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#6851 2020-04-20 00:10:02

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#7509. Name the term in mathematics and computer science : A finite sequence of well-defined, computer-implementable instructions, typically to solve a class of problems or to perform a computation. They (plural) are always unambiguous and are used as specifications for performing calculations, data processing, automated reasoning, and other tasks.

#7510. Name the term in South African English, Afrikaans meaning segregation; (lit. "aparthood") which was a system of institutionalised racial segregation that existed in South Africa and South West Africa (now Namibia) from 1948 until the early 1990s.


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#6852 2020-04-22 00:22:15

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#7511. Who wrote "My Heart Leaps Up", also known as "The Rainbow"?

#7512. Who is the author of 'Arms and the Man'?


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#6853 2020-04-24 00:34:48

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#7513. Who said 'Whom the gods love dies young'?

#7514. Who said 'The supreme happiness of life is the conviction that we are loved; loved for ourselves, or rather in spite of ourselves'?


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#6854 2020-04-26 01:06:06

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#7515. Name the leading New Zealand businessman of the first half of the twentieth century (2 December 1867–18 September 1939). With his partner James Armour Johnstone he built one of Australasia's leading stock and station agencies, Wright Stephenson & Co.

#7516. Name a device consisting of graduated scales capable of relative movement, by means of which simple calculations may be carried out mechanically. Typical it contain scales for multiplying, dividing, and extracting square roots, and some also contain scales for calculating trigonometric functions and logarithms. It remained an essential tool in science and engineering and was widely used in business and industry until it was superseded by the portable electronic calculator late in the 20th century.


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#6855 2020-04-28 00:51:54

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#7517. Name the country in Central America, bordered by Nicaragua to the north, the Caribbean Sea to the northeast, Panama to the southeast, the Pacific Ocean to the southwest, and Ecuador to the south of Cocos Island. It has a population of around 5 million in a land area of 51,060 square kilometers (19,714 square miles).

#7518. Name the country in Southeast Europe. It borders Slovenia to the northwest, Hungary to the northeast, Serbia to the east, Bosnia and Herzegovina, and Montenegro to the southeast, sharing a maritime border with Italy. Its capital, Zagreb, forms one of the country's primary subdivisions, along with twenty counties. The nation has an area of 56,594 square kilometres (21,851 square miles) and a population of 4.28 million, most of whom are Roman Catholics.


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#6856 2020-04-30 00:03:34

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#7519. Name the country located in the northern Caribbean where the Caribbean Sea, Gulf of Mexico and Atlantic Ocean meet. It is east of the Yucatán Peninsula (Mexico), south of both the U.S. state of Florida and the Bahamas, west of Haiti and north of both Jamaica and the Cayman Islands. The area is 110,860 square kilometers (42,800 sq mi) (109,884 square kilometers (42,426 sq mi) without the territorial waters).

#7520. Name the  landlocked country in Central Europe bordered by Austria to the south, Germany to the west, Poland to the northeast and Slovakia to the southeast, making it one of only two European Union (EU) memebers, the other being Luxembourg, to be completely surrounded by the EU. It has hilly landscape that covers an area of 78,866 square kilometers (30,450 sq mi) with a mostly temperate continental climate and oceanic climate.


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#6857 2020-05-02 00:10:05

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#7521. Name the town southeast of Vienna known for the Vienna International Airport. The city is home to the refineries of the Austrian national oil company OMV.  It is named after the river, which flows through the centre of town.

#7522. Name the main international airport serving the city, the rest of Zealand, the Øresund Region, and a large part of southern Sweden including Scania. It is the largest airport in the Nordic countries with 30 million passengers in 2018 and one of the oldest international airports in Europe. It is the third-busiest airport in Northern Europe, and the busiest for international travel in Scandinavia.


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#6858 2020-05-04 00:28:46

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#7523. What is 'Electro-osmosis'?

#7524. What is 'Cooling bath'?


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#6859 2020-05-06 01:05:18

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#7525. What is 'Spiritism'?

#7526. What is Ethnopluralism (or ethno-pluralism), sometimes called ethno-differentialism?


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#6860 2020-05-07 00:02:16

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#7527. Name the German physicist  (27 July 1848 – 16 December 1916) who was the first to discover that a radioactive substance, later named radon, is emitted from radium.

#7528. Name the English chemist and physicist who is famous for discovering the chemical elements palladium and rhodium (6 August 1766 – 22 December 1828). He also developed a way to process platinum ore into malleable ingots.


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#6861 2020-05-09 00:14:16

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#7529. What does the abbreviation 'NGC' mean? (Nebulae and Clusters of Stars, a catalogue of deep sky objects in astronomy)

#7530. What does the acronym 'EPROM' mean? (chip that retains its data when its power supply is switched off. Computer memory that can retrieve stored data after a power supply has been turned off and back on is called non-volatile.)


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#6862 2020-05-11 00:29:09

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#7531. Who is the author of 'The Deserted Village' (a poem published in 1770. It is a work of social commentary, and condemns rural depopulation and the pursuit of excessive wealth)?

#7532. Name the play by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, which he completed in 1788.


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#6863 2020-05-13 00:14:14

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#7533. What does the phrase 'Economic sanctions' mean? How does it different from 'embargo'

#7534. What is Dumping, in economics?


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#6864 2020-05-15 00:08:41

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#7535. By what name is Eric Arthur Blair (25 June 1903 – 21 January 1950) popularly known?

#7536. Name the interjection used to celebrate a discovery or invention by Archimedes. It is a transliteration of an exclamation attributed to Ancient Greek mathematician and inventor Archimedes.


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#6865 2020-05-17 00:03:34

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#7537. Name the city in West Yorkshire, England, in the foothills of the Pennines, 8.6 miles (14 km) west of Leeds, and 16 miles (26 km) north-west of Wakefield.

#7538. Name the northernmost of the nine regions of Western Australia. It is bordered on the west by the Indian Ocean, on the north by the Timor Sea, on the south by the Great Sandy and Tanami deserts in the region of the Pilbara, and on the east by the Northern Territory.


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#6866 2020-05-19 00:02:13

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#7539. Who said 'Where wealth accumulates, men decay'?

#7540. Who said '“man is by nature a political animal”?


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