Who was the youngest king in the Bible when he started his reign?
Joash (or Jehoash) was crowned king of Judah (c. 836-796 BC), being the only surviving son of Ahaziah after the massacre of the royal family ordered by his grandmother, Athaliah. He was 7 years old when his reign began and he reigned for 40 years.
The largest country in history is
British Colonial Empire
Spanish Colonial Empire
Great Mongolian Trot
The British Empire had an area of approximately 34 million square kilometers and the remaining countries were respectively 20 million square kilometers, 33 million square kilometers and 6.5 million square kilometers
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Who was St. Luke the Evangelist by profession?
According to the tradition contained in the writings of church historians and church fathers, St. Luke came from the Syrian Antioch. He was a doctor by profession (Letter to Colossians IV, 14). Saint Luke the Evangelist was a faithful companion of Paul the Apostle and accompanied him on many missionary journeys.
What alphabet is used in South Korea?
None of these answers are correct.
Hangul is one of the few alphabets that have been artificially created and have not evolved from hieroglyphics or ideograms, as has been the case with most modern writings. Words in this alphabet can be written horizontally or vertically, e.g.: 사자 (lion) and 봄 (spring).
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In which religion is Hanukkah celebrated?
in the Orthodox Church
Hanukkah is a Jewish holiday that lasts eight days. It commemorates the miraculous event that took place during the Maccabees' uprising under the leadership of Judah Maccabeus. It was a rebellion of the Jews against the king of Palestine, who decided to introduce the cult of Zeus to the great temple in Jerusalem. After the victory of the Jews, the olive lamp consecrated by the High Priest was on for eight days, although it should have enough oil for only one.
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Which dance does the dancer in the picture perform?
A typical flamenco dancer's outfit is a wide fluttering dress or skirt. Flamenco is danced solo. In flamenco, body movements and gestures express certain emotional states of the dancer or underline the meaning of words and the character of the melody that accompanies them.
Which of these borders is the Iguazú Falls located on?
between Argentina and Brazil
between Panama and Peru
between Russia and Kazakhstan
between Afghanistan and Uzbekistan
Iguazu Waterfall is located on the Argentinean-Brazilian border. 80% of the waterfall area is in Argentina, while the remaining 20% is in Brazil. The waterfall is approximately 2 km wide. The noise of water is heard within a radius of 20 km.
Who gave the tomb to bury Jesus Christ?
Joseph of Nazareth
Joseph of Arimathea
Jesus bought himself a grave.
Joseph of Arimathea is a mysterious and episodic figure. According to the gospel, he was a wealthy person and a member of the Sanhedrin. After the death of Jesus, he went to Pontius Pilate and asked for the body of Jesus.
Who gave the Americans the Statue of Liberty?
The Statue of Liberty is a gift from the French nation to the American nation, commemorating the alliance of both nations during the American War of Independence. In 1924 the statue was declared a national monument of the USA. In 1984 it was included in the UNESCO World Heritage List.
Which Greek God was lame?
According to one version of the myth, Hephaestus was lame from birth and that's why his mother Hera threw him off the Olympus. According to another version, he broke his leg when Zeus threw him off the Olympus.
What nationality was Franz Joseph Haydn of?
of the Austrian
Franz Joseph Haydn (1732 Rohrau - 1809 Vienna) was an Austrian composer of the Classical era and one of the three "Viennese classics" (the oldest). His younger brother, Johann Michael, was also a highly regarded composer, active mainly in Salzburg.
What is the name of Thor's hammer in Nordic mythology?
Thor's hammer didn't have a name, it's just Thor's hammer.
In Nordic mythology, Mjölnir is the hammer of Thor, the god of thunder and lightning. The hammer was forged by dwarfs named Sindri and Brokk. The meaning of the word Mjölnir is usually translated as "the one who crushes". Another theory combines this name with lightning.
With which car did Sébastien Ogier win the title of World Rally Champion in 2016?
Ford Fiesta WRC
Volkswagen Polo R WRC
Citroën DS3 WRC
Citroën C3 WRC
2016 was the last year Volkswagen put its car into the World Rally Championship.
Which driver was the only one to win the Indianapolis 500, Daytona 500 and win the F1 Championship?
Mario Andretti has taken part in many different racing categories, including dragster races. In 1969 he won Indianapolis 500, Daytona 500 and 12 hours of Sebring. The 1978 season belonged to Mario Andretti where he became F1 World Champion.
Where are the woody ferns, the largest ferns on Earth?
in New Zealand
in New Caledonia
in New Guinea
Tree ferns of the Cyathea family develop a trunk, which reaches up to 20 m in height and 50 cm in diameter.
Which population has no neanderthal genes in own DNA?
Interbreeding between Neanderthals with modern humans took place several times. Neanderthal-derived DNA was found in the genome of contemporary populations in Europe and Asia, it accounts for 1–4% of modern genomes. Neanderthal genes are absent from most modern populations in sub-Saharan Africa.
Who had larger brains: homo sapiens or neanderthals?
neanderthals didn't exist
“homo sapiens” and “neanderthals” mean the same
Neanderthals had large cranial capacity (1,600 cm3), which was larger than that of modern humans. Compared to modern humans, neanderthals had shorter legs and bigger bodies - this was likely an adaptation to preserve heat in cold climates. Larger eye sockets suggest that their eyesight may have been better than that of modern humans.
Where did neanderthals live?
In North America
In East Asia
Neanderthals are named after the first site where their fossils were discovered in the mid-19th century – it was a river valley in Germany named Neanderthal. Neanderthal remains were found in Europe (early range), as well as Southwest, Central, and Northern Asia (late range).
Where is the headquarters of NATO located?
In the USA
In the UK
NATO's Headquarters are located in Haren, Brussels, Belgium, while the headquarters of Allied Command Operations is near Mons, Belgium.
Who is the author of famous aphorism “carpe diem”?
Carpe diem is a Latin aphorism, usually translated "seize the day", taken from book 1 of the Roman poet Horace's work Odes (23 BC).