General Quiz : Dt 14.5.2001 Q-File 5 Qns by : G.Sreekanth [ Prelims of Q'Foria singles Quiz ] 1. In 1896 , Ernest Dowson wrote a poem " NON SUM QUALIS ERAM " --- I have forgot much , Cynara ! ' _ _ _ _ What four words follow ? ans) Gone With The Wind - the title of Margaret Mitchell's novel. 2. Name the champion boxer who was apparently denied a berth on the First Class of the Titanic because he was a negro , and he refused to travel in a lower class . ans) Jack Johnson . 3. Which famous personality turned down the Order of Merit with a statement : " It would be superfluous , as I have already conferred this on myself ." ? ans ) George Bernard Shaw . 4. In which Marx brothers film do we hear these lines : My husband is dead / I'll bet he's just using that as an excuse / I was with him to the end / No wonder he passed away / I held him in my arms and kissed him / So it was a murder ! . ans) Duck Soup. 5. Queen Isabeau [ 1371 - 1435 ] of France was the first woman in history to do what ? ans) Wear lingerie . 6. The name of which hot , suffocating wind which blows in northern Africa and Arabia literally means " To Poison " in Arabic ? ans) Simoom . 7. What can be Gauri , Tripura , Kalika , Ananda ? ans ) Tandava - all are its various forms . 8. A certain game called Rathera was patronized by the kings of the Chalukya and Rashtrakuta dynasties around the 8th -10th centuries . By what name is the game known today ? ans) Kho-kho . 9. Victor Hugo inquiring about his work " Les Miserables " wrote a letter to his publisher which contained only a question mark [ ? ] and nothing else . What was the publisher's reply ? ans ) A letter containing only an Exclamation mark [ ! ] . 10. What is the common Swahili word for 'lion' ? ans) Simba - as in Lion King .