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  1. How many pounds does a gallon of water weigh?
    8.35 lbs
  2. A kilogram equals how many pounds?
    2.2 lbs
  3. Where is Many Point Scout Camp?
    Pondsford, Minnesota. Between Detroit Lakes and Park Rapids.
  4. What is Nomenclature?
    Nomenclature is a term that applies to either a list of names or terms, or to the system of principles, procedures and terms related to naming—which is the assigning of a word or phrase to a particular object or property.[1][clarification needed] The principles of naming vary from the relatively informal conventions of everyday speech to the internationally-agreed principles, rules and recommendations that govern the formation and use of the specialist terms used in scientific and other disciplines.
  5. What is Dubstep?
    Dubstep is a genre of electronic dance music that originated in South London, England. The music website Allmusic has described its overall sound as "tightly coiled productions with overwhelming bass lines and reverberant drum patterns, clipped samples, and occasional vocals".[1] The earliest dubstep releases date back to 1998 and were darker, more experimental, instrumental dub remixes of 2-step garage tracks attempting to incorporate the funky elements of breakbeat, or the dark elements of drum and bass into 2-step, which featured as B-sides of single releases.
  6. What is syncopation?
    Syncopation is a musical term for the stressing of a normally unstressed beat in a bar or the failure to sound a tone on an accented beat
  7. What is a tuplet?
    In music a tuplet (also irrational rhythm or groupings, artificial division or groupings, abnormal divisions, irregular rhythm, gruppetto, extra-metric groupings, or, rarely, contrametric rhythm) is "any rhythm that involves dividing the beat into a different number of equal subdivisions from that usually permitted by the time-signature (e.g., triplets, duplets, etc.)" (Humphries 2002, 266). This is indicated by a number (or sometimes two), indicating the fraction involved. The notes involved are also often grouped with a bracket or (in older notation) a slur. The most common type is the "triplet".
  8. In the auto industry what does TTL stand for?
    Tax, Title and License.
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