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Prelims for Rhetorica '12 - General Quiz

Prelims for Rhetorica '12 - General Quiz
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  • Rhetorica ’12General Quiz Prelims
  • On which political controversy is this photo-comic based?
  • Also knows as the “White Chapel Murderer” and “Leather Apron” was a serial killer mostactive around White Chapel district of London. It is said he got his most popular namefrom a letter written by someone, claiming to be the murderer. He was one of the earliestchild-bogeymans, and the name became a popular feature of most fiction workscentering around serial murder themes. Who am I talking about?
  • Which Indian company claims to be the first one to have completed a half century in terms ofcelebrity endorsements ? It’s first brand ambassador was actress Rekha, wayback in the year1974 and the 50th one was Mahendra Singh Dhoni in 2011.
  • The wikimedia foundation on 16th january announced to do a mass protest on January 18th byorganising a mass blackout for 24 hrs from 05:00 UTC on its English Wikipedia.Why is this protestorganised?
  • The CAG of India is an authority, established by the Constitution of India,who audits all receipts and expenditure of the Government of India and the state governments,including those of bodies and authorities substantially financed by the government. ExpandCAG.
  • Kalaalit Nunaat is one of the least populated countries in the world. Dependency is a muchbetter word to describe it though as it falls under the Kingdom of Denmark. However most of uswho speak English Language have known it by a more popular name. In fact Kalaalit Nunaattranslates to Land of the ________. How do we better know Kalaalit Nunaat as?
  • Which famous dance form is originally known as Raqs Sharqi?
  • We all know about Uncle Sam. How do we know his American Female counterpart?
  • With which philosophical or religious school would you mainly relateto with the above symbol?
  • With which famour personality’s road accident would you associate the Pont de lAlma roadtunnel?
  • Identify
  • In the Cricket World Cup 2011, Amul was the main sponsor of which team?
  • If Prancing Horse : Ferrari then Raging bull : ?
  • What does the Amazon logo stand for?
  • Which famous consulting firm was previously known as Andersen Consulting?
  • This organisation was involved in a controversy over its memberspersistent refusal to allow female membership well into the 1990s.Eventually, the govt. of that country intervened threatening to cutfunding on the grounds it was being sexist, ending 212 years of maleexclusivity.Name the organisation
  • Answers
  • On which political controversy is this photo-comic based?
  • Russian Presidential election controversy where it was discovered thatpolls were rigged as the actual voter turnout turned out to be 140%.
  • Also knows as the “White Chapel Murderer” and “LeatherApron” was a serial killer most active around WhiteChapel district of London. It is said he got his mostpopular name from a letter written by someone, claimingto be the murderer. He was one of the earliest child-bogeymans, and the name became a popular feature ofmost fiction works centering around serial murderthemes. Who am I talking about?
  • Jack the ripper
  • Which Indian company claims to be the first one to have completed a half century in terms ofcelebrity endorsements ? It’s first brand ambassador was actress Rekha, wayback in the year1974 and the 50th one was Mahendra Singh Dhoni in 2011.
  • Emami
  • The wikimedia foundation on 16th january announced a mass protest on January 18thby organising a mass blackout for 24 hrs from 05:00 UTC on its English Wikipedia. Whywas this protest organised?
  • Protest the SOPA and PIPA legislations.
  • The CAG of India is an authority, established by the Constitution of India,who audits all receipts and expenditure of the Government of India and the state governments,including those of bodies and authorities substantially financed by the government. ExpandCAG.
  • Comptroller and auditor general
  • Kalaalit Nunaat is one of the least populated countries in the world. Dependency is a muchbetter word to describe it though as it falls under the Kingdom of Denmark. However most of uswho speak English Language have known it by a more popular name. In fact Kalaalit Nunaattranslates to Land of the ________. How do we better know Kalaalit Nunaat as?
  • Greenland
  • Which famous dance form is originally known as Raqs Sharqi?
  • Belly Dance
  • We all know about Uncle Sam. How do we knowhis American Female counterpart?
  • Columbia
  • With which philosophical or religiousschool would you mainly relate towith the above symbol?
  • Toism
  • With which famous personality’s road accidentwould you associate the Pont de lAlma road tunnel?
  • Princess Diana
  • Identify
  • Towers of Hanoi
  • In the Cricket World Cup 2011, Amul was the main sponsor of which team?
  • Netherlands
  • If Prancing Horse : Ferrari then Raging bull : ?
  • Lamborghini
  • What does the Amazon logo stand for?
  • Sells all products from A-Z
  • Which famous consulting firm was previously known as Andersen Consulting?
  • Accenture
  • This organisation was involved in a controversy over its memberspersistent refusal to allow female membership well into the 1990s.Eventually, the govt. of that country intervened threatening to cutfunding on the grounds it was being sexist, ending 212 years of maleexclusivity.Name the organisation
  • Marylebone Cricket Club MCC