1. This document was originally created in the early 13th century in England, and was officially approved when King John put his seal on it. It granted the people various liberties, and stated that king could not necessarily make arbitrary decisions in all matters. It has inspired the making of the constitution of the US, and is considered to be one of the greatest ever documents produced to protect individual liberty. Which document are we referring to?
2. This flag consists of two colours – red and white. It is the world’s first national flag of an independent nation which is still in use today. It was adopted by many nations, but now most nation barring the original have their own flags. It’s origins can be traced back to the ‘Battle of Lyndanisse’. By law, it cannot be hoisted at night or touch the ground. Name the flag and the country.
3. An American inventor is credited with the invention of the process of vulcanizing rubber, even though evidence now suggests that the process was discovered much before his time. His name lives on even today as a result of a company created by Frank Sieberling years after his death. The company is often associated with motor racing. Name the American inventor.
4. Originally founded in Basel, Switzerland this organization’s headquarters are now in Nyon in the same country. It has fifty three member nations. Even though it is known for organizing events in one particular sport, it also organizes an official ‘Futsal Cup’. The first head of this organization was Henri Delaunay. Which organization?
5. He was the most successful athlete at the 1936 Olympics, and his middle name is Cleveland. He is not known by his real name, as his teacher made a mistake while entering the name due to his accent. The best track and field athlete in the United States is given an award bearing his name. Name the person.
1. Magna Carta.
2. Dannebrog, the flag of Denmark.
3. Charles Goodyear.
5. Jesse Owens.