Monday, 29 August 2011

Quiz 2: 29th August 2011

1.       Which famous athlete bowled Chris Gayle and also hit him for a six last ball in a charity cricket match? As a child he was an admirer of Pakistan team and his favourite cricketer was Waqar Younis.


what is in his hand?

3.  The CEO and the co-owner of the company  described in an interview "--- ---- was initially inspired by a need for a simple, centralized, and searchable platform in which professional investors working at hedge funds, mutual funds, and private equity funds could share rigorous investment ideas and network with one another. Since then the concept has expanded and --- ---- is taking steps to bring a subset of high-level investment research to the investing community at large. Name the company and what was his claim to fame?

4.  Titan launched a range called “Eternal Mumbai”.  What is the  reason behind it?

5. Who said, “I don't get paid a cent for my work at ___________. It is like a temple for the mind. It is a unique human project, the first of its kind in history.  Name the person and the Organisation?

6. Identify the structure?     1: center cut 2: (endosperm) 3: silver skin (testa, epidermis), 4: parchment (hull, endocarp) 5: pectin layer 6: pulp (mesocarp) 7: outer skin (pericarp, exocarp).

7. In 1953 Juan, José and Vicente ________made their first creations inspired by an experimental vocation in a Moorish furnace built in their own home in Almàssera (Valencia). By 1955 they begin making sculptures in which a clear influence of the trends of the XVIII century can be observed. These pieces evoke the works of former porcelain artists such as Meissen, Sèvres and Capodimonte. Fill in the blanks.

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