DID THAT REALLY HAPPEN?
How much do you know about current events in India and the U.S.? Try this short quiz!
1. India awarded the Padma Bhushan, the country’s
third highest civilian honor, to Bill and Melinda Gates for
their social work.
2. The tiger population in India rose by 30 percent from 2010 to 2014, according to a government report.
3. An Indian man accused of stalking women in Australia told a court that he learned from Bollywood movies that relentlessly pursuing women was a good way to win their hearts.
4. The Record Setter Organization credited a three-year-old Indian-American boy with a world record after he identified 202 countries, dependencies, and territories on a world map in four minutes and 42 seconds.
5. A constituent’s portrait of Bobby Jindal, in which the Louisiana governor appears white-skinned, was mistakenly assumed to be his official portrait and widely lampooned on social media.
Compiled and partly written by Indian humorist MELVIN DURAI, author of the novel Bala Takes the Plunge.
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