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In 2008, The Times ranked
him sixth on a list of "The
50 greatest British writers
since 1945".Forbes ranked
him the 5th top-earning
dead celebrity in 2009.
The picture shown here is
his personal symbol or
Who is he?
Other names for this term include ten
duotrigintillion on the short scale, ten thousand
sexdecillion on the long scale, or ten sexdecilliard on
the Peletier long scale.
The term was coined in 1938 by 9-year-old Milton
Sirotta, nephew of American mathematician Edward
Kasner. Kasner popularized the concept in his 1940
Give me the term.
X is an unfocused or unconscious drawing made while a
person's attention is otherwise occupied. Xs are simple
drawings that can have concrete representational
meaning or may just be abstract shapes.
The word X first appeared in the early 17th century to
mean a fool or simpleton. It may derive from the
German word, meaning simpleton (literally "nightcap").
What is the
claim to fame of
a former Croatia
Tihana Nemcic became the first woman to be
appointed coach of a men’s club.
This tournament was conceived during the
1959-60 season to mark the completion of
25 years of the Ranji Trophy and sees the
previous year's Ranji Trophy winners take
on a Rest of India side. The competition was
named after X who was associated with the
Indian board from its inception in 1928 until
his death in 1970.
Name the tournament.
The competition was named after the late Zal Irani,
X Diego José Francisco de Paula
Juan Nepomuceno María de los
Remedios Cipriano de la
Santísima Trinidad Ruiz y Y.
Give me X & Y.
Pablo Diego José Francisco de Paula
Juan Nepomuceno María de los
Remedios Cipriano de la Santísima
Trinidad Ruiz y Picasso is his birth
At first this city was named as Chandrala which
comes under the family of Gajapathis which means
victory and later Legends have it that this was the
place where Arjuna was blessed by Shiva, on
Indrakiladri Hill. In another legend it is stated that
Goddesses Durga killed the demon and relaxed in
this place for some time. As she was victorious ,the
place got the name .The city is also popularly known
by its historic name Bezawada. In Indian Railways'
assigning railway station code it is still use as "BZA”,
the shortened form of Bezawada. Which city?
This word means "the country of the
a Hindu legend, Shiva descended
as linga on three mountains
namely, Kaleshwaram, Srisailam and D
raksharama, which marked the
boundaries of the Trilinga desa. Which
word ,again attain its importance on
30th July, 2013?
A narrow gauge railway (or narrow gauge
railroad) is a railway that has a track gauge
narrower than the 1,435 mm (4 ft 8 1⁄2 in) of
standard gauge railways. Most existing narrow
between 610 mm (2 ft) and 1,067 mm (3 ft 6 in).
Give me a well known Indian example of Narrow
Sevasadanam or Seva Sadan is a 1938 Tamil
film directed by K. Subramanyam. It is one of
the early Tamil films to be set in a
contemporary social setting and to advocate
reformist social policies.
Which famous Indian’s movie debut was
Born as Dhanpat Rai Srivastav, he
began writing under the pen name
"Nawab Rai", but subsequently
switched to XY.
X is a Persian word originally the name
of a contractor, writer or secretary, later
used in Mughal Empire and British
India of the native language teachers or
secretaries employed by Europeans. It
became a surname to those people
whose ancestors had received this title.
In modern Persian this word is also used
to address clerks and secretaries, so they
also use it as their surname.
_____was a weekly radio countdown show of
top filmi songs from Hindi cinema listened to by
millions of Hindi music lovers, that was broadcast
on Radio Ceylon from 1952 to 1988 and then shifted
to Vividh Bharati service of All India Radio network
in 1989 where it ran till 1994. It was the first radio
countdown show of Indian film songs, and has been
quoted as being the most popular radio program
in India during its run. It was sponsored by an oral
hygiene brand owned by Dabur, from where it got
What am I talking about?
James "Jim" Bowie was a
American pioneer soldier,
smuggler, slave trader, and
land speculator, who played
culminating in his death at
the Battle of the Alamo.
what commonly used item is
named after him?
Saraswatichandra is a Gujarati novel by Govardhanram
Madhavaram Tripathi set in set in 19thcentury feudalism in India. It is a widely read piece
of Gujarati literature. The Hindi film Saraswatichandra,
released in 1968, was based on this novel, as is the
2013 television series of the same name . Question is who
made his TV debut with this series Saraswatichandra ?
21. He is the man behind which popular
Senanayake) MP is a Sri Lankan politician, activist. Rosy
Senanayake has served as the Sri Lankan High
Commissioner for Malaysia and was a Goodwill
Ambassador for the United Nations Population Fund. She has
been an activist on several issues and an active figure in the
opposition gaining much lime light. Question is how did she
make news in 1985 across the globe?
Shatranj Ke Khilari
The film, released in 1977, was based
on Munshi Premchand’s short story of
the same name and was narrated
by Amitabh Bachchan.
Benjamin Sinclair "Ben" Johnson is
a Canadian former sprinter, who won
two Olympic bronze medals and an
consecutive 100 metres world
records at the 1987 World
Championships in Athletics and
the 1988 Summer Olympics, but he
was disqualified for doping, losing
the Olympic title and both records. In
1999, Johnson made headlines
again . How ?
when it was revealed that he had been hired
by Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi to act as
a football coach for his son, Al-Saadi Gaddafi, who
aspired to join an Italian football club. Al-Saadi
ultimately did join an Italian team but was sacked
after one game when he failed a drug test. Johnson's
publicist in Canada had predicted in The Globe and
Mail that his training of the young Gaddafi would
earn Johnson a Nobel Peace Prize.
X organization is an independent arbiter on branding. Its
membership programmes pay tribute to the world's leading
brands, as selected by experts and consumers. The organization
also publishes a series of brand-focused books and publications.
X has launched its programs in many key global markets and
has publications in over 86 countries. X was founded by
advertising executive Marcel Knobil in London in 1994. It began
as a radio show on GLR (now BBC Radio London), which was
aimed at giving ordinary customers an insight into the
significant brands that touched their lives. Due to the success of
the show the X organization was founded in 1995.
What is X.
Originally designed for
the Macintosh computer, the initial release
was called "Presenter", developed by Dennis
Austin and Thomas Rudkin of Forethought
Inc. In 1987, it was renamed to X due to
problems with trademarks, the idea for the
name coming from Robert Gaskins.
What is it?
31. Which Indian organization gets its motto
from this verse of Madbhagawat Gita?
Indian Air Force
The Motto of Indian Air Force has been taken from
eleventh chapter of the Gita, the Discourse given by Lord
Krishna to Arjuna on the battlefield of Kurukshetra
during the Great War of Mahabharata. The Lord is
showing His Supreme Divine form to Arjuna and the
great form of the Lord is reaching the sky with glory,
evoking fear and loss of self-control in the mind of
The Indian Air Force, similarly, aims to overwhelm the
adversaries with application of aerospace power in
defence of the nation
Raj Bahadur was the driver of the routes 10 and 10 A in
the days when his most famous friend worked as a bus
conductor. The bus route was from Srinagara to
Majestick and it is said that the two friends had a gala
time in those days.
Bahadur knew about his friend's desire to act in films,
and encouraged him to pursue his dream. In fact, it was
he who helped him go to Chennai and study at the Adyar
Film Institute. Bahadur always gave half of his salary to
his dearest friend so that he can pursue his dream.
Who is Bahadur’s most famous friend?
What was founded by
this gentleman along
with his friend Vijay
K. Thadani in 1981,
which they named as
a tribute to their
alma mater ?
NIIT was established in the year 1981
by Rajendra S. Pawar and Vijay K. Thadani,
graduates from IIT.
Al Waleed bin Talal bin Abdulaziz al
Saud is a Saudi Arabian businessman
and investor. He is a member of
the Saudi royal family. In March
2013, Forbes listed Al Waleed as the
26th-richest man in the world, with
an estimated net worth of US $20
Billion. Prince al Waleed disputes
the Forbes valuation, and believes his
wealth to be $26 billion.
Question is he was the
first individual to
Al Waleed was the first individual to purchase
an Airbus A380 and was due to take delivery of it in
the spring of 2013, but it was sold before delivery.
35. Which country is named after the
desert shown in the backdrop of the song.
X was raised in the city of Y where has parents owned X
Enterprises, employing some 170,000 people. When X was a
young boy he witnessed the tragic murder of his parents, by
the criminal Joe Chill, late one night after leaving a theater
(where the movie "Zorro" was playing). He was put in the
custody of the X family butler, Alfred Pennyworth. He grew up
enraged and traumatized by his parents death. Years later
when X was in his early 20's, he took to crime fighting as a way
to deal with his anger, as well as avenge his parents. One
evening whilst brooding over his inability to intimidate
criminals, a bird came flying through the window of his study
at stately X Manor.
What happened next and who is X?
This event sparked the idea of donning a frightening bat-like
costume. The concept of a bat-themed suit resonated with Bruce
due to his childhood fear of bats and the memory of his father
wearing a bat costume to a masquerade party.
This fictional food item made appearances in many films
Death Proof, Four Rooms, Pulp
Fiction , Reservoir Dogs, From Dusk Till Dawn , The
Adventures of Sharkboy and Lavagirl in 3-D . The
packaging of it was created by Jerry Martinez.
Since the name's use in films, some restaurants have
referenced it in either their name or that of a product.
Which fictional brand am I talking about?
The path of the righteous man is beset on all sides by the
inequities of the selfish and the tyranny of evil men.
Blessed is he who, in the name of charity and good will,
shepherds the weak through the valley of darkness, for he
is truly his brother’s keeper and the finder of lost children.
And I will strike down upon thee with great vengeance and
furious anger those who attempt to poison and destroy my
brothers. And you will know my name is the Lord when I
lay my vengeance upon you.
The above paragraph has been taken from Bible Ezekiel
Where in Pop culture you get to listen this verse ?
Which famous type of Shawl gets
its name from the needle, used to
weave that? It has GI too.
The Kani shawls are woven with special
wooden needles called Kanis, hence the name
The caduceus ("herald's staff“) is the staff carried
by Hermes in Greek mythology. The same staff was
also borne by heralds in general, for example by Iris,
the messenger of Hera. It is a short staff entwined by
two serpents, sometimes surmounted by wings. In
Roman iconography it was often depicted being
carried in the left hand of Mercury, the messenger of
the gods, guide of the dead and protector of
merchants, shepherds, gamblers, liars, and thieves.
In modern days where we can see caduceus
She is known by the names
Ṣoḍaśī ("Sixteen"), Lalitā ("She
and Rājarājeśvarī ("Queen of
Queens, Supreme Ruler"), is one of
the group of ten goddesses of
Hindu belief, collectively
called Mahavidyas. As Shodashi,
she is represented as a sixteenyear-old girl, and is believed to
embody sixteen types of desire.
Question is which Indian state is
named after this goddess ?
She is Tripura Sundari and the state is Tripura
44.Devi Durga stands on a lion in a fearless pose of
“________”signifying assurance of freedom from fear.
The universal mother seems to be saying to all her
devotees: "Surrender all actions and duties onto me.
and I shall release thee from all fears"
Rakesh Batra- the director.
Irfan Khan- the lead actor.
Central committee of Mumbai Dabbawala
the song- the lunchbox by Marilyn Manson
What is the connecting theme – Lilith or
Ranjith in all Abrahamic religions, Yhi in
Australian Aboriginal mythology, Mannus in
historical Germanic paganism, Epimetheus
for the Greeks, Tokahe from the Lakota
mythology and Malakas and Maganda in the
They are all the names of first man or woman,
or both, in their respective mythologies.
Which ladies garment (widely
used) is named after this kind of
X is a French word which is derived
from decolleter, meaning to reveal the neck or,
more literally, "without a collar". The term was
first used in English literature sometime before
1831.In strict usage, X is the neckline
extending about two handbreadths from the
base of the neck down, front and back.
Give me the term or the garment in the
Gina Lollobrigida, in her famous décolleté dress, 1960.
X is headgear that is used to lead
or tie up livestock and,
occasionally, other animals; it fits
behind the ears (behind the poll),
and around the muzzle. To handle
the animal, usually a lead
rope or lead shank is attached. On
smaller animals, such as dogs,
a leash is attached to the X.
What is X.
Margaretha Geertruida "M'greet" Zelle MacLeod is her real
At 18, Margaretha answered an advertisement in a Dutch
newspaper placed by Dutch Colonial Army Captain Rudolf
MacLeod ,who was living in the then Dutch East
Indies (now Indonesia) and was looking for a wife. Margaretha
married Rudolf in Amsterdam on 11 July 1895.
The Fries Museum in Leeuwarden, Netherlands exhibits a room
in her name or honour. Included in the exhibit are two of her
personal scrapbooks and an oriental rug embroidered with the
footsteps of her fan dance.
How do we know her better ?
X is noteworthy for being one of the most successfully
constructed languages in history. It was first detailed by L.L.
Zamenhof in his book, Unua Libro, in 1887, published under
the pseudonym Doktoro X. The word “X” means “one who
hopes” in the language. Today, it is estimated that there are
between one hundred thousand and two million fluent X
speakers, and between 200-2000 native speakers. Both Google
and Wikipedia provide services in X. It is the language of
instruction at the Akademio Internacia de la Sciencoj in San
Marino. Its structure is heavily influenced by the IndoEuropean languages, and its vocabulary is mostly derived from
the Romance and, to a lesser extent, the Germanic languages.
Identify the fictional language in the question.
She is the Greek goddess of
memory. She is the possible
origin of the English word X,
which itself means ‘to memorize’.
Nevertheless Zeus and this
goddess slept together for nine
consecutive nights, thus birthing
the Y. Y gives rise to another
English word Z.
All the variable please !
She is Mnemosyne
53. Obligatory Sachin Tendulkar
Pedro Collins, Glen
McGrath and Makhaya
Nitini are the only three
bowlers to do what in
Sachin Tendulkar’s test
They have dismissed GOD for a
duck on two occasions each.
How is the owner of this book
store making news these days?
Munro’s Books established by Alice
Munro and her husband.
These are a set of connected plastic rings that are used in multipacks of beverage. first introduced them in St. Louis, Missouri in
the summer of 1960. Within 10 years, plastic rings had completely
replaced the paper and metal based holders then common in the
market. Today several other manufacturers continue to produce it.
What is it called ?
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