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Intercollegiate quiz.Pulsating at close contest.Next year promises to be tougher as the inaugral one was a cake walk for the winners from University college,Trivandrum

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  1. 1. Intercollegiate Quiz 2013
  2. 2. Q1• There is this famous Swedish scientist and engineer W who perhaps is better known to the world for laying the foundations of X. A famous playright Y once said - “ I can forgive W for having invented Z, but only a fiend (enemy) in human form could have invented X”. Incidentally scientist W, was quite multi-talented. He also authored a prose tragedy in four acts based on the life of Beatrice Cenci partly inspired by PB shelly.Identify W,X,Y,Z
  3. 3. • Answer W: Alfred Nobel• X: Nobel prize• Dynamite Z:• Y:George Bernard Shaw
  4. 4. Q2• She is the only person in the world to have been married to the Presidents of two different nations and thus being the First Lady of two different Nations.Name the lady
  5. 5. Ans2 Graça Machel-- third wife of former South African President Nelson Mandela and the former widow of the late Mozambican President Samora Machel
  6. 6. Q3• Sanjiv Mehta, a Mumbai-born entrepreneur who completed the process of buying the this company in 2005 from the "30 or 40" people who owned it. The formal start of the Company is usually dated back to 1600 when Britains Queen Elizabeth I granted a group of merchants a charter under the name The Company of Merchants of London Trading into the --------Now, the brand sells luxury gift sets, teas, coffees, jams and other goods inspired by its history?
  7. 7. East india company
  8. 8. Q4• It’s usually said that the human tongue can detect only four basic tastes: sweet, sour, bitter and salty, and that all tastes are combinations of these. In recent years some researchers have added a fifth taste, umami (which is a pleasant savory taste) to the other four, though western food scientists are divided about whether it really exists or not. What ingredient is usually used to provide the umami ?
  9. 9. Monosodium glutamate or as Aji-no- moto
  10. 10. Q5• What name is used in Bible for the final battle between the Good and the evil,at the end of the world•
  11. 11. Armageddon (from Ancient Greek: Ἁρμαγεδών Harmagedōn,[1][2] Late Latin: Armagedōn[3]) will be, according to the Book of Revelation, the site of a battle during the end times, variously interpreted aseither a literal or symbolic location. The term is also used in a generic sense to refer to any end of the world scenario
  12. 12. Q6• When Indian forces drove away the Portuguese from this colony, it became in the eyes of international law, an independent country. The residents of the colony requested the Government of India for administrative help. Mr. K.G. Badlani, an officer of the Indian Administrative Service (IAS) was sent as the administrator. In 1961, Mr. Badlani was, for one day, designated the Prime Minister of the ‘country’, so that, as Head of State, he could sign an agreement with the Prime Minister of India, Jawaharlal Nehru, and formally merge the ‘country’ with the Republic of India. Identify this former Portuguese colony•
  13. 13. • Answer• Dadra and Nagar Haveli
  14. 14. Q7• The National sports day of India is celeberated on 29th August is the birthday of which Legendary Sportsperson?••
  15. 15. Dhyan chand
  16. 16. Q8• What is common to the Goan feni, Tirupathi ladoos, Mysore silk and Darjeeling tea?
  17. 17. Ans 8• AnswerAll these are Geographical Indication (GI) patented . A geographical indication (GI) is a name or sign used on certain products which corresponds to a specific geographical location or origin (e.g. a town, region, or country). The use of a GI may act as a certification that the product possesses certain qualities, is made according to traditional methods, or enjoys a certain reputation, due to its geographical origin.•
  18. 18. Q9• Who was the first Indian in independent India to win a medal in an Individual Olympic event?••
  19. 19. Ans 9• Answer KD Jadhav won independent Indias first Olympic medalist,with bronze at 1952 helsinki games in freestyle wrestling
  20. 20. Q10• The Apu Trilogy is a trilogy consisting of three Bengali films directed by Satyajit Ray: Pather Panchali (Song of the Little Road), Aparajito (The Unvanquished) and Apur Sansar (The World of Apu).Who created The original music for the trilogy?
  21. 21. Answer 10• Ravi Shankar
  22. 22. Q11• She won the Junior National Lawn Tennis Championship in 1966 and the Asian Lawn Tennis Championship in 1972. She won the presidents Galantary award in 1979. She is the Winner of Ramon Magsaysay Award in 1994. A non fiction feature film on her life, Yes Madam, Sir, has been produced by Australian film maker, Megan Doneman?Who is the person
  23. 23. Kiran bedi
  24. 24. Q12• Montichiari is a town and comune in the province of Brescia, in Lombardy,in Italy. It received the honorary title of city with a presidential decree on December 27, 1991.On its territory there are the "GabrieleDAnnunzio" airport and the fair center"Centro Fiera del Garda". This town has an indoor volleyball court. What is its name?
  25. 25. Jimmy george stadium
  26. 26. Q13• What organizations are referred to as Bretton Wood Sisters?
  27. 27. • the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and and World Bank Group
  28. 28. Q14• Johnson & Johnson employee Earle Dickson invented this for his wife Josephine, who frequently cut and burned herself while cooking.[2] The prototype allowed her to dress her wounds without assistance. Dickson passed the idea on to his employer, which went on to produce and market the product Which product•
  29. 29. Band Aid
  30. 30. Q15• Which country granted asylum to Julain Assange,Wiki Leaks founder in its london embassy?
  31. 31. • Answer: Ecuador
  32. 32. Q16• It was an ancient seaport and an Urban centre.Kerala Council for Historical Research (KCHR) suggest that the location of the disappeared port could have been at Pattanam, a small town 2 km north of North Paravur, Ernakulam district and 9 km south of Kodungallur.It is referred to as Murachipattanam in Valmikis Ramayana.Name the port which is now in News?
  33. 33. • Muziris
  34. 34. q17• In the world of Renaissance art,how do we better know the model who was the wife of Florentine banker Zanobi Del Giacondo•
  35. 35. • Answer: Monalisa
  36. 36. Q18• What message did Julius Caesar send to Rome after winning the Battle of Pharnaces?Variations of this is used in Music,Art,Literature,art and entertainment even now•
  37. 37. • veni vidi vici in latin which means ..I came,I saw,I conquered
  38. 38. Q19• An IFS officer his debut Novel “Q and A” became international best seller and the 2008 film based on it won 10 oscar nominations out of which it won 8 awards ?.•• Identify the novelist••
  39. 39. Answer Vikas Swarup
  40. 40. Q20• 20 Addor Gopalakrishnan movie which depicts the story of decline of feudal system in kerala and how the lords were unable to adjust to the changed situation.The lords refuse to change their mindsets getting trapped in their own homes?It won the National award for best malayalam film Name the film•
  41. 41. • Elipathayam
  42. 42. q21• In Kottayam, where exactly will you find school of Licknomics and Colonel Sanders smiling at you?
  43. 43. Answer : KFC outlet in Kanjikuzhi
  44. 44. Q22• Left-arm unorthodox spin bowlers use a wrist hand action to spin the ball which turns from off to leg side of the cricket pitch. The direction of turn is the same as that of a traditional right-handed off spin bowler; however, the ball will usually turn more sharply due to the spin being imparted predominantly by the wrist.What is it popularily called
  45. 45. • Chinaman
  46. 46. Q23• 23 In India, it officially denotes the end of Republic Day festivities. It is conducted on the evening of January 29, the third day after the Republic Day. It is performed by the bands of the three wings of the military, the Indian Army, the Indian Navy and the Indian Air Force. The venue is Raisina Hills and an adjacent square, Vijay Chowk. What is the event
  47. 47. • Ans. – Beating Retreat
  48. 48. Q24• Beautiful mind a hollywood oscar winning movie made in 2001 is about an American mathematician whose works in game theory, differential geometry, and partial differential equations have provided insight into the forces that govern chance and events inside complex systems in daily life.Name him
  49. 49. • John Nash,Nobel laureate in economics
  50. 50. Q25• The national song of republic of India-Vande mataram is taken from which book of Bankim Chandra Chatterjee•
  51. 51. • Answer: Anandmath
  52. 52. Round1 India round
  53. 53. • According to tradition,if a Hindustani classical raga has a prefix Miyan like Miyan ki Todi, Miyan ki Malhar, Miyan ki Mand, Who is the composer
  54. 54. Answer• Tansen
  55. 55. • Which indian soaps brand name set up by tatas gets its name from an leon Delibes opera about an Indian maiden called Lakshmi
  56. 56. • LAKME
  57. 57. • Which Sarod artist composed the raga Priyadarsini on Mrs gandhis death
  58. 58. • Amjad ali Khan
  59. 59. • What is Mysore paints and varnishes limited contribution to our democratic process
  60. 60. • Indelible ink
  61. 61. • By what name is Orissa refered to By Tagore in our national Anthem
  62. 62. • Utkala
  63. 63. Round 2 World round
  64. 64. • This was a political movement for reformation within the Communist Party of the Soviet Union during the 1980s (1986), widely associated with Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev and his glasnost (meaning "openness") policy reform?How do we know this restructuring movement?
  65. 65. • Answer:Perestroika
  66. 66. • Who shared the Noble peace prize with Yasser Arafat in 1994?
  67. 67. • Shimon Peres and Yitzhak rabin
  68. 68. • Name the scientist and science fiction writer who coined the term Robotics
  69. 69. • Issac Assimov
  70. 70. • Which Mel gibson movie is based on the life and times of William Wallace of Scotland
  71. 71. • Brave heart
  72. 72. • What did the pharmcist Caleb Bradham invent
  73. 73. • Pepsi cola
  74. 74. In the Who s who round we will have 3 clue 30 marks for answering in clue 1,20 in clue 2 and 10 in clue 3. No passing in Who s who round. Overall time 45 secs including giving of clues.So goto next clue if you don’t know the answerRound 3 Who’s who
  75. 75. • Clue 1:He was born to a Bengali Hindu Brahmin family of Santiniketan,West Bengal and his name was given By Rabindranath Tagore• Clue2 The Indian economist work “Poverty and Famines: An Essay on Entitlement and Deprivation (1981), a book in which he argued that famine occurs not only from a lack of food, but from inequalities built into mechanisms for distributing food.• Clue 3 His Book Argumentative Indian challenges the myth that west has exclusive access to the values that lie at the foundation of rationality and reasoning, science and evidence, liberty and tolerance, and of course rights and justice
  76. 76. • His father was a midfielder in the bronze medal- winning Indian field hockey team at the 1972 Munich Olympics and mother captained the Indian basketball team in the 1980 Asian basketball championship• Clue 2 He is making a debut in Ashok Kohlis Rajdhani Express, a socio-political thriller. As per reports he plays a terrorist in the film.• Clue 3 He beat Fernando Meligeni to win the bronze medal,in ATLANTA olympics
  77. 77. • Another student from Shantiniketan,he started his career as a visualiser in an ad agency doing cover of Jawaharlal Nehrus Discovery of India• Clue 2 His first movie which literally translated means Song of the Road [1] is a novel written by Bibhutibhushan Bandopadhyay and won critical acclaim• Clue 3 An honorary Oscar was awarded to him weeks before his death, which he received in a gravely ill condition.
  78. 78. • 1 Indian-American astrophysicist was a nephew of CV Raman.• Clue 2 He worked in distinct periods worked in various areas including stellar structure, theory of white dwarfs, stellar dynamics, theory of radiative transfer, quantum theory of the negative ion of Hydrogen, hydrodynamic and hydromagnetic stability• Clue 3 He won the 1983 Nobel Prize for Physics for key discoveries that led to the currently accepted theory on the later evolutionary stages of massive stars
  79. 79. • Austrian-born American management consultant, educator, and author who conducted political audit": a two-year social-scientific analysis of the GM corporation• Clue 2 He taught that management is “a liberal art,” and he infused his management advice with interdisciplinary lessons from history, sociology, psychology, philosophy, culture and religion.[2] He also believed strongly that all institutions, including those in the private sector, have a responsibility to the whole of society which he wrote in the book Management: Tasks, Responsibilities, Practices• Clue 3 he invented the concept known as management by objectives
  80. 80. Visual roundRound 4
  81. 81. Identify sport q1
  82. 82. Q2Name the Film based on AMUL Story
  83. 83. Q3-Identify the band
  84. 84. Q1Identify the person
  85. 85. Round 5 Sports round
  86. 86. • Q1) After which World War 1 pilot is the venue of French open tennis Championship named
  87. 87. • Roland Garros
  88. 88. • Q2 )Who was the first unseeded player to win the Wimbeldon Mens Singles title
  89. 89. • Boris becker
  90. 90. •• Q3 Maria Irudayam is a two-time World Champion and nine time national champion in his sporting discipline. He is the Only person to be awarded the Arjuna Award in his sport. Which sport does he play
  91. 91. • Answer.Carrom
  92. 92. • Who was the First Dronacharya recipient in athletics?
  93. 93. • OM NAmbiar
  94. 94. LiteratureRound 6
  95. 95. • For which Work did RK Narayan win the Sahitya Akademi Award in 1960
  96. 96. • Answer: Guide
  97. 97. • Q2 Which book won the booker of booker prize in 2008
  98. 98. • Midnights children
  99. 99. • Q3 Which Mexican Ambassador to India in 1960 won the Nobel prize for Literature 3 decades later
  100. 100. • Octavio Paz
  101. 101. • In the world of Hindi letters how is one time school teacher Dhanpatrai Srivastava known as?
  102. 102. • Premchand
  103. 103. One moreVisual roundRound 7
  104. 104. Q2 Identify the person on whom movie was released last year
  105. 105. Q6 This is the mascot for 2014 Soccerworld cup in Brazil.Name the animalon which its based
  106. 106. Q7 Identify the cartoonist
  107. 107. Q8 Third day of every sydney test match is called Pink day?Why
  108. 108. Audience questionIdentify the team
  109. 109. Audience q2On opening page of which site will you find this
  110. 110. Answer
  111. 111. Audience q 3 Connect
  112. 112. 6 questions in 60 seconds
  113. 113. • In 1977 who became the first person to address the UN General assembly in Hindi• Answer: AB Vajpayee• 2 Which party was formed by Subhash Chandra bose in 1939 after his break from Congress• Ans Forward Bloc• 3 What toy is named after the daughter of Ruth and Eliot handler,the founder of mattel• Answer:Barbie• 4 Who was Indias first Union Minister for Information technology• Answer Pramod Mahajan• 5 Which provision in indian constitution guarantees a special status to J and K• Article 370• 6 Who captained the Indian under 19 side that won the world cup in 2000• Mohammed Kaif
  114. 114. •• Which word In japanese means planting in Tray• Bonsai• Who is the only Pakistan national to win bharat Ratna• Answer Khan Abdul Ghaffar Khan• Which Indian cricketer has the name drawn from hindu mythology which is the collective name of twins Dasra and natya• Answer:Aswin•• What name is given to professional who analyses election trends and predicts results• Answer PSephologist• In which logo will you find a panda named Chi Chi• WWF•• What word Descri bes the time of the year when day and night are of equal length• Ans Equinox
  115. 115. • Which crop is traditionally used in Russia to Distill Vodka• Answer Potato• Which religious dignitary wears the fishermans ring?• Answer Pope• Who signed the Tashkent Declaration along with SHastri in 1966• Answer Ayub Khan• What is the electoral symbol of Sharad Pawar led Nationalist Congress party• Ans Clock• 5)Which was the first Asian Country to host Summer Olympics• Ans Tokyo in 1964• 6 What indoor game was invented by James Naismith Naismith in 14 to provide an "athletic distraction to bunch rowdy college kids• Answer:Basket ball•
  116. 116. •• What has been taken from Mundaka Upanishad as national motto of India• Ans Satyamev Jayate• 2 By what name did Abdul Kadar act in Films• Ans Prem Nazir• 3 Name Mamootys Autobiography• Ans Chamayngal Illathe• 4 Which Indian Business woman was named as most powerful business woman for second year in succession by Fortune magazine• Answer Chanda Kochar of ICICI• 5 Who was Awarded a special Oscar in 1928 for writing acting and directing the film CIRCUS• Charlie Chaplin• 6 According to the 1998 Guinness Book of World Records, this song is the most recognized song in the English language and in 1998 Warner/Chappell Music, Inc. bought the the copyright of this song for 5 million dollars.Which song• Answer Happy birthday to you
  117. 117. Thanks for your active participation