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Siruseri Open Quiz 57
TCS Chennai
6th May 2016
PRELIMS
Researched and Conducted by Daivik De
• 20 Questions in the Prelims.
• No Negative marking. Part points where applicable.
• Top 8 teams qualify for finals.
• In...
With respect to ODI cricket records, three people are tied to a
particular record.
Who is the 3rd person? What record?
?
Amitabh Bachchan won his 4th
National Film Award for Best Actor
for the 2015 film ‘Piku’.
Previously he had won for Black ...
This was one of the many trolls recently
parodying the logo change of which
company?
If Bollywood refers to the Hindi film industry based in Bombay,
Kollywood refers to the Tamil film industry based in Chenn...
FITB with 2 words
for
‘someone who cannot resist the
urge to point out others’ linguistic
shortcomings’
The poster of this action
comedy film is the inspiration
for the poster of which 2016 big
release with the unofficial
tagl...
This legendary reptile in European
legends is
reputed to be king of serpents and
said to have the power to cause
death wit...
What was renamed in 1995
after this goddess whose temple is situated in Bhuleshwar
and the Marathi word for ‘mother’?
Which world leader do you have to assassinate
while playing
Call of Duty: Black Ops ?
(According to his bodyguard he has b...
If you are not using a Retractor, you must be using a Lanyard.
With which object would you associate either of the two?
Whose professional career statistics?
Joining the ranks of global A-listers like Kim Kardashian,
Madonna and others,
who became the first Bollywood actress to l...
The ‘Freedom Wall’ or ‘Lennon wall’
since 1980s has been filled with John
Lennon-inspired graffiti and pieces of
lyrics fr...
Reputed as one of the largest private dwelling built till date, 4
times the size of Buckingham Palace, it continues to be ...
‘The _ _ _ _ _ _ Eaters’ by Vincent Van Gogh is one of the most
famous painting of the Dutch artist.
FITB with the world’s...
June 21 is considered the longest day of the year with the sun
rising early and setting late for the northern hemisphere.
...
This Google doodle is based on a person from Kumbakonam.
SASTRA University every year awards a prize named after him, to a...
It was developed at the University of Illinois, to control sound-
producing algorithms but now used by a lot of musicians....
Also known as the Indian Gazelle,
it is mostly found in the Bandhavgarh and Ranthambore National
Park.
Identify this state...
Identify the two cricketers
during Prince William and
Duchess Kate’s visit to Oval
Maidan in Mumbai.
ANSWERS FOLLOW..
With respect to ODI cricket records, three people are tied to a
particular record.
Who is the 3rd person? What record?
?
ANSWER
Most Sixes in an innings
Amitabh Bachchan won his 4th
National Film Award for Best Actor
for the 2015 film ‘Piku’.
Previously he had won for Black ...
ANSWER
Agneepath
This was one of the many trolls recently
parodying the logo change of which
company?
ANSWER
Uber
If Bollywood refers to the Hindi film industry based in Bombay,
Kollywood refers to the Tamil film industry based in Chenn...
ANSWER
Lahore
FITB with 2 words
for
‘someone who cannot resist the
urge to point out others’ linguistic
shortcomings’
ANSWER
Grammar Nazi
The poster of this action
comedy film is the inspiration
for the poster of which 2016 big
release with the unofficial
tagl...
ANSWER
Captain America: Civil War
This legendary reptile in European
legends is
reputed to be king of serpents and
said to have the power to cause
death wit...
ANSWER
Basilisk
What was renamed in 1995
after this goddess whose temple is situated in Bhuleshwar
and the Marathi word for ‘mother’?
ANSWER
Bombay
renamed to
Mumbai (Mumba Devi + Aai)
Which world leader do you have to assassinate
while playing
Call of Duty: Black Ops ?
(According to his bodyguard he has b...
ANSWER
Fidel Castro
If you are not using a Retractor, you must be using a Lanyard.
With which object would you associate either of the two?
ANSWER
ID cards
Lanyard Retractor
Whose professional career statistics?
ANSWER
Vijender Singh
Joining the ranks of global A-listers like Kim Kardashian,
Madonna and others,
who became the first Bollywood actress to l...
ANSWER
Sonam Kapoor
The ‘Freedom Wall’ or ‘Lennon wall’
since 1980s has been filled with John
Lennon-inspired graffiti and pieces of
lyrics fr...
ANSWER
Prague
Reputed as one of the largest private dwelling built till date, 4
times the size of Buckingham Palace, it continues to be ...
ANSWER
Laxmi Vilas Palace
‘The _ _ _ _ _ _ Eaters’ by Vincent Van Gogh is one of the most
famous painting of the Dutch artist.
FITB with the world’s...
ANSWER
Potato
June 21 is considered the longest day of the year with the sun
rising early and setting late for the northern hemisphere.
...
ANSWER
International Yoga Day
This Google doodle is based on a person from Kumbakonam.
SASTRA University every year awards a prize named after him, to a...
ANSWER
Srinivasa Ramanujan Dev Patel
It was developed at the University of Illinois, to control sound-
producing algorithms but now used by a lot of musicians....
ANSWER
Continuum Fingerboard
Also known as the Indian Gazelle,
it is mostly found in the Bandhavgarh and Ranthambore National
Park.
Identify this state...
ANSWER
Chinkara
Identify the two cricketers
during Prince William and
Duchess Kate’s visit to Oval
Maidan in Mumbai.
ANSWER
Sachin Tendulkar
&
Dilip Vengsarkar
RESULTS
TO BE ANNOUNCED
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General Quiz- SOQ 57 Prelims -Siruseri Quiz Club- TCS Chennai

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An easy General Quiz I conducted at TCS Siruseri campus on 6th May 2016 for teams of 2.
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General Quiz- SOQ 57 Prelims -Siruseri Quiz Club- TCS Chennai

  1. 1. Siruseri Open Quiz 57 TCS Chennai 6th May 2016 PRELIMS Researched and Conducted by Daivik De
  2. 2. • 20 Questions in the Prelims. • No Negative marking. Part points where applicable. • Top 8 teams qualify for finals. • Intra Team discussions only. • Phones to be kept in Switched-Off mode. • Direct disqualification if found using any unfair means. • QM’s decision is final. • Chocolates to be given for audience answers RULES:
  3. 3. With respect to ODI cricket records, three people are tied to a particular record. Who is the 3rd person? What record? ?
  4. 4. Amitabh Bachchan won his 4th National Film Award for Best Actor for the 2015 film ‘Piku’. Previously he had won for Black (2005), Paa (2009). For which film did he win his 1st National award in 1990?
  5. 5. This was one of the many trolls recently parodying the logo change of which company?
  6. 6. If Bollywood refers to the Hindi film industry based in Bombay, Kollywood refers to the Tamil film industry based in Chennai and Sandalwood refers to the Kannada film industry, Lollywood refers to the film industry based in which city?
  7. 7. FITB with 2 words for ‘someone who cannot resist the urge to point out others’ linguistic shortcomings’
  8. 8. The poster of this action comedy film is the inspiration for the poster of which 2016 big release with the unofficial tagline “Which side are you On”?
  9. 9. This legendary reptile in European legends is reputed to be king of serpents and said to have the power to cause death with a single glance. In the Harry Potter world, it is revealed to be the monster inside the ‘Chamber of Secrets’ Which mythical creature?
  10. 10. What was renamed in 1995 after this goddess whose temple is situated in Bhuleshwar and the Marathi word for ‘mother’?
  11. 11. Which world leader do you have to assassinate while playing Call of Duty: Black Ops ? (According to his bodyguard he has been tried to kill 638 time)
  12. 12. If you are not using a Retractor, you must be using a Lanyard. With which object would you associate either of the two?
  13. 13. Whose professional career statistics?
  14. 14. Joining the ranks of global A-listers like Kim Kardashian, Madonna and others, who became the first Bollywood actress to launch an app of her own?
  15. 15. The ‘Freedom Wall’ or ‘Lennon wall’ since 1980s has been filled with John Lennon-inspired graffiti and pieces of lyrics from Beatles' songs. Today the wall represents a symbol of global ideas of peace and love. In which European capital city would you find it?
  16. 16. Reputed as one of the largest private dwelling built till date, 4 times the size of Buckingham Palace, it continues to be used as the residence of the Royal Family of Baroda and houses a large collection of paintings of Raja Ravi Varma. Which palace?
  17. 17. ‘The _ _ _ _ _ _ Eaters’ by Vincent Van Gogh is one of the most famous painting of the Dutch artist. FITB with the world’s fourth-largest food crop.
  18. 18. June 21 is considered the longest day of the year with the sun rising early and setting late for the northern hemisphere. But science aside, the summer solstice is also considered an important day in Indian mythology as it marks an event that could be considered the start of a certain ‘science’. How did UNESCO decide to honour this day to commemorate a 6,000 year old practice?
  19. 19. This Google doodle is based on a person from Kumbakonam. SASTRA University every year awards a prize named after him, to any person below the age of 32 to who is judged to have done outstanding work in the field of mathematics. Which mathematician? Who portrayed him in a 2015 biographical movie?
  20. 20. It was developed at the University of Illinois, to control sound- producing algorithms but now used by a lot of musicians. ID the musical instrument AR Rahman is seen playing.
  21. 21. Also known as the Indian Gazelle, it is mostly found in the Bandhavgarh and Ranthambore National Park. Identify this state animal of Rajasthan.
  22. 22. Identify the two cricketers during Prince William and Duchess Kate’s visit to Oval Maidan in Mumbai.
  23. 23. ANSWERS FOLLOW..
  24. 24. With respect to ODI cricket records, three people are tied to a particular record. Who is the 3rd person? What record? ?
  25. 25. ANSWER
  26. 26. Most Sixes in an innings
  27. 27. Amitabh Bachchan won his 4th National Film Award for Best Actor for the 2015 film ‘Piku’. Previously he had won for Black (2005), Paa (2009). For which film did he win his 1st National award in 1990?
  28. 28. ANSWER
  29. 29. Agneepath
  30. 30. This was one of the many trolls recently parodying the logo change of which company?
  31. 31. ANSWER
  32. 32. Uber
  33. 33. If Bollywood refers to the Hindi film industry based in Bombay, Kollywood refers to the Tamil film industry based in Chennai and Sandalwood refers to the Kannada film industry, Lollywood refers to the film industry based in which city?
  34. 34. ANSWER
  35. 35. Lahore
  36. 36. FITB with 2 words for ‘someone who cannot resist the urge to point out others’ linguistic shortcomings’
  37. 37. ANSWER
  38. 38. Grammar Nazi
  39. 39. The poster of this action comedy film is the inspiration for the poster of which 2016 big release with the unofficial tagline “Which side are you On”?
  40. 40. ANSWER
  41. 41. Captain America: Civil War
  42. 42. This legendary reptile in European legends is reputed to be king of serpents and said to have the power to cause death with a single glance. In the Harry Potter world, it is revealed to be the monster inside the ‘Chamber of Secrets’ Which mythical creature?
  43. 43. ANSWER
  44. 44. Basilisk
  45. 45. What was renamed in 1995 after this goddess whose temple is situated in Bhuleshwar and the Marathi word for ‘mother’?
  46. 46. ANSWER
  47. 47. Bombay renamed to Mumbai (Mumba Devi + Aai)
  48. 48. Which world leader do you have to assassinate while playing Call of Duty: Black Ops ? (According to his bodyguard he has been tried to kill 638 time)
  49. 49. ANSWER
  50. 50. Fidel Castro
  51. 51. If you are not using a Retractor, you must be using a Lanyard. With which object would you associate either of the two?
  52. 52. ANSWER
  53. 53. ID cards Lanyard Retractor
  54. 54. Whose professional career statistics?
  55. 55. ANSWER
  56. 56. Vijender Singh
  57. 57. Joining the ranks of global A-listers like Kim Kardashian, Madonna and others, who became the first Bollywood actress to launch an app of her own?
  58. 58. ANSWER
  59. 59. Sonam Kapoor
  60. 60. The ‘Freedom Wall’ or ‘Lennon wall’ since 1980s has been filled with John Lennon-inspired graffiti and pieces of lyrics from Beatles' songs. Today the wall represents a symbol of global ideas of peace and love. In which European capital city would you find it?
  61. 61. ANSWER
  62. 62. Prague
  63. 63. Reputed as one of the largest private dwelling built till date, 4 times the size of Buckingham Palace, it continues to be used as the residence of the Royal Family of Baroda and houses a large collection of paintings of Raja Ravi Varma. Which palace?
  64. 64. ANSWER
  65. 65. Laxmi Vilas Palace
  66. 66. ‘The _ _ _ _ _ _ Eaters’ by Vincent Van Gogh is one of the most famous painting of the Dutch artist. FITB with the world’s fourth-largest food crop.
  67. 67. ANSWER
  68. 68. Potato
  69. 69. June 21 is considered the longest day of the year with the sun rising early and setting late for the northern hemisphere. But science aside, the summer solstice is also considered an important day in Indian mythology as it marks an event that could be considered the start of a certain ‘science’. How did UNESCO decide to honour this day to commemorate a 6,000 year old practice?
  70. 70. ANSWER
  71. 71. International Yoga Day
  72. 72. This Google doodle is based on a person from Kumbakonam. SASTRA University every year awards a prize named after him, to any person below the age of 32 to who is judged to have done outstanding work in the field of mathematics. Which mathematician? Who portrayed him in a 2015 biographical movie?
  73. 73. ANSWER
  74. 74. Srinivasa Ramanujan Dev Patel
  75. 75. It was developed at the University of Illinois, to control sound- producing algorithms but now used by a lot of musicians. ID the musical instrument AR Rahman is seen playing.
  76. 76. ANSWER
  77. 77. Continuum Fingerboard
  78. 78. Also known as the Indian Gazelle, it is mostly found in the Bandhavgarh and Ranthambore National Park. Identify this state animal of Rajasthan.
  79. 79. ANSWER
  80. 80. Chinkara
  81. 81. Identify the two cricketers during Prince William and Duchess Kate’s visit to Oval Maidan in Mumbai.
  82. 82. ANSWER
  83. 83. Sachin Tendulkar & Dilip Vengsarkar
  84. 84. RESULTS TO BE ANNOUNCED

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