YOUNG WORLD

Young World Quiz (October 11, 2003)

V.V. RAMANAN

Powerful, underwater missile...

Powerful, underwater missile...  

1. Who wrote the "Emperor" concerto?

2. Which revolutionary was assassinated with an ice pick in 1940?

3. In World War II, what were the German submarines called?

4. Theravada is a school of which major religion?

5. Which U.S. State has the nickname "Bluegrass State"?

6. Who played the role of Salim in the magnum opus "Mughal-E-Azam"?

7. To whom is the famous saying "A journey of a thousand miles must begin with a single step" attributed?

8. Who is the chairperson of the National Human Rights Commission?

9. Which TV channel's tagline is "Demand a broader view"?

In the eye of a storm...

In the eye of a storm...  

10. Of which country, visited by PM Vajpayee recently, is Recep Tayyip Erdogan the Prime Minister?

11. Name the director of the much-hyped film "Boom".

12. Who makes the "Optra" brand of cars?

13. Where is the world-famous Prado art gallery?

14. Which day precedes Ash Wednesday?

15. What kind of fish is a "hammerhead"?

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