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DID THAT REALLY HAPPEN?

Compiled/partly written by Melvin Durai Email Compiled/partly written by Melvin Durai
March 2014
DID THAT REALLY HAPPEN?

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

1. Steve McQueen’s “12 Years A Slave” became the first US film with scenes of full-frontal nudity to be cleared by India’s censor board.

2. The Tata Nano received an adult protection rating of zero stars from a global car safety program following crash tests in Germany.

3. An Indian-American mechanical engineer created a prototype 3D printer that can print pizza for astronauts on long missions.

4. Actor Maulik Pancholy of “30 Rock” fame and his boyfriend Ryan Corvaia got engaged at the Taj Mahal.

5. Actor Maulik Pancholy and his boyfriend Ryan Corvaia celebrated their engagement in an Indian prison.

 

 

(1, 2, 3, and 4 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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