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Quiz March 2013 Answers

  1. 1. Monthly QuizMarch 2013 Page 1
  2. 2. Which interesting thingcan you deduce aboutour ex prime ministerMorarji Desai from thefact that he hadpresented 8 unionbudgets – two of thesewere on his birth day ? Page 2
  3. 3. His Birth Day wason 29th February Page 3
  4. 4. What is aWinchester shirt ? Page 4
  5. 5. The cuff and color are ofa different colour than thebody of the shirt. Usually white. Page 5
  6. 6. To Whom are YouCalling When You Dial 1947 ? Page 6
  7. 7. The Customer Service Representative ofUid Authority Of India Page 7
  8. 8. It was expected that theOxford word of 2012 wouldbe related to Olympics andseveral words gotshortlisted also – whichinclude ‘Bolting’ & ‘Jublympics’.What does these mean? Page 8
  9. 9. Bolting refers tothe victory poseof Usain Bolt.Queen’s Diamond Jubileeand Olympics is consideredtogether as Jublimpics. Page 9
  10. 10. Introduced in November2000, this 177mmX73mmentity have the feature‘Windowed Security Thread’& Latent Image. Its themeis ‘Economy of India’.What is It? Page 10
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  12. 12. He used to sell soda in thefootball grounds. Eventually hehad got chance to play &proved himself such a way thatstatisticians put his name justafter Davide Gualtieri of SanMarino & Hakan Şükür ofTurkey while ranking for aparticular parameter. Identify this Arjuna Awardeeperson. Page 12
  13. 13. Inivalappil Mani Vijayan 3rd fastest internationalscorer (12 sce Vs BHUTAN)Davide Gualtieri is the fastest ( 8.3 sec vs ENG) & Hakan Şükür is the second fastest (10.2 sec vs S Korea) Page 13
  14. 14. Boeing, the US aircraftmanufacturer claimed that anew missile, ‘CHAMP’, wastested which can collapse acountry without causing any physical harm to people. HOW ? Page 14
  15. 15. It can permanentlyblackout the electronics of the country Page 15
  16. 16. What is so special about it? Page 16
  17. 17. The Fairy Queen (1855) is theworlds oldest steamlocomotive in regular operation,plying betweenthe Indian capital of NewDelhi and Alwar , in Rajasthanwith two compartments. It wascertified by the Guinness Bookof Records in 1998, after beingrestored to haul a luxury train inorder to boost tourism inRajasthan. Page 17
  18. 18. AirAsia, with a joint venture withTata Sons & TelestraTradeplace, will become the firstforeign carrier that will enter theaviation sector of India after theGovernment allow foreigncarriers to have 49 percentstake in the domestic airlines.Which Country does Air Asiabelong to? Page 18
  19. 19. I A Y S L A AM Page 19
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  22. 22. This Country was formed when SIX British Self-governingColonies, which include Tasmania & Victoria, federated into One Nation on the 1st JAN 1901. The Supreme Governing authority of the nation is Queen Elizabeth II. The country will host the 2015 Asian Cup Football Tournament. Which Country? Page 22
  23. 23. AUSTRALIA Page 23
  24. 24. After sleeping at night on4th October 1582, whenpeople waked up nextmorning, they find thatwas 15th October.Why? Page 24
  25. 25. Gregorian Calendar wasintroduced replacing JulianCalendar.Julian System Assumed ayear in 365.25 days while itwas actually 11 minutesshorter. Page 25
  26. 26. CONNECT Page 26
  27. 27. Amartya Sen, Gayetri Devi &The Founder of ISI, P C Mahalanabish were EX Vishwabharati.M M Singh is the chancellor of Viswabharati. Page 27
  28. 28. Shad Begum of Pakistanwas one of the recipients of2012 International Womenof Courage Award. Who is the other recipient of this award in 2013 along with Tsering Woese (Tibet),Elena Milashina and Razan Zeitunah(RUS) ? Page 28
  29. 29. The 23-year-old paramedical student whowas gangraped in a moving bus in New Delhi on 16 December 2012 Page 29
  30. 30. What has been wiped Out ? The The Official OfficialXXX Car ofXXX Car ofBollywoodBollywoodSince 1984Since 1984 Page 30
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  32. 32. According to theEnvironmental Performance Index (EPI), which State of our Country was ranked32th , i.e. the Worst position among all States & Union Territories in 2012 ? Page 32
  33. 33. DELHI Page 33
  34. 34. Name The TOY Page 34
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  36. 36. Finance Minister Mr. P Chidambaram has announced a Women’sbank in India in the union Budget, 2013. Whichcountry created the FirstWomen Bank, way back in 1989 ? Page 36
  37. 37. A N S T K IP A Page 37
  38. 38. Identify the Movie from the picture hint Page 38
  39. 39. b Page 39
  40. 40. Ben Afflect, the Actor, Producer& Director of ARGO, has beenmarried to Jennifer Garner since2005. Before his marriage, acontroversy called ‘Bennifer’attracted world widemedia attention.What the controversywas about? Page 40
  41. 41. His Relationship with Jennifer Lopez Page 41
  42. 42. How would you connectthe movie with a Well Known Corporate Group Which have nothing to do with the Film? Page 42
  43. 43. Life’s Good isthe Tagline of Page 43
  44. 44. In the latest ranking release by BWF on JAN2013, who has achieved her career best second rank with80091.7444 points while Li Xuerui holds the top rank with 94626.7153 points? Page 44
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  46. 46. Identify the LOGO Page 46
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  48. 48. Identify the personWith Indira Gandhi Page 48
  49. 49. Indra Kumar Gujral Page 49
  50. 50. After his Post Graduation inMedia Management, he joinedTOI & took responsible part in there-launch of the Bengalore Editionof the TOI in 1996. Later heworked for the Walt Disney Groupalso. He is a regular guestspeaker at several B‐schools.How do we better know thisperson who is the recipient ofSeven Limca Book of Records ? Page 50
  51. 51. PICKBRAIN Page 51

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