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Q1. Born in Patna, Bihar on 22 December, 1666, he wasa warrior, poet and philosopher.Married three times and had four children. Founder of a military order , he was assassinated byBeshal Beg and Jamshed Khan in 1708 . Who?
Q2.Born on May 18, 1981 to Indian immigrants in Ontario, Canada as Karen Malhotra. She was brought up as a Sikh and sent to a Catholic school where she played street hockey and practiced ice hockey.On her website she claims to have had her first kiss at 11, lost her virginity to abasketball player at 16 and discovered her bisexuality at 18
*Q4. Put FundaI show gratitude to thee, Mother, richly-watered, richly-fruited, cool with the winds of the south, dark with the crops of the harvests, The Mother!
Q5.The word X was invented by Jonathan Swift and used in his book Gullivers Travels. It represents a person who is repulsive in appearance and action and is barely human. The founders selected the word X for their companys name because they considered themselves one of the community-members. The company and the word, X?
Q6. This is a cuboid-shaped building in Mecca, SaudiArabia, and is the most sacredsite in Islam. All Muslims around the world face thisbuilding while doing their prayers, no matter wherethey are.
Q7.The Forbes Fictional 15 is a list generated by Forbes magazine that lists the 15 richestpeople in the realm of fiction. The members are characters from movies, books, cartoons, television etc. In the 2005 list, X (Estimated Worth: Excessive) topped with Richie Rich and Scrooge McDuck ending at 3rd and 6th respectively. However, X never appearedagain after Forbes was bombarded by letters from outraged children.
*Q10.Makardhwaj , a half reptile, as per mythology is the son of a famed Hindu lord X . As per themyth, Makardhwaj’s mother was agiant fish and she got impregnated when a sweat bead from X’s body went into its mouth, while X was taking a dip in the sea. Identify X.
Q11.Great Britain batted first and scored 117, andbowled France out for 78. Great Britain thenscored 145 for 5 in their secondinnings, setting the hosts a target of 185. Thetourists bowled out France for 26 to win thematch by 158 runs, a significant margin, butwith only five minutes of the matchremaining. Which tournament?
Q13. X is characterized as having an overtly intellectual personality: he exhibits a strict adherence toroutine, a tenuous understanding of irony, sarcasm and humor, a vocal admiration for his superior intellect, and a general lack of humility. These characteristics provide the bulk of his characters humor and the center of some episodes. He has been described as the shows breakout character Reviewers and fans have speculated that X’spersonality traits are consistent with a diagnosis of Asperger syndrome and/or obsessive–compulsive personality disorder .
*Q15.TIME picked the Person of The Century in its last issue of 20th century on December 31, 1999.It was debated whether X should have been made Person of the Century for his impact on the twentieth century. The argument was based on Times explicit criterion that the person chosen should have the greatest impact on this century, for better or worse.In the same issue of Time, essayist Nancy Gibbs addressed the topic with the article ”The Necessary Evil?” In the article, she argues that X "was simply the latest in a long line of murderous figures, stretching back to before Genghis Khan. The only difference was technology: X went about his cynical carnage with all the efficiency that modern industry had perfected" and presents several rhetorical questions such as "Evil may be a powerful force, aseductive idea, but is it more powerful than genius, creativity, courage or generosity?” And ultimately , Y was the unanimous choice. Identify X and Y.
Q16. In 1944, which city hosted the Games of XIII Olympiad, i.e., the 13 th Edition of Olympic Games?
Q17.Probably one of the most controversial leaders of Indian politics, he ran a tea stall as ateenager. He had also volunteered at a transitstation for Indian soldiers during the Indo-Pak war of sixties.One of his controversial statements has been : “Yet, no one has asked this question to the USA after 9/11. Delhi is developing fast – no one has asked this question to Delhi after 1984. If it does not matter to Delhi and USA, why should it matter to __________?”
Q18. This contemporary pop star shares his actual first name with anothercontemporary pop singer from Spain. He released his solo album in 1991 and in 1999, he “lived a crazy life”. A father of two twin boys , his autobiography is titled ‘Me’. Who is being talked about?
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Q1. Who has won maximum medals in Olympics, 22 :18 Gold, 2 Silver and 2 Bronze?Q2. Complete the title of this famous book authored byBen Mezrich : “The Accidental Billionaires : TheFounding of ______ : A Tale of Sex, Money, Genius andBetrayal.”Q3. Connect : Jaswant Singh and Chancellor of DelhiUniversity.
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