Greycells and Gyaanartha presents

Anoop Adithian
Memorial Open Quiz 2013
FINALS
ROUND 1
• Written round
• 8 questions, based on movie posters
designed in the form of Turkish miniature
paintings by Murat Palta
•...
1.
2.
3.
4.
5.
6.
7.
8.
The answers…
1.
Alien
2.
A Clockwork Orange
3.
Goodfellas
4.
Inception
5.
Pulp Fiction
6.
Scarface
7.
Terminator 2: Judgement Day
8.
Godfather
Round 2
• 12 questions on infinite pounce
• +10 / -5 on pounce
1. During the 1990/91 season, India and Sri
Lanka played a one off test in Chandigarh .
India won the test by an innings a...
The answer is…
There was no proper scoring in this match. Sachin
made 11 runs after spending 92 mins in the middle.
The number of balls w...
2. The song X is mentioned in the book series
50 Shades of Grey. Elena Lincoln, nicknamed
„X‟ by Ana in a reference to the...
The answer is…
Mrs. Robinson, The Graduate
3. Preparing the „Ashtabandham‟ is a 41-day
long procedure. Eight ingredients that go into
the process are finely powdered...
The answer is…
It is the adhesive used to fix the idol onto the
seat in Hindu temples.
4. Until the late 19th
century, this item was
made using the mold
shown on the right. After a
series of boiling and filter...
The answer is…
Sugarloaf mountain
5. This guy, along with his older brother
Claude, invented the Pyréolophore, probably
the world's first internal combustio...
The answer is…
Nicéphore Niépce
Took the world's first known photograph, View
from the Window at Le Gras
6. This dance from a 1904
broadway musical “Piff
Paff Pouf” involves
twirling or jumping a rope
wearing costumes that
glow...
The answer is…
Radium
7. Estelle __________, an
actress and singer who
passed away in 2008 was
described by The New York
Times as the "matriarch...
The answer is…
“I‟ll have what she‟s having”
from When Harry met Sally
8. Raza is a mathematical formula used in a
sporting tournament which takes care of what
is some times referred to as “the...
The answer is…
Paralympics
This is to ensure that the athlete with the least
impairment does not receive an unfair
advantage.
9. Obesity hypoventilation syndrome is a
condition in which severely overweight
people fail to breathe rapidly enough or
d...
The answer is…
Pickwickian syndrome
Joe the “fat boy” in Pickwick papers suffers
from this disease.
10. Identify this unusual musical instrument.
The answer is…
Tesla Coil
11.
The answer is…
12. These were the first answers to what?
1. Bat, butterfly, moth
2. Two humans, fourlegged animal, dog,
elephant, bear
3....
The answer is…
Rorshach test
Round 3
• Short Visual Connect
• 10 visuals, non - exhaustive
• No points for identifying individual visuals
1.
2.
3.
4.
5.
6.
7.
8.
9.
10.
And the connect is…
Scandals with –gate suffix
Round 4
• 12 questions on infinite pounce
• +10 / -5 on pounce
13. This item, which is exhibited in the Museum
of Modern Art in New York has four pages
that are traversed by carefully h...
The answer is…
Score of John Cage‟s 4‟33”
14. An author‟s representation of his most
famous character. Near the character, he
wrote in Greek “with a minor error in ...
The answer is…
James Joyce, Leopold Bloom
15.
The answer is…
16. It was estimated to cost $100,000 and the
initial conceptual design was made of
fiberglass. In order to provide flexib...
The answer is…
The Apollo space suits
17. In 1890, John Elbert Wilkie, a young
reporter for The Chicago Tribune, fabricated
this legend to create sensation in a...
The answer is…
18. Carnatic music composers usually add their
„mudra‟ in kritis to identify themselves – Saint
Tyagaraja uses „Tyagaraja‟...
The answer is…
M D Ramanathan, „Tiger‟ Varadachariar
19. Legend goes that this mystic matriarch
from the 14th century was an incarnation of
Durga. At some point during her lif...
The answer is…
Karni Mata, Rats
20.
This
invention,
patented in 1949 was
first made using half of
a suitcase as an outer
shell with a series of
belts, pul...
The answer is…
The Teleprompter
21. This cabin, now displayed inside the
Newseum in Washington, D.C. was built by X
just outside Lincoln, Montana where he...
The answer is…
Theodore Kaczynski, the Unabomber
22. In the 2011 romantic comedy „Friends with
Benefits‟, Justin Timberlakes‟ character, a Los
Angeles transplant living in...
The answer is…
Capt Chesley Sullenberger who executed the
water landing of US Airways Flight 1549 in the
Hudson River
23. Which ape species are known as the
hippies of the ape kingdom, because they are
a peaceful and affectionate species th...
The answer is…
Bonobo
24. After decades of waiting, physicists at
Trinity College, Dublin have captured a rare
scientific event on camera for th...
The answer is…
The Pitch Drop Experiment
ROUND 5
•
•
•
•

Written round
6 questions
5 points each
10 bonus points if you get all 6 correct
In the US navy, there are certain „fraternities‟
of sailors those who achieve distinctions like
crossing the equator (peop...
The answers…
• The Imperial Order of the Golden Dragon for sailors
who have crossed the International Date Line.
• The Order of the Dit...
ROUND 6
•
•
•
•
•

Closed theme
5 questions – 10 points each
+30/-5 for the theme after questions 1 & 2
+20/-5 for the theme after...
1. Al Kooper picked a famous phrase as the
name for his new jazz-rock band in 1967. He
could hardly have known how apt a c...
2. What was the title of
this book of essays by
Aldous Huxley? It was
subtitled “an Enquiry
Into the Nature of Ideals
and ...
3. Trailer for which movie?
4. It is a pastry of French origin that is akin to a
highly
enriched
bread,
and
whose
high egg and butter content give it ...
5. What is being described?
Rob often calls it a bromance, but one of the
bros just happens to be a woman. He said
that fr...
The answers…
1. Al Kooper picked a famous phrase as the
name for his new jazz-rock band in 1967. He
could hardly have known how apt a c...
2. What was the title of
this book of essays by
Aldous Huxley? It was
subtitled “an Enquiry
Into the Nature of Ideals
and ...
3. Trailer for which movie?
Play it again, Sam
4. It is a pastry of French origin that is akin to a
highly
enriched
bread,
and
whose
high egg and butter content give it ...
Brioche
5. What is being described?
Rob often calls it a bromance, but one of the
bros just happens to be a woman. He said
that fr...
And the theme is…
Famous misquotes
• "Blood, Sweat, and Tears" – Winston Churchill
• Correct quote: "I have nothing to offer but blood,
toil, tears and sweat...
• Let them eat cake.
• This was never said by Marie Antoinette. Jean-Jacques
Rousseau, in his 1783 autobiography Confessio...
Round 7
Written round
6 questions
3 parts for each question
5 points for each part
5 bonus points if you get all 3 parts correct
-...
1.
a. What is the title of THIS song?
b. What incident prompted Hisham Fageeh to
record this song?
c. Who is the friend he is...
And the answers…
a. No woman, no drive
b. The October 26 drive campaign in Saudi
Arabia
c. Alaa Wardi, who became famous for his A
capella ...
2. Introduction to what? (a). Also identify b & c.
When Anu the sublime, the King of the Annunaki and
Bêl, the lord of hea...
And the answers…
a – Code of laws
b – Babylon
c- Hammurabi
3. Which country tops this list? Also identify A & B.
No.

Country

A

B

1

__________

221

501

2

Ukraine

81

196

3
...
And the answers…
Country –Russia
A – Number of Grand Masters
B – Number of International Masters
4.
a) Scene from which documentary film?
b) Name the dance form.
c) Which epic provides the backdrop for this
dance?
And the answers…
a) Baraka
b) Kecak
c) Ramayana
5. Though the origin of the dish
X can be traced back to
the late 19th century, its
most commonly used recipe
is often tak...
And the answers…
X – Key lime pie
Y – Kit kat
Z – Android version 4.4
6.
a. Name the award.
b. Identify the structure and its exact location.
c. On what day is this given annually / what
does ...
And the answers…
• Quadriga award
• The quadriga atop the Brandenburg Gate in
Berlin
• The award is presented every year on
German Unity Da...
Anoop Adithian Memorial Open Quiz 2013 - Finals
Anoop Adithian Memorial Open Quiz 2013 - Finals
Anoop Adithian Memorial Open Quiz 2013 - Finals
Anoop Adithian Memorial Open Quiz 2013 - Finals
Anoop Adithian Memorial Open Quiz 2013 - Finals
Anoop Adithian Memorial Open Quiz 2013 - Finals
Anoop Adithian Memorial Open Quiz 2013 - Finals
Anoop Adithian Memorial Open Quiz 2013 - Finals
Anoop Adithian Memorial Open Quiz 2013 - Finals
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  1. 1. Greycells and Gyaanartha presents Anoop Adithian Memorial Open Quiz 2013
  2. 2. FINALS
  3. 3. ROUND 1
  4. 4. • Written round • 8 questions, based on movie posters designed in the form of Turkish miniature paintings by Murat Palta • 5 points each • Bonus of 10 points if you get all 8 correct
  5. 5. 1.
  6. 6. 2.
  7. 7. 3.
  8. 8. 4.
  9. 9. 5.
  10. 10. 6.
  11. 11. 7.
  12. 12. 8.
  13. 13. The answers…
  14. 14. 1.
  15. 15. Alien
  16. 16. 2.
  17. 17. A Clockwork Orange
  18. 18. 3.
  19. 19. Goodfellas
  20. 20. 4.
  21. 21. Inception
  22. 22. 5.
  23. 23. Pulp Fiction
  24. 24. 6.
  25. 25. Scarface
  26. 26. 7.
  27. 27. Terminator 2: Judgement Day
  28. 28. 8.
  29. 29. Godfather
  30. 30. Round 2
  31. 31. • 12 questions on infinite pounce • +10 / -5 on pounce
  32. 32. 1. During the 1990/91 season, India and Sri Lanka played a one off test in Chandigarh . India won the test by an innings and 8 runs giving Mohammed Azharuddin his first victory as a captain. Venkatapathy Raju was the man of the match and Marvan Attapattu made his debut in this test. The Indian line up featured Shastri, Vengsarkar, Kapil, Manjerakar and the young Sachin among others. Why is this test of particular importance to cricket statisticians , especially with respect with the records and numbers that was splashed across the TV screens in the last 2 weeks ?
  33. 33. The answer is…
  34. 34. There was no proper scoring in this match. Sachin made 11 runs after spending 92 mins in the middle. The number of balls were not counted. This is the reason why Sachin does not have a test strike rate. #TributeKoschen !
  35. 35. 2. The song X is mentioned in the book series 50 Shades of Grey. Elena Lincoln, nicknamed „X‟ by Ana in a reference to the film „Y‟, was Christian Grey's oldest friend and business partner. She is described as an elegant, sexy regal blonde and always appears to be very well-groomed. She entered Christian's life as a friend to his adoptive mother Dr. Grace Trevelyn Grey and soon they began an affair when he was 15 years old. Identify X and Y.
  36. 36. The answer is…
  37. 37. Mrs. Robinson, The Graduate
  38. 38. 3. Preparing the „Ashtabandham‟ is a 41-day long procedure. Eight ingredients that go into the process are finely powdered conch, gallnut, sealing wax, gooseberry, resin of „pinus dammar‟, two varieties of gravel from the Bharatapuzha and the confluence of three rivers (Triveni) and cotton. Except cotton (which is added in the last stage), all the other ingredients are pounded using five wooden hammers, each weighing ten kilos. The final output is made into smooth pebble-like balls which harden as they cool. What is the ashtabandham used for?
  39. 39. The answer is…
  40. 40. It is the adhesive used to fix the idol onto the seat in Hindu temples.
  41. 41. 4. Until the late 19th century, this item was made using the mold shown on the right. After a series of boiling and filtering processes, the substance was poured into the mold and the impurities would drain through the hole on the mold. • What geographical entity was named after the substance made using this mold?
  42. 42. The answer is…
  43. 43. Sugarloaf mountain
  44. 44. 5. This guy, along with his older brother Claude, invented the Pyréolophore, probably the world's first internal combustion engine. Ten years later, they were the first in the world to make an engine work with a fuel injection system. In 1818 he became interested in the ancestor of the bicycle, a Laufmaschine and built himself a model and called it the vélocipède (fast foot) and caused quite a sensation on the local country roads. However, he is most famous for being the first person to do something. What? Also name him.
  45. 45. The answer is…
  46. 46. Nicéphore Niépce Took the world's first known photograph, View from the Window at Le Gras
  47. 47. 6. This dance from a 1904 broadway musical “Piff Paff Pouf” involves twirling or jumping a rope wearing costumes that glow in the dark. The dance was named after the material that they used to make the costumes glow in the dark – it was also used in in products such as toothpaste, hair creams, and even food items due to its supposed curative powers. Name the substance.
  48. 48. The answer is…
  49. 49. Radium
  50. 50. 7. Estelle __________, an actress and singer who passed away in 2008 was described by The New York Times as the "matriarch of one of the leading families in American comedy". In an obituary, they mentioned that she “delivered one of the most memorably funny lines in movie history”. What was the funny line?
  51. 51. The answer is…
  52. 52. “I‟ll have what she‟s having” from When Harry met Sally
  53. 53. 8. Raza is a mathematical formula used in a sporting tournament which takes care of what is some times referred to as “the toughest scoring job in sports”. The formula, which is based on a mathematical formula called a Gompertz curve, is applied to each athlete's performance to calculate a points score. The athlete with the highest score wins. In which tournament is this system employed and why does the conventional system fail here?
  54. 54. The answer is…
  55. 55. Paralympics This is to ensure that the athlete with the least impairment does not receive an unfair advantage.
  56. 56. 9. Obesity hypoventilation syndrome is a condition in which severely overweight people fail to breathe rapidly enough or deeply enough, resulting in low blood oxygen levels and high blood carbon dioxide (CO2) levels. Many people with this condition also frequently stop breathing altogether for short periods of time during sleep (obstructive sleep apnea), resulting in many partial awakenings during the night, which leads to continual sleepiness during the day. The condition is commonly known by another name, which is derived from a work of fiction. What is its common name?
  57. 57. The answer is…
  58. 58. Pickwickian syndrome Joe the “fat boy” in Pickwick papers suffers from this disease.
  59. 59. 10. Identify this unusual musical instrument.
  60. 60. The answer is…
  61. 61. Tesla Coil
  62. 62. 11.
  63. 63. The answer is…
  64. 64. 12. These were the first answers to what? 1. Bat, butterfly, moth 2. Two humans, fourlegged animal, dog, elephant, bear 3. Two humans, human figures 4. Animal hide, skin, rug 5. Bat, butterfly, moth 6. Animal hide, skin, rug 7. Human heads or faces, heads of women or children 8. Animal: not cat or dog, four-legged animal 9. Human 10. Crab, lobster, spider, rabbit head, caterpillars, worms, snakes
  65. 65. The answer is…
  66. 66. Rorshach test
  67. 67. Round 3
  68. 68. • Short Visual Connect • 10 visuals, non - exhaustive • No points for identifying individual visuals
  69. 69. 1.
  70. 70. 2.
  71. 71. 3.
  72. 72. 4.
  73. 73. 5.
  74. 74. 6.
  75. 75. 7.
  76. 76. 8.
  77. 77. 9.
  78. 78. 10.
  79. 79. And the connect is…
  80. 80. Scandals with –gate suffix
  81. 81. Round 4
  82. 82. • 12 questions on infinite pounce • +10 / -5 on pounce
  83. 83. 13. This item, which is exhibited in the Museum of Modern Art in New York has four pages that are traversed by carefully hand-drawn vertical lines that seem to denote the units of time as units of space. On the fourth page, the following formula is written: “1 page=7 inches=56 seconds.” What is this object?
  84. 84. The answer is…
  85. 85. Score of John Cage‟s 4‟33”
  86. 86. 14. An author‟s representation of his most famous character. Near the character, he wrote in Greek “with a minor error in spelling and characteristically skewed accents”. Name the author and the character.
  87. 87. The answer is…
  88. 88. James Joyce, Leopold Bloom
  89. 89. 15.
  90. 90. The answer is…
  91. 91. 16. It was estimated to cost $100,000 and the initial conceptual design was made of fiberglass. In order to provide flexibility, another design contest was held and International Latex Corporation, otherwise known as Playtex emerged as the winner. They originally manufactured bras and girdles but their expertise in working with rubber proved to be crucial in the flexibility aspect. What are we talking about?
  92. 92. The answer is…
  93. 93. The Apollo space suits
  94. 94. 17. In 1890, John Elbert Wilkie, a young reporter for The Chicago Tribune, fabricated this legend to create sensation in a cutthroat newspaper market. The trick made its debut on Aug. 8, 1890, on the front page of The Tribune's second section. An anonymous, illustrated article told that two Yale graduates, an artist and a photographer, apparently experienced this on a visit to India. The story gained attention and soon many other people came forward claiming to have witnessed this. What was the article about?
  95. 95. The answer is…
  96. 96. 18. Carnatic music composers usually add their „mudra‟ in kritis to identify themselves – Saint Tyagaraja uses „Tyagaraja‟, Muttuswami Dikshitar uses „Guruguha‟ and Syama Sasthri uses „Syamakrishna‟ as their mudras. Which famous singer – composer uses „Varada dasa‟ as his mudra as a tribute to his Guru? Also name him Guru.
  97. 97. The answer is…
  98. 98. M D Ramanathan, „Tiger‟ Varadachariar
  99. 99. 19. Legend goes that this mystic matriarch from the 14th century was an incarnation of Durga. At some point during her life, the child of one of her clansmen died. She attempted to bring the child back to life, only to be told by Yama, the god of death, that he had already been reincarnated. She made a deal with Yama: From that point forward, all of her tribespeople would be reborn as ______ until they could be born back into the clan. Name her and fill in the blank.
  100. 100. The answer is…
  101. 101. Karni Mata, Rats
  102. 102. 20. This invention, patented in 1949 was first made using half of a suitcase as an outer shell with a series of belts, pulleys and a motor to turn a scroll of butcher paper that could be turned gradually. What was this contraption?
  103. 103. The answer is…
  104. 104. The Teleprompter
  105. 105. 21. This cabin, now displayed inside the Newseum in Washington, D.C. was built by X just outside Lincoln, Montana where he lived a simple life on very little money, without electricity or running water. His original goal was to move out to a secluded place and become self-sufficient so that he could live autonomously. He began to teach himself survival skills such as tracking, edible plant identification, and how to construct primitive technologies such as bow drills. He stayed in this cabin for more than 15 years. Who? (Image in the next slide)
  106. 106. The answer is…
  107. 107. Theodore Kaczynski, the Unabomber
  108. 108. 22. In the 2011 romantic comedy „Friends with Benefits‟, Justin Timberlakes‟ character, a Los Angeles transplant living in New York City, repeatedly suggests to people, while flying between the two locations, that modern airplanes practically fly themselves, and that Captain Sully‟s feat is less notable than it is portrayed to be. Mila Kunis's character often refutes Timberlake regarding this and is also seen reading Captain Sully‟s Wikipedia article. Captain Sully also does a cameo in the film as a security guard. Who is the „Captain Sully‟ mentioned here and what is the feat?
  109. 109. The answer is…
  110. 110. Capt Chesley Sullenberger who executed the water landing of US Airways Flight 1549 in the Hudson River
  111. 111. 23. Which ape species are known as the hippies of the ape kingdom, because they are a peaceful and affectionate species that is more interested in making love than killing each other? They also have a variety of sexual behaviors to build social relationships.
  112. 112. The answer is…
  113. 113. Bonobo
  114. 114. 24. After decades of waiting, physicists at Trinity College, Dublin have captured a rare scientific event on camera for the first time in July 2013. Over several decades a number of such events happened, but it was never witnessed or captured on camera, which would have definitively proved certain theory. What did they capture / name the experiment, which is recognized by the Guinness World Records as the world's longest continuously running laboratory experiment.
  115. 115. The answer is…
  116. 116. The Pitch Drop Experiment
  117. 117. ROUND 5
  118. 118. • • • • Written round 6 questions 5 points each 10 bonus points if you get all 6 correct
  119. 119. In the US navy, there are certain „fraternities‟ of sailors those who achieve distinctions like crossing the equator (people who do this are called shellbacks). The following fraternities are associated with which geographical features? a. The Imperial Order of the Golden Dragon b. The Order of the Ditch c. The Order of the Rock d. The Golden Shellback e. The Realm of the Czars f. The Order of Magellan
  120. 120. The answers…
  121. 121. • The Imperial Order of the Golden Dragon for sailors who have crossed the International Date Line. • The Order of the Ditch for sailors who have passed through the Panama Canal. • The Order of the Rock for sailors who have transited the Strait of Gibraltar. • The Golden Shellback for sailors who have crossed the point where the Equator crosses the International Date Line. • The Realm of the Czars for sailors who crossed into the Black Sea. • The Order of Magellan for sailors who circumnavigated the Earth.
  122. 122. ROUND 6
  123. 123. • • • • • Closed theme 5 questions – 10 points each +30/-5 for the theme after questions 1 & 2 +20/-5 for the theme after questions 3 & 4 +10/-5 for the theme after question 5
  124. 124. 1. Al Kooper picked a famous phrase as the name for his new jazz-rock band in 1967. He could hardly have known how apt a choice it was. The band has gone through more disagreements, sackings and changes of direction than most, with at least 140 musicians having been members at some point. Which band?
  125. 125. 2. What was the title of this book of essays by Aldous Huxley? It was subtitled “an Enquiry Into the Nature of Ideals and Into the Methods Employed for Their Realization”
  126. 126. 3. Trailer for which movie?
  127. 127. 4. It is a pastry of French origin that is akin to a highly enriched bread, and whose high egg and butter content give it a rich and tender crumb. It is "light and slightly puffy, more or less fine, according to the proportion of butter and eggs" It has a dark, golden, and flaky crust, frequently accentuated by an egg wash applied after proofing. Name it. (Image in the next slide)
  128. 128. 5. What is being described? Rob often calls it a bromance, but one of the bros just happens to be a woman. He said that from the very beginning and I think it's really an apt description. There's this idea that a man and a woman can't be together on a show especially without needing to be together sexually or in love or whatever, and this is really about the evolution of a friendship and how that happens. Watching that should be as much the story of this show as the mysteries that you see week in and week out about who killed who. •
  129. 129. The answers…
  130. 130. 1. Al Kooper picked a famous phrase as the name for his new jazz-rock band in 1967. He could hardly have known how apt a choice it was. The band has gone through more disagreements, sackings and changes of direction than most, with at least 140 musicians having been members at some point. Which band?
  131. 131. 2. What was the title of this book of essays by Aldous Huxley? It was subtitled “an Enquiry Into the Nature of Ideals and Into the Methods Employed for Their Realization”
  132. 132. 3. Trailer for which movie?
  133. 133. Play it again, Sam
  134. 134. 4. It is a pastry of French origin that is akin to a highly enriched bread, and whose high egg and butter content give it a rich and tender crumb. It is "light and slightly puffy, more or less fine, according to the proportion of butter and eggs" It has a dark, golden, and flaky crust, frequently accentuated by an egg wash applied after proofing. Name it. (Image in the next slide)
  135. 135. Brioche
  136. 136. 5. What is being described? Rob often calls it a bromance, but one of the bros just happens to be a woman. He said that from the very beginning and I think it's really an apt description. There's this idea that a man and a woman can't be together on a show especially without needing to be together sexually or in love or whatever, and this is really about the evolution of a friendship and how that happens. Watching that should be as much the story of this show as the mysteries that you see week in and week out about who killed who. •
  137. 137. And the theme is…
  138. 138. Famous misquotes
  139. 139. • "Blood, Sweat, and Tears" – Winston Churchill • Correct quote: "I have nothing to offer but blood, toil, tears and sweat." • The end justifies the means. • Often misattributed to Machiavelli's The Prince, in which the idea appears, but not the phrase itself, and to many other writers who repeat this aphorism. • "Play it again, Sam“ • Actual quote: "Play it once, Sam, for old times' sake, play 'As Time Goes By'." – Ingrid Bergman • Actual quote: "You played it for her, you can play it for me. ... If she can stand to listen to it, I can. Play it." – Humphrey Bogart
  140. 140. • Let them eat cake. • This was never said by Marie Antoinette. Jean-Jacques Rousseau, in his 1783 autobiography Confessions, relates that "a great princess" is said to have advised, with regard to starving peasants, "S‟ils n‟ont plus de pain, qu‟ils mangent de la brioche," commonly translated as "If they have no bread, let them eat cake!" It has been speculated that he was actually referring to Maria Theresa of Spain. (Rousseau's manuscript was written in 1767, when Marie Antoinette was only 12 and would not marry the future Louis XVI for another three years.) • "Elementary, my dear Watson" – Sherlock Holmes • This phrase was never uttered by the character in any of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's written works. Though "Elementary," and "...my dear Watson." both do appear near the beginning of The Crooked Man (1893), it is the "...my dear Watson" that appears first, and "Elementary" is the succinct reply to Watson's exclamation a few lines of dialogue later. This is the closest these four immortal words ever appear together in the canon.
  141. 141. Round 7
  142. 142. Written round 6 questions 3 parts for each question 5 points for each part 5 bonus points if you get all 3 parts correct -5 if you attempt and fail to get at least one part correct • No negatives if you do not attempt • • • • • •
  143. 143. 1.
  144. 144. a. What is the title of THIS song? b. What incident prompted Hisham Fageeh to record this song? c. Who is the friend he is referring to?
  145. 145. And the answers…
  146. 146. a. No woman, no drive b. The October 26 drive campaign in Saudi Arabia c. Alaa Wardi, who became famous for his A capella renditions of Jiya Re & Pehla Nasha
  147. 147. 2. Introduction to what? (a). Also identify b & c. When Anu the sublime, the King of the Annunaki and Bêl, the lord of heaven and earth, who fixed the destiny of the country, had committed the whole of mankind to Marduk, the son of Ea, the god of right, when they made him great among the Egigi, had pronounced the sublime name of ____b___, made it great upon earth, had established in it an eternal kingdom, the foundations of which are laid firm like heaven and earth, at that time Anu and Bêl called me, ____c____, the great prince, who fears God, to give justice a status in the country, to destroy the wicked and bad, that the strong should not overcome the weak, that I might rise over the block-headed ones; like Shamash, to illuminate the land and to further the welfare of humanity, ____c____, the prince, the one called by Bêl, am I.
  148. 148. And the answers…
  149. 149. a – Code of laws b – Babylon c- Hammurabi
  150. 150. 3. Which country tops this list? Also identify A & B. No. Country A B 1 __________ 221 501 2 Ukraine 81 196 3 China 34 25 4 France 47 100 5 Armenia 36 23 6 Hungary 52 111 7 United States of America 79 123 8 India 34 76 9 Netherlands 30 79 10 Israel 39 49
  151. 151. And the answers…
  152. 152. Country –Russia A – Number of Grand Masters B – Number of International Masters
  153. 153. 4.
  154. 154. a) Scene from which documentary film? b) Name the dance form. c) Which epic provides the backdrop for this dance?
  155. 155. And the answers…
  156. 156. a) Baraka b) Kecak c) Ramayana
  157. 157. 5. Though the origin of the dish X can be traced back to the late 19th century, its most commonly used recipe is often taken from Nora Ephron's book Heartburn (pictured here). It was in the news recently because something (Z) was named after this dish. It was later renamed after another eatable, Y. Identify X, Y and Z.
  158. 158. And the answers…
  159. 159. X – Key lime pie Y – Kit kat Z – Android version 4.4
  160. 160. 6. a. Name the award. b. Identify the structure and its exact location. c. On what day is this given annually / what does it commemorate?
  161. 161. And the answers…
  162. 162. • Quadriga award • The quadriga atop the Brandenburg Gate in Berlin • The award is presented every year on German Unity Day (3 October), which commemorates German reunification in 1990
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