Dawnwriter

391 Flips | 16 Magazines | 21 Likes | 40 Following | 81 Followers | @Dawnwriter | My task, which I am trying to achieve is, by the power of the written word, to make you hear, to make you feel--to make you see.” ― Joseph Conrad, Lord Jim

An interview with a housefly

I had just sat down on my comfortable sofa when I heard an irritating sound, “Buzz, buzz. Buzzzz ….”<p>I looked around, twisting my head frantically …

Hidden Rooms

Hi everyone. I am back with my favourite Hidden series.<p>For those who are new to this game, hidden in these sentences are names of rooms or building …

Natural Disasters 2017

From hurricanes to floods, earthquakes to landslides, the year 2017 has seen some of the deadliest natural disasters in human history.<p>Can you …

Natural Disasters

Let’s Catch Some More Zzzz’s

Here’s another quiz in which all the answers start with the letter Z.<p>Let’s see how many of them you can guess correctly.<p>Have fun and share your score.<p>…

Latin America

Pick the correct spellings

In this simple quiz, you just have to choose the correct spellings of some tricky words.<p>Let’s see how many you can guess correctly.<p>Share your score …

Early Reader Books: The Hungry Donkey

The Hungry Donkey by Heather Amery is a delightful little book for early readers. With help and encouragement from an adult, young children who are …

World’s Most Amazing Mosques

A mosque or masjid is a place of worship for the Muslims. Many mosques have elaborate domes, minarets and prayer halls. The word masjid comes from …

Time To Catch A Flight!

Can you match the national airline or the flag carrier to its parent country?<p>Don’t forget to share your score and have a safe flight!<p>Let's …

Do You Possess The X Factor?

All the answers in this quiz start with the <b>letter X.</b><p>Let’s see how many of the words you can recognize correctly. Share your score and have fun.<p>And if …

Early Reader Books: Jobs People Do

What does a farmer do? Who puts out fires? Where does an astronaut work? Who takes care of sick animals?<p>Young children can read and discover the …

Let’s catch some Zzzz’s

All the answers in this quiz start with the letter Z.<p>Let’s see how many of them you can guess correctly.<p>Have fun and share your score.<p>Let's play<p>A …

Women in Quran: Do You Know The Women Named or Discussed in the Quran?

Generally, the Quran mentions women by their family references instead of by their own names which was an Arab social tradition at the time Quran was …

Book Review: Long Way Home, by Michael Morpurgo

<b>Long Way Home</b> is a rather sweet book for children by <b>Michael Morpurgo.</b><p>It is about a 12 year old orphan George who spends his summer holidays in foster …

How Much Do You Know About Pakistan?

Pakistan celebrated its 70th Independence Day this August, so here’s a quiz to see how much you know about my homeland.<p>I hope you enjoy the quiz. …

World’s Most Amazing Bridges (Part One)

Bridges are familiar structures. We rely on them every day to cross obstacles like rivers, streams, valleys, and railroad tracks. However, some …

Story Time: The spirit of freedom

Baber was playing cricket with his friends in the street. His family had recently moved into this neighbourhood. Every evening, the children would …

Decline of Sports in Pakistan Badly Affects Our Youth

<b>By Gulrukh Tausif</b><p>Recently I came across a blog written by an Australian cricket journalist Dennis Freedman. In the blog he said, “We all saw the …

Which Way Does the Wind Blow

Wind is the natural movement of air in any direction and with some speed. It can be gentle, stormy, destructive or pleasant depending upon its …

Monsoons

Let’s Meet Some Unsavory Characters

There are some people who possess some undesirable qualities or are up to no good. It becomes difficult to catch them when they are known by some …

Quizzes

Quiz: Match these Countries’ Old New Names (Part 3)

For a variety of reasons, countries sometimes change their names: <b>Siam</b> is now called <b>Thailand</b>, and <b>Iran</b> was once known as <b>Persia</b>. See how good you are at …

United Arab Emirates

World City Names Quiz

How much do you know about the current and previous <b>names</b> of <b>world cities</b>? Take this quiz and find out. Please share your experiences below 🙂<p>Let's play<p>…

Mao Zedong

Hidden Head Coverings

It might be a type of <b>cap</b> or a <b>hat</b> or something different altogether but if it fits the head, you will find it hidden in these sentences.<p>The sentences …

Hats

In Conversation With A Muslim

In recent months, there have have been many instances, when Muslims have been asked to leave the plane because they used Arabic phrases in their …

Places of Worship

A <b>place of worship</b> is a specially designed structure or a holy space where individuals or people can get together for prayers, acts of worship and …

Religion

The Hidden Series…All Under One Roof

On Virily, you might have solved many puzzles and quizzes. But the <b>Hidden Series</b> is a bit unique.<p>To find the answers, you have to look closely at the …

Quizzes

Our favorite book-to-movie adaptations

Downsizing is a ruinous task – giving away books is like throwing away memories

We are about to move to a new house literally half the size of our old one. We have relinquished half our furniture, china, glass, bedding, towels, CDs, DVDs and all other household paraphernalia without a qualm. But giving away half our (circa 10,000) books has defeated us. I can’t even choose …

Books

Famous Opening Lines in Literature

Great opening lines are very important for any work of literature. Whether you are writing a novel, a short story, a blog post or a newspaper …

Literature

Hidden Rivers

It is not easy hiding a great flowing river in a sentence but this is exactly what this puzzle is about.<p>Hidden in these sentences are names of some …

Sherlock Holmes

Birthday Celebrations in School

<b>By Gulrukh Tausif</b><p>One event that excites children to no end is their birthday. It is a special day for them and the images of cakes, candles, gifts …

School Administration