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Round4 100324082426-phpapp02

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    Round4 100324082426-phpapp02 Round4 100324082426-phpapp02 Presentation Transcript

    • ROUND 4
    • QUESTION 1Id the poem:He took his vorpal sword in hand:Long time the manxome foe he sought—So rested he by the Tumtum tree,And stood awhile in thought
    • QUESTION 2Give full funda behind this pic recently in thenews.
    • QUESTION 3Alexander Sawchuk estimates that it was in June or July of1973 when he, along with a graduate student and the labmanager, was hurriedly searching the lab for a good imageto scan for a colleagues conference paper. They wantedsomething glossy to ensure good output dynamic range,and they wanted a human face. Just then, somebodyhappened to walk in with a recent issue of ____. Theengineers tore away the top third of the centerfold so theycould wrap it around the drum of their scanner. Thescanner had a fixed resolution of 100 lines per inch and theengineers wanted a 512 × 512 image, so they limited thescan to the top 5.12 inches of the picture, effectivelycropping it at the subjects shoulders.Which famous image are we talking about?
    • QUESTION 4The Beatles were actually not the onlymusicians to use _______ as a radio single.Elton John released a cover version in 1974.John Lennon provided backing vocals for theElton John version, under the fake name of Dr.Winston OBoogie.Which song?
    • QUESTION 5The towers standard night-time lighting sinceNew Years Eve in 1985 has been orange-gold.Why was there a shift to blue?
    • QUESTION 7X was born Maria Ann Sherwood. At 19, she marriedThomas Smith, a farm labourer.The Smiths were primarily orchardists. The earliestaccount of Y appeared in the Farmer and Settler of 25June 1924, in an article by Herbert Rumsey, a Dundasorchardist and local historian. He interviewed local fruit-grower Edwin Small who recalled that in 1868 he andhis father had been invited by Maria to examine aseedling growing by a creek on her farm. She explainedthat the seedling had developed from the remains ofsome French crab apples grown in Tasmania. Y is todayrecognised as a fixed mutation or sport.Find X and Y.
    • QUESTION 8A celebrated pimp, thief, and confidence manoperating in New York City in the 1840s, ____Hoag, along with his wife Melinda and anaccomplice known as "French Jack", operateda con called the "panel game", a method bywhich prostitutes and their pimps robbedcustomers.Which phrase did Hoag give rise to?
    • QUESTION 9This ad was a huge hit when launched and greatlyboosted the name of the Company, which was doing dullin its field. The ad had its share of controversies, with a11yr old claiming compensation from the Companybecause his friends harassed him after seeing the ad.However, the Company decided not to pull it off air andissued a atatement that "extensive research had beendone using google search and phone books to minimisecausing offense. ________ is in no way responsible orliable for the fact that Master _____ Bhanot is being teasedby his friends."Recently, a second ad (26 seconds long), was brought on.It showed some profanities written on a door:Hernia, allergy, ring