PRELIMINARY ROUND30 WRITTEN QUESTIONS.NO NEGATIVES. HALF POINTS ARE THE QUIZ MASTERS DECISION.STAR QUESTIONS AND QUESTIONS...
1) The largest non commercial kitchen in theworld serves the following types of cookingBhimapaka, Nalapaka, Souripaka and ...
2) The original was “The Man in the Arena” speechdelivered by Theodore Roosevelt at the Sorbonne,Paris in 1910. This was s...
*3) Gregg, Graham, Munson, Lindsley, Pernin, Crossand Teeline are all types of what?(The most popular type has been omitte...
4) Only 4 movies have appeared in AFI’s top 50best heroes and best villains in both categories:Star Wars with Han Solo, Ob...
5) Nurhaci laid the foundations for establishmentof which historical dynasty in the late 16th andearly 17th century ,which...
6) The National Emblem is made up of Mehrab andPulpit and is in white colour, with two flags hang fromeach side. On its up...
7) Their names were not known, however in 2010 wecame to know that their names were Iracebeth ofCrims and Mirana of Marmor...
*8) A commonly used definition says that, for adynamic system to be classified as _______, it musthave the following prope...
9) How do we better know Yamin al-Dawlah Abd al-Qasim ______ Ibn Sebük Tegin in history? The blankis a part of the answer.
10) The ‘Infernal Galop’ from Act II, Scene 2 of theopera ‘Orphée aux enfers’ is the original source forwhat?
11) Connect the following ladies Rebecca Mactavysand Henrietta Sophia White?
12) Amaury Sports Organisation (ASO) is the organiserand the ruling body for two famous sportingchampionships or events. N...
13) Prime Minister Shri Manmohan Singh alwayswears a turban of the same colour. On 11th of October2006 he revealed the rea...
14) Lamps typicallyused during the NewYear celebrations in acountry. Name thelamp and the countryit originates from?
*15) This word in old English meant ‘kneader of bread’and was often applied to a position of authority in ahouse. What is ...
16) Name this musicalinstrument ?
17) What is located at 2,4 and 6 Khudiram Bose SaraniKolkata 700001?
18) Which character gained popularity in the west bymeans of the musical Chu Chin Chow directed byOscar Asche and music by...
19) This is a large fragment of stone which is a part ofa stele. It is officially named as ‘Royal Annals of theOld Kingdom...
*20) What is the source of 20% of world’s non-frozenfresh water supply?
21) Identify?
22) The oldest cross border train between India andPakistan was from Jodhpur to Karachi. The link wasdestroyed in 1965 but...
23) Name the building and the location?
24) Identify ?
25) Name the dish ?
26) Artist ?
27) Whose Voice ?
28) The Group?
29) Name the film?
*30) Name the two main protagonists from the clip?
1) The largest non commercial kitchen in theworld serves the following types of cookingBhimapaka, Nalapaka, Souripaka and ...
2) The original was “The Man in the Arena” speechdelivered by Theodore Roosevelt at the Sorbonne,Paris in 1910. This was s...
*3) Gregg, Graham, Munson, Lindsley, Pernin, Crossand Teeline are all types of what?(The most popular type has been omitte...
4) Only 4 movies have appeared in AFI’s top 50best heroes and best villains in both categories:Star Wars with Han Solo, Ob...
5) Nurhaci laid the foundations for establishmentof which historical dynasty in the late 16th andearly 17th century ,which...
6) The National Emblem is made up of Mehrab andPulpit and is in white colour, with two flags hang fromeach side. On its up...
7) Their names were not known, however in 2010 wecame to know that their names were Iracebeth ofCrims and Mirana of Marmor...
*8) A commonly used definition says that, for adynamic system to be classified as _______, it musthave the following prope...
9) How do we better know Yamin al-Dawlah Abd al-Qasim ______ Ibn Sebük Tegin in history? The blankis a part of the answer....
10) The ‘Infernal Galop’ from Act II, Scene 2 of theopera ‘Orphée aux enfers’ is the original source forwhat?             ...
11) Connect the following ladies Rebecca Mactavysand Henrietta Sophia White?                  11) Wives of                ...
12) Amaury Sports Organisation (ASO) is the organiserand the ruling body for two famous sportingchampionships or events. N...
13) Prime Minister Shri Manmohan Singh alwayswears a turban of the same colour. On 11th of October2006 he revealed the rea...
14) Lamps typically                           used during the New                           Year celebrations in a        ...
*15) This word in old English meant ‘kneader of bread’and was often applied to a position of authority in ahouse. What is ...
16) Name this musicalinstrument ?16) Balalaika
17) What is located at 2,4 and 6 Khudiram Bose SaraniKolkata 700001?17) Assembly House of West Bengal. (Vidhan Sabha)
18) Which character gained popularity in the west bymeans of the musical Chu Chin Chow directed byOscar Asche and music by...
19) This is a large fragment of stone which is a part ofa stele. It is officially named as ‘Royal Annals of theOld Kingdom...
*20) What is the source of 20% of world’s non-frozenfresh water supply?                         *20) Lake Baikal
21) Identify?21) Mother Teresa
22) The oldest cross border train between India andPakistan was from Jodhpur to Karachi. The link wasdestroyed in 1965 but...
23) Name the building and the location?23) Jahaz Mahal at Mandu
24) Identify ?24) Fidel Castro
25) Name the dish ?25) Waldorf Salad
26) Artist ?26) Paul Klee
27) Whose Voice ?27) Harry Truman
28) The Group?
29) Name the film?
*30) Name the two main protagonists from the clip?  *30) Sylvia Plath and Ted Hughes
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  1. 1. PRELIMINARY ROUND30 WRITTEN QUESTIONS.NO NEGATIVES. HALF POINTS ARE THE QUIZ MASTERS DECISION.STAR QUESTIONS AND QUESTIONS WITH TWO ANSWERS WILL BEUSED IN CASE OF A TIE.ALL MOBILES SHOULD BE SWITCHED OFF AND AWAY FROM VIEWANY DEVIATION WILL RESULT IN IMMEDIATE DISQUALIFICATION.
  2. 2. 1) The largest non commercial kitchen in theworld serves the following types of cookingBhimapaka, Nalapaka, Souripaka and Gouripaka.Where is this kitchen?
  3. 3. 2) The original was “The Man in the Arena” speechdelivered by Theodore Roosevelt at the Sorbonne,Paris in 1910. This was substituted by a literary workwhen being portrayed on the screen. Name theincident or the work of literature which was used inplace of the speech when being portrayed on screen?
  4. 4. *3) Gregg, Graham, Munson, Lindsley, Pernin, Crossand Teeline are all types of what?(The most popular type has been omitted forobvious purposes)
  5. 5. 4) Only 4 movies have appeared in AFI’s top 50best heroes and best villains in both categories:Star Wars with Han Solo, Obi Wan Kanobie andDarth Vader. Silence of The Lambs with ClariceStarling and Dr. Hannibal Lector. Terminator inboth categories. Name the 4th movie?
  6. 6. 5) Nurhaci laid the foundations for establishmentof which historical dynasty in the late 16th andearly 17th century ,which was later founded by hisdescendants?
  7. 7. 6) The National Emblem is made up of Mehrab andPulpit and is in white colour, with two flags hang fromeach side. On its upper portion a sacred line is writtenthat reads, "There is no God but Allah andMohammad is His prophet, and Allah is great". At thebottom of this insignia, its written ___________ andthe solar year 1298. The National Emblem is circled bytwo sheaves of wheat. This emblem is in the centre ofa national flag. Name the country?
  8. 8. 7) Their names were not known, however in 2010 wecame to know that their names were Iracebeth ofCrims and Mirana of Marmoreal. How do we betterknow them as?
  9. 9. *8) A commonly used definition says that, for adynamic system to be classified as _______, it musthave the following properties: It must be sensitive toinitial conditions, it must be topologically mixing andits periodic orbits must be dense. The requirementfor sensitive dependence on initial conditions impliesthat there is a set of initial conditions of positivemeasure which do not converge to a cycle of anylength. What is being mathematically defined?
  10. 10. 9) How do we better know Yamin al-Dawlah Abd al-Qasim ______ Ibn Sebük Tegin in history? The blankis a part of the answer.
  11. 11. 10) The ‘Infernal Galop’ from Act II, Scene 2 of theopera ‘Orphée aux enfers’ is the original source forwhat?
  12. 12. 11) Connect the following ladies Rebecca Mactavysand Henrietta Sophia White?
  13. 13. 12) Amaury Sports Organisation (ASO) is the organiserand the ruling body for two famous sportingchampionships or events. Name the events which arein different sports?
  14. 14. 13) Prime Minister Shri Manmohan Singh alwayswears a turban of the same colour. On 11th of October2006 he revealed the reason for this choice. Whatcolour and why ? (Exact colour like Bottle Green )
  15. 15. 14) Lamps typicallyused during the NewYear celebrations in acountry. Name thelamp and the countryit originates from?
  16. 16. *15) This word in old English meant ‘kneader of bread’and was often applied to a position of authority in ahouse. What is this very common English word ofeveryday usage?
  17. 17. 16) Name this musicalinstrument ?
  18. 18. 17) What is located at 2,4 and 6 Khudiram Bose SaraniKolkata 700001?
  19. 19. 18) Which character gained popularity in the west bymeans of the musical Chu Chin Chow directed byOscar Asche and music by Fredrick Norton in the earlyyears of the 20th century?
  20. 20. 19) This is a large fragment of stone which is a part ofa stele. It is officially named as ‘Royal Annals of theOld Kingdom and ancient Egypt’. It has differentsmaller fragments in museums in Cairo and London.The popular name of this object is after the city wherethis large fragment resides currently. It is possibly thebest known collection of first hand information of theold kingdom. Name this object ?
  21. 21. *20) What is the source of 20% of world’s non-frozenfresh water supply?
  22. 22. 21) Identify?
  23. 23. 22) The oldest cross border train between India andPakistan was from Jodhpur to Karachi. The link wasdestroyed in 1965 but was revived in 2006 runningfrom Bhagat ki Kothi 5 kms from Jodhpur to Karachi.Name this train?
  24. 24. 23) Name the building and the location?
  25. 25. 24) Identify ?
  26. 26. 25) Name the dish ?
  27. 27. 26) Artist ?
  28. 28. 27) Whose Voice ?
  29. 29. 28) The Group?
  30. 30. 29) Name the film?
  31. 31. *30) Name the two main protagonists from the clip?
  32. 32. 1) The largest non commercial kitchen in theworld serves the following types of cookingBhimapaka, Nalapaka, Souripaka and Gouripaka.Where is this kitchen? 1) Jagannath Temple at Puri.
  33. 33. 2) The original was “The Man in the Arena” speechdelivered by Theodore Roosevelt at the Sorbonne,Paris in 1910. This was substituted by another literarywork when being portrayed on the screen. Name theincident or the work of literature which was used inplace of the speech? 2) World Cup Rugby final 1995 Or Invictus
  34. 34. *3) Gregg, Graham, Munson, Lindsley, Pernin, Crossand Teeline are all types of what?(The most popular type has been omitted forobvious purposes)*3) Types of Shorthand (Pittman was omitted)
  35. 35. 4) Only 4 movies have appeared in AFI’s top 50best heroes and best villains in both categories:Star Wars with Han Solo, Obi Wan Kanobie andDarth Vader. Silence of The Lambs with ClariceStarling and Dr. Hannibal Lector. Terminator inboth categories. Name the 4th movie? 4) Aliens for Lt. Ripley and the Alien
  36. 36. 5) Nurhaci laid the foundations for establishmentof which historical dynasty in the late 16th andearly 17th century ,which was later founded by hisdescendants?5) Qing Dynasty or Manchu Dynasty of China
  37. 37. 6) The National Emblem is made up of Mehrab andPulpit and is in white colour, with two flags hang fromeach side. On its upper portion a sacred line is writtenthat reads, "There is no God but Allah andMohammad is His prophet, and Allah is great". At thebottom of this insignia, its written ___________ andthe solar year 1298. The National Emblem is circled bytwo sheaves of wheat. This emblem is in the centre ofa national flag. Name the country? 6) Afghanistan
  38. 38. 7) Their names were not known, however in 2010 wecame to know that their names were Iracebeth ofCrims and Mirana of Marmoreal. How do we betterknow them as? 7 ) The Red Queen and The White Queen
  39. 39. *8) A commonly used definition says that, for adynamic system to be classified as _______, it musthave the following properties: It must be sensitive toinitial conditions, it must be topologically mixing andits periodic orbits must be dense. The requirementfor sensitive dependence on initial conditions impliesthat there is a set of initial conditions of positivemeasure which do not converge to a cycle of anylength. What is being mathematically defined?*8) Chaos
  40. 40. 9) How do we better know Yamin al-Dawlah Abd al-Qasim ______ Ibn Sebük Tegin in history? The blankis a part of the answer.9) Mahmud of Ghazni
  41. 41. 10) The ‘Infernal Galop’ from Act II, Scene 2 of theopera ‘Orphée aux enfers’ is the original source forwhat? 10) The Can-Can
  42. 42. 11) Connect the following ladies Rebecca Mactavysand Henrietta Sophia White? 11) Wives of Michael Madhusudan Dutt.
  43. 43. 12) Amaury Sports Organisation (ASO) is the organiserand the ruling body for two famous sportingchampionships or events. Name the events which arein different sports?12) Tour de France Dakar Rally (Paris-Dakar Rally is accepted)
  44. 44. 13) Prime Minister Shri Manmohan Singh alwayswears a turban of the same colour. On 11th of October2006 he revealed the reason for this choice. Whatcolour and why ? (Exact colour like bottle green) 13) Light Blue signifying the colour of Cambridge his Alma-Mater. Blue or Dark Blue are not acceptable.
  45. 45. 14) Lamps typically used during the New Year celebrations in a country. Name the lamp and the country it originates from?14) Henna Lamps from Morocco
  46. 46. *15) This word in old English meant ‘kneader of bread’and was often applied to a position of authority in ahouse. What is this very common English word ofeveryday usage?*15) Lady
  47. 47. 16) Name this musicalinstrument ?16) Balalaika
  48. 48. 17) What is located at 2,4 and 6 Khudiram Bose SaraniKolkata 700001?17) Assembly House of West Bengal. (Vidhan Sabha)
  49. 49. 18) Which character gained popularity in the west bymeans of the musical Chu Chin Chow directed byOscar Asche and music by Fredrick Norton in the earlyyears of the 20th century?18) Ali Baba
  50. 50. 19) This is a large fragment of stone which is a part ofa stele. It is officially named as ‘Royal Annals of theOld Kingdom and ancient Egypt’. It has differentsmaller fragments in museums in Cairo and London.The popular name of this object is after the city wherethis large fragment resides currently. It is possibly thebest known collection of first hand information of theold kingdom. Name this object ?19) Palermo Stone
  51. 51. *20) What is the source of 20% of world’s non-frozenfresh water supply? *20) Lake Baikal
  52. 52. 21) Identify?21) Mother Teresa
  53. 53. 22) The oldest cross border train between India andPakistan was from Jodhpur to Karachi. The link wasdestroyed in 1965 but was revived in 2006 runningfrom Bhagat ki Kothi 5 kms from Jodhpur to Karachi.Name this train?22) Thar Express
  54. 54. 23) Name the building and the location?23) Jahaz Mahal at Mandu
  55. 55. 24) Identify ?24) Fidel Castro
  56. 56. 25) Name the dish ?25) Waldorf Salad
  57. 57. 26) Artist ?26) Paul Klee
  58. 58. 27) Whose Voice ?27) Harry Truman
  59. 59. 28) The Group?
  60. 60. 29) Name the film?
  61. 61. *30) Name the two main protagonists from the clip? *30) Sylvia Plath and Ted Hughes
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