Thursday, February 16, 2012

Bournvita Quiz Contest (BQC) Lucknow Final Questions

Compiled by Tathagat Bhatia (2nd runner up)


Finals-

1st round- (6 questions)

Daisy Duck’s nieces are named after-

Months of the year
Days of the week
Planets of the solar system

Lake Titicaca gets its name from-

The pumice stones found around it
Situated in the pampas
A puma jumping on a rabbit

This sweet, also known as winter melon or white pumpkin, is from North India. Which sweet-

Petha
Motichoor laddoo
Son Papdi

The most number of world heritage sites are in which continent-

Europe
Asia
Africa

Which actor would lead the Karnataka Lions hockey team in World Series Hockey-

Sunil Shetty
Sharukh Khan
Akshay Kumar

Which tree is regarded as the ‘Kalpa-vriksha’-

Neem
Banyan
Mango

2nd round- (6 questions)

Rudolph, Santa Claus’ reindeer, was teased for something by others which later proved to be very useful for guiding path in the dark. What thing?

Ans-His glowing red nose

This videogame resembles a pizza with a missing slice.Identify it.

Ans-Pacman

This actor played the role of Brij Nath in Mission Impossible 4,Prem Kumar in Slumdog Millionaire and Gyanesh Yuvraj in Yuvraj?

Ans-Anil Kapoor

Why are giant pandas called living fossils?

Ans-These creatures have outlived all other creatures that were living with them 3 million years ago.

Why is 14th March celebrated as Pi Day in the U.S.A.?

Ans-Because this date is 3.14 which is similar to the numeric value of pi ,i.e. 3.142…..

Leonardo Da Vinci described it as ‘any man can jump out of the window using this’.What was he describing?

Ans-Parachute

3rd Round – (6 questions)

Which dish was called Lazzeza by the Mughals?-Khichdi
A logo was shown (RG was written on it).We had to tell which sporting event is this the logo of.-French Open(Roland Garros)
Told the names of heroes and villains from the movie ‘Toonpur Ka Superhero’.
What is the black spot in the centre of a Tabla called?-Syahi
Who has written the book entitled ‘Father’s Letters to a Daughter’?-Barack Obama
Don’t remember!

4th Round- (6 questions)

Picture of Nargis Fakhri
Picture of Beluga
Picture of MF Hussain
Picture of Rajghat
Picture of Hornbill
Picture of Kosavi Sari

5th Round- (6 questions)

Voice of Kapil Sibal
Rihanna’s song ‘We found love’ was played. We had to identify the singer
Video of a shikara
Played ‘Why this Kolaveri Di’ and we had to tell the name of the movie-3
Video of a bowler from RCB in IPL 4- Mayank Agarwal
Don’t remember!

6th Round[Buzzer round]-

Which museum is visited by over 1 million people every year?-Louvre Museum
Described Chitti from the movie ‘Robot’
Muthyala Govindarajulu Naidu is the husband of whom?-Sarojini Naidu
Which is the chief language spoken in Brazil?-Portuguese
The minimum age to become a member of Lok Sabha is 25 years.Serious/Joking?-Serious
Kyushu and Shikoku are the islands of which country?-Japan
The bone ‘humerus’ can be found in which body part?-Elbow/Arm
Which term in tennis comes from the French word for 2?-deuce
Which constellation has the stars of the Castor and Pollux?-Gemini(they are twins in Greek mythology)