Tuesday, 6 September 2011

Quiz 2: Answers

Quiz 2: 29th Aug 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.
Usain Bolt
2.        What is in his hand?
Apple I pad. In Pompeii — the longest continuously excavated archaeological site in the world — iPad is revolutionizing how scientists work in the field. Rather than recording notes and sketches on paper, researchers at the site use iPad and apps to capture invaluable historical data faster, more easily, and with far better accuracy.
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?

Sum Zero,  Divya Narendra (compensated to the extent of 65bn USD), Facebook

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

To mark the second anniversary of the Nov 26, 2008 terrorist attack in Mumbai . It sports the image of the Heritage Wing Dome at Taj Mahal Palace and the motif of the Imperial Clock Tower at Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus

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?

Jimmy Wales, Wikipaedia

6.       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).
Identify the structure?

Coffee Beans Structure

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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