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## #3576 2014-01-13 18:10:46

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### Re: General Quiz

Hi John E. Franklin,

#3599. What is the Capital of Burkina Faso?

#3600. What is the Capital of Cambodia?

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## #3577 2014-01-13 21:56:53

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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.
A number by itself is useful, but it is far more useful to know how accurate or certain that number is.

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## #3578 2014-01-14 01:10:12

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Hi bobbym,

The Answer #3600 is perfectly right!

#3601. What is the chemical formula of ' ethylene glycol'?

#3602. What is the chemical formula of 'glycerol'?

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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## #3579 2014-01-14 01:28:23

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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.
A number by itself is useful, but it is far more useful to know how accurate or certain that number is.

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## #3580 2014-01-14 02:31:14

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### Re: General Quiz

Hi bobbym,

The Answer #3602 is correct. Remarkable!

#3603. Who is the American writer who wrote 'How to Win Friends and Influence People' and 'How to Stop Worrying and Start Living'?

#3604. Name the Scottish author of 'On Heroes, Hero-Worship and the Heroic in History'.

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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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## #3581 2014-01-14 04:00:57

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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.
A number by itself is useful, but it is far more useful to know how accurate or certain that number is.

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## #3582 2014-01-15 00:12:40

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Hi bobbym,

The Answers #3603 and #3604 are correct. Good work!

#3605. Name the chemist but became interested in spectrometry and electrical discharges into near vacuums; his major discoveries emerged from these interests. In 1861 he recognized that a green line on a spectrogram must be a new element; he isolated the element and named it thallium. In 1875 he invented the radiometer, an evacuated transparent bulb that has an arrangement of vanes, black on one side and silvered on the other, that spins when placed in a light (the cause is unequal heating of the gases left in the bulb near the black and the silver vanes).

#3606. Name the American film actor and producer; he has been nominated for three Academy Awards and has won three Golden Globe Awards. He started his career at age 19 in the 1981 film Taps. His first leading role was in Risky Business, released in August 1983. He became a full-fledged movie star after starring in Top Gun (1986).

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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## #3583 2014-01-15 01:05:05

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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.
A number by itself is useful, but it is far more useful to know how accurate or certain that number is.

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## #3584 2014-01-15 01:26:49

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Hi bobbym,

The Answers #3605 and #3606 are correct. Splendid!

#3607. Where are the Headquarters of 'International Atomic Energy Agency'?

#3608. Where are the Headquarters of 'United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO)'?

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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## #3585 2014-01-15 01:29:30

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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.
A number by itself is useful, but it is far more useful to know how accurate or certain that number is.

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## #3586 2014-01-15 02:20:11

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Hi bobbym,

The Answer #3608 is perfect. Excellent!

#3609. Name the Spanish painter (1904-1989) who was one of the best-known and most flamboyant surrealist artists. Possessed with an enormous facility for drawing, he painted his dreams and bizarre moods in a precise illusionistic fashion.

#3610. Name the Danish biochemist; (1895-1976) discovered vitamin K through the development of haemorrhagic disease in deficient chickens; Nobel Prize 1943.

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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## #3587 2014-01-15 02:26:17

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### Re: General Quiz

In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
If it ain't broke, fix it until it is.
A number by itself is useful, but it is far more useful to know how accurate or certain that number is.

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## #3588 2014-01-15 02:53:37

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### Re: General Quiz

Hi bobbym,

The Answers #3609 and #3610 are correct. Excellent!

#3611. For what accomplishment is 'Dwight Filley Davis' known for?

#3612. Name the English chemist and natural philosopher,  (1778-1829) who isolated and named the elements of the alkaline-earth and alkali metals and showed that chlorine and iodine were elements.

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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## #3589 2014-01-15 03:21:50

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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.
A number by itself is useful, but it is far more useful to know how accurate or certain that number is.

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## #3590 2014-01-15 18:03:35

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Hi bobbym,

The Answer #3612 is correct. Good work!

#3613. Name the Portuguese navigator and explorer; given command of an expedition to ascertain the southern limit of Africa, he set sail in 1487. He sailed farther south than previous explorers and became the first European to round the Cape of Good Hope (1488). His voyage opened the sea route to Asia via the Atlantic and Indian oceans.

#3614. Name the The English statesman, who supported imperialism while opposing free trade. The leader of the Conservative party, he served as prime minister in 1868 and from 1874 to 1880.

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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## #3591 2014-01-15 21:36:13

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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.
A number by itself is useful, but it is far more useful to know how accurate or certain that number is.

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## #3592 2014-01-16 00:32:16

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Hi bobbym,

The Answer #3614 is correct. Good work!

#3615. Where is the Headquarters of 'United Nations Industrial Development Organization'?

#3616. Where is the Headquarters of 'Food and Agriculture Organization'?

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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## #3593 2014-01-16 00:42:25

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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.
A number by itself is useful, but it is far more useful to know how accurate or certain that number is.

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## #3594 2014-01-16 01:12:24

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### Re: General Quiz

Hi bobbym,

Good attempt!

The Answer #3616 is correct. Neat work!

#3617. Name the American physicist (1892-1962) who discovered the "Compton effect" and the proof of the latitude intensity variation. He also played a critical role in the development of the atomic bomb.

#3618. What is the full name of 'Coleridge', the English author who was a major poet of the romantic movement. He is also noted for his prose works on literature, religion, and the organization of society.

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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## #3595 2014-01-16 01:33:11

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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.
A number by itself is useful, but it is far more useful to know how accurate or certain that number is.

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## #3596 2014-01-16 02:24:09

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### Re: General Quiz

Hi bobbym,

Good attempt, bobbym!

#3619. Name the first scientist to be knighted.

#3620. What substance did Charles Goodyear did he add to mix with pure rubber to make it fit to be made into tyres and other useful products?

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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## #3597 2014-01-16 02:40:03

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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.
A number by itself is useful, but it is far more useful to know how accurate or certain that number is.

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## #3598 2014-01-16 18:30:25

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### Re: General Quiz

Hi bobbym,

The Answers #3619 and #3620 are correct. Excellent!

#3621. Name the prolific French author of plays, popular romances, and historical novels, who wrote "The Three Musketeers" and "The Count of Monte Cristo."

#3622. Name the Swiss merchant who, as a witness to the cruelties of the battle of Solferino, made public the inefficiency of the sanitary organizations in wartime and developed a vision for a relief society of trained volunteers that resulted in the founding of the Red Cross.

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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## #3599 2014-01-16 18:40:13

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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.
A number by itself is useful, but it is far more useful to know how accurate or certain that number is.

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## #3600 2014-01-16 19:00:29

ganesh
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Hi bobbym,

The Answer #3621 is correct. Good work!

#3623. What is 'hypersomnia'?

#3624. What is the outermost layer of the sun's atomsphere called?

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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