• Arjun [Govind] Mohan
• AKA – Jun , Juno, FB, Beanbag Barrel , Metal
Gaad nd many more.
• PSGCAS – Pass out [ don’t ask how]
• Did a small stint at Symbiosis , Pune.
• Now completely jobless.
• Vocalist @ Echoes of the Throne [ 1st
band in cbe]
• Music , Quizzing , More Music , More Quizzing
, JAM .
• Blah blah blah…..
• James E. Winner Jr. developed the idea of this
device from his service in the Korean war. The
device consists of two pieces which, when locked
together, form one long, fixed bar with two
protruding hooks opening towards the ends of
the bar. To remove the device, the user unlocks
the central bar, and slides the pieces together.
The ends of the device protrude out and collide
with the driver's legs and side of the car. What
are we talking about? Give the name of the
device and its use.
• The phrases "a civil union" and "a domestic
partnership" have been added to a well-known
list of options. The list already has 9 other
options. This updated list is only available in
countries such as the US, Australia, France,
U.K. and Canada. What list?
. These are the options under
"relationship status" on Facebook
Obligatory Bird Question
• Name the heaviest flying Bird?
• 7.The project intended to protect the city of Venice, Italy
from floods. The project is an integrated defence system
consisting of rows of mobile gates able to isolate the
Venetian Lagoon from the Adriatic Sea when the tide
reaches above an established level (110 cm) and up to a
maximum of 3 m. Together with other complementary
measures such as coastal reinforcement, the raising of
quaysides and paving and improvement of the lagoon
environment, these barriers will protect the city of
Venice from extreme events such as the floods and from
morphological degradation. Work on the project has
been under way since 2003 at the three lagoon inlets of
Lido, Malamocco and Chioggia, the gaps connecting the
lagoon with the sea and through which the tide ebbs and
• Img -
• The project consists of a system of 78 mobile
barriers designed to protect the three
entrances to the Venetian Lagoon. The
barriers will stay on the seabed until high tides
and storms are forecast. They will then be
• MOSE Project (acronym for Modulo
Sperimentale Elettromeccanico — in English,
Experimental Electromechanical Module
• This phrase is well known as a utilitarian
warning meant to warn drivers of perspective
distortion. This phrase has also entered pop-
culture; it was used in a Meatloaf song which
had the singer saying "that he feels haunted
by his past". The phrase was also famously
used in the movie Jurassic Park, where John
Hammond's grandchildren are trapped in the
car and watch a T-rex approach. What is this
• In 1956, the US and Britain withdrew funding
for the Aswan Dam. In retaliation, Egypt
decided to nationalize the Suez canal, which
erupted into the Suez Crisis. This caused a
threat to the fuel supplies. Lord Alec Issigonis
of the British Motor Corporation was asked to
design a car that would require less fuel. What
was the result?
• ____________refers to large wood and stone carvings
of humanoid forms in Central Eastern Polynesian
cultures of the Pacific Ocean. The term is also used in
Māori mythology where ______ is the first man,
created by either Tūmatauenga or Tāne. He found the
first woman, Marikoriko, in a pond – she seduced him
and he became the father of Hine-kau-ataata. In the
Māori language, the word ‘______' was the name
given to large wooden carvings in roughly human
shape, although this is a somewhat archaic usage. The
carvings often serve to mark the boundaries of sacred
or significant sites.
• _______or Didžkukuliai are a Lithuanian national
dish. They are a type of dumpling made from
grated potatoes and usually stuffed with minced
meat, although sometimes dry cottage cheese
(curd) or mushrooms are used instead.________
are typically around 10–20 cm long, although the
size depends on where they are made: in the
western counties of Lithuania _____ are made
bigger than in the east.
• After boiling, it is served with sour cream sauce
and bacon or pork rinds.
• From Zepplin because it looks one.
• Apparently, after watching it, the singer
tweeted: "This is the best thing I've ever seen,
you guys just made my day! Happy Happy
Christmas!!! x0x0 to the troops.“
• The singer was Mariah Carey in response to a
video now gone Viral.
• How long can you spend with your best
friend? Well these two bosom buddies
traveled 19000 miles from London, going the
long way around via Europe and Asia, then
flying to Alaska and onwards to New York, on
BMW R1150GS Adventure all terrain
motorcycles. Tell me the names of both the
• 15 .Before ________ was born, his mother Thelma went to Mexico
to have an abortion. However, she gave birth during the procedure,
and smuggled him home to Providence, Rhode, Island, where he
spent his childhood._____ was raised by Francis and Thelma in the
Roman Catholic faith.However, he discovers that his biological
father is an Irishman named Mickey McFinnigan. _______ visits
McFinnegan, who neglects him at first, yet eventually accepts him
as his son after beating him in the "game of drink". The game of
drink referring to matching shots until one passes out. _____ has
also referred to a large number of ancestors , stating, "the ~~~~~~
family history is a rich tapestry". Famous ancestors of _____ include
Moses ~~~~~~, who led the Jews out of Egypt; Willie "Black-Eye"
~~~~~~, ______'s great-grandfather, a 1920s silent film star; and
Peter Hitler, the flamboyant brother of Adolf Hitler. _______'s
ancestor Nate ~~~~~~, an African American slave from Virginia, was
owned by YYYYYYY’s ancestors. He fell in love with their daughter,
and secretly raised a family with her. Nate's family was eventually
discovered and they escaped. ID.
• Sameeruddin, a young music composer, is slowly
making his mark in the music industry.
About his music education, he is self taught and has
used loads of tips from co-musicians, and the always
available F1 key!
Sameer (as he is popularly known) started composing in
his home town Delhi, where he got to work with real
nice people who also gave him some good commercials.
His big break was a Honda City commercial.
Before he ventured into music composing / arranging,
Sameer used to play bass in a heavy metal band and
was gigging with his own outfit PRITHVI.
Sameer worked a lot in the ad industry in Delhi and in
2003 he moved to Mumbai.
16. Question ?
He composed the music and wrote the lyrics for
a tune/jingle which became an instant hit
both on the television and on youtube
because people couldn’t get enough of it just
on tv . Id the commercial .
Sing it out for brownie point ;)
P.S – I loooouueees this saaang ! :D ..E.P.I.C !
• 18. X identifies songs based on an audio
fingerprint based on a time-frequency graph
called the spectrogram.
• X Award is a series of awards given between
1970 and 1975 for outstanding achievement
in the comic-book field. Awards were given in
the year following publication of the material,
based on nominations that were then voted
upon by industry professionals. The name of
the award is derived from the magic word for
the original Captain Marvel, a popular
superhero of the 1940s and early 1950s.
• Shani Shingnapur is a small village in
Maharashtra.It hit the news headlines
recently since UCO bank became the first ever
bank to open a branch here.
what is so unique about this branch and why
were the banks hesitant to open a branch?
• UCO bank has opened its first lockless branch
since all the houses and other establishments
are door less/lockless in that village due to
strong belief that local god(Shani) will punish
Snakes and ladders
• The original one had these 'virtues' at the
numbers besides them.
The good ones were ladders and the bad ones
• Hexadecanoic acid is one of
the most common
saturated fatty acids found
in animals and plants, and is
the first fatty acid produced
during lipogenesis (fatty
acid synthesis) and from
which longer fatty acids can
be produced. It was
discovered by Edmond
Frémy in 1840,
in saponified palm oil.
• Naphthenic acid is the
name for an unspecific
mixture of several
cyclopentyl and cyclohexyl
carboxylic acids with
molecular weight of 120 to
well over 700 atomic mass
units. It is obtained when
the naphtha fraction of
crude oil raffination is
What is obtained when aluminum
salts of both are co-precipitated?
• This member of the US National Inventors Hall
of Fame was on an ocean trip to India in 1830
when he noticed how “regardless of which
way the ship’s wheel was spun, each spoke
always came in direct line with a clutch that
could be set to hold it”. His famous invention
was soon conceived and he immediately
developed a wooden model for his father’s
approval. Name the inventor or the invention?
• Connect (not exhaustive, sequence important)
-Ox, House, Camel, Door
• A bit hi-fu ! After all this IS my quiz !
• The four words in Hebrew are Aleph, Beth,
Gimmel and Dalil. These are the first four
• letters of the Hebrew alphabet from which
the Phoenician alphabets was derived.
• When the Greeks adopted the alphabets for
their alphabets, these became Alpha,
• Beta, Gamma and Delta
• Ok think you’ve all had enough .
• So the finishing blow !
• L-V-C m/