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 FOSS.in ....

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

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