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#4126 2014-06-21 03:55:42

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Hi;


In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.

I agree with you regarding the satisfaction and importance of actually computing some numbers. I can't tell you how often I see time and money wasted because someone didn't bother to run the numbers.

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#4127 2014-06-21 14:06:59

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Hi bobbym,

Excellent, bobbym! The Answer #5105 is correct!

#5107. What the the abbreviation OECD signify? (It is an international economic organisation of 34 countries founded in 1961 to stimulate economic progress and world trade.)

#5108. What does the acronym WIPO signify? (It was created in 1967 "to encourage creative activity, to promote the protection of intellectual property throughout the world.)


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#4128 2014-06-21 19:13:36

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Re: General Quiz

Hi;


In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.

I agree with you regarding the satisfaction and importance of actually computing some numbers. I can't tell you how often I see time and money wasted because someone didn't bother to run the numbers.

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#4129 2014-06-22 00:16:32

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Hi bobbym,

The Answer #5107 (OECD) is correct. Excellent!

#5109. Name the  space observatory built and operated by the European Space Agency (ESA); it was active from 2009 to 2013, and was the largest infrared telescope ever launched, carrying a single 3.5-metre (11.5 ft) mirror and instruments sensitive to the far infrared and submillimetre wavebands (55–672 µm). It was the fourth cornerstone mission in the ESA science program, along with Rosetta, Planck, and Gaia.

#5110. Name the longest-serving British Prime Minister of the 20th century and is the only woman to have held the office. Also state her full name.


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#4130 2014-06-22 01:31:49

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Re: General Quiz

Hi;


In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.

I agree with you regarding the satisfaction and importance of actually computing some numbers. I can't tell you how often I see time and money wasted because someone didn't bother to run the numbers.

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#4131 2014-06-22 02:57:21

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Hi bobbym,

The Answers #5109 and #5110 are correct. Marvelous!

#5111. Name the Awarded for best first book, the Commonwealth Book Prize was established in 2012 for writers who were Commonwealth citizens aged 18 or over and who have had their first novel (full length work of fiction) published in the year of entry. It is the prize which was part of an initiative by the Commonwealth Foundation which seeks to unearth, develop and promote the best new fiction from across the Commonwealth.

#5112. In which year was the first Grammy awards given?


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#4132 2014-06-22 03:08:11

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Re: General Quiz

Hi;


In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.

I agree with you regarding the satisfaction and importance of actually computing some numbers. I can't tell you how often I see time and money wasted because someone didn't bother to run the numbers.

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#4133 2014-06-22 05:15:50

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Hi bobbym,

#5113. In which year was MTV Video Music Award given the first time?

#5114.  Name the literary prize awarded each year for the best original novel, written in the English language, by a citizen of the Commonwealth of Nations, the Republic of Ireland, or Zimbabwe. Beginning in 2014, it will consider authors from anywhere in the world, as long as their work is in English and published in the UK. The winner is generally assured of international renown and success; therefore, the prize is of great significance for the book trade.


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#4134 2014-06-22 09:25:31

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HI ganesh;


In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.

I agree with you regarding the satisfaction and importance of actually computing some numbers. I can't tell you how often I see time and money wasted because someone didn't bother to run the numbers.

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#4135 2014-06-22 15:17:06

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Hi bobbym,

#5115. What is the Currency of Algeria?

#5116. What is the Currency of Sudan?

(The two nations are the second and the first nations in Area in the African Continent).


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#4136 2014-06-22 20:24:35

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Re: General Quiz

Hi;


In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.

I agree with you regarding the satisfaction and importance of actually computing some numbers. I can't tell you how often I see time and money wasted because someone didn't bother to run the numbers.

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#4137 2014-06-23 00:40:26

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Hi bobbym,

Splendid! The Answer #5115 is correct, bobbym!

#5117. What are the Capital city and Currency of Libya?

#5118. What are the Capital city and Currency of Chad?


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#4138 2014-06-23 00:45:42

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Re: General Quiz

Hi;


In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.

I agree with you regarding the satisfaction and importance of actually computing some numbers. I can't tell you how often I see time and money wasted because someone didn't bother to run the numbers.

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#4139 2014-06-23 02:53:58

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Hi bobbym,

The Answer #5117 (Tripoli and Libyan dinar) is correct. Excellent!

#5119. Name the the first artificial Earth satellite; it was a 58 cm (23 in) diameter polished metal sphere, with four external radio antennas to broadcast radio pulses. The Soviet Union launched it into an elliptical low Earth orbit on 4 October 1957. It was visible all around the Earth and its radio pulses were detectable.

#5120. Yuri Alekseyevich Gagarin (9 March 1934 – 27 March 1968) was a Soviet pilot and cosmonaut. He was the first human to journey into outer space, when his Vostok spacecraft. When did he complete an orbit of the Earth (Year and date)?


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#4140 2014-06-23 03:31:40

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Re: General Quiz

Hi;


In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.

I agree with you regarding the satisfaction and importance of actually computing some numbers. I can't tell you how often I see time and money wasted because someone didn't bother to run the numbers.

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#4141 2014-06-23 21:13:11

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Hi bobbym,

Both the Answers, #5119 and #5120, are correct. Excellent!

#5121. One of the Greatest Catastrophes on History of Mankind : Haiti earthquake was a catastrophic magnitude 7.0 Mw earthquake, with an epicenter near the town of Léogâne (Ouest Department), approximately 25 kilometres (16 mi) west of Port-au-Prince, Haiti's capital. The earthquake occurred at 16:53 local time (21:53 UTC). In which year did it occur?

#5122. In May 2008, an earthquake with a magnitude of 7.9/8.0 hit just 79 kilometres (49 mi) northwest of the provincial capital of Chengdu. Official figures recorded a death toll of nearly 70,000 people, and millions of people were left homeless. Where did the catastrophe occur?


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#4142 2014-06-24 05:20:50

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Re: General Quiz

HI;


In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.

I agree with you regarding the satisfaction and importance of actually computing some numbers. I can't tell you how often I see time and money wasted because someone didn't bother to run the numbers.

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#4143 2014-06-24 14:15:32

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Hi bobbym,

The Answers #5121 and #5122 are correct. Marvelous!

#5123.  Name the period of mass starvation, disease and emigration in Ireland between 1845 and 1852. It is sometimes referred to, mostly outside Ireland because one-third of the population was then solely reliant on this cheap crop for a number of historical reasons. During the famine approximately 1 million people died and a million more emigrated from Ireland, causing the island's population to fall by between 20% and 25%.


#1846. When was the The Communist Manifesto (Das Kommunistische Manifest), originally titled Manifesto of the Communist Party published by  Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels?


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#4144 2014-06-24 14:19:50

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Re: General Quiz

Hi;


In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.

I agree with you regarding the satisfaction and importance of actually computing some numbers. I can't tell you how often I see time and money wasted because someone didn't bother to run the numbers.

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#4145 2014-06-24 18:04:30

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Hi bobbym,

The Answers #5123 and #5124 are both correct. Stupendous, bobbym!

#5125. What are Jacques Piccard, a Swiss oceanographer and engineer and  Lt. Don Walsh of the United States Navy known for?

#5126. What is the full name of is the 44th and current President of the United States, and the first African American to hold the office?


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#4146 2014-06-24 21:09:26

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Re: General Quiz

Hi;


In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.

I agree with you regarding the satisfaction and importance of actually computing some numbers. I can't tell you how often I see time and money wasted because someone didn't bother to run the numbers.

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#4147 2014-06-24 23:20:27

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Hi bobbym,

The Answer #5126 is correct! Excellent, bobbym!

#5127. Who is the author of Lives of the Most Eminent English Poets?

#5128. Name the the first President of the Republic of India. When India became a Republic in 1950, he was elected its first President by the Constituent Assembly. Following the general election of 1951, he was elected President by the electoral college of the first Parliament of India and its state legislatures.


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#4148 2014-06-24 23:32:27

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Re: General Quiz

Hi;


In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.

I agree with you regarding the satisfaction and importance of actually computing some numbers. I can't tell you how often I see time and money wasted because someone didn't bother to run the numbers.

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#4149 2014-06-25 00:03:59

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Hi bobbym,

#5129. What is Hyperglycemia? Also, what is Hypoglycemia?

#5130. With which part of the body is Glaucoma associated?


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#4150 2014-06-25 00:09:09

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Re: General Quiz

Hi;


In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.

I agree with you regarding the satisfaction and importance of actually computing some numbers. I can't tell you how often I see time and money wasted because someone didn't bother to run the numbers.

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