Gnosis Quiz 2k10 Prelims


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Gnosis Quiz 2k10 Prelims

  1. 1. GNOSIS 10<br />Compiled by Nigel , Krishna Sangeeth, Pradyoth C john, Vinu Krishnan R<br />
  2. 2. 1<br />ID THE PEOPLE IN THE PICTURE<br />
  3. 3. Indira Gandhi and Jawaharlal Nehru<br />
  4. 4. 2.<br />This ancient christian sect emphasised spiritual knowledge over faith in the teachings and traditions of the established community of Christians. These sectarians considered the most essential part of the process of salvation to be this personal knowledge, in contrast to faith as an outlook in their world view along with faith in the ecclesiastical authority.what was the name of this sect?<br />
  5. 5. U guessed it right…. GNOSTICS<br />(gnosis derives from it)<br />
  6. 6. 3. Poster for which movie? <br />
  7. 7.
  8. 8. 4.<br />Before their period the poetry of Kerala was a mix of Malayalam and Sanskrit, known as manipravala.They were instrumental in successfully freeing the literature from the influence of this mix. The appearance of the modern Malayalam language starts with their works.Who are ‘they’?<br />
  9. 9. Ans.<br />The niranam poets-Madhava Panikkar, Sankara Panikkar and Rama Panikkar<br />
  10. 10. 5.*<br />In 1999, the concept of the Doodle was born when Google founders Larry and Sergey played with the corporate logo to indicate their attendance at the ________ event in the Nevada desert. A stick figure drawing was placed behind the 2nd o in the word, Google and the revised logo was intended as a comical message to Google users that the founders were “out of office.” While the first doodle was relatively simple, the idea of decorating the company logo to celebrate notable events was well received by our users. <br />What is the event?<br />
  11. 11. Burning Man Festival<br />
  12. 12. 6.<br />This is an Arabic word meaning chain, often used in various senses of lineage.Shias use it idiomatically to mean a lineage of authentic Masters. Among Chinese Muslims, this word means a Chinese-style Sufi order whose leaders trace a continuous lineage chain going back to the order's founder in China .What word are we talking about?<br />
  13. 13. SILSILAAAA……!!!!<br />Hats off to the never ending creativity of MALLUS<br />
  14. 14. 7.<br />X first appeared as a bald telepathic villain bent on dominating the entire world in the short story "The Reign of the X" from Science Fiction #3 in x.<br />
  15. 15. Yeah.. Our very own superman!<br />
  16. 16. 8.<br />Born AliauneBadaraThiam as the son of Senegalese percussionist MorThiam, he was raised in a musical setting and taught to play several instruments including the djembe.Most of his songs begin with the sound of the clank of a jail cell's door. Lady Gaga and T-Pain are two artists who were given their chance at fame by him.Just name this artist.<br />
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  18. 18. 9<br />9.<br />
  19. 19. Deepu S Unni - award for best cinematographer in non-feature film category, at the 57th National Film Awards.A graduate from the Film and Television Institute of India, he hails from Mavelikara(one of the qm’s native place), in Alappuzha district. He received the award for his work in the film, Gaarud, which was originally taken in Marathi. Deepu is the only Asian to have attended the Budapest Master Class of Cinematography conducted in Hungary recently. <br />
  20. 20. 10.*<br />He played football as a goalkeeper for an amateur side, Portsmouth Association Football Club, under the pseudonym A. C. “Smith”. He was also a keen cricketer, and between 1899 and 1907 he played 10 first-class matches for the MCC.He took just one first-class wicket-that of W. G. Grace. He was also elected captain of the Crow borough Beacon Golf Club, East Sussex for<br />
  21. 21. Ans.<br />Sir Arthur Conan Doyle<br />Elementary , my dear Watson.<br />
  22. 22. 11.<br />Connect Andolan (1951),Naukri (1954) ,Musafir (1957), New Delhi (1957), Aasha (1957), ChaltiKa NaamGaadi (1958), HalfTicket (1962), and Padosan (1968).<br />
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  24. 24. 12.<br />Which autonomous educational institution has the motto "Think Globally and Act Locally“ ?<br />
  25. 25. IHRD<br />lolz<br />
  26. 26. 13.<br />Richard Starkey is the real name of which famous musician?<br />
  27. 27.
  28. 28. 14.<br />Id the female voice<br />
  29. 29. Swarnalatha<br />
  30. 30. 15.*<br />who is the only player to have won both Best Player of the Tournament and Best Young Player of the tournament at the football world cup?<br />
  31. 31. Raymond Kopa-1954&1958<br />
  32. 32. 16.<br />Slats (1924-1928)<br />Jackie (1928-1956)<br />Tanner (1934-1956)<br />George (1956-1958)<br />Leo (1957-present)<br />Just tell me why every single person in this room knows them.<br />
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  34. 34. 17.<br />
  35. 35. Mozilla<br />
  36. 36. 18.<br />He was initially depicted as a weak and alcoholic character, but later became more respectable. He evolves to become genuinely heroic and even a socialite after he finds a treasure captured by his ancestor.<br />he lives in the luxurious mansion named"Moulinsart" in the original French.who is he?<br />
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  38. 38. 19.<br />Who was born as the 6th son of Cronos and Rhea?<br />
  39. 39. Zeus<br />
  40. 40. 20.*<br /> X wears high-heeled shoes and a bouffant hairdo in an attempt to look taller. X is a poor speaker and worries whether he can match his father's commanding power. But even those who laugh loudest at his vanities take one of his indulgences quite seriously: X, who took over dictatorial duties from his father, 'Great Leader' Y,appears determined to build a secret arsenal of nuclear weapons. Identify X and Y.<br />
  41. 41. Kim Jong Il & Kim Il Sung-North Korean autocrats<br />
  42. 42. 21.<br />Because it is waterproof, elastic, and durable,it has a variety of secondary applications,such as creating waterproof microphones and protecting rifle barrels from clogging.What device are we talking about?<br />
  43. 43. condom<br />
  44. 44. 22.<br />Notable characteristics of whom<br /><ul><li>bullwhip
  45. 45. Fedora
  46. 46. leather jacket
  47. 47. sense of humour
  48. 48. fear of snakes</li></li></ul><li>
  49. 49. 23.<br /><ul><li>The origin of this phrase goes back to the bible when Belshazzar, the successor to King Nebuchadnezzar,got drunk one night and drank from  sacred vessels from the temple of Jerusalem. Afterwards, it is said that a mysterious hand appeared and wrote 4 strange words on the banquet room wall.  Only Daniel (the prophet) could interpret this writing, which he said was ominous.</li></ul>Which phrase?<br />
  50. 50. Writing on the wall<br />
  51. 51. 24.<br />What’s known as Chapman's Protocol: "An intravenous saline drip shall be started in the arm, into which shall be introduced a injection consisting of an ultra-short-acting barbiturate in combination with a chemical paralytic'<br />
  52. 52. Lethal injection (mercy killing)<br />
  53. 53. .25<br />X is the Indonesian word for coffee and Y is local name of this animal which eats the raw red coffee 'cherries' as part of its usual diet. This animal eats a mixed diet of insects, small mammals and fruits along with the softer outer part of the coffee cherry but does not digest the inner beans, instead excreting them still covered in some inner layers of the cherry.<br /> <br />Locals then gather the beans -- which come through the 'animal stage' fairly intact -- and sell them on to dealers. It is believed that enzymes in the stomach of the civet add to the coffee's flavour through fermentation of some type. what are we talking about?<br />
  54. 54. Kopi Luwak<br />
  55. 55. 26.<br />After its international debut, the progress of the X towards the toy shop shelves of the West was briefly halted so that it could be manufactured to Western safety and packaging specifications. A lighter one was produced, and Ideal Toys decided to rename it. "The Gordian Knot” and "Inca Gold" were considered, but the company finally decided on X <br />
  56. 56. Rubik’s Cube<br />
  57. 57. 27.<br />Other than his actual profession for which he is known , this Sikh Punjabi is the CEO of a firm which is the sole distributor of Walther Arms, ( a German Arms manufacturer, which made the PPK and P99 carried by James Bond) , in India, and holds a Bachelor of Business Administration from the University of Colorado, USA.<br />Identify this Young man<br />
  58. 58. Abhinav Bindra<br />
  59. 59. 28.Logo for what?<br />
  60. 60. Logo for the Delhi 2010 Commonwealth Games being recognized as the first ever "Green Commonwealth Games"<br />
  61. 61. 29.<br />Id<br />
  62. 62. Rajan<br />
  63. 63. 30.*<br />Plaque commemorating what?<br />
  64. 64.
  65. 65. 31.<br />According to legend, he was known for his beauty which brought him to the attention of a princess who married him. However, as he had grown up without much education, the princess was ashamed of his ignorance and coarseness. Being a devout worshipper of kali, he is said to have called upon the goddess for help when he was going to commit suicide in a pond after he was humiliated by his wife, and was rewarded with a sudden and extraordinary gift of wit.Who is he?<br />
  66. 66. Kalidasa ( that was a sitter and we regret for it)<br />
  67. 67. 32.<br />Who is this man with a belly?<br />
  68. 68. FerencPuskas <br />
  69. 69. 33connect.<br />
  70. 70. Vasco da gama<br />(Kappad beach, Vasco da gama football club, Vascodagama bridge)<br />
  71. 71. 34.<br />
  72. 72. Kudambasree<br />
  73. 73. 35.<br />In 1274 and again in 1281,two Mongol fleets under Kublai Khan attacked Japan. The latter fleet, composed of "more than four thousand ships bearing nearly 140,000 men" is said to have been the largest attempted naval invasion in history whose scale was only recently eclipsed in modern times by the D-Day invasion of allied forces into Normandy in 1944.On each of those two occasions the Mongols gained a toehold on Japanese soil, but a "divine wind", supposedly stirred up by Japan's protective deities, ravaged the invasion fleets and forced the Mongols back to their continental bases . What were these “divine winds” named?<br />
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  75. 75. We believe in open source<br />Krishna Sangeeth K.S, Pradyoth C John , Nigel Thomas , Vinu Krishnan R (CEC quizzers)<br />
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