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ANSWERS - ROUND 3
END OF DAZE 2010
• 42 questions
• Points on slides
• 90 points to be scored
1. It was either this or
something from a
Louis L’amour book.
(2)
• This is a tribute to Christopher
McCandless, aka Alexander
Supertramp . On August 12, 1992,
he wrote what are assumed to...
2. All three were majorly trampled under foot. (2+1)
• Only three people have allowed a walkover
(trampled under foot = walk over) for their
opponents in the history of Major ...
3. Occasional comic relief for which feudal bong?
(1)
• Santosh Dutta as Jatayu in Satyajit Ray’s Jai
Baba Felunath
• Jatayu is the famous companion of Feluda.
You can also rea...
4. A famous but rash end to this. (1)
• This is (a recreation of) the famous Suzakumon
Gate, the northern end of the Suzaku Avenue in
Kyoto. The southern end wa...
5. The doomsday survivor according to this
Russian. (2)
• Mikhail Bakunin, after hearing a friend play
Beethoven on the piano, said:
"Everything will pass, and the world will per...
6. Fast, you dummies ( 3 ) .
• The character of Mark "The Rat" Ratner (left)
in the movie Fast Times at Ridgemont
High was modelled on Andy Rathbone (r...
7. Conflicts involving an Indonesian daughter-in-law, perhaps (3)
• Lord Rishabhadevswami or Shree Adinath, the first Tirthankara (apostle)
delegated the kingdom of Ayodhya to his sons bef...
8. What rendezvous does this falsely claim to be, while simultaneously
giving out an invite? (1+1) (alternate view next sl...
AnswerKatz’s restaurant in New York City, with a notice claiming this:
9. Straight from down under. (1)
Answer
• Luís Vaz de Torres who lends his name to the
Torres strait that separates Australia from
New Guinea.
10. The fowl bore the lady and the man
to a famous opening that has nothing
to do with the lady’s rear. What came
next is ...
Answer
• The opening of the Suez Canal was performed
by French Empress Eugenie and the Khedive
Ismail of Egypt in the Impe...
11. The stepfather and the son share the name:
of this that came from the stars. All Greek? ( 3 )
Answer
• If the ruler came from the stars, it would a
Ruler of the Stars, aka Asterion.
• Asterion was the real name of th...
12
• A became a household name in certain parts of India
as early as the 1970s . His theory ( and associated
theories ) on...
• Erich von Daniken’s ( A ) theories on the Iron
Pillar of Delhi ( B ) not rusting because of
Extra-terrestrial influence ...
13
• Man in the portrait favoured one language over the other .
And the rest , as they say , is history .
• Who ? What ? (...
• The man is Frederick Muhlenberg , 1st
Speaker of the
House of Representatives of USA.
• In 1794 , during his 2nd
tenure ...
14
• On perusal , one may observe that the water body in the
background and the bird ( which is very innovative in the way...
• The pic on the left is the peace memorial to USS
Wahoo overlooking the La Perouse strait between
Hokkaido and the Sakhal...
15
• Who is/was the most famous victim of the weapon pictured ?
( 1 )
• The pic shows Salvador Allende with the AK-47
gifted to him by Fidel Castro .
• Allende committed suicide using this ver...
16
The perimeter wall guarding this European church had to
undergo extensive repairs in the late 1940s . Why ? ( 2 )
This is the Basilica of Superga in Turin
Venue of the Superga Air Disaster which annihilated the
Il Grande Torino FC team ...
17
Identify and go lateral for a connect ( 0.5 x 4 + 1 = 3 )
The Connect
Bernini’s Fountain of
Four Rivers in Rome
• Blue Danube – The first
operational British
Nuclear Weapon
• Nile ...
18
• If the thing being
screened here
occupies the second
spot , what is at the
first spot ? ( 1 + 1 )
The project being screened is Karin Hoerler’s
Matrjoschka and is the second longest movie in
terms of running time . At no...
19
What is this contraption called?
What is it used for ?( 1 + 1 )
P.S. If you have the ans to
the previous question , you...
• These mannequins aboard the International
Space Station are called Matroshkas after the
eponymous Russian dolls .
• They...
20
• It was made almost entirely out of the one on
the left , but was named after the one on the
right . What ? ( 1 + 1 + ...
• Howard Hughes’s Spruce Goose was almost entirely
made out of Birch , but ultimately named after Spruce
21
Not particularly a colourful imitation. Put fundaes . ( 2 )
• Author Christa Faust ( of Money Shot fame ) lying on
the exact spot where the bisected body of Elizabeth
Short, aka The ...
22
Founder of a modern capital city connects
these guys . Gimme everything . ( 1 + 1 + 1 )
• The cover of Jared Diamond’s ( R ) Guns , Germs and
Steel features Sir John Everett Millais’s ( L ) painting
Pizarro Sei...
23
What was his point ?
( 1 )
• Pierre Teilhard de Chardin , of Omega Point
fame . Also famous for the discovery of Peking
Man and Piltdown Man . Seen h...
24
What is that thing
falling from the sky ?
( 2 )
• The Dannebrog , National Flag of Denmark.
• Pictured is a scene from The Battle of Lyndanisse
between the Danes and the ...
25
• From L – R : The original one , the one which resulted
from the war , the current one .
• What / Who ? Also one of th...
• Old Thomas , guardian of the city of Tallinn.
• The phrase in question being “Peeping Tom”.
• Pictured here are the 3 di...
26
• What is special about the paintings reproduced here ? And
when you’re at it , name the original painter as well ( 2 +...
• Pablo Picasso .
• These paintings are
copies of paintings
Picasso drew for Henri-
Georges Clouzot’s Le
Mystere Picasso (...
27
• A , B and the part which began at general area
C were the major hindrances . Hence ,
alternate plans had to be adopte...
• Ewan McGregor and Charley
Boorman had to take trains to
circumvent the Channel
Tunnel ( A ) and the Zilov Gap
( B ) and ...
28
• It thunders a lot here . For the time being ,
just temme its claim to fame ( 1 ) .
• Mount Thor in Canada , world’s greatest
purely vertical drop .
• ( Thor = Thunder )
29
• Something named after A is part of something named after B .
A could be compared or contrasted with the previous
ques...
• Challenger Deep , world’s deepest point is named
after HMS Challenger ( A ) which undertook the
1872-76 expedition which...
30
Bitter man’s claim to fame .
( 2 )
Owl Creek bridge
Ambrose Bierce was
Nicknamed ‘Bitter Bierce’
31
Lego re-creation of ? ( 1 )
The iconic scene from The Exorcist
32
Who ? As who ? ( 1 )
Paul Krugman as himself , in his Get him to the Greek cameo.
33
• Limitless , the alter ego , the real name , the
popular name , repeat , another repeat ,
healing .
• List of ? ( 2 )
Eminem albums
• Infinite
• The Slim Shady LP
• The Marshall Mathers LP
• The Eminem Show
• Encore
• Relapse
• Recovery
34
• Bacillus product’s eargasm based on the chap
was a going back of sorts on the other thing
pictured here ( 2 ) .
• Anthrax’s Efilnikufesin ( N.F.L ) is based on the
life of John Belushi and is ‘Nicefukinlife’
( NFL ) in reverse . This ...
35. Type nudities if you have no idea who these
two are. ( 2 )
Answer
• Leila Boujnane and Paul Bloore, who in 1999,
founded the company Idee (French for
"Idea"), which produces Tineye....
36. A surreal, sad sun at the end of this one. She
was far more alive 3 years ago in another role.
Name both roles ( 1 + 1...
Surreal, sad sun is an anagram of Ursula
Andress, playing the title role in the 1965
production of the Henry Ridder Haggar...
37. How did he immortalize her? ( 1 )
Answer
• Kim Phúc, center left, running down a road near Trang
Bang after a South Vietnamese Air Force napalm
attack. Phot...
38. Zimbly connect.
(3)
Answer
Films of Sergei Eisenstein
• Battleship Potemkin (1925) (The battleship
was named after Grigory Potemkin)
• Alexand...
39. Another view of something popular gives you the answer.
Or a good look at what is here. ( 2 )
• Its logo and slogan "We turn the Emmys upside down" refer to the
physical resemblance of "Ewwy" to "Emmy"; in addition, ...
40. Identify. (1)
Answer
• Anish Kapoor
41. Go Ogle  ( 2 )
AnswerShe is taking a look at Etant donnes, Marcel
Duchamp's last major art. It is a tableau, visible only
through a pair ...
42. Something fishy will do ( 3 ) .
• This is the Marlinspike, which gave its name
to both Marlinspike Hall and the common
name for the fish Istiophoridae -Ma...
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  1. 1. ANSWERS - ROUND 3 END OF DAZE 2010
  2. 2. • 42 questions • Points on slides • 90 points to be scored
  3. 3. 1. It was either this or something from a Louis L’amour book. (2)
  4. 4. • This is a tribute to Christopher McCandless, aka Alexander Supertramp . On August 12, 1992, he wrote what are assumed to be his final words in his journal: "Beautiful Blueberries.” • When his body was found, the torn final page from Louis L'Amour's memoir, Education of a Wandering Man, which contains an excerpt from a Robinson Jeffers poem titled "Wise Men in Their Bad Hours” was found next to him. • On the other side of the page, McCandless had added, "I HAVE HAD A HAPPY LIFE AND THANK THE LORD. GOODBYE AND MAY GOD BLESS ALL!, now considered his final message.
  5. 5. 2. All three were majorly trampled under foot. (2+1)
  6. 6. • Only three people have allowed a walkover (trampled under foot = walk over) for their opponents in the history of Major singles finals. (2) • Germaine Golding (French Open 1921) • Frank Shields (Wimbledon 1931) • Nancy Richey (Australian Open 1965) 1 point for all three names
  7. 7. 3. Occasional comic relief for which feudal bong? (1)
  8. 8. • Santosh Dutta as Jatayu in Satyajit Ray’s Jai Baba Felunath • Jatayu is the famous companion of Feluda. You can also rearrange “feudal” to get Feluda
  9. 9. 4. A famous but rash end to this. (1)
  10. 10. • This is (a recreation of) the famous Suzakumon Gate, the northern end of the Suzaku Avenue in Kyoto. The southern end was the Rashomon gate.
  11. 11. 5. The doomsday survivor according to this Russian. (2)
  12. 12. • Mikhail Bakunin, after hearing a friend play Beethoven on the piano, said: "Everything will pass, and the world will perish, but the Ninth Symphony will remain"
  13. 13. 6. Fast, you dummies ( 3 ) .
  14. 14. • The character of Mark "The Rat" Ratner (left) in the movie Fast Times at Ridgemont High was modelled on Andy Rathbone (right) after writer Cameron Crowe befriended him during Crowe's research for the original book at San Diego's Clairemont High School. Andy Rathbone went on to become the author of a number of ...for Dummies books about Microsoft Windows as well as other computing books.
  15. 15. 7. Conflicts involving an Indonesian daughter-in-law, perhaps (3)
  16. 16. • Lord Rishabhadevswami or Shree Adinath, the first Tirthankara (apostle) delegated the kingdom of Ayodhya to his sons before leaving behind everything in his spiritual quest. Bharat had a strong desire to become the emperor of the Indian continent, also called as Chakravarthi. However, Bahubali did not give up his kingdom that leaded to the situation of war., and since the both of them did not favor violence and bloodshed an alternate way was envisioned and agreed, which was a dual battle of three types, namely: • Drishti Yuddha: A race of staring at each other uninterruptedly without moving or closing the eyelids • Jala Yuddha: A contest of splashing water on each other until the face is turned away • Malla Yuddha: A contest of wrestling spell Bahubali won all the three contests The oblique reference to Bali, Indonesia and bahus should have you all riled up.
  17. 17. 8. What rendezvous does this falsely claim to be, while simultaneously giving out an invite? (1+1) (alternate view next slide)
  18. 18. AnswerKatz’s restaurant in New York City, with a notice claiming this:
  19. 19. 9. Straight from down under. (1)
  20. 20. Answer • Luís Vaz de Torres who lends his name to the Torres strait that separates Australia from New Guinea.
  21. 21. 10. The fowl bore the lady and the man to a famous opening that has nothing to do with the lady’s rear. What came next is shown last here. Explain everything. (3) (Images next slide)
  22. 22. Answer • The opening of the Suez Canal was performed by French Empress Eugenie and the Khedive Ismail of Egypt in the Imperial yacht Aigle (French for eagle) • The first ship to follow the yacht Aigle through the canal was the British P&O liner Delta (logo of Delta Airlines)
  23. 23. 11. The stepfather and the son share the name: of this that came from the stars. All Greek? ( 3 )
  24. 24. Answer • If the ruler came from the stars, it would a Ruler of the Stars, aka Asterion. • Asterion was the real name of the Minotaur, and was also the name of Minos’ stepfather.
  25. 25. 12 • A became a household name in certain parts of India as early as the 1970s . His theory ( and associated theories ) on the speciality of B was made use by a 2004 project which had a lot to do with C . • Solve for all and explain ( 3 ) A B C
  26. 26. • Erich von Daniken’s ( A ) theories on the Iron Pillar of Delhi ( B ) not rusting because of Extra-terrestrial influence is stuff of legend. In the 2004 flick Alien vs Predator , the predators help and teach humans to build the Pyramids and this was based on Daniken’s theories . The setting for the movie is Bouvet Island ( C ) , the remotest island in the world .
  27. 27. 13 • Man in the portrait favoured one language over the other . And the rest , as they say , is history . • Who ? What ? ( 1 + 2 )
  28. 28. • The man is Frederick Muhlenberg , 1st Speaker of the House of Representatives of USA. • In 1794 , during his 2nd tenure as speaker , a group of German immigrants asked for the translation of some American laws into German. This petition was rejected by a 42 to 41 vote . Muhlenberg stepped down as Speaker to cast the negative vote that deprived German of its official status in America. This , over the years , has developed into what is known as Muhlenberg legend , wherein he and his fellows supposedly prevented German from becoming the official language of the United States.
  29. 29. 14 • On perusal , one may observe that the water body in the background and the bird ( which is very innovative in the way it incubates its eggs ) have the same person to thank for their names . • The water body , the bird and the person please ( 1 + 1 + 1 ) .
  30. 30. • The pic on the left is the peace memorial to USS Wahoo overlooking the La Perouse strait between Hokkaido and the Sakhalin island . • The bird is the Micronesian Scrubfowl a.k.a Megapodius laperouse , one of the very few species known to incubate their eggs using volcanic heat. • Both , of course , named after French explorer Jean- Francois de Galaup, comte de Laperouse .
  31. 31. 15 • Who is/was the most famous victim of the weapon pictured ? ( 1 )
  32. 32. • The pic shows Salvador Allende with the AK-47 gifted to him by Fidel Castro . • Allende committed suicide using this very same rifle , thereby making him its most famous ( and only one probably ) victim .
  33. 33. 16 The perimeter wall guarding this European church had to undergo extensive repairs in the late 1940s . Why ? ( 2 )
  34. 34. This is the Basilica of Superga in Turin Venue of the Superga Air Disaster which annihilated the Il Grande Torino FC team in 1949 . The plane carrying the players crashed into the rear wall of the Basilica complex .
  35. 35. 17 Identify and go lateral for a connect ( 0.5 x 4 + 1 = 3 )
  36. 36. The Connect Bernini’s Fountain of Four Rivers in Rome • Blue Danube – The first operational British Nuclear Weapon • Nile Kinnick with his Heisman Trophy • El Monumental – Home ground of River Plate • Daren Ganga
  37. 37. 18 • If the thing being screened here occupies the second spot , what is at the first spot ? ( 1 + 1 )
  38. 38. The project being screened is Karin Hoerler’s Matrjoschka and is the second longest movie in terms of running time . At no. 1 is Cinematon.
  39. 39. 19 What is this contraption called? What is it used for ?( 1 + 1 ) P.S. If you have the ans to the previous question , you’ll have this one as well
  40. 40. • These mannequins aboard the International Space Station are called Matroshkas after the eponymous Russian dolls . • They are used to study cosmic radiation dose types and rates that relate to the health of space travellers on long duration missions.
  41. 41. 20 • It was made almost entirely out of the one on the left , but was named after the one on the right . What ? ( 1 + 1 + 1 )
  42. 42. • Howard Hughes’s Spruce Goose was almost entirely made out of Birch , but ultimately named after Spruce
  43. 43. 21 Not particularly a colourful imitation. Put fundaes . ( 2 )
  44. 44. • Author Christa Faust ( of Money Shot fame ) lying on the exact spot where the bisected body of Elizabeth Short, aka The Black Dahlia, was found in 1947.
  45. 45. 22 Founder of a modern capital city connects these guys . Gimme everything . ( 1 + 1 + 1 )
  46. 46. • The cover of Jared Diamond’s ( R ) Guns , Germs and Steel features Sir John Everett Millais’s ( L ) painting Pizarro Seizing the Inca of Peru . Francisco Pizarro is regarded as the founder of Lima .
  47. 47. 23 What was his point ? ( 1 )
  48. 48. • Pierre Teilhard de Chardin , of Omega Point fame . Also famous for the discovery of Peking Man and Piltdown Man . Seen handling a Peking Man skull here .
  49. 49. 24 What is that thing falling from the sky ? ( 2 )
  50. 50. • The Dannebrog , National Flag of Denmark. • Pictured is a scene from The Battle of Lyndanisse between the Danes and the Estonians (1219) chronicling the legendary origin of the flag. The battle was going badly for the Danes , and defeat seemed imminent. But then, right when the Danes were about to give up, the flag fell from heaven. Grasping the flag before it could ever touch the ground, the king took it in his hand, and proudly waved it in front of his discouraged troops, giving them hope, and leading them to victory.
  51. 51. 25 • From L – R : The original one , the one which resulted from the war , the current one . • What / Who ? Also one of the theories behind which phrase ? ( 1 + 1 )
  52. 52. • Old Thomas , guardian of the city of Tallinn. • The phrase in question being “Peeping Tom”. • Pictured here are the 3 different models which have been used over the past 5 centuries .
  53. 53. 26 • What is special about the paintings reproduced here ? And when you’re at it , name the original painter as well ( 2 + 1 )
  54. 54. • Pablo Picasso . • These paintings are copies of paintings Picasso drew for Henri- Georges Clouzot’s Le Mystere Picasso ( The Mystery of Picasso ) . Picasso subsequently destroyed these works and therefore they exist only on film .
  55. 55. 27 • A , B and the part which began at general area C were the major hindrances . Hence , alternate plans had to be adopted . • Explain ( 0.5 X 3 + 1.5 = 3 ) A B C
  56. 56. • Ewan McGregor and Charley Boorman had to take trains to circumvent the Channel Tunnel ( A ) and the Zilov Gap ( B ) and a flight from Magadan in Eastern Russia ( C – Mask of Sorrow monument to the Gulag prisoners in Magadan ) to Anchorage during their legendary Long Way Round trip. These were the only major sections of the trip not undertaken by motorcycles.
  57. 57. 28 • It thunders a lot here . For the time being , just temme its claim to fame ( 1 ) .
  58. 58. • Mount Thor in Canada , world’s greatest purely vertical drop . • ( Thor = Thunder )
  59. 59. 29 • Something named after A is part of something named after B . A could be compared or contrasted with the previous question depending on the way you look at it . • Gimme both ‘somethings’ ( 3 ). A B
  60. 60. • Challenger Deep , world’s deepest point is named after HMS Challenger ( A ) which undertook the 1872-76 expedition which made the first recordings of its depth . The point is located at the southern end of the Mariana Trench , named after Queen Mariana of Austria ( B ).
  61. 61. 30 Bitter man’s claim to fame . ( 2 )
  62. 62. Owl Creek bridge Ambrose Bierce was Nicknamed ‘Bitter Bierce’
  63. 63. 31 Lego re-creation of ? ( 1 )
  64. 64. The iconic scene from The Exorcist
  65. 65. 32 Who ? As who ? ( 1 )
  66. 66. Paul Krugman as himself , in his Get him to the Greek cameo.
  67. 67. 33 • Limitless , the alter ego , the real name , the popular name , repeat , another repeat , healing . • List of ? ( 2 )
  68. 68. Eminem albums • Infinite • The Slim Shady LP • The Marshall Mathers LP • The Eminem Show • Encore • Relapse • Recovery
  69. 69. 34 • Bacillus product’s eargasm based on the chap was a going back of sorts on the other thing pictured here ( 2 ) .
  70. 70. • Anthrax’s Efilnikufesin ( N.F.L ) is based on the life of John Belushi and is ‘Nicefukinlife’ ( NFL ) in reverse . This was also tribute to the fact that Belushi was captain of his High school football team . • Bacillus Anthracis causes Anthrax ( hence Anthrax = A bacillus product )
  71. 71. 35. Type nudities if you have no idea who these two are. ( 2 )
  72. 72. Answer • Leila Boujnane and Paul Bloore, who in 1999, founded the company Idee (French for "Idea"), which produces Tineye. • Type nudities is an anagram of "Tineye, stupid", an eff-you to all you shameless ones.
  73. 73. 36. A surreal, sad sun at the end of this one. She was far more alive 3 years ago in another role. Name both roles ( 1 + 1 ) .
  74. 74. Surreal, sad sun is an anagram of Ursula Andress, playing the title role in the 1965 production of the Henry Ridder Haggard classic "She". The other role, is of course Honey Rider in Dr. No.
  75. 75. 37. How did he immortalize her? ( 1 )
  76. 76. Answer • Kim Phúc, center left, running down a road near Trang Bang after a South Vietnamese Air Force napalm attack. Phot by Nick Ut .
  77. 77. 38. Zimbly connect. (3)
  78. 78. Answer Films of Sergei Eisenstein • Battleship Potemkin (1925) (The battleship was named after Grigory Potemkin) • Alexander Nevsky(1938) • Ivan the Terrible (1944, 1958)
  79. 79. 39. Another view of something popular gives you the answer. Or a good look at what is here. ( 2 )
  80. 80. • Its logo and slogan "We turn the Emmys upside down" refer to the physical resemblance of "Ewwy" to "Emmy"; in addition, the statuette portrays an ewe.
  81. 81. 40. Identify. (1)
  82. 82. Answer • Anish Kapoor
  83. 83. 41. Go Ogle  ( 2 )
  84. 84. AnswerShe is taking a look at Etant donnes, Marcel Duchamp's last major art. It is a tableau, visible only through a pair of peep holes (one for each eye) in a wooden door .
  85. 85. 42. Something fishy will do ( 3 ) .
  86. 86. • This is the Marlinspike, which gave its name to both Marlinspike Hall and the common name for the fish Istiophoridae -Marlin.
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