1. The family had migrated in the 18th century to the Mughal capital of Delhi in response to a summons to serve the emperor , Farrukhsiyar . Their house was built on the banks of a canal and this resulted in a change in their family name , which was based on the the Urdu word for canal . How do we know this family ? # Nehru ( Nehar = canal ) 2. With what event did the launching of Colour T.V.'s India coincide ? # Asian Games , 1982 3. We all know that the first animal to be cloned was a sheep named Dolly . What was the reason / idea behind the name Dolly ? # The genes were taken from the mammary gland and was named after Dolly Parton 4. Connect : Saatchi & Saatchi and the Miniskirt # Mary Quant . Credited with the invention of miniskirt & chief investor / backer of Saatchi & Saatchi when it started . 5. What are ' Timna ' , ' Willamette ' and ' Itanium ' ? # Code names for chips that Intel has recently launched 6. This word was originally used to mean a foreigner , esp. one who is not a Greek or Roman # Barbarian 7. U.S. Diplomat Henry Kissinger was jointly awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 1973 for his role in the Vietnam ceasefire . With whom did he share it ? # Vietnamese negotiator , Le Duc Tho 8. Connect : Paintings of Jesus Christ , Bull fighting , Archie Comics Veronica # Representation of Jesus on cloth , manoeuvre in Bullfighting , Archie's girlfriend 9. Which is the largest Lok Sabha constituency in terms of (a) electorate (b) area # (a) Barmer , Rajasthan (b) Ladakh , J & K 10. What is the ' Barmy Army ' ? # Supporters who cheer England during sporting encounters 11. This city was founded in the 11th century and rose to become one of the great trading centres ( esp. for gold ) and a leading intellectual centre of Islam . It was attacked by the Moroccans in 1593 and never regained its economic or cultural status . Which city ? # Timbuktu 12. What is common to Javagal Srinath and Patrick Rafter ? # Rotator cuff Shoulder injury 13. What is the contribution to science of 18th century Sewdish Botanist,Carolus Linnaeus ? # He coined the term " homo sapiens " 14. English Fast bowler Bob Willis was born as Robert George Willis . He later added the initial 'D' to become R.G.D. Willis . Why did he add ' D ' ? Explain fully . # The ' D ' stood for ' Dylan ' . He was a major Bob Dylan fan and so this added Bob Dylan to his name ( Bob is short for Robert ) 15. " We knocked the bastard off " . Who said it and in what context ? # Edmund Hillary on returning to base camp after climbing Mt. Everest 16. In the famous Battle of Longewala in the 1971 War , which division of the Indian Army defending Longewala when it was attacked ? # 12 Infantry Division 17. Why was Satpura village of Mahoba district in the news recently ? # A woman is alleged to have committed sati there 18. During the American Civil War , Southerners used to illegally transport alcohol , by hiding it in their legs . This gave rise to a term used for smugglers . What ? # Bootleggers 19. If Gandhi was 'Mahatma' , what title was Jinnah given and commonly referred to as ? # Quaid-e-Azam 20. Greek Mythology : This wealthy king who was the son of Zeus and Pluto had insulted the gods and was punished by being placed in a lake where the water would recede as he tried to drink it and fruits which were just out of his reach . This episode led to a new word .Name either the person or the word . # Tantalus , Tantalising 21. What blunder did Nehru make in his " Tryst with Destiny " speech ? # He said , " .... when all the world is asleep , India will awake to a new dawn ..... " He did not remember the time zones which meant that actually most of the world was wide awake . 22. It is dated as between late 17th and mid 18th century . Earliest record of it being sung was 1745 . It had no one composer and was probably the recasting of folksongs Resemblances of it can be found in pieces by Purcell and John Bull . What ? # " God Save the King ( Queen) " -- British National Anthem 23. This major Boris Becker fan claims to have watched almost all his matches . When he lost the '94 Assembly Elections to an inexperienced candidate he compared it to Becker's loss to debutant Peter Doohan in Wimbledon in the '80s ? Who ? #S.M. Krishna 24. What was the siginificance of the Bardoli satyagraha in the life of Vallabhai Patel ? #From there onwards he was known as " Sardar " 25. In the first few years of the Inernet , search-engines registered ____ as the most searched for word , but recently this has been replaced by another 3-letter word . Name both the words . # Sex , MP3 26. " What the hell is email for ? " . Who ( What context ) # Steve Jobbs when asked about the problems of the IMac not having a floppy-drive .