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.
Which novelist is that?
John Ronald Reuel Tolkien
George R.R. Martin
George Raymond Richard Martin is an American novelist and short-story writer in the fantasy, horror, and science fiction genres. He is best known for his series of epic fantasy novels, A Song of Ice and Fire, which was later adapted into the HBO series Game of Thrones.
Which astronomer discovered the planet Neptune?
Johann Gottfried Galle
Karl Ludwig Hencke
Neptune was the first planet to be discovered by using mathematics. After the discovery of Uranus in 1781, astronomers noticed that the planet was being pulled slightly out of its normal orbit. John Adams of Britain, and Joseph Leverrier, of France, used mathematics to predict that the gravity from another planet beyond Uranus was affecting the orbit of Uranus. A young astronomer, Johann Gottfried Galle, decided to search for the predicted planet and observed Neptune for the first time in 1846.
What numbers do NOT exist in Mathematics?
A number is a mathematical object used to count, measure and also label. In common usage, a number may refer to a symbol, a word, or a mathematical abstraction. There is no concept of Abstract numbers in Mathematics.
What color is liquid oxygen?
Liquid oxygen has a pale blue color and is strongly paramagnetic. The first measurable quantity of liquid oxygen was produced by Polish professors Zygmunt Wróblewski and Karol Olszewski (Jagiellonian University in Kraków) on April 5, 1883.
What plant is that?
Dragon arum is a species of aroid endemic to the Balkans. It is characterized by a large purple spathe and spadix, which has a very unpleasant smell reminiscent of rotting meat to attract flies as pollinators. The large palmate leaves have occasional cream flecks along the veins.
This is a painting of ...
Vincent van Gogh
Theophile de Bock
Paul Gauguin was a French post-Impressionist artist. Unappreciated until after his death, Gauguin is now recognized for his experimental use of color and Synthetist style that were distinctly different from Impressionism. Towards the end of his life he spent ten years in French Polynesia, and most of his paintings from this time depict people or landscapes from that region.
Where was Aristotle born?
Aristotle was an ancient Greek philosopher and scientist born in the city of Stagira. Along with Plato, Aristotle is considered the "Father of Western Philosophy", which inherited almost its entire lexicon from his teachings, including problems and methods of inquiry, so influencing almost all forms of knowledge.
What horse breed is that?
The Fjord horse or Norwegian Fjord Horse is a relatively small but very strong horse breed from the mountainous regions of western Norway. It is an agile breed of light draught horse build. All Fjord horses are dun in colour, with five variations in shade recognised in the breed standard. One of the world's oldest breeds.
What was Samuel Auguste Tissot's occupation?
Samuel Auguste Tissot was a notable 18th-century Swiss physician. In 1760, he published L'Onanisme, his own comprehensive medical treatise on the purported ill-effects of masturbation. His treatise was presented as a scholarly, scientific work in a time when experimental physiology was practically nonexistent.
Vermeiren V200 and Dragon Vertic are models of ...
In 1933 Harry C. Jennings, Sr. and his disabled friend Herbert Everest invented the first lightweight, steel, folding, portable wheelchair. Both saw the business potential of the invention and went on to become the first mass-market manufacturers of wheelchairs.
What is Amontillado?
a variation of sherry wine
a peninsula in Mexico
an Argentinian dance
a 13th century abandoned Spanish fort
Amontillado is a variety of sherry wine characterized by being darker than fino but lighter than oloroso. It is named after the Montilla region of Spain, where the style originated in the 18th century. Amontillado features prominently in the well-known short story by Edgar Allan Poe, "The Cask of Amontillado".
What model of German aircraft manufactured by Junkers was nicknamed Tante Ju ("Aunt Ju")?
Tante Ju was a German trimotor transport aircraft manufactured from 1931 to 1952. Initially designed with a single engine, it was subsequently produced as a trimotor. It was used as a personal aircraft by Hitler himself.
Which gas is called laughing gas?
Nitrous oxide (N2O), more commonly referred to as laughing gas, is used as a local sedation method, according to the California Dental Association (CDA). Nitrous oxide is effective as a sedative because it relaxes patients with the pleasurable feelings it emits. Nitrous oxide's usefulness also stems from how quickly it works and that its effects are reversible.
Which year is known as the Year Without a Summer?
The year 1816 is known also the Poverty Year and Eighteen Hundred and Froze To Death because of severe climate abnormalities that caused average global temperatures to decrease by 0.4–0.7 °C (0.7–1.3 °F). This resulted in major food shortages across the Northern Hemisphere. Evidence suggests that the anomaly was predominantly a volcanic winter event caused by the massive 1815 eruption of Mount Tambora in the Dutch East Indies.
What is the first home video game console?
The Magnavox Odyssey is the first commercial home video game console. It was developed by a small team led by Ralph H. Baer at Sanders Associates and released by Magnavox in the United States in September 1972 and overseas the following year. The Odyssey consists of a white, black, and brown box which connects to a television set, and two rectangular controllers attached by wires
What animal is that?
African wild dog
The bush dog is a canid found in Central and South America. Bush dogs are carnivores and hunt during the day. Their typical prey are pacas, agouti, and capybaras, all large rodents. Although they can hunt alone, bush dogs are usually found in small packs.
Tonkin is a historical region, of which state?
After the French defeat at the Battle of Dien Bien Phu in western Tonkin in 1954, the communist nation of North Vietnam was formed, consisting of Tonkin and northern Annam. Located in the fertile delta area of the Red River, Tonkin is rich in rice production.
What is this type of building called?
A kiosk (from Turkish köşk) is an open summer-house or pavilion usually having its roof supported by pillars with screened or totally open walls. As a building type, it was first introduced by the Seljuks as a small building attached to the main mosque, which consisted of a domed hall with open arched sides.
Where is the oldest ZOO in the world located?
Pretoria, South Africa
Bay Lake, Florida, U.S.
Tiergarten Schönbrunn, or "Vienna Zoo", was founded as an imperial menagerie in 1752. It is the oldest continuously operating zoo in the world.