COVID 19
WINTER OLYMPIC FACTS
WINTER IN CANADA
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Where and when was the first covid19 identified. 

Wuhan, China in 2019. 
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The very first Winter Olympic Games wеrе held in....

 Chamonix, France in 1924.

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What is the main killer when people are in winter emergencies?

Hypothermia 

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What are the basic types of rocks found on earth? 

Igneous rocks, Sedimentary rocks and Metamorphic rocks.

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Where was Dog sledding originated?

Alaska

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Why do viruses attack or bodies?

   to get bigger

   to make a copy of itself

   to have fun

 To make a copy of itself. 

Using the host’s cellular metabolism, the viral DNA begins to replicate and form proteins.

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The Olympics medals are designated by who each year/each Olympics? 

The host country always designs the Olympic medals and they usually represent the cultural elements of the country.

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The world's largest naturally frozen skating rink. 

Every winter, Ottawa’s Rideau Canal freezes over and becomes the biggest skating rink in the entire world. It’s gorgeous, VERY Canadian, and tons of fun. After all, not all winter facts are bummers!

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Ketchup can dissolve.....

Aluminum is a thin, unstable metal. Ketchup is made of tomatoes and other acidic ingredients that can easily eat through aluminum, particularly if the food is not refrigerated. 

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 What is an irrational fear of snow

Chionophobia

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What does the PCR test stand for? 

Polymerase Chain Reaction. 

PCR means polymerase chain reaction. It’s a test to detect genetic material from a specific organism, such as a virus. The test detects the presence of a virus if you have the virus at the time of the test. The test could also detect fragments of the virus even after you are no longer infected.

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The Olympic Winter Games have never been hosted in which hemisphere. 

Southern Hemisphere

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Name the place and year of Canada's coldest winter .

Well, back in 1947, the small Yukon hamlet of Snag got hit with a ridiculously frigid day of -62.8C. Our bones hurt even thinking about that.

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A black bear’s pulse can drop to how many beats during winter?

8 beats per minute in the winter (from 40 or so in the summer)

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Chocolate was once used as a currency by early _______& __________tribes. 

By early Mexican and Aztec tribes. 

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What is the shape of the Corona Virus?

A crown shape. 

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How many Gold Olympic medals have the women's hockey team won? 

Four gold medals at the winter Olympics.

and one silver medal.  

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A Canadian man by the name of _______________ is widely credited (including in The Canadian Encyclopedia) with inventing the first snowmobile in 1935. It bore little resemblance to the modern snowmobile in that it was essentially a large car sat atop skis and tank-like tracks.

Joseph-Armand Bombardier

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some types of trees are able to survive the heat of a forest fire. Which of the following characteristics would best help a tree survive a fire?

-Large leaves -Thick bark 

-Think Trunks

-Shallow roots 

Thick bark. 

Trees in fire-prone areas develop thicker bark, in part, because thick bark does not catch fire or burn easily. It also protects the inside of the trunk, the living tissues that transport water and nutrients, from heat damage during high-frequency, low-intensity fires.

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Coca-cola used to contain what sort of drug... 

Cocaine. 

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How many covid19 vaccines have been created to defeat the virus. 

Eight vaccines have been approved for emergency or full use by at least one stringent regulatory authority recognized by the World Health Organization (WHO): Pfizer–BioNTech, Oxford–AstraZeneca, Sinopharm BIBP, Moderna, Janssen, CoronaVac, Covaxin and Novavax. Five others are under assessment by the WHO: Sputnik V, Sinopharm WIBP, Convidecia, Sanofi–GSK and SCB-2019.[1]

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When was the first mixed doubles curling introduced to the Olympics? 

What country won the gold in the first very mixed doubles team? 

Team Canada’s Kaitlyn Lawes and John Morris won the inaugural gold medal in the mixed doubles event at PyeongChang 2018. Both are now double Olympic gold medallists, having won in the women’s and men’s events, respectively, at previous Games.

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In 1946 what province broke its own snowfall record. 

Vancouver, it was snowing for 72 hours straight. 

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The brain is composted of how much fat percentage?

The human brain is the fattest organ in your body and consists of about 60 percent fat. Twenty five percent cholesterol and other lipids.

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The first Europeans to drink tea were

The first Europeans known to drink tea were Portuguese traders traveling in India and East Asia. They brought tea back to Portugal in the late 16th century.

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