Which two space shuttles exploded during the flight?
Endeavor and Columbia
Columbia and Challenger
Challenger and Discovery
Discovery and Atlantis
Columbia was lost in 2003 while entering the atmosphere, and Challenger in 1986 during the takeoff. Both disasters were not caused by human error.
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In which of these countries the official language is not Arabic?
In Saudi Arabia
The official language of Iran is Persian.
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Which football club won the championship in Argentina most times?
River Plate won the championship title 36 times.
What country does the equator pass through?
The equator passes through 11 countries including Ecuador, which means "equator" in Spanish.
Which of the following is the smallest?
White blood cells
Viruses are by far the smallest, their whole "body" is a DNA or RNA code packed in a protein coat. Unlike the rest of the given, they are not living cells.
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Which god were the ancient Olympic games devoted to?
Olimpia was a famous center of Zeus worship. This place was famous for the huge statue of Zeus (by Phidias), made of gold and ivory, considered one of the seven wonders of the ancient world.
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What's the name of this actor, mainly known from comedy movies?
Jerome Silberman, known as Gene Wilder, is an American comedian, as well as a screenwriter and director.
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What was the first son of Abraham?
Ishmael was the eldest son of Abraham and Hagar, who was a slave to his wife Sarah. Ishmael lived to be 137 years old and was the father of 12 sons who gave birth to the Nabataeans and later the Arabs.
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The Danube flows into the sea within:
The Danube, the second largest river in Europe (2845 km), flows into the Black Sea in Romania.
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According to the Bible, how many animals did Moses take on the Ark?
Noah took the animals on the ark, not Moses.
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In which country was the first public railway line established?
In 1825, George Stephenson launched the first public line between Stockton and Darlington. It was about 15 km long, and the first steam locomotive covered the route in 65 minutes.
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What is the name of the American military base associated with UFO?
Zone 51 is a military base located next to the military training ground where nuclear tests were once held. The most popular conspiracy theories associated with Zone 51 relate to the detention and examination of extraterrestrial life forms coming from an object that allegedly crashed in 1947 near Roswell (New Mexico).
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Who was the first leader of North Korea?
Kim Il-sung gained military and political education in the USSR. During World War II, he served in the Red Army, commanding a division of Koreans. He was undoubtedly the weakest educated leader in the entire Eastern bloc.
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Which city was the capital of Denmark in the years 980-1443?
Roskilde is a Danish city located on the island of Zealand 30 km from Copenhagen. In 980, the King of Denmark moved the capital of the country from Jelling to Roskilde, which was from now on the royal residence of the Danes.
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What animal is this?
Capybara is the largest rodent. It occurs from Panama to western Venezuela and western Colombia. It lives in swamps and rivers.
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Which company name is not an acronym?
Founded in 1976, today Acer is one of the world’s top ICT companies and has a presence in over 160 countries. As Acer looks into the future, it is focused on enabling a world where hardware, software and services will infuse with one another to open up new possibilities for consumers and businesses alike. The etymology of the company's name comes from the Latin word "acer" meaning "eager, vigorous, ".
Which country does the Gough Island belong to?
the United Kingdom
Gough Island is a volcanic island in the South Atlantic Ocean. It is a dependency of Tristan da Cunha and part of the British overseas territory of Saint Helena, Ascension and Tristan da Cunha. It is uninhabited except for the personnel of a weather station (usually six people). It is one of the most remote places with a constant human presence.
What region is not traditionally part of the Bohemian Crown?
The Lands of the Bohemian Crown were a number of incorporated states in Central Europe during the medieval and early modern periods connected by feudal relations under the Bohemian kings. The crown lands primarily consisted of the Kingdom of Bohemia, an electorate of the Holy Roman Empire since 1356, the Duchies of Silesia, and the Lusatias, as well as other territories throughout its history. An idea of a Czechoslovakian union only emerged during the Austro-Hungarian rule over Czechia and Slovakia. [Foto: King Wenceslaus I]
What is the Diameter of Earth?
ca 48 700 km
ca 24 700 km
ca 12 700 km
ca 6 700 km
The latest measurements indicate that the Earth has an equatorial diameter of 12,756 km (7926 mi), and a polar diameter of 12713.6 km (7899.86 mi). In short, objects located along the equator are about 21 km further away from the center of the Earth (geocenter) than objects located at the poles.
What is the area of services in F1 called?
In motorsports, a pit stop is where a racing vehicle stops in the pits during a race for refuelling, new tyres, repairs, mechanical adjustments, a driver change, as a penalty, or any combination of the above. Not all of these are allowed in all forms of racing. In Formula One, mid-race refuelling has been banned since 2010, and cars make pit stops with the primary purpose of changing tyres.