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PRAGYAAN ALL KERALA INTER SCHOOL QUIZ COMPETITION

MAR ATHANASIUS COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING KOTHAMANGALAMMACE QUIZ CLUB 18th Feb, 2016

PRELIMS

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RULESThere are 25 questions in this round.Each question carries 1 mark.There is 1 minute for each question.Five teams will be selected to the finals.In case of a tie, certain questions marked with * will break the tieQuizmasters decision will be final.

MAR ATHANASIUS COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING KOTHAMANGALAMMACE QUIZ CLUB 18th Feb, 2016

GOOD LUCK

MAR ATHANASIUS COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING KOTHAMANGALAMMACE QUIZ CLUB 18th Feb, 2016

1. Who founded Shanthiniketan?

MAR ATHANASIUS COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING KOTHAMANGALAMMACE QUIZ CLUB 18th Feb, 2016

2.* Jamshedji Tata founded the Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore in 1909. To whom did he send the first invitation to become director of the institute?

MAR ATHANASIUS COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING KOTHAMANGALAMMACE QUIZ CLUB 18th Feb, 2016

3. On January 31st 1948, every national daily in the country except one contained Mahatma Gandhis assassination as first page news. Name the exceptional newspaper.

MAR ATHANASIUS COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING KOTHAMANGALAMMACE QUIZ CLUB 18th Feb, 2016

4. Go set a watchman is the sequel of which famous novel?

MAR ATHANASIUS COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING KOTHAMANGALAMMACE QUIZ CLUB 18th Feb, 2016

5. Who is the Chief Operating Officer of Facebook?

MAR ATHANASIUS COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING KOTHAMANGALAMMACE QUIZ CLUB 18th Feb, 2016

6.* World Cancer Day is observed on

MAR ATHANASIUS COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING KOTHAMANGALAMMACE QUIZ CLUB 18th Feb, 2016

7. India has only one military base abroad. Where is it?

MAR ATHANASIUS COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING KOTHAMANGALAMMACE QUIZ CLUB 18th Feb, 2016

8. Which is the only surviving Sanskrit dance drama that has been recognized by UNESCO as a human heritage art?

MAR ATHANASIUS COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING KOTHAMANGALAMMACE QUIZ CLUB 18th Feb, 2016

9. The whole universe is divided into two sets of fundamental particles. These particles are named after two renowned scientists. One of them is Enrico Fermi. Name the other scientist.

MAR ATHANASIUS COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING KOTHAMANGALAMMACE QUIZ CLUB 18th Feb, 2016

10. What is man without energy? Nothing, nothing at all. Whose words are these?

MAR ATHANASIUS COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING KOTHAMANGALAMMACE QUIZ CLUB 18th Feb, 2016

11. Which is the luxury train operated by Maharashtra government that takes tourists to Mumbai, Goa, Aurangabad, Ajanta and Nasik?

MAR ATHANASIUS COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING KOTHAMANGALAMMACE QUIZ CLUB 18th Feb, 2016

12.* Which dance drama in Kerala consists of eight episodes namely Avatharam, Kaliyamardhanam, Rasakreeda, Kamsavadham, Swayamvaram, Banayudham, Vividha vadham, Swargarohanam?

MAR ATHANASIUS COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING KOTHAMANGALAMMACE QUIZ CLUB 18th Feb, 2016

13. One state, many worlds is the tagline of which Indian state?

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14. Which term taken from Homers Odyssey, represents a malicious program disguised as a malicious software?

MAR ATHANASIUS COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING KOTHAMANGALAMMACE QUIZ CLUB 18th Feb, 2016

15. What is the present name of the newspaper first published under the title The Daily Universal Register?

MAR ATHANASIUS COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING KOTHAMANGALAMMACE QUIZ CLUB 18th Feb, 2016

16. The word X has the dictionary meaning To draw lines, shapes etc. especially when you are bored or thinking about something else. It is Google which made X popular. What is X .

MAR ATHANASIUS COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING KOTHAMANGALAMMACE QUIZ CLUB 18th Feb, 2016

17. Which famous German architect and racetrack designer has designed The Buddh International circuit in Greater Noida?

MAR ATHANASIUS COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING KOTHAMANGALAMMACE QUIZ CLUB 18th Feb, 2016

18. Which space agency other than ISRO, NASA and ESA has successfully sent a mission to Mars?

MAR ATHANASIUS COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING KOTHAMANGALAMMACE QUIZ CLUB 18th Feb, 2016

19. Which ancient Greek hero who became the inspiration for modern Marathon is said to have run from Marathon to Athens to convey the news of victory against Persians?

MAR ATHANASIUS COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING KOTHAMANGALAMMACE QUIZ CLUB 18th Feb, 2016

20*. Which is the oldest surviving English poem which also inspired a Hollywood movie of the same name?

MAR ATHANASIUS COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING KOTHAMANGALAMMACE QUIZ CLUB 18th Feb, 2016

21. Which African country abandoned their currency in 2009 and started using U.S dollar and some other Foreign currencies in their legal transactions?

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22. Name Vikram Seths new novel set to be released in 2016 as a sequel to his 1993 fiction A suitable Boy .

MAR ATHANASIUS COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING KOTHAMANGALAMMACE QUIZ CLUB 18th Feb, 2016

23. Which Latin American countrys official Spanish name means Republic of the Saviour ?

MAR ATHANASIUS COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING KOTHAMANGALAMMACE QUIZ CLUB 18th Feb, 2016

24.* The Union Ministry of Culture has launched a programme which aims to rekindle long-lost ties across the nations of the Indian Ocean (world). Name the programme.

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25. ZMapp, the experimental biopharmaceutical drug was tested on human beings for which disease?

MAR ATHANASIUS COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING KOTHAMANGALAMMACE QUIZ CLUB 18th Feb, 2016

ANSWERS :Debendranath Tagore *Swami VivekanandaThe HinduTo Kill a Mocking Bird(Harper Lee)Sheryl Sandberg *February 4Tajikisthan (Farkhor Airbase)KoodiyattomSatyendranath BoseMark TwainDeccan Odyssey *KrishnanattomKarnataka

14.Trojan Horse15.The Times16.Google Doodle17.Hermann Vinke18.Roscosmos19.Pheidippides20.*Deowulf21.Zimbabwe22.A Suitable Girl23.El Salvador( Republica de El Salvador)24. *Project Mausam25.Ebola

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THANK YOUSEE YOU AGAIN!

MAR ATHANASIUS COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING KOTHAMANGALAMMACE QUIZ CLUB 18th Feb, 2016