Round Rules 10 Questions in total Correct answer: + 20 points For every pass, +5 points. No negatives Once from Team 1-5 and then from Team 5-1.
Team 1 X started as a radio show in April 12, 1972 with Amin Sayani being the host and sponsored by a single company since then. Aamir Khan, UstadZakirHussain, Yuvraj Singh, I K Gujral, SushmitaSen, ArjunaRanatunga and JavedAkhtar have all been guests on X. In June 1992, it was televised on Zee Tv and has remained in broadcast on a rival channel ever since. It currently reaches out to 7 countries. Name X.
Team 2 In 2005, this song called Angie by Rolling Stones was used as part of the election campaign by X without permission from Rolling Stones. ID X.
Team 3 X is a jazz composition and song, with music by Duke Ellington and Barney Bigard with lyrics by Irving Mills. It is featured in the films The Untouchables (1987) and The Legend of Bagger Vance (2000). It is also the closing music for the film The Cotton Club (1984). X shares its name with a popular college festival. Name X.
Team 4 "Play more quietly - your work sounds like X". This early comment on their music led them to name themselves as X. Their debut album, also named X, was an unexpected smash hit and certified double platinum in the UK, USA and Australia. They also performed the theme song to the James Bond movie The World is not Enough. ID X.
Team 5 Roy Larson Raymond feeling embarrassed trying to purchase something in an awkward, public department store took a loan of $80,000 & started a store X Y and earned $500,000 in first year. In 1982, he sold X Y, with its six stores to Leslie Wexner, for $4 million. In 1984, he started a retail store for children which went bankrupt in. By the early 1990s, X Y's worth had become one billion dollars. In 1993 he jumped off the Golden Gate Bridge. Id X Y.
Team 5 This word was voted as word of the year 2010 by the American Dialect Society (ADS). Meaning: A software designed to help the user to perform singular or multiple related specific tasks. It helps to solve problems in the real world. What word?
Team 4 It was originally the symbol of the goddess Kore who was worshipped in Egypt and England (as Ceres, Karnak, Car etc). Her sacred fruit was the apple which when cut through the equator had this shape with each point containing a seed. Each point of this shape also refers to the first few books of the Hebrew scriptures. This shape was also considered a sign of the goddess Morgan in Ireland and the crucified Jesus by early Christians. What?
Team 3 The notorious Burma-Siam railway, built by Commonwealth, Dutch and American prisoners of war, was a Japanese project driven by the need for improved communications to support the large Japanese army in Burma. An estimated 13000 PoWs and 80000to 100,000 civilians died in the course of the project, chiefly forced labour brought from Malaya and Dutch East Indies, conscripted in Siam and Burma. What is this famous section of Burman railways?
Team 2 This city at the roof of the world got its name from the local word, which means wooden house. It is believed that in mediaeval times, a fine wooden house with four huge doors directly facing the four cardinal points was built at the crossroads of the great trade routes east and west, north and south. The house which was said to always offer peace, rest and sanctuary to all travellers, was built from wood that came from a celestial tree that was a gift from a God. Which city close to India is this?
Team 1 Begun in 1896, it was completed in 1906 with 698 rooms. It had 7 wings spreading out like a seven-petal flower. In the center was a tower and turret. Among others, Veer Savarkar resided here from 7 April 1911 onwards till May 2nd 1921. Which place am I talking about?