Why is Greece first in the Olympic parade?

Why is Greece first in the Olympic parade?

Traditionally (starting at the 1928 Summer Olympics), Greece enters first, because of its historical status as the progenitor of the Olympics, while the host nation marches last. In the 2004 Summer Olympics in Athens, the Greek flag led the parade, while the Greek team marched in last, as the host nation.

How much money is there in the world?

All told, anyone looking for all of the U.S. dollars in the world in July 2013 could expect to find approximately $10.5 trillion in existence, using the M2 money supply definition. If you just want to count actual notes and coins, there are about U.S. $1.2 trillion floating around the globe.

Is combustion exothermic or endothermic?

Combustion reactions are almost always exothermic (i.e., they give off heat). For example when wood burns, it must do so in the presence of O2 and a lot of heat is produced: Wood as well as many common items that combust are organic (i.e., they are made up of carbon, hydrogen and oxygen).

What percentage of the human brain is water?

“Your brain is made up of about 75 percent water” and then “The human brain is the fattest organ in the body and may consists of at least 60 percent fat”. Or: “The old adage of humans only using 10% of their brain is not true.

What root is root beer made with?

Root beer is a carbonated, sweetened beverage, originally manufactured using the root of the sassafras tree, or its bark, as the primary flavor. Root beer, popularized in North America, comes in two forms: alcoholic and soft drink.

What is the technical name for the fear of long words?

A fear for long words is called, “hippopotomonstrosesquippedaliophobia.”

What was the most expensive comic book ever sold?

In 2014, a 9.0 CGC edition of Actions Comics #1, the issue that debuted Jerry Siegel and Joe Shuster’s character Superman, sold for $3,207,852.

What is the highest IQ ever recorded?

William James Sidis is alleged to have had an IQ of 275. With an IQ between 250 and 300, Sidis has one of the highest intelligence quotients ever recorded. Entering Harvard at the age of 11, he was fluent in more than 40 languages by the time he graduated and worked his way into adulthood.