Tuesday, May 27, 2008

Question Set 13 to 23

Questions:(click the images to enlarge them)

1)This stadium is the home ground if a recently promoted football club.

Connect this stadium with the Roman name for England and a Indian biscuit.

2)Which 3-time French open champion played his last match on French Open 2008 Day 1 against Paul Henri Mathieu?

3)What starts with-"The appointed day has come......" and ends with-"we bind ourselves afresh to her service"?

4)Charles de Gaulle,the president of France once said-"My only international rival is X."

Who is X?

5)The term X is used in both outdoor ball sports,A and B.In sport A,the term X is merely a part of the playing area not marked by a distinct line.In sport B,the term X is an offence or a foul comitted by a player.Identify X,A and B.

6)Who is this man?

7)The term X was coined in 1944 by the chairman of the United States Smaller War Plants Corporation. In a memo banning "X language".The chairman later used the word in the New York Times Magazine in 1944 as part of a further complaint against the obscure language used by his colleagues. His inspiration, he said, was his neighbor of Dutch descent named ______ De ______. He explained, "De ______ was always outside working on his tulips, talking aloud, incessantly, about something he apparently thought was important, but no one could understand a word he said, as we neighbors called it, he just spoke a bunch of ______ De ______."

Clue:(Albus Dumbedore and Bartemius Crouch)What is X?

8)The term X means "I create as I speak." which is thought to be in reference to God creating the universe.An alternative spelling is Y.But Y would mean "I destroy as I speak".Rather than being used as a ill word, the term is believed to have been used as a means of treating illness.The author A of book B, stated that the term Y came from the term X which she stated originally meant "let the thing be destroyed."I dont want who is A and what is B.I want the terms X and Y.

9)What did Julius Caesar say on January 10, 49 BC as he led his army across the River Rubicon in northern Italy, entering Italy at the head of his army in defiance of the Roman Senate and began his long civil war against Pompey and the Optimates?

10)X,Y and Z are first person perfect tense forms of the three Latin verbs venīre, vidēre and vincō.X?



11)What was the effect of this advertissement in a Spanish newspaper? (I have blanked out a word on the 3rd-4th line)

Thats all!

Good luck!!

1.Britannia Stadium(Stoke City)
2.Gustave Kuerten
3.Jawaharlal Nehru's speech to the press on 15th August 1947
5.Offside in Football and Cricket
6.Carl Lindberg
7.Gobbeldegook( Gobbel De Gook )
8.Avada Kedavra and Abra Cadabra
9.Alea Jecta Est(Wiki for more details)
10.Veni,Vidi,Vici(I came,i saw and i conquered)
11.FC Barcelona was founded


Monday, May 26, 2008

Question Set 8 to 12

1)Fill in the blanks:

To-day do I bake, to-morrow I brew,
The day after that the queen's child comes in;
And oh! I am glad that nobody knew
That the name I am called is _____________!"

2)X was founded in 1920, in Wilmslow, Cheshire, as Humphrey Brothers Clothing; in 1924, the company changed its name to X.Which company?

3)The history of Phillips-X can be traced back to 1876, when G. H. Bass began his shoe manufacturing company in Maine. Separately, John M. X and Isaac Phillips met and formed the Phillips-X Corporation, and Vin Draddy acquired the rights to the Izod name in the early 1900s.
In 1881, Moses Phillips and his wife Endel began making Y by hand. This growed into a Y business in New York City that places one of the first ever Y ads in the Saturday Evening Post.
The Phillips-X Corporation received a patent for a self-folding Z in 1919, which was released to the public in 1921 and was successful. The first Z attached shirt was introduced in 1929.Indentify the company X and the product Y and the attatchment Z.

4)Which comic pair is named after 2 thinkers of The Reformation Age?

5)Who was Mr.India in the year 1995 and 1996?



2)Umbro from Humphrey Brothers

3)X-Van heusen Y-T-shirts Z-Collars

4)Calvin and Hobbes

5)The Great Khali


Saturday, May 24, 2008

Question 7: BPL Season 2007/08

As the BPL season came to an end this weekend,I have stacked up these questions on it:

1)Fill in the next element:
Hapoel Petah Tikva F.C.,Maccabi Tel Aviv F.C.,Hapoel Haifa F.C.,Maccabi Tel Aviv F.C.,Maccabi Haifa F.C.,Israel,_________.

2)Who scored the first goal of the 07-08 season?

3)Fernando Torres scored 24 BPL goals.He surpassed the record for "the most goals scored by a foreigner in his debut season".Whose record did he break?

4)Ryan Giggs equalled whose record of most appearances for ManUtd.?

5)What is common to these teams:

Birmingham City,Bolton Wanderers,Chelsea,Derby County,Fulham,Manchester City,Newcastle United,Tottenham,Wigan Athletic.

6)Which club had the most clean sheets?

7)John Carew of Aston Villa had the dubious distinction for the most what?

1.Chelsea FC(These are clubs managed by Avram Grant)
2.Michael Chopra(Sunderland) much hyped about in Inda as he was of Indian origin
3.Ruud Van Nistelrooy(Manchester United)
4.Sir Bobby Charlton
5.These clubs got new managers in the season
6.Chelsea FC
7.Most fouls


Thursday, May 22, 2008

Question 6: Football Clubs

These are the old crests of some famous Football Clubs.All of them resemble their respective new crests in a particular element.Send in your answers. I have blurred the parts on the crests where the club name is presnt.

1)Club #1

2)Club #2

3)Club #3

4)Club #4

Clues:One of these is of Spain and the other 3 belong to the same country.All these clubs play in the top flight league of their country and probably you know all of them.

2.Chelsea FC
3.Real Madrid CF
4.Manchester City


Question Set 1 to 5


1)Who is this revolutionary person?(sitter)

2) X are also referred to as Roma and have their origin in India.But the word X is a alteration of the word 'Egypt".They consider themselves as the most ancient race of Aryans but Hitler's Nazis did not think so.

3)The Bay X is a large shrub native to the Mediterranean region. X was also the source of the X wreath of ancient Greece, and therefore the expression of "resting on one's X". In the Bible, the X is often an emblem of prosperity and fame. In Christianity it is said to symbolize the Resurrection of Christ and the triumph of Humanity.

4)Who was the president of FIFA from 1921 to 1954?(sitter)

5)Duli Yang Maha Mulia Paduka Seri __X__ __Y__ Muhibbuddin __Z__ ibni Almarhum Sultan Yusuff Izzuddin Shah Ghafarullahu-Lah, is the current King of Perak. He was the ninth King of Malaysia from April 26, 1989 to April 25, 1994. A lawyer by profession, he was a judge, and previously served as the Lord President of the Federal Court.How do we better know him?(clue:relevant to a event going on currently:as of 9th May 2008)


1.Louis Braille
4.Jules Rimet
5.Sultan Azlan Shah


Tuesday, May 20, 2008


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