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Q:

The planet with the maximum number of natural satellites (moons), so far discovered is

A) Jupiter B) Neptune
C) Saturn D) Uranus

Answer:   A) Jupiter



Explanation:

Jupiter    63

Saturn    60

Uranus   27

Neptune 13

Pluto       3

Mars       2

Earth       1

Venus     0

Mercury   0

Subject: World Geography
Q:

Which river crosses the equator twice?

A) Congo B) Amazon
C) Nile D) None of the above
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) Congo

Explanation:

River Congo is the only river which crosses the equator twice.

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Q:

The Mayan pyramids and temples were made from

A) Limestone B) Wood
C) Marble D) Granite
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) Limestone

Explanation:

The Mayans were an ancient civilization located in what is known as Mesoamerica, a geographical region comprised of Mexico and parts of Central America. They were extremely adept in matters of mathematics, astronomy, and art, and architecture.

 

The Mayan pyramids and temples were built with bricks and covered with limestone.

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Q:

The Magna Carta established the rights of

Answer

The Magna Carta has long been cited as the original source for such documents as the United States Constitution. It was a document that presented ideas that were progressive beyond its time, one that still bears relevance today.


The Magna Carta primarily established the rights of 13th-century English citizens. It granted protection from unlawful imprisonment and swift justice, which established the idea that everybody, including the king, was subject to the letter of the law.

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Q:

In oceania, most towns began as

A) Colonial ports B) plantations
C) tribal ritual centers D) capital cities
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) Colonial ports

Explanation:

Oceania is a geographic region comprising Melanesia, Micronesia, Polynesia and Australasia. In Oceani, most towns began as Colonial Ports.

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Why did settlers move to the great plains?

A) There were minerals in the region B) Government was offering 160 acres of land for free
C) Land prices in the East were getting too expensive D) All of the above
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: D) All of the above

Explanation:

Land prices in the East were getting too expensive, and the West (Great Plains) offered an opportunity for more people to own land. Although the area suffered from extreme weather and poor soils, many people decided to take the risk and venture to the Great Plains. The government was also committed to supporting those who decided to make the move.

 

Settlers moved to the Great Plains for several reasons. One reason was the government was offering 160 acres of land for free if the settler agreed to live on the land for five years. This was part of the Homestead Act of 1862.

 

Some people went to the Great Plains when they heard there were minerals in the region. Gold was one mineral found in the Great Plains region. People hoped to make a lot of money by mining gold.

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Q:

Texas trial lawyers frequently ally with

A) Consumer interest groups. B) Public employee unions.
C) The gas and oil industry. D) Pharmaceutical companies.
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) Consumer interest groups.

Explanation:
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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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