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#4151 2014-06-25 14:57:48

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Hi bobbym,

The Answers #5129 and #5130 are correct. Excellent!

#5131. Name the oldest international film festival in the world. Founded by Count Giuseppe Volpi in 1932 as the "Esposizione Internazionale d'Arte Cinematografica", the festival has since taken place every year in late August or early September.

#5132.  Name the film festival which previews new films of all genres, including documentaries, from around the world. Founded in 1946, it is the most prestigious and publicised film festival in the world.


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#4152 2014-06-25 19:05:58

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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.
No great discovery was ever made without a bold guess.

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#4153 2014-06-25 20:00:47

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Hi bobbym,

The Answer #5132 (The Cannes Film Festival) is perfect. Excellent!

#5133. Which is the deepest point in the Atlantic Ocean?

#5134. Name the deepest point in the Indian Ocean.


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#4154 2014-06-25 21:15:37

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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.
No great discovery was ever made without a bold guess.

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#4155 2014-06-26 01:18:08

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Hi bobbym,

The Answer #5134 is correct. Excellent!

#5135. Name the country which claims to be the oldest surviving sovereign state and constitutional republic in the world, as the continuation of the monastic community founded on 3 September 301 AD.

#5136. Name the country located in the African Great Lakes region of Central Africa. It is the second largest country in Africa by area and the eleventh largest in the world. With a population of over 75 million,it is the nineteenth most populous nation in the world, the fourth most populous nation in Africa, as well as the most populous officially Francophone country.


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

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#4156 2014-06-26 01:33:53

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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.
No great discovery was ever made without a bold guess.

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#4157 2014-06-26 14:18:56

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Hi bobbym,

The Answer #5136 (The Democratic Republic of the Congo) is perfectly right! Excellent, bobbym!

#5137. The Russian Revolution is the collective term for a series of revolutions in Russia which dismantled the Tsarist autocracy and led to the creation of the Russian SFSR. Which year was it?

#5138. James Cook sailed along and mapped the east coast, which he named New South Wales and claimed for Great Britain. In which year was it?


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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#4158 2014-06-26 14:21:38

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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.
No great discovery was ever made without a bold guess.

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#4159 2014-06-26 17:20:55

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Hi bobbym,

The Answers #5137 (1917 AD) and #5138 (1772-1775 AD) are correct. Marvelous!

#5139. What did RSFSR signify?

#5140. What did KGB signify?


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

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#4160 2014-06-26 18:56:25

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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.
No great discovery was ever made without a bold guess.

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#4161 2014-06-26 20:00:01

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Hi bobbym,

Good attempt, bobbym!

#5141. Which is the most populated city in the world?

#5142. Name the two countries with most land borders (14 each).


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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#4162 2014-06-26 20:11:07

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In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
If it ain't broke, fix it until it is.
No great discovery was ever made without a bold guess.

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#4163 2014-06-27 00:31:33

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Hi bobbym,

Your answer and mine are both correct, bobbym (#5141)!

#5143. Name the country which is was the second richest country in the world, with a per capita GDP on a purchasing-power parity (PPP) basis of $80,119.

#5144. Name the country which in 2002, it had become one of the world's richest cities. It became the world's biggest gambling centre in 2006. It the most densely populated region in the world, with a population density of 20,497 persons per square kilometre in 2013.


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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#4164 2014-06-27 02:36:19

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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.
No great discovery was ever made without a bold guess.

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#4165 2014-06-27 15:01:57

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Hi bobbym,

#5145. State the most densely populated country in the world. (with population above 1 million).

#5146. State the second most densely populated country in the world. (with population above 1 million).


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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#4166 2014-06-27 18:46:14

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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.
No great discovery was ever made without a bold guess.

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#4167 2014-06-28 00:36:34

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Hi bobbym,

The Answer #5145 is perfect, bobbym! Splendid!

#5147. What is 'Demography'?

#5148. What is 'Etymology'?


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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#4168 2014-06-28 12:36:28

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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.
No great discovery was ever made without a bold guess.

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#4169 2014-06-28 13:44:56

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Hi bobbym,

The Answers #5147 and #5148 are correct. Excellent!

#5149. What is Dallol in the Danakil Depression (The Afar Triangle (also called the Afar Depression), Ethiopia) known for?

#5150.  Name the highest mountain of Antarctica, lying in the Sentinel Range of the Ellsworth Mountains, which stand above the Ronne Ice Shelf near the base of the Antarctic Peninsula.


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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#4170 2014-06-28 13:50:30

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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.
No great discovery was ever made without a bold guess.

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#4171 2014-06-28 16:20:05

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Hi bobbym,

Excellent, bobbym! The Answer #5149 is correct!

#5151. What is 'Scuba diving'?

#5152. What is 'Psephology'?


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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#4172 2014-06-28 19:31:25

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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.
No great discovery was ever made without a bold guess.

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#4173 2014-06-28 23:55:22

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Hi bobbym,

The Answer #5151 is correct. Neat job, bobbym!

#5153. Name the peak is the highest in Russia.

#5154. Name the highest mountain in Indonesia, the highest on the island of New Guinea (which comprises the Indonesian West Papua region plus Papua New Guinea), the highest of Oceania (Australian continent).


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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#4174 2014-06-29 00:30:51

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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.
No great discovery was ever made without a bold guess.

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#4175 2014-06-29 13:10:05

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Hi bobbym,

The Answer #5153 is correct. Splendid!

#5155. Vatican City is the least populated country in the world. Which is the second least populated country in the world?
(formerly known as Pleasant Island, is an island country in Micronesia in the South Pacific. Its nearest neighbor is Banaba Island in Kiribati, 300 kilometers (186 mi) to the east. With 9,378 residents in a 21-square-kilometre (8.1 sq mi) area, it is the second smallest state by population in the world, behind only Vatican City.)

#5156. Name the third-least populated independent country in the world. (formerly known as the Ellice Islands, it is a sovereign Polynesian island nation located in the South Pacific Ocean midway between Hawaiʻi and Australia.)


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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