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  1. 1. Quiz Club IIT K Quiz Master Saibal Das Mahapatra
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  4. 4. 3. refers to both an early form of the investigation of nature and an early philosophical and spiritual discipline
  5. 5. 4.Identify X * X goddess of healing in Greek mythology. * X a butterfly genus * a rap group from Washington, DC * X, a cure-all, either physical medication or a solution to a problem * X, a character in the Asterix series by Goscinny and Uderzo * X, Florida, a small town in the United States * The X, a prolific electronic musician and DJ from Germany * X Society, a Christian-based sect based in Bedford, England which sends out cure-alls and which wishes to promote the work of Joanna Southcott * Mathis Mootz, the music producer known as The X
  6. 6. 5.Listen and Connect
  7. 7. 6.identify X <ul><li>Viswakarma's daughter Sanjana was married to Surya, the Sun God. Due to the Sun's blazing light and heat, she was unable to go near the Sun. She complained to her father about this. Viswakarma took the Sun and made him shine less so that his daughter would be able to hug the Sun. The left over Sun &quot;dust&quot; was collected by Viswakarma and he made three things out of it.One of these was X. </li></ul><ul><li>X is also considered to be a symbol of enlightenment, hence in various drawings it is depicted with a brilliant glow. </li></ul><ul><li>X also protected the great king Ambarisha who was about to be cursed by the Rishi Durvasa as Ambarisha was a great devotee of Y. </li></ul><ul><li>According to legend, it protects any devotee of God who calls out for Him. </li></ul>
  8. 8. 7.Identify the event <ul><li>(1455–1487) Between Houses X and Y </li></ul><ul><li>Results in House Z lasts 118 Years </li></ul>
  9. 9. 8.ID X <ul><li>In Western medieval legend, an X is a demon in male form supposed to lie upon sleepers, especially women, in order to have sexual intercourse with them. It is believed that this was done in order to spawn other X(plural). The X drains energy from the woman on whom it performs sexual intercourse in order to sustain itself, and some sources indicate that it may be identified by its unnaturally cold genitalia. Religious tradition holds that repeated intercourse with such a spirit by either males or females (the female version of the X is called a Y) may result in the deterioration of health, or even death </li></ul><ul><li>X (2005 film), a Horror film starring Tara Reid </li></ul><ul><li>Y is a demonic character in Reaper(2007 TV series) </li></ul>
  10. 10. 9.Hail the Ruler <ul><li>XY(born c. 340 BC, ruled c. 320 – 298 BC), was the founder of the Y Empire. X succeeded in bringing together most of the Indian subcontinent. As a result, X is considered the first unifier of India and the first genuine emperor of India. In foreign Greek and Latin accounts, X is known as S1(Σανδρόκυπτος), S2(Σανδρόκοττος) or Androcottus. </li></ul><ul><li>His achievements, which ranged from defeating Alexander's Macedonian satrapies and conquering the Nanda Empire by the time he was only about 20 years old, to defeating Seleucus Nicator and establishing centralized rule throughout Southern Asia, remain some of the most celebrated in Indian history </li></ul>
  11. 11. 10. X again <ul><li>The X is the name of several related characters who play integral parts in the Y legend. These characters' roles include , taking the dying king to Avalon after the Battle of Camlann, enchanting Z, and raising K after the death of his father. Different writers and copyists give her name variously as Nimue, Viviane, Elaine, Niniane, Nyneve, and other variations. </li></ul><ul><li>The character has some similarities to the sea nymph Thetis of Greek mythology. From Tennyson's Idylls of the King </li></ul>
  12. 12. 11.Teacher Fantas(y)tic <ul><li>X was the son of a sculptor and a midwife, and served with distinction in the army. He married, but had a tendency to fall in love with handsome young men, in particular a young soldier named Alcibiades. He was, by all accounts, short and stout, not given to good grooming, and a lover of wine and conversation. His famous student, Y, called him “the wisest, and justest, and best of all men whom I have ever known </li></ul><ul><li>From a wealthy and powerful family, his actual name was <whatever> -- Y was a nickname, referring to his broad physique. Devastated by X’ death, he wandered around and was taken by pirates. His friends raised money to ransom him from slavery, but when he was released without it, they bought him a small property called Academus to start a school -- the Academy. </li></ul><ul><li>Z was Y's prize student,he established his school of philosophy in a set of buildings called the Lyceum. Z also pretty much invented modern logic. Except for its symbolic form, it is essentially the same today. </li></ul><ul><li>Z also taught a thirteen year old Boy. </li></ul>
  13. 13. 12.Read The Book <ul><li>The Book (subtitle: Prencipe Galeotto) is a collection of 100 novellas by author 'A', probably begun in 1350 and finished in 1353. It is a medieval allegorical work best known for its bawdy tales of love, appearing in all its possibilities from the erotic to the tragic. Many notable writers such as Chaucer are said to have drawn inspiration from The Book </li></ul><ul><li>'A' an author and poet, a friend and correspondent of Petrarch, and an important Renaissance humanist in his own right and author of a number of notable works including On Famous Women, and his poetry in the Italian vernacular. Book, painting by Sandro Botticelli from 1487. </li></ul>
  14. 14. 13. X (yawn) Agaaiin <ul><li>X virilis X candida </li></ul><ul><li>X praetexta X pulla Varities of X </li></ul><ul><li>X picta X trabea </li></ul><ul><li>In several countries, the tradition of the X party has become popular in recent decades, generally at colleges and universities, perhaps best illustrated in (if not inspired by) the film Animal House. </li></ul>
  15. 15. 14.Who am I? <ul><li>I had many magical powers,courtesy my parentage that made him me an important fighter in the Kurukshetra war.I got my name from my head, which was shaped like a pot. </li></ul><ul><li>I was killed by Karna with Amogh Shakti granted to him by Indra, which he had been saving to use on Arjuna, thus losing his advantage over Arjuna. </li></ul><ul><li>I have the same name as the father of the first king of Gupta dynasty Chandragupta. </li></ul><ul><li>A 2008 animated hindi movie of same name has been made based on my life. </li></ul>
  16. 16. 15.Who is He? <ul><li>In his citizenship exam he informed the presiding judge that he had discovered a way in which a dictatorship could be legally installed in the United States, through a logical contradiction in the U.S. Constitution </li></ul><ul><li>Economist Oskar Morgenstern recounts that toward the end of his life Einstein confided that his &quot;own work no longer meant much, that he came to the Institute merely…to have the privilege of walking home with him </li></ul>
  17. 17. 16.X on... <ul><li>X was Secretary to the Board of Control from 1832 until 1833. After the passing of the Government of India Act 1833, he was appointed as the first Law Member of the Governor-General's Council. X was instrumental in creating the foundations of bilingual colonial India, by convincing the Governor-General to adopt English as the medium of instruction in higher education, from the sixth year of schooling onwards, rather than Sanskrit or Arabic then used in the institutions supported by the East India Company. </li></ul><ul><li>“ I am quite ready to take the Oriental learning at the valuation of the Orientalists themselves. I have never found one among them who could deny that a single shelf of a good European library was worth the whole native literature of India and Arabia .” ---X “Then out spake brave Horatius, The Captain of the Gate: &quot;To every man upon this earth Death cometh soon or late. And how can man die better Than facing fearful odds, For the ashes of his fathers, And the temples of his Gods” </li></ul>
  18. 18. 17.Ultimate? <ul><li>The Ultimate created in the distant past on Krypton, long before the humanoid Kryptonian. It was a violent, hellish whose dominant lifeforms were said to be the most dangerous creatures in the universe). In an effort to create the ultimate lifeform, the alien Bertron sent an infant who was born in vitro—in order to make it develop resistance to the harsh environment to the surface of the planet—where it would be promptly killed by the vicious creatures inhabiting it Its remains were harvested and used to clone a stronger version of it, a process repeated countless times as a form of accelerated natural selection.The agony of these deaths were recorded in his genes driving the creature to hate all life.&quot;The Ultimate&quot; hunted and killed all of the lethal creatures that then inhabited Krypton, including Bertron. </li></ul><ul><li>It next came across a Green Lantern named Zharan Pel.Sensing the power of the Guardians of the Universe, made his way to them. Hundreds of Green Lanterns were sent to stop it and were killed. It continued to Oa where a single Guardian sacrificed himself in battle to defeat it. But the release of energies by the Guardian caused a tear in space through which the Ultimate fell. Eventually coming to Calaton, it tore that world apart for three years. With only the capital city left, the royal family combined their life forces into a single energy being, The Radiant. The Radiant killed the Ultimate with a huge blast of energy (laying waste to over a fifth of his world in the process).In common Calatonian burial procedures, the Ultimate's seemingly-dead body was shackled and masked, and shot into space. Eventually, it landed on Earth, the force of the impact driving the casket deep underground. </li></ul><ul><li>The Ultimate even killed Earth's greatest superhero ( a 2007 animation film) but who, later ressurected, was forced to use one of Waverider's time travel devices to leave the ultimate stranded at the End of Time, where it met the one force he could not overcome: entropy. </li></ul>
  19. 19. 18.What is This? <ul><li>Designed by Pingali Venkayya Official Specifications </li></ul>
  20. 20. 19.What am I talking about? <ul><li>Malaclypse the Younger. </li></ul><ul><li>Paratheo-Anametamystikhood Of Eris Esoteric </li></ul><ul><li>The Law of Fives states simply that: All things happen in fives, or are divisible by or are multiples of five, or are somehow directly or indirectly appropriate to 5.The Law of Fives is never wrong. </li></ul>
  21. 21. 20.Who's the man? <ul><li>X was born in Oxford, England on June 11, 1959. He was educated at Eton and Cambridge. Son of an Olympic gold medalist in the sport, he rowed for the England youth team (1977) and for Cambridge (1980). He met Emma Thompson at Cambridge in 1978 when both joined &quot;Footlights&quot; and was introduced to Stephen Fry by Emma in 1980. X is married and lives in London/LA with his wife and three children. Besides acting and comedy, he has written the best-selling thriller, &quot;The Gun Seller&quot;, also has done a screenplay for the film version, and has a second novel called &quot;The Paper Soldier&quot; being published on 27 September 2009. </li></ul><ul><li>X stars in this tv series whose title music is </li></ul>
  22. 22. 21.Still more X... <ul><li>In Spanish, Italian, French and in Portuguese, there are the terms quincena, quindici giorni, quinzaine and quinzena which means same as X. </li></ul><ul><li>This has become a joke in computer science because in the VMS operating system, the TIMEPROMPTWAIT variable, the time the system will wait for an operator to set the correct date and time at boot if it realizes that the current value is bogus, is set in microX. This is because the computer uses a loop instead of the internal clock which has not been activated yet to run the timer. </li></ul><ul><li>Other variations have also been used occasionally in computer science, usually in an attempt to be deliberately over-complex and obscure. The aim is generally to slow users down, allowing them to set parameters only after some thought. </li></ul>
  23. 23. 22.X marks the Sequence? <ul><li>His X Sequence stories are set in the far future, where humans are rising to become the second most powerful race in the universe, next to the god-like X. Character development in these stories takes second place to the depiction of advanced theories and ideas, such as the true nature of the Great Attractor, naked singularities and the great battle between Baryonic and Dark matter lifeforms. </li></ul>
  24. 24. 23.What's (so) Common? <ul><li># André-Marie Ampère, French physicist and mathematician. </li></ul><ul><li># Henri Poincaré </li></ul><ul><li># John Von Neumann </li></ul><ul><li># Napoleon Bonaparte </li></ul><ul><li># Nikola Tesla </li></ul><ul><li># Stu Ungar, World Series of Poker Champion 1980,1981 and 1997. </li></ul><ul><li>#Abbie Hoffman, the charismatic leader of the Yippie movement </li></ul><ul><li># Sandra Schimmel Gold, a well known artist, was studied for years at the State University of New York in Oneonta by Dr. Michael Siegel. A paper about her was presented at the national APA convention in 1976-77. </li></ul><ul><li># Theodore Roosevelt </li></ul><ul><li># Leonard Euler </li></ul><ul><li># Swami Vivekananada </li></ul>
  25. 25. 24.What is being referred to? <ul><li>____, epee and ___ are modern standard stuff used in X. </li></ul><ul><li>Rene Decartes once said, “I X therefore I am”. </li></ul><ul><li>Nowadays electronic scoring is done instead of human judges. </li></ul><ul><li>X is done on a piste. </li></ul><ul><li>The 'spadroon' and 'singlestick' was used for X in the 19 th century. </li></ul>
  26. 26. 25.Still more X.. <ul><li>X is active from 1987-Present, founded by Steven Wilson. </li></ul><ul><li>For live shows, X make use of a screen that displays a different projection for each composition. This visual element was introduced during the In Absentia tour, with Danish photographer and filmmaker Lasse Hoile, whose works finished to create a distinctive image for them. </li></ul>
  27. 27. 26.Even more X.. <ul><li>X was one of the most prolific writers of all time, having written or edited more than 500 books and an estimated 9,000 letters and postcards. His works have been published in nine of the ten major categories of the Dewey Decimal System (the sole exception being the 100s, Philosophy) </li></ul><ul><li>X wrote the Lucky Starr series of juvenile ____ novels using the pen name Paul French. </li></ul><ul><li>X was a long-time member and Vice President of Mensa International, albeit reluctantly; he described some members of that organization as &quot;brain-proud and aggressive about their Iqs. </li></ul><ul><li>X was a claustrophile and afraid of flying, only doing so twice in his entire life,elements which were incorporated in his works. </li></ul>
  28. 28. 27.Little birdie <ul><li>X has been historically known as the &quot;Duck Hawk&quot; in North America, is a cosmopolitan bird of prey. </li></ul><ul><li>The X's breeding range includes land regions from the Arctic tundra to the Tropics. It can be found nearly everywhere on Earth, excepting extreme polar regions, very high mountains, and most tropical rainforests; the only major ice-free landmass from which it is entirely absent is New Zealand. This makes it the world's most widespread bird of prey. Both the English and scientific names of this species mean &quot;wandering ___&quot;, referring to the migratory habits of many northern populations. </li></ul><ul><li>It reaches speeds of over 80 m/s. </li></ul>
  29. 29. 28.Faraway X <ul><li>X is a group of remote volcanic islands in the south Atlantic Ocean, 2816 km (1750 miles) from South Africa and 3360 km (2088 miles) from South America. It is a dependency of the British overseas territory of Saint Helena, 2430 km (1510 miles) to the north. </li></ul><ul><li>X is the most remote archipelago in the world. </li></ul><ul><li>The islands were first sighted in 1506 by a Portuguese sailor,X', although rough seas prevented a landing. </li></ul><ul><li>In 1816 the United Kingdom formally annexed the islands, ruling them from the Cape Colony in South Africa. This is reported to have primarily been a measure to ensure that the French would not be able to use the islands as a base for a rescue operation to free Napoleon Bonaparte from his prison on Saint Helena. </li></ul><ul><li>On X the population of 271 people share just seven surnames: Glass, Green, Hagan, Lavarello,Repetto,Rogers and Swain. There are 80 families on the island. </li></ul><ul><li>X's isolation has led to an unusual, patois-like dialect of English </li></ul>
  30. 30. 29.Speak X <ul><li>A X is a simplified language that develops as a means of communication between two or more groups that do not have a language in common, in situations such as trade. </li></ul><ul><li>X's are not the native language of any speech community, but are instead learned as second languages. Xs usually have low prestige with respect to other languages. </li></ul><ul><li>X's may start out as or become trade languages, such as Tok Pisin; but trade languages are often full blown languages in their own right such as Swahili, Persian, or English. </li></ul><ul><li>X is now more commonly known in the computer domain. </li></ul>
  31. 31. 30.Final X <ul><li>The XY has been developed as a joint venture between India and the Federal State Unitary Enterprise NPO Mashinostroyenia (NPOM).It's is named after two rivers, the X' and the Y' </li></ul><ul><li>It's the fastest of it's kind and other varieties of this include Tomahawk,Harpoon,Taurus,Sunburn and Nirbhay. </li></ul><ul><li>XY 2 will be the first of it's kind and is expected to be ready by 2012-13, developed by India alone. </li></ul>
  32. 32. 31.AntiClimax <ul><li>Pagan deity </li></ul>