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Name 3 National parks in Madagascar
Isalo, Masoala and Ranomafana National Park
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What kind of frog lives in Madagascar?
A Tomato Frog
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Name 4 items that are exported from Madagascar
Sugar, Coffee, Vanilla and Shellfish
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Approximately what percent are Madagascan animals endemic?
90%
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Why do Baobab trees have such big trunks?
They are better to store water in
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Name all the countries in the British Isles
Scotland, Republic of Ireland, Wales, Northern Ireland & England
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What usually do counties have in them?
A county may have may cities and towns in it.
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What movie is England known for, which involves a spy named 007?
James Bond
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What drink is famous for being made in Ireland and Northern Ireland?
Beer
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What is the Scottish Flag called?
The Saltire
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Name the two men who created similar maps?
Peters & Mercator
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What are Contour lines?
Lines on a map that joins places of the same height.
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How do Contour lines show that a hill is steep
They are shown that a hill is steep cause the lines are close together
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In an OS map what is a symbol for a heliport
An H with a circle around it
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What does "P" mean on an OS map?
Parking
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Define "Tornado"
A violent rotating column of air in contact with the ground
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Where in the States is the most Key Tornado Fatalities, how many?
Texas and 485
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How many places have over 201 key tornado fatalities in the USA?
6
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How are tornadoes formed?
The ways tornado are a mix of warm,moist air & cool, dry air
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Can Tornadoes stop?
It's unknown but hopefully, someday they will
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What is the name of measuring the strength of a tornado?
The Fujita Scale
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What is the wind speed an F-0 travel at?
40- 72 mph
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What is the highest number the Fujita Scale goes up to?
F-5
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What damage can an F-4 do?
Cars are thrown & Well built houses are knocked down
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What was the measurement of the Joplin Tornado?
F-5
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What kind of frog lives in Madagascar?

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Approximately what percent are Madagascan animals endemic?

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Why do Baobab trees have such big trunks?

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