QBIT - Quiz Generalis Straight Drive Round


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QBIT - Quiz Generalis, held on 31st Oct, 2010, at BIT Mesra. Visit : www.qbitmesra.blogspot.com

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QBIT - Quiz Generalis Straight Drive Round

  1. 1. • +30 for correct • No negative. Passable round. • 12 questions. L-R then R-L. • +5 bounce for every pass. Straight Drive
  2. 2. 1. Nelson Wang was a cook at the Cricket Club of India. In 1975, a customer asked him to create a new dish and he started by taking the basic ingredients, namely chopped garlic, ginger, and green chillies, but instead substituted garam masala with soya sauce to lead to the inception of this ridiculously famous non-veg dish, the X. Identify X.
  3. 3. 1. Chicken Manchurian!!
  4. 4. The term meaning the 'great prize' was first used in a short trial in Paris, organized by Le Velocipede in 1887, but only one competitor turned up and it was abandoned. The first organized event, by a newspaper Le Petite Journal, was a Reliability Trial run (again in France) in 1894. Which term? 2.
  5. 5. Grand Prix 2.
  6. 6. 3. Which company gets its name from the 'blue dot' that they put on their products to indicate their products that had qualified the the quality check. this blue dot was later trademarked and is now a well known name in its area of business.
  7. 7. 3.
  8. 8. 4. X was invented by a New Yorker named Leonard Lawrence Marraffino in 1955. The patent was subsequently sold to Unilever, who marketed the novelty under the brand-name with the name same as X in the early 1960s. This was followed by the introduction of the 'Signal' brand in Europe in 1965. Identify X.
  9. 9. 4.
  10. 10. 4. Striped Toothpaste
  11. 11. 5. IBM had a poster put up in 1978 explaining something. What is being explained? • If its there and you can see it—it’s real. • If its not there and you can see it—its virtual. • If its there and you cant see it—its transparent. • If it’s not there and you can’t see it-you erased it!
  12. 12. 5. RAM (Random Access Memory)
  13. 13. 6. When this Indian movie X was released 80 years ago, it had the slogan "All talking singing dancing" on its posters. Identify X.
  14. 14. 6. Alam Ara
  15. 15. 1.Identify A popular mathematical puzzle is named after this flag tower. Identify.
  16. 16. 1. Tower Of Hanoi
  17. 17. 2. In 1972 Alan Kay at Xerox PARC labs proposed a computer nicknamed 'The Dyna'.The idea as rejected because his bosses felt that it was too 'flimsy'. Later Epson produced made the first of its kind and it proved to be succesful. What was 'The Dyna' the first pioneered prototype of ?
  18. 18. 2. Laptop
  19. 19. 3. Name the disease that was recently declared eradicated by Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations. Its name is German for cattle-plague. And it is only the second disease to have been eradicated sucessfully by humans after Small-pox which was eradicated in 1970s.
  20. 20. 3. Rinderpest
  21. 21. 4. The Laws of cricket were revised and reissued in 1788 by X. X remains the copyright holder of the Laws of Cricket. X also was the governing body of cricket in England and across the world, until the ICC was formed in 1993. Identify X.
  22. 22. 4. Marylebone Cricket Club
  23. 23. 5 The word "salad" comes from the French salade of the same meaning, from the Latin word for X. Other related words derived from X include sauce, salsa, sausage, and salary. In English, the word first appeared as "salad" or "sallet" in the 14th century. Identify X.
  24. 24. 5 SALT
  25. 25. 6. A company declared the "i" in X stands for "Internet"; it also represented the product's focus as a personal device ('i' for "individual"). The company later adopted the ‘i’ prefix across all its consumer products. Id X.
  26. 26. 6. iMAC