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A mixed bag quiz of 35 questions

A mixed bag quiz of 35 questions

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  • 1. “I heard, I googled, I framed” Quiz Rules         Written quiz Pls. mention your name and Employee ID on answer sheet 1 point per correct answer. Part points for few questions In case, no one gets the right answer the closest answer would win 1 point, at QM’s discretion No negative marking Hints could be shared on demand, if not more than 2 quizzers mind it Minor spelling mistakes are fine Any additional trivia related to the question can fetch 1 point based on QM’s discretion QM: Chintan
  • 2. “I heard, I googled, I framed” Quiz  Question 1  Marketing genius Charles Forster noticed young boys selling ___________ made of Spanish willow while travelling through Brazil.  He returned to Boston in 1870 and set up a factory for mass production of this item using white birch as raw material because it was tasteless.  What business did Forster thus begin?  Hint  This cleaning tool is traditionally made from wood, bone, bamboo, quill or even ivory, gold and silver. QM: Chintan
  • 3. “I heard, I googled, I framed” Quiz  Answer Toothpick/s  Was it a good starter  QM: Chintan
  • 4. “I heard, I googled, I framed” Quiz  Question 2  Till October 6, 2013, the record for the world's Longest Railway platform was held by Kollam Junction Railway Station, Kerala.  The record is now held by the platform in the city which is also a home of world's largest publisher of Hindu religious texts  Name the city  Hint  Chicago of the East QM: Chintan
  • 5. “I heard, I googled, I framed” Quiz  Answer Gorakhpur  Headquarters of North Eastern Railways  Gita Press is the largest publisher of Hindu religious texts  Termed as Chicago of the East for the many gang wars it is used to QM: Chintan
  • 6. “I heard, I googled, I framed” Quiz  Question 3  This Baltic state is the latest member of the Eurozone to start using EURO as the official currency from January 1, 2014  Name the country  Hint  Capital city - Riga QM: Chintan
  • 7. “I heard, I googled, I framed” Quiz  Answer Latvia QM: Chintan
  • 8. “I heard, I googled, I framed” Quiz  Question 4  For Muslims, if the “Umrah” is minor, what is the major?  Hint  In Arabic, Umrah means "to visit a populated place". QM: Chintan
  • 9. “I heard, I googled, I framed” Quiz  Answer Hajj  The Umrah is a pilgrimage to Mecca that can be undertaken at any time of the year. It is sometimes called the 'minor pilgrimage' or 'lesser pilgrimage', the Hajj being the 'major' pilgrimage and which is compulsory for every able-bodied Muslim who can afford it.  The Umrah is not compulsory but highly recommended. It does not contain as many steps as Hajj. QM: Chintan
  • 10. “I heard, I googled, I framed” Quiz  Question 5  One day while building magnetrons, engineer Percy Spencer was standing in front of an active radar set when he noticed that the candy bar he had in his pocket, had melted.  This lead to the invention of ?  Hint QM: Chintan
  • 11. “I heard, I googled, I framed” Quiz  Answer MICROWAVE  His employer was Raytheon that transformed the invention into a model called Radarange QM: Chintan
  • 12. “I heard, I googled, I framed” Quiz  Question 6  What is the world's third most expensive spice by weight, outstripped in market value only by saffron and vanilla.  Hint  The Queen of Spices QM: Chintan
  • 13. “I heard, I googled, I framed” Quiz  Answer Cardamom  Guatemala is the biggest producer and exporter of this spice in the world followed by India QM: Chintan
  • 14. “I heard, I googled, I framed” Quiz  Question 7  Which fermented Korean side dish made of select vegetables with a variety of seasonings is considered as its national dish?  Hint QM: Chintan
  • 15. “I heard, I googled, I framed” Quiz  Answer Kimchi, also spelled Kimchee  The US magazine Health named Kimchi in its list of top five "World's Healthiest Foods" for being rich in vitamins, aiding digestion, and even possibly retarding cancer growth. QM: Chintan
  • 16. “I heard, I googled, I framed” Quiz  Question 8  X loved sports and was a die-hard fan of Muhammad Ali, confessing on record that he dreamt of meeting Ali some day.  While on a 14-city-US tour in 1979, he took time out from his schedule and took a flight to Kentucky along with his 18-yearold-son and wife.  The son recounts: “My father wanted to remember this Contd. moment and Ali had an idea. Ali said, 'We will pose like this. You punch me on the face and I will punch you back'. And they laughed about it.”  Who? QM: Chintan
  • 17. “I heard, I googled, I framed” Quiz  Question 8  Hint  “Ali was aware that my father was a big man in India. He came and sat down. Maybe it was exciting for him to meet my father and he said, 'I am the great Muhammad Ali from America and you are the great ________ ____ from India'. QM: Chintan
  • 18. “I heard, I googled, I framed” Quiz  Answer Mohammed Rafi QM: Chintan
  • 19. “I heard, I googled, I framed” Quiz  Question 9  According to a 2013 report on CNBC, which movie is the all-time most pirated movie?  Hint  Movie is set in Pandora QM: Chintan
  • 20. “I heard, I googled, I framed” Quiz  Answer Avatar  Ref: http://www.cnbc.com/id/48768803?slide=11&__source=yaho o%7Cinstory%7C&par=yahoo QM: Chintan
  • 21. “I heard, I googled, I framed” Quiz  Question 10  Apart from a short introduction — in which the author is introduced as narrating the rest of the work to the princes — it consists of following parts:  Mitra-bheda: The Separation of Friends  Mitra-samprāpti: The Gaining of Friends  Kākolūkīyam: Of Crows and Owls  Labdhapraṇāśam: Loss Of Gains  Aparīkṣitakārakaṃ: Ill-Considered Action / Rash deeds  Hint  In the Indian tradition, it is regarded as “nītiśāstra” – a treatise on wise conduct of life QM: Chintan
  • 22. “I heard, I googled, I framed” Quiz  Answer Panchtantra  It was written by Vishnu Sharma to educate the three sons of King Amarashakti QM: Chintan
  • 23. “I heard, I googled, I framed” Quiz  Question 11  Which incident in 18th century Japan that involved a group of revenge-seeking leaderless samurai has been dramatized in several accounts and is considered the country's national legend'?  Hint  A recent Hollywood movie QM: Chintan
  • 24. “I heard, I googled, I framed” Quiz  Answer It recounts the most famous case involving the samurai code of honor, bushidō. The story is about a group of samurai who were left leaderless (becoming Ronin) after their daimyo (feudal lord) was forced to commit seppuku (ritual suicide) for assaulting a court official. The Ronin avenged their master's honor after patiently waiting and planning for 2 years and in turn, were themselves forced to commit seppuku for committing the crime of murder. The popularity of the story is still high today. With ten different television productions in the years 1997–2007 alone, it ranks among the most familiar of all stories in Japan. QM: Chintan
  • 25. “I heard, I googled, I framed” Quiz  Question 12  What has been called "a sword cut through the mountains" by Kipling?  Hint  This Asian mountain pass of significant historical importance was an integral part of the ancient Silk Road QM: Chintan
  • 26. “I heard, I googled, I framed” Quiz  Answer Khyber Pass       It links Pakistan and Afghanistan. Throughout history it has been an important trade route between Central Asia and South Asia and a strategic military location. In some versions of the Aryan migration theory, the Indo-Aryans migrated to India via the Khyber Pass. Recorded invasions through the Khyber begin with the conquests of Darius I and Alexander the Great and also include later Muslim invasions of South Asia, culminating with the establishment of the Mughal Empire from 1526. The British invaded Afghanistan from India and fought three Afghan Wars in 1839-42, 1878-80, and 1919. George Molesworth, a member of the British force of 1919, summarized: "Every stone in the Khyber has been soaked in blood." QM: Chintan
  • 27. “I heard, I googled, I framed” Quiz  Question 13  It is Russia’s largest resort city being one of the very few places in Russia with a subtropical climate, with warm to hot summers and mild winters  Unofficially regarded as summer capital of Russia  Name the city  Hint  It also boasts of being home town of 2 tennis grand slam winners QM: Chintan
  • 28. “I heard, I googled, I framed” Quiz  Answer SOCHI  Venue of Winter Olympics, 2014  Grand slam winners  Maria Sharapova and Yevgeny Kafelnikov QM: Chintan
  • 29. “I heard, I googled, I framed” Quiz  Question 14  The monetary value of this annual prize is adjusted such that it exceeds that of the Nobel Prizes since the organization sponsoring it felt that there was this one important field which was ignored in the Nobel Prizes.  At £1.1 million, as of 2013, it is the second largest single annual financial prize award (behind the Fundamental Physics Prize) given to an individual by a philanthropic organization  Hint  The inaugural winner of this prize, in 1973, was Mother Teresa. 3 other Indians + one self-proclaimed Indian have won this prize since then. QM: Chintan
  • 30. “I heard, I googled, I framed” Quiz  Answer Templeton prize Indian winners: Dr. Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan  1975 Baba Amte  1990 Pandurang Shastri Athavale  1997 Tenzin Gyatso, The 14th Dalai Lama  2012 QM: Chintan
  • 31. “I heard, I googled, I framed” Quiz  Question 15  Who won the Nobel Peace Prize in 2013?  Hint QM: Chintan
  • 32. “I heard, I googled, I framed” Quiz  Answer Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons  For its extensive efforts to eliminate chemical weapons QM: Chintan
  • 33. “I heard, I googled, I framed” Quiz  Question 16  _____ / _____ _____ is the world's tallest flying bird, with a height of up to 1.8 m and wingspan of up to 2.5 m  Hint  In India, they are considered symbols of marital fidelity, believed to mate for life and pine the loss of their mates even to the point of starving to death. QM: Chintan
  • 34. “I heard, I googled, I framed” Quiz  Answer Saaras / Sarus Crane  0.5 for crane, Hans is not valid QM: Chintan
  • 35. “I heard, I googled, I framed” Quiz  Question 17  ______ is a 3-banded armadillo with a cheerful and appealing personality.  He is a likeable character and scores 7.3 out of 10 on appeal  His name was chosen by more than 1.7 million fans over Amijubi (Amizade - Friendship and Júbilo - Joy) and Zuzeco (Azul - Blue and Ecologia - Ecology).  Half points for correct context  Hint  His previous counterpart was “Zakumi” QM: Chintan
  • 36. “I heard, I googled, I framed” Quiz  Answer Fuleco  FIFA World Cup 2014 official mascot  Fuleco is a portmanteau of the words Futebol (football) and Ecologia (Ecology). QM: Chintan
  • 37. “I heard, I googled, I framed” Quiz  Question 18  He was born in 1904 at Mughal Sarai as ___ _______ Srivastava  He graduated with a first class degree from Kashi Vidyapeeth in 1926 where he was given a title, along with the degree, according to the institution’s practice  This title stuck and eventually became a part of his name, replacing his original surname of Srivastava  Hint  Varanasi International Airport is named after him QM: Chintan
  • 38. “I heard, I googled, I framed” Quiz  Answer Lal Bahadur Shastri QM: Chintan
  • 39. “I heard, I googled, I framed” Quiz  Question 19  In 2002, activists in Egypt and neighboring countries, asked the people to boycott the use of a certain consumer product after rumors that it was named after a leader whom they staunchly opposed and that its logo was a cleverly disguised form of “Star of David”  Which consumer product?  Hint  A spokesperson of the company selling this product categorically denied this stating "It's ridiculous; _____ was around long before the Israeli leader. Our logo represents an atom's path, not a religion." QM: Chintan
  • 40. “I heard, I googled, I framed” Quiz  Answer Ariel  The leader was Ariel Sharon, the PM of Israel at that time.  Ref: http://www.theguardian.com/ business/2002/nov/07/interna tionalnews QM: Chintan
  • 41. “I heard, I googled, I framed” Quiz  Question 20  ___________ _____ is the only bowler to dismiss Sachin Tendulkar for a duck in Indian domestic cricket  Hint  He claimed the wicket of the first ball on his ODI debut (not the only one to do so) QM: Chintan
  • 42. “I heard, I googled, I framed” Quiz  Answer Bhuvneshwar Kumar  First ODI wicket   Mohammad Hafeez of Pakistan. QM: Chintan
  • 43. “I heard, I googled, I framed” Quiz  Question 21  X was the last man to come in. He was fielding at fine-leg. And as he walked in he said something along the lines of “Well guys the bowlers have done their job. They’re 10 runs short of what they should have got. Let's go and get it.” And everyone burst out laughing because everyone knew that ___ wasn't really 10 runs short. But it turned out to be that way.  Who is X?  Hint  ___ = 434 QM: Chintan
  • 44. “I heard, I googled, I framed” Quiz  Answer Jacques Kallis  Shaun Pollock, talking about Kallis on the day of his retirement from international test cricket.  Context – Biggest chase in ODIs QM: Chintan
  • 45. “I heard, I googled, I framed” Quiz  Question 22  BSNL stopped its 163 year old telegram service on July 15, 2013.  Who was the recipient of the last telegram? QM: Chintan
  • 46. “I heard, I googled, I framed” Quiz  Answer Rahul Gandhi  The telegram counter closed at 11.45 p.m. and the last message was booked at the counter of Central Telegraph Office (CTO) Janpath by Ashwani Mishra, who sent messages to Mr. Gandhi and Director General of DD news S M Khan QM: Chintan
  • 47. “I heard, I googled, I framed” Quiz  Question 23  It is a defense policy pioneered by China in 1964 and later adopted by India and North Korea.  Erstwhile USSR also adopted it but was dropped by Russia in 1993.  This policy has been repeatedly been rejected by NATO  Hint  Abbreviated as NFU QM: Chintan
  • 48. “I heard, I googled, I framed” Quiz  Answer No first use  No first use (NFU) refers to a pledge or a policy by a nuclear power not to use nuclear weapons as a means of warfare unless first attacked by an adversary using nuclear weapons QM: Chintan
  • 49. “I heard, I googled, I framed” Quiz  Question 24  In this all-inclusive flag, having the four common colors, the emblem in the middle is a bundle of 10 rice stalks – staple food of member nations.  Flag of?  Hint  Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, Brunei, Myanmar, Cambodia, Laos and Vietnam QM: Chintan
  • 50. “I heard, I googled, I framed” Quiz  Answer ASEAN Association of Southeast Asian Nations QM: Chintan
  • 51. “I heard, I googled, I framed” Quiz  Question 25  X is an old term meaning hoax or jest. Its present meaning as an exclamation is closer to 'nonsense' or 'gibberish', while as a noun, it refers to a fraud or impostor, implying an element of unjustified publicity and spectacle.  Hint  In modern usage, the word is most associated with Ebenezer Scrooge, a character created by Charles Dickens.  His famous reference to Christmas, "Bah! X!", declaring Christmas to be a fraud, is commonly used in stage and television versions of A Christmas Carol and also appeared frequently in the original book. QM: Chintan
  • 52. “I heard, I googled, I framed” Quiz  Answer Humbug  Read more at: http://www.answers.com/topic/humbug#ixzz1jbUfwAiw QM: Chintan
  • 53. “I heard, I googled, I framed” Quiz  Question 26  This startup helps increase productivity by measuring and analyzing employee data.  Their product measures employees' work patterns on their computers, and provides various firms organization level analytics, and accordingly help companies increase productivity by 20 percent, without any extra management effort.  Hint  Some of their customers include major IT firms such as KPIT Cummins, Tech Mahindra and BMC Software. QM: Chintan
  • 54. “I heard, I googled, I framed” Quiz  Answer Sapience / Sapience Analytics QM: Chintan
  • 55. “I heard, I googled, I framed” Quiz  Question 27  Connect QM: Chintan
  • 56. “I heard, I googled, I framed” Quiz  Answer Q Mobile  Brand Ambassadors (0.5 points)  It is the Pakistani counter-part of Micromax QM: Chintan
  • 57. “I heard, I googled, I framed” Quiz  Question 28  One of India’s most influential editor who is also known as “Lucknow Boy”  His truly formative job was as the editor of “Debonair” in the 1970s  Hint  He is a famous TV panelist and frequently appears on TV shows like Newshour on Times Now and India at 9 on CNN IBN QM: Chintan
  • 58. “I heard, I googled, I framed” Quiz  Answer Vinod Mehta QM: Chintan
  • 59. “I heard, I googled, I framed” Quiz  Question 29  VacationRentals.com tops a certain list. What list?  Hint  Insure.com comes 2nd on this list QM: Chintan
  • 60. “I heard, I googled, I framed” Quiz  Answer Most expensive domain name sale of all time  HomeAway Founder and CEO Brian Sharples bought the VacationRentals.com domain name for mind-boggling $35 million in 2007  VacationRentals.com had been a very active website before the acquisition, although Sharples sounds like the purchase was a defensive measure primarily for the domain name: “The only reason we bought it was so Expedia couldn’t have that url.” QM: Chintan
  • 61. “I heard, I googled, I framed” Quiz  Question 30  Technology blog Gamasutra calls the addiction to this game a “fun pain”, where so-called reward mechanisms defeat a person’s ability to make informed choices about the costs and value of these products  Hint  The game’s manufacturer, King, makes 670,000 dollars a day from users, who purchase extra lives or access to the next level QM: Chintan
  • 62. “I heard, I googled, I framed” Quiz  Answer Candy Crush / Candy Crush Saga QM: Chintan
  • 63. “I heard, I googled, I framed” Quiz  Questions dedicated to my son - Vihaan QM: Chintan
  • 64. “I heard, I googled, I framed” Quiz  Question 31  _______ ______ is one of the most popular Digital campaigns of 2013 and is symbolic of the success humorous content enjoys on YouTube  The ad film was directed by Shyam Madiraju, from Gobsmack, who worked closely with animation experts from Crater Film Studios, Belgrade  Hint  The highlight is the infectious music track, created by celebrated music producer Mikey McCleary who has worked on songs like Khoya Khoya Chand + Hawa Hawai from Shaitan, O Lal Meri + Mast Kalandar from David and Dhak Dhak + So Gaya Yeh Jahan from Nautanki Saala. QM: Chintan
  • 65. “I heard, I googled, I framed” Quiz  Answer Kit Kat – Dancing Babies QM: Chintan
  • 66. “I heard, I googled, I framed” Quiz  Question 32  Google Doodle for ?  Hint QM: Chintan
  • 67. “I heard, I googled, I framed” Quiz  Answer Montessori / Maria Montessori QM: Chintan
  • 68. “I heard, I googled, I framed” Quiz  Question 33  According to the Guinness Book of World Records, which song usually sung to congratulate a person is the secondmost popular song in the English language, following "Happy Birthday to You".  It is frequently used instead of "Happy Birthday to You" in films and television to avoid possible copyright issues.  Hint  You all may want to sing this song for the QM once we complete this quiz QM: Chintan
  • 69. “I heard, I googled, I framed” Quiz  Answer For He's a Jolly Good Fellow  The tune comes from the French song "Malbrouk" which it has been claimed was composed the night after the Battle of Malplaquet (one of the main battles of the War of the Spanish Succession) in 1709. QM: Chintan
  • 70. “I heard, I googled, I framed” Quiz  Question 34  Which company’s in-house film production unit is termed "a Glass and a Half Full Production" based on one of its most famous brand?  Name either the company or the brand QM: Chintan
  • 71. “I heard, I googled, I framed” Quiz  Answer Cadbury / Dairy Milk QM: Chintan
  • 72. “I heard, I googled, I framed” Quiz  Question 35  As per a survey on Wired.com, the following items topped the all time list of a particular set / category of items without which our childhood is incomplete 1) Stick 2) Box 3) String 4) Cardboard Tube 5) Dirt  What set / category of items am I talking about? QM: Chintan
  • 73. “I heard, I googled, I framed” Quiz  Answer Toys  The 5 Best Toys of All Time  Ref: http://www.wired.com/geekdad/2011/01/the-5-best-toysof-all-time/all/ QM: Chintan
  • 74. “I heard, I googled, I framed” Quiz Thanks QM: Chintan

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