1) Longest river of Asian Continent is?     2) Heaviest metal known is?     3) Royal Oak , One Tree Hill, Phoenix , Shiret...
7) Identify the logo8) Identify the logo9) This Khel Ratna Awardee, had got a brown belt in karate at age 9. However,   sh...
STARRED QUESTIONS   17)***The Spanish referred to him as El Draque (the Dragon), he was      instrumental in annihilating ...
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  1. 1. 1) Longest river of Asian Continent is? 2) Heaviest metal known is? 3) Royal Oak , One Tree Hill, Phoenix , Shiretoko , Namoroka , Tumucumaque - what is connection? 4) What is common to the flicks ‘Inception’, ‘Yogi Bear’, ‘Life As We Know It,’ ‘Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone,’ and ‘Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets’(Hint: Something to do with extremely popular website... ) 5) Where X Was Born. Id X“In the offices of this corridor, all the fundamental technologies of the __________ were developed.Started in 1990 from a proposal made by __________ in 1989, the effort was first divided between an office in building 31 ofthe ________ and one in building 2 of the _________.In 1991 the team came together in these offices, then belonging to ___. It was composed of two CERN staff members,_________ and _________, aided by a number of Fellows, Technical Students, a Coopérant and Summer Students.At the end of 1994 _________ left ______ to direct the _______, a world-wide organization devoted to leading the “X” to its fullpotential. The ___ was founded with the help of _______, the European Commission, the Massachusetts Institute ofTechnology (MIT), the Institut National pour la Recherche en Informatique et en Automatique (INRIA), and the AdvancedResearch Projects Agency (ARPA).In 1995 _____________ and __________ received the ACM Software System Award for the _______. In 2004, __________was awarded the first Millennium Technology Prize by the Finnish Technology Award Foundation.The ________ LibraryJune 2004 6) What sport does the film "Pan Singh Tomar" potray?
  2. 2. 7) Identify the logo8) Identify the logo9) This Khel Ratna Awardee, had got a brown belt in karate at age 9. However, she quit – when she was asked to have a motorcycle run over her stomach. She was named Most promising player in 2008. She is also brand ambassador for Deccan Chargers.10)Which dynasty was ruling at delhi before the arrival of the mughals? First human (necessarily not man :P) to score a double century in an one day international cricket match?11) Where is Fort William located ?12)City of Seven Hills13)This gesture is at least second century BC old. It is symbol of good sportsmanship, equality, and trust. The record for maximum show of this gesture belongs to President Roosevelt who on January 1, 1907 did it 8, 513 times at a White House reception. The record was broken in July, 19 77 by a New Jersey mayor, Joseph Lazaron, by touching the figure of 11,000 14)Which ancient Indian sage authored the Yog Darshan ? 15)Dow Chemicals whose sponsorship to the London Olympics was highly protested in India is the parent company of 16) Nadia Comaneci – the lady on left – she holds many laurels, but what is her “perfect 10” claim?
  3. 3. STARRED QUESTIONS 17)***The Spanish referred to him as El Draque (the Dragon), he was instrumental in annihilating the mighty Spanish Armada and was the first Englishman to circumnavigate the globe. 18)***In 1949, a young entrepreneur, K. M. Mammen Mappillai, opened a small toy balloon manufacturing unit in a shed at Tiruvottiyur, Madras (now Chennai). Although the factory was just a small shed without any machines, a variety of products, ranging from balloons and squeaking toys to industrial gloves and contraceptives, were produced. Which multi-billion dollar company had such a humble beginning? 19) • The White Star Line owned three of such products to fend off the competition from its rivals Cunard. Thus they turn to Harland and Wolf – their long-term partners. • Harland and Wolf made first of such product – which they named it to “400” since it was their 400th design. It was later re-named as Olympic. • Their next design was most famous of them all, and 2012 was centennial year for its tragedy. It was named as 401. • The last one was originally called Gigantic, but was re-named Britannic.ID the 401.

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