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**ganesh****Moderator**- Registered: 2005-06-28
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Hi bobbym and ShivamS,

The Answers #3947 and #3948 are correct. Marvelous, bobbym and ShivamS!

#3949. What is the present name of the place Columbus called 'Guanahani'?

#3950. What was the Russian version of the Space Shuttle called?

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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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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**ganesh****Moderator**- Registered: 2005-06-28
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Hi bobbym,

The Answer #3950 is also correct. Neat work!

#3951. How was SOS represented in Morse?

#3952. Who is/was Leonard Cheshire?

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

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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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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**ganesh****Moderator**- Registered: 2005-06-28
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Hi bobbym,

The Answer #3951 is correct. Good work!

#3953. Who is the only US president who has resigned from office?

#3954. What was Reunification Hall in Ho Chi Min city known as?

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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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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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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**ganesh****Moderator**- Registered: 2005-06-28
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Hi bobbym,

The Answer #3953 is correct. Good work, bobbym!

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#3955. Which important experiment was performed at Walden Pond and by whom?

#3956. Which institution has this motto - 'My word is my bond'?

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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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.**

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**ganesh****Moderator**- Registered: 2005-06-28
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Hi bobbym,

The Answer #3955 is correct. Excellent!

#3957. Who called charity "the opium of the privileged"?

#3958. Which company did Akio Morita found? To what did he change its name?

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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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.**

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**ganesh****Moderator**- Registered: 2005-06-28
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Hi bobbym,

The Answer #3958 is correct. Good work!

#3959. Of which river is Lake Tana in Ethiopia the source?

#3960. The Greek god of sleep is the father of the Greek god of dreams. Give both their names.

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**anonimnystefy****Real Member**- From: Harlan's World
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Hi ganesh

Here lies the reader who will never open this book. He is forever dead.

Taking a new step, uttering a new word, is what people fear most. ― Fyodor Dostoyevsky, Crime and Punishment

The knowledge of some things as a function of age is a delta function.

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**ganesh****Moderator**- Registered: 2005-06-28
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Hi anonimnystefy,

The Answer #3960 is correct. Marvelous!

I shall wait for bobbym's Answers #3959 and #3960.

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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Hi;

Sorry for the delay had some chores to do.

**In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.****If it ain't broke, fix it until it is.**

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**ganesh****Moderator**- Registered: 2005-06-28
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Hi anonimnyrstefy and bobbym,

The Answer #3960 is correct, anonimnystefy (100%) and bobbym (50%)! Marvelous!

#3961. Why is the Big Ben called the Big Ben?

#3962. What is a Dutch door?

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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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.**

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**ganesh****Moderator**- Registered: 2005-06-28
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Hi bobbym,

#3963. When James A Naismith invented basketball in 1891 how many players were there in each team? Why?

#3964. On which flight did man first circle the moon?

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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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.**

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**ganesh****Moderator**- Registered: 2005-06-28
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Hi bobbym,

The Answer #3963 is partly correct! Good work!

#3965. Elevators were invented before Elisha Otis invented hi. Then why is he credited with having invented the elevator?

#3966. A list made by Antipater of Sidon in the second century BCE is very famous. What is on it?

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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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.**

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**ganesh****Moderator**- Registered: 2005-06-28
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Hi bobbym,

However, your reasoning seems perfectly in order.

#3967. Name the three largest countries in the world, in correct sequence.

#3968. What are these : the dowel, the mortise and tenon and the dovetail?

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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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.**

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**ganesh****Moderator**- Registered: 2005-06-28
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Hi bobbym,

The Answers #3967 and #3968 are correct. Marvelous!

#3969. What was Anton Chekov's profession?

#3970. Marcus Aurelius, stoic philosopher and author of *Meditations* has another claim to fame. What is it?

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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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.**

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**ganesh****Moderator**- Registered: 2005-06-28
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Hi bobbym,

The Answer #3970 is correct. Excellent!

#3971. Give the novelist George Eliot's real name.

#3972. Who was Dr. Samuel Johnson's biographer?

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