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General Quiz organised by Quiz Club IITJ on 19th Jan 2014.


  • 1. Identify the TV show.It is the most watched TV show in Australia. It has aired its Indian version since 2010, three seasons have been aired till date.

2. This IIT Bombay alumni is currently an assistant professor at IIT Guwahati. His creativity lies in your pocket. IDENTIFY this guy and his creativity!! 3. D. Udaya Kumar 4. CONNEC T!! 5. Winklevoss Brothers Cameron winklevoss Tyler winklevossFounder of social networking site connectU with Mark Zuckerberg and Divya Narendra 6. This surname, originally used as a royal title, is derived from a persian term which literally means child of the ruler or child of the commander. India have a famous sportstar and a beautiful actress with this surname.WHICH SURNAME?? 7. WHO??I have a dream today! I have a dream that one day, down in Alabama, with its vicious racistsone day right there in Alabama little black boys and black girls will be able to join hands with little white boys and white girls as sisters and brothers. I have a dream today! 8. Give me a one-person connect. 9. Dmitri MascarenhasAna IvanovicGregor MendelDmitri Ivanovich Mendeleev 10. This is the circuit map of the largest Formula One circuit in the world. The lap distance of this circuit is the longest in the world.Identify the country in which this circuit exists. 11. X is an expendable launch system operated by the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO). X has attempted eight launches, its first in 2001, and the latest on Jan 5, 2014. Three launches have been successful, four have failed, and one was a partial failure.Give me X. Not the abbreviation, but the full name 12. GSLV Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle 13. What so special about this McDonalds?? 14. Worlds smallest McDonalds 15. Brahma Vishnu-Brahmastra NarayanastraShiv-????? 16. Parshupat Astra 17. I wish the whole world could see what I see. Sometimes you have to go up really high to understand how small you really are. Hint : He made a world record on 14 October 2012.Who said these words? What record did he make? 18. Felix Baumgartner Set the world record for skydiving an estimated 39 kilometres, reaching an estimated speed of 1357.64 km/h 19. Kolaveri di from Movie 3 20. Govindas is a chain of pure vegetarian restaurant, found in different cities around the world, offers Indian, Italian, Mexican, Chinese and Thai cuisines.Which international organisation owns this restaurant chain?? 21. International Society for Krishna CONsciousness 22. He is a British- South African entrepreneur who became the second space tourist, and the first African citizen of free country to travel to space. YOU MAY HOWEVER KNOW HIM FOR HIS ASSOCIATION WITH A UNIVERSALLY FAMOUS SOFTWARE PRODUCT.WHO?? WHAT PRODUCT?? 23. Connect: A famous web framework An album by a 1950s band The modern jazz quartet A famous motion film 24. Who is Amul commemorating? 25. Paul Walker 26. Dont Worry, Be Happy! ! X is a Swahili phrase that can be translated literally to mean no worries. Its meaning is similar to English phrase no problem. 27. This is the expression of the famous and controversial Z equation.Give me Z and the term on the LHS of the equation. Hint: N 36.4 million 28. DRAKE EQUATION The number of intelligent alien civilizations with which it is possible to communicate 29. In computation it was famously called the X bug, or the X problem. It resulted due to unambiguosly specified date formats, which caused inconsistencies in digital systems arising due to change of century.ID X 30. What does this Google doodle celebrate? 31. 100th anniversary Crossword puzzles 32. X describes a system in which content during editing appears very similar to the final product. The phrase originated via a newsletter published by Arlene and Jose Ramos, called . It was created for the emerging pre-press industry going electronic in the late 1970s.ID X 33. Xis a multi-tier defensive formation that looks likea disc when viewed from above. The warriors at each interleaving position would be in an increasingly tough position to fight. The thirteenth day of Mahabharata War is remembered for the construction of X by Dronacharya.Name X 34. The first one was sent from Kolkata to Diamond Harbour in 1850. The last one was sent to Rahul Gandhi.What am I talking about? 35. Telegram 36. What are these a list of?? GN LD HO DF PH DPSS HP RE GNRS OS RACCK RS YU LB FT PQ 37. Quotas in Indian Railway 38. Identify the logo 39. The degree Medicinae Baccalaureus, Baccalaureus Chirurgiaeis generally abbreviated and known by the abbreviation to common man.What is the common name by which it is known? 40. These species of birds are not naturally the colour they appear but are white. They eat algae and shrimp which contain pigments called carotenoids which give them a colour.Identify them. 41. Flamingo 42. X is a city located in the Hazara region of the Khyber province, Pakistan. The city is well known throughout Pakistan for its pleasant weather, high-standard educational institutions and military establishments. It remains a popular hill station attracting tourists every year. The Islamic fundamentalist Y was hiding outside the Kakul Military Academy in X.Give me X and Y 43. Abottabad 44. 257885161 - 1 is called M57885161. This number has 17,425,170 digits. It was founded by GIMPS and was in the news around October 2013.What is that number presently known for? 45. It is the largest prime number known. 46. There is a well known myth about the word X,which says that in 1791, a Dublin theatre owner named James Daly made a bet that he could introduce a word into the language within 24 hours. He then went out and hired a group of street urchins to write the word X, which was a nonsense word on walls around the city of Dublin. Within a day, the word was common currency and had acquired a meaning(since no one knew what it meant, everyone thought it was some sort of test) and Daly had some extra cash in his pocket.ID X.