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#1 Re: Ganesh's Puzzles » Oral puzzles » Today 00:24:30

Hi bobbym,

The solution #1927 is perfect. Awesome, bobbym!

#1928. Find the values of 'a' and 'b' of the polynomial is a perfect square:

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#2 Re: Ganesh's Puzzles » 10 second questions » Today 00:19:55

Hi bobbym,

The solutions #5211 and #5212 are perfect. Extraordinary, bobbym!

#5213. A wire is bent in the form of a square encloses an area of 484 square centimeters. What will be the enclosed area when the same wire is bent into a circle?

#5214. A circular wire of radius 42 centimeters is bent in the form of a rectangle whose sides are in the ratio :5. Find the smaller side of the rectangle.

#3 Re: Ganesh's Puzzles » General Quiz » Yesterday 23:52:24

Hi bobbym,

The Answers : #5319 - James Boswell and #5320 - Sandro Botticelli.

The Answer #5320 is perfect. Remarkable, bobbym!

#5321. Name the  English poet  (7 May 1812 – 12 December 1889) and playwright whose mastery of dramatic verse, especially dramatic monologues, made him one of the foremost Victorian poets. His notable works - The Ring and the Book, Men and Women, The Pied Piper of Hamelin, Porphyria's Lover, My Last Duchess.

#5322. Name the former Prime Minister of Norway, a current Special Envoy with the United Nations, and the Deputy Chair of The Elders. She has served as a physician, a Social Democratic politician and a diplomat, and is now an international leader in sustainable development and public health. She served three terms as Norway's Prime Minister: in 1981, in 1986–89, and in 1990–96. She served as Vice-President of Socialist International. She served as the Director General of the UN World Health Organization and is now a Special Envoy on Climate Change for the United Nations Secretary-General, Ban Ki-moon.

#4 Re: Ganesh's Puzzles » Oral puzzles » Yesterday 14:26:31

Hi bobbym,

The solution #1926 is perfect. Remarkable, bobbym!

#1927. Find the values of 'a' and 'b' of the polynomial is a perfect square:

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#5 Re: Ganesh's Puzzles » Oral puzzles » Yesterday 00:55:05

Hi bobbym,

The solution #1925 is correct. Remarkable, bobbym!

#1926. Find the values of 'a' and 'b' of the polynomial is a perfect square:

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#6 Re: Ganesh's Puzzles » 10 second questions » Yesterday 00:50:00

Hi bobbym,

The solutions #5209 and #5210 are correct. Brilliant!

#5211. Between a square of perimeter 44  centimeters and a circle of circumference 44 centimeters, which figure has larger are and by how much?

#5212. A wire is bent in the form of a circle of radius 56 centimeters. If it is bent in the form of a square, then what would its area be?

#7 Re: Ganesh's Puzzles » General Quiz » Yesterday 00:36:11

Hi bobbym,

The Answer #5317 is correct. Marvelous, bobbym!

The Answer #5318 : Norman Ernest Borlaug.

#5319. Name the Scottish lawyer, diarist, ( 29 October 1740 – 19 May 1795) and author born in Edinburgh. He is best known for the biography he wrote of one of his contemporaries, the English literary figure Samuel Johnson, which the modern Johnsonian critic Harold Bloom has claimed is the greatest biography written in the English language.

#5320. Name the  Italian painter of the Early Renaissance (c. 1445 – May 17 1510). He belonged to the Florentine School under the patronage of Lorenzo de' Medici, a movement that Giorgio Vasari would characterize less than a hundred years later as a "golden age", a thought, suitably enough, he expressed at the head of his Vita. His posthumous reputation suffered until the late 19th century; since then his work has been seen to represent the linear grace of Early Renaissance painting. Among his best known works are The Birth of Venus and Primavera.

#8 Re: Ganesh's Puzzles » Oral puzzles » 2014-08-18 14:53:09

Hi bobbym,

#1925. Find the values of 'a' and 'b' of the polynomial is a perfect square:

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#10 Re: Ganesh's Puzzles » 10 second questions » 2014-08-18 00:44:29

Hi bobbym,

The solutions #5207 and #5208 are correct. Excellent, bobbym!

#5209.  The difference between the circumference and the radius of a circle is 37 centimeters. Find the area of the circle.

#5210. The sum of the areas of two circles A and B is equal to the area of a third circle C whose diameter is 30 centimeters. If the diameter of circle A is 18 centimeters, then find the radius of circle B.

#11 Re: Ganesh's Puzzles » Oral puzzles » 2014-08-18 00:30:05

Hi bobbym,

The solution #1923 is perfect. Marvelous, bobbym!

#1924.  Find the square root of the following polynomial by division method:

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#12 Re: Ganesh's Puzzles » General Quiz » 2014-08-18 00:19:18

Hi bobbym,

The Answers : #5315 - Hassanal Bolkiah and #5316 - Ruskin Bond.

#5317. Name the English mathematician, philosopher and logician (2 November 1815 – 8 December 1864) . He worked in the fields of differential equations and algebraic logic, and is now best known as the author of The Laws of Thought. As the inventor of the prototype of what is now called  logic named after him, which became the basis of the modern digital computer, he is regarded in hindsight as a founder of the field of digital electronics.

#5318. Name the American biologist  (March 25, 1914 – September 12, 2009), humanitarian and Nobel laureate who has been called "the father of the Green Revolution", "agriculture's greatest spokesperson" and "The Man Who Saved A Billion Lives". He is one of seven people to have won the Nobel Peace Prize, the Presidential Medal of Freedom and the Congressional Gold Medal and was also awarded the Padma Vibhushan, India's second highest civilian honor.

#13 Re: Ganesh's Puzzles » Oral puzzles » 2014-08-17 14:55:23

Hi bobbym,

The solution #1922 is correct. Brilliant, bobbym!

#1923. Find the square root of the following polynomial by division method:

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#14 Re: Ganesh's Puzzles » Oral puzzles » 2014-08-17 00:47:14

Hi bobbym,

The solution #1921 is correct. Remarkable!

#1922. Find the square root of the polynomial by division method:

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#15 Re: Ganesh's Puzzles » 10 second questions » 2014-08-17 00:40:24

Hi KCA and bobbym,

KCA : The solution #5204 is perfect. Good work!

The solutions #5203, #5204, #5205 and #5206 are correct. Fantastic performance, bobbym!

#5207. Find the circumference of a circle whose area is 24.64 square meters.

#5208. If the circumference and area of a circle are numerically equal, then what is the diameter equal to?

#16 Re: Ganesh's Puzzles » General Quiz » 2014-08-17 00:18:38

Hi bobbym,

The Answer #5313 is correct. Excellent!

The Answer #5314 : Simon Bolivar.

#5315. Name the 29th and current Sultan and Yang Di-Pertuan of Brunei. He is also the first and incumbent Prime Minister of Brunei. The eldest son of Sir Muda Omar Ali Saifuddien III and Rani Isteri Pengiran Anak Damit, he succeeded to the throne as the Sultan of Brunei, following the abdication of his father on 4 October 1967.
The sultan is worth an estimated $20 billion and lives in a 1,800-room palace.

#5316. Name the  Indian author of British descent; (born 19 May 1934)  the Indian Council for Child Education recognised his pioneering role in the growth of children's literature in India, and awarded him the Sahitya Akademi Award in 1992 for Our Trees Still Grow in Dehra, given by the Sahitya Akademi, India's National Academy of Literature. He was awarded the Padma Shri in 1999 and Padma Bhushan in 2014. He now lives with his adopted family in Landour, in Mussoorie. His novel, The Flight of Pigeons, has been adapted into the film Junoon. The Room on the Roof has been adapted into a BBC-produced TV series. Several stories have been incorporated in the school curriculum in India, including "The Night Train at Deoli", "Time Stops at Shamli" and Our Trees Still Grow in Dehra. In 2007, the Bollywood director Vishal Bhardwaj made a film based on his popular novel for children, The Blue Umbrella. The movie won the National Award for Best Children's film.

#17 Re: Ganesh's Puzzles » 10 second questions » 2014-08-16 15:54:59

Hi bobbym,

You have missed problems #5203, #5204, #5205 and #5206!

#18 Re: Ganesh's Puzzles » Oral puzzles » 2014-08-16 15:51:46

Hi bobbym,

The solution #1920 is correct. Marvelous!

#1921. Find the square root of the polynomial by division method:

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#19 Re: Ganesh's Puzzles » Oral puzzles » 2014-08-16 00:58:48

Hi bobbym,

The solution #1919 is correct. Excellent!

#1920. Find the square root of

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#20 Re: Ganesh's Puzzles » 10 second questions » 2014-08-16 00:52:56

Hi bobbym,

#5205. The area of a circle of radius 5 is numerically what percent of its circumference?

#5206. A man runs round a circular field of radius 50 meters at the speed of 12 kilometers per hour. What is the time taken (approximately) by the man to take 20 rounds of the field?

#21 Re: Ganesh's Puzzles » General Quiz » 2014-08-16 00:40:30

Hi bobbym,

The Answer #5311 is perfect. Marvelous, bobbym!

The Answer #5312 : Ernest Bloch.

#5313. Name the  Danish physicist (7 October 1885 – 18 November 1962) who made foundational contributions to understanding atomic structure and quantum theory, for which he received the Nobel Prize in Physics in 1922. He was also a philosopher and a promoter of scientific research.

#5314. Name the military and political leader (24 July 1783 – 17 December 1830) who played a key role in Latin America's successful struggle for independence from the Spanish Empire, and is today considered one of the most influential politicians in the history of the Americas. Following the triumph over the Spanish monarchy, he participated in the foundation of the first union of independent nations in Hispanic-America, a republic, now known as Gran Colombia, of which he was president from 1819 to 1830. He is regarded as a hero, visionary, revolutionary, and liberator in Hispanic-America.

#22 Re: Ganesh's Puzzles » Oral puzzles » 2014-08-15 14:23:40

Hi bobbym,

The solution #1918 is perfect. Neat job!

#1919. Find the square root of

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#23 Re: Ganesh's Puzzles » Oral puzzles » 2014-08-15 00:54:53

Hi bobbym,

The solution #1917 is correct. Good work!

#1918.  Find the square root of

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#24 Re: Ganesh's Puzzles » 10 second questions » 2014-08-15 00:48:21

Hi bobbym,

The solutions #5201 and #5202 are correct. Excellent!

#5203. If a square and a rhombus stand on the same base, then the ratio of the areas of the square and rhombus is
(1) greater than 1
(2) equal to 1
(c) equal to half
(d) equal to 1/4

#5204. The two parallel sides of a trapezium are 1.5 meters and 2.5 meters respectively. If the perpendicular distance between them is 6.5 meters, find the area of the  trapezium.

#25 Re: Ganesh's Puzzles » General Quiz » 2014-08-15 00:19:17

Hi bobbym,

The Answers : #5309 - Bhāskara II or Bhāskarāchārya and #5310 - Sabeer Bhatia.

The Answer #5309 is correct. Splendid, bobbym!

#5311. Name the English painter, poet and printmaker (28 November 1757 – 12 August 1827). Largely unrecognised during his lifetime, he is now considered a seminal figure in the history of the poetry and visual arts of the Romantic Age. His prophetic poetry has been said to form "what is in proportion to its merits the least read body of poetry in the English language".  In 2002, he was placed at number 38 in the BBC's poll of the 100 Greatest Britons. His work include Songs of Innocence and of Experience, The Marriage of Heaven and Hell, The Four Zoas, Jerusalem, Milton, And did those feet in ancient time.

#5312. Name the  20th-century Swiss-born American composer (July 24, 1880 – July 15, 1959). He was born in Geneva to Jewish parents and began playing the violin at age 9. He began composing soon after. He studied music at the conservatory in Brussels, where his teachers included the celebrated Belgian violinist Eugène Ysaÿe. He then travelled around Europe, moving to Germany (where he studied composition from 1900–1901 with Iwan Knorr at the Hoch Conservatory in Frankfurt), on to Paris in 1903 and back to Geneva before settling in the United States in 1916, taking American citizenship in 1924.

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