SOLSTICE 2011 - ANSWERS PART 1Presentation Transcript
50 Questions75 points all togetherThere is a theme scattered in these set.5 points for the themeTotal of 75 points to be scored .
1.Who is the designer ?
The Jeff Koons-designed car, driven by Andy Priaulx, Dirk Müller
2.Which US neighborhood connects ?
Tribeca Film Festival was founded in 2002 by Jane Rosenthal, Robert De Niro and Craig Hatkoff
3 . Give me a phrase .
The catchphrase that was reused by Jack Nicholson in The Shining
4.What ‘s his medical connection ?
Tommy John surgery, known in medical practice as ulnar collateral ligament (UCL) reconstruction
5.Construction of what ?
Atomium , Belgium
6.What material connects ?
Tiberium, found in the banks of River Tiber and Tiberium effected person
7.Man of Ice , Who ?
Carl Vinson after whom Vinson Massif, Antarctica's highest mountain is named .
8.Identify the most famous thing named after this fellow other than this ship
Edward Henry "Butch" O'Hare
9.Monument dedicated to his famous work ?Who/What work ?(2 points)
Thomas Gray. The Monument is dedicated to "Elegy".
10.What has been restored ?
de Havilland Mosquito being restored at the de Havilland Aircraft Heritage Centre near St Albans.
11.ID the laughing guy .
Alan Shugart who invented computer disk
.”What” was inspired by his father ? This dude is the one of the only 2 guys to achieve a unqiuefeat.What ? (2 pts)
(PIC IN NEXT SLIDE )
Auguste Piccard , served as an inspiration for Professor Calculus in Tintin .
His son Jacques Piccard is one of only two people, along with Lt. Don Walsh of the United States Navy, to have explored the deepest part of the world's ocean, and the deepest location on the surface of the Earth's crust, the Challenger Deep
13.What made this hotel famous in early 1980s ?
The Overlook Hotel of The Shining fame (yaa again)
14.Which city connects?(2 pts)
Sweet Home Alabama
15.Famous occupants ?
16. What is its famous terrestrial namesake ?
Ontario Lacus, the lake in Titan named after Lake Ontario
17.Which film comes to your mind ?
I Am a Fugitive from a Chain Gang
18.Give me a bright thingy .
Beta Centauri / Hadar
The name Hadar comes from the Arabic word for "ground"
In Chinese, (MǎFù), meaning Horse's Abdomen, refers to an asterism consisting of β Centauri and the stars in Centaurus which were unrecognized yet.
19.Creation by (A) was popularized by (B) . What ? ( 3 points )
NatasKaupas who discovored'Natas spin'.
And popularized by Tony Hawk
20.A served as an inspiration for X created by B. Solve A , B and X .(3 points)
Doctor Gideon Fell (X) created by John Dickson Carr . is supposedly based upon G. K. Chesterton, (author of the Father Brown stories), whose physical appearance and personality were apparently similar to those of Doctor Fell.
21.Who made this rocks famous in late 1970s ?
Used as the location of many of the events in the science-fiction novel The Fountains of Paradise by Arthur C. Clarke
22.What caused this mishap ?
Eruption of Mt St Helens
23.Mocking what ?
Richard Thompson's Richard's Poor Almanac Mocking George Bush/Bushisms.
Connect - Chuck Hoberman
Chrysler Headquarters in Auburn Hills, Michigan . He won Chrysler Design Award for Innovation and Design in 1997
Hoberman Arch, Salt Lake 2002 Olympic Cauldron Park
25.Blues ? yup then who ?
famous for 'International Klein Blue' (IKB)
26.It is the most famous invention by the dude & his bro .What ? (2 pts)
Rotoscoping, invented by Max and David Fleishcer.
27. 3M .Who are they ?
McKim, Mead and White( William Rutherford Mead, Charles FolenMcKim& Stanford White).
28.Id the horseman .
Rudolph Valentino with the Arabian Stallion Jadaan. Publicity photo for Son of the Sheik, 1926
29.Gimme a 1960s musical piece .
30.Which iconic structure connects ?
Spaceship Earth,a part of Walt Disney World Resort. Built with the help of a science fiction by Ray Bradbury. "Spaceship Earth" was coined by Buckminster Fuller.
A trivial example of the specific form of the Eliza effect, given by Douglas Hofstadter, involves an automated teller machine which displays the words "THANK YOU" at the end of a transaction.
The effect is named for the 1966 chatterbot ELIZA, developed by MIT computer scientist Joseph Weizenbaum.
32.Lots of firsts happened here .
Le Bateau-Lavoir : It was in this milieu that Picasso first discussed Cubism
33.Became infamous as X derived from this guy’s phrase .Who ?
Julian Assange: began hacking under the name "Mendax" (derived from a phrase of Horace: "splendidemendax", or "nobly untruthful")
34.Restrictor . What ?
Green Dam Youth Escort.
Douglas A-3 Skywarrior nicknamed Whales.
Hartford Whalers, a former NHL franchise nicknamed "the whale"
38.What’s chaps looking into?
39.Add all of them in equal mixture. What you get ?
Haudenosaunee flag created in the 1980s. It is based on the "Hiawatha WampumBelt... created from purple and white wampum beads centuries ago to symbolize the union forged when the former enemies buried their weapons under the Great Tree of Peace."It represents the original five nations that were united by the Peacemaker and Hiawatha. The tree symbol in the center represents an Eastern White Pine, the needles of which are clustered in groups of five.
Characters in Hellboy series . (Abe Sapien(Abe Lincoln),Rasputin, Project Rag Narok)
41.Which Indian connects ?
RituparnoGhosh films .
The company X is named after this person A , And Y has created the project B while working at this company.And the project itself took its name from the child of the dude in C .
Solve for X , Y , A , B and C
( 0.5 * 5 + 0.5 for getting all right )
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Cervantes de Leon
The inspiration for a pirate as the game's antagonist was derived from two other fictional pirates, Captain Hook and Long John Silver.
44.Which famous American connects ?
J. Willard Marriott who formed Roy Rogers Restaurants chain and Roy Rogers Martini and hence the connect Roy Rogers
45.X is named after Y . ID X or Y .
X=Mission San Francisco Solano Circa, 1910; Y=Francis Solano
46.What was this mansion converted into in late 17th century ?
The British Museum, first opened in the Montague House, Bloomsbury.
47.What’s the connect ? (2 points)
Neal Stephenson makes use of historical figures as characters in The Baroque Cycle, such as (counterclockwise from upper left) Isaac Newton, Gottfried Leibniz, Sophia of Hanover and William of Orange
48.What are the famous missing names ?
Johannes Nicholas Bronsted and Martin Lowry are the missing ones .
SvanteArrhenius and Gilbert N. Lewis are the guys pictured.
49.This prompted some one to do something. Who and what ?
The Fort McHenry bombardment inspired Sir Francis Scott Key to write "The Star Sprangled Banner".
50.Both God and Evil .
51.THE THEME LINKERS
Bomber (Havilland Mosquito is a bomber)
Beta Centauri also known as Agena
Scotts Valley (headquarters of Seagate Technology by Alan Shuggart)