1. We should thank Fraunhofer Gesellschaft for creating and patenting which popular music format?


2. Fill in the blank: “Sea gull, sea gull, sit on the sand; It’s a sign of _______ when you are at hand.”


3. To which European leader is the term ‘axis’ as used in the WWII alliance popularly attributed?

Benito Mussolini

4. Joseph Nicéphore Niépce is considered as an inventor/pioneer of which ‘visual’ activity?


5. If either Christopher Columbus or Vasco da Gama had ‘thalassophobia’, they would not have done what they did. What is ‘thalassophobia’ a fear of?

The sea

6. Which animal is also called sand rat or desert rat?


7. India won the Olympic gold in men’s hockey uninterrupted from 1928 to…?

1956. It lost in the 1960 final

8. The legislative capital of South Africa is…?


9. In which part of the brain is the cerebrum?


10. Which type of coffee is usually served in large mug or bowl filled with coffee and steamed milk?

‘Café au lait’ (sometimes café latte also

11. What was the nationality of the astronomer Tycho Brahe?

He was Danish

12. What five-lettered word is used for a vault beneath the main level of a church and normally used as a meeting or burial place?


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