Monday, October 06, 2008

FNQ 16 - A General Quiz

The 16th edition of FNQs comprise 10 random questions.You can send in your replies to quiz.aniruddha@gmail.com within the next 10 days.

1.The oldest constitutional republic in the world,this land locked country has one the highest per capita GDP.It maintains a ceremonial force of around 80 volunteer soldiers known as Crossbow Corps.Today there is no active railway network in this country,and postage stamps issued here are mainly of interest to philatelists.Which country am I talking of?

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2 .Identify the organization from its logo?

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3.It was developed by Ludicorp, a Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada-based company founded in 2002.The service emerged out of tools originally created for Ludicorp's Game Neverending, a web-based massively multiplayer online game.Ludicorp launched this online tool/service in February 2004.In March 2005 Ludicorp and the service was acquired by Yahoo.Identify

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4.Piet Klynveld founded an accounting firm Klynveld Kraayenhof & Co. in Amsterdam in 1917.William Barclay Peat founded William Barclay Peat & Co. in London in 1870.James Marwick the founder of accounting firm Marwick, Mitchell & Co and Dr. Reinhard Goerdeler ,one of the long time chairman of German firm DTG together lend their names to which company?

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5.What was founded by Danish Botanist Natheniel Wallich in 1814 in the town of FrederischNagar(now known as Sreerampore),and later moved to its present location in Kolkata ?

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6.Since 1982 this soccer tournament has been named after its sponsors.The list of names are as follows,
# Milk Cup (1981–82 to 1985–86), sponsored by the Milk Marketing Board
# Littlewoods Challenge Cup (1986–87 to 1989–90), sponsored by Littlewoods
# Rumbelows Cup (1990–91 and 1991–92), sponsored by Rumbelows
# Coca-Cola Cup (1992–93 to 1997–98), sponsored by Coca-Cola
# Worthington Cup (1998–99 to 2002–03), sponsored by Worthington Draught bitter

Name the most recent sponsor of this tournament ?

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7.Identify the gentleman on the left of Albert Einstien.

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8.Which tournament was concieved in the 1959-60 cricket season to mark the completion of 25 years of Ranji Trophy championships?

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9.Identify the international airline from its logo

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10. Identify the Indian writer in the visual.

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4 comments:

vivek said...

Answers
1.san marino
2.cern
3.flickr
4.KPMG(formed from the 4 founders you have mentioned)
5.may be any park or sanctuaries in kolkatta....?(guess)
6.carling cup -- football league cup
7.charlie chaplin(guess)
8.irani trophy(guess)
9.KNPC?(guess)
10.Arvind Adiga(shortlisted for the booker prize for his book "white tiger")

NOTE: CAN U PLEASE SEND ME THE ANSWERS FOR FNQ-14 & FNQ-15

ARPAN said...

4.KPMG

Jedin said...

1.san marino
2.
3.flickr
4.kpmg
5.
6.carlind
7.neils bohr
8.irani trophy
9.
10.

Aniruddha Biswas said...

The correct answers are....
1.San Marino
2.CERN
3.Flickr
4.KPMG
5.Indian Museum
6.League Cup,Carling is the current sponsor
7.Niels Bohr
8.Irani Trophy
9.Biman Bangladesh
10.Arvind Adiga

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