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Xquizzit: Weekly Quiz of Pragativadi

Pragativadi brings to you Xquizzit – a test of your passion for films, sports and much more. Send in your replies to pragativadi@gmail.com. You can also submit your answers here by filling up the online form. The first five entries with correct answers will be featured on www.pragativadi.com.

While Submitting the answer, you must answer all questions.

1 Oscar award is famous for Movies. However it is also given for a particular sport/game. Name it
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2 Frenchman Bruno Poirier performed this unique feat in 1994 and since then its an unique annual 45 day event. What is it,?
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3 Only Player to score 99 3 times in Test Cricket
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4 His dad was a piano player. His 1st famous song was the piano man and he is one of the greatest performers in history. Name him
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5 Her 1st movie was Abodh opposite Tapas Paul but that is one of her least known movies. She is one of the most loved stars ever in Hindi cinema. Name her
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6 In his debut match he scored 92 not out and the captain Bill Lawry declared the innings. When asked was he unhappy because he missed a 100 by 8 runs he said “No, i am happy the skipper allowed me to score 42 runs more after i crossed 50” Who was this player who was famous as a team man all his life
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7 Dulka Road in London is a very unknown place. However during the 2000’s there was a huge spurt in price for one particular property. Which one and Why
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8 He too was born in a chawl. he did not have cricket clothes and played secretly in clothes clandestinely altered by his mother. He was caught by his dad when he scored a 200 and it came out in newspapers. He went on to play for India. He has been called the original dasher, an opening batsman who went for big hits from the first ball, something which sehwag and warner did decades later. However he left the country for scotland, saddened by selectors not giving him enough chances. who is he
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9 I created a mythical character in a striped coat, with a bushy moustache, a bald head with a white wisp of hair at the back, a bulbous nose on which is perched a pair of glasses, and he has thick black eyebrows permanently raised, expressing bewilderment. Whose words were this, about his creation
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10 Who recently became the 1st Indian Actor to deliver a TED Talk
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NB:The results of the quizzes will be published next Sunday.

  The quiz master: 
Ritesh Misra is an avid quizzer and sports lover. His blog thesportsmanwritesaway.wordpress.com
is well known. An IRS, he presently lives in Mumbai.
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