Theme round for Nihilanth 2010 India quiz.

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Theme round for Nihilanth 2010 India quiz.

  1. 1. The Theme<br />Six questions, 1 theme.<br />Getting the theme will give you a bonus – how much you get is mentioned on the slide.<br />Theme points change on every question. ( all the way from 8 to 3 points, and -4 to -1)<br />EXHAUSTIVE theme, so will only accept very specific answer.<br />
  2. 2. 1 +8/-4<br />Acted in BadiMaaand PahiliMangala Gaur, composed music for films under the name Anandghan. Who?<br />
  3. 3. LataMangeshkar<br />
  4. 4. 2. +7/-3<br />Whose life is this movie based on?<br />
  5. 5. Raja Ravi Verma<br />
  6. 6. 3. +6/-3<br />Soundtrack from the film The Namesake, by NitinSawhney, who paid homage to the timelessness of a famous OST from the fifties by incorporating the feel into his compositions. Which was the original?<br />
  7. 7. PatherPanchali.<br />
  8. 8. 4. +5/-3 <br />In 1997, journalist John Carlin wrote an article titled &quot;A Farewell to Arms&quot; for Wired magazine about a cyber warfare attack. This was originally intended to form the basis of a 1999 film, WW3.com. When this project stalled, its script was rewritten into the 2007 film, Live Free or Die Hard.<br />Another book by him, called Playing the Enemy: __ ___ and the Game That Changed a Nation was made into a recent film. Which film?<br />
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  10. 10. 5. +4/-2<br />The Hoover medal has been awarded since 1930 for &quot;outstanding extra-career services by engineers to humanity&quot;. The prize is given jointly by the American Institute of Chemical Engineers, American Institute of Mining, Metallurgical, and Petroleum Engineers, American Society of Civil Engineers, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, and American Society of Mechanical Engineers.<br />In 2009, who became the first Asian to win the Hoover medal?<br />
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  12. 12. Dr APJ Abdul Kalam, former President of India.<br />
  13. 13. 6. +3/-1<br />Last question of the quiz: Who was the first singer seen and heard on the original Mile Sur MeraTumharavideo?<br />
  14. 14. PanditBhimsen Joshi.<br />

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