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Xquizzite Prelims Questions

  1. 1. THE BOOT CAMP<br /> Prelims<br />
  2. 2. 1.X died in prison on April 28, 1918 due to tuberculosis. Being too young to receive the death penalty X received the maximum sentence of twenty years in prison. What was he imprisoned for?<br />
  3. 3. Answer<br />
  4. 4. Answer<br />GravriloPrincip, the man who killed Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria thus triggering a chain of events culminating in World War I<br />
  5. 5. 2. What phrase owes its origin to the big American owned United Fruit Corporation which controlled vast tracts of land in South America and did not hesitate to manipulate governments in deference to its interests?<br />
  6. 6. Answer<br />
  7. 7. Answer<br />Banana Republic<br />
  8. 8. 3.<br />
  9. 9. Answer<br />
  10. 10. Answer<br />TATA Airlines<br />
  11. 11. 4.<br />Ad for ? (Think Logical)<br />
  12. 12. Answer<br />
  13. 13. Answer<br />
  14. 14. 5.<br />
  15. 15. Answer<br />
  16. 16. Answer<br />Seven Deadly Sins<br />
  17. 17. 6. After ‘Flight Into Danger ’ was written by Arthur Hailey, what changes were brought about in the airline operations?<br />
  18. 18. Answer<br />
  19. 19. Answer<br />In the novel the pilots died from food poisoning <br />
  20. 20. 8. This Germany-born person married a Parsi architect in 1951. Wrote books like To Whom She Will, Nature of Passion, Esmond in India, The Householder, Like Birds, Like Fishes, A Stronger Climate etc. She is part of a successful trio. Won the Academy Award for Best Screenplay in 1987 & 1993. Who?<br />
  21. 21. Answer<br />
  22. 22. Answer<br /> Ruth PraverJhabwala<br />
  23. 23. 9. This UNESCO World Heritage Site stretches for more than 30,000 hectares, between the foothills of a volcano and the valley of the Rio Grande River. It is an exquisitely blue landscape shaped by the cultivation of a plant which has found use since the 16th century. What product of the plant is the most popular, worldwide?<br />
  24. 24. Answer<br />
  25. 25. Answer<br />Tequila from the Agave plant<br />
  26. 26. 10. Complete the list <br />   Jackie, Tito, Jermaine, Marlon and ___<br />(Hint: Don’t think Famous 5)<br />
  27. 27. Answer<br />
  28. 28. Answer<br /> Michael Jackson. They formed the Jackson 5 boy band<br />
  29. 29. 11. &quot;The length of the film should be directly related to the endurance of the human bladder&quot; <br />&quot;I&apos;ve become a body of films, not a man. I am all those films&quot;?<br />Shares a habit with our very own SubhashGhai. Who?<br />
  30. 30. Answer<br />
  31. 31. Answer<br />Alfred Hitchcock<br />
  32. 32. 12<br />
  33. 33. Answer<br />
  34. 34.
  35. 35. 13. The X was recorded as early as 1955 in a performance by  Bill Bailey. But the X gained worldwide popularity after Y executed it during his performance on the March 25, 1983, television special Motown 25: Yesterday, Today, Forever and was considered his signature style. X and Y?<br />
  36. 36. Answer<br />
  37. 37. Answer<br />The Moonwalk <br />Michael Jackson<br />
  38. 38. 14. Which Cricketer was called ‘The MaritzburgMamba’ because of his unique and lethal(for the opposition of course) abilities?<br />
  39. 39. Answer<br />
  40. 40. Answer<br />Jonty Rhodes<br />
  41. 41. 15. Which movie director started his career as a copywriter in Crest Communications? One of his colleagues was AnuragKashyap.<br />
  42. 42. Answer<br />
  43. 43. Answer<br />AbbasTyrewala<br />
  44. 44. 16<br />
  45. 45. Answer<br />
  46. 46. Answer<br />Treasure Island<br />
  47. 47. 17. X weighs 6 3/4 pounds, and stands 13 1/2 inches high. It was named by Margaret Herrick, the librarian, who remarked in 1931 (upon seeing X), &quot;Why it looks like my Uncle X!“. X ?<br />
  48. 48. Answer<br />
  49. 49. Answer<br />Oscar statuette<br />
  50. 50. 18. During WW II British MI5 captured Nazi agents and made them broadcast false information to the Nazi high-command. What term came out of this?<br />
  51. 51. Answer<br />
  52. 52. Answer<br />XX<br />
  53. 53. 19. At the London office of ______ an executive was going through a fax from the Honk Kong office, when he noticed the TO and FROM addresses on top of the fax. The idea of renaming the brand struck him. What was the brand renamed as?<br />
  54. 54. Answer<br />
  55. 55. Answer<br />FCUK<br />
  56. 56. 20. The United States Navy Fighter Weapon School was established on March 3, 1969 at NAS Miramar California following a recommendation that a flight school to be established to counter the relatively poor air combat performance of Navy aircrews over Vietnam. How do we know this school better?<br />
  57. 57. Answer<br />
  58. 58. Answer<br />Top Gun<br />
  59. 59. 21. In September 2000, when he signed a whopping contract with Nike, Jay Leno joked, &quot;This marks the first time Nike has paid anyone of Thai descent more than 11 cents an hour!“. Who was he referring to?<br />
  60. 60. Answer<br />
  61. 61. Answer<br />
  62. 62. Tiger Woods<br />
  63. 63. 22. She is a staff attorney at the ACLU&apos;s Immigrants&apos; Rights Project. She has fought for the release of thousands of US government documents related to the conduct of the War on Terror and the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. She is co-author of the book Administration of Torture. But in India people know her because of entirely different reasons. Who?<br />
  64. 64. Answer<br />
  65. 65. Answer<br />Amrit Singh<br />
  66. 66. 23. In 1945, the name of Paul Tibbet’smother who became famous because of a certain incident?<br />
  67. 67. Answer<br />
  68. 68.
  69. 69. 24.<br />
  70. 70. Answer<br />
  71. 71. Answer<br />Around The World In 80 Days<br />

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