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I am back

get ready to get another round of Xerox quiz

Akhtar Ali
Standard Chartered Bank
Dubai, UAE

Saturday, January 07, 2006

Xerox Quiz no 4

hi friends!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
HAPPY NEW YEAR!!!!!!!!!!!!
i know its too late to wish that but its better late than never.
Any way thanx for the good reponse of my earlier quizzes and this one too
so here goes my 4th Xerox quiz!!!!

1. “Seeking wine, the drinker leaves home for the tavern.
Perplexed, he asks, "Which path will take me there?"
People show him different ways, but this is what I have to say,
“Pick a path and keep walking. You will find the tavern””
This is actually a translation of an extract of a famous work. Name it and the author?
Ans: Madhushala/ Dr Harivansh Rai Bachchan

2. Where would you find “Iman, Etmaad, Nazam”?
Ans: On the national Emblem of Pakistan

3. “unus, quinque, decem, quinquaginta, centum, quingenti, and mille”, what are these?
Ans: these are the Latin words we use as Roman Numerals, e.g. unus=I, quinque=V, decem=X, quinquaginta=L, Centum=C, quingenti=D and mille=M

4. In 1942 it was directed by Pashupati Chatterjee. In 1953, it was directed by Bimal Roy. In 1969, it was directed by Ajoy Kar. Who directed the recent version?
Ans: Pradeep Sarkar

5. What happened for the first time on 27th November 1979 in Sydney between Australia and West Indies?
Ans: first flood light match

Wednesday, December 21, 2005

Xeroz Quiz No 3

1. Complete the list…. David Shepherd, Rudi Kuertzen, Billy Bowden __________ ?
Ans: Charu Sharma (remember Fair & Lovely 4th Umpire)

2. Connect “the new avtar of HUTCH”, “distorted form of English” and a musical band?
Ans: Pink (New colour for HUTCH, Pink English and Pink Floyd)

3. if the umpire says “that’s 2” to the batsman, what does he mean?
Ans: Actually the umpire is giving guard to the batsman, and its between middle and off stump

4. In the Harry Potter series, what is the birth date of Ron Weasley’s twin brothers Fred and George Weasley?
Ans: April 1

5. Her first popular add campaign was for Ponds and she made her debut in the movie “Yuva Kuds” in 2000. She got best actress award for “Khushi”?
Ans: Bhumika Chawla

Sunday, December 04, 2005

xeroz quiz no 2

here are the answers for the second set of Xerox questions:

Q1. if the fans of Leonardo Di Caprio are called De Capriotes then whose fans are called Eddicts?
Ans: Eddie Guerrero

Q2. Nancy Wilkinson was the first in 1972 and Patrick Gibson is the latest in 2005. what am I talking about?
Ans: Mastermind champions

Q3. connect Basil D’ Oliviera and Arthur Ashe?
Ans. Refusal of Basil D’ Oliviera’s visa resulted South Africa’s exclusion from international cricket and refusal of Arthur Ashe’s visa resulted in South Africa’s exclusion from Davis cup.

Q4. In Bangladesh its called Hadudu, In Nepal it is Do Do. What is it in India?
Ans: Kabaddi

Q5. Without referring to any source can u guess what is the ISD code of Czech Republic?
Ans: 00420

Saturday, October 22, 2005

xerox quiz No.1

here are the set of Xexox questions:
hope you would like it

Q1. In the British raj what was "There was a brown crow" and "There was a cold day"?

Ans. it was the order which the british officials used to give to the servent for closing and opening the door
there was a cold day = darwaza khol de
there was a brown crow = darwazaa band karo

Q2. among the many theories about the sinking of the Titanic, there was one more theory suggested that the Titanic sank because of the unlucky registration number which was "3909 ON". why was this number considered unlucky?

Ans. When the number reflected in water it reads NO POPE hence no God which is actually an unlucky sign ofcourse

Q3. Whose birthday celebration ended in saree stampede in Lucknow in 2004?

Ans. Lalji Tandon

Q4. comlpete the name, Cushrow Rusy ________ ?

Ans. Irani (C R Irani of The Statesman)

Q5. which Company's name when translated from Hindi to English is CLEVER?

Monday, September 19, 2005

quiz, quiz and only quiz

hi this is Akhtar!!!

welcome to the world of quizzing...........