5.This is a part of Amargosa Range located in east of Death Valley National Park in the U.S.A noted for its erotional landscape. It is composed of sediments from Furnace Creek Lake, which dried up 5 million years ago — long before Death Valley came into existence. The location was named after Christian Brevoort ________,(picture RHS) vice-president and general manager of the Pacific Coast Borax Company in the early 20th century. Name this geographical entity.
**6. I had been thinking of a subject for a novel about someone suffering enforced sainthood. Recently a severe drought had dried up Krishnarajasagar, an enormous reservoir feeding channels that irrigated thousands of acres ,had become dry and its bed, a hundred and fifty feet deep, was now exposed to the sky with fissures and cracks, revealing an ancient submerged temple. As a desperate measure, the municipal council organized a prayer for rains. A group of Brahmins stood knee-deep in water on the dry bed of kaveri, fasted, prayed and chanted mantras continuously for eleven days. On the twelfth day it rained, and brought relief to the countryside. This was really the starting point of ________ . Id the literary work.
7. Who is the only film actor/actress had won the Jnanpith Award?
8.This is a traditional French stewed vegetable dish, originating in Nice. It is usually served as a side dish, but also may be served as a meal on its own (accompanied by pasta, rice or bread). Tomatoes are a key ingredient, with garlic, onions, aubergine, bell peppers, marjoram and basil, or bay leaf and thyme, or a mix of green herbs like herbes de Provence. Id. this French dish.
9.The film is based on a book written by author and poet Chandra Shekhar Prem, from Himachal Pradesh. It was partly based on his life story. He was a struggling poet in the 1950s at the time and took the book to Bollywood. He sold the story and its rights for Rs.500, so was never given any credit for his work. He went on to publish many books in Hindi and Urdu he was never recognized as the true author of this work. He died in 2002. Film was later remade in Telugu as Mallepoovu (1975). Which film?
*10. David Selznick once began to get visions of an Indian version of Anna Karenina in which ‘X’ would play Vronskky opposite his wife Jennifer Jones. Though ‘X’-- an Indian film personality politely rejected the offer. Id. ‘X’.
11.On the 08 of June 2005, at Azadi stadiumMohammad Nostari headed the all important goal in the 47th minute of the match against Bahrain. What’s the filmi context?
12.His present directorial venture isthe remake of a 80’s cult movie. Id. the movie.
15.CHARLIE CHAPLIN ONCE PLANNED AFILM, TITLED, “SHADOW ANDSUBSTANCE” BY INTRODUCING A NEWHEROINE. BUT EVEN AFTER COMPLETINGTHE SCRIPT,HE SHELVED THE PROJECTAS THE HEROINE WAS NOW RELUCTANTTO ACT IN FILMS. THE FILM HAS NEVERBEEN SEEN THE LIGHT BUT MOREIMPORTANTLY THAT ACTRESS NEVERACTED AGAIN. WHO IS THIS LADY ?
16. Lee J. Cobb E. G. Marshall Martin Balsam Jack Warden John Fiedler Jack Klugman Edward Binns Joseph Sweeney Ed Begley George Voskovec Robert Webber ? Complete the list.
Micheal Caine was named after “The Caine Mutiny”
25. He appeared in numerous television serials in Doordarshan like Chanakya, Bharat Ek Khoj, Sara Jahan Hamara, Banegi Apni Baat, "AnooGoonj“.Mira Nair offered him a cameo in Salaam Bombay (1988) though his role was edited out in the final film. In the 1991 he appeared in Tapan Sinha’s Ek Doctor Ki Maut .Mahesh Bhatt gave him big break in “Kasoor”(2001).He has received Padmashree in 2011.Who?
Real-life charecters played by Meryl Streep. KAREN SILKWOOD (Silkwood, 1983) KAREN BLIXEN (Out of Africa, 1985) LINDY CHAMBERLAIN (A Cry in the Dark, 1988) ROBERTA GUASPARI (The Music of the Heart, 1999) JULIA CHILD (Julie & Julia, 2009) Margaret Thatcher(The Iron Lady 2011)
27. E. M. Stuart in 1953,had been credited with the original idea for creating X. Stuart proposed the X as a means to "maintain the glory of a community whose name means glamour and excitement in the four corners of the world .” What is X?
28.Id. the singer and whichBollywood song copied from it?