What was school like in ancient India?

What was school like in ancient India? In ancient India, both formal and informal ways of education system existed. Indigenous education was imparted at home, in temples, pathshalas, tols, chatuspadis and gurukuls. There were people in homes, villages and temples who guided young children in imbibing pious ways of life. Do all kids in India […]

What does line of longitude represent?

What does line of longitude represent? Longitude lines are a numerical way to show/measure how far a location is east or west of a universal vertical line called the Prime Meridian. This Prime Meridian line runs vertically, north and south, right over the British Royal Observatory in Greenwich England, from the North Pole to the […]

What do humans do with the ocean?

What do humans do with the ocean? Even if we do not eat seafood, fishmeal is used to feed poultry and pork as well as to organically fertilize crops for millennia. The ocean allows humans to trade, and gives many of us jobs in fisheries, trade, shipping, tourism and travel. The ocean also is a […]

Did Tenochtitlan have a pyramid?

Did Tenochtitlan have a pyramid? Tenochtitlan, the great Aztec capital, housed the Great Pyramid, a four-stepped structure some 60 meters high. The Great Pyramid was destroyed along with the rest of the Aztec civilization by the Spanish conquistador Hernan Cortes and his army in 1521. How did the Aztecs travel around Tenochtitlan? Tenochtitlan was surrounded […]

When did Uluru become a tourist attraction?

When did Uluru become a tourist attraction? Early tourism A dirt road to Uluru was constructed in 1948, and miners and tourists began to visit Uluru, Kata-Tjuta and beyond. The Ayers Rock National Park was declared in 1950, the same year that Alice Springs resident Len Tuit accompanied a party of schoolboys from Sydney’s Knox […]

When was the first Soviet hydrogen bomb tested?

When was the first Soviet hydrogen bomb tested? 22 November 1955 Andrei Dmitrievich Sakharov invented the Soviet thermonuclear bomb. On 22 November 1955, the Soviet Union conducted its first hydrogen bomb test, code-named RDS-37, at the Semipalatinsk Test Site in modern day Kazakhstan. RDS-37 was the first Soviet two-stage thermonuclear weapon test. What was the […]

Can paper party plates be recycled?

Can paper party plates be recycled? Well, the general rule is that for you to be able to recycle your paper plate, it must be free from contamination. That is, there’s no food residue on it. However, when it comes to paper plates that you have used as a paper plate. That is, once you […]

Are there any islands between LA and Hawaii?

Are there any islands between LA and Hawaii? Though there are hundreds of small islands in Hawaii, there are only 8 major islands – Niʻihau, Kauaʻi, Oʻahu, Molokaʻi, Lānaʻi, Kahoʻolawe, Maui, and the Island of Hawaiʻi (Big Island). The shortest distance between Hawaii and California is between the island of Maui and Point Arena near […]

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