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Chakravyuh-3 : Prelims

  1. 1. CHAKRAVYUH - 3<br />The General Quiz<br />by<br />
  2. 2. 1.<br />X is the currency in the fictional kingdom of Hyrule in The Legend of Zelda video game series. They have the appearance of large gems and their value is determined by color.<br />Green X’s are worth 1, blue X’s are worth 5 etc…<br />What is X?<br />
  3. 3. Answer<br />Rupee<br />
  4. 4. 2.<br />“Many people have asked us about the meaning of our name. X was inspired by a poem written more than 800 years ago during the Song Dynasty. The poem compares the search for a retreating beauty amid chaotic glamour with the search for one's dream while confronted by life's many obstacles.”<br />X is registered in the Cayman Islands and became the first Chinese company to be listed on NASDAQ-100 index. ID X.<br />
  5. 5. Answer<br />
  6. 6. 3.<br />What has been erased?<br />
  7. 7. Answer<br />
  8. 8. 4.<br />The name X was chosen by the developers specifically from the Spanish word for a female friend, and because it occurred before Apple and Atari alphabetically.<br />The Byte magazine said “The X was so far ahead of its time that almost nobody--including Commodore's marketing department--could fully articulate what it was all about.”<br />ID X<br />
  9. 9. Answer<br />Amiga<br />
  10. 10. 5.<br />These seven parts supposedly carry a predominantly Christian theme. A controversial letter resurfaced in 2006, which is the only known document from the author which supports the argument that the pivotal character is represented by Jesus Christ. It also admits that the first part tells the story of the "Crucifixion of Christ and the<br />resurrection". What am I talking of?<br />
  11. 11. Answer<br />The Chronicles of Narnia, by C.S. Lewis<br />
  12. 12. 6.<br />Give funda.<br />Hint : University of <br />California, Berkeley<br />
  13. 13. Answer<br />Reserved for<br />Nobel Laureates<br />
  14. 14. 7.<br />He has written three autobiographical works. By God's Decree came out in 1985 and Cricket my style in 1987. He released his most recent autobiography, titled Straight from the Heart in 2004. When he retired, he said <br />"I bid adieu to the game that gave me so much and then took a great deal of it away on the mere hearsay of a third party.“<br />Who are we talking about?<br />
  15. 15. Answer<br />KapilDev<br />
  16. 16. 8.<br />Where would you find this?<br />
  17. 17. Answer<br />Futurama<br />
  18. 18. 9.<br />The Hollywood Wax Museum moved which sportsman after a notorious incident in 1997 downstairs to the Chamber of Horrors?<br />
  19. 19. Answer<br />Mike Tyson, after he bit Evander Holyfield’s ear.<br />
  20. 20. 10.<br />Give funda<br />
  21. 21. Answer<br />Indian Express protesting the ban on media during Emergency imposed by Indira Gandhi<br />
  22. 22. 11.<br />In Mexico in March 2007, in an attempt to lower the number of weapons on the street, what did the government offer to anyone who turned in a weapon?<br />
  23. 23. Answer<br />X-BOX!<br />
  24. 24. Ray Kroc owned San Diego Padre baseball team starting in 1974. He is better known for Grinding it Out and building a huge empire by cashing in on the ideas of two brothers to amass a multi-million dollar fortune. What global corporation did he start?<br />12.<br />
  25. 25. Answer<br />McDonalds<br />
  26. 26. 13.<br />Whatismissing?<br />
  27. 27. Answer<br />The Mona Lisa<br />
  28. 28. 14.<br />X, pic on the next slide, hails from Bangladesh and founded X Academy, a not-for-profit educational organization which supplies a free online collection of over 2,000 videos on mathematics, history, finance, physics, chemistry, astronomy, and economics. Google's Project 10100 provided $2 million to support the academy and Bill Gates was quoted saying “I've been using X with my kids.”<br />Incidentally, X shares his name with a famous film personality. ID X. <br />
  29. 29.
  30. 30. Answer<br />Salman Khan<br />
  31. 31. 15.<br />What did this give rise to?<br />
  32. 32. Answer<br />KareenaKapoor’s name from the title of the book Anna Karenina by the famous Russian novelist Leo Tolstoy .<br />
  33. 33. 16.<br />Give precise funda<br />
  34. 34. Answer<br />Lord Vishnu’s only animal avatars out of the 10.<br />
  35. 35. All telephone services in USA and Canada were silenced for one minute at sunset, on August 4, 1922 to mark what?<br />17.<br />
  36. 36. Answer<br />Alexander Graham Bell’s death<br />
  37. 37. 18.<br />On December 18, 2009, what did IndusInd Bank Ltd inaugurate as Mumbai’s first aspart of its Green Office Project campaign ‘Hum aur Hariyali’?<br />
  38. 38. Answer<br />Solar Powered ATM<br />
  39. 39. 19.<br />The X Society began as a club for an elite group of academics and wealthy patrons interested in travel. On January 13, 1888, 33 explorers and scientists gathered at the Cosmos Club in Washington, D.C., to organize "a society for the increase and diffusion of geographical knowledge." After preparing a constitution and a plan, the X Society was incorporated two weeks later. Gardiner Greene Hubbard became its first president and his son-in-law, Alexander Graham Bell, eventually succeeded him in 1897 following his death. Name X.<br />
  40. 40. Answer<br />National Geographic Society<br />
  41. 41. In 2006,  Siyaram’s launched a new ready-to-wear (RTW) sub-brand called Siyaram’s MSD. Cricketer Mahendra Singh Dhoni had been roped in as the endorser for both Siyaram’s and MSD. What does MSD expand to?<br />20.<br />
  42. 42. Answer<br />Monday to Sunday Dressing<br />
  43. 43. “Successor will be pro-growth, not pro-Parsi.”<br />Who said this about what? <br />21.<br />
  44. 44. Answer<br />Ratan Tata<br />
  45. 45. 22.<br />
  46. 46. Answer<br />Thermin<br />
  47. 47. 23.<br />André X started in the motor trade industry by building gear wheels, and the twin chevrons in his company’s logo are meant to represent gear teeth. Which company did he start?<br />
  48. 48. Answer<br />Citroen<br />
  49. 49. 24.<br />Richard Madley is now 52 years old and works for Bloomsbury Dreweatts. He spends most of his professional life scouring antique shops for £20 curios to sell and plays as a humble wicketkeeper in the seventh division of the Wiltshire County League. But, every year, in a sealed room in a plush hotel in Mumbai, what does he do?<br />
  50. 50. Answer<br />Oversee IPL auction<br />
  51. 51. Sicillian<br />Ponziani<br />Russian<br />Scottish<br />Nimzo-Indian<br />Sokolskyetc…<br />What are we talking about?<br />25.<br />
  52. 52. Answer<br />Opening Chess Moves<br />

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