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What is the holy language of Hinduism?


Sanskrit is an Indo-European language (more specifically Indo-Aryan) which arose in South Asia. It became closely tied to religion and philosophy (namely Hinduism, Buddhism and Jainism), thus leaving a deep and enduring impact in Asian history.
Although it is still taught in Indian schools, it is currently not a native language and it’s used situationally, mainly in religious texts and ceremonies.

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What TV Series co-created by Mick Jagger, Martin Scorsese and, Rich Cohen aired in 2016?


The music-driven drama is set in 70’s New York City, following a record executive’s journey to save his failing label and his own personal life.

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What is the name of the small bird in the Twitter logo?


Biz Stone, Twitter’s co-founder, and a Boston resident during Larry Bird’s peak performances playing for the Celtics, quickly associated the name “Larry” with the idea of greatness and success.

Although Twitter is nowadays associated with the small blue bird, its first logo (used between 2005-2006) was significantly different:

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To what African Artist can you associate these Spotify top songs?

Ali Farka Touré.

Ali Farka Touré (1939-2006) was a world-renowned Malian musician and cultural icon. He achieved great success as a recording artist in the 80’s and 90’s, winning three Grammy Awards for his unique fusion of traditional Malian music with Western blues and rock influences.

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What is measured by the Fujita Scale?

Tornado Intensity.

This scale was created in 1971 by the meteorologist Ted Fujita and would later be upgraded in 2007 for a more accurate version – the Enhanced Fujita Scale.

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How many hurdles are jumped in a 400m hurdles race?


This race is part of the Olympic Games both for male and female competitors and, although the same number of barriers is used in both competitions, there is a difference in the hurdle height – male (36 inches), female (30 inches).

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What Lamborghini is named after the Spanish word for bat?


This car was produced between 2001 and 2010 and was considered to be the successor of Diablo (Spanish word for The Devil).

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Who wrote "If Beale Street Could Talk"?

James Baldwin.

Born in 1924 in Harlem, Baldwin was an American writer known for his versatility. Indeed, his diverse literary work included the titles “Go Tell it on the Mountain”, “The Fire Next Time”, and “Notes of a Native Son”.

In 2018, his magnum opus “If Beale Street Could Talk” would serve as an inspiration to a movie directed by Barry Jenkins.

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What country was affected by the Tunguska phenomenon?


The case occurred in 1908 was frequently (and still is) debated due to the fact that 80 million trees were destroyed in an area affected in Siberia, but no impact crater was found.

Although there is no consensus in the scientific community, it is mostly accepted that the Tunguska event was related with a meteor that exploded before hitting the surface of the Earth.

Word Play: What word can be related to these other four?


News of the World – Album released by Queen in 1977.

World Map – self-explanatory!

World Record – Distinction frequently associated with sports accomplishments or the Guinness World Records books.

War of the World(s) – Book by H. G. Wells published in 1897.


Common word?


Common word?


Common word?


Common word?

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