X is a large and hideous looking fictional
creature, whose name is derived from
the last biblical giant. In children’s
novels, X first made it’s appearance in
Charles Perrault’s Puss in Boots. It later
began to appear in hundreds of story
books, including some famous ones like
Jack and the Beanstalk. Identify X.
This famous author has been switching jobs for a long
time. In 1931, he began working at the First National
Bank of Austria as a teller and a bookeeper. This bank
was operated informally and he was apparently
careless in keeping books and may have embezzled
funds. In 1894, he was accused by the bank of
embezzlement and lost his job. A federal indictment
followed and he was arrested on charges of
embezzlement. It was during his tenure in jail that he
met a prison guard whose name he later adopted as his
pseudonym. Name the author.
The Rudyard Kipling book was first published serially in
McClure’s Magazines and Casell’s Magazine in 1901.
The protagonist’s name is also the name of the book.
The protagonist is th orphaned son of an Irish soldier
and a poor Irish mother who both have died in
poverty. He befriends an aged Tibetan Lama who is on
a quest to free himself from the wheels of things by
finding the legendary river of the Arrow. This boy
becomes his chela or disciple and accompanies him in
his journey .The rest of the story is about this journey.
In 2003 this book was listed on BBC’s The Big Read Poll
of the UK’s “best loved novel”. Identify the novel
This person possesses quite a few
weapons, including the Lasso of
Truth, a pair of indestructible
bracelets, a tiara which serves as a
projectile, and, in some stories,
an invisible airplane. The alter ego of
this person is ‘Diana Prince’. Who am
I talking about?
The story begins with Roderigo, a rich and
dissolute gentleman, complaining to Iago, an
ensign, that Iago has not told him about the
secret marriage between Desdemona, the
daughter of a Senator named Brabantio,
and X, a Moorish general in the Venetian
army. He is upset by this development
because he loves Desdemona and had
previously asked her father for her hand in
marriage. Identify X.
This novel was written by Daniel Defoe in
1719. As was the procedure in those days, this
novel had a ridiculously long name: “The Life
and Strange Surprising Adventures of X, Of
York, Mariner: Who lived Eight and Twenty
Years, all alone in an un-inhabited Island on
the Coast of America, near the Mouth of the
Great River of Oroonoque; Having been cast
on Shore by Shipwreck, wherein all the Men
perished but himself. With An Account how he
was at last as strangely deliver'd by Pyrates”.
In the Oxford Dictionary, this word is
defined as “A person who is not
conversant with a particular activity or
skill”. The Urban Dictionary defines it
as a colloquial term for marijuana. It
has, however, an entirely different
meaning in the world of fantasy. Which
word am I talking about?
• As a teenager X wanted to become a writer. Upon telling his
mother this she responded with “My dear your father is an
engineer a logical, a reasonable man with a clear vision of
this world .Do you actually know what it means to be a
writer ?”. After researching X concluded that a writer “always
wears glasses and never combs his hair” and has a “duty and
obligation never to be understood by his generation”,
amongst other things.
• Between the ages of 16-20 he was committed in a mental
asylum from where he ran away 3times.
• His book revolves around the themes of self-improvement,
spirituality and personal growth.
• Identify the author
• The book X looks at a futuristic American
society where books are banned. It is named X
after the temperature at which paper catches
fire. The book burnings during the Nazi regime
is said to have inspired the author into writing
• Id the book.
• What am I talking about?
• House Baratheon - Ours is the Fury
• House Greyjoy - We Do Not Sow
• House X - Hear Me Roar!
• House Stark - Winter is Coming
• House Tully - Family, Duty, Honor
• House Piper - Brave and Beautiful
6. Who’s the Author of these books?
• Break with a Banshee
• Gadding with Ghouls
• Holidays with Hags
• Marauding with Monsters
• Travels with Trolls
• Voyages with Vampires
• Wanderings with Werewolves
• Who Am I?
• Dancing with the Wailing Widow
• Which celebrity’s biography is entitled ‘First
step 2 Forever: My Story’?
• On the back cover of this book it is written
“My family tells me to always be thankful. So
thank you. I wouldn’t be anywhere without
you. I see you from the stage; now you can
see me as I really am. This is how my world
changed so much, so fast thanks to your
undying support. This is me….and it is just the
‘First Step 2 Forever’.”
Q11. One of the most famous people of all time, this
author wrote just the 6 poems. Name him.
• Shall I compare thee to a summer's day?
• Sonnet 116
• The Rape of Lucrece
• A Lover's Complaint
• Sonnet 130
• Sonnet 1
• Pictures appear on screen you need to tell me
the connect between them.
• Buzzer round
• +10 if you give me the connect and +5 for
explanation. Each question has a value of 15
• -10 for a wrong answer
• A direct round.
• Clues appear one by one, +15 if you get it right
on the first clue. +10 on the second and +5 on
• If the team is not able to answer after the
third clue then the question passes clockwise.
• +5 for a passed question
• A statue of one of the characters created by
him sits on a rock in the Copenhagen harbor in
Langelinie. This small and unimposing statue is
a Copenhagen icon and a major tourist
• The 2013 Walt Disney movie “FROZEN” is
based on his fairy tale “The Snow Queen”
• April 2, his birthday, is celebrated
as International Children's Book Day.
At age sixteen, he released his first substantial
poems under a pseudonym which in English
means "Sun Lion“.
• He despised rote classroom
schooling which he called the "The
Parrot's Training", a bird is caged and
force-fed textbook pages—to
death. So, he visiting Santa Barbara,
conceived a new type of university
and named it Santiniketan.
• He is the only person in the world who has
written the national anthem of two countries.
• He is notable for his depiction
of the lives of the
poorer castes in traditional
Indian society. Hence, he is
referred to as the “Charles
Dickens of India.”
• His first book, The Untouchables, was
inspired by his aunt's experience when
she had a meal with a Muslim woman
and was treated as an outcast by his
family. It depicts a day in the life of
Bakha, a young "sweeper", who is
"untouchable" due to his work cleaning
• His famous work, Morning
Face, has won him the Sahitya
Akademi Award in 1971.
• This book has been challenged for
content dealing with sexually explicit
situations. Two teachers at Depew High
School near Buffalo, New York, used the
book for eleventh grade instruction. A
letter was sent to parents advising the
book contained controversial content.
• Chip Martin, Takumi Hikohito,
Lara Buterskaya and Mr. Starnes
are the main characters of this
• This is John Green’s first novel
which won the 2006 Michael L.
Printz Award from the American
Written by Jeff Kinney, the series
comprises of 9 books. The names
of the 2nd
books are Rodrick
Rules, The Last Straw, Dog Days,
The Ugly Truth, Cabin Fever, The
Third Wheel, Hard Luck and The
Name the first book of the series.
Written by David Morrell in 1972,
the protagonist of this book is X, a
Vietnam War veteran. He is being
hunted down by Captain Sam
Trautman and Sheriff Teasle. This
book was later adapted into a 1982
movie starring Sylvester Stallone.
Which book am I talking about?
6. Jack Canfield founded the Self
Esteem group. This group aims at
improving a persons respect for
one’s self. The author
implemented a few ideas from this
group into his series of books
which is also based on this
concept. Name the series.
9. X was the penname adopted by
a certain author. X was,
incidentally, also the name of the
cupbearer in Omar Khayyam’s
Rubaiyat. Thus, references to the
Rubaiyat is made in many of X’s
stories, the “Reginald on Christmas
Presents” in particular. Identify X.
Tie Breaker 1
• This particular fictional character was
originally depicted as suffering from a form of
• The best way to ward them off was to spill salt
or seeds over them. This creature would den
fall under a compulsion to count each grain of
salt or the number of seeds.
• Identify this character