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Cqc quiz

  1. 1. CQC Quiz<br />By AshwinBalasubramaniam<br />
  2. 2. 1. Written Round (Write Answer and Guess The theme)<br />“The Battle Hymn of the _____ _____” – a controversial book by Amy Chua <br />Protagonist of the Metal Gear Series by Konami. ____ <br />______are the hottest, most sultry days of summer, taking their name from the Star Sirius<br />Fifer , Fiddler, Practical in 1933 disney cartoon are better known as _________<br />Mizaru, Kikazaru and Iwazaru are the ______<br />Viktor Krum's wand was crafted by Gregorovitch, was unusually thick, and had a ______core<br />
  3. 3. 1. Written Round (Write Answer and Guess The theme)<br />7. Ruby (Surya/Sun), Pearl (Chandra/Moon), Coral (Mangala/mArs), Emerald (Budha/Mars), Yellow Sapphire (Brahaspati/Jupiter), Diamond(Shukra/Venus), Blue Sapphire (Shani/Saturn), Hessonite (Rahu), _______(Ketu)<br />8. ____ _____ or ___ ____ is popular symbol of the french national sports teams<br />9. 7thLabour of Hercles performed at Crete during the Reign of King Minos<br />10. The Karni Mata in Deshnoke, near Bikaner Rajasthan is also known as the Temple of _________<br />11. In the 2010 Tim Burton Adaptation starring Johnny Depp (yawn, again) and Helena Bonham Carter ( No Surprise There) which iconic character is given the name NivensMcTwisp ?<br />12. Satanists use a pentagram with two points up, often inscribed in a double circle, with the _______inside the pentagram.<br />ctd<br />
  4. 4. Answer<br />Tiger Mother<br />Solid Snake <br />Dog Days<br />Three Little Piggies<br />Three Wise Monkeys<br />Dragon Hearstring<br />Cat’s Eye (Navagraha & Corresponding Gems)<br />Gallic Rooster / Coq Gallois (Scientific Name Gallus Gallus)<br />Capture the Cretan Bull (Ox)<br />Rats<br />The White Rabbit<br />Head of Goat<br />Connect : Chinese Zodiac<br />
  5. 5. 2. Connect the following (Not Exhaustive)<br />
  6. 6. Answer<br />Named after Rivers<br />
  7. 7. 3. What is this maneuver called and why is it called that?<br />
  8. 8. Answer<br />Bootleg Turn<br />Junior Johnson a moonshiner who is credited with its invention went on to become a NASCAR Racer and owner <br />
  9. 9. 4.<br />Invented by  Harold P. Brown and Arthur Kennelly, it is falsely attributed to Edison (they were working for him though). One of the driving force behind this was to discredit a rival competing with Edison. Name the invention and the rival and the competing technologies ?<br />
  10. 10. Answer<br />The Electric Chair<br />Westinghouse & GE ( AC & DC )<br />
  11. 11. 5.<br />In the U.S. military, X refers to the act of attacking a superior officer with the intent to kill that officer. The term originated during the Vietnam War and used to mean the assassination of an unpopular officer of one's own fighting unit. Killing was effected by means of a <br />
  12. 12. Answer<br />Fragging<br />
  13. 13. 6.<br />This industry was thrown into turmoil in the 1900’s due to various patent disputes between leading companies which was finally resolved by the formation of MPPC ( Essanay, Selig, Lubin, Kalem, American Star, American Pathé, Edison, Biograph,Vitagraph )in December 1908 (which can be loosely described as a cartel) . Certain “independents” like Carl Lemmale , Vilmos Fried etc. moved to X due to a combination of factors geographical distance from MPPC’s base, and the rather less stringent enforcement of patents being some (not chronological). <br />
  14. 14. Answer<br />Hollywood, Lemalle founded Universal and Vilmos Fried (William Fox) founded Fox. <br />
  15. 15. 7.<br />“A mighty bowl on deck he drew. And filled it to the brink; Such drank the Burford's gallant crew, And such the gods shall drink, The sacred robe which Vernon wore Was drenched within the same; And hence his virtues guard our shore, And X derives its name.”<br />Following Britain's conquest of Jamaica in 1655, a half pint or "2 gills" of rum gradually replaced beer and brandy as the drink of choice. Given to the sailor straight, this caused additional problems, as some sailors saved the rum rations for several days to drink all at once. Due to the subsequent illness and disciplinary problems, the rum was mixed with water. This both diluted its effects and accelerated its spoilage, preventing hoarding of the allowance. Identify X ? <br />
  16. 16. Answer<br />Grog<br />
  17. 17. 8. COnnect<br />
  18. 18. Answer<br />Battle of Anghiari by Rubens which is a copy of the original Leonardo <br />Battle of Cascina by Aristoteleda Sangallo original by Michelangelo<br />The “collaboration” that never was between Leonardo and Michelangelo <br />
  19. 19. 9. one word Connect<br />Reply to this message from Philip II of Macedon - "You are advised to submit without further delay, for if I bring my army into Lakonia, I will destroy your farms, slay your people, and raze your city." <br />
  20. 20. Answer<br />IF<br />
  21. 21. 10. Flag Connect(simplfying politics) <br />?<br />Vs<br />in<br />?<br />Vs<br />in<br />One (now two?)of its kind flags)?<br />
  22. 22. Answer<br />Cyprus<br />Kosovo<br />
  23. 23. 11. Identify the lane in melbourne ?<br />
  24. 24. Answer<br />AC / DC Lane named in honor of the band <br />
  25. 25. 12. Usage of X is illustrated below<br />Arun: "Dude I just got accepted to the New York Writers Guild and I think the hot girl from my writing workshop is totally into me!"Vikram: "Aicchhhhh"Arun: "Bless you"Arvind: "Gube! If you dont know 'Aicchhhhh', look it up on X!"<br />
  26. 26. Answer <br />Samosapedia<br />
  27. 27. 13.<br />Otto Frederick Rohwedder of Davenport, Iowa, USA built a prototype in 1912 which was destroyed in a fire and it was not until 1928 that he had a fully working machine ready. Though there was initial misgivings about the invention it was wildly successful. Ironically though the inventor has been largely forgotten, this (or rather what it enabled) is “widely regarded as a benchmark for any new scientific breakthrough or invention”. <br />
  28. 28.
  29. 29. Answer<br />Sliced Bread<br />
  30. 30. 14. Rules For <br />One Player asks the other to pick a number <br />Now the player who has the deck starts throwing the cards in open in the table in two sets, one is named as in and the other as out<br />If the card with number selected by player 2 first falls in set then the player who selected the number wins the game, but if it falls in the out set all the dealer wins.<br />
  31. 31. Answer<br />Mankatha<br />
  32. 32. 15. <br />The desired effect on subjects can be reproduced with any of the following (which is also used apparently ) whiskey, breeze, money . Some other examples in other cultures <br />Denmark – appelsin (orange)<br />Korea – kimchi ……..etc.<br />In other places eg (TagidGvina in hebrew) the translation is literal but need not give the intended effect. <br />This can be replaced for comedic effect, or with something relevant to the event or time. <br />
  33. 33. Answer <br />Say Cheese!! <br />
  34. 34. 16.<br />Back in time when cheques issued by the US government were still being honored. What was this used to buy ?<br />
  35. 35. Answer<br />The State of Alaska ( Relatively expensive considering they paid a few beads for Manhattan ) <br />
  36. 36. 17. One word COnnect<br />Audio<br />various rebel groups opposing Nicaragua's FSLN (Sandinista National Liberation Front)<br />An account which offsets another account. An asset account has a credit balance and offsets the debit balance of the corresponding asset. A liability account has a debit balance and offsets the credit balance of the corresponding liability.<br />This Dance Form :<br />
  37. 37. Answer<br />Contra<br />
  38. 38. 18.<br />NASA launched the Kepler observatory was launched to look for Earth-like planets beyond our own solar system. It has found more than 1,000 apparent planets around distant suns. The planet, named Kepler-16b (first to be discovered of this kind) in the Cygnus Constellation , orbits in a big circle every 229 days. It's a frozen world, about the size of Saturn, and it's likely a ball of gas with a rocky interior. Why are news item referring to it as the Star Wars Planet ?<br />
  39. 39. Answer<br />First Planet to orbit Two Suns, Tatooine anyone ? <br />
  40. 40. 19. Ads Recently Banned in the UK. Why ? ( Specific word :/)<br />
  41. 41. Answer <br />Airbrushed Ads<br />
  42. 42. 20.<br />X’s Books were often adorned with Y as a Symbol of Luck. Later he had them removed so as not to be misconstrued as supporting Z.<br />
  43. 43. Answer<br />X: Kipling<br />Y: Swastika<br />Z: Nazi<br />
  44. 44. 21. FITB<br />In Mass Effect 2 the popular SciFi game voted multiple game of the year you play commander Shepard who is resurrected from the dead by a shady organisation known as Cerebrus. When Shepard tries to Enter the Galactic Capital called the Citadel the following conversation ensues (not exact reproduction)<br />Officer Bailey : The system shows you up as Dead<br />Commander Shephard : Can You Fix it (one of the choices)<br />Officer Bailey : Sure. Spending a year dead is a popular ____ _____<br />In a subtle hat tip to h2g2<br />
  45. 45. Answer<br />Tax Dodge<br />
  46. 46. 22.<br />Kate Winslet: Eve Branson::Sunil Dutt: _______<br />
  47. 47. Answer<br />Nargis . Celebrity damsels in distress (fire) and their celebrity saviours :/<br />
  48. 48. 23.<br />Hostilities were first engaged on the gleaming facades of Montreuil office park, east of Paris, home to gaming giant Ubisoft and BNP-Paribas bank's IT systems. The conflict has since spread to the business district of La Défense, and to the equally besuited enclave of Issy-les-Moulineaux, which houses France's greatest concentration of telecoms and media companies. In fact, across the French capital, the summer has been enlivened by a corporate collage contest known as La guerre des ___- (the _____ wars). What were the under employed people using to create art ?<br />
  49. 49. Answer<br />POST IT<br />
  50. 50. **24. Give One wORD ( Cogged from the Oasis lone wolf quiz )<br /> In Cambridge, a student who has completed the third year of the mathematical tripos with first-class honours 117. <br />a profession of handling animals, especially horses and cattle <br />an SUV and off-road vehicle manufactured by Chrysler under its Jeep marquee. <br />
  51. 51. Answer <br />Wrangler<br />
  52. 52. **25.<br />The word entered the English language in the late 19th century and is derived from Italian for a female deity (the root being feminine of the Latin word for someone deified after death). The word is cognate with the Hindu term meaning goddess. The Urban Dictionary defines it as the female version of a “Hustla”.<br />
  53. 53. Answer<br />DIVA<br />
  54. 54. **26 Alphabet Soup<br />P’s defense brief against Q contains the following evidence<br />“Attached hereto as Exhibit D is a true and correct copy of a still image taken from X’s1968 film “Y” In a clip from that film lasting about one minute, ……….. The clip can be downloaded online at As with the design claimed by the D’889 Patent, the tablet disclosed in the clip has an overall rectangular shape with a dominant display screen, narrow borders, a predominately flat front surface, a flat back surface (which is evident because the tablets are lying flat on the table’s surface), and a thin form factor.<br />
  55. 55. P : Samsung<br />Q : Apple<br />X : Kubrick <br />Y : 2001 A Space Odyssey<br />
  56. 56. ** 27<br />Herzogenaurach is a town in Bavaria, Germany has the nickname "the town of bent necks". Arising due to an acrimonious split in 1948. Several stores, bakeries and bars were unofficially divided including the town's two football clubs<br />
  57. 57. Answer <br />PUMA & ADIDAS<br />
  58. 58. **28. OWC<br />
  59. 59. Answer<br />RPG<br />
  60. 60. **29<br />XY Founded by Arthur X in 1869 at 23 Market Street, Manchester, Lancashire, there was never a Mr.Y and the name was chosen because it was pleasing to the ear (according to WIKI). One of the sub brands advertise the USP of the product as Colour, Flavour and Strength <br />
  61. 61. Answer<br />BrookeBond, Sub Brand being Three Roses<br />
  62. 62. **30 COnnect<br />
  63. 63. Answers<br />RmKV’s Thematic Sarees<br />
  64. 64. ** Theme Answer<br />Brookefields (Some Shameless Promotion :/) <br />
  65. 65. 31. Long Visual Connect ( non exhautive )<br />
  66. 66. I Hope You Are not Allergic to Education<br />
  67. 67. Hi! I am gandalf …and you would be ?<br />
  68. 68. Quintessential Biking !<br />
  69. 69. toprock, Downrock, Spins And ________<br />
  70. 70. HE’s Funny Isn’t He ? <br />
  71. 71. CRACk ZE CoDE<br />
  72. 72. Guaranteed Killer Looks :/<br />
  73. 73. Win Some … Win Some Others As well<br />
  74. 74. Whose style ?<br />
  75. 75. Which of you ordered the bheja Fry?<br />
  76. 76. Batman Villains<br />Janus – Two Face<br />Ivy League – Poison Ivy<br />Durin’s Bane – Bane<br />Harley Davidson – Harley Quinn<br />Freeze (as opposed to spin) – Mr. Freeze<br />Djoker – The Joker<br />Enigma Machine – E.Nigma (The Riddler)<br />Crocs – Killer Croc<br />Catwoman – Catwoman<br />Mad Hatter – Mad Hatter<br />Scarecrow - Scarecrow<br />
  77. 77. 32. One More BatManKostin<br />In Batman the animated series titled “Beware the Grey Ghost”. A young Bruce Wayne grows up watching a TV series of a vigilante called Grey Ghost. The washed up actor who plays the Grey Ghost later helps Batman solve a series of bombings resembling his TV show. Who was the voice actor for Grey Ghost ? <br />
  78. 78. Answer<br />Padapadapadapada ……..Adam West<br />
  79. 79. 33.<br /> Among his translations Kambar's Tamil Ramayana into English,Thirukkural into English as well as works on Socrates, and Marcus Aurelius in Tamil. Was awarded the SahityaAkademi award for Tamil in 1958. And Along with C.V. Raman and Radhakrishnan was the first to be awarded the BharatRatna in 1954. <br />
  80. 80. Answer<br />Chakravarti Rajagopalachari<br />