Answers to the MELA quiz. QM- Varun Jain


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Answers to the MELA quiz. QM- Varun Jain

  1. 1. The Quiz master is an omnipresent omnipotent ham sandwich Ham Sandwich
  2. 2. Question 1 X is real while Y is fictional. It cannot be said that X inspired Y or vice versa. However, X and Y share a lot of common themes with each other. Both were essentially good guys, battled cancer and managed to survive the same. They were involved with drugs in different ways. Both indulged in threatening and intimidating their colleagues and friends for separate reasons. They were also arguably the best at what they did. Identify X and Y.
  3. 3. X- Lance Armstrong Answer 1 Y- Walter White
  4. 4. Which product/brand was the following print ad released for? Question 2
  5. 5. Britannia Glucose Biscuits Answer 2
  6. 6. What world event is this gentleman tweeting about? Question 3
  7. 7. Operation Neptune Spear- Assassination of Osama Without knowing what he was doing, Sohaib Athar, a.k.a. @ReallyVirtual live-tweeted the raid in which terrorist Osama bin Laden was killed. The IT consultant resides in Abbottabad, the town where bin Laden was found and killed by a U.S. military operation. Answer 3
  8. 8. Question 4 X is a documentary. Prior to the film’s debut at the International Documentary Festival of Amsterdam (IDFA) it was seen as a North Korean Propaganda movie about the western Propaganda. Released bit by bit over the internet the movie led to shocking reactions as to how believable/true(arguable) the documentary is despite it being a propaganda film from North Korea. However the ruse was lifted at the debut of the movie when it turned out to be that the film was made by a group of New Zealanders. Give me X.
  9. 9. Propaganda Answer 4
  10. 10. Partial discography of? Question 5 X from the X-ycho world Ssa2 3 Mi Ssajib XFive
  11. 11. Psy Answer 5 Psy from the Psy-ycho world Ssa2 3 Mi Ssajib PsyFive
  12. 12. Question 6 Spirit was an American jazz/hard rock/progressive rock/psychedelic band founded in 1967, based in Los Angeles, California. Their most commercially successful single in the US was "I Got A Line On You", but they were at least as well known for their albums including The Family That Plays Together, Clear, and Twelve Dreams of Dr. Sardonicus. However, they are known more in relation to X. It is said that X stole for Y from Spirit’s song Tauras. Y is probably one of the widest known of X’s song and supposedly started a new epoch in music. Y has been covered to death by several artists and at one. In one movie parody of the song, a guitar shop actually asks its customers not to play Y. X opened for Spirit before releasing Y and so it is assured that X had heard the song. Give me X and Y.
  13. 13. X - Led Zeppelin Answer 6 Y- Stairway to Heaven
  14. 14. Question 7 X is a 2008 novel by Y. Y is an American novelist and freelance journalist, who describes his work as transgressional fiction. Y is best noted for his novel Z. Z was turned into a movie and is extremely popular in both pop and cult culture. X was based on Annabel Chong. The main character in X is trying to outdo Chong by ‘doubling’ her infamous feat. Chong famously noted that she ‘Wanted to break the whole stud notion’ by doing what she did. X was named after a class of movies that actually depicts the murder of a person or people without using special effects. Give me X, Y and Z.
  15. 15. X - Snuff , Y – Chuck Palahniuk , Z- Fight Club Answer 7
  16. 16. Question 8 When asked why he painted ___________, X replied, 'Because I used to drink it. I used to have the same lunch every day.' Identify X.
  17. 17. X – Andy Warhol. Campbell's Soup Cans,which is sometimes referred to as 32 Campbell's Soup Cans, is a work of art produced in 1962 by Andy Warhol. It consists of thirty-two canvases, each measuring 20 inches (51 cm) in height × 16 inches (41 cm) in width and each consisting of a painting of a Campbell's Soup can—one of each of the canned soup varieties the company offered at the time Answer 8
  18. 18. Question 9 Continuing to evade the viewer's search for figurative elements in his paintings, X abandoned titles and started numbering his works. He said about this: "...look passively and try to receive what the painting has to offer and not bring a subject matter or preconceived idea of what they are to be looking for". X’s wife, said he "used to give his pictures conventional titles... but now he simply numbers them. Numbers are neutral. They make people look at a picture for what it is—pure painting." Idenitfy X.
  19. 19. Jackson Pollock Paul Jackson Pollock (January 28, 1912 – August 11, 1956), known as Jackson Pollock, was an influential American painter and a major figure in the abstract expressionist movement. He was well known for his unique style of drip painting. Answer 9
  20. 20. Question 10 The X Generator is a computer program that automatically produces imitations of X writing. It was written in 1996 by Andrew C. Bulhak of Monash University using the Dada Engine, a system for generating random text from recursive grammars. A free version is also hosted online. The essays are produced from a formal grammar defined by a recursive transition network. It was mentioned by biologist Richard Dawkins in the conclusion to his article "X Disrobed" (1998) for the scientific journal Nature. Identify X.
  21. 21. Post Modernism Answer 10 Postmodernism is a term that describes the postmodernist movement in the arts, its set of cultural tendencies and associated cultural movements. It is in general the era that follows Modernism. It frequently serves as an ambiguous overarching term for skeptical interpretations of culture, literature, art , philosophy, economics, architecture, fiction, and literary criticism. It is often associated with deconstruction and poststructuralism because its usage as a term gained significant popularity at the same time as twentieth-century poststructural thought.
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