Quiz Whizz

  1 Which of the following descriptions is not associated with Batman: Man Without Fear, The Dark Knight, The World’s Greatest Detective or The Caped Crusader?

2 The word vinegar comes from the French words vyn egre which means sour wine. What active ingredient gives vinegar its sour taste?

3 True or False: The five rings on the Olympic flag symbolise the union of the five continents and the meeting of world athletes at the Olympic Games.

4 Cones are photoreceptor cells that are essential for distinguishing colours. What part of the eye is it found in?

5 Protima Bedi was a famous classical dancer and model. Which form of Indian classical dance was she known for?

6 Mongooses are small rodent-like mammals, similar in appearance to the meerkat and weasel, and are mostly found in Asia and Africa. Which is the smallest mongoose?


1. Man Without Fear is a name given to the Marvel Comics superhero, Daredevil; 2. Acetic acid; 3. True; 4. Retina; 5. Odissi; 6. Common dwarf mongoose. It grows up to nearly 30 cm and weighs just about 300 grams.