Jishnu's Quiz


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Jishnu's Quiz

  1. 1. What's going on?
  2. 2. Identiy the route
  3. 3. What's being depicted?
  4. 4. Identify the place
  5. 5. Connect <ul><li>Cone, kitten, prism, spool, wedge, puppy, teletop, tinkatop, stiletto </li></ul>
  6. 6. Fill in the blank <ul><li>I would say that of all my books ____ has left me with the most pleasurable afterglow—perhaps because it is the purest of all, the most abstract and carefully contrived. I am probably responsible for the odd fact that people don't seem to name their daughters ____ any more. I have heard of young female poodles being given that name since 1956, but of no human beings. </li></ul>
  7. 7. What's X? <ul><li>In 2009, A promoted the X as a global tourism destination with a website encouraging people worldwide to apply for The Best Job In The World, to be a &quot;Caretaker of the Islands&quot; to &quot;house-sit&quot; the islands of the X for half a year </li></ul><ul><li>Job benefits included a large salary, free lodging in a multi-million dollar villa, and transportation there and around the islands. </li></ul>
  8. 8. <ul><li>5972 “Olton Hall” is a 4-6-0 Hall class locomotive built in April,1937 and withdrawn in December, 1963. How do we know it better today? </li></ul>
  9. 9. Name X <ul><li>X is supposed to have been invented by Bhima (one of the Pandava brothers) during his Agnaathavaasa. According to the legend, when Ballav (Bhima's name during this time) assumed his duties as the cook in the kitchen of Virata, did not know how to cook. One of the first things he did was to chop up many different vegetables, boil them together and top the dish with grated coconut </li></ul>
  10. 10. Connect <ul><li>Oregano, Fenugreek, Sesame, Chilly, Coriander, Saffron, Mint, Fennel, Cardamom, Pepper, Dill, Rosemary, Basil, Thyme, Mustard, Clove, Anise, Tamarind, Cinnamon </li></ul>
  11. 11. Name the cocktail <ul><li>Ingredients </li></ul><ul><li>1 oz. Creme de Menthe, green </li></ul><ul><li>1/2 oz. Liqueur, banana </li></ul><ul><li>1/2 oz. Rum, overproof/151 proof </li></ul><ul><li>1 oz. Grenadine </li></ul><ul><li>Mixing Instructions </li></ul><ul><li>The true X is grenadine at the bottom, creme de menthe in the middle, and 151 plus creme de bananna, so it makes the red, green and yellow of the Jamaican flag. Light it on fire, stick a straw down to the bottom and finish it! </li></ul>
  12. 12. <ul><li>Around the year 500 BC hanno the navigator, a Carthaginian explorer, went on an expedition to the west African coast. There they encountered “a savage people, the greater part of whom were women, whose bodies were hairy, and whom our interpreters called _____” </li></ul><ul><li>This is the origin of the word, which isn't really used to refer to women these days </li></ul>
  13. 13. <ul><li>An August 2007 article in the Current Science journal estimated the money value of the savings accrued as a result of this change would be in the range of Rs 1000 crore every year,due to reduction in energy consumption upto 16% of what it is now. The authors also claim this might help in reducing the number of road accidents. What? </li></ul>
  14. 14. Ad for which product?
  15. 15. Identify the place
  16. 16. Connect
  17. 17. The route?
  18. 18. Name X <ul><li>Canning Highway is a mostly 4 lane single carriageway major arterial road in Perth, Western Australia. The speed limit is 60 km/h. It is located south of the Swan River and links Perth with Fremantle, running between The Causeway in Victoria Park and Queen Victoria Street in Fremantle. </li></ul><ul><li>Because the Raffles Hotel on Canning Highway is at the bottom of a very steep hill, the intersection there has seen so many road crashes the road became known as X </li></ul>
  19. 19. Which island? <ul><li>This island lay on the one of the mediterranean trade routes. It was a small island known mainly inside trade circles. However, the island shot to fame around 1844 for completely differene reasons. </li></ul>
  20. 20. What are the zig zags known as?