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  1. 1. the literature and comics quiz
  2. 2. • The first set of questions gives you theopening lines of novels and poems. Justidentify the fictional work. Identify all to geta point extra.
  3. 3. Q1• It is a truth universally acknowledged, that asingle man in possession of a good fortune,must be in want of a wife.
  4. 4. Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen
  5. 5. Q2• Happy families are all alike; every unhappyfamily is unhappy in its own way.
  6. 6. Anna karenina by Leo Tolstoy
  7. 7. Q3•Of Mans First Disobedience, and the FruitOf that Forbidden Tree, whose mortal tastBrought Death into the World, and all ourwoe.
  8. 8. Paradise Lost by John Milton
  9. 9. Q4• He was an old man who fished alone in a skiffin the Gulf Stream and he had gone eighty-four days now without taking a fish.
  10. 10. The old man and the sea by ErnestHemingway
  11. 11. Q5• "To be born again," sang Gibreel Farishtatumbling from the heavens, "first you have todie."
  12. 12. The Satanic Verses by Salman Rushdie
  14. 14. Q6• After much contemplation, X could not decide ona name for the attack, so he asked his wife. Hiswife came up with the name and the stancesused during the attack. She also told X that itwould be easy to remember the name of theattack if he used the name of the famousHawaiian King named Y. X agreed, and the_______ attack was born.The pic below shows the Hawaiian Kingmentioned above.
  15. 15. Kamehameha
  16. 16. Q7
  17. 17. X claims to be India’s sole collector of original comic-bookart.A comic-book art is a comic book’s originalsketchwork..something like a blueprint for a comic-book.A comic book’s original sketch work, after it’s beenscanned for reproduction, is returned to its artist;companies such as Marvel and DC Comics only own therights of reproduction, not the originals themselves.Hergé sketch for the cover ofTintin in America sold for$1.22 million. A month later, one dealer said to The NewYork Observer: “People who bought this stuff in the 1970sgot a better return than anything else on the market, withthe exception of something like Microsoft.”X is surelyputting his money in the bank!!!!
  18. 18. Satyajit Chetri
  19. 19. Q8
  20. 20. • In this issue of Batman he encountered X, aniconic personality .
  21. 21. Adolf Hitler
  22. 22. Q9
  23. 23. • In Tintin Comics…there was a famous tripnamed Operation Ulysses…What was it allabout?
  24. 24. Tintin’s trip to Moon
  25. 25. Q10• X was founded by Detroit, Michigan-borncomics fan Y. When he moved to SanDiego, California in 1970, he organized a one-day convention on March 21, 1970 "as a kindof dry run for the larger convention he hopedto stage." Y went on to be associated with theconvention as president or manager, variously,for many years until becoming estranged fromthe organization. Identify X.
  26. 26. Comic Con
  27. 27. Q11• This comic book character made his debut inJanuary 1983. Unlike other characters in themagazine, this character was not originallyconceptualized by the creators of themagazine. He grew out of three stories sent tothe magazzine by a certain SameerSalman.Artist Ram Wareekar illustrated thestories and continued drawing this characteruntil 2003.Identify.
  28. 28. Suppandi
  29. 29. Q12)4 painters during the Italian RenaissanceTheir 1st names led to the naming of the protagonists ofthe strip/movie.
  30. 30. Teenage Mutants Ninja Turtle
  31. 31. Q13• X is the largest land-dwelling species of thefamily Mustelidae (weasels).It is referred by manynames suchas glutton(GuloGulo), carcajou, skunk bear,or quickhatch.The state of Michigan is, bytradition, known as "The XState", and the University ofMichigan takes the X as itsmascot. Why in a comicsquiz ?
  32. 32. Wolverine
  33. 33. Q14)Name it..
  34. 34. TURBOKAT
  35. 35. Q15• In “Asterix and the Magic Carpet” , a fakirbrings Asterix to India. What’s his name?
  36. 36. Whatiznehm
  37. 37. Q16• The X comic series was started by Y in an attemptto teach Indian children about their culturalheritage. He was shocked that Indian studentscould answer questions on Greek and Romanmythology, but were ignorant of their ownhistory, mythology and folklore. It so happenedthat a quiz contest aired on Doordarshan inFebruary 1967, in which participants could easilyanswer questions pertaining to Greek mythology,but were unable to reply to the question "Inthe Ramayana, who was Ramas mother?"
  38. 38. Amar Chitra Katha
  39. 39. Q17)Give me X..• Im Popeye the Sailor Man,Im Popeye the Sailor Man.Im strong to the finichCause I eats me X.Im Popeye the Sailor Man.Im one tough GazookusWhich hates all PalookasWot aint on the up and square.I biffs em and buffs emAnd always out roughs emBut none of em gets nowhere.If anyone dares to risk my "Fisk",Its "Boff" an its "Wham" unerstan?So keep "Good Be-hav-or"Thats your one life saverWith Popeye the Sailor Man.Im Popeye the Sailor Man,Im Popeye the Sailor Man.Im strong to the finichCause I eats me X.Im Popeye the Sailor Man.
  40. 40. Spinach
  41. 41. Q18• The site has become a face of freedom and a face of Indias liberals. Thesite is censored by the Indian government. Initially the creator of the sitehave chosen to remain anonymous, going under the assumed collectivename _____________. However in July 2009, Puneet Agarwal , the creatorof the site revealed his identity.It was criticized for portraying a charcter very similar to that of AmitabhBachchan in one of its issues. On 3 June 2009 the government of Indiabanned the site. Bloggers across the country criticized the move of theIndian government. There were efforts on the internet to reverse the ban.The site continues to be popular in India. According to Alexa, its currentlyamong the 100 most popular sites in India, and over 80% of the traffic tothe site comes from there. It is printed in 10 different Indian languages,not counting English., a startup blog from India even did a casestudy on their growth and strategy.What is being talked about here?
  42. 42. Q19)Some believe he picked itafter the name of a characterin a set of Persian poems.Others think that it is areference to this monkey, adescription of which appearsin his story "The Remoulding ofGroby Lington"Which famous pseudonym?
  43. 43. Saki (H.H Munro)
  44. 44. Q20
  45. 45. Jingle Bells• Written by James Lord Pierpont, it was actuallywritten and sung for Thanksgiving. Jingle Bell isis commonly taken to mean a certain kind ofbell
  46. 46. •Q21)This is the “first”Amar Chitra Kathathat came out.However there issomething strangeabout its numbering.• What and why?
  47. 47. • #1 – 10 werereproductions ofpopular Westernfairy tales in Indianlanguages.
  48. 48. Q22On March 1, 1928, a freckled, snub-nosed15-year-old boy scout Palle Huld left Copenhagenand circled the globe. Winner of a competitionrun by a Danish newspaper Politiken, Huld was re-enacting the Phileas Fogg adventure.What newspaper appearance the following yearsuggests that Huld was a wholesome influence?
  49. 49. Q23• Born in Jorhat, X studied sociology atthe Dibrugarh University, and journalism atthe Birla Institute of Liberal Arts andManagement Sciences, Kolkata. She gainedpopularity with her column in Letters fromKolkata in Asom Bani weekly and fame withher novel HRIDAY EK BIGYAPAN. X?
  50. 50. Anuradha Sharma Pujari
  51. 51. • The final set of questions will give you theclosing lines of a few poems and novels.Identify them. Identify all to get a pointextra.
  52. 52. Q24• He was soon borne away by the waves andlost on darkness and distance.
  53. 53. Frankenstein by Mary Shelley
  54. 54. Q25‘Datta. Dayadhvam. Damyata.Shantih shantih shantih’
  55. 55. The Waste Land by T.S Elliot
  56. 56. Q26• I am thinking of the aurochs and angels, thesecret of durable pigments, prophetic sonnets,the refuge of art. And this is the onlyimmorality you and I may share, my_________.
  57. 57. Lolita by Vladimir Nabokov
  58. 58. Q27• “Tomorrow, I’ll think of some way to get himback. After all, tomorrow is another day.”
  59. 59. Gone With the Wind by MargaretMitchell
  60. 60. Q28• The scar had not pained ______ for nineteenyears. All was well.
  61. 61. Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallowsby J.K Rowling