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  • 1. 12/3/2014 ENQUIRY SESSION #5 A QUIZ BY APRATIM MUKHOPADHYAY
  • 2. THIS SET IS ABSOLUTELY FREE OF A QUIZ BY APRATIM MUKHOPADHYAY
  • 3. A QUIZ BY APRATIM MUKHOPADHYAY
  • 4. PRESENTED BY: APRATIM MUKHOPADHYAY, ALSO COLOQUIALLY KNOWN AS BELUR THE BOLLYWOOD AND TV SHOWS SET A QUIZ BY APRATIM MUKHOPADHYAY
  • 5. LE RULES A QUIZ BY APRATIM MUKHOPADHYAY  34 QUESTIONS ON INFINITE POUNCE  +10/-10 ON POUNCE, AND +10 ON THE BOUNCE. ON POUNCE, UNLESS OTHERWISE STATED, ALL PARTS TO A QUESTION WILL HAVE TO BE ANSWERED. TEAMS MAY POUNCE ON THEIR OWN QUESTION.  DO NOT FUCK AROUND WITH THE QUIZMASTER  NEED I TELL YOU THAT THE QUIZMASTER IS ALWAYS RIGHT? I SUPPOSE NOT. SO, LET US COMMENCE.
  • 6. 1. The above is the poster of a recently released Tamil film titled Aaha Kalyanam. It is a remake of which commercial and critical success?A QUIZ BY APRATIM MUKHOPADHYAY
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  • 8. Band Baaja BaraatA QUIZ BY APRATIM MUKHOPADHYAY
  • 9. 2. The creator X has often been asked about the origin of his show Y’s title. He has cited two reasons as to why Y is so named. Firstly, X is against people who go through projecting a false sense of vitality, as if in an attempt to show other people that they are better, something in direct conflict with X’s dry style. Secondly, X has stated how he didn’t want people to be overtly excitedabout Y since it was a follow-up to an immensely successful series. Identify both X and Y; there are no part points. A QUIZ BY APRATIM MUKHOPADHYAY
  • 10. A QUIZ BY APRATIM MUKHOPADHYAY
  • 11. X- Larry David Y- Curb Your Enthusiasm A QUIZ BY APRATIM MUKHOPADHYAY
  • 12. 3. X, among other roles, is famous for her appearances in films like Laadla, Bambai Ka Babu and Baabul. X has also appeared in a few Malayalam and Tamil films. X currently stars in the Zee TV soap Sapne Suhane Ladakpan Ke. X, however, is famous for having essayed a particular role for seven years for which Kitu Gidwani wasthe original choice. When X’s character was written out of the show, public protests forced the writers to reinstate her. Identify X or the role in question. A QUIZ BY APRATIM MUKHOPADHYAY
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  • 14. Vaishnavi Mahant, who played the role of Geeta Vishwas on ShaktimaanA QUIZ BY APRATIM MUKHOPADHYAY
  • 15. 4. X was published in 1966, after a three year hiatus taken by the concerned author. X was adapted on screen in 1971 starring Anthony Hopkins. A realistic description of the author’s own Scottish background marks the book. X, however, shot into fame in India after it was seen somewhere in 1969. Identify X and the concerned reference. Part points will be given. A QUIZ BY APRATIM MUKHOPADHYAY
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  • 17. When Eight Bells Toll, the book which Sharmila Tagore’s character is seen reading in Aradhana duRing the famous Mere Sapnon Ki Rani A QUIZ BY APRATIM MUKHOPADHYAY
  • 18. 5. Connectamundo. (The list can be made exhaustive)A QUIZ BY APRATIM MUKHOPADHYAY
  • 19. A QUIZ BY APRATIM MUKHOPADHYAY
  • 20. They have all made guest appearances on The Big Bang Theory A QUIZ BY APRATIM MUKHOPADHYAY
  • 21. 6. Who created and wrote a fictional comedy sketch titled The Girlie Show? A QUIZ BY APRATIM MUKHOPADHYAY
  • 22. A QUIZ BY APRATIM MUKHOPADHYAY
  • 23. Liz LemonA QUIZ BY APRATIM MUKHOPADHYAY
  • 24. 7. The above is a 1964 Turkish film starring superstar Sadri Alisik. It is the remake of which iconic 1951 film? A QUIZ BY APRATIM MUKHOPADHYAY
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  • 26. AwaraA QUIZ BY APRATIM MUKHOPADHYAY
  • 27. 8. Ramesses II, who lived in the 12th century BC, is, as we know, often considered the greatest ever Egyptian emperor. He was commemorated, albeit under a different name, in 1818 when an announcement was made pertaining to the acquisition of a statue of his by the British Museum. However, he was resurrected in popular consciousness in 2013, under the same name. What is being talked of here? A QUIZ BY APRATIM MUKHOPADHYAY
  • 28. A QUIZ BY APRATIM MUKHOPADHYAY
  • 29. Ozymandias, the 60th episode of Breaking Bad, also the title of a sonnet by ShelleyA QUIZ BY APRATIM MUKHOPADHYAY
  • 30. 9. Who speaking on what: “ …With unbridled economic liberalisation strengthening the unholy cabal of politicians and moneyed ruffians , the nation witnessed fundamental transformations —a fact that was being systematically overlooked by popular escapist entertainment which minted money through vacuous NRI romances, forgetting its solemn duty to be the mirror of its…I decided to make X by myself on a shoe-string budget, determined not to compromise my creativity in any manner…And while they applaud the surreal appeal of Fellini’s La Strada, they are unwilling to put away their neorealist sensibilities while evaluating X. X, intentionally confined by the grammar of popular cinema so as to make the message accessible to the hoi polloi, is actually an allegory where each villain represents something larger than just himself…” A QUIZ BY APRATIM MUKHOPADHYAY
  • 31. A QUIZ BY APRATIM MUKHOPADHYAY
  • 32. Kanti Shah on why he made GundaA QUIZ BY APRATIM MUKHOPADHYAY
  • 33. 10. The three above are Cathy Cavadini, Tara Strong and E.G. Daily. Where could one hear the three of them from 1998 to 2004, and also later for a brief while? A QUIZ BY APRATIM MUKHOPADHYAY
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  • 35. The Powerpuff GirlsA QUIZ BY APRATIM MUKHOPADHYAY
  • 36. 11. “X is seen emerging from the Lincoln Tunnel and passes through the tollbooth for the New Jersey Turnpike .Numerous landmarks in and around Newark and Elizabeth, New Jersey are then shown passing by the camera as X drives down the highway. The sequence ends with X pulling into the driveway of his suburban home. “ What is being described? A QUIZ BY APRATIM MUKHOPADHYAY
  • 37. A QUIZ BY APRATIM MUKHOPADHYAY
  • 38. The opening sequence of The Sopranos A QUIZ BY APRATIM MUKHOPADHYAY
  • 39. 12. 1992- Chinni Prakash 1995- Chinni Prakash 1996- Ahmed Khan 1997- Chinni Prakash 2005- Prabhudeva 2006- Howard Rosemayer 2007- Ganesh Acharya 2009- Longinus Fernandes 2010- Bosco-Caesar 2012- Bosco-Caesar 2013- Bosco-Caesar 2014- Samir and Arsh Tanna This is an exhaustive list thus far. What does it depict? A QUIZ BY APRATIM MUKHOPADHYAY
  • 40. A QUIZ BY APRATIM MUKHOPADHYAY
  • 41. Filmfare Best Choregraphy Awards not won by Saroj Khan or Farah Khan since its inception A QUIZ BY APRATIM MUKHOPADHYAY
  • 42. 13. X is thought to have run from September 4th, 1995 to March 26th, 2001. Two major players A and B were involved in it, and a third minor player was also involved. It led to the concerned discipline to become a major primetime extravaganza on American TV. A completely reinvented itself in order to successfully compete with B, an initial leader in the competition. However, A saw off B, and, finally, acquired B after its parent company sold it to A. A purchased B for around 3 million dollars. Identify X, A and B; part points will be the quizmaster’s discretion. A QUIZ BY APRATIM MUKHOPADHYAY
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  • 44. A- WWE, the then WWF B- WCW X- The Monday Night WarsA QUIZ BY APRATIM MUKHOPADHYAY
  • 45. 14. Minimalist poster for?A QUIZ BY APRATIM MUKHOPADHYAY
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  • 47. Josh A QUIZ BY APRATIM MUKHOPADHYAY
  • 48. 15. X was born in Frankfurt and made her debut in the 2006 film Turn Left. X currently endorses a lingerie brand named Bodycare. X made her Bollywood debut in a 2012 film directed by Prateek Chakravorty. X appeared in 3 films in 2013 and has been in the news recently. Identify X. A QUIZ BY APRATIM MUKHOPADHYAY
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  • 50. Evelyn SharmaA QUIZ BY APRATIM MUKHOPADHYAY
  • 51. 16. Minimalist poster for? A QUIZ BY APRATIM MUKHOPADHYAY
  • 52. A QUIZ BY APRATIM MUKHOPADHYAY
  • 53. Mad Men A QUIZ BY APRATIM MUKHOPADHYAY
  • 54. 17. The above represents the selected cast of which TV show that ran in two avatars from 1993- 94 and 1997-98? Also, which British TV show wasA QUIZ BY APRATIM MUKHOPADHYAY
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  • 56. Zabaan Sambhaalke from Mind Your Language A QUIZ BY APRATIM MUKHOPADHYAY
  • 57. 18. Which pre-eminent actor holds the dubious record of having gathered 8 Filmfare Best Supporting Actor nominations without a single win, garnering nominations in 1980, 1984, 1990 and 1996, among other years? A QUIZ BY APRATIM MUKHOPADHYAY
  • 58. A QUIZ BY APRATIM MUKHOPADHYAY
  • 59. Naseeruddin ShahA QUIZ BY APRATIM MUKHOPADHYAY
  • 60. 19. X was the concerned actor’s follow-up to a hugely successful debut, and it failed miserably at the box office. X was directed by Aditya Bhattacharya. X has gained a cult status since its release. The film shows, among other things, the lead actor’s obsession for an older woman, played by Supriya Pathak. X also stars the likes of Jagdeep and Pankaj Kapur in supporting roles. Identify X and the personality, someone who went on to win four National Awards, who made his Bollywood debut in this film. Part points will be given. A QUIZ BY APRATIM MUKHOPADHYAY
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  • 62. X- Raakh Santosh SivanA QUIZ BY APRATIM MUKHOPADHYAY
  • 63. 20. In 2006, Iranian businessman Mojtaba Asadian started a franchise of Xs. X’s name was thereby registered in 32 countries. James Michael Tyler attended the grand opening of the Dubai X. The Dubai X, as mentioned above, proclaims this on their website: “As technology and the fast pace of life seems to fracture our society, people crave for a place that they can truly call their own, a place in their community where they fit in and belong… At X we offer a warm and friendly, homey environment where people can relax and forget about the pressures and stresses of life for a while .“ Identify X. A QUIZ BY APRATIM MUKHOPADHYAY
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  • 65. Central Perk A QUIZ BY APRATIM MUKHOPADHYAY
  • 66. 21. Minimalist poster for? A QUIZ BY APRATIM MUKHOPADHYAY
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  • 68. Ishq A QUIZ BY APRATIM MUKHOPADHYAY
  • 69. 22. Which show, which ran for 11 years and produced 256 episodes, holds the record for having the most watched series finale in US TV history? A QUIZ BY APRATIM MUKHOPADHYAY
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  • 71. M*A*S*H A QUIZ BY APRATIM MUKHOPADHYAY
  • 72. 23. David Burtka, born in 1975, is an actor and a chef. He has also appeared on Broadway at times. He made a conspicuous TV debut in 2002 of The West Wing. X graduated from Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts Pasadena in summer 2009 and afterward began running a Los Angeles catering company, Gourmet M.D. To whom did X famously get engaged in 2011? A QUIZ BY APRATIM MUKHOPADHYAY
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  • 74. Neil Patrick HarrisA QUIZ BY APRATIM MUKHOPADHYAY
  • 75. 24. X was adapted from a short story by Hayatullah Ansari, which in turn was inspired by Russian short story. X marked the debuts of Pandit Ravi Shankar and Kamini Kaushal. The career of Y, X’s director, is often said to have been overshadowed by the monumental success of his younger brother in Bollywood. X is also a very significant film in Indian cinema. A QUIZ BY APRATIM MUKHOPADHYAY
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  • 77. X-Neecha Nagar, Y- Chetan Anand A QUIZ BY APRATIM MUKHOPADHYAY
  • 78. 25. What was special about the Filmfare Awards presented during its 25th and 50th anniversaries? A QUIZ BY APRATIM MUKHOPADHYAY
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  • 80. Silver and gold statuettesA QUIZ BY APRATIM MUKHOPADHYAY
  • 81. 26. X had the original idea to create a comedy series in the style of handheld cameras and reality television, but with an elaborate, highly comical script resulting from repeated rewritings and rehearsals. X met with David Nevins, Katie O'Connell, and two writers, including Y, who is credited as Z’s creator. In the wake of events of the time, a certain kind of story was suggested by X. There was a massive bidding war between Fox and NBC for Z. X eventually played the role of an executive producer and Z’s uncredited narrator. Identify X, Y and Z; part points will be given. A QUIZ BY APRATIM MUKHOPADHYAY
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  • 83. X- Ron Howard Y-Mitchell Hurwitz Z- Arrested DevelopmentA QUIZ BY APRATIM MUKHOPADHYAY
  • 84. 27. Minimalist poster for?A QUIZ BY APRATIM MUKHOPADHYAY
  • 85. A QUIZ BY APRATIM MUKHOPADHYAY
  • 86. Main Hoon NaA QUIZ BY APRATIM MUKHOPADHYAY
  • 87. 28. X had a troubled adolescence involving substance abuse from age twelve; he left school at age sixteen. After an intervention by family and friends, X entered drug rehabilitation at age nineteen. Killer Bash, released in 2005, was X’s first film. X was an amateur singer, very much like the character Y which he essayed to popular acclaim. X won the Teen Choice Award in 2011 for the portrayal of Y. Y is shown as a quarterback. Identify both X and Y; part points will be given. A QUIZ BY APRATIM MUKHOPADHYAY
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  • 89. X- Cory Monteith Y- Finn HudsonA QUIZ BY APRATIM MUKHOPADHYAY
  • 90. 29. Despite having appeared in several iconic films together, only once as Shashi Kapoor played Amitabh Bachchan’s elder brother. Which film? A QUIZ BY APRATIM MUKHOPADHYAY
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  • 92. Silsila A QUIZ BY APRATIM MUKHOPADHYAY
  • 93. 30. X is known for is vulgar stand-up comedy routine and te original host of America’s Funniest Home Videos. X also ad a recurring role on Entourage. X recently wrote and produced a parody of March Of The Penguins. X was sidestepped from his favoured career path of becoming a doctor. X, however, as also beenA QUIZ BY APRATIM MUKHOPADHYAY
  • 94. A QUIZ BY APRATIM MUKHOPADHYAY
  • 95. ssssssss X- Bob Saget The voice of Future TedA QUIZ BY APRATIM MUKHOPADHYAY
  • 96. 31. X first appeared in its creator Tex Avery’s 1943 cartoon Dumb-Hounded. X has been conferred with two different surnames over its existence, Poodle and McPoodle. X’s deadpan voice and meek personality were inspired from te radio character Wallace Wimple. Matt Groening has admittedly based Hans Moleman on X. Although X as been sarcastically compared to a lot of dignitaries through its existence, recent comparisons to a figure from the world of sports Y as created genuine fervour, with popular internet memes being produced in deference to it. Identify both X and Y; part points will be given. A QUIZ BY APRATIM MUKHOPADHYAY
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  • 98. X- Droopy Y- Harry RedknappA QUIZ BY APRATIM MUKHOPADHYAY
  • 99. 32. The title of which iconic 70s hit translates to “pure” in Urdu? A QUIZ BY APRATIM MUKHOPADHYAY
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  • 101. PakeezahA QUIZ BY APRATIM MUKHOPADHYAY
  • 102. 33. Minimalist poster for?A QUIZ BY APRATIM MUKHOPADHYAY
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  • 104. Lost A QUIZ BY APRATIM MUKHOPADHYAY
  • 105. 34. X(above) co-wrote a film called The Captain of Nakara. X had met Y at a writing workshop in Uganda, after which X sold Y something for only $4000. X was subsequently acknowledged by Y in 2009 publicly, which led to X being noticed. Identify both X and Y; there will be no part points.A QUIZ BY APRATIM MUKHOPADHYAY
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  • 107. X- Cajetan Boy Y- Vishal BharadwajA QUIZ BY APRATIM MUKHOPADHYAY
  • 108. A QUIZ BY APRATIM MUKHOPADHYAY
  • 109.  12 SLIDES  THE LIST CAN BE MADE EXHAUSTIVE  THE NUMBER OF AVAILABLE POINTS FOR GETTING THE ANSWER IN THE FIRST SLIDE IS 80; IT COMES ALONG WITH A -40. FROM TEN ONWARDS, IT PROCEEDS AS +75/-35 AND SO ON  EACH TEAM MAY MAKE A MAXIMUM OF TWO ATTEMPTS ACROSS THE ENTIRE SET A QUIZ BY APRATIM MUKHOPADHYAY
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  • 123. Characters on SeinfeldA QUIZ BY APRATIM MUKHOPADHYAY
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  • 125. A QUIZ BY APRATIM MUKHOPADHYAY  12 slides and an inexhaustive list  The list can be made exhaustive and chronological  The division of points is the same as in the previous lvc
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  • 139. A QUIZ BY APRATIM MUKHOPADHYAYFilms that won the Filmfare Award for Best Actor
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