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1“I came in with _____ _____in 1835. It is comingagain next year, and I expect to go out with it. Itwill be the greatest disappointment of my life if Idont go out with _____ _____. The Almighty hassaid, no doubt: Now here are these twounaccountable freaks; they came in together,they must go out together.‘”A few months later, in his 76th year, Mark Twaindied.What is he talking about?
2This word comes from the Greek term for “of firstor primary importance”.When it was recognized in the 18th century as adistinct class of molecules, the examplesincluded albumin from egg whites.Early scientists believed that it was the mostimportant nutrient for maintaining the structureof the body.What?
Unbiased at least he was when he arrived on his mission, 6Having never set eyes on this land he was called to ________Between two peoples fanatically at odds,With their different diets and incompatible gods.Time, they had briefed him in London, is short. Its too lateFor mutual reconciliation or rational debate:The only solution now lies in separation.The Viceroy thinks, as you will see from his letter,That the less you are seen in his company the better,So weve arranged to provide you with other accommodation.We can give you four judges, two Moslem and two Hindu,To consult with, but the final decision must rest with you.‘Who and what is this poem about?
7This place was originally a large swamp settled byfishermen. In the 14th century it was known asthe "sea town" and the East India Company laid aclaim for it in 1819.The present day name came about when a visitingprince encountered a strange looking animal,which he mistook for a lion.How do we know this place today?
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1This is the magazine ofthe American VeganSociety.The person who startedthis wanted to linkVeganism with theprinciples of a religionand so, gave the taglineto the magazine.Which word isblanked out from thetagline?
Lala Lajpat Rai, while protesting againstthe Simon Commission
3This symbol is one of the recent entries into theEnglish Dictionary.In many early religious texts, it was linked to thesoul. As early as the 15th century, it wascommonly used as one of the suits in a deck ofplaying cards.Its use in modern popular culture, can be tracedback to the wildly popular slogan designed byMilton Glaser as a tourism logo in the 1970s.Which symbol and which tourism campaignmade it popular?
4The person on the left is the son of David and one of thegreat kings of Israel. On the right is the Egyptian greatroyal queen who was the wife of Pharaoh Akhenaten.In which comic strip would you find their namestogether?
At least one of these colours was onthe flag of every country in theworld in 1896
6The Great Trigonometrical Survey of India startedon 10 April 1802 with the measurement of abaseline near Madras. The East India Companythought that this project would take about 5 yearsbut eventually it took more than 60 years! Theproject among other things, measured the heightsof various geographical entities.Who was the leader of this survey throughmost of the 19th century?
Sir George Everest after whom themountain is named
7In 1882-1883, Rabindranath Tagore stayed at_______. According to a story, he went on a boatride upstream along the river Kali; inspired bywhat he saw and experienced, Tagore wrote“Prakritir Pratishoota” or Nature’s Revenge, adramatic poem, and his very first play.Which place in Karnataka?
Roe deer do not inhabit the US, so theychanged it into a deer that audienceswould identify with
9The story is set in a small village of HimachalPradesh, where a little girl, Binya, trades herleopard claw necklace for a pretty, frilly __________. The shopkeeper in the town becomesenvious of the _____ and employs a boy to stealit. One day the girl finds her ______ missing.Soon after the shopkeeper gets a similar ______in red. With this, the centre of attraction shiftsfrom Binya to the shopkeeper. Finally, she gifts itto him.Name this short story made into a featurefilm and the author
10The Batu caves, a limestone complex near KualaLumpur contain some remarkable temples fromthe 1860s. They are the site of the famous ThaiPusam festival.At the base of the caves stands a 43-meter goldstatue of ________, the largest in the world.What / who’s statue?
HD Deve Gowda, who hails from therebecame India’s 14th Prime Minister
12Spread over 156 acres, it is arguably the largestfunctioning Hindu temple complex in theworld. In the Vaishnava parlance, the term"KOIL" signifies this particular temple.With 7 enclosures and 21 towers, this 236 feettall gopuram here is the tallest in Asia. Mythhas it that the coast of Ceylon can be seen fromits top.Which is this place?
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