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

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

#3973. Who created the character *Mowgli*?

#3974. Name the Victorian prime minister who was also a famous novelist.

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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****Administrator**- Registered: 2005-06-28
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Hi anonimnystefy,

The solution #3973 is correct. Fantastic!

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****bumpkin**- 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.**** Always satisfy the Prime Directive of getting the right answer above all else.**

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**ganesh****Administrator**- Registered: 2005-06-28
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Hi bobbym and anonimnystefy,

The Answer #3973 is correct (anonimnystefy) and the Answer #3974 is correct too (bobbym). Fantastic!

#3975. Which famous novel starts with this line : "All happy families resemble one another, each unhappy family is unhappy in its own way"?

#3976. Which famous ship was called Pequod?

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****bumpkin**- 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.**** Always satisfy the Prime Directive of getting the right answer above all else.**

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

The Answer #3976 is correct. Good work!

#3977. What is the contribution of Jacobus Henricus van 't Hoff (18521911), Dutch chemist?

#3978. What is the contribution of Hermann Emil Fischer (18521919), German chemist?

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**bobbym****bumpkin**- 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.**** Always satisfy the Prime Directive of getting the right answer above all else.**

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

The Answer #3978 is correct. Neat job!

#3979. What is the Nobel Laureate Johann Friedrich Wilhelm Adolf von Baeyer's (October 31, 1835 August 20, 1917) (German chemist) achievement?

#3980. Ferdinand Frederick Henri Moissan (September 28, 1852 February 20, 1907) was a French chemist who won the 1906 Nobel Prize in Chemistry. What is contribution to chemistry?

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**bobbym****bumpkin**- 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.**** Always satisfy the Prime Directive of getting the right answer above all else.**

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

The Answer #3980 is correct. Excellent!

#3981. Name the Nobel Laureate in Chemistry whose experiment for which won the Nobel Prize consisted of producing a cell-free extract of yeast cells and showing that this "press juice" could ferment sugar. This dealt yet another blow to vitalism by showing that the presence of living yeast cells was not needed for fermentation.

#3982. Name the Baltic German chemist (2 September 1853 4 April 1932) who received the Nobel Prize in Chemistry in 1909 for his work on catalysis, chemical equilibria and reaction velocities.

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**bobbym****bumpkin**- 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.**** Always satisfy the Prime Directive of getting the right answer above all else.**

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

The Answer #3981 (Eduard Buchner) is correct. Brilliant!

#3983. Name the Belgian Roman Catholic priest, astronomer and professor of physics at the Université catholique de Louvain. He was the first known academic to propose the theory of the expansion of the Universe, widely misattributed to Edwin Hubble.

He was also the first to derive what is now known as Hubble's law and made the first estimation of what is now called the Hubble constant, which he published in 1927, two years before Hubble's article.

#3984. Name the French astronomer ((June 26, 1730 April 12, 1817) most notable for publishing an astronomical catalogue consisting of deep sky objects such as nebulae and star clusters. The purpose of the catalogue was to help astronomical observers, in particular comet hunters such as himself, distinguish between permanent and transient visually diffuse objects in the sky.

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**bobbym****bumpkin**- 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.**** Always satisfy the Prime Directive of getting the right answer above all else.**

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

The Answers #3983 and #3984 are correct. Marvelous!

#3985. What is the 'Kuiper Belt'?

#3986. What is the 'Oort Cloud'?

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**bobbym****bumpkin**- 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.**** Always satisfy the Prime Directive of getting the right answer above all else.**

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

The Answers #3985 and #3986 are correct. Excellent!

#3987. What is 'Solar maximum' or 'solar max'?

#3988. What is 'Wormhole'?

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**bobbym****bumpkin**- 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.**** Always satisfy the Prime Directive of getting the right answer above all else.**

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

Both the Answers, #3987 and #3988 are correct. Marvelous!

#3989 What is/are Altiplano?

#3990. What is 'Altocumulus'?

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**bobbym****bumpkin**- 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.**** Always satisfy the Prime Directive of getting the right answer above all else.**

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

The Answers #3989 and #3990 are correct. Good work!

#3991. In which years did London host the Summer Olympic Games till date?

#3992. In which city did the Winter Olympic Games was played in 2010?

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**bobbym****bumpkin**- 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.**** Always satisfy the Prime Directive of getting the right answer above all else.**

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

Partly correct.

The Answer Vancouver, Canada (#3992) is perfect. Marvelous!

#3993. In which year Olympic flag was created by Baron Pierre de Coubertin?

#3994. Name the colors of rings which represent the five continents and colors, the continents of the world and the countries of the world.

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**bobbym****bumpkin**- From: Bumpkinland
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3993 wrote:

I do not know.

3994 wrote:

Red, black, green, yellow and something else.

**In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.****If it ain't broke, fix it until it is.**** Always satisfy the Prime Directive of getting the right answer above all else.**

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