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Sunday, August 12, 2007

Last week's quizmeet

Hello everyone,

I am posting the quiz I made for last week's quiz meet. Some questions are sitters , taking into account that the quiz was aimed at freshers who might not all be accomplished quizzers.
Happy Quizzing!

1. Which currently famous personality was educated at Mooljee Jaitha College, Jalgaon and Government Law College, Mumbai?

2. How do we better know the sportsperson and wrestler Oscar Guttierrez?

3. Sabrina Duncan, Jill Munroe, Kelly Garrett. How are they better known?(Hint: TV)

4. Krist Novoselic, along with A, formed the band B. A was earlier part of the band called Fecal Matter. As part of band B, they gave their hit debut album C. Identify A, B, C.

5. Which famous book begins off thus:
“It was the best of times, it was the worst of times, it was the age of wisdom, it was the age of foolishness, it was the epoch of belief, it was the epoch of incredulity, it was the season of Light, it was the season of Darkness, it was the spring of hope, it was the winter of despair.”

6. X is a scientist who has a knack of making great inventions by accident and hopelessly messing up when he tries something on purpose. Some of his creations include: ‘Dynamo’, ‘Beebo’, a time portal, a device that changes apples to oranges, a suit that gives superpowers and Y. X is supposed to be loosely based on the atomic physicist J. Robert Oppenheimer. Identify X, Y.

7. _________ was invented by Sanrio Co. in 1974. It is recognized all around the world and has even held the position of US children’s ambassador for UNICEF since 1983._______ has been in the news because Thai police officers who break rules will be forced to wear pink armbands featuring________, as a mark of shame, w.e.f from August 2007. (All blanks have same answer)

8. Something for Independence Day: Who were the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom and the President of the United States when India gained Independence?

9. I- _________________
II- Operation: Eisenfaust
III- Die, Fuhrer, Die
IV- A Dark Secret
V-Trail of the Madman
VI-Confrontation
Fill in the blank. (Hint: William “B.J.” Blazkowicz)

10. The NSIT motto is “Aa no bhadra kratavo yantu vishvatah” which means “Let noble thoughts come to us from all sides”. Which ancient text is the source of this motto?(specific answer required).

7 comments:

abhimanyu said...

1. Pratibha Patil
3. Charlie's Angels
5. A Tale of Two Cities
7. Hello Kitty
8. PM of UK- Clement Attlee, POTUS - Harry S. Truman

Sharat Nambissan said...

all true.

Rohil said...

2>Ray Mysterio

Anonymous said...

10) Rig ved
-sid.m

Sharat Nambissan said...

@rohil and sid:
both correct.

Sharat Nambissan said...

Posting the answers:

4) A-Kurt Cobain
B-Nirvana
C-NeverMind

6) X-Professor Utonium
Y-Powerpuff Girls/Mojo Jojo

9)Escape from Wolfenstein
(These are the levels of the game Wolf 3D)

Ujjayanta Bhaumik said...

Great question 6th on

Sunday, August 12, 2007

Last week's quizmeet

Hello everyone,

I am posting the quiz I made for last week's quiz meet. Some questions are sitters , taking into account that the quiz was aimed at freshers who might not all be accomplished quizzers.
Happy Quizzing!

1. Which currently famous personality was educated at Mooljee Jaitha College, Jalgaon and Government Law College, Mumbai?

2. How do we better know the sportsperson and wrestler Oscar Guttierrez?

3. Sabrina Duncan, Jill Munroe, Kelly Garrett. How are they better known?(Hint: TV)

4. Krist Novoselic, along with A, formed the band B. A was earlier part of the band called Fecal Matter. As part of band B, they gave their hit debut album C. Identify A, B, C.

5. Which famous book begins off thus:
“It was the best of times, it was the worst of times, it was the age of wisdom, it was the age of foolishness, it was the epoch of belief, it was the epoch of incredulity, it was the season of Light, it was the season of Darkness, it was the spring of hope, it was the winter of despair.”

6. X is a scientist who has a knack of making great inventions by accident and hopelessly messing up when he tries something on purpose. Some of his creations include: ‘Dynamo’, ‘Beebo’, a time portal, a device that changes apples to oranges, a suit that gives superpowers and Y. X is supposed to be loosely based on the atomic physicist J. Robert Oppenheimer. Identify X, Y.

7. _________ was invented by Sanrio Co. in 1974. It is recognized all around the world and has even held the position of US children’s ambassador for UNICEF since 1983._______ has been in the news because Thai police officers who break rules will be forced to wear pink armbands featuring________, as a mark of shame, w.e.f from August 2007. (All blanks have same answer)

8. Something for Independence Day: Who were the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom and the President of the United States when India gained Independence?

9. I- _________________
II- Operation: Eisenfaust
III- Die, Fuhrer, Die
IV- A Dark Secret
V-Trail of the Madman
VI-Confrontation
Fill in the blank. (Hint: William “B.J.” Blazkowicz)

10. The NSIT motto is “Aa no bhadra kratavo yantu vishvatah” which means “Let noble thoughts come to us from all sides”. Which ancient text is the source of this motto?(specific answer required).

7 comments:

abhimanyu said...

1. Pratibha Patil
3. Charlie's Angels
5. A Tale of Two Cities
7. Hello Kitty
8. PM of UK- Clement Attlee, POTUS - Harry S. Truman

Sharat Nambissan said...

all true.

Rohil said...

2>Ray Mysterio

Anonymous said...

10) Rig ved
-sid.m

Sharat Nambissan said...

@rohil and sid:
both correct.

Sharat Nambissan said...

Posting the answers:

4) A-Kurt Cobain
B-Nirvana
C-NeverMind

6) X-Professor Utonium
Y-Powerpuff Girls/Mojo Jojo

9)Escape from Wolfenstein
(These are the levels of the game Wolf 3D)

Ujjayanta Bhaumik said...

Great question 6th on