Staring at a blank word document on a computer screen, if only you could come up with that first sentence! We’ve all been there, so from start to finish, here’s how you get through…By Charles Hand [Repost] Step 1 As a fresher approaching my first university assignment I had many new challenges to face: a strict […]
Is this source scholarly enough?
How many times have you found yourself asking this question, after a frantic Google search to find something (anything!) relevant to your essay? by Kate Courage You finally find a result that looks like it might hold the key to answering the question. However, the website it is from isn’t one you recognise, and you […]
Down The Rabbit-Hole: Sitting an Exam
You find yourself increasingly bored as you revise, yet this revision is leading to something. Exams. And when you’re standing outside the exam hall that boredom turns to utter, utter fear. Your stomach swirls. The doors open. You walk in the hall. And you fall down the rabbit-hole…By Thomas Stewart. Wonderland is not what you […]
Running the Gauntlet: Mastering your short answer exam
Not quite multiple choice, not quite an essay, but somewhere in-between. Master the middle ground with these tips…By Charles Hand. Short answer questions (SAQs) require precise yet informative pieces of information to direct questions. This style of exam distributes marks over many of questions; so it’s not the end of the world if you don’t […]
What are the main characteristics of a cat?
What are the main characteristics of a cat? The cat is similar in anatomy to the other felid species: it has a strong flexible body, quick reflexes, sharp teeth and retractable claws adapted to killing small prey. Its night vision and sense of smell are well developed. What characteristics are you looking for in a […]
How many pieces of Doughnut can I get from 1kg of flour?
How many pieces of Doughnut can I get from 1kg of flour? Ingredients for Making Doughnuts with 1 Kilogram of Flour That should give you about 40 pieces of doughnuts (or more, or less, depending on the size of cutter you’re using). Here’s a recipe for making doughnuts with 1kg flour: 1 kg (8 cups) […]
How many cups are in a pound?
Which leader took over the Soviet Union?
Which leader took over the Soviet Union? Joseph Stalin However, by April 1925, this arrangement broke down as Stalin consolidated power to become the Soviet Union’s absolute dictator. Who succeeded Stalin Beria? Georgy Malenkov Preceded by Joseph Stalin Succeeded by Nikolai Bulganin Deputy Chairman of the Council of Ministers of the Soviet Union In office […]
Who invented ketchup and why?
Who invented ketchup and why? The company was founded some 125 years ago by Henry John Heinz, the son of a German immigrant. It has been selling ketchup since 1876. Legend has it that Henry John Heinz invented ketchup by adapting a Chinese recipe for so-called Cat Sup, a thick sauce made from tomatoes, special […]
How do you control paint splatters?
How do you control paint splatters? Roller nap works like tiny little bristles. Pushing them in one direction bends them over so they lie down. If you turn the roller handle, you’ll force the bristles in the other direction, splattering paint as they go. Why does spray paint splatter? Spray guns spit when air is […]