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Researched and Conducted by:
Somnath Chanda
Rules
• 26 questions.
• Each question carries 1 mark.
• Star marked question will be considered only when tie-
breaker sit...
Find the connection.Find the connection.
1.1.
‘‘Who’ is said to be the inspiration behind the designWho’ is said to be the inspiration behind the design
of the upcoming...
This is the coat ofThis is the coat of
arms of which cityarms of which city
in the Frenchin the French
Riviera?Riviera?
3....
With much fanfare, who has been roped asWith much fanfare, who has been roped as
the brand ambassador of the Bobythe brand...
In this group of 72 luminaries, some of the notedIn this group of 72 luminaries, some of the noted
ones are -- Pierre-Simo...
For this song, Kishore Kumar won a FilmfareFor this song, Kishore Kumar won a Filmfare
nomination in the Best Male Singer ...
The Italian word for ‘The Italian word for ‘Scratched DrawingsScratched Drawings’ is’ is
pretty much commonly used in Engl...
Which recent movie is being referred to here?Which recent movie is being referred to here?
8.8.
An associate memberAn associate member
of the ICC since 1995,of the ICC since 1995,
this team is thethis team is the
curre...
Identify this Oscar, Emmy and Golden GlobeIdentify this Oscar, Emmy and Golden Globe
winner who was once charged with kick...
The Good, The Bad And The RidiculousThe Good, The Bad And The Ridiculous, published, published
by Rupa in 2013 featured ne...
Print ads of ……… Print ads of ……… 
12.12.
Complete this quote by the legendary athleteComplete this quote by the legendary athlete
Emile Jatopek : “If you want to r...
This is the flag of which Indian poitical party?This is the flag of which Indian poitical party?
It is the ruling party of...
In the late 1970s, who was the most famousIn the late 1970s, who was the most famous
graduate of Public Administration and...
A song from a recent movie.A song from a recent movie.
Identify the singer.Identify the singer.
16.16.
In 1964, Murray Gell Mann adopted a fancy termIn 1964, Murray Gell Mann adopted a fancy term
from James Joyce’s novel Finn...
Which Nobel laureate was associated withWhich Nobel laureate was associated with
these symbols?these symbols?
18.18.
What is this very similar looking puzzle toWhat is this very similar looking puzzle to
Rubik’s Cube, called?Rubik’s Cube, ...
Ulugh Beg, a noted mathematician whoUlugh Beg, a noted mathematician who
constructed trigonometric tables accurate to 8con...
20.20.
It is the logo of ……It is the logo of ……
21.21.
Asteroid ‘1671 Chaika’ is named after the radioAsteroid ‘1671 Chaika’ is named after the radio
call name of someone. The w...
What are this type of shirts called?What are this type of shirts called?
23.23.
Miguel Ángel Oyarbide, known as Periko, has playedMiguel Ángel Oyarbide, known as Periko, has played
mainly for Real Socie...
As illustrated by R.K Laxman,As illustrated by R.K Laxman,
this character portrayed bythis character portrayed by
Farooque...
X’s father Mohini Mohan Borthakur is a well knownX’s father Mohini Mohan Borthakur is a well known
lyricist, poet and a ma...
Find the connection.Find the connection.
1.1.
Alan TuringAlan Turing
‘‘Who’ is said to be the inspiration behind the designWho’ is said to be the inspiration behind the design
of the upcoming...
Buzz LightyearBuzz Lightyear
This is the coat ofThis is the coat of
arms of which cityarms of which city
in the Frenchin the French
Riviera?Riviera?
3....
CannesCannes
With much fanfare, who has been roped asWith much fanfare, who has been roped as
the brand ambassador of the Bobythe brand...
Diego MaradonaDiego Maradona
In this group of 72 luminaries, some of the notedIn this group of 72 luminaries, some of the noted
ones are -- Pierre-Simo...
EinsteinEinstein
For this song, Kishore Kumar won a FilmfareFor this song, Kishore Kumar won a Filmfare
nomination in the Best Male Singer ...
FaraarFaraar
The Italian word for ‘The Italian word for ‘Scratched DrawingsScratched Drawings’ is’ is
pretty much commonly used in Engl...
GraffitiGraffiti
Which recent movie is being referred to here?Which recent movie is being referred to here?
8.8.
HighwayHighway
An associate memberAn associate member
of the ICC since 1995,of the ICC since 1995,
this team is thethis team is the
curre...
ItalyItaly
Identify this Oscar, Emmy and Golden GlobeIdentify this Oscar, Emmy and Golden Globe
winner who was once charged with kick...
Jane FondaJane Fonda
The Good, The Bad And The RidiculousThe Good, The Bad And The Ridiculous, published, published
by Rupa in 2013 featured ne...
Khuswant SinghKhuswant Singh
Print ads of ……… Print ads of ……… 
12.12.
Land RoverLand Rover
Complete this quote by the legendary athleteComplete this quote by the legendary athlete
Emile Jatopek : “If you want to r...
MarathonMarathon
This is the flag of which Indian poitical party?This is the flag of which Indian poitical party?
It is the ruling party of...
National ConferenceNational Conference
In the late 1970s, who was the most famousIn the late 1970s, who was the most famous
graduate of Public Administration and...
Osama Bin LadenOsama Bin Laden
A song from a recent movie.A song from a recent movie.
Identify the singer.Identify the singer.
16.16.
PaponPapon
In 1964, Murray Gell Mann adopted a fancy termIn 1964, Murray Gell Mann adopted a fancy term
from James Joyce’s novel Finn...
QuarkQuark
Which Nobel laureate was associated withWhich Nobel laureate was associated with
these symbols?these symbols?
18.18.
Rudyard KiplingRudyard Kipling
What is this very similar looking puzzle toWhat is this very similar looking puzzle to
Rubik’s Cube, called?Rubik’s Cube, ...
Square OneSquare One
Ulugh Beg, a noted mathematician whoUlugh Beg, a noted mathematician who
constructed trigonometric tables accurate to 8con...
20.20.
TamerlaneTamerlane
It is the logo of ……It is the logo of ……
21.21.
UGCUGC
Asteroid ‘1671 Chaika’ is named after the radioAsteroid ‘1671 Chaika’ is named after the radio
call name of someone. The w...
ValentinaValentina
TereshkovaTereshkova
What are this type of shirts called?What are this type of shirts called?
23.23.
Winchester ShirtsWinchester Shirts
Miguel Ángel Oyarbide, known as Periko, has playedMiguel Ángel Oyarbide, known as Periko, has played
mainly for Real Socie...
Xabi AlonsoXabi Alonso
As illustrated by R.K Laxman,As illustrated by R.K Laxman,
this character portrayed bythis character portrayed by
Farooque...
Yes MinisterYes Minister
X’s father Mohini Mohan Borthakur is a well knownX’s father Mohini Mohan Borthakur is a well known
lyricist, poet and a ma...
Zubeen GargZubeen Garg
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  1. 1. Researched and Conducted by: Somnath Chanda
  2. 2. Rules • 26 questions. • Each question carries 1 mark. • Star marked question will be considered only when tie- breaker situation arises. The teams having scored the more no. of star marked questions will qualify. • The n-th answer will start with n-th alphabet, i.e. 1st answer will start with A, 2nd answer will start with B and so on.
  3. 3. Find the connection.Find the connection. 1.1.
  4. 4. ‘‘Who’ is said to be the inspiration behind the designWho’ is said to be the inspiration behind the design of the upcoming Spacesuit?of the upcoming Spacesuit? 2.2.
  5. 5. This is the coat ofThis is the coat of arms of which cityarms of which city in the Frenchin the French Riviera?Riviera? 3.3.
  6. 6. With much fanfare, who has been roped asWith much fanfare, who has been roped as the brand ambassador of the Bobythe brand ambassador of the Boby Chemmanur International Group fromChemmanur International Group from Trichur, Kerala?Trichur, Kerala? 4.4.
  7. 7. In this group of 72 luminaries, some of the notedIn this group of 72 luminaries, some of the noted ones are -- Pierre-Simon Laplace (astronomer &ones are -- Pierre-Simon Laplace (astronomer & mathematician), Antoine Lavoisier (chemist), Paulmathematician), Antoine Lavoisier (chemist), Paul Broca (anthropologist) & Charles-Augustin deBroca (anthropologist) & Charles-Augustin de Coulomb (physicist). But none of the fairer sex isCoulomb (physicist). But none of the fairer sex is part of this ‘highly placed’ group.  part of this ‘highly placed’ group.   Where would you find them all together?Where would you find them all together? 5.5.
  8. 8. For this song, Kishore Kumar won a FilmfareFor this song, Kishore Kumar won a Filmfare nomination in the Best Male Singer category in 1976.nomination in the Best Male Singer category in 1976. Identify the movie.Identify the movie. 6.6.
  9. 9. The Italian word for ‘The Italian word for ‘Scratched DrawingsScratched Drawings’ is’ is pretty much commonly used in English. Itpretty much commonly used in English. It gets a new lease of life, especially in India,gets a new lease of life, especially in India, during the time of elections.during the time of elections. What is it?What is it? 7.7.
  10. 10. Which recent movie is being referred to here?Which recent movie is being referred to here? 8.8.
  11. 11. An associate memberAn associate member of the ICC since 1995,of the ICC since 1995, this team is thethis team is the current European T20current European T20 Champions DivisionChampions Division One.One. Which country isWhich country is this?this? 9.9.
  12. 12. Identify this Oscar, Emmy and Golden GlobeIdentify this Oscar, Emmy and Golden Globe winner who was once charged with kicking a policewinner who was once charged with kicking a police officer.officer. 10.10.
  13. 13. The Good, The Bad And The RidiculousThe Good, The Bad And The Ridiculous, published, published by Rupa in 2013 featured newsmakers like Jawaharlalby Rupa in 2013 featured newsmakers like Jawaharlal Nehru, Krishna Menon, Indira Gandhi, SanjayNehru, Krishna Menon, Indira Gandhi, Sanjay Gandhi, Amrita Sher-Gil, Begum Para, MuhammadGandhi, Amrita Sher-Gil, Begum Para, Muhammad Ali Jinnah, Jarnail Singh Bhindranwale, and PhoolanAli Jinnah, Jarnail Singh Bhindranwale, and Phoolan Devi.Devi. It was the last work of which prolific writer?It was the last work of which prolific writer? 11.11.
  14. 14. Print ads of ……… Print ads of ………  12.12.
  15. 15. Complete this quote by the legendary athleteComplete this quote by the legendary athlete Emile Jatopek : “If you want to run, then run aEmile Jatopek : “If you want to run, then run a mile. If you want to experience another life,mile. If you want to experience another life, run a ……….”.run a ……….”. 13.13.
  16. 16. This is the flag of which Indian poitical party?This is the flag of which Indian poitical party? It is the ruling party of a state.It is the ruling party of a state. 14.14.
  17. 17. In the late 1970s, who was the most famousIn the late 1970s, who was the most famous graduate of Public Administration andgraduate of Public Administration and Economics from King Abdul Aziz UniversityEconomics from King Abdul Aziz University in Jeddah?in Jeddah? 15.15.
  18. 18. A song from a recent movie.A song from a recent movie. Identify the singer.Identify the singer. 16.16.
  19. 19. In 1964, Murray Gell Mann adopted a fancy termIn 1964, Murray Gell Mann adopted a fancy term from James Joyce’s novel Finnegans Wake to denotefrom James Joyce’s novel Finnegans Wake to denote something which is considered to be among thesomething which is considered to be among the fundamental constituents of matter.fundamental constituents of matter. Which term is being referred to?Which term is being referred to? 17.17.
  20. 20. Which Nobel laureate was associated withWhich Nobel laureate was associated with these symbols?these symbols? 18.18.
  21. 21. What is this very similar looking puzzle toWhat is this very similar looking puzzle to Rubik’s Cube, called?Rubik’s Cube, called? 19.19.
  22. 22. Ulugh Beg, a noted mathematician whoUlugh Beg, a noted mathematician who constructed trigonometric tables accurate to 8constructed trigonometric tables accurate to 8 decimal places was buried in a mausoleumdecimal places was buried in a mausoleum called Gur-e-Amir, along with his father andcalled Gur-e-Amir, along with his father and grandfather.grandfather. Who was Ulugh Beg’s grandfather?Who was Ulugh Beg’s grandfather? (Vis – next slide)(Vis – next slide) 20.20.
  23. 23. 20.20.
  24. 24. It is the logo of ……It is the logo of …… 21.21.
  25. 25. Asteroid ‘1671 Chaika’ is named after the radioAsteroid ‘1671 Chaika’ is named after the radio call name of someone. The word Chaikacall name of someone. The word Chaika literally means a seagull inliterally means a seagull in Russian, Bulgarian and several other SlavicRussian, Bulgarian and several other Slavic languages.languages. Whose radio call name was Chaika?Whose radio call name was Chaika? 22.22.
  26. 26. What are this type of shirts called?What are this type of shirts called? 23.23.
  27. 27. Miguel Ángel Oyarbide, known as Periko, has playedMiguel Ángel Oyarbide, known as Periko, has played mainly for Real Sociedad (5 years) and Barcelona (3),mainly for Real Sociedad (5 years) and Barcelona (3), amassing La Liga totals of 273 games and 42 goalsamassing La Liga totals of 273 games and 42 goals over the course of 10 seasons.over the course of 10 seasons. He also represented Spain at the 1982 World Cup.He also represented Spain at the 1982 World Cup. Name his son who has, till date, won the Euro 2008,Name his son who has, till date, won the Euro 2008, the Euro 2012 and the 2010 World Cup. the Euro 2012 and the 2010 World Cup.  24.24.
  28. 28. As illustrated by R.K Laxman,As illustrated by R.K Laxman, this character portrayed bythis character portrayed by Farooque Sheikh appeared in anFarooque Sheikh appeared in an Indian adaptation of a hugelyIndian adaptation of a hugely popular British sitcom.popular British sitcom. Name the British comedy.Name the British comedy. 25.25.
  29. 29. X’s father Mohini Mohan Borthakur is a well knownX’s father Mohini Mohan Borthakur is a well known lyricist, poet and a magistrate. X’s mother Ily was alyricist, poet and a magistrate. X’s mother Ily was a dancer, actress and singer. X’s younger sister Jongkidancer, actress and singer. X’s younger sister Jongki was a well-known singer and actress who died in awas a well-known singer and actress who died in a car accident in 2002. Other sister Palme is acar accident in 2002. Other sister Palme is a Bharatanatyam dancer. X himself is renowned as anBharatanatyam dancer. X himself is renowned as an actor, lyricist, composer, singer, director and poet.actor, lyricist, composer, singer, director and poet. How do we know X better?How do we know X better? 26.26.
  30. 30. Find the connection.Find the connection. 1.1.
  31. 31. Alan TuringAlan Turing
  32. 32. ‘‘Who’ is said to be the inspiration behind the designWho’ is said to be the inspiration behind the design of the upcoming Spacesuit?of the upcoming Spacesuit? 2.2.
  33. 33. Buzz LightyearBuzz Lightyear
  34. 34. This is the coat ofThis is the coat of arms of which cityarms of which city in the Frenchin the French Riviera?Riviera? 3.3.
  35. 35. CannesCannes
  36. 36. With much fanfare, who has been roped asWith much fanfare, who has been roped as the brand ambassador of the Bobythe brand ambassador of the Boby Chemmanur International Group fromChemmanur International Group from Trichur, Kerala?Trichur, Kerala? 4.4.
  37. 37. Diego MaradonaDiego Maradona
  38. 38. In this group of 72 luminaries, some of the notedIn this group of 72 luminaries, some of the noted ones are -- Pierre-Simon Laplace (astronomer &ones are -- Pierre-Simon Laplace (astronomer & mathematician), Antoine Lavoisier (chemist), Paulmathematician), Antoine Lavoisier (chemist), Paul Broca (anthropologist) & Charles-Augustin deBroca (anthropologist) & Charles-Augustin de Coulomb (physicist). But none of the fairer sex isCoulomb (physicist). But none of the fairer sex is part of this ‘highly placed’ group.  part of this ‘highly placed’ group.   Where would you find them all together?Where would you find them all together? 5.5.
  39. 39. EinsteinEinstein
  40. 40. For this song, Kishore Kumar won a FilmfareFor this song, Kishore Kumar won a Filmfare nomination in the Best Male Singer category in 1976.nomination in the Best Male Singer category in 1976. Identify the movie.Identify the movie. 6.6.
  41. 41. FaraarFaraar
  42. 42. The Italian word for ‘The Italian word for ‘Scratched DrawingsScratched Drawings’ is’ is pretty much commonly used in English. Itpretty much commonly used in English. It gets a new lease of life, especially in India,gets a new lease of life, especially in India, during the time of elections.during the time of elections. What is it?What is it? 7.7.
  43. 43. GraffitiGraffiti
  44. 44. Which recent movie is being referred to here?Which recent movie is being referred to here? 8.8.
  45. 45. HighwayHighway
  46. 46. An associate memberAn associate member of the ICC since 1995,of the ICC since 1995, this team is thethis team is the current European T20current European T20 Champions DivisionChampions Division One.One. Which country isWhich country is this?this? 9.9.
  47. 47. ItalyItaly
  48. 48. Identify this Oscar, Emmy and Golden GlobeIdentify this Oscar, Emmy and Golden Globe winner who was once charged with kicking a policewinner who was once charged with kicking a police officer.officer. 10.10.
  49. 49. Jane FondaJane Fonda
  50. 50. The Good, The Bad And The RidiculousThe Good, The Bad And The Ridiculous, published, published by Rupa in 2013 featured newsmakers like Jawaharlalby Rupa in 2013 featured newsmakers like Jawaharlal Nehru, Krishna Menon, Indira Gandhi, SanjayNehru, Krishna Menon, Indira Gandhi, Sanjay Gandhi, Amrita Sher-Gil, Begum Para, MuhammadGandhi, Amrita Sher-Gil, Begum Para, Muhammad Ali Jinnah, Jarnail Singh Bhindranwale, and PhoolanAli Jinnah, Jarnail Singh Bhindranwale, and Phoolan Devi.Devi. It was the last work of which prolific writer?It was the last work of which prolific writer? 11.11.
  51. 51. Khuswant SinghKhuswant Singh
  52. 52. Print ads of ……… Print ads of ………  12.12.
  53. 53. Land RoverLand Rover
  54. 54. Complete this quote by the legendary athleteComplete this quote by the legendary athlete Emile Jatopek : “If you want to run, then run aEmile Jatopek : “If you want to run, then run a mile. If you want to experience another life,mile. If you want to experience another life, run a ……….”.run a ……….”. 13.13.
  55. 55. MarathonMarathon
  56. 56. This is the flag of which Indian poitical party?This is the flag of which Indian poitical party? It is the ruling party of a state.It is the ruling party of a state. 14.14.
  57. 57. National ConferenceNational Conference
  58. 58. In the late 1970s, who was the most famousIn the late 1970s, who was the most famous graduate of Public Administration andgraduate of Public Administration and Economics from King Abdul Aziz UniversityEconomics from King Abdul Aziz University in Jeddah?in Jeddah? 15.15.
  59. 59. Osama Bin LadenOsama Bin Laden
  60. 60. A song from a recent movie.A song from a recent movie. Identify the singer.Identify the singer. 16.16.
  61. 61. PaponPapon
  62. 62. In 1964, Murray Gell Mann adopted a fancy termIn 1964, Murray Gell Mann adopted a fancy term from James Joyce’s novel Finnegans Wake to denotefrom James Joyce’s novel Finnegans Wake to denote something which is considered to be among thesomething which is considered to be among the fundamental constituents of matter.fundamental constituents of matter. Which term is being referred to?Which term is being referred to? 17.17.
  63. 63. QuarkQuark
  64. 64. Which Nobel laureate was associated withWhich Nobel laureate was associated with these symbols?these symbols? 18.18.
  65. 65. Rudyard KiplingRudyard Kipling
  66. 66. What is this very similar looking puzzle toWhat is this very similar looking puzzle to Rubik’s Cube, called?Rubik’s Cube, called? 19.19.
  67. 67. Square OneSquare One
  68. 68. Ulugh Beg, a noted mathematician whoUlugh Beg, a noted mathematician who constructed trigonometric tables accurate to 8constructed trigonometric tables accurate to 8 decimal places was buried in a mausoleumdecimal places was buried in a mausoleum called Gur-e-Amir, along with his father andcalled Gur-e-Amir, along with his father and grandfather.grandfather. Who was Ulugh Beg’s grandfather?Who was Ulugh Beg’s grandfather? (Vis – next slide)(Vis – next slide) 20.20.
  69. 69. 20.20.
  70. 70. TamerlaneTamerlane
  71. 71. It is the logo of ……It is the logo of …… 21.21.
  72. 72. UGCUGC
  73. 73. Asteroid ‘1671 Chaika’ is named after the radioAsteroid ‘1671 Chaika’ is named after the radio call name of someone. The word Chaikacall name of someone. The word Chaika literally means a seagull inliterally means a seagull in Russian, Bulgarian and several other SlavicRussian, Bulgarian and several other Slavic languages.languages. Whose radio call name was Chaika?Whose radio call name was Chaika? 22.22.
  74. 74. ValentinaValentina TereshkovaTereshkova
  75. 75. What are this type of shirts called?What are this type of shirts called? 23.23.
  76. 76. Winchester ShirtsWinchester Shirts
  77. 77. Miguel Ángel Oyarbide, known as Periko, has playedMiguel Ángel Oyarbide, known as Periko, has played mainly for Real Sociedad (5 years) and Barcelona (3),mainly for Real Sociedad (5 years) and Barcelona (3), amassing La Liga totals of 273 games and 42 goalsamassing La Liga totals of 273 games and 42 goals over the course of 10 seasons.over the course of 10 seasons. He also represented Spain at the 1982 World Cup.He also represented Spain at the 1982 World Cup. Name his son who has, till date, won the Euro 2008,Name his son who has, till date, won the Euro 2008, the Euro 2012 and the 2010 World Cup. the Euro 2012 and the 2010 World Cup.  24.24.
  78. 78. Xabi AlonsoXabi Alonso
  79. 79. As illustrated by R.K Laxman,As illustrated by R.K Laxman, this character portrayed bythis character portrayed by Farooque Sheikh appeared in anFarooque Sheikh appeared in an Indian adaptation of a hugelyIndian adaptation of a hugely popular British sitcom.popular British sitcom. Name the British comedy.Name the British comedy. 25.25.
  80. 80. Yes MinisterYes Minister
  81. 81. X’s father Mohini Mohan Borthakur is a well knownX’s father Mohini Mohan Borthakur is a well known lyricist, poet and a magistrate. X’s mother Ily was alyricist, poet and a magistrate. X’s mother Ily was a dancer, actress and singer. X’s younger sister Jongkidancer, actress and singer. X’s younger sister Jongki was a well-known singer and actress who died in awas a well-known singer and actress who died in a car accident in 2002. Other sister Palme is acar accident in 2002. Other sister Palme is a Bharatanatyam dancer. X himself is renowned as anBharatanatyam dancer. X himself is renowned as an actor, lyricist, composer, singer, director and poet.actor, lyricist, composer, singer, director and poet. How do we know X better?How do we know X better? 26.26.
  82. 82. Zubeen GargZubeen Garg

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