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Quiz Answer Key and Fun Facts
Black stump is an Australian expression for an imaginary point marking the end of an established settlement. 'Beyond the black stump' refers to places regarded as remote. Three different Australian towns have monuments commemorating the area where this expression is considered to have originated though there is no definite proof for any of the claims.
A greenhouse is a building constructed usually out of glass where the temperature and other conditions are controlled to grow those plants which are not supported by the actual weather outside.
Tabloid journalism is typically called yellow journalism. The items covered seek to catch the reader's attention through sensational headlines. Regular news items may be exaggerated to achieve this purpose.
The Purple Heart is a military award bestowed on members of the United States military who have been injured or killed while in service. It is the oldest military award of the United States which is still in use.
Red Alert is used to denote the the highest level of readiness or final stage of preparation for any imminent danger or even an attack. The term was first used in the military but is now also used by other professions which encounter emergencies like the medical field.
Whitewash is a type of cheap paint made using chalk and slaked lime used in poorer parts of the world for coating the exteriors of structures. The term whitewash is also used to denote the practice of covering up the offenses or violations of any person or entity.
Bluetooth is a form of wireless technology used for sending data over close ranges. It was named after a Scandinavian king, Harald Bluetooth, who united various Danish tribes to form a kingdom in the tenth century.
The brown bear is found in North America and the northern part of Eurasia. The Himalayan Brown Bear is the smallest subspecies of this family and the only one to be listed as critically endangered.
The greyhound is a breed of dog known for its speed. It was initially bred for racing and greyhound racing continues to be an organized industry.
Pinkeye is the commonly used term for the medical condition known as conjunctivitis where the inflammation of the inner eyelid or outer part of eye leads to the eye appearing red or pink.