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    1. 1. GRAND FINALEResearched and Conducted by: Somnath Chanda
    2. 2. • 5 questions.• Written Round.• Each question carries 5 marks.• Full house ensure 5 bonus.
    3. 3.  King’s Speech
    4. 4.  American Beauty
    5. 5.  Pulp Fiction
    6. 6.  Exorcist
    7. 7.  The Twilight Saga: New Moon
    8. 8. • 25 questions• Each question carries 10 marks• Infinite Bounce
    9. 9.  Operated by Karnataka Tourism, which luxury ‘service’ has been named after this structure found in the Vitthala Temple at Hampi?
    10. 10.  Golden Chariot
    11. 11.  Who is being interviewed?
    12. 12.  Psy
    13. 13.  What scientific effect, named after the scientist (vis), is being demonstrated here?
    14. 14.  Meissner effect
    15. 15.  This SL cricketer made his international debut in 2011. So far he has played 1 Test, 3 ODIs and 2 international T20s. But he has already etched his name in the record books. Which unique record has been achieved by him?
    16. 16.  Shaminda Eranga. He has set a world record for being the only bowler to have taken a wicket in his first over in all formats of the game. His victims are ---
    17. 17.  Put funda.
    18. 18.  The five categories for Hollywood Walk of Fame.
    19. 19.  According to a recent survey, in the list of the most common passwords, used online, some of the top ranking ones are --- 123456, abc123, qwerty, monkey and iloveyou. Which word tops this list of passwords?
    20. 20.  Password
    21. 21.  This series of sculptures, created by Subodh Gupta, has been installed permanently in Katara Cultural Village in Doha. Name this series of sculptures. (Bigger vis – next slide)
    22. 22.  Gandhis Three Monkeys
    23. 23.  On whom this song, from a Rajshri Productions’ movie, has been picturised?
    24. 24.  The checkered pattern in the 2012-13 Man Utd. shirt is a tribute to what?
    25. 25.  The gingham fabric, an iconic check reflecting the cotton industry of Manchester.
    26. 26.  With which iconic moment, which took place around 77 years ago, would you associate them? (The gentleman is Glenn McDuffie and the lady is Edith Shain)
    27. 27.  VJ day kiss in New Yorks Times Square
    28. 28.  This dangerous Motocross stunt, called a “seat grab”, is named after whom?
    29. 29.  Superman
    30. 30.  With respect to the 2012 Oscars, find the missing one.
    31. 31.  Laurence Olivier
    32. 32.  James Morris, a correspondent, sent this message to The Times – “Snow conditions bad stop advanced base abandoned yesterday stop awaiting improvement“. What was the significance of this message?
    33. 33.  Morris reported the success of Hillary and Tenzing in a coded message to the newspaper.
    34. 34.  Which piece of weaponry, massively used during the WW-II, got its name from the chief designers, Major Reginald V. Shepherd & Harold Turpin and also the place shown in the map?
    35. 35.  STEN (or Sten gun) Reginald V. Shepherd + Harold Turpin + ENfield
    36. 36.  What is he doing?
    37. 37.  Beatboxing
    38. 38.  A bronze bust of this lady has recently been unveiled in Gordon Square Gardens, London, where she lived as a child. It is said to be the first such memorial in Britain dedicated to a Muslim. Identify her. (Bigger vis – next slide)
    39. 39.  Noor Inayat Khan
    40. 40.  Adam Worth (vis) was an American criminal. Scotland Yard detective Robert Anderson nicknamed him “the Napoleon of the criminal world”. Worth is said to be the inspiration behind which literary character?
    41. 41.  Professor Moriarty
    42. 42.  This memoir recounted Karl Dönitzs experiences as U-boat commander for 10 years. What is the funda behind the ‘20 Days’, mentioned in the title? 
    43. 43.  President of Germany for 20 days
    44. 44.  Who is singing this song?
    45. 45.  Amjad Khan
    46. 46.  Perfect integration of analog and digital technology has been reflected in the logo where the first two entities form an analog wave and the last two represent a digital binary code. Which well known logo am I talking about?
    47. 47.  Vaio
    48. 48.  Polish town, Swiebodzin, erects worlds largest Jesus Christ statue. The statue’s height is 33 metres or 108 feet(approx). Why this height has been chosen?
    49. 49.  Christian belief has it that Christ died at the age of 33.
    50. 50.  The Delhi Govt. announced in August 2012 that the bird, whose scientific name is "Passer domesticus indicus", will be Delhis State Bird. This is expected to provide a boost to efforts in conserving this bird whose population in Delhi has been coming down over the years. What is the more common name of this bird?
    51. 51.  House Sparrow
    52. 52.  Put funda.
    53. 53.  “Imelda Marcos Shoe Museum”
    54. 54.  The song featured in this ad is originally part of which hindi movie?
    55. 55.  Kal Aaj Aur Kal
    56. 56.  The first volume of the book subtitled Cosmographic Meditations on the Creation of the World and the Image of Creation by Gerard de Cremer of Flanders appeared in 1585. What was the single word title of this series which was the first to be given such a name? (Visual of the book cover – next slide)
    57. 57.  Atlas
    58. 58. • Written Round.• Marks mentioned on each slide.• One chance after every clue.• Non exhaustive.
    59. 59. The connection is…….Movies directed by
    60. 60. • 5 questions.• Written Round.• Each question carries 5 marks.• Full house ensure 5 bonus.
    61. 61.  On which real life person, this character doubleosix was based?
    62. 62.  This particular scene from Asterix in Belgium is a parody of which famous painting?
    63. 63.  It’s a tribute to which famous organisation?
    64. 64.  Boneywasawarriorwayayix is a Corsican chieftain who was allied to Asterixs village. He is mostly based on which famous personality?
    65. 65.  He is a Gaulish chief who challenged Vitalstatistix for leadership. His name is a pun on which famous sports personality’s birth name?
    66. 66.  On which real life person, this character doubleosix is based?
    67. 67.  Sean Connery
    68. 68.  This particular scene from Asterix in Belgium is a parody of which famous painting?
    69. 69.  The Peasant Wedding by Pieter Brueghel the Elder
    70. 70.  It’s a tribute to which world famous organisation?
    71. 71.  Red Cross
    72. 72. Boneywasawarriorwayayix  is a Corsican chieftain who was allied to Asterixs village. He is mostly based on which famous personality?
    73. 73.  Napoleon
    74. 74.  He is a Gaulish chief who challenged Vitalstatistix for leadership. His name is a pun on which famous sports personality’s birth name?
    75. 75.  Cassius Ceramix is a pun on Cassius Clay, Md. Ali’s birth name.
    76. 76. • 25 questions• Each question carries 10 marks• Infinite Bounce
    77. 77.  This is the title track from the bilingual album ‘Maak Jou Drome Waar ’(in English ‘Make Your Dreams Come True’). Identify the singer.
    78. 78.  These are some of the paintings by Han van Meegeren, a Dutch painter. What was his claim to fame or infame?
    79. 79.  He was said to be the world’s biggest art forger. He made a small  fortune by forging the paintings of  Vermeer.
    80. 80.  This large tropical freshwater fish are farmed in Southeast Asia. How are they commonly known to us ?
    81. 81.  Kissing Fish or Kissers
    82. 82.  According to sources, what was the name of the garland carried by Goddess Lakshmi when she arose from the churning of the ocean and which she placed around the neck of Lord Vishnu at the time of their marriage?
    83. 83.  Vyjayantimala
    84. 84.  In Greek mythology, Hercules was once attacked by two armies. He simply rolled them up in his lion’s skin. This legend, reportedly, forms the basis of which classic literary work?
    85. 85.  Gulliver’s Travels
    86. 86.  The design of the present EPL trophy is based on the heraldry of Three Lions, that is associated with the British tradition. Two of the lions are found above the handles on either side of the trophy. What is the funda about the third lion?  
    87. 87.  The third is symbolised by the captain of the title winning team as he raises the trophy, and its gold crown, above his head at the end of the season.
    88. 88.  Selected by BBC History magazine as the worst Briton in history, who has been depicted as a shadow, instead of a wax statue at the Madame Tussauds, London?
    89. 89.  Jack the Ripper
    90. 90.  Marvel Comics has trademarked two words of their own invention which are considered to be examples of onomatopoeia --- thwip! and snikt! Snikt! is the switchblade-sound of Wolverine’s claws. What does thwip! signify?
    91. 91.  Spiderman’s web shooter
    92. 92.  Recently being renovated, these two buildings are not so well-known, compared to the ‘other’ one. Which is the ‘other’ one?
    93. 93.  Rashtrapati Bhawan
    94. 94.  She is known as ’The Queen of Country Music’. During the mid 90s, when she was asked whether she minded being an eponym in a certain way, she jokingly replied, "No, theres no such thing as baa- ad publicity." Who? About what?
    95. 95.  Dolly – the sheep has been named after Dolly Parton
    96. 96.  Very much in news. What is it? 
    97. 97.  Sistine Chapel frescoes turned 500 years old on Oct, 2012.
    98. 98.  This statue was unveiled in August 1987, near the Air Mancur intersection in Central Jakarta. Who are the subjects of the statue? (Bigger vis – next slide)
    99. 99.  Krishna and Arjun
    100. 100.  The Manora fort, situated near Thanjavur, was built by Maratha ruler Serfoji II during 1815. To commemorate what historic event, the fort was built? 
    101. 101.  Defeat of Napoleon at the Battle of Waterloo
    102. 102.  A song from a recent movie. Who wrote the lyrics?
    103. 103.  Pratim D. Gupta
    104. 104.  Though not given the official status, it is usually regarded as the flag of ‘what’?
    105. 105.  Mars
    106. 106.  It’s a clip from a 1940 movie. Identify the actress.
    107. 107.  M. S. Subbalakshmi
    108. 108.  In the devotional movies and tele-serials, there is something wrong in the depiction of Sage Narada. What is wrong in the traditional portrayal of Narada in the movies and serials?   
    109. 109.  Narada is actually supposed to have a Veena with him. Since actors could not carry the weight of the Veena, they switched over to Tambura.
    110. 110.  Whose voice?
    111. 111.  Neil Armstrong
    112. 112.  The oldest of its kind in India, it was originally named after ‘A’. After independence, it was renamed after the river which flows by it. It got its present name in 1957 when it was named after ‘B’. What am I talking about?
    113. 113.  Corbett National Park. Originally named the Hailey National  Park, after Sir Malcolm Hailey, the  Governor of United Provinces.  Renamed later after Ramganga river.  Finally, it got its present name in 1957.
    114. 114.  Put funda.
    115. 115.  Dress codes applied by MCC
    116. 116.  It is a work of fiction which combines a pre-existing literature, with another genre, such as horror genre into a single narrative. Some of the well-known examples are – What are these type of novels called?
    117. 117.  Mashup novels
    118. 118.  In 2006, a Commemorative Coin set was issued to mark the 50th anniversary of the founding of X, making it only the second Indian company alongside State Bank of India to have such a coin issued in its honour. Identify the company which is ranked 357th in the Fortune Global 500 list for the year 2012.
    119. 119.  ONGC
    120. 120.  The earliest known reference was found in the play ’Agamemnon’ by Aeschylus, when Clytemnestra welcomed her husband Agamemnon after he returned from Troy. In 1902, The New York Central Railroad did something similar to welcome passengers aboard their 20th Century Limited passenger train. Which ‘custom’ am I talking about?
    121. 121.  Red Carpet
    122. 122.  It is said that when Krishna, Radha and the Gopis performed the Ras Leela, Shiva made sure that no one disturbed them. Later on, to fulfill Parvati’s wish, Shiva chose a secluded place and re-enacted the Ras Leela. Ananta Nag illuminated that place by the jewel on his crown for Shiva and Parvati to play Ras Leela after sunset. According to legend, which place got its name from this incident?
    123. 123.  Manipur
    124. 124.  Just identify the movie.
    125. 125.  Parama

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