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Tuesday, 12 May 2015
10 Questions On World
Here are 10 questions form the World category .
They are quite tricky, but should keep the brain ticking over....
1.The Tekeze Dam is a double curvature arch dam that sits on the
Tekeze River and flows through one of the deepest canyons in the world. On
completion in 2009,it became Africa's tallest dam, standing at 188
metres. Located in the Tigray region, the dam is found in the northern part of
2. In 1982,whilst flying
aboard Soyuz T-5,which Soviet aviator and cosmonaut became the first woman to
perform a spacewalk and only the second women ever to go into space? Svetlana Savitskaya
3. Opened in 1907 and just over 59km in length, which major US
city's underground rail system, is generally known by the acronym, 'SEPTA'
4.Located on the left branch of the Songch'on River, it is
the capital of South Hamgyong Province. Also home to the country's largest
theatre, what is North Korea's second largest city, in terms of population?
5.(Picture) Discovered in 1976,by a farmer named Ashurali Tailonov, the
proto-urban site of Sarazm was formally added to the World Heritage List in
2010,becoming which Central Asian country's first World Heritage site?
6.Mount Ida is the highest Greek mountain that is not
located on the Greek mainland. It is said to be sacred to the Greek Titaness
Rhea and, according to legend, was the birthplace of Zeus. On which of the
Greek islands is this mountain located?
7.Samchuly, is a leading bicycle company and is the largest
bicycle manufacturer and retailer in South Korea. Its CEO,Kim Seok Hwan,is the
grandson of Kim Chul-Ho. Which well-known Korean company was founded by Kim
Chul-Ho in 1944?
8.Situated on the Nideva river, it is home to Nidaros
cathedral, which was built on the burial site of St Olaf. It is also home to
'SINTEF', the largest independent research organisation in Scandinavia. What is
the name of this Norwegian city, the fourth largest by population?
9.Which American chemical company is responsible for the
invention and development of many polymers, including Teflon, Lycra and Neoprene?
10. Originally patented in 1986 using the term
'stereolithography', which ,(predominantly) 21st century invention was created
by Chuck Hull?