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#3401 2012-07-02 04:00:39

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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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#3402 2012-07-02 18:18:06

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Hi bobbym,

The answer

is correct. Excellent!

#3444. Name the Scottish chemist who discovered the noble gases and received the Nobel Prize in Chemistry in 1904 "in recognition of his services in the discovery of the inert gaseous elements in air" (along with Lord Rayleigh who received the Nobel Prize in Physics that same year for the discovery of argon).

#3445. Name the Baltic German chemist who received the Nobel Prize in Chemistry in 1909 for his work on catalysis, chemical equilibria and reaction velocities. He with Jacobus Henricus van 't Hoff, and Svante Arrhenius are usually credited with being the modern founders of the field of physical chemistry.


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#3403 2012-07-02 18:35:11

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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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#3404 2012-07-02 23:36:42

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Hi bobbym,

Good work, answer #3445 is correct!

#3446. When is Canada Day (French: Fête du Canada), the national day of Canada, a federal statutory holiday celebrating the anniversary of the July 1, 1867, enactment of the British North America Act, 1867 (today called the Constitution Act, 1867, in Canada), which united three colonies into a single country called Canada within the British Empire?

#3447. When is the National Day of the People's Republic of China celebrated every year? It is a public holiday in the People's Republic of China to celebrate their national day.


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#3405 2012-07-02 23:45:47

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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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#3406 2012-07-03 23:18:31

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Hi bobbym,

and

#3448. What does the abbreviation MIGA denote? (an international financial institution which offers political risk insurance guarantees to help investors protect foreign direct investments made in developing countries against political risk)

#3449. What does the abbreviation WIPO denote? (It is one of the 17 specialized agencies of the United Nations. WIPO was created in 1967 "to encourage creative activity, to promote the protection of intellectual property throughout the world.")


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#3407 2012-07-04 00:21:06

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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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#3408 2012-07-04 00:38:13

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Hi bobbym,

The answer #3449 is correct. Excellent!

#3450. The Winter Olympic Games is a sporting event, which occurs every four years. When was the first celebration of the Winter Olympics held?


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#3409 2012-07-04 00:43:18

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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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#3410 2012-07-04 12:37:11

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Hi bobbym,

The

Excellent, bobbym!

#3451. What is Peter Mackler Award for?

#3452. What is Ellis Island Medal of Honor for?


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#3411 2012-07-04 22:30:39

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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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#3412 2012-07-05 02:43:50

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Hi bobbym,

#3453. Name the the highest mountain in the Americas at 6,959 m (22,841 ft). It is located in the Andes mountain range, in the province of Mendoza, Argentina, and lies 112 kilometres (70 mi) west by north of its capital, the city of Mendoza.


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#3413 2012-07-05 03:03:34

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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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#3414 2012-07-05 21:43:10

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The

#3454. Name the Dutch physicist who shared the 1902 Nobel Prize in Physics with Pieter Zeeman for the discovery and theoretical explanation of the Zeeman effect. He also derived the transformation equations subsequently used by Albert Einstein to describe space and time.

#3455. Name the English physicist who, with William Ramsay, discovered the element argon, an achievement for which he earned the Nobel Prize for Physics in 1904. His textbook, The Theory of Sound, is still referred to by acoustic engineers today.


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#3415 2012-07-05 21:46:13

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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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#3416 2012-07-06 01:13:28

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Hi bobbym,

The answer #3454 is correct. Excellent!

#3456. Name the American physicist known for his work on the measurement of the speed of light and especially for the two physicists in their experiment. In 1907 he received the Nobel Prize in Physics. He became the first American to receive the Nobel Prize in sciences.


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#3417 2012-07-06 01:19:13

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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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#3418 2012-07-06 22:35:43

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Hi bobbym,

The answer #3456 is correct. Neat job!

#3457. Name the capital city of the South Sumatra province in Indonesia. It is one of the oldest cities in Indonesia, and has a history of being a capital of a maritime empire. Located on the Musi River banks on the east coast of southern Sumatra island, it has an area of 400.61 square kilometres and a population of 1,441,500. It is the second-largest city in Sumatra after Medan and the seventh-largest city in Indonesia.

#3458. Name the city of northwest Sicily, Italy, on the Tyrrhenian Sea. Founded by Phoenicians c. eighth century B.C., it later became a Carthaginian military base and was conquered by Rome in 254-253. The Arabs held the city from A.D. 831 until 1072, when it became capital of the independent kingdom of Sicily (until 1194).


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#3419 2012-07-06 22:40:14

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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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#3420 2012-07-07 23:06:18

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Hi bobbym,

The answer #3458 is correct. Excellent!

#3459. Who wrote Why England Slept?

#3460. 'The Piano' is a 1993 drama film about a mute pianist and her daughter, set during the mid-19th century in a rainy, muddy frontier backwater on the west coast of New Zealand. The film was written and directed by whom?


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#3421 2012-07-08 00:02:15

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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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#3422 2012-07-09 01:16:34

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Hi bobbym,

#3461. What does Man Booker Prize for Fiction signify?

#3462. What does The Orange Prize for Fiction signify?


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#3423 2012-07-09 01:26:38

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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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#3424 2012-07-09 02:05:51

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Hi bobbym,

#3463. Name the capital and largest city of Honduras, in the south-central part of the country. Founded in the late 16th century as a mining center, it became capital of the country in 1880.


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#3425 2012-07-09 02:09:03

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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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