Young World Quiz (March 30, 2002)

V.V. Ramanan

A scene from "The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring".

A scene from "The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring".  

1. Who wrote the classic The Lord Of The Rings?

2. Which sporting siblings are nicknamed Tugga and Junior?

3. What ailment happens when too much bile (yellow-brown fluid produced by the liver) pigments accumulate?

4. The French call it La Manche. How do we better know it?

5. In how many different directions could one travel from the North Pole?

A part of our lives.

A part of our lives.  

6. The Internet is part of our everyday life now. Who is called the Father of the Internet?

7. Which famous music groups first No. 1 hit was From Me to You?

8. What was Lemuel Gulliver's occupation in Jonathan Swift's Gulliver's Travels?

9. The name of which character from the Ramayana literally means furrow?

10. In a chemical equation, what does an arrow pointing down designate?

11. The sport, where a pilot is suspended from a motor-less wing by a harness and a bar, is called _____ _______?

12. In the Tintin series, what does Jolyon Wagg market?

13. In Indian classical music, what are Rupak, Jhumra, Deepchandi, Dadra types of?

14. What name connects a band of mythical female warriors and a mighty river?

15. Which polar explorer died in a plane crash, while searching for a missing Italian airship?

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