Phoenix Inter College-School FINALS.

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The Phoenix Inter College-School Quiz Finals, Date: 22nd February, 2014, Venue: FUTURE INSTITUTE OF ENGINEERING AND MANAGEMENT
Total Rounds: 8, perhaps the only quiz which involved Pounce,Bounce, as well as Buzzers.

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Phoenix Inter College-School FINALS.

  1. 1. 8 ROUNDS, First 7 on Pounce and Bounce, last round on Buzzers MADLEE BANGALEE BOOKWORM(Literature) SCIENCE AND INVENTIONS BIOSCOPE A UKI(Films) SOUND OF MUSIC SUTAR SANDHANE(Connect) JIYOH KHILADI(Sports) MIXED BAG ON BUZZERS(Circuit Breakers) TOTAL NUMBER OF QUESTIONS: 78
  2. 2. MADLEE BANGALEE
  3. 3. His book was selected as the official book by the secretariat of the International Year of Astronomy declared by UN General Assembly in 2009, The slogan of IYA2009 was “THE UNIVERSE -YOURS TO DISCOVER", he became the first Indian to receive a phD from IITKGP in 1958 with his thesis on Resonant Electronic Energy Transfers
  4. 4. MANI BHAUMICK
  5. 5. 146 Days younger than Rabindranath he was closely associated with Gurudev, Incidentally both of them were knighted as X was knighted the year before Tagore returned his back, was president of the Indian Association for Cultivation of Science from 1939-41, member of the INC served as the Bengal Legislative Congress under the reform scheme, received DCL and LLD degrees from Oxford and Edinburg, his alma mater was changed into his name after his death. Whos X?
  6. 6. Dr. Nilratan Sarkar, Campbell Medical College to NRS Medical College
  7. 7. Artist: Jyotindranath Tagore
  8. 8. As X was searching for an young mathematician, the Hindu College Maths Teacher John Tytler recommended the 19 year old Y. Y joined as a 'computer' being a master in spherical trigonometry, in 1875 in the 3rd edition of a book, the Preface which was initially written by him was missing, in 1876 Friend of India tagged it infamously as "ROBBERY OF THE DEAD", In 1854, the Derozian along with Peary Chand Mitra found the MASIK PATRIKA for the education and empowerment of women. Give X and Y. What is meant by "DEAD"?
  9. 9. X-George Everest Y- Radhanath Sikdar DEAD: Mount Everest.
  10. 10. Made his first class debut in 1930 and went on to play his first test 19 years later in 1949 against the WestIndies at the age of 38, and as India had no Tests in the next 3 years he remained to be an "one test wonder" whose fierce spell in second innings of 4/54 and a six with his bat in the second innings had almost won it for India but ended as a draw after a ton from Hazare and contributions by Rusi Modi and Lala Amarnath who kept wicket as Probhir Sen dislocated his shoulder, this was the first time two bengalis had played for India, However his best moment was in 1946 in Oval against Surrey when he scored 121 batting at number 11 as Chandu Sarwate scored 124* making it the only time in first class cricket that number 10 and 11 had scored centuries, adding 249 runs In just over 3 hours to make it the second highest 10th wicket partnership ever. In the inaugural match in Braborne stadium he picked 6/89 for CCI vs Lord Tennyson’s 11, was picked for an unofficial test against Australia which made him miss the first ever Ranji match for Bengal.
  11. 11. SHUTE BANERJEE
  12. 12. X was established in 1918, it was the meeting point for those involved in the Swadeshi movement, as per suggestion given by Acharya Prafulla Chandra Roy, who had asked Nihar Ranjan Mazumdar to prepare “something” that would not only quench the students’ thirst but would also be a mouthful “Y” came into being. Give X and Y.
  13. 13. PARAMOUNT, DAAB SHERBET
  14. 14. MA in English from CU, taught English in Maulana Azad and Presidency he was a dominating Bengali writer in 1940s, works include Naam Rekhechi Komol Gondhar, Chorabali in 1938, inspired by Marxist Philosophy and T.S. Eliot, with writers like Subhash Mukhopadhyay he formed the "Anti Fascist Writers and Artist Association" in 1947 and was a part of IPTA. Winner of Sahitya Akademi in 1965 and Jnanpith Award in 1971, 2nd bengali after Tarashankar Bandopadhyay, followed by Ashapurna Devi, his friend Subhash Mukhopadhyay(1991) and Maheswata Devi. Known to be a close friend of Jamini Roy he had thus books based on Indian art, Interestingly both features as a subject in a famous Bengali song
  15. 15. BISHNU DEY. Gaan: Coffee House, “Kakhono Bishnu Dey kakhono Jamini Roy ei niye torko ta choltoh”
  16. 16. Artist: DEBABRATA BISWAS
  17. 17. BOOKWORM (A ROUND ON LITERATURE)
  18. 18. PULITZER
  19. 19. Besides the 53 members of the Commonwealth of Nations, there are two other countries whose citizens that could be nominated for Booker Prize till 2013, one of them is the Republic of Ireland, what is the other?
  20. 20. ZIMBABWE
  21. 21. SAROO BIERLEY, Claim to fame: Found his parents using Google Earth after 25 years.
  22. 22. Winner of the Academy Award as well as the Nobel Prize, G.B Shaw was his country’s second recipient of the Nobel Prize(for Literature) in 1925, Who was the first? Hint: Year 1923, Category: Literature
  23. 23. William Butler Yeats Work out Funda: 10 years after Rabi Thakur received his.
  24. 24. Narayan Debnath
  25. 25. Nil Darpan by Dinobandhu Mitra was tranlated into English by him, hint: A popular road in my area Behala is named after him
  26. 26. JAMES LONG
  27. 27. Halley’s Comet: 16th November, 1835. X was born 14 days after it. Halley’s Comet: 20th April, 1910. X passed away the day after it appeared. The truth is he came with the Halley’s comet and predicted he would go with it and yes he was dead right, a year before his death Y visited him in Redding to film him, the only known footage of the author and was used in a two reel short film “The Prince and the Pauper.” Identify X and Y.
  28. 28. X-Mark Twain Y-Thomas Alva Edison
  29. 29. BANKUBABUR BANDHU by Satyajit Ray, initially released in Sandesh Patrika in 1963, before it was scripted for the Alien supposed to star Marlon Brando in 1969, the project was cancelled, which meant 13years later Speilberg went on to make ET.
  30. 30. SCIENCE AND INVENTIONS
  31. 31. LYMAN BRIGGS, CHAIRMAN OF THE URANIUM COMMITTEE. Roosevelt made his first call to him after receiving Einstein’s letter.
  32. 32. “Cyber criminals? I'd say they're the most tamed animals in our zoo! In recent years we've been discovering much wilder, more dangerous stuff — more and more viruses that can be classified as cyber weapons, created by nation states or by private companies sponsored by them. Though you can never be absolutely safe, our staff hasn't been threatened, and I hope never will be. This may be because we fight malware, we don't conduct criminal investigations. This is what the police should do. I believe the World Wide Web should be divided into three zones. A red zone for critical processes; for operations in this zone an Internet ID should be mandatory. Then comes the yellow zone, where minimal authorization is needed; for example, age verification for online shops selling alcohol, or adult stores. And finally there’s the green zone: blogs, social networks, news sites, chats… - everything that’s about your freedom of speech. No authorization required ” Who is the speaker?
  33. 33. EUGENE KASPERSKY
  34. 34. Schwarzschild Radius EI PROSHNO TIR JONNE AMI BHOYANOK GALI KHEYECHI! Tobe Keu S radius bolleo takey nombor dewa hotoh, The Lobotomists were the only one who got it correct.
  35. 35. The picture on the left is Irving Langmuir, inventor of high vaccum tube, nobel prize in chemistry in 1932, he is often associated with a famous Indian Bengali Scientist, who? And why?
  36. 36. MEGHNAD SAHA, THE SAHA IONISATION EQUATION ALSO KNOWN AS Saha–Langmuir equation
  37. 37. So ‘X’ was in his sleep and in his dream he watched a snake biting its tail, it gave him the idea that its(‘Y’) shape must be spherical. Identify X and Y.
  38. 38. August Kekule, Benzene. A sitter fo finish the round
  39. 39. BIOSCOPE A UKI
  40. 40. "When X got assassinated, I get a call immediately from the Washington Post and they said, 'Do you feel responsible for this?' and I said 'What do you mean, responsible?' 'Well, I mean you're the one that predicted there would be a political assassination of a star'. 'And I said 'Well, I don't feel responsible,' but I said, 'but don't you feel responsible for not heeding my warning?' Give X, the speaker, the film.
  41. 41. X= JOHN LENNON DIRECTOR: ROBERT ALTMAN FILM: NASHVILLE
  42. 42. A French Film got nomination from which country? In fact in received Oscar for Best Foreign film in the year Taxi Driver was nominated, happened to be the Country’s only Oscar till date
  43. 43. IVORY COAST
  44. 44. COMPLETE AND CONNECT
  45. 45. TRIVIA: ONLY THREE FILMS TO WIN OSCARS IN ALL FIVE CATEGORIES. 3RD FILM: SILENCE OF THE LAMBS
  46. 46. He is the ONLY Director to direct a FILM of his twice with the same name in same language in a gap of 23 years, Identify the director and the film.
  47. 47. Answer: ALFRED HITCHCOCK (THE MAN WHO KNEW TOO MUCH) (1934 & 1957)
  48. 48. When Sharmila Tagore was asked if there was any character she felt she could have played better, she said "Yes, the one played by Bobita in the Manik da film X", which film was she referring to? Hint: This film was initially thought to be made in black and white but was ended up making in COLOUR
  49. 49. Ans: ASHANI SANKET
  50. 50. The film was released on April 4, 1968, the same day as the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. The late Indian Prime Minister Indira Gandhi was very fond of repeating the line "In India we don't think who we are, we know who we are!".- the character's reply to a hostile "who do you think you are?“ Name the film/character/the person who played the character.
  51. 51. MOVIE: THE PARTY CHARACTER: HRUNDI V. BAKSHI ACTOR: PETER SELLERS
  52. 52. On the left is John Stanley Wojtowicz a robber in real life attempted to rob a branch in Chase Manhattan Bank on 22nd August 1972, based his plan on the scenes of a movie(X) he had seen the day before. Incidentally 3 years later a movie was made on his life starring “two” of the Stars of the movie ‘X’, he felt the person who acted in his role was excellent but complained the movie to be 30% accurate based on a life article “Boys in the bank”, the screenplay writer complained John was visited many times in prison for details but he refused as he felt he was not paid enough for the rights of the story.
  53. 53. MOVIE- DOG DAY AFTERNOON “TWO STARS”- AL PACINO, JOHN CAZALE X- OFCOURSE THE GODFATHER
  54. 54. FUNDA
  55. 55. JACK DONOVAN FOLEY, FOLEY ARTIST, KAUSHIK GANGULY’S FILM “SHABDO” WAS BASED ON IT.
  56. 56. INTERVAL A BREAK WAS TAKEN AFTER THE FIRST 4 ROUNDS
  57. 57. SOUND OF MUSIC 13 LUCKY TRACKS
  58. 58. TRACK LISTS: 1. Video Killed the Radio Star, Band and Copy cat. 2.Gimme Hope Joanna, Singer? Who/What /Whom is the song based? 3. Jagao Mere Des, Coke Studio, ARR, Original Lyricist: Rabi Thakur(Chitto Jetha Bhoysunyo), who is the Hindi lyricist? Identify female voice.
  59. 59. 4) Phanka Frame, Singer: Anupam Roy, Album? 5) Little Green Bag, in which movie was it used as the title track? 6) Kotota Poth Perole tobe Pothik bola jaye, Inspiration? 7) Then he kissed me, Band? Scorsese used this song in one of his movies, which movie?
  60. 60. 8.) Raju Rani Rambo, singer: Anjan Dutta, Album? 9.)No Puedo Spanish Folk song, singer and film. 10) Kemon Acho, music director Suman, identify female voice. 11) Oh By Jingo, Singer: Danny Kaye, copycat and film. 12) Godfather title track. Music Director? 13) When I Need You, copy cat song and movie.
  61. 61. ANSWERS 1. The Buggles, Bappi Lahiri, Koi yaha nache nache 2. Eddy Grant, mone pore IPL closing ceremony South Africa te? Song on Johannesberg 3. Prasoon Joshi, Suchismita 4. Dwitiyo Purush 5. Reservoir Dogs. 6. Blowin In the Wind, Bob Dylan 7. The Crystals, Goodfellas
  62. 62. 8.) Purono Guitar 9.) Dibyendu Mukherjee, Jaatiswar 10.) Sabina Yasmin 11.) Shing nei tobu nam tar singho, Lukhochuri, Kishore according to Lata was “Danny Kaye of India” 12) Nino Rota 13) Tum Se Milke, film: Parinda
  63. 63. SUTRAR SANDHANEY (ENT. CONNECTION) There are 8 sets, in each set there are 5 Slides, if you answer in First slide +50/-25, Second slide +40/-20, Third slide +30/-15, Fourth Slide +20/-10, Fifth Slide +10/0. WARNING: All the teams are expected to get every link in 5th Slide thus try taking your chances without playing safe  400 points on hand.
  64. 64. Link: Sunil Gangopadhyay Films: {Ore Kadal, Arike(Megh Brishti Alo)}(SHYAMAPRASAD), {Pratidwandi, Aranyer Din ratri}(SATYAJIT RAY), Mishawr Rahasya.(SRIJIT MUKHERJEE)
  65. 65. Link: O.Henry Films: Marilyn Monroe in Cop and the Anthem, The Clarion Call, The Ransom of Red Chief, The gift of the Magi, Lootera(The last leaf)
  66. 66. Link: Sujoy Ghosh. Jhankaar Beats( A tribute to R.D.Burman), Sacha Baron Cohen as Aladin(In Dictator), Nayantara in the film Anamika, a remake of Kahaani in South, Home Delivery, Byomkesh in Ritu da’s Satyannashi, the writer of the anthem KORBO LORBO JEETBO RE, previously worked in Reuters.
  67. 67. Link: Airport named after musicians. Antonio Carlos- Rio Chopin-Warsaw Chopin Airport Mozart-Salzburg W.A.Mozart Louis Armstrong- New Orleans John Lennon-Liverpool
  68. 68. Link: Dentistry in Movies Films: Laal Darja(Subhendu played a dentist), Laughing Gas of Chaplin, Marathon Man-Laurance Olivier, Django Unchained- Christoph Waltz as Dr. King Schultz, Christopher Lee as Dentist Wilbur Wonka in Charlie and the Chocolate Factory.
  69. 69. Link: Bhooter Bhobisyot Khudiram Bose- Putiram Bose Sandeep Bhutoria-Mir played it Haath kata Dilip-Haath kata Karthik Angurbala Devi-Kadalibala Devi Ramsey brothers-Danger Danger Danger!, Badlee Bangalee(the script of Ayan Sengupta) was a banter towards Dutt’s Madlee Bangalee, Bisk Farm- Anik Dutta’s first ad where he casted the same Swastika for “Debona Debona Debona Re!-Alpo te Swadh Metena, A swadh er bhaag hobena”
  70. 70. Link: Othello. Special Mention: Chazz da cracked it in first clue from Reversi-also known as Othello, Suresh Gopi won national award for best actor in 1997 playing Othello in a Malayalam film, Saptapadi- an inspiration from Othello, voices from Utpal Dutta, Jennifer Kapoor as Desdemona, Utpal Dutta and Sekhar Chatterjee in Othello(1959)-a huge hit then, Laurence Olivier as Othello, First Othello production by Star Theatre in 1919, Omkara ofcourse was inspired from Othello
  71. 71. Link: Masterpiece of cinema-SATYAJIT RAY Chader Pahar- The cover artist(1937) The River-Inspiration after Bicycle Thieves, un credited assistant director of Jean Renoir.(Verified) Shakespearewallah: Music Director in a non Ray movie,a Merchant-Ivory Production. Haroun and Sea Stories of Salman Rushdie: He named two fishes Gupi and Bagha. Audrey Hepburn: Presented him the Life time Achievement Award. Special Mention: Aditya Narayan Sen of class 9 cracked it in first clue.
  72. 72. JIYOH KHILADI (You wont believe not a single koschen from Cricket)
  73. 73. Broke Holland's Paul Litjens record of 267 goals on Oct 08 2004 vs India at Amritsar. First international player to score 300 goals Highest number of goals in a calendar year: 60 goals in 1999 Fastest to score 100 goals Fastest to score 200 goals He has scored one double hat trick and 21 hat tricks. His tally of 59 goals in 2004 is only one goal less than his record of 60 in 1999. Identify the legendary sports person.
  74. 74. SOHAIL ABBAS
  75. 75. Just after she became the first Indian woman to achieve “it”, she was challenged by Dani Samuels of Australia for a duel where a sponsor had offered $20,000 terming this as a “revenge match” after she had accused the Aussie for pulling out due to poor form. In Salinas, California the Indian had got the better of the Aussie in 2008, who is she?
  76. 76. DISCUS THROWER KRISHNA POONIA, Commonwealth Gold.
  77. 77. KARIM ABDUL JABBER, THE MAN WITH THE MAXIMUM NETS
  78. 78. Film: PUSKAS HUNGARY
  79. 79. ANSWER: PARIMAL DEY
  80. 80. GARY NEVILLE
  81. 81. When his new teacher asked his name (to enter in her roll book), he said the initials of his name (James Cleveland), but because of his strong Southern accent, she thought he said ……….. The name took, and he was known as ……… ………. for the rest of his life. Fill in the 3 blanks.
  82. 82. He said J.C., the Teacher heard Jesse, he was known as Jesse Owens through out his life.
  83. 83. MIXED BAG (BUZZERS) FINAL 20 KOSCHENS, 1st chance +10/-5 2nd chance +5/-2.5
  84. 84. Aardvark. For the first time saw some one who pressed the buzzers to get a -5 with an answer antelope and again pressed it on 2nd attempt with the correct answer to get +5 and comeback to 0. Person: Arpan Chazz Guha
  85. 85. In a 2009 interview, he said he was trying to "show that terrorists get their spiritual ammunition from parts of Islam and with this spiritual ammunition, and with dynamite and other explosives, they kill people."
  86. 86. ANSWER: KURT WESTERGAARD, THE DANISH CARTOONIST WHO DREW THE CARTOON OF MUHAMMAD WEARING A BOMB IN HIS TURBAN, the pic on the right side is Geert Wilders, the Dutch politician who had used his cartoon without permission in his film FITNA
  87. 87. LIRIL
  88. 88. JIMMY ZHINCHAK, MITHUN CHAKRABORTY
  89. 89. Known to be the “Berlin Wall”, the ball boy had come into limelight when he tackled Maradona in a training session very harshly only to anger him, scored 2 goals through out his career against Tunisia and four years later against Portugal, Identify.
  90. 90. FABIO CANNAVARO
  91. 91. CREATORS OF BATMAN AND JOKER
  92. 92. ABDUL KHALIQ. Asia ki Toofan kaha jata tha, par Milkha ne sab record tor dala.
  93. 93. AMAR GOPAL BOSE, THE FOUNDER OF BOSE CORPORATION.
  94. 94. TIGER TEXTING
  95. 95. Didn't you harbour ambitions of taking up acting? Oh, yes! I had played my father's daughter in Teen Kanya. I was also there in Samapti. But my school had a huge problem with me doing movies and my father had been sent a letter stating that the authorities didn't appreciate the idea of a student doing movies. Baba had to write a letter in reply where he had stated that since it was an offer for a Manik da movie, he had found it difficult to turn it down. Your father was a lawyer. How did he balance his home and career? My father was a criminal lawyer. He would first go to the court and, then, go for his shooting. There were days when I've seen him stay up till midnight reading up on the cases that he fought, including those of Hemanta Bose and Nepal Roy.
  96. 96. She was speaking on her father SANTOSH DUTTA, JATAYU!!!!
  97. 97. Left: Cricinfo of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, Right: Frank Shaklock on whom the character Sherlock Holmes was based.
  98. 98. FOOTLIGHTS, recent released book of Chaplin
  99. 99. X was popularized as the Romani language nickname ofJean Reinhardt, meaning "I awake“, it is a fictional coffin- dragging stranger in a few dozen Spaghetti Western films, originally played by X, and a high-level Python Web framework that encourages rapid development and clean, pragmatic design. X stands for what?
  100. 100. NERO, DJANGO
  101. 101. Ernesto Che Guevara
  102. 102. No one got this correct, its RABINDRANATH TAGORE.
  103. 103. He is an Indian immigrant and friend of Homer Simpson who is known for the catch phrase “Thank you, come again”, a US citizen he holds a phD in Computer Science initially graduating from Calcutta Technical Institute, his wife Manjula had given birth to octuplets; Anoop, Uma, Nabendu, Poonam, Priya, X, Sashi, and Gheet, when the town changes its name to Libertyville to be patriotic after it is claimed Springfield hates America, he temporarily changes his children's names to Lincoln, Freedom, Condoleezza, Coke, Pepsi, Manif est Destiny, Apple Pie, and Superman. Claims to be the fifth Beatle and a massive cricket fan, who is he?
  104. 104. APU, X-Sandeep.
  105. 105. In history first time a channel will be launched on DSTV to show live coverage of a certain personality, infact the channel has been named after the personality THE X-Y-Trial: A Carte Blanche Channel. The channel, which launches on 2 March, will also feature exclusive documentaries, profiles and in-depth expert analysis and will run till 20th March. The launch marks the first time DStv has used a pop-up channel to cover a major news event. “This pop-up channel will give our viewers in-depth coverage of the X Y Trial, with a rich variety of content and social media integration,” says MultiChoice head of content Aletta Alberts.
  106. 106. OSCAR PISTORIUS
  107. 107. Royal Bengal Hoverboat, Game: Subway Surfers MUMBAI
  108. 108. Until 1923 They used German papierback and issued local emergency notes, On September 1,1939 the Reichsmark notes were declared tender alongside this currency 1’X’=0.70 Reichsmark, On 30th September 1940 Reichsmark became the sole currency of this “ former free city” and notes were exchanged in Reichsmark till 15th October
  109. 109. DANZIG
  110. 110. Lived 100 years, this actor is the only recipient of the GOLD MEDAL from Academy, not been nominated a single time for the awards but received 5 Honorary Academy Awards, has the distinction for hosting the Oscar night for the most number of times
  111. 111. BOB HOPE

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