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DID THAT REALLY HAPPEN?

Compiled/partly written by Melvin Durai Email Compiled/partly written by Melvin Durai
April 2015
DID THAT REALLY HAPPEN?

How much do you know about current events in India and the U.S.? Try this short quiz!

1. A small school district in Glen Rock, New Jersey, voted to add Diwali to its list of instruction-free holidays.

2. A session of the Idaho State Senate opened with a Hindu prayer.

3. The White House appointed an Indian-American “DJ” as America’s first chief data scientist.

4. Five Indian women appeared in Forbes magazine’s list of the world’s billionaires.

5. Shahid Khan, owner of the Jacksonville Jaguars, was listed by Forbes as the “billionaire with the best mustache.”

 

 

(1, 2, 3, and 4 really happened. The “DJ” is scientist Dhanurjay “DJ” Patil.)

 

 

Compiled and partly written by Indian humorist MELVIN DURAI, author of the novel Bala Takes the Plunge.

[Comments? Contributions? We would love to hear from you about Chai Time. If you have contributions, please email us at melvin@melvindurai.com. We welcome jokes, quotes, online clips and more.]



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