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Lieut - en - Ent
Prelims Answers
________works is a big data software company based in Santa Clara,
California. Having RVCE alumnus Arun Murthy as one of i...
ANSWER
Horton
______ is a German “Nautik” funeral doom metal band founded in 2004 by
Christian Hector, Daniel Droste and Stephan Adolph....
ANSWER
Ahab, or Moby Dick
Following are snips from the making of Jay-Z’s recent video, Family Feud.
Featuring a star studded cast, the video, direct...
ANSWER
Pocahontas
ID the punny name given to this creature which is a portmanteau of a
breed of dog and a creature which appeared in a 2017 ...
ANSWER
Porg + Corgi = Porgi
This is a cult metalcore band from Phoenix, Arizona.
The unusual concept behind the group has resulted in worldwide
attent...
ANSWER
Ned Flanders
What common misconception in the world of entertainment is this visual
in the following slide trying to debunk and explain...
ANSWER
Squidward is not a squid, but an octopus
The Star Trek Encyclopedia: A Reference Guide to the Future is an
encyclopedia of the in-universe information of the Star ...
ANSWER
Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy
X is a parody online video platform that houses an archive of footage
compiled from YouTube and celebrating “monotony and ...
ANSWER
Napflix
The March 9th edition of the famous Entertainment Weekly featured an
exclusive first look into the 2nd season of the accla...
ANSWER
Parks and Recreation
1. Reservoir cadets
2. Pulp Enterprise
3. Klingons unchained
4. True Vulcan romance
These are names that have been giving ...
ANSWER
Quentin Tarantino directing new Star Trek film
This is a dedication at the beginning of this author’s last book The Family.
Fill in the blank with the name of the author...
ANSWER
Mario Puzo
A scene from the 1971 Stanley Kubrick film A Clockwork Orange is shown
in the next two slides
Shown here is Malcolm Macdow...
ANSWER
Darth Vader
In late September 2009, the Eastern coast of Australia experienced its
worst desert storm in over 70 years. Described as “...
ANSWER
Blade Runner 2049
Roger Deakins
The ____________ is a unique form of movement that involves walking in a
crouched position, relying on the muscles of the ...
ANSWER
Duckwalk
Angus Young, Chuck Berry
The video shown is a film editing technique called a hip hop montage. It
is a subset of fast cutting used in film to portr...
ANSWER
Requiem for a Dream
The music video shows how a certain story would have gone if the main
character of a 2009 film never did what he had done....
ANSWER
Carl Fredericksen from UP
The show Westworld is also popular for having featured a Player Piano.
ID the song being played here in this scene featuri...
ANSWER
Back to Black - Amy Winehouse
The #MeToo campaign, arising as an aftermath of the Weinstein scandal has seen
support in various forms, and from various ...
ANSWER
To replace the red carpet with a black one
_____fest is the annual event that honors the remarkable vision of _____
and his amazing musical inventions that changed t...
ANSWER
MOOG Fest
Stranger Things
This is a picture of a tool used in marine ropework. Shaped in the form
of a polished metal cone tapered to a rounded or f...
ANSWER
Marlinspike
Haddock
Lester Burnham is the name of the protagonist of a 1999 drama film,
which could be considered to be inspired of a 1955 nov...
ANSWER
American Beauty
Lolita
The director of this 2014 film was quoted saying:
“All the tourists wanted to look at these drummers. A half-naked man in
...
ANSWER
Birdman
Times Square
In the 19th century, mercury was made in the manufacturing of these
products, which led to many of the workers suffering f...
ANSWER
X: Lewis Carroll/Charles Lutwidge
Phrase: Mad as a Hatter
Though the modern portrayal of a pirate borrows elements from
Herman Melville’s 1851 novel and Captain Hook of Peter Pan, ...
ANSWER
Long John Silver
Treasure Island
Mareep is a _______ type Pokemon, most often found in grassy fields,
though it can also be found in farms where its wool i...
ANSWER
Novel: Do Androids dream of Electric Sheep?
Anagram: Ampere
UTPT 2018 Lit-Ent Quiz Prelims
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The Prelims of the Literature-Entertainment quiz (Lieut-en-Ent) conducted at Under The Peepal Tree, the annual quiz fest of RV QuizCorp, on 23rd March 2018.

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UTPT 2018 Lit-Ent Quiz Prelims

  1. 1. Lieut - en - Ent Prelims Answers
  2. 2. ________works is a big data software company based in Santa Clara, California. Having RVCE alumnus Arun Murthy as one of its founders, the company employs contributors to the open source software project Apache Hadoop, and became the fastest venture to touch 100 million in revenue in 4 years. The company takes its name from a popular character from children’s literature known for its humour, kindness and compassion despite misadventures and hardship. FITB. Picture follows. Q1
  3. 3. ANSWER Horton
  4. 4. ______ is a German “Nautik” funeral doom metal band founded in 2004 by Christian Hector, Daniel Droste and Stephan Adolph. Like the source of their name, their obsession with the ocean is evident from their songs, such as: "The Divinity of Oceans" "O Father Sea" "Below the Sun" "The Pacific" "Old Thunder" ID the band name, or their source of thematic and lyrical inspiration. Picture follows Q2
  5. 5. ANSWER Ahab, or Moby Dick
  6. 6. Following are snips from the making of Jay-Z’s recent video, Family Feud. Featuring a star studded cast, the video, directed by Ava DuVernay weaves a futuristic saga beginning in the year 2444. In an interview with Washington Post, Ava remarks: “I loved the idea of their being Co-Presidents of the United States in the future. And that an ‘X’ was one of them. One of the first ideas I shared with Jay-Z. He was all in. We had fun dreaming this up. This country will not stay the same.” The person playing an X is also known for playing such characters in a variety of her films and most popularly as the inspiration for the physical design of Y, who was seen on screen in 1995. She also provided the voice for Y. ID Y. Picture follows Q3
  7. 7. ANSWER Pocahontas
  8. 8. ID the punny name given to this creature which is a portmanteau of a breed of dog and a creature which appeared in a 2017 installment of a popular film series. Picture follows Q4
  9. 9. ANSWER Porg + Corgi = Porgi
  10. 10. This is a cult metalcore band from Phoenix, Arizona. The unusual concept behind the group has resulted in worldwide attention, and has got them over 49,000 likes on Facebook. ID the inspiration behind their music. Picture follows Q5
  11. 11. ANSWER Ned Flanders
  12. 12. What common misconception in the world of entertainment is this visual in the following slide trying to debunk and explain, which possibly arises due to the name of a famous character? Picture follows. Q6
  13. 13. ANSWER Squidward is not a squid, but an octopus
  14. 14. The Star Trek Encyclopedia: A Reference Guide to the Future is an encyclopedia of the in-universe information of the Star Trek world. An interesting entry is that of Earth which is: The description is a nod to another popular science fiction series. ID the series. Picture follows Q7
  15. 15. ANSWER Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy
  16. 16. X is a parody online video platform that houses an archive of footage compiled from YouTube and celebrating “monotony and repetition” Highlights include the 2014 World Dog Show in Helsinki, the worst film as voted by IMDb Users which centres on Turkish political history. and a two-hour pétanque tournament. It has even started making originals: its first titled Subway and consisting of a rail journey between Canal St. and Coney Island in New York. With an aim to “take siesta to the next level” by celebrating the tranquil and bucolic, ID X, which is a pun on a popular media streaming site. Q8
  17. 17. ANSWER Napflix
  18. 18. The March 9th edition of the famous Entertainment Weekly featured an exclusive first look into the 2nd season of the acclaimed sci-fi thriller Westworld as its cover story. Following slide is a snip of the cover page. ID the part blanked out, which is a popular sitcom, the name of which can be seen as a pun/double entendre given the theme of Westworld. Picture follows. Q9
  19. 19. ANSWER Parks and Recreation
  20. 20. 1. Reservoir cadets 2. Pulp Enterprise 3. Klingons unchained 4. True Vulcan romance These are names that have been giving to what unlikely hollywood combination that set the Internet abuzz in December 2017? Q10
  21. 21. ANSWER Quentin Tarantino directing new Star Trek film
  22. 22. This is a dedication at the beginning of this author’s last book The Family. Fill in the blank with the name of the author. Picture follows. Q11
  23. 23. ANSWER Mario Puzo
  24. 24. A scene from the 1971 Stanley Kubrick film A Clockwork Orange is shown in the next two slides Shown here is Malcolm Macdowell’s character Alex at the disabled writer’s house. With him is the writer’s musclebound aide, Julian played by a former British bodybuilder and a Mr. Universe contestant. What role did he take up 7 years later? 2 pictures follow Q12
  25. 25. ANSWER Darth Vader
  26. 26. In late September 2009, the Eastern coast of Australia experienced its worst desert storm in over 70 years. Described as “seeing earth, wind and fire together”, the rare phenomenon was visible from space. It ultimately proved to be the inspiration for the set design of a 2017 sci- fi film, with the cinematographer X quoting “Denis [production designer] wanted it to have the red dust. There are these wonderful photos of the Sydney Opera House and it’s covered with red dust. That formed the basis for ___ _____.” Take a look at the images in the next slides. ID the 2017 film and the cinematographer. 3 pictures follow. Q13 (2 pointer)
  27. 27. ANSWER Blade Runner 2049 Roger Deakins
  28. 28. The ____________ is a unique form of movement that involves walking in a crouched position, relying on the muscles of the hips, thighs and lower legs for stabilization. It is sometimes used as a calisthenics exercise during military training or in sports like soccer and rugby to build strength and endurance in the legs. As an exercise, this involves lowering oneself into a crouch and keeping one’s weight on their heels. This is followed by achieving a balance of weight on one foot, and a repetition using both legs while advancing in the forward direction, carefully shifting balance while transitioning from one foot to the other. FITB(1 point) ID the two musicians who popularised this form of movement(0.5 each) Q14 (2 pointer)
  29. 29. ANSWER Duckwalk Angus Young, Chuck Berry
  30. 30. The video shown is a film editing technique called a hip hop montage. It is a subset of fast cutting used in film to portray a complex action through a rapid series of simple actions in fast motion, accompanied by sound effects. The technique was first given its name by director X, who used the technique in his film Y to portray a certain activity. According to the director's commentary the technique is used in film as a sample is used in hip hop, with a few moments of film or video, respectively, repeated throughout the work for effect. The technique is derived from the hip hop culture of the 1990s and jump cuts first pioneered in the French new wave. ID the film. Q15
  31. 31. ANSWER Requiem for a Dream
  32. 32. The music video shows how a certain story would have gone if the main character of a 2009 film never did what he had done. Dido stays in a charming, candy-colored house that happens to be nestled between two colossal commercial buildings. After she gets the boot, Dido stands in her front lawn and watches a demolition crew tear down her house. What is this music video seemingly unknowingly referencing? Q16
  33. 33. ANSWER Carl Fredericksen from UP
  34. 34. The show Westworld is also popular for having featured a Player Piano. ID the song being played here in this scene featuring Thandie Newton. Q17
  35. 35. ANSWER Back to Black - Amy Winehouse
  36. 36. The #MeToo campaign, arising as an aftermath of the Weinstein scandal has seen support in various forms, and from various artistes. An interesting form of protest was implored by German actress Claudia Eisinger, who suggested a small but significant change at the premiere of Wes Anderson’s movie Isle of Dogs at the Berlin Film festival earlier this year in her change.org petition. However, her idea was shut down by the festival’s chief Dieter Kosslick who said he wanted the festival’s activities to “delve deeper into the #MeToo discourse, deeper than our __(2)___ allows… So laying out a __(1)__ __(2)___ at the Berlinale is not the path we have chosen.” What was her suggestion for the organizers? Q18
  37. 37. ANSWER To replace the red carpet with a black one
  38. 38. _____fest is the annual event that honors the remarkable vision of _____ and his amazing musical inventions that changed the course of music, and celebrates his legacy as a sonic pioneer. The performing artists are the ones who use _____ instruments for their own works. The 2017 edition of the fest featured analog synth mavericks called S U R V I V E, who were seen by a TV show’s producers as the perfect audio counterpart to their retro adventure. Which show? Also, FITB. Q19 (2 pointer)
  39. 39. ANSWER MOOG Fest Stranger Things
  40. 40. This is a picture of a tool used in marine ropework. Shaped in the form of a polished metal cone tapered to a rounded or flattened point, it aids in tasks such as splicing ropes and untying knots. Derived from from the practice of winding small diameter twine around larger ropes to form protective whippings, it also gives its name to a country house, an allusion to the owning family’s maritime history. ID the tool and hence the family name.(1 point each) Picture follows Q20 (2 pointer)
  41. 41. ANSWER Marlinspike Haddock
  42. 42. Lester Burnham is the name of the protagonist of a 1999 drama film, which could be considered to be inspired of a 1955 novel that explores similar themes of romantic and paternal love. Uncannily, Lester Burnham is an anagram of one of the main characters of the novel who shares similar traits as Lester in the book. ID the film and the book. Q21 (2 points)
  43. 43. ANSWER American Beauty Lolita
  44. 44. The director of this 2014 film was quoted saying: “All the tourists wanted to look at these drummers. A half-naked man in _____ ______? They've seen that before.", when asked about how this iconic scene was shot. It was taken as a single continuous shot which was timed to perfection and to divert the attention of the crowd from the camera, a group of drummers were hired. Since production crew couldn’t afford to shut down ____ _____ or pay extras, onlookers unknowingly became part of the film. Which film, FITB. Q22
  45. 45. ANSWER Birdman Times Square
  46. 46. In the 19th century, mercury was made in the manufacturing of these products, which led to many of the workers suffering from mercury poisoning. The symptoms of this were mainly neurological damage, including slurred speech, memory loss, and tremors, which led to the phrase “___ __ _ ______” X’s uncle, Robert Lutwidge, took X to asylums which held the patients who were suffering from mercury poisoning where X saw that besides staging theatre plays, dances and other amusements, such asylums also held tea-parties. These incidences, among others, led to the wonderful world which was first shown in an 1865 novel authored by X. ID X, FITB. Q23 (2 pointer)
  47. 47. ANSWER X: Lewis Carroll/Charles Lutwidge Phrase: Mad as a Hatter
  48. 48. Though the modern portrayal of a pirate borrows elements from Herman Melville’s 1851 novel and Captain Hook of Peter Pan, it owes itself mostly to X of an 1800s novel. This is perhaps most highlighted by the Pirates of the Caribbean series which is heavily influenced by the characters of the novel and more importantly X. These include, but is not limited to X, being one legged, owning a parrot, excessive consumption of alcohol by X's crew and X's repetitive usage of 'mate' and 'lad'. ID X or the novel. Q24
  49. 49. ANSWER Long John Silver Treasure Island
  50. 50. Mareep is a _______ type Pokemon, most often found in grassy fields, though it can also be found in farms where its wool is used in high- quality clothing. Based off the Golden Fleece from Greek Mythology, its ability comes from a well known property of wool. ID the novel that it has been inspired from, which has also been made into a film series. The origin of its name can be traced to a popular rhyme, and it is also an anagram: a direct hint at it’s type. What is the anagram? Picture follows Q25 (2 pointer)
  51. 51. ANSWER Novel: Do Androids dream of Electric Sheep? Anagram: Ampere

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