Gen quiz prelims answers

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Gen quiz prelims answers

  1. 1. So long and thanks for all the FISHThe General Quiz – Brought to you by Team Atharva
  2. 2. PRELIMS• 20 questions• Watch out for the starred questions 1 to 5 – will be used to resolve ties• Questions 14 to 20 comprise the Stage 2 So long and thanks for all the FISH – Team Atharva
  3. 3. **1In the roman and medieval ages, __________ oftenconcerned themselves with the practical side of treatingillness and left the spiritual aspects to the priests andmonks. They often performed procedures ranging fromleeching and dentistry right up to surgical proceduressuch as amputations, hernia repairs and gallstoneoperations.In modern times,_____ are approached as part of routineor are completely ignored by many. Only few appreciatethe need of ____ in healthcare.The origin of their symbolis associated with the service of bloodletting and washistorically a representation of bloody bandages wrappedaround a pole. The original pole had a brass wash basinat the top (representing the vessel in which leeches werekept) and bottom (representing the basin that received theblood ) So long and thanks for all the FISH – Team Atharva
  4. 4. Barbers / Barber’s Pole So long and thanks for all the FISH – Team Atharva
  5. 5. **2. Ad for what ? So long and thanks for all the FISH – Team Atharva
  6. 6. So long and thanks for all the FISH – Team Atharva
  7. 7. **3When NASA launched the space shuttle Discovery ona 14-day mission to the International Space Station,viewers may have just heard the voice of the STS-124 crews special guest eighth astronaut. Standing12-inches tall, X, who initially thought he was a realspace ranger, finally achieved his dream of flying inspace. Jointly developed by Disneys YouthEducational Series and NASA, this program includeseducational games for students and materialsfor educators to download and integrate into theirclassroom curriculum. The games, which debut forplay starting on Saturday through NASAs website,feature X and are themed around the events to takeplace during STS-124.Children can choose trying todock the Japanese science lab to the station, matchinternational partnersthanks for all theirTeam Atharva So long and with the FISH – contributions to space
  8. 8. To Infinity and Beyond !! So long and thanks for all the FISH – Team Atharva
  9. 9. **4Carol Ann Susi is an actresswho has minor roles on UglyBetty, That 70’s show and acouple of voice over rolesfor shows like Sabrina. Inher most recent role she isnever seen on-screen buther voice is heard when X isat their house or on thephone. She always talks tohim by yelling at him, whichresults in awkward long-distance conversations withhim yelling back at her. Sheseems completely obliviousto Xs work as an long and thanks for all the FISH – Team Atharva So engineer,and treats him as if he were
  10. 10. Mrs. Holowitz So long and thanks for all the FISH – Team Atharva
  11. 11. **5So long and thanks for all the FISH – Team Atharva
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  13. 13. 6Marge Simpson: Now I know you haven’tliked some of my suggestions in the past, likeswitching to the ______ ______ for instance.Abe Simpson: The _____ _____ is the tool ofthe devil. My car gets forty rods to thehogshead and that’s the way I like itSimpsons episode titled – “A Star is Burns”.Fill in the blanks. So long and thanks for all the FISH – Team Atharva
  14. 14. America’s aversion to the Metric System So long and thanks for all the FISH – Team Atharva
  15. 15. 7. First instances of what ? So long and thanks for all the FISH – Team Atharva
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  17. 17. 8It was instantly clear that X’s discovery was animportant one as it gave further proof of thequantum nature of light. So, X was confident ofwinning the Nobel Prize in Physics that year butwas disappointed when the Nobel Prize went toRichardson that year and to de Broglie in thenext year. X was so confident of winning theprize in the subsequent year that he bookedtickets in July, even though the awards were tobe announced in November, and would scaneach day’s newspaper for announcement of theprize, tossing it away if it did not carry the news. So long and thanks for all the FISH – Team Atharva
  18. 18. So long and thanks for all the FISH – Team Atharva
  19. 19. 9So long and thanks for all the FISH – Team Atharva
  20. 20. The new Sherlock Holmes novel So long and thanks for all the FISH – Team Atharva
  21. 21. 10Manuel Santana’s careerbegan as a ball boy and"picked up" the game, ledSpain to unexpectedvictory over the U.S. in theDavis Cup. At the 1968Olympic Games in MexicoCity, Santana won theGold Medal in Singles. Hehas won the French Open(1961 and 1964) and U.SOpen(1965). Before hewon his onlyWimbledon(1966) he iscredited for being the firstto utter these immortallines in tennis, repeated bynumerous tennis players for all the FISH – Team Atharva So long and thanks
  22. 22. Grass is for Cows So long and thanks for all the FISH – Team Atharva
  23. 23. 11X is the brain-child of visionaries B. NagiReddy and Chakrapani. X was launched withan aim to entertain and educate young mindsabout the rich traditions of India. The name Xis synonymous with that of storytelling,especially in households where children areregaled with stories to appease theirtantrums. X launched its first editions inTelugu and Tamil followed by versions inEnglish, and other Indian regional languagesand currently publish stories in 13languages. So long and thanks for all the FISH – Team Atharva
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  25. 25. 12Allauddinum Albhutha Vilakkum(translated as Alladins magical lamp) is a1979 Malayalam film directed by I. V. Sasi. Itstars X as Allauddin and Y as Kamaruddin.The film is based on Alladins story from theArabian Nights.The film also stars Jayabharti, Sripriya andHelen in an obligatory item number.X &Y ?? So long and thanks for all the FISH – Team Atharva
  26. 26. 13. Dedication to what ? So long and thanks for all the FISH – Team Atharva
  27. 27. Beatles – Abbey Road So long and thanks for all the FISH – Team Atharva
  28. 28. Section STAGE 2• 14-19 are your clues to the Stage 2• Clues can be anywhere in the question or answer• Answer to the 20th question is the Stage 2 So long and thanks for all the FISH – Team Atharva
  29. 29. 14. Types of what ? 4 9 16 25 36 49 64 81 100 121 So long and thanks for all the FISH – Team Atharva
  30. 30. Types of Brackets• Round• Square• Corner• Angular• Chevrons• Curly So long and thanks for all the FISH – Team Atharva
  31. 31. 15X was often perceived as a magician, and is thought tohave dabbled in alchemy and necromancy. It was saidthat he would travel about with a black spider in asmall box, and that his black rooster was his familiarspirit. X used his rooster to determine which of hisservants had been stealing from his home. He wouldshut the suspects one at a time in a room with the bird,telling them to stroke it. The rooster would then tell Xwhich of them was guilty. Actually, what would happenis that he would secretly coat the rooster with soot.Servants who were innocent would have no qualmsabout stroking it but the guilty one would only pretendhe had, and when X examined their hands, the onewith the clean hands was guilty.It was in his mathematical work in 1618 that hereferenced the constant Y, though it did not presentthe constant itself. Hence, the credit of discovering theconstant goes to long and thanksBernoulli who was trying to So Jacob for all the FISH – Team Atharva
  32. 32. John Napier and Exponential So long and thanks for all the FISH – Team Atharva
  33. 33. 16. Name of album So long and thanks for all the FISH – Team Atharva
  34. 34. Division Bell So long and thanks for all the FISH – Team Atharva
  35. 35. 17X is derived from the need of the printers offamily trees in feudal times as a symbol toindicate date of birth. The original shape wasseven-armed, each arm like a tear dropshooting from the centre. For this reason, insome computer circles it is called a splat,perhaps due to the "squashed-bug"appearance of the X on many early lineprinters. Many cultures have their ownunique versions of the X. In musical notationthe sign indicates when the sustain pedal ofthe piano should be lifted. In human So long and thanks for all the FISH – Team Atharva
  36. 36. AsteriskSo long and thanks for all the FISH – Team Atharva
  37. 37. 18So long and thanks for all the FISH – Team Atharva
  38. 38. AdderSo long and thanks for all the FISH – Team Atharva
  39. 39. 19So long and thanks for all the FISH – Team Atharva
  40. 40. SubtractSo long and thanks for all the FISH – Team Atharva
  41. 41. 20. What be Stage 2 ? So long and thanks for all the FISH – Team Atharva
  42. 42. STAGE 2• Brackets• Exponents• Division• Multiplication• Addition• SubtractionAka BODMAS   So long and thanks for all the FISH – Team Atharva
  43. 43. • 8 teams to finals• Coming right up• Stick around for more fish and fundae. So long and thanks for all the FISH – Team Atharva

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