End of Daze 2011 - Round III - Answers

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End of Daze 2011 - Round III - Answers

  1. 1. End of Daze 2011 Round III ANSWERS
  2. 2. <ul><li>Theme Round </li></ul><ul><li>Non-exhaustive </li></ul><ul><li>20 points </li></ul>
  3. 3. 1 <ul><li>The Red Devil nation must be mighty pissed. </li></ul><ul><li>(1 point) </li></ul>
  4. 4. <ul><li>Boiko Borisov , the Bulgarian prime minister, who plays for third-division football side Vitosha Bistritsa and was voted the best footballer in the country beating Dimitar Berbatov . </li></ul>
  5. 5. 2 <ul><li>His visit caused considerable mulling </li></ul><ul><li>(2 points). </li></ul>
  6. 6. <ul><li>Felix Mendelssohn , whose visit in 1829, is commemorated in the annual Mendelssohn on Mull Festival in early July in Tobermory, the capital of the Isle of Mull in the Scottish Inner Hebrides. </li></ul>
  7. 7. 3 <ul><li>May his flow be a dedication to her. </li></ul><ul><li>( 2 points ) </li></ul>
  8. 8. <ul><li>The Orinoco Crocodile , one of the critically endangered crocodile species of the world and inhabiting the Orinico River in South America. </li></ul><ul><li>Orinoco Flow is the debut album of the Taliesin Orchestra and is dedicated to Enya (which is where the May it be comes into the question) </li></ul>
  9. 9. 4 <ul><li>What if they had exclaimed in Bengali ! </li></ul><ul><li>(1 point) </li></ul>
  10. 10. <ul><li>The Dreadnought Hoax , which involved Virginia Woolf and her entourage (who came to be known as The Bloomsbury Group ) boarding the HMS Dreadnought masquerading as Abyssinian Royalty. </li></ul><ul><li>During the hoax, the visitors had repeatedly shown amazement or appreciation by exclaiming, “Bunga! Bunga!” (Yes, we’ve heard the Berlusconi version too). </li></ul><ul><li>A bong would’ve said “Bungo! Bungo!”  </li></ul>
  11. 11. 5 <ul><li>Why this kolaveri? </li></ul><ul><li>(2 points) </li></ul>
  12. 12. <ul><li>Monument in Tomsk mocking Anton Chekhov. </li></ul><ul><li>All thanks to his remarks on Tomsk (during his famous journey to Sakhalin) – “Tomsk is a very dull town. To judge from the drunkards whose acquaintance I have made, and from the intellectual people who have come to the hotel to pay their respects to me, the inhabitants are very dull, too”. </li></ul>
  13. 13. 6 <ul><li>They dance in tons to the tunes of “All is well”. </li></ul><ul><li>(1 point) </li></ul>
  14. 14. <ul><li>The Gumboot Dance , performed by dancers wearing Wellington Boots . </li></ul><ul><li>The dance was used as a form of communication by African miners who were forbidden to speak with each other while they worked. </li></ul>
  15. 15. 7 <ul><li>X : South :: Y : North. </li></ul><ul><li>Y is here all thanks to Z. Who be Y? </li></ul><ul><li>(2 points) </li></ul><ul><li>X </li></ul><ul><li>Z </li></ul>
  16. 16. <ul><li>X – Princess Adelaide of Saxe-Meiningen </li></ul><ul><li>Y – Charles Darwin </li></ul><ul><li>Z – John Clements Wickham </li></ul><ul><li>The capitals of South Australia (Adelaide) and Northern Territory (Darwin) respectively. </li></ul><ul><li>Darwin was named so by Wickham in honour of his HMS Beagle shipmate Charles Darwin. </li></ul>
  17. 17. 8 <ul><li>Just concentrate on four islands. </li></ul><ul><li>(2 points) </li></ul>
  18. 18. <ul><li>The Frisian Islands . </li></ul><ul><li>The Channel Islands were the only British Commonwealth soil to be occupied by the Nazis. The Nazis built four concentration camps on the channel island of Alderney. They were named after the Frisian Islands - Lager Norderney, Lager Borkum, Lager Sylt and Lager Helgoland. </li></ul>
  19. 19. 9 <ul><li>Spare the tire chap. He’s already down. </li></ul><ul><li>(1 point) </li></ul>
  20. 20. <ul><li>Nigel Stepney , who was the Chief Mechanic at Ferrari. </li></ul><ul><li>Pictured is Stepney being accidentally-infamously knocked down by Michael Schumacher in the 2000 Spanish Grand Prix. </li></ul><ul><li>Stepney = Spare Tire. </li></ul>
  21. 21. 10 <ul><li>The colour is a giveaway. Where be this? </li></ul><ul><li>(1 point) </li></ul>
  22. 22. <ul><li>The Hukou Waterfall in the Shanxi Province of China. </li></ul><ul><li>It is the largest waterfall on the Yellow River and the second largest in China. </li></ul>
  23. 23. 11 <ul><li>THEME? </li></ul><ul><li>(5 points) </li></ul>
  24. 24. <ul><li>Bulgaria </li></ul><ul><li>Tobermory </li></ul><ul><li>Orinoco </li></ul><ul><li>Bungo </li></ul><ul><li>Tomsk </li></ul><ul><li>Wellington </li></ul><ul><li>Adelaide </li></ul><ul><li>Alderney </li></ul><ul><li>Stepney </li></ul><ul><li>Shanxi/Shansi </li></ul>
  25. 25. Characters from The Wombles

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