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#1 2006-02-28 18:30:52

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A to Z Questionnaire - I


A to Z Questionnaire - I

1.    A : The largest sea bird.
2.    B : The country Myanmar was formerly known by this name.
3.    C : Grand Canyon is a gorge on this river.
4.    D : An isotope of Hydrogen.
5.    E : A protozoan causing Amoebiasis.
6.    F : A unit of length equal to a quadrillionth of a  meter, named after a famous Italian scientist and a pioneer in Nuclear fission, awarded the Nobel Prize in Physics.
7.    G : Study of old age and ageing.
8.    H : Code of ___________________ : named after a Babylonian ruler, it is one of the earliest known examples of human laws being defined and written in an ordinary way.
9.    I : A large lizard found in America and Galapagos.
10.    J : The International System unit of energy.
11.    K :  The currency of Norway.
12.    L : The metal with the lowest density.
13.    M : The father of Genetics.
14.    N : An inert gas.
15.    O : Inventor of Atom bomb.
16.    P : Name of the mighty winged horse of Greek myth.
17.    Q : One of the basic constituents of matter.
18.    R : A logarithmic scale used to express the total amount of energy released by an earthquake.
19.    S : He was known as the Bard of Avon.
20.    T : 23 degrees North Latitude is ____________________________________.
21.    U : Membranous duct connecting the fetus with the placenta.   
22.    V : The highest uninterrupted waterfall in the world, Angel falls, is in this country.
23.    W : In the Northern Hemisphere, this falls on December 22.
24.    X : Abnormal fear of strangers.
25.    Y : The longest river in Asia.
26.    Z : The element with the symbol Zr.


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#2 2006-02-28 19:34:29

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Albatross


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#3 2006-02-28 19:39:42

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Hm... let qme think


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#4 2006-02-28 22:11:47

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B for Burma
D for Deuterium
N for Nitrogen
R for Richter
T for Tropic of Cancer
V for Venezuela
Y for Yangtze

 

#5 2006-02-28 22:14:32

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http://www.gooddecisionchair.com/images/products/thumbnails/pin_greatJob.jpg
justlookingforthemoment, only Nitrogen isn't correct. smile


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#6 2006-02-28 22:18:42

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I meant... neon. smile

 

#7 2006-02-28 22:38:28

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http://www.datadok.no/resources/bet.gif


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#8 2006-02-28 23:03:35

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I can't resist these!

Quark (it rhymes with quart)


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#9 2006-02-28 23:19:09

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http://www.tapeduplicationsupply.com/TDS/CD_s/wowmed.gif


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#10 2006-03-01 03:31:06

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Yay! Another quiz!

F : Femtometer
I : Iguana
J : Joule
L : Lithium?
P : Pegasus
S : Shakespeare?
W : Winter solstice
X : Xenophobia
Z : Zirconium


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#11 2006-03-01 03:45:46

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All correct, other than F : Femtometer. Femto is 10^-15, but the question said that the unit was named after an Italian scientist. The answer is 'Fermi'.

OUTSTANDING cool


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#12 2006-03-01 07:31:09

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Colorado


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#13 2006-03-01 08:25:31

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M: Mendel, Gregor
U : Uterus

Left are:

E, G, H, K, O


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#14 2006-03-01 08:45:52

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I think U might be umbilical... something. Cord or tube or something to that effect.


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#15 2006-03-01 09:24:21

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U are right (U is right?) - Umbilical Cord

Gerontology


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#16 2006-03-01 09:49:24

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E: Entamoeba histolytica
H: Code of Hammurabi
K: Krone (is here in denmark :])
O: Oppenheimer

Code:

A: Albatross
B: Burma
C: Colorado
D: Deuterium
E: Entamoeba Histolytica
F: Fermi
G: Gerontology
H: Hammurabi
I: Iguana
J: Joule
K: Krone
L: Lithium
M: Mendel, Gregor
N: Neon
O: Oppenheimer
P: Pegasus
Q: Quark
R: Richter
S: Shakespeare
T: Tropic of Cancer
U: Umbilical Cord
V: Venezuela
W: Winter Solstice
X: Xenophobia
Y: Yangtze
Z : Zirconium

these are the answers up until now.. Are they correct? smile

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#17 2006-03-01 15:31:39

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Well done, MathsIsFun, mathsyperson, Ricky and Patrick. All are right, T thought the answer to O was Otto Hann. However, Oppenheimer seems the right answer. Thank God, touched both names start with O!  Excellent team effort! up


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