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#1 2006-03-23 03:50:56

ganesh
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Jumble


The answers to the questions are given in a jumbled form, to make things easy for you.

1. A branch of Physics which studies the production, control and application of very low temperatures, near absolute zero. - RGOYSECINC

2. Official News agency of People's Republic of China. - NAUHIX

3. The city of New York is on the banks of this river. - DOSHNU

4. This country is known as 'Land of thousand lakes'. - DIFFNAL

5. A mass of snow which gets detached and slides down a mountainside. - NHELACAAV

6. The largest tributary of river Amazon. - RAADIEM

7. A distance of about 3.26 light-years or 30.86 trillion kilometers, based on the distance from earth at which stellar parallax is one second of arc. - SCERAP

8. Diametrical or direct opposite. - PITODNEA

9. The country that won the first World Cup Football tournament in 1930. - YUUUGAR

10. The study of kidneys, its functioning and diseases. - HERYGLONPO 


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#2 2006-03-23 06:19:48

ryos
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Re: Jumble

Last edited by MathsIsFun (2006-03-23 10:10:33)


El que pega primero pega dos veces.

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#3 2006-03-23 07:11:21

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Re: Jumble

6. Madeira


Why did the vector cross the road?
It wanted to be normal.

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#4 2006-03-23 15:25:58

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Well done, ryos! You score 60%! Your last answer isn't correct!
mathsyperson, you're right! Well done!
You score  70%, assuming you knew the answers to all the questions which ryos had already answered!


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#5 2006-03-24 10:27:57

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Re: Jumble

2. Xinhua ?

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#6 2006-03-24 15:17:01

ganesh
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Correct, justlookingforthemoment! Well done! cool

Only 8 and 10 remain to be answered!


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#7 2006-03-26 03:07:15

Simba
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8. Antipode
10. Phrenology

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#8 2006-03-26 15:56:36

ganesh
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Well done, Simba! Your answer to question #8 is correct, but #10 isn't!


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#9 2006-03-26 18:55:34

justlookingforthemoment
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10. Nephrology?

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#10 2006-03-26 19:13:46

ganesh
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Well done, justlookingforthemoment!


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

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