Saturday, September 14, 2013

Random Question (September 14, 2013)

Q. Born Samuel Evans Stokes Jr into an American Quaker family in 1882, he came to India at the age of 22 to work at a leper colony in the hills around Shimla. What name did he take after converting to Hinduism, and what industry is he generally credited with having started in India?

A. Satyananda; the apple-growing industry in Himachal Pradesh.


  1. I only know that he is the dude who brought apple cultivation to Himachal Pradesh.

  2. Satyananda, Apple Industry

    Amit Shet

  3. Satyananda Stokes, introduced apples to India


  4. He started the apple industry. I think this Q was in another quiz, but don't remember his name.