BVCOE Quiz Club                Weekly QuizQuizmasters: Surabhi Garhwal and Karthikeya Ramesh
Format :• Pens and paper round• All questions in AV• +1/-0 for right/wrong.• Part points depending on the Q and your A.Rul...
1. Famous hoarding held up at whose funeral?• “Maradona good, Pele better, ____________”
“George Best”
2. Which word has been blanked out? And who/what is it a reference to?
Mario Miranda
#3• The company name is based on the surname  of the founder August Horch, his surname  meaning listen in German - which, ...
• Audi
#4• AV question : Identify the singer• (Track played : Revival from AR Rahman’s  Vande Mataram album)• http://www.youtube....
• AR Rahman himself, voice modulated to sound  like a female singer.
#5• Which aircraft manufacturer has been  awarded the contract for the Indian Air Force’s  Medium Multi-Role Combat Aircra...
Dassault Rafale
6.Exhaustive connect. Chronologically    placed when taken clockwise.
Title Sponsors of Cricket ODI World                   Cups•   Prudential : 1975-1983•   Reliance : 1987•   Benson & Hedges...
#7X, generally regarded as having been inventedin India by British Army officers, is popular in many of theEnglish-speakin...
Snooker
#8Awards:-• British House of Commons Shield, 1998• Voted Homecoming San Dieguito High School, Class of  1999• Named as one...
Anoushka Shanker
#9The show was first launched on radio in 1972. Itwas anchored by Hamid Sayani, a well-known talkshow host. Four years lat...
(contd) The online campaign poster.
#10• "A body of clay, a mind full of play, a moment’s life - thats me"   that is how he used to introduce himself.• He is ...
Harivansh Rai Bachchan
11. Ad for?
Monster.com‘Caught in the wrong job?’
12. Who is awarded the Daphne Akhurst Memorial Cup?
The winner of the AustralianOpen women’s singles title.
#13• The very first company to offer ___________ was the St.  Lawrence Agency in Altamonte Springs, Florida. The  company ...
Alien Abduction Insurance
14. This panel has been photoshopped.What is the significance of the edited part?
How Bruce Wayne ended up choosing the Bat as his symbol
15. Group of forty five youth recruits of the Indian NationalArmy who were sent to the __________ to train as fighterpilot...
The Tokyo Boys
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BVCOE QC Meet - 1st Feb 2012

  1. 1. BVCOE Quiz Club Weekly QuizQuizmasters: Surabhi Garhwal and Karthikeya Ramesh
  2. 2. Format :• Pens and paper round• All questions in AV• +1/-0 for right/wrong.• Part points depending on the Q and your A.Rules :1. The QM is always correct.2. Remember Rule 1.
  3. 3. 1. Famous hoarding held up at whose funeral?• “Maradona good, Pele better, ____________”
  4. 4. “George Best”
  5. 5. 2. Which word has been blanked out? And who/what is it a reference to?
  6. 6. Mario Miranda
  7. 7. #3• The company name is based on the surname of the founder August Horch, his surname meaning listen in German - which, when translated into Latin, becomes _______. FITB
  8. 8. • Audi
  9. 9. #4• AV question : Identify the singer• (Track played : Revival from AR Rahman’s Vande Mataram album)• http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MRPpSgR qtRc
  10. 10. • AR Rahman himself, voice modulated to sound like a female singer.
  11. 11. #5• Which aircraft manufacturer has been awarded the contract for the Indian Air Force’s Medium Multi-Role Combat Aircraft? Also name the specific make of aircraft.
  12. 12. Dassault Rafale
  13. 13. 6.Exhaustive connect. Chronologically placed when taken clockwise.
  14. 14. Title Sponsors of Cricket ODI World Cups• Prudential : 1975-1983• Reliance : 1987• Benson & Hedges : 1991• Wills : 1995 After 1995, the tournament has been known simply as the ICC Cricket World Cup; they have not had a title sponsor since.
  15. 15. #7X, generally regarded as having been inventedin India by British Army officers, is popular in many of theEnglish-speaking and Commonwealth countries, with topprofessional players attaining multi-million pound careerearnings from the game. The sport is now increasinglypopular in China.The word X also has military origins, being a slang term forfirst-year cadets or inexperienced personnel. One version ofevents states that Colonel Sir Neville Chamberlain of theDevonshire regiment was playing this new game when hisopponent failed to ________ and Chamberlain called him a X.It thus became attached to the ________ game now bearingits name as inexperienced players were labelled as X.Identify X.
  16. 16. Snooker
  17. 17. #8Awards:-• British House of Commons Shield, 1998• Voted Homecoming San Dieguito High School, Class of 1999• Named as one of 20 Asian Heroes by the Asia edition of Time in 2004• Nominated for a Grammy award in 2003 in the World Music category for her third-album, Live at Carnegie Hall. She was the youngest-ever and first woman nominee in this category.• In 2005 she was nominated for another Grammy, in the Best Contemporary World Music category for her fourth album RISE.Identify the person who has been awarded as mentioned above.
  18. 18. Anoushka Shanker
  19. 19. #9The show was first launched on radio in 1972. Itwas anchored by Hamid Sayani, a well-known talkshow host. Four years later, his brother Ameentook over upon Hamids death. It was launched onZee TV in 1992, completing a transition from radioto the visual medium. In 2000, the show shifted toSony TV. After a few years of waning viewerinterest, the show was taken down briefly; only tomake a comeback to the small screen in 2011.This followed an intense public campaign, largelyorganized on Facebook, to bring the programmeback on TV (pic on next slide).Which programme?
  20. 20. (contd) The online campaign poster.
  21. 21. #10• "A body of clay, a mind full of play, a moment’s life - thats me" that is how he used to introduce himself.• He is the second Indian to get his doctorate in English literature from Cambridge.• Nominated to the Indian Rajya Sabha in 1966 and received the Sahitya Akademi award three years later.• In 1976 he was honoured with the Padma Bhushan for his immense contribution to Hindi literature.• He was also honoured with the Saraswati Samman, the Sovietland Nehru Award and the Lotus Award of the Afro-Asian writers’ conference, for his unique contribution to the world of letters.• His next generation became even more famous, but in a different field.• Who are we talking about?
  22. 22. Harivansh Rai Bachchan
  23. 23. 11. Ad for?
  24. 24. Monster.com‘Caught in the wrong job?’
  25. 25. 12. Who is awarded the Daphne Akhurst Memorial Cup?
  26. 26. The winner of the AustralianOpen women’s singles title.
  27. 27. #13• The very first company to offer ___________ was the St. Lawrence Agency in Altamonte Springs, Florida. The company says that it has paid out at least two claims. The company pays the claimant $1 per year until their death or for 1 million years, whichever comes first.• Over 20,000 people have purchased the insurance. The insurance is normally purchased by the "feeble- minded", according to Simon Burgess. Prominent policyholders have included Shirley MacLaine.• On a more bizarre note, the Heavens Gate religious group had purchased ___________ before their mass suicide.• “Let’s face it,” said Burgess, “insurance is so tedious that if I can enlighten my dreary life with a bit of humour every now and again, I will."• What?
  28. 28. Alien Abduction Insurance
  29. 29. 14. This panel has been photoshopped.What is the significance of the edited part?
  30. 30. How Bruce Wayne ended up choosing the Bat as his symbol
  31. 31. 15. Group of forty five youth recruits of the Indian NationalArmy who were sent to the __________ to train as fighterpilots in 1944. What were they known as?
  32. 32. The Tokyo Boys

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