3. 0. #Naam_Mein_Kya_Rakha_hain
Oh you may not think I'm pretty,
But don't judge on what you see,
I'll eat myself if you can find
A smarter ___ than me.
You can keep your bowlers black,
Your top ___s sleek and tall,
For I'm the ________ _______ ___
And I can cap them all.
There's nothing hidden in your head
The _______ ___ can't see,
So try me on and I will tell you
Where you ought to be.
So put me on! Don't be afraid!
And don't get in a flap!
You're in safe hands (though I have none)
For I'm a Thinking Cap!
This is the 1991 version of the
self-composed song sung
annually by the _______ ___
5. 1. #HumFitTohIndiaFit
This activity was created and is owned by Colombian
choreographer and dancer Alberto “Beto” Perez during
Contrary to the original public belief that it is a generic
name for such activity, it is actually a trademark owned
by the gentleman in question.
Name the activity.
9. 3. #Referee
Long back, in the year 1883, while printing a telephone directory, the
factory ran out of white paper and used something else an alternative. This
resulted into something and the rest, as they say, is history.
What was used by the company as an alternative? Put funda.
13. 5. #Eve-Teasing
Declared as a masterpiece of the Oral and Intangible Heritage of Humanity
by UNESCO in 2009, the Silbo Gomero language is spoken by inhabitants
of La Gomera in the Canary Islands to communicate across the ravines and
gullies prominent throughout the island.
The first major published work researching the language was El Silbo
Gomero Analisis Linguistico (1978) by Ramon Trujilo, which concluded that
there were 2 vowels( 1 high pitch and 1 low pitch) and 4 consonants in the
What is unique about the language in question?
15. 6. #TheMysteryContinues
The Scotland triathlon is an Annual event that involves cycling, swimming
and running-contested among various countries.
Insurance premiums are common for such events, but one such policy
made with NIG Insurance for an edition in the mid 2000s made news world
over for a 1 million euro policy for each players in the swimming leg of the
event-whose health and safety was feared by the organisers.
What was the irrational reason for such a policy?
19. 8. #Preity_Zinta
In the initial days of playing this sport, it was observed that balls which
were used and beaten appeared to yield much better results.
Over the years, aerodynamic analysis has suggested that this was due tot
the nicks and cuts acting as ‘turbulators’ that introduce a disturbance in
the adjacent layer of earth-which achieves the desired effect. Eventually, a
formal, symmetric way of generating this turbulence was found and
currently exists in the form of 380 to 432 of these on every ball.
What is this an explanation for?
25. 11. #every_man_has_a_Kid_in_their_heart
Argentina’s 1978 Football WC winning
team was suspected to have doped
heavily due to a certain anomaly in
their urine test results, which
suggested switching of samples. Who
were the players accused of switching
their samples with? And what was the
27. 12. #2Minutes #Momo
Tokyo Stadium is a multi-purpose stadium located in Chofu. The stadium is
the home of J. League Division 2 Football clubs F.C. Tokyo and Tokyo Verdy
It was the first stadium in Japan that offered its naming rights when in 2003 it
signed a deal with USD 9bn Company whose name is used as a synonym of
sorts for one of its products in several Asian dictionaries .
29. 13. #The_Thirteenth_Question
According to many biblical legends, there exist 7 “Gates to Hell” on Earth. Out
of them, most were believed to be deep under the seas and couldn’t be easily
found. One, among these 7 was believed to be the closest to the surface of
the Earth, due to the geographical aspects of the location.
Which place, with a very suitable name, was believed to have this gate
31. 14. #Heart_beats_for_you
This emoji was designed to be used as a symbol
for X, which happens to be a booming industry
in various parts of the world, especially Japan
where it is estimated to have a worth double that
of the Anime Industry.
However, in our daily conversations, the majority
of the population uses the same emoji as Y,
which is a genuine misunderstanding owing to
the letter on the building and the various other
factors shown in the emoji.
Give us X and Y.
33. 15. #State_and_Solution
During the 1940s when Germany invaded Denmark during WW-II, Niels Bohr,
the famous Danish physicist saw that the Nobel Prizes of James Franck and
Max Von Laue may fall into the hands of the Nazis. In order to prevent this
catastrophe, he ordered his assistants to do something with the medal so that
it cannot be found. The task was done and the remained in the same state
until the war was over.
What was Bohr’s solution to the problem?
34. He ordered the medals to be dissolved in
Aqua Regia, and to be re-moulded once
the war is over.
35. 16. #Royale_with_Cheese
The T Dress, currently owned by Florida-based
businesswomen Maureen Dunkel, was originally
custom made by Edelstein for the Princess of Wales,
Lady Diana during her visit to the US in 1985. During
this visit, she attended a gala dinner in the White
House where she was photographed, dancing with T,
on his songs. She wore it on many further occasions
including her last official portrait photograph.
Who is the person on whom the dress was named?
37. 17. #Silchar’s_Pride
In the words of Sardar Patel, this Operation was extremely necessary at that
point of time to remove, what he called, the “ulcer in the heart of India”. It
started on the 13th of September, 1948 and was carried on for the next 5 days
ending fruitfully for the Indian side.
The Operation in question was named so because of the presence of the
largest number of X grounds in the region where this operation took place.
What is X or what was the operation all about?
42. Quentin Tarantino’s Movies
1. Pulp Fiction
2. The Hateful Eight
3. Inglorious Bastards
4. Kill Bill 2
43. 20. #Banaras
Tshering Tashi, an author of several books on Bhutan talks of a legend
behind the annoying habit of P. He says, “Earlier the country was filled with
savages who ate each other until Guru Rinpoche weaned them off”. This
practice led to the guru advising them to eat P whose juice symbolised