Le Premier
Chinmay Tadwalkar
Rules:
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40 Questions
Infinite Bounce
+10 for Correct answer
No negatives.
All Questions guessable. Make guesses.
Q...
Q.1
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Identify the missing person.
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Field Marshal Sam Manekshaw

The only Indian military officers with a five-star rank.
Q.2


What has been blanked out?


The Pirate Bay

Doodle on The Pirate Bay’s homepage to celebrate"10 million peers. 1 million torrents. 2.5 million regi...
Q.3


Starting off as a street trader and a mechanic,
X has now become a business tycoon.
X, who served in the military f...
Roman Abramovich
Q.4


Connect:
Warty Warthog
Fiesty Fawn
Lucid Lynx
Precise Pangolin
Raring Ringtail
Saucy Salamander

Order of the names...


Ubuntu releases.

The names are given in an unique pattern, using
an adjective and an animal name starting from
the sam...
Q.5


There is a connection between the four.
Fill in the blank.

1.St.Peter‟s Basilica
2.Mona Lisa
3.US Capitol
4.______...


Basilica di Santa Maria del Fiore

Depicted on the First Edition cover
of Dan Brown‟s Robert Langdon
series‟ novels.
#1...
Q.6


The most famous scene featuring X & Y was at
the Apta Railway Station, Panvel.
One can go and see them in an old, f...




X: Raj (Shah Rukh Khan)
Y: Simran (Kajol)
-Apta Rly. Stn.: Location of
Shah Rukh pulling Kajol in train
scene
-Famou...
Q.7


What is it?

Hint:
“Imagine all the people living life in peace”
-John Lennon


Imagine Peace Tower
It is the memorial dedicated to John Lennon by Yoko
Ono located near Reykjavík, Iceland.
The name i...
Q.8


Apart from being home to the world‟s oldest
sporting museum, it has hosted matches of
various sports like baseball,...


Lord's Cricket Ground

One such exciting moment.
His Century here on his test debut was another exciting moment, of
cou...
Q.9


Who are the residents of these addresses:
-90 Bedford St. Apt. 19, New York, NY 10014.
-90 Bedford St. Apt. 20, New...


Joey Tribbiani
Monica Geller
Phoebe Buffay
and their Friends.

Owners of the apartments
respectively

„Cast of Friends‟...
Q.10


What is common to these commodities?
Darjeeling Tea
Mysore Sandal Soap
Puneri Pagdi
Hyderabadi Haleem
Bikaneri Bhu...


Geographical Indications in India

The GI recognition ensures that none other than those
registered as authorised users...
Q.11


XY was titled Y which translates to 'Prime
Minister'. He did away with the priestly job which
came along his cast ...


X:Bajirao I
Y:Peshwa
Q.12
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Funda.
Q.13
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





Robert Johnson
Brian Jones
Jimi Hendrix
Jim Morrison
Kurt Cobain
Amy Winehouse

What „club‟ do these and...


27 Club

All these musicians died at the age of 27.
Cause of most deaths has been or related to
drug and alcohol abuse.
Q.14


X and Y share a fierce rivalry in a derby, which
went beyond football and took political turns
in the past.
X was ...


X: Real Madrid
Y:Athletico Madrid

On their way to the UEFA Champions League
titles, it was once said,
“Real wandered t...
Q.15


Connect:


Movies that are adaptations of the Ruskin
Bond novels.

Junoon- The Flight of Pigeons
The Blue Umbrella- The Blue Umbre...
Q.16








Trafalgar Square: London
Times Square: New York
Tahrir Square: Cairo
Tiananmen Square: Beijing
Place de...


Istanbul
Taksim Square is in recent news for being the
center of protests in Turkey.
Q.17


_________ is a generic term in English, first
usage of which can be traced to the 16th
century. Of all its etymolo...


Gibberish
Q.18
X & Y graduated in Electrical engineering from
Stanford University. They set up their Co. and
tossed a coin to decide...
First logo of Hewlett-Packard

Founders: William Hewlett and David Packard (won the toss)

Present CEO: Meg Whitman
Q.19


Give the Funda that connects these flags.


The „Six Flags‟ over Texas
Q.20


Blog post of a company dated 23 Aug 2012 read:
“The logo has two components: the logotype and the
symbol. For the ...


New Microsoft Logo
Q.21










A chocolate bar.
Named after its creator and the Italian word for 'nougat'.
Said to have got its shap...
The hidden bear
Q.22


One of the iconic images of a consequence of
the 2012 Sindh floods. Explain the
phenomenon.


Millions of spiders climbed up the trees to
escape the rising flood waters. Many trees
became cocooned in spider webs.
...
Q.23
A comic from 5th
July 2010.
What has been
blacked out?
Vuvuzela!
Q.24


Why is this scorecard entry a historical one?
India tour of South Africa- 1st Test
Played at Kingsmead, Durban
13-...


First dismissal decided by the third umpire
Q.25


Connect:


Network18
Q.26


Name of X was carved on its building using the classical
Latin typograpgy wherein instead of the letter „U‟, lette...


Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Q.27


Y is called The French Riviera of the East.
A famous Hollywood director was born in Y.
One of the greatest contemp...


Puducher r y or Pondi cher r y.

R er ences m ar eef
ade
M
anoj N ght Shyam an
i
al
Ang Lee and Li f e of Pi
Kal ki Koe...
Q.28


Nike unveiled these limited edition shoes to
commemorate what?


World No.1 for 287 weeks, surpassing Pete
Sampras (286).
Q.29
X is a game franchise developed by a Finnish
game developing company. X has not only
revolutionized gaming on the pla...


X: Angry Birds
Q.30


Excerpts of the English translation:

Who is the speaker? Or significance of the speech.


Atal Bihari Vajpayee at the United
Nations.
First Hindi speech to be delivered at UN.
Q.31


Who has been blanked out?

Larger image in next slide.


Fidel Castro
The 26th of July Movement
Q.32


Uttam Kumar was the first and has 1.
Amitabh Bachchan has 3. Kamal Hasan has 3.
Ajay Devgn has 2. Mithun has 2.
An...


National Film Award for Best Actor.
Q.33


The X Rights is a warning given by police in
USA to criminal suspects in police custody
before they are interrogat...


X: Miranda
(Miranda Rights)

The typical warning states:
 You have the right to remain silent when questioned.
 Anyth...
Q.34

Manhattan
Wagon Wheel / Spider

What?


Worm
Q.35


After the Indian Govt. allowed FDI in the
aviation sector, a Malaysian low-cost airline
announced its plan to set ...


AirAsia
Indian subsidiary is AirAsia India.
Q.36


______ is an ideal society with desirable
qualities. The word ______ was coined by Sir
Thomas More for his book __...


Utopia
Q.37
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Connect


Arnold Schwarzenegger, Robert De Niro and
Jack Nicholson have voiced the character of
Genie in Walt Disney‟s various Al...
Q.38
Prometheus is a Titan, the son of Iapetus and Themis, and
brother to Atlas, Epimetheus and Menoetius. He was a
champi...


The Olympic Flame
Stands for the fire that Prometheus stole for mankind
Q.39

The origins of which secretive organisation, currently
headquartered in this glitzy building in Mount Abu
(right), c...
The Brahma Kumaris. Dada Kripalani later
became Brahma Baba.
Q.40


What is the lowest sounding string of a violin,
which is also the thickest, called?


G-String
VISUAL
CONNECT
5 sets. Each of two slides.
Set 1
+50/-25
+50/-25
+50/-25
Set 2
+40/-20
+40/-20
+40/-20
Set 3
+30/-15
+30/-15
+30/-15
Set 4
+20/-10
+20/-10
+20/-10
Set 5
+10/-0
+10/-0
+10/-0
ANSWERS
BEDROCK
Mr. Slate
DINO
RUBBLES
BAM BAM
PEBBLES
BETTY
WILMA
FRED
BARNEY
Thank You!

Feedback:
chinmay[dot]t@live[dot]com

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  1. 1. Le Premier Chinmay Tadwalkar
  2. 2. Rules:     40 Questions Infinite Bounce +10 for Correct answer No negatives. All Questions guessable. Make guesses. Quizmaster is the final authority!
  3. 3. Q.1  Identify the missing person.
  4. 4.  Field Marshal Sam Manekshaw The only Indian military officers with a five-star rank.
  5. 5. Q.2  What has been blanked out?
  6. 6.  The Pirate Bay Doodle on The Pirate Bay’s homepage to celebrate"10 million peers. 1 million torrents. 2.5 million registered users. 100 blog entries. Jubilee!"
  7. 7. Q.3  Starting off as a street trader and a mechanic, X has now become a business tycoon. X, who served in the military for a short duration, now has his own “private army” of bodyguards. He also owns a Boeing 767, an Airbus A340 and some of the world‟s finest yachts. However, X is more famous for frequently changing the in charge of his another priced possession. Id X.
  8. 8. Roman Abramovich
  9. 9. Q.4  Connect: Warty Warthog Fiesty Fawn Lucid Lynx Precise Pangolin Raring Ringtail Saucy Salamander Order of the names insignificant. As of now, an exhaustive list.
  10. 10.  Ubuntu releases. The names are given in an unique pattern, using an adjective and an animal name starting from the same letter.
  11. 11. Q.5  There is a connection between the four. Fill in the blank. 1.St.Peter‟s Basilica 2.Mona Lisa 3.US Capitol 4._____________________
  12. 12.  Basilica di Santa Maria del Fiore Depicted on the First Edition cover of Dan Brown‟s Robert Langdon series‟ novels. #1.Angels & Demons #2.The Da Vinci Code #3.The Lost Symbol #4.Inferno (City of Florence will also suffice)
  13. 13. Q.6  The most famous scene featuring X & Y was at the Apta Railway Station, Panvel. One can go and see them in an old, famous building in Nagpada, Mumbai Central. If you want to pose with them, they are there (not in flesh and blood though) atop Mount Titlis in Switzerland. Who are X and Y?
  14. 14.   X: Raj (Shah Rukh Khan) Y: Simran (Kajol) -Apta Rly. Stn.: Location of Shah Rukh pulling Kajol in train scene -Famous Bldg. in Mumbai Central: Maratha Mandir -Actual site image of their cutouts atop Mt.Titlis, Switzerland.
  15. 15. Q.7  What is it? Hint: “Imagine all the people living life in peace” -John Lennon
  16. 16.  Imagine Peace Tower It is the memorial dedicated to John Lennon by Yoko Ono located near Reykjavík, Iceland. The name is inspired from Lennon‟s peace anthem „Imagine‟.
  17. 17. Q.8  Apart from being home to the world‟s oldest sporting museum, it has hosted matches of various sports like baseball, bowls, tennis and archery but only one sport is played predominantly here. Until 2005, it was home to the international governing body of that one sport. It has been a witness to some of the most exciting sporting moments. What?
  18. 18.  Lord's Cricket Ground One such exciting moment. His Century here on his test debut was another exciting moment, of course.
  19. 19. Q.9  Who are the residents of these addresses: -90 Bedford St. Apt. 19, New York, NY 10014. -90 Bedford St. Apt. 20, New York, NY 10014. -5 Morton St. Apt. 14, New York, NY 10014. Besides the thing that brought them all the fame, they have featured in a version of a DVD game „Scene it?‟ and another game for PlayStation 2.
  20. 20.  Joey Tribbiani Monica Geller Phoebe Buffay and their Friends. Owners of the apartments respectively „Cast of Friends‟ will give you the points.
  21. 21. Q.10  What is common to these commodities? Darjeeling Tea Mysore Sandal Soap Puneri Pagdi Hyderabadi Haleem Bikaneri Bhujia Tirupati Laddu Kashmir Pashmina Kutch Embroidery Few more addition to this make it an exhaustive list.
  22. 22.  Geographical Indications in India The GI recognition ensures that none other than those registered as authorised users or those residing in that geographic territory are permitted to use the popular product name.
  23. 23. Q.11  XY was titled Y which translates to 'Prime Minister'. He did away with the priestly job which came along his cast lines and took up the charge of leading troops. X, who never lost a single battle, laid the foundation upon which his successors expanded the empire in the north up to Attock (now in Pakistan). Popular culture is kind of unjust with this great warrior, which identifies him more with his personal life than his valour. Id X.
  24. 24.  X:Bajirao I Y:Peshwa
  25. 25. Q.12  Funda.
  26. 26. Q.13       Robert Johnson Brian Jones Jimi Hendrix Jim Morrison Kurt Cobain Amy Winehouse What „club‟ do these and other few musicians form?
  27. 27.  27 Club All these musicians died at the age of 27. Cause of most deaths has been or related to drug and alcohol abuse.
  28. 28. Q.14  X and Y share a fierce rivalry in a derby, which went beyond football and took political turns in the past. X was nicknamed „The Vikings‟ because they were out to conquer Europe. Y was nicknamed „Indians‟ because they settled by the river Manzanares. Identify X and Y.
  29. 29.  X: Real Madrid Y:Athletico Madrid On their way to the UEFA Champions League titles, it was once said, “Real wandered through Europe as the Vikings once walked, destroying everything in its path.”
  30. 30. Q.15  Connect:
  31. 31.  Movies that are adaptations of the Ruskin Bond novels. Junoon- The Flight of Pigeons The Blue Umbrella- The Blue Umbrella 7 Khoon Maaf- Susanna‟s Seven Husbands
  32. 32. Q.16       Trafalgar Square: London Times Square: New York Tahrir Square: Cairo Tiananmen Square: Beijing Place de la Concorde: Paris Taksim Square: Z Identify Z.
  33. 33.  Istanbul Taksim Square is in recent news for being the center of protests in Turkey.
  34. 34. Q.17  _________ is a generic term in English, first usage of which can be traced to the 16th century. Of all its etymologies, the most reliable one asserts that its root is the Irish word gab (mouth) and it is derived from the word "jabber" that means “to talk nonsense”. Using _________ for acting can be used as an exercise in performance art education. Fill in the blank.
  35. 35.  Gibberish
  36. 36. Q.18 X & Y graduated in Electrical engineering from Stanford University. They set up their Co. and tossed a coin to decide if the Co. will be named X-Y or Y-X. Y won and put X’s name first! Among the notable employees of X-Y were Steve Jobs who did a summer job there and also Steve Wozniak who worked as a calculator designer. Present CEO of X-Y is a lady who has been regularly listed in ‘World’s 100 Most Powerful Women’ by Forbes since she took the charge. X-Y, please. 
  37. 37. First logo of Hewlett-Packard Founders: William Hewlett and David Packard (won the toss) Present CEO: Meg Whitman
  38. 38. Q.19  Give the Funda that connects these flags.
  39. 39.  The „Six Flags‟ over Texas
  40. 40. Q.20  Blog post of a company dated 23 Aug 2012 read: “The logo has two components: the logotype and the symbol. For the logotype, we are using the Segoe font which is the same font we use in our products as well as our marketing communications. The symbol is important in a world of digital motion. The symbol’s squares of color are intended to express the company’s diverse portfolio of products.” What is being talked about here?
  41. 41.  New Microsoft Logo
  42. 42. Q.21       A chocolate bar. Named after its creator and the Italian word for 'nougat'. Said to have got its shape from a topographical feature of its place of origin. Extremely popular having an impact on the culture of the place where it originated and is manufactured. Became the first patented milk chocolate bar with almonds and honey. Has an unique logo with an image of a bear hidden in it. What?
  43. 43. The hidden bear
  44. 44. Q.22  One of the iconic images of a consequence of the 2012 Sindh floods. Explain the phenomenon.
  45. 45.  Millions of spiders climbed up the trees to escape the rising flood waters. Many trees became cocooned in spider webs. This resulted in fewer malaria-spreading mosquitoes than expected, given the standing water.
  46. 46. Q.23 A comic from 5th July 2010. What has been blacked out?
  47. 47. Vuvuzela!
  48. 48. Q.24  Why is this scorecard entry a historical one? India tour of South Africa- 1st Test Played at Kingsmead, Durban 13-17 Nov. 1992 Day 2 SR Tendulkar run out (Rhodes) 11 (24)
  49. 49.  First dismissal decided by the third umpire
  50. 50. Q.25  Connect:
  51. 51.  Network18
  52. 52. Q.26  Name of X was carved on its building using the classical Latin typograpgy wherein instead of the letter „U‟, letter „V‟ was carved. One reason for this being the ease of carving „V‟. This ‘V’ instead of U’ has 2 occurrences in X‟s name besides the one indicated below. Name of X blanked out. Id the blanked out name i.e. X.
  53. 53.  Massachusetts Institute of Technology
  54. 54. Q.27  Y is called The French Riviera of the East. A famous Hollywood director was born in Y. One of the greatest contemporary filmmakers based the story of his Oscar winning film largely in Y, in accordance with the book from which the film is adapted. Y is also the birthplace of an actress, born to French hippies who had come to Y. Id Y, the place whose many connections with the cine world have gone almost unnoticed.
  55. 55.  Puducher r y or Pondi cher r y. R er ences m ar eef ade M anoj N ght Shyam an i al Ang Lee and Li f e of Pi Kal ki Koechl i n
  56. 56. Q.28  Nike unveiled these limited edition shoes to commemorate what?
  57. 57.  World No.1 for 287 weeks, surpassing Pete Sampras (286).
  58. 58. Q.29 X is a game franchise developed by a Finnish game developing company. X has not only revolutionized gaming on the platforms on which it was launched but has influenced the world outside gaming circles. Creation of the mascot of 2012 IIHF World Ice Hockey Championship was inspired from the characters of X. X is going to be made into a 3-D animated film in 2016. X, please. 
  59. 59.  X: Angry Birds
  60. 60. Q.30  Excerpts of the English translation: Who is the speaker? Or significance of the speech.
  61. 61.  Atal Bihari Vajpayee at the United Nations. First Hindi speech to be delivered at UN.
  62. 62. Q.31  Who has been blanked out? Larger image in next slide.
  63. 63.  Fidel Castro The 26th of July Movement
  64. 64. Q.32  Uttam Kumar was the first and has 1. Amitabh Bachchan has 3. Kamal Hasan has 3. Ajay Devgn has 2. Mithun has 2. Anil Kapoor, Saif Ali Khan, Irrfan Khan, Dhanush have 1 each. They are not the only ones who make it to this exhaustive list. What is being talked about?
  65. 65.  National Film Award for Best Actor.
  66. 66. Q.33  The X Rights is a warning given by police in USA to criminal suspects in police custody before they are interrogated. The rights were named X Rights following a landmark judgment of US Supreme Court- X vs Arizona, X being the last name of the suspect. Give me X.
  67. 67.  X: Miranda (Miranda Rights) The typical warning states:  You have the right to remain silent when questioned.  Anything you say or do may be used against you in a court of law.  You have the right to consult an attorney before speaking to the police and to have an attorney present during questioning now or in the future.  If you cannot afford an attorney, one will be appointed for you before any questioning, if you wish.  If you decide to answer any questions now, without an attorney present, you will still have the right to stop answering at any time until you talk to an attorney.  Knowing and understanding your rights as I have explained them to you, are you willing to answer my questions without an attorney present?
  68. 68. Q.34 Manhattan Wagon Wheel / Spider What?
  69. 69.  Worm
  70. 70. Q.35  After the Indian Govt. allowed FDI in the aviation sector, a Malaysian low-cost airline announced its plan to set up an Indian subsidiary as a joint venture with Tata Sons and one more Co. Ratan Tata will be the Chief Advisor of the airline. This joint venture is being seen as the return of Tata Sons‟ to aviation after 60 years. Name the Malaysian airline.
  71. 71.  AirAsia Indian subsidiary is AirAsia India.
  72. 72. Q.36  ______ is an ideal society with desirable qualities. The word ______ was coined by Sir Thomas More for his book ______. Description of ______ is: The island containeth in breath in the middle part of it, two hundred miles. Within it there are fiftyfour large and fair cities, agreeing all together in one tongue, in like manners, institutions and laws. The capital is situated in the middle of the island. Fill in the blank.
  73. 73.  Utopia
  74. 74. Q.37  Connect
  75. 75.  Arnold Schwarzenegger, Robert De Niro and Jack Nicholson have voiced the character of Genie in Walt Disney‟s various Aladin movies and series.
  76. 76. Q.38 Prometheus is a Titan, the son of Iapetus and Themis, and brother to Atlas, Epimetheus and Menoetius. He was a champion of mankind, known for his wily intelligence, who stole fire from Zeus and gave it to mortals. Zeus then punished him for his crime by having him bound to a rock while a great eagle ate his liver every day only to have it grow back to be eaten again the next day. His myth has been treated by a number of ancient sources. How has Prometheus‟s crime been immortalized? (The answer is NOT the movie Prometheus)
  77. 77.  The Olympic Flame Stands for the fire that Prometheus stole for mankind
  78. 78. Q.39 The origins of which secretive organisation, currently headquartered in this glitzy building in Mount Abu (right), can be traced to a group called the Om Mandli, founded by Lekhraj Kripalani (the guy at left) in Hyderabad, Sindh in the 1930s?
  79. 79. The Brahma Kumaris. Dada Kripalani later became Brahma Baba.
  80. 80. Q.40  What is the lowest sounding string of a violin, which is also the thickest, called?
  81. 81.  G-String
  82. 82. VISUAL CONNECT 5 sets. Each of two slides.
  83. 83. Set 1 +50/-25
  84. 84. +50/-25
  85. 85. +50/-25
  86. 86. Set 2 +40/-20
  87. 87. +40/-20
  88. 88. +40/-20
  89. 89. Set 3 +30/-15
  90. 90. +30/-15
  91. 91. +30/-15
  92. 92. Set 4 +20/-10
  93. 93. +20/-10
  94. 94. +20/-10
  95. 95. Set 5 +10/-0
  96. 96. +10/-0
  97. 97. +10/-0
  98. 98. ANSWERS
  99. 99. BEDROCK
  100. 100. Mr. Slate
  101. 101. DINO
  102. 102. RUBBLES
  103. 103. BAM BAM
  104. 104. PEBBLES
  105. 105. BETTY
  106. 106. WILMA
  107. 107. FRED
  108. 108. BARNEY
  109. 109. Thank You! Feedback: chinmay[dot]t@live[dot]com -Chinmay Tadwalkar
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