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SEQC Panjim March by Bala

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A general quiz discussion that was held on the 1st of March, 2015 in ICG, Dona Paula, Goa. This was a part of Sunday Evening Quiz Club's Panjim Monthly

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SEQC Panjim March by Bala

  1. 1. Is that the BITS Goa Quiz Club logo on the bottom right?!
  2. 2.  4 rounds  Rd I-WrittenTheme (5 Qsns)  Rd 2- Infinite Bounce, Clockwise (12 Qsns)  Break  Rd 3-WrittenTheme (10 Qsns)  Rd 4- Infinite Bounce, Counter Clockwise (12 Qsns)
  3. 3. Written round +10 for each Genre specified in each slide
  4. 4.  It occurs when people devote so much time and attention to an activity that it begins to pattern their thoughts, mental images, and dreams.  This effect is known to come into play when the person is in a supermarket or streets.  It is also felt by speedcubers and mathematicians and on a perceptual level, similar to sea legs.
  5. 5.  The natural tendency of small objects floating in water to attract one another—and to head toward the edges of the container—is called the ____ Effect.  A ____, which is denser than milk, will remain atop the surface of the milk with the aid of surface tension, but the level of the milk immediately local to the ___ will dip slightly, causing nearby ____s to behave the same way— basically, the fall into the slight dip caused by the first ____.
  6. 6.  The X effect is the development of emotional attachment with machines or robots or even software agents. It has been noticed that humans tend to attach emotionally to things which otherwise do not have any emotions.  X’s name comes from a portmanteau of the words, “egg” and “watch” of the local language of the place where X was invented.
  7. 7.  “A lot of people have ugly things lying around because they made them themselves; they went to some pottery class when they were 23 and made a vase that is lopsided and hideous and no one would ever buy it. But people hold on to these possessions like they are worth a million dollars.”  This is an example of X effect where you tend to over estimate the value of something made from your own labour.
  8. 8.  Shown here is an effect famously demonstrated by Professor Peter Thomson, Psychology Dept. Of University of York, England in 1980.  Who could he have possibly used to demonstrate this such that it has gone on to become its name?
  9. 9. Exchange please!
  10. 10.  It occurs when people devote so much time and attention to an activity that it begins to pattern their thoughts, mental images, and dreams.  This effect is known to come into play when the person is in a supermarket or streets.  It is also felt by speedcubers and mathematicians and on a perceptual level, similar to sea legs.
  11. 11.  The natural tendency of small objects floating in water to attract one another—and to head toward the edges of the container—is called the ____ Effect.  A ____, which is denser than milk, will remain atop the surface of the milk with the aid of surface tension, but the level of the milk immediately local to the ___ will dip slightly, causing nearby ____s to behave the same way— basically, the fall into the slight dip caused by the first ____.
  12. 12.  The X effect is the development of emotional attachment with machines or robots or even software agents. It has been noticed that humans tend to attach emotionally to things which otherwise do not have any emotions.  X’s name comes from a portmanteau of the words, “egg” and “watch” of the local language of the place where X was invented.
  13. 13.  “A lot of people have ugly things lying around because they made them themselves; they went to some pottery class when they were 23 and made a vase that is lopsided and hideous and no one would ever buy it. But people hold on to these possessions like they are worth a million dollars.”  This is an example of X effect where you tend to over estimate the value of something made from your own labour.
  14. 14.  Shown here is an effect famously demonstrated by Professor Peter Thomson, Psychology Dept. Of University of York, England in 1980.  Who could he have possibly used to demonstrate this such that it has gone on to become its name?
  15. 15. Bounce: +10/0 Pounce: +15/-10 Three pounces per team 12 Questions
  16. 16.  X embeds digital information into real- world contexts whileY creates digital contexts that behave in ways that mimic real-world analogues.  In X, an additional information appliance also helps you access digital media objects related to at place, space, thing or event, so part of your overall experience is digital.While inY, your whole sensorium engages digital objects in a digital environment - it's all media. Typically, it's immersive, so you have a 1st-person view of it, and objects in this context are arrayed in all three spatial dimensions, so you move around in them
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  18. 18. * Push roughly, jostle * Obtain illicitly by forceful action
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  20. 20.  American Graffiti  American Sniper  American Hustle  American in Paris  American Beauty (Belle from Beauty and the Beast)
  21. 21.  X is a pejorative term describing web content that is aimed at generating online advertising revenue, especially at the expense of quality or accuracy, relying on sensationalist headlines.They typically exploit the "curiosity gap", providing just enough information to make the reader curious, but not enough to satisfy their curiosity without going to the linked content.  X is a simple fusion of two common words which directly explains its purpose.
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  24. 24.  A cocktail is a layered shot composed of a coffee liqueur (Kahlúa), an Irish cream(Baileys Irish Cream), and a triple sec (Grand Marnier) often with the top layer set on fire.  An American new wave band, formed in Athens, Georgia in 1976 .  A Boeing creation in the ColdWar era with eight turbojet engines and swept wings also called as BUFF (Big Ugly Fat F<you know>)
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  26. 26.  The X is the uncertainty in situational awareness experienced by participants in military operations.The term seeks to capture the uncertainty regarding one's own capability, adversary capability, and adversary intent during an engagement, operation, or campaign.The term is also used to define uncertainty mechanics in wargames.  X is also the name of a 2003 Academy Award Documentary Film about a certain Robert S. McNamara. The main purpose of documentary was to highlight the difficulty in making decisions, especially when the stakes are so high.  The term X also makes literal sense and implies the situational unawareness faced by soldiers.
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  28. 28.  The incident shown in this video served as the inspiration for something that happened mid- September in India.What?  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EqolSvo WNck  [Media Removed:Video showing Monroe wishing JFK Happy Birthday]
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  30. 30. CAUTION: DON’TWATCHTHEVIDEO IF IT ISN’TTOO LATE!
  31. 31.  For decades, researchers have assumed that A flows like B.After all, plasma, the liquid in which the A cells are suspended, consists to 92 percent of B. However, researchers from the UPenn and Saarland University in Germany, discovered that plasma is more elastic and viscous than B, and, like ketchup, its flow properties depend on the pressure it is under.These traits mean that it has a much greater effect on how A flows than was previously thought.  The study may help improve researchers’ understanding of medical conditions such as aneurysms and arteriosclerosis. It may also lead to more accurate computer simulations of ___  Other than scientific reasons, this also proved an oft repeated statement.
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  33. 33.  Designed by Hoyoung Lee, this particular invention tackles the age old issues associated with the current technology like impossible to correct mistakes, expensive supplies and jamming.  How does this solve all of these?
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  36. 36.  This is a curious example of packaging followed universally.The two products are often used in succession and hence a design difference is seen.  While one curves to the right, other curves to the left.Alternatively, one is sold cap at the bottom while the other is sold cap at the top.  The logical explanation would be to prevent consumers from confusing them. However, a theory goes that, the company wants one to get over faster than other so you would buy the same company’s product for symmetry.
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  38. 38.  On the next slide is a screen grab showing the annual search trends for “roman numerals”.  There is an unusually strong spike at a certain specific time of the year.  What is the reason behind this?
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  40. 40. 10 Questions +10 for each +15/-5 for stake All of them from different sports Write down your answers
  41. 41.  10 Questions  +10 for each  All of them from different sports  Write down your answers
  42. 42. Exchange sheets please!
  43. 43. Bounce: +10/0 Pounce: +15/-10 Three pounces per team 12 Questions
  44. 44.  X andY are among the most popularTamil writers in history and derive their nom de plume from their wives  X combined his own initials to a part his wife, Kalyani’s name. He is a notedTamil freedom fighter, social crusader, novelist, short story writer, journalist, humorist, satirist, travel writer, script-writer, poet, film & music critic and perhaps best known for his 2400 page work, Ponniyin Selvan. He also has a arterial road in Chennai named after him.  Y was active in a period after X and has contributed to several magazines including X (shares name with person X).Y worked as the editor of Kumudam and has even written screenplays for movies.
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  46. 46.  It's prudish poetry that has somehow endured throughout the years, but its origins—like its definition—aren't entirely clear. One possible origin is Samuel ColeridgeTaylor, whose verses in "WorkWithout Hope“ where he says this-  All nature seems at work . . .The ___ are stirring--___ are on the wing . . . and I the while, the sole unbusy thing, not honey make, nor pair, nor build, nor sing.  Another explanation can be derived from this John Evelyn description of the interior of St. Peter's in Rome  That stupendous canopy of Corinthian brasse; it consists of 4 wreath'd columns--incircl'd with vines, on which hang little putti [cherubs], ___ and ___.  Many believe that he used the phrase as a poetic euphemism for describing what it currently means
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  48. 48.  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iKj8qIvvk To  [Media Removed: Screenshot of video on next slide]
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  50. 50.  WordStar is a word processor application that had a dominant market share during the early- to mid-1980s. It is no longer developed, maintained or sold by its owners  However, among the few who use this had this to say aboutWordstar, (not the person in question) "I'm told there are better programs, but I'm also told there are better alphabets.”  The person in question gave the following explanation
  51. 51.  “I don’t want a capital. If I’d wanted a capital, I would have typed a capital,” “I know how to work the shift key.”  He also hates spell check, according to the interview, which makes perfect sense.  “I don’t want any help,” he said.
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  54. 54.  It was conceptualized and built by Skyline Group and is made out of 10,000 bricks.This 27 feet high and 15 feet wide structure, erected just a few steps into the stadium, is a unique tribute to home-born player who made it big in the world.  It was constructed in 2008 and unveiled by another master of the game.  It then had a live electronic unit, at the right- hand-top-corner which tracked the person’s progress. If things had stayed that way the electronic unit must be frozen at 13288.
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  56. 56.  X is among few entertainment companies that has hallmarked several pioneering efforts with its innovative and out- of-the- box thinking. Founded in 1962, X is an established media content house in the country, active in Content Acquisition,Value Addition to Content and Content Distribution with a large content library of over 2900 titles.  X is engaged in the distribution of content for satellite channels, physical formats and emerging digital technologies like the Mobile, Internet, Broadband, IPTV and DTH among others.With its partnership with the major telecom operators and other digital media platforms, X is at the forefront of the digital age.The company has also tied up with many content providers across the country.  The above is the description of an Indian company X, most of us have seen watermarked into shady videos.
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  58. 58.  Now a ______ is the best receptacle For barbecues tailgates fairs and festivals And you sir do not have a pair of testicles If you prefer drinking from glass  Now I really love how your easy to stack But I really hate how your easy to crack 'Cause when beer runs down the front of my back Well that my friends is quite yucky  But I have to admit that the ladies get smitten Admiring how sharply my first name is written On you with a sharpie when I get to hittin' On them to help me get lucky
  59. 59.  Now I've seen you in blue and I've seen you in yellow But only you __ will do for this fellow 'Cause you are my Abbot to my Costello And you are the fruit to my loom  _____ you're more than just plastic You're more than amazing you're more than fantastic And believe me that I'm not the least bit sarcastic When I look at you and say...
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  62. 62.  The Keeling Curve is a graph which plots the ongoing change in concentration of ____________ in the Earth's atmosphere since 1958. It is based on continuous measurements taken at the Mauna Loa Observatory in Hawaii that began under the supervision of Charles David Keeling.  Charles David Keeling, of the Scripps Institution of Oceanography at UC San Diego, was the first person to make frequent regular measurements of the _____________ concentration, taking readings at the South Pole and in Hawaii from 1958 onwards.
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  65. 65.  There are numerous references to the song, “White Rabbit”
  66. 66.  This website is one of a kind developed by WebChutney. It uses a flash file and at the time of accessing the website you need to have internet connection. Once this flash file is downloaded a script check is done to see if you are connected to the net or not. It is fully accessible once disconnected and only shows the homepage otherwise.  With a heady mix of foot-tapping music, vibrant splash of colours, quirky quotes and illustrations, and icons stylized like the person, it went viral three years back.  What is this “no ordinary site” all about?
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  68. 68. Scores?

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