IEEE-MSIT X-quizite 2011. Finals - round 1

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IEEE-MSIT X-quizite 2011. Finals - round 1

  1. 1. Final Round CitiusWelcome to the Jungle.
  2. 2. Q-1 The flag of which country?
  3. 3. South Sudan
  4. 4. *Q-2. X wrote only one opera, Fidelio, a fiercelyhumanistic opera. He worked on it for 11 years,revising it over and over again. It was produced in1805. ID X.
  5. 5. Beethoven
  6. 6. Q-3.Originally a sleepy mining town, X becamefamous in India in owing to its connection witha nationally broadcast radio service Y.A large number of song requests on the Yprogrammes would come from X. Younglisteners from this town would compete amongthemselves to send out the most song requestsin a day or month.Identify X and Y.
  7. 7. X: Jhumri Telaiya Y: All India Radio
  8. 8. *Q-4. X was a leading politician andJournalist. X was publishing leadingnewspapers from Lucknow. He was an alumniof London School of Economics.X married Y in 1942.Ys father opposed their marriage andapproached Z to dissuade the young couplebut to no avail. Both the sons of X are immortalized inMumbai.Identify X, Y, Ys father and Z.
  9. 9. X: Feroze Gandhi Z: Mahatma Gandhi Y’s Father: JawarharlalY: Indira Gandhi Nehru
  10. 10. Q-5. The logo and mascots of what event?
  11. 11. Asian Games 2014
  12. 12. *Q-6. "Alexander, Caesar, Charlemagne, and I have founded empires. But on what did we rest the creations of our genius? Upon force. Jesus Christ founded his empire upon love; and at this hour millions of men would die for him. " Identify the speaker.
  13. 13. Napoleon Bonaparte
  14. 14. *Q-7. Identify this cricketer.
  15. 15. Eric Hollies - an English cricketer, who is remembered for taking the wicket of Don Bradman for a duck when 4 runs were required by him to have a test average of 100. Don Bradman is bowled for a duck by Eric Hollies
  16. 16. Q-8.Schindler’s ListLetters from Iwo JimaSaving Private RyanThe Colour PurpleRaiders of the Lost ArkMunichClose encounters of the Third KindThe Sugarland Express(An in-exhaustive list)All these movies have been directed by?
  17. 17. Steven Spielberg
  18. 18. *Q-9. Apart from being our independenceday, 15th August is also the birth day of avery eminent philosopher, teacher andfreedom fighter. Name him.
  19. 19. Aurobindo Ghosh
  20. 20. Q-10. X originated when ingredients for theproduction of Coca-Cola became difficult to importinto Nazi Germany during World War II. As aresult, Max Keith, the man in charge of Coca-ColaDeutschland during the Second World War, decided tocreate a new product for the German market, usingonly ingredients available in Germany at thetime, including ’whey’ and ’pomace’ – the "leftovers ofleftovers", as Keith later recalled. The name was theresult of a brief brainstorming session, which startedwith Keith exhorting his team to "use theirimagination" , to which one of his salesmen, JoeKnipp, immediately retorted “X!”
  21. 21. Fanta

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