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#1 Re: Ganesh's Puzzles » Series and Progressions » Yesterday 23:16:35


The solution SP #347 is correct. Excellent, bobbym!

SP #348. The first three terms of an A.P. respectively are 3y - 1, 3y + 5 and 5y + 1. Find the value of y.

#2 Re: Ganesh's Puzzles » General Quiz » Yesterday 19:27:09


The Answer #6515 is correct. Neat work, bobbym!

#6517.  Name the Canadian short story writer and Nobel Prize winner (born 10 July 1931). Her work has been described as having revolutionized the architecture of short stories, especially in its tendency to move forward and backward in time. Her stories have been said to "embed more than announce, reveal more than parade." She is the  the recipient of many literary accolades, including the 2013 Nobel Prize in Literature for her work as "master of the contemporary short story", and the 2009 Man Booker International Prize for her lifetime body of work. She is also a three-time winner of Canada's Governor General's Award for fiction and was the recipient of the Writers' Trust of Canada's 1996 Marian Engel Award, as well as the 2004 Rogers Writers' Trust Fiction Prize for Runaway.

#6518.  Name the French poet and essayist (16 March 1839 - 6 September 1907). He was the first ever winner of the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1901. Born in Paris, Prudhomme originally studied to be an engineer, but turned to philosophy and later to poetry; he declared it as his intention to create scientific poetry for modern times. In character sincere and melancholic, he was linked to the Parnassus school, although, at the same time, his work displays characteristics of its own.

#3 Re: Ganesh's Puzzles » Oral puzzles » Yesterday 19:01:58


The solution #3728 is correct. Good work, bobbym!

#3729. If

, find the value of

#4 Re: Ganesh's Puzzles » Mensuration » Yesterday 18:51:15


The solution M # 259 is correct. Good work, bobbym!

M # 260. A piece of wire 20 cm long is bent in the form of an arc of a circle subtending an angle of 60° at its center. Find the radius of the circle.

#5 Re: Ganesh's Puzzles » 10 second questions » Yesterday 18:42:18


The solution set in #6144 is correct. Neat work, bobbym!

#6145. Solve for x and y:

#6 Re: Ganesh's Puzzles » Mensuration » Yesterday 14:55:50


The solution M #258 is correct. Marvelous, bobbym!

M #259. Find the area of the sector of a circle when the angle of the sector is 63° and the diameter of the circle is 20 cm.


#7 Re: Ganesh's Puzzles » General Quiz » Yesterday 14:40:00


#6515. Name the Polish composer and virtuoso pianist of the Romantic era who wrote primarily for the solo piano  (1 March 1810 – 17 October 1849). He gained and has maintained renown worldwide as a leading musician of his era, whose "poetic genius was based on a professional technique that was without equal in his generation." He was born in what was then the Duchy of Warsaw and grew up in Warsaw, which in 1815 became part of Congress Poland. A child prodigy, he completed his musical education and composed his earlier works in Warsaw before leaving Poland at the age of 20, less than a month before the outbreak of the November 1830 Uprising.

#6516.  Name the French sculptor (12 November 1840 – 17 November 1917). Although he is generally considered the progenitor of modern sculpture, he did not set out to rebel against the past. He was schooled traditionally, took a craftsman-like approach to his work, and desired academic recognition, although he was never accepted into Paris's foremost school of art. Sculpturally, he possessed a unique ability to model a complex, turbulent, deeply pocketed surface in clay. Many of his most notable sculptures were roundly criticized during his lifetime. They clashed with predominant figurative sculpture traditions, in which works were decorative, formulaic, or highly thematic.

#8 Re: Ganesh's Puzzles » 10 second questions » Yesterday 14:04:55


The solution #6143 is correct. Good work, bobbym!

#6144. Solve for x and y:

#9 Re: Ganesh's Puzzles » Oral puzzles » Yesterday 13:54:50


The solution #3727 is correct. Neat work, bobbym!

#3728. If

, find the value of

#10 Re: Exercises » Compute the solution: » Yesterday 13:47:08


The solution 632 is correct. Splendid, bobbym!

633. Find the coordinates of points which trisect the line segment joining (1,-2) and (-3,4).

#11 Re: Ganesh's Puzzles » Oral puzzles » Yesterday 01:05:55


The solution #3726 is correct. Marvelous, bobbym!

#3727. Find the value of x:


#12 Re: Ganesh's Puzzles » 10 second questions » Yesterday 00:57:49


The solution #6142 (two values) is correct. Immaculate, bobbym!

#6143. Half the perimeter of a garden, whose length is 4 more than its width is 36 m. Find the dimensions of the garden.

#13 Re: Ganesh's Puzzles » General Quiz » Yesterday 00:48:08


The Answer #6511 is correct. Neat work, bobbym!

#6513. What is 'Order of Friendship'?

#6514. The Presidential Medal of Freedom is an award bestowed by the President of the United States and is - along with the comparable Congressional Gold Medal - the highest civilian award of the United States. It was established in 1963 by President John F. Kennedy, superseding the Medal of Freedom that was established by President Harry S. Truman in 1945 to honor civilian service during World War II. In which year did Bill Gates get the award his for Philanthropy?

#14 Re: Ganesh's Puzzles » Series and Progressions » 2017-03-28 22:07:26


The solution SP #346 is correct. Neat work, bobbym!

SP #347. If the sum of n terms of an A.P. is

, then which of its terms is 164?

#15 Re: Ganesh's Puzzles » Mensuration » 2017-03-28 21:55:35


The solution M #257 is correct. Marvelous, bobbym!

M #258. The slant height of the frustum of a cone is 4 cm, and the perimeter of its circular bases are 18 cm and 6 cm respectively. Find the curved surface area of the frustum.

#16 Re: Ganesh's Puzzles » 10 second questions » 2017-03-28 21:48:30


The solution #6141 (two values) is correct. Keep it up, bobbym!

#6142. Solve:

#17 Re: Ganesh's Puzzles » Oral puzzles » 2017-03-28 21:42:00


The solution #3725 is correct (three parts). Excellent, bobbym!

#3726. Evaluate:


#18 Re: Ganesh's Puzzles » General Quiz » 2017-03-28 15:12:38


The Answer #6510 is correct. Neat work, bobbym!

#6511. Name the city which was established in 1724 by a Spanish soldier, Bruno Mauricio de Zabala, as a strategic move amidst the Spanish-Portuguese dispute over the platine region. It was also under brief British rule in 1807. It hosted all the matches during the first FIFA World Cup. It has consistently been rated as having the highest quality of life of any city in Latin America: by 2015 it has held this rank every year during the last decade.

#6512. Name the Brazilian racing driver  (21 March 1960 - 1 May 1994) who won three Formula One world championships for McLaren in 1988, 1990 and 1991 and is regarded as one of the greatest Formula One drivers of all time. He was killed in an accident while leading the 1994 San Marino Grand Prix for Williams. He  has often been voted as the best and most influential Formula One driver of all time in various motorsport polls.

#19 Re: Ganesh's Puzzles » Series and Progressions » 2017-03-28 14:45:27


The solution SP#345 is perfect. Excellent, bobbym!

SP #346. In a flower bed there are 23 rose plants in the first row, 21 in the second row, 19 in the third row and so on. There are five plants in the last row. How many rows are there in the flower bed?

#20 Re: Ganesh's Puzzles » Mensuration » 2017-03-28 14:34:16


The solution M #256 (two parts) is correct. Splendid, bobbym!

M #257. A bucket is in the form of a frustum of a cone and holds 28.490 liters of water. The radii of the top and bottom are 28 cm and 21 cm respectively. Find the height of the bucket.


#21 Re: Exercises » Compute the solution: » 2017-03-28 14:18:16


The solution 631 is correct. Brilliant, bobbym!

632. In what ratio does the point C (3/5,11/5) divide the line segment joining the points A(3,5) and B(-3,-2)?

#22 Re: Ganesh's Puzzles » General Quiz » 2017-03-28 12:26:39


The Answer #6508 is correct. Good work, bobbym!

#6509. What is 'Hyponatremia'?

#6510. It is an extra administration of a vaccine after an earlier (prime) dose. After initial immunization, it is a re-exposure to the immunizing antigen. It is intended to increase immunity against that antigen back to protective levels, after memory against that antigen has declined through time.  What is it?

#23 Re: Ganesh's Puzzles » Series and Progressions » 2017-03-27 23:55:36


The solution SP #344 is perfect. Excellent, bobbym!

SP #345. Along a road lie an odd number of stones placead at intervals of 10 meters. These stones have to be assembled around the middle stone. A person can carry only one stone at a time. A man carried the job with one of the end stones by carrying them in succession. In carrying all the stones he covered a distance of 3 km. Find the number of stones.

#24 Re: Ganesh's Puzzles » General Quiz » 2017-03-27 23:17:05


The Answer #6506 is partially correct. Good work, bobbym!

#6507. Kunda Culture, with its roots in Swiderian culture, is a mesolithic hunter-gatherer communities of the Baltic forest zone extending eastwards through Latvia into northern Russia dating to the period 8000-5000 BC by calibrated radiocarbon dating. It is named after the this town of Kunda, about 110 kilometres (70 mi) east of Tallinn along the Gulf of Finland, near where the first extensively studied settlement was discovered on Lammasmäe Hill and in the surrounding peat bog. The oldest known Kunda culture settlement in this nation is Pulli settlement. The Kunda Culture is succeeded by the Narva culture who use pottery and show some traces of food production. In which nation is it?

#6508. It was created by Theodor Tobler (1876-1941) in Bern, Switzerland, in 1908. Theodor Tobler, with his cousin Emil Baumann, developed a unique milk chocolate including nougat, almonds and honey with a distinctive triangular shape. The image of a bear is hidden in the Matterhorn high mountain, symbolizing the town of the chocolate's origin. The triangular shape of the Matterhorn in the Swiss Alps is commonly believed to have given Theodor Tobler his inspiration for the shape of it. Name it.

#25 Re: Ganesh's Puzzles » General Quiz » 2017-03-27 22:06:24


Both the Answers, #6503 and #6504, are correct. Excellent, bobbym!

#6505. Where or what is 'White Russia'?

#6506. What is 'Benelux'?

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