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Ara quiz7 sep-11


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Ara quiz7 sep-11

  1. 1. Intro quiz for freshersAraQuiz6-9-11<br />YatiRaj & Harshitsinha<br /><br />presents<br />
  2. 2. #1 (2)<br />Connect Nelson Mandela, Matt Damon and William Ernest Henley<br />
  3. 3. Ans<br />Invictus<br />
  4. 4. #2 (1,1,1)<br />
  5. 5. Ans<br />INS Godavari<br />PNS Babar<br />The two ships came dangerously close to each other during the MV Suez rescue<br />
  6. 6. #3 (2)<br />200 downgraded to 40<br />15<br />0.3<br />0.5<br />0.2<br />Connect the above numbers to 11th and 13th of may 1998<br />
  7. 7. Ans<br />Pokhran II<br />The numbers are the estimated yield of the devices in kT.<br />
  8. 8. #4 (2)<br />
  9. 9. Ans<br />US Marine Corps Martial Arts (nicknamed Semper Fu) <br />
  10. 10. #5 (2)<br />On a merry-go-round in the night<br />_______ was shaken with fright<br />Despite how he walked <br />‘Twas like he was stalked<br />By some fiend always pushing him right<br />By David Morin, Eric Zaslow, E’beth Haley, John Golden, and Nathan Salven<br />
  11. 11. Ans<br />Coriolis<br />
  12. 12. #6 (1,1)<br />The Indian Marine Commandos or Marcos, have this nickname because they are the only part of the military that allows followers of all religions to do something which is allowed for only followers of one particular religion in other branches of military. Give me the funda and the nickname.<br />
  13. 13. Ans<br />Dadiwalifauj, for allowing non-sikh personnel to keep beards<br />
  14. 14. #7 (2)<br />
  15. 15. Ans<br />Benicio del Toro played Che Guevara in Che part 1 and 2. The first pic shows him in ‘The Usual Suspects’<br />
  16. 16. #8 (2)<br />This famous Indian personality (recently in news) was nominated for 2005 Nobel Peace Prize, and was awarded 2007 Gwangju Prize for Human Rights, which is given for “an outstanding contribution in promotion and advocacy of Peace, Democracy and Human Rights.<br />
  17. 17. Ans<br />IromChanuSharmila<br />
  18. 18. #9 (2)<br />
  19. 19. Ans<br />150 years of Unification of Italy<br />
  20. 20. #10 (2)<br />The “______” River starts in the Acre region under the Andes and flows through Solimoes, Amazonas and Marajo basins before opening out directly into the depths of the Atlantic Ocean.<br />- from The Guardian, 26-8-11<br />Give me the name of the river<br />
  21. 21. Ans<br />Rio Hamza, named after WaliaHamza who was the leader of the team that discovered the underground river system.<br />
  22. 22. #11 (2)<br />
  23. 23. Ans<br />Hiroo Onoda and Teruo Nakamura<br />They were the second last and last japanese soldiers to surrender after WWII strangely in 1974<br />
  24. 24. #12 (2)<br />1962: Padmashree and Ramon Magsasay prize<br />1979: Nobel peace prize<br />1980: Bharat Ratna<br />The above were a few of the many awards that this famous personality, X received. Id the person<br />Though a quite popular person X was accused of “secret baptisms of the dying”<br />
  25. 25. Ans<br />Mother Teresa<br />
  26. 26. #13 (2)<br /> strait places gar keep all store,<br />And byrnen ye plainland them before,<br />That they shall pass away in haist<br />What that they find na thing but waist.<br />...This is the counsel and intent<br />Of gud King Robert's testiment.<br />Anonymous poem about a military strategy outlawed by article 54 of protocol I of the Geneva Conventions. Name it.<br />
  27. 27. Ans<br />Scorched earth policy<br />
  28. 28. # CONNECTING THE DOTS<br />
  29. 29. And the rules are…<br />There are 4 questions in this part, each carrying 1 mark<br />For the connect<br />+5/-4<br />+3/-2<br />+2/-1<br />+1/0<br />
  30. 30. A (+5/-4)<br />
  31. 31. ans<br />nautilus<br />
  32. 32. B (+3/-2) <br />In 1998, he played the role of Mahatma Gandhi in the play Mahatma Vs. Gandhi, (which looked at the Mahatma's relation with Harilal Gandhi, his first son). With this, he achieved his objective of portraying Mahatma Gandhi, a role he had auditioned for Richard Attenborough's Gandhi. Incidentally, in 2000, he again portrayed the Mahatma, this time on film, in Hey Ram. Who is he?<br />
  33. 33. ans<br />Naseeruddin Shah<br />
  34. 34. C (+2/-1)<br />
  35. 35. ans<br />Tipu’s tiger<br />
  36. 36. D ( +1/-0)<br />Voyage au centre de la Terre, 1864)<br />De la Terre à la Lune, 1865)<br />Le Tour du monde en quatre-vingts jours, 1873)<br />Maître du monde, sequel to Robur the Conqueror, 1904)<br />Vingt mille lieues sous les mers, 1870)<br />The preceding four titlesconnect to a famous man. Identifyhim<br />
  37. 37. ans<br />Jules Verne. These are his books (in French)<br />
  38. 38. <Connect><br />The connect is Captain Nemo<br />His submarine is named Nautilus<br />Character portrayed by Naseeruddin in The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen<br />He is a descendent of Tipu Sultan<br />Last clue is Verne with his famous “Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea”<br />
  39. 39. THANK YOU<br /><br />