Junior Kalakumbh Prelims Answers


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This is the quiz i conducted for 6th and 7th std students for a fest.

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Junior Kalakumbh Prelims Answers

  1. 1. Kalakumbh Quiz Prelims
  2. 2. Rules <ul><li>20 qs. </li></ul><ul><li>No negative marking </li></ul><ul><li>6 “Star”- ed questions will be used to break ties. </li></ul><ul><li>This is a quiz and not a spelling test, so spellings don’t count as long as answers makes some sense to the QM. </li></ul><ul><li>All the best. </li></ul>
  3. 3. Question 1 <ul><li>The name of which fictional villain when roughly translated, means ‘flight of death’ or ‘steel death’ in French and Catalan? </li></ul>
  4. 4. Answer <ul><li>Lord Voldemort </li></ul>
  5. 5. Question 2 <ul><li>“ In the dark blue sky you keep, </li></ul><ul><li>And often through my curtains peep, </li></ul><ul><li>For you never shut your eye, </li></ul><ul><li>Till the sun is in the sky ________________________” </li></ul><ul><li>Fill in the blank, which is also the name of this extremely famous poem. </li></ul>
  6. 6. Answer <ul><li>Twinkle Twinkle Little Star </li></ul>
  7. 7. Question 3 <ul><li>The natural satellites of the planet Uranus have all been named after what? </li></ul>
  8. 8. Answer <ul><li>Named after Shakespearean Characters </li></ul>
  9. 9. Question 4 <ul><li>What word evolved from Greek for 'Instruction in the circle of arts and sciences'? </li></ul><ul><li>Most of you would have read this before coming to this quiz. </li></ul>
  10. 10. Answer <ul><li>Encyclopaedia </li></ul>
  11. 11. Question 5 <ul><li>Nicolas Copernicus wrote, &quot;In the midst of all dwells the ______. For who could set this luminary in another or better place in this most glorious temple, than whence he can at one and the same time brighten the whole&quot;. </li></ul><ul><li>Fill in the blank to identify what Copernicus is talking about? </li></ul>
  12. 12. Answer <ul><li>SUN / Helios </li></ul>
  13. 13. Question 6 <ul><li>It was conceived and designed by Frederic Auguste Bartholdi, had a framework designed by Alexandre Eiffel. It was delivered in 1884, eight years late for the purpose for which it had been intended. What is it? </li></ul>
  14. 14. Answer <ul><li>The Statue of Liberty </li></ul>
  15. 15. Question 7 <ul><li>In 57 BC, Julius Caesar, on defeating the forces of Pontus, sent a curt dispatch to the Roman Senate describing his campaign there. What did it say? </li></ul>
  16. 16. Answer <ul><li>Vini,Vedi,Vici / “I came, I saw, I conquered” </li></ul>
  17. 17. Question 8 <ul><li>Adult humans have twelve molars, in four groups of three at the back of the mouth. </li></ul><ul><li>What is the third (rearmost) molar in each group called? </li></ul>
  18. 18. Answer <ul><li>Wisdom Tooth </li></ul>
  19. 19. Question 9 <ul><li>The lesser-known version is &quot;DVORAK&quot;. What is the better known version? </li></ul><ul><li>Hint : Quite popular among the youth because of the advent of modern age mobile phones. </li></ul>
  20. 20. Answer <ul><li>QWERTY. These are the different types of Keypads </li></ul>
  21. 21. Question 10 <ul><li>Which famous sporting arena was the site for the landing of the Martians on earth in HG Well’s “the war of the worlds”? </li></ul>
  22. 22. Answer <ul><li>Wimbledon </li></ul>
  23. 23. Question 11 <ul><li>Logo of???? </li></ul>
  24. 24. Answer <ul><li>Lufthansa Airlines </li></ul>
  25. 25. Question 12 <ul><li>In Which “Country” is this located? </li></ul>
  26. 26. Answer <ul><li>Vatican. The building was St. Peter’s Basilica </li></ul>
  27. 27. Question 13 <ul><li>Whose hat? </li></ul>
  28. 28. Answer <ul><li>Mario…………… </li></ul>
  29. 29. Question 14 <ul><li>Which sport is played on an oval-shaped,500 feet (150 m) long and 180 feet (55 m) wide pitch, with a small central circle approximately 10 feet (3.0 m) in diameter by three Chasers, two Beaters, one Keeper and one Seeker? </li></ul>
  30. 30. Answer <ul><li>Quidditch </li></ul>
  31. 31. Question 15 Google doodle on whose birthday?
  32. 32. Answer <ul><li>Uncle Pai (Ananth Pai) </li></ul>
  33. 33. Question 16 <ul><li>The national sport of Bangladesh derives its name from a Tamil word meaning “holding of hand”, which is a crucial aspect of play. </li></ul><ul><li>India has been unbeaten champion in all versions of the World Cup event of this sport. </li></ul><ul><li>Which sport is this? </li></ul>
  34. 34. Answer <ul><li>Kabaddi </li></ul>
  35. 35. Question 17 <ul><li>Identify this logo associated with entertainment industry. </li></ul>
  36. 36. Answer <ul><li>Balaji Telefilms </li></ul>
  37. 37. Question 18 <ul><li>In Mexico in March 2007, in an attempt to lower the number of weapons on the street, what did the government offer to anyone who turned in a weapon? </li></ul><ul><li>Hint: It’s the favourite pass time of most of the people here. </li></ul>
  38. 38. Answer <ul><li>X-Box 360 </li></ul>
  39. 39. Question 19 <ul><li>How do we better know the “Zero Engine Noise” version by Maruti Suzuki? </li></ul>
  40. 40. Answer <ul><li>Maruti Suzuki “ZEN”. ZEN stands for Zero Engine Noise. </li></ul>
  41. 41. Question 20 <ul><li>___ ___ _____ appears to have been a development of the earlier line 'So long, ____!', which had been used in 1929 Bosko cartoon.  It may also, have been influenced by a British cartoon from 1926 in the Jerry The Troublesome Tyke series. This ended with 'And ____ ___!'.  The phrase was first used at the end of a 1930 by a Warner Bros. special cartoon and was spoken by the character Bosko. Though it is mostly remembered with the association to a stutter and a certain nervous pig.  </li></ul><ul><li>Which phrase am I talking about?(Three word answer) </li></ul>
  42. 42. Answer <ul><li>“That’s All Folks” </li></ul>