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BVCOE Quiz Club Meet-April 2013

  1. 1. BVCOE Quiz Club Meet 05.04.2013 QM for the day: Kunal Sharma
  2. 2. RULES: 1. QM is gawd. He is always right. Do not argue. 1. QM is gawd. He is always right . Do not argue. 1. QM is gawd. He is always right . Do not argue. 1. QM is gawd. He is always right . Do not argue. 1. QM is gawd. He is always right . Do not argue. Every rule marked #1 on purpose. The QM knows his counting!
  3. 3. SCORING • +10 for a correct answer. • No negatives. So feel free to guess. (The slide titles may come in handy, ;-)) • Part points available on the QM’s discretion.
  4. 4. Starting with The One From Textbook Geography. Q1. FITB. 1. __________ 2. Superior 3. Victoria 4. Huron 5. Michigan
  5. 5. While still on books, The One For The Books. Q2. Identify this logo related to the world of Literature.
  6. 6. The One From The Comics now. Q3. X is an American adventure comic strip created by Lee Falk, also the creator of Mandrake the Magician. X stars a costumed crime fighter operating from the fictional African country Bangalla. Unlike many fictional costumed heroes, X does not have any supernatural powers, but instead relies on his strength, intelligence, and fearsome reputation of being an immortal ghost to defeat his foes. Id X.
  7. 7. The One With Comedy & Word-Play. Q4. Which famous stand up comedian‟s website is this?
  8. 8. The One From Football. Q5. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rCeOo 0QLxAw • Against which club did Beckham score this goal?
  9. 9. The One From Music. Q6. X is an American punk rock band, formed in Los Angeles in 1977. The original members are vocalist Exene Cervenka, vocalist/bassist John Doe, guitarist Billy Zoom, and drummer DJ Bonebrake. Give me the name of the band.
  10. 10. The One From Awards. Q7. Who is the only Indian actor to have won a BAFTA award?
  11. 11. While still on awards, The One From The Oscars. Q8. The movie X has the dubious distinction of having the maximum no. of Oscar nominations without winning even one Oscar. Y got her only Oscar nomination in the Best supporting category for this film, which dealt with the life and trials of a young African American woman. X and Y please.
  12. 12. The One With The Map. Q9. What does this map depict?
  13. 13. The One With The Quote. Q10. „First of all, I don't write science fiction. I've only done one science fiction book and that's ______(X)______, based on reality. It was named so to represent the temperature at which paper ignites.‟ For 10 points, give me X and the author.
  14. 14. The One About The Name (Part-1) Q11. X is the leading exponent of the Lucknow Kalka- Bindadin gharana of Kathak dance in India. He is the founder of the dance school, Kalashram, in Delhi. Awarded the Padma Vibhushan in 1986, X recently won the 2012 National Film Award for Best Choreography for Vishwaroopam. Who be X?
  15. 15. The One About The Name (Part-2) Q12. Madrid Open experimented with blue clay for the last year‟s tournament. Many players were not happy and blasted the organisers for this. Novak Djokovic had this to say - "For me that's not tennis. Either I come up with the football shoes or I invite X to advise me on how I should play on this court." so who is X, who is not related to tennis but is generally considered capable of doing anything.
  16. 16. The One From The Sitcoms. Q13. Which sitcom had episodes in the seasons 5-8 named after famous rock songs from the 70‟s?
  17. 17. The One From Fashion. Q14. Karl Lagerfeld revealed a new set of clutch handbags for the Chanel Spring/Summer 2013 collection. What are the handbags informally called, based on what inspired Lagerfeld?
  18. 18. The One With The Striptease. Q15. X is a cabaret in Paris, France. It is marked by the red windmill on its roof. It is best known as the spiritual birthplace of the modern form of the can- can dance. It was one of the first cabarets in the world to feature striptease in its shows, thus gaining widespread popularity. It is also the name of a 2001 Oscar winning movie, starring Nicole Kidman & Ewan McGregor. Gimme X.
  19. 19. The One With All The Art. Q16. Id the painter and the painting.
  20. 20. The One With Doodling. Q17. Google doodle depicting what from the world of mathematics?
  21. 21. The One For The Linguistics. Q18. If the Swahili word for lion is Simba, what is the Turkish word for Lion?? ( Think famous lions)
  22. 22. The One With The Record. Q19. Which footballer has won the Champions League more times than any other player?
  23. 23. The One For Those With Taste (And Money). Q20. The term XY refers to the creation of exclusive custom- fitted clothing. XY is made to order for a specific customer, and it is usually made from high-quality, expensive fabric and sewn with extreme attention to detail and finished by the most experienced and capable seamstresses, often using time- consuming, hand-executed techniques. A XY garment is made specifically for the wearer‟s measurements and body stance. X means elegant or high. Y means dressmaking, sewing, or needlework and is also used as a common abbreviation of XY and refers to the same thing in spirit. What‟s the good term am I looking for?
  24. 24. The One About The Phrase. Q21. This phrase originated in the Shakespearean era, when mattresses were secured on bed frames by ropes. When you pulled on the ropes, the mattress tightened, making the bed firmer to sleep on. The phrase is still very commonly used. What is it?
  25. 25. The One For Harry Potter Fans. Q22. What is the name of Harry‟s Uncle Vernon's company and what does it manufacture?
  26. 26. The One From History (Part-1). Q23. He was one of the British generals during the American War of Independence. He is stamped in US history as the general leading the British troops who surrendered to the American force, symbolically ending the war. He surrendered to General Washington and the French commander on 19 October 1781, after the Siege of Yorktown. He returned to Great Britain in 1782. Tom Wilkinson played him in the movie “The Patriot”. Who is he? We know him in an entirely different context here in India.
  27. 27. The One From History (Part-2). Q24. Mahatma Gandhi, in his autobiography, „The Story of My Experiments with Truth‟ called X his mentor and guide. He was also the mentor of Mohammed Ali Jinnah. He also founded the Servants of India Society in Pune on June 12, 1905. Id this freedom fighter.
  28. 28. The One For Wikipedia. Q25. Id this crowd-sourced South Asian language and culture website which provides a guide to the English words and phrases of South-East Asia.
  29. 29. The One About The Island. Q26. In July 2008, Dimitris Lambrou, on behalf of his island, appealed to a court to ban the use of the word in any other context but in reference to his fellow islanders. The court rejected the injunction saying the word could be used in both contexts and does not necessarily offend the residents. Dimitris‟ response: “This offends our 3000 year old long history. They can do what they want with their bodies. And they can call themselves what they want, but not_______.” What island & term?
  30. 30. The One From Animes. Q27. Instructions written on the first page of X: • The human whose name is written in this notebook shall die. • This notebook will not take effect unless the writer has the subject's face in their mind when writing his/her name. Therefore, people sharing the same name will not be affected. • If the cause of death is written within 40 seconds of writing the person's name, it will happen. • If the cause of death is not specified, the person will simply die of a heart attack. • After writing the cause of death, the details of the death should be written in the next 6 minutes and 40 seconds. Id X.
  31. 31. The One With The Pseudonym. Q28. Masked and Anonymous is a 2003 comedy- drama film directed by Larry Charles, who is better known for his writing on successful TV sitcoms, Seinfeld and Mad About You and for executive producing episodes of The Tick and Dilbert. The film was written by Larry Charles and X, the latter under the pseudonym "Sergei Petrov“. Id X, better known in the world of music.
  32. 32. The One With The List. Q29. Connect. Exhaustive list. • Barbie • Crayola Crayon • Erector Set • Etch A Sketch • Frisbee • Hula hoop • Lego • Lincoln Logs • Marbles • Monopoly • Play-Doh • Radio Flyer wagon • Roller Skates • Teddy bear • Tinkertoy • View-Master • Duncan Yo-Yo
  33. 33. The One About The Title. Q30. The novel gets its title from the following excerpt of a poem by Ernest Dowson: I have forgot much, Cynara! ____ ____ ___ ____, Flung roses, roses riotously with the throng, Dancing, to put thy pale, lost lilies out of mind.. Name of the novel please.
  34. 34. The One With Achievement. Q31. Cdr. Homi. D. Motiwala and Lt. Cdr. P.K. Garg are the only two people from which sport to win the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award?
  35. 35. The One With The Funda. Q32. Both Vitas Gerulaitis and Roscoe Tanner won the Men‟s singles title in 1977 at the Australian Open. Put funda.
  36. 36. The One With Style. Q33. This hairstyle worn by Robert de Niro‟s character (Travis Bickle) in Taxi Driver is known by one of the names of an indigenous tribe of North America who call themselves Kanienkehaka meaning People of the Flint. They are known to have sported this hairstyle themselves. What is the style called?
  37. 37. The One About The Word. Q34. Which English word originated in the 1930's from scenes such as these in early Hollywood films?
  38. 38. The One With Sweetness. Q35. A Glass And A Half Full Productions” is the in-house production unit dedicated to advertisement campaign of which company? The phrase was originally used to explain the amount of milk in every half-pound of this product. But due to new European standards this phrase had to be dropped from the product.
  39. 39. The One With The Connect. 5 slides in all. +10 for every individual answer. +20 bonus if you get all correct. Connect scoring mentioned on each slide.
  40. 40. +50/-25 The book deals with the thoughts and psychological transformations of Doctor Fridolin over a two-day period after his wife confesses having had sexual fantasies involving another man. Which book is this? (Pic on next slide.)
  41. 41. +50/-25
  42. 42. +40/-20 Room 237 is a 2012 documentary film directed by Rodney Ascher about perceived meanings in the movie X. X is widely regarded as a masterpiece of modern horror. Gimme X.
  43. 43. +30/-15 X (c. 109–71 BC) was a Thracian gladiator, who along with the Gauls Crixus and Oenomaus, a Roman Castus, and a Celt Gannicus, was one of the slave leaders in the Third Servile War, a major slave uprising against the Roman Republic. It is also the name of a TV series, started in 2010 and currently in its third season. Id X.
  44. 44. +20/-10 The novel's fictional Foreword states that Humbert Humbert dies of coronary thrombosis upon finishing his manuscript, the events of the novel. It also states that Mrs. Richard Schiller [X] dies giving birth to a stillborn girl on Christmas Day, 1952. Id X, also the name of the novel.
  45. 45. +10/0 Minimalist poster for?
  46. 46. Time For The Answers Now.
  47. 47. Starting with The One From Textbook Geography. Q1. FITB. 1. __________ 2. Superior 3. Victoria 4. Huron 5. Michigan
  48. 48. CASPIAN SEA. The list of the largest lakes in the world by area.
  49. 49. While still on books, The One For The Books. Q2. Identify this logo from the world of Literature.
  50. 50. MAN Group. Sponsors of the Booker Prize.
  51. 51. The One From The Comics now. Q3. X is an American adventure comic strip created by Lee Falk, also the creator of Mandrake the Magician. X stars a costumed crime fighter operating from the fictional African country Bangalla. Unlike many fictional costumed heroes, X does not have any supernatural powers, but instead relies on his strength, intelligence, and fearsome reputation of being an immortal ghost to defeat his foes. Id X.
  52. 52. PHANTOM.
  53. 53. The One With Comedy & Word-Play. Q4. Which famous stand up comedian‟s website is this?
  54. 54. VIR DAS.
  55. 55. WIMBLEDON FC.
  56. 56. The One From Music. Q6. X is an American punk rock band, formed in Los Angeles in 1977. The original members are vocalist Exene Cervenka, vocalist/bassist John Doe, guitarist Billy Zoom, and drummer DJ Bonebrake. Give me the name of the band.
  57. 57. X!
  58. 58. The One From Awards. Q7. Who is the only Indian actor to have won a BAFTA award?
  59. 59. ROHINI HATTANGADI.
  60. 60. While still on awards, The One From The Oscars. Q8. The movie X has the dubious distinction of having the maximum no. of Oscar nominations without winning even one Oscar. Y got her only Oscar nomination in the Best supporting category for this film, which dealt with the life and trials of a young African American woman. X and Y please.
  61. 61. X- THE COLOR PURPLE Y- OPRAH WINFREY
  62. 62. The One With The Map. Q9. What does this map depict?
  63. 63. Continent-wise break up of Sachin Tendulkar‟s hundred 100‟s.
  64. 64. The One With The Quote. Q10. „First of all, I don't write science fiction. I've only done one science fiction book and that's ______(X)______, based on reality. It was named so to represent the temperature at which paper ignites.‟ For 10 points, give me X and the author.
  65. 65. The One About The Name (Part-1) Q11. X is the leading exponent of the Lucknow Kalka- Bindadin gharana of Kathak dance in India. He is the founder of the dance school, Kalashram, in Delhi. Awarded the Padma Vibhushan in 1986, X recently won the 2012 National Film Award for Best Choreography for Vishwaroopam. Who be X?
  66. 66. BIRJU MAHARAJ
  67. 67. The One About The Name (Part-2) Q12. Madrid Open experimented with blue clay for the last year‟s tournament. Many players were not happy and blasted the organisers for this. Novak Djokovic had this to say - "For me that's not tennis. Either I come up with the football shoes or I invite X to advise me on how I should play on this court." so who is X, who is not related to tennis but is generally considered capable of doing anything.
  68. 68. The One From The Sitcoms. Q13. Which sitcom had episodes in the seasons 5-8 named after famous rock songs from the 70‟s?
  69. 69. The One From Fashion. Q14. Karl Lagerfeld revealed a new set of clutch handbags for the Chanel Spring/Summer 2013 collection. What are the handbags informally called, based on what inspired Lagerfeld?
  70. 70. LEGO HANDBAGS
  71. 71. The One With The Striptease. Q15. X is a cabaret in Paris, France. It is marked by the red windmill on its roof. It is best known as the spiritual birthplace of the modern form of the can- can dance. It was one of the first cabarets in the world to feature striptease in its shows, thus gaining widespread popularity. It is also the name of a 2001 Oscar winning movie, starring Nicole Kidman & Ewan McGregor. Gimme X.
  72. 72. The One With All The Art. Q16. Id the painter and the painting.
  73. 73. ANDY WARHOL 8 ELVISES.
  74. 74. The One With Doodling. Q17. Google doodle depicting what from the world of mathematics?
  75. 75. FERMAT‟S LAST THEOREM
  76. 76. The One For The Linguistics. Q18. If the Swahili word for lion is Simba, what is the Turkish word for Lion?? ( Think famous lions)
  77. 77. ASLAN
  78. 78. The One With The Record. Q19. Which footballer has won the Champions League more times than any other player?
  79. 79. FRANSESCO GENTO. 6 TITLES WITH REAL MADRID. In the years 56,57,58,59,60 & 66
  80. 80. The One For Those With Taste (And Money). Q20. The term XY refers to the creation of exclusive custom- fitted clothing. XY is made to order for a specific customer, and it is usually made from high-quality, expensive fabric and sewn with extreme attention to detail and finished by the most experienced and capable seamstresses, often using time- consuming, hand-executed techniques. A XY garment is made specifically for the wearer‟s measurements and body stance. X means elegant or high. Y means dressmaking, sewing, or needlework and is also used as a common abbreviation of XY and refers to the same thing in spirit. What‟s the good term am I looking for?
  81. 81. HAUTE COUTURE
  82. 82. The One With The Phrase. Q21. This phrase originated in the Shakespearean era, when mattresses were secured on bed frames by ropes. When you pulled on the ropes, the mattress tightened, making the bed firmer to sleep on. The phrase is still very commonly used. What is it?
  83. 83. GOOD NIGHT, AND SLEEP TIGHT
  84. 84. The One For Harry Potter Fans. Q22. What is the name of Harry‟s Uncle Vernon's company and what does it manufacture?
  85. 85. • Grunnings. It manufactures drills.
  86. 86. The One From History (Part-1). Q23. He was one of the British generals during the American War of Independence. He is stamped in US history as the general leading the British troops who surrendered to the American force, symbolically ending the war. He surrendered to General Washington and the French commander on 19 October 1781, after the Siege of Yorktown. He returned to Great Britain in 1782. Tom Wilkinson played him in the movie “The Patriot”. Who is he? We know him in an entirely different context here in India.
  87. 87. • Lord Cornwallis. Known in India for defeating Tipu Sultan in the Mysore war.
  88. 88. The One From History (Part-2). Q24. Mahatma Gandhi, in his autobiography, „The Story of My Experiments with Truth‟ called X his mentor and guide. He was also the mentor of Mohammed Ali Jinnah. He also founded the Servants of India Society in Pune on June 12, 1905. Id this freedom fighter.
  89. 89. Gopal Krishna Gokhale
  90. 90. The One For Wikipedia. Q25. Id this crowd-sourced South Asian language and culture website which provides a guide to the English words and phrases of South-East Asia.
  91. 91. Samosapedia
  92. 92. The One About The Island. Q26. In July 2008, Dimitris Lambrou, on behalf of his island, appealed to a court to ban the use of the word in any other context but in reference to his fellow islanders.The court rejected the injunction saying the word could be used in both contexts and does not necessarily offend the residents. Dimitris‟ response: “This offends our 3000 year old long history. They can do what they want with their bodies. And they can call themselves what they want, but not_______.” What island & term?
  93. 93. LESBOS/ LESBIANS.
  94. 94. The One From Animes. Q27. Instructions written on the first page of X: • The human whose name is written in this notebook shall die. • This notebook will not take effect unless the writer has the subject's face in their mind when writing his/her name. Therefore, people sharing the same name will not be affected. • If the cause of death is written within 40 seconds of writing the person's name, it will happen. • If the cause of death is not specified, the person will simply die of a heart attack. • After writing the cause of death, the details of the death should be written in the next 6 minutes and 40 seconds. Id X.
  95. 95. DEATH NOTE.
  96. 96. The One With The Pseudonym. Q28. Masked and Anonymous is a 2003 comedy- drama film directed by Larry Charles, who is better known for his writing on successful TV sitcoms, Seinfeld and Mad About You. The film was written by Larry Charles and X, the latter under the pseudonym „Sergei Petrov‟. The film revolves around an iconic rock legend, bailed out of prison to perform a one-man benefit concert for a decaying future North American society. Id X, better known in the world of music.
  97. 97. BOB DYLAN
  98. 98. The One With The List. Q29. Connect. Exhaustive list. • Barbie • Crayola Crayon • Erector Set • Etch A Sketch • Frisbee • Hula hoop • Lego • Lincoln Logs • Marbles • Monopoly • Play-Doh • Radio Flyer wagon • Roller Skates • Teddy bear • Tinkertoy • View-Master • Duncan Yo-Yo
  99. 99. The original inductees to the National Toy Hall of Fame.
  100. 100. The One About The Title. Q30. The novel gets its title from the following excerpt of a poem by Ernest Dowson: I have forgot much, Cynara! ____ ____ ___ ____, Flung roses, roses riotously with the throng, Dancing, to put thy pale, lost lilies out of mind.. Name of the novel please.
  101. 101. GONE WITH THE WIND.
  102. 102. The One With Achievement. Q31. Cdr. Homi D. Motiwala and Lt. Cdr. P.K. Garg are the only two people from which sport to win the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award?
  103. 103. YACHTING
  104. 104. The One With The Funda. Q32. Both Vitas Gerulaitis and Roscoe Tanner won the Men‟s singles title in 1977 at the Australian Open. Put funda.
  105. 105. Due to a schedule change, Australian Open was held twice in 1977, once in January and then in December.
  106. 106. The One With Style. Q33. This hairstyle worn by Robert de Niro‟s character (Travis Bickle) in Taxi Driver is known by one of the names of an indigenous tribe of North America who call themselves Kanienkehaka meaning People of the Flint. They are known to have sported this hairstyle themselves. What is the style called?
  107. 107. MOHAWK
  108. 108. The One About The Word. Q34. Which English word originated in the 1930's from scenes such as these in early Hollywood films?
  109. 109. CLIFFHANGER
  110. 110. The One With Sweetness. Q35. Glass And A Half Full Productions” is the in-house production unit dedicated to advertisement campaign of which company? The phrase was originally used to explain the amount of milk in every half-pound of this product. But due to new European standards this phrase had to be dropped from the product.
  111. 111. The One With The Connect. 5 slides in all. +10 for every individual answer. +20 bonus if you get all correct. Connect scoring mentioned on each slide.
  112. 112. +50/-25 The book deals with the thoughts and psychological transformations of Doctor Fridolin over a two-day period after his wife confesses having had sexual fantasies involving another man. Which book is this? (Pic on next slide.)
  113. 113. +50/-25
  114. 114. Dream Story
  115. 115. +40/-20 Room 237 is a 2012 documentary film directed by Rodney Ascher about perceived meanings in the movie X. X is widely regarded as a masterpiece of modern horror. Gimme X.
  116. 116. +30/-15 X (c. 109–71 BC) was a Thracian gladiator, who along with the Gauls Crixus and Oenomaus, a Roman Castus, and a Celt Gannicus, was one of the slave leaders in the Third Servile War, a major slave uprising against the Roman Republic. It is also the name of a TV series, started in 2010 and currently in its third season. Id X.
  117. 117. +20/-10 The novel's fictional Foreword states that Humbert Humbert dies of coronary thrombosis upon finishing his manuscript, the events of the novel. It also states that Mrs. Richard Schiller [X] dies giving birth to a stillborn girl on Christmas Day, 1952. Id X, also the name of the novel.
  118. 118. LOLITA
  119. 119. +10/0 Minimalist poster for?
  120. 120. CONNECT: STANLEY KUBRICK.

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