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Ripley's Believe It or Not! #c38(6/5/2006)

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"Real-life Cinderella!" Prior to becoming a famous opera singer in 1995, Anna Netrebko had a job cleaning the floors of St. Petersburg's Mariinsky Theatre!

"Time Marches On" M.I.T. scientists in the U.S. have invented an alarm clock that moves itself after the snooze button is pressed --- forcing sleepers to open their eyes to find it when it goes off again!

Libya is the only country with a single-colored flag!

< TASK > Answer the questions.

(1) What kind of job did Anna have prior to becoming a famous opera singer?

(2) What kind of alarm clock have the scientists invented?

(3) Which country has a single-colored national flag?

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