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  1. 1. Welcome one and all…www.marchahead.co.in
  2. 2. Net Practice “The prelims”www.marchahead.co.in
  3. 3. 1*. Pythagoras coined (among others) a word meaning ‘love of wisdom’ and a word meaning ‘that which is learned’.Both words are names of disciplines today. Give both.www.marchahead.co.in
  4. 4. 2. What is so unique about the recently launced train "Vivek Express" by Indian Railways?www.marchahead.co.in
  5. 5. 3*. What is known as the second battle of Haldighat?www.marchahead.co.in
  6. 6. 4. Who is the Times Person of the Year 2011?www.marchahead.co.in
  7. 7. 5. Who has acquired a Scottish Island for about £2 million to set up a wellness retreat ?www.marchahead.co.in
  8. 8. 6. He currently serves as the president of Lakshmi Narayan Dham, an organization that works under his holiness Shri Kumar Swami Brahmarishi who is known for blessing people with "beej mantras" (secret incantations) to help them with their problems and cure their illnesses. He got his first break in Indian cinema in the 1977 film Paheli. He later starred in other films such as Sawan Ko Aane Do (1979), Saanch Ko Aanch Nahin (1979), Ayaash (1982) and Itni Si Baat (1981).He also worked in Oriya movies like Bidhira Bidhan (1989) and many Telugu movies like Edu Kondalaswamy (1991), Govindha Govindha (1993), and Great Robbery (1996).Identify the actor?www.marchahead.co.in
  9. 9. 7*. What could have been Amitabh Bachchan’s television debut, the role went to Shashi Kapoor in 1987.Identify the character that he portrayed?www.marchahead.co.in
  10. 10. 8. Toshiba is in talks with TerraPower to jointly develop an advanced nuclear reactor. Which well known business personality owns TerraPower?www.marchahead.co.in
  11. 11. 9*. Blaze is a closed social networking platform for the common public to interact with the employees of a section of which Indian company?www.marchahead.co.in
  12. 12. 10. Who was awarded the Padma Bhushan by the Govt. of India in 1992 for his efforts in establishing an ideal village?www.marchahead.co.in
  13. 13. 11*. Madanapalle is a town and a Municipality located in the Chittoor district of Andhra Pradesh state. It is one of the biggest Revenue Divisions in India (it covers almost half of the Chittoor district). It is a fast- growing city at the center of an agricultural region noted for its fruits and vegetables, especially tomatoes. What is its claim to fame?www.marchahead.co.in
  14. 14. 12. Identify the God in the picture whose birthday is celebrated as Cheti Chand by the Sindhi community?www.marchahead.co.in
  15. 15. 13. Connect : I Qila Rai Pithora, Mehrauli, Siri, Tuglaqaba d, Jahanpanah, Ferozabad, Dinpa nah, Shahjahanabadwww.marchahead.co.in
  16. 16. 14. Which Indian Bollywood actress, apart from Aishwarya Rai, has her wax statue at Madame Tussauds?www.marchahead.co.in
  17. 17. 15. Which brand launched a Facebook application that ‘whitens your profile picture?www.marchahead.co.in
  18. 18. 16. Google Doodle Occasion IS_____?www.marchahead.co.in
  19. 19. 17. Who is a ‘Googlegänger?www.marchahead.co.in
  20. 20. 18.Connect …www.marchahead.co.in
  21. 21. 19. Clover Holdings had purchased what from Escom for a whopping price of 13 Million Dollars?www.marchahead.co.in
  22. 22. 20. . REMCloud.com is a recently launched but popular social networking platform like twitter. What do people post on it or what is it an aggregator of_______?www.marchahead.co.in
  23. 23. 21.Poor girl did nothing wrong, was not credited for what she “did” and was part of a controversy during the 2011 Oscar Awardswww.marchahead.co.in
  24. 24. 22. X has not lost a match since 2003 – 418 matches without losing!! 37 Grand Slams, 21 Masters titles; unbeaten at Wimbledon. #1 ranked player in the world for 11 yearhas won 10 consecutive world titles. Career winning % - 96% (By comparison, Roger Federer has won 81 percent of his.) 15 Grand Slam Doubles Won Laureas Awards in 2002 & 08.www.marchahead.co.in
  25. 25. 23. President and CEO of the Aspen Institute, a nonpartisan educational and policy studies organization based in Washington, D.C. Previously held positions as Chairman and CEO of CNN and the Managing Editor of TIME. Appointed by President Obama to be the Chairman of the Broadcasting Board of Governors, which runs Voice of America, Radio Free Europe, and the other international broadcasts of the U.S. government.Who is this?www.marchahead.co.in
  26. 26. 24.Identify him?www.marchahead.co.in
  27. 27. 25.Please do stand up. Why it was in news in the recent past? (A proud creation of Mudra Communications)www.marchahead.co.in
  28. 28. Thank You ‘March Ahead with Knowledge’ @ www.marchahead.co.in Appreciations & Brickbats @ manasa.nayak@marchahead.co.in Tinkle at @ 9310122257 & 9582423135www.marchahead.co.in
  29. 29. Let’s Evaluatewww.marchahead.co.in
  30. 30. 1*. Pythagoras coined (among others) a word meaning ‘love of wisdom’ and a word meaning ‘that which is learned’.Both words are names of disciplines today. Give both.www.marchahead.co.in
  31. 31. Maths & Philosophywww.marchahead.co.in
  32. 32. 2. What is so unique about the recently launced train "Vivek Express" by Indian Railways?www.marchahead.co.in
  33. 33. This is the Longest Distance Train of Indiawww.marchahead.co.in
  34. 34. 3*. What is known as the second battle of Haldighat?www.marchahead.co.in
  35. 35. The Council of Scientific & Industrial Research (CSIR) challenging the grant of a patent in the United States for use of haldi/turmeric for wound healing.www.marchahead.co.in
  36. 36. 4. Who is the Times Person of the Year 2011?www.marchahead.co.in
  37. 37. The Protestorwww.marchahead.co.in
  38. 38. 5. Who has acquired a Scottish Island for about £2 million to set up a wellness retreat ?www.marchahead.co.in
  39. 39. Baba Ramdevwww.marchahead.co.in
  40. 40. 6. He currently serves as the president of Lakshmi Narayan Dham, an organization that works under his holiness Shri Kumar Swami Brahmarishi who is known for blessing people with "beej mantras" (secret incantations) to help them with their problems and cure their illnesses. He got his first break in Indian cinema in the 1977 film Paheli. He later starred in other films such as Sawan Ko Aane Do (1979), Saanch Ko Aanch Nahin (1979), Ayaash (1982) and Itni Si Baat (1981).He also worked in Oriya movies like Bidhira Bidhan (1989) and many Telugu movies like Edu Kondalaswamy (1991), Govindha Govindha (1993), and Great Robbery (1996).Identify the actor?www.marchahead.co.in
  41. 41. Arun Govilwww.marchahead.co.in
  42. 42. 7*. What could have been Amitabh Bachchan’s television debut, the role went to Shashi Kapoor in 1987.Identify the character that he portrayed?www.marchahead.co.in
  43. 43. Feludawww.marchahead.co.in
  44. 44. 8. Toshiba is in talks with TerraPower to jointly develop an advanced nuclear reactor. Which well known business personality owns TerraPower?www.marchahead.co.in
  45. 45. Bill Gateswww.marchahead.co.in
  46. 46. 9*. Blaze is a closed social networking platform for the common public to interact with the employees of a section of which Indian company?www.marchahead.co.in
  47. 47. Network 18 (for IBN journalists)www.marchahead.co.in
  48. 48. 10. Who was awarded the Padma Bhushan by the Govt. of India in 1992 for his efforts in establishing an ideal village?www.marchahead.co.in
  49. 49. Anna Hazarewww.marchahead.co.in
  50. 50. 11*. Madanapalle is a town and a Municipality located in the Chittoor district of Andhra Pradesh state. It is one of the biggest Revenue Divisions in India (it covers almost half of the Chittoor district). It is a fast- growing city at the center of an agricultural region noted for its fruits and vegetables, especially tomatoes. What is its claim to fame?www.marchahead.co.in
  51. 51. Madanapalle is the town where Rabindranath Tagore translated "Jana Gana Mana", Indias national anthem, from Bengali to English and also set it to music in Madanapalle.www.marchahead.co.in
  52. 52. 12. Identify the God in the picture whose birthday is celebrated as Cheti Chand by the Sindhi community?www.marchahead.co.in
  53. 53. JHULELALwww.marchahead.co.in
  54. 54. 13. Connect : I Qila Rai Pithora, Mehrauli, Siri, Tuglaqabad, Jahanpanah, Ferozabad, Dinpanah, Shahjahanabadwww.marchahead.co.in
  55. 55. All have been the capitals of Delhi in the pastwww.marchahead.co.in
  56. 56. 14. Which Indian Bollywood actress, apart from Aishwarya Rai, has her wax statue at Madame Tussauds?www.marchahead.co.in
  57. 57. KAREENA KAPOORwww.marchahead.co.in
  58. 58. 15. Which brand launched a Facebook application that ‘whitens your profile picture?www.marchahead.co.in
  59. 59. VESELINEwww.marchahead.co.in
  60. 60. 16. Google Doodle Occasion IS_____?www.marchahead.co.in
  61. 61. Republic day of Indiawww.marchahead.co.in
  62. 62. 17. Who is a ‘Googlegänger?www.marchahead.co.in
  63. 63. Suppose you search for Manas Nayak and find a Manas Nayak who is not you. Then he is your googleganger.www.marchahead.co.in
  64. 64. 18.Connect …www.marchahead.co.in
  65. 65. • The United Nations designated, 2011 as the International Year of Forests and International Year of Chemistry.www.marchahead.co.in
  66. 66. 19. Clover Holdings had purchased what from Escom for a whopping price of 13 Million Dollars?www.marchahead.co.in
  67. 67. Domain name sex.comwww.marchahead.co.in
  68. 68. 20. . REMCloud.com is a recently launched but popular social networking platform like twitter. What do people post on it or what is it an aggregator of_______?www.marchahead.co.in
  69. 69. Dreams(the twitter of dreams)www.marchahead.co.in
  70. 70. 21.Poor girl did nothing wrong, was not credited for what she “did” and was part of a controversy during the 2011 Oscar Awardswww.marchahead.co.in
  71. 71. Sarah Lane served as a "dance double" for Natalie Portman in the 2010 film Black Swan, a psychological thriller about ballet dancers in New York City. This became clear when Natalie Portman won the Best Actress Oscar for Black Swan for her “great ballerina moves” in the movie. Natalie did not even credit Sarah before, during or after her acceptance speechwww.marchahead.co.in
  72. 72. 22. X has not lost a match since 2003 – 418 matches without losing!! 37 Grand Slams, 21 Masters titles; unbeaten at Wimbledon. #1 ranked player in the world for 11 yearhas won 10 consecutive world titles. Career winning % - 96% (By comparison, Roger Federer has won 81 percent of his.) 15 Grand Slam Doubles Won Laureas Awards in 2002 & 08.www.marchahead.co.in
  73. 73. Esther Vergeer (born 18 July 1981, Woerden) is a Dutch wheelchair tennis player. Combining singles and doubles, she has won 37 Grand Slams, 21 year-end championships and 5 Paralympics titles. Vergeer has been the world number one wheel chair tennis player since 1999. In singles, she has not been beaten since January 2003 and is on a winning streak of 418 matches. She is often considered the most dominant player in professional sports.www.marchahead.co.in
  74. 74. 23. President and CEO of the Aspen Institute, a nonpartisan educational and policy studies organization based in Washington, D.C. Previously held positions as Chairman and CEO of CNN and the Managing Editor of TIME. Appointed by President Obama to be the Chairman of the Broadcasting Board of Governors, which runs Voice of America, Radio Free Europe, and the other international broadcasts of the U.S. government.Who is this?www.marchahead.co.in
  75. 75. Walter Isaacson Official biographer of Steve Jobswww.marchahead.co.in
  76. 76. 24.Identify him?www.marchahead.co.in
  77. 77. Peter Roebuckwww.marchahead.co.in
  78. 78. 25.Please do stand up. Why it was in news in the recent past? (A proud creation of Mudra Communications)www.marchahead.co.in
  79. 79. It was one of the top 10 downloaded video in youtube in India in 2011www.marchahead.co.in
  80. 80. Thank You ‘March Ahead with Knowledge’ @ www.marchahead.co.in Appreciations & Brickbats @ manasa.nayak@marchahead.co.in Tinkle at @ 9310122257 & 9582423135www.marchahead.co.in
  81. 81. Final Finalewww.marchahead.co.in
  82. 82. Early Overs… Choose your number. +5 Correct Answer No negative Question passes to next team only, if answered by them, Bonus +2points, unanswered goes to audience 6Questionswww.marchahead.co.in
  83. 83. pick your Number 1 2 3 4 5 6www.marchahead.co.in
  84. 84. 1. _______believes in the philosophy of man maximum, machine minimum. Fill in the blanks with a name of a company.www.marchahead.co.in
  85. 85. www.marchahead.co.in
  86. 86. HONDAwww.marchahead.co.in
  87. 87. 2. What is Weibo?www.marchahead.co.in
  88. 88. www.marchahead.co.in
  89. 89. Weibo is the Chinese words for "microblogging"www.marchahead.co.in
  90. 90. 3. To promote and enhance traffic in its social network platform, google had roped in which bollywood celebrity?www.marchahead.co.in
  91. 91. www.marchahead.co.in
  92. 92. SHAHRUKH KHANwww.marchahead.co.in
  93. 93. 4. J. Hagemann himself came up with the name with a little help from his French wife: the famous name is a combination of the French word which means (dead) and the German word that means (one).What am I talking about? Its popular household brand name?www.marchahead.co.in
  94. 94. www.marchahead.co.in
  95. 95. • Mortein was first manufactured as an insecticidal powder in the 1870s by J. Hagemann, a German immigrant to Australia. It is said that Hagemann himself came up with the name Mortein, with a little help from his French wife: the famous name is a combination of the French word mort (dead) and the German ein (one).www.marchahead.co.in
  96. 96. 5. Earle Dickson, who worked as a cotton buyer. His wife Josephine was prone to kitchen accidents. So he took two of the Company’s early products – adhesive tape and gauze – and combined them . To keep the adhesive from sticking, he covered it with crinoline fabric. This was of great help for her wife.Dickson mentioned his invention at work, and a new product was born. What is it?www.marchahead.co.in
  97. 97. www.marchahead.co.in
  98. 98. BAND-AID • The first BAND-AID® Brand Adhesive Bandages went on the market in 1921, and were the first ready-made adhesive bandages that consumers could apply themselves. Earle Dickson was made a vice president at Johnson & Johnson.www.marchahead.co.in
  99. 99. 6.Who can replace the question mark?www.marchahead.co.in
  100. 100. www.marchahead.co.in
  101. 101. Cyrus Mistrywww.marchahead.co.in
  102. 102. SCORE PLEASEwww.marchahead.co.in
  103. 103. POWERPLAY Up the Ladder Answer with only one clue- 5 points Answer with two clues- 3 points Answer with all three clues-1 points 3 questions,15 points at stake in total Open for all. You can try multiple times for one question, which means even if you failed to answer for the first clue, you can still go for the second clue and take your chance. Don’t blurt out, please do write your answers in a sheet of paper.www.marchahead.co.in
  104. 104. Identify the company… • It is India’s largest employer of disabled people. • A subsidiary of this company produces India’s only national jewelry brand as claimed on their web site. • It is a JV between the Tamil Nadu Industrial Development Corporation and the Tata Group.www.marchahead.co.in
  105. 105. • Titan Industrieswww.marchahead.co.in
  106. 106. Identify… • In 2011, this country set the record as the one with the longest time without a government. • In their law books they have a compulsory voting system. But it is not enforced. • This record was previously held by the war- torn Iraq.www.marchahead.co.in
  107. 107. • Belgiumwww.marchahead.co.in
  108. 108. Identify her… • She is the first woman to serve as Governor of South Carolina, US. • At the age of 39, she is the youngest current governor in the US. • She is second Indian-American governor in the country.www.marchahead.co.in
  109. 109. • Nikki Haleywww.marchahead.co.in
  110. 110. SCORE PLEASEwww.marchahead.co.in
  111. 111. Building the Innings… THINK BEFORE YOU INK • Right Answer gets you 5points • 4 Questions in total • Open for all • 20 points can be bagged maximum from the round • Write down your answer in a sheet of Paper. Don’t blurt out your answerwww.marchahead.co.in
  112. 112. 1.Connect…
  113. 113. Connect: 2011 Egyptian Revolution. • Hosni Mubarak. • Tahrir Sqaure • Asmaa Mahfouz. Her video blog on Facebook, on 18th Jan’2011 ignited Egyptians for the revolution.www.marchahead.co.in
  114. 114. 2.Connect…
  115. 115. Banqiujichujiaocheng (Cricket Sports Coaching). It is the first official Chinese book on cricket. • Dr. Liu Jingmin is the author of the book. • The logo of China Cricket Association. The CCA along with the Asian Cricket Council published the book. • Yuvraj Singh made it to the cover of the book.www.marchahead.co.in
  116. 116. 3.Connect…
  117. 117. Connect is Ian Fleming • Chitty Chitty Bang Bang is the children’s novel written by Ian Fleming. • Ian Fleming’s image of James Bond. • Ian Fleming International Airport, Jamaica. In 2011, Ian Fleming became the first English writer to have an international airport named after him.www.marchahead.co.in
  118. 118. 4.Connect…
  119. 119. • 2011 Nobel Prize winners for Peace: Ellen Sirleaf, Tawakkul Karman & Leymeh Gbowee. This is the first time that the Nobel Prize has been jointly won by three women.www.marchahead.co.in
  120. 120. SCORE PLEASEwww.marchahead.co.in
  121. 121. Slog OVERS-Full Throttle • Open for all,3 AV questions • Hit the buzzer and stake your claim • +5 correct answer,ZERO penalty for wrong answer • Maximum 15 points to be bagged from this round • If unanswered goes to audiencewww.marchahead.co.in
  122. 122. AV-Q-1 • Identify the kid who is signing a very popular and famous song in the eastern part of India?www.marchahead.co.in
  123. 123. www.marchahead.co.in
  124. 124. BHUPEN HAZARIKAwww.marchahead.co.in
  125. 125. AV-Q-2 • Identify the actor?www.marchahead.co.in
  126. 126. www.marchahead.co.in
  127. 127. DHANUSHwww.marchahead.co.in
  128. 128. AV-Q-3 • Explain the context of this video?www.marchahead.co.in
  129. 129. AV-Q-4-AUDIENCEwww.marchahead.co.in
  130. 130. FINAL SCORE PLEASEwww.marchahead.co.in
  131. 131. THANK YOUwww.marchahead.co.in
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