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  • Jainrally Kurved Phyanals – The finals that weren't Jainrally Kurved - Phyanals
  • Before we begin
    • 48 Questions, IR
    • Reversal at 24
    • No negatives
    • 10 points for direct and pass
    • Good Luck!
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    • 1.“Only one team was playing cricket in the true spirit of the game” - Anil Kumble, Sydney, 2007.
    • "I do not want to see you, Mr Warner. There are two teams out there. One is playing cricket and the other is not." - XY, 1932-33
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    • Bill Woodfull
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    • 2.Jack Welch, became the youngest CEO of GE in 1981, philosophy was that a company should be either #1 or #2 in a particular industry, or else leave it completely. Each year, Welch would fire the bottom 10% of his managers. During the early 1980s he was dubbed "___ ____" for eliminating employees while leaving buildings intact.
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  • Jainrally Kurved - Phyanals Neutron Jack
    • 3.This brand was established in 1972 by Air France "to provide a home away from home for its customers." In late 1994, it was acquired by Forte Group. After multiple ownerships, this brand is currently owned by Starwood.
    • Identify
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    • 4.The three sons of Agni are Pavaka, Suchi and Pavamana, the personifications of the three fires that produced our earth and humanity, according to the Vishnu Puran.
    • Who is Agni's wife ? (Everybody must have heard her name when near fire)
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    • 5. Jeff Tarango vs. Alex Mronz : Bruno Rebeuh
    • This was severe, and the consequence so.
    • _________ vs. Kim Clijsters : Louise Engzell
    • This was less severe, and the consequence so.
    • FIB and Funda
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  • Serena Williams, Grand Slam penalties Jainrally Kurved - Phyanals
    • 6. Whiskey (Latin America)
    • Kimchi (Korea)
    • Marmoset (France)
    • Omlette (Sweden)
    • Eggplant (China)
    • Orange (Denmark)
    • Potato (Spain)
    • What's going on?
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    • 7. Because of the metallic interior and long, tubular shape, these cans have been used to make Wi-Fi network antennas, known as cantennas. These cans can also be used to make "cannons," or "poppers," by putting a round hole in the bottom end of the can and blowing hard. A loud popping sound will be made as the lid flies off. When filled with little bits of paper, the paper shoots out like confetti when the lid flies off. Dilbert rolls up his clothing in these cans so he can change clothes at work without having to drive home.
    • What do we normally find in these cans ?
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  • Pringles Jainrally Kurved - Phyanals
  • Jainrally Kurved - Phyanals France Russia Italy Cuba England Roman Empire India? 8.
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  • Jainrally Kurved - Phyanals What has been inspired by this? 9.
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    • 10. After a certain 1974 flick, Jack Nicholson turned down detective roles in the hope that he would reprise his role as the detective of the 1974 flick.
    • For reasons unknown, a sequel never happened. After much chagrin, Jack went ahead and directed himself to his role in the disastrous sequel of the 1974 movie. The movie bombed.
    • Due to this, Nicholson vowed never to play a detective again. Movie and sequel please.
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    • 11. Guy Pratt, a session bassist of Pink Floyd fame has performed numerous artists. One such artist being AR Rahman. His collaboration with Rahman resulted in what has been tagged as the 'bassiest' song of Hindi film music.
    • Song please.
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  • Dil Se, title track Jainrally Kurved - Phyanals
  • Jainrally Kurved - Phyanals 12. This is a 1968 photograph. Significance?
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  • I dream of Jeannie. Barbara Eden Jainrally Kurved - Phyanals
    • 13. This name first appeared on the forum, 'Darkside_RG'. Speculations are rife, concerning the person behind this name. Some even consider him to be a teenager. His first 'work' is relatively unknown. However his 1000th 'work' was a Kiefer Sutherland starrer 'Mirrors'.
    • The release of 'Punisher : War Zone' on March 11, 2009 was apparently is last 'work'. On April 19, 2009, he officially commented on Darkside_RG, that he had become a father and would resume his 'work' soon. Who ?
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    • 14. Sanjay Manjrekar released an album called Rest Day, covering old hindi classic songs. One more Indian cricketer contributed to this album. Who ?
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  • Vinod Kambli Jainrally Kurved - Phyanals
    • 15. __________ is the literary technique whereby an element is introduced early in the story, but its significance does not become clear until later on. The name ___________ comes from ___________ himself, who stated that any object introduced in a story must be used later on, else it ought not to feature in the first place. An example is in the movie 'The Departed', the envelope which reveals Matt Damon's true identity is shown for a short while in earlier parts of the movie.
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    • 16. ID character associated with this song.
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    • 17. _________ was the personification of the feminine ideal as portrayed in satirical stories.
    • She was tall, slender yet with ample bosom, hips and bottom in the S-curve torso shape achieved by wearing a swan-bill corset.
    • The images of her epitomized the late nineteenth and early 20th-century Western preoccupation with statuesque, youthful features, and ephemeral beauty.
    • Camille Clifford was one of 'them'.
    • What am I talking about?
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  • Gibson Girls
    • Written by Charles Dana Gibson
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    • 18. Name the daughter of the lady in the video.
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    • 19. Pentecost Island is most famous for being the spiritual birthplace of an extreme sport, originating in an ages old ritual called the naghol.
    • Between April and June every year, men in the southern part of the island perfrom this ritual, to ensure a good yam harvest. The ritual is also now used to show acceptance into manhood.
    • This ritual was first given international exposure when David Attenborough and a BBC film crew brought back footage of the ritual during the 1950s.
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    • 20. X holds many records, but among the most unique, is the record for the most number of bones broken, 37. Who is this guy, and how did he manage to break so many bones?
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    • 21. In June 1941, George Antheil and X submitted the idea of a secret communication system. On August 11, 1942, U.S. Patent 2,292,387 was granted to Antheil and "______ Kiesler Markey", X's married name at the time. This early version of frequency hopping was intended to make radio-guided torpedoes harder for enemies to detect or jam.
    • The technology was ahead of its time, and was only used by the US Army 1962, by when the patent had expired. However, in 1997, Anthiel and X's contribution was acknowledged with an award.
    • Though she was a scientist, X is better known for her film career as a major contract star of MGM's 'Golden Age'. Identify.
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    • 22. The betel leaf is regarded as an auspicious symbol of hospitality and and tradition.
    • The goddess Lakshmi was believed to reside in the front of the betel leaf. The goddess Jyestha at the back, Parvati on the left, Vachaspati(lord of speech) on the right, Vishnu inside, the Moon outside, Shiva at the edges and Manmatha (Kama) everywhere, while Yama (Yamraj), resided in the stalk.
    • What custom arises from this belief ?
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    • 23. This man runs a small football club in Jamaica called 'Defenders', founded in 2002. Lest you are perplexed by his choice of the clubs name, he offers an explanation : "As a goalkeeper, it was my primary concern that I had a good set of defenders in front of me. That's why the name 'Defenders'."
    • He was 12 when the Munich air tragedy occurred, killing seven Manchester United players. This tragic incident, turned him to a ardent ManU fan. Till date he follows the fortunes of ManU closely. Who is being talked about ?
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    • 24. Ralph Kramden (played by Jackie Gleason) was a character on the 'Classic 39' / 'The Honeymooners' TV series in the mid-50s.
    • Ralph was a bus-driver, who was extremely short tempered, foul-mouthed and often resorted to false threats. However, beneath this demeanour was a man who loved his wife, Alice and was very devoted to his best friend Ed Norton (played by Art Carney). Ralph also inspired a very famous cartoon character. Who?
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    • 25. _____ _____(n.) is defined as a candid photograph with a person in the foreground and a place or object of interest (such as a tourist destination or landmark) in the background.
    • FIB
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    • 26. In his battles with the red baron, A turned into B.
    • A at times ended up riddled with holes and even crashed, but it turned out that it was X's imagination, as A was perfectly alright.
    • Identify X
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    • 27. 125 years ago, 41 delegates from 25 nations gathered in Washington in the US for the 1884 International __________ Conference to decide from where ____ and space should be measured.
    • By the end of the difficult summit (20th October), which, according to some, dragged on until "smoke came out", X had won the prize of _________ by a vote of 22 to one, with only San Domingo against and France and Brazil abstaining. The other contenders were Washington, Berlin and Paris. Identify X
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    • 28. It is an ancient festival / ritual dedicated to the Sun God. The Rigveda has hymns for the Sun God and a similar ritual is also mentioned in the Mahabharata in which Draupadi is depicted as observing similar rites. It is believed this ritual was started by Karna, the son of Surya. It is celebrated twice every year, once in Chaitra and once in Kartik (months of the Hindu calendar).
    • The festival begins on the sixth day of Chaitra and Kartik.
    • Identify
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    • 29. Felix Hoffmann, a German scientist, is credited with the discovery of Aspirin ( mainly as a desperate attempt to save his father who had Rheumatiod Arthritis).
    • However, Bayer, for whom he was working, was more interested in another formula he was working on. This was primarily a cough suppressant. This drug was so named because it made people feel courageous and brave.
    • What am I talking about?
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  • Heroin
    • It made people feel courageous, brave and heroic
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    • 30. On what basis are the Bishops (camels) in chess designed ?
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    • 31. There are many churches across the world that go by the name of 'St. Mary Magdalene's Church'.
    • One of them in particular was converted in 1963 to something else. Currently, it is a museum. Where is this church located, and what was it converted to in 1963?
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    • 32. Tom Wheatcroft, original owner of X, passed away recently at the age of 87. In 1993, determined to hold a ________ at X, he spent his own money to perform upgrades and also paid the rights fee entirely out of his pocket. The result was a true classic, but a major financial loss. Tom, when asked how much it had cost him, allegedly said "Oh, millions, but its only money."
    • X was slated to hold a _______ again in 2010, but it the bid appears to have failed now due to lack of finances. Identify X.
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    • 33. ____________ is the most successful song of its genre, of all time, reaching #1 on more than 20 charts worldwide.
    • Released in 2002, it scored an upset over U2's 'The Hands that Built America' by winning the academy award for best original song that year.
    • Identify.
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    • 34. In 2003, AFI published a list of the 50 greatest movie heroes and villains (50 each). A particular character came in at #28.
    • Over the years, this character has been played by Robert Cummings,_____________, Jack Lemmon, Boyd Gaines and Richard Thomas.
    • FIB and character.
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    • 35. The clock tower in Mirzapur in Uttar Pradesh is significant because it is nearly exactly on 82.5°E Longitude, within just 4 angular minutes, a property shared by Tuni, a town in Andhra Pradesh.
    • Why is this important?
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    • 36. (Fictional)
    • _________ Edison, a medicine student is known to have committed three murders:
    • His girlfriend Joan
    • His teacher
    • The judge at his murder trial
    • FIB and identify the murder weapon for brownie points.
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    • 37. What Arabic term meaning 'pure' was used during the Muslim rule in India for crown lands administered directly by the king without the mediation of 'jagirdars' / middle men ?
    • It subsequently acquired a religious connotation, referring to 'people directly under the Lord' without any further division of mankind into any other existing religious fold.
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    • 38. The Galton board consists of a vertical board with interleaved rows of pins. Small balls are dropped from the top and then bounce randomly left or right as they hit the pins. The balls are collected into bins at the bottom. What is it used to demonstrate?
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    • 39. The Hero with a Thousand Faces is a seminal non-fiction work in the field of mythology by John Campbell. Published in 1949, it has influenced the work of many artists.
    • The creator of a particular movie character mentioned that the character was inspired in part by the book. John Campbell returned compliment by depicting this character on the cover of his book. Identify the character.
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    • 40. Micheal Clancy, an experienced photographer, was hired by USA Today newspaper to photograph a spina bifida corrective surgical procedure. It was to be performed on a twenty-one week old fetus in utero at Vanderbilt University Medical Center.
    • The entire procedure would take place within the uterus, and no part of the child was to breach the surgical opening. The entire surgical procedure was completed in about 1 hour. After the surgery, as a doctor asked Clancy what speed of film he was using, out of the corner of his eye he saw the uterus shake, but no one's hands were near it. It was shaking from within. Suddenly, __________________. The doctor reached over and ____________.
    • This famous photograph was referenced in an episode of House, MD. Funda.
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    • 41. The following advertisement appeared in the newspapers of the 1860s : ' Wanted : Young, skinny wiry fellows not over eighteen. Must be expert riders willing to risk death daily. Orphans preferred'.
    • What job was on offer ?
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    • 42. Usually presidents are honoured with a 21 gun salute.
    • What is special about the 21 gun salute given to an American president ?
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    • 43. This phrase was first coined by HG Wells in his novel, The Food of Gods, published in 1904.
    • It was also employed by Goebbels, Hitlers minister for propaganda, during WW2.
    • Churchill popularised this term in his speech at Missouri in 1946.
    • What was this term?
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    • 44. X is the first novel in a critically acclaimed series by Y. The story is noted for its complexity and is heavily influenced by classic Greek Tragedy, with many characters double-crossing each other and many secrets being exposed throughout the narrative. The title is a euphemism for death. While writing the script for the film X, the screenwriters couldn’t figure out who murdered the chauffeur. They called up Y, who wrote the original book, and ultimately he admitted the plot was so complex that he didn’t know either.
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    • 45. _________________ served twice as Director General of Police (DGP) Punjab, where he is credited with having brought the Punjab insurgency under control.
    • He retired from the Indian Police Service in 1995. He is an author, editor, speaker and consultant on counter-terrorism. Despite his track record, he has been vilified due to his actions in a post he took up in 1994 and has held since.
    • Identify him.
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    • 46. X's persona represents a character who was "raised by chickens" and has made it his "mission in life to alert the world to the ongoing chicken holocaust in fast-food joints around the globe."
    • He is considered a guitaring virtuoso. His current and past bands include Praxis, Deli Creeps, Shine/Shin Terai, Thanatopsis, X & Friends, Science Faxtion, Frankenstein Brothers, Zillatron, Cornbugs, Giant Robot, Pieces, Cobra Strike, El Stew, Gorgone, and, Guns N' Roses
    • Identify him.
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    • 47. Originally a French word meaning 'twittering of birds', this word was applied to codes used by criminals who did not want law abiding citizens to know what they were saying.
    • What is the word ?
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    • ________ refers to political, advertising, or public relations campaigns that are formally planned, but designed to create the impression of being spontaneous, popular "___________" behavior
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  • End of the road
    • Thanks go out to:
    • Aditya Gadre
    • Aniket Khasgiwale
    • (unofficial screeners)
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