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The first oil well in the world was drilled at 

A) Assam B) Japan
C) Pensylvania D) Former USSR

Answer:   C) Pensylvania



Explanation:

The first oil well was dug in 1859. The oil production has since declined but it retains its name for high grade oil

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Q:

The four main systems of the earth are

Answer

The Earth has four major systems or spheres. These systems are


1. The geosphere,


2. The hydrosphere,


3. The atmosphere, and


4. The biosphere.


 


The biosphere is the system where we belong.

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Q:

What is not a reason christian missionaries went to Asia?

Answer

To obtain exotic spices or to find trade items are not the reasons for christian missionaries went to Asia.

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Which statement describes the amount of rainfall in grasslands?

A) more than deserts B) less than forests
C) Both A & B D) None of the above
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: C) Both A & B

Explanation:
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What is located at 180 degrees longitude?

A) Fiji B) Russia
C) Antarctica D) All of the above
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: D) All of the above

Explanation:

The 180th meridian or antimeridian is the meridian 180° east or west of the Prime Meridian, with which it forms a great circle dividing the earth into the Western and Eastern Hemispheres.

It is common to both east longitude and west longitude.

It is used as the basis for the International Date Line because it mostly passes through the open waters of the Pacific Ocean. However, the meridian passes through Russia and Fiji as well as Antarctica.

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Which country shares the longest border with China?

A) India B) Russia
C) Mongolia D) Kazakhstan
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: C) Mongolia

Explanation:

China shares land borders with 14 different countries, the longest being with Mongolia followed by Russia and then India.

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Which colony was farthest north?

A) Massachusetts B) Virginia
C) Georgia D) New Hampshire
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) Massachusetts

Explanation:

There are 13 colonies and are ruled by England.

 

The farthest north colony - Massachusetts

The farthest south colony - Georgia

The oldest colony - Virginia

The colony between the 2 parts of Massachusetts - New Hampshire

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What two countries have nearly 50% of global coal reserves?

A) Iran & USA B) USA & China
C) Russia & USA D) Brazil & Russia
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: C) Russia & USA

Explanation:

United States and Russia have together almost 400 billion tones. Which represents nearly 50% of world's reserves of coal.

 

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What comes first latitude or longitude?

A) Latitude B) Longitude
C) Both A & B D) None of the above
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) Latitude

Explanation:

Latitude comes first among latitude or longitude. 

Latitude is written before longitude. The first number is always the latitude and the second is the longitude.

Latitude is written with a number, followed by either “north” or “south” depending on whether it is located north or south of the equator. Longitude is written with a number, followed by either “east” or “west” depending on whether it is located east or west of the Prime Meridian.

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