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  • 1. Mosstermind Fun n Fundas Week 10
  • 2. Venky kiVi Ban
  • 3. The Rules 6 sets of 5 questions each Each set has four 1 pointers and a 3 pointer No Negatives Please email Venky for answers
  • 4. Set 1 Indian Colleges
  • 5. 1 “Om Sahana Vavatu Saha Nau Bhunaktu Saha Viryam Kara Va Vahai Tejasvina Vadhi Tamastu Ma Vidvisha Vahai Om Shanti, Shanti, Shanti” A Sanskrit sloka. The line highlighted above, is part of which educational institution's logo?
  • 6. "Mood Indigo" (1930) is a jazz 2 composition and song, with music by Duke Ellington and Barney Bigard with lyrics by Irving Mills. It is performed both as an instrumental and as a vocal; it has been recorded by a countless number of artists, ranging from Nat "King" Cole to Louis Armstrong. Why is “Mood Indigo” popular in the Indian college circuit?
  • 7. 3 In addition to the main campus, it has campuses in Dubai, Goa and Hyderabad, and an extension center in Bangalore. Their primary motive is to "train young men and women able and eager to create and put into action such ideas, methods, techniques and information". Identify
  • 8. 4 Identify
  • 9. 5 The National Institute of Technology at Jaipur was established in the year 1963 in the "pink city" of India. MNIT is one of the 20 NITs established in different states of the country, and named after a famous statesman / reformer whose efforts got it set up. Who is it named after?
  • 10. Set 2 wars
  • 11. 1 Modeled after the Arc de Triomphe, its foundation stone was laid by the Duke of Connaught. It was inaugurated by Lord Irwin a few years later. Which is this monument raised to the memory of soldiers who were killed in the Afghan Wars?
  • 12. 2 Paris gave a golden apple to Aphrodite. In return for Paris' judgment, Aphrodite promised Paris the most beautiful woman in the world. Unfortunately, the lady in question was already married to King Menelaus of Sparta… What ancient war does this lead to?
  • 13. 3 The nominees for the Nobel Peace Prize in 1939 included the Inter- Parliamentary Union, Les Lieux de Genève, Chamberlain, Cornejo, Jacquinot, Benes and which other personality? PS – The prize was cancelled that year due to WW II.
  • 14. 4 What completes the trilogy?
  • 15. 5 Among the numerous towns and cities founded by the Pandavas, five are prominently mentioned and still exist. They are Indraprastha, Sonprastha, Tilprastha, Vyagprastha and __________. Sadashivrao Bhau of Pune lost the last famous skirmish here in 1761.
  • 16. Set 3 Band names
  • 17. 1 Formed by Noel and Michael Hogan in Limerick in 1990... Which band?
  • 18. 2 All the way to the descent of the children of Israel into Egypt, it contains biblical stories such as Noah’s Ark and the Tower of Babel.
  • 19. 3 Al-Hasa, Kufra, Gaberoun, Awjila, La Cianega, Marin, Tabas and Siwa are the well known ones. They are formed from underground rivers or aquifers, where water can reach the surface naturally by pressure or by man made wells.
  • 20. 4 Opened for Iron Maiden at Bangalore, in March 2007…
  • 21. 5 This sort of hair style… or a cocktail of a coffee liqueur, Baileys Irish Cream and Grand Marnier… or a band.
  • 22. Set 4 Reality BITES
  • 23. 1 This show was created by Simon Fuller of American Idol fame. The participants get a chance of winning hybrid SUV, $100,000 in cash, a dancing role in Celine Dion’s Las Vegas show and the title of ‘America’s Favourite Dancer’. Which Show?
  • 24. 2 Perhaps the only reality television series to be broadcasted on ESPN. Produced by Mark Burnett, the show is hosted by Sugar Ray Leonard and Sylvester Stallone. Sergio won season 1 after he beat Peter at Caesar’s Palace at Las Vegas. Name this series.
  • 25. 3 Which popular reality television series gets its name from a term used by George Orwell in his 1949 novel ‘1984’?
  • 26. 4 • Australia’s most economic bowler of the 1992 cricket world cup • Has played in 12 test matches and 38 ODIs • Member of the ICL commentary team • Hosts the show ‘Last Chance Learners’ and another popular reality show which has made him a household name in India
  • 27. 5 In which reality show would you meet the following people: Aman Talwar Pranav Damle Atirek Sharma Kapil Mathur Ather Parwez Manmohan T Ali Bana Manas Katyal Elesh Parujanwala Ashwin C Luv Khanna Rishi Dwivedi Raman Handa Kripal Singh Chitiz Jain Deepak Raghav
  • 28. Set 5 heard here
  • 29. 1 A collaboration with Snoop Dogg on a famous anniversary. ID the singer.
  • 30. 2 ID the speaker.
  • 31. 3 ID the Bond movie
  • 32. 4 ID the two characters
  • 33. 5 ID the movie
  • 34. Set 6 FMCG brands
  • 35. 1 Which company owns this brand?
  • 36. 2 Marico markets well-known brands such as Parachute, Saffola, Sweekar, Hair & Care. They also own a chain of retail skin care solutions outlets, currently numbering 85 in India and the Middle East. What are these called?
  • 37. 3 Nestle India has discontinued the production of its energy drink _____ because of dropping sales. The product has been losing its market share to competition from Boost, a GlaxoSmithKline brand. This is the first major brand after 'Pure Life' water that Nestle has discontinued in India. ID this globally successful brand
  • 38. 4 Ayurvedic therapy centers owned by which famous consumer goods company?
  • 39. 5 Which recent brand campaign uses a 1954 Kishore Kumar song and was kicked off in the last week of June 2009, with specific focus on July 1? In a direct corporate campaign, employees of many companies got this product along with their paychecks for June.