Literati, The Literature Quiz for Freshers

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Literati, The Literature Quiz for Freshers

  1. 1. Literati. - Annanya Johari
  2. 2. The Prelims.  Split up in teams of two/three.  12 Questions. Write down their answers.  Top 5 teams progress to the next round.  Some questions are starred. They will be used to break ties.  The person sitting next to you is wrong.  Mobile phones are detrimental to healthy quizzing. Make sure they stay in your pockets and don’t ring.  Quizmaster’s decision is final, in all cases.
  3. 3. 1. Which Novel opens with the following dialogue?
  4. 4. 2. Who was the main villain in this issue of Batman?
  5. 5. 3. Name this Vehicle.
  6. 6. 4. What has been blanked out?
  7. 7. 5.
  8. 8. 6.
  9. 9. 7. Identify the map shown.
  10. 10. 8. Identify the woman.
  11. 11. 9. An exhaustive list of?  Dasher  Dancer  Prancer  Vixen  Comet  Cupid  Donder  Blizten  Rudolph
  12. 12. 10. X is a 3 word Arabic phrase which refers to the act of manifesting, existing or being. In the Qur'an, Allah commands the universe 'to be' and 'it is'. Which 2011 popular sufi song attributes it's title from the phrase?
  13. 13. 11. A Tale of Two Cities (1859) is a novel by Charles Dickens, set before and during the French Revolution. Which are the two cities the novel refers to?
  14. 14. 12. Connect these ladies
  15. 15. Answers
  16. 16. 1. Which Novel opens with the following dialogue?
  17. 17. Answer :
  18. 18. 2. Who was the main villain in this issue of Batman?
  19. 19. Answer : Adolf Hitler
  20. 20. 3. Name this Vehicle.
  21. 21. Answer : Turbokat (The Swat Kats)
  22. 22. 4. What has been blanked out?
  23. 23. Answer :
  24. 24. 5.
  25. 25. Answer :  Y- Anant Pai
  26. 26. 6.
  27. 27. Answer :
  28. 28. 7. Identify the map shown.
  29. 29. Answer : Malgudi
  30. 30. 8. Identify the woman.
  31. 31. Answer : Jane Austen
  32. 32. 9. An exhaustive list of?  Dasher  Dancer  Prancer  Vixen  Comet  Cupid  Donder  Blizten  Rudolph
  33. 33. Answer : Reindeers of Santa Claus.
  34. 34. 10. X is a 3 word Arabic phrase which refers to the act of manifesting, existing or being. In the Qur'an, Allah commands the universe 'to be' and 'it is'. Which 2011 popular sufi song attributes it's title from the phrase?
  35. 35. Answer : Kun Faya Kun
  36. 36. 11. A Tale of Two Cities (1859) is a novel by Charles Dickens, set before and during the French Revolution. Which are the two cities the novel refers to?
  37. 37. Answer : London Paris
  38. 38. 12. Connect these ladies
  39. 39. Answer :  Hema, Rekha, Jaya aur Sushma  Washing powder Nirma
  40. 40. Finals Starting Soon!!
  41. 41. Round 1. Dry Round Scoring :  +10 for a direct answer.  +5 for a passed one.  No Negatives  Plain old quizzing  20 Questions  First 10 asked clockwise, then anticlockwise.  If a team fails to answer, question passes.
  42. 42. 1. Which Novel does the following quote comes from?
  43. 43. Answer :
  44. 44. 2.
  45. 45. Answer :
  46. 46. 3.
  47. 47. Answer :
  48. 48. 4.
  49. 49. Answer :  X- Ayn Rand  Y- The Fountainhead
  50. 50. 5.
  51. 51. Answer : Noam Webster
  52. 52. 6.
  53. 53. Answer :  Y- Robert Galbraith  Z- JK Rowling
  54. 54. 7.
  55. 55. Answer : Hitler Mein Kampf
  56. 56. 8.
  57. 57. Answer
  58. 58. 9.
  59. 59. Answer : X- Kiran Desai Y- The Inheritance of Loss
  60. 60. 10.
  61. 61. Answer :
  62. 62. 11.  There is a school for ‘Gifted Youngsters’ at 1407 Graymalkin Lane in Salem Center, a city in Westchester County, New York although every human can see it as the Westchester chapter of Jehovah’s Witnesses. What are the students who study here, collectively known as?
  63. 63. Answer : X-Men
  64. 64. 12.  This is the present day photo of 21 year olds Spencer Elden who is not at all famous for anything today. But when he was 3 months old, he was cast in something which is still considered iconic and was apparently the unwitting star of a breakthrough feature - one that would catapult the artists to super-stardom. What was it.
  65. 65. Answer :
  66. 66. 13. Identify
  67. 67. Answer :  Theodore Giesel, better known as Dr. Seuss.
  68. 68. 14. What has been blanked out?
  69. 69. Answer : Life of Pi
  70. 70. 15.
  71. 71. Answer : X- Ian Fleming Y- James Bond
  72. 72. 16.
  73. 73. Answer :  X- Christopher Nolan  Y- Non-Linear Story Line
  74. 74. 17.
  75. 75. Answer : Gurkha
  76. 76. 18. Opening quote of? “Behind every great fortune, there is a crime.”
  77. 77. Answer :
  78. 78. 19. Lines from which book?
  79. 79. Answer :  The God of Small Things- Arundhati Roy
  80. 80. 20.
  81. 81. Answer :  The Three Musketeers
  82. 82. Round 2 : Infinite Bounce  10 questions.  First question asked to the first team.  Questions pass on to the next team if unanswered. If answered, the team next to the answering team receives the next question.  First 5 clockwise, then anticlockwise.
  83. 83. 1. Identify
  84. 84. Answer :
  85. 85. 2.
  86. 86. Answer :
  87. 87. 3. Algorithm to derive a phone number from which book?
  88. 88. Answer :
  89. 89. 4.Identify
  90. 90. Answer :  Satyajit Chetri.  He claims to be the only original comic book art collector in India.
  91. 91. 5.
  92. 92. Answer : Suppandi
  93. 93. 6. 4 painters during the Italian Renaisaance. Their first names led to the naming of protagonists of a comic/movie.
  94. 94. Answer :  Leornado  Raphael  Donatello  Michelangelo
  95. 95. 7.
  96. 96. Answer :
  97. 97. 8.  In Tintin Comics, there was a famous trip called Operation Uleysses. What was it all about?
  98. 98. Answer : Tintin’s trip to Moon.
  99. 99. 9. The book is divided in 5 parts  Mitra-bheda  Mitra-labha or Mitra-samprapti  Kakolukiyam  Labdhapranasam  Apariksitakarakam Name of the book?
  100. 100. Answer : Panchatantra
  101. 101. 10. ID X. X was an English short-story writer, poet, and novelist chiefly remembered for his tales and poems of British soldiers in India and his tales for children. He was born in Bombay, in the Bombay Presidency of British India, and was taken by his family to England when he was five years old. In 1907 he was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature, making him the first English-language writer to receive the prize, and to date he remains its youngest recipient. Among other honours, he was sounded on several occasions for a knighthood, which he declined.
  102. 102. Answer : Rudyard Kipling
  103. 103. Thank You!

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