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UTSAV '11 - Finals

  1. 1. College of Engineering Chengannur presents UTSAV ‘11 – GENERAL QUIZ FINALS By: Nigel Thomas
  2. 2. ROUND 1 • • • • INFINITE BOUNCE 8 QUESTIONS 5 POINTS Clockwise
  3. 3. 1 X was born at Kayamkulam. X attended schools in Kayamkulam and Mavelikara. He drew the sleeping posture of one of the teachers in classroom, this made the headmaster angry. But then he was encouraged by his uncle who saw in him great potential. After schooling, X studied painting at Raja Ravi Varma School of Painting at Mavelikara. X’s drawings attracted even Lord Willington and Lord Linlithgow. X founded the Children's Book Trust and later in 1965, the International Dolls Museum too . Who is X ?
  4. 4. Answer is
  5. 5. K. Shankar Pillai/ Cartoonist Shankar
  6. 6. 2. • X is a bronze sculpture by Arturo Di Modica that stands in Bowling Green Park which he installed without permission in front of _______in December 1989. It depicts the symbol of aggressive financial optimism and prosperity. In 2004, Di Modica announced that the sculpture was for sale, on condition the buyer does not move it from its present location. The sculpture is both a popular tourist destination which draws thousands of people a day, as well as “one of the most iconic images of New York”. In 2010, a similar X sculpted by Di Modica which looks "younger" and "stronger" was installed in Shanghai. • What is the sculpture X ?
  7. 7. Answer is
  8. 8. “Charging Bull” in front of NYSE, Wall Street
  9. 9. 3. Identify this Trophy
  10. 10. Answer is
  11. 11. Ranji Trophy
  12. 12. 4. • _____________is an upcoming Hindi drama, thriller and black comedy film directed by Vishal Bhardwaj, based on Ruskin Bond's short story Susanna's Seven Husbands. It was first scheduled for release on 21 January 2011, but has now been postponed to 18 February 2011 i.e. today...... • Name the movie.
  13. 13. Answer is
  14. 14. 5. • In Greek mythology X was a goddess who personified victory, also known as the Winged Goddess of Victory , X assumed the role of the divine charioteer to Zeus for the Titan War against the older deities. X flew around battlefields rewarding the victors with glory and fame. The name of an American antiaircraft missile system was put after X. A figure of X with a vessel was the design of the Jules Rimet trophy and the later FIFA World Cup trophy also. Name X. ( pic. in next slide )
  15. 15. Answer is
  16. 16. Nike
  17. 17. 6. • Starting as an annual literature festival at Powys, Wales for ten days from May to June, devised by Norman and Peter Florence in 1988, this festival was described by Bill Clinton in 2001 as "The Woodstock of the mind“. The festival has expanded in recent years and now includes musical performances and film previews. It has also expanded internationally and sister festivals take place in Nairobi, Zacatecas, Maldives, Kerala, Beirut, Belfast, Cartagena, the Alhambra Palace, Parc Prison in Bridgend and Segovia. • Name the Festival.
  18. 18. Answer is
  19. 19. 7. Identify the female voice
  20. 20. Answer is
  21. 21. 8. Id this Jumbo
  22. 22. Answer is
  23. 23. Round 2 • • • • • Written Round Fill in the Blanks type 10 Blanks from A to J Each answer carries 5 points ‘Bonus’ of 10 points if all answers are correct
  24. 24. Socrates Scholasticus, in his Ecclesiastical History, gives a full description of the discovery of ‘A’. In it he describes how ‘B’, ‘C’s aged mother, had the temple destroyed and the Sepulchre uncovered. ‘C’, who was the first ‘D’ Emperor to convert into ‘E’ , rebuilt the city of ‘F’ and name it after him as ‘G’ and build the Old ‘H’ on the site of martyr of ‘I’ a disciple of ‘J’ .
  25. 25. • Please exchange your answer sheets
  26. 26. Answers
  27. 27. Socrates Scholasticus, in his Ecclesiastical History, gives a full description of the discovery of True Cross (A). In it he describes how Helena (B), Constantine (C)'s aged mother, had the temple destroyed and the Sepulchre uncovered. Constantine (C), who was the first Roman(D) Emperor to convert into Christianity(E) , rebuilt the city of Byzantium(F) and name it after him as Constantinople(G) and build the Old St. Peter’s Basilica(H) on the site of martyr of St. Peter (I) a disciple of Jesus Christ (J) .
  28. 28. Round 3 • • • • Infinite Bounce 8 questions 5 points Anti clockwise
  29. 29. 1. Identify this renowned musician at his youth
  30. 30. Answer is
  31. 31. 2. Name the Indian Cartoon series from the characters • • • • • Meera Jain Auntie Maya Uncle Bhim Nalin Oberoi Hari Oberoi
  32. 32. Answer is
  33. 33. Pavitr Prabhakar Spider Man India • • • • • Meera Jain – Mary Jane Watson Auntie Maya – Aunt May Uncle Bhim – Uncle Ben Nalin Oberoi – Norman Osborn Hari Oberoi – Harry Osborn
  34. 34. 3. X is a Southern California-based chain of two sports-themed restaurants is formally owned by Y. The first X opened in Baltimore proved to be a cornerstone in the development of Baltimore's Inner Harbor. X’s most notable event is the Ultimate Couch Potato Competition, where four competitors try to out-sit each other while watching nonstop sports. Bathroom breaks are permitted only every eight hours and there is a five minute stretch-break every hour; they may eat and drink as much as they want.
  35. 35. Answer is
  36. 36. 4. X made his full international debut against Hungary at the age of 18. He was substituted on during the 63rd minute, but was sent off on the 65th minute because the referee, Markus Merk, found he had headbutted defender Vilmos Vanczák, who was tugging his shirt. He returned to the team in Y's 1–0 World Cup qualifier away defeat to Paraguay. He became the youngest player to represent Y at a World Cup when he came on as a substitute. Within minutes of entering the game he scored the final goal making him the youngest scorer in the tournament and the sixth youngest goal scorer in the history of the World Cup. Id X and Y.
  37. 37. Answer is
  38. 38. 5. Doodle for whom?
  39. 39. Answer is
  40. 40. Google doodle on 70th anniversary of John Lennon's birthday
  41. 41. 6. Identify the place
  42. 42. Answer is
  43. 43. The Exorcist stairs
  44. 44. 7. • This image was first created for a Christmas card for the Museum of Modern Art in 1964. It was put on an eight-cent US Postal Service postage stamp in 1973, the first of their regular series of “____ stamps.“ The sculpture showing the Hebrew word ahava is displayed at The Israel Museum in Jerusalem, Israel. A similar variation on ____ for Google was displayed in place of the search engine site's normal logo.
  45. 45. Answer is
  46. 46. 8. • Non Je Ne Regrette Rein , this song was featured in a movie flick last year.
  47. 47. Answer is
  48. 48. Round 4 Theme Round
  49. 49. 7 Questions All connected by a Central Theme Non-exhaustive Theme Each question carries + 5 points Cracking the theme gives points 20,15,12.5,10,7.5,5,2.5 in 1st,2nd,3rd...7th question • Constant Negative of -5 throughout • Write down the answer or theme • • • • •
  50. 50. 1. • X is a lightweight cotton fabric with typically patterned texture and plaid design, used primarily for summer clothing—pants, shorts, dresses and jackets. The fabric takes its name from the former English name of the Indian city Y .During the 1960s X was called bleeding X. It used dyes that were not colorfast in a typically plaid design, resulting in bleeding and fading colors that yielded a new look to the fabric each time it was laundered. C. P. Krishnan Nair was one of the pioneers of the Bleeding X fabric. This fabric is also mentioned in the Hindi movie, Badmaash Company.
  51. 51. 2. • X was a tiny South Indian kingdom at the tip of the peninsula. The kings of X traces their indirect ancestry back to the Sangam Chera to the Ays and to the Kolathiris and was the forerunner to the modern Kingdom of Travancore, established by king Marthanda Varma. The capital of Ay dynasty was at Nelcynda near present day Thiruvalla, included most of modern day Kollam, the Thiruvananthapuram districts of Kerala, and the Kanyakumari District of Tamil Nadu. The name is believed to derived from Ay vel (Ay=shepherd, Vel=king). X pls...
  52. 52. 3. • This is a popular event conducted on the second Saturday of August every year and is a major tourist attraction. When the first Prime Minister visited this event, he was given a roaring reception by the people escorted. Having gone through the tremendous excitement he donated a rolling trophy to be awarded to the winners of the event. The event has found place in the Guinness. The organizers of London Olympics 2012 are finding the event an opportunity to include it as an Olympic event.
  53. 53. 4. • National Geographic Magazine listed this place as “ONE OF THE TEN PARADISES IN THE WORLD” , Transparency International ranked this place as the least corrupt in the country in 2005 , the ports here were the busiest among all trade and travel routes in the history of the world. • Which is the place being mentioned ?
  54. 54. 5. ______ as seen from ______
  55. 55. 6. • The German equivalent is "upper-middle class car” (Obere Mittelklasse) within the classification maintained by Kraftfahrt-Bundesamt. Another designation for the class is "E-Klasse" (E-Class). • What Class of Cars ? (A Specific answer is expected, no part points)
  56. 56. 7. • X belongs to the Treta yuga, He fought back the advancing seas thus saving the lands of Konkan and Malabar. X is said to be the first warrior saint. It is said that when X saved some coastal parts of Kerala from the advance of the sea it became the start of the Kollam Era (AD 825) for the Malayalam Calendar. He placed statues of various deities in 108 different places and introduced martial arts ("Kalari Payattu") to protect the temple from the evils.
  57. 57. Answers
  58. 58. 1. • X is a lightweight cotton fabric with typically patterned texture and plaid design, used primarily for summer clothing—pants, shorts, dresses and jackets. The fabric takes its name from the former English name of the Indian city Y .During the 1960s was called bleeding X. It used dyes that were not colorfast in a typically plaid design, resulting in bleeding and fading colors that yielded a new look to the fabric each time it was laundered. C. P. Krishnan Nair was one of the pioneers of the Bleeding X fabric.This fabric is also mentioned in the Hindi movie, Badmaash Company.
  59. 59. X- Madras Y- Chennai
  60. 60. 2. • X was a tiny south Indian kingdom at the tip of the peninsula. The kings of X traces their indirect ancestry back to the Sangam Chera to the Ays and to the Kolathiris and was the forerunner to the modern Kingdom of Travancore, established by king Marthanda Varma. The capital of Ay dynasty was at Nelcynda near present day Thiruvalla, included most of modern day Kollam, the Thiruvananthapuram districts of Kerala, and the Kanyakumari District of Tamil Nadu. The name is believed to derived from Ay vel (Ay=shepherd, Vel=king)
  61. 61. Venad
  62. 62. 3. • This is a popular event conducted on the second Saturday of August every year is a major tourist attraction. When the first Premier visited this event he was given a roaring reception by the people escorted. Having gone through the tremendous excitement he donated a rolling trophy to be awarded to the winners of the event. The event has found place in the Guinness. The organizers of London Olympics 2012 are finding the event as an opportunity to include it as an Olympic event.
  63. 63. Nehru Trophy Boat Race at Punnamada Lake, Alappuzha
  64. 64. 4. • National Geographic Magazine listed this place as “ONE OF THE TEN PARADISES IN THE WORLD” , Transparency International ranked this place as the least corrupt in the country in 2005 , the ports here were the busies tamong all trade and travel routes in the history of the world. • Which is the place being mentioned ?
  65. 65. 5. ______ as seen from ______
  66. 66. Sabarimala as seen from Ponnambalamedu
  67. 67. 6. • The German equivalent is "upper-middle class car” (Obere Mittelklasse) within the classification maintained by Kraftfahrt-Bundesamt. Another designation for the class is "E-Klasse" (E-Class) • What Class of Cars ? (A Specific answer is expected, no part points)
  68. 68. Executive Cars
  69. 69. 7. • X belongs to the Treta yuga, he fought back the advancing seas thus saving the lands of Konkan and Malabar. X is said to be the first warrior saint. It is said that when X saved some coastal parts of Kerala from the advance of the sea it became the start of the Kollam Era (AD 825) for the Malayalam Calendar. He placed statues of various deities in 108 different places and introduced martial arts ("Kalari Payattu") to protect the temple from the evils.
  70. 70. Parashuraman
  71. 71. Theme • • • • • • • Madras Mail / Chennai Mail Venad Express Alleppey Express Express Trains Kerala Express running through Sabari Express Kerala Executive Express Parasuram Express
  72. 72. Round 5 LONG VISUAL CONNECT (LVC)
  73. 73. • All the 15 upcoming slides have a common connection • +50 - if connect identified in first three (1-3 slides) • +40 – for (4-6 slides) • +30 – for(7-9 slides) • +20 – for ( 10 – 12 slides ) • +10 – for ( 13- 15 slides) • -5 for wrong attempts • Any no. of attempts before cracking the Theme.
  74. 74. 1.
  75. 75. 2.
  76. 76. 3.
  77. 77. • Theme ???
  78. 78. 4.
  79. 79. 5.
  80. 80. 6.
  81. 81. • Theme pls…
  82. 82. 7.
  83. 83. 8.
  84. 84. 9.
  85. 85. • Theme still pls ???
  86. 86. 10.
  87. 87. 11.
  88. 88. 12.
  89. 89. • Theme pls…
  90. 90. 13.
  91. 91. 14.
  92. 92. 15.
  93. 93. • Theme ???
  94. 94. Answers....
  95. 95. 1. mixi.jp
  96. 96. 2. blackplanet.com
  97. 97. 3. hi5.com
  98. 98. 4. cyworld.co.kr
  99. 99. 5. deviantart.com
  100. 100. 6. taringa.net
  101. 101. 7. linkedin.com
  102. 102. 8. xt3.com
  103. 103. 9. badoo.com
  104. 104. 10. twitter.com
  105. 105. 11. orkut.com
  106. 106. 12. myspace.com
  107. 107. 13. bigadda.com
  108. 108. 14. ibibo.com
  109. 109. 15. facebook.com
  110. 110. 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12. 13. 14. 15. mixi.jp blackplanet.com hi5.com cyworld.co.kr deviantart.com taringa.net linkedin.com xt3.com badoo.com twitter.com orkut.com myspace.com bigadda.com ibibo.com facebook.com
  111. 111. Long Visual Connect is....
  112. 112. Social Networking Websites
  113. 113. Special Thanks to • Jimmy and Larry (Wikipedia)

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