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What is held annually on Epsom Downs, England for 3 year olds?
Sweden added ‘X’ verb to their national dictionary. The word means an
outlandishly talented action, coined by Les Gugnols (a puppet show). An
outlandishly talented footballer shares a name with this verb, what
Who is this veteran Indian politician from Indian National Congress,
parliamentarian and a cricket administrator?
A Former Union minister and president of Board of Control for Cricket in
India (BCCI) (1982–1985), he was instrumental in bringing the Cricket
World Cup outside England and to the Indian subcontinent in 1987. He
passed away in April last year. His name was often repeated from 26th
to 29th September 2013.
Who would you associate with these statements?
I will not waste chalk.
I will not instigate a revolution.
I will not yell “Fire” in a crowded classroom.
I will not trade pants with others.
I will not sell school property.
I will not belch the National Anthem.
Jujitsu is a Japanese martial art and a method of close combat for
defeating an armed and armoured opponent in which one uses no
weapon or only a short weapon. What weapon does the martial art
form Tessen jutsu use?
What double worded term are we talking about?
– In "Kaun Banega Crorepati", it is a type of lifeline.
– In the TV series "Seinfeld", it is a social and eating faux pas committed by
George Costanza in the episode "The Implant".
– This term can also be found in meteorology, in taxation, and in politics.
However, if you've seen it in 2011, it's probably to do with fears of a
recession in the Western world
Identify this sport. While no one definitively knows the origins of the
game, some historians guess that it derives from a ninth-century Tartar
ritual. Here are the steps:
Kill your enemy
Lop the head off his corpse
Fix his head to a rope, then the rope to a pole
Pick up a stick
Let the fun begin
Why are these lines even more so important in the recent past
“It matters not how strait the gate,
How charged with punishments the scroll.
I am the master of my fate:
I am the captain of my soul.”
The first name of the 5 time European cup (Champions League) winner
is ‘X’ an indication of the region the city or the club belongs to, but it
also has the alternative name which is more common and often are
referred to as ‘Y’. ‘Y’ also appears in the name of the automobile,
motorcycle and engine manufacturing company founded in 1916. This
organization has its headquarters is in the same city as the club? Identify
Eric Atkins of the United States designed the logo for an organization
through a contest that received 2500 entries from 1500 participants
across the globe. This logo was revealed in the Asia Cup 2012, during
the India vs. Pakistan match on Sunday, March 18, 2012. Which
company and what logo?
The boy in the pic below is called Prithvi Shaw. What did he achieve on
the 19h November 2013 (or thereabouts) and in which tournament?
PRITHVI SHAW, HARRIS SHIELD, FIRST SCHOOLBOY CRICKETER TO HIT A
SCORE OF OVER 500 - 546
Her biggest achievement till last year was a BAFTA nomination in 1959.
However, last year, she shot into the limelight with 12 awards and 14
nominations. She achieved the distinction of becoming the oldest
actress to ever have been nominated for Best Actress at the Academy.
Who was it? Which movie are we talking about?
EMMANUELLE RIVA – 86 YEARS OLD – AMOUR
Cinecittà (Italian for Cinema City) is a large film studio in Rome that is
considered the hub of Italian cinema. It was founded in 1937 by X, his
son Vittorio, and his head of cinema Luigi Freddi for propaganda
purposes of Y, under the slogan "Il cinema è l'armapiù forte" (Cinema is
the most powerful weapon). X himself inaugurated the studios on April
21st, 1937, which is also the alleged anniversary of the founding of
Rome. It later played host to classics such as Ben-Hur & Cleopatra.
This sport has 2 types. Sanjeevani and Gaminee. The former follows a
simple “one out one in” rule. The latter follows a system of “Lonas”. A
team that gets seven “Lonas” wins. Which sport am I talking about?
In the recently released movie BESHARAM, Ranbir Kapoor’s character is
called Babli. He is a car thief. He drives a Mahindra 4 x 4 Classic. What is
the name that is stickered below the windshield of the Classic? Of
course workout able.
Gankutsuou (meaning Ruler of the Cave) is an anime adaptation of a
famous novel, told from the perspectives of secondary characters of the
novel, such as Albert de Morcerf. The story begins when he is kidnapped
and rescued by a mysterious stranger, after which he introduces the
stranger to his family and friends. Which novel are we talking about?
In the modern game Road Rash the biking often passes through a hilly
region in the Western part of a country (USA). The name of that
mountain range also exists in another country. Name the mountain
range and the country.