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#3251 2012-06-08 13:17:12

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Hi bobbym,

The answer #3323 is correct. Good work!

#3324. Who wrote 'The Doctrine of Chances'?

#3325. Name the French mathematician and astronomer whose work was pivotal to the development of mathematical astronomy and statistics. He summarized and extended the work of his predecessors in his five-volume Mécanique Céleste (Celestial Mechanics) (1799–1825).


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#3252 2012-06-08 15:29:51

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Hi ganesh;


In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
I have the result, but I do not yet know how to get it.
All physicists, and a good many quite respectable mathematicians are contemptuous about proof.

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#3253 2012-06-09 07:32:21

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Hi bobbym,

The answer #3324 is correct. Excellent!

#3326. San Francisco de Quito, most often called Quito is the capital city of which country in northwestern South America?

#3327. Santiago is the capital and largest city of which country?


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#3254 2012-06-09 07:35:25

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Re: General Quiz

Hi;


In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
I have the result, but I do not yet know how to get it.
All physicists, and a good many quite respectable mathematicians are contemptuous about proof.

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#3255 2012-06-09 07:51:42

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Hi bobbym,

The answers #3326 and #3327 are perfect. Marvelous!

#3328. Where is the 'Roof of the World'?


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#3256 2012-06-09 08:04:02

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Re: General Quiz

Hi ganesh;


In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
I have the result, but I do not yet know how to get it.
All physicists, and a good many quite respectable mathematicians are contemptuous about proof.

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#3257 2012-06-09 09:43:27

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Hi bobbym,

The

Good work, bobbym!

#3329. Name the English physicist and inventor who made the first electromagnets, and invented the first practical English electric motor.


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#3258 2012-06-09 10:39:36

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Re: General Quiz

Hi;


In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
I have the result, but I do not yet know how to get it.
All physicists, and a good many quite respectable mathematicians are contemptuous about proof.

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#3259 2012-06-09 23:12:54

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Hi bobbym,

The answer #3329 is correct. Good work!

#3330. What does the acronym IAEA signify? Where is its Headquarters? (an international organization that seeks to promote the peaceful use of nuclear energy, and to inhibit its use for any military purpose, including nuclear weapons)

#3331. What does the acronym UNFPA signify? (The work of the UNFPA involves promotion of the right of every woman, man and child to enjoy a life of health and equal opportunity. This is done through major national and demographic surveys and with population censuses)


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#3260 2012-06-09 23:19:20

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Re: General Quiz

Hi ganesh;


In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
I have the result, but I do not yet know how to get it.
All physicists, and a good many quite respectable mathematicians are contemptuous about proof.

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#3261 2012-06-10 02:28:53

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Hi bobbym,

The answer #3331 is correct. Good work!

#3332. Name the Indian emperor of the Maurya Dynasty who ruled almost all of the Indian subcontinent from ca. 269 BC to 232 BC. One of India's greatest emperors, he reigned over most of present-day India after a number of military conquests. His empire stretched from present-day Pakistan and Afghanistan in the west, to the present-day Bangladesh and the Indian state of Assam in the east, and as far south as northern Kerala and Andhra Pradesh. He conquered the kingdom named Kalinga, which none of his ancestors had conquered starting from Chandragupta Maurya.

#3333. Name the third Mughal Emperor; he was of Timurid descent; the son of Emperor Humayun, and the grandson of the Mughal Emperor Zaheeruddin Muhammad Babur, the ruler who founded the Mughal dynasty in India. At the end of his reign in 1605 the Mughal empire covered most of northern and central India. He is most appreciated for having a liberal outlook on all faiths and beliefs and during his era, culture and art reached a zenith as compared to his predecessors.


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#3262 2012-06-10 02:35:48

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Re: General Quiz

Hi ganesh;


In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
I have the result, but I do not yet know how to get it.
All physicists, and a good many quite respectable mathematicians are contemptuous about proof.

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#3263 2012-06-10 04:23:05

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Hi bobbym,

#3334. What is 'La Manche' (“The Sleeve”)?


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#3264 2012-06-10 06:50:12

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Hi bobbym,

#3335. How is Wanli Changcheng better known as?


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#3265 2012-06-10 07:59:45

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Re: General Quiz

Hi;


In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
I have the result, but I do not yet know how to get it.
All physicists, and a good many quite respectable mathematicians are contemptuous about proof.

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#3266 2012-06-10 08:35:18

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Hi bobbym,

The answer #3334 is correct. Excellent!

#3336. Name the city in the center of Sri Lanka; it was the last capital of the ancient kings' era of Sri Lanka. The city lies in the midst of hills in the plateau, which crosses an area of tropical plantations, mainly tea. It is one of the most scenic cities in Sri Lanka; it is both an administrative and religious city.

#3337. Name the the capital city of the Free State Province of South Africa; and, as the judicial capital of the nation, one of South Africa's three national capitals – the other two being Cape Town, the legislative capital, and Pretoria, the administrative capital.the capital city of the Free State Province of South Africa; and, as the judicial capital of the nation, one of South Africa's three national capitals – the other two being Cape Town, the legislative capital, and Pretoria, the administrative capital.


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#3267 2012-06-10 08:44:52

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Re: General Quiz

Hi ganesh;


In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
I have the result, but I do not yet know how to get it.
All physicists, and a good many quite respectable mathematicians are contemptuous about proof.

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#3268 2012-06-10 13:31:54

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Hi bobbym,

The answer #3336 is correct. Excellent!

#3338. Which member of the Animal Kingdom is 'Felis catus'?

#3339. Which member of the Animal Kingdom is is Panthera leo?


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#3269 2012-06-10 19:00:21

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Re: General Quiz

Hi;



In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
I have the result, but I do not yet know how to get it.
All physicists, and a good many quite respectable mathematicians are contemptuous about proof.

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#3270 2012-06-11 02:50:50

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Hi bobbym,

The answers #3338 and #3339 are correct. Well done!

#3340. In which year was the Eiffel Tower, a puddled iron lattice tower located on the Champ de Mars in Paris built?

#3341. In 'which year was 'The Statue of Liberty' (Liberty Enlightening the World; French: La Liberté éclairant le monde)  a colossal neoclassical sculpture on Liberty Island in New York Harbor, designed by Frédéric Bartholdi dedicated?


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#3271 2012-06-11 02:53:47

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Re: General Quiz

Hi;


In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
I have the result, but I do not yet know how to get it.
All physicists, and a good many quite respectable mathematicians are contemptuous about proof.

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#3272 2012-06-11 06:54:43

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Hi bobbym,

Excellent!

#3342. What does Audi alteram partem signify?

#3343. What does Nemo iudex in causa sua (or nemo iudex in sua causa) signify?


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#3273 2012-06-11 09:56:19

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Re: General Quiz

Hi ganesh;


In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
I have the result, but I do not yet know how to get it.
All physicists, and a good many quite respectable mathematicians are contemptuous about proof.

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#3274 2012-06-12 00:09:31

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Hi bobbym,

#3344. Name the American media mogul and philanthropist; as a businessman, he is known as founder of the cable news network CNN, the first dedicated 24-hour cable news channel. In addition, he founded WTBS, which pioneered the superstation concept in cable television.

#3345. Name the artist known for her wax sculptures whose wax museum she founded in London.
(December 1, 1761 – April 16, 1850)


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#3275 2012-06-12 00:11:54

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Re: General Quiz

Hi;


In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
I have the result, but I do not yet know how to get it.
All physicists, and a good many quite respectable mathematicians are contemptuous about proof.

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