How's That ?


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  2. 2. <ul><li>1) Connect: </li></ul><ul><li>a) Kal Aaj Aur Kal </li></ul><ul><li>b) Munnabhai M.B.B.S. </li></ul><ul><li>c) Paa </li></ul>
  3. 3. <ul><li>2) ‘A’ was officially selected to compete in the ‘Un Certain Regard’ (A Certain Glance) category at the 2010 Cannes Film Festival. It was the first Indian film to be part of Cannes's official section in seven years. A got screened in the 40th Giffoni Film Festival in Italy bagging ‘Audience Choice Award’ along with the award for Best Music Score. </li></ul><ul><li>Identify A. </li></ul>
  4. 4. <ul><li>3) X Y walked out not only on her family, but also her marriage with Jet Airways pilot Captain Karan Singh Gill in Delhi to pursue her dream. She debuted in a small role in Vashu Bhagnani's ‘Jeena Sirf Mere Liye’. X means empress & Y is her mother's maiden name [she uses her mother's maiden name because of the support that her mother has provided her] </li></ul><ul><li>Who is X Y? </li></ul>
  5. 5. <ul><li>4) ‘A’ is of the view that &quot;Indian film award shows lack credibility”. In 2007, he was invited to have a wax imitation of himself put on display at Madame Tussauds in London. However,he declined stating that, </li></ul><ul><li>&quot;It's not important to me... people will see my films if they want to. Also, I cannot deal with so many things, I have bandwidth only for that much.” </li></ul><ul><li>Who is A? </li></ul>
  6. 6. <ul><li>5) Gulzar surprised everyone when he wrote this song. A translation of part of the lyrics go: “I Have Not Committed Any Crime, Then Sir, Why Do Want To Kill Me?/One Of These Days Call Me Over In The Afternoon, I Will Brighten Up Your Office With Sound Of My Anklet” </li></ul><ul><li>Name the song mentioned above. </li></ul>
  7. 7. <ul><li>6) How is John Prakasa Rao Janumala famously known to all of us? </li></ul>
  8. 8. <ul><li>7) _______________ (1958) </li></ul><ul><li>Salaam Bombay ! (1988) </li></ul><ul><li>Lagaan (2001) </li></ul><ul><li>Fill in the blank and mention the logic. </li></ul>
  9. 9. <ul><li>8) An Army Major </li></ul><ul><li>A singer </li></ul><ul><li>A poet </li></ul><ul><li>A double-agent </li></ul><ul><li>A police inspector </li></ul><ul><li>A doctor. </li></ul><ul><li>Connect </li></ul>
  10. 10. <ul><li>9) X was a software engineer working on Oracle. </li></ul><ul><li>Y studied music at the Musician's Institute at Los Angeles and was part of a blues- jazz band. </li></ul><ul><li>Z worked with Sidharth Basu on Quiz Week, before working with Shahrukh Khan on Fauji and composed its signature tune. </li></ul><ul><li>Identify X Y Z. </li></ul>
  11. 11. <ul><li>10)Connect: Yashwardhan Rampal </li></ul><ul><li>Jay Rehan </li></ul><ul><li>Marc Issak </li></ul><ul><li>Raj Yadav </li></ul><ul><li>Maqbool Haider </li></ul><ul><li>Anand Mathur. </li></ul>
  12. 12. <ul><li>11) It was the fourth match of the Ashes at Old Trafford. The series was level at 1-1 with one match drawn. In the Australian first innings, opener JW Burke played a shot off the bowling of GAR Lock,but was caught by MC Cowdrey. </li></ul><ul><li>With respect to records, what is so important about this wicket? </li></ul>
  13. 13. <ul><li>12) A popular story is that Sir Charles Moses, General Manager of the Australian Broadcasting Corporation asked for the post office box number of ‘A’ to be changed to this. Later after his retirement, the PO Box number was actually changed to this. A’s mailing address in every capital city of Australia is now PO Box 9994. What is the significance? </li></ul>
  14. 14. <ul><li>13) Identify. </li></ul>
  15. 15. <ul><li>14) This cricket stadium is known as X but is popularly called Y. It is named X, after a former president of the BCCI and the ____ Cricket Association. Y refers to an Urdu word meaning 6 gardens. The ground has seen India's 1st test victory as well as Virender Sehwag's highest score. </li></ul><ul><li>Name X and Y. </li></ul>
  16. 16. <ul><li>15) &quot;I know who the favourite son is now. Dad actually said he was keen on me and I didn't even get one bid off him.&quot; Who said this and why? </li></ul>
  17. 17. <ul><li>16) The ______ is a new technology based system currently being used on an experimental basis. The new review system was officially launched by International Cricket Council on 24 November 2009 during the first Test between New Zealand and Pakistan at the University Oval in Dunedin. It was first used in ODIs in January 2011, in England's series against Australia. It has come under major criticism at times. West Indies legend Joel Garner labelled it a 'gimmick'. Fill in the blank. </li></ul>
  18. 18. <ul><li>17) Virender Sehwag has opened for India in all its 5 world cup games in this edition. Other than this what is common to these games with respect to Sehwag related to batting? </li></ul>
  19. 19. <ul><li>18)Virender Sehwag, Kevin Pieterson, Tilakaratne Dilshan, Lasith Malinga, Shakib al Hasan, Billy Bowden. All the above have been linked by A in 2011. What is A? </li></ul>
  20. 20. <ul><li>19) On 18 March 2007, A was found dead at the Jamaica Pegasus Hotel. On 12 June 2007, Lucius Thomas, the commissioner of the Jamaica Constabulary Force, announced that the investigation had concluded that A died of natural causes, and was not murdered as indicated by the earlier pathologist's report. On 6 November, coroner Patrick Murphy asked for further tests to be carried out on samples taken from A's body following discrepancies in the toxicology reports by forensic scientists from the Caribbean and the UK. </li></ul><ul><li>After hearing twenty-six days of evidence, the jury at the inquest returned an open verdict, refusing to rule out the controversial strangulation theory. This verdict stands even today. He was Wisden cricketer of the year in 1976. Who is A? </li></ul>
  21. 21. <ul><li>On Oct 23,1999 in a Zimbabwe vs Australia game at Harare, Damien Fleming was bowling to tail ender David Mutendera. </li></ul><ul><li>The Rothmans cup of 1965 saw Dennis Lillee bowl to last man Petherick. The two incidents share a particular feat in common. </li></ul><ul><li>The tactic used was the same in both. It saw success in the latter case where Lillee got the wicket but was only an attempt in the first case. Either ways these were the only two times in cricket history that such a field was seen. What am i referring to? </li></ul>