Freshers' gen quiz finals


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2011 Freshers' General Quiz by Rohit Gupta, Vivek Gupta and Rahul Bhattacharya

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Freshers' gen quiz finals

  1. 1. Freshers General Quiz Mains
  2. 2. Infinite Bounce (Clockwise)
  3. 3. Q1. One of the most famous assasinations of the 20th century was carried out by this man. Name the person he killed.
  4. 4. Q2.Holy TreasureThis temple, constructed in the Dravidian style of architecture, is glorified in the Divya Prabandha, the early medieval Tamil literature canon of the Tamil Alvar saints.The shrine is currently run by a trust headed by the royal family of Travancore.Name this holy shrine which was in the news recently as it was found to be the richest temple in the world???
  5. 5. Q3.Id. XIt is estimated that X would have been the richest textbook writer ever, considering there have been over 1500 editions of Xs work.His name is used synonymously with the subject he wrote on.
  6. 6. Q4. Identify this famous couple
  7. 7. Q5.According to the Oxford English Dictionary, this phrase most likely originated from childrens games such as hopscotch and snakes and ladders.An alternative theory is that the phrase originated from early radio commentaries of football matches by the BBC in the United Kingdom.The theory postulates that whenever a game was restarted from a goal kick, it would be in _______ _________, hence the phrase.Coldplay used the phrase to name the first song in their album X&Y.
  8. 8. Q6.Identify the person on the right
  9. 9. Infinite Bounce(AntiClockwise)
  10. 10. Q1. Connect.
  11. 11. Q2. Name the BandIn 1964, Ronnie Van Zant, Allen Collins, Gary Rossington formed a band " The Noble Five ", which then changed to “ My Backyard ” when Larry Junstorm and Bob Burns joined them in Florida. Billy Powell a roadie joined them in 1970, and they tried a new name. Finally they choose a name that was a parody of their high school physical education teachers name, who was strict in acting against boys with long hair.
  12. 12. Q3. What is the word???What eight-letter word connects a pastry made by folding a piece of dough over a filling, the loss of possession of the ball in sports like basketball and an accounting term for the amount of business carried out over a given period of time?
  13. 13. Q4. Name the company being advertised???
  14. 14. Q5. Name the person in the KFC logo ???
  15. 15. Q6.Who said this???“A single death is a tragedy; a million deaths is a statistic.”Hint: His adopted surname means steel in his native language.At the age of 7, he fell ill with small pox, and his face was badly scarred by the disease.He later had photographs retouched to make his pockmarks less apparent.
  16. 16. Whats that Google Doodle???
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  23. 23. Identify the celebrity
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  30. 30. Bidding
  31. 31. Bids: +40/-20 +30/-15 +20/-10 +10/-5Other teams get: +20/-10 +15/-10 +10/-5 +5/0
  32. 32. Etymology Music Movies +30 Max BidLiterature India Technology +30 Max Bid
  33. 33. Back EtymologyX is the subject of a prominent miracle attributed to Jesus in the Gospel of John, in which Jesus restores him to life four days after his death.The scientific term “X taxon" denotes organisms that reappear in the fossil record after a period of apparent extinction; and the “X” phenomenon refers to an event in which a person spontaneously returns to life (the heart starts beating again) after resuscitation has been given .Several bands have composed songs titled "X" in allusion to the resurrection story, including Porcupine Tree, Chimaira, moe., and Placebo.
  34. 34. Music BackIdentify this place
  35. 35. Movies BackName the most famous story from this book.
  36. 36. Literature BackAs high school students, Joyce Carol Oates, Sylvia Plath and Robert Redford won their writing award. Which appropriately named company that launched a child literacy campaign as part of its 90th anniversary could claim to have discovered these talents in school?
  37. 37. India Back Id. XAccording to the Jahangir Nama, the emperor was impressed by the performance of certain performers from Bengal. Their leader Krishna Chandra Dev was presented an entire village called Sutigram near Dhaka and the Dev family became the landlords of the village. Being landlords they were called _______ , a term that became their family name.Currently,X,an eighth generation descendant of the above family continues the tradition.
  38. 38. Tech BackGive Funda
  39. 39. Mega Connect
  40. 40. +15 for every correct answer For Connect +50/-20 +40/-15 +30/-10 +20/0
  41. 41. The name disputeX and Y tossed a coin to decide whether thecompany they founded would be called X-Y or Y-X. Y won the coin toss but named their electronicsmanufacturing enterprise “The X-Y Company".
  42. 42. Whats X??X was founded by Leland X, a railroad magnate, United States Senator, and former California Governor, and his wife, Jane X. It is named in honor of their only child, Leland X, Jr., who died in 1884 just before his 16th birthday. His parents decided to dedicate a university to their only son, and Leland X told his wife, "The children of California shall be our children."Cisco Systems, Google, Hewlett-Packard, LinkedIn, Netscape Communications, Rambus, Silicon Graphics, Sun Microsystems, Varian Associates, and Yahoo! were founded here.
  43. 43. What are we talking about???This was first conducted on a large scale in imperial ChinaFrench psychologist Alfred Binet, together with psychologists Victor Henri and Théodore Simon published the first modern form of this in 1905.
  44. 44. Hearts DelightBefore it got its current moniker, it used to be a luscious fruit valley, and was known as the Valley of Hearts Delight.It is located in the southern part of the San Francisco Bay Area in Northern California in the United States.