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The College QuizAbhinav Dasgupta | Aditya Gadre | Atul Matthew
28 April 2012
The Finals
The College Quiz
Abhinav | Aditya | Atul
Format
~ 20 Questions Clockwise
~ Across Styx
~ 20 Questions Anti-Clockwise
~ Bac...
The College Quiz
Abhinav | Aditya | Atul
Round 1
~ Twenty questions on Infinite Bounce
~ Ten points for every correct answ...
The College Quiz
Abhinav | Aditya | Atul
In 1953, he spent 9 months in Sudan setting up
infrastructure for the first Parli...
The College Quiz
Abhinav | Aditya | Atul
Sukumar Sen, India's first Chief Election Commissioner
A
The College Quiz
Abhinav | Aditya | Atul
Authorities in Canada have recently announced plans to
do away with something. Th...
The College Quiz
Abhinav | Aditya | Atul
Doing away with the Penny, since it costs 1.6 cents to mint
a 1 cent coin
A
The College Quiz
Abhinav | Aditya | Atul
Vincent Graff recently attempted to recreate a famous
artist's work. Who?
3
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Damien Hirst
A
The College Quiz
Abhinav | Aditya | Atul
The Call of the Wretched Sea is the debut album by
a German doom metal band relea...
The College Quiz
Abhinav | Aditya | Atul
Herman Melville
The band is Ahab
A
The College Quiz
Abhinav | Aditya | Atul
Tokyo Stadium is a multi-purpose stadium located in
Chōfu. The stadium is the hom...
The College Quiz
Abhinav | Aditya | Atul
Ajino Moto
A
The College Quiz
Abhinav | Aditya | Atul
What is the appropriate piece Jim Moriarty is listening to
while breaking into th...
The College Quiz
Abhinav | Aditya | Atul
Rossini’s The Thieving Magpie
A
The College Quiz
Abhinav | Aditya | Atul
Nicolas Louis de Lacaille discovered a constellation
and named it Mons Mensae, af...
The College Quiz
Abhinav | Aditya | Atul
Table Mountain
A
The College Quiz
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Name the person narrating in this clip
8
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Daniel Stern gives the voice-over
He was chosen for this role as he provides the ...
The College Quiz
Abhinav | Aditya | Atul
The Balfour declaration was
actually a letter to the leader
of the Jewish communi...
The College Quiz
Abhinav | Aditya | Atul
Lord Rothschild
A
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She was the consort of Emperor
Constantius, and the mother of
Emperor Constantine...
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St Helena
A
The College Quiz
Abhinav | Aditya | Atul
This was a rough type of bread simply made from oats
and water, with the addition...
The College Quiz
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Haversack
The bread was called Havercake
A
The College Quiz
Abhinav | Aditya | Atul
Three hair-like trichomes are found on the upper
surface of both the hinged lobes...
The College Quiz
Abhinav | Aditya | Atul
Venus Flytrap
A
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Abhinav | Aditya | Atul
Bolton Wanderers FC has been rather unlucky that
on both occasions it has reached...
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1958 final
There was a lot of sympathy for Manchester United after
Munich. The Bo...
The College Quiz
Abhinav | Aditya | Atul
This plant grows naturally in disturbed earth
throughout Western Europe. It was s...
The College Quiz
Abhinav | Aditya | Atul
Poppies
(National Emblem of Remembrance in US and UK)
A
The College Quiz
Abhinav | Aditya | Atul
Nagorno-Karabakh is a landlocked region in the South
Caucasus which finds itself ...
The College Quiz
Abhinav | Aditya | Atul
The flag is derived from that of Armenia (shown below).
The white portion shows t...
The College Quiz
Abhinav | Aditya | Atul
This school of Sufism is the 'way' one is directed
towards 'haqiqah' or the ultim...
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Tariqah
A
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Connect the images (1/2)
17
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Connect the images (2/2)
17
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Cases of Life imitating xkcd
A
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The ghazal "Na Kisee ki Aankh Ka Noor hoon"
from the movie Lal Qila was written b...
The College Quiz
Abhinav | Aditya | Atul
Bahadur Shah 'Zafar'
A
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Abhinav | Aditya | Atul
Ethnomusicologist Robert E. Brown believed this
to be the finest recorded example...
The College Quiz
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‘Surshri’ Kesarbai Kerkar
A
The College Quiz
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___________ Revolutionary Army was formed in 1988 by
a group seeking independence...
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Bougainville
A
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Round 2
~ Six questions on the buzzer at +5 /-5
~ If one team attempts a question...
The College Quiz
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Round 2
BOMBAY
The College Quiz
Abhinav | Aditya | Atul
Round 2
BAfter tiding through a 12-year shutdown of operations since 2000,
which ...
The College Quiz
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Round 2
Bhoja air
The College Quiz
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Round 2
OFor which timeless classic in the field of music do we remember the
19th...
The College Quiz
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Round 2
Om jai jagdeesh
The College Quiz
Abhinav | Aditya | Atul
Round 2
MAt which stadium did Manchester United record its highest ever
attendanc...
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Round 2
Maine Road
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Round 2
BVisual follows
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Round 2
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Round 2
Billy Wilder
The College Quiz
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Round 2
AAbout whom did Joseph-Louis Lagrange say: "It took them only an
instant ...
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Round 2
Antoine Lavoiser
The College Quiz
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Round 2
YFor whose murder is Yigal Amir currently serving a life sentence?
The College Quiz
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Round 2
Yitzhak Rabin
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Round 3
~ Twenty questions on Infinite Bounce
~ Ten points for every correct answ...
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He first came into the public eye in 1928 after exposing the financial
scandals i...
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Nariman, after whom Nariman point is named
A
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The Belgian operatic tenor Claude Heater has attained
worldwide repute for his pe...
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Jesus in Ben Hur
A
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Jaipal Singh Munda (1903-1970) was a leading campaigner for the Adivasi cause
and...
The College Quiz
Abhinav | Aditya | Atul
He captained the Indian hockey team at the 1928
Olympics, winning the first of In...
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Innamaa amruhu izaaa arada shay-an an yaqoola
lahu: ___ ! __ __ ___!
(The Qur'an,...
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Kun! Fa ya Kun!
A
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As Supreme Allied Commander of the South-East
Asia Theatre, X accepted the surren...
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Lord Louis Mountbatten
15th August for India’s independence
A
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When X was forced underground and accorded constant police
protection, he was ask...
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A
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Keyboards like the ones you see here are named
because of their resemblance to a ...
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Chiclet Keyboards
A
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In 1920, Real Madrid CF changed their club logo to honor King
Alfonso XIII.
They ...
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They removed the cross from the Emblem
A
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Why did 20th Century Fox Studios remove these trailers
and associated promotions ...
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The Shooting Murder of Trayvon Martin. The accused
George Zimmerman was a part of...
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The Mandubii were a confederation of Gaulish
tribes who lived in the areas of mod...
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Alesia
A
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In March 2012, Twitter creative director Douglas Bowman
revealed the name of the ...
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Larry Bird
A
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He is one of the 48 prophets as per the talmud as well as a Prophet
of Islam.
The...
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King Solomon / Suleiman
A
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Round 4
~ Six questions on the buzzer at +5 /-5
~ If one team attempts a question...
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Round 4
MUMBAI
The College Quiz
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Round 4
MWho is the only cricketer to open both the batting and bowling for
his n...
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Round 4
Mohammad Hafeez
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Round 4
UWhich capital city is named 'Red Hero' in the local language in
honour o...
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Round 4
Ulan Bator
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Round 4
MThe logo of which firm, a global leader in its industry, was inspired
by...
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Round 4
Maersk
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Round 4
BWhat term was used for the first time by HRF Keeting in his
Inspector Gh...
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Round 4
Bollywood
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Round 4
AWhat name connects Gowalia tank and train no. 12954 between
Mumbai and D...
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Round 4
August Kranti
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Round 4
I
Visual follows
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Round 4
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Round 4
Issac asimov
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And back to Infinite bounce
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Which painter is this stamp a tribute to?
33
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Paul Cezanne
The stamp is a reference to his painting
“ The Card Players”
A
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This term was originally conceived of as an aristocratic
warrior code — it derive...
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Chivalry
A
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This anecdote comes from Ramachandra Guha's book "Wickets in
the East".
The story...
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Hanif Mohammed
A
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36
The Letter (1929) East of Eden
(1955)
Giant (1956) Guess Who's
Coming to Dinne...
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Posthumous Acting Academy Award Nominations
Nominees - Jeanne Eagels, James Dean,...
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She was born in Dehradun before moving to Vienna as a
child. Following degrees fr...
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Monisha Kaltenborn, CEO of Sauber
A
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Declared as a Masterpiece of the Oral and Intangible
Heritage of Humanity by UNES...
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The language is whistled
A
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In 1875, Pyotr Lavrov wrote the Worker's ___________, a
Russian-language lyric su...
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Marseillaise
A
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What you see here is a clip from Navarathiri (1964). Something
unique about this ...
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Ganesan played 9 roles in the movie.
So did A. Nageswara Rao in Navarathri (1966)...
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  1. 1. The College QuizAbhinav Dasgupta | Aditya Gadre | Atul Matthew 28 April 2012 The Finals
  2. 2. The College Quiz Abhinav | Aditya | Atul Format ~ 20 Questions Clockwise ~ Across Styx ~ 20 Questions Anti-Clockwise ~ Back Across Styx
  3. 3. The College Quiz Abhinav | Aditya | Atul Round 1 ~ Twenty questions on Infinite Bounce ~ Ten points for every correct answer ~ Five pounces per team in this half allowed at +10/ -5
  4. 4. The College Quiz Abhinav | Aditya | Atul In 1953, he spent 9 months in Sudan setting up infrastructure for the first Parliamentary Elections in the country. His work was well appreciated and in a December 1953 publication, the Egyptian newspaper Al Misri called him "one of those men who were born to lead the pitched battles for Democracy” Identify this Mathematics graduate from Presidency College and the University of London. 1
  5. 5. The College Quiz Abhinav | Aditya | Atul Sukumar Sen, India's first Chief Election Commissioner A
  6. 6. The College Quiz Abhinav | Aditya | Atul Authorities in Canada have recently announced plans to do away with something. The Canadian Government claims that this move will save the country over 11 million dollars the coming financial year. New Zealand, Sweden and Israel have also implemented similar measures in the past. Stephen Dubner has written a piece on the Freakononomics blog encouraging the US to follow suit. What am I talking about? 2
  7. 7. The College Quiz Abhinav | Aditya | Atul Doing away with the Penny, since it costs 1.6 cents to mint a 1 cent coin A
  8. 8. The College Quiz Abhinav | Aditya | Atul Vincent Graff recently attempted to recreate a famous artist's work. Who? 3
  9. 9. The College Quiz Abhinav | Aditya | Atul Damien Hirst A
  10. 10. The College Quiz Abhinav | Aditya | Atul The Call of the Wretched Sea is the debut album by a German doom metal band released in 2006. This album reinterprets a particular book. The name of the band is the same as a character in the book. The album credits four lyricists - Daniel Droste, Christian Hoffarth and Christain Hector. Who is the fourth? 4
  11. 11. The College Quiz Abhinav | Aditya | Atul Herman Melville The band is Ahab A
  12. 12. The College Quiz Abhinav | Aditya | Atul Tokyo Stadium is a multi-purpose stadium located in Chōfu. The stadium is the home of J. League Division 2 football clubs F.C. Tokyo and Tokyo Verdy 1969. It was the first stadium in Japan that offered its naming rights when in 2003 it signed a deal with a USD 9b company whose name is used as a synonym of sorts for one of its products in several Asian dictionaries. Which company? 5
  13. 13. The College Quiz Abhinav | Aditya | Atul Ajino Moto A
  14. 14. The College Quiz Abhinav | Aditya | Atul What is the appropriate piece Jim Moriarty is listening to while breaking into the Tower of London's chamber with the Crown Jewels? 6
  15. 15. The College Quiz Abhinav | Aditya | Atul Rossini’s The Thieving Magpie A
  16. 16. The College Quiz Abhinav | Aditya | Atul Nicolas Louis de Lacaille discovered a constellation and named it Mons Mensae, after the Latin name for location where he first observed the southern sky to discover this constellation. What location was he at? 7
  17. 17. The College Quiz Abhinav | Aditya | Atul Table Mountain A
  18. 18. The College Quiz Abhinav | Aditya | Atul Name the person narrating in this clip 8
  19. 19. The College Quiz Abhinav | Aditya | Atul Daniel Stern gives the voice-over He was chosen for this role as he provides the narration on The Wonder Years A
  20. 20. The College Quiz Abhinav | Aditya | Atul The Balfour declaration was actually a letter to the leader of the Jewish community in Britian. Who was the recipient? 9
  21. 21. The College Quiz Abhinav | Aditya | Atul Lord Rothschild A
  22. 22. The College Quiz Abhinav | Aditya | Atul She was the consort of Emperor Constantius, and the mother of Emperor Constantine the Great. She is traditionally credited with finding the relics of the True Cross, with which she is invariably represented in Christian iconography. Which remote British overseas territory is named after her? 10
  23. 23. The College Quiz Abhinav | Aditya | Atul St Helena A
  24. 24. The College Quiz Abhinav | Aditya | Atul This was a rough type of bread simply made from oats and water, with the addition sometimes of yeast to bulk it out. It was made in the form of a thick biscuit as a convenient way to take food to the factory for the mid- day meal. What gets its name because it was originally used to carry this bread? 11
  25. 25. The College Quiz Abhinav | Aditya | Atul Haversack The bread was called Havercake A
  26. 26. The College Quiz Abhinav | Aditya | Atul Three hair-like trichomes are found on the upper surface of both the hinged lobes. Living organisms and non-living stimuli are distinguished by a triggering mechanism to avoid wastage of energy. The trigger is activated only if two separate hairs are touched at a gap of 20 seconds. What are we talking about? 12
  27. 27. The College Quiz Abhinav | Aditya | Atul Venus Flytrap A
  28. 28. The College Quiz Abhinav | Aditya | Atul Bolton Wanderers FC has been rather unlucky that on both occasions it has reached the final of the FA Cup post WWII, the entire country was rooting for the other team. One such occasion was the 1953 final, where the entire nation supported Blackpool for it was the first and last final Sir Stanley Matthews played in. What was the second occasion? 13
  29. 29. The College Quiz Abhinav | Aditya | Atul 1958 final There was a lot of sympathy for Manchester United after Munich. The Bolton team was pelted with tomatoes and eggs after they won! A
  30. 30. The College Quiz Abhinav | Aditya | Atul This plant grows naturally in disturbed earth throughout Western Europe. It was seen to be the only plant that grew in battle-scarred fields of Northern France and Flanders during WWI. A poem written by Canadian doctor John McCrae in memory of fallen comrades inspired American secretary Moina Michael to sell these to raise funds for ex-soldiers. What are we talking about? 14
  31. 31. The College Quiz Abhinav | Aditya | Atul Poppies (National Emblem of Remembrance in US and UK) A
  32. 32. The College Quiz Abhinav | Aditya | Atul Nagorno-Karabakh is a landlocked region in the South Caucasus which finds itself at the centre of a territorial dispute since 1994. The flag of this region signifies their preferences. Explain. 15
  33. 33. The College Quiz Abhinav | Aditya | Atul The flag is derived from that of Armenia (shown below). The white portion shows that they are separated from Armenia and also forms a Westward pointing arrow signifying a longing for unification with the motherland. A
  34. 34. The College Quiz Abhinav | Aditya | Atul This school of Sufism is the 'way' one is directed towards 'haqiqah' or the ultimate truth . A murshid (guide) who plays the role of leader or spiritual director of the organization. What is this 'way' called? 16
  35. 35. The College Quiz Abhinav | Aditya | Atul Tariqah A
  36. 36. The College Quiz Abhinav | Aditya | Atul Connect the images (1/2) 17
  37. 37. The College Quiz Abhinav | Aditya | Atul Connect the images (2/2) 17
  38. 38. The College Quiz Abhinav | Aditya | Atul Cases of Life imitating xkcd A
  39. 39. The College Quiz Abhinav | Aditya | Atul The ghazal "Na Kisee ki Aankh Ka Noor hoon" from the movie Lal Qila was written by Muztar Khairabadi, the paternal grandfather of Javed Akhtar. However the song is invariably credited to another poet by the film credits and the LP sleeve. Name this poet. 18
  40. 40. The College Quiz Abhinav | Aditya | Atul Bahadur Shah 'Zafar' A
  41. 41. The College Quiz Abhinav | Aditya | Atul Ethnomusicologist Robert E. Brown believed this to be the finest recorded example of Indian classical music. Identify the singer. 19
  42. 42. The College Quiz Abhinav | Aditya | Atul ‘Surshri’ Kesarbai Kerkar A
  43. 43. The College Quiz Abhinav | Aditya | Atul ___________ Revolutionary Army was formed in 1988 by a group seeking independence from Papua New Guinea. In 1989, BRA leaders proclaimed this area independent and established the ____________ Interim Government (BIG). As a result, the fighting between BRA and the PNG military, with support from Australia, escalated. Fill in the blank with a name of Papua New Guinean province. This province is named after a person who also has something very commonly seen in India named after him 20
  44. 44. The College Quiz Abhinav | Aditya | Atul Bougainville A
  45. 45. The College Quiz Abhinav | Aditya | Atul Round 2 ~ Six questions on the buzzer at +5 /-5 ~ If one team attempts a question and gets it wrong, the question will open for the others only after the QM starts reading it again ~ Maximum two teams can attempt a question ~ This is a reverse acrostic. You will be given the word the first letters of the answers are supposed to spell
  46. 46. The College Quiz Abhinav | Aditya | Atul Round 2 BOMBAY
  47. 47. The College Quiz Abhinav | Aditya | Atul Round 2 BAfter tiding through a 12-year shutdown of operations since 2000, which company restarted operations on 6 March 2012, only to be back in the news on 20 April for tragic reasons?
  48. 48. The College Quiz Abhinav | Aditya | Atul Round 2 Bhoja air
  49. 49. The College Quiz Abhinav | Aditya | Atul Round 2 OFor which timeless classic in the field of music do we remember the 19th century Punjabi litterateur Shardha Ram Phillauri today?
  50. 50. The College Quiz Abhinav | Aditya | Atul Round 2 Om jai jagdeesh
  51. 51. The College Quiz Abhinav | Aditya | Atul Round 2 MAt which stadium did Manchester United record its highest ever attendance for a home match?
  52. 52. The College Quiz Abhinav | Aditya | Atul Round 2 Maine Road
  53. 53. The College Quiz Abhinav | Aditya | Atul Round 2 BVisual follows
  54. 54. The College Quiz Abhinav | Aditya | Atul Round 2
  55. 55. The College Quiz Abhinav | Aditya | Atul Round 2 Billy Wilder
  56. 56. The College Quiz Abhinav | Aditya | Atul Round 2 AAbout whom did Joseph-Louis Lagrange say: "It took them only an instant to cut off his head, but France may not produce another such head in a century"?
  57. 57. The College Quiz Abhinav | Aditya | Atul Round 2 Antoine Lavoiser
  58. 58. The College Quiz Abhinav | Aditya | Atul Round 2 YFor whose murder is Yigal Amir currently serving a life sentence?
  59. 59. The College Quiz Abhinav | Aditya | Atul Round 2 Yitzhak Rabin
  60. 60. The College Quiz Abhinav | Aditya | Atul Round 3 ~ Twenty questions on Infinite Bounce ~ Ten points for every correct answer ~ Five pounces per team in this half allowed at +10/ -5
  61. 61. The College Quiz Abhinav | Aditya | Atul He first came into the public eye in 1928 after exposing the financial scandals involved in the Backbay Reclamation project. Later, he organised the Civil Disobedience Movement in Bombay under the tutelage of Gandhi. However, following his unsubstantiated charges of communalism against the Congress High Command, he was expelled from the Party, after which he made an unsuccessful attempt to resuscitate his political career by joining the Forward Bloc under N.S.C. Bose. Identify the person who lends his name to something significant in Mumbai. 21
  62. 62. The College Quiz Abhinav | Aditya | Atul Nariman, after whom Nariman point is named A
  63. 63. The College Quiz Abhinav | Aditya | Atul The Belgian operatic tenor Claude Heater has attained worldwide repute for his performance of Wagner’s operas, particularly in the role of Tristan in Tristan and Isolde. While on a singing assignment in Rome, he was noticed by a leading film director who cast him in his next blockbuster. It turned out to be Heater’s only film role ever, a pivotal one to the movie but one for which he was not credited. Which movie, and what role did Claude Heater play? 22
  64. 64. The College Quiz Abhinav | Aditya | Atul Jesus in Ben Hur A
  65. 65. The College Quiz Abhinav | Aditya | Atul Jaipal Singh Munda (1903-1970) was a leading campaigner for the Adivasi cause and was often referred to as Marang Gomke (Great Leader) by the tribals of Chota Nagpur. In 1938, he founded the Adivasi Mahasabha, which he renamed the Jharkhand Party after independence to accommodate non-tribal people of the Chota Nagpur region in his campaign for a separate state for the tribal population of Central India. History, however, remembers him not just for his political dream which came true after his death with the creation of Jharkhand but also for the dream he saw fulfilled during his lifetime - namely, a first for India in the world of sports. So, why does Jaipal Singh Munda hold a special place in the history of Indian sport? 23
  66. 66. The College Quiz Abhinav | Aditya | Atul He captained the Indian hockey team at the 1928 Olympics, winning the first of India's 8 Olympic Gold Medals A
  67. 67. The College Quiz Abhinav | Aditya | Atul Innamaa amruhu izaaa arada shay-an an yaqoola lahu: ___ ! __ __ ___! (The Qur'an, Chapter 36) (Surely His Command, when He wills a thing, is only to say to it: Be! And it is!) Fill in with an expression you would surely have heard in 2011. 24
  68. 68. The College Quiz Abhinav | Aditya | Atul Kun! Fa ya Kun! A
  69. 69. The College Quiz Abhinav | Aditya | Atul As Supreme Allied Commander of the South-East Asia Theatre, X accepted the surrender of Japan in Singapore, which technically ended the Second World War. To commemorate his role in the Japanese defeat, X, in a different capacity, later chose the date of Japan's official surrender for yet another momentous event. Who was X and what did he choose the date for? 25
  70. 70. The College Quiz Abhinav | Aditya | Atul Lord Louis Mountbatten 15th August for India’s independence A
  71. 71. The College Quiz Abhinav | Aditya | Atul When X was forced underground and accorded constant police protection, he was asked to choose an alias that the police could call him by. The name he chose was a combination of the names of two of his favourite writers (pictured). Identify X, and the alias which is now the title of his forthcoming memoirs. 26
  72. 72. The College Quiz Abhinav | Aditya | Atul A
  73. 73. The College Quiz Abhinav | Aditya | Atul Keyboards like the ones you see here are named because of their resemblance to a product now owned by the Kraft Group. Name? 27
  74. 74. The College Quiz Abhinav | Aditya | Atul Chiclet Keyboards A
  75. 75. The College Quiz Abhinav | Aditya | Atul In 1920, Real Madrid CF changed their club logo to honor King Alfonso XIII. They recently announced plans of constructing a 1 billion dollar sports tourist resort in Dubai. Keeping local sentiments in mind, the club made one minor change to their official club logo, which would undo part of the changes made in 1920. What is the change? 28
  76. 76. The College Quiz Abhinav | Aditya | Atul They removed the cross from the Emblem A
  77. 77. The College Quiz Abhinav | Aditya | Atul Why did 20th Century Fox Studios remove these trailers and associated promotions from theaters recently? 29
  78. 78. The College Quiz Abhinav | Aditya | Atul The Shooting Murder of Trayvon Martin. The accused George Zimmerman was a part of the Neighbourhood watch. A
  79. 79. The College Quiz Abhinav | Aditya | Atul The Mandubii were a confederation of Gaulish tribes who lived in the areas of modern-day Bourgogne and Jura. Their capital was the site of a decisive battle which saw the Romans ultimately winning over the whole of Gaul. Uncertainty around the exact location of this place has been parodied in Asterix as well. Which place? 30
  80. 80. The College Quiz Abhinav | Aditya | Atul Alesia A
  81. 81. The College Quiz Abhinav | Aditya | Atul In March 2012, Twitter creative director Douglas Bowman revealed the name of the company logo: "_____ the bird" The inspiration behind the name seemed fairly obvious given founder Biz Stone's Boston upbringing but it was only officially confirmed a few days later by Twitter officials. So who is the Twitter logo named after? 31
  82. 82. The College Quiz Abhinav | Aditya | Atul Larry Bird A
  83. 83. The College Quiz Abhinav | Aditya | Atul He is one of the 48 prophets as per the talmud as well as a Prophet of Islam. The Hebrew Bible portrays him as great in wisdom, wealth, and power, but ultimately as a king whose sin, including idolatry and turning away from Yahweh, leads to the kingdom being torn in two during the reign of his son Rehoboam. In contrast, the Quran denies that any such event took place, nor that he ever turned away from Allah in any way prior to his death and views him as famed throughout the lands for his wisdom and fair judgments. Who? 32
  84. 84. The College Quiz Abhinav | Aditya | Atul King Solomon / Suleiman A
  85. 85. The College Quiz Abhinav | Aditya | Atul Round 4 ~ Six questions on the buzzer at +5 /-5 ~ If one team attempts a question and gets it wrong, the question will open for the others only after the QM starts reading it again ~ Maximum two teams can attempt a question ~ This is a reverse acrostic. You will be given the word the first letters of the answers are supposed to spell
  86. 86. The College Quiz Abhinav | Aditya | Atul Round 4 MUMBAI
  87. 87. The College Quiz Abhinav | Aditya | Atul Round 4 MWho is the only cricketer to open both the batting and bowling for his national side in all 3 forms of the game? (not necessarily in the same match)
  88. 88. The College Quiz Abhinav | Aditya | Atul Round 4 Mohammad Hafeez
  89. 89. The College Quiz Abhinav | Aditya | Atul Round 4 UWhich capital city is named 'Red Hero' in the local language in honour of Damdin Sukhbaatar who fought closely with the Soviet Red Army?
  90. 90. The College Quiz Abhinav | Aditya | Atul Round 4 Ulan Bator
  91. 91. The College Quiz Abhinav | Aditya | Atul Round 4 MThe logo of which firm, a global leader in its industry, was inspired by a heavenly sign the founder wanted as reassurance when his wife was critically ill?
  92. 92. The College Quiz Abhinav | Aditya | Atul Round 4 Maersk
  93. 93. The College Quiz Abhinav | Aditya | Atul Round 4 BWhat term was used for the first time by HRF Keeting in his Inspector Ghote book, ‘Filmy’?
  94. 94. The College Quiz Abhinav | Aditya | Atul Round 4 Bollywood
  95. 95. The College Quiz Abhinav | Aditya | Atul Round 4 AWhat name connects Gowalia tank and train no. 12954 between Mumbai and Delhi?
  96. 96. The College Quiz Abhinav | Aditya | Atul Round 4 August Kranti
  97. 97. The College Quiz Abhinav | Aditya | Atul Round 4 I Visual follows
  98. 98. The College Quiz Abhinav | Aditya | Atul Round 4
  99. 99. The College Quiz Abhinav | Aditya | Atul Round 4 Issac asimov
  100. 100. The College Quiz Abhinav | Aditya | Atul And back to Infinite bounce
  101. 101. The College Quiz Abhinav | Aditya | Atul Which painter is this stamp a tribute to? 33
  102. 102. The College Quiz Abhinav | Aditya | Atul Paul Cezanne The stamp is a reference to his painting “ The Card Players” A
  103. 103. The College Quiz Abhinav | Aditya | Atul This term was originally conceived of as an aristocratic warrior code — it derives from the French term for horseman — involving individual training and service to others. Over time its meaning has been refined to emphasize more ideals such as knightly virtues, honour and courtly love, and less the martial aspects of the tradition. What term referred to the traditional code of conduct associated with the medieval institution of knighthood? 34
  104. 104. The College Quiz Abhinav | Aditya | Atul Chivalry A
  105. 105. The College Quiz Abhinav | Aditya | Atul This anecdote comes from Ramachandra Guha's book "Wickets in the East". The story goes something like this: It was quite common for spectators in the Caribbean to perch themselves on trees to watch games. On the third day of a famous Test Match, a young boy, probably dazed and doped by the combination of a hot sun, too much wine and X's defensive batting, dozed off and fell head first to the ground. He was rushed to the Hospital where he remained somnolent for 2 days. When he woke up, his first words were "Is X still batting?". And to his utter bemusement, the answer was in the affirmative. Who is X? 35
  106. 106. The College Quiz Abhinav | Aditya | Atul Hanif Mohammed A
  107. 107. The College Quiz Abhinav | Aditya | Atul 36 The Letter (1929) East of Eden (1955) Giant (1956) Guess Who's Coming to Dinner (1967) Greystoke: The Legend of Tarzan, Lord of the Apes (1984) Il Postino (1994)
  108. 108. The College Quiz Abhinav | Aditya | Atul Posthumous Acting Academy Award Nominations Nominees - Jeanne Eagels, James Dean, Spencer Tracy, Sir Ralph Richardson, Massimo Troisi Peter Finch and Heath Ledger won the Oscar A
  109. 109. The College Quiz Abhinav | Aditya | Atul She was born in Dehradun before moving to Vienna as a child. Following degrees from the University of Vienna and the London School of Economics, she went on to work for the UN in different capacities and also worked in a few law firms in Europe. Since 2010, she has served as the CEO of a Swiss based company. Give me her Name OR the Company 37
  110. 110. The College Quiz Abhinav | Aditya | Atul Monisha Kaltenborn, CEO of Sauber A
  111. 111. The College Quiz Abhinav | Aditya | Atul Declared as a Masterpiece of the Oral and Intangible Heritage of Humanity by UNESCO in 2009, the Silbo Gomero language is spoken by inhabitants of La Gomera in the Canary Islands to communicate across the ravines and gullies prominent throughout the island. The first major published work researching the language was El Silbo Gomero Analisis Linguistico (1978) by Ramon Trujillo, which concluded that there are 2 vowels (high pitch and low pitch) and 4 consonants in the language. What is unique about Silbo Gomero? 38
  112. 112. The College Quiz Abhinav | Aditya | Atul The language is whistled A
  113. 113. The College Quiz Abhinav | Aditya | Atul In 1875, Pyotr Lavrov wrote the Worker's ___________, a Russian-language lyric sung to the tune of a song popular in Russia as a Republican revolutionary anthem since the beginning of the 19th century. Lavrov's song remained popular through the beginning of the 20th century and was used as the semi-official national anthem of the new Russian Republic after the February Revolution of 1917 although the Internationale largely replaced it in popular consciousness during the October revolution. Just fill in the blank. 39
  114. 114. The College Quiz Abhinav | Aditya | Atul Marseillaise A
  115. 115. The College Quiz Abhinav | Aditya | Atul What you see here is a clip from Navarathiri (1964). Something unique about this movie is rather aesthetically captured in the clip. What is so special? Also, the movie was remade in Telugu in 1966 and Hindi in 1974. Name the two actors who played Sivaji Ganesan's character in each of the two. 40
  116. 116. The College Quiz Abhinav | Aditya | Atul Ganesan played 9 roles in the movie. So did A. Nageswara Rao in Navarathri (1966) and Sanjeev Kumar in Naya Din Nayi Raat (1974) A

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