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Young Expressions 2012 Quiz Finals


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Young Expressions 2012 Quiz Finals

  1. 1. YE 2012. Version 4.0 „Anything thats worthhaving is sure enough worth waiting for!‟Now, that the wait is over, let’s have some fun.
  2. 2. Quiz Master.I am Gopalakrishnan.Doing my UG in Production Engineering in PSG Tech. Risky business. Seat belts on. Let us battle it out.
  3. 3. INFY BOUNCE. 10 questions. Clockwise. A perfect +10 for the correct answer. No negatives.
  4. 4. 1.This is a proposed single-seater sports car racingseries. The inaugural season is planned for the 2012season. The races will be held in India, Qatar,Bahrain and UAE. What am I talking about?Clues if all teams agree.
  5. 5. 2. Gobind Behari Lal, Geeta Anand, Jhumpa Lahiri, __________. Connect and complete the list.
  6. 6. Siddhartha Mukherjee. IndianRecipients of the Pulitzer Prize
  7. 7. 3. He was born in 1954 as Rangaraj Subbiah. He resided in Ram Nagar and did his schooling in Suburban School and graduated in Botany at the Government Arts College. He is currently based in Chennai and claims to be a great fan of Dr. M.G.Ramachandran. His son does the same profession he does. ID the person.
  8. 8. Namma ooru! Sathyaraj!
  9. 9. 4. Google doodle for?
  10. 10. MarkTwain’s176thbirthdayanniversary!
  11. 11. 5. Who is the acting Governor for the State of Kerala?
  12. 12. H.R.Bharadwaj, who took the additional charge asthe Governor of Kerala.
  13. 13. 6. Nowroji Saklatwala (1934-38) was the first Non-X chairman of X group of companies. When Y takes over by the end of 2012, he‟ll be the second. Identify X and Y.
  14. 14. Who else! Cyrus Mistry
  15. 15. 7. It is a sister city of Toledo in Ohio, US andEsslingen in Stuttgart, Germany. ID the city.
  16. 16. Namma ooru Coimbatore!
  17. 17. 8. During a campaign in Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh, Indira Gandhi was quoted saying, “If I die today, every drop of blood will invigorate this nation!” When did she say this?
  18. 18. On October 30, 1983.The next day, she was shot dead.
  19. 19. 9.The noun form of X comes from a Mythological Scandinavian monster. In English, X refers to a fishing technique. The contemporary use of X is alleged to have appeared in the 1980s, but documented only in 1992. Recently popular.
  20. 20. TROLL!
  21. 21. 10. American pitcher Gaylord Perry‟s manager once joked, “ "Theyll put a man on the moon before he hits a home run!”, during the 1963 season. What happened later?
  22. 22. Just hours after Armstrong landed on the moon,on July 20,1969, Perry hit his first and last homerun.
  23. 23. AUDIENCE!
  24. 24. AUDIENCE!
  25. 25. INFY BOUNCE- 1 10 questions. Clockwise. A perfect +10 for the correct answer. No negatives.
  26. 26. 1.Which „word‟ is the latest addition to Oxford dictiona
  27. 27. Kolaveri
  28. 28. 2.X, a major coffee company chain has tied upY, a famous Indian business house to launchservices in India. ID X and Y
  29. 29. Tata Global Beverages
  30. 30. 3. Old logo for?
  31. 31. AUDI
  32. 32. 4. Connect
  33. 33. Operation Geronimo. Geronimo.Osama Bin Laden was shot dead and it was the name given
  34. 34. 5.All over the world people use t9 mode forWhat is the full form of t9?
  35. 35. Text on 9 keys, developed by Tegic commu
  36. 36. 6.Which is the Longest train service in Ind
  37. 37. Vivek ExpressDibrugarh ,Assam to Kanyakumari ,Tamilnadu for a huge 4286 km
  38. 38. 7.Collectively know as “Arab Spring” has spreacountries in the Arab LeagueWhich country did it start in?
  39. 39. Tunisia
  40. 40. 8.USA is the World‟s Largest Economy followeChina in 2nd placeWhich country occupies the 3rd?
  41. 41. INDIA!Japan was the third. But was replaced by India post the tsunami disaster
  42. 42. 9.With reference to World Financeexpand “OWS”
  43. 43. Occupy Wall Street
  44. 44. 10.Which actor wanted to joinIndian Youth Congress but was rejected?
  45. 45. Who else!Vijay!
  46. 46. AUDIENCE Belinda ClarkSachin Tendulkar_______?_______
  47. 47. AUDIENCEHow many times has Brazil won the Olympics fo
  48. 48. AUDIENCE!
  49. 49. Jeopardy! Rules3 topics. Each topic has 6 questions.Each team gets to choose 1 question.When you choose the question, you choose your points!
  50. 50. AUDIENCE
  51. 51. AUDIENCE
  52. 52. AUDIENCEWhat movie is the celluloid adaptation of Facebook’s story?
  53. 53. INFY BOUNCE. Tock Tick Tock Tick (Anti-clockwise) +10 No negatives
  54. 54. 1. How many times has India won the Hockey World Cup?
  55. 55. 2. Put funda
  56. 56. Hand mit Ringen (Hand with Rings): printof Wilhelm Röntgens first "medical" X-ray, of his wifes hand, taken on 22December 1895
  57. 57. 3.
  58. 58. Paul McCartney was thought to be dead. He proved itwrong with this!It is the only original UK Beatles album sleeve to showneither the artist name nor the album title on its frontcover.
  59. 59. 4. ID the occasion.
  60. 60. Aamir Khan and Kiran Rao getting a child through Surrogacy
  61. 61. 5. He served the IAF between 1964 and 1972 and was a recipient of 8 medals in his career. He joined hands with Jaypee Group to form JPSK Sports Private Ltd. ID the person.
  62. 62. Suresh Kalmadi
  63. 63. 6 Beginner‟s method, optimized beginner‟s method, Ortega‟s method, Waterman‟s method. What am I talking about?
  64. 64. Methods to solve Rubik’s cube
  65. 65. 7 ID the songwriter/guitarist with whom Metallica worked in collaboration to release their latest album on October 31, 2011?
  66. 66. 8 In 2007, India and US signed a pact under which India exchanged X for Harley Davidson motorbikes from US. Identify X.
  67. 67. 9 On 24 April 1973, when his son was born, Ramesh decided to name his son X as a dedication to a musician Y wit h the same first name. Identify X and Y. Part points.
  68. 68. 10. When Li Na won the French Open in 2011, she was hailed as the first Asian to have won a GrandSlam. Really? If not, who did it first?
  69. 69. SPORTS….30/-15 25/-12 20/-10 20/-10 18/-9 25/-12
  70. 70. X is the father of Y.X is an athlete who competed in 1960 Rome Olympics. X’shistory is being made into a movie to be released soon.Y is a golfer. ID X and Y
  71. 71. X- Milkha Singh, the flying Sikh Y- Jeev Milkha Singh
  72. 72. 25/-12
  73. 73. Marco Simonicelli & Dan Wheldon.Both were race drivers who lost their lives in 2011.
  74. 74. 20/-10
  75. 75. Timeless Test The match took place for 10 days. Longest Test match ever played
  76. 76. 20/-10 Wimbledon: 2010 – 683 minutes, 215 aces. 2011 – 123 minutes, 16 aces. What am I talking about?
  77. 77. John Isner- Nicholas Mahut @ Wimbledon
  78. 78. 25/-12 Luis Figo (POR) Ronaldo (BRA) Saviola (ARG) Bernd Schuster (GER) Luis Enrique (ESP) Robert Prosinecki (CRO) Gheorghe Hagi (ROM) Michael Laudrup (DEN) What unique Record do they hold?
  79. 79. The only players to have played for both Barcelona andReal Madrid
  80. 80. 18/-9 A few contemporaries of Sir Don Bradman gathered somewhere in Sydney on the 4th of August 2008 to celebrate the legendary batsmans birth centenary - a good 23 days before his actual birth centenary day i.e 27th of August 2008. Why was that particular date chosen and not his actual birthday?
  81. 81. Don Bradman’s average is 99.94. So they paid tribute bycelebrating his 100th Birthday 99.94 years after his birthday
  82. 82. …Entertainment…30/-15 25/-12 20/-10 20/-10 18/-9 25/-12
  83. 83. 30/-15 X beat her ex-husband to win the Academy Award for the Best Director. Identify X
  84. 84. Katherine Bigelow, for The Hurt Locker
  85. 85. 18/-9 While receiving the Academy Award in his deathbed, X said, “As a small schoolboy, I was terribly interested in cinema, became a film buff, wrote to Deanna Durbin, got a reply, was delighted. Wrote to Ginger Rogers, didn’t get a reply. Then I wrote a twelve-page letter to Billy Wilder after seeing Double Indemnity. He didn’t reply either. Well, there you are!” 1983: Bhanu Athaiya 1992 :X 2009: AR Rahman , AR Rahman and Gulzar, Resul Pookutty .
  86. 86. 25/-12. Identify the epic Tamil movie that is inspired by this movie.
  87. 87. 25/-12Connect
  88. 88. John Lennon.
  89. 89. 20/-10 Thangachi Munnetra Kazhakam a.k.a. All India Latchiya Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam. Parties started by whom? Known for his Kural TV fame.
  90. 90. T R Rajendar
  91. 91. 20/-10Connect Nargis Dutt Lizzy Priyadarshan Kushboo Nayantara Julia Roberts George Harrison
  92. 92. Actors/Actresses who converted to Hinduism
  93. 93. Current Affairs30/-15 25/-12 20/-10 20/-10 18/-9 25/-12
  94. 94. 30/-15
  95. 95. PIPA & SOPA
  96. 96. 25/-12* Jimmy Connors* Ivan Lendl* Guillermo Vilas* Andre Agassi* Stefan Edberg* John McEnroe* Ilie Natase* Brian Gotfried _____________.Complete and connect the list.
  97. 97. Roger Federer. Completed 1000 ATP matches
  98. 98. 25/-12
  99. 99. Padma Vibhushan• Shri K G Subramanyan• Late Shri Mario De Miranda• Late (Dr.)Bhupen Hazarika• Dr. Kantilal Hastimal Sancheti• Shri T V Rajeswar
  100. 100. Samoa Times, the newspaper 20/-10catering to people of theIndependent State of Samoa did notpublish the newspaper on December30, 2011. Why?
  101. 101. Samoa skipped 30th Dec 2011. Changeof Dateline!
  102. 102. The first documented use of the 20/-10term X as it is understood today was in2003 in a blog entry posted in theaftermath of its creation and happening.X was added to the 11th edition ofthe Concise Oxford English Dictionary in2004 where it noted it as an "unusual andpointless act“. Identify X.
  103. 103. FLASHMOB!!!!
  104. 104. 18/-9X was 6 years old when he watched as two ofhis cousins died due to a landmine left behindby the Royal Italian Army. This influenced X‟sviews towards Italy and colonial powers.Although he was only of the rank of aLieutenant, he was often referred as a„Colonel‟. Later, when his Political partyconferred upon him the honorary rank of a„Major General‟, he still wanted to be knownas the Colonel. Identify X.
  105. 105. Muammar Gaddafi