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This quiz was conducted on April 26th 1999. The quiz masters was Ajay .M assisted by Uma Maheshwari & Deepak Kumar .J.K Questions that were asked in the quiz are listed below, the answers are at the bottom of the page, after the questions.
    ACROSTIC #1
    The 5th century King of Huns, King Attila was referred to as the ________________
    Ans: Scourge Of God

  1. Border, Leicester and Corriedale are all breeds of what?
  2. Name the most intelligent family of birds with respect to reasoning power?
  3. Iago was his evil advisor, Desdemona his wife, name this moor of Cyprus.
  4. Which element discovered by the German chemist Kloproth and named after a member of the solar system was for many years defined in the dictionaries as 'A white metallic element, it has no practical uses' ?
  5. Name the town in which Nancy Drew stays?
  6. Recently Jaya Bachchan made her comeback in the movie 'Hazaar Chaurasi Ki Maa'. Who was the director of the movie?
  7. During the World Cup 1998, a Manchester United artist portrayed a footballer in a Christ like figure emerging from a tomb(representing the resurrection of the Christ).This painting created a hue and cry. Identify the footballer *
  8. What is 'Citius, Altius, Fortius' the motto for?
  9. What is a coin with a minting error called?
  10. Which famous fashion house was founded in Florence in 1904 as a leather factory by a saddle maker who turned to produce canvas after the great war?*
  11. Mr. Bumble said 'If the law supposes that .....,the law is an ass, an idiot'. Which book does Mr. Bumble appear in?
  12. What is the name of the Godfather in the book of the same name?

    ACROSTIC #2
    If you've been watching television, you'll know what Sunil Gavaskar, Clive Lloyd, Alec Stewart and Wasim Akram say about the World Cup.
    Ans: It does'nt get bigger than this

  13. What unit of measurement did Henry III introduce by keeping three barley seeds in a line?
  14. In which river did Cassius claim to have saved Julius Caesar from drowning?
  15. Name the branch of medicine which deals with eye care?
  16. In mid 1970s a bunch of Palestinian terrorists hijacked a Air France plane bound to Tel Aviv and kept them hostages in an African capital. Name the city. *
  17. What is the name of the medium range surface to surface missile built by Pakistan?
  18. What was invented in 1938 by a Swiss company in response to a plea from the Brazilian govt. who were faced with a surplus crop too bulky to store? *
  19. 'My father's name being Pirripand my Christian name Philip, my infant tongue of both names nothing longer or more explicit than Pip. so i called myself Pip and came to be known as Pip' Which book begins with these lines?
  20. Which British city is sometimes known as the 'Athens of the north'?
  21. Who was the Pete Sampras's coach who very recently passed away?
  22. Which actress acted alongside Humphrey Bogart in the movie 'Casablanca'?
  23. Sean Connery, Roger Moore, Timothy Dalton, Pierce Brosnan. Who is missing?
  24. One Ms.Gustafsson, a salesgirl in a departmental store by name P.U.B in Stockholm sold hats before she became famous. What do we know her as?
  25. Which cricket stadium has the maximum seating capacity in the world?
  26. Legend has it that this pair of twins who were the sons of the God of war, Mars and a human princess were abandoned in a forest and were nursed by a she wolf when they grew up they set out to build a city, but they quarreled and one of them killed the other. He then went on and founded the city in 753 B.C. Which city?
  27. What is the name of the dog in the famous five series?
  28. When a Jewish male child has to undergo a 'Bar Mitzvah' ceremony, which school is he sent to school?
  29. Athabasca, Puppet on a chain, The way to dusty death. What is common to these three books?
  30. A former Miss India, daughter of Shobana Samarth, acted in movies like 'Sujatha', 'Karma' etc. Name her.
  31. It can be said that France's extravagant support (50 million pounds) to the revolution of which country led to her own bankruptcy and her own revolution?
  32. A 'leveret' is a young one of which animal?
  33. Who wrote many of his novels in his Jamaican retreat 'Goldeneye'?
  34. Playing against which country did Kapil Dev create a world record of the highest test wicket taker in world?

Answers
  1. Sheep
  2. Crow
  3. Othello
  4. Uranium
  5. River Heights
  6. Govind Nihlani
  7. Eric Cantona
  8. Olympics
  9. Fido
  10. Gucci by Guccio Gucci
  11. Oliver Twist
  12. DonVito Corleone
  13. Inch
  14. Tiber
  15. Ophthalmology
  16. Entebbe
  17. Shaheen
  18. Nescafe
  19. Great Expectations
  20. Edinburgh
  21. Tim Gullikson
  22. Ingrid Berghman
  23. George Lazenby
  24. Greta Garbo
  25. Eden Gardens, Calcutta
  26. Rome
  27. Timothy
  28. Hebrew school
  29. Alistair Maclean
  30. Nutan
  31. Turkey
  32. Hare
  33. Ian Fleming
  34. Sri Lanka



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