Qriosity General Quiz stage round


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Stage Round of a General Quiz held in our school with some cool questions.

Qriosity General Quiz stage round

  1. 1. • Each direct question carries 10 points while a passed question contains 5 points. • Questions will move clockwise first and then anti-clockwise. • You will get 15 seconds time to give your answer. 5 seconds time will be given for a passed answer. No answer will be accepted after the time limit. • Any other decision is at the discretion of the quizmaster.
  2. 2. • 'Anandmath', 'Durgesh nondini' and 'Kapalkundala' novels were authored by which writer ?
  3. 3. • In which video game series is the name of the protagonist ‘Kratos’?
  4. 4. • Clive Staples Lewis is the author of which famous book series?
  5. 5. •Le Corbusier was the architect of which famous city?
  6. 6. •Which is the world’s richest football club?
  7. 7. • Which team has the distinction of appearing in 3 ICC ODI World Cup finals, but not winning even one?
  8. 8. • X, an ancient Greek scientist, is best known for inventing the screw pump and doing maths with spheres and cylinders. Identify X.
  9. 9. • The first one to calculate it was Radhanath Sikdar, in 1851 using spherical trigonometry. What is being talked about?
  10. 10. • William Chester Minor was a murderer who served time in a mental asylum. During his stay, he became the largest contributor for which very commonly used book?
  11. 11. X was born in Agra, Uttar Pradesh on 25 June 1985. Her father is a former government employee in Rajasthan and was awarded the President's Medal for Distinguished Service at the Delhi Cantonment Board. X's family belongs to Chhattisgarh state. X graduated from the Indira Gandhi Delhi Technological University in 2007 with an undergraduate degree in computer engineering. Identify X. •
  12. 12. •The people of which country are known as Magyars?
  13. 13. • This country has no army. It’s army was constitutionally abolished in 1949. Name the country.
  14. 14. •The capital of which country is Naypyidaw.
  15. 15. •Which famous detective was created by Agatha Christie which was based on her grandmother?
  16. 16. Bankim Chandra Chatterjee [ Trivia: Our national song ‘Bande Mataram’ has been taken from Bankim Chandra Chatterjee’s novel Anandmath ]
  17. 17. God Of War [ Trivia: God of War is a third person action-adventure video game developed by Santa Monica Studio and published by Sony Computer Entertainment. It is loosely based on Greek Mythology and set in Ancient Greece. ]
  18. 18. Chronicles of Narnia [ Trivia: Written by Lewis between 1949 and 1954, illustrated by Pauline Baynes and originally published in London between October 1950 and March 1956, The Chronicles of Narnia has sold over 100 million copies in 47 languages. ]
  19. 19. Chandigarh [ Trivia: The name is derived from an ancient temple called Chandi Mandir, devoted to the Hindu goddess Chandi, near the city. It is a Union Territory and the only city serving as a capital to two Indian states, Haryana and Punjab. ]
  20. 20. Real Madrid [ Trivia: Real Madrid has the distinction of being the world’s richest football club with a revenue of $3,300 million. The word ‘Real’ is Spanish for royal and was bestowed to the club by King Alfonso XIII in 1920 together with the royal crown in the emblem.]
  21. 21. England [ Trivia: England went to the finals in 1979, 1987 and 1992 and lost to West Indies, Australia and Pakistan respectively. Their loss to Australia by 7 runs is the closest margin in World Cup history.]
  22. 22. Archimedes [ Trivia: Born in Sicily, he is regarded as one of the leading scientists in classical antiquity. Among his advances in physics are the foundations of hydrostatics, statics and an explanation of the principle of the lever. He is also credited with making innovative siege engines.]
  23. 23. Height of Mount Everest [ Trivia: In 1856, the Great Trigonometric Survey of British India established the first published height of Everest, then known as Peak XV, at 29,002 ft (8,840 m). In 1865, Everest was given its official English name by the Royal Geographical Society upon a recommendation by Andrew Waugh, the British Surveyor General of India.]
  24. 24. Oxford English Dictionary [ Trivia: The Oxford English Dictionary (OED), published by the Oxford University Press, is by a considerable margin the largest dictionary of the English language. It was first published in 1884 under the name ‘A New English Dictionary on Historical Principles; Founded Mainly on the Materials Collected by The Philological Society’.]
  25. 25. Durga Shakti Nagpal [ Trivia: Durga Shakti Nagpal is an Indian bureaucrat, civil servant and officer in the Uttar Pradesh cadre of the Indian Administrative Service. She came into public view after launching a massive drive against corruption and illegal sand mining within her jurisdiction of Gautam Budh Nagar. ]
  26. 26. Hungary [ Trivia: The Hungarian people refer to themselves by the demonym "Magyar" rather than the term "Hungarian". Magyar is a FinnoUgric word from the Old Hungarian, mogyër. The term "Magyar" possibly comes from the name of the most prominent Hungarian tribe, called Megyer. The tribal name "Megyer" became "Magyar" referring to the Hungarian people as a whole.]
  27. 27. Costa Rica [ Trivia: Costa Rica is a country in Central America, bordered by Nicaragua to the north, Panama to the southeast, the Pacific Ocean to the west, and the Caribbean Sea to the east. It’s capital is San Jose and currency is Costa Rica colon.]
  28. 28. Myanmar [ Trivia: Its population of over 60 million makes it the world's 24th most populous country and, at 676,578 km2 (261,227 sq miles), it is the world's 40th largest country and the second largest in Southeast Asia. It’s currency is Kyat.]
  29. 29. Mary Marple [ Trivia: Jane Marple, usually referred to as Miss Marple, is a fictional character appearing in 12 of Agatha Christie's crime novels and in 20 short stories. Miss Marple is an elderly spinster who lives in the village of St. Mary Mead and acts as an amateur detective. ]
  30. 30. • Each direct question carries 20 points , passed questions carry 10 points. • 20 seconds time will be given for each direct question, 10 seconds for each passed question. • There are 6 questions starting from the one with the most points in the 1st Round. The questions will then move anticlockwise. • Any other decision is at the discretion of the quizmaster.
  31. 31. Whose painting is this?
  32. 32. Identify the movie whose soundtrack is shown.
  33. 33. In which country would you find the above structure?
  34. 34. Identify this kid who is a famous celebrity now.
  35. 35. Identify the country to which this flag belongs.
  36. 36. What does this picture signify or show?
  37. 37. Who is this famous former cricketer?
  38. 38. Who is this famous actress?
  39. 39. Adolf Hitler [ Trivia: Adolf Hitler was a painter and was deeply interested in art. He produced hundreds of works and sold his paintings and postcards to try to earn a living during his Vienna years (1908–1913). A number of his paintings were recovered after World War II and have sold at auction for tens of thousands of dollars. Others were seized by the U.S. Army and are still held by the U.S. government.]
  40. 40. Mr. India [ Trivia: Mr. India is a 1987 Indian Hindi superhero film directed by Shekhar Kapoor. It stars Anil Kapoor in the title role, Sridevi as his romantic interest and Amrish Puri in one of his best-known roles as the villain Mogambo. The songs shown are the famous parody song, Zindagi Ke yehin Reet Hai and I Love you. ]
  41. 41. Tunisia [ Trivia: El Djem is a town in Mahdia Governorate, Tunisia, population 18,302 (2004 census). It is home to some of the most impressive Roman remains in Africa, including a fine replica of the Coliseum of Rome.]
  42. 42. Anushka Sharma [ Trivia: Anushka Sharma (born 1 May 1988) is an Indian actress. In 2008, she was signed by Aditya Chopra for a three-film contract with Yash Raj Films and made her acting debut in Chopra's Rab Ne Bana Di Jodi. She later won the Filmfare Award for Best Supporting Actress for her performance in Yash Chopra's romance Jab Tak Hai Jaan (2012).]
  43. 43. Myanmar [ Trivia: Burma, officially the Republic of the Union of Myanmar, adopted a new state flag on 21 October 2010 to replace the former flag in use since 1974. The design of the flag has three horizontal stripes of yellow, green and red with a five-pointed white star in the middle. The three colors of the stripes are meant to symbolize solidarity, peace and tranquility, and courage and decisiveness. ]
  44. 44. Amar Chitra Katha’s comic on Dhyan Chand [ Trivia: On the 108th Birth Anniversary of Dhyan Chand the hockey legend was unveiled in a new avatar as part of a comic book series by well known publisher Amar Chitra Katha. The 64-page graphicbiography was launched by Minister of State for Human Resource Development Shashi Tharoor at the Major Dhyan Chand National stadium here. ]
  45. 45. Imran Khan [ Trivia: Imran Khan born Imran Khan Niazi on 25 November 1952), is a Pakistani politician, celebrity, and former cricketer. He played international cricket for two decades in the late twentieth century and, after retiring, entered politics. On 14 July 2010, Khan was inducted into the ICC Cricket Hall of Fame. ]
  46. 46. Manisha Koirala [ Trivia: Manisha Koirala born 16 August 1970) is a Nepalese and Indian film actress, as well as a UNFPA Goodwill Ambassador and social activist. She made her acting debut in the Nepali film Pheri Bhetaula (1989). A year later, Koirala made her Bollywood debut with the topgrossing drama Saudagar (1991). ]
  47. 47. • Participants have to choose one topic among the eight given topics. • Once a topic has been chosen by one team, it cannot be chosen by another team. • 3 questions shall be asked from that topic. • 15 points for a correct answer, -5 for a wrong one. A Pass is taken as a wrong answer. 15 seconds time will be given for an answer. • There will be no passing of the questions.
  49. 49. END OF ROUND 3
  50. 50. 1.In the Mahabharata, Who was the only daughter of Gandhari ? 2.In the Ramayana, What was the name of Rama's bow? 3.Sage Pulastya's grandson later became a mighty king. Who was he?
  51. 51. 1. Dushala [ Trivia: Her husband, Jayadratha lured Abhimanyu into the Chakravyu.] 2. Kodanda [ Trivia: He was given Kodanda by Vishwamitra.] 3. Ravana [ Trivia: Sage Pulatsya was one of the Saptarishi. Ravana also authored a book on astrology known as Ravana Samhita.]
  52. 52. 1. Only two of the Mughal emperors wrote their own memoirs. One was Babur, who was the other? 2. Who completed the construction of the Qutub Minar? 3. Who wrote Mudraraksasa, a drama which highlighted the ascent to power of Chandragupta Maurya?
  53. 53. 1. Jahangir [ Trivia: His original name was Nur-ud-din Salim. His memoirs are known as Tuzuk-i-Jahangiri.] 2. Iltutmish [ Trivia: Shams-ud-din Iltutmish was the third ruler of the Mamluk dynasty of Delhi of Turkic origin. He was a slave of Qutb-ud-din Aibak and later became his son-in-law and close lieutenant.] 3. Vishakhadatta [ Trivia: Only two of his plays, the Mudrārākṣasa and the Devichandraguptam are known to us.]
  54. 54. 1.The name of which desert is derived from the Tswana word for ‘Great Thirst’? 2.The currency of which country is Krone? 3.What is the capital of Romania?
  55. 55. 1. Kalahari Desert [ Trivia: Derived from the Tswana word Kgala, meaning "the great thirst", the Kalahari has vast areas covered by red sand without any permanent surface water.] 2. Norway [ Trivia: The krone (sign: kr; code: NOK) is the currency of Norway and its dependent territories. The name translates into English as "crown".] 3. Bucharest [ Trivia: It lies on the banks of the Dâmbovița River, less than 70 km(43 mi) north of the Danube. It became the capital of Romania in 1862.]
  56. 56. 1.Who is the first Indian woman to win an Asian Games gold in 400m run? 2.Who was the 1st ODI captain for India? 3.Name the only football player who has scored a hat trick in a World Cup Final?
  57. 57. 1. Kamaljit Sandhu [ Trivia: She hails from Punjab. She received Padma Shri in 1971. She participated in the 1972 Olympics and was the first Indian woman to reach the finals of an olympic athletics event.] 2. Ajit Wadekar [ Trivia: The Government of India honored him with the Arjuna Award (1967) and Padma Shri (1972).] 3. Geoff Hurst [ Trivia: He scored three for England against West Germany in the 1966 FIFA World Cup Final.]
  58. 58. 1. After Jawaharlal Nehru’s death, who took over the post of Prime Minister? 2. Who is the current president of France ? 3. Who was the First woman president of a country?
  59. 59. 1. Gulzari Lal Nanda [ Trivia: He was the interim Prime Minister of India twice for thirteen days each, the second time after the death of Prime Minister Lal Bahadur Shastri in 1966.] 2. Francois Hollande [ Trivia: François Gérard Georges Nicolas Hollande is the 24th and current president of France and co-prince of Andorra ] 3. Isabel Peron [ Trivia: Her real name is María Estela Martínez Cartas de Perón and she was the former president of Argentina.]
  60. 60. 1. Who is the youngest person to have received the Nobel prize? 2. Which is the most expensive element in the world? 3. Which are the only tissues in the human body which do not require blood?
  61. 61. 1. Lawrence Bragg [ Trivia: He was joint winner (with his father, Sir William Bragg) of the Nobel Prize for Physics in 1915 for X-Ray crystallography.] 2. Californium [ Trivia: Its atomic number is 98. 1g of Californium costs about $60 million.] 3. Cornea [ Trivia: Cornea has no blood vessels, it gets oxygen directly from the air. This is done to maintain transparence of cornea. ]
  62. 62. 1. Which was the first Indian movie submitted for an Oscar? 2. The middle name of which cartoon character is Fauntleroy? 3. Ustad Bismillah Khan is famous for popularizing which instrument?
  63. 63. 1. Mother India [ Trivia: It was India's first submission for the Oscar award for Best Foreign Language Film in 1958. ] 2. Donald Duck [ Trivia: Donald Duck is a funny animal cartoon character created in 1934 at Walt Disney Productions. His first appearance was in The Wise Little Hen (1934)] 3. Shehnai [ Trivia: He was an Indian musician credited with popularizing the shehnai, a sub-continental wind instrument of the oboe class.]
  64. 64. 1. Nano, Shuffle, Classic and Touch are variations of what? 2. Who created Pretty Good Privacy (PGP)? 3. The technologically advanced humanoid robot ASIMO is made by which car company?
  65. 65. 1. Apple iPod [ Trivia: The iPod is a line of portable media players designed and marketed by Apple Inc. The first line was released on October 23, 2001 ] 2. Phil Zimmermann [ Trivia: He created the PGP in 1991. It is a data encryption and decryption computer program that provides cryptographic privacy.] 3. Honda [ Trivia: ASIMO, an acronym for Advanced Step in Innovative MObility, is a humanoid robot designed and developed by Honda introduced on 21 October 2000.]
  66. 66. • There shall be 6 questions. 1 minute will be given for each question. • A direct question fetches 20 points. A passes question fetches 10 points. No Negative Marking. • Participants have to give the connection as well as two connects correctly to get the points. • Any other decision is at the discretion of the quizmaster.
  67. 67. • Connection – Cricketing Shots • Connects – The first picture shows the Helicopter Shot made famous by Mahendra Singh Dhoni. The second picture signifies the ‘Cut’ shot. The third picture signifies the ‘Pull’ shot while the fourth picture is of an ice-cream scoop, showing the ‘Scoop’ shot.
  68. 68. • Connection – NDTV • Connects – The first one is NDTV India. The second one is NDTV Imagine ( Imagine is a song performed by John Lenon ). The third one is NDTV Profit. The fourth one is NDTV Lumiere ( picture shows Lumiere brothers, French film makers ). The fifth one is NDTV Imagine Showbiz ( Showbiz is a picture by Mukesh Bhatt).
  69. 69. • Connection – Names of Hurricanes which struck North America. • Connects – Katrina is the name of the destructive hurricane which struck in 2005. Barbara struck in 1953. Tomas struck in October 2010. Isaac recently struck in 2012.
  70. 70. • Connection – Different Types of Moustaches • Connects – The different types of Moustache are Walrus, Mexican, Horseshoe and Toothbrush, as depicted by the pictures.
  71. 71. • Connection – English words derived from Hindi • Connects – Pajamas come from Hindi, paijaamaa), meaning "leg garment“, Yoga from Hindi term ( , Bangle from ,a type of bracelet and Bungalow from .
  72. 72. • Connection – Big Bang Theory • Connects - The first picture is of a Pokémon called Shieldon ( Sheldon Cooper ). The next picture is that of a Penny ( Penny ). Third picture is of Amy Winehouse ( Amy Farrah Fowler ), the fourth picture is of Rajesh Khanna ( Rajesh Koothrappali ) and the fifth picture is of Dwight Howard ( Howard Wolowitz).
  73. 73. • Connection – Names of Major Operations • Connects – The operations are Operation Darwin ( first airborne operation by British Military ), Operation Black Tornado ( to flush out terrorists in 26/11 ), Operation Darwin ( Disaster Relief Operation by the Royal Australian Navy ) and Operation Polaris ( in the Second World War ).
  74. 74. • Connection – Ben 10 • Connects – The aliens are HEATBLAST, UPGRADE, X LR8 and DIAMONDHEAD.
  75. 75. ROUND 5
  76. 76. • There shall be 7 questions per team. The teams will get 1 minute to answer the questions. • 10 points for a correct answer, -5 points for a wrong answer. Not giving an answer does not count as a wrong answer. • The questions will be first read out and then displayed on the screen. • If there is time left at the end, the passed questions will be repeated.
  77. 77. QUESTIONS 1. Which unit is used for measuring the speed of a computer mouse? 2. Which land mammal has the largest heart? 3. Who built the first mechanical calculator? 4. According to scientific research, which color is the most soothing for the eyes? 5. What is the C.G.S. unit of energy? 6. Who was the 1st Indian to win UNESCO's Pyramide con Marni award for charity? 7. According to legend who flew too close to the sun, melting the wax on his wings?
  78. 78. 1. Mickey 2. Giraffe 3. Blaise Pascal 4. Green 5. Erg 6. Shahrukh Khan 7. Icarus
  79. 79. QUESTIONS 1. Ryder Cup is associated with which sport? 2. The idea of „Sulahkul' was propagated by which Mughal emperor? 3. Saina Nehwal plays for which team in the Indian Badminton League? 4. What is the capital of Northern Ireland ? 5. In Census 2011, which state registered the minimum population density ? 6. “Delhi Chalo” is the famous quote of which freedom fighter ? 7. Whose real name is Antonia Edvige Albina Maino ?
  80. 80. 1. Golf 2. Akbar 3. Hyderabad Hotshots 4. Belfast 5. Andhra Pradesh 6. Subash Chandra Bose 7. Sonia Gandhi
  81. 81. QUESTIONS 1. What is the study of human beings called? 2. What is the full form of MBBS? 3. What is the currency of Brazil? 4. Who won the Arjuna award for Badminton in 2013? 5. Who is the world‟s most-translated author? 6. Traditionally, what wood do Rolls Royce cars use in their dashboards? 7. Who was named as „TIME‟s Person of the Century‟ in December, 1999?
  82. 82. 1. Anthropology 2. Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery 3. Real 4. P.V. Sindhu 5. Agatha Christie 6. Walnut 7. Albert Einstein
  83. 83. QUESTIONS 1. Chichen Itza, one of the wonders of the world, is located in which country? 2. Devdas, the movie of 2002, was based on a book called Devdas written by whom? 3. Which Indian wrestler won the Bronze medal in London Olympics 2012? 4. What is the full form of HUD? 5. Who is the president of the Bharatiya Janta Party? 6. Foodles is a new brand of noodles launched by which company? 7. What is the name of the founder of Hotmail?
  84. 84. 1. Mexico 2. Sharat Chandra Chattopadhyay 3. Yogeshwar Dutt 4. Heads-Up Display 5. Rajnath Singh 6. Horlicks 7. Sabeer Bhatia
  85. 85. QUESTIONS 1. On which date is the World Peace Day observed? 2. Which was the 1st non-Test playing country to beat India in an international match? 3. Who is the most successful athlete in the 30year history of the world championships? 4. Which is the most populated city in the world? 5. Vikram Sarabhai Space centre is located in which Indian city? 6. Which film won this year's „Best Picture‟ Oscar ? 7. Which vitamin is also known as Phylloquinone?
  86. 86. 1. January 1st 2. Sri Lanka 3. Usain Bolt 4. Shanghai 5. Thiruvananthapuram 6. Argo 7. Vitamin K
  87. 87. QUESTIONS 1. In which country is an astronaut known as a taikonaut? 2. Which crop is sown over the largest area in India? 3. Who is regarded as the real „Father of the Green Revolution‟? 4. With which instrument is Ustad Mushtaq Ali Khan associated? 5. Which noble gas is also known as „Stranger Gas‟? 6. What is the capital of Tripura? 7. Who is the Greek goddess of the hunt?
  88. 88. 1. China 2. Rice 3. Norman Borlaug 4. Sitar 5. Xenon 6. Agartala 7. Artemis
  89. 89. END OF ROUND 5
  90. 90. • There will be 6 questions. • Each question will have 3 clues. If the team gives the correct answer on the 1st clue, they get 20 points, if they give it on the 2nd clue, they get 10 points and if they give it on the 3rd clue they get 5 points. However, if a team gives the wrong answer they get -10 points and they cannot answer further on that question. • The clues will be first read out and then displayed. If a team pushes the buzzer before the clue is read out, then the clue will not be displayed on the screen.
  91. 91. • He signed a manifesto with British philosopher Bertrand Russell after the Second World War which highlighted the danger of nuclear weapons. • He was born in Ulm, in the Kingdom of Württemberg in the German Empire on 14 March 1879 but he became an American citizen in 1940. He died in 1955. • He is famous for formulating the Theory of Relativity.
  92. 92. • He was the first Non-Australian cricketer to address at the Bradman Oration in Canberra in December, 2011. • Born on 11 January, 1973, Wisden Cricketer‟s Almanac ranked him the third greatest cricketer of all time behind Don Bradman and Sachin Tendulkar. • His nicknames include Jammy and Mr. Dependable.
  93. 93. • With an economic growth of 10.3%, it is the second fastest growing major metropolis in India, and is also the country's fourth largest fast moving consumer goods market. • On 11 December 2005, the State government announced that it had accepted a proposal by Jnanpith Award winner U. R. Ananthamurthy to rename the city. • It is the capital city of Karnataka.
  94. 94. • It was founded in 1886 in Woolwich and in 1893 became the first club from the south of England to join the Football League. • It holds the record for the longest uninterrupted period in the English top flight and would be placed first in an aggregated league of the entire 20th century. • It is based in Holloway, London.
  95. 95. • He established an Urdu weekly newspaper in 1912 called Al-Hilal and openly attacked British policies while exploring the challenges facing common people. • India Wins Freedom, an exhaustive account of India's freedom struggle and its leaders, which was published in 1957. • His birthday is celebrated as „National Education Day‟.
  96. 96. • He started his career as a child actor in Nasir Hussain's film Yaadon Ki Baaraat (1973). • On 30 November 2011, he was appointed as national brand ambassador of UNICEF to promote child nutrition. • He began his professional career with Holi (1984) and had his first commercial success with Qayamat Se Qayamat Tak (1988).
  97. 97. • His first appearance was in the movie “Puss In Boots” as Jasper. • He was created by William Hanna and Joseph Barbara. • He is a blue/grey anthropomorphic domestic shorthaired cat appearing in Metro Goldwyn Mayer cartoons.
  98. 98. • Albert Einstein [ Trivia: Einstein signed the Russell– Einstein Manifesto, which highlighted the danger of nuclear weapons. His theory of relativity is dubbed as the „World‟s most famous equation.‟]
  99. 99. • Rahul Dravid [ Trivia: He is a former Indian cricketer, who captained the national Test and One Day International teams. Born in a Marathi family, he started playing cricket at the age of 12 and later represented the state team at the under-15, under-17 and under-19 levels. Hailed as The Wall, he received the Player of the Year and the Test Player of the Year awards at the inaugural ICC awards ceremony in 2004.
  100. 100. • Bangalore [ Trivia: The name "Bangalore" represents an Anglicized version of the Kannada language name, "Bengaḷūru”. Located on the Deccan Plateau in the south-eastern part of Karnataka, Bangalore is India's third most populous city and fifth-most populous urban agglomeration. Bangalore is well known as the hub of India's information technology sector. ]
  101. 101. • Arsenal [ Trivia: One of the most successful clubs in English football, it has won 13 First Division and Premier League titles and 10 FA Cups. It is the second side to complete an English top flight season unbeaten (in the 2003–04 season), and the only one to do so across 38 matches.]
  102. 102. • Maulana Abul Kalam Azad [ Trivia: He was an Indian scholar and a senior political leader of the Indian independence movement. . Following India's independence, he became the first Minister of Education in the Indian government. In 1992 he was posthumously awarded India's highest civilian award, the Bharat Ratna. ]
  103. 103. • Aamir Khan [ Trivia: He was born on 14 March 1965. The Government of India honored him with the Padma Shri in 2003 and the Padma Bhushan in 2010 for his contributions towards the arts. In April 2013, he was among TIME magazine's 100 Most Influential People in the World List.]
  104. 104. • Tom [ Trivia: Thomas "Tom" Cat is a fictional character and one of the two protagonists in Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer's series of Tom and Jerry theatrical cartoon short films. Tom was originally known as "Jasper" during his debut in “ Puss in the Boots” however, beginning from his next appearance in The Midnight Snack and onwards, he is known as "Tom" or "Thomas". ]