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
• Answer W: Alfred Nobel• X: Nobel prize• Dynamite Z:• Y:George Bernard Shaw
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
Ans2 Graça Machel-- third wife of former South African President Nelson Mandela and the former widow of the late Mozambican President Samora Machel
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?
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 ?
Q5• What name is used in Bible for the final battle between the Good and the evil,at the end of the world•
Armageddon (from Ancient Greek: Ἁρμαγεδών Harmagedōn, Late Latin: Armagedōn) 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
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•
Q8• What is common to the Goan feni, Tirupathi ladoos, Mysore silk and Darjeeling tea?
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.•
Q9• Who was the first Indian in independent India to win a medal in an Individual Olympic event?••
Ans 9• Answer KD Jadhav won independent Indias first Olympic medalist,with bronze at 1952 helsinki games in freestyle wrestling
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?
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
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?
Q13• What organizations are referred to as Bretton Wood Sisters?
• the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and and World Bank Group
Q14• Johnson & Johnson employee Earle Dickson invented this for his wife Josephine, who frequently cut and burned herself while cooking. 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•
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?
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•
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
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
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
• 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?
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
• 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
• 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
• 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  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.
• 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
• 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. 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
•• 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
• 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
•• 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
• 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•
•• 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