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General Quiz

  1. 1. General Quiz
  2. 2. • 2 Rounds -40 Questions • Clockwise (20) • Anti Clockwise (20)
  3. 3. • Round 1
  4. 4. 1 • It is said that X contains all the basic shapes necessary to write down any letter in a language. Before the generation of paper usage, people used papyrus and stylus was used to write on it • This helped people identify good palm leaves to write on. The ones on which they couldn't draw the X comfortably were discarded. • Id X
  5. 5. • Safety Slide
  6. 6. 2 • The official name for this road, though rarely used, is Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose Road . The road was constructed by late philanthropist Bhagojisheth Keer & Pallonji Mistry. • It is also known as the Queen's Necklace because, if viewed at night from an elevated point anywhere, the street lights resemble a string of pearls in a necklace. • How do we know this road?
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  8. 8. Marine Drive
  9. 9. 3 • A X is likely to have been a 'problem child ' and exhibited difficult behavior when younger. As they grow older they are likely to be highly successful. Thus they are likely to be found in positions as stock brokers , as CEOs or even as politicians. • Many despotic rulers such as Gaddafi could be described as X. Some of its traits are lack of empathy ,shallow emotions and narcissism.
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  11. 11. SOCIOPATH
  12. 12. 4 • Gulshan Kumar started his own audio cassette operation known as "super cassettes industries" which turned into a profitable business.This was the beginning of a vast music empire. Gulshan Kumar was shot dead outside a Hindu mandir as he had refused to pay protection money to D-company. How do we know super cassettes industries now ?
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  14. 14. 5 • During James Cook’s third voyage, he became the first European to set foot on an island which he called as “Sandwich Islands” after his patron the Earl of Sandwich. • The native mistook him for a God since the explorer’s arrival coincided with an annual festival honoring the fertility god Lono. How do we know this place today ?
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  16. 16. Hawaiian Islands
  17. 17. 6 • In the late February 2017 an Eastern Kentucky police department has removed some decals from their police cars that showed the X's skull logo emblazoned with the “Blue Lives Matter” slogan, after a series of complaints about how inappropriate it was for police officers to pay tribute to a cold-blooded killer. • Id X
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  19. 19. 7. Id the coach • Replacing Kepler Wessels ,X was made as the coach , who was a clever captain and known for his field placings for many batsmen. • During his team meetings he used to play characters such as army officer ,naval officer and sometimes even comes in lungi. • He is regarded by some as an underperformer with the bat, with one of the worst 50 to 100 conversion ratios in world cricket.
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  21. 21. Stephen Paul Fleming
  22. 22. 8 • Headed by neurophysiologist Neils Rattenborg , the International team of researchers that authored the study and spent time in the Galapagos islands monitoring frigate birds. • The team attached a device called electroencephalography (EEG) to the birds while they are still on land.After about 10 days the birds returned to land and the results of the study puzzled Rattenborg and his team. What was the study about?
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  24. 24. Birds can sleep during flying
  25. 25. 9 • X is a haircut style that was popular during the 1950s. The hair on the top front of the head was either deliberately disarrayed so that untidy strands hung down over the forehead. The sides were styled to resemble the folded wings of the ___. • It quickly became a stereotypical feature of rebels and nonconformists, and gained popularity especially after the rise of rock 'n roll legend Elvis Presley who sported the same look. It became popular in India after actor shammi Kapoor started sporting it.
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  27. 27. Duck's ass or Duck's tail
  28. 28. 10 • The Empire of Light is a series of three oil on canvas paintings by René Magritte painted between 1949 and 1954. They depict the paradoxical image of a nighttime street, lit only by a single street light, beneath a daytime sky. • This painting is said to be the inspiration of which famous scene in a movie which was inspired from a 1971 novel of the same name.
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  30. 30. 11 • Zabibah and the King is a romance novel, originally published anonymously in 2000.The author stated his humble desire to remain anonymous, but newspapers started to report that X might be the author. • The book became an immediate bestseller, then was turned into a musical spectacular. Who is the author of this book?
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  32. 32. 12 • Medusa was a monster, generally described as a winged human female with living venomous snakes in place of hair. Gazers upon her hideous face would turn to stone. • She was once very beautiful . It was Poseidon who seduced Medusa and raped her in one of Athena's temples .So she was cursed by Athena • Gianni X chose Medusa as the logo because she made people fall in love with her and they had no way back. He hoped his company would have the same effect on people. The brand is known for having flashy prints and bright colors. In which fashion company’s logo would you see Medusa?
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  34. 34. 13. Whom does Trudeau want to punch?
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  36. 36. Matthew Perry
  37. 37. 14. • Praful Patel is an Indian politician and businessman. He is the president of India's association football governing body the All India Football Federation (AIFF) since 2012. • His family runs the CeeJay group, a large tobacco conglomerate in India. During an interview he was dodging the questions so X came up with the a phrase . • What catch phrase ?
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  39. 39. 15 • Which novel's title derives from Miranda's speech in William Shakespeare's The Tempest. • O wonder! How many goodly creatures are there here! How beauteous mankind is! O _______ That has such people in't.. • Give the name of this 1932 novel
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  41. 41. 16. • He allegedly bowled a delivery that clocked in at 173.9 km/ph (108 m/ph) but is commonly believed to be a glitch in the system. • He also carries the nickname of “Haydos” on account of his wanting – or thinking he can – bat like the great Australia opener of yesteryear, Matthew Hayden. • Who is this cricketer?
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  43. 43. 17 • "Another One Bites the Dust" is a 1980 song by British rock band Queen which was intended to be the theme of this movie .But Queen denied permission to this movie’s writer/director to use the song. So he approached members of a band. • Upon his request the song was written by band’s guitarist Frankie Sullivan and keyboardist Jim Peterik . • Song??
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  45. 45. 18 • With which company would you associate this vehicle vending machine?
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  47. 47. Alibaba
  48. 48. 19 • This is a defensive line made of dragon's teeth that was built during the second World War between Bassins and Prangins in Switzerland. • These lines of defensive blocks can be found all over Switzerland, but more predominantly in border areas. Their purpose was to stop tank invasions. • What is the name of this defense system?<img>
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  50. 50. Toblerone Line
  51. 51. 20 • Pepé Le Pew is a fictional character from the Warner bros Looney Tunes. Pepé is constantly in search of love and appreciation. However, his offensive skunk odor and his aggressive pursuit of romance typically cause other characters to flee from him in fear. • Pepe along with rolling Stone guitarist Keith Richards is said to be the inspiration for which iconic character ?
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  53. 53. • Round 2 • Anti Clockwise
  54. 54. 21 • Panchakanya also known as the Five Virgins , is a group of five iconic heroines of Hindu epics. • Ahalya , Tara ,X from Ramayana , while Draupadi and kunti are from Mahabharata. The Ramayana describes X as beautiful, pious and righteous. She was the daughter of Mayasura , king of Asuras . • According to some Ramayana adaptations , she is also the mother of Rama's wife Sita. • Id X
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  56. 56. Mandodari
  57. 57. 22. • Laetitia KY is a fashion designer and, as she states herself, an art addict from Ivory Coast in Africa. • She has recently gained a lot of attention on Instagram .KY's art is a major beauty feat and it also sends a powerful message. • For her own designs, she tries not to think too much and draws inspiration from "everything and nothing at once”. • What does she do?
  58. 58. • Safety Slide
  59. 59. Creates sculpture out of her hair
  60. 60. 23. • A woman named Swathi in Telangana murdered her husband to live with her paramour. Swathi threw a small amount of acid on paramour's face and took him to her in-laws saying her husband was attacked by some people and they threw acid on his face. All was well until a mutton soup ruined their plans. • During her confession she said that she was inspired by a 2014 movie which she nearly executed . Which movie ?
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  62. 62. Yevadu
  63. 63. 24. • In order to outsell their rivals , X came up with an ingenious marketing plan called the “The Number Fever” in 1992. • It was a huge success. Their sales shot up nearly 40 percent over the next couple of weeks. When they announced a winner the real hell started. • Burning of nearly 40 company trucks, X facing more than 1,000 criminal and civil law suits and paying 250 million pesos to nearly 500,000 non-winning claimants as a good-will gesture are some of the aftermaths of the announcement of the winner. Id X
  64. 64. • Safety Slide
  65. 65. 25. • The encounter between India and Bangladesh at T20 World Cup 2016 was one of the best escape acts in the history of T20 cricket. • When the equation was down to two runs from one ball, everyone got together and gave their ideas. • Ashwin who won MoM award gave a ‘cheeky’ idea to hardik pandya .But he did n’t follow his idea. • What was his idea?
  66. 66. Safety Slide
  67. 67. Mankading
  68. 68. 26 • It is a naturally occurring phenomenon in some tree species where the upper most branches in a forest canopy avoid touching one another. • Although the phenomenon was first observed in the 1920s, scientists have yet to reach a consensus on what causes it. • The visual effect is striking as it creates clearly defined borders akin to cracks or rivers in the sky when viewed from below. <img>
  69. 69. • Safety Slide
  70. 70. Crown shyness
  71. 71. 27 • This incident occurred during the match that took place between during a 2011 NFL Wild Card playoff game between the Seattle Seahawks and the visiting New Orleans Saints. • In the fourth quarter Marshawn Lynch broke nine tackles during the course of a 67- yard touchdown run .This is said to be the reason for this incident and the play was named as X after Lynch's nickname, "Beast Mode“. • Id X and the incident
  72. 72. • Safety Slide
  73. 73. Beast Quake Fans creating Earthquakes
  74. 74. 28 • Mathunny Mathews (Toyota Sunny) was an Indian, a resident in Kuwait and was one of the people credited with the safe airlift evacuation of about 170,000 Indians from Kuwait during the 1990 invasion of Kuwait, which is hailed as the world's largest civilian evacuation in history. X holds the Guinness Book of world records for the most people evacuated by a civil airliner as a result of this effort. • Which airline holds this Guinness world record?
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  76. 76. Air India
  77. 77. 29 • X is a 1987 Tamil language crime drama film starring Sivaji ganeshan ,Sathyaraj and Radha. It is a only movie,MGR attended the movie function of Sivaji,who is the rival actor but best friend.An upcoming movie Y claimed to be first film to shot at Harvard University shares the name with X but includes the timeline of a movement that the movie is based on. • Id X
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  79. 79. Jallikattu
  80. 80. 30 • It is said that X is caused when the muscle called zygomaticus major is shorter than normal. The X machine was invented by Isabella Gilbert. • It also shares it's name with the title of 1936 American musical drama film starring Shirley temple which was originally titled The Bowery Princess. • Id X
  81. 81. • Safety Slide
  82. 82. Dimple
  83. 83. 31 • While X has not yet confirmed his true identity, the most widespread speculation is that , he is Chris comstock,who is also known as dotcom. • Journalists have also speculated that it could be Martin Garrix. • After his set at electric Daisy carnival in 2016 ,X jokingly revealed his true identity by taking off his helmet , but the performer was actually Tiesto .The event was widely described as a troll. • Whose identity are we talking about ?
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  85. 85. Marshmello
  86. 86. 32 • NBN Co Limited is an Australian government owned corporation involved in telecommunication industry. The broadband network itself has come under fire for poor service and slow speeds , with customer complaints spiking nearly 160 percent this year according to govt figures. • To add their woes they have found a new and formidable enemy who had caused them damage worth 40L. • What is said to be the reason for their 40L damage ?
  87. 87. • Safety Slide
  88. 88. Cockatoos chewing cables
  89. 89. 33 • Maurice Tillet better known by his ring name, The French Angel was a professional wrestler. • When Tillet was 20, he noticed swelling in his feet, hands, and head, and after visiting a doctor was diagnosed with Acromegaly which made his bones keep growing and growing. • According to some sources he is said to be the inspiration for which famous character?
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  91. 91. 34 • It started after a father in Chicago passed away from colon cancer. • His 8 sons and daughters started this campaign in 2009 in honor of their father. Over 6 years this became a popular thing to do among many throughout the country. • The whole purpose of this was to raise awareness for different kinds of cancer including prostate cancer
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  93. 93. 35 . Id the sport
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  95. 95. Cheese Rolling
  96. 96. 36 • Peter Thiel named the start-up after the "seeing stone" in Tolkien's legendarium. Thiel saw X as a "mission-oriented company" which could apply software similar to PayPal's fraud recognition systems to "reduce terrorism while preserving civil liberties”. • According to the legendarium X is described as a crystal ball, used for both communication and as a means of seeing events in other parts of the world or in the distant past.
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  98. 98. 37 • Chris Holmes is a Los Angeles-based DJ who has worked with Britney Spears, Black Eyed Peas and LL Cool J. • He came up with an innovative idea for his clothing line when he was on the road with Paul McCartney on his 'Out There Tour'. • Chris has teamed up with Betaband to offer it to the general public and many others. • Id hisclothing line or his innovation
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  100. 100. FlashBack
  101. 101. 38 • Hidden Reflex a Bangalore based software startup developed a web browser targeted at Indian audiences. • It is always in "private browsing mode". Exiting the browser causes all browsing data to be deleted. It removed all Google tracking and blocks other companies from tracking users. • Id the India’s first web browser
  102. 102. • Safety Slide
  103. 103. 39 • The Cardiff Giant was one of the most famous hoaxes in American history. • The giant drew such crowds that showman P. T. Barnum offered $50,000 for the giant. When the syndicate refused, he hired a man to create replica of giant and claimed that his was the real giant and the Cardiff Giant was a fake. • As the newspapers reported Barnum's version of the story, David Hannum was quoted as saying X(phrase) and the quotation has often been misattributed to Barnum himself. • Id the catch phrase associated with gamblers
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  105. 105. There's a sucker born every minute
  106. 106. 40. • X literally meaning "an uncovering" is a disclosure of knowledge or Revelation. • In the Book of Revelation the revelation which John receives is that of the ultimate victory of good over evil and that is the primary meaning of the term. • How do we know X used in reference to any end time scenario ?
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  108. 108. Apocalypse
  109. 109. Thank You