1) In his first visit to England, Mahatma Gandhi carried one reference letter from a reputed Gujarati person who was also a legendary sports man. Identify him.
2) A 6000 years partial skull discovered in Papua New Guinea in 1929 by Paul Hossfeld has now been declared by scientists to be the oldest known victim of what?
3) He was born in the Samataṭa kingdom (South-eastern Bangladesh), in the Brahmin caste, to the royal family there. As a young man he went westward to Nalanda, and was trained there by Dharmapala of Nalanda, who also ordained him as a Buddhist monk. According to Xuanzang’s account, he gradually became famous for his learning even in foreign countries. At 30 years old, after defeating a Brahmin from southern India in a religious debate, the king insisted on giving him the revenue of a city, which accepted with reluctance, and he built a monastery there and kept it funded it with the city’s revenues. Who was he?
4) Which Moroccan city is known as the ‘red city’ for its rose colored clay buildings?
5) Identify this emperor.
6) Naypyidaw replaced Yangon as the capital of Myanmar. What is the literal meaning of Naypyidaw?
(1) Maharaja K S Ranjit Singhji (2) Tsunami (3) Silabhadra (4) Marrakesh (5) Haile Selassie is the last emperor of the Ethiopia (6) Abode of the King