Schoolchildren in India, China, the Philippines, Western
Europe and the English-speaking countries are taught that
there are 7.
Schoolchildren in Russia, Eastern Europe, and Japan are
taught that there are 6.
Schoolchildren in France and its former colonies, Portugal,
Spain, Latin America etc are also taught that there are 6, but
their classification differs from the previous set by splitting
one unit into two, and combining two other units into one.
What 9-letter /10-letter word is the answer to this
Africa, Eurasia, North & South America, Antarctica, Oceania in the former
Africa, Europe, Asia, America, Antarctica, Oceania in Latin America, France etc.
Aristotle, who was the first to observe
this structure in the human body, called
it parencephalis, meaning little brain.
Today, in biology, it is known by a Latin
name meaning exactly the same thing.
What are we talking about—10 letters in
There were several images like this one in the
newspapers over the last ten days. What is
In tribute to French F1
driver Jules Bianchi who
passed away on 17 July.
China, Russia, France, USA, and the
UK are sometimes referred to as the P5.
Sometimes they are clubbed with
Germany and called the P5+1.
Either tell me what the letter P stands
for, or give me the reason for this name.
P for Permanent
After the fact that these are the
permanent members of the UN Security
8. Here is somebody taking pride in his
own creation, and the fact that he didn’t
leave out anybody, in 1912:
“The blue and yellow of Sweden, the blue and white of
Greece, the tri- colors of France, England and America,
Germany, Belgium, Italy, Hungary, the yellow and red of
Spain next to the novelties of Brazil or Australia, with old
Japan and new China. Here is truly an international symbol.“
What symbol? OR
Who is being quoted here?
Baron Pierre de Coubertin
On the Olympic rings
9. This cartoon combines two recent events
for laughter. One of them is Angela Merkel’s
handling of the Greek crisis. What is the
other recent event?
While the rest of the world usually
prefers the term athletics for a range of
running, jumping and throwing events,
sports authorities in North America
prefer a three-word phrase referring to
venues where such contests are held.
What is this alternative name for
Their name translates to Madhya Pradesh Professional
Examination Board in English. Their logo features two
question marks and is thus remarkably similar to the logo of
the Quiz Foundation of India. This similarity may be
accidental. What is the common name for this government
A country in the Middle East derives its 5-letter
name ultimately from an ancient empire in the
Mesopotamia region. This empire turns up
occasionally in the Bible, and inspired at least one
famous poem. Seen here is art from the days of
that empire. Name either country or empire.
In botany, this 5-letter word is applied to
fleshy fruit produced from a single flower and
containing one ovary.
Prominent examples include the brinjal, the
banana and the tomato. What is this term?
21. In cycling, competitors often tend to form a tight
little mass cycling together because this helps
reduce drag. An 8-letter French word is normally
used for such formations, very close in meaning to
a 7-letter English word for military unit. Give me