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#3526 2014-01-08 01:09:48

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Hi bobbym,

and

The Answer #3552 is perfectly correct too! Good Work!

#3553. What is the Capital of Botswana?

#3554. What is the Capital of Brunei?


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#3527 2014-01-08 13:35:40

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In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
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#3528 2014-01-08 13:38:29

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You should have asked if we have ever heard of those countries, much less know their respective capital cities!

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#3529 2014-01-08 19:18:26

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Hi bobbym and ShivamS,

#3555. Name the pioneer of brain surgery, he was the first person to describe Cushing's syndrome. He is often called the "father of modern neurosurgery."

#3556. Name the Danish biochemist who shared the Nobel Prize in Physiology/Medicine for his discovery of vitamin K.


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#3530 2014-01-08 20:52:50

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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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#3531 2014-01-08 22:45:41

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Hi bobbym,

The Answers #3555 and #3556 are correct. Brilliant!

#3557. What does ELISA signify?

#3558. What does SARS signify?


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#3532 2014-01-08 23:11:54

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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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#3533 2014-01-09 00:39:31

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Hi bobbym,

Partially correct. Well done!

#3559. On the banks of which river is Rome situated?

#3560.On the banks of which rivers are  Allahabad, Uttar Pradesh, India situated?


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#3534 2014-01-09 00:51:31

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Hi ganesh;


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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#3535 2014-01-09 01:12:27

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Hi bobbym,

The Answer #3559 is correct. Well done!

#3561. Where are the Headquarters of 'World Trade Organization' (WTO)?

#3562. Where are the Headquarters of 'Amnesty International'?


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#3536 2014-01-09 01:20:53

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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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#3537 2014-01-09 18:08:34

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Hi bobbym,

The Answers #3561 and #3562 are both correct. Excellent!

#3563, Name the white crystalline compound, C[sub]10[/sub]H[sub]8[/sub], derived from coal tar or petroleum and used in manufacturing dyes, moth repellents, and explosives and as a solvent. Also called tar camphor.

#3564. Name the crystalline hydrocarbon, C[sub]14[/sub]H[sub]10[/sub], extracted from coal tar and used in the manufacture of dyes and organic chemicals.


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#3538 2014-01-09 21:34:18

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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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#3539 2014-01-10 00:25:44

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Hi bobbym,

The Answer #3563 is correct. Excellent!

#3565. Name the unit of length equal to 10[sup]−10[/sup] m (one ten-billionth of a meter) or 0.1 nm.

#3566. Name the unit of length equal to 10[sup]-15[/sup] m (1 femtometer = 1.0 x 10[sup]−15[/sup] meters).


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#3540 2014-01-10 00:45:50

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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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#3541 2014-01-10 01:32:48

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Hi bobbym,

Regarding #3566, Femtometer is also the correct Answer! Well done!

#3567. Who is the author of 'The Third Wave'?

#3568. By what name was 'Robert Finlayson Cook' better known was?


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#3542 2014-01-10 06:57:16

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Hi ganesh;


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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#3543 2014-01-10 18:14:34

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Hi bobbym,

The Answer #3568 is correct. Good work!

#3569. Where are the Headquarters of 'International Civil Aviation Organization'?

#3570. Where are the Headquarters of 'Universal Postal Union (UPU)'?


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

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#3544 2014-01-10 19:24:26

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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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#3545 2014-01-10 23:46:33

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Hi bobbym,

The Answers

and
are both correct. Excellent!

#3571. He was a British explorer, navigator, cartographer, and captain in the Royal Navy. He made detailed maps of Newfoundland prior to making three voyages to the Pacific Ocean, during which he achieved the first recorded European contact with the eastern coastline of Australia and the Hawaiian Islands, and the first recorded circumnavigation of New Zealand. Name the person.

#3572. What was the true name of Le Corbusier, eminent French architect, born in Switzerland, famous for designing the Chandigarh City?


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#3546 2014-01-11 00:31:20

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#3547 2014-01-11 01:05:09

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Re: General Quiz

Hi ganesh;


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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#3548 2014-01-11 01:26:07

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Hi Nehushtan and bobbym,

The answer #3571 is correct, Nehushtan and bobbym! Good work!

#3573. Name the Spanish-born French missionary to the Far East. Born into a noble Basque family, he was educated at the University of Paris, where he met Ignatius of Loyola and became one of the first seven members of the Jesuits. He was ordained in 1537, and in 1542 he embarked on a three-year mission to India.

#3574. Name the king of Persia, made an unsuccessful effort to conquer Greece in 480-479 BC, suffering a major naval defeat at the Battle of Salamis.


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#3549 2014-01-11 01:51:22

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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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#3550 2014-01-11 02:14:34

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Hi bobbym,

The Answers #3573 and #3574 are correct. Neat work!

#3575. After Russia and Canada, which is the third largest area in the world?

#3576. And which is the fourth in area in the world?


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