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Virtues and Vices HOTS Questions (with answers)

Virtues and VicesHOTS Questions (with answers)

Q. This term means to devastate by heavy bombing. The word originated after a city in England by a similar name was devastated by firebombing by German air troops on the night of November 14th 1940 during world war II. Identify the term or the city.

Ans. Coventry To coventrate

Located in Cherrapunji, it is the tallest plunge waterfall in India.A tragic story is related to the falls which goes as follows-A woman named __ _____ remarries. But the new husband is jealous of her love for her daughter. One day when the woman goes out, the husband kills the daughter and cooks her flesh into a meal. When the woman comes home and asks the husband if he knows where the daughter is, he says no. But before going out to look for her daughter, the woman eats themeal his husband had prepared. After eating, she finds her daughter's fingers in a basket and in despair, the woman throws herself off the cliff next to the falls giving the falls its name which(in local language) means - "Fall / Jump of __ _____".Name the falls.

Nohkalikai Falls

Q. Historically, the name usually refers to theBavarian X. The society's goals were to opposesuperstition,obscurantism, religious influence over public life and abuses ofstate power. In subsequent use, X" refers to various organizations that are often alleged to conspire to control world affairs, by masterminding events and planting agents ingovernmentandcorporations, in order to gain political power and influence and to establish aNew World Order. Central to some of the most widely known and elaborateconspiracy theories, X have been depicted as lurking in the shadows and pulling the strings and levers of power in dozens of novels, movies, television shows, comics, video games, and music videos. Identify X.


She's a third grader but she's actually 40.She was born in the suburbs of London and lives there with her parents and her twin sister but is actually Japanese.And although she's a fictional character, she was on a mission to space in Japan's Hodoyoshi 3 satellite.Who is "she"?

Hello Kitty

QUES.Donald Trump:Well, I have to look at the group. I mean, I dont know what group youre talking about. You wouldnt want me to condemn a group that I know nothing about. Id have to look. If you would send me a list of the groups, I will do research on them, and certainly I would disavow if I thought that there was something wrong.Trump: Honestly, I dont know David Duke. I dont believe Ive ever met him. Im pretty sure I didnt meet him, and I just dont know anything about him.Which group is being talked about?

Ku Klux Klan

Q. Connect

Reached population of 1 billion

X was challenged by ministers and educators for its ungodly influence and for depicting women in strong leadership roles. They opposed not only children reading it, but adults as well, lest it undermine longstanding gender roles.In 1986 seven families in Tennessee opposed the novels inclusion in the school syllabus and filed a lawsuit in based on the novels depiction of benevolent witches and promoting the belief that essential human attributes were individually developed rather than God given. On the charge of including good witches in the story, they argued that all witches are bad, therefore it is theologically impossible for good witches to exist.

According to historianLewis Call, X is "a major icon in modern political culture", whose face has become "a potentially powerful instrument for the articulation of postmodern anarchism"in the late 20th century, exemplified by themaskworn by V in the comic book seriesV for Vendetta, who fights against a fictionalfascistEnglish state.X mask has also become widely associated with popular protests and organizations such as hacktivist group Anonymous.The public ranked X 30th in the BBC's 100 Greatest Britons.

Guy Fawkes mask

Q. Plenty of people, the actress Constance Wu and NBA star Jeremy Lin among them, have attacked X during his hosting of the Y. But perhaps the most poignant criticism comes from someone who felt the sting more than most: Laura Kung, the mother of one of the three Asian children X briefly brought onstage for his jokes. X describes an action. Y describes an event. Identify.

X-Chris Rock's hurtful jokes about AsianY- Academy Awards

Q. The Indian company floated an issue of this controversial financial instrument in 2008 and collected a sum of around Rs19000cr till 2011. The company claims this issue was a private placement and not a public offer. Which company is being talked about and name the instrument.

SaharaOFCD (optionally fully convertible debentures)

Q-X was born on 29 July 1953,at Paneli Moti,Rajkot district, in a Gujarat Jain family . His early childhood was spent in Kandivali , Mumbai where his father was a small businessman . Later , the family moved to Raipur , Chattisgarh. X studied in s.s kalibadi higher secondary school, in Raipur.He briefly worked for New India Assurance Company, until he decided to trade in the Stock Market of BSE and NSE. He went on to create one of the biggest scams in Indian stock market history. Identify X.

Harshad Mehta

Q Born in Bhopal to a South Indian family. He graduated from IIT Delhi with a bachelors degree in electrical engineering. He completed his PGDBA at IIM A in 1987. He received his PHD at MIT in 1991 for his thesis titled "essays on banking. He recently acquired a very important post in the north block. Name the person.

Raghuram Rajan


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