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  • 1. Question - 1<br />
  • 2. __________________is a group of fictional characters created by American cartoonist Charles ………...They are a satirical inversion of the ideal American family; an eccentric, wealthy clan who delight in the macabre and are unaware that people find them bizarre or frightening. They originally appeared as a series of single panel cartoons, published in The New Yorker between 1938 and 1988. They have since been adapted to other media, including television series, films, and video games<br />
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  • 7. On April 2nd 2005, the city of Copenhagen began a celebration of the bicentennial of his birth. The celebrations include Once Upon a Time - a dance-and-theatre extravaganza at the soccer stadium in Copenhagen, as also a year-long exhibition in a book-shaped building near the Rosenborg Castle. Who<br />
  • 8. This 1947 invention resulted out of a Hungarian-born physicist's efforts at improving the resolution of electron microscope images. Pictures of a toy-train and a bird were transformed using this technology in 1962 - its first successful application. It was given a name derived from the Greek words for 'complete' and 'message'. What?<br />
  • 9. His name, little known, is PremBehariNarainRaizada (Saxena), son of BrijBehariNarainRaizada of Delhi. He wrote a well-known ‘thing’ in his own hand, using a flowing italic style in the best calligraphic traditions of our country. What did he write<br />
  • 10. Karnataka KhadiGramodyogaSamyukthaSanghain Hubli<br /> Put funda<br />
  • 11. The Aubrey Holes, named after the 17th century antiquarian John Aubrey, are 56 pits laid out in a circular fashion. In the vicinity of which man-made landmark would you find the Aubrey Holes?<br />
  • 12. They are 41.6m high and were placed at the corners of the plinth to provide architectural balance. Each has a slant outwards, varying between 5 and 20 cms - thus designed to minimize damage to the main structure if they fell during an earthquake. They each carry in elaborate form the letters of the phrase ar-Rahman or 'The All Merciful', one of the 99 names of Allah. What are we talking about?<br />
  • 13. It is the most accurate and comprehensive record of past climate available on the planet. It provides information from the last 150,000 years about CO2 levels, temperature changes, volcanic activity and solar flares as also unique data on the consequences of human activity since the Industrial Revolution. What are we talking about?<br />
  • 14. Broom, rock, pebble, house, pin, tee line, hog line, back line, hack, hammer, delivery stick etc. are terms associated with which precision sport?<br />
  • 15. In 1930, this Canadian who took degrees in theology and medicine was asked to investigate the rumour that playing ________ could cause lasting damage to the heart and the kidneys. His study showed that though the game was quite strenuous, the scare had no substance. Who?<br />
  • 16. Eugene Cernan, in his memoirs The Last Man on the ____, mentions that he is the holder of a very dubious and disappointing honour. Complete the title of his book.<br />
  • 17. Names such as 'Jot & Jerk', 'Mount & Show', 'Press & Peel', 'Papillon' etc were once proposed for this invention, later featured at the New York Museum of Modern Art as an icon of beautiful everyday design in its "Humble Masterpieces" exhibit. Name the invention.<br />
  • 18. A standard specimen of this, dropped from a height of 12 inches must rebound to a height of 9 -10 inches.<br />
  • 19. This publishing label made its debut in 1941 with WorzelGummidge, a book featuring a talking scarcrow, created by Barbara Todd. The first set of books issued by the label had distinctive redand-<br /> white jackets. From 1948 onwards, all their books featured an introduction titled 'How the book<br /> came to be written'. Which publishing label?<br />
  • 20. This was possibly the first-ever India-specific marketing campaign. Put together in 1939 by Harvey Duncan of Lintas, the campaign ensured that the palm tree logo became familiar across the country. The campaign also featured innovative packaging - a square 10-pound tin, a round 5-pound tin and a special 1/4 pound tin for sampling, all in a distinctive green-and-yellow combination. What ?<br />
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  • 22. Nicolas Brakespeare was the first and only Englishman to do something from 1154 to 1159?<br />
  • 23. ______________is a syndicated 30-minute American science fiction animated television series produced by Ruby-Spears and animated in Japan by Sunrise. Comic book legends Jack Kirby and Gil Kane contributed to the design and concepts of the show. It features as main characters Max Ray , Jake Rockwell, Ace McCloud<br />
  • 24. The origin of this phrase, meaning ‘to make up one’s mind to go through with an unpleasant<br />situation or experience’, dates back to the days when the wounded had to be seen to without the benefit of anaesthetics or painkillers. The victim would be given an object that would help him brace himself against the coming pain. What phrase?<br />
  • 25. Traditionally, the last person to do what is called the Lantern Rouge or the red lantern (because it hangs off the back of a train). What?<br />
  • 26. Which television series uses the tag line “Everyone has a little dirty laundry” and has many of its episode titles derived from songs by Stephen Sondheim<br />
  • 27. Captain Mingaud was imprisoned for political reasons during the French Revolution. With the help of a fellow prisoner, he was able to have a billiard table installed in his cell. It was during his incarceration that he became obsessed with the game and perfected an invention. His obsession became so intense, that at the end of his prison term, he actually asked for a longer sentence so that he could complete his study of the game. What innovation did he contribute to the game?<br />
  • 28. He discovered the urea cycle in 1932 and the citric acid cycle in 1937, and was awarded the Nobel Prize in Physiology/Medicine in 1953. Who? <br />
  • 29. In 2005, researchers at the Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center in New York have changed the name of PrakisOrilis Kanto erythroid myeloid ontogenic gene (a gene found to cause cancer) to the more<br /> unobtrusive Zbtb7 due to legal pressure from which company?<br />
  • 30. To finish on a happy note<br /> What is the Italian word for “cheerful”<br />

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