1. Located in Asia, this country was established in its modern form in 1932. It has a per capita GDP of above $25,000. A film starring Academy award winning actor Jamie Foxx and directed by Peter Berg is partially based on events which occurred in this country. Which country?
2. Founded by a man named Kiichiro, it is headquartered in Aichi in Japan. Apart from its core business, it is also involved in robotics and financial services. The Brevis is produced by this company. Which company?
3. This jazz musician was born in the United States in a family with nine children. Primarily known for playing the trumpets, he starred in a movie called The Spitball Story. He was once a teacher of the legendary Miles Davis. Name the musician.
4. This Russian man was born to Timofey and Aleksandra and is an author of a few books along with poetry. However, he is rarely known for his literary skills but as the designer of an object which has been produced over 100 million times. This object was originally an entry for a competition and called Mikhitim. Name the person.
5. This Aussie rules football, considered to be one of the greatest of his time, started his career with St.Kilda. He has over 700 goals in his entire career, but is known for several controversial incidents throughout his career. He was suspended for seven games for punching fellow player Brent Staker. Name the player.
1. Saudi Arabia.
2. Toyota Motor Corporation.
3. Dizzy Gillespie.
4. Mikhail Kalashnikov, the creator of the AK-47.
5. Barry Hall.
1. Which Indian ruler from the 18th century is known to be one of the first to use rocket artillery during war?
2. Which king is known to have established the city of Bangalore?
3. One of the earliest presidents of the Indian National Congress, he started a newspaper called the Bombay Chronicle. Name the person.
4. How many times was Dhyan Chand part of the Indian team which won the Olympic Gold medal?
5. Who was appointed the first General Manager of TCS and is known to be one of the pioneers of the Indian IT industry?
6. Which religious figure’s real name was Gadadhar Chatterjee?
7. The Indian political leader George Fernandes was married to the daughter of which famous Indian educationist?
8. Which former Indian Army Chief survived after being hit by nine bullets during the Second World War?
9. The highest rank in the Indian Navy is the Admiral of the fleet. Who was the first person to be awarded this position?
10. The name of which state of India literally translates to ‘The Land of Kingdoms’.
1. Hyder Ali.
2. Kempe Gowda.
3. Sir Pherozeshah Mehta.
5. Fakir Chand Kohli.
6. Ramakrishna Paramahansa.
7. Humayun Kabir.
8. Sam Manekshaw.
9. It has never been awarded.
1. Name the first Indian film to have sound and dialogues. The name of the film literally translates to ‘The Light of The World’.
2. Who was the commander of the British Forces in the Battle of Plassey?
3. Name the Hindu scriptures which describe how rituals stated in the Vedas should be performed along with commentary.
4. Who is the author of the philosophical work called ‘The Life Divine’?
5. The name of which place in India translates literally to ‘New Village’.
6. What came into force on the very first republic day celebrated on the January 26th, 1950?
7. Which Indian freedom fighter and political stalwart was referred to as ‘Loknayak’?
8. Who played the role of Mahatma Gandhi in Richard Attenborough’s 1982 film ‘Gandhi’?
9. Who was the first Indian cricket player to score a Test century as well as take five wickets in the same Test match?
10. Which Indian footballer has scored the maximum number of international goals for his country?
1. Alam Ara.
2. Robert Clive.
4. Sri Aurobindo.
5. Puducherry (Pondicherry).
6. The Constitution of India.
7. Jaiprakash Narayan.
8. Ben Kingsley.
9. Vinoo Mankad.
10. Pradip Banerjee (P.K.Banerjee).