Monday, September 29, 2014

President and a CEO

Which country now has a new president, a Lebanese first lady, a chief executive officer, and the first-ever democratic transfer of power? (This question has been adapted from a tweet)

Monday, September 22, 2014

Species catchword

In 2013, marine biologists Lisa-ann Gershwin and Peter Davie wrote about a new jellyfish, which they described in their research paper as "representing a new suborder within the Rhizostomeae." The species is very small in size - a reason the researchers believe it has been "previously mistaken" for juveniles of other species. The new species has been appropriately named with a catchword that indicates deception, and which has been popularised by a lead character of a popular sitcom. What's the name?

(Clue: A seven-stringed harp also shares the same name.)

Friday, September 19, 2014

'Kind river'

The name of this Asian city means 'kind river.' Which one?

Thursday, September 18, 2014

House of a scientist

Which noted scientist-administrator named his ancestral house 'Meherangir,' a combination of the names of his mother (Meherbai) and father (Jehangir)?

Wednesday, September 17, 2014

Football star

How is footballer Arthur Antunes Coimbra better know as?