Quiz

1.The founder of Madras.

Ans: Francis Day

  1. The other statue, apart from the ‘Triumph of Labour’, in Madras that is reminiscent of the photograph of the American Marines in Iwo Jima, is located here.

Ans: Inside the DGP HQ opposite the Gandhi Statue on the Marina.

  1. Gandhiji established this in 1918.

Ans: Hindi Prachar Sabha

  1. This place gets its name from the 230 weaver families that settled there to produce cotton.

Ans: Chintadripet

  1. The two Ramon Magsaysay Award winners from Madras.

Ans: Dr. M.S. Swaminathan and T.M. Krishna

  1. On September 22, 1986, this incident made this venue in Madras part of sporting history.

Ans: The second tied Test at the M.A. Chidambaram Stadium, Chepauk.

  1. At this institution, ‘mountains move and rivers stay still’.

Ans: IIT Madras.

  1. ‘Sister cities’ of Madras in U.S.

Ans: Denver, San Antonio

 

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