Tuesday, June 21, 2011

[answers] THE HINDU BRAIN BYTES QUIZ # 369 ( 21 June 2011) win exciting prices

1. Which African capital city on the Atlantic coast gets its name from the Arabic for 'fort of victory'?
2. The rate of diffusion of a gas is inversely proportional to the square root of its molar mass is called?
3. Which element gets its name from the tan ancient name for Nordic countries?
4. What does the critically acclaimed documentary 'Fire in Babylon' deal with?
5. Which musical term comes from the Italian for walking to suggest the speed of a piece of music? 


Tuesday, June 14, 2011

[answers] THE HINDU BRAIN BYTES QUIZ # 368 ( 14 June 2011) win exciting prices

1. Which Greek Goddess's name means 'risen from foam'?
2. In children books, what type of animals were 'Thama or Heffaulump'?
3. What is 'Aritmophobia'?
4. On which Shakespearean play is the musical 'Kiss Me Kate' based?
5. The Egyptians call it the Abou el Hol. How do we better know it?


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Friday, June 10, 2011


Master of colours

1.     Eminent Indian M.F.Husain passed away while in exile in London. Some of his paintings have been criticized as anti-Hindu. Which movie directed by M.F.Husain, for which A.R.Rahman played score and soundtrack received widespread protests from Muslim organizations alleging the presence of blasphemous contents?

Identify the movie

2.     Who won the Man booker International prize for the year 2011?

3.     What is ANNA 4?

4.     Christine Lagarde announced her candidature for the post of Director General of International Monetary Fund to succeed Dominique Strauss-Kahn.

Hopes to succeed
Which post is she having at present?

5.     Name the Indian lady residing in USA who was arrested on suspicion of sending obscene emails to her teacher but was later found not guilty?

6.     Which mobile software maker entered into a 5 year deal with  
       Airtel for providing value added service in African countries?

7.     What is so haunting about Grimsvoth?

8.     The Delhi high court stayed the release and circulation of ‘Close Encounter with Niira Radia’,
Behind the bars?
       the book on the corporate lobbyist. Name the author?

9.     Which website is seeking a world heritage site tag on the view that it is predestined to become the first ever digital world heritage site carrying the ancient idea of common and free knowledge into the third millennium?

    10. Connect:
        (a) TGV     (b) ICE 3     (c) Shinkansen    (d) Siemens Velaro     (e)   CRH380A

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