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## #7151 2021-12-19 00:06:32

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#8105. What does the term in Geography 'Contour line' mean?

#8106. What does the term in Geography 'Conurbation' mean?

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## #7152 2021-12-21 00:08:20

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#8107. What does the term in Geography 'Corrasion' mean?

#8108. What does the term in Geography 'Coulee' mean?

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## #7153 2021-12-23 00:13:14

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#8109. What does the term 'Dendrology' mean?

#8110. What does the term 'Deltiology' mean?

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## #7154 2021-12-24 21:47:47

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#8111. What does the term 'Dendroclimatology' mean?

#8112. What does the term 'Dermatopathology' mean?

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## #7155 2021-12-25 18:23:40

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#8113. What does the term 'Ecohydrology' mean?

#8114. What does the term 'Ecophysiology' mean?

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## #7156 2021-12-27 00:05:54

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#8115. What does the term 'Ecotoxicology' mean?

#8116. What does the term 'Edaphology' mean?

It appears to me that if one wants to make progress in mathematics, one should study the masters and not the pupils. - Niels Henrik Abel.

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## #7157 2021-12-29 00:01:55

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#8117. Who was/is known as 'Sister Dora'?

#8118. Who was/is known as 'Ulay'?

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## #7158 2021-12-31 00:00:51

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#8119. Who is Martha Helen Stewart (born August 3, 1941)?

#8120. Who is known as 'Magic Johnson'?

It appears to me that if one wants to make progress in mathematics, one should study the masters and not the pupils. - Niels Henrik Abel.

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## #7159 2022-01-01 22:25:36

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#8121. Name the American engineer and expert in nanotechnology and biomedical engineering, focusing on futuristic technologies (August 7, 1956 – October 11, 2018)  to create interdisciplinary solutions for the grand challenges in health, energy and the environment. He has been considered one of the pioneers of bionanotechnology. Some of his fundamental contributions include the development of biomolecular motors for powering inorganic nanodevices while at Cornell and muscle-driven self-assembled nanodevices while at UCLA (University of California, Los Angeles).

#8122. Name the English clockmaker, watchmaker and mechanician who is still regarded to this day as the "Father of English Clockmaking" (1639–1713). His work includes some of the most historic and important clocks and watches in the world, and can command very high prices whenever outstanding examples appear at auction. A plaque commemorates the house he shared on Fleet Street in London with his equally famous pupil and successor George Graham.

It appears to me that if one wants to make progress in mathematics, one should study the masters and not the pupils. - Niels Henrik Abel.

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

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## #7160 2022-01-02 16:57:46

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#8123. Where is the 'Lake Assal'? (Lake Assal is a saline lake that lies 155 m (509 ft) below sea level in the Afar Triangle, making it the lowest point on land in Africa and the third-lowest point on Earth after the Sea of Galilee and the Dead Sea.)

#8124. Where is the 'Sea of Galilee'? (The lake has been called by different names throughout its history, usually depending on the dominant settlement on its shores. With the changing fate of the towns, the lake's name also changed.)

It appears to me that if one wants to make progress in mathematics, one should study the masters and not the pupils. - Niels Henrik Abel.

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

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## #7161 2022-01-04 00:07:34

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#8125. Name the longest continental mountain range in the world, forming a continuous highland along the western edge of South America. The range is 6,999 km (4,349 mi) long, 200 to 700 km (124 to 435 mi) wide (widest between 18°S - 20°S latitude), and has an average height of about 4,000 m (13,123 ft). It extend from north to south through seven South American countries: Venezuela, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru, Bolivia, Chile, and Argentina.

#8126. What/Where is the 'Great Dividing Range'?

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## #7162 2022-01-05 22:29:42

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#8127. What does the term in Ecology 'Carbon credit' mean?

#8128. What does the term in Geography 'Peninsula' mean?

It appears to me that if one wants to make progress in mathematics, one should study the masters and not the pupils. - Niels Henrik Abel.

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

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## #7163 2022-01-07 00:03:42

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#8129. Name the river delta in the Bengal region of South Asia, consisting of Bangladesh and the Indian state of West Bengal. It is the world's largest river delta and it empties into the Bay of Bengal with the combined waters of several river systems, mainly those of the Brahmaputra river and the Ganges river.

#8130. Name the the largest rainforest in the world With a 5.5 million sq km (2.1 million sq mi) area of dense tropical forest).

It appears to me that if one wants to make progress in mathematics, one should study the masters and not the pupils. - Niels Henrik Abel.

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## #7164 2022-01-07 02:04:04

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Learning is fun - Exceptio probat regulam!

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## #7165 2022-01-07 02:27:38

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Excellent!

#8131. Where are the grasslands 'Pampas'?

#8132. Where/What is 'Pannonian Steppe'?

It appears to me that if one wants to make progress in mathematics, one should study the masters and not the pupils. - Niels Henrik Abel.

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## #7166 2022-01-09 00:17:09

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#8133. What does the medical term 'Angina', also known as 'angina pectoris'?

#8134. What does the medical term 'Tachycardia' mean?

It appears to me that if one wants to make progress in mathematics, one should study the masters and not the pupils. - Niels Henrik Abel.

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## #7167 2022-01-10 00:05:14

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#8135. Where is the 'Gulf of Bothnia' situated?

#8136. Where is the 'Bay of Biscay' situated?

It appears to me that if one wants to make progress in mathematics, one should study the masters and not the pupils. - Niels Henrik Abel.

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## #7168 2022-01-11 00:57:25

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#8137. Name the Nigerian novelist, poet, and critic who is regarded as the dominant figure of modern African literature (16 November 1930 – 21 March 2013). His first novel and magnum opus, Things Fall Apart (1958), occupies a pivotal place in African literature and remains the most widely studied, translated and read African novel. Along with Things Fall Apart, his No Longer at Ease (1960) and Arrow of God (1964) complete the so called "African Trilogy"; later novels include A Man of the People (1966) and Anthills of the Savannah (1987). He is often referred to as the "father of African literature", although he vigorously rejected the characterization.

#8138. Name the American business magnate, computer programmer, researcher, investor, and philanthropist  (January 21, 1953 – October 15, 2018) . He co-founded Microsoft Corporation with childhood friend Bill Gates in 1975, which helped spark the microcomputer revolution of the 1970s and 1980s. Microsoft became the world's largest personal computer software company. He was ranked as the 44th-wealthiest person in the world by Forbes in 2018, with an estimated net worth of \$20.3 billion at the time of his death.

It appears to me that if one wants to make progress in mathematics, one should study the masters and not the pupils. - Niels Henrik Abel.

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

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## #7169 2022-01-11 00:58:00

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#8137. Name the Nigerian novelist, poet, and critic who is regarded as the dominant figure of modern African literature (16 November 1930 – 21 March 2013). His first novel and magnum opus, Things Fall Apart (1958), occupies a pivotal place in African literature and remains the most widely studied, translated and read African novel. Along with Things Fall Apart, his No Longer at Ease (1960) and Arrow of God (1964) complete the so called "African Trilogy"; later novels include A Man of the People (1966) and Anthills of the Savannah (1987). He is often referred to as the "father of African literature", although he vigorously rejected the characterization.

#8138. Name the American business magnate, computer programmer, researcher, investor, and philanthropist  (January 21, 1953 – October 15, 2018) . He co-founded Microsoft Corporation with childhood friend Bill Gates in 1975, which helped spark the microcomputer revolution of the 1970s and 1980s. Microsoft became the world's largest personal computer software company. He was ranked as the 44th-wealthiest person in the world by Forbes in 2018, with an estimated net worth of \$20.3 billion at the time of his death.

It appears to me that if one wants to make progress in mathematics, one should study the masters and not the pupils. - Niels Henrik Abel.

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

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## #7170 2022-01-12 00:04:18

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#8139. Where is 'Micronesia' situated? (Name the Continent).

#8140. What is the Currency of Jordan?

It appears to me that if one wants to make progress in mathematics, one should study the masters and not the pupils. - Niels Henrik Abel.

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

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## #7171 2022-01-13 22:05:28

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#8141. Name the Spanish surrealist artist renowned for his technical skill, precise draftsmanship, and the striking and bizarre images in his work (11 May 1904 – 23 January 1989).

Born in Figueres, Catalonia, Spain, he received his formal education in fine arts in Madrid. Influenced by Impressionism and the Renaissance masters from a young age, he became increasingly attracted to Cubism and avant-garde movements.

#8142. Name the American athlete who excelled in golf, basketball, baseball and track and field  (June 26, 1911 – September 27, 1956). She won two gold medals in track and field at the 1932 Summer Olympics, before turning to professional golf and winning 10 LPGA major championships. She is widely regarded as one of the greatest female athletes of all time. (LPGA is Ladies Professional Golf Association).

It appears to me that if one wants to make progress in mathematics, one should study the masters and not the pupils. - Niels Henrik Abel.

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

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## #7172 2022-01-15 00:10:19

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#8143. Rumeysa Gelgi (born January 1st, 1997) is a advocate, researcher and front-end developer who holds the title of tallest living woman in the world from Guinness World Records since October 2021. She previously held the title of tallest living female teenager in the world. She is 7 feet 0.7 inches (215.1 cm) tall.

Her height is caused by Weaver syndrome, a rare condition which causes rapid growth among other abnormalities. It effects men three times more than women. Because of her condition, she usually uses a wheelchair to move, but can walk for short periods of time.

Gelgi says that she wishes to use her title to raise awareness of diseases and conditions such as hers.

What is her nationality?

#8144. Name the Canadian actor, author, producer, director, screenwriter, commercial astronaut, and musician (born March 22, 1931) . In a career spanning seven decades, he is best known for his portrayal of Captain James T. Kirk of the USS Enterprise in the Star Trek franchise.

In 2021, he flew to space aboard a Blue Origin sub-orbital capsule. At age 90 he became the oldest person to fly to space and one of the first 600 to do so. Minutes after the flight Shatner articulated experiencing the overview effect.

It appears to me that if one wants to make progress in mathematics, one should study the masters and not the pupils. - Niels Henrik Abel.

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

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## #7173 2022-01-15 00:11:51

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#8143. Rumeysa Gelgi (born January 1st, 1997) is an advocate, researcher and front-end developer who holds the title of tallest living woman in the world from Guinness World Records since October 2021. She previously held the title of tallest living female teenager in the world. She is 7 feet 0.7 inches (215.1 cm) tall.

Her height is caused by Weaver syndrome, a rare condition which causes rapid growth among other abnormalities. It effects men three times more than women. Because of her condition, she usually uses a wheelchair to move, but can walk for short periods of time.

Gelgi says that she wishes to use her title to raise awareness of diseases and conditions such as hers.

What is her nationality?

#8144. Name the Canadian actor, author, producer, director, screenwriter, commercial astronaut, and musician (born March 22, 1931) . In a career spanning seven decades, he is best known for his portrayal of Captain James T. Kirk of the USS Enterprise in the Star Trek franchise.

In 2021, he flew to space aboard a Blue Origin sub-orbital capsule. At age 90 he became the oldest person to fly to space and one of the first 600 to do so. Minutes after the flight Shatner articulated experiencing the overview effect.

It appears to me that if one wants to make progress in mathematics, one should study the masters and not the pupils. - Niels Henrik Abel.

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

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## #7174 2022-01-16 00:05:04

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#8145. What does the term 'Digital divide' mean?

#8146. What does the term 'Digital economy' mean?

It appears to me that if one wants to make progress in mathematics, one should study the masters and not the pupils. - Niels Henrik Abel.

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## #7175 2022-01-17 01:41:14

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#8147. The human skeleton is the internal framework of the human body. It is composed of around 270 bones at birth. This total decreases to around how many bones by adulthood after some bones get fused together?

#8148. Name the bone in the middle ear of humans and other animals which is involved in the conduction of sound vibrations to the inner ear. This bone is connected to the oval window by its annular ligament, which allows the footplate to transmit sound energy through the oval window into the inner ear. It is is the smallest and lightest bone in the human body.

It appears to me that if one wants to make progress in mathematics, one should study the masters and not the pupils. - Niels Henrik Abel.

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