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_______ and _______ are called the "Low countries" of Europe

A) Spain and portugal B) Holland and Belgium
C) England and Ireland D) Denmark and Germany

Answer:   B) Holland and Belgium



Explanation:

Holland is also known as Netherlands, which means "Low lands". Dutch Engineers reclaimed considerable part of the seabed by building dykes and pumping out the sea water into canals. Some houses in Holland are below sea level. Belgium has also Low lands  bordering the North Sea and dykes are constructed to control the encroachment of the sea.

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Q:

This phenomenon is sometimes referred to as the southern lights.

A) Aurora australis B) Aurora borealis
C) Aurora polaris D) Aurora coriolis
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) Aurora australis

Explanation:

Polar lights (aurora polaris) are a natural phenomenon found in both the northern and southern hemispheres that can be truly awe inspiring.

Northern lights are also called by their scientific name, aurora borealis, and

Southern lights are called aurora australis.

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In what way does ocean water move globally?

A) Along cold water currents from the equator to the poles. B) Along warm water currents from the warmer regions to colder regions
C) Along warm water currents from the equator to the poles D) None of the above
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: C) Along warm water currents from the equator to the poles

Explanation:
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Which continent has the least countries?

A) Africa B) South America
C) Antarctica D) Europe
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: C) Antarctica

Explanation:

Africa - 54 countries

South America - 12 countries

Antarctica - 0 countries

Europe - 43 countries.

 

Hence, Antarctica continent has the least countries.

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Q:

The FDA protects the U.S public from

A) paying too much for medicine B) medications that can form addictions
C) drugs smuggled across the border D) harmful prescription and OTC medications
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: D) harmful prescription and OTC medications

Explanation:

FDA, protects the U.S. public from abuses and poor quality products from industries related to food, pharmaceuticals, cosmetics, tobacco, dietary supplements, and even veterinary products.

 

Hence, the FDA is suppose to protect the public from harmful prescription and OTC (over the counter) medications.

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Q:

What do lines of longitude measure?

Answer

Longitude is the measurement east or west of the prime meridian.


Longitude is measured by imaginary lines that run around the Earth vertically (up and down) and meet at the North and South Poles. These lines are known as meridians.

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Q:

Where is the sheet number on a map found?

Answer

The sheet number on the map is found in bold print in both the upper right and lower left areas of the margin.

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Q:

Groundwater is found underground in the zone of

A) Penetration B) Aeration
C) Saturation D) Both B & C
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: D) Both B & C

Explanation:

Groundwater is all the water that has penetrated the earth's surface and is found in one of two soil layers. The one nearest the surface is the "zone of aeration", where gaps between soil are filled with both air and water. Below this layer is the "zone of saturation", where the gaps are filled with water.

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Q:

Second Ozone Hole was detected over

A) Tibet B) Sweden
C) Northern hemisohere D) Antarctica
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) Tibet

Explanation:

Second ozone hole was detected over Tibet in the year 2006. 

Ozone is a form of oxygen, acts as a high-altitude atmospheric screen against cancer-causing ultraviolet light.

The main source of these halogens in the stratosphere is photodissociation of man made halocarbon refrigerants, solvents, propellants and CFC's.

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