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The number indicating the intensity of an earthquake on a Richter scale range between

A) 1 to 7 B) 1 to 9
C) 1 to 8 D) 1 to 12

Answer:   B) 1 to 9



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Q:

Volcanoes occur at tectonic plate boundaries that are

A) Convergent B) Divergent
C) Both A & B D) Destructive
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: C) Both A & B

Explanation:

Tectonic plates are pieces of Earth's crust and uppermost mantle, together referred to as the lithosphere. These plates which float on and travel independently over the mantle and much of the earth's seismic activity occurs at the boundaries of these plates.

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The seven major plates are the African plate, Antarctic plate, Eurasian plate, Indo-Australian plate, North American plate, Pacific plate and South American plate.

Volcanoes usually form along plate boundaries , where tectonic plates are either moving towards or away from one another. They may be convergent or divergent.

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Q:

Patagonia is well suited for what kind of agricultural activity?

A) raising sheep B) cultivating coffee
C) growing bananas D) grazing cattle
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) raising sheep

Explanation:

Patagonia is well suited for raising sheep. Patagonia is a region in South America comprises the southern section of the Andes mountains and the deserts, pampas and grasslands to the east.

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Which ocean takes up about half of the surface of the earth?

A) Southern B) Pacific
C) Atlantic D) Indian
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: B) Pacific

Explanation:

The Pacific Ocean is the largest and deepest of Earth's oceanic divisions. It extends from the Arctic Ocean in the north to the Southern Ocean in the south. We know that, Earth is made up of 70% of water and 30% of land. Pacific Ocean covers 1/3rd of the water on the Planet Earth.

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Q:

The Chief Financial Officer for a city is called the

A) City Controller B) Mayor Council
C) Concil Manager D) None of the above
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) City Controller

Explanation:

The Chief Financial Officer for a city is called the City Controller.

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For which branch of government is the president responsible?

A) Legislative B) Executive
C) Judicial D) All of the above
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: B) Executive

Explanation:

The president is responsible for the executive branch of the government. The three branches of the government are :

1. Legislative

2. Executive

3. Judicial

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Q:

Which of these responsibilities of US citizenship is considered mandatory?

A) Serving in the army B) Joining a political party
C) Holding political office D) Serving on a jury
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: D) Serving on a jury

Explanation:

Considering that citizens accused of crimes in the United States have the right to have their case heard in front of a jury of their peers, the government requires that citizens participate in jury duty. This responsibility is mandatory for individuals who are called on to serve. Failure to serve will result in legal punishments.

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Q:

Al Aziziyah, the hottest place on earth is located in?

A) Nigeria B) Congo
C) Libya D) Sudan
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: C) Libya

Explanation:

Al Aziziyah, the hottest place on earth is located in Libya, in North Africa. On 13 September 1922, a high temperature of 58.0 °C was recorded in Al Aziziyah.

 

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This is considered the highest temperature ever measured on Earth.

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Q:

What separates Europe from Asia?

A) Caspian mountains B) Ural mountains
C) Himalayan mountains D) Carpathian mountains
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: B) Ural mountains

Explanation:

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Europe from Asia are separated by Ural mountains.

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