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Business Entertainment IT World Politics Mythology Music Tamil Literature Sports Science
BUSINESS Which Indian IT company's name when expanded stands for Western India Vegetable Products ? 1
BUSINESS Identify the company and the product. 2
BUSINESS _________'s history starts in 1865 when mining engineer Fredrik Idestam established a groundwood pulp mill on the banks of the Tammerkoski rapids in the town of Tampere, in southwestern Finland, and started manufacturing paper.Later _________ became more involved in the telecommunications industry by developing the digital switch for telephone exchanges. 3
She was born on January 5, 1986, in Copenhagen, Denmark. Her family moved to Bangalore, India, when she was only eleven months old. Her father was a badminton player of international repute and her mother is a travel agent. She has modeled for such Indian brands namely Liril, Dabur Lal powder, Close-Up toothpaste and Limca, Naidu Hall and has been "brand ambassador" for the Jewels of India retail jewelry show. Who is she ? ENTERTAINMENT 1
EXPLAIN. ENTERTAINMENT 2
Kaakha Kaakha was inspired from the lines of the kandha sashti kavasam . ‘ Kaakha Kaakha Kanagavel Kaakha’. Vaaranam Aayiram was inspired from the Aandal’s Thiruppavai.
What are these ? V-Rally (1997) Hot Pursuit (1998) V-Rally 2 (1999) High Stakes (1999) Porsche Unleashed (2000) Motor City Online (2001) Hot Pursuit 2 (2002) Underground (2003) Underground 2 (2004) Most Wanted (2005) ENTERTAINMENT 3
NEED FOR SPEED ENTERTAINMENT
IT WORLD Identify this multi-touch product which is developed as a software and hardware combination technology that allows a user, or multiple users, to manipulate digital content by the use of natural motions, hand gestures, or physical objects. 1
IT WORLD IDENTIFY. 2
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IT WORLD By doing a wordplay on the acronym HTML, this BITS Pilani graduate Mr.Sabeer Bhatia created something which took the internet world by storm. What? 3
MUSIC Identify the instrument. 1
____________ means Five Rivers around the city. It has an old Shiva temple dedicated to Panchanatheeswar. This place is more renowned for its association with one of the trinities. In the month of January most of the leading doyens of Carnatic music come here perform. Identify this place. MUSIC 2
MUSIC Identify the Tamil Song copied from this Track 3
MYTHOLOGY According to mythology, how did Nasik get its name ? 1
Shoorpanaka lost her nose (nasika) in an encounter with Lakshman at this place. MYTHOLOGY
MYTHOLOGY In Hindu mythology, ___________ is a magical herb which has the power to cure any malady. It can even revive a dead person. When Lakshmana was wounded and was nearly killed by Ravana's son Indrajit. Hanuman was called upon to fetch this herb from the mount Dronagiri in the Himalayas. Identify this magical Herb. 2
Sanjeevani (Selaginella bryopteris ) MYTHOLOGY
In Greek mythology, who is the goddess of Victory ? 3 MYTHOLOGY
POLITICS Identify this “Gentleman” . 1
“ Nicolas Paul Stéphane Sarközy de Nagy-Bocsa” President of the French Republic POLITICS
2. POLITICS Who is the mayor of Chennai ?
Mr. M. Subramaniam POLITICS
Who is the Governor of California ? 3 POLITICS
Arnold Alois Schwarzenegger POLITICS
SCIENCE “ Haridaswa sahasrarchi saptha sapthir mareechiman, Thimironmadhana shambhu thwashtwa marthanda amsuman.” “ हरिदश्वः सहस्रार्चिः सप्तसप्तिर्मरीचिमान् तिमिरोन्मथनः शंभुस्त्वष्टा मार्ताण्ड अंशुमान् ” This phrase represents the Sun God as the one who comes with seven horses. How would you associate a scientific phenomenon with this? 1
SCIENCE This sloka is from Aditya hridhayam. It explains about the seven horses of the sun god which represents the seven colours VIBGYOR.
2 SCIENCE History has that scientists were puzzled on the chemical structure of a particular compound . Its mystery was solved when this man dreamt of a snake swallowing its own tail. The compound has a similar structure. What was the compound ? Who is this man ?
Kekule and BENZENE SCIENCE
IDENTIFY THIS BIRD’S FAMILY 3 SCIENCE
Birds of paradise
SPORTS Identify this cricket player. 1
SPORTS Angelo Davis Mathews
Identify this Football team. 2. SPORTS
Fútbol Club Barcelona SPORTS
Identify this Indian hockey legend. 3. SPORTS
Major Dhyan 'Chand' Singh SPORTS
தமிழ் இலக்கியம் Who wrote “ தமிழ் தாய் வாழ்த்து ” ? 1
Thiru Manonmaniam Sundaram Pillai . தமிழ் இலக்கியம்
2. தமிழ் இலக்கியம் Who is the author of Ponniyin Selvan ?
Thiru Kalki Krishnamurthy தமிழ் இலக்கியம்
“ Katrathu Kai Mann Alavu, Kallathathu Ulagalavu" has been translated as "What you have learned is a mere handful; What you haven't learned is the size of the world“. Whose words are these and where would you find this in USA? 3. தமிழ் இலக்கியம்
தமிழ் இலக்கியம் Avvaiyar
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