Wednesday, March 19, 2008


  1. How do we know the group of eight plants Ridhi, Vridhi, Jeevak, Kakoli, Ksirkakoli, Meda and Mahameda better as? The answer is Chyawanaprash.
  2. Which company had the fastest entry into the dictionary of new words as a commonplace verb? If you guessed ‘Google’, you’re right.
  3. ‘The strength of which product is indicated by SPF? Ans - Sunscreen Lotion’
  4. ‘According to the London Financial Times, which was a ‘virtual company with virtual profits’ — Enron’.

NTPC ,the last time finalist from Delhi lost it to SAP Labs in tie-breaker.


  1. If "saamna" is the mouthpiece of shivsena, then congress party's mouthpiece is ________?
  2. Dance instructor Isha Talwar, MTV Roadies, Gurbani (Bani) and Tammy the model are featured in which apparel brand company's campaign namely "I am more" targeted to new generation women in India?
  3. Silky Kumar was unveiled before audience through a music video "scent of desire" on MTV to promote this brand? Identify the brand?
  4. 'Free, fair & Fearless- whose tagline is this?Clue-A weekly magazine
  5. What was sold with the ad line "Rahe na rahe hum…mehka karenge"?
  6. X- The singer produced the movie with Y-the music director of the movie Z.The movie was a commercial flop, whereas the producers X and Y bagged national award for best playback singing and best music direction respectively.Intersting to note that the director - W of the movie who was also the lyricist received national award for best lyrics in 1991.Identify W, X, Y & Z?
  7. This is the only case of Bharat Ratna award being withdrawn. Why and who was awarded with this highest civilian award?
  8. While Lata Mangeshkar called her Tapaswini (the Renunciate), Ustad Bade Ghulam Ali Khan termed her Suswaralakshmi (the goddess of musical notes), and Kishori Amonkar labeled her the ultimate eighth note or Aathuvaan Sur, which is above the seven notes basic to all music.She was given the Ramon Magsaysay award also.Who is she? Identify her?
  9. Her formal education was limited to one day in the school. On the first day in the school, she started teaching songs to other children. When the teacher stopped her, she was so angry that she stopped going to the school.Who is she?Identify?
  10. Who is the only woman to have been awarded two Nobel Prizes?

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