A Cappella, A Picky Definition. Musicologists have fun debating the extent to which a cappella, “in the style of the chapel,” can include instrumental accompaniment. Some argue that early sacred a cappella performances would sometimes include instruments that double a human voice part.
How much gravity does the moon have compared to earth?
The gravity on the Moon is about 17% what it is on the Earth. So if you weigh 200 pounds on Earth, you will weigh 34 pounds on the Moon.
Where is bourbon made?
Whiskey may be made everywhere from Brooklyn to Scotland but in 1964, Congress declared bourbon “America’s Native Spirit.” That means to be called bourbon, it must be made in the U.S. But really, everyone knows that means Kentucky—95 percent of the world’s bourbon is made in Kentucky.
What color do mosquitos like the most?
Only female mosquito’s’ bite and most are attracted to the color blue twice as much as to any other color.
What are the two planets closest to the sun?
Regardless of your view, here’s the order of the eight larger planets, starting nearest the sun and working outward through the solar system: Mercury, Venus, Earth, Mars, Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, Neptune.
Which is the highest mountain peak in the world?
Mount Everest is called the world’s highest mountain because it has the highest elevation above sea level. We could also say that it has the “highest altitude”. The peak of Mount Everest is 8,850 meters (29,035 feet) above sea level.
What was the first metal used by man?
Over 4,000 years ago, when it was discovered that minerals could be melted, curiosity led man to combine melted metals (alloys). By accident they made bronze by adding tin to copper (the Bronze Age). Another combination of zinc and copper made brass.
Which continent has the smallest land mass?
A continent is one of Earth’s seven main divisions of land. The continents are, from largest to smallest: Asia, Africa, North America, South America, Antarctica, Europe, and Australia.