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Trivia, sunday 15 june!

  1. Jun 11, 2014 #1

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    Are there any prizes?
     
  4. Jun 11, 2014 #3

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    A mention in our Hall of Fame!
     
  5. Jun 11, 2014 #4
    Looking forward to it! :)
     
  6. Jun 11, 2014 #5

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    Hope you conduct this every week. :smile:
     
  7. Jun 11, 2014 #6

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    I will try to!

    Other people are also welcome to host a trivia by the way! Just let me know if you want to do this.
     
  8. Jun 11, 2014 #7

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    New development: trivia this sunday will be hosted by adjacent!
     
  9. Jun 12, 2014 #8

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    Oh! That's nice:cool:, Good luck, Adj! :thumbs:

    And it's nice of you to link to different time zones, micromass. I checked it and 1pm CST is 11:30 pm for me.. :frown:
     
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  10. Jun 14, 2014 #9

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    Adjacent, what will the trivia be on so people can decide if they'd like to participate.
     
  11. Jun 14, 2014 #10

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    On adjacency perhaps.
     
  12. Jun 15, 2014 #11

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    Don't forget the trivia today! It starts in 11 hours!
     
  13. Jun 15, 2014 #12

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    The topic?
     
  14. Jun 15, 2014 #13

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    General Knowledge
     
  15. Jun 15, 2014 #14

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    I know that, but Evo was telling about something:
     
  16. Jun 15, 2014 #15

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    Yes, it will be on Science and General Knowledge but not that general. Some Googling would be required. :wink:
     
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    Trivia starts in 2 hours! Be there!
     
  18. Jun 15, 2014 #17

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    Trivia Starting in 40 mins!
     
  19. Jun 15, 2014 #18

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    Come to chat: https://www.physicsforums.com/misc.php?do=flashchat [Broken]
     
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  20. Jun 15, 2014 #19

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    Trivia scores!
    Questions
    1-An atoll is a ring-shaped coral reef including a coral rim that encircles a lagoon partially or completely.Which language does the word "Atoll" comes from?
    Dhivehi
    2-The law which bears the name of Robert Hooke Deals with what?
    Elastic bodies
    3-What is the name of the brightest star visible on the sky?
    Sun
    4-Ancient Egyptian Rulers are called Pharaohs.Who was the last ruler of ancient Egypt?
    Cleopatra
    5-Everyone knows what Microsoft is.Who is the current CEO of Microsoft?
    Satya Nadella
    6-Acrosome is a cap-like structure derived from the Golgi apparatus.It is a cell organelle.Where can it be found?
    Head of sperm cell
    7-When was the term "Super Computing" first used?
    1929
    8-Who produced the first known summation of an infinite series with the method of exhaustion?
    Archimedes
    9-What is the tallest mountain when measured from the sea bed?
    Mauna Kea
    10-Write an integer x such that 5!<x<6!
    120<x<720
    11-What is the charge of Sulphate in Copper(II)sulphate?
    2
    12-What is the full name of the person who is generally credited to have created the first widely recognized Periodic Table?
    Dmitri Ivanovich Mendeleev
    13-World war 2 was the most widespread war ever recorded.How many years did World war 2 last for?
    6 years and 1 day
    14-Which family of languages does Greek language belong to?
    Indo-European
    15-Neil Armstrong set foot on the moon on July 20, 1969 at 02:56 UTC. Who was the last man to walk on the moon?
    Eugene Cernan
    16-What is the name of the main character on the game series "God of war"?
    Kratos
    17-Who had the longest recorded hiccups?
    Charles Osborne
    18-What is the most important organ in the human skull?
    Brain
    19-Who was the first cartoon character to have a star on the Hollywood Walk of fame?
    Mickey mouse
    20-Anaerobic respiration occurs when cells do not have enough Oxygen to undergo the process of aerobic respiration.What is the product of Anaerobic Respiration in humans?
    Lactic acid
    21-What is the chemical formula of Glucose?
    C_6H_{12}O_6
    22-Write the formula for calculating the surface area of a Hemi-sphere,in it's simplest form?
    2 Pi r^2
    23-The Messier objects are a set of astronomical objects first listed by French astronomer Charles Messier in 1771.What is the name of M57?
    Ring Nebula,
    24-Malaria is caused by the parasitic protozoans of the genus ____(Fill in the blank)?
    Plasmodium
    25-For which of the following disciplines is Nobel Prize awarded?

    A. Chemistry, Physiology or Medicine,Physics, Literature, Peace, History
    B. Physics,Chemistry,Psychology or Medicine, Literature, Peace, History
    C. Psychology or Medicine, Literature, Physics, Peace, Mathematics, Chemistry

    Select any one option.
    A
     
  21. Jun 15, 2014 #20

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    interhacker 27 Points :surprised
    fluidistic 2 Points
    PhysicoRaj 2 Points
    CAF123 2 Points
    micromass 3 Points
    jgens 2 Points
    montdahar 8 Points
    Micromass 53 Points :surprised
     
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