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Prelims
This quiz was conducted on Dec 15th 1998. The quiz masters were Amith Kumar .B and Balaskandan C.S. Questions that were asked in the quiz are listed below, the answers are at the bottom of the page, after the questions.
  1. Which heavy weight boxer bit off a piece of his opponents ear?
  2. What is the name for the flat bottomed boat propelled by a single oar used on the canals of Venice?
  3. "Give us good mothers and I shall give you a good nation" Who said this?
  4. What is the name of the Indian station at Antartica?
  5. Who described Sachin Tendulkar as 'Sachin is a genius. I am a normal human being'
  6. What does a phillumenist collect?
  7. Expand I.O.U
  8. Whose unfinished autobiography is Indian Pilgrim?
  9. What is the Japanese art of flower arrangement called?
  10. Recently a famous pop singer was appointed the special ambassador for United Nation population fund. Name the singer.
  11. Who is the author of the book 'Suitable Boy'?
  12. An Airline which has been in service since 1365 - is the beginning of an advertisement for which airline ?
  13. Which bird is the international symbol of happiness?
  14. Washington, Lincoln, Jefferson and Roosevelt have been carved on this mountain. Name the mountain.
  15. What is the name of the medical oath taken by doctors?
  16. Which play by Shakespeare has the title which is a proverb?
  17. Whose last words were "Go on, get out, last words are for fools who haven't said enough."
  18. What is a Papal Bull?
  19. 'Sing Sing' is located in New York city. What is it?
  20. Which novel's first line is: She was not beautiful, but men seldom realized it when caught by her charms as the Tarleton twins were.?
  21. Rockhopper, Jackass and Emperor are all type of what?
  22. Which country's name means The Saviour?

Answers
  1. Mike Tyson
  2. Gondola
  3. Napolean
  4. Maitri or Gangotri
  5. Brian Lara
  6. Match box labels
  7. I Owe Unto
  8. Subhash Chandra Bose
  9. Ikebana
  10. Geri Halliwell (Ginger Spice)
  11. Vikram Seth
  12. Saudia
  13. Bluebird
  14. Mt Rushmore
  15. Hippocratic oath
  16. All's well that ends well
  17. Karl Marx
  18. It is an official edict or decree from a pope. Refers to his seal.
  19. New York State Prison
  20. Gone with the Wind
  21. Penguins
  22. El Salvador



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