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Finals of Visuals Quiz at BCQC October Open
Set by Subhankar Gokhale and Aditya Gadre
presentsBhasant! Bhisol kahaan hai? Fidel and Demetrius
Achtung, Baby!This is a visuals quiz – so do look at the picturebefore yelling out the answerMost of the answers are guessable, so takeguessesWe’ll explain the rounds / points as we go along –overall the quiz has 61 questions.Team with most points at the end of the quiz, wins
A little more Achtung!We are Answer-Zionists…what that means is1. There are no questions on the Polish-LithuanianCommonwealth in this quiz2. These three are the same person
Who’s Next - answers 1Managers to winthe EPLThe immediatenext is CarloAncelotti whowon with Chelsea
Who’s Next - answers 2Indian borns towin the NobelprizeTAGORE comesnext (afterRonald Ross andRudyard Kipling)
Who’s Next - answers 3We didn’t the fire!Harry Truman, Doris Day,Red China, Johnnie Ray
Who’s Next - answers 4This Song from Ek duje Ke Liye Mere Jeevan sathi, Pyaar Kiye Ja, Jawani Deewani, Khoobsurat
Who’s Next - answers 5Elizabeth Taylor’s husbandsConrad Hilton, Jr. (1950–51)Eddie Fisher (1959–64)Michael Wilding (1952–57)Mike Todd (1957–58)Next in line is Richard Burton
Infinite Bounce 25 questions Clockwise Passing+10 for each correct answer
BCQC October Open | The Visuals Quiz – Finals1 Fidel and Demetrius X was supposed to join this band and the new band name – with initials of the four would have been the same name as a Beatles album X?
Ernest Hemingway look-alikes push fake bulls onDuval Street during the "Running of the Bulls" inKey West, Florida. The event is a spoof of itsnamesake challenge in Pamplona, Spain, and is afacet of the islands annual Hemingway Daysfestival.Running of the Bulls is depicted in ErnestHemingways 1926 novel "The Sun Also Rises"
BCQC October Open | The Visuals Quiz – Finals9 Fidel and Demetrius This is a new show in NBC. What character is Lucy Liu playing?
BCQC October Open | The Visuals Quiz – Finals 12 Fidel and Demetrius Oryx dammah, also known as Sahara oryx. Now extinct in the wild.What name was commonly used to refer to it, because of the shape of its horns?
Jason Kenny and Laura TrottOlympic Gold Medalists in Track Cycling
BCQC October Open | The Visuals Quiz – Finals24 Fidel and Demetrius Gertrude Stein wrote in The Autobiography ofAlice B. Toklas that “X was the only person whom Y wished away“ X – artist Y - subject
Loki“They brought him to a cavern and they bound him to three sharp-pointed rocks. There they would have left him bound and helpless. ButSkathi, who was of the fierce Giant brood, was not content that he shouldbe left untormented. She found a serpent that had a deadly venom; shehung the serpent above Lokis head. The drops of venom fell upon him,bringing him anguish drop by drop, minute by minute. So Lokis torturewent on.”
BCQC October Open | The Visuals Quiz – Finals33 Fidel and Demetrius Which American (the continent, not the country) capital city is named after this guy?
NassauNassau was formerly known as Charles Town; it was burnedto the ground by the Spanish in 1684, but later rebuilt andrenamed Nassau in 1695 in honor of the Dutch Stadtholderand later also King of England, Scotland and Ireland, WilliamIII from the Dutch House of Orange-Nassau.
BCQC October Open | The Visuals Quiz – Finals34 Fidel and Demetrius These hills in Kerela / TN get their common name from what is grown on them. What are they called?
“You’ll have to pry it from my cold dead hands” Chap is Charlton Heston
BCQC October Open | The Visuals Quiz – Finals37 Fidel and DemetriusIn 2005, the Perth Mint released this 1$ coin to celebrate theanniversary of an event. The image on the coin was a photographtaken during celebrations of the actual event in Sydney. The eventis better remembered by another photograph taken on the sameday. Event? Photograph? Bigger picture on next slide
BCQC October Open | The Visuals Quiz – Finals37 Fidel and Demetrius
BCQC October Open | The Visuals Quiz – Finals39 Fidel and Demetrius The First to experiment with this technology were Elmer Sperry and Peter Hewitt, who in 1918, developed the Hewitt-Sperry X (in pic). The objective of the research was development of torpedoes and cruise missiles. Origins of which technology, which finds widespread usage today?
Unmanned Aerial Vehicles(Pilotless aircraft or Drones acceptable. Autopilot not acceptable)
BCQC October Open | The Visuals Quiz – Finals40 Fidel and DemetriusKamigami NoItadaki by JiroTaniguchi.Protagonist chancesupon an ‘artifact’ ina flea market inKathmandu, whichnot only helps himin his travel, but alsoreveals unknowndetails about ahistorical journey.What is the fabled“artifact” that hebuys?
BCQC October Open | The Visuals Quiz – Finals41 Fidel and DemetriusThe picture shows a 2-inch mortar shell (and its launchingapparatus) which was used by the American forces in WWIThe soldiers would launch the shell and on impact, they would yellout a victory cry, which was a phrase inspired by the shell’sresemblance to a confectionary.This phrase finds its most popular usage in a 1997 Oscar winingmovie. (though it was used in a few movies before).Which phrase? (and the confectionary, if you can)
How do you like them apples? (Good Will Hunting) Toffee Apples
BCQC October Open | The Visuals Quiz – Finals42 Fidel and DemetriusThe KathipadaJunction inSouth Chennai.This pattern ofFlyovers seen isnamed for itsresemblance toa floral entity.What is such anintersectioncalled?
BCQC October Open | The Visuals Quiz – Finals 43 Fidel and DemetriusOn similar lines, what is thenickname of this heavy cargotransport aircraft (supertransporter) from Airbus,because if its resemblance to amember of the animalkingdom?
BCQC October Open | The Visuals Quiz – Finals44 Fidel and DemetriusThe city blanked out in the map, is home to the southernmost pointof continental europe. Both the city and the point, are named afterTariq ibn Zayid, who started the islamic contest of Spain in thisregion.Because of the strategic location of the city, its docks were used bymany merchants on a paid basis. As a result, the city has lent itsname to a commonly used english word.City? Word?
The X-54 does not produce a sonic boom when itcrosses the sound barrier, hence is allowed to fly at super-sonic speeds over land which the Concorde was not allowed to do
BCQC October Open | The Visuals Quiz – Finals46 Fidel and DemetriusThe most common type ofgear used in Automobiles, itis also widely used inWorkshop machines andPower tools.It is named so because of itsresemblance to anaccessory, used widelybefore the 20th century,and still being used incertain activities and sports.What is it called?
BCQC October Open | The Visuals Quiz – Finals47 Fidel and DemetriusThe Short-eared Owl (Asio X ) is a an Owl found in opengrasslands on almost all continents.The genus Asio,represents all theeared owls.What is its species,X, named sobecause of this owlsappearance?
Tallest freestanding structures in the world.• Washington monument
BCQC October Open | The Visuals Quiz – Finals49 Fidel and DemetriusThe cypress tree (Cupressus sempervirens),is a popular garden tree. Because itslifespan covers hundreds of years, it iswidely seen in gardens which have beenmaintained across centuries. Because of itsinability to regenerate when a part of it issevered, the Cypress has come to beassociated with death and the Greekunderworld.Where in India will you find the largestcollection of Cypress trees?
At the largest erection made by man for the love of a woman
BCQC October Open | The Visuals Quiz – Finals50 Fidel and DemetriusX is a device, used to housea bullet or firearm in thebarrel of a gun, when thebarrel is larger in diameterthan the bullet.The bullet is held firmly inthe X, which falls to theground or disintegrates andseparates after firing.Its etymology speaks of itsoriginal material ofconstruction being wood.