Article 1, Clause 1 of the Indian Constitution
THE UNION AND ITSTERRITORY
1. Name and territory of the union
(1) ____, that is ___, shall be a Union of
What are the two words blanked out? (order
This musical instrument can be played loudly
or softly depending on how it is used - hence
its original name in Italian meant 'soft and
strong'.Today it is just known by the Italian
word 'soft'.Which instrument?
There have been only six films (so far) by this
film-maker, of which he directed five. Hrithik
Roshan, Abhishek Bachchan, Sonu Sood, and
Shahid Kapoor have been the male leads in
these films.There is one notable omission.
Who is this missing male lead, and what
name connects all of these people in these
Salman Khan, "Prem"; the
director is Sooraj Barjatya
Take the Latin word for 'salted'. Give it a
Spanish touch.You get something which is an
accompaniment to food, especially if you are
The MacBook Air (unveiled as
the "thinnest laptop")
Which 2014 Lok Sabha candidate once
hosted a show called "PalmoliveTop 10" in
which he played characters such as "Analysis
Anandan", "VengeanceVeerappan", "Abdul
Cutpiece", and "Future Futardo"?
In 1979, someone showed up at a London
school looking for some children to perform
in something happening next door.Without
telling the principal, a maverick teacher Alun
Renshaw roped in some of the school kids.
Many people were upset at what these
children were made to do.What did they do?
Sang "We Don't Need No
Education" (Pink Floyd).
In 2014, Ekta Kapoor was the subject of
protests by the Sri Rajput Karni Sena, who
were protesting against the depiction of
which husband-wife pair in one of her serials?
Jodha-Akbar; they claim there
was no person called Jodha
married to Akbar.
The director of this 1997 Oscar-winning film
says that the title came from a quote by Leon
Trotsky, the Communist leader who was in
exile in Mexico.Trotsky was facing a threat to
life from Stalin, saw his wife in the garden
and wrote that, in spite of all his problems,
"_________".Fill in the blanks.
The periodical "Sky andTelescope" once ran a
contest for an alternative name to this term.
The judges included science-writer Carl
Sagan. Some of the entries: Hubble Bubble,
Bertha D'Universe, and even SAGAN
(Scientists Awestruck by God's Awesome
Nature). Calvin and Hobbes would have
preferred HSK (Horrendous Space Kablooie!).
TheWhite House website allows for online
petitions to be submitted. One petition in Jan
2014 got over a 100,00 signatures, and asked
for the deporting of someone from the US.
The petition: "We would like to see this
dangerous, reckless, destructive and drug-
abusing person deported and his green card
revoked. He is not only threatening the safety
of our people, but he is also a terrible
influence on our nation's youth."Who?
Justin Bieber, after his
infamous arrest for drugs and
This famous saying was originally stated in
French in 1637 as "Je pense, donc je suis".
Think and tell me what is the English version
"I think, therefore I am", by
Descartes ("cogito ergo sum" in
It was established as Hindu College in 1817 to
enable Hindus of the region to obtain English
education. In 1855, with a view to allowing
non-Hindu students as well, it was
reconstituted and renamed. As what?
A company that wishes to 'go public' files a
document with its local Securities Board or
Commission.This contains a a disclosure
statement in red ink stating that the
company is not yet selling its shares.Why
could this document remind you of an
element in a mystery novel?
It is called a "red herring
prospectus". The phrase "red
herrings" also refers to throwing
something off the scent, as in
the mystery novel's detective
being led astray.
In 1974, Congolese handball player Didier
____ crossed the Zaire river to watch
Muhammad Ali fight George Foreman in the
"Rumble in the Jungle" bout in Kinshasa. In
2008, this anecdote was recounted by his son,
an upcoming sportsman because of
comparisons to one of these two boxers.Who
is this son?
Joe-Wilfried Tsonga, who
resembles Ali. (We don't know if
his mom went to the fight. Let's
leave it at that.)
Ronald M. Sega was the first astronaut of
Slovenian origin.Who is the second?
Sunita Williams, whose mother
is of Slovenian ancestry.
Seen here on the cover of an edition ofTime
magazine in 1932, his middle name was
Augustus.What was his first and last name?
Charles and Lindbergh; the
kidnapped baby of Lindbergh
From 2002, Australia began to export these to
Saudi Arabia, where they are much in
demand for use in food, esp. during the Hajj
season.Traditionally, the Saudis had been
importing these from North Africa, but
Australia is now a major source.What?
It is the largest lake in Great Britain in terms
of surface area, but second in terms of
volume. Sports-wise, it is now for being
adjacent to a golf club where its nation's open
tournament was also once held. Perhaps it is
most famous as a product brand in a comic