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• This will officially be my farewell quiz.• Leaving to the Amreeka to do my Masters in Industrial Engineering in precisely 16 days.
Le quiz• 18 questions, 9 clock 9 anti for +10• Pounce for +10/-10• Mostly what I do best: Ent• Leftovers from last November’s Kriya, and a couple of new ones• Without further ado…
1.• Xs original name is only pronounceable in an obscure, extinct dialect.• Xs father both fathered and uncle-dX. Because X never learnt to say his original name, his father died of shame (which is still a terminal disease where he comes from).• He chose the name X because he thought it would be “nicely inconspicuous”.• Id.
• The picture on the previous slide is a still from a 1997 Hindi film, which never released for reasons unknown.• What Tamil film is it a remake of? For an extra 5 points, give me the role which Kamal is playing.
MagalirMattum• Kamal plays the role of the dead body, played by Nagesh.• The Hindi version’s name is Ladies Only.
3.• Connect the 2 audios to one person.• Audio 1• Audio 2
4.• Lead-up to TDKR (cannot able to wait!)• The pic on the next slide is one of the many “Batclimb cameos”, from the 1960s TV series. The Batclimb cameos take place whenever Batman and Robin did the “Batclimb”, ie., climb a building to the top using the Batrope. “Citizens” would look out their window and be startled by the Dynamic Duo, and some would have a conversation with them. They were usually famous stars from other TV shows, singers, etc. and the spots were quite coveted.• Id the two characters cameo-ing in the pic on the next slide, and name the actor portraying the character with the black gloves.• 3 answers needed.
Green Hornet & Kato, played by Bruce LeeTo quote a Youtube comment: Batman met Bruce Lee. Now I can die in peace
5.• At the age of 14, enrolled in a seminary to become a priest. Dropped out after one year.• Took up acting after losing his place on a high school wrestling team due to a knee injury.• Was considered for the lead in The Matrix.• Suffered from dyslexia and caused a stir in the medical community when he claimed, in an interview, that ____ cured him of his dyslexia.• Who? Also FITB
6.• Congress poster making its rounds based on the poster for Kashyap’sGangs of Wasseypur, titled Gangs of Chorpur.• Tagline implies that the people would be exploited till the next election.• Identify the shadily blanked out faces.
7.• Grapefruit is a 1964 book on conceptual art, written by a lady.• She chose the name because she believed it to be a hybrid of an orange and a lemon, thus a reflection of herself as a “spiritual hybrid”.• Her husband took inspiration from a part of the book titledCloud Piece• Cloud Piece went thus: ____ the clouds dripping. Dig a hole in your garden to put them in.• Who is he, and what was he inspired to create? Same as blank.
8.• The man in the video reads the lyrics to a song which the kid wrote.• Pay close attention and id the song and the movie in which the scene appears.• Video 1
9.• The film won the Academy Award for Best Documentary in 2008. The man on whom the film is based accepted the award, making a coin vanish in his hands while thanking the Academy "for believing in magic" and then balanced the Oscar by its head on his chin to cheers from the audience. (there’s a picture on the next slide, if it helps)• The film has a 100% Certified Fresh rating on RT.• Who, and what film?
10.• The lyricist had the following to say about a seemingly meaningless term featured in a 2011 hit song (songs in which words have no meaning is a characteristic of the composer): The term means "out of focus", and it reflects the occupation of the lead character in the film.• Identify the lyricist, composer, film, term, song, lead characters profession, and the first Indian woman to take up that profession • All 7 for pounce, part points at my discretion on bounce.
• Previous slide shows a screenshot of the movie ShatranjKeKhilari, directed by Satyajit Ray.• Identify the man seated, who plays Gen. Outram. He is himself an Academy-Award winning director and frequent actor.
14.• Joel Silver is a prominent Hollywood producer. He is the co-owner of Dark Castle Entertainment along with Robert Zemeckis.• He has produced movies including the Die Hard series, Lethal Weapon, V for Vendetta, The Matrix and several Guy Ritchie films.• In 1968 in Columbia High School, he was said to have created a sport which he claimed to be the “_____ game experience”.• What the sport?
Ultimate FrisbeeUFC plays every weekend (and any day in between) atCodissia/PRS, 6.30AM. Join in for a kickass sport!Open to all ages.Excuse the shameless whoring
15. Follow-up question• Silver is also credited with being an aficionado of a guy, going so far as restoring the Storer House in Hollywood designed by this guy.• This forms the logo of Silver Pictures.• Id this person.
• ____ is a movie directed by, written by and starring Jagdeep in the lead role of ____. Jagdeep reprised the role he played in the movie X.• ____ tells the story of the owner of a timber mart who wants to distribute his wealth to society, but his trust and innocence are taken advantage of by people. The movie also features cameos by Y and Z, the lead actors of X. They however, do not reprise their roles.• X, Y, Z? Give me the blank for an extra 5 points.
X - Sholay• Y & Z – Dharmendra&Amitabh• The blank is SoormaBhopali, who helps Jai and Veeru get in and out of jail and consequently pocket Rs. 1000 in the beginning of Sholay.
18.• This guy is Jerry Sandusky.• He was a celebrated football assistant coach, under one of the best coaches in America Joe Paterno.• However, startling revelations led to his arrest in 2011, and Sandusky will mostly spend the rest of his life behind bars.• Why? And what team was he most famous for coaching? You needn’t be specific. Points given at my discretion.
Penn State Nittany Lions• The guy has been charged with 52 counts of sexual abuse of young boys over a 15-year period. Wiki refers to him as a “serial pedophile”.• Good thing I don’t play American football
That’s it from me. Its been a real pleasure knowing you guys. Will miss you.Again I say, so long, and thanks for all the fish.