Here is a fun quiz I prepared recently:
- Dennis : C :: Bjarne : ?
- Sa : C :: Pa : ?
- 6 : C :: 53 : ?
- 100 : C :: 500 : ?
- 50 : C :: 122 : ?
Hint: The meaning of C is completely different in all the questions.
Update: The quiz has been cracked in the comments section. The answers are provided below. If you want to think about the problem before you see the solutions, this is a good time to pause and think about it. There are spoilers ahead.
Here are the answers with a brief description about each answer:
Dennis : C :: Bjarne : C++
Dennis Ritchie created C and Bjarne Stroustrup created C++.
Sa : C :: Pa : G
The Sanskrit names of musical notes in an octave are Sa, Re, Ga, Ma, Pa, Dha, Ni, Sa. The equivalent names in many English-speaking countries are C, D, E, F, G, A, B, C.
6 : C :: 53 : I
Carbon has symbol C and atomic number 6. Iodine has symbol I and atomic number 53.
100 : C :: 500: D
In Roman numerals, 100 is represented by C and 500 by D.
50 : C :: 122 : F
50 degrees Farenheit equals 122 degrees Centigrade (50 °C = 122 °F).
Update: A similar quiz by Prasanna mentioned in the comments section has been cracked.
Here is Prasanna's quiz along with the answers:
195 : C :: 209 : J
In EBCDIC, the character 'C' has the code 195 and the character 'J' has the code 209.
Bohai : C :: Oolong : T
Bohai Sea and Oolong tea.