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Headrush Mains held on 20th August,Saturday. ---By Chinmay Maheshwari

Headrush Mains held on 20th August,Saturday. ---By Chinmay Maheshwari

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  • 1. HEADRUSH MEGA QUIZ
    PRELIMS
  • 2.
  • 3. 1.
    Where would you normally see this written in latin?
    “ Never tickle a sleeping dragon “
  • 4. Hogwarts Motto
    Draco dormiensnunquamtitillandus 
  • 5. 2.
    They are small-bodied, thin men and women. The head was made of Perspex with three holes on the top of the head for breathing, no eyes or mouth , and the body was a separate outfit created with foam and fibre to create thin legs and arms.
    What ?
  • 6. ZOO ZOOS
  • 7. 3.
    His job description : An IT Procurement manager with the Specialization “ Statistical Analysis and Data Reconfiguration’. Jokingly once referred to as a transposter or an accountant. He also coined a couple of Office Slang Words ( WENUS and ANUS). He hated his job, and eventually quit to become a freelance writer, specifically comics. Who is he?
  • 8. CHANDLER BING
  • 9. 4.
    BSE : Dalal Street
    LSE : Thogmornton Street
    ___ : Wall Street
    Fill in the Blank.
  • 10. NYSE
    New York Street Exchange
  • 11. 5.
    In 2009, at the O2 Arena, this artist announced that he would perform 10 concert performances as part of a comeback. He also suggested possible retirement after these shows . I quote “ I just wanted to say that these will be my final show performances in London. When I say ‘ _____ ______ _____ ‘ , it really means ‘ ______ _____ _____ ‘ . “ Fill in the blanks .
  • 12. Michael Jackson
    The answer is ‘ This is it’ . The name of the tour .
  • 13. 6.
    Known speakers Mark Victor Hansen and Jack Canfield finally agreed, after years of continuous audience requests, that they will put together their stories in a book. Plus they will also reach out to others and ask for contributions of tales of ordinary people doing extraordinary things. They seemed stuck on what to call their book, when Jack visualized the image of his grandmother’s _____ and remembered how she told him it would cure anything in the body. The book would have the same powers for the soul. What was the book eventually titled?
  • 14. Chicken Soup For the Soul
  • 15. 7.
    X, originated in Lucknow began as a type of white-on-white (or whitework) embroidery. Traditionally, white threads were used on semi-transparent muslin cloth. However, with the advent of newer fabric types, and changing demands and fashions, Xis now also being done on a variety of fabrics including synthetic ones. Xis also available now in various colours. Sequin work is also done on the fabrics along with X to give it an exquisite and glittering look. Identify X .
  • 16. Chikankari
  • 17. 8.
    History. One of the most famous couples in Indian history. Their popular names literally mean ‘ Conqueror of The World ‘ And ‘ Light of the World’, in their language. Who?
  • 18. Jahangir and NoorJahaan
  • 19. 9.
    ‘ Asmaallah al-Husna’, or ‘ The 99 Most Beautiful Names of God’ are the names by which Muslims regard Allah, with each name representing a specific attribute. These names are always listed in a particular order. When this famous person converted to Islam, he chose the first name on the list, which means ‘ merciful’. Who?
  • 20. AR Rahman
  • 21. 10.
    Food. Think.
    Which very popular sweet in India gets its name because it is too similar to ice in appearance ?
  • 22. Barfi !
  • 23. 11.
    Mythology. In the epic Mahabharata, Draupadi is known by her father’s name, Drupad, and hence the name Draupadi is dervied. Her real first name is something else, which she shared with another character in the epic, meaning ‘ dark’ or ‘black’. What name?
  • 24. Krishna
  • 25. 12. Identify the singer
  • 26. The legendary Mukesh
  • 27. 13.
    This song has appeared in Shrek, and after that it became really famous. I want the name of the band.
  • 28. Smashmouth
    A New York based rock band.
  • 29. 14. Identify
  • 30. Tasmanian Devil
    TAZZ !
  • 31. 15. What is the subject of this film? Observe.
  • 32. John Keats
    A thing of Beauty is a Joy Forever 
  • 33. 16.
    X is an Indian entrepreneur. He currently serves as the Chairman of the new Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI), after a successful career at Infosys Technologies Ltd. He is also now heading Government of India's technology committee, TAGUP.
    Who is X..
  • 34. NandanNilekani
  • 35. 17.Name this 9000-ton cargo ship that was stuck near Mumbai's Juhu Beach for about 2 weeks in the month of june
  • 36. MV Wisdom
  • 37. 18.
    This initiative by the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC or FCCC), aimed at fighting global warming. IT was an international environmental treaty with the goal of achieving the "stabilization of greenhouse gas concentrations in the atmosphere at a level that would prevent dangerous anthropogenic interference with the climate system. The only significant remaining signatory not to have given a consent to the protocol is the United States. Name this protocol.
  • 38. Kyoto Protocol
  • 39. 19.
    Swami,Ramanujan,Muniya,Kamakshi,Dr Raman and Thanappa are characters of which Indian classic TV series?
  • 40. Malgudi Days 
  • 41. 20.
    Born as Shamsher Raj, He is the founder and chairman of Internet Users Community of India (IUCI) and has been influential in setting up internet organizations like the Ethical Hackers Association. But, he is famous for his work in a completely different field. Who?
  • 42. The Yahoooo Man. ShammiKapoor.