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  2. Driving under the influence - Wikipedia

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    Police often operate sobriety checkpoints without advance notice, and it is a criminal offense to refuse a sobriety test. Driving under the influence of alcohol results in suspension or disqualification of driver's license. United Kingdom. In United Kingdom law it is a criminal offence to be drunk in charge of a motor vehicle. The determination ...

  3. Standardized test - Wikipedia

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    The teacher goes around the room and asks each student a different question. Some questions are harder than others. Driving Practical skills Each driving student is asked to do the same things, and they are all evaluated by the same standards. Some driving students have to drive on a highway, but others only have to drive slowly around the block.

  4. Big Five personality traits - Wikipedia

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    The Big Five personality traits have been assessed in some non-human species but methodology is debatable. In one series of studies, human ratings of chimpanzees using the Hominoid Personality Questionnaire, revealed factors of extraversion, conscientiousness and agreeableness – as well as an additional factor of dominance – across hundreds of chimpanzees in zoological parks, a large ...

  5. Insurance - Wikipedia

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    Property insurance as we know it today can be traced to the Great Fire of London, which in 1666 devoured more than 13,000 houses.The devastating effects of the fire converted the development of insurance "from a matter of convenience into one of urgency, a change of opinion reflected in Sir Christopher Wren's inclusion of a site for "the Insurance Office" in his new plan for London in 1667."

  6. Social mobility - Wikipedia

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    Social mobility is the movement of individuals, families, households, or other categories of people within or between social strata in a society. It is a change in social status relative to one's current social location within a given society.

  7. Fallacy - Wikipedia

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    The increasing availability and circulation of big data are driving a proliferation of new metrics for scholarly authority, and there is lively discussion regarding the relative usefulness of such metrics for measuring the value of knowledge production in the context of an "information tsunami."

  8. Grenfell Tower fire - Wikipedia

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    On 14 June 2017, a high-rise fire broke out in the 24-storey Grenfell Tower block of flats in North Kensington, West London, at 00:54 BST. 72 people died, including two who later died in hospital, with more than 70 others being injured and 223 people escaping.

  9. World War II - Wikipedia

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    World War II or the Second World War, often abbreviated as WWII or WW2, was a global war that lasted from 1939 to 1945. It involved the vast majority of the world's countries—including all of the great powers—forming two opposing military alliances: the Allies and the Axis powers.