6 sets of 5 questions each
Each set has four 1 pointers and a 3 pointer
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1,2 – Chris Columbus
3 – Alfonso Cuarón
4 – Mike Newell
5,6,7 – David Yates
What’s this list about?
A Bengali children’s magazine called
Sandesh. Who first made his appearance
in this magazine in 1965?
Since 1967, on or
birthday, April 2,
Day (ICBD) is
This 1884 book
intended for an
Today it is widely
read as a part of
To be certified as such, it needs to be 3
grown and processed in the sub-divisions
of Sadar, Kalimpong, Kumai and
The areas of New Chumta, Simulbari and
Marionbari in the Subtiguri Sub-Division
are not included.
What is being referred to?
life was this
It is said to be the chief food created by
God to nourish Adam in the guardian of
Eden. The fruit bearing tree was also said to
have been the building material for Prophet
They were supposedly Prophet
Mohammed's favorite fruit and there are
some 26 references to them in the Koran.
Which delectable fruit?
29 July 1981: 1
600,000 people filled the streets
of London, and an estimated 750
million watched it on TV.
It was a national holiday in Britain.
It was nominated for nine Academy
Awards, including Best Picture, but
Gandhi won, in 1982.
Richard Attenborough later declared: I
was certain that not only would ______
win, but that it should win. It was
inventive, powerful, wonderful. I make
more mundane movies.”
Which out of this world film?
is this a
It is told in three threaded stories. In the
first story, two Indians fall out of an
exploding airplane and survive. In another
story, a poor Indian girl leads a pilgrimage
of villagers into the Arabian Sea, where they
The third story makes up only 70 of the 550
pages of the novel, but it created enough
Name the controversial novel
Bought by the current owner in 1988 it is 5
located in the Santa Ynez Valley in
California. Covering over 2,800 acres it
includes among other things, a zoo and
theme park, super slides, dragon
wagons and kiddie roller coasters.
It is named after a fantasy island where
children never grow up.
Owner and place?
India has an
The city is home to several museums and a
major base for the Indian Navy and the Indian
Coast Guard. It is also the headquarters of the
Tri Services Command. The airport is named
after the guy above. Which city / airport
It is the oldest professional sports
trophy in America. Originally inscribed
the Dominion Hockey Challenge Cup,
the trophy was donated in 1892 by the
then governor general of Canada. Also
known as 'The Cup' or the 'Holy Grail‘.
Which trophy am I talking about?
This tournament was conceived by 4
members of the Harvard University
who wished to challenge a British
team. The first match between the
United States and Britain was held at
the Longwood cricket club in Boston,
Massachusets in 1900. United States
went on to win the match.
This tournament started of as a biennial
tournament in 1983. It then became an
annual tournament in 1998. The city of
Ipoh in Malaysia hosts this tournament
year after year.
What is being referred to here?
This tournament is often described as
the ‘Wimbledon of Chess’. The first
edition was held on 1978 and is an
annual affair hosted in the same city.
The city gives rise to the name of the
tournament. Vishwanathan Anand has
won this tournament thrice.
Which city/tournament is this?
With the dust of the IPL settling down and
World Cup T20 just getting interesting, a lot of
us forget that we too have a domestic T20
tournament. Tamil Nadu are the defending
champions and Punjab were the runners up.
What is this tournament called?