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    1. 1. SPQC – 15 th October Abhijeet Badrike Taha Harnesswala
    2. 2. <ul><li>Q1: </li></ul><ul><li>Where would you land if you start from the magnetic north and travel 1200 miles northwards? </li></ul>
    3. 3. <ul><li>A1: The Geographic North of the earth! </li></ul>
    4. 4. Q2: Connect
    5. 5. A2: All their sons are named “ Rahul ”
    6. 6. Q3: Who is next?? Lars Olsen(1992) Jurgen Klinsmann(1996) Didier Deschamps(2000) Theodore Zagorakis(2004) ???????
    7. 7. A3: Iker Casillas(2008)
    8. 8. Q4: In October 1980, the author was on his way back to Australia after a book signing when he stopped en route to the airport to buy a new briefcase in a Beverly Hills luggage shop owned by Leopold Pfefferberg- who had been one of the 1200 saved during the holocaust. In the 50minutes the author spent waiting for his credit card payment to clear, Pfefferberg persuaded him to go to the back room where the shopkeeper kept two cabinets filled with documents he had collected. Pfefferberg- who had told his story to every writer and producer who ever came into his store - eventually wore down the author's reluctance, and the writer chose to make the story into his next book. Which book?
    9. 9. A4: Schindler’s List
    10. 10. Q5: Identify!!
    11. 11. A5: Kavya Shivashankar
    12. 12. Q6: X is also called  parachlorometaxylenol  or  PCMX . It is poisonous and should not be ingested. One of its unique use is in Queensland, Australia, where it is used to kill Marine Toads. Identify X.
    13. 13. A6: Dettol
    14. 14. Q8: Connect
    15. 15. A8 : Pigeon Kabootar Ja Ja Ja (Maine Pyaar Kiya)
    16. 16. Q9: Connect
    17. 17. A9: Polydactyly (The possession of more that the normal number of fingers/toes.) All of them have/had extra fingers on their hands.
    18. 18. Q10: Connect
    19. 19. A10: Scotland
    20. 20. Q11: Connect
    21. 21. A11: Lite
    22. 22. Q12: A new tagline of this venture reads &quot;Same planet, different world&quot;. Which venture am I talking about?
    23. 23. A12: Animal Planet (on changing their logo)
    24. 24. Q13: Poster for a famous hindi movie was inspired or rather copied from this Dolce & Gabbana ad. Name the movie.
    25. 25. A13: Jism!!!!!
    26. 26. Q14: Originally the firzan (&quot;counselor&quot;), he had limited powers but in the course of time he was replaced by the fers who had little more powers and mobility. About 1475 a major revamp saw the fers transform into the king's consort and gain expanded powers. What am I talking about ?
    27. 27. A14: Queen in a game of chess
    28. 28. Q15: ID?
    29. 29. <ul><li>A15: Gandhi-In the Boer War </li></ul><ul><li>Question dedicated to Chinmay Kamat for helping me achieve Gandhi Enlightenment </li></ul>
    30. 30. Q16: The graph shows the search volume index on google for a commonly used item. Name that item
    31. 31. A16: Shoe
    32. 32. <ul><li>Q17: </li></ul>Fill in the first three blanks: _______ (1980) _______ (1986) _______ (1990) Legacy (2004) The Betrayal (2007) Sanction (2008) Deception (2009) Objective (2010)
    33. 33. A17: Identity, Supremacy and Ultimatum - The first 3 novels in the Bourne series.
    34. 34. Q 18: This drink made the headlines recently being the first of its kind. Sold only in NYC. Identify the manufacturer of this drink and its unique novelty??
    35. 35. A18: First corbonated milk beverage from Coca-Cola
    36. 36. <ul><li>Q19: X was created in 1971 for the Hindi magazine Lotpot. X is a middle class Indian, frail but an extremely intelligent old man. </li></ul><ul><li>X enjoys eating watermelon with relish, and takes off for a walk with Sabu and Rocket, whenever his wife nags him. According to a Diamond Comics Press Release Indian kids in the age group 10–13 years ranked X as their most recognizable comic book character. </li></ul><ul><li>Id X. </li></ul>
    37. 37. A19: Chacha Chaudhary
    38. 38. Q20: Identify!!!!
    39. 39. A20: Benazir Bhutto
    40. 40. Q21: The picture below is of a 'dhow' which is a traditional Arab sailing vessel with one or more lateen sails. They are primarily used along the coasts of the Arabian Peninsula, Pakistan, India, and East Africa. What has this particular vessel inspired in popular culture?
    41. 41. A21: It inspired the shape of the Burj Al Arab Hotel
    42. 42. Q22: I know none of us are pundits in organic chemistry,and this might be a difficult one, Identify this stuff which is in superb demand in India.
    43. 43. A22: Tamiflu
    44. 44. <ul><li>Q23:Franchises of this brand are found in 120 countries and territories around the world and serve nearly 54 million customers each day. The company also operates other restaurant brands, such as Piles Café and Boston Market, and has a minority stake in Pret a Manger. This is the largest private operator of playgrounds in the U.S., as well as the single largest purchaser of beef, pork, potatoes, and apples in the world. Thomas Friedman observed that no country with this brand's presence there had gone to war with another one with it. </li></ul><ul><li>Name this iconic but often controversial brand. </li></ul>
    45. 45. A23: Mcdonalds
    46. 46. Q24: Identify this ??
    47. 47. A24: This is the Bridge Of No Return and connects South and North Korea
    48. 48. Q25: Connect
    49. 49. <ul><li>A25: SK Wankhede , Dr DY Patil and Lord Brabourne – Cricket Stadia in Mumbai </li></ul>
    50. 50. <ul><li>Q26: Shri Jugatram Vaidya, inspired by the rich tradition of Ayurveda, decided to start a pharmacy in 1864 to manufacture and market Natural Herbal products (Ayurvedic Products). He named the company after his grandfather's nickname who practised the science of Ayurveda. Which company was born thus? </li></ul>
    51. 51. <ul><li>A26: Zandu </li></ul>
    52. 52. <ul><li>Q27:The film was the subject of a plagiarism lawsuit (Bercovici v/s ______) in 1947 against _______ The case was settled, with ________ paying Bercovici $95,000. In his autobiography, _______ insisted that he had been the sole writer of the movie's script. He came to a settlement, though, because of his &quot;unpopularity in the States at that moment and being under such court pressure, [he] was terrified, not knowing what to expect next.&quot; </li></ul>
    53. 53. <ul><li>A27: Charlie Chaplin, The Great Dictator </li></ul>
    54. 54. <ul><li>Q28:Joe Pesci's Oscar acceptance speech is the third shortest in the Academy's history. All Pesci said was &quot;This is an honor and a privilege, thank you&quot;, later admitting that he didn't say very much because he genuinely felt that he didn't have a chance of winning. The shortest acceptance speeches are &quot;Thank you&quot;, made by William Holden in 1954 when he won Best Actor for Stalag 17 (1953) and &quot;Thanks&quot;, which was all that X said when he won an Honorary Oscar in 1968. </li></ul><ul><li>Id X? </li></ul>
    55. 55. <ul><li>A28: Alfred Hitchcock </li></ul>
    56. 56. Q29: This is the cover page of an Indian magzine- Name it!!!
    57. 57. Q29: Bombay Dost- India’s First Gay Magazine
    58. 58. Q30: Claim to fame??
    59. 59. <ul><li>A30 : Maker of mafia wars and Farmville </li></ul>
    60. 60. Q31: Complete <ul><li>_________ ________, Fulham Road, London SW6 </li></ul>
    61. 61. <ul><li>A31: Stamford Bridge </li></ul>
    62. 62. Q32: The Cheapest connect ever!!!
    63. 63. A32: Aila
    64. 64. Q33:
    65. 65. <ul><li>A33: Disney buying Marvel </li></ul>
    66. 66. Q34: Connect
    67. 67. <ul><li>A34: Keyhole-Google Earth Dodgeball-Gogle Latitude Orion-Google Search Image America- Google Maps </li></ul>
    68. 68. Q35: Who and where?
    69. 69. A35: Roger Federer & Andre Agassi, The Helipad, Burj Al Arab
    70. 70. <ul><li>Q36: It was created in the 1880s by Lunsford Richardson, a Selma, North Carolina pharmacist, as a salve for treating colds and pneumonia. Richardson later moved to Greensboro, North Carolina and began marketing it in the honor of his brother-in-law, Dr. Joshua Vick, a Selma physician. What are we talking about? </li></ul>
    71. 71. <ul><li>A36: Vicks </li></ul>
    72. 72. Q37: Identify the logo. Hint : It is a product each and every one of us has used a lot.
    73. 73. A37 : Pampers
    74. 74. Q38: Identify the street.
    75. 75. A38: Lombard Street, San Fransisco
    76. 76. <ul><li>Q39: Daniel Gabriel _________ was born to a merchan family in 1686 in Danzig, and the eldest of 5 children. In 1717 he settled in The Hague, making barometers, altimeters. He also lectured in Chemistry in Amsterdam in 1718, and visited England in 1724, where he became a member of Royal Society. He is famous for his 1724 study of temperatures. </li></ul><ul><li>Give his full name. </li></ul>
    77. 77. <ul><li>A39: Fahrenheit </li></ul>
    78. 78.   Q40: Signor Felice ___________, an Italian, first introduced this concept in India starting in Mumbai in 1965 by forming a company of the same name. His views were way ahead of his time and thus the company didn't do well and started showing tremedous loses. An Indian family saw some potential and bought over the company in 1969 & the company managed to keep the same brand name. Since 1995, the company has started expanding operations substantially and the turn over has multiplied more than 20 times over a period of 10 years. Moreover they command a 60% market share of the organized market. Identify this legendary brand.
    79. 79. A40: Bisleri
    80. 80. Connect
    81. 81. Q1: X  is a 2006 American comedy-drama film, and the directorial film debut of the husband-wife team of Jonathan Dayton and Valerie Faris. The main plot of the movie revolves around the family car. The screenplay was written by first-time writer Michael Arndt. It was produced by Big Beach Films on a budget of US$8 million. X received critical acclaim, and had an international box office gross of $100.3 million. The film was nominated for fourAcademy Awards, including Best Picture, and won two: Best Original Screenplay for Michael Arndt and Best Supporting Actor for Alan Arkin. It also won the Independent Spirit Award for Best Feature, and received multiple other awards and nominations. Identify X. +100 and -50
    82. 82. Q2: The Arabic word for season is the origin of the word X due to their annual appearance. Although the precise cause of the X is not fully understood, no one disputes that air pressure is one of the primary factors. Identify X. +90 and -45
    83. 83. Q3: This is one of the first anti-war songs by this band. One of the members of the band admits that he began writing the lyrics and composed the melody of this song several years ago. It borrows its rhythm from the ‘beatles’. It’s altenate video features prominent personalities like Fidel Castro, Osama bin Laden, Robert Mugabe & Saddam Hussein. The song is named after the street next to Abbey Road. Identify the song? +80 and -40
    84. 84. Q4: Identify
    85. 85. Q5: This company first started operations with 2 converted Boeing 737-200’s bought from Indian Airlines. They added a 3 rd from Air Sahara and another 2 from Xiamen Airlines. Later they included Boeing 757-200’s also into their fleet. Identify the company: Their current fleet is as follows: +60 and -30 Aircraft   In Service   Boeing 737-200/Adv(F) 4 Boeing 757-200F 4 Total 8
    86. 86. Q6: In 2003, this country was elected chair to the United Nations Commission for Human Rights. In spite of having a great and illustrous history dating back to the ancient Greek and Roman periods. This country attained freedom only in 1961. It has recently taken up one of the biggest ever water projects called ‘Great Manmade river Project’. There is something unique about this county’s flag. State the uniqueness and mention the colour of the Flag. +50 and -25
    87. 87. Q7: Give the common name for the following: p-Dimethylaminoazobenzene This compound is known to change colour when it comes in contact with the digestive juices of the stomach. +40 and -20
    88. 88. Q8 : This is the picture of a modern day uprising that took place in Europe. It is an uprising that saw ascension of Victor Yushchenko and his people to overthrow the corrupt regime that suppressed his election. Name the uprising. +30 and -15
    89. 89. Q9: Morgan Freeman is said to have played one of his best characters in a famous yesteryears movie based on a Prison Break. Name the character Morgan Freemen played. +20
    90. 90. Answers
    91. 91. Q1: X  is a 2006 American comedy-drama film, and the directorial film debut of the husband-wife team of Jonathan Dayton and Valerie Faris. The screenplay was written by first-time writer Michael Arndt. It was produced by Big Beach Films on a budget of US$8 million. A large portion of the movie focusses on events related to the family vehicle. X received critical acclaim, and had an international box office gross of $100.3 million. The film was nominated for fourAcademy Awards, including Best Picture, and won two: Best Original Screenplay for Michael Arndt and Best Supporting Actor for Alan Arkin. It also won the Independent Spirit Award for Best Feature, and received multiple other awards and nominations. Identify X.
    92. 92. A1: Little Miss Sunshine
    93. 93. Q2: The Arabic word for season is the origin of the word X due to their annual appearance. Although the precise cause of the X is not fully understood, no one disputes that air pressure is one of the primary factors. Identify X.
    94. 94. A2 : Monsoon Rains
    95. 95. Q3: This is one of the first anti-war songs by this band. One of the members of the band admits that he began writing the lyrics and composed the melody of this song several years ago. It borrows its rhythm from the ‘beatles’. It’s altenate video features prominent personalities like Fidel Castro, Osama bin Laden, Robert Mugabe & Saddam Hussein. The song is named after the street next to Abbey Road. Identify the song?
    96. 96. A3: Violet Hill
    97. 97. Q4: Identify
    98. 98. A4: Tata Indigo
    99. 99. Q5: This company first started operations with 2 converted Boeing 737-200’s bought from Indian Airlines. They added a 3 rd from Air Sahara and another 2 from Xiamen Airlines. Later they included Boing 757-200’s also into their fleet. Identify the company: Their current fleet is as follows: Aircraft   In Service   Boeing 737-200/Adv(F) 4 Boeing 757-200F 4 Total 8
    100. 100. A5: Bluedart
    101. 101. Q6: In 2003, this country was elected chair to the United Nations Commission for Human Rights. In spite of having a great and illustrous history dating back to the ancient Greek and Roman periods. This country attained freedom only in 1961. It has recently taken up one of the biggest ever water projects called ‘Great Manmade river Project’. There is something unique about this county’s flag. State the uniqueness and mention the colour of the Flag.
    102. 102. A6: Libya, Single Coloured Flag Green
    103. 103. Q7: Give the common name for the following: p-Dimethylaminoazobenzene This compound is known to change colour when it comes in contact with the digestive juices of the stomach.
    104. 104. A7: Methyl Yellow. Changes from yellow to orange when it comes in contact with with an acid. Juice in our stomach is Conc. HCL.
    105. 105. Q8 : This is the picture of a modern day uprising that took place in Europe. It is an uprising that saw ascension of Victor Yushchenko and his people to overthrow the corrupt regime that suppressed his election. Name the uprising.
    106. 106. A8: The Orange Revolution Ukraine, 2004
    107. 107. Q9: Morgan Freeman is said to have played one of his best characters in a famous yesteryears movie based on a Prison Break. Name the character Morgan Freemen played.
    108. 108. A9: Red
    109. 109. Little miss Sunshine + Monsoon Rainfall = Violet Hill TATA Indigo Blue Dart Green Methyl Yellow Orange Revolution Red Connect: A Rainbow
    110. 110. Q41: How did this man affect the financial history of the world in 1992 during the Maastricht Treaty??
    111. 111. A41: He is Allain Billiet He designed the symbol of the Euro
    112. 112. <ul><li>Q42: Invented by Armando M. Fernandez, a technician at Xerox at that point of time. Its three most important benefits were higher speed, more precision and comfort for the human. Personal Computer Gamers are known to use its benefits to the highest level. What important invention am I talking about? </li></ul>
    113. 113. <ul><li>A42: The Mouse Pad </li></ul>
    114. 114. <ul><li>Q43: To call them integral to the operations of FORTUNE 500 companies would be a gross understatement. Fact is, the entire U.S. economy would have trouble functioning without them. They're stamped on your UPS and FedEx packages and often on letters delivered by the U.S. Postal Service. They're printed in library books, on documents in litigation, and sometimes on your company ID. </li></ul><ul><li>What are we talking about? </li></ul>
    115. 115. <ul><li>A43: Bar code </li></ul>
    116. 116. <ul><li>Q44: X was quoted, in private, as saying 'How ugly is Y?! There is no point buying him, it isn't worth it. He's so ugly that he'd sink you as a brand. Between Y and Z, I'd go for Z a hundred times. Just look how handsome Z is, the class he has, the image. The whole of Asia has fallen in love with us because of Z. Y is too ugly.' Who are X, Y, and </li></ul>
    117. 117. <ul><li>A44: Florentino Perez, Ronaldinho, David Beckham respectively </li></ul>
    118. 118. Q45: Where is this located? Also identify whose advertising campaign this is..
    119. 119. A45: Bengaluru airport Brand : Louis Vuitton
    120. 120. Q46: X when ingested does no lasting damage but the body's response is self-defence: sweat pours, pulse quickens, tongue flinches and tears may roll. However the person gets pleasure from pain relief i.e. the bloodstream floods with endorphins and the person gets a high. Ingestion of X is also found to enhance the taste of other items. What is X?
    121. 121. A46: Chillies
    122. 122. <ul><li>Q47: X were first bred in the town of Apolda, in the German state of Thüringia around 1890, following the Franco-Prussian War by Karl Friedrich Louis X. X served in the dangerous role of local tax collector, and ran the Apolda dog pound. With access to dogs of many breeds, he aimed to create a breed that would be ideal for protecting him during his collections, which took him through many bandit-infested areas. He set out to breed a new type of dog that, in his opinion, would be the perfect combination of strength, loyalty, intelligence, and ferocity. </li></ul><ul><li>Which Dog breed are we speaking of? </li></ul>
    123. 123. <ul><li>A47: Doberman </li></ul>
    124. 124. Q48: Connect
    125. 125. A48: Nano
    126. 126. <ul><li>Q49: This territory was founded by Phillip Rosedale in 2002. The territory has its own currency. As of February 2007, the population was 4 million but it is growing at a faster rate. The events are largely covered by Reuters which has a presence here. Earlier this year, Sweden became the first country to open its diplomatic office/embassy. Education here is offered by cutting edge virtual class rooms of major universities that include Harvard, Ball State, New York University and Delft University of Technology. Identify the place. </li></ul>
    127. 127. <ul><li>A49:Second Life </li></ul>
    128. 128. Q50: Identify the logo.
    129. 129. <ul><li>A50: Uncyclopedia </li></ul>
    130. 130. <ul><li>Q51: The term and service was introduced by a Bengali entrepreneur Sake Dean Mahomed, who opened a bath known as 'Mahomed's Indian Vapour Baths' in Brighton, England in 1759. His baths were like Turkish baths where clients received an Indian treatment of therapeutic massage.What is this term? </li></ul>
    131. 131. <ul><li>A51 : Shampoo </li></ul>
    132. 132. <ul><li>Q52: “This was divine intervention. Do you know what divine intervention is? “ </li></ul><ul><li>Which movie is this dialogue from? </li></ul>
    133. 133. <ul><li>A52: Pulp Fiction </li></ul>
    134. 134. Q53: Connect
    135. 135. A53: Oracle Larry Ellison, Oracle of Delphi, Oracle from Matrix
    136. 136. <ul><li>Q54: This Nobel laureate once earned the ire of the entire Italian (non-govt) media, when he praised Mussolini, going on to say that Italy was safe as long as Mussolini was alive. Not much of a politician, but a man of creativity, he laid the foundation for an entire school of music. At age 60 and half colour blind, he decided to venture into the field of art and painting, and again was pioneering enough to leave a school of art behind. But he is probably best known for his writings and holds the rare distinction of having composed the national anthem of two different countries. </li></ul><ul><li>Who are we talking about? </li></ul>
    137. 137. <ul><li>A54: Rabindranath Tagore </li></ul>
    138. 138. Q55: Who is next?
    139. 139. A55: Barrack Obama <ul><li>All sitting American presidents to get a Nobel peace prize </li></ul>
    140. 140. Q56:Id company
    141. 141. <ul><li>A56: Tuff shoes </li></ul>
    142. 142. Q57:Stats for what <ul><li>Area: 103.79 acres (0.42 km²), Visitors: 6.2 million Beer: app. 6,940,600 litres (126,900 litres non-alcoholic) Wine: 79,624 litres, Sparkling wine: 32,047 litres, Coffee, tea: 222,725 litres, Water+lemonade: 909,765 ½ litres Chicken: 521,872 units, Pork sausages: 142,253 pairs Fish: 38,650 kg, Pork knuckles: 58,446 units Expenditure of electricity: 2.8 million kWh Expenditure of water: about 90,000 m³ Toilets: about 980 seated, more than 878 metres of urinals and 17 for disabled persons. Lost property: about 4000 items, among them 260 pairs of glasses, 200 mobile phones, wedding rings, crutches, and even dentures. </li></ul>
    143. 143. <ul><li>A57: Oktoberfest </li></ul>
    144. 144. Q58: This logo made news on the Gandhi Jayanti this year.
    145. 145. A58: Rio De Janerio’s 2016 Olympic bid logo.
    146. 146. Q59: What is common to them?
    147. 147. <ul><li>A59:Their father: Pandit Ravi Shankar </li></ul>
    148. 148. <ul><li>Q60:Mysore paints and Varnish Limited company was started by Nalvadi Krishnaraja Wodeyar in the year 1937 for manufacturing paints and other related products.It became a public sector company when India gained independence in 1947.What is its most famous product? </li></ul>
    149. 149. A60: Indelible Ink P.S: The finger belongs to the narcissistic quizmaster
    150. 150. <ul><li>Q61: There used to be a car on Indian roads which went by the name 118-NE, what did the NE stand for ? </li></ul>
    151. 151. <ul><li>A61: Nissan Engine </li></ul>
    152. 152. <ul><li>Q62: In which Hollywood film of the 1980s, which, ironically, has nothing to do with military combat, does the main character make the statement “Every battle is won before it is ever fought”, and from which masterpiece is this line taken? </li></ul>
    153. 153. <ul><li>A62: Wall Street, Art of War </li></ul>
    154. 154. Q63: Connect
    155. 155. <ul><li>A63: Lesbians </li></ul>
    156. 176. Thanx a lot for enduring us!!!

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