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General Quiz Finals

  1. 1. ICE CONNAISSANCE 2013 General quiz FiNALS
  2. 2. Format• A total of 4 rounds.• Round I : Pounce• Round II : Differential• Round III : Quest Qunnects• Round IV : Return of the Pounce• Scoring to be explained before each round.
  3. 3. ROUND 1
  4. 4. Scoring Scheme• +20/ -10 on pounce• +10 and no negatives on direct.
  5. 5. Q1.What is this equation used for? S = m( d + 5c +t)where t= nearest whole of c/100.
  6. 6. The Answer is…
  7. 7. Calculation of scores in Temple Run! m = multiplier d = distance c = no. of coins
  8. 8. Q2 Born in Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, England, to anupper-middle-class family, his father was an economist and a lecturer in moral sciences at the University of Cambridge and his mother was a local social reformer. In addition to being an ___________, X was also a civil servant, a director of the British Eugenics Society, adirector of the Bank of England, a patron of the arts and an art collector, a part of the Bloomsbury Group of intellectuals, an advisor to several charitable trusts, a writer, a philosopher, a private investor, and a farmer. Identify X.
  9. 9. The Answer is…
  10. 10. John Maynard Keynes
  11. 11. Q3. • “I want to have the keys of my house so that I can open closed doors”.• What is the next famous line?
  12. 12. The Answer is…
  13. 13. SWARAJ IS MY BIRTHRIGHT AND I SHALL HAVE IT.
  14. 14. Q4 Agadananda Karaka - Ragam Naata Duduku gala - Ragam Goula Sadhinchane - Ragam Aarabhi Kanakana Ruchira - Ragam Varaali Endaro Mahanubhavulu - Sri Ragam Pancharatna kritis written in praise of theHindu deity, Rama is one of a set of five kritis(songs) in Carnatic classical music. Who has composed them?
  15. 15. The Answer is…
  16. 16. Thyagaraja
  17. 17. Q5 World _____ Relief● International, non-profit organization based in Chicago, IL thatspecializes in large-scale, comprehensive _____ distributionprograms to aid poverty relief and disaster recovery initiatives indeveloping countries around the world.● Their programs focus primarily on education, economicdevelopment, and health care.● As of September 2010, had distributed more than 70,000_____, mostly in Africa, and nearly 70 percent of them went towomen and girls.● Area served: Zambia, Sri Lanka, Ethiopia, Kenya, Mozambique,Rwanda, Tanzania, Lesotho● Focus: To provide access to independence and livelihoodthrough the Power of _____.
  18. 18. The Answer is…
  19. 19. World Bicycle Relief
  20. 20. Q6 The term X comes from this phrase used by P.G. Wodehouse in 1934’s Right Ho, Jeeves: Now that the ______________ on his speech,it seemed to me that there was no longer any need for the strategic retreat which I had been planning. US civic activist Ralph Nader coined the phrase in theearly 1970s to avoid the negative connotations found in other words such as informers and snitches. Give me X.
  21. 21. The Answer is…
  22. 22. Whistleblower
  23. 23. Q7X: A Romance of Many Dimensions is an 1884satirical novella by the English schoolmasterEdwin Abbott Abbott. Writingpseudonymously as "A Square", Abbott usedthe fictional two-dimensional world of tooffer pointed observations on the socialhierarchy of Victorian culture. Several filmshave been made from the story, including afeature film in 2007. Identify X .
  24. 24. The Answer is…
  25. 25. Flatland
  26. 26. Q8 On September 16, 1992, Black Wednesday, X’s fund sold short more than $10 billion in pounds, profitingfrom the UK governments reluctance to either raise its interest rates to levels comparable to those of other European Exchange Rate Mechanism countries or to float its currency. Finally, the UK withdrew from the European Exchange Rate Mechanism, devaluing the pound, earning X an estimated $1.1 billion. X was dubbed "the man who broke the Bank of England". In 1997, the UK Treasury estimated the cost of Black Wednesday at £3.4 billion. Identify X.
  27. 27. The Answer is…
  28. 28. George Soros
  29. 29. Q9 On October 9, 1983, on what would have been Xs45th birthday, the city of ______ dedicated 2.5 acres to his memory and called it Y.Countries all around the world contributed trees and Italy donated iconic mosaic. It has since then become the sight of impromptu memorial gathering for other events and people. One of its best known visitors i.e. Gary Dos Santos who decorated the memorial in circles of different flowers and objects, often in shape of peace sign. ID X,Y and FITB.
  30. 30. The Answer is…
  31. 31. X- John LennonY-New YorkBlank - Strawberry Fields Forever
  32. 32. Q10 In mid 2010, San Fransisco based X hired Davis Elen advertising to plan their marketing campaign. As a part of this, the firm stuck fake $25000 bills advertising Xs product "Y: Las Vegas" on the sidewalks of San Fransisco. This"Guerilla Marketing" attempt drew flak from the city attorneys office, who deemed it illegal and actionable marketing technique". The advertising company, however, took full responsibility of campaign and Xs online popularity remained intact.
  33. 33. The Answer is…
  34. 34. X – Zynga, Y- Mafia Wars
  35. 35. Round IIDifferential
  36. 36. Scoring Scheme• 10 questions , written round• Differential scoring : Multiplier = 5n + 5• n = No. of teams who don’t give the right answer• Example – If only 1 team gets the question right , it scores 30 points (n=5) and if all teams get the question right , 5 marks each (n = 0)
  37. 37. Q1.What has ben blanked out?
  38. 38. Q2.Identify.
  39. 39. Q3.Used in a print ad of a famous brand, what is it?
  40. 40. Q4.What does this picture show?
  41. 41. Q5.Print ad for what?
  42. 42. Q6.What is the significance of this ad?
  43. 43. Q7.Name the prominent personality whose corpse is in public display.
  44. 44. Q8.Identify the sender of this letter.
  45. 45. Q9. Why was this pub in PrinceRosborough, Buckinghamshire in news a few months back?
  46. 46. Q10.Minimal poster for?
  47. 47. Exchange your sheets!• 10 questions , written round• Differential scoring : Multiplier = 5n + 5• n = No. of teams who don’t give the right answer• Example – If only 1 team gets the question right , it scores 30 points (n=5) and if all teams get the question right , 5 marks each (n = 0)
  48. 48. Q1.What has ben blanked out?
  49. 49. Q2.Identify.
  50. 50. Jnanpith Award
  51. 51. Q3.Used in a print ad of a famous brand, what is it?
  52. 52. A "formula" for Martini - 3.5 shots of Gin, half a shot of Vermouth, 4 ice cubes stirred 3 times.Parker ran an ad campaign with the pen writing this formula.
  53. 53. Q4.What does this picture show?
  54. 54. Q5.Print ad for what?
  55. 55. Q6.What is the significance of this ad?
  56. 56. WWF changing to WWE.
  57. 57. Q7.Name the prominent personality whose corpse is in public display.
  58. 58. Benito Mussolini
  59. 59. Q8.Identify the sender of this letter.
  60. 60. Martin Scorsese
  61. 61. Q9. Why was this pub in PrinceRosborough, Buckinghamshire in news a few months back?
  62. 62. David Cameron, British PM accidently forgot his daughter in the club after a lunch with family friends here.
  63. 63. Q10.Minimal poster for?
  64. 64. Django Unchained
  65. 65. ROUND 3 QUESTCONNECTS
  66. 66. Q1.• THE ADVENTURE OF BLANCHED SOLDIER• THE ADVENTURE OF LION’S MANE• THE ADVENTURE OF THE MAZARIN STONE• HIS LAST BOW CONNECT!!!
  67. 67. AND THE ANSWER IS………
  68. 68. THE 4 SHERLOCK HOLMES STORIESTHAT HAVE NOT BEEN NARRATED BY DR. JOHN WATSON.
  69. 69. Q2.
  70. 70. AND THE ANSWER IS………
  71. 71. ATP RANKING 1 WITHOUT WINNING A GRAND SLAMCLOCKWISE:• MARCELO RIOS• DINARA SAFINA• CAROLINE WOZINACKI• JELENA JANKOVIC
  72. 72. Q3.
  73. 73. AND THE ANSWER IS………
  74. 74. F1 TYRES PERMISSIBLE FOR 2013 SEASON.
  75. 75. Q4.
  76. 76. AND THE ANSWER IS………
  77. 77. ROYAL ENFIELD BIKESCLOCKWISE:• MOZZILA THUNDERBIRD• CARMEN ELECTRA• BATTLE GREEN• DESERT STORM• GOOGLE CHROME
  78. 78. Q5. SHORT DRYCONNECT
  79. 79. 1. +30/-15• X ,(25 November 1924 – November 17, 2007) was the 18th Chief Justice of India. He was the son of Gopal Swarup Pathak, a former vice-president of India.• X had studied law at Allahabad University. After practising law at Allahabad, he became Judge at Allahabad High Court in 1962 and later Chief Justice of Himachal Pradesh High Court in 1972. He became Judge at Supreme Court of India in 1978 and its Chief Justice in 1986.• ID X.
  80. 80. AND THE ANSWER IS………
  81. 81. RAGHUNANDAN SWAROOP PATHAK
  82. 82. 2. +20/-10• Y was born into the Rajput Sisodia Royal family of Dungarpur, Rajasthan .. Y rose through the Indian civil service becoming secretary to the president between 1966 and 1972. He earlier served as Regional Commissioner of Eastern States, member of Constituent Assembly of India, joint secretary in Indias Defense Ministry, Director-General of Transport and special secretary in the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting.• Y also served as Chief Election Commissioner of India serving from 1 October 1972 to 6 February 1973.• Y was a recipient of the Padma Vibhushan from the Government of India in 1973.• ID Y
  83. 83. AND THE ANSWER IS………
  84. 84. NAGENDRA SINGH
  85. 85. 3. +10/0• Z was an Indian bureaucrat, jurist, diplomat and statesman known for his key role in drafting the Constitution of India. He was also Indias representative to the United Nations Security Council from 1950 to 1952. He was the brother of former Governor of Reserve Bank of India ,Benegal Rama Rau.• Z helped draft the constitutions of Burma (Myanmar) in 1947 and India in 1950. As India’s representative on the United Nations Security Council (1950–52), he was serving as president of the council when it recommended armed assistance to South Korea (June 1950).• ID Z.
  86. 86. AND THE ANSWER IS………
  87. 87. BENEGAL NARSINGH RAU
  88. 88. THE CONNECT IS………..
  89. 89. ONLY INDIAN JUDGES ININTERNATIONAL COURT OF JUSTICE TILL DATE.
  90. 90. Q6.
  91. 91. AND THE ANSWER IS………
  92. 92. TRANSFORMERS IN THE MICHAEL BAY FILMS.
  93. 93. Q7.
  94. 94. AND THE ANSWER IS………
  95. 95. GOLF GLOSSARY• ALBATROSS• EAGLE• BUNKER• TEE• DIMPLE• CLUB
  96. 96. Q8. CONNECT!• CHICAGO, US• ULAN BATOR, MONGOLIA• LONDON, UK• MOSCOW, RUSSIA• ST. PETERSBURG, RUSSIA• JOHANNESBERG, SOUTH AFRICA• MANILA, PHILLIPINES
  97. 97. AND THE ANSWER IS………
  98. 98. SISTER CITIES OF NEW DELHI!!
  99. 99. CONNECT!
  100. 100. AND THE ANSWER IS………
  101. 101. • NUCLEAR PRODUCTIVE REACTORS.
  102. 102. Q9. CONNECT!• Wings ( MOVIE)• Lewis Milestone• Janet Gaynor• Emil Jannings• Charles Chaplin• Warner Brothers Production
  103. 103. AND THE ANSWER IS………
  104. 104. • 1st academy award winners - movie best director best actoress best actor honorary awards honorary award respectively
  105. 105. ROUND 4RETURN OF THE POUNCE
  106. 106. 1.DI Corporation is a company which supplies equipment which semiconductor companies use to manufacture computer chips. According to Reuters, the companys market capitalization had doubled in value after X happened, surging to 113.5 $101.29 million in late September, 2012. Its stock price has also doubled in value since X has happened. In October 2012, Bloomberg L.P. reported that the "father-son connection" to the X has triggered an almost 500 percent rally in shares of DI Corporation. By the end of 2012, shares of DI Corporation have surged eightfold since X has happened.
  107. 107. And The Answer Is…..
  108. 108. X – Gangnam Style!
  109. 109. 2. The popular opinion, largely drawn from Ysautobiography is that X threw his gold medal into the Ohio river after a Louisville restaurant refused to serve him and a motorcycle gang threatened him. It was also reinforced by the fact that Y would get severely agitated when asked about X. The true story got out years later when Y admitted that the story was a cover up & he had forgotten where had had kept his gold medal! Y was issued with a replacement gold medal at half-time in the USA v Yugoslavia basketball game at the Atlanta Games in 1996. Id X & Y
  110. 110. And The Answer Is…..
  111. 111. X – Cassius ClayY – Muhammad Ali
  112. 112. 3. • "Partido del Siglo" or " Game of The Century" was played on 17th June 1970 between Italy and West Germany. Italy won 4–3 after five goals were scored inextra time, the only FIFA World Cup game in which this has happened. What was the consequence of this game? How did the next game mark a new era in International football?
  113. 113. And The Answer Is…..
  114. 114. From Jules Rimet Trophy to FIFA World Cup Trophy!
  115. 115. This game was the semifinals. The energyexpended in winning the hard-fought matchmay have tired out the Italian players in thesubsequent final; the Azzurri were roundlydefeated by Brazil four goals to one. Brazilthus became the first team to win three worldfootball championships and, according by therules set out by Jules Rimet they werepermanently assigned the Jules RimetTrophy, which from the 1974 worldchampionship was substituted by the FIFAWorld Cup Trophy. And thus began the postJules Rimet era!
  116. 116. 4."Twisting, broad-hipped and high breasted nymphs display their generously contoured and bejewelled bodies on exquisitely worked exterior wall panels. These fleshy apsaras run riot across the surface of the stone, putting on make-up, washing their hair, playing games, dancing, and endlessly knotting and unknotting their girdles....Beside the heavenly nymphs are serried ranks of griffins, guardian deities and, most notoriously, extravagantly interlocked maithunas, or lovemaking couples." What is being described?
  117. 117. And The Answer Is…..
  118. 118. Khajuraho Erotic Sculptures :P
  119. 119. 5.In an Interview to a film magazine dated 1989, X said "Amitabh Bachchan is a super international gangster. He is after my life. His goons kidnapped me and I was kept on an Island where they performed a surgery on me and planted one transmitter/chip/electronic bug right under my ear." During the early 1990s, whenever press or journalists would go to interview X, X would often ask them to eat Xs food and drink Xs water, so that X is assured Xs food or water is not poisoned. Even before starting an interview, X would keep dictaphone on, announcing the day, date, time and the name of journalists and publication into the microphone and shall record before the conversation began. X would later refer to them as “agents of Amitabh Bachchan”. Continued…..
  120. 120. Continued…..One of Xs neighbours said that when Bachchan film was shown on cable television, X reacted violently and had to be calmed. X even lodged police complaints against 34 parties, including Amitabh Bachchan and former US President Bill Clinton accusing them of trying to kill X. The allegations were dismissed due to lack of evidence. X even filed an affidavit in the court after the 1993 Mumbai bomb blasts case, claiming that she had evidence against Sanjay Dutt.
  121. 121. And The Answer Is…..
  122. 122. Parveen Babi
  123. 123. 6. What do these group of words constitute?1. In West African Sidki: Friendly to thieves 2. Latin: To become visible 3. Greek: To bind closely 4. Latin: I break in pieces 5. Latin: I torture 6. Latin: I swerve 7. English: To fill in excess 8. Latin: Higher 9. Latin: I await a protector 10. Latin: Petty thief, English: Boil Continued…..
  124. 124. Continued….. 11. Latin: To double 12. French: Slide 13. Latin: To unveil 14. Latin: A hindrance 15. Latin: To order 16. Latin: Impassable17. English: To make a sound less distinct by covering its source 18. Latin: Night 19. Latin: Forgetfulness
  125. 125. And The Answer Is…..
  126. 126. HARRY POTTER SPELLS 1. ALOHOMORA: In West African Sidki: Friendly to thieves 2. APARAECIUM: Latin: To become visible 3. COLLOPORTUS: Greek: To bind closely 4. CONFRINGO: Latin: I break in pieces 5. CRUCIO: Latin: I torture 6. DISSENDIUM: Latin: I swerve 7. ENGORGIO: English: To fill in excess 8. EXCELSIOSEMPRA: Latin: Higher9. EXPECTO PATRONOUM: Latin: I await a protector10. FURNUNCULUS: Latin: Petty thief, English: Boil
  127. 127. 11. GEMINIO: Latin: To double 12. GLISSEO: French: Slide 13. HOMENUM REVELIO: Latin: To unveil 14. IMPEDIMENTA: Latin: A hindrance 15. IMPERIO: Latin: To order 16. IMPERVIOUS: Latin: Impassable17. MUFFLIATO: English: To make a sound less distinct by covering its source 18. NOX: Latin: Night 19. OBLIVIATE: Latin: Forgetfulness
  128. 128. 7.“My name is X. Im a Jewish American fromEncino, California, USA. I come from, uh, on my fathers side the family is Zionist. My fathers Jewish, my mothers Jewish, Im Jewish. My family follows Judaism. Weve made numerous family visits to Israel.” What happens next?
  129. 129. And The Answer Is…..
  130. 130. Daniel Pearls throat is slit, and his head is severed
  131. 131. 8. Marc Seguin, engineer ;Pierre Simon Laplace, mathematician and astronomer; Antoine Lavoisier,chemist ;Joseph Louis Lagrange , mathematician ; Joseph Louis Gay-Lussac, chemist ; Augustin Louis Cauchy, mathematician ; Charles Adolphe Wurtz, chemistThese are a few of the 72 French names tohave received a unique distinction. What is this distinction?
  132. 132. And The Answer Is…..
  133. 133. Names on Eiffel Tower!
  134. 134. 9.The first official ___________ occurred between Dusty Baker and Glenn Burke of the Los Angeles Dodgers, a professional baseball team from Las Angeles on Oct. 2, 1977 in Dodger Stadium.It was a wild, triumphant moment and a good omen as the Dodgers headed to the playoffs. Burke, waiting on deck, thrust his hand enthusiastically over his head to greet his friend at the plate. Baker, not knowing what to do, smacked it. "His hand was up in the air, and he was arching way back, So I reached up and hit his hand. It seemed like the thing to do!" says Dusty Baker. What?
  135. 135. And The Answer Is…..
  136. 136. High Five!
  137. 137. 10.Luigi Oreglia di Santo Stefano (1885–1913) Francesco Salesio Della Volpe (1914–1916) Pietro Gasparri (1916–1934) Eugenio Pacelli (1935–1939) Lorenzo Lauri (1939–1941) Benedetto Aloisi Masella (1958–1970) Jean-Marie Villot (1970–1979) Paolo Bertoli (1979–1985) Sebastiano Baggio (1985–1993) Eduardo Martínez Somalo (1993–2007) Tarcisio Bertone (since 4 April 2007) put funda.. (inexhaustivE)
  138. 138. And The Answer Is…..
  139. 139. CAMERLENGO TO THE POPE.

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