Trivia Challenge Winners

Last November 22 -26, some Grades 5, 6 and 7 students participated in XSiLRC’s Trivia Challenge. The activity aimed to make use of technology and various reference sources available in the LRC in solving the daily trivia.

XsiLRC proudly announces the winners of this Trvia Challenge:

Nov. 22 Monday (TECHNOLOGY)
JONATHAN MADRID 7A

Nov. 23 Tuesday (SCIENCE)
CARL CHINGKOE 5B
CONRAD CHAN 6D
JONATHAN MADRID 7A

Nov. 24 Wednesday (SPORTS)
FRANZ CRUZ 5A
JOSHUA CHUA 6G
NIELSEN ESGUERRA Flexie 7A

Nov. 25 Thursday (HISTORY)
RUSSELL KU 5A
TOMMY CHEN 6A

Nov. 26 Friday (MISCELLANEOUS)
ANTON COTAOCO 5E
RALPH CHUA 6G
JONATHAN MADRID 7A

CONGRATULATIONS! You may claim your prizes at the Circulation Desk starting November 30, 2009 during your break time.

The answers to the daily trivia are as follow:

Nov. 22 Monday
Grade 5 –
Question: What company is the largest producer of computer software for the personal computer?
Answer :  Microsoft
Source: Trivia cafe. Retrieved Nov. 18, 2010 from http://www.triviacafe.com/computer-trivia-questions

Grade 6
Question :Which space shuttle has the longest flight?
Answer : Columbia
Source : Guinness World Records 2009. (2008).Finland: Guinness World Records Ltd.

Gr. 7
Question : Based from Time magazine, what is the 1st of the 50 best inventions of 2010?
Answer : NeoNurture Incubator
Source : The 50 best inventions of 2010.Time. Nov 22, 2010, p.47.

Nov. 23 Tuesday
Gr. 5
Question : What planet is named after the Greek god who personified the sky?
Answer : Uranus
Source : http://www.triviaplaying.com/18_science_Q_.htm

Gr. 6
Question : What planet is the brightest object in the sky, after the sun and moon?
Answer : Venus
Source : http://wiki.answers.com/Q/

Gr. 7
Question :What’s short for “light amplification by stimulated emission of radiation”?
Answer : Laser
Source :http://www.triviaplaying.com/18_science_Q_.htm

Nov. 24 Wednesday
Gr. 5
Question :Based from the Guinness World Records, who is the fastest woman of the world today?
Answer :Leslie Porterfield
Source :http://www.guinnessworldrecords.com/

Gr. 6
Question :What’s the most common nickname for a major league baseball pitcher?
Answer :“Lefty”
Source :http://www.triviaplaying.com/53_Misc_Sports_trivia.htm

Gr. 7
Question :Who is known for being the “Greatest Filipino Athlete of All Time”, “Athlete of the Century”, and “International Bowling Athlete of the Millennium”?
Answer :Rafael “Paeng” Nepomuceno
Source :http://www.txtmania.com/trivia/champions.php

Nov. 25 Thursday
Gr. 5
Question :The world’s first postage stamp was introduced in what year?
Answer :1840
Source :http://www.usefultrivia.com/history_trivia/index.html

Gr. 6
Question :What is the original name of Luneta Park?
Answer :Bagumbayan
Source :http://hubpages.com/hub/philippine-trivia-quiz

Gr. 7
Question :What country suffered the worst two earthquakes in history, killing 830,000 in 1556 and 750,000 in 1976?
Answer : China
Source :http://www.triviaplaying.com/70_history_Q_.htm

Nov. 26 Friday
Gr. 5
Question :Name the reindeer whose name begins with a “V”
Answer :Vixen
Source :http://hubpages.com/hub/christmas-trivia-quiz

Gr. 6
Question :What is the largest city in Alabama?
Answer : Birmingham.
Source :http://www.triviaplaying.com/172-miscellaneous-trivia.htm

Gr. 7
Question : In the song, “You can’t hurry love, You’ll just have to” what?
Answer : Wait
Source : http://www.triviaplaying.com/172-miscellaneous-trivia.htm

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