Which major South American city remained completely isolated by road for most of its history until the construction of a bridge in the mid-20th century?
Until the construction of the General Rafael Urdaneta Bridge in the 1950's and 60's, Maracaibo's only connection to the rest of the country was by boat across Lake Maracaibo
What was the "Rosariazo"?
A Catholic faction in the Spanish Civil War
A period of economic prosperity in the Chilean wine industry
A series of protests and strikes in the city of Rosario, Argentina
An Uruguayan fashion fad
The Rosariazo was a series of demonstrations in the city of Rosario, Argentina against the leadership of General Juan Carlos Onganía, which resulted in the later disappearances of hundreds of rebellious citizens.
Which city was paid as a dowry in the Catherine of Braganza's marriage?
The marriage of Charles II of England and Catherine of Braganza was the founding stone of the Anglo-Portuguese alliance, of which the 7 islands of Mumbai were the dowry.
Which city is considered to be China's "Western Capital"?
The literal definition of Xi'an (Chinese: 西安) is "western city". Along with Beijing, Nanjing, and Luoyang, it is considered one of China's four great capitals.
Which indian city is based on salsette island
Salsette Island is an island in Maharashtra state on India's west coast. The metropolis of Mumbai (formerly Bombay), the city of Thane and Mira-Bhayandar lie on this island, making it a very populous island and one of the most densely populated islands in the world.
Which is the smallest island country in the world?
Nauru is the world's smallest island nation. Measuring just eight square miles, Nauru is larger than just two other countries: the Vatican City and Monaco.
What is the possible planet 9?
A gas gaint
A primordial black hole
None of the above
Acctually due to recent research, it appeared that abnormalities in gravitational fields astronomers have predicted that there might be a primordial black hole prevailing in the dust errees near the oort cloud. :SCIENCE FREAK
reach: rather global astronomy Blackhole physics stars
What is the dassie or rock hyrax related to?
The structure of their teeth and feet are the same. The incisor teeth continually to grow like tusks in both the dassie and the elephant. They both have 4 front and 3 rear feet, tipped with rounded nails.
What is that instrument?
Cajon- wooden instrument from Africa, made by african slaves in America, Peru. It made a way to Europe where flamenco musicans started to use it.
What is this woodwind instrument called?
Appearing in its modern form in the 19th century, the bassoon figures prominently in orchestral, concert band, and chamber music literature. It is known for its distinctive tone colour, wide range, variety of character, and agility.
What is George Washington's, the first President of the United States, estate called?
Little White House
The estate is situated on the banks of the Potomac River in Fairfax County, Virginia. It was designated a National Historic Landmark in 1960 and is also listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
Who in 1801 discovered the ultraviolet radiation?
Johann Wilhelm Ritter
UV radiation was discovered in 1801 when the German physicist Johann Wilhelm Ritter observed that invisible rays just beyond the violet end of the visible spectrum darkened silver chloride-soaked paper more quickly than violet light itself.
The Bodhi Tree is a sacred tree of which religion?
The Bodhi Tree is a large and ancient sacred fig tree under which Siddhartha Gautama is said to have attained enlightenment. In religious iconography, the Bodhi Tree is recognizable by its heart-shaped leaves, which are usually prominently displayed.
Where one can admire the Giant's Causeway? (a UNESCO World Heritage Site)
The Giant's Causeway is an area of about 40,000 interlocking basalt columns, the result of an ancient volcanic fissure eruption. Most of the columns are hexagonal, although there are also some with four, five, seven or eight sides. It is one of the most popular tourist attractions in Northern Ireland.
What is Nat King Cole's real name?
Nathaniel Adams Coles (March 17, 1919 – February 15, 1965), known professionally as Nat King Cole, was an American singer and jazz pianist. He was a heavy smoker of Kool menthol cigarettes. He believed that smoking up to three packs a day gave his voice the rich sound it had. His many years of smoking caught up with him, resulting in his death from lung cancer on February 15, 1965. He died at the early age of 45 years old.
What is the longest mountain system in the world?
none of the above
The Mid-Ocean Ridge is the longest mountain system in the world.
What are Hemoglobin? (also known as Hb or Hgb)
Red protein for transporting oxygen to muscle cells
White blood cells
Red blood cells
Red protein for transporting oxygen in blood
Hemoglobin is a protein that can be found in blood & carries oxygen from the lungs to the rest of the body. (Not only muscles)
Name the easternmost capital city in Canada, which lies on the Avalon Peninsula on Newfoundland island.
St. Johns is the capital of New Foundland and Labrador, and is on the island of Newfoundland which is more east than any of the other provinces. The Avalon Peninsula is the peninsula which the Titanic sank beneath. Fredericton is New Brunswick's capital, Halifax is the capital of Nova Scotia, and Charlottetown is the capital of Prince Edward Island.
What is the second-largest city in Peru after Lima?
Lima is the largest city and capital of Peru. Arequipa, located in the south, is the second largest city in Peru. It is famous for having many volcanoes and having the Colca Canyons. Cuzco is the 7th largest city in Peru, Iquitos is 6th, and Callao is not in the top ten largest cities.
What is the 4th smallest breed of dog?
There are three main types of poodles which are varied in size – toy, miniature and standard. The toy poodle is the smallest and standard poodle is the largest in the family. The toy poodles have a maximum height of 10 inches and weigh between 3-4 kg.