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  1. 1. Quiz about Quizzes :D
  2. 2. Example  XY was invented in the early 80s by Shankar Balakrishnan from Anna University in Madras. It was swiftly adopted by IIT Madras, and became widespread soon after. Some common digressional names for XY are infinite-zounds, Infinity arounds and British-Pub Rounds.  ANSWER: Infinite Bounce
  3. 3.  In the animal kingdom, XY is a Y that lives independently rather than with others as a member of a pack.  In literature, XY’s are aloof and emotionally unable or unwilling to directly interact with other characters in the story.  In military or security groups, XY’s frequently act on their own accord, insist on working alone, refuse to work with most of the members of a group and go against the plans of missions and attempt to complete a task alone.  ID XY
  4. 4. Answer
  5. 5. Lonewolf
  6. 6.  He is obsessed with riddles, puzzles and word games. He typically, premonitors both Batman and the police of his capers by sending them complex clues. His crimes are flamboyantly ostentatious. He usually wears a Domino mask with a green suit and bowler hat. A black, green, or purple question mark serves as his visual motif. Who is he?
  7. 7. Answer
  8. 8. Riddler
  9. 9.  Another name for a “muse”, a person who poses as a     subject for a painting or a sculpture, this word is also, in modern slang, used to describe the following: 1.) A person who is an experienced LSD user who hangs around with newbies to ensure they don’t do anything stupid. 2.) A girl who looks attractive only in a stationary position. 3.) A torpid person. 4.) A subject for ridicule in sports if unaccomplished.
  10. 10. Answer
  11. 11. Sitter!
  12. 12.  The film is based around the Twenty One quiz show scandals of the 1950s, the rise and fall of popular contestant Charles Van Doren after the rigged loss of Herb Stempel, and Congressional investigator Richard Goodwin's subsequent probe who also is a coproducer of the film. Featuring veteran actors Ralph Fiennes and John Turturro, after an initial bombing at the Box Office, this film got an excellent critical reception.  Twenty One was a notoriously rigged, albeit extremely popular American game show of the 1950’s, hosted by which was recast on NBC in a shifted format by the same name and hosted by Maury Povich.  ID the movie.
  13. 13. Answer
  14. 14. Quiz Show
  15. 15.  The X are three lower Artes Liberales (The Liberal Arts) i.e. grammar, logic and rhetoric. These were the topics of basic education, foundation of higher education.  In Ancient Rome, X was also used to describe a place where three roads met and something which is new and unprecedented.  The meaning "trite, commonplace, unimportant, slight" occurs from the late 16th century, notably in the works of Shakespeare.
  16. 16. Answer
  17. 17. TRIVIA
  18. 18.  They are a weekly event and have an advertised start time, most often in the evening. XY was developed in the late 1970s by Burns & Porter Associates who took the concept of having a few individual quizzes in public gathering parlors and developed this into a national institution comprising upwards of 10,000 teams competing weekly in their X leagues and knockouts. A 2009 study put the number of regular weekly XY’s in the UK at 22,445. Guinness Book of Records lists the "Quiz for Life", held at the Flanders Expo Halls in Ghent, Belgium, on 11 December 2010 with 2,280 participants the largest XY of all time.
  19. 19. Answer
  20. 20. Pub Quizzes
  21. 21.  The first attested use of the word is from 1781 and means a dandy. It later acquired a meaning of to make fun of, or to mock.  A well-known myth about the word says that in 1791 a Dublin theater owner named James Daly made a bet that he could introduce a word into the language within twenty-four hours. He then went out and hired a group of street urchins to write the word which was a nonsense word, on walls around the city of Dublin. Within a day, the word was common currency and had acquired a meaning (since no one knew what it meant, everyone thought it was some sort of test)  Some common styles of doing it are The Belgian, The Indian, Bait Bazi (Pakistani), Protmusis (Lithuanian), Music for the Masses (Australian), etc.
  22. 22. Answer
  23. 23. QUIZ
  24. 24.  The map shows countries, as dated today, participating in what’s Pat Gibson is celebrated for being a champion at. What?
  25. 25. Answer
  26. 26. WORLD QUIZZING CHAMPIONSHIP
  27. 27.  What does Wing commander GR Mulky Memorial Trophy ring a bell for?
  28. 28. Answer
  29. 29. MAHAQUIZZER
  30. 30. The most famous icon of the show is the black leather Eames Soft Pad Lounge chair designed in 1969, in which the contestants sit, lit by a solitary spotlight in an otherwise dark studio. The inspiration for this was the interrogations faced by the show's creator, Bill Wright, as a POW in World War II. The original black chair was given to Magnus Magnusson as a souvenir when he retired from the show. Which show?
  31. 31. ID https://fbcdn-sphotos-ha.akamaihd.net/hphotos-akash3/t1/q71/1601104_10152007826033089_323 5597_n.jpg

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