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  1. 1. 30 QUESTIONS 5 15 25
  2. 2. 1.Yogi of the Racetrack. The Reincarnation of Mr. and Mrs. Jones. Sanctuary in Paris. Maharani of Manhattan. The Masala Master Chef. Connect.
  3. 3. 2.Sarasamma Lalitha was a long forgotten name until the 2017 FIFA Under 17 World Cup held in India. What was her claim to fame?
  4. 4. 3.This technology was developed by Alfredo Moser of Brazil. Using the technology as a social enterprise was first launched in the Philippines by Illac Diaz under the My Shelter Foundation. This technology has been practised in many countries of the world including India. The popular name of the programme is Liter of Light. Pepsi is one of the big supporter for the programme. What is it?
  5. 5. 4. Connect the two to an English scholar of Political economy.
  6. 6. 5.He contested in his first election in 1971 at N S S college, Panthalam. When he lost in the election he filed a case in Mavelikkara court and got himself a favourable order. Name this political leader whom we associate with court’s order.
  7. 7. 6."Gimme Hope Jo'anna" is an anti-apartheid song written and originally released by Eddy Grant in 1988, during the apartheid era in South Africa. Who/ What is Joanna?
  8. 8. 7. The original name of the Barber’s bridge in Chennai was Hamilton Bridge. Explain how the name changed over a period of time.
  9. 9. 8. The Department of Agriculture asked X to head a commission to see what could be learned about a devastating disease of silkworms that was destroying the French silk industry . He instructed the silkworm farmers on some methods of selection and how to use the microscope to detect sickness in the worms. Soon the silk industry in France, Italy and other European countries returned to health. X considered these studies important landmarks in his investigations on infection and infectious disease. Identify X.
  10. 10. 9.X has represented India in Weightlifting and won gold in the 75 kg category at the 2016 South Asian Games. X was known as Hard KD for a brief period of time. Identify X who is a pioneer in her present field.
  11. 11. 10. An advertisement in 1948 talks about a product which has head office in Robinson Road, Kozhikode and has a stockist at Big Bazar. The catch line of the ad is” People skip the early morning Namaz due to cold; the only remedy is ___”with a picture of a pretty girl . Fill in the blanks.(Two words; product name and product like lux soap).
  12. 12. 11. Arasalu Railway station is in Shivamoga,Karnataka. The Indian Railway has decided to change the name of this station inspired the fact that a popular work of fiction has been shot at this place. Identify the new name.
  13. 13. 12.X originated from a Greek term which can be roughly translated to village singing. Aristotle believed that x is good but Plato opines that X produces an emotion that overrides rational self- control and learning. Y on the other hand derives its origin from a term which is connected to sacrifice of goat. Y is considered superior and elitist whereas X is attributed more to the mass. Identify X and Y from the word of literature, drama and movies.
  14. 14. 13. The improvement in the public education in 19th century England is said to be the result of a new system where the teachers use the help of senior students to teach juniors. Name the system which was called Madras system but originated in the state of Travancore.
  15. 15. 14. In 1791, when German poet-playwright Johann Wolfgang von Goethe first encountered the story of X, he was moved enough to declare that if heaven and earth combined in one name, that name would be hers. His passion for this epic heroine X lasted a lifetime, and even on the eve of his death, he referred to X as “a star that makes the night more agreeable than the day". Name X.
  16. 16. 15.Glenn Cunningham won the silver medal in 1500 meter in 1936 Olympics and considered as a great motivation for fellow athletes because of something. However, a more famous similar story features another great runner with 3 golds in 1960 Olympics. What connects these two?
  17. 17. 16. The pagoda was a unit of currency, a coin made of gold or half-gold minted by Indian dynasties as well as the British, the French and the Dutch. Bahaduri pagoda was a coin issued by Hyder Ali which has his name in Urdu at one side and a picture of X and Y on the other side. Identify X and Y.
  18. 18. 17. The Kerala Police recently came up with a campaign on seat belt while driving stating that ” if you replace x who use seat belt with y who does rash driving , we will not allow this” Identify X and Y.
  19. 19. 18. The name X was first suggested by a person called Lijo Varghese. When it became viral, graphic designer Shigin came up with a profile picture frame in facebook of X. What am I talking about which put Muhammed Hanish IAS in a difficult situation?
  20. 20. 19. This place was called Kalimathi or Sakchi during British period. Now also the place is known by two names. One of the name was that of an armoured car made there during IInd World war which was used in North Africa. The other name is more familiar to us as that of a person. Identify the place. I want both names for full mark.
  21. 21. 20. X is a permanent sign installed in a public place in the United Kingdom and elsewhere to commemorate a link between that location and a famous person, event, or former building on the site, serving as a historical marker. The term is used in the United Kingdom in two different senses. It may be used narrowly and specifically to refer to the "official" scheme administered by English Heritage, and currently restricted to sites within Greater London; or it may be used less formally to encompass a number of similar . Name X(Two words)
  22. 22. 21.When the West Indian cricket team came to play in Chennai in early 80s, they were fascinated and commented to journalists that this is the first city where they saw so many statues of umpires. The confused journalists took a while to decipher the true identity of the “umpire”. Who is the person in question?/ What confused the West Indies players?
  23. 23. 22. During Mughal period, the White men were a sight of amusement. It was even believed that they were a mixed race, result of a cross between Sri Lankan women and X. Name X.
  24. 24. 23. In 2008, UNESCO confirmed the "Mevlevi Sama Ceremony" of Turkey as one of the Masterpieces of the Oral and Intangible Heritage of Humanity. Which group of people perform this? We might have seen this in movies and events which is known as Egyptian dance.
  25. 25. 24. When the Travancore King sri Moolam Thirunal refused to send the Nair brigade to First world war, Britishers done something to show their disapproval. For this his response was” My people’s life is more important than those two ____.” Fill in the blanks or explain.
  26. 26. 25.”Have you become Tim Square”? was a response of someone when Tim Cook of apple changed his Twitter name to Tim Apple thanks to Donald Trump. What is the reason for such a question?
  27. 27. 26. The Quizzer Berty Ashley shared this one. “My grandmother who was a teacher recognised a former student of her in T V and was hugely disappointed. She commented that she should have beat him with a bigger stick to put some sense to his head”. Whom is she referring to who amused/confused us in recent times with his knowledge?
  28. 28. 27.Sasaram in Bihar is a place known for the tomb of Shersha Suri. However the Sasaram railway station is in news recently for something unique happening over there. What?
  29. 29. 28. Mycorrhizal networks (also known as common mycorrhizal networks or CMN) are underground hyphal networks created by mycorrhizal fungi that connect individual plants together and transfer water, carbon, nitrogen, and other nutrients and minerals. Plants communicate through the mycorrhizal network in a similar manner to thoughts travelling over the brain’s network of neurons. What is a common name given to this network?
  30. 30. 29. In a letter dated 12 December 1935, the secretary of the Jat-Pat Todak Mandal (Society for the Abolition of Caste system), an anti-caste Hindu reformist group organisation based in Lahore, invited X to deliver a speech. They wanted a copy of the speech in advance but after reading it they cancelled the event. X published the speech under the title Y. Identify X and Y.
  31. 31. 30. Melpathur Narayana Bhattathiri who was a mathematician too is known for his devotional work Narayaneeyam. He wrote it to cure his Rheumaticism as per the advice of Ezhuthachan. What was the cryptical advice which made him write Narayaneeyam?
  32. 32. 1.Yogi of the Racetrack. The Reincarnation of Mr. and Mrs. Jones. Sanctuary in Paris. Maharani of Manhattan. The Masala Master Chef. Connect.
  33. 33. 2.Sarasamma Lalitha was a long forgotten name until the 2017 FIFA Under 17 World Cup held in India. What was her claim to fame?
  34. 34. The first Malayali to play in a Football World Cup. In 1982, She played in Women’s world cup.
  35. 35. 3.This technology was developed by Alfredo Moser of Brazil. Using the technology as a social enterprise was first launched in the Philippines by Illac Diaz under the My Shelter Foundation. This technology has been practised in many countries of the world including India. The popular name of the programme is Liter of Light. Pepsi is one of the big supporter for the programme. What is it?
  36. 36. SOLAR BOTTLE BULB
  37. 37. 4. Connect the two to an English scholar of Political economy.
  38. 38. 5.He contested in his first election in 1971 at N S S college, Panthalam. When he lost in the election he filed a case in Mavelikkara court and got himself a favourable order. Name this political leader whom we associate with court’s order.
  39. 39. 6."Gimme Hope Jo'anna" is an anti-apartheid song written and originally released by Eddy Grant in 1988, during the apartheid era in South Africa. Who/ What is Joanna?
  40. 40. 7. The original name of the Barber’s bridge in Chennai was Hamilton Bridge. Explain how the name changed over a period of time.
  41. 41. People started saying “Ambattan”(Barber) instead of Hamilton which was later anglicised into Barber’s bridge!
  42. 42. 8. The Department of Agriculture asked X to head a commission to see what could be learned about a devastating disease of silkworms that was destroying the French silk industry . He instructed the silkworm farmers on some methods of selection and how to use the microscope to detect sickness in the worms. Soon the silk industry in France, Italy and other European countries returned to health. X considered these studies important landmarks in his investigations on infection and infectious disease. Identify X.
  43. 43. 9.X has represented India in Weightlifting and won gold in the 75 kg category at the 2016 South Asian Games. X was known as Hard KD for a brief period of time. Identify X who is a pioneer in her present field.
  44. 44. 10. An advertisement in 1948 talks about a product which has head office in Robinson Road, Kozhikode and has a stockist at Big Bazar. The catch line of the ad is” People skip the early morning Namaz due to cold; the only remedy is ___”with a picture of a pretty girl . Fill in the blanks.(Two words; product name and product like lux soap).
  45. 45. 11. Arasalu Railway station is in Shivamoga,Karnataka. The Indian Railway has decided to change the name of this station inspired the fact that a popular work of fiction has been shot at this place. Identify the new name.
  46. 46. 12.X originated from a Greek term which can be roughly translated to village singing. Aristotle believed that x is good but Plato opines that X produces an emotion that overrides rational self- control and learning. Y on the other hand derives its origin from a term which is connected to sacrifice of goat. Y is considered superior and elitist whereas X is attributed more to the mass. Identify X and Y from the word of literature, drama and movies.
  47. 47. 13. The improvement in the public education in 19th century England is said to be the result of a new system where the teachers use the help of senior students to teach juniors. Name the system which was called Madras system but originated in the state of Travancore.
  48. 48. 14. In 1791, when German poet-playwright Johann Wolfgang von Goethe first encountered the story of X, he was moved enough to declare that if heaven and earth combined in one name, that name would be hers. His passion for this epic heroine X lasted a lifetime, and even on the eve of his death, he referred to X as “a star that makes the night more agreeable than the day". Name X.
  49. 49. 15.Glenn Cunningham won the silver medal in 1500 meter in 1936 Olympics and considered as a great motivation for fellow athletes because of something. However, a more famous similar story features another great runner with 3 golds in 1960 Olympics. What connects these two?
  50. 50. Glen Cunningham had severe burns in his leg and Wilma Rudolf had polio and both were never expected to walk
  51. 51. 16. The pagoda was a unit of currency, a coin made of gold or half-gold minted by Indian dynasties as well as the British, the French and the Dutch. Bahaduri pagoda was a coin issued by Hyder Ali which has his name in Urdu at one side and a picture of X and Y on the other side. Identify X and Y.
  52. 52. 17. The Kerala Police recently came up with a campaign on seat belt while driving stating that ” if you replace x who use seat belt with y who does rash driving , we will not allow this” Identify X and Y.
  53. 53. 18. The name X was first suggested by a person called Lijo Varghese. When it became viral, graphic designer Shigin came up with a profile picture frame in facebook of X. What am I talking about which put Muhammed Hanish IAS in a difficult situation?
  54. 54. 19. This place was called Kalimathi or Sakchi during British period. Now also the place is known by two names. One of the name was that of an armoured car made there during IInd World war which was used in North Africa. The other name is more familiar to us as that of a person. Identify the place. I want both names for full mark.
  55. 55. 20. X is a permanent sign installed in a public place in the United Kingdom and elsewhere to commemorate a link between that location and a famous person, event, or former building on the site, serving as a historical marker. The term is used in the United Kingdom in two different senses. It may be used narrowly and specifically to refer to the "official" scheme administered by English Heritage, and currently restricted to sites within Greater London; or it may be used less formally to encompass a number of similar . Name X(Two words)
  56. 56. 21.When the West Indian cricket team came to play in Chennai in early 80s, they were fascinated and commented to journalists that this is the first city where they saw so many statues of umpires. The confused journalists took a while to decipher the true identity of the “umpire”. Who is the person in question?/ What confused the West Indies players?
  57. 57. The statues of C N Annadurai
  58. 58. 22. During Mughal period, the White men were a sight of amusement. It was even believed that they were a mixed race, result of a cross between Sri Lankan women and X. Name X.
  59. 59. 23. In 2008, UNESCO confirmed the "Mevlevi Sama Ceremony" of Turkey as one of the Masterpieces of the Oral and Intangible Heritage of Humanity. Which group of people perform this? We might have seen this in movies and events which is known as Egyptian dance.
  60. 60. 24. When the Travancore King sri Moolam Thirunal refused to send the Nair brigade to First world war, Britishers done something to show their disapproval. For this his response was” My people’s life is more important than those two ____.” Fill in the blanks or explain.
  61. 61. He was referring to Britishers reducing his Gun salute from 21 to 19 as protest.
  62. 62. 25.”Have you become Tim Square”? was a response of someone when Tim Cook of apple changed his Twitter name to Tim Apple thanks to Donald Trump. What is the reason for such a question?
  63. 63. He changed his surname as apple’s logo which will be shown as a square in non apple devices.
  64. 64. 26. The Quizzer Berty Ashley shared this one. “My grandmother who was a teacher recognised a former student of her in T V and was hugely disappointed. She commented that she should have beat him with a bigger stick to put some sense to his head”. Whom is she referring to who amused/confused us in recent times with his knowledge?
  65. 65. 27.Sasaram in Bihar is a place known for the tomb of Shersha Suri. However the Sasaram railway station is in news recently for something unique happening over there. What?
  66. 66. People using the platform to study for competitive examinations. The study group is called Quiz.
  67. 67. 28. Mycorrhizal networks (also known as common mycorrhizal networks or CMN) are underground hyphal networks created by mycorrhizal fungi that connect individual plants together and transfer water, carbon, nitrogen, and other nutrients and minerals. Plants communicate through the mycorrhizal network in a similar manner to thoughts travelling over the brain’s network of neurons. What is a common name given to this network?
  68. 68. 29. In a letter dated 12 December 1935, the secretary of the Jat-Pat Todak Mandal (Society for the Abolition of Caste system), an anti-caste Hindu reformist group organisation based in Lahore, invited X to deliver a speech. They wanted a copy of the speech in advance but after reading it they cancelled the event. X published the speech under the title Y. Identify X and Y.
  69. 69. 30. Melpathur Narayana Bhattathiri who was a mathematician too is known for his devotional work Narayaneeyam. He wrote it to cure his Rheumaticism as per the advice of Ezhuthachan. What was the cryptical advice which made him write Narayaneeyam?

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