X-Quiz-It 1.0 Prelims

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X-Quiz-It 1.0 Prelims

  1. 1. X-QUIZ-IT
  2. 2. ** Q 1. “A GLASS AND A HALF FULL PRODUCTIONS” IS THE INHOUSE PRODUCTIONS UNIT DEDICATED TO ADVERTISEMENT CAMPAIGN OF WHICH COMPANY? THE PHRASE WAS ORIGINALLY USED TO EXPLAIN THE AMOUNT OF MILK IN EVERY HALF-POUND OF THIS PRODUCT. BUT DUE TO NEW EUROPEAN STANDARDS THIS PHRASE HAD TO BE DROPPED FROM THE PRODUCT.
  3. 3. CADBURY
  4. 4. Q 2. IDENTIFY.
  5. 5. NOVAK „DJOKER‟ DJOKOVIC
  6. 6. Q 3. DURING THE TIME OF THE BRITISH RAJ, THE CHILDREN OF THE BRITISH OFFICERS STUDIED IN INDIAN SCHOOLS BUILT BY THE ENGLISHMEN. WITH THE LACK OF QUALITY BOOKS AVAILABLE BY INDIAN AUTHORS ON THE SUBJECT __X__ AND _Y__ WROTE THESE BOOKS AND PUBLISHED IT IN 1935. THESE BOOKS WERE WIDELY ADOPTED BY INDIAN AND PAKISTANI SCHOOLS IN THE POST BRITISH ERA AND MISSIONARY SCHOOLS IN BURMA AND HAS STILL GOT A ICONIC STATUS ANS USED AS A STANDARD TEXTBOOK IN THE SUBJECT IN MANY SCHOOLS IN INDIA. THE SAMOSAPEDIA DESCRIBE IT AS “THE FIRANGI GORAS, WHO TORTURE SCHOOL-CHILDREN AND JAMMERS IN INDIA WITH THEIR ARCANE RULES”
  7. 7. WREN & MARTIN
  8. 8. ** Q 4. X: I ADMIRE YOUR COURAGE, MISS… SYLVIA TRENCH: TRENCH...SYLVIA TRENCH. I ADMIRE YOUR LUCK, MR.... WHAT HAPPENS NEXT?
  9. 9. THE FAMOUS DIALOGUE: BOND...JAMES BOND
  10. 10. Q 5. WHAT ARE WE TALKING ABOUT ? AXLE: “A MODEL BAD BOY, CRUEL AND RUTHLESS. DON‟T TRY TO GET ON AXLE‟S GOOD SIDE – HE DOESN‟T HAVE ONE” BOSE JEFFERSON: “DON‟T BE FOOLED BY HIS CASUAL DEMEANOR – HIS PUNCH FEELS LIKE A TEN-CAR PILE UP ON YOUR HEAD” CYDNEY BASS: “A SPOILED RICH GIRL LIVING ON THE EDGE. TREAT CYD RIGHT OR SHE‟LL THROW A TANTRUM IN YOUR FACE.” MILWAUKEE JON: “AN EX-CON WITH A DEATH WISH. JON‟S DARE DEVILISH STYLE STRIKES FEAR IN THE HEARTS OF SEASONED FELLLOWS” PEARL MCKURDY: “A CONPETITIVE AND RECKLESS RETRO-PUNK. PEARL LIVES FOR ANARCHY” SLIM JIM: “WOULD‟VE BEEN THE CLASS CLOWN IF HE HADN‟T DROPPED OUT. VOTED „MOST LIKELY TO DIE YOUNG‟ BY CLASSMATES” TEFTON MIKE: “DROPPED ON HIS HEAD AT AN EARLY AGE, MIKE IS GONZO WILD AMN: FEARLESS, UNPREDICTABLE, BRAIN DAMAGED
  11. 11. ROAD RASH
  12. 12. Q 6. WHOSE LOGO ? THE LOGO CONSISTS OF HORIZONTAL STRIPES WHICH ARE REPRESENTATIVE OF THE SPEED AND DYNAMISM, THE ESTEEMED CORPORATE IMAGE OF THE COMPANY IN THE WORLD OF TECHNOLOGY. THE COMPANY NAME „___‟ IS HIGHLIGHTED FASHIONABLY, USING CAPITALIZED BLOCK LETTERING TO DEMONSTRATE AUTHORITY. A BLUE SHADE IS USED IN THE LOGO. THE LOGO CONSISTS OF A SIMPLE BUT UNFORGETTABLE FONT STYLE. THE LETTERS ARE INSCRIBED IN A BOLD FONT WHICH IS A DEPICTION OF THE DECENT ATTRIBUTE OF THE COMPANY AND ITS PRODUCTS. THE LETTERS IN THE LOGO ARE FORMED WITH HORIZONTAL BARS WHICH ENHANCE THE BEAUTY OF THE LOGO.
  13. 13. Q 7. X (ALSO KNOWN AS NASOPHARYNGITIS, RHINOPHARYNGITIS, ACUTE CORYZA) IS AN INFECTIOUS DISEASE IN HUMANS. OVER 200 VIRUSES ARE IMPLICATED IN THE CAUSE OF X. SYMPTOMS ARE MOSTLY DUE TO THE BODY'S IMMUNE RESPONSE TO THE INFECTION RATHER THAN TO TISSUE DESTRUCTION BY THE VIRUSES THEMSELVES. NO CURE FOR X EXISTS, BUT THE SYMPTOMS CAN BE TREATED. IT IS THE MOST FREQUENT INFECTIOUS DISEASE IN HUMANS WITH THE AVERAGE ADULT CONTRACTING TWO TO THREE X A YEAR. IDENTIFY X.
  14. 14. COMMON COLD
  15. 15. ** Q 8. IN THE MAMMOTH 11,000 PAGE CHARGE-SHEET FILED AGAINST HIM BY THE POLICE, HE WAS BOOKED UNDER VARIOUS ACTS INCLUDING THE RAILWAY ACT, BECAUSE HE HAD ENTERED RAILWAY STATION PREMISES WITHOUT A VALID TRAIN OR PLATFORM TICKET. WHO?
  16. 16. AJMAL KASAB
  17. 17. Q 9. IDENTIFY THE GUY ON THE LEFT.
  18. 18. STEPHEN HAWKING
  19. 19. Q 10. THIS SONG WAS ADAPTED FROM AFRICAN AMERICAN SPIRITALS, AND WAS TAUGHT BY THE COMPOSER TO GUY CARAWAN AND JOHN HAMILTON IN 1952. GUY INTRODUCED THIS SONG TO THE FOUNDING CONVENTION OF THE SNCC (STUDENT NON VIOLENT COORDINATING COMMITTEE), AN ANTI-SEGREGATION CIVIL RIGHTS MOVEMENT THAT FORMED IN THE EARLY 1960S, SO THAT THIS BECAME ONE OF THE MOST FAMOUS PROTEST ANTHEMS OF ALL TIME. NAME IT.
  20. 20. WE SHALL OVERCOME
  21. 21. Q 11. • BOYCOTT : X MAY BE THE GREATEST BUT HIS NAME IS NOT UP ON THE LORDS HONOUR BOARD. • BHOGLE : SO IS IT X‟S LOSS OR LORDS ?! WHO‟S BEING TALKED ABOUT ?
  22. 22. YOU OUGHT TO BE DISQUALIFIED IF YOU DIDN‟T ANSWER THIS
  23. 23. ** Q 12. AD OF X ASKING FOR NEW MODELS. WHAT‟S X?
  24. 24. JOHNSONS & JOHNSONS !
  25. 25. Q 13. FRANCISCO DE ASÍS TÁRREGA Y EIXEA (21 NOVEMBER 1852 – 15 DECEMBER 1909) WAS A SPANISH COMPOSER AND GUITARIST OF THE ROMANTIC PERIOD.HIS COMPOSOITION GRANDE VALSE HAS INSPIRED ONE OF THE MOST HEARD TUNES OF THE WORLD… IT IS HEARD 1.8 BILLION TIMES A DAY. WHICH TUNE ?
  26. 26. NOKIA TUNE
  27. 27. Q 14. WHOSE STATUE ?
  28. 28. ALAN TURING
  29. 29. Q 15. THIS SHOW HAS WON THE ACADEMY AWARD FOR ANIMATED SHORT FILM SEVEN TIMES, TYING IT WITH WALT DISNEY'S SILLY SYMPHONIES AS THE THEATRICAL ANIMATED SERIES WITH THE MOST OSCARS. IN 2000, TIME NAMED THE SERIES ONE OF THE GREATEST TELEVISION SHOWS OF ALL TIME. WHICH SHOW ?
  30. 30. ** Q 16. WHAT‟S X ? THE TERM X WAS COINED BY RALPH VAERST, A SUCCESSFUL CENTRAL CALIFORNIA ENTREPRENEUR. ITS FIRST PUBLISHED USE IS CREDITED TO DON HOEFLER, A FRIEND OF VAERST'S, WHO USED THE PHRASE AS THE TITLE OF A SERIES OF ARTICLES IN THE WEEKLY TRADE NEWSPAPER ELECTRONIC NEWS. THE SERIES, ENTITLED “X IN THE USA," BEGAN IN THE PAPER'S ISSUE DATED JANUARY 11, 1971. THE TERM DID NOT BECOME WIDELY KNOWN AND USED, HOWEVER, UNTIL THE EARLY 1980S, ESSENTIALLY SYNONYMOUS WITH THE INTRODUCTION OF NUMEROUS HARDWARE AND SOFTWARE PRODUCTS TO THE CONSUMER MARKET.
  31. 31. SILICON VALLEY
  32. 32. Q 17. X IS A 102-STORY SKYSCRAPER LOCATED IN Y, WITH A TOTAL HEIGHT OF 1,454 FT (443.2 M). X‟S NAME IS DERIVED FROM THE NICKNAME FOR Y. X STOOD AS THE WORLD'S TALLEST BUILDING FOR 40 YEARS, FROM ITS COMPLETION IN 1931 UNTIL CONSTRUCTION OF THE WORLD TRADE CENTER'S NORTH TOWER WAS COMPLETED IN 1972. FEW KNOW THAT IN JULY 1945, A B-25 BOMBER CRASHED INTO X, KILLING 14 PEOPLE... IDENTIFY X AND Y. (HALF POINTS FOR EACH)
  33. 33. X IS EMPIRE STATE BUILDING Y IS NEW YORK
  34. 34. Q 18. NAME THIS BEAUTY.
  35. 35. NAVNEET KAUR DHILLON MISS INDIA 2013.
  36. 36. Q 19. X WAS AN INDIAN TELEVISION PERSONALITY FAMOUS FOR HIS SATIRICAL TAKE ON THE PROBLEMS OF THE COMMON MAN. HE IS MOST WELL KNOWN FOR HIS TELEVISION SERIES Y AND MINI CAPSULES ULTA PULTA WHICH RAN ON DOORDARSHAN, INDIA'S NATIONAL TELEVISION NETWORK, IN THE LATE 1980S AND EARLY 1990S. X ALSO ACTED IN MOVIES LIKE FANAA(2006), KUCH NAA KAHO(2003), SHAKTI(2002) ETC. IDENTIFY X AND Y. (HALF POINTS FOR EACH)
  37. 37. X = JASPAL BHATTI Y = FLOP SHOW
  38. 38. ** Q 20. WHILE SMALL TEST PROGRAMS EXISTED SINCE THE DEVELOPMENT OF PROGRAMMABLE COMPUTERS, THE TRADITION OF USING THE PHRASE X AS A TEST MESSAGE WAS INFLUENCED BY AN EXAMPLE PROGRAM IN THE SEMINAL BOOK THE C PROGRAMMING LANGUAGE. WHAT IS THE PHRASE X BETTER KNOWN AS?
  39. 39. HELLO WORLD
  40. 40. Q 21. HE WAS A CIVIL ENGINEER BY PROFESSION AND ROOTED FOR ARSENAL FOOTBALL CLUB. HE WAS REFERRED AS UBL. AFTER BEING KILLED UNDER THE OPERATION NEPTUNE SPEAR, THEY FOUND COCA-COLA IN HIS HOME … WHO ?
  41. 41. OSAMA BIN LADEN
  42. 42. Q 22. WHO/WHAT IS KNOWN AS: SASQUATCH IN BRITISH COLUMBIA, ORANG KUBU IN INDONESIA, YEREN IN CHINA, ALMA IN MONGOLIA, YOWIE IN AUSTRALIA ?
  43. 43. ABOMINABLE SNOWMAN / YETI
  44. 44. Q 23. WHO‟S X ? • HE WAS NAMED AFTER THE AMERICAN INVENTOR THOMAS EDISON, HOWEVER HIS PARENTS DECIDED TO REMOVE THE 'I' AND CALL HIM 'EDSON„. • HE WAS ORIGINALLY NICKNAMED DICO BY HIS FAMILY. • HE GOT HIS NAME X BECAUSE OF HIS FAVORITE PLAYER, LOCAL VASCO DA GAMA GOALKEEPER BILÉ. • X HAD NO IDEA WHAT THE NAME MEANS.
  45. 45. PELE
  46. 46. Q 24. THE X IS THE NAME OF A FICTIONAL INTERGALACTIC MILITARY/POLICE FORCE APPEARING IN Y COMICS. ACCORDING TO Y COMMUNITY, THE X HAS BEEN IN EXISTENCE FOR 3 BILLION YEARS, SURVIVING MULTIPLE CONFLICTS BOTH INTERNAL & EXTERNAL. THERE ARE OVER 7200 X MEMBERS OPERATING AMONGST THE 3600 „SECTORS‟ OF THE UNIVERSE. IDENTIFY X.
  47. 47. GREEN LANTERN CORPS
  48. 48. Q 25. THIS IS AN AD FOR WHICH COMPANY ?

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