Ans• Astérix at the Olympic Games (French: Astérix aux Jeux Olympiques)• "Tony" Parker is a French professional basketball player.• Amélie Mauresmo• Alain Delon is a César Award-winning French actor-plays Julius Caesar!• Gérard Depardieu-plays Obelix• Jean-Pierre Cassel- plays Getafix• Clovis Cornillac-plays Asterix
Ans• A sample of Shortest and longest place names• Å (population 150) is a tiny fishing hamlet in the Lofoten Islands, a granite chain in north- west Norway, in the Arctic circle• WALES boasts a village called Llanfair-pwllgwyn-gyllgo-gerychwyrn-drobwll -llanty-silio-gogogoch (58 letters), which in E
Ans• Remastered CD versions of the Pink Floyd album Atom Heart Mother contain a card of "Breakfast Tips". On one side is a recipe for a "Traditional Bedouin Wedding Feast", detailing the stuffing of a chicken inside of a lamb, which is stuffed inside a goat, which is then stuffed inside a camel, and cooked over a charcoal fire
AnsNorman Gilbert Pritchard• First Indian athlete to participate in the Olympic Games• Won two silver medals in the 200 meter sprint and 200 meter hurdles in the 1900 Paris Olympic Games• Secretary of the Indian Football Associationfrom 1900 to 1902• Acted in 26 plays and 27 movies, having made his big screen debut in silent movies with After Dark in 1915 and ending with Tonight at Twelve released in 1929
7• Frank Kelly Freas’ illustration of the cover of Astounding Science Fiction (Oct 1953).• What was ripped off from it?
Ans• Two members of the rock group Queen asked Mr. Freas to reprise the image with band members in the robots hand.
• Bronze statue of Paparazzo in Bratislava• In the 1960 film La Dolce Vita directed by Federico Fellini, one of the characters in the film is a news photographer named Paparazzo
9.Identify the sportWoman Playing ___ (Tang Dynasty 744 Published in 1951. No 7. in Observer Sportc.), discovered at the Astana Graves Monthly’s 50 Best books on Sports
Ans• Go (weiqi in Chinese, igo in Japanese, baduk in Korean), is an ancient board game for two players that originated in China more than 2,000 years ago.
10• How did George Best’s memoir get its name?
AnsAccording to an interview :• Sir Michael Parkinson (English broadcaster, journalist and author ):What was the nearest amount of time, beforeor after a game, that you ever had sex, George?• George Best :Er...It was in half time, I think....
11. The first strip of 4 pics have something in common to the second strip of 2 pics
Ans• Madhumati (1958) inspiring the Hollywood film The Reincarnation of Peter Proud (1975), which in turn inspired the Bollywood film Karz (1980), which in turn influenced another Hollywood film Chances Are (1989).• The 1975 film Chhoti Si Baat is believed to have inspired Hitch (2005), which in turn inspired the Bollywood film Partner (2007).
AnsAll having Geographical Indication (GI) statusfrom India• Thanjavur Painting• Assamese Muga Silk• Basmati Rice• Darjeeling Tea• Bikaneri Bhujia
19. a)ID the cartoonist b) Claim to fame of this cartoon
Ans• Benjamin Franklins "Join or Die", which depicts a snake whose severed parts represent the Colonies, is acknowledged as the first political cartoon in America.
20. Which common phrase in English originated from this event depicted?• Rembrandts Belshazzars Feast (1635)Or- Mene, Mene, Tekel u-Pharsin (literally "numbered, weighed, divided.“)
Last Question was dedicated to The Wall. So long Dravid !
Ans : The phrase "the writing is on the wall" is now apopular idiom for "something bad is about to happen".• It originates from the Biblical book of Daniel chapter 5 in which the fingers of a supernatural hand write a mysterious message in the presence of Belshazzar, king of Babylon, who is meanwhile drinking at a major feast. It is revealed by Daniel that the writing foretells the demise of the Babylonian Empire and the story concludes with the Medes and the Persians killing the king and capturing Babylon (wiki)