Monday, 5 September 2011

Quiz 9: 5th August 2011

1.  The first written reference to the word, "------" (or Samoan "Tatau") appears in the journal of Joseph Banks, the naturalist aboard Captail Cook ‘s  ship the HMS Endeavour in 1769. Fill in the blanks?

2. Tulsi Das went to meet the then Emperor Akbar in Delhi after having had a darshan vision of God Sri Rama in Gokul, the birth place of God Sri Krishna. The Emperor challenged Tulsi Das to show Sri Rama to him. When Tulsi Das replied that it was not possible without true devotion to Rama, he was imprisoned. In the prison, Tulsi Das wrote the beautiful verses of what ?

3. Which company started by Dilip Kapur has its manufacturing unit at Puduchery, India?

    This is the photograph of an Island shor from Space Shuttle discovery, looking southeast by south. Kauai is closest at bottom right.


    Identify the logo

6. What first is attributed to 1982 in the by-election to Parur Assembly Constituency of Kerala for a limited number of polling stations (50 polling stations)


Identify the boxer who is nicknamed “The Golden Boy"?

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