Round II <ul><li>55 Questions </li></ul><ul><li>Infinite Rebound </li></ul><ul><li>2 Connects. </li></ul>
This is a 2005 book of fiction The book has 13 chapters Each chapter's name is prefixed with a number, which are: 1000 2000 5000 10000 50000 100000 200000 500000 1000000 10000000 100000000 1000000000 Which book?
“ Q&A” by Vikas Swarup “ Slumdog Millionaire” also acceptable as the book was also re-released under that name in the wake of the Oscar-winning film
According to the Mock Turtle in Alice in Wonderland, what has the following four branches of study: Ambition, Distraction, Uglification and Derision?
<ul><li>X is an "experimental" township designed by architect Roger Ander. </li></ul><ul><li>It is meant to be a universal town where men and women of all countries are able to live in peace and progressive harmony, above all creeds, all politics and all nationalities. The purpose of X is to realize human unity. </li></ul><ul><li>ID X. </li></ul>
Auroville <ul><li>Auroville ( City of Dawn ) is an "experimental" township in the state of Tamil Nadu, India, near Pondicherry in South India. Auroville was founded as a project of the Sri Aurobindo Society on Wednesday 28 February 1968 by Mirra Alfassa, "The Mother". It is expected that this experimental "universal township" would contribute significantly in the "progress of humanity. </li></ul>
Born as Svetlana Alliluyeva, her defection to the West in 1967 set off an international furor and made her a best-selling author. She changed her name to Lana Peters after her defection. Identify her famous father.
X is a two-sided flag in navy blue and gold with an optional gold fringe. On the front is the escutcheon from the state seal and on the reverse is a gold figure of a beaver, the state animal. <ul><li>(Appeared in ‘Fun with Flags’ with Dr. Sheldon Cooper) </li></ul><ul><li>#BBT </li></ul>
This organisation was created in 1955, based on a suggestion by J Nehru. It was first headed by H.N.Kunzru. It awards the prizes you see in the picture below. Which organisation?
The Children’s Film Society of India The prize is the Golden Elephant, during the CFSI film festival.
<ul><li>*Clive Lloyd </li></ul><ul><li>*Viv Richards </li></ul><ul><li>*Mohinder Amarnath </li></ul><ul><li>*David Boon </li></ul><ul><li>*Wasim Akram </li></ul><ul><li>*Arvinda de Silva </li></ul><ul><li>*Shane Warne </li></ul><ul><li>*Ricky Ponting </li></ul><ul><li>*Adam Gilchrist </li></ul><ul><li>*X </li></ul><ul><li>[EXHAUSTIVE LIST] </li></ul><ul><li>Connect and name X </li></ul>
<ul><li>Awarded ‘Man of the Match’ in World Cup Finals. </li></ul><ul><li>Mahendra Singh Dhoni </li></ul>
X was one of the world's first residential universities, i.e. it had dormitories for students. It is also one of the most famous universities. In its heyday, it accommodated over 10,000 students and 2,000 teachers. The university was considered an architectural masterpiece, and was marked by a lofty wall and one gate. X had eight separate compounds and ten temples, along with many other meditation halls and classrooms. On the grounds were lakes and parks. The library was located in a nine storied building where meticulous copies of texts were produced. The complex was built with red bricks and its ruins occupy an area of 14 hectares. The subjects taught at X University covered every field of learning, and it attracted pupils and scholars from Korea, Japan, China, Tibet, Indonesia, Persia and Turkey. It has been called "one of the first great universities in recorded history"
<ul><li>A German ban on selling X to older teenagers was lifted after 17 years in August 2011. </li></ul><ul><li>The classic video game was put on an index of controlled titles in 1994 as it was deemed likely to harm youth. </li></ul><ul><li>Like pornography, sales of the violent shoot 'em up were restricted to adult-only stores. </li></ul><ul><li>The rules have been relaxed because officials believe that X is now only of artistic and scientific interest and will not appeal to youngsters. </li></ul>
Phoenix- S K Club <ul><li>Club which refused membership to Mark Zuckerberg. </li></ul>
The Lower Keys Rabbit (Sylvilagus palustris hefneri) is an endangered subspecies of the marsh rabbit (S. palustris), a species widespread in the southeastern United States. It is about 16 inches in length, with brownish dorsal and grayish ventral fur. However its claim to fame lies in the fact that it is named after a famous pioneer in the entertainment industry. Who?
A daredevil pilot: helped airlift Indian soldiers into Kashmir during the 1947 war flew out Indonesian leaders in 1948 during their independence battles Also a politician at Centre and State has a political party name named after him Who?
Ubuntu <ul><li>1.Timon meerkat (10.10 Maverick Meerkat) 2.Pumba warthog (4.10 Warty Warthog) 3.Sonic the Hedgehog (5.04 Hoary Hedgehog) </li></ul><ul><li>4.Zulu Tribe ( from where the word UBUNTU has been derived ) </li></ul>
The character X is portrayed as having a strong affinity for Y, becoming physically stronger after consuming it. A frequently circulated story claims this portrayal was based on faulty calculations of the iron content. In the story, German scientist Emil von Wolff misplaced a decimal point in an 1870 measurement of Y’s iron content, leading to an iron value 10 times higher than it should have been, and this faulty measurement was not noticed until the 1930s. However, recent research has shown that this is just another long- standing myth, and Y was chosen and promoted in X for its vitamin A content alone.
In 1952, X became the first Korean company to enter the plastics industry. As the company expanded its plastics business, it established Y in 1958. Both companies X and Y merged and formed XY. In 1995, to compete better in the Western market, XY later abbreviated and promoted worldwide. ID X and Y.
X=Lak-Hui Chemicals (pronounce as lucky) Y=Goldstar Co. Ltd XY=LG
HARD ROCK CAFÈ motto ‘love all serve all’ is based on whom? It was adopted from Tigrett's(the founder) guru X.
Satya Sai Baba The Hard Rock Cafe's motto "Love All, Serve All" was adopted from Tigrett's guru Sathya Sai Baba.
Two separate boutiques that Pierre Cardin divided his house into in 1959. He tried Trademarking them, but couldn’t as the words were too common. He quoted “I would like to believe that this was the genesis of a lot of fashion and advertising trends”?
<ul><li>X are a fictional food item. They are used as a form of incentive payment for the cartoon characters Y and Z from the series Y and its various spin-offs. </li></ul><ul><li>Producer William Hanna had always imagined that a X would taste like some sort of a caramel-flavored cookie. </li></ul><ul><li>In “ Y ! The Mystery Begins” it is revealed that Z made up the recipe which includes sugar, flour, dog kibble for texture, and other ingredients. </li></ul>
X ( January 18, 1950 – May 8, 1982), was a Canadian racing driver. An enthusiast of cars and fast driving from an early age, he started his professional career in snowmobile racing in his native province of Quebec. He moved into single seaters, winning the US and Canadian Formula Atlantic championships in 1976, before being offered a drive in Formula One with the McLaren team at the 1977 British Grand Prix. He was taken on by reigning world champions Ferrari for the end of the season and from 1978 to his death in 1982 drove for the Italian team. illeneuve died in a 140 mph (225 km/h) crash caused by a collision with the March of Jochen Mass during qualifying for the 1982 Belgian Grand Prix at Zolder. The accident came less than two weeks after an intense argument with his team-mate, Didier Pironi, over Pironi's move to pass X at the preceding San Marino Grand Prix. Described as ‘the craziest devil I ever came across’ by Niki Lauda , this chap was one of the most talented drivers to ever drive an F1 car. Who?
Born in Karkala, Karnataka, X lost his parents at the age of two. At the age of twelve, he came to Mumbai, where he studied in an Orient School. Later he studied chemistry, physics and chemical technology at the University of Bombay Department of Chemical Technology (UDCT now ICT ) and was a dual degree holder from the University of Bombay . X was an Indian educationalist and creator of the Y series in 1967, along with the India Book House publishers, which retold traditional Indian folk tales, mythological stories, and biographies of historical characters. Today, Y, sells about three million comic books a year, in English and more than 20 Indian languages, and has sold about 100 million copies since its inception in 1967 by X. The idea behind starting a series devoted to Indian culture and history came to X from a quiz contest aired on Doordarshan in February 1967, in which participants could easily answer questions pertaining to Greek mythology, but were unable to reply to the question "In the Ramayana , who was Rama's mother? ID X and Y.
Often described as the opposite of deja vu, X involves a sense of eeriness and the observer's impression of seeing the situation for the first time, despite rationally knowing that he or she has been in the situation before. X is more commonly explained as when a person momentarily does not recognise a word, person, or place that he or she already knows. The phenomenon is often grouped with deja vu and presque vu From a linguistic perspective, the phenomenon that a word after frequent repetition seems to lose its meaning is connected with the very nature of words. In psychology, X (French, meaning "never seen") is the phenomenon of experiencing a situation that one recognizes but that nonetheless seems very unfamiliar.
Strategized by Don Transeth, written by Jeff Odiorne, and delivered by Andrew Anthony, what has become a cultural rallying cry throughout the sports universe?
The tagline of EA Sports : “It’s in the game!”
Dear Sir, I am arrive by passenger train at Abmedpur station and my belly is too much swelling with jackfruit. I am therefore went to privy. Just I doing the nuisance the guard making whistle blow for train to go off and I am running with lota in one hand and dhoti in the next. When I am fall over and expose all my shockings to man and woman on platform. I am got leaved at Abmedpur station. This too much bad, if passengers go to make dung, the damn guard not wait train five minutes for him? I am therefore pray your honour to make big fine on that guard for public sake otherwise I am making big report to papers. Yours faithfull servant Okhil Ch Sen This letter addressed to the Shainganj Divisional office West Bengal, written more than a century ago is now on display at the National Rail Museum in New Delhi. What is its significance?
Mr. Sen’s ordeal moved the British enough to be more humane and introduce toilets in all classes of coaches for trains running more than 50 miles.
The term "X" refers to scams which pay early investors out of the investments of later investors. X promised clients a 50% profit within 45 days, or 100% profit within 90 days, by buying discounted postal reply coupons in other countries and redeeming them at face value in the United States as a form of arbitrage. X was probably inspired by the scheme of William F. Miller, a Brooklyn bookkeeper who in 1899 used the same scheme to take in $1 million.
Age Of Empires Cheats Marco Polo: Map Robin Hood: Gold Lumberjack: Wood
A portmanteau word coined in Afghanistan after a spate of bombings using similar modus operandi most famous example of such a bombing: 2011 assassination of former President Rabbani In India, this word has been associated with a person, since the early 2000s Which word?
“ Turbanator” Bombs are being concealed in the assassin’s turban, as by tradition, these are not touched during security checks. (Note: could not locate the exact first use of the term “Turbanator” for Harbhajan Singh)
<ul><li>Giorgio A. Tsoukalos is a Swiss-born Greek writer, television presenter, and proponent of the idea that ancient astronauts interacted with ancient humans. Tsoukalos is a consulting producer of the television series Ancient Aliens . The show has come under some criticism for being “far fetched”, “hugely speculative” and “expound[ing] wildly on theories suggesting that astronauts wandered the Earth freely in ancient time.” </li></ul><ul><li>Tsoukalos’s very unusual appearance </li></ul><ul><li>and dubious theories have helped </li></ul><ul><li>spur a popular internet phenomenon. </li></ul><ul><li>What are we talking about? </li></ul>
“ The ____ Classical Library of India” has been established by an Indian family in association with Harvard University Press Aim: To create English translations of classic Indian texts along with the original language text Family name?
“ Murty” The idea was mooted and funded by Rohan Murty, son of Narayana Murty.
Junior, Standard, AP and Super are models of _______ from Porsche?
X is an American actor and comedian best known for his YouTube series Y, in which he provides commentary on viral videos. While X was studying a history major at Columbia University, he became interested in watching YouTube videos, and eventually he began making videos himself. Subsequently, X started his first formatted show, Y . As of February 2012, the X channel is the most subscribed channel on YouTube, with over 5.2 million subscribers, and over 1.6 billion video views. ID X and Y.
X ’ s popularity has extended into Texas Hold ‘ em lingo, where the hole cards shown below are sometimes referred to as an “ X, ” not only because the hand shares the same initials as X, but also because the hand has the reputation of not playing well. It is said that an X hand “ looks really good, but rarely wins. ” Id X
The X is not native to India. It originated in the environs of Lake Titicaca high in the Andes of Peru and Bolivia in South America. The archaeological excavations in Peru have discovered the remains of X as early as in 8000-6000 BC. It is assumed that the ancient Andeans, who were forced to migrate to the highlands during that period, were the first to domesticate X around that time. From its earliest recorded domestication, the X continues to be the food for the masses and the oppressed. To the Andeans and later to the Incas, it was known as papa. For millennia, it was the bread of the great Andean civilization, but remained unknown to the rest of the world.
Barni <ul><li>Barni, the official mascot of the European Athletics Championships in Barcelona in 2010 </li></ul>
<ul><li>In Greek mythology, X was the personification of X . X was a Nymph who had the job of talking incessantly to Hera, the Queen of the Gods, so that her husband, Zeus, would not get caught in his numerous affairs. Hera caught on to X 's trick and cursed her to only be able to say what others had just said — hence the word " X ". </li></ul>
<ul><li>X (portrayed by actor Jerry Lambert) is a marketing character used by Sony Computer Entertainment America as part of their It Only Does Everything (2009–2011) and Long Live Play (2011–present) advertising campaigns for the PlayStation 3 in North America. He stars as the Vice President of various fictitious departments within the PlayStation division of Sony, responding to "Dear PlayStation" queries. Due to the positive reception of the commercials, Sony extended them throughout the remainder of 2010 as well as into 2011. </li></ul><ul><li>The character was created by Deutsch/LA, </li></ul><ul><li>the advertising agency responsible for </li></ul><ul><li>the campaign. Deutsch/LA also manages </li></ul><ul><li>X's Twitter account and wrote his E3 </li></ul><ul><li>2010 speech. </li></ul>
<ul><li>The famous musician Ustad Allauddin Khan created the “Maihar Band” by teaching music to a group of orphans. </li></ul><ul><li>Among the many instruments played by the band was the band also played the “nal tarang”, invented by the Ustad himself. </li></ul><ul><li>What was this instrument reportedly created from? </li></ul><ul><li>(photo on next slide) </li></ul>
<ul><li>The X rocket technical name Aggregat-4 (A4) , was a ballistic missile that was developed at the beginning of the Second World War in Germany, specifically targeted at London and later Antwerp. The liquid-propellant rocket was the world's first long-range combat-ballistic missile and first known human artifact to enter outer space. It was the progenitor of all modern rockets, including those used by the United States and Soviet Union's space programs. During the aftermath of World War II the American, Soviet and British governments all gained access to the X 's technical designs and the actual German scientists responsible for creating the rockets, via Operation Paperclip, Operation Osoaviakhim and Operation Backfire. </li></ul><ul><li>The weapon was presented by Nazi propaganda as a retaliation for the bombers that attacked ever more German cities from 1942 until Germany surrendered. </li></ul><ul><li>Over 3,000 Xs were launched as military rockets by the German Wehrmacht against Allied targets during the war, mostly London and later Antwerp. The attacks resulted in the death of an estimated 7,250 military personnel and civilians, while 12,000 forced labourers were killed producing the weapons. </li></ul>
X is known for his Sanskrit grammar, particularly for his formulation of the 3,959 rules of Sanskrit morphology, syntax and semantics in the grammar known as Ashtadhyayi (literal meaning "eight chapters"), the foundational text of the grammatical branch of the Vedanga, the auxiliary scholarly disciplines of Vedic religion. It is the earliest known work on descriptive linguistics, and together with the work of his immediate predecessors (Nirukta, Nighantu, Pratishakyas) stands at the beginning of the history of linguistics itself. His theory of morphological analysis was more advanced than any equivalent Western theory before the mid-20th century, and his analysis of noun compounds still forms the basis of modern linguistic theories of compounding, which have borrowed several Sanskrit words. X’s comprehensive and scientific theory of grammar is conventionally taken to mark the end of the period of Vedic Sanskrit, so by definition introducing Classical Sanskrit. X?
Connect The Footballers To Give A Very Specific Answer (List Non-Exhaustive)
The X was a media term used to describe a group of Liverpool F.C. footballers in the mid-late 1990s, seen typically as being composed of Jamie Redknapp, David James, Phil Babb, Steve McManaman, Robbie Fowler, Stan Collymore and Jason McAteer. The term is sometimes used to include other members of the squad, like Neil Ruddock, Dominic Matteo, Patrik Berger, Rob Jones, Paul Ince, Jamie Carragher and Michael Owen, whose antics were also scrutinized as being of the X stereotype due to association with their team-mates . X emerged as a term coined to characterize the antics and lifestyles off the pitch of the Liverpool players as high earning playboys who were underachieving in the game, based on a play on words based on the name of the hugely popular pop music band, the Y, at the time. Today, the term has largely been expanded to become a generic phrase referring to any football player who behaves in a like manner, and is widely regarded as a regular normative behavioral pattern for 21st century football stars. X and Y?