The Bombay Kaalchaar Open        Anannya Deb        28th April 2012
PRELIMINARY ROUND                              Last Names (w/out 30 Questions;                  first names) for          ...
Prelims 1On the 8th of April 1995, they came down to Mumbai and openedtheir show with this song. Who?                     ...
Prelims 1: AnswerDeep Purple, at the AndheriSports Complex.
Prelims 2A 2012 Hindi film contained a remix version of a popular gangsong from which 1985 film?                         V...
Prelims 2: Answer1985 Sunny Deol classic Arjundirected by Rahul Rawail andmusic by RD Burman featuredKero Mama, remixed fo...
Prelims 3This actress has been regularly changing her look starting withthe 2007 Danish film Daisy Diamond right upto a 20...
Prelims 3This actress has been regularly changing her look starting withthe 2007 Danish film Daisy Diamond. Her most famou...
Prelims 3This actress has been regularly changing her look starting withthe 2007 Danish film Daisy Diamond. Her most famou...
Prelims 3This actress has been regularly changing her look starting withthe 2007 Danish film Daisy Diamond. Her most famou...
Prelims 3: AnswerNoomi Rapace who playedLisbeth Salander in theSwedish films based on theMillennium trilogy
Prelims 4Which BBC TV show uses as its theme song a version of aclassic Mike d’Abo (of Manfred Mann) working class song ab...
Prelims 4: AnswerThe Office. Handbags andGladrags - the version wasspecially arranged andperformed by Big George.
Prelims 5Robert Lang, one of the top artists in this art form, was speciallycommissioned to make this Google Doodle to hon...
Prelims 5Robert Lang, one of the top artists in this art form, was speciallycommissioned to make this Google Doodle to hon...
Prelims 5: AnswerOrigami. Akira Yoshizawa wasthe considered the pioneer inmaking origami an organisedglobal art form.
Prelims 6Name the Marathi playwright-filmmaker-man of letters whowrote Moruchi Moushi, an extremely successful Marathi pla...
Prelims 6: AnswerAcharya Prahlad Atre’sMoruchi Maushi adapted fromCharley’s Aunt
Prelims 7Since silent films are the big flavour these days, name the twolegends of the silent era who came together in a 1...
Prelims 7: AnswerSir Charles Chaplin andBuster Keaton, in this epicscene from Limelight
Prelims 8John Milton had originally crafted this phrase in the poemL’Allegro and the phrase was put into the modern form i...
Prelims 8: AnswerTrip (ing) the light fantasticwhich means to dance lightlyor nimblyMilton wrote: Come, trip it as yego / ...
Prelims 9Though this artistic design style flourished for much of the firsthalf of the 20th century, the name by which we ...
Prelims 9Though this artistic design style flourished for much of the firstfirst half of the 20th century, the name by whi...
Prelims 9: AnswerArt Deco.According to onecount, Bombay has the secondhighest number of extant ArtDeco structures, the hig...
Prelims 10Which film does this Geek Art piece by Amy Mebbersonreference?
Prelims 10Which film does this Geek Art piece by Amy Mebbersonreference?
Prelims 10: AnswerPulp Fiction, well of course.
Prelims 11Born in 1958 in a slum, at the age of 2, Paulo Lins shifted alongwith his house painter father and domestic help...
Prelims 11: AnswerCidade de Deus (City of God)The Brazilian novel was madeinto a 2002 film by Meirelles.
Prelims 12This symphony orchestra from the University of Maryland onlyperforms a specific set of music pieces. This is an ...
Prelims 12: AnswerThe Gamer SymphonyOrchestra play musiccomposed for / from VideoGames.That was the main theme fromthe Hal...
Prelims 13The child actress who played young Meena Kumari in a classicfrom the ‘50s was the hostess / presenter of one of ...
Prelims 13: AnswerPhool Khile Hain GulshanGulshan with Tabassum
Prelims 14A 2003 much acclaimed indie film showcased the talent of thisactor. In Season 1 of a 2011 TV show, amidst an ens...
Prelims 14: AnswerTyrion Lannister in A Game ofThrones played by PeterDinklage who suffers fromachondoplastic dwarfism
Prelims 15A dry question for a change. Sometime in 1956-7, Abrar Alvi andhis friends were visiting the red light area in B...
Prelims 15: AnswerGulabo. The name and herwords were later used inPyaasa for Waheeda’s character.
Prelims 16On September 17, 1978 this TV movie, originally a pilot and thefirst episode of a series, was broadcast in its e...
Prelims 16On September 17, 1978 this TV movie, originally a pilot and thefirst episode of a series, was broadcast in its e...
Prelims 16: AnswerBattlestar Galactica: The Sagaof a Star World.The 2012 prequel that is underproduction is BattlestarGala...
Prelims 17The original ship was an ex-Royal Navy minesweeper. Thereforefor this 2004 parody (or tribute maybe?) film, the ...
Prelims 17: AnswerCalypso (Jacques Cousteau) and Belafonte (Steve Zissou)
Prelims 18On the band’s website they say that their music can be called‚Confused Pop‛ as it has everything - pop vocals, b...
Prelims 18: AnswerFaridkot
Prelims 19Name the couple. The painting is done by the lady.No Part Points
Prelims 19Name the couple. The painting is done by the lady.No Part Points
Prelims 19: AnswerFrida Kahlo and DiegoRivera.
Prelims 20This classic Doordarshan serial directed by Amol Palekar whichsaw the introduction of the two Patwardhan sisters...
Prelims 20: AnswerLittle Women by Louisa MAlcott
Prelims 21This painting by Johan Zoffany was done over 7 years andincludes many objects and people whom the painter intera...
Prelims 21This painting by Johan Zoffany was done over 7 years andincludes many objects and people whom the painter intera...
Prelims 21: AnswerThe Tribune of the Uffizi (LaTribuna degli Uffizi)
Prelims 22After a few years of moderate and polite reviews, his 2012 albumreceived extremely favourable critical acclaim. ...
Prelims 22: AnswerLeonard and Adam Cohen.
Prelims 23Miss Piggy, Fossie Bear, the Cookie Monster, three characters, thesame voice artist it is. Who?                 ...
Prelims 23: AnswerFrank Oz. The puppet masterand voice of Yoda, FossieBear, Miss Piggy and theCookie Monster, he was.Kermi...
Prelims 24Jan 2012, Slashfilm blog published the first official photographfrom the production sets of Sam Mendes’ latest f...
Prelims 24Jan, 2012, Slashfilm blog published the first official photographfrom the production sets of Sam Mendes’ latest ...
Prelims 24Jan, 2012, Slashfilm blog published the first official photographfrom the production sets of Sam Mendes’ latest ...
Prelims 24: AnswerSkyfall. Bond film #23
Prelims 25 1960 Jacques _______ + Don Walsh, 10,916, spent 20 minutes; 1995 Kaiko (Japan), 10,911; 2009 Neurus, 10,902;...
Prelims 25: AnswerJacques Piccard and JamesCameron. Diving in theMariana Trench
Prelims 26WTF Art History, (a blog for everyone in art history who has everasked WTF when viewing any artwork), says this ...
Prelims 26WTF Art History, (a blog for everyone in art history who has everasked WTF when viewing any artwork), says this ...
Prelims 26: AnswerMardi Gras. The painting iscalled Christ’s Entry intoBrussels
Prelims 27Shortest question of the prelims. Identify the dude?
Prelims 27Shortest question of the prelims. Identify the dude?
Prelims 27: AnswerWoody Allen
Prelims 28This poster by Gav Aung Thai who runs his own blog called ZenPencils is an illustration based on a famous quote ...
Prelims 28This poster by Gav Aung Thai who runs his own blog called ZenPencils is an illustration based on a famous quote ...
Prelims 28: AnswerPlato
Prelims 29Among the fans, there was much controversy when Disneyreleased their film in 1994. There were claims that much o...
Prelims 29: AnswerOsamu Tezuka, creator of Jungle Emperor / Kimba the White Lionseries
Prelims 30Remember those nice relational problems in CAT. Here’s one.The accompanying visual gives you a pair of relations...
Prelims 30Remember those nice relational problems in CAT. Here’s one.The accompanying visual gives you a pair of relations...
Prelims 30Remember those nice relational problems in CAT. Here’s one.The accompanying visual gives you a pair of relations...
Prelims 30: Answer2012 Dadasaheb Phalke Awardwinner Soumitra ChatterjeeThe equivalent roles in ThePrisoner of Zenda (1937)...
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  1. 1. The Bombay Kaalchaar Open Anannya Deb 28th April 2012
  2. 2. PRELIMINARY ROUND Last Names (w/out 30 Questions; first names) for personalities OK Question numbers1 point for every unless otherwise which are multiples of answer specified 3 are starred i.e. will be used to break ties “A rose by any other name is not a rose” For names of works (titles), exact answers We will go easy on the please spellings (purely on QM’s whimsical discretion)
  3. 3. Prelims 1On the 8th of April 1995, they came down to Mumbai and openedtheir show with this song. Who? Click on the icon Audio: Soundcloud Link
  4. 4. Prelims 1: AnswerDeep Purple, at the AndheriSports Complex.
  5. 5. Prelims 2A 2012 Hindi film contained a remix version of a popular gangsong from which 1985 film? Video Removed
  6. 6. Prelims 2: Answer1985 Sunny Deol classic Arjundirected by Rahul Rawail andmusic by RD Burman featuredKero Mama, remixed for PaanSingh Tomar
  7. 7. Prelims 3This actress has been regularly changing her look starting withthe 2007 Danish film Daisy Diamond right upto a 2012 upcomingrelease. Her most famous ‚look‛ was a set of three films donebetween 2009 and 2010. Name the actress.
  8. 8. Prelims 3This actress has been regularly changing her look starting withthe 2007 Danish film Daisy Diamond. Her most famous ‚look‛was a set of three films done between 2009 and 2010. Name theactress. 2007
  9. 9. Prelims 3This actress has been regularly changing her look starting withthe 2007 Danish film Daisy Diamond. Her most famous ‚look‛was a set of three films done between 2009 and 2010. Name theactress. 2011
  10. 10. Prelims 3This actress has been regularly changing her look starting withthe 2007 Danish film Daisy Diamond. Her most famous ‚look‛was a set of three films done between 2009 and 2010. Name theactress. 2012
  11. 11. Prelims 3: AnswerNoomi Rapace who playedLisbeth Salander in theSwedish films based on theMillennium trilogy
  12. 12. Prelims 4Which BBC TV show uses as its theme song a version of aclassic Mike d’Abo (of Manfred Mann) working class song aboutlosing your expensive strappings bought by your grandfather? Video Removed
  13. 13. Prelims 4: AnswerThe Office. Handbags andGladrags - the version wasspecially arranged andperformed by Big George.
  14. 14. Prelims 5Robert Lang, one of the top artists in this art form, was speciallycommissioned to make this Google Doodle to honour AkiraYoshizawa, the pioneer in this art. What art form?
  15. 15. Prelims 5Robert Lang, one of the top artists in this art form, was speciallycommissioned to make this Google Doodle to honour AkiraYoshizawa, the pioneer of his art form. What art form?
  16. 16. Prelims 5: AnswerOrigami. Akira Yoshizawa wasthe considered the pioneer inmaking origami an organisedglobal art form.
  17. 17. Prelims 6Name the Marathi playwright-filmmaker-man of letters whowrote Moruchi Moushi, an extremely successful Marathi play andwhich 1892 comedy by Brandon Thomas is it an adaptation of?(Note: part points will be given) Video Removed
  18. 18. Prelims 6: AnswerAcharya Prahlad Atre’sMoruchi Maushi adapted fromCharley’s Aunt
  19. 19. Prelims 7Since silent films are the big flavour these days, name the twolegends of the silent era who came together in a 1952 featurefilm for the first and only time in this scene and as a tribute, theentire scene was done without any dialogue.Note: No Part Points Video Removed
  20. 20. Prelims 7: AnswerSir Charles Chaplin andBuster Keaton, in this epicscene from Limelight
  21. 21. Prelims 8John Milton had originally crafted this phrase in the poemL’Allegro and the phrase was put into the modern form in an1894 song called Sidewalks of New York. Another version of thisphrase is in this 1967 cult song which you will hear. What phraseand what does it refer to? Click on the icon Audio: Soundcloud Link
  22. 22. Prelims 8: AnswerTrip (ing) the light fantasticwhich means to dance lightlyor nimblyMilton wrote: Come, trip it as yego / On the light fantastick toe …And Procul Harem sang:Skipping the light fandango…
  23. 23. Prelims 9Though this artistic design style flourished for much of the firsthalf of the 20th century, the name by which we know it becamepopular only after the publication of this book by art historianBevis Hillier in 1968. The name used by Bevis is derived from thetitle of an Exposition held in Paris in 1925. What is this artisticdesign style a sample of which is on the book cover?
  24. 24. Prelims 9Though this artistic design style flourished for much of the firstfirst half of the 20th century, the name by which we know itbecame popular only after the publication of this book by arthistorian Bevis Hillier in 1968. The name used by Bevis isderived from the title of an Exposition held in Paris in 1925.What is this artistic design style a sample of which is on thebook cover?
  25. 25. Prelims 9: AnswerArt Deco.According to onecount, Bombay has the secondhighest number of extant ArtDeco structures, the highestbeing in Miami.
  26. 26. Prelims 10Which film does this Geek Art piece by Amy Mebbersonreference?
  27. 27. Prelims 10Which film does this Geek Art piece by Amy Mebbersonreference?
  28. 28. Prelims 10: AnswerPulp Fiction, well of course.
  29. 29. Prelims 11Born in 1958 in a slum, at the age of 2, Paulo Lins shifted alongwith his house painter father and domestic helper mother to anew township set up by the city administration as part of theirslum-clearing initiatives. Name the 1997 novel written by himwhich is based on his life in this township or just name thetownship?
  30. 30. Prelims 11: AnswerCidade de Deus (City of God)The Brazilian novel was madeinto a 2002 film by Meirelles.
  31. 31. Prelims 12This symphony orchestra from the University of Maryland onlyperforms a specific set of music pieces. This is an example oftheir repertoire - a piece composed by Martin O’Donnell for amulti-billion dollar successful enterprise. What set of musicpieces do the symphony orchestra use as their repertoire? Click on the icon Audio: Soundcloud Link
  32. 32. Prelims 12: AnswerThe Gamer SymphonyOrchestra play musiccomposed for / from VideoGames.That was the main theme fromthe Halo series
  33. 33. Prelims 13The child actress who played young Meena Kumari in a classicfrom the ‘50s was the hostess / presenter of one of the longestrunning (1972 – 1994) and popular TV shows on Doordarshan.Name the show and the presenter.(No Part Points) Video Removed
  34. 34. Prelims 13: AnswerPhool Khile Hain GulshanGulshan with Tabassum
  35. 35. Prelims 14A 2003 much acclaimed indie film showcased the talent of thisactor. In Season 1 of a 2011 TV show, amidst an ensemble cast, hewas the only one to win an Emmy for acting. Name the characterhe plays in that show whose Season 2 started airing this April.Note: Full Name Required Video Removed
  36. 36. Prelims 14: AnswerTyrion Lannister in A Game ofThrones played by PeterDinklage who suffers fromachondoplastic dwarfism
  37. 37. Prelims 15A dry question for a change. Sometime in 1956-7, Abrar Alvi andhis friends were visiting the red light area in Bombay where theymet this girl with whom they spent the evening. On leaving, thegirl thanked them while crying softly. She said that it was thefirst time that she had been treated with such respect, in a placewhere she heard only abuses. What was the name of the girl?
  38. 38. Prelims 15: AnswerGulabo. The name and herwords were later used inPyaasa for Waheeda’s character.
  39. 39. Prelims 16On September 17, 1978 this TV movie, originally a pilot and thefirst episode of a series, was broadcast in its entirety on ABC.Midway through the show, it was interrupted to announce andtelecast the signing of the Camp David accord. The showresumed after that. Name the episode / show which has hadvarious sequel, prequel and re-imagined seasons over the last 30years with the next season currently under production?
  40. 40. Prelims 16On September 17, 1978 this TV movie, originally a pilot and thefirst episode of a series, was broadcast in its entirety on ABC.Midway through the show, it was interrupted to announce andtelecast the signing of the Camp David accord. The showresumed after that. Name the episode / show which has hadvarious sequel, prequel and re-imagined seasons over the last 30years with the next season currently under production?
  41. 41. Prelims 16: AnswerBattlestar Galactica: The Sagaof a Star World.The 2012 prequel that is underproduction is BattlestarGalactica: Blood and Chrome.
  42. 42. Prelims 17The original ship was an ex-Royal Navy minesweeper. Thereforefor this 2004 parody (or tribute maybe?) film, the director gotanother ex-Royal Navy minesweeper and named it after thissinger who was the ‚King of ____‛. Name the two ships?Note: No Part Points Click on the icon Audio: Soundcloud Link
  43. 43. Prelims 17: AnswerCalypso (Jacques Cousteau) and Belafonte (Steve Zissou)
  44. 44. Prelims 18On the band’s website they say that their music can be called‚Confused Pop‛ as it has everything - pop vocals, bluesyguitar, funk bass, progressive drums and electronica. Name thisyoung band based in Delhi, though their name may suggestotherwise? Audio Removed
  45. 45. Prelims 18: AnswerFaridkot
  46. 46. Prelims 19Name the couple. The painting is done by the lady.No Part Points
  47. 47. Prelims 19Name the couple. The painting is done by the lady.No Part Points
  48. 48. Prelims 19: AnswerFrida Kahlo and DiegoRivera.
  49. 49. Prelims 20This classic Doordarshan serial directed by Amol Palekar whichsaw the introduction of the two Patwardhan sisters and Palekar’sdaughter is an adaptation of which 19th century Americannovel? Video Removed
  50. 50. Prelims 20: AnswerLittle Women by Louisa MAlcott
  51. 51. Prelims 21This painting by Johan Zoffany was done over 7 years andincludes many objects and people whom the painter interactedwith in this period. Name the painting or give the exactlocation depicted in the painting.
  52. 52. Prelims 21This painting by Johan Zoffany was done over 7 years andincludes many objects and people whom the painter interactedwith in this period. Name the painting or give the exactlocation depicted in the painting.
  53. 53. Prelims 21: AnswerThe Tribune of the Uffizi (LaTribuna degli Uffizi)
  54. 54. Prelims 22After a few years of moderate and polite reviews, his 2012 albumreceived extremely favourable critical acclaim. Ten songs writtenover two decades, they pay homage to his father and the singerhimself says, ‚I recognise that I am in the family business‛. Namehim and his father.No Part Points Video Removed
  55. 55. Prelims 22: AnswerLeonard and Adam Cohen.
  56. 56. Prelims 23Miss Piggy, Fossie Bear, the Cookie Monster, three characters, thesame voice artist it is. Who? Video Removed
  57. 57. Prelims 23: AnswerFrank Oz. The puppet masterand voice of Yoda, FossieBear, Miss Piggy and theCookie Monster, he was.Kermit the Frog was JimHenson and the Great Gonzowas performed by Dave Goelz
  58. 58. Prelims 24Jan 2012, Slashfilm blog published the first official photographfrom the production sets of Sam Mendes’ latest film. Thefilm, postponed for two years because of MGM’s filing forbankruptcy in 2010, is slated to be released in October this year.Name the film?
  59. 59. Prelims 24Jan, 2012, Slashfilm blog published the first official photographfrom the production sets of Sam Mendes’ latest film. Thefilm, postponed for two years because of MGM’s filing forbankruptcy in 2010, is slated to be released in October this year.Name the film?
  60. 60. Prelims 24Jan, 2012, Slashfilm blog published the first official photographfrom the production sets of Sam Mendes’ latest film. Thefilm, postponed for two years because of MGM’s filing forbankruptcy in 2010, is slated to be released in October this year.Name the film?
  61. 61. Prelims 24: AnswerSkyfall. Bond film #23
  62. 62. Prelims 25 1960 Jacques _______ + Don Walsh, 10,916, spent 20 minutes; 1995 Kaiko (Japan), 10,911; 2009 Neurus, 10,902; 2012 _____ _______, third human ever.Give all the blanks.Part points will be given.
  63. 63. Prelims 25: AnswerJacques Piccard and JamesCameron. Diving in theMariana Trench
  64. 64. Prelims 26WTF Art History, (a blog for everyone in art history who has everasked WTF when viewing any artwork), says this painting byFlemish painter Baron Ensor is the greatest ever depicting whichBiblical festival?
  65. 65. Prelims 26WTF Art History, (a blog for everyone in art history who has everasked WTF when viewing any artwork), says this painting byFlemish painter Baron Ensor is the greatest ever depicting whichBiblical festival?
  66. 66. Prelims 26: AnswerMardi Gras. The painting iscalled Christ’s Entry intoBrussels
  67. 67. Prelims 27Shortest question of the prelims. Identify the dude?
  68. 68. Prelims 27Shortest question of the prelims. Identify the dude?
  69. 69. Prelims 27: AnswerWoody Allen
  70. 70. Prelims 28This poster by Gav Aung Thai who runs his own blog called ZenPencils is an illustration based on a famous quote by whichphilosopher who started the first institution for higher learningin the western world?
  71. 71. Prelims 28This poster by Gav Aung Thai who runs his own blog called ZenPencils is an illustration based on a famous quote by whichphilosopher who started the first institution for higher learningin the western world?
  72. 72. Prelims 28: AnswerPlato
  73. 73. Prelims 29Among the fans, there was much controversy when Disneyreleased their film in 1994. There were claims that much of theartistic styling including certain scenes were taken from thismanga / anime series originally called Jungle Emperor from the1960s. Name the creator of this series? Video Removed
  74. 74. Prelims 29: AnswerOsamu Tezuka, creator of Jungle Emperor / Kimba the White Lionseries
  75. 75. Prelims 30Remember those nice relational problems in CAT. Here’s one.The accompanying visual gives you a pair of relations. Justcomplete the missing pair.
  76. 76. Prelims 30Remember those nice relational problems in CAT. Here’s one.The accompanying visual gives you a pair of relations. Justcomplete the missing pair.
  77. 77. Prelims 30Remember those nice relational problems in CAT. Here’s one.The accompanying visual gives you a pair of relations. Just ?complete the missing pair.
  78. 78. Prelims 30: Answer2012 Dadasaheb Phalke Awardwinner Soumitra ChatterjeeThe equivalent roles in ThePrisoner of Zenda (1937) /Jhinder Bondi (1961)
  79. 79. And the finalists are…

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