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How many hearts does an octopus have?

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Answer: 3
Octopuses have three hearts; two branchial hearts that pump blood through each of the gills. The third heart is a systemic heart that pumps blood through the whole body.

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How many time zones are there in the world?

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Answer: 24
There are 24 time zones, maybe more. Some time zones are only 30-45 minutes apart.

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How long does it take for light from the Sun to reach Earth?

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Answer: 8 minutes and 20 seconds
Photons emitted from the surface of the Sun travel across the vacuum of space to reach our eyes.

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What natural phenomena are measured by the Richter scale?

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Answer: Earthquakes
The Richter scale measures the size of Earthquakes. The formula, mb = log10(A/T) + Q(D,h), is used. The Richter scale ranges from 1-10. The highest recorded Earthquake was on May 22, 1960 in Southern Chile. The richter scale of this Earthquake was a 9.5.

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What is the sum of the angles of a triangle?

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Answer: 180 degrees
The angles of a triangle always sum to 180 degrees.



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