Monday, March 28, 2005


2005 Jaldi Quiz - 1


1. What is common to Pooler Jones, Lazy Plate, Jayne Hill, Untorn Ribbon, Buckthorn, Barber Perfect, and Underwood Tack?
Answer: They are types of barbed wires.

2. In Latin, this word means a female animal used for breeding. It was first used in English in the 16th century to refer to the uterus or womb. In biology, it is the intercellular substance of a tissue, and in geology it is the natural material surrounding a metal or gem or fossil embedded in the earth. Commonest use is however in mathematics.
Answer: Matrix

3. If an egg is candled, what is being done?
Answer: Held up to a strong light to check the freshness and quality.

4. A Sleeve and a Tray are the principal components of which everyday object?
Answer: Matchbox

5. This famous doctor, after graduating, commemorated the occasion with a cartoon bearing the caption "Licensed to Kill". Who?
Answer: Arthur Conan Doyle.

Current Events:

1. The Jet Airways IPO is on its way. Name the only airline company to be listed in India so far ?
Answer: Royal Airlines Ltd.

2. Apple dislodged Google to be the Brand of the Year for 2004. Which Asian company figures in the Top five list ?
Answer: Al Jazeera (Sony was No. 1 in the Asian segment)

3. Name the people behind the company Plan B Entertainment ?
Answer: Brad Pitt and Jennifer Aniston.

4. Formula 1 - Jaguar made its exit for F-1 last season. Under what name is it going to make an entry this year ?
Answer: Red Bull.

5. Connect Aishwarya Rai with WorldWise Pants Limited.
Answer: Worldwide Pants Inc. produces David Letterman's Show on CBS and Aishwarya was interviewed on this show yesterday (8th Jan,2005)

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