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    1. 1. BOB ’10 Prelims + Answers Siddharth Ravichandran
    2. 2. 1*. <ul><li>The Chinese word baoba has attracted attention in the recent economic crisis. What does this new word mean? </li></ul>Siddharth Ravichandran
    3. 3. A.1 <ul><li>It means “protect 8”, the 8% annual economic growth rate that officials believe is critical to ensuring social stability </li></ul>Siddharth Ravichandran
    4. 4. 2. <ul><li>_______ is an eclectic hand-to-hand combat system developed in Israel which involves wrestling, grappling and striking techniques. It was derived from street-fighting skills developed by Imi Lichtenfeld, who made use of his training as a boxer and wrestler in Bratislava in the mid- to late 1930s. In the late 1940s, following his immigration to Israel, he began to provide hand-to-hand combat training to what was to become the IDF, developing the techniques that became known as ______. It has since been refined for both civilian and military applications. </li></ul>Siddharth Ravichandran
    5. 5. A.2 <ul><li>Krav Maga </li></ul>Siddharth Ravichandran
    6. 6. 3. <ul><li>A sitter. Who is the only player to have played and scored in every single season of the Premier League since its inception? </li></ul>Siddharth Ravichandran
    7. 7. A. 3 Siddharth Ravichandran
    8. 8. 4*. <ul><li>Which famous writer’s name originates from the word khshathrapāvan , which means 'protector of the province‘? </li></ul>Siddharth Ravichandran
    9. 9. A.4 <ul><li>Marjane Satrapi </li></ul>Siddharth Ravichandran
    10. 10. 5. <ul><li>Where would you find this badge? </li></ul>Siddharth Ravichandran
    11. 11. A.5 <ul><li>Fahrenheit 451, Fire Dept. </li></ul>Siddharth Ravichandran
    12. 12. 6. <ul><li>Which Sport? </li></ul>Siddharth Ravichandran
    13. 13. A. 6 <ul><li>Curling </li></ul>Siddharth Ravichandran
    14. 14. 7. <ul><li>His grandfather was barber to Lord Mountbatten and Nehru. His father was a barber too. He now runs 155 saloons and 42 training academies across Asia. Who is he? </li></ul>Siddharth Ravichandran
    15. 15. A. 7 <ul><li>Jawed Habib </li></ul>Siddharth Ravichandran
    16. 16. 8*. <ul><li>_________ was a reality television-formed supergroup consisting of drummer Tommy Lee (Mötley Crüe), bassist Jason Newsted (Voivod and ex-Metallica), guitarist Gilby Clarke (ex-Guns N' Roses), and singer Lukas Rossi. </li></ul>Siddharth Ravichandran
    17. 17. A.8 <ul><li>Rock Star Supernova </li></ul>Siddharth Ravichandran
    18. 18. 9. <ul><li>The phrase ______ ____ generally refers to a married middle-class woman who lives in the suburbs and has school age children. She is sometimes portrayed in the media as busy or overburdened and driving a minivan. She is also portrayed as putting the interests of her family, and most importantly her children, ahead of her own. </li></ul>Siddharth Ravichandran
    19. 19. A.9 <ul><li>Soccer Mom </li></ul>Siddharth Ravichandran
    20. 20. 10. <ul><li>Staple of internet viral videos. </li></ul>Siddharth Ravichandran Origin?
    21. 21. A. 10 Siddharth Ravichandran
    22. 22. 11*. Siddharth Ravichandran
    23. 23. A.11 <ul><li>Iggy Pop </li></ul>Siddharth Ravichandran
    24. 24. 12. Id. Siddharth Ravichandran What is this A flowchart of?
    25. 25. A.12 <ul><li>Hey Jude </li></ul>Siddharth Ravichandran
    26. 26. 13. Siddharth Ravichandran Why so controversial?
    27. 27. A.13 Siddharth Ravichandran LeBron and Gisele.. Controversial as it pictured of LeBron as King Kong
    28. 28. 14. X and Y <ul><li>X : a reportedly unlicensed nuclear accelerator which fires a proton stream that polarizes with the negatively charged energy of a ________ allowing it to be held in the stream while active. </li></ul><ul><li>It was designed by Dr. Egon Spengler. </li></ul><ul><li>Y : a box with a split, hinged lid, remote-controlled by a simple pedal switch, attached to the end of the box by a long cable. When a _______ is brought close to the trap (usually by means of the X, though not necessarily), the Y is activated by the foot switch. Its lid then opens, and a force field draws the ________ inside. </li></ul>Siddharth Ravichandran
    29. 29. Siddharth Ravichandran X: Proton Pack Y: Containment Trap _________ : Ghost A. 14
    30. 30. 15*. <ul><li>Identify the artist who drew this poster, or his more famous work. </li></ul>Siddharth Ravichandran
    31. 31. A.15 <ul><li>Mike Mignola/Hellboy </li></ul>Siddharth Ravichandran
    32. 32. 16. <ul><li>This popular tourist region in upstate New York is filled with about 1,800 islands and stretches along the St. Lawrence River to Lake Ontario, reaching into both the U.S. and Canada. It gave its name to a popular food item around the turn of the twentieth century when Sophie LaLonde, of Clayton, New York served the dressing at dinner for guests of her husband. </li></ul>Siddharth Ravichandran
    33. 33. A.16 <ul><li>Thousand Island salad Dressing </li></ul>Siddharth Ravichandran
    34. 34. 17. Siddharth Ravichandran What are these?
    35. 35. A.17 <ul><li>Slamball teams </li></ul>Siddharth Ravichandran
    36. 36. 18. F.I.B. <ul><li>“ God made man but __________ made them equal” </li></ul>Siddharth Ravichandran
    37. 37. <ul><li>Samuel Colt </li></ul>Siddharth Ravichandran A.18
    38. 38. 19. <ul><li>Why are these considered among the most controversial magazine covers? </li></ul>Siddharth Ravichandran
    39. 39. Siddharth Ravichandran
    40. 40. A.19 <ul><li>The ‘Devil Horn’ covers </li></ul>Siddharth Ravichandran
    41. 41. 20*. X and Y? <ul><li>X started India's first Railway Book Library in the 1880's, which featured Kipling's earliest novels, including Plain Tales from the Hills, Wee Willie Winkie, Soldiers Three, etc. </li></ul><ul><li>What X is in the North of the Country, Y is to the South </li></ul>Siddharth Ravichandran
    42. 42. A.20 <ul><li>X – A.H. Wheeler & co. </li></ul><ul><li>Y - Higginbothams </li></ul>Siddharth Ravichandran
    43. 43. 21. Connect Siddharth Ravichandran
    44. 44. A.21 <ul><li>They play Lara Croft, Hitman and Prince of Persia, all movies inspired from Video Games </li></ul>Siddharth Ravichandran
    45. 45. 22. F.I.B. Siddharth Ravichandran ___________'s Googly is a statistical simulation of Limited Overs cricket, and was released in 1997.
    46. 46. A.22 <ul><li>Anil Kumble </li></ul>Siddharth Ravichandran
    47. 47. 23*. F.I.B? <ul><li>A July 2007 news article announced this: </li></ul><ul><li>Thirty-nine years after rock music writer and producer Artie Kornfeld held his legendary Woodstock Music & Art Fair in Bethel, New York, ________ is planning a similar concert in Goa next year. </li></ul><ul><li>It is speculated that the 6th edition of the Legendary Music Festival can very well take place in ______, India on 08.08.08. The rumour is that artists like Red Hot Chilli Peppers, Paul McCartney (Beatles), The Rolling Stones, Aerosmith, Norah Jones, Iron Butterfly, Queen, Santana, Ravi Shankar, Fat Boy Slim have confirmed their presence. </li></ul>Siddharth Ravichandran
    48. 48. A.23 <ul><li>Jackie Shroff, goa </li></ul>Siddharth Ravichandran
    49. 49. 24*. Siddharth Ravichandran
    50. 50. A.24 <ul><li>Jallikattu </li></ul>Siddharth Ravichandran
    51. 51. 25. Siddharth Ravichandran
    52. 52. A.25 <ul><li>Fake IPL Player </li></ul>Siddharth Ravichandran
    53. 53. 26*. <ul><li>Who to Whom? </li></ul><ul><li>Thanks, _________ </li></ul><ul><li>For all the things you've done </li></ul><ul><li>The battles that you've won </li></ul><ul><li>The way you deal with U.S. Steel </li></ul><ul><li>And our problems by the ton </li></ul><ul><li>We thank you so much </li></ul>Siddharth Ravichandran
    54. 54. A.26 <ul><li>Marilyn Monroe to JFK </li></ul>Siddharth Ravichandran
    55. 55. 27. Siddharth Ravichandran What was transported through this Siberian Trade route to Moscow?
    56. 56. A.27 <ul><li>Tea </li></ul>Siddharth Ravichandran
    57. 57. 28 Siddharth Ravichandran
    58. 58. A.28 <ul><li>Metallica’s suing of Napster for Piracy </li></ul>Siddharth Ravichandran
    59. 59. 29. What could this be? Siddharth Ravichandran
    60. 60. A.29 <ul><li>Mario’s wardrobe </li></ul>Siddharth Ravichandran
    61. 61. 30*. Connect Siddharth Ravichandran
    62. 62. A.30 <ul><li>John Dillinger </li></ul>Siddharth Ravichandran

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