Look at any field that’s been there for a long time, one can find at least a single reference to the number ’60’. To me, it is a number and that will be forgotten by the time I publish another daily tomorrow! Until then, these five questions:
1. This animal was first brought to Rome from Alexandria by Julius Caesar in 46 BC. It appeared to the Romans to be a part camel and a part leopard and was named after both, Camelopardalis. Its current name is derived from Arabic. Which animal?
2. This city was known as Prey Nokor until the 17th century and was officially changed to Ho Chi Minh from 1976 onwards. By what popular name was this city known from the 17th century until 1976?
3. In 1998, the US Food and Drug Administration approved the drug sildenafil for a condition. This was the first drug approved for such a condition in the US. By what commercial name do we know the drug?
4. For 3 continuous months, Aug to Nov of 1903, Karl Jatho, a German inventor, and performer experimented on a project unsuccessfully. A month later, someone else succeeded in a similar project, four miles south of Kitty Hawk, North Carolina. Who were they?
5. Popularly known as the ‘Queen of Soul’, she was the first woman to be inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. Who? (PICTURE)
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1. Giraffe from Zarafa
4. Wright Brothers
5. Aretha Franklin