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Quiz----the evergreen brain tickler

Discussion in 'Online Games & Puzzles' started by malligashivaram, Mar 14, 2010.

  1. malligashivaram

    malligashivaram Gold IL'ite

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    Hi friends---------shall we improve our lost memory--ha ha :not exactly I felt we would ask some questions, anybody not able to answer----the answer will be provided, just to freshen memories------I don't claim on specialized knowledge just some question answer learn while teaching my children shall we start.
    I will NAME THE QUESTIONS LIKE [A] AND 1,2,3......
    WILL ASK [10] QUESTIONS ------ANSWER ANYONE YOU KNOW---------NO GRADING NO MARKS JUST RIGHT OR NOT RIGHT OKAY

    [A][
    1--From which fruit is a drink called cider made ?

    2--Which 2 months are named after roman emperors ?

    3--What do the initials UGC stand for?

    4--The purity of gold is measured in carats. how many carats are there in pure gold ?

    5--how many milk teeth does a child under five have?

    6--Which rank in the army is next higher to the rank of a colonel ?

    7--what country was once known as Albion ?

    8--How did Robert Clive die ?

    9--Whom did John Wilkes Booth assassinate ?

    10--Americans often refer to President Johnson as L.B.J. Whom did they call F.D.R.?

    Friend please write the number of the question you are answering------------otherwise i will be playing home alone---- would like you to participate even if it is wrong dose't matter it is a matter of participating,---------and the happiness of knowing the right answer-------anyone can write questions and anybody can answer,just mention their names to whom you are directing the answer-------OK
     

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  2. Gauri03

    Gauri03 Moderator Staff Member IL Hall of Fame

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    Love quizzing! But shouldn't this thread be in the online games and puzzles forum? Anyway here go my answers for the ones I know without resorting to Googling :)

    1--From which fruit is a drink called cider made ?
    APPLE

    2--Which 2 months are named after roman emperors ?
    JULY and AUGUST

    3--What do the initials UGC stand for?


    4--The purity of gold is measured in carats. how many carats are there in pure gold ?
    24

    5--how many milk teeth does a child under five have?
    20

    6--Which rank in the army is next higher to the rank of a colonel ?
    Brigadier

    7--what country was once known as Albion ?

    8--How did Robert Clive die ?

    9--Whom did John Wilkes Booth assassinate ?
    LINCOLN

    10--Americans often refer to President Johnson as L.B.J. Whom did they call F.D.R.?
    FRANKLIN D ROOSEVELT
     
  3. sharanyadevi

    sharanyadevi Gold IL'ite

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    A
    3--What do the initials UGC stand for?
    User Generated Content

    7--what country was once known as Albion ?
    United Kingdom

    8--How did Robert Clive die ?
    He cut his throat with penknife and killed himself..

    I guess the rest other answers are given by Gauri:)
    Also need to say, a wonderful thread. Waiting for more questions...
     
  4. malligashivaram

    malligashivaram Gold IL'ite

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    Wow CONGRATS TO GAURI AND SHARANIYA E XCELLENT thanks for replying ------sorry did't know where to post it--------this only answer missed was:
    What does U.G.C. stand for --------University Grants Commission.:cheers
     
  5. malligashivaram

    malligashivaram Gold IL'ite

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    1. How many feathers are there on a standard shuttlecock ?

    2. who was the first man to swim across the Palk Straits ?

    3.Which award is given to individuals by the Government of India for excellence in sports ?

    4.Who was the first black American to have won the Wimbledon Men's Singles ?

    5. In a karate Contest, there is one referee and how many judges ?

    6.Who gets the Dronacharaya Award ?

    7. What does the word Himalaya mean ?

    8. Which is the Indian state, do you associate the Garba dance ?

    9. What term is used ,to describe the irresistible tendency to steal things ?

    10. Who discovered the route to India via the Cape of Good Hope ?

    11. Which was the first country to use paper?

    12.Who introduced the greetings "Jai Hind" ?

    13 What is the so-called Lead ?

    14.What is the measuring unit of noise ?

    15. what is the principal mineral in marble ?
     
  6. Anushaashok

    Anushaashok Junior IL'ite

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    1. How many feathers are there on a standard shuttlecock ?
    16 feathers

    2. who was the first man to swim across the Palk Straits ?
    Mihir sen

    3.Which award is given to individuals by the Government of India for excellence in sports ?
    Arjuna award

    4.Who was the first black American to have won the Wimbledon Men's Singles ?
    Arthur ashe

    5. In a karate Contest, there is one referee and how many judges ?
    4

    6.Who gets the Dronacharaya Award ?
    One who excels in sports coaching

    7. What does the word Himalaya mean ?
    abode of snow

    8. Which is the Indian state, do you associate the Garba dance ?
    Gujarat

    9. What term is used ,to describe the irresistible tendency to steal things ?
    Kleptomania

    10. Who discovered the route to India via the Cape of Good Hope ?
    Vasco da gama

    11. Which was the first country to use paper?
    Egypt

    12.Who introduced the greetings "Jai Hind" ?
    Subash chandra bose

    13 What is the so-called Lead ?
    high toxic metal

    14.What is the measuring unit of noise ?
    Decibel

    15. what is the principal mineral in marble ?
    Limestone
     
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  8. malligashivaram

    malligashivaram Gold IL'ite

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    Anusha you hit the nail on the head--------perfect congrats
    Saranya you were excellent too-----girls you both are rocking
    even i am excited--------because i was out of touch for a looong time
    only one correction Anusya--- ----Paper was first used in CHINA IN [AD 105]
     

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    1. Which river forms the Boyoma Falls formerly known as Victoria Falls?

    2. Which city is known as the “Pearl of the Orient “?

    3. By what name is Utkal known today?

    4. Which capital city is said to be the oldest in the world, and in which country it is located?

    5. Which is the largest city in Africa?

    6. Who wrote: “gone with wind”?

    7. Who wrote the “Cocktail party”?

    8. If a person is treated with Digitalis, what is his trouble?

    9. Which incests live in a “apiary”?

    10. What term is used for the study of plants in relation to their natural
    surroundings?

    11. What is solidified carbon dioxide usually known as?

    12. If your lachrymal glands are active what are you doing?

    13. What is another name for Centigrade?

    14. What is the name of the first Indian made war tank?

    15. Who was the first American to receive the Nehru Award for International Understanding?
     
  10. Anushaashok

    Anushaashok Junior IL'ite

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    1) Zambezi river
    2) Penang - a state in malaysia
    4) Damascus, Syria
    5) Cairo
    6) Margaret mitchell
    7) TS Elliot
    8) Irregular heartbeat
    9) Honey bee
    10) Botany
    11) Dry ice
    12) Blinking the eyes
    13) Celsius
     

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