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#6576 2018-06-12 00:33:16

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#6963. Narodno sabranie is the Parliament of which nation?

#6964. Suomen eduskunta is the Parliament of which nation?


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#6577 2018-06-12 15:35:01

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#6965. Where are the 'Iguazu Falls'?

#6966. Where is the 'Millau Viaduct'?


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#6578 2018-06-12 23:11:00

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#6967. In which Continent/Country is the 'Luxor Temple' situated?

#6968. In which Continent/Country is 'Newgrange' situated?


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#6579 2018-06-13 15:29:31

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#6969. What is 'Inuksuk'?

#6970. Where is the 'Potala Palace'?


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#6580 2018-06-13 23:45:05

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#6971. Where is 'Lascaux'? (Over 600 parietal wall paintings cover the interior walls and ceilings of the cave. The paintings represent primarily large animals, typical local and contemporary fauna that correspond with the fossil record of the Upper Paleolithic time.)

#6972. In which country is the 'Bran Castle'?


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#6581 2018-06-14 15:31:50

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#6973. Where/What is 'Hagia Sophia'?

#6974. What is the 'Acropolis of Athens'?


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#6582 2018-06-15 00:00:31

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#6975. Where is 'Ciudad Mitad del Mundo' (Middle of the World City)?

#6976. Where is 'Tilicho Lake' and what is it known for?


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#6583 2018-06-15 13:57:47

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#6977. Name the world's longest tunnel with an undersea segment.

#6978. Name the highest active volcano in the world at 6,893 m (22,615 ft).


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#6584 2018-06-16 14:37:32

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#6979. Which country is called the “Land of Fertile Fields”?

#6980. Where is 'Shwedagon Pagoda', officially named Shwedagon Zedi Daw and also known as the Great Dagon Pagoda and the Golden Pagoda?


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#6585 2018-06-17 14:22:18

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#6981. Where is the volcano 'Mauna Loa'?

#6982. Where is the 'Strait of Tartary' or 'Gulf of Tartary'?


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#6586 2018-06-18 21:13:36

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#6983. Name the concrete arch-gravity dam in the Black Canyon of the Colorado River, on the border between the U.S. states of Nevada and Arizona. It was constructed between 1931 and 1936 during the Great Depression and was dedicated on September 30, 1935, by President Franklin D. Roosevelt.

#6984. Located in the Bloomsbury area of London, United Kingdom, it is a public institution dedicated to human history, art and culture. Its permanent collection numbers some 8 million works, and is among the largest and most comprehensive in existence having been widely sourced during the era of the British Empire, and documenting the story of human culture from its beginnings to the present. It was established in 1753, largely based on the collections of the physician and scientist Sir Hans Sloane. The museum first opened to the public on 15 January 1759, in Montagu House, on the site of the current building. Name the institution.


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#6587 2018-06-19 15:20:08

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#6985. Name the Russian research station in inland Princess Elizabeth Land, Antarctica. Founded by the Soviet Union in 1957, the station lies at the southern Pole of Cold, with the lowest reliably measured natural temperature on Earth of −89.2 °C (−128.6 °F; 184.0 K).

#6986. In which country/continent is 'Iquique' situated? (One of the driest places in the World).


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#6588 2018-06-20 15:01:19

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#6987. Name the longest road tunnel in the world succeeding the Swiss Gotthard Road Tunnel. The tunnel carries two lanes of European Route E16 and represents the final link on the new main highway connecting Oslo and Bergen without ferry connections and difficult mountain crossings during winter.

#6988. Where is the 'San Diego Zoo'?


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#6589 2018-06-21 16:39:07

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#6989. According to the World Meteorological Organization's (WMO), the highest temperature ever recorded was 56.7 °C (134.1 °F) on 10 July 1913. Where is it?

#6990. Name the tallest statue in the world.


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#6590 2018-06-22 15:08:07

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#6991. Measuring one square kilometer in area, if the surrounding fields within the Merdeka Square are included, it is considered one of the largest squares in the world. At 75 hectares, it is over five times the size of Tiananmen Square, and 12 times the size of Place de la Concorde. Where is it?

#6992. Where is the 'Wembley Stadium'?


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#6591 2018-06-23 14:35:50

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#6993. Where is the 'Bang Na Expressway'?

#6994. The Danyang–Kunshan Grand Bridge is a 164.8-kilometre (102.4 mi) long viaduct. It is the world's longest bridge. Where is it?


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#6592 2018-06-24 14:36:30

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#6995. Name the railway tunnel through the Alps in Switzerland. It opened on 1 June 2016, and full service began on 11 December 2016. With a route length of 57.09 km (35.5 mi), it is the world's longest and deepest traffic tunnel and the first flat, low-level route through the Alps.

#6996. Name the largest reservoir, man-made lake, in terms of surface area contained behind the Akosombo Dam. It is completely within the country of Ghana and has a surface area of 8,502 square kilometres (3,283 sq mi). Stretching from Akosombo in the south to the northern part of the country, it is one of the largest man-made reservoirs in the world.


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#6593 2018-06-25 14:39:00

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#6997. Name the hydroelectric gravity dam that spans the Yangtze River by the town of Sandouping, in Yiling District, Yichang, Hubei province, China. It is the world's largest power station in terms of installed capacity (22,500 MW). In 2014 the dam generated 98.8 terawatt-hours (TWh) and had the world record, but was surpassed by the Itaipú Dam, which set the new world record in 2016, producing 103.1 TWh.

#6998. Name the Institution : established on August 10, 1846 "for the increase and diffusion of knowledge," is a group of museums and research centers administered by the Government of the United States. The institution is named after its founding donor, British scientist. Originally organized as the "United States National Museum," that name ceased to exist as an administrative entity in 1967. Termed "the nation's attic" for its eclectic holdings of 154 million items, the Institution's nineteen museums, nine research centers, and zoo include historical and architectural landmarks, mostly located in the District of Columbia.


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#6594 2018-06-26 21:37:53

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#6999. On the banks of which river is Adelaide situated?

#7000. On the banks of which rivers are Khartoum situated?


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#6595 2018-06-27 21:06:45

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#7001. Name the organic compound with the formula C2H2O4. It is a colorless crystalline solid that forms a colorless solution in water. Its condensed formula is HOOCCOOH, reflecting its classification as the simplest dicarboxylic acid.

#7002. Name the  weak, monobasic Lewis acid of boron, which is often used as an antiseptic, insecticide, flame retardant, neutron absorber, or precursor to other chemical compounds. It has the chemical formula H3BO3 (sometimes written B(OH)3), and exists in the form of colorless crystals or a white powder that dissolves in water. When occurring as a mineral, it is called sassolite.


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#6596 2018-06-29 00:22:50

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#7003. Name the rocky headland in Western Cape, South Africa. It is the geographic southern tip of the African continent and the beginning of the dividing line between the Atlantic and Indian Oceans according to the International Hydrographic Organization.

#7004. Name the  system of mountains in eastern North America. They were first formed roughly 480 million years ago during the Ordovician Period. They once reached elevations similar to those of the Alps and the Rocky Mountains before experiencing natural erosion. The chain is a barrier to east-west travel, as it forms a series of alternating ridgelines and valleys oriented in opposition to most highways and railroads running east-west.


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#6597 2018-06-30 23:22:31

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#7005. Where do 'Cossacks' reside?

#7006. Where do 'The Flemish' or 'Flemings' reside?


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#6598 2018-07-01 21:02:52

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#7007. Who/What are 'Hamites'?

#7008. Who/What are 'Semites, Semitic people'?


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#6599 2018-07-02 20:44:09

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#7009. Calamine is a historic name for an ore of which metal?

#7010. Cryolite  is a historic name for an ore of which metal?


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#6600 2018-07-04 00:25:06

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#7011. Cassiterite is the ore of which metal?

#7012. Calaverite is the ore of which metal?


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