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  • 1. Rule 1: The quizmaster is always right. Rule 2: If you have any doubt refer to rule number 1.
  • 2. +10 for direct question +10 for passed question +20/-10 for pounced question Clockwise/anticlockwise passing after each 6 set of ques.
  • 3. Something somewhere is gonna flip in few month's time. This happens every 11 years. On earth this took place 7,80,000 years ago but the German Research Center for Geosciences suggests that a brief complete flip occurred only 41,000 years ago during the last glacial period . What?
  • 4. Something on the internet is owned by the country of Tuvalu and is an important source of income for the country. What?
  • 5. What she invented??
  • 6. While the texture was spot-on to beef, the taste testers say that the lack of fat affected the flavour. Why this burger in this Quiz?
  • 7. There is no single "________" language. "______" is a loose term for the Inuit and Yupik peoples regions of Alaska, Canada, Greenland, and Siberia. They speak a variety of languages, the larger ones being Central Alaskan Yup'ik, West Greenlandic (Kalaallisut), and Inuktitut. There are multiple dialects of each. Some have more words for snow than others.Fill in the blanks.
  • 8. What is the significance of this pic??
  • 9. During World War II, X worked for the Government Code and Cypher School (GC&CS) at Bletchley Park, Britain's codebreaking centre. For a time he was head of Hut 8, the section responsible for German naval cryptanalysis. He devised a number of techniques for breaking German ciphers, including the method of the bombe, an electromechanical machine that could find settings for the Enigma machine. In August 2009, John Graham-Cumming started a petition urging the British Government to posthumously apologise to X for prosecuting him as a homosexual. The petition received thousands of signatures. Prime Minister Gordon Brown acknowledged the petition, releasing a statement on 10 September 2009 apologising and describing the treatment of X as "appalling“. Identify X…
  • 10. Net Nanny Kid rex Big Brother Green dam youth escort Dansguardian What are they or what do they do ??? HINT : u may face some of their types in IIT KANPUR life… :-p
  • 11. Ad of which company ?
  • 12. This pic is depicting some latest event in world’s timeline. What ?
  • 13. A consortium of nine US universities namely M.I.T , University of California, Berkeley, California Institute of Technology , Princeton University , Carnegie Institute of Technology , University of Michigan , Ohio State University, Case Institute of Technology and Purdue University helped in the formation of X. X initially started in a room in canteen building of some other organization. Identify X ?
  • 14. W was vice-president(1970-77) and president(1977-83) of X,until he became the CEO of Y on April 8,1983. Z wanted W to apply his marketing skills to personal computer market. Z offered him to become CEO of Y by saying these words to W: "Do you want to sell sugared water for the rest of your life? Or do you want to come with me and change the world?“ Identify W,X,Y,Z ??
  • 15. In 1994, IBM ran a campaign whose punch line was “Flight 4.0 to Chicago has been delayed”. What was IBM referring to? Also tell which product was IBM trying to promote by this campaign?
  • 16. Whose ad?
  • 17. X WAS AN AUSTRO-AMERICAN ACTRESS AND INVENTOR, CELEBRATED FOR HER GREAT BEAUTY, WHO WAS A CONTRACT STAR OF MGM'S "GOLDEN AGE.“ IN EARLY 1933 X STARRED IN GUSTAV MACHATÝ 'S FILM, ECSTASY, (EXTASE IN GERMAN AND CZECH), WHICH WAS FILMED IN PRAGUE, CZECHOSLOVAKIA. X’S ROLE WAS THAT OF A NEGLECTED YOUNG WIFE MARRIED TO AN INDIFFERENT OLDER MAN. THE FILM BECAME NOTORIOUS FOR X’S FACE IN THE THROES OF ORGASM FILMED IN CLOSE-UP AND HER FULL NUDITY IN SCENES WHERE SHE IS SEEN SWIMMING AND RUNNING THROUGH THE WOODS. . TOGETHER, ANTHEIL AND X SUBMITTED THE IDEA OF A SECRET COMMUNICATION SYSTEM IN JUNE 1941. ON AUGUST 11, 1942,U.S. PATENT 2,292,387 WAS GRANTED TO ANTHEIL AND X. THIS EARLY VERSION OF FREQUENCY HOPPING USED A PIANO ROLL TO CHANGE BETWEEN 88 FREQUENCIES AND WAS INTENDED TO MAKE RADIO-GUIDED TORPEDOES HARDER FOR ENEMIES TO DETECT OR JAM. THE PATENT WAS LITTLE KNOWN UNTIL 1997, WHEN THE ELECTRONIC FRONTIER FOUNDATION GAVE X A BELATED AWARD FOR HER CONTRIBUTIONS. IN 1998, AN OTTAWA WIRELESS TECHNOLOGY DEVELOPER, WI-LAN INC., ACQUIRED A 49% CLAIM TO THE PATENT FROM X FOR AN UNDISCLOSED AMOUNT OF STOCK
  • 18. AT X CORP.'s annual Halloween party, an employee gave founder and Chief Executive Gerald Rogers a tombstone bearing a famous epitaph: "Intel Inside." A marble version of the tombstone now sits in an atrium in the lobby of X headquarters in Richardson, Tex., near Dallas. Identify X ?
  • 19. RULES .. +30/-10 IF U GIVE ANS ON 1ST CLUE +20/-5 IF U GIVE ANS ON 2ND CLUE +10 IF U GIVE ANS ON 3RD CLUE. NO NEGATIVE MARKS.
  • 20. X’s biological father, Abdulfattah "John" Jandali was a student, and later taught, and where his biological mother, Swiss-American Catholic Joanne Carole Schieble was also a student. Jandali, who was teaching in Wisconsin when X was born, said he had no choice but to put the baby up for adoption because his girlfriend's family objected to their relationship.X was adopted by Paul and Clara.
  • 21. It turns out there's a provision in California regulations that gives six months to get license plates for a new car, and X took advantage of it. X leased a silver Mercedes SL55 AMG, said Callas - and every six months he traded it in for a new one. So X never had a licence plate number on his car.
  • 22. X died recently due to respiratory failure as a result of pancreatic cancer. X works in the office shown in below photo..
  • 23. No pounce. Passing anticlockwise +20 for direct question +20 for passed question
  • 24. CONNECT…
  • 25. Connect
  • 26. Connect. ReallyVirtual
  • 27. U have to write all your answers on paper and then submit it at the end of this round. Differential marking scheme: Each question carries +[30/N] marks N is the number of teams answering the question. [ ] is greatest integer function.
  • 28. +20 for each correct question. +40/-10 if u give the theme on 1st question. +30/-10 if u give the theme on 2nd question. +25/-10 if u give the theme on 3rd question. +20/-5 if u give the theme on 4th question. +10 if u give the theme on 5th question.No negative
  • 29. X’s inspiration stories: Hurley and Chen developed the idea for X during the early months of 2005, after they had experienced difficulty sharing videos that had been shot at a dinner party at Chen's apartment in San Francisco. Karim did not attend the party and denied that it had occurred. Karim said that the inspiration for X came from Janet Jackson's role in the 2004 Super Bowl incident, when her breast was accidentally exposed during her performance. Karim could not easily find a video clip of the incident online, which led to the idea of a video sharing site. Hurley and Chen said that the original idea for X was a video version of an online dating service, and had been influenced by the website Hot or Not.
  • 30. Connect..
  • 31. Give funda..
  • 32. Connect..