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  • Finals

    4 Rounds Round 1 : 7 Questions Written Round 2 : 15 Questions Bounce and Pounce Round 3 : 7 Questions Written Round 4 : 15 Questions Bounce and Pounce

  • Written Round 7 Questions Topic : Magazines +10 for each answer. Bonus 10 for getting all answers right.

    Round 1

  • She was born in Godavari district of Andhra Pradesh, whereher father was a surgeon in the Madras Civil Service. Shesharpened her talents in culinary art, which she inheritedfrom her father during her time with him. A new turn in herlife came when her father-in-law asked her to prepare arecipe to be published in the newspaper he edited. Shewent on to publish 21 cookbooks and made contributions inthe areas of journalism, music, cookery and social welfare.

    Who? Which magazine did she found in 1975, the largest inIndia by circulation?

    1

  • This is a type of puzzle introduced by Scientific Americanin their website in 2006. The goal of the player is to solvethe 9x9 grid with letters with the condition that eachletter must appear only once in a row or column. Once thegrid is solved, one of the rows or columns provides theanswer to the science clue given at the beginning.

    Name this puzzle. Image follows

    2

  • 2

  • Kungumam is a Tamil entertainment weekly published inChennai since 1977 by Sun Network. It is one of the top-selling Tamil magazines along with Ananda Vikatan andKumudam.

    What is the tagline of the magazine which would remindyou of an iconic Malayalam movie dialogue?

    3

  • This is a magazine size, smaller than a conventional orjournal size magazine but larger than a paperback book,approximately 14cm x 21cm, but also can be 13.65cm x21.27cm and 14cm x 19cm. This format was considered tobe a convenient size for readers to tote around or to leaveon the coffee table within easy reach. It is called catalog-size by the printing presses.

    What is this magazine size called?

    4

  • Founded in 1958 by Mitoshi Uyehara, this is an Americanmartial arts and combat sports magazine. Uyehara was aspecialist in Aikido and was a close friend of Bruce Leeeven before he attained stardom. Uyehara sensed Leestalent and featured him extensively in his publications. Leereturned the favour when he attained stardom byproviding direct interviews to Uyehara and by contributingmany articles to the magazine.

    What is the alliterative name of the magazine?

    5

  • After realizing that there is no support system for Indianrock musicians apart from college fests, Amit Saigal andShena Gamat Saigal started this magazine in Allahabad inJanuary, 1993. Covering the rock scene in India and SouthAsia, this monthly magazine also organizes the GreatIndian Rock Festival to promote the original music of newand upcoming rock bands in India.

    Which magazine is this, the name of which was based onthe largest newspaper in the United States by circulation?

    6

  • In 1885, an avid shooter named Arthur Corbin Gouldpublished The Rifle as an effort to focus discussion on thesport of rifle shooting. In 1888, it changed its name toShooting&Fishing, widening its scope to other outdoorsports. In 1923, it changed its name to American Rifleman.

    The February 1963 issue of the magazine carried an ad ofa rifle from Kleins Sporting Goods.

    Put funda. Image follows

    7

  • 7

  • She was born in Godavari district of Andhra Pradesh, whereher father was a surgeon in the Madras Civil Service. Shesharpened her talents in culinary art, which she inheritedfrom her father during her time with him. A new turn in herlife came when her father-in-law asked her to prepare arecipe to be published in the newspaper he edited. Shewent on to publish 21 cookbooks and made contributions inthe areas of journalism, music, cookery and social welfare.

    Who? Which magazine did she found in 1975, the largest inIndia by circulation?

    1

  • VanithaAnnamma Mathew(wife of KM Mathew)

  • This is a type of puzzle introduced by Scientific Americanin their website in 2006. The goal of the player is to solvethe 9x9 grid with letters with the condition that eachletter must appear only once in a row or column. Once thegrid is solved, one of the rows or columns provides theanswer to the science clue given at the beginning.

    Name this puzzle. Image follows

    2

  • 2

  • Sci-Doku

    2

  • Kungumam is a Tamil entertainment weekly published inChennai since 1977 by Sun Network. It is one of the top-selling Tamil magazines along with Ananda Vikatan andKumudam.

    What is the tagline of the magazine which would remindyou of an iconic Malayalam movie dialogue?

    3

  • Best Kanna Best3

  • This is a magazine size, smaller than a conventional orjournal size magazine but larger than a paperback book,approximately 14cm x 21cm, but also can be 13.65cm x21.27cm and 14cm x 19cm. This format was considered tobe a convenient size for readers to tote around or to leaveon the coffee table within easy reach. It is called catalog-size by the printing presses.

    What is this magazine size called?

    4

  • Digest4

  • Founded in 1958 by Mitoshi Uyehara, this is an Americanmartial arts and combat sports magazine. Uyehara was aspecialist in Aikido and was a close friend of Bruce Leeeven before he attained stardom. Uyehara sensed Leestalent and featured him extensively in his publications. Leereturned the favour when he attained stardom byproviding direct interviews to Uyehara and by contributingmany articles to the magazine.

    What is the alliterative name of the magazine?

    5

  • 5

  • After realizing that there is no support system for Indianrock musicians apart from college fests, Amit Saigal andShena Gamat Saigal started this magazine in Allahabad inJanuary, 1993. Covering the rock scene in India and SouthAsia, this monthly magazine also organizes the GreatIndian Rock Festival to promote the original music of newand upcoming rock bands in India.

    Which magazine is this, the name of which was based onthe largest newspaper in the United States by circulation?

    6

  • Rock Street Journal6

  • In 1885, an avid shooter named Arthur Corbin Gouldpublished The Rifle as an effort to focus discussion on thesport of rifle shooting. In 1888, it changed its name toShooting&Fishing, widening its scope to other outdoorsports. In 1923, it changed its name to American Rifleman.

    The February 1963 issue of the magazine carried an ad ofa rifle from Kleins Sporting Goods.

    Put funda. Image follows

    7

  • 7

  • It was purchased by Lee Harvey Oswald to shoot JFK

  • Round 2

    15 Questions : Clockwise Bounce : +10/0 Pounce : +10/-5 All the best.

  • 1

    MB Sanal Kumar is a CA from Trivandrum. He audited theaccounts of a celebrated actor as well as an entrepreneur, aPadma Shri winner himself, whose company was named bycombining the names of his mother and daughter. This ishow the entrepreneur got acquainted with the actor.

    The actor agreed to endorse the brandand has been often identified with thebrand.

    Which company? Which actor?

  • 1 PankajakasthuriMohanlal

  • 2

    It is a French wireless products manufacturer based inParis, founded in 1994 by Christine/M De Tourvel, Jean-Pierre Talvard and Henri Seydoux.

    It specializes in technologies involving voice recognitionand signal processing for embedded products and drones.It also develops products related to car technology.

    Name the company.

  • 2

  • It is a well known fact that Sunil Dutt married Nargis afterrescuing her from a fire in the set of Mother India. DilipKumar had initially expressed his desire to do the role ofBirju but was declined by Nargis since she felt that thepublic would not find credible the idea of a formerlyromantic Jodi to play the role of mother and son.

    The initial pick of Mehboob Khan for the role was neitherof them, but another actor who failed to get a workpermit from his country to do the film.

    Who was this?

    3

  • Sabu Dastagir3

  • 4

    Ugly Rumours is an English band whose original memberswere Mark Ellen and Adam Sharples. While studying lawat St. Johns college, he attended an audition to the bandand was subsequently selected, simply because he wasthe only contestant who knew all the words of the songthey were asked to sing.

    Who was this, who became renowned in some other fielda two decades later?

  • 4 Tony Blair

  • 5

    Mahatma Jyotiba Phule Mandai, earlier called CrawfordMarket, is one of South Mumbais most famous markets.

    This fountain seen in the market as well as some friezes inthe buildings there, were designed by a then professor ofarchitecture at the JJ School of Arts.

    Identify his more famous son. Image follows

  • 5

  • Rudyard Kipling(the architect was his father, John Lockwood Kipling)

  • 6

    The guy in the picture won the Segrave Trophy in 2013 which is awarded to the British national who shows the most outstanding demonstration of the possibilities of transport by land, sea, air or water.

    What unique achievement does he hold?

  • John SurteesOnly person to have won World Championships in both

    two and four wheels racing

  • Monument to the Great Fire of London, known simply asThe Monument is a Doric column in the city of London andcommemorates the disaster that happened in 1666. Thememorial was designed by Christopher Wren, one of themost highly acclaimed English architects in history, andX, known for his distinct contributions to biology andphysics, among other thi