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#4076 2014-06-07 20:26:19

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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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#4077 2014-06-07 23:11:28

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Hi bobbym,

The Answer #5062 is perfect. (79 AD) Excellent!

#5063. What does the acronym PET signify? (a common plastic material in the polyester family)

#5064. What does the abbreviation PTFE signify? (It is a fluorocarbon solid, as it is a high-molecular-weight compound consisting wholly of carbon and fluorine.)


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#4078 2014-06-08 05:43:19

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Re: General Quiz

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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#4079 2014-06-09 03:11:16

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Hi bobbym,

#5065. The 2013 Human Development Report by the United Nations Development Program was released on March 14, 2013, and calculates HDI values based on estimates for 2012. Which nation leads the list of the "very high human development" countries?
(HDI : Human Development Index)

#5066. In which state in the US is Grand Canyon situated?


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#4080 2014-06-09 03:52:40

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Re: General Quiz

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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#4081 2014-06-09 10:27:41

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Hi bobbym,

The Answers #5065 and #5066 are correct. Neat work!

#5067. Where and in which year did the Cyclone Nargis took place?

#5068. Where and in which year did Indian Ocean earthquake and tsunami took place?


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#4082 2014-06-09 12:37:39

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Re: General Quiz

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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#4083 2014-06-09 18:15:49

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Hi bobbym,

The Answers #5067 and #5068 are correct Excellent!

#5069. Name the person who was one of the most influential journalists of the late 19th and early 20th centuries in America; after his death in 1914, the Prizes for journalism, books, music and letters were instituted at the Columbia University, as per his will.

#5070. Name the award, instituted in the name of the late Philippines president, which is generally considered Asia's equivalent of a Nobel prize.


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#4084 2014-06-09 19:24:49

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Re: General Quiz

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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#4085 2014-06-10 00:20:56

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Hi bobbym,

#5071. In which year was the Academy of Merit also known as the Oscars instituted?

#5072. At the 85th Academy Awards, Lincoln won the most nominations with a total of 12. Which film came a close second with 11 nominations?


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#4086 2014-06-10 01:05:54

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#4087 2014-06-10 02:07:44

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Re: General Quiz

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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#4088 2014-06-10 11:11:48

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Hi,

Marvelous, ShivamS! Both the Answers are correct!

#5073. Name the extinct submarine shield volcano located in the northwestern Pacific Ocean; the possibility of its nature as a single volcano was announced on 5 September 2013, which, if corroborated, would make it the largest known volcano on Earth.

#5074.  Robert Gabriel Mugabe is the Zimbabwean revolutionary and politician who is the President of Zimbabwe; as one of the leaders of the rebel groups against white minority rule, he was elected as Prime Minister, head of government, in 1980, and served in that office until 1987, when he became the country's first executive head of state. Having been repeatedly re-elected, he retains this post to this day. Name his political party since 1975 (ZANU–PF).


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#4089 2014-06-10 11:28:56

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Re: General Quiz

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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#4090 2014-06-10 11:34:58

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#4091 2014-06-11 00:53:32

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Hi bobbym and ShivamS,

The Answers #5073 and #5074 are both correct. Remarkable, ShivamS!

#5075. Name the sea that is part of the Pacific Ocean, encompassing an area from the Singapore and Malacca Straits to the Strait of Taiwan of around 3,500,000 square kilometres (1,400,000 sq mi). The area's importance largely results from one-third of the world's shipping transiting through its waters, and that it is believed to hold huge oil and gas reserves beneath its seabed.

#5076. Name the most densely populated country in the world. (It has an area of 2.02 square kilometers (0.78 sq mi) and a population of 36,371; it is the second smallest country in the world in area.)


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#4092 2014-06-11 01:04:08

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Re: General Quiz

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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#4093 2014-06-12 00:30:03

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Hi bobbym,

The Answers #5075 and #5076 are correct. Marvelous!

#5077. Which is the biggest library in the world?

#5078. Which is the biggest museum in the world?


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#4094 2014-06-12 00:32:24

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Re: General Quiz

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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#4095 2014-06-12 02:41:21

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Re: General Quiz

These ones are easy.

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#4096 2014-06-12 16:15:55

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Hi bobbym and ShivamS,

The Answer #5077 is correct. Good work, bobbym and ShivamS!

The Answer #5078 is correct. Excellent, ShivamS!

#5079. Name the  American geneticist, educator, and Nobel laureate best known for his work on the physiological and genetic effects of radiation (X-ray mutagenesis). He frequently warned of the long-term dangers of radioactive fallout from nuclear war and nuclear testing, helping to raise public awareness in this area.

#5080. Name the Swiss chemist who received the 1948 Nobel prize in Physiology or Medicine for his 1939 discovery of insecticidal qualities and use of DDT in the control of vector diseases such as malaria and yellow fever.


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#4097 2014-06-12 20:11:54

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Re: General Quiz

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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#4098 2014-06-13 01:28:11

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Hi bobbym,

The Answer #5079 is correct. Excellent!

#5081. Name the nineteenth-century Scottish chemist who is best-remembered today for his pioneering work in dialysis and the diffusion of gases (21 December 1805 – 16 September 1869). He is considered 'the Father of Colloidal Chemistry'. He worked on diffusion of substances in solution.

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#5082. Name the German chemist and pioneer in the fields of radioactivity and radiochemistry who won the Nobel Prize in Chemistry for the discovery of nuclear fission. (8 March 1879 – 28 July 1968) He is regarded as one of the most significant chemists of all times and especially as "the father of nuclear chemistry".


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#4099 2014-06-13 02:53:44

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I know a very significant amount of science history. smile

It is more or less the only type of history I am interested in.

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#4100 2014-06-13 05:03:19

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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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