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Straight Drive 12 Questions

  1. 1. QRYPTONITE<br />General Quiz<br />In the Beginning<br />(Circa 1960)<br />Bitotsav 2011<br />BITOTSAV ‘11<br />-----BIT Mesra -----<br />
  2. 2. Rules<br /><ul><li>6 questions clockwise
  3. 3. 6 questions anticlockwise.
  4. 4. Correct Answer - 20 Points
  5. 5. Pass Answer – 20 Points
  6. 6. No Negatives</li></li></ul><li>können beginnen<br />
  7. 7. 1<br />ID the man or his contribution.<br />
  8. 8.
  9. 9. Answer<br />Neil deGrasse Tyson <br />Announced Pluto is no more a planet.<br />
  10. 10. 2<br />X is one of the few national parks existing within a metropolis and is one of the most visited parks in the world with 2 million visitors annually. It also enjoys the distinction of being the largest urban park in the world with an area of 104 sq.kms. A famous stock broking company derives its name from a shrub that blooms once in 8 years in X. ID X.<br />
  11. 11.
  12. 12. 2<br />Answer<br />Sanjay Gandhi/Borivali<br />National Park<br />
  13. 13. 3<br />This book is a collection of light-hearted short stories, including the authors fascination with safe-cracking, fondness for topless bars, and ventures into art and samba music. It also features the Manhattan Project. The title derives from a woman's response at Princeton University when, after she asked the newly-arrived author if he wanted cream or lemon in his tea, he absentmindedly requested both.<br />Which book do I talk of?<br />
  14. 14. 3<br />
  15. 15. 3<br />Answer<br />"Surely You're Joking, Mr. Feynman!"<br />By Richard Feynman.<br />
  16. 16. 4<br />In a book by Pliny the Elder called Naturalis Historia, regarding the discovery of a recipe for an antidote to a poison, a remedy for toxins in your blood was said to be a mixture of dried walnuts, figs and rue leaves ground together, with the addition of X. This ingredient apparently made it easier to swallow the remedy, giving rise to a modern phrase. What?<br />
  17. 17. 4<br />
  18. 18. 4<br />Answer<br />With a pinch/grain of salt<br />
  19. 19. 5<br />This Bharat Ratna awardee died due to cardiac arrest, alone in his 8x10 room before being able to fulfill his wish to play at the India Gate. However, he had performed at Delhi's Red Fort on the eve of India's Independence in 1947. During his illness, he was denied fruit juice and even his choice of food. His property worth 1.6crore and a bank balance of 56lakhs was taken over by his greedy son. Who?<br />
  20. 20. 5<br />
  21. 21. 5<br />Answer<br />UstadBismillah Khan<br />
  22. 22. 6<br />Sampooran Singh Kalra worked as a car mechanic in a garage before adopting the name X Deenvi. X has won a Grammy, Academy as well as numerous National & Filmfare awards. X's daughter's latest venture was Just Married back in 2007. ID X.<br />
  23. 23. 6<br />
  24. 24. 6<br />Answer<br />Gulzar<br />
  25. 25. Time to turn the clock around<br />
  26. 26. 1<br />When he was ten years old, this Canadian was bold enough to send in his resume to the Carol Burnett Show. Once he started acting full time, he wrote himself a cheque for 20 million dollars and carried it around in his pocket until he earned that amount in one film. He finally did earn it. Who? <br />
  27. 27.
  28. 28. 1<br />Answer<br />Jim Carrey<br />
  29. 29. 2<br />The name of the person shown here is Kim Ung Yong. What distinction does he hold?<br />
  30. 30.
  31. 31. Answer<br />He holds the record for having the highest IQ in the world<br />2<br />
  32. 32. 3<br />He was born as Badruddin Jamaluddin Kazi in Indore. While issuing tickets as a B.E.S.T. bus conductor, Badruddin used to entertain passengers aboard with some antics which caught the attention of actor and script-writer Balraj Sahni in 1950. Thus began his illustrious career in Bollywood spanning over 300 films. Guru Dutt later casted him in a film, named X, after himself. Badruddin's screen test consisted of acting as a drunk, and he did it so well that Guru Dutt gave him the screen name X.<br />
  33. 33.
  34. 34. Answer<br />Johnny Walker<br />3<br />
  35. 35. 4<br />ID the band<br />
  36. 36.
  37. 37. Answer<br />4<br />
  38. 38.
  39. 39. 5<br />Considered by some to be the first supermodel, X was one of the first famous women to die of AIDS at the young age of 26. She represented almost all the famous brands of the time, including Dior, Armani, YSL and Versace. X was addicted to heroine Cindy Crawford was later referred to as Baby X, due to her resemblance with her. X did her first major shoot with top fashion photographer Chris von Wangenheim who had her pose nude behind a chain-link fence.<br />ID the model.<br />
  40. 40.
  41. 41. Answer<br />5<br />GiaCarangi<br />
  42. 42. 6<br />On 6 Nov ‘05, the X, the new administrative capital was officially moved to a greenfield near Pyinmana, and approximately 300 km north of Y, the previous capital. X’s official name was announced 5 months later. Much of X is still under construction, which is set to be completed by 2012. X is generally translated as "royal capital", "seat of the king" or "abode of kings“ in the local language. For official works, officers use "NPT" as a synonym for X. ID X and Y.<br />
  43. 43.
  44. 44. Answer<br />X – Naypyidaw/Naypyitaw<br />Y – Rangoon/Yangon<br />