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Ok folks, As promised, here are the first set of questions.I do not want to spoil the fun for all of you - Here is how it works - Today is Monday - You can take 3 days - and on Thursday you can post the answers - here itself - And i will post the right answers on Saturday, say what??? I will start with 5 questions, ok?Once we see how it goes, I can post more - ok?? here we go..


1. Where should one go to find the "ablative absolute"?

A) A Book of Latin Grammar

B) A film by German Director Fritz Lang

C) An Irish Monastery

D) A Plastic Surgeon


2. Whitehorse, the capital of Canada's Yukon Territory, was founded late in the 19th century. The town derives its name from:

A) A brand of whiskey

B) A native legend

C) An engineer's favorite Stallion

D) The white foam of rapids in the Yukon River

3.  In 1959, physicist Freeman Dyson described a concept that came to be known as a "Dyson Sphere". A Dyson Sphere is:

A) The minimum volume needed to contain all living things

B)A personal vehicle for interstellar travel

C) A rigid hollow sphere completely enclosing a star


4. The "Mach numbers" that are often used to measure aircraft speeds are based on the speed of sound. . At about what Mach number does light travel?

A) Mach 90

B ) Mach 9000

C) Mach 900,000

D) mach 90,000,000

5. If your geographical position was 0 deg. latitude, 0 deg.  longitude, where in the world would you be?

A)  At the Greenwich Observatory in England

B) In the Atlantic Ocean

C) In Ghana - west African country

D) At the center of the earth

Well, you are given multiple choices - choose one . Have fun folks




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Posted: 08 June 2009 at 12:32pm | IP Logged
ohhh no D'oh roja making it extra hard for us. I will try my bestLOL

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Posted: 09 June 2009 at 7:06am | IP Logged
Can DTs aslo take part on it akka?Embarrassed

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sure Meli kutty  - no competition, no siggies, nothing - just to
keep us sharp as the Tamil serials seem to dull our
brains.

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appoo naanum ready roja akka....... oru kalakku kalakkuvom le hehe

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1. Where should one go to find the "ablative absolute"?
A) A Book of Latin Grammar
B) A film by German Director Fritz Lang
C) An Irish Monastery
D) A Plastic Surgeon

A) A Book of Latin Grammar

2. Whitehorse, the capital of Canada's Yukon Territory, was founded late in the 19th century. The town derives its name from:
A) A brand of whiskey
B) A native legend
C) An engineer's favorite Stallion
D) The white foam of rapids in the Yukon River

D) The white foam of rapids in the Yukon River

3. In 1959, physicist Freeman Dyson described a concept that came to be known as a "Dyson Sphere". A Dyson Sphere is:
A) The minimum volume needed to contain all living things
B)A personal vehicle for interstellar travel
C) A rigid hollow sphere completely enclosing a star

C) A rigid hollow sphere completely enclosing a star


4. The "Mach numbers" that are often used to measure aircraft speeds are based on the speed of sound. . At about what Mach number does light travel?
A) Mach 90
B ) Mach 9000
C) Mach 900,000
D) mach 90,000,000

C) Mach 900,000

5. If your geographical position was 0 deg. latitude, 0 deg. longitude, where in the world would you be?
A) At the Greenwich Observatory in England
B) In the Atlantic Ocean
C) In Ghana - west African country
D) At the center of the earth

it will be in the south Atlantic ocean between Ghana and Gabon west Africa.
Well, you are given multiple choices - choose one . Have fun folks
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Posted: 10 June 2009 at 11:05am | IP Logged
Thanks Roja. This thread is an excellent tonic for my rusted [ due to tamil/hindi serials ] brain.Hope to acquire more knowledge in coming weeks. Thanks once again.

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Posted: 10 June 2009 at 1:04pm | IP Logged
Roja, here are my answers:

1. A
2. B
3. C
4. C
5. B and C, in other words, in the Atlantic ocean, south of Ghana and west of Gabon.

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