Question: In the United States the television broadcast standard is...?
Correct Answer PAL and SECAM are standards used in other countries. RGB stands for red, green, and blue - the colors of light used to create an image in a color tv set and is often used as a format name for computer monitors.
Question: In the UK, what type of installation requires a fireman's switch?
Correct Answer Neon lighting runs at a high voltage, typically above 1000 Volts. A fireman's switch protects a fireman from receiving a shock when a water jet is sprayed onto the installation. The switches are red, and mounted in a conspicuous position. (This is specified by IEE Regulations (Europe), SANS (South Africa), UK Electricity regulations and many Asian countries. I am unable to confirm other countries' requirements, so feel free to let me know.)
Question: In 1917-18 Iraq became independent from which Empire?
Correct Answer In 1258 the Mongols invaded the region. The Ottoman Turks won back the territory in 1638 and the region remained a part of the Ottoman Empire until the end of World War I, in 1918. The Sumerians, Babylonians & Assyrians developed great empires in the region prior to the Ottoman Turks.
Question: In which year did the Republic of Iraq become independent?
Correct Answer An Arab dominated government was established in 1922, but a Iraq remained a British League of Nations mandate (trust territory) till 1932. Complete independence for Iraq came in October 1932 when Britain supported Iraq's admission to the League of Nations as an independent state.