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Backup Quiz Finals for my GK Quiz during Nexus 09 at Sri Venkateswara College, DU.
Transcript of Quiz Finals
- 1. SRI VENKATESWARA COLLEGE presents (Inter -College Annual Cultural Festival) QUIZ FINALS
- 2. ROUND 1 - KICK OFF Correct on a Direct + 10 Correct on a Pass +5 No negative marking
- 3. ____________ was charged and pleaded guilty to possession of 400 grams of cocaine, assault and kidnapping in 1985 while he was a student at Duke University, USA. He pleaded guilty on all charges and was sentenced to two years in prison. However, he did not serve any prison time and came back to India in 1986 after being released on probation. In 2007 a PIL was filed in Mumbai High court challenging his position in (His employer) on pretext of his criminal history.
- 4. This company based in Kyoto, Japan was founded by Fusajiro Yamauchi. The name of this company translated from Japanese to English means "Leave luck to Heaven". It is the majority owner of the Seattle Mariners, a Major League Baseball team.
- 5. Pierre Bellon is the founder of The company, a multinational catering company. He founded the company in France in 1966. It is a public traded company on New York and Paris exchanges.13th Richest man in France and has a net worth of US$2.2 billion. What is his source of Wealth?
- 6. Pranab Mukherjee Rabindranath Tagore C. V. Raman Amartya Sen Satyajit Ray Somnath Chatterjee Swami Vivekananda Jagmohan Dalmiya R. P. Goenka Lakshmi Mittal What's common between all these following personalities?
- 7. He was cartooned in 1945. It is the corporate mascot of its owing entertainment company. He starred in 163 shorts in the Golden Age of American animation, and made cameos in three others along with a few appearances in non-animated films. He was "born" in 1940 in Brooklyn, New York. He first appeared in Porky`s Hare Hunt. Charlie Thorson a lead animator gave it the name. He was popular during World War II because of his free and easy attitude, and began receiving special star billing in his cartoons by 1943. He was in opposition to the period's biggest enemies: Adolf Hitler, Benito Mussolini, and the Japanese. In one of the cartoons he was wearing a USMC(United States Marine Corps) dress uniform. As a result, the USMC(United States Marine Corps) made him an honorary Marine Master Sergeant. Who ?
- 8. The company was founded in 1890 as A.G. Thompson Pty Ltd by Alfred Grace Thompson, a migrant harness and saddle maker who turned to manufacturing cricket balls when his livelihood was threatened by the advent of the motor car. In the mid-1980s, the company diversified into manufacturing the full range of cricket equipment. ____________ also manufactures top quality hockey sticks, most notably the ICON range, which is used by many international players. The company also sponsors a junior cricket tournament called the ___________ cup.
- 9. ROUND 2 GUESS THE PICTURE Correct on a Direct + 15 Correct on a Pass +5 No negative marking
- 10. Identify the sport
- 11. Identify the emblem
- 12. Whats special about this ship
- 13. Identify the stadium in which this statute is built
- 14. Identify this young Premier League Football Player
- 15. Identify the logo
- 16. ROUND 3 MOVING ON Correct on a Direct + 10 Correct on a Pass +5 Incorrect on Direct -5
- 17. In an attempt to define this South African ethic and humanist philosophy, Archbishop Desmond Tutu stated the following: "A person with ___________ is open and available to others, affirming of others, does not feel threatened that others are able and good, for he or she has a proper self- assurance that comes from knowing that he or she belongs in a greater whole and is diminished when others are humiliated or diminished, when others are tortured or oppressed." What modern-day product takes its name from the above mentioned philosophy mostly because it is based on the same principle?
- 18. In 1949, a young entrepreneur, K. M. Mammen Mappillai, opened a small toy balloon manufacturing unit in a shed at Tiruvottiyur, Madras (now Chennai). Although the factory was just a small shed without any machines, a variety of products, ranging from balloons and squeaking toys to industrial gloves and contraceptives, were produced. Which multi- billion dollar company had such a humble beginning?
- 19. This brand X has its origins in Germany, when a trading ban was placed on that nation by the Allies during World War II. The Coca-Cola company therefore was not able to import the syrup needed to produce Coca-Cola in Germany. As a result, Max Keith, the man in charge of Coca-Cola's operations in Germany during the second World War, decided to create a new product for the German market created using only ingredients available in Germany. And hence X was developed. Identify this well known brand X.
- 20. Signor Felice ___________, an Italian, first introduced this concept in India starting in Mumbai in 1965 by forming a company of the same name. His views were way ahead of his time and thus the company didn't do well and started showing tremendous loses. An Indian family saw some potential and bought over the company in 1969 & the company managed to keep the same brand name. Since 1995, the company has started expanding operations substantially and the turn over has multiplied more than 20 times over a period of 10 years and the average growth rate has been around 40% over this period. Moreover they command a 60% market share of the organized market. Identify this legendary brand.
- 21. The word is an onomatopoeia, a word that imitates the sound it represents. Through focus groups decided that the name was memorable, short, easy to spell, and that it would function well as a URL around the world. The word would remind people of the sound made during "the moment of discovery and decision making. While being tested internally by the company's employees, it's codename was Kumo, which came from the Japanese word for spider as well as cloud, referring to the manner in which search engines "spider" Internet resources to add them to their database, as well as cloud computing. What am I talking about?
- 22. It appears the original idea of X didnt come from Y, and in fact, British inventor, Kane Kramer, invented X in 1979, at the age of 23. His invention was named IXI. Kramers patent became public domain after his compan