Friday, January 6, 2012

2011 QUIZ

1. According to the file-sharing blog Torrent Freak, what action movie was the most pirated film of 2011?

2. What is the name of the man fatally shot in Tottenham that spark widespead riots across London, England in August 2011?

3. The Occupy Wall Street movement began in September 2011 in Zuccotti Park, NY, is initiated by what Canadian-based progressive magazine?

4. Who was TIME magazine's "Coolest Man of 2011?"

5. What is the temporary assigned name of the fourth moon of Pluto discovered in July 2011?

6. Bossypants, the second best-selling book of 2011 is an autobiographical comedy book written by which American TV personality?

7. What is the name of the inventor of the electronic book (or ebook) who died on September 6, 2011?

8. Who won the 2011 Tour de France tournament, and the first for Australia?

9. Which pop artist had the most "like" in Facebook in 2011?

10. What is the codename for NATO's military activity in Libya to implement an arms embargo and a no-fly zone to protect Libyan civilian populated areas from Feb-March 2011?

11. Who earned the 2011 Nobel Prize on Chemistry for his discovery of quasicrystals?

12. Who is the first female Prime Minister of Denmark appointed in October 2011?

13. Auctioned for $4.3 million in November 2011, what is the title of the most expensive photograph ever sold by German visual artist Andreas Gursky?

14. Oscar Ramiro Ortega-Hernandez was charged with attempting to assassinate which head of state by firing a semi-automatic assault rifle which hit the official residence onNovember 11, 2011?

15. Who was crowned as the 2011 Miss Universe from Angola?

16. What geographical feature in Vietnam is included in the new list of 7 Wonders of Nature selected on November 2011?

17. Which Filipino was chosen as the 2011 CNN Hero of the Year?

18. Who was the first grand champion of the TV talent search competition "X Factor" (USA)?

19. Who is the new king of Malaysia as of December 2011?

20. In what African city was the 2011 United Nations Climate Change Conference to limit carbon emissions was held?

Friday, December 2, 2011

Alpha Picture Quiz #3

Logo of what computer operating system?

Symbol of what religion?

What is the term for the decorative mark on the forehead traditionally worn by Hindu women?

New flag of what country?

Identify this British actress most famous as the White Witch in the Narnia film series.

From Arabic meaning "to move", what is the name of this board game played around the world?

Identify this Latin American liberator.

What is this water raising device named after an ancient thinker?

Identify this massive structure floating in space.

Who created this iconic election poster in 2008?

1. Android
 2. Zoroastrianism
3. Bindi
4. Libya
5. Tilda Swinton
6. Mancala
7. Simon Bolivar
8. Archimedes Screw
9. International Space Station
10.  Shepard Fairey

Friday, November 11, 2011

Alphaquiz # 12

Alphaquiz # 12

1. The Friedrich Method is the top choice of the majority players in solving what puzzle game?

2. As of date what is the highest grossing Bollywood film of all time?

3. The Capitalist Tool is the motto of which publishing and media company?

4. Who first translated and published the Qur'an into an English version in I649?

5. Which American singer, musician and record producer is dubbed as the "mother of hip hop"?

6. What first-person shooter video game features the voices of Sam Worthington, Ed Harris, Gary Oldman and Ice cube?

7. What multinational computer company was founded during an April Fools day in 1976?

8. What movie cast Will Ferrell, Steve Carell, Vince Vaughn, Ben Stiller, Jack Black, Seth Rogen, and Owen Wilson together?

9. Swetambara and Digambara are the two main sects of what religion?

10. What is the only country in Africa that is NOT a memmber of the African Union?

11. Who starred as the lead role in a 2004 movie based on Marvel comics and in 2009 as the lead role in a movie based on DC Comics?

12. According to the Imperva study in 2010 what is the most commonly used computer password?

13. What is the name of the nerve located in the wrist is usually cut by someone who commited suicide?

14. The Borg-Warner Trophy is given to the winner of what prestigious competition?

15. What is the name of the Filipino baby chosen by the United Nations as the symbolic representation of the 7 billionth person born in the world in October 31, 2011?

16. What breed of cat is the famous Garfield?

17. Mount Obama is the highest peak of what island-nation?

18. Katy Perry provided the voice for the only female character in what 2011 3D family film?

19. Sándor Palace is the official residence of the president of what European country?

20. Which Catholic saint's feast coincides during Christmas day?


1. Rubik's Cube
2. 3 Idiots
3. Forbes
4. Alexander Ross
5. Slyvia Robinson
6. Call of Duty: Black Ops
7. Apple
8. Anchorman: The Legend of Roy Burgundy
9. Jainism
10. Morocco
11. Thomas Jane
12. 123456
13. Cubital vein
14. Indianapolis 500
15. Danica May Camacho
16. Tabby
17. Antigua and Barbuda
18. Smurfs
19. HUngary
20. St. Anastasia

Friday, September 2, 2011

Alphaquiz # 11

Alphaquiz # 11

1. What book written by Antonio Negri and Michael Hardt has been dubbed by many as the "Communist Manifesto of the 21st Century"?

2. What dance, also a name of an active volcano, is a Mexican variation on the waltzes that German farmers brought to central Mexico in the 19th century?

3. Who was the only non-Swedish member of the supergroup ABBA?

4. Edward of Woodstock the son of Edward III was a military leader during the Battle of Crecy of Hundred Years' War is more commonly known under what name?

5. What 2000 film starring John Travolta won the Golden Raspberry Award for the WORST Film of the Decade?

6. Daniel Biasone, the founding owner of the Syracuse Nationals now known as the Philadelphia 76ers, introduced what mechanics in the rules of the NBA in 1954?

7. What is the title of the pioneering work by Ed Goodgold and Dan Carlinsky in 1966 and considered as the first ever trivia book?

8. What song by Coldplay, was played on July 19, 2011 as a wake-up call to STS-135 Space Shuttle Atlantis marking the last ever wake-up call for a crew visiting the International Space Station from the Space Shuttle fleet?

9. Who is the only Pope honored by a Muslim nation in which a statute of him stands in the courtyard of St Esprit Cathedral, Istanbul Turkey?

10. Which British king due to his blood relation to nearly every other European monarch came to be known as the "uncle of Europe"?

11. What is the first capital city in the world to be declared as a World Heritage Cultural Site by UNESCO in 1978?

12. Which famous psychologist won the Nobel Prize in 1904 for Physiology or Medicine for unrelated work on digestive secretions?

13. Saddam Hussein allegedly wrote a romance novel in 2000 that became the inspiration of the movie by Sacha Baron Cohen entitled The Dictator to be released next year, what is the title of the book?

14. Who is the patron saint of the internet in the Roman Catholic Church?

15. What is the name of the corporate headquarters of Google, Inc. in Mountain View, Santa Clara County, California?

16. Who, in 1999, was voted as the Norwegian of the century?

17. What 1916 film is considered to be the first ever movie sequel in history?

18. Which Nicaraguan revolutionary and leader of a rebellion against the U.S. military occupation became a symbol of resistance to United States domination?

19. What town/village in Germany was formerly divided by the Berlin wall?

20. Who is the only celebrity who had a role in Star Wars and Pirates of the Caribbean movies?


1. Empire
2. Tambora
3. Bjorn Ulvaeus
4. Black Prince
5. Battlefield Earth
6. 24 second shot clock
7. Trivia
8. Don't Panic
9. Benedict XV
10. Edward VII
11. Quito, Equador
12. Ivan Pavlov
13. Zabibah and the King
14. Isidore of Seville
15. Googleplex
16. Thor Heyerdahl
17. Fall of the Nation
18. Augusto César Sandino
19. Modlareuth
20. Keira Knightley

Friday, July 29, 2011

Alphaquiz # 10

Alphaquiz # 10

1. Which French biologist discovered the HIV virus and won the 2008 Nobel Prize in Medicine?

2. Anna Marie is the real name of which X-MEN member?

3. My Horizontal Life: A Collection of One-Night Stands is the book written by which stand-up comedienne and TV host?

4. Now on its 20th year what is the title of the U.S. magazine exclusively for lesbian?

5. What is the only chemical element named after a river?

6. Hans Sloane donated his collection that now became the foundation of what famous museum?

7. What is the shopping capital of Malaysia equivalent to Tokyo’s Ginza district and New York’s Fifth Avenue?

8. Who is the author of Men in Black graphic book where the movie franchise was based?

9. The movie Detroit Rock City features which heavy metal band?

10.Which Pope established the Inquisition to address the problem of heresy?

11. Literally means "carry mantle" what is a large traveling bag, and now a term for combination of meaning of two words?

12. What type of whiskey is made from a fermented mixture of hot water and grain mash containing at least 51 percent corn?

13. Which actor portrayed the comedian Peter Sellers in the movie The Life and Death of Peter Sellers?

14. What is the name of the cemetery in Paris where Peter Abelard, Jim Morrison, Marcel Proust, Oscar Wilde, Gertrude Stein was buried?

15. What is the fictional crime organization headed by M. Bison in Street Fighter?

16. Yersina Pestis bacterium caused what wide-ranging disease in human history?

17. What social networking website is owned and operated by Google Inc. and named after one of it's employees?

18. Teen idol River Phoenix died during the making of which movie?

19. What was the first sports in which women competed at the 1900 Summer Olympics?

20. "Draco dormiens nunquam titillandus" or "A Sleeping Dragon is Never to be Tickled" is the motto of which school?


1. Luc Montaginer
2. Rogue
3. Chelsea Handler
4. Curve Magazine
5. Rhenium
6. British Museum
7. Bukit Bintang
8. Lowell Cunningham
10. Gregory IX
11. Portmanteau
12. Bourbon
13. Geoffrey Rush
14. Père Lachaise Cemetery
15. Shadaloo
16. Bubonic plague
17. Orkut
18. Dark Blood
19. Tennis and Golf
20. Hogwarts

Friday, July 8, 2011

Alpha-picture quiz # 2

                                                 1.Identify the infamous logo of a group.
                                             HINT: Notorious high-tech group..

                                                   2. Identify the young actress.
                HINT: Australian actress starred in an "adventure" film with Jonny Depp

                                                 3. Identify the villains group name.
                                        HINT: From  a famous anime.

                                                            4. Identify the cello player.
                                                    HINT: His first name is a kind of a toy.

                                                             5. Identify the multi-tool.
                                             HINT:Originally called "Mr. Crunch" while in development.

                                                          6. Identify the UNESCO Heritage Site
                                               HINT: One of the five UNESCO Heritage Sites in Libya.

                                                             7. Identify the mobile game.
                                                     HINT: Developed by Rovio Mobile for Iphone

                                                           8. Identify the painting.
                                                HINT: Only sold painting of the artist during his lifetime.

                                                              9. Identify the car logo
                                                      HINT: Italian luxury car manufacturer

                                                               10. Identify the author
                                                  HINT: he is the sixth best selling author of all time
ANSWERS: 1. LulzSec 2. Mia Wasokowska 3. Nauto 4. Yoyo Ma 5. Leatherman Tool 6. Leptis Magna 7. Angry Birds 8. Red Vineyard 9. Maserati 10. Sydney Sheldon

Wednesday, June 22, 2011

Alphaquiz # 9

Alphaquiz # 9

1. During the trap Chilean miners incident in 2010 one of the survivors is said to have requested A CD album of which musician?

2. 1601 California Avenue is the headquarters of which famous company?

3. Which Austrian quantum physicist is renowned for his successful quantum teleportation of photons?

4. Polish composer Frederic Chopin had an affair on which French novelist of the Romantic movement?

5. What is the name of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's real-life professor that served as the prototype of Sherlock Holmes character?

6. In Greek mythology who is the goddess of rainbow that is also a name of a flower and part of the human body?

7. Known as "The Big Easy" which South African golfer was the second man in golf history after Jack Nicklaus to win two U.S. Opens before turning 28?

8. Who had the longest confirmed human life span in history, living to the age of 122 years, 164 days?

9. Ob-la-di-ob-la-da is the tribal greeting of which African country?

10. What word is sometimes used in a general way to refer to treatments for health when herbal or natural would be more appropriate?

11. What song wherein Britney Spears, Kesha, and Nicki Menaj collaborated together?

12. Riksdag is the name of the parliament of which European country?

13. What medical facility is most typically associated with the treatment of tuberculosis?

14. Created by Enid Blyton what is the name of the little wooden boy character who lives in Toyland?

15. What is the sexualized representation of femininity and the opposite of the phallic symbol?

16. What is the second largest cut diamond in existence and is set in the British royal scepter?

17. In terms of revenues what is the world's largest mobile telecommunications company?

18. What strait seperates USA and Canada?

19. What was the title of the second Holyfield-Tyson boxing match and also a title of a William Faulkner novel?

20. What was the codename for US military operation to kill or capture Osama bin Laden on May 02, 2011?


1. Elvis Presley
2. Facebook
3. Anton Zeillinger
4. Gerog Sand
5. Dr. Joseph Bell
6. Iris
7. Ernie Els
8. Jeanne Clement
9. Nigeria
10. Homeopathy
11. "Till The World Ends
12. Sweden
13. Sanatorium
14. Noddy
15. Yonic Symbol
16. The Star of Africa
17. Vodafone
18. Juan de Fuca Strait
19. The Sound and The Fury
20. Operation Neptune Spear