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the longest comet tail recorded was that of the Great Comet of 1843, which was 330 million km long?

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the Australian Great Barrier Reef and the Great Wall of China are so large that you can see them from the moon without using a telescope?

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Parliament offered Cromwell the crown but he refused?

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on    the    surface    of    the    Moon,    the    temperature    ranges    from    -75    degrees    to    150    degrees    Celsius?

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in 1642, King Charles entered the House of Commons to look for 5 members of Parliament, for that reason Queen Elizabeth is not allowed to enter the House of Commons?

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thousands of children set off on a children's crusade in 1212? Those who survived were sold into slavery?

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one third of Norway lies on the Arctic Circle; this part is known as "The Land of the Midnight Sun" because the Sun never sets between June and July? During December and January, it's dark for almost 24 hours?

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in the South and North Poles the sun never sets for 6 months and never rises for another 6 months?

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dogs are colour-blind, that means everything they see is black and white?

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20    million    Russians    were    killed    in    World          War    2,    7    million    of    them    were    civilians?

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the ancestors of dogs are wolves?

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the Earth has a mass of 5,976 million million million tonnes?

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about 100,000 people were needed to build the largest pyramids in Egypt?

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a flash of lightning has a voltage of 100 million volts while a torch has only one and a half a volts?

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in Britain, when popular TV programmes end, the demand for electricity can increase by 10% as people start to make hot drinks?

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sugar is made out of the elements hydrogen, carbon and oxygen?

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an adult elephants eats about 150 kg of grass, leaves, twigs and fruits each day?

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African elephants weight 7500 kg?

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the heaviest single tusk weighed 105 kg?

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as a child, Queen Elizabeth I had 4 different stepmothers?

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