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Quiz Finals (Rounds include: General Knowledge, 4 Clues, Pot Pourrie,
SuperBrands, Rapid Fire)
PSBB KK Nagar
Knowledge (Organized as 2 Questions from each Latest Event)
VH1… doesn’t the name just sound as manna from
Heaven for the CAS Starved
Chennai city? Now VH1 India
is a collaboration between 2 Entertainment Giants, one of them is MTV
other is _________ (VIACOM
Titled, as “THE LONG WALK TO JUSTICE”,
“WE DON’T WANT YOUR MONEY, WE WANT YOUR
VOICE”, “MAKE POVERTY HISTORY” and other
Strong hitting Punch Lines. Had more
than 1,000 musicians, broadcasted across 182 television and 2,000 radio
networks. Initially referred to as the LIVE AID 2, it’s name
was changed to the
Current appellation.. WHAT mammoth event are we talking about, and what
the current name of the event signify?
concerts, this was done to create awareness about Small-Pox, Debt
relief, etc to the African nations, when the leaders of the TOP Rich
are going to meet at the G8 summit held at Gleneagles.
a. The U.S Grand Prix, held at Indianapolis
Circuit was anything but Grand.. What started with full
Drivers, suddenly had a drop wherein 14 drivers across 7 Teams pulled
the Race, allowing Shumacher to gain a Hollow Victory over 6 other
This incident became branded as the Race that ended in a Farce.
let’s come to your Question : This Entire Mess-up is
attributed to a Tyre
Company, Identify the Tyre Company, and give me the proper FUNDA ?
Final Corner of the IndianaPolis
Track caused Crash for both of TOYOTA
drivers Ralf Schumacher and Ricardo during intial test rides. According
FIA rules neither could they change the Tires nor could they put
this last corner.
Get me the position with which India’s
Naraian Karthikkeyan finished in this Race ?
, and he earned his first F1 points (pretty Ironic)
The Order goes
like this : Micheal Schumacher followed by Barrichello of
Then came Monteiro Followed by our own Narain both belonging to
At last were the 2 Drivers of Minardi-Cosworth.
(3) a. Pretty Straight
forward Question: Name Pakistan’s
first Indigenous Car, with regards to Latest Trends?
for Revolution manufactured by ADAM Motors.
Connect Q: If it is Meheran in Pakistan,
what is it in India
a. For the E-Generation(E= Ekta kapur). Recently a famous producer and
director, who owns the production company “Four
Frames” joined the Board of
Directors for RADAAN productions. Name him ?
After the phenomenal Success of Chitti in Tamil, Radaan also forayed
National Market by producing a Hindi Version of Chitti called,
“Chotti Ma- Ek
Anokha Bandan” Now you guys have to give me the name of the
that Broadcasted this Tear-Jerker?
Audio : Tune of Oye Bubbly , Name the Music director ?
(Singer) Vishal Shekar (Music Director) Soumitra Kamik
(Lyricist ) incidentally it is a Take off from , DEEP
Audio: Lajjawatiye Tune ? Incidentally the Singer and the Music
one and the Same ..
January 2005,the Momentous day ______ takes of from CAPE Canaveral,
in lieu of it’s 452 Million Km, 6 month Journey. Pretty
recently it reached
it’s destination causing an unprecented Hype and news. Name
the Object which
took off and it’s destination ?
Ans: US DEEP
IMPACT Space Craft and the Destination was Temple
When did it reach the destination and what is the significance ?
july 5:50 GMT, and Independence Day of America.
(7) Book’s and
a. Who’s latest book is “The Argumentative Indian
– Writing on Indian
History,Culture and identity” released on 2nd
July, 2005 which also
includes an essay titled, “India:Large
and Small” ?
collections of Essays, once again: Name Arundathi Roy’s
Latest Book ?
Person’s Guide to the Empire. Co-written by Ashwin Desai
( 4 Clues)
and Launched by Col.
Gopinath, on 29/11/2003, based on
Principals of SouthWest Airlines of US
Tennis Star Vijay AmritRaj is also in the Board of Directors of this
is my ad-Baseline.
Recently R.K.Lakshman’s Common man became my Brand
Ans: Air Deccan.
Airlines (US).Founded in Dallas
on June 18,
1971 by Herb Kelleher, Southwest Airlines offered tickets that worked
out to be
cheaper than a car or coach ride. First pioneering the
World’s First Low cost
Design, Mario Garcia, Interstate, Chronicle.
b) G Subramania Aiyer, M
Veeraraghavachar, T T Rangachariar, P V
Rangachariar, D Kesava Rao, N
c) The national Press
at 100, Mount
where it all began.
d) It's crest(logo) which is
in place right from September 20, 1878 depicts a lion and a unicorn.
in Latin is "Dieu et mon Droit". In 1935, it changed its crest.
Garcia’s who’s Design philosophy is “Pure
called to re-design The Hindu used the fonts Interstate &
Raghavachar,etc were the Triplicane 6 who founded HINDU on Sep 20, 1878.
building was Press
100, Mount Road.
Produced films such as “Chura Liya Hai Tumne” and
“ Na Tum Jano
na Hum”; remember they are not conventional Production
Companies we are talking
b) Founded by Kishore Biyani,a commerce graduate with a post-graduate
in marketing. He first launched Manz Wear Pvt. Ltd. its first jeans
'Bare.' On September 20, 1991, Manz Wear Pvt. Ltd., went public and on
September 25, 1992, it changed its name to it’s current name.
c) Recently unveiled a Customer Loyalty Program called, “The
Partnered with a leading NGO called, Concern India
Foundation, wherein all jeans collected during their Exchange offer
donated to the lesser privileged.
d) In June 2004, they opened it’s first Central Mall, called
Central” with the Tagline, “Shop, eat and
The Music of One of the Songs from this Film is apparently partly
from an 1956 MGR-Banumati starrer, “Alibaba
& 40 Thieves” and the
original song being, “ChinnanChiru Chitte”b)
First Indian Movie to be brought over by Paramount
Pictures to be dubbed in French.
The Tag-line goes as “He who comes from hell is not afraid of
The Story however is supposedly taken from Sidney Sheldon’s
“Tell me your Dreams”
The Song Andakkaka is taken from the old MGR starrer,
“Alibaba and 40 thieves”.
Middle name of this software genius is ‘Benedict’b)
Patricia and daniela are his two lovely daughters. His
two obsessions are drinking Guinness beer and shooting pistols, but not
them together. He also enjoys driving his Mercedes SLK 32 AMG,
apparently has a
life unlike other Software professionals.
His website is titled, “WWW-illiterate”.
Is currently working at Transmeta Corporation and is often
Associated with the Brand Image of a Penguin.
: Linus Torvalds
Connect the following
adlines with an
a) because Bridgette Bardot
only french must see.
b) discover the rarest treasure
c) monday - french leave
make a french friend
d) why do more men turn up
french beard on mondays ?
during the First World War, but not much damage was done. There is a
the place where the bombs fell. Where is the plaque located?
Ans: It is at
the High Court, more specifically, it is on the wall of the
high court campus, and the plaque can be seen if one comes from NSC
and goes towards Anderson Street.
of you know that what is now called as TTK Road
was earlier called Mowbray's Road. And if I ask you why, you will guess
one Mr. Mowbray lived there and you would be right too.
So, what is present now at the location of Mr. Mowbray's house on
what institution is the College Road
in Chennai named
After as “College Road”?
of Fort St. George.
Established in 1812, long before the Museum or the WCC
in Chennai is known as the World capital for this particular Game, What
Bowl of the World
of a City :-
the blowing winds from the seven peaks of
Anatolian Olympos merge into each other...
Where Amazon's cooled their bodies in the waves that break apart from
Sea and roll mightily against the shore ...
Where love is symbolized in the Tower of Leandros ... “
of it’s earlier historical names was Byzantine or Constantinople.
City connects the Following :
Lord of British empire
and of hotel business
first three connects the city with one of their milestone events in
respective history of evolution. The city is of course the centre of
of the NRI Baron..
Well the answer is Ireland's
This is the city where Titanic was built, J B Dunlop did his bits on
rubber tyres and Milk of Magnesia was formulated by Sir James Murray.
the place of operation of LORD DILJEET RANA.
name of this city is derived from Goddess of power known as Shri
famously proclaimed this city to be
"unfettered by the traditions of the past, a symbol of the nation's
in the future."
Corbusier was responsible for the overall master plan
of the city, and the design of some of the major public buidings.
of the unusual features are the gardens with a
Gardens from Nek Chand.
Book has chapters such as “Machiavellian Methods”,
‘Pretending to work” and “Engineers,
Scientists, Programmers and other odd people”?
the magician’s Home is located here ?
me Superman’s original name, the one he had even
before landing on earth as a baby ?
the Creators of Asterix and Obelix ?
Ans: Goscinny, Uderzo
(1) Name the Indian Fakir, who
helps Asterix in “Asterix and the Magic Carpet” ?
David J. Bradley of IBM took just 5
mins to code a chunk of program called the "Three Fingered Salute" in
1981.... Millions use it today in case of desperation... What are we
combination of Ctrl+Alt+Del
keys that causes the system to
If you are in Infinite
loop Area, where are you in ?
Apple’s Head-Quarters in Sillicon
A word origin question: William
Gibson, in his famous novel Necromancer,
coined a word that has become
very popular. What word?
Microsoft’s Bill Gates and Paul
Allen first designed a program that could analyze traffic counts by
that counties could get govt funding for road projects. Name their
(1) Where would you find characters called
"Inky" "Pinky" "Blinky" and "Clyde"
A. In the game
a very famous Celebrity Divorce, who said, “I can
finally wear High heels” ?
the Miss Chinese-American Paegent in 1991. Got the 2nd
Prize in the Asian equivalent of “American Idol”.
Appeared for the 73rd
Annual Academy Award for the Theme song – “A Love
Before Time” for Crouching
tiger Hidden Dragon”, and is now titled as the next best
thing in India after
TATA Young, name this very talented Female ?
First “Indian Idol” … Name him
Sawant, of the Aapka Abhijit Sawant
his wife, Simone deserted him and has applied for
Divorce on the grounds of Extra-marital affair. Name this Cricketing
who’s glory days have become just another dot in the Horizon .
british Writer, born in Trinidad.
His parents descended from North India.
Emerging from a Family working in
plantation he went on to prove that his Pen is mightier than any sword
winning the Nobel prize for literature and also a Booker. Not to be
was also knighted by Queen Elizabeth II. His outstanding novel based on
Father’s life is titled, “A House for
Mr.Biswas” Name the person ?
correctly spelling “appoggiatura”,
musical note. This Indian Kiddo went on to win the 78th
Spelling Bee Contest, name him ?
Ans: Anurag Kashyap.
he lost his seat at the Lok Sabha from South Delhi in 1999, under a
political Manoever he took up residence at the then C.M of
Orrisa’s place to
contest and win the Rajya Sabha Ticket from there. Which honest and
politician are we talking about ?
in 1956 in Papanasam,
By the age of seventeen, he obtained an Advanced Degree in Modern
was also a well renowed Scholar of the Vedic Literature.Founder of the
Living and International Association of Human values across 146
the globe. Whom are we talking about ?
Ans: Sri Sri Ravi
left out a few
Rounds on Super Brands and Rapid Fire … unfortunately, they are
not been able
to be displayedin proper Format …)
Shall Put them across when Time permits..