Tuesday, April 17, 2007

Idol Trivia #4

This combination of the Paul Simon song - Bridge Over Troubled Water and Chris Braide's This is the Night was performed on a Season Finale of American Idol. This song was later released as a single and reached platinum status and was the fastest selling record since Elton John's Candle in the Wind(1997). Who was the singer?

Clay Aiken

Idol Trivia #3

Which song replaced ,
Daniel Powter's " Bad Day"
, as the song that was played during the flashback of an eliminated contestant's journey?

Chris Daughtry's "Home"

Idol Trivia #2

Which English singer, songwriter best known as "Herman" of the rock group Herman Hermit , performed the song , There's Kind of Hush, on the British Invasion night on American Idol 6?

Peter Noone

Idol Trivia

Which song by The Zombies did Blake Lewis Sing during the top 11 show of American Idol 6 ?

Time of the Season

Friday, April 13, 2007

Which Track?

Which is the only present day Formula 1 circuit that has a bridge running over a part of the track?

Suzuka - Japanese Grand Prix


He played on the opening track of the album Euphoria, "Demolition Man", including a 10-second guitar solo.Def Leppard's lead singer Joe Elliott described his style as "a cross between the way Slash plays and Andy McCoy from Hanoi Rocks".

Damon Hill


Born on January 17,1917 , in Nawalapitiya , Sri Lanka , he was the founder and Editor of Thai weekly magazine and Anna Daily Newspaper. He refused to accept a Padmashree from the Government of India as the wording on the scroll were in Hindi.He was the first donor to the Prime Minister's fund in 1962 during the war with China. Who is this Person?

M. G . Ramachandran

Thursday, April 12, 2007

Which Character?

Which famous cartoon character, used in advertising, was created by Joanna Ferrone, who first developed the character in 1985 by drawing it on a napkin in a restaurant?

Fido Dido


She is the first woman to head the operations of a foreign bank in India and the first Indian woman to graduate from the Harvard Business School. Who is she?

Naina Lal Kidwai

OK! Mag, Celebrity Big Bro .... and what else?

Born in Tamil Nadu and hailing from the Bunt Community of Karnataka , her nickname is Silly Pooh. She is the Brand Ambassador for Romanaov Vodka in India. She was also on the first cover of OK! magazine in India and later featured in the UK version of the Magazine. She was also the first non - Briton to win the show Celebrity Big Brother. WhoITIZ?

Shilpa Shetty

Why did Frank Sinatra do this?

After 1963 , Frank Sinatra always carried a roll of dimes with him . What was the reason?

Frank Sinatra's Son , Frank Sinatra Jr. was kidnapped on the 8th of December 1963. The kidnappers would talk to Sinatra only when they were called form a public pay phone. He always a carried a roll of dimes during that time and it became a lifetime habit for him


Jacques Villeneuve , Mario Andretti and this person are the only three people to have won the Formula 1 Drivers Championship , CART Championship and the Indianapolis 500 race. He was also the first brazilian to win the Formula 1 Drivers championship , before Nelson Piquet and Ayrton Senna. Who was this person?

Emerson Fittipaldi

Who is this?

He is the only person to have won a Formula 1 Grand Prix in a 6 wheel Car. He is also one of the two people to have had the number 0 on his car during a racing season.His son Tomas was a Jaguar Formula One Test Driver. He is the founder of FATS , inc ( Firearms Training Systems). He was also the last person to win a Driver's Championship with Ferrari until Michael Schumacher did so in the year 2000. Who is this person?

Jody Schekter

Wednesday, April 11, 2007

Which Organization?

Which Multibillion Dollar organization started its operations in 1920 at a HupMobile dealership in Canton, Ohio and had Jim Thorpe elected as its first president?

NFL( National Football League in the US)

Who is this?

He suggested that the US could reduce the National deficit by placing advertisements in the one dollar bills. He was one of the people responsible for the building of the famous Charlotte Motor Speedway. He died in an aircrash in the early 1970's. He made a fortune out of racing cars, lost it and then remade a fortune out of lumberjacking. He used to sell Moonshine during the prohibition days and he said that he got all his racing talents from avoiding cops during high speed chases when he was transporting illegal liqour. Who is this flamboyant person who was billed quite often as the Blonde Blizzard from Virginia?

Curtis Turner

Which Financial Daily

Which Financial Daily , launched in 1961 , is the worlds 2nd largest financial daily , after The Wall Street Journal and has a person named Rahul Joshi as its current Editor?

Economic Times

Which car

Which popular Sports car model from a Japanese car manufacturer , gets it name from the Latin word meaning "from the heavens" ?

Celica - Toyota

Cricket Ground

Which is the only Test Match Stadium and World Cup hosting Stadium in India to have a number in its name?

Sector 16 Stadium


What activity is defined as the act of staring intently at your Blackberry while furiously flicking the thumbwheel in search of information.


Identify the Song

The song is a Mexican song written by Consuelo Velazquez before her 16th birthday. Velazquez said that she had been inspired by an Aria from a Spanish opera by Enrique Granados. The Beatles played this song along with 14 other songs in their unsuccessful audition for Decca Records. What is the Song?

Besame Mucho.