NSIT Quizfest 2011

 

The NSIT Quiz Club is conducting the NSIT Quiz Fest 2011 in the auditorium of the NSIT Campus in Dwarka, NCR from 11-13 February, 2011. The Quiz Fest will comprise of 11 quizzes spread over three days. The details of the quizzes can be seen in the poster attached. 

Each main quiz prelims will be followed by a filler quiz while the main quiz finals follow the corresponding filler quiz. The quizzes on Sunday are open to all. The remaining quizzes are open to school/UG/PG Students only. 

The General Quiz comprises of 3-member teams, while all other quizzes are for 2 members. 

There will also be prizes for best school teams and best college teams even if they don’t qualify in the quizzes for college and open categories.

Cheers!
The NSIT Quiz Club

Contact: 
Abhinav: 9910665954
Roshan – 9810892786
Udit – 9818867804

Obligatory Questions from NSIT Quiz Fest 2010

1. They first appeared in USA in 1919, made with muslin. The idea was introduced by Joseph Kreiger in San Francisco. They were initially intended for caterers, but later most were being brought for the home. They were introduced in Britain in 1952 & soon became an integral part of the British daily life. They have also been used as a variation of the moistening effect of placing cucumber slices over the eyes in attempts to stave off the inevitable effects of ageing. What?

2. The boyhood friendship between them was forged in 1951 as classmates in Wentworth Primary School in Dartford, Kent but got interrupted when both families moved in the mid-Fifties. While X was at London School of Economics and Y in Sidcup Art College, they happened to meet again in October 1960, when the two ran into each other at a train station. 
With mutual friend Dick Taylor, they formed the band Little Boy Blue and the Blue Boys. This band eventually was renamed to ____. 
Which Band?

3. In 1934, V.K. Krishna Menon, stood as the Labour Candidate to the Borough Council of St. Pancras, won and remained the Councillor for the next 14 years. In recognition of his services, he was conferred the Freeman of the Borough in 1955. The first person to be conferred the same was X. X’s play Y was Krishna Menon’s favourite, and he saw it no less that 25 times when it was staged in London.
When Krishna Menon was appointed High Commissioner, he often used to have supper parties  with guests such as Sybil Thorndyke and Wendy Heller, who had both played one of the main characters in stage productions of Y. 

Answers:

1.Tea Bags

2.The Rolling Stones

3. GB Shaw and Pygmalion

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