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  1. 1. Here Comes the Sun THE GENERAL QUIZ IIM RAIPUR
  2. 2. RULES— There are 6 questions— Questions 1-3 are CW and 4-6 are ACW— Each Question carries 10 mark( pass or direct)— Quizmaster’s decision is final— Remember the name of the round.
  3. 3. TEAM-1In 1937, after the Japanese invasion of China, the communist GeneralZhu De requested Jawaharlal Nehru to send Indian physicians to China. Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose, the President of the Indian National Congress, made arrangements to send a team of volunteer doctors and an ambulance by collecting a fund of Rs 22,000 on the All-IndianChina Day and China Fund days on July 7-9.___________________was one of five Indian physicians dispatched to China to provide medicalassistance during the Second Sino-Japanese War in 1938. Besides beingknown for his dedication and perseverance, he has also been regarded as an example for Sino-Indian friendship and collaboration.Id?
  5. 5. TEAM 2In Times Square on V.J. Day I saw a sailor running along the street grabbing any and every girl in sight. Whether she was a grandmother, stout, thin,old, didnt make a difference. I was running ahead of him with my Leica looking back over my shoulder but none of the pictures that were possible pleased me. Then suddenly, in a flash, I saw something white being grabbed.I turned around and __________________What happened next?
  7. 7. TEAM 3X a village on the Swedish islandof Resarö, inVaxholm Municipality in theStockholm archipelago.X means literally Outer Village.So what?
  8. 8. THE ANSWER ISLending its name to a famous quarry where many rare earth minerals have been discovered, the small village has been the inspiration for namingthe chemical elements yttrium (Y), ytterbium (Yb), terbium (Tb) and erbium (Er).Gadolinium(Gd) (named after gadolinite, which is named afterProfessor Johan Gadolin), holmium (Ho) (from the Latin name forStockholm),scandium (Sc) and thulium (Tm) (Thule is an old Latin word forthe Nordic countries) all trace their origin to the Ytterby quarry.
  9. 9. TEAM 4some Western sources claimed that Gagarin, during his space flight, had made the comment,__________________ However, no such words appear in the verbatim record of Gagarins conversations with the Earth during the spaceflight.In a 2006 interview a close friend of Gagarin, Colonel Valentin Petrov, stated that Gagarin never said such words, and that the phrase originated from Nikita Khrushchevs speech at the plenum of the Central Committee of the CPSU, where the anti-religious propaganda was discussed.What?
  10. 10. THE ANSWER IS“ I don’t see any GOD up here”
  11. 11. TEAM 4 (again) Funda?
  12. 12. THE ANSWER IS
  13. 13. TEAM 3What is it?
  14. 14. THE ANSWER IS
  15. 15. TEAM 2Ye kya ho raha hai?
  16. 16. THE ANSWER ISThe russian superstition of peeing on the tyre of the bus in which they arriveBefore take off.
  17. 17. TEAM 1 Connect
  18. 18. THE ANSWER IS“ all three mean I Don’t Know” in their native languages
  19. 19. TEAM 1One day, after finding that a transducer was wired wrong, the engineer cursed the technician responsible and said, "If there is any way to do it wrong, hell find it.“I was born at Edwards Air Force Base in 1949 at North Base.Ask the question?
  20. 20. THE ANSWER ISHow did murphy’s law originiate?
  21. 21. TEAM 2I am a slang term for a minor stock character of an adventure drama who dies violently soon after being introduced in order to dramatize the dangerous situationexperienced by the main characters. The term originated with fans of the science fiction television series Star TrekId?
  22. 22. THE ANSWER ISWho are the “ red shirts”?
  23. 23. TEAM 3It was a large cannon used by Royalist forces to defend Colchester in 1648.The weapon, mounted on the church tower of St. Mary-at-the-Wall andexpertly fired by a Royalist gunner named “One-eyed” Jack Thompson, successfully held off the Parliamentarians (or Roundheads) for eleven weeks before succumbing to a direct hitask me a question?
  24. 24. THE ANSWER IS“ who is humpty dumpty”
  25. 25. TIE-BREAKERS
  26. 26. I mean a cognitive bias that causes people to overestimate their positivequalities and abilities and to underestimate their negative qualities, relative to othersI am also a fictional town in the U.S. state of Minnesota, said to have been the boyhood home of Garrison Keillor.Id?
  27. 27. THE ANSWER IS“ lake wobegon effect”
  28. 28. Id this man?
  29. 29. SPORTSthe phrase_______refers to a married middle class woman who lives in the suburbs and has school age children. she is portryed in the media as busy overburdened and driving a minivan. she is also portrayed as putting the interests of her family most importantly her children, ahead of her own.What?
  30. 30. THE ANSWER IS
  31. 31. BUSINESS It is the oldest company in the United States which still makes its original product, and is the oldest continuously operating manufacturer in North America. It is the only US company which produces both firearms and ammunition domestically, and is the largest US producer of shotguns and rifles.The company though is known for its other product that started as a spin off.But is eponymous to the company. You still find it waiting at a government office.What?
  32. 32. THE ANSWER IS
  33. 33. ENTERTAINMENTthough X was born in mikawa province, he often returned to iga, home of the ___ family. he was extremely skilled spearman, tactician and swordsman,. the village of yagyu along the kyoto nara border was home to a venerableschool of a sword technique._____ fought in his first war at 16 and died in 1596 of natural causes.And this is entertainment question…….
  34. 34. THE ANSWER IS
  35. 35. LITERATUREFirst appearance of?
  36. 36. THE ANSWER IS
  37. 37. TRIVIAthe four goldberg brothers Lowell, Norman, Hiram, and Max invented anddeveloped the first automobile a/c. on july 17 1946 the temprature in detroit was 97 f. the brothers walked into henry fords office, and sweet talked hissecretary into telling him that the gentleman hd the most exciting innovation.henry was curious. they refused to meet him an asked him to come to the parking lot. the temp was about 130 f. they turned onthe a/c. the old man now exicted offered 3 million for the patent.the brothers refused and said a 2 million + a recognition label " the goldberg air conditioner". now ford was notread for this, after two hours of haggling, they finally agreed at 4 million anda new naming convention ... what??
  38. 38. THE ANSWER IS“ ever wonderd why car a/c speed is called“Lo”“ Norm”“ Hi”“Max”
  40. 40. THE ANSWER IS
  41. 41. NRIX(born May 26, 1946 in Bombay) is an Indian-American engineerwho is a pioneer of digital technology including HDTV andMPEG4.He conducted seminal research in digital compression, signal processingand other fields.X has been President of Bell Laboratories andChief Scientist for Lucent Technologies.ID?
  43. 43. ARTSseurat “ I thought it is a normal picnic”- put fundae
  44. 44. THE ANSWER IS“recreation of seurat’s famous work Sunday Afternoon on the Island of La Grande Jatte”
  45. 45. AND IN THE END…… T1 T2