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# The Shortest air route from Moscow to San Francisco is

 A) Over the Atlantic Ocean B) Over the Pacific via Siberia C) Over the North pole D) Through the latitude which passes through them

Answer:   A) Over the Atlantic Ocean

Explanation:

Moscow ${37}^{o}$ and Los Angeles ${118}^{o}W$ show a longitude difference of ${155}^{o}$ across the Atlantic and of ${205}^{o}$ across the Pacific.

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Q:

Which region specializes in diamonds?

 A) Sub-Saharan Africa B) Central america C) Middle east Europe D) South America

Answer & Explanation Answer: A) Sub-Saharan Africa

Explanation:

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Q:

Animal migration on savannas is often governed by

 A) Rainfall B) Distance C) Reproduction D) Fire

Explanation:

Savannas are home to a wide diversity of animals.

Many animals of the savanna migrate throughout the year, searching for food and water. Many of the droughts are seasonal and hit one area before another, so animals are constantly following the rains.

Hence, Rain fall is what often governs animal migration on savannas.

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Q:

What is the largest landlocked country in the world?

 A) Kazakhstan B) Turkmenistan C) Russia D) Uzbekistan

Explanation:

Kazakhstan is the largest landlocked country in the world with an area of 2,724,900 km² and the ninth largest in the world. Kazakhstan is located in Central Asia bordering 5 countries, China, Kyrgyzstan, Russia, Turkmenistan, and Uzbekistan.

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Q:

Which country imports the most metals?

 A) China B) Japan C) Africa D) Australia

Explanation:

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What event resulted in the creation of NASA?

It has been said that the creation of NASA was due to the space exploration race between the US and the Soviet Union. One of the drives to the creation of NASA is the launching of Sputnik on October 4, 1957.

Since then, further explorations have been made by the agency.

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Q:

The state of california uses a mechanism known as

 A) NOTS B) BOTS C) LOTS D) POTS

Explanation:

The state of California uses a mechanism known as NOTS.

NOTS stands for Negligent Operator Treatment System.

What is this:

It is a program that is known to rehabilitate chronic violators of the driving laws in California. It consists of a series of computer generated warning letters and sanctions against violators. It affects drivers with age 18 years old and above in California.

How it works:

The actions in this program are based on "negligent operator points" that is being recorded every time period. These are added continuously until it reaches a certain degree which it needs an administrative hearing. Points are being assigned depending on the degree of the offense. It would range from zero to three points.

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Q:

Smallest gulf in the world is

 A) Gulf of Mexico B) Persian Gulf C) Gulf of Oman D) Gulf of California

Answer & Explanation Answer: D) Gulf of California

Explanation:

A gulf in geography is a large bay that is an arm of an ocean or sea.

The second smallest sea on Earth is the Sea of Cortez, more commonly called the Gulf of California. This sea is about 62,000 square miles. It lies between Mexico and the Baja California Peninsula.

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Q:

Which of these is not related to the great depression?

 A) Drop in profits B) Drop in income C) Drop in tax revunes D) Drop in health

Answer & Explanation Answer: D) Drop in health

Explanation:

The Great Depression was a severe worldwide economic depression that took place mostly during the 1930s, beginning in the U.S. The timing of the Great Depression varied across nations; in most countries it started in 1929 and lasted until the late-1930s. It was the longest, deepest, and most widespread depression of the 20th century. In the 21st century, the Great Depression is commonly used as an example of how far the world's economy can decline.