation while traveling? Tent maker Who was the first Jamaican prime minister to serve three terms in office? Michael Manley In the bible who was the father of Boaz? Salma What name is given to a chain of spherical bacteria? Streptococcus What does the suffix ant as in servant means? Performing; agent for action Which African city is from the Latin Al Quehera meaning the victorious? Cairo What name is given to the area on the coast between high and low tide? Literal What is the value of Avogadros number? 6.022 x 1023 A man earns $150 in 5 days, how much will he earn in 7days? $210 Who discovered helium? Joseph Lockerie Complete the proverb: do not cross your bridge. Until you get to them Which country occupies most of the southern half of south America east of the Andes? Argentina What is the study of volcanoes? Volcanology Which element has mass number 137.33? barium What is 1 3/5 as a decimal? 1.6 Who performed the say you say me in the 1985 movie White Night? Lionel Ritchie Complete the proverb: Everyone can find fault. Few can do better What is the name of the tiny mass of capillaries in the Bowmans capsule? Glomerulus What is the study of earthquakes? Seismology Which country is to the direct west of Afghanistan? Iran What is the formula of Celestine? SrSO4 What is 22.2 divided by 0.02? 1110 How old was Alexander the Great when he became commander of Macedonia? 16 What term describes electric charges that stay in one place? Static Who was the grandfather of Noah? Methuselah What is the tail of a sperm called? Flagellum Who is the executive director of the Jamaica Environment Trust? What figure of speech is in, in the following sentence: there is petrol in the tank? Preposition What does magna cum laud means? With great distinction Who did the song I just call to say I love you featured in the 1984 movie Woman in Red? Stevie Wonder How old was Alexander the great when he died? 33 What is the power output of electrical appliance measure in? watts Who wrote The Vicar of Wakefield? Oliver Goldsmith Which prophet sent Naamah to dip in the river Jordan? Elisha What is the maximum amount of air a person can breathe? Vital capacity What part of speech is quickly in the sentence: the dressmaker quickly made the blouse? Adverb What is the meaning of the French word purquoi? Why Sofia the capital of Bulgaria is located at the foot of which mountains? Balkans What is 80% of 150? 120 Who recorded the song since youve been gone in 2004? Kelly Clarkson Who was the husband of Marie Antoinette? Louis XVI This the rise of liquids up very narrow tubes? Capillarity Who wrote The Life of Tristan Shandy? Laurence Stern Page 17

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725. 726. 727. 728. 729. 730. 731. 732. 733. 734. 735. 736. 737. 738. 739. 740. 741. 742. 743. 744. 745. 746. 747. 748. 749. 750. 751. 752. 753. 754. 755. 756. 757. 758. 759. 760. 761. 762. 763. 764. 765. 766. 767. 768.

When is manana por la manana? Tomorrow morning Where Cain went after killing Abel? Land of Nod Gaborone the capital of Botswana is located near to which river? Gatwain river What is 85% of 500? 425 Who recorded the song its like that? Mariah Carey Who was the mother of Louis XVII? Marie Antoinette How many joules are in one calorie? 4.2 Who wrote the castaway? Derek Walcott What is the surgical removal of the gall bladder? Colisectomy What is the name of the popes pontifical ring? Fishermans ring On which river is the US city of Phoenix? Salt river Which isotope of hydrogen has two neutrons? Tritium 96 children are represented on a pie chart, how many would an area covering 2700 represent? 72 Which era succeeds the Edwardian era in England? Victorian The potential different in a wire of resistance 25 ohms is 5V, calculate the current in this wire? 0.2amperes Complete the Jamaican proverb: falla fasin monkey. Neva boil good soup What is the former royal capital of Laos? Luang Prabang What is the meaning of the French word quoi? What Complete the Jamaican proverb: wha no dead. Nuh dash it way For how long were the Israelites in the wilderness? 40years What is the meaning of the idiomatic expression petty coat government? To be under the influence of a female. Who wrote Minty Alley? C L R James What is le talon? Heel What part of the computer is known as the brain? CPU On which river is May Pen located? Rio Minho What is the atomic number of argon? 18 The length of a rectangle is equal to two times its width. If the area is 50cm2, what is its perimeter? 30cm What is the effective resistance of a 2 and a 5 ohms resistor arranged in parallel? 2.5ohms What was the former name of Bermuda? Somers Island What is the capital of Puerto Rico? San Juan Which king rule Israel before David? Saul What name is given to a structure inside the cell body with a specialized function? Organelle Who wrote the wild goose chase? Rex Warner What term in IT is the amount of data a CPU can transmit? Bus width In which group of the periodic table is the element silicon? Four What is the meaning of the musical term legato? One note leading smoothly to the next What is 32% of 200? 64 Which national premier league team does Irvino English represent? Waterhouse In the bible who was born holding on to his brothers heel? Jacob What is the stage between a larva and an adult in an insect? Pupa Who is the president of Ukraine? Viktor Yushenko What is the plural of teaspoon? Teaspoons Who wrote native son? Richard Wright What in IT, what does it mean to debug? To get rid of program errors Page 18

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769. 770. 771. 772. 773. 774. 775. 776. 777. 778. 779. 780. 781. 782. 783. 784. 785. 786. 787. 788. 789. 790. 791. 792. 793. 794. 795. 796. 797. 798. 799. 800. 801. 802. 803. 804. 805. 806. 807. 808. 809. 810. 811. 812. 813. 814. 815. 816.

What does it means to hold out the olive the branch? To ask for peace Who wrote staying on? Paul Scott Bamboo Avenue runs through which sugar estate in Jamaica? Holland sugar estate What is the atomic number of magnesium? 12 What is the effective resistance of a 4 and 12 ohms resistor arranged in parallel? 3 ohms From which country did the Ukraine gain independence? Russia What is the capital of the US Virgin Islands? Charlotte Amalie In which group of the periodic table is calcium? Two Which male voice is between bass and tenor? Baritone What is 3/5 as a percentage? 60% Which national premier league does Kevin Wilson represent? Arnett gardens When was the Kingston earthquake? 1907 What is the birth stone for November? Topaz True or false, altocumulus clouds occur over 6000 feet high? True Who were the parents of john the Baptist? Elizabeth and Zechariah What type of fertilization occurs when the eggs and sperms come together outside the parents? Spawning Who is the director general of the Office of Utilities Regulation? Form an adjective from equator. Equatorial Who wrote not a penny more? Jeffery Archer Who is lestudient? Student Form a noun from ferocious. Ferocity Which disease affected the West Indian islands in the 1840s and 50s? cholera Which Jamaican plays a lead role in the TV series Moesha? Sheryl Lee Ralph What is the birth stone for May? Emerald Which two Old Testament books are named after women? Esther and Ruth Who wrote Lucky Jim? Kingsley Amis What is the nationality of the writer roger Mais? Jamaican What is the pH of pure water? 7 Expand (x + 1) (x + 3). x2 + 4x + 3 Is time a scalar or vector quantity? scalar Name the longest and bloodiest battle of World War one. Battle of Verdun What is the meaning of the Spanish verb enviar? To send This is a volcanic feature emitting hot sulphurous gases and vapours? Solfatara What was the nationality of mother Theresa at the time of her death? Indian What is the formula of hydrogen fluoride? HF Factorize 3x2 + 5x +2. (3x +2) (x + 1) What is the decoration of the basic notes of a melody called? Ornaments Is distance a scalar or vector quantity? Scalar In what year was the battle of Verdun? 1916 Which country is has more hot springs and sulfatara than any other? Iceland Who played the lead role in finding Neverland? Johnny Depp In which country was Mother Theresa born? Albania In IT this is the production of a value greater than the space available to hold it? Overflow Who the bible was condemned as a fugitive after committing murder? Cain Where in the body can you find the cervical vertebrae? Neck Complete the proverb: a brunt child dreads. Fire Who wrote "The wonderful experience of Mary Seacole in many lands"? Mary Seacole Ou es tu? What are you been asked? Where are you Page 19

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817. 818. 819. 820. 821. 822. 823. 824. 825. 826. 827. 828. 829. 830. 831. 832. 833. 834. 835. 836. 837. 838. 839. 840. 841. 842. 843. 844. 845. 846. 847. 848. 849. 850. 851. 852. 853. 854. 855. 856. 857. 858. 859. 860. 861. 862. 863.

What is the smallest parish after Kingston? Hanover What process is used to find the concentration of a base or an acid? Titration, titrimetric analysis, volumetric analysis What is the value of (-5)2 + (-2)2? 17 Why would you weigh less on the moon than the earth? Force of gravity is less. Who was the governor of Jamaica in 1835? Marquis de Sligo What name is given to a desert covered by sand dunes? Erg What is the more poplar name of the Jamaican actress Claudette Pious? Miss Little What term is the outstretch hand from the thumb to the little finger? Span This is the thick laying on of paint on canvass or wood? Impasto Who authorized the authorized version of the bible in 1611? James I What does omega means? The end How old was Jesus was he was found teaching the elders in the temple? 12 Which cells covers most organs and body linings? Epithelium Complete the proverb: to know the disease. Is half the cure Who wrote the leopard? V S Reid In IT expand DVD. Digital Video Disk What does sussu means? To gossip What is the chemical symbol for silver? Ag What is the square of 0.02? 0.004 What is the SI unit of electric charge? Coulomb Between 1995 and 1997 there were volcanic eruptions on this Caribbean island? Montserrat Which two islands are annexed to Antigua? Barbuda and Redonda What was the unit of currency in Sweden before the euro? Krone In which novel is their a donkey named Sereta? Sixty-five Who is the minister in charge of legal affairs? Minister of Justice What is the name of the outer part of the kidney? Cortex What is the full name of the author of the second gospel? John mark Who wrote party politics in the West Indies? C L R James Which musician had the name Keith Anderson at birth? Bob Andy What is the value of 0.45 as a fraction in its lowest terms? 9/20 When is le mains? Morning What is the atomic number of helium? Two Is the marriage of Figaro an opera or ballet? Opera Who is the general secretary of the JFF? Burchell Gibson What is the SI unit of electrical power? Watt Which Haitian leader was known as Papa Doc? Francois Duvalier Which religious leaders did Jesus called hypocrites? Pharisees and Scribes What is the name of the inner layer of the skin made of connective tissues? dermis What process occurs from the joining the male and female gametes? Fertilization What does rapacious means? Greedy Which Jamaican wrote Ginger town? Claude McKay When is le nuit? Night Which Jamaican entertainer had the name Clifton Bailey at birth? Capleton What is the atomic number of nitrogen? Seven Is Boris Godunov an opera or ballet? Opera What is 8/12 as a percentage? 66.67% Complete the proverb: What man done. Man can do Page 20

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864. 865. 866. 867. 868. 869. 870. 871. 872. 873. 874. 875. 876. 877. 878. 879. 880. 881. 882. 883. 884. 885. 886. 887. 888. 889. 890. 891. 892. 893. 894. 895. 896. 897. 898. 899. 900. 901. 902. 903. 904. 905. 906. 907. 908. 909. 910.

Expand the abbreviation ROM. Read only memory What is the meaning of the Jamaican word sassy? Soft, weak What is the square root of 0.0009? 0.03 What is the SI unit of quantity of heat? Joule Name the largest and most westerly of the Caribbean islands? Cuba What was the unit of currency in Italy before the euro? Lira In which book is the character Busta? Animal Farm Which country hosted the 2006 blind cricket world cup? South Africa Pronounce the Spanish word for mechanic. El mechanico What is the capital of Antigua? St. johns Who in the bible had a name meaning father of many nations? Abraham Where in the body is the patella? Knee cap What is the plural of sister-in-law? Sisters-in-law What is the chemical symbol of krypton? Kr In IT expand LAN. Local Area Network What s the simple interest on $300 invested for 2 years at 5%? $30 What is the capital of Honduras? Tegucigalpa Expand the abbreviation LIAT? Leeward Islands Air Transport What is the meaning of the biblical name Sarah? Princess Which blood cells transport oxygen? Red blood cells, erythrocyte Who is the president of development options in Jamaica? Maureen Webber What is the plural of manservant? Menservant What is the meaning of the French verb vendre? To sell What the chemical symbol for platinum? Pt Expand RAM. Random Access Memory Which hosted the 1990 Commonwealth games? Auckland; New Zealand What is the SI unit of solid angle? Steradian In which parish is the district of Sherwood Forest? Manchester The yen is the unit of currency in which country? Japan What is the capital of Greece? Athens What part of the bible constitutes the Jewish torah? Pentateuch What is the name given to the white of the eye? Sclera How many times have a Jamaican won the Scripps Howard Spelling Bee competition? Once What is the simple interest on $500 invested for 3years at a rate of 2%? $30 Which city hosted the 2002 Commonwealth games? Manchester What is the SI unit of absorbed radiation dose? Gray What is la basura? Garbage In which parish is Sherwood content located? Trelawny What is the unit of currency in Mexico? Peso What is the capital of Malta? Valetta What is the name of the bacteria killing enzyme in tears? Lysozyme Who was Abigail married to before David? Nabal What is another name for the shoulder blade? Scapula Complete the proverb: familiarity. Breeds contempt Who was the last wife of Michael Manley? Glynn Manley In which group of the periodic is the element xenon? Eight What fraction in its lowest term, of revolution is 720? 1/5 Page 21

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911. 912. 913. 914. 915. 916. 917. 918. 919. 920. 921. 922. 923. 924. 925. 926. 927. 928. 929. 930. 931. 932. 933. 934. 935. 936. 937. 938. 939. 940. 941. 942. 943. 944. 945. 946. 947. 948. 949. 950. 951. 952. 953. 954. 955.

Give the exact date when Paul Bogle burned down the Morant bay court house? October 11, 1865 Marigot is a major town in which Caribbean island? Dominica Which country is known as the gift of the Nile? Egypt How many sons did Keturah have for Abraham? Six Which gas makes up the largest proportion of inhaled air? Nitrogen Give the English spelling of CALIBRE Who wrote the play old story time? Trevor Rhone What is la fenetre? Window Which king did the wise visited when they were searching for Jesus? Herod Which set of teeth is between the incisors and the premolar? Canine What is the meaning of the prefix pene- as in peninsular? Almost Who is the president of the Jamaica Bar association? Arlene Harrison Henry In which country is the headquarters of the BWIA? Trinidad and Tobago What is the capital of Portugal? Lisbon What is the atomic number of terbium? 65 Which Jamaican entertainer had the name Gerald Levy at birth? Bogle What is 10.8272 to two decimal place? 10.83 Settlers of which parish was promised two barrels of beef and one barrel of flour? Portland Which international cricket team does Andrew Strauss represent? England What is the name of the membrane between the jawbone and the cement? Periodontal membrane Who was selected to replace Judas Iscariot among the 12 disciples? Matthias What is the unit of currency in Sierra Leone? Leone Form a verb from person. Personalize, impersonate Which island is to the immediate south of Guadeloupe? Dominica What is the chemical symbol of Protactinium? Pa What is 0.875 as a fraction? 7/8 In which parish is YS falls? St. Elizabeth Who became US president in 1961? John F Kennedy This is the production of charged particles from neutral atoms? Ionization Who wrote Sea of Adventure? George Lamming Which Jamaican port did Elia Wheeler described as the most exquisite port on earth? Port Antonio From which cell is the modern dry cell developed? Leclanche cell Who painted the little dancer age 14? Edgar Degas Who was the mother of John the Baptist? Elizabeth This is the first part of the large intestine to which to the appendix is attached? Caecum Complete the proverb: necessity. Is the mother of invention Under which governor did Henry Morgan first became lieutenant governor? Lord Vaughn What is the electrolyte in the modern dry cell? Ammonium chloride Who wrote The Grapes of Wrath? John Steinbeck In what century did the Gothic architectural style first develop? Twelfth Which man in the bible was prepared to sacrifice his son? Isaac What is the approximate length of the rectum in humans? 6 feet Cest bon. How was it? Good Who is the executive director of the American Chamber of Commerce in Jamaica? Becky Stockhausen What is the name of two successive line of verse that rhymes? Couplet Page 22

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Name the presentation software that is provided with Microsoft office? PowerPoint Complete the Jamaican proverb: long road draw sweat.... Short cut draw blood What is the meaning of the musical term largeto? Fairly slow What is 0.36 / 0.2? 1.8 What is the colour given by copper halides in the flame test? Blue, blue green Who discovered the relationship between a gas and its density? Thomas Graham This is a short poem with 9 or 11 lines? Rendoue Name the database program provided with Microsoft Office? Access Complete the Jamaican proverb: ole fiah tick. Easy fi ketch What is the colour of lithium if the flame test? Red, scarlet What is the meaning of the musical term soto voce? Extremely quiet What is 0.49 / 0.7? 0.7 What is the nationality of the tennis player Gustavo Kuerten? Brazilian Who discovered the relationship between the extension of a spring and the load applied? Robert Hooke What is the name of a conical hill or mountain from which material is ejected during an eruption? Volcano Who edited the newspaper the watchman and the Jamaica Freepress? Edward Jordan What is the meaning of the French bonne apeptite? Have a good meal Form a verb from power. Empower What is the unit of currency in Vietnam? Dong Who are les petit enfants? Grand children Which country is to the north west of Antigua and Barbuda? St. Kitts and Nevis What is the chemical symbol of gadolinium? Gd What is 764,000 in standard form? 7.64 x 105 Which historical building facing Gordon house once housed the Jamaican legislature? Headquarters house Who was the prime minister of Great Britain in 1976? James Callaghan What is phosphorescence? Emission of light without heat Who wrote A Quality of Violence? Andrew Salky Which abbreviation is found on fertilizer containers symbolizing the proportions of the three major nutrients? NPK For how long were the children of Israel in the desert? 40 years What is the meaning of the prefix hyper as in hyperbole? Beyond In which country is the headquarters of LIAT? Antigua and Barbuda What is the capital of Somalia? Mogadishu What is the atomic number of xenon? 54 What is the real name of Beenie Man? Moses Anthony Davis What is the value of 0.064 / 8? 0.008 Who wrote the fourth gospel? John Which vessels transport food in plants? phloem What is le carne de aver? chicken meat, poultry Name the compressed polymer in the cell wall of plants that gives trunks their strength? Lignin Complete the proverb: youth and age. Will never agree What is the English for soy trade? I am late Expand the abbreviation OECS. Organization of eastern Caribbean States Name the only river in Jamaica that flows in an easterly direction? Plantain Garden River Page 23

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What is isomerism? The presence of two or more compounds with the same molecular formula but different structural formula. 1000. Expand (3x + 2) (x 1). 3x2 x 2. 1001. Who played the lead male role in the movie The French Connection? Gene Hackman 999.

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