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Sunday Challenge #38 – Father’s Day Quiz – Week of June 19 – June 25

Team StoryWeavers|August 01, 2022, 12:06 IST| 581

Welcome to BYJU’S Sunday Challenge. This being the third Sunday of June, we celebrate Father’s Day with a set of questions about famous paternal figures from the world of history, nature and pop culture.


You can take a shot at the questions and field your guesses in the comments section below. Answers will be revealed on subsequent Sundays in the comment section. The fastest entries to get all questions right win a pair of Bluetooth headphones. 

Ready? Here are your questions:

Question 1

This freedom fighter’s letters to his daughter from jail are compiled into a book called Letters From A Father To His Daughter. Both father and daughter went on to become highly influential political figures in India and the world. Who is the freedom fighter?

Question 2

Bearing the genus name Hippocampus meaning ‘monster of the sea’ in Greek, this animal has highly responsible dads that carry thousands of the mother’s eggs till they hatch. It’s a slow swimmer and has eyes that move independently of each other. Name the animal.

Question 3

Unlike most countries that refer to themselves as the motherland, the people of this country call it the ‘fatherland’, or as they would say in their native tongue – ‘Vaterland’. The term also features in their national anthem  Das Lied der Deutschen. Identify the country.

Question 4

This famous Disney movie is an adaptation of Shakespeare’s Hamlet, a classic father-son tale of greed for power. The movie has 3 sequels and many small spin-offs and was remade in 2019 with a culturally diverse cast. Name the movie.

Question 5

This father created a cartoon character of a bear for his son, styled and named after his son’s teddy bear. The stories of the bear, who loves honey, also had a character of a young boy, named after the author’s son. The books went on to become one of the most beloved children’s stories, and have since been adapted into films, musicals, and cartoon shows. Who is the author (pictured below with his son and the teddy bear) and which famous character did he create?

Take your guesses in the comments section below. Winners of this edition, along with the answers will be revealed next Sunday, so keep your eyes peeled!

To view other editions of the Sunday Challenge, click here.

Answers to Sunday Challenge 37:

1. Sahara simply means ‘desert’ in Arabic. So saying The Sahara Desert is like saying ‘desert desert’!

2. The Antarctic Polar Desert is the largest desert in the world.

3. Norway

4. El Nino

5. They are all examples of Grassland Biomes.

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