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Indian gift 7.0


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This Quiz was conducted by me on my birthday(7th June, 2013) in my place(Nalbari) in presence of 18 quizzers.

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Indian gift 7.0

  1. 1. The birthday Quiz
  2. 2. Rules • This is a fun quiz ! So please don’t expect serious funda here. • This quiz will continue till I want to stop. • Infinite pounce will follow. • All questions will carry equal marks. • Team with highest marks at the end will get a surprise gift from me. • QM is the boss here. So whatever he will ask is true.
  3. 3. Menu
  4. 4. 1 • India’s first National park was established in 1936. it was called the Hailey National Park. But later it had been renamed. How do you better know this national park now ?
  5. 5. Jim Corbett national park.
  6. 6. 2 • In 2003, a web-service started which could ‘crush your face into a pulp’. Today we know it by a better name. What is the service?
  7. 7. Facebook • Mark Zuckerberg created facemash (that’s what ‘crush your face into a pulp’ meant) in 2003 but later renamed and redesigned the web-service to ‘the facebook’ and then to Facebook.
  8. 8. 3. Its an initiative by which Indian organization ?
  9. 9. 4 • This Award is an annual American award given to short stories of exceptional merit. The award was first presented in 1919 and funded by the Society of Arts and Sciences. As of 2012, the series editor chooses twenty short stories, each one an X Prize story. All stories originally written in the English language and published in an American or Canadian periodical are eligible for consideration. Which award, named after an American short story writer?
  10. 10. O. Henry Award
  11. 11. 5 • The series __________: Riddles of Time & Space would provide a glimpse into “the man, the myth and the legend,” writers Michael Lent and Brian McCarthy said . Its an illustrated book on a very famous personality. • Identify the man in the question or on whose life this comic series is based on?
  12. 12. 6 The one in the left is Kenan Sofuoğlu, a driver from turkey and had won the championship three times in 2007, 2010 and the one in the right is Fabien Foret ,a driver from France and is a 2002 World champion. My question is they are the part of a bike racing team owned by which famous Indian?
  13. 13. Mahi Racing Team India
  14. 14. Made their ODI debut in Nehru Stadium, Guwahati • Wriddhiman Saha • Thiru Kumaran • Richie Richardson • Sairaj Bahutule • Raju Kulkarni
  15. 15. 8 • X is a respectful Korean term used by females to call older males such as older male friends or older brothers. However the word became familiar all over the world last year. Which word or how ?
  16. 16. Oppa
  17. 17. What’s the top result here for ‘why’?
  18. 18. 10.Identify the person is being remembered here.
  19. 19. Steve Jobs.
  20. 20. 11 • It is the logo of a fictional global terrorist organization featured in the James Bond novels by Ian Fleming. . Led by evil genius and supervillain Ernst Stavro Blofeld, the supranational organisat ion first formally appeared in the novel Thunderball(1961) and in the movie Dr. No (1962). Name it.
  21. 21. SPECTRE (SPecial Executive for Counterintelligence, Terrorism, Revenge and Extortion)
  22. 22. 12 • Question in the next slide….
  23. 23. contd. • The 1st structure inspired the 2nd structure. The 2nd structure inspired something very famous in the entertainment world. What ?
  24. 24. 13 • Question in the next slide…
  25. 25. • What will be for these two gentlemen ?
  26. 26. Thrilla in Manila
  27. 27. 14 • Percy George Herbert Fender was an English cricketer who played 13 Tests and was captain of Surrey between 1921 and 1931. An allrounder, he was a middleorder batsman who bowled mainly leg spin, and completed the cricketer's double seven times. Till 2013 he hold what distinction in 1st class cricket, that he achieved way back in 1920 ?
  28. 28. Fastest century in FC cricket.
  29. 29. 15 • The earliest known reference to this in literature is in the play Agamemnon by Aeschylus, written in 458 BC. When the title character returns from Troy, he is greeted by his vengeful wife Clytemnestra: • "Now my beloved, step down from your chariot, and let not your foot, my lord, touch the Earth. Servants, let there be spread before the house he never expected to see, where Justice leads him in, a crimson path.“ • What am I talking about ?
  30. 30. Walking on a red carpet.
  31. 31. 16 • X in Roman mythology was the goddess who "haunted crossroads, graveyards, and was the goddess of sorcery and witchcraft, she wandered about at night and was seen only by the barking of dogs who told of her approach. • Name the goddess, very familiar to us.
  32. 32. Trivia
  33. 33. 17 • He began his career as an upper-division clerk in the office of the Deputy Accountant-General (Post and Telegraph) in Calcutta. In 1963, he began teaching political science at the Vidyanagar College (in South 24 Parganas) and he also worked as a journalist with the Desher Dak (Call of Motherland). • Identify the personality in the question.
  34. 34. 18. Connect.
  35. 35. Inferno
  36. 36. 19 • The Latinized name of the city is a Spanish word combination meaning "White House”. How can you connect this city to a play called Everybody Comes to Rick's?
  37. 37. Casablanca • Casablanca is a city in Morocco . And the film Casablanca is based on a play called Everybody Comes to Rick's.
  38. 38. 20 • It is a still from the movie Momota. Identify the actor.
  39. 39. Rudra Baruah
  40. 40. 21 • Philip John Noel-Baker was a British politician, diplomat and renowned campaigner for disarmament. He'd go on to win the Nobel Peace Prize in 1959. The Prize, coupled with something else he did 39 years earlier helped him accomplish a unique feat. What feat?
  41. 41. The Only Man to win an Olympic Medal and the Nobel Prize
  42. 42. 22 • As you can see his name is Omar Borkan Al Gala. He came into news last month along with two other men. Why ?
  43. 43. • Following recent report that three men from the United Arab Emirates were deported from Saudi Arabia because of their good looks, one of the trio has been identified. • The men, attending the Jenadrivah Heritage and Culture Festival in Riyadh, the Saudi capital, were "forcibly" removed from the event by the religious police because their sex appeal was deemed too dangerous by organisers. • US gossip website Jezebel has identified one of the three handsome men that police "feared female visitors could fall for" as Omar Borkan Al Gala. • Al Gala, who claims to be a photographer, actor, and poet from Dubai, has a Facebook page, with more than one hundred thousand likes. He has also posted messages seemingly confirming that he was involved in the incident. • "This is what written in newspapers in over the world :) UAE men ordered to leave Saudi Arabia for being 'too handsome'," one post reads. • Extract from THE HINDU.
  44. 44. 23 • His name is Robert Stephenson Smyth Baden-Powell, 1st Baron BadenPowell, also known as B-P or Lord BadenPowell, was a lieutenant-general in the British Army. He is the founder of what ?
  45. 45. Scout Movement and first Chief Scout of The Boy Scouts Association.
  46. 46. 24 • X is depicted as one of the world's most prominent eco-terrorists. X is obsessed with plants, botany, and environmentalism. X uses toxins from plants and mind controlling pheromones for criminal activities, which are usually aimed at protecting the natural environment. X’s real name is Dr. Pamela Lillian Isley. • Who is X ?
  47. 47. Poison Ivy
  48. 48. 25 • Which revolutionary product was launched as a result of the collaboration of these two companies in 1982?
  49. 49. Compact disc.
  50. 50. 26 • She was an American photographer and d ocumentary photographer. She is best known as the first foreign photographer permitted to take pictures of Soviet industry, the first female war correspondent (and the first female permitted to work in combat zones). Apart from these she has another feat. What ?
  51. 51. Margaret Bourke-White • The first female photographer for Henry Luce's Life magazine, where her photograph appeared on the first cover.
  52. 52. 27 • He was a Czech journalist, writer and poet, one of the most prominent representatives of Czech Realism and a member of "the May school". Which world famous Nobel laureate took his pen name from this gentleman, because his father didn’t want him to be a writer?
  53. 53. Pablo Neruda • The gentleman in the picture is Jan Nepomuk Neruda.
  54. 54. 28 • An architect who worked on the Daley Center project, Richard Bennett, wrote Picasso a poem asking him to make the sculpture. Picasso accepted saying "You know I never accept commissions to do any sort of work, but in this case I am involved in projects for the two great gangster cities" (the other being Marseille, France). Picasso refused the $100,000 payment considering his work a gift to the people of Chicago. • You just have to name the sculpture in this context, which is named after Picasso himself.
  55. 55. The Chicago Picasso
  56. 56. 29 • Greatest Military Commander of All Time • Military Leader of Europe • High Protector of the Holy Mountain • These are some of the honorary titles referencing to a world famous leader. Name him.
  57. 57. Führer
  58. 58. 30 This is an autobiographi cal book by which famous entrepreneur ?
  59. 59. Steve Wozniak
  60. 60. 31 • Catull is an old style serif typeface designed by Gustav Jaeger for the Berthold Type Foundry in 1982. where you can most famously see this typeface everyday ?
  61. 61. 32
  62. 62. Chetan Bhagat
  63. 63. 33
  64. 64. Based on O Henry’s short stories..
  65. 65. 34. Who released this heavy metal album to commemorate his 91st birthday recently?
  66. 66. Christopher Lee
  67. 67. 35 • X is an idea, behavior, or style that spreads from person to person within a culture. A X acts as a unit for carrying cultural ideas, symbols, or practices that can be transmitted from one mind to another through writing, speech, gestures, rituals, or other imitable phenomena. The word X originated with Richard Dawkins 1976 book The Selfish Gene. Dawkins cites as inspiration the work of geneticist L. L. Cavalli-Sforza, anthropologist F. T. Cloak and ethologist J. M. Cullen. • What is the word ?
  68. 68. Meme
  69. 69. 36 • X is a three-day rock music festival held annually at Donington Park, England .It usually takes place in June (although in 2003, the first day of the festival took place on the last day of May). The festival is owned and managed by Live Nation. • The name X was chosen for the festival for two reasons. X was a dirty word in the music industry at the time, due to file sharing, and rock is seen as a rebellious genre of music. • Name the festival. • Logo of the festival is in the next slide……
  70. 70. Download Festival
  71. 71. 37. A sitter • She is the Earth-Two counterpart of Supergirl and the first cousin of Kal-L, Superman of the pre-Crisis EarthTwo. The infant X’s parents enabled her to escape the destruction of Krypton. Although she left the planet at the same time that Superman did, her ship took much longer to reach Earth-Two. • Possessing all standard Kryptonian powers, she is a member of the Justice Society of America and the team's first chairwoman. • Name this comic character from DC Comics.
  72. 72. Power Girl
  73. 73. 38 • The Arabic word X is a shortened version meaning simply "Garden". According to Islamic eschatology, after death, one will reside in the grave until the appointed resurrection on Yawm alQiyāmah. Muslim believe that the treatment of the individual in the life of the grave will be according to his or her deeds in the worldly life. • What common word in Hindi/Urdu language is derived from this description?
  74. 74. Jannat from Jannah
  75. 75. 39 • Eugene Polley (November 29, 1915 – May 20, 2012) was an engineer and engineering manager for Zenith Electronics. He invented many things while working with it. Best known among these was called the "FlashMatic", a revolutionary new product that eventually became an (now almost) indispensable household product. "Flash" because it focused visible light (from a device like a flashlight) to a set of photo-cells. • So what product thus came about?
  76. 76. Remote controll.
  77. 77. 40 • Which film recently came into news is based on this graphic novel?
  78. 78. It won the Palme d'Or at the 2013 Cannes Film Festival
  79. 79. 41. Connect these three ladies.
  80. 80. Only women to have won the Palme d'Or. • As of 2013, Jane Campion, Adèle Exarchopoulos and Léa Seydoux are the only women to have won the Palme d'Or. Exarchopoulos and Seydoux won as the stars of Blue Is the Warmest Colour with director Abdellatif Kechiche in an unorthodox move by the Steven Spielberg-headed jury.
  81. 81. 42 • X is the Hindu god of war and victory, worshiped primarily in areas with Tamil influences, especially South India, Sri Lanka, Mauritius, Malaysia, Singapore and Reunion Island. His six most important shrines in India are theArupadaiveedu temples. He is also known as Senthil (meaning 'smart' or 'clever'), Saravaṇa, Arumugam, Sanmuga (from Sanskrit Ṣaṇmukha), Shadanana(meaning 'one with six faces'), Kumāra (meaning 'prince or child or young one'), Dhandapany (meaning God with a Club), Guhan or Guruhuha (meaning 'cavedweller'), Skanda (meaning 'that which is spilled or oozed, namely seed' in Sanskrit),Vēlaṇ and Swaminatha. • Identify this Hindu deity?
  82. 82. Clue :
  83. 83. Murugan
  84. 84. 43 • He studied at the Scottish Church College, Calcutta. He started his career as a wicketkeeper, playing for cricket clubs (including his college team) in Calcutta and had once made a double-century. He joined his father's firm and made it into one of India's top construction firms. His firm constructed Calcutta's M.P.Birla Planetarium in 1963. He was the treasurer of BCCI in 1983 ,the year India won the Cricket World Cup. In 2005 he was awarded the International Journal of the History of Sports Achievement award for administrative excellence in global sport. • Who is he?
  85. 85. Jagmohan Dalmiya
  86. 86. 45.. OBQ
  87. 87. 7th June………
  88. 88. 46 • His name is Władysław "Wladek" Szpilman. Which 2002 biographical war drama film directed by Roman Polanski, is actually based on his memoir ?
  89. 89. The Pianist
  90. 90. 47. Simple one name this cricketer from his cricinfo profile.
  91. 91. Asad Rauf
  92. 92. 48. This is one of the few rare instances in world cricket. What am I talking about ?
  93. 93. Three pairs of brothers played together in the Zimbabwe side. • Flower Brothers. • Rennie Brothers. • Strang Brothers.
  94. 94. 49. • Born in 1918 in Barpeta, he was one of the pioneers of modern Assamese music. He directed music in three Assamese films; those were Badan Borphukan (1947), Paarghat (1949) and Nimila Onko (1955). • Identify him.
  95. 95. Purushottam Das
  96. 96. 50 • Who is he and what in the world of sports is named after him?
  97. 97. Dr. Arpad Elo and Elo rating.