Percival Christopher _________ (1
November 1875 – 22 November 1941) was
a British writer - who also stayed in India
and Pakistan - mostly of adventure fiction.
He is remembered best for Beau Geste, a
much-filmed book of 1924, involving
the French Foreign Legion in North Africa,
and its main sequels, Beau Sabreur and Beau
He was also an integral part of something
that all of us can associate with. What?
Percival Christopher Wren. Of Wren and Martin fame.
Below is an image of the Grand Staircase at the Art
Institute of Chicago. What does it commemorate?
* Narsinh Mehta also known as
Narsi Mehta was a poet saint of
Gujarat and a member of the
Nagar Brahmins community,
notable as a Bhakta, an
exponent of Vaishnavite poetry.
He is especially revered in
Gujarati literature, where he is
acclaimed as Adi Kavi.
What was his most popular
creation, something all of us are
Vaishnav Jana To – The most popular rendition
being that by MS Subbulakshmi and also a part of
Mahatma Gandhi’s daily prayer.
X is a fast food chain in India which was first started
five decades ago inside the shrine of a famous Muslim
saint in Mumbai.
Hajji Ali ( Chennai branches include Greams Road
and T Nagar)
The guy, Harry Rodriguez, has suddenly gained celebrity
status. What would be the reason for his fame?
* Whose words are these?
“I was born just before ______ made his debut.
My parents saw him on TV and said, ‘______ is
okay’ [as a first name]. My father’s name is PC
____ [surname], so I became [first name]
[surname]. I didn’t ever think I should try to be
like him though. I’m a left-hander, and I like to
play my own natural game.”
Sachin Baby = Sachin Tendulkar+ PC Baby. He
might turn out for the Rajasthan Royals in the IPL
The Golden Kela Awards, like Hollywood's Golden
Raspberry Awards are a satirical take on Bollywood
that award the worst performances in Hindi cinema
The worst actor award for 2009 and 2010 were won by
the same person. The 2009 movie he acted in was a
supposed science fiction story set in the future, and the
2010 movie was based on a novel ‘Kimball
Ravenswood’ by US-based Gujarati writer Madhu Rye.
Who is the actor in question?
Harman Baweja. Love Story 2050 and What’s your
The image you see below is that of a musket. Name the parts
indicated by the numbers 1, 2 and 3.
This sporting term originated from a stroke in which
a/an X’s tip glances or slips off the ball not effectively
transferring the intended force. Usually the result is a
bungled shot. Common causes include a poorly
groomed tip and not stroking straight through the ball,
e.g. because of steering.
What is the sporting term? X is not needed.
Reporter : You have a very special relationship with
him. Did you exchange love letters?
Woman : No, there was only one letter and it cost me a
smack in the face from my father. It said we were
going to get married and I am going to buy you a white
house. He told me, “If we don’t get married, I’ll
become a _______”
The woman speaking was the supposed childhood
sweetheart of the man in question. Who and what’s the
• Where is the following song being performed?
<< Video link removed, Pink Floyd’s Great Gig in the
Sky video was shown>>
Pink Floyd, Palace of Versailles.
Great Gig In The Sky.
When Sunil Gavaskar asked ________ the meaning of
his first name, he replied, “A Hindi poem reads like
‘Hum panchchi _______ gagan ke’ meaning ‘beyond
boundaries’. On that day, I really acted according to my
name by hitting a lot of huge sixes”.
Fill in the blank.
A/An ________ ________ economy is a simple
framework to study trade in economics. It assumes an
economy with one consumer, one producer and two
It is a reference to an 18th century novel in which there
existed an uncomplicated economic structure with only
In an attempt to distance itself from its founder due to
recent developments, this organization has
implemented a subtle but substantive change in it’s
They have now introduced two bars instead of one.
The positioning of the two bars suggests a forward and
What is the organization in question?