SEQC SoQ Comics and Cartoons Quiz

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The Cartoons and Comics quiz from SEQC Summer of Quiz 2010, a quizcamp for kids in the 12-16 agegroup, held at ICG, Goa on 10th and 11th May 2010.

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SEQC SoQ Comics and Cartoons Quiz

  1. 1. SEQC and ICG present Summer of Quiz 2010 Comics and Cartoons Quiz
  2. 2. General Rules <ul><li>The QM is always right, unless conclusively proven to be wrong! </li></ul><ul><li>Since the QM stinks at math, all scores will be multiples of 5 or 10 </li></ul><ul><li>Since the QM suffers from “ Answer-Jaldi-De ” syndrome, time limit for every question will ideally be 7 secs. In some rounds, it may be higher at 12-15 secs </li></ul><ul><li>In certain cases, a clue may be included with the question, and the question passed around once again. </li></ul><ul><li>The entire quiz shall function on the “ bounce-bounce-bounce-bounce-bounce-bounce-bounce-bounce-bounce-bounce-bounce-bounce-bounce-bounce-bounce-bounce-bounce-bounce-bounce-bounce-bounce-bounce-bounce-bounce-bounce-bounce-bounce-bounce……………………………………………” format </li></ul><ul><li>QM is NOT responsible for post-quiz trauma (if any) </li></ul>
  3. 3. NOTE In the quiz, some questions had hints that were provided only after the question was unanswered by all teams. -QM
  4. 4. <ul><li>  Round One </li></ul><ul><li>Mera Desh Mahaan… </li></ul>
  5. 5. Q1: <ul><li>This comic character was introduced by Pran in 1971 for LotPot magazine. The side characters included the protagonist’s wife, dog and alien friend. In a TV version of the comic, the role of the character as played by Raghuvir Yadav. </li></ul>
  6. 6. <ul><li>Chacha Chaudhary  </li></ul>Answer
  7. 7. Q2: <ul><li>Pavitra Prabhakar is the main protagonist in which comic book series? (Well, only 4 issues of this comic actually came out) </li></ul>
  8. 8. <ul><li>Spider Man :India </li></ul><ul><li>Pavitra Prabhakar-Peter Parker </li></ul><ul><li>Meera Jain- Mary Jane </li></ul><ul><li>Aunty Maya- Aunt May  </li></ul>Answer
  9. 9. Q3: <ul><li>The 70’s comic book hero Supremo was based on which famous Indian actor </li></ul>
  10. 10. <ul><li>Amitabh Bachchan </li></ul><ul><li>Infact the series was called </li></ul><ul><li>Supremo- Adventures of Amitabh Bachchan </li></ul>Answer
  11. 11. Q5: <ul><li>Identify this guy whose contribution to Indian comic industry is beyond measure </li></ul>
  12. 12. <ul><li>Ananth Pai…a.k.a. Uncle Pai </li></ul>Answer
  13. 13. Q5: <ul><li>This comic character made his debut in January 1983 in a popular Indian kids magazine. Unlike other characters, he was not originally conceptualized by the creators of the magazine but out of 3 narrative stories sent by Sameer Salman from Trichy. The concept was rendered into comics format, with the illustrations by one of the famous yesteryear artists, Ram Waeerkar. Which character? </li></ul>
  14. 14. <ul><li>Suppandi </li></ul>Answer
  15. 15. <ul><li>  Round Two </li></ul><ul><li>From your newspaper… </li></ul>
  16. 16. Q1: <ul><li>Which is the world’s most widely syndicated comic? </li></ul><ul><li>In other words, which comic will you find in the most number of newspapers/magazines? </li></ul>
  17. 17. <ul><li>Garfield  </li></ul>Answer
  18. 18. Q2: <ul><li>Which comic is written by Vic Bloom and illustrated by Bob Montana? </li></ul>
  19. 19. <ul><li>Archie Comics </li></ul>Answer
  20. 20. Q3: <ul><li>The inspiration for this comic strip came from </li></ul><ul><li>the four year old son of a </li></ul><ul><li>cartoonist, who refused to </li></ul><ul><li>take a nap and somehow </li></ul><ul><li>always messed up his room. </li></ul><ul><li>Which comic strip was </li></ul><ul><li>thus born? </li></ul>Hint:
  21. 21. <ul><li>Dennis The Menace </li></ul>Answer
  22. 22. Q4: <ul><li>Which comic strip about the military life is written by Mort Walker? </li></ul>
  23. 23. <ul><li>Beetle Bailey </li></ul>Answer
  24. 24. Q5: <ul><li>Identify this comic character </li></ul><ul><li>whose statue is placed at </li></ul><ul><li>NASA’s Kennedy Space Center </li></ul>
  25. 25. <ul><li>Snoopy!  </li></ul>Answer
  26. 26. <ul><li>  Round Three </li></ul><ul><li>A rose by any other name…. </li></ul>
  27. 27. Q1: <ul><li>Is it a bird? Is it a plane? No, it’s Superman! </li></ul><ul><li>What was Superman’s name on the planet Krypton? </li></ul>
  28. 28. <ul><li>Kal El  </li></ul>Answer
  29. 29. Q2: <ul><li>Which famous cartoon dog was originally called Rover? </li></ul>Hint: Think Outer space! 
  30. 30. <ul><li>Pluto </li></ul>Answer
  31. 31. Q3: <ul><li>Fauntleroy is the very odd middle name of which cartoon character? </li></ul>
  32. 32. <ul><li>Donald “Fauntleroy” Duck  </li></ul>Answer
  33. 33. Q4: <ul><li>According to the original plan, which cartoon series was to have 5 characters: </li></ul><ul><li>Geoff, Kelly, Linda, W.W and their dog Too Much </li></ul>
  34. 34. <ul><li>Scooby Doo </li></ul><ul><li>Geoff is now Fred </li></ul><ul><li>Linda is Velma </li></ul><ul><li>Daphne was formerly Kelly </li></ul><ul><li>And W.W. is the much cooler Shaggy </li></ul>Answer
  35. 35. Q5: <ul><li>Belgian artist Georges Remi wrote under what pen name? </li></ul>
  36. 36. <ul><li>Hergé </li></ul>Answer
  37. 37. <ul><li>  Round Four </li></ul><ul><li>Pot Pourri </li></ul>
  38. 38. Q1: <ul><li>________ and __________ is a comic book series by Hergé about 2 street urchins in Brussels who unintentionally cause trouble, leading to annoyance with their parents and the police </li></ul>
  39. 39. <ul><li>Quick and Flupke  </li></ul>Answer
  40. 40. Q2: <ul><li>Satoshi Tajirin , in 1996, created which cartoon series, after being inspired by his hobby of insect collecting? </li></ul>
  41. 41. <ul><li>Pokemon  </li></ul>Answer
  42. 42. Q3: <ul><li>What is this patent </li></ul><ul><li>application of? </li></ul><ul><li>It was awarded to </li></ul><ul><li>Takashi Matsuda of </li></ul><ul><li>Takar co. Ltd. in 1984 </li></ul>
  43. 43. <ul><li>The patent to the original Transformers toyline </li></ul>Answer
  44. 44. Q4: <ul><li>From which famous animated TV series is this warning? </li></ul>
  45. 45. <ul><li>South Park </li></ul>Answer
  46. 46. Q5: <ul><li>Identify the </li></ul><ul><li>person </li></ul><ul><li>who is the </li></ul><ul><li>voice of the </li></ul><ul><li>white guy: </li></ul>Video: http://www.mediafire.com/download.php?nizi14myynm Clip from Simpsons Episode S03E01 “Stark Raving Dad” with a certain name garbled
  47. 47. <ul><li>This is a blank slide! </li></ul>… .Yes, we did expect stuff to go wrong! 
  48. 48. <ul><li>Michael Jackson </li></ul>Answer Video: http://www.mediafire.com/download.php?hnmtyzmy3vt Same video as before, but with MJ’s name ungarbled
  49. 49. <ul><li>Round Five </li></ul><ul><li>M i x e d B a g </li></ul>
  50. 50. Q1: <ul><li>What is this group of </li></ul><ul><li>superheroes better </li></ul><ul><li>known as? </li></ul>
  51. 51. <ul><li>Justice League </li></ul><ul><li>Or </li></ul><ul><li>Justice League of America </li></ul>Answer
  52. 52. Q2: <ul><li>Which cartoon was created as a replacement for Oswald the lucky rabbit </li></ul>Hint: This is Oswald The Lucky Rabbit
  53. 53. <ul><li>Mickey Mouse </li></ul>Answer
  54. 54. Q3: <ul><li>What is the major contribution of Anthea Bell and Derek Hockridge to the world of Asterix comics? </li></ul>
  55. 55. <ul><li>They’re the guys who translated the Asterix comics from French to English </li></ul>Answer
  56. 56. Q4: <ul><li>This is the original drawing of which famous cartoon/comic character? </li></ul>
  57. 57. <ul><li>Winnie the Pooh </li></ul>Answer
  58. 58. Q5: <ul><li>What is so special about the </li></ul><ul><li>Tintin comic: </li></ul><ul><li>Tintin and the Alph-Art </li></ul>
  59. 59. <ul><li>Tintin and Alph-Art was the intended twenty-fourth and final book in the Tintin series, but was not completed since Hergé died in 1983, and it was published posthumously (despite being incomplete) in 1986. It will again be released in late 2010 with the original sketch pad as well as newly found notes and scripts discovered in a French Bank archive. </li></ul>Answer
  60. 60. <ul><li>  Round Six </li></ul><ul><li>I definitely know this one… </li></ul>
  61. 61. Q1: <ul><li>Bob Clampett created this character after being inspired by an unflattering baby photo of himself. The character, originally named Orson, was initially pitted against two hungry cats. The name was later changed to something much sweeter . </li></ul><ul><li>What name do we know this character as today? </li></ul>
  62. 62. <ul><li>Tweety </li></ul>Answer
  63. 63. Q2: <ul><li>Leo the lion, though not a cartoon/comic character is someone most, if not all of us have seen. Who is Leo the lion? </li></ul>
  64. 64. <ul><li>The MGM mascot </li></ul>Answer
  65. 65. Q3: <ul><li>What is the name of Speedy Gonsalves’ cousin, who made an appearance in a few of Speedy’s cartoons </li></ul>
  66. 66. <ul><li>Slowpoke Rodriguez </li></ul>Answer
  67. 67. Q4: <ul><li>The 1954 cartoon Devil May Hare marked the first appearance of which cartoon character? </li></ul>
  68. 68. <ul><li>Taz- The Tasmanian Devil </li></ul>Answer
  69. 69. Q5: <ul><li>Identify these </li></ul><ul><li>famous siblings: </li></ul>
  70. 70. <ul><li>Warner Brothers </li></ul><ul><li>Harry, Albert, Sam and Jack Warner </li></ul>Answer

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