Thursday, March 05, 2009

QUIZZARDS ANNIVERSARY QUIZ #8

PENTATHLON EPISODE 8

QM- Arghya Mukherjee

This is the eighth and last episode of quizzes we planned as part of the celebration of 5 years of the Quizzards_2k4 yahoo group.This is a General Quiz

After this edition the consolidated scores will be calculated and the winner announced


Q1: What is the term given to a person appointed to test the claims of a candidate for canonization before a papal church? (Think Movies)

Ans. Devil's Advocate

Q2: What colloquial English Phrase for hierarchy comes from the dominance and submissive behavior of chicken?

Ans. Pecking Order

Q3: Which still existing 11th century English fortress been a palace, a prison, a mint and an observatory?

Ans. Tower of London (Her Majesty's Royal Palace and Fortress )

Q4: Which three day famous cultural ‘happening’ first took place at Max Yasgur’s dairy farm in Bethel, New York, 1969 ?

Ans.Woodstock

Q5: How do we better know the company Vishnu Industries and Chemical Corporation?

Ans.VICCO

QM-Aniruddha Biswas

Q6:This visual shows the route map of an event held for the first time in South America in 2009.Identify.

Ans. Dakar Rally


Q 7:The picture on the right is that of a Japanese jellyfish.The two gentleman in the picture started their business with a dry goods store in Montgomery,Alabama.Later they started accepting raw cotton as payment for merchandise,and started their second business ,trading cotton.Their company helped in founding the New York Cotton exchange in 1870.Connect the pictures.

Ans. Left- 2 of the Lehman Brothers
Right - Nomura jellyfish.
Nomura took over the Asian Business of Lehman Brothers
Q8:This private space transportation company was founded in 2002 by PayPal co founder Elon Musk.The company operates from Hawthorne ,California.Identify.

Ans.SpaceX

Q9:This famous author was known to some of his fans as "Bop Ad" because of his illegible signature.

Ans.Douglas Adams

Q10.Connect the following 5 companies.

1.Activecubes Solutions
2.Lakshya
3.StarAgri
4.Takeovercode.com
5.The Loot

Ans.Winners of the TATA-NEN Hottest Start-Ups

16 comments:

Murali Duggineni said...

Hi, my answers:

2. Crestfallen/Henpecked
4. Woodstock Festival
5. Vicco
7. Lehman Bros; sub-prime mortgage loans are referred to as jelly fish. These loans costed Lehman Bros dearly
8. Space X
9. Doug Adams
10. Tata's Top 5 start-ups of 2008

Anonymous said...

1.Devil's Advocate
2.Pecking Order
3.Tower Of London
4.Woodstock
5.VICCO
6.Dakar Rally
7.Nomura bought part of Lehmann Brothers.
8.SpaceX
9.Douglas Adams
10.TATA NEN Hottest Start-ups

Debasish said...

1. Devil's Advocate
2. Birds of a feather flock together
3. Tower of London
4. Woodstock
5. VICCO
6. Dakar Rally
7. Lehman Brothers
8. SpaceX
9. Douglas Adams
10. Winners of Tata-NEN Hottest Startups Competition

Shrey said...

1. The Devil's Advocate
2. Pecking Order
3. Tower of London
4. Woodstock (Music Festival)
5. VICCO
6. The Dakar rally
7. Lehman Brothers and Nomura's Jellyfish - Nomura Holdings, which bought most of Lehman Brothers
8. SpaceX
9. Douglas Adams
10.The 5 Tata NEN Hottest Startups of this year

Grondmaster said...

Answers:

1. Devil's Advocate
2.
3. Westminster Abbey
4. Woodstock
5. Vicco (of Vajradanti fame)
6. Dakar 2009
7. Lehman Bros., purchased by Nomura - Nomura's jellyfish.
8. Space Exploration Technologies Corporation (SpaceX)
9. Douglas Adams
10. Winners of Tata NEN hottest startup awards 2008

Regards,
Harshal Modi

Anonymous said...

5.VICCO LABORATARIES
7.LEHMAM BROTHERS


NM

Anonymous said...

name-v.chandrashekar
email-bangaloremachine@yahoo.co.in
answers-
2-pecking order
3-tower of london
4-woodstock
8-spaceX

Sharat said...

1. Devil's Advocate
2. Pecking Order
3. Tower of London
4. Woodstock Festival
5. VICCO ( of VICCO Turmeric, vajradanti etc. )
6. The Dakar Rally in Argentina and Chile
7. Nomura Holdings which bought out Lehman Bros. Asian Division. and Nomura's Jellyfish.
8. SpaceX
9. Douglas Noel Adams (DNA) - :)
10. Tata NEN Hottest Startups of 2008

regards,
Sharat

Animesh said...

1. Diocesan Postulator
2. Chicken Hearted
3. Lincoln Castle
4. Woodstock
5. Vishnu Chemicals
6. Dakar Rally
7. 1st Pic. - Lehman Bros
2nd Pic: Nomura's Jellyfish
Connection: Nomura Holdings were the front runners to take over Lehman Bros Middle East and Asia Opereations when Lehman filed for bankruptcy.
8. SpaceX
9. Douglas Adams
10. 5 winners of Tata NEN(National Entrepreneurship Network) Hottest Startup Awards.

Swarun said...

1-Devil's Advocate
2-
3-
4-Woodstock Festival
5-
6-Dakar Rally
7-Lehmann Brothers
8-SpaceX
9-Douglas Adams
10-

-Swarun Krishna

Anubhav Chatterjee said...

Q4.WOODSTOCK FESTIVAL
Q6.DAKAR RALLY
Q7.LEHMAN BROTHERS
Q8.SPACEX
Q10.TATA NEN HOTTEST START-UPS

Malcaluffin said...

1. devils advocate
2. chickenhead
3. jantar mantar
4. woodstock
5. videocon
6. marathon
7. lehman brothers, they were called dead jellyfish
8. space inc
9. ..
10. chandrayaan

vijay's said...

5. VICCO
8. Space Exploration Technologies Corp.
9. Douglas Adams

Vijaykrishna C V
Quiziebee

Darnish Singh said...

1.Devil's Advocate
2.Pecking Order
3.The Tower of London
4.Woodstock
5. -- (no idea)
6.WSF (World Social Forum)

7.(did some googling), connection: Nomura. The name of the jellyfish, also the brokerage that bought stake in Lehman brothers equity.
Left foto, of course, Lehman Bros.

8.Tesla :)

9. No idea.

10.

whyte_nyte said...

1.devil's advocate
2.pecking order
3.tower of london
4.woodstock
5.vicco
6.event held to commemorate che guevara's ride in motorcycle diaries
7.the jellyfish is called bankrupt(in japanese) and the picture is of lehman brothers

8.spacex
9.douglas adams
10.recipients of Tata-NEN hottest stratups of the year awards

Ramakrishnan said...

1. nominee
3. Royal Observatory at greenwich
4. Burning man
5. Ranbaxy
6. Che guevera's motorcycle diary route?
7.they're the lehman bros. dunno the jellyfish connection

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