Wednesday, November 5, 2008

Quiz @ Punjab Engineering College

Punjab Engineering college, is conducting its General Quiz Eureka, part of the PECFEST, The quiz is held on the 8th of November from 2.00 p.m - 5.00 p.m at the PEC Auditorium. This quiz is open only to students with Valid ID Cards.

The prizes for the event are
First Prize - 7000
Second Prize - 5000

The quiz is conducted by Mr Gautam Bose, the CEO of Greycells Pvt Ltd,
Any queries, the quiz master can be reached @ + 919433511317.

Shall send the prelim questions once the quiz is over.


In 1971 Michael Hart, a student at the University of Illinois, obtained access to a Xerox Sigma V mainframe computer in the university's Materials Research Lab. Through friendly operators, he received an account with a virtually unlimited amount of computer time; its value at that time has since been variously estimated at $100,000 or $100,000,000.Hart has said he wanted to "give back" this gift by doing something that could be considered to be of great value.What did he do?

2) The Bavarian king Max Joseph who later became king Ludwig I married Thresevon Sachsen on 12th October 1810.To celebrate this marriage a particular tradition began which is very popular event even today.Identify the event or the tradition.

The hospital of Saint Mary of in London was founded as a priory in 1247 and is first mentioned as a hospital in 1330. By 1402 it was known for housing lunatics. In 1547 the hospital was formally incorporated as a royal foundation for the care of the insane.The modern sense of a particular English word comes from association with this hospital and dates to the early 16th century.Which word?

Answers to the Obligatory Questions

1) He started Project Gutenberg and gave e-books to the world
2) Oktoberfest
3) Bedlam

1 comment:

Cashmere said...

Found you on marketing pilgrim and am following you on twitter. Rare to see a fellow Indian online. Love the quizes.