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  1. 1. ‘X’ evolved at some point in England during the 14th century, becoming the ‘X’ of Great Britain after the political union with Scotland in 1707 X is the only place in the Great Britain where the Queen may not enter Id X Question #1
  2. 2. House of Commons
  3. 3. Question #2 As per the Urban Dictionary, X is an alias that can be used for almost any purpose, as a male or a female. The most popular careers of this particular alias include architect, marine biologist, importer-exporter, author of "Venetian Blinds", and manufacturer of latex. Id X
  4. 4. Art Vandelay
  5. 5. Question #3 Contrary to popular beliefs, no franchise named X actually exists in New York, but multiple franchise chains under the name X exist in other countries, notably in Geneva and Dubai. In fact, as per TLC, X is the most popular name for its type in the world. A person, Y, associated with the fictionalized franchise X is the spokesperson for the Dubai chain of X. Id X and Y.
  6. 6. X: Central Perk, Y: James Michael Tyler
  7. 7. Question #4 Connect
  8. 8. Dunkin’ Donuts
  9. 9. Question #5
  10. 10. Myers and Briggs
  11. 11. Question #6 24th April 1997: NBC 8:30 PM: F.R.I.E.N.D.S: The One with the Screamer 9:00 PM: Seinfeld: The Yada Yada The initial script required Frank Costanza to appear in the Seinfeld episode, he backed out after hearing that The One with the Screamer would be broadcast the same day. Why?
  12. 12. Ben Stiller (The Screamer) and Jerry Stiller (Frank Costanza)
  13. 13. Question #7 Coined by the Swiss physician Johannes Hofer in the late seventeenth century, this term designated a condition of extreme homesickness among Swiss mercenaries fighting far from their native land Over the years, the term’s connotation has drastically changed and is even perceived as moderately positive in some quarters
  14. 14. Nostalgia
  15. 15. Question #8 Before the start of #ct13, of the players across all squads, who had the best bowling average in ODIs? (Min. 10 ODIs)
  16. 16. MSD
  17. 17. Question #9 A performance artist by profession, X was born in Gunduz; the third largest city of his country. X has a degree in fine arts and has been doing street performances for years X has a webpage by his name, which details his choreography work, photos and video featuring contemporary dance His friends have commented that X isn't particularly politically active although they are not surprised by his recent deeds
  18. 18. Erdem Gunduz (The Standing Man)
  19. 19. Question #10 What does Sheldon say at the end of the video? Why?
  20. 20. Muhammad Lee
  21. 21. 5. Grease 4. Pretty Woman 3. Slumdog Millionaire 2. E.T. 1. ________ With a modest budget $6 million and gross revenue of $369 million, corresponding to a staggering RoI of 6150% Question #11
  22. 22. My Big Fat Greek Wedding
  23. 23. Question #12
  24. 24. #trottsfault
  25. 25. Question #13 Pictorial representation of what?
  26. 26. Rock, Paper, Scissors, Lizard, Spock
  27. 27. Question #14 What common profession links Christopher Walken and Sylvester Stallone before joining mainstream cinema?
  28. 28. Lion Tamer
  29. 29. Question #15 Connect
  30. 30. Six Sigma
  31. 31. Question #16 What?
  32. 32. Yahoo’s Acquisition of tumblr
  33. 33. Question #17 Id X and Y
  34. 34. X: Rhiti, Y: Arun Pandey
  35. 35. [LVC#1] Question #18 Merriam-Webster Word of the Year for 2008?
  36. 36. Bailout
  37. 37. [LVC#2] Question #19 X is a an attack made without warning, allowing no time for preparation or defence on the part of the recipient The term is generally reserved for situations where the way in which it has been delivered is considered unfair or unethical In practice, this often includes those delivered from close-range or behind.
  38. 38. Sucker-Punch
  39. 39. [LVC #3] Question #20 Popularly known as splat in computer science jargon, in English, X is usually five-pointed in sans-serif typefaces, six-pointed in serif typefaces, and six- or eight-pointed when handwritten. Id X
  40. 40. Asterisk
  41. 41. Coined by German-American psychologist Eric Erikson, X occurs in the stage of psychosocial development known as ‘Identity Cohesion versus Role Confusion’. However, over the years, the connotation has evolved and X is now used in a variety of situations. X is also the name of a seven part DC Comics starring the Justice League published in 2004. However, way back in 1998, Marvel had come out with a Comics of their own, also titled X, but starring the Amazing Spider-Man. Id X Connect Question #18 to #21 [LVC #4] Question #21
  42. 42. Identity Crisis
  43. 43. LVC
  44. 44. 1. A Glass And A Half Full Productions” is the in-house production unit dedicated to the advertisement campaign of which company?The phrase was originally used to explain the amount of milk in every half- pound of this product.
  45. 45. Quizzing ki ‘Shubh Arambh’ kuch meetha se karna chahiye!!
  46. 46. 2. Identify this fictional character
  47. 47. Jerry Siegel and Joe Shuster, then students at Cleveland's Glenville High School, first conceived Superman as a bald telepathic villain bent on world domination
  48. 48. 3. “When I was younger, definitely, I let it get to me. As an adolescent, I was bitter and angry and I definitely put up these walls. But the older you get, you realize you just have to have a sense of humor. You just know that it's not your problem. It's theirs.“ Words said by which EMMY and Golden Globe Award winner in 2012 for Best Supporting Actor?
  49. 49. Peter Dinklage (of Tyrion Lannister fame)
  50. 50. 4. Fill in the blanked out space
  51. 51. 5. Trace amounts of which organic compound found in almost all homes in a certain distinctive form/shape are produced by magnolias and specific types of deer, as well as the Formosan subterranean termite as a repellant against "ants, poisonous fungi and nematode worms.”?
  52. 52. Napthalene
  53. 53. 6. Pranab Mukherjee and Hamid Karzai arrived at Jalandhar on May 20 this year where the latter was conferred with a honorary doctorate of social sciences degree and the former handed it over. This is the first ‘honoris causa’ degree awarded by which institution?
  54. 54. Lovely Professional University
  55. 55. 7. 2000 : Mohammed Kaif 2008 : Virat Kohli 2012 : ?
  56. 56. Unmukt Chand Indian captains to have lifted the ICC U-19 World Cup
  57. 57. 8. Map depicting what?
  58. 58. Countries with left and right hand side drives.
  59. 59. 9. Recently there was news that X will be built in Dubai, by Link Global Ltd. Spread across 200,000 sq.metres, it will be based on original designs and also include a 300- room luxury hotel, a mall and cocktail bars. The developers are also pitching it as a wedding venue. What is happening?
  60. 60. Taj Arabia
  61. 61. 10. Sir Robert Swan is a polar explorer, environmental leader and the first person to walk to both the North and South poles. Swan has dedicated his life to the preservation of Antarctica and runs an organization called 2041. Why 2041?
  62. 62. Antarctica is currently protected by the treaty prohibiting drilling and mining. 2041 is when the Antarctic Treaty comes to an end, exposing the continent’s un-spoilt wilderness.
  63. 63. 11. In 1699, the tenth Sikh Guru created the Khalsa in order to distinguish the Sikhs and to generate a feeling of community belonging among them. He put forth a practice that removes the evil of caste system in the community. What commenced?
  64. 64. Adoption of Singh & Kaur as surname for Male & Female respectively
  65. 65. 12. Tribute to whom?
  66. 66. The line at the bottom read “With Alex Fergusson gone, who will buy the next truckload of chewing gum?”
  67. 67. 13. Minimalist poster of?
  68. 68. Jaane Tu Ya Jaane Na
  69. 69. 14. According to Lalit Pandit, the composer of the song, the credit for the words XY should go to Madhur Bhandarkar. This is because whenever Madhur forgets someone’s name he calls him XY. Lalit had always wanted to use these words in one of his songs. What words?
  70. 70. 15. Hope Cooke, an American college student, while on a summer trip to Asian 1959, came across the Crown Prince of a small nation. They fell in love and were engaged in 1961. A few months after their marriage, the ruling King died and she became the Queen, a position she held for over 10 years till the monarchy was finally deposed. The couple formally divorced in 1980 and her husband died soon after. She now works in NY as a tour guide and historian. Which country was she the queen of?
  71. 71. Sikkim. She was the “Gyalmo” (Queen) of the 12th Chogyal (King) of Sikkim, then the smallest kingdom of Asia
  72. 72. 16. A Jamshedpur born Chartered Accountant, he started a small company ‘Ask Me’ in New Delhi in 1989 with a few friends. But the company did not perform that well and he wound it up. In 1996, he landed up in Mumbai and began a new venture with an initial sum of Rs. 50,000. His idea struggled initially, but he persevered and today it has grown up into a Rs. 10,00 crore business. Name the venture being discussed.
  73. 73. 17. Charles Barbier designed this as Napoleon wanted a code of communication for his army which would be silent and workable at night. It was called "night writing". Later on it evolved into what?
  74. 74. Braille
  75. 75. 18. Identify the person on whom this holy ritual is being performed.
  76. 76. S. Sreesanth
  77. 77. 19. In medieval times in Europe, 1/3rd of taxes used to go the King, 1/3rd to the nobility and 1/3rd to the common man. How has this tradition been kept alive?
  78. 78. Baa, baa, black sheep, Have you any wool? Yes, sir, yes, sir, Three bags full; One for the master, And one for the dame, And one for the little boy Who lives down the lane
  79. 79. 20. • 300g Hob Nobs • 150g butter , melted • 1 x 397g tin condensed milk • 3 medium egg yolks • finely grated zest and juice of 4 X • 300ml double cream • 1 tbsp icing sugar • extra X to decorate • a buttery biscuit base This zesty oven-baked treat makes a refreshing and indulgent end to a meal!
  80. 80. 21. X is the combination of two separate slang terms. Keith “cowboy” Wiggins coined the term to mimic his friend who had joined the US Army…by singing “X” which mimicked the rhythmic cadence of marching soldiers. It soon came to identify with music and culture that mirrored the worst of mainstream, symbolizing sexism, racism, violence. ID X