QUIZMASTERS OF THE DAY:  NAYANMONI BARUAHGAUTAM PRIYAM MAHANTA     EL BISWAJIT
Prelims (by El Biswajit & Gautam Priyam Mahanta) 23 questions, 25 marks. Separate marking for each question. In-built t...
Question 1: In 1960, the name A was proposed by their original bassist X, which was a play on Buddy Holly’s Crickets. Y la...
Answer:A: BeetlesX: Stuart SutcliffeY: John LennonZ: Beatals(In the blank it will beBeatles).
*Question 2: Who’s the photographer? (1)
Answer:Robert Capa
Question 3:  This place was originally known for hosting two  traditional markets, and township started when  Purnananda B...
Answer:Jorhat
Question 4:Whose statue? (1)
Answer:The Ancient Mariner (from Coleridge’s “Rime of theAncient Mariner”)
*Question 5:Lego recreation of?(1;IN CASE OF A TIE,GIVING THE NAMESOF THE ORIGINALPHOTOGRAPH ANDTHEPHOTOGRAPHERWOULD FETCH...
Answer:Alberto Kordas March 5,1960 “GuerrilleroHeroico” photograph ofErnesto Che Guevara
*Question 6:  “She wants head  Male bonding  Siamese twins  Tango 69  Me  I travel by images  Corporal landscapes  The mou...
Answer:Pablo Picasso (“Night Train to Horta”)
Question 7:The subject below is a young John Brown, a Scottish royalservant. Who sketched it? (1)
Answer:Queen Victoria (she drew this sketch of a young JohnBrown, the Scottish servant who was her favourite)
Question 8:  X began as a newspaper reporter and his  aggressive style caught the attention of William  Randolph Hearst wh...
Answer:Forbes.X: William Forbes
Question 9:What unique unwanted feat in the history of World Cup dothese three Italian footballers hold? (1; IN CASE OF A ...
Answer:The three fastest substitutions (From left to right, in 1978,Mauro Bellugi was substituted after six minutes agains...
Question 10:He is an American artist,actor, stuntman, writer,personal trainer, formerbodybuilder and retiredprofessional w...
Answer:Ric Drasin; he designed theoriginal logo of Gold’s Gym, acartoon sketch of a baldweightlifter
Question 11:AC Milan: Liedholm, Sacchi (2), Capello (2), Tabarez, Zaccheroni, Cesare Maldini, Terim,   Ancelotti, Leonardo...
Answer:Sir Alex Ferguson;these are the 144managers ofManchesterUnited’s biggestrival clubs sinceFergie took up thehotseat ...
Question 12:He is a crossdresserbetween apirate and asuperhero. Heclaims to bethe nephew ofone of themostfearsomecharacter...
Answer:Mogambo ka bhateeja Crime master Gogo in Andaz ApnaApna
Question 13:According to a Chetan Bhagat novel, BHUkampis the magazine of which college/university?
Answer:Banaras Hindu University (BHU)
*Question 14:  The X story begins in Kansas, when Y (picture on the  next slide) founded the company in 1889. Recognizing ...
Answer:X: LeeY: Henry David LeeZ: Lee Union-Alljumpsuit(In the blank it will be“jeans”)
Question 15:  According to legend, when there was  draught at Ali Pukhuri, Sankardeva and  his disciples prayed at the Kir...
Answer:Akashi Ganga
*Question 16:On November 19, 2005, he created history. Hisperformance was so angelic and surreal that even theWhite House ...
Answer:Ronaldinho (Y: Diego Maradona; in the blank will beDinho; X: Barcelona)
*Question 17: This is a screenshot from the 2009 movie Blood and Bone. Who is being quoted here? (1)
Answer:Genghis Khan
Question 18:  Anthony Rossi, a native Sicilian came to New  York and ran a grocery store for 13 years. In  1947 he began s...
Answer:Tropicana Products, Inc.
Question 19:  Zee Telefilms, part of the Essel group  promoted by Subhash Chandra, had bid for  the telecast rights to the...
Answer:He conceived and created the much hyped Indian CricketLeague
Question 20:  Which union territory in India has the  highest percentage of Muslim population? (1)
Answer:Lakshadweep
Question 21: Identify the female singer.
Answer:Nirmala Mishra
Question 22:  This is a song from the movie Saawariya.  Who was the music director?
Answer:Sanjay Leela Bhansali
*Question 23:    Name the band. Their name is inspired    from a drama, originally written in French.
Answer:Godot (the play is, of course, Waiting for Godot)
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Don Quizzote 2011: Prelims

  1. 1. QUIZMASTERS OF THE DAY: NAYANMONI BARUAHGAUTAM PRIYAM MAHANTA EL BISWAJIT
  2. 2. Prelims (by El Biswajit & Gautam Priyam Mahanta) 23 questions, 25 marks. Separate marking for each question. In-built tie-breakers in the form of additional marking in certain questions, as specified. (5, 9, 11, and 16 carry tie-breaker points) In case there’s a second stage of a tie, teams answering maximum number of star (*) questions will advance to the grand finale. (2, 5, 6, 14, 16, and 17 are star questions)
  3. 3. Question 1: In 1960, the name A was proposed by their original bassist X, which was a play on Buddy Holly’s Crickets. Y later altered the spelling to Z before meeting 19-year- old poet Royston Ellis who suggested their name ______ as a double play on both beat poetry and music. Identify A, X, Y, Z. (0.5+0.5+0.5+0.5=2)
  4. 4. Answer:A: BeetlesX: Stuart SutcliffeY: John LennonZ: Beatals(In the blank it will beBeatles).
  5. 5. *Question 2: Who’s the photographer? (1)
  6. 6. Answer:Robert Capa
  7. 7. Question 3: This place was originally known for hosting two traditional markets, and township started when Purnananda Burhagohain encamped and settled here after the uprising of the Moamarias, and officially it became the last capital of the Ahom kingdom after Gaurinath Singha shifted his capital from Rangpur to this place, around 1794, id the place. (1)
  8. 8. Answer:Jorhat
  9. 9. Question 4:Whose statue? (1)
  10. 10. Answer:The Ancient Mariner (from Coleridge’s “Rime of theAncient Mariner”)
  11. 11. *Question 5:Lego recreation of?(1;IN CASE OF A TIE,GIVING THE NAMESOF THE ORIGINALPHOTOGRAPH ANDTHEPHOTOGRAPHERWOULD FETCH YOU1+1 BONUS POINTS)
  12. 12. Answer:Alberto Kordas March 5,1960 “GuerrilleroHeroico” photograph ofErnesto Che Guevara
  13. 13. *Question 6: “She wants head Male bonding Siamese twins Tango 69 Me I travel by images Corporal landscapes The mouth is the tunnel Quick, now The tongue the train…” First three stanzas of a poem. Who is the poet? (1)
  14. 14. Answer:Pablo Picasso (“Night Train to Horta”)
  15. 15. Question 7:The subject below is a young John Brown, a Scottish royalservant. Who sketched it? (1)
  16. 16. Answer:Queen Victoria (she drew this sketch of a young JohnBrown, the Scottish servant who was her favourite)
  17. 17. Question 8: X began as a newspaper reporter and his aggressive style caught the attention of William Randolph Hearst who lured him away from the Journal of Commerce to do business reports for New York American. He broke away from Hearst in 1917 to start a business magazine called Doers & Doings. What was it later renamed? Also identify X. (0.5+0.5)
  18. 18. Answer:Forbes.X: William Forbes
  19. 19. Question 9:What unique unwanted feat in the history of World Cup dothese three Italian footballers hold? (1; IN CASE OF A TIE,IDENTIFICATION OF THE FOOTBALLERS WOULD FETCHYOU 1+1+1 BONUS POINTS)
  20. 20. Answer:The three fastest substitutions (From left to right, in 1978,Mauro Bellugi was substituted after six minutes againstArgentina, in 1982, Francesco Graziani was replaced afterseven minutes of the World Cup final, in 1998, AlessandroNesta went off after just four minutes against Austria.)
  21. 21. Question 10:He is an American artist,actor, stuntman, writer,personal trainer, formerbodybuilder and retiredprofessional wrestler. Thepicture on the right showsvarious injuries hesustained over many years.He designed the originallogo of one of the world’stop internationalgymnasium chains.Identify him and the gymchain. (0.5+0.5=1)
  22. 22. Answer:Ric Drasin; he designed theoriginal logo of Gold’s Gym, acartoon sketch of a baldweightlifter
  23. 23. Question 11:AC Milan: Liedholm, Sacchi (2), Capello (2), Tabarez, Zaccheroni, Cesare Maldini, Terim, Ancelotti, Leonardo, AllegriArsenal: Graham, Rioch, WengerBarcelona: Venables, Aragones, Cruyff, Robson, Van Gaal (2), Ferrer, Rexach, Antic, Rijkaard, GuardiolaBayern Munich: Lattek, Heynckes (2), Lerby, Ribbeck, Beckenbauer, Trapattoni (2), Rehhagel, Hitzfeld (2), Magath, Klinsmann, Van GaalChelsea: Hollins, Campbell, Porterfield, Webb, Hoddle, Gullit, Vialli, Ranieri, Mourinho, Grant, Scolari, Hiddink, Ancelotti, Villas-BoasInter Milan: Trapattoni, Orrico, Bagnoli, Marini, Bianchi, Hodgson, Simoni, Lucescu, Lippi, Tardelli, Cuper, Zaccheroni, Mancini, Mourinho, Benitez, Leonardo, Gasperini, RaneiriJuventus: Marchesi, Zoff, Maifredi, Trapattoni, Lippi (2), Ancelotti, Capello, Deschamps, Ranieri, Ferrara, Zaccheroni, Del Neri, ConteLiverpool: Dalglish (2), Souness, Evans, Houllier, Benitez, HodgsonManchester United: ?Manchester City: Frizzell, Machin, Kendall, Reid, Horton, Ball, Coppell, Clark, Royle, Keegan, Pearce, Eriksson, Hughes, ManciniReal Madrid: Beenhakker (2), Toshack (2), Di Stefano, Antic, Floro, Valdano, Iglesias, Capello (2), Heynckes, Camacho (2), Hiddink, Del Bosque, Queiroz, Remon, Luxemburgo, Lopez Caro, Schuster, Ramos, Pellegrini, MourinhoTottenham: Pleat, Venables, Shreeves, Livermore, Ardiles, Francis, Gross, Graham, Hoddle, Santini, Jol, Ramos, RedknappWhat it would be for Manchester United? (1; IN CASE OF A TIE, EXPLANATION OF THE ANSWER WOULD FETCH YOU 1 BONUS POINT)
  24. 24. Answer:Sir Alex Ferguson;these are the 144managers ofManchesterUnited’s biggestrival clubs sinceFergie took up thehotseat at OldTrafford inNovember 1986
  25. 25. Question 12:He is a crossdresserbetween apirate and asuperhero. Heclaims to bethe nephew ofone of themostfearsomecharacters ofBollywood.Identify him.(1)
  26. 26. Answer:Mogambo ka bhateeja Crime master Gogo in Andaz ApnaApna
  27. 27. Question 13:According to a Chetan Bhagat novel, BHUkampis the magazine of which college/university?
  28. 28. Answer:Banaras Hindu University (BHU)
  29. 29. *Question 14: The X story begins in Kansas, when Y (picture on the next slide) founded the company in 1889. Recognizing the benefits of producing work clothes such as overalls, jackets, and dungarees, X set out to manufacture Z. Legend has it that the idea originated with Y himself, who realized the need of a sturdy one- piece outfit that could easily be pulled over uniforms to protect workers from the dirt of their work. Z consisted of a jacket and a pair of work pants sewn together at the waist, designed exclusively for workers. It became the official fatigue uniform for American soldiers when X was asked to manufacture as many Z as possible for the US Army during the World War I. Thus X is said to be the _____ that built America. X entered the Indian market in 1995, the first international brand to have exclusive outlets in India. Identify X, Y, and Z. (0.5+0.5+1=2)
  30. 30. Answer:X: LeeY: Henry David LeeZ: Lee Union-Alljumpsuit(In the blank it will be“jeans”)
  31. 31. Question 15: According to legend, when there was draught at Ali Pukhuri, Sankardeva and his disciples prayed at the Kirtana Ghar, and as a result of their prayer water fell from the sky upon earth with so much force that the place where there was previously a Bot tree on which the water fell turned into a huge pond. What is this place or the huge pond called? (1)
  32. 32. Answer:Akashi Ganga
  33. 33. *Question 16:On November 19, 2005, he created history. Hisperformance was so angelic and surreal that even theWhite House faithful, noted for their notorious anti-Xstance, could not resist giving him a standing ovation attheir home ground, making him the first player since Y tobe applauded this way. Spanish daily AS termed him asuperior being while a renowned columnist went on toexclaim how “_____ could charm the birds from thetrees”. In the blank will be one of his nicknames. Identifyhim. (1; IN CASE OF A TIE, IDENTIFYING “Y” WOULDFETCH YOU 1 BONUS POINT)
  34. 34. Answer:Ronaldinho (Y: Diego Maradona; in the blank will beDinho; X: Barcelona)
  35. 35. *Question 17: This is a screenshot from the 2009 movie Blood and Bone. Who is being quoted here? (1)
  36. 36. Answer:Genghis Khan
  37. 37. Question 18: Anthony Rossi, a native Sicilian came to New York and ran a grocery store for 13 years. In 1947 he began selling oranges and grapes in gift boxes to departmental stores under the name of Fruit Industries, Inc. Since only the larger oranges were used for the gift boxes, he used the smaller oranges to produce chilled jars of fruit concentrate using a process he had developed in the restaurant business. In 1957, the name of the company was changed to that of the brand name of this concentrate juice. Name it. (1)
  38. 38. Answer:Tropicana Products, Inc.
  39. 39. Question 19: Zee Telefilms, part of the Essel group promoted by Subhash Chandra, had bid for the telecast rights to the 2003 Cricket World Cup. Although the highest bid, it was unsuccessful. In 2004, Subhash Chandra again bid for telecast rights and ended up in an inconclusive court battle. He made another bid for the 2006 ICC Champions Trophy rights and once again lost. What was his famous reactionary measure? (1)
  40. 40. Answer:He conceived and created the much hyped Indian CricketLeague
  41. 41. Question 20: Which union territory in India has the highest percentage of Muslim population? (1)
  42. 42. Answer:Lakshadweep
  43. 43. Question 21: Identify the female singer.
  44. 44. Answer:Nirmala Mishra
  45. 45. Question 22: This is a song from the movie Saawariya. Who was the music director?
  46. 46. Answer:Sanjay Leela Bhansali
  47. 47. *Question 23: Name the band. Their name is inspired from a drama, originally written in French.
  48. 48. Answer:Godot (the play is, of course, Waiting for Godot)

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