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    • Literati. - Annanya Johari
    • 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.
    • 1. Which Novel opens with the following dialogue?
    • 2. Who was the main villain in this issue of Batman?
    • 3. Name this Vehicle.
    • 4. What has been blanked out?
    • 5.
    • 6.
    • 7. Identify the map shown.
    • 8. Identify the woman.
    • 9. An exhaustive list of?  Dasher  Dancer  Prancer  Vixen  Comet  Cupid  Donder  Blizten  Rudolph
    • 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?
    • 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?
    • 12. Connect these ladies
    • Answers
    • 1. Which Novel opens with the following dialogue?
    • Answer :
    • 2. Who was the main villain in this issue of Batman?
    • Answer : Adolf Hitler
    • 3. Name this Vehicle.
    • Answer : Turbokat (The Swat Kats)
    • 4. What has been blanked out?
    • Answer :
    • 5.
    • Answer :  Y- Anant Pai
    • 6.
    • Answer :
    • 7. Identify the map shown.
    • Answer : Malgudi
    • 8. Identify the woman.
    • Answer : Jane Austen
    • 9. An exhaustive list of?  Dasher  Dancer  Prancer  Vixen  Comet  Cupid  Donder  Blizten  Rudolph
    • Answer : Reindeers of Santa Claus.
    • 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?
    • Answer : Kun Faya Kun
    • 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?
    • Answer : London Paris
    • 12. Connect these ladies
    • Answer :  Hema, Rekha, Jaya aur Sushma  Washing powder Nirma
    • Finals Starting Soon!!
    • 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.
    • 1. Which Novel does the following quote comes from?
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    • 2.
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    • 3.
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    • 4.
    • Answer :  X- Ayn Rand  Y- The Fountainhead
    • 5.
    • Answer : Noam Webster
    • 6.
    • Answer :  Y- Robert Galbraith  Z- JK Rowling
    • 7.
    • Answer : Hitler Mein Kampf
    • 8.
    • Answer
    • 9.
    • Answer : X- Kiran Desai Y- The Inheritance of Loss
    • 10.
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    • 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?
    • Answer : X-Men
    • 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.
    • Answer :
    • 13. Identify
    • Answer :  Theodore Giesel, better known as Dr. Seuss.
    • 14. What has been blanked out?
    • Answer : Life of Pi
    • 15.
    • Answer : X- Ian Fleming Y- James Bond
    • 16.
    • Answer :  X- Christopher Nolan  Y- Non-Linear Story Line
    • 17.
    • Answer : Gurkha
    • 18. Opening quote of? “Behind every great fortune, there is a crime.”
    • Answer :
    • 19. Lines from which book?
    • Answer :  The God of Small Things- Arundhati Roy
    • 20.
    • Answer :  The Three Musketeers
    • 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.
    • 1. Identify
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    • 2.
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    • 3. Algorithm to derive a phone number from which book?
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    • 4.Identify
    • Answer :  Satyajit Chetri.  He claims to be the only original comic book art collector in India.
    • 5.
    • Answer : Suppandi
    • 6. 4 painters during the Italian Renaisaance. Their first names led to the naming of protagonists of a comic/movie.
    • Answer :  Leornado  Raphael  Donatello  Michelangelo
    • 7.
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    • 8.  In Tintin Comics, there was a famous trip called Operation Uleysses. What was it all about?
    • Answer : Tintin’s trip to Moon.
    • 9. The book is divided in 5 parts  Mitra-bheda  Mitra-labha or Mitra-samprapti  Kakolukiyam  Labdhapranasam  Apariksitakarakam Name of the book?
    • Answer : Panchatantra
    • 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.
    • Answer : Rudyard Kipling
    • Thank You!