1. This Emperor belonged to the Flavian dynasty, and ruled Rome during the 1st century A.D. His bust can be found in the Hall of Mirrors, Palace of Versailles. The Flavian amphitheatre, also known as the ‘Colosseum’ was constructed during his rule. Historical records of his rule are generally positive, with him helping those affected by the eruption of Mount Vesuvius in the 1st century. Name the emperor.
2. This English businessman is generally considered to be the founder of Pennsylvania, and the creator of the city of Philadelphia. His father bore the same name as him, and he belonged to religious group ‘Quakers’. An early proponent of democracy, his ideas where incorporated into the Constitution of the United States. Name the person.
3. This aeroplane named ‘Kanishka’ was blown by a terrorist off the coast of Ireland in 1985, leading to the death of 329 people – mostly Canadian, British and Indian. Believed to be perpetrated by group called ‘Babbar Khalsa’, the investigations lasted for almost 20 years. A man called ‘Manjit Singh’ cleverly planted the bomb in the aircraft. Which incident or flight are we referring to?
4. His first name was Claudius and he was a Greek polymath who lived during the 1st-2nd century. His most famous works are ‘Almagest’ and ‘Geography’. He also published a work on the mathematics of music called ‘Harmonics’. There are craters on the moon and Mars named after him. Name the person.
5. An American rock band of the 1960s, their founding vocalist was Doug Ingle. They are best known for the song ‘In-A-Gadda-Da-Vida’ (also known as ‘In The Garden of Eden’). They still exist today with Ron Bushy, one of their longest serving members, playing the drums. Which band?
2. William Penn.
3. Air India Flight 182.
5. Iron Butterfly.