Who would have thought such a bookish- looking fellow would grow up to be one of thetoughest, most badass captains in the history ofcricket. Next week, hell complete a very special ton and Test record that will in all probability never be broken.
Rank Title Worldwide gross Year Ref1 Avatar $2,782,275,172 2009 [# 1]2 Titanic $2,185,372,302 1997 [# 2]3 The Avengers $1,511,757,910 2012 [# 3] Harry Potter and the Deathly [# 4]4 $1,328,111,219 2011 Hallows – Part 25 Transformers: Dark of the Moon $1,123,746,996 2011 [# 5]6 __________________________ $1,119,929,521 2003 [# 6]7 The Dark Knight Rises $1,081,041,287 2012 [# 7]8 Skyfall $1,077,752,887 2012 [# 8] Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead [# 9]9 $1,066,179,725 2006 Mans Chest10 Toy Story 3 $1,063,171,911 2010 [# 10]
X and Y are companies that are the undoubtedlyamong the most successful companies, if notthe best two, in their common field. Theirrivalry, extending over 70 years has been arelatively friendly one, with X referring to Y asthe "Distinguished Competition". X is owned bythe Walt Disney Company, while Y is is owned byWarner Bros. Identify X and Y.
ID:Beautiful girlWho will think about youDulla of the Bhatti clan willDullas daughter got marriedHe gave one ser of sugar!The girl is wearing a red suit!But her shawl is torn!Who will stitch her shawl?!The uncle made choori!The landlords looted it!Landlords are beaten up!Lots of simple-headed boys came!One simpleton got left behind!The soldier arrested him!The soldier hit him with a brick!(Cry or howl)!Give us _____, long live your pair (to a married couple)!Whether you cry, or bang your head later!
Lohri Song• Sunder mundriye ho! Tera kaun vicharaa ho! Dullah Bhatti walla ho! Dullhe di dhee vyayae ho! Ser shakkar payee ho! Kudi da laal pathaka ho! Kudi da saalu paata ho! Salu kaun samete! Chacha gali dese! Chache choori kutti! zamidara lutti! Zamindaar sudhaye! Bum Bum bhole aaye! Ek bhola reh gaya! Sipahee far ke lai gaya! Sipahee ne mari itt! Bhaanvey ro te bhaanvey pitt! Sanoo de de Lohri, te teri jeeve jodi! (Cry or howl!)
His first store was called ‘The Peoples Place’ with aninvestment of US$150.He would customize and sell jeans and bell bottomsbought in New York City.His first signature collection came in 1985. He has beenannounced as the fashion consultant for American Idol2012.Do you know whothis famous designer is?
X is an American romantic comedy-drama filmdirected by David O. Russell, from a screenplay byRussell, adapted from the novel of the same nameby Matthew Quick.It received eight Academy Award nominations,including Best Picture and Best Director for Russell,in addition to achieving the rare feat of beingnominated in all four acting categories, the firsttime since Reds in 1981, and also being nominatedfor the Big Five, the first time since Million DollarBaby in 2004.Identify X.
Although the actual reason for this strange remains amystery, some people claim it is because thepineapple is a symbol of hospitality. Others say thatit is because pineapple were a symbol of status andwealth in late 19 century. A spokesperson for the Xmuseum offered the explanation that it could datebask to the tradition where Captains in British Navycoming back from sea put pineapple on thegateposts of their home. However, none of theexplanations have anything to do with X itself. Whatis X?
X’s original story is established in ‘Vengeance ofX’. X was born in the fictional Carribbeanrepublic of Santa Prisca in a prison called PenaDura. In prison he read as many books he could, learnt to fight, and to speakPortuguese, Spanish, English and Latin. Hecommitted his first murder at the age of 8. IGNlists him at #34 in comic book villains of all time.He was much in news a few months back.Id X.
X is a society, registered under the Tamil NaduSocieties Registration Act. The logo of X isderived from the emblem of the Order of theStar of India, Indias highest order ofchivalry during the British Raj and also its Coatof Arms.Id X.
Her first novel, ‘Stillborn’, a medical thriller, waspublished by Penguin Books. In 2008, she anchored atelevision show called Uncommon Ground for NDTV, inwhich created a rare dialogue between top leaders of thecorporate and social sectors in India. Penguin Books Indiahas released a book based on the show. She is theFounder-Chairperson, ARGHYAM and Pratham Books.Identify her and her famous husband, whom she met at aquizzing event at IIT (not mentioning which one).Hint: Both she and her husband are have been invited tospeak at the Jaipur Literature Festival, 2013.
Her father was born in Tibet and raised inDelhi, while her mother was from a small townin Himachal Pradesh. Her previous employersinclude a bakery and a tax and retirement firm.She claims that she does her best to maintainher links to Sikh traditions, but also says thatshe would be unlikely to abandon her careerpath due to religion.In 2011, she gained over 8000 followers onTwitter in just two days owing to a particularincident.Who?
Train number 17303/4, an Express of theIndian Railways, plies between Yeshwantpur(Bangalore) and Mysore in Karnataka. Thiscomes under the SouthWestern Railway.In 2011, this train was given a moreendearing name, something fitting to thatparticular section of the country. Perhaps atiger or M.K.Gandhi will one day board theexpress.What name?
One of Xs most famous quotes like this:"When I was a child my mother said to me, Ifyou become a soldier, youll be a general. If youbecome a monk, youll be the pope. Instead Ibecame a painter and wound up as _____"More of Xs paintings have been sold than thoseof any other artist. His paintings occupy severalplaces in lists of the most expensive paintings inthe world.Among other things, X is the co-creator ofcollages. Identify X.
Victor Gruen designed the first of these in 1956,impelled by his hatred of cars and his hatred ofAmerican suburbs. The structure that he put upat Edina in Minneapolis was envisioned as anair-conditioned centre where community wouldbe possible. This structure is still in use. Whatdid Gruen thus create?
Apsara EraserThe painting was made with the help of eraser
Originally, the mark was referred to as ‘the strip’but was later changed to its present name todescribe the fibers used. The logo and namewere originally in white, overlapping with eachother. In the early 1980s they alternatedbetween name and logo in white with nameabove and a red box above logo. They no longercarry the name, just the logo. What?
The former Indian Skipper and leg spinner isfloating his own stat-up venture that willfocus on providing sports education andtraining in mainstream schools across thecountry. Name the start –up. Name is inspiredby his 10 wicket haul against Pakistan.
Created by Marcus Codrington, and considered tobe the most radical change that has happened tothis ‘product’ since 1771, this can be found in themarket in the price range of 49 USD – 400 USD Outof the two variants available “Cor3” and “M MI3”the second one is more revolutionary. Thisunderwent several tests in Imperial College ofBiomechanical Engineering for three months andthe specialists found nothing wrong with it. They’vebeen called “a half-brick on a stick” by a veryeminent personality associated with that field.What are we talking about?
Moongose Bat Stuart Law, the former Australian Test player , called it "a half-brick on a stick. The design is unusual in that the blade is 33%shorter than a conventional bat and the handle is 43% longer.
Rene Descartes is said to be the first to use this.Arabic sounds were difficult to pronounce in theEuropean countries and is said to be the reasonwhy it is used ubiquitously now.The word for "thing" or "object" in Arabic - whichwas the principal language of sciences during theIslamic civilization - is "shei" which was translatedinto Green and shortened to X, and is considered bysome to be the reason for using X.The Greek word Xenos which could mean strangeror foreigner is also said to be the origins of X.What is X?
Ans is XAs they say, sometimes the answer is in the question.
Natalie McDonald was a Canadian girlsuffering from a terminal illness , leukaemia .A friend of her mothers wrote to ___X___ toask her to write to Natalie. But before___X_____ could respond Natalie passedaway . After her death, the creator decidedto honour the girl by a mention in Y.X and Y please?
This management cliché is derived from a termused in military strategy for a general who takeshis men into the attack. It was also used as thetitle of cricketer Mike Gatting’s autobiography.What four-word term?
They occur as a series on the River Aar in Berncanton. Tourists visit this place by climbing thepath to the top and then crossing a bridge andfollowing a trail down the hill which leads to theactual ledge. The actual place is marked by aplaque written in English, German and Frenchwhich explains the event that occurred there.What happened here on 4 May 1891?
This is the Reichenbach Falls where Sherlock Holmes fought Moriarty
The End of the Affair is a novel by British writerGraham Greene, published in 1951. The novelistwhose works explore the ambivalent moral andpolitical issues of the modern world, loosely basedthe book on his affair with Lady CatherineWalston, and is set during and just after World WarII.The book recently gained attention inIndia, because of something many speculate isloosely based on the novel. What?
X was a 1979 seven-part drama spy miniseries forthe BBC. It is the television adaption of the 1974novel of the same name by Y.Starring Alec Guinness in the lead role, the maincredits feature a matryoshka doll progressivelyrevealing a doll looking more irate than theprevious, with the final doll being faceless, anallusion to Winston Churchills describing Russia as"A riddle, wrapped in a mystery, inside an enigma."The miniseries was remade into a film in 2011, andearned Z his first Oscar nomination, before whichhe was widely described as "the best actor not tohave been nominated for an Oscar." Give X, Y and Z
X - Tinker, Tailor, Soldier Spy Y - John Le Carre
The working title of this film before it went on thefloors was actually ‘The Outsider’, for almost twoyears. The script was in English and every timethere was any untoward incident on the sets, thelead actor would say ‘just trust me’. When Abbasstarted translating the dialogues, there was a linethat kept coming up in place of ‘just trust me’.When the title was finalised to be _____________,Karan Johar said that _____________was a horribletitle while the lead actor said bahut kharab title hai.However the gamble paid off and every one agreedthat _______________was the apt title after thetitle song was recorded.Fill in the blank.
Abdul Rashid Kardar pioneered a frowned uponpractice in Bollywood. Recent photos by a TimeMagazine photographer show that he was verymuch involved in this practice. What is thispractice popularly known as ?
He is Alberto Kodra, the famous photographerwho took the picture of famous leader CHEGUEVARA, called Guerrillero Heroico (HeroicGuerrilla).
Scientist Thomas Parnell of the University of Queensland is performing an experiment to demonstrate the viscosity of pitch(tar) called as the‘Pitch Drop Experiment’. What is so special about this experiment?
Guinness book of world record of Longest running experiment
In Germany (X) it is often made in the shape of ahouse in reference to a fairy tale. In other partsof Europe the most popular shape is ahumanoid, which also feature in another famousfairy tale. In todays world it would be identifiedwith the iteration of a technological product.What is X ?
Ginger BreadThe harder German-style gingerbread is often used tobuild gingerbread houses similar to the "witchs house"encountered by Hansel and Gretel.In England, gingerbread a type of biscuit made withginger. It commonly takes the form of a gingerbreadman.
The flag of Mars is a tricolour used by the Mars Society and ThePlanetary Society to represent the planet Mars. . The flag is designed toportray the “future history” of Mars. The red bar, which lies closest tothe mast, symbolizes Mars as it is today. The green and blue symbolizestages in the possible terraforming of Mars, should humanity ever havethe will and the ability to undertake such a task, the ethics ofterraforming remaining a matter of debate.
It is Highest Selling Product of its kindin India as well as in Pakistan soldunder the name of MEHRAN. What isthe name of this product recentlyrelaunched in India under anothername.