**Results of round 14**1, Area of Fort Knox army post in USA, Kentucky (square kms)

Answer:

**441 km**^{2}, quite bad tips from all of you

**35 - Duplode**25 - Bonzai Joe

7 - Usrin

5.1 - Akoss Poo

5 - Zak McKracken

7777 - Friker

2, Length of my MSc thesis written in 2006 (words)

Even I was surprised to see, how short it was... Only

**10,723 words** (83,478 characters), everybody overestimated my spamming skills.

**16,202 - Akoss Poo**18,700 - Zak McKracken

19,842 - Duplode

29,999 - Usrin

38,100 - Bonzai Joe

77,777 - Friker

3, From Earth, Sirius seems to be

times brighter than Vega (apparent magnitude)

According to wikipedia: Sirius -1.46m, Vega 0.03m; so the result is 100^(1.49x0.2)=

**3.945**, all of you were quite close

**4 - Zak McKracken**, whooops

3.7673 - Akoss Poo

4.365 - Usrin

3.2 - Bonzai Joe

2.7 - Friker

2.3 - Duplode

4, Number of ZSC races where Akoss Poo and Bonzai Joe both finished in worse positions than the fastest Dutch pipsqueak?

Answer:

**3** (ZCT 12, 14, 15; all of them won by Roy Wiegerinck) - was it too easy?

**3 - Akoss Poo, Duplode and Bonzai Joe** (enjoy your 1-1-1 pt for that instead of crying

)

4 - Usrin

7 - Friker

12 - Zak McKracken

5, The current market value of Mario Balotelli (in Euros)

A hysterical monkey for

**24,000,000 Euros**?!? Naaah...

**22,000,000 - Akoss Poo**20,000,000 - Usrin

32,000,000 - Bonzai Joe

37,000,000 - Duplode

7,777,777 - Friker

5,000,000 - Zak McKracken

6, Average daily water consumption in our flat since 29th December 2010

Answer:

**145.3 l****115 - Duplode**193 - Akoss Poo

80 - Zak McKracken

77 - Friker

16 - Bonzai Joe (are you insulting me?

)

333 - Usrin

7, If you draw an Eiffel Tower - Kreml - Etna triangle in Google Earth, how much will be the smallest angle in that polygon?

Answer:

**37.4 degrees** (Moscow)

**45 - Zak McKracken**46 - Usrin

47 - Bonzai Joe

27 - Duplode

19.5 - Akoss Poo

17 - Friker

8, Number of known sculptures made by Pablo Picasso.

Everybody underestimated the genius: he made

**1228 sculptures**! Btw have you ever noticed his full name, Pablo Diego José Francisco de Paula Juan Nepomuceno María de los Remedios Cipriano de la Santísima Trinidad Ruiz y Picasso?

Picasso was exceptionally prolific throughout his long lifetime. The total number of artworks he produced has been estimated at 50,000, comprising 1,885 paintings; 1,228 sculptures; 2,880 ceramics, roughly 12,000 drawings, many thousands of prints, and numerous tapestries and rugs.

**37 - Duplode**33 - Zak McKracken

27 - Friker

7 - Akoss Poo and Usrin

5 - Bonzai Joe

9, Population of Spa (Belgium) in 2012

Answer:

**10,579 inhabitants****10,005 - Akoss Poo**12,932 - Duplode

4,444 - Usrin

1,235 - Bonzai Joe

77,777 - Friker

90,000 - Zak McKracken

10, How many windows does the next 10-story block of flats have?

11 levels, 24 flats per level, 4 or 5 windows per flat (average: 4.5) and still some other windows (corridor, staircase, basement)... If I calculate well, the result is

**1358**. We can argue about what you mean on "window" (the separate window sashes or the whole one including those), but even with the second definition, the result is higher than your tips (830).

**501 - Usrin**277 - Friker

240 - Duplode

160 - Bonzai Joe

150 - Zak McKracken

138 - Akoss Poo

11, When was Shimano Inc. founded? (year, month)

Answer:

**February 1921****1920 - Zak McKracken**, who else?

July 1917 - Friker

March 1897 - Duplode

January 1950 - Usrin

March 1954 - Bonzai Joe

April 1974 - Akoss Poo

12, Empty weight of a TGV Duplex train (tons)

Answer:

**380 tons****501 - Usrin**, winning twice with 501 - are you a bourgeois Levi Strauss fan?

550 - Zak McKracken / 210 - Bonzai Joe

85 - Duplode

27 - Friker

36000 - Akoss Poo

(that's the weight of a thick 2.5 x 4 x 186.5 m golden rod - just to demonstrate with a "train-like" body...

)

13, Number of countries without an airport

Only the

**5** European mini-countries have no airport: Andorra, Liechtenstein, Monaco, San Marino and Vatican.

**6 - Bonzai Joe**7 - Usrin

11 - Zak McKracken

13 - Akoss Poo, Duplode

17 - Friker

+1 How many days passed between Mingva's and Dark Chaser's USC victory?

Mingva (Jósvafö) 17th December 2003, Dark Chaser (Porto) 30th October 2005; so the correct answer is

**683 days****597 - Akoss Poo**845 - Bonzai Joe

420 - Usrin

1012 - Duplode

177 - Friker

87 - Zak McKracken

**Results of round 14**5 - Akoss Poo

4 - Duplode

3 - Zak McKracken

2 - Bonzai Joe and Usrin

0 - Friker

**Overall standings**42 - Chulk

33 - Zak McKracken

32 - Duplode

28 - Akoss Poo

26 - Usrin

22 - Bonzai Joe

11 - CTG

6 - Friker

4 - Alan Rotoi

3 - Argammon

2 - SuperBrian