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FINALS
SET 1
CONTENT BY:
ABIR BHATTACHARYA
DAIVIK DE
CONTRIBUTORS:
SRIJAK BHATTACHARYA
SAYANTAN BHATTACHARYA
1
On April 2, 2011, the GIF animation of the ________ was posted by 25-
year-old Christopher Torres of Dallas, Texas, who ...
ANSWER ON NEXT SLIDE
NYAN CAT
2
Urban Dictionary describes this word as
'The douchebag mating call',
'Carpe Diem for stupid people' and the 'dumbass' ex...
ANSWER ON NEXT SLIDE
YOLO
3
This right-handed batsman, who can double up as a back-up
wicket-keeper stamped his presence in international cricket in...
ANSWER ON NEXT SLIDE
YASEER HAMEED
4
X said he originally planned to collaborate with Justin Bieber on the single,
but he and manager Scooter Braun deferred ...
ANSWER ON NEXT SLIDE
X - PSY
Y - GANGNAM STYLE
SINGLE – GENTLEMAN
Assarabia means 'Oh Yeah!' in Korean
5
X was a Russian baritone singer and a recipient of the People's Artist Award of
the Russian SFSR.
X became known to inte...
ANSWER ON NEXT SLIDE
EDUARD KHIL
THE TROLOLO MAN
6
According to Forbes, X earned an estimated $15 million between June 2009 and
June 2010, continuing his run as one of the...
ANSWER ON NEXT SLIDE
RUSSEL PETERS
7
Ankur P Agarwal, the co-founder at PriceBaba.com started a campaign to
name something X.
Some of the things he did inclu...
ANSWER ON NEXT SLIDE
X - KAJUKATLI
Y - LADDOO
A - KITKAT
B - LOLLIPOP
8
Following is the synopsis of the novel X(2006):
“ Set against the brilliantly drawn backdrop of India at the turn of the...
ANSWER ON NEXT SLIDE
X- THE ALCHEMY OF DESIRE
Y- TARUN TEJPAL
9
Tomislav Pacak , spokesman for the Croatian Football federation issued a
statement on the official website.
"We apologiz...
ANSWER ON NEXT SLIDE
SWASTIKA
10
The 2001 film the ‘Fluffer’ was about a film buff with a crush on a porn
star who is straight, for whom he would end up...
ANSWER ON NEXT SLIDE
A PERSON EMPLOYED
TO KEEP A MALE ADULT FILM STAR
AROUSED ON THE SET
11
Often known as the shrewdest tactician in Indian football,
this coach is known for his association with the X club for ...
ANSWER ON NEXT SLIDE
SUKHWINDER SINGH
X- JCT F.C.
12
Anupam Mittal is the founder and CEO of People Group which owns
businesses such as Makaan.com, Mauj Mobile and People P...
ANSWER ON NEXT SLIDE
.com
SET 2
13
Various people and the media lashed out at the Government regarding a
2013 incident in X district of UP.
A man called S...
ANSWER ON NEXT SLIDE
UNNAO 2013 GOLD TREASURE INCIDENT
In October 2013, Archaeological Survey of India took up the excavation near
Daundia Kher...
14
X broke P.T. Usha’s long-standing record of most medals by an Indian at
a multi-discipline event in October 2014. He wa...
ANSWER ON NEXT SLIDE
Sharath Gayakwad (paralympian). Broke record at Incheon
Asian games 2014 in swimming. Born with a deformed left
hand.)
15
On 12 September 2014 McCann Worldgroup, the biggest agency
network in global advertising giant Interpublic Group's fold...
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PRASOON JOSHI
16
The first trailer was unveiled in August 2010 and the film Y was released
on 17 September 2010. The film received mixed...
ANSWER ON NEXT SLIDE
X- MANCHESTER CITY
Y- BLUE MOON RISING
17
X is a social experiment and channel on a certain video streaming website, consisting
of a crowdsourced attempt to play...
ANSWER ON NEXT SLIDE
X- TWITCH PLAYS POKEMON
Y- POKEMON
18
In August 2009, President Barack
Obama posthumously awarded X
the Presidential Medal of Freedom.
X's nephew Stuart acce...
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HARVEY MILK
The first openly gay person to be elected to public
office in California.
19
There are about 7 of them in our country including the small
ones.
Sunil Kandaloor of Mumbai is the man behind one of t...
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WAX MUSEUMS IN INDIA
20
Warner Bros. announced that it was halting
production of toys and replicas of the General
Lee, the car from the Dukes o...
ANSWER ON NEXT SLIDE
CONFEDERATE FLAG
Controversy regarding some considering it to be a symbol of slavery,
others of southern pride.
21
Ulf Westman and Ewa Wigenheim-Westman announced their plans
for this way back in 2006.
After several years of financial...
ANSWER ON NEXT SLIDE
22
It is the Danish word for ‘poop’.
Though this word was used in the 1500s to refer to sheep
sounds,
it gained mainstream...
ANSWER ON NEXT SLIDE
BAE
23
This crustacean discovered in 2005 in
the South Pacific Ocean is often listed
among the strangest looking animal.
This ...
ANSWER ON NEXT SLIDE
YETI
24
_________ is an upcoming American thriller television series.
It revolves around a group of young FBI recruits, who are...
ANSWER ON NEXT SLIDE
QUANTICO
SET 3
25
On Friday 14th February, Narendra Modi inaugurated the X auditorium to
remember the proud son of Gujarat, X .
It is loc...
ANSWER ON NEXT SLIDE
SANJEEV KUMAR
26
This 60 metre-long, 10 metre-high steel-and-rock
abstract sculpture by Anish Kapoor resembles a
funnel.
It faces the ro...
ANSWER ON NEXT SLIDE
QUEEN’S VAGINA
27
Inline skating is a sport practiced widely internationally
having wheels, arranged in a single line, unlike the "quad"
...
ANSWER ON NEXT SLIDE
ROLLERBLADING
28
His mother Gina is from Philippines and his father George is a
Yoruba Nigerian prince from Ogere-Remo, which is near La...
ANSWER ON NEXT SLIDE
DAVID ALABA
AUSTRIA
29
This country, nicknamed “The Warm Heart of
Africa” had used a flag with a rising sun from
1964-2010.
In 2012, the count...
ANSWER ON NEXT SLIDE
MALAWI
In the early hours of Sunday, 22nd February 2009,
a virus called ’CSV’ began to infect millions of websites worldwide.
It ...
ANSWER ON NEXT SLIDE
CHANGE THE FONT TO
COMIC SANS
31
In 2010, a three-day birth centenary program was held in
the occasion of Binod Bihari Chaudhuri‘s hundredth birth
anniv...
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LAST SURVIVING MEMBER
OF THE
CHITTAGONG ARMORY RAID
32
Critics consider this 2013 movie to be the director's take, tribute or version
of Tennessee Williams' classic play ‘A S...
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BLUE JASMINE
WOODY ALLEN REFUSED TO ACCOMMODATE
THE INDIAN GOVERNMENT'S
MANDATORY ANTI-SMOKING ADS.
33
Acclaimed as one of the most important Scandinavian writers since
the Second World War,
his poetry has been translated ...
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TOMAS TRANSTROMER
34
Valencia FC, the 6 time La Liga winning Spanish football
club, partnered with Red Cross on the 2nd week of May for
this...
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JERSEY NAME IN NEPALI TO RAISE FUNDS FOR
NEPAL EARTHQUAKE
35
KBC has had a lot of innovative lifelines like ‘Triguni’,
‘Flip the question’, ‘Double Dip’, ‘Expert Advice’.
One such ...
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USE ANY ALREADY USED LIFELINE
FOR A
SECOND TIME
36
Daggubati Ramanaidu passed away in February 2015 at the age of 78,
after being diagnosed with prostrate cancer. He was ...
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MOST FILMS PRODUCED BY
AN INDIVIDUAL
SET 4
37
In September 2009, Chelsea was banned from signing any players
in the next two transfer windows due to their involvemen...
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GAEL KAKUTA
38
The National Cancer Coalition (NCC) is one of the America's biggest charities.
A blog post revealed that during the tim...
ANSWER ON NEXT SLIDE
savewalterwhite.com
The composition of this hydrophobic chemical compound originally
developed by Nissan consists of Manganese Oxide Polystyre...
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Used as an ‘Anti-Pee paint’
on walls of St. Pauli
40
Born as Jai Hemant, he started out as a martial artist, who also
helped Amir Khan build his body for Dhoom 3.
He declin...
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TIGER SHROFF
X- HERO
41
Abbas Kazmi first came to Mumbai as an aspiring actor and worked in a
few films such as Anjaan Rahen, with Feroz Khan a...
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LAWYER WHO REPRESENTED
AJMAB KASAB
42
For the good business of a publishing-industry, it doesn't matter
how many people read your book, only how many buy it....
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PAY-PER-PAGE POLICY
FOR SELF PUBLISHERS
43
Bharti Kher is an Indian contemporary artist married to
popular artist Anish Kapoor.
In 1995 Kher was struck by a woman...
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BINDI
44
The previous record was 165 when on November 10, 2009, a
unanimous decision was passed to honour Nelson Mandela’s
birth...
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HIGHEST NO. OF CO-SPONSORS FOR ANY
UNITED NATIONS GENERAL ASSEMBLY RESOLUTION
INTERNATIONAL YOGA DAY (21 JUNE)
45
The 2Suit is a garment invented by Vanna Bonta in 2006 after she experienced
microgravity during a parabolic flight tha...
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FACILITATE INTIMACY IN SPACE
46
E is a start-up British innovation company, founded by internet
entrepreneur John Lambert in 2001.
It all started in a ...
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EIGENHARP
47
The popularity of John Woo's films, and the heroic bloodshed
genre in general, in the West helped give this style great...
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GUN-FU
(GUN+ KUNG FU)
48
One such lesser known secret of the late X's private life was that he was
a prolific painter excelling in mediums rangi...
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ASHOK KUMAR
49
Christopher Renzi is a 43-year-old American businessman who lives in
Rhode Island. In a complaint filed around July,201...
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Feud regarding the CR7 brand name
50
WHITE MEADOWS is a smartphone application developed by Particle in
January,2011. The video mechanism allow(s) anyone in...
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To protest against the imprisonment and filmmaking ban
imposed upon Iranian filmmakers Jafar Panahi and
Mohammad Rasoulof
THE END
21st Century General Quiz June 2015 Finals
21st Century General Quiz June 2015 Finals
21st Century General Quiz June 2015 Finals
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Finals of the 21st Century General Quiz held at RCCIIT, Kolkata on 28th June 2015 by Abir Bhattacharya and Daivik De.

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21st Century General Quiz June 2015 Finals

  1. 1. FINALS
  2. 2. SET 1
  3. 3. CONTENT BY: ABIR BHATTACHARYA DAIVIK DE CONTRIBUTORS: SRIJAK BHATTACHARYA SAYANTAN BHATTACHARYA
  4. 4. 1 On April 2, 2011, the GIF animation of the ________ was posted by 25- year-old Christopher Torres of Dallas, Texas, who uses the name "prguitarman", on his website LOL-Comics. Torres explained in an interview where the idea for the animation came from: "I was doing a donation drive for the Red Cross and in-between drawings in my Livestream video chat, two different people mentioned I should draw a 'Pop Tart' and a ________." The original version of the song was uploaded by user "daniwell" to the Japanese video site Niconico on July 25, 2010. The song features Yamaha's Vocaloid Hatsune Miku.
  5. 5. ANSWER ON NEXT SLIDE
  6. 6. NYAN CAT
  7. 7. 2 Urban Dictionary describes this word as 'The douchebag mating call', 'Carpe Diem for stupid people' and the 'dumbass' excuse for something stupid that they did'. This word was added to the the OED in 2014. What are we talking about?
  8. 8. ANSWER ON NEXT SLIDE
  9. 9. YOLO
  10. 10. 3 This right-handed batsman, who can double up as a back-up wicket-keeper stamped his presence in international cricket in August 2003 with two Test centuries on debut, becoming only the second player to achieve that feat. He went on to score first 1000 ODI runs in just 22 matches, becoming one of the fastest in the world to do so. Frail of build, his game is built on timing and an easy elegance. A dip in form saw him lose his place in the team in late 2004. Persistence at domestic level paid off, however, as he returned to the national squad against the West Indies in November 2006.He played his last test at Lord's, Aug, 2010. He played his last ODI at Jaipur, Nov 18, 2007. ID this cricketer.
  11. 11. ANSWER ON NEXT SLIDE
  12. 12. YASEER HAMEED
  13. 13. 4 X said he originally planned to collaborate with Justin Bieber on the single, but he and manager Scooter Braun deferred that to make the goal of the single to prove he was not a one-hit wonder. He described the song as "a sort of a mash-up of my previous 10 tracks and 10 hooks. X had originally intended to follow up Y with a single named 'Assarabia', but decided against it and instead followed it up with this single. This single, however proved much less successful. Identify X, Y and the single.
  14. 14. ANSWER ON NEXT SLIDE
  15. 15. X - PSY Y - GANGNAM STYLE SINGLE – GENTLEMAN Assarabia means 'Oh Yeah!' in Korean
  16. 16. 5 X was a Russian baritone singer and a recipient of the People's Artist Award of the Russian SFSR. X became known to international audiences in 2010 when a 1976 recording of him singing a non-lexical vocable version of the song "I Am Glad, 'Cause I'm Finally Returning Back Home" became famous on the internet. This video's popularity re-ignited interest in Xs singing career and for a time, there was a petition for him to come out of retirement to perform on a world tour. X's son was quoted as saying "He thinks maybe someone is trying to make a fool of him," and "He keeps asking, 'Where were all these journalists 40 years ago?" X passed away on 8th April, 2012. Id X.
  17. 17. ANSWER ON NEXT SLIDE
  18. 18. EDUARD KHIL THE TROLOLO MAN
  19. 19. 6 According to Forbes, X earned an estimated $15 million between June 2009 and June 2010, continuing his run as one of the highest-paid in this field, after earning an estimated $5 million the prior year. X's late father who was born in Mumbai features quite frequently in X's work. X is the recipient of Gemini award in 2008. Gina Yashere accused X of consistently and admittedly stealing her material over a period of several years. X dated Sunny Leone in 2008. One of X's more famous lines include "Be a man! Do the right thing!" Id X.
  20. 20. ANSWER ON NEXT SLIDE
  21. 21. RUSSEL PETERS
  22. 22. 7 Ankur P Agarwal, the co-founder at PriceBaba.com started a campaign to name something X. Some of the things he did included mailing boxes of X to Larry Page and Andy Rubin and campaigning outside their headquarters. This campaign was however a failure, and Ankur instead of giving up, decided to restart the campaign, using Y this time, instead of X. His second attempt ended in failure as well. X and Y were instead named A and B respectively. ID X, Y, A , B / Give Funda.
  23. 23. ANSWER ON NEXT SLIDE
  24. 24. X - KAJUKATLI Y - LADDOO A - KITKAT B - LOLLIPOP
  25. 25. 8 Following is the synopsis of the novel X(2006): “ Set against the brilliantly drawn backdrop of India at the turn of the millennium, X tells the story of a young couple, penniless but gloriously in love. Obsessed with each other, they move from a small town to the big city, where the narrator who dreams of being a writer works feverishly on a novel, stopping only to feed his ceaseless desire for his beautiful wife.” The Hindu described it ‘A startling work of Nabokovian fiction.’ Khushwant Singh termed the novel as a masterpiece . V.S Naipaul said ‘At last - a new and brilliantly original novel from India.’ The novel won a French literary award called Le Prix Mille Pages, and was also nominated for the Bad Sex award in Britain. Identify X and it’s author .
  26. 26. ANSWER ON NEXT SLIDE
  27. 27. X- THE ALCHEMY OF DESIRE Y- TARUN TEJPAL
  28. 28. 9 Tomislav Pacak , spokesman for the Croatian Football federation issued a statement on the official website. "We apologize to all viewers, our guests from Italy and the players from both teams, for the _________ on the Poljud Stadium grass," he said after the Euro 16 Qualifier against Italy. Pacak claimed that a "chemical agent" had been used on the pitch, 24 to 48 hours before kickoff, timed to be visible during the qualifying match. "This was an obvious act of sabotage and a criminal act. We condemn it and ask the police and judicial bodies to find the person(s) responsible for what is a shame not only for Croatian football, but the entire country. What?
  29. 29. ANSWER ON NEXT SLIDE
  30. 30. SWASTIKA
  31. 31. 10 The 2001 film the ‘Fluffer’ was about a film buff with a crush on a porn star who is straight, for whom he would end up working in gay porn. Though it gained widespread use in the porn industry, the term ‘fluffer’ has also been adopted by the real estate industry to refer to a person that stages homes, and as a term for a maid who fluffs pillows. According to some pornographic actors, fluffers do not actually exist while other’s consider them part of the makeup department. What is the job of a fluffer?
  32. 32. ANSWER ON NEXT SLIDE
  33. 33. A PERSON EMPLOYED TO KEEP A MALE ADULT FILM STAR AROUSED ON THE SET
  34. 34. 11 Often known as the shrewdest tactician in Indian football, this coach is known for his association with the X club for around 30 years. He served as the coach of X for more than 15 years at at a stretch after playing for them. He left the club to coach Indian national team in 2009. Name the coach and the club X.
  35. 35. ANSWER ON NEXT SLIDE
  36. 36. SUKHWINDER SINGH X- JCT F.C.
  37. 37. 12 Anupam Mittal is the founder and CEO of People Group which owns businesses such as Makaan.com, Mauj Mobile and People Pictures. He is included in Business Week's India's 50 most powerful people. However he got the idea for his biggest venture after he met a broker in India who went door to door carrying biodata in his suitcase. This business is now estimated to be about 1.5 billion Indian rupees. What?
  38. 38. ANSWER ON NEXT SLIDE
  39. 39. .com
  40. 40. SET 2
  41. 41. 13 Various people and the media lashed out at the Government regarding a 2013 incident in X district of UP. A man called Shobhan Sarkar was at the centre of this. A. P. J. Abdul Kalam said that, “According to me, science doesn't allow any guess. It must have some logical conclusion.“ Narendra Modi mocked the government saying that, "The whole world is laughing at us over this.” The Times of India called it:-'Peepli Live' in X. A journalist from Al Jazeera said "We had heard that India is the land of snake charmers. After this we are ready to believe it.“ Name X and what incident they were talking about?
  42. 42. ANSWER ON NEXT SLIDE
  43. 43. UNNAO 2013 GOLD TREASURE INCIDENT In October 2013, Archaeological Survey of India took up the excavation near Daundia Khera village in Unnao district amid reports of over 1000 tonnes of Gold deposits buried beneath the ruins of an old fort, which belonged to Ram Baksh Singh, a revolutionary of 1857. All this excavation carried out on the basis of a Sadhu’s dream!!
  44. 44. 14 X broke P.T. Usha’s long-standing record of most medals by an Indian at a multi-discipline event in October 2014. He was supported by the GoSports Foundation and was part of the Rahul Dravid Athlete Mentorship Project. He was supported by the GoSports Foundation and was part of the Rahul Dravid Athlete Mentorship Project. “Rahul Dravid told me, I know you are planning to retire, but let's keep that aside for now. Right now your focus should be to win medals for India.” X recalled. Identify X.
  45. 45. ANSWER ON NEXT SLIDE
  46. 46. Sharath Gayakwad (paralympian). Broke record at Incheon Asian games 2014 in swimming. Born with a deformed left hand.)
  47. 47. 15 On 12 September 2014 McCann Worldgroup, the biggest agency network in global advertising giant Interpublic Group's fold, elevated X as its chairman for Asia-Pacific region, bringing both Greater China and Australia under his purview with immediate effect. Earlier, he was president of McCann Worldgroup South Asia and CEO of the agency's Indian operations. This 2015 Padma Shri awardee has also received the National Film award in a particular field twice. Identify X.
  48. 48. ANSWER ON NEXT SLIDE
  49. 49. PRASOON JOSHI
  50. 50. 16 The first trailer was unveiled in August 2010 and the film Y was released on 17 September 2010. The film received mixed reactions from critics, with some citing very strong production values and realistic and humorous portrayal of supporters. Shot and produced by Endemol in conjunction with the club, the film features exclusive interviews with staff, players, board members and fans throughout the season. The film documents a group of X fans as they follow their team across the country in their 1995 Renault Espace nicknamed, "Helios". Name the club X and the film Y.
  51. 51. ANSWER ON NEXT SLIDE
  52. 52. X- MANCHESTER CITY Y- BLUE MOON RISING
  53. 53. 17 X is a social experiment and channel on a certain video streaming website, consisting of a crowdsourced attempt to play Y by parsing commands sent by users through the channel's chat room. The concept was developed by an anonymous Australian programmer and launched on 12 February 2014. The stream became unexpectedly popular, reaching an average concurrent viewership of over 80,000 viewers. Media outlets have described the proceedings of the game as being "mesmerizing", "miraculous" and "beautiful chaos", with one viewer comparing it to "watching a car crash in slow motion". The stream has been compared to the infinite monkey theorem in that effectively random input to a game still ultimately comes out with forward progress in the game. X, Y both.
  54. 54. ANSWER ON NEXT SLIDE
  55. 55. X- TWITCH PLAYS POKEMON Y- POKEMON
  56. 56. 18 In August 2009, President Barack Obama posthumously awarded X the Presidential Medal of Freedom. X's nephew Stuart accepted the honor for his uncle. Shortly after, Stuart co-founded the X Foundation with the support of Desmond Tutu. California governor Arnold Schwarzenegger designated May 22 as “X Day", and inducted X in the California Hall of Fame. X was included in the "Time 100 Heroes and Icons “ Who is X?
  57. 57. ANSWER ON NEXT SLIDE
  58. 58. HARVEY MILK The first openly gay person to be elected to public office in California.
  59. 59. 19 There are about 7 of them in our country including the small ones. Sunil Kandaloor of Mumbai is the man behind one of them and Asansol’s Sushanta Roy, a former employee of the Indian Museum is the man behind another one of them. Roy, the man behind the Kolkata one, said the idea of doing this was prompted by a popular Kazi Nazrul Islam song.
  60. 60. ANSWER ON NEXT SLIDE
  61. 61. WAX MUSEUMS IN INDIA
  62. 62. 20 Warner Bros. announced that it was halting production of toys and replicas of the General Lee, the car from the Dukes of Hazzard, on June 2015. The company follows in the footsteps of retailers Amazon, Sears, eBay, and Walmart, all of whom elected to ban sales of something that has acquired great controversies especially in the southern states of USA due to it being a sign of the slave-holding South. Why did they halt production of this product?
  63. 63. ANSWER ON NEXT SLIDE
  64. 64. CONFEDERATE FLAG Controversy regarding some considering it to be a symbol of slavery, others of southern pride.
  65. 65. 21 Ulf Westman and Ewa Wigenheim-Westman announced their plans for this way back in 2006. After several years of financial issues the project was abandoned in 2009, and the building allocated for them was instead set to hold a new contemporary photography museum, called Fotografiska. Finally it was opened on May 7th 2013 on the island of Djurgården, Stockholm. What are we talking about?
  66. 66. ANSWER ON NEXT SLIDE
  67. 67. 22 It is the Danish word for ‘poop’. Though this word was used in the 1500s to refer to sheep sounds, it gained mainstream popularity with a new release of Pharrell William. It has since, taken on a wider meaning, being used to label something as generally good or cool while some refer to it as a shortened for of another word.
  68. 68. ANSWER ON NEXT SLIDE
  69. 69. BAE
  70. 70. 23 This crustacean discovered in 2005 in the South Pacific Ocean is often listed among the strangest looking animal. This 6 inches long decapod, is notable for the quantity of silky blond setae (resembling fur) covering thoracic legs and claws. Due to its large size and ability to survive in cold places its discoverers dubbed it the “____lobster” or “____ crab” after something that is said to be have inhabited the Himalayan regions in the early 19th century.
  71. 71. ANSWER ON NEXT SLIDE
  72. 72. YETI
  73. 73. 24 _________ is an upcoming American thriller television series. It revolves around a group of young FBI recruits, who are training at the FBI Training Academy in ________, Virginia. The series' protagonist is Alex Parrish played by Priyanka Chopra, an FBI trainee who has an affair with another recruit.
  74. 74. ANSWER ON NEXT SLIDE
  75. 75. QUANTICO
  76. 76. SET 3
  77. 77. 25 On Friday 14th February, Narendra Modi inaugurated the X auditorium to remember the proud son of Gujarat, X . It is located in Surat and Narendra Modi expressed confidence that the auditorium will serve as the cultural centre of Surat. All the prizes won by X in his lifetime are placed there. The total cost of building one of the country’s largest auditorium was more than a 100 crores. A postage stamp bearing X's face, was released by India Post to honour him on 3 May 2013 and several schools were also named after him during that time. Who is X?
  78. 78. ANSWER ON NEXT SLIDE
  79. 79. SANJEEV KUMAR
  80. 80. 26 This 60 metre-long, 10 metre-high steel-and-rock abstract sculpture by Anish Kapoor resembles a funnel. It faces the royal chateau, which attracts five million tourists a year. Inside the palace itself is a smaller work: a cannon that fires red wax at white walls, symbolising a phallus and an ejaculation of blood. It was vandalised a week back after some French media outlets have expressed unease at the level of provocation unleashed by Kapoor, who has described the piece as “the _____’s ______ who is taking power”.
  81. 81. ANSWER ON NEXT SLIDE
  82. 82. QUEEN’S VAGINA
  83. 83. 27 Inline skating is a sport practiced widely internationally having wheels, arranged in a single line, unlike the "quad" style of roller skate consisting of four wheels arranged in the same configuration as a typical car. The in-line design allows for greater speed than roller skates and better maneuverability. This sport is more popularly known by the name of a brand which manufactures these line of inline skates. What is this sport popularly known as?
  84. 84. ANSWER ON NEXT SLIDE
  85. 85. ROLLERBLADING
  86. 86. 28 His mother Gina is from Philippines and his father George is a Yoruba Nigerian prince from Ogere-Remo, which is near Lagos and has 60,000 residents. George is also a DJ and rapper. His middle name "Olatokunbo" means "Wealth from across the sea" or "Wealth from a foreign land" in the Yoruba language. At 17years he made his debut against France becoming the youngest ever to play for his country. Name him and the country he plays for.
  87. 87. ANSWER ON NEXT SLIDE
  88. 88. DAVID ALABA AUSTRIA
  89. 89. 29 This country, nicknamed “The Warm Heart of Africa” had used a flag with a rising sun from 1964-2010. In 2012, the country changed its flag to one with a full sun. The reason, according to then-president Bingu wa Mutharika, was that the long-standing “dawn” flag represented a nation that was still emerging and developing, while having the full sun on the flag symbolized that ______ had emerged as a prosperous nation. “We don’t have to live permanently in the past,” he said
  90. 90. ANSWER ON NEXT SLIDE
  91. 91. MALAWI
  92. 92. In the early hours of Sunday, 22nd February 2009, a virus called ’CSV’ began to infect millions of websites worldwide. It originated from an unknown source in the UK at around 2am and started corrupting websites through a server loophole. Many people attributed it as repercussions of a hate campaign which was very much in the news then. So what exactly did the virus do? 30
  93. 93. ANSWER ON NEXT SLIDE
  94. 94. CHANGE THE FONT TO COMIC SANS
  95. 95. 31 In 2010, a three-day birth centenary program was held in the occasion of Binod Bihari Chaudhuri‘s hundredth birth anniversary. A memoir of Binod Bihari was also published titled Ognijhora Dingulo. He is the recipient of the highest civilian award of his country. He breathed his last at the Fortis Hospital, Kolkata on April,2013. He was 102 years old at the time of his death and the last surviving member of an elite list. Which elite list are we talking about?
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  97. 97. LAST SURVIVING MEMBER OF THE CHITTAGONG ARMORY RAID
  98. 98. 32 Critics consider this 2013 movie to be the director's take, tribute or version of Tennessee Williams' classic play ‘A Streetcar Named Desire’. However the film received a Oscar nomination in the Best Original Screenplay Category. Other critics and cultural commentators argued that the lead character was modeled on the director's former companion, and that the film is a "response" to their high- profile and acrimonious break-up. This movie was not released in India due to a particular reason. Name the movie and the reason for which it was not released in India.
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  100. 100. BLUE JASMINE WOODY ALLEN REFUSED TO ACCOMMODATE THE INDIAN GOVERNMENT'S MANDATORY ANTI-SMOKING ADS.
  101. 101. 33 Acclaimed as one of the most important Scandinavian writers since the Second World War, his poetry has been translated into over 60 languages. He is currently the last Swede to receive the Nobel Prize. He passed away this year after being partially paralyzed from stroke in his final days. Despite this, he taught himself to play the piano with only his left hand. He went to Bhopal after the tragedy and sat outside the plant in a poetry reading session alongside K Satchidanandan. Who is this recipient of the 2011 Nobel Prize in Literature?
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  103. 103. TOMAS TRANSTROMER
  104. 104. 34 Valencia FC, the 6 time La Liga winning Spanish football club, partnered with Red Cross on the 2nd week of May for this charitable act during their match against Celta Vigo which ended in a 1-1 draw. This gesture won them a lot of fans across the football community. How did they raise money that helped in a worldwide relief effort?
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  106. 106. JERSEY NAME IN NEPALI TO RAISE FUNDS FOR NEPAL EARTHQUAKE
  107. 107. 35 KBC has had a lot of innovative lifelines like ‘Triguni’, ‘Flip the question’, ‘Double Dip’, ‘Expert Advice’. One such innovative lifeline was ‘Power Paplu’. The lifeline did not stay long and was eventually replaced. How did ‘Power Paplu’ help you?
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  109. 109. USE ANY ALREADY USED LIFELINE FOR A SECOND TIME
  110. 110. 36 Daggubati Ramanaidu passed away in February 2015 at the age of 78, after being diagnosed with prostrate cancer. He was conferred with the Dada Saheb Phalke Award in 2009, the highest award for films in Indian cinema. He was also a member of the Telegu Desam Party and a MP of the 13th Lok Sabha. After having founded a company in his field of work, he has a place in the Guinness Book of World record for a feat. He was also awarded the Dadasaheb Phalke in 2009. What record?
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  112. 112. MOST FILMS PRODUCED BY AN INDIVIDUAL
  113. 113. SET 4
  114. 114. 37 In September 2009, Chelsea was banned from signing any players in the next two transfer windows due to their involvement in inducing the player X to break his contract at Lens, meaning they would have been unable to buy or sell players until January 2011. After appealing to the Court of Arbitration for Sport, the ban got lifted by February 2010. Identify X who now plays for Sevilla.
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  116. 116. GAEL KAKUTA
  117. 117. 38 The National Cancer Coalition (NCC) is one of the America's biggest charities. A blog post revealed that during the time period 2009 to 2012,their donations had exceeded $125,000. This was due to millions donating on the website X , which eventually was linked to NCC. But the charity has come under fire after being listed No. 21 on the Tampa Bay Times and The Center for Investigative Reporting's list of the worst charities in America. Following the string of revelations and corruption charges, the link from the site X to the National Cancer Coalition donation page was permanently removed. Name the website X ?
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  119. 119. savewalterwhite.com
  120. 120. The composition of this hydrophobic chemical compound originally developed by Nissan consists of Manganese Oxide Polystyrene, Zinc Oxide , Precipitated Calcium Carbonate and Silica. It is mainly used by Nissan in car manufacturing. However this moderately expensive chemical compound was used earlier this year in a German Red light area called St Pauli for an entirely different purpose. It helped in eliminating a nuisance of the city to a great extent. For what purpose was this used ? 39
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  122. 122. Used as an ‘Anti-Pee paint’ on walls of St. Pauli
  123. 123. 40 Born as Jai Hemant, he started out as a martial artist, who also helped Amir Khan build his body for Dhoom 3. He declined the remake of 1989 hit TV series ‘Fauji’ that introduced Shah Rukh Khan and the project is currently on hold. Subhash Ghai wanted to launch him in the remake of the 1983 superhit film X that led to the stardom of an actor. Who am I talking about? Also identify the movie X.
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  125. 125. TIGER SHROFF X- HERO
  126. 126. 41 Abbas Kazmi first came to Mumbai as an aspiring actor and worked in a few films such as Anjaan Rahen, with Feroz Khan and Asha Parekh, and Jugnoo, with Dharmendra and Hema Malini. He found little success in acting and so decided to go into something which he later chose as a career. His claim to fame finally came in the year 2009, but in a completely different field for which he frequently had to defend himself saying that he was just doing his professional duty sincerely. He even appeared in the 4th season of Big Boss where he was eliminated in the first week. Funda?
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  128. 128. LAWYER WHO REPRESENTED AJMAB KASAB
  129. 129. 42 For the good business of a publishing-industry, it doesn't matter how many people read your book, only how many buy it. But the convention is soon going to change as the makers of Kindle, Amazon has introduced something that is going to reward cliff-hangers and mysteries across all genres. What unique business idea is being introduced by Amazon?
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  131. 131. PAY-PER-PAGE POLICY FOR SELF PUBLISHERS
  132. 132. 43 Bharti Kher is an Indian contemporary artist married to popular artist Anish Kapoor. In 1995 Kher was struck by a woman in a market wearing something. She asked the woman where it came from and went straight to the store. “I walked in” and said, "give me all the serpent ______ you have," which turned out to be a few packages that she stuck in her sketchbook. It turned out to be a supernova moment.'[“ Since then, ______ have become Kher’s signature, operating not so much as a central motif as a language that the artist has invented to articulate and animate her themes.
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  134. 134. BINDI
  135. 135. 44 The previous record was 165 when on November 10, 2009, a unanimous decision was passed to honour Nelson Mandela’s birthday and to celebrate his life. This changed on December 2014 when the number was 176, inspired by a speech of an India on September 27, 2014. What did it lead to? And What record?
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  137. 137. HIGHEST NO. OF CO-SPONSORS FOR ANY UNITED NATIONS GENERAL ASSEMBLY RESOLUTION INTERNATIONAL YOGA DAY (21 JUNE)
  138. 138. 45 The 2Suit is a garment invented by Vanna Bonta in 2006 after she experienced microgravity during a parabolic flight that she flew with the National Space Society in 2004. In 2008, the first 2Suit was manufactured and tested by a History Channel documentary for the television series The Universe. The documentary described the 2Suit as "one small step for humankind colonizing the universe”. The 2Suit has been mentioned in travel and exploration magazines as part of articles on subject like the "400 mile high club.“ What is the basic purpose solved by this garment?
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  140. 140. FACILITATE INTIMACY IN SPACE
  141. 141. 46 E is a start-up British innovation company, founded by internet entrepreneur John Lambert in 2001. It all started in a barn on his Devon farm, with a small team of designers and programmers, some private finance, and a dream to make the world's most expressive electronic musical instrument. After 8 years of research and development it was finally launched in late 2009. It has so far attracted investment in excess of £10m and has already made waves in the music world and has some highly acclaimed early adopters. Either name the company E or the instrument.
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  143. 143. EIGENHARP
  144. 144. 47 The popularity of John Woo's films, and the heroic bloodshed genre in general, in the West helped give this style greater visibility. Film-makers like Robert Rodriguez were inspired to create action sequences modelled on the Hong Kong style. One of the first to demonstrate this was Rodriguez's Desperado (1995). The Matrix (1999) played a part in making it the most popular form of firearm- based combat in cinema worldwide; since then, the style has become a staple of modern Western action films. Identify the genre which is a Portmanteau of an object and a style popular in action movies.
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  146. 146. GUN-FU (GUN+ KUNG FU)
  147. 147. 48 One such lesser known secret of the late X's private life was that he was a prolific painter excelling in mediums ranging from oil to charcoal and watercolour. “He usually kept the morning time for himself, in which he would paint and read and nobody was allowed to disturb him”, says X's daughter Bharti, who now runs the X Foundation. The foundation organised an art exhibition of his works to celebrate his birth centenary on October 13,2011.Very few paintings of him were available since he gifted away most of his art works. This was the first time that X’s artworks were shown to the public. Who is X? PICTURES ON NEXT SLIDE….
  148. 148. ANSWER ON NEXT SLIDE
  149. 149. ASHOK KUMAR
  150. 150. 49 Christopher Renzi is a 43-year-old American businessman who lives in Rhode Island. In a complaint filed around July,2014 in Rhode Island federal court,the 43-year-old fitness enthusiast Renzi said he had received letters from lawyers representing the Danish company JBS , who asked him to do something. However Renzi refused to listen to the demands of the JBS company and his lawyer Michael Feldhuhn said "We just want them to leave us alone.“ JBS also went ahead and asked the US Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) to cancel the trademark awarded to Renzi in 2009. What was the feud all about?
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  152. 152. Feud regarding the CR7 brand name
  153. 153. 50 WHITE MEADOWS is a smartphone application developed by Particle in January,2011. The video mechanism allow(s) anyone in the world to record a short video statement to show their views. There will be an ESCAPE button at top , allowing quick exit for those in countries where recording a statement would be dangerous. There will an option to have the screen black, and voice distortion. Tobias Morgan, one of the man behind this said, " The purpose of the mechanism is meant to have a broader use in the future. Future projects using this mechanism include a campaign for women's rights in the Middle East and highlighting the plight of street children globally. People can use WHITE MEADOWS not only to make a video statement in support of human rights, but also to share their own experiences. " What is the purpose of the Application?
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  155. 155. To protest against the imprisonment and filmmaking ban imposed upon Iranian filmmakers Jafar Panahi and Mohammad Rasoulof
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