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  • 1. DUCIMUSWAR OF the WORDS -Vikas Prasad
  • 2. Rules1. 15 questions.2. Questions will be repeated once after the slideshow is over.3. Quizmaster’s decision will be final .4. No cheating or googling.
  • 3. Q1.Anagrams(15*2=30 points)1.Dirty Room2.Indicatory3. Stamp Store4. To see place5. A stew, Sir6. A rope ends it7. Bad credit8. Married
  • 4. 9. Swear oft10. Here Come Dots11. Go Get Oils12. No more stars13. Trims cash14. shit, me cry15. Warm Voice
  • 5. Q.Anagrams(15*2=30 points)1.Dirty Room-Dormitory2.Indicatory- Dictionary3. Stamp Store- Post master4. To see place- telescope5. A stew, Sir- Waitress6. A rope ends it- Desperation7. Bad credit- Debit card8. Married- Admirer
  • 6. 9. Swear oft - Software10. Here Come Dots- The Morse Code11. Go Get Oils - Geologist12. No more stars - Astronomers13. Trims cash - Christmas14. shit, me cry-Chemistry15. Warm Voice -Microwave
  • 7. Q.2 Pick up the clues/quotes to guess the book. Bonus points for the author.(10+5)1. "You may be an undigested bit of beef, a blotof mustard, a crumb of cheese, a fragment ofunderdone potato. Theres more of gravy thanof grave about you, whatever you are!"Darkness is cheap, and Scrooge liked it."
  • 8. The Christmas Carol-Charles Dickens
  • 9. 2."what is the use of a book, thought X, withoutpictures or conversations?“"Oh my ears and whiskers, how late its getting!“"How doth the little crocodileImprove his shining tail,And pour the waters of the NileOn every golden scale! ..."
  • 10. Alice in Wonderland- Lewis Caroll
  • 11. 4.“Behind every great fortune, there is a crime”."A lawyer with his briefcase can steal more thana hundred men with guns."
  • 12. The Godfather- Mario Puzo
  • 13. 5.“I dont want to waste time in these classes.Memorising the weak assumptions of lessermortals”“Terrified, petrified, mortified, stupified...byyou.”
  • 14. A Beautiful MindSylvia nasar
  • 15. Q3.Synonym Matrix(8*2=16)1.Embarked - prolonged2.castigated - astuteness3.Deleterious - evaded4.Eluded - tiresomeness5.Corroborate - started6.Protracted - harmful7.Acumen - support8.Drudgery - criticised
  • 16. Q3.Synonym Matrix1.Embarked - started2.castigated - criticised3.Deleterious - harmful4.Eluded - evaded5.Corroborate - support6.Protracted - prolonged7.Acumen - astuteness8.Drudgery - tiresomeness
  • 17. Q4.Alphabet Soup(word on the right is either a synonym or antonym) (2*6=12)1.Least - M---M-M2.Fizz - E--E--E--E--E3.Chuckling - G-GG---G4.Gossip - T-TT--T-TT--5.Annual - Y----Y6.Transparent - --Q--
  • 19. Q5. Decrypt the famous authors(3*6)1. A Knight’s nephew2. Smashed urinal3. Twin Karma4. Shh ! Groin jam5. What joint fans6. Dark, lurid, pingy
  • 20. 1. Stephen Hawkings2. Salman Rushdie3. Mark Twain4. John Grisham5. Jonathan Swift6. Rudyard Kipling
  • 21. Enough of words and vocabLets move onto proper quizzing..:p(don’t be afraid, it is not going to be thattough..
  • 22. Q1.How many lines does a sonnet have?
  • 23. • 14
  • 24. Q2.Who wrote Where ignorance is bliss, it is folly tobe wise?
  • 25. • Shakespeare
  • 26. Q3.Name the book which opens with the line Allchildren, except one grew up?
  • 27. Peter Pan
  • 28. Q4. Who would be called the English Homer andfather of English poetry?
  • 29. Geoffrey Chaucer
  • 30. Q5. Satyajit Ray directed the film Sonar Kella.Who wrote the book?
  • 31. Satyajit Ray himself
  • 32. Q6. Who wrote Devdas?
  • 33. Sharathchantra Chattopadhyaya
  • 34. Q7. This is a castle in the Carpathian Mountains.To reach the castle, after a comfortable rest atthe Golden Krone Hotel in Bistritz, take a coachthrough the Borgo Pass. There youll find acarriage sent by the landlord, and youll be takento the castle exactly at midnight. Whose castle isthis?
  • 35. Draculla
  • 36. Q8. For which book did Arundhati Roy win theBooker Prize
  • 37. God of small things
  • 38. Q9. Name two Indian nominations for the 2008booker prize..Hint : one was the author of “The white tiger “.
  • 39. Arvind AdigaAmitav Ghoshe
  • 40. Q10. Who made his debut in Casino Royale in1952 ?
  • 41. James Bond
  • 42. Thank you.. 