Q1 . This poker hand is named after a fictional character, because in the fiction , she occupies a cell in prison numbered AA23 . This character was popularized by her “Cinnamon Bun” or “Doughnut” hair style and the infamous golden “metal bikini” slave outfit which was referenced and parodied in popular sitcoms like F.R.I.E.N.D.S, Full house etc . Identify the character.
Princess Leia , from Star Wars Played by Carrie Fisher
Q2. He made his football debut at age of 17 with Sportivo Luqueno in Argentina . He played much of his football in the Argentine league , apart from a small stint at Real Zaragoza in Spain . He was known for his fiery temper and eccentricity that landed many controversies , the most popular one being the brawl with Colombian Faustino Asprilla. He was also sentenced to six months in prison in France for the use of false documents about the compensation for end of his contract with Racing club de Strasbourg. He scored a total of 62 goals in his professional career, and also holds the record of the being the first person to achieve something which he did in 1999 playing for Velez. Who am I talking about?
Jose Luis Chilavert of Paraguay The first goal keeper to score a hat-trick
Q3. As a teenager, he was fascinated by physics. Although he planned to pursue an undergraduate degree in that subject at Delhi University, where he was accepted to the B.Sc. Physics Honors course, his brother talked him out of the idea. His brother told him that that he would end up “selling bananas” if he continued toward his projected goal of getting a Ph. D in physics. Instead, his brother said ” You should study engineering — specifically electrical engineering — a subject that was then growing more and more important “. He went on to become one of the most famous electronic chip designers of all time. Who?
Q4. This pear shaped, canary yellow colored diamond is named after the place of it’s origin and it was under the possession of the rulers of the place for almost 500 years . It was later sent to Empress Maria Theresa of Austria, the only female monarch of the Habsburg Dynasty but was returned to its original owners in 1860 who auctioned it off in 1920’s . Later , the diamond was bought by the president of Meyer Jewellery company . The company gave the diamond to Marilyn Monroe , who wore it for the shooting of the popular song “ Diamonds are a girl’s best friend” and also in the film “Gentlemen prefer Blondes” . Which is the diamond/ place am talking of?
Moon of Baroda It was initially owned by the Maharajas of Baroda,the Gaekwads Pic: Marilyn Monroe wearing it
Q5. _________ is described as a character who is "like the wind”, a drifter who lives as he wants and makes life a series of events and adventures. His greatest strength is his running speed which is more than the speed of sound . His weakness is that he can’t swim , sinking like a rock if plunged to a deep body of water . The 1993 European grand prix had the winner’s trophy in the shape of ____ since ______ was the mascot of the company which sponsored the Williams’ team which won the championship that year with Alain Prost. Often, rivals Mclaren used to paint a squashed ____ after winning races over Williams. Who’s he?
Sonic the hedgehog- Mascot of Sega and the biggest rival of Nintendo’s Mario . One of the first three characters to be inducted into the walk of game alongside Mario and Link.
Q6 . _________ , a hero of the Geats , battles three antagonists : Grendel , who has been attacking the resident warriors of a mead hall called Heorot in Denmark , Grendel’s mother and an unnamed dragon. The last battle takes place later in life , after returning to Geatland , modern Southern Sweden , where ______ has become a king . In the final battle, ________ is fatally wounded. After his death , his retainers bury him a tumulus in Geatland . Who is the hero?
Q7. It came to existence in 1952 and enjoyed a lot of popularity in the 50’s and 60’s . Kim Novak in the 1954 movie “French Riviera” was one of the earliest known usage in the Hollywood starlet circle. But it’s turning point was Audrey Hepburn’s 1961 movie “Breakfast at Tiffany’s” . During the 50’s and 60’s – celebrities popularly associated with it included John Lennon, Bob Dylan , James Dean, JFK, Andy Warhol etc. But by 1980’s , it had gone down in popularity when in 1982 a big deal with ‘Unique product placement’ to place it in movies and television shows brought it back to business. Tom Cruise’s 1983 movie ‘ Risky Business’ , Miami Vice , The Breakfast Club and celebrities like MJ , U2 , Madonna , Jack Nicholson etc helped the sales to increase by 20 fold in the year 1982. It underwent a slump in 1990 only to come back in the 2000’s thanks to increasing demand for the vintage product on eBay. What am I talking of?
Ray-Ban Wayfarer glasses The World’s most sold sunglasses
Q8. The 2001 Oscar winning movie “ Moulin Rouge” by Baz Luhrmann has got a lot do with Bollywood. The idea for such a lavish musical came out during the director’s visit to India where he watched a bollywood flick in a theatre in Rajasthan . It’s also got striking resemblance to the 1957 cult movie “Pyaasa” . The question is, which is the hindi number that’s used in this 2001 musical under the title “Hindi Sad Diamonds” to pay tribute to bollywood ?