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New month... time for a new quiz
Usual rules: No references but you can use calculators if desired.

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Well, it appears I'm still a "C" student unless there's a curve.
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18/20. If I hadn't changed my first guess on that one question, I would have gotten 20/20. Darn!
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I thought I did pretty well but I only got 9/20. Now I need to go back to astronomical kindergarten! Thanks for posting Joe! - fun quiz.
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Oh well, 16/20. Could be worse I suppose. :)
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Of course I missed the two questions with the most points, 13/20. At least, one miss was my second guess.

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11/20 - a bit disappointing; though I think that just two questions having over 1/3 of the scoring possibility makes it a bit unbalanced.
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11/20. I suppose I could have done worser.
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I am trying to make the quizzes vary in difficulty.

The December quiz is a special themed quiz on Einstein, relativity, space time, and black holes.
I've had some fun revising my university relativity, and researching this one.
I think this one will really test you out but hopefully also get you thinking.

Then Babo and I will have some easier quizzes coming next year.
Gfamily wrote: Tue Nov 08, 2022 6:22 pm 11/20 - a bit disappointing; though I think that just two questions having over 1/3 of the scoring possibility makes it a bit unbalanced.
Point taken. I guess trying to give the biggest reward for the hardest questions but I will try to make it less unbalanced



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OzEclipse wrote: Wed Nov 09, 2022 1:21 am I am trying to make the quizzes vary in difficulty.
Gfamily wrote: Tue Nov 08, 2022 6:22 pm 11/20 - a bit disappointing; though I think that just two questions having over 1/3 of the scoring possibility makes it a bit unbalanced.
Point taken. I guess trying to give the biggest reward for the hardest questions but I will try to make it less unbalanced
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6/20...I have A LOT to learn but at least I'm doing the test legitimately. Thanks for these kind of tests. Not only do I have to think a bit, I'm also learning from all the wrong answers I give...
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Razz wrote: Sat Nov 12, 2022 12:53 am 6/20...I have A LOT to learn but at least I'm doing the test legitimately. Thanks for these kind of tests. Not only do I have to think a bit, I'm also learning from all the wrong answers I give...
Thanks for your comments Razz. Some of the questions come out of my head Others are researched and so I learn too. I’m trying to make it educational not just a guessing game. Babo needs to have a break. He’s swamped at work. Raymond hasn’t answered my pm about when he wants to take over again so you’re stuck with me until Babo comes back.
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