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Friday, April 17, 2009

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Moksha Literature and Vocabulary Quiz
Prelims Part 3

9. "X" is an anagram of "Rocket Boys", the title of the book on which the movie is based. A research done by Universal Pictures showed that women over 30 would not go to see a movie titled "Rocket Boys," so Universal Pictures changed the title to be more inviting to a wider audience. The book was later re-released with the name X in order to capitalize on interest in the movie. Identify X.

10. Which genre of literature is generally believed to have been invented by the English author Horace Walpole with his 1764 novel 'The Castle of Otranto'?

11. In the days of Haroun al-Rashid, Caliph of Baghdad, a poor porter pauses to rest on a bench outside the gate of a rich merchant's house, where he complains to Allah about the injustice of a world, which allows the rich to live in ease while he must toil and yet remain poor. The owner of the house hears this, and sends for the porter, and it is found they are both named X. The rich X tells the poor X that he became wealthy, "by Fortune and Fate," the details of which he will now proceed to relate. Who is X?

12. It is a city and a municipality located in Jaisalmer district. Surrounded by rocky, sandy regions and salt ranges, the name of the place means “the place of five mirages” or “the place of five salt marshes”. Name it.

Answers in 2 days

Roshan


Answers

9.October Sky

10. Gothic Fiction

11.Sindbad

12.Pokhran

2 comments:

Aman Gupta said...

9. October Sky

Fakeer said...

9. October Sky
10. Gothic novels
11. Must be Sinbad

Friday, April 17, 2009

Three

Moksha Literature and Vocabulary Quiz
Prelims Part 3

9. "X" is an anagram of "Rocket Boys", the title of the book on which the movie is based. A research done by Universal Pictures showed that women over 30 would not go to see a movie titled "Rocket Boys," so Universal Pictures changed the title to be more inviting to a wider audience. The book was later re-released with the name X in order to capitalize on interest in the movie. Identify X.

10. Which genre of literature is generally believed to have been invented by the English author Horace Walpole with his 1764 novel 'The Castle of Otranto'?

11. In the days of Haroun al-Rashid, Caliph of Baghdad, a poor porter pauses to rest on a bench outside the gate of a rich merchant's house, where he complains to Allah about the injustice of a world, which allows the rich to live in ease while he must toil and yet remain poor. The owner of the house hears this, and sends for the porter, and it is found they are both named X. The rich X tells the poor X that he became wealthy, "by Fortune and Fate," the details of which he will now proceed to relate. Who is X?

12. It is a city and a municipality located in Jaisalmer district. Surrounded by rocky, sandy regions and salt ranges, the name of the place means “the place of five mirages” or “the place of five salt marshes”. Name it.

Answers in 2 days

Roshan


Answers

9.October Sky

10. Gothic Fiction

11.Sindbad

12.Pokhran

2 comments:

Aman Gupta said...

9. October Sky

Fakeer said...

9. October Sky
10. Gothic novels
11. Must be Sinbad