ARCANE QUIZ - ROUND 2
Transcript of ARCANE QUIZ - ROUND 2
• RULES– As explained by the quiz master
1.In 1993 he recorded his first major work in western classical music, his symphony no.1 with the prestigious royal philharmonic orchestra of London. He is the first asian whose symphony was performed by the royal philharmonic orchestra whose patron is queen elizabeth and the president was yehudi menuhin at that time. Who am i talking about?
2.In march 1941, who traveled to the soviet border in a diplomatic car, took a train to Moscow, and then flew into Berlin on an Italian passport under the name Orlando Mazzotto?
SUBASH CHANDRA BOSE
• Duke, the mascot of JAVA
4.X is an official professional holiday in Russia, celebrated on the 256th day of each year (September 13 during common years and on September 12 on leap years).
What is X?
256=28 was chosen because it is the number of distinct values that can be represented with an eight-bit byte—a number that is typically very well known to programmers.
5.What did The Hindu newspaper do in 1995, which made it the first Indian newspaper to do so?
The first newspaper in India to have a websitewww.hindu.com
6.While studying in a renowned Institution, 'X' qualified to try for a transfer scholarship at Cal Tech, widely considered the world's most competitive scholarship. The transfer scholarship is rarely won, One among the toughest exam u can ever attend. 'X' was the only applicant in the entire world that year to get a passing score above 60. The next highest score was 20 points below.Launched ‘Y’ in 90’s, in the first hour, it had 100 subscribers. By mid-1998, the company Picked subscribers at the rate of 1.25 lakh a day! In just over two years, the company's user base was faster than any media company in history. Faster than CNN, Faster than BBC. Identify ‘X’ & ‘Y’.
Sabeer Bhatia and Hotmail
7.Connect and Identify
• Arun Netravali of bell labs , he is the man behind the model of HDTV.
8. About what logo did its designer Peter
Scott, remark: 'We wanted an animal that is beautiful and one loved by many people in this world for its appealing qualities. We also wanted an animal that had impact with black and white printing to save money on printing costs ?
• Chi-Chi - the Panda -mascot of WWF
9. Identify this cricketer .
• CHARLES COVENTRY OF ZIMBABWE WHO SCORED 194*
11.Rooplekha was an Indian movie
released way back in 1962. The director of the movie was "Mohammed Hussain". Mahipal was the lead actor of the movie.This movie was the first Indian movie to have a certain feature which is extremely common in Indian film making these days. What?
12. Identify this person
• CHARLIE CHAPLIN
• Invented by a sculptor and architect in 1974, this is a very popular mechanical puzzle and one of the world's best selling toys. What are we talking about?
THE ANSWER IS
• RUBIK`S CUBE
Identify this famous sporting personality
THEY SHOW RESULTS WHEN RAIN PLAYS SPOILSPORT!!
• DUCKWORTH AND LEWIS
NOW SOMETHING FOR THE
WHAT IS SHOWN IN THIS IMAGE
• The aerial view of New York city just after the 9/11 incident