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|The Liberty ____ was rung on July 8, 1776 to gather the citizens of Philadelphia for the first reading of the Declaration of Independence.|
bell. The original "Liberty Bell" was made in London, England in 1752. It has a circumference of twelve feet, and weighs a little over 2,000 pounds. After travelling safely by ship all the way from London to Philadelphia, it cracked as it was being tested for the first time.
|The most common type of meat used to make hamburgers is called 'ground' what?|
beef. Beef is the meat from cattle. 'Ground beef' is usually made by grinding the better cuts of meat with the less tender cuts. Grinding the meat makes it more tender. Some additional fat may be added to reduce dryness and give it better flavor.
|Can you name a 'root' vegetable which is smooth, round, and is so dark red that it's almost purple?
beet. A 'root vegetable' is when the underground part of the plant is what can be eaten; such as an onion, a carrot, or a potato.
|This animal hibernates through most of the winter months. It can also be a child's favorite stuffed toy, often named Teddy.|
bear. When the black bear is hibernating (sleeping through the winter), its heart rate slows from 98 beats a minute to around 8 beats a minute.
|Is "Bob the Builder" always prepared if something needs fixing? Yes he is, because he wears a tool ____ around his waist.|
belt. "Bob the Builder" is an animated TV series for pre-school children. The show is filmed using stop-motion animation, where objects are moved little by little and photographed each time. When the photos are seen in uninterrupted succession, it looks as if the objects are really moving.
|Only female gymnasts do exercises on this particular apparatus. It's called a balance ____.
beam. A balance beam routine is a mixture of acrobatics, dance, leaps, and poses done on a four inch wide beam which is 16 feet long and about four feet off the ground.
|Cartoon characters Fred Flintstone and Barney Rubble are neighbors, and they are also what kind of friends?|
best. "The Flintstones," produced by Hanna-Barbera Productions, ran from 1960 to 1966 on ABC. The show revolved around a Stone Age family and their next door neighbors.
|What do you call the mouth of a chicken, which it uses to peck at the ground to eat grain? |
beak. Chickens will try to eat just about anything; but their diet consists mainly of grains such as corn, oats, and wheat. They also like fresh greens or weeds, with a few worms or other bugs if they can find any. The more greens a chicken eats, the more yellow the egg yolks will be.
|When the doctor takes your pulse, he or she is looking for your heart____.|
beat. Your heartbeat can be felt at your wrist, on the inside of your elbow, behind your knee, at the side of your neck, or near your ankle. To find your own pulse, press the pads of your index and middle fingers gently to the underside of your other wrist, near the base of your thumb.
|The expression "to ____ the rules", means you are not following the rules as instructed.|
bend. To 'bend' the rules is to give permission to do something which is not usually allowed. For example, if you've done all your chores, your Mom might 'bend' the rules and let you stay up for an extra hour.
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