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Q1.Zero is an upcoming 2018 film starring Shah Rukh Khan and Katrina Kaif. Apart from notable facts like ‘this is the first time after 20 years, that Rani Mukherji, Kajol and SRK have acted together,’ this film has an added, unfortunate claim to fame, due to a late-February incident. What is this other claim to fame?

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Q2.The company _____ was founded in 1937 by Edwin Land, and operates in the field of consumer electronics and eye-wear. Their primary invention was so popular that the invention took the name of the company, much like Xerox. The old logo of a popular social media company featured, and was inspired by their invention.

Identify the invention or the company.

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Q3.What DIY science experiment would you be recreating with the following ingredients: salt, cooking oil, warm water, soda bottle, detergent, food colouring, vinegar, cooking pan, and two tablespoon of NaHCO3.

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Q4.Simon Pegg, who has acted in the Star Wars, Star Trek and Mission Impossible series of movies, was discussing Star Wars: The Force Awakens with an interviewer. During the interview, he gave away that ____ ____ had a cameo role in the film as a stormtrooper. Fans nicknamed this stormtrooper JB-007. Who is _____ ____?

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Q5. In 1913, X visited England to spend a week with King George V and Queen Mary at Windsor Castle. When they went hunting there, one of the servants fell down, causing the gun he was carrying to discharge and fire both shots. The shots passed within a few inches of X, and the Duke of Portland, who was with him. The Duke later remarked that if the bullets had hit X, and he hadn’t died a year later at Sarajevo, that the War might have been prevented or at least postponed.

Who is X?

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Q6. In 1992, FIFA barred the clubs of countries X and Y from entering any international competitions, as they didn’t have a national league. Instead, they had leagues based on Serbs, Croats and Muslims. The first time X met Y internationally was in 2001 at Kochi, India; the match ended in a draw.

Identify X and Y.

Answers:

A1. Sridevi’s last film appearance.

A2. Polaroid.

A3. Baking Soda Volcano.

A4. Daniel Craig.

A5. Archduke Franz Ferdinand.

A6. X – Bosnia and Herzegovina, Y – Yugoslavia.

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