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“Where did the teddy-bears come from?” Important Questions and Answers for Class 9, Class 10, Class 11 and Class 12

Where did the teddy-bears come from? Teddy-bears began with the American President, Teddy Roosevelt, who was fond of hunting and brought home a bear cub which was noticed by a news-paper cartoonist. Thereafter he received many gifts in the form of Teddy-Bears which came to be named as Teddy-Bears. The name holds good even today all over the world. No related posts.
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“Where did the Allosaurus exist?” Important Questions and Answers for Class 9, Class 10, Class 11 and Class 12

Where did the Allosaurus exist? Allosaurus was one of the largest of the Jurassic carnosaurs. It was about 10 m long. Its fossilized remains have been found in North America in rocks of Late Jurassic age. This means that it lived at the same time as Camptosaurus and Stegosaurus and it seems likely that it would have attacked all of these animals as it pleased. There is even some evidence...
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“Where does the term ‘in the chair’ come from?” Important Questions and Answers for Class 9, Class 10, Class 11 and Class 12

Where does the term ‘in the chair’ come from? A very long time back only the very wealthy people could afford a proper chair to sit on. The common people used benches, stools or the floor. At meetings and conferences today, the person incharge of order-keeping is said to be In the chair’ or ‘chairing’ the meeting/conference. No related posts.
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“Where do Kingfishers rear their chicks?” Important Questions and Answers for Class 9, Class 10, Class 11 and Class 12

Where do Kingfishers rear their chicks?   The Kingfisher’s nest consists of a tunnel, one metre long and about 6 cm in diameter, cut in a river bank. ! At the far end it widens out into dry nest-chamber, the floor of which becomes strewn with fish bone and other remains of food. A kingfisher often uses the same nest year after year. The parents build the tunnels with their...
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“Where are penguins confined?” Important Questions and Answers for Class 9, Class 10, Class 11 and Class 12

Where are penguins confined? Confined to the sothern hemisphere, penguins from a separate order of flightless birds comprising six genera; Aptenodytes, Pygoscelis, Eudyptes, Megadyptes, Eudyptula and Spheniscus. They are the most completely marine of all birds and are able to swim underwater as fast as seals. Webbed toes and wings reduced to form strong flippers that cannot be folded, mark their adaptation to their environment. Ashore they are, of course,...
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