Flex your grey cells with Qwizzeria’s monthly quiz in association with Namaste Switzerland.

 

Welcome to your Check your Facts: 1

In March 1966, in an interview, a band member argued that his band had become more popular than Jesus. What band?
In the 1960s, a nursing student named Lupe Hernandez came up with what idea (in demand these days) using the idea of alcohol delivered through a gel?
Among the people in Northwest and Northeast of India, Vasant/Basant Panchami is a cultural festival that marks the arrival of spring. The people tend to wear yellow clothes, eat yellow rice to emulate the yellow flower fields. What yellow plant is grown in that region?
Primavera is a Renaissance painting and since 1919 the painting has been part of the collection of the Uffizi Gallery in Florence, Italy. Who painted Primavera?
At the 2020 Oscars, Parasite became the first foreign-language film to win the Best Picture Oscar. In what language was the movie originally released?
What Catholic religious tradition (on a Tuesday) was started in the United States by LeMoyne brothers when King Louis XIV sent the pair in the late 17th century to defend France's claim on the territory of Louisiane?
Inaugurated in 1969, in which Swiss valley located between Maloja and S-chanf hosts the annual cross-country ski race (ski marathon)?
Hint: The 2020 edition was canceled due to Corona Virus.
What 'house' in Zurich markets itself as the first and only interactive social pop-up and photo museum in Switzerland?
According to the Vedic scriptures, which demoness, sister of Hiranyakashipu and aunt of Prahlad was burnt to death by Vishnu?
Hint: The annual bonfire ritual on the night before Holi.
What annual international event was held on March 8 in Germany, mainly due to it being a Sunday and now it is held on March 8 in all the countries?

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