#1. Which is the southernmost capital city in the world?
New Zealand’s capital, Wellington, sits at the southwestern tip of North Island near the Cook Strait. The city in the second largest in New Zealand (after Auckland), and at 41 south latitude, it is the southernmost capital city in the world.
#2. Which musician became the first person to hold both Israeli and Palestinian passports?
Daniel Barenboim (born 15 November 1942) is a pianist and conductor who is a citizen of Argentina, Israel, Palestine, and Spain. Barenboim becomes first to hold Israeli and Palestinian passports. The Israeli pianist and conductor Daniel Barenboim has been granted Palestinian citizenship for his work in promoting cultural exchange between young people in Israel and the Arab world.
#3. How many keys does a classic piano have?
Most keyboards come with 66, 72, or 88 keys. For a beginner, 66 keys are sufficient for learning to play, and you can play most music on a 72-key instrument. For anyone interested in playing classical piano, a full 88 keys are recommended, especially if you plan on one day playing a traditional piano.
#4. Which name receives the cocktail that is similar to a dry martini, but garnished with cocktail onions instead of olives?
The Gibson is made with gin and dry vermouth and garnished with a pickled onion—not an olive, nor a lemon twist. It’s only a Gibson when that savory onion adorns the glass, adding its umami undertone to the classic cocktail
#5. The Frech Open is named in honour of Eugène Adrien Roland Georges Garros. What was his profession?
Eugène Adrien Roland Georges Garros (6 October 1888 – 5 October 1918) was a French pioneering aviator and fighter pilot during World War I and early days of aviation. In 1928, the Roland Garros tennis stadium was named in his memory; Consequently, the tournament is officially called Les Internationaux de France de Roland-Garros (the “French Internationals of Roland Garros”).
#6. Which martial art will make its olympic debut in the next summer games (originally Tokyo 2020)?
Karate at the Summer Olympics will make its debut at the 2020 Games in Tokyo, Japan. Olympic karate will feature two types of events: Kumite and Kata. Sixty competitors from around the world will compete in the Kumite competition, and twenty will compete in the Kata competition.
#7. What was the name of the first ship to circumnavigate the globe, between 1519 and 1522?
Victoria (or Nao Victoria) was a carrack and the first ship to successfully circumnavigate the world. One of Ferdinand Magellan’s five ships—the Victoria—arrives at Sanlúcar de Barrameda in Spain, thus completing the first circumnavigation of the world. The Victoria was commanded by Basque navigator Juan Sebastian de Elcano, who took charge of the vessel after the murder of Magellan in the Philippines in April 1521. The four other ships were Trinidad (110 tons, crew 55), San Antonio (120 tons, crew 60), Concepcion (90 tons, crew 45), and Santiago (75 tons, crew 32).
#8. Which bird has the largest wingspan of any living bird?
Spreading Their Wings to Longest on Record. The wandering albatross has the largest known wingspan of any living bird, at times reaching nearly 12 feet.
#9. Which is the largest moon in the Solar System?
Ganymede is the largest and most massive of the Solar System’s moons. The ninth-largest object in the Solar System. It has a diameter of 5,268 km (3,273 mi), making it 26% larger than the planet Mercury by volume.
#10. Which is the tallest mountain outside Asia?
Located in the Andes mountain range in Mendoza Province, Argentina, Aconcagua has a summit elevation of 6,960.8 meters (22,837 ft). This makes it the highest mountain outside of Asia. Aconcagua is the highest mountain in both the southern and the western hemispheres. Aconcagua is also the highest peak in the Americas.
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