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Sŭtra - Akela Quiz, Questions

  1. 1. Akela – The Lone Wolf Debasish & Sai
  2. 2. Page taken from the first episode of which comic?
  3. 3. Answer
  4. 4. Saath Kahaaniya from the guys who brought to you Savita Bhabhi
  5. 5. One of the inspirations for this sitcom __X__ was the diary of Richard Crossman published in 1964 Crossman's entry for October 22, 1964, a few days after he had been appointed – " My room is like a padded cell, and in certain ways I am like a person who is suddenly certified a lunatic and put safely into this great, vast room, cut off from real life and surrounded by male and female trained nurses and attendants. When I am in a good mood they occasionally allow an ordinary human being to come and visit me; but they make sure that I behave right, and that the other person behaves right; and they know how to handle me. ”
  6. 6. Answer
  7. 7. Yes Minister
  8. 8. Identify game and company that makes it.
  9. 9. Answer
  10. 10. Ibibo Farms
  11. 11. Give your body pleasure, _____X____ Because your body is for giving it pleasure and good things Give your body pleasure, ____X____ Ehhhh, ____X___ ____X_____ has a boyfriend whose name is Whose last name is Vitorino And during his military swearing in She got together with two of his friends ___X____, ____X____, _____X____ Who likes the summers of Marbella ___X____, ____X____, _____X____ Who likes the guerrilla lifestyle ___X____ dreams of the Corte Ingles And she likes the most recent fashions She'd like to live in New York And trap a new boyfriend
  12. 12. Answer
  13. 13. Macarena
  14. 14. Arthur _______ Jefferson, born in 1890 in England emigrated to America in 1912. He felt his name was too long to fit on posters so he shortened it to _X_. Making his first film appearance in Nuts in May (1917), he did not achieve much success until Hal Roach ’s The Lucky Dog (1921) in a way, led to something which would define his career and result in one of the most successful pairings of all time. _ X _?
  15. 15. Answer
  16. 16. X – Stan Laurel
  17. 17. This is the tombstone of a provocative performer. Who? Enough hints in the image.
  18. 18. Answer
  19. 19. George Carlin
  20. 20. <ul><li>On a trip across the plains, the driver of a wagon would hold the reins of his horse team and concentrate on driving. This left him and the occupants of his wagon susceptible to sneak attacks from bandits and thieves. To avoid this atrocious circumstance it became necessary for one person to sit next to the driver with a ______ and fend off the enemy. </li></ul><ul><li>It has evolved into a pre-driving ritual that is experienced before almost every car ride across America and even the world. What commonly used American phrase? </li></ul>
  21. 21. Answer
  22. 22. Calling Shotgun / Shotgun rules
  23. 23. <ul><li>It is a small wine-making village and commune in far south-eastern Luxembourg , near the point where the borders of Germany, France, and Luxembourg meet. Other villages within the commune include Remerschen and Wintrange. </li></ul><ul><li>The village became famous on 14 June 1985 , when the ____________ Agreement was signed . To use this name recognition, the council of the commune of Remerschen decided on 18 January 2006 to rename the commune to _____________. Which famous name important for many travellers ? </li></ul>
  24. 24. Answer
  25. 25. Schengen
  26. 26. <ul><li>It is known by several names, including &quot;the matrimonial &quot;, &quot;the Mama-Papa &quot;, &quot;the English-American &quot;, and &quot;the male superior” … </li></ul><ul><li>The origin of the term is explained in Malinowski's ______ Life of Savages in North-Wester Melanesia , where Malinowski (1929) records the nearly universal use of a totally different technique among the Trobrianders (people in the archipelago in New Guinea) and that caricatures of the English-American technique are performed around campfires , to the great amusement of the natives who refer to what they saw as the __________ _________ </li></ul>
  27. 27. Answer
  28. 28. Missionary Position
  29. 29. <ul><li>Blue on blue <becos NATO uniforms were blue> and Fraticide <from the Bible> are two lesser known terms used in Warfare. What is the more popular 2 word term for the same thing? </li></ul>
  30. 30. Answer
  31. 31. Friendly Fire
  32. 32. <ul><li>  Rodney Cox, from North Carolina was discovered in the act of providing former Tories with information regarding the American naval forces capability to secure American shores. After a brief ad hoc trial, Cox was convicted and sentenced to death by firing squad. X an American President, being a notorious Anglophobic at the time, did something that is remembered till day. </li></ul>
  33. 33. Answer
  34. 34. Thomas Jefferson chose to be the only member of the firing squad, hence Thomas Jefferson shot a man for treason on the White House Lawn
  35. 35. <ul><li>Why was this particular poster placement in the midst of a controversy? </li></ul>
  36. 36. Answer
  37. 37. <ul><li>The film's poster and tagline , 'there's nothing wrong with a little shooting so long as the right people get shot &quot; was prominently featured at the Stockwell tube station, where in July 2005 police marksmen shot and killed Jean Charles de Menezes , mistaking him for a terrorism suspect after the London Bombings . He was proven to be innocent. During the inquest, the jury were taken to the station to retrace de Menezes' steps as part of the inquiry , and the tagline was seen and noted by the jury and judge, resulting in calls for it to be removed from the underground due to poor taste. </li></ul>
  38. 38. <ul><li>Video </li></ul>
  39. 39. Answer
  40. 40. Dinner with Five tv show inspired by the The Algonquin  Round table meetings
  41. 41. <ul><li>What Hindi/Urdu word is common to: </li></ul><ul><li>A song from this Elvis Presley musical </li></ul><ul><li>Another musical that was adapted into this Marlene Dietreche film </li></ul><ul><li>DC Comics charcater </li></ul><ul><li>MIT robot that simulates human emotion </li></ul><ul><li>And the biggest Bollywood hit of 1940s? </li></ul>
  42. 42. Answer
  43. 44. Connect /Identify
  44. 45. Answer
  45. 46. Alex Ross
  46. 47. <ul><li>Oscar Tschirky was a hard-working, obedient, and modest man. He was the first person hired at this particular place A. </li></ul><ul><li>He came up with at least 2 famous things at this place. One named after the place itself . </li></ul><ul><li>The other when he visited a particular archipelago in the Canada-USA border ., Oscar discovered that the noon meal's salad fixings had been left sitting on the dock. Improvising with the ingredients he had aboard the yacht, he concocted something named after the region </li></ul><ul><li>What two things did he create? </li></ul>
  47. 48. Answer
  48. 49. Waldord Salad Thousand island dressing
  49. 50. Explain.
  50. 51. Answer
  51. 52. Terry Gilliam – Johny Depp’s unfinished film – Man who killed Don Quixote, the footage shot was used for the documentary – Lost in La Mancha
  52. 53. <ul><li>Cast of a famous tv series promoting Slusho , a fictitious drink, used in a viral mkting campaign promoting which movie ? </li></ul>
  53. 54. Answer
  54. 55. Heroes - Cloverfield
  55. 56. <ul><li>A famous & controversial woman in a famous photoshoot that was parodied by this British TV host. </li></ul><ul><li>Identify both. </li></ul>
  56. 57. Answer
  57. 58. Christine Keeler David Frost
  58. 59. What’s the story?
  59. 60. Answer
  60. 61. <ul><li>Matt Damon- Jimmy Kimmel running gag “ Matt Damon – We’re sorry , but we have run out of time” </li></ul><ul><li>Sarah Silverman’s video - I’m f**** Matt Damon </li></ul><ul><li>Kimmel’s ‘revenge’ – I’m f**** Ben Affleck </li></ul>
  61. 62. <ul><li>Which brand advertises itself as “ What do the Eiffel Tower, the Kremlin, the Washington Monument, Madrid’s Royal Palace and Japan’s first skyscraper have in common ? “ </li></ul>
  62. 63. Answer
  63. 64. Otis Elevators
  64. 65. Which film credits the following for inventions used in the film – Idea Forge Technologies Pvt. Ltd. Sheikh Jahangir Sheikh Usman Mohammad Chidda
  65. 66. Answer
  66. 67. 3 Idiots for the Quadrotor Helicopter Scooter Mill and Sheep Shearer
  67. 68. One of the few [or many] Google Doodles not designed by Dennis Hwang. This one is by ___X___ who is famous for his posters which are mostly inspired/copied/ referenced/plagiarised from elsewhere. It is alleged that __X_ does not know how to draw and only uses computer manipulation to create ‘art’.
  68. 69. Answer
  69. 70. Shepard Fairey Martin Luther King Jr. Day
  70. 71. Connect or Explain Funda.
  71. 72. Answer
  72. 73. Alberto Vargas Designed The Sin of Nora Moran Poster Famous for designing Pin-up Girls for Esquire and later Playboy – Vargas Girls Panel in Watchmen paying tribute
  73. 74. Cartoon by Dave Brown which was - Winner of the British Political Cartoon Society 2003 Award. Inspired by what event in Greek Mythology? Actually, directly inspired by a Francis Goya painting on the same.
  74. 76. Answer
  75. 77. “ Saturn Devouring his Son” by Francis Goya Cronus ate his sons fearing that they might overthrow him
  76. 78. Whose filmography? ____X____ Qaid Mein Hai Bulbul Tyagi Paayal Ghar Aaya Mera Pardesi Hello Girls Maa Santoshi Maa Humko Deewana Kar Gaye Janani
  77. 79. Answer
  78. 80. Bhagyashree
  79. 81. According to the author, “ On June 8 I visited Fred, and gave him the manuscript of the _____ story collection. Martin Greenberg had rejected my notion of calling it Mind and Iron and suggested it be called ____X_____. “ Impossible, Marty,” I said. “ Eando Binder wrote a short story called ‘____X____’ back in 1938.” To which Marty answered, with unassailable logic, “F— Eando Binder.” So ____X____ it was.” Which story collection?
  80. 82. Answer
  81. 83. I, Robot by Isaac Asimov
  82. 84. Her name is - _____ Rani Amber Indigo Anunda ________. She started her acting career in TV with Sugar and Spice before moving onto Neighbours where she played two different characters. She has acted in many movies, prominent ones include – Pitch Black, Phone Booth , Man on Fire, Finding Neverland , Silent Hill and recently – Surrogates . Who?
  83. 85. Answer
  84. 86. Radha Mitchell
  85. 87. A lot of the ideas for this 1968 novel _X_ came from the author’s earlier short stories such as “ Encounter in the Dawn ”. According to the author the title of the book came from ‘ a deliberate attempt at creating a myth ’ and thus the lead character in the novel was referred to as a “wayfarer who completes a circular journey fraught with epic peril” Also, the favorite book of the lead character is _Y_ ‘which of all books spoke to him most vividly across the gulfs of time.’ Give me the novel _X_?
  86. 88. Answer
  87. 89. 2001: A Space Odyssey Y – The Odyssey
  88. 90. ___X___ founded by John Moses __X___ as _____X___-Ballke-Colender Company in 1845 . John was initially into making carriages but developed a liking for billiards and started making Billliards Tables . Now it is one of the largest manufacturers of sporting and fitness equipment , in addition to boats and marine engines .
  89. 91. Answer
  90. 92. Brunswick
  91. 93. Two part question. Identify this hugely popular webcomic that has been rejected for newspaper syndication eleven times . Also, what is this particular comic referring to?
  92. 94. Answer
  93. 95. Sinfest Slick is a grown-up Calvin
  94. 96. This corporation got its start as a maker of frozen yogurt called __X__ Yogurt. Later on, the business eventually acquired ___Y___ Industries, a men's suit company. By the year 2057, the conglomerate became a worldwide leader in the fields of aerospace, agriculture, construction, consumer goods, corporate grooming, earth transport, electronics, energy, engineering, finance, food services, fusion research, government, hydro-power, infrastructures, media, medical science, mortgage loans, pet care, pharmaceuticals, phsycotherapies, ports and harbors, real estate, repairs, retail, robotics, science/health, space, storage, super centers, super grids, travel services, utilities, and watermills. By the year 2105, _____ had over two million wholly owned subsidaries, governmental bodies, and health care centers. It had finally become a world leader in every conceivable field including world leadership. Which conglomerate?
  95. 98. Answer
  96. 99. Buy n Large Corporation from WALL-E
  97. 100. ___X__ originally was called The Infernal Grove but was changed and the title was taken from a reference to a famous Arabian folk tale in W. Somerset Maugham ’s play, Sheppey , about the inevitability of death. According to the author, John O’Hara , “Dorothy didn't like the title, [publisher] Alfred Harcourt didn't like the title, his editors didn't like it, nobody liked it but me, but I bullied it through.” Years later, Jeffrey Archer used the same folk tale as an epigraph for his, “ To Cut a Long Story Short ”. Just name the John O’Hara novel .
  98. 101. Answer
  99. 102. Appointment in Samarra
  100. 103. Description of ? Class III Neutronic Fuel Carrier-Ship Commander: Kojiro Vance Crew: 81; Passengers: 300 Dead weight tonnage: 147,943 MT; Cargo capacity: 97,000 MT; Length: 237m; Beam: 111m; Height: 70m; Max Cruise Speed: wf 3; Max Emergency Speed: wf 6 Two Word Name – First is Japanese for &quot; small grove &quot; and is a common family name ; Second is simply a common suffix for Japanese ships.
  101. 104. Hint 1:
  102. 105. Hint 2:
  103. 106. Answer
  104. 107. Kobayashi Maru [Test] featured in Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan and in Star Trek [2009]
  105. 108. Connect.
  106. 109. Answer
  107. 110. Monty Hall Monty Hall Problem
  108. 111. This is an ad for _X_ based upon the Greek mythology involving _Y_. Who is the advertiser and what story is being depicted here.
  109. 112. Answer
  110. 113. Budweiser Rape of Ganymede
  111. 114. Connect
  112. 115. Answer
  113. 116. Doctor Manhattan in Watchmen Played by Billy Crudup and his appearance was based on Greg Plitt
  114. 117. Painting called _X_ by Van Clomp was much desired by Colonel Erich Von Strohm and the Führer Adolf Hitler himself on whose behalf Herr Otto Flick of the Gestapo was instructed to secure it (but, of course, also wanted it for himself). An incredible number of forgeries of it were made, which were subsequently destroyed in various ways (burned, blown up, minced, etc.). At one point, someone removed a breast thus renaming it _______________ with the missing boobie. <bigger image next slide>
  115. 119. Answer
  116. 120. The Fallen Madonna aka The Fallen Madonna With the Big Boobies Recurrent theme in British TV Series 'Allo 'Allo!
  117. 121. _X_ designed this for _Y_. However due to pressing time constraints, _X_'s revolutionary designs could not be realized. _X_ and _Y_?
  118. 122. Answer
  119. 123. X - HR Giger Y – Batman Forever
  120. 124. _______ new Fuehrer. Who?
  121. 125. Answer
  122. 126. Karl Dönitz
  123. 127. Album cover of Satriani’s Surfing With The Alien. Cover was designed by an artist most famous for his 1986 relaunch/retelling of Superman. Who?
  124. 128. Answer
  125. 129. John Byrne
  126. 130. Two xkcd comics on the same theme. What? Alt Text: Especially you mouseover-text readers. You're the best. <3 Alt Text: Inappropriate places for the Penis Game include baby showers and terrorist attacks
  127. 131. Answer
  128. 132. Sierpinski Triangle
  129. 133. This painting by Clovis Trouille is called _X_ which is a pun on ‘ Quel cul t’as! ’, or ‘ What an arse you’ve got !’. Inspired by this Kenneth Tynan decided to call his Off-Broadway musical sketch show _X_ as well. The musical had parts written by Samuel Beckett and John Lennon amongst others.
  130. 134. Answer
  131. 135. Painting - Oh! Calcutta! Calcutta! which inspired Musical - Oh! Calcutta! Attempts to rename it as - Oh! Kolkata! Kolkata! are underway :)
  132. 136. Thomas Carlyle saw the painting Arrangement in Grey and Black : The ________ ______ and agreed to sit for a similar composition, which was called Arrangement in Grey and Black, No. 2 making the first one Arrangement in Grey and Black, No. 1 by default. Arrangement in Grey and Black, No. 1 is colloquially known as what?
  133. 137. Answer
  134. 138. Whistler’s Mother or Arrangement in Grey and Black: The Artist’s Mother
  135. 139. Identify the device.
  136. 140. Answer
  137. 141. The Original iPhone
  138. 142. This scene from the movie Jamon Jamon is inspired from a painting. Name the painting.
  139. 143. Answer
  140. 144. Club Fight or Fight with Clubs by Francis Goya
  141. 145. Scene from Gulaal
  142. 146. Hint: Poem title means “The Sun’s charioteer” Do nyay agar to adha do Par isme bhi yadi badha ho To dedo kewal paach gram Rakho apni dharti tamam hum vahi khushi se khayenge parijan pe asi na uthayenge duryodhan woh bhi de na saka ashish samaj ki le na saka ulte hari ko bandhne chala jo tha asadhya sadhne chala hari ne bheeshan hunkar kiya apna swaroop vistar kiya dagmag dagmag diggaj dole bhagwan kupit hokar bole janjeer badha ab saadh mujhe haa haa duryodhan baandh mujhe yeh dekh gagan mujhme lay hai yeh dekh pawan mujhme lay hai mujhme wilin jhankaar sakal mujhme lay hai sansaar sakal
  143. 147. Answer
  144. 148. Rashmirathi by Ramdhari Singh ‘Dinkar’
  145. 149. The End