Quiz Vidyalay-Finals Round 1

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Quiz Vidyalay-Finals Round 1

  1. 1. Welcomes you all to the Finals
  2. 2. RULES • The Quiz consists of Four rounds. • Every direct question carries 10 points and a pass question carries 5 points . • Unanswered questions will go to the audience. • Part points will be awarded as per the Quiz master’s discretion. • Quiz Master’s decision is final.
  3. 3. ROUND 1 MIXED BAG
  4. 4. 1. This day , 233 years ago marked which famous historic event ?
  5. 5. Independence Day of USA
  6. 6. 2. DVD, the new technology that looks like a CD- ROM but holds over 4.7 Gb of data (can hold a full length movie) stands for?
  7. 7. DIGITAL VERSATILE DISC
  8. 8. 3. In Tirupati, the Hundi receives millions of rupees every year. What is the mythological reason for the Hundi to be there in the first place?
  9. 9. Lord Vishnu married Lakshmi by borrowing money from Kubera. Till today his devotees are helping him pay back the loan by contributing to the Hundi.
  10. 10. 4. The road outside the Chicago Art Institute in Chicago was originally called Michigan Avenue. Now it has been renamed after an Indian. Who?
  11. 11. SWAMI VIVEKANANDA
  12. 12. 5. Which newspaper is the most famous publication of Bennett and Coleman co.?
  13. 13. 6. To which company did the shipment of tea destroyed by the American colonists during the Boston Tea Party in 1773 belong?
  14. 14. EAST INDIA COMPANY
  15. 15. 7. What is an unrhymed Japanese poem of 3 lines, containing 17 syllables called?
  16. 16. HAIKU
  17. 17. 8. Which British General was responsible for the Jallianwala Bagh massacre. He is also called ‘The Butcher of Amritsar’?
  18. 18. GENERAL DYER
  19. 19. 9. What is the Sanskrit word for 'refined'?
  20. 20. SANSKRIT !!
  21. 21. 10. What does SUN stand for in SUN microsystems?
  22. 22. Stanford University Network
  23. 23. 11. Who is known as the ‘Iron Chancellor’ ?
  24. 24. OTTO VON BISMARCK
  25. 25. 12. Current News. What is Influenza A(H1N1) ?
  26. 26. The Virus that causes SWINE FLU
  27. 27. Now it’s time for an AUDIENCE QUESTION
  28. 28. In Medieval times, in Europe, 1/3 of the taxes went to the king, 1/3 went to the Nobility and 1/3 went to the common man. How has this custom been immortalized through which rhyme?

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