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1. „Let the dance begin !!‟. Which super – seller was introduced with this punch line ? VIAGRA. 2. Open your eyes !! Tell us !!!!! Who directed „2001 – A Space Odyssey‟ ? STANLEY KUBRICK. 3. What were known as David and Nelson, after David and Nelson Rockefeller ? THE WORLD TRADE CENTRE (WTC) TOWERS. 4. * We all love P.G. Wodehouse, for his inimitable style of writing. Can you by any chance tell us what P.G. stands for ? PELHAM GRENVILLE. 5. Pacific Gas and Electric Company, was involved in one of the largest ever environmental settlements. More than 600 people alleging that Pacific Gas and Tanks leaked high concentration of toxic Chromium – 6 into thin ground water won U.S. $ 333 million settlement from utility. Name the person who crusaded against the company. ERIN BROCKOVICH. 6. Editorial team of which famous magazine is referred to as „The usual gang of idiots‟ ? MAD MAGAZINE. 7. Janis Joplin gave us memorable super – hits such as „Piece of my heart‟, only to tragically die of a drug overdose at the age of 27. For which band was she the lead singer ? BIG BROTHER & THE HOLDING COMPANY. 8. Give us the name of the ground where India and Pakistan used to play the „Friendship Series‟ in Toronto, Canada. THE SKATING & CURLING CLUB. 9. Ernest Dawson wrote a poem called „Cynara‟ which had the line „ I have forgotten much, Cynara‟. Give us the next four words, which, incidentally is also the title of an all – time classic movie. GONE WITH THE WIND. 10. Which television evangelist was the only African – American to ever seriously contest for the United States of America‟s Presidency ? REV. JESSE JACKSON. 11. Which came third in this series of bills passed by the British Parliament: • South Metropolitan Gas Bill • Felixstone Pier Bill • …………….? THE INDIAN INDEPENDENCE BILL. 12. * George Harrison‟s death has left alive only Ringo Starr and Paul McCartney of the „Beatles‟ alive. Who was the drummer before Ringo Starr joined the „Beatles‟ ? PETE BEST. 13. Which play was Abraham Lincoln watching when he was shot by John Wilkes Booth ? „OUR AMERICAN COUSINS.‟ 14. Which actress was critically acclaimed for her role in the screen adaptation of Louisa May Alcott‟s „Little Women‟, only to be arrested for shoplifting recently ? WINONA RYDER. . 15. Powered by an Intel MMX Processor with software written by Walt Waltosz, it features a wireless remote control and a special synthesizer. What are we talking about ? THE CHAIR USED BY STEPHEN HAWKING. 16. In George W. Bush, what does „W‟ stand for ? WALKER. 17. “I was born in the city of Bombay…..once upon a time. No, that won‟t do, there‟s no getting away from the date. I was born in Dr. Narlikar‟s Nursing home on August 15, 1947.” Just name the book . „MIDNIGHT‟S CHILDREN‟ BY SALMAN RUSHDIE. 18. Which award is considered to be the Nobel Prize equivalent in the field of Mathematics ? FIELD‟S MEDAL. 19. What is the name of the festival which marks the beginning of the Jewish New Year ? ROSH HASHANAH. 20. We are not referring to software here, but what does „Adobe‟ really mean? SUN DRIED BRICKS OR A FORM OF ARCHITECTURE USING THESE BRICKS. 21. What is better known as the „Hungarian Horror‟ ? THE RUBIK‟S CUBE. 22. Which big admirer of Japanese culture founded the software major „Oracle‟ ? LARRY ELISON. 23. Which symbol has been taken from the altar of the Oracle at Delphi ? THE OLYMPIC RINGS. 24. „I was Christian Dior‟s assistant and eventually took charge, only to hand it over to somebody else. Who am I ? By the way, my own fashion label has recently closed down.” YVES ST. LAURENT. 25. Which famous cartoon figure was created by S.K. Bobby Kooka in 1938 ? THE AIR INDIA MAHARAJA. 26. *The failed attempt to bomb the British Parliament led to the annual celebration of a festival. Name the festival. GUY FAWKES DAY. 27. Which course is traditionally considered as „The Home of Golf‟ ? ST. ANDREWS GOLF COURSE. 28. What was the message sent to Indira Gandhi to indicate the successful completion of Pokhran I blasts in May,1974 ? “THE BUDDHA HAS SMILED”. 29. Connect the advertisements for – „Titan Watches, Asian Paints, Leo Coffee, Parry‟s Kasturi Tea, Premier Pressure Cooker, and Tata Chola Tea‟ MUSIC BY A.R RAHMAN BEFORE HE MADE IT TO THE MOVIES. 30. Which sporting event takes place in March – April, on a 6.8 km course from Putney to Mortlake and was first held in 1829 ? THE CAMBRIDGE Vs. OXFORD BOAT RACE.
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