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Wednesday, November 12, 2008


A quiz by Mr.Senthil Kumar. Whose email ID I forgot to add to the users list. My bad. From next time on, he will post directly. :)




  1. What is the word for a person summarized thus: “He ventures forth from the world of common day into a region of supernatural wonder: fabulous forces are there encountered and a decisive victory is won: he comes back from this mysterious adventure with the power to bestow boons on his fellow man.”


  1. In film language, what would you call “a segment which uses rapid editing, special effects and music to present compressed narrativeinformation”


  1. In Greek mythology what is the offspring of Poseidon (the God of Sea) and Medusa (the Gorgon) called?


  1. “Frankly, my dear, I don’t give a damn!” – This one is a famous quote from a famous film and has not been swept away by the winds – Name the film.


  1. Which company won this award “Safest and Most Environmentally Conscious Indian Shipping Company” for the year 2007?


  1. The use of what has been found to significantly decrease the risk of SIDS (Sudden Infant Death Syndrome)?


  1. I started my career with “Terry Web and the Spiders” then moved to “Crawling King Snakes.” However, I am most remembered for the work I did with Robert Plant, John Paul Jones, and Jimmy Page. Who am I and what was that band called?


  1. This one is a dead giveaway…Identify the bird

  1.  Who am I?
    1. I was the lover of Aphrodite
    2. I swam the Hellsponte every night to be with her, but was drowned in a storm.
    3. I share my name with a famous Tennis Player’s first name


  1. If you had erythrophobia what would you be afraid of?


  1. Which country once banned Donald Duck comics because he doesn’t wear pants?


  1. What is “Olympic Javelin” with respect to the London Olympic Games of 2012?


  1. If you went to a chirotonsor what would you get?


  1. What is “Saturday night paralysis?”


  1. To end, this one should be easy. What is a “pangram?”

1 comment:

SenthilSpeak said...

Sharan the answers to Quiz #4:

i. This is the Greek definition for “Hero” in a mythological context

ii. Montage

iii. Pegasus and/or Chrysaroas

iv. Gone with the wind.

v. Essar Shipping Corp

vi. Ceiling fan. SIDS is due to rebreathing the exhaled air. Fans reduce that risk.

vii. John Bonham (Led Zep)

viii. Dodo (Dead as a dodo)

ix. Leander.

x. Fear of blushing or red color

xi. Finland.

xii. It is the high-speed rail shuttle (proposed)

xiii. You get tonsured. Yup that is the alternative word for barber.

xiv. Palsy due to radial nerve compression – happens when the hand is pressed against a hard surface while sleeping – happens after a night of drinking – usually happens on a Saturday

xv. Is a sentence in which all the letters of the alphabet appear. “The quick brown fox jumps over lazy dog” Originally used to test and display typesets.