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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.
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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.


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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.)


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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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#6159 2017-03-03 23:15:45

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The answer #6396 is acceptable. Neat work, bobbym!

#6397.  Name the city most commonly referred to as the "City of Light".

#6398. Name "The City by the Bay".


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#6160 2017-03-03 23:24:12

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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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#6161 2017-03-04 18:41:15

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The answers #6397 and #6398 are correct. Excellent, bobbym!

#6399. When is 'World No Tobacco Day' observed?

#6400. World Population day is an annual event, every year, which seeks to raise awareness of global population issues. When is it observed?


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#6162 2017-03-05 01:38:09

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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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#6163 2017-03-05 15:33:09

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The Answer #6400 is correct. Good work, bobbym!

#6401. What does the French expression/phrase Haute couture mean?

#6402. What does the French expression/phrase Hors de combat mean?


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#6164 2017-03-05 19:33:46

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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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#6165 2017-03-05 22:00:19

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#6403.  Rio de Janeiro hosted the 2016 Summer Olympics, the first Olympic Games held in South America. Which country won 27 Gold, 23 Silver and 17 Bronze medals?

#6404. And which country 26 Gold, 18 Silver and 26 Bronze medals?


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#6166 2017-03-06 03:45:18

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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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#6167 2017-03-06 15:22:31

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Both the answers, #6403 and #6404, are correct. Excellent, bobbym!

#6405. What does the abbreviation MFN stand for? (in international relations)

#6406. What does the abbreviation ICANN stand for? (a nonprofit organization that is responsible for coordinating the maintenance and procedures of several databases related to the namespaces of the Internet, ensuring the network's stable and secure operation.)


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#6168 2017-03-06 15:29:18

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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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#6169 2017-03-06 22:13:57

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The Answer #6405 is correct. Good work, bobbym!

#6407. Where is the 'Roof of the World'?

#6408. Name "the Steel City" for its more than 300 steel-related businesses, and as the "City of Bridges" for its 446 bridges.


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

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#6170 2017-03-07 03:33:44

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Re: General Quiz

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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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#6171 2017-03-07 15:29:55

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The answers #6407 (Roof of the World is a metaphoric description of the high region in the world, also known as "High Asia". The term usually refers to the mountainous interior of Asia) and #6408 (Located at the confluence of the Allegheny, Monongahela, and Ohio rivers, Pittsburgh is known as both "the Steel City" for its more than 300 steel-related businesses, and as the "City of Bridges" for its 446 bridges) are correct. Excellent, bobbym!

#6409. What is 'Gephyrophobia'? (Dr. Michael Liebowitz, founder of the Anxiety Disorders Clinic at the New York State Psychiatric Institute, says, "It's not an isolated phobia, but usually part of a larger constellation ... It's people who get panic attacks. You get light-headed, dizzy; your heart races. You become afraid that you'll feel trapped.")

#6410. What is 'dromophobia'?


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#6172 2017-03-07 16:21:28

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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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#6173 2017-03-08 14:39:34

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#6411. Who is Carl David Anderson (September 3, 1905 – January 11, 1991)?

#6412. Who is Hans Christian Andersen (2 April 1805 – 4 August 1875)?


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#6174 2017-03-08 20:18:04

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Re: General Quiz

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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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#6175 2017-03-09 15:36:35

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The Answer #6412 is correct. Well done, bobbym!

#6413. Which is the 'Windy City'?

#6414. Name  the most remote inhabited archipelago in the world, lying 2,000 kilometres (1,200 mi) from the nearest inhabited land, Saint Helena, and 2,400 kilometres (1,500 mi) from the nearest continental land, South Africa. It is 3,360 kilometres (2,090 mi) from South America.


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

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