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Spent quiz finals

  1. 1. The Third Eye Welcomes you to the Sports and Entertainment Quiz-
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  3. 3. The Rules 45 Questions in the following categories Round 1 – 10 Questions – Clockwise Round 2 – 25 Questions in a Stage 3 format Round 3 – 10 Questions – Anti Clockwise Questions would be asked in Infinite Bounce Direct Questions would be asked of the table subsequent to the one that has answered the question irrespective of which table was asked the direct question in the first place. For e.g. – If the question is asked to Team 1 and is answered only after passing to Table 4 then the next direct question would be asked of Team 5 If no team is able to answer the question then the next direct would be asked of the same team. Therefore in the above example it would again go to Team 1 For a direct question or a pass – +5 points For a Pounce – +5 if correct, -5 if wrong Quiz Master’s Decision is Final and binding
  4. 4. Question 1 Whose trademark is this?
  5. 5. Answer 1 Gareth Bale
  6. 6. Question 2 Fifteenth Century Scotland was filled with infighting amongst various clans. Clan Douglas was one of the foremost clans at this time. They grew so powerful that they were thought to be a grave threat to the then monarch. They were invited to dinner to a castle belonging to a loyal to the monarch. A mock trial followed and they were beheaded. What did this incident serve as an inspiration for?
  7. 7. Answer 2 ANSWER :Red Wedding, Game of Thrones
  8. 8. Question 3 The players who are part of the ATP (Association of Tennis Professionals) vote for a peer for the ATP's Sportsmanship Award. The Award was renamed in 1996 after a person who won the prize 5 times since its inception in 1982. Now, one other person has won it 8 times. Identify the two
  9. 9. Answer 3 Stefan Edberg Award, Roger Federer
  10. 10. Question 4 Sam Kass and Karen Bryla were undergrads at CarnegieMellon, when they found themselves to be a little too in sync as a couple. To overcome this “problem” to make quick decisions one way or the other, they created a game. Sam Kass wrote about the game in the 90s as a practice for his first webpage while learning HTML.Identify the game that gained popularity in 2008 and why?
  11. 11. Answer 4 Rock paper scissor lizard Spock / BBT
  12. 12. Question 5 What is being spoken about here? • Mark Cavendish came 29th at a cycling event 2012 London where he was the favorite. • England was beaten by German in 2010 world cup. • Andy Murray lost to Federer in the Wimbledon finals According to the Twitterati, ‘X’ was blamed for various losses, calling it the ‘Curse of X’. But he was redeemed of the same because Andy Murray won the Wimbledon this year! What/Who is X?
  13. 13. Answer 5 David Cameron
  14. 14. Question 6 – Identify X, Y and Z • X • Abhijeet • Y • Z • Sachin • Nikhil • Rajat • Purvi • Shreya • Pankaj (1998-present) (1999-present) (1998-present) (1998-present) (2010-present) (2011-present) (2012-present) (2011-present) (2012-present) (2012-present)
  15. 15. Answer 6 ACP PRADYAMNA, DAYA, FREDRICKS
  16. 16. Question 7 Connect these two people, who have a unique connect
  17. 17. Answer 7 Xavi Andorra and Stephen Ireland are the only footballers in history to have their surnames as their second names!
  18. 18. Question 8 In an open letter, X tells Y he is "fond of the actor's previous work”, and adds "I think I would enjoy meeting you," but urged the actor to drop his involvement in a film X saying "I do not believe it is going to be positive for me or the people I care about.” "I know the film intends to depict me and my work in a negative light. I believe it will distort events and subtract from public understanding. It does not seek to simplify, clarify or distil the truth, but rather it seeks to bury it. It will resurrect and amplify defamatory stories which were long ago shown to be false," X wrote. Identify X and Y.
  19. 19. Answer 8 X= Julian Assange. Y= Benedict Cumberbatch
  20. 20. Question 9 The first floodlit game in England took place in 1980 between Essex and the touring West Indians. Officials toyed with the idea of changing some of the rules, but eventually decided not to tinker and to play to the laws as they stood. Essex lent their mobile score box to the ground for this occasion for a reason. Which famous stadium did the match take place?
  21. 21. Answer 9 Stamford Bridge
  22. 22. Question 10 Carol Ann Susi and Earl Hindman are 2 people associated with this and of course the more famous ones. Coming into that list is one Bharti Achrekar. What connects all of them?
  23. 23. Answer 10 Characters Who Cannot Be Seen But Can Be Heard
  24. 24. Stage 3 -Rules 5 sets of 5 questions each Each set of 5 questions linked to a central theme OR Stage 2 Each of the Stage 2s have a common theme i.e. Stage 3 Scoring for the Stage 2 and 3 as under For a direct question or a pass +5 points No guesses allowed at the end of Question 1 OR Theme 1 for the Stage 2 and 3 respectively 1 attempt for the Stage 2 and 2 for the Stage 3 Quiz Master’s Decision is Final and binding
  25. 25. Theme 1
  26. 26. The kidnapping of a prominent scientist, Ajay Saxena (Nazir Hussain) prompts the Chief of Secret Services (K.N. Singh) to assign flamboyant X (Mahendra Sandhu) to this case. While on this assignment, X meets with Ajay's daughter, Anju (Asha Sachdev), who insists on assisting him. The duo is further assisted by Chandu aka James Bond (Jagdeep) and his gypsy girlfriend (Jayshree T). The two couples will soon have numerous challenges thrust on them, and will realize that their task is not only very difficult but also life threatening. Which 1977 movie am I talking about? This movie became quite famous in 2012 for obvious reasons.
  27. 27. NO GUESSES FOR THEME 1 AT THIS STAGE
  28. 28. Identify the logo-
  29. 29. ANY GUESSES FOR THEME 1 CLUE1- Agent Vinod CLUE 2- Afghanistan Cricket Board +20 or -15 points
  30. 30. Where would these two guys hail from? As in which part of the world?
  31. 31. XERXES IS THE GOD KING OF PERSIA IN FRANK MILLER’S 300 & DASTAN IS THE PRINCE OF PERSIA
  32. 32. ANY GUESSES FOR THEME 1 CLUE1- Agent Vinod CLUE 2- Afghanistan Cricket Board CLUE 3- Persia +15 or -10 points
  33. 33. The most successful football clubs in ‘which country’ are FC Bunyodkor and FC Pakhtakor?
  34. 34. UZBEKISTAN
  35. 35. ANY GUESSES FOR THEME 1 CLUE1- Agent Vinod CLUE 2- Afghanistan Cricket Board CLUE 3- Persia CLUE 4- Uzbekistan +10 or -5 points
  36. 36. “X" is Arabic for "quatrain", and is used to describe a Persian quatrain, or its derivative form in English and other languages. The plural form of the word, Y, is used to describe a collection of such quatrains. There are a number of possible rhyme schemes to the Y form, e.g. AABA, AAAA. In Persian verse, a X is visually only two lines long, its rhyme falling at the middle and end of the lines”. Identify Y Please.
  37. 37. RUBAIYAT
  38. 38. ANY GUESSES FOR THEME 1 CLUE1- Agent Vinod CLUE 2- Afghanistan Cricket Board CLUE 3- Persia CLUE 4- Uzbekistan CLUE 5- Rubaiyat 5 points
  39. 39. OMAR KHAYYAM • Agent Vinod (2012) has an Auction Of Item no 42 which is Omar Khayyam’s Rubáiyát , • He spent part of his childhood in the town of Balkh (present northern Afghanistan) • was a Persian mathematician, astronomer, philosopher and poet • Obtained education in Samarkand and then moved to Bukhara In Uzbekistan • Rubáiyát – the term is most associated with him
  40. 40. NO GUESSES FOR SUPER THEME AT THIS STAGE
  41. 41. THEME 2
  42. 42. Whose Studio is this? Where in the US is it based out of?
  43. 43. OPRAH WINFREY; CHICAGO
  44. 44. NO GUESSES FOR THEME 2 AT THIS STAGE
  45. 45. TOM HARDY, LOCKE, SINGLE ACTOR MOVIE
  46. 46. ANY GUESSES FOR THEME 2 CLUE 1- Chicago CLUE 2- Tom Hardy +20 or -15 points
  47. 47. These guys would be playing for which soccer team? Which city is the team based out of?
  48. 48. Naples
  49. 49. ANY GUESSES FOR THEME 2 CLUE 1- Chicago CLUE 2- Tom Hardy CLUE 3- Naples +15 or -10 points
  50. 50. Sean Connery has entertained the World Around us by playing various characters, Ironical is that He has won only 1 Oscar that too for Best actor In a supporting Role. The movie was based on 1957 Novel (same Title as the Film). The Book was later adapted into TV series in 1959 and 1993. Name the Film.
  51. 51. ANY GUESSES FOR THEME 2 CLUE 1- Chicago CLUE 2- Tom Hardy CLUE 3- Naples CLUE 4- The Untouchables +10 or -5 points
  52. 52. ANTHONY LA PAGLIA, ROAD TO PERDITION
  53. 53. ANY GUESSES FOR THEME 2 CLUE 1- Chicago CLUE 2- Tom Hardy CLUE 3- Naples CLUE 4- The Untouchables CLUE 5- Anthony La Paglia 5 points
  54. 54. • • • • • AND THE THEME ISCHICAGO – WHERE HE WAS FOR MOST OF HIS LIFE TOM HARDY – DUE TO PLAY HIM NEXT NAPLES – WHERE HE WAS BORN THE UNTOUCHABLES – BASED ON ELLIOT NESS AND HIS FIGHT AGAINST HIM • ANTHONY LA PAGLIA – PLAYING HIM IN THE ROAD TO PERDITION • ALPHONSE GABRIEL CAPONE
  55. 55. ANY GUESSES FOR SUPER THEME CLUE 1- Omar Khayyam CLUE 2- Alphonse Gabriel Capone +30 or -20 points
  56. 56. THEME 3
  57. 57. In French X is referred to as “Les Schtroumpf", which, according to Y, is a word invented during a meal with fellow cartoonist André Franquin, when he could not remember the word salt. There are more than one hundred X’s whose names are based on adjectives that emphasize their characteristics. What is X?
  58. 58. THE SMURFS, PEYO
  59. 59. NO GUESSES FOR THEME 3 AT THIS STAGE
  60. 60. What are we talking about – Thomas Jefferson had "Z served in the X manner" at a White House dinner in 1802 – The expression "XYZ " first occurs in print in English in the 1856 work Cookery for Maids of All Work by E Warren – XYZ – Cut new Z in thin slices, put them in boiling fat, and a little salt; fry both sides of a light golden brown colour; drain – In the early 20th century, the term XY was being used in the sense of "deepfried", for other foods such as onion rings or chicken – It is unlikely that "XY" is used in the sense of julienning, which is not attested until after XYZ.
  61. 61. FRENCH FRIED POTATOES
  62. 62. ANY GUESSES FOR THEME 3 CLUE 1- The Smurfs CLUE 2- French Fried Potatoes +20 or -15 points
  63. 63. Connect (we are not looking at players)
  64. 64. RED DEVILS
  65. 65. ANY GUESSES FOR THEME 3 CLUE 1- The Smurfs CLUE 2- French Fried Potatoes CLUE 3- Red Devils +15 or -10 points
  66. 66. According to Visible Measures, the number was actually closer to 48.5 million hits, as of 21st November 2013, making it second to only Volkswagen’s Darth Vader themed “The Force” Super Bowl spot, in 2011, as the most viewed auto campaign of all time. It took that ad 22 days to reach 40 million views and more than two months to reach 48.5 million. The X has achieved that in just nine days. Backed by Enya’s “Only Time”, the video has now gotten other celebs like Channing Tatum make spoofs of their own based on X. What is X?
  67. 67. JCVD SPLIT
  68. 68. ANY GUESSES FOR THEME 3 CLUE 1- The Smurfs CLUE 2- French Fried Potatoes CLUE 3- Red Devils CLUE 4- JCVD Split +10 or -5 points
  69. 69. Almost two years after her retirement and one year after the birth of her daughter in February 2008, it was announced that ‘X’, along with Tim Henman, Steffi Graf, and Andre Agassi, would play an exhibition event on Wimbledon's Centre Court in May, in order to test the new roof. Identify ‘X’.
  70. 70. KIM CLIJSTERS
  71. 71. ANY GUESSES FOR THEME 3 CLUE 1- Peyo CLUE 2- French Fried Potatoes CLUE 3- Red Devils CLUE 4- JCVD Split CLUE 5- Kim Clijsters 5 points
  72. 72. • • • • • • AND THE THEME IS PEYO – FROM HERE RED DEVILS – ALSO THEIR SOCCER TEAM FRENCH FRIED POTATOES – ACTUALLY CAME FROM BELGIUM JCVD – ALSO FROM HERE KIM CLIJSTERS – YET AGAIN FROM HERE BELGIUM
  73. 73. ANY GUESSES FOR SUPER THEME CLUE 1- Omar Khayyam CLUE 2- Alphonse Gabriel Capone CLUE 3- Belgium +20 or -10 points
  74. 74. THEME- 4
  75. 75. X was home to X City F.C., who were founded in 1885 and elected to the Football League in 1931, and played at their Sealand Road stadium until 1990, spending two years playing in Macclesfield before returning to the city to the new Deva Stadium – which straddles the border of England and Wales – in 1992. They were relegated again in 2009 and went out of business in March 2010 after 125 years in existence. Following their demise, a new team – X FC – was founded. They play at X City's Deva Stadium and after achieving promotion for the second consecutive year, the club will from the 2012–2013 season play in the Conference North league.
  76. 76. CHESTER
  77. 77. NO GUESSES FOR THEME 4 AT THIS STAGE
  78. 78. X is a fictional character created in 1919 by New York-based pulp writer Johnston McCulley. The character has been featured in numerous books, films, television series, and other media. Spanish for fox, X, is the secret identity of Don Diego de la Vega, a nobleman and master living in the Spanish colonial era of California. Who is X?
  79. 79. ANY GUESSES FOR THEME 4 CLUE 1- Chester CLUE 2- Zorro +20 or -15 points
  80. 80. ANY GUESSES FOR THEME 4 CLUE 1- Chester CLUE 2- Zorro CLUE 3- Indiana Jones +15 or -10 points
  81. 81. OPERATION WRATH OF GOD, MUNICH
  82. 82. ANY GUESSES FOR THEME 4 CLUE 1- Chester CLUE 2- Zorro CLUE 3- Indiana Jones CLUE 4- Munich +10 or -5 points
  83. 83. Identify this person-
  84. 84. Rachel Weisz
  85. 85. ANY GUESSES FOR THEME 4 CLUE 1- Chester CLUE 2- Zorro CLUE 3- Indiana Jones CLUE 4- Munich CLUE 5- Rachel Weisz 5 points
  86. 86. The theme is Daniel Craig• Born in Chester • Played the role of a Lt. Hidalgo in a US series called Zorro (2 episodes) • Played the role of Schiller in The Adventures of Young Indiana Jones: Daredevils of the Desert • Played the role of Steve in Munich • Married Rachel Weisz
  87. 87. ANY GUESSES FOR SUPER THEME CLUE 1- Omar Khayyam CLUE 2- Alphonse Gabriel Capone CLUE 3- Belgium CLUE 4- Daniel Craig +10 or -5 points
  88. 88. THEME- 5
  89. 89. NO GUESSES FOR THEME 5 AT THIS POINT
  90. 90. Where would you find THE RESTAURANT AT THE END OF THE UNIVERSE?
  91. 91. ANY GUESSES FOR THEME 5 CLUE 1- La Dolce Vita CLUE 2- The Hitchhiker’s Ultimate Guide to the Galaxy +20 or -15 points
  92. 92. ANY GUESSES FOR THEME 5 CLUE 1- La Dolce Vita CLUE 2- The Hitchhiker’s Ultimate Guide to the Galaxy CLUE 3- Citizen Kane +15 or -10 points
  93. 93. Identify the series and the protagonist-
  94. 94. MIKHAIL BLOMKVIST
  95. 95. ANY GUESSES FOR THEME 5 CLUE 1- La Dolce Vita CLUE 2- The Hitchhiker’s Ultimate Guide to the Galaxy CLUE 3- Citizen Kane CLUE 4- Mikhail Blomkvist +10 or -5 points
  96. 96. Identify the Character-
  97. 97. J Jonah Jameson
  98. 98. ANY GUESSES FOR THEME 5 CLUE 1- La Dolce Vita CLUE 2- The Hitchhiker’s Ultimate Guide to the Galaxy CLUE 3- Citizen Kane CLUE 4- Mikhail Blomkvist CLUE 5- J Jonah Jameson 5 points
  99. 99. • • • • • • Theme 5 isPAPPARAZZO – hence PAPARAZZI FORD PREFECT CITIZEN KANE MIKAEL BLOMQVIST J. JONAH JAMESON ALL FICTIONAL JOURNALISTS
  100. 100. ANY GUESSES FOR SUPER THEME CLUE 1- Omar Khayyam CLUE 2- Alphonse Gabriel Capone CLUE 3- Belgium CLUE 4- Daniel Craig CLUE 5- Fictional Journalists 5 points
  101. 101. AND THEREFORE OUR SUPER THEME WOULD BE • ALCAPONE ONLY REAL LIFE VILLAIN IN TINTIN COMICS • BELGIUM – HIS HOME COUNTRY SO WAS IT WITH THE AUTHOR : HERGE • OMAR KHAYYAM - IN KING OTTOKAR’S SCEPTRE, TINTIN ESCAPES FROM A BORDURIAN FRONTIER POST WITH THREE ESSENTIALS – A JUG OF WINE, A LOAF OF BREAD--AND SNOWY (REFERRING TO THE LINE “A JUG OF WINE, A LOAF OF BREAD--AND THOU” FROM THE RUBAIYAT OF OMAR KHAYYAM) • DANIEL CRAIG PLAYED RED RACKHAM IN THE STEVEN SPIELBERG MOVIE • FICTIONAL JOURNALISTS – NEED I EXPLAIN?
  102. 102. Round 3 question 1 Identify ‘X’ • 1978 Nona Gaprindashvii • 1984 Maia Chiburdanidze • 1991 Susan Polgar • 1992 JuditPolgar • 2002- X • 2008- Houyifan
  103. 103. Answer 1 Koneru Humpy
  104. 104. Question 2 – This is a comprehensive list of what? • Admiral Sir Miles Messervy, • Admiral Hargreaves, • Olivia Mansfield, • Lieutenant Colonel Gareth Mallory.
  105. 105. Answer 2 Name of all the characters who we know mostly as ‘M’ in the James Bond series
  106. 106. Question 3 Parcheesi is an American brand name. The game and its variants are known worldwide; for example, a similar game called Parchís is especially popular in Spain, and Parqués is a Colombian variant. A version is available in the United Kingdom under the name of X which is how we know it in India as well. What is X what is the Indian game Y that led to the brand name Parcheesi?
  107. 107. Answer 3 Ludo / Pachisi
  108. 108. Question 4 Identify the batsman and what happened to him in that test?
  109. 109. Answer 4 Dean Jones, dehydrated, Pongal Test ’86 tied.
  110. 110. Question 5 • Hotel Sheraton Centro Históricomexico • Bundeskunsthalle, Bonn • Central Military Club, Sofia • Tretyakov Gallery, Moscow • X (2013) • Connect and Find ‘X’
  111. 111. Answer 5 All the venues of the revised format of the World Chess Championships involving VishwanathanAnand. X= Hyatt Regency, Chennai
  112. 112. Question 6 Identify movie and what is the big deal about it?
  113. 113. Answer 6 LUCIA, FIRST CROWD SOURCED KANNADA MOVIE
  114. 114. Question 7 "Adi Shankaracharya" (1983) and "Bhagavad Gita" (1993), both directed by G.V. Iyer, have won National Awards for Best Film. What was the big deal about these 2 wins?
  115. 115. Answer 7 Sanskrit
  116. 116. Question 8 The word "X" is originally from Persian, meaning a show or theatrical entertainment of some kind. The word has spread to Hindi, Urdu and Marathi, to mean "fun" or "play". Colloquially the word has come to represent commotion or any activity or display with bustle and excitement, sometimes ironically in the sense of "a tempest in a teacup".
  117. 117. Answer 8 TAMASHA
  118. 118. Question 9 Identify this organization below. They tried buying their own island in the hopes of making their own country with no copyright law.
  119. 119. Answer 9 PIRATE BAY
  120. 120. Question 10 The principle of a _____ ________ is that each player will be pitted against another player who has done as well (or poorly) as him or herself. The first round is either drawn at random or seeded according to rating. Players who win receive a point, those who draw receive half a point and losers receive no points. Win, lose, or draw, all players proceed to the next round where winners are pitted against winners; losers are pitted against losers, and so on. In subsequent rounds, players face opponents with the same (or almost the same) score. No player is paired up against the same opponent twice however. Identify the format.
  121. 121. Answer 10 Swiss League
  122. 122. Thank you for your patience 

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