The Italian word for "scratched
drawings" is used commonly in
English. What is it?
Graffiti is writing or drawings that have been
scribbled, scratched, or sprayed illicitly on a
wall or other surface in a public place.
In modern times, paint (particularly spray mint)
and marker pens have become the most
commonly used graffiti materials. In most
countries, marking or painting property without
the property owner's consent is considered
defacement and vandalism, which is a
This started in medieval France, when a
king would hug a new knight, placing
both his arms around the knights neck.
This tradition carries forward in the
French military custom of kissing both
cheeks of a man on whom they confer
an award. In England, this took the form
of a king tapping each shoulder of a
knight with his sword. Which English
word from the French for “To Neck”
describes this practice?
The accolade is a ceremony to confer knighthood
that may take many forms including, for example,
the tapping of the flat side of a sword on
the shoulders of a candidate or an embrace about
Which word for a meeting or
conference stems from the Greek
word for a drinking party?
Symposium is a conference for researchers to present
and discuss their work. Together with academic or
scientific journals, conferences provide an important
channel for exchange of information between
In ancient greece, the symposium was a drinking
Which well known Sanskrit word can
mean 'to unite' or 'to control'?
Connect the two with a word:
The capital of country which has a port
called of Zeebrugge and
a variety of a particular sort of
Brussels , is the capital and largest city of
Belgium and the de facto capital of the
European Union (EU).
Brussels sprout is a variety of cabbage.
The Brussels sprout is a cultivar in the
Gemmifera group of cabbages (Brassica
oleracea), grown for its edible buds. The leafy
green vegetables are typically 2.5–4 cm (0.98–
1.6 in) in diameter and look like miniature
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