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Waves'14 Ent Quiz Prelims with answers

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The finals of entertainment quiz held during Waves'14, the annual cultural festival of BITS Pilani Goa Campus.

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Waves'14 Ent Quiz Prelims with answers

  1. 1. Lights.Camera.Mayhem! Entertainment Quiz Prelims
  2. 2. Prelims Rules • 20 Questions • Part points may be awarded (QM’s call) • * marked (6, 11, 13, 16) will be used to break ties • Quizmaster(s) is(are) God • +1/0 • May the Force be with you
  3. 3. 1 The film's central plot is based on Quentin Tarantino's Reservoir Dogs, and also borrows plot points from The Usual Suspects and Heat. However, Tarantino has been quoted as saying that ___________ is his “favourite among the many rip-offs” of his films. The movie was scheduled to be shot in the Mumbai slums but eventually it went to Los Angeles instead, making it the first Bollywood movie to be shot completely in Los Angeles. FITB
  4. 4. 2 • Learned to speak Czech. • Had to be lifted around the set as he would never leave his wheelchair and insisted his meals be spoon-fed to him • Would only eat food he killed during one of his movies. He, of course, learned how to track, hunt and skin the animals. • Walked around New York City wearing a top hat and cane for two months while preparing for one of his movies. • Spent nights locked in solitary confinement in the abandoned prison • Didn't bathe for the entirety of shooting one of his films to get the feeling of what it was to live by 17th century standards • Spent 18 months training to be a boxer • Caught pneumonia. Refused to wear a toasty modern coat because it wasn't in keeping with the period. (19th Century New York) • Moved out of his house and arranged to live separately from his wife (and director and co-star) in order to experience the isolation of his character's life in an island commune. • Scared off Kel O'Neill from a set after O'Neill claimed “X’s character, a silver miner-turned-oilman (during Southern California’s Oil boom in the late 19th and early 20th century) was just too intense for him to work alongside day after day." Paul Dano replaced him. Who is this actor?
  5. 5. Daniel Day Lewis
  6. 6. 3 WE PETITION THE OBAMA ADMINISTRATION TO: Secure resources and funding, and begin construction of a _____ ____ by 2016. Those who sign here petition the United States government to secure funding and resources, and begin construction on a _____ ____ by 2016. By focusing our defence resources into a space-superiority platform and weapon system such as a _____ ____, the government can spur job creation in the fields of construction, engineering, space exploration, and more, and strengthen our national defence. White House Response: The Administration shares your desire for job creation and a strong national defense, but a _____ ____ isn't on the horizon. Here are a few reasons: • The construction of the _____ ____ has been estimated to cost more than $850,000,000,000,000,000. We're working hard to reduce the deficit, not expand it. • The Administration does not support blowing up planets. • Why would we spend countless taxpayer dollars on a _____ ____ with a fundamental flaw that can be exploited by a one-man starship?
  7. 7. Death Star
  8. 8. 4 The ________ is a running visual joke in the opening credits of X and is used frequently to make the show longer or shorter, depending on the length of the episode itself. The ________ include references to various movies and television features, which include Monty Python and the flying circus, The David Letterman Show, Time Bandits, Dr Strangelove, Breaking Bad and the Beatles. FITB or Put Funda
  9. 9. Simpsons Couch Gag
  10. 10. 5 After being nominated for 3 Oscars in 1957, this movie lost all of them to ‘The Bridge on the River Kwai’. The remake of this movie ‘Ek ruka hua ______’ was directed by Basu Chatterjee in the year 1986 with certain interesting changes. Original movie: A certain character is irritated because he cannot go to watch a certain baseball game. Indian version: The character has tickets to a Dilip Kumar movie ‘Mashal’ that he can’t watch because of the situation he is in. Which movie?
  11. 11. 12 Angry Men
  12. 12. 6* He dropped an alphabet and sketched something hastily on the back of a cigarette pack when two men visited his shop one fine day in April 1963. He was paid 5 pounds for the artwork and since the sketch has been globally recognised as the logo of X. What was the sketch? (Photo on the next slide)
  13. 13. The Beatles
  14. 14. 7 Indravadan J. Purohit passed away recently (29 September 2014). He is remembered the most for his work as X in the Bollywood movie Y. He was also a part of SAB TV’s kids show ‘Baal Veer’ where he played the role of Dooba Dooba 2. Called ‘Chhotu Dada’ affectionately by his colleagues, his costume for X was made in such a way that he had to act blindly with weight almost equal to his own over his head. Id X and Y. (Picture in the next slide)
  15. 15. X - Jadoo Y - Koi Mil Gaya
  16. 16. 8 Canning Highway in Perth, Western Australia. One of the most enduring sights on Canning Highway has been the Raffles Hotel at night-time, with its ornamental lighting and an iconic animated rooftop neon beer sign (for many years advertising Swan Lager). Raffles Hotel had the reputation of being a dangerous ‘hideout’ because of the crossroads just outside the hotel, prone to accidents. Young would go there and end up getting killed. We have all heard the story of the exploits of Raffles Hotel. Where? (Next Slide for Photos)
  17. 17. Highway to Hell
  18. 18. 9 The Volvo XC 90 R is a mid-size cross-over luxury SUV produced by Volvo Cars since it was unveiled at the Detroit Motor Show 2002. As Volvo's top-selling vehicle in the United States, the XC90 was also Volvo's best selling model worldwide in 2005 with 85,994 cars sold. However, we got a good glimpse of this car some time in 2009 touring the roads of India, some checkpoints being the Indira Gandhi International Airport, Woodville Palace Hotel (Shimla), Bangalore and even Ladakh, not necessarily in that order. Funda? (Next Slide for Photo)
  19. 19. SUV in 3 idiots
  20. 20. 10 The 2013 comedy film We're the Millers, which stars Jennifer Aniston, features a blooper during the credits where Jason Sudeikis flips through radio stations and ends up on an iconic song “X”. Sudeikis, Emma Roberts, and Will Poulter begin singing the song as Aniston covers her face laughing. What am I talking about?
  21. 21. I’ll Be There For You
  22. 22. 11* TO THE WONDER (2013) 3.5/4 DECEPTIVE PRACTICE: THE MYSTERIES AND MENTORS OF RICKY JAY (2013) 3/4 COMPUTER CHESS (2013) 2/4 THE SPECTACULAR NOW (2013) 4/4
  23. 23. Some of the last movies Roger Ebert reviewed
  24. 24. 12 What is this? Part I (from 0:00 – 3:54) Part II (from 3:54 – 6:27) Part III (from 6:27 – 8:42) Part IV (from 8:42 – 11:10) Part V (from 11:10 – 13:30) Part VI (from 0:00 – 4:39) Part VII (from 4:39 – 6:09) Part VIII (from 6:09 – 9:07) Part IX (from 9:07 – 12:30)
  25. 25. Shine On You Crazy Diamond
  26. 26. 13* The Academie Zubrowska offers an in-depth course started in 2013 to enable the enthusiast to seek information about the political and cultural world of Zubrowska. It features a case study which analyses the trends in tourism, includes a chapter on the war, and a component offered by the Lutz School: Beaux Arts, Literature and Culinary Evolution. About itself the latter says, “The Lutz School included the most influential writers and thinkers on the continent, with a particular predilection for the artist with a gambler’s spirit, whether his currency was oil, ink or baked good”. It thanks the patronage of the Zubrowkian 100 during the twenty war-less years. Why am I talking about this?
  27. 27. Fictional Country in Grand Budapest Hotel
  28. 28. 14 Battersea Power Station is a decommissioned coal-fired power station located on the south bank of the River Thames, in Battersea, an inner-city district of South West London. It comprises two individual power stations, built in two stages in the form of a single building. Battersea A Power Station was built in the 1930s, with Battersea B Power Station to its east in the 1950s. The two stations were built to an identical design, providing the well known four-chimney layout. The station ceased generating electricity in 1983, but over the past 50 years it has become one of the best known landmarks in London and is Grade II* listed. Why?
  29. 29. Animals Album Art Pink Floyd
  30. 30. 15 What is this a recipe for? Total Time: 45 min Prep: 20 min Cook: 25 min Yield: A generous quart, 4 to 6 servings Level: Easy Ingredients 1/4 cup olive oil, plus more as needed 1 1/2 cups small diced yellow onion 1 teaspoon minced garlic 2 cups medium diced eggplant, skin on 1/2 teaspoon fresh thyme leaves 1 cup diced green bell peppers 1 cup diced red bell peppers 1 cup diced zucchini squash 1 cup diced yellow squash 1 1/2 cups peeled, seeded and chopped tomatoes 1 tablespoon thinly sliced fresh basil leaves 1 tablespoon chopped fresh parsley leaves Salt and freshly ground black pepper Directions Set a large 12-inch saute pan over medium heat and add the olive oil. Once hot, add the onions and garlic to the pan. Cook the onions, stirring occasionally, until they are wilted and lightly caramelized, about 5 to 7 minutes. Add the eggplant and thyme to the pan and continue to cook, stirring occasionally, until the eggplant is partially cooked, about 5 minutes. Add the green and red peppers, zucchini, and squash and continue to cook for an additional 5 minutes. Add the tomatoes, basil, parsley, and salt and pepper, to taste, and cook for a final 5 minutes. Stir well to blend and serve either hot or at room temperature.
  31. 31. Ratatouille
  32. 32. 16* • Ku Klux Klan • Elvis Presley Iconic Dance • Legendary Alabama Football Coach "Bear" Bryant • Racial Integration at University of Alabama with George Wallace Speaking • President Kennedy Assassination • Vietnam War • The Hippie Movement • Vietnam War Protest with Abby Hoffman • Black Panthers • Ping Pong Diplomacy • Watergate • Investment in Apple • Assassination Attempt on President Reagan Connect?
  33. 33. Historical References in Forrest Gump
  34. 34. 17 “What I did was try to clean up the confusion, but obviously it upset people because they wanted Solo to be a cold-blooded killer, but he actually isn’t. It had been done in all close-ups and it was confusing about who did what to whom. I put a little wider shot in there that made it clear that Greedo is the one who ________, but everyone wanted to think that ________, because they wanted to think that he actually just gunned him down." Put Funda and/ or FITB
  35. 35. Han Shot First
  36. 36. 18 Literal Movie Poster ID?
  37. 37. Gravity
  38. 38. 19 • Family surname is derived from the town of Bulsar (also known as Valsad) in southern Gujarat • Zoroastrian religion • Younger sister, Kashmira • Left Zanibar in 1964 because of the revolution • Piano lessons at the age of seven • St. Peter's School, Panchgani • Influenced by Lata Mangeshkar • The Hectics, and covered rock and roll artists such as Cliff Richard and Little Richard. • St. Mary's School, Bombay. Connect
  39. 39. Freddie Mercury
  40. 40. 20. The opening scene in X that represents a brain's neural network in which the thought processes are initiated by the narrator's fear impulse. The network was mapped using an L-system and drawn out by a medical illustrator.
  41. 41. Fight Club

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