Faccha Introductory MELA Quiz IIT BHU

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An easy MELA quiz by me (with inputs from Rohan) for 1st yearites in IIT BHU, 2013.

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Faccha Introductory MELA Quiz IIT BHU

  1. 1. Faccha Introductory Lonewolf M.E.L.A. Quiz ’cause Batman walks alone Researched and Presented by Mahendra Mohan Das
  2. 2. An “easy” MELA quiz. ;-) • Guess. Just guess. If you don’t know about any Indian actor, answer Amitabh Bachchan (or Rajinikanth). If you don’t know about any English musician, answer Michael Jackson. Who knows, you might be correct!
  3. 3. Rules • I’m Batman..So your argument is invalid..(whatever it is) • If you think I’m wrong in any question, read the above rule again. • Medium of the quiz if Hinglish. Don’t thank me, you’re welcome.
  4. 4. If you think this is Entertainment.. Then..
  5. 5. Prelims • 20 questions. • 1 mark per question. • No negative marking. • Remember the rules from the previous page. • Star questions will resolve ties (whether single star or double), in case there is any. • For equal no. of star questions, double star questions will be considered.
  6. 6. 1) An easy question to start with. • Identify the movie and the singer. • NO HALF POINTS.
  7. 7. 2) Which reality show? • This reality based show was first aired on 16th June 2007 and since then it has aired 16 seasons. • 1st season had the tag line 'Jodi jamegi, public hassegi' guarantees hysterics and aired for 13 weeks, Kashif Khan & Ali Asgar being declared the winner.
  8. 8. 3) What is X? • According to a story, X was a large cannon, which was strategically placed on the wall. A shot from a Parliamentary cannon succeeded in damaging the wall beneath X which caused the cannon to tumble to the ground. The Royalists, or Cavaliers attempted to raise X on to another part of the wall, but because the cannon was so heavy that they couldn’t place it back.
  9. 9. *4) Which character? • Born as Anakin Skywalker, this movie character was one of the main antagonists in the original trilogy and the main protagonist in the prequel trilogy. • Falling to the dark side, he ultimately redeems himself by sacrificing himself to save his son Luke.
  10. 10. 5) Who? • It was created as a replacement for Oswald the Lucky Rabbit, an earlier cartoon character created by the Disney studio for Charles Mintz of Universal Studios. His body was designed out of circles in order to make the character simple to animate, which is most noticeable in his ears. This made him easily recognizable to audiences and made his ears an unofficial personal trademark. • In 1978, it became the first cartoon character to have a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.
  11. 11. *6) • Which work of art is this minimalist poster referencing?
  12. 12. 7) Whose self-portrait?
  13. 13. **8) Telivision appearances of whom?
  14. 14. 9) Which famous character? • She is the wife of Ashok Patel. • UK-based businessman Puneetk Agarwal has tried to bring back the character ___ ___ in the form of an animated movie titled ___ ___ Movie which released for online viewing on 4th May 2013. • The filmmaker Ram Gopal Verma is reported to be making a cinema movie bringing ___ ___'s character to celluloid.
  15. 15. *10) What are they representing?
  16. 16. 11) Connect.
  17. 17. 12) Which book?
  18. 18. 13) Who? • He received powers from seven gurus who trained and blessed him with "yogic shakti which was natural power." He was the chosen warrior against evil by siddha gurus of a cult named Suryavanshi. They are followers of Sun. As part of training he trained with Kundalini Yoga to waken the 7 chakras of body and gain 'super natural' powers from them.
  19. 19. **14)• Discovered in 2008 in the remote Fuja Mountains of Indonesia, what popular nickname did this frog species get from its resemblance to a character in literature?
  20. 20. 15) Kaun? • It is a BBC television dramatisation of a famous personality where Benedict Cumberbatch is portraying the person. • Who?
  21. 21. 16) Who is he?
  22. 22. *17) Who is talking about what? • "The sport it resembles the most is Basketball which is probably the sport I enjoy watching the most. I had a lot of fun making up the rules and I have still got the notebook I did it."
  23. 23. *18) Kaun si movie? • Cathryn Bigelow became the first woman to win the Academy Award for Best Director for The Hurt Locker. • Question is, for which film did her ex-husband win the Academy Award for Best Director?
  24. 24. 19) What’s the gooooood word? • X is a musical performance that has little to do with the film in which it appears, but is presented to showcase beautiful dancing women in revealing clothes, to lend support to the marketability of the film. The term is commonly used in connection with Hindi, Kannada, Tamil and Telugu cinema, to describe a catchy, upbeat, often sexually provocative dance sequence for a song in a movie.
  25. 25. 20) Where would you see them?
  26. 26. Answers follow… • Submit your sheets. • Keep sitting. Volunteers will take the sheets from you.
  27. 27. 1) An easy question to start with. • Identify the movie and the singer. • NO HALF POINTS.
  28. 28. Aashiqui 2, Shreya Ghoshal.
  29. 29. 2) Which reality show? • This reality based show was first aired on 16th June 2007 and since then it has aired 16 seasons. • 1st season had the tag line 'Jodi jamegi, public hassegi' guarantees hysterics and aired for 13 weeks, Kashif Khan & Ali Asgar being declared the winner.
  30. 30. Comedy Circus.
  31. 31. 3) What is X? • According to a story, X was a large cannon, which was strategically placed on the wall. A shot from a Parliamentary cannon succeeded in damaging the wall beneath X which caused the cannon to tumble to the ground. The Royalists, or Cavaliers attempted to raise X on to another part of the wall, but because the cannon was so heavy that they couldn’t place it back.
  32. 32. Humpty Dumpty.
  33. 33. *4) Which character? • Born as Anakin Skywalker, this movie character was one of the main antagonists in the original trilogy and the main protagonist in the prequel trilogy. • Falling to the dark side, he ultimately redeems himself by sacrificing himself to save his son Luke.
  34. 34. Darth Vader.
  35. 35. 5) Who? • It was created as a replacement for Oswald the Lucky Rabbit, an earlier cartoon character created by the Disney studio for Charles Mintz of Universal Studios. His body was designed out of circles in order to make the character simple to animate, which is most noticeable in his ears. This made him easily recognizable to audiences and made his ears an unofficial personal trademark. • In 1978, it became the first cartoon character to have a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.
  36. 36. Mickey Mouse, who else?
  37. 37. *6) • Which work of art is this minimalist poster referencing?
  38. 38. 7) Whose self-portrait?
  39. 39. Rabindranath Tagore.
  40. 40. **8) Telivision appearances of whom?
  41. 41. Who else!
  42. 42. 9) Which famous character? • She is the wife of Ashok Patel. • UK-based businessman Puneetk Agarwal has tried to bring back the character ___ ___ in the form of an animated movie titled ___ ___ Movie which released for online viewing on 4th May 2013. • The filmmaker Ram Gopal Verma is reported to be making a cinema movie bringing ___ ___'s character to celluloid.
  43. 43. Savita Bhabhi. You Dirty minded bsatard you..
  44. 44. *10) What are they representing?
  45. 45. 11) Connect.
  46. 46. Why this kolaveri di?
  47. 47. 12) Which book?
  48. 48. 13) Who? • He received powers from seven gurus who trained and blessed him with "yogic shakti which was natural power." He was the chosen warrior against evil by siddha gurus of a cult named Suryavanshi. They are followers of Sun. As part of training he trained with Kundalini Yoga to waken the 7 chakras of body and gain 'super natural' powers from them.
  49. 49. Shaktimaan.
  50. 50. **14)• Discovered in 2008 in the remote Fuja Mountains of Indonesia, what popular nickname did this frog species get from its resemblance to a character in literature?
  51. 51. Pinocchio.
  52. 52. 15) Kaun? • It is a BBC television dramatisation of a famous personality where Benedict Cumberbatch is portraying the person. • Who?
  53. 53. 16) Who is he?
  54. 54. Johnny Depp.
  55. 55. *17) Who is talking about what? • "The sport it resembles the most is Basketball which is probably the sport I enjoy watching the most. I had a lot of fun making up the rules and I have still got the notebook I did it."
  56. 56. J. K. Rowling about Quidditch.
  57. 57. *18) Kaun si movie? • Cathryn Bigelow became the first woman to win the Academy Award for Best Director for The Hurt Locker. • Question is, for which film did her ex-husband win the Academy Award for Best Director?
  58. 58. Titanic. • James Cameron.
  59. 59. 19) What’s the gooooood word? • X is a musical performance that has little to do with the film in which it appears, but is presented to showcase beautiful dancing women in revealing clothes, to lend support to the marketability of the film. The term is commonly used in connection with Hindi, Kannada, Tamil and Telugu cinema, to describe a catchy, upbeat, often sexually provocative dance sequence for a song in a movie.
  60. 60. Item Number. (Item Song will do)
  61. 61. 20) Where would you see them?
  62. 62. Finals in a while… • SIT. DON’T YOU DARE GO. :-P
  63. 63. Faccha Introductory Lonewolf M.E.L.A. Quiz ’cause Batman walks alone Finals Researched and Presented by Mahendra Mohan Das
  64. 64. Round EK. • 12 questions, clockwise. • No infinite bounce, I have a better plan. • +10 for each correct answer. • If you surely know the answer and it’s not your turn, DON’T SPEAK IT, raise your hand, and write it down. If you’re correct, you get +10, if wrong, you get -10, there IS negative. • You are at my mercy. If every team wants hint, I might give one. I’m not that much merciless.
  65. 65. 1) Connect.
  66. 66. Answer follows…
  67. 67. Quiz. • Quiz was Charles Dickens’ nickname. • Bournvita organised BQC, one of India’s most famous quiz show ever. • Neil O’brien, India’s first quizmaster; also the father of Derek O’brien and Barry O’brien. • Dublin, where the word is said to have originated in 1791.
  68. 68. 2) FITB. • A ___ is a supernatural being in Norse mythology and Scandinavian folklore. • In Internet slang, a ___ is a person who sows discord on the Internet by starting arguments or upsetting people, by posting inflammatory, extraneous, or off-topic messages in an online community (such as a forum, chat room, or blog), either accidentally or with the deliberate intent of provoking readers into an emotional response or of otherwise disrupting normal on- topic discussion.
  69. 69. Answer follows…
  70. 70. Troll. • Learn to read the definitions and questions carefully. :-P
  71. 71. 3) Which character? • Auguste Piccard was a Swiss physicist, inventor and explorer. • Question is, he is the inspiration behind which famous comic character? • Hint: Imagine him with a goatee and a hat. Bas!
  72. 72. Answer follows…
  73. 73. Professor Calculus.
  74. 74. 4) Who? • 1.Knowledge of Literature - Nil. • 2.Knowledge of Philosophy - Nil. • 3.Knowledge of Astronomy - Nil. • 4.Knowledge of Politics - Feeble. • 5.Knowledge of Botany - Variable. Well up in belladonna, opium and poison generally. Knows nothing of practice gardening. • (contd.)
  75. 75. • 6.Knowledge of Geology - Practical, but limited. Ability to differentiate between different soils. • 7.Knowledge of Chemistry - Profound. • 8.Knowledge of Anatomy - Accurate, but unsystematic. • 9.Knowledge of Sensational Contemporary Literature - Immense. • 10. Plays the violin well. • 11.Expert boxer. • 12. Has good knowledge of law
  76. 76. Answer follows…
  77. 77. Sherlock Holmes.
  78. 78. 5) Which painting? Painter? • A theory suggests that the inspiration for the painting X came to the painter Y when he was sitting among the hills of Cape Creus of Spain. It was a hot August day. He sat there, eating a lunch, when he noticed that his Camembert cheese was melting. It was very runny. The cheese gave Y inspiration to give other objects distorted shapes as well. In tribute to the place where it was created, Y decided to make the background of the painting to seem like the cliffs of Cape Creus.
  79. 79. Answer follows…
  80. 80. Persistence of Memory, Dali.
  81. 81. 6) Who was 7th in Google’s most searched woman’s list? • 1. Lady Gaga • 2. Ke$ha • 3. Madonna • 4. Beyoncé • 5. Rihanna • 6. Britney Spears • 7. ___ ___ • 8. Miley Cyrus • 9. Paris Hilton • 10. Avril Lavigne
  82. 82. Answer follows…
  83. 83. Yes, sHE. Justin Bieber.
  84. 84. 7) Which book? • “But man is not made for defeat," he said. "A man can be destroyed but not defeated. ” -famous quote from a novel. • This book was awarded the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction in 1953 and was cited by the Nobel Committee as contributing to the awarding of the Nobel Prize in Literature to the writer in 1954.
  85. 85. Answer follows…
  86. 86. The Old Man and The Sea.
  87. 87. 8) Which famous singer/musician? • Born in 1969 in London, England, to an Indo- Pak family, as a teenager X, when performing on the piano at a TV program in Stockholm, was noticed by the famous U.S based Keyboard Magazine as being the 'Fastest man on Keyboard in the world & the Keyboard Discovery of the Nineties'. He went on to learn Indian classical music from Pandit Shivkumar Sharma, the Santoor maestro in India.
  88. 88. Answer follows…
  89. 89. Adnan Sami.
  90. 90. 9) Half points for each part. • Who is the singer? • Who is the original singer? • Link • (freeze)
  91. 91. Answer follows…
  92. 92. Chester/Linking Park, Adele. • Linkin Park Cover • Original Song by Adele
  93. 93. 10) Which beautiful actress? • As a child, she landed the role of Gertie, the younger sister of Elliott, in E.T. the Extra- Terrestrial, which made her one of the most famous child stars of the time. • She successfully made the transition from child star to adult actress with a number of films including Poison Ivy, Bad Girls, Boys on the Side, Everyone Says I Love You and Charlie’s Angels. Subsequently, she established herself in romantic comedies such as The Wedding Singer and, later, 50 First Dates.
  94. 94. Answer follows…
  95. 95. Drew Barrymore.
  96. 96. 11) What are these? • 1) The Death of Rosa Wolf • 2) Corpse in A Garden • 3) The Grim Butcher • 4) The Dockyard Killer • 5) A Russian Case • 6) Good Cop Dead Cop • 7) Death by Crucifixion • 8) Beautiful No More • And so on… • Hint: Facebook.
  97. 97. Answer follows…
  98. 98. 12) • You’ve seen this dude in Iqbal. He served as director of the Film and Television Institute of India and chairman of the Sangeet Natak Akademi; and is one of the rarest people to win both Sangeet Natak Akademi award and Jnanpith award, India’s highest honour to practicing artists and India’s highest literary honour respectively. • Who?
  99. 99. Answer follows…
  100. 100. Girish Karnad.
  101. 101. Round DO. • 12 variables. A to L. All are interlinked with each other. Hints, links and descriptions are provided in the next 2 slides. • Write down A to L and solve the variables. • +5 for each correct variable. No negative marking. • When I say “Stop,” stop. And exchange sheets.
  102. 102. • Regarded it as one of the finest shows in television history, A is an American sitcom created by David Crane and Marta Kauffman, which aired on NBC from September 22, 1994 to May 6, 2004. • B was a lead actress of A, portraying a fashion enthusiast, and is ex-wife of the famous actor C. • C’s current partner D was declared Holywood's higest-paid actress by Forbes a week ago. • In an interview, C said about the Indian actress E, “Given a chance, I would like to work with E because she’s a versatile actor. (contd.)
  103. 103. • She has worked brilliantly in films like The Mistress of Spices, The Last Legion, The Pink Panther 2 and Provoked to name a few,” he said. • After E was awarded Padmashri, it was the fifth Padma award in the family. • E’s father-in-law lent his voice in the famous song “Jodi Tor Daak Shune Keo…” written by F in the 2012 movie G, starring famous actress H. H’s debut Hindi movie was I, which was based on a Bengali novel of the same name written by J. • H is married to K, who is an Indian business person, film producer and the CEO of L.
  104. 104. Exchange sheets. Answers follow…
  105. 105. • A= F.R.I.E.N.D.S • B= Jennifer Aniston • C= Brad Pitt • D= Angelina Jolie • E= Aishwarya Rai Bachchan • F= Rabindra Nath Tagore • G= Kahaani • H= Vidya Balan • I= Parineeta • J= Sarat Chandra Chattopadhyay • K= Siddharth Roy Kapur • L= UTV Motion Pictures
  106. 106. Audience questions:
  107. 107. Who said this? About what? • “In an ever changing world, it is a single point of consistency. If my life were expressed as a function on a four-dimensional Cartesian coordinate system, that spot, at the moment I first sat on it, would be (0,0,0,0).”
  108. 108. Dr. Sheldon Cooper. • About his spot, of course!
  109. 109. Id the painting. • The figures were modeled by the artist's sister and their dentist. The woman is dressed in a colonial print apron evoking 19th-century Americana , and the couple are in the traditional roles of men and women, the man's ___ symbolizing hard labor, and the flowers over the woman's right shoulder suggesting domesticity. It is one of the most familiar images in 20th- century American art, and one of the most parodied artworks within American popular culture.
  110. 110. American Gothic.
  111. 111. Round TEEN. Just like Round EK. • 12 questions, anti-clockwise. • No infinite bounce, I have a better plan. • +10 for each correct answer. No negative. • If you surely know the answer and it’s not your turn, DON’T SPEAK IT, raise your hand, and write it down. If you’re correct, you get +10, if wrong, you get -10, there IS negative. • You are at my mercy. If every team wants hint, I might give one. I’m not that much merciless.
  112. 112. 1) Who?
  113. 113. Answer follows…
  114. 114. 2) Who is the singer? • Song • (freeze)
  115. 115. Answer follows…
  116. 116. Enjoy the song. Isn’t she a beauty? • Katy Perry
  117. 117. 3) What is this? Put funda.
  118. 118. Answer follows…
  119. 119. Hollywood Walk of Fame. • The five categories for Hollywood Walk of Fame.
  120. 120. 4) Who? • He is a professor of religious iconology and symbology (a field related to the study of historic symbols) in Harvard University. His standard attire being a turtleneck, Harris Tweed jacket, khakis, and collegiate cordovan loafers, which he wears to all instances, from lectures to social events; a frequently referred to accessory is his Mickey Mouse watch, a gift from his parents on his ninth birthday.
  121. 121. Answer follows…
  122. 122. Robert Langdon.
  123. 123. 5) Just identify this dude.
  124. 124. Answer follows…
  125. 125. Elvis Prisley.
  126. 126. 6) Which organization’s logo? • Hint: 2nd August.
  127. 127. Answer follows…
  128. 128. • Did you go to the peformance on 2nd August?
  129. 129. 7) • X loves his Aunty Maya, Uncle Bhim and girlfriend Meera Jain. • Nalin Oberoi, a local crime lord, uses an amulet to perform an ancient ritual, where he gets possessed by a demon committed to opening the gate for other demons to get back to Earth. • While being chased by other kids, X encountered an ancient yogi who gives him the power of Y to fight evil. While discovering his powers, he refused to help a woman being attacked by several men. He left the place, but came back when he heard a cry. • Id X.
  130. 130. Answer follows…
  131. 131. Pavitra Prabhakar. • Yes, yes, the Indian version of Spider-Man.
  132. 132. 8) FITB. • Stefani Joanne Angelina Germanotta, known by her stage name ___ ___, is an American singer- songwriter, record producer, activist, businesswoman, fashion designer and actress. • She has consecutively appeared on Billboard magazine's Artists of the Year, ranked fourth in VH1's list of 100 Greatest Women in Music, is placed on Forbes magazine lists, including The World's 100 Most Powerful Women from 2010 to 2013, and was named one of the most influential people in the world by Time magazine.
  133. 133. Answer follows…
  134. 134. Lady Gaga.
  135. 135. 9)• How the Whale Got His Throat • How the Camel Got His Hump • How the Rhinoceros Got His Skin • How the Leopard Got His Spots • The Elephant's Child/How the Elephant got his Trunk • The Sing-Song of Old Man Kangaroo • The Beginning of the Armadillos • How the First Letter Was Written • How the Alphabet Was Made • The Crab That Played with the Sea (contd.)
  136. 136. Who wrote these? • The Cat That Walked by Himself • The Butterfly That Stamped • The Tabu Tale
  137. 137. Answer follows…
  138. 138. Rudyard Kipling.
  139. 139. 10) I need the “___ ___” part. • William "Billy" Ray _X_ (born August 25, 1961) is an American country music singer, songwriter, actor and philanthropist, who has achieved great success worldwide. • However, he is more famous among children for acting in the role of Robby Stewart, the father of ___ Stewart or “___ ___”, played by ___ _X_, his own daughter in real life.
  140. 140. Answer follows…
  141. 141. 11) What was her debut movie?
  142. 142. Answer follows…
  143. 143. Kuch Kuch Hota Hai.
  144. 144. 12) Either X or the song please. • X is an American pop singer and dancer who gained extensive media attention with the 2011 single “___". Her mother paid $4,000 to have the single and an accompanying music video put out as a vanity label through the record label ARK Music Factory. • After the video went viral on YouTube and other social media sites, “___" was derided by many music critics and viewers, who dubbed it "the worst song ever.“ • Hint-cum-pic on next slide.
  145. 145. Answer follows…
  146. 146. Friday, Rebecca Black. • Do you really want to watch the video?
  147. 147. Round Chaar (Written) Keep It Simple,Silly.. 15 Minimalist Posters Write the answers and earn 10 points Researched and Presented by Rohan Kulkarni
  148. 148. Answers
  149. 149. That’s all, folks!  • Join our Facebook group: • https://www.facebook.com/groups/qciitv/ • And DO COME to Fine Arts workshop • 15th August, 10 A.M., G-11. • Thank you.

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