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  • 1. Quiz - 2014Quiz - 2014
  • 2. RoundsRounds
  • 3. * 8 questions.* 8 questions. * Infinite Bounce.* Infinite Bounce. * Marks - Direct : 10* Marks - Direct : 10 - Bonus : 10- Bonus : 10
  • 4. Vikram Joshi, an engineer from Pune hasVikram Joshi, an engineer from Pune has recently became the first Indian to achieverecently became the first Indian to achieve which unique feat, by toppling the likes ofwhich unique feat, by toppling the likes of Kevin Ashman and Steve Perry?Kevin Ashman and Steve Perry?
  • 5. Became the Champion inBecame the Champion in World Quizzing ChampionshipWorld Quizzing Championship
  • 6. In which premier institution did the shootingIn which premier institution did the shooting of this movie take place?of this movie take place? (This is the first instance when permission was given to shoot in this hallowed institution) (Video of ‘Locha e Ulfat’ – removed)
  • 7. IIM, AhmedabadIIM, Ahmedabad
  • 8. What is being ‘What is being ‘writtenwritten’ on the steps of the’ on the steps of the Woman’s Board Grand Staircase at the ArtWoman’s Board Grand Staircase at the Art Institute, Chicago?Institute, Chicago? (Bigger vis – next slide)(Bigger vis – next slide)
  • 9. Swami Vivekananda’s SpeechSwami Vivekananda’s Speech
  • 10. Who is singing this rabindrasangeet?Who is singing this rabindrasangeet? (The song, ‘Ek tuku chhoan lage’ – removed)
  • 11. Bappi LahiriBappi Lahiri
  • 12. She was a gold medalist in district levelShe was a gold medalist in district level swimming competitions. She won the Stateswimming competitions. She won the State Championship in Taekwondo (Fin category) inChampionship in Taekwondo (Fin category) in 1993 & 1994, and also the open state karate1993 & 1994, and also the open state karate championship in 2002. She won medals inchampionship in 2002. She won medals in National Championships in 2003. She was alsoNational Championships in 2003. She was also quite adept at kabaddi. But her primary identityquite adept at kabaddi. But her primary identity was because of her exploits in another sport.was because of her exploits in another sport. Who?Who?
  • 13. Chhanda GayenChhanda Gayen
  • 14. Thought to be the second-to-last of theThought to be the second-to-last of the remaining wild-born variety, this Spix’s macawremaining wild-born variety, this Spix’s macaw named Presley, died just two weeks ago at thenamed Presley, died just two weeks ago at the age of 40. Which highly appreciated movie ofage of 40. Which highly appreciated movie of the recent times, is reportedly inspired bythe recent times, is reportedly inspired by Presley?Presley?
  • 15. RioRio
  • 16. Some of the probable answers beingSome of the probable answers being suggested by various authorities regardingsuggested by various authorities regarding which still-unsolved case are :--which still-unsolved case are :-- * ‘Phantom Cellphone Theory’;* ‘Phantom Cellphone Theory’; * Black Hole or Meteor strike;* Black Hole or Meteor strike; * Alien abduction;* Alien abduction; * Lyrics of Pitbull & Shakira’s song* Lyrics of Pitbull & Shakira’s song ‘Get It‘Get It Started’Started’ && * Bermuda Triangle?* Bermuda Triangle?
  • 17. Disappearance of MH-370Disappearance of MH-370
  • 18. Why this song (and other songs from thisWhy this song (and other songs from this movie) were played repeatedly in different tvmovie) were played repeatedly in different tv or radio channels just around a month ago?or radio channels just around a month ago? (Song ‘Janam dekhlo, mit gayee duriyan’ – removed)
  • 19. IPL-7 FinalIPL-7 Final
  • 20. RuleRule * 8 questions.* 8 questions. * 1* 1stst set of 4 will be onset of 4 will be on FIFA World Cup 2014.FIFA World Cup 2014. * 2* 2ndnd set of 4 will be onset of 4 will be on ‘Metamorphosis’.‘Metamorphosis’. * Each question carries 5* Each question carries 5 marks.marks. * Full house ensures 10* Full house ensures 10 marks extra.marks extra.
  • 21. What is being reproduced by this flipbookWhat is being reproduced by this flipbook presentation?presentation? (Video of ‘RVP’s flying goal’ – removed)   
  • 22. During this World Cup, Swedish fan MatsDuring this World Cup, Swedish fan Mats Johansson is one of the very few football fanaticsJohansson is one of the very few football fanatics who won a handful amount of money throughwho won a handful amount of money through betting. He made 1,750 krona (£153) after bettingbetting. He made 1,750 krona (£153) after betting 10 krona at odds of 175/1.10 krona at odds of 175/1. What did they bet on?What did they bet on? 2
  • 23. History was made during this World CupHistory was made during this World Cup last-16 match between Holland and Mexicolast-16 match between Holland and Mexico on 29on 29thth June, 2014 when referee PedroJune, 2014 when referee Pedro Proenca indicated something during the 32Proenca indicated something during the 32ndnd minute of the match. It was repeated in theminute of the match. It was repeated in the 22ndnd half, after 75half, after 75thth minute.minute. What happened for the first time in thatWhat happened for the first time in that match?match?
  • 24. At the start of this World Cup, Reid Wiseman,At the start of this World Cup, Reid Wiseman, Steve Swanson and Alexander Gerst – threeSteve Swanson and Alexander Gerst – three football fanatics, sent down a specialfootball fanatics, sent down a special message to wish good luck to all the playersmessage to wish good luck to all the players and teams. They are following the matchesand teams. They are following the matches regularly, despite their very busy schedule.regularly, despite their very busy schedule. What is special about these three gentlemen?What is special about these three gentlemen?
  • 25. This cutie pieThis cutie pie (vis – from her school days) hashas undergone ‘metamorphosis’ (literally). Howundergone ‘metamorphosis’ (literally). How is she better known to us? is she better known to us? 
  • 26. Belonging to an order of jawless fish, it is oneBelonging to an order of jawless fish, it is one of just a few fishes which exhibits a trueof just a few fishes which exhibits a true metamorphosismetamorphosis in their lifein their life cycle. Just namecycle. Just name this fish.this fish.   
  • 27. Mentioned in the Mahabharata, Khagam wasMentioned in the Mahabharata, Khagam was a sage who once cursed a man and turneda sage who once cursed a man and turned him into a snake. On the premises of thishim into a snake. On the premises of this mythological fact, a bengali short story wasmythological fact, a bengali short story was written where Dhurjati-babu has beenwritten where Dhurjati-babu has been gradually turned into a serpent by a mysticalgradually turned into a serpent by a mystical sage Imlibaba.sage Imlibaba. Who wrote that story?Who wrote that story?
  • 28. Who is the painter of this surrealistic painting,Who is the painter of this surrealistic painting, titledtitled Metamorphosis of NarcissusMetamorphosis of Narcissus??
  • 29. What is being reproduced by this flipbookWhat is being reproduced by this flipbook presentation?presentation? (Video of ‘RVP’s flying goal’ – removed)   
  • 30. RVP’s flying goalRVP’s flying goal
  • 31. During this World Cup, Swedish fan MatsDuring this World Cup, Swedish fan Mats Johansson is one of the very few football fanaticsJohansson is one of the very few football fanatics who won a handful amount of money throughwho won a handful amount of money through betting. He made 1,750 krona (£153) after bettingbetting. He made 1,750 krona (£153) after betting 10 krona at odds of 175/1.10 krona at odds of 175/1. What did they bet on?What did they bet on? 2
  • 32. Luis Suarez would bite someoneLuis Suarez would bite someone during this World Cupduring this World Cup 2
  • 33. History was made during this World CupHistory was made during this World Cup last-16 match between Holland and Mexicolast-16 match between Holland and Mexico on 29on 29thth June, 2014 when referee PedroJune, 2014 when referee Pedro Proenca indicated something during the 32Proenca indicated something during the 32ndnd minute of the match. It was repeated in theminute of the match. It was repeated in the 22ndnd half, after 75half, after 75thth minute.minute. What happened for the first time in thatWhat happened for the first time in that match?match?
  • 34. Cooling BreakCooling Break
  • 35. At the start of this World Cup, Reid Wiseman,At the start of this World Cup, Reid Wiseman, Steve Swanson and Alexander Gerst – threeSteve Swanson and Alexander Gerst – three football fanatics, sent down a specialfootball fanatics, sent down a special message to wish good luck to all the playersmessage to wish good luck to all the players and teams. They are following the matchesand teams. They are following the matches regularly, despite their very busy schedule.regularly, despite their very busy schedule. What is special about these three gentlemen?What is special about these three gentlemen?
  • 36. They are Astronauts and areThey are Astronauts and are watching the matches aboard the ISSwatching the matches aboard the ISS
  • 37. This cutie pieThis cutie pie (vis – from her school days) hashas undergone ‘metamorphosis’ (literally). Howundergone ‘metamorphosis’ (literally). How is she better known to us? is she better known to us? 
  • 38. Lady GagaLady Gaga
  • 39. Belonging to an order of jawless fish, it is oneBelonging to an order of jawless fish, it is one of just a few fishes which exhibits a trueof just a few fishes which exhibits a true metamorphosismetamorphosis in their lifein their life cycle. Just namecycle. Just name this fish.this fish.   
  • 40. LampreyLamprey
  • 41. Mentioned in the Mahabharata, Khagam wasMentioned in the Mahabharata, Khagam was a sage who once cursed a man and turneda sage who once cursed a man and turned him into a snake. On the premises of thishim into a snake. On the premises of this mythological fact, a bengali short story wasmythological fact, a bengali short story was written where Dhurjati-babu has beenwritten where Dhurjati-babu has been gradually turned into a serpent by a mysticalgradually turned into a serpent by a mystical sage Imlibaba.sage Imlibaba. Who wrote that story?Who wrote that story?
  • 42. Satyajit RaySatyajit Ray
  • 43. Who is the painter of this surrealistic painting,Who is the painter of this surrealistic painting, titledtitled Metamorphosis of NarcissusMetamorphosis of Narcissus??
  • 44. Salvador DaliSalvador Dali 2
  • 45. * 8 questions.* 8 questions. * Infinite Bounce.* Infinite Bounce. * Marks - Direct : 10* Marks - Direct : 10 - Bonus : 10- Bonus : 10
  • 46. Connect with a sport.Connect with a sport. (Audio – the song, ‘Hawa Hawai’ from(Audio – the song, ‘Hawa Hawai’ from Mr. IndiaMr. India – removed)– removed)
  • 47. Skating/Roller SkatingSkating/Roller Skating
  • 48. Afonso de Albuquerque, aAfonso de Albuquerque, a leading Portuguese general,leading Portuguese general, brought ‘brought ‘somethingsomething’ to India’ to India during his visits to Goa. Thatduring his visits to Goa. That ‘‘somethingsomething’, very popular all’, very popular all over India, has came intoover India, has came into news recently during its role innews recently during its role in a ‘celebration’ in Kolkata.a ‘celebration’ in Kolkata. What is being referred to?What is being referred to?
  • 49. Alphonso MangoAlphonso Mango 3
  • 50. Kodomoroid, a newscaster, delivered news ofKodomoroid, a newscaster, delivered news of an earthquake and an FBI raid to a group ofan earthquake and an FBI raid to a group of reporters on June 24, 2014. Currently working inreporters on June 24, 2014. Currently working in Tokyo’s National Museum of EmergingTokyo’s National Museum of Emerging Science and Innovation, she quipped at the endScience and Innovation, she quipped at the end of her speech, “of her speech, “My dream is to have my ownMy dream is to have my own TV show in the futureTV show in the future”.”. What is so unique about her?What is so unique about her?
  • 51. World’s first Android-newscasterWorld’s first Android-newscaster
  • 52. They have climbed ‘only’ 344 steps to reachThey have climbed ‘only’ 344 steps to reach that particular spot. Identify that place.that particular spot. Identify that place.
  • 53. Inside the ‘Crown’ of theInside the ‘Crown’ of the Statue of LibertyStatue of Liberty
  • 54. A letter written by Okhil Chandra Sen to theA letter written by Okhil Chandra Sen to the railway authority in 1909 created a huge noiserailway authority in 1909 created a huge noise during that time.during that time. What is so special about this letter whichWhat is so special about this letter which again came into news for a similar kind ofagain came into news for a similar kind of incident?incident? (Bigger vis – next slide)
  • 55. Introduction of toilets in IndianIntroduction of toilets in Indian trainstrains 3
  • 56. This is the trailer of which 2014 movie?This is the trailer of which 2014 movie? (Video – trailer of(Video – trailer of HTTYD 2HTTYD 2 – removed)– removed)
  • 57. How To Train Your Dragons 2How To Train Your Dragons 2
  • 58. On 8 May, 2014, the Empire State BuildingOn 8 May, 2014, the Empire State Building was lit in this specific colour-combination towas lit in this specific colour-combination to mark the 40th anniversary of which iconicmark the 40th anniversary of which iconic ‘pastime’?‘pastime’? (Bigger vis – next slide)(Bigger vis – next slide)
  • 59. Rubiks CubeRubiks Cube
  • 60. Elucidate the connection.Elucidate the connection.
  • 61. 66thth JulyJuly
  • 62. • For further queries and information, please contact –For further queries and information, please contact – * Somnath – 98740 56162 (somnathquiz@gmail.com)

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