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    • End of Daze 2011 Round I ANSWERS
      • 39 questions
      • 50 points in total
      • Simple, straightforward questions. NOT.
    • 1
      • The guys who do End of Daze (1 point).
      • Gog and Magog , patron saints/protectors of London being paraded through the city.
      • These names appear in various religions signifying the apocalypse.
    • 2
      • Ain’t no mountain high enough (1 point).
      • The Japanese mortar and pestle, otherwise known as Suribachi .
      • The Iwo Jima namesake (which was not high enough for Ira Hayes and Co.) is named after the bowl.
    • 3
      • His son can be found on two little sails.
      • Or rather, his sun can be found on two little sails.
      • (2 points)
      • Kon-tiki is named after another name for the Incan god Viracocha
      • Viracocha’s son  Sun God Inti
      • Latin for ‘little sail’  Vexillum  Flag
      • The 2 flags depicting Inti : Argentina and Uruguay
    • 4
      • Alpha (for the first) and numeric (for the rest).
      • (1 point)
      • Flag Semaphore symbols for Error 404 .
    • 5
      • Connect-u (1 point).
      • The Painted Turtle
      • Hole in the Wall Gang
      • Camps founded by Paul Newman
    • 6
      • Droppings from? (1 point)
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    • 7
      • Pamphlet promoting which brand? (1 point)
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    • 8
      • A,B,C,D.
      • (2 points)
      • A
      • B
      • C
      • D
      • Gypsy Horse a.k.a Tinker
      • Bluefish a.k.a Tailor
      • Soldier Butterfly
      • Sir Leslie Ward a.k.a Spy
    • 9
      • Smashing movie on whose life? (1 point)
    • Ron Gallela
    • 10
      • Identify both locations and explain (2 points).
      • The Love Locks on The Butchers’ Bridge , Ljubljana and Pons des Arts , Paris.
      • Couples in love attach padlocks bearing their names on to the railings of the bridges and throw the key into the water. This supposedly symbolises eternal love.
    • 11
      • The kolaveri shown gives which place its name?
      • (1 point)
      • Antwerp.
      • The mythical giant Antigoon who lived near the river Scheldt exacted a toll from those crossing the river. He severed one of the hands of those who refused and threw them into the river. The giant was eventually slain by a young hero named Brabo , who cut off the giant's own hand and flung it into the river.
      • Antwep derives from Antwerpen , which in turn stands for hand werpen = to throw the hand.
    • 12
      • Not the chap who wrote the anonymous
      • hindi movie’s song (1 point).
      • Elias Lonnrot , author of Kalevala
      • Gumnaam has the song “Hum Kale Hain tho Kya Hua DilWale Hain” ;-)
      • #sorry
    • 13
      • Fire turned ghat into ash (2 points).
      • The most famous image depicting the 2007 California wildfire .
      • Also, was the first high profile application of the hashtag on Twitter.
      • ‘ Ghats ash’ anagram.
    • 14
      • Yo, was it replaced or parceled? No. (1 point).
      • Sergio Ramos (in)famously dropped the Copa Del Rey under the team bus after Real Madrid beat Barcelona 1-0 in last year’s edition.
      • ‘ Yo replaced/parceled’ anagram.
    • 15
      • My love....
      • Just complete the song for me. (1 point)
      • Mera Pyaar..Shalimar
      • Rex Harrison, Sylvia Miles and John Saxon all featured in Shalimar. Whatay cast!
    • 16
      • The Thing was originally the one on the left, but later became the one on the right (1 point).
      • The Shield was originally named Rampart (and features Michael Chiklis a.k.a The Thing from Fantastic 4).
    • 17
      • View of ?
      • What is housed in the building today? (2 points)
      • Bankside Power Station, London
      • Tate Modern
    • 18
      • Spicy building has many a stair.
      • (2 points)
      • The Dancing House by Frank Gehry in Prague.
      • Also known as Ginger and Fred (after Ginger Rogers and Fred Astaire) as it resembles a pair of dancers.
    • 19
      • What? Where? (1 point)
      • The Joe Louis Fist Memorial in Detroit.
      • 20. What is he most famous for cutting open? (1)
      • Robert Traver, most famous for his work “Anatomy of a Murder”
      • Anatomy literally means to “cut open”
      • 21. The writing of what famous history at the age of fify five did he inspire in 1885? (1)
      • The real-life adventures of Frederick Courtney Selous (shown here), a British big game hunter and explorer of Colonial Africa, inspired Henry Rider Haggard to create the Allan Quatermain character in the novel King Solomon’s mines .
      • It’s famous first lines are:
      • “ It is a curious thing that at my age--fifty-five last birthday--I should find myself taking up a pen to try to write a history. I wonder what sort of a history it will be when I have finished it, if ever I come to the end of the trip!”
    • 22. The most famous Art form associated with him. (1)
      • Sun Tzu, who wrote The Art of War.
    • 23. Id the lady in the middle. (1)
      • Marjane Satrapi
    • 24. Who connects? (larger images follow) (2)
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      • Rafael Trujillo
    • 25. A rather pointy connect. ( 2) More images in the following slides.
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      • Nick Hornby
    • 26. Simply Id (1).
      • Bodyline
      • 27. Connect.
      • (2 points)
      • Books by Patrick French
      • Younghusband
      • “ Liberty or Death”
      • The World is What it is: a biography of VS Naipaul
      • 28. The famous character named after this structure. (1 point)
      • Piscine Molitor “Pi” Patel from The Life of Pi
    • 29. Connect. (2 points)
      • The Teapot Dome Scandal
      • 30. Put fundaes. (2 points)
      • A tribute to the famous “I Drink Your Milkshake” dialogue uttered by Daniel Dawy-Lewis in There Will Be Blood .
      • 31. Identify him and his most famous creation, which ended up like its title after the truth came out ( 2 points).
      • James Frey , whose best-selling memoir A Million Little Pieces ran into trouble after it turned out that parts of it were fiction.
      • 32. Straight talker. ( 1 point)
      • Sir Robert Palk, after whom the Palk Strait is named.
    • 33. Connect. (2 points)
      • Eisenstein, John Abraham, Forsyth
      • Odessa is the connect
    • 34. His most famous creation. (1 point)
      • Bryan Lee O'Malley who created Scott Pilgrim
    • 35. What is this? Don’t beat around the bush. (1)
      • The original 120 foot roll on which Kerouac typed “On the Road”.
    • 36. Connect. (2 points)
      • John Carlin has written Invictus about Mandela, co-authored Nadal’s autobiography and wrote the story which inspired Live Free or Die Hard.
    • 37. Source of inspiration is shown on the right. What resulted? (1 point)
      • The architect Bruce Graham was inspired by an open pack of cigarettes where some cigarettes were coming out, and went on to design the Willis Tower based on it.
      • 38. Who is the character being portrayed? (1 point)
      • Martin Freeman as Bilbo Baggins.
      • 39. The title of what movie is a reference to a bunch of people who set out to find these sisters? (1 point)
        • The Searchers
        • The picture stars John Wayne as a middle-aged Civil War veteran who spends years looking for his abducted niece (Natalie Wood – her younger version is played by her little sister Lana), along with Jeffrey Hunter as his adoptive nephew, who accompanies him.
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