Jan 5, 2010

Quiz 2010-1

1. Id the Child (prodigy)




(Clue: he has a golden voice too)

Ans.: Bappi Lahiri, he started giving stage performances of his table playing skills at a very early age







2) This real prison camp inspired the creation of a fictional prison camp. Put fundaez.





(Clue: it was really bad there in the original camp, infact it was ugly)



Ans.: This is the Andersonville Prison which inspired Sergio Leone to create Betterville Camp for his movie The Good, The Bad and the Ugly.
3) Connect





(Clue: I think - 'Rum Bhulaye Ghum' started from this)


Ans.: Old Monk (the third largest selling Rum in the world) is a product of Mohun Meakin Brewery (earlier Solan Breweries) which was founded by Edward Dyer, father of Brigadier-General Reginald Dyer who commanded the soldiers to open fire at Jallianwala Bagh.

4) Identify



Ans.: Rubik's 360



5) Who? Going Where?




(Clue: The Princess is going to meet her Prince)


Ans.: Grace Kelly on the way to be married in Monaco trying out the captain’s sextant on board the liner SS Constitution.


6.) Bank note of?






(Clue: Seldom used)


Ans.: Antarctica

7) Whose tomb?





(Clue: You have the freedom to search for this on any medium)


Ans.: Martin Luther King's & Coretta Scott King's tomb, located on the grounds of the Martin Luther King, Jr. National Historic Site


8.Who played the mouth organ in this evergreen song?







Ans.: Rahul Dev Burman



9.Kolkata Biryani is far spicier than its other cousins, and distinguishes itself by its use of potatoes which absorbs the stock and spices during the cooking process. However, robustness rather than delicacy defines this biryani. The arrival of Biryani in Calcutta is attributed to which Historical event?

Ans.: The biryani moved to Calcutta when last ruler of Awadh, Nawab Wajid Ali Shah was deposed by the British to Calcutta.



Q10) The Bassist + The Fictional Character = ?



(Clue: The resultant character has become an icon and perhaps will be forever)


Ans.: Heath Ledger based his character of Joker for the Batman film The Dark Knight on the Sex Pistols bassist Sid Vicious and A Clockwork Orange’s Alex as in the Kubrick film.






10 comments:

Paresh said...

1. Pt. Bhimsen Joshi
2. Andersonville
6. Canada

Anubhav said...

Q2. Andersonville, a Confederate prison in Georgia, infamous on account of the terrible conditions its prisoners suffered.
Q3.GENERAL DYER
Q4.RUBIK'S 360
Q5.TITANIC
Q6.NEWZEALAND
Q7.MARTIN LUTHER KING
Q8.R.D.BURMAN
Q9.1857

ameen said...

1. Bhimsen joshi
2 .Anderson ville prison
3. jallian wala bhag tragedy
4. Rubiks 360
6. Antartica
7. Martin luther king jr
8. Rd burman
9. The Calcutta or Kolkata biryani evolved from the Lucknow style when Wajid Ali Shah, the last nawab of Awadh was exiled in 1856 to the Kolkata suburb of Metiabruz

the novice said...

1.
2.
3.Mohan Meakins was founded by General Dyers son and that is Jalianawala bagh monument
4.
9.When cooks from the Nawab's kitchen fled to Kolkata post 1857, they set up an extension of their home style of cooking in a Lucknow-meets-Bengal school.



Soubhagya Jena

Chithananda said...

1. Zakir hussain
2. Andersonville Prison - inpired betterville prison in Godd, bad and ugly
3.
4. Rubik's 360
5.
6. Antarctican Dollar
7. Martin luther King
8. R D Burman (wild guess!!)
9. The nawab of Awadh was exiled in 1856 to Kolkata
10.

Kaushik said...

1.

2. Andersonville prison

3.

4. Rubik's 360

5.

6. Antarctica (issued by Australia)

7. Martin Luther King, Jr.

8. RD Burman

9. The Calcutta or Kolkata biryani evolved from the Lucknow style when Wajid Ali Shah, the last nawab of Awadh was exiled in 1856 to the Kolkata suburb of Metiabruz

10. fictional character = Alex De large (A Clockwork Orange) bassist - Sid Vicious. Ledger's interpretation of The Joker's appearance was primarily based off of the chaotic, disheveled look of punk rocker Sid Vicious combined with the psychotic mannerisms of Malcolm McDowell's character, Alex De Large, from A Clockwork Orange

ameen said...

i would like 2 change my 2nd answer
the connect was michel o dier

shri said...

1)Bala Murali krishna
2)
3)
4)Time machine
5)
6)Antartica
7)
8)Rahul.D.Burman
9)Battle of Lucknow (end of mutiny)
10)

Nirad said...

1. my first guess was Adnan, but it looks more like Pt. Bhimsen

2. Auschwitz Camp

3. is it Sanjay Gandhi's memorial? he was involved with the makers of Old Monk, Mohun Meakin

4. pass

5. Princess Anne (on Titanic)

6. New Zealand

7. Ayatollah Khomeini

8. Panchamda?

9. The Battle of Plassey?

10. wild guess... Sherlock Holmes

Abhishek Shekhar said...

answers please