1.The Public Utilities Building, Bangalore, India 2.Hiroshima Peace Memorial (Genbaku Dome) in Hiroshima, Japan 3.BMW Headquarters "Vierzylinder“ in Munich, Germany 4. International Court of Justice, Hague, Netherlands 5. Borobudur, Java, Indonesia 6. Stone arch bridge in Shaharah, Yemen
X helped found in 1847a company that began as a manufacturer of telegraph equipment but was soon manufacturing electrical equipment as well. X was instrumental in laying the first German telegraph line in 1848.Identify X? 4
1.This map shows the 13 British colonies in North America as they existed on the eve of the American Revolution (1775-1783). After winning independence from Britain, the colonies made up the first 13 states of the newly formed United States of America. 2.Vinodh Dham 3.DVD encoding regions of the world 4.Werner Von Siemens 5.Watson & Crick Explaining the DNA structure 6.Internet Architecture
XY is a hybrid sport which combines the sport of Y with games of X in alternating rounds. The concept was envisioned in 1992 by cartoonist Enki Bilal, and a match of XY was a major plot point of his graphic novel Froid Équateur . Iepe Rubingh, a Dutch artist, was inspired by Bilal's book and brought the concept to life in the spring of 2001, fighting under the name, 'Iepe the Joker'. XY was featured in the 1991 Finnish movie Uuno Turhapuro - herra Helsingin herra. A match between two opponents consists of up to eleven alternating rounds of Y and X sessions, starting with a four-minute X round followed by two minutes of Y and so on. Identify XY. 1
Founded in Cambridge, Massachusetts, as the American Appliance Company in 1922, the company set out to develop home refrigerators but soon shifted to the manufacture of vacuum tubes and other electronic devices. The company was renamed X in 1925. During World War II X was the leading producer of magnetron power tubes and radar systems in the United States. In 1945 an employee of X, Percy L. Spencer, noticed that a chocolate bar had melted in his pocket while he was working around a magnetron tube, which emitted microwave radiation. X used the discovery to manufacture the first microwave oven, the Radarange. Identify X? 2
SARA, The Sub - keV Atom Reflecting Analyser from the ESA <ul><ul><li>M3, the Moon Mineralogy Mapper from Brown University and JPL (funded by NASA) </li></ul></ul>SIR-2, A near infrared spectrometer from ESA miniSAR, designed, built and tested for NASA RADOM-7, Radiation Dose Monitor Experiment from the Bulgarian Academy What? 3
He bought his way into Formula One racing and very nearly paid for it with his life. Given up for dead after an appalling accident he recovered by what the medical profession called sheer force of will. His astonishingly quick return to the cockpit was called the most courageous comeback in sporting history. After winning two championships he got bored and left the sport, only to return again and win another. During his remarkable career he was called both a hero and a villain. The battle-scarred champion who defied both the odds and convention remains a living legend. Who? 4
It is portrayed as one of the largest and wealthiest cities on earth and has become a city inspired by Chicago, Cleveland, Toronto, Vancouver and New York City. In a 1978 movie and its sequels it is shown as being in (or taking the place of) New York, including depicting such New York landmarks as the Statue of Liberty, the World Trade Center, and the New York Daily News offices. The central branch of S.T.A.R. Labs, a major scientific research institution, is also located here. Where? 5
On April 8, 1929, the Central Legislative Assembly proceedings began with the president giving his ruling on the Trade Disputes Bill. He next said, " I now proceed to give my ruling on the Public Safety Bill". But this ruling was never given on that day. Why? 6
1.Chess-Boxing 2.Raytheon 3.The 5 Non-Indian Payloads carried by the Chandrayaan Mission 4.Nikki Lauda 5.Metropolis 6. Bhagat Singh and Bakuteshwar Dutt threw a bomb in the hall
Short Visual Connect <ul><li>One general theme </li></ul><ul><li>8 slides split into 3,3,2 </li></ul><ul><li>Two separate answers A & B </li></ul><ul><li>+15,+10,+5 for each correct answer </li></ul><ul><li>-10,-5,nil for each wrong answer </li></ul><ul><li>No points for guessing the theme </li></ul><ul><li>No Points for identifying the pictures </li></ul>Round 3
A= Vikram Jai Singh (Luck By Chance) B= Frieda Pinto (Slumdog Millionaire)
Gen Q <ul><li>12 Questions </li></ul><ul><li>Last 6 audio/video </li></ul><ul><li>+10 for correct answer </li></ul><ul><li>+20 for doubled, -5 when doubled </li></ul><ul><li>Double works only for the first 6 questions </li></ul><ul><li>+5 for passed answer </li></ul>Round 4
Legend goes that X is one of the three people to have heard the Bhagwad Gita from Krishna, the other two being Arjuna and Sanjaya. Identify X.
Al Capone, John Dillinger, Baby Face Nelson, Bonnie and Clyde, Ma Barker, and Alvin Karpis. They were referred by a term during the time of great depression due to high criminal activity. What?
Born as David Webb, and later became famous as X, bearing the middle name Charles, a former CIA agent suffering from retrograde amnesia. In 2002,a group of Italian fishermen find X floating in the Mediterranean off Marseille, with two gunshot wounds in his back In 2004 X and his girlfriend, Marie Kreutz, are living in Goa, India, where Marie is killed by a shot in the head. Sometime later X was shot and fell into the East River but his body was not recovered. Who?
It began in 2002 when the Plaid Member of Parliament Adam Price exposed the link between UK prime minister Tony Blair and X . The events are also referred to as "Garbagegate" or "Cash for Influence“. Identify X?
<ul><ul><li>Au (s) + 3 NO 3 - (aq) + 6 H + (aq) -> Au 3+ (aq) + 3 NO 2 (g) + 3 H 2 O (l), </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Au 3+ (aq) + 4 Cl - (aq) -> AuCl 4 - (aq), </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Au (s) + NO 3 - (aq) + 4 H + (aq) -> Au 3+ (aq) + NO (g) + 2 H 2 O (l) . </li></ul>What?
On October 4th 1582, when people slept and woke up the very next morning, it was 15 th October of 1582. What happened to the days in between?
What were the other two industry milestone products he was referring to?
1.Hanuman 2.Public Enemies 3.Jason Charles Bourne 4.Laxmi Mittal 5.Dissolving of gold by aquaregia 6.Gregorian Calendar came into existence 7.Apple I & Apple II 8.Tintin 9.Dangerous Dave in Copyright Infringement 10.Marlyn Manroe (Candle in the wind) 11.Walt Disney 12.Ave Satani from The Omen
LINK-ed <ul><li>6 questions </li></ul><ul><li>4 pictures for one connect </li></ul><ul><li>+5 for identifying each picture </li></ul><ul><li>+10 for getting the connect </li></ul><ul><li>Points for pictures allotted only if connect is guessed </li></ul><ul><li>No points for pictures identified by others </li></ul><ul><li>No negatives </li></ul>Round 5
1.Loris Awards 2.Earth Hour 3.Beatles 4.R K Laxman 5.Wikipedia 6.Dracula ( or Draco) 7.Places where American Presidents were assassinated
Your Pick <ul><li>8 topics </li></ul><ul><li>Each topic has 2 questions </li></ul><ul><li>+10 for each correct answer </li></ul><ul><li>No negatives </li></ul>Round 6
Politics History Mythology Movies PICK YOURTOPIC Cartoons World Literature IT Sports
The incident of X occurred in the Indian state of Gujarat at 0830 hours on 27 February 2002. Shortly after the train left the Station. In midst of the attack, One of the coaches of the train named the "Sabarmati Express" was set on fire by the mob. The coach was occupied by Hindu religious pilgrims called Kar Sevaks who were returning from Ayodhya. What is the incident?
How does the world better know Vladimir Ilyich Ulyanov?
Myth or legend has it that, sage vasista after vigorous meditation went to shiva and brought Ganga in his kamandala for the welfare of the mankind. When Vasista sat for meditation, it so happened that Ganesha, assuming the form of a crow upset the kamandala, spilling the holy water. What did this lead to??
This is a tale of a dwarf creature who spun straw into gold for a helpless girl in return for rewards. He demanded for the girl’s first born child in return for his favour, when she could offer him nothing she promised to do so. The girl later married the king. When the creature came back to claim the child she pleaded not to do so, he refused but finally agreed to give up his claim to the child if the girl could guess his name in three days. What is his name??
Literature 1.Sir Arthur Conan Dyle 2. Rumpelstiltskin
X was a FIFA referee in the World Cup qualifier between El Salvador and the Netherlands Antilles in 1988. Soon after this, X had to retire from football refereeing because the FIFA age limit for referees was lowered to 45. However, this allowed him to start his career as a cricket umpire. Who?
Sports 1.All seven have won F1 Championships with Williams 2.Steve Bucknor
Long Visual Connect Round 7 <ul><li>20 pictures split into 4,4,4,4,4 </li></ul><ul><li>Identify the theme </li></ul><ul><li>Pictures in chronological order </li></ul><ul><li>+50,+40,+30,+20,+10 </li></ul><ul><li>-20,-15,-10,-5 </li></ul>