100 random questions (post 21)

I was browsing through the Internet, and I found these 100 random questions
Decided to do it for today's post.

Here goes:

    Grab the book nearest to you, turn to page 18, and find line 4.
Karnataka has an impressive range of KSRTC buses. :D
Stretch your left arm out as far as you can, What can you touch?
Edge of the bed

    Before you started this survey, what were you doing?
Whatsapping :)

    What is the last thing you watched on TV?

OMG--it has been so long I watched TV that I don't remember.

    Without looking, guess what time it is
    Now look at the clock. What is the actual time?

    With the exception of the computer, what can you hear?
Sound of rain

    When did you last step outside? What were you doing
This morning. Was meeting some people.

    Did you dream last night?

    Do you remember your dreams?

yes--most of the time.

    When did you last laugh?


    Do you remember why / at what?
At something my kids said.

    What is on the walls of the room you are in?

Paintings by Niall Young.
 Seen anything weird lately?
No--unless Bangalore's potholes on the road count as weird.
What do you think of this quiz?
Surprised it is making me think.
What is the last film you saw?
 If you could live anywhere in the world, where would you live?
Norwich UK.
 If you became a multi-millionaire overnight, what would you buy?
A lovely home facing the beach.
Tell me something about you that most people don't know.
I have about 6 academic degrees and diplomas (of course, I am proud of it)  and I actually feel bored to tell people  all my educational qualifications . I tell only when i get to know the person really well. It's like a privilege reserved for a specail few :) Don't ask me why--It's just one of my quirks. I am shy that way.

    If you could change one thing about the world, regardless of guilt or politics, what would you do?
Make it safe for women to go anywhere they like, wearing whatever they want, at any time they please and not get harassed, raped, abused or called names.
Do you like to dance?
Love to.day I stop dancing would be the day i stop living.

    Would you ever consider living abroad?
Have lived abroad for a while.

    Does your name make any interesting anagrams?
ee trip.

    Who made the last incoming call on your phone?
My good friend Priya.
What is the last thing you downloaded onto your computer?
A workout plan :)
Last time you swam in a pool?
Three weeks back
Type of music you like most?'
Stuff like Goo Goo dolls and Mumford and sons
Type of music you dislike most?
Mindless meaningless lyrics like chipka le saiya fevicol se..YUCK

    Are you listening to music right now?
No--Unless chirping of birds count as music
What color is your bedroom carpet?
I don't have a carpet in my bedroom
If you could change something about your home, without worry about expense or mess, what would you do?
nothing! I love how I have done up my home!
What was the last thing you bought?
ha ha..Pav and noodles :P :)
Have you ever ridden on a motorbike?
Oh yes :)

    Would you go bungee jumping or sky diving?
Bungee jumping..
 Do you have a garden?
A lovely one.
Do you really know all the words to your national anthem?
100 percent

    What is the first thing you think of when you wake up in the morning?
who has messaged me--who has tweeted to me :D
 If you could eat lunch with one famous person, who would it be?
Maddona or Demi moore
Who sent the last text message you received?
Ravi Subramanian (author of best sellers like Bankster and If God was a banker)
Which store would you choose to max out your credit card?
Debenhams UK
What time is bed time?
anytime the lines start blurring on the book I am reading.
 Have you ever been in a beauty pageant?
Yes :) In college and I won :)
 How many tattoos do you have?
If you don't have any, have you ever thought of getting one?
Never. Hate them.
What did you do for your last birthday?
Went out with family.
Do you carry a donor card?

Who was the last person you ate dinner with?
Satish and kids.
Is the glass half empty or half full?
Depends on whether it has water in it or Vodka ;-)
What's the farthest-away place you've been?
Farthest from where? In reality or in dreams? :) My imagination takes me everywhere.
 When's the last time you ate a homegrown tomato?
May be eight years back.

    Have you ever won a trophy?

    Are you a good cook?

yes--a fantastic one :)

    Do you know how to pump your own gas?
Excuse me? :D

    If you could meet any one person (from history or currently alive), who would it be?
Emperor Akbar :) Or Prithviraaj Chauhan.

Have you ever had to wear a uniform to school?
Of course. 12 years of my life :)
  Do you touch-type?
Well --60 percent
What's under your bed?
Do you believe in love at first sight?
No. It's sexual attraction maybe but definitely not love. Real test of true love is time. And I believe in love.
Think fast, what do you like right now?
A nice conversation. Instead I am doing this questionnaire.
 Where were you on Valentine's day?
In Kochi, doing a book launch!
 What time do you get up?
Between 6.00  and 6.15 AM most days.
What was the name of your first pet?
Too painful to talk about it.

    Who is the second to last person to call you?

Ab poora call history loge kya? :) Second last person to call me was my Bank relationship manager and he called me by mistake :)

    Is there anything going on this weekend?

Nothing planned.

    How are you feeling right now?
Not too good, to be honest.

    What do you think about the most?
My next book!

    If you had a Big Win in the Lottery, how long would you wait to tell people?

I wouldn't tell! I don't see how it is relevant to them or why they should know.

    Who would you tell first?
Of course, Satish.

Do you sing in the shower?
I have music in my shower. So  I don't sing but i listen to music.
What do you do most when you are bored?
I am never bored. There's always so much to do.
 What do you do for a living?
I write books.
 Do you love your job?
Totally, fully , completely.
 What did you want to be when you grew up?
A corporate hot-shot
If you could have any job, what would you want to do/be?
My current job or a fitness instructor.
Which came first the chicken or the egg?
How does it matter as long as you get your Omlette or friend chicken? :-).
 How many keys on your key ring?
Where would you retire to?
Some place tranquil and serene.
What kind of car do you drive?
A chauffeur driven one ;)
What are your best physical features?
My eyes  and smile is what I have been told
What are your best characteristics?
Straightforward, sincere, passionate, honest,  always keep my word,  am usually fun to have around.
If you could go anywhere in the world on vacation where would you go?
Sao Paulo, Brazil

 What kind of books do you like to read?

All kinds. Of late, I am  leaning towards spirituality and esoteric stuff.

    What is your favorite time of the day?
Around 10.00 am or so, when I am alone.

    Where did you grow up?
In different parts of India, including Chennai.

    How far away from your birthplace do you live now?

About 600 kms.

    What are you reading now?

Am reading four books! One of them is Sudha Murthy's Dollar Bahu. Another interesting one is by Sonia Choquette.

    Are you a morning person or a night owl?
Night owl.

    Can you touch your nose with your tongue?
yes :)

    Can you close your eyes and raise your eyebrows?

yes :)
    Do you have pets?

    How many rings before you answer the phone?
Sometimes I don't bother to answer :P The only excpetion is if my mom is calling.

    What is your best childhood memory?

Running with my dad on the beach.

    What are some of the different jobs that you have had in your life?

Art-teacher, work-shop trainer, Ground-staff at an airline, Volunteer to under-privileged children, pre-school teacher, Placement Executive.

    Any new and exciting things that you would like to share?
My new book is done!! A few months more before it hits the stands :)

    What is most important in life?
A loving family and peace of mind.

    What Inspires You?

My father , Great physiques (healthy bodies),  Nature, My children (yes, they do inspire me with their zest for life) and also my dog! (Not kidding. There is such a lot you can learn from a dog but I will save that for another post)
  If you like my writing, you might enjoy my books.

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  1. You dream place to live is Norwich ??????? Even in a non serious quiz like this, that is a bummer. Seriously Norwich ?????? Oh NOOOOOOOOOO :)

    1. :) Just shows how little I have seen of the world Ramesh ;-) I am not as widely travelled as you :) All i have seen is Pune, Chennai and Norwich. between the three, Norwich it is :P :)

  2. Witty answers ;-)..Glad to know you are done with ur new book... Looking forward to it. :-)
    I liked dollar bahu too.. Sudha Murty's books are really inspiring.

    Hope you have good day tomorrow,and may you feel better <3

    take care,good night.
    Lots of love,

    1. Thank you so much nitu :) You are sweet and considerate.

  3. Anonymous9:06 AM

    err. why don't you like tattoos?

    Sigh, few things are as scary as a missed call from mom.

  4. Enjoyed reading your answers!
    Waiting for your book (Curious about it!) And I can also touch my nose with my tongue:D
    Have a nice day!:)

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  6. Hi Preeti,

    Hope you are doing fine...
    Loved your answers to the random quiz... maybe I should do it too on my blog :))
    Looking fwd to your next book...
    Let me know if you are traveling to Pune anytime

  7. Actually this questionnaire reminded me of Paresh Rawal in Judai "Aapke ghar mein TV hain? Black & White hain? Color Hain?" LOL!

  8. Nice distraction of 10mins to take a break from life... :)

  9. Looking forward for your new book.. Have enjoyed reading all your previous book and the blogs :)

  10. I guess this is the first time, you told about your next book release..
    Great to hear that, you are next book gonna release shortly. Eagerly waiting!!!


  11. What a way to know about the completion of your new book! All excited!! Loved your honest and witty answers:)


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