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  • Rules * 25 questions.* Each question carries 1 mark.* Star-marked questions (Qstn no. 1 & all the multiples of 5, i.e 5, 10, 15, 20 & 25) will be counted to break the ties.* Every decision of the QM is final.

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  • Quiz by SomnathII

    This word of English-origin, very much in circulation in recent times, was once used in the card games. Now it literally means to get the better of an adversary or competitor, byusingacrucial, oftenhidden resource. Its popularity/use has been shown in next visual.

    Identify the good word.(vis next slide)1#gyandhara17, IIEST-ShibpurTrumped (Prelims)

  • Quiz by SomnathII

    1#gyandhara17, IIEST-ShibpurTrumped (Prelims)

  • Quiz by SomnathTrumped (Prelims)II

    It all started with a smaller denomination one but after the demonetization issue, it resurfaced with the bigger ones. With all the memes (including one based on an early 90s Salman-starrer) and jokes circulating online, it made a few of the namesakes life pretty miserable. To cheer them up, some Delhi restaurants had even came up with special offers to get a free drink or discount on the bill.

    Which newsmaker was responsible for all the drama?2#gyandhara17, IIEST-Shibpur

  • Quiz by SomnathII

    The google-search for the real one was below the expectation when it originally took place few years back. The highly dramatized and obviously more spicier version caught everyones attention in the fag end of 2016 which caused for a renewed interest for the original one and it produced a huge spike in the online search result.

    What is being searched in the net?3#gyandhara17, IIEST-ShibpurTrumped (Prelims)

  • Quiz by SomnathII

    One ofthe oldest continuously inhabited cities in the world, it is famous for its white marble. This fact has been cited as the etymological origin of its name.

    Identify the city that has been in the news for not so good reasons since the last two years. (After an unfortunate run of events, 5 year old Omran Daqneesh became the face of the city)4#gyandhara17, IIEST-ShibpurTrumped (Prelims)

  • Quiz by SomnathTrumped (Prelims)II

    5#gyandhara17, IIEST-ShibpurThis order of Roman Catholic monks takes its name froma monastery in theFrench province of Normandy. A new family and their members have made them a news-item off late.

    Explain.

  • Quiz by SomnathII

    To supplement the meagre monthly income of her govt. employee husband, this ambitiouslady used to run a video parlour. She also bought a video camera and started to shoot weddings in her locality.Her growing fame and confidence made her think to make a video of a former movie star which had the potential to earn her a good profit. It was finally made possible by an IAS officer, V.S. Chandralekha and as the saying goes.the rest is history.

    Who?6#gyandhara17, IIEST-ShibpurTrumped (Prelims)

  • Quiz by SomnathII

    Put funda behind this Happy New Year-tweet by Kroos.7#gyandhara17, IIEST-ShibpurTrumped (Prelims)

  • Quiz by SomnathII

    A tall man, walking away from his village with a heavy heart, his wife's body tied to his back, and almost dragging a little boy, his son, in a chilly evening drizzle, towards a distant stream - thus begins Y.B. Satyanarayanas absorbing 2011-book My Father Baliah. Noted for its documentation of caste and the Madiga experience in the Telengana region, the book saw a huge jump insales in 2016.

    Why?8#gyandhara17, IIEST-ShibpurTrumped (Prelims)

  • Quiz by SomnathII

    Why did this person come into news recently?9#gyandhara17, IIEST-ShibpurTrumped (Prelims)

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  • Quiz by SomnathII

    This 13-Point Agenda started with the heartfelt declaration that the Journey is over. It ended with an acknowledgement to the People for the support.

    Which much publicised event of 2013 was that?10#gyandhara17, IIEST-ShibpurTrumped (Prelims)

  • Quiz by SomnathII

    On the May Day, 2011, an army helicopter delivered a special package to the much decorated supercarrier of US Navy USSCarl Vinson. Breaking away from the routine chores, a special hour-long ceremony was conducted on-board following some strict religious rituals on the very next day.

    What happened there?

    11#gyandhara17, IIEST-ShibpurTrumped (Prelims)

  • Quiz by SomnathII

    Paper, the New York-based pop-culture magazine, literally broke the internet with the help of some stunning photographs by JeanPaul Goude. The shoot was a re-creation of Goudes Champagne Incident, a series of photographs from his 1982 bookJungle Fever.

    Who was the subject of these photos?12#gyandhara17, IIEST-ShibpurTrumped (Prelims)

  • Quiz by SomnathII

    Just find X & Y. (Correct order needed to get points)13#gyandhara17, IIEST-Shibpur

    Nov 24, 2011Oct 25, 2016Trumped (Prelims)

  • Quiz by SomnathII

    Originally finished in 1957, it was sold totheJ.B. Lippincott Company. As nothing substantial happened with it, everyone thought it to be lost. Later, upon hearing about its existence at a family gathering, Tonja Carter found it inside a safe-deposit box.It finally saw the light of the day in mid-2015 with lot of hype and hoopla.

    What is being talked about?14#gyandhara17, IIEST-ShibpurTrumped (Prelims)

  • Quiz by SomnathII

    Fans chose GLAMSquad & Phenomenal Five. One of the coaches suggested Slay Squad. But this team chose something else. Many assumed that the name was a reference to the change in the team size that will take place at the 2020-Tokyo Olympics. But the actual reason was said to be the imminent retirement of Martha Karolyi, the legendary Romanian coach.

    Which nickname was thus coined for this group?(vis next slide)15#gyandhara17, IIEST-ShibpurTrumped (Prelims)

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    15#gyandhara17, IIEST-ShibpurTrumped (Prelims)

  • Quiz by SomnathII

    This poet-cum-singer-cum-social activist made her movie debut in the 90s blockbuster Mohra. In 2012, she made her comeback in Bollywood with a critically acclaimed film where she shared screen space with Mithun Chakraborty.

    On which newsmaker who came in the news for all wrong reasons, her character was based in that 2012 movie?16#gyandhara17, IIEST-ShibpurTrumped (Prelims)

  • Quiz by SomnathII

    Hiver is a software that helps organizations collaborate from their email inboxes.

    Why this leading brand in its business was forced to change its original name that came from the Latin word meaning crowd, in September 2015?(Clue vis in the next slide) 17#gyandhara17, IIEST-ShibpurTrumped (Prelims)

  • Quiz by SomnathII

    17#gyandhara17, IIEST-ShibpurTrumped (Prelims)

  • Quiz by SomnathII

    In September 2015, after becoming the oldest ever at the age of 51 to get associated with an iconic filmy-tag, this lady said Icant say Im a X Y because Im too mature to be a X Y. I am a X Z.

    Which tag was she referring to?(Clue Z is used for the matured and elderly ones while Y is reserved for the younger ones)

    18#gyandhara17, IIEST-ShibpurTrumped (Prelims)

  • Quiz by SomnathII

    In 1989-90, a report appeared in a local newspaper that the tallest man of the district at 71 was unemployed and that he should be recruited to the state police. After that, Balbir got a call from CRPF. Because of age-related issues, he was not offered the job under the sports quota. His son, an inch taller than him, more than made up for this humiliation and became a newspaper headline himself.

    Identify the son.19#gyandhara17, IIEST-ShibpurTrumped (Prelims)

  • Quiz by SomnathII

    This common household item was originally used for the protection from certain police-actions but later on became a symbol of the resistance in Hong Kong. Which item was that?20#gyandhara17, IIEST-ShibpurTrumped (Prelims)

  • Quiz by SomnathII

    The rise of ISIS, 2015 Cricket WC, APJ Abdul Kalams demise, Sheena Bora Murder Case and Vyapam Scandal featured on the list of Yahoos most searched news/events in 2015.

    Who/what has been named as the Personality of the Year 2015 by Yahoo, beating all the big names? (As per Yahoo India, it all started after a particular announcement in Maharashtra, which led to massive debates and arguments. It was fuelled further by Dadri lynching and Award Wapsi campaign)21#gyandhara17, IIEST-ShibpurTrumped (Prelims)

  • Quiz by SomnathII

    Current flagbearer of a musical family, identify this kid.22#gyandhara17, IIEST-ShibpurTrumped (Prelims)

  • Quiz by SomnathII

    Who will complete this elite list of Court-appointed guardians?23#gyandhara17, IIEST-ShibpurTrumped (Prelims)

  • Quiz by SomnathII

    The original version, sung by the Male Adele has reached the top 10 status in over twelve countries worldwide, including US, UK and New Zealand.

    Identify the original singer.24#gyandhara17, IIEST-ShibpurTrumped (Prelims)

  • Quiz by SomnathII

    This leading company with diversified business-interests was launched in 1966. Its most noted brand which has been beta-launched on 27 December 2015 on the eve of 83rd birth anniversary of the latefounder of the parent company, sent shockwaves across the industries and left many happily shocked and confused.

    As per the current head of the company, how did the logo of this latest brand pay tribute to the companys roots?25#gyandhara17, IIEST-ShibpurTrumped (Prelims)

  • Quiz by SomnathII

    This word of English-origin, very much in circulation in recent times, was once used in the card games. Now it literally means to get the better of an adversary or competitor, byusingacrucial, oftenhidden resource. Its popularity/use has been shown in next visual.

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