Balls Bollywood Ballots Oct 12, 2008 J. Ramanand Preliminaries
Note 1. This is a quiz on Indian Politics, Hindi Films, and Indian Cricket. 2. This quiz was conducted on Oct 12, 2008 under the aegis of the BCQC by J. Ramanand. 8. License Note: you are free to share and reuse these questions provided you clearly attribute the questions to the author. In particular, the facts in these questions are in the public domain but in the case where you are re-using the framing of the question, the author requests the courtesy of due credit!
Q15 Identify the politician from this audio clip (description: he is talking about the Singur agitation and Mamata Banerjee’s demands)
Xerxes (real name) ______ (assumed name) Q18 This question is about a character from a film. The character’s real name is “Xerxes”. However, the character is better known as ___. The two images connect respectively to the two names and have nothing to do with this film.
(Transcribed Question) The video clip is from the film ‘Golmaal’. It shows a man coming out of a theatre during a song, and being accosted by Amol Palekar, who sneaks into the bathroom before the man. The man complains bitterly, especially because he is missing a Helen song. What film is he watching? Q21
(transcribed video question) Video shows the opening of a movie. Some of the credits read: “ A Spike Lee Joint” Names: Denzel Washington, Jodie Foster, Christopher Plummer, etc. If you could hear the audio on this video clip, what would you hear? Q22
Panel from the erstwhile comic strip “Supremo” Identify the person on the left Q23
(transcribed video qn) Identify the film from its opening credits Music: Bapi-Tutul Creative Producer: Jaideep Sahni The credit sequence shows photographs of a family at various ages Q24
<ul><li>Image Credits </li></ul><ul><li>Slide 1: cricket: http://www.flickr.com/photos/kkseema/2372998076/ , election: http://www.flickr.com/photos/23551944@N03/2249455652/ ; film poster: http://www.flickr.com/photos/meanestindian/ </li></ul><ul><li>Slide 2: Outlook Magazine </li></ul><ul><li>Slide 3: R.K.Laxman, “Common Man” special collection, Times of India </li></ul><ul><li>Slide 4: audio from CNN-IBN </li></ul><ul><li>Slide 5: Wikipedia </li></ul><ul><li>Slide 8: http://specials.rediff.com/movies/2006/jun/29slid4.htm </li></ul>Q24