Alessandro Volta was not a professor of chemistry.
Did Alessandro Volta invent the remotely operated pistol?
Alessandro Volta did invent the remotely operated pistol.
Was Alessandro Volta taught in public schools?
Volta was taught in public schools.
Who did Alessandro Volta marry?
Alessandro Volta married Teresa Peregrini.
What did Alessandro Volta invent in 1800?
In 1800, Alessandro Volta invented the voltaic pile.
What is the battery made by Alessandro Volta credited as?
The battery made by Volta is credited as the first electrochemical cell.
Did Alessandro Volta die and retire in the same place?
Alessandro Volta retired and died in the same place.
When did Alessandro Volta improve and popularize the electrophorus?
Alessandro Volta improved and popularized the electrophorus in 1775.
How long was Alessandro Volta a professor at the University of Pavia?
Alessandro Volta was a professor at the University of Pavia for almost 25 years.
Was Alessandro Volta an Egyptian?
Was Volta taught in public schools?
Was Volta made a count in 1810?
Who made Volta a count?
Where was Volta born?
When did Volta retire?
A year before improving and popularizing the electrophorus, what did Volta become?
A professor of physics at the Royal School in Como
Was Volta buried where he died or was he buried someplace else?
Did Volta marry before he became professor of experimental physics at the University of Pavia?
Wasn't Alessandro Volta born in Como?
Yes, Volta was born in Como, Italy and was taught in the public schools there.
Who became a professor of physics at the Royal School in Como?
Is Volta's legacy celebrated by a Temple on the shore of Lake Como in the center of the town?
Was Volta made a count by Napoleon in 1810?
Yes, Volta was made a count by Napoleon in 1810.
Was Avogadro a professor at the University of Turin?
Was he a member of the Royal Superior Council on Public Instruction?
Is Avogadro's number used to compute the results of chemical reactions?
Who first calculated the value of Avogadro's number?
Johann Josef Loschmidt
What does Avogadro's Law state?
The relationship between the masses of the same volume of different gases (at the same temperature and pressure) corresponds to the relationship between their respective molecular weights
Who showed that Avogadro's theory held in dilute solutions?
Jacobus Henricus van Hoff
In what language was his 1811 paper published?
Who was Avogadro's wife?
Why did Avogadro lose his chair at the University of Turin?
He was active in the revolutionary movements of 1821 against the king of Sardinia
Was Amedeo Avogadro was born in Turin?
Is Avogadro hailed as a founder of the atomic-molecular theory?
Did Johann Josef Loschmidt first calculate the value of Avogadro's number?
In 1820, Avogadro became a professor of physics where?
University of Turin
Avogadro did not actually use what word?
The number of elementary entities in 1 mole of a substance is known as what?
What would a German call Avogadro's number?
Is Amedeo Avogadro Italian?
Did he become a professor before the revolutionary movements against the king of Sardinia?
Do ants belong to the Hymenoptera order?
Are ants used in cuisine?
Does an ant's head contain sensory organs?
How do most ants travel?
most ants travel by walking
In ant colonies, what are the fertile female ants called?
Who wrote about ants in A Tramp Abroad?
mark twain wrote about ants
Do the ants eat plants, meats, or both?
What may happen to red fire ants if we use boiling water on the queen?
nests of red fire ants may be destroyed
Are ants found in Antartica?
No, there are no ants in antarctica.
Do male ants take flight before females?
Yes, male ants take flight before females.
Do worker ants have wings?
No, worker ants do not have wings.
What are the three segments of an ant?
The head, mesosoma and metasoma are the three distinct body segments.
What are the ant colonies that lack queens called?
Colonies that lack queens are called gamergate colonies.
Where are bullet ants located?
Bullet ants are located in Central and South America.
Do ants belong to the same order as bees?
Yes, ants belong to the same order as bees.
What is the most common color of ants?
Most ants are red or black.
Do all ants build nests?
No, not all ants build nests.
Ultraviolet vision was first discovered in ants by Sir who in 1881?
Are several species of ants able to use the Earth's magnetic field?
Do some caterpillars produce vibrations as well as sounds?
Is the ant a marsupial?
Is Antwerp a city?
Is Antwerp a municipality?
Is Antwerp in Belgium?
What is Antwerp?
Antwerp is a city and municipality in Belgium.
What is the population of the city of Antwerp?
Antwerp's population is 472,071.
Where is the city of Antwerp?
Antwerp is in Belgium
Why is Antwerp important to fashion?
Antwerp is to the east of what river?
Antwerp is to the east of the Scheldt river
How many municipalities does Antwerp have?
None, Antwerp is a municipality.
Is Arabic a Central Semitic language?
Was Arabic a major vehicle of culture in Europe?
Is Arabic classified alongside Semitic languages?
How many people speak the Arabic language?
280 million people.
When was Arabic calligraphy invented?
Many styles were developed after 786.
Where is Arabic spoken?
The Middle East and North Africa
Why is Arabic related to Islam?
Arabic is the liturgical language of Islam
Why does Arabic heavily influence European languages?
Arabic was a major vehicle of culture in Europe, and the Arab and European civilizations are geographically close.
Is Arabic the largest member of the Semitic language family?
Does Modern Standard Arabic continue to evolve like other languages?
Is Hassaniya Arabic spoken in Mauritania?
What is the only variety of modern Arabic that has acquired official language status?
Egyptian Arabic is spoken by how many in Egypt?
Where are the Western Arabic numerals used?
present-day North Africa
Hassan Massoudy is a master of what genre?
Is Berlin the capital city of Germany?
Berlin is the capital city of Germany.
Is Berlin the largest city in Germany?
Berlin is Germany's largest city.
Is Schloss Charlottenburg the largest existing palace in Berlin?
Schloss Charlottenburg is the largest existing palace in Berlin.
Which building is the site of the German parliament?
The Reichstag building is the site of the German parliament.
Which two sports events did the Olympiastadion host?
The Olympiastadion hosted the 1936 Summer Olympics and the 2006 FIFA World Cup final.
Where is the Berliner Dom located?
The Berliner Dom is located on the Spree Island across from the site of the Berliner Stadtschloss and adjacent to the Lustgarten.
Which Berlin building did architect Norman Foster remodel in the 1990s?
The Reichstag building was remodeled by architect Norman Foster in the 1990s.
Why is Vattenfall shifting towards reliance on cleaner, renewable energy sources?
Because burning lignite produces harmful emissions, Vattenfall has announced a commitment to shift towards reliance on cleaner, renewable energy sources.
What are the names of the two zoos in Berlin?
The two zoos in Berlin are the Zoologischer Garten Berlin and the Tierpark Friedrichsfelde.
Is Berlin the headquarters of Springer?
Yes, Berlin is the headquarters of Springer.
Does the Gendarmenmarkt border the French Cathedral?
Yes, the Gendarmenmarkt borders the French Cathedral.
Is the Nauen plain north of Berlin?
No, the Nauen plain stretches to the west of Berlin.
Where is the bust of Queen Nefertiti?
The bust of Queen Nefertiti is in the Altes Museum.
Where does the German President live?
The German President lives west of the center, Schloss Bellevue.
When did Berlin give up its status as a free Hanseatic city?
In 1451 Berlin gave up its status as a free Hanseatic city.
Which is the busiest airport in Berlin?
Tegel International Airport is the busiest airport in Berlin.
How many occupation zones was Germany divided into after the war?
Germany was divided into four occupation zones after the war.
Where was Popkomm held before moving to Berlin?
Popkomm was held in Cologne before moving to Berlin.
Who was Blaise Pascal's father?
His father, Ã‰tienne Pascal (1588â€“1651), who also had an interest in science and mathematics, was a local judge
Was Pascal a French mathematician?
Did Pascal have poor health throughout his life?
How old was Pascal when he lost his mother?
at the age of three
Who was Pascal's younger sister?
What led Pascal to his religious conversion?
Two basic influences led him to his conversion: sickness and Jansenism
How old was Pascal when he died?
Did Pascal write about cycloid before 1658?
Is there a programming language called Pascal?
Wasn't Blaise Pascal a work of Desargues on conic sections?
Yes, it was
When did his father die?
Was he a child prodigy who was educated by his father, a civil servant?
Did Pascal also write in defense of the scientific method?
Charles-Augustin de Coulomb
Was Charles-Augustin de Coulomb a Spanish Biologist?
Was the SI unit of charge named after Charles-Augustin de Coulomb?
Was Charles-Augustin de Coulomb ever employed at La Rochelle?
What is Charles-Augustin de Coulomb best known for?
He is best known for developing Coulomb's law.
Whose ideas inspired Charles-Augustin de Coulomb's experiments on the resistance of masonries?
Pieter van Musschenbroek.
When did Charles-Augustin de Coulomb join his father's family in Montpeillier?
From 1757 to 1759 he joined his father's family in Montpellier.
Did Charles-Augustin de Coulomb come from a poor family?
No, his mother came from a wealthy family in the wool trade.
What is Coulomb's law?
The definition of the electrostatic force of attraction and repulsion.
Where is Collège des Quatre-Nations located?
What happened in 1757 to 1759?
Charles-Augustin de Coulomb joined his father's family in Montpellier and took part in the work of the academy of the city.
Who determined to pursue mathematics?
Charles-Augustin de Coulomb
Does Coulomb leave a legacy as a pioneer in the field of geotechnical engineering for his contribution to retaining wall design?
Was Coulomb born in Angoulme France to a well-to-do family?
Coulomb was born in AngoulÃªme, France, to a well-to-do family
The SI unit of charge, the coulomb, was named after him?
Are all spoken varieties of Chinese tonal and analytical?
Is fifty percent or more of Korean vocabulary of Chinese origin?
Does ketchup" come from the Minnan pronunciation of 鮭汁 (koe-tsiap)?"
What is the most common romanization standard for Standard Mandarin today?
What is the official standard language used by the People's Republic of China, the Republic of China, and Singapore (where it is called Huayu")?"
Putonghua / Guoyu, often called Mandarin""
How many head entries for character definitions does the Zhonghua Zihai 中华字海 (1994) contain?
85,568 head entries
What does the PRC government classify as literacy amongst workers?
knowledge of 2,000 characters
How is South China linguistically different from North China?
South China displays more linguistic diversity
便当/便當 “lunchbox or boxed lunch” (from bento) and 料理 “prepared cuisine” are loan words from which language?
What is the standardized form of spoken chinese?
The standardized from of spoken Chinese is Standard Mandarin.
Is diglossia a common feature in mainland China and Taiwan?
Yes, diglossia is a common feature in mainland China and Taiwan.
Do linguists often view Chinese as a language family?
Yes, linguists often view Chinese as a language family.
When did classical Chinese literature begin?
Classical Chinese literature began in the 14th to 11th centuires BCE.
How does the government of the People's Republic of China often refer to all divisions of the Sinitic language(s) besides Standard Mandarin?
The PRC commonly refers to all divisons of the Sinitic language(s) beside Standard Mandarin as fangyan, or regional tongues.""
When was Middle Chinese used?
Middle Chinese was the language used in the 6th through 1-th centuries CE.
How is the pronunciation of foreign words determined?
Foreign words are transliterated into close-match existing Chinese morphemes.
What language was used in the Zhou and Southern Dynasties?
Old Chinese was the language common during the early and middle Zhou Dynasty.
Is a cougar also known as a mountain lion?
Are cougars larger than jaguars?
Does the World Conservation Union consider the cougar a least concern" species?"
What are some of the cougar's primary food sources?
ungulates such as deer, elk, and bighorn sheep, as well as domestic cattle, horses, and sheep
How long are cougar adult males (from nose to tail)?
How long is an adult cougar's paw print?
What are the three heaviest cats in the world?
tiger, lion, and jaguar
On average, are cougar males heavier than females?
What are the three cat species that are native to Canada?
cougar, bobcat, Canadian lynx
Is the drum a member of the percussion group?
Does each type of drum head serve its own musical purpose?
Is the Aburukuwa a type of drum?
How long has the basic design of the drum remained unchanged?
thousands of years
What is the second biggest factor affecting the sound produced by a drum?
the tension at which the drum head is held against the shell of the drum.
By what name are drums classified as under the percussion group?
How do rock and roll drummers like their drumheads?
drums that sound loud and deep
Had the drums been used in Sri Lanka since Before Christ?
Is the drum a member of the percussion group?
Are drums often used in music therapy?
Do drums consist of at least eight membranes?
What has the most effect on how a drum sounds?
Who constructed a kit using diatonic and chromatically tuned drums?
Drums are usually played by what?
the hands, or by one or two sticks
Has the design of drums changed recently?
Can some cylindrical shell drums have no drum heads?
Does every drumhead make the same sound?
Aren't drums often used in music therapy?
Yes, drums are often used in music therapy.
Are drums usually played by the hands?
Do drums consist of at least one membrane, called a drumhead or drum skin, that is stretched over a shell and struck, either directly with parts of a player's body, or with some sort of implement such as a drumstick, to produce sound?
Is the electric eel a true eel?
Are most eels predators?
Is eel blood toxic to humans?
How many species of true eels are there?
approximately 800 species
Where is smoked eel considered a delicacy?
Northern Germany, The Netherlands, Denmark, Sweden
How do eels begin life?
As flat and transparent larvae, called leptocephali
What types of fins do eels have?
Dorsal, anal, caudal, tail fins
What do leptocephali eat?
Do all eels live in fresh water?
Is Finnish an official language of the European Union?
Are the dialects of Finnish divided into two groups?
Is Finnish threatened by English?
When did Proto-Uralic language arrive in Finland?
Around 1900 BCE
What are characteristic features of Finnish?
Vowel harmony and an agglutinative morphology
Where is the Kven language spoken?
For how long has the classification of dialects spoken outside of Finland been a controversial issue?
Since Finland's independence in 1917
Who wrote the first novel in Finnish?
What book defined the official Finnish language?
The Dictionary of Contemporary Finnish
What is the earliest extant transverse flute?
it dates from 433 BC
When does a flute produce sound?
when a stream of air directed across a hole in the instrument creates a vibration of air at the hole
How can a flute's volume be increased?
a flute's volume can generally be increased by making its resonator and tone holes larger
Do open-ended flutes have brighter timbres?
Where was the oldest flute ever discovered found?
Are Western flutes simpler than Indian flutes?
Why is a police whistle very wide for its pitch?
A flute's volume can generally be increased by making its resonator and tone holes larger
What are the two main varieties of Indian flutes?
The first, the Bansuri. The second, the Venu or Pullanguzhal
Has the flute been dated to prehistoric times?
Was the pan flute used in Greece?
Can a flute be played with several different air sources?
When was the pan flute used in Greece?
the 7th century BC
When did concert flutes begin appearing in concert ensembles?
How many main varieties of Indian flutes are currently used?
What material is a chi flute fashioned from?
How does a flute player change the pitch of the sound?
by opening and closing holes in the body of the instrument
What is the most basic form of the flute?
a flute can be an open tube which is blown like a bottle
Has the dragon historically served as China's national emblem?
Do pandas hibernate?
Do giant pandas attack humans?
What family is the panda a part of?
How long does it take for the panda cubs skin to turn gray?
one to two weeks after birth
How many different names did Chinese writings give to the panda?
What foods do pandas eat?
What are the two subspecies of giant pandas?
Ailuropoda melanoleuca melanoleuca and Ailuropoda melanoleuca qinlingensis
What is panda diplomacy?
Loans of Giant Pandas to American and Japanese zoos
Is the Giant Panda a mammal?
Is the Giant Panda a terrestrial animal?
Is the Giant Panda an endangered species?
Where do Giant Pandas live?
a few mountain ranges in central china
When was the Giant Panda's genome sequenced?
How many subspecies of the Giant Panda are there?
Is the Giant Panda a carnivore?
Why is the Giant Panda an endangered species?
It is threatened by continued habitat loss and by a very low birthrate
Is the population of wild Giant Pandas growing?
Yes but uncertain
Is an acoustic guitar dependent on an external device?
Is the battente smaller than a classical guitar?
Is the flamenco guitar similar to the classical guitar?
Where is the headstock located?
At the end of the guitar.
Whom are guitars made and repaired by?
What are modern guitar strings constructed of?
Metal, polymers, or animal or plant product materials.
Why are Harp Guitars difficult to classify?
There are many variations within this type.
What is the bridge used for?
The transfer of string vibrations.
Which guitars use three single-coil pickups?
Fender Stratocaster type guitars.
Is a guitar an instrument?
Can guitars be divided into two broad categories?
Do picks come in many shapes and sizes?
How many strings does a guitar typically have?
What is located at the end of the guitar neck furthest from the body?
What are most electric guitar bodies made of?
Why do some people believe that left-handed people should learn to play guitars as right-handed people do?
to standardise the instrument
How old is the oldest known representation of a guitar-like intrument being played?
3,300 years old
What is the point called that is bolted or glued to the body of the guitar?
Neck joint or 'Heel'
Did he become chief engineer in the Department of Bridges and Highways in 1892?
Was Becquerel a French physicist?
Whom did he share the Nobel Prize with?
Pierre and Marie Curie
When did he die?
What is the SI unit for radioactivity called?
When Becquerel discovered radioactivity, whose work did he investigate?
Wilhelm Conrad Röntgen
Where are there craters named Becquerel?
Moon and Mars
Why did Bequerel win the Nobel Prize in Physics?
discovery of spontaneous radioactivity
Was Isaac Newton British?
Was Isaac Newton religious?
It is not clear.
Did Isaac Newton die in 1898?
Where was Isaac Newton born?
At Woolsthorpe Manor in Woosthorpe-by-Colsterworth.
Who shares credit with Isaac Newton for developing calculus?
When did Isaac Newton discover the generalized binomial theorem?
Did the Occult influence Newton's theory of gravitation?
Were Newton's religious views consistent with Anglicanism?
Which fruit inspired Isaac Newton's theory of gravitation?
Was Sir Isaac Newton an English physicist and mathematician?
Did he build the first practical reflecting telescope?
Was Isaac Newton educated at The King's Schol, Grantham?
Where was Isaac Newton born?
Woolsthorpe Manor in Woolsthorpe-by-Colsterworth
When was the Principia published?
Where is there a Newton statue on display?
Oxford University Museum of Natural History
Where was Isaac Newton buried?
What religion did Isaac Newton follow?
What food gave Isaac Newton clues to his theory of gravity?
Regarding this topic, what did David Alfaro Siqueiros do?
Pollock was introduced to the use of liquid paint in 1936 at an experimental workshop operated in New York City by the Mexican muralist David Alfaro Siqueiros.
When were his papers donated by Lee Krasner?
Was Paul Jackson Pollock an influential American painter as well as a major figure in the abstract expressionist movement?
Yes, Pollock was an influential American painter and a major figure in the abstract expressionist movement.
During his lifetime, did Pollock enjoy considerable fame and notoriety?
Is the Wisma building the tallest building in Indonesia?
is there a chinese community in jakarta?
Is Jakarta the 12th largest city in the world?
What is the capital of Indonesia?
What is the official name of Jakarta?
Daerah Khusus Ibukota Jakarta
How is the climate in the city?
Jakarta has a hot and humid equatorial/tropical climate
Where does the name of the city Jakarta come from?
The name Jakarta is derived from the Sanskrit word Jayakarta.""
How is the city's governor chosen?
Why does Jakarta suffer frequent flooding?
The fact that the northern part of Jakarta lies on a plain, approximately eight meters above the sea level.
Is Jakarta a city
Is the most important river the Ciliwung River
Where is Jakarta located
northwest coast of Java
Who created Monas Park
General Herman Willem Deandels
Do mikrolets travel on the main roads?
What contributes to frequent flooding in Jakarta
Jakarta lies on a plain eight meters, approximately eight meters above the sea level.
Did the economy improve in Jakarta in 2007
In AD 39, King Purnawarman established Sunda Pura as a new capital city for the kingdom, located at the northern coast of where?
Who began control of migration to the city in order to stem the overcrowding and poverty?
Lieutenant General Ali Sadikin began control of migration to the city in order to stem the overcrowding and poverty.
Did Suharto resign as president?
Do other landmarks include the Istiqlal Mosque as well as Jakarta Cathedral?
Is Jakarta the country's economic, cultural and political center?
Do Koalas have a slow metabolism?
Does the koala fill the same ecological role as the sloth of South America?
The koala fills the same ecological role as the sloth of South America.
Is the koala found in coastal regions of eastern and southern Australia, from near Adelaide to the southern part of Cape York Peninsula?
Were the koalas of South Australia largely exterminated during the early part of the 20th century, but the state has since been repopulated with Victorian stock?
The koalas of South Australia were largely exterminated during the early part of the 20th century, but the state has since been repopulated with Victorian stock.
Is Korean the official language of Korea?
Is the word Korean" derived from Goryeo?"
Are all dialects of Korean similar to each other?
About how many Koreans speakers are there?
78 million Korean speakers
Older English sources used the name Korean" to refer to what?"
language, country, and people
What is the official language of North Korea?
Why may English translation of Koreans adjectives misleadingly suggest that they are verbs?
English does not have an identical grammatical category
Where do the majority of loanwords other than Sino-Korean come from?
modern times, 90% of which are from English
Is Modern Korean written with spaces between words?
Is it not also one of the two official languages of the Yanbian Korean Autonomous Prefecture in China?
Is it also one of the two official languages in the Yanbian Korean Autonomous Prefecture in China?
Leonardo da Vinci
Wasn't Leonardo da Vinci born on April 15?
Yes, Leonardo da Vinci was born on April 15.
Was Leonardo a contemporary of Botticelli Domenico Ghirlandaio as well as Perugino?
Leonardo was a contemporary of Botticelli, Domenico Ghirlandaio and Perugino.
Has Leonardo often been described as the archetype of the Renaissance man, a man whose unquenchable curiosity was equaled only by his powers of invention?
According to art historian Helen Gardner, were the scope and depth of his interests without precedent and ``his mind and personality seem to us superhuman, the man himself mysterious and remote''?
Are lobsters invertebrates?
Are lobsters kosher?
Do lobsters have blue blood?
How many legs do lobsters have?
Where are lobsters found?
In all oceans
What is the mean level of mercury in American lobsters?
Do lobsters feel pain?
Did the Moche people worship lobsters?
What is the caridoid escape reaction?
When lobsters swim backwards quickly by curling and uncurling their abdomen
Could Malay have originated from Sumatra island?
Is Malay an agglutinative language?
What family is Malay a member of?
What is the basic word order in Malay?
Subject Object Verb.
What languages has Malay borrowed words from?
Arabic, Sanskrit, Tamil, Persian, Portuguese, Dutch, certain Chinese dialects, and English.
How are new words formed in Malay?
Is Malay in the Austronesian family of languages?
Is Malay an agglutinative language?
Is there one negation word in Malay?
How many parts of speech are there in Malay?
What is the basic word order in Malay?
Subject Verb Object
What is the national language in Malaysia?
Do linguists consider Malay to be a single language?
Can speakers of modern Malay understand Old Malay?
What language besides Malay is in the Austronesia language family?
Wasn't Malay language found in Sumatra?
The Malay language was found in Sumatra.
Was Malay language written using Pallava?
Do another distinguishing feature of Malay ( include Indonesian Malay )?
Another distinguishing feature of Malay (include Indonesian Malay) is its use of measure words (penjodoh bilangan).
Give an example of the tributary states of the Majapahit kingdom in eastern Java.
Malayu is an example of the tributary states of the Majapahit kingdom in eastern Java.
Was it derived from Latin?
Is Melbourne the capital and most populous city in the state of Victoria?
Is Melbourne home to Australia's busiest seaport?
Does Melbourne have a large international student community?
What is a resident of Melbourne known as?
When was Melbourne officially declared as a city?
How many sister cities does the City of Melbourne have?
How many domestic tourists visit Melbourne?
7.6 million domestic visitors
What religion holds majority in Melbourne?
Did Albert Einstein keep a photograph of Faraday on his study wall?
Yes, Albert Einstein kept a photograph of Faraday on his study wall.
Did Faraday marry Sarah Barnard?
Yes, Faraday married Sarah Barnard.
Did Faraday also discover the laws of electrolysis?
Yes, Faraday also discovered the laws of electrolysis.
Who discovered benzene?
Michael Faraday discovered benzene.
Where was Michael Faraday born?
Michael Faraday was born in Newington Butts.
What is the Faraday effect?
The Faraday effect is the phenomenon that the plane of polarisation of linearly polarised light can be rotated by the application of an external magnetic field aligned in the direction the light is moving.
Did Faraday discover diamagnetism?
Yes, Faraday discovered diamagnetism.
How many siblings did Faraday have?
Faraday had three siblings.
Where is Michael Faraday buried?
Michael Faraday is buried in the dissenters' section of Highgate Cemetery.
Is faraday best known for his work with kinematics?
was he active in the area now called environmental science?
did he discover benzene?
who was his mentor?
John 'Mad Jack' Fuller
Wasn't Michelangelo a homosexual?
It is not clear.
When was his house demolished?
Give an example of the most renowned works of the Renaissance.
The Statue of David, completed by Michelangelo in 1504
Is Nairobi the capital of Kenya?
Was Nairobi founded in 1899?
Is the current estimated population of Nairobi about 6 milion?
What is the current estimated population of Nairobi?
About 3 million
In what year was Nairobi founded?
Which embassy in Nairobi was bombed in August 1998?
The United States Embassy
How many civilians died in the 1998 U.S. embassy bombing?
Over two hundred
How many trades can the NSE make per day?
10 million trades
About how many people are estimated to live in Nairobi?
The district is bordered to the southwest by Uhuru Park and where?
Is Central Park adjacent to Uhuru Park?
Central Park is adjacent to Uhuru Park.
Give an example of the most prominent cities in Africa politically and financially.
Nairobi is now one of the most prominent cities in Africa politically and financially
Does the city and its surrounding area also form the Nairobi Province?
Did Nikola Tesla die alone?
Nikola Tesla died alone.
Was Nikola Tesla close friends with Mark Twain?
Nikola Tesla was close friends with Mark Twain.
Did Nikola Tesla use a technique called picture thinking?
Nikola Tesla used a technique called picture thinking.
When did Nikola Tesla appear on the cover of Time Magazine?
On Tesla's 75th birthday in 1931, Time magazine put him on its cover.
Who became adversaries with Nikola Tesla?
Nikola Tesla became adversaries with Edison.
Where did Nikola Tesla move to in 1880?
In 1880, Nikola Tesla moved to Budapest.
Was Nikola Tesla's mother illiterate?
Nikola Tesla's mother never learned to read.
How many siblings did Nikola Tesla have?
Nikola Tesla had four siblings.
Was Nikola Tesla a vegetarian?
In his later years Tesla became a vegetarian.
Is there a monument to Tesla at Niagara Falls, New York?
Was Tesla an American citizen?
Was Tesla on the cover of Time magazine?
Where did Tesla study electrical engineering?
The Austrian Polytechnic in Graz
When did Tesla receive his last patent?
What languages did Tesla speak?
Serbian, Czech, English, French, German, Hungarian, Italian, and Latin
Did Tesla win the Nobel Prize?
Was Tesla rich at the time of his death?
What music group was named after Tesla?
When was his last painting for the Post published?
Did Norman Rockwell spend the winter months as artist-in-residence at Otis College of Art as well as Design?
Was Rockwell also commissioned to illustrate over 40 books including Tom Sawyer as well as Huckleberry Finn?
Rockwell was also commissioned to illustrate over 40 books including Tom Sawyer and Huckleberry Finn.
Are among the best-known of Rockwell's works the Willie Gillis series, Rosie the Riveter (although his Rosie was reproduced less than others of the day), Saying Grace (1951), and the Four Freedoms series?
Is the octopus a cephalopod?
Yes, the octopus is a cephalopod.
Does the octopus have two eyes?
Yes, the octopus has two eyes.
Does the octopus have a hard beak?
Yes, the octopus has a hard beak.
Where is the mouth of an octopus?
The mouth of an octopus is at the center point of the arms.
Around how many recognized octopus species are there?
There are around 300 recognized octopus species.
How many arms does an octopus have?
An octopus has four pairs of arms.
What is the range of lifespans of the octopus?
Octopuses can live from six months to five years.
What is an example of something an octopus learned in a research experiment?
In research experiments, octopus can be trained to distinguish between different shapes and patterns.
How can an octopus defend against predators?
To defend against predators, an octopus can hide, flee quickly, expel ink, or use color-changing camouflage.
Are Octopus highly intelligent?
Do the octopuses in the less familiar Cirrina suborder have two fins and an internal shell?
Yes, the octopuses in the less familiar Cirrina suborder have two fins and an internal shell.
Is octopus a common food in Mediterranean cuisine as well as Portuguese cuisine?
Has an octopus a hard beak, with its mouth at the center point of the arms?
What happened in 1838?
Don José Ruiz y Blasco was born
When did Picasso make his first trip to Paris?
Is in the 1996 movie Surviving Picasso Picasso played by actor Anthony Hopkins?
Is he one of the most recognized figures in 20th-century art?
Are among his most famous works the proto-Cubist Les Demoiselles d'Avignon (1907) and Guernica (1937), his portrayal of the German bombing of Guernica during the Spanish Civil War?
Are pianos used in Western music?
Are upright pianos" called "vertical pianos"?"
Did Bartolomeo Cristofori invent the modern piano?
What is the middle pedal called on grand pianos?
How many black keys do modern pianos have?
What is the sustain pedal called?
Where is Irving Berlin's piano located?
in the Smithsonian Museum
What kind of piano did Irving Berlin play?
Is the left-most pedal on a grand piano called the una corda?
Yes, the left-most pedal on a grand piano is called the una corda.
Is it advantageous for a grand piano's metal plate to be quite massive?
It is advantageous for the plate to be quite massive.
Is the mechanism in an upright piano perpendicular to its keys?
The mechanism in upright pianos is perpendicular to the keys.
About how tall is a typical studio piano?
Studio pianos are around 42 to 45 inches tall.
What are a piano's keys generally made of?
Piano keys are generally made of spruce or basswood.
How many total keys does a typical modern piano have?
A modern piano has 88 keys.
Why are upright pianos more compact?
Upright pianos are more compact because the frame and strings are vertical.
Do older pianos have more keys than modern pianos?
Many older pianos only have 85 keys.
What are the names of a piano's pedals?
The names of a piano's pedals are una corda, sostenuto, and damper.
What happened in 1887?
In 1887, a year when Queen Victoria celebrated her Golden Jubilee, and upon the request of the queen's associate, Phillip Richbourg, he donated several paintings to the French Impressionist Paintings" catalog as a token of his loyalty."
Was Pierre-Auguste Renoir born in Limoges' Haute-Vienne France the child of a working class family?
As a celebrator of beauty, and especially feminine sensuality, has it been said that ``Renoir is the final representative of a tradition which runs directly from Rubens to Watteau''?
As a boy, did he work in a porcelain factory where his drawing talents led to him being chosen to paint designs on fine china?
Is Portuguese an official language of Andorra?
No, Portuguese is not an official language of Andorra.
Does the Portuguese language have its roots in the Latin language?
Yes, Portuguese is derived from Latin.
Does Portuguese contain words from the Arabic language?
Yes, Portuguese contains words from the Arabic language.
Where are there small Portuguese-speaking communities?
There are small Portuguese-speaking communities in Macau and East Timor.
What are the two main groups of Portuguese dialects?
The two main groups of dialects are Brazil and the Old World.
What event marked the end of the Old Portuguese period?
The end of the Old Portuguese period was marked by the publication of the Cancioneiro Geral by Garcia de Resende.
Which government established Portuguese as it's third official language in order to meet the requirements to apply for full membership in the CPLP?
The government of Equatorial Guinea established Portuguese as its third official language in order to meet the requirements to apply for full membership in the CPLP.
By 2050, what will the total population of Portuguese speakers in the world be?
By 2050, Portuguese-speaking countries will have a total population of 335 million people.
In which country is Portuguese the co-official language with Cantonese Chinese?
Portuguese is the co-official language with Cantonese Chinese in Macau.
(where French has a similar phenomenon, with alveolar affricates instead of postalveolars?
Is Portuguese an official language of several international organizations?
Was it used as the exclusive lingua franca on the island of Sri Lanka for almost 350 years?
Is the city named after the apostle Saint Peter?
Has the terrain in the city been artificially raised?
What were some other names of the city?
Petrograd and Leningrad.
What festival features fireworks celebrating the end of the school year?
The White Nights Festival.
Where do most people in urban Saint Petersburg live?
What was made in Russia's largest foundry?
Thousands of sculptures and statues.
How to travel to work from the city to Moscow?
Who laid down the Peter and Paul Fortress?
Peter the Great
Has Equestrianism been a long tradition, popular among the Tsars and aristocracy?
Give an example of the best known symphony orchestras in the world under the leadership of conductors Yevgeny Mravinsky and Yuri Temirkanov.
The Leningrad Philharmonic Orchestra
Were the city's other names Petrograd (, 1914 -- 1924) and Leningrad (, 1924 -- 1991)?
Founded by Tsar Peter I of Russia on 27 May 1703, was it the capital of the Russian Empire for more than two hundred years (1713 -- 1728, 1732 -- 1918)?
Is the standard of living in San Franciscio high?
Does San Francisco have a high percentage of gay and lesbian individuals?
Is San Franscico a popular tourist destination?
How large is the population of San Francisco?
San Francisco has an estimated population of 808,976.
How many state parks are in San Francisco?
There is one state park in San Francisco.
Where is San Francisco?
San Francisco is in California.
What is the cause of local earthquakes?
The nearby San Andreas and Hayward Faults are responsible for much earthquake activity.
Are more residents employed by small businesses than in 1977?
How does poverty in San Francisco compare to the nation-wide average?
San Francisco's poverty rate is lower than the national average.
Was Mission Bay campus opened in 2003
Is Golden Gate Park the largest city park
What is Northern California's most widely circulated newspaper
San Francisco Chronicle
What makes San Francisco among the top-ten North American destinations for conventions and conferences
San Francisco has a large hotel infrastructure and a world-class convention facility in the Moscone Center
Who manages Candlestick point
California State Park system
Is Crissy field an airfield
Does the de Young museum house the Asian Art Museum
What prompted the city to upgrade its building codes
The threat of major earthquakes
Who laid out a street plan for the expanded S10 settlement?
William Richardson and Alcalde Francisco de Haro.
When did it sign on the air?
Give an example of the ten Beta World Cities.
Is San Francisco also the financial, cultural, and transportation center of the larger San Francisco Bay Area, a region of 7.4 million people?
Does Swahili have dipthongs?
Yes, Swahili has diphthongs. (Typo)
Is Swahili a Bantu language?
Did Uganda make Swahili a required subject in primary schools?
What is the Swahili word for the Swahili language?
Is Swahili spoken in Mozambique?
How does Swahili time run?
from dawn to dusk
How many noun classes does Swahili have?
In what year did Germany seize Tanganyika?
Which is the sub-Saharan indigenous language with the greatest number of speakers?
Is Swedish a descendant of Old Norse?
Does Swedish use the perfect participle to form the present perfect tense?
How many Swedish speakers were reported in Canada in 2001?
There are 16,915 reported Swedish speakers in Canada.
How many letters are in the basic Latin alphabet?
When did a standard and common language become available to all Swedes?
It was during the 20th century that a common, standardized national language became available to all Swedes.
When did the Soviet military forces occupy Estonia?
How does Swedish language counterbalance the absence of cases?
The lack of cases in Swedish is compensated by a wide variety of prepositions.
Is Taipei in a valley?
Was Taipei founded in the 18th century?
Is the National Palace Museum in Taipei?
What is along the city's western border?
Taipei has the Danshui River along its western border.
What is Taipei 101?
Taipei 101 is a 101-floor landmark skyscraper.
What are some annual festivals in Taipei?
Some annual festivals include Tomb-Sweping Day, the Dragon Boat Festival, the Ghost Festival, and the Mid-Autumn Festival.
When is the Pacific typhoon season?
It's between June and October.
Who S10 sets up shrines?
Many homes and businesses would S10 set up shrines.
Is the trumpet the musical instrument with the highest register in the brass family?
Is a trumpet played by blowing air through closed lips?
Is the most common type of trumpet the B trumpet?
What is the earliest date of the trumpet?
around 1500 BC
What is a trumpet constructed of?
brass tubing bent twice into an oblong shape
What are the smallest trumpets referred to as?
Why do trumpets have a bright, loud sound?
Due to the cylindrical bore
Why does the cornet have a slightly mellower tone than the trumpet?
because it has conical bores
Were trumpet players heavily guarded?
Are pocket trumpets compact B trumpets?
Was Dizzy Gillespie a famous trumpeter in 1998?
What shape is a trumpet bent into?
an oblong shape
What trumpet was the first to be allowed in the Christian Church?
The trumpet can be confused with what close relative?
What can be augmented with a fourth valve?
What was Maynard Ferguson noted for being able to play accurately?
What was built to play in both B and A keys?
What happened in nineteen fifty seven?
Maynard Ferguson formed his own band.
Do many players use a smaller mouthpiece on the piccolo trumpet?
Give an example of the most influential musicians of the 20th century.
Are they constructed of brass tubing bent twice into an oblong shape, and are played by blowing air through closed lips, producing a ``buzzing'' sound which starts a standing wave vibration in the air column inside the trumpet?
Was the Ottoman script replaced with a variant of the Latin alphabet?
Is there a definite article in Turkish language?
Is it possible to alter the word order to stress the importance of a certain phrase?
What is the official language of Turkey?
When was the Turkish Language Association founded?
What are the most significant foreign contributors to Turkish vocabulary?
Among the most significant foreign contributors to Turkish vocabulary are Arabic, French, Persian, Italian, English, and Greek.
Who were the Orkhon inscriptions built for?
The Orkhon inscriptions were erected in honour of the prince Kul Tigin and his brother Emperor Bilge Khan.
What was one of the results of the introduction of the new Turkish alphabet?
There was a dramatic increase in literacy from its original Third World levels.
Why does Lewis use absolute case" instead of "nominative"?"
Because it is also used for the indefinite accusative.
What are the patterns of vowel harmony?
Vowels are characterised by two features: front/back and rounded/unrounded.
What are the ways to join groups of nouns?
Two nouns, or groups of nouns, may be joined in either of two ways: definite or indefinite.
Does Vietnamese have a comparatively large number of vowels?
Is Vietnamese the mother tongue of the Vietnamese people?
Is Vietnamese the official administrative language of Vietnam?
Was Vietnamese influenced by Chinese?
When did written Vietnamese become the official administrative language?
Vietnamese became the official administrative language by the 20th century.
Have consonant clusters been lost?
Is the Red River Delta traditionally poor?
What kind of words have been borrowed from Chinese?
Vietnamese adopts words from Chinese which express abstract ideas.
Was Vietnamese formally written using the Chinese writing system?
Yes, Vietnamese was *formerly* written using the Chinese writing system.
Does Vietnamese have a large number of vowels?
Yes, Vietnamese has a comparatively large number of vowels.
Vincent van Gogh
Who frequented the circle of the British-Australian artist John Peter Russell?
Was Kee seven years older than Van Gogh as well as had an eight-year-old son?
Appreciated during his lifetime, did his fame grow in the years after his death?
Does a violin have four strings?
Is the violin supported by the left shoulder?
Is the violin shaped like an hourglass?
What were strings first made out of?
What is a violin called informally?
What does vitula mean?
What is a person that makes or repairs violins called?
What does the voice" of a violin depend upon?"
Is the violin a percussion instrument?
Who features violinist Boyd Tinsley?
Dave Matthews Band features violinist Boyd Tinsley.
When did Charles IX order Amati to construct 24 violins for him?
Is each node at an integer division of the string?
Is it the smallest and highest-pitched member of the violin family of string instruments, which also includes the viola and cello?
Yes, it is the smallest and highest-pitched member of the violin family of string instruments, which also includes the viola and cello.
Does the word ``violin'' come from the Middle Latin word vitula, meaning ``stringed instrument''?
Do the different species of zebras interbreed?
Do zebras sleep standing up?
Have plains zebras been crossed with mountain zebras?
How many species of zebra are there?
What do zebras eat?
What are zebras hunted for?
mainly for their skins
What areas do the Grevy's Zebras inhabit?
semi-arid grasslands of Ethiopia and northern Kenya
Which species of zebra is known as the common zebra?