Quizone!

Quizone!

Quizzing as we all know is more of a sport nowadays than anything else. We have various types of quizzes happening in and around us all the time. At Thousand Miles we thought it best if we have a segment of quiz in our issue. So, here’s the first set of 10 questions, we do hope that you enjoy. In case of any suggestions, questions, or anything you want to say please feel free to email us at [email protected] or SMS at +91 80119 02141.

 

 

Q1.Connect the following pictures:

 

 

 

 

 

Q2.Which media giant had bought the song “Happy Birthday to you” for a whopping $30 million dollars and hence owns its copyrights now?

 

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Q5.—In mathematics, the nth _______ number, denoted by Ta(n), is defined as the smallest number that can be expressed as a sum of two positive cubes in n distinct ways, up to order of summands. The name is derived from an incident involving G. H. Hardy and Srinivasa Ramanujan.

Ta(1)=2=13+13
Ta(2)=1729=13+123=93+103
Ta(3)=87539319=1673+4363=2283+4233=2553+4143
and so on.
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Answers:

1.—Different types of motorcycles!

2.Time Warner

3.—Google Gothic Search

4.Zubeen Garg after Zubin Mehta

5.Taxicab Numbers

—6.Land of Oz

7.—Indians with statues at Madame Tussauds Wax Museum, London

8.Abstract themes chosen as Time Person of the Year
—The American Fighting-Man 195O
Hungarian Freedom Fighter 1956
—The Generation Twenty-Five and Under (Baby Boomers) 1966
—The Middle Americans 1969
—The Computer 1982
—The Endangered Earth 1988
—The American Soldier 2003
—You 2006

9.The arrow keys.

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Manjil Saikia is a Research Fellow at the Faculty of Mathematics in the University of Vienna in Vienna, Austria. He has a degree and a diploma in math from Tezpur University and ICTP, Trieste respectively. When not doing math, he likes to read, travel and eat.

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