IUG Meeting, Monday, October 9, 2000

The Internet Users Group
Scavenger Hunt #1 !
http://www.dcn.org/iug/hunt-1.htm

Answers!
and some places they can be found on the Web


QUESTION

SOLUTION and its WEB ADDRESS

1. Who won the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1962?
Answer: John Steinbeck
http://www.literature-awards.com/nobel_prize_literature.html
http://www.literature-awards.com/john_steinbeck_biography.htm

2. When and where was scientist Marie Curie born?
Answer: November 7, 1867 in Warsaw, Poland
http://www.nobel.se/chemistry/laureates/1911/marie-curie-bio.html

3. When and where was Past President Jimmy Carter born?
Answer: October 1, 1924 in Plains, Georgia
http://www.cartercenter.org/pcbio.html

4. Find a sunflowers painting by Van Gogh

http://www.vangoghgallery.com/misc/sunflowers.htm

5. What numeral is in the 10th decimal place of pi?
Answer = 5
[pi to 31 places = 3.1415926535897932384626433832795]
http://www.guidetoonlineschools.com/tips-and-tools/pi-facts
http://www.lupi.ch/PiSites/Pi-Rekord.html

6. What is the average water hardness of Davis water in grains per gallon?
Answer: Average water hardness = 23 grains per gallon (393 mg/l)