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Pointers
20 Questions
5*,10*,15* and 20* are for tie-breakers
6 Teams to Finals
Cell Phones- You all know the Drill 
Woul...
Special Thanks
Goodies/Prizes
0.
Since 1925, a certain Mahajan & Sons Private
Limited located at Meerut within NCR Delhi is
engaged in Manufacturing and...
Answer
BDM
1.
Originally held in a lecture hall at MIT, but as of now these
awards are held in Sanders Theater at Harvard University....
Image
Ig Nobel Prize
2.
The International Astronomical Union confirmed that asteroid
17473, a 3.5km-wide ball of black rubble on the other side...
Image
Answer
Freddie Mercury
3.
The 20 Rs Note in
Pakistan was
introduced in the year
2005 and as the norms
are M.A Jinnah is the
central figure as is
...
Answer
Mohenjodaro
4.
Wendy Doniger O’Flaherty used this syndrome first in her
1995 book “Other Peoples’ Myths: The Cave of Echoes”
to descri...
Answer
Mowgli Syndrome
5.
Called the Teen Murti (literally "three statues") Memorial by
British sculptor, Leonard Jennings, which stands on the r...
Images
Answer
Residence of the 1st Indian
Prime Minister
6.
Which biblical parable is being
described in the 1667 painting
of Dutch Legend, Rembrandt?
We see a son(kneeling),
fath...
Image
Answer
Return of the Prodigal Son
7.
More than 90 years after it was founded in 1925, this
institution is finally lengthening something. On 11
October, whic...
Answer
RSS Full Pants
8.
For a half century, the sturdy, Belgian-bred birds of the this
state’s police service have braved hawks, wind and rain ...
Image
Answer
Cuttack/Odisha
9.
As per Amitav Ghose’s River of Smoke, Many Indian
words, in various dialects were Loan words and
derivations from Portu...
Answer
Girja/Girjaghar
10.
When sailors wanted to know how fast they were going, they
would throw over the stern a lump of wood tied to a bit of ...
Image
Answer
Log on/Log In/Logging
11.
Ronald Edward Galella (1931) is
an American photographer,
known as the “The Godfather of
the U.S. paparazzi culture" b...
Answer
Marlon Brando
12.
_________was a rogue bull elephant responsible for
at least 27 deaths and destruction of property in the
jungled Sonit...
Answer
Osama Bin Laden
13.
Hydrox derived its name from the
atoms comprising water. In 1908,
the creators of this cookie were
looking for a name ...
Answer
Oreo
14.
Arnold (Arnoul) of Soissons or Arnold or Arnulf of Oudenburgca
(1040–1087) is a saint of the Roman Catholic Church. Ar...
Image
Answer
Beer/ Saint of Beer
15.
Who, as per many memes, in June 2016, is being compared
with/to the Gollum here?
Answer
Turkish President Tayyip
Erdogan
16.
It was in 2007, people in rural Antioquia, 200 miles north-
west of Bogota, began phoning the Ministry of
Environment ...
Answer
Pablo Escobar
17.
What’s common to the following?
A Portuguese, Dutch, Belgian and South African ice
cream brand owned by Unilever
A sta...
Answer
Ola
18.
This actor holds the record for 'Most Public Appearances
Made By A Film Star In 12 Hours’ beating Hollywood actor
Will...
Answer
AB Junior
19.
The unique multi-hued bark is the
most distinctive feature of the tree.
Patches of outer bark are shed
annually at dif...
Answer
Rainbow Eucalyptus/Tree
20. Whose Pursuits?
Enlarged Pic Follows
Answer
St. Francis XAVIER
Finals Follow…
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  1. 1. Pointers 20 Questions 5*,10*,15* and 20* are for tie-breakers 6 Teams to Finals Cell Phones- You all know the Drill  Would do a reverse recap at the end
  2. 2. Special Thanks
  3. 3. Goodies/Prizes
  4. 4. 0. Since 1925, a certain Mahajan & Sons Private Limited located at Meerut within NCR Delhi is engaged in Manufacturing and Export, has its own Infrastructure for Production with well-organized Distribution Network. It is the First Cricket House in India in Sports awarded as ISO 9001:2000 Certified Company issued by JAZ-ANZ, NEW ZEALAND for complying with the International Quality Standards and performing the Quality Management System. Which Firm?
  5. 5. Answer
  6. 6. BDM
  7. 7. 1. Originally held in a lecture hall at MIT, but as of now these awards are held in Sanders Theater at Harvard University. Throwing paper planes onto the stage and Miss Sweetie Poo jokes , a little girl who repeatedly cries out, "Please stop: I'm bored", in a high-pitched voice if speakers go on too long are regular traditions. The awards, now in its 26th year, delivered a $10 Trn Zimbabwean bill to winners as gesture to their contribution to society. Which Awards/Ceremony? The Logo is a satire of Rodin’s The Thinker and called The Stinker (Image Follows)
  8. 8. Image
  9. 9. Ig Nobel Prize
  10. 10. 2. The International Astronomical Union confirmed that asteroid 17473, a 3.5km-wide ball of black rubble on the other side of Mars has been named ____________ and was announced by the Guitarist, Brian May, coinciding with the music star’s 70th birthday in Sept 5th, 2016. Chris Lintott, professor of astrophysics at Oxford and presenter of The Sky at Night said: “I think it’s wonderful to name an asteroid after___________. He joins a list including all the Beatles, Frank Zappa, Bowie among others. It’s on a slightly eccentric orbit about the sun, just as the man himself was.” Fill in the Blanks <Image of Brian May Follows>
  11. 11. Image
  12. 12. Answer
  13. 13. Freddie Mercury
  14. 14. 3. The 20 Rs Note in Pakistan was introduced in the year 2005 and as the norms are M.A Jinnah is the central figure as is Gandhi in India. What constitutes the back of this note?
  15. 15. Answer
  16. 16. Mohenjodaro
  17. 17. 4. Wendy Doniger O’Flaherty used this syndrome first in her 1995 book “Other Peoples’ Myths: The Cave of Echoes” to describe mythological figures who succeed in bridging the animal and human worlds to become one with nature, a human animal, only to become trapped between the two worlds, not completely animal yet not entirely human. It is also a rarely used descriptive term for so-called feral children although is not a recognized psychological or physiological malady. The term originates from the a character from a book in 1894. What?
  18. 18. Answer
  19. 19. Mowgli Syndrome
  20. 20. 5. Called the Teen Murti (literally "three statues") Memorial by British sculptor, Leonard Jennings, which stands on the road junction in front of its extensive grounds. The memorial comprises life-size statues of three soldiers, and was built in 1922 in the memory of the Indian soldiers from three Indian princely states, namely; Jodhpur State, Hyderabad State and Mysore State. Housing the hunting lodge of Tuglaqs and the Nehru Planetarium, what did it serve as the 1st in India from 1947 to 1964? (The current equivalent is now in Lok Kalyan Marg) <Images follow>
  21. 21. Images
  22. 22. Answer
  23. 23. Residence of the 1st Indian Prime Minister
  24. 24. 6. Which biblical parable is being described in the 1667 painting of Dutch Legend, Rembrandt? We see a son(kneeling), father(holding), mother and brothers constituting the painting <Enlarged Image Follows>
  25. 25. Image
  26. 26. Answer
  27. 27. Return of the Prodigal Son
  28. 28. 7. More than 90 years after it was founded in 1925, this institution is finally lengthening something. On 11 October, which is also the the institution’s Foundation Day, it will be bidding farewell to one of its identities and doing an image make over. Almost 7 lakh new pairs have been ordered in the first phase and it is reported to cost Rs 250 per pair per member. Which Institution? What makeover?
  29. 29. Answer
  30. 30. RSS Full Pants
  31. 31. 8. For a half century, the sturdy, Belgian-bred birds of the this state’s police service have braved hawks, wind and rain to carry messages during floods, famine and other disasters. 21 of the homing pigeons were once praised by India's first prime minister, Jawaharlal Nehru. The department's 680 carrier pigeons were seen as costly anachronisms in an age of VHF radios and e-mail and slowly in the early 2000’s the postal pigeon department, India’s last was defucnt and obsolete. Which State/City of India? <Image>
  32. 32. Image
  33. 33. Answer
  34. 34. Cuttack/Odisha
  35. 35. 9. As per Amitav Ghose’s River of Smoke, Many Indian words, in various dialects were Loan words and derivations from Portuguese (Ex: Faltu from the word Falto). Which Hindi (even some other state languages) word came from Old Portuguese ygreja meaning congregation or even a cathedral?
  36. 36. Answer
  37. 37. Girja/Girjaghar
  38. 38. 10. When sailors wanted to know how fast they were going, they would throw over the stern a lump of wood tied to a bit of string with regularly spaced knots in it. By counting the number of knots that went out in a fixed time, they would know their speed - in knots, of course. With time these pieces of wood were used was recording arrivals and departures. People at, say, a secure establishment had to sign in when they arrived and sign out when they departed. Which phrase/word now ubiquitous in Internet/Work parlance? <Image>
  39. 39. Image
  40. 40. Answer
  41. 41. Log on/Log In/Logging
  42. 42. 11. Ronald Edward Galella (1931) is an American photographer, known as the “The Godfather of the U.S. paparazzi culture" by Time magazine and Vanity Fair. After an altercation with an actor who he followed in 1973, he started wearing a football helmet as he was knocked out of 5 teeth during the incident. Which Actor?
  43. 43. Answer
  44. 44. Marlon Brando
  45. 45. 12. _________was a rogue bull elephant responsible for at least 27 deaths and destruction of property in the jungled Sonitpur district of the Indian state of Assam. After a two-year rampage from 2004 to 2006, an elephant was eventually shot; but some were doubtful that the right animal was killed thus saying it is still at large. Who was this rogue elephant named after?
  46. 46. Answer
  47. 47. Osama Bin Laden
  48. 48. 13. Hydrox derived its name from the atoms comprising water. In 1908, the creators of this cookie were looking for a name that would convey "purity and goodness”. It debuted in 1908, was originally manufactured by Sunshine (later Sunshine Biscuits) and was sold for over ninety years. This was the actual inspiration/rip-off of a Nabisco/Cadbury product. What?
  49. 49. Answer
  50. 50. Oreo
  51. 51. 14. Arnold (Arnoul) of Soissons or Arnold or Arnulf of Oudenburgca (1040–1087) is a saint of the Roman Catholic Church. Arnold was an abbot in Oudenburg, Belgium. Rather than stand by while the local Christians drank water, he had them consume a particular potion and because of this, many people in his church survived the plague as the water was boiled in the process and thus, unknown to all, freed of pathogens. There are many depictions of St. Arnold with a mashing rake in his hand, to identify him. Put Funda on the potion or what he is otherwise known as? <Image follows>
  52. 52. Image
  53. 53. Answer
  54. 54. Beer/ Saint of Beer
  55. 55. 15. Who, as per many memes, in June 2016, is being compared with/to the Gollum here?
  56. 56. Answer
  57. 57. Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan
  58. 58. 16. It was in 2007, people in rural Antioquia, 200 miles north- west of Bogota, began phoning the Ministry of Environment to report sightings of a peculiar animal(Hippopotamus). The local environmental authority, which bears responsibility for them, estimates between 50 and 60, with most living in the lake at the park. Which Columbian brought just 3 of the Hippos (Which have bred to many mutiples) as a part of his personal zoo and in a way introduced Hippos to the country in 1991-93?
  59. 59. Answer
  60. 60. Pablo Escobar
  61. 61. 17. What’s common to the following? A Portuguese, Dutch, Belgian and South African ice cream brand owned by Unilever A stadium spectator choreography also known as audience wave A Polish form of the female name Alexandra A spelling variation of Aulakh, a clan or gotra of Jats in India
  62. 62. Answer
  63. 63. Ola
  64. 64. 18. This actor holds the record for 'Most Public Appearances Made By A Film Star In 12 Hours’ beating Hollywood actor Will Smith who had made three public appearances in 2 hours during the promotions of his film I, Robot in 2004. He did various promotional activities in 7 cities including Ghaziabad, Noida, Faridabad, Delhi, Gurgaon, Chandigarh and Mumbai on February 22, 2009, within a period of 12 hours. Not to mention, he travelled 1,800 km mostly by private jet and car to make it possible. For an extra point name the movie?
  65. 65. Answer
  66. 66. AB Junior
  67. 67. 19. The unique multi-hued bark is the most distinctive feature of the tree. Patches of outer bark are shed annually at different times, showing a bright green inner bark. This then darkens and matures to give blue, purple, orange and then maroon tones. The previous season’s bark peels off in strips to reveal a brightly colored new bark below. Used mostly for making white paper in Philippines, what is it commonly called as?
  68. 68. Answer
  69. 69. Rainbow Eucalyptus/Tree
  70. 70. 20. Whose Pursuits? Enlarged Pic Follows
  71. 71. Answer
  72. 72. St. Francis XAVIER
  73. 73. Finals Follow…
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