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  1. 1. The Gun Powder Quiz 5th Nov 2013 Sandesh | Pranshumaan
  2. 2. #1. This scene featuring Justus D. Barnes appears at the end of The Great Train Robbery. What did it inspire?
  3. 3. 1. Gun Barrel Sequence 2. The ending to Goodfellas
  4. 4. #2. Regarding the etymology of X, one version says that X was first used in Europe against the rule of the Capetian House of Anjou on 30 March, 1282. X is supposedly the acronym for “Death to France, Italy Ahead”, or “Death to France, Italy Begs”. What is X?
  5. 5. Mafia
  6. 6. #3. ID the man on the extreme left, the inspiration behind a couple of Bollywood movies.
  7. 7. Haji Mastan
  8. 8. #4. ___________ (1996) (made into movie, 1999) Survivor (1999) Invisible Monsters (1999) Choke (2001) (made into movie, 2008) Lullaby (2002) Diary (2003) Haunted (2005) Rant (2007) Snuff (2008) Pygmy (2009) Tell-All (2010) Damned (2011) Invisible Monsters Remix (2012) Doomed (2013) Id the missing first name.
  9. 9. #5. Finish the quote:
  10. 10. #6. The website of this prominent Indian political party got hacked on 2nd November. Which party?
  11. 11. AIADMK
  12. 12. #7. The design studio Wowmakers, based at Start Up Village, Kochi, on September 28, 2013; proposed Anonymous India (the Indian arm of the global Anonymous movement) to use X’s face, as an alternative to Guy Fawkes. ID X.
  13. 13. #8. What has been blanked out?
  14. 14. #9. In 2009, making its way around the Web was this photo of Chinese artist Chen Wenling’s new sculpture, entitled "What You See Might Not Be Real." The work, then on display in a Beijing gallery, is said to be "a critique of the global financial crisis with the bull representing the golden bull of Wall Street and the man pinned to the wall representing the jailed financier ___________”. FITB.
  15. 15. Bernie Madoff
  16. 16. #10. The jindun gongcheng or ‘The Golden Shield’ is the censorship and surveillance project operated by the Ministry of Public Security division of the Chinese Government. Through this program, the government has censored websites belonging to outlawed prodemocracy groups and others covering police brutality, Tiananmen protests of 1989, Chinese edition of BBC News etc. Relaxations were allowed during the 2008 Olympics. How do we better know jindun gongcheng?
  17. 17. #11. “My God, Help Me to Survive this Deadly Love” is a painting by Dmitri Vrubel. Created in 1990, the painting depicts Leonid Brezhnev and Erich Honecker kissing. The painting was destroyed in 2009, and Vrubel was commissioned to repaint the piece. What was special about the site of the painting?
  18. 18. Mural on the Berlin Wall
  19. 19. #12. ID the artist.
  20. 20. Banksy
  21. 21. #13. Inspiration behind what?
  22. 22. Saving Private Ryan
  23. 23. #14. The world according to?
  24. 24. Nineteen Eighty-Four
  25. 25. #15. ‘______ was here’ is an American popular culture expression that became popular during World War II. Its origins are debated, but the phrase and the distinctive accompanying doodle — a bald-headed man (sometimes depicted as having a few hairs) with a prominent nose peeking over a wall with the fingers of each hand clutching the wall — became associated with GIs in the 1940s. The Guardian noted in 2000 that several readers had told them that "Mr. Chad" was based on a diagram representing an electrical circuit. FITB
  26. 26. #16. ID the iconic poster.
  27. 27. Woodstock
  28. 28. #17. What connects these two?
  29. 29. • World's most prolific killers • Behram – An Indian Thug, holds the record for most murders by a single individual. He strangled 931 people between 1790-1840 with a piece of yellow & white cloth, called Rumal • Elizabeth Báthory – The similar record by a woman. However, the count is 610. And the era is 1560-1614.
  30. 30. #18. Game Anyone? • Not many people have heard of Macaulay Honors College, a school in New York City with 1770 students & just one athletic team: The Marauders. It qualified for a recent world cup. • Which game ?
  31. 31. • Quidditch – Sixth Annual World Cup held in Kissimmee, Florida
  32. 32. #19. Who is he ? • Some of the aliases he has used are: • • • • • • Matches Malone Ragman Detective Hawke Sir Hemingford Grey Frank Dixon Dr. Fledermaus
  33. 33. Hint • Matches Malone – To get into places • Ragman – Homeless Man that lives on streets • Detective Hawke – To gain trust of people who would talk to cops • Sir Hemingford Grey – Uses to purchase land • Frank Dixon – To get under the cover of a normal person • Dr. Fledermaus – To get full access of people who have been locked at the asylum
  34. 34. #20. What’s that Effect ? • X is the phenomenon whereby an attempt to hide, remove or censor a piece of information has the unintended consequence of publicizing the information more widely, usually facilitated by the Internet.
  35. 35. • Streisand effect: It is named after American entertainer Barbra Streisand, whose attempt in 2003 to suppress photographs of her residence inadvertently generated further publicity.
  36. 36. #21. • Veteran spy and soldier Nicholas had set out plans for the organization X at some point after World War II, but decided not to act since he felt the U.S. government would deny such a request. • A United Nations-based international group somehow obtained the plans, and presented them to the U.S. government. Nicholas’ recruitment to the post of executive director marked his first knowledge of X's existence. • While Nicholas acted as the operational head of the agency, he reported to a twelve-member council. • X often operates as much as a covert agency as a quasi-military one. Initially it is depicted as affiliated with the United States government. Later, it was depicted as under the jurisdiction of the United Nations, with vast technological resources at its disposal.
  37. 37. SHIELD
  38. 38. #22. Which two movies are referenced in this picture released by the White House on Twitter
  39. 39. Star Trek and Star Wars During a press conference about his discussions with Congressional leaders to avoid the federal spending cuts known as the “sequester,” President Obama said, “I know that this has been some of the conventional wisdom that’s been floating around Washington that somehow, even though most people agree that I’m being reasonable, that most people agree I’m presenting a fair deal, the fact that they don’t take it means that I should somehow, you know, do a Jedi mind meld with these folks and convince them to do what’s right.”
  40. 40. #23. Connect Basil Rathbone, Jeremy Brett, Frank Langella, Peter Cushing, John Barrymore, James D'Arcy, Michael Caine, John Cleese, Peter Cook, Rupert Everett, William Gillette, Stewart Granger, Charlton Heston, Anthony Higgins, Raymond Massey, Roger Moore, John Neville, Leonard Nimoy, Christopher Plummer, Jonathan Pryce, Nicol Williamson, Christopher Lee, Hans Albers , Joaquim de Almeida , Alexander Armstrong, Tom Baker , Keith Baxter , Nicholas Briggs, Clive Brook, Hugo Flink, Matt Frewer, John Gielgud, Guy Henry, Carleton Hobbs, Ronald Howard , Roger Llewellyn , Peter Lawford , Vasily Livanov, John Longden , Patrick Macnee , Algimantas Masiulis , Clive Merrison, Keith Michell, Nis Bank-Mikkelsen, Jonny Lee Miller, David Mitchell, Ron Moody , Alan Napier, Alwin Neuss, Eille Norwood , Peter O'Toole, Reginald Owen, Michael Pennington, Robert Rendel, Ian Richardson, Nicholas Rowe, Richard Roxburgh, George C. Scott, Mack Sennett, Paul Singleton , Tod Slaughter , Robert Stephens, Ben Syder, Robert Webb, Alan Wheatley, Geoffrey Whitehead, Paxton Whitehead , Douglas Wilmer, Arthur Wontner, John Wood, Edward Woodward, Igor Petrenko
  41. 41. Robert Downey Jr and Benedict Cumberbacth complete the list
  42. 42. #24. Who • • In 1990 he founded The Film Foundation, a non-profit organization dedicated to film preservation, and in 2007 he founded the World Cinema Foundation ,a non-profit organization devoted to the preservation and restoration of neglected world cinema +20/-10 He directed a music video for "Bad", starring M.J. and co-starring one of the first appearances of yetundiscovered Wesley Snipes, which was released in late 1987 +15/-5
  43. 43. Martin Scorsese
  44. 44. #25. FITB • In English folklore, a ______ is a household spirit inhabiting fields, marshes or other topographical features. • It causes mischief and things to disappear, milk to sour, and dogs to go lame. Always malevolent, the household ______will follow its family wherever they flee • It is said that the ______ crawls into people's beds at night and puts a clammy hand on their faces. Hanging a horseshoe on the door of a house and leaving a pile of salt outside your bedroom are said to keep it away
  45. 45. Boggart
  46. 46. #26. Remember it? • X is a term in psychology which is used to describe any familiar situation which is not recognized by the observer. • Y is similar to, but distinct from, the phenomenon called tip of the tongue, a situation when someone cannot recall a familiar word or name, but with effort one eventually recalls the elusive memory.
  47. 47. • X- Jamais vu - any familiar situation which is not recognized by the observer. • Y- Presque vu - a situation when someone cannot recall a familiar word or name – tip of the tongue • Déjà vu - "already seen", is the phenomenon of having the strong sensation that an event or experience currently being experienced had been experienced in the past.
  48. 48. #27. It is common practice for Political parties in this part of the India to own TV Channels. Which unlikely entity owns Al Manar TV, which broadcasts shows such as: Beit al-ankabut (The Spider's House) Hadith al-sa'a (Talk of the Hour) Al-din wa al-hayat (Religion and Life) Nun wa al-qalam (The 'Nun' and the Pen)
  49. 49. Hezbollah
  50. 50. #28. During the span of its usage, the X has gone by several names. Some of these are ‘The National Razor’, ‘The Widow’ and ‘The Patriotic Shortener’. Antoine Lavoisier, the father of modern chemistry was subjected to the X, after being charged with several offences, including selling adulterated tobacco. What is X?
  51. 51. Guillotine
  52. 52. Free for All: FITB A (3 letters) is the world’s largest advertising company by revenues, with headquarters in London and Dublin. B is Executive Chairman & National Creative Director of the Indian arm of C, an international advertising and PR agency, which was acquired by A (1989). B recently acted in the movie D, also starring E and F. E received his bachelor’s degree in Economics from Jai Hind College, Mumbai; and shot to limelight by starring in the G franchise of films. B, during his tenure at C, mentored H, who has won two National Film Awards, the first for movie I, and another for the movie Chittagong (2013). Coincidentally, J starred in the movie I. J and H worked together for the CannesWinning campaign K. J will be seen in the next installment of G.
  53. 53. continued F is widely regarded as the first of his kind in India. He produced Jhalak Dikhla Jaa, the Indian version of Dancing With the Stars. L is B’s sister, and starred in the Hindi Comedy Well Done Abba, directed by M. M, a Dadasaheb Phalke Award Winner is N’s uncle, who won the National Film Award for Best Feature Film in English, for O. O, based on the novel of the same name by P tells the story of a young, disillusioned Indian Civil Servant played by Q, who has played in the ARFU Championship, playing both the scrum-half and right-winger position.
  54. 54. • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q WPP plc Piyush Pandey Ogilvy/ Ogilvy and Mather Madras Cafe John Abraham Siddhartha Basu Dhoom Prasoon Joshi Taare Zameen Par Aamir Khan Thanda Matlab Coca Cola Ila Arun Shyam Benegal Dev Benegal English August Upmanyu Chatterjee Rahul Bose
  55. 55. #28. Long Connect: Give the one word connect
  56. 56. Naxalism is the dominant/recurrent theme

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