Quiz | Easy like Sunday morning: What has July 14 ever done for us?

Updated - July 11, 2024 11:08 am IST

Published - July 11, 2024 09:00 am IST

A molecular biologist from Madurai, our quizmaster enjoys trivia and music, and is working on a rock ballad called ‘Coffee is a Drink, Kaapi is an Emotion’. @bertyashley

Quiz | Easy like Sunday morning: What has July 14 ever done for us?
The Matterhorn in Switzerland is a deadly peak. It is the 12th highest summit in the Alps. 
1 / 10 | This day in 1850, Florida physician John Gorrie carried out the very first demonstration of something he had invented. He astonished the guests at a Bastille Day party on a hot evening in Florida by announcing that France gave her citizens what they wanted, and now he could give them what they wanted. What did he do that now comes as part of our daily appliances?
Answer : Ice from a refrigerator
0 / 0
Sign in to unlock member-only benefits!
  • Access 10 free stories every month
  • Save stories to read later
  • Access to comment on every story
  • Sign-up/manage your newsletter subscriptions with a single click
  • Get notified by email for early access to discounts & offers on our products
Sign in


Comments have to be in English, and in full sentences. They cannot be abusive or personal. Please abide by our community guidelines for posting your comments.

We have migrated to a new commenting platform. If you are already a registered user of The Hindu and logged in, you may continue to engage with our articles. If you do not have an account please register and login to post comments. Users can access their older comments by logging into their accounts on Vuukle.