The fiilm Adi Shankaracharya featured a compliation of his works. It was directed by directed by G. V. Iyer .The movie received the National Awards for Best Film, Best Screenplay, Best Cinematography and Audiography and has been considered as a master piece. Whats is so unique about the movie?
Ans: It was the first movie to be made compeltely in Sanskrit
X's are painted in bold florescent colours with abstract paintings. The colourful design with a pair of blue-coloured legs in the middle denotes speed. Y designed the colour scheme based on her paintings. The first X was flagged off by Y on September 19,2009 from New Delhi. X and Y please.
Ans :X Duranto Express Y-Mamta Banerjee
X wrote this book first in English and later in Russian which is in contrast with his other works. It was initially named A Kingdom by the Sea before it was changed to Y. The book is internationally famous for its narrative style and infamous for its controversial subject.The protagnist's obsession results from the death of a childhood sweetheart Annabel Leigh.Annabel Leigh is a triubute to the poem Z by @.
Ans: X-Vladimir Nakabov Y-Lolita Z-Annabel Lee @-Edgar Allan Poe
“ It was a horrible duty to perform. But I think it was a merciful thing. I thought I should shoot well and shoot straight so that I or anybody else would not have had to shoot again. I think it quite possible that I could have dispersed the crowd without firing but they would have come back again and laughed, and I would have made, what I consider, a fool of myself.” . Who said this and when?
Ans: General Regiland Dyer . Jallianwalah Bagh Massacre
The Ndrangheta is a criminal organization in Italy. The Ndrangheta managed to become the most powerful crime syndicate of Italy in the late 1990s and early 2000's. Their business volume is estimated at almost 44 billion euro in 2007, approximately 2.9% of Italy's GDP. They provoked outraged reactions from environmentalists a few years ago when a former member accused it of doing something in the nineties. What?
Ans :They have been accused of sinking at least 30 ships loaded with toxic waste, much of it radioactive. This was allegedly done at the behest of Italy's state energy agency ENEA.
The character has red hair, which she dyes black. She is described as a pale, anorexic young woman who had hair as short as a fuse, and a pierced nose and eyebrows. She had a wasp tattoo about an inch long on her neck, a tattooed loop around the biceps of her left arm and another around her left ankle. When she wore a tank top, a X tattoo can be seen on her left shoulder blade.
Ans: Lisbeth Salander from the Millenium Trilogy. She has a dragon tatoo.
Vēl Pāri ruled a small portion of Tamil Nadu. He is considered to be amond the seven great vallals(Tamil Patrons). Vēl Pāri was killed by treachery .Upon his death, Poet Kapilar became thje guardian of his two daughters . He approached different kings to find suitable grooms and failed. Later Auvaiyar successfully married them to king Malaiyamān. Name the daughters :D
Ans: Angavai Sangavai
Koyilandy is a city in Kozhikode district. The village is famous for X's which are prepared by the Moosari, a coppersmith community. The craft began when a group of Yemeni merchants resided at Koyilandy about 500 years ago. They commissioned the local craftsmen to make X's. They are ornately designed with attractive oriental motifs and have coconut shell as the water holder. What are we talking about?
Ans : Hookahs. Also called Malabar Hookahs
On January 24, 2011 Constable Michael Sanguinetti said: "women should avoid dressing like X's in order not to be victimized." Sonya Barnett and Heather Jarvis were outraged and started the XY movement as a response. On April 3, 2011, over 3,000 gathered at Queens Park in Toronto for the first every XY. The day began with speeches before marching to the Toronto Police Headquarters. The idea has spread to major cities worldwide.What movement am I talking about?
Rockefeller was told by his friends to meet X. X told him that his money should be spent on public welfare. Rockefeller was annoyed that X could tell him what to do. But a week later he returned and told X that he had set up a public institution at the expense of millions of dollars.He said. "You must be satisfied now, and you can thank me for it." X said "It is for you to thank me." This was Rockefeller's first large donation to the public welfare. Who inspired him to do so?
Ans: Swami Vivekananda
The band's debut album was initially to be titled Metal Up Your Ass. The orginal artwrok featured a toilet bowl with a hand clutching a dagger emerging from it.The back cover had the quote “ Bang Thy Head That Doesn't Bang". The record labels refused to accept the title because they deemed it vulgar. Frustrated ,the band renamed the album as X. X please .
Ans: Metallica m/. Cya at Bangalore :D
"He will carry the burden of all people's sins on his shoulders and will roam alone like a ghost till the end of Kaliyug. He will be in total isolation from mankind and society. His body will suffer from a host of incurable diseases forming sores and ulcers that would never heal ". This was the only time Krishna cursed someone in the Mahabharatha . Whom?
X is a digital currency created by Satoshi Nakamoto. Digitally signed transactions are broadcast to all nodes in a p2p network. People have a X wallet stored on their computer or hosted on a website. X has no centralized issuing authority. There is a controlled expansion of the monetary base hardcoded in the Bitcoin software. As of may 2011 the exhange rate was 30 USD for 1 X.
X joined the Congress in 1919 and held the chairmanship of a Municipality. He promoted the use of Khadi, picketing toddy shops, boycotting shops selling foreign cloth, and eradicating untouchability. X courted imprisonment for picketing toddy shops. He was again arrested during the Non-Cooperation movement.Later he became disillusioned with the Congress and started his own party. On achieveing independence , X declared "15 August 1947 is a day of mourning and sorrow" . Who?
Ans: Periyar E. V. Ramasamy
The group was named The Polka Tulk Blues Band and later as earth. A movie theatre across the street was showing the Boris Karloff horror film X. The members noted that it was "strange that people spend so much money to see scary movies” .Following that they wrote a song called X. The song's ominous sound and dark lyrics pushed the band in a darker direction. Inspired by the new sound, the band changed their name to X and decided to focus on creating the musical equivalent of horror films.
Ans: Black Sabbath
X initially had a lot of trouble getting publishers for his debut novel.He had sent the manuscript to his friend in london. According to one source,X had asked him to throw it in Thames but not to send the manuscript back. The friend after many failed attempts, showed it to Graham Greene who finally managed to get a publisher. Id X.
Ans: R K Narayan
Concept art for?
Ans: Master Yoda
“ I had a mind to make a body of connected legend, ranging from the large and cosmogonic to the level of romantic fairy-story--the larger founded on the lesser, the lesser drawing splendour from the vast backcloths--which I could dedicate to my country. I would draw some of the great tales in fullness, and leave many only placed in the scheme, and sketched. The cycles should be linked to a majestic whole, and yet leave scope for other minds and hands, wielding paint and music and drama. Absurd.” Whose quote?
Ans: JRR Tolkien
_______ ____ nānrtam
satyena panthā vitato devayānaḥ |
yenā kramantyrsayo hyāptakāmā
yatra tat satyasya paramam nidhānam ||
This is a verse from the Mundakopanishad.Give me the first two words .
Ans: Satyameva Jayate
The USAF Intelligence Targeting Guide defines the term " unintentional damage or incidental damage affecting facilities, equipment, or personnel, occurring as a result of military actions directed against targeted enemy forces or facilities. Such damage can occur to friendly, neutral, and even enemy forces".A Department of Defense document states" Such damage is not unlawful so long as it is not excessive in light of the overall military advantage anticipated from the attack.”. The term please.
Ans: Collateral Damage
Ad for what inspired by what.
Ans: Ad for the first Macintosh released in 1984. Inspired by 1984.
X in Islamic myth are an unbelieving class of jinn. Folklore, however, describes them as exceptionally ugly creatures, either male or female, capable of assuming human form. They eat excrement and use disease as their weapon .They are said to exist on the borderline between light and darkness. Indian and Syrian X's are described as the strongest of their class. X please .
X is the most complex malware ever .Its considered as the world’s first 'Cyber Weapon'. Kaspersky Lab concluded it could have been made only with "with national support". It does no harm to computers and networks that do not meet specific configuration requirements. Vanity Fair called it "One of the great technical blockbusters in malware history" . The question is, who allegedly sponsored the creation of X and what did X target. Bonus points for the name :)
Ans: S tuxnet. The virus which was allegedly created by the USA and Israel to target Iranian Nuclear Reactors.
Charon's obol is an allusive term for the coin placed in or on the mouth of a dead person before burial. This tradition was prevalent in Greece and a few other Eurpoean regions. In literary sources, the smallness of the denomination was taken as a reminder that death is an equalizer of rich and poor. Why did they do this?
Ans: Charon was the ferryman who ferried dead souls across the river to Hades. Charons Obol literally means payment for Charon
X Engineering aims to democratize technology by developing ultra-low-cost products for the world’s poorest citizens while still creating a profit for companies. The Tata Nano is an example.This technique is named after X in honour of his ideal of “doing more, for less, for more,” An NY Times article which said “just as the Japanese popularized kanban and kaizen, Indians could export X engineering”.
Ans: Gandhian Engineering
The X was sewn roughly one thousand years ago. It is battered and old; it's patched, frayed, and extremely dirty. In order to speak and sing, a tear along the brim opens like a mouth. It speaks in a small, quiet voice to the wearer and it can read thoughts and respond to them. What?
The company was founded in 1946 by Minoru Yoneyama as a producer of wooden floats for fishing nets. The company was later forced out of this market because of the invention of plastic floats. This led to a commitment by Yoneyama to never again be left behind by technological advancements. The company established itself in the field of sports and is a leading manufacturer of sporting equipment in at least one sport.The company please
In Hampi there is a Vittala Temple built during the Vijayanagara Empire. In the front of the temple is the famous stone chariot or ratha. The main temple hall is supported by many pillars. Each pillar in the main is supported by 7 minor pillars. Whats so special about these pillars?
Ans: Each pillar represents an instrument. The seven minor pillars play seven notes in the tone of the instrument
Long Visual Connect
Two chances per team. No negatives.
Scoring system 5*number of teams not answering
9 slides in the LVC. So plan your guesses accordingly.