Qwizzeria Daily #170

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Here are today’s five questions –

1. In 1971, a young engineer working at the Boston firm of Bolt, Beranek, and Newman (now BBN Technologies) was tasked with doing something interesting with ARPANET, the modern-day Internet’s predecessor. He came up with the solution of e-mail. Who?

2. He was kidnapped at the age of 19 in December 1963 and was released safely two days later. Born to a legendary singer, he retained his father’s name by adding Jr at the end of his name. Both his sisters were also singers. Name him or his father’s name.

3. John Glenn was a senator from Ohio for 25 years until 1999. He was a fighter pilot during WW II and became the first American (and fifth in the world) to achieve what feat in the 1960s?

4. Boutros Boutros-Ghali served as the sixth Secretary-General of the United Nations, the first from Africa. Which nationality did he hold?

5. Who is the author of these books (PICTURE)


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