Arts & Culture Questions & Answers

January 5, 2011

Who wrote Jabberwocky?

Jabberwocky was a nonsensical poem written by Lewis Carroll, the celebrated author of Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland and its sequel Through the Looking-Glass. Her another poem was “The Hunting

January 5, 2011

After how many years Mahamasthakabhisheka occurs?

Mahamasthakabhisheka, the most important Jain festival held once every 12 years at Shravanabelagola in Karnataka. The anointing of 18 meter high statue of the Bhagwan Gomateshwara Bahubali is the

January 5, 2011

Who has written “The Golden Threshold”?

“The Golden Threshold” (1905)was a work of Sarojini Naidu, known by her sobriquet The Nightingale of India (Bharatiya Kokila). She is best known as first Indian woman to become

January 5, 2011

Who was Guru of Bhimsen Joshi?

Pandit Sawai Gandharva, whose original name was Rambhau Kundgolkar from the Kirana Gharana was the Guru of Pandit Bhimsen Joshi, Dr. Gangubai Hangal, Firoz Dastur, and Pt. Basavaraj Rajguru.

December 29, 2010

What are Coco Taxis ?

Coco Taxis are found in Cuba. They are Cuban equivalent of a rickshaw which is a three-wheeled, fiber glass egg-shaped vehicle with two seats. They are called so because