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Ripley's Believe It or Not! #c102(10/7/2007)

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"Again!?" The town of Salzburg, Austria, has a cable channel that plays the movie, "The Sound of Music," 24 hours a day, every day of the year!

Iqbal Ahmed of Nagpur, India created a functioning steam engine the size of a fingernail!

Austrian and Prussian soldiers stole so many crops from farmers during the war of Bavarian Succession (1778-1779) that it became known as the "Potato War"!

< TASK > Answer the questions.

(1) Which town has a cable channel that plays only the movie "The Sound of Music"?

(2) What kind of engine was created in India?

(3) Why did the war of Bavarian Succession became known as the "Potato War"?

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