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    Quiz 9
1.
She was nicknamed THE GROCER’S DAUGHTER because she actually
was the daughter of a grocer . But , this nickname was apt because
of another reason . This was that her predecessor Edward Heath
was nicknamed GROCER . Who am i talking about ?
Answer

British PM Margaret Thatcher
2. Connect
Answer.

The Bond Film Octopussy
            Pooja Bedi(Daughter of Kabir Bedi),
            Prakash Amritraj(Son of Vijay Amritraj)
            Title Track of Octopussy(“All time high’)
3. The origins of ______ go back to the early 1890s where, like many long-established car
manufacturers, the company started out with the manufacture of bicycles.It was 1894, and
Václav Klement, who was a bookseller by trade in Mladá Boleslav, which was then part of
Austria-Hungary, was unable to obtain the right spare parts to repair his German bicycle.
Klement returned his bicycle to the manufacturers, Seidel and Naumann, with a letter, in
his native tongue, asking for them to carry out repairs, only to receive a reply, in German,
stating: "If you would like an answer to your inquiry, you should try writing in a language
we can understand". A disgusted Klement, despite not having any previous technical
experience, then decided to start his own bicycle repair shop, which he and Václav Laurin
opened in 1895 in Mladá Boleslav. Identify the company founded by Václav Klement and
Václav Laurin.
Answer

Skoda Auto
4. Who about what?
    “ I think it is timeless because it's about making love in the
   summertime. There is a slight misconception it's about a year,
   but it's not. It has nothing to do about a year , it has to do with a
   sexual position”
Answer

Bryan Adams on the hit single “Summer of 69”
5.
What are : Conroe, Merom, Penryn, Nehalem, Moorestown,
Lynnfield, Prescott?
Answer

Intel Microprocessors(code names)
6.
The transliteration of this organisation’s motto is ‘Dragon Sleeping
Never Tickle’. Id the organisation and its motto
Answer

Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry
“Draco Dormiens Nunquam Titillandus”
7.
This figurine was a result of a 13 year affair between Lord Montague of Beaulieu
and his secretary Eleanor Thornton. Montague was so infatuated with Thornton
that he asked her to model for this iconic emblem. A mutual friend, Charles Sykes,
who was an artist and sculptor, crafted a figure of her in fluttering robes. Name
the figurine
Answer

The Spirit of ecstasy
8.
This lady did it in the 1969 film “Aradhana” and 35 years later her
son did the same thing in the film “Parineeta”. What did they both
do ?(No points for guessing the names of the mother and/or son)
Answer

Both of them shot for a song on the scenic Darjeeling Himalayan
Railway(‘Mere sapnon ki rani’ & ‘Kasto mazaa’)
9.
This Senegalese-American hip hop and R&B singer-songwriter's real
name is Aliaune Damala Bouga Time Puru Nacka Lu Lu Lu Badara
_______ Thiam. Fill in the blank.
Answer

Akon
10.

This famous public school located in Ajmer was founded by
Richard Southwell Bourke in 1875.The founder also happened
to be the only viceroy to be assassinated in India. Name the
school.
Answer

Mayo College
11.
This phrase, usually attributed to Arthur Conolly, has been used to
describe the rivalry and strategic conflict between the British
Empire and the Russian Empire for supremacy in Central Asia. The
concept was introduced into mainstream consciousness by British
novelist Rudyard Kipling in his novel Kim (1901)." Which phrase?
Answer

The Great Game
12.
He is perhaps the only winner of a Best Actor Oscar to have acted in a Bollywood
masala(mainstream) movie. He played the role of Sir John Locksley, the world’s
greatest jewel thief, who invites several rival thieves to his island estate. He
explains that he is dying, and wants his greatest treasure, a ruby, to go to a
worthy successor. Name the actor and the film(Hindi title).
Answer

Rex Harrison, Shalimar
13.
This business man began to develop a business as a young boy,
selling matches to neighbors from his bicycle. He found that he
could buy matches in bulk very cheaply from Stockholm, sell them
individually at a low price and still make a good profit. From
matches, he expanded to selling fish, Christmas tree decorations,
seeds and later ball-point pens and pencils. He is currently the
owner of one of the largest home products retailer and is also the
richest European. Name him and his company.
Answer

Ikea, Ingvar Kamprad
14.
Microsoft’s reply to Apple’s Ipod
Answer

Zune
15. Identify the writer
“Palestine belongs to the Arabs in the same sense that England belongs to the English or
France to the French. It is wrong and inhuman to impose the Jews on the Arabs. What is
going on in Palestine today cannot be justified by any moral code of conduct. The mandates
have no sanction but that of the last war. Surely it would be a crime against humanity to
reduce the proud Arabs so that Palestine can be restored to the Jews partly or wholly as their
national home. The nobler course would be to insist on a just treatment of
the Jews wherever they are born and bred. The Jews born in France are French in precisely
the same sense that Christians born in France are French.

If the Jews have no home but Palestine, will they relish the idea of being
forced to leave the other parts of the world in which they are settled?
Or do they want a double home where they can remain at will? This cry for the
national home affords a colorable justification for the German expulsion of
the Jews.”
Answer

Mahatma Gandhi
Published in ‘The Harijan’
26-11-1938.

				
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