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  • 1. BRAIN ROASTGENERAL QUIZ(ANSWERS) KAPINJAL CHOWDHURY
  • 2. RULES AND REGULATIONS:1.ALL QUESTIONS ON INFINITE BOUNCE.2.1 POINT FOR EACH CORRECT ANSWER.3.NO NEGATIVE MARKING.4.STRICTLY NO CELL/PDA‟S/TABLETS.5.QM‟S DECISION FINAL AND BINDING.MAY THE FORCE BE WITH YOU!!!
  • 3. WHAT ARE THESE?1. Trick or Treat2. Seasons Greedings3. Hogs and Kisses4. Go Green, Get Lucky5. Easter Eggs6. Summer Pignic7. Mooncake Festiva8. Hamoween9. Wreck the Halls10. Year of the dragon11. Cherry Blossom
  • 4. ANSWERS---DIFFERENT SEASONS OF ANGRY BIRDS.  ,
  • 5. ALSO KNOWN AS THEMARYLEBONE MOG ,HIS OBITUARY DESCRIBEDHIM AS “ A WELL KNOWNCRICKET WATCHER WHOCOULD OFTEN BE SEENPROWLING ON THE FIELDOF PLAY”.HE LOVED PUBLICITY ANDHE FREQUENTLYAPPEARED ON THETELEVISIONJUST IDENTIFY THE CATAND WHAT MAKES ITDIFFERENT FROM OTHERANIMALS.
  • 6. ANSWER---PETER, THE CAT.ONLY NON-CRICKET PLAYER TOHAVE A OBITUARY IN WISDEN.
  • 7. Two days before the Trinity test ( firstdetonation of a nuclear bomb in WW-2) , J.Robert Oppenheimer ( father of atomic bomb)expressed his hopes and fears in a quotation:In battle, in the forest, at the precipice in themountains,On the dark great sea, in the midst of javelinsand arrows,In sleep, in confusion, in the depths of shame,The good deeds a man has done before defendhim.WHAT IS HIS SOURCE OF THE QUOTE?
  • 8. ANSWER---BHAGAVAD GITA
  • 9. THIS IS THE OSCAR AWARD FOR WHICH INDUSTRY?
  • 10. ANSWER---COMIC INDUSTRY.
  • 11. THIS NON-FICTIONBOOK PRESENTED INA DAIRY FORMATDETAILS THEPROTAGONIST‟SBEGINNINGS AS AYOUNG FILMMAKER.WHOSE RAGS TORICHES STORY ISDESCRIBED IN THISBOOK?
  • 12. ANSWER---ROBERT RODRIGUEZ.
  • 13. X‟s Y has long blond / grey hair which reaches to herknees. Her head is disproportionately large, as are hereyes, while she has adolescent breasts. She is depictedclutching a wolf cub to her hip, which she appears to bestrangling, intended as a symbol of her wild power, andmore abstractly, the indifference of nature. A secondanimal, likely another wolf, is shown at her feet eithercurling in submission or dead; according to some arthistorians this may represent X himself.X described the character of the woman as "monstrous andmajestic, drunk with pride, rage and sorrow“WHICH SCULPTURE IS IN QUESTION?AND WHO IS X?
  • 14. ANSWER---PAUL GAUGUIN’S OVIRI.
  • 15. PICTURE 1 IS OF WILLIAM SHOCKLEY JR. WHO CO-INVENTED TRANSISITER FOR WHICH HE GOT NOBEL PRIZE.PICTURE 2 IS OF JOHNY ACE WHO WAS AN FAMOUSRHYTHM AND BLUE SINGER WHO SCORED A STRING OF HITSINGLES.TELL ME HOW DID THEY DIE?
  • 16. ANSWER---RUSSIAN ROULETTE.
  • 17. WHO FROM THE SPORTS WORLD OWNS THISCOMPANY?
  • 18. ANSWER---VENUS WILLIAMS.
  • 19. WHAT DOES THAT X-YSIGNIFYWRITTEN ON HERHAND?
  • 20. ANSWER---TRANSGENDER.
  • 21. .OFTEN USED BY DARREN ARRONOFSKY IN HIS FILMS.THIS PARTICULAR TYPE OF FILM-EDITING HAS A NAME.JUST NAME IT.
  • 22. ANSWER---HIP-HOP MONTAGE.
  • 23. THE BLUE CIRCLE IS THEINTERNATIONAL SYMBOL FOR IT.The circle occurs frequently in natureand has thus been widely employedsince the dawn of humankind. Thesignificance is overwhelmingly positive.Across cultures, the circle can symbolizelife and health. Most significantly forthe campaign, the circle symbolizesunity.The blue border of the circle reflects thecolour of the sky and the flag of theUnited Nations.WHAT AM I TALKING ABOUT?
  • 24. ANSWER---DIABETES.
  • 25. Krung Thep Mahanakhon AmonRattanakosin MahintharayutthayaMahadilok Phop Noppharat RatchathaniBurirom Udomratchaniwet MahasathanAmon Phiman Awatan SathitSakkathattiya Witsanukam PrasitWhich capital city‟s original name?
  • 26. ANSWER---BANGKOK.
  • 27. THESE ARE THE FOUR POSSIBLESTEREOISMERS OF WHICH ACID?
  • 28. ANSWER---LSD
  • 29. NAME THIS DANCE OR WHAT‟S SOSPECIAL ABOUT TIS FORM OF DANCE
  • 30. ANSWER---DISKY DANCE---ONLY BYFOOTBALL STEPS
  • 31. The Gosaikunda area has beendelineated as a religious site. Hindumythology attributes Gosaikunda asthe abode of Hindu deities LordShiva and Goddess Gauri. Its holywaters are considered of particularsignificance during Gangadashaharaand the sacred thread festival JanaiPurnima when thousands of pilgrimsfrom Nepal and India visit the area.WHAT IS THEMYTHOLOGICAL REASONGIVEN TO THE ORIGIN OFTHIS LAKE?
  • 32. ANSWER---AFTER SAMUDRAMANTHAN, WHEN LORD SHIVATOOK THE POISON, TO QUENCHHIS THRIST , HE DUG THE LAND BYHIS TRISHUL FOR WATER.
  • 33. David Thorne is an Australianhumourist, satirist, Internet personality and New YorkTimes best-selling author. His work has been featured onthe BBC, The Late Show with David Letterman, TheEllen DeGeneres Show, and Late Night with ConanOBrien. Thorne gained public recognition in late 2008for an email exchange in which he attempts to pay anoverdue bill with a drawing of a seven-legged spider. Theexchange spread virally via email and social networkingsites, leading to a surge of visitors to his website 27b/6(27bslash6). 27b/6 features a collection of humorousemails and articles from Thornes life.WHY IS HIS WEBSITE NAMED 27bslash6?
  • 34. ANSWER---IT WAS THE ADDRESS OFGEORGE ORWELL , WHEN HEWROTE 1984.
  • 35. JUST IDENTIFY THE FILM.ENOUGH CLUES ARE GIVEN.JUST OBSERVE CAREFULLY.
  • 36. ANSWER---VERTIGO, VERTIGOEFFECT.
  • 37. THESE ARE THE POSTERS ASSOCIATED WITH WHICHMARKETING STRATEGY?
  • 38. ANSWER---GUIRELLA MARKETING.
  • 39. THIS GARRISON FLAGFLEW OVER FORTMCHENRY IN BALTIMOREHARBOR DURING THENAVAL PORTION OF THEBATTLE OF BATLIMOREDURING THE WAR OF1812.THE WHOLE EVENTINSPIRED A POET TO JOTDOWN SOMETHINGWHICH RESULTED INSOMETHING BIGGER.WHAT HAPPENED THUS?
  • 40. ANSWER---STAR SPANGLEDBANNER, USA’S NATIONAL ANTHEM.
  • 41. GOGOL BORDELLO IS A GYPSY PUNK BAND FROMMANHATTAN FORMED IN 1999.In August 2010 the band was rumored to participate inthe Ukrainian national selection for the Eurovision SongContest 2011, but the band soon denied this.GogolBordello performed seven shows with System of a Downthroughout May 2011.HOW DID THE BAND GET IT‟S NAME?THINK OF A CHARACTER FROM A MIRA NAIR FILM.
  • 42. ANSWER---NIKOLAI GOGOL.
  • 43. WHAT IS THE HIGHLY AWAITED EVENT OF 2012 “THE ISLES OF WONDER” ALL ABOUT?
  • 44. ANSWER---OPENING CEREMONY OF2012 OLYMPICS TO BE DIRECTED BYDANNY BOYLE.
  • 45. Hinetaapora is bilingual and Maori is herfirst language. She says her favouritesubjects at school are Spanish andsinging, and when she grows up she wouldlike to be a model.Te Kura O Tekoutu student HinetaaporaShort beat more than 1500 hopefuls fromacross the country to win thecompetition, and not only was she thejudges choice, but she won the popularvote too, getting the biggest slice of 11,000public votes.WHAT IS HER CLAIM TO FAME?THINK OF A CONFECTIONARY BRANDWHICH IS SOLD BY THE NAME OFGALAK IN MANY EUROPEANCOUNTRIES.
  • 46. ANSWER---MILKYBAR KID.
  • 47. WHO DESIGNED ALL THESE JEWELLERY PRODUCTS?
  • 48. ANSWER---SALVADOR DALI.
  • 49. IN THE CHARKHA AUDIOBOOK TITLED „THE STORY OF MYEXPERIMENTS WITH TRUTH‟ , WHO PROVIDED THE VOICE OFGANDHI?FOR A BONUS POINT---WHO IS THE NARRATOR?
  • 50. ANSWER---SEKHAR KAPUR ANDNANDITA SEN.
  • 51. A ________ is a creature found in Western Europeanfolklore and folk religion. It is typically described asbeing the offspring of a fairy, troll, elf or other legendarycreature that has been secretly left in the place of ahuman child. Sometimes the term is also used to refer tothe child who was taken. The apparent __________ couldalso be a stock or fetch, an enchanted piece of wood thatwould soon appear to grow sick and die. The theme of theswapped child is common among medieval literature andreflects concern over infants afflicted by as-thenunknown diseases, disorders, or mental retardation.JUST FILL IN.
  • 52. ANSWER---CHANGELING
  • 53. “With Malice towards One and All”was the weekly column series publishedby which celebrated indian author andjournalist?
  • 54. ANSWER---KHUSHWANT SINGH.
  • 55. A whistle came, I looked at the referee, I saidWhats the whistle for? And the moment I didthat, I knew Id made a horrible mistake. I turnedback and with a straight arm, he just smacked mein the face. He tried to punch me out. I saw about4,000 stars. And I reached to my face and I feltwarm blood pouring down. And I instantly said, Ohmy God, I wont be able to play the next game.„WHO ABOUT WHICH MATCH?
  • 56. ANSWER---ERWIN ZADOR ABOUTTHE BLOOD IN THE WATER MATCH.
  • 57. WHAT DOES THIS STATUE COMMEMORATE?
  • 58. ANSWER---TITANIC DISASTER.
  • 59. THEY ARE THE FLAG ANDCOAT OF ARMS OF ATRADITIONAL PROVINCE OFFRANCE. IT‟S NAME ISDERIVED FROM THE NAMEOF A CELTIC TRIBE.___________ IS NAMED AFTERTHIS REGION BECAUSE THEIN HABITANTS WORE AHOOD WITH A PROFILEPERCEIVED TO BE SIMILARTO THAT OF THE _________.FILL IN THE GAP.
  • 60. ANSWER---LIMOUSINE.
  • 61. Cirque du Soleil is a Canadianentertainment company, self-described as a "dramatic mix ofcircus arts and streetentertainment." Based inMontreal, Quebec, Canada, andlocated in the inner-city area ofSaint-Michel, it was founded inBaie-Saint-Paul in 1984 by twoformer street performers, GuyLaliberté and Daniel Gauthier.WHY DID IT CREATE NEWS ALLAROUND IN 2012?
  • 62. ANSWER---THEY PERFORMED INOSCARS ‘12
  • 63. This company received unwanted media publicity in the 1980s whenrumors spread that it‟s logo was a satanic symbol. The accusation wasbased on a particular passage in the Bible, specifically Revelation12:1, which states: "And there appeared a great wonder in heaven; a womanclothed with the sun, and the moon under her feet, and upon her head acrown of 12 stars." Its logo consisted of a mans face on the moonsurrounded by 13 stars, and some claimed that the logo was a mockery ofthe heavenly symbol alluded to in the aforementioned verse, thusconstruing the logo to be satanic. Where the flowing beard meets thesurrounding circle, three curls were said to be a mirror image of the number666 or the reflected number of the beast. At the top and bottom, the haircurls in on itself, and was said to be the two horns like those of a ram thatrepresented the false prophet.IDENTIFY THE COMPANY.
  • 64. ANSWER---P&G.
  • 65. HE WAS AN AMERICANINVENTOR ANDINDUSTRIALIST AND ALSOTHE FOUNDER OF COLT‟SMANUFACTURING COMPANY.WHICH FAMOUS QUOTEATTRIBUTED TO HIM IS INNEWS FOR A 2012 BOLLYWOODFILM ?
  • 66. ANSWER---SAMUEL COLT.GOD CREATED MAN, HE MADETHEM EQUAL.IN THE TRAILER OF JANNAT-2, SONUDILLI PARAQUOTESHIM IN HINDI 
  • 67. When Odysseus left for the war heleft the upbringing of his son to an oldnobleman called ______. Homerprobably coined this name from thegreek for "to stay, abide" or,considering the extraordinaryduration of Odysseus absence, from"patient, long-suffering". the name ofthis nobleman gives the englishlanguage a word. which?
  • 68. ANSWER---MENTOR.
  • 69. Larry Joe Bird (born December 7, 1956) is aformer American NBA basketball player andcoach. Drafted into the NBA sixth overall by theBoston Celtics in 1978, Bird started at smallforward and power forward for thirteenseasons, spearheading one of the NBAs mostformidable frontcourts that included centerRobert Parish and forward Kevin McHale. Birdwas voted to the NBAs 50th Anniversary All-Time Team in 1996 and inducted into theNaismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame in1998. He served as head coach of the IndianaPacers from 1997 to 2000. In 2003, he assumedthe role of president of basketball operations forthe Pacers, which he currently holds.HOW DID HE GET IMMORTALIZED IN THEFIELD OF TECHNOLOGY THIS YEAR?
  • 70. ANSWER---TWITTER BIRD IS NAMEDLARRY AFTER HIM.
  • 71. WHO IS THE BALD GUY IN THE PICTURE?FILM IS EYES WIDE SHUT.
  • 72. ANSWER---STANLEY KUBRICK.
  • 73. WHAT IS THE SIGNIFICANCEOF THIS PARTICULARIMAGE?
  • 74. ANSWER---FIRST EVER VOTE CASTBY AN INDIAN PRESIDENT.
  • 75. In stock market terminology what doyou call the practice of picking stocksthat have already sunk to the bottombut still have some bounce in them ?
  • 76. ANSWER---CIGARETTE BUTTHUNTING.
  • 77. WHAT IS A LIPOGRAM?
  • 78. ANSWER---IN A NOVEL OR APARAGRAPH, NON-USAGE OF APARTICULAR LETTER, MOSTFREQUENT BEING ‘E’
  • 79. He is the President of theUnited Arab Emirates(UAE) and is the emir ofAbu Dhabi.WHICH LANDMARK ISNAMED AFTER HIM?
  • 80. ANSWER---BURJ AL KHALIFA.
  • 81. Which brand advertises itself as “What dothe Eiffel Tower, the Kremlin, theWashington Monument, Madrid‟s RoyalPalace and Japan‟s first skyscraper have incommon? “
  • 82. ANSWER---OTIS ELEVATORS.
  • 83. TEN COMMANDMENTS OF ?1. Never obey anyones command unless it is coming from within you also.2. There is no God other than life itself.3. Truth is within you, do not search for it elsewhere.4. Love is prayer.5. To become a nothingness is the door to truth. Nothingness itself is the means, the goal and attainment.6. Life is now and here.7. Live wakefully.8. Do not swim—float.9. Die each moment so that you can be new each moment.10.Do not search. That which is, is. Stop and see.
  • 84. ANSWER---OSHO
  • 85. In the Tour de France, what peculiarthing is done traditionally by riders withNo. 13 to ward off evil?
  • 86. ANSWER---THEY TURN ONE OF THENUMBERS UPSIDE DOWN.