What does the phrase “check mate” mean in chess?

What does the phrase “check mate” mean in chess?

The word “Checkmate” in chess comes from the Persian phrase “Shah Mat,” which means “the king is dead.”

Which city is built on seven hills?

Furthermore, she is a city built on seven hills. That specification eliminates ancient Babylon. Only one city has for more than 2000 years been known as the city on seven hills. That city is Rome.

Who was the only female pharaoh?

Although it was uncommon for Egypt to be ruled by a woman, the situation was not unprecedented. As a regent, Hatshepsut was preceded by Merneith of the first dynasty, who was buried with the full honors of a pharaoh and may have ruled in her own right.

When did the n64 come out in America?

The console was first released in Japan on June 23, 1996. The North American version of the Nintendo 64 officially launched on September 29, 1996. It launched with just two games in the United States, Pilotwings 64 and Super Mario 64.

What country’s language is Farsi?

Western Persian (Persian, Iranian Persian, or Farsi) is spoken in Iran, and by minorities in Iraq and the Persian Gulf states. Eastern Persian (Dari Persian, Afghan Persian, or Dari) is spoken in Afghanistan. Tajiki (Tajik Persian) is spoken in Tajikistan and Uzbekistan.

How long would it take to read all the information on the internet?

It would take 57,000 years according to these info-graphs which probably don’t include Twitter, Facebook status updates and private blogs. I mean, those would keep you occupied until the end of time. Or maybe the end of time comes in 57,000 years.

Who built and flew first airplane with an engine?

On December 17, 1903, Wilbur and Orville Wright made four brief flights at Kitty Hawk with their first powered aircraft. The Wright brothers had invented the first successful airplane.

How big are lemmings?

Lemmings weigh from 30 to 110 g (1 to 4 oz) and are about 7 to 15 cm (3 to 6 in) long. They generally have long, soft fur, and very short tails. They are herbivorous, feeding mostly on leaves and shoots, grasses, and sedges in particular, but also on roots and bulbs.