6 sets of 5 questions each
Each set has a 1,2, 3, 4 and 5 pointer
Teams of max 4 people
All answers to be written down
Please put down Table numbers
Give in your answers at the end of each set
His father was a professional
Portuguese footballer called Alvaro.
He was born in Funchal, Portugal.
Played for his team in the U‐19 World
Cup first in 2004 at the age of 16 and
then led the team in 2006.
Which Bangalore Royal Challenger
has represented his side in the
maximum number of IPL games in
both the editions of the IPL put
Who is the only American woman to
be nominated for an Academy Award
in the Directing category?
The Pianist, a 2003 drama about a
Polish Jewish musician struggling to
survive the destruction of the
Warsaw ghetto of World War II won a
few Oscars including Best Director
and Best Actor.
Where did the proceeds from the
Amsterdam premiere go to?
The scenes of multi Oscar winner
Traffic (2000) that take place in the
White House, were shot on the sets
of a production that in turn has won
truckloads of Emmys.
What is the expansion of HSR in HSR
This Bungalow was built by Mark
Cubbon in the 1840s. Lewin Bowring
who succeeded Cubbon as
Commissioner purchased it in
November 1862. Before it was
purchased, the Commissioner was
paying a monthly rent of 200 rupees
for the building. Had not Bowring
purchased it for the Government
then, the bungalow would have been
private property today. What?
He lived in Bangalore for 2 years
from 1640 to 1642 and married a
Bangalore woman ‐ Saibai Nimbalkar
during his stay here in 1641;
He was given Pune as a jagir to which
he returned and planned his future
The earlier name of Shivajinagar was
It was the anglicized, corrupted
version of a Kannada name. What is
ironic about the name Blackpally?
Kempe Gowda's successor, Kempe
Gowda II, built temples, tanks and
four watch towers that marked
Bengaluru's boundary. The four watch
towers built then are still seen today.
Three of them are in Lal Bagh, near
Ulsoor Lake and near Mekhri Circle.
Where is the fourth?
His nickname was ‘The Crocodile’ and
he was part of “The fabulous four of
French tennis” during the 1920s and
1930s. The French firm Izod
contracted him to use his name after
he won the Davis cup for France in
What brand originated?
This retail outfit gets its name from
the gulf between older and younger
people in the 1960s.
It is however wrongly assumed that
the name comes from a catchphrase
used by people who take pride in
their sexual preference.
Name the outfit.
This brand shares its name with a
1971 movie about a pair of New York
City cops who stumble on to a drug
The film won 5 Oscars including Best
Picture, Best Director and Best Actor.
Tommy Hilfiger launched his
eponymous brand of clothing with a
$3 million ad campaign that declared,
“The Four Great American Designers
for Men Are: R‐L, P‐E, C‐K, T‐H.”
Who is PE?
Since materials were in short supply,
a design element on Levi’s called the
Arcuate was changed for a brief while
during World War II.
A pair of Levi's in good condition,
with the alternate design can fetch
thousands of $$ today.
What was this design element?
Which political party has an exclusive
symbol of “Jora Ghas Phul”? The Jora
Ghas Phul designed by the founder of
the party, symbolizes the down‐
trodden grass‐root flowers.
The Nagarathars are a Chettiar
community that originated in
Kaveripoompattinam under the Chola
kingdom of India. Banks established by
Chettiars include the now defunct Bank
of Chettinad, and the now ICICI merged
Bank of Madurai, Indian Overseas Bank
and Indian Bank.
Which current day politician hails from
What is common to the BJP
• East Delhi, New Delhi
• Amritsar, Punjab
• Darbhanga, Bihar
• Born in Hyderabad, India to a philosopher
father and poetess mother
• Married inter‐caste
• Brother Virendranath Chattopadhyaya,
co‐founded the Berlin Committee
• Another brother Harindranath
Chattopadhyaya was a playwright, poet
Who and what is she more popularly
Books written by her
• Shadows on the wall, 1948
• The story of Gandhiji, 1949
• We ____
• Dear to Behold: An Intimate Portrait of Indira
• With No Regrets ‐ An Autobiography
She and her husband fought for India's independence
and spent a great deal of time in jail while raising their
two young sons. Indira's older son Rajiv Gandhi was
born in Bombay in their household.