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Nov 19, 2014




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2. SANAKENDUSUTRADHAR RESEARCH &CONDUCTED BY 3. RULES 30 QUESTIONS IN PRELIMS TOP 8 TEAM WILL QUALIFY FOR THE FINAL ROUND STAR MARK QUESTIONS USED ONLY FOR TIE BREAK 4. 1* The Kumars at No. 42 is a British television show. It won an International Emmy in 2002 and 2003.It ran for seven series totalling 53 episodes. The show stars a fictional British Indian family, including Madhuri and Ashwin Kumar (played by Indira Joshi and Vincent Ebrahim), their thirty something son Sanjeev (played by Sanjeev Bhaskar), The family lives in Wembley, London, England..which popular Indian show remake of this? 5. 2 X that appears in both Hindu and Buddhist mythology. X is depicted as having the golden body of a strong man with a white face, and an eagle's beak and with a crown on his head. This ancient deity was said to be massive, large enough to block out the sun. According to the Mahabharata, X had six sons Sumukha, Suvarna, Subala, Sunaama, Sunethra and Suvarchas. In Buddhist mythology Another name for the X is supara (Pli: supaa), Id X? 6. GarudaPuja 7. 3* Some example of this theory: In ancient Hindu mythology, the Mahabharata, written around 700 B.C. mentions the story of the King Revaita, who travels to a different world to meet the creator Brahma. Another very old example of this type of story can be found in the Talmud, with the story of Honi HaM'agel, written in 300 A.D., who went to sleep for 70 years In Walter Map's 12th century De nugis curialium ("Courtiers' Trifles"), Map tells of the Briton King Herla, who is transported with his hunting party. What is all about this theory? 8. Time Travel 9. 4 In the early 18th century, Maharaja Jai Singh II of Jaipur constructed five X in total, in Delhi, Jaipur, Ujjain, Mathura and Varanasi; they were completed between 1724 and 1735. The X have evocative names like, Samrat X, Jai Prakash, Ram X and Niyati Chakra; each of which are used to for various astronomical calculations. The primary purpose of the observatory was to compile astronomical tables. Id X? 10. Jantar Mantar 11. 5 X was created by Kevin Systrom and Mike Krieger and launched in October 2010. X rapidly gained popularity, with over 100 million active users as of April 2012. X is distributed through the Apple App Store, Google Play, and Windows Phone Store. X support was originally available for only the iPhone, iPad, and iPod Touch; in April 2012, support was added for Android camera phones. Third- party X apps are available for Blackberry 10 and Nokia-Symbian Devices.On October 22, 2013, during the Nokia World at Abu Dhabi, UAE, Kevin Systrom has confirmed that official X app for Windows Phone will be available in the coming weeks. On November 21, 2013, the official X Beta for Windows Phone has been released to Windows Phone 8 to allow Windows Phone user to get faster access to X services although the app is still under development. In 2013, X grew by 23%, while Facebook only grew by 3%. Id X? 12. 6 X is a Bengali novel written by Y and published in 1884. It was later translated to English by Subodh Chunder Mitter. Since it fuelled the patriotic struggle for Indian independence from the British Empire, the novel was banned by the British. The ban was lifted later by the government of India after independence. In this novel Y reinforced his belief that armed face-to-face conflict with the Royal Army is the only way to win independence. The figures of lead characters were historical figures as found from British records, but very little else was known about them. Y used this lack of information to full advantage to his imagination as an author. The novel was later adapted into a film, X in 1974, directed by Dinen Gupta, starring Suchitra Sen..Id X and Y? 13. 7* X is seen as a cheerful and appealing personality.X is a confident, proud Y . Although he does not talk, he is very curious and extroverted, adventurous and loves to explore everywhere he goes. Like all Y, he has a big heart, is very hospitable and, unlike his other friends, sociable. He loves to dance to all kinds of music, especially Y music, and to keep up to date with his family. That is why, when he is travelling, he is always online to stay in touch with his fans and friends. Just Id X? 14. 8 X was born in Karimganj in Sylhet district (now in Assam). X passed the matriculation exam from Sylhet Government Pilot High School and intermediate exam from Sylhet MC College. He went to Visva-Bharati University in Santiniketan and graduated in 1926. He was among the first graduates of the university. He studied for a brief period in Aligarh Muslim University. Later, he moved to Kabul to work in the education department (19271929) as a professor. From 1929 to 1932 he went to Germany with Wilhelm Humboldt scholarship and studied at the universities in Berlin and later in Bonn. He earned his PhD from University of Bonn. Just id X? 15. Sayed Mujtaba Ali 16. 9 What is the full form of EFA? 17. Education for All 18. 10 The first known X taken by Robert Cornelius in 1839. The term "X" was discussed by photographer Jim Krause in 2005. what is X? 19. Selfie 20. 11 Plain Vanilla Games is an Icelandic Game Studio based in Reykjavk and in San Francisco. CEO Thor Fridriksson, a former TV presenter who has an Oxford MBA (2009), founded the company in late 2010. It published its first title The Moogies for pre-schooled aged kids on the App store in November 2011 but although critically acclaimed the game turned out to be a major flop which left Plain Vanilla indebted. Looking for a second product Fridriksson had realized that popular games like Words with Friends and Draw Something merely modified already existing analog games then he invented Xjust id X or most popular product of plain vanilla games? 21. Quizup App 22. 12 X is the name of a village in the Divi Taluka of Krishna district that borders the Bay of Bengal and also the surname of the resident Brahmins practicing this traditional dance form, it acquired the present name. Bharata Muni who wrote the Natya Shastra about 3000 years ago had explained various aspects of this dance form. Later sometime in the 13th century, the impetus to X was given by Sidhendra Yogi. Siddhendra Yogi redefined the dance form. Siddhendra Yogis former name was Siddhappa who was an orphan Brahmin. Id X? 23. Kuchipudi Dance 24. 13 Features of what? Make X Video calls or Screen Share over Wi-Fi or the mobile network on the latest smartphones (only X 10). Send and receive messages with unlimited length. Choose a personal X display picture and status. Real-time confirmations when messages are being written, delivered and read. Share photos, videos and more with multiple contacts at once. Add contacts by scanning QR Codes, using NFC technology or sharing PINs. Send files such as documents, photos, music, videos up to 16MB. Create and join groups where you can share and discuss lists, photos etc. Share location. Create, likes or comment X Channels. Free Call X contacts over Wi-Fi (only X OS). Voice Call X contacts over Wi-Fi and mobile data [X app Android] 25. Blackberry Messenger 26. 14* During their history, the club has been known by a number of nicknames, including Los Colchoneros ("The Mattress Makers" in English), due to their first team stripes being the same colours as old- fashioned mattresses. During the 1970s, they became known as Los Indios, allegedly due to the club signing several South American players after the restrictions on signing foreign players was lifted. However, there are a number of alternative theories which claim they were named so because their stadium is "camped" on the river bank, or because Los Indios (The Indians) were the traditional enemy of Los Blancos (The Whites), which is the nickname of the club's city rivals, just id the club? 27. 15 X architect was William Emerson (18431924), president of the Royal Institute of British Architects.The design is in the Indo-Saracenic revivalist style. This style uses a mixture of British and Mughal elements as well as Venetian, Egyptian, Deccani and Islamic architectural influences. The building is 338 feet (103 m) by 228 feet (69 m) and rises to a height of 184 feet (56 m). It is constructed of white Makrana marble.The gardens of the X were designed by Lord Redesdale and David Prain. Emerson's assistant, Vincent J. Esch designed the bridge of the north aspect and the garden gates. Just Id X? 28. Victoria Memorial 29. 16* The real cookbook or (das echte und einzige kochbuch). The brief was to develop a limited special edition for the Gerstenberg Publishing House, a publishing company that specializes in high-quality culinary and art books. What special about this Book? 30. The first and only Cookbook you can actually read, cook and eat. Made out of 100% fresh pasta 31. 17 The X has six polyurethane panels that are bonded to keep the X the same weight in even the thickest of rain. The never-before-seen panel shape revolutionizes the game by producing faster flight speed. The X, in a bold white/night blue/multicolor colorway befitting Y, is the most colorful ever for a Z. The X is produced by Forward Sports in Sialkot, Pakistan after the manufacturer in China failed to meet the demand. Just id X? 32. Fuleco 33. 18* Whos tweet is this? 34. Chetan Bhagat 35. 19 X is a plant. It has a bad smell and tastes bitter. That probably explains why it is sometimes called devils dung. People use X resin, a gum-like material, as medicine. X resin is produced by solidifying juice that comes out of cuts made in the plants living roots. X is used for breathing problems including ongoing (chronic) bronchitis, H1N1 "swine" flu, and asthma. It is also used for digestion problems including intestinal gas, upset stomach, irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), and irritable colon. Other uses include treatment of whooping c