First BCQC set


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My first quiz at bcqc pune.
A quiz i did for my college festival in march 2010 in Coimbatore.

P.s - The repeats weren't repeats back then! and the questions that were repeats was jus to fill in the blank spaces! :P

cheers have fun ! \m/

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First BCQC set

  1. 1. माझा पहिली सामान्य  चाचणी  परीक्षा @ BCQC
  2. 2. <ul><li>Myself – Arjun “Metal gaad” Mohan. </li></ul><ul><li>Aka- FatB, Metal GAAd,Buzzer man :P . </li></ul><ul><li>Likes – Metal m/, Quizzing, Theater, karuvaad,kakapoo . </li></ul><ul><li>Dislikes – Sports quizzing and Justin Bieber. </li></ul><ul><li>Currently pursuing my M.Sc Economics in Symbiosis School of Economics. </li></ul><ul><li>Proud of being one of the founding fathers of Metal in Cbe and being the current Secretary of Coimbatore Quizzing Circle. </li></ul>
  3. 3. P.S – I AM GAAAAD <ul><li>I quote – “ If you play with fire … you get burnt. Unless your Chuck Norris! </li></ul>
  4. 4. Rules <ul><li>All questions on infi bounds. </li></ul><ul><li>25-lvc-50-lvc-25. </li></ul><ul><li>10 points for pass and all… </li></ul><ul><li>Every 10 th question is a Buzzer question which leads to a theme. </li></ul><ul><li>15 for correct answer and -10 for a wrong one. </li></ul><ul><li>Rules might be changed in-between if required. </li></ul><ul><li>As said earlier I am GaaaD and my decision is final. </li></ul><ul><li>Any unnecessary arguments and biting = -10 at my descretion. </li></ul>
  5. 5. Kapish ??
  6. 6. Lets DOOOO THIISSSS!!
  7. 7. Q1 <ul><li>The Martun is located in the city of Kaohsiung and has long lines on the weekends. Restaurant manager Hung Lin-wen said the original inspiration came from a ­­­­­______-shaped spaceship that he saw in a Japanese cartoon. It has now grown to at least 14 locations throughout Taiwan and China (including Hong Kong). What is the specialty of this restaurant? </li></ul>
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  9. 10. TURBOKAT
  10. 11. 3. <ul><li>Adherents believe that the X view has existed since the beginnings of civilization. They list individuals such as Lao Tzu, Buddha, and Jesus as examples of X prophets. They also describe Emerson, Whitman and Kurt Vonnegut to be X followers. X advocates and encourages the practice of &quot;going with the flow&quot; and &quot;taking it easy&quot; in the face of life's difficulties, believing that this is the only way to live in harmony. It also aims to assuage feelings of inadequacy that arise in societies which place a heavy emphasis on achievement and personal fortune. Consequently, simple everyday pleasures like bathing, bowling, hanging out with friends are seen as far preferable to the accumulation of wealth and the liberal spending of money as a means to achieve happiness and spiritual fulfilment. </li></ul>
  11. 13. 4 Who it is ?
  12. 14. Dani Filth of Cradle Of Filth
  13. 15. 5 <ul><li>The character debuted in ________, an American radio program that premiered on January 31, 1936, on WXYZ, the same local Detroit station that originated its companion shows The Lone Ranger and Challenge of the Yukon. Beginning on April 12, 1938, the station supplied the series to the Mutual Broadcasting System radio network, and then to NBC Blue and its successors, the Blue Network and ABC, from November 16, 1939, through September 8, 1950. It returned from September 10 to December 5, 1952. It was sponsored by General Mills from January to August 1948, and by Orange Crush in its brief 1952 run. </li></ul><ul><li>The series detailed the adventures of Britt Reid, debonair newspaper publisher by day, crime-fighting masked hero at night. </li></ul>
  14. 16. clue <ul><li>With his faithful valet Kato, Britt Reid, daring young publisher, matches wits with the Underworld, risking his life so that criminals and racketeers within the law may feel its weight by the sting of the __________!&quot; </li></ul>
  15. 17. The Green Hornet
  16. 18. 6 <ul><li>Inventive. Innovative. Artistic. Imaginative. Thought provoking. Futuristic. Inspired. All words used to describe Homaro Cantu’s moto, an internationally recognized leader in the world of _____________. Chef and inventor, Cantu challenges culinary convention and diners, stretching the boundaries of the former and taking the latter on a post-modern, interactive and fantastical gastronomical ride. </li></ul><ul><li>What is the ingredient they use in almost 95% of their dishes ? </li></ul>
  17. 19. Liquid Nitrogen
  18. 20. 7 <ul><li>The name ______ is derived from 'Thiru-Shiva-Perur' , which literally translates to &quot;The City with the name of the Lord Siva&quot;. ________ was also known as &quot;Vrishabhadripuram&quot; and then &quot;Kailasam&quot; (Kailasam of the South) in ancient days. Another interpretation is 'Tri-shiva-peroor' or the big land with three Shiva temples, which refers to the three places where Lord Shiva resides. </li></ul><ul><li>Which place ? </li></ul>
  19. 21. Trissur
  20. 22. 8 <ul><li>Candiru (English and Portuguese) or candirú (Spanish), also known as cañero or toothpick fish , are a number of genera of parasitic freshwater catfish in the family Trichomycteridae ; all are native to the Amazon River. Although some candiru species have been known to grow to a size of 16 inches (~41 cm) in length, others are considerably smaller. </li></ul><ul><li>Img – Next slide </li></ul>
  21. 23. Why are they more feared than the Piranhas in the Amazon ?
  22. 24. Its better explained! :P
  23. 25. 9 <ul><li>Ralph Teetor (1890-1982) was a prolific inventor who invented cruise control. He was the longtime president of the automotive parts manufacturer The Perfect Circle Co. Corporation (now part of Dana Corp.) in Hagerstown, Indiana, a manufacturer of piston rings. Teetor was inspired to invent cruise control one day while riding with his lawyer. The lawyer would slow down while talking and speed up while listening. This rocking motion so annoyed Teetor that he was determined to invent a speed control device. In 1945, after ten years of tinkering, Ralph Teetor received his first patent on a speed control device. Early names for his invention included &quot;Controlmatic&quot;, &quot;Touchomatic&quot;, &quot;Pressomatic&quot; and &quot;Speedostat&quot; The name finally chosen was &quot;Cruise Control&quot;. The device wasn't used commercially until Chrysler introduced it in 1958. What was special about RALPH TEETOR? </li></ul>
  24. 26. Ralph Teetor was blind
  25. 27. Buzz…
  26. 28. 10 [+90/-60]
  27. 29. 11 <ul><li>__________ is a Speyside single malt Scotch whisky distillery owned by William Grant & Sons in Dufftown, Scotland. _______ means ‘Valley of the deer’ in Gaelic, hence the presence of a deer symbol on ________ bottles. What? </li></ul>
  28. 30. Glenfiddich
  29. 31. 12
  30. 32. Diamond Quality/Standard Scale
  31. 33. 13 ID.
  32. 34. Pegman!
  33. 35. 14 <ul><li>Situation : </li></ul><ul><li>You are in a Walmart Store. You hear an announcement being made stating .. </li></ul><ul><li>“ we have a code Adam ” </li></ul><ul><li>What just happened ? </li></ul><ul><li>Bonus points for extra funda. </li></ul>
  34. 36. Missing Child <ul><li>The code was first coined in 1994 in memory of Adam Walsh, a six-year old, who went missing in a Sears department store in Florida in 1981. Adam was later found murdered </li></ul>
  35. 37. 15 Put Funda !
  36. 38. Mars vs. Hershleys
  37. 39. 16 Put Funda
  38. 40. This is the only recorded Castrato
  39. 41. 17 <ul><li>His name is Hussein Chalayan, a Turkish designer widely regarded both as a genius, and as somewhat controversial figure in his field. Now forty, when he was eight years old he moved with his family to England, where he would eventually study fashion and become an Absolut Fashion Award winner and two time title holder of British Designer of the Year. He is as passionate about his fashion as he is about his arts projects… Place to Passage, a 2004 exhibition which bears a striking similarity to the @, is a statement about, according to his website: “the implications of speed, technology and displacement to the extent of urging a return back into the the womb.” What is he talking about ? </li></ul>
  40. 43. Lady GAGA’s Egg.
  41. 44. 18
  42. 45. Indian Lovers Party
  43. 46. 19 Text book question! <ul><li>Ethanethiol has a strongly disagreeable odour that humans can detect in minute concentrations. The threshold for human detection is as low as one part in 2.8 billion parts of air. Its odour resembles that of leeks or onions. </li></ul><ul><li>According to the 2000 edition of the Guinness Book Of World Records , ethanethiol is the &quot;smelliest substance&quot; in existence. Where is this “INTENTIONALLY” used? </li></ul>
  44. 47. LPG
  45. 48. Buzz…
  46. 49. 20 [+80/-50] <ul><li>X was the son of Glóin, one of the former companions of the hobbit, Bilbo Baggins. He was a remote descendant of Durin the Deathless, chief of the Seven Fathers of the _______ and ancestor to the _______ people to which X belonged, the Longbeards. </li></ul><ul><li>X ? </li></ul>
  47. 50. 21
  48. 51. Basking shark
  49. 52. 22 <ul><li>Eija-Riitta _______ was diagnosed with a condition called Objectum-Sexuality. </li></ul><ul><li>Mrs __________, whose fetish is said to have its roots in childhood, claimed she fell in love with the structure when she first saw it on television when she was seven. </li></ul><ul><li>She began collecting pictures of the structure and saving up for visits. On her sixth trip in 1979 they tied the knot before a handful of guests. </li></ul><ul><li>1989, its “wife” was horrified as she watched her husband be torn apart. </li></ul><ul><li>Who /What was her husband ? </li></ul>
  50. 53. The Berlin Wall Eija - Riitta Eklöf Berliner - Mauer
  51. 54. 23 <ul><li>X is a hostile and insulting interaction between Internet users usually occurring in the social context of a Internet forum, Internet Relay Chat (IRC), Usenet, by e-mail, game servers, and on video-sharing websites. </li></ul><ul><li>X is frequently the result of the discussion of heated real-world issues but can also be provoked by seemingly trivial differences. </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>Deliberate and professional X, is carried out by individuals known as Xers. Their counterparts are known as Ys and are less &quot;professional.&quot; Some websites even cater for Xers and Ys, by allowing them a free environment. </li></ul><ul><li>X and Y? </li></ul>
  52. 55. <ul><li>X – Flaming or Flamers </li></ul><ul><li>Y- Trolls </li></ul>
  53. 56. 24 <ul><li>This country was in civil war From January 16, 2004 to November 2004. When the war began, the President of the country was held hostage and a new regime was installed. There was a lot of fighting taking place and most of the Northern Area was taken over by rebels during the course of the war. </li></ul><ul><li>It borders Russia and it’s language is akin to a dialect of Russian. </li></ul><ul><li>Their National Anthem sounds similar to that of Albania. </li></ul>
  54. 57. <ul><li>Krakhozia (a fictional country), the home country of Viktor Navorski (the character played by Tom Hanks in ‘The Terminal’). </li></ul>
  55. 58. <ul><li>Algida - Czech Republic, Cyprus, Greece, Hungary, Italy, Republic Of Macedonia, Malta, Poland, Romania, Russia, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Turkey </li></ul><ul><li>Bresler - Chile </li></ul><ul><li>Cargills - Sri Lanka </li></ul><ul><li>Eskimo - Austria </li></ul><ul><li>Frigo - Spain </li></ul><ul><li>Frisko - Denmark </li></ul><ul><li>GB Glace - Sweden, Finland </li></ul><ul><li>Glidat Strauss - Israel, USA </li></ul><ul><li>Good Humor - USA, Canada, China </li></ul><ul><li>HB- Ireland </li></ul><ul><li>Helados La Fuente - Colombia </li></ul><ul><li>和路雪 - China </li></ul>25
  56. 59. <ul><li>Holanda - Mexico, Central America </li></ul><ul><li>Kibon - Brazil </li></ul><ul><li>XXXXXXX - India </li></ul><ul><li>Langnese - Germany </li></ul><ul><li>Lusso - Switzerland </li></ul><ul><li>Miko - France </li></ul><ul><li>Ola - Belgium, Netherlands, Luxembourg, South Africa </li></ul><ul><li>Olá - Portugal </li></ul><ul><li>Pingüino - Ecuador </li></ul><ul><li>Selecta - Philippines </li></ul><ul><li>Streets - Australia, New Zealand (slogan 'Nothing Beats Streets') </li></ul><ul><li>Tio Rico - Venezuela </li></ul><ul><li>XXXXXX - United Kingdom (Great Britain), Hong Kong, Singapore, Indonesia, Pakistan, Malaysia, Thailand and other parts of Asia </li></ul><ul><li>XXXXXX - United Kingdom (Northern Ireland) </li></ul>
  57. 60. Kwality Walls Ice Cream <ul><li>It is called the heart brand ice cream by unilever international. </li></ul>
  58. 61. Lvc UNO!!
  59. 62. Rules <ul><li>18 visuals. </li></ul><ul><li>4 x number of remaining slides + 2 x number of teams not answered. </li></ul><ul><li>No negatives. </li></ul><ul><li>2 guesses per team </li></ul><ul><li>Guess on the last slide will fetch teams 1 points. </li></ul><ul><li>Quizmasters discretion weder to award points or not. </li></ul><ul><li>Kapish… ?? </li></ul>
  60. 63. 1
  61. 64. 2
  62. 65. 3. Dr.Karl Prusik <ul><li>Image not available  </li></ul>
  63. 66. 4
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  74. 77. 15 +
  75. 78. 16
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  78. 81. Answer <ul><li>They are all types of knots. </li></ul>
  79. 82. 26 <ul><li>X is a webcomic released under a Creative Commons license. Photographs of real persons and places are used along with text after minimal digital alterations to create each panel. The comics attempts to take a sarcastic look at the daily life and popular culture. It was started in May, 2008 and carries the tagline, &quot;People are mindless cattle.&quot; The origin of the name X is under debate but the general consensus is that it is adapted from the works of J.R.R. Tolkien. </li></ul>
  80. 83. Fly You Fools
  81. 84. 27 <ul><li>In mathematics, the ________is a surface (a two-dimensional topological space) with no distinction between the &quot;inside&quot; and &quot;outside&quot; surfaces. Other related non-orientable objects are the Möbius strip and the real projective plane. Where a Möbius strip is a two dimensional object with only one surface and one edge, a ________ is a two dimensional object with a single surface, and no edges. For comparison, a sphere is a two dimensional surface with no edges, and two surfaces. </li></ul>
  82. 85. Klein bottle
  83. 86. <ul><li>@ is the dried oleo gum resin of a number of Commiphora or dhidin species of trees. The @ trees are small or low thorny shrubs that grow in rocky terrain. Like frankincense, it is produced by the tree as a reaction to a purposeful wound through the bark and into the sapwood. The trees are bled in this way on a regular basis. When at the tree, @ is waxy and brittle, but after the resin is collected into large bales it becomes a dry, hard and glossy substance that can be clear or opaque, and vary in colour depending on aging from yellowish to almost black, with white streaks. The principal species is Commiphora ______ , which is native to Yemen, Somalia, and the eastern parts of Ethiopia. Another primary species is C. momol. The related Commiphora gileadensis , native to Eastern Mediterranean and particularly the Arabian Peninsula, is the biblically referenced balm of Gilead . Several other species yield bdellium and Indian @. </li></ul>28
  84. 87. Myrrh.
  85. 88. 29 <ul><li>Dane Boedigheimer (born September 28, 1979) is a filmmaker who graduated from Minnesota State University Moorhead in 2003. </li></ul><ul><li>He is the webmaster and co-founder of the Gag Films website, which showcases the work of many former Minnesota State University Moorhead students and Fargo-related moviemakers. </li></ul>
  86. 90. Annoying Aarange!
  87. 91. Buzz…
  88. 92. 30 [+70/-40 ]
  89. 93. 31 <ul><li>What is so special about this pendant released by Tanishq? </li></ul>
  90. 94. <ul><li>By the use of Nano Technology, the entire Bhagaved Gita has been impringed on this pendant. There is also an image of Lord Krishna playing the flute. This has been recognized by The Limca Book of Records as the smallest form of the Bhagavad Gita. </li></ul>
  91. 95. 32 <ul><li>What is Pentheraphobia ? </li></ul>
  92. 96. Fear of ones Mother in Law
  93. 97. Kristin Enmark and Birgitta Lundblad led to the coinage of a particular term. What term ?
  94. 98. Stockholm Syndrome
  95. 100. 34
  96. 101. Cloud Berry
  97. 102. 35 <ul><li>Conventional electro-magnetic energy meters did not record consumption if the load was very small. The indicator tended not to move at night when there was no other electrical load and hence the name came to life. </li></ul><ul><li>What INDIAN THING are we talking about ? </li></ul>
  98. 103. Jero waattt bullb! :D
  99. 104. 36
  100. 105. B.B.KING
  101. 106. 37 <ul><li>Albert Francis Simmons was born in Detroit, Michigan. He was the second of three children (Marc, Al, and Richard). Simmons was a very gifted member of the United States Marine Corps, attaining the rank of Lieutenant Colonel. He later joined the United States Secret Service, which led to his promotion to the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA). In the CIA, Simmons was recruited by CIA Director Jason Wynn into a special division known as the U.S. Security Group, a task force with jurisdiction in all domestic and foreign situations. Simmons was murdered during a mission in Botswana by the mercenary known as Chapel, at the order of Director Wynn. We know him better as? </li></ul>
  102. 108. Buzz…
  103. 109. 40 [+60/-40] <ul><li>___________ had an important effect on the evolution of defensive walls, which were constructed ever more ingeniously in a bid to nullify the effects of siege engines. Historical instances of the usage of _______in sieges of major cities include: </li></ul><ul><li>The destruction of Jerusalem by the Romans, </li></ul><ul><li>The Crusades, </li></ul><ul><li>The fall of Rome, </li></ul><ul><li>The siege of Constantinople. </li></ul>
  104. 110. 41
  105. 111. Rev. Jim Jones – November 18, 1978 mass murder of more than 900 Temple members in Jonestown, Guyana along with the killings of five other people at a nearby airstrip.
  106. 112. 42
  107. 114. Sitter! Angle Falls
  108. 115. 43 This - KAKAPOo
  109. 116. What this ya ?
  110. 117. Potoo
  111. 118. 44 <ul><li>The base is a decommissioned ICBM launch complex at an undisclosed New Mexico desert location which has been converted into a scientific research facility. This facility is depicted as a vast series of underground research laboratories as well as surface constructions such as offices, chemical waste disposal plants, and personnel dormitories (even cafeterias, where ____________ can destroy Doctor Magnusson's microwave casserole), all powered by a hydroelectric dam and connected by an advanced tram system. </li></ul>
  112. 120. 45 ID.
  113. 121. Cigar Box Guitar
  114. 122. 46 <ul><li>The ______ (German; English: Overman , Overhuman , Above-Human , Superman ;) is a concept in the philosophy of Friedrich Nietzsche. Nietzsche posited the ___________ as a goal for humanity to set for itself in his 1883 book Thus Spoke Zarathustra. The term was brought into English by George Bernard Shaw in the title to his 1903 play Man and Superman . During his rise to power, Adolf Hitler bastardized Nietzsche's term, using it in his descriptions of an Aryan master race. It was in this context that American Jewish comic book creator Jerry Siegel encountered the term and conceived the 1933 story &quot;The Reign of Superman,&quot; in which &quot;Superman&quot; is &quot;an evil mastermind with advanced mental powers&quot;. Throughout the following decade, Siegel, and Joseph Shuster, recast Superman into the iconic American hero he subsequently became. It is through this association with Superman the hero that the term &quot;____&quot; carries much of its English sense implying irresistibility or invincibility. What word ? </li></ul>
  115. 124. 47 <ul><li>@is a legendary island featured in the Arthurian legend, famous for its beautiful apples. It first appears in Geoffrey of Monmouth's 1136 pseudo historical account Historia Regum Britanniae (&quot;The History of the Kings of Britain&quot;) as the place where King Arthur's sword Excalibur ( Caliburnus ) was forged and later where Arthur was taken to recover from his wounds after the Battle of Camlann. </li></ul>
  116. 125. Avalon
  117. 126. 48 <ul><li>Cha Cha Cha Films is a film production company started by three of Mexico’s most successful and acclaimed directors all 3 have been nominated for oscar awards in the recent 10 years. </li></ul><ul><li>Name these three amigos. </li></ul>
  118. 127. Alfonso Cuarón, Alejandro González Iñárritu and Guillermo del Toro
  119. 128. 49 <ul><li>Rowenta is a brand name of kitchen and household appliances and is now operating worldwide French Groupe SEB . Die deutsche Tochtergesellschaft ist die Rowenta Werke GmbH in Erbach. The German subsidiary is the Rowenta Werke GmbH in Erbach . </li></ul>
  120. 129. Rowenta, since 2003 started an award in a related “field” for excellence in that particular field! What am I talking about?
  121. 130. Extreme Ironing !
  122. 131. Buzz…
  123. 132. 50 [+50/-30] <ul><li>___________ is a 1973 film set in August 1963, based on a novel of the same name by Frederick Forsyth. Directed by Fred Zinnemann, it stars Edward Fox as the assassin known only as “______&quot; who was hired to assassinate Charles de Gaulle. </li></ul>
  124. 133. INFI III
  125. 134. 51 <ul><li>9. This is one of his favorite catchphrases. He uses it when he doesn't have money to buy food. It first made an appearance in 1932. This phrase is now commonly used to illustrate fiscal irresponsibility and still appears in modern comedies such as The Drew Carey Show and The Office. </li></ul><ul><li>The good phrase? </li></ul>
  126. 135. I'll gladly pay you Tuesday for a hamburger today!
  127. 136. 52 <ul><li>Panasonic introduced the Lumix DMC-FX77 in 2011. It’s a fairly standard point-and-shoot. It has 12.1 megapixels, ISO up to 1600 and optical zoom. However, on its release, it received widespread attention (especially in Japan). The interest has been attributed to teenage narcissism and critics have said that it is a fairly standard camera that will only ever appeal to the younger generation. Why did it become popular among youngsters? </li></ul>
  128. 137. It has a 'cosmetic mode' that adds makeup! 
  129. 138. 53
  130. 139. ??
  131. 140. 54 Connect
  132. 141. The Sears Tower Bruce Graham The architect of the building was inspired by a pack of cigarettes lying open on his desk. And hence the design was made.
  133. 142. 55 <ul><li>Quoted below are four lines from the poem ‘Eloisa to Abelard’ By Alexander Pope: </li></ul><ul><li>How happy is the blameless vestal's lot! The world forgetting, by the world forgot. ________________________________ Each pray'r accepted, and each wish resign'd; </li></ul><ul><li>Identify the missing line </li></ul>
  134. 144. 56 <ul><li>In the depths of the Mediterranean seafloor, scientists recently found the first multi-cellular animals capable of doing something very unique. </li></ul><ul><li>Some types of bacteria and other single-celled organisms have been seen doing this but nothing as complex had been found as these three species of Loricifera. </li></ul><ul><li>The discoverers had this to say: </li></ul><ul><li>These “ fascinating animals ” provide a “ glimpse of what a good part of Earth’s past ecology might have been like ”. </li></ul>
  135. 146. 57
  136. 147. Mohammed bin Laden
  137. 148. 58 <ul><li>m/ was born into a Jewish family and raised in Brooklyn, New York, and graduated from Midwood High School. He completed his undergraduate degree in International Studies at Emory University in Atlanta, Georgia, and earned a master's degree from the Yale School of Drama. His acting career has included guest roles on Guiding Light , All My Children , Law & Order: Trial by Jury , and in 2004 he portrayed God as a butcher on Joan of Arcadia . In addition to appearing in regional theater productions throughout the United States, m/ has also been seen in several national television commercials. </li></ul>
  138. 149. Adam Richman
  139. 150. 59 <ul><li>  European starlings are short, stocky birds with black coloring. Starlings are among the worst nuisance species in North America. The birds travel in enormous flocks; pose danger to air travel; disrupt farms; displace native birds; and roost on city blocks. Corrosive droppings on structures cause hundreds of millions of dollars of yearly damage. In 2008 the U.S. government poisoned, shot or trapped 1.7 million. The worst part is that, until about 1890, they did not even exist in the US. How exactly did they end up there? </li></ul>
  140. 151. <ul><li>European Starlings were released in New York by the infamous American Acclimatization Society which tried to introduce every bird species mentioned in the works of William Shakespeare to North America. The 100 birds released eventually exploded into the crisis today. </li></ul>
  141. 152. Buzz …
  142. 153. 60 [+40/-25]
  143. 154. 61
  144. 155. Disambiguation on wiki :D
  145. 156. 62 Id the shirt’s designs name.
  146. 157. Gekko Shirt
  147. 158. 63
  148. 159. Hadopelagic – Realm of Hades
  149. 160. 64
  150. 161. Medal of Honour
  151. 162. 65
  152. 163. Lyndon B Johnson
  153. 164. 66 <ul><li>This compound can be highly corrosive in the vapor form. Lead (Pb) eroded by this compound leads to brain damage, Aluminium salts in a solution of this compound lead to Alzheimer's disease, the selenium and tellurium and sulphur equivalents of this compound are violently toxic, ion exchange mechanisms are used to purify the compound for industrial use. </li></ul><ul><li>Name this compound. </li></ul>
  154. 165. WAAATTTEEERRRRR!!!!
  155. 166. 67 <ul><li>The earliest known appearance of the phrase is from The Michigan School Moderator , a journal that provided teachers with education-related news and suggestions for lessons. In an article titled &quot;Interesting Notes&quot; in the March 14, 1885 issue, the phrase is given as a suggestion for writing practice: &quot;The following sentence makes a good copy for practice, as it _________________________: 'A quick brown fox jumps over the lazy dog.' </li></ul>
  156. 167. Pangram <ul><li>Contains all the letters in the English alphabet. </li></ul>
  157. 168. 68 <ul><li>The Mahavakyas are &quot;The Great Sayings&quot; of the Upanishads, the foundational texts of Vedanta. Though there are many Mahavakyas, four of them, each from one of the four Vedas, are mentioned often as &quot;the Mahavakyas&quot;. The subject matter and the essence of all Upanishads being the same, all the Upanishadic Mahavakyas express this one universal message in the form of terse and concise statements. </li></ul><ul><li>The four Upanishadic statements indicate the ultimate unity of the individual with the creator. </li></ul>
  158. 169. <ul><li>The Mahavakyas are: </li></ul><ul><li>prajñānam brahma - &quot;Consciousness is Brahman&quot; </li></ul><ul><li>ayam ātmā brahma - &quot;This Self (Atma) is Brahman&quot; </li></ul><ul><li>tat tvam asi - &quot;Thou art That&quot; </li></ul><ul><li>X – Y[meaning] </li></ul>
  159. 170. Aham Bhramasmi – I am Brahman
  160. 171. 69 <ul><li>X is a Tamil film actor and director as well as a film score composer, screenwriter, singer, comedian, dancer and playback singer. He is also a politician in Tamil Nadu, India. He is currently the host on the Sun TV television shows Arattai Arangam and Comedy Clown as well as Pogo Live! on Pogo. A former member of the DMK, he launched his own dravidian party, the Thayaga Marumalarchi Kazhagam in 1991. In 2004, he rebranded his party under the name All India Latchiya Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam. He has stated that during the 2011 assembly elections, he would consider competing alone but later it was reported that his party did not file any nominations. </li></ul><ul><li>Name this southie LEGEND! </li></ul>
  161. 172. The von and vonly T.Rajendar
  162. 173. Buzz…
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  164. 175. 71 <ul><li>It is believed that the __________ carries with it a curse and only when in the possession of a woman will the curse not work. All the men who owned it have either lost their throne or had other misfortunes befall them. Queen Victoria is the only reigning monarch to have possessed it. According to the legend, if the monarch is a male, it is passed to his spouse. </li></ul><ul><li>The possibility of a curse pertaining to ownership of the _____dates back to a Hindu text relating to the first authenticated appearance of the ______ in 1306: &quot;He who owns this will own the world, but will also know all its misfortunes. Only God, or a woman, can wear it with impunity.&quot; </li></ul>
  165. 176. The Ko-hi-noor
  166. 177. 72 What is blanked out ?
  167. 179. 73 <ul><li>What connects : </li></ul><ul><li>An early computer </li></ul><ul><li>A pac-man/hangman combination computer game designed to run on early PPC and 68K Apple Macintosh computers. </li></ul><ul><li>Callsign of the fictional character Todd Marshall from the Wing Commander game series </li></ul><ul><li>A handheld electronic LED game created by the Ideal Toy Company </li></ul><ul><li>United States indoor football team </li></ul><ul><li>Stage name of Norwegian musician Sven Erik Kristiansen </li></ul><ul><li>1983 Movie – Flashdance   </li></ul>
  168. 181. 74 <ul><li>X is A 's favorite bedtime story and is read to him by his dad. Once, it was revealed that the author of the book is called Mabel Syrup. His dad often tires of telling the story - the content of which is left to the audience's imagination - and so he makes up newer, scarier stories to tell A , such as the story of the disembodied hand. </li></ul><ul><li>One time, it is mentioned that &quot;The literary world is abuzz about Mabel Syrup's sequel to X &quot;. The sequel is suitably entitled ‘ Y ’. </li></ul>
  169. 182. A- Calvin X - Hamster Huey and the Gooey Kablooie Y - Commander Coriander Salamander and ‘er Singlehander Bellylander
  170. 183. 75 <ul><li>At the 2001 Club in Pittsburgh, a table full of black fans kept coming to the stage and teasing the wild cherries: &quot;Are you white boys gonna play some_______?&quot; One night during a break between sets, drummer Ron Beitle, in a group meeting in the dressing room, uttered phrase: &quot;_________________&quot;. On the way back to the stage to play the next set, Rob Parissi was immediately inspired to write a song around the phrase, on a drink order pad with a pen borrowed from the bartender. The song took a total of 5 minutes to write. Which song came life because of this? </li></ul>
  171. 184. :D Play that funky music white boy!
  172. 185. LVC -2
  173. 186. Rules <ul><li>20 visuals. Non – exhaustive list. </li></ul><ul><li>2 x number of visuals remaining + 3 x number of teams not answered. </li></ul><ul><li>No negatives . </li></ul><ul><li>2 guesses per team. </li></ul><ul><li>No points on last slide.. Unlike last time! :X </li></ul><ul><li>Quizmasters discretion weder to award points or not. </li></ul><ul><li>Please WRITE down your answers. ! </li></ul>
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  193. 206. Answer. Stephen King’s works made into movies.
  194. 207. INFY IV
  195. 208. 76 <ul><li>Robert Baden-Powell, 1st Baron Baden-Powell, died January 8, 1941 </li></ul><ul><li>Arthur Somers-Cocks, 6th Baron Somers, March 1942, Chief Scout of the British Empire </li></ul><ul><li>Thomas Corbett, 2nd Baron Rowallan, April, 1945, Chief Scout of the British Commonwealth and Empire </li></ul><ul><li>Sir Charles Maclean, later Lord Maclean, September 1959, Chief Scout of the Commonwealth. He resigned as Chief Scout of the UK in September 1971, but continued as Chief Scout of the Commonwealth until August, 1975 </li></ul><ul><li>Sir William Gladstone, July 1972, Chief Scout of the United Kingdom and Overseas Territories </li></ul>
  196. 209. <ul><li>Major-General Michael J. H. Walsh, February 1982. Chief Scout of the United Kingdom and Overseas Territories </li></ul><ul><li>Sir Garth Morrison, May 1988, Chief Scout of the United Kingdom and Overseas Territories </li></ul><ul><li>George Purdy, March 1996, Chief Scout of the United Kingdom and Overseas Territories </li></ul><ul><li>Peter Duncan, July 2004, Chief Scout of the United Kingdom and Overseas Territories </li></ul><ul><li>________, 11 July 2009, Chief Scout of the United Kingdom and Overseas Territories. </li></ul>
  197. 211. 77 <ul><li>X is a semi-organised group of English cricket fans which arranges touring parties for some of its members to follow the English cricket team on overseas tours. The name is also applied to followers of the team who join in with match day activities in the crowd, but do not necessarily travel as part of an organised tour. </li></ul>
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  199. 213. The Barmy Army We all shagged Matilda [Parody of Waltzing Matilda] <ul><li>Waltzing Matilda&quot; is Australia's most widely known bush ballad, a country folk song, and has been referred to as &quot;the unofficial national anthem of Australia&quot;. </li></ul><ul><li>The title is Australian slang for travelling by foot with one's goods in a &quot;Matilda&quot; (bag) slung over one's back. The song narrates the story of an itinerant worker, or swagman, making a drink of tea at a bush camp and capturing a sheep to eat. When the sheep's ostensible owner arrives with three police officers to arrest the worker for the theft (a crime punishable by hanging), the worker commits suicide by drowning himself in the nearby watering hole, and then goes on to haunt the site. </li></ul>
  200. 214. We all shagged Matilda
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  203. 218. 79 <ul><li>Rajesh Jethpuria, a businessman from Bhopal became the first individual owner of something by paying Rs.7 lakh. What are we talking about? </li></ul>
  204. 219. <ul><li>He bought an ATM </li></ul><ul><li>Don’t ask me how! He jus did! :D </li></ul>
  205. 220. Buzz…
  206. 221. 80 <ul><li>X is a species of dung beetle, found in coastal dunes and marshes around the Mediterranean Basin. It collects balls of dung which it rolls to an underground chamber to feed its offspring. </li></ul>+20/ -15
  207. 222. 81 Put Funda..
  208. 223. You’ve lost that loving feeling by The Righteous Brothers. <ul><li>This is the song that has been played the most / maximum hours on radio.. </li></ul><ul><li>If one calculates the hours this has been on air it crosses 7 years of continuous playing! </li></ul>
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  214. 231. 85 Who and what is blanked out. Full funda puleezze..
  215. 232. Walt Disney for Snow White and seven dwarfs
  216. 233. 86 <ul><li>Finally Nordic Myth! :D </li></ul><ul><li>What is made of the following : </li></ul><ul><li>The sound of a cat's footfall </li></ul><ul><li>The beard of a woman </li></ul><ul><li>The roots of a mountain </li></ul><ul><li>The sinews of a bear </li></ul><ul><li>The breath of a fish </li></ul><ul><li>The spittle of a bird </li></ul>
  217. 234. Gleipnir <ul><li>Gleipnir is the binding that holds the mighty wolf Fenrisulfr The Gods had attempted to bind Fenrir twice before with huge chains of metal, but Fenrir was able to break free both times. Therefore, they commissioned the dwarves to forge a chain that was impossible to break. Therefore, even though Gleipnir is as thin as a silken ribbon, it is stronger than any iron chain. It was forged by in their underground realm of Svartálfaheim. </li></ul>
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  221. 240. 89 Simple!! Spoof of what ?
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  223. 243. 90 [+10/-5] <ul><li>Typhonic beast , known as a Typhon, with a curved snout, square ears, forked tail, and canine body, or sometimes as a human with only the head of the _____ an imal . It has no complete resemblance to any known creature, although it could be seen as a composite of an aardvark, a donkey, a jackal or fennec. </li></ul>
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  225. 248. <ul><li>These waterways lend their names to ship-sizes </li></ul><ul><li>Panama Canal, The Straits of Malacca and the St. Lawrence Seaway. They are called Panamax, Malaccamax and Seawaymax </li></ul>
  226. 249. 92 <ul><li>Sultan Zarawani captained UAE basically I guess because he was a sultan. He had promised his players a Mercedes Benz each if they beat SA in the world cup of 1996. No great shakes as a blower or bat he is known for a unique incident on the field what? </li></ul>
  227. 250. <ul><li>He was foolish enough not to wear a helmet while facing Allan Donald and wore a hat and was promptly hit on his head by a bouncer. Perhaps the only man to face Allan Donald without a helmet! Admitted later that it was a “Stupid thing to do.” </li></ul>
  228. 251. Serves him right! 
  229. 252. 93 <ul><li>The name of each band member was originally created by combining the first name of an iconic female sex symbol and the last name of an iconic serial killer </li></ul><ul><li>Olivia Newton Bundy, Madonna Wayne Gacy, Zsa Zsa Speck etc.. are and were in this band. </li></ul><ul><li>Who is the one known to us all from this band. </li></ul>
  230. 253. Marilyn Manson
  231. 254. 94 <ul><li>The X image was first proposed in October 2003 by Eric S. Raymond, claiming a need for a uniting and recognizable symbol for his perception of their culture. This refers to the culture around BSD, MIT, GNU, Linux, Perl, etc.; that is, the community around free software and open source. Raymond has said that one does not claim to be a X by displaying this , but suggests that &quot;by using this ,you express sympathy with X's goals, X's values, and the X way of living&quot;. The image itself is a representation of a glider formation in Conway's Game of Life. </li></ul>
  232. 255. The Hacker Emblem
  233. 256. 95 <ul><li>Arachis hypogaea is a species in the legume or &quot;bean&quot; family (Fabaceae). The cultivated ______ was probably first domesticated in the valleys of Peru. It is an annual herbaceous plant growing 30 to 50 cm (0.98 to 1.6 ft) tall. The leaves are opposite, pinnate with four leaflets (two opposite pairs; no terminal leaflet), each leaflet 1 to 7 cm (⅜ to 2¾ in) long and 1 to 3 cm (⅜ to 1 inch) broad. The flowers are a typical ___ flower in shape, 2 to 4 cm (¾ to 1½ in) across, yellow with reddish veining. After pollination, the fruit develops into a legume 3 to 7 cm (1.2 to 2.8 in) long, containing 1 to 4 seeds, which forces its way underground to mature. Hypogaea means &quot;under the earth.&quot; </li></ul>
  234. 257. Peanuts/Groundnuts
  235. 258. 96 <ul><li>Conspiracy-theorists see in it the Runic letter for death while people who disapprove of the hippies have described it as a chicken’s foot. The looniest interpretation comes from the ultra-conservative John Birch Society, which describes it as a Satanist device—‘an upside-down, broken cross’. What? </li></ul>
  236. 259. Peace YO!
  237. 260. 97 <ul><li>The X are large birds, with long pointed wings and long bills. Northern X are the largest seabirds in the North Atlantic, with a wingspan of up to 2 metres. X hunt fish by diving from a height into the sea and pursuing their prey underwater. X have a number of adaptations which enable them to do this the main being they have air sacs in their face and chest under their skin which act like bubble-wrap, cushioning the impact with the water. X can dive from a height of 30 m, achieving speeds of 100 km/h as they strike the water. This adaptation is said to have inspired Ford Automobiles to introduce airbags in their cars. X Company, Inc., is also the name of the largest newspaper publisher in the United States and also a British Cold-War era naval aircraft. Name X. </li></ul>
  238. 261. Gannet
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  243. 266. ANSWER TO THEME <ul><li>10 – Barque – Nun </li></ul><ul><li>20 – Gimli [dwarf] – Bes </li></ul><ul><li>30 – Crocs - Sobek </li></ul>
  244. 267. <ul><li>40 - battering ram – ram - Khunum </li></ul><ul><li>50 - day of the jackal – Jackal </li></ul><ul><li>- Anubis </li></ul><ul><li>60 - Black Hawk – hawk - Horus </li></ul>
  245. 268. <ul><li>70 – ibis - Toth </li></ul><ul><li>80 – scarab – Khepri </li></ul><ul><li>90 – set (animal) - Seth </li></ul>
  246. 269. <ul><li>99 - Ra </li></ul>
  247. 270. Egyptian Gods
  248. 271. 100 <ul><li>X is the title thirteenth and final novel in Lemony Snicket's A Series of Unfortunate Events . It was published on October 13, 2006. </li></ul>
  249. 272. The EnD