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## #76 2007-12-09 18:39:18

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#153. What is Ramanujan Number in Mathematics?

#154. Do all Real Numbers belong to Complex Numbers?

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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## #77 2007-12-09 19:57:46

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#155. What is the value of escape velocity roughly?

#156. What is the value of orbital velocity roughly?

#157. What are geo-stationery satellites?

#158. What is the value of acceleration due to gravity roughly (along with unit)?

#159. What is the value of Universal Gravitational constant (with unit) roughly?

#160. How is the shape of planet earth best described?

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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## #78 2007-12-09 21:25:06

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#161. What does http stand for?

#162. What does html stand for?

#163. What does URL stand for?

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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## #79 2007-12-09 21:32:25

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At least I learnt a little in my computer programming class!

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## #80 2007-12-10 02:02:58

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Wrap it in bacon

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## #81 2007-12-10 16:59:39

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Solutions to #153 to #163. Solution to #160 is Oblate Spheroid.

Commendable performance, Identity and TheDude!!! All correct!!!

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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## #82 2007-12-10 18:24:25

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#164. What does ISP stand for in Internet parlance?

#165. Which planet in the solar system has the most number of satellites?

#166. Approximately how many years does the planet pluto take to revolve around the sun once?

#167. Approximately how many years does the sun  take to revolve around the galactic center?

#168. Which is the biggest country in area in South America?

#169. What is the capital of Myanmar?

#170. On the banks of which river is the city of New York 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.

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

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## #83 2007-12-10 19:53:03

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#171. What are three types of volcanoes?

#172. What is Feng Shui?

#173. Who said 'The world is built upon the power of numbers'?

#174. In which disciplines are the Nobel prize awarded?

#175. What does FIFA stand for?

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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## #84 2007-12-11 17:04:07

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#176. What is the formula for converting degress Centigrade to degrees Fahrenheit?

#177. Who scored the first run and the first century in Test cricket?

#178. What does the acronym BASIC stand for?

#179. What does the acronym COBOL stand for?

#180. What do AM and PM stand for?

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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## #85 2007-12-11 21:52:32

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## #86 2007-12-11 22:00:49

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Well done, Identity! Your answers are mostly correct!
Solution to #165: I was referring to natural satellites!
Solution to #174 : You have missed out one!
Solution to #180 : Spelling to be checked please!
Well done!!!

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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## #87 2007-12-11 23:48:16

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And extra for

Last edited by JohnnyReinB (2007-12-11 23:49:31)

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## #88 2007-12-12 02:00:53

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All correct, JohnnyReinB! Spelling to be checked by you also! The extra is also correct! Very well done!! Keep up the good work!!!

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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## #89 2007-12-12 17:18:14

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#181. What does LASER stand for?

#182. Who was the first person to walk in space?

#183. What does MASER stand for?

#184. What does the word 'serendipity' mean in English language?

#185. Which country awards the Nobel prize?

#186. What is the Nobel prize equivalent in mathematics?

#187. What are the two important features of the award in question No.186?

#188. What does ENIAC stand for?

#189. What is the time taken by sunlight to reach planet earth?

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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## #90 2007-12-12 17:20:38

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#190. What is Paul Julius Reuter known for?

#191. What is Samuel Johnson known for?

#192. What is Baden Powell known for?

#193. Who founded the Red Cross society?

#194. Whose autobiography is 'Mein Kampf'?

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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## #91 2007-12-12 20:30:02

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#195. Name the lightest gas.

#196. The density of this metal is 13,600 kilograms per meter cube. Which metal is this?

#197. Helium, Neon, Argon, Krypton, Xenon, ________. Fill in the blank.

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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## #92 2007-12-12 21:43:33

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#198. Who created the comic character Tintin?

#199. Who created the comic character Asterix?

#200. Who created the comic character Phantom?

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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## #93 2007-12-13 17:46:19

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#201. What is Latent heat of fusion?

#202. What is Specific heat capacity of a substance?

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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## #94 2007-12-13 18:24:39

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#203. Who is a psephologist?

#204. What is the capital of New Zealand?

#205. The name of this language written in English language is a palindrome. Which language is being referred to?

#206. What does QANTAS stand for?

#207. What is the name of the Parliament of Japan?

#208. Which country was formerly known as Formosa?

#209. Who gave the pacific ocean its name?

#210. What is box office?

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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## #95 2007-12-13 19:39:46

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#211. What does SCUBA in scuba diving stand for?

#211. What does SIM in SIM card (Mobile phones) stand for?

#212. What does LCD stand for (in electronics)?

#213. What does CRT stand for (in electronics)?

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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## #96 2007-12-14 02:32:17

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## #97 2007-12-15 17:18:18

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Answers to #185 to #212
TheDude,
Nobel Prize isn't awarded by Switzerland;
The other condition for Field's Medal is the recepient should be less than or equal to 40 years of age.
All the other answers are correct,
Very well done!!!

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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## #98 2007-12-15 17:21:32

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#214. What is the name of the Parliament of Iran?

#215. 'Panchayat' is the name of which country's Parliament?

#216. Which country's Upper House and the Lower House are Rajya Sabha and Lok Sabha respectively?

#217. How many years is a millennium?

#218. Platinum Jubilee is celebrated on completion of how many years?

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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## #99 2007-12-15 19:39:35

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#219. What is bps in Internet jargon?

#220. What is CGI in Internet jargon?

#221. What is ADSL in Internet jargon?

#222. What is ISDN in Internet jargon?

#223. What is GIF? (GIF Images)

#224. What is JPEG?(JPEG Images)

#225. Which is the biggest island in Japan?

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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## #100 2007-12-15 20:58:16

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#226. Who is/are the author(s) of 'Freedom at Midnight'?

#227. Which country was formerly known as Nippon?

#228. Who played the mermaid in 'Splash'?

#229. Where is the Changi International Airport?

#230. Where are the Narita and Haneda Airports?

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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