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* 20 questions.* Infinite (Bounce + Pounce).* Marks - Direct : 10          - Bonus : 10
1 Identify this young musical group, who are carrying their family legacy forward.
   Von Trapp Family Singers
2 Founded in 2006 by Sampat Pal Devi, a former government health worker, this group (vis) works to stop widespread domest...
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   Gulab Gang. The real life group is    named Gulabi Gang.
3 There is a peculiarity in the naming of the following lakes ----- * Dal Lake (India) * Lake Chad (Chad) * Lake Nyassa (...
   Lake Lake. Tautological names - all of    them essentially mean “lake”.
4 This is the theme song for the popular tv medical-drama, Grey’s Anatomy. Identify the composer-singer.
   Anushka Manchanda
5 The gentleman (vis) wrote in a letter – “If only fifty men, good and true, can be found to join as founders, the thing ...
   Indian National Congress was founded.
6 Rick Macintosh, the GM of Microsoft Canada was summoned to the Canadian Department of Agriculture, in 1985, since they ...
   Microsoft Mouse    was launched.
7 Whose directorial ventures include the following movies? * Nanak Dukhiya Sub Sansar (1970) * Mera Desh Mera Dharam (197...
   Dara Singh
8 “Swastika flag- draped coffins, beneath Nazi flags, …… rest on a pier in New York, May 19th, 1937, awaiting return to G...
   Victims of the Hindenburg disaster    of 1937
9 Merck, the global pharmaceutical and chemical giant, recently floated the Merck-X Award to recognise special contributi...
   Rabindranath Tagore
10 This is a 1795 painting of the remains of a structure which was established in the 1350s to house a walled city. It’s ...
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   Feroz Shah Kotla Stadium
11 Identify this popular movie based on a story by Shankar.
   Ek Je Chilo Desh
11 The lady, featured in this Lipton ad, is again back in news owing to one of her popular number being recreated for an ...
   Nazia Hassan
12 X is a major character in Ken Follets thriller "The Key to Rebecca“. X, at the time a young officer in the Army, is pr...
   Anwar Sadat
13 Bhanumati Shirodkar, regarded as the Thumri Queen, has sung this song. How do we know her better?
   Shobha Gurtu
14 Horace Vernet, the famous French painter was  a master in battle scenes, portraits and  Oriental Arab subjects. He acc...
   Sherlock Holmes
15 To prepare this dish, beef tenderloin is coated with pate, wrapped in puff pastry, and baked. It was a preferred dinne...
   Duke of Wellinton, Arthur Wellesley.    The dish is Beef Wellington.
17 A popular no. sung by Kishore Kumar from an early 90s film. Who acted opposite Mithun Chakraborty in the movie?    
   Yogeeta Bali
18 Originally from Virgil’s Aeneid, the phrase was allegedly the last words of Pliny the Elder before he left the docks a...
   Fortune Favours the Brave
19  Which investment firm, originally founded in New York in 1947, is listed on the NYSE under the ticker BEN?  
   Franklin Templeton Investments
20 English translation of a poem, very much in news. Identify the original poem.
   Jab Tak Hai Jaan
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Rainbow Quiz Club Session - 16.09.12

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Round 7

  1. 1. * 20 questions.* Infinite (Bounce + Pounce).* Marks - Direct : 10 - Bonus : 10
  2. 2. 1 Identify this young musical group, who are carrying their family legacy forward.
  3. 3.  Von Trapp Family Singers
  4. 4. 2 Founded in 2006 by Sampat Pal Devi, a former government health worker, this group (vis) works to stop widespread domestic abuse and other violence against women. The group, is reported to have 20,000 members as of 2008, as well as a chapter in Paris, France. Which forthcoming Indian movie will tell their story? (Vis – next slide))
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  6. 6.  Gulab Gang. The real life group is named Gulabi Gang.
  7. 7. 3 There is a peculiarity in the naming of the following lakes ----- * Dal Lake (India) * Lake Chad (Chad) * Lake Nyassa (Mozambique) * Lake Tahoe (USA) * Lake Hyaq (Ethiopia) * Gaube Lake (French Pyrenees) What is that?
  8. 8.  Lake Lake. Tautological names - all of them essentially mean “lake”.
  9. 9. 4 This is the theme song for the popular tv medical-drama, Grey’s Anatomy. Identify the composer-singer.
  10. 10.  Anushka Manchanda
  11. 11. 5 The gentleman (vis) wrote in a letter – “If only fifty men, good and true, can be found to join as founders, the thing can be established and the further development will be comparatively easy. …..”. What resulted?
  12. 12.  Indian National Congress was founded.
  13. 13. 6 Rick Macintosh, the GM of Microsoft Canada was summoned to the Canadian Department of Agriculture, in 1985, since they had proposed to quarantine certain product. The Dept. of Agriculture officials thought that the product posed a health risk to Canada. What was the issue?
  14. 14.  Microsoft Mouse was launched.
  15. 15. 7 Whose directorial ventures include the following movies? * Nanak Dukhiya Sub Sansar (1970) * Mera Desh Mera Dharam (1973) * Bhagat Dhanna Jatt (1974) * Sawa Lakh Se Ek Ladaun (1976) * Dhyanu Bhagat (1978) * Bhakti Mein Shakti (1978) & * Rustom (1982)
  16. 16.  Dara Singh
  17. 17. 8 “Swastika flag- draped coffins, beneath Nazi flags, …… rest on a pier in New York, May 19th, 1937, awaiting return to Germany.” – Life Magazine Who were the unfortunate men ?
  18. 18.  Victims of the Hindenburg disaster of 1937
  19. 19. 9 Merck, the global pharmaceutical and chemical giant, recently floated the Merck-X Award to recognise special contributions for promoting cultural exchange between India and Germany. Dr. Martin Kampchen, the first winner, received the prize in March 2012. After whom is this award named?
  20. 20.  Rabindranath Tagore
  21. 21. 10 This is a 1795 painting of the remains of a structure which was established in the 1350s to house a walled city. It’s name, derived from the successor of Muhammad bin Tughlaq, is famous for other reasons. How do we know this area today? (Bigger vis – next slide)  
  22. 22. 10 
  23. 23.  Feroz Shah Kotla Stadium
  24. 24. 11 Identify this popular movie based on a story by Shankar.
  25. 25.  Ek Je Chilo Desh
  26. 26. 11 The lady, featured in this Lipton ad, is again back in news owing to one of her popular number being recreated for an upcoming rom-com hindi movie. Identify her.
  27. 27.  Nazia Hassan
  28. 28. 12 X is a major character in Ken Follets thriller "The Key to Rebecca“. X, at the time a young officer in the Army, is presented quite sympathetically; his willingness to cooperate with German spies is clearly shown to derive from his wish to find allies against British colonial domination of his country. Some of the scenes in the book, such as Xs arrest by the British, closely follow the information provided in Xs own autobiography. Who was X?
  29. 29.  Anwar Sadat
  30. 30. 13 Bhanumati Shirodkar, regarded as the Thumri Queen, has sung this song. How do we know her better?
  31. 31.  Shobha Gurtu
  32. 32. 14 Horace Vernet, the famous French painter was a master in battle scenes, portraits and Oriental Arab subjects. He accompanied the French Army during the Crimean War. According to published records, who said, “My ancestors were country squires... my grandmother... was the sister of Vernet, the French artist”?
  33. 33.  Sherlock Holmes
  34. 34. 15 To prepare this dish, beef tenderloin is coated with pate, wrapped in puff pastry, and baked. It was a preferred dinner party dish in the 1960s, as it seemed expensive, and time-consuming to prepare.  After whom this dish has been, said to be, named?
  35. 35.  Duke of Wellinton, Arthur Wellesley. The dish is Beef Wellington.
  36. 36. 17 A popular no. sung by Kishore Kumar from an early 90s film. Who acted opposite Mithun Chakraborty in the movie?    
  37. 37.  Yogeeta Bali
  38. 38. 18 Originally from Virgil’s Aeneid, the phrase was allegedly the last words of Pliny the Elder before he left the docks at Pompeii to rescue people from the eruption of Vesuvius in 79 A.D. In case of Pliny, the proverb did not prove to be true and he died in the attempt. Which well known phrase?
  39. 39.  Fortune Favours the Brave
  40. 40. 19  Which investment firm, originally founded in New York in 1947, is listed on the NYSE under the ticker BEN?  
  41. 41.  Franklin Templeton Investments
  42. 42. 20 English translation of a poem, very much in news. Identify the original poem.
  43. 43.  Jab Tak Hai Jaan

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