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Young World Quiz (Dated April 04, 2008)

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QUESTIONS

1. Why was the “Druk Phuensum Tshogpa” party in the news on March 24?

2. Which legendary sportsperson wrote the following: My Cricketing Life (1938), Farewell to Cricket (1950) and The Art of Cricket (1958)?

3. Which Biblical patriarch was also known as Israel?

4. As of 2006-2007, which club holds the record for the most wins in an EPL season?

5. What was the nationality of the famous painter Jan Vermeer?

6. What is the biggest operational difference between a tortoise and a turtle?

7. Which telecom giant gets its name from a river in Finland?

8. How many stars on a table tennis ball indicate that it is of the highest quality?

9. Which famous cartoon ‘pair’ have had the Latin names Birdus Tastius and Poultrius Devourius?

10. In the Mauryan empire, who succeeded Ashoka the Great?

11. Which Indian actress’ paternal grandfather played cricket for two countries?

12. What is dvimudrakaara in Carnatic music?

13. How is red kidney beans referred to in Indian cooking?

14. Which dance form is performed in front of the Kalivilakku?

15. What was the subject of the world’s first jigsaw puzzles?

ANSWERS

1. It won the first democratic

elections held in Bhutan

2. Sir Donald Bradman;

3. Jacob

4. Chelsea (38 wins);

5. Dutch

6. The former cannot swim or

float on water;

7. Nokia

8. Three;

9. Road Runner and

Wile E. Coyote;

10. Dasaratha

Maurya (after half-brother Kunala became blind);

11. Soha Ali Khan; 12. A composer who has used two kinds of ‘mudras’ in his

compositions;

13. ‘Rajma’

14. Kathakali; 15. Maps.

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