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MasterMinds 2013 Finals

  1. 1. PRESENTED BY Rotaract Club of Behala, RID 3291 In association with Interact Club of Calcutta Boys’ School THE ANNUAL INTER-SCHOOL QUIZ
  2. 2. Team Welcomes you!
  3. 3. House Rules > Switch off your mobiles! > 6 Rounds > Scoring rules: to be informed before each round > Most answers can be worked out… so go for it! > Decision of the quiz master stands true and final
  4. 4. R1: Warm Up Direct: 20 Bonus: 10 Pounce: +20/-10 (max 2 pounces per team)
  5. 5. (Audience) Which is the only king without a moustache in a deck of cards?
  6. 6. Answer
  7. 7. King of Hearts
  8. 8. 1.1 Which fictional character has written books like ‘Whole Art of Detection’, ‘On the Study of Tobaccos and Their Ashes’, and ‘On Secret Writings’?
  9. 9. Answer
  10. 10. Sherlock Holmes
  11. 11. 1.2 Mokshapat, created by a 13th Century poet saint Gyandev, was a game representing virtues and vices. How do we know it today?
  12. 12. Answer
  13. 13. Snakes and Ladders
  14. 14. 1.3 Which Tiger Reserve in India gets its name from the word ‘bakshish’ meaning tips, which were often offered to the plantation workers by British rulers?
  15. 15. Answer
  16. 16. 1.4 Nagarjuna, V Chamundeshwarnath and which former Mumbai sheriff owns the Mumbai Masters franchise of the inaugural Indian Badminton League?
  17. 17. Answer
  18. 18. Sunil Gavaskar
  19. 19. 1.5 Raaste Pyar Ke, Punar Milan in Hindi has already hit the stands along with some Tamil titles. Following soon will be versions in Marathi, Malayalam and Bengali. What 1908 founded thing am I talking about that was in 1997 added to the Oxford English Dictionary meaning “romantic story book”?
  20. 20. Answer
  21. 21. Mills and Boons
  22. 22. 1.6 The first Otis Elevator in Calcutta was installed in the late 19th Century in which famous building?
  23. 23. Answer
  24. 24. Raj Bhavan
  25. 25. 1.7 In 2001 John Koegh of Australia filed a patent for "Circular transportation facilitation device". What is this?
  26. 26. Answer
  27. 27. Wheel
  28. 28. 1.8 Which literary work is nicknamed the "Monalisa of English Literature"?
  29. 29. Answer
  30. 30. Wuthering Heights
  31. 31. (Audience) Which Internet term originally meant "harmless, creative fun"?
  32. 32. Answer
  33. 33. Hacking
  34. 34. R2: Sound Bytes Direct: 20 Bonus: 10 Pounce: +20/-10 (max 2 pounces per team)
  35. 35. R3: Fundas Direct: 20 Bonus: 10 Pounce: +20/-10 (max 2 pounces per team)
  36. 36. R4: Eye Spy Direct: 20 Bonus: 10 Pounce: +20/-10 (max 2 pounces per team)
  37. 37. R5: Back to Basics Direct: 20 Bonus: 10 Pounce: +30/-15 (INFINITE)
  38. 38. AUDIENCE: Albino Luciani held which post for just 33 days in 1978?
  39. 39. Answer
  40. 40. The “September” Pope
  41. 41. 5.1 X is running for office in Australia as a representative of a newly formed party. He recently appeared in blond mullet wig, a flag necktie as a headband and retro-looking Aussie jersey in a parody video called "Game of Polls". The video was produced by Juice Rap News. It blends a hip hop beat with the theme from the HBO series Game of Thrones. The video has actors playing versions of Kevin Rudd and Julia Gillard. ID.
  42. 42. Answer
  43. 43. Julian Assange - The WikiLeaks Party
  44. 44. 5.2 2000 John Howard, Prime Minister of Australia 2003 Sir Michael Parkinson, British Media Personality 2005 Richie Benaud, former Australian Captain 2006 Alan Jones, Radio Personality ; Rugby coach 2008 General Peter Cosgrove, retired army officer 2008 Ricky Ponting, Former Australian Captain 2009 Greg Chappell, Former Australian Captain 2010 Sir Tim Rice 2011 Rahul Dravid, Former Indian Captain 2012 Gideon Haigh, Sports Journalist 2013 Mike Brearley, Former England Captain CONNECT.
  45. 45. Answer
  46. 46. 5.3 Polianthes tuberosa is a night blooming perennial plant, the flowers of which are used in perfumery. Which 1974 film directed by Basu Chaterjee is named after this flower?
  47. 47. Answer
  48. 48. 5.4 Late Dutch programmer, Joannes Jozef Everardus Van Der Meer, who was a "pioneer in the development of user-friendly Web technologies," is believed to have created this in 1998. This was officially launched by a different company on February 9,2009. In an average day, there are approximately 2.7 billion of this, meaning over 955 billion in an average year. What?
  49. 49. Answer
  50. 50. 5.4 A human can be identified uniquely by their fingerprints. Similarly, A dog can be identified uniquely by what?
  51. 51. Answer
  52. 52. 5.5 This is one of the many phrases coined by Shakespeare. It refers to the warmest part of the day. USAGE: Next slide
  53. 53. ANTIPHOLUS OF SYRACUSE: There's none but witches do inhabit here; And therefore 'tis XX that I were hence. She that doth call me husband, even my soul Doth for a wife abhor.
  54. 54. Answer
  55. 55. 5.6
  56. 56. Answer
  57. 57. 5.7
  58. 58. Answer
  59. 59. 5.8 This logo is said to be based on Dreizack, the trident of Neptune. An urban myth is that former VP Al Gore helped design the same. What?
  60. 60. Answer
  61. 61. USB
  62. 62. R6: ConneXion EIGHT Qs Non-exhaustive Every correct answer: 10 Points mentioned on every slide
  63. 63. CLUEONE Chau and Macau come together to make this company's logo. What? +70 -35
  64. 64. CLUETWO +60 -30 X is an out of shape middle aged man, disk jockey. With the discovery of his powers he quickly became a special British government operative for M.I.6, a secret British national security unit, under the name X. His costume is made of unstable molecules and has a sound system in it. Image follows.
  65. 65. CLUETWO
  66. 66. CLUETHREE X can be classified into two primary types: pahoehoe (pronounced 'paw-hoey-hoey") and aa (pronounced "ah- ah") There is a third type called “pillow” but that is applicable only to the submarine variety. What? CLUE: Next Slide +50 -25
  67. 67. CLUETHREE +50 -25
  68. 68. CLUEFOUR +40 -20 X is small town with a population of 32,000. Its Coat of arms has an image of a Soot Marten which is still found there. X got city status in 1977. Better known for a different reason. ID.
  69. 69. CLUEFOUR
  70. 70. CLUEFIVE +30 -15
  71. 71. CLUESIX +20 -10
  72. 72. CLUESEVEN +10 -5
  73. 73. CLUEEIGHT +5 -0
  74. 74. FINAL CONNECT What are they?
  75. 75. ANSWERS ONE VIDEOCON TWO MICROMAX THREE LAVA FOUR NOKIA FIVE HTC SIX MAXX SEVEN APPLE EIGHT BLACKBERRY ALL MOBILE PHONE BRANDS
  76. 76. PRESENTED BY Rotaract Club of Behala, RID 3291 In association with Interact Club of Calcutta Boys’ School THANK YOU!

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