Young World Quiz (December 14, 2010)
1. On this date in 1960, what happened when Australia's Ian Meckiff was run out in a Test match against the West Indies?
2. What is the superlative feature of the Millau viaduct in France that was officially opened on this date?
3. In cricketing slang, what is the ‘brain bucket'?
4. To which famous music director was Asha Bhonsle married to?
5. Against which opponent did Brian Lara score both his 375 and 400 (not out)?
6. What is pedagogy?
7. Apart from copper, name the other elements in the alloy called gun metal?
8. Which famous band did Kurt Cobain front?
9. What type of a creature is the jerboa?
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Pasta : What's it made of?
10. Because of its high protein and gluten content, which type of wheat is mostly used for making pasta?
11. Carmine is vivid shade of which colour: red, blue or yellow?
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In China : Money, money, money.
12. The official currency of the People's Republic of China is…?
13. Of which Dickensian character is Betsy Trotwood the aunt?
14. In which U.S. State is the prestigious Princeton University?
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What connects :Spine to the skull.
15. Name the two cervical vertebrae which form the joint connecting the skull and spine.
Answers: 1. The first Tied Test in the history of cricket; 2. It is tallest bridge in the world; 3. The helmet; 4. R.D. Burman; 5. England; 6. The art or science of teaching; 7. Zinc and Tin; 8. Nirvana; 9. A type of hopping desert rodents; 10. Durum; 11. Red; 12. Renminbi; 13. David Copperfield;14. New Jersey; 15. Atlas and Axis.
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