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What is weapon shown on the image?
Mark 4 Carbine
In 1990's U.S. army and marines replaced M16 Rifles with newly designed M4 Carbines which were more compact and comfortable in use.By 2015 M4 was made prime infantry rifle in U.S. weaponry.
Telstar was the first, non-military satellite launched in 1962. It broke merely after 5 months. What was the cause?
collision with meteor
In July 1962 USA conducted high altitude nuclear test of antirocket of 1.4 megatonnes of TNT. The explosion conducted at the height of 250 miles destroyed 1/3 of all satellites, including Telstar.
When did the USA introduce metric system as preferred for weights and measures?
President Gerald Ford signed the Metric Conversion Act in1975. It declared the metric system "the preferred system of weights and measures for United States trade and commerce", but permitted the use of United States customary units in all activities. The metrification board was abolished in 1982 by President Ronald Reagan.
Which country didn't try to colonize California?
As a matter of fact the first European who explored California was Portuguese on Spanish duty - Cabrillo. However, his country never tried to estabilish colonies there.
What is the National Bird of the United States ?
The bald eagle is both the national bird and national animal of the United States of America. The bald eagle appears on its seal. In the late 20th century it was on the brink of extirpation in the contiguous United States. Populations have since recovered and the species was removed from the U.S. government's list of endangered species on July 12, 1995
How many amendments to the USA constitution have been repealed?
Of 27 ratified amendments to USA Constitution only one has been repealed. This was 18th amendment of 1917 that had introduced the American prohibition. It was repealed in 1933.
The picture above illustrates the capitulation of British army in Yorktown. Which side actually capitulates?
In the center of the scene, American General Benjamin Lincoln appears mounted on a white horse. He extends his right hand toward the sword carried by the surrendering British officer, General Charles O'Hara, who heads the long line of troops that extends into the background. To the left, French officers appear standing and mounted beneath the white banner of the royal Bourbon family. On the right are American officers beneath the Stars and Stripes
Who is the founder of KFC?
KFC is an American fast food restaurant chain founded by Colonel Harland Sanders, an entrepreneur who began selling fried chicken from his roadside restaurant in Corbin, Kentucky during the Great Depression. Headquartered in Louisville, Kentucky, it is the world's second-largest restaurant chain after McDonald's, with almost 20,000 locations globally in 123 countries and territories.
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