18 IR Questions Clockwise
18 IR Questions Anti-clockwise
Theme Round- 5 questions, open for all
Mega Connect- 5*5 questions with differential
Long Connect of 12 slides
What is this definition for?
A black American who is seen, especially by
other black people, as wishing to be part of the
A lot of English words have weird
origins. Some words were used in a
totally different sense than they are
used today. Take for instance the
Greek word X. Its used as X in today’s
times in English but back then it meant
‘anyone who is not a politician’
This particular phrase is based on a
myth that some people believe. The
myth says that an animal Y sings
before it’s death. This is not true as
they don’t sing at all. However, it has
given rise to the phrase - X .
ID X and Y
Chairman Mao of China had set quite a
few directives. One of them being that
every Chinese family was obliged to kill
a sparrow a week to stop them eating
all the rice.
However this project was ineffective
and was stopped.
X was first believed to have been made
by the Aztecs who called it octli or
pulque. However X was popularized
by the Spanish who began its mass
production. X is made from the blue
agave plant. ID X
Glass and a half full Productions is an
in-house production unit. It is
dedicated to the advertising of the Y
product of the X company. The title of
the production unit was a phrase
originally used to explain the amount
of milk in half a pound of this product.
However due to European standards
the name had to be dropped.
ID X and Y
AnsIt’s the Popemobile.
Used by the pope while travelling.
FC Barcelona had won the UEFA
Champions league by defeating Man
Utd in 2009 and again in 2011.
However, FC Barcelona has won the
Champions league twice in 2010-11(
by defeating Hamburg). WTF…Explain
Ans- They won against Hamburg in the
Champions league of Handball
5 for X, 5 for Y
• Y brand of X's biscuits was launched in 1986 in two delectable avatars Cashew and Butter. Over the years, new variants were introduced - Pista
Badam in 1989, Chocochips in 2000 and Choconut in 2004.
• This rich cookie enjoys a fan following of consumers across all ages, loyal
to the brand promise of a great taste, evident from the visibly abundant
• Y is among the fastest growing brands in X's portfolio (that also includes
glucose biscuits beaten in popularity only by Parle-G) and it has been the
leader in the cookies category ever since its launch.
• The brand Y is synonymous with everyday treats that infuse happiness into
• X and Y
5 for X, 5 for y
• Y was written in a studio where X began working on their debut album.
One night the band X took a break and went out of the studio. Outside,
there were few lights on and the stars in the sky were visible. The lead
vocalist was inspired by the sight.
• The vocalist has said, “The song had the word 'stars' and that seemed like
a word you should sing like ‘Look at the stars’"
• While composing the song's lyrics, the vocalist could not find the right
words. He was thinking of a specific word, which he deemed a missing key
word in the lyrics, to fit the song's concept. He looked around the studio
and found the telephone directory Yellow Pages, which happened to be
situated nearest to him.
• This inspired him to find that missing word and the title of the track Y.
• X and Y?
5 for X, 5 for Y
• Y is a nickname that has frequently been used to describe
female heads of government around the world. The term
describes a "strong willed" woman. The term was most
famously applied to X, and was coined by Captain Yuri
Gavrilov in 1976 in the Soviet newspaper Red Star, for her
staunch opposition to the Soviet Union and socialism.
• Due to the wide popularity of this epithet, it has since been
applied to many women political figures, including regional
variations, and even retrospectively.
• X and Y?
• The ______ Test match is a cricket Test match hosted in
Melbourne, Victoria, Australia involving the Australian cricket team and an
opposing national team which is touring Australia that summer.
• It begins annually on _______ and is played at the Melbourne Cricket
Ground. Every four years, the ______ Test forms part of the 5-match Ashes
series with England.
• Since the 1974-75 Ashes series, it has been a modern tradition to host a
test match on this day at the MCG.
• X (Rangifer tarandus), also known as the Caribou in North
America, is a species of deer native to Arctic and Subarctic
regions. While overall widespread and numerous, some of its
subspecies are rare and at least one has already gone extinct.
• X vary considerably in color and size. Both sexes grow
antlers, however, there are a few populations in which
females lack antlers completely. Antlers are typically larger in
• Wild X hunting and herding of semi-domesticated X (for
meat, hides, antlers, milk and transportation) are important to
several Arctic and Subarctic peoples.
• The X is well known in folklore as well.
• X is a novella by English author Charles Dickens first published in 1843. The
story tells of bitter and miserly Ebenezer Scrooge's ideological, ethical, and
emotional transformation resulting from supernatural visits from Jacob
Marley and the Ghosts of Christmas Past, Present, and Yet to Come.
• The book was written and published in early Victorian Era Britain, a period
when there was both strong nostalgia for old Christmas traditions and an
initiation of new practices such as Christmas trees and greeting cards.
• Scrooge himself is the embodiment of winter, and, just as winter is
followed by spring and the renewal of life, so too is Scrooge's
cold, pinched heart restored to the innocent goodwill he had known in his
childhood and youth.
• X is a 2001 American biographical drama film based on the life of John
Nash, a Nobel Laureate in Economics. The film was directed by Ron
Howard inspired by a bestselling, Pulitzer Prize-nominated 1998 book of
the same name.
• The film stars Russell Crowe, Ed Harris and Jennifer Connelly. The story
begins in the early years of a young prodigy named John Nash. Early in the
film, Nash begins developing paranoid schizophrenia and endures
delusional episodes while painfully watching the loss and burden his
condition brings on his wife and friends.
• The film went on to gross over $313 million worldwide and to win four
Academy Awards, for Best Picture, Best Director, Best Adapted Screenplay
and Best Supporting Actress. It was also nominated for Best Actor, Best
Film Editing, Best Makeup, and Best Original Score.
• X was an Indian mathematician and autodidact who, with almost no
formal training in pure mathematics, made extraordinary contributions to
mathematical analysis, number theory, infinite series, and continued
• Living in India with no access to the larger mathematical community,
which was centred in Europe at the time, X developed his own
mathematical research in isolation. As a result, he rediscovered known
theorems in addition to producing new work.
• X was said to be a natural genius by the English mathematician G. H.
Hardy, in the same league as mathematicians such as Euler and Gauss.
• In December 2011, in recognition of his contribution to mathematics, the
Government of India declared that X's birthday (22 December) should be
celebrated every year as National Mathematics Day.
• The use of the word X dates before 1387 AD, when a Middle
English work borrowed the word from Latin to describe a
• The Latin word came from Greek ἄβαξ abax "board strewn
with sand or dust used for drawing geometric figures or
• Greek ἄβαξ itself is probably a borrowing of a Northwest
Semitic, perhaps Phoenician, word akin to Hebrew ʾābāq
dust" (since dust strewn on wooden boards to draw
• (image on next slide)
• X is a California-based company that designs, manufactures
and sells electric cars and electric vehicle powertrain
components. X trades on the NASDAQ stock exchange under
the symbol TSLA.
• X gained widespread attention by producing the X Roadster,
the first fully electric sports car, followed by the Model S, a
fully electric luxury sedan.
• X's CEO, Elon Musk, has said he envisions it as an independent
automaker, aimed at eventually mass-producing fully electric
cars at a price affordable to the average consumer.
A lichtenberg figure. Something that occurs on
the skin when struck by lightning.
Episode 1: Aliens.
Episode 2: Time Travel.
Episode 3: The Story of Everything .
Episode 4: Did God create the universe?
Episode 5: The meaning of life.
Episode 6: The key to the cosmos.
This is the list of episodes for ‘Into the Universe with Y’ ,a 2010 science
documentary television mini-series written by Y.
Interestingly, Y’s voice is hardly used in the narration.
Instead, X is the lead narrator.
ID X, who we know as someone who has potrayed a character arguably as
brilliant and having as much genius level intellect as Y, although in a different
• X, is India's biggest online bus ticketing company. The company also sells
tickets through offline outlets.
• It has offices in
Ahmedabad, Bangalore, Chennai, Coimbatore, Delhi, Hyderabad, Mumbai,
Pune, Vijayawada and Visakhapatnam.
It was taken over by the Ibibo Group, a joint venture of South Africa's
Naspers and China's Tencent in June 2013.
• X's CEO, Phanindra Sama was recently selected by Endeavor as a high
impact entrepreneur. Also, Businessworld voted Phanindra Sama as one of
the top 5 most promising entrepreneurs in India.
In 1999, X was named by the MIT Technology Review TR100 one of the top 100
innovators in the world under age 35.
In 2003, he was the winner of the Design Museum's Designer of the Year
Award, the first given.
In 2004, he was named the "Most Influential Person on British Culture" by the BBC.
In 2005 The Sunday Times named X one of Britain's most influential expatriates.
In 2007, the UK edition of GQ magazine named X "Product Designer of the Year.”
In 2007, X received the 2007 National Design Award in the product-design
category for his work _____.
As of 2011, X is listed as an inventor on 596 design and utility patents.
Jonathan Ive. designer for
iMac, iPod, iPhone, iPad, iOS7
• Kristen Stewart hadn’t publicly admitted her
relationship with Robert Pattinson until she issued a
public apology to him.
• This apology was for her cheating on Pattinson with
Rupert Sanders, who was the director of X in which
Stewart played the lead.
• X also stars a Norse God
This is an inexhaustive list. The most
famous two people in the list are missing.
Adam Kadmon (Kabbalah and some other mystical traditions)
Deucalion and Pyrrha
Swyambhuvana Manu, in other words, the naturally evolved
Man and his wife Shatarupa
• _____ and _____
• X is a product by Parle Agro, introduced in India in
2005. X consists of carbonated juice of the titular
fruit, and is used as the basis for cocktails and is a
popular drink with the youth.
• After the success of X, Parle launched its sequel
product which is a carbonated juice of another
popular fruit used in alcoholic drinks.
• X famously shares a celebrity with the likes of Asian
Paints and Lays.
In 1991, a man rented a house from Mr.
Saikia, the ex-Chief Minister of Assam for a
monthly rent of Rs 700 which is still his official
permanent address. He later said “I was born in
a distant and dusty village in a part of this
subcontinent that is no longer in India. At a
tender age I became homeless and a migrant. It
is in Assam that I have finally found a home that
has given me a sense of belonging”. This issue
of him renting a house in Assam created some
X was originally a song by the band Y. It
is a real famous song and till date
remains a fan favorite and one of the
most recognizable ‘tune’s. The creator
of X had said and I quote- "create a
song that the audience could
ID X and Y
In 1851 a master weaver, John Haller, was sent
to Balmatta institute of printing technology.
After 19 months, he already had more than 20
looms at which 27 workers, including 6
apprentices, were employed. . Haller
experimented with the sap of the bark of the
semecarpus tree and created something which
later achieved fame.On a visit to Balmatta, Lord
Roberts, then commander-in-chief of British
forces, was so impressed that he recommended
its introduction into Britain as well. what did
The term X Y is used for a girl who is flashy
in appearance. The word can be called part
of slang, and can be derogatory as well,
though it's not a swear word."X" here
refers to the sound of jingling as someone
walks, and "Y" was most probably used for
'a ring', not necessarily the one worn in a
finger and hence "X Y" was used for
someone who used to make a jingling
sound with her jewels.“ ID XY.
One theory says that the term bears its
roots in the second world war where the
trucks were run on kerosene engines.
Kerosene, being highly unstable in
nature, would cause the trucks to
explode at the slightest accident. Hence a
warning would be painted on the back
saying "_____ ______,On Kerosene".
Gradually this became a norm and is still
seen on most trucks even today. Which
X is the term coined by Artist Thomas
Wilfred to refer to art created from
light. The art form is distinguished
mostly by its amorphous spindly
moving forms (pic on next slide). X as
conceived, was a self contained and
silent art, not to be combined with
music or dance. However the name X
caught on for a different product
altogether. ID X
The typical Japanese diet is quite healthy;
daily staples like rice, tofu, and fresh
vegetables make them some of the
longest-lived people on earth. But many
Japanese people also have a weakness
for X(a brand). Although only a small
handful of Japanese are Christian, they
have adopted X as a Christmas Eve
tradition. On December 24, every X in
Japan features lines out the door. Many
make reservations months in advance. ID X
The Ring of Gyges was a ring from a story
told by the famous philosopher Plato. In
the story, Gyges is a shepherd who finds
the ring after an earthquake reveals a cave
near where he herds his flock.
Upon entering the cave, Gyges finds the
ring on the finger of a corpse that doesn’t
seem human. Gyges then goes to the
palace of his local kingdom, woos the wife
of the king, then kills him and becomes
King of Lydia.What am I talking about??
AnsThis is the inspiration for the one ring
from Lord of The Rings
X is an American company. It started
in 1939 as Timely Publications. Walt
Disney acquired X for $4.24 billion,
however the banner name remains X.
Martin Goodman founded X. He hired
Stanley Lieber as general office
assistant. But Lieber went on to
become the driving force of X’s current
success. X is??
From Russia with Love
On her Majesty’s Secret Service
Diamonds are forever
The Living Daylights
Man with the Golden Gun
Quantum of Solace
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