Is a volcano a type of mountain?

Is a volcano a type of mountain?

A volcano is a landform (usually a mountain) where molten rock erupts through the surface of the planet. In simple terms a volcano is a mountain that opens downward to a pool of molten rock (magma) below the surface of the earth. It is a hole in the Earth from which molten rock and gas erupt.

Which celebrity lost a ‘look-alike’ contest of themselves?

Dolly Patron once entered a look-alike contest without revealing her actual identity. She ended up losing to the contest to a drag-queen.

Who makes Lincoln Logs?

Lincoln Logs is the name of a US children’s toy consisting of notched miniature logs, used to build small forts and buildings. They were invented by John Lloyd Wright, second son of the architect Frank Lloyd Wright.

Which country first adopted time zones?

On November 2, 1868, the then-British colony of New Zealand officially adopted a standard time to be observed throughout the colony, and was perhaps the first country to do so. It was based on the longitude 172°30′ East of Greenwich, that is 11 hours 30 minutes ahead of GMT.

How many episodes are there of The Price Is Right?

While retaining some elements of the original version of the show, the 1972 version added many new distinctive gameplay elements. Taped at CBS Television City in Los Angeles, The Price Is Right has aired over 7,500 episodes since its debut and began its 42nd season on September 23, 2013.

How recognisable are McDonald’s gold arches?

The ‘Golden Arches’ of fast food chain McDonalds is more recognised worldwide than the religious cross of Christianity according to surveys.

Where were two famous ancient Greek battles fought?

The War fought between the two leading city-states in ancient Greece, Athens and Sparta. Description: The Peloponnesian War (431-404 B.C.) took place between the Athenian empire and Peloponnesian league lead by the Spartans. The Peloponnesian league was a coalition of the Thebes, Corinth and Sparta.

Is it possible to fire a gun in space?

Fires can’t burn in the oxygen-free vacuum of space, but guns can shoot. Modern ammunition contains its own oxidizer, a chemical that will trigger the explosion of gunpowder, and thus the firing of a bullet, wherever you are in the universe. No atmospheric oxygen required.