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----- Meeting Notes (01/06/12 12:48) -----We will begin at 12:30. Please come and get a name slip.
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Galouti Kebab (Tunde Kebab will also do)
Brand names which have become generic for the product category
XKCD, Randall Monroe
Mayan Calendar / Aztec Calendar
DilwaleDulhania le Jayenge
Curious Case of Benjamin Button
THOUGHTWORKS Harinee Charan GURGAON QUIZ
Q1 This reality tv concept was created by Endemol, a production house in Netherlands, and has seen various regional avatars including a popular one in India, . Name the show and the host for the upcoming season of the Indian version.
Q2 I was born on 15 june 1937 in Bhingar, near Ahmednagar. I started my career by selling flowers in Dadar railway station and was drafted as a soldier in the Indian Army during the 1962 Indo-China War. I was the only survivor of an attack during the Indo-Pak war of 1965 at Khem-Karan, where I pledged to dedicate my life to serving people. Who am I?
Q3 M.H.Hasham lost his family business of rice exports when the Govt. nationalized 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?
Q4 Launched in 1935 as a chocolate crisp in the UK, it was later renamed after an 18th century London Club. A global success, it was launched in India in 1995 and marketed as a between the meals snack. Name the product.
Q5 What is a three-finger exercise?[HINT: YOU DO IT ALMOST EVERY DAY]
Q6 If you find yourself in an Infinite Loop in the Bay area, where would you be? Hint: Avoid Doctors!!
Q7 Name this Delhi DareDevil player who hasn’t featured in any domestic cricket since 2010 and though he has been a part of the same IPL team for five seasons, he is yet to get a game in the T20 tournament. Also, he is the son of a former union cabinet minister for railways.
Q8 This car company’s logo was based on the coat of arms of Stuttgart. It also made tanks and armored cars for Hitler’s army in WW2.Coat of arms of Stuttgart
Q9Founded in 1880 as St. Marks(West Gorton), they became ArdwickAssociation Football Club in 1887 totheir current name in 1894. Theclub played at Maine Road from1923 to 2003. The clubs mostsuccessful period was in the late1960s and early 1970s when theywon the League Championship, FACup, League Cup and European CupWinners Cup under themanagement team of Joe Mercerand Malcolm Allison.
Q11 Identify the brand here: “Mines Faster Than Yours” “Everybody remembers their first time. .” “Mines Bigger Than Yours..” “More Experience Than Our Name Suggests“
Q12 One of the more delicate kebabs from South Asia, made of minced goat / buf falo meat. Legend has it that this kebab was created for an aging Nawab Wajid Ali Shah of Lucknow who lost his teeth, but not his passion for meat dishes. Name this Kebab.
Q13 This kebab was created by Nawab Syed Mohammad Haider Kazmi, who, stung by the remark of a British of ficer about the coarse texture of the kebabs served at dinner, ordered his rakabdars (gourmet cooks) to evolve a more refined seekh kebab. Identify this Kebab!
Q14 In the popular show “The Big Bang Theory”, the four physicists are scholars in which US university?
Q15 What is common to xerox, kerosene, escalator and corn flakes?BonusPoint
Q16 Thomas Adams first tried to change chicle into synthetic rubber products like toys, masks, rain boots, and bicycle tires out of the chicle from Mexican sapodilla trees, but every experiment failed. He finally got a blockbuster invention which we continue to use even today. What did he invent?
Q17• Name the comic strip.• Bonus points of the author
Q18 This popular food item was invented by a Turkish immigrant in Berlin. The subsequent popularization of shops serving this snack to club goers till late nights in the UK led to many traditional fish and chip shops going bust.
Q 19 • Identify this reigning world champion (seen here with her kids), also one of India’s best medal hopes in london olympics this year.
Q 20 Kundan Lal Gujral and his partner Kundan Lal Jaggi innovated several popular North Indian dishes like Tandoori Chicken, Dal Makhani, Butter chicken at this popular eatery. Today, this eatery has over 90 branches across India. Identify this popular fine dining restaurant.
Q 21 This low -budget film released in 1975 with forgotten stars and unknown actors unexpectedly emerged as one of the biggest - grossing releases of Bollywood —sharing the spotlight with the likes of Sholay and Deewar. It even started a new cult with viewers often turned cinemas into temporary temples, leaving their footwear at the door, pelting the screen with flowers and coins. Name the film.
Q 23 This popular beverage was once banned by the Ethiopian Church for it being a drink for Pagans and by the Imam of Ottoman Empire for being addictive. Also Frederick the Great of Prussia demanded that the populace drink alcohol instead because this beverage was associated with rebellious activities. Identify this beverage .