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Quiz 5

  1. 1. Sardar Patel Quiz Club Quiz 5 By Rohit Ajitkumar
  2. 2. L*A*M*E <ul><li>Literature, Arts, Music and Everything </li></ul>
  3. 3. Round 1 <ul><li>Infinite Rebound </li></ul><ul><li>15 questions </li></ul><ul><li>10 marks per answer </li></ul>
  4. 4. <ul><li>Q 1. </li></ul><ul><li>This word comes from a Japanese word meaning 'Squadron Leader' and first came into usage in the English language during the American occupation of Japan following WW-II . It is now regularly used with reference to people in charge of corporates and business organizations. </li></ul><ul><li>Which word? </li></ul>
  5. 5. <ul><li>Honcho. </li></ul><ul><li>From han-cho. Han is squad and Cho is chief. </li></ul>
  6. 6. Q 2. Identify the organization
  7. 8. <ul><li>Q 3. </li></ul><ul><li>This term X literally means ‘a completely burnt sacrificial offering to a God’ in Greek. It is substituted to Ha-Shoah in Hebrew and Porajmos or Samudaripen in Romani. </li></ul><ul><li>Identify X. </li></ul>
  8. 9. <ul><li>Holocaust </li></ul>
  9. 10. <ul><li>Q 4. </li></ul><ul><li>It is the largest city-operated park in Canada and the third largest in North America. It is more than 10% larger than New York City's Central Park and almost half the size of London's Richmond Park. The park attracts an estimated eight million visitors every year, including locals and tourists, who come for its recreational facilities and its natural attributes. </li></ul><ul><li>From February 2003 however, its name acquired a new significance with respect to football. </li></ul><ul><li>Name it. </li></ul>
  10. 11. <ul><li>Stanley Park. </li></ul>
  11. 12. Q 5. Identify this famous British Army Regiment.
  12. 13. <ul><li>The Royal Gurkha Rifles </li></ul>
  13. 14. <ul><li>Q 6. </li></ul><ul><li>In 1956, X brought only one of his three children to the Nobel Prize ceremony. His two sons were studying at Harvard University, and X didn't wanted to disrupt their studies. King Gustav scolded X because of this, and X assured the King that the next time he would bring all his children to the ceremony. </li></ul><ul><li>He did. </li></ul><ul><li>Identify X. </li></ul>
  14. 15. <ul><li>John Bardeen who won the Nobel prize for physics twice- the first time in 1956 for inventing the transistor and again in 1972 for developing the theory of superconductivity. </li></ul>
  15. 16. <ul><li>Q 7. </li></ul><ul><li>If USA has GRAIL, Europe has SMART 1, Japan has SELENE, what does India have? </li></ul>
  16. 17. <ul><li>Chandrayaan </li></ul>
  17. 18. <ul><li>Q 8. </li></ul><ul><li>Norwegian Tony Andre Hansen was stripped of his olympic bronze medal which he won in Beijing 2008. Surprisingly he himself tested negative for every banned substance but still the decision stood. Why? </li></ul>
  18. 19. <ul><li>Hansen’s horse Camiro tested positive for capsaicin which is banned for horses. </li></ul>
  19. 20. <ul><li>Q 9. </li></ul><ul><li>The word is derived from the name of the great scholastic theologian and philosopher John Duns Scotus, whose works on logic, theology and philisophy were accepted textbooks in the universities from the 14 th century. His followers were called Scotists or by a more well known term. When, in the 16 th century, the Scotists obstinately opposed the new learning, the term became, in the mouths of the humanists and reformers, a term of abuse, a synonym for one incapable of scholarship. </li></ul><ul><li>What term? </li></ul>
  20. 21. <ul><li>Dunce </li></ul>
  21. 22. <ul><li>Q 10. </li></ul><ul><li>_______ originated on May 2 1967, by AT&T as an alternative to collect calling and to reduce the need for operators. AT&T referred to the service as IN-WATS, or Inward Wide-Area Telephone Service. </li></ul><ul><li>What? </li></ul>
  22. 23. <ul><li>Toll - free numbers </li></ul>
  23. 24. <ul><li>Q 11. </li></ul>Something we rely on a lot. Identify.
  24. 25. <ul><li>ASCII representation of Wikipedia </li></ul>
  25. 26. <ul><li>Q 12. </li></ul><ul><li>Popular legend holds that the composition of X has religious, metaphysical, or astronomical significance: typical numerological elements of the explanation are four seasons, the 13 phases of the lunar cycle, day and night, the number of weeks in a year, and finally, the number of days in a year and even those in a leap year are accurately represented. </li></ul><ul><li>What is X? </li></ul>
  26. 27. <ul><li>A Pack of Cards </li></ul>
  27. 28. <ul><li>Q 13. </li></ul><ul><li>This feat was first achieved in 1875 and was not repeated till 48 years later. It is often described as a battle of brain and brawn against tide and temperature. Statistics released by the CSA, the governing body, reveal that only about 7 percent of those who attempt this feat are able to complete it. What feat are we talking of? </li></ul>
  28. 29. <ul><li>Swimming across the English Channel </li></ul>
  29. 30. Q 14.
  30. 32. <ul><li>Q 15. </li></ul><ul><li>Egyptian President Gamal Abdel Nasser nationalised the Suez Canal in 1956, while at the same time closing the Gulf of Aqaba to all Israeli shipping by closure of the Straits of Tiran. </li></ul><ul><li>This provoked the Suez Crisis, in which the UK, France and Israel colluded to invade Egypt. The intention was for Israel to invade on the ground, and for the Anglo-French partnership to give air and other support. </li></ul><ul><li>To stop the war from spreading and to save the British from what he thought was a disastrous action, Canadian Secretary of State for External Affairs, Lester B. Pearson, proposed the creation of the very first ___________ to ensure access to the canal for all and an Israeli withdrawal from the Sinai. Due to his role in resolving the crisis Pearson was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize. What did he propose? </li></ul>
  31. 33. <ul><li>The first United Nations Peacekeeping Force </li></ul>
  32. 34. Round 2 <ul><li>Simple connect. 8 slides. </li></ul><ul><li>No points for individual answers </li></ul><ul><li>A team can guess once every two slides </li></ul><ul><li>80 points for guessing in first two slides </li></ul><ul><li>60 for guessing in the next two </li></ul><ul><li>40 for slides 5 and 6 </li></ul><ul><li>20 for slides 7 and 8 </li></ul><ul><li>No negatives. So just guess for the heck of it. </li></ul>
  33. 35. Slide 1 for 80 points
  34. 36. Slide 2 for 80 points
  35. 37. Slide 3 for 60 points
  36. 38. Slide 4 for 60 points
  37. 39. Slide 5 for 40 points
  38. 40. Slide 6 for 40 points
  39. 41. Slide 7 for 20 points
  40. 42. Slide 8 for 20 points
  41. 43. <ul><li>Connect – Ram Gopal Varma </li></ul>
  42. 44. Round 3 – The Dry Run <ul><li>Written round </li></ul><ul><li>8 questions </li></ul><ul><li>5 marks each. </li></ul><ul><li>No negatives. </li></ul>
  43. 45. <ul><li>Q1. </li></ul><ul><li>Diet : Japan :: _________ : Israel </li></ul>
  44. 46. Q 2.
  45. 47. Q 3.
  46. 48. <ul><li>Q 4. </li></ul><ul><li>Who was awarded the Nobel Prize in Chemistry in 1954 and the Nobel Peace Prize in 1962? </li></ul>
  47. 49. Q 5.
  48. 50. Q 6.
  49. 51. Q 7. Identify the organization
  50. 52. <ul><li>Q 8. </li></ul><ul><li>Name the author of “Slumdog Millionaire” </li></ul>
  51. 53. Round 4 <ul><li>Theme round </li></ul><ul><li>10 questions, 5 points per answer </li></ul><ul><li>100 points for correct theme in questions 1, 2 and 3. - 50 for wrong answer. </li></ul><ul><li>50 and - 25 for questions 4, 5 and 6 </li></ul><ul><li>30 and - 15 for 7, 8 and 9 </li></ul><ul><li>10 points for guessing theme on question 10. </li></ul>
  52. 54. 4.1
  53. 55. <ul><li>4.2 </li></ul>
  54. 56. 4.3
  55. 57. 4.4 Think advertising
  56. 58. <ul><li>4.5 </li></ul><ul><li>Dum-Dum; Park Street; Esplanade; Tollygunge </li></ul><ul><li>What Indian first connects? </li></ul>
  57. 59. 4.6
  58. 60. 4.7
  59. 61. 4.8
  60. 62. 4.9
  61. 63. 4.10
  62. 64. <ul><li>Connect – Mile Sur Mera Tumhaara </li></ul>
  63. 65. Round 5 <ul><li>Infinite Rebound </li></ul><ul><li>15 questions </li></ul><ul><li>10 marks per answer </li></ul>
  64. 66. <ul><li>Q 1. </li></ul><ul><li>X's big break came in 1974, when, at the invitation of the United States Information Services, he travelled to America, which enabled him to promote his art and interact with other cartoonists in U.S.A. and also got a chance to work with Charles M. Schulz, and met Herblock, the editorial cartoonist of the Washington Post. X’s cartoons also featured in the “LILIPUT” and even in other prestigious magazines like “MAD” (once) and “PUNCH” (twice) </li></ul><ul><li>He was awarded the Padma Shri in 1988, the Padma Bhushan in 2002 and All India Cartoonists's Association, Bangalore, honoured him with a lifetime achievement award. </li></ul>
  65. 67. <ul><li>Mario Miranda </li></ul>
  66. 68. <ul><li>Throwing paper airplanes onto the stage was a long-standing tradition at the Ig Nobels. </li></ul><ul><li>In past years, physics professor Roy Glauber has swept the stage clean of the airplanes as the official &quot;Keeper of the Broom&quot;. In 2005, Glauber could not attend the awards. Why? </li></ul>Q 2.
  67. 69. <ul><li>He had traveled to Sweden to receive his Nobel Prize in Physics </li></ul>
  68. 70. <ul><li>This genetically modified flower, called RedDetect, was engineered to change color when its roots came in contact with nitrogen dioxide, a compound released by decaying chemicals used in ___________ </li></ul>Q 3.
  69. 71. <ul><li>Land Mines </li></ul>
  70. 72. <ul><li>Q 4. </li></ul><ul><li>Total Cost - $35,000,000. </li></ul><ul><li>Total length - 1.2 miles </li></ul><ul><li>Chief Engineer: Joseph B. Strauss </li></ul><ul><li>Colour - International Orange </li></ul><ul><li>What is being discussed? </li></ul>
  71. 74. <ul><li>They were born and raised in Chicago, Illinois. They began creating comic books together at a young age. </li></ul><ul><li>They dropped out of college to pursue careers in show business (which they did very successfully), and also at one time ran a carpentry business. Whom are we talking about? </li></ul>Q 5.
  72. 75. <ul><li>Andy and Larry Wachowski </li></ul>
  73. 76. Q 6. Identify the product being advertised
  74. 77. <ul><li>Jeep </li></ul>
  75. 78. Q 7. Identify this tribute band. Their name is more famous than you think.
  76. 79. <ul><li>Iron Maidens </li></ul>
  77. 80. <ul><li>Q 8. </li></ul><ul><li>Heaven's Gate was an American UFO religion based in San Diego, California and led by Marshall Applewhite (1931-1997) and Bonnie Nettles (1927-1985). The group's end coincided with the appearance of _________ in 1997. 38 of the group members committed suicide in 1997 believing that an alien spaceship was following _________ and would cleanse the Earth of everything. </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul>
  78. 81. <ul><li>The comet Hale-Bopp </li></ul>
  79. 82. Q 9. Connect or Identify
  80. 83. <ul><li>Carl Bernstein, Bob Woodward and </li></ul><ul><li>Mark W. Felt </li></ul>
  81. 84. <ul><li>Q 10. </li></ul><ul><li>Bond: Who are you? Girl: My name is _____ ______ Bond : I must be dreaming. </li></ul><ul><li>Fill in the blanks. </li></ul>
  82. 85. <ul><li>Pussy Galore </li></ul>
  83. 86. <ul><li>Q 11. </li></ul><ul><li>Colonel Rick Husband </li></ul><ul><li>Commander William McCool </li></ul><ul><li>Lt. Colonel Michael Anderson </li></ul><ul><li>Colonel Ilan Ramon </li></ul><ul><li>Captain David Brown </li></ul><ul><li>Captain Laurel Clark </li></ul><ul><li>________ _________ </li></ul><ul><li>Who? </li></ul>
  84. 87. <ul><li>Kalpana Chawla </li></ul>
  85. 88. <ul><li>Q 12. </li></ul><ul><li>Whose words: &quot;When I came back to my native country, after all the stories about Hitler, I couldn't ride in the front of the bus. I had to go to the back door. I couldn't live where I wanted. I wasn't invited to shake hands with Hitler, but I wasn't invited to the White House to shake hands with the President, either.&quot; </li></ul>
  86. 89. <ul><li>Jesse Owens </li></ul>
  87. 90. <ul><li>Q 13. </li></ul><ul><li>This word comes from the Civil War prison system where a prisoner would be shot if he crossed a particular boundary. What word? </li></ul>
  88. 91. <ul><li>Deadline </li></ul>
  89. 92. <ul><li>Q 14. </li></ul><ul><li>During a business trip in 1859, a businessman was witness to the aftermath of the Battle of Solferino in modern day Italy. He recorded his memories and experiences in the book &quot;A Memory of Solferino&quot; which became the inspiration for the creation of what? </li></ul>
  90. 93. <ul><li>International Red Cross Society </li></ul>
  91. 94. <ul><li>Q 15. </li></ul><ul><li>_________ is derived from the Hindi and Urdu work for racket court. </li></ul><ul><li>The first element comes from the word “gend” which means ball in Hindi. The second part derives from the old Persian word “Ahana” which means home. </li></ul><ul><li>What? </li></ul>
  92. 95. <ul><li>Gymkhana </li></ul>

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