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Young World Quiz (January 19, 2007)

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WINNER: Xavier Malisse.
WINNER: Xavier Malisse.

V.V. RAMANAN

1. In anthologies, how is the poem "I Wandered Lonely as a Cloud" commonly titled?2. What is the nationality of Xavier Malisse, who had a "double" at the Chennai Open recently?3. If the first "Task" of Hercules involved a lion and the second a Hydra, which animals did the third and fourth involve?4. Name the NASA spacecraft capsule that returned to earth last June, after nearly a three-billion-mile expedition, with a canister full of comet particles.5. Which U.S. States are named in honour of Queen Elizabeth I?6. How many South American cities have hosted the Summer Olympics?7. What sort of animals are "tamarins"?8. Which comic strip featured Eugene the Jeep?9. Which actor, who has played Batman, won the Best Supporting Actor Oscar in 2006?10. In Australian slang, who or what is referred to as a "chalkie"?11. What does a "philargyrist" like?12. Which Test cricketer has the name Krishnakumar in his initials?13. In the movie "Cars", which character is similar to a 1923 Ford Model T?14. In which country is the Angel Falls, the world's highest free-falling waterfall?15. Which U.N. Secretary General would have used/uses the "Cedi" as the currency in his native land?


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