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  1. 1. ASQ Marathon<br />
  2. 2. Infinite Bounce - Clockwise<br />
  3. 3. 1<br />In her first film, she portrays Sumathi (Picture on the next slide), a prostitute who reforms her ways and devotes her life to running an institution for the children of prostitutes.<br />A particular shade of blue was named after her by the well known Congress party member and philanthropist, Sri MuthuChettiyar. This color is by far one of the most famous/prominently used colors in Kancheepuram silks.<br />
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  6. 6. 2<br />What is the connection?<br /> X is an island in the River Seine, situated at the very gates of Paris. It is 7 km away from the towers of Notre Dame and 3 km from the Etoile. It has about 4,000 inhabitants and is nearly 2 km long and nearly 200 m wide at its widest point. Its name translates as "Isle of the Bowl".<br /> Sunday in the Park with ___________ is a 1984 musical with music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim and book by James Lapine. The story revolves around a fictionalised ___________ immersed in single-minded concentration while creating his masterpiece. The musical won the Pulitzer Prize for Drama in 1985<br />
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  8. 8. X – Island of La Grande Jatte<br />
  9. 9. 3<br />In the sport of Ten pin bowling, pin-7 is named as the ______________ pin because this pin usually remains standing to spoil what looked like a good strike.<br />FITB. (Clue on next slide)<br />
  10. 10. Clue:<br />Quote by Ian Botham: “Pakistan is the kind of place to send your _____________ for a month, all expenses paid”<br />
  11. 11. Mother-in-law pin<br />
  12. 12. 4<br />Simple one. ID.<br />
  13. 13. Of all the people in all the towns in all the world, THIS guy gets to fly an F-16<br />
  14. 14. 5<br />The phrase is modeled after the infamous scene in Indiana Jones. The phrase is used to describe someone who acts in a manner extreme enough to tarnish his or her reputation. The phrase enjoyed a short lived popularity and was chosen as the “Slang term of the year” in 2005 .<br />The phrase involved a celebrity who was originally supposed to voice Captain Planet before he backed out of the project. What is the good phrase?<br />
  15. 15. Tom Cruise and “Jumping the couch”<br />
  16. 16. 6<br />Something common with these 3 movies. ID another Bollywood movie which has the same connection with these movies.<br />
  17. 17. Movie titles with the antagonist’s names. The Bollywood movie being Ghajini<br />
  18. 18. 7<br />The stamp was released in 1999 to commemorate Freddie Mercury. However, a few days after the stamp was released something was noticed in the stamp which caused a controversy in the UK. What eeeteees?<br />
  19. 19. In the UK, no one who was alive should be featured on a stamp (Other than the royal famly, of course). Though Freddie Mercury was dead when the stamp was released, the drummer Roger Taylor (Seen in the background) was alive at that time.<br />
  20. 20. 8<br />X circle – Located on the western end of M.G Road, this traffic circle bridges M.G Road with Cubbon Road, St. Marks Road, Chinnaswamy stadium (To name a few)<br />Y circle – Located on JLB Road in Mysore near the Residency Hotel. This is located near to Y’s residence<br />Z underpass – The Puttenahalli underpass in JP Nagar was named after Z.<br />X, Y and Z? What unique distinction is common to them?<br />
  21. 21. X – Anil Kumble<br />Y – JavagalSrinath<br />Z – GundappaViswanath<br />Places in Karnataka named after cricketers<br />
  22. 22. 9<br />Started by the 3 men(Shown in the picture) in the year 1994, the name originally referred to the “Bitter experience of defeat in many post-colonial encounters. This name started going around after this was used as a football chant sung by fans at many grounds, including Norwich City and Sheffield Wednesday. Matthew Hoggard is considered to be a patron of the organization. <br />What organization?<br />
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  24. 24. 10<br />In Hindu mythology, X is a queen well known for her accomplishments in the arts of dancing, music and love-making. It is believed that she was used as a tool to break the tapasaya of sages and asuras.<br />X is believed to have been violated by Y, who is then cursed by Brahma saying that if Y violates another woman, his head will burst. This in the future protects the chastity of Z.<br />Id X, Y and Z<br />
  25. 25. X – Rambha<br />Y – Ravana<br />Z – Sita<br />
  26. 26. 11<br />The Hindi film Victory was an average grossing film directed by Ajit Pal Mangat. The film is said to be one of Bollywood’s most expensive movies till date. The film is noted for its wide cameos which include Allan Border, WaqarYounis, Rohit Sharma, etc<br />One of the characters ‘Andy Singh’ (Played by Gulshan Grover) is an entrepreneur who makes stars out of players. Andy Singh was inspired by a real life person. Id the person and who was his most famous client?<br />
  27. 27. Mark Mascarenhas and GOD<br />
  28. 28. 12<br />X is a documentary film-maker who hailed from a poor family. Her father was given a death sentence for a crime which he did not commit. Ever since the incident, she becomes a fierce critic of capital punishment. <br />To throw light on this and to stop this form of punishment, X and her cameraman decided to make a documentary film on this sensitive issue and visited the Central Jail. The actual person whom X was supposed to interview died accidently and so she gets introduced to Y. Her interviews and the “Sting” operation she and her cameraman conducts, aided in the release of Y.<br />Id X and Y. Why is this famous/well known?<br />
  29. 29. X – Angela Kathamuthu<br />Y – Virumandi<br />
  30. 30. 13<br />What legend was named after him. His story became popular to the re-telling of his story by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe.<br />
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  32. 32. The Faustian Legend.<br />
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  35. 35. 15<br />This served as the beginning for a series of events termed The _____ ___________ _______. Id the event. (If it helps, the guy is Eddie Mathews)<br />
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  37. 37. 16<br />Why was this house recently abandoned/vacated?<br />
  38. 38. This was the residence of Aung san suukyi<br />
  39. 39. 17<br />As promised, this one’s for you Jun <br />
  40. 40. Angler Fish<br />
  41. 41. 18<br />Dacunha associates is an advertising firm with its headquarters situated in Colaba Mumbai. Started in the late 50s, they became increasingly popular for their creativity and revolutionary advertising techniques. <br />Why is Dacunha associates very famous all over the country? (Though people directly don’t relate them with DA  )<br />
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  43. 43. 19<br />David Frith is a leading cricket writer and historian. Cricinfo describes him as "an author, historian, and founding editor of Wisden Cricket Monthly“. <br />Particularly specializing in Ashes Test Match history, Frith has written dozens of books, on both cricket in modern times and cricket of the past. In 2003 he became the first author to win the Cricket Society's Book of the Year award three times and his book “Bodyline Autopsy” won the Wisden book of the year.<br />He is very famous for making a prediction on India’s performance in the 1983 world cup. What did he say and what happened after?<br />
  44. 44. Frith famously commented that “If the Indian Cricket Team won the 1983 World Cup then he would eat his words.”<br />But after India’s upset victory over West Indies, he promptly kept up his promise by devouring his magazine article along with some red wine<br />
  45. 45. 20<br />Recipe for what drink? Who invented the drink?<br />Three measures of Gordon’s Gin<br />One measure of Vodka<br />Half a measure of Kina Lillet<br />Shake it well until it’s ice cold<br />Add a large thin slice of lemon peel<br />
  46. 46. The Vesper named after Vesper Lynd<br />
  47. 47. LVC<br />
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  56. 56. 9<br />
  57. 57. 10<br />
  58. 58. 11<br />
  59. 59. And the answer is…<br />
  60. 60. Candle<br />Michigan<br />Snicker<br />Cobb<br />Greek<br />Russian<br />Watergate<br />Garden<br />Chef<br />Waldorf<br />Ceasar<br />Types of salads<br />
  61. 61. Infinite Bounce – Anti Clockwise<br />
  62. 62. 1<br />The graphic novel is set in 3392 A.D where the world, after a third world war is divided into two continents, Nark and Aryavarta. In Aryavarta the last kingdom of humans exists inside a city called Armagarh.<br />The novel (An adaptation) retains the original characters, but differs in the plot (Primarily subplots) from the original. One example is that the antagonist is a result of a Nano-technology experiment to create a super soldier. <br />The novel was met with positive reviews in general, particularly on the artwork and creativity, but was criticized for losing the philosophy of the original. <br />*Artwork on the next slide.<br />
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  65. 65. 2<br />Connect them with a name/phrase<br />
  66. 66. Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse<br />
  67. 67. 3<br />The flag was the first version which was created in Stuttgart in the year 1907. After many iterations, the flag was changed into its current design. Id the flag.<br />
  68. 68. The first version of The Indian National Flag<br />
  69. 69. 4<br />Roger Ebert says “In that showdown, and at several other times, he indulges his favourite shot, a shot of a man glowering up at the camera from beneath lowered brows. What does it mean? That X thinks it's an interesting angle from which to shoot the face.” Usually this means that the character in question has “LOST” it.<br />What is Ebert talking about? (Specific answer)<br />
  70. 70. Kubrick Stare<br />
  71. 71. 5<br />Gary Gilmore was an American criminal, and murderer, who gained international notoriety for demanding that his death sentence be fulfilled following two murders he committed in Utah. <br />Gilmore’s last words were _______ ________ __________. This was said just before he was shot by the firing squad in 1977.<br />How/where do we know about this?<br />
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  73. 73. 6<br />Weave a story with the first picture and give the funda behind the second picture.<br />
  74. 74. Tintin and Alph-art was the 24th and final book in the Tintin series. Hergé worked on the book until his death in 1983, and it was published posthumously (despite its unfinished status) in 1986. It was released again in late 2010 with the original sketch pad as well as newly found notes and scripts recently discovered in a French Bank archive.<br />The second picture was the last panel in the book, making this the final appearance of Tintin<br />
  75. 75. 7<br />TirumakudaluChowdiah was a famous violinist who hailed from Mysore. He designed the seven-stringed violin to ensure that the accompanist could match the vocalist (the need for this was felt especially in the early and mid-20th century when no amplification devices were available).The Karnataka goverment constructed a musical auditorium and named it in his honour. What is special about the Chowdial Memorial Hall?<br />
  76. 76. The Chowdiah Hall is built in the exact shape of a violin<br />
  77. 77. 8<br />The origin of this term comes from the practice that Englishmen used to have one “Session” inside the living room which is usually furnished with short, comfortable arm-chairs around the fireplace while the other “Session” used to take place in the lawns of the palaces/mansions which contain long, tall picnic tables or large, round centre-tables with arm-chairs.<br />The phrase is now synonymously used to refer to a gathering/get-together at a particular point in the time of the day. Kya? <br />
  78. 78. The origin of the terms “Low Tea” and “High Tea”.<br />Tea in the afternoon were served on short tables while tea in the evenings were served on tall picnic tables. Hence the name <br />
  79. 79. 9<br />Alinghi (Union of Switzerland) won the America’s cup in the year 2007. This was a prestigious moment for Alinghi since America’s cup is the most coveted trophy for the sport of Regatta.<br />The tradition with the America’s cup is that the country which won the trophy gets to host the event the following year. In 2008, a few months before the start of the event, Alinghi announced that it is offering any other country in the EU to make a bid to host the event. Eventually the bid was won by Spain and the 2008 event was held in Valencia.<br />Why didn’t Alinghi not host the America’s cup in the first place?<br />
  80. 80. Regatta is a series of boat races which consists of rowing, sailing, etc.<br />Switzerland is a landlocked country <br />
  81. 81. 11<br />The PalaisGarnier is a theatre house built by Charles Garnier in 1875. The architecture is praised for its beauty and complexity. <br />The construction was plagued by numerous setbacks, ranging from swampy ground (Due to which the foundation couldn’t be laid) to a fire which destroyed a part of the building. There was even a myth floating around which said that the place was haunted.<br />One such incident which also lead to the discovery of an underground lake, cellars was made famous somewhere else. Why do we remember the PalaisGarnier? <br />
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  83. 83. 12<br />This article by the Daily Planet explores the scenario of what earth will face without Wonder Woman. This was released after she was defeated by one of her nemesis and she goes missing for quite sometime before she comes back and defeats her nemesis.<br />Three days after this article was released, a weird co-incidental event happened in the real world. What?<br />
  84. 84.
  85. 85. Princess Diana died<br />
  86. 86. 13<br />We know that Google released a doodle commemorating the 50th anniversary of Lego Bricks. But there was also an inside reason to why Google had paid homage to Lego. What?<br />
  87. 87. Since they didn’t have enough money for a cabinet, they used Lego Bricks<br />
  88. 88. 14<br />In April 2011, this piece of paper was sold for $200,000 dollars at an auction. What is so special about it?<br />
  89. 89. John Lennon’s hand written lyric sheet for Lucy in the sky<br />
  90. 90. 15<br />In the mid 1990s, the Lion Nathan brewery in Australia produced and started selling this beer. A legal action was sought against Lion Nathan and the product was ordered to be pulled from store shelves and destroyed, due to copyright infringement (Though they didn’t refer to any character nor did they use the same design)<br />But Rodrigo Contreras has set up a distillery for this beer in Mexico and has registered the trademark in Mexico. The beer is currently available in a few bars, but Rodrigo is planning to export it to the United States.<br />Though most of the “Original” cans have been destroyed, a few cans remain in collector’s hands and they are sold on e-bay for as high as $500 per can.<br />Which beer is being referred to here? Why is it so popular?<br />
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  92. 92. 16<br />Umberto Billo is a US immigrant from Italy. Billo, who works at The Venetian in Las Vegas. Billo came into the limelight for ousting some of the big names like Jack Nicholson, “Magic” Johnson, etc. (Not naming the most famous one)<br />Billo quotes “They crossed oceans to see me” in his interview to the magazine. His ex-boss says that Billo was always too tired and that he would often take a day-off just to get his energy back. What is Umberto’s claim to fame?<br />
  93. 93. Umberto Billo is the hotel porter who has slept with the most number of women, according to Maxim. His count is at 8000 while Mr. Charlie Sheen stands second at 5000<br />
  94. 94. 17<br />Minimalist poster for?<br />
  95. 95.
  96. 96. 18<br />Lisa has a degree in Literature and Language <br />Louise is a Microbiologist<br />How do we know them better?<br />
  97. 97. Shining Twins<br />
  98. 98. 19<br />A X who calls________ with an e,should be hand cuffed and thrown head first in the Dee.<br />In the USA and Ireland,it’s has an ‘e’but in Xit’s real ‘_________’.<br />So if you see _________and it has an ‘e’,only take it,if you get it for free!<br />For the name is not the sameand it never will be,a dram is only a real dram,from a ‘_____________’.<br />
  99. 99. The difference between Whiskey and Whisky<br />
  100. 100. 20<br />This phrase refers to a child of questionable parentage and can be used encouragingly and to compliment as well.<br />The phrase comes from the fact that when prostitutes enter the navy yard to “Service” the sailors, they are usually taken near the _________ area which is usually uninhabited. Another version says that the phrase comes from the practice that some women were permitted to accompany their husbands to sea and deliver her child on a sanctioned portion of the ____________ area.<br />Phrase?<br />
  101. 101. Son of a Gun<br />
  102. 102. Theme<br />
  103. 103. 1<br />X’s biological name is _______ Nucifera and it is a member of the family Arecaceae. X can refer to the entire palm, the seed or the fruit. Found much across of the tropics, X is known for its great versatility as seen in the many domestic, commercial, and industrial uses of its different parts. <br />There was a paper published in 1984 which talks about the number of deaths caused by falling Xs which won the Ignobel Award for 2001. It is believed that X were first brought to India by Vasco da Gama who named it X since they reminded the crew of a witch.<br />
  104. 104. 2<br />Id this character from the American band Gorillaz<br />
  105. 105. 3<br />The company X was setup in the year 2001. The brand was positioned in the premium markets with various product categories as chimneys, hobs, cook tops and microwave ovens. The brand has its headquarters In Bangalore and has seen success across India.<br />What brand? <br />
  106. 106. 4<br />His nickname is derived from the Portuguese translation of Dopey, a dwarf from the Snow White tale, and was given to him by his uncle due to his short height during his childhood. It was believed that he would be a short adult and the nickname remained in use even after he grew up and became taller.He is of Italian and German descent<br />
  107. 107. 5<br />X is a humanist sans-serif typeface family under the Microsoft Clear Type Font Collection. It was designed by Lucas de Groot for Microsoft to take advantage of Microsoft's ClearType rendering technology.<br />The font features subtly rounded stems and corners that are visible at larger sizes. The typeface includes characters from Latin, Greek, and Cyrillic scripts. OpenType features include small caps, subscripts and superscripts, and extra ligatures. As with other Sans Serif ClearType Collection fonts, it includes unique italic type features, which are common in modern typefaces.<br />The typeface is available for all platforms and it won the best font award in 2009<br />
  108. 108. 6<br />X is an English singer-songwriter, who is best known as the lead vocalist for the Grammy Award-winning heavy metal band Judas Priest. He possessed a six-octave range during his prime, and currently possessing a near four-octave range and is particularly known for his high-pitched, operatic, soaring vocals.<br />
  109. 109. 7<br />X is a slang which may come at the end of a sentence, often to direct focus onto a particular individual or group or to gain the attention of another individual or group. It may specify that a certain statement that was previously is more important, or may just be an 'attention grabber'. Linguistically, it is used to signify informality, close cultural understanding, and to indicate communal bonding.<br />
  110. 110. 8<br />A single word which has multiple meanings in its native language and all the meanings are curse-words. Some of them include Bastard, Bitch, Dog, etc.<br />* - If all teams agree, I can specify the native language<br />
  111. 111. 9<br />
  112. 112. 10<br />
  113. 113. 11<br />Minimalist poster for which movie?<br />
  114. 114. 12<br />
  115. 115. 13<br />ChallawY is an Afghan dish which is a type of Cauliflower stew. Identify Y :D<br />
  116. 116. 14<br />Definitions of what?<br />A small piece of metal, often bolt shaped (seen often on belts and such)<br />A small earring with a rounded top often used for piercing<br />A male animal desirable for breeding<br />A guy who is popular with the ladies and has no trouble getting laid, and who may also be attractive-looking, but not always.<br />
  117. 117. And the answer is…<br />
  118. 118. 1<br />X’s biological name is _______ Nucifera and it is a member of the family Arecaceae. X can refer to the entire palm, the seed or the fruit. Found much across of the tropics, X is known for its great versatility as seen in the many domestic, commercial, and industrial uses of its different parts. <br />There was a paper published in 1984 which talks about the number of deaths caused by falling Xs which won the Ignobel Award for 2001. It is believed that X were first brought to India by Vasco da Gama who named it X since they reminded the crew of a witch.<br />
  119. 119. Thenga<br />
  120. 120. 2<br />Id this character from the American band Gorillaz<br />
  121. 121. 2D<br />
  122. 122. 3<br />The company X was setup in the year 2001. The brand was positioned in the premium markets with various product categories as chimneys, hobs, cook tops and microwave ovens. The brand has its headquarters In Bangalore and has seen success across India.<br />What brand? <br />
  123. 123. Gilma<br />
  124. 124. 4<br />His nickname is derived from the Portuguese translation of Dopey, a dwarf from the Snow White tale, and was given to him by his uncle due to his short height during his childhood. It was believed that he would be a short adult and the nickname remained in use even after he grew up and became taller.He is of Italian and German descent<br />
  125. 125. Dunga<br />
  126. 126. 5<br />X is a humanist sans-serif typeface family under the Microsoft Clear Type Font Collection. It was designed by Lucas de Groot for Microsoft to take advantage of Microsoft's ClearType rendering technology.<br />The font features subtly rounded stems and corners that are visible at larger sizes. The typeface includes characters from Latin, Greek, and Cyrillic scripts. OpenType features include small caps, subscripts and superscripts, and extra ligatures. As with other Sans Serif ClearType Collection fonts, it includes unique italic type features, which are common in modern typefaces.<br />The typeface is available for all platforms and it won the best font award in 2009<br />
  127. 127. Calibri <br />
  128. 128. 6<br />X is an English singer-songwriter, who is best known as the lead vocalist for the Grammy Award-winning heavy metal band Judas Priest. He possessed a six-octave range during his prime, and currently possessing a near four-octave range and is particularly known for his high-pitched, operatic, soaring vocals.<br />
  129. 129. Metal Gaad<br />
  130. 130. 7<br />X is a slang which may come at the end of a sentence, often to direct focus onto a particular individual or group or to gain the attention of another individual or group. It may specify that a certain statement that was previously is more important, or may just be an 'attention grabber'. Linguistically, it is used to signify informality, close cultural understanding, and to indicate communal bonding.<br />
  131. 131. Yo<br />
  132. 132. 8<br />A single word which has multiple meanings in its native language and all the meanings are curse-words. Some of them include Bastard, Bitch, Dog, etc.<br />* - If all teams agree, I can specify the native language<br />
  133. 133. Themeeeeee<br />
  134. 134. 9<br />
  135. 135. Loki<br />
  136. 136. 10<br />
  137. 137. E.T (Couldn’t choose between the two )<br />
  138. 138. 11<br />Minimalist poster for which movie?<br />
  139. 139. Keyser<br />
  140. 140. 12<br />
  141. 141. Toodles<br />
  142. 142. 13<br />Challao Y is an Afghan dish which is a type of Cauliflower stew. Identify Y.<br />
  143. 143. Gulpi :D<br />
  144. 144. 14<br />Definitions of what?<br />A small piece of metal, often bolt shaped (seen often on belts and such)<br />A small earring with a rounded top often used for piercing<br />A male animal desirable for breeding<br />A guy who is popular with the ladies and has no trouble getting laid, and who may also be attractive-looking, but not always.<br />
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  146. 146. Nicknames of CQC Members<br />

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