BMSCE Quiz Club
The General Quiz Finals
Sandeep, Shreyas and Sharath
Honour thy clock
• 8 Questions
• +10 on a direct and a pass.
• Infinite Bounce
The name has its origins in a Test match played
between the West Indies and England at Old
Trafford, Manchester, in the year 1933. Elliss “Puss”
Achong , was a leftarm orthodox spinner, playing for
the West Indies at the time. According to folklore,
Achong is said to have had Walter Robbins
stumped off a surprise delivery that spun into the
righthander from outside the off stump. As he
walked back to the pavilion, Robbins said to his
teammates "Fancy being done by a
bloody_______!", leading to the popularity of the
term in England, and subsequently, in the rest of the
The user who visits _______ to learn about
some subject, to confirm some matter of fact,
is rather in the position of a visitor to a public
restroom. It may be obviously dirty, so that he
knows to exercise great care, or it may seem
fairly clean, so that he may be lulled into a
false sense of security.
What he certainly does not know is who has
used the facilities before him.
He created the martial art Chun Kuk Do, which is based primarily on Tang
Soo Do and includes elements from every combat style he knows. Like
many other martial arts, Chun Kuk Do includes a code of honor and rules to
live by. These rules are from his personal code. They are:
1. I will develop myself to the maximum of my potential in all ways.
2. I will forget the mistakes of the past and press on to greater
3. I will continually work at developing love, happiness and loyalty in my
4. I will look for the good in all people and make them feel worthwhile.
5. If I have nothing good to say about a person, I will say nothing.
6. I will always be as enthusiastic about the success of others as I am about
7. I will maintain an attitude of openmindedness.
8. I will maintain respect for those in authority and demonstrate this respect
at all times.
9. I will always remain loyal to God, my country, family and my friends.
10.I will remain highly goaloriented throughout my life because that positive
attitude helps my family, my country and myself.
Who is he?
The company is named in part after X, Captain Ahab's
first mate in the novel Moby Dick, as well as a turn of
the century mining camp on Mount Rainier. According
to Howard Schultz's book , the name of the company
was derived from Moby Dick, although not in as direct
a fashion as many assume. Gordon Bowker liked the
name "Pequod" (the ship in the novel), but his then
creative partner Terry Heckler responded, "No one's
going to drink a cup of Pee-quod!". Brainstorming with
these ideas resulted in the company being named
after the Pequod's first mate.
These eight people have been officially named as honorary members by
* Henry Kissinger (1976)
* Bob Hope (1977)
* Kareem Abdul Jabbar (1989)
* Whoopi Goldberg (1990)
* Nelson Mandela (1996)
* Jackie Joyner Kersee (1999)
* Pope John Paul II (2000) Press agent Lee Solters arranged a ceremony
orchestrated in front of a crowd of 50,000 in Saint Peter's Square in
which the Pope was recognized as an honorary member.
•Jesse Jackson (2001)
In addition, Bill Cosby (in 1972) and Magic Johnson (in 2003) have been
signed to $1 a year lifetime
contracts with them. Cosby's was increased to $1.05 in 1986.
The only 2 comic novels to have
won the Man Booker Prize.
______ ______ originates from an Arabic dessert,
Luqmat Arl-qadi (Judge’s bite) that became popular
during the Mughal era.
Rosewater syrup is often used,however saffron and
honey syrup are also used.
• 6 individual questions connected by a common
• Qsn. 1 - +30
2 - +25
3 - +20
4 - +15
5 - +10
6 - +5
• Constant -10 on a wrong connect.
The New Testament account of her humility and
obedience to the message of God have made
her an exemplar for all ages of Christians. Out of the
details supplied in the New Testament by the
Gospels about the maid of Galilee, Christian piety
and theology have constructed a picture of her that
fulfils the prediction ascribed to her in the Magnificat
( Luke 1:48 ):"Henceforth all generations will call me
Maverick Holdings MD, Uday __________, son of
former Karnataka IGP B N __________ got about 4
acres of land off Brigade road free of cost from
Bruhat Bangalore Mahanagara Palike (BBMP). He
had promised the government that he would build
and run a public parking complex on the land for the
benefit of motorists hence he said that the land had
to be given free of cost to him. This giving away of
land is termed as one of the biggest land-scams in
What did they build?
Dishonour thy clock
• 8 Questions
• +10 on a direct and a pass.
• Infinite Bounce
•It was designed by Michael Foley, a graduate of the National Institute of
Design. It is a triangular section of aluminium twisted into a helix shape
and then coated with coloured soils collected from all the regions of
India. A jewel-encrusted box was used to house a message, which was
laser-engraved onto a miniature 18 carat gold leaf representative of the
ancient Indian 'patras. It is ergonomically contoured for ease of use. It is
664 millimetres (26.1 in) high, 34 millimetres (1.3 in) wide at the base,
and 86 millimetres (3.4 in) wide at the top and weighs 1,900 grams (67
It has a number of technological features including:
The ability to capture images and sound
Global positioning system (GPS) technology so the its location can be
Embedded light emitting diodes (LEDs) which will change into the
a country’s flag whilst in that country
A text messaging capability so that people can send messages of
congratulations and encouragement to the bearers throughout the
•The 2010 winners are:
1.Chandrashekhar Khare of California University Mathematics
2. Nandini Sundar of Delhi School of Economics (Social Science)
3. Sandip Trivedi of the Tata Institute of Fundamental Research
4. Ashutosh Sharma of the Indian Institute of technology Kanpur
and Computer Science)
5. Amita Baviskar of the Institute of Economic Growth, Delhi
6. Chetan E Chitnis of the International Centre for Genetic
biotech (ICGEB), Delhi (Life Sciences)
•The daughter of a Bulgarian immigrant and a
schoolteacher, ________ was raised in an upper
middle class household in Belo Horizonte. She
became a socialist during her youth, and following the
1964 coup d'éta joined left-wing urban guerrilla
groups that fought against the military dictatorship.
________ was captured and jailed between 1970 and
1972 and reportedly tortured. In 2005, a political crisis
triggered by a corruption scandal led to the
resignation of Chief of Staff José Dirceu. _______
took over the post, remaining in office until March 31,
•Name or Fame!
Gilma Rousseff –
1st Woman President of Brazil
•From Formula1 Racing, Which ‘team’ does
this guy drive for?
•In Internet slang, a --------- is someone who posts
controversial, inflammatory, irrelevant, or off-topic messages in
an online community, such as an online discussion forum, chat
room or blog, with the primary intent of provoking other users
into an emotional response or of otherwise disrupting normal
on-topic discussion. The contemporary use of the term is
alleged to have first appeared on the internet in the late
1980s,but the earliest known example is from 1991.It is
thought to be a truncation of the phrase -------ing for suckers,
itself derived from the fishing technique of slowly dragging bait
through water, known as ------ ing. The word also evokes the
------ portrayed in Scandinavian folklore and children's tales as
they are often creatures bent on mischief and wickedness. The
verb originates from a hunting term in Old French . The noun
,however, comes from the Old Norse word for a mythological
The 4 novels of Holmes
1.A Study in Scarlet (Scarlett Johannson
wearing a scarlet dress :P)
2.The Sign of Four(4)
3.The Hound of Baskervilles (dog’s breed is
4.The Valley of Fear (Pic of a valley)
House M.D, a TV Show
The character of Dr.
House is partly inspired
by Sherlock Holmes.
The creators of the
show have often
acknowledged this in
Sherlock Hemlock, a character in Sesame
address - Baker
(Baker + Street)
A British TV Show named Sherlock. Started in July 2010.
The two people in the pic portray Sherlock Holmes and Dr.
John Watson respectively.
Apple’s search engine named Sherlock.
Didn’t work out, so they took it off the web.
Robert Downey Jr.
Holmes in a recent
A tobacco pipe named Sherlock. Holmes was a habitual
Also a pipe is like one of the symbols associated with Holmes.
• 8 Questions
• Score = +5 for a right answer +
5 * no. of teams that don’t
get the answer