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Question 1:
What is the abbreviation of Crux?
J. Chem. Theory Comput.
Cru
u6EC7 or u4E91
SGPD

Question 2: In Quechua, the language of the ________ civilization, Crux is known as "Chakana", which means literally "stair" (chaka, bridge, link; hanan, high, above), but carries a deep symbolism within Quechua mysticism.
Inca EmpireFrancisco PizarroInca civilizationPre-Columbian era

Question 3: In Indonesia and Malaysia, it is known as Buruj Pari (The ________).
BatoideaMolluscaStingrayShark

Question 4: At the latitude of ________ in 1000 BC, Crux was clearly visible, though low in the sky.
StockholmHelsinkiGreeceAthens

Question 5: Among ________, the four most visible stars of Crux are considered iggaren, i.e.
TuaregTrans-Saharan tradeSaharaBerber people

Question 6: The ________ acrobatic display team is called Cruz del Sur, the Spanish for "Southern Cross".
ArgentinaArgentine Naval AviationArgentine Air ForceArgentine air forces in the Falklands War

Question 7: Argentine ________ are well known for using it for night orientation in the vast Pampas and Patagonic regions.
Southern ConeSouth AmericaGauchoCowboy

Question 8: ________'s Southern Cross Hotel was built and named in 1962 and was one of the city's foremost hotels during the decade.
SydneyDarwin, Northern TerritoryMelbourneMelbourne City Centre

Question 9: Alternatively, if a line is constructed perpendicularly between ________ and Beta Centauri, the point where the abovementioned line and this line intersect marks the Southern Celestial Pole.
Theta CentauriPi CentauriAlpha CentauriGamma Centauri

Question 10: In Mapudungun, the language of Patagonian ________, the name of Crux is Melipal, which means "four stars".
Paleo-IndiansInca EmpirePre-Columbian eraMapuche
















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