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351.The period of the Tenth Five Year Plan Is

A.1995 -2000          B.2000-2005        C.2001-2006        D.2002-2003

352. Who founded the I.N.A.?

A. BalGangadharaTilak      B. Subhash Chandra Bose              C. Bhagat Singh

D.Chandra Sekhar Azad

353.  Hirakud Dam is built on the river:

A. Narmada B. Sutlej          C.Tapti        D. Mahanadi

354. During sleep:

A. Pulse rate is increased  B. blood pressure is reduced

C. blood pressure is increased                 D.None of the above

355. Beirut is the capital of

A. Lebanon                   B. Libya      C. Poland     D. Portugal

356. The disease bronchitis is associated with :A. lungs     B. liver                  C. kidney       D. heart

357. An atom whose nucleus is unstable undergoes change by throwing

dectromagnetic  energy  and:

A.electrical particles B. magnetism               C. light                        D.heat

358.Which practice was in existence during the  Rig Vedic period ?

A. Polyandry              B. Polygamy           C. Bigamy           D. Monogamy

359. The port city of the Indus Valley people was:

A. Mohenjo – daro     B.   Khalibangan   C. Lothal         D. Harappa

360.Vasco da Gama landed in India at:

A. Cochin            B. Madras        C. Bombay D. Calicut

361. Jute is grown on large scale in the delta

of:

A. Indus             B. Damodar                   C. Satlej               D. Ganger

362. Who among the following Delhi Sultans was criticised as a mixture of

opposites?

A. Firoz ShahTughlaq      B. Balban      C. Muhammad Bin Tughlak

D. Jalaluddin Khilji

363.Which one of the following is an. Artificial harbour ?

A. Cochin    B. Kandla         C.Madras    D.Calcutta

364. Kerala’s Share in the coconut production is ………….% in the country :

A.  41             B. 51                C. 61               D.31

365. Atomic power is obtained from:         .
A. Uranium               B. Platinum        C.Iron          D. Silver

366. Bombay was taken by the English East India Company   from :

A. Charles I       B.The Dutch            C. The Portuguese    D. Charles II

367. Which of the following Ls not presently obtained  from the sea in large amounts ?

A . Bromine     B. Gold      C.Salt         D.Magnesium

368. De Vries was a:
A.Italian botanist          B. Dutch botanist    C. English botanist   D.French botanist

369. Pedagogy is the science of:

A . human body B. glands        C. teaching           D.  insects

370. The longest Railwayline is :

A . Canadian-Pacific Railway          B. Indian Railway       C. London Railway

D. Trans-Siberian Railway

371. Cofee powder is processed from its

A.  Fruits           B.  Flowers        C. Leaves         D. Branches

372. The Capital of Cuba is:
A . Warsaw                B. Lagos        C. Havana        D. Addis Ababa

373. Pookkode lake is situated in ……….district of Kerala

A. Wayanad               B.Ernakulam              C. Thrissur       D. Kozhikkodu

374. The currency of Burma is:

A.   Kyat          B. Rupee          C.Leva          D.Taka

375. The renowned sea side resort in South Kerala

A. Ashtamudi             B. Vizhinjam               C. Kovalam                D. Kanyakumary

376. Silent Valley National park is situated in………..district

A. Palakkadu        B. Idukki         C. Wayanadu        D. Kasaragod

377. Which one of the following is the most effective means of

corrosion?

A. water      B. plants         C. air               D. carbon dioxide

378. A disease that may be inherited is :

A. trichinosis  B. pellagra     C. malaria   D. hemophilia

379. A substance that can be synthesised by green plants but not by animals is:

A. carbon dioxide      B.uric acid      C. protein D. cellulose

380. The World Environment Day is celebrated every year on

A. June 5                   B. April 4           C. September5      D. October 16

381.The famous Meenakshi temple is situated in:

A. Ujjain             B. Madurai              C. Mahabalipuram                D. Bhuvaneswar

382. The disease “Mumps” spreads towards:

A. skull    B. chin and neck            C. neck and under the jaw    D. arm – pi     t

383. How many players form a Water Polo team ?

A. 3                        B. 5                  C. 8                 D.6

384. Kaziranga sanctuary is famous for which of the following animals/birds ?

A.Tigers B. One horned Indian Rhinos         C. Wild Elephants     D. Ducks

385.The branch of science dealing with the better­ment of living conditions is called?

A.ethnology B. euthenies  C. eugenies     D. none of the above

386. A rocket going straight up with less than es­cape velocity will:

A. become a satellite of the earth               B. become a moon satellite

C.  never reach the earth                  D. fall back to the earth

387. All cereals belong to the family ?

A. Gramineae            B. Umbelliferae     C. Leguminosae   D. Cruciferae

388. Another element having a long-life which can be used for radioactive dating of

rocks is:

A. protactinium – 234    B. carbon -14    C. strontium-83 D. thorium-234

389. Water that is available to the plants and readily  absorbed is :

A. hydroscopic water  B. run – away water  C.rain water D. capillary water

390. Sweetness of sound depends upon :
A. periodicity and regularity B. velocity    C. frequency         D. amplitude

391. Which of the following is the richest source of carbohydrates ?

A. maize     B. wheat     C. barley     D.rice

392. Magnetic field is measured by:

A. arometer          B. fluxmeter               C. thermopile D. pyrometer

393. Who is the author of the book ” Mein Kamf’ ?

A.  Winston Churchill            B. Einstein     C. Adolf Hitler                 D. Mussolini

394. Sundarbans is a good example of:

A.Mangrove forests       B. Scrub forests            C. Evergreen forests

D. Monsoon forests

395. Which one of the following countries was the centre of activities of the I.N.A. ?

A. Burma        B. Tibet       C. Singapore D. Ceylon

396. The practice of ‘Sati’ was abolished by:

A. LordCornwallis B. Lord Dalhousie    C. Lord Curson          D. Lord William Bentinck

397. Annie Besant was a/an:
A. Spanish lady              B. Irish lady    C. British lady            D. French lady

398. Which one of the following disease is sex – linked ?

A.cancer     B. diabetes   C. colour blindness         D. night blindness

399. The condition which causes the eye -. ball to become slightly too long is known

as:

A.corneal ulcer     B. myopia      C. cornea       D. inflammation of the sclera

400. The Black Pagoda is in :

A. Arunachal Pradesh    B. Madhya Pradesh   C. Bihar D.Orissa

Answer

351. B.2000-2005

352. B. Subhash Chandra Bose

353. D. Mahanadi

354. B. blood pressure is reduced

355. A. Lebanon

356. A. lungs

357. A.electrical particles

358. D. Monogamy

359. D. Monogamy

360. D. Calicut

361. B. Damodar

362. C. Muhammad Bin

363. C.Madras

364. A.  41

365. A. Uranium

366. D. Charles II

368. B. Gold

368. A.Italian botanist

369. C. teaching

330. D. Trans-Siberian Railway

331. A.  Fruits

332. C. Havana

333. A. Wayanad

334. A.   Kyat

335. C. Kovalam

336. A. Palakkadu

337. A. water

338. D. hemophilia

339. D. cellulose

380. A. June 5

381. B. Madurai

382. C. neck and under the jaw

383. A. 3

384. B. One horned Indian Rhinos

385. B. euthenies

386. D. fall back to the earth

387. A. Gramineae

388. C. strontium-83

389. D. capillary water

390. A. periodicity and regularity

391. D.rice

392. B. fluxmeter

393. C. Adolf Hitler

394. A.Mangrove forests

395. C. Singapore

396. D. Lord William Bentinck

397. B. Irish lady

398. C. colour blindness

399. D. inflammation of the sclera

400. D.Orissa

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Young word Quiz with Answer

Young Word Quiz (May 18,2010)


From the movie :Who plays Harry, Ron and Hermione?

Photo : AP

Shrek : Which film company takes credit for this masterpiece?

1. One of the most eagerly-awaited summer releases is “Toy Story 3”. Who is to reprise as the voices of Woody and Buzz?

2. Which was the first of the 21 full-length adventures and numerous short stories featuring Enid Blyton’s “Famous Five”?

3. Many of us would have enjoyed the literary creations of Theodor Seuss Geisel. Under what pen name did Geisel write?

4. Which talented actor has played the role of the maverick Willy Wonka and Mad Hatter in the recent past?

5. Which popular comic-book series came into being when its originator saw that kids at a quiz show did not know who Lord Rama’s mother was?

6. Which character has his home at Rajani Sen Road, Ballygunj, Kolkata?

7. In the hit film “Taare Zameen Par”, what learning ‘shortcoming’ does Ishaan Nandkishore Awasthi have?

8. Name the studio behind the very successful “Shrek” movies.

9. A.A. Milne, the creator of Winnie the Pooh, adapted a part of which much-loved book for stage as “Toad of Toad Hall”?

10. The story of d’Artagnan which began in “The Three Musketeers” continued in two more books Name both.

11. Name the actors who have played Harry, Ron and Hermione since the first film of the adaptation of the hit book series.

12. Name the popular author who shares his surname with a world-famous literary secret agent and lives in Mussoorie.

13. Name the parents of Perseus ‘Percy’ Jackson.

14. Which upcoming Disney film is based on a hugely successful third-person action-adventure computer and video game published by Ubisoft in 2003?

15. According to the fairy tale, on what does Sleeping Beauty prick her finger?

Answers:

1. Tom Hanks and Tim Allen
2. Five on a Treasure Island. 3. Dr. Seuss
4. Johnny Depp
5. Amar Chitra Katha
6. Pradosh C. Mitter aka Feluda
7. Dyslexia
8. Dream Works Animation SKG, Inc.
9. Kenneth Grahame’s The Wind in the Willows
10. ‘Twenty Years After’ and ‘The Vicomte of Bragelonne: Ten Years Later’
11. Daniel Radcliffe, Rupert Grint and Emma Watson
12. Ruskin Bond
13. Poseidon and Sally Jackson
14. ‘Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time’
15. A spindle.

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Young World Quiz (December 01, 2009)

Young World Quiz (December 01, 2009)

 

V.V. RAMANAN Photo : AFP

New from Google : What’s its name?

 

1. ‘Universal Access and Human Rights’ is the 2009 theme for which ‘Day’ first observed on this date (December 1) in 1988?

2. Name the schoolboy aided by Doraemon in the popular manga series.

3. Which is the westernmost country of mainland Europe?

4. Name Google’s mobile operating system with a name that is used for a robot designed to look and act like a human.

5. ‘Wookieepedia’ is a wiki for which cult science fiction franchise?



Farmland : Cultivating Ananas comosus. Photo : M. Srinath

 

6. Chaim Weizmann was the first President of…?

7. In Beatrix Potter stories, what sort of an animal was Mr. Tod?

8. Name the half-brother to Dhritarashtra and Pandu, born of a maid-servant and Vyasa.

9. Who wrote a famous opera based on the exploits of the Arthurian knight Sir Percival?

10. By what name was the legendary magician and escape artist Ehrich Weiss better known?



Doraemon : Photo : AFP

 

11. Which ruthless child prodigy’s family motto is ‘ Aurum Potestas est’ meaning ‘Gold is Power’?

12. What is the more common name for the skillet used in kitchens?

13. In which city do Top Cat and his buddies hang out?

14. What common fruit does one get from the Ananas comosus plant?

15. Which large country takes its name from the Latin word for ‘southern’?

 

Answer to Young World Quiz (December 01, 2009)

Answers:

1. World Aids Day
2. Nobita Nobi
3. Portugal
4. Android
5. Star Wars
6. Israel
7. Fox
8. Vidura
9. Richard Wagner
10. Harry Houdini
11. Artemis Fowl
12. Frying pan
13. New York City
14. Pineapple
15. Australia.

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Young World Quiz (November 24, 2009)

Young World Quiz (November 24, 2009)

 

V.V. RAMANAN

 

 

 

 

Photo : Shirish Shete and K. Pichumani

Who is older? Sachin Tendulkar or Muttiah Muralithaaran.

 

1. Which country has 11 time zones?

2. If a gorilla is a type of primate, then what sort of an animal is a zorilla?

3. Who is the present First Lord of the Treasury in the UK?


 

4. Who is older: Sachin Tendulkar or Muttiah Muralitharan?

5. Which bird do Chinese fishermen use to help catch fish for them?

6. Name the two U.S. space shuttles to have been destroyed in an accident.

Photo : Reuters

A pumpkin slice : Any time is snack time.

 

7. Which body of water is referred to as the ‘The Ditch’?

8. What was the nationality of the great chemist Friedrich August Kekulé?

9. In the Kelvin scale, what is the freezing point of water?

10. In the fairy tale ‘The princess and the pea’, on a bed of how many mattresses and featherbeds did the princess sleep?

11. Where in the human body is the pectoral muscle?



From the movie : Lawrence of Arabia .

 

12. According to the Bible, on what day did God command the land to bring forth living creatures?

13. What was Lawrence of Arabia doing when he died?

14. In order, which is the first alphabet in (the English version of) Scrabble to be worth four points?

15. The ‘Antoinette Perry Awards for Excellence in Theatre’ are commonly called…?

Answer to Young World Quiz (November 24, 2009)

V.V. RAMANAN

 

Answers:

1. Russia
2. A type of polecat and a member of the weasel family
3. The Prime Minister Gordon Brown
4. Muttiah Muralitharan
5. Cormorant
6. Columbia and Challenger
7. Tasman Sea
8. German
9. 273.15
10. 20 mattresses and 20 featherbeds
11. Chest
12. Sixth
13. Riding a motorcycle
14. F
15. Tony Awards.

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Young World Quiz

Young World Quiz (November 17, 2009)

 



Narnia : The series.

 

 

1. By what famous pen name was the writer Dhanpat Rai known?

2. Who wrote the `Akbarnama’?

3. In the world of Science, what is the claim to fame of Chicago Pile-1?

4. Gen. J.J. Singh is the Governor of a State that was in the news recently. Name the State.



Ben 10 : An aquatic animal?

 

5. In Economics, what is a market or industry dominated by a small number of sellers called?

6. Which is the smallest of the 14 peaks that stand over 8000m tall?

7. Fill in the missing words in the title of this famous book: “__ ___ ____ in Prose, Being a Ghost Story of Christmas”.

8. Which famous cricketer has been honoured with the C.K. Nayudu Lifetime Achievement Award for 2008-09 by the BCCI?

9. Which famous gallantry medal was originally cast from the guns captured in the Crimean War?

10. St. Stephen’s Day is commonly called?

11. In Ben 10, which aquatic alien seems to be part alligator, shark, eel and anglerfish?

12. Which is the first book in the chronology of the Narnia novels’ fictional universe?

13. Yamoussoukro is the official capital of which African nation?

14. Which X-Men character’s real name is Bobby Drake?



The movie : X- Men.

Answer to Young World Quiz (November 17, 2009)

 

 

 

 

Answers:

1. Munshi Premchand;

2. Abul Fazl; 3. It is the world’s first artificial nuclear reactor;

4. Arunachal Pradesh; 5. Oligopoly;

6. Shishapangma;

7. A Christmas Carol;

8. Mohinder Amarnath;

9. Victoria Cross;

10. Boxing Day;

11. Ripjaws;

12. The Magician’s Nephew;

13. C“te d’Ivoire;

14. Iceman; 15. Edinburgh.

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Young World Quiz (November 10, 2009)

Teletubbies : In four colours

1. Which is the only U.S. State to have the last letter of the English alphabet in its name?

2. In astrology, which three zodiac signs are called the ‘Fire Signs’?

3. Name the Asian Capital cities that have hosted the Summer Olympics.

Photo : AFP

The Borg-Warner trophy : A sporting prize.

4. Who was the maternal grandmother of Rajiv Gandhi?

5. Which famous African city is served by the Jomo Kenyatta Airport?

6. Which great emperor was born Temujin?

7. Which list of religious and moral imperatives is also called ‘Decalogue’?

8. In Teletubbies, who is coloured purple?

Photo : The Hindu Photo Library

Rajiv Gandhi : Who was his maternal grandmother?

9. Whose skull features in William Shakespeare’s ‘Hamlet’?

10. If it was Arthur Conan Doyle for Sherlock Holmes, who was it for Lord Peter Wimsey?

11. What dubious distinction does the stonefish have?

12. With which famous sporting event would one link the Borg-Warner Trophy?

13. Which ‘exclusive’ society of people with high IQ gets its name from the Latin for table?

14. Meningitis affects which part of the body?

15. Which leader was fatally wounded by John Wilkes Booth while watching “Our American Cousin”?

Answer to Young World Quiz (November 10, 2009)

Answers:

1. Arizona
2. Aries, Leo and Sagittarius
3. Tokyo and Seoul
4. Kamala Nehru
5. Nairobi
6. Genghis Khan
7. The Ten Commandments
8. Tinky Winky
9. Yorick
10. Dorothy L. Sayers
11. It is considered the most venomous fish in the world
12. Indianapolis 500 automobile race
13. Mensa
14. Brain
15. Abraham Lincoln.

 

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Young World Quiz (November 03, 2009)

Photo: S. Subramanium

Ballet : Beauty and grace. 1. On this day, in 1957 saw the first acknowledged living being go into a space orbit. Name the animal.

2. After which explorer is the strait immediately south of mainland Chile and north of Isla Grande de Tierra del Fuego named?

3. The star Alpha Canis Majoris is commonly called?

4. The name of Elisha Graves Otis is associated with which locomotion device seen in many buildings etc?

5. Which U.S. State is nicknamed Sunshine State?

6. According to the Bible, how old was Methuselah?

Photo : Bloomberg

On the hood : The Spirit of Ecstasy.

 

7. If your car had the Spirit of Ecstasy, you would be driving a?

8. In Greek mythology, who flew too close to the sun and melted his wings?

9. Which European city recently lost out the chance to host the 2016 Summer Olympics?

10. What are the two main ingredients in the confection Meringue?

Photo : AP

The Beatles : They love me yeah! yeah!

 

11. Which Sherlock Holmes story has the curious incident of the dog in the night-time?

12. What does a jete mean to a ballerina?

13. In gymnastics, what is the dimension of the carpeted area on which floor exercises are held?

14. On which Mediterranean island was Napoleon Bonaparte born?

15. Which of the Beatles was born Richard Starkey?

Answer to Young World Quiz (November 03, 2009)

Answers:

1. Laika
2. Ferdinand Magellan
3. Sirius A or Dog Star
4. Elevators
5. Florida
6. 969 years
7. Rolls Royce
8. Icarus
9. Madrid
10. Egg white and sugar
11. Silver Blaze
12. A leap
13. 12m x 12m square
14. Corsica
15. Ringo Starr.

Young World Quiz (October 6, 2009)

1. Name the Swiss-French architect, who designed modern Chandigarh, born on this date in 1887.

2. Which popular literary bear was once referred to as Edward Bear?

3. Who built the Tughlaqabad Fort?

4. Name the overeager Wilderness Explorer in Pixar’s “Up”.

5. With which Gharana was the recently deceased Gangubai Hangal associated?

6. In Peanuts comics, what instrument does Schroeder play?

7. In the world of finance, what does portfolio mean?

8. What is the name of the pet dinosaur of the Flintstones?

9. Which bustling Indian city is also called “City of Nizams”?

10. In which country are the cities of Graz and Linz?

11. What is the anatomical name for the calf bone?

12. With which animal would a cynomaniac be obsessed?

13. How does the world know the performer Gordon Sumner?

14. Why is sleeping on the side suggested as one way to ‘treat’ snoring?

15. Which bestselling novel was originally titled “The Summer of the Shark”?

Answer to Young World Quiz (October 6, 2009)

>Answers: 1. Le Corbusier; 2. Winnie the Pooh; 3. Ghiyas-ud-din Tughlaq, the founder of the Tughlaq dynasty; 4. Russell; 5. Kirana Gharana; 6. Piano; 7. A collection of investments held by institutions or a private individual; 8. Dino; 9. Hyderabad; 10. Austria; 11. Fibula; 12. Dogs; 13. Sting; 14. It would prevent the tongue from blocking the throat; 15. ‘Jaws”.

Young World Quiz (October 13, 2009)

1. On this date in 1884, reckoning of time was standardised in a way. How?

2. Name the great Australian swimmer nicknamed ‘Thorpedo’ born on this date in 1982.

3. Apart from India, which two other Asian Annex 2 States are yet to sign and ratify the Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty?

4. Generally which part of the body is affected by lumbago?

5. Who has been India’s longest-serving Prime Minister?

6. United Plankton Pictures Inc. produces which popular cartoon series on Nick?

7. Why did Barbie and Ken split up in 2004?

8. Who wrote The Old Curiosity Shop?

9. Whose horse was Shadowfax?

10. Expand ISDN as used in computing.

11. In which decade of the 20th Century did the Titanic sink?

12. How many pairs of ribs among three normal humans?

13. How does one commonly refer to the Italian cookie ‘savoiardi’?

14. What are ‘carcinogens’?

15. Name the parents of Zeus.

Answer to Young World Quiz (October 13, 2009)

Answers:

1. Greenwich was established as the universal time meridian of longitude
2. Ian Thorpe
3. North Korea and Pakistan
4. Back
5. Jawaharlal Nehru
6. SpongeBob SquarePants
7. To spend ‘quality time’ away from each other
8. Charles Dickens
9. Gandalf
10. Integrated Services Digital Network
11. Second (1912)
12. 36
13. Lady finger biscuits
14. An agent that causes cancer or in the increase of its propagation
15. Cronus and Rhea.

Young World Quiz (October 20, 2009)

1. Which World Heritage Site, at Bennelong Point in Sydney, was inaugurated on this date in 1973 by Queen Elizabeth II?

2. Báb, born Siyyid `Alí Muhammad Shírází on October 20, 1819, is one of the three central figures of which faith?

3. Who wrote ‘Abhirami Anthadhi’?

4. In which sport would one use ‘bogey’ and ‘fore’?

5. Which name for a type of soil comes from the Latin for “to wash against”?

6. In which sea is the mouth of the Nile?

7. Which three-letter abbreviation is written informally to indicate indebtedness?

8. Name the Austrian author of ‘Bambi’.

9. After whom is the SI derived unit of pressure and stress named?

10. In which European country does the Mistral blow?

11. What is the tripod which supports an artist’s canvas called?

12. Where does Dr. Venkatraman Ramakrishnan work as a structural biologist?

13. Which of these is not a chromatic pigment: Gray, green or blue?

14. Name the only State in the U.S. to be split by one of the five ‘Great Lakes’.

15. What item of clothing/fashion, with a country’s name associated with it, is made from the plaited leaves of the toquilla straw plant?

Answer to Young World Quiz (October 20, 2009)

Answers:

1. Sydney Opera House
2. Bahá’í Faith
3. Abhirami Bhattar
4. Golf
5. Alluvium
6. Mediterranean Sea
7. IOU
8. Felix Salten
9. Blaise Pascal
10. France
11. Easel
12. MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology in Cambridge, England
13. Gray
14. Michigan
15. Panama hats.


Young World Quiz (October 27, 2009)

1. Simple one to begin with. Who created Asterix and his world?

2. Name the magazine that brought the world of the Gauls to us way back in 1959.

3. In how many adventures have our heroes featured so far (including the new adventure released last week)?

4. Who are Astronomix and Vanilla?

5. Name the only two adventures not to have the name of Asterix in the title.

6. Which was the first album and which was the one the creators working on Goscinny passed away in 1977?

7. Name the translators who have done a fantastic job of bringing the adventures alive complete with ‘punny’ jokes to millions of English readers.

8. ‘Asterix and the Banquet’ gave us, depending on the translation, Ideefix, Kutta Bhaunkix or Snupix. How do we better know this integral character?

9. Why can’t Obelix have magic potion when the rest of the villagers can take it?

10. In the context of English versions of the books, what is so special about the plate on Page 35 of the first adventure?

11. Name all the three live-action films made on the adventures of our friends.

12. Over the last 50 years, many a memorable name has been part of the series. So in which book do we meet: (i): Ptenisnet, (ii): Anticlimax, (iii): Cassius Ceramix?

13. Our heroes have also made a visit to our country. In which adventure?

14. What can one visit at Plailly, about 35 km north of Paris, in the département of Oise?

15. Which was the first adventure to be written and drawn by Albert Uderzo

Answer to Young World Quiz (October 27, 2009)

Answers:

1. Rene Goscinny and Albert Uderzo
2. ‘Pilote’
3. Thirty four translated into 107 languages or dialects
4. The father of Asterix and mother of Obelix
5. ‘The Mansions of the Gods’ and ‘Obelix & Co’
6. ‘Asterix the Gaul’ and ‘Asterix in Belgium’
7. Anthea Bell and Derek Hockridge
8. Dogmatix
9. Because of falling into a cauldron of the potion as a kid
10. It was redrawn by Albert Uderzo’s brother Marcel in 1970 because the original was lost
11. ‘Asterix and Obelix take on Caesar’, ‘Asterix & Obelix: Mission Cleopatra’ and ‘Asterix at the Olympic Games’
12. (i): ‘Asterix the Gladiator’, (ii): ‘Asterix in Britain’, (iii): ‘Asterix and the Big Fight’
13. ‘Asterix and the Magic Carpet’
14. Parc Asterix
15. ‘Asterix and the Great Divide’

In the Young World quiz dated September 29, question 12 was ‘In which State is the place where Gautama the Buddha attained Nirvana?’ The answer should have been Uttar Pradesh and not as mentioned. The error is regretted.

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