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KUMARANSINTER STREAM QUIZ SENIORS AUG 2012 BySudarshan, Sashank & Suresh
Format• This quiz consists of 5 rounds• Rules for each round will be explained at the beginning of the round• Quiz master is God for the next hour or so…
Rules• This round consists of 6 questions• You have to identify and write your answer• + 5 for every correct answer• If you get all 6 correct, a bonus of + 20• No Negative marking in this round• You can get a max of +50 in this round
5. Identify this animal
JACQUES ROGGE, PRESIDENT IOC
CURIOSITY – ROVER THAT LANDED ON MARS
FERNANDO ALONSO, F1 DRIVER – FERRARI
CYRUS MISTRY WITH RATAN TATA.CYRUS HAS BEEN NAMED SUCCESSOR OF RATAN TATA AT TATA SONS
5. Identify this animal
Pranab Mukherjee – President of India
Rules• This round consists of 12 questions on Infinite Bounce• The first 6 will be clock-wise and the next 6 will be anti-clock-wise• + 10 for every correct answer• No Negative marking in this round
Question 1 Queen Elizabeth II declared the 2012 London Olympic Games open on 27 th July 2012.When was the last time she did a similar act of declaring an Olympic Games open?
It was the 1976 Montreal Games, Canada.She was the Head of State of Canada.
Question 3A Reuters dispatch in 2008 from Afghanistan recounted an incident in the evening hours of how a set of robbers in Mazar-e-sharief stripped a car of its wheels, mirrors etc. as nobody was around. The robbers left a note on the car “Tulsi Zindabad”.Further the Reuters dispatch stated that you couldn’t meet / call any Afghani at 830 pm in the evening as they were busy watching! What were the Afghans busy with?
They were busy watching the Hindi TV serial “KYUNKI SAAS BHI KABHI BAU THI”.Tulsi Zindabad was with reference to the main character Tulsi in this serial
These penalties are called “Panenkapenalties” named after the Czech footballer Antonín Panenka . Panenka won the 1976 EuropeanChampionship for Czechoslovakia where inthe final against West Germany he scored the winning penalty in the shootout with a softly chipped ball up the middle as the goalie dived away.
Question 5 In the 19th Century they were sold under brands like Major Grey’s (or) Bengal Club and shipped to Europe and were treated on par with Luxury goodsThey are either wet or dry, and they can have a coarse to a fine texture Types of these include Tamarind, Ridge gourd, Mango, Mint, Peanut, Onion What is being referred here?
At the 84th Academy Awards in 2012 it had 10 nominations and won 5 awardsIncluding Best Picture, Best Director & Best Actor
Question 7“I actually feel very embarrassedbecause I rejected him as a fastbowler. However I think I did him and the game of cricket a big favour”Who said recently about whom?
Dennis Lillee on Sachin Tendulkar. Since Sachin went to the MRFfoundation in late 1980s to get trained as a fast bowler and Lillee told him to focus on his batting rather than bowling
Jim Corbett National Park
Question 9 Mr. William Ortan, President of Western Union in 1876 decided not to pay $ 100,000 as an investment for an invention. He declined the investment with a note “After careful consideration, while it is a very interesting novelty, we have come to the conclusion that it has no commercial possibilities”.A few years later he said that he could consider thepatent for the same invention, a bargain at $ 25MM. What is being referred here?
Mr. William Orton had rejectedthe invention of the “Telephone” by Alexander Graham Bell.
Question 10X was the idea of David Wallerstein, a Y executive who worked for a chain of movie theaters in the 1950s and 1960s. While working at the movie theaters, Wallerstein was tasked with boosting sales of popcorn and soda. Wallerstein discovered that it was very difficult to persuade customers to purchase more than one soda or bag of popcorn. "I soon discovered that customers could be persuaded to pay for more up front.” Although Y executive Ray Kroc was initially skeptical ofWallersteins proposal to change Y meals (believing that people who wanted more fries would buy two bags), he eventually agreed to try Wallersteins idea. The sales results led to the program being rolled out in the 1990’s throughout Y restaurants.
Question 11“CQD..CQD..MGY..41.46N 50.14W”
This the distress signal sent by Titanic using radio maritime signalsTitanic had the call sign MGY and CQD is understood bywireless operators to mean “All Stations: Distress”
World’s first wireless TV remote controlinvented by Eugene Polley from Zenith Electronics in 1955.
Rules• This round consists of 8 questions• This is a Buzzer Round• + 10 for a correct answer and - 10 for a wrong answer• No passing
ROCK, PAPER, SCISSOR, LIZARD, SPOCK popularized by the TV sitcom “The Big Bang Theory”
J Vishnuvardhan who partnered Leander Paes at the 2012 Olympic games
3. What is this?
LOUVRE AT PARIS
Dr. Jekyll & Mr. Hyde
6. What just happened here?
May 6, 1954 - Roger Bannister ran the first sub 4 minute Mile
Buzz Aldrin, Neil Armstrong and Michael Collins
Rules of BOOMERANG• Correct answer +20; Wrong answer -10• Question assigned to random team• The team to which question is assigned can answer or boomerang it to any other team• Boomerang can continue till all teams are exhausted• If receiving team answers correctly they get +20; the team that last boomeranged will get -10
SAMPLE In 1888, an elephant carryingsleepers for the Assam Railway & Trading company for laying tracks was found to have dark coating on its legs. What discovery did this lead to?
FIRST TEAM IS….
Question 1 Nick Newlife from Oxford placed a bet of £1,520 at odds 66 to 1 ten years ago withBookmakers William Hill. But he died in 2009 and left his entire estate including the 2003 betting slip to the charity organization OXFAM.This betting slip in 2012 won them £100,000. What was the bet?
The bet was that Roger Federer would win 7 Wimbledon Titles
SECOND TEAM IS…
SCIENTOLOGYIt is a body of beliefs and related practices created by L. Ron Hubbard (1911–1986), starting in 1952, as a successor to his earlier self-help system, Dianetics which has been become a religion.This religion being practiced by Tom Cruise and being imposed on their daughter Suri resulted in Katie Holmes filing for divorce
THIRD TEAM IS….
3. ConnectAlong with the Indian Army, Indian Navy & IndianAir Force there are 3 other paramilitary forces that guard our nation.The Indo Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) guards the border in the heights, the Border Security Force(BSF) guards the borders in the plains & jungles.Name the 3rd paramilitary force that watches over internal security of our county.
The CRPFs primary role lies in assisting the State / UnionTerritories in police operations to maintain law and order and contain insurgency.
The equestrian events at the 1956 Melbourne Olympic games were not held at Melbourne, Australia due tostrict quarantine regulations. Hence this event was held in Stockholm, Sweden earlier that year.
FIFTH TEAM IS…
5. What are we talking about? Cheetah Flex carbon fibre transtibial Categories 2-9 Build Weight - 512g Build Height - 411 mm Max Weight - 147 Kg
Oscar Pistorius’ Prosthetic Limbs
SIXTH TEAM IS…
6. What?Rule 1: one foot shall remain in contact with the ground at all times.Rule 2: front leg on making contact with theground shall straighten at the knee and stay that way till the body has passed over it. What are we talking about?
Rules of Race Walking
SEVENTH TEAM IS…
Question 7 What are Foetus, Log, Yearner,Soldier, Freefall, Starfish the different forms of?
Human Sleeping Positions
LAST BUT NOT THE LEAST
Question 8This game has its origins in Maharashtra and inancient times was played on ‘raths’ (or) chariots,and was known as “Rathera”. It is one of thetraditional sports in India and is a modified form of“Run Chase”. The game is played between twoteams, one of whom is the Runner team and theother the Chaser team. It is played in 2 innings by12 players on each side with initially 9 playersstarting the game and 3 are kept in reserve.Which game?
Rules• 6 questions of standard quizzing on Buzzer• For each correct answer +10 points and wrong answer -10 points• The answers to each of these 6 questions are connected by a common - Theme / Word / Concept / Person – this will lead you to the LINK• Teams should guess and write down the LINK on paper (not shout out)!• If you guess the LINK correctly i.e. connecting theme / word / concept / person after the first two questions, you get plus 60 points, next two ,you get plus 40 points and last two you get plus 20 points• There is a constant negative of 20 points for wrong guesses (any number of guesses allowed but for every wrong guess – 20 points)
1. What happened next?
Assassination of Rajiv Gandhi in May 1991
CHARLES DE GAULLE OF FRANCE
3. Identify It is a UNESCO World Heritage Site designed by Frederick William Stevens with influences from Victorian Italianate Gothic Revival architecture and Indian (Mughal and Hindu) traditional buildings. Was built in 1887 to commemorate the Golden Jubilee of Queen Victoria on the location of the old Bori Bunder Station.Its name was changed to its present one in March 1996 and is simply known as VT (or CST/CSTM) What are we talking about?
Chatrapati Shivaji Terminus
JOHN F KENNEDY
The LINK is names of “Airports” 1. Rajiv Gandhi International (Hyderabad) 2. Charles de Gaulle (CDG Paris) 3. John F Kennedy (New York)4. Chatrapati Shivaji International (Mumbai) 5. Indira Gandhi International, New Delhi 6. HAL Airport, Bangalore