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Disambiguation round

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Disambiguation round

  1. 1. Finals… • 6 Teams • 6 Rounds – Disambiguation Round (Written) – Clockwise Infinite Bounce – Its Elementary (Written) – Anti-clockwise Infinite Bounce – Clockwise Pounce (Google Doodle) – Anti-clockwise Pounce(Animal Crackers)
  2. 2. Disambiguation Round A tribute to Wikipedia Written Round 6 Questions 10 Points Each
  3. 3. • Since we all use and abuse Wikipedia extensively, we thought of doing a round that highlights one of its unique features - the disambiguation page. • The objective of this round is simple. Each question will include clues from Wikipedia’s disambiguation page for a certain word and you have to guess the word.
  4. 4. ________ is a sharp fragment of material, usually wood, metal, or fibreglass. ________ may refer to: Music • ________ (The Offspring album) (2003) • "________”, the first song off the Sevendust album Cold Day Memory (2010) Film and television • ________ (2005 film), with Nickolas Grace • ________ (2006 film) by director Michael D. Olmos Fictional characters • ________, a character from the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles series • ________, an insect-like creature in the Nintendo game Metroid Prime 2: Echoes Other • ________, an American supercar made of wood • ________, a 2007 science fiction novel by British writer Adam Roberts • ________, a popular nickname of Greek basketball player Vassilis Spanoulis • ________ bid, a type of bid in contract bridge • ________ group, a smaller division of an organization or movement 1.
  5. 5. 2. A _______ is a mathematical set that has a _______ dimension that usually exceeds its topological dimension and may fall between the integers. ________are typically self-similar patterns, where self-similar means they are "the same from near as from far". _______ may also refer to: • _______, 2009 album by Swedish metal band Skyfire • _______, 2012 puzzle game from Philadelphia-based studio Cipher Prime • _______ art, a form of algorithmic art • _______ Design, US software company • ________ (plural), a scientific journal published by World Scientific
  6. 6. 3. ___________ is a web development tool. ________ or _____ ______ may also refer to: Literature • _____ ________ (plural), a 1996 fantasy anthology • _____ ______, a fictional character in the Marvel Comics universe • ___________, a type of fictional character in the fantasy novel trilogy Age of the Five Music • The _____ ______, a 1950s pop music singing group • The _____ ______, an album by Gary Wright • _____ ______, an album by Charles Lloyd • ___________, an album by Golem • "___________", a song by Stratovarius from Elements, Pt. 2 • "_____ ______", a song by REO Speedwagon from This Time We Mean It
  7. 7. 4. _____ is an established belief or doctrine. _____ may also refer to: • _____ (film), a 1999 film by Kevin Smith • _____ (studio), a Japanese adult video company Music: • The _____, an Italian metal band • _____ (Gegen die Zeit), an album by Taktloss and MC Basstard • _____ (Tall Dwarfs album) • _____: Music from the Motion Picture, a soundtrack album from the 1999 film • _____, a song by Marilyn Manson from Portrait of an American Family • _____, a spoken-word track by KMFDM from Xtort
  8. 8. 5. _____ may refer to: People • _____, an Italian physicist and inventor of the electric battery Rivers and lakes • Lake _____ in Ghana • _____ River, consisting of the: Black, Red and White _____ Other • _____, a crater on the moon named after the physicist • _____, a point of dramatic change in a poem • The Mars _____, an American musical group • La_____ ("The _____"), a Renaissance dance for couples • _____ a Portugal, an annual professional road bicycle race in Portugal • _____ a Catalunya, an annual professional road bicycle race in Catalonia, Spain • Microsoft Live Labs _____, a web development toolset by Microsoft • _____ Review, the journal of the AG Bell Association for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing • _____, a term used in glassblowing to describe the most efficient way to execute and construct any given design
  9. 9. 6. _________ is the common name for several species of obligate hemi-parasitic plants, and more generally for most leafy, shrub-like or liana, epiphytic parasites. _________ may also refer to: Media • _________ (album), a 2003 comedy album by The Bob & Tom Show • "_________" (Colbie Caillat song) • "_________" (Justin Bieber song) Military • USS _________, three ships of the U.S. Navy Places in the U.S • _________ Plantation, a quail hunting plantation in Florida • _________ School, a public elementary school in Redding, California • _________ State Park, a Georgia state park on the southern shore of Lake Strom Thurmond • _________ Villa, an historical place in North Carolina • _________, in Natchez, Mississippi, listed on the National Register of Historic Places in Mississippi
  10. 10. 7. ______ is a British slang term for a scientist or engineer. It may also refer to: • ______, computer platform game for the Acorn Electron and BBC Micro systems • ______, fictional hobbit family in The Lord of the Rings by J. R. R. Tolkien • ______, nickname given by the Royal Navy during World War II to the Mark V mountings for the Oerlikon 20 mm cannons up-gunned with the Bofors 40 mm gun • ______, variant spelling of the Welsh family name Baughan
  11. 11. ANSWERS
  12. 12. ________ is a sharp fragment of material, usually wood, metal, or fibreglass. ________ may refer to: Music • ________ (The Offspring album) (2003) • "________”, the first song off the Sevendust album Cold Day Memory (2010) Film and television • ________ (2005 film), with Nickolas Grace • ________ (2006 film) by director Michael D. Olmos Fictional characters • ________, a character from the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles series • ________, an insect-like creature in the Nintendo game Metroid Prime 2: Echoes Other • ________, an American supercar made of wood • ________, a 2007 science fiction novel by British writer Adam Roberts • ________, a popular nickname of Greek basketball player Vassilis Spanoulis • ________ bid, a type of bid in contract bridge • ________ group, a smaller division of an organization or movement 1.
  13. 13. The Answer is
  14. 14. Splinter
  15. 15. 2. A _______ is a mathematical set that has a _______ dimension that usually exceeds its topological dimension and may fall between the integers. ________are typically self-similar patterns, where self-similar means they are "the same from near as from far". _______ may also refer to: • _______, 2009 album by Swedish metal band Skyfire • _______, 2012 puzzle game from Philadelphia-based studio Cipher Prime • _______ art, a form of algorithmic art • _______ Design, US software company • ________ (plural), a scientific journal published by World Scientific
  16. 16. The Answer is
  17. 17. Fractal
  18. 18. 3. ___________ is a web development tool. ________ or _____ ______ may also refer to: Literature • _____ ________ (plural), a 1996 fantasy anthology • _____ ______, a fictional character in the Marvel Comics universe • ___________, a type of fictional character in the fantasy novel trilogy Age of the Five Music • The _____ ______, a 1950s pop music singing group • The _____ ______, an album by Gary Wright • _____ ______, an album by Charles Lloyd • ___________, an album by Golem • "___________", a song by Stratovarius from Elements, Pt. 2 • "_____ ______", a song by REO Speedwagon from This Time We Mean It
  19. 19. The Answer is
  20. 20. Dreamweaver or Dream Weaver
  21. 21. 4. _____ is an established belief or doctrine. _____ may also refer to: • _____ (film), a 1999 film by Kevin Smith • _____ (studio), a Japanese adult video company Music: • The _____, an Italian metal band • _____ (Gegen die Zeit), an album by Taktloss and MC Basstard • _____ (Tall Dwarfs album) • _____: Music from the Motion Picture, a soundtrack album from the 1999 film • _____, a song by Marilyn Manson from Portrait of an American Family • _____, a spoken-word track by KMFDM from Xtort
  22. 22. The Answer is
  23. 23. Dogma
  24. 24. 5. _____ may refer to: People • _____, an Italian physicist and inventor of the electric battery Rivers and lakes • Lake _____ in Ghana • _____ River, consisting of the: Black, Red and White _____ Other • _____, a crater on the moon named after the physicist • _____, a point of dramatic change in a poem • The Mars _____, an American musical group • La_____ ("The _____"), a Renaissance dance for couples • _____ a Portugal, an annual professional road bicycle race in Portugal • _____ a Catalunya, an annual professional road bicycle race in Catalonia, Spain • Microsoft Live Labs _____, a web development toolset by Microsoft • _____ Review, the journal of the AG Bell Association for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing • _____, a term used in glassblowing to describe the most efficient way to execute and construct any given design
  25. 25. The Answer is
  26. 26. Volta
  27. 27. 6. _________ is the common name for several species of obligate hemi-parasitic plants, and more generally for most leafy, shrub-like or liana, epiphytic parasites. _________ may also refer to: Media • _________ (album), a 2003 comedy album by The Bob & Tom Show • "_________" (Colbie Caillat song) • "_________" (Justin Bieber song) Military • USS _________, three ships of the U.S. Navy Places in the U.S • _________ Plantation, a quail hunting plantation in Florida • _________ School, a public elementary school in Redding, California • _________ State Park, a Georgia state park on the southern shore of Lake Strom Thurmond • _________ Villa, an historical place in North Carolina • _________, in Natchez, Mississippi, listed on the National Register of Historic Places in Mississippi
  28. 28. The Answer is
  29. 29. Mistletoe
  30. 30. 7. ______ is a British slang term for a scientist or engineer. It may also refer to: • ______, computer platform game for the Acorn Electron and BBC Micro systems • ______, fictional hobbit family in The Lord of the Rings by J. R. R. Tolkien • ______, nickname given by the Royal Navy during World War II to the Mark V mountings for the Oerlikon 20 mm cannons up-gunned with the Bofors 40 mm gun • ______, variant spelling of the Welsh family name Baughan
  31. 31. The Answer is
  32. 32. Boffin

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