Qn 3 – Name X and Y <ul><li>The logo of X, introduced in 1898 by a French artist, is named Y. It (Y) started off looking very large, wearing pince-nez glasses (the type worn by Lawrence Fishburne in The Matrix) and smoking a cigar. In his 100 th anniversary, a much slimmed-down version was adopted as the new logo. The slimming down was supposed to indicate the company’s focus on sport compact automobiles. </li></ul><ul><li>Y has made an appearance in the Asterix series and X also lends its name to a congenital disorder which is characterized by multiple bands of skin creases on the forearms, lower legs or the neck at the time of birth. </li></ul>
ANSWER- <ul><li>X – Michelin </li></ul><ul><li>Y – Bibendum, commonly known as the Michelin Man </li></ul><ul><li>Bibendum appeared in Asterix in Switzerland as a chariot-wheel dealer. </li></ul><ul><li>The name of the disorder is Michelin Tyre Baby Syndrome. </li></ul>
Qn 4 - Complete <ul><li>Butch, Spike, Tyke, Toodles Galore, Miss Mammy Two Shoes, Tuffy, Quacker , __________ and _________ </li></ul>
ANSWER- <ul><li>Tom and Jerry </li></ul><ul><li>This is the list of named characters in the series. </li></ul>
Qn 5- <ul><li>Identify the person in the portrait placed above the 3 men. </li></ul>
ANSWER- <ul><li>Satyajit Ray </li></ul><ul><li>The picture is from the movie The Darjeeling Limited, which was dedicated to him, by Wes Anderson. </li></ul>
ANSWER- <ul><li>‘ The Jazz Singer’ was the first movie to feature dialogue sequences – hence considered to be the first talkie among American movies. </li></ul>
Qn 8 – Name the product <ul><li>The shape of this product is modelled after a hyperbolic paraboloid. </li></ul><ul><li>This design characteristic is beneficial as it helps keep the product from breaking during distribution by eliminating lines of stress along which a small crack may easily propagate. Further, it keeps a stack of the product tightly interlocked or nested during distribution. </li></ul><ul><li>The name of the product came from a street in Cincinnati. The name was chosen simply for its sound and appeal. </li></ul>
Qn 9- <ul><li>Sildenafil was synthesized by a group of chemists and was initially studied for use in hypertension and angina pectoris (a symptom of reduced blood supply to the heart muscle). The first clinical tests showed that the drug had little effect on angina and was discovered to be more effective for what it is being marketed today. </li></ul><ul><li>What is the common name of this? </li></ul>
ANSWER- <ul><li>Leela Chitnis, the 1 st Indian actress to endorse Lux soap </li></ul>
Qn 11 <ul><li>What does this TIME magazine cover symbolize? </li></ul>
ANSWER- <ul><li>This TIME magazine cover of their Oct 1947 issue, depicting a self-hurting Kali, was supposed to show the human suffering in British India caused by the partition in 1947. </li></ul>
Qn 12- . He made his football debut at age of 17 with Sportivo Luqueno in Argentina . He played much of his football in the Argentine league , apart from a small stint at Real Zaragoza in Spain . He was known for his fiery temper and eccentricity that landed many controversies , the most popular one being the brawl with Colombian Faustino Asprilla. He was also sentenced to six months in prison in France for the use of false documents about the compensation for end of his contract with Racing club de Strasbourg. He scored a total of 62 goals in his professional career, and also holds the record of the being the first person to achieve something which he did in 1999 playing for Velez. Who am I talking about?
Jose Luis Chilavert of Paraguay The first goal keeper to score a hat-trick ANSWER-
Qn-13 As a teenager, he was fascinated by physics. Although he planned to pursue an undergraduate degree in that subject at Delhi University, where he was accepted to the B.Sc. Physics Honors course, his brother talked him out of the idea. His brother told him that that he would end up “selling bananas” if he continued toward his projected goal of getting a Ph. D in physics. Instead, his brother said ” You should study engineering — specifically electrical engineering — a subject that was then growing more and more important “. He went on to become one of the most famous electronic chip designers of all time. Who?
Qn-14 This pear shaped, canary yellow colored diamond is named after the place of it’s origin and it was under the possession of the rulers of the place for almost 500 years . It was later sent to Empress Maria Theresa of Austria, the only female monarch of the Habsburg Dynasty but was returned to its original owners in 1860 who auctioned it off in 1920’s . Later , the diamond was bought by the president of Meyer Jewellery company . The company gave the diamond to Marilyn Monroe , who wore it for the shooting of the popular song “ Diamonds are a girl’s best friend” and also in the film “Gentlemen prefer Blondes” . Which is the diamond/ place am talking of?
ANSWER- Moon of Baroda It was initially owned by the Maharajas of Baroda,the Gaekwads Pic: Marilyn Monroe wearing it
Qn 15-. The 2001 Oscar winning movie “ Moulin Rouge” by Baz Luhrmann has got a lot do with Bollywood. The idea for such a lavish musical came out during the director’s visit to India where he watched a bollywood flick in a theatre in Rajasthan . It’s also got striking resemblance to the 1957 cult movie “Pyaasa” . The question is, which is the hindi number that’s used in this 2001 musical under the title “Hindi Sad Diamonds” to pay tribute to bollywood ?
<ul><li>Qn -16 </li></ul><ul><li>Who am I describing? </li></ul><ul><li>A member of the Indian National Congress </li></ul><ul><li>Former mayor of Amaravati </li></ul><ul><li>Former member of the Maharashtra Legislative Assembly </li></ul><ul><li>Ancestors migrated from Chota Losal village in Sikar district in Rajasthan about a century ago </li></ul><ul><li>July 7 1965 is a day that he would now be proud of. </li></ul><ul><li>He has been administrator of the Amaravati co-operative bank and was in fair amount of controversy for standing guarantor for a loan taken by Sri ram rolling mills. </li></ul>
ANSWER- Devisingh Ranisingh Shekawat <ul><li>The first gentleman of India ! </li></ul>
Qn-17 A : Godfrey Teale , Paul Panzer , Leslie Howard, Leonard Whiting , Leonardo Di Caprio B: Mary Malone, Florence Lawrence , Norma Shearer, Olivia Hussey, Claire Danes Identify A and B.
ANSWER- Romeo & Juliet They have all portrayed Romeo and Juliet in movies.
Qn-18 An easy one ! She started her own fragrance which was launched by “Superdrug” in the summer of 2005 , and became the store’s third best selling fragrance after Kylie Minogue’s and Victoria Beckham’s. It was called Shh… ________. ( The blank here being the name of the person) However, due to racist allegations, the perfume shop decided to remove the fragrance from its shelves. Later, when it was re-introduced, it went on to become one of the top five online sellers of fragrance till the Christmas of 2007. Who are we talking about?
ANSWER- Late Jade Goody , who became popular in India after allegations of racially abusing Shilpa Shetty in the TV show Big Brother . She gained much popularity for televising her own death .
Qn-19 The tradition known as Trick or treat for UNICEF began in the year 1950, during the night of ________ in the suburbs of Philadelphia and expanded nationally in 1952 before becoming an international event . The program involves the tradition of distribution of small boxes by schools (or in modern times , corporate sponsors like Hallmark , at their licensed stores ) to children , in which they can solicit small- change donations from the houses they visit during this night. Children go around the houses with the question “Trick or treat?”! It is estimated that children have collected more than $188 million worldwide across USA, Canada, Mexico, Hong Kong , Ireland , South America and recently in Australia and New Zealand. During the night of what does this event happen?
Qn-20 This hard rock band was formed in Pasadena , California in 1972. As of 2007, they have sold 80 million albums worldwide and have had the most number one hits on the Billboard Mainstream rock chart. They also entered the Guinness book of world records for the highest paid single appearance of a band : $1.5 million for a 90 minute set at 1983 US festival. Their album titled ‘ 1984 ’ was so popular that it was peaking at #2 on billboard only behind MJ’s Thriller. But they gained the most popularity for drama surrounding the exits of former members which includes names like Michael Anthony, Sammy Hagar, Garry Cherone , Mark Stone and Mitch Alloy. Identify the band.
VAN HALEN David Lee Roth Eddie Van Halen Wolfgang Van Halen Alex Van Halen
Qn-21 X has two restaurants: Altitude 95 , on the first floor; and the Jules Verne , an expensive gastronomical restaurant on the second floor, with a private lift. This restaurant has one star in the Michelin Red Guide. In January 2007, the multi-Michelin chef Alain Ducasse was brought in to run Jules Verne . What is X ?
Qn-22 Basesar Ram: the father and was an alcoholic Bhagwanti: the mother was a housewife and used to sleep in her kitchen itself Lallu (Lalit Prasad): the eldest son, unemployed and looking for a job Nanhe: the younger son Badki: the eldest daughter, a social worker Majhli: the second eldest daughter, aspiring to be an actress Chutki: the youngest daughter, aspiring to be a doctor What am I speaking of?
ANSWER- Characters in “Hum Log” - The first ever soap opera in India !! jaquizzi quizvideoINDIA@60- _TV serials_ (nostalgia) [www.keepvid.com].mp4
Qn-23. This European company was busy manufacturing forest products like paper in the initial 130 years of existence . They expanded to manufacturing of television in the 1980’s , but lost a lot of money. It then ventured into the computer field which lead to a total burn out forcing the CEO to take away his life. During Russian recession of early 90’s, it underwent a big slump and was on the verge of termination when the new CEO decided to concentrate on just one sector they are now synonymous with . Which company am I talking about?
Qn-24 . Whose marriage life is being described? Conrad “Nicky” Hilton (6 May 1950 – 29 January 1951) (divorced) Michael Wilding (21 February 1952 – 26 January 1957) (divorced) Michael Todd (2 February 1957 – 22 March 1958) (widowed) Eddie Fisher (12 May 1959 – 6 March 1964) (divorced) Richard Burton (15 March 1964 – 26 June 1974) (divorced) Richard Burton (again) (10 October 1975 – 29 July 1976) (divorced) John Warner (4 December 1976 – 7 November 1982) (divorced) Larry Fortensky(6 October 1991 – 31 October 1996) (divorced)
Qn-25. This city has 6 stadiums which have hosted at least one ODI , thus making it a world record holder. The city that comes closest is Colombo with 4 stadiums . Just name the city.
ANSWER- NAIROBI the grounds being the Gymkhana Club, which has now hosted 57 ODIs, the Jaffrey and Ruaraka Sports Club grounds (five each), the Aga Khan Sports Club , the Nairobi Club and the Simba Union ground (one each)
Qn-26. _________ is often used in a similar context to which ‘Garden of Eden’ might be used, to represent a perfect paradise that exists hidden from modern man. It can sometimes be used as an analogy for a life-long quest or something elusive that is much sought. For a man who spends his life obsessively looking for a cure to a disease, such a cure could be said to be that man's ________. It also might be used to represent perfection that is sought by man in the form of love, happiness, or Utopian ideals . What’s it?
ANSWER- SHANGRI-LA Term which which first appeared in James Hilton’s novel “Lost Horizon” . The US Presidential retreat Camp David is now officially called Camp David “Shangri La” .
Qn-27. What am I describing? Axle – “A model bad boy, cruel and ruthless. Don't try to get on Axle's good side - he doesn't have one”. Bose Jefferson - "Don't be fooled by Bose's casual demeanor - his punch feels like a ten-car pile up on your head." Cydney Bass- "A spoiled rich girl living on the edge. Treat Cyd right or she'll throw a tantrum in your face. “ Milwaukee Jon- "An Ex-con with a death wish. Jon's dare devilish style strikes fear in the hearts of seasoned fellows” Pearl McKurdy -"A competitive and reckless retro-punk. Pearl lives for anarchy” Slim Jim -"Would've been the class clown if he hadn't dropped out. Voted 'Most Likely To Die Young' by classmates." Teflon Mike -"Dropped on his head at an early age, Mike is a gonzo wild man: fearless, un-predictable, brain damaged."
ANSWER- Character from the very popular game – ROAD RASH! Remember the famous cheat code ? XYZZYSPOON!
Qn-28. Who am I talking of? At the age of 11,He contracted Perthes disease in his hip which left his left leg shorter than the right . Spent two years in traction, but later often had a slight limp. In 1959, He became the youngest driver to score points in formula one , the youngest driver to set fastest lap in formula one and the youngest driver to score a podium position in formula one, records which were later broken. Apart from formula one victories , he has also won the 24 hours Le Mans race . He published a book in 1964 titled “ From the Cockpit” . He died at the age of 32 when his car crashed in the Good wood circuit in England in 1970.
<ul><li>Qn-29. </li></ul><ul><li>The title of this English movie is taken from a 1717 poem by Alexander Pope called “Eloisa to Abelard” </li></ul><ul><li>“ How happy is the blameless vestal’s lot! </li></ul><ul><ul><li>The world forgetting, by the world forgot. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>________________________________ </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Each pray'r accepted, and each wish resign'd “... </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Interestingly, three filmi songs from old Hindi movies can be heard playing in the background in this movie. "Mera Man Tera Pyaasa" from the movie performed by Mohammed Rafi, "Tera Sang Pyaar Mein" performed by Lata Mangeshkar, and "Wada Na Tod" by Lata Mangeshkar from the movie Dil Tujhko Diya . </li></ul><ul><li>Identify the movie. </li></ul>
Q- In internet lingo A/S/L stands for Age, Sex , Location . What does B/S/L stand for?
Q-What is the speciality of the stamp in the photograph? . What is the speciality of the stamp in the photograph?
Ans. It is the first ever stamp of Independent India
It was founded in 1976 as a joint-stock company between International Aeradio Limited, a British Company, and local partners. In 1983 the ownership structure changed - United Arab Emirates government held a 60% share in the company and the remaining 40% were publicly traded. Which company's origins are we referring to? Q-
Ans : Mark Pincus, founder of Zynga.com. He named the company zynga after his pet dog zinga
His first name, which came to him by mistake, was an abbreviation of his intended name, George, which was misread by hospital officials completing the birth certificate. He was editor of the house magazine of the Cadillac Motor Co. He went on to form his own agency and was in the habit of purchasing 100 shares of stock in every new client. Name this ad guru.
Honda introduced their new car "Fitta" into Nordic countries in 2001. If they had taken the time to undertake some cross cultural marketing research they may have discovered that "fitta" was an old word used in vulgar language to refer to a woman's genitals in Swedish, Norwegian and Danish. In the end they renamed it as?
ANSWER- <ul><li>Lawyers representing Ajmal Kasab </li></ul><ul><li>The three defence lawyers for Kasab.Abbas Kazmi, K.P.Pawar and Anjali Waghmare. Anjali Waghmare withdrew as lawyer, Abbas Kazmi was sacked and now the new lawyer is K.P.Pawar </li></ul>
CONNECT- Mayo college ajmer World Health Organization's anti-tobacco Song of shoot out lokhanwala
ANSWER- <ul><li>Connect : ' Mile Sur Mera Tumhara' or 'Ek Sur' , the famous song first launched during the Independence day 1988 telecast on DD , which was relaunched in a new version on the occassion of 60th Republic day . They are Piyush Pandey (lyricist) , Kailash Surendranath ( Director of both editions) and Louis Banks ( composer for both the editions) . </li></ul>
ANSWER- <ul><li>1977 to 1980, 1990 to 1992, and 1993 to 1998. </li></ul><ul><li>Bhairon Singh Shekhawat </li></ul>
ANSWER- <ul><li> Bata Shoes • The company was one of the 1986 FIFA World Cup official sponsors. • Tomáš Baťa was often called the "Henry Ford of Eastern Europe". • Bata Shoe Museum • Hush Puppies Brand </li></ul>
ANSWER- <ul><li>BOND GIRLS </li></ul><ul><li>Eva Green ( Vesper Lynd in Casino Royale) Halle Berry ( Jinx in Die Another Day) Michelle Yeoh ( Wai Lin in Tomorrow Never Dies ) Jane Seymour ( Solitaire in Live and Let Die ). </li></ul>
ANSWER- <ul><li>The 3 movies which feature Steve Irwin </li></ul><ul><li>He lends his voice to an elephant seal named Trev in Happy Feet </li></ul><ul><li>He plays himself in Dr. Dolittle 2 </li></ul>
ANSWER- <ul><li>The song American Pie by Don McLean or ‘The Day the Music Died’. </li></ul><ul><li>The term was coined by Don McLean in his song to refer to the plane crash which killed these 3 American Rock and Roll Musicians. </li></ul><ul><li>Pic1 – Buddy Holly </li></ul><ul><li>Pic2 – Ritchie Valens </li></ul><ul><li>Pic3 – Jiles Perry Richardson aka The Big Bopper </li></ul>
ANSWER- <ul><li>Members of the Deadly Viper Assassination Squad in ‘Kill Bill’ </li></ul><ul><li>Bill (Snake Charmer), Beatrix Kiddo (Black Mamba), O-Ren Ishii (Cottonmouth), Vernita Green (Copperhead), Elle Driver (California Mountain Snake) and Budd (Sidewinder) </li></ul>
<ul><li>In the world of business, with what would you associate the following names? </li></ul><ul><li>David Whitbread ( 1982-1996) </li></ul><ul><li>Rajiv Khera ( 1996- 1998) </li></ul><ul><li>Aashish Choudhary ( 2004-2009) </li></ul>CONNECT--
All have donned the role of “Onida Devil” ANSWER
1990 Saga Africa 1991 Black & What 1993 Urban Tribu 1998 Zam Zam 2000 ____ ____ 2003 Pokhara 2005 Métisse 2006 Charango The albums released by a superstar who ventured into the field of music after he established himself as a legend in a different field altogether. He is also popular for his charity works and also owns a restaurant named “Do Brazil” in French West Indies. Who?
Yannick Noah Legendary tennis player from France. Only the second black player ,after Arthur Ashe to win grand slam singles’ final – remains the last native to win the French Open.
This was started when the members of Organization of Arab Petroleum Exporting Countries or the OAPEC (consisting of the Arab members of OPEC,plus Egypt, Syria and Tunisia) proclaimed an oil embargo "in response to the U.S. decision to re-supply the Israeli military" during the Yom Kippur war ;
<ul><li>It was first introduced as "Brad's Drink" in New Bern, North Carolina in 1898 by Caleb Bradham, who made it at his pharmacy where the drink was sold. It was later named , possibly due to the digestive enzyme used in the recipe.  Bradham sought to create a fountain drink that was delicious and would aid in digestion and boost energy </li></ul><ul><li>In 1931, at the depth of the Great Depression, this Company entered bankruptcy - in large part due to financial losses incurred by speculating on wildly fluctuating sugar prices as a result of World War I . </li></ul>
<ul><li> This is a JV of Future Group and Manipal Group to launch healthcare and sports fitness products under the brand name of- </li></ul>
<ul><li>Headquartered in Singapore,this is Asia’s leading sports marketing, event management and media company, with a roster of golf, football and cricket events across the entire region. This has been at the forefront of Asian sport since 1992, managing almost 600 days of sports events annually, across more than 30 countries in the region. </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul>
<ul><li>This is a coaching clinic for training fast bowlers from all over the world. This was created with the help of former Australian pace spearhead Dennis Lillee. Through this program, young aspiring fast bowlers are trained under Dennis Lillee. Fast bowlers who trained from this represent India include Javagal Srinath, Irfan Pathan, Munaf Patel, Venkatesh Prasad, Rudra Pratap Singh, Zaheer Khan and Shanthakumaran Sreesanth. Besides Indian players, foreign players like Chaminda Vaas, Heath Streak and Brett Lee have also trained. </li></ul>
<ul><li>He (born 1932) is an Indian cricket coach from Mumbai (formerly Bombay). He is most famous for coaching young cricketers at Shivaji Park in Dadar, Mumbai. He has been a selector for Mumbai cricket team. </li></ul><ul><li>cricketers who have been under his tutelage and have gone on to represent India include Balwinder Sandhu, Chandrakant Pandit, Vinod Kambli, Pravin Amre, Ajit Agarkar, Sanjay Bangar and Ramesh Powar. In 1990, he was honoured with the Dronacharya Award for his services to cricket coaching </li></ul>
<ul><li>The team logo has the Sudarshana Chakra with the team's name engraved in it. </li></ul><ul><li>Its 100% subsidiary IndiaWin Sports. </li></ul>