Wednesday, 15 January 2014

Part 2 

16. The first direct experimental evidence of their existence occurred when three-jet events were observed at PETRA in Hamburg in 1979, although deep inelastic scattering at the Stanford Linear Accelerator Centre had earlier established their existence. They have negative intrinsic parity, zero isospin, and also lack charge and mass, although they do have color. Confined within hadrons and using mesons as force mediators, they are not directly involved in nuclear forces. Name these subatomic particles that cause quarks to interact and indirectly make protons and neutrons bind together in nuclei.

17. In formal language theory, they are equivalent to any finite state automaton and have three operations: concatenation, union, and the Kleene star. In practice, many more operations are defined, depending on the implementation. Name this term that describes a string that can be used to match a set of strings, found in UNIX tools like sed and grep and programming languages like Perl.

18. * 'X' is an English dramatist, poet and translator of the Elizabethan era and was the foremost Elizabethan tragedian of his day. He greatly influenced 'Y', who was born in the same year as 'X' and who rose to become the preeminent Elizabethan playwright after X's mysterious early death at the age of 29 from injuries received in a tavern brawl. Find x and y?

19. Who along with A P J Abdul Kalam wrote the book “India 2020 a vision for new millennium”.

 20. What is the first Domain name registered in online?

21. The X contains the (West) tower or gopuram of the famous Srivilliputhur Divya Desam temple in Srivilliputhur, at the center in yellow. The base consists of the Indian emblem (Sarnath Lion Capital) at the center in red colour with the Indian flag on both sides. X has two inscriptions in certain script. Identify X.

22. Which British architect design victoria terminal in Kolkata.

 23. Swaythling cup is associated with which sports.

24. * Jacques Lacan wrote that this reaction is simply the subject’s real belief in another. Freud described its “negative” form as the subject’s resistance to the uncovering process of analysis. A common form is the erotic, perhaps most famously exemplified by the desire of Anna O., the first psychoanalytic patient, to have the baby of Dr. Breuer. What is this experience of powerful feelings toward the analyst felt by the subject of psychoanalysis?

25. X” graduated from NIDA (Australia's National Institute of Dramatic Art) in 1998 at the age of 
22. “X” received critical acclaim for his portrayal of "Arthur Wellesley" in his first professional role in the Belvoir Street Theatre production "Judas Kiss”. 2010: “X” was Named Australia's Most Stylish Male Celebrity by 'Madison' magazine.

26. What was the original Latin meaning of mathematical subject Calculas?

27. The Canadian company Authentic Brands Group bought the rights to her image from Anna Strasberg, the wife of Lee Strasberg, one of this actress's acting coaches. When she was a child, her mom, Gladys, once attempted to kidnap her by stuffing her in an oversize duffel bag. One popular urban legend and unverified Wikipedia entry about her is that she was the first Castroville Artichoke Queen. Name this iconic actress famous for such movies as "Gentleman Prefer Blondes" and "The Seven Year Itch".

28. * This composer was born into a Swedish family in 1865, but is considered a Finnish hero His last work was the tone poem Tapiola in 1926. He created no new works until his death in 1957

29. The state which banned the use of panmasala , gurkha for the first time.

30. The study of India’s culture ,traditions ,heritage is called Indology .What about the study of china’s culture ,heritage…etc. ?

31. Northern cities on this river include Bhamo and Myitkina. It is of formed by the confluence of the Mali and the Nwai rivers. Its chief tributary is the Chindwin and it runs through the Arakan and Pegu Mountains. The name for this river is Sanskrit for elephant and it flows through the cities of Mandalay, Rangoon, and Henzada. FTP, name this river, which empties into the Andaman Sea and is the major river of Burma.

32. * Boogie Woogie was an Indian Television dance show that aired on Sony Entertainment Television. Debuting in 1995, the show is hosted by Indian film and television personalities, Naved Jaffrey and Ravi Behl, who are also the producers and creators of the show. Javed Jaffrey appears as the permanent celebrity judge. Which (in)famous personality was its South Zone Champion in 1995?

 33. The death of “x” on 28 October 2012, at University Hospital Galway in Ireland, led to nationwide protests—which spilled over into India, Britain and many other countries—calling for a review of the abortion laws in Ireland. X, a Hindu Lingayat of Indian origin, was suffering from a miscarriage when she was some 17 weeks pregnant, and she sought medical attention and treatment at University Hospital Galway. Her requests for an abortion were refused, with her being told on one occasion that "it was the law, that this is a Catholic country. During the next several days, she was diagnosed with septicaemia which led to multiple organ failure and her death.

34. It may help account for the high energies of W and Z particles, and it is fundamental to the operation of Standard theory, but it has not yet been experimentally detected. It was hypothesized by its namesake in the 1960’s, and is believed to be the key to understanding electroweak symmetry. Name this particle which is believed to confer mass.

35. Goddess of the sky, marriage, and motherhood is the mother of both Baldur and Hod, as well as the wife of Odin, in Norse mythology. Name the goddess.

36. In the English Language, “null” varieties are commonly used to indicate singularity of nouns and the 3rd person present tense of verbs. “Cranberry” ones no longer have meaning, but remain necessary to differentiate between words. ”Bound” ones, such as prefixes, must be used in conjunction with a “free” one to form a valid word. Name this smallest unit of a language that has semantic meaning.

37. * Name the husband wife pair who won gold medals in the pools in the Helsinki Olympics (1952).

38. Name the Indian goalkeeper who didn’t concede a single goal during 1928 Amsterdam Olympics.

39. Recipient of the Man booker Prize 2013. 40. ‘X’ is a Filipino beauty queen, actress and model. She won the Miss World Philippines title and recently crowned as Miss World 2013 in Bali, Indonesia. She is the first woman from the Philippines to win the title of Miss World. Name ‘X’

 41. Youngest Bharath ratna Recipient.

 42. Which British statesman and the empire builder was the prime minister of cape colony developed Rhodesia, Which was named after him. 43. For which lady famed for her beauty, did British resident Johan Kirkpatrick built Rang Mahal Palace in the precincts of the residency.

 44. Name the great composer and musician who was the child prodigy and in which honour, a music festival is held in Salzburg (Austria) every year. 45. His original name was Ramatanu Pande.He symbolises the best in Hindustani music. Who was he?

 46. Who composed The Blue Danube?

 47. Which was the first talkie film?

 48. Expand ESPN (Chanel).

49. Name the autobiography of the cricketer (Indian off-spinner) E.A .S Prasanna.

50. His matrices are the equivalent of the Pauli spin matrices for SU(3), and the formula he developed with Nishijima provides a way for finding the isospin of hadrons given the charge, baryon number, and strangeness. The mass formula he developed with Okubo does an excellent job of predicting the masses of the baryon octet, allowing him to correctly predict many of the properties of the omega-minus baryon. Who is this physicist who developed most of the basics of the quark theory, which earned him the 1969 Nobel Prize in Physics?

Friday, 13 December 2013

Brainwiz 2013

Brainwiz prelims questions which was conducted across 4 centers in Kerala by Rajiv Gandhi Institute of Technology, Kottayam

Part 1

1. Although most people think of him as an economist, he holds a joint appointment in the Dept. of Sociology. He is famous for extending economic analysis beyond classical economic behaviour involving saving and investing and into more traditionally sociological areas such as crime, discrimination, and family structure and dynamics. Names this University of Chicago professor, winner of the 1992 Nobel Prize in Economics.

2. This was a legendary female Bengal tiger for an estimated 430 deaths in Nepal and Kumaon area in India, mostly during the 19th century .Her attacks have been listed in the Guinness Book of The world Records as the highest number of fatalities from a tiger. She was shot in 1970 by Jim Corbett.

3. * One example of it is the problem of the male barber who shaves everyone in his village and who does not shave himself. Does he shave himself of not? Stated more formally, let set A be an element of set M if and only if set A is not an element of set A, i.e. M is the set of all sets that do not contain themselves. Name this logical contradiction, which shows some fundamental problems with Cantor and Frege's set theory and which is named for its discoverer, a 20th century British logician and philosopher.

 4. * X was born on December 4, 1898 in Watrap, Tamil Nadu. His father was a farmer-scholar deeply versed in Tamil and Sanskrit literature in 1920, X went to work with C.V. Raman at the Indian Association for the Cultivation of Science, Kolkata (then Calcutta). There he engaged himself in experimental study of the scattering of light in a large number of liquids and its theoretical interpretations. He played a significant role in the discovery of the Raman Effect. Name X 5. Snake boat race season of Kerala heralds with which famous Boat race. Name the Boat race.

6. * When the term "X “was coined and popularized by Eric Drexler. It referred to a future manufacturing technology based on molecular machine systems. The premise was that molecular scale biological analogies of traditional machine components demonstrated molecular machines were possible: by the countless examples found in biology, it is known that sophisticated, stochastically optimized biological machines can be produced. Solve for X.

7. * 1) Hasan Ali Shah Mehalatee
2) Ali Shah
3) Sir Sultan Mohamed Shah
4) Prince Karim Al Hussein (incumbent) they all held a title. What title?

8. The meaning of “X” as per Malayalam Dictionary –‘sabdatharavaly’ of Sreekandeswaram - is Ananthanasayanan (The land of lord vishnu).It is believed that the Lord Rama and Lakshmana during their period of exile visited this hillside.Upon the request of the sages Lakshmana killed many demons that were a threat and nuisance to sages. Thus the place came to be called ‘Vijayadri’ in Sanskrit.The name means ‘hill of victory’ .Solve for X.

 9. X was born in 3rd Dec 1889 in Habibpur to Laxmi priya devi & Troilokyanath Basu he lost his parents when he was 6 .He was one of the youngest revolutionaries early in the Indian independent movement, he was hanged by the British government when he was only 18 years old, Moreover he was the hero who hurled first bomb to British.

10. He played a minor role in the Manhattan Project and claimed that he had come to America because his help was not needed to construct nuclear weapons. He conceived of the principle of complementarity and, after studying under Ernest Rutherford, he introduced the ideas that electrons could drop from higher orbits to lower orbits, emitting a photon, and that chemical properties were largely determined by the number of electrons in the outer orbits. Who is this Danish physicist, best known for his model of the atom?

11. * One of the most prominent (and archeologically feasible) ideas about the siege of this city was that it was overthrown by angry Canaanite peasants. Another idea (based mainly on the book of Judges) suggests a peaceful infiltration over time by Israelites coming down from the hill country. A third theory, based on a literal interpretation of the Bible, has been highly criticized because the archaeological record shows no evidence of this being a walled city during this time period. This describes what city which the book of Joshua says was conquered by vigorous screaming from an army of Israelites?

 12. * A former member of the Gallaudet University Board of Trustees, his many awards include the ACM’s Alan Turing Award in 2004 and the Presidential Medal of Freedom in 2005, both shared with Robert Kahn. Recently he has worked with Adrian Hooke on the Interplanetary Internet study committee for NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory and in 2005 he was hired by Google Inc. as “Vice President and Chief Internet Evangelist.” Along with Kahn, he is widely credited with the co-invention of the ubiquitous TCP/IP protocol. Name this hearing impaired computer scientist.

13. It may become inflamed when infected by either HIB or Streptococcus pneumonia and malformation of this organ can be responsible for breathing difficulties in children as well as for sleep apnea. It serves as protection for the air passage through the larynx and is one of the three cartilaginous structures which make up the voice box. Which is the organ/cartilage.

14. This Roman province, situated to the south of Cilicia and Cappadocia, boasted major nodes of the Silk Road in Apamea, Tyre, and Palmyra. It supplied the ill-fated 12th Legion that was sent to suppress the Great Revolt of 66 CE, and following the Bar Kokhba Revolt, it absorbed Judea and suffixed the word "Palaestina" to its name, although the capital remained at Antioch. Its largest city, Aleppo, is still the largest city of a modern country of the same name, which along with Egypt, sparked the Yom Kippur War against Israel. Name the country.

15. Name the two Hollywood actors both nominated 7 times for Oscar without winning an Oscar .One being honoured with honorary Oscar and both acted together, Identify two .

Sunday, 28 July 2013

QC# 83

Fatima Stoka Ascend Agneepath Illuminati Fatima

1. _____________ is a term which refers to the new economic policies advocated by Japanese Prime Minister, Shinzo Abe to resolve Japan's macroeconomic problems. It consist of monetary policy, fiscal policy and economic growth policies to encourage private investments.

2. Identify this novel which tells about the story of two brothers Udayan and Subash, one of which turned to be a naxallite and the other one a professor in New York. This is one of the 13 novels short listed for 2013 Man Booker Prize.

3. Which Indian folk dance was recently included in top 10 list of World's Most Amazing Local Dance according to, an international travel website. It is a characteristic dance form of Bhils(tribe) in Rajasthan ?

4. The pic given below shows the transformation of a statue in Copenhagen in 2004 as a protest against something. The protest was marked by covering the statue with a burqa. This is one of the most famous tourist destination in Denmark and the statue shares its name with a famous fairy tale by Danish author Hans Christian Andersen. Identify statue and reason for protest ?

5. Ayyappan Pillai, son of well known poet Karimalil Keshava Pillai, was a famous lyricist in Malayalam. He traveled throughout South India to propagate ideals of Gandhiji and later joined Arya Samaj and changed his name to ______________ , by which we know him or he became famous. His debut in film as lyricist also marked the debut of a famous South Indian music director X in Malayalam films.
Identify the lyricist and the music director,X.

Sunday, 21 July 2013

QC# 82

1. The disease X is described by WHO as a poverty related disease which is caused by protozoan parasites. It occurs in different forms and the common forms are Cutaneous X, Visceral X and Mucosal X. The most common one is Visceral X 90% of which occurs in Indian subcontinent. The name X is derived from the name of the British Indian doctor who identified the protozoan near Dum Dum area in Kolkatta. As a result earlier it was known by the name "dum dum fever", but the Indian physicians call it by another name. Identify X and the common name in India.

2. Identify the 3rd person in the list

3. Known by the nick name "Miracle Rice", it was developed by International Rice Research Institute and was introduced in India during 1960s when India was on the verge of famine. By what name do we know this?

4. The stamp shown below commemorates 100th anniversary of an organization whose mission is to help children reach their potential through professionally supported one-to-one relationship with mentors. Name the organization..

5. Which cartoon character created in 1971 for the Hindi magazine Lotpot was played by Raghuvir Yadav in its television series?


1. X - Leishmaniasis and the common name in India is Kala Azar

2. Yasir Arafat is the third person and the list is the nobel peace laureates in 1994. remaining two are Yitzhak Rabin - former Isreal PM and Shimon Perez - foreign minister of Israel during 1994 and current president. Award was for their efforts to create peace in the Middle East.

3. IR8

4. Big Brothers Big Sisters of Canada

5. Chacha Choudary

Friday, 12 July 2013

QC# 81

1. The personality shown in the photo is a western classical music conductor of Indian-Parsi origin who will become the second person to receive Tagore award. Name him and the first person who won the award.

2. In 1955, X was working for El Espectador, a newspaper in Bogota, when in February of that year eight crew members of the Caldas, a Colombian destroyer, were washed overboard and disappeared. Ten days later one of them turned up, barely alive, on a deserted beach in northern Colombia. This book, which originally appeared as a series of newspaper articles, is X's account of that sailor's ordeal. Identify X and the sailor in this story along with the name of the book.

3. Spot the odd one from the below list.
Henri de Baillet-Latour
Sigfrid Edstrom
Avery Brundage
Michael Morris
Juan Antonio Samaranch
Demetrius Vikelas.

4. In June 2013, scientists discovered a complete new species of bird which is given the scientific name " Orthotomus Chaktomuk" and is commonly known by the name ___________ tailorbird. 
Fill in the blank with the name of the country in which it was found.

5. Teg and Tarkash are the elder ones. Name the younger one?

Answers ::

1. The given pic shows Subin Mehta adn the the first person who won the award is Pandit Ravi Shanker

2. X - Gabriel Garcia Marques.
Book is "Story of  a Ship Wrecked Sailor" and the Sailor - Velasco

3. Avery Brundage from USA is the odd one because he is the only non- European president of International Olympic Committee till now.

4. Cambodia

5. The younger one is Trikand.
Teg (Sabre), Tarkash (Quiver) and Trikand (Bow) are the three Talwar class frigates being built in Russia which were inducted into Indian Navy. Trikand is the latest one.

Tuesday, 25 June 2013

QC# 80

1.   Seven buildings are: Parque Güell; Palacio Güell; Casa Mila; Casa Vicens; work on the Nativity façade and Crypt of La Sagrada Familia; Casa Batlló; Crypt in Colonia Güell. These are the list of UNESCO World Heritage sites in and around Barcelona, Spain. What connect these buildings other than the above said connect?

2. Identify this open source software guru who is half Indian and half German. He died recently. He was one of the organizers of ....

3. He was the first Indian who became a member of the British House of Lords (Upper House) in 1919. He played an important role in navigating the bill through the house which later became the Government of India Act 1919 which transferred powers from Viceroy to Indian legislature. Identify him....

4. Whose stats are shown below. He is considered as one of the greatest in Kerala cricket

5. During the U.S.-Viet Nam War, Captain Willard is sent on a dangerous mission into Cambodia to assassinate a renegade colonel who has set himself up as a god among a local tribe. This is the plot of a famous Hollywood movie starring Marlon Brando, Martin Sheen etc. Identify the film.


1. These are the works of famous Spanish architect Antoni Gaudi which are listed in UNESCO's world heritage sites. He was born in the Catalonia region of Spain and was the leader of Catalan Modernism. His nick name was "God's Architect"

2. Atul Chitnis

3. Satyendra Prasanno Sinha

4. Balan Pandit who died recently

5. Apocalypse Now

Friday, 21 June 2013

QC# 79

1. X  was one of the illustrious ruler of Gwalior who was a great patron of Music and Arts. X  married the famous Gujari queen Mrignayani. Y  was one of the famous musician of his court who specialized in Dhrupad style of singing. Y  was given a title Z  meaning " the learned man" by Akbar  for his priceless contribution to Hindustani music. Identify X, Y & Z...

2. Name the Cambodian movie about the Khmer Rouge shown below which won an award introduced by Giles Jacob in 1978, at Cannes film festival 2013. Also name the award. 

3. The picture given below(left) shows the fragrance bottle in the name of a singer and (right) shows the barbie doll which was modeled after the same celebrity.
Identify this American rapper who was born in Trinidad.

4. Justin Rose recently became the first English player to win the U.S. Open golf since in 1970. Who was the last person before Rose to achieve this feat ?

5. "Committed to improving the state of the World" is the motto of a Swiss non-profit organization based in Geneva. It is in news recently with the announcement of its Indian chapter's 2013 meet in Kochi. Name the organization ?


1. X - Man Singh Tomar
    Y - Tansen
    Z - Mia

2. The Missing Picture

3. Onika Tanya Maraj commonly know by the stage name Nicki Minaj

4. Tony Jacklin

5. World Economic Forum

Tuesday, 18 June 2013

QC# 78

1. Which geographical entity of India was declared as a world biosphere reserve under its Man and the Biosphere Programme by UNESCO in the Month of May 2013. These are part of a great island arc created by the collision of the Indo-Australian Plate with Eurasia.

2. Which online gold shopping portal recently launched gold coins with the face and sign and ST logo of Sachin Tendulkar as a part of Akshaya Trithiya ?

3. The tower shown in the picture below is the world's tallest twist building with a height of 306 m and a twist of 90 degree situated in Dubai. This was designed by the same group which built the Burj Khalifa. Name this engineering marvel..

4. What started in 1850 between Calcutta and Diamond Harbour pioneered by Irish physician, William O'Shaughnessy is coming to an end in July 2013. It served as an important thing to suppress the 1857 Indian Rebellion against British ?

5. Name the third fastest patrol vehicle recently launched by Cochin Shipyard Ltd which is built for Indian Coast Guard.


1. Nicobar Islands

2. Valuemart Gold and Jewels

3. Cayan tower / Infinity tower

4. Telegram service in India

5. Abhinav

Thursday, 13 June 2013

QC# 77

1. X is an inert gas which was discovered in July 1898. Its name is derived from a Greek word meaning "stranger". It was found in the residue after evaporating liquid air. It can be used as an anesthetic. Identify this inert gas X...

2. "Pakistan is a fake country and one day India, Pakistan and Bangladesh will reunite. It may take 15-20 years. Those who have divided us will not easily allow us to reunite. They will still want us to keep fighting. But we will reunite in the next 15-20 years under a strong secular modern-minded government". These are the words of former Supreme court judge and press council chairman whose words on Pakistan always came under criticism. Identify him.

3. He is described as the "maker of modern Bihar" who presided over the inaugural meeting of the Constituent Assembly of India. Identify this former Patna University VC.

4. X was a seven time steeplechase national champion and an Indian soldier. He represented India in the 1958 Asian Games and later gained notoriety as a Chambal Valley dacoit. His name was in news a few months ago. Identify X...

5. "La vie d'Adèle" is a French film by Abdellatif Kechiche which gained fame recently. It is based on a French graphic novel by Julie Maroh. The director dedicated the reason for this fame to the "youth of France" and to Tunisian Revolution. What is the reason for its fame ?


1. Xenon

2. Markandeya Katju

3. Sachidananda Sinha

4. Pan SIngh Tomar

5. "Blue is the warmest colour" is the English name of the film which won the Palm d'or at Cannes film festival 2013 

Saturday, 8 June 2013

QC# 76

1. Which bird was selected as the state bird of Delhi recently ?

2. "Nirbasan" is the autobiography of which controversial writer ?

3. Which Indian railway station became the first to offer BluFi, a combination of Bluetooth and WiFi to provide information to passengers ?

4. Name the 165 km long and known to be the longest access controlled expressway connecting Greater Noida and Agra which was inaugurated on August 2012 ?

5. She is the first woman president of an Asian country and the daughter of a former president of the same country. Name her and the country.


1. Sparrow
2. Thaslima Nasrin
3. Bangalore City Railway Station
4. Yamuna Expressway
5. Park Geun Hye, president of South Korea and daughter of Park Chung Hee, former president. She was the chair woman of Grand National Party which later changed its name to Saenuri Party. Her nick name is "Queen of Elections".

Thursday, 6 June 2013

QC# 75

1. This is an Australian lizard with a false head on the back of its head which helps to prevent it from predators. It is the sole species of the genus Moloch.

2. Connect

3. He is often considered as the Father of Science Fiction. Some of his famous works are Journey to the center of the Earth, 20000 leagues under the sea, From Earth to Moon etc. Identify this writer ?

4. Identify this Belgian painter, print maker and draftsman who lived his entire life on Ostend, Belgium. In 1884, he helped to found the art group called 'Les Vingts'. He is famous for his incorporations of controversial colours and themes. "The Entry of Christ into Brussels" is his most famous work.

5. ______________ were the military units formed by a combination of 53 countries to fight against the Spanish Nationalist forces led by the Fasict backed General Francisco Franco during Spanish civil war. 


1. Thorny Dragon

2. Sidewinder
First pic shows Lee Morgan, American jazz trumpeter whose album in 1964 was named The Sidewinder. Next one is a character from Marvel comics named sidewinder. Last one is the snake of that same name. 

3. Jules Verne

4. James Ensor

5. The International Brigades

Tuesday, 4 June 2013

QC# 74

1. This film which means "The Immortal" revolves around a story of human survival adapted from a newspaper article of a real-life crisis event, when three oil workers from India were kidnapped and taken hostage in Sudan by mercenaries. This film is inspired by a 2008 French- Liberian film "Johnny Mad Dog" which starred a real life group of Liberians United Reconciliation and Democracy child soldiers. Identify the film.

2. The official match ball for FIFA Confederations cup 2013 is the portmanteau of words Carnival, Football and Samba. It was unveiled by former Brazil captain whose shares his name with this ball. Give the name of the ball.

3. Identify this legendary sportsperson

4. Name the political cartoonist, anti-corruption and internet freedom crusader arrested on charges of sedition, cyber crime and insulting the national flag, Parliament and the Constitution through his work.

5. Which Indian literary critic was selected for this year's prestigious Kyoto Prize, the highest private award given in Japan for global achievement ?

Answers ::

1. Maryan, the new Dhanush film directed by Bharath Bala
2. Cafusa and the captain is Cafu who captained Brazil to 2002 FIFA WC victory.
3. Waldyr Pereira nick named Didi who played for Brazil in 1954,58 and 62 FIFA world cups and winning it in 58 and 62. He was the tournament's best player in 1958. He invented the famous "folha seca" free kick
4. Azeem trivedi
5. Gayatri Chakravorthy Spivak.

Monday, 3 June 2013

QC# 73

1. The proposed Jaitapur Nuclear power plant at Madban village of Ratnagiri district in Maharashtra is a joint vencture between Natioanl Power Corporation of India and which French company ?

2. On 21st January 2013, the Supreme court banned tourists from the areas where one of the adivasi indigenous peoples of the Andaman islands live. The name of the tribal group means "foreigners" or "hostile people". Name this tribe..

3. The first National Biodiversity Congress was held in which city in 2012 ?

4. "A Contribution to the Critique of Political Economy" is a book first published in 1859 which criticizes the writings of leading theoretical exponents of capitalism at that time. Who is the author of this book?

5. Identify him...

Answers ::

1. Areva
2. Jarawa
3. Thiruvananthapuram
4. Karl Marx
5. G E Vahanvati

Thursday, 4 April 2013

QC# 72

1. X is an Arabic word which is used to indicate that it is permissible under Islamic law and is commonly seen along with food products. According to  Surah 2:173, it is not a sin to take non X food if forced or if there is no other way. Identify X…

2. It was the time of Purna kumbh mela in 1911 February 18 when pilot Henry Pequet flew the Humber biplane from Allahabad to Naini to enter into the history books. Its 100th anniversary was re enacted by Indian Air Force in 2011. What are we talking about ?

3. Connect....

4. Identify the town which is named after this person and on the right you can see a poem written by him on same name.

5. Name the only Olympian rower to earn gold medals in 5 consecutive Olympics ?


1. Halal
2. World's first airmail
3. Fullbright Programs (scholarships). First photo shows George Washington and second one is of William Fullbright. George Washington University was the first institute to participate in this program
4. Abottabad, famous for Bin Laden's assasination
5. Steve Redgrave