March 26, 2007

The Ignoramus' Quiz No.33

1. Which prolific and influential industrial designer was known as the father of streamlining?

2. The Arithmetica of Diophantus was written in the 2nd century AD. What marginal yet historic addition was made to it in 1637?

3. Which US President was nicknamed The Resume?

4. Aliyah and yeridah are recurring themes in Jewish history. What do they stand for?

5. Astroturf was first marketed under the name Chemgrass. Why was it renamed Astroturf?

For the answers, please visit: ten things i didn't know until last week.