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Curiosities
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2011-04-16 15:27:01
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  1. Where and what is the saltiest sea?
    Dead sea in Israel
  2. Tierra de Fuego belongs to which country?
    Argentina
  3. What place is known as the land down under?
    Australia because it is below the equator
  4. What is Argentina's agricultural heartland?
    The Flat Pampas ( a plain without trees)
  5. The three countries with highest population rate is...
    China, India, and USA
  6. What are the six smallest countries?
    Tuvalu, Nauru, San Marino, Liechtenstein, Vatican City, and Monaco
  7. What country has volcanoes as part of landscape in Central America?
    Costa Rica
  8. What country has the highest population rate?
    China
  9. Where does 60% of the population lives?
    Asia
  10. What continent is the only one classified as a desert?
    Antartica
  11. What is the largest structure in the World?
    Mount Rushmore which are the heads of Abe Lincoln, Thomas Jefferson, George Washington, and Theodore Roosevelt
  12. Where is the driest inhabited place?
    Aswan, Egypt
  13. Where is the deepest point on the planet?
    The Marian Trench in PA ocean
  14. Where is the wettest inhabited place on Earth?
    Buenaventura, Columbia
  15. How much of the Earth is covered by land?
    30%
  16. Example of Nonrenewable resources?
    Coal, oil, gold, copper, and iron
  17. Example of Renewable Resource?
    trees, animal, water, and wind
  18. What are 2 factors used to describe climate?
    precipitation and climate
  19. What are 2 reasons why people settle in a certain area?
    good soil and fresh water
  20. What is the main difference between climate and weather?
    time
  21. What desert in Saudi Arabia mean empty quarter?
    Rub al Khali
  22. What are the 7 wonders of the world?
    • 1. The Great Pyramid in Egypt
    • 2. The Hanging Garden of Babylon
    • 3. Statue of Zeus in Olympia
    • 4. Temple of Artemis at Ephesus
    • 5. The Masoleum at Harlicarnuss
    • 6. The Colossus of Rhodes
    • 7. The Lighthouse of Alexandra
  23. Where is the Pantheon located?
    Athens

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