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How many times Olympic Flame went out?
So far the Olympic Flame went out 5 times. In 1976 in Montreal the fire went out due to intensive rain. In Athens in 2004 the flame went down on the historical stadium of 1896. During Beijing Games of 2008 it was gone due to "technical issues". During the relay to London in 2012 the flame got extinguished on a boat. On the relay to Sochi in 2013 fire went out at Red Square of Moscow.
What does the logo of Citroën symbolize?
Spruce, typical for the Vosges
Upwards pointing arrow - strive for perfection
Chevrons referring to the military connections of the company
The origin of the logo may be traced back to a trip made by the 22-year-old André Citroën to Łódź city, Poland, where he discovered an innovative design for a chevron-shaped gear used in milling. He bought the patent for its application in steel and started his company which initially produced gears.
ISO, UPC and GS1 are the abbreviations of what?
A barcode is an optical, machine-readable, representation of data; the data usually describes something about the object that carries the barcode. Initially, barcodes were only scanned by special optical scanners called barcode readers. Later application software became available for devices that could read images, such as smartphones with cameras.
Royal Oak is a popular name for English ships, beers and pubs. It refers to ...
a tree in royal Sherwood forest
trees used to build royal fleet
king of England hideaway
place of English kings' royal oath
Following the defeat of the Parliament army at the battle of Worcester in 1651, the future king of England, Charles II Stuart sought hideaway on an oak to save himself from Cromwell's soldiers.
What number is the pattern for the construction of Dante Alighieri's song "Divine Comedy"?
The Divine Comedy is composed of 14,233 lines that are divided into three canticas – Inferno (Hell), Purgatorio (Purgatory), and Paradiso (Paradise) – each consisting of 33 cantos . The number "three" is prominent in the work, represented in part by the number of canticas and their lengths. Additionally, the verse scheme used, terza rima, is hendecasyllabic with the lines composing tercets according to the rhyme scheme aba, bcb, cdc, ded,
What is that symbol called?
Svarga – also known as kolovrat, is probably the best known and the most common slavic symbol (the oldest finds from the Polish areas containing this symbol are dated to even three thousand years before Christ). Sometimes, it is claimed , that there are two versions of swastika: dextral, associated with the sun and the day and opposite – sinistral which symbolizes the night, darkness and magic.
What do the black trigrams on the Flag of South Korea mean?
heaven, sun, moon and earth
east, south, north and west
justice, fruition, wisdom and vitality
all of the above
The Flag of South Korea has three parts: a white rectangular background, a red and blue Taeguk, symbolizing balance, in its centre, and four black trigrams selected from the original eight, one to each corner. Each trigram represents one of the four classical elements, such as virtue, celestial body or season.
What is the literal meaning of the word "hieroglyph"?
A hieroglyph (Greek for "sacred writing") was a character of the ancient Egyptian writing system.. The word hieroglyphics refer to a hieroglyphic script. Unlike English, the hieroglyphic script was spelt exactly as it was sounded out. Only those privileged with an extensive education (i.e. the Pharaoh, nobility and priests) were able to read and write hieroglyphs.