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Quiz Grand Prix 3 Prelims



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  • 1. QUIZ GP Prelims
  • 2. Q1
    • Song titled ‘Tokyo Street’ by band ‘Deep Forest’ from their album ‘Music Detected’ The tune was copied by Vishal-Shekhar for a popular jingle. Which company and identify the jingle?
  • 3. Q2
    • At the Vintage car rally organized in Bangalore in April 2001, the winner of "Best Maintained Car" went to a jet black Morris Minor called "Killer Ghost". Who was the original owner of that car ?
  • 4. Q3
    • What word derived from the French for 'lightning' is used to describe a cake long in shape but short in duration, with cream filling and chocolate or other icing ?
  • 5. Q4
    • His wife Tove was six times Karate champion of Finland. He became famous for something he wrote as a student at the University of Helsinki. Name him.
  • 6. Q5
    • Founded by Sunder Singh Lyallpuri, founder father of Akali Movement and the Shiromani Akali Dal in Punjab. Pt Madan Mohan Malviya was among the members of the Managing committee. The first issue contained articles written by CF Andrews, Dr Kichlu etc. Identify publication
  • 7.  
  • 8. Q7
    • Over the years 'Lux', the Unilever bathing soap has used beautiful women, especially famous actresses, as models in its advertisements all over the world. Who was the first man to model for Lux ?
  • 9. Q8
    • Just to get your scores ticking… This company was founded in Zlin, Czechoslovakia in 1894. It is currently headquartered at Don Mills, Ontario. Name this company which has a major presence in India also.
  • 10. Q9
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  • 11. Q10(*****)
    • Mattel’s case against this music group was turned down by the US courts since the judge concluded that Janis Joplin did not have an understanding with Mercedes Benz when she crooned “ Oh Lord ! Wont you buy me a Mercedes Benz”.
  • 12. Q11
    • What came into being as a result of an early 1930s ad campaign of Coca Cola by commercial illustrator Haddon Sundblom ?
  • 13. Q12
  • 14. Q13
    • Sitter. Typical Derek style question. “Give me your tired, your poor Your huddled masses yearning to breathe free…" Where will you find this written?
  • 15. Q14
    • A famous airport is named after a man who shot down airplanes. In a famous battle in the Pacific in WWII, while flying his plane, he found himself alone in the air as six enemy aircraft appeared. He shot down all six and became a hero. Which airport?
  • 16. Q15(*****)
  • 17. Q16(*****)
    • Rani Rushmoni handed over this piece of land to the Maharajah of Cutch Behar. Later it was in the hands of Lord Auckland who was the Governer General and it was taken care of by two of the members in the family who made it into a park. Today it is named in the memory of the two. Which place?
  • 18. Q17
    • The Duke of Beaufort had an estate in Gloucestershire from whose name a game has been named. Which game?
  • 19. Q18(*****)
    • In 1998, during tough times, she started knitting. But she couldn't find a bag -- at a reasonable price -- to carry her yarn. So she made one herself. Immediately, people started asking her to make bags for them and the idea just took off! And that's how she got into the business of making bags, after another "business" threatened to "swallow" her. Which infamous lady is this?
  • 20. Q19
    • This English word comes from the Latin meaning 'white' and is derived from the ancient Roman practice of displaying public notices engraved on white marble slabs.
  • 21. Q20