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Quiz Answer Key and Fun Facts
The foxtrot is a ballroom dance that originated in the 1910s. The movements have similarity with those of the waltz though both dances have different time signatures.
Cattle herders working on the ranches of North America are called cowboys. In South America, they are known as gauchos.
Horseshoes have traditionally been regarded as symbols of luck. The world famous Niagara Falls in North America consist of three different falls taken together, the largest of which are known as the Horseshoe Falls.
A catcall is a whistle or shout expressing disapproval. Synonyms used are jeers and boos.
Sirius is the brightest star seen in the Earth's night sky. It is called the Dog Star as it is the most prominent star in the Canis Major constellation.
Pig iron is formed as an intermediate product during the smelting of iron ore in a blast furnace. It is then converted into steel or wrought iron.
A wolf whistle is a loud whistle usually associated with men trying to attract the attention of women. The term has unsavoury connotations and such behaviour is now regarded as a form of harassment.
A bullwhip is a long, single tailed whip with a heavy lash originally used while herding animals. The term is also used as a verb to denote the action of beating up someone.
A kangaroo court generally refers to a tribal court or any other such judicial authority where the defendant is adjudged guilty before the trial itself and the proceedings are a sham. It is incorrectly regarded as having originated in Australia during the time the continent was a penal colony.
'Rat race' is a term used for the mindless pursuit of wealth, material possessions or career advancement to the exclusion of a personal life and healthy relationships.