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    1. 1. SPACE QUIZ UMANG DEORA ROHIT JINSIWALE SAUMYA MUKUL
    2. 2. Round IELIMINATIONS25 QUESTIONS
    3. 3. 1. What was introduced by French engineer Louis RÈard and fashion designer Jacques Heim in Paris in 1946?Named after an Island X Atoll in the pacific, the site of Operation Crossroads, nuclear weapon tests
    4. 4. 2. Fathered originally by Syrian born Abdul Fatah Jandali who said he had nochoice but to put the baby up for adoption because his girlfriends family objected to their relationship. He was pescetarian (a person who does not eat meat but does eat fish). Who?
    5. 5. * 3.He spent about 8 days in 1984- doing some multi-spectralphotography of North India- in the practice of yoga-doing some material scienceexperimentsWho?
    6. 6. 4. Over 6 million feet of film shot during production;48,000 swords, axes, shields, and makeup prosthetics; 20,602 background actors cast; 19,000 costumes made by the wardrobe department; 2,400 behind- the-scenes crew members at height of production; 180 computer special-effects artists employed; 114 total speaking roles; 100 real locations used for backdrops; 50 tailors, cobblers, designers and others in wardrobe department; 30 actors trained to speak fictional dialects and languages. What mammoth undertaking are we talking about?
    7. 7. 5. ID.
    8. 8. 6.Born to a Jewish family in North London,she grew up toying with her brothers guitarand received her first guitar when she was13. Following her shocking death, her albumbecame the biggest-selling album in the UKin the 21st Century. She won the IvorNovello Award three times: once in 2004 forBest Contemporary Song (musically andlyrically).
    9. 9. 7.“ I mean theres enormous pressures to harmonize freedom of speech legislation and transparency legislation around the world - within the E.U., between China and the United States. Which way is it going to go? Its hard to see.”“It is the role of good journalism to take on powerful abusers, and whenpowerful abusers are taken on, theres always a bad reaction. So we seethat controversy, and we believe that is a good thing to engage in.”“Iphone, Blackberry, Gmail users-You’re all screwed” Identify who?
    10. 10. * 8. The Qaumī Tarāna (Literally "The Pure Land"), is the national anthem of X. The words "Qaumi Tarana" in Urdu literally translate to "National Anthem". The X national anthem is unique in that its music, composed by Ahmad G. Chagla, preceded its lyrics, which were written by Hafeez Jullundhri. Another feature of the anthem is that no verse in the three stanza lyrics is repeated.The music composed by Chagla reflects his background in both eastern and western music. Twenty-one musical instruments and thirty-eight different tones are used to play the Qaumi Tarana, the duration of which is 80 seconds. A. R. Ghani from Transvaal, South Africa, offered two prizes of five thousand rupees each for the poet and composer of a new national anthem.
    11. 11. 9. ID THE ADVERTISEMENT
    12. 12. 10. This is actor X, seen with his co-star at the Rome Film Festival to promote his movie. ID X What characters did they play? 5 points each
    13. 13. * 11.Sir X CSI, CIE, FRS was a polymath:a physicist, biologist, botanist, archaeologist, as well as an early writerof science fiction. He pioneered the investigation of radio andmicrowave optics, made very significant contributions to plant science,and laid the foundations of experimental science in the Indiansubcontinent. IEEE named him one of the fathers of radio science. Hewas the first person from the Indian subcontinent to receive a USpatent, in 1904. He went to the University of London to study medicine,but could not pursue studies in medicine due to health problems.Instead, he conducted his research with the Nobel Laureate LordRayleigh at Cambridge. X made remarkable progress in his research ofremote wireless signaling and was the first to usesemiconductor junctions to detect radio signals. However, instead oftrying to gain commercial benefit from this invention, he made hisinventions public in order to allow others to further develop hisresearch. He subsequently made a number of pioneering discoveriesin plant physiology. He used his own invention, the crescograph, tomeasure plant response to various stimuli, and thereby scientifically
    14. 14. 12. The term X was never actually used by the mob,author Y just made it up. Yet after the book and filmcame out people started assuming it was, so it started appearing in news reports. And it is now actually used by the mob.
    15. 15. 13.ID the logo.
    16. 16. 14.X (1926–2011) was an Indian lyricist, musician, singer, poetand film-maker from North East India. His songs, writtenand sung mainly by himself in his native language, aremarked by humanity and universal brotherhood; and havebeen translated and sung in many languages, most notablein Bengali, and Hindi. Known for writing bold lyrics withthemes of communal amity, universal justice and empathy,his songs have become popular among all sections ofethnic and religious communities in Assam, WestBengal and Bangladesh. He is acknowledged widely in theHindi film industry for introducing Hindi film to the soundsand folk music Northeast India. He was posthumouslyawarded the Padma Vibhushan, Indias second highestcivilian honour in 2012.
    17. 17. 15.The X is a device used for carrying out executions by decapitation. Itconsists of a tall upright frame from which an angled blade issuspended. This blade is raised with a rope and then allowed to drop,severing the head from the body. The device is noted for long beingthe main method of execution in France and, more particularly, for itsuse during the French Revolution, when it "became a part of popularculture, celebrated as the peoples avenger by supporters of theRevolution and vilified as the pre-eminent symbol of the Reign ofTerror by opponents.” Nevertheless, the X continued to be used longafter the French Revolution in several countries, including France,where it was the sole method of execution until the abolition ofcapital punishment in 1981.
    18. 18. 16. What is this?M: Theres nothing to tell! Hes just some guy I work with!J: Cmon, youre going out with the guy! Theres gotta be something wrong with him!C: All right J, be nice. So does he have a hump? A hump and a hairpiece? P: Wait, does he eat chalk?
    19. 19. 17.X is a stuffed, deep fried snack that is very popular inthe Indian Subcontinent, Southeast Asia, CentralAsia and Southwest Asia, the Arabian Peninsula,the Mediterranean, the Horn of Africa, NorthAfrica and South Africa. It generally consists of a fried orbaked triangular, semilunar or tetrahedral pastry shellwith a savory filling, which may includespiced potatoes, onions, peas, coriander, lentils or groundlamb or chicken. The size and shape of X, as well as theconsistency of the pastry used, can vary considerably,although it is mostly triangular. The word X can be tracedto the Persian sanbosag. The pastry name in othercountries also derives from this root, such as the crescentshaped sanbusak or sanbusaj in Arab countries.
    20. 20. 18. The X, living mainly in Eurasia and North America, is a cross between the Culicidae and the Emo Sapiens. The origin of the species itself is doubtful, though an extreme case of S&M is suspected. The X has been depicted in a wide variety of literature and has been the focus of diverse epochs of pop-culture, though unfortunately the quality and veracity of these portrayals have significantly decreased over time In recent times, Xs have become a more economically and socially stable race, content in buying and selling Korean children, and running major fast food restaurants such as Subway and Microsoft. They are also known as Romanians. “Xs suck.”~ Captain Obvious on X “Oh... you sparkle like a gay man...”~ Bella on Xs “Xs are make believe, like elves, goblins and eskimos.”~Homer Simpson on X
    21. 21. 19.In which country has high speed broad band access been made a basic rightalong with life and liberty, around 95% of them has access to broadband already.
    22. 22. 20.
    23. 23. * 21. Aisha Bi Chakravarty (29) and Dilawar Khan Kewal Krishn (44) got married in 1979 –these names became prominent in the public eye when the latter stood for parliamentary elections in 2004. Who are they?
    24. 24. 22. Connect
    25. 25. 23.Who led the massacre of 22 men in avillage in Behmai, UP, on Valentine’sDay, 1981?
    26. 26. 24.Which Indian Sporting celeb is the MD of Big Daddy Productions?
    27. 27. * 25. Connect
    28. 28. Answers
    29. 29. What was introduced by French engineer Louis RÈard and fashion designer Jacques Heim in Paris in1946?Named after an Island X Atoll in the pacific, the site of Operation Crossroads, nuclear weapon tests
    30. 30. Bikini
    31. 31. Fathered originally by Syrian born Abdul Fatah Jandali who said he had nochoice but to put the baby up for adoption because his girlfriends family objected to their relationship. He was pescetarian (a person who does not eat meat but does eat fish). Who?
    32. 32. Steve Jobs.
    33. 33. *He spent about 8 days in 1984- doing some multi-spectralphotography of North India- in the practice of yoga-doing some material scienceexperimentsWho?
    34. 34. Rakesh Sharma during his space mission
    35. 35. Over 6 million feet of film shot during production;48,000 swords, axes, shields, and makeup prosthetics; 20,602 background actors cast; 19,000 costumes made by the wardrobe department; 2,400 behind- the-scenes crew members at height of production; 180 computer special-effects artists employed; 114 total speaking roles; 100 real locations used for backdrops; 50 tailors, cobblers, designers and others in wardrobe department; 30 actors trained to speak fictional dialects and languages. What mammoth undertaking are we talking about?
    36. 36. LOTR
    37. 37. ID.
    38. 38. Prince Harry
    39. 39. Born to a Jewish family in North London,she grew up toying with her brothers guitarand received her first guitar when she was13. Following her shocking death, her albumbecame the biggest-selling album in the UKin the 21st Century. She won the IvorNovello Award three times: once in 2004 forBest Contemporary Song (musically andlyrically).
    40. 40. Amy Winehouse
    41. 41. “ I mean theres enormous pressures to harmonize freedom of speech legislation and transparency legislation around the world - within the E.U., between China and the United States. Which way is it going to go? Its hard to see.”“It is the role of good journalism to take on powerful abusers, and whenpowerful abusers are taken on, theres always a bad reaction. So we seethat controversy, and we believe that is a good thing to engage in.”“Iphone, Blackberry, Gmail users-You’re all screwed” Identify who?
    42. 42. Julian Assange
    43. 43. * The Qaumī Tarāna (Literally "The Pure Land"), is the national anthem of X. The words "Qaumi Tarana" in Urdu literally translate to "National Anthem". The X national anthem is unique in that its music, composed by Ahmad G. Chagla, preceded its lyrics, which were written by Hafeez Jullundhri. Another feature of the anthem is that no verse in the three stanza lyrics is repeated.The music composed by Chagla reflects his background in both eastern and western music. Twenty-one musical instruments and thirty-eight different tones are used to play the Qaumi Tarana, the duration of which is 80 seconds. A. R. Ghani from Transvaal, South Africa, offered two prizes of five thousand rupees each for the poet and composer of a new national anthem.
    44. 44. Pakistan
    45. 45. ID THE ADVERTISEMENT
    46. 46. BURGER KING.
    47. 47. This is actor X, seen with his co-star at the Rome Film Festival to promote hismovie. ID XWhat characters did they play?5 points each
    48. 48. Jamie BellTintinSnowy
    49. 49. *Sir X CSI, CIE, FRS was a polymath:a physicist, biologist, botanist, archaeologist, as well as an early writerof science fiction. He pioneered the investigation of radio andmicrowave optics, made very significant contributions to plant science,and laid the foundations of experimental science in the Indiansubcontinent. IEEE named him one of the fathers of radio science. Hewas the first person from the Indian subcontinent to receive a USpatent, in 1904. He went to the University of London to study medicine,but could not pursue studies in medicine due to health problems.Instead, he conducted his research with the Nobel Laureate LordRayleigh at Cambridge. X made remarkable progress in his research ofremote wireless signaling and was the first to usesemiconductor junctions to detect radio signals. However, instead oftrying to gain commercial benefit from this invention, he made hisinventions public in order to allow others to further develop hisresearch. He subsequently made a number of pioneering discoveriesin plant physiology. He used his own invention, the crescograph, tomeasure plant response to various stimuli, and thereby scientifically
    50. 50. Jagadish Chandra Bose
    51. 51. The term X was never actually used by the mob,author Y just made it up. Yet after the book and filmcame out people started assuming it was, so it started appearing in news reports. And it is now actually used by the mob.
    52. 52. The Godfather Mario Puzo
    53. 53. ID the logo.
    54. 54. Honda
    55. 55. X (1926–2011) was an Indian lyricist, musician, singer, poetand film-maker from North East India. His songs, writtenand sung mainly by himself in his native language, aremarked by humanity and universal brotherhood; and havebeen translated and sung in many languages, most notablein Bengali, and Hindi. Known for writing bold lyrics withthemes of communal amity, universal justice and empathy,his songs have become popular among all sections ofethnic and religious communities in Assam, WestBengal and Bangladesh. He is acknowledged widely in theHindi film industry for introducing Hindi film to the soundsand folk music Northeast India. He was posthumouslyawarded the Padma Vibhushan, Indias second highestcivilian honour in 2012.
    56. 56. Bhupen Hazarika
    57. 57. The X is a device used for carrying out executions by decapitation. Itconsists of a tall upright frame from which an angled blade issuspended. This blade is raised with a rope and then allowed to drop,severing the head from the body. The device is noted for long beingthe main method of execution in France and, more particularly, for itsuse during the French Revolution, when it "became a part of popularculture, celebrated as the peoples avenger by supporters of theRevolution and vilified as the pre-eminent symbol of the Reign ofTerror by opponents.” Nevertheless, the X continued to be used longafter the French Revolution in several countries, including France,where it was the sole method of execution until the abolition ofcapital punishment in 1981.
    58. 58. The Guillotine
    59. 59. What is this?M: Theres nothing to tell! Hes just some guy I work with!J: Cmon, youre going out with the guy! Theres gotta be something wrong with him!C: All right J, be nice. So does he have a hump? A hump and a hairpiece? P: Wait, does he eat chalk?
    60. 60. Friends
    61. 61. X is a stuffed, deep fried snack that is very popular inthe Indian Subcontinent, Southeast Asia, CentralAsia and Southwest Asia, the Arabian Peninsula,the Mediterranean, the Horn of Africa, NorthAfrica and South Africa. It generally consists of a fried orbaked triangular, semilunar or tetrahedral pastry shellwith a savory filling, which may includespiced potatoes, onions, peas, coriander, lentils or groundlamb or chicken. The size and shape of X, as well as theconsistency of the pastry used, can vary considerably,although it is mostly triangular. The word X can be tracedto the Persian sanbosag. The pastry name in othercountries also derives from this root, such as the crescentshaped sanbusak or sanbusaj in Arab countries.
    62. 62. Samosa
    63. 63. The X, living mainly in Eurasia and North America, is a cross between the Culicidae and the Emo Sapiens. The origin of the species itself is doubtful, though an extreme case of S&M is suspected. The X has been depicted in a wide variety of literature and has been the focus of diverse epochs of pop-culture, though unfortunately the quality and veracity of these portrayals have significantly decreased over time In recent times, Xs have become a more economically and socially stable race, content in buying and selling Korean children, and running major fast food restaurants such as Subway and Microsoft. They are also known as Romanians. “Xs suck.”~ Captain Obvious on X “Oh... you sparkle like a gay man...”~ Bella on Xs “Xs are make believe, like elves, goblins and eskimos.”~Homer Simpson on X
    64. 64. Vampires
    65. 65. In which country has high speed broad band access been made a basic rightalong with life and liberty, around 95% of them has access to broadband already.
    66. 66. Finland
    67. 67. Justin Bieber.
    68. 68. * Aisha Bi Chakravarty (29) and Dilawar Khan Kewal Krishn (44) got married in 1979 –these names became prominent in the public eye when the latter stood for parliamentary elections in 2004. Who are they?
    69. 69. Hema Malini and Dharmendra
    70. 70. Connect
    71. 71. TataTata MagicTata IrisTata Ace
    72. 72. Who led the massacre of 22 men in avillage in Behmai, UP, on Valentine’sDay, 1981?
    73. 73. Phoolan Devi
    74. 74. Which Indian Sporting celeb is the MD of Big Daddy Productions?
    75. 75. Mahesh Bhupathi
    76. 76. * Connect
    77. 77. NelsonRoentgenium is named afterRoentgen and has an atomic number111. Umpire Davis Shepherd stoodwith one foot off the ground (just likea crane) whenever the score reaches111.Admiral Nelson allegedly only hadone arm,one eye,one leg near the endof his life.

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