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1

What was the name of Odysseus's dog in "The Odyssey"?

  • Penelope
  • Argus
  • Calypso

2

Which of the following is one of Snoopy's brothers?

  • Snowy
  • Spooch
  • Spike

3

In which play did Shakespeare mention St Valentine?

  • As you like it
  • Romeo and Juliet
  • Hamlet

4

In 1778, which country introduced the first state controlled brothels?

  • The Netherlands
  • Sweden
  • France

5

On what would you use a Howdah, to be seated on?

  • Camel
  • Rickshaw
  • Elephant

6

In America, "Benjamin" is a slang term for what?

  • Pyjamas
  • One Hundred Dollar Bill
  • Wheelbarrow

7

Which is the largest active volcano?

  • Mount Helens
  • Mauna Loa
  • Tambora

8

Which place recorded the highest ever snowfall in one day? (1921)

  • Moscow
  • Silver Lake Colorado
  • Mount Kailash

9

Taka is the currency of?

  • Bangladesh
  • Bhutan
  • Tonga

10

The largest peninsula in the world is?

  • Malay
  • Arabian
  • Taimir

11

In 1437 AD, Hippalus sailed from the Red Sea to the Indus, What country did he hail from?

  • Greece
  • Spain
  • Italy

12

In 500 BC, Susruta performed eye operations for cataracts. What country did he come from?

  • India
  • Saudi Arabia
  • Greece

13

According to Andhra proverb: Its like making a broom with-----threads?

  • Wool
  • Silken
  • Golden

14

Montreal lies on the junction of two rivers, one is The Lawrence, which is the other?

  • Missouri
  • Ottawa
  • Mississippi

15

What is the name given to the ridge of coral reefs and sand lying between India and Sri Lanka?

  • Howrah Bridge
  • Lakshmam Jhula
  • Adams Bridge

16

Which special flower does the little prince own in the childrens classic "The little prince"?

  • Lily
  • Daffodil
  • Rose

17

Which river makes up part of the boundaries of ten American States?

  • Missouri
  • Colorado
  • Mississippi

18

In 650 BC, who discovered the Strait of Gibralter?

  • Sumerians
  • Greeks
  • Romans

19

How many milk teeth do children have in their initial years?

  • 28
  • 30
  • 20

20

Which event led to a year without a summer in 1815?

  • A cyclone
  • A volcanic eruption
  • A forest fire

21

Which of these rivers flows into the Arabian Sea?

  • Narmada
  • Krishna
  • Cauvery

22

Which Englishman's role was central to the founding of the Indian National Congress?

  • Lord Lytton
  • Robert Clive
  • Allen Octavian Hume

23

Which of these rivers DOES NOT low through the Himalayas?

  • Indus
  • Godavari
  • Alaknanda

24

What are the volcano's spread around the Pacific, in the shape of a ring called?

  • Volcano Chain
  • Pacific Ring of Fire
  • Dragons Chain

25

The head of the herd was met by Nellie the Elephant, on which road?

  • Kilimajaro Way
  • Mandalay
  • Khyber pass

26

"All the news thats fit to print" is the motto of which newspaper?

  • Daily Mail
  • New York Times
  • Washington Herald

27

Sails were first used on boats in 4000 BC, on which river did these boats first sail?

  • Amazon
  • Indus
  • Nile

28

Found on bottles or boxes, what is the meaning of the "ABV"? cheers!

  • Alcoholic Brevity Vats
  • Alcohol by Volume
  • Always buy Vodka

 

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