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Brainstormers @Recstacy 2010 NIT DGP

  1. 1. Brainstormers<br />Ready to Peel the Onion?<br /><br />
  2. 2. SET 1<br />
  3. 3. Connect A1<br />
  4. 4. Connect A2<br />
  5. 5. Connect A3<br />He has been a columnist for the Business Standard, Business Today, The Telegraph, Times of India and India Today, sometimes under the pen-name "Kautilya".<br />He acted as Minister of state for Commerce and Power and Minister of State for Commerce and Industry in 14thLokSabha.<br />
  6. 6. Connect A4<br />Founded in 1899, it is the only football club in the country to win UEFA Champions League. The club was banned from defending the title next season as they had fixed their country league match in order to concentrate on final.<br />
  7. 7. Connect A5<br />
  8. 8. Connect A6<br />
  9. 9. Connect A7<br /> This movie is believed to be one of only 3 ever by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer production to have a unique feature. The other two movies are…<br />
  10. 10. Connect A8<br />1983, 1984, 1985<br />
  11. 11. Connect A9<br />Born on 9 December 1946 and studied at the Bell Educational Trust's language school in the city of Cambridge. <br />Featured in Times 100 Most influential people in world for years 2007 and 2008.<br />
  12. 12. Connect A10<br />Albert Einstein, Bob Dylan, Martin Luther King, Jr., Richard Branson, John Lennon (with Yoko Ono), R. Buckminster Fuller, Thomas Edison, Muhammad Ali, Ted Turner, Maria Callas, Mahatma Gandhi, Amelia Earhart, Alfred Hitchcock, Martha Graham, Jim Henson (with Kermit the Frog), Frank Lloyd Wright, Pablo Picasso and _________________<br />
  13. 13. Connect A11<br />China - wan <br />England - fylfot <br />Germany - Hakenkreuz<br />Greece - tetraskelion and gammadion <br />India - ____________<br />
  14. 14. Connect A12<br />
  15. 15. Connect A13<br />
  16. 16. Connect A14<br />
  17. 17. Connect A15<br />Zakumi and JabulanisuccededGoleo and Teamgeist<br />
  18. 18. Connect A16<br />
  19. 19. Connect A17<br />It was discovered in 1865 when an English archaeologist, Frank Calvert, excavated trial trenches in a field he had bought from a local farmer at Hisarlık, near Truva .In 1868 a wealthy German businessman, Heinrich Schliemann, after a chance meeting between the two men in Çanakkale town, also began excavating in this area<br />
  20. 20. Connect A18<br />Golden Age, New Generation, Monday Night Wars and Attitude Era are the names given to the different periods in its history.<br />
  21. 21. Connect A19<br />An 18th century play by Voltaire and a 1976 song by Johnny Walkelin are named after this country.<br />
  22. 22. Connect A20<br />Co-inventor of this game along with Piet Hein.<br />
  23. 23. Connect A21*<br />
  24. 24. Connect A22<br />
  25. 25. Connect A23*<br />He was the most notable leader of the slaves in the Third Servile War, a major slave uprising against the Roman Republic. Little is known about him beyond the events of the war, and surviving historical accounts are sometimes contradictory and may not always be reliable.<br />His struggle, often seen as oppressed people fighting for their freedom against a slave-owning aristocracy, has found new meaning for modern writers since the 19th century. His rebellion has proven inspirational to many modern literary and political writers, making him a folk hero among cultures both ancient and modern.<br />
  26. 26. Connect A24<br />The sound of lifting the bolt<br />The sound of pulling the bolt back and ejecting the spent cartridge<br />The sound of (in one motion) chambering a round by sliding the bolt forward and slapping the bolt down to cock and lock the rifle<br />
  27. 27. Connect A25<br />
  28. 28. Connect A26<br />_____ sleep is classified into two categories: tonic and phasic. It was identified and defined by Kleitman and Aserinsky in the early 1950s.Criteria for _____ sleep includes not only rapid movement of the eyes, but also low muscle tone and a rapid, low voltage EEG; these features are easily discernible in a polysomnogram, the sleep study typically done for patients with suspected sleep disorders. Fill in the blank.<br />
  29. 29. Connect A27*<br />While he was at the NSD, 1986, he was considered for a role in the SoorajBarjatya film Maine PyarKiya which would go on to become a blockbuster, "presumably" that of Prem which was played by Salman Khan. But for some reason, he didn't make an effort.<br />He made his film debut with Mani Ratnam'sDil Se in 1998<br />
  30. 30. Connect A28<br />He came to stardom with a play called Purush.<br />Originally a Marathi play and recently adapted to Hindi on account of popularity.<br />The play shows the evil side of man. He plays a local politician who rapes Social Activist Ayesha Jhulka. Ayesha Jhulka wants revenge.<br /> The script doesn’t have much to offer and it is quiet long. But watch it for his fiery performance alone.<br />Who are we talking about?<br />
  31. 31. Connect A29<br />X is an American business magnate, socialite, author and television personality. <br />By 1989, the effects of recession left X unable to meet loan payments. Although he shored up his businesses with additional loans and postponed interest payments, by 1991 increasing debt brought X to business bankruptcy and the brink of personal bankruptcy.<br />X was elected to the Gaming Hall of Fame in 1995<br />He is also an avid World Wrestling (WWE) Entertainment fan.<br />Who is he?<br />
  32. 32. Connect A30<br />Video<br />
  33. 33. SET 2<br />
  34. 34. Connect B1<br />
  35. 35. Connect B2<br />PART1 : “36-2A-36”<br />PART2:<br />
  36. 36. Connect B3<br />
  37. 37. Connect B4<br />Jean-Pierre Papin won Ballon d'Or in 1991 while playing for this club. <br />The home ground is StadeVélodrome football stadium where they have played since 1937.<br />
  38. 38. Connect B5<br />
  39. 39. Connect B6<br />
  40. 40. Connect B7<br />It is the first ‘remake’ to win the Best Picture Oscar award. The second one is ‘The Departed’.<br />
  41. 41. Connect B8<br />1971, 1973, 1974<br />
  42. 42. Connect B9<br />Leader of Opposition in LokSabha 1998 – 2004.<br />
  43. 43. Connect B10<br />
  44. 44. Connect B11<br />
  45. 45. Connect B12<br />
  46. 46. Connect B13<br />
  47. 47. Connect B14<br />
  48. 48. Connect B15<br />
  49. 49. Connect B16<br />
  50. 50. Connect B17<br />
  51. 51. Connect B18<br />It had been associated in a copyright row with the World Wildlife Fund in 2000.<br />
  52. 52. Connect B19<br />
  53. 53. Connect B20<br />From June 1945 to June 1948 he studied at the Carnegie Institute of Technology (now the Carnegie Mellon University) in Pittsburgh, with the aim of becoming an electrician like his father. Instead, he developed a great love and interest in issues such as number theory, Diophantine equations, quantum mechanics and relativity theory. He loved solving problems. In "Carnegie" he also became interested in the "bargaining problem" (negotiation problem), that John von Neumann and Oskar Morgenstern had left unanswered in their book Theory of Games and Economic Behavior . <br />
  54. 54. Connect B21<br />
  55. 55. Connect B22<br />
  56. 56. Connect B23<br />Based upon the true story of a doomed uprising of Roman slaves, _____ was a difficult production. Creative differences arose between Kubrick and Kirk Douglas, and the two reportedly had a stormy working relationship. Frustrated by his lack of creative control, Kubrick later largely disowned the film, which further angered Douglas.The friendship the two men had formed on Paths of Glory was destroyed by the experience of making the film. Years later, Douglas referred to Kubrick as "a talented shit."<br />
  57. 57. Connect B24<br />Civil Rights Act of 1871<br /> “Every person who under cover of any statute, ordinance, regulation, custom, or usage, of any State or Territory or the District of Columbia, subjects, or causes to be subjected, any citizen of the United States or other person within the jurisdiction thereof to the deprivation of any rights, privileges, or immunities secured by the Constitution and laws, shall be liable to the party injured in an action at law, Suit in equity, or other proper proceeding for redress, except that in any action brought against a judicial officer for an act or omission taken in such officer's judicial capacity, injunctive relief shall not be granted unless a declaratory decree was violated or declaratory relief was unavailable. For the purposes of this section, any Act of Congress applicable exclusively to the District of Columbia shall be considered to be a statute of the District of Columbia.”<br />This act is also known as?<br />
  58. 58. Connect B25<br />________ made several world record-breaking attempts after 1985, when in the spirit of the Blue Riband he attempted the fastest Atlantic Ocean crossing. His first attempt led to the boat capsizing in British waters and a rescue by RAF helicopter.In January 1991, ________ crossed the Pacific from Japan to Arctic Canada, 6,700 miles in a balloon of 2,600,000 cubic feet. This broke the record, with a speed of 245 miles per hour.In March 2004, _____ set a record by travelling from Dover to Calais in a Gibbs Aquada, in 1 hour, 40 minutes, and 6 seconds, the fastest crossing of the English Channel in an amphibious vehicle. Who is he?<br />
  59. 59. Connect B26<br />The title is a Southern expression meaning "At my wit's end," as if things were going so bad you could lose your faith in God. <br />Stipe "I wanted to write a classic obsession song. So I did." In addition to calling it a song about "obsession," Stipe has also referred to it as a song about "unrequited love" in which all actions and words of the object of your obsession are scrubbed for hidden meaning and hopeful signs. The lyrics pretty clearly support this. Name the band.<br />
  60. 60. Connect B27<br />Video<br />
  61. 61. Connect B28<br />
  62. 62. Connect B29<br />
  63. 63. Connect B30<br />
  64. 64. SET 3<br />
  65. 65. Connect C1<br />
  66. 66. Connect C2<br />
  67. 67. Connect C3<br />
  68. 68. Connect C4<br />Among many noted players, SamirNasri was a youth player at this club since age 9 before he was transferred to Arsenal in 2008.<br />
  69. 69. Connect C5<br />
  70. 70. Connect C6<br />
  71. 71. Connect C7<br />
  72. 72. Connect C8<br />1988, 1989, 1992<br />
  73. 73. Connect C9<br />Member of LokSabha from Rai Bareilly, Uttar Pradesh.<br />
  74. 74. Connect C10<br />
  75. 75. Connect C11<br />
  76. 76. Connect C12<br />
  77. 77. Connect C13<br />
  78. 78. Connect C14<br />
  79. 79. Connect C15<br />‘Zakumi loves football. At one time he decided to dye his hair green as he felt it would be the perfect camouflage against the green of the football pitch; a bit like his rosette spots are when hunting in the wilderness!’<br />
  80. 80. Connect C16<br />
  81. 81. Connect C17<br />It was in this film that Orlando Bloom killed Brad Pitt with an arrow through the latter’s heel.<br />
  82. 82. Connect C18<br />Its most watched events are collectively called the Big Four: Summer Slam, Survivor Series, Royal Rumble and WrestleMania.<br />
  83. 83. Connect C19<br />Only country in the world that shares its name with a province, a river and a currency.<br />
  84. 84. Connect C20<br />
  85. 85. Connect C21<br />C played the song X for B at a party, and later that same evening confessed to George that he was in love with his wife. The revelation caused no small upset between the three of them, but B and George remained married for several more years, and George and C retained their close friendship with no apparent signs of damage.<br />B divorced George in 1977 and married C in 1979 during a concert stop in Tucson, Arizona. George was not bitter about the divorce and attended C’s wedding party with Paul. During their relationship, C wrote another love ballad for her, "Wonderful Tonight". C and B divorced in 1989 after several years of separation.<br />Name the song X?<br />
  86. 86. Connect C22<br />
  87. 87. Connect C23<br />
  88. 88. Connect C24<br />
  89. 89. Connect C25<br />Author of the book loosing my virginity<br />
  90. 90. Connect C26<br />
  91. 91. Connect C27<br />
  92. 92. Connect C28<br />He has a honorary Captain's Rank from Indian Army. He underwent training for his role as a Army officer in the movie Prahaar. He was thus awarded the rank. He joined the Territorial Army (India) in early 90s.<br /> At the age of 54 he took up the sport of rifle shooting.He qualified for the G.V. Malvankar Championships. <br />Kaunhainyeh???<br />
  93. 93. Connect C29<br />Created by Mark Burnett and broadcast on NBC. Billed as "The Ultimate Job Interview", the show stars sixteen to eighteen business people competing in an elimination-style competition for a one-year, $250,000 starting contract of running one of X’s companies<br />The show has run for nine seasons, with the seventh, eighth and ninth seasons featuring celebrities competing for charity.<br />Same X, bataokaun?<br />
  94. 94. Connect C30<br />

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