Monday, December 27, 2010

Quizzards Seventh Anniversary Quiz

This Boxing Day, the Quizzards group turned seven.To celebrate the occasion we bring to you a set of questions from Saurish Das.

Quizzards Anniversary Quiz
QM: Saurish Das

1) X played with The Kids, a band that enjoyed modest success,in X’s childhood locality Owensboro,Kentucky. X subsequently collaborated with the band Rock City Angels and co-wrote their song "Mary", which appeared on Rock City Angels' debut for Geffen Records titled Young Man's Blues. X has recorded a solo album, played slide guitar on the Oasis song "Fade In-Out" (from Be Here Now, 1997). Identify X.

2) You have heard of The Madrid Derby and Derbi de Berciloni. But which two team plays the Galician derby?

3) "House of Flowers," "A Diamond Guitar" and "A Christmas Memory”. Name the Other  short story  which complete the above sequence. The Name of the fourth short story also gives the name of the novel which consists of these four short stories.

4) This institution(X) was founded by Sir William Jones on 15th January,1784,in a meeting presided over by Sir Robert Chambers. In 1814,X handed over almost all it’s valuable collections to another institution Y, which was founded by Nathaniel Walich. Name X and Y.

5) Name the country in Asia, where you have to be a Sunni Muslim to be it’s citizen.

6) A fair was held in Paris to celebrate 100th year of the storming of Bastille. What was the name of the fair, and what was it’s entrance gate known as?

7) To commemorate  the 20th anniversary of the fall of Berlin wall, Berlin Twitter Wall was set up,to allow Twitter users post their messages. This was used as a platform of protest by huge number of Chinese people.What were they protesting against.

8) A bit of Pre Islamic Indian history:  What are the Mahajanapadas?

9) This  is  Japanese version. What is the name of the original.
 



10) Who is the only Nazi Party member of  be buried  in Mount Zion in Jerusalem? 


Post your answers as comments in the blog.

 

4 comments:

ginger candy said...

Will try my best here-
1) Johnny Depp
2) Celta Vigo and Deportivo La Coruna
3) Breakfast at Tiffany's
4) The Asiatic Society
5)
6)
7)
8)
9) Mannekin Pis
10) Schindler

Thanks,
Joydeep

Anonymous said...

1. Johny Depp
2. Celta Vigo and Deportivo La Coruña
3. Breakfast at Tiffany's
4. Asiatic Sociey & East india Company
6. Champs Elysee, Eiffel Tower
7.Against the Internet Censorship
8. Ancient Indian Kingdoms
9. Manneken Pis
10. Oskar Schindler

Jayakumar

Kaushik said...

1. Johhny Depp

2. Celta Vigo and Deportivo La Coruña

3. Breakfast at Tiffany's

4. Asiatic Society

5.

6.

7. Ban on Twitter / Faceboook / Google in China

8. Mahajanapadas were ancient Indian kingdoms or countries

9. Bahnhof Hamamatsuchō

10. Oskar Schindler

Ramki said...

1)Johnny Depp
2)PSG vs Olympique Lyon
3)Breakfast at Tiffany's by Truman Capote
4)Smithsonian??
5)Indonesia
6)Exposition des Universelles(or something like that in French.. basically World Expo) and Eiffel Tower
7)Something to do with the great wall of china
8)Kingdoms of India before advent of Islam.. like Kalinga, Magadha etc
9)Manneken Pis
10)Oskar Schindler

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