What was the name of the first space station to go into space
Salyut 1 (DOS-1) (Russian: Салют-1) was the first space station of any kind, launched into low Earth orbit by the Soviet Union on April 19, 1971.
What is the name of the smallest breed of poodle?
The tiny toy poodle is the smallest of the three AKC-recognized size variants, and weighs less than 10 pounds (usually between 6 and 9 pounds).
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What is the name of the largest European ant?
Red wood ant
Camponotus ligniperda - this species of ant from Formicinae subfamily is the largest Polish and European ant. There are several so-called castes among these ants. It builds nests in the rotted tree trunks. It shows no aggression towards people, except for extreme situations like nest demage.
How many pairs of legs does the tick have?
Ticks belong to arachnids, not insects. They have 4 pairs of legs, which gives up to 8 limbs.
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What is the structural and functional unit of kidney?
Nephron, functional unit of the kidney, the structure that actually produces urine in the process of removing waste and excess substances from the blood. There are about 1,000,000 nephrons in each human kidney.
In Chinese mythology, which mountain chain was believed to be a Taoist paradise?
The first to visit this paradise was, according to the legends, King Mu of the Zhou Dynasty. He supposedly discovered there the Jade Palace of the Yellow Emperor, the mythical originator of Chinese culture, and met Hsi Wang Mu, the 'Spirit Mother of the West', who was the object of an ancient religious cult which reached its peak in the Han Dynasty, and also had her mythical abode in these mountains.
Which city, nicknamed la Ville Rose ("the Pink City"), is the capital of the French region of Occitania?
Toulouse is the fourth-largest city in France and the centre of the European aerospace industry, with the headquarters of Airbus. The city has earned its nickname due to its unique architecture made of pinkish terracotta bricks.
Where is the world's highest permanent settlement located?
La Rinconada is a town in the Peruvian Andes near a gold mine. At 5,100 m (16,700 ft) above sea level, it is the highest permanent settlement in the world.
Where is the United States Marine Corps War Memorial located?
Located in Arlington Ridge Park, the war memorial is dedicated to all U.S. Marine Corps personnel who died in the defense of the United States since 1775. It was inspired by the iconic 1945 photograph of six Marines raising a U.S. flag atop Mount Suribachi during the Battle of Iwo Jima in World War II.
Space Needle is an iconic landmark located in which city?
The Space Needle is an observation tower built in the Seattle Center for the 1962 World's Fair. A 184 m high structure has an observation deck at 160 m, which can be reached by elevators that travel at 16 km/h. The trip takes 41 seconds.
What is the southernmost active volcano on Earth?
With a summit elevation of 3,794 metres, Mount Erebus is the second-highest volcano in Antarctica (after Mount Sidley). Located in the Ross Dependency on Ross Island, it is the southernmost active volcano on Earth.
What is the world's largest ice shelf?
Larsen Ice Shelf
Alfred Ernest Ice Shelf
Filchner-Ronne Ice Shelf
Ross Ice Shelf
The Ross Ice Shelf is the largest ice shelf of Antarctica and covers an area of about 520,000 km2, nearly the size of France. The nearly vertical ice front to the open sea is more than 600 kilometres long, and between 15 and 50 metres high above the water surface. Ninety percent of the floating ice, however, is below the water surface.
Which of the lingual papillae don't contain taste buds?
The filiform papillae are the most numerous of the lingual papillae. They are responsible for giving the tongue its texture and the sensation of touch. Unlike the other kinds of papillae, they do not contain taste buds.
Where is that building located?
The O2 Arena is a multi-purpose indoor arena in southeast London. It opened in its present form in 2007. It has the second highest seating capacity of any indoor venue in the United Kingdom, behind the Manchester Arena, and took the crown of the world's busiest music arena from New York City's Madison Square Garden in 2008.
Who is on top of the Trajan's Column?
Pope Gregory I
Completed in AD 113, the Trajan's Column commemorates Roman Emperor Trajan's victory in the Dacian Wars. Originally, a 4.8 m bronze statue of Trajan stood on the top pedestal, but this was replaced by a statue of St. Peter in 1587.
Which Roman Emperor commissioned the building of the Castle of the Holy Angel?
Castel Sant'Angelo (English: Castle of the Holy Angel) was initially commissioned by the Roman Emperor Hadrian as a mausoleum for himself and his family. The building was later used by the popes as a fortress and castle, and is now a museum. The structure was once the tallest building in Rome.
Who was the youngest king in the Bible when he started his reign?
Joash (or Jehoash) was crowned king of Judah (c. 836-796 BC), being the only surviving son of Ahaziah after the massacre of the royal family ordered by his grandmother, Athaliah. He was 7 years old when his reign began and he reigned for 40 years.
The largest country in history is
British Colonial Empire
Spanish Colonial Empire
Great Mongolian Trot
The British Empire had an area of approximately 34 million square kilometers and the remaining countries were respectively 20 million square kilometers, 33 million square kilometers and 6.5 million square kilometers
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Who was St. Luke the Evangelist by profession?
According to the tradition contained in the writings of church historians and church fathers, St. Luke came from the Syrian Antioch. He was a doctor by profession (Letter to Colossians IV, 14). Saint Luke the Evangelist was a faithful companion of Paul the Apostle and accompanied him on many missionary journeys.
What alphabet is used in South Korea?
None of these answers are correct.
Hangul is one of the few alphabets that have been artificially created and have not evolved from hieroglyphics or ideograms, as has been the case with most modern writings. Words in this alphabet can be written horizontally or vertically, e.g.: 사자 (lion) and 봄 (spring).
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