cqc informal quiz by vidyuth


Published on

  • Be the first to comment

No Downloads
Total views
On SlideShare
From Embeds
Number of Embeds
Embeds 0
No embeds

No notes for slide

cqc informal quiz by vidyuth

  1. 1. The Coimbatore Quiz Circle
  2. 2. <ul><li>About the quizmaster </li></ul><ul><li>Vidyuth N. Anand, I BE Production Engineering, PSG Tech. Wikipedia is my religion, Jimmy Wales is my God. </li></ul><ul><li>'nuff said. </li></ul>
  3. 3. <ul><li>At the risk of sounding repetitive.. </li></ul><ul><li>Rules </li></ul><ul><li>Infinite bounce. </li></ul><ul><li>Direct +10 / Pass +5. </li></ul><ul><li>Get Smart. </li></ul><ul><li>Be Cool. </li></ul><ul><li>Rock On. m/ </li></ul>
  4. 4. <ul><li>As always, the Quizmaster’s decision is final.  </li></ul>
  5. 5. <ul><li>Round I </li></ul><ul><li>Clockwise </li></ul>
  6. 6. <ul><li>X once said in a Reader’s Digest interview, &quot;I wanted the simplest, dullest, plainest-sounding name I could find, Y was much better than something more interesting, like 'Peregrine Carruthers'. Exotic things would happen to and around him, but he would be a neutral figure - an anonymous, blunt instrument wielded by a government department.&quot; </li></ul><ul><li>Identify X and Y. </li></ul>
  7. 7. <ul><li>Ian Fleming, </li></ul><ul><li>James Bond. </li></ul>
  8. 8. <ul><li>X was born in Sandpoint, Idaho, the third of four children of Sarah Sheeran, a school secretary, and Charles R. Heath, a science teacher and track coach. She is of English, German, and Irish descent. The family moved to Wasilla, Alaska, when she was an infant. </li></ul><ul><li>X won the Miss Wasilla Pageant, then finished third in the 1984 Miss Alaska pageant, at which she won a college scholarship and the Miss Congeniality award. Diane Osborne, X’s hairdresser during the pageants, recalls her as &quot;so soft-spoken, so unobtrusive, so agreeable as to seem void of the urgent quest for attention that Osborne had recognized in others.&quot; </li></ul><ul><li>Who? </li></ul>
  9. 9. <ul><li>Sarah Palin. </li></ul>
  10. 10. <ul><li>No one can present himself directly to another of our friends. There must be a third person to do it. </li></ul><ul><li>Never look at the wives of friends. </li></ul><ul><li>Never be seen with cops. </li></ul><ul><li>Don't go to pubs and clubs. </li></ul><ul><li>Always being available for ______ is a duty - even if your wife's about to give birth. </li></ul><ul><li>Appointments must absolutely be respected. </li></ul><ul><li>Wives must be treated with respect. </li></ul><ul><li>When asked for any information, the answer must be the truth. </li></ul><ul><li>Money cannot be appropriated if it belongs to others or to other families. </li></ul><ul><li>People who can't be part of ______: anyone who has a close relative in the police, anyone with a two-timing relative in the family, anyone who behaves badly and doesn't hold to moral values. </li></ul>
  11. 11. <ul><li>The 10 Commandments of the Mafia. </li></ul>
  12. 12. <ul><li>Published in 1951, this immediate bestseller almost simultaneously became a popular target of censorship. A 1991-92 study by the People for the American Way found that the novel was among those most likely to be censored based on the fact that it is &quot;anti-Christian&quot;. Challenged by Concerned Citizens of Florida who wanted the book removed from a high school library (1991) in Leesburg, Florida due to &quot;profanity, reference to suicide, vulgarity, disrespect, and anti-Christian sentiments&quot;. They were unsuccessful: a review committee voted unanimously to retain the book. </li></ul><ul><li>What am I referring to? </li></ul>
  13. 13. <ul><li>Catcher in the Rye by J.D. Salinger. </li></ul>
  14. 15. <ul><li>The four symbols on Led Zeppelin IV’s cover, representing Jimmy Page, John Paul Jones, John Bonham, and Robert Plant (from left to right) respectively. The symbols have origins in mysticism. </li></ul>
  15. 16. <ul><li>John McCain and Barack Obama thought of the same person to fill in the US Treasury Secretary, Henry Paulson’s shoes when they take up office, even though he is an Obama supporter. Both think he is the best man for the job because of his tremendous insight and investing acumen. Who? </li></ul>
  16. 17. <ul><li>Warren Buffet. </li></ul>
  17. 18. <ul><li>X was born and raised in Baltimore, Maryland, to Fred X and Deborah Sue Davisson. He has two older sisters, Whitney and Hilary. In his youth, X was diagnosed with Attention Deficit-Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD). He started doing what he does partly because of the influence of his sisters and partly to provide an outlet for his energy. </li></ul><ul><li>Between 2004 and 2008, X attended the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, studying sports marketing and management. X has made an estimated $5 million per year in endorsements, including a $1 million endorsement from Speedo. </li></ul><ul><li>Identify X. </li></ul>
  18. 19. <ul><li>Sitter. </li></ul><ul><li>Michael Phelps. </li></ul>
  19. 20. <ul><li>Identify. </li></ul>
  20. 21. <ul><li>The Gotham skyline, planned by none other than Lex Luthor. </li></ul><ul><li>After  No Man's Land , the city was beginning to recover, only to suffer an earthquake measuring 7.6 on the Richter Scale in  Cataclysm . This resulted in the federal government cutting Gotham off from the rest of the United States in  No Man’s Land . Luthor took the challenge of rebuilding Gotham City after the events of  Cataclysm . Gotham's old Art-deco and Gothic structures were replaced with modern glass skyscrapers and buildings. </li></ul>
  21. 22. <ul><li>X was founded as a cricket club in 1899 by British expatriates Alfred Edwards and Herbert Kilpin, who came from the British city of Nottingham, gradually converting to what it is now. In honor of its origins, the club has retained the English spelling of its city’s name. </li></ul><ul><li>In 1986, entrepreneur Silvio Berlusconi acquired the club, and immediately invested a lot of money in it, appointing rising coach Arrigo Sacchi and signing a Dutch trio of Marco van Basten, Ruud Gullit and Frank Rijkaard. This was the beginning of the most successful time in the club's history. </li></ul><ul><li>Identify X. </li></ul>
  22. 23. <ul><li>AC Milan. </li></ul>
  23. 24. <ul><li>X is impulsive, sometimes overly creative, imaginative, energetic, curious, intelligent, and often selfish, whose last name is never mentioned. Despite his low grades, X has a wide vocabulary range that rivals that of an adult as well as an emerging philosophical mind. He commonly wears his distinctive red-and-black striped shirt, black pants, and white and magenta sneakers.  </li></ul><ul><li>X is a compulsive reader of comic books and has a tendency to order items marketed in comic books or on boxes of his favorite cereal . X chews gum regularly and subscribes to a magazine called  Chewing , which contains lots of hardcore data about chewing gum. Throughout, he is also revealed to be a &quot;trial and error&quot; sort of person. </li></ul><ul><li>Identify X. </li></ul>
  24. 25. <ul><li>Calvin. </li></ul><ul><li>No mention of Hobbes for reasons obvious enough  </li></ul>
  25. 26. <ul><li>Round II </li></ul><ul><li>Anticlockwise </li></ul>
  26. 28. <ul><li>Iron Maiden, Samuel Taylor Coleridge, Royal Albatross - Rime of the Ancient Mariner . </li></ul>
  27. 30. <ul><li>South Park. </li></ul>
  28. 31. <ul><li>Ella Wheeler was on a train, enroute to the governor’s inaugural ball in Madison, Wisconsin, when she noticed a young woman dressed in black sitting across the aisle from her. Since the woman was crying, Miss Wheeler sat next to her and sought to comfort her for the rest of the journey. When they arrived, the poet was so depressed that she wondered how she could possibly attend the scheduled festivities. Later on, with the incident behind her, Miss Wheeler prepared for the ball. As she looked at her own radiant face in the mirror, she suddenly recalled the sorrowful widow. It was at that moment that she wrote the opening lines of the poem Solitude .. What were the lines? </li></ul>
  29. 32. <ul><li>Laugh, and the world laughs with you; </li></ul><ul><li>Weep, and you weep alone. </li></ul>
  30. 34. <ul><li>Tintin – Hergé, Peter Jackson, Steven Spielberg. </li></ul>
  31. 35. <ul><li>The screenplay of this movie began as a short story titled High Jump and developed into a full work seven years later, the initial inspiration being the childhood of prolific Japanese filmmaker Akira Kurosawa. Which film? </li></ul>
  32. 36. <ul><li>Taare Zameen Par. </li></ul><ul><li>The movie is India's official entry to the Oscars. </li></ul>
  33. 37. <ul><li>Trygve Lie </li></ul><ul><li>Dag Hammarskjöld </li></ul><ul><li>U Thant </li></ul><ul><li>Kurt Waldheim </li></ul><ul><li>Javier Pérez de Cuéllar </li></ul><ul><li>Boutros Boutros-Ghali </li></ul><ul><li>_________ </li></ul><ul><li>_________ </li></ul>
  34. 38. <ul><li>Kofi Annan, Ban Ki-moon: </li></ul><ul><li>Secretaries-General of the UN. </li></ul>
  35. 39. <ul><li>______ is a short story written by Jonathan Nolan. In the story, a man named Earl has anterograde amnesia, a condition in which his brain cannot make new memories. Because of his inability to remember things for more than several minutes, he uses notes and tattoos to keep track of information. Earl received his condition after he and his wife were attacked by an unknown assailant. His wife was killed and Earl suffered severe head injuries, resulting in his amnesia. He is now confined to a mental institution. Eventually, through notes written to himself, he convinces himself to escape and hunt for the man who killed his wife. Earl succeeds in murdering the man. </li></ul>
  36. 40. <ul><li>Memento Mori . </li></ul>
  37. 41. <ul><li>X has been married four times and has seven daughters and two sons. X met his first wife, cocktail waitress Sonji Roi, approximately one month before they married on August 14, 1964. Roi's objections to certain Muslim customs in regard to dress for women contributed to the breakup of their marriage. They divorced on January 10, 1966. </li></ul><ul><li>On August 17, 1967, X (aged 25) married 17-year old Belinda Boyd. After the wedding, she converted to Islam and changed her name to Khalilah X, though she was still called Belinda by old friends and family. They had four children: Maryum (b. 1968), Jamillah and Liban (b. 1970), and X Jr. (b. 1972). </li></ul><ul><li>In 1975, X began an affair with Veronica Porsche, an actress and model. By the summer of 1977, X's second marriage was over and he had married Veronica. At the time of their marriage, they had a baby girl, Hana, and Veronica was pregnant with their second child. Their second daughter, _____, was born in December 1977. By 1986, X and Veronica were divorced. </li></ul><ul><li>On November 19, 1986, X married Yolanda, aka ‘Lonnie’. They had been friends since 1964 in Louisville. Their mothers were close friends, although Lonnie has publicly denied the popular notion that X was once her babysitter. They have one adopted son, Asaad. </li></ul><ul><li>X has two other daughters, Miya and Khaliah, from extramarital relationships. </li></ul><ul><li>Identify X. </li></ul>
  38. 42. <ul><li>Muhammad Ali. </li></ul>
  39. 44. <ul><li>Kirk Douglas, Spartacus; </li></ul><ul><li>Malcolm McDowell, A Clockwork Orange; </li></ul><ul><li>Jack Nicholson, The Shining; </li></ul><ul><li>Stanley Kubrick. </li></ul>
  40. 45. <ul><ul><li>A. Player selects piece and places it in the deepest jungle. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>B. Player rolls dice and moves piece ahead that many spaces. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>C. The first player to reach X and call out its name wins. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>D. Once a game of X has been started, it will not be over until a player has reached The Golden City. </li></ul></ul>
  41. 46. <ul><li>A game for those who seek to find </li></ul><ul><li>a way to leave their world behind. </li></ul><ul><li>You roll the dice to move your token, </li></ul><ul><li>doubles get another turn. </li></ul><ul><li>The first player to reach the end wins. </li></ul><ul><li>Jumanji. </li></ul>
  42. 47. <ul><li>Round III </li></ul><ul><li>Clockwise </li></ul>
  43. 48. <ul><li>What is significant about this group? </li></ul>
  44. 49. <ul><li>The first Cricket team to go on an overseas tour (England tour of North America, 1859). </li></ul>
  45. 50. <ul><li>______ is the occurrence of deep vein thrombosis in air travelers. The term was first coined in the late 1980s when it turned out that people who had traveled long distances by airplane were at an increased risk for thrombosis, especially deep venous thrombosis and its main complication, pulmonary embolism. Although all these diseases had been recognized for a long time, the possibility of litigation against airline companies brought them into the limelight when this &quot;syndrome&quot; was reported. </li></ul>
  46. 51. <ul><li>Economy Class Syndrome. </li></ul><ul><li>(full credit to Landmark Quiz ’08  ) </li></ul>
  47. 52. <ul><li>Part I  - Union and its Territory </li></ul><ul><li>Part II - Citizenship. </li></ul><ul><li>Part III – Fundamental Rights </li></ul><ul><li>Part IV  - Directive Principles and Fundamental Duties. </li></ul><ul><li>Part V  - The Union. </li></ul><ul><li>Part VI - The States. </li></ul><ul><li>Part VII  - States in the B part of the First schedule. </li></ul><ul><li>Part VIII  - The Union Territories </li></ul><ul><li>Part IX - Panchayat system and Municipalities. </li></ul><ul><li>Part X - The scheduled and Tribal Areas </li></ul><ul><li>Part XI  - Relations between the Union and the States. </li></ul><ul><li>Part XII  - Finance, Property, Contracts and Suits </li></ul><ul><li>Part XIII  - Trade and Commerce within the territory of India </li></ul><ul><li>Part XIV  - Services Under the Union, the States and Tribunals </li></ul><ul><li>Part XV  - Elections </li></ul><ul><li>Part XVI  - Special Provisions Relating to certain Classes. </li></ul><ul><li>Part XVII  - Languages </li></ul><ul><li>Part XVIII  - Emergency Provisions </li></ul><ul><li>Part XIX  - Miscellaneous </li></ul><ul><li>Part XX  - Amendment of the ____ </li></ul><ul><li>Part XXI  - Temporary, Transitional and Special Provisions </li></ul><ul><li>Part XXII  - Short title, date of commencement, Authoritative text in Hindi and Repeals. </li></ul>
  48. 53. <ul><li>The Constitution of India. </li></ul>
  49. 54. <ul><li>Identify this famous flower. </li></ul>
  50. 55. <ul><li>Edelweiss. </li></ul>
  51. 56. <ul><li>X was asked many times during his career why he chose Y. Many theories were proposed, but he rejected them all. One day he gave an answer: The answer to this is very simple. It was a joke. It had to be a number, an ordinary, smallish number, and I chose that one. Binary representations, base thirteen, Tibetan monks are all complete nonsense. I sat at my desk, stared into the garden and thought 'Y will do.' I typed it out. End of story. </li></ul><ul><li>Identify X and Y. </li></ul>
  52. 57. <ul><li>Douglas Adams, 42. </li></ul>
  53. 58. <ul><li>In 2001, what was Pericles, a miniature donkey from Barron Park in Palo Alto, California’s claim to fame? </li></ul>
  54. 59. <ul><li>Served as the model for an annoying talking donkey named Donkey. </li></ul>
  55. 60. <ul><li>Connect retired French pro tennis player Cédric Pioline, Hagar's wife, Lady Ivanhoe from Ivanhoe and former Portuguese PM and dictator António de Oliveira Salazar . </li></ul>
  56. 61. <ul><li>Harry Potter . Rowling has said that they were the bases for the four names of the founders of Hogwarts. </li></ul>
  57. 62. <ul><li>He has translated Gabriel Garcia Marquez's Clandestine in Chile into Bengali, is said to be able to quote from memory 500 songs of Tagore, lives in a two-bedroom flat with his librarian wife and daughter, doesn't own a mobile phone, is usually clad in a white dhoti and kurta and is addicted to cigarettes. Who? </li></ul>
  58. 63. <ul><li>Buddhadeb Bhattacharya. </li></ul>
  59. 65. <ul><li>Clockwise from top left: KP Singh, DLF Group; MJ Akbar, Deccan Chronicle; Lachlan Murdoch, Emerging Media; Grandhi Mallikarjuna Rao, GMR Holdings. </li></ul><ul><li>The Indian Premier League. </li></ul><ul><li>No mention of N Srinivasan, Vijay Mallya, </li></ul><ul><li>Preity-Ness and SRK for obvious </li></ul><ul><li>reasons again. </li></ul>
  60. 67. <ul><li>Beethoven, the Beatles, Nadal, JKR. </li></ul><ul><li>All have asteroids named after them  </li></ul>
  61. 68. <ul><li>Round IV </li></ul><ul><li>Anticlockwise </li></ul>
  62. 70. <ul><li>The Rembrandts – I’ll Be There for You . </li></ul>
  63. 71. <ul><li>...a large Man-like, almost Troll-like, figure, at least fourteen foot high, very sturdy, with a tall head, and hardly any neck. Whether it was clad in stuff like green and grey bark, or whether that was its hide, was difficult to say. At any rate the arms, at a short distance from the trunk, were not wrinkled, but covered with a brown smooth skin. The large feet had seven toes each. The lower part of the long face was covered with a sweeping grey beard, bushy, almost twiggy at the roots, thin and mossy at the ends. But at the moment the ____ noted little but the eyes. These deep eyes were now surveying them, slow and solemn, but very penetrating. </li></ul><ul><li>This is whose description of who/what? </li></ul>
  64. 72. <ul><li>JRR Tolkien, referring to Treebeard the Ent in LOTR. The blank </li></ul><ul><li>refers to the Hobbits, </li></ul><ul><li>Merry and Pippin. </li></ul>
  65. 73. <ul><li>Professor Sidney Watkins, a world-renowned neurosurgeon, who performed an on-site tracheotomy on X, reported: </li></ul><ul><li>He looked serene. I raised his eyelids and it was clear from his pupils that he had a massive brain injury. We lifted him from the cockpit and laid him on the ground. As we did, he sighed and, although I am totally agnostic, I felt his soul depart at that moment. </li></ul>
  66. 74. <ul><li>Ayrton Senna. </li></ul>
  67. 76. <ul><li>James Earl Jones: </li></ul><ul><li>Darth Vader, </li></ul><ul><li>Mufasa, </li></ul><ul><li>Himself (voice). </li></ul>
  68. 77. <ul><li>The word X can be traced back to the Greek word  οἰκονομία , &quot;one who manages a household&quot;, derived from  οἴκος , &quot;house&quot;, and  νέμω , &quot;distribute (especially, manage)&quot;. From  οἰκονόμος  &quot;of a household or family&quot; but also senses such as &quot;thrift&quot;, &quot;direction&quot;, &quot;administration&quot; and &quot;arrangement&quot;. The first recorded sense of the word X, found in a work possibly composed in 1440, is &quot;the management of X affairs&quot;, in this case, of a monastery. </li></ul>
  69. 78. <ul><li>Economy. </li></ul>
  70. 80. <ul><li>Dabbawallas. </li></ul><ul><li>Motorola came up with the 6 Sigma philosophy, Prince Charles was highly impressed with them during his visit to India, HSB conducted a business study on them 2 years ago and Gateway of India  Mumbai  well, you get the hint. </li></ul>
  71. 81. <ul><li>The following is an extract from the poem Sailing to Byzantium by William Butler Yeats. </li></ul><ul><li>That is __ ____ __ __ __. The young </li></ul><ul><li>  In one another's arms, birds in the trees </li></ul><ul><li>Those dying generations - at their song, The salmon-falls, the mackerel-crowded seas, Fish, flesh, or fowl, commend all summer long  Whatever is begotten, born, and dies.  Caught in that sensual music all neglect  Monuments of unageing intellect. </li></ul><ul><li>Fill in the blanks. </li></ul>
  72. 82. <ul><li>No Country for Old Men. </li></ul>
  73. 84. <ul><li>The Lost City of Atlantis. </li></ul>
  74. 85. <ul><li>* 1990: bushlips (similar to &quot;bullshit&quot; – stemming from President George H.W. Bush's 1988 &quot;Read my lips: no new taxes&quot; broken promise) * 1991: mother of all (as in Saddam Hussein's foretold &quot;Mother of all battles&quot;) * 1992: Not! (meaning &quot;just kidding&quot;) * 1993: information superhighway * 1994: cyber , morph (to change form) * 1995: Web and (to) newt (to act aggressively as a newcomer) * 1996: mom (as in &quot;soccer mom&quot;) * 1997: millennium bug * 1998: e- (as in &quot;e-mail&quot;) * 1999: Y2K * 2000: chad (from the 2000 Presidential Election controversy in Florida) * 2001: 9-11 * 2002: weapons of mass destruction (WMDs) * 2003: metrosexual * 2004: red state , blue state , purple state (from the 2004 presidential election) * 2005: truthiness , popularized on The Colbert Report * 2006: plutoed (demoted or devalued, as happened to the former planet Pluto) </li></ul><ul><li>* 2007: _______  (an adjective used to describe a risky or less than ideal loan, mortgage, or investment) </li></ul><ul><li>What are these? Also, fill in the blank. </li></ul>
  75. 86. <ul><li>Words of the year; subprime . </li></ul>
  76. 87. <ul><li>What is the guy holding up? Put fundae. </li></ul>
  77. 88. <ul><li>Adolf Hitler’s pants, which, along with him, survived the July 20 th plot to assassinate him. The assassination attempt </li></ul><ul><li>forms the basis of Tom </li></ul><ul><li>Cruise’s next, Valkyrie. </li></ul>
  78. 89. <ul><li>Round V </li></ul><ul><li>Clockwise </li></ul>
  79. 90. <ul><li>X was founded in 1796 by a band led by Jebediah X, that, after misinterpreting a passage in the Bible, left Maryland, trying to find &quot;New Sodom&quot;. After Jebediah X refused to found a town where men were free to marry their cousins, half of the band broke away to do just that. They named their town Shelbyville, after fellow pioneer Shelbyville Manhattan, and the rivalry between the two towns persists till this day. X has been described as America’s Worst City (Time) and America’s Crud Bucket (Newsweek). What notorious place is this? </li></ul>
  80. 91. <ul><li>Springfield, home of America’s first family, the Simpsons. </li></ul>
  81. 92. <ul><li>The magazine has a long history of publishing short stories by such novelists as Arthur C. Clarke, Ian Fleming, Vladimir Nabokov, and Margaret Atwood, as well as monthly interviews of notable public figures, such as artists, architects, economists, composers, conductors, film directors, journalists, novelists, playwrights, religious figures, politicians, athletes and race car drivers. The magazine throughout its history has expressed a libertarian outlook on political and social issues. Its original title was to have been Stag Party , but the owners of an unrelated magazine Stag said that they would protect the trademark and sue. What? </li></ul>
  82. 93. <ul><li>Playboy. </li></ul>
  83. 94. <ul><li>Connect Royal Oak, One Tree Hill, Phoenix, Deer Park, Bon Echo, Gran Paradiso and Shiretoko. </li></ul>
  84. 95. <ul><li>Mozilla Firefox. They are </li></ul><ul><li>codenames for different versions </li></ul><ul><li>of the ubiquitous browser. </li></ul>
  85. 96. <ul><li>He claims to be a Székely descended from Attila the Hun. He inhabits a decaying castle in the Carpathian Mountains near the Borgo Pass, with three wives for company. In his youth, he studied the black arts at the academy of Scholomance in the Carpathian Mountains, overlooking the town of Sibiu and became proficient in alchemy and magic. Later he took up a military profession, combating the Turks across the Danube. He exudes a veneer of aristocratic charm which masks his unfathomable evil.. Who am I talking about? </li></ul>
  86. 97. <ul><li>Count Dracula. </li></ul>
  87. 98. <ul><li>Who is the next in line? </li></ul>
  88. 99. <ul><li>Dwayne &quot;The Rock&quot; Johnson. </li></ul><ul><li>(Maternal grandson of &quot;High Chief&quot; Peter Maivia; son of &quot;Soulman&quot; Rocky Johnson) </li></ul>
  89. 100. <ul><li>____ was inspired in part by the life of Muhammad, the author relying heavily on contemporary events and persons to create the characters in his book. The character of the chief protagonist of ____ is based on that of Amitabh Bachchan. The title refers to a group of apocryphal Qur'an verses that allowed for prayers of intercession to be made to three Pagan Meccan goddesses: Allat, Uzza and Manat. The part of the story that deals with the ____ in the book was based on the accounts of the historians al-Waqidi and al-Tabari. </li></ul>
  90. 101. <ul><li>The Satanic Verses by </li></ul><ul><li>Salman Rushdie. </li></ul>
  91. 102. <ul><li>Founded in 1946, this NBA franchise has won 17 Championships, the most for any NBA team. They have won eight straight titles, the longest consecutive championship winning streak of any North American professional sports team to date. They happened to win the 2008 edition after defeating the LA Lakers 4-2. Which? </li></ul>
  92. 103. <ul><li>Boston Celtics. </li></ul>
  93. 104. <ul><li>is the logo of what? </li></ul>
  94. 105. <ul><li>Uncyclopedia, a parody of </li></ul><ul><li>Wikipedia. The logo is called </li></ul><ul><li>the Puzzle Potato. </li></ul><ul><li>“ Puzzle potato? Mmmm, now that's some good eatin’! ” </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Oscar Wilde on the Puzzle Potato </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>www.uncyclopedia.org </li></ul></ul>
  95. 106. <ul><li>X is a 2005 film directed by George Clooney and written by Clooney and Grant Heslov that portrays the conflict between veteran radio and television journalist Edward R. Murrow and US Senator Joseph McCarthy of Wisconsin. The film led to Clooney being nominated for Best Director. Identify. </li></ul>
  96. 107. <ul><li>Good Night, and Good Luck.  </li></ul>
  97. 108. <ul><li>Round VI </li></ul><ul><li>Anticlockwise </li></ul>
  98. 109. <ul><li>Who are in the picture? </li></ul>
  99. 110. <ul><li>Odin, chief God of Norse mythology and Fenrir the wolf. From the painting Odin and Fenris (1909), Dorothy Hardy. </li></ul>
  100. 111. <ul><li>In island countries it is an all purpose boat built by using very few tools. It is used in fishing , inter-island transport, movement of cargo, diving boats, live-aboard cruise vessels, passenger ferry boats and deep-sea fishing craft complete with outriggers and fighting chairs. In India, the &quot;name&quot; is a phenomenon. What is the boat called? </li></ul>
  101. 112. <ul><li>Dhoni. </li></ul>
  102. 113. <ul><li>Connect Karl Liebenberg and Sachin Tendulkar. </li></ul>
  103. 114. <ul><li>Liebenberg was the guy who gave Sachin the dubious distinction of 'first batsman to have been given out by the third umpire'. </li></ul>
  104. 115. <ul><li>In 1981 the United States Air Force (USAF) developed a requirement for a new air superiority fighter, the Advanced Tactical Fighter (ATF), to replace the capability of the ____ Eagle. ATF was a demonstration and validation program undertaken by the USAF to develop a next-generation air superiority fighter to counter emerging worldwide threats, including development and proliferation of Soviet-era Su-27 &quot;Flanker&quot;-class fighter aircraft. It was envisaged that the ATF would incorporate emerging technologies including advanced alloys and composite materials, advanced fly-by-wire flight control systems, higher power propulsion systems, and low-observable/stealth technology. </li></ul><ul><li>A request for proposal (RFP) was issued in July 1986, and two contractor teams, ____/____/General Dynamics and Northrop/McDonnell Douglas were selected in October 1986 to undertake a 50-month demonstration/validation phase, culminating in the flight test of two prototypes, the ____ and the ____. </li></ul><ul><li>On 23 April 1991 the USAF ended the design and test flight competition by announcing the what as the winner? </li></ul>
  105. 116. <ul><li>The Lockheed Martin/Boeing F-22 Raptor. </li></ul>
  106. 117. <ul><li>Connect a policeman, an American Indian chief, a cowboy, a construction worker, a leatherman and a military man. </li></ul>
  107. 118. <ul><li>The Village People. </li></ul>
  108. 119. <ul><li>The word is used to refer to an employee who lives on the premises of an apartment building or hotel and serves as a caretaker. The word evolved from French for &quot;Keeper of the Candles&quot;, who tended to visiting nobles in castles of the medieval era. The equivalent in Spanish speaking regions is portera . What word? </li></ul>
  109. 120. <ul><li>Concierge . </li></ul>
  110. 121. <ul><li>In March 2008, he became the third man (after Richard Gere and George Clooney) and the first sportsman to appear on the cover of Vogue. His appearance in a King Kong pose created controversy about stereotyping blacks as gorillas. Who? </li></ul>
  111. 122. <ul><li>LeBron James. </li></ul>
  112. 123. <ul><li>666 </li></ul>
  113. 124. <ul><li>Iron Maiden. </li></ul><ul><li>Alfred, Lord Tennyson who wrote Charge of the Light Brigade which formed the lyrics of The Trooper ; </li></ul><ul><li>Derek Riggs, he created Eddie; </li></ul><ul><li>666, the Number of the Beast; </li></ul><ul><li>The Iron Maidens. </li></ul>
  114. 125. <ul><li>____ was founded in 1940 as Standard Games (later Service Games) in Honolulu, Hawaii by Martin Bromely, Irving Bromberg, and James Humpert to provide coin-operated amusements for American servicemen on military bases. Bromely suggested that the company move to Tokyo, Japan in 1951. </li></ul><ul><li>In 1954, another American businessman, David Rosen, fell in love with Tokyo and established his own company, Rosen Enterprises, Inc., in Japan to export art. When the company imported coin-operated instant photo booths, it stumbled on a surprise hit: the booths were very popular in Japan. Business was booming, and Rosen Enterprises expanded by importing coin-operated electro-mechanical games. </li></ul><ul><li>Rosen Enterprises and Service Games merged in 1965 to make what? </li></ul>
  115. 127. <ul><li>He majored in communication from Stanford University where he co-founded a student newspaper named Stanford Commentator . He married a Frenchwoman and lived for some time with her in Mumbai. Amongst his last words were &quot;My father's Jewish, my mother's Jewish, I am Jewish.&quot; Who? </li></ul>
  116. 128. <ul><li>Daniel Pearl. </li></ul>