Thursday, 12 July 2012


Q1. Name the cricketing legend, the first to cross 10,000 Test runs, who celebrated his birthday on 9th July?
Q2. Which site in India was recently added to UNESCO’s natural World Heritage Site list?
Q3. From which State does the Presidential candidate P.A. Sangma come?
Q4. Which pharma giant has settled the largest healthcare fraud case in US history for $3 billion?
Q5. Which Olympic sport was created by the Canadian James Naismith?
Q6. Which Spaniard became the first to score in two UEFA European Championship Finals and also won the Golden Boot?
Q7. In the Narnia chronicles, name the talking mouse who carries a rapier and wears a red plume tucked in his golden circlet?
Q8. What Guinness world record did the band “The Flaming Lips” set on June 27-28?
Q9. According to many, which fruit has the dubious tag of being the “foulest smelling” in the world?
Q10. Which ‘Kanda’ of the Ramayana consists of a detailed, vivid account of Hanuman's adventures?
Q11. Which every-day food item includes the protein casein?
Q12. What is the common name for the human body part naris (plural nares)?
Q13. Which big Asian country’s currency is the Tugrik?
Q14. What common problem can an “antitussive” medicine alleviate?
Q15. Re-arrange “Angel of the reclining” to get the name of a lady synonymous with help and compassion.

Answers: 1. Sunil Manohar Gavaskar; 2. The Western Ghats; 3. Meghalaya; 4. GlaxoSmithKline; 5. Basketball; 6. Fernando Torres;7. Reepicheep;8. The most live shows in different cities in 24 hours; 9. Durian; 10. Sundara Kanda;11. Milk/cheese etc;12. Nostril;13. Mongolia; 14. Cough; 15. Florence Nightingale.

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