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30 Questions-10 by eachQuizmasterAll Questions carry One Point. Halfpoints are QM’s prerogative. NoNegatives.All multiples...
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1) Which double international inHockey and Athletics became in1963 the first woman to win theArjuna Award?              PR...
2) In 1944 General Dietrich vonCholtitz disobeyed Hitler’s orders tocarry out what task?              PRELIMS
3) In the 1904 book ‘Cabbages andKings’ which term was coined todescribe the fictional Republic ofAnchuria?             PR...
4) Who was the only fashiondesigner to appear in Timemagazine’s list of most influentialpeople of the 20th Century?       ...
*5) Adolf Luderitz’s (1834-1886)territorial acquisitions led to theformation and eventualindependence of which country in1...
6) Which was the first EastEuropean team to win theEuropean Cup?              PRELIMS
7) ‘Paths of Glory’ by Jeffrey Archeris based on which real life person?              PRELIMS
8) Identify.               PRELIMS
9) Identify the Film?              PRELIMS
*10) Identify the ship which was the maincompetitor to Queen Mary for the blue ribandof the Atlantic in the 1930s.        ...
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11) His catch phrase was “Wholoves ya baby?”. The actor whoportrayed him on screen wasnicknamed the ‘Golden Greek’.Which f...
12) Nicknamed as Iron __________or Bloody __________ he foundedthe Cheka, the precursor to theKGB. One of the momentous sc...
13) Which controversial play isbased on the life of NanaPhadnavis?              PRELIMS
14) Unofficial anthem of whichorganisation?             PRELIMS
*15) One of the most visiteddestinations in this country. Whenits name is translated it literallymeans “A place and name”....
16) Which infamous incident of1969 occurred at Pinkville?             PRELIMS
17) Tagline of which iconic moviewas ‘The Ultimate Trip’?              PRELIMS
18) Located at White Oak Campusin Maryland, USA which influentialinstitution was started in 1906following public outcry ov...
19) Which perennially popularmovie starring Virginia McKennaand Bill Travers in lead roles wasbased on the real life adven...
*20) By what name is the VettiChakiri movement , a landmarkincident in modern Indian historybetter known to us?           ...
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21) Identify the man in thespectacles? PRELIMS
22) DHL is currently known as ‘BigYellow’ in corporate parlance. Thisname was originally given to whichother company for m...
23) Name this  person?PRELIMS
24) Identify the aircraft?         PRELIMS
*25) U.S.A. Has most number ofstars on its flag with 50. Whichcountry has the second mostnumber of stars on its flag with ...
26) Who is this          person?PRELIMS
27) Highlands, Lowland, Speyside,Cambeltown and Islay are the mainregions. What are we talkingabout?             PRELIMS
28) Identify the Film?              PRELIMS
29) Name the song?            PRELIMS
*30) A 2012 film has this story of a couple who wereestranged due to circumstances beyond their control.There was no infor...
PRELIMS
ANSWERS
1) Which double international inHockey and Athletics became in1963 the first woman to win theArjuna Award?              PR...
1) Stephie D’Souza Secquiera             PRELIMS
2) In 1944 General Dietrich vonCholtitz disobeyed Hitler’s orders tocarry out what task?              PRELIMS
2) To burn ParisPRELIMS
3) In the 1904 book ‘Cabbages andKings’ which term was coined todescribe the fictional Republic ofAnchuria?             PR...
3) Banana Republic             PRELIMS
4) Who was the only fashiondesigner to appear in Timemagazine’s list of most influentialpeople of the 20th Century?       ...
PRELIMS
*5) Adolf Luderitz’s (1834-1886)territorial acquisitions led to theformation and eventualindependence of which country in1...
*5) Namibia              PRELIMS
6) Which was the first EastEuropean team to win theEuropean Cup?              PRELIMS
PRELIMS
7) ‘Paths of Glory’ by Jeffrey Archeris based on which real life person?              PRELIMS
7) George MalloryPRELIMS
8) Identify.               PRELIMS
PRELIMS
9) Identify the Film?              PRELIMS
PRELIMS
*10) Identify the ship which was the maincompetitor to Queen Mary for the blue ribandof the Atlantic in the 1930s.        ...
*10) SS ‘Normandie’             PRELIMS
11) His catch phrase was “Wholoves ya baby?”. The actor whoportrayed him on screen wasnicknamed the ‘Golden Greek’.Which f...
PRELIMS
12) Nicknamed as Iron __________or Bloody __________ he foundedthe Cheka, the precursor to theKGB. One of the momentous sc...
12) Felix Dzerzinsky          PRELIMS
13) Which controversial play isbased on the life of NanaPhadnavis?              PRELIMS
13) Ghanshiram Kotwal            PRELIMS
14) Unofficial Anthem of whichorganisation?             PRELIMS
PRELIMS
*15) One of the most visiteddestinations in this country. Whenits name is translated it literallymeans “A place and name”....
*15) Yad Vashem HolocaustMemorial in Israel.            PRELIMS
16) Which infamous incident of1969 occurred at Pinkville?             PRELIMS
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17) Tagline of which iconic moviewas ‘The Ultimate Trip’?              PRELIMS
PRELIMS
18) Located at white oak campus inMaryland, USA which influentialinstitution was started in 1906following public outcry ov...
PRELIMS
19) Which perennially popularmovie starring Virginia McKennaand Bill Travers in lead roles wasbased on the real life adven...
PRELIMS
*20) By what name is the VettiChakiri movement , a landmarkincident in modern Indian historybetter known to us?           ...
*20) Telengana Peasant Uprising.             PRELIMS
21) Identify the man in thespectacles? PRELIMS
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22) DHL is currently known as ‘BigYellow’ in corporate parlance. Thisname was originally given to whichother company for m...
PRELIMS
23) Name this  person?PRELIMS
23) Peter Pollock              PRELIMS
24) Identify the aircraft?         PRELIMS
24) P-47 Thunderbolt         PRELIMS
*25) U.S.A. Has most number ofstars on its flag with 50. Whichcountry has the second mostnumber of stars on its flag with ...
PRELIMS
26) Who is this          person?PRELIMS
26) Robert Goddard            PRELIMS
27) Highlands, Lowland, Speyside,Cambeltown and Islay are the mainregions. What are we talkingabout?             PRELIMS
27) Scotch Whisky            PRELIMS
28) Identify the Film?              PRELIMS
PRELIMS
29) Name the song?            PRELIMS
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*30) A 2012 film has this story of a couple who wereestranged due to circumstances beyond their control.There was no infor...
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  1. 1. PRELIMS
  2. 2. 30 Questions-10 by eachQuizmasterAll Questions carry One Point. Halfpoints are QM’s prerogative. NoNegatives.All multiples of 5 are starred questionsPlease switch off all mobiles and otherdevices with internet access. Noncompliance will result in immediatedisqualification.Best of Luck to all teams. PRELIMS
  3. 3. PRELIMS
  4. 4. 1) Which double international inHockey and Athletics became in1963 the first woman to win theArjuna Award? PRELIMS
  5. 5. 2) In 1944 General Dietrich vonCholtitz disobeyed Hitler’s orders tocarry out what task? PRELIMS
  6. 6. 3) In the 1904 book ‘Cabbages andKings’ which term was coined todescribe the fictional Republic ofAnchuria? PRELIMS
  7. 7. 4) Who was the only fashiondesigner to appear in Timemagazine’s list of most influentialpeople of the 20th Century? PRELIMS
  8. 8. *5) Adolf Luderitz’s (1834-1886)territorial acquisitions led to theformation and eventualindependence of which country in1990? PRELIMS
  9. 9. 6) Which was the first EastEuropean team to win theEuropean Cup? PRELIMS
  10. 10. 7) ‘Paths of Glory’ by Jeffrey Archeris based on which real life person? PRELIMS
  11. 11. 8) Identify. PRELIMS
  12. 12. 9) Identify the Film? PRELIMS
  13. 13. *10) Identify the ship which was the maincompetitor to Queen Mary for the blue ribandof the Atlantic in the 1930s. PRELIMS
  14. 14. PRELIMS
  15. 15. 11) His catch phrase was “Wholoves ya baby?”. The actor whoportrayed him on screen wasnicknamed the ‘Golden Greek’.Which famous television characterand name the actor? PRELIMS
  16. 16. 12) Nicknamed as Iron __________or Bloody __________ he foundedthe Cheka, the precursor to theKGB. One of the momentous scenesduring fall of Communism in Russiawas uprooting of his statue. Identifyhim? PRELIMS
  17. 17. 13) Which controversial play isbased on the life of NanaPhadnavis? PRELIMS
  18. 18. 14) Unofficial anthem of whichorganisation? PRELIMS
  19. 19. *15) One of the most visiteddestinations in this country. Whenits name is translated it literallymeans “A place and name”. Whatdestination, in which country? PRELIMS
  20. 20. 16) Which infamous incident of1969 occurred at Pinkville? PRELIMS
  21. 21. 17) Tagline of which iconic moviewas ‘The Ultimate Trip’? PRELIMS
  22. 22. 18) Located at White Oak Campusin Maryland, USA which influentialinstitution was started in 1906following public outcry over theusage of tainted diphtheriaantitoxin? PRELIMS
  23. 23. 19) Which perennially popularmovie starring Virginia McKennaand Bill Travers in lead roles wasbased on the real life adventures of‘Friedrike Victoria Gessner’? PRELIMS
  24. 24. *20) By what name is the VettiChakiri movement , a landmarkincident in modern Indian historybetter known to us? PRELIMS
  25. 25. PRELIMS
  26. 26. 21) Identify the man in thespectacles? PRELIMS
  27. 27. 22) DHL is currently known as ‘BigYellow’ in corporate parlance. Thisname was originally given to whichother company for most of the 20thcentury? PRELIMS
  28. 28. 23) Name this person?PRELIMS
  29. 29. 24) Identify the aircraft? PRELIMS
  30. 30. *25) U.S.A. Has most number ofstars on its flag with 50. Whichcountry has the second mostnumber of stars on its flag with 27? PRELIMS
  31. 31. 26) Who is this person?PRELIMS
  32. 32. 27) Highlands, Lowland, Speyside,Cambeltown and Islay are the mainregions. What are we talkingabout? PRELIMS
  33. 33. 28) Identify the Film? PRELIMS
  34. 34. 29) Name the song? PRELIMS
  35. 35. *30) A 2012 film has this story of a couple who wereestranged due to circumstances beyond their control.There was no information available about the morefamous person. The only news received was thesound of piano playing from the house which was theconfirmation of the individual being alive. This alsostopped after while due the Piano malfunctioning dueto humidity. Name the famous person who is thesubject of this story/film. PRELIMS
  36. 36. PRELIMS
  37. 37. ANSWERS
  38. 38. 1) Which double international inHockey and Athletics became in1963 the first woman to win theArjuna Award? PRELIMS
  39. 39. 1) Stephie D’Souza Secquiera PRELIMS
  40. 40. 2) In 1944 General Dietrich vonCholtitz disobeyed Hitler’s orders tocarry out what task? PRELIMS
  41. 41. 2) To burn ParisPRELIMS
  42. 42. 3) In the 1904 book ‘Cabbages andKings’ which term was coined todescribe the fictional Republic ofAnchuria? PRELIMS
  43. 43. 3) Banana Republic PRELIMS
  44. 44. 4) Who was the only fashiondesigner to appear in Timemagazine’s list of most influentialpeople of the 20th Century? PRELIMS
  45. 45. PRELIMS
  46. 46. *5) Adolf Luderitz’s (1834-1886)territorial acquisitions led to theformation and eventualindependence of which country in1990? PRELIMS
  47. 47. *5) Namibia PRELIMS
  48. 48. 6) Which was the first EastEuropean team to win theEuropean Cup? PRELIMS
  49. 49. PRELIMS
  50. 50. 7) ‘Paths of Glory’ by Jeffrey Archeris based on which real life person? PRELIMS
  51. 51. 7) George MalloryPRELIMS
  52. 52. 8) Identify. PRELIMS
  53. 53. PRELIMS
  54. 54. 9) Identify the Film? PRELIMS
  55. 55. PRELIMS
  56. 56. *10) Identify the ship which was the maincompetitor to Queen Mary for the blue ribandof the Atlantic in the 1930s. PRELIMS
  57. 57. *10) SS ‘Normandie’ PRELIMS
  58. 58. 11) His catch phrase was “Wholoves ya baby?”. The actor whoportrayed him on screen wasnicknamed the ‘Golden Greek’.Which famous television characterand name the actor? PRELIMS
  59. 59. PRELIMS
  60. 60. 12) Nicknamed as Iron __________or Bloody __________ he foundedthe Cheka, the precursor to theKGB. One of the momentous scenesduring fall of Communism in Russiawas uprooting of his statue. Identifyhim? PRELIMS
  61. 61. 12) Felix Dzerzinsky PRELIMS
  62. 62. 13) Which controversial play isbased on the life of NanaPhadnavis? PRELIMS
  63. 63. 13) Ghanshiram Kotwal PRELIMS
  64. 64. 14) Unofficial Anthem of whichorganisation? PRELIMS
  65. 65. PRELIMS
  66. 66. *15) One of the most visiteddestinations in this country. Whenits name is translated it literallymeans “A place and name”. Whatdestination in which country? PRELIMS
  67. 67. *15) Yad Vashem HolocaustMemorial in Israel. PRELIMS
  68. 68. 16) Which infamous incident of1969 occurred at Pinkville? PRELIMS
  69. 69. PRELIMS
  70. 70. 17) Tagline of which iconic moviewas ‘The Ultimate Trip’? PRELIMS
  71. 71. PRELIMS
  72. 72. 18) Located at white oak campus inMaryland, USA which influentialinstitution was started in 1906following public outcry over theusage of tainted diphtheriaantitoxin? PRELIMS
  73. 73. PRELIMS
  74. 74. 19) Which perennially popularmovie starring Virginia McKennaand Bill Travers in lead roles wasbased on the real life adventures of‘Friedrike Victoria Gessner’? PRELIMS
  75. 75. PRELIMS
  76. 76. *20) By what name is the VettiChakiri movement , a landmarkincident in modern Indian historybetter known to us? PRELIMS
  77. 77. *20) Telengana Peasant Uprising. PRELIMS
  78. 78. 21) Identify the man in thespectacles? PRELIMS
  79. 79. PRELIMS
  80. 80. 22) DHL is currently known as ‘BigYellow’ in corporate parlance. Thisname was originally given to whichother company for most of the 20thcentury? PRELIMS
  81. 81. PRELIMS
  82. 82. 23) Name this person?PRELIMS
  83. 83. 23) Peter Pollock PRELIMS
  84. 84. 24) Identify the aircraft? PRELIMS
  85. 85. 24) P-47 Thunderbolt PRELIMS
  86. 86. *25) U.S.A. Has most number ofstars on its flag with 50. Whichcountry has the second mostnumber of stars on its flag with 27? PRELIMS
  87. 87. PRELIMS
  88. 88. 26) Who is this person?PRELIMS
  89. 89. 26) Robert Goddard PRELIMS
  90. 90. 27) Highlands, Lowland, Speyside,Cambeltown and Islay are the mainregions. What are we talkingabout? PRELIMS
  91. 91. 27) Scotch Whisky PRELIMS
  92. 92. 28) Identify the Film? PRELIMS
  93. 93. PRELIMS
  94. 94. 29) Name the song? PRELIMS
  95. 95. PRELIMS
  96. 96. *30) A 2012 film has this story of a couple who wereestranged due to circumstances beyond their control.There was no information available about the morefamous person of the two. The only news receivedwas the sound of piano playing from the house whichwas the confirmation of the individual being alive.This also stopped after while due to the Pianomalfunctioning because of humidity. Name thefamous person who is the subject of this story/film. PRELIMS
  97. 97. PRELIMS

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