Against overwhelming odds, Alexander led his army to victories across the Persian territories of Asia Minor, Syria and Egypt without suffering a single defeat.
_____ (Q) His greatest victory was at the Battle of Gaugamela, in what is now northern Iraq, in 331 BC.
_____ (R) This was united by a common Greek language and culture, while the king himself adopted foreign customs in order to rule his millions of ethnically diverse subjects.
_____ (S) The young king of Macedonia, leader of the Greeks, overlord of Asia Minor and pharaoh of Egypt thus became 'great king' of Persia at the age of 25.
_____ (T) The entire area from Greece in the west, north to the Danube, south into Egypt and as far to the east as the Indian Punjab, was linked together in a vast international network of trade and commerce.
_____ (U) Over the next eight years, in his capacity as king, commander, politician, scholar and explorer, Alexander led his army a further 11,000 miles, founding over 70 cities and creating an empire that stretched across three continents and covered around two million square miles.
Pressure and temperature within the earth increase gradually with distance below the surface.
_____ (Q) This molten material is MAGMA, and is normally less dense than the overlying solid rock.
_____ (R) At depths of several tens of miles the material which makes up the earth's crust (depending upon its composition) may become partially molten.
_____ (S) The intrusive magma which has cooled and solidified is known as IGNEOUS ROCK (granite, granodiorite, diorite, gabbro).
_____ (T) As the magma is subjected to tectonic forces, it may be squeezed upward along weak zones in the crust.
_____ (U) This process by which magma penetrates the crustal rock is called INTRUSION.
Answers are below:
Alexander --------> 1,5,2,4,3 1=Q, 5=R, 2=S, 4=T, 3=U
Sun Dance -------> 4,2,5,3,1
Scorpions ---------> 3,1,4,2,5
Igneous Rock -------> 2,1,5,3,4
Chopin ---------> 5,4,3,2,1
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