QUESTION 1A _________ is the mishearing or misinterpretation of aphrase, typically a standardized phrase such as a line ina poem or a lyric in a song, beacuse they sound similar,in a way that gives it a new meaning. The Americanwriter Sylvia Wright coined the term in her essay "TheDeath of Lady _______”, “....Ye Highlands and ye Lowlands, Oh, where hae ye been? They hae slain the Earl O Moray, And Lady ________.”
QUESTION 2He had been offered the role of Shantanu inEkta Kapoors Mahabharat; which he refused.He told the press that Ektas Mahabharat issure to be a flop because BR ChoprasMahabharat had actors in it; her Mahabharathas "model"s in it.Who?
QUESTION 3Mrs. Barbra unsuccessfully attempted to suephotographer Kenneth Adelman and Pictopia.comfor US$50 million in an attempt to have the aerialphotograph of her mansion removed from thepublicly available collection of 12,000 Californiacoastline photographs, citing privacy concerns.Adelman stated that he was photographingbeachfront property to document coastal erosion.As a result of the case, public knowledge of thepicture increased substantially and it becamepopular on the Internet, with more than 420,000people visiting the site over the next month. Whatterm arose from this incident?
QUESTION 4This space program was initiated by RonaldReagan in 1984 but came to an abrupt haltwith the death of the lady in blue. Identify theprogram.
QUESTION 5Looks like an F1 car doesn’t it? What exactly isit and what is its name?
QUESTION 6This quote is often mistaken as a quote from amovie though it wasnt even in the script. Its originwas chauvinistic, back-lot humour between anactor and an actress, who would go on to worktogether for six movies under the same title. It wasa quip by the actor to the actress of the moviethey both were working in. Seeing her strugglingto lift her suitcase into the trunk of her car, theactor laughingly uttered these words as heswooped the suit case and put it in the trunk. Whois the actor and what is the quote?
QUESTION 7_______ are performers of either gender who meetspecific physical requirements (athletic build, heightbetween 510"-61"/1.78-1.85 m), specific performingtalents (percussion, acting, non-verbal communication),and certain personality traits (openness, charisma,willingness to collaborate), among otherqualifications.They even have their own hand gesture,is made by raising both arms in the air. Early in thehistory of the _____, the members would speak withaudiences after the show while still in makeup,answering questions, signing autographs, and talkingabout the show. Eventually, however, it was decidedthat cast members would stay in character at all timeswhile in makeup, meaning after shows they would stillnot speak to audience members, and the only"autograph" they would sign would be a smudge of_______. When shown a "new" piece of technology,such as a cell phone or even an old pair of binoculars,
QUESTION 8X, founder and the only official member of Y, promoted theband in a unique way. Before Z was released, songs from thealbum were found on USB drives hidden at Ys concert venuesin as part of the alternate reality game whose name is Z.It presented the scenario of year 2022, termed Z, the yearAmerica is reborn. A government corporation Cedocore distributes the drug______ through the water supply, making Americans who drinkthe water apathetic and carefree. There are severalunderground rebel groups, mainly operating online, mostnotably Art is Resistance and Solutions Backwards Initiative.There are increasing sightings of a pair of massive ghostlyhands and arms extending down from the sky into the ground.The sequence ends with a broken message announcing theappearance of the hands over the United States CapitolBuilding. The message cuts suddenly, implying the end of theworld. The websites and music of the Z alternate reality gameare implied to be part of the information packets sent back. IdX,Y and Z.
QUESTION 10Legend has it that the Catalans sent a representative byboat to sign him, the same morning that SantiagoBernabeu had nipped out for a paper in Reus, nearTarragona where he had a holiday flat. On reading inthe paper that the representative had been sent, hephoned Madrids rep, Jacinto Quincoces in Madrid, andtold him to get on a plane to Las Palmas to beat theCatalans to him. Quincoces did as he was told, but onseeing the person play in a trial game, phonedBernabeu back and told him he didnt rate theyoungster. Bernabeu was famous for variouspronouncements, but his "Tu fichale, dejate de hostias yluego hablaremos". ("Stop f***** about, sign him andthen well talk") has gone down in history as one of hisfinest moments. IET- L.M.S 11
QUESTION 11_______ is considered a parody of Santa Claus orEaster Bunny which exists in the imagination ofLinus van Pelt. According to Linus, when writingto _______, you dont ask anything specific: youwait for whatever he brings you. In this way, Linusstates a difference between the _________ andSanta Claus (children writing to Santa include intheir letters lists of exactly what they want). Also,Linus states that Santa gives away toys becauseits his job and its expected of him, whereas the_______ gives away toys because he feels he isfulfilling a moral obligation.
QUESTION 12__X___ is an extinct genus of carnivoroustemnospondyl within the family Trematopidae.It lived 300 million years ago during the lateCarboniferus period. It is estimated to havebeen two feet long, and likely resembled asalamander.__X___ is known from a singleskull found in Pittsburgh. It is named after__Y___ , which owned the land where theholotype specimen was first found.Id X and Y. IET- L.M.S 13