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Quiz #2

Answers can be put as comments or mailed to me at – svijayavargia@gmail.com

  1. Starting off with taglines of some companies. Simply name the companies. 0.5 marks for each correct answer.
  • Swiss Made Since 1848
  • Delighting You Always

  1. Which famous temple is designed to represent Mount Meru, home of the Gods in Hindu Mythology?
  1. Who is the only Indian cricketer to have scored centuries in 4 consecutive test innings?
  1. The song “Chaiyya Chaiyya” from Dil Se, composed by AR Rahman is played in the end-credits of which Hollywood Movie?
  1. This animal, weighs an average of 70 kilograms, and can eat upto 80% of its body weight in a single meal. This species is only found in Indonesia. A national park was also established for protection efforts as it is listed as a vulnerable species by the IUCN. Name the species.
  1. Who has written the novel “Rendezvous with Rama”?
  2. In the interior of the pedestal of which structure is the poem, “The New Colossus”, by Emma Lazarus inscribed?
  1. The Fridrich Method, Petrus Method and Roux Method are all methods for what?
  1. What do the 24 spokes in the Ashoka Chakra on the Indian National Flag signify?
  1. This sporting body was founded in 1924 by Paul Léautey, who became the first president, in response to the sport’s omission from the 1924 Summer Olympics. The 7 founding members were Austria, Belgium, Czechoslovakia, France, Hungary, Spain and Switzerland. Name the sporting body or the sport.

Happy Quizzing!

Regards

Prateek Vijayavargia

Quiz #1

Rules –

  • This is Quiz#1. I hope to post quizzes whenever I can. Answers will be posted when I receive sufficient responses.
  • There shall be no need to Google!
  • Answers can be put as comments or mailed to – svijayavargia@gmail.com
  • Questions are mostly workout able. Bouquets and Brickbats welcome.

1. It was founded as the Swallow Sidecar Company in 1922, changing to SS Cars Ltd in 1934, and finally becoming ___________ in 1945. Simply fill in the blanks.

(Clue – Think Recent!)

2. A sitter – What is the name of Steve Wozniak’s autobiography? (Which I am currently reading)

3. Olympia and Godrej are the only two remaining companies which manufacture and sell this product. Which product?

4. Simply Connect the two pics.

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5. Last question for 2day – In 1982, X formed a company – Mukta Arts Private Limited. X is presently the Chairman and Managing Director of this company. In 2006, X also set up his own state of the art film institute Whistling Woods International in Bombay. Identify X.

Thats all for Quiz#1. Looking forward to a great response.


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