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#3876 2014-04-05 01:19:59

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#3877 2014-04-06 00:39:38

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Re: General Quiz

Hi bobbym and ShivamS,

The Answers #3877 and #3878 are both correct. Splendid, bobbym and ShivamS!

#3879. What do these have in common - tobacco, potatoes, pineapples, tomatoes, papaya and cashew nuts?

#3880. The British started four universities in India in 1857. Where were they established?


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#3878 2014-04-06 03:25:36

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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.
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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#3879 2014-04-07 00:29:36

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Hi bobbym,

50% correct answer (#3880), bobbym! Very well done!

#3881. Name the two landlocked countries of South America.

#3882. What is a government of thieves called?


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#3880 2014-04-07 05:19:36

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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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#3881 2014-04-07 07:45:03

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#3879 was a question I had no chance of knowing. I searched it up now and found that some of them come from the Americas, but nothing about India/Portuguese.

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#3882 2014-04-07 23:43:01

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Hi bobbym and ShivamS,

Both of you, bobbym and ShivamS, gave 50% correct Answer! Good work!

Neat work, ShivamS!

#3883. What is the English translation of the Dutch Koninklijke Luchtvaart Maatschappij?

#3884. What does the word 'orang-utan' mean in Malay?


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#3883 2014-04-07 23:47:44

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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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#3884 2014-04-08 23:44:19

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Hi bobbym,

Good guess!

#3885. Much of central Argentina is a vast plain. Native Indians use a word meaning "flat surface" to refer to it. This word has been borrowed by the English language. What is it?

#3886. Who wrote the screenplay of the children's classic Chitty Chitty Bang Bang?


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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#3885 2014-04-08 23:59:22

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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.
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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#3886 2014-04-09 23:13:18

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Hi bobbym,

The Answer #3885 is correct. Neat work!

#3887. Who was the first scholar to adopt the Christian calendar?

#3888. The international spoken signal for distress is 'Mayday'. What does it come from?


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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#3887 2014-04-10 03:23:36

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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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#3888 2014-04-10 23:06:18

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Hi bobbym,

The Answer #3888 is correct. Good work!

#3889. As a citizen of which country did Einstein win the Nobel prize?

#3890. What words did the Nazis have over the gate to the concentration camp at Auschwitz?


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Nothing is better than reading and gaining more and more knowledge - Stephen William Hawking.

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#3889 2014-04-11 00:44:43

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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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#3890 2014-04-11 17:50:21

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Hi bobbym,

The Answers #3889 and #3890 are correct. Remarkable!

#3891. Who was responsible for transporting the Polynesian word 'taboo' to England?

#3892. Djugashvili was Stalin's real name. What does the word Stalin mean?


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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#3891 2014-04-11 19:42:10

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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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#3892 2014-04-12 16:54:23

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Hi bobbym,

The Answer #3892 is correct. Excellent!

#3893. What is the more popular name of a mountain locally called  'Chogori'?

#3894. Which city was known as 'Edo'?


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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#3893 2014-04-12 18:14:15

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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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#3894 2014-04-13 01:24:38

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Hi bobbym,

The Answers #3893 and #3894 are correct. Awesome!

#3895. Which country is called the 'Friendly Islands'?

#3896. What is topiary?


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#3895 2014-04-13 02:24:28

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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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#3896 2014-04-13 15:11:52

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Hi bobbym,

#3897. In Japanese mythology one of the seven Gods of Luck is called Hotei. What is Hotei better known as?

#3898. Who is known as 'Jimmu'?


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#3897 2014-04-13 20:22:28

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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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#3898 2014-04-14 02:55:46

ganesh
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Hi bobbym,

The Answer #3898 is correct. Excellent!

#3899. In which park in London is there a famous Speakers Corner?

#3900. Lizard Point is the southern point of a country. Which country?


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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#3899 2014-04-14 03:03:12

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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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#3900 2014-04-14 19:52:28

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Hi bobbym,

The Answer #3900 is correct. Good work!

#3901. Indonesia was predominantly Buddhist/Hindu till the 16[sup]th[/sup] century. The whole converted to Islam. Name the one pocket that stayed Hindu.

#3902. Where did Moses receive the Ten Commandments from God?


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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