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Spandan Quiz 2012 Prelims


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Quiz at Spandan 2012 conducted by Aviral Srivastava.

Quiz at Spandan 2012 conducted by Aviral Srivastava.

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  • 1. Spandan Quiz Prelims- 2012 -Aviral Srivastava Aka ‘Renegade’
  • 2. RULES
    • Quizmaster is God.
    • For any further queries, please refer to Rule 1.
  • 3. Prelims
    • Only 2 members in each team.
    • 20 questions. Certain questions will be specified as tie breakers
    • 1 minute time for each question
    • Questions to be repeated in reverse order only once. No special requests from the participants to be entertained regarding repetition of a particular question.
    • General hints can be provided by the quiz master as per his discretion.
    • 6 teams to qualify for the final round.
    • Spelling mistakes may be considered up to certain limits.
    • 1 mark per correct question, no negative marking.
    • In case of a tie, team that answered tie breaker questions qualifies.
  • 4. 1. Identify the person in the middle
  • 5. A: Sunil Chhetri
  • 6. 2. Expand CNBC
  • 7. A: Consumer News & Business Channel
  • 8. 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. A: Namma Metro aka Bangalore Metro
  • 10. 4. If these were the runners-up, who was the winner?
  • 11. A: The Protestor
  • 12. 5. Identify the book and the author.
  • 13. A:
  • 14. 6. Who is the only person to be the Chief Minister of two Indian states.
  • 15. A: ND Tiwari (UP & Uttarakhand)
  • 16. 7. What is common to
    • George Yule
    • William Wedderbern
    • Alfred Webb
    • Henry Cotton
    • Annie Beasant
  • 17. A: British Presidents of Indian National Congress
  • 18. 8. How is the collection of old Arabian stories Alif Layla wa Layla better known as?
  • 19. A:Arabian Nights
  • 20. 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?
  • 21. A: Snakes & Ladders
  • 22. 10. Simple enough, name the graphic novel?
  • 23. Answer:kate and william:a love story
  • 24. 11. Identify the brand that introduced these.
  • 25. A: Mont blanc
  • 26. 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')
  • 27. 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.
  • 28. 13: Identify the logo.
  • 29. A: Faber-Castell
  • 30. 14. For those who dont know what a minimal poster is, it is a poster in which only a small part or something connected with the film will be given.You have to think laterally and find the film.
  • 31. A: Black Swan
  • 32. 15. Lego tribute to?
  • 33. A: Stephen Hawking
  • 34. 16. What is shown here? (Bonus for identifying 13)
  • 35. Venues of iifa 1 2000 London 6 2005 Amsterdam 7 2006 Dubai 8 2007 Sheffield 9 2008 Bangkok 10 2009 Macau 11 2010 Colombo 12 2011 Toronto 13 2012 Karachi
  • 36. 17. Fill in the blanks
    • _________________; 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.
  • 37. A: It was a dark and stormy night, infamous phrase written by Victorian novelist Edward Bulwer-Lytton
  • 38. 18. Bank Note of (Hint: Seldom used)
  • 39. A: Antarctica
  • 40. 19. Logo of a popular music band. Identify
  • 41. A: Jal
  • 42. 20. Which African grassland gets its name from the Spanish word meaning “Treeless plain”?
  • 43. A: Savannah
  • 44. THE End
  • 45.