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#1 Re: Ganesh's Puzzles » General Quiz » Today 16:10:51

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#6625. What is 'allodoxaphobia'?

#6626. What is 'catagelophobia' or 'katagelophobia'?

#2 Re: Ganesh's Puzzles » Interesting Information..... » Today 15:52:04

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Both the Answers, II 152 and II 153, are correct. Excellent, bobbym!

II 154. What is a Short ton?

II 155. The standard atmosphere (symbol: atm) is a unit of pressure. What is its value in Pascals?

#3 Re: Ganesh's Puzzles » 10 second questions » Today 15:20:32

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The solution #6188 is correct. Neat work, bobbym!

#6189. Find the value of k for which the given quadratic equation has real and distinct roots:

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#4 Re: Ganesh's Puzzles » Oral puzzles » Today 15:12:51

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The solution #3767 is correct. Neat work, bobbym!

#3768. In each of the following system of equations determine whether the system has a unique solution, no solution or infinitely many solutions.
In case there is a unique solution, find it:
(i) 2x + y = 5,
4x + 2y = 10.

(ii) x - 2y = 8,
5x - 10y = 10.

#5 Re: Ganesh's Puzzles » 10 second questions » Yesterday 18:48:42

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The solution #6187 (two values) is correct. Neat work, bobbym!

#6188. Find the values of k for which the roots are real and equal in each of the following equation:
kx(x - 2) + 6 = 0.

#6 Re: Ganesh's Puzzles » Oral puzzles » Yesterday 18:43:32

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The solution set in #3766 is perfect. Excellent, bobbym!

In each of the following system of equations determine whether the system has a unique solution, no solution or infinitely many solutions.
In case there is a unique solution, find it:
x - 3y = 3,
3x - 9y = 2.

#7 Re: Ganesh's Puzzles » Interesting Information..... » Yesterday 14:28:25

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II 152. How many square meters is an Acre?

II 153. How many Ounces is a Kilogram?

#8 Re: Ganesh's Puzzles » General Quiz » Yesterday 14:10:11

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The Answer #6621 is correct. Neat work, bobbym!

#6623. What is 'Kritarchy'?

#6624. What is 'ptochocracy'?

#9 Re: Ganesh's Puzzles » General Quiz » Yesterday 02:37:39

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The Answers, #6619 and #6620, are correct. Excellent, bobbym!

#6621. Name the English physicist, and Nobel Prize in Physics laureate (5 December 1903 - 9 August 1969) for his development of the photographic method of studying nuclear processes and for the resulting discovery of the pion (pi-meson), a subatomic particle.

#6622. Name an an elementary particle similar to the electron, with an electric charge of -1 e and a spin of 1/2, but with a much greater mass. It is classified as a lepton. As is the case with other leptons, it is not believed to have any sub-structure - that is, it is not thought to be composed of any simpler particles.

#10 Re: Ganesh's Puzzles » Oral puzzles » 2017-04-22 14:55:04

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The solution #3765 (two parts) is correct. Neat work, bobbym!

#3766. Determine the values of m and n so that the following system of linear equations have infinite number of solutions:
(2m - 1)x + 3y - 5 = 0,
3x + (n - 1)y - 2 = 0.

#11 Re: Ganesh's Puzzles » 10 second questions » 2017-04-22 14:45:33

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The solution #6186 (two values) is correct. Excellent, bobbym!

#6187. Find the values of k for which the roots are real and equal in each of the following equation:

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#12 Re: Ganesh's Puzzles » Interesting Information..... » 2017-04-22 14:28:56

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Both the Answers, II 148 (perfect) and II 149 (close), are correct. Keep it up, bobbym!

II 150. What is the Mean Density of Sun (kilograms per meter cube)?

II 151.  What is the Mean Density of the Moon (kilograms per meter cube)?

#13 Re: Ganesh's Puzzles » General Quiz » 2017-04-22 14:06:35

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Both the Answers, #6617 and #6618, are correct. Excellent, bobbym!

#6619. Name a type of remote-sensing thermometer used to measure the temperature of a surface. Various forms of it have historically existed. In the modern usage, it is a device that from a distance determines the temperature of a surface from the spectrum of the thermal radiation it emits.

#6620. Name an instrument used for measuring ionizing radiation used widely in applications such as radiation dosimetry, radiological protection, experimental physics and the nuclear industry. It detects ionizing radiation such as alpha particles, beta particles and gamma rays using the ionization effect produced in a tube; which gives its name to the instrument. In wide and prominent use as a hand-held radiation survey instrument, it is perhaps one of the world's best-known radiation detection instruments.

#14 Re: Ganesh's Puzzles » General Quiz » 2017-04-21 22:03:04

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The Answer #6615 is correct. Neat work, bobbym!

#6617. What is 'Desiccation'?

#6618. What is 'Efflorescence' in chemistry?

#15 Re: Ganesh's Puzzles » Interesting Information..... » 2017-04-21 21:42:12

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II 148. What is the Surface gravity of Mars? (± 10%) (Meters per second squared)

II 149. What is the Surface gravity of Venus? (± 10%) (Meters per second squared)

#16 Re: Ganesh's Puzzles » Interesting Information..... » 2017-04-21 15:19:56

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The Answer II 144 is correct. Neat work, bobbym!

II 146. The Temple of Artemis or Artemision, also known less precisely as the Temple of Diana, was a Greek temple dedicated to the goddess Artemis. It was located in Ephesus (near the modern town of Selçuk in present-day Turkey). One of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World, it was completely rebuilt three times before its final destruction in which year?

II 147. The Colossus of Rhodes was a statue of the Greek titan-god of the sun Helios, erected in the city of Rhodes, on the Greek island of the same name, by Chares of Lindos in 280 BC. One of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World, it was constructed to celebrate Rhodes' victory over the ruler of Cyprus, Antigonus I Monophthalmus, whose son unsuccessfully besieged Rhodes in 305 BC. According to most contemporary descriptions, the Colossus stood approximately 70 cubits, or 33 metres (108 feet) high-the approximate height of the modern Statue of Liberty from feet to crown-making it the tallest statue of the ancient world. It was destroyed during the earthquake and never rebuilt. Which year was it?

#17 Re: Ganesh's Puzzles » 10 second questions » 2017-04-21 14:57:22

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#6188. Find the values of k for which the roots are real and equal in each of the following equation:

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#18 Re: Ganesh's Puzzles » Oral puzzles » 2017-04-21 14:50:21

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The solution #3764 is correct. Neat work, bobbym!

#3765. Determine the values of a and b for which the following system of equations has infinite solutions:
2x - (a - 4)y = 2b + 1,
4x - (a - 1)y = 5b - 1.

#19 Re: Ganesh's Puzzles » General Quiz » 2017-04-21 14:43:07

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The Answer #6613 is correct. Neat work, bobbym!

#6615. Name the person : He has been called the "father of observational astronomy", the "father of modern physics", the "father of scientific method", and the "father of science". In about 1593, he constructed a thermometer, using the expansion and contraction of air in a bulb to move water in an attached tube.

#6616. Name the first electric clothes washer sold commercially in the United States.  Produced by the Chicago-based Hurley Electric Laundry Equipment Company, it is believed to be the first electrically powered washer ever manufactured, crediting Hurley as the inventor of the first automatic washing machine.

#20 Re: Ganesh's Puzzles » General Quiz » 2017-04-21 01:43:55

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The Answer #6612 is correct. Excellent, bobbym!

#6613. Where is 'Huascarán'? (The mountain was named after Huáscar, a 16th-century Inca emperor who was the Sapa Inca of the Inca empire.)

#6614. Where is 'Cape Guardafui'? (also known as Ras Asir and historically as Aromata promontorium)

#21 Re: Exercises » Compute the solution: » 2017-04-20 17:00:17

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The solution 637 (two values) is correct. Neat work, bobbym!

638. If

are the zeroes of the quadratic polynomial
, find the value of
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#22 Re: Ganesh's Puzzles » Mensuration » 2017-04-20 16:29:22

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M #285. The radii of circular ends of a solid frustum of a cone are 33 cm and 27 cm and its slant height is 10 cm. Find its total surface area.

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#23 Re: Ganesh's Puzzles » General Quiz » 2017-04-20 14:48:53

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The Answer #6610 is correct. Good work, bobbym!

#6611. Where is the Bambara language spoken?

#6612. Where is 'Guadalajara'? (It is the 10th largest city in Latin America in population, urban area and gross domestic product. The city is named after the Spanish city of this name, the name of which came from the Andalusian Arabic wād(i) l-ḥijāra, meaning "river/valley of stones".)

#24 Re: Ganesh's Puzzles » Interesting Information..... » 2017-04-20 14:07:44

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II 144. What is the Atomic Number of Dubnium? (with symbol Db) (Z < 100)

II 145. What is the Atomic Number of Meitnerium? (with symbol Mt)  (Z < 100)

#25 Re: Ganesh's Puzzles » Oral puzzles » 2017-04-20 13:42:04

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The solution #3763 is correct. Good work, bobbym!

#3764. For what value of k, will the following system of equations have infinitely many solutions?
2x + 3y = 4,
(k + 2)x + 6y = 3k + 2.

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