Friday, September 7, 2012

Quiz of the day (43)

I enjoy answering quiz questions. If you are like me, here is a random quiz question of the day in general knowledge for you to answer or else check back tomorrow for the answer.
We love to eat fruits irrespective of the health benefits we get from them. I am sure you have eaten all these fruits. Would you be able to figure out which one is the largest tree-borne fruit, native to India?
a) pineapple
b) jackfruit
c) coconut
d) pumpkin
Quiz of the day (42) Answer: d) white skin ( Tar-means white, zan-means skin in ape language, Mangani. Tarzan is the fictional character created by Edgar Rice Burroughs in his 1912 novel, Tarzan of the Apes and followed with 25 sequels. 41 films and many TV episodes have been produced with this character)

Saturday, September 1, 2012

September flower

September flower - Aster; Morning glory
Meaning - Love, patience and daintiness
Symbolizes – Faith, Wisdom, Valor
Qualities - strength, immunity and integration
Derived – Greek word for ‘star’
Hidden message – Take care of yourself for me
Other name – starwort

“The aster greets us as we pass
With her faint smile.”
      - A Day of the Indian Summer (l. 35)