Alexander the Great founded Alexandria in 332 BCE
Alaska is largest in area of the US states.

Aladdin hero of a well-known story in The Thousand and One Nights.
Agra was founded by Sikandar Lodi in the early 16th century
The Agence Havas, the world's first true news agency later became Agence France-Presse (AFP)
Adi Granth was first compiled in 1604 by Arjan.  In 1704 the last Guru, Gobind Singh, added more hymns
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1. Vatican City

2. Monaco

3. Nauru
4. Tuvalu
5. San Marino

1. Name the only male tennis player in the Open era to have won all the four Grand Slam singles titles and the Olympic gold.

 Andre Agassi

2. Which comedian and actor gave the voice for Barry Bee Benson in the ‘Bee Movie’?

Jerry Seinfeld

3. According to the nursery rhyme, what five things did Old King Cole call for?

Pipe, Bowl and Fiddlers 3

4. How many players to a polo team on the field?


5. In geometry, angles between 181 and 360 are called…?

Reflex angles

6. James Earl Ray is considered the assassin of which Nobel Peace Prize winner?

Martin Luther King Jr.

7. In chess, what is ‘fool’s mate’?

It’s the quickest possible checkmate in the game

8. In which country is Balaklava, made famous in a Tennyson poem?


9. Whose schoolmates were Harry Wharton, Bob Cherry and Frank Nugent?

Billy Bunter

10. In America, how is a lawyer commonly referred to?


11. In Greek myth, where do the Gods live?

Mt. Olympus

12. Which of Batman’s enemies has Jim Carrey portrayed on screen?

‘The Riddler’

13. Who is ‘Moochu Singh’?

The mascot of the Rajasthan Royals IPL team

14. According to the Bible, how long was Noah’s Ark?

300 cubits

15. A vegetarian should not have ‘lachanophobia’. What is it a fear of?


1. In the world of animated TV series, how is Herschel Krustofski better known?

Krusty the Clown (of The Simpsons fame)

2. Name the most famous Italian Renaissance polymath - scientist, mathematician, engineer, inventor, anatomist, painter, sculptor - born on 15 April in 1452.

 Leonardo da Vinci

3. The birthplace of Guru Nanak Dev, the founder of Sikhism, is.?

Nankana Sahib

4. Which recurring character does Thomas Andrew Felton play in the Harry Potter movies?

Draco Malfoy

5. What is `biosonar'?

The biological sound navigating system used by animals like bats to locate objects

6. In a famous poem of his, what did William Wordsworth refer to as: "Continuous as the stars that shine and twinkle on the Milky Way."

A host of golden daffodils

7. What would one do with a `cummerbund'?

Wear it. It's a broad waist sash often worn with single-breasted dinner jackets

8. In the Mahabharata, who was the sister of Shalya?

Madri, the mother of Nakula and Sahadeva

9. Which is the most abundant mineral in the Earth's continental crust?


10. If one was flying the `Fighting Falcon' the aircraft would be an F-14, F-16 or F-18?


11. Which luxury car maker, founded as the Swallow Sidecar Company, is now part of Tata Motors?

Jaguar Cars Limited

12. Which Royal and minister is the Congress MP from Guna?

Jyotiraditya Madhavrao Scindia

13. The longest and largest nerve in the human body is the...?


14. In its normal natural surroundings, why would a polar bear never attack a penguin from behind?

Polar bears live north of equator while all but one species of penguin live south of equator

15. What is the biggest contribution of Kirkpatrick Macmillan to the world of locomotion?

The bicycle.