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Wednesday, October 31, 2007

The Dots Quiz

Quiz held on 31st October 2007. I'm giving only a select few of the questions as most of the quiz was mega-connects and some of those were Audio/Visual questions.

1. This 3000 year old, 1214 Carat stone is worth about Rs. 135 Crores. It was stolen by Alexander The Great when he came to India but Chandragupta Maurya took it alongwith Seleucus' daughter in marriage. For a thousand years nobody knew where this stone was when one day during the Mughal rule it was found in a garden. In 1765 the Portuguese seized it from the Mughals. Then the English took it away in 1796, Colonel Columbus' great grandfather got it from the English under the command of Tipu Sultan. Then again it vanished for a 100 years after which it was discovered to in the private museum of an American millionaire from where it fell into the hands of Sir John Locksley. Finally it was retrieved by Agent 3694, Division 4, Section 2 of CBI.

2. Identify the Publishing house.
3.
Started by Sundaram Karivardhan many Indian drivers such as Narain Karthikeyan, Karun Chandok, Armaan Ebrahim etc. started off their careers with ________________.


4. On a small island in the Indian ocean was located the laboratory of Dr John, an exceptional scientist, who gave him (____X____) supernatural powers and a dress that protected him on earth and in space. His friend, Lambu, who had turned shorter (barely nine inches) after drinking a potion made by Dr John, assists him in his space operations. Dr John, ___X____ and Lambu along with Dorf rocket (that works on its own), master computers Bharat and Antarikshak, safeguard earth from aliens and attacks from other galaxies, neighboring hostile planets etc. Name the comic book superhero.

3 comments:

peter said...

1.kohinoor
3.jk tyres

Debasish said...

Both incorrect.

Debasish said...

The Answers
1. The Shalimaar Ruby
2. Diamond Comics
3. Formula Maruti
4. Fauladi Singh

Wednesday, October 31, 2007

The Dots Quiz

Quiz held on 31st October 2007. I'm giving only a select few of the questions as most of the quiz was mega-connects and some of those were Audio/Visual questions.

1. This 3000 year old, 1214 Carat stone is worth about Rs. 135 Crores. It was stolen by Alexander The Great when he came to India but Chandragupta Maurya took it alongwith Seleucus' daughter in marriage. For a thousand years nobody knew where this stone was when one day during the Mughal rule it was found in a garden. In 1765 the Portuguese seized it from the Mughals. Then the English took it away in 1796, Colonel Columbus' great grandfather got it from the English under the command of Tipu Sultan. Then again it vanished for a 100 years after which it was discovered to in the private museum of an American millionaire from where it fell into the hands of Sir John Locksley. Finally it was retrieved by Agent 3694, Division 4, Section 2 of CBI.

2. Identify the Publishing house.
3.
Started by Sundaram Karivardhan many Indian drivers such as Narain Karthikeyan, Karun Chandok, Armaan Ebrahim etc. started off their careers with ________________.


4. On a small island in the Indian ocean was located the laboratory of Dr John, an exceptional scientist, who gave him (____X____) supernatural powers and a dress that protected him on earth and in space. His friend, Lambu, who had turned shorter (barely nine inches) after drinking a potion made by Dr John, assists him in his space operations. Dr John, ___X____ and Lambu along with Dorf rocket (that works on its own), master computers Bharat and Antarikshak, safeguard earth from aliens and attacks from other galaxies, neighboring hostile planets etc. Name the comic book superhero.

3 comments:

peter said...

1.kohinoor
3.jk tyres

Debasish said...

Both incorrect.

Debasish said...

The Answers
1. The Shalimaar Ruby
2. Diamond Comics
3. Formula Maruti
4. Fauladi Singh