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Rainbow Quiz Club Session - 16.09.12

Rainbow Quiz Club Session - 16.09.12

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Round 5 & 6 Round 5 & 6 Presentation Transcript

  • * 20 questions.* Infinite (Bounce + Pounce).* Marks - Direct : 10 - Bonus : 10
  • 1 Identify the singer of this song from the 1950 movie Arzoo.
  •  Anil Biswas
  • 2 After 14 unsuccessful attempts by 36 persons, this seemingly impossible task was achieved in 1962 by Clarence Anglin, John Anglin and Frank Morris. Their act was later immortalised in a 1963 novel and a 1979 movie. What did the trio successfully attempted?
  •  Escape from Alcatraz
  • 3 How did Bob Beamon express his solidarity with Black Power Salute protest, during this victory ceremony? (He got away with it as most people didn’t notice it.)
  •  Bob Beamon put his black socks up over his tracks to show solidarity with John Carlos and Tommie Smith.
  • 4 Also known as Venuss car, Lady in a bath, Dutchmans trousers or Lyre- flower -- this popular ornamental plant is found in the Eastern Asia, from Siberia to Japan. It is also used in floristry as a cut flower for Valentines Day. How is it commonly known?
  •  Bleeding Heart
  • 5 Spoofs of which famous painting?
  •  American Gothic, by Grant Wood.
  • 6 He is the gladiator and rebellion leader Spartakis appearing in Asterix and Obelix All at Sea. On which real life person, this character has been based?  
  •  Kirk Douglas
  • 7 Himachal Pradesh’s famed Thoda-ka- Khel, a game of archery, where the target is a dancing human, is played between two teams -- the Saatha (team of sixty) and the Paasha (team of five). What is so interesting about the members of these two teams?
  •  Members of the two teams identify themselves as descendants of Pandavas and Kauravas.
  • 8 Identify this gentleman who is meeting eleven-year-old Amanda, diagnosed with Aplastic Anemia, to fulfill her wish in 2009.  
  •  Undertaker
  • 9 Identify this funny elderly gentleman being interviewed by Shekhar Suman.
  •  Surendra Sharma
  • 10 Titanic, Fortitude, Glimmer & Airborne Cigar – were all carried out as a means of deception for Overlord, which infact commenced sensationally with Neptune. What am I talking about? (Clue – the visuals)  
  •  Operation Titanic, Operation Glimmer, Operation Fortitude & Operation Airborne Cigar were all deception operations to fox the enemies for the Operation Overlord(the code name for the Battle of Normandy). The Operation Overlord commenced on 6 June 1944 with the Normandy landings (Operation Neptune, commonly known as D-Day).
  •  Time magazine 11 cover on Dec 15, 1967. Put funda.
  •  Christian Bernard. He performed the worlds first successful human-to- human heart transplant.
  • 12 Whom did Robert Pattinson portray in this 2008 drama film set against the backdrop during the 20s and 30s?
  •  Salvador Dali
  • 13 Put funda. (I am looking for a three-word term)  
  •  Holy Roman Empire
  • 14 Originally titled ‘Where No Man Has Gone Before’, this musical piece has been used as the theme music for which iconic tv series?
  •  Star Trek
  • 15 According to University of Maryland: It travels at 650 miles per second, 3,000 times the speed of sound continuously for 31 hrs. from east to west and carries a payload of 353,430 tons which is four times the weight of the Queen Elizabeth II ocean liner. What is being described?
  •  Santa Claus’ sleigh
  • 16 This song, from a movie based on a real life incident, won numerous prestigious awards including Broadcast Film Critics Association Award but lost the Oscar to “We Belong Together” from “Toy Story 3”. Name the composer.  
  •  A. R. Rahman
  • 17 According to a recent article at Outlook, a Bangalore book salesman named G.K. Ananthram was the man behind the publication of a popular something, in 1965—in Kannada. Though another gentleman is usually credited for starting this in 1967 in Mumbai. What?
  •  Amar Chitra Katha
  • 18 Identify this martial art which was part of the 1924 Olympics as a demonstration sport.
  •  Savate
  • 19 Lyrics by Swanand Kirkire, composed by Shantanu Moitro. Who is singing?
  •  Kaushiki Chakraborty Desikan
  • 20 Household paint and clipped butterfly wings make up this 3.5 million dollar kaleidoscopic image, titled - I am Become Death, Shatterer of Worlds. Identify the creator of this artwork.    
  •  Damien Hirst
  • • Writ ten Rou nd.• Mar ks
  • 1 Evening Star
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
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  • 7
  • 8
  • ExchangE Your PaPErs
  • 1 Evening Star
  • Vesper Lynd
  • 2
  • Tiffany Case
  • 3
  • Honey Rider
  • 4
  • Solitaire
  • 5
  • Kissy Suzuki
  • 6
  • Mary Goodnight
  • 7
  • Domino
  • 8
  • Christmas Jones
  • They are --- The BOND GIRLS