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A large statue of which folk hero stands in Brainerd, Minnesota? It is of Paul Bunyan. According to legend, as Paul Bunyan traversed the state, his footsteps filled with water, resulting in the 10,000 lakes that make up Minnesota.
Who gave the pacific ocean its name? Ferdinand Magellan, the Portuguese explorer, is credited with naming the Pacific Ocean. The Pacific Ocean is a body of salt water that stretches from the 60° S parallel in the south to the Arctic Circle in the north. It is between North and South America on the east and Asia and Australia on the west.
Which was a real "Star Wars" based breakfast cereal sold in the 1980s? It was C-3PO. Star Wars has featured product tie-ins since 1977, and the series has had its fair share of bizarre ones. Toys and t-shirts were commonplace, and the late Carrie Fisher often recalled the bizarre moment she first opened a shampoo bottle bearing Princess Leia's image.
How did Paris get its name? It got its name from its early inhabitants, The Parisii. The capital and most populous city of France, Paris, has an estimated population of 12,213,364 and is located in an area of around 41 square miles.
Whose official residence is on the grounds of the U.S. naval observatory in Washington, D.C.? It is the official residence of the vice president. Since Walter Mondale, vice presidents have lived with their families on the grounds of the United States Naval Observatory while working from the White House.
Which U.S. state quarter features a guitar, a trumpet, and a fiddle? The commemorative Tennessee quarter coin is the US State quarter that includes a guitar, a trumpet, and a fiddle. The United States Mint, which is part of the Department of the Treasury, made a set of commemorative quarters for each of the 50 states. Because of this, music is a big part of the quarter, which is to be expected in Tennessee.
Where can you ride the world's largest electric ferry? You can ride the world's largest electric ferry in Norway. The largest all-electric ferry in the world began running continuously between the two Norwegian cities of Moss and Horten. The busiest ferry route in Norway is this one.
What Italian town is known for producing balsamic vinegar? In Italy, balsamic vinegar is produced in Modena and Reggio Emilia. You can use balsamic vinegar, a dark, flavorful vinegar with a hint of sweetness, to improve salad dressings, marinades, and sauces.
A dream of being bitten on the hand is taken as an unpleasant sign portending issues, the presence of naysayers, disagreements, and a decline in one's financial condition. Such a dream image is a warning sign of potential disease, infidelity, or betrayal. If someone or something bites your hand in a dream, avoid confrontations to avoid attracting more problems.
Which fast food restaurant should you avoid if you suffer from coulrophobia? You should avoid McDonald's if you suffer from coulrophobia. The major mascot of the McDonald's fast-food restaurant chain is a clown named Ronald McDonald.
What is the most translated document in the world? The Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR) has been the most translated text in the world for more than ten years. The United Nations General Assembly passed this six-page resolution on December 10, 1948, in Paris. The goal was to bring peace to the world after the terrible events of World War II.
What color were all of Saab's cars when they began producing automobiles in the late 1940s? They were all in green color. When its parent firm, SAAB AB (now be Saab AB), started working on a proposal to create a tiny car, Saab Automobile AB was established in Sweden.
Which continent is home to the highest number of uncontacted tribes? It is South America. The region is Amazon. Indigenous tribes that have not been in contact with outsiders are known as uncontacted tribes.
Are there more cats or dogs on our planet? Two of our most popular friends are cats and dogs, and both can be found in households all around the world. However, have you ever questioned which is more typical?
What US capital is closest to the equator? Hawaii's capital, Honolulu, is situated on the island of Oahu. The nearest U.S. state capital to the equator is Honolulu, which is situated 1474 miles north of the equator.
Which country suffered the most casualties in World War II? The Soviet Union suffered the most casualties in World War II. The greatest and bloodiest armed conflict in human history was World War II.
For what accomplishment is Walter Chauncey Camp remembered? He is known as " The Father of American Football".
Which basketball player earned a doctorate degree in education? That is NBA player, Shaquille Rashaun O'Neal. Due to the time commitment needed to compete in their sport, many professional athletes find it challenging to finish their college degrees.
What flavor is red velvet? The flavor of red velvet cake is similar to a very mild chocolate with a hint of tartness. The flavor that stands out the most is the cream cheese icing. The texture, smooth, soft, sensitive, and light with creamy icing, maybe even more significant than the flavor.
Which flavor are newborn babies unable to taste? Your baby's newborn taste receptors are incredibly sensitive and capable of tasting bitter, sour, and sweet flavors but not salty.
Which natural wonder is featured on the Commemorative Oregon State quarter? As a part of the U.S. Mint's State Quarter Program, which was started in 1999, Crater Lake was depicted on the Oregon State Quarter in 2005. The Oregon quarter was the thirty-third in the series because it represented the third state.
You've probably experienced this scenario: You open a bag of potato chips only to hear a loud pop and air release. When you glance down, you discover that the chips only occupy a small portion of the bag. You undoubtedly have a ton of questions now, like, "The "air" that puffs up a potato chip bag is actually what element?"
Which movie legend donated the profit from the sale of his salad dressings to charity? A. E. Hotchner and the late legendary actor Paul Newman developed the food firm Newman's Own. With a homemade salad dressing that the two produced themselves and gifted to friends in 1982, the company got its start.
Which body of water is the Nile river’s primary reservoir? The largest lake in Africa and the main reservoir of the Nile, Lake Victoria, also known as Victoria Nyanza, is primarily located in Tanzania and Uganda but also borders Kenya.