“Om Sahana Vavatu
Saha Nau Bhunaktu
Saha Viryam Kara Va Vahai
Tejasvina Vadhi Tamastu
Ma Vidvisha Vahai
Om Shanti, Shanti, Shanti”
A Sanskrit sloka. The line highlighted
above, is part of which educational
"Mood Indigo" (1930) is a jazz 2
composition and song, with music by
Duke Ellington and Barney Bigard with
lyrics by Irving Mills. It is performed both
as an instrumental and as a vocal; it has
been recorded by a countless number of
artists, ranging from Nat "King" Cole to
Why is “Mood Indigo” popular in the
Indian college circuit?
In addition to the main campus, it
has campuses in Dubai, Goa and
Hyderabad, and an extension center
Their primary motive is to "train
young men and women able and
eager to create and put into action
such ideas, methods, techniques
and information". Identify
The National Institute of
Technology at Jaipur was
established in the year 1963 in the
"pink city" of India. MNIT is one of
the 20 NITs established in different
states of the country, and named
after a famous statesman / reformer
whose efforts got it set up.
Who is it named after?
Modeled after the Arc de
Triomphe, its foundation stone
was laid by the Duke of
Connaught. It was inaugurated by
Lord Irwin a few years later.
Which is this monument raised to
the memory of soldiers who were
killed in the Afghan Wars?
Paris gave a golden apple to
Aphrodite. In return for Paris'
judgment, Aphrodite promised
Paris the most beautiful woman in
the world. Unfortunately, the lady
in question was already married to
King Menelaus of Sparta…
What ancient war does this lead to?
The nominees for the Nobel Peace
Prize in 1939 included the Inter-
Parliamentary Union, Les Lieux de
Genève, Chamberlain, Cornejo,
Jacquinot, Benes and which other
PS – The prize was cancelled that
year due to WW II.
Among the numerous towns and
cities founded by the Pandavas, five
are prominently mentioned and still
exist. They are Indraprastha,
Vyagprastha and __________.
Sadashivrao Bhau of Pune lost the
last famous skirmish here in 1761.
Formed by Noel and Michael Hogan in
Limerick in 1990... Which band?
All the way to
the descent of
the children of
Israel into Egypt,
such as Noah’s
Ark and the
Tower of Babel.
Al-Hasa, Kufra, Gaberoun, Awjila,
La Cianega, Marin, Tabas and Siwa
are the well known ones.
They are formed from
underground rivers or aquifers,
where water can reach the surface
naturally by pressure or by man
This sort of hair
or a cocktail of a
or a band.
This show was created by Simon
Fuller of American Idol fame. The
participants get a chance of
winning hybrid SUV, $100,000 in
cash, a dancing role in Celine
Dion’s Las Vegas show and the
title of ‘America’s Favourite
Perhaps the only reality television
series to be broadcasted on ESPN.
Produced by Mark Burnett, the show is
hosted by Sugar Ray Leonard and
Sergio won season 1 after he beat
Peter at Caesar’s Palace at Las Vegas.
Name this series.
Which popular reality television
series gets its name from a term
used by George Orwell in his 1949
• Australia’s most economic bowler
of the 1992 cricket world cup
• Has played in 12 test matches and
• Member of the ICL commentary
• Hosts the show ‘Last Chance
Learners’ and another popular
reality show which has made him
a household name in India
In which reality show would you meet
the following people:
Aman Talwar Pranav Damle
Atirek Sharma Kapil Mathur
Ather Parwez Manmohan T
Ali Bana Manas Katyal
Elesh Parujanwala Ashwin C
Luv Khanna Rishi Dwivedi
Raman Handa Kripal Singh
Chitiz Jain Deepak Raghav
Marico markets well-known brands
such as Parachute, Saffola, Sweekar,
Hair & Care.
They also own a chain of retail skin
care solutions outlets, currently
numbering 85 in India and the Middle
What are these called?
Nestle India has discontinued the
production of its energy drink _____
because of dropping sales. The product
has been losing its market share to
competition from Boost, a
GlaxoSmithKline brand. This is the first
major brand after 'Pure Life' water that
Nestle has discontinued in India.
ID this globally successful brand
Ayurvedic therapy centers owned by which
famous consumer goods company?
Which recent brand campaign uses
a 1954 Kishore Kumar song and was
kicked off in the last week of June
2009, with specific focus on July 1?
In a direct corporate campaign,
employees of many companies got
this product along with their
paychecks for June.