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  • Finals 4 rounds. 2 Infinite pounce rounds of 10 questions each. 2 Written rounds of 8 questions each, one on the theme India and the other on Amul ads.
  • Round 1 •Infinite Pounce. •Clockwise. •10 Questions. •+10/-5 on the pounce. •+10 and no negative on the bounce.
  • 1. • One of the world's earliest instance of X was a 1575 Roman Catholic church regulation in Mexico. The Portuguese had introduced _____ to India, and Jahangir commissioned it in 1618 convinced that it’s consumption created “disturbance in most temperaments”. The first modern attempt at X was imposed by the then German government in every university, post office, military hospital, and Nazi Party office, citing health issues. What is being talked about?
  • Answer on the next slide.
  • Ban on smoking.
  • 2. • Il Postino (The Postman) is a 1994 Italian movie. The film tells a fictional story in which the real life poet X, in about 1950, is exiled to a small island in Italy for political reasons, forms a relationship with a simple postman who learns to love poetry. Name this famous Nobel laureate.
  • Answer on the next slide.
  • Pablo Neruda.
  • 3. Picture on next slide. • Threadneedle Street is a street in the City of London, famous as the site of X. X itself is often called 'the Old Lady of Threadneedle Street' and the street has been based at its current location since 1734. The name is taken from the legend of Sarah Whitehead, whose ghost is said to haunt the X's garden. Id X.
  • Answer on next slide.
  • Bank of London.
  • 4. The following conversation is in a clever code about a certain WWII project. Which Italian is being talked about? Name the project. Compton: The Italian navigator has landed in the New World. Conant: How were the natives? Compton: Very friendly.
  • Answer on next slide.
  • Enrico Fermi and the Manhattan Project.
  • 5. • X is regarded as the sequel to the French Revolution of 1789. At the height of this movement, which was sparked by radical action by youth and students, an estimated 10 million workers were on strike and 600,000 students were on strike and occupying their schools and universities. The movement was against the class discrimination in French society and the political bureaucracy that controlled the Paris university's funding. Name this uprising.
  • Answer on next slide.
  • Student Rebellion of 1968.
  • 6. Xckd comic on which company?
  • Answer on next slide.
  • Walmart.
  • 7. Put funda.
  • Answer on next slide.
  • Cernan and Stafford, both are wearing the snoopy cap. Snoopy is the official Safety Mascot of NASA.
  • 8. Identify this non-exhaustive list. • Galacidalaicideoxyribonucleicacid • The Discovery of America by Christopher Columbus • The Great Masturbator • Basket of Bread • Landscape near Figueras • Cruxification • The Swallow’s Tail
  • Answer on next slide.
  • Works of Salvador Dali.
  • 9.Id X. • After making his first pair of shoes at age nine, for his sisters to wear at their confirmation, young X, a famous Italian shoe designer, decided that he had found his calling. His scientific and creative approach to shoes spawned many innovations such as the wedge heel and cage heel, the latter being his most famous invention. Known as the 'shoemaker of dreams’, he fashioned shoes for the wealthiest and most powerful women of the century, from the Maharani of Cooch Behar to Eva Peron to Marilyn Monroe. A museum dedicated to X's life and work opened in the Palazzo Spini Feroni in 1995.
  • Answer on next slide.
  • Salvatore Ferragamo.
  • 10. Id X • The Strategic Defense Initiative (SDI) was proposed by U.S. President Ronald Reagan on March 23, 1983, to use ground-based and space-based systems to protect the United States from attack by strategic nuclear ballistic missiles. The initiative focused on strategic defense rather than the prior strategic offense doctrine of Mutual Assured Destruction (MAD).The ambitious initiative was widely criticized as being unrealistic, even unscientific, as well as for threatening to destabilize MAD and re-ignite "an offensive arms race" and hence was derided, largely in the mainstream media, as X.
  • Answer on next slide.
  • Round 2-India •Written round. •8 questions. •+5 for each right answer •+10 if all the answers are right.
  • 1. • X is a 1976 Hindi film made by Y, based on a story written jointly by Z.X literally means deep contemplation, churning of facts, analysis aimed at solution or conclusion. It is set amidst the backdrop of the Operation Flood. To give you a little more-- It was the 1st film in the world to be produced not by a single production house. Over five lakh farmers, contributed 2 each and thus became the film's producers. Upon its release, truckloads of farmers came to see "their" film, making it a success at the box office.
  • 2. • The idea behind starting X came to Y from a quiz contest aired on Doordarshan in February 1967,in which participants could easily answer questions pertaining to Greek mythology, but not Indian mythology. However, Outlook Magazine has this article about the genesis of X :The idea and proposal for X was made by a Bangalore book salesman called G.K. Ananthram which led to the first X being produced in 1965— in Kannada, not English. Y is also the creator of the famous Rang Rekha features. Name X and Y.
  • 3. Id X Pran Kumar Sharma (born August 15, 1938), better known as Pran, is an Indian cartoonist best known as the creator of X. Born in Kasur, now in Pakistan, Pran graduated with a Master of Arts (Political Science) degree. Pran has been given the title of "Walt Disney of India" in The World Encyclopedia of Comics. The X strips find permanent place in International Museum of Cartoon Art, USA. In 1969, Pran sketched X for the Hindi magazine Lotpot, which made him famous.
  • 4. Id X and Y. • The Beating Retreat ceremony officially denotes the end of Republic Day festivities. It is conducted on the evening of 29 January, the third day after the Republic Day. It is performed by the bands of the three wings of the military, the Indian Army, Indian Navy and Indian Air Force. It starts with the National Salute, which is followed by the playing of the Indian National Anthem, Jana Gana Mana. The ceremony starts by the massed bands of the three services marching in unison, playing popular marching tunes like Colonel Bogey March, Sons of the Brave and Qadam Qadam Badaye Ja.
  • • But a regular feature of this pageant is the last tune played before the Retreat, when the National Flag is lowered. It is the famous Christian Hymn X written by Henry Francis Lyte set to music by W. M. Monk and one of Mahatma Gandhi's personal favorite hymns. During the Retreat bands march back playing a popular martial tune during the official march of the Armed Forces, Y.
  • 5. In 1952, Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru was concerned that Indian women were spending precious foreign exchange money on beauty products. He then initiated JRD Tata to launch an Indian beauty product company. • Which company?
  • 6. • IS (Indian Standards) provides specifications for different products in India. • IS:1 (1968) is the specification of which ‘product’?
  • 7. Id the list. • C Rajagopalachari, CV Raman and Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan. • Satyendra Nath Bose, Zakir Hussain, Balasaheb Gangadhar Kher, Jigme Dorji Wangchuk, Nand Lal Bose and V. K. Krishna Menon.
  • 8. • Purushottam Express is a daily train which runs between Puri in Odisha and New Delhi. It is one of the oldest train that connects Puri to New Delhi. Recently it was in news for a very good reason and first of its kind at least in India. What was the reason?
  • Exchange your sheets.
  • Answers!
  • 1. • X is a 1976 Hindi film made by Y, based on a story written jointly by Z.X literally means deep contemplation, churning of facts, analysis aimed at solution or conclusion. It is set amidst the backdrop of the Operation Flood. To give you a little more-- It was the 1st film in the world to be produced not by a single production house. Over five lakh farmers, contributed 2 each and thus became the film's producers. Upon its release, truckloads of farmers came to see "their" film, making it a success at the box office.
  • •X- Manthan •Y-Shyam Benegal •Z- Varghese Kurien
  • 2. • The idea behind starting X came to Y from a quiz contest aired on Doordarshan in February 1967,in which participants could easily answer questions pertaining to Greek mythology, but not Indian mythology. However, Outlook Magazine has this article about the genesis of X :The idea and proposal for X was made by a Bangalore book salesman called G.K. Ananthram which led to the first X being produced in 1965— in Kannada, not English. Y is also the creator of the famous Rang Rekha features. Name X and Y.
  • X-Amar Chitra Katha Y-Anant Pai
  • 3. Id X Pran Kumar Sharma (born August 15, 1938), better known as Pran, is an Indian cartoonist best known as the creator of X. Born in Kasur, now in Pakistan, Pran graduated with a Master of Arts (Political Science) degree. Pran has been given the title of "Walt Disney of India" in The World Encyclopedia of Comics. The X strips find permanent place in International Museum of Cartoon Art, USA. In 1969, Pran sketched X for the Hindi magazine Lotpot, which made him famous.
  • Chacha Chaudhary
  • 4. Id X and Y. • The Beating Retreat ceremony officially denotes the end of Republic Day festivities. It is conducted on the evening of 29 January, the third day after the Republic Day. It is performed by the bands of the three wings of the military, the Indian Army, Indian Navy and Indian Air Force. It starts with the National Salute, which is followed by the playing of the Indian National Anthem, Jana Gana Mana. The ceremony starts by the massed bands of the three services marching in unison, playing popular marching tunes like Colonel Bogey March, Sons of the Brave and Qadam Qadam Badaye Ja.
  • • But a regular feature of this pageant is the last tune played before the Retreat, when the National Flag is lowered. It is the famous Christian Hymn X written by Henry Francis Lyte set to music by W. M. Monk and one of Mahatma Gandhi's personal favorite hymns. During the Retreat bands march back playing a popular martial tune during the official march of the Armed Forces, Y.
  • •X- Abide with me •Y- Sare Jahan Se Acha
  • 5. In 1952, Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru was concerned that Indian women were spending precious foreign exchange money on beauty products. He then initiated JRD Tata to launch an Indian beauty product company. • Which company?
  • 6. • IS (Indian Standards) provides specifications for different products in India. • IS:1 (1968) is the specification of which ‘product’?
  • Indian National Flag.
  • 7. Id the list. • C Rajagopalachari, CV Raman and Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan. • Satyendra Nath Bose, Zakir Hussain, Balasaheb Gangadhar Kher, Jigme Dorji Wangchuk, Nand Lal Bose and V. K. Krishna Menon.
  • •The first recipients of the Bharat Ratna and the Padma Vibhushan in 1954 respectively.
  • 8. • Purushottam Express is a daily train which runs between Puri in Odisha and New Delhi. It is one of the oldest train that connects Puri to New Delhi. Recently it was in news for a very good reason and first of its kind at least in India. What was the reason?
  • It is the first train to have Braille embedded AC coaches for visually challenged passengers.
  • Round 3 •Infinite pounce. •Counterclockwise. •10 Questions. •+10/-5 on the pounce. •+10/-0 on the bounce.
  • 1. • The names "John Doe" for males, "Jane Doe" or "Jane Roe" for females, or "Jonnie Doe" and "Janie Doe" for children, or just "Doe" non- gender-specifically are used as placeholder names for a party whose true identity is unknown or must be withheld in a legal action, case, or discussion. The names are also used to refer to a corpse or hospital patient whose identity is unknown. The names Joe Bloggs or John Smith are used in the UK . In India what name is used as an alternative?
  • Answer on next slide.
  • Ashok Kumar
  • 2. Connect. • Apple • National Geographic • Toyota • Pepsi • iCloud • BP
  • Answer on next slide.
  • Companies whose logo is designed based on the Golden ratio.
  • 3. When X was born it was foretold that he would die young. To prevent his death, his mother Thetis took X to the River Styx, which was supposed to offer powers of invulnerability, and dipped his body into the water. X grew up to be a man of war who survived many great battles. The death of X was not mentioned in Homer's Iliad, but appeared in later Greek and Roman poetry and drama concerning events after the Iliad, later in the Trojan War. In the myths surrounding the war, X was said to have died after being shot by Paris.
  • Answer on next slide.
  • Achilles
  • 4. Id X and the manufacturing company. • If Neil Armstrong wanted to check the time before he took the first human steps on the moon, his eyes would have turned to an X. The U.S. National Aeronautics and Space Administration chose the X after a barrage of tests, including immersing the watch for hours in liquid heated to 93 degrees Celsius then frozen to -18 degrees Celsius. The X beat a number of competitors to be the first watch on the moon, and in 1965 was declared NASA's official watch for all manned space flights. The manufacturing company of X is also the official timekeeper of the American Army and Britain’s Royal Flying Corps and has been associated with James Bond movies since 1995.
  • Answer on next slide.
  • 5. • A group of Greek philosophers derive their name from their founder Diogenes who is said to have lived in a dog’s hut. The term/name means “the dog-like ones”. For them, the purpose of life was to live in virtue, in agreement with nature. As reasoning creatures, people could gain happiness by rigorous training and by living in a way which was natural for humans, rejecting all conventional desires for wealth, power, sex, and fame. Instead, they were to lead a simple life free from all possessions. What is the term/name?
  • Answer on next slide.
  • Cynics.
  • 6. • It was the spirit of competition and advancement that brought the original TT competition to the X as racing on the highways and byways of Y was impossible, forbidden by Act of Parliament and by the introduction in 1903 of a 20mph speed limit. The Secretary of the Automobile Club of Y, Sir Julian Orde, set off in February 1904 for the X because he had a fairly shrewd idea that the Manx authorities would adopt a more conciliatory attitude automobile racing on public roads. And he was right. What prestigious competition I am talking about which is more famous for its crashes?
  • Answer on next slide.
  • International Isle of Man TT (Tourist Trophy) Race
  • 7. A Rosewater dish is a ceremonial platter used after eating to catch rosewater poured from warm or cold ewers over the hands to wash them, a daily ceremony in England. Later, such dishes were used for display only. This particular one includes an image of the goddess Venus. A salver (Latin salva, save from risk) was originally used by food tasters who tested food for poison. A rosewater dish was considered a salver by extension. These dishes were made of pewter, silver, or gold. It is an 18 3/4 inch diameter, partially gilded, sterling silver salver made in 1864 by Elkington & Co. of Birmingham, and is a copy of an electrotype by Caspar Enderlein from a pewter original in the Louvre. What am I talking about?
  • Answer on next slide.
  • LadiesWimbledonChampionshipTrophy.
  • 8. • Clepsydra in Greek means to steal water. It is a timepiece in which time is measured by the regulated flow of liquid into (inflow type) or out from (outflow type) a vessel where the amount is then measured. Water clocks, along with sundials, are likely to be the oldest time- measuring instruments. This device has given rise to a famous phrase. Which phrase?
  • Answer on next slide.
  • Running out of time.
  • 9. Due to the wartime needs of copper for ammunition and the Manhattan Project, X was made in zinc coated steel to reduce the dependence on copper. This however resulted in problems of rusting as the galvanisation process wasn’t efficient. After a public outcry X was made from salvaged shell casings. What is X?
  • Answer on next slide.
  • One Cent coin.
  • 10. Picture on next slide. • This parody video game portrays a ___________ floating on a log down the river. The ________ presents with bangs, a lance, and a purple sweater. It knocks “photo-hogs” that are attempting to take its photograph into the river with his lance. The ________ also signs “otter- graphs”. The ______ also must dodge the ‘whirlpool of success’ which will lead him out of control, while navigating the river. Name the video game. Who was it named after?
  • Answer on next slide.
  • Justin Bieber.
  • Round 4-Amul ads. •Written round. •8 Questions. •+5 for each right answer.
  • 1.
  • 2.
  • 3.
  • 4.
  • 5.
  • 6.
  • 7.
  • 8.
  • Exchange your sheets.
  • Answers!
  • 1.
  • The Da Vinci Code controversy
  • 2.
  • The ‘God Particle’ discovery
  • 3.
  • Tribute to 160 years of telegram service.
  • 4.
  • Tarla Dalal
  • 5.
  • Eastwood’scommentonObamabeingthe greatest hoaxeverperpetratedontheAmericanpeople.
  • 6.
  • •The ‘cattle class’ controversy that gave way to many jokes and gags in 2009.
  • 7.
  • When Indian government goofed up on the "most wanted" terrorists list in 2011.
  • 8.
  • •It was all about women power in 2003 when Sheila Dikshit, Vasundhara Raje Scindia and Uma Bharati became Chief Ministers in Delhi, Rajasthan and Madhya Pradesh respectively.