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Round 3

  1. 1. Round 3<br />
  2. 2. Question 1<br />A _________ is the mishearing or misinterpretation of a phrase, typically a standardized phrase such as a line in a poem or a lyric in a song, beacuse they sound similar, in a way that gives it a new meaning. The American writer Sylvia Wright coined the term in her essay "The Death of Lady _______”,<br /> “....Ye Highlands and ye Lowlands,<br /> Oh, where hae ye been?<br /> They hae slain the Earl O' Moray,<br /> And Lady ________.”<br />
  3. 3. Question 2<br />He had been offered the role of Shantanu in EktaKapoor'sMahabharat; which he refused. He told the press that Ekta'sMahabharat is sure to be a flop because BR Chopra's Mahabharat had actors in it; her Mahabharat has "model"s in it.<br />Who?<br />
  4. 4. Question 3<br />Mrs. Barbra unsuccessfully attempted to sue photographer Kenneth Adelman and Pictopia.com for US$50 million in an attempt to have the aerial photograph of her mansion removed from the publicly available collection of 12,000 California coastline photographs, citing privacy concerns.Adelman stated that he was photographing beachfront property to document coastal erosion. As a result of the case, public knowledge of the picture increased substantially and it became popular on the Internet, with more than 420,000 people visiting the site over the next month. What term arose from this incident?<br />
  5. 5. Question 4<br />This space program was initiated by Ronald Reagan in 1984 but came to an abrupt halt with the death of the lady in blue. Identify the program.<br />
  6. 6. Question 5<br />Looks like an F1 car doesn’t it? What exactly is it and what is its name?<br />
  7. 7. Question 6<br />This quote is often mistaken as a quote from a movie though it wasn't even in the script. Its origin was chauvinistic, back-lot humour between an actor and an actress, who would go on to work together for six movies under the same title. It was a quip by the actor to the actress of the movie they both were working in. Seeing her struggling to lift her suitcase into the trunk of her car, the actor laughingly uttered these words as he swooped the suit case and put it in the trunk. Who is the actor and what is the quote? <br /> <br />
  8. 8. Question 7<br />_______ are performers of either gender who meet specific physical requirements (athletic build, height between 5'10"-6'1"/1.78-1.85 m), specific performing talents (percussion, acting, non-verbal communication), and certain personality traits (openness, charisma, willingness to collaborate), among other qualifications.They even have their own hand gesture, is made by raising both arms in the air. Early in the history of the _____, the members would speak with audiences after the show while still in makeup, answering questions, signing autographs, and talking about the show. Eventually, however, it was decided that cast members would stay in character at all times while in makeup, meaning after shows they would still not speak to audience members, and the only "autograph" they would sign would be a smudge of _______. When shown a "new" piece of technology, such as a cell phone or even an old pair of binoculars, they will simply stare at it in wonder. Fill the blanks.<br />
  9. 9. Question 8<br />X, founder and the only official member of Y, promoted the band in a unique way. Before Z was released, songs from the album were found on USB drives hidden at Y's concert venues in as part of the alternate reality game whose name is Z.<br />It presented the scenario of year 2022, termed Z, the year America is reborn. <br /> A government corporation Cedocore distributes the drug ______ through the water supply, making Americans who drink the water apathetic and carefree. There are several underground rebel groups, mainly operating online, most notably Art is Resistance and Solutions Backwards Initiative.<br />There are increasing sightings of a pair of massive ghostly hands and arms extending down from the sky into the ground. The sequence ends with a broken message announcing the appearance of the hands over the United States Capitol Building. The message cuts suddenly, implying the end of the world. The websites and music of the Z alternate reality game are implied to be part of the information packets sent back. Id X,Y and Z.<br />
  10. 10. Question 9<br />What is shown here?<br />
  11. 11. Question 10<br />Legend has it that the Catalans sent a representative by boat to sign him, the same morning that Santiago Bernabeu had nipped out for a paper in Reus, near Tarragona where he had a holiday flat. On reading in the paper that the representative had been sent, he phoned Madrid's rep, Jacinto Quincoces in Madrid, and told him to get on a plane to Las Palmas to beat the Catalans to him. Quincoces did as he was told, but on seeing the person play in a trial game, phoned Bernabeu back and told him he didn't rate the youngster. Bernabeu was famous for various pronouncements, but his "Tufichale, dejate de hostias y luegohablaremos". ("Stop f***** about, sign him and then we'll talk") has gone down in history as one of his finest moments.Who is he? <br />11<br />IET- L.M.S<br />
  12. 12. Question 11<br />_______ is considered a parody of Santa Claus or Easter Bunny which exists in the imagination of Linus van Pelt. According to Linus, when writing to _______, you don't ask anything specific: you wait for whatever he brings you. In this way, Linus states a difference between the _________ and Santa Claus (children writing to Santa include in their letters lists of exactly what they want). Also, Linus states that Santa gives away toys because it's his job and it's expected of him, whereas the _______ gives away toys because he feels he is fulfilling a moral obligation. <br />
  13. 13. Question 12<br />__X___ is an extinct genus of carnivorous temnospondyl within the family Trematopidae. It lived 300 million years ago during the late Carboniferus period. It is estimated to have been two feet long, and likely resembled a salamander.__X___ is known from a single skull found in Pittsburgh. It is named after __Y___ , which owned the land where the holotype specimen was first found. <br />Id X and Y.<br />13<br />IET- L.M.S<br />
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