Total 6 rounds Round 1 – Direct Clockwise (12) Round 2 – Clues !!! Round 3 – Direct Anti clockwise (12) Round 4 – Long Visual Connect (11) Round 5 – Your Choice Round 6 – Rapid FireDecision of Quiz master will be final
Round ITotal 12 questionsBounce Clockwise10 points for right answerNo negatives
2The name of this structure is derived from two Greekwords which means “on both sides” and “place forviewing”. These were used for chariot races, gladiatorcombats and executions in ancient Rome.Some of the natural examples are foundin Drakensberg, South Africa; Slane Castle in Ireland; TheGorge, The Red Rocks in USA.What are we talking about ?
4In 2006 a commemorative Coin set was issued to markthe 50th anniversary of the founding of X, making it onlythe second Indian company alongside State Bank of Indiato have such a coin issued in its honour.Name the company ......
5This word was coined by Georges Herpin in 1864. Hetook the Greek root word which means an attraction oraffinity for something, and another word meaning "exemptfrom duties and taxes" to form this word. The alternativeterms considered were "timbromania", "timbrophily" and"timbrology“. Identify the word.
6When the ships São Gabriel and São Rafael reached India,a new history was created. Why?
These are the ships which carried Vasco da Gama toIndia
7David Leavitt suggested this about the death of Alan Turingthat he was re-enacting a scene from a 1937 film , hisfavourite fairy tale, pointing out that he took "an especiallykeen pleasure in the scene where the Wicked Witchimmerses her apple in the poisonous brew.“Name the film ?
8For every year there is a pre-approved list of names for Xwhich are generated by National X Center. Since 1979, thename list alternate between male and female. Xs arenamed alphabetically for the list in a chronological orderi.e. the first X of the year will be given a name that startswith „A‟ , second one starts with „B‟ and so on. The listcontains name that begin from A to W, but exclude namethat begin with “Q” or “U”. There are six lists thatcontinue to rotate.What list…….
9The 1968 Olympics marked the debut of Dick Fosburyand his famous “______” jumping style. Till then, all highjumpers cleared the bar by straddling it. But his techniquebegan by racing upto the bar and twisting his body whiletaking off. He went over the bar head first with his back tothe bar. This style is adopted by most jumpers today.Name the jumping style.
10Gokul Rajaram, a former Google employe is known to usby the name “Godfather of X” . X played a major role inincreased amount of blog writers and similar websites. Infact it is one of the thing that most of the bloggers love ofGoogle.Id X….
12This was a political scandal during the 1970s in the UnitedStates resulting from the break-in of the DemocraticNational Committee headquarters which eventually led tothe resignation of Richard Nixon from the post of U.Spresident. The FBI connected the payments to theburglars to a slush fund used by the Committee for theRe-Election of the President, a fundraising group for theNixon campaign.Why was the scandal named so ????
Because the Democratic National Committeeheadquarters was situated in Watergate complex inWashington D.C
Round IITotal 6 questionsEach question consist of 3 clues with points 20,15and 10.Negative 20,15 and 10 for wrong answers
20He is an 8 time academy award winner.He also won Palm d‟Or in 2002. His first wife was Polish actress, Barbara Lass whoalso acted in his 1959 film “When Angels Fall.”
15He then married Sharon Tate, the upcoming actressof that time.On 11 March 1977, he was arrested in Los Angeles forthe sexual assault of 13-year-old Samantha Geimer duringa photo shoot for French Vogue magazine.
10His famous movies are…The Pianist (2002)Oliver Twist (2005)The Ghost Write (2010)Carnage (2011) etc……..
20Alumnus of Indian Institute of Management Calcutta.Worked for companies such as StandardChartered, DBS Bank and IDBI Federal Life Insurancebefore turning to writing.
15At the Jaipur Literary Festival in 2011 he said that “Hebelieves that religiosity and liberalism go hand-in-hand inIndia”.He targeted social media websites for promoting hisdebut novel, and made a trailer film with a backgroundscore reportedly by Taufiq Qureshi and uploaded iton YouTube.
10His third book, The Oath of the Vayuputras is expectedto release in 2012
20 He made his first significant impact in tennis in 1990 byknocking Boris Becker out of the first round of the FrenchOpen mens singles where he went on to reach thequarter-finals.He helped Yugoslavia win the World Team Cup in 1991.
15He lost to Andre Agassi in 1992 and to Pete Sampras in94 and 98 Wimbledon Single‟s finals.He won bronze at Barcelona Olympics in 1992
10He is the only person to win the mens singles titleat Wimbledon as a wildcard in 2001 after a tough andemotional 5 set match against Patrick Rafter.
20 Featured in India Todays list of 100 People WhoShaped India.She was awarded the Padma Bhushan in 1956,and Sangeet Natak Akademi Fellowship in 1967.
15She was instrumental for the legislation for ThePrevention of Cruelty to Animals Act,1960 and forlater setting up of the Animal Welfare Board of India,under her chairmanship in 1962.In 1977, Morarji Desai offered to nominate her forthe post of President of India.
10In January 1994, an Act of the IndianParliament recognised the Kalakshetra Foundationwhich she started as an Institute of NationalImportance.‘She is considered the most important revivalist inthe Indian classical dance form of Bharatnatyam fromits original sadhir style
Round IIITotal 12 questionsPounce with bounce anti clockwise10 for direct+10/-10 for pounce
1It is a Russian nesting doll which is a set ofwooden dolls of decreasing size placed one inside theother. The first Russian nested doll set was carved in1890 from a design by a folk crafts painter ,SergeyMalyutin. Traditionally the outer layer is a woman, dressedin a sarafan, a long and shapeless traditional Russianpeasant jumper dress. The figures inside may be of eithergender; the smallest, innermost doll is typically ababy lathed from a single piece of wood.Name it Pic in next slide
2X started its actual operations in India in the summer of1888, when crates full of Y soap bars, embossed with thewords "Made in England by X" were shipped to theKolkata harbour and it began an era of marketing brandedFast Moving Consumer Goods.Id X & Y ?
3He was a prominent Indian theatre and film personalityfrom Bengal. He became a member of the Indian People‟sTheatre Association, a left-leaning group of artists who aimed atreflect the suffering of the poor in their work, so as to make asocial impact for the betterment of that section of society.Name his wife who is more famousin another field…..
5X is a volcano in the Cascade Mountains of Oregon. It eruptedthousands of years ago resulting in the formation of a crater.Subsequent lava flows sealed the bottom allowing it to be filledwith approximately 4.6 trillion gallons of water from rainfall andsnow melt, consequently forming Y, the world‟s seventh deepestlake in the world. The entire mountain range is located in the YNational Park. A small volcanic island, Wizard Island appears onthe west of this lake creating a „volcano in a lake in a volcano‟.Id X and Y …………. Pic in next slide
9This art form is similar to the European dramatic version, Opera.It has a history of about 400 years and is closely related withLatin Catholics.A Malayalam film which is closely related with this art form wasreleased in 2010, which became the first Malayalam movie fromReliance Big Motion Pictures.Identify the art form and film.
10The 1939 Tripura session of Congress saw Gandhiji and Netaji inopposite sides. Netaji & X were the candidates for thepresidential post of Congress. X was supported by Gandhiji, butlost to Netaji by 95 votes. A book written by X is considered asthe History of INC .Find X …
12He was an Indian international footballer and first class cricketer.His club career started and ended at Mohun Bagan despiteoffers from clubs like Tottenham.He was the captain of Indian football team which won the AsianGames gold in 1962.He won the Arjuna award in 1963 and Padmashri in 1983.He also acted in a Bengali movie “Prothom Prem”
S1 Suffering from rheumatoid arthritis, it was too painful for himto show his index finger raised above the head and this led tothe "crooked finger of doom".Other signals include “crumb-sweeping” wave of the arm,double crooked finger six-phase hop etc.Who is the creator of these signals who is referred as“Bozo the Clown” ??
S2Starting from 1928 Olympics, the gold medal winningIndian hockey team holds another unique record whichwas broken in 1968 Olympics. What is that ?
S2None of the teams scored more than 1 goal againstIndia in Olympics
S3The evolution of this was believed to be from the colourof the event organizing newspaper after the journalists hadasked the event director, Henri Desgrange, to make iteasier for them to find the leader in the peloton.What are we talking about ?
Evolution of Yellow Jersey in Tour de France
P1 Founding member of the Communist Party of India.Founder of Socialist the first socialist weekly in IndiaPlayed an important role in the formation of Maharashtra.Remained the Chairman of the CPI till 1978, was removed inthat year because the majority of party workers were against hispolitical line of supporting Indian National Congress & IndiraGandhi.Was in news some months ago in Kerala.Who is he ?
P2Co founded the Penguin Books and also created theSainik schools. He is considered as the prime architect ofThird Bloc policy. He was described as the 2nd mostpowerful man after Nehru by Time magazine.Who is he ?
P3He was a key figure in the Islamic revolution in Iran anda close confidant of Ayatollah Khomeini. In 1981, after theassassination of Mohammad-Ali Rajai, he waselected President of Iran by a huge margin. Foundedthe Islamic Republic Party, along with like-minded clericssuch as Mohammad Beheshti, Mohammad Javad BahonarWho is this great leader ?
L2He believed that his most enduring contributions wouldbe his "Three Laws of Robotics" and the FoundationSeries.He was credited for introducing the words“Robotics”, “positronic” and “psychohistory”.His other famous works are Galactic Empire series,Nightfall, Black Widowers series etcIdentify the Russian born author ……
E3It is a 1975 American drama film directed by MilošForman and based on the 1962 novel of the samename by Ken Kesey.The title is derived from an American childrens folkrhyme.Jack Nicholson, Louise Fletcher, William Redfield playedmajor roles.A Malayalam version of this was also made by aleading director.
H1They met first on 1955 April @ Bandung to lay the foundation ofX. Then in July 1956, they again met @ Briyoni to form thepractical skeleton of X. In 1961 September they met @ Belgradein which representatives from 25 countries participated andfinally X came into existence.Identify X.
B2The group that develops X was originally called the"Portable Systems" team. X is a 32-bit operating systemreleased on July 27, 1993, which makes it a strategicbusiness platform that supports high-end engineering andscientific programs.
B3It was opened in Seattle, Washington, on March 30, 1971 bythree partners:English teacher Jerry Baldwin,history teacher Zev Siegl, andwriter Gordon Bowker.The name is taken from Moby-Dick after Pequod was rejectedby one of the co-founders, the company was named after thefirst mate on the Pequod.Id the company……..