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Prelims
Questions that were asked in the quiz are listed below, the answers are at the bottom of the page, after the questions.
  1. In relation to soccer, what do you mean by the term 'English Disease' ?
  2. This English Editor in 1818 published a 'Family' edition of Shakeshpear's works from which he removed all possibly offensive stuff. This expurgation gave rise to a word in English from this person's surname. What?
  3. A run of atleast one week in an LA Theatre is the minimum qualification for what?
  4. Which Hindi movie was dubbed into French as 'Calcutta Ville Cruelle' ?
  5. Which popular comic strip duo were named after 17th century philoshophers?
  6. You've all heard of scientific definitions for fairly simple things. 'The juxtaposition of two orbiseuler's muscles in a state of contraction' What does this refer to?
  7. What is this the definition of : 'All articles that coruscabe with resplendance are not truly auriferous' ?
  8. What english word gets its name from the Italian word for pie?
  9. Indian Mythology - Which character's name literally means 'He who owns ten chariots' ?
  10. The maximum length of any CD's is 74min and 14seconds, why?
  11. Artist's like Georges Seurat popularized a style of painting which had the usage of tiny dots made with the tip of the paint brush. What is it this technique called?
  12. Recently a team of hackers claimed to have broken into the system of BARC. Name them.
  13. If the ___________ of perception were cleansed everything would be infinite.
  14. This Hollywood superstar was recently in India for a visit to Rishikesh. Rumour has it that this star has signed up for a Kamala Hassan blockbuster 'Mardanayakam'. Who?
  15. For what purpose is a Keeler Polygraph used?
  16. In USA its the trademark of RCA Corporation but in England its the mascot of HMV Ltd. What is it?
  17. In Asterix comics you often come across a place called Lusitania. Which present day country is Lusitania?
  18. With which world famous brand would you associate 'Tony the Tiger'?
  19. According to Hindu mythology who was the first person to die?
  20. Heard of Watergate, Irangate. What is Fornigate?
  21. The national sports day is celebrated every year on Aug 29th. Which famous sportsman's birthday is thus commemrated ?
  22. A qualified architect, this guy gave up his chosen profession, hitch hiked to Europe where he met his wife Michelle. He was with the band Savage Encounters for sometime and later formed Indiana. Presently he heads a band called Microwave Poppadoms. Who is he?
  23. Complete this lineup - Mary Pickford, D. W. Griffith, Douglas Fairbanks, ________________.
  24. Which persons first name is Avul Pakir Jainulebedeen?

Answers
  1. Soccer hooliganism
  2. Bowlderize
  3. To be nominated for the Oscars
  4. Do Bhiga Zameen (Director - Bimal Roy)
  5. Calvin and Hobbes
  6. Kiss
  7. All that glitters is not gold
  8. Pizza
  9. Dasharatha
  10. Tribute to Beethoven's 5th Symphony
  11. Pointellism
  12. Milworms
  13. Doors
  14. Kate Winslet
  15. Lie detection
  16. Nipper
  17. Portugal
  18. Kellogs
  19. Yama
  20. Bill Clinton's sex scandal
  21. Dhyan Chand
  22. Remo Frenandes
  23. Charlie Chaplin
  24. APJ Abdul Kalaam



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