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## #4176 2014-06-29 17:19:55

bobbym
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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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## #4177 2014-06-29 18:45:35

ganesh
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Hi bobbym,

#5157. Name the the world's second-largest island, after Greenland, covering a land area of 786,000 square kilometers. Located in the southwest Pacific Ocean, it lies to the east of the Malay Archipelago, with which it is sometimes included as part of a greater Indo-Australian Archipelago.

#5158. Name the third-largest island in the world and the largest island of Asia. At the geographic centre of Maritime Southeast Asia, in relation to major Indonesian islands, it is located north of Java, west of Sulawesi, and east of Sumatra. With an area of 743,330 square kilometres (287,000 sq mi), it is the third-largest island in the world.

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

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## #4178 2014-06-29 22:13:39

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

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## #4179 2014-06-30 00:11:57

ganesh
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### Re: General Quiz

Hi bobbym,

Brilliant, bobbym! The Answer #5157 is correct!

#5159. Name the youngest country in the world; The country was declared a separate republic on July 9, 2011.

#5160. Name the second youngest country in the world; it  is a country in Southeastern Europe. It has a coast on the Adriatic Sea to the south-west and is bordered by Croatia to the west, Bosnia and Herzegovina to the northwest, Serbia to the northeast, Kosovo to the east and Albania to the south-east.

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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## #4180 2014-06-30 00:20:06

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

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## #4181 2014-06-30 01:08:17

ganesh
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Posts: 24,680

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Hi bobbym,

The Answer #5160 (Kosovo) is correct, I stand corrected. I thought it was Montenegro.

#5161. What is a deficient number?

#5162. What is an abundant number?

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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## #4182 2014-06-30 01:21:39

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Posts: 109,606

### 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.
Always satisfy the Prime Directive of getting the right answer above all else.

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## #4183 2014-06-30 11:48:08

ganesh
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Hi bobbym,

Excellent, bobbym! The Answers #5161 and #5162 are correct!

#5163. Where is the Love Canal?
(In the mid-1970s Love Canal became the subject of national and international attention after it was revealed in the press that the site had formerly been used to bury 21,000 tons of toxic waste by Hooker Chemical Company (now Occidental Petroleum Corporation).

#5164. What is Minamata disease?
(Minamata disease was first discovered in Minamata city in Kumamoto prefecture, Japan, in 1956. It was caused by the release of methylmercury in the industrial wastewater from the Chisso Corporation's chemical factory, which continued from 1932 to 1968.)

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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## #4184 2014-06-30 13:22:09

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

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## #4185 2014-06-30 15:00:20

ganesh
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Posts: 24,680

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Hi bobbym,

Excellent, bobbym! The Answer #5163 is correct!

#5165. In which year did Gujarat earthquake occurred on 26 January, India's 52nd Republic Day, at 08:46 AM local time (3:16 UTC) and lasted for over two minutes occur? (The epicentre was about 9 km south-southwest of the village of Chobari in Bhachau Taluka of Kutch District of Gujarat, India. The earthquake reached a magnitude of between 7.6 and 7.7 on the moment magnitude scale and had a maximum felt intensity of X (Intense) on the Mercalli intensity scale. The quake killed around 20,000 people (including 18 in South eastern Pakistan), injured another 167,000 and destroyed nearly 400,000 homes).

#5166. In which year did Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam assume office as the President of India as the 11th President of India, succeeding K. R. Narayanan?

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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## #4186 2014-06-30 19:33:00

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

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## #4187 2014-06-30 20:32:08

ganesh
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Posts: 24,680

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Hi bobbym,

Very close to the actual answer. Excellent, bobbym!

#5167. River Nile and River Amazon are the two longest Rivers n the World. Which the third longest River in the World?

#5168. Which s the fourth longest River in in the World?

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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## #4188 2014-06-30 20:39:47

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### Re: General Quiz

Hi;

I used to know my rivers.

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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## #4189 2014-06-30 22:01:07

ganesh
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Posts: 24,680

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Hi bobbym,

Good attempt, bobbym!

#5169. The Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) is a publicly attended film festival held each September in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. In which year did it commence?

#5170. The New York Film Festival has been a major film festival. The films are selected by the Film Society of Lincoln Center. The non-competitive festival, sometimes abbreviated as NYFF, was established by Amos Vogel and Richard Roud. In which year did it commence?

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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## #4190 2014-06-30 22:04:14

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

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## #4191 2014-06-30 23:53:32

ganesh
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Posts: 24,680

### Re: General Quiz

Hi bobbym,

The Answer #5170 is very close to the actual year. Good work, bobbym!

#5171. Name the the world's 2nd largest freshwater lake by surface area; only Lake Superior in North America is larger. In terms of its volume, it is the world's ninth largest continental lake, and it contains about 2,750 cubic kilometers (2.2 billion acre-feet) of water.

#5172. Name the African Great Lake. It is estimated to be the second largest freshwater lake in the world by volume, and the second deepest, in both cases, after only Lake Baikal in Siberia; it is also the world's longest freshwater lake.

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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## #4192 2014-07-01 00:43:17

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

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## #4193 2014-07-01 13:48:45

ganesh
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Posts: 24,680

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Hi bobbym,

The Answer #5171 (Lake Victoria) is correct. Remarkable!

#5173. Kazakhstan is the world's largest landlocked country by land area. Which is the second largest landlocked country in the world?

#5174. Which is the third largest landlocked country in the world by land area?

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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## #4194 2014-07-01 19:16:34

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Posts: 109,606

### 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.
Always satisfy the Prime Directive of getting the right answer above all else.

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## #4195 2014-07-01 23:55:27

ganesh
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### Re: General Quiz

Hi bobbym,

#5175. The number of independent countries in the African continent is 54. The number of countries is Europe and Asia are equal. How many countries each are there?

#5176. How many countries are present in the South American 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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## #4196 2014-07-02 00:08:46

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

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## #4197 2014-07-02 01:10:28

ganesh
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Posts: 24,680

### Re: General Quiz

Hi bobbym,

Very close to the actual Answer #5175. Very well done, bobbym!

#5177. Name the person widely credited with first "splitting the atom" in 1917 in a nuclear reaction between nitrogen and alpha particles, in which he also discovered (and named) the proton.

#5178. In which year was planet Pluto discovered?

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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## #4198 2014-07-02 01:54:56

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Meaningless, meaningless, Everything is meaningless! - Ecclesiastes 1:2

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## #4199 2014-07-02 02:32:27

ganesh
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### Re: General Quiz

Hi chooipian,

The Answers #5177 and #5178 are correct. Remarkable!

#5179. How many countries are present in the North American Continent?

#5180. Who was the fourth President of the United States (after the first three Presidents - George Washington, John Adams and Thomas Jefferson)?

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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## #4200 2014-07-02 08:29:37

bobbym
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Posts: 109,606

### 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.
Always satisfy the Prime Directive of getting the right answer above all else.

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