Mar 3, 2008

Trivia Three

1. My mother is a direct descendent of Guru Nanak Dev Ji. My mother is the grand daughter of Sir Khem Singh Bedi, who was the 14th descendent of Lakshmi Das, second son of Guru Nanak Dev Ji. I was initially named Inquilab by my parents, inspired by the phrase Inquilab Zindabad, but later renamed me. Who am I?
Ans.: Amitabh Bachchan

2. It was first introduced in 1983 by Costa Rica & Haiti. The raw material of this was developed by DuPont. Then in 1998, after much research, Australia introduced it with a better material. Since then, Bangladesh, Brazil, Brunei, Chile, Indonesia, Malaysia, Mexico, Nepal, The Solomon Islands etc. have also followed and introduced them. (Hint: They have been made on Silk, Leather, Seal Skins, Wooden Checkboard Pieces and even Playing Cards.) What am I talking about?
Ans.: Polymer Currency Notes.

3. What is common to the following newspapers published from Uttar Pradesh: Frontier Mail, Affadavit, Sunrise, Now U Know, General, The Water Of India, Bureau, Modern Reporter?
Ans.: Though they are published in Hindi, their names are English.

4. Who or What displaced King Gyanendra on the Bank Notes of Nepal.
Ans.: Mt.Everest.

5. What is ISO 4217?
Ans.: They are the three lettered international Currency codes. e.g.: INR for Indian Rupee and USD for US Dollar.

Ans.: 6. It comes in variations of Revenge, Pocket & Professor’s. Names like Inca Gold and The Gordian Knot were initially considered for this product but dropped. Its believed that 300,000,000 pieces have been sold worldwide. What.
Ans.: Rubik's Cube.

7. What does T9 on a mobile mean?
Ans.: Text on 9 keys.

8.Who is He?

Ans.: Subash Chandra Bose.

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