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September 13, 2018
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What is the significance of the albums created by pop sensation, Adele?

1. Netflix’s prison drama series “Orange is the New Black” is adapted from a memoir written by whom?

2. Meredith Charles Gourdine is remembered as an inventor who held more than 30 patents. But his equally big achievement lies in sports. What did he accomplish?

3. The extension of which animal is extremely flexible and muscular, containing about 40,000 muscles. Compared to a human’s 639 muscles, this is astounding. It contains no bones. It can weigh 400 pounds and can grow to be 7 feet long. What are we referring to?

4. What is the significance of the albums created by pop sensation, Adele?

5. Fruity question. According to the National Tropical Botanical Garden, this ripe fruit tastes like a combination of banana, pineapple and mango. Native to the rain forests of Central America, it looks more like an ear of corn than a fruit. In fact, all parts of this fruit are poisonous except the ripe fruits. Name?

6. Africa. It cost $30m, stands taller than the Statue of Liberty and is built to last until 3200AD. In which African city would you find this marvel?

7. The Caucasus region is a stretch of land between which two seas?

8. This fast-paced athlete suffers from scoliosis, a curvature of the spine. As a result, his left leg is about half an inch longer that his right, which is pretty large for an elite athlete. To compensate, he has an uneven gait, with his right leg striking the ground with about 13% more force than his left. Scientists are unable to determine whether his dominance in the sport is because or in spite of this variation. Who?

9. Well, the Irish have had James Joyce as a role model. So it is no surprise that the recently released novel by Mike McCormack tells a story in a single sentence without any punctuations. Name of this unusual book?

10. “It is a well-known fact that those people who must want to rule people are, ipso facto, those least suited to do it… anyone who is capable of getting themselves made President should on no account be allowed to do the job” Whose quote? 

Answers

1. Piper Kerman. She is an American writer who was indicted in 1998 on charges of felonious money-laundering activities and sentenced to 15 months’ detention in a federal correctional facility, of which she eventually served 13

2. He is known as the Father of Sports Science, a new discipline

3. The Elephant’s trunk

4.
They are named so, after her age, at the time when she commenced working on it, such as 21, 25, and so on

5. Monstera Deliciosa

6. The African Renaissance monument in Dakar!

7.
The Caucasus is a region located at the border of Eastern Europe and Western Asia, situated between the Black Sea and the Caspian Sea and occupied by Russia, Georgia, Azerbaijan, and Armenia

8. Usain Bolt

9. Solar Bones

10. Douglas Adams

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