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#3601 2014-01-16 21:00:31

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Hi;


In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
If it ain't broke, fix it until it is.
A number by itself is useful, but it is far more useful to know how accurate or certain that number is.

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#3602 2014-01-17 00:03:48

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Hi bobbym,

The Answers #3623 and #3624 are correct. Marvelous!

#3625.What is 'dendrochronology'?

#3626. What was Karl Landsteiner's contribution to medicine?


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#3603 2014-01-17 00:28:14

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Re: General Quiz

Hi;



In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
If it ain't broke, fix it until it is.
A number by itself is useful, but it is far more useful to know how accurate or certain that number is.

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#3604 2014-01-17 00:36:53

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#3605 2014-01-17 01:45:33

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Hi bobbym and Nehushtan,

The Answer #3625 is correct, Nehushtan! Neat work!

The Answer #3626 is correct, bobbym! Neat job!

#3627.  What is a 'bolide'?

#3628. What does Hooke's law explain?


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#3606 2014-01-17 02:12:09

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Re: General Quiz

Hi ganesh;




In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
If it ain't broke, fix it until it is.
A number by itself is useful, but it is far more useful to know how accurate or certain that number is.

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#3607 2014-01-17 02:58:29

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Hi bobbym,

The Answers #3627 and #3628 are correct. Brilliant!

#3629. Which is the most distant object in the Solar System that can see with one's naked eye?

#3630. What does the sphygmomanometer measure?


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Nothing is better than reading and gaining more and more knowledge - Stephen William Hawking.

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#3608 2014-01-17 03:06:13

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Re: General Quiz

Hi;


In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
If it ain't broke, fix it until it is.
A number by itself is useful, but it is far more useful to know how accurate or certain that number is.

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#3609 2014-01-17 18:21:04

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Hi bobbym,

The Answers #3629 and #3630 are correct. Excellent!

#3631. Admiral Nelson died in 1805 in Trafalgar on the deck of his flagship. What was this ship called?

#3632. What is a 'soviet'?


It is no good to try to stop knowledge from going forward. Ignorance is never better than knowledge - Enrico Fermi. 

Nothing is better than reading and gaining more and more knowledge - Stephen William Hawking.

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#3610 2014-01-17 22:14:12

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Re: General Quiz

Hi;


In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
If it ain't broke, fix it until it is.
A number by itself is useful, but it is far more useful to know how accurate or certain that number is.

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#3611 2014-01-17 23:36:13

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Hi bobbym,

The Answer #3631 is correct. Neat work!

#3633. What does 'perestroika' (in the former Soviet Union) mean?

#3634. What does 'glasnost' (in the former Soviet Union) mean?


It is no good to try to stop knowledge from going forward. Ignorance is never better than knowledge - Enrico Fermi. 

Nothing is better than reading and gaining more and more knowledge - Stephen William Hawking.

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#3612 2014-01-17 23:46:29

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Re: General Quiz

Hi;


In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
If it ain't broke, fix it until it is.
A number by itself is useful, but it is far more useful to know how accurate or certain that number is.

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#3613 2014-01-18 00:57:16

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Hi bobbym,

The Answers #3633 and #3634 are correct. Brilliant!

The Answer #3634 what I learned is 'Openness'.

#3635. Name the German instrument maker (1686-1736) who made the first reliable thermometers. The temperature scale he originated is named after him.

#3636. Name the American writer, theater director and producer, best known as the creator of the popular comic strips 'The Phantom' and 'Mandrake the Magician'.


It is no good to try to stop knowledge from going forward. Ignorance is never better than knowledge - Enrico Fermi. 

Nothing is better than reading and gaining more and more knowledge - Stephen William Hawking.

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#3614 2014-01-18 00:59:25

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Hi ganesh;

Yes, I like openness better.


In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
If it ain't broke, fix it until it is.
A number by itself is useful, but it is far more useful to know how accurate or certain that number is.

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#3615 2014-01-18 01:28:01

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Hi bobbym,

The Answer #3635 is correct. Good work!

#3637. Name the Italian-American physicist (1901-1954), described beta decay, established the properties of slow neutrons, and constructed the first atomic pile.

#3638. In which year did Henry Ford, American industrialist, the founder of the Ford Motor Company, and sponsor of the development of the assembly line technique of mass production, born and which year did he die?


It is no good to try to stop knowledge from going forward. Ignorance is never better than knowledge - Enrico Fermi. 

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#3616 2014-01-18 01:58:30

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Re: General Quiz

Hi;


In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
If it ain't broke, fix it until it is.
A number by itself is useful, but it is far more useful to know how accurate or certain that number is.

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#3617 2014-01-18 18:03:48

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Hi bobbym,

The Answer #3637 is correct. Good work!


#3639. Name the Scottish bacteriologist (1881-1955) who is best known for his discovery of penicillin, which has been hailed as "the greatest contribution medical science ever made to humanity."

#3640. Name the patriot, diplomat, author, printer, scientist, and inventor in the eighteenth century; one of the Founding Fathers of the United States. He was an important early researcher in electricity and proposed the modern model of electrical current. He also demonstrated that lightning was electricity by flying a kite in a thunderstorm and allowing it to be struck by lightning.


It is no good to try to stop knowledge from going forward. Ignorance is never better than knowledge - Enrico Fermi. 

Nothing is better than reading and gaining more and more knowledge - Stephen William Hawking.

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#3618 2014-01-18 18:38:14

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Re: General Quiz

Hi;


In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
If it ain't broke, fix it until it is.
A number by itself is useful, but it is far more useful to know how accurate or certain that number is.

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#3619 2014-01-18 19:14:26

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Hi bobbym,

The Answers #3639 and #3640 are correct. Splendid!

#3641. Name the American inventor, manufacturer of photographic equipment (1854 - 1932).

#3642. Name the French engineer, remembered for Eiffel Tower, Paris and Panama Canal locks (1832 - 1923).


It is no good to try to stop knowledge from going forward. Ignorance is never better than knowledge - Enrico Fermi. 

Nothing is better than reading and gaining more and more knowledge - Stephen William Hawking.

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#3620 2014-01-18 21:53:21

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Re: General Quiz

Hi;



In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
If it ain't broke, fix it until it is.
A number by itself is useful, but it is far more useful to know how accurate or certain that number is.

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#3621 2014-01-18 23:43:54

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Hi bobbym,

The Answer #3641 is correct. Well done!

#3643. Name the Austrian neuropsychologist, founder of psychoanalysis, and one of the major intellectual figures of the 20th century.

#3644. Name the an intentionally American and traditionalist poet in an age of internationalized and experimental art (1874-1963). He used New England idioms, characters, and settings, recalling the roots of American culture, to get at universal experience.


It is no good to try to stop knowledge from going forward. Ignorance is never better than knowledge - Enrico Fermi. 

Nothing is better than reading and gaining more and more knowledge - Stephen William Hawking.

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#3622 2014-01-18 23:48:44

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Re: General Quiz

Hi ganesh;



In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
If it ain't broke, fix it until it is.
A number by itself is useful, but it is far more useful to know how accurate or certain that number is.

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#3623 2014-01-19 00:09:42

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Hi bobbym,

The Answers #3643 and #3644 are both correct. Neat work!

#3645. Name the English poet, philosopher, artist of 'Songs of Innocence'.

#3646. What is the Nationality of Niels Henrik David Bohr (1885-1962), who formulated the first successful explanation of some major lines of the hydrogen spectrum? The Bohr theory of the atom has become the foundation of modern atomic physics.


It is no good to try to stop knowledge from going forward. Ignorance is never better than knowledge - Enrico Fermi. 

Nothing is better than reading and gaining more and more knowledge - Stephen William Hawking.

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#3624 2014-01-19 00:13:26

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Re: General Quiz

Hi ganesh;


In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
If it ain't broke, fix it until it is.
A number by itself is useful, but it is far more useful to know how accurate or certain that number is.

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#3625 2014-01-19 00:53:04

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Hi bobbym,

The Answer #3646 is correct. Good work!

#3647. What is the area (in square kilometers) of the biggest Salt water lake (Caspian Sea)?

#3648. What is the area (in square kilometers) of the biggest Fresh water lake (Superior)?


It is no good to try to stop knowledge from going forward. Ignorance is never better than knowledge - Enrico Fermi. 

Nothing is better than reading and gaining more and more knowledge - Stephen William Hawking.

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