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Quiz Master Stanley David is the author of The Penguin India Quiz Book February 08, 2018
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Which American tycoon has a rich collection of Harley -Davidson motorcycles, and founded a motorcycle riding club called “Capitalist Tools”?
 
1. Since 1960, the venue for the Paralympics is the same as that of the Summer Olympics. Hence, the term, Para (“next to”) Olympics, or Paralympics.
It is the second largest sports competition after the Olympics. What is the motto of the Paralympics?

2. It is a busy factory, producing nearly 135 billion white blood cells and 260 billion red blood cells  every day -Which section of the body are we referring to?

3. Chinese scientists in third week of November 2015 unveiled their plan to develop which factory that would be the world’s largest of its kind? It will be created to save critically endangered species from extinction and also would help China to keep up with the demand of the meat. The company behind the 200 million Yuan project is BoyaLife.

4. In Greek mythology, she is seen as the very personification of the Earth. She has given her name to a space observatory (launched in December 2013 by the European Space Agency), which has a most un-earthly mission: to create a three-dimensional picture of stars, mainly in the Milky Way galaxy. What is her name?

5. Which American tycoon has a rich collection of Harley -Davidson motorcycles, and founded a motorcycle riding club called “Capitalist Tools”?

6. In literature, who owns the country estate of Pemberley?

7. He was a Greek gymnast who took part in the Athens Olympics held in 1896. He won a bronze medal for his efforts, and to this day he still remains the youngest Olympic competitor and medalist on record. Who?

8. Grammy awards 2018. Who was nominated for each of the “Big Four” awards - Album, Record and Song Of The Year and Best New Artist. At 22, he’s the second youngest artist ever to achieve that feat. Mariah Carey was just 20 when she was nominated for all four awards 24 years ago.

9. “Yeah, I’d love to come back, I know I forgot to say that after the match. All I wanted to say (after the match) was a big thank you and that’s it really, a lot of people to thank in a moment like this, but I hope I come back again next year.” -Who said this after winning his 20th Grand Slam in Australia?

10. Which comedian said this about Politics along time ago: ‘’Politics is the art of looking for trouble, finding it everywhere, diagnosing it incorrectly, and applying the wrong remedies?”

Answers

1. “SPIRIT IN MOTION”

2. Bone Marrow

3. World’s first animal cloning actory

4.
Gaia

5.
Malcolm Forbes

6.
Pemberley is the fictional country estate owned by Fitzwilliam Darcy, the male protagonist in Jane Austen’s novel Pride and Prejudice. It is located near the fictional town of Lambton, and believed by some to be based on Chatsworth House

7. Dimitrios Loundras. At that time, even more amazing, he was 10 years and 218 days old when he won his medal. That’s a lot of pressure for a kid, but Dimitrios did just fine. Later in life he became an admiral in the Greek Navy

8.
Sam Smith

9.
Roger Federer

10.
Groucho Marx
 

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