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Finals<br />
Team Intros<br />
ABOUT ME<br />I am AnjanSrihari<br />Doing my penultimate year of a Bachelors degree in Chemical Engineering at Amrita, Et...
A big thank you to<br />The Coimbatore Quiz Circle<br />Shivram aka Shtud Boy from Mu Sigma, Bengaluru<br />Jimmy Wales an...
BEFORE WE BEGIN<br />
RESPECT m/<br />
ROUND 1<br />
INFY 1<br />Questions on infinite bounce..<br />10 points for correct answer<br />You can double(+20/-10) on a direct.<br ...
1.Id the gentleman on the right<br />
Jeffrey Archer. Welcome to the finals<br />
2<br />It literally would refer to their tibiae, where their "corbiculae", or pollen-baskets are located. The phrase _____...
The Bee’s Knees<br />
3.<br />The slang term “Xing" refers to taking an unfairly long time with a cigarette, drink, et cetera, that is supposed ...
X- Humphery Bogart<br />
4<br />The song “X" has an unusual history to it: it cost Rs. 10 million at a time when a film would be made for less than...
Mughal e Azam- Jab PyarKiyaTohDarnaKya<br />
5<br />____________ is a word that means someone who is super-sentimental and gushing, who cries easily and without much c...
Mary Magdalene, Maudlin<br />
6. <br />The X Effect is a chiefly British and Japanese analogy which compares the  fame of the _______, held at Y in Lond...
X- Wimbledon EffectY- All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club<br />
7.Id the singer<br />Singer<br />
ShreyaGhoshal<br />
8. <br />When literally translated, this pair of brothers’ names mean “Hard to conquer” and “Hard to rule”. The first brot...
Duryodhana and Dusshasana<br />
9.Specific connect <br />
AmitabhBachchan as narrator<br />
10<br />X is one of the titles given to Jesus in the New Testament and consequently in the Christian tradition.<br /> It r...
Lamb of God m/<br />
11<br />The Hidden Fortress is a 1958 jidai-geki film directed by Akira Kurosawa.<br />The two bedraggled peasants, Tahei ...
George Lucas has acknowledged the influence of The Hidden Fortress on Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope, particularly in th...
12 Put funda?<br />
Amul is the official sponsor of the Netherlands cricket team<br />
13<br />In the original 1960 edition of the book, according to the newspaper article on page 2, the plane that crashed bel...
ROUND 2<br />
THEMEE<br />Non exhaustive list<br />5* NO OF TEAMS GETTING IT WRONG FOR THE INDIVIDUAL QUESTIONS<br />FOR THEME, 20*NO OF...
1 Id X and the dash<br />    X was born LhamoDöndrub. He was presented with various relics, including toys, some of which ...
2. ID X<br />Outside the cue sports industry, pocket billiards is (in English) more commonly referred to as X, due to perh...
3. ID the group<br />Rick Danko (bass guitar, double bass, fiddle, trombone, vocals)<br /> Garth Hudson (keyboard instrume...
4.<br />X was a notorious slum centered on the five-cornered intersection of Anthony (now Worth St.), Cross (now Mosco), a...
5.ID the guy on the left<br />
6.Connect <br />
7. Connect and put funda<br />
8. Id the movie<br />
9. ID THE GUY<br />
10. Id the blank<br />
EXCHANGE YOUR ANSWER SHEETS<br />
1. Tensing Gyatso and Dalai Lama<br />
2. Pool <br />
3.The Band<br />
4. Five Points<br />
5 Jake LaMotta<br />
6. Howard Hughes<br />
7. <br />Assassination attempt on Ronald Reagen by John Hinckley Jr who was in love with Jodie Foster’s character in the m...
8. Infernal Affairs<br />
9.Nicholas Pillegi<br />
10. Lobotomy <br />
Theme<br />
ROUND 3 <br />ANTI CLOCKWISE INFY<br />10 points for correct answer<br />You can double(+20/-10) on a direct.<br />No nega...
ANTI CLOCKWISE INFY BOUNCE<br />10 POINTS FOR CORRECT ANSWER<br />
1.<br />X was originally called MidanIsmaileyya, after the 19th-century ruler Khedive Ismail, who commissioned the new dow...
X-Tahrir Square, Y-Egypt<br />
2.<br />X refers to a belief propagated by the 1907 research of physician Dr. Duncan MacDougall who sought to measure the ...
3.<br />This 1349-page novel alternatively offers satirical and earnest examinations of national political issues in the p...
The sequel being A Suitable Girl<br />
4.Inspirations for what?<br />
5.@ please<br />The team has been referred to by various names including Selecció @, Selecció de Barcelona and the @ XI. @...
Catalonia<br />
6. X AND Y PLEASE<br />Jon Hein explained the concept as follows: "It's a moment. A defining moment when you know that you...
X- JUMPING THE SHARK<br />
7.<br />___ Corporation is a world leading provider of risk management services, insurance and reinsurance brokerage, huma...
8.<br />X is made by GlaxoSmithKline and was launched in 1977 in India. Positioned as the 'energy fuel', the brand soon ge...
Boost <br />
9. X,Y,Z please<br />In classical music X is a term which literally translates to that which is heard.<br />Y is the India...
X- Shruti<br />Y-Swara<br />Z-Raga<br />
10<br />The next slide shows a comic book. On what is this comic book based on?<br />
11.Peanuts parody of?<br />
12<br />THE FOLLOWING ARE EXCERPTS FROM TWO BOOKS – SLOOPY FIRST AND SECOND HELPINGS BY MEGAN Mc CAFFERTY WHICH MADE NEWS ...
PLAGARIZED PARTS IN<br />
ROUND 4<br />
   Select the topic of your choice from the given 12 topics.<br />	+20 for a correct answer<br />	-10 for a wrong answer<b...
ROUND 5<br />
 MVC Rules <br />Non exhaustive list<br />13 slides<br />Points scheme: 10*no of slides remaining<br />In case of wrong an...
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Answers <br />THE KAFKA PRIZE<br />THE EDGAR ALLAN POE PRIZE<br />THE ROBERT FROST AWARD<br />THE O HENRY PRIZE<br />THE H...
AND THE CONNECT IS<br />LITERARY PRIZES/ LITERARY AWARDS<br />
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  1. 1. Finals<br />
  2. 2. Team Intros<br />
  3. 3. ABOUT ME<br />I am AnjanSrihari<br />Doing my penultimate year of a Bachelors degree in Chemical Engineering at Amrita, Ettimadai.<br />Also onto the final year of my Bachelors in English Literature.<br />Am a DOPPer m/ and love music<br />Been quizzing since my 2nd standard.<br />
  4. 4. A big thank you to<br />The Coimbatore Quiz Circle<br />Shivram aka Shtud Boy from Mu Sigma, Bengaluru<br />Jimmy Wales and Wikipedia<br />
  5. 5. BEFORE WE BEGIN<br />
  6. 6. RESPECT m/<br />
  7. 7. ROUND 1<br />
  8. 8.
  9. 9. INFY 1<br />Questions on infinite bounce..<br />10 points for correct answer<br />You can double(+20/-10) on a direct.<br />No negatives<br />
  10. 10. 1.Id the gentleman on the right<br />
  11. 11.
  12. 12. Jeffrey Archer. Welcome to the finals<br />
  13. 13.
  14. 14. 2<br />It literally would refer to their tibiae, where their "corbiculae", or pollen-baskets are located. The phrase ________, however, means "the height of excellence", and became popular in the U.S. in the 1920s. Stories in circulation about the phrase's origin include a corruption of the word "business" and the phrase "the be all and end all". Which phrase?<br />
  15. 15.
  16. 16. The Bee’s Knees<br />
  17. 17. 3.<br />The slang term “Xing" refers to taking an unfairly long time with a cigarette, drink, et cetera, that is supposed to be shared (e.g., "Don't X that…..!"). It derives from X's style of cigarette smoking, with which he left his cigarette dangling from his mouth rather than withdrawing it between puffs. ID X..( STATUTORY WARNING: CIGARETTE SMOKING IS INJURIOUS TO HEALTH)<br />
  18. 18.
  19. 19. X- Humphery Bogart<br />
  20. 20. 4<br />The song “X" has an unusual history to it: it cost Rs. 10 million at a time when a film would be made for less than a millionIt was written and re-written 105 times by the lyricist, before the music director would approve of it.As there was no way to provide the reverberation of sound, the music director had LataMangeshkar sing the song in a studio bathroom.<br />
  21. 21.
  22. 22. Mughal e Azam- Jab PyarKiyaTohDarnaKya<br />
  23. 23. 5<br />____________ is a word that means someone who is super-sentimental and gushing, who cries easily and without much cause. The word _____________ is also applied to those who have been made silly and foolish by too much drinking.<br />The word has an odd history. X who washed the feet of Christ, has often been pictured with her eyes red from weeping. In time the name X was contracted in to the adjective ____________.<br />
  24. 24.
  25. 25. Mary Magdalene, Maudlin<br />
  26. 26. 6. <br />The X Effect is a chiefly British and Japanese analogy which compares the fame of the _______, held at Y in London, with the economic success of the United Kingdom's financial services industries — especially those clustered in the City of London. The point of the analogy is that a national and international institution (the Y) can be highly successful despite the lack of strong native competition (in modern ____ Britain has produced very few champions).<br />
  27. 27.
  28. 28. X- Wimbledon EffectY- All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club<br />
  29. 29. 7.Id the singer<br />Singer<br />
  30. 30.
  31. 31. ShreyaGhoshal<br />
  32. 32. 8. <br />When literally translated, this pair of brothers’ names mean “Hard to conquer” and “Hard to rule”. The first brother’s body is said to be made out of thunder, and he is extremely powerful. How do we better know them?<br />
  33. 33.
  34. 34. Duryodhana and Dusshasana<br />
  35. 35. 9.Specific connect <br />
  36. 36.
  37. 37. AmitabhBachchan as narrator<br />
  38. 38. 10<br />X is one of the titles given to Jesus in the New Testament and consequently in the Christian tradition.<br /> It refers to Jesus' role as a sacrifice atoning for the sins of man in Christian theology, harkening back to ancient Hebrew sacrifices in which a …. was slain during the Passover. In the original Passover in Egypt, the blood was smeared on the door posts and lintel of each household (Exodus 12:1-28).<br />However we are more familiar with X in a different way?<br />
  39. 39.
  40. 40. Lamb of God m/<br />
  41. 41. 11<br />The Hidden Fortress is a 1958 jidai-geki film directed by Akira Kurosawa.<br />The two bedraggled peasants, Tahei and Matashichi  in the movie inspired X to tell the story from the points of view of the film's lowliest characters, Y and Z in a movie of his own.<br />In fact some believe that the characters in The Hidden Fortress were the inspiration for Y and Z.<br />
  42. 42.
  43. 43. George Lucas has acknowledged the influence of The Hidden Fortress on Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope, particularly in the technique of telling the story from the points of view of the film's lowliest characters, C-3PO and R2-D2.<br />
  44. 44. 12 Put funda?<br />
  45. 45.
  46. 46. Amul is the official sponsor of the Netherlands cricket team<br />
  47. 47. 13<br />In the original 1960 edition of the book, according to the newspaper article on page 2, the plane that crashed belonged to Indian Airways. A representative of the company came forward following publication of the book, and complained to the publishers about the negative publicity - "It's scandalous ! None of our planes have ever crashed. You have done us a considerable wrong." They agreed to change it to a fictitious 'Sari Airways', although the plane on page 58 features the words 'Indian Airways' in all editions.<br />Name the book.<br />
  48. 48.
  49. 49.
  50. 50. ROUND 2<br />
  51. 51.
  52. 52. THEMEE<br />Non exhaustive list<br />5* NO OF TEAMS GETTING IT WRONG FOR THE INDIVIDUAL QUESTIONS<br />FOR THEME, 20*NO OF TEAMS NOT ANSWERING<br />A NEGATIVE OF -5*NO OF SLIDES REMAINING FOR WRONG THEME GUESS<br />2 THEME GUESSES PER TEAM<br />
  53. 53. 1 Id X and the dash<br /> X was born LhamoDöndrub. He was presented with various relics, including toys, some of which had belonged to the 13th ________and some of which had not. It was reported that he had correctly identified all the items owned by the previous ________, exclaiming, "That's mine! That's mine!“ He was recognised formally as the reincarnated ______ and renamed JetsunJamphelNgawangLobsangYeshe X (Holy Lord, Gentle Glory, Compassionate, Defender of the Faith, Ocean of Wisdom) although he was not formally enthroned as the temporal ruler of Tibet until the age of 15.<br />
  54. 54. 2. ID X<br />Outside the cue sports industry, pocket billiards is (in English) more commonly referred to as X, due to perhaps an association with the rooms where gamblers pooled their money to bet off-track on horse races. Because these venues often provided billiard tables, the term X eventually became synonymous with billiards. Though the original “X" game was played on a pocketless carom billiards table, the term later stuck to pocket billiards as it gained in popularity.<br />
  55. 55. 3. ID the group<br />Rick Danko (bass guitar, double bass, fiddle, trombone, vocals)<br /> Garth Hudson (keyboard instruments, saxophones, trumpet)<br /> Richard Manuel (piano, drums, baritone saxophone, vocals)<br /> Robbie Robertson (guitar)<br />Levon Helm (drums, mandolin, guitar, vocals).<br />
  56. 56. 4.<br />X was a notorious slum centered on the five-cornered intersection of Anthony (now Worth St.), Cross (now Mosco), and Orange (now Baxter) on Manhattan island,New York. The name X derived from the five corners at this intersection, though over time, the intersection sometimes had four or six corners. X is alleged to have sustained the highest murder rate of any slum in the world. According to New York legend, The Old Brewery, an overcrowded tenement housing 1,000 poor, is said to have had a murder a night for 15 years until its demolition in 1852. <br />
  57. 57. 5.ID the guy on the left<br />
  58. 58. 6.Connect <br />
  59. 59. 7. Connect and put funda<br />
  60. 60. 8. Id the movie<br />
  61. 61. 9. ID THE GUY<br />
  62. 62. 10. Id the blank<br />
  63. 63. EXCHANGE YOUR ANSWER SHEETS<br />
  64. 64. 1. Tensing Gyatso and Dalai Lama<br />
  65. 65. 2. Pool <br />
  66. 66. 3.The Band<br />
  67. 67. 4. Five Points<br />
  68. 68. 5 Jake LaMotta<br />
  69. 69. 6. Howard Hughes<br />
  70. 70. 7. <br />Assassination attempt on Ronald Reagen by John Hinckley Jr who was in love with Jodie Foster’s character in the movie======<br />
  71. 71. 8. Infernal Affairs<br />
  72. 72. 9.Nicholas Pillegi<br />
  73. 73. 10. Lobotomy <br />
  74. 74. Theme<br />
  75. 75. ROUND 3 <br />ANTI CLOCKWISE INFY<br />10 points for correct answer<br />You can double(+20/-10) on a direct.<br />No negatives<br />
  76. 76. ANTI CLOCKWISE INFY BOUNCE<br />10 POINTS FOR CORRECT ANSWER<br />
  77. 77. 1.<br />X was originally called MidanIsmaileyya, after the 19th-century ruler Khedive Ismail, who commissioned the new downtown district's 'Paris on the Nile' design. After the Revolution of 1919 it became widely known as X , but it was not officially renamed until the …… Revolution of 1952, which changed Y from a constitutional monarchy into a republic. X means liberation in the native tongue. X please..<br />
  78. 78.
  79. 79. X-Tahrir Square, Y-Egypt<br />
  80. 80. 2.<br />X refers to a belief propagated by the 1907 research of physician Dr. Duncan MacDougall who sought to measure the mass purportedly lost by a human body when the soul departed the body upon death. His results have never been reproduced, and are generally regarded either as meaningless or considered to have had little if any scientific merit.<br />X is also a 2003 American film directed by Alejandro GonzálezIñárritu. <br />
  81. 81.
  82. 82.
  83. 83. 3.<br />This 1349-page novel alternatively offers satirical and earnest examinations of national political issues in the period leading up to the first post-Independence national election of 1952. This epic novel covers the various issues faced by post-independence India, including Hindu-Muslim strife, abolition of the Zamindari system, land reforms and empowerment of Muslim women. The author has stated that the sequel will be set in the present, rather than in 1952, and will therefore be what he/she calls a "jump sequel“. Give me the author, the original novel and the sequel<br />
  84. 84.
  85. 85. The sequel being A Suitable Girl<br />
  86. 86. 4.Inspirations for what?<br />
  87. 87.
  88. 88.
  89. 89.
  90. 90. 5.@ please<br />The team has been referred to by various names including Selecció @, Selecció de Barcelona and the @ XI. @ is not affiliated to either FIFA or UEFA and is therefore not allowed to participate in either the FIFA World Cup or the European Championship. However since 1904 the team has played nearly 200 games against various national, regional and club teams. On 2 November 2009, it was announced that Dutch legend and former Barcelona manager Johan Cruyff will be the new coach of @.<br />
  91. 91.
  92. 92. Catalonia<br />
  93. 93. 6. X AND Y PLEASE<br />Jon Hein explained the concept as follows: "It's a moment. A defining moment when you know that your favorite television program has reached its peak. That instant that you know from now on...it's all downhill. Some call it the climax. We call it ‘X' From that moment on, the program will simply never be the same." An analogous term in film franchises, Y , is an allusion to a scene early in the 2008 film _______. Some moviegoers found the absurdity of this event disappointing and reflective of the decreased quality of the series, thus the term.<br />
  94. 94.
  95. 95. X- JUMPING THE SHARK<br />
  96. 96. 7.<br />___ Corporation is a world leading provider of risk management services, insurance and reinsurance brokerage, human capital and management consulting, and specialty insurance underwriting. It is based in the ___ Center in the Chicago Loop area of Chicago, Illinois, United States.<br />In 1987, that company was introduced to Wall Street as ___, a Gaelic word meaning “Oneness.”<br /> Which company is this?<br />
  97. 97.
  98. 98.
  99. 99. 8.<br />X is made by GlaxoSmithKline and was launched in 1977 in India. Positioned as the 'energy fuel', the brand soon generated great consumer pull and was subsequently launched at a national level. Kapil Dev, who was the country's most charismatic cricketer in the 1980s, flagged the initial brand promotions with Nikhil Chopra. Identify X<br />
  100. 100.
  101. 101. Boost <br />
  102. 102. 9. X,Y,Z please<br />In classical music X is a term which literally translates to that which is heard.<br />Y is the Indian equivalent to solfege, a technique for the teaching of sight-singing. <br />Z literally "colour, hue" but also "beauty, melody"; is one of the melodic modes used in Indian classical music.<br />Along with Gamakaand Tālathey are the core concepts on which Indian classical music is based upon…<br />
  103. 103.
  104. 104. X- Shruti<br />Y-Swara<br />Z-Raga<br />
  105. 105. 10<br />The next slide shows a comic book. On what is this comic book based on?<br />
  106. 106.
  107. 107.
  108. 108.
  109. 109.
  110. 110. 11.Peanuts parody of?<br />
  111. 111.
  112. 112.
  113. 113. 12<br />THE FOLLOWING ARE EXCERPTS FROM TWO BOOKS – SLOOPY FIRST AND SECOND HELPINGS BY MEGAN Mc CAFFERTY WHICH MADE NEWS IN 2006. HOW ?<br />Page 7: "Bridget is my age and lives across the street. For the first twelve years of my life, these qualifications were all I needed in a best friend. But that was before Bridget's braces came off and her boyfriend Burke got on, before Hope and I met in our seventh grade Honors classes."<br />Page 23: "Though I used to see him sometimes at Hope's house, Marcus and I had never, ever acknowledged each other's existence before. So I froze, not knowing whether I should (a) laugh (b) say something (c) ignore him and keep on walking."<br />Page 68: "Tanning was the closest that Sara came to having a hobby, other than gossiping, that is. Even the webbing between her fingers was the color of coffee without cream. Even for someone with her Italian heritage and dark coloring, it was unnatural and alien like.“<br />second novel, page 67: “...but in a truly sadomasochistic dieting gesture, they chose to buy their Diet Cokes at Cinnabon.”<br />second novel, page 68: “‘Omigod!’ shrieked Sara, taking a pink tube top emblazoned with a glittery Playboy bunny out of her shopping bag.”<br />second novel, page 88: “By the way, Marcus wore a T-shirt that said THURSDAY yesterday, and FRIDAY today.”<br />
  114. 114.
  115. 115. PLAGARIZED PARTS IN<br />
  116. 116. ROUND 4<br />
  117. 117.
  118. 118. Select the topic of your choice from the given 12 topics.<br /> +20 for a correct answer<br /> -10 for a wrong answer<br />
  119. 119.
  120. 120. ROUND 5<br />
  121. 121.
  122. 122. MVC Rules <br />Non exhaustive list<br />13 slides<br />Points scheme: 10*no of slides remaining<br />In case of wrong answer, -5*(no of slides remaining when wrong answer is given) will be levied<br />Two chances per team<br />
  123. 123. 1<br />
  124. 124. 2<br />
  125. 125. 3<br />
  126. 126. 4 <br />
  127. 127. 5 <br />
  128. 128. 6 <br />
  129. 129. 7 <br />
  130. 130. 8 <br />
  131. 131. 9<br />
  132. 132. 10<br />
  133. 133. 11<br />
  134. 134. 12<br />
  135. 135. 13<br />
  136. 136. Answers <br />THE KAFKA PRIZE<br />THE EDGAR ALLAN POE PRIZE<br />THE ROBERT FROST AWARD<br />THE O HENRY PRIZE<br />THE HUGO AWARD<br />THE NEW CRITERION PRIZE<br />THE NEBULA AWARD<br />THE PULITZER<br />THE BOOKER<br />THE NOBEL PRIZE FOR LITERATURE<br />THE JNANPITHAWARD<br />THE ORANGE PRIZE<br />THE SAHITYA AKADEMI AWARD<br />
  137. 137. AND THE CONNECT IS<br />LITERARY PRIZES/ LITERARY AWARDS<br />
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