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Spent Mains With Answers

  1. 1. Sports & Entertainment aka SpEnt MAINS
  2. 2. <ul><li>DRY ROUND </li></ul><ul><li>(Mixed Bag) </li></ul><ul><li>10 direct / 5 pass </li></ul><ul><li>Clockwise – Infinite Bounce </li></ul>
  3. 3. Q1 <ul><li>In the news recently thanks to a movie </li></ul>
  4. 4. ANSWER <ul><li>Francois Pienaar. Captain of the victorious 1995 South African Rugby Team </li></ul><ul><li>Played by Matt Damon in Invictus. </li></ul>
  5. 5. Q2 <ul><li>Whose biography </li></ul>
  6. 6. ANSWER <ul><li>Magnus Carlsen, described as the “Mozart of chess” </li></ul>
  7. 7. Q3 <ul><li>Id this guy, who is the first individual world champion that India produced, in any sport </li></ul>
  8. 8. ANSWER <ul><li>Wilson Jones , who won the World Amateur Billiards Championship twice (1958 and 1964) </li></ul>
  9. 9. Q4 <ul><li>Which band derives its name from this? </li></ul>
  10. 10. ANSWER <ul><li>Unemployment Benefit Form No. 40 </li></ul><ul><li>aka UB40 </li></ul>
  11. 11. Q5 <ul><li>Whose lines are these – </li></ul><ul><li>“ There is a moment of regret, followed by vast sadness. Then comes a tidal wave of euphoria that sweeps away every negative thought in my head. I’ve never felt so alive, so hopeful — and I’ve never felt such energy. </li></ul><ul><li>“ I’m seized by a desperate desire to clean. I go tearing around my house, cleaning it from top to bottom. I dust the furniture. I scour the tub. I make the beds.” </li></ul>
  12. 12. ANSWER <ul><li>Andre Agassi – about his crystal meth intake </li></ul>
  13. 13. Q6 <ul><li>Another Absolut AD </li></ul>
  14. 14. ANSWER <ul><li>Absolut HOLLYWOOD </li></ul>
  15. 15. <ul><li>DRY ROUND 2 </li></ul><ul><li>(This time anticlockwise) </li></ul>
  16. 16. Q1 <ul><li>A new rule in NBA named after this person was introduced  after the 1989-90 season after the match between the New York Knicks and the Chicago Bulls at Madison Square Garden on January 15th, 1990, basically to stop what he did in that game from occurring from then on. What does the rule state? Also, name the guy </li></ul>
  17. 18. ANSWER <ul><li>The guy is Kevin Trent Tucker and the “Trent Tucker Rule”  disallows any regular shot to be taken on the court if the ball is put into play with less than three-tenths of a second left on the game clock. This was brought about after Tucker won the game for the Knicks after play started with 0.1 seconds left on the clock </li></ul>
  18. 19. Q2 <ul><li>Fundas please </li></ul>
  19. 20. Answer <ul><li>“ In the 2006 Monaco Grand Prix, Red Bull supported the movie  “Superman Returns” , which continues the line of marketing events begun by the “Star Wars: Episode III” promotion of 2005. When Coulthard finished third in the race, he donned a Superman cape for his appearance on the podium” </li></ul>
  20. 21. Q3 <ul><li>Who wrote this? -----------------  </li></ul>
  21. 23. ANSWER <ul><li>SEX PISTOLS – Protest / boycott of Grammy. Refused to accept the grammy they received </li></ul>
  22. 24. Q4 <ul><li>Identify. I mean specific. </li></ul>
  23. 25. <ul><li>Garfield Minus Garfield </li></ul><ul><li>Garfield Minus Garfield is a webcomic created by Dan Walsh, a thirty-three-year-old from Ireland, which received considerable attention during 2008. Each strip consists of a reprint of a past episode from the comic strip Garfield, from which the character of Garfield himself has been removed through photo manipulation </li></ul>
  24. 26. Q5 <ul><li>Identify the dude </li></ul>
  25. 27. ANSWER <ul><li>Wierld Al Jankovich </li></ul>
  26. 28. Q6 <ul><li>Identify the author of this book </li></ul>
  27. 29. ANSWER <ul><li>O.J. Simpson , the former Buffalo Bills and San Francisco 49ers running back, who was accused of the murder of his wife Nicole Brown and her friend Ronald Goldman in 1994. He was acquitted after a trial in 1995. However in 1997, he was found liable for their death and was asked to pay $33.5 million. He gained further notoriety in late 2006 when he wrote this book . It purports to be a first-person fictional account of the murder had he actually committed it and was withdrawn by the publisher just before its release. The book was later released by the Goldman family. </li></ul>
  28. 30. <ul><li>Sports </li></ul>
  29. 31. <ul><li>Things will get tougher now…  </li></ul><ul><li>New Marking scheme… +10 direct </li></ul><ul><li>BUT </li></ul><ul><li>An increment of 2 for every pass. </li></ul><ul><li>Example – Question to Team A – worth 10 points. But they fail to answer or pass, this question wil be worth 12 points for Team B. and it will go on…Team F could actually earn 20 </li></ul><ul><li>Clockwise – No infinite bounce!!! </li></ul>
  30. 32. Q1 <ul><li>This team were the only winners of which league? (It folded after one season) OR Gimme its founder’s name, more famous in another field (borderline sports) </li></ul>
  31. 33. ANSWER <ul><li>This is the Los Angeles Xtreme, the only winners of the XFL. The XFL, was a professional American football league that played for one season in 2001. The league was founded by Vince McMahon, the owner of the World Wrestling Federation. The XFL was intended to be a major professional sports league complement to the offseason of the NFL. </li></ul>
  32. 34. Q2 <ul><li>Connect the following people – (not exhaustive) </li></ul>
  33. 39. Last Pic
  34. 40. Answers <ul><li>Luis  Enrique (A) , Robert  Prosinecki (B) , Samuel  Eto’o (C), Ronaldo (D) , Gheorghe Hagi (D) and Figo (E)  have  all  played  for  Real  Madrid  n  Barcelona  as  well. </li></ul>
  35. 41. Q3 <ul><li>Coat of Arms of a famous school. Identify. </li></ul><ul><li>(HINT – This is a sports round) </li></ul>
  36. 42. ANSWER <ul><li>Coat of Arms of the Rugby School. It is this that lent the name rugby to the world of sport. </li></ul>
  37. 43. Q4 <ul><li>Connect </li></ul>
  38. 44. Answer <ul><li>South African Sport Assoc Logos (Proteas and Sprinboks) </li></ul><ul><li>Proteas – named after the flower which is named after the Roman God of Will – Protea </li></ul><ul><li>And of course that was the springbok. </li></ul>
  39. 45. Q5 <ul><li>Identify him </li></ul>
  40. 46. ANSWER <ul><li>George Foreman with the George Foreman grills. he has a contact grills brand running under his name by the company applica. They call it the Lean, Mean Fat-Reducing Grilling Machine as written on foreman’s apron.” </li></ul>
  41. 47. Q6 – CONNECT <ul><li>Connect – </li></ul>
  42. 48. Answers <ul><li>Pistol hold </li></ul><ul><li>V sign hold </li></ul><ul><li>Pen hold </li></ul><ul><li>Handshake </li></ul><ul><li>Various Grips in Table Tennis </li></ul>
  43. 49. <ul><li>CONNECT </li></ul><ul><li>40 / 30 / 20 / 10… -5 in all cases for every two pics. </li></ul><ul><li>+5 (in the end) </li></ul>
  44. 58. ANSWER <ul><li>PIC 1 – Simon Fuller </li></ul><ul><li>PIC 2 – Ellen Degeneres </li></ul><ul><li>PIC 3 – Randy Jackson (MJs brother, often confused as the American Idol judge) </li></ul><ul><li>PIC 4 - Kara DioGuardi </li></ul><ul><li>PIC 5 – Jennifer Hudson </li></ul><ul><li>PIC 6 – Daughtry </li></ul><ul><li>PIC 7 – Paula Abdul </li></ul><ul><li>PIC 8 – Kelly Clarkson </li></ul><ul><li>CONNECT – American Idol!!! </li></ul><ul><li>Fuller – producer, Paula was former judge, Ellen is her replacement. Kara is another judge along with Randy. Daughtry and Jennifer Hudson former contestant (oscar winner for dreamgirls). Kelly Clarkson – 1 st season winner </li></ul>
  45. 59. <ul><li>Entertainment </li></ul>
  46. 60. <ul><li>Same Marking scheme… +10 direct </li></ul><ul><li>An increment of 2 for every pass. </li></ul><ul><li>Example – Question to Team A – worth 10 points. But they fail to answer or pass, this question wil be worth 12 points for Team B. and it will go on…Team F could actually earn 20 </li></ul><ul><li>ANTIClockwise – No infinite bounce!!! </li></ul>
  47. 61. Q1 - CONNECT
  48. 62. ANSWER <ul><li>Coldplay’s VIVA LA VIDA </li></ul><ul><li>Frida Kahlo (played by Salma Hayek in the movie)– drew the painting of the cover of the album titled viva la vida </li></ul><ul><li>Joe Satriani filed a copyright infringement suit against Coldplay in Los Angeles. The suit claims that &quot;Viva la Vida&quot; incorporates &quot;substantial, original portions&quot; of his instrumental track &quot;If I Could Fly&quot; from his 2004 album  Is There Love in Space? </li></ul>
  49. 63. Q2 <ul><li>Now connect this… </li></ul>
  50. 64. <ul><li>Great Ormond Street Hospital </li></ul><ul><li>Peter Pan wont fetch points… </li></ul><ul><li>JM Barrie – sold rights to the hospital (logo at centre) </li></ul><ul><li>Arsenal were behind a n ew half-million-pound campaign for  Great Ormond Street  Hospital since last year. </li></ul>
  51. 65. Q3 <ul><li>Connect </li></ul>
  52. 66. Answer <ul><li>A.A. Milne, the author of Winnie-the-Pooh, found the inspiration for his characters in his son Christopher Robin (pic1) and his toys, one of which was a teddy bear.Christopher Robin named his teddy Winnie after a bear that lived in the London Zoo. The bear was given to the zoo by a Canadian officer, Harry Colebourne, who, it is said, bought her from a hunter for $20 and named her Winnie in honor of his hometown, Winnipeg. Colebourne, above with his pet (pic2), left Winnie in the zoo's care when he was called to duty in France, and she lived there until her death in 1934. </li></ul>
  53. 67. Q4 CONNECT! <ul><li>Connect </li></ul>
  54. 68. ANSWER <ul><li>Burning Man Festival </li></ul><ul><li>Lee Harvey – the guy who started it… </li></ul><ul><li>Baker Beach – where he started it </li></ul><ul><li>Wicker Man – is said to have inspired him though he denies it </li></ul><ul><li>Neon lit man – today’s version of the fest </li></ul>
  55. 69. Q5 <ul><li>Connect the two - </li></ul>
  56. 70. <ul><li>Ibn Batuta </li></ul><ul><li>Abhishek Choubey – director of Ishqiya… </li></ul><ul><li>Connect – Ibn Batuta </li></ul>
  57. 71. Q6 <ul><li>Significance of this strip?? </li></ul>
  58. 72. ANSWER <ul><li>This is the Publication of peanuts  which was published on March 30, 1993 in which Charlie Brown finally scored a home run after 43 years of peanuts. </li></ul>
  59. 73. <ul><li>CONNECT </li></ul><ul><li>(PART DEUX) </li></ul><ul><li>To make it interesting – after displaying first four pics – 80 huge points {with -25} at stake. After that with every pics 40, 30, 20, 10 {with a -5} at stake) </li></ul><ul><li>(finally after everything… +5 for no loss) </li></ul>
  60. 82. ANSWER <ul><li>PIC 1 – Enzo Ferrari </li></ul><ul><li>PIC 2 – Virgin Mary </li></ul><ul><li>PIC 3 - Peter Sauber </li></ul><ul><li>PIC 4 - How I met your mother at the McLaren’s bar </li></ul><ul><li>PIC 5 – Pampas and Campos Grasslands of South America </li></ul><ul><li>PIC 6 – Lotus flower </li></ul><ul><li>PIC 7 – Williams sister </li></ul><ul><li>PIC 8 – Red Bull AD </li></ul><ul><li>CONNECT – You know it….f1 teams of 2010. </li></ul><ul><li>Note Campos – is now renamed to Hispania Racing Team (of which Chandhok is a part of) </li></ul><ul><li>Mercedes also means Virgin Mary, so PIC 2 actualy covered both teams  </li></ul>