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### Choose the correct answer. The Himalayan range is considered as the world’s highest mountain range, with its tallest peak ... on the Nepal–China border.

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Hindu Kush

• B.

Mt. Everest

• C.

Tirich Mir

• D.

Kunlun

B. Mt. Everest
Explanation
Mt. Everest is considered the tallest peak in the world and is located on the Nepal-China border. The Himalayan range is known for its immense height and Mt. Everest is the highest point within this range. The Hindu Kush, Tirich Mir, and Kunlun are all mountain ranges or peaks, but they are not as tall as Mt. Everest. Therefore, Mt. Everest is the correct answer.

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• 7.

### Name the imaginary line (0.0) that separates the Northern and Southern hemispheres.

• A.

Equator

• B.

Prime Meridian

• C.

Longitude

• D.

Tropic of Cancer

A. Equator
Explanation
The correct answer is the Equator. The Equator is an imaginary line that divides the Earth into the Northern and Southern hemispheres. It is located at 0 degrees latitude and is the halfway point between the North Pole and the South Pole. The Equator is significant because it determines the climate zones and affects weather patterns around the world.

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### The imaginary line on the earth's surface, which closely follows the 180º meridian, is called ... .

• A.

International Date Line

• B.

Tropic of Cancer

• C.

Zero Meridian

• D.

Prime Meridian

A. International Date Line
Explanation
The International Date Line is the correct answer because it closely follows the 180Â° meridian. It is an imaginary line on the Earth's surface that marks the change in calendar date as one travels across it from west to east. This line serves as a reference point for determining the start and end of each day.

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• 9.

### The United Kingdom consists of ... countries.

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2

• B.

4

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6

• D.

8

B. 4
Explanation
The United Kingdom consists of four countries: England, Scotland, Wales, and Northern Ireland. These countries have their own distinct cultures, legal systems, and devolved governments, but they are all part of the United Kingdom. Each country has its own flag and some have their own national holidays. The United Kingdom as a whole is governed by the UK Parliament in London, but certain powers and responsibilities are devolved to the individual countries.

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• 10.

### When a bird travels from its winter home in South America to its nesting area in New York, this is called ... .

• A.

Conditioning.

• B.

Migration.

• C.

Hibernation.

• D.

Progression.

B. Migration.
Explanation
When a bird travels from its winter home in South America to its nesting area in New York, it is called migration. Migration is the seasonal movement of animals from one region to another, typically in search of better resources or suitable breeding grounds. Birds often migrate long distances to take advantage of favorable conditions for feeding and reproduction. This behavior is an adaptive strategy that allows birds to survive and thrive in different habitats throughout the year. Conditioning refers to the process of learning associations between stimuli and responses, hibernation is a state of inactivity and reduced metabolic rate during winter, and progression is a general term that does not specifically describe the bird's movement.

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### What do the red arrows on this map show?

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Edwards Run

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Borders of the continents

• C.

Gulf Stream

• D.

Magellan expedition

C. Gulf Stream
Explanation
The red arrows on this map show the Gulf Stream. The Gulf Stream is a powerful warm ocean current that originates in the Gulf of Mexico and flows along the eastern coast of the United States before crossing the Atlantic Ocean towards Europe. It is known for its strong and swift current, as well as its warm water temperatures. The Gulf Stream plays a significant role in influencing weather patterns and oceanic circulation, making it an important feature to be highlighted on a map.

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### People usually say “East or West  home is best.” East and west in Geography are called ... .

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Relative directions

• B.

Absolute directions

• C.

Cardinal directions

• D.

Intermediate directions

B. Absolute directions
Explanation
The term "absolute directions" refers to fixed directions on the Earth's surface, such as north, south, east, and west. These directions are independent of any reference point and remain constant regardless of one's location. The saying "East or West, home is best" implies that no matter where one travels, home will always be the most comfortable and ideal place to be. This aligns with the concept of absolute directions, as home is a fixed point that holds significance regardless of one's geographical location.

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3
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### Ed Stafford from the UK is the first person to walk the length of the Amazon River. He started by a small stream in the Andes mountains of Peru and arrived at the river’s mouth in Brazil, two years and four months later. Snakes, crocodiles, and jaguars live in the Amazon rainforest, so it’s a dangerous place. Luckily, Ed avoided the big animals, but he was bitten by ants and mosquitoes every day. On his trip, Ed had to find food each morning. Sometimes the fruit, nuts, and fish he ate were hard to find and Ed often felt weak and hungry. The technology was essential for Ed. He used a radio to ask local people for food and permission to enter their land. Many of them came to meet him and guide him through the dense rainforest. As he walked, Ed wrote a blog about his daily experiences. Ed used his walk to let the world know about climate change and raise money for environmental charities in Brazil and Peru.

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Explanation
Ed Stafford used technology, specifically a radio, to ask local people for food and permission to enter their land during his walk along the Amazon River. He also used technology to write a blog about his daily experiences, which helped him raise awareness about climate change and raise money for environmental charities in Brazil and Peru.

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### Four thousand climbers, aged between 13 and 80, have been to the top of Everest. Climbing high mountains requires a lot of preparation and is very dangerous, but some of the world’s best climbers are now looking for new challenges. Gerlinde Kaltenbrunner from Austria fell in love with climbing as a teenager. When she left school, she worked as a nurse and climbed in her free time. Starting with Everest, she has been climbing all the world’s fourteen peaks over 8,000 metres. To increase the challenge, Gerlinde climbs without using oxygen tanks. Low oxygen levels can make climbers ill, so Gerlinde has to climb slowly. Gerlinde is passionate about Nepal and raises money for a charity for poor children and orphans there.

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Explanation
Gerlinde Kaltenbrunner has climbed all the world's fourteen peaks over 8,000 meters, starting with Everest. She climbs without using oxygen tanks to increase the challenge. This is because low oxygen levels can make climbers ill, so she has to climb slowly. Additionally, Gerlinde is passionate about Nepal and raises money for a charity for poor children and orphans there.

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5
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### Despite new technologies, adventurers still have to live with terrible weather, lack of food and wild animals.Preparation and training are essential, but if you have a sense of adventure, there are continents to cross, thousands places to visit  and hundreds of mountains to climb.

7
Explanation
The given passage talks about the challenges that adventurers have to face despite the advancements in technology. It mentions that adventurers have to deal with terrible weather, lack of food, and wild animals. However, it also highlights the opportunities for adventure such as crossing continents, visiting thousands of places, and climbing hundreds of mountains. The number 7 does not have any relevance or connection to the passage, so it is unclear why it is given as the answer.

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### Check your understanding. Circle the best option to complete these sentences.Modern explorers use .... .

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Compasses and maps.

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Satellite phones and GPS.

• C.

Local guides.

B. Satellite phones and GPS.
Explanation
Modern explorers use satellite phones and GPS because these technologies provide them with accurate and real-time navigation and communication capabilities. Compasses and maps are traditional tools that can be useful, but satellite phones and GPS offer more advanced features and can help explorers navigate through remote and unfamiliar terrains with greater ease and safety. Additionally, satellite phones allow explorers to stay connected with the outside world, enabling them to seek assistance or share their findings instantly.

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### Ed often didn’t have enough ... .

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sleep.

• B.

food.

• C.

Oxygen.

B. food.
Explanation
Ed often didn't have enough food. This implies that Ed frequently experienced a lack of sufficient nourishment or sustenance. This could be due to various reasons such as financial constraints, limited access to food, or poor eating habits. It suggests that Ed's dietary intake was inadequate, leading to potential health issues or difficulties in meeting his nutritional needs.

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### Erik takes groups of blind people ... .

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Up mountains.

• B.

along rivers.

• C.

Through deserts.

A. Up mountains.
Explanation
Erik takes groups of blind people up mountains because it challenges their physical abilities and allows them to experience the thrill and accomplishment of reaching high altitudes. This activity may also provide them with a unique sensory experience, allowing them to feel the change in temperature, hear the sounds of nature, and smell the fresh mountain air. Additionally, climbing mountains can promote teamwork, self-confidence, and personal growth among the blind individuals, as they navigate through difficult terrains and overcome obstacles together.

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### ... used technology to contact local people.

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Gerlinde

• B.

Erik

• C.

Ed

C. Ed
Explanation
Ed is the correct answer because the statement mentions using technology to contact local people. Out of the three options provided, Ed is the only one who could potentially use technology to contact local people. Gerlinde and Erik are not mentioned in the statement and therefore cannot be assumed to have used technology to contact anyone.

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### Gerlinde supports a charity that helps ... .

• A.

blind people.

• B.

The environment.

• C.

Children.

C. Children.
Explanation
Gerlinde supports a charity that helps children. This suggests that Gerlinde is passionate about providing assistance and support to children in need. It highlights her commitment to making a positive impact on the lives of young individuals who may be facing various challenges. By supporting this charity, Gerlinde is likely contributing to initiatives such as education, healthcare, and basic necessities for children, ultimately aiming to improve their overall well-being and future prospects.

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### ... hasn’t done a long-distance bike ride.

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Gerlinde

• B.

Erik

• C.

Meagan

A. Gerlinde
Explanation
The correct answer is Gerlinde because the statement says "hasn't done a long-distance bike ride." Since Erik and Meagan are not mentioned in the statement, we can assume that they have done a long-distance bike ride. Therefore, Gerlinde is the only one left who hasn't done a long-distance bike ride.

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### ...  had to look out for wild animals.

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Gerlinde

• B.

Ed

• C.

Meagan

B. Ed
Explanation
Ed had to look out for wild animals.

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### ...  had to go slowly because there wasn’t much oxygen.

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Gerlinde

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Ed

• C.

Meagan

A. Gerlinde
Explanation
Gerlinde had to go slowly because there wasn't much oxygen. This implies that there was a lack of oxygen in the environment where Gerlinde had to go. As a result, she had to proceed slowly to avoid any adverse effects of low oxygen levels, such as dizziness or difficulty in breathing. This suggests that the conditions were challenging and required caution and adaptation in order to safely navigate through the environment.

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### What did Marta like least?

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the gym

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The ice rink

• C.

the cinema

A. the gym
Explanation
Marta liked the gym least out of the options given.

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### Cafe Flick was for ... .

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Teenagers.

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• C.

Children.

A. Teenagers.
Explanation
Cafe Flick was specifically designed and intended for teenagers. This suggests that the cafe offers a unique atmosphere, menu, or activities that cater to the preferences and interests of teenagers. It may provide a space for socializing, studying, or engaging in recreational activities that are popular among this age group.

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### Where's the travel agent?

• A.

• B.

King's Street

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Old Street

Explanation
The travel agent is located on Broad Street.

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• A.

Tuesday

• B.

Wednesday

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Friday

B. Wednesday
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### The holiday cost ...

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Â£500.

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Â£900.

• C.

Â£810.

C. Â£810.
Explanation
The correct answer is Â£810. This can be inferred from the information given in the question, which states that "The holiday cost..." without any further context or comparison. Therefore, the only logical conclusion is that the holiday cost Â£810.

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### Prague is one of the  …  tourist destinations in Europe.

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More popular

• B.

Most popular

• C.

Popularest

B. Most popular
Explanation
Prague is considered the most popular tourist destination in Europe. This means that it attracts a larger number of tourists compared to other destinations in Europe. The term "most popular" indicates that Prague has a high level of popularity and is widely recognized as a top choice among tourists visiting Europe.

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### After all the politcal changes of the early 1990‘s, the capital of the Czech Republic began to take advantage of its beautiful cultural and architectural heritage to attract  … tourists than ever before.

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More

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The most

• C.

Many

A. More
Explanation
After all the political changes of the early 1990s, the capital of the Czech Republic began to take advantage of its beautiful cultural and architectural heritage to attract more tourists than ever before. This suggests that there was an increase in the number of tourists visiting the city, possibly due to the promotion and preservation of its cultural and architectural assets.

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### The longest train from Rome to Milano takes in total 11 hours and 5 minutes. How many minutes is this?

665
Explanation
The question asks for the total duration of the longest train journey from Rome to Milano in minutes. To convert the hours to minutes, we multiply the number of hours (11) by 60. Then we add the remaining minutes (5) to get the total duration in minutes, which is 665.

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• 34.

• A.

(A)

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(B)

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(C)

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(D)

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(E)

B. (B)
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### A sequence of numbers starts with1, 2, and 3. The fourth number of the sequence is the sum of the previous three numbers in the sequence:1+2+3=6. In the same way, every number after the fourth is the sum of the previous three numbers. What is the eighth number in the sequence?

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11

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20

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37

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68

• E.

99

D. 68
Explanation
The sequence starts with 1, 2, and 3. The fourth number is found by adding the previous three numbers, which gives us 6. Following the same pattern, the fifth number is 2+3+6=11, the sixth number is 3+6+11=20, and the seventh number is 6+11+20=37. Therefore, the eighth number in the sequence is 11+20+37=68.

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### In this sequence  each term after the first is obtained by adding a constant to the previous term. For example, 2, 5, 8, 11, 14 is an arithmetic sequence with five terms, in which the first term is 2 and the constant added is 3. Each row and each column in this 5X5 array is an arithmetic sequence with five terms. What is the value of X?

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21

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31

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36

• D.

40

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42

B. 31
Explanation
Each row and each column in the 5x5 array is an arithmetic sequence with five terms. To find the value of X, we need to determine the constant added to each term. Looking at the first row, the terms are 21, 24, 27, 30, X. The constant added is 3. The same applies to the first column, which gives us 21, 24, 27, 30, X. Therefore, X must be 33. However, this value is not listed as an option. Therefore, the correct answer must be the next value in the sequence, which is 31.

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### The sum of two prime numbers is 85. What is the product of these two prime numbers?

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85

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91

• C.

115

• D.

133

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166

E. 166
Explanation
The sum of two prime numbers is 85. Since 85 is an odd number, one of the prime numbers must be 2, as it is the only even prime number. Therefore, the other prime number can be found by subtracting 2 from 85, which is 83. The product of 2 and 83 is 166.

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• 38.

### Kate and Lisa are giving tours for tourists at Louvre, the tour is shaped in a form of a 400-meter oval track. They started together, but Kate has pulled ahead because she leads tourist 25% faster than Lisa. How many tours will Kate have run when she first passes Lisa?

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1.25

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10/3

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4

• D.

5

• E.

25

D. 5
Explanation
Kate is leading the tourists 25% faster than Lisa. This means that for every 4 laps that Lisa completes, Kate completes 5 laps. Therefore, when Kate completes her 5th lap, Lisa will have completed 4 laps. This is the first time Kate passes Lisa. So, the correct answer is 5.

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• 39.

### What city is home to the Taj Mahal?

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New Delhi

• B.

Mumbai

• C.

• D.

Agra

D. Agra
Explanation
Agra is the correct answer because it is the city where the Taj Mahal is located. The Taj Mahal is a famous white marble mausoleum that was built by the Mughal emperor Shah Jahan in memory of his wife, Mumtaz Mahal. It is considered one of the most iconic landmarks in India and attracts millions of tourists every year.

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• 40.

### What capital of a Central Asian country does the picture show?

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Ankara

• B.

Almaty

• C.

Tashkent

• D.

AstanaÂ

D. AstanaÂ
Explanation
The picture shows the capital of a Central Asian country, and the correct answer is Astana.

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• 41.

### Doggerland is a region that today lies covered by the ... Sea.

• A.

North Sea

• B.

Black Sea

• C.

Yellow Sea

• D.

Laptev Sea

A. North Sea
Explanation
Doggerland is a submerged region that was once above sea level but is now covered by the North Sea. This region, which existed during the last Ice Age, connected the British Isles with mainland Europe. Over time, rising sea levels caused the area to become submerged, forming the North Sea as we know it today. The other options (Black Sea, Yellow Sea, and Laptev Sea) are not relevant to the location of Doggerland.

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• 42.

### The word ... usually refers to the areas with permanently frozen soil. It is a type of biome where the tree growth is prevented (delayed) by low temperatures and short growing seasons.

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Savanna

• B.

Tundra

• C.

Tropics

• D.

Taiga

B. Tundra
Explanation
The correct answer is Tundra. The word "Tundra" usually refers to the areas with permanently frozen soil. It is a type of biome where the tree growth is prevented (delayed) by low temperatures and short growing seasons.

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• 43.

### On an Ordnance Survey map, the following symbol stands for ... .

• A.

Bus station

• B.

Viewpoint

• C.

Coniferous forest

• D.

Picnic site

B. Viewpoint
Explanation
The symbol on an Ordnance Survey map represents a viewpoint. This means that at the indicated location, there is a designated area where people can stop and enjoy the scenery or take photographs. It is likely that this viewpoint offers a particularly good view of the surrounding landscape or a specific point of interest.

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• 44.

### When using a map you may NOT find … on it.

• A.

A title

• B.

A scale

• C.

Photos

• D.

A key or a legend

C. Photos
Explanation
When using a map, you may not find photos on it. Maps are typically used to represent geographical features, such as landforms, roads, and cities. While maps may include various elements like a title, scale, key or legend to explain the symbols used, they do not typically include actual photographs. Photos are visual representations of real-life objects or scenes, whereas maps are simplified graphical representations of geographical information. Therefore, it is unlikely to find photos on a map.

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• 45.

### Left, right, forward, backward, up, and down are examples of ... .

• A.

Relative directions

• B.

Absolute direction

• C.

Cardinal directions

• D.

Intermediate directions

A. Relative directions
Explanation
The given answer is "relative directions" because left, right, forward, backward, up, and down are all directions that are based on the position and orientation of an object relative to another object or point of reference. These directions are not fixed and can change depending on the perspective or context.

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### The U.S. Capitol is located about 38 miles southwest of Baltimore. This is its ... .

• A.

Relative location

• B.

Cultural region

• C.

Absolute location

• D.

None of these

A. Relative location
Explanation
The U.S. Capitol being located about 38 miles southwest of Baltimore indicates its relative location. Relative location refers to the position of a place in relation to other landmarks or geographic features. In this case, the U.S. Capitol's position is described in relation to Baltimore, providing a sense of its proximity and direction from the city.

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• 47.

### Which of these cities is not in Europe?

• A.

Moscow

• B.

Reykjavik

• C.

Prague

• D.

San Diego

D. San Diego
Explanation
San Diego is not in Europe because it is located in the United States, specifically in the state of California. Moscow is in Europe, as it is the capital of Russia and located in the western part of the country. Reykjavik is the capital of Iceland, which is also a European country. Prague is the capital of the Czech Republic, another European country. Therefore, San Diego is the only city in the given options that is not in Europe.

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• 48.

### Which is the smallest country, measured by total land area?

• A.

Monaco

• B.

Maldives

• C.

Vatican

• D.

Tuvalu

C. Vatican
Explanation
The Vatican is the smallest country in the world, measured by total land area. With an area of only 0.44 square kilometers, it is significantly smaller than the other options listed. Monaco, the second smallest country, has an area of 2.02 square kilometers, while the Maldives has an area of 298 square kilometers and Tuvalu has an area of 26 square kilometers. Therefore, the Vatican is the correct answer as it has the smallest land area among the given options.

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• 49.

### Prague is not as big city as many people imagine and it is ... to move around thiswonderful city on foot.

• A.

Easy

• B.

The easiest

• C.

The easier

A. Easy
Explanation
Prague is not as big as people think, so it is easy to move around the city on foot.

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• 50.

### There is public transport in Prague but it is often ...  to walk in order to appreciate marvellous buildings.

• A.

The best

• B.

Best

• C.

Better

C. Better
Explanation
In this context, the word "better" is the correct answer because it implies that walking is a preferable option compared to using public transport in Prague. The sentence suggests that although there is public transport available, it is often more enjoyable or beneficial to walk in order to fully appreciate the marvellous buildings in the city.

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