RULES <ul><li>Quizmaster is God. </li></ul><ul><li>For any further queries, please refer to Rule 1. </li></ul>
Prelims <ul><li>Only 2 members in each team. </li></ul><ul><li>20 questions. Certain questions will be specified as tie breakers </li></ul><ul><li>1 minute time for each question </li></ul><ul><li>Questions to be repeated in reverse order only once. No special requests from the participants to be entertained regarding repetition of a particular question. </li></ul><ul><li>General hints can be provided by the quiz master as per his discretion. </li></ul><ul><li>6 teams to qualify for the final round. </li></ul><ul><li>Spelling mistakes may be considered up to certain limits. </li></ul><ul><li>1 mark per correct question, no negative marking. </li></ul><ul><li>In case of a tie, team that answered tie breaker questions qualifies. </li></ul>
3. Identify this logo, which designed by Jayanth Jain and Mahendra Kumar, takes its shape from rangoli art gracing frontyards which represents the city’s distant past. "Rangoli has been an intrinsic part of _____'s culture. With the explosion in vehicle population, it faced the prospect of being lost forever…” said Jain.
9. Known as Moksha Patam , the game was popular in ancient India and emphasized the role of fate or karma. A Jain version, Gyanbazi, dates to the 16th century. The game was called Leela and reflected the Hinduism consciousness surrounding everyday life. The game has also been interpreted and used as a tool for teaching the effects of good deeds versus bad. How is the game known today?
12. While in X, the human body's weight is temporarily reduced by about 1% when going eastwards and increased by about 0.3% while going westwards. The speed of X exceeded that of the solar terminator and it was able to overtake the spin of the earth. Name X. (Hint: 'Arrive before you leave')
A. X – Concorde. 'Arrive before you leave' slogan was used by British Airways to publicize the fact that the Concorde could overtake the spin of the earth. Hence, on westbound flights, it was possible to arrive at the destination at a local time earlier than the flight's departure time.
17. Fill in the blanks <ul><li>_________________; the rain fell in torrents--except at occasional intervals, when it was checked by a violent gust of wind which swept up the streets (for it is in London that our scene lies), rattling along the housetops, and fiercely agitating the scanty flame of the lamps that struggled against the darkness. </li></ul>
A: It was a dark and stormy night, infamous phrase written by Victorian novelist Edward Bulwer-Lytton