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#3626 2014-01-19 01:01:27

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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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#3627 2014-01-19 03:43:59

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Hi bobbym,

Good attempt, bobbym!

#3649. Name the Irish poet and dramatist (1865-1939) who was perhaps the greatest poet of the 20th century. He won the Nobel Prize for literature in 1923 and was the leader of the Irish Literary Renaissance.

#3650. Name the Russian politician and the first President of the Russian Federation, serving from 1991 to 1999.


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#3628 2014-01-19 03:57:57

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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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#3629 2014-01-19 23:37:10

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Hi bobbym,

The Answer #3650 is correct. Good work!

#3651. Name the German inventor who designed and manufactured the first motorized, rigid-frame dirigible balloon (1900).

#3652. Name the French soccer player; the son of Algerian immigrants, he  was an attacking midfielder and one of the finest contemporary footballers. He played for France's Cannes (1987-92) and Girondins (1992-96), Italy's Juventus (1996-2001), and Spain's Real Madrid (2001-6), racking up major championships and cups with each squad. European footballer of the year in 1998, he also was a four-time world footballer of the year (1998, 2000, 2003, 2006).


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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#3630 2014-01-20 00:10:14

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#3631 2014-01-20 00:34:08

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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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#3632 2014-01-20 01:11:01

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Hi Nehushtan and bobbym,

The Answer #3651 is correct, bobbym! Very well done!

The Answer #3652 is correct, Nehushtan! Good work!

#3653. What does the Geiger counter measure?

#3654. What is a 'cosmic year'?


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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#3633 2014-01-20 01:22:55

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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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#3634 2014-01-20 15:16:23

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Hi bobbym,

The Answer #3653 is perfect. Neat work!

#3655. Which organization has the motto 'Be prepared'?

#3656. What was the name of the mission that first landed men on the moon?


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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#3635 2014-01-20 21:54:38

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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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#3636 2014-01-20 23:01:21

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Hi bobbym,

The Answer #3656 is correct. Good work!

#3657. What are the most reliable industrial shares on a stock exchange called?

#3658. Where is Neanderthal?


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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#3637 2014-01-20 23:09:34

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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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#3638 2014-01-20 23:27:45

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Hi bobbym,

The Answers #3657 and #3658 are correct. Excellent!

#3659. Which country has a flag which is a white cross on a red background?

#3660. What was Fleet Street famous for?


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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#3639 2014-01-20 23:30:05

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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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#3640 2014-01-20 23:46:17

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Hi bobbym,

The Answer #3659 is correct. Well done!

#3661. Which two bodies of land are separated by the Strait of Messina?

#3662. Which sea surrounds the island of Majorca?


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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#3641 2014-01-20 23:50:09

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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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#3642 2014-01-21 00:52:48

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Hi bobbym,

The Answers #3661 and #3662 are both correct. Marvelous!

#3663. Where is the Headquarters of 'Asia-Pacific Economic Co-operation'?

#3664. Where is the Headquarters of 'The Asian Development Bank'?


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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#3643 2014-01-21 02:49:35

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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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#3644 2014-01-21 23:12:28

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Hi bobbym,

#3665. What do you call elements with Atomic Number between 57 and 71?

#3666. What are the four forces of nature?


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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#3645 2014-01-21 23:16:09

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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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#3646 2014-01-21 23:26:57

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Hi bobbym,

The Answers #3665 and #3666 are correct. Brilliant!

#3667. Two scientists independently discovered differential and integral calculus. Who were they?

#3668. For what is 'lockjaw' another name?


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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#3647 2014-01-21 23:34:00

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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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#3648 2014-01-21 23:49:49

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Hi bobbym,

The Answers #3667 and #3668 are correct. Remarkable!

#3669. AGK1 was initiated by Friedrich Argelander in 1867, prepared using data from meridian circles at 17 observatories around the world, and published between 1890 and 1954. What does AGK signify?

#3670. Name the most abundant metallic element in Earth's crust.


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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#3649 2014-01-22 00:00:02

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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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#3650 2014-01-22 00:13:24

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Hi bobbym,

#3671. What did Jethro Tull (1674-1741) invent?

#3672. What is 'homeostasis'?


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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