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Starting off as a street trader and a mechanic,
X has now become a business tycoon.
X, who served in the military for a short
duration, now has his own “private army” of
He also owns a Boeing 767, an Airbus A340
and some of the world‟s finest yachts.
However, X is more famous for frequently
changing the in charge of his another priced
Order of the names insignificant. As of now, an exhaustive
The names are given in an unique pattern, using
an adjective and an animal name starting from
the same letter.
There is a connection between the four.
Fill in the blank.
Basilica di Santa Maria del Fiore
Depicted on the First Edition cover
of Dan Brown‟s Robert Langdon
#1.Angels & Demons
#2.The Da Vinci Code
#3.The Lost Symbol
(City of Florence will also suffice)
The most famous scene featuring X & Y was at
the Apta Railway Station, Panvel.
One can go and see them in an old, famous
building in Nagpada, Mumbai Central.
If you want to pose with them, they are there
(not in flesh and blood though) atop Mount
Titlis in Switzerland.
Who are X and Y?
X: Raj (Shah Rukh Khan)
Y: Simran (Kajol)
-Apta Rly. Stn.: Location of
Shah Rukh pulling Kajol in train
-Famous Bldg. in Mumbai Central:
-Actual site image of their cutouts
atop Mt.Titlis, Switzerland.
What is it?
“Imagine all the people living life in peace”
Imagine Peace Tower
It is the memorial dedicated to John Lennon by Yoko
Ono located near Reykjavík, Iceland.
The name is inspired from Lennon‟s peace anthem
Apart from being home to the world‟s oldest
sporting museum, it has hosted matches of
various sports like baseball, bowls, tennis and
archery but only one sport is played predominantly here. Until 2005, it was home to
the international governing body of that one
It has been a witness to some of the most
exciting sporting moments.
Lord's Cricket Ground
One such exciting moment.
His Century here on his test debut was another exciting moment, of
Who are the residents of these addresses:
-90 Bedford St. Apt. 19, New York, NY 10014.
-90 Bedford St. Apt. 20, New York, NY 10014.
-5 Morton St. Apt. 14, New York, NY 10014.
Besides the thing that brought them all the fame,
they have featured in a version of a DVD game
„Scene it?‟ and another game for PlayStation 2.
and their Friends.
Owners of the apartments
„Cast of Friends‟ will give you the points.
What is common to these commodities?
Mysore Sandal Soap
Few more addition to this make it an exhaustive
Geographical Indications in India
The GI recognition ensures that none other than those
registered as authorised users or those residing in that
geographic territory are permitted to use the popular
XY was titled Y which translates to 'Prime
Minister'. He did away with the priestly job which
came along his cast lines and took up the charge of
X, who never lost a single battle, laid the
foundation upon which his successors expanded
the empire in the north up to Attock (now in
Pakistan). Popular culture is kind of unjust with
this great warrior, which identifies him more with
his personal life than his valour.
What „club‟ do these and other few musicians
All these musicians died at the age of 27.
Cause of most deaths has been or related to
drug and alcohol abuse.
X and Y share a fierce rivalry in a derby, which
went beyond football and took political turns
in the past.
X was nicknamed „The Vikings‟ because they
were out to conquer Europe.
Y was nicknamed „Indians‟ because they
settled by the river Manzanares.
Identify X and Y.
X: Real Madrid
On their way to the UEFA Champions League
titles, it was once said,
“Real wandered through Europe as the Vikings
once walked, destroying everything in its path.”
Movies that are adaptations of the Ruskin
Junoon- The Flight of Pigeons
The Blue Umbrella- The Blue Umbrella
7 Khoon Maaf- Susanna‟s Seven Husbands
Trafalgar Square: London
Times Square: New York
Tahrir Square: Cairo
Tiananmen Square: Beijing
Place de la Concorde: Paris
Taksim Square: Z
Taksim Square is in recent news for being the
center of protests in Turkey.
_________ is a generic term in English, first
usage of which can be traced to the 16th
century. Of all its etymologies, the most
reliable one asserts that its root is the Irish
word gab (mouth) and it is derived from the
word "jabber" that means “to talk nonsense”.
Using _________ for acting can be used as
an exercise in performance art education.
Fill in the blank.
X & Y graduated in Electrical engineering from
Stanford University. They set up their Co. and
tossed a coin to decide if the Co. will be named
X-Y or Y-X. Y won and put X’s name first!
Among the notable employees of X-Y were
Steve Jobs who did a summer job there and also
Steve Wozniak who worked as a calculator
Present CEO of X-Y is a lady who has been
regularly listed in ‘World’s 100 Most Powerful
Women’ by Forbes since she took the charge.
First logo of Hewlett-Packard
Founders: William Hewlett and David Packard (won the toss)
Present CEO: Meg Whitman
Give the Funda that connects these flags.
Blog post of a company dated 23 Aug 2012 read:
“The logo has two components: the logotype and the
symbol. For the logotype, we are using the Segoe font
which is the same font we use in our products as well as
our marketing communications. The symbol is important
in a world of digital motion. The symbol’s squares of
color are intended to express the company’s diverse
portfolio of products.”
What is being talked about here?
A chocolate bar.
Named after its creator and the Italian word for 'nougat'.
Said to have got its shape from a topographical feature of
its place of origin.
Extremely popular having an impact on the culture of
the place where it originated and is manufactured.
Became the first patented milk chocolate bar with
almonds and honey.
Has an unique logo with an image of a bear hidden in it.
One of the iconic images of a consequence of
the 2012 Sindh floods. Explain the
Millions of spiders climbed up the trees to
escape the rising flood waters. Many trees
became cocooned in spider webs.
This resulted in fewer malaria-spreading
mosquitoes than expected, given the standing
A comic from 5th
What has been
Name of X was carved on its building using the classical
Latin typograpgy wherein instead of the letter „U‟, letter
„V‟ was carved. One reason for this being the ease of
This ‘V’ instead of U’ has 2 occurrences in X‟s name
besides the one indicated below.
Name of X blanked
Id the blanked out
name i.e. X.
Y is called The French Riviera of the East.
A famous Hollywood director was born in Y.
One of the greatest contemporary filmmakers
based the story of his Oscar winning film largely in
Y, in accordance with the book from which the
film is adapted.
Y is also the birthplace of an actress, born to
French hippies who had come to Y.
Id Y, the place whose many connections with the
cine world have gone almost unnoticed.
Puducher r y or Pondi cher r y.
R er ences m ar eef
anoj N ght Shyam an
Ang Lee and Li f e of Pi
Kal ki Koechl i n
Nike unveiled these limited edition shoes to
World No.1 for 287 weeks, surpassing Pete
X is a game franchise developed by a Finnish
game developing company. X has not only
revolutionized gaming on the platforms on which
it was launched but has influenced the world
outside gaming circles.
Creation of the mascot of 2012 IIHF World Ice
Hockey Championship was inspired from the
characters of X.
X is going to be made into a 3-D animated film in
Uttam Kumar was the first and has 1.
Amitabh Bachchan has 3. Kamal Hasan has 3.
Ajay Devgn has 2. Mithun has 2.
Anil Kapoor, Saif Ali Khan, Irrfan Khan, Dhanush
have 1 each.
They are not the only ones who make it to this
What is being talked about?
The X Rights is a warning given by police in
USA to criminal suspects in police custody
before they are interrogated. The rights were
named X Rights following a landmark
judgment of US Supreme Court- X vs Arizona, X
being the last name of the suspect.
Give me X.
The typical warning states:
You have the right to remain silent when questioned.
Anything you say or do may be used against you in a court of law.
You have the right to consult an attorney before speaking to the police and
to have an attorney present during questioning now or in the future.
If you cannot afford an attorney, one will be appointed for you before any
questioning, if you wish.
If you decide to answer any questions now, without an attorney present,
you will still have the right to stop answering at any time until you talk to an
Knowing and understanding your rights as I have explained them to you,
are you willing to answer my questions without an attorney present?
After the Indian Govt. allowed FDI in the
aviation sector, a Malaysian low-cost airline
announced its plan to set up an Indian
subsidiary as a joint venture with Tata Sons
and one more Co.
Ratan Tata will be the Chief Advisor of the
airline. This joint venture is being seen as the
return of Tata Sons‟ to aviation after 60 years.
Name the Malaysian airline.
______ is an ideal society with desirable
qualities. The word ______ was coined by Sir
Thomas More for his book ______. Description
of ______ is:
The island containeth in breath in the middle part
of it, two hundred miles. Within it there are fiftyfour large and fair cities, agreeing all together in
one tongue, in like manners, institutions and laws.
The capital is situated in the middle of the island.
Fill in the blank.
Arnold Schwarzenegger, Robert De Niro and
Jack Nicholson have voiced the character of
Genie in Walt Disney‟s various Aladin movies
Prometheus is a Titan, the son of Iapetus and Themis, and
brother to Atlas, Epimetheus and Menoetius. He was a
champion of mankind, known for his wily intelligence, who
stole fire from Zeus and gave it to mortals. Zeus then
punished him for his crime by having him bound to a rock
while a great eagle ate his liver every day only to have it
grow back to be eaten again the next day. His myth has
been treated by a number of ancient sources. How has
Prometheus‟s crime been immortalized?
(The answer is NOT the movie Prometheus)
The Olympic Flame
Stands for the fire that Prometheus stole for mankind
The origins of which secretive organisation, currently
headquartered in this glitzy building in Mount Abu
(right), can be traced to a group called the Om Mandli,
founded by Lekhraj Kripalani (the guy at left) in
Hyderabad, Sindh in the 1930s?
The Brahma Kumaris. Dada Kripalani later
became Brahma Baba.
What is the lowest sounding string of a violin,
which is also the thickest, called?