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INQUIZZITIVE
DEREK O’BRIEN

I spent the second week of November travelling in Uttar Pradesh. Here are four questions from my diary: 1) The land for which Unesco World Heritage site was acquired from the Kachhwahas of Ajmer in lieu of four havelis? 2) Which cuisine, introduced during the reign of Nawab Shuja-
ud-daula, literally means ‘choking off the steam’? 3) Chikan work has traditionally been done on which colour? 4) The name of which city in Uttar Pradesh literally translates as ‘the forest of the tulsi tree’? (Answers below)

YOUR QUESTIONS

1. Who shared his Nobel Prize with Thomas A. Steitz and Ada E. Yonath?
Mohona Sahu, Howrah

2. Which prime minister of India was the brother of Krishna Hutheesing?
Sundip Sengupta, Calcutta

3. Dilscoop, a cricket stroke, has been named after which player?
Rajdeep Biswas, Hooghly

4. In The Mahabharata, who took the name Brihannala at King Virata’s palace?
Pritam Basak, Calcutta

5. Who was the music director of the 2007 film Cheeni Kum?
Nishit Doshi, Ranchi

6. Who wrote 187 Men to Avoid: A Survival Guide for the Romantically Frustrated Woman?
Debopriya Das, Assam

7. Which state of India is the largest producer of flowers?
Rohit Bhattacharya, Barasat

8. Punakha is the ancient capital of which country?
Rajen Ghosh, Calcutta

9. Who was the only bachelor to be elected president of the US?
Narayan Das, Calcutta

KNOW GROW WITH DEREK

1. Taj Mahal 2. Dum Pukht 3. White 4. Vrindavan

ANSWER & WIN

Mary Ann Evans was the real name of which author?

For Answer and Win, send a quiz question of your own along with the answer. The prize will go to the reader with the correct answer and the best question. Send in answers with your full name and address to: graphitiquiz@gmail.com

Winner of the Answer and Win

Quiz published on 08.11.2009

Narayan Das, Calcutta.

The flag of which country features the words ‘Ordem E Progresso’?

The answer is Brazil.

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Identify this actress

POINT OF VIEW

1 Name this politician

 

 

2Identify this sportsperson

 

 


ANSWERS

1 Venkatraman Ramakrishnan
2 Jawaharlal Nehru
3 Tilekaratne Dilshan
4 Arjuna
5 Ilayaraja
6 Dan Brown
7 Karnataka
8 Bhutan
9 James Buchanan

WHO AM I ? Katie Holmes

POINT OF VIEW 1 Abu Azmi

POINT OF VIEW 2 Moises Henriques

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