Sunday, July 30, 2006

QoZ-3

Hey friends,
Sorry for this one week delay but it was because there was 2-3 days ban on the blogs (But I guess even that wasn't that fruitful.....specially after we look at the no. of participants who send their entries). We request you to please try as this will give us a boosting. Anyways....we are here with QoZ-3. So enjoy Quizzing!


Questions for QoZ - 3


1. What is Barbie's (The famous Barbie Doll!) Full name?


2. What century-old product was originally promoted with the advertising slogan "You press the button......we do the rest"?


3. "All work and no play makes Jack a dull boy. All play and no work makes him a ..........". Fill in the blank.


4. "Jefferson Airplane" was a famous band. What exactly, is a Jefferson Airplane?


5. Identify this person (stating his achievement). The hint is in the picture only!



Guidelines:

  • Answers should be submitted in the form of mail to: unstablemonk@gmail.com with the subject heading starting with [QOZ-3] till this saturday.
  • You can also submit your answers with the help of the Comments at the end of the perticular post!
  • Please mention Your Name, City and email address along with your answers.
  • The correct answers along with the names of the participants who submitted the entries will be displayed along with the questions of QoZ-4.
  • Your views, suggestions and constructive criticism are always welcome!


Answers (QoZ - 2)

1. The only 2 directors who have won a back to back Oscar for their films!

  • John Ford (for The Grapes of Wrath and How Green was My Valley in 1940/41) and
  • Joseph L. Mankiewicz (for A Letter to Three Wives and All About Eve in 1949/50)

2. The Great Poet, Writer, Lyricist & Director "Gulzar"

3. Concorde (On the occasion of its last flight!)

4. Alexander the Great!

5. Horacio Elizondo the famous referee who sent off Wayne Rooney against Portugal & also the one who gave a red card to Zidane!



And the Participants with correct entries were:

1. Arun Arumugam (Nagpur) - 4 Correct Answers

2. Sandy (Hyderbad) - 2.5 He wrote everything about Elizondo except his name!

3. Rohit (Shimla) - 2 Keep Trying!

Sunday, July 16, 2006

QoZ-2

Hey friends,
Well it was not a very good start....For the statistics, we got more then 250 hits from different parts of the world, but we just got 4 entries! I hope atleast these 4 enjoyed it the most. To continue this trend with a hope to get more entries this time.......we are putting up the questions of QoZ-2.
This time we've tried to make the questions more interesting a bit easy but not easily googlable! I hope U'll enjoy them.....the rules are the same. Enjoy Quizzing!!!



1. Connect the picture one to picture two…..or in another words…..find the relation between the two!


2. I was born in 1936 in Deena (now in Pakistan!) with a name Sampooran Singh. I've been in Bollywood from past 46 years and have been associated with more then 100 films for my various works. I've won many awards including the national award for my work in films. I still love to beat the sun before it rises......who am I?

3. On 24th October 2003, the BBC quoted: "Our shrinking world just got a little bigger!" in reference with something. What is this something?


4. Who's Epitaph reads...."A tomb now suffices him for whom the world was not enough"?


Horacio Elizondo

5. Identify this famous person who was in news recently!!!!


Guidelines:
  • Answers should be submitted in the form of mail to: unstablemonk@gmail.com with the subject heading starting with [QOZ-1] before 22nd July!.
  • You can also submit your answers with the help of the Comments at the end of the perticular post!
  • Please mention Your Name, City and email address along with your answers.
  • The correct answers along with the names of the participants who submitted the entries will be displayed along with the questions of QoZ-3.
  • Your views, suggestions and constructive criticism are always welcome!


Answers of QoZ-1:

1) Michael Jordan. On his ability to stay in the air!
2) The Dribble (Only Arvind got this one...it wasn't easy to google this!)
3) John Cazale- of Godfather fame. (That was easy!)
4)Zainabadi Garden in Burhanpur (A sitter I guess!)
5)Duryodhan and Dushashan (I didn't think it was so easy...agian they all got it!)


And the Entries were:

1. Arvind Iyer V (This guy got all 5 of them correct....hats off!!!)
2.
PRANEETH RAMANA (He got 4....n I guess it was all through google...anyways try Ur luck this time!!)
3.
vineet kanabar (He got 3....but still a nice try!)
4. Manas Sharma (He just got 1 correct......need to work hard)

Congtratulations guys.....and I hope U'll keep sending entries!