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#6826 2020-03-01 00:04:51

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#7459. Name the chemical elements starting with letter 'F'.

#7460. Name the chemical elements starting with letter 'G'.


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#6827 2020-03-03 00:30:41

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#7461. Who said 'Advice is judged by results, not by intentions.'?

#7462. Who said 'To the timid and hesitating everything is impossible because it seems so.'?


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#6828 2020-03-05 00:13:48

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#7463. Who said 'Every man's affairs, however little, are important to himself.'?

#7464. Who said 'Take care to get what you like or you will be forced to like what you get.'?


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#6829 2020-03-07 00:08:37

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#7465. What is the atomic number of Sulfur (Sulphur)?

#7466. What is the atomic number of Iodine?


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#6830 2020-03-09 00:06:34

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#7467. Who said “If everybody minded their own business, the world would go around a great deal faster than it does.”?

#7468. Who said “There is no future in any job. The future lies in the person who holds the job.”?


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#6831 2020-03-11 00:42:46

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#7469. What does the abbreviation 'AWACS' signify?

#7470. What does the abbreviation 'APASL' signify?


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#6832 2020-03-13 00:23:03

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#7471. Who said "England expects that every man will do his duty"?

#7472. Who said "Knowledge is Power"?


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#6833 2020-03-15 00:24:11

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#7473. What does the term in Physics 'Triple point' mean?

#7474. What does the term in Physics 'Dew point' mean?


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#6834 2020-03-17 00:22:19

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#7475. Name the British electrical engineer and student of psychic phenomena (born 14 September 1856 in Malta, died 6 April 1932 in South Eaton Place). His parents were Lieutenant General Augustus Henry Lane-Fox (1827–1900) and Alice Margaret (1828–1910, née Stanley). In 1878, he was granted a patent on a light bulb with a platinum-iridium filament. The patent also describes a system for power distribution using incandescent lamps in parallel. Name the inventor.

#7476. Bifocals are eyeglasses with two distinct optical powers. Bifocals are commonly prescribed to people with presbyopia who also require a correction for myopia, hyperopia, and/or astigmatism. Who is  is generally credited with the invention of bifocals?


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#6835 2020-03-19 00:50:25

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#7477. Name the British clergyman and mineralogist who discovered the elemental metal titanium (25 December 1761 – 11 June 1817).

#7478. Name the Swedish chemist (2 June 1787 – 30 November 1845). He was a student of Berzelius and, when studying the brittleness of steel in 1830, he rediscovered a new chemical element, to which he gave the name vanadium. Vanadium was first discovered by the Spanish-Mexican mineralogist Andrés Manuel del Río in 1801. He named it erythronium. Friedrich Wöhler later confirmed that vanadium and erythronium were the same substance. He was member of the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences from 1815.


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#6836 2020-03-21 00:06:08

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#7479. Where were the Summer Olympic Games conducted in 1912 CE?

#7480. Where were the Summer Olympic Games conducted in 1920 CE?


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#6837 2020-03-23 00:27:11

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#7481. Where were the Summer Olympic Games conducted in 1928 CE?

#7482. Where were the Summer Olympic Games conducted in 1932 CE?


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#6838 2020-03-25 00:19:58

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#7483. Name the main international airport in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

#7484. Where is the Ministro Pistarini International Airport (Spanish: Aeropuerto Internacional Ministro Pistarini), but better known as Ezeiza International Airport owing to its location in the Ezeiza Partido?


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#6839 2020-03-27 00:15:20

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#7485. Name the Sri Lankan stateswoman (17 April 1916 – 10 October 2000). She became the world's first non-hereditary female head of government in modern history, when she was elected Prime Minister of Sri Lanka in 1960. She served three terms: 1960–1965, 1970–1977 and 1994–2000.

#7486. Name the Iranian-American engineer and co-founder and chairwoman of Prodea Systems (born September 12, 1966). Her previous business accomplishments include serving as co-founder and CEO of Telecom Technologies, Inc. (TTI). On September 18, 2006, a few days after her 40th birthday, she became the first Iranian in space. She was the fourth overall self-funded space tourist, and the first self-funded woman to fly to the International Space Station.


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#6840 2020-03-29 00:31:33

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#7487. Name the American statesman, attorney, diplomat, writer, and Founding Father (October 30, 1735 – July 4, 1826) who served as the second president of the United States, from 1797 to 1801. Before his presidency, he was a leader of the American Revolution that achieved independence from Great Britain and served as the first vice president of the United States.

#7488. Name the English woman known for being the first human to have been born after conception by in vitro fertilisation, or IVF (born 25 July 1978).


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#6841 2020-03-31 00:15:35

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#7489. Name the International Airport in Sydney (an international airport in Sydney, Australia located 8 km (5 mi) south of the Sydney city centre, in the suburb of Mascot.)

#7490. Name the International Airport in Melbourne (the primary airport serving the city of Melbourne, and the second busiest airport in Australia.)


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#6842 2020-04-02 00:09:53

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#7491. Name the main international airport of the Netherlands. It is located 9 kilometres (5.6 miles) southwest of Amsterdam, in the municipality of Haarlemmermeer in North Holland. It is the third-busiest airport in Europe in terms of passenger volume and the busiest in Europe in terms of aircraft movement. The airport is built as a single-terminal concept: one large terminal split into three large departure halls.

#7492. Name the major international airport situated in Kempton Park, Gauteng, South Africa. It serves as the primary airport for domestic and international travel to/from South Africa and is Africa's busiest airport, with a capacity to handle up to 28 million passengers annually. The airport serves as the hub for South African Airways. The airport handled over 21 million passengers in 2017.


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#6843 2020-04-04 00:15:26

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#7493. Name the primary international airport in United Arab Emirates, and the world's busiest airport by international passenger traffic.

#7494. Name the  International Airport and one of the major airports in Southeast Asia and worldwide. It is located in Sepang District of Selangor, approximately 45 kilometres (28 mi) south of the city centre and serves the Greater Klang Valley conurbation.


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#6844 2020-04-06 00:44:57

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#7495. Name the Canadian short story writer (born 10 July 1931) who won the Nobel Prize in Literature in 2013. Her work has been described as having revolutionized the architecture of short stories, especially in its tendency to move forward and backward in time. Her stories have been said to "embed more than announce, reveal more than parade."

#7496. Name the American naval officer and explorer (October 25, 1888 – March 11, 1957). He was a recipient of the Medal of Honor, the highest honor for valor given by the United States, and was a pioneering American aviator, polar explorer, and organizer of polar logistics. Aircraft flights in which he served as a navigator and expedition leader crossed the Atlantic Ocean, a segment of the Arctic Ocean, and a segment of the Antarctic Plateau.


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#6845 2020-04-08 00:33:31

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#7497. When and where were the First Winter Olympics, officially known as the I Olympic Winter Games?

#7498. When and where were the Second Winter Olympics, officially known as the II Olympic Winter Games?


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#6846 2020-04-10 00:36:45

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#7499. What does the abbreviation TMDA mean? (an open-source software application designed to reduce the amount of junk email a user receives. TMDA's main difference from other anti-spam systems is the use of a controversial challenge/response system that bulk mailing machines and programs are either unwilling (to save bandwidth) or unable (due to lack of programming) to answer.)

#7500. What does the abbreviation UNCITRAL mean? (a subsidiary body of the U.N. General Assembly (UNGA) responsible for helping to facilitate international trade and investment.)


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#6847 2020-04-12 00:21:47

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#7501. Name the the longest river in the Iberian Peninsula. It is 1,007 km (626 mi) long, 716 km (445 mi) in Spain, 47 km (29 mi) along the border between Portugal and Spain and 275 km (171 mi) in Portugal, where it empties into the Atlantic Ocean near Lisbon. It drains an area of 80,100 square kilometers (30,927 sq mi) (the second largest in the Iberian peninsula after the Douro).

#7502. Name the river in central Spain, which flows from the Sierra de Guadarrama, passes through Madrid, and eventually empties into the Jarama river. In its urban section, the river was modified to create a section of water several meters deep, in some parts navigable by canoes. This project of channeling and damming has been partially reversed in a re-naturalization project.


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#6848 2020-04-14 00:21:44

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#7503. Tantalum is a chemical element with the symbol Ta and atomic number 73. Previously known as tantalium, it is named after Tantalus, a villain from Greek mythology. Tantalum is a rare, hard, blue-gray, lustrous transition metal that is highly corrosion-resistant. It is part of the refractory metals group, which are widely used as minor components in alloys. The chemical inertness of tantalum makes it a valuable substance for laboratory equipment, and as a substitute for platinum. Its main use today is in tantalum capacitors in electronic equipment such as mobile phones, DVD players, video game systems and computers.

Who discovered it in Sweden in 1802?

#7504. Tellurium is a chemical element with the symbol Te and atomic number 52. It is a brittle, mildly toxic, rare, silver-white metalloid. Tellurium is chemically related to selenium and sulfur, all three of which are chalcogens. It is occasionally found in native form as elemental crystals. Tellurium is far more common in the Universe as a whole than on Earth. Its extreme rarity in the Earth's crust, comparable to that of platinum, is due partly to its formation of a volatile hydride that caused tellurium to be lost to space as a gas during the hot nebular formation of Earth, and partly to tellurium's low affinity for oxygen, which causes it to bind preferentially to other chalcophiles in dense minerals that sink into the core.

Tellurium-bearing compounds were first discovered in 1782 in a gold mine in Kleinschlatten, Transylvania (now Zlatna, Romania). Name the Austrian mineralogist who discovered it.


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#6849 2020-04-16 00:33:05

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#7505. With which game/sport is 'ISSF World Cup' associated?

#7506. With which game/sport is 'Webb Ellis Cup' associated?


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#6850 2020-04-18 00:35:11

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#7507. What does the Latin term 'Quorum' mean?

#7508. What does the Latin term 'Quo warranto' mean?


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