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#6926 2020-10-04 00:05:37

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#7659. Name the American inventor (January 1, 1849 – December 5, 1920) who patented and manufactured the first practical crawler-type tread tractor. The continuous-type track is used for heavy agricultural and engineering vehicles to spread the weight over a large area to prevent the vehicle from sinking into soft ground.

#7660. Name the was American machinist and inventor (September 25, 1807 – January 18, 1859). Along with Samuel Morse, he was central in developing and commercializing American telegraphy between 1837 and 1844.


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#6927 2020-10-06 00:09:38

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#7661. What does the biological name Arctictis binturong signify?

#7662. Name the  ratites (flightless birds without a keel on their sternum bone) that are native to the tropical forests of New Guinea (Papua New Guinea and Indonesia),  East Nusa Tenggara, the Maluku Islands, and northeastern Australia. They feed mainly on fruit, although all species are truly omnivorous and will take a range of other plant food, including shoots and grass seeds, in addition to fungi, invertebrates, and small vertebrates.


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#6928 2020-10-08 00:04:31

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#7663. What does the term 'Carpology' mean?

#7664. What does the term 'Carex' mean?


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#6929 2020-10-10 00:10:57

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#7665. It is the primary time standard by which the world regulates clocks and time. It is within about 1 second of mean solar time at 0° longitude, and is not adjusted for daylight saving time. It is effectively a successor to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT). What is it?

#7666. What do the abbreviations/acronyms IUPAC and IUPAP signify?


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#6930 2020-10-12 00:11:47

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#7667. What does the term 'Rheology' mean?

#7668. What does the term 'Zootaxy' mean?


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#6931 2020-10-14 00:04:30

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#7669. What does the term 'Mariner's compass' mean?

#7670. What does the term 'Elastic modulus' (also known as modulus of elasticity) mean?


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#6932 2020-10-16 00:06:42

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#7671. What does the term 'Taxidermy' mean?

#7672. Who invented the 'Aneroid barometer'?


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#6933 2020-10-18 00:09:55

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#7673. What does the term 'Aboulomania' mean?

#7674. What does the term 'Arithmomania' mean?


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#6934 2020-10-20 00:35:16

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#7675. What does the Latin phrase 'audacia pro muro et scuto opus' mean?

#7676. What does the phrase 'brutum fulmen' mean?


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#6935 2020-10-22 00:07:18

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#7677. What does the term 'Cherophobia' mean?

#7678. What does the term 'Coimetrophobia' mean?


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#6936 2020-10-24 00:14:43

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#7679. Name the national bird of Argentina and Uruguay.

#7680. What is a 'Keel-billed toucan'?


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#6937 2020-10-26 00:03:34

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#7681. What does the term 'Decalcomania' mean?

#7682. What does the term 'Dromomania' mean?


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#6938 2020-10-28 00:06:22

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#7683. What does the term 'Carpology' mean?

#7684. What does the term 'Cetology' mean?


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#6939 2020-10-30 00:10:32

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#7685. In which nation is the city Kyiv or Kiev situated?

#7686. In which nation is the city Baku situated?


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#6940 2020-11-01 00:09:01

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#7687. What does the term 'Oikophobia' mean?

#7688. What does the term 'Emetophobia' mean?


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#6941 2020-11-03 00:07:56

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#7689. Name the was an English civil engineer responsible for the design of bridges, canals, harbours and lighthouses (8 June 1724 – 28 October 1792). He was also a capable mechanical engineer and an eminent physicist. Smeaton was the first self-proclaimed "civil engineer", and is often regarded as the "father of civil engineering".

#7690. Name the was an American scientist who made significant theoretical contributions to physics, chemistry, and mathematics (February 11, 1839 – April 28, 1903). His work on the applications of thermodynamics was instrumental in transforming physical chemistry into a rigorous inductive science. Together with James Clerk Maxwell and Ludwig Boltzmann, he created statistical mechanics (a term that he coined), explaining the laws of thermodynamics as consequences of the statistical properties of ensembles of the possible states of a physical system composed of many particles.


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#6942 2020-11-05 00:04:59

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#7691. What does the term 'Chalcography' mean?

#7692. What does the term 'Chrematistics' mean?


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#6943 2020-11-07 00:30:23

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#7693. Who is known as ' "Father of Green Chemistry"?

#7694. Name the Baltic German chemist and philosopher (2 September [O.S. 21 August] 1853 – 4 April 1932). He is credited with being one of the founders of the field of physical chemistry, with Jacobus Henricus van 't Hoff, Walther Nernst, and Svante Arrhenius. He received the Nobel Prize in Chemistry in 1909 for his scientific contributions to the fields of catalysis, chemical equilibria and reaction velocities.


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#6944 2020-11-09 00:18:14

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#7695. What does the term 'Herpetology' mean?

#7696. What does the term 'Codicology' mean?


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#6945 2020-11-11 00:09:48

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#7697. What does the term 'Ergophobia' mean?

#7698. What does the term 'Gelotophobia' mean?


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#6946 2020-11-13 00:07:50

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#7699. Name the American mathematician and philosopher (November 26, 1894 – March 18, 1964). He was a professor of mathematics at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). A child prodigy, Wiener later became an early researcher in stochastic and mathematical noise processes, contributing work relevant to electronic engineering, electronic communication, and control systems.

He is considered the originator of cybernetics, a formalization of the notion of feedback, with implications for engineering, systems control, computer science, biology, neuroscience, philosophy, and the organization of society.

#7700. Name the was an American agronomist (March 25, 1914 – September 12, 2009) who led initiatives worldwide that contributed to the extensive increases in agricultural production termed the Green Revolution. He was awarded multiple honors for his work, including the Nobel Peace Prize, the Presidential Medal of Freedom and the Congressional Gold Medal.


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#6947 2020-11-16 00:04:10

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#7701. Name the British ecologist sometimes described as the "father of modern ecology." (January 30, 1903 – May 17, 1991).  He contributed for more than sixty years to the fields of limnology, systems ecology, radiation ecology, entomology, genetics, biogeochemistry, a mathematical theory of population growth, art history, philosophy, religion, and anthropology. He worked on the passage of phosphorus through lakes, the chemistry and biology of lakes, the theory of interspecific competition, and on insect taxonomy and genetics, zoo-geography and African water bugs.

#7702. Name the German Humanist scholar, mineralogist and metallurgist (24 March 1494 – 21 November 1555). Born in the small town of Glauchau, in the Electorate of Saxony of the Holy Roman Empire, he was broadly educated, but took a particular interest in the mining and refining of metals. He is well known for his pioneering work De re metallica libri XII, that was published in 1556, one year after his death. This 12-volume work is a comprehensive and systematic study, classification and methodical guide on all available factual and practical aspects, that are of concern for mining, the mining sciences and metallurgy, investigated and researched in its natural environment by means of direct observation.


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#6948 2020-11-18 00:16:27

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#7703. What does the branch of science 'Edaphology' mean?

#7704. What does the branch of science 'Ekistics' mean?


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#6949 2020-11-20 00:08:15

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#7705. They are ratites (flightless birds without a keel on their sternum bone) that are native to the tropical forests of New Guinea (Papua New Guinea and Indonesia), East Nusa Tenggara, the Maluku Islands, and northeastern Australia.

There are three extant species. The most common of these is the third-tallest and second-heaviest living bird, smaller only than the ostrich and emu.

They feed mainly on fruit, although all species are truly omnivorous and will take a range of other plant food, including shoots and grass seeds, in addition to fungi, invertebrates, and small vertebrates. They are very wary of humans, but if provoked they are capable of inflicting serious, even fatal, injuries to both dogs and people. It has often been labeled "the world's most dangerous bird".

Name it.

#7706. It is a species of goat-antelope (Rupicapra rupicapra)native to mountains in Europe, from west to east, including the Cantabrian mountains, the Pyrenees, the Alps and the Apennines, the Dinarides, the Tatra and the Carpathian Mountains, the Balkan Mountains, the Rila - Rhodope massif, Pindus, the northeastern mountains of Turkey, and the Caucasus. It has also been introduced to the South Island of New Zealand. Some subspecies of chamois are strictly protected in the EU under the European Habitats Directive. Name it.


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#6950 2020-11-22 00:06:59

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#7707. What is 'Stratigraphy'?

#7708. What is 'Speleology'?


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