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Cockroach is the fastest land animal on six legs
Like humans, all apes laugh when tickled
Antibiotics fights and kills bacteria. However, they do nothing to a virus
The longest street in the world is Yonge street in Toronto Canada. It has a length of 1,895,807.232 meters or 1,178 miles
The only English word with five consecutive vowels is 'queueing'
The dot on the top of letter ‘i’ is called a tittle
An ostrich's eye is bigger than its brain
The sentence below uses every letter in the English alphabet:
The quick brown fox jumps over the lazy dog
Plastic and Glass can decompose, but not in our lifetimes. It takes an average time of 450 years for plastics to decompose. As for the decomposition of glasses, it takes about 4,000 years
The upper front teeth are missing in giraffes. Meanwhile, like an adult human, a fully grown giraffe has 32 teeth but most are positioned at the back of their mouth
The reason the Leaning Tower of Pisa is tilted is the same reason it's still standing
All insects have six legs. However, dragonfly has six legs but can't walk
Slugs have four noses
Most insects hatch from egg but aphids give birth to their young alive
The chin is defined as the protruding part of the face below the mouth, formed by the apex of the lower lip. It is shown below:
Interestingly, humans are the only animals with chin
With regards to size, the sun is so big when compared to earth. In fact, a million earth would fit inside of it
Bats aren't birds, rather, they are mammals. Infact, they are the second largest order of mammals after rodents. We have over 1,400 species of bat. Globally, they make up about 20% of all classified mammal species
99% of a panda's diet is bamboo. They may eat fish or other small animals occasionally
Abraham Lincoln, the great human emancipator, freedom fighter and 16th American president was popular for the saying:
Government of the people, by the people and for the people
Abraham Lincoln, the 16th president of the United States of America was a professional wrestler before he assumed the office of the American President. Interestingly, he was only defeated once in his wrestling career
Pound cake (a type of cake) is traditionally made with each of four ingredients weighing a pound. The ingredients are: one pound of flour, one pound of butter, one pound of eggs, and one pound of sugar respectively. This is why it's called a pound cake
When attacked by insects, lima beans plant will often command parasitic wasps to their defence.
When the leaves of the lima bean's leaves are eaten by insects, the plant gives off a substance that signals parasitic wasps to swam in, destroying its enemies (the leaf-eating insects) in the process
Ripe cranberries will bounce like a ball. For this reason, they are nicknamed 'bounceberries'. They will also float in water
Ice cream was once called cream ice
Pumice is a rock that floats on water
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A measurement of how much the velocity of an object changes with time is termed _____.
E. Velocity-Time graph
F. Average velocity
Which of the following differentiates velocity from speed?
F. Distance and Time
FA = -FB
FA is the action force while FB is the reaction force.
The above statement expresses _____.
A. Force and Acceleration
B. Force and Gravity
C. Force and Momentum
D. Newton's first law of motion
E. Newton's second law of motion
F. Newton's third law of motion
The following are solutions to atmospheric pollution except _____.
A. Putting in place laws that discourages afforestation
B. Prohibition of bush burning
C. Implementation of vehicular checks and maintenance on roads
D. Industries should be located away from residential areas
E. Solar and wind energies should be considered as alternative sources of energy
F. Improved use of nitrogen fertilizers should be encouraged
In commerce, which of the following is false with regards to a commodity?
A. A commodity must always have a market value
B. Rendered services are also instances of commodities
C. Products applicable to commodities can be bought or sold with money
D. A commodity must be standardized
E. A commodity must be usable upon delivery
F. Commodities can be traded in the futures market
Answer true of false with regards to the sentence below:
'Humility' is a noun and 'Humble' is an adjective
A part of a sentence or clause that contains a verb and something concerning the subject within that sentence is termed a/an _____.
C. Adverbial clause
D. Adverbial phrase
E. Half clause
F. Body of adverbial clause
The _____ spectrometry experiment conducted on isotopic elements gave a confirmation for the existence of isotopes.
D. Number of moles
F. Amount of substance
John Dalton's first atomic theory was modified based on a discovery made by _____.
A. Sir Isaac Newton
B. Albert Einstein
E. Boyle and Charles
F. Gay Lussac
Marital separation may also be termed as divorce.