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Techfest National Open Quiz Pune Prelims


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Questions from the IIT-B Techfest National Quiz Pune prelims by Rohit Nair of QuizWorks

Techfest National Open Quiz Pune Prelims

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  2. 2. Founded in 1885 by the Deccan EducationSociety , it was named after the then Governorof Bombay , who donated for the setting up of this college. Two of its alumni who later went on tobecome Prime Minister of India were VP Singh and PV Narasimha Rao. Which college? 1
  3. 3. The Hunter Commission of Inquiry wasordered to convene by Secretary of State for India , Edwin Montagu in 1919. What was the reason for setting up the commission? 3
  4. 4. In chemistry, what name is given to thetransuranic elements with atomic numbergreater than 100 and has recently been in news for a musical reason? 4
  5. 5. Which sporting event is advertised as "Themost exciting two minutes in sports" and also as "The run for the roses"? 5
  6. 6. Which fashion house creates exquisite Ostrich skin bags like this one featured in ZNMD as Bagwathi? 6
  7. 7. Born as Mona Jandali, she is a novelist , whoseex-husband named a famous TV cartoon series after her family name. She is also the sister of a famous former Tech CEO. Who is the Tech CEO and what is the name of the Cartoon series? 7
  8. 8. Developed by Geek Mentor Studios , it isbased on an extremely addictive game created by Rovio Studios in Finland. The Villainous Pigs are replaced by Corrupt politicians. Which game and who replaces the slingshot creatures? 10
  9. 9. Which organization’s name has been blocked out of this picture? 11
  10. 10. When she was contacted to comment on a recent widespread rumour, she said, “I amNOT yet ready to make a wedding album; I am busy making dirty pictures at the moment.” Who is she and what is she talking about? 12
  11. 11. The book “Wide Angle – Candid moments from my playing days” is a coffee table book illustrating the author’s passions of photography and wildlife. Chapters include Formative days, the bigleague, land of isles, African adventure, wildlife passion etc. featuring pictures from England, South Africa , Australia , West Indies among other places . Whose book? 13
  12. 12. What is the IATA code for the Airport at SanCarlos , about a couple of miles from Redwood City, California? 14
  13. 13. What event is this cartoon depicting? 16
  14. 14. Annually presented by the International Academy of Digital Arts and Science. What is the name of this award? 18
  15. 15. Specific Media bought out which internetcompany for 35M$ in 2011 along with Justin Timberlake taking a small stake? 19
  16. 16. Which band will perform in the first ever F1Rocks event during the Buddh International Grand Prix? 22
  17. 17. What does this picture indicate? 23
  18. 18. According to the parent company producingthis browser, the name stands for the idea thata thread of a particular material "is an invisibleyet incredibly strong connection between two different things“. What browser and which company? 25
  19. 19. It’s a QuizWorksPresentatio n