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Movie Quiz conducted on 28.11.10

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  • 1. adverb reach out with us presents…… The Movie Quiz Date: 28th of November, 2010 Venue: Forum, The Circle Club Q.Ms: Ashoke Sanyal & Somnath Chanda>> 0 >> 1 >> 2 >> 3 >> 4 >>
  • 2. Preliminary Round adverb reach out with us
  • 3. Rules Total 30 questions. Qu no. 1, 5, 10, 15, 20, 25 & 30 are star marked questions. Each question carries 3 marks. Top 8 teams will qualify for the final. Best of Luck ……. adverb reach out with us
  • 4. Coming up…Questions 1 – 15
  • 5. *1.According to legend, Bevinda Collaco, thejournalist who coined this term has this tosay about it, “X wasn’t by accident. I knewnothing about ___ _____ and I was givena studio beat to do. I wasn’t happy with thename ‘Studio Roundup’ and opted for theword X instead. I used it primarily in mycolumn but didn’t think it would gain suchwidespread usage.” Which widely usedterm? adverb reach out with us
  • 6. 2.This script did not even had a name. It was ascript pertaining to a character called ____.When approached, the scriptwriter Salim saidto the producer, “Humare paas ek breakfastscript padi hai jo koi nahi le raha hai”, towhich the producer said “Chalega”. So that ishow ____ was made. Which superhit film wasthus made? adverb reach out with us
  • 7. 3.* Dictionary definition : A military termused by US soldiers to describe themushroom cloud seen during the testing ofatomic bombs.* Identify this James Bond flick.(Clue - Tagline: Look Out! Here Comes TheBiggest Bond Of All!) adverb reach out with us
  • 8. 4.This film’s poster says: “You are cordiallyinvited to George and Martha’s for dinner”.This film which is an adaptation of the playof the same title has an unique place inOscar history. Identify this film. adverb reach out with us
  • 9. *5.Connect all of them to a historical incident. adverb reach out with us
  • 10. 6.Sanjay Dutt and Sunil Dutt have both acted indifferent movies of the same name. Name themovies released 30 years apart. adverb reach out with us
  • 11. 7.This great actor turned down the lead role inDavid Lean’s “Lawrence of Arabia” foranother role. A decision he repented if notmore, then at least 5 times, because he got 5Oscar nominations in his career, but neverwon it. Who? adverb reach out with us
  • 12. 8.“A man and a woman married for 17 yearswithout ever meeting face to face, but hadexchanged 637 odd letters between them andhad made only 4 phone calls.” ---- which film’s story is like this? (Clue – Itis based on a novel of the same name) adverb reach out with us
  • 13. 9.Connect. (Not an exclusive list) adverb reach out with us
  • 14. *10.This is the first look of an upcoming film. Thedirector of this movie has moved away fromhis penchant for making serious cinema and istrying his hand at comedy. Name the film.(Bigger visual – next slide) adverb reach out with us
  • 15. adverb reach out with us
  • 16. 11.Peter George III wrote a book called “RedAlert”. It was originally published in the UKas “Two Hours to Doom”. It was adapted intoa very well-known film, whose tagline was“The hotline suspense comedy”. Which film? adverb reach out with us
  • 17. 12.Fill in the blank:--* ‘_______’  Chal Chal Re Naujawan;* ‘Mughal-e-Azam’  Pyar Kiya to Darna Kya;* ‘Chor Machaye Shor’  Dilwale Dulhaniya LeJayenge;* ‘Suhaag’  Rab Ne Bana Di Jodi* ‘Karz’  Ek Hasina Thietc. etc. adverb reach out with us
  • 18. 13.Identify this forthcoming film from the trailer. adverb reach out with us
  • 19. 14.Just name the film. adverb reach out with us
  • 20. *15.Name the film. adverb reach out with us
  • 21. Coming up…Questions 16 – 30
  • 22. 16.Whose unfinished/unreleased filmography is this? * Bank Manager (Director & Producer RC Talwar) * Taj Mahal (Director & Producer K. Asif) * Akhri Mughal (Director & Producer K. Asif) * Har Singhar (Director Mahesh Kol) * Shikwah (Director & Producer Rajindar Jain) * Janwar (Director & Producer K. Asif) * Chanakya Chandra Gupt (Director BR Chopra & Producer Kishore Kumar) * Kalinga (Director Dilip Kumar) * Aag Ka Darya (Director Rajindar Singh Babu) * Asr (Director Kuku Kohli) * Kala Aadmi (Director & Producer Nasir Hussain) adverb reach out with us
  • 23. 17.Virginia Katherine McMath was given acertain stage name because her maiden stageappearance was opposite somebody namedJack Pepper. The name stuck. Who was thislady? adverb reach out with us
  • 24. 18.It was first presented in the year 2010. Theinaugural winners are shown below. Whatam I talking about? (Bigger visual - nextslide) adverb reach out with us
  • 25. adverb reach out with us
  • 26. 19.Bhanumati Annasaheb Rajopadhye was bornon April 28, 1926 in Kolhapur. She has aunique place in Indian movie history. How dowe know her better? adverb reach out with us
  • 27. *20.‘Project 880’, according to the director, sharesits theme with the films – At Play in the Fieldsof The Lord, The Emerald Forest & DancesWith Wolves. What is ‘Project 880’? adverb reach out with us
  • 28. 21.What was founded by him on the 15th August,1947? (Clue – Their latest offering marks thedirctorial debut of a female director for the firsttime in their illustrated history.)(Bigger visual – next slide) adverb reach out with us
  • 29. adverb reach out with us
  • 30. 22.Find the common factor. adverb reach out with us
  • 31. 23.Complete the list. (No explanation needed) adverb reach out with us
  • 32. 24.Who made his directorial debut through thisfilm? adverb reach out with us
  • 33. *25.Who became the first (and till date only)person to win an Oscar and a Razzie in thesame year? adverb reach out with us
  • 34. 26.All Indian MPs, in 1955, made a strangerequest to the then Indian PM JawaharlalNehru to increase their salary by Rupees 1.Which well-known movie was said to beresponsible behind their peculiar request? adverb reach out with us
  • 35. 27.David Toschi is a former inspector in the SanFrancisco Police Department, where he servedfrom 1952 to 1989. He is best known for hisrole as a chief investigator in the ZodiacKiller case. Which film of Steve McQueen wasdeeply inspired by him? (Bigger visual – nextslide) adverb reach out with us
  • 36. adverb reach out with us
  • 37. 28.This is a video from a 1962 movie. Who is thelast actor, till date, to play this iconiccharacter (the tall gentleman) on silver-screen? (No points for identifying the character) adverb reach out with us
  • 38. 29.The movie is said to be based on which reallife ‘doctor’? adverb reach out with us
  • 39. *30.Who is said to be the inspiration behind thecharacter played by Akshay Kumar in thisfilm? adverb reach out with us
  • 40. Answers adverb reach out with us
  • 41. *1.According to legend, Bevinda Collaco, thejournalist who coined this term has this tosay about it, “X wasn’t by accident. I knewnothing about ___ _____ and I was givena studio beat to do. I wasn’t happy with thename ‘Studio Roundup’ and opted for theword X instead. I used it primarily in mycolumn but didn’t think it would gain suchwidespread usage.” Which widely usedterm? adverb reach out with us
  • 42. ANSWER• Bollywood adverb reach out with us
  • 43. 2.This script did not even have a name. It was ascript pertaining to a character called ____.When approached, the scriptwriter Salim saidto the producer, “Humare paas ek breakfastscript padi hai jo koi nahi le raha hai”, towhich the producer said “Chalega”. So that ishow ____ was made. Which superhit film wasthus made? adverb reach out with us
  • 44. ANSWER• Don adverb reach out with us
  • 45. 3.* Dictionary definition : A military termused by US soldiers to describe themushroom cloud seen during the testing ofatomic bombs.* Identify this James Bond flick.(Clue - Tagline: Look Out! Here Comes TheBiggest Bond Of All!) adverb reach out with us
  • 46. ANSWER• Thunderball adverb reach out with us
  • 47. 4.This film’s poster says: “You are cordiallyinvited to George and Martha’s for dinner”.This film which is an adaptation of the playof the same title has an unique place inOscar history. Identify this film. adverb reach out with us
  • 48. ANSWER• Whos Afraid of Virginia Woolf?• This is the only film to be nominated in every eligible category at the Academy Awards. adverb reach out with us
  • 49. *5.Connect all of them to a historical incident. adverb reach out with us
  • 50. ANSWER• Mutiny on the Bounty. They all played the role of Fletcher Christian. adverb reach out with us
  • 51. 6.Sanjay Dutt and Sunil Dutt have both acted indifferent movies of the same name. Name themovies released 30 years apart. adverb reach out with us
  • 52. ANSWER• Gumrah adverb reach out with us
  • 53. 7.This great actor turned down the lead role inDavid Lean’s “Lawrence of Arabia” foranother role. A decision he repented if notmore, then at least 5 times, because he got 5Oscar nominations in his career, but neverwon it. Who? adverb reach out with us
  • 54. ANSWER• Albert Finney. He was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Actor four times, for Tom Jones (1963), Murder on the Orient Express (1974), The Dresser (1983) and Under the Volcano (1984); and was nominated for Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor for his performance in Erin Brockovich (2000). adverb reach out with us
  • 55. 8.“A man and a woman married for 17 yearswithout ever meeting face to face, but hadexchanged 637 odd letters between them andhad made only 4 phone calls.” ---- which film’s story is like this? (Clue – Itis based on a novel of the same name) adverb reach out with us
  • 56. ANSWER• The Japanese Wife adverb reach out with us
  • 57. 9.Connect. (Not an exclusive list) adverb reach out with us
  • 58. ANSWER• They played the rivals/enemies of Batman in Batman series of movies.• Arnold Schwarzenegger -- Mr. Freeze in Batman & Robin (1997);• Jim Carrey -- The Riddler in Batman Forever (1995);• Tommy Lee Jones -- Two-Face in Batman Forever (1995);• Michelle Pfeiffer -- Catwoman in Batman Returns (1992);• Danny DeVito -- Penguin in Batman Returns (1992);• Jack Nicholson -- Joker in Batman (1989). adverb reach out with us
  • 59. *10.This is the first look of an upcoming film. Thedirector of this movie has moved away fromhis penchant for making serious cinema and istrying his hand at comedy. Name the film.(Bigger visual – next slide) adverb reach out with us
  • 60. ANSWER• Dil To Bachcha Hai Ji adverb reach out with us
  • 61. 11.Peter George III wrote a book called “RedAlert”. It was originally published in the UKas “Two Hours to Doom”. It was adapted intoa very well-known film, whose tagline was“The hotline suspense comedy”. Which film? adverb reach out with us
  • 62. ANSWER• Dr. Strangelove adverb reach out with us
  • 63. 12.Fill in the blank:--* ‘_______’  Chal Chal Re Naujawan;* ‘Mughal-e-Azam’  Pyar Kiya to Darna Kya;* ‘Chor Machaye Shor’  Dilwale Dulhaniya Le Jayenge;* ‘Suhaag’  Rab Ne Bana Di Jodi* ‘Karz’  Ek Hasina Thietc. etc. adverb reach out with us
  • 64. ANSWER• Bandhan adverb reach out with us
  • 65. 13.Identify this forthcoming film from thetrailer. adverb reach out with us
  • 66. ANSWER• 127 Hours adverb reach out with us
  • 67. 14.Just name the film. adverb reach out with us
  • 68. ANSWER• Parashpathar adverb reach out with us
  • 69. *15.Name the film. adverb reach out with us
  • 70. ANSWER• Maati Maange Khoon adverb reach out with us
  • 71. 16.Whose unfinished/unreleased filmography is this? * Bank Manager (Director & Producer RC Talwar) * Taj Mahal (Director & Producer K. Asif) * Akhri Mughal (Director & Producer K. Asif) * Har Singhar (Director Mahesh Kol) * Shikwah (Director & Producer Rajindar Jain) * Janwar (Director & Producer K. Asif) * Chanakya Chandra Gupt (Director BR Chopra & Producer Kishore Kumar) * Kalinga (Director Dilip Kumar) * Aag Ka Darya (Director Rajindar Singh Babu) * Asr (Director Kuku Kohli) * Kala Aadmi (Director & Producer Nasir Hussain) adverb reach out with us
  • 72. ANSWER• Dilip Kumar adverb reach out with us
  • 73. 17.Virginia Katherine McMath was given acertain stage name because her maiden stageappearance was opposite somebody namedJack Pepper. The name stuck. Who was thislady? adverb reach out with us
  • 74. ANSWER• Ginger Rogers adverb reach out with us
  • 75. 18.It was first presented in the year 2010. Theinaugural winners are shown below. Whatam I talking about? (Bigger visual - nextslide) adverb reach out with us
  • 76. ANSWER• Filmfare Award for Best Debut Director• Winners were : Zoya Akhtar - for Luck by Chance & Ayan Mukerji - for Wake Up Sid adverb reach out with us
  • 77. 19.Bhanumati Annasaheb Rajopadhye was bornon April 28, 1926 in Kolhapur. She has aunique place in Indian movie history. How dowe know her better? adverb reach out with us
  • 78. ANSWER• Bhanu Athaiya adverb reach out with us
  • 79. *20.‘Project 880’, according to the director, sharesits theme with the films – At Play in the Fieldsof The Lord, The Emerald Forest & DancesWith Wolves. What is ‘Project 880’? adverb reach out with us
  • 80. ANSWER• Avatar adverb reach out with us
  • 81. 21.What was founded by him on the 15th August,1947? (Clue – Their latest offering marks thedirctorial debut of a female director for the firsttime in their illustrated history.)(Bigger visual – next slide) adverb reach out with us
  • 82. ANSWER• Rajshri Pictures Pvt. Limited adverb reach out with us
  • 83. 22.Find the common factor. adverb reach out with us
  • 84. ANSWER• Films based on the works of John Grisham. adverb reach out with us
  • 85. 23.Complete the list. (No explanation needed) adverb reach out with us
  • 86. ANSWER• adverb reach out with us
  • 87. 24.Who made his directorial debut through thisfilm? adverb reach out with us
  • 88. ANSWER• Rituparno Ghosh adverb reach out with us
  • 89. *25.Who became the first (and till date only)person to win an Oscar and a Razzie in thesame year? adverb reach out with us
  • 90. ANSWER• Sandra Bullock• She won the Oscar for ‘The Blind Side’ & the Razzie for ‘All About Steve’ adverb reach out with us
  • 91. 26.All Indian MPs, in 1955, made a strangerequest to the then Indian PM JawaharlalNehru to increase their salary by Rupees 1.Which well-known movie was said to beresponsible behind their peculiar request? adverb reach out with us
  • 92. ANSWER• During that period, salary of the MPs were Rs. 420. In 1955, ‘Shree 420’ was released and the general public started calling the MPs 420. Hence the request. adverb reach out with us
  • 93. 27.David Toschi is a former inspector in the SanFrancisco Police Department, where he servedfrom 1952 to 1989. He is best known for hisrole as a chief investigator in the ZodiacKiller case. Which film of Steve McQueen wasdeeply inspired by him? adverb reach out with us
  • 94. ANSWER• Bullit adverb reach out with us
  • 95. 28.This is a video from a 1945 movie. Who is thelast actor, till date, to play this iconiccharacter (the tall gentleman) on silver-screen? (No points for identifying the character) adverb reach out with us
  • 96. ANSWER• Robert Downey Jr. adverb reach out with us
  • 97. 29.The movie is said to be based on which reallife ‘doctor’? adverb reach out with us
  • 98. ANSWER• Dr. Balaichand Mukhopadhyay (a.k.a. Banaphool). The film was ‘Agniswar’. adverb reach out with us
  • 99. *30.Who is said to be the inspiration behind thecharacter played by Akshay Kumar in thisfilm? adverb reach out with us
  • 100. ANSWER• ‘Common Man’ by R.K. Laxman adverb reach out with us