Sardar Patel Quiz Club Today’s quiz is prepared by Ganapati K.R. Deepak Mohan Heston D’Souza
Questions 1 to 24: Infinite rebound 4 points for the correct answer
1.  X was awarded the Nobel Prize for Chemistry in 1908. His/her image is printed on the $100 bill of New Zealand, the cou...
1.  X was awarded the Nobel Prize for Chemistry in 1908. His/her image is printed on the $100 bill of New Zealand, the cou...
2.  Name the monument which is a granite sculpture by Gutzon Borglum covering 1278.45 acres and 5725 feet above sea level.
2.  Name the monument which is a granite sculpture by Gutzon Borglum covering 1278.45 acres and 5725 feet above sea level....
3. Everest - 9.30% K2 - 26.77%  Nanga Parbat - 28.24% Annapurna - 40% What do these statistics convey?
3.  Everest - 9.30% K2 - 26.77%  Nanga Parbat - 28.24% Annapurna - 40% What do these statistics convey? Death rate of clim...
4.  What is a section of a city, especially a thickly populated slum area, inhabited predominantly by members of an ethnic...
4.  What is a section of a city, especially a thickly populated slum area, inhabited predominantly by members of an ethnic...
<ul><li>5.  </li></ul><ul><li>Saat Hindustani - Anwar Ali </li></ul><ul><li>Bhuvan Shome – Commentator </li></ul><ul><li>P...
<ul><li>5.  </li></ul><ul><li>Saat Hindustani - Anwar Ali </li></ul><ul><li>Bhuvan Shome – Commentator </li></ul><ul><li>P...
6.  This picture is of a HeroRAT in Tanzania.  Why are they called so?
6. heroRATs can sniff out landmines and TB in sputum samples
7.  610mm  762mm  1 metre 1435mm  1676mm What are these distances?
7.  610mm  762mm  1 metre  1435mm  1676mm What are these distances? Indian Rail gauges
8.  A flower was discovered in the Indonesian rain forest by an Indonesian guide working for Dr. Joseph Arnold in 1818.  I...
8.  A flower was discovered in the Indonesian rain forest by an Indonesian guide working for Dr. Joseph Arnold in 1818.  I...
<ul><li>9.  The emblem on the Flag of Mozambique consists of the four following elements. </li></ul><ul><li>Yellow star si...
<ul><li>9.  The emblem on the Flag of Mozambique consists of the four following elements. </li></ul><ul><li>Yellow star si...
10.  A theory as to the origin of this toy is that it comes from the 13th century English prelate Sir John Schorne, who is...
10.  A theory as to the origin of this toy is that it comes from the 13th century English prelate Sir John Schorne, who is...
11.  Identify the Roman figure, whose statue is shown in the picture.
11.  Hercules
<ul><li>12.  She was the first woman to appear on a US stamp. She appears in the Spanish court scene replicated on the 15-...
<ul><li>12.  She was the first woman to appear on a US stamp. She appears in the Spanish court scene replicated on the 15-...
13.  Between the 19th century and the early 20th century, which metropolis was formed by joining the Salsette islands?
13.  Between the 19th century and the early 20th century, which metropolis was formed by joining the Salsette islands? Mum...
14.  Which event does this Amul ad commemorate and what does the punch-line imply?
14. The Moscow Olympics The USA (among 62 other countries) pulling out of participation
<ul><li>15.  ________  refers to the creation of exclusive clothing. It is made to order for a specific customer and is us...
<ul><li>15.  ________  refers to the creation of exclusive clothing. It is made to order for a specific customer and is us...
<ul><li>16.  X is the name of the Goddess of Volcano in the Hawaiian culture. X is also the name of a footballer who has t...
<ul><li>16.  X is the name of the Goddess of Volcano in the Hawaiian culture. X is also the name of a footballer who has t...
<ul><li>17.  She is the only woman to be addressed by her own name in the Qu'ran (others being addressed through their hus...
<ul><li>17.  She is the only woman to be addressed by her own name in the Qu'ran (others being addressed through their hus...
<ul><li>18.  X derives its name from its function of preventing the phosphors in the cathode ray tube from disfiguration d...
<ul><li>18.  X derives its name from its function of preventing the phosphors in the cathode ray tube from disfiguration d...
<ul><li>19.  X, a one-time heavyweight boxing champion and soldier, rose through the ranks to become lieutenant in the Bri...
<ul><li>19.  X, a one-time heavyweight boxing champion and soldier, rose through the ranks to become lieutenant in the Bri...
<ul><li>20.  On which international symbol does the Wand of Hermes feature? </li></ul>
<ul><li>20.  On which international symbol does the Wand of Hermes feature? </li></ul><ul><li>The symbol of Caduceus </li>...
<ul><li>21.  “When I first showed up in New York, I showed up with a bunch of comics, a bunch of samples, of guys in trenc...
<ul><li>21.  “When I first showed up in New York, I showed up with a bunch of comics, a bunch of samples, of guys in trenc...
<ul><li>22.  Fill in the blanks and connect: </li></ul><ul><li>1. Sean Astin </li></ul><ul><li>2. Dominic Monaghan </li></...
<ul><li>22.  Fill in the blanks and connect: </li></ul><ul><li>1. Sean Astin </li></ul><ul><li>2. Dominic Monaghan </li></...
23. Connect the following: Liechenstien Andorra San marino Monaco Vatican city
23. Connect the following: Liechenstien Andorra San marino Monaco Vatican city The only 5 countries without an airport
<ul><li>24.  X’s initial appearance in a live action film's title sequence was such a success with audiences and United Ar...
<ul><li>24.  X’s initial appearance in a live action film's title sequence was such a success with audiences and United Ar...
Identify the following and connect 4 points per question 16/ (-8) points for connection within the first 3 questions 8/(-4...
<ul><li>a.  Fill in both blanks with the same word </li></ul><ul><li>_______  _______ Fly away home. Your house is on fire...
b.  Identify the event
<ul><li>c.  Name the following </li></ul>
<ul><li>d.  X, a popular game in South Asia, was played by the British Army for fun, to keep fit and as an enticement to r...
<ul><li>e.  X is a cartoon character created by Joanna Ferrone and Sue Rose. Rose first developed the character in 1985 on...
<ul><li>f.  Identify the movie </li></ul>
<ul><li>g.  When Sneezy, Sleepy, Dopey, Doc, Happy, Bashful and Grumpy returned home, whom did they find asleep in their h...
<ul><li>25.  </li></ul><ul><li>Airport type: Military </li></ul><ul><li>Operator: United States Air Force </li></ul><ul><l...
<ul><li>25.  </li></ul><ul><li>Airport type: Military </li></ul><ul><li>Operator: United States Air Force </li></ul><ul><l...
<ul><li>26.  The Kingdom of _______ comprises an archipelago of 171 islands, 48 of them inhabited, stretching over 800 km ...
<ul><li>26.  The Kingdom of _______ comprises an archipelago of 171 islands, 48 of them inhabited, stretching over 800 km ...
<ul><li>27.  The founder got the idea for this confection in the 1930s during the Spanish Civil War when he saw soldiers e...
<ul><li>27.  The founder got the idea for this confection in the 1930s during the Spanish Civil War when he saw soldiers e...
<ul><li>28.  ________  _________ is a 1987 romance film written by Eleanor Bergstein and directed by Emile Ardolino, Origi...
<ul><li>28.  ________  _________ is a 1987 romance film written by Eleanor Bergstein and directed by Emile Ardolino, Origi...
<ul><li>29.  This company was established on Dec 1 1914 at Bologna. The company’s headquarters are now in Modena and the e...
<ul><li>29.  This company was established on Dec 1 1914 at Bologna. The company’s headquarters are now in Modena and the e...
<ul><li>30.  The term X originally referred to the inscriptions, figure drawings etc, found on the walls of ancient sepulc...
<ul><li>30.  The term X originally referred to the inscriptions, figure drawings etc, found on the walls of ancient sepulc...
<ul><li>31. Identify the logo </li></ul>
<ul><li>Priory of Sion </li></ul>
<ul><li>32. X is historically described as a distilled, highly alcoholic beverage. It originated in the canton of Neuchâte...
<ul><li>X is historically described as a distilled, highly alcoholic beverage. It originated in the canton of Neuchâtel in...
<ul><li>33. On May 26, 1998, _______ achieved his childhood dream, and a Guinness World Record, as the youngest Briton, at...
<ul><li>On May 26, 1998, _______ achieved his childhood dream, and a Guinness World Record, as the youngest Briton, at 23,...
<ul><li>34. ________ was associated with a coarse undyed calico fabric produced and sold near Dongari Killa (Fort George) ...
<ul><li>________ was associated with a coarse undyed calico fabric produced and sold near Dongari Killa (Fort George) in B...
<ul><li>35. The original product was marketed in 1979 as the _________ in Japan, the Soundabout in many other countries in...
<ul><li>The original product was marketed in 1979 as the _________ in Japan, the Soundabout in many other countries includ...
<ul><li>36. Identify the logo </li></ul>
<ul><li>Segway </li></ul>
<ul><li>37. On August 1, 1981, at 12:01 am ___________ launched with the words &quot;Ladies and gentlemen, rock and roll&q...
<ul><li>On August 1, 1981, at 12:01 am ___________ launched with the words &quot;Ladies and gentlemen, rock and roll&quot;...
<ul><li>38. X, a famous writer was part author and writer of 15 plays and of 250 lyrics for some 30 musical comedies. In 1...
<ul><li>X, a famous writer was part author and writer of 15 plays and of 250 lyrics for some 30 musical comedies. In 1934,...
<ul><li>39. Identify the picture and explain its significance </li></ul>
<ul><li>The first international football match ever - played between Scotland and England </li></ul>
<ul><li>40. X is a cabaret built in 1889 by Joseph Oller. It is known as the spiritual birthplace of the modern form of th...
<ul><li>X is a cabaret built in 1889 by Joseph Oller. It is known as the spiritual birthplace of the modern form of the ca...
<ul><li>41. X is an acclaimed 1982 epistolary novel by American author Alice Walker. It received the 1983 Pulitzer Prize f...
<ul><li>X is an acclaimed 1982 epistolary novel by American author Alice Walker. It received the 1983 Pulitzer Prize for F...
<ul><li>42. Identify this country: </li></ul><ul><li>Flag </li></ul><ul><li>Type of Government: Totalitarian Dictatorship ...
<ul><li>The Republic of Borduria – Tintin Comics </li></ul><ul><li>Flag </li></ul><ul><li>Type of Government: Totalitarian...
<ul><li>43. An ancient treatise, the book was first translated into the French language in 1782 by French Jesuit Jean Jose...
<ul><li>An ancient treatise, the book was first translated into the French language in 1782 by French Jesuit Jean Joseph M...
<ul><li>44. Identify the country </li></ul>
<ul><li>Cambodia </li></ul>
<ul><li>45. The moon is a bit lopsided. The earth’s gravitational force on the moon is much stronger than the moon’s tide-...
<ul><li>The moon is a bit lopsided. The earth’s gravitational force on the moon is much stronger than the moon’s tide-prod...
<ul><li>46. X is a polar bear who was born on born 5 December, 2006 in captivity at the Y city zoo. Rejected by his mother...
<ul><li>X is a polar bear who was born on born 5 December, 2006 in captivity at the Y city zoo. Rejected by his mother at ...
<ul><li>47. Identify the company </li></ul>
<ul><li>Boeing </li></ul>
<ul><li>48. Well before dawn on August 2, 1943, 26 year old Lt. ___________ and his crew on PT 109 were astonished to see ...
<ul><li>Well before dawn on August 2, 1943, 26 year old Lt. ___________ and his crew on PT 109 were astonished to see a ma...
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  1. 1. Sardar Patel Quiz Club Today’s quiz is prepared by Ganapati K.R. Deepak Mohan Heston D’Souza
  2. 2. Questions 1 to 24: Infinite rebound 4 points for the correct answer
  3. 3. 1. X was awarded the Nobel Prize for Chemistry in 1908. His/her image is printed on the $100 bill of New Zealand, the country in which (s)he was born besides having craters on the Moon and Mars named after him/her. Who is X
  4. 4. 1. X was awarded the Nobel Prize for Chemistry in 1908. His/her image is printed on the $100 bill of New Zealand, the country in which (s)he was born besides having craters on the Moon and Mars named after him/her. Who is X Ernest Rutherford
  5. 5. 2. Name the monument which is a granite sculpture by Gutzon Borglum covering 1278.45 acres and 5725 feet above sea level.
  6. 6. 2. Name the monument which is a granite sculpture by Gutzon Borglum covering 1278.45 acres and 5725 feet above sea level. Mount Rushmore
  7. 7. 3. Everest - 9.30% K2 - 26.77% Nanga Parbat - 28.24% Annapurna - 40% What do these statistics convey?
  8. 8. 3. Everest - 9.30% K2 - 26.77% Nanga Parbat - 28.24% Annapurna - 40% What do these statistics convey? Death rate of climbers
  9. 9. 4. What is a section of a city, especially a thickly populated slum area, inhabited predominantly by members of an ethnic or other minority group, often as a result of social or economic restrictions, pressures, or hardships called?
  10. 10. 4. What is a section of a city, especially a thickly populated slum area, inhabited predominantly by members of an ethnic or other minority group, often as a result of social or economic restrictions, pressures, or hardships called? Ghetto
  11. 11. <ul><li>5. </li></ul><ul><li>Saat Hindustani - Anwar Ali </li></ul><ul><li>Bhuvan Shome – Commentator </li></ul><ul><li>Parwaana - Kumar Sen </li></ul><ul><li>Anand - Dr. Bhaskar Bannerjee </li></ul><ul><li>Reshma Aur Shera – Chotu </li></ul><ul><li>What does the above list signify? </li></ul>
  12. 12. <ul><li>5. </li></ul><ul><li>Saat Hindustani - Anwar Ali </li></ul><ul><li>Bhuvan Shome – Commentator </li></ul><ul><li>Parwaana - Kumar Sen </li></ul><ul><li>Anand - Dr. Bhaskar Bannerjee </li></ul><ul><li>Reshma Aur Shera – Chotu </li></ul><ul><li>What does the above list signify? </li></ul><ul><li>Movies featuring Amitabh Bachchan and his characters in them </li></ul>
  13. 13. 6. This picture is of a HeroRAT in Tanzania. Why are they called so?
  14. 14. 6. heroRATs can sniff out landmines and TB in sputum samples
  15. 15. 7. 610mm 762mm 1 metre 1435mm 1676mm What are these distances?
  16. 16. 7. 610mm 762mm 1 metre 1435mm 1676mm What are these distances? Indian Rail gauges
  17. 17. 8. A flower was discovered in the Indonesian rain forest by an Indonesian guide working for Dr. Joseph Arnold in 1818. It smells like rotten flesh to attract insects like carrion flies to spread their pollen. It hence derives its local names which translates into &quot;meat flower&quot; or &quot;corpse flower&quot;. Name the flower.
  18. 18. 8. A flower was discovered in the Indonesian rain forest by an Indonesian guide working for Dr. Joseph Arnold in 1818. It smells like rotten flesh to attract insects like carrion flies to spread their pollen. It hence derives its local names which translates into &quot;meat flower&quot; or &quot;corpse flower&quot;. Name the flower. Rafflesia
  19. 19. <ul><li>9. The emblem on the Flag of Mozambique consists of the four following elements. </li></ul><ul><li>Yellow star signifying the solidarity of the people and the socialistic beliefs of the country </li></ul><ul><li>Book signifying Education </li></ul><ul><li>Hoe signifying peasants and agriculture </li></ul><ul><li>_______ signifying the nation’s determination to protect its freedom. </li></ul>
  20. 20. <ul><li>9. The emblem on the Flag of Mozambique consists of the four following elements. </li></ul><ul><li>Yellow star signifying the solidarity of the people and the socialistic beliefs of the country </li></ul><ul><li>Book signifying Education </li></ul><ul><li>Hoe signifying peasants and agriculture </li></ul><ul><li>_______ signifying the nation’s determination to protect its freedom. </li></ul><ul><li>AK 47 rifle </li></ul>
  21. 21. 10. A theory as to the origin of this toy is that it comes from the 13th century English prelate Sir John Schorne, who is often pictured holding a boot with a devil in it. According to folklore, he once cast the devil into a boot to protect the village of North Marston in Buckinghamshire. Which toy is it?
  22. 22. 10. A theory as to the origin of this toy is that it comes from the 13th century English prelate Sir John Schorne, who is often pictured holding a boot with a devil in it. According to folklore, he once cast the devil into a boot to protect the village of North Marston in Buckinghamshire. Which toy is it? Jack in the box
  23. 23. 11. Identify the Roman figure, whose statue is shown in the picture.
  24. 24. 11. Hercules
  25. 25. <ul><li>12. She was the first woman to appear on a US stamp. She appears in the Spanish court scene replicated on the 15-cent Columbian, on the $ 1 issue, and in full portrait, side by side with Columbus, on the $4 Columbian, the only stamp of that denomination ever issued. Mint specimens of this commemorative have been sold for more than $20,000. In 1893 she was also the first woman to appear on a US coin, a commemorative quarter celebrating the 400th anniversary of Columbus’ first voyage. </li></ul>
  26. 26. <ul><li>12. She was the first woman to appear on a US stamp. She appears in the Spanish court scene replicated on the 15-cent Columbian, on the $ 1 issue, and in full portrait, side by side with Columbus, on the $4 Columbian, the only stamp of that denomination ever issued. Mint specimens of this commemorative have been sold for more than $20,000. In 1893 she was also the first woman to appear on a US coin, a commemorative quarter celebrating the 400th anniversary of Columbus’ first voyage. </li></ul><ul><li>Queen Isabella Of Spain </li></ul>
  27. 27. 13. Between the 19th century and the early 20th century, which metropolis was formed by joining the Salsette islands?
  28. 28. 13. Between the 19th century and the early 20th century, which metropolis was formed by joining the Salsette islands? Mumbai
  29. 29. 14. Which event does this Amul ad commemorate and what does the punch-line imply?
  30. 30. 14. The Moscow Olympics The USA (among 62 other countries) pulling out of participation
  31. 31. <ul><li>15. ________ refers to the creation of exclusive clothing. It is made to order for a specific customer and is usually made from high-quality, expensive fabric, sewn with extreme attention to detail and finish, often using time consuming, hand-executed techniques. </li></ul>
  32. 32. <ul><li>15. ________ refers to the creation of exclusive clothing. It is made to order for a specific customer and is usually made from high-quality, expensive fabric, sewn with extreme attention to detail and finish, often using time consuming, hand-executed techniques. </li></ul><ul><li>Haute Couture </li></ul>
  33. 33. <ul><li>16. X is the name of the Goddess of Volcano in the Hawaiian culture. X is also the name of a footballer who has thrice been a part of the world cup winning team. Identify X. </li></ul>
  34. 34. <ul><li>16. X is the name of the Goddess of Volcano in the Hawaiian culture. X is also the name of a footballer who has thrice been a part of the world cup winning team. Identify X. </li></ul><ul><li>Pele </li></ul>
  35. 35. <ul><li>17. She is the only woman to be addressed by her own name in the Qu'ran (others being addressed through their husbands or communities), to have a complete chapter dedicated to her and also to be mentioned the maximum number of times - 34 in all. The meaning of her name in her native language has been much disputed, ranging from 'beloved' to 'sea of bitterness'. </li></ul>
  36. 36. <ul><li>17. She is the only woman to be addressed by her own name in the Qu'ran (others being addressed through their husbands or communities), to have a complete chapter dedicated to her and also to be mentioned the maximum number of times - 34 in all. The meaning of her name in her native language has been much disputed, ranging from 'beloved' to 'sea of bitterness'. </li></ul><ul><li>Bibi Maryam (Mary, the mother of Jesus Christ) </li></ul>
  37. 37. <ul><li>18. X derives its name from its function of preventing the phosphors in the cathode ray tube from disfiguration due to inactivity. It relies mainly on animation and even though not necessary due to advancement in technology, it has become a common feature of all operating systems as a way to maintain privacy. </li></ul>
  38. 38. <ul><li>18. X derives its name from its function of preventing the phosphors in the cathode ray tube from disfiguration due to inactivity. It relies mainly on animation and even though not necessary due to advancement in technology, it has become a common feature of all operating systems as a way to maintain privacy. </li></ul><ul><li>Screensavers </li></ul>
  39. 39. <ul><li>19. X, a one-time heavyweight boxing champion and soldier, rose through the ranks to become lieutenant in the British army. He became chief of staff of Y's army (a country) and air force in 1966. In 1971 he staged a coup, declaring himself as 'His Excellency President for Life, Field Marshal X' and head of the armed forces. His behaviour become more bizarre, reported to having sent The Queen a telex which read: &quot;Dear Liz, if you want to know a real man, come to Kampala.&quot; besides keeping body parts in his refrigerator. Identify X and Y </li></ul>
  40. 40. <ul><li>19. X, a one-time heavyweight boxing champion and soldier, rose through the ranks to become lieutenant in the British army. He became chief of staff of Y's army (a country) and air force in 1966. In 1971 he staged a coup, declaring himself as 'His Excellency President for Life, Field Marshal X' and head of the armed forces. His behaviour become more bizarre, reported to having sent The Queen a telex which read: &quot;Dear Liz, if you want to know a real man, come to Kampala.&quot; besides keeping body parts in his refrigerator. Identify X and Y </li></ul><ul><li>Idi Amin, Uganda </li></ul>
  41. 41. <ul><li>20. On which international symbol does the Wand of Hermes feature? </li></ul>
  42. 42. <ul><li>20. On which international symbol does the Wand of Hermes feature? </li></ul><ul><li>The symbol of Caduceus </li></ul>
  43. 43. <ul><li>21. “When I first showed up in New York, I showed up with a bunch of comics, a bunch of samples, of guys in trench coats and old cars and such. And [comics editors] said, 'Where are the guys in tights?' And I had to learn how to do it. But as soon as a title came along, when Gene Colan left Daredevil, I realized it was my secret in to do crime comics with a superhero in them. And so I lobbied for the title and got it&quot;. Identify this famous cartoonist </li></ul>
  44. 44. <ul><li>21. “When I first showed up in New York, I showed up with a bunch of comics, a bunch of samples, of guys in trench coats and old cars and such. And [comics editors] said, 'Where are the guys in tights?' And I had to learn how to do it. But as soon as a title came along, when Gene Colan left Daredevil, I realized it was my secret in to do crime comics with a superhero in them. And so I lobbied for the title and got it&quot;. Identify this famous cartoonist </li></ul><ul><li>Frank Miller </li></ul>
  45. 45. <ul><li>22. Fill in the blanks and connect: </li></ul><ul><li>1. Sean Astin </li></ul><ul><li>2. Dominic Monaghan </li></ul><ul><li>3. Billy Boyd </li></ul><ul><li>4. Sean Bean </li></ul><ul><li>5. John Rhys-Davies </li></ul><ul><li>6. Viggo Mortensen </li></ul><ul><li>7. _____________ </li></ul><ul><li>8. _____________ </li></ul><ul><li>9. _____________ </li></ul>
  46. 46. <ul><li>22. Fill in the blanks and connect: </li></ul><ul><li>1. Sean Astin </li></ul><ul><li>2. Dominic Monaghan </li></ul><ul><li>3. Billy Boyd </li></ul><ul><li>4. Sean Bean </li></ul><ul><li>5. John Rhys-Davies </li></ul><ul><li>6. Viggo Mortensen </li></ul><ul><li>7. Sir Ian McKellen </li></ul><ul><li>8. Elijah Wood </li></ul><ul><li>9. Orlando Bloom </li></ul><ul><li>Actors of the Fellowship of the Ring members </li></ul>
  47. 47. 23. Connect the following: Liechenstien Andorra San marino Monaco Vatican city
  48. 48. 23. Connect the following: Liechenstien Andorra San marino Monaco Vatican city The only 5 countries without an airport
  49. 49. <ul><li>24. X’s initial appearance in a live action film's title sequence was such a success with audiences and United Artists that the studio signed Freleng (director) to a multi-year contract for a series of theatrical cartoon shorts. The first in the series featured X harassing his foil, a little white moustached man. It won the 1964 Academy Award for Animated Short Film. All of the animated shorts utilized the distinctive jazzy theme music composed by Henry Mancini for the 1963 feature film. Identify X </li></ul>
  50. 50. <ul><li>24. X’s initial appearance in a live action film's title sequence was such a success with audiences and United Artists that the studio signed Freleng (director) to a multi-year contract for a series of theatrical cartoon shorts. The first in the series featured X harassing his foil, a little white moustached man. It won the 1964 Academy Award for Animated Short Film. All of the animated shorts utilized the distinctive jazzy theme music composed by Henry Mancini for the 1963 feature film. Identify X </li></ul><ul><li>Pink Panther </li></ul>
  51. 51. Identify the following and connect 4 points per question 16/ (-8) points for connection within the first 3 questions 8/(-4) points for connection beyond that
  52. 52. <ul><li>a. Fill in both blanks with the same word </li></ul><ul><li>_______ _______ Fly away home. Your house is on fire. And your children all gone. </li></ul><ul><li>All except one, And that's little Ann, For she crept under The frying pan. </li></ul>
  53. 53. b. Identify the event
  54. 54. <ul><li>c. Name the following </li></ul>
  55. 55. <ul><li>d. X, a popular game in South Asia, was played by the British Army for fun, to keep fit and as an enticement to recruit soldiers from the British Asian community in India. Two teams occupy opposite halves of a field and take turns sending a &quot;raider&quot; into the other half, in order to win points by tagging or wrestling members of the opposing team. Identify the sport. </li></ul>
  56. 56. <ul><li>e. X is a cartoon character created by Joanna Ferrone and Sue Rose. Rose first developed the character in 1985 on a napkin in a restaurant. The character did not receive much attention or popularity until the early 1990s on numerous products, particularly stationary. Later, he was replaced with Cool Spot as the brand mascot. </li></ul>
  57. 57. <ul><li>f. Identify the movie </li></ul>
  58. 58. <ul><li>g. When Sneezy, Sleepy, Dopey, Doc, Happy, Bashful and Grumpy returned home, whom did they find asleep in their house? </li></ul>
  59. 59. <ul><li>25. </li></ul><ul><li>Airport type: Military </li></ul><ul><li>Operator: United States Air Force </li></ul><ul><li>Location: Southern Nevada, United States </li></ul><ul><li>Elevation AMSL 4462 ft / 1360 m </li></ul><ul><li>Coordinates 37°14’06”N, 115°48”40”W </li></ul><ul><li>Alternate names: Dreamland, Paradise Ranch, Home Base, Watertown Strip, Groom Lake and most recently Homey Airport. </li></ul><ul><li>Identify the subject. </li></ul>
  60. 60. <ul><li>25. </li></ul><ul><li>Airport type: Military </li></ul><ul><li>Operator: United States Air Force </li></ul><ul><li>Location: Southern Nevada, United States </li></ul><ul><li>Elevation AMSL 4462 ft / 1360 m </li></ul><ul><li>Coordinates 37°14’06”N, 115°48”40”W </li></ul><ul><li>Alternate names: Dreamland, Paradise Ranch, Home Base, Watertown Strip, Groom Lake and most recently Homey Airport. </li></ul><ul><li>Identify the subject. </li></ul><ul><li>Area 51 </li></ul>
  61. 61. <ul><li>26. The Kingdom of _______ comprises an archipelago of 171 islands, 48 of them inhabited, stretching over 800 km in a north-south line. It lies south of Samoa and is the only sovereign monarchy to have avoided formal colonization among the island nations of the Pacific Ocean. Also known as the Friendly Islands because of the friendly reception accorded to Captain Cook on his first visit - he happened to arrive at the time of the 'inasi' festival, yearly donation of the first fruits to the the islands' paramount chief. In reality the chiefs had wanted to kill Cook during the gathering, but had been unable to agree on a plan. Identify X. </li></ul>
  62. 62. <ul><li>26. The Kingdom of _______ comprises an archipelago of 171 islands, 48 of them inhabited, stretching over 800 km in a north-south line. It lies south of Samoa and is the only sovereign monarchy to have avoided formal colonization among the island nations of the Pacific Ocean. Also known as the Friendly Islands because of the friendly reception accorded to Captain Cook on his first visit - he happened to arrive at the time of the 'inasi' festival, yearly donation of the first fruits to the the islands' paramount chief. In reality the chiefs had wanted to kill Cook during the gathering, but had been unable to agree on a plan. Identify X. </li></ul><ul><li>Tonga </li></ul>
  63. 63. <ul><li>27. The founder got the idea for this confection in the 1930s during the Spanish Civil War when he saw soldiers eating chocolate pellets with a hard shell surrounding the inside, preventing them from melting. He received a patent for his own process started in 1941. The arrangement allowed the candies to be made with Hershey chocolate which had control of the rationed chocolate. When operations were started, they were made in seven different colours: Blue, Brown, Yellow, Orange, Red, Green and Violet. Identify the confection. </li></ul>
  64. 64. <ul><li>27. The founder got the idea for this confection in the 1930s during the Spanish Civil War when he saw soldiers eating chocolate pellets with a hard shell surrounding the inside, preventing them from melting. He received a patent for his own process started in 1941. The arrangement allowed the candies to be made with Hershey chocolate which had control of the rationed chocolate. When operations were started, they were made in seven different colours: Blue, Brown, Yellow, Orange, Red, Green and Violet. Identify the confection. </li></ul><ul><li>M&M’s </li></ul>
  65. 65. <ul><li>28. ________ _________ is a 1987 romance film written by Eleanor Bergstein and directed by Emile Ardolino, Originally a low-budget film by a new studio and with no major stars (at the time), it became a massive box office hit. As of 2007, it has earned $300 million worldwide. It was the first film to sell more than a million copies on home video, and the soundtrack generated two multi-platinum albums and multiple singles. The film spawned a 2004 prequel and a stage version which has had sellout performances, with plans to open on Broadway. </li></ul>
  66. 66. <ul><li>28. ________ _________ is a 1987 romance film written by Eleanor Bergstein and directed by Emile Ardolino, Originally a low-budget film by a new studio and with no major stars (at the time), it became a massive box office hit. As of 2007, it has earned $300 million worldwide. It was the first film to sell more than a million copies on home video, and the soundtrack generated two multi-platinum albums and multiple singles. The film spawned a 2004 prequel and a stage version which has had sellout performances, with plans to open on Broadway. </li></ul><ul><li>Dirty Dancing </li></ul>
  67. 67. <ul><li>29. This company was established on Dec 1 1914 at Bologna. The company’s headquarters are now in Modena and the emblem is a Trident. The famous Argentine racer Juan Micheal Fangio raced for this company and won the 1957 world championship. The company was owned by Citroen in 1968 but has been under FIAT ownership since 1993. </li></ul>
  68. 68. <ul><li>29. This company was established on Dec 1 1914 at Bologna. The company’s headquarters are now in Modena and the emblem is a Trident. The famous Argentine racer Juan Micheal Fangio raced for this company and won the 1957 world championship. The company was owned by Citroen in 1968 but has been under FIAT ownership since 1993. </li></ul><ul><li>Maserati </li></ul>
  69. 69. <ul><li>30. The term X originally referred to the inscriptions, figure drawings etc, found on the walls of ancient sepulchers or ruins as in the catacombs of Rome of Pompeii. The only known source of the Safiatic language, a form of proto Arabic is from X. The first known example of X survives in the ancient Greek city of Ephesus which has been declared by local guides as an advertisement for prostitution. What is it? </li></ul>
  70. 70. <ul><li>30. The term X originally referred to the inscriptions, figure drawings etc, found on the walls of ancient sepulchers or ruins as in the catacombs of Rome of Pompeii. The only known source of the Safiatic language, a form of proto Arabic is from X. The first known example of X survives in the ancient Greek city of Ephesus which has been declared by local guides as an advertisement for prostitution. What is it? </li></ul><ul><li>Graffiti </li></ul>
  71. 71. <ul><li>31. Identify the logo </li></ul>
  72. 72. <ul><li>Priory of Sion </li></ul>
  73. 73. <ul><li>32. X is historically described as a distilled, highly alcoholic beverage. It originated in the canton of Neuchâtel in Switzerland. An anise-flavored spirit derived from herbs including the &quot;grande wormwood&quot;, X traditionally has a natural green color, hence the name &quot;la fée verte&quot; (the Green Fairy) but can also be colorless. It achieved great popularity as an alcoholic drink in the 19th and 20th century France, particularly among Parisian artists and writers. Due in part to its association with bohemian culture, X was opposed by social conservatives and prohibitionists. </li></ul>
  74. 74. <ul><li>X is historically described as a distilled, highly alcoholic beverage. It originated in the canton of Neuchâtel in Switzerland. An anise-flavored spirit derived from herbs including the &quot;grande wormwood&quot;, X traditionally has a natural green color, hence the name &quot;la fée verte&quot; (the Green Fairy) but can also be colorless. It achieved great popularity as an alcoholic drink in the 19th and 20th century France, particularly among Parisian artists and writers. Due in part to its association with bohemian culture, X was opposed by social conservatives and prohibitionists. </li></ul><ul><li>Absinthe </li></ul>
  75. 75. <ul><li>33. On May 26, 1998, _______ achieved his childhood dream, and a Guinness World Record, as the youngest Briton, at 23, to summit Mount Everest, just eighteen months after breaking his back. However, James Allen, an Australian/British climber who ascended Everest in 1995 with an Australian team, but who has dual citizenship, beat him to the summit at age 22. To prepare for climbing at such high altitudes in the Himalayas, in 1997, ________ became the youngest Briton to climb Ama Dablam, a peak described by Sir Edmund Hillary as &quot;unclimbable&quot;. </li></ul>
  76. 76. <ul><li>On May 26, 1998, _______ achieved his childhood dream, and a Guinness World Record, as the youngest Briton, at 23, to summit Mount Everest, just eighteen months after breaking his back. However, James Allen, an Australian/British climber who ascended Everest in 1995 with an Australian team, but who has dual citizenship, beat him to the summit at age 22. To prepare for climbing at such high altitudes in the Himalayas, in 1997, ________ became the youngest Briton to climb Ama Dablam, a peak described by Sir Edmund Hillary as &quot;unclimbable&quot;. </li></ul><ul><li>Bear Grylls </li></ul>
  77. 77. <ul><li>34. ________ was associated with a coarse undyed calico fabric produced and sold near Dongari Killa (Fort George) in Bombay. The cloth was cheap and often poorly woven. As such, it was used by the poorer classes for clothing and by various natives as a sail cloth. Sailors often re-used old sails to make clothes. In time, the name of the cloth came to also mean an item of clothing made out of it. </li></ul>
  78. 78. <ul><li>________ was associated with a coarse undyed calico fabric produced and sold near Dongari Killa (Fort George) in Bombay. The cloth was cheap and often poorly woven. As such, it was used by the poorer classes for clothing and by various natives as a sail cloth. Sailors often re-used old sails to make clothes. In time, the name of the cloth came to also mean an item of clothing made out of it. </li></ul><ul><li>Dungarees </li></ul>
  79. 79. <ul><li>35. The original product was marketed in 1979 as the _________ in Japan, the Soundabout in many other countries including the US, Freestyle in Sweden and the Stowaway in the UK. The device was built in 1978 by audio division engineer Nobutoshi Kihara for the company co-chairman who wanted to be able to listen to operas during his frequent transpacific plane trips. He hated the name &quot;_______” and asked it to be changed, but a promotion campaign had already begun and it would have been too expensive. </li></ul>
  80. 80. <ul><li>The original product was marketed in 1979 as the _________ in Japan, the Soundabout in many other countries including the US, Freestyle in Sweden and the Stowaway in the UK. The device was built in 1978 by audio division engineer Nobutoshi Kihara for the company co-chairman who wanted to be able to listen to operas during his frequent transpacific plane trips. He hated the name &quot;_______” and asked it to be changed, but a promotion campaign had already begun and it would have been too expensive. </li></ul><ul><li>Walkman </li></ul>
  81. 81. <ul><li>36. Identify the logo </li></ul>
  82. 82. <ul><li>Segway </li></ul>
  83. 83. <ul><li>37. On August 1, 1981, at 12:01 am ___________ launched with the words &quot;Ladies and gentlemen, rock and roll&quot; spoken by John Lack. Those words were immediately followed by the original _______ theme song, a crunching guitar riff written by Jonathan Elias and John Petersen, playing over a montage of the Apollo 11 moon landing. The producers Alan Goodman and Fred Seibert used this public domain footage as a conceit, associating _______ with the most famous moment in world television history. </li></ul>
  84. 84. <ul><li>On August 1, 1981, at 12:01 am ___________ launched with the words &quot;Ladies and gentlemen, rock and roll&quot; spoken by John Lack. Those words were immediately followed by the original _______ theme song, a crunching guitar riff written by Jonathan Elias and John Petersen, playing over a montage of the Apollo 11 moon landing. The producers Alan Goodman and Fred Seibert used this public domain footage as a conceit, associating _______ with the most famous moment in world television history. </li></ul><ul><li>MTV </li></ul>
  85. 85. <ul><li>38. X, a famous writer was part author and writer of 15 plays and of 250 lyrics for some 30 musical comedies. In 1934, X took up residence in France, to avoid double taxation on earnings in Britain and the US. X was also profoundly uninterested in politics and world affairs. When World War II broke out in 1939 he remained at his seaside home in Le Touquet, France, instead of returning to England, apparently failing to recognise the seriousness of the conflict. He was subsequently taken prisoner by the Germans in 1940 and interned by them for a year, first in Belgium, then at Tost (now Tossek) in Upper Silesia (now in Poland). He is recorded as saying, &quot;If this is Upper Silesia, one wonders what Lower Silesia must be like..” Identify X. </li></ul>
  86. 86. <ul><li>X, a famous writer was part author and writer of 15 plays and of 250 lyrics for some 30 musical comedies. In 1934, X took up residence in France, to avoid double taxation on earnings in Britain and the US. X was also profoundly uninterested in politics and world affairs. When World War II broke out in 1939 he remained at his seaside home in Le Touquet, France, instead of returning to England, apparently failing to recognise the seriousness of the conflict. He was subsequently taken prisoner by the Germans in 1940 and interned by them for a year, first in Belgium, then at Tost (now Tossek) in Upper Silesia (now in Poland). He is recorded as saying, &quot;If this is Upper Silesia, one wonders what Lower Silesia must be like..” Identify X. </li></ul><ul><li>P.G. Wodehouse </li></ul>
  87. 87. <ul><li>39. Identify the picture and explain its significance </li></ul>
  88. 88. <ul><li>The first international football match ever - played between Scotland and England </li></ul>
  89. 89. <ul><li>40. X is a cabaret built in 1889 by Joseph Oller. It is known as the spiritual birthplace of the modern form of the can-can dance. Originally introduced as a seductive dance by the courtesans who operated from the site, the can-can dance review evolved into a form of entertainment of its own and led to the introduction of cabarets across Europe. X is also the subject of paintings by post-impressionist painter Toulouse-Lautrec and a 1952 film nominated for Academy Award for Best Picture. </li></ul>
  90. 90. <ul><li>X is a cabaret built in 1889 by Joseph Oller. It is known as the spiritual birthplace of the modern form of the can-can dance. Originally introduced as a seductive dance by the courtesans who operated from the site, the can-can dance review evolved into a form of entertainment of its own and led to the introduction of cabarets across Europe. X is also the subject of paintings by post-impressionist painter Toulouse-Lautrec and a 1952 film nominated for Academy Award for Best Picture. </li></ul><ul><li>Moulin Rouge </li></ul>
  91. 91. <ul><li>41. X is an acclaimed 1982 epistolary novel by American author Alice Walker. It received the 1983 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction and the American Book Award. It was later adapted into a film and musical. Taking place mostly in rural Georgia, the story focuses on female black life during the 1930s in the Southern United States, addressing numerous issues including their exceedingly low position in American social culture. Because of the novel's sometimes explicit content, particularly in terms of violence, it has been the frequent target of censors and appears on the American Library Association list of the 100 Most Frequently Challenged Books of 1990-2000. Name X. </li></ul>
  92. 92. <ul><li>X is an acclaimed 1982 epistolary novel by American author Alice Walker. It received the 1983 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction and the American Book Award. It was later adapted into a film and musical. Taking place mostly in rural Georgia, the story focuses on female black life during the 1930s in the Southern United States, addressing numerous issues including their exceedingly low position in American social culture. Because of the novel's sometimes explicit content, particularly in terms of violence, it has been the frequent target of censors and appears on the American Library Association list of the 100 Most Frequently Challenged Books of 1990-2000. Name X. </li></ul><ul><li>The Colour Purple </li></ul>
  93. 93. <ul><li>42. Identify this country: </li></ul><ul><li>Flag </li></ul><ul><li>Type of Government: Totalitarian Dictatorship </li></ul><ul><li>Capital : Szohôd </li></ul><ul><li>Head of State, Head of Government : Marshal Kûrvi-Tasch </li></ul>
  94. 94. <ul><li>The Republic of Borduria – Tintin Comics </li></ul><ul><li>Flag </li></ul><ul><li>Type of Government: Totalitarian Dictatorship </li></ul><ul><li>Capital : Szohôd </li></ul><ul><li>Head of State, Head of Government : Marshal Kûrvi-Tasch </li></ul>
  95. 95. <ul><li>43. An ancient treatise, the book was first translated into the French language in 1782 by French Jesuit Jean Joseph Marie Amiot, and into English by Sinologist Lionel Giles in 1910. It very likely influenced Napoleon, [1] and the planning of Operation Desert Storm.[2][3] Leaders as diverse as Mao Zedong, General Vo Nguyen Giap, Baron Antoine-Henri Jomini, and General Douglas MacArthur have claimed to have drawn inspiration from the work. IT has also been applied to business and managerial strategies. Identify this famous work. </li></ul>
  96. 96. <ul><li>An ancient treatise, the book was first translated into the French language in 1782 by French Jesuit Jean Joseph Marie Amiot, and into English by Sinologist Lionel Giles in 1910. It very likely influenced Napoleon, [1] and the planning of Operation Desert Storm.[2][3] Leaders as diverse as Mao Zedong, General Vo Nguyen Giap, Baron Antoine-Henri Jomini, and General Douglas MacArthur have claimed to have drawn inspiration from the work. IT has also been applied to business and managerial strategies. Identify this famous work. </li></ul><ul><li>The Art of War </li></ul>
  97. 97. <ul><li>44. Identify the country </li></ul>
  98. 98. <ul><li>Cambodia </li></ul>
  99. 99. <ul><li>45. The moon is a bit lopsided. The earth’s gravitational force on the moon is much stronger than the moon’s tide-producing pull on the earth. Over eons, the earth’s gravity caused the moon’s centre of mass to bulge, so that the moon became slightly egg-shaped, with one side heavier than the other. The earth pulled more strongly on the heavier side and gradually the moon’s rotation slowed. What has been the effect of this? </li></ul>
  100. 100. <ul><li>The moon is a bit lopsided. The earth’s gravitational force on the moon is much stronger than the moon’s tide-producing pull on the earth. Over eons, the earth’s gravity caused the moon’s centre of mass to bulge, so that the moon became slightly egg-shaped, with one side heavier than the other. The earth pulled more strongly on the heavier side and gradually the moon’s rotation slowed. What has been the effect of this? </li></ul><ul><li>Only one half of the moon is visible from the earth </li></ul>
  101. 101. <ul><li>46. X is a polar bear who was born on born 5 December, 2006 in captivity at the Y city zoo. Rejected by his mother at birth, he was subsequently raised by zookeepers. He was the first polar bear cub to survive past infancy at that zoo in more than thirty years. At one time the subject of international controversy, he became a popular tourist attraction and commercial success. Identify X and Y </li></ul>
  102. 102. <ul><li>X is a polar bear who was born on born 5 December, 2006 in captivity at the Y city zoo. Rejected by his mother at birth, he was subsequently raised by zookeepers. He was the first polar bear cub to survive past infancy at that zoo in more than thirty years. At one time the subject of international controversy, he became a popular tourist attraction and commercial success. Identify X and Y </li></ul><ul><li>Knut, Berlin </li></ul>
  103. 103. <ul><li>47. Identify the company </li></ul>
  104. 104. <ul><li>Boeing </li></ul>
  105. 105. <ul><li>48. Well before dawn on August 2, 1943, 26 year old Lt. ___________ and his crew on PT 109 were astonished to see a massive shape appear out of the moonless night in the Solomon islands. Only seconds later, that form became the speeding Japanese destroyer Amagiri, and before the Americans could avoid it, the ship rammed the much smaller torpedo boat, igniting a fireball of high octane gasoline. The impact killed two Americans and left 11 others, including __________, to swim for their lives. The story of how __________'s men survived and were later rescued from a small island, quickly became a legend of American history. </li></ul>
  106. 106. <ul><li>Well before dawn on August 2, 1943, 26 year old Lt. ___________ and his crew on PT 109 were astonished to see a massive shape appear out of the moonless night in the Solomon islands. Only seconds later, that form became the speeding Japanese destroyer Amagiri, and before the Americans could avoid it, the ship rammed the much smaller torpedo boat, igniting a fireball of high octane gasoline. The impact killed two Americans and left 11 others, including __________, to swim for their lives. The story of how __________'s men survived and were later rescued from a small island, quickly became a legend of American history. </li></ul><ul><li>President John F Kennedy </li></ul>

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