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Bismayan and Pancho's Gen Quiz.

Bismayan and Pancho's Gen Quiz.

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  • 1. It's still us
  • 2. And we're still right.
  • 3. Rules::: A 1000 points to everybody, and a million to Saibal, taking his homeland's inflation into account
  • 4. Absolut Ad Round
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  • 11. Infinite Bounce 1
  • 12. On the arrival of an English team which was considered stronger than the local cricketing team under the Maharaja Bhupinder Singh, the local team apparently devised a strategy to defeat their opponents. During a dinner hosted by the Royal team, the visitors were introduced to a rather novel “culinary” custom. The hosts convinced their guests that this was indeed the norm in the region. The ploy was successful and the visiting team lost the match. What originated as a result of this?
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  • 14. The overall scene is within a room where, at an open end on the left, a wide-eyed bull stands over a woman grieving over a dead child in her arms.The centre is occupied by a horse falling in agony as it had just been run through by a spear or javelin. A human skull overlays the horse's body.A bull appears to gore the horse from underneath. The bull's head is formed mainly by the horse's entire front leg which has the knee on the ground. The leg's knee cap forms the head's nose. A horn appears within the horse's breast.The bull's tail forms the image of a flame with smoke rising from it, seemingly appearing in a window created by the lighter shade of gray surrounding it.Under the horse is a dead, apparently dismembered soldier; his hand on a severed arm still grasps a shattered sword from which a flower grows.On the open palm of the dead soldier is a stigma, a symbol of martyrdom derived from the stigmata of Christ.A light bulb blazes in the shape of an evil eye over the suffering horse's head (the bare bulb of the torturer's cell.) To the upper right of the horse, a frightened female figure, who seems to be witnessing the scenes before her, appears to have floated into the room through a window. Her arm, also floating in, carries a flame-lit lamp. The lamp is positioned very close to the bulb, and is a symbol of hope, clashing with the lightbulb.From the right, an awe-struck woman staggers towards the center below the floating female figure. She looks up blankly into the blazing light bulb.Daggers that suggest screaming replace the tongues of the bull, grieving woman, and horse.A bird, possibly a dove, stands on a shelf behind the bull in panic.On the far right, a figure with arms raised in terror is entrapped by fire from above and below. What is described above?
  • 15. "I heard that fucking _____ record and I just go, 'What?!'... Them writing a song about a fucking tree? Give me a fucking break! A thousand year old tree? Go fuck yourself! You'd have thought he'd have written a song about a modern tree or one that was planted last week. You know what I mean?" Who about What?
  • 16. What has just happened?
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    • In silhouette through the door of the Registrar of Births and Deaths
    • Being pushed in a wheelchair in an airport
    • Sitting in the Hotel d’Angleterre lobby with a blond baby.
    • Watching acrobats in the Moroccan marketplace
    • Walking past the parked limousine of an old man who is looking at paintings
    • Winding the clock in the songwriter’s apartment
    • On the left side of the class-reunion photo
    • Boarding a train with a double bass fiddle
    • In the town square during a parade, wearing a bluecoat and brown hat
    • In the “before” and “after” pictures in the newspaper ad for Reduco Obesity Slayer
    • On the train to Santa Rosa, playing cards.
    • Outside the courthouse, holding a camera.
    • Being bothered by a small boy as he reads a book in the subway.
    • Leaving the train and Cumberland Station carrying a cello.
    • Walking past a tennis court, carrying a walking stick.
            • Connect.
  • 18. Recipe for? Take the juice from one bottle of that Ol' Janx Spirit. Pour into it one measure of water from the seas of Santraginus V Allow three cubes of Arcturan Mega-gin to melt into the mixture (it must be properly iced or the benzene is lost). Allow four litres of Fallian marsh gas to bubble through it (in memory of all those happy Hikers who have died of pleasure in the Marshes of Fallia). Over the back of a silver spoon float a measure of Qualactin Hypermint extract, redolent of all the heady odours of the dark Qualactin Zones. Drop in the tooth of an Algolian Suntiger. Watch it dissolve, spreading the fires of the Algolian suns deep into the heart of the drink. Sprinkle Zamphour. Add an olive. Drink...but very carefully.
  • 19. A poster protesting what?
  • 20. According to Scholars, the use of X dates back to the pre-vedic, harappan empire. The ancient Indian treatise on sex, Kama Sutra, refers to X’s fragrance and aphrodisiac qualities. Today more people in India are addicted to it than to cigarettes and bidis. What is X?
  • 21. They were a coalition of various groups which was against the monarchy and favoured a re-installation of the short-lived Kanûn-ı Esâsî constitution.They were progressive, modernist and opposed to the status quo. The movement built a rich tradition of dissent that shaped the intellectual, political and artistic life .Many members were not only active in the political arena, but were also artists, administrators, or scientists.The name of this group gives rise to a term in the English language. What term?
  • 22. Long Visual Connect
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  • 35. Infinite Bounce 2
  • 36. X first called his cartoon feature, originally involving sports feats, Champs and Chumps, and it premiered on December 19, 1918, in the New York Globe. X began adding items not related to sports, and in October 1919 he changed the title to Y. When the Globe folded in 1923, X moved to the New York Evening Post. That same year, he hired Norbert Pearlroth as his researcher, and Pearlroth spent the next 52 years of his life in the New York Public Library, working ten hours a day and six days a week working. X and Y?
  • 37. X is a brand of ice cream, established by Polish immigrants Reuben and Rose Mattus in the Bronx, New York, in 1961. The name, X, does not derive from any of the North Germanic languages; it is simply two made-up words meant to look Scandinavian to American eyes.Daughter Doris Hurley told PBS documentary An Ice Cream Show that her father Reuben Mattus sat at the kitchen table for hours saying nonsensical words until he came up with a combination he liked. The reason he chose this method, was so that the name would be completely unique and original.
  • 38. AGAINST YOU I WILL FLING MYSELF, UNVANQUISHED AND UNYIELDING, O DEATH! Whose epitaph?
  • 39. In the West X was studied by Leonardo of Pisa. He considers the growth of an idealized (biologically unrealistic) rabbit population, assuming that: a newly-born pair of rabbits, one male, one female, are put in a field; rabbits are able to mate at the age of one month so that at the end of its second month a female can produce another pair of rabbits; rabbits never die and a mating pair always produces one new pair (one male, one female) every month from the second month on. The puzzle that he posed was: how many pairs will there be in one year?
  • 40. Jahangir's court artist Ustad Mansur specialised in depicting plants and animals. His detailed depictions of plants and animals shorn of all personal expression are extremely valuable for their scientific accuracy. Mansur was often summoned to paint foreign birds and animals brought as presents to the emperor. Why did a 1958 rediscovery of an Ustad Mansur painting in a collection at the Institute of Orientalists of the Soviet Academy of Sciences by a Russian researcher, A. Ivanov, cause a ‘flutter’ at the subsequent XII International Ornithological Congress at Helsinki?
  • 41. Welsh tradition tells of a dagger named Carnwennan and a spear named Rhongomyniad that belonged to ___. Carnwennan ("Little White-Hilt") first appears in Culhwch and Olwen, where it was used by ___ to slice the Very Black Witch in half. Rhongomyniad ("spear" + "striker, slayer") is also first mentioned in Culhwch, although only in passing; it appears as simply Ron ("spear") in Geoffrey's Historia.In A Middle English poem, there is mention of Clarent, a sword of peace meant for knighting and ceremonies as opposed to battle, which is stolen and then used to kill ___ by Mordred.
  • 42. From the first note the vibrations from the loudspeaker made my hair stand up. The stabbing sounds from the guitar could almost break a window. When _____ started singing, he seemed like a guy who could have sprung from the head of Zeus in full armor. I immediately differentiated between him and anyone else I had ever heard. The songs weren't customary blues songs. They were perfected pieces-each song contained four or five verses, every couplet intertwined with the next but in no obvious way. They were so utterly fluid. At first they went by quick, too quick to even get. They jumped all over the place in range and subject matter, short punchy verses that resulted in some panoramic story-fires of mankind blasting off the surface of this spinning piece of plastic. Bob Dylan about whom?
  • 43. Adherents to X believe that their worldview has existed since the beginnings of civilization, primarily to correct societal tendencies towards aggression and excess. They list individuals such as Lao Tzu, Epicurus, Heraclitus, The Buddha, and the pre-ecclesiastical Jesus Christ as examples of ancient prophets.More recent antecedents include pillars of American Transcendentalism such as Ralph Waldo Emerson and Walt Whitman and humanists such as Kurt Vonnegut and Mark Twain. The X belief system is essentially a modernized form of Taoism purged of all of its metaphysical and medical doctrines.It aims to assuage feelings of inadequacy that arise in societies which place a heavy emphasis on achievement and personal fortune.Consequently, simple everyday pleasures like bathing, bowling, hanging out with friends are seen as far preferable to the accumulation of wealth and the liberal spending of money as a means to achieve happiness and spiritual fulfillment.
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  • 46. Bidding Round
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    • Sports
    • Word Origins
    • Movies
    • Literature
    • Mixed Bag
    • Music
    • Science And Technology
    Topics
  • 48. Sports
    • Original Coach: Howard Siler
    • Original Team Members:
    • Devon Harris, a lieutenant in the Second Battalion
    • Dudley Stokes, a captain from the JDF Air Wing
    • Michael White, a private in the National Reserves
    • Samuel Clayton, a railway engineer
    • Positions:
    • 1988: Did not finish
    • 1992: 25 th
    • 1994: 14th
    • 2006: Did not qualify
    • 2010: Did not qualify
  • 49. Word Origins
    • The origin of the word is from the Old English word for a flexible leather cord. A frequent metaphor, especially in South America, is dental floss as in Spanish hilo dental or Portuguese fio dental. In Lithuanian it is "siaurikės" ("narrows"), Italian "perizoma" or "tanga", in Turkish "ipli külot", and in Bulgarian it is known as "prashka" (slingshot).
  • 50. Movies
    • He was a musical composer from the village of Majorda (near Marao in Goa) who, during the mid-1950s, attempted to merge the symphonies of his Goan heritage with the Hindusthani melodies and rhythms in films of the day. He found his first job in the city as a violinist in the group of the composer Naushad in 1943. He is supposed to have taught RD Burman and Pyarelal Sharma the violin and has worked with most of the legendary composers of the 50's and 60's. Some of his work includes BR Chopra (Naya Daur, Waqt), Naushad (Dillagi), and Chetan Anand (Haqueeqat). Who is he?
  • 51. Literature Scribbled secret notebooks, and wild typewritten pages, for your own joy Submissive to everything, open, listening Try never get drunk outside your own house Be in love with your life Something that you feel will find its own form Be crazy dumbsaint of the mind Blow as deep as you want to blow Write what you want bottomless from bottom of the mind The unspeakable visions of the individual No time for poetry but exactly what is Visionary tics shivering in the chest In tranced fixation dreaming upon object before you Remove literary, grammatical and syntactical inhibition Like Proust be an old teahead of time Telling the true story of the world in interior monolog The jewel center of interest is the eye within the eye Write in recollection and amazement for yourself Work from pithy middle eye out, swimming in language sea Accept loss forever Believe in the holy contour of life Struggle to sketch the flow that already exists intact in mind Don't think of words when you stop but to see picture better Keep track of every day the date emblazoned in yr morning No fear or shame in the dignity of yr experience, language & knowledge Write for the world to read and see your exact pictures of it Bookmovie is the movie in words, the visual American form In praise of Character in the Bleak inhuman Loneliness Composing wild, undisciplined, pure, coming in from under, crazier the better You're a Genius all the time Writer-Director of Earthly movies Sponsored & Angeled in Heaven
  • 52. Mixed Bag
  • 53. Music The cover artwork shows the members of the band, with a picture hanging on the wall showing the same scene, except the band members have switched positions. The picture on the wall also includes the picture on the wall, creating a recursion effect (i.e. the Droste effect), with each recursion showing band members exchanging positions. After 4 variations of the scene, the final picture within picture is the cover of the band's previous album.
  • 54. Science And Technology
    • The ______ Awards recognize both extreme excellence and competence in the field of information security. Winners are selected by a committee of security industry luminaries from nominations collected from the information security community. The awards are presented yearly at the Black Hat Security Conference.
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