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Saturday, January 20, 2007

This week's quiz

The Quiz from this week's quiz club meeting:

1. Wendy Richmund has been in the news since she suffers from a strange disease. What is this disease?

2. Whom would you term as a 'brand slut' ?

3. _____________(1850-1893) was born near Dieppe, France. He studied law in Paris for sometime and then worked as a clerk in a govt. office for about 10 years. When he was thirty, he came to be recognized as one of the leading authors of French Literature having produced more than three hundred short stories and six novels, considered masterpieces of all time. Though he gained immense wealth and world-wide fame, he fell prey to madness and died untimely. Who is he?

4. "I may not have gone where I intended to go, but I think I have ended up where I intended to be." Whose quote?

5. Which virtually unknown player caused a shock upset last year by beating Roger federer?

6. Connect prophet mohammed, Nagesh Kukoonoor and Sir Henry Rider Haggard.

7. ___________ was born on July 30, 1972, the son of Asimbala Sagdiyev and Boltok the rapist, who is also his maternal grandfather and father-in-law as he married Oksana, the daughter of Boltok. Oksana was later violated and killed by a bear. _______'s favourite pet was a pig called Igor, although he admits to having eaten him up later, including the eyes. ________ has 3 children aged 12, 12 and 13 and 17 grandchildren.

5 comments:

Harish Alagappa said...

2. Who doesn't stay "loyal" to a brand. It's actually a compliment of sorts, because it implies you buy on quality only and not the brand.
3. Guy de Mu-something. The author of "the Necklace"
4. DNA 42
5. Andy Murray. not "virtually unknown"
6. Twisted connect... Ayesha is Mohammad's daughter's name, Haggard's Ayesha series and Nagesh Kukunoor made Dor starring Ayesha Takia.
7. It is ME! A-high-a-five!

Siddharth said...

1. She faints or "falls asleep" when overwhelmed with any kind of emotion. Don't know the name of the disease.
2. A "brand savvy" person. a person who doesn't stick to a preferred brand.
3. ?
4.Douglas Adams?
5. Andy Murray, at the Cincinnati Masters
6. ???
7.? again

Sharat Nambissan said...

the answers:
1. She faints when overcome with emotion, say while saying 'I love You'
2. both harish and siddharth got this one correct.
3. Guy de Maupassant.
4. DNA
HINT:Any question whose answer you might not know should be attempted with h2g2, douglas adams or 42.
5.Andy Murray
6. Ayesha. If you got this without googling, then you are quite, quite good.
7. Perhaps the best question of the quiz. Answer is Borat.

Harish into 42, Jimbo and Higgs Field said...

If you got this without googling, then you are quite, quite good.
Thank You, Thank You Very Much!
I got it thanks to the fact that I was searching for Ayesha Takia nu.., I mean, doing some research on Islamic culture in another tab. Yes, that's about right!
6 on 7.
Not bad at all.

Harish into 42, Jimbo and Higgs Field said...

Shameless self-promotion:

THERE'S BEEN A QUIZ ON DELHI QUIZZING INC FOR QUITE SOME TIME NOW. COME ON, GIVE IT A SHOT!

Saturday, January 20, 2007

This week's quiz

The Quiz from this week's quiz club meeting:

1. Wendy Richmund has been in the news since she suffers from a strange disease. What is this disease?

2. Whom would you term as a 'brand slut' ?

3. _____________(1850-1893) was born near Dieppe, France. He studied law in Paris for sometime and then worked as a clerk in a govt. office for about 10 years. When he was thirty, he came to be recognized as one of the leading authors of French Literature having produced more than three hundred short stories and six novels, considered masterpieces of all time. Though he gained immense wealth and world-wide fame, he fell prey to madness and died untimely. Who is he?

4. "I may not have gone where I intended to go, but I think I have ended up where I intended to be." Whose quote?

5. Which virtually unknown player caused a shock upset last year by beating Roger federer?

6. Connect prophet mohammed, Nagesh Kukoonoor and Sir Henry Rider Haggard.

7. ___________ was born on July 30, 1972, the son of Asimbala Sagdiyev and Boltok the rapist, who is also his maternal grandfather and father-in-law as he married Oksana, the daughter of Boltok. Oksana was later violated and killed by a bear. _______'s favourite pet was a pig called Igor, although he admits to having eaten him up later, including the eyes. ________ has 3 children aged 12, 12 and 13 and 17 grandchildren.

5 comments:

Harish Alagappa said...

2. Who doesn't stay "loyal" to a brand. It's actually a compliment of sorts, because it implies you buy on quality only and not the brand.
3. Guy de Mu-something. The author of "the Necklace"
4. DNA 42
5. Andy Murray. not "virtually unknown"
6. Twisted connect... Ayesha is Mohammad's daughter's name, Haggard's Ayesha series and Nagesh Kukunoor made Dor starring Ayesha Takia.
7. It is ME! A-high-a-five!

Siddharth said...

1. She faints or "falls asleep" when overwhelmed with any kind of emotion. Don't know the name of the disease.
2. A "brand savvy" person. a person who doesn't stick to a preferred brand.
3. ?
4.Douglas Adams?
5. Andy Murray, at the Cincinnati Masters
6. ???
7.? again

Sharat Nambissan said...

the answers:
1. She faints when overcome with emotion, say while saying 'I love You'
2. both harish and siddharth got this one correct.
3. Guy de Maupassant.
4. DNA
HINT:Any question whose answer you might not know should be attempted with h2g2, douglas adams or 42.
5.Andy Murray
6. Ayesha. If you got this without googling, then you are quite, quite good.
7. Perhaps the best question of the quiz. Answer is Borat.

Harish into 42, Jimbo and Higgs Field said...

If you got this without googling, then you are quite, quite good.
Thank You, Thank You Very Much!
I got it thanks to the fact that I was searching for Ayesha Takia nu.., I mean, doing some research on Islamic culture in another tab. Yes, that's about right!
6 on 7.
Not bad at all.

Harish into 42, Jimbo and Higgs Field said...

Shameless self-promotion:

THERE'S BEEN A QUIZ ON DELHI QUIZZING INC FOR QUITE SOME TIME NOW. COME ON, GIVE IT A SHOT!