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  1. 1. For SPACE 2009. Krithika B / Chinmay Kamat
  2. 2. <ul><li>Katz's Delicatessen is a Jewish kosher style delicatessen on the Lower East Side of New York City, located at 205 E, Houston Street. It is popular as the joint where a very famous orgasm was faked by Meg Ryan in a 1989 movie. The table where the scene occurred has a placard which says, “This is where a very famous orgasm was faked. This is _____________. Hope you have what she had.“ Which movie ? </li></ul>
  3. 3. <ul><li>When Harry Met Sally </li></ul>
  4. 4. <ul><li>This 1970 film, well-known as a tear-jerking tragedy, is considered one of the most romantic of all time by the American Film Institute (#9 on the list). Based on the book by the same name, it introduced the cult line, “Love means never having to say you’re sorry.” </li></ul><ul><li>Which book/movie ? </li></ul>
  5. 6. <ul><li>Erich Segal’s Love Story </li></ul>
  6. 7. <ul><li>He featured on the BBC at the age of nine due to his piano-playing histrionics, and is today the fastest piano player in the world. With albums like Abstract, Ecstasy, Raag Time, Live in Karachi and Sargam he is one of the most popular Pakistani artists. Who? </li></ul>
  7. 8. <ul><li>Adnan Sami </li></ul>
  8. 9. <ul><li>At the age of 14, he was sent to Rugby School in England. He continued his studies at King’s College, Cambridge where he read history. After graduating in 1968, he worked for the Pakistani TV industry. From 1971 to 1981, he worked intermittently as a freelance advertising copywriter for Ogilvy and Mather. </li></ul><ul><li>Identify him. </li></ul>
  9. 10. <ul><li>Salman Rushdie </li></ul>
  10. 11. <ul><li>In his book &quot;The World Is Flat&quot; Thomas L. Friedman says that the two biggest threats to America are Al-Qaeda and what? </li></ul>
  11. 12. <ul><li>Infosys </li></ul>
  12. 13. <ul><li>Sant Totapuri once stood on the banks of the Hooghly with Ramakrishna Paramhansa and lamented the state of the world. He then said something on the occasion which became quite well-known and shares its name with a popular Raj Kapoor film made in 1985. What did he say? </li></ul>
  13. 14. <ul><li>Ram Teri Ganga Maili </li></ul>
  14. 15. <ul><li>This movement begun as Jasmeen Patheja's personal reaction to street sexual harassment started out as a student project at Srishti School of Art Design and Technology in Bangalore and has since spread out to other cities in India . The movement also created raised a storm in blogdom. Name the movement. </li></ul>
  15. 16. <ul><li>The Blank Noise Project </li></ul>
  16. 17. <ul><li>Tagline: ‘007 is his IQ’. </li></ul><ul><li>Which movie ? </li></ul>
  17. 18. <ul><li>Mr. Bean </li></ul>
  18. 19. <ul><li>He is considered to be one of the early proponents of a scientific approach to agriculture. He helped transform agricultural practices by inventing or improving numerous implements, the most notable being the seed drill, which he invented in 1701. He advocated using horses instead of oxen, invented a horse-drawn hoe for clearing weeds, and made changes to the design of the plough which are still visible in modern versions. Who ? </li></ul>
  19. 21. <ul><li>Jethro Tull </li></ul>
  20. 22. <ul><li>Though the French alphabet uses the same characters as English, their individual pronunciations are often different. So the letter R is pronounced with a distinct ‘ e ’ mixed with the ‘ r ’ . Also the letter ‘ g ’ sounds a lot like the letter ‘ j ’ in English. What is the significance? </li></ul><ul><li>Hint: World of books </li></ul>
  21. 23. <ul><li>This is how Georges Remi becomes “Herge” </li></ul>
  22. 25. <ul><li>Mark Felt – Deep Throat </li></ul><ul><li>1977 Linda Lovelace porno – Deep Throat </li></ul><ul><li>Gary Kasparov playing against Deep Blue who was named after the movie Deep Throat. </li></ul><ul><li>Deep Throat is the connect. </li></ul>
  23. 26. <ul><li>What is the geographical region in South East Sudan which is located South of the confluence of the Blue Nile and White Nile rivers which is the agricultural heartland of Sudan and location of the largest irrigation project undertaken by British empire in 1925 called? (The name is very popular and oft seen in reference to the Middle East). </li></ul>
  24. 27. <ul><li>Al Jazeerah </li></ul>
  25. 28. <ul><li>Orphaned at the age of six, her elegantly casual designs inspired fashionable women to abandon complicated, uncomfortable clothes and to adopt her now-classic innovations-i.e., jersey dresses and suits, bell-bottom trousers, bobbed hair, trench coats, turtleneck sweaters, costume jewellery, and the 'little black dress'. One of her very popular lines is, “My dear friends, there are no friends.” Who are we talking about? </li></ul>
  26. 29. <ul><li>Coco Chanel </li></ul>
  27. 30. <ul><li>Should be a sitter, who traveled along with Alberto Granado on the La Poderosa which means the “ Mighty One ” and what resulted because of it? </li></ul>
  28. 31. <ul><li>Che Guevara and the Motorcycle diaries. </li></ul>
  29. 32. <ul><li>What do Americans (only Americans, not Europeans or Indians) call 14th March 1916? </li></ul>
  30. 33. <ul><li>14 th March 1916 -> 3-14-16 </li></ul><ul><li>3.1416 – Pi Day </li></ul>
  31. 34. <ul><li>X   -“I am enclosing two tickets to the first night of my new play; bring a friend... if you have one.” </li></ul><ul><li>Y  -“Cannot possibly attend first night; will attend second, if there is one.” </li></ul><ul><li>X- He is the only person to have been awarded both the Nobel Prize for Literature (1925) and an Oscar (1938) Y- A noted statesman and orator, Y was also an officer in the British Army, a historian, a Nobel Prize-winning writer, and an artist. </li></ul>
  32. 35. <ul><li>X – George Bernard Shaw </li></ul><ul><li>Y- Winston Churchill </li></ul>
  33. 36. <ul><li>This a novel written by the British author Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley. Shelley started writing it when she was 18 and finished when she was 19. The first edition was published anonymously in London in 1818.The title refers to a scientist, who learns how to create life and creates a being in the likeness of man, but larger than average and more. The story has had an influence across literature and popular culture and spawned a complete genre of horror stories and films. It is often considered the first fully realized science fiction novel due to its pointed, if gruesome, focus on artificial intelligence. </li></ul><ul><li>Which novel ? </li></ul>
  34. 37. <ul><li>Frankenstein </li></ul>
  35. 38. <ul><li>Which book begins thus- “Once upon a time there was a piece of wood&quot; ? </li></ul>
  36. 39. <ul><li>Pinocchio </li></ul>
  37. 40. <ul><li>In the fall of 1979,the school children of Islington Green in London officially went on a one day study tour to a nearby recording studio? What did they do? </li></ul>
  38. 41. <ul><li>They sang the chorus for “We don’t need no education” by Pink Floyd </li></ul>
  39. 42. <ul><li>Godiva was married to Earl Leofric of Mercia, one of the four all-powerful lords that ruled England. He tyrannised the church, and mercilessly squeezed an oppressive tax from the people. Godiva begged her husband to change his ways, the earl replied that first she would have to ride naked through the streets of Coventry on market day. Godiva sent messengers around the town instructing everyone to remain indoors and shutter their windows on the allotted day. A tailor called Tom was supposed to be the only person to see Lady Godiva ride naked through Coventry in the 11th century. What term does this story give rise to ? </li></ul>
  40. 43. <ul><li>A tailor called Tom was supposed to be the only person to see Lady Godiva ride naked through Coventry in the 11th century. -- Peeping Tom </li></ul>
  41. 44. <ul><li>Founder of Qualified Learning Systems Inc. USA, he is an educator, a business consultant, a successful entrepreneur and a much sought after speaker, but he is most famous for his books. Whom are we talking about? </li></ul>
  42. 45. <ul><li>Shiv Khera </li></ul>
  43. 46. <ul><li>Connect an exotic South American dance, a file access/sharing protocol (typically used to share files on Windows for Unix clients) and the dialogue &quot;poore pachaas hazaar&quot; from the film Sholay? (one word answer) </li></ul>
  44. 47. <ul><li>Samba </li></ul>
  45. 48. <ul><li>Copperhead </li></ul><ul><li>California Mountain Snake </li></ul><ul><li>Cottonmouth </li></ul><ul><li>Sidewinder </li></ul><ul><li>Black Mamba </li></ul><ul><li>Snake Charmer </li></ul><ul><li>Characters in order of appearance in which movie, that begins at a church in El Paso, Texas? </li></ul>
  46. 49. <ul><li>Kill Bill </li></ul>
  47. 50. <ul><li>Name: Anthony Marcus Shalhoub </li></ul><ul><li>TV series starred in: Wings, one episode each of X-Files, Frasier, Stark Raving Mad, Ally McBeal </li></ul><ul><li>Films: Spy Kids I, II & III, Cars, Carless, Honeymoon in Vegas, Gattaca etc </li></ul><ul><li>Most Famous TV Series and role: ______ </li></ul>
  48. 51. <ul><li>Monk </li></ul>
  49. 53. <ul><li>Absolut Psycho </li></ul>