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If you have an ear for music and an eye for detail, here is a quiz for you.

  • Will revolve around films, music, arts etc.
  • Prize money:
    First place : Rs. 5000/-
    Second place : Rs. 3000/-
    Third place : Rs. 2000/-
  • Teams of 3
  • Mixed Teams not allowed (All participants should belong to an educational institution)
  • Entry : Free
  • Prelims : Written
  • 6 teams qualify for the final
  • Date: Prelims: Friday, 15th June, 2001 Finals: Friday, 15th June, 2001
  • Time: Prelims: 3pm-4pm Finals: 4.30pm-8pm
  • Quizmaster(s) : Nitish Khadiya, Mihir J. and Shreeram Shetty

    Here are some of the questions asked in the prelims last year. Please move your cursor over the word "Answer" to see the answer to a question.

    1) The story of the life of John Gilbert and the death of John Bowers inspired which movie?

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    2) This term originally applied to the group of people who were given free tickets to a play or a concert but became very group specific. Which one?

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    3) Whose autobiography is "The whole truth and nothing but..."?

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    4) This company was so pleased by the constant free advertisement provided to them by Janis Joplin that they sent her a fur coat as a present. Which?

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    5) This person's singing talent was discovered when she was singing during an air raid and her parents realised that she could sing with a range over 3 octaves. Who?

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    6) As a dedication to the movie "Magical Mystery tour" this lead singer adapted his name from a character in it. Who?

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    7) The worst job of African slaves was to unload the cargoes containing exports from Asia from trading ships. The hatred for the job gave the world a term. Which term?

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    8) What is Spanish for "the wolves"?

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    9) How did the U.S. group the 101ers, also popular in the U.K., get their name?

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    10) Which group got its name when its lead singer misheard another member say that he resembled a cartoon character from "Bullwinkle and Rocky"?

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