# Recent questions tagged cat2017-2

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Creativity is at once our most precious resource and our most inexhaustible one. As anyone who has ever spent any time with children knows, every single human being is born creative every human being is innately endowed with the ability to combine and ... people and promote creative ones have leaders and institutions that do not block creativity typically do not start off as creative hubs
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Creativity is at once our most precious resource and our most inexhaustible one. As anyone who has ever spent any time with children knows, every single human being is born creative every human being is innately endowed with the ability to combine and ... divide is widening in societies in line with socio-economic trends more people should work in jobs that engage their creative faculties
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Creativity is at once our most precious resource and our most inexhaustible one. As anyone who has ever spent any time with children knows, every single human being is born creative every human being is innately endowed with the ability to combine and recombine ... in a city, the more likely it is to be stifled large bureaucracies and institutions are the inevitable outcome of successful cities
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Creativity is at once our most precious resource and our most inexhaustible one. As anyone who has ever spent any time with children knows, every single human being is born creative every human being is innately endowed with the ability to combine ... institutional networks that enable ideas to become reality. provide access to cultural activities that promote new and creative ways of thinking.
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During the frigid season$\dots$it's often necessary to nestle under a blanket to try to stay warm. The temperature difference between the blanket and the air outside is so palpable that we often have trouble leaving our warm refuge. Many plants and animals ... on the subnivium draw an analogy between the effect of blankets on humans and of snow cover on species living in the Arctic regions
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During the frigid season$\dots$it's often necessary to nestle under a blanket to try to stay warm. The temperature difference between the blanket and the air outside is so palpable that we often have trouble leaving our warm refuge. Many plants and ... $40$ degrees warmer than the winter air temperature. Researchers have established the adverse effects of dwindling snow cover on the subnivium.
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Creativity is at once our most precious resource and our most inexhaustible one. As anyone who has ever spent any time with children knows, every single human being is born creative every human being is innately endowed with the ability to combine and recombine data, ... musician, writers, and so on should be valued in a society. most cities ignore or waste the creativity of low-wage workers
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Creativity is at once our most precious resource and our most inexhaustible one. As anyone who has ever spent any time with children knows, every single human being is born creative every human being is innately endowed with the ability to combine ... creative thinking in children the more children learn, the less creative they become technology today prevents children from being creative.
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During the frigid season$\dots$it's often necessary to nestle under a blanket to try to stay warm. The temperature difference between the blanket and the air outside is so palpable that we often have trouble leaving our warm refuge. Many plants and animals ... . Government action to curb climate change. Adding nutrients to the soil in winter. Planting more shrubs in areas of short snow season
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During the frigid season$\dots$it's often necessary to nestle under a blanket to try to stay warm. The temperature difference between the blanket and the air outside is so palpable that we often have trouble leaving our warm refuge. Many plants and animals ... than a similarly compact layer of goose down. The loss of the subnivium, while tragic, will affect only temperate and Artic regions.
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During the frigid season$\dots$it's often necessary to nestle under a blanket to try to stay warm. The temperature difference between the blanket and the air outside is so palpable that we often have trouble leaving our warm refuge. Many plants and animals ... us warm. draw an analogy between blankets and the snowpack. alert readers to the fatal effects of excessive exposure to the cold.
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During the frigid season$\dots$it's often necessary to nestle under a blanket to try to stay warm. The temperature difference between the blanket and the air outside is so palpable that we often have trouble leaving our warm refuge. Many plants and ... in temperate and Arctic regions. The stability of the subnivium depends on several interrelated factors, including shrubs on the forest floor.
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The end of the age of the internal combustion engine is in sight. There are small signs everywhere: the shift to hybrid vehicles is already under way among manufacturers, Volvo has announced it will make no purely petrol-engined cars after $2019 \dots$ ... . The private car represents an unattainable myth of independence. The future Uber car will be environmentally friendlier than even the Tesla.
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The end of the age of the internal combustion engine is in sight. There are small signs everywhere: the shift to hybrid vehicles is already under way among manufacturers, Volvo has announced it will make no purely petrol-engined cars after $2019 \dots$ ... air and noise pollution. They will not decrease the number of traffic jams. They will ultimately undermine rather than further driver autonomy
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The end of the age of the internal combustion engine is in sight. There are small signs everywhere: the shift to hybrid vehicles is already under way among manufacturers, Volvo has announced it will make no purely petrol-engined cars after ... dream of autonomy but the future may be public transport electrically powered bicycles are the only way to achieve autonomy in transportation
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Typewriters are the epitome of a technology that has been comprehensively rendered obsolete by the digital age. The ink comes off the ribbon, they weigh a ton, and second thoughts are a disaster. But they are also personal, portable and, above all, ... ensure that typewriter production lines remain in business. they like the nostalgic appeal of typewriter. they can control who reads the document.
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Typewriters are the epitome of a technology that has been comprehensively rendered obsolete by the digital age. The ink comes off the ribbon, they weigh a ton, and second thoughts are a disaster. But they are also personal, portable and, above all ... are an obsolete technology. It highlights the personal benefits of using typewriters. It shows that computers offer fewer options than typewriters.
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The end of the age of the internal combustion engine is in sight. There are small signs everywhere: the shift to hybrid vehicles is already under way among manufacturers, Volvo has announced it will make no purely petrol-engined cars after $2019 \dots$ ... friendliness and safety, electric bicycles rather than electric cars are the future. electric buses are the best form of public transport.
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The end of the age of the internal combustion engine is in sight. There are small signs everywhere: the shift to hybrid vehicles is already under way among manufacturers, Volvo has announced it will make no purely petrol-engined cars after $2019 \dots$and Tesla has ... future, the private car will be transformed into a form of public transport. in the future, Uber rides will outstrip Tesla sales.
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The end of the age of the internal combustion engine is in sight. There are small signs everywhere: the shift to hybrid vehicles is already under way among manufacturers, Volvo has announced it will make no purely petrol-engined cars after ... is rapidly upscaling the number of specialised charging stations for customer convenience. people believe in the autonomy represented by private cars.
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Typewriters are the epitome of a technology that has been comprehensively rendered obsolete by the digital age. The ink comes off the ribbon, they weigh a ton, and second thoughts are a disaster. But they are also personal, portable and, above all, ... You cannot revise what you have typed on a typewriter. Typewriters are noisier than computers. Typewriters are messier to use than computers.
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Despite their fierce reputation. Vikings may not have always been the plunderers and pillagers popular culture imagines them to be. In fact, they got their start trading in northern European markets researchers suggest. Combs carved from animal antler, as ... early trade relations with Europe. to argue that besides violent pillagers, Vikings were also skilled craftsmen and efficient traders.
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Despite their fierce reputation. Vikings may not have always been the plunderers and pillagers popular culture imagines them to be. In fact, they got their start trading in northern European markets researchers suggest. Combs carved from animal antler, as well as ... found in Denmark and Great Britain could have come from Scandinavia. the Vikings' relations with Europe pre-dates the Viking raids.
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Despite their fierce reputation. Vikings may not have always been the plunderers and pillagers popular culture imagines them to be. In fact, they got their start trading in northern European markets researchers suggest. Combs carved from animal antler, as well as comb ... good health, were part of the Viking culture. Vikings, once upon a time, had trade relations with Denmark and Scandinavia.
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North American walnut sphinx moth caterpillars (Amorpha juglandis) look like easy meals for birds, but they have a trick up their sleeves-they produce whistles that sound like bird alarm calls, scaring potential predators away. At first, scientists suspected birds ... sphinx moth caterpillars, in a case of deception and camouflage, produce whistles that mimic bird alarm calls to defend themselves.
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Rearrange the following sentences to form a coherent paragraph. This has huge implications for the health care system as it operates today, where depleted resources and time lead to patients rotating in and out of doctor's offices, oftentimes receiving minimal care or concern ... real interventions but as a potential portal into the self-healing powers of the body. $25431$ $32415$ $42351$ $54231$
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Both Socrates and Bacon were very good at asking useful questions. In fact, Socrates is largely credited with corning up with a way of asking questions, the Socratic method/ which itself is at the core of the scientific method, 'popularised by ... arguments and theories by finding exceptions. Both Socrates and Bacon advocated examining arguments and theories from both sides to prove them.
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A fundamental property of language is that it is slippery and messy and more liquid than solid, a gelatinous mass that changes shape to fit. As Wittgenstein would remind us, "usage has no sharp boundary. Oftentimes, the only way to determine the ... of words in dictionaries is clear, fixed and less dangerous and ambiguous than the meaning that arises when words are exchanged between people
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Rearrange the following sentences to form a coherent paragraph. The implications of retelling of Indian stories, hence, takes on new meaning in a modern India. The stories we tell reflect the world around us. We cannot help but retell the stories that we value - after all, they are ... . As soon as we capture a story, the world we were trying to capture has changed. $25341$ $12435$ $23145$ $31425$
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Rearrange the following sentences to form a coherent paragraph. Before plants can take life from atmosphere, nitrogen must undergo transformations similar to ones that food undergoes in our digestive machinery. In its aerial form nitrogen is insoluble, unusable and is in need of ... the most dramatic examples in nature of ill wind that blows goodness is lightning. $34215$ $53421$ $32415$ $23154$
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Rearrange the following sentences to form a coherent paragraph. Johnson treated English very practically, as a living language, with many different shades of meaning and adopted his definitions on the principle of English common law- according to precedent. Masking a profound inner torment ... ") is the same Johnson for whom language must have a daily practical use. $43512$ $32145$ $23145$ $54231$
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Odd One Out: Although we are born with the gift of language, research shows that we are surprisingly unskilled when it comes to communicating with others. We must carefully orchestrate our speech if we want to achieve our goals and bring our dreams to fruition. We often choose ... subtle meanings conveyed by facial expressions, body gestures, and the tone and cadence of our voice. $2$ $1$ $3$ $5$
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Find the odd one out: Over the past fortnight, one of its finest champions managed to pull off a similar impression. Wimbledon's greatest illusion is the sense of timelessness it evokes. At $35$ years and $342$ days, Roger Federer became the oldest man to win the singles ... vulnerable to decay, there is cause to believe that Federer will continue to enchant for a while longer. $3$ $4$ $5$ $1$
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Find the odd one out: Those geometric symbols and aerodynamic swooshes are more than just skin deep. The Commonwealth Bank logo - a yellow diamond, with a black chunk sliced out in one corner - is so recognisable that the bank doesn't even use its full name in its advertising. ... to it than meets the eye, as squirrelled away in that diamond is the Southern Cross constellation. $2$ $3$ $1$ $4$
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Read the information below and answer the question: Funky Pizzaria was required to supply pizzas to three different parties. The total number of pizzas it had to deliver was $800$, $70\%$ of which were to be delivered to Party $3$ and the rest equally divided between Party $1$ and Party ... $3$? $398$ $162$ $196$ $364$
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Read the information below and answer the question: Funky Pizzaria was required to supply pizzas to three different parties. The total number of pizzas it had to deliver was $800$, $70\%$ of which were to be delivered to Party $3$ and the rest equally divided between Party $1$ and ... $1$? $104$ $84$ $16$ $196$
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Read the information below and answer the question: Funky Pizzaria was required to supply pizzas to three different parties. The total number of pizzas it had to deliver was $800$, $70\%$ of which were to be delivered to Party $3$ and the rest equally divided between Party $1$ and Party ... difference between the numbers of $T-EC$ and $D-EC$ pizzas to be delivered to Party $2$? $18$ $12$ $30$ $24$
Read the information below and answer the question: Funky Pizzaria was required to supply pizzas to three different parties. The total number of pizzas it had to deliver was $800$, $70\%$ of which were to be delivered to Party $3$ and the rest equally divided between Party $1$ and ... were of Deep Dish variety, what was the total bill for Party$1$? Rs. $59480$ Rs. $59840$ Rs. $42520$ Rs. $45240$
There were seven elective courses $E1$ to $E7$ running in a specific term in a college. Each of the $300$ students enrolled had chosen just one elective from among these seven. However, before the start of the term, $E7$ was withdrawn as the instructor concerned had left the ... many elective courses among $E1$ to $E6$ had a decrease in their enrollments after the change process? $4$ $1$ $2$ $3$
There were seven elective courses $E1$ to $E7$ running in a specific term in a college. Each of the $300$ students enrolled had chosen just one elective from among these seven. However, before the start of the term, $E7$ was withdrawn as the instructor concerned had left the college. The students who had opted for ... $19, 76, 78, 22, 45, 60$ $18, 76, 79, 23, 43, 61$ $18, 76, 79, 21, 45, 61$