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SubtitleDIWALI QUIZ

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11/10/2015 Atharva, IIM Kozhikode2Team of 2Mobile Usage During Quiz Not AllowedBring Your Pen

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1. Which Institution?

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Michelle Obama showing off her moves at Mumbai University during Barack Obama visit to India last Diwali

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2. The festival coincides with the nirvana of the Tirthankara - Mahavira and the birth of the Sikh Guru Nanak, Guru Nanak Jayanti. And also, the well known festival, for the god of Sabarimalai, Ayyappan's garland festival. Also known as Dev Deepavali in Varanasi

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Kartik Purnima

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3. CONNECT - BRAND

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Kitkat Astronaut Diwali Ad

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=K2JusXKwYfY

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4. ZO ROOMS

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5. Created by amalgamating eight Punjabi princely states: Patiala, Jind, Nabha, Kapurthala, Faridkot, Kalsia, Malerkotla and Nalagarh. The state was inaugurated on July 15, 1948 and formally became a state of India in 1950. The capital and principal city was Patiala.

By what abbreviated term did the state formed through the merger of the princely states in Punjab come to be known ?

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Punjab and East Patiala States Union (PEPSU)

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6. Inhabitants of this region were apparently unaware that India had achieved Independence until days after August 15th. Sardar Patel, realizing that Pakistan could claim this area as their own on account of the Muslim majority prevalent there, quickly rushed in the Indian armed forces. When the Pakistan forces arrived, they were met by the sight of Indian flags, and had to retreat.

Name this place.

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ANSWER

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Lakshadweep

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7. The National Physical Laboratory, situated in New Delhi, is the measurement standards laboratory of India. It maintains standards of SI units in India and calibrates the national standards of weights and measures. Apart from its primary objective, the NPL is also involved in research. One of the major results of its research is a product that has been widely used in India, and many nations across Asia, Europe and Africa. What?

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ANSWERElection Ink

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8. Name the youngest grand slam champion of all time?[For both men and women and in all events]

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ANSWERIn 1996, Martina Hingis became the youngest Grand Slam champion of all time, when she teamed with Helena Sukova at Wimbledon to win the women's doubles title at age 15 years and 9 months.

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9. Why did the Indian Express carry the following message in its obituary section?

OCracy: D.E.M.

OCracy, beloved husband of T. Ruth,Father of L. I. Berty, father of Faith, Hope and Justice, on June 25.

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ANSWERDue to the imposition of EmergencySimilarly a library in Calcutta issued a notice in the Statesman in December 1975, stating: On and from 1st January 1976, newspapers will be found in the fiction section.

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10. Madan Mohan Malaviya went to the Nizam of Hyderabad (one of the richest men in the world at that time) to request him for funds.The Nizam was furious,'How dare you come to me for funds and that too for a ___? He roared with anger and took off his footwear and flung it at Malviya.

Malaviya picked up the footwear and left silently. He came directly to the market place and began to auction the footwear. As it was the Nizam's footwear, many came forward to buy it. The price went up. When Nizam heard of this, he became uneasy.

He thought it would be an insult if his footwear were to be bought by someone for a pittance. So he sent one of his attendants with the instruction, 'Buy that footwear no matter what the bidding price be!' Thus, Malaviya managed to sell the Nizam's own footwear to him, for a huge amount.

What did Malviya use that money for ?

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ANSWER

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Establishment of Banaras Hindu University in 1916

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11. What is this mascot for?

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DD. The Doordarshan mascot for high-definition broadcast of the Commonwealth Games.

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12. Identify the currency?

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ANSWERThe currency note of the Free India Govt set up by the Indian National Army.

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13. X in his lifetime wrote only two science fiction short stories, With The Night Mail and As Easy As ABC. In both he envisages the setting up of a fictitious organisation called the Aerial Board of Control to regulate air travel globally, and also the setting up of a world govt to control this traffic. X is a famous author, though not for this genre. Who is X?

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Rudyard Kipling

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14. According to Motion Picture Association of America, these highly condensed series of movie shots cannot exceed 2.5 minutes, usually start with a green or a red band and include rating cards.The name comes from the fact that they were originally shown at the end of a feature film screening.What term are we talking about?

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ANSWERTrailer

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15. Still, I dare to submit my imperfect work for my readers to judge. Perhaps some of you will find my bursts of word-fire too long, others may regard them too brief and broken. What matters is if my words hit the target. Whose autobiography begins this way?Lot s of clues in the question

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ANSWERMikhail Kalashnikov ( inventor of the AK-47)

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16. X is of Mangalorean origin, and her mother tongue is Konkani. X made her acting debut with the 2006 Kannada film Aishwarya.In 2009, X started writing weekly columns for HT City, the lifestyle supplement of Hindustan Times. These columns appear online on social network, Desimartini.Id X

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ANSWERDeepika Padukone

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17. Time magazine came up with the Person of the Century in 1999, and awarded it to Albert Einstein, with Gandhi and FDR being runners-up. However, there was a lot of debate on whether another person should be considered for this. The argument was based on Time's criterion that the person chosen should have the greatest impact on this century. But, they finally rejected this argument.

Who was the other person in contention ?

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ANSWERAdolf Hitler

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18. What is the subject of this book / what does the title refer to?

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ANSWERBig Bang / Origin of the Universe

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19. At 60 miles an hour the loudest noise in this new X comes from the electric clock.

Identify the advertiser?Identify the advertising agency?

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Rolls RoyceDavid Ogilvy

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20. Till date, X is known to be one of the most expensive brands in the world. Introduced in 1921 at Florence, Italy, it is also the worlds top selling brands. The tees launched under this top notch brand are trendy, luxuriant, stylish as well as superbly durable. X casual clothing like tees cost as much as $2,000.

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21. Popularly known as the Stealth Bomber, and officially the B-2 Spirit, which company beat Lockheed for the manufacturing rights for this iconic warplane?

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Northrop Grumman (just Northrop will do)Incidentally, one of the creators of the B-2 Spirit was an Indian named Noshir Gowadia who is currently in jail in the US on charges of espionage he tried to sell the design of the plane to China!

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22. Connect

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Volkswagen Tuareg, Polo, Beetle, Jetta

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What do the red stars represent?

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Skopje

MacedoniaShantiniketanCalcuttaChidambaramThiruchirapalliMumbaiAlmoraKhanewalLahore

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Birth Places of Nobel Laureates from India/Indian origin/Indian born..

British-Raj CitizensRonald Ross Almora, UttarakhandRudyard Kipling Mumbai, MaharashtraRabindranath Tagore Calcutta, WBSir CV Raman Tiruchirapalli, TN

American Citizens of Indian OriginHargobind Khorana Khanewal, PakistanS Chandrasekhar Lahore, PakistanVenki Ramakrishnan Chidambaram, TN

Indian Citizens of foreign originMother Teresa Skopje, Macedonia

People of Indian DescentVS Naipaul- Port of Spain, Trinidad

Nobel Memorial Prize in EconomicsAmartya Sen Shantiniketan, WB

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24. Connect

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All brands belong to Fiat Chrysler

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25. Connect

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Bihar ElectionsIf the BJP loses in Bihar, crackers will burst in Pakistan, says Amit Shah

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THANK YOU FOR ATTENDINGPlease wait for the answers..

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