By  Kashyap Sharma, Rajiv Sinha,Seshadri Raha and Tamal Dutta.
Rules Five Rounds. Round 1 : Infinite Pounce 1. Round 2 : LVC 1. Round 3 : Infinite Pounce 2. Round 4 : LVC 2. Round...
Pouncing Tiger, Hidden Dragon. 15 questions. Infinite Pounce. Clockwise on bounce. +10/0 for bounce. +20/-10 for poun...
1. Adam Copeland, a Canadian professional wrestler. David Howell Evans, an Irish musician. Edgerrin Tyree James, an Ame...
All are called Edge.
2. “She gave me her number.She gave me love.She gave me domes.She gave me herpes.” “How am I supposed to heal when I can...
Google Poetics.
3. In the United States, civil liability and court costs related to the use of force by X are  “the highest preventable l...
Bouncer.
4. X is the seventh studio album by the Welsh rock band  Stereophonics. It was released by Mercury on 16 November  2009. ...
5. “X (born 6 December 1988) is a philanthropist, a Nobel prize winner, a double Laureus sportsman of the year and the ne...
6. X is a new American thriller NBC television series. Developed for television by Bryan  Fuller, the series will focus o...
7. This is an automobile produced by Ford for the North  American market between 1968 and 1976. The car was  named after ...
Gran Torino, named after Turin.
8.X                   - Lead guitar and vocals. Atul Mittal        - Acoustic Guitars, clarinet and                     ...
Mohit Chauhan.Silk Route.
9. The etymology of X is not known for certain. It is thought  to have been derived from Trilinga, as in Trilinga Desa or...
Telengana.
10. Mae West, Carl Jung, Edgar Allan Poe, Fred Astaire, Bob Dylan, Marilyn  Monroe, Karl Marx, H. G. Wells, Marlon Brando...
11. During the First World War, this phrase was used by the  British to describe the infantry emerging from the safety of...
12. In 1956, ten-year-old Richard Stokes was taken to the Old  Trafford ground to watch a match. Richards memories of  th...
A bowler taking 10 wickets in an innings in an international match.Jim Laker in 1956. Anil Kumble in 1998.
13. The name of the city is a corrupted version of “the town of  Mahishasura” in local language. According to a story in ...
Mysore.From Mahishasurana Ooru.
14. In Norse mythology, a X (meaning “chooser of the slain” in  Norse) is one of a host of female figures who decide whic...
15. Identify the voice.
Robert Downey Jr.Singing Smile, based on a musical theme fromModern Times that Chaplin composed.
Scores?
Audience Question.Which movie’s introductory credits start with this?
Joke Boley So Nihaal. Written round. 10 Internet jokes, connected by a common theme. Inexhaustive List. Scores for the...
+100/-50
+90/-45
+80/-40
+70/-35
+60/-30
+50/-25
+40/-20
+30/-15
+20/-10
+10/0
Answers
Cluedo.
Ouija.
Dungeons and Dragons.
Jenga.
Pictionary.
Monopoly.
G.I. Joe
Beyblade.
Transformers.
Battleship.
Connection :
Scores?
Audience Question. The Cambridge student and Muslim  nationalist Choudhary Rahmat Ali Khan coined  this name. He devised ...
Shut Up and Pounce. 15 questions. Infinite Pounce. Anti-clockwise on bounce. +10/0 for bounce. +20/-10 for pounce.
1.Why are the Proteas sporting pink jerseys? And how is Hashim Amla’s jersey differentfrom the rest and why?
Breast Cancer Awareness with PinkDrive.Castle Lager logo is missing as promoting alcoholicdrinks is against his religion.
2. ID the person.
Bono.
3. The man on the right is a former Major League  Baseball infielder. He, a lifetime .215 hitter, is best known  as the t...
The Vicky Mendoza Diagonal, aspoof of The Mendoza Line.
4. The X Complex is located in Paris. It is next to the park Bois  de Boulogne, and between Stade Roland Garros and Parc ...
Piscine Molitor Pool Complex.
5. For several days and nights, the Rishi Jaratkaru was tormented by visions of old   men hanging precariously upside dow...
Putra and Putri.The one whose birth saves his/her parents fromthe hell known as Put.
6. Earlier in the Indianapolis 500 Car Race, it was a custom that all drivers should have a mechanic along with them in t...
He tied a mirror to the car to check for approaching carsand thus the rear view mirror came into existence.
7. Go is a board game for two players that  originated in China more than 2,500 years  ago. The game is noted for being r...
8. The character Y had been given the title X, which translates in English as “King of  Darkness”. He has lived 6000 year...
XY = Tamraj Kilvish.Z = Shaktimaan.
9. X was founded in 1923 under the name “Ideal”. Its core business was the manufacturing of headphones. If the headphones...
Blaupunkt.From blue dot or blaue punkte.
10. X is an Internet meme involving the following music video for the 1987 song  “Never Gonna Give You Up”. The meme is a...
Rickrolling.
11.      ID the singer.
Mohan Kannan (of Agnee).
12. X is the home of Supreme God Vishnu, his consort Lakshmi, and Shesha, upon  whom they rest. It is the “Eternal Suprem...
Paramapadam / Vaikuntha.
13.This is a scene from the movie The Phantom Carriage (1921). Whatever happens next in thevideo inspired another iconic s...
14. Sex scenes in pornographic videos during the 70s were accompanied with what was   considered to be cheesy music, even...
Bom Chicka Wah Wah/Bow Chicka Wow Wow.
15. “X is an offence against the victims of the _________,  and to those who sacrifice themselves, risking their  own lif...
X – Minesweeper.Y – Microsoft.
Scores?
Audience Question.Whose filmography?   The Hope (2004) [Short film]   Kal : Yesterday and Tomorrow (2005)   Undisputed ...
Sneha Khanwalkar.
Cross Connection. Written round. 12 slides, connected by a common theme. Exhaustive List. Scores for the theme given o...
+120/-60 M is an area of central London, located within the City of Westminster. The district is now  mainly commercial, ...
+110/-55 A (Italian for “bitter”) is an Italian herbal liqueur that is  commonly drunk as an after-dinner digestif. It us...
+100/-50           Which club’s logo?
+90/-45 H is a 1991 American action comedy film directed by Michael  Lehmann. Bruce Willis stars in the title role and al...
+80/-40 L is lower quality of sound recordings than the usual standard for music. The qualities of L are usually achieved...
+70/-35 N is the capital of Tennessee and the county seat of Davidson County. It is located on the Cumberland River. The ...
+60/-30. The City. The Peninsula. Napa Valley. Pacific Highway.What completes this list?
+50/-25 metre. kilogram. second. ampere. mole. candela.What completes the list?
+40/-20 For the promotion of this 2012 film, a series of posters  were created, each showing a different protagonist  sta...
+30/-15 Gender             :     Male Birth              :     1977 or 1978 Family             :     Unnamed father    ...
+20/-10 W, a group of 400 different deciduous trees. Also, Alysson  Hannigan’s character in Buffy The Vampire Slayer. I,...
+10/0 Subtract 7 from George Orwell’s dystopian and satirical novel. E, the one who catches the worm. T, a small electr...
Answers
1. M is an area of central London, located within the City of Westminster. The district is now  mainly commercial, with m...
Mayfair.
2. A (Italian for “bitter”) is an Italian herbal liqueur that is  commonly drunk as an after-dinner digestif. It usually ...
Amaro.
3.     Which club’s logo?
Valencia.
4. H is a 1991 American action comedy film directed by Michael  Lehmann. Bruce Willis stars in the title role and also co...
Hudson Hawk.
5. L is lower quality of sound recordings than the usual standard for music. The qualities of L are usually achieved by e...
Lo-Fi.
6. N is the capital of Tennessee and the county seat of Davidson County. It is located on the Cumberland River. The city ...
Nashville.
7. The City. The Peninsula. Napa Valley. Pacific Highway.What completes this list?
Sierra Nevada.(Road Rash maps).
8. metre. kilogram. second. ampere. mole. candela.What completes the list?
kelvin.(The Base Units in SI).
9. For the promotion of this 2012 film, a series of posters  were created, each showing a different protagonist  standing...
Rise.
10. Gender             :     Male Birth              :     1977 or 1978 Family             :     Unnamed father        ...
Walden Schmidt.
11. W, a group of 400 different deciduous trees. Also, Alysson  Hannigan’s character in Buffy The Vampire Slayer. WILLOW....
12. Subtract 7 from George Orwell’s dystopian and satirical novel.  1977. E, the one who catches the worm. EARLYBIRD. T...
Connection :Instagram Filters.
Scores?
Audience Question.           Which 1981 film?
Keh Ke Loonga. Every team gets to pick another team and choose a topic from a list of    topics for the second team to be...
Topics      COMICS.        SPORTS.   PERSONALITIES.    FUNDA.     BUSINESS.       MUSIC.    TECHNOLOGY.      MOVIE...
Funda. At 5:34 A.M. Baghdad time, on 20 March 2003, the  surprise military invasion of Iraq began. There was no  declarat...
The acronym for Operation Iraqi Liberation was OIL, “fueling” allthe conspiracy theories about the reasons US waged the wa...
Sports.          Where, in the world of          sports, will you find          all of them together?
Profession of the Pawns in Chess.(Gambler, Policeman, Innkeeper, Merchant, Doctor, Clerk, Blacksmith, Farmer.)            ...
Books. Essentially, a Y in ancient Rome was a rich, powerful man who would defend  his clients in lawsuits, assist them i...
Expecto Patronum.(“I await a protector/father.”)                                  BACK
Tech. While at college, the company founder was given  something of the Cornell lacrosse team by his  grandfather. People...
Red Hat Linux.                 BACK
Business. In business terminology,SINBAD      =      Single Income, No Boyfriend And                   Desperate.SITCOM  ...
SITCOM = Single Income, Two Children,Oppressive Mortgage.DINKY = Double Income, No Kids Yet.                              ...
Music. This song was made as a tribute to one of the founder  members of this band who left the group amid speculations  ...
Syd Barrett.Album - Wish You Were Here.Song - Shine on You, Crazy Diamond.                                      BACK
Personalities. He was a mathematician, physicist, astronomer and astrologer. He is best  known as the discoverer of logar...
John Napier.               BACK
Movies. Since the filmmakers didnt have permits, the scene had to be shot with a  hidden camera and carefully timed to co...
I am walking here!Midnight Cowboy.                     BACK
Mythology.             CONNECT.
Flags on the chariots of the Pandavas.(Yudhistir = Crescent Moon, Bheem = Lion, Arjuna = Monkey/Hanuman, Nakul =Antelope, ...
Comics. J. Michael Straczynskis Amazing Spider-Man Vol. 2 #36  is often called the “Black Issue”. It has a black cover an...
The 9/11 Attacks.                    BACK
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  1. 1. By Kashyap Sharma, Rajiv Sinha,Seshadri Raha and Tamal Dutta.
  2. 2. Rules Five Rounds. Round 1 : Infinite Pounce 1. Round 2 : LVC 1. Round 3 : Infinite Pounce 2. Round 4 : LVC 2. Round 5 : The Derailer. Rules of each round will be explained before the start of that round.
  3. 3. Pouncing Tiger, Hidden Dragon. 15 questions. Infinite Pounce. Clockwise on bounce. +10/0 for bounce. +20/-10 for pounce.
  4. 4. 1. Adam Copeland, a Canadian professional wrestler. David Howell Evans, an Irish musician. Edgerrin Tyree James, an American football player.Connect these three people.
  5. 5. All are called Edge.
  6. 6. 2. “She gave me her number.She gave me love.She gave me domes.She gave me herpes.” “How am I supposed to heal when I can’t feel time?How am I supposed to hold all these limes?How am I supposed to hold it?”What are these called?
  7. 7. Google Poetics.
  8. 8. 3. In the United States, civil liability and court costs related to the use of force by X are “the highest preventable loss found within the _____ industry”, as many X are often taken to court. Other countries have similar problems of use of excessive force too. The word X was first popularized in a novel by Horatio Alger, Jr., called The Young Outlaw, which was first published in 1875. Alger was an immensely popular author in the 19th century, especially with young people and his books were widely quoted.“Here, Peter, you waited on this young man, didnt you?”“Yes, sir.”“He hasnt paid for his breakfast, and pretends he hasnt got any money. __________him!” Notable people who were Xs include Pope Francis and the late Michael Clarke Duncan.ID X.
  9. 9. Bouncer.
  10. 10. 4. X is the seventh studio album by the Welsh rock band Stereophonics. It was released by Mercury on 16 November 2009. The album debuted at number 11 with sales of 42,771 on the UK Albums Chart, the lowest position for a studio album released by the band. The album was named after a British World War II propaganda poster, intended to raise the morale of the British public in the aftermath of widely predicted mass air attacks on major cities. The poster had only limited distribution with no public display, and thus was little known, until it was rediscovered in 2000.ID X.
  11. 11. 5. “X (born 6 December 1988) is a philanthropist, a Nobel prize winner, a double Laureus sportsman of the year and the nearest human being to God. After consistent pleading by the BCCI to save the nation, X agreed to play as an Indian cricketer. He was Knighted in 2005 due to his one-in-a-million talent, and being the messenger of God. He is a left-handed middle-order batsman and slow left-arm orthodox bowler.”Whose Wikipedia page description on 16 March 2013?
  12. 12. 6. X is a new American thriller NBC television series. Developed for television by Bryan Fuller, the series will focus on the budding relationship between FBI criminal profiler Will Graham (Hugh Dancy) and X (Mads Mikkelsen), a forensic psychiatrist. The series received a 13 episode order for its first season and, unlike most U.S. network shows, any future seasons will also feature 13 episodes. David Slade (30 Days of Night, the Twilight Saga : Eclipse) will executive produce and has directed the pilot. The series premiered on NBC on Thursday April 4, 2013. Speaking about X, Fuller said, “There is a cheery disposition to our X. Hes not being telegraphed as a villain. If the audience didnt know who he was, they wouldnt see him coming. What we have is Alfred Hitchcocks principle of suspense—show the audience the bomb under the table and let them sweat when its going to go boom”. He went on to call the relationship between Graham and X as “really a love story”, saying “As X has said to Graham in a couple of the movies, ‘Youre a lot more like me than you realize.’ Well get to the bottom of exactly what that means over the course of the first two seasons.”ID X.
  13. 13. 7. This is an automobile produced by Ford for the North American market between 1968 and 1976. The car was named after a city which is considered to be the Detroit of Italy. It was initially an upscale version of the intermediate sized Ford Fairlane. For 1972, it was redesigned using many characteristics carried over from the previous generation and named Ford ______________ ____________. It shares its name with a 2008 Golden Globe nominated feature film, which had the car as a major plot element. Fill in the blanks.
  14. 14. Gran Torino, named after Turin.
  15. 15. 8.X - Lead guitar and vocals. Atul Mittal - Acoustic Guitars, clarinet and backing vocals. Kem Trivedi - Keyboards. Kenny Puri - Percussion and drums.ID X and the band.
  16. 16. Mohit Chauhan.Silk Route.
  17. 17. 9. The etymology of X is not known for certain. It is thought to have been derived from Trilinga, as in Trilinga Desa or “the country of the three lingas”. According to a Hindu legend, Shiva descended as linga on three mountains namely, Kaleshwaram, Srisailam and Drakshrama, which marked the boundaries of X and the language spoken by the X people is known as _________. But __________ is spoken outside the borders created by these three lingas also.What is X?
  18. 18. Telengana.
  19. 19. 10. Mae West, Carl Jung, Edgar Allan Poe, Fred Astaire, Bob Dylan, Marilyn Monroe, Karl Marx, H. G. Wells, Marlon Brando, Johnny Weissmuller, George Bernard Shaw, Albert Einstein were among around 60 people who were included. Four Hindu gurus were included. A painting each of Alberto Vargas and George Petty were included. Shirley Temple was included thrice, twice as a child, and once as a cloth doll. A ceramic Mexican craft known as a Tree of Life, a 9-inch Sony television set, a doll of Lakshmi, a Japanese china figure, a stone figure of Snow White, a garden gnome were some of the other things that were included. Leo Gorcey, Gandhi, Jesus Christ, Adolf Hitler, Germán Valdés were initially considered but later excluded.What is being described here?
  20. 20. 11. During the First World War, this phrase was used by the British to describe the infantry emerging from the safety of their trenches to attack the enemy across open ground. More recently, with allusion back to the WWI usage, the phrase has come to describe excessive or foolhardy or rash actions.Which phrase?
  21. 21. 12. In 1956, ten-year-old Richard Stokes was taken to the Old Trafford ground to watch a match. Richards memories of that match are vague as he only remembers that there were an awful lot of spectators for a cold, wet day. He witnessed a new record-setting event/feat that day. Forty-three years later, Mr. Stokes was in Delhi on work and he heard about a match being played. Since he was now based out of Germany, he did not want to miss out on this match and managed to get a ticket. Mr. Stokes reached the ground in the afternoon and witnessed a similar event/feat as the one he had seen in 1956 and became the only person on the planet to have seen the only two occurrences of this event/feat. What event/feat?
  22. 22. A bowler taking 10 wickets in an innings in an international match.Jim Laker in 1956. Anil Kumble in 1998.
  23. 23. 13. The name of the city is a corrupted version of “the town of Mahishasura” in local language. According to a story in the Devi Purana, the city was ruled by the Demon King Mahishasura, a buffalo- headed monster. In response to the prayer by the Gods and Goddesses to save them from the demon, Goddess Pārbati, took birth as Chamundeshwari and killed the monster on top of the Chamundi hill near this city. Hence the hill and the city have the names Chamundi Hill and ___________ respectively. It is said that after killing the monster the Goddess stayed on top of the hill, where she is worshipped with great devotion to this day.Which city?
  24. 24. Mysore.From Mahishasurana Ooru.
  25. 25. 14. In Norse mythology, a X (meaning “chooser of the slain” in Norse) is one of a host of female figures who decide which soldiers die in battle and which live. Selecting among half of those who die in battle, the X bring their chosen to the afterlife hall of the slain, Valhalla, ruled over by the god Odin. X also appear as lovers of heroes and other mortals, where they are sometimes described as the daughters of royalty, sometimes accompanied by ravens, and sometimes connected to swans or horses.ID X.
  26. 26. 15. Identify the voice.
  27. 27. Robert Downey Jr.Singing Smile, based on a musical theme fromModern Times that Chaplin composed.
  28. 28. Scores?
  29. 29. Audience Question.Which movie’s introductory credits start with this?
  30. 30. Joke Boley So Nihaal. Written round. 10 Internet jokes, connected by a common theme. Inexhaustive List. Scores for the theme given on each slide. +10 for every correct slide. The QM wants a very SPECIFIC answer for the theme.
  31. 31. +100/-50
  32. 32. +90/-45
  33. 33. +80/-40
  34. 34. +70/-35
  35. 35. +60/-30
  36. 36. +50/-25
  37. 37. +40/-20
  38. 38. +30/-15
  39. 39. +20/-10
  40. 40. +10/0
  41. 41. Answers
  42. 42. Cluedo.
  43. 43. Ouija.
  44. 44. Dungeons and Dragons.
  45. 45. Jenga.
  46. 46. Pictionary.
  47. 47. Monopoly.
  48. 48. G.I. Joe
  49. 49. Beyblade.
  50. 50. Transformers.
  51. 51. Battleship.
  52. 52. Connection :
  53. 53. Scores?
  54. 54. Audience Question. The Cambridge student and Muslim nationalist Choudhary Rahmat Ali Khan coined this name. He devised the word and first published it on 28 January 1933 in the pamphlet “Now or Never”. He constructed the name as an acronym of the different states/homelands/regions located here.Which name?
  55. 55. Shut Up and Pounce. 15 questions. Infinite Pounce. Anti-clockwise on bounce. +10/0 for bounce. +20/-10 for pounce.
  56. 56. 1.Why are the Proteas sporting pink jerseys? And how is Hashim Amla’s jersey differentfrom the rest and why?
  57. 57. Breast Cancer Awareness with PinkDrive.Castle Lager logo is missing as promoting alcoholicdrinks is against his religion.
  58. 58. 2. ID the person.
  59. 59. Bono.
  60. 60. 3. The man on the right is a former Major League Baseball infielder. He, a lifetime .215 hitter, is best known as the threshold for batting aptitude, called the “_________ __________”, meaning a batting average of .200. He claims that the term was invented in 1979 by his Mariner teammates Bruce Bochte and Tom Paciorek. They would tease him about his low batting average, as he struggled to hit .200 for the season. Although he finished his career with a batting average of .215, the _________ _________ is almost universally accepted as being at .200, as this was the average he flirted with all that year. (From May 10 to the end of the season, his average fluctuated between .175 and .210, usually staying within just a few points of .200 before finishing at .198.) A spoof of the ____________ ___________ has been popularized by an extremely popular fictional character.Give me the name of the spoof.
  61. 61. The Vicky Mendoza Diagonal, aspoof of The Mendoza Line.
  62. 62. 4. The X Complex is located in Paris. It is next to the park Bois de Boulogne, and between Stade Roland Garros and Parc des Princes. The complex was built in 1929 and inaugurated by Olympic swimmers Aileen Riggin and Johnny Weissmuller. It was classified as a French monument historique on March 27, 1990, after having fallen into disuse and closing in 1989. The complex is being rebuilt from scratch, in the style of the previous design. The new complex will include two pools and a hotel. It is planned to open in 2014. In 1946, the unveiling of the first modern bikini, designed by Louis Réard, was held at here, modeled by Micheline Bernardini during a fashion show.ID X.
  63. 63. Piscine Molitor Pool Complex.
  64. 64. 5. For several days and nights, the Rishi Jaratkaru was tormented by visions of old men hanging precariously upside down from a ledge extending across a dark bottomless pit. “Save us, save us.” they cried. “Who are you?” asked the sage. The old men replied, “We are Pitrs, your ancestors. Save us. Save yourself.” “How?” asked Jaratkaru. “Here is how,” said the ancestors, “get a wife and beget upon her children. If you don’t we will forever be trapped in Pitr-loka (the land of ancestors), hanging upside down, and you will be trapped forever in the hell known as _________.” This story recurs several times in the Puranas. Rishi Agastya had a similar vision. Following this vision, Jaratkaru and Agastya get married and produce children. A male offspring was called ________ and a female offspring was called __________ because by their birth they saved their parents from the hell known as ___________ reserved for men and women who refuse to produce children.Fill in the blanks.
  65. 65. Putra and Putri.The one whose birth saves his/her parents fromthe hell known as Put.
  66. 66. 6. Earlier in the Indianapolis 500 Car Race, it was a custom that all drivers should have a mechanic along with them in the car during the race for various reasons. In the 1911 Indianapolis race, Ray Harroun could not find a mechanic to ride with him. So he did something “controversial” which changed the world of automotive forever. And he went on to win at an average speed of 74.6 miles per hour.What did he do?
  67. 67. He tied a mirror to the car to check for approaching carsand thus the rear view mirror came into existence.
  68. 68. 7. Go is a board game for two players that originated in China more than 2,500 years ago. The game is noted for being rich in strategy despite its relatively simple rules. The two players alternately place black and white playing pieces, called “stones”, on the vacant intersections, called “points” of a grid. The object of the game is to use ones stones to surround a larger total area of the board than the opponent. X is a Japanese word to describe a position in Go where an opponents stones are in danger of being captured. It is similar, though not identical, to “check” in chess. X gives its name to a company that was American but wanted a Japanese-sounding name.ID X.
  69. 69. 8. The character Y had been given the title X, which translates in English as “King of Darkness”. He has lived 6000 years, and is the source of evil in the world. He intends to rule the world by spreading darkness, hatred, sin and evil. It is said that the source of his strength is one-half of the “Cauldron of Power” (the half which is referred to as the “Cauldron of Sin”) which he managed to retain after he originally obtained the entire “Cauldron of Power” by deceit. However, it is also mentioned that the source of his strength is the evil that is committed by people in this world. Y is often treated as the personification of darkness itself. Even though he was once a human being, he later becomes very powerful and commits many evil deeds in an attempt to become immortal. He left his mortal body and took an ethereal body which cant be killed but Z is told that he has to kill all the evil in the world to destroy Y’s ethereal body. Y murdered Z’s parents when Z was an infant but failed to murder Z. Y knows that Z and only Z can murder him. In the beginning of the series, his face is never shown and his voice is different from the voice that he uses in the later in the series. Later his face deforms to become a distorted wolf like face. ID X, Y and Z.
  70. 70. XY = Tamraj Kilvish.Z = Shaktimaan.
  71. 71. 9. X was founded in 1923 under the name “Ideal”. Its core business was the manufacturing of headphones. If the headphones came through quality tests, the company would give the headphones a blue dot. The headphones quickly became known as the blue dots or ________ _________. The quality symbol would become a trademark and the trademark would become the company name in 1938.Which company?
  72. 72. Blaupunkt.From blue dot or blaue punkte.
  73. 73. 10. X is an Internet meme involving the following music video for the 1987 song “Never Gonna Give You Up”. The meme is a bait and switch; a person provides a hyperlink seemingly relevant to the topic at hand, but actually leads to this video. The link can be masked in some manner so that the user cannot determine the true destination of the link without clicking. X has extended beyond web links to playing the video or song disruptively in other situations, including public places, such as a live appearance of the singer himself in the 2008 Macys Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York. The meme has helped to revive the singer’s career. The first known instance of a X occurred in May 2007 on 4chans video game board, where a link to the video was claimed to be a mirror of the first trailer for Grand Theft Auto IV (which was unavailable due to heavy traffic). The joke was confined to 4chan for a very brief period and soon spread to YouTube.What is this Internet phenomenon called?Or, give the name of the singer for half points.
  74. 74. Rickrolling.
  75. 75. 11. ID the singer.
  76. 76. Mohan Kannan (of Agnee).
  77. 77. 12. X is the home of Supreme God Vishnu, his consort Lakshmi, and Shesha, upon whom they rest. It is the “Eternal Supreme Abode” of infinite bliss without any anxiety and frustration of material world. Rig Veda states, “All the devas look towards the feet of Lord Vishnu as the Supreme Abode.”, referring to X, the Supreme Abode. X is considered by Vaishnavites to be the ultimate destination of souls who attain moksha or Liberation. X is beyond the periphery of material universe and hence, can not be perceived or measured by material science and logics. Ksheera Sagara or Ocean of milk is known to be the topmost realm in the material universe where Vishnu rests. It is also sometimes known as local X of material universe which is approachable by devas or demigods in order to meet Vishnu in case of any emergency or disturbance in universal balance. But, the original X is beyond the material universe and is devoid of universal creation and annihilation. X differs from Swarga as in Swarga all material wishes are fulfilled, while in X, all material wishes are transcended.ID X.
  78. 78. Paramapadam / Vaikuntha.
  79. 79. 13.This is a scene from the movie The Phantom Carriage (1921). Whatever happens next in thevideo inspired another iconic scene. Which scene?
  80. 80. 14. Sex scenes in pornographic videos during the 70s were accompanied with what was considered to be cheesy music, even by 70s standards. The music was generically the same, sounding much like ______ ______ _____ _____, a four word expression. As a result, the expression, ______ ______ _____ _____, came into usage to reference something sexual, whether explicit or implied.For example,Panda : So, Baneswar, are you two going to go back to your place?Baneswar : Yes, indeed.Panda : ______ ______ _____ _____ (in a sing song tone). It has been popularized by Tucker, a character from the Red Vs. Blue web series, as he says this whenever he hears a double meaning or sexual innuendo. ______ ______ _____ _____ is also a song Mike Posner from his debut album 31 Minutes to Takeoff (2010). A remix of the song featuring a verse by American rapper Lil Wayne. The expression has been used in a series of ads by a very famous brand.Which expression? And which brand?
  81. 81. Bom Chicka Wah Wah/Bow Chicka Wow Wow.
  82. 82. 15. “X is an offence against the victims of the _________, and to those who sacrifice themselves, risking their own life, clearing the lands contaminated by these implements.”, said the International Campaign to Ban X in 2001. They created their own program, called “Winflower”, and lobbied Y to use it in place of X. As a reaction to this criticism, in the later versions of X, Y offered a mode in which the ________ are replaced with flowers.ID X and Y.
  83. 83. X – Minesweeper.Y – Microsoft.
  84. 84. Scores?
  85. 85. Audience Question.Whose filmography? The Hope (2004) [Short film] Kal : Yesterday and Tomorrow (2005) Undisputed (2006) [Short film] Go (2007) Return of Hanuman (2007) Supermen of Malegaon (2008) [Documentary] Oye Lucky! Lucky Oye! (2008) LSD : Love Sex aur Dhokha (2010) Bheja Fry 2 (2011) Gangs of Wasseypur (2012)
  86. 86. Sneha Khanwalkar.
  87. 87. Cross Connection. Written round. 12 slides, connected by a common theme. Exhaustive List. Scores for the theme given on each slide. +10 for every correct slide, for the first 10 slides. No scores for last two slides.
  88. 88. +120/-60 M is an area of central London, located within the City of Westminster. The district is now mainly commercial, with many former homes converted into offices for major corporations headquarters, embassies and also hedge funds and real estate businesses. There remains a substantial quantity of residential property as well as some exclusive shopping malls and Londons largest concentration of luxury hotels and many restaurants. Rents are among the highest in London and the world. M is named after the annual fortnight-long festival that took place on the site that is Shepherd Market today (from 1686 until it was banned in that location in 1764). M is also the name of a British adult magazine for men. Founded in 1965, it was designed as a response to U.S. magazines such as Playboy and Penthouse, which had recently launched in the UK. For many years it claimed the largest distribution of any mens magazine in the UK.ID M.
  89. 89. +110/-55 A (Italian for “bitter”) is an Italian herbal liqueur that is commonly drunk as an after-dinner digestif. It usually has a bitter-sweet flavor, sometimes syrupy, and has an alcohol content between 16% and 35%. Similar liqueurs have traditionally been produced throughout Europe. There are local varieties in Germany and in Hungary, the Netherlands, and France. But the term A is applied only to Italian products of this kind. A is typically produced by macerating herbs, roots, flowers, bark, and/or citrus peels in alcohol, either neutral spirits or wine, mixing the filtrate with sugar syrup, and allowing the mixture to age in casks or bottles. Dozens of varieties are commercially produced. The most commonly available of which are Averna, Ramazzotti, Lucano, and Montenegro.
  90. 90. +100/-50 Which club’s logo?
  91. 91. +90/-45 H is a 1991 American action comedy film directed by Michael Lehmann. Bruce Willis stars in the title role and also co-wrote the story. The live action film makes heavy use of cartoon- style slapstick, including sound effects, which enhances the movies signature surreal humor. The plot combines material based on conspiracy theories, secret societies, and historic mysteries. It received three Razzie Awards for Worst Director, Worst Screenplay and Worst Picture with additional nominations for Worst Actor (Bruce Willis), Worst Supporting Actor (Richard E. Grant) and Worst Supporting Actress (Sandra Bernhard). The main protagonist H shares his name with a river in New York.Which movie?
  92. 92. +80/-40 L is lower quality of sound recordings than the usual standard for music. The qualities of L are usually achieved by either degrading the quality of the recorded audio, or using certain equipment. Recent uses of the phrase have led to it becoming a genre, although it still remains as an aesthetic in music recording practice. Many L artists use inexpensive cassette tape recorders. The term was adopted by DJ William Berger who dedicated a half hour segment of his program to home recorded music throughout the late 80s under the name L.What is L?
  93. 93. +70/-35 N is the capital of Tennessee and the county seat of Davidson County. It is located on the Cumberland River. The city is a center for the music, health care, publishing, banking and transportation industries, and is home to a large number of colleges and universities. It is most notably known as a center of the music industry, earning it the nickname “Music City”.Which city?
  94. 94. +60/-30. The City. The Peninsula. Napa Valley. Pacific Highway.What completes this list?
  95. 95. +50/-25 metre. kilogram. second. ampere. mole. candela.What completes the list?
  96. 96. +40/-20 For the promotion of this 2012 film, a series of posters were created, each showing a different protagonist standing in the rain, with the word R written in background. The posters became very popular with fans creating many other similar ones on their own, including some for the smaller (yet somehow pivotal to the plot) characters, and even one for the director.What was written in the background?
  97. 97. +30/-15 Gender : Male Birth : 1977 or 1978 Family : Unnamed father Robin (Mother) Bridget (Ex-wife) Occupation : Internet Entrepreneur President of W Loves A Enterprises. Co founder of Electric Suitcase Inc. Worth 1.3 Billion $ in 2011 and 1.4 Billion $ in 2012.Who is this?
  98. 98. +20/-10 W, a group of 400 different deciduous trees. Also, Alysson Hannigan’s character in Buffy The Vampire Slayer. I, the handwriting recognition technology developed by Apple Inc. and built into the Mac OS X operating system. H, the German for “yeast”. X (an abbreviation of Cross Processing), a deliberate processing of photographic film in a chemical solution intended for a different type of film to shoot photographs characterized by unnatural colors and high contrast.
  99. 99. +10/0 Subtract 7 from George Orwell’s dystopian and satirical novel. E, the one who catches the worm. T, a small electric kitchen appliance designed to _______ multiple types of bread products. S, the Hindu Book of Sex minus the Hindu God of Love. Brannan.
  100. 100. Answers
  101. 101. 1. M is an area of central London, located within the City of Westminster. The district is now mainly commercial, with many former homes converted into offices for major corporations headquarters, embassies and also hedge funds and real estate businesses. There remains a substantial quantity of residential property as well as some exclusive shopping and Londons largest concentration of luxury hotels and many restaurants. Rents are among the highest in London and the world. M is named after the annual fortnight-long festival that took place on the site that is Shepherd Market today (from 1686 until it was banned in that location in 1764). M is also the name of a British adult magazine for men. Founded in 1965, it was designed as a response to U.S. magazines such as Playboy and Penthouse, which had recently launched in the UK. For many years it claimed the largest distribution of any mens magazine in the UK.ID M.
  102. 102. Mayfair.
  103. 103. 2. A (Italian for “bitter”) is an Italian herbal liqueur that is commonly drunk as an after-dinner digestif. It usually has a bitter-sweet flavor, sometimes syrupy, and has an alcohol content between 16% and 35%. Similar liqueurs have traditionally been produced throughout Europe. There are local varieties in Germany and in Hungary, the Netherlands, and France. But the term A is applied only to Italian products of this kind. A is typically produced by macerating herbs, roots, flowers, bark, and/or citrus peels in alcohol, either neutral spirits or wine, mixing the filtrate with sugar syrup, and allowing the mixture to age in casks or bottles. Dozens of varieties are commercially produced. The most commonly available of which are Averna, Ramazzotti, Lucano, and Montenegro.
  104. 104. Amaro.
  105. 105. 3. Which club’s logo?
  106. 106. Valencia.
  107. 107. 4. H is a 1991 American action comedy film directed by Michael Lehmann. Bruce Willis stars in the title role and also co-wrote the story. The live action film makes heavy use of cartoon- style slapstick, including sound effects, which enhances the movies signature surreal humor. The plot combines material based on conspiracy theories, secret societies, and historic mysteries. It received three Razzie Awards for Worst Director, Worst Screenplay and Worst Picture with additional nominations for Worst Actor (Bruce Willis), Worst Supporting Actor (Richard E. Grant) and Worst Supporting Actress (Sandra Bernhard). The main protagonist H shares his name with a river in New York.Which movie?
  108. 108. Hudson Hawk.
  109. 109. 5. L is lower quality of sound recordings than the usual standard for music. The qualities of L are usually achieved by either degrading the quality of the recorded audio, or using certain equipment. Recent uses of the phrase have led to it becoming a genre, although it still remains as an aesthetic in music recording practice. Many L artists use inexpensive cassette tape recorders. The term was adopted by DJ William Berger who dedicated a half hour segment of his program to home recorded music throughout the late 80s under the name L.What is L?
  110. 110. Lo-Fi.
  111. 111. 6. N is the capital of Tennessee and the county seat of Davidson County. It is located on the Cumberland River. The city is a center for the music, health care, publishing, banking and transportation industries, and is home to a large number of colleges and universities. It is most notably known as a center of the music industry, earning it the nickname “Music City”.Which city?
  112. 112. Nashville.
  113. 113. 7. The City. The Peninsula. Napa Valley. Pacific Highway.What completes this list?
  114. 114. Sierra Nevada.(Road Rash maps).
  115. 115. 8. metre. kilogram. second. ampere. mole. candela.What completes the list?
  116. 116. kelvin.(The Base Units in SI).
  117. 117. 9. For the promotion of this 2012 film, a series of posters were created, each showing a different protagonist standing in the rain, with the word R written in background. The posters became very popular with fans creating many other similar ones on their own, including some for the smaller (yet somehow pivotal to the plot) characters, and even one for the director.What was written in the background?
  118. 118. Rise.
  119. 119. 10. Gender : Male Birth : 1977 or 1978 Family : Unnamed father Robin (Mother) Bridget (Ex-wife) Occupation : Internet Entrepreneur President of W Loves A Enterprises. Co founder of Electric Suitcase Inc. Worth 1.3 Billion $ in 2011 and 1.4 Billion $ in 2012.Who is this?
  120. 120. Walden Schmidt.
  121. 121. 11. W, a group of 400 different deciduous trees. Also, Alysson Hannigan’s character in Buffy The Vampire Slayer. WILLOW. I, the handwriting recognition technology developed by Apple Inc. and built into the Mac OS X operating system. INKWELL. H, the German for “yeast”. HEFE. X (an abbreviation of Cross Processing), a deliberate processing of photographic film in a chemical solution intended for a different type of film to shoot photographs characterized by unnatural colors and high contrast. X-PRO.
  122. 122. 12. Subtract 7 from George Orwell’s dystopian and satirical novel. 1977. E, the one who catches the worm. EARLYBIRD. T, a small electric kitchen appliance designed to _______ multiple types of bread products. TOASTER. S, the Hindu Book of Sex minus the Hindu God of Love. SUTRO. Brannan. BRANNAN.
  123. 123. Connection :Instagram Filters.
  124. 124. Scores?
  125. 125. Audience Question. Which 1981 film?
  126. 126. Keh Ke Loonga. Every team gets to pick another team and choose a topic from a list of topics for the second team to be questioned on. If the second team is correct, they get +30 and the first team gets -20. If the second team is wrong or passes the question, they get -15 and the first team gets +10. Now, if the first team answers correctly, they get another +10. If both teams fail to answer, the question opens for the rest of the teams on differential scoring. (No score if all teams correct, +5 if 5 teams correct, +10 if 4 teams correct, +15 if 3 teams correct, +20 if 2 teams correct and +25 if one team is correct.) A team can be picked for a maximum of two times. The team with the minimum score gets to pick first.
  127. 127. Topics  COMICS.  SPORTS.  PERSONALITIES.  FUNDA.  BUSINESS.  MUSIC.  TECHNOLOGY.  MOVIES.  MYTHOLOGY.  BOOKS.
  128. 128. Funda. At 5:34 A.M. Baghdad time, on 20 March 2003, the surprise military invasion of Iraq began. There was no declaration of war. The 2003 invasion of Iraq, led by U.S. army General Tommy Franks, began under the codename “Operation Iraqi Liberation”, the UK codename “Operation Telic”, and the Australian codename “Operation Falconer”. The US operation was later renamed “Operation Iraqi Freedom”.Why?
  129. 129. The acronym for Operation Iraqi Liberation was OIL, “fueling” allthe conspiracy theories about the reasons US waged the war. BACK
  130. 130. Sports. Where, in the world of sports, will you find all of them together?
  131. 131. Profession of the Pawns in Chess.(Gambler, Policeman, Innkeeper, Merchant, Doctor, Clerk, Blacksmith, Farmer.) BACK
  132. 132. Books. Essentially, a Y in ancient Rome was a rich, powerful man who would defend his clients in lawsuits, assist them in business transactions, find them plum jobs, and pay them a small daily allowance in exchange for certain services. The clients role was to visit their Ys house each morning, ready to take on whatever errands or assignments the Y commanded, and to provide an escort for him when he went out into the city. For the rich and powerful Y, a crowd of clients waiting at your door was a symbol of your prestige. It is also believed that the system survived beyond the Roman empire and evolved into the Italian Mafia. On this theory, the Latin expression, ‘X Y’, would mean to wait for your boss to bribe a judge if you got sued, or at least defend you in court as your lawyer and bribe the jury. The author might not have had knowledge of such Roman history, and uses the expression ‘X Y’, in a much simpler sense, to mean to await something/someone else.Which two-word expression?
  133. 133. Expecto Patronum.(“I await a protector/father.”) BACK
  134. 134. Tech. While at college, the company founder was given something of the Cornell lacrosse team by his grandfather. People would turn to him to solve their problems and he was referred to as “that guy in the ____ _____.” By the time he wrote the manual of the beta version of ____ _____, he had lost the Cornell lacrosse team memento, so the manual included an appeal to readers to return his ____ _____ if found.Fill in the blanks.
  135. 135. Red Hat Linux. BACK
  136. 136. Business. In business terminology,SINBAD = Single Income, No Boyfriend And Desperate.SITCOM = ?DINKY = ?
  137. 137. SITCOM = Single Income, Two Children,Oppressive Mortgage.DINKY = Double Income, No Kids Yet. BACK
  138. 138. Music. This song was made as a tribute to one of the founder members of this band who left the group amid speculations of mental illness aggravated by drug use, and was briefly hospitalized. During the recording session of the album, he attended the Abbey Road session unannounced, and watched the band record this tribute song. His ex-band mates did not at first recognize him. He had become quite overweight and he had shaved off all of his hair including his eyebrows. When asked what he thought of this album by the band members, he said it sounded a “bit old”.Name the person, the song and the album.
  139. 139. Syd Barrett.Album - Wish You Were Here.Song - Shine on You, Crazy Diamond. BACK
  140. 140. Personalities. He was a mathematician, physicist, astronomer and astrologer. He is best known as the discoverer of logarithms. He also made common the use of the decimal point in arithmetic and mathematics. In addition to his mathematical and religious interests, he was commonly believed to be a magician, and is thought to have dabbled in alchemy and necromancy. Necromancy is a form of divination in which the practitioner seeks to summon “operative spirits” or “spirits of divination”, for multiple reasons, from spiritual protection to wisdom. It was said that he would travel about with a black spider in a small box, and that his black rooster was his familiar spirit. He used this rooster to find out which of his servants had been stealing from his home. He would shut the suspects one at a time in a room with the bird, telling them to stroke it. The rooster would then tell him which of them was guilty. Actually, what would happen is that he would secretly coat the rooster with soot. Servants who were innocent would have no qualms about stroking it but the guilty one would only pretend he had, and when he examined their hands, the one with the clean hands would be the guilty one.Who?
  141. 141. John Napier. BACK
  142. 142. Movies. Since the filmmakers didnt have permits, the scene had to be shot with a hidden camera and carefully timed to coincide with the “Walk” signal. After about 15 failed takes, and just when the actors were finally getting the timing right, a cab driver blew past a red light and nearly ran them over. One of the actors reacted by slamming the car and yelling “X” before telling the driver to kindly fuck off. In fact, you can see that actor even loses his accent while yelling at the driver and hitting the car in a distinctly non-cripple-like manner, though he was playing one in the movie. “X” became one of the most memorable lines in cinematic history, according to the American Film Institute. In fact, the line is quoted to NYC cab drivers thousands of times every year. The veracity of this story has been disputed by a producer, but the actor himself confirms that it is real.Which dialogue?Which movie?
  143. 143. I am walking here!Midnight Cowboy. BACK
  144. 144. Mythology. CONNECT.
  145. 145. Flags on the chariots of the Pandavas.(Yudhistir = Crescent Moon, Bheem = Lion, Arjuna = Monkey/Hanuman, Nakul =Antelope, Sahadev = Swan). BACK
  146. 146. Comics. J. Michael Straczynskis Amazing Spider-Man Vol. 2 #36 is often called the “Black Issue”. It has a black cover and a cryptic first page (pictures in next slide). One of the highest-selling Marvel issues of all time, it features a dumbfounded Spider-Man joining the Avengers, Wolverine, The Fantastic Four and other superheroes in a chaotic rescue effort. The issue has Magneto and Doctor Doom shedding tears.What was the issue all about?
  147. 147. The 9/11 Attacks. BACK

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