## Quiz Questions

(see also: Student Exercise Tasks)

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1001: Why does water look blue?

1002: What is the basis of refrigeration technology?

1003: How far, in Newtonian Physics, does the gravity of the Earth extend beyond the Earth?

1004: What geometric fact was the basis of the first determination of the circumference of the Earth?

1005: How was the problem of determining longitude at sea solved?

1006: Reverse osmosis is one method for producing what resource?

1007: What is the significance of the sentence, ‘May I have a large container of coffee?’?

1008: What is the significance of the expression, ‘A man, a plan, a canal - Panama!’?

1009: Solve for x: 3x + 1 = x + 11.

1010: Solve for x: y - 5x + 6 = 0, where y = x to the second power.

1011: Solve for x: The base-x logarithm of 8 is 3.

1012: Solve for x: y = x - 2, where y = x to the power 1/2.

1013: Solve for x: |x| = -5.

1014: The statement that a bounded function defined on closed interval is Riemann integrable is equivalent to what statement?

1015: After the televised debate, the candidates 1-6 acquired, respectively, an additional 72000, 46000, 10000, 5200, 3000 and 3000 twitter followers. What is this phenomenon an example of?

1016: What can be said about the number 23621?

1017: What can be said about the number 23622?

1018: What can be said about the number 49001?

1019: What can be said about the number 49002?

1020: What is 75295 rounded to ten-thousands?

1021: What process does System Fragment #1001 model?

1022: Let M be the set of negative numbers. Let p be the least upper bound of M, and let q be the supremum of M. Then, what is the relationship between p and q?

1023: Let M be the set of negative numbers, and let H be the set of positive numbers. Let p be the least upper bound of M, and let q be the infimum of H. Then, what is the relationship between p and q?

1024: Let M be an infinite compact set of real numbers. Let p be the infimum of M, and let q be the supremum of M. Then, what is the relationship between p and q?

1025: Let M be a compact and measurable set of real numbers whose measure is > 0. Let p be the infimum of M, and let q be the supremum of M. Then, what is the relationship between p and q?

1026: Let H be the set of positive transcendental numbers. Let p be the greatest lower bound of H and let q be the infimum of H. Then, what is the relationship between p and q?

1027: What is the supremum of the Cantor set?

1028: Let M be the set such that x belongs to M if, and only if, x is nonzero real number and the additive inverse of x and the multiplicative inverse of x are equal. Suppose that q is an upper bound of M. Then, what can be said about q?

1029: What is 1/2 + 1/3?

1030: What is 1/2 + 1/2?

1031: According to Dewey B. Larson, what can be said about globular clusters?

1032: What is Esperanto?

1033: According to Arnold Ehret, what is disease?

1034: What can be said about RACE CAR?

1035: What can be said about a compact subset of a Hausdorff space?

1036: What can be said about the closure operator?

1037: What is 2/3 + 3/2?

1038: What is 5 - 7?

1039: What is 1 + 2 + 3 + ... + 98 + 99 + 100?

1040: The intersection of the null set is what?

1041: When magma comes out of the ground, it is called what?

1042: What is the longest mountain range in the world?

1043: The expanded form of (x - 2)(x - 3) is what?

1044: What is the sum of the first one hundred positive integers?

1045: What is odd about rational quadratic forms?

1046: What is the ceiling of the (natural) logarithm of 2?

1047: What is the smallest positive integer?

1048: What is the sum of the cubes of the first 2 positive integers?

1049: Why is the base of the logarithm mathematically irrelevant?

1050: What can be said about the union of a collection of open sets?

1051: What is 1/1 + 1/2 + 1/3?

1052: What is the relationship between the geometric mean (G) and the arithmetic mean (A)?

1053: What is the main cause of death relating to dihydrogen monoxide?

1054: What is 10/5?

1055: What is 12/3?

1056: What is 20/10?

1057: What is 30/5?

1058: What is 600/200?

1059: What is 1000/5?

1060: What is 25% of 40?

1061: What is 100% of 1729?

1062: What is the factored form of x^2 -5x + 6?

1063: What is 10% of 80?

1064: What is the smallest prime > 17?

1065: Esperanto is 10 years older than what?

1066: Binary 101 is what in decimal?

1067: Decimal 15 is what in binary?

1068: How many months have 28 days?

1069: Binary 111 is what in decimal?

1070: Decimal 10 is what in binary?

1071: What usually happens to unstressed vowels in English?

1072: What is gamma of one half?

1073: Kion signifas ‘gimme’ en la merk-angla?

1074: Simple harmonic motion (SHM) is described by what kind of differential equation?

1075: What is the name of the curve determined by an inextensible and completely flexible cable suspended between two posts?

1076: What is the behavior of the temperature of a stone from the moment that the stone is removed from a fire?

1077: What is the customary name of the generalized mean of order 0?

1078: If |3x - 1| = -5x - 3, what is x?

1079: If x is a real number whose square is less than 25 such that |x^2 - 5x + 6| = 12, what is x?

1080: What is special about the expression ‘dirty double-crossing cop’?

1081: Why does a train, wanting to pull out of the station, first go backwards before going forwards?

1082: At what angle do you have to look to see the top of a rainbow?

1083: What is the technical term for the ordinary-language term ‘average’?

1084: What is the average of 5 and 7?

1085: What is the average of 10 and 12?

1086: What is the customary name of the generalized mean whose order is the average of -1 and 1?

1087: If a subset of the plane has genus 3, how many holes does it have?

1088: What is the customary name of the square root of two positive numbers?

1089: What is the arithmetic mean of 7 and 17?

1090: What is the arithmetic mean of -5 and 5?

1091: What is the arithmetic mean of 0 and 4?

1092: What is the geometric mean of 4 and 16?

1093: What is the solution set of |x| < -3?

1094: What is the solution set of x^2 - 1 = 0?

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(For a printout of the questions, click here.)

1001: Why does water look blue?

1002: What is the basis of refrigeration technology?

1003: How far, in Newtonian Physics, does the gravity of the Earth extend beyond the Earth?

1004: What geometric fact was the basis of the first determination of the circumference of the Earth?

1005: How was the problem of determining longitude at sea solved?

1006: Reverse osmosis is one method for producing what resource?

1007: What is the significance of the sentence, ‘May I have a large container of coffee?’?

1008: What is the significance of the expression, ‘A man, a plan, a canal - Panama!’?

1009: Solve for x: 3x + 1 = x + 11.

1010: Solve for x: y - 5x + 6 = 0, where y = x to the second power.

1011: Solve for x: The base-x logarithm of 8 is 3.

1012: Solve for x: y = x - 2, where y = x to the power 1/2.

1013: Solve for x: |x| = -5.

1014: The statement that a bounded function defined on closed interval is Riemann integrable is equivalent to what statement?

1015: After the televised debate, the candidates 1-6 acquired, respectively, an additional 72000, 46000, 10000, 5200, 3000 and 3000 twitter followers. What is this phenomenon an example of?

1016: What can be said about the number 23621?

1017: What can be said about the number 23622?

1018: What can be said about the number 49001?

1019: What can be said about the number 49002?

1020: What is 75295 rounded to ten-thousands?

1021: What process does System Fragment #1001 model?

1022: Let M be the set of negative numbers. Let p be the least upper bound of M, and let q be the supremum of M. Then, what is the relationship between p and q?

1023: Let M be the set of negative numbers, and let H be the set of positive numbers. Let p be the least upper bound of M, and let q be the infimum of H. Then, what is the relationship between p and q?

1024: Let M be an infinite compact set of real numbers. Let p be the infimum of M, and let q be the supremum of M. Then, what is the relationship between p and q?

1025: Let M be a compact and measurable set of real numbers whose measure is > 0. Let p be the infimum of M, and let q be the supremum of M. Then, what is the relationship between p and q?

1026: Let H be the set of positive transcendental numbers. Let p be the greatest lower bound of H and let q be the infimum of H. Then, what is the relationship between p and q?

1027: What is the supremum of the Cantor set?

1028: Let M be the set such that x belongs to M if, and only if, x is nonzero real number and the additive inverse of x and the multiplicative inverse of x are equal. Suppose that q is an upper bound of M. Then, what can be said about q?

1029: What is 1/2 + 1/3?

1030: What is 1/2 + 1/2?

1031: According to Dewey B. Larson, what can be said about globular clusters?

1032: What is Esperanto?

1033: According to Arnold Ehret, what is disease?

1034: What can be said about RACE CAR?

1035: What can be said about a compact subset of a Hausdorff space?

1036: What can be said about the closure operator?

1037: What is 2/3 + 3/2?

1038: What is 5 - 7?

1039: What is 1 + 2 + 3 + ... + 98 + 99 + 100?

1040: The intersection of the null set is what?

1041: When magma comes out of the ground, it is called what?

1042: What is the longest mountain range in the world?

1043: The expanded form of (x - 2)(x - 3) is what?

1044: What is the sum of the first one hundred positive integers?

1045: What is odd about rational quadratic forms?

1046: What is the ceiling of the (natural) logarithm of 2?

1047: What is the smallest positive integer?

1048: What is the sum of the cubes of the first 2 positive integers?

1049: Why is the base of the logarithm mathematically irrelevant?

1050: What can be said about the union of a collection of open sets?

1051: What is 1/1 + 1/2 + 1/3?

1052: What is the relationship between the geometric mean (G) and the arithmetic mean (A)?

1053: What is the main cause of death relating to dihydrogen monoxide?

1054: What is 10/5?

1055: What is 12/3?

1056: What is 20/10?

1057: What is 30/5?

1058: What is 600/200?

1059: What is 1000/5?

1060: What is 25% of 40?

1061: What is 100% of 1729?

1062: What is the factored form of x^2 -5x + 6?

1063: What is 10% of 80?

1064: What is the smallest prime > 17?

1065: Esperanto is 10 years older than what?

1066: Binary 101 is what in decimal?

1067: Decimal 15 is what in binary?

1068: How many months have 28 days?

1069: Binary 111 is what in decimal?

1070: Decimal 10 is what in binary?

1071: What usually happens to unstressed vowels in English?

1072: What is gamma of one half?

1073: Kion signifas ‘gimme’ en la merk-angla?

1074: Simple harmonic motion (SHM) is described by what kind of differential equation?

1075: What is the name of the curve determined by an inextensible and completely flexible cable suspended between two posts?

1076: What is the behavior of the temperature of a stone from the moment that the stone is removed from a fire?

1077: What is the customary name of the generalized mean of order 0?

1078: If |3x - 1| = -5x - 3, what is x?

1079: If x is a real number whose square is less than 25 such that |x^2 - 5x + 6| = 12, what is x?

1080: What is special about the expression ‘dirty double-crossing cop’?

1081: Why does a train, wanting to pull out of the station, first go backwards before going forwards?

1082: At what angle do you have to look to see the top of a rainbow?

1083: What is the technical term for the ordinary-language term ‘average’?

1084: What is the average of 5 and 7?

1085: What is the average of 10 and 12?

1086: What is the customary name of the generalized mean whose order is the average of -1 and 1?

1087: If a subset of the plane has genus 3, how many holes does it have?

1088: What is the customary name of the square root of two positive numbers?

1089: What is the arithmetic mean of 7 and 17?

1090: What is the arithmetic mean of -5 and 5?

1091: What is the arithmetic mean of 0 and 4?

1092: What is the geometric mean of 4 and 16?

1093: What is the solution set of |x| < -3?

1094: What is the solution set of x^2 - 1 = 0?

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