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#6151 2016-12-26 22:43:16

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#6389. This scientist (30 August 1871 – 19 October 1937) was a New Zealand physicist who came to be known as the father of nuclear physics. Encyclopædia Britannica considers him to be the greatest experimentalist since Michael Faraday (1791–1867). Name him.

#6390.  Name the major 19th-century Norwegian playwright, theatre director, and poet (20 March 1828 – 23 May 1906). He is often referred to as "the father of realism" and is one of the founders of Modernism in theatre. His major works include Brand, Peer Gynt, An Enemy of the People, Emperor and Galilean, A Doll's House, Hedda Gabler, Ghosts, The Wild Duck, When We Dead Awaken, Pillars of Society, The Lady from the Sea, Rosmersholm, The Master Builder and John Gabriel Borkman. Name him.


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#6152 2016-12-27 07:00:00

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In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
If it ain't broke, fix it until it is.
Always satisfy the Prime Directive of getting the right answer above all else.

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#6153 2016-12-27 23:37:30

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The Answer #6389 is correct. Neat work, bobbym!

#6391. Name the nation which is located on the west of the African continent. It lies between latitudes 12° and 17°N, and longitudes 11° and 18°W. It is externally bounded by the Atlantic Ocean to the west, Mauritania to the north, Mali to the east, and Guinea and Guinea-Bissau to the south; internally it almost completely surrounds The Gambia, namely on the north, east and south, except for Gambia's short Atlantic coastline. The name comes from the Wolof "Sunuu Gaal," which means "Our Boat." It covers a land area of almost 197,000 square kilometres (76,000 sq mi) and has an estimated population of about 13 million.

#6392. Name the country located in the Horn of Africa. It is bordered by Ethiopia to the west, Djibouti to the northwest, the Gulf of Aden to the north, the Indian Ocean to the east, and Kenya to the southwest. Total area :  637,657 square km (246,201 sq mi), Population - 2014 estimate - 12,316,895.


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#6154 2016-12-28 07:14:44

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In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
If it ain't broke, fix it until it is.
Always satisfy the Prime Directive of getting the right answer above all else.

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#6155 2016-12-28 22:59:04

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The Answer #6392 is correct. Splendid, bobbym!

#6393. What is 'Palme d'Or'?

#6394. Name the Canadian poet, novelist, literary critic, essayist, and environmental activist. She is a winner of the Arthur C. Clarke Award and Prince of Asturias Award for Literature, has been shortlisted for the Booker Prize five times, winning once, and has been a finalist for the Governor General's Award several times, winning twice. In 2001, she was inducted into Canada's Walk of Fame. She is also a founder of the Writers' Trust of Canada, a non-profit literary organization that seeks to encourage Canada's writing community. Among innumerable contributions to Canadian literature, she was a founding trustee of the Griffin Poetry Prize.


It is no good to try to stop knowledge from going forward. Ignorance is never better than knowledge - Enrico Fermi. 

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

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#6156 2016-12-28 23:06:23

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In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
If it ain't broke, fix it until it is.
Always satisfy the Prime Directive of getting the right answer above all else.

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#6157 2016-12-30 00:12:19

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The Answer #6393 is correct. Neat work, bobbym!

#6395. What does the abbreviation APCTP signify? (an international research institute for physical sciences. It is located in the Campus of the Pohang University of Science and Technology (POSTECH), in Pohang, South Korea. The centre was founded in 1996 by Nobel Laureate Chen-Ning Yang.)

#6396. What does the abbreviation APEC signify? (APEC Peru 2016 (Spanish: APEC Perú 2016) was the XXVIII year-long hosting of APEC meetings in Peru, which was culminate with the XXIV APEC Economic Leaders' Meeting in 19–20 November 2016 in Lima. It marked the second time Peru played host to the APEC, previously hosting in 2008.)


It is no good to try to stop knowledge from going forward. Ignorance is never better than knowledge - Enrico Fermi. 

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

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#6158 2016-12-30 03:19:38

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In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
If it ain't broke, fix it until it is.
Always satisfy the Prime Directive of getting the right answer above all else.

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