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#1 Re: Ganesh's Puzzles » Oral puzzles » Today 01:58:19

Hi bobbym,

The solution #1885 is correct. Unblemished!

#1886. Find the Greatest Common Divisor of

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#2 Re: Ganesh's Puzzles » General Quiz » Today 01:49:08

Hi bobbym,

The Answers : #5257 - Ernest Lawrence and #5258 - Percy Williams Bridgman.

The Answer #5257 is correct. Excellent, bobbym!

#5259. Name the American physicist and inventor; along with John Bardeen and Walter Houser Brattain, he co-invented the transistor, for which all three were awarded the 1956 Nobel Prize in Physics.

#5260. Name the  Soviet physicist who made fundamental contributions to many areas of theoretical physics; his accomplishments include the independent co-discovery of the density matrix method in quantum mechanics (alongside John von Neumann), the quantum mechanical theory of diamagnetism, the theory of superfluidity, the theory of second-order phase transitions. He received the 1962 Nobel Prize in Physics for his development of a mathematical theory of superfluidity that accounts for the properties of liquid helium II at a temperature below 2.17 K (−270.98°C).

#3 Re: Ganesh's Puzzles » Oral puzzles » Yesterday 14:53:33

Hi bobbym,

The solution #1884 is correct. Awesome!

#1885. Find the Greatest Common Divisor of

#4 Re: Ganesh's Puzzles » General Quiz » Yesterday 14:46:39

Hi bobbym,

The Answers : #5255 - Paul Adrien Maurice Dirac and #5256 - Carl David Anderson.

The Answer #5255 is correct, bobbym! Brilliant!

#5257. Name the pioneering American nuclear scientist, winner of the Nobel Prize for Physics in 1939 for his invention of the cyclotron. He is also known for his work on uranium-isotope separation for the Manhattan Project.

#5258. Name the American physicist who won the 1946 Nobel Prize in Physics for his work on the physics of high pressures. He also wrote extensively on the scientific method and on other aspects of the philosophy of science. In 1905, he began investigating the properties of matter under high pressure. A machinery malfunction led him to modify his pressure apparatus; the result was a new device enabling him to create pressures eventually exceeding 100,000 kgf/cm² (10 GPa; 100,000 atmospheres).

#5 Re: Ganesh's Puzzles » 10 second questions » Yesterday 02:16:25

Hi bobbym,

The solution #5157 is correct. Excellent!

#5159. If the ratio of areas of two squares is 225:256, then the what is the ratio of their perimeters?

#5160. If each side of a square is increased by 50%, then what is the ratio of the area of the resulting square to that of the given square?

#6 Re: Ganesh's Puzzles » 10 second questions » Yesterday 01:45:43

Hi bobbym,

The solution #5158 is correct. Excellent!

Regarding #5157, you got it right! I shall wait for your solution!

#7 Re: Ganesh's Puzzles » General Quiz » Yesterday 01:22:30

Hi bobbym,

The Answers #5253 and #5254 are Max Planck and Johannes Stark.

The Answer #5253 is correct. Good work, bobbym!

#5255. Name the English theoretical physicist who made fundamental contributions to the early development of both quantum mechanics and quantum electrodynamics. He shared the Nobel Prize in Physics for 1933 with Erwin Schrödinger, "for the discovery of new productive forms of atomic theory". He also did work that forms the basis of modern attempts to reconcile general relativity with quantum mechanics.

#5256. Name the American physicist who is best known for his discovery of the positron in 1932, an achievement for which he received the 1936 Nobel Prize in Physics, and of the muon in 1936.

#8 Re: Ganesh's Puzzles » Oral puzzles » Yesterday 01:00:25

Hi bobbym,

#1884. Find the Greatest Common Divisor of

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#9 Re: Ganesh's Puzzles » 10 second questions » 2014-07-25 20:06:58

Hi bobbym,

The solutions #5155 and #5156 are correct. Marvelous!

#5157. What is the ratio of the area of a square to that of the square drawn on its diagonal?

#5158. What is the ratio of the areas of two squares, one having its diagonal double than the other?

#10 Re: Ganesh's Puzzles » General Quiz » 2014-07-25 12:04:01

Hi bobbym,

The Answers #5251 and #5252 are correct. Marvelous!

#5253. Name the German theoretical physicist who originated quantum theory, which won him the Nobel Prize in Physics in 1918. He made many contributions to theoretical physics, but his fame rests primarily on his role as originator of the quantum theory. This theory revolutionized human understanding of atomic and subatomic processes, just as Albert Einstein’s theory of relativity revolutionized the understanding of space and time.

#5254. Name the  German physicist, and Physics Nobel Prize laureate who in 1919, won the Nobel Prize in Physics for his "discovery of the Doppler effect in canal rays and the splitting of spectral lines in electric fields".

#11 Re: Ganesh's Puzzles » 10 second questions » 2014-07-25 11:45:01

Hi bobbym,

The solution #5153 is correct. Excellent, bobbym!

#5155. If the length of the diagonal of a square is 20 centimeters, then what should its perimeter be?

#5156. The area of a square field is 69696 square centimeters. What would its diagonal be equal to?

#12 Re: Ganesh's Puzzles » Oral puzzles » 2014-07-25 11:23:45

Hi bobbym,

The solution #1882 is correct. Splendid!

#1883. Find the Greatest Common Divisor of

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#14 Re: Ganesh's Puzzles » General Quiz » 2014-07-18 00:30:18

Hi bobbym,

#5251. Name one of the major English Romantic poets and is regarded by critics as amongst the finest lyric poets in the English language. A radical in his poetry as well as his political and social views, he did not achieve fame during his lifetime, but recognition for his poetry grew steadily following his death. He was perhaps best known for such classic poems as Ozymandias, Ode to the West Wind, To a Skylark, Music, When Soft Voices Die, The Cloud and The Masque of Anarchy.

#5252. Name the Russian professional tennis player who as of July 7, 2014 is ranked world No. 6 by the Women's Tennis Association (WTA) and is the top Russian player. A United States resident since 1994, she has won 32 WTA singles titles, including five Grand Slam singles titles. She has also won the year-end WTA Tour Championships in 2004. The WTA has ranked her world No. 1 in singles on five separate occasions, for a total of 21 weeks. She became the world No. 1 for the first time on August 22, 2005, and last held the ranking for the fifth time for four weeks from June 11, 2012 to July 8, 2012.

#15 Re: Ganesh's Puzzles » Oral puzzles » 2014-07-18 00:04:09

Hi bobbym,

The solution #1881 is absolutely right! Remarkable, bobbym!

#1882. Find the Greatest Common Divisor of

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#16 Re: Ganesh's Puzzles » 10 second questions » 2014-07-17 23:55:50

Hi bobbym,

The solution #5151 is correct. Excellent!

#5153. A man walked diagonally across a square lot. Approximately, what was the percent saved by not walking along the edges?

#5154. A man walking at the speed of 4 kilometers per hour crosses a square field diagonally in 3 minutes. What is the area of the field?

#17 Re: Ganesh's Puzzles » General Quiz » 2014-07-17 18:03:45

Hi bobbym,

Excellent, bobbym (#5247)!

#5249. Name the (15 February 1874 – 5 January 1922) polar explorer who led three British expeditions to the Antarctic, and one of the principal figures of the period known as the Heroic Age of Antarctic Exploration. After the race to the South Pole ended in December 1911 with Roald Amundsen's conquest, he turned his attention to what he said was the one remaining great object of Antarctic journeying: the crossing of the continent from sea to sea, via the pole. To this end he made preparations for what became the Imperial Trans-Antarctic Expedition, 1914–17. Disaster struck this expedition when its ship, Endurance, became trapped in pack ice and was slowly crushed before the shore parties could be landed.

#5250. Name the  Soviet/Russian novelist and winner of the 1965 Nobel Prize in Literature. He is known for writing about life and fate of Don Cossacks during Russian revolution, Civil War and collectivization, primarily the famous And Quiet Flows the Don.

#18 Re: Ganesh's Puzzles » 10 second questions » 2014-07-17 17:36:30

Hi bobbym,

The solutions #5149 and #5150 are correct. Stupendous!

#5151. If the perimeter of a rectangle and square, each is equal to 80 centimeters and the difference of their areas is 100 square centimeters, find the sides of the rectangle.

#5152. The cost of fencing a square field @ $20 per meter is $10,800. How much will it cost to lay a three meter wide pavement along the fencing inside the field @ $50 per square meter?

#19 Re: Ganesh's Puzzles » Oral puzzles » 2014-07-17 17:14:44

Hi bobbym and Maburo,


Splendid, Maburo!

#1881.  Find the Greatest Common Divisor of

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#20 Re: Ganesh's Puzzles » 10 second questions » 2014-07-17 00:37:26

Hi bobbym,

#5149. The perimeter of a square is 48 centimeters. The area of a rectangle is 4 square centimeters less than the area of the square. If the length of the rectangle is 14 centimeters, then find its perimeter.

#5150. The area of a rectangle is thrice that of a square. If the length of the rectangle is 40 centimeters and its breadth is 1.5 times that of the side of the square, then what is the side of the square?

#21 Re: Ganesh's Puzzles » Oral puzzles » 2014-07-17 00:19:51

Hi bobbym,

The solution #1879 is correct. Excellent!

#1880. Find the Greatest Common Divisor of

(i)

.

(ii)

.

#22 Re: Ganesh's Puzzles » General Quiz » 2014-07-17 00:07:50

Hi bobbym,

The Answers #5245 (Jean-Paul Sartre) and #5246 (Albert Schweitzer) are correct. Remarkable!

#5247. What does the acronym BRICS signify? (As of 2013, the five BRICS countries represent almost 3 billion people with a combined nominal GDP of US$16.039 trillion and an estimated US$4 trillion in combined foreign reserves. As of 2014, the BRICS nations represented 18 percent of the world economy.)

#5248. Name the former Soviet aviator and cosmonaut who flew aboard Soyuz T-7 in 1982, becoming the second woman in space some 19 years after Valentina Tereshkova. She became the first woman to perform a space walk on July 25, 1984. She conducted an EVA outside the Salyut 7 space station for 3 hours 35 minutes during which she cut and welded metals in space along with her colleague Vladimir Dzhanibekov.

#23 Re: Ganesh's Puzzles » Oral puzzles » 2014-07-16 14:26:52

Hi bobbym,

The solution #1878 (both parts) are correct. Excellent!

#1879. Find the Greatest Common Divisor of

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#24 Re: Ganesh's Puzzles » General Quiz » 2014-07-16 14:16:47

Hi bobbym and Maburo,

Marvelous, bobbym!

Don't loose heart, Maburo! Keep trying!

#5245. Name the French philosopher, playwright, novelist, screenwriter, political activist, biographer, and literary critic (21 June 1905 – 15 April 1980). He was one of the key figures in the philosophy of existentialism and phenomenology, and one of the leading figures in 20th-century French philosophy and Marxism. He was awarded the 1964 Nobel Prize in Literature but refused it, saying that he always declined official honors and that "a writer should not allow himself to be turned into an institution".

#5246. Name the German—and later French—theologian, organist, philosopher, physician, and medical missionary in Africa, also known for his interpretive life of Jesus (14 January 1875 – 4 September 1965). He received the 1952 Nobel Peace Prize for his philosophy of "Reverence for Life", expressed in many ways, but most famously in founding and sustaining a Hospital in Lambaréné, now in Gabon, west central Africa (then French Equatorial Africa).

#25 Re: Ganesh's Puzzles » Oral puzzles » 2014-07-16 00:31:46

Hi bobbym,

The solutions #1877 (both parts) are correct. Neat work!

#1878. Find a quadratic polynomial each with the given numbers as the sum and products of its zeros respectively.

(i)

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(ii)

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