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Daily Quiz: Tuesday 29th September 2020

Most of the world's ______ occur in the area known as the Pacific Ring of Fire.

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The Ring of Fire, also referred to as the Circum-Pacific Belt, is a path along the Pacific Ocean characterized by active volcanoes and frequent earthquakes. Its length is approximately 40,000 kilometers (24,900 miles). It traces boundaries between several tectonic plates—including the Pacific, Juan de Fuca, Cocos, Indian-Australian, Nazca, North American, and Philippine Plates. The abundance of volcanoes and earthquakes along the Ring of Fire is caused by the amount of movement of tectonic plates in the area

Tm is the symbol for Thulium on the periodic table of elements.

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Thulium is the least abundant of the naturally occurring rare earth elements. Metallic thulium is relatively expensive and has only recently become available. It currently has no commercial applications.

What is the Māori word for greenstone, jade?

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Cenosillicaphobia is the fear of ?

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Cenosillicaphobia (pronounced sen-no-sill-ick-uh-fobia) is the fear of an empty glass. This phobia can pertain to glasses lacking in beer, wine, or a cocktail. Ceno comes from the Greek word kenos, which means empty. Sillica, which we can also assume was meant to be spelled silica refers to quartz, or in this case is intended to mean glass. Lastly, is phobia, which simply means the fear of. Put it all together and would you look at what we get, Cenosillicaphobia, the fear of an empty glass. By adding the Latin word for beer, cervisia, you get Cenocervasiasillicaphobia, the fear of an empty beer glass.

Garlic helps to prevent heart disease as it helps to lower the level of what in out blood?

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Garlic is one of the most widely purchased herbal supplements used to lower cholesterol levels. Research studies involving both animals and humans suggest that garlic can lower cholesterol levels. In most of the studies that produced cholesterol-lowering results, about one-half gram or one gram of garlic was consumed a day. LDL cholesterol (“bad” cholesterol) levels were very modestly lowered , whereas HDL cholesterol (“good” cholesterol) was not affected by the administration of garlic

What does the abbreviation LCD stand for?

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LCD Screen stands for ‘Liquid Crystal Display’ Screen which is used in modern day monitors, televisions and other display units. When compared to an old fashioned TV set, the benefits are obvious: brilliant pictures and movement that feels more realistic than older displays. The difference is striking enough that most adults can recall the first time they saw a liquid crystal display, whether it was on a computer monitor or on a television screen. One major reason for the high picture quality on an LCD TV is the number of pixels on the screen, from one side to the other and from top to bottom. The higher the number, the better the sharper and clearer the picture

Which of the following words is a palindrome: yacht, airplane, racecar, train?

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A palindrome is a word, number, phrase, or other sequence of characters which reads the same backward as forward. “Tattarrattat” is the longest palindrome in the dictionary - meaning the sound made when knocking on a door.

What is the capital of Spain?

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Football fans and players will feel like a kid in a candy store in Madrid. Their home team, Real Madrid, is one of the best teams in the world. Rivals to FC Barcelona in the first division, the Madrileño athletes have been playing the sport continuously since the team’s creation in 1928. With 13 championship wins, Real Madrid is considered the most successful team in Europe. Apart from this widely successful team, the city of Madrid is home to two other major football teams, Átletico de Madrid and Getafe

Which is the largest beer producing company in the world?

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The Belgian-Brazilian brewery Anheuser-Busch InBev (AB InBev ) was formed through the merge of the two companies, Anheuser-Busch and InBev, in 2008, making it the world’s largest brewer worldwide. The company is specialized in beer brewing and their product portfolio, which contains global, international and local beer brands, includes more than 200 different trademarks. Some of their signature brands include Budweiser, Corona or Stella Artois, which are enjoyed worldwide.

Which of these is a prime number?

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A primes number is a whole number greater than 1 that can not be made by multiplying other whole numbers. E.g. 5 is a prime number. We cannot multiply 2, 3 or 4 together to make 5 ,Only 1×5.

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