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#6401 2017-05-07 16:35:04

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The Answer #6638 is correct. Neat work, bobbym!

#6639. Marco Polo was a Venetian merchant traveller. His travels are recorded in Livres des merveilles du monde (Book of the Marvels of the World, also known as The Travels of Marco Polo), a book that described to Europeans the wealth and great size of China, its capital Peking, and other Asian cities and countries. In which year was he born and in which year did he die (approximately)?

#6640.  Name the person : In his diplomatic career he was Ecuador's Ambassador to the United Nations and twice President of the Security Council. During the 48th session of the United Nations General Assembly in 1993, he chaired the working group responsible for the implementation of the Vienna Declaration and Programme of Action, which had been adopted at the World Conference on Human Rights in 1993. One of the recommendations of the Vienna Conference had been the establishment of the post of United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights. He also served also as Ecuadorian Ambassador to the European Economic Communities, to France, Belgium, Luxembourg, Peru and the Vatican. He continues to be an active human rights advocate and is an active participant of "Project 2048" of the University of California at Berkeley, which aims at the creation of a World Court of Human Rights.


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#6402 2017-05-07 17:44:18

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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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#6403 2017-05-08 02:50:28

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The Answer #6639 is correct. Neat work, bobbym!

#6641. Who was known as Il Duce?

#6642. Name the person  : His steadfast adherence and defense of the views he expressed earned him the nickname l'Incorruptible (The Incorruptible).


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#6404 2017-05-08 03:32:49

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Re: General Quiz

Hi;


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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#6405 2017-05-10 22:50:34

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Both the Answers, #6641 and #6642, are correct. Marvelous, bobbym!

#6643. What does the abbreviation CGI signify? (a standard for dynamic generation of web pages by a web server)

#6644. What does the abbreviation PNG signify?  (.png, an image file format)


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#6406 2017-05-18 19:29:12

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#6407 2017-05-18 23:23:02

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Good attempt, Monox D. I-Fly!

#6643. Name the nation : Total area : 1,972,550 square kilometers (761,610 sq mi) (13th in the World); North America.

#6644. Name the nation : Total area :  1,566,000 square kilometers (605,000 sq mi) (18th in the World); Asia.


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#6408 2017-06-24 15:03:38

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#6645. Name the seventh President of the United States, nicknamed "Old Hickory".

#6646. Name the person (28 October 1466 – 12 July 1536), known as Erasmus or Erasmus of Rotterdam, a Dutch Renaissance humanist, Catholic priest, social critic, teacher, and theologian.


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#6409 2017-07-02 08:02:19

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#6410 2017-07-02 14:44:54

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The Answer #6645 is correct. Excellent, zetafunc! Congratulations, zetafunc, on becoming a Moderator!

#6647. Who was known as 'The Great Communicator'?

#6648. Who was known as 'The Great Emancipator'?


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#6411 2017-07-02 19:45:57

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Thanks, Ganesh!

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#6412 2017-07-02 21:31:36

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The Answer #6647 is correct. Neat work, zetafunc!

#6649. What does the Latin phrase Annus mirabilis mean?

#6650. What does the Latin phrase De jure mean?


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#6413 2017-07-03 22:23:32

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#6651. What is 'Achernar'?

#6652. What is 'Procyon'?


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#6414 2017-07-04 00:10:56

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#6415 2017-07-04 00:35:52

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Hi;

The Answer #6652 is correct. Neat work, zetafunc!

#6653. What is 'exarch'?

#6654. What is ' timocracy'?


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