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  • 1. End of Daze 2011 Round I ANSWERS
  • 2.
    • 39 questions
    • 50 points in total
    • Simple, straightforward questions. NOT.
  • 3. 1
    • The guys who do End of Daze (1 point).
  • 4.
    • Gog and Magog , patron saints/protectors of London being paraded through the city.
    • These names appear in various religions signifying the apocalypse.
  • 5. 2
    • Ain’t no mountain high enough (1 point).
  • 6.
    • 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.
  • 7. 3
    • His son can be found on two little sails.
    • Or rather, his sun can be found on two little sails.
    • (2 points)
  • 8.
    • 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
  • 9. 4
    • Alpha (for the first) and numeric (for the rest).
    • (1 point)
  • 10.
    • Flag Semaphore symbols for Error 404 .
  • 11. 5
    • Connect-u (1 point).
  • 12.
    • The Painted Turtle
    • Hole in the Wall Gang
    • Camps founded by Paul Newman
  • 13. 6
    • Droppings from? (1 point)
  • 14.  
  • 15. 7
    • Pamphlet promoting which brand? (1 point)
  • 16.  
  • 17. 8
    • A,B,C,D.
    • (2 points)
    • A
    • B
    • C
    • D
  • 18.
    • Gypsy Horse a.k.a Tinker
    • Bluefish a.k.a Tailor
    • Soldier Butterfly
    • Sir Leslie Ward a.k.a Spy
  • 19. 9
    • Smashing movie on whose life? (1 point)
  • 20. Ron Gallela
  • 21. 10
    • Identify both locations and explain (2 points).
  • 22.
    • 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.
  • 23. 11
    • The kolaveri shown gives which place its name?
    • (1 point)
  • 24.
    • 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.
  • 25. 12
    • Not the chap who wrote the anonymous
    • hindi movie’s song (1 point).
  • 26.
    • Elias Lonnrot , author of Kalevala
    • Gumnaam has the song “Hum Kale Hain tho Kya Hua DilWale Hain” ;-)
    • #sorry
  • 27. 13
    • Fire turned ghat into ash (2 points).
  • 28.
    • The most famous image depicting the 2007 California wildfire .
    • Also, was the first high profile application of the hashtag on Twitter.
    • ‘ Ghats ash’ anagram.
  • 29. 14
    • Yo, was it replaced or parceled? No. (1 point).
  • 30.
    • 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.
  • 31. 15
    • My love....
    • Just complete the song for me. (1 point)
  • 32.
    • Mera Pyaar..Shalimar
    • Rex Harrison, Sylvia Miles and John Saxon all featured in Shalimar. Whatay cast!
  • 33. 16
    • The Thing was originally the one on the left, but later became the one on the right (1 point).
  • 34.
    • The Shield was originally named Rampart (and features Michael Chiklis a.k.a The Thing from Fantastic 4).
  • 35. 17
    • View of ?
    • What is housed in the building today? (2 points)
  • 36.
    • Bankside Power Station, London
    • Tate Modern
  • 37. 18
    • Spicy building has many a stair.
    • (2 points)
  • 38.
    • 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.
  • 39. 19
    • What? Where? (1 point)
  • 40.
    • The Joe Louis Fist Memorial in Detroit.
  • 41.
    • 20. What is he most famous for cutting open? (1)
  • 42.
    • Robert Traver, most famous for his work “Anatomy of a Murder”
    • Anatomy literally means to “cut open”
  • 43.
    • 21. The writing of what famous history at the age of fify five did he inspire in 1885? (1)
  • 44.
    • 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!”
  • 45. 22. The most famous Art form associated with him. (1)
  • 46.
    • Sun Tzu, who wrote The Art of War.
  • 47. 23. Id the lady in the middle. (1)
  • 48.
    • Marjane Satrapi
  • 49. 24. Who connects? (larger images follow) (2)
  • 50.  
  • 51.  
  • 52.  
  • 53.
    • Rafael Trujillo
  • 54. 25. A rather pointy connect. ( 2) More images in the following slides.
  • 55.  
  • 56.  
  • 57.
    • Nick Hornby
  • 58. 26. Simply Id (1).
  • 59.
    • Bodyline
  • 60.
    • 27. Connect.
    • (2 points)
  • 61.
    • Books by Patrick French
    • Younghusband
    • “ Liberty or Death”
    • The World is What it is: a biography of VS Naipaul
  • 62.
    • 28. The famous character named after this structure. (1 point)
  • 63.
    • Piscine Molitor “Pi” Patel from The Life of Pi
  • 64. 29. Connect. (2 points)
  • 65.
    • The Teapot Dome Scandal
  • 66.
    • 30. Put fundaes. (2 points)
  • 67.
    • A tribute to the famous “I Drink Your Milkshake” dialogue uttered by Daniel Dawy-Lewis in There Will Be Blood .
  • 68.
    • 31. Identify him and his most famous creation, which ended up like its title after the truth came out ( 2 points).
  • 69.
    • James Frey , whose best-selling memoir A Million Little Pieces ran into trouble after it turned out that parts of it were fiction.
  • 70.
    • 32. Straight talker. ( 1 point)
  • 71.
    • Sir Robert Palk, after whom the Palk Strait is named.
  • 72. 33. Connect. (2 points)
  • 73.
    • Eisenstein, John Abraham, Forsyth
    • Odessa is the connect
  • 74. 34. His most famous creation. (1 point)
  • 75.
    • Bryan Lee O'Malley who created Scott Pilgrim
  • 76. 35. What is this? Don’t beat around the bush. (1)
  • 77.
    • The original 120 foot roll on which Kerouac typed “On the Road”.
  • 78. 36. Connect. (2 points)
  • 79.
    • John Carlin has written Invictus about Mandela, co-authored Nadal’s autobiography and wrote the story which inspired Live Free or Die Hard.
  • 80. 37. Source of inspiration is shown on the right. What resulted? (1 point)
  • 81.
    • 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.
  • 82.
    • 38. Who is the character being portrayed? (1 point)
  • 83.
    • Martin Freeman as Bilbo Baggins.
  • 84.
    • 39. The title of what movie is a reference to a bunch of people who set out to find these sisters? (1 point)
  • 85.
      • 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.
  • 86.  

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