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Supratim Chakladar Memorial 20th Century Quiz Finals

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Supratim Chakladar Memorial 20th Century Quiz Finals

  1. 1. FINALS
  2. 2. 30 question Clockwise InfiniteBounce 10 Questions per QM.Flat Scoring.Half points are QM’s prerogative. NoNegatives. FINALS
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  4. 4. 1) Who is the only lady to havereceived the Bharat Ratnaposthumously? She was awarded in1997 a year after her death. FINALS
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  7. 7. 2) The Foreign Corrupt Practices Actwas passed in 1977, in the U.S.,primarily as a result of the activitiesof which company? FINALS
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  10. 10. 3) Which 1978 Bollywood film wasreleased in the U.S.A. subtitled‘Love Sublime’? FINALS
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  13. 13. 4) Identify the sculpture and its creator?FINALS
  14. 14. The Answer is.... FINALS
  15. 15. 4) ‘The Kiss’ by Constantin Brancusi FINALS
  16. 16. 5) a) X a) X b) C.C. Biswas b) M.C. Mahajan c) B.K. Mukherjee c) T. Singh d) A.S.M. Akram d) Din Muhammad e) S.A. Rahman e) Muhammad MunirThese two groups of people played aseminal role in the history of the sub-continent. Who is X? (Common in bothlists) FINALS
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  19. 19. 6) Opened in 2002, the House of Terroris a museum to the excessescommitted by the country’s right wingand left-wing organisations in the 20thcentury. In which city is this building,whose address is, famously mentionedin an Alistair MacLean classic? FINALS
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  22. 22. 7) Identify the model of the car. FINALS
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  25. 25. 8) In the Ukraine who are referredto as the Samosely (self-settlers)? FINALS
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  27. 27. 8) People who living voluntarily inthe Chernobyl exclusion zone. FINALS
  28. 28. 9) Operation ‘Frequent Wind’, thelargest helicopter evacuation ever,occurred in which city? FINALS
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  31. 31. 10) Which item of confectionarywas patented by George Smith inthe United States in 1931? Heclaimed to have invented it in 1908. FINALS
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  35. 35. 11) Identify the two pall bearersand the deceased? FINALS
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  38. 38. 12) Brigadier Mohammed Usmanrefused to become the chief ofstaff of the Pakistan army in 1947and stayed back in India. Whichglorious record does he hold in thehistory of the Indian army? FINALS
  39. 39. The Answer is.... FINALS
  40. 40. 12) Till date the highest rankedIndian officer to die in action(during the first Indo-Pak war of1948) FINALS
  41. 41. 13) One of the foremost Czechpoets Jan _____ , was a member ofthe influential “may school”. Howhas he been immortalized in the20th century? FINALS
  42. 42. The Answer is.... FINALS
  43. 43. 13) Ricardo Reyes Basoalto wasinspired by him and took up his title FINALS
  44. 44. 14) This song is from a film whichwas inspired by a Hollywood film.Name the original film? FINALS
  45. 45. The Answer is.... FINALS
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  47. 47. 15) This momentous event of the 20thcentury was planned by A. P. Randolphpresident of the Brotherhood of SleepingCar Porters along with James Farmer, JohnLewis, Roy Wilkins, Whitney Young and_______, who attained international fameafter the event. Name the event. FINALS
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  50. 50. 16) Identify the actress famous forher role in a series of ‘travel’ films. FINALS
  51. 51. The Answer is.... FINALS
  52. 52. 16) Sylvia Kristel who was famousfor her ‘Emmanuelle’ series of films. FINALS
  53. 53. 17) What happened as a result ofthe public outrage over theunfortunate death of Duk Koo Kimin 1982 ? FINALS
  54. 54. The Answer is.... FINALS
  55. 55. 17) He died in the Boxing ring whichled changes in professional Boxingfor the first time since 1869. FINALS
  56. 56. 18) Peter Safar (1924-2003) was an Austrianphysician of Czech origin who was instrumental insetting up the world famous Dept. ofAnaesthesiology and critical care in Pittsburgh, USA.However he was nominated for the Nobel prizethrice for a landmark contribution of his which hasled to saving of millions of lives and led to aparadigm shift amongst doctors in management ofemergency patients. What landmark contributionare we talking about? FINALS
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  59. 59. 19) What was the official reasongiven by Gamal Abdel Nasser fornationalising the Suez Canal? FINALS
  60. 60. The Answer is.... FINALS
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  62. 62. 20) A dominated any gathering, B suffused it.As passion strove to overwhelm opposition, Bsintellect would seek to persuade oroutmanoeuvre it. A was sardonic, Bpenetrating. A thought of himself as aphilosopher, B saw his role as an administratoror a negotiator. A was eager to acceleratehistory, B content to exploit its current. HenryKissinger on which dynamic duo? FINALS
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  66. 66. Audience) Identify and Connect. FINALS
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  70. 70. 21) She was credited to have created something which was iconic. Name her and theFINALS creation.
  71. 71. The Answer is.... FINALS
  72. 72. 22) Mini- SkirtFINALS
  73. 73. 22) What has just happened?FINALS
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  76. 76. 23) This man reached theRangoon hospital with 9bullets in his lungs, liver andkidneys. When he was askedby the surgeon what hadhappened he had replied “Ihave been kicked by adonkey.” Identify this famousman. FINALS
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  79. 79. 24) Bryan Rose was dismissed afterscoring 7. Derek Randall tried hisbest but was run out on 13. Then abatsman was promoted with aspecific instruction from the vicecaptain. What happened next? FINALS
  80. 80. The Answer is.... FINALS
  81. 81. 24) Ian Botham running out IanBothan vs New Zealand in 1978. FINALS
  82. 82. 25) The person on the left at the famous garden in the estate of the person on the right. Name both?FINALS
  83. 83. The Answer is.... FINALS
  84. 84. 25) Georges Clemenceau andClaude Monet. FINALS
  85. 85. 26) Invented in Venezuela by KenVezina and Paul Iria in 1865although earlier examples arepresent throughout history. What isthis product which became popularwhen marketed by the Wham-OCompany in the mid 50s? FINALS
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  88. 88. 27) He was known as the ‘Einstein ofStructural Engineering’. The lifetimeachievement medal awarded byCouncil on Tall Buildings and UrbanHabitat is named after him. SearsTower and John Hancock Centre areamongst his innovative designs. Namehim? FINALS
  89. 89. The Answer is.... FINALS
  90. 90. 27) FazrulRahman Khan FINALS
  91. 91. 28) The largest number of deathsentences for a single proper court casewas 172 out of 228 put on trial.Described by M.N. Roy as legalisedmurder, the verdict was reviewed by thehigh court and resulted in 19 deathsentences and 110 life sentences. Whatwas this case? FINALS
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  94. 94. 29) A very rare photograph of somebody contemplating his uncertain future. Who?FINALS
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  97. 97. 30) Identify the happening whichwas possible after 32 years. FINALS
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  101. 101. 30 question Anti-Clockwise InfiniteBounce 10 Questions per QM.Flat Scoring.Half points are QM’s prerogative. NoNegatives. FINALS
  102. 102. 31) Which word was selected by theAmerican Dialect Society as its wordof the 20th Century? FINALS
  103. 103. The Answer is.... FINALS
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  105. 105. 32) Identify. FINALS
  106. 106. The Answer is.... FINALS
  107. 107. 32) HAL HF-24 Marut FINALS
  108. 108. 33) The British urban planner SirPatrick Geddes, designed the corearea of which city in the 1930s? Thecity has the most number ofBauhaus style buildings. FINALS
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  111. 111. 34) Which politician, as PWDminister was instrumental inremoving from Kolkata in late 60sthe statues of the British era? FINALS
  112. 112. The Answer is.... FINALS
  113. 113. 34) Subodh Banerjee FINALS
  114. 114. 35) Carlos Saura’s upcoming movieon Picasso is titled ‘33 Days’. Why? FINALS
  115. 115. The Answer is.... FINALS
  116. 116. 35) The time he took to paint ‘Guernica’.FINALS
  117. 117. 36) Along with Burma which otherterritory was detached from BritishIndia in 1937? FINALS
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  120. 120. 37) Identify the two lead guitarists? FINALS
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  123. 123. 38) First published in 1964, this book was written withthe help of John Macdonald, chief economist ofFortune. It was the memoir of X who had been thepresident and, subsequently, chairman of a Fortune500 corporation. The 1990 edition had anintroduction by Y, who had been invited to study thatcorporation from 1943 to 1945 but whose resultant1946 book did not find favour with X. X’s memoirswere written partly as a rebuttal of the 1946 work. IdX and Y. FINALS
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  126. 126. 39) Jack Ryan, a part of the designteam for the Sparrow and Hawkmissiles, also helped design aniconic 20 century product thlaunched in 1959. What product? FINALS
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  129. 129. 40) “I immediately thought of doingthe same thing with a giant Gorilla”wrote Merian C. Cooper, in 1926. Heended up producing the 1933 versionof King Kong. What was the ‘thing’which inspired Cooper? FINALS
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  133. 133. 41) Identify.FINALS
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  136. 136. 42) Who is being portrayed on-screen? FINALS
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  139. 139. 43) ‘Dekhi nai fire’ by SamareshBasu is a book of articles on whichfamous Bengali of the 20thcentury? FINALS
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  142. 142. 44) This is a conversation during avery important discovery of the 20 thCentury:A: “Can you see anything?”B: “Yes. Wonderful things”Identify A and B. FINALS
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  144. 144. 45) Lord Carnavon and Howard Carter FINALS
  145. 145. 45) Connect and Explain. FINALS
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  148. 148. 46) This man is the first ‘chairman’ ofwhich organisation. FINALS
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  151. 151. 47) The youngest winner of the AshokChakra, there is a road in Ghatkopar,Mumbai named after to honour theindividual. Identify FINALS
  152. 152. The Answer is.... FINALS
  153. 153. 47) Neerja Bhanot FINALS
  154. 154. 48) Dutch for seal island" it was used as aleper colony and animal quarantine stationin the 19th century. In the 20th century theplace gained prominence because of thefact that it ‘housed’ two of the countrys[where it is situated]future presidents forsome time. Identify this geographical entitywhich has also been the site of several FINALSshipwrecks
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  157. 157. 49) Name the actor and the real lifeperson his character is based on? FINALS
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  160. 160. 50) ."When Matisse dies, he would be theonly painter left who understands whatcolour is". This is how Picasso describedhim. Which 20th century, great whosepaintings inspired many, including thenaming of a Musical based on a JosephStein book, are we talking about? Alsoname the musical. FINALS
  161. 161. The Answer is.... FINALS
  162. 162. 50) Fiddler on the Roof by Marc Chagall.FINALS
  163. 163. Audience) United Tasmania group inAustralia and Free Values of NewZealand were the first organizations oftheir kind which later on gainedwidespread popularity in the westernworld and its politics. In what waywere they pioneers ? FINALS
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  165. 165. Audience) First Green Parties. FINALS
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  167. 167. 51) Identify this legend. FINALS
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  170. 170. 52) Identify.FINALS
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  172. 172. 52) Francis Gary Powers FINALS
  173. 173. 53) Identify the film and the musicdirector. FINALS
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  176. 176. 54) Identify the two iconic performers.FINALS
  177. 177. The Answer is.... FINALS
  178. 178. 54) Rudolf Nuryaev and Margot Fontaine. FINALS
  179. 179. 55) The Soviet 588 Bomber thRegiment was nicknamed‘Nachthexen’ or night witches bythe Germans. Why? FINALS
  180. 180. The Answer is.... FINALS
  181. 181. 55) All women pilots. FINALS
  182. 182. 56) Who playing who on-screen? FINALS
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  185. 185. 57) Identify the popular name of thispiece of music which was named afterthe location of its famous firstperformance. FINALS
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  188. 188. 58) The lady on the left is BiruteGaldikas name the other two and theircollective nickname. FINALS
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  190. 190. 58) Jane Goodall, Diane Fossey andLeakey’s Angels FINALS
  191. 191. 59) This province rich for its diamondmines broke away from its parentcountry in 1960. The name was used asthat of a character in Raiders of theLost Ark and the film ‘Wild Geese’ wasbased on the supposed rescue of itspresident. Name this province? FINALS
  192. 192. The Answer is.... FINALS
  193. 193. 59) Katanga FINALS
  194. 194. Vote of ThanksThe family of Supratimda for gracing the occasionSanjoy Mukherjee for the wonderful trophyThe entire quizzing community of Kolkata fortheir unwavering support.My fellow Quizmasters for their cooperation andpatience while being bombarded by my toughquestions which they rightly rejected.
  195. 195. 60) This European derby match has itsorigins in the clubs being founded in theposh central district of the capital in 1908and the nearby working class port city in1925. The derby is named ‘Derby of eternalenemies’. The older club shares its logowith that of a famous Scottish club. Nameboth clubs. FINALS
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