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When you press an electronic doorbell, what kind of circuit is triggered?

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Healthy vegetables can often be found at fast-food restaurants in the form of what?

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The modern U.S. carpet industry got its start in and is still centered around which city in the state of Georgia?

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Which of the following is NOT an example of a fossil fuel?

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Researchers now believe that the oldest fairy tale could date back over how many years?

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