Mood Indigo General Quiz 2012 Semi Final 1

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  • Mood Indigo General Quiz 2012 Semi Final 1

    1. 1. Conundrums mood indigo 2012 omniscience the general quiz semi-final 1 conducted by j. ramanandmood indigo 2012 || ramanand || conundrums – the general quiz || semi 1
    2. 2. BackgroundThe first semi final conductedat Conundrums, Mood Indigo, Dec 2012 Eight Teamsmood indigo 2012 || ramanand || conundrums – the general quiz || semi 1
    3. 3. format1. split personality (2)2. passing (12)3. pseudo-Q: set 1 (3) 1st Qualifier chosen4. reverse passing (8)5. pseudo-Q: set 2 (3) 2nd Qualifier chosen6. reverse passing (4)7. pseudo-Q: set 3 (3) 3rd & 4th Qualifiers mood indigo 2012 || ramanand || conundrums – the general quiz || semi 1
    4. 4. split personalitythe answer is the name of a personopen to all teamswritten+10/no negatives2 questions mood indigo 2012 || ramanand || conundrums – the general quiz || semi 1
    5. 5. onemood indigo 2012 || ramanand || conundrums – the general quiz || semi 1
    6. 6. mood indigo 2012 || ramanand || conundrums – the general quiz || semi 1
    7. 7. Mithun Chakrabortyco-owned the Royal Bengal Tigers team inthe now defunct ICLhosted Dadagiri Unlimited in 2012Won a National Award for his portrayal ofRamakrishna Paramhansa in the film“Swami Vivekananda”Jimmy, Jimmy,... :-) mood indigo 2012 || ramanand || conundrums – the general quiz || semi 1
    8. 8. twomood indigo 2012 || ramanand || conundrums – the general quiz || semi 1
    9. 9. programHelloWorld(output);begin WriteLn(Hello world!) {comment;}end. ------------------ meter^2 mood indigo 2012 || ramanand || conundrums – the general quiz || semi 1
    10. 10. Blaise PascalThe programming languagePascals Trianglethe SI unit of Pascal = 1 Newton/sq meterCalvin is essentially following the principleof Pascals Wager mood indigo 2012 || ramanand || conundrums – the general quiz || semi 1
    11. 11. in passing A→H 10 points each modified infinite rebounds 12 questionsmood indigo 2012 || ramanand || conundrums – the general quiz || semi 1
    12. 12. His Lenin-esque transformation was due to afemale barber in Sochi, during his stint asAmbassador to the Soviet Union in the 70s.Who? mood indigo 2012 || ramanand || conundrums – the general quiz || semi 1
    13. 13. I K Gujralmood indigo 2012 || ramanand || conundrums – the general quiz || semi 1
    14. 14. Pedantically speaking,what would you be doingif you went in search ofits eggs? mood indigo 2012 || ramanand || conundrums – the general quiz || semi 1
    15. 15. Nit-picking. Nits are the eggs of lice. mood indigo 2012 || ramanand || conundrums – the general quiz || semi 1
    16. 16. Raja Bhupinder Singh was the Maharaja of Patialafrom 1900 to 1938. One of his sons was BhalindraSingh.Both of them held a certain post that theirgrandson has not yet held.Which post or who is the grandson? mood indigo 2012 || ramanand || conundrums – the general quiz || semi 1
    17. 17. President of the Indian OlympicAssociation; Randhir Singh stood for the2012 election, but later withdrew. mood indigo 2012 || ramanand || conundrums – the general quiz || semi 1
    18. 18. These are some of the less popular storiesinvolving what? Creatures from outer space (according tothe Inuits) Foul matter that have fallen from the skies An attempt to reach the lost continent ofAtlantis mood indigo 2012 || ramanand || conundrums – the general quiz || semi 1
    19. 19. Lemmings. mood indigo 2012 || ramanand || conundrums – the general quiz || semi 1
    20. 20. The film “Byari” won thetop prize at the 2011National Film Awards.This was the first film inits language to win anyNational Award.Which language, which isspoken in the regionbordering Karnataka andKerala? mood indigo 2012 || ramanand || conundrums – the general quiz || semi 1
    21. 21. That is also “Byari” - also the name of thelanguage and community. mood indigo 2012 || ramanand || conundrums – the general quiz || semi 1
    22. 22. Nancy Betty ? : IndiaPelosi : US Boothroyd : UK mood indigo 2012 || ramanand || conundrums – the general quiz || semi 1
    23. 23. Nancy Pelosi Betty Meira Kumar: US Boothroyd : : India UK First women speakers in their legislatures mood indigo 2012 || ramanand || conundrums – the general quiz || semi 1
    24. 24. In 2009, the new roof above Wimbledons Centre Court wasunveiled to the public. An exhibition doubles match was held on the occasion.The then British star Tim Henmanpartnered Kim Clijsters. Who were their two opponents? mood indigo 2012 || ramanand || conundrums – the general quiz || semi 1
    25. 25. Steffi Graf & Andre Agassi (image: ontennis.com)mood indigo 2012 || ramanand || conundrums – the general quiz || semi 1
    26. 26. In this Greek myth, Hero (a priestess) lives ina tower on one side of the Dardanelles strait.Each night, she shines a lamp so that herlover can swim over to be with her. Then astorm happens, and the light is blown out.The fellow dies.Most Indians may not have heard of thismyth but they have heard of at least oneperson with this name. What was his name?` mood indigo 2012 || ramanand || conundrums – the general quiz || semi 1
    27. 27. Leander mood indigo 2012 || ramanand || conundrums – the general quiz || semi 1
    28. 28. Its dubbed the capital of the English Riviera. Agatha Christie was a resident here for most of her life. The series “Fawlty Towers” was set in this seaside town. Which place? mood indigo 2012 || ramanand || conundrums – the general quiz || semi 1
    29. 29. Torquaymood indigo 2012 || ramanand || conundrums – the general quiz || semi 1
    30. 30. Nepals national motto is a Sanskrit phrase attributed toRama in the Ramayana and translates to “The motherand motherland are greater than heaven”.Which phrase, which is also found in the book “AnandMath”? mood indigo 2012 || ramanand || conundrums – the general quiz || semi 1
    31. 31. “janani janmabhoomischa swargadapi gariyasi” mood indigo 2012 || ramanand || conundrums – the general quiz || semi 1
    32. 32. From “The Social Network” Divya Narendra to lawyer: “[Zuckerberg] was the biggest thing on a campus that included nineteen Nobel Laureates, fifteen Pulitzer Prize winners, two future Olympians, and a movie star.”Screenwriter Aaron Sorkin wrote in “the moviestar” reference apparently as a nod to someonewho helped with some inside stories of Harvard.Who? mood indigo 2012 || ramanand || conundrums – the general quiz || semi 1
    33. 33. Natalie Portman, who was at Harvard duringthe same time as Zuckerberg mood indigo 2012 || ramanand || conundrums – the general quiz || semi 1
    34. 34. One of the possible origins of this dances name is from a word for“Cantonment”. The dance is said toderive from tribal martial arts, with dancers using aggressive movements, kicks, etc. Which dance? mood indigo 2012 || ramanand || conundrums – the general quiz || semi 1
    35. 35. “Chhau” (from “Chaavni”)mood indigo 2012 || ramanand || conundrums – the general quiz || semi 1
    36. 36. Pseudo-Q! 5 2 6 ... ... ...A 3x3 magic square ... ... ...Each cell is associated with an answer that has anumber in ite.g.: Octopus, One Flew Over the Cuckoos Nest,...Well start with the top row, left to rightScoring: +10/-5 mood indigo 2012 || ramanand || conundrums – the general quiz || semi 1
    37. 37. Both these characters have the samename/nickname in their films. What? mood indigo 2012 || ramanand || conundrums – the general quiz || semi 1
    38. 38. “Number Two”(The first is Emilio Largo a.k.a “SPECTRE #2” inThunderball; spoofed as “Number 2” in theAustin Powers series) mood indigo 2012 || ramanand || conundrums – the general quiz || semi 1
    39. 39. Cognitive psychologist George Miller’s highlycited paper “"The Magical Number _____,Plus or Minus Two” states that the number ofitems an average human can remember isusually what number? mood indigo 2012 || ramanand || conundrums – the general quiz || semi 1
    40. 40. Seven mood indigo 2012 || ramanand || conundrums – the general quiz || semi 1
    41. 41. Which instrument is Captain Haddock using? mood indigo 2012 || ramanand || conundrums – the general quiz || semi 1
    42. 42. A sextant mood indigo 2012 || ramanand || conundrums – the general quiz || semi 1
    43. 43. First Qualifier Round 2 (6 questions) Passing reverses from Team Hmood indigo 2012 || ramanand || conundrums – the general quiz || semi 1
    44. 44. Identify mood indigo 2012 || ramanand || conundrums – the general quiz || semi 1
    45. 45. David Ogilvy mood indigo 2012 || ramanand || conundrums – the general quiz || semi 1
    46. 46. Some of the other things named for a 15th century Pope are: this bridge across the Tiber a road from the Castel SantAngelo to St. Peters Basilica The most famous? mood indigo 2012 || ramanand || conundrums – the general quiz || semi 1
    47. 47. Sistine Chapel. The pope is Sixtus IV. Theseare Ponte Sistine and Via Sistina. mood indigo 2012 || ramanand || conundrums – the general quiz || semi 1
    48. 48. Which entity entered the Guinness Book ofWorld Records when it helped evacuate1,11,000 people from Amman during a 59 dayperiod in 1990? mood indigo 2012 || ramanand || conundrums – the general quiz || semi 1
    49. 49. Air India (along with Indian Airlines) mood indigo 2012 || ramanand || conundrums – the general quiz || semi 1
    50. 50. X tweeted: @Ys ________ wouldve been muchbetter with his new BBQ sauce. check it outrealdealbbqsauce.com #TGIFY tweeted: My realdealbbqsauce.com will make uwanna take a bite out of ____ ______! Ask@X - Luv ya bro!Identify X and Y. mood indigo 2012 || ramanand || conundrums – the general quiz || semi 1
    51. 51. X: Mike Tyson; Y : Evander Holyfield mood indigo 2012 || ramanand || conundrums – the general quiz || semi 1
    52. 52. Currently, the primate is “Rowan Cantuar”.From March 2013, the primate will become“Justin Cantuar”.What is this all about? mood indigo 2012 || ramanand || conundrums – the general quiz || semi 1
    53. 53. Archbishop of Canterbury. Rowan Williams isbeing succeeded by Justin Welby. “Cantuar”stands for “Canterbury”. mood indigo 2012 || ramanand || conundrums – the general quiz || semi 1
    54. 54. He wrote the book “AFootnote to History: EightYears of Trouble in Samoa”His Samoan name was“Tusitala” which meantTeller of Tales. Who?Image: The Guardian mood indigo 2012 || ramanand || conundrums – the general quiz || semi 1
    55. 55. Robert Louis Stevenson mood indigo 2012 || ramanand || conundrums – the general quiz || semi 1
    56. 56. Pseudo-Q!Middle Row (3 questions)Second qualifier chosen after thisAnswers after 3 questions number 2 seven sextant ... ... ... ... ... ... mood indigo 2012 || ramanand || conundrums – the general quiz || semi 1
    57. 57. Which entertainment entity’s logo is this? mood indigo 2012 || ramanand || conundrums – the general quiz || semi 1
    58. 58. Channel 9/Nine Network mood indigo 2012 || ramanand || conundrums – the general quiz || semi 1
    59. 59. In the Billy Bunter stories, this phrase was applied toHarry Wharton, Frank Nugent, Johnny Bull, RobertCherry, and Hurree Jamset Ram Singh.Youve probably heard about another, morefamous, group in children’s literature with thisname.What phrase? mood indigo 2012 || ramanand || conundrums – the general quiz || semi 1
    60. 60. The Famous Five mood indigo 2012 || ramanand || conundrums – the general quiz || semi 1
    61. 61. Logo of which non-profit? mood indigo 2012 || ramanand || conundrums – the general quiz || semi 1
    62. 62. mood indigo 2012 || ramanand || conundrums – the general quiz || semi 1
    63. 63. Second Qualifier Passing Round resumes (6 questions)mood indigo 2012 || ramanand || conundrums – the general quiz || semi 1
    64. 64. In the late 90s, whose website was hostedon three servers nicknamed “Raphael”,“Gabriel”, and “Michael”? mood indigo 2012 || ramanand || conundrums – the general quiz || semi 1
    65. 65. The Vatican mood indigo 2012 || ramanand || conundrums – the general quiz || semi 1
    66. 66. Both areas are from the South of the city, but dominatedby two very different communities.Each is named after a leader belonging to the respectivecommunity.One leader died in 1928 in police action. He was Presidentof the Congress in 1920 (Calcutta special session).The other was the President of the Congress in 1922 (Gayasession), and was one of the founders of the Swaraj Party.Which leaders, and thus areas? mood indigo 2012 || ramanand || conundrums – the general quiz || semi 1
    67. 67. Lajpat Nagar and C.R.Park in DelhiLala Lajpat Rai; Chittaranjan Das mood indigo 2012 || ramanand || conundrums – the general quiz || semi 1
    68. 68. The players, who are part of the ATP vote,for a peer for the ATPs SportsmanshipAward. The Award was renamed in 1996after a person who won the prize 5 timessince its inception in 1982.Who? mood indigo 2012 || ramanand || conundrums – the general quiz || semi 1
    69. 69. Stefan Edberg.(Federer has now won it 8 times) mood indigo 2012 || ramanand || conundrums – the general quiz || semi 1
    70. 70. Charles Gaouette: “any news on the packagefor us?”Samuel Perez: “FedEx delivered the package.Both trucks are safely en route home base."What is the significance of this conversation? mood indigo 2012 || ramanand || conundrums – the general quiz || semi 1
    71. 71. Code exchanged between Admirals in theUSS Carl Vinson to note the arrival of OsamaBin Ladens body onboard. mood indigo 2012 || ramanand || conundrums – the general quiz || semi 1
    72. 72. What was shown for the first time on August15, 1988, during the coverage of the PrimeMinisters speech on the occasion of Indiasindependence? mood indigo 2012 || ramanand || conundrums – the general quiz || semi 1
    73. 73. Mile Sur Mera Tumhara mood indigo 2012 || ramanand || conundrums – the general quiz || semi 1
    74. 74. At 2nd place is a celebrity condolencemessage for 6 year old Avalanna Routh.At 3rd place is Green Bay Packers guard T JLangs outburst against the NFL after beingfined for saying some not so pleasant thingsagainst some referees.Whats at 1st place? mood indigo 2012 || ramanand || conundrums – the general quiz || semi 1
    75. 75. The most retweeted tweets of all time: mood indigo 2012 || ramanand || conundrums – the general quiz || semi 1
    76. 76. Pseudo-Q!Bottom Row (3 questions)Last 3 questions for the quizAnswers after 3 questions number 2 seven sextant nine network famous five one laptop ... ... ... mood indigo 2012 || ramanand || conundrums – the general quiz || semi 1
    77. 77. What is the Greek word fromtheology for this? YHWHmood indigo 2012 || ramanand || conundrums – the general quiz || semi 1
    78. 78. Tetragrammaton; the name of God inJudaism, which is often pronounced as“Yahweh” mood indigo 2012 || ramanand || conundrums – the general quiz || semi 1
    79. 79. Which site in Pennsylvania, USA, was thelocation of the worst nuclear accident inAmerican history on March 28, 1979? mood indigo 2012 || ramanand || conundrums – the general quiz || semi 1
    80. 80. Three Mile Islandmood indigo 2012 || ramanand || conundrums – the general quiz || semi 1
    81. 81. Which alleged Nazi sympathiser was posted asBritish Governor of the Bahamas during WorldWar II? mood indigo 2012 || ramanand || conundrums – the general quiz || semi 1
    82. 82. (former King) Edward VIII, Duke of Windsor mood indigo 2012 || ramanand || conundrums – the general quiz || semi 1
    83. 83. number 2 seven sextant 2 7 6 Full grid behind this nine network famous five OLPC 9 Click to see 1 5tetragrammaton 3 mile island edward VIII 4 3 8mood indigo 2012 || ramanand || conundrums – the general quiz || semi 1
    84. 84. Conundrums feedback? ramanand@gmail.com (product placement) Infinite Zounds: the daily topical quiz blogmood indigo 2012 || ramanand || conundrums – the general quiz || semi 1

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