BUSINESS QUIZ 1.

K Malleswari, the lone medal winner for India in the millenium Olympics, and the first woman from India to ever win a medal, is employed at which Central Government Corporation? 2. First there was Bridgestone, and then Mitsubishi; What giant automaker of Japan was embroiled, recently, in a quality-related (again!) controversy? 3. The Times of India launched its latest edition in which city? 4. Which famous fashion accessories House first started as leather goods shop in Florence in 1921? 5. Uncle Pai is associated with which once roaringly successful publishers of children’s literature? 6. Which international airline uses the slogan "Smooth As Silk" in its advertisements? 7. Which TV programme currently aired in India, is sponsored by a) Colgate b) Bajaj c) Dettol and d) LG? 8. Who are the maker of the soft contact lens "Accuvue"? 9. Named "Manager of the Century" by the business magazine ‘Fortune’, he was recently in India? Who is he? 10. The "Three Golden Balls" is the traditional symbol of which class of businessmen, especially in Europe? 11. Which is the largest ‘unlisted’ company in India in terms of turnover? 12. What watchmaker sells an environment-friendly brand of watches called "Eco Drive"? 13. The useful thumb rule in Economics, "Bad money drives out the good" goes by what name? 14. What is film Production Company owned by the Hollywood star Dustin Hoffman? 15.What famous place in New York gets its name from the original location of a stockade built by the Dutch in 1653 to keep out the attacking English colonists and Red Indians? 16. Which famous TV personality owns a film production company called Harpo Films? Look hard at the name, may be you can decipher the answer. 17. The person next-in-command to the CEO is often referred to as the ‘Upper Roger’. From what Indian (Sanskrit) word does this phrase come? 18. Some aeroplanes of which airline sported Meera Mehta’s "Paithan Sari Motif"on their tails for sometime? 19. Who or what is a MAMBA? 20. Under what brand name is the compound "sidenafil citrate’ sold by the pharma company, Pfizer? 21. What ‘social expression’ company (if I may coin a phrase) was started by the 18 year old Joyce Hall in 1910? 22. Which is the biggest toy retail chain in the world? 23. Here’s a Dot-buster: Which award-winning net-based furniture selling company, despite being backed by Amazon.com, filed for bankruptcy, recently?

24. What is the name given to software developed exclusively for use by infants and toddlers? 25. What major currency is known as ‘Greenbacks’ in slang? 26. Who is the only Asian to be included in Sunday Times list of " The Wealthiest 200 in Britain since 1066"? 27. R Gopalan who is basking in the limelight for his role as a the official emissary in the Raj Kumar Kidnapping case, is the editor of which Tamil Magazine? 28. What we know as Maruti Zen was launched worldwide by Suzuki in the 90’s under what name? 29. Zee Movies is contemplating a co-branding exercise in collaboration with which major Hollywood Film studio? 30. Ashok H Advani is the publisher of which business magazine? 31. Lord Raj Kumar Bagri is the first non-Briton Chairman of what mercantile organization 32. You’ve heard of BSA motorcycles and surely seen BSA bicycles on Indian roads. What does BSA stand for? 33. What brand of Firestone tyres is creating an uproar in the USA, for causing many fatalities on the highway because of a manufacturing defect? 34. He appears in a series of books which made publishing history, and he is the most famous pupil of the "Hogwart’s Witchcraft School". Who is this fictional character? 35. To which fashion house did the minister Maneka Gandhi address her remark, "The skin of the python is no less precious to the snake than fur is to the fox"? 36. The ‘Calatrava Cross’ is the emblem of which coveted brand of Swiss watch? 37. What famous sports goods company did Phil Knight and Bill Boweman launch in 1964? 38. Which Indian textile brand proudly proclaims "Since 1925"in its advertisements? 39. Which famous hospital chain of India sells an accident insurance cover called "Dost’? 40. What product is associated with the Colombian mascot "Juan Valdez"? 41. Which newspaper baron started his career by launching the "Adelaide Herald" when he was just 23years old? 42. The Hollywood horror flick "Crocodile 2 – Death Roll" was recently shot in which film studio in India? 43. ‘The Striding Man’ is the logo of which best selling brand of scotch whiskey? 44. In his recent visit to New Delhi, in which 5 star Hotel did Bill Gates stay? 45. What automobile, still seen on the roads with minor variations, did Ferdinand Porsche develop under the behest of Adolf Hitler? 46. Mumbai-born Fareed Zackaria has been appointed the editor of which international newsmagazine? 47. Which textile company of India is head quartered at "Neville House"?

48. What useful and innovative computer accessory did Douglas Engelbert invent in 1968? 49. At long last the Department of Telecommunications (DoT, for short) has been transformed in to a corporation. What is its name in its new avatar? 50. What ingredient of chewing gum comes from the South American sapodilla tree? 51. Which Indian confectioneries brand and Times Warner are involved in a legal wrangle over the 'Bunny' logo? 52. What is the consulting firm recently acquired by the electronics giant Hewlett-Packard? 53. What pharma company markets the 'Ayurvedic Concepts' range of health products? 54. What Hyderabad based company has been contracted by Cantor Index plc to supply giant- sized, inflatable images of the latest contenders to American Presidency-Bush and Gore? 55. What internationally famous sports apparel company was started in the 1930's by a champion tennis-player of France? 56. Prime Minister AB Vajpayee under went knee surgery in which Mumbai hospital? 57. According to 'BBC's Moneytalk' which German brand is ranked No. 1 amongst car audio products? 58. Who was chosen to be the first and only recipient in India of the choicest, limited edition champagne 'Espirit du Siecle'? 59. Which Hollywood star and brand ambassador of Omega watches was recently in India to meet the Dalai Lama? 60. What tourist attraction in London, designed by Sir Richard Rogers especially for the millennium, is in grave financial crisis because of its failure to attract enough visitors? 61. OM Gruppen of Sweden is in the news for wanting to takeover of all things which European stock exchange? 62. Carlos Ghosn, living up to his sobriquet of 'Le Cost-Killer', is putting which ailing Japanese carmaker on the road to recovery? 63. In the mesmerically popular TV Game show Kaun Banega Crorepati, the prize money is issued on the cheques of which bank? 64. What redoubtable Swiss watchmaker markets a range of metal-cased watches under a clever and ironic name of "Irony"? 65. In the world of Food and Agriculture what does the acronym GM stand for? 66. The indigenously produced Hepatitis b vaccine called Shanvac B, which is giving the multinationals a run for their money, is produced by which company? 67. Sierra Leone is now always in the news for the bloody civil war which is raging there. Otherwise it was known for its highly lucrative export trade in which mineral? 68. What 'wireless' technology, which has almost become a buzzword, is named after an ancient Viking chief? 69. What is the new name of the TV channel TNT, after its recent rechristening? 70. Sumantra Ghoshal has been appointed the founding Dean of which fledgling Business School?

71. Arun Bajoria's takeover threat was targeted at which company? 72. Which Bank has launched the "India Millennium Deposits" to mobilize resources of NRI’s? 73. The quality enforcing technique of 'Six Sigma' was first introduced by which American company? 74. Which airline uses the slogan "Be Good to Yourself" in its ads? 75. What is the expensive delicacy obtained from the fish sturgeon especially found in the Caspian Sea? 76. What is the name of the new generation fuel cell car recently developed by GM? 77. Which large chaebol, now in dire straits, was started by five friends in 1979 to manufacture and export garments? 78. Which Dutch brewery is ranked as the biggest producer of beer in Europe? 79. What prized and exclusive cars are manufactured in Malvern Link, North west of London? 80. In collaboration which Bollywood star is 'Emami' proposing to launch a range of Ayurvedic personal care products? 81. What is the name of the alliance formed by airlines such as Delta, Air France, Aero Mexico and Korean Air? 82. Which Budapest-born American CEO's biography is entitled "Swimming Across"? 83. Who is the 'person of Indian origin' who was hailed by the online magazine 'Valley Talk' as "the most successful Venture Capitalist of all time"? 84. Consequent upon a long drawn out family feud, what is the new name assumed by Andersen Consulting? 85. Italy's Monte Paschi di Seine, established in 1472, has the distinction of being the oldest of its kind. What is it? 86. Which advertising legend is supposed to have advised, "If you have nothing to say, sing it!" 87. Hans Wilsdorf, a German who set up his business in Switzerland, and later moved to London became the founder of which famous brand of watches? 88. Touted as one of the most useful inventions of this century, it was invented by George Mestral after he noticed burr sticking to his clothes on his return from a walk in the woods. What is it? 89. What is the 'highest scoring partnership' in cricket, which became a world famous brand of cigarettes? 90. Unit Trust's recent intention of terminating what scheme has caused public outcry and a lot of litigation? 91.Which mobile phone manufacturer is popularizing mobile-telephone etiquette with its 'mobile manners' campaign? 92.Which Indian TV channel owned the transmission rights for the 50th Miss World contest held in the Millennium Dome in London?

93. Bajaj auto is setting up a two wheeler assembly line in which South American country? 94.Merino, one of the finest types of wool, is associated with which country? 95.In the heyday of nationalization, which PSU emerged from the amalgamation of ESSO and Caltex? 96.What biscuit in McVittie's range was originally developed by Sir Alexander Grant in the 1890's? 97.In the world of TV transmission technology, what does the much-talked about acronym DTH stand for? 98.With what product would you associate the well-known designs such as 'American Tank' and 'Tank Francaise'? 99.Which Indian packaging company has taken over a firm called 'Propack' in China? 100.What is the internationally known brand of ice-cream co- promoted by an ex-hippie named Ben Cohen? 101.In what make of car did the couple from Calcutta, MS Choudhary and his wife Neena, achieve the record for first circumnavigation of the world? 102.What international brand of cigarette is named after a ritzy street in London? 103.Which is the biggest Petroleum Company in the world? 104.Nazomi 503, is the fastest of its kind in the world. What is it? 105.Dhunji Rana was the model for what enduring and macho icon in Indian advertising? 106. Who is the hotshot executive of Indian origin with PepsiCo, who appears in the Fortunes list of 50 most powerful women in corporate America? 107. What is the prized sports drink in the Quaker Oat's portfolio which makes merger with it so desirable to suitors like Coke, Pepsi or Danone? 108. What is the Danish Electronics Company famed for producing 'haute couture' stuff in areas like Stereos, Televisions and Telephones? 109. What internationally famous brand of shoes is named whimsically after a rural American dish made from corn, fed to pet dogs? 110. "Beeps" and "Peeps' were the experimental prototypes of what legendary hard terrain vehicle? 111. Tidel Park, yet another of those prestigious complexes housing software firms, is associated with which city? 112. What invention was called the Lover's Telegraph" when first exhibited in Philadelphia, 1876? 113. What now universally popular food item was called "Food of the Gods", by Linnaeus the eminent naturalist of the nineteenth century? 114. Which aircraft manufactures the A3XX superjumbo, slated to be the biggest civilian aircraft? 115. What international brand of shirts, marketed in India too, is observing 150 years of existence? 116. The Dynatac made in the1970's was the first of its kind. What is this product which became extremely visible in India only in the mid 90's?

117. What was the epoch-making book written in the 60's by Rachel Carson, which awakened the world to the dangers of environmental pollution but incurred the wrath of industrial giants like Dupont? 118. What car being sold in India celebrated its first birthday recently with a birthday song sung especially for it by Shankar (Breathless) Mahadevan? 119. What hard liquor traditionally made from potatoes, literally means 'Little Water' in the native tongue? 120. What French sports fashion house has begun to sell India inspired knitwear kurta-pajamas successfully? 121. What large India retail chain proudly describes itself as 'The Family Store' in its advertisements? 122. Everyone has heard of the catchphrase "Intel Inside". But who authored a book entitled "Inside Intel"? 123. What brand of 'cold cream', also available in India, derives its name from a latin word meaning 'snow white'? 124. In Mumbai's underworld slang the word 'kavva' refers to what handy communication device? 125. With what cigarette brand (now gone up in smoke, I'm afraid), would you associate the once ubiquitous slogan "For Men of Action-- Satisfaction"? 126. What do you call the style of selling where the bid price goes down progressively until the deal is closed? 127. With which Management Guru of Indian Origin would you most associate the phrase "Core Competence"? 128. What is the popular (though not available in India) low calorie soft drink produced by Coca Cola, having a three letter name? 129. What expensive and legendary brand of cars is supposedly named after the founder of Dertroit the car manufacturing capital of the world? 130. Which company started by Jim Clark has its headquarters at 'Mountain View'? 131. What is name of the range of bestselling digital cameras manufactured by Sony? 132. In UK, what brand of beer is most preffered as an accompaniment to India food? 133. What potent liquor, also known a 'the Green Fairy', is extracted from wormwood? 134. What invention, in its early years, was described as 'the horse that never says nay'? 135. Back to acronyms. What does the first three letters of 'Sun Microsystems' stand for? 136. A Navigator could mean many things. But a company has launched a toothbrush called Navigator. Which company are we talking about? 137. Tata Finance has launched a credit card with a tie up with which credit card company? 138. Kabhi Dekha Hai Aisa TV? Big Picture! Big Sound! .... Onida. Which ad agency created this award winning advertisement? 139. Which company has the advertising punchline, "The Power To Create"?

140. The movies Mohabbatein, Raju Chacha and Mission Kashmir had breath-taking special effects. Name the company that created these effects. 141. Which company makes Ujala? 142. If you can't beat them, join them. Which clock company has decided to shift base to China so that it remains competitive? 143. An Indian businessman has been named among Businessweek's top entrepreneurs for 2000. Name him. 144. The beautiful Ekta Kapoor, daughter of film star Jeetendra, is a highly successful producer of television serials. Name her company. 145. We all know what bulls and bears do. What would sheep do in the stock market? 146. Which media group (you have to name the company, not the newspaper) has launched India's first electronic newspaper, or e-paper? 147. Nescafe has two coffee brands. One is Nescafe Classic and the other is? 148. The Human Genome Project has been in the news because government agencies and private sector companies have been racing to become the first to decipher the human genome. Name the private sector company which was in this race? 149. For which electronics brand does Rahul Dravid model? 150. Ceat. This tyre company gives the cricket ratings. To which group does this company belong?

1. Food Corporation of India 2. Toyota 3. Hyderabad 4. Gucci 5. Amar Chitra Katha 6. Thai 7. Kaun Banega Crorepati 8. Johnson & Johnson 9. Jack Welch 10. Pawnbrokers 11. Maruti Udyog 12. Ciitizen 13. Greshams Law 14. Punch Productions 15. Wall Street 16. Oprah Winfrey 17. Yuva Raja 18. British Airways 19. Middle Aged Middlebrow Acheiver 20. Viagra 21. Hallmark 22. Toys R US 23. Living.Com 24. Lapware 25. US Dollars 26. L. N. Mittal 27. Nakkheeran 28. Alto 29. MGM 30. Business India 31. London Metal Exchange 32. Birmingham Small Arms 33. Wilderness 34. Harry Potter 35. Calvin Klein 36. Patek Phillippe 37. Nike 38. Raymond’s 39. Apollo 40. Coffee 41. Rupert Murdoch 42. Ramoji Film City 43. Johnny Walker 44. Maurya Sheraton 45. Volkswaggen 46. Newsweek 47. Bombay Dyeing 48. The Mouse 49. Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited 50. Chicle 51. Nutrine

ANSWERS 52. Pricewaterhouse Coopers

53. Himalaya Drugs Company 54. Unique Inflatables 55. Lacoste 56. Breach Candy 57. Blaupunkt 58. Prannoy Roy 59. Pierce Brosnan 60. Millennium Dome 61. London Stock Exchange 62. Nissan Motors 63. ICICI Bank 64. Swatch 65. Genitically Modified 66. Shantha Biotechnics 67. Diamonds 68. Bluetooth 69. TCM 70. Indian School Of Business, Hyderabad 71. Bombay Dyeing 72. State Bank Of India 73. Motorola 74. The Emirates 75. Caviar 76. Hydrogen 77. Daewoo 78. Heinneken 79. Morgan 80. Madhuri Dixit 81. Sky Team 82. Andy Grove 83. Vinod Khosla 84. Accenture 85. Bank 86. David Ogilvy 87. Rolex 88. Velcro 89. 555 90. Rajyalakshmi 91. Nokia 92. Zee 93. Brazil 94. Australia 95. Hindustan Petroleum 96. Digestive 97. Direct To Home 98. Watches 99. Essel 100. Ben & Jerry

101. Contessa Classic 102. Pall Mall 103. Shell 104. Train 105. Zodiac Man 106. Indra Nooyi 107. Gatorade 108. Bang & Oluffsan 109. Hush Puppies 110. Jeep 111. Chennai 112. Telephone 113. Chocolate 114. Airbus Industry 115. Arrow 116. Mobile (Cell) Phone 117. The Silent Spring 118. Ford Ikon 119. Vodka 120. Lacoste 121. Pantaloon's 122. Tim Jackson 123. Nivea 124. Cellular Phone 125. Scissors 126. Dutch Auction 127. C. K. Prahlad 128. Tab 129. Cadillac 130. Netscape 131. Mavica 132. Cobra 133. Absinthe 134. Bicycle 135. Stanford University Network 136. Colgate 137. American Express 138. Oglivy And Mather (O&M) 139. Epson 140. Western Outdoor 141. Jyothi Labs 142. Ajanta Quartz 143. Sunil Mittal (Bharti Telecom) 144. Balaji Telefilms 145. Follow The Leader 146. Living Media India Ltd 147. Sunrise 148. Celera Genomics 149. Thomson 150. RPG Enterprises

1. Pepsico has acquired which American food and drink company recently, which Coca Cola had also bid for but rejected by its board? (a) Kellogg's b) Quaker Oats c) Cadbury Schweppes d) General Milks 2. Who became the first woman to head a Fortune 500 company (The Washington Post) after her husband’s death? a) Linda Goodman b) Nancy Eldridge c) Katherine Graham d) Denise Albrecht 3. Which of the following figures is nearest to the Non-Performing Assets (NPAs) of banks in 1999-2000? a) Rs. 52,000 crore b) Rs. 46,000 crore c) Rs. 67,000 crore d) Rs. 75,000 crore 4. What does SMS stand for in the communications industry? a) Sharp Microchip Service b) Simple Messaging and Start-up c) Simple Messaging Service d) Short Messaging System 5. Match the following top four Bangalore’s businessmen with the companies they own: I. Narayan Murthy i) Infosys II. Azim Premji ii) Kids Kemp III. Vijay Mallaya iii) Wipro IV. Ravi Melwani iv) UB group a) I-i, II-ii, III-iii, IV-iv b) I-i, II-iii, III-ii, IV-iv c) I-i, II-iii, III-iv, IV-ii d) I-i, II-iv, III-iii, IV-ii 6. Why was the website, “Wahindia.com” in the news recently? a) it launched a new service b) it laid off some of its employees c) it announced its closure d) it decided to become an ISP 7. Who, among the following, is the President of the World Bank? a) James Wolfensohn b) Michael Camadeuss c) Michael Bonsignore d) Robert Bishop 8. Which television channel has started ‘Kaun Banega Kangal’ as a spoof of ‘Kaun Banega Crorepati?' a) Start TV b) Sony TV c) Channel V d) MTV 9. Which of the following banks has launched credit card co-branded with HSBC? a) SBI b) PNB c) Bank of Baroda d) Canara Bank 10) What is ‘Red Hat’? a) a fashion accessory b) a danger signal in shipping industry c) a medicine for AIDS d) a company owned by Linux, the free operating system for computers 11) Which company uses the punchline “Applying thought”? a) LML b) IBM c) Wipro d) Compaq 12) Name the company formed by film star Shah Rukh Khan for a variety of business interests? a) SRK.com b) Shah Rukh & Co. c) SRKWORLD d) Dreamz 13) Who, among the following, has been selected as ‘Businessman of the year 2000’ by Business India magazine? a) Narayan Murthy b) Azim Premji c) Mukesh Armbani d) Kumarmangalam Birla 14) Which company has launched personalised CDs under the brand "Hamara CD”? a) Polydor b) EMI c) HMV d) GPI 15) Which advertising agency has created the advertisements for “Color Plus”?

a) O & M b) HTA c) Rubecon d) Euro RSCG 16. Who designed the Nike logo ‘Swoosh’ in 1971 and how much was she paid for it? 16. Caroline Davidson, a college student. She was paid $35 for it. 17. ‘Tony the Tiger’ is the mascot for which product? 17. Kellog’s Frosties. 18. What is the claim to fame of Miral Durlabhji in the world of Indian Advertising? 18. He played the Junior Onida Devil 19. “If You don’t have to answer to anyone, what would you do’ is the tag line for what? 19. Harley Davidson 20. Wrigley’s once distributed one million pieces of this company’s product as handouts for a sales promotion. What product and which company? 20. Gillette and the Disposable Shaving Razor 21. What is the Quickie P 300? 21. The brand of wheelchair that Christopher Reeve uses following his accident 22. Invented in the 1920s, by C.L.Briggs, in Missouri, this product contained Lithium salts and was initially called ‘Bib-label Lithiated Lemon Lime Soda’. What? 22. UP 23. Apart from speeds of aircraft, what is the Mach 3? 23. Gillette’s new razor that contains 3 blades 24. What are ‘Toast in New York’, ‘Mad about Mauve’, ‘Raisin’ rage’? 24. Shades of Revlon Lipstick 25. ‘Work Less, do more’ is the tag line for what? 25. Microsoft Office 97 26. Placido Domingo, Jose Carreras and Luciano Pavorotti appear in an ad for an airline. Name the airline and the service advertised. 26. Japanese Airlines and Executive Class 27. ‘A Cigarette is a perfect type of perfect pleasure’ was BAT’s first punchline. To whom are the above words attributed? 27. Oscar Wilde 28. Who started Naturence Research Labs? 28. Manoj Prabhakar 29. In the 1960s girls carried a penny in their shoes lest their dates failed to drop them home. What product got its name from this? 29. Penny Loafers 30. Which is the official footwear of the Woodstock music festival? 30. Burkinstock Sandals 30. How do we better know the company J.W.Foster and Co.? 30. Reebok

31. Sears Roebuck and Co., the retailing giant started selling products through mail order. What was the first product sold through mail order? 31. Quartz Watches 32. Launched in 1935 as a chocolate crisp, it was later renamed after an 18th century London Club. Name the product. 32. Kit-Kat 33. In the book ‘Around the World in 80 Days’, Phileas Fogg withdraws 20000 Guineas from a bank. Name the bank. 33. Barings’ Bank 34. What did Timothy Leary brand as LSD of the future? 34. The Internet 35. Singer Sewing Machines was the first company to introduce a highly innovative marketing tool. What was it? 35. Buying goods through installment schemes. 36. In the movie ‘Forrest Gump’, Tom Hanks is frequently shown drinking a particular drink. Which one? 36. Dr. Pepper 37. “Nov 7,1912 July 3,1996 I’ve lost my voice” What is the significance of this ad? 37. This was the Air India ad given out after the death of Bobby Kooka. The first date was when Air India was founded as Tata Airlines by J R D Tata. The second date was the death of Booby Kooka. 36. Which famous cricketer endorsed Colman’s Mustard? 36. W G Grace 37. Who was the Time Man of the Year 1997? 37. Andy Grove, former Intel CEO 38. The first product made by this company was a car record player. They gave themselves a name similar to the name of the market leader in record players in those days. Today, this company has a worldwide presence and is known as a premier communications company. Name the company? 38. Motorola 39. Mitchell Kapor, a Bostonian, is a teacher of Transcendental Meditation and a Buddhist. In 1988, he started a foundation for electronic free speech. But he is the founder of a well-know company. Which one? 39. Lotus 40. An American inventor Herman Hollerith devised an electromechanical counting machine that used punched cards to tabulate the results of the 1890 United States census. The firm that grew out of this business eventually became which familiar company? 40. IBM (international Business Machines) 41. Nolan Bushnell launched the video game industry with the founding of a company that took its name from the Japanese game of "Go" where the word is used to warn an opponent that he is in danger of losing. Name the Company? 41. Atari 42. In the Internet lingo, if someone advised you to 'RTFM', what is he telling you to do?

42. Read the F***ing Manual 43. What is a three-finger exercise? 43. Pressing Ctrl+Alt+del on the Keyboard (cold reboot) 44. Why did Intel call the successor to the 486 Processor series "Pentium", instead of using a combination of digits as they had always done? 44. Because Numbers cannot be trademarked. 45. He shares his first name with a character in "Peanuts" and he is known as the person who wrote Linux. Who? 45. Linus Torvalds 46. If you find yourself in an Infinite Loop in the Bay area, where would you be? 46. Apple’s HQ 47. What is the section of Yahoo that is dedicated to kids called? 47. Yahooligans 48. What are "Bells & Whistles"? 48. Features in a software that are of cosmetic value only. 49. A program that automatically sends a default reply to the senders of incoming email messages is called? 49. Auto Responders or Vacation Responders 50. Which Bangalorean started the free e-mail service "Hotmail"? 50. Sabeer Bhatia 51. It is the name of a very famous river in South America. However, Amazon is also known in the wired world for what? 51. The largest bookstore in the Universe 52. What is electronic money known as in common internet parlance? 52. Cybercash 53. It is not something that you'd like to eat even if you were stranded in an island with adequate supplies of it. However, which unpopular food item is also the term used to describe unwanted mail sent to a mass of e-mail addresses to advertise products or services? 53. Spam 54. What is DPI in computer printing terminology? 54. Dots per inch 55. What is the term for a small, book-sized computer with a screen that allows you to read the digitized text of a book complete with a touch-sensitive screen and stylus that let you highlight, annotate, or bookmark the book? 55. An e-book. 56. Before the World Wide Web, what was the system for finding and displaying document files stored on the Internet. It was named for the mascot of the college where it was developed, the University of Minnesota? 56. Gopher 57. Which company started in a garage in Palo Alto received its first order from Disney, the making the film Fantasia, for Oscillators?

57. Hewlett Packard 58. What do we call software that has become so loaded with features that it practically takes up all of a computer's hard disk and requires much too much of its RAM to run? 58. Bloatware 59. Who is called the father of computing for his contribution to the basic design of the Computer through what he called the analytical engine? 59. Charles Babbage 60. DVD, the new technology that looks like a CD-ROM but holds over 4.7 Gb of data (can hold a full length movie) stands for? 60. Digital Versatile Disc 61. Who is a 404? (clue : The Internet) 61. A clueless person, from the www error message "404 not found" 62. Which word, meaning both "an opportunistic Computer hacker" and science Fiction dealing with future urban societies dominated by computers" was coined by writer Bruce Bethke? 62. Cyberpunk 63. What is a program that is disguised as useful software but which actually crashes your harddisk called? 63. Trojan Horse 64. What is Spanish for a "tall pole"?(clue : ask the Document Company) 64. Palo Alto 65. In the field of Computers, the statement "the power of a microprocessor doubles every 18 months...." is better known as? 65. Moore’s Law 66. Name the first Indian product to be put up (earlier this week) on Microsoft's Site Builder Network site? Hint - it is a customised customer e-mail manager 66. Bangalore-based Aditi Technologies’ Talisma. 67. What was Project Memphis? 67. Code name for the development of Windows 98. Project Chicago was Windows 95. 68. M.H.Hasham lost his family business of rice exports when the Govt. nationalised it in 1940. Unfazed he plunged into the oil business setting up Western India Vegetable Products in 1945. At the time of partition he was invited by Mohd. Ali Jinnah to join his ministry in Pakistan. He refused and chose to stay on in India. His company did not grow too much and at the time of his death in 1967 had just two fairly successful Vanaspati brands Sunflower and Camel. Which company? 68. WIPRO 69. Why did Homi Sethna of TOMCO name India’s first detergent bar, 501? 69. All the soaps at that time were imported from England and came in batches of 500. Homi Sethna was instrumental in launching India’s first ever detergent bar and in order to drive the point home to the British he named it 501. 70. Which company was founded by Frank A. Seiberling and his brother Charles in 1900. Its main product was lined with long staple cotton? 70. Good Year

71. Why is IBM called the ‘Big Blue’? 71. IBM built its reputation on customer service. It had an army of blue suited salesmen who swarmed all over the US. Therefore it got the name Big Blue 72. This brand was launched in India with one of the largest advertising budgets – Rs. 15 Crore which was 60% of its turnover. 1.5 Crore of this was used to buy up 5 minutes of airtime on the same day at the same time on every TV Channel thus accomplishing for the first time in India, what in advertising jargon is known as a ‘road block’. Which brand? 72. Real Value vacuumiser. 73. Revlon was founded by Charles Revson. Then why is it called Revlon? 73. The ‘L’ was added in honour of the nail polish supplier Charles Lachman. 74. The 1900 Corporation, USA introduced a product under a brand name which became a huge success. The company soon adopted the brand name as the name of the company. Which company? 74. Whirlpool 75. In 1980, Rolls Royce launched their ‘Silver Spirit’ model highlighting a particular feature. What feature and why? 75. David Ogilvy’s ad for the Rolls Royce had the adline ‘At 60 miles per hour, the only sound comes from the clock’. The team of engineers who designed the car were not impressed that the clock made a noise. So Rolls Royce worked on installing a noise free digital clock that was soundless and installed it in the ‘Silver Spirit’. This was the feature that was highlighted. 76. One morning in 1935, a small time businessman Bishandas Basil hit upon the idea of setting up a sewing machine factory in Calcutta. He thus set up Jay Engineering Works. The machines went on to become a huge success. What name were the machines sold under and why? 76. It was called Usha after Bishandas’s daughter. 77. This person named his company’s leading brand after his nephew, the son of his brother Ramniklal. What brand and who? 77. Vimal and Dhirubhai Ambani 78. ‘I have 3 priorities – God, family and __________, and at work these get reversed’. So said the founder of this famous company. 8 months after he died his company sold its 50 billionth product and dislodged Sears Roebuck to enter the Dow Jones 30 Index. Name the founder and the company. 78. Ray Kroc and McDonald’s. 79. In the Ford Escort ad featuring Leander Paes he drinks a particular soft drink and has two books in the car. Name all three. 79. 7 Up, Joseph Heller’s Catch 22 and Jack Higgins’ Thunderpoint. 80. In 1884, a practicing and self-dispensing doctor in Calcutta, Dr. S.K.Burman launched three ayurvedic machines. The medicines were sold on a ‘value for money plank’ and were sent to patients through VPP. Two of the brands he launched were Juri Tap, an anti-malarial and Plaguin for Plague. He also launched a third brand, which was a digestive and exists even today. Later a company which was named in his honour took over the brands. Name the doctor and the company. 80. The doctor was Dr. S.K.Burman. He was affectionately called Daktar Burman by the locals thus giving the company the name Dabur. The third brand was Pudin Hara. 81. Who on whom – ‘If he was a plumber, he would control all the water in the world and force anyone who wants a drop of the precious liquid to cut a deal with him’. 81. Larry Ellison, CEO of Oracle on Bill Gates

82. The owner of this well known Indian brand once worked as a lab assistant at the Lalbhai Group’s New Cotton Mills, followed y the Gujarat Govt.’s Dept. of Mining and Geology. In his free time he would manufacture his product, which he sold door-to-door on Sundays for Rs. 3 a Kg. While his nearest competitor sold it at Rs. 15. Who and what? 82. Karsanbhai Patel and Nirma. 83. In 1994, IBM ran a campaign whose punchline was ‘Flight 4.0 to Chicago is delayed’. What was IBM referring to? 83. Microsoft’s delay in launching Windows 95 (Windows 4.0 officially) which was codenamed ‘Chicago’. 84. What was the contribution of Caroline Davidson, a college student to the world of business in 1971? 84. She designed the Nike logo ‘Swoosh’ for which she was paid $35. 85. This company was founded by Joyce and brother Rolle. Together they developed one of the world’s largest art organisations with over 400 artists. What? 85. Hallmark Cards. 86. What is the claim to fame of Sergei Zyman in the marketing world? 86. He was behind the disastrous launch of ‘New Coke’ in 1984. 87. In 1947, Digamber Parasuram Dandekar, a small time entrepreneur was sitting in an Irani restaurant in Bombay, drinking tea. An advertisement caught his eye then. Inspired, he launched a brand which controls 60% of its market today. Which brand? 87. Camel and Camlin Stationery. He saw the ad for Camel cigarettes, which went ‘I would walk a mile for a Camel’. He started Camel Stationery and his first product was Camel Ink with the line ‘Camel Ink writes for mils and miles without a break’. 88. What did Nestle do in 1938, on the request of the Brazilian Govt.? 88. It invented ‘Instant Coffee’. 89. Which brand’s logo, in the form that it appears on it products, always weighs 0.38 gms and is the surest sign of the authenticity of the product? 89. Lacoste 90. In corporate jargon, what is ‘Cold Calling’? 90. Making an unsolicited call in person on a perspective customer to sell a product. 91. According to Business Week, when the New York trade center was bombed in 1993, a man by name Jim McIntyre led a group of people across 34 floors in total darkness to safety. What did he use for light? 91. A Times Indiglo watch. 92. The first wholly Indian made commercial was for Dalda Vanaspati. Who sang the jingle? 92. Talat Mehmood. 93. Which major Japanese company started in 1915 with the manufacture of pencils and only later moved on to the products that they are today famous for, also retaining the brandname of the pencils for all their products? 93. Sharp 94. In the UK, what is a ‘Pink Pound’? 94. Money earned from offering services or selling products to gays. 95. According to McDonald’s , what is the ‘Golden Arches theory of Conflict prevention’?

95. No country with McDonald’s has ever gone to war with each other. 96. Bill Gates and his team at Microsoft took a team of reporters into a submarine during a product launch. Why did Gates do this? 96. To show what it was like, to live in a ‘windowless world’. The product of course was Windows 97. In 1891, James C. Fargo, then President of a particular company went on a business trip to Europe. Fed up with a certain kind of hassle that he repeatedly faced, he asked the manager of the European branch of the company, Marcellus Berry, to devise a solution. What resulted? 97. Fargo had problems carrying money abroad. He could carry currency gold or non-negotiable drafts or letters of credits, all acceptable only at the banks they named. Berry came up with the idea of a cheque that could be signed and paid for on purchasing and again on encashment, thus allowing safe carrying anywhere the cheques were accepted. In other words, he invented Travellers’ Cheques. The company was American Express. 98. What is common to Aspirin, Cellophane, Corn flakes, Escalator, Kerosene, Nylon, thermos and Zipper? 98. Brand names that have become words in English language. 99. Which TELCO product is named after its long time chief Sumant Moolgaonkar? 99. The Tata Sumo 100. What was concocted by a pharmacist named Caleb D Bradham as a cure for dyspepsia? 100. Pepsi 101. What did a newly wed Johnson and Johnson employee named Earl G Dickson come up with in 1920 because his wife, who was inexperienced in the kitchen kept burning and cutting herself? 101. Band –Aid 102. Which Indian brand gets its name from the Latin word for ‘strength’ or ‘vigour’? 102. Vim detergent 103. Which Indian product was launched by ace magician Franz Hararay at a magic show in Delhi? 103. The TVS Spectra 104. Which soft drink, invented in the 1920s by C.L.Briggs in Price’s Branch, Missouri was originally called Bib-Label Lithianted Lemon Hearted Soda and was guaranteed to take the ‘ouch out of the grouch’? 104. 7-UP 105. The name of the cassette and record company TIPS is an acronym for what? 105. To Improve and Promote Singing 106. By 1861, this product, produced in USA, enjoyed higher sales abroad than in the USA. In Africa, salesmen had to customise the machine because the tribesmen wanted it to be noisier, because they believed ‘good iron made more noise’. Mahatma Gandhi described it as ‘One of the few useful things ever invented’. What? 106. The Singer Sewing Machine 107. What does the T in the name of the Indian entertainment conglomerate T-Series stand for? 107. Trishul 108. What do the letters ESPN in the name of the TV channel stand for? 108. Entertainment and Sports Programming Network

109. Which European supermarket chain opened their first Indian outlet in Bangalore and later sold out to the Tatas who renamed it ‘Westside’? 109. Littlewoods 110. What was designed by Umesh Rao, a young empoyee of the J. Walter Thompson advertising agency on an idea by Booby Kooka? 110. The Air India Maharaja 111. What do the letters in the names of the Indian corporate giants BPL and MRF stand for? 111. BPL – British Physical Laboratories, MRF – Madras Rubber Factory 112. What is common to MRF, Britannia, Elf, BPL? 112. All corporate giants who run sports academies in India viz. The MRF Pace Foundation at Chennai, The Britannia Amritraj Tennis Academy at Chennai, The Elf Vengsarkar Cricket Academy at Mumbai and the BPL Padukone Badminton Academy at Bangalore. 113. What according to the Indian government is the only 3 wheeler that you can drive without a license? 113. The Road Roller 114. Persis Khambatta and Protima Bedi both died on the same day. A month earlier they had been interviewed together on a Television show. Name the show and the host. 114. ‘Not a nice man to know’ hosted by Kushwant Singh on Star Plus 115. What name is derived from the Persian for ‘Huge sheet of water’? 115. India. Since the Persians couldn’t pronounce Sindhu, they referred to it as ‘the huge sheet of water’ or ‘India’. 116. Which animal is the largest member of the Pig family? 116. The Hippopotamus 117. This vehicle was used for all general purposes during the World Wars and it was said that it could do anything but talk. What? 117. The General Purpose Vehicle or the Jeep (from GP) 118. In Tirupati, the Hundi receives millions of rupees every year. What is the mythological reason for the Hundi to be there in the first place? 118. Once Vishnu was reborn on earth to take back Lakshmi who had come away after a fight. In that birth he needed money to marry her and he borrowed it from Kubera since he had none. Till today his devotees are helping him pay back the loan by contributing to the Hundi. 119. Nowadays, there is this trend of conducting marriages at weird locales, like on a plane. But, for a wedding conducted on a plane, the rule is that Sikh rites have to be followed even though it is a Hindu wedding. Why? 119. Because the Sikh rites of marriage don’t need the marriage to be conducted in the presence of Agni or fire. 120. Complete the lines – “Till earth and sky stand, presently at God’s great judgement seat, _____________”. 120. “East is East and West is West and the Twain shall never meet” from Rudyard Kipling’s ‘Ballads of the East and West’ 121. In the world of Children’s fiction, if you followed the directions “Second to the right and straight on till morning”, where would you go? 121. Neverland (Peter Pan)

122. The road outside the Chicago Art Institute in Chicago was originally called Michigan Avenue. Now it has been renamed after an Indian. Who? 122. Swami Vivekananda 123. Captain Haddock is the President of an organization called SSS. What odes SSS stand for? 123. Society of Sober Sailors 124. The chief architectural planner of the 1893 World Columbian Exposition in Chicago, David H. Burnham wanted to produce a homegrown structure that would rival the Eiffel Tower. He conducted a competition. The winner was George Washington Gale. What did he invent? 124. The Giant Wheel or the Ferris Wheel 125. What practice evolved when Eskimos murdered the captain of the ship Heartsease in 1612? 125. The practice of flying the flag at half-mast. 126. The San Francisco Chronicle described this person as having ‘the determination of Bjorn Borg, the grunt of Jimmy Connors and the laugh of Woody Woodpecker’. Who? 126. Monica Seles 127. In 1979, the Nobel Prize winners for medicine Sir Geoffrey Hounsfield and Allan Cormack were neither doctors nor physiologists. Why were they then awarded the Nobel Prize? 127. For inventing the CAT scan. 128. What, during the French Revolution, were called Liberty, Equality and Fraternity? 128. The King, Queen and Jack on a pack of cards. 129. Which is the most famous publication of the company Bennett and Coleman? 129. The Times of India 130. In 1935, Carl Van Ossietzsky, German journalist and pacifist won the Nobel Prize by beating a much more famous person whose nomination for the Prize was vehemently opposed by the British. Who? 130. Mahatma Gandhi 131. Sage Bhagiratha performed penance to bring Ganga to earth. Sage Kashyapa performed penance to bring which river to earth? 131. Saraswathi 132. Devonshire House is one of the most popular haunts of Bangaloreans. By what name is it better known? 132. Galaxy Theatre 133. She was the first winner of the Asian Women’s amateur Table Tennis title but is better known for her professional life. Who? 133. Kiran Bedi 134. The controversial movie ‘Fire’ is the first of director Deepa Mehta’s ‘Elements’ trilogy. Name the other two. 134. Earth and Water 135. Which two cricketers and singer have been signed on to endorse Coca Cola in addition to Saurav Ganguly and Javagal Srinath? 135. Robin Singh, Anil Kumble and Daler Mehndi 136. Which celebrity made her Hindi film debut in the small role of the wife of tribal Raghubir Yadav in the award winning ‘Massey Saheb’?

136. Arundhati Roy 137. Who was awarded the Bank of Sweden Prize for 1998? 137. Amartya Sen (The Bank of Sweden Prize is the Economics Nobel) 138. Recently a Dubai based company launched a range of perfumes called ‘SK’. After whom is it named? 138. Shahrukh Khan 139. In the world of comics whose mind ‘works faster than a computer’? 139. Chacha Chaudhary 140. Which Kannada movie won the National Award for Best Film in 1998? 140. Girish Kasaravalli’s ‘Thayi Saaheba’ 141. Where in Bangalore would you find the following words inscribed ‘Government’s work is God’s work’? 141. On the Vidhana Soudha 142. What is advertised with the line ‘Nothing else matters at nine’? 142. Star News 143. In the world of Indian classical music how are Lalitha and Haripriya better known? 143. Hyderabad Sisters 144. In the name of the popular computer iMAC, What does the ‘i’ stand for? 144. Internet 145. It was earlier called as ‘The Statuette’. How do we know it today? 145. The Oscar 146. Who or what did Shakespeare describe as ‘the green eyed monster’? 146. Jealousy 147. In the Mahabharata, other than the Kauravas who else had a hundred brothers? 147. Shakuni 148. Whose autobiography is titled ‘Wings of Fire’? 148. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam 149. Who edits the women’s magazine ‘New Woman’? 149. Hema Malini 150. Which cricketer is slated to star opposite Madhuri Dixit in a forthcoming film? 150. Ajay Jadeja

1. What was born in a pub in London during a barroom argument on which bird was the fastest in the British Isles? 1. The Guinness Book of Records 2. Which king, the son of Sage Pulyasta was an accomplished veena player and his royal flag bore it as his insignia? 2. Ravana 3. What according to the Indian government is the only 3 wheeler that you can drive without a license? 3. The Road Roller 4. Persis Khambatta and Protima Bedi both died on the same day. A month earlier they had been interviewed together on a Television show. Name the show and the host. 4. ‘Not a nice man to know’ hosted by Kushwant Singh on Star Plus 5. What name is derived from the Persian for ‘Huge sheet of water’? 5. India. Since the Persians couldn’t pronounce Sindhu, they referred to it as ‘the huge sheet of water’ or ‘India’. 6. Which animal is the largest member of the Pig family? 6. The Hippopotamus 7. This vehicle was used for all general purposes during the World Wars and it was said that it could do anything but talk. What? 7. The General Purpose Vehicle or the Jeep (from GP) 8. In Tirupati, the Hundi receives millions of rupees every year. What is the mythological reason for the Hundi to be there in the first place? 8. Once Vishnu was reborn on earth to take back Lakshmi who had come away after a fight. In that birth he needed money to marry her and he borrowed it from Kubera since he had none. Till today his devotees are helping him pay back the loan by contributing to the Hundi. 9. Nowadays, there is this trend of conducting marriages at weird locales, like on a plane. But, for a wedding conducted on a plane, the rule is that Sikh rites have to be followed even though it is a Hindu wedding. Why? 9. Because the Sikh rites of marriage don’t need the marriage to be conducted in the presence of Agni or fire. 10. Complete the lines – “Till earth and sky stand, presently at God’s great judgement seat, _____________”. 10. “East is East and West is West and the Twain shall never meet” from Rudyard Kipling’s ‘Ballads of the East and West’ 11. In the world of Children’s fiction, if you followed the directions “Second to the right and straight on till morning”, where would you go? 11. Neverland (Peter Pan) 12. The road outside the Chicago Art Institute in Chicago was originally called Michigan Avenue. Now it has been renamed after an Indian. Who? 12. Swami Vivekananda 13. Captain Haddock is the President of an organization called SSS. What odes SSS stand for? 13. Society of Sober Sailors

14. The chief architectural planner of the 1893 World Columbian Exposition in Chicago, David H. Burnham wanted to produce a homegrown structure that would rival the Eiffel Tower. He conducted a competition. The winner was George Washington Gale. What did he invent? 14. The Giant Wheel or the Ferris Wheel 15. What practice evolved when Eskimos murdered the captain of the ship Heartsease in 1612? 15. The practice of flying the flag at half-mast. 16. The San Francisco Chronicle described this person as having ‘the determination of Bjorn Borg, the grunt of Jimmy Connors and the laugh of Woody Woodpecker’. Who? 16. Monica Seles 17. In 1979, the Nobel Prize winners for medicine Sir Geoffrey Hounsfield and Allan Cormack were neither doctors nor physiologists. Why were they then awarded the Nobel Prize? 17. For inventing the CAT scan. 18. What, during the French Revolution, were called Liberty, Equality and Fraternity? 18. The King, Queen and Jack on a pack of cards. 19. Which is the most famous publication of the company Bennett and Coleman? 19. The Times of India 20. In 1935, Carl Van Ossietzsky, German journalist and pacifist won the Nobel Prize by beating a much more famous person whose nomination for the Prize was vehemently opposed by the British. Who? 20. Mahatma Gandhi 21. Sage Bhagiratha performed penance to bring Ganga to earth. Sage Kashyapa performed penance to bring which river to earth? 21. Saraswathi 22. Devonshire House is one of the most popular haunts of Bangaloreans. By what name is it better known? 22. Galaxy Theatre 23. She was the first winner of the Asian Women’s amateur Table Tennis title but is better known for her professional life. Who? 23. Kiran Bedi 24. The controversial movie ‘Fire’ is the first of director Deepa Mehta’s ‘Elements’ trilogy. Name the other two. 24. Earth and Water 25. Which two cricketers and singer have been signed on to endorse Coca Cola in addition to Saurav Ganguly and Javagal Srinath? 25. Robin Singh, Anil Kumble and Daler Mehndi 26. Which celebrity made her Hindi film debut in the small role of the wife of tribal Raghubir Yadav in the award winning ‘Massey Saheb’? 26. Arundhati Roy 27. Who was awarded the Bank of Sweden Prize for 1998? 27. Amartya Sen (The Bank of Sweden Prize is the Economics Nobel) 28. Recently a Dubai based company launched a range of perfumes called ‘SK’. After whom is it named?

28. Shahrukh Khan 29. In the world of comics whose mind ‘works faster than a computer’? 29. Chacha Chaudhary 30. Which Kannada movie won the National Award for Best Film in 1998? 30. Girish Kasaravalli’s ‘Thayi Saaheba’ 31. Where in Bangalore would you find the following words inscribed ‘Government’s work is God’s work’? 31. On the Vidhana Soudha 32. What is advertised with the line ‘Nothing else matters at nine’? 32. Star News 33. In the world of Indian classical music how are Lalitha and Haripriya better known? 33. Hyderabad Sisters 34. In the name of the popular computer iMAC, What does the ‘i’ stand for? 34. Internet 35. It was earlier called as ‘The Statuette’. How do we know it today? 35. The Oscar 36. Who or what did Shakespeare describe as ‘the green eyed monster’? 36. Jealousy 37. In the Mahabharata, other than the Kauravas who else had a hundred brothers? 37. Shakuni 38. Whose autobiography is titled ‘Wings of Fire’? 38. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam 39. Who edits the women’s magazine ‘New Woman’? 39. Hema Malini 40. Which cricketer is slated to star opposite Madhuri Dixit in a forthcoming film? 40. Ajay Jadeja 41. What was born in a pub in London during a barroom argument on which bird was the fastest in the British Isles? 41. The Guinness Book of Records 42. Which king, the son of Sage Pulyasta was an accomplished veena player and his royal flag bore it as his insignia? 42. Ravana 43. During the late 80s the Times of India group had launched a super premium tea brand which met with a quick death in the market. Name the brand. 43. Editor’s Choice 44. Which industrialist began his career ass an attendant for Burmah Shell Gas in Aden(Yemen)? 44. Dhirubhai Ambani 45. If IBM is the Big Blue, Coca Cola the Big Red, what is Big Black? 45. United Parcel Service

46. Whose first foray into business was the founding of the ‘Laugh-O-gram’ corporation in 1921 which went bankrupt barely two years later? 46. Walt Disney 47. Which company started as a playing card company in 1889 in Japan and literally means ‘Leave luck to Heaven’? 47. Nintendo 48. Which product was launched with the adline ‘It helps a school girl to maintain her complexion’? 48. Palmolive Soap 49. Which brand employs Mercury, the swift messenger of the Gods, a connotation of speed, as its trademark? 49. Good Year 50. The name of which Japanese company literally means ’50 Bells’? 50. Isuzu 51. In the mid 80s, the Beatles’ song ‘revolution’ was licensed for a TV commercial, the first time ever that a Beatles’ song had been licensed for advertising purposes. Name the brand 51. Nike 52. Which was the first commercial symbol to be displayed at Madame Tussaud’s wax museum? 52. The Singapore Girl of Singapore Airlines 53. Derived from the Japanese word for ‘great Prince’, it found its way into English, after foreigners mispronounced it, as something else which came to mean ‘a man of great wealth’. What word? 53. Tycoon from ‘taikon’ 54. Which company has its headquarters in Crewe, Cheshire, CWI, 3pl, England? 54. Rolls Royce 55. Who once advertised with the slogan ‘Nothing improvises the circulation of a magazine like a dirty picture’? 55. The Sportstar, the picture in question was the infamous ball tampering incident where Mike Artherton is seen pulling out some sawdust from his pocket and rubbing it on the ball 56. David Whitebread is a little known stage actor and part time model. What is he best known as? 56. The Onida Devil 57. Which ad agency keeps a bowl of fresh apples in the reception areas of its offices all over the world? 57. Leo Burnett 58. Which celebrity owns ‘Unsquashable Inc”? 58. Jahangir Khan 59. Who said ‘I have done more than anyone else to change the face of mankind’? 59. King Camp Gillette 60. Warner Communications & American Express paid Manhattan Design 1000 dollars to design a logo. What? 60. MTV logo

61. In the 1880s a person called Richardson sold this ointment in USA. It was named after his son-in-law. What? 61. Vicks 62. What is the Roman word for ‘To roll over’? 62. Conglomerate (Latin for Roll over is Volvo) 63. Which brand had the Israel Philharmonic Orchestra play at its Indian Launch? 63. Seagram 64. Which media baron was born Jan Ludwik Hoch and died under mysterious circumstances abroad his yacht ‘Lady Ghislaine’? 64. Robert Maxwell 65. Who recently launched a website ‘India 2002’? 65. Harshad Mehta 66. Which computer company recently taken over by Samsung, was founded in 1980 and derives its name from the combination of first letters of first names of the founders? 66. AST, from Albert Wong, Safi Qureshi and Tom Yuen 67. Who heads a Delhi based beauty company called ‘Naturence Research Labs’? 67. Manoj Prabhakar 68. Who actually built a bridge in Sri Lanka for the film ‘Bridge on the River Kwai’? 68. Larsen and Toubro 69. What US Presidential election campaign slogan was lifted in an Indian softdrink jingle to claim that a coke replacement had arrived? 69. ‘Happy days are here again’ by Thums Up 70. This brand of alcohol advertised abroad with the line ‘I thought the Kamasutra was an Indian restaurant until I discovered ________. Their ads also cautioned ‘Remember whatever happens do not over do it’. 70. Smirnoff 71. This brand manufactured by Kazuo Tazima gets its name from three words – Machine, Instrument, Optical. Which brand? 71. Minolta 72. Which company gets its name from a fruit which used to be exported to England from a Moroccan port? 72. Tangerine 73. Hasbro has a tie up with Funskool India to market its toys and games in India. Name the parent company of Funskool. 73. MRF 74. The ad featuring Moon Moon Sen’s daughter Riya Dev Varma for Nirma lime Soap looks very similar to the Liril ad. Could it be because it was directed by the same person? Who directed them? 74. Kailash Surendranath 75. Name the newspaper started by industrialist Vijaypath Singhania of the J.K. Group. 75. The Indian Post

76. What does TIMES stand for in the name of TIMES Television, the Television division of Bennett and Coleman Ltd. 76. Television for Information, Music, Entertainment and Sports 77. A Bombay based jewellery house launched a range of earrings called H.B. a couple of years ago. Why were they called H.B.? 77. After Henry Blofeld the popular cricket commentator known for his penchant for earrings 78. When Henry Ford died, amongst his last possessions was a test tube. What did it supposedly contain? 78. The last breath of Thomas Alva Edison 80. Which Indian businessman was part of the design team at Intel that designed the Intel 80486 microprocessor? 80. Rajeev Chandrasekhar of BPL 81. In which merchant bank did P.G.Wodehouse work for two years? 81. The Hong Kong and Shanghai Banking Corporation 82. To which company did the shipment of tea destroyed by the American colonists during the Boston Tea Party in 1773 belong? 82. The East India Company 83. What was advertised with the slogan “You press the button and we do the rest”? 83. Kodak 84. What is an unrhymed Japanese poem of 3 lines, containing 17 syllables called? It is also the name of an Indian saree range. 84. Haiku 85. Honda advertised in the 1960s with the line “You meet the nicest people on a Honda”. Which Indian automobiles advertised two decades later with the same line? 85. Kinetic Honda and Contessa 86. Which brand created a sensation by sticking a Ford Cortina to a billboard at a busy junction in London? 86. Araldite 87. During Wimbledon 1995 Pete Sampras and Andre Agassi played a mock tennis match at Trafalgar Square in London. Why? 87. To shoot a commercial for Nike 88. Which Indian brand combined the Coke and Pepsi ad slogans to come up with the line “The real thing is the choice of the new generations”? 88. London Pilsner Beer 89. What was launched in 1959 in Kansas by the Carney Brothers? 89. Pizza Hut 90. The highest ever wicket partnership in England was between Herbert Sutcliffe and Percy Holmes in 1923 against Essex in Leyton. How is this significant to the present day corporate world? 90. They scored 555 runs giving 555 cigarettes their name 91. Complete this line “There is but one cup to win, eleven proud people, twelve proud nations, lean to win the cup ________ .

91. Share the Magic 92. What food item was patented in 1830 and called ‘Dr. Miles compound Tomato extract’? 92. Tomato Ketchup 93. Which Indian clothing brand gets its name from Greek for ‘Circle of Animals’? 93. Zodiac 94. Which industrialist – Philanthropist donated $800,00 for the land on which the U.N. General Assembly has been built? 94. John D. Rockefeller Jr. 95. Ken Follett has written a book ‘On the wings of Eagles’ which deals with the true story of how 40 odd employees of an American Company EDS corporation escaped from Iran when caught in the Islamic Revolution. Who owns EDS and appears throughout the book? 95. Ross Perot 96. 17 year old Rudyard Kipling roamed India as Assistant Editor of the Civil and Military Gazette, Lahore. He then wrote ‘Soldiers Three’ a series of short tales that launched a pervasive, nation wide enterprise which exists to date. What? 96. The A.H.Wheeler publishing House and chain of bookstores 97. What is a ‘Sen’ in monetary terms? 97. 1/100th of a Yen 98. Which brand derives its name from the Japanese God of Mercy? 98. Canon from Kwanon 99. Following the super success of Food World, the Spencers Group has launched two other chains of superstores. Name them. 99. Music World and Health&Glow 100. Which Indian newspaper advertises with the line “Why settle for anything else”? 100. The Statesman 101. Ads for which Indian product feature the following – a raunchy novel titled ‘fantasies’, perfume and a registered postal package? 101. VIP Frenchie 102. Which Indian newspaper claims along with its price on the masthead that ‘One Paise goes to charity for every issue sold”. 102. The Afternoon Despatch and Courier 103. This was the classification of the highest quality of ships, by the Lloyds shipping Registrar of the world famous insurance association Lloyds. It has now become a phrase in the language meaning something of superior quality. What? 103. The term ‘A-1’ 104. Sachin Tendulkar was named after his brother Ajit's favourite music director. Who? 104. Sachin Dev (S D ) Burman 105. Who is known as the 'Terror of MM Hills'? 105. Veerapan 106. In which Indian city did Shivaji marry? 106. Bangalore

107. Which British General was responsible for the Jallianwala Bagh massacre? 107. General Dyer 108. What is the Sanskrit word for 'refined'? 108. Sanskrit 109. In telephone terminology what does ISD stand for? 109. International Subscriber Dialing 110. Which Indian author's first names are Rasipuram Krishnaswamy? 110. R.K.Narayan 111. Name the wife of Agni. 111. Swaha 112. By what name do we know the Hindi actor Rajiv Hari Om Bhatia better? 112. Akshay Kumar 113. Which place in Bangalore was originally known as South Parade? 113. Mahatma Gandhi Road 114. Two wards in the Tihar Jail in New Delhi were named after Indian cricketers by supercop Kiran Bedi. Who? 114. Sachin Tendulkar and Vinod Kambli 115. To avenge whose death did Bhagat Singh shoot and kill General Saunders? 115. Lala LAjpat rai 116. Why did Pakistan supposedly name its missile 'Ghauri'? 116. Because it thought India had named Prithvi after Prithviraj Chauhan 117. From which ancient Indian work do we get the lines 'Satyameva Jayate'? 117. Mandokya Upanishad 118. This product is manufactured only by one company - The Mysore Paints & Varnishes Ltd.What? 118. Voter's Indelible Ink 119. Whose ashes are supposedly stored at the Renkoji Temple in Japan? 119. Subhash Chandra Bose 120. Which actor and director both made their debut in the Kannada film 'Pallavi Anu Pallavi'? 120. Maniratnam and Anil KApoor 121. What is the name of the play by Girish Karnad dealing with Basavanna and his Sharanas? 121. Ghatashraddha 122. Who founded the Mysore Bank now known as the State Bank of Mysore? 122. Sir M. Vishweshvarayya 123. Who is the Indian God of Medicine? 123. Dhanvantri 124. Which of India's greatest freedom fighters got his name because his familywere originally sellers of perfume? 124. Gandhi from gandha

125. The Chipko movement was found to save trees from destruction. By what name was it known inKarnataka? 125. Appiko Movement 126. The letters that he wrote to his daughter from jail were published as a book 'Letters from afather to a daughter' . Name both. 126. Jawaharlal Nehru and Indira GAndhi 127. Which state has the distinction of having the most Jnanpith Award winners? 127. Karnataka 128. Who promotes Kannada theatre through his troupe called Rangayana? 128. B V Karanth 129. Which great writer and poet introduced and promoted the sport of Judo in India? 129. Rabindranath TAgore 130. Who wrote the book "The God of Small Things' which won the Booker Prize last year? 130. Arundhati Roy 131. Which international airline is named after the vahana of Lord Vishnu? 131. Garuda Indonesia 132. Subhash Chandra Bose renamed what as “Shaheed” and “Swaraj”? 132. The Andaman and Nicobar Islands 133. By what name was the women’s regiment of the INA known? 133. Rani Jhansi Regiment 134. Which political party was founded by Subhash Chandra Bose? 134. The Forward Bloc 135. Which nationalist slogan of India was coined by Netaji? 135. Jai Hind 136. In which city was the INA found? 136. Singapore 137. The Gadag Co-operative Society is the only one in the whole country licensed to manufacture what? 137. The National Flag 138. Which Kannada author wrote under the pen name ‘Srinivasa’? 138. Masti Venkatesha Iyengar 139. Why did Kempegowda name the two tanks he built in Bangalore as Kempambudhi and Dharmambudhi? 139. It was after his two wives 140. The GPO circle near Vidhana Soudha was renamed as Meese Thimmaiah Circle. Why? 140. In honour of the traffic constable ‘meese Thimmaiah’ who was killed in an mishap on duty 141. Where in Bangalore would you find the lines ‘Government’s work is God’s Work’? 141. On the Vidhana Soudha

142. The person who built Cubbon Park has something else named after himself in the city. Who? 142. Sankey Tank 143. If you went to a bar in Bombay and asked for a Sunil Gavaskar what would you get? 143. A bottle opener 144. What is the name of the jackal in Tinkle comics? 144. Chamataka 145. Pt. Ravishankar set ‘Saare jahan se achcha‘ to tune. Who wrote it? 145. Mohammed Iqbal 146. Which Kannada film won the National Award for Best Film this year? 146. Thayi Saaheba 147. Which Kannada writer said ‘Naane Kannadakke kaavalu naayi’? 147. B.M.Sri 148. Whom did the British refer to as “Typical Ass’ 148. T.P.Kailasam 149. Which Indian wrote a treatise on mathematics called ‘Lilavati’? 149. Bhaskaracharya 150. What in the Indian constitution is called the 52 second rule? 150. That the duration of the National Anthem is 52 seconds

1. What was renamed as Rajiv Gandhi National Park? 1. Nagarhole 2. She was the first woman president of the INC and the first woman Governor of India. Who? 2. Sarojini Naidu 3. He was the first Indian to be the member of the British Parliament and President of INC thrice. Who? 3. Dadabhai Naoroji 4. Her real name was Agnes Gonha Bojaxhiu. She won a Nobel Prize in 1979 and died in 1997 and before her death said ‘Love others as I have loved you’.Who? 4. Mother Teresa 5. The foremost Maratha patriot, his real name was Ramachandra Pandurang. He got his nickname from the fact that he was in charge of the firing of cannons. Who? 5. Tantya Tope 6. This place gets its name because it was here that Lakshmana cut of the nose of Shurpanakha. Which place? 6. Nasik 7. When Ravana set fire to Hanuman’s tail, he set fire to entire Lanka. How was the fire put out? 7. Ravana played the Amruthavarshini raga on his Veena and brought forth rain 8. What was the principle of peace and friendship enunciated by Nehru called? 8. Panchsheel 9. Two famous Indian cricketers starred in a movie called ‘Kabhi Ajnabi The’. Who? 9. Syed Kirmani and Sandeep Patil 10. According to Hindu myth who was the first mortal to die? 10. Yama 11. In the Mahabharatha other than the Kauravas who else had a 100 brothers? 11. Shakuni 12. Whose residence is called ‘Matushri’? 12. Bal Thackeray 13. What does the M.F. in M.F.Hussain’s name stand for? 13. Maqbool Fida 14. What well known verse is actually part of an over all poem titled ‘Bharat Vidhatha’? 14. Jana Gana Mana 15. Who sang the theme song of France’98? 15. Ricky MArtin 16. Whose last words were ‘Don’t worry, relax’? 16. Rajiv Gandhi 17. Who is the only Indian to win a Grand Slam title? 17. Mahesh Bhupati 18. Which place would be the Indian equivalent of the Pakistani Chagai Hills?

18. Pokhran 19. What is common to Clinic All Clear, Pepsi, Nippo, Reebok? 19. Rahul Dravid endorses all of them 20. Who made the popular T.V. serial Malgudi Days? 20. Shankar Nag 21. Who owns a little known software company in Bangalore called D’n’A Systems? 21. Anil Kumble 22. He calls his dog Chewbacca Khan. He won the Sword of Honour in the 12th std. At St. Columbus, Delhi. He made his debut on television as a soldier. Who? 22. Shahrukh Khan 23. In restaurants today, the computerised bill is heavily in use. The items are often abbreviated. If you found MS Dos written on your bill what would you have eaten? 23. Masala Dosa 24. Created by Tnoshiro Honda and Eiji Tsukusuya it was named after a workman at Toho studios in Tokyo. Radioactive and 164 foot high, it breathes fire and made its way to the cover of TIME and Newsweek in the 60s. What? 24. Godzilla 25. If you went to Ooty and asked for a "Filmi Chakkar" what would you get? 25. A tour of the locations where movies are shot in Ooty 26. This man's first direct contribution to the test field was a leg-break over where he gave nine runs. The place was Port of Spain in 1971. Who? 26. Sunil Gavaskar 27. Which vehicle has the registration no. NCC 1701? 27. Star Trek Enterprise 28. It is called the Hoysala in Bangalore. What is it in Mysore? 28. Garuda 29. What is the duck that appears on Channel 9's cricket scorecards called? 29. Waddles 30. What would you find at 1600, Pennsylvania Avenue? 30. The White House 31. Who is the daughter of Fred and Wilma Flintstone? 31. Pebbbles 32. It made its first appearance in the New York Times supplement in 1913. What? 32. The Crossword 33. He is the son of accomplished choreographer Sundaram Master. He made his first on screen appearanceas an extra in a song in the movie 'Agni Nakshatram'. Who? 33. Prabhudeva 34. What does the 31 in Baskin Robbins 31 signify? 34. That it is available in 31 favours

35. His residence is called "Neverland Ranch'. His autobiography is titled Moonwalk. Who? 35. Michael JAckson 36. What is common to Rajnikanth, Johnny Walker, John Major? 36. All were bus conductors at some point of time 37. In the Bofors case who was nicknamed 'Lotus'? 37. Rajiv Gandhi 38. His heir apparent Baby was killed a year ago. His brother Arjunan and his two associates Ayyandorai and Karanangalur Ramaswamy committed suicide. Who? 38. Veerappan 39. Which brand's new adline is 'I Can'? 39. Nike 40. Which cricketer is nicknamed 'Jammy' because his father used to work in Kissan? 40. Rahul Dravid 41. His middle name is Fauntleroy. His father's name is Quackmore. Who? 41. Donald Duck 42. He made his debut as a stunt double for Bruce Lee because Lee refused to jump from 30 feet for a sequence. Who? 42. Jackie Chan 43. Who is the only real life character to appear in Tintin comics? 43. Al Capone 44. Who was the target of the Jackal in the 'Day of the Jackal'? 44. Charles De GAulle 45. One of the two main components of the dowry given by Catherine Braganza to Charles I was the Moroccan city of Tangiers. What was the other? 45. Bombay 46. Abandoned in front of a cathedral, he was brought up by a priest. His name in Latin means 'half formed'. He became the church bell ringer by the age of 14 and lost his hearing as a result. He was dubbed the'Pope of Fools'. Who? 46. Quasimodo, the Hunchback of Notre Dame 47. Which animal gets its name, from Tamil, because it supposedly has the strength to kill an elephant? 47. Anaconda 48. What does the NE in the Premier 118 NE stand for? 48. Nissan Engine 49. Under what category does the Guinness Book of Records enter itself? 49. As the most stolen book from Libraries 50. This linguist knows 13 languages. He recently released a semi-autobiography titled 'The Insider'. Who? 50. P.V. Narasimha Rao 51. The video of which recent chartbuster is based on Indiana Jones?

51. Aqua's Dr. Jones 52. Who represents the constituency of Gurdaspur in the current Lok Sabha? 52. Vinod Khanna 53. His father was the dreaded dacoit Bhairav Singh. He is the founder chief of the Citizens Security Force. Who? 53. Bahadur 54. Who would you find with Raveena Tandon on the cover of the latest issue(Aug 98) of Filmfare? 54. Ricky MArtin 55. Which popular comic character made his first appearance in Pep Comics No. 22 in Dec 1941? 55. Archie 56. What did the Romanian Govt. ban in 1935 saying that it frightened children? 56. Mickey Mouse 57. Who wrote romantic novels under the pen name Mary Clarissa Westmacott? 57. Agatha Christie 58. What was the football world cup trophy called before it was renamed the FIFA trophy? 58. Jules Rimet Cup 59. If you were 'oscitating' what would you be doing? 59. Walking backwards 60. Who, at a Nobel awards banquet, wished that the dinner could have been packed and carried to the more needy back home? 60. Mother TEresa 61. India is developing an ICBM called Surya and also an underwater missile. What is it called? 61. Sagarika 62. Who is the host of a new Star Plus chat show called "Not a nice man to know" which is also the title ofhis autobiography? 62. Kushwant Singh 63. In Hindu myth it is referred to as the Pralaya, in Christianity as Armageddon. What is it referred to as in Islam? 63. Qayamat 64. A famous lexicographer upon being approached by a lady thanking him for omitting 4-letter words from his dictionary, is said to have replied with consternation “ So you have been looking for them madam”. Who? 64. Noah Webster 65. What is the German word for ‘store’ or ‘storehouse’? 65. Lager, therefore Lager beer 66. If your IQ is below 20, you are an ‘idiot’, if it is between 20 and 49 you are an ‘imbecile’. What are you if it is between 50 and 69? 66. Moron

67. What is a ‘Mexican breakfast’? 67. A glass of water with a cigarette 68. In the world of Indian fiction, who won the ‘All India Rifle Competition’ in 1975? 68. Feluda 69. “We contemplate the ultimate reality which is in the earth, the sky, the heaven, Let us bring our minds to meditate in the glory of the divine earth. May truth inspire our reflection“. This is the last prayer of a cult. Which one? 69. Heaven’s Gate 70. Which sportsman’s name is a corruption of the title ‘Ayo Dele’ which means ‘Joy in the house’ and was bestowed upon him by his Nigerian father while it got corrupted due to a mispronunciation by his Scottish mother? 70. Daley Thompson 71. In Greek myth when Theseus offered to kill the Minotaur, Ariadne, Daughter of the King of Crete gave him a thread to help him find his way back from the Minotaur’s dwelling. What word came into English language from this? 71. Clue 72. What commodity was originally called a ‘delirious drug’ in France and ‘a product that causes the shrivelled look of the orient’ in Germany? 72. Tea 73. Where in the world would you find the only digital Rolex clock? 73. Wimbledon Centre Court 74. She works 10-12 hours a day. She smokes 5 packets of cigarettes a day while working. She is the daughter of the renowned poet, Manish Ghatak and niece of director Ritwik Ghatak. She runs a tribal welfare organisation called ‘Paschim Bangla Keriya Sabar Kalyan Samiti’. Who? 74. Mahashweta Devi 75. ‘RUPTUREWORT’ is the largest word that can be made from the letters on the first row of a typewriter. What is the second largest? 75. Typewriter 76. What is the female equivalent of a ‘runway’? 76. Catwalk 77. The fusion of the Chinese ‘Yin’ and ‘Yang’ is the symbol of which organisation in India? 77. Doordarshan 78. Who is the first Indian to be appointed the Master of the Trinity College at Oxford? 78. Amartya Sen, now Nobel laureate 79. What did Winston Churchill describe as ‘an ineffectual attempt to direct an uncontrollable object into an inaccessible hole with instruments ill-adapted for the purpose’? 79. Golf 80. In Table Tennis a ball is so spun on the table that the opponent does not reach it. This inspired a person named Bosanquet to invent something. What? 80. The Googly in cricket

81. He was recently in India to inaugurate the India Internet World exhibition in Delhi. Originally from Bangalore, he was the co-founder of the popular Hotmail free e-mail service which he sold to Microsoft for $400 million last year. Who? 81. Sabeer Bahtia 82. It’s official name is ‘The Albert Victor Conservatory’ and is spread over an area of 2180 sq.m. What are we talking about? 82. The Glass House at lalbagh, Bangalore 83. This person originally had the surname ‘Little’. Influenced by Elijah Mohd., he joined the Nation of Islam. After a pilgrimage to Mecca, he returned under the name G Haj Malik el Shahbazz, a Sunni Muslim. Who? 83. Malcolm X 84. In a fit of madness this person killed his wife Megara and their children. In order to atone for his sins he did something. Who and what? 84. Hercules and he performed the 12 tasks 85. He was named so because he was born in the same year as that his father first tasted success, in the movie ‘Choti Behan’. He cleaned carpets, worked on an oil rig and on a horse farm. He is now settled as a farmer in New Zealand. Who? 85. Lucky Ali 86. Its predecessor was codenamed ‘Chicago’. Its codename was ‘Memphis’. It was released about two months ago after a delay of nearly a year. What are we talking about? 86. Windows 98 87. A 2 word answer: The first word is the common name for a South American shrub whose dried leaves are chewed as a stimulant. The second word is a West African tree whose seed is used as a condiment and tonic. 87. Coca Cola 88. ‘The god of wind brought about the winds of change in India’. What was once advertised thus? 88. Maruti 89. Which literary personality’s last work was ‘The Phoenix and the Turtle’? 89. William Shakespeare 90. In Phantom comics what are the names of the Phantom’s two pet dolphins? 90. Solomon and Nefertiti 91. Who recently won the “Businessperson of the Year” Award for 1998 instituted by The Economic Times newspaper? 91. N. Chandrababu NAidu, Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh 92. About which music group did the legendary Phil Spector remark “ The only difference between a pornographic movie and them is that the pornographic movie has better music” 92. The Spice Girls 93. In the film Mr. And Mrs. 55 Guru Dutt was a cartoonist. Who actually drew the cartoons? 93. Bal Thackeray 94. His wife said of him “he is frightened of the titles and degrees on peoples visiting cards” and his card reads ‘ senior shoe salesman’. Who? 94. Thomas J. Bata

95. It is called ‘deuce’ in English, ‘egalite’ in French. What is it in German? 95. Einstein 96. So sure were the distributors of the success of this film , that they split up the film into 20 minute segments for a kids morning show. Which film? 96. Star Wars 97. If you were engaged in an altercation with a friend and he gave you a ‘circum orbital Hemotopo’ what would you have? 97. A black eye. 98. What is referred to as ‘blue sky research’? 98. Spending enormous amounts of money on futile projects like finding out why the sky is blue etc. 99. What do psychologists define as ‘a disorder in which strongly felt ethical and altruistic impulses are perpetually warring with extreme sexual longing often of a perverse nature’? 99. Love 100. Locals affectionately refer to it as ‘bobby’. It is 90 ft long, has a sinuous body, tail, snake like head and a long neck. What? 100. The Loch Ness Monster. 101. According to legend Allah has 1001 names. To be good men, men need know only 1000 names. Who is the only one to know all 1001 names? 101. The Camel 102. What contribution did a vague movie by name ‘Rooplekha’ make to Indian cinema? 102. First movie with a flashback sequence. 103. The word ‘stadium’ comes from ‘stade’ a unit of distance. What was the unit? 103. The distance that Hercules could walk holding his breath. 104. In Asterix comic Unhygienix buys a plot of land from Obelix. How do we supposedly know this land today? 104. As Stonehenge. 105. Which day to day medical term is derived from the Latin for Cow? 105. Vaccination. 106. Based on Hamlet, it was the first English movie to be dubbed into Zulu and was also the first English movie not to feature a single human. Which movie? 106. The Lion King 107. It was believed that the devil was present at all important occasions during the medieval period. What practice arose from this? 107. The practice of clinking glasses to toast. They believed that the sound made was similar to church bells which scared the Devil away. 108. When King George first met him he asked him ‘Tell me , how did you pee’? Who are we talking about? 108. Sir Charles Lindbergh 109. She is a graduate of the National School of Drama . She replaced Mita Vashist in her most celebrated role to date. She is also starring in Kamal Hassan’s under-production film ‘Ladies Only’. Who

109. Seema Biswas. 110. What is common to hearty, Patiala, silent, cocktail, open heart, dancing and round? 110. All are types of laughter. 111. If you were playing with the Devil’s Book what would you be doing? 111. Playing cards. 112. In medieval times, in Europe, 1/3 of taxes went to the King, 1/3 to the nobility and 1/3 to the common man. How is this immortalised? 112. Through the nursery rhyme ‘Baa Baa Black Sheep’ 113. Born with the body of a mastiff, looks of a lamb, teeth of a bunny rabbit and is one of those mutations that happen when God plays dice. Who or What are we talking about? 113. Ronaldo 114. Following the demolition of the Babri Masjid, there were many debates in Parliament regarding what to be done with the disputed land. One of the most popular suggestions came from a first time M.P. from Uttar Pradesh who suggested that a sweet shop be built there. What was his logic? 114. Rama + Babri = Rabri which was a sweetmeat. 115. This bird has the unique distinction of being called by the names of two different countries in different parts of the world. Give both names. 115. Turkey and Peru in Latin America. 116. “There was neither non-exist nor exist. There was neither the realm of space nor the sky beyond”. Opening lines of what? 116. The Rig Veda. 117. In February 1935, the superpolyamide formed from hexamethylene diamine and adipic acid was made by Du Pont. How do we know this compound better? 117. As Nylon 118. This person wrote about himself thus :"Principal virtues : keeps his nails clean. Principal faults : that he has no family, is bad tempered and has a poor digestion. One and only wish : Not to be buried alive. Greatest sin : that he does not worship Mammon. Important events in his life : None". Who? 118. Alfred Nobel 119. There's a story that, around 1600, two children were playing with lenses in a shop in Middleburg. What resulted, according to the story, from the game? 119. The telescope. They were playing in Hans Lippershey's shop. Lippershey is considered to be the probable inventor of the telescope. By holding together the two lenses, the children found, they could magnify the objects kept in the shop. This led Lippershey to construct the telescope. 120. What was patented by Hippolyte Mege Mouries in 1869, after he was commissioned by the Victualing Department of the French Navy to find an alternative for butter at a time of acute butter shortage? 120. Margarine 121. They began to appear in quantities in the 1860s. "I hate those redbreasts", cried "Punch" in 1869. In 1877 "The Times" magazine declared them a great social evil, and it was following difficulties with them in 1879 that the London Post Office in 1880 cried out "Post Early". What are we talking about? 121. Christmas Cards

122. His first voyage, in 1607, was intended to find a quick way to China by way of the North Pole, but resulted instead in the establishment of the Spitzbergen whale fisheries. In 1608, in the service of the Dutch East India Company, he sailed 150 miles past the site of New York, but returned back. In 1610, he explored the site that is now known by his name and was frozen in it. Who? 122. Henry Hudson, of Hudson Bay 123. A man by name Friedrich Froebel, walking with two of his disciples over the Steiger Pass on the way to the village of Blankenburg, scratched his head for the right name to give the institution, and then suddenly shouted out "Eureka ! I have it ! It shall be called _______________!". Fill in the blank. 123. Kindergarten. Froebel, the German educational reformer was the inventor of the Kindergarden system of education. 124. Back in 1890, Johnson & Johnson put together the first of its kind in response to a plea from railroad workers who needed treatment on the scene as they toiled to lay tracks across America. What? 124. First Aid kits 125. To the Hopi Indians, who feared it and filled it with frightening myths, it was the trail made by the God Ta-Vwoats when he took a mourning chief to find his wife in the other world; the river associated with it, according to them was an addition to hold back the unworthy. What? 125. The Grand Canyon and the River Colorado. 126. An author, as a sign of gratitude to the nurse who had cared for his firstborn child, gave a script and asked her to sell it when she was in need of money. Years later, when the nurse was really in want of money, she sold it and lived in comfort for the rest of her life. The manuscript was the first part of a famous work of this author Name the book and author? 126. Rudyard Kipling and the Jungle Book 127. Though Magellan is regarded as the first person to circumnavigate the world, technically he was not, and it was a person by name Juan Sebastian del Cano, who is technically the first circumnavigator. Why? 127. Magellan, while on the expedition, was killed in a squabble with the natives in the Philippines, and it was Cano who assumed command of the expedition and sailed the expedition through the rest of its journey 128. In the United States, currently a small stock of this exists at only one location - at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta, Georgia. Some additional stocks are available in Great Britain, Russia and China. Stocks of what? 128. The Small pox virus 129. Masaru Ibuka, after graduating in engineering, failed the entry examination for lifetime employment at Toshiba, and decided to start his own small business. He was fortunate to find a partner who had a flair for finance and salesmanship. Who was this partner? 129. Akio Morita. They together started the company that later became Sony. 130. US banned her entry calling her ‘a communist good’. She was kept in On her journey to the USA from China she got into trouble when the London for time’s sake and became a major attraction there. Who? 130. Chi-Chi the Panda, who became the mascot of the WWF 131. The comic character Yogi Bear lives in a national park that takes its name from the world’s first national park. Name both. 131. Jellystone and Yellowstone

132. The byline of which company, rather ironically went ‘What we do will touch your lives in some way everyday’? 132. Union Carbide Limited (Bhopal Gas Tragedy) 133. Cubatao, in Brazil has certain epithet because it is the world’s most polluted place. What epithet? 133. The Valley of Death 134. Which popular brand takes its name from a particular species of deer native to South Africa? 134. Reebok 135. Which metal was responsible for the fatal brain disease that affected people eating fish caught from the Minamata Bay off the Japanese island of Kyushu? 135. Mercury 136. What is the claim to fame of a body called the Dasohli Gram Swarajya Mandali? 136. Pioneered the Chipko movement 137. A certain kind of bird called Storm Petrels are named after St. Peter. Why? 137. Because they can walk on water 138. The largest flower in the world is named after the person who forced Lord Minto to occupy Java and was at one time the keeper of the London Zoo. We know him best for a city that he founded. Name him and the flower? 138. Sir Stamford Thomas Raffles and the Rafflesia arnoldi 139. In which book would you find the lines ‘All animals are equal but some animals are more equal’. 139. George Orwell’s ‘Animal farm’ 140. The Indian television series ‘Living on the edge’ was the first in Asia to win the prestigious Panda Award. By what popular name is this award known? 140. The Green Oscar 141. Which animal is mentioned as the teacher of Yudhishthira in the Mahabharatha? 141. The Mongoose 142. Which comic character cannot stand trees being cut down? 142. Dogmatix of Asterix 143. Which Banking and Finance corporate major recently tied up with the WWF to issue special WWF branded credit cards wherein the company would donate a certain amount of money on the customer’s behalf to WWF everytime he used the card? 143. Citibank 144. A few years ago a certain insect called the Mexican Beetle was imported into Bangalore in large numbers. Why? 144. To eradicate the weed Parthenium 145. India’s premier environmental magazine is edited by activist Bittu Sahgal. Name it. 145. Sanctuary 146. Who said ‘A nation’s wealth, its real wealth can be gauged by its tree cover ‘? 146. Richard St. Barbe Baker, ‘The Man of Trees’ 147. Who is the patron saint of ecology?

147. St. Francis 148. Of which media powerhouse is the Discovery Channel a division? 148. Disney 149. Who authored a bestseller ‘Overload’ which is concerned with a fight between environmentalists and an engineer over the building of a thermal power station? 149. Arthur Hailey 150. This American industrialist donated about 1/5th of his property to WWF in return for which the WWF gives an annual Wildlife Conservation Prize to individuals and organisations for distinguished service to the cause of conservation, in his name. Who? 150. J. Paul Getty

1. Which ancient Indian text contains rules and regulations on how to run a protected forest or a ‘abhayaranya’? 1. Kautilya’s Arthashastra 2. The oldest of the species is supposedly more than 600 years old and is found in Kerala’s Perambikulam game sanctuary. Now it is a primary component for reforestation and its bark and flowers are used as medicine for Bronchitis. Its name originated in Malayalam and entered Portuguese to mean ‘carpenter’. Which tree? 2. The Teak 3. This tree was supposedly brought to India from Sri Lanka by Hanuman when he was carrying messages from Sita. He felt so delighted by it that he threw the seeds on what is presently Maharashtra. Which tree? 3. The Mango 4. What is the area adjoining the Kuntipuzha river in Kerala called? 4. The Silent Valley 5. Which comic achieved the distinction of being the first to be printed on recycled paper as early as the mid 80s? 5. Archie Comics 6. Petra Kelly founded a political party in Germany whose agenda is conservation. Name the party. 6. The Greens Party 7. Who was the star of a film “Grime goes green’ along with John Cleese? 7. Prince Charles 8. The first environmentally conscious community are found in Rajasthan and get their name from the fact that the follow 29 commandments? 8. The Bishnois 9. If you were a Gargencian with whom would you mate? 9. The Amazon tribe 10. Carl Sagan headed a research team called TTAPS which introduced a phrase into the English language. What phrase? 10. Nuclear Winter 11. In an irony of war in the Gulf, a US owned tanker flying a Pan American flag carrying Iranian oil struck a mine off Fujirah port in UAE and caused an oil slick, the first in the Indian Ocean. Name the ship. 11. Texaco Carribean 12. In 1992, At the Earth Summit in Rio de Janeiro two countries, rather incongruously announced they would resume whale hunting. Name them. 12. Iceland and Norway 13. What was E.P.Gee referring to in his book ‘Wildlife of India’ when he wrote ‘ There are floating islands in Burma, Kashmir and North America that I have heard of. But I think ________ is the only floating wildlife sanctuary in the world. Fill in the blank. 13. Keibul Lamjao floating sanctuary in Manipur 14. Sir John Randel and H.A.H. Bart of Birmingham University invented the magnetron for use in Britain’s radar

system during WW II. It produced waves of 12 cm long frequency 2450 Hz. A company called Raytheon Inc. patented the concept in 1945. What did it do with the concept? 14. It Made microwave ovens. 15. This phrase originated from the name of a tax levied on the Irish by the Danes in the 9th century. Those who did not pay had this part of the body cut off. What is the phrase? 15. To Pay through the nose. The nose of those who did not pay was cut off. 16. This artist declared "I am still a victim of Chess. It has all the beauty of art - and much more. It cannot be commercialised. Chess is much purer than art in its social position." Another time he commented that "while all artists are not chess players all chess players are artists. He gave up chess in the 1920s to pursue full time painting. Who? 16. Marcel Duchamp, who painted the 1911 painting ‘The Chess Players’. 17. In evolutionary theory parlance, what is this phenomenon called - "All organisms are evolving at a furious pace just to stay in the same balance"? 17. The Red Queen phenomenon. In Alice in Wonderland, the red Queen tells Alice to run as fast as possible just to stay where she is. 18. Since 1982, the English Department at San Jose University has sponsored the Bulwer-Lytton Fiction contest, encouraging writers to submit the worst possible opening sentence for a novel. This is in honour of Edward Bulwer-Lytton who had a famous line to open his 1830 novel ‘Paul Clifford’. What was the line? 18. It was a dark and stormy night. 19. What does a ‘u in a small circle ‘ on a food product signify? 19. That it is a Kosher food product. The u is a stamp of approval from the union of Orthodox Jewish Congregations of America that the product is prepared for use according to Jewish dietary laws. 20. When Sir Alec Bedser was knighted he remarked. " I suppose no bowler has been knighted since _____." Who? 20. Francis Drake. 21. Who wrote the following lines and what was he referring to - "It is coming again next year, and I expect to go out with it. It will be the greatest disappointment of my life if I don’t go out with ____. The Almighty has said, no doubt: Now here are these two unaccountable freaks; they came in together, they must go out together."? 21. Mark Twain - Halley’s Comet. (1835-1910) He wrote this in 1909. 22. Sunil Gavaskar scored one century against Karnataka in the Ranji Trophy. What was strange about it? 22. He played left handed during the course of the innings because the wicket was turning. 23. Why are HAM actors called HAM actors? 23. Because in early days extras used Ham for make up while the costly make-up was reserved for the stars. 24. He holds the record for being Christchursh College’s longest staying Dean. HE was co-author of the Scot Greek dictionary and a revised version of Passawo’s Greek German Dictionary. HE got into trouble later in his life when he was forced to remove a Greek word meaning "to thrust a radish up the fundament’. Which was a punishment for adulterer’s in ancient Greece. Who? 24. John Liddell. 25. When the Skipper doll was introduced in the market a major controversy followed because of a fad which caught on called the "Skipper Salute’ What was it?

25. The doll was so designed that when you turned her arms her waist became smaller and the breasts became larger and the toy became taller and people began trying this with their wife etc. 26. The first German colony in Transylvania was said to have been established in the 1380s as a result of about 130 people migrating across the Koppellberg Hill from a place in Westphalia. Who were these people? 26. Rattenfanger- Pied Piper of Hamelin. These were the children who were led away by him. 27. In the year 1775, Paul Revere made his historic ride to Lexington. With him was a drummer boy who assisted him at the age of 10. The boy later attained international fame and was immortalised by the artist James Montgomery Flagg. Who? 27. Sam Wilson - Uncle Sam. 28. Hengist desired to have a friendly meeting with Vortigern who in turn fell upon him with his army and put to death Hengist and his entire coterie of attendants. Aurelius Ambrosious requested the Court Advisor to recommend a memento for this event . What was the memento? 28. The Stonehenge. 29. The Abott of Glastonbury at the time of the Dissolution of the monasteries sent the deeds of the mAnor of Mells to King Henry VIII concealed. The steward carrying the package knew of the contents extracted it and ended up owning the manor. How is this event immortalised? 29. By the nursery rhyme Little Jack Horner. (He put in his thumb and pulled out a plum) 30. King Louis IX , later St. Louis was so upset by the fact that people swore using the nam of God like ‘ pardieu’, etc. that he banned these words which resulted in the introduction of a few more words in the language. Which words and how? 30. They cursed using the name of Bleu (the King’s dog). Hence words like ‘sacre bleu’ came in to the language. 31. Henri Matisse’s ‘Le Bateau’ hung in New York’s Museum of Modern Art for days in 1961. 116,000 people watched and appreciated it and then on the 48th day a major error was noticed. What? 31. It was hung upside down. 32. He was Jack Dempsey’s sparring partner. Later in life Jack Dempsey in his autobiography confessed that the only time he was knocked out was in an altercation informally with him over a girl. Who is the person? 32. J.Paul Getty. 33. He was cited to play the role that Nirmal Pandey finally played in Bandit Queen, and then was relegated to play the role of Man Singh. His favourite author is Shakespeare as he shares his birthday with him .Who? 33. Manoj Bajpai 34. Its now considered a path breaking concept in humour psychology. Its called the Stephen Hawking syndrome. Its making great news in Britain and every psychologist presents his patient with a poster of Hawking at the beginning of the treatment. What is it all about? 34. Impotent people are given Stephen Hawking’s poster cause he has 5 children inspite of his disabilities and if he could do it you can do it kind of inspiration. 35. The Jain Dilwara temples at Mt.Abu are incomparable in detail and ornamentation . But this is supposed to have been the side result of a unique idea of the Maharaja . What? 35. The rule was that payment in Silver would be equal to the weight of marble filed and cut out. Hence the workers chose to file instead of carve sice they could make more silver that way. 36. One pf the current managemant acronyms in vogue amongst B-school graduates is FIB or Fire in Belly referrring to young, raring to go managers. What is FIPB?

36. Fire in Pot Belly for fat, middle aged managers 37. Amrita devi, a member of the Bishnoi tribe was killed by the soldiers of the Maharaja of Jodhpur. What was she doing at the time of her death and what did It trigger? 37. She was hugging a tree preventing it from being cut and it started the Chipko movement.. 38. King Janamejaya once conducted a Snake Sacrifice at the city of Taxila in order to ward of a curse on his Grandfather Pareekshit. What event of great significance occurred here? 38. It was here that the Mahabharata was recited for the first time ever to man by Vaishampayana pupil of Veda Vyasa. 39. The inventor of this concept was Francis Bacon. He called it the biliteral cipher. How has it been immortalised now? 39. It originally was used to assist the secret service of the queen. The Binary system 40. In 1987, the Low Pay Unit of Britain instituted this award. In the I year a Wiltshire stable owner who paid a qualified groom only 28 pounds a week and runners up was a doctor who paid his telephonist only 30p. Name the award? 40. The Scrooge Prize. 41. This person’s first foray into show business was in a popular wild west show where she demonstrated her sharp shooting skills to Annie Oakley. Buffalo Bill who was the organiser offered this 16 year old a job. Who? 41. Florenze Ziegfield. 42. This word has its origin from Hungarian from the fact that the Hungarian King Crathias Corvinus used to enlist one horseman from every 20 houses. which word? 42. Hussars from Hungarian for 20. 43. This person went into debt and was sued by the Theological Society in the late 1700s for maligning a household name. He fought back and lost and his house , tools and workplace were confiscated. Who is this guy? 43. Johann Gutenberg 44. In corporate jargon who are referred to as ‘Whistle blowers’? 44. Those who reveal company secrets. 45. Directed by Martin Scorcese it was part inspired by the life of Edmund Perry gifted Black Graduate of Philips Exater Academy whose violet death revealed a violent and troubled existence? 45. BAD the video. 46. ‘Modern Times ‘ was the remake of a French Movie ‘A nous la liberte’ by Rene Clair. Since it was made under a German banner J Goebbels wanted to sue Chaplin but couldn’t as Rene Clair refused to support him. Why? 46. Rene Clair refused saying that he was honoured to have inspired Chaplin. 47. At the Karnidevi Temple in Rajasthan they are worshipped as the deity’s descendants. They are referred to as Kabas (Marwari for children). This temple was ordered to be closed during the plague? Why? 47. Because the prasad at the temple is given only after the rats have tasted it. 48. During the Ayodhya riots, many solutions were put across in Parliament to solve the crisis. But one of the unique ones was from a MP from Up who suggested that a sweet shop be built on the disputed land selling only one product. What? 48. Rabri - Ra, Bri (rama and Babri)

49. One of the earliest use of the beep to censor was when a US television Network presented a live telecast of the trials of the Nazi judges who had allowed the atrocities during the WW II What was being censored? 49. American National Gas tried to censor the word gas since they were the sponsors. 50. This person was the inventor of the first Alarm Clock. When the time was reached a bell would peal and a lighted lamp would come out. He was decorated for his application of electricity to docks by the French Govt. in 1855. Who? 50. Jean Eugene Houdin after whom Houdini takes his name. 51. In the early1860s a New York firm offered a prize of $10,000 for a satisfactory substitute of making billiards balls. It was won by John Wellessley Hayack. What did he invent? 51. The first synthetic plastic - celluloid. 52. The Matshushita company is the pioneer of the worker control room. Seeing the rise in popularity most Japanese companies have adopted it. What is this concept? 52. Dummies of foremen are hit by workers to give vent to their frustration on Friday evenings. 53. " Some day they will go down together, And they will bury them side by side. To a few it means grief, To the law its relief, But its death to ________." Fill in the blank. 53. Bonnie and Clyde. 54. This person as a cub reporter of the Times of India in 1944 had the memorable assignment of interviewing Mahatma Gandhi which he says was the most inspiring moment of his life. Who? 54. K.R.Narayanan 55. ‘Pheri Betaunia’ was the first movie of which Bollywood actress? 55. Manisha Koirala. It was a Nepali movie 56. The first person from Harvard University to be knighted has a street in London named after him. Who? 56. Sir George Downing and Downing Street. 57. This phrase, originated from the name of a British clothes shop, where men could buy their suits and everything else required for their outfits. It originally meant just the opposite of what it means today. What phrase? 57. The Full Monty. The name of the shop was Montague-Burton’s. 58. The film ‘Bobby’ which resurrected Raj Kapoor after the mega debacle of Mera Naam Joker was based on a script originally written in Tamil by whom? 58. Murasoli Maran 59. Tazio Secchiaroli, a photographer died in June this year. What is his claim to fame? 59. He was the original paparazzo who inspired the Paparazzo in Fellini’s La Dolce Vita. 60. Minutes before his death, he had his will testified in which he said, "My ashes may be sunk in the holy Sindhu river, when she will again flow freely under the aegis of the flag of a unified Hindustan. It hardly matters even if it took a couple of generations for realising my wish. Preserve the ashes till then.." Who? 60. Nathuram Godse. 61. This French company started publishing a road guide. As it became popular it soon started reviewing the hotels and inns on the major routes. Name this company and what was the outcome of this practise? 61. The company was Michelin Tyres and The Star Ratings came out of it.

62. M.M.Hasham’s family business of Rice exports was lost when the Government nationalised it in 1941. Undeterred he plunged into the oil business and founded Western India Vegetable Products. In 1947, during partition he was offered a ministerial post by Jinnah if he went to Pakistan. But he chose to stay on in India. At the time of his death in 1967 his company had done reasonably well had two popular oil brands Sunflower and Camel. His son took over the business and entered a new field in which it is the leader today. How do we know this company? 62. WIPRO 63. All work and no play makes Jack a dull boy. All play and no work makes him a ___ ___. Fill in the blanks. 63. a mere toy. 64. Which term was coined by Don Hoeffler in 1971 writing in "electronic News’ describing a particular area of the USA? 64. Silicon Valley. 65. Gandhiji’s ashes were carried on a scheduled train from Allahabad to Delhi for immersion. But something was different about the train on that journey. What? 65. There were no first and second class coaches since Gandhiji always travelled by third class. 66. Which Indian musical instrument’s name when translated into English means Royal Flute? 66. Shehnai 67. According to Islamic lore , two lumps of clay were left after God created the universe. One was fashioned into the camel. What happened to the other? 67. It became the date palm tree. 68. Which invention of confectioner George Smith was named after a famous race horse of the early 20th Century? 68. Lollipop 69. Dwight Davis was the secretary of war during the regime of Edgar J. Hoover. What is his claim to fame? 69. The Davis Cup is named after him. 70. Why are Bill Clinton and Pamela Anderson in the Guinness Book? 70. Most mentioned male and female names on the Internet. 71. The oaths in Christianity were always taken by the name of the Lord’s mother. Hence all agreements were taken to be true and definite when this phrase was uttered. Which word came from this practise? 71. Marry from Virgin Mary 72. What was originally built by King Joonkar as a wedding gift for his wife Sheba, queen of Tigra so that he could spend the first night of his marriage with her, there? 72. The Jade Hut at Keela Wee in Phantom 73. In feudal times peasants were not allowed to climb trees or cut them down for firewood by the landlords. They could use only branches lying on the ground or those that they could pull down. How do we remember this practise? 73. By the phrase ‘By hook or crook’. The peasants used a hook to pull down branches and a crook to gather those on the ground. 74. The Houston Astrodome was the first place where it was tested and was appreciated by the teams who took part in a local baseball match. What? 74. Astroturf

75. The HAM operators creed has been now adopted by a product as its ad-line. Product and line? 75. ‘One world. One Language’ and Durex Condoms. 76. Whose advertisement in the London Times read "Are you happy? If not consult _____ , 17, Richmond Street"? 76. Parker Pyne 77. Connect Boardwalk, Rue de la Paix, Schlossallee, Paseo De L Prado and Mayfair. 77. The costliest properties in different language versions of Monopoly. 78. This magazine was the first to feature a nude male in the centrefold under the editorship of Curly Brown. This model posed for the April 1972 edition. Model and Magazine? 78. Burt Reynolds and Cosmopolitan. 79. It was originally made of wood. The revised version was initiated by Sir Peter Colechurch. and was finally completed in 1831. It was designed by John Rennie and cost 1,458,000 Pounds. What? 79. The London Bridge 80. What is the Celtic word for ‘bush’? 80. Perth 81. Fill in the blank in this work of John Derrick(1593) -" ……. free school of Gulderforde, he and his fellowes did runne and play there at ________ and other plaies." 81. Cricket. The first recorded use of the word. 82. She made her debut in ‘Raja Ki Aayegi Baarat’ and was suppose to play Priety Zinta’s role in Dil Se.. . Who? 82. Rani Mukherjee 83. 22 of the world’s best cricketers battled it out at Lord’s in the one-dayer between the MCC XI led by Mike Atherton and the Rest Of The World XI led by Sachin Tendulkar on July 18, 1998 (Diana Memorial Match). Why that particular date? 83. It was the 150th birth anniversary of W.G.Grace 84. It comes in two types - The English type and the Indian type. The English styled one is made of ashwood and the semi-circular extension is smaller than its Indian counterpart which is made of mulberry wood. What are we talking about? 84. A hockey stick. 86. A graduate of SSG Medical College, Baroda, he got his PhD. From Mumbai University in 1987 where his Doctorate thesis was "Anatomy of human body in Dance’. Later he got an Honorary doctorate from Zoroastrian College, Mumbai in 1990. He writes for Science Express and conducts gym classes for Bollywood Elite. Who? 86. Dr. Ali Irani, former physiotherapist of the Indian Cricket team. 87. It comes from the Phoenician word meaning ‘house’. It is said to have had its origins in a Hieroglyphic sign for a ladder and others continue to insist it comes from the sign for the crane. What? 87. The letter ‘B’. 88. If ABCDs are American Born Confused Desis, what are BBCDs? 88. Bombay born Confused Desis

89. This music group’s name is a direct dig at the British scepticism of the India Business scene in London and has its origins in an old British joke about an Indian’s attitude in setting business establishments. Name the group. 89. Corner Shop 90. On the banks of which river does Jammu stand? 90. River Tawi 91. Herodotus wrote his first book on History in the V Century B.C. Name the book. 91. History. That’s why History is called History. 92. Poor Anglo-Indians during the Raj could not afford Fowl for their Christmas dinner and instead came up with a cheaper substitute. This when blended with Indian spices tasted exactly like Fowl thus getting its English name. What? 92. Bombay Duck 93. Fill in the missing words in this epitaph found on a grave in Kirklees, Yorkshire near Halifax. – "Here underneath this Latil Staen, Laiz ______________________, Nea Arcir Ver Az Hae Sae Geud, An Pipl Kauld Him __________ , Sich Vtlaz Az He And Hizmen, VII England Nivr Si Agen" 93. The Earl of Huntingdon And Robin Hood. 94. About which music group did the legendary Phil Spector remark “ The only difference between a pornographic movie and them is that the pornographic movie has better music”? 94. The Spice girls 95. Who is also known by the title ‘Guardian of the Eastern Dark’? 95. The Phantom 96. The Leonid showers were meteors formed due to mass shed by which comet? 96. Temple Tuttle 97. His wife said of him “he is frightened of the titles and degrees on peoples visiting cards” and his card reads ‘ senior shoe salesman’. Who? 97. Thomas J. Bata 98. It is called ‘deuce’ in English, ‘egalite’ in French. What is it in German? 98. ‘Einstein’ 99. So sure were the distributors of the success of this film , that they split up the film into 20 minute segments for a kids morning show. Which film? 99. Star Wars 100. If you were engaged in an altercation with a friend and he gave you a ‘circum orbital Hemotopo’ what would you have? 100. A Black Eye 101. What is referred to as ‘blue sky research’? 101. Wasting money on research to find out why the sky is blue etc. etc. 102. What do psychologists define as ‘a disorder in which strongly felt ethical and altruistic impulses are perpetually warring with extreme sexual longing often of a perverse nature’? 102. Love 103. Locals affectionately refer to it as ‘bobby’. It is 90 ft long, has a sinuous body, tail, snake like head and a long neck. What? 103. The Loch Ness Monster

104. According to legend Allah has 1001 names. To be good men, men need know only 1000 names. Who is the only one to know all 1001 names? 104. The Camel 105. What contribution did a vague movie by name ‘Rooplekha’ make to Indian cinema? 105. First movie to feature a flashback sequence 106. The word ‘stadium’ comes from ‘stade’ a unit of distance. What distance was the unit equal to? 106. The distance that Hercules could run in a single breath 107. In Asterix comics Unhygienix buys a plot of land from Obelix. How do we supposedly know this land today? 107. The Stonehenge 108. It was believed that the devil was present at all important occasions during the medieval period. What practice arose from this? 108. The practise of toasting a drink, since it was believed that the clinking sound of glasses resembled a church bell’s ring and that sound would drive the devil away. 109. When King George first met him he asked him ‘Tell me , how did you pee’? Who are we talking about? 109. Sir Charles Lindbergh 110. What is common to hearty, Patiala, silent, cocktail, open heart, dancing and round? 110. All types of Laughter 111. In medieval times, in Europe, 1/3 of taxes went to the King, 1/3 to the nobility and 1/3 to the common man. How is this immortalised? 111. By the nursery rhyme ‘Baa Baa Black Sheep’ 112. Born with the body of a mastiff, looks of a lamb, teeth of a bunny rabbit and is one of those mutations that happen when God plays dice. Who or What are we talking about? 112. Ronaldo, the footballer 113. This bird has the unique distinction of being called by the names of two different countries in different parts of the world. Give both names. 113. As the Turkey in the rest of the world and as Peru in Turkey 114. “There was neither non-exist nor exist. There was neither the realm of space nor the sky beyond”. Opening lines of what? 114. The Rig Veda 115. In February 1935, the superpolyamide formed from hexamethylene diamine and adipic acid was made by Du Pont. How do we know this compound better? 115. As Nylon 116. This person wrote about himself thus :"Principal virtues : keeps his nails clean. Principal faults : that he has no family, is bad tempered and has a poor digestion. One and only wish : Not to be buried alive. Greatest sin : that he does not worship Mammon. Important events in his life : None". Who? 116. Sir Alfred Nobel 117. There's a story that, around 1600, two children were playing with lenses in a shop in Middleburg. What resulted, according to the story, from the game? 117. Hans Lippershey who observed these children was inspired to invent the Telescope.

118. What was patented by Hippolyte Mege Mouries in 1869, after he was commissioned by the Victualing Department of the French Navy to find an alternative for butter at a time of acute butter shortage? 118. Margarine 119. They began to appear in quantities in the 1860s. "I hate those redbreasts", cried "Punch" in 1869. In 1877 "The Times" magazine declared them a great social evil, and it was following difficulties with them in 1879 that the London Post Office in 1880 cried out "Post Early". What are we talking about? 119. Christmas Cards 120. His first voyage, in 1607, was intended to find a quick way to China by way of the North Pole, but resulted instead in the establishment of the Spitzbergen whale fisheries. In 1608, in the service of the Dutch East India Company, he sailed 150 miles past the site of New York, but returned back. In 1610, he explored the site that is now known by his name and was frozen in it. Who? 120. Henry Hudson after whom the Hudson Bay is named 121. A man by name Friedrich Froebel, walking with two of his disciples over the Steiger Pass on the way to the village of Blankenburg, scratched his head for the right name to give the institution, and then suddenly shouted out "Eureka ! I have it ! It shall be called _______________!". Fill in the blank. 121. Kindergarten 122. Back in 1890, Johnson & Johnson put together the first of its kind in response to a plea from railroad workers who needed treatment on the scene as they toiled to lay tracks across America. What? 122. First Aid Kits 123. To the Hopi Indians, who feared it and filled it with frightening myths, it was the trail made by the God Ta-Vwoats when he took a mourning chief to find his wife in the other world; the river associated with it, according to them was an addition to hold back the unworthy. What? 123. The Grand Canyon 124. An author, as a sign of gratitude to the nurse who had cared for his firstborn child, gave a script and asked her to sell it when she was in need of money. Years later, when the nurse was really in want of money, she sold it and lived in comfort for the rest of her life. The manuscript was the first part of a famous work of this author Name the book and author? 124. The Jungle Book and Rudyard Kipling 125. Though Magellan is regarded as the first person to circumnavigate the world, technically he was not, and it was a person by name Juan Sebastian del Cano, who is technically the first circumnavigator. Why? 125. Because Magellan died halfway through the voyage, killed by the natives 126. In the United States, currently a small stock of this exists at only one location - at the Centre for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta, Georgia. Some additional stocks are available in Great Britain, Russia and China. Stocks of what? 126. The Small Pox Virus 127. Masaru Ibuka, after graduating in engineering, failed the entry examination for lifetime employment at Toshiba, and decided to start his own small business. He was fortunate to find a partner who had a flair for finance and salesmanship. Who was this partner? What did they launch? 127. Akio Morita and Sony

128. He made his debut as a hero in Shah-E-Nissar and then starred in Durbar with Naseer Banu, Saira Banu’s mother but his carer never took off. His first wife was a woman by name Gwendolyn Rita de Monte. His father was a Pathan and had been honoured for his bravery by Queen Victoria in the Afghan War. His screen name was given to him by K.Amarnath with the release of Bekasoor opposite Madhubala. Who? 128. Ajit alias Hameed Ali Khan 129. This person signs his paintings using the corruption of the word ‘Au Fait’ meaning ‘its done’. The name was suggested to him by Frank Dudley Wright. He replaced Gina Lollobrigida as the Guest of Honour at the Carnival celebrations at Rio in 1965 and is the lead singer of the band ‘The 3 quarks’ with Ralph Leighton laying the drums and Tom Rutishauser playing the guitar. Who? 129. Richard Feynman 130. Whose epitaph in Newsteed reads ‘To mark a friends’ remains these stones arise, I never knew one and here he is’? 130. Botswain, Lord Byron's Dog 131. He created the first universe(different from the present world) and his personal scribe is Weneg. His eternal enemy is represented by a giant serpent. He is always represented with Uraeus the asp who spits flame and destroys god’s enemies. Who? 131. Ra, the sun god 132. “My debts amount to 3000, 300 to the Jews, 800 to Mrs. B of Nottingham, to the coachmaker and the other tradesmen a 1000 more and these must be increased before they are lessened.” To his lawyers he wrote on April 26, 1809. ‘The whole of my wishes are summed up in thes procure me, either of my own or borrowed of others , 3000 pounds,…. Allow me to depart from this cursed country and I promise to turn Mussalman rather than return to it.’ Whose words? 132. Lord Byron 133. The Teary Folliculties disease is quite prevalent among the youth of this generation. If you were suffering from it what would be the cause of this disease? 133. Wearing tight jeans 135. Born in Pasadena, he was arrested for a minor offence when he was 20. In prison he wrote a book about these experiences called ‘They tortured me to hell’. After release he went back with the name James Clark because he was afraid that the KGB would assassinate him. Who? 136. The publication of the first supplement of the Oxford Dictionary was postponed for one particular reason. What? 136. To include the word Bodyline 137. What instigated Paul Delaroche to quip, ‘from today paintings are dead’? 137. The invention of Photography 138. What is the claim to fame of Marcel Marceaus’ utterance ‘Non’ I the history of cinema? 138. Only spoken word in "The Silent Movie' 139. An author was reading the Times Literary Supplement which carried a review of ‘Human Bondage’. The author, impressed by the review took the name of his next book from it. Who and book? 139. Somerset Maugham and ‘The Moon and Sixpence’ 140. An illegitimate son of a nobleman he craved for the Royal recognition he could never get from the upper classes. Trained as a chemist and a mineralogist his achievements include analysis of Zinc ores one of which, ZnCo3 is named after him. Who?

140. Jjames Smithson of Smithsonite fame 141. In the old theatres a mixture of CaCO3 and Phosphorous was used to produce effects on stage. Which phrase originates from this? 141. The term ‘In the limelight’ 142. This person was almost exchanged at birth with a Koli fisherman’s family. Fatefully he was reunited with his mother when the resident doctor cracked the case of the missing mole on the bottom. He recalls the incident and muses on the possibilities of fishing in Mahim, if not for the doctor. Who? 142. Sunil Gavaskar 143. A particular hill range in Orissa is a haven for Botanists and home of some of the rarest herbs in the world and attracts experts from all over the world who conduct research there. How do we know this hill? 143. The Gandhamadhana Hill from where Hanuman obtained the Sanjeevani herb 144. What did Oliver Pollock create to be first used by the US on 1st April 1778? 144. The '$' sign 145. The Chinese have ideograms to represent ideas. What does the one with ’two women under the same roof’ represent? 145. Trouble 146. Why were Edgar Rice Burroughs’ books banned in the USA for a large part of their published life? 146. Because tarzan and Jane were unmarried and therefore living in sin 147. ‘I don’t know who you are or what you do, but I ‘am gonna get you’. Who to whom? 147. Deep blue to Gary Kasparov. 148. In cyber lingo what does ‘PEFKUSH’ stand for? 148. Push Every Fucking Key Until Something Happens 149. The walk of this animal is supposed to be sensuous to look from behind that there are instances in ancient Hindu literature asking women to follow the walk of this animal. Who is the latest woman to join this bandwagon? 149. Madhuri Dixit (Gaj Gamini) 150. ‘She is older than the rocks among which she has been dead many times and has learned the secrets of the grave and has been a diver in the deep seas and keep their falling days about her’. Mark quoted about her saying “She has the look of a woman who has had just her husband for dinner’. Who? 150. The Monalisa

1. The MIT students calculated my speed to be around 1046 km/sec, bout 3000 times the speed of light. The total load weight involved in my transfer is 321000 tonnes. 214000 living organisms of the same species are involved in my transfer. I have 918 million destinations to reach in 31 hours across 24 time zones visiting 822.6 destinations per second. Who or what am I? Santa Claus 1. Who were the models for the campaign for safe sex initiated by Johnny condoms, the adline being ‘Appearances can be deceptive. Use Johnny condoms’. Prince Charles and Lady Diana 2. What instrument was originally invented as a torture device to pull out nails? 2. The Screwdriver 3. Many objects in India are trademarked with the ISI stamp. What is trademarked ISI No.1? 3. The National Flag 4. ‘There is no God and Mohammed is the Prophet of God’ Where would you find this inscribed? 4. On the Saudi Arabian National Flag 5. 50 colonials and members of the committee of correspondence met at the home of a printer named Benjamin Edes at but 4 P.M. on Dec. 16, 1773. Later that evening they drank from a massive punch bowl of rum concoction which Peter, Edes’ son kept filled. After that they left to do what? 5. They attended the Boston Tea Party 6. A New York stock broker Bill W on a business trip to Akron met Doctor Bob in a pub on Jun 10, 1935 and discussed the horrible brawls they had in pubs. They decided they should do something sand about it. What id they do the next day? 6. Founded Alcoholics Anonymous 7. A total of 321,360 persons viewed his body as it lay in state at Westminster Hall for 3 days. Crowds stood 5 to 10 hours in bitter cold to see the procession to St. Paul’s Cathedral for the first ever state funeral accorded to a commoner in 50 years. Who? 7. Winston Churchill 8. On Aug 9, 1945 the US Army Air Force HQ radio station received a message from a 25 year old major in the force. It said ‘What have we done’? Who sent the message and why? 8. Paul Tibbeths who bombed Hiroshima 9. The result of an experiment at MIT went - ‘Specimen X had a specific gravity of 1.00 Specimen Y had a specific gravity of 1.06. Specific gravity of XLY. Hence QED’. What did the experiment prove? 9. That Blood is thicker than Water 10. The Texas theatre was featuring a B grade war movie ‘War is Hell’ starring Tony Russell. A man ducked into the theatre without paying the admission and drew attention from the staff. He was arrested for this. who? 10. Lee Harvey Oswald 11. The novel begins in 1648 and tells the story of Carl Emannuel Madruzzo who is the Archbishop of Trent and Prince of Trentino and of his mistress of 20 years Claudia Particella whose father is the Archbishop’s closest friend and counsellor. The peasants and priests hate Claudia and want them banished. They feel that this would make Madruzzo a better man but Madruzzo is hell bent on marrying Claudia. Name the novel or author. 11. Mussolini - 'Cardinal's Mistress'

12. His main foe was sexual passion. He tried various methods of restraint. He devised various methods, the most used amongst them being the ‘earth treatment’. Consisting of application of clear earth moistened with cold water and spread on fine linen on the abdomen and at bedtime and removed it in the day, supposed to be a radical care. Who devised this method? 12. Mahatma Gandhi 13. What was begun on 19th June, 1969 in a flat by 6 like-minded people in Bombay? 13. The Shiv Sena 14. The SB company is marketing the Bengali version of Paul Robson’s ‘We are in the same boat brother’. Who has rendered this version? 14. Saurav Ganguly 15. The Andhra Bank is the only bank in the country licensed to sell food products. Funda? 15. It sells Tirupati Laddoos 16. What connects Calcutta, San Fransisco, tennis courts and Apache Indian? 16. Tramlines 17. How does the popular pharmaceutical brand Disprin get its name? 17. Dissolvable Aspirin hence Dispirin 18. Built in 1920 by Count Zborowski on his estate near Canterbury ,England, she had a pre 1914 war chain drive, 75 horsepower, Mercedes chassis which was installed with a 6 cylinder Maybach Aero engine, same type as used in Zeppelins. She had a gray steel body with an immense polished hood 8 ft in length and weighed over 5 tons. In 1921 she won the 100 mph ghost handicap at Brooklands and again in 1922, the Lightning Ghost handicap. But in that year she met with an accident and she never raced again. What? 18. Chitty Chitty Bang Bang 19. The abode of the gods was the summit of Mt. Olympus in Thessaly. A Gate of clouds was kept by a set of goddesses who opened the doors of celestials to earth and welcomed them on return. Name them. 19. The Seasons 20. Callisto was converted into an Animal by Juno as Jove was captivated by her beauty. One day she was espied but a youth whom she recognised as her son. She was inclined to embrace him but the youth seeing the animal rushing towards him took position to kill it. Jove saw this situation and prevented it. How? 20. He converted them into the Little Bear and the Great Bear 21. The Greeks believed that was a circular disc divided into 2 equal parts by sea. They also assumed that around the earth flowed a river its course being from South to North. Which sea? 21. The Mediterranean 22. “ A computer program is like a henchman of a ship charting its course through unknown waters”. This statement gave rise to a word. Which word? 22. Cybernetics 23. What word was derived from Latin for “To put away or remove flesh’ referring to the abstinence of meat during Lent. 23. Carnival 24. The Maha Kumbh Mela occurs 4 times every 12 years in 4 places Hardwar, Ujjain, Prayag and Nasik. Why these four places? 24. The four places where Garuda spilt Nectar while bringing them from the heavens

25. The King Daksha had a daughter who committed suicide as she was unable to bear the fact that her husband had not been invited to the great sacrifice when all other Gods were. Who is this and what practice takes its name from her? 25. Sati and Sati 26. King Janaka is said to have been the only King to have coined a shloka. Why did he do this? 26. The shloka recited during Kanyadaana 27. The sage Bharatha is the author of Natyashastra. But he is believed to have been taught the art by a sage who watched Shiva’s cosmic dance. Name the sage? 27. Sage Tandu (Therefore Tandava Nritya) 28. It is composed of 3 parts. Each is made up of 9 twisted strands. It can be made only from cotton, hemp or wool depending on strata. What? 28. The Sacred Thread or ‘Poonal’ 29. In 1456, the first known book to be printed movable type in Europe was brought out in Mainz, Germany. Which book? 29. The Gutenberg Bible 30. This French princess was slain by her incestuous father and is the patron saint of the insane. Who? 30. Demphna 31. What first appeared in the newspaper ‘Belle life in London’ in 1835? 31. The first Chess column 32. It was created by Ub Iwerks who gave its voice too. Later its voice was given by James McDonald. It first appeared on Jan 13, 1930 with Floyd Gottfredson as writer of the column. Bob Lampett designed the doll version of it. What? 32. Mickey Mouse 33. Which instrument meaning ‘3 stringed’ in Persian was introduced by a resident of Etah district in UP. He was called Hindu Turk in his home town. Who? 33. Amir Khusro 34. How do we know Atah Mohammed Khan, husband of Hussaini, a maid in the service of Queen Mriganayanee, the widow of the king of Gwalior better? 34. Tansen 35. In the world of comics what is the Mabel Syrup’s claim to fame? 35. Author of Calvin's favourite book ' Hamster Yoiee and Goeey Kablooie' 36. In the 18th century, wealthy visitors thoroughly enjoyed the mineral springs and baths in a village in South East Belgium near the German Border. What was the village called? 36. Spa 37. This book originally came out with the adline “ A full vacations’ reading for $3” but didn’t sell because $3 was considered too expensive for it. Then it became a best seller with its alternative adline. Book or new adline? 37. Gone with the Wind 38. Who was the first sportsman to be given a memorial service at the Westminster Abbey? 38. Sir Frank Worell 39. ‘If you understand ______ completely, we failed. We wanted to raise few more questions than we answered.‘ Who about what?

39. Arthur C. Clarke on 2001-A Space Odyssey 40. He was the first sportsman to have ever modelled for any product. The product was Coleman’s Mustard. Who? 40. W.G.Grace 41. She began studying drama at the age of 11 and her first acting job was dancing with the Honey monster in a commercial for Sugar Puff cereal. Who? 41. Kate Winslet 42. This singer. For $8 an hour used to smoke cigarettes for a scientific experiment at UCLA. Who? 42. Axl Rose 43. In 1969, a world famous personality challenged Broadway in a musical version of ‘By time Buck White’, a play which described the turmoil that ensues when the militant dynamic hero arrives at the address of the beautiful Allelujah Day Soe. It flopped after running for 7 days. Who was the hero? 43. Mohammed Ali 44. Her ashes were scattered by plane over Marvin County and in her will she left $2500 ‘so that my friends can get blown when I am gone’. Who? 44. Janis Joplin 45. The legend of Romulus and Remus being suckled by the wolf has inspired two literary characters of the present day. Name both. 45. Mowgli and tarzan 46. This phrase comes into the language during medieval times where signatures in a petition were placed in a circle so as not to reveal the order in which they were signed. Which phrase? 46. Round Robin 47. Maine Pyar Kiya was released as “When Love Calls’ in English. What was released as ‘Me stud, you dud’? 47. Main Khiladi Tu Anadi 48. Hayby Mills who played twins in the ‘Parent Trap’ is the parent of musical son Crispian Mills. Which band? 48. Kula Shaker 49. It was banned in Iran for 2 reasons, one that it runs counter to Islamic spirit. The other that it damages the hips. What? 49. Rock and Roll 50. What was started as a result of a discovery made by Mackay, Fair O’Brien and Flood.? 50. The Gold Rush 51. During the American Civil War, temporary Telegraph wires were set up on trees for speedy processing of info. Which phrase came as a result of this? 51. From the Grapevine 52. Which consumer good gets its name from the Latin word for ‘Vigour’? 52. Vim 53. The poem “The old man’s daughter’ and how he gained them by Robert Southey has been parodied by a famous author. The parody being more famous than the original. Which one?

53. Lewis Carroll’s Alice in Wonderland 54. Whose motto is ‘Best Care Anywhere’? 54. MASH 4077 55. Which magazine’s first issue carried a special message from the editor on the cover saying “Please buy this magazine’? 55. MAD 56. IN 1932, Japan planned to kill 2 Americans with a view of provoking them to war. One was Joseph Curran, the American Ambassador. Who Was the other? 56. Charlie Chaplin 57. The title of which music album was inspired by a series of paintings by Hiroshima survivors? 57. U2's Unforgettable Fire 58. Which music group gets its name from a sadomasochistic novel by Michael Leigh? 58. Velvet Underground 59. During the Gulf War, all low brow condom manufacturing companies in the US received major bulk orders resulting in a great financial rejuvenation. Why were these bulk orders placed all of a sudden? 59. To prevent sand from getting into the nozzles of Guns 60. Which English word comes from Cambridge slang for room or chamber mate? 60. Chum 61. ‘He who paints the sky Green and the grass blue must be sterilised’. Who on whom? 61. Hilter on Picasso 62. His autobiography is ‘My Story’ and he starred in the movie ‘Le Boheur est dans le pre’. Who? 62. Eric Cantona 63. Recitation of Rig Veda, Music of the Sama Veda , mime of the Yajur Veda and sentiments of the Atharva Veda came together to form what? 63. Bharatanatyam 64. The first Pestilence rode a white horse and carried a bow ready to conquer, war rode a red horse carrying a sword. Famine rode a black horse and then came a grey horse with death on it. How do we know them better? 64. Horsemen of the Apocalypse 65. Whose epitaph ‘The philosophers have only interpreted the world in different ways, the point however is to change it. Workers of all lands unite.’? 65. Karl Marx 66. What was first advocated in a booklet by the name of ‘A memory of Solferino’? 66. The Red Cross 67. Aware of the unpopularity of his job, a German tax collector of Apolda in Thuringia developed in the 1880s an especially fierce breed of dogs to help him on his rounds and this breed takes its name from him. Which one? 67. Doberman 68. Which comic character is also known by the name Marquis De Gorgonzola? 68. Rastapopoulos

69. Who translated the ‘Jabberwocky’ for Alice in ‘Through the looking glass’? 69. Humpty Dumpty 70. Darrell Waters first’ book was ‘A Child Whispers’, a book of poems. How do we know her better? 70. Enid Blyton 71. John Bunyan once said’ Sin will prevent you from reading this book or this book will prevent you from sinning’. Which book? 71. The Bible 72. Whose said ‘There, where I have passed, the grass will not grow again’? 72. Attilla the Hun 73. Who advertised with the line’ Only the umpires have a closer view’? 73. Channel Nine 74. Sachin Tendulkar's father-in-law Anand Mehta is a national champion in which sport? 74. Bridge 75.How does Sachin Tendulkar get the name Sachin? 75. He was given the name by his brother Ajit because his(Ajit's) favourite composer was Sachin Dev (S D) Burman. 76.This year SRT broke his own world record of scoring max runs in ODIs in a calendar year. How much did he score? 76. 1894 77. SRT has endorsed three brands of shoes. The well-known ones are Adidas and Action. Which is the third? 77. Power 78. In which tournament did SRT put up a world record score of 664 with Vinod Kambli? 78. Harris Shield 79. On his ODI debut he scored 0, how much did he score on his test debut? 79. 15 80. In the early 1990s SRT was frequently but incorrectly linked with a Bollywood starlet several times in the gossip mags. Who was she? 80. Shilpa Shirodkar 81. SRT and Azhar appeared together in an ad for which product(excluding Pepsi where they appeared along with Kambli)? 81. Luna 82. When he opened the innings for the first time in ODIs in New Zealand, Who opened with him? 82. Vinod Kambli 83. In the Mohinder Amarnath benefit ODI against S.A. in Bombay, SRT is supposed to have played this stroke the only time in his career according to Gavaskar. Which stroke? 83. The reverse sweep 84. SRT was the first batsman to given out by a third umpire when he was run out . Who was the non-striker? 84. Ravi Shastri

85. SRT admits to having just one superstition. What? 85. That he always wears his left pad first. 86. Name SRT’s daughter. 86. Sara 87. SRT and Imran Khan have a non-cricketing connection. What is it? 87. Their mother-in-laws names. Both Jemima Godsmith and Anjali Mehta’s mothers are named Annabel. 88. Against which country did SRT debut as opener in ODIs? 88. New Zealand, at Auckland in 91-92.

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