CSI TV Quiz [with answers]


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CSI TV Quiz [with answers]

  1. 1. CSI TELLY QUIZ<br />*** questions : 6, 12, 15, 16, 19<br />/* None of the answers is F.R.I.E.N.D.S. */<br />
  2. 2. 1. ID Z.<br />
  3. 3. X- DONALD TRUMP<br />Y- YOU’RE FIRED!<br />Z- THE APPRENTICE<br />
  4. 4. 2. X began his career as a child actor, playing the lead in show Y. After Y’sfour-season run ended in 1993, X played a number of guest roles on television series until the big break he got in 2005 with the show Z. <br />X is a fan of magic, and can pull off tricks himself, like his character on Z. Additionally, X was the celebrity guest for Top Chef Masters, and included his gay partner as a fellow guest.<br />In 2008, X appeared in commercials for Old Spice deodorant, claiming to be an expert because he “used to be a doctor for pretends”.<br />Id X.<br />
  6. 6. 3. Presenting the all new, 2009, X. Taller, roomier and built to perform each and every task with higher hair ratio. Available June 1st.<br />Id X.<br />
  7. 7. The Tonight Show with Conan O’ Brian.<br />
  8. 8. 4. MTV aired music videos that were around three-minutes long. But with the introduction of the remote control, and TV viewers’ tendency to switch channels, MTV felt that even these segments were too long, so they created an animated series called ‘X & Y’, to keep their viewer’s attention. <br />In the show, they would show segments of music videos, then switch back to the characters and offer dialogue and action while the music video played in the background. The show centers on two socially inept, stupid, heavy metal-loving teenagers, X & Y.<br />Name the show.<br />
  9. 9.
  10. 10. 5. Segments featured on X : <br /><ul><li> Eve Theory (on evolution of man)
  11. 11. Designer babies
  12. 12. Health hazards of solar radiation
  13. 13. Composite materials
  14. 14. Roller coaster experiences </li></ul> and many more…<br />One of the reasons for X’s popularity was its host Y, who was recently in the spotlight for voicing A.P.J. Abdul Kalam in his audio autobiography, Wings of Fire.<br />X won the GLAAD media award for outstanding TV journalism in 1997.<br />Id X.<br />
  15. 15. X : TURNING POINT<br />Y : GIRISH KARNAD<br />
  16. 16. 6. Eddie Doyle has signed thousands of autographs, posed for just as many pictures, and has raised more than $1 million for Boston charities. Although he never held public office, or performed on local TV, Doyle is famous. He&apos;s also among the newly unemployed. <br />As word spread of his layoff, a former Boston mayor said &quot;He’s as important as George Washington to this city; he’s that well known. If you want to feel good about yourself you go in and see Eddie Doyle, whether you were a total stranger or a longtime friend.” Eddie Doyle’s workplace and his personality highly influenced the styling of a TV show. ID.<br />
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  18. 18. 7. X: William Daniels :: <br />Justin Bruening: Val Kilmer<br />ID X. Give funda.<br />
  19. 19. X- David Hasselhoff<br />
  20. 20. 8. X is an American television series, also known as The New Adventures of X. It is a remake of a 1964 series. The show has been dubbed as “aquatic Lassie”. Movie actress Jessica Alba started her career with this show in 1995. <br />ID.<br />
  21. 21. Flipper<br />
  22. 22. 9. X is a double BAFTA-winning teen drama that follows a group of teenagers as they grow up. The show premiered on E4 on 25 January 2007. <br />Y plays the character of Anwar Kharral, who is portrayed as a young Muslim boy with overbearing Pakistani parents that attempt to regulate both his faith and his life inside the Mosque. <br />Y was noticed in X by a renowned director and picked to play the lead in a recent critically acclaimed film.<br />ID X. No points for naming the actor.<br />
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  24. 24. 10. X is a TV show that initially began as a radio concept. Often credited as being the first reality TV show, it aired as a segment on The Tonight Show in 1951. The show was a precursor to the more recent wave of shows, one of which is Y hosted by Z. <br />Z was born on August 7, 1971 in Mumbai. At the age of 12, Z acted in his first Hindi film Jalwa, wherein his role was critically acclaimed. While he was still in college, FM radio took off in India, and he gained a reputation for himself as a radio jockey.<br />After he graduated, Z went to an acting school in New York. On returning, he gained national recognition as the host of Y.<br />X,Y and Z please.<br />
  25. 25. X- Candid Camera<br />Y- MTV Bakra<br />Z- Cyrus Broacha<br />
  26. 26. 11. X is an American television program credited by the Guinness Book of World Records as being the longest-running show in production in television and radio history.<br />During the summer of 2009, CBS announced that it had not renewed the show. Proctor & Gamble attempted to find another outlet to distribute the show, but was unsuccessful in doing so. After 72 years on the air (including both radio and TV versions), X ceased production on September 18th. ID.<br />
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  28. 28. 12. Channel X was originally a live sporting events syndicator. X as a cable service was launched with a showing of the 1939 classic movie Gone with the Wind  - it would also be the first program on sister channel Y in 1994. X was involved in a controversy when they began “colourizing” many black and white films.<br />However, when Y was created in April 1994, it advertised itself with the promise : ‘uninterrupted, uncolourizedand commercial-free!’<br />ID X and Y.<br />
  29. 29. X -<br />Y -<br />
  30. 30. 13.<br /><ul><li>1955 Academy award winner for Best Picture.
  31. 31. Only movie to win both the Oscar and the Golden Palm.
  32. 32. Shortest movie to win Best Picture. </li></ul>Significance in a TV quiz?<br />
  33. 33. The only movie based on a tele-film to win Best Picture.<br />
  34. 34. 14. X is one of five children; she has three sisters and a brother. Y is the middle child of three boys. The couple met on October 5, 1997 at a picnic and they were married on June 12, 1999. X and Y co-authored two books, ‘Multiple Blessings’  and ‘_____ Little Faces.’ On June 22, 2009, legal proceedings were initiated in Pennsylvania to dissolve their ten-year long marriage. The episode announcing their separation became the most watched of the series, with 10.6 million viewers.<br />The show?<br />
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  36. 36. 15. X was the brainchild of Y. It was initially rejected due to concerns that such a television series would invoke communalism in the country. However, it was approved and went on to become the ‘most watched television series’ of that genre. <br />It eventually lost this title to series Z, that was telecast after X’s original run. When aired in the UK by the BBC, Z achieved audience figures of 5 million, unheard of for a subtitled series being aired in the afternoon. <br />Id X,Y,Z.<br />
  37. 37. X : RAMAYANA<br />Y : RAMANAND SAGAR<br />Z : MAHABHARAT<br />
  38. 38. 16. ___________________ is a colloquialism  used to denote the point in a television program&apos;s or film series&apos; history where the plot veers off into absurd story lines or out-of-the-ordinary characterizations. This usually corresponds to the point where a show with falling ratings apparently becomes desperate to draw in viewers. <br />The phrase originates from a scene in the ‘Hollywood’ episode of the American TV series Happy Days, where Fonziewearing swim trunks and his trademark leather jacket is seen ______________________while water skiing.<br />The phrase?<br />
  39. 39. Jumping the Shark<br />
  40. 40. 17.X is the title character of an 1880 novel. An 1974 adaptation of the book in Japan was instrumental in drawing a large number of Japanese tourists to X’s homeland, particularly X-Land, which still has spectacular alpine views of X’s day. <br />Id X.<br />
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  42. 42. 18. The following are some of the episodes of which show ? <br />Believe It...Or Don&apos;t!<br />I Fought the Law<br />So You Think Your Job Sucks?!<br />Dudes in Uniform<br />Born to Lose<br />Nasty, Nasty Critters<br />
  43. 43. Maximum Exposure<br />
  44. 44. 19. Id object and give funda.<br />
  45. 45. BAFTA mask<br />
  46. 46. 20. X’s wardrobe was inspired by a green ladies&apos; coat and two ping pong balls. X made his debut in 1955. He has appeared on numerous talk shows -  CNN&apos;s Larry King Live and the last two seasons of Hollywood Squares, always accompanied by Jim Henson. X also guest appeared on An Audience With... Kylie Minogue. X’s most famous role was on TV series Y. X  was awarded an honorary doctorate of Amphibious Letters on May 19, 1996 at Southampton College, New York.   Id X, Y.<br />
  47. 47. X – KERMIT THE FROG <br />Y – SESAME STREET<br />
  48. 48. 21. Connect.<br />
  49. 49. DTH providers in India<br />
  50. 50. 22.Give funda.<br />Lazy Bones<br />Flashmatic<br />Space Command<br />
  51. 51. REMOTE CONTROL<br />
  52. 52. 23. At the end of every episode of XY, veteran actor_________ would discuss the ongoing story and situations with the audience in a unique style, using couplets and limericks. After the show reached the heights of popularity, he would introduce the characters in the serial and end his monologue with the various language versions of the words “XY”.<br />Id the show.<br />
  53. 53. Hum Log<br />
  54. 54. 24. Connect<br />
  55. 55. The only recipients of the BOB HOPE HUMANITARIAN AWARD, conferred on people for contributions to the development of TV and radio as a family medium and a platform for socio-political commentary.<br />
  56. 56. 25. The X & Y show is in the form of cartoon shorts filled with over-the-top violence where X is almost always the victor. <br />Y made his debut in ‘The Happy ____’(1928) which was a commercial failure. Later that year, X and Y appeared together for the first time in ‘Steamboat X,’ a violent parody of Disney’s ‘Steamboat Willie.’<br />Along with cartoon shorts, X and Y have featured in a wartime radio series, at least two films and advertisements for Laramie Cigarettes.<br />The show underwent a non-violent retooling following a protest campaign led by ______ __________. It returned to its original violent format after she was discredited. The X & Y show has also spawned an Academy Award-winning film adaptation, amusement parks and a musical.<br />Id the show.<br />
  57. 57. THE ITCHY & SCRATCHY SHOW<br />
  58. 58. 26.<br />Company : Bulova<br />Price : $4<br />Place : New York<br />Day : July 1, 1941<br />Time : Before the baseball game between the Phillies and the Dodgers.<br />Event : ? <br />
  59. 59. The first advertisement on TV!<br />
  60. 60. 27. When talking about The Hitchhiker&apos;s Guide to the Galaxy  for the British Book Awards, X stated that he chose ______ for his show’s title, because it features prominently in the book. The inspiration for the series was an evening when he took a girlfriend to meet his parents who asked her awkward questions, leading to much embarrassment. <br />ID X and the show.<br />
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  62. 62. 28. Theme song of?<br />