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  1. 1. The Lone Kid Solo Quiz for Middle School 2011 FINALS
  2. 2. Write Here, Write Now! Written Round8 visuals; on Amar Chitra Katha +10 for each, no negatives +10 bonus if you get all right
  3. 3. Identify 1
  4. 4. Identify 2
  5. 5. Who is Bhim? 3
  6. 6. Which song first appeared in this book? 4
  7. 7. Who? 5
  8. 8. Who? 6
  9. 9. Who has been captured? 7
  10. 10. Who is the newborn (called Agnes)? 8
  11. 11. Please hand over your sheets…. Answers follow…
  12. 12. A1. Ishwar Chandra Vidyasagar2. Kalpana Chawla3. BR Ambedkar4. Vande Mataram5. Ganga6. Abhimanyu7. Jayadratha8. Mother Teresa
  13. 13. Clockwise12 questions on Infinite Bounce +10 for direct and pass No negatives
  14. 14. 1This is a new restaurant in Bangalore called Touche.What is special about this place?
  15. 15. The answer is….
  16. 16. They have touch screens on the tables that let you orderyour favourite dishes over the table tops, with interactivemenus.
  17. 17. 2This country has something unique about itsnational flag. The red in the flag stands for courage,and is also color of the rhododendron, the nationalflower. The flags blue border signifies peace. Thecurved moon on the flag is a symbol of the peacefuland calm nature of the people, while the sunrepresents the aggressiveness.Which country’s flag and why is it unique?
  18. 18. The answer is….
  19. 19. Nepals flag is the only national flag in the world that isnot rectangular in shape.
  20. 20. 3"I am ____" the story of achild, his struggles to pursuehis dreams and to surpass theboundaries of reality, is acelebration of the humanspirit pitted againstoverwhelming odds.Who is taken as an examplein this movie, or fill in theblanks?
  21. 21. The answer is….
  22. 22. APJ Abdul Kalam
  23. 23. 4Name this London landmark and which building inBangalore reminds you of this?
  24. 24. The answer is….
  25. 25. Crystal PalaceLal Bagh Glass House
  26. 26. 5This coin was released on May 9, 2010 to kick-off the150th birthday celebrations of which famous person?
  27. 27. The answer is….
  28. 28. 150th Birthday of Rabindranath Tagore
  29. 29. 6Four countries in Asia have only 4 letters in their name.Write down your answer; any two for 5 points and all4 for 10 points
  30. 30. The answer is….
  31. 31. IranIraqOmanLaos
  32. 32. 7Who is he and inwhich state capitalcity in India will youfind an airport namedafter him?
  33. 33. The answer is….
  34. 34. Veer Savarkar airport in Port Blair
  35. 35. 8When Sachin Tendulkar signed a deal for Rs 100 crorefor 5 years in 2001, who did he overtake to becomeIndia’s then highest-earning sportsperson?
  36. 36. The answer is….
  37. 37. Vishwanathan Anand
  38. 38. 9This is called a three-fingered salute used byall members of the Scoutsorganization. The sameterm is used for somethingelse in the world ofcomputers.What?
  39. 39. The answer is...
  40. 40. Control+Alt+Del to restart/(un)lock a computer
  41. 41. 10Ralegan Siddhi is a village in Ahmednagar District,Maharashtra state. Since 1975, the village has carriedout programs like tree planting, terracing to reducesoil erosion and digging canals to retain rainwater.They also have bans on all bad habits in the village.Why is this village in the news?
  42. 42. The answer is...
  43. 43. Anna Hazare is the person who improved the village
  44. 44. 11Name the place blanked out in the map
  45. 45. The answer is...
  46. 46. Fukushima in Japan, where the nuclear leak happened
  47. 47. 12The shoot of the movie was in Delhi, Mumbai, Ladakh,Chail and Shimla.Which movie and where was the Bangalore leg ofthe movie shot in?
  48. 48. The answer is….
  49. 49. 3IdiotsIIM Bangalore
  50. 50. Bookworm Written Round 8 visuals; +5 for each, no negatives+10 bonus if you get all right
  51. 51. Fill in the 1blanks
  52. 52. Author 2
  53. 53. Fill in the 3blanks
  54. 54. Fill in the 4blank
  55. 55. The 5subject?
  56. 56. The book? 6
  57. 57. Fill in the blanks 7
  58. 58. Fill in the blanks 8
  59. 59. Please hand over your sheets…. Answers follow…
  60. 60. A1. Charles Lindbergh2. Charles Dickens3. Morse Code4. Plato5. Laika6. Jumanji by Chris Van Allsburg7. Babar8. John McEnroe, Bjorn Borg
  61. 61. Anti-Clockwise12 questions on Infinite Bounce +10 for direct and pass No negatives
  62. 62. 1 The most likely origin of the word is the Old Norse hrossvalr, meaning “horse-whale”. Which animal is named thus?
  63. 63. The answer is….
  64. 64. Walrus
  65. 65.  Google celebrated the 183rd birthday with a special 2 "tilting" Google doodle. Featuring an ocean scene viewed through the portholes of a submarine, iPad and iPhone users could watch the water level move in any direction they wished, when they tilted the device, and thereby get to see different views of marine life. Which Frenchman, who pioneered the science fiction genre, was the subject of this innovative design?
  66. 66. The answer is….
  67. 67. Jules Verne
  68. 68. 3 What is the name of this Disney feature, and what is the story based on? (Video Removed)
  69. 69. The answer is….
  70. 70. Rapunzel
  71. 71. 4 What Middle Eastern national symbol was designed by putting together the Tallit, a prayer shawl, and the Star of David?
  72. 72. The answer is….
  73. 73. The flag of Israel
  74. 74. 5 Every year, on a specific occasion, the British Crown “capture” a certain person and take him to Buckingham palace as a ceremonial hostage. This person is later released upon the safe return of the Queen. Who is this person and how is the Queen involved?
  75. 75. The answer is….
  76. 76. The person is a member of the House ofCommons. When the Queen returns after theopening of Parliament the person can go back.
  77. 77.  Where in South America would you find these structures, and what was Amerigo Vespucci thinking 6 of when he named this place?
  78. 78. The answer is….
  79. 79. Venezuela, Venice
  80. 80.  What was the original purpose for which the steel 7 tower atop the Empire State Building in NY City was erected when the building was built? Clue: The practice was discontinued because a famous disaster put an end to the technology.
  81. 81. The answer is….
  82. 82. For the mooring of airships and dirigibles. Thepractice went out of use due to the Hindenburgdisaster.
  83. 83. 8 This attempt is often referred to as “The Goal of the Century”. What incident took place just four minutes before this? (Video Removed)
  84. 84. The answer is….
  85. 85. Maradona’s Hand of God goal
  86. 86. 9 What is being shown here? (Video Removed)
  87. 87. The answer is….
  88. 88. Suez Canal
  89. 89.  This is a stamp issued in 1903, showing 10 Christopher Columbus. What is wrong with this picture?
  90. 90. The answer is….
  91. 91. This is an anachronism. Columbus had died longbefore the telescope was invented
  92. 92. 11 If the last bits of a certain piece of writing contain “Dig and delve”, “Maids a-courting”, “Maids in the kitchen”, “Maids a-waiting” and “My plates empty”, what are the first few bits?
  93. 93. The answer is….
  94. 94. One, two,Buckle my shoe;Three, four,Knock at the door;Five, six,Pick up sticks;Seven, eight,Lay them straight:Nine, ten,A big fat hen;
  95. 95. 12 What does this depict?
  96. 96. The answer is….
  97. 97. Battle of Waterloo
  98. 98. Final Scores and Winners!
  99. 99. For more quizzes and information on upcoming quizzes and events, visit our website at http://kqaquizzes.org http://twitter.com/kqaquizzes Join the KQA mailing list athttp://groups.yahoo.com/group/kqanews/

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