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  1. 1. Prelims21 QuestionsNo. of *marked questions attempted will decidein case of a tie.
  2. 2. 1. This person was once offered the Presidency ofIsrael. His final words died with him as the nursestanding besides him didnot know German . He wasinvited as a professor in an Indian University. Hetaught in a University in the Netherlands . He wasonce a citizen of Switzerland as well as Austria . Hedied as a US citizen.Id him
  3. 3. Albert Einstein
  4. 4. 2. AD for what?
  5. 5. GTA 4
  6. 6. 3.Logo for??
  7. 7. Bell Labs
  8. 8. *4. This is actually a log depicting the first of something. What is it?
  9. 9. The first comuter bug discoveredon September 9, 1947 at Harvard university while testing Mark II Aiken Relay Calculator.
  10. 10. 5.Which fictional place has the Great mountainrange on the West,River Shribble on theNorth,Eastern Ocean on the East and Archelandon the south?
  11. 11. Narnia
  12. 12. *6. The following is a extract from a play, which is extremely famous not only because of the play, but for another reason.“Don’t know the manners of good society, eh? Well, I guess I know enough to turn you inside out, old gal—you sockdologizing old man- trap.”Give me the significance of these lines.(Be damn specific pls.)
  13. 13. These were the lines from American Cousins after whichAbraham Lincoln was shot dead
  14. 14. 7.This large,deep,freshwater lake in Europe.Thecherry Islands is the only Island in thislake.However the lake is famous because of ananimal which is said t be exisitng in the lake.Thereports of this creature have been recorded fromearly as the 6th century.It has been featured inmany famous films and cartoons including ScoobyDoo.The mosnter is sadi to live inside the waterbut appears more like a land creature.Some reportings claim it to be dangerous andthat it attacks humans.However others claim thatit is an friendly creature.Id the creature or the lake.
  15. 15. Loch Ness Monster
  16. 16. 8.What became popular through this film?
  17. 17. Jeans
  18. 18. 9.An easy one.What can be found at 41° 43 55" N, 49° 56 45" W? 45" W• (The green arrow on the map shows the location)
  19. 19. Titanic
  20. 20. 10.What is X??This is the endHold your breath and count to tenFeel the earth move and thenHear my heart burst againFor this is the endIve drowned and dreamt this momentSo overdue I owe themSwept away, Im stolenLet the XWhen it crumblesWe will stand tallFace it all together
  21. 21. Skyfall
  22. 22. *11.Connect
  23. 23. Amelia Earhart(She was there in the film , thats her flight , she was a member of that party)
  24. 24. 12.Minimalist movie poster for??
  25. 25. Tron Legacy
  26. 26. *13.Who would you meet inApartment 3-D344-Clinton StreetMetropolis…??
  27. 27. Clark Kent(Superman)
  28. 28. 14.Which 20th century underworldgangsters business card said that he was a used furniture dealer?
  29. 29. Al Capone
  30. 30. 15.An easy one.Relate this image to sports.
  31. 31. Kookaburra
  32. 32. 16.Which famous and prestigious prize was founded by this organisation?
  33. 33. Noble prize for economics
  34. 34. 17.What record did Czech Republic created this year after winning theDavis cup which no other country had done before?
  35. 35. The Czech Republic’s tennis players have won every single teamcompetition they’ve entered this year:the Hopman Cup, the Fed Cup and the Davis Cup.
  36. 36. 18.What is this??
  37. 37. Sixth Sense(a wearable gesturalinterface device by Pranav Mistry)
  38. 38. 19.Identify the missing place
  39. 39. Gangnam
  40. 40. *20.Fill in the blanksJackieTitoJermaineMarlon________
  41. 41. MJ(The Jackson 5 )
  42. 42. 21.What am i Talking about??
  43. 43. Oggy and the Cockroaches
  44. 44. Powerplay(R1)Rules:Total 12 QuesDirect Ques+4Indirect Ques+2
  45. 45. This place was bought at a price of around2 cents per acre and the total purchaseprice was cent at $7.2 million.Later on this place gone on to become thelargest state of a country.Identify the place.
  46. 46. Alaska
  47. 47. "Since it was a photofinish, the announcements were held up. The suspense was excruciating. I knew what my fatal error was: After running perilously fast in lane five, I slowed down at 250 metres. I couldnot cover the lost ground after that -- and that cost me the race." Whose words?
  48. 48. Milkha Singh
  49. 49. Name the home-grown handset and tablet PCvendor that has beaten international majorsSamsung and Apple to claim the top slot (18.4%share) in the Indian tablet PC market.Hints:1) Founded- 19912) CEO- Deepak Mehrotra- former Director,Bharti Airtel3) HQ- Gurgaon, Haryana4) Its Tablet PC is branded "Funbook".
  50. 50. Micromax
  51. 51. X is a feature found in some tabloid newspapers,especially in the United Kingdom, consisting of alarge photograph of a topless female glamourmodel.Women who model regularly for the feature areknown as X girls, some of whom, such asSamantha Fox and Katie Price (Jordan), havebecome notable celebrities.Identify X.
  52. 52. Page 3
  53. 53. Sampooran Singh Kalra (born 18August 1934) is popularly known as ________??
  54. 54. Gulzaar
  55. 55. X became popular during Indian PremierLeague. They have ballooned bodies and eggheads who are used to promote Y.Because of X, Y received the first People for theEthical Treatment of Animals (PETA) 2009Glitterbox Award, for having more humanealternatives.Identify X and Y.
  56. 56. ZooZoo and Vodafone
  57. 57. The adidas Telstar was the official ball of the1970 FIFA world cup. It was specificallydesigned to be visible on television screens,hence the name which is short for televisionstar. It was made of leather but had somedegree of water resistance provided by its shinydurlast coating.While the football has significantly evolvedsince the days of telstar, a feature seen first onthe telstar ball has come to represent footballsin general and does so to this day.What feature ?
  58. 58. • It was the first footballto use the truncatedicosahedron orbucky ball for itsdesign, consistingof 12 black pentagonaland 20 whitehexagonal panels,which has sincebecame thequintessential design of afootball.
  59. 59. This practice was started in English colleges anduniversities but slowly and steadily it corruptedalmost entire Indian educational institutions.First official case of this practice was reported in1984. This practice has been highlighted in manyBollywood films. Highly reputed Indian collegeshave a wistful history of it especially Medicalcolleges.Which practice?
  60. 60. Ragging
  61. 61. The Dongria Kondha are indigenous tribal groups of India.They live in Orissa, a state in Eastern India. VedantaResources, a UK based mining company, is threateningthe future of this tribe as their home the Niyamgiri Hill isrich in bauxite. The bauxite is also the reason there are somany perennial streams. The tribes plight is the subjectof a Survival International short film narrated by actressJoanna Lumley.In a case of life seeking to imitate art, the tribe appealedto X to help them stop Vedanta, reckoning that the authorof the film Y, which deals with a similar subject, wouldunderstand their plight. An advertisement in Varietymagazine said: "Appeal to X. Y is fantasy … and real. TheDongria Kondh tribe in India are struggling to defend theirland against a mining company hell-bent on destroyingtheir sacred mountain. Please help the Dongria.“Name X and Y
  62. 62. James Cameroon & Avatar
  63. 63. The Order of the Dragon was aninstitution, similar to other chivalric orders ofthe time, modelled on the Order of St George. Itwas created in 1408 by the Holy RomanEmperor Sigismund and his queen BarbaraCilli, mainly for the purpose of gainingprotection for the royal family. According to itsstatute, the Order also required its initiates todefend the Cross and to do battle against itsenemies, principally the Turks. Which fictionalcharacter gets his/her name from the wordmeaning "son of the member of the order ofDragon"?
  64. 64. Dracula
  65. 65. A Cricketing tactic devised by the English cricket inteam , specifically to combat the extraordinary battingskill of Australias Don Bradman for the 1932–33 Ashestour of Australia. Australians won the five-Test series 2-1 in England in 1930, Bradman amassed 974 runs atbatting average of 139.14.Bradman averaged 56.57 in the next series, otherwisehe would have finished his career with a Test average of104.76 instead of 99.94. It produced one of theimmortal quotes in Test cricket when Australian CaptainBill Woodfull told the English management: “There aretwo teams out there, and only one of them is playingcricket”.
  66. 66. Bodyline
  67. 67. Hypoglycemia, dehydration, acetaldehyde intoxication,and vitamin B12 deficiency are all theorized causes ofsymptoms. It may last up to two or three days. The termwas originally a 19th century expression describingunfinished business—something left over from ameeting—or ‘survival.’ In 1904, the meaning that wenow associate first surfaced.Dehydration, fatigue,headache, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, flatulence,weakness, elevated body temperature, hypersalivation,difficulty concentrating, sweating, anxiety, irritability,sensitivity to light and noise, erratic motor functions(including tremor), trouble sleeping, severe hunger, andlack of depth perception are the visible symptoms.There are no "proven-remedies" though many havetheir insightful opinions on it. What am I talking about??
  68. 68. Hangover
  69. 69. Middle Overs(R2)Rules:12 Visual QuesDirect Ques+4Indirect Ques+2
  70. 70. Explain the event.
  71. 71. V-J day(victory over japan)
  72. 72. The film adaptation of his multiple award-winning work is currently winning rave reviews everywhere. Id him !
  73. 73. Yann Martel
  74. 74. Fill in the blanks
  75. 75. Sauber is now being sponsored by Amul
  76. 76. Who wrote this letter to Bal Thakeray??
  77. 77. Rajnikant
  78. 78. Connect
  79. 79. HALO
  80. 80. Give me the award. The unlikely performer & also winner.
  81. 81. The audiobook version won the2008 Grammy Award for the best Spoken Word Album
  82. 82. These watches appear to be the same, dont they ?Well they are, but a tech giant was recently slappedwith the fine of around $21 million for using one ofthe designs in the image. The other is the one theyoffer in their iconic products. Id the company & the copy/image rights holder for the original design !
  83. 83. SBB/Swiss Federal Railways iconic clock which is used by Apple Inc intheir iOS. The clock is a Swiss national symbol now!
  84. 84. These are The Twin-towers of Deutsche BankHeadquarter in Frankfurt, Germany. These twobuildings are regarded as the most high profilestructures in Germany. Now these two buildings arenamed after two banking terms that usually appeartogether. Just give the names of these buildings.
  85. 85. Debit and Credit
  86. 86. It is believed to have been prepared firsts by Aztecs.But they gave it a different name to it.It is made from this plant.What are we talkingabout??Hint: Young Generationgoes crazy for it.
  87. 87. Tequilla(Agave tequilana is the plant name)
  88. 88. What does the chart talks about??
  89. 89. Gold Prices
  90. 90. Whats so special about this mailbox??
  91. 91. Made in the honour of Gold medalists of Great Britain
  92. 92. What is this about??
  93. 93. Inception
  94. 94. Slog Overs(R3)Rules:8 Connect QuesInfinite PouncePounce(30 seconds)+6, -2Direct/Pass+4, 0Infinite Bounce–If you answer a question, the next direct goes to the teamsitting next to you. If no one answers, the next questiongoes to the next team.Hints will only be given after 30 seconds.
  95. 95. CONNECT
  96. 96. HURRICANES Katrina Tomas Newton Michele Wilma
  97. 97. CONNECT this to a character of very famous series.
  99. 99. CONNECT
  101. 101. CONNECT
  102. 102. TEMPLE RUN- POWER BOOSTs Mega Coin Coin Magnet Boost Invisibilty
  103. 103. CONNECT
  105. 105. CONNECT
  106. 106. CHEEKA Nickname Dog Of Hutch adSong in Tara Rum Pam
  107. 107. CONNECT
  108. 108. Seven SistersGillette Castle was called Seven Sisters by WilliamGilletteThe 7 studios were collectively called Seven SistersThe Seven Sisters (Syv Systre) waterfall in NorwayThe Chalk cliffs in Sussex are called Seven SistersThe Painting “The Pleiades” (Seven Sisters) by ElihuVedderThe Seven Sisters Rock Formation in the Valley ofFire State Park (Nevada,USA)
  109. 109. CONNECT
  110. 110. Verghese KurienManthan-a 1976 film made by ShyamBenegal, based on a story writtenjointly by Dr. Verghese Kurien.Audio Autobiography of Dr. Kurien(TheMan Who Made The Elephant Dance)was foreword by Ratan Tata.