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DID THAT REALLY HAPPEN?

Compiled/partly written by Melvin Durai Email Compiled/partly written by Melvin Durai
December 2013
DID THAT REALLY HAPPEN?

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

1. Freida Pinto appeared as a stripper in a Bruno Mars music video.

2. Marvel Comics announced the creation of a Muslim Superhero, a teen-aged girl of Pakistani descent living in New Jersey.

3. A company in Singapore unveiled the Rotimatic, a kitchen appliance that produces one roti (chapatti) per minute.

4. Police in Mumbai arrested a businessman who was trying to sell the Rupeematic, a machine that produces one rupee per minute.

5. The daughter of a Bollywood producer won the Miss New Jersey USA title.

 

 

(1, 2, 3, and 5 really happened.)

 

 

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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