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Daily Quiz: Tuesday 15th September 2020

Who invented the difference engine

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A difference engine, first created by Charles Babbage, is an automatic mechanical calculator designed to tabulate polynomial functions. Its name is derived from the method of divided differences, a way to interpolate or tabulate functions by using a small set of polynomial co-efficients.

What is the Māori word for automobile?

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The Simplon Tunnel runs between which two countries

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A melcryptovestimentaphiliac compulsively steals what?

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A physiological compulsive disorder, in which a person has the desire to steal ladies underwear

Where was the Beast, the first mobile robot, developed?

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The Johns Hopkins Beast was a mobile automaton, an early pre-robot, built in the 1960s at the Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory. The machine had a rudimentary intelligence and the ability to survive on its own

Almac, the famous kit car company is located in which country?

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Almac is a New Zealand based kit car company founded in 1984 and located in Upper Hutt. Almac cars is a part of Almac Reinforced Plastics Ltd fibreglass product manufacturing a company founded in 1971 by Alex McDonald

Phnom-penh is the capital of ______?

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In which region would you find Paeroa?

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Which rugby ground is sometimes referred to as the Cabbage Patch? 

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Before the ground was purchased, it was used to grow cabbages, and so Twickenham Stadium is affectionately known as the Cabbage Patch.

W is the symbol for Tungsten on the periodic table of elements.

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Daily Quiz: Tuesday 15th September 2020
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