YOUNG WORLD

Young World Quiz (July 27, 2002)

V.V. RAMANAN

Vrroom! And there she goes...

Vrroom! And there she goes...  

1. Simple one to begin with. With which hands do Scouts shake hands?

2. In the Mahabharata, whose adopted name was Sairandhiri?

3. Complete the sequence: Dr. Zakir Hussain, Fakhruddin Ali Ahmed...

4. What are "maglev" trains?

5. If Italians call Rome as Roma, how do they refer to Florence as _____?

6. In the fairy tale, when the ball was over, what did Cinderella's horses turn back into?

7. Who or what is a "printer's devil"?

8. Which comic character is also called "Marquis De Gorgonzola"?

9. In the world of music, what connects 33 1/3, 45 and 78?

10. Which former great Indian batsman's autobiography is titled A Long Innings?

11. One for the Formula One fans. If it's Mobil for McLaren, who is it for Ferrari?

12. What is the name of the aircraft used by U.S. Presidents?

13. What is the single biggest contribution of Sher Shah Suri to the Indian economy?

14. What scale is used to measure hardness of minerals?

15. If one went from Calais to Dover by a ferry, he/she would have crossed the _____?

New from Ferrari

New from Ferrari  

1. With their left hands 2. Draupadi's when taken in King Virata's court 3. Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam. They are the three Muslim Presidents of India so far 4. Trains that ride on an air cushion created by electromagnetic reaction 5. Firenze 6. Mice 7. A printer's apprentice 8. Rastapopulous (in the Tintin series) 9. They are the playing speeds for gramophone records 10. Vijay Hazare 11. Shell 12. Air Force One 13. He introduced the Rupee as currency 14. Moh scale 15. English Channel

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