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Quiz (some questions (G) are specific for Germany) (select questions with uncertain or unknown answers, try to answer them, perhaps with assistance, check correct answers  under the same numbers in the list of answers ; German version: under the same numbers in button "elementareantworten")

  1. What is C H O N CL S ?
  2. What is the basic formula of electricity?
  3. What is the basic formula for pressure?
  4. What is the difference between circumference and area?
  5. How many combinations are there for drawing 6 different numbers in the German lottery "Lotto" (out of 49 numbers)?
  6. What is meant by the density of a material?
  7. What does the prefix re- mean?
  8. What do the prefixes co-, con- or  com-mean?
  9. What does the circle constant π ("pi") mean?
  10. Where - apart from the dentist's - are roots drawn and what does that mean?   
  11. (G) In which case only, according to the new German orthography, has  "ß" to be written as "ss" now?
  12. (G) When does one - according to the new German orthography -  write "das" and when "dass" (before: "daß" )?
  13. What does "nominal" mean and what "real" (e.g. - income)?
  14. What (quite generally) is a market?
  15. What is AIDA apart from being a Verdi opera?
  16. What is the difference between atoms and molecules?
  17. What are the components of atoms?
  18. What exactly does the Atomium in Brussels represent?
  19. What are ions, and where e.g. does one have to do frequently with ions?
  20. Which sectors (areas) is economy divided into and what meaning do they have?  
  21. What is the difference between gross and net?
  22. How much is 3/4 (three thirds) in decimal writing?
  23. What is the difference between inter and intra?
  24. How much is 10 per cent (%) of 100; 10 % of 20; 5 % of 20; 16 % of 346,75?
  25. What does the prefix ex- mean?
  26. What is the difference a) between mass and weight and b) between force and pressure?
  27. Do the words (fruit) compote, compost, (music) composition, compose have anything to do with each other?
  28. Where does the prefix cubic- come from?
  29. What are the factors of production?
  30. What is meant by the division of power in a democracy?
  31. Which are the three basic colours ?
  32. Whatdoes a 180° angle look like?
  33. What is the total of the three inner angles (angular sum) in any triangle?
  34. How can one calculate the area of such polygons, for which there is no formula?
  35. What is meant by the complementary colours?
  36. (G) What might KURAP (before: KURA) stand for?
  37. What do brass and bronze have in common?
  38. What is the difference between volt, ampere, ohm and watt?
  39. What do the prefixes kilo-, mega- and giga- mean?  
  40. What is the rusting of iron in chemical terms?                                              
  41. (G) Which deductions from the gross wage or salary are made immediately by the employer?
  42. What is understood by the federal system of the FRG?
  43. (G) Who pays the fees for legal social security?
  44. Which branch of the legal social security is the most expensive one for the employees each month?
  45. (G) What is the difference between property and possession, or  owner and possessor?
  46. What is the difference between amnesia and amnesty ?
  47. What is the highest and therefore most important law of a state ?
  48. What is the active, and what the passive right to vote?
  49. What exactly does "democracy" mean?
  50. What are emissions, and what intromissions?
  51. What is the port (side) and what the starboard (side) on a ship?
  52. (G) Which German law has regulated for over 100 years the people's legal relations from their birth till their death?
  53. What is the subject and what the object in a sentence or clause?
  54. (G) Who is the " first man" in the Federal  Republic of Germany?
  55. (G) What is the Bundestag, what is the Bundesrat, and what the Bundesversammlung in the FRG?
  56. (G) What is understood by socialization (and what by resocialization/ rehabilitation)?
  57. Which different education styles are well-known and are practiced?
  58. Which 3 levels are differentiated with legal offences?
  59. (G) What is the difference between the Jugendschutzgesetz (law for the protection of children and young people) and the Jugendarbeitsschutzgesetz (law for the protection of young workers)?
  60. (G) Which "Diäten" (parliamentary allowance) don't have anything to do with restrictions with eating ("Diät")?             
  61. How is 0.84 written as a proper fraction?
  62. What is economy and what ecology?
  63. What id understood by the "economic(al) principle"?
  64. What does  the prefix poly- mean?
  65. What does  the prefix  semi- mean?
  66. What do the contractions IRA, ETA, PLO, PKK stand for?
  67. What are emigrants and what immigrants?
  68. What are parts of speech and what parts of a sentence?
  69. Which connection exists between °Celsius and °Fahrenheit?
  70. What is an investment?
  71. What does  the prefix auto- mean?   
  72. What does 10 minus 30 amount to (e.g. with temperatures)?
  73. What does 3/5 minus 4/5 amount to?
  74. What  are denominators and numerators in mathematics ?
  75. What is understood by discount?
  76. What is understood by deposit money?
  77. What is actually the meaning of a fraction bar?
  78. What is a coalition ?
  79. Whom does one refer to by right or left parties ?
  80. What are carbonmonoxide and what carbondioxide ?
  81. What relation exists between the Kelvin thermometric scale and the Celcius scale?
  82. How many games are there in a league with 18 clubs (e. g. the German 1st league, Bundesliga), how many would there be in a supplemented league with 20 associations, and how many game days would be necessary?
  83. How can one  detect and tell apart the cereals wheat, rye and barley on a field?  
  84. Which (official) languages are spoken in America?
  85. What is the difference between the NATO and the UN?
  86. Why is the "rule of three" called liked that and how does it work best?
  87. What is an inverse (inverse proportional) "rule of three"?
  88. How can percentage calculation problems also be solved besides with the "percent age formula"?
  89. (G) Which are the instances of (ordinary) jurisdiction ?
  90. Who/ what are the most important office-holders at court (3) and which are their functions?
  91. What is written in a company's balance?
  92. What is understood by profitability and what by productivity?
  93. Which is the most closely settled and which the less closely populated country of the earth (inhabitants per km²)?
  94. What is a "bull movement" (boom) and what a "bear market" (fall)?
  95. What are the "bulls" and what the "bears"?
  96. How can one convert quickly a speed measured in m/s (meters per second) into one in km/h (kilometers per hour)?
  97. Could a runner, who masters 100 m with a "flying" start (e.g. in a relay) in 10 seconds, get "flashed" (trapped by radar control) in a 30-km zone?
  98. What is understood by between cohesion (cohesive forces) and adhesion (adhesive powers) and what is the difference ?
  99. (G) What is the difference between a Geselle(nbrief) and a Facharbeiter(brief) ?
  100. Which number does the Roman letter " C " represent?

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