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The Penguin India Quiz Book 3

 
Bharat V. Epur (Author) Ramkumar Shankar (Author) V.V. Ramanan (Author) Yashwant Saran (Author)
Synopsis After the remarkable success of Penguin’s first two general quiz books, The Penguin India Quiz Book 3, the latest in the series, is sure to be popular with everyone who enjoys quizzing as a hobby. In the pages of this book, readers will find out: What is a ‘Dutch feast’?. Why was Margaret Thatcher nicknamed Tina?. In the James Bond films, what does ‘Q’ stand for?. Whose epitaph reads: ‘Here lies one whose name was writ on water’?. Who are the Hibakushas?. Who called Hercule Poirot an ‘egocentric creep’?. Why are the Australian Open, the French Open, Wimbledon and the US Open the only four tennis tournaments to be given the Grand Slam status?. Who played the young Sunny Deol in Betaab?. Which domestic creature’s scientific name is gallus gallus?. Which national flag did Napoleon Bonaparte design? With 1500 questions on subjects ranging from autobiographies, business personalities, Nobel Prizes and the fourth estate to festivals of India, great adventures, the information superhighway and the world of rock music, The Penguin IndiaQuiz Book 3 will hold the interest of anyone interested in intriguing information about the world around us. For the dedicated quiz buff, there are special sets of questions on cult favourites like Batman, Charlie Chaplin, Bob Dylan, Don Bradman, Garfield, Laurel and Hardy, Perry Mason and Yash Chopra. Whether you want to brush up on your facts and trivia or hold an impromptu quiz session with your friends and family, this book will provide you with hours of entertainment.
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About the authors

Bharat V. Epur

Bharat V. Epur is a part of LetsQuiz, a Chennai-based quizzing event management company that manages the prestigious Hindu Young World Quiz.

Ramkumar Shankar

Ramkumar Shankar is a part of LetsQuiz, a Chennai-based quizzing event management company that manages the prestigious Hindu Young World Quiz.

V.V. Ramanan

V.V. Ramanan is the resident quizmaster at The Hindu, where he works on the Sports Desk. Apart from writing a weekly quiz column for The Hindu Young World, he writes a quiz on computers and IT called `Cyber Quest' in The Hindu Business Line and a fortnightly quiz titled `Quiz Corner' in The Sportstar, India's leading sports magazine. His quizzes have been featured in several other publications as well. He has been the host of India's biggest live national-level inter-school quiz show, The Hindu Young World Quiz, for the past four years.

Yashwant Saran

Yashwant Saran is part of LetsQuiz, a Chennai-based quizzing event management company that manages the prestigious Hindu Young World Quiz

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Bibliographic information

Title The Penguin India Quiz Book 3
Format Softcover
Date published: 01.01.2003
Edition 1st ed.
Language: English
isbn 143030302
length 232p.
Subjects Reference