2The author described this character as the wayin which Jesus Christ may have appeared in afantasy world – mysterious, benevolent,compassionate and magical.The name of this character is the Turkishword for lion.Which character?
3• Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore – 2008• Anju Bobby George – 2004• Leander Paes – 2000• Pargat Singh – 1996This is the list of the last four people who held a certain honour for India.What did they do?
A best-selling author, this 4nervous mild manneredmouse is a resident ofNew Mouse City onMouse Island.He is also the journalistand editor for thefictional newspaper TheRodent’s Gazette andkeeps getting involved inadventures with his sisterThea, cousin Trap andnephew Benjamin.Who?
11George de Mestral used to go for a walk withhis pet dog daily. One day, in 1948, he foundthat some seeds were hooked on his clothesand on the fur of his dog. He observed theseseeds under a microscope and found somehook like structures on them. Based on this hecreated a new item that is now used commonlyacross the world to hook/stick on to objects.What did George de Mestral invent?
13In India, it is known asKorphad and by variousother regional names. InIndonesia, it is known asLidah Buaya (or "CrocodilesTongue"). In Thailand, it isknown as the "CrocodileTail".Name this medicinal plant,which is named because it isthe “true” or genuine one ofits genus
18In 1679, an associate of Robert Boyle, Frenchphysicist Denis Papin, better known for hisstudies on steam, invented the digesteur, anairtight vessel, in an attempt to reduce thecooking time of food.This invention is today found in almost everykitchen in India.What?
19This state in India has a name that means “landof the hill people”. They periodically have amautam famine, caused by flowering of thebamboo, which in turn leads to an increase inrat population, who destroy all the crops.Which Indian state?
20*There are only two non-Indian citizens whohave won the Bharat Ratna award.The first person won it in 1987, for hiscontributions to the Indian freedom struggle.The second person is a world leader who won itin 1990.Name both
21Locally known as Sahyadris, this mountainrange has been recently declared a UNESCOWorld Heritage Site, even though lots of peoplehave protested the same. It has over 5000species of flowering plants, 139 mammal species,508 bird species and 179 amphibian species, plusmany more unknown species!Name this mountain range