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The largest cave in the world, the Sarawak Chamber, is 2,300 feet (701 meters) long, 980 feet (299 meters) wide, and more than 230 feet (70 meters) high. It ... ?s in which country ... ? ... ?
Option : Malaysia
Option : Singapore
Option : USA
Option : Australia
Answer : Malaysia
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Around 1796 English doctor Edward Jenner observed that people working in close proximity to [----] were completely immune to the smallpox virus.
Answer : cows
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Lachrymatory-factor synthase is released into the air whose enzyme converts the sulfoxides to unstable sulphonic acid that rearranges itself into syn-ropanethial-S-oxide that gets into the air and comes in contact with our eyes causing the lachrymal glands become irritated and produces the tears. This exhibited in the process of
Option : oxidation
Option : crying
Option : chopping an onion
Option : reaction of sulphuric acid with air
Answer : chopping an onion
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The first electronic digital computer was developed in 1946 and contained over 18,000 vacuum tubes. It was called [E----]
Answer : ENIAC
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The loudest sound that can be produced by a living animal is up to 188 decibels and detectable as far away as 530 miles. This sound is produced by ... ? ... ?
Option : Elephant
Option : lion
Option : Blue Whale
Option : Humming Bird
Answer : Blue Whale
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Trapping strategies such as Pitfall traps, Flypaper traps, Snap traps, Bladder traps and Lobster-pot traps are all techniques employed by ... ? ... ?
Option : Spiders
Option : Sea Creatures
Option : carnivorous plants
Option : human poachers
Answer : carnivorous plants
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At over 636 kilometres long, 80 kilometres wide and 1620m deep this 25 million years old fresh water lake is the deepest lake in the world. It ... ?s called ... ? ... ?
Option : Lake Baikal
Option : Caspian Sea
Option : Lake Superior
Option : Lake Tanganyika
Answer : Lake Baikal
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While mosquitoes belong to the Insect family, Araneae belong to [A-------] family
Answer : Arachnid
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Why is it hot in summer and cold in winter ... ? ... ?
Option : The Earth is closer to the sun
Option : The earth's axis is tilted.
Option : The dry air
Option : The lack of rain
Answer : The earth's axis is tilted.
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This Italian inventor, artist, architect, and scientist had an interest in engineering and made detailed sketches of the airplane, the helicopter, the parachute, the submarine, the armored car, the ballista etc [-- -----]
Answer : Da Vinci

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