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KQA Middle School Solo Quiz 2011 Prelims questions only

  1. 1. Middle School Lone Cub Quiz – 2011 – Prelims Name ……………………………………………………………… School ……………………………………………………………… Class ……………………………………………………………… • Time allowed: 40 minutes • ed questions will resolve ties • No negative marking In most cinema theatres, which country’s tourism ad will you see before1 the movie, Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara? The rules for which branch of mathematics, whose name means2 “measurement of earth” in Greek, were first written in 3rd century BC by Euclid? Which Olympic sport was first played by British army officers in the3 Indian city of Pune, and therefore originally called “Poona”? In the Ramayana, who was the mother of Lakshmana and4 Shatrughana? Prajavani, Mayura and Sudha are the Kannada language newspapers5 from this group. What is the name of their English language newspaper? Which Roman emperor uttered the words, “Veni, Vidi, Vici” meaning, “I6 came, I saw, I conquered” in 47 BC? Which series of four films is based on a Walt Disney theme park ride of the same name, and follows the adventures of Captain Jack Sparrow,7 Will Turner, Elizabeth Swann and Captain Hector Barbossa among others?8 Who was the last Mughal emperor to rule India from 1837 to 1857? Which name comes before the following TV channel names - India,9 24x7, Imagine and Good Times?10 Which company in India, famous for building airports and roads, is the owner of the IPL team, Delhi Daredevils? Tripoli is the capital of which African country, which is currently seeing a11 lot of riots? Bayport is the fictional town and the setting of which famous series of12 books? Karnataka Quiz Association Middle School Solo Quiz – 2011
  2. 2. 13 Which car brand’s name is also another name for the god Hanuman? Who is the overall highest wicket-taker for India in men’s Test and ODI14 cricket (same bowler)? Which area in Bangalore is named after a national leader who led the15 Sampoorna Kranti (Total Revolution) movement in 1975, leading to the Emergency being imposed? What is the modern name for Van Diemen’s Land, the island discovered16 by a Dutch explorer, and later converted to a penal colony by the British? This American inventor buried at Kodak Park in Rochester, New York,17 died by suicide, leaving a note “My work is done. Why wait?” Name him. Gregory, Cassegrain, Schmidt-Cassegrain, Huygens, Galileo and18 Hubble are all types of what optical instrument? Rearranging the letters of the word “organs” will give you the name of19 which garment worn wrapped about the waist by men and women in Sri Lanka, Malaysia, and other South East Asian countries?20 Atlantic City’s “Boardwalk”, Barcelona’s “Paseo del Prado”, and Paris’s “Rue de la Paix” are coveted property spaces in what board game? The art of creating images by assembling small pieces of colored glass,21 stone, or other materials, shares its name with a web browser of days gone by. Give a six-letter answer. Urbanization has resulted in a major reduction in numbers of which22 meat-eating creature, essential in the disposal of dead people of Parsi faith? Oxydol was a laundry detergent whose sales went soaring in the 1940s after it sponsored "Ma Perkins", a successful radio serial. What two23 word term related to entertainment came about as a result of this promotion? This 2011 computer-animated movie tells the story of an ordinary24 chameleon that ends up in a lawless town called Dirt, in the American Wild West. Name it.25 Which colour of the spectrum is the element Indium named after? If Jack Napier is the Joker, O.C. Cobblepot is the Penguin, and Harvey26 Dent is Two Face, who is Dr Pamela Isley? Complete this sports headline: The Green Bay Packers beat the Kansas27 City Chiefs 35-10 in the first ever _______ What is the common name for Ascorbic Acid, an essential nutrient for28 humans which is generally found in gooseberries, guavas, broccoli, and oranges? In this month, 19 years ago, on the sets of which movie was Amitabh29 Bachchan injured almost fatally in a stunt accident?30 In which historic building complex would you find 47 tombstones of Russia’s rulers, including that of the Tsar Ivan the Terrible? Karnataka Quiz Association Middle School Solo Quiz – 2011

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