2)• If Isaac Asimov and Arthur C. Clarke are two of the big three of science fiction, who is the third?
3)• So, this was founded in the early 1960s by 7 men along with an amateur scientist and K who got lost while trying to meet his girlfriend and exists ‘til date.• K worked with D ‘til the late 90s when D retired and J took his place. • X used to be the chief when it was formed before Z took over in the early 90s. However O took over last year after Z’s passing.• What am I talking about?
MEN IN BLACK
4) • Simple Question. • Cryptic invite to what?
SAMSUNG GALAXY S4 LAUNCH
5)• There is a community called Visnes in Rogaland on the west coast of Norway. • In 1865, Copper was discovered at this site and soon Visnes became the site of Norway’s most active copper mines and remained in full operation ‘til 1972.• 70% of Norway’s copper exports came from this mine and majority of this was sent to the United States for a certain purpose. What?
6)• In order to thank Jayalalitha for being " The most sports loving CM in India" , X decided to make a sculpture of her out of frozen blood for her 65th birthday.• X had been collecting blood in three month intervals over the last few years and had accumulated 6.5l of blood.• Apparently his project required 11l of blood so he got 32 of his students to donate the remaining 4.5l required for this project.• Who is this visionary?
7)• "Cooking Pot“• "Little worms“• "Little twines“• "Rifles“• "Large canes“• "Pens" These are some of the famous types of what?
8)• This company was started in 1975 with an initial investment of $300. The founder started by selling what he called the “_____ Grip” at motorcross events. These Grips were highly successful however due to the fact that these grips were concealed in the driver’s hands, brand recognition was poor. He then went on to build this company’s distinctive image by introducing a new line of products altogether for which this company is known today. • Which company am I talking about?
9)• After winning the premiership with Blackburn in 1995, Kenny Dalglish signed Christophe Duggary and another player yet to be signed from the same ligue 1 team. • The latter a relatively unknown player at the time. Blackburn’s owner Jack Walker pulled the plug on it and noted intelligently, “Why do we need _____ when we have Tim Sherwood ? “• FITB
10)• The following image shows the path of a certain marathon aptly called “ The _______ Run “ • FITB
11)• Simple enough whose title?• “His Excellency, President for Life, Field Marshal Al Hadji Doctor _______, VC, DSO, MC, Lord of All the Beasts of the Earth and Fishes of the Seas and Conqueror of the British Empire in ______ in General and _______ in Particular”
• This is the Urbee 2, a three wheeled hybrid vehicle.• Apart from looking like an oversized computer mouse, there is something very special about this car. • What?
• Manufacture of the car’s parts are done by 3D printing. • Layers of ABS Plastic are laid on top of each other to build a single part using this printer. Production of a single car takes 2500 hours!
13)• “Lewis took five years to chronicle Narnia Tolkien had twelve years, and Rowling took ten Lucas spent nearly three decades on Star Wars And we all know how that one turned out in the end• You’re not our b&(*%, and you’re not a machine And we don’t mean to dictate how you spend your days But please, bear in mind, in the time that you’ve had, William Shakespeare churned out thirty‐five friggin’ plays”
• These are the lyrics of a song called “ Write like the wind” by Paul and Storm.• Who is the subject of this song?
GEORGE R. R. MARTIN
14)• What feat did Yevgeny Kafelnikov accomplish in 1996 which no man has managed to do ever since , but has been done 9 times by Serena Williams?
IN THE 1996 FRENCH OPEN, HE WON BOTH THE SINGLES AND THE DOUBLES TITLE!
15)• Gerard Herbert Holtom was inspired by the following semaphores and created something.• What?
16)• As a consequence of the recently completed 2nd Test against India, Michael Clarke became the first ever captain to achieve what feat?
• He became the first captain to declare in the first innings and then go on to lose the match by an innings!
17)• On Oct 14 2001, a main belt asteroid was discovered and named 57567 Crikey.• Who was it named after?
18)• What does the symbol on Dr. Manhattan’s head depict ?
19)• X is a Sumerian rendering of a foreign word into Sumerian syllables, and then by modern scholars into English. These people were found somewhere to the south east of Sumer, the Sumerian capital. X lies within 25 degree to 35 degree N latitude.• In the book, “History of Civilizations of Central Asia (vol.1)”, by A.H. Dhani and B.K.Thapar, X is derived from a Sanskrit word meaning “A Stranger of ill‐pronounced speech”.• X is supposed to have traded carnelian, ivory, shell, lapis lazuli and jewels with Sumeria.• X came back into prominence in India recently.• Id X
20)• No one really expected Y to go far in this competition in 2002, not even the fans of Y so much so that X was made an honorary citizen of Y for this feat (He became the first ever person to receive this.)• This wasn’t the only reward that X received. He was given a private villa, free flights for life with the national airline, free taxi rides, etc. • The venue of Y’s feat was renamed in X’s honour.• X? Y? What feat?
X‐ GUUS HIDDINK Y‐ SOUTH KOREA• They qualified for the semi‐finals of the 2002 FIFA world cup.
21)• He gave the shortest acceptance speech in academy award history‐ “Merci” because of two simple reasons:‐1. He did not actually write the screenplay for which he won the academy award.2. He did not know a word of english.• Who?
22)• This term originated from the French word for forty. Originally when a ship arriving in port was suspected of being infected with a malignant, contagious disease, its cargo and crew were obliged to forego all contact with the shore for a period of around forty days. • The term?
23)• To win, one did not actually need to be in ones assigned vehicle; apparently all that was necessary was for the driver to cross the finish line in a conveyance of some sort (a flying carpet or a giant ice cube would do), although racers were apparently prohibited from simply walking across. Oddly, however, disqualification would result if a driver crossed the finish line "in the wrong vehicle.“• What am I talking about?
24)• Identify the dancing guy in the suit
25)• Identify the person.
• Finals will take place at the Central Seminar Hall in the ECE department at 1:00 PM. • Finalists will be informed via phone.