The archives – Weekly quiz for the week 10-17 August, 2007

June 24, 2008 at 12:37 am 4 comments

By Freakshow

1. He is a globetrotter in the truest sense. He was born in Europe, died in Asia, and was buried in Africa. Who is he?

2. Singer, fireman, circus artist were some of the professions he practiced, and he wanted to settle down for a quiet life as an ideal English servant. But his dreams were shattered when his master accepted a wager and went on an incredible crazy trip. But being the loyal man he was, he accompanied his master to ultimate success, who is he?

3. Andrew Strauss is to Shane Warne as X is to Muttiah Muralitharan. Who is X?

4. In 1910, every few weeks every American town had his life size cut outs placed everywhere with the banner ‘I am here today’. Also there is a legend which says he stood third in a look-alike competition organized for look-alikes of himself! Who is he?

As India is turning sixty this week, the next six questions are based on our country….

5. Who is the only person in the world who has written the national anthem for two countries?

6. Apart from “India”, what other name does the constitution recognize as an equivalent for our country?

7. Though it was written in year 1876, fearing a ban by the British government, it was published in the year 1882 in the journal Anandmath. It was written as a rallying cry for the landless peasants against a tyrannical tea estate owner symbolizing the British. What is it?

8. Kuwait, Bahrain, UAE, Malaysia, Sri Lanka, Pakistan, Nepal and Mauritius. Connect.

9. It was originally called Mint, But the company which was making this, came to know that it was the first indigenous product of that kind. So they named it ——–, which became very famous. What?

10. A divine question to end this quiz. What does Goddess Saraswati hold in each hand?

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4 Comments Add your own

  • 1. bouncy13  |  June 24, 2008 at 2:26 am

    1. Alexander
    2. Passepartout
    3. Some Bangladeshi chap– Rasel, methinks
    4. Charlie Chaplin
    5. Bharat
    6. Tagore (Ind, Bangladesh)
    7. V(B)andemataram
    8.
    9. Polo
    10. Thara and thambatta

    Reply
  • 2. bouncy13  |  June 24, 2008 at 2:27 am

    1. Alexander
    2. Passepartout
    3. Some Bangladeshi chap– Rasel, methinks
    4. Charlie Chaplin
    5. Bharat
    6. Tagore (Ind, Bangladesh)
    7. V(B)andemataram
    8. Sesh Question —– Stock Market/Money/Loch Ness/Weirdness
    9. Polo
    10. Thara and thambatta

    Reply
  • 3. sockrates  |  June 25, 2008 at 8:05 pm

    Bounce is right as usual i guess..

    8. All these countries have used the Indian Rupee at some point of time as their National Currency.

    Am I right or am I right??

    Reply
  • 4. bouncy13  |  June 26, 2008 at 12:18 pm

    ya da… think thats it.. i now remember this qn….

    Reply

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