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Sunday, February 7, 2010


Yes Quiz is always interesting. There could be clues strewn around and some lateral thinking is required.

Here are the answers.

1. Sitter – The Bharat Ratna
2. Sir Isaac Newton
3. The Nobel Prize winners in Chemistry who shared with Venkatraman Ramakrishnan, Thomas A Steitz of USA & Ada E Yonath of Israel
4. the river Krishna
5. Newzealand
6. the state of Sikkim
7. Michael Fred Phelps (30/06/1985)- an American swimmer. He has won 14 career Olympic gold medals
8. He is the only Indian in the list of players who was never dismissed for a duck in the One dayers – having played 43 matches and scoring 883 runs
9. this was about the Indian connection of the Nobel Laureate – Ronald Ross born in Almora, now part of Uttrakhand, awarded Nobel in Physiology or Medicine in 1902 for his work on Malaria. His first posting was in Madras, worked in Ooty, and did research in Secunderabad and has a road named after him in Kokatta as Ronald Ross Sarani.
10. Martin Marty Cooper – lead Engineer of the Motorola Team that developed the first handheld phone – the mobile phone.

Hope you enjoyed this.

With regards – S Sampathkumar.

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