Quizzardo Online Quiz (QOQ) 2.1


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A simple 10 ques quiz to kickstart Version 2.0 of QUizzardo Online Quiz series... the Question setters are back after an year long sabbatical... a new set will be up and running every Sunday... mail your answers to athith123@gmail.com

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Quizzardo Online Quiz (QOQ) 2.1

  1. 1. QUIZZARDO ONLINE QUIZ (QOQ) V 2.1….. Just a Gen Quiz….. -QM : Athith
  2. 2. RULES……  10 simple Qs…… do whteva u want – googling, oogling, ogling… or nythin…  All puns on the Acronym in the previous slide are intended…..  Mail your answers by 2nd Aug to me on Facebook… or mail to athith123@gmail.com  Answers will be up on 3rd August Mornin….  No answer is 42……
  3. 3. 1.  This movie had a disastrous effect on the Medical field….  Something that was prevalent in 1977, dropped 60% by 1978 throughout the US thanks to this movie.  What was the disastrous effect?  (Movie Poster on the next slide)
  4. 4. 1(CONTD.)
  5. 5. 2.  This person’s husband, Ptolemy III, ruler of Egypt and Cyrene was normally off at wars. So, she prayed for his safe return and, to ensure it, in about 247 B.C., had her long hair cut off and dedicated to the gods in a temple of Aphrodite. The hair was stolen, but the astronomer, Conan of Samos was tactful- pointed somewhere and made up something. This led to a trend which continues even to this day in the field of science.  Whose hair, and what trend?
  6. 6. 3.  This species, native to Democratic Republic of Congo, was named for a Norse God because of its spine with godly strength and for a Professor at Humboldt State University. They are the only mammal species known to have interlocking vertebrae. It was discovered in July 2013 at Baleko village.  Which animal? (specific answer please)
  7. 7. 4.  The cause of much hilarity among schoolchildren, XY is an old-fashioned steamed pudding which dates back to at least the 1800s. The “X" refers to the dried fruit, while “Y" may be a corruption of the word pudding or possibly a corruption of the word dough or dog, as “X dog" is another name for the same dish with the use of plums rather than currants.  The dish made national news in 2009, when the red- faced staff at Flintshire County Council decided to rename it the rather more polite “XZ“.  XY ???
  8. 8. 5.  N. Srinivasan refused to resign from the post of BCCI President on moral grounds, earlier this year. So, someone else felt that he had failed in making Srini resign and thus he resigned from his post on moral grounds and thought that this would set a precedent for others who shared his profession and views (He got back to his position after Srini resigned).  He said this and resigned, “In the past ____ ___, in the face of many adversities, has successfully exposed many corruption cases harming the country. However, this man is not willing to budge despite relentless pressure. It is our moral responsibility to bring justice to the people of this great nation for we consider ourselves as the guardians of justice when everything else fails to deliver.”  Who?
  10. 10. 7.  The entire 200 of these were analyzed by a certain American University and a strong dichotomy was revealed.  There are 16 wicked mothers or step-mothers and only 3 wicked fathers or step-fathers.  There are 23 evil female witches and only 2 evil male ones.  There are 13 young women who kill or endanger the men who love them, only one 1 man who harms his bride.  What are we talking about?(Again … specific answer please)
  11. 11. 8. CONNECT…..
  12. 12. 9.  This was originally established to preserve faith, instead it prevented speech and thought for almost 3 centuries and was finally abolished in 1966 by those who created it.  Epitome astronomiae Copernicianae was on it from 1621 to 1835. Other famous ones in the list include Newton’s Principia, Rosenberg’s Myth of the 20th Century, Descartes, Giordano Bruno(all his works), etc…  There were certain loopholes in it which led to formation of another organization which dealt with Non-Printed Matter.  What am I talking about?
  13. 13. 10.  A body part that changed World History. Spin a tale around this image below.  Just to help you guys….. The guy sitting on the chair is being shown something by someone….. continue..