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  1. 1. Soham & NID may the force be with you
  2. 2. Layout • • • • • Theme Round 18 IR Questions Clockwise Mega Connect 18 IR Questions Anti-clockwise Long Connect  Theme Round- 5 questions, open for all  Mega Connect- 5*5 questions with differential scoring  Long Connect of 12 slides
  3. 3. Bonus Question: What is this definition for? A black American who is seen, especially by other black people, as wishing to be part of the white establishment.
  4. 4. Oreo! Theme: Oreo Twist
  5. 5. Theme • Open for all • +10/-0
  6. 6. What?
  7. 7. iPhone 5S and 5C were announced
  8. 8. US Supreme Court rules for Same Sex Marriages
  9. 9. Primetime Emmys
  10. 10. Andy Murray wins Wimbledon
  11. 11. ‘STRAIGHT’ Q’s
  12. 12. “Yatra Pratibha Avasara Prapnoti” is Sanskrit for “Where talent meets opportunity”. Where would you find this inscribed?
  13. 13. AnsThe IPL Trophy
  14. 14. Place these lines-
  15. 15. Ans-
  16. 16. This the logo of Organization for Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW). What’s special about this organization?
  17. 17. AnsOPCW won the Nobel Peace prize for this year
  18. 18. What’s common between these two pics?
  19. 19. AnsBoth are called ‘White Tower’ First is in London Second one is at the top of Minas Tirith in Lord Of The Rings
  20. 20. X was invented at the Cambridge University in 1792. The inventor or ‘culprit’ according to me was William Farish, a Chemistry tutor. What did he invent?
  21. 21. AnsThe ‘Marking’ System
  22. 22. A lot of English words have weird origins. Some words were used in a totally different sense than they are used today. Take for instance the Greek word X. Its used as X in today’s times in English but back then it meant ‘anyone who is not a politician’ ID X
  23. 23. AnsIdiot
  24. 24. This particular phrase is based on a myth that some people believe. The myth says that an animal Y sings before it’s death. This is not true as they don’t sing at all. However, it has given rise to the phrase - X . ID X and Y
  25. 25. AnsX= Swan Song Y=Swan
  26. 26. Chairman Mao of China had set quite a few directives. One of them being that every Chinese family was obliged to kill a sparrow a week to stop them eating all the rice. However this project was ineffective and was stopped. Why?
  27. 27. AnsSparrows don’t eat rice.
  28. 28. The man on the right was accused of violating his probation in April 2010 in a methamphetamine manufacturing case in Tuscaloosa, Alabama. Give me his name.
  29. 29. AnsWalter White
  30. 30. Which font? (Hint- The quote)
  31. 31. AnsGandhi Font
  32. 32. ‘Up he got and Home did he trot To old Dame Bob Who patched his knob With vinegar and brown paper’ These are the unpopular lines of which popular song?
  33. 33. AnsJack and Jill went up the hill
  34. 34. Parody of ?
  35. 35. AnsShawshank Redemption
  36. 36. X was first believed to have been made by the Aztecs who called it octli or pulque. However X was popularized by the Spanish who began its mass production. X is made from the blue agave plant. ID X
  37. 37. AnsTequila
  38. 38. ID this site that provides the meanings of SE Asian lingo and phrases.
  39. 39. AnsSamosapedia ;P
  40. 40. Glass and a half full Productions is an in-house production unit. It is dedicated to the advertising of the Y product of the X company. The title of the production unit was a phrase originally used to explain the amount of milk in half a pound of this product. However due to European standards the name had to be dropped. ID X and Y
  41. 41. AnsX=Cadbury Y=Dairymilk
  42. 42. “There are 3 types of oxo cubes(stock cubes)Light brown for Chicken stock Dark Brown is for Beef stock And X is for Y” -Tom Doherty, former Man Utd Coach (1972-77) ID X and Y
  43. 43. AnsX= Light Blue Y=Laughing Stock
  44. 44. What’s so special about this car?
  45. 45. AnsIt’s the Popemobile. Used by the pope while travelling.
  46. 46. FC Barcelona had won the UEFA Champions league by defeating Man Utd in 2009 and again in 2011. However, FC Barcelona has won the Champions league twice in 2010-11( by defeating Hamburg). WTF…Explain please!!
  47. 47. Ans- They won against Hamburg in the Champions league of Handball
  48. 48. Mega Connect
  49. 49. First Set +300/-150
  50. 50. what site’s plan is this? +50/-25
  51. 51. stonehenge
  52. 52. 5 for X, 5 for Y +40/-20 • Y brand of X's biscuits was launched in 1986 in two delectable avatars Cashew and Butter. Over the years, new variants were introduced - Pista Badam in 1989, Chocochips in 2000 and Choconut in 2004. • This rich cookie enjoys a fan following of consumers across all ages, loyal to the brand promise of a great taste, evident from the visibly abundant ingredients. • Y is among the fastest growing brands in X's portfolio (that also includes glucose biscuits beaten in popularity only by Parle-G) and it has been the leader in the cookies category ever since its launch. • The brand Y is synonymous with everyday treats that infuse happiness into people's lives. • X and Y
  53. 53. X-Britannia, Y- Good Day
  54. 54. 5 for X, 5 for y +30/-15 • Y was written in a studio where X began working on their debut album. One night the band X took a break and went out of the studio. Outside, there were few lights on and the stars in the sky were visible. The lead vocalist was inspired by the sight. • The vocalist has said, “The song had the word 'stars' and that seemed like a word you should sing like ‘Look at the stars’" • While composing the song's lyrics, the vocalist could not find the right words. He was thinking of a specific word, which he deemed a missing key word in the lyrics, to fit the song's concept. He looked around the studio and found the telephone directory Yellow Pages, which happened to be situated nearest to him. • This inspired him to find that missing word and the title of the track Y. • X and Y?
  55. 55. X-Coldplay, Y-Yellow
  56. 56. connect +20/-10
  57. 57. 5 for X, 5 for Y +10/-0 • Y is a nickname that has frequently been used to describe female heads of government around the world. The term describes a "strong willed" woman. The term was most famously applied to X, and was coined by Captain Yuri Gavrilov in 1976 in the Soviet newspaper Red Star, for her staunch opposition to the Soviet Union and socialism. • Due to the wide popularity of this epithet, it has since been applied to many women political figures, including regional variations, and even retrospectively. • X and Y?
  58. 58. X- Margaret Thatcher Y- Iron Lady
  59. 59. Second Set +200/-100
  60. 60. Whose poetry collections? +50/-25 • Twenty-One Poems (2003) • Kya khoya kya paya: vyaktitva aura kavitaem (Hindi Edition) (1999) • Meri ikyavana kavitaem. (1995) • Meri ikyavana kavitaem (Hindi Edition) (1995) • Sreshtha kabita. (1997) • Nayi Disha – an album with Jagjit Singh (1999) • Samvedna – an album with Jagjit Singh (2002)
  61. 61. Atal Bihari Vajpayee
  62. 62. +40/-20 • The ______ Test match is a cricket Test match hosted in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia involving the Australian cricket team and an opposing national team which is touring Australia that summer. • It begins annually on _______ and is played at the Melbourne Cricket Ground. Every four years, the ______ Test forms part of the 5-match Ashes series with England. • Since the 1974-75 Ashes series, it has been a modern tradition to host a test match on this day at the MCG. • FITB
  63. 63. The Boxing Day match
  64. 64. X? +30/-15 • X (Rangifer tarandus), also known as the Caribou in North America, is a species of deer native to Arctic and Subarctic regions. While overall widespread and numerous, some of its subspecies are rare and at least one has already gone extinct. • X vary considerably in color and size. Both sexes grow antlers, however, there are a few populations in which females lack antlers completely. Antlers are typically larger in males. • Wild X hunting and herding of semi-domesticated X (for meat, hides, antlers, milk and transportation) are important to several Arctic and Subarctic peoples. • The X is well known in folklore as well.
  65. 65. Reindeer!
  66. 66. What has been blanked out? (the song is arguably the most popular and holds no copyrights) +20/-10
  67. 67. Jingle Bells
  68. 68. X? +10/0 • X is a novella by English author Charles Dickens first published in 1843. The story tells of bitter and miserly Ebenezer Scrooge's ideological, ethical, and emotional transformation resulting from supernatural visits from Jacob Marley and the Ghosts of Christmas Past, Present, and Yet to Come. • The book was written and published in early Victorian Era Britain, a period when there was both strong nostalgia for old Christmas traditions and an initiation of new practices such as Christmas trees and greeting cards. • Scrooge himself is the embodiment of winter, and, just as winter is followed by spring and the renewal of life, so too is Scrooge's cold, pinched heart restored to the innocent goodwill he had known in his childhood and youth.
  69. 69. A Christmas Carol
  70. 70. Third Set +150/-75
  71. 71. ID +50/-10
  72. 72. SubZero
  73. 73. X? +40/-20 • X is a 2001 American biographical drama film based on the life of John Nash, a Nobel Laureate in Economics. The film was directed by Ron Howard inspired by a bestselling, Pulitzer Prize-nominated 1998 book of the same name. • The film stars Russell Crowe, Ed Harris and Jennifer Connelly. The story begins in the early years of a young prodigy named John Nash. Early in the film, Nash begins developing paranoid schizophrenia and endures delusional episodes while painfully watching the loss and burden his condition brings on his wife and friends. • The film went on to gross over $313 million worldwide and to win four Academy Awards, for Best Picture, Best Director, Best Adapted Screenplay and Best Supporting Actress. It was also nominated for Best Actor, Best Film Editing, Best Makeup, and Best Original Score.
  74. 74. A Beautiful Mind
  75. 75. What is this? +30/-15
  76. 76. Fibonacci Spiral
  77. 77. X? +20/-10 • X was an Indian mathematician and autodidact who, with almost no formal training in pure mathematics, made extraordinary contributions to mathematical analysis, number theory, infinite series, and continued fractions. • Living in India with no access to the larger mathematical community, which was centred in Europe at the time, X developed his own mathematical research in isolation. As a result, he rediscovered known theorems in addition to producing new work. • X was said to be a natural genius by the English mathematician G. H. Hardy, in the same league as mathematicians such as Euler and Gauss. • In December 2011, in recognition of his contribution to mathematics, the Government of India declared that X's birthday (22 December) should be celebrated every year as National Mathematics Day.
  78. 78. Srinavasa Ramanujan
  79. 79. X? +10/-0 • The use of the word X dates before 1387 AD, when a Middle English work borrowed the word from Latin to describe a sandboard X. • The Latin word came from Greek ἄβαξ abax "board strewn with sand or dust used for drawing geometric figures or calculating". • Greek ἄβαξ itself is probably a borrowing of a Northwest Semitic, perhaps Phoenician, word akin to Hebrew ʾābāq ( dust" (since dust strewn on wooden boards to draw figures in). • (image on next slide)
  80. 80. Allegedly the earliest form of X
  81. 81. Abacus
  82. 82. Fourth Set +100/-50
  83. 83. connect +50/-25
  84. 84. Heisenberg
  85. 85. What is this? +40/-20
  86. 86. Large Hadron Collider
  87. 87. X? +30/-15 • X is a California-based company that designs, manufactures and sells electric cars and electric vehicle powertrain components. X trades on the NASDAQ stock exchange under the symbol TSLA. • X gained widespread attention by producing the X Roadster, the first fully electric sports car, followed by the Model S, a fully electric luxury sedan. • X's CEO, Elon Musk, has said he envisions it as an independent automaker, aimed at eventually mass-producing fully electric cars at a price affordable to the average consumer.
  88. 88. Tesla Motors
  89. 89. +20/-10 What is this?
  90. 90. A lichtenberg figure. Something that occurs on the skin when struck by lightning.
  91. 91. • • • • • • Episode 1: Aliens. Episode 2: Time Travel. Episode 3: The Story of Everything . Episode 4: Did God create the universe? Episode 5: The meaning of life. Episode 6: The key to the cosmos. +10/-0 This is the list of episodes for ‘Into the Universe with Y’ ,a 2010 science documentary television mini-series written by Y. Interestingly, Y’s voice is hardly used in the narration. Instead, X is the lead narrator. ID Y. ID X, who we know as someone who has potrayed a character arguably as brilliant and having as much genius level intellect as Y, although in a different field.
  92. 92. X- Benedict Cumberbatch Y-Stephen Hawking
  93. 93. Fifth Set +50/-10
  94. 94. X? +50/-25 • X, is India's biggest online bus ticketing company. The company also sells tickets through offline outlets. • It has offices in Ahmedabad, Bangalore, Chennai, Coimbatore, Delhi, Hyderabad, Mumbai, Pune, Vijayawada and Visakhapatnam. • It was taken over by the Ibibo Group, a joint venture of South Africa's Naspers and China's Tencent in June 2013. • X's CEO, Phanindra Sama was recently selected by Endeavor as a high impact entrepreneur. Also, Businessworld voted Phanindra Sama as one of the top 5 most promising entrepreneurs in India.
  95. 95. redBus
  96. 96. X? +40/-20 • In 1999, X was named by the MIT Technology Review TR100 one of the top 100 innovators in the world under age 35. • In 2003, he was the winner of the Design Museum's Designer of the Year Award, the first given. • In 2004, he was named the "Most Influential Person on British Culture" by the BBC. • In 2005 The Sunday Times named X one of Britain's most influential expatriates. • In 2007, the UK edition of GQ magazine named X "Product Designer of the Year.” • In 2007, X received the 2007 National Design Award in the product-design category for his work _____. • As of 2011, X is listed as an inventor on 596 design and utility patents.
  97. 97. Jonathan Ive. designer for iMac, iPod, iPhone, iPad, iOS7
  98. 98. X? +30/-15 • Kristen Stewart hadn’t publicly admitted her relationship with Robert Pattinson until she issued a public apology to him. • This apology was for her cheating on Pattinson with Rupert Sanders, who was the director of X in which Stewart played the lead. • X also stars a Norse God
  99. 99. Snow White and the Huntsman
  100. 100. This is an inexhaustive list. The most famous two people in the list are missing. Who? • • • • • • • • Adam Kadmon (Kabbalah and some other mystical traditions) Pangu Quiltumtun Mannus Pandora Epimetheus Deucalion and Pyrrha Swyambhuvana Manu, in other words, the naturally evolved Man and his wife Shatarupa • _____ and _____ +20/-10
  101. 101. Adam and Eve
  102. 102. X? +10/-0 • X is a product by Parle Agro, introduced in India in 2005. X consists of carbonated juice of the titular fruit, and is used as the basis for cocktails and is a popular drink with the youth. • After the success of X, Parle launched its sequel product which is a carbonated juice of another popular fruit used in alcoholic drinks. • X famously shares a celebrity with the likes of Asian Paints and Lays.
  103. 103. Appy Fizz
  104. 104. 1. Stonehenge, Britannia, Coldplay, King’s Speech, Margaret Thatcher- England 2. Vajpayee, Boxing Day, Reindeer, Jingle Bells, Christmas Carol- Christmas 3. SubZero, Beautiful Mind, Fibonacci Spiral, Ramanujan, Abacus- Math 4. Heisenberg, LHC, Tesla Motors, lightning, Stephen Hawking- Physics 5. Jonathan Ive(Apple), RedBus, Adam and Eve, Snow White, Appy- Apple
  105. 105. England Christmas Math Physics Apple
  106. 106. Newton
  107. 107. These characters are called Dick and Larry. However, before the 1950s they were originally called as what?
  108. 108. Ans-
  109. 109. In 1991, a man rented a house from Mr. Saikia, the ex-Chief Minister of Assam for a monthly rent of Rs 700 which is still his official permanent address. He later said “I was born in a distant and dusty village in a part of this subcontinent that is no longer in India. At a tender age I became homeless and a migrant. It is in Assam that I have finally found a home that has given me a sense of belonging”. This issue of him renting a house in Assam created some controversy later. Who?
  110. 110. AnsManmohan Singh
  111. 111. X was originally a song by the band Y. It is a real famous song and till date remains a fan favorite and one of the most recognizable ‘tune’s. The creator of X had said and I quote- "create a song that the audience could participate in“. ID X and Y
  112. 112. AnsX=We will rock you Y=Queen
  113. 113. Connect
  114. 114. Ans-
  115. 115. In 1851 a master weaver, John Haller, was sent to Balmatta institute of printing technology. After 19 months, he already had more than 20 looms at which 27 workers, including 6 apprentices, were employed. . Haller experimented with the sap of the bark of the semecarpus tree and created something which later achieved fame.On a visit to Balmatta, Lord Roberts, then commander-in-chief of British forces, was so impressed that he recommended its introduction into Britain as well. what did Haller create??
  116. 116. AnsKhaki colour
  117. 117. The term X Y is used for a girl who is flashy in appearance. The word can be called part of slang, and can be derogatory as well, though it's not a swear word."X" here refers to the sound of jingling as someone walks, and "Y" was most probably used for 'a ring', not necessarily the one worn in a finger and hence "X Y" was used for someone who used to make a jingling sound with her jewels.“ ID XY.
  118. 118. AnsChammak Challo
  119. 119. One theory says that the term bears its roots in the second world war where the trucks were run on kerosene engines. Kerosene, being highly unstable in nature, would cause the trucks to explode at the slightest accident. Hence a warning would be painted on the back saying "_____ ______,On Kerosene". Gradually this became a norm and is still seen on most trucks even today. Which term?
  120. 120. AnsHorn Ok Please
  121. 121. Put funda for this cartoon-
  122. 122. AnsFoot-Metre conversion
  123. 123. ConnectAbu Dhabi Dhaka Nadia (West Bengal, India) Chad Mandalay Nuevo Leon Long Island Bahamas (Inexhaustive)
  124. 124. AnsTropic of cancer
  125. 125. In 2008, who or what replied to a question with this answer, "There's water here; I've tasted it“ ??
  126. 126. AnsPhoenix Mars Lander
  127. 127. What connects the two?? (Sorry apple lovers but I kinda like this image)
  128. 128. AnsJellybean
  129. 129. X is the term coined by Artist Thomas Wilfred to refer to art created from light. The art form is distinguished mostly by its amorphous spindly moving forms (pic on next slide). X as conceived, was a self contained and silent art, not to be combined with music or dance. However the name X caught on for a different product altogether. ID X
  130. 130. AnsLumia
  131. 131. These are artistic interpretations of a famous literary work. Which one?
  132. 132. AnsAlice in Wonderland
  133. 133. CONNECT
  134. 134. AnsReebok
  135. 135. The typical Japanese diet is quite healthy; daily staples like rice, tofu, and fresh vegetables make them some of the longest-lived people on earth. But many Japanese people also have a weakness for X(a brand). Although only a small handful of Japanese are Christian, they have adopted X as a Christmas Eve tradition. On December 24, every X in Japan features lines out the door. Many make reservations months in advance. ID X
  136. 136. AnsKFC
  137. 137. The Ring of Gyges was a ring from a story told by the famous philosopher Plato. In the story, Gyges is a shepherd who finds the ring after an earthquake reveals a cave near where he herds his flock. Upon entering the cave, Gyges finds the ring on the finger of a corpse that doesn’t seem human. Gyges then goes to the palace of his local kingdom, woos the wife of the king, then kills him and becomes King of Lydia.What am I talking about??
  138. 138. AnsThis is the inspiration for the one ring from Lord of The Rings
  139. 139. The history of?
  140. 140. AnsMichael Jackson
  141. 141. X is an American company. It started in 1939 as Timely Publications. Walt Disney acquired X for $4.24 billion, however the banner name remains X. Martin Goodman founded X. He hired Stanley Lieber as general office assistant. But Lieber went on to become the driving force of X’s current success. X is??
  142. 142. Ans-
  143. 143. LONG CONNECT
  144. 144. AnsJames Bond Movies
  145. 145. From Russia with Love On her Majesty’s Secret Service Diamonds are forever Octopussy Thunderball The Living Daylights Moonraker Dr No Man with the Golden Gun Casino Royale Quantum of Solace Skyfall