LOW FUNDASTUFFSANOTHER FUTILE ATTEMPT AT BEING AQUIZ MASTER-COMPILED BY THE IGNORAMUSBANESWAR SARKER
MONE RAKHBEN-1. The QM compiles this session only to make himselfhappy….so don’t even bother to criticize the questions asyour views hardly matter…….2. Questions are made shorter in length compared to the lastsession…not for the convenience of the Quizzers but for theQM so that he does not have to read those long questions…3. Parnab-ism is the order of the day…..Don’t even dare toQuestion the authority of the QM4. The Quiz is a really heavy in Entertainment Quotient (in factmore than half of the quiz)…..Afterall jeta jani setai to debonaki????5. Finally like the last session, the arrogant, annoying &obstinate QM has one demand that after the Quiz is over…..
SAMPLE Q……Continuum was a magazine published by an activist group of thesame name who denied the existence of HIV/AIDS.Favoring pseudoscientific content, the magazine addressedissues related to HIV/AIDS, AIDS denialism, alternative medicine,and themes of interest to the LGBT community. It ran fromDecember 1992 until February 2001. For what reasons did Itcease publication from 2001??
Q.4Scientists, specifically biochemists, and martini connoisseurs haveinvestigated the difference between a X martini and a Y martini. TheDepartment of Biochemistry at the University of WesternOntario in Canada conducted a study to determine if the preparation ofa martini has an influence on their antioxidant capacity; the study foundthat the X gin martinis were able to break down hydrogen peroxide andleave only 0.072% of the peroxide behind, versus the Y gin martini,which left behind 0.157% of the peroxide. Thus a X martini has moreantioxidants than a Y one. The study was done at the time becausemoderate consumption of alcohol appears to reduce the riskof cataracts, cardiovascular disease, and stroke.Bartenders believe that Y martinis are clear and full of texture. Someconnoisseurs believe that X gin is a faux pas, supposedly because it"bruises" the gin.ID X and Y? (order not necessary).
Q.5Wikipedia descriptions for what?X is a multilingual, web-based project to create a freecontent dictionary, available in 158 languages. Unlike standarddictionaries, it is written collaboratively by volunteers, using _____software, allowing articles to be changed by almost anyone withaccess to the website.Because X is not limited by print space considerations, most ofXs language editions provide definitions and translations of wordsfrom many languages, and some editions offer additionalinformation typically found in thesauri and lexicons.The goal of X is to eventually define "all words in all languages“.X data are heavily used in various natural language processingtasks.
Q.7A fake Nostradamus Prophecy purportedly written in 1503surfaced towards mid-December 2012.From the calm morning,the end will comewhen of the dancing horsethe number of circles will be nine.What has been talked about in this prophesy?
Q.81.His Weapons:Cross bow: The magical crossbow is carried on his bike handle and isused to shoot the ghosts heart.The flying disks: The magical flying disk always marks the entry of thishero. This works like a boomerang disk.His ring: His laser ring, which not only shoots in straight angles, but alsocan curve, dodge and chase.His red glares: Through these, he can detect ghosts and ghost printswhich help him see the supernatural.2.His likes: Milk, Bikes, Gadgets, Dark colours and his favorite colour isblack!3.His dislikes: He hates to party and does not express his emotions.4.His weakness: He has a soft corner towards anyone who showsmotherly affection.Who am I talking about?
Q.9The earliest western account of X is that of the Portugueseexplorer Duarte Barbosa (c. 1518).The more part of these warriors when they are seven years ofage are sent to schools where they are taught many tricks ofnimbleness and dexterity; there they teach them to dance andturn about and to twist on the ground, to take royal leaps, andother leaps, and this they learn twice a day as long as they arechildren, and they become so loose-jointed and supple that theymake them turn their bodies contrary to nature; and when theyare fully accomplished in this, they teach them to play with theweapon to which they are most inclined, some with bows andarrows, some with poles to become spearmen, but most withswords and bucklers, which is most used among them, and inthis fencing they are ever practising. The masters who teachthem are called Panikars.X??
Q.10X is a small town in Cooch Behar district of West Bengal, India. Xis famous for its Shiva temple.X is also known for its tortoises (locally known as Mohan) whichlive in shiv pukur near the temple.The orirgin of X came from name of an Asur Y. Y was a king ofAsur. He carried out Shiva linga, wished to bring eeswar(LordShiva) to Patal. But he failed. The Shiva linga fixed at where thetemple could see today. Not only local people but also manyoutsiders come to pray. Debotro trust organise Shiva mela everyyear near the temple.ID X?
Q.11“The X, in America has a sexual meaning, and I chose it because its afresh animal, shy, vivacious, jumping - sexy. First it smells you then itescapes, then it comes back, and you feel like caressing it, playingwith it. A girl resembles a X. Joyful, joking……………. She is neversophisticated, a girl you cannot really have. She is a young, healthy,simple girl - the girl next door . . . we are not interested in themysterious, difficult woman, the femme fatale, who wears elegantunderwear, with lace, and she is sad, and somehow mentally filthy.The __________ girl has no lace, no underwear, she is naked, well-washed with soap and water, and she is happy.”ID X…or what is being talked about??
Q.12The English word X is derived from a German word meaning "to utterthe syllable jo".Most experts agree that X was used by those living in the CentralAlps as a method of communication between herders and their stockor between Alpine villages, which later became part of the regionstraditional lore and musical expression. The earliest record of a X isin 1545, where it is described as "the call of a cowherd fromAppenzell"It is thought that X was first introduced to the United States byGerman immigrants in Pennsylvania in the early 1800s. As the newsettlers traveled south through the Appalachian Mountains andbeyond into the Deep South they came into contact with Irishimmigrants, Scandinavians, and other nationalities including Africanslaves who communicated with "field hollers", described by FrederickLaw Olmstead in 1853 as a „long, loud, musical shout, rising andfalling and breaking into falsetto‟. ID X??
Q.13A X is a socially awkward or tactless act, especially one thatviolates accepted social norms, standard customs, or the rulesof etiquette.The expression comes from French, where it means "false step","misstep" (in a physical as well as a figurative sense).ID X???
Q.14While E. L. Thorndike developed an early X, Frederick J. Kellywas the first to use such items as part of a large scaleassessment.While Director of the Training School at Kansas State NormalSchool (now Emporia State University) in 1915, he developed andadministered the Kansas Silent Reading Test.The first all X, large scale assessment was the Army Alpha, usedto assess the intelligence of World War I military recruits.X is frequently used in Education, Market Research and Electionsand sometimes in Quiz.X is also the name of an album by an Argentine Rock Band PorkID X???
Q.15X is also a metaphorical way of describing any activity whereitems or people are repeatedly and usually pointlessly shuffledamong various locations.It can also refer to a condition where people have to expend timesearching for a resource, such as having to travel from gasolinestation to gasoline station when there is a shortage.It is also used to refer to political situations where one leaderreplaces another, only to be rapidly replaced in turn due to theinstability of the governing system.X is or was formerly also known as "Going to Jerusalem". LauraLee Hope describes it under that name in chapter XIII of TheBobbsey Twins at School, as does John P. Marquand in chapterXXXI of Wickford Point.ID X?
Q.16X is an expression used to refer to a wife, usually young andattractive, who is regarded as a status symbol for the husband, who isoften older and wealthy.The terms etymological origins are disputed. One claim isthat X originally appeared in a 1950 issue of TheEconomist newspaper, referring to the historical practice of warriorscapturing the most beautiful women during battle to bringhome. William Safire claimed that the term X was coined by JulieConnelly, a senior editor of Fortune magazine, in a cover story in theissue of August 28, 1989 and immediately entered commonusage. Many sources claim the term was coined earlier.Although considering all these possible recent origins of the term itmust be noted that the term in Latin, TROPAEUM UXOR, appears inmany scripts of both Greek and Roman origin dating as far back asthe first half of the First century (50 AD), referring more properly towomen offered as part of the a tribute to Roman conquerors by thedefeated opponents.ID X?
Q.17X is a sweet from the Indian subcontinent, usually prepared inthick, semi-soft pieces. The main ingredients are khoa, sugar andtraditional flavorings, including cardamom seeds, pistachio nutsand saffron. The color varies from a creamy white to a caramelcolour. The word X is also generically used to mean a blob of anydoughy substance, such as flour or (in the case of thesweet) khoa.Origin of X may be credited to the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh,and the variety from the city of Mathura in that state wasconsidered to be the best. Simultaneously, another origin, practiceof X making, some unique varieties, and spread of this traditionmay be attributed to the province of Saurashtra of Gujarat as well.Tradition and practice of X making can be traced back to late1800s in Sihor while it picking up momentum in 20th century.Along with Rajkot and Bhavnagar, there are several distinctvarieties of X, originating from different centers of Saurashtra.Used many times for religious purpose, ID X???
Q.18X can be traced to the Middle Ages practice of placing oneself in anunarmed position and, therefore, in the power of those being honored.The X might have originated in the 17th century with the maritimepractice of demanding that a defeated enemy expend its ammunitionand render itself helpless until reloaded, a time-consuming operation.In the earliest days, seven was recognized by the British because thatwas the standard number of weapons on a vessel. In thatday, gunpowder made from sodium nitrate was easier to keep on dryland than at sea. Thus those early regulations stated that although aship would fire only seven guns, the forts ashore would fire two shotsto each one shot afloat, hence the number ___.What am I talking about?
Q.19In Richard Wagners opera cycle Der Ring des Nibelungen and itslast part, Götterdämmerung, the valkyrie Brünnhilde, who istraditionally presented as a very buxom lady with hornedhelmet, spear and round shield. Her aria lasts almost twentyminutes and leads directly to the end of the opera.Götterdämmerung is about the end of the world of Norse Gods.The above is the origin of a very famous phrase in organizedcompetition, generally in sports.ID the Phrase??
Q.20Bruce Handy,a senior writer in Times,defends the non-inclusion ofthe person X in Time 100: The Most Important People of theCentury…“I dont disagree. He WAS influential. But he was also apopularizer of other peoples innovations. Also, one of the mostimportant, innovative things about rock is the whole notion ofsongwriters singing their own works, of the immediacy ofexpression. Since X didnt write his own material, unlike theBeatles or Bob Dylan or Robert Johnson, whos also someonewho could have been included, maybe that cut against him (X).But I agree you could also make a very persuasive argument forhis inclusion.”“But I think the Beatles pushed the envelope a lot further. X„s mostoriginal recordings were his first. The Beatles started out asimitators, then continued to grow throughout their years together.But please dont take any of this as a knock on X.”ID X?
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Q.1In the first book of the X series, Y never spoke, even thoughother animals native to X did. In subsequent series otheranimals who reached X was able to speak but not Y. But inthe 8th book of the series it is revealed that Y can speak aswell just like other animals, but he chose not to.In the first book Y was described as “a little black dog withlong silky hair and small black eyes that twinkled merrily oneither side of his funny, wee nose". However, from theillustrations in the first book many have concluded that Y is aCairn Terrier while others believe he is a Yorkshire Terrier asthis breed was very popular at the time and it fits theillustration quite well.ID X,Y and the first book of the series(exact)…….
Q.2The following is the list of nominees for the Best Action In AForeign Film in the 2007 Taurus World Stunt Awards-1.Alarm for Cobra (winner)2.Children Of Glory3._____________4.Nomad5.Torrente 3:El Protector…..FITB???
Q.3X originated in Bengal and is known for depictions of mythologicalscenes on the pallu of the sari. It is mainly produced in Bishnupur andMurshidabad and producing one sari takes approximately one week ormore. X has been granted the status of Geographical indication in India.X has its origin dating back to some 200 years ago to a small village inMurshidabad whose name means sand banks. In the eighteenthcentury, Murshidkuli Khan, Nawab of Bengal patronized its rich weavingtradition and brought the craft of making this sari from Dhaka to thevillage in Murshidabad and encouraged the industry to flourish. After itsdecline during the British rule, it was later revived in Bishnupur where itprospered.Mythological stories are taken from the walls of temples in Bishnupurand woven on X sarees.ID X??
Q.4X is the Turkish variant of a steambath, sauna or Russianbath, distinguished by a focus on water, as distinct from ambient steam.In Western Europe, the X as a method of cleansing and relaxationbecame popular during the Victorian era. The process involved intaking a X is similar to that of a sauna, but is more closely related toancient Greek and ancient Roman bathing practices.A person taking a X first relaxes in a room (known as the warm room)that is heated by a continuous flow of hot, dry air, allowing the bather toperspire freely. Bathers may then move to an even hotter room (knownas the hot room) before splashing themselves with cold water. Afterperforming a full body wash and receiving a massage, bathers finallyretire to the cooling-room for a period of relaxation.Back in India, X also has some biz funda associated with it ……..ID X??
Q.5According to Adrian Room‟s book Place-names of the World, thename X originated from the Phoenician word attuna meaning"furnace." Its Arabic names were Ǧabal al-burkān(greatestmountain) and Ǧabal al-Nār (the Mountain of Fire).It is also known as Mungibeddu in Sicilianand Mongibello or Montebello in Italian (from the Latin mons andthe Arabic ğebel - - both meaning mountain, thus "the twicemountain"). The term is not in common use today, although someolder people still call it this. According to another theory theterm Mongibello comes from the Latin Mulciber (qui ignemmulcet - who placates the fire).ID X?
Q.6The term X has had multiple meanings for over 200 years. In the fieldof medicine, the term X was used, in 1835-1836, to mean a stoppageof physical development; the term continues to be used to indicate astoppage of physical development.However,in the UK Mental Health Act of 1983, the term X wasconsidered a form of mental disorder consisting of severe mentalimpairment, resulting in a lack of intelligence.Other researchers have objected to the notion that mentaldevelopment can be ________ or stopped, preferring to consider themental status as developing in other ways, rather than the notion ofmental growth as _______.X is also the name of an American Sitcom which ran for 3seasons(2003-2006) in FOX about a formerly wealthy and habituallydysfunctional family and won six Emmy and one Golden Globe.X??
Q.7Even though we know of the fictional educational institute X fromthe director’s 3rd movie and the fact that its based on a real lifeleading educational Institute imparting education in the same fieldas X, very few remember that Y , another fictional Educationalinstitute has formed the background of the same director’s firstmovie and is somehow based on another leading educationalInstitute specializing in the same field as Y.X and Y bears uncanny resemblance in name…..ID X & Y……Half points going on bounce…Need both for Pounce
X-Imperial College Of EngineeringY-Imperial Institute of Medical SciencesThe movies -----3 Idiots & Munnabhai MBBS…..
Q.8Anelosimus ________ isa species of spider in thefamily Theridiidae. It is onlyknown from iSimangalisWetland Park, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa. Themale holotype specimen is 2.08millimetres (0.082 in) in length,and the female paratype is 2.60millimetres (0.102 in) in length.Both the holotype and paratypewere found on Fanies Island, 5km south of Cape Vidal.Stasimopus __________ isa species of ctenizid trapdoorspider from the Eastern CapeProvince of South Africa. Thisspecies occurs syntopically with S.schoenlandi and a number ofother mygalomorph spiders atthe Great Fish River Nature Reserve.After which person are thesespiders named after?
Q.10Discovered January 16, 2006, X was designed to destroycommon files such as Microsoft Word, Excel,and PowerPoint documents when each computers calendar hitFebruary 3 and on the 3rd of each following month.The worm arrived via e-mail, enticing computer users withpromises of sexy pictures. The subject lines included "School girlfantasies gone bad", "Hot Movie", "Crazy illegal Sex!" and “Xpics". When users clicked on the attachment, the machinebecame infected. Once executed, the worm can corrupt andoverwrite the most common Windows file types, .doc, .pdf, .zip,and .xls, among others; the data are changed and becomeunrecoverable. The worm also tries to disable antivirus software.Also known as Blackworm, Nyxem, and Blackmal, what is X??
Q.11Which Bollywood song starts with the lines which roughlytranslates to the following-???Who are you?Where have you been?I´ve moved heaven and earth and I didn´t find youand you arrive todayso suddenlyand you give sense to my whole life with your love
Q.12X was a successful attempt to have real people look likecartoon characters. X are mostly thin women and fewchildren covered in layers of white fabric, as X were requiredto have thin limbs. The facial expressions were created out ofrubber and pasted on the actors to cut down time and cost.The bodies were made using special material stuffed withfoam in areas around the stomach. The heads were createdwith a harder material called Perspex. The sets were madelarger than life to make the characters look small.ID X???
Q.13A refugee from East Pakistan, Arati Das, an 11 year old girl tookup the job of an domestic help in an Anglo-Indian family to helpher parents. One of the guests to that family introduced her toFirpo‟s, one of the most fancy and expensive hotels in Calcuttaand she was hired as a Cabaret Dancer. She became famous asX and was perhaps the most famous dancer in Calcutta. Shebecame so famous that she was popular among the Tollywoodactors, and had found a fan in Uttam Kumar. She even acted in 2movies directed by Satyajit Ray- Seemabaddha and Pratidwandi.X will be portrayed by Paoli Dam in “Cabaret Queen”.ID X???
Q.14“Wait, so they have sex with men for no reason, and you donthave to pay them?!”~ Oscar Wilde on on the women of X“So its a show about three hookers and their mom?”~ BrianGriffin on XX often called x was a popular American cable televisionprogram,(and is secretly enjoyed by men everywhere) based on thebook "How to make money by fooling people into thinking that yourshow is about sex... when its not.", by Candy Bush. It was originallybroadcast on the HBO (Horny Bored Oldmen) network from 1998until 2004. Since 2004, its spinoff __________ ___________ hasbecome incredibly popular, because, it was actually more about sex,than the original show, and the main actresses were replaced by moreattractive whores.It‟s the Uncyclopaedia entry about a show.1.ID X?2.Fill in the Blanks……
Q.16It has also been suggested that X records the attempt byKing Charles I to reform the taxes on liquid measures. He wasblocked by Parliament, so subsequently ordered that the volume of a______ (1/2 pint) be reduced, but the tax remained the same. Thismeant that he still received more tax, despite Parliaments veto.(manypint glasses in the UK still have a line marking the 1/2 pint level with acrown above it) . The reference to ______, ( 1/4 pint) is said to reflectthat the ______ dropped in volume as a consequence.The suggestion has also been made that X represent Louis XVI ofFrance, who was deposed and beheaded in 1793 , and hisQueen, Marie Antoinette.There is also a local belief that X records events in the villageof Kilmersdon in Somerset in 1697. When a local spinster becamepregnant, the putative father is said to have died from a rock fall andthe woman died in childbirth soon after.ID X??
Q.17X is an English language slang phrase along with a gestureassociated with the 1990s. It originated as a contemptuous way ofsaying one doesnt want to hear what the person who is speaking issaying. It is often elongated to a phrase such as “X, because the earsaint listening". A variant is “X because the face dont understand!“The phrase is often considered to be sarcastic or obnoxious. Thephrase was popularized by actor and comedian Martin Lawrence inhis 1992 sitcom Martin. The phrase is formally reported from as earlyas 1995, when a local Indianapolis magazine story noted X—Thephrase, which means, Shut up‟.Lynne Truss, noted for writing the bestselling Eats, Shoots & Leaves,used the phrase as the title and prime example in her 2006 book, X:The Utter Bloody Rudeness of the World Today.
THE TOPICS ARE……• Chalo Cinema• Meri Marzi• Bizz-Buzz• Comixxology• Mini-Maal• Olym-pixx• Hungray Kya???• Tech-en• Word-Up
CHALO CINEMAWhat’s the probable question to the following….Single Phase X use shorted wire loops on a rotating armatureand obtain their torques from currents produced in theseloops by the changing magnetic fields produced in the statorcoils.Polyphase X: When currents flow through manysymmetrically placed windings a sinusoidally distributed airgap flux generating the rotor current is produced. Theinteraction of the air gap flux and rotor currents produces atorque in the rotor……..
MERI MARZIGiven alongside the pic of LupeFuentes, a Spanish-Colombianformer pornographic actress.In 2010, in 2010 she finally left her porncareer behind to pursue her passion,singing. Lupe is the lead singer of thepop group “X", which has released twosingles, "We Are The Party" released onNovember 6, 2012 and "WhatchyaLooking At?" released on 18 March 2013.According to the groups website, Xconsists of Lupe, four other girls, a DJ,and their “bunny mascot” & the personwearing the mascot suit is Hollywoodactor Danny Trejo. Besides Lupe, theother four members are: Smash, Baby J,Dee-Love, and Tee-Money.The FB page of X has 169,943 likes andtheir first single has over 3 million Hits onYouTube, but has received mixed reviewsso far.ID X???
COMIXXOLOGYWriter David Goyer said he felt X was the most complex of allthe Batman villains, comparing him to Osama bin Laden;"Hes not crazy in the way that all the other Batman villainsare. Hes not bent on revenge; hes actually trying to heal theworld. Hes just doing it by very draconian means.“Christopher Nolan had discussions with his Mementocollaborator Guy Pearce about playing the role, but both ofthem decided that the actor was too young for the part.ID X??
HUNGRY KYA????An X is an oblong pastry made with choux dough filled with a creamand topped with icing.The dough, which is the same as that used for profiterole, is typicallypiped into an oblong shape with a pastry bag and baked until it is crispand hollow inside. Once cool, the pastry then is filled with a vanilla-, coffee- or chocolate-flavoured custard (crème pâtissière), orwith whipped cream, or chiboust cream; and then icedwith fondant icing. Other fillings include pistachio- and rum-flavouredcustard, fruit-flavoured fillings, or chestnut purée.X comes from French for flash of lightning.X originated during the nineteenth century in France where it wascalled "pain à la duchesse" or "petite duchesse" until 1850. It is apopular type of cake served all over the world. The word is firstattested both in English and in French in the 1860s.X is also the name something we enjoyed during our childhood andsometimes even today…..ID X???
TECH-ENGiven alongside is thetraffic on a website atdifferent time periods.A less popular websiteamong its competitors, asof October 2012 Alexatraffic ranked X.com 746thand as of April 2013 it isranked at 1179 in the world.It has 33 million userworldwide.Which website???
WORD UP-Wikipedia describes X as-A X is an association or collection of individuals people or "warm-bodies“ or else contrived "legal persons" (or a mixture of both). Xmembers share a common purpose and unite in order to focustheir various talents and organize their collectivelyavailable skills or resources to achieve specific, declared goals.ETYMOLOGY-The English word has its origins in the Old French military termmeaning a "body of soldiers", originally taken from the LateLatin word for " one who eats bread with you", first attested inthe Lex Salica as a calque of the Germanic expression*gahlaibo (literally, "with bread"), related to Old HighGerman galeipo and Gothic gahlaiba "messmate". By 1303, theword referred to trade guilds.Present usage of X was first recorded in 1553.