QM- NIKHIL ARORA
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2 Infinite Pounce/Bounce rounds +15/-10.
Written round +5 each part. +10 for all correct.
One short connect and one long connect. Heavy negative on initial slides.
event does this
Find both the
words on pounce
Funda will do on
Not the same side
The word X, was first used in publications in US in 1826.
According to the Oxford English Dictionary, X is an alteration of a word
from Old High German used for Hailing a Ferryman.
X is also a chart topping 2015 single described as a piano ballad on themes
of nostalgia and regret.
X has now been replaced in the common tongue by many shorter
Not so ‘innocent’
Recently, Microsoft’s Calibri Font was involved in a major government scandal
which was exposed in the Panama Leaks.
The leader of the government X filed a declaration, dated February 2006, which
was typed in the Calibri font (which was not introduced until 2007) raising
suspicions that the document may have been forged.
Allies of X’s family said the Calibri font has been available since 2004, but its
creator, a Dutch designer called Lucas De Groot, told AFP it was "unlikely" Calibri
had been used in any official documents in 2006.
Which (somewhat successful) government was crippled by this harmless font
(also the font used in this slide)
Which artist uniquely designed the
Abhi nahi hoga
In May 2017, the film “Shuai Jiao Baba” became the highest earning non-
Hollywood foreign film in China, going past the famous Japanese anime
film, Your Name.
If Shuai Jiao refers to a type of indian sport, how do we better know this
film in India.
Daily Stormer, a website which
initiated the White Supremacist
riots in Charlottesville USA
recently faced flack by and was
taken down by it’s host company
This American company is well
known for it’s quirky advertising.
• This company was founded by
Emile Moreau, a French
• It is headquartered in Allahabad
and the distribution network of
hundreds of stores is managed
• In which common place would
find these stores?
Prada nahi pehenta
The XY, was an office in The Roman Catholic church, consisting of a
"Promoter of the faith".
It played a significant role in the canonization process but was modified
and reformed by Pope John Paul II, reducing it's powers. This led to a
significant rise in canonizations.
Aroup Chatterjee, the author of the book; Mother Teresa: The Final Verdict,
and Christopher Hitchens, author and journalist, played the role of an
informal version of The XY during the canonization of Mother Theresa in
Pounce Bounce Round 2
Another 12 questions of the Pounce/Bounce format.
X is 2007 novel by Jay Asher.
Asher originally wanted to title the book "Baker's Dozen: The
Autobiography of ______ Baker".
In May 2017, the curriculum director in a school district in Colorado
ordered librarians to stop circulating the book due to an increase in
student Ys. After three hours of deliberation by librarians and counselors,
the books were returned to circulation along with notices being sent to
parents within the school district alerting them to the possible influence of
A non exhaustive list of what?
TodayILearned, OldSchoolCool, ShowerThoughts, TIFU (Today I fucked up),
NoSleep, Jokes, MildlyInteresting, Aww, nsfw
X is a widely read Gujrati Novel by Govardhanram Tripathi.
X is also a black-and-white Hindi film released in 1968. It starred Nutan
and Manish among others and was directed by Govind Saraiya.
The film was adapted into a modern-day TV series of the same name, by
Bollywood director Sanjay Leela Bhansali, (aired on Star Plus)
____ ___ is an unofficial holiday celebrated among chemists, chemistry
students and chemistry enthusiasts on October 23, between 6:02 AM and
Due to a 96% decline in sales over the last 10 years, the company X
decided to shut down its product Y
However they found some support from directors like JJ Abrams and
Martin Scorcese who were unhappy with the change in tradition and they
entered into a deal with X to keep the production of the Y going.
ID X the company
And Y the product
The ____ ______ challenge is a recent challenge involving a series of duties
given by the administrators that players must complete, usually one per
day, some of which involve self-mutilation.
Maharashtra Chief Minister, Devendra Fadnavis has spoken out against the
challenge and blamed it for a student’s death.
Various versions of the challenge are played by participants all over the
Igor Yevgenyevich was born to a family of servants in Russia in 1923.
He fought in WW2 for the Russian Army. He was also a draftsman and
He graduated in Physical and Mathematical Sciences from The Moscow
And then there was no looking back, inspiring millions to think smart and
deal with situation. That’s what we all know him best for.
How is he better known to us?
X is a portmanteau word. That is, a word made by joining 2 words.
Xs are horror-related legends or images that have gathered immense
notoriety among select circles.
Popular examples are the Slenderman Legend and the Penpal Stories.
In political science, a _______ _________is a politically unstable country with
an economy dependent upon the exportation of a limited-resource
In the late nineteenth century, the American writer O. Henry (Saki) coined
the term _______ ________in the story “The Admiral” to describe the fictional
Republic of Anchuria, as a “small, maritime _______ ________” in the book
Cabbages and Kings
_______ ________ is also the name of an American clothing and accessories
retailer owned by American multinational corporation, Gap Inc.
Pullela Gopi Chand has been PV Sindhu’s coach and mentor since her early
Back in 2013, just a year after Sindhu, then 18 years old, had begun to
make inroads into international badminton, Gopi Chand noticed and tried
to correct a significant flaw in PV Sindhu’s mannerism and playing.
Gopi Chand wanted her to _______. _______ if she won a point. ______ if she
lost a point.
Sindhu’s reaction to Gopi Chand’s demands was strange and on more than
one occasion, she ended up crying, but she could not ______.
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