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  1. 1. Rules * 20 questions. (First 14 on Lit. & next 6 on Gen. topics) * Each question carries 1 mark. * Star-marked questions (Q. 1 & all the multiples of 5, i.e 5, 10, 15 & 20) will be counted to break the ties. * If the tie persists, countdown from Q. 1 will be done. * Every decision of the QM is final.
  2. 2. Buzzer Bees Literati 2017, St. Agnes School, Kharagpur Q.M. - Somnath The lady (vis) is considered to be the patron saint of young girls. She has been immortalised in John Keats poem, The Eve of ____ ____. Identify her.
  3. 3. Buzzer Bees Literati 2017, St. Agnes School, Kharagpur Q.M. - Somnath Date 31st July, 2016.... Google doodle... Identify the author who has been honoured on his birthday, thus.
  4. 4. Buzzer Bees Literati 2017, St. Agnes School, Kharagpur Q.M. - Somnath The _____ _____ Trophy is a prize for the fastest circumnavigation of the world by any type of yacht with no restrictions on the size of the crew. The trophy was first awarded to the first yacht which sailed around the world in less than 80 days. After whom, this trophy is named?
  5. 5. Buzzer Bees Literati 2017, St. Agnes School, Kharagpur Q.M. - Somnath This painting depicts a scene where a biographer was presenting the biography to the subject. Which book was that?
  6. 6. Buzzer Bees Literati 2017, St. Agnes School, Kharagpur Q.M. - Somnath
  7. 7. Buzzer Bees Literati 2017, St. Agnes School, Kharagpur Q.M. - Somnath How does the world know the real name of the author of these novels?
  8. 8. Buzzer Bees Literati 2017, St. Agnes School, Kharagpur Q.M. - Somnath
  9. 9. Buzzer Bees Literati 2017, St. Agnes School, Kharagpur Q.M. - Somnath According to the Oxford English Dictionary, take with 343, go with 368 and run with 396 are the words which have the fourth, third and second most different definitions in English language, respectively. Which word comes first in that list, with over 450 definitions?
  10. 10. Buzzer Bees Literati 2017, St. Agnes School, Kharagpur Q.M. - Somnath This much-awarded book is loosely based on the life and works of which noted Nobel laureate? (The title and the cover of the book may act as a hint)
  11. 11. Buzzer Bees Literati 2017, St. Agnes School, Kharagpur Q.M. - Somnath In reply to this question asked by the then PM of India, Smt. Indira Gandhi, astronaut Rakesh Sharma uttered the first line of a famous patriotic poem. What was that reply?
  12. 12. Buzzer Bees Literati 2017, St. Agnes School, Kharagpur Q.M. - Somnath Simply connect.
  13. 13. Buzzer Bees Literati 2017, St. Agnes School, Kharagpur Q.M. - Somnath Which two states are highlighted on the cover?
  14. 14. Buzzer Bees Literati 2017, St. Agnes School, Kharagpur Q.M. - Somnath William Sydney Porter, was sent to prison for embezzlement from a bank in Austin, Texas. He began writing stories in prison to support his young daughter. After his release, Porter moved to New York and worked for New York World, writing one short story a week from 1903 to 1906. How is he better known to us?
  15. 15. Buzzer Bees Literati 2017, St. Agnes School, Kharagpur Q.M. - Somnath Amlaki and Haritaki are two little villages, separated by a dense forest. Which two eternally favourite characters, belonging to these villages respectively, met for the first time in that forest?
  16. 16. Buzzer Bees Literati 2017, St. Agnes School, Kharagpur Q.M. - Somnath This is a map of which fictional fantasy world?
  17. 17. Buzzer Bees Literati 2017, St. Agnes School, Kharagpur Q.M. - Somnath
  18. 18. Buzzer Bees Literati 2017, St. Agnes School, Kharagpur Q.M. - Somnath Described as the longest poem ever written, the original version contains approximately 1.8 million words and is roughly ten times the length of the Iliad and the Odyssey combined. Name it.
  19. 19. Buzzer Bees Literati 2017, St. Agnes School, Kharagpur Q.M. - Somnath In India, Teachers Day is celebrated annually on the birthday of Sarvapalli Radhakrishnan (i.e, on 5th September). But the Students Day is celebrated all over the world on 15th October in memory of which famous Indian?
  20. 20. Buzzer Bees Literati 2017, St. Agnes School, Kharagpur Q.M. - Somnath What is the name of this mascot of the ongoing 2017 FIFA U-17 World Cup?
  21. 21. Buzzer Bees Literati 2017, St. Agnes School, Kharagpur Q.M. - Somnath Vileplume is a blue, bipedal Pokmon with rudimentary hands and feet. Its head-design is inspired from which well known entity from the natural world?
  22. 22. Buzzer Bees Literati 2017, St. Agnes School, Kharagpur Q.M. - Somnath Who is singing?
  23. 23. Buzzer Bees Literati 2017, St. Agnes School, Kharagpur Q.M. - Somnath A Pepsi-ad featuring some of the members of the Dada-gang.who hit that monstrous six which might have put their life in danger?
  24. 24. Buzzer Bees Literati 2017, St. Agnes School, Kharagpur Q.M. - Somnath Identify this historical building/complex.
  25. 25. Buzzer Bees Literati 2017, St. Agnes School, Kharagpur Q.M. - Somnath The lady (vis) is considered to be the patron saint of young girls. She has been immortalised in John Keats poem, The Eve of ____ ____. Identify her.
  26. 26. Saint Agnes1 Buzzer Bees Literati 2017, St. Agnes School, Kharagpur Q.M. - Somnath
  27. 27. Buzzer Bees Literati 2017, St. Agnes School, Kharagpur Q.M. - Somnath Date 31st July, 2016.... Google doodle... Identify the author who has been honoured on his birthday, thus.
  28. 28. Munshi Premchand2 Buzzer Bees Literati 2017, St. Agnes School, Kharagpur Q.M. - Somnath
  29. 29. Buzzer Bees Literati 2017, St. Agnes School, Kharagpur Q.M. - Somnath The _____ _____ Trophy is a prize for the fastest circumnavigation of the world by any type of yacht with no restrictions on the size of the crew. The trophy was first awarded to the first yacht which sailed around the world in less than 80 days. After whom, this trophy is named?
  30. 30. Jules Verne3 Buzzer Bees Literati 2017, St. Agnes School, Kharagpur Q.M. - Somnath
  31. 31. Buzzer Bees Literati 2017, St. Agnes School, Kharagpur Q.M. - Somnath This painting depicts a scene where a biographer was presenting the biography to the subject. Identify the biographer.
  32. 32. Buzzer Bees Literati 2017, St. Agnes School, Kharagpur Q.M. - Somnath
  33. 33. Abul Fazal4 Buzzer Bees Literati 2017, St. Agnes School, Kharagpur Q.M. - Somnath
  34. 34. Buzzer Bees Literati 2017, St. Agnes School, Kharagpur Q.M. - Somnath How does the world know the real name of the author of these novels?
  35. 35. Buzzer Bees Literati 2017, St. Agnes School, Kharagpur Q.M. - Somnath
  36. 36. Agatha Christie5 Buzzer Bees Literati 2017, St. Agnes School, Kharagpur Q.M. - Somnath
  37. 37. Buzzer Bees Literati 2017, St. Agnes School, Kharagpur Q.M. - Somnath According to the Oxford English Dictionary, take with 343, go with 368 and run with 396 are the words which have the fourth, third and second most different definitions in English language, respectively. Which word comes first in that list, with over 450 definitions?
  38. 38. Set6 Buzzer Bees Literati 2017, St. Agnes School, Kharagpur Q.M. - Somnath
  39. 39. Buzzer Bees Literati 2017, St. Agnes School, Kharagpur Q.M. - Somnath This much-awarded book is loosely based on the life and works of which noted Nobel laureate? (The title and the cover of the book may act as a hint)
  40. 40. Ronald Ross7 Buzzer Bees Literati 2017, St. Agnes School, Kharagpur Q.M. - Somnath
  41. 41. Buzzer Bees Literati 2017, St. Agnes School, Kharagpur Q.M. - Somnath In reply to this question asked by the then PM of India, Smt. Indira Gandhi, astronaut Rakesh Sharma uttered the first line of a famous patriotic poem. What was that reply?
  42. 42. Sare Jahan Se Accha8 Buzzer Bees Literati 2017, St. Agnes School, Kharagpur Q.M. - Somnath
  43. 43. Buzzer Bees Literati 2017, St. Agnes School, Kharagpur Q.M. - Somnath Simply connect.
  44. 44. Palindromes9 Buzzer Bees Literati 2017, St. Agnes School, Kharagpur Q.M. - Somnath RACECAR RADAR NOON KAYAK
  45. 45. Buzzer Bees Literati 2017, St. Agnes School, Kharagpur Q.M. - Somnath Which two states are highlighted on the cover?
  46. 46. Punjab & Tamilnadu10 Buzzer Bees Literati 2017, St. Agnes School, Kharagpur Q.M. - Somnath
  47. 47. Buzzer Bees Literati 2017, St. Agnes School, Kharagpur Q.M. - Somnath William Sydney Porter, was sent to prison for embezzlement from a bank in Austin, Texas. He began writing stories in prison to support his young daughter. After his release, Porter moved to New York and worked for New York World, writing one short story a week from 1903 to 1906. How is he better known to us?
  48. 48. O. Henry11 Buzzer Bees Literati 2017, St. Agnes School, Kharagpur Q.M. - Somnath
  49. 49. Buzzer Bees Literati 2017, St. Agnes School, Kharagpur Q.M. - Somnath Amlaki and Haritaki are two little villages, separated by a dense forest. Which two eternally favourite characters, belonging to these villages respectively, met for the first time in that forest?
  50. 50. Goopy Gayen & Bagha Bayen12 Buzzer Bees Literati 2017, St. Agnes School, Kharagpur Q.M. - Somnath
  51. 51. Buzzer Bees Literati 2017, St. Agnes School, Kharagpur Q.M. - Somnath This is a map of which fictional fantasy world?
  52. 52. Buzzer Bees Literati 2017, St. Agnes School, Kharagpur Q.M. - Somnath
  53. 53. Narnia13 Buzzer Bees Literati 2017, St. Agnes School, Kharagpur Q.M. - Somnath
  54. 54. Buzzer Bees Literati 2017, St. Agnes School, Kharagpur Q.M. - Somnath Described as the longest poem ever written, the original version contains approximately 1.8 million words and is roughly ten times the length of the Iliad and the Odyssey combined. Name it.
  55. 55. Mahabharata14 Buzzer Bees Literati 2017, St. Agnes School, Kharagpur Q.M. - Somnath
  56. 56. Buzzer Bees Literati 2017, St. Agnes School, Kharagpur Q.M. - Somnath In India, Teachers Day is celebrated annually on the birthday of Sarvapalli Radhakrishnan (i.e, on 5th September). But the Students Day is celebrated all over the world on 15th October in memory of which famous Indian?
  57. 57. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam15 Buzzer Bees Literati 2017, St. Agnes School, Kharagpur Q.M. - Somnath
  58. 58. Buzzer Bees Literati 2017, St. Agnes School, Kharagpur Q.M. - Somnath What is the name of this mascot of the ongoing 2017 FIFA U-17 World Cup?
  59. 59. Kheleo16 Buzzer Bees Literati 2017, St. Agnes School, Kharagpur Q.M. - Somnath
  60. 60. Buzzer Bees Literati 2017, St. Agnes School, Kharagpur Q.M. - Somnath Vileplume is a blue, bipedal Pokmon with rudimentary hands and feet. Its head-design is inspired from which well known entity from the natural world?
  61. 61. Rafflesia17 Buzzer Bees Literati 2017, St. Agnes School, Kharagpur Q.M. - Somnath
  62. 62. Buzzer Bees Literati 2017, St. Agnes School, Kharagpur Q.M. - Somnath Who is singing?
  63. 63. Parineeti Chopra18 Buzzer Bees Literati 2017, St. Agnes School, Kharagpur Q.M. - Somnath
  64. 64. Buzzer Bees Literati 2017, St. Agnes School, Kharagpur Q.M. - Somnath A Pepsi-ad featuring some of the members of the Dada-gang.who hit that monstrous six which might have put their life in danger?
  65. 65. 19 Buzzer Bees Literati 2017, St. Agnes School, Kharagpur Q.M. - Somnath
  66. 66. Buzzer Bees Literati 2017, St. Agnes School, Kharagpur Q.M. - Somnath Identify this historical building/complex.
  67. 67. Hijli Detention Camp20 Buzzer Bees Literati 2017, St. Agnes School, Kharagpur Q.M. - Somnath

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