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Ken-Quest Finals

  1. 1. Rotaract Club of Nirma Institutes presents Nitin Pillai
  2. 2. Sponsored by
  3. 3. Rules• The quiz is split in 6 rounds: 2 Written, 2 Infinite Bounce, and 2 Megaconnect.• Rules of each round to be elaborated as they come.• QM’s decision is final & binding.
  4. 4. Just One Advice
  5. 5. Don’t Panic!
  6. 6. ROUND 1Write Brothers 1.0 LEGOSPHERE
  7. 7. • 8 slides depicting LEGO re-creation offamous movie scenes. Identify theMovie.• +5 for the correct answer. NoNegatives.• +10 bonus for getting all correct.• All answers to be “WRITTEN DOWN”
  8. 8. 0th Question
  9. 9. TITANIC
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  18. 18. EXCHANGE SHEETS ANSWERS FOLLOW
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  20. 20. INCEPTION
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  22. 22. INGLOURIOUS BASTERDS
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  24. 24. THE ADAMS FAMILY
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  26. 26. SILENCE OF THE LAMBS
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  28. 28. PULP FICTION
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  31. 31. THE GOOD, THE BAD & THE UGLY
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  33. 33. THE EXORCIST
  34. 34. ROUND 2 Infinite Bounce• 12 Questions in this round• Each correct answer +10.• No Negatives.
  35. 35. 1This is the flag of the “Lord’sResistance Army” a guerilla militantgroup found in 1987 mainly active inthe African Continent.It is led by a person, who proclaimshimself the spokesperson of God.Ideologically, the group claims to beestablishing a theocratic state basedon the Ten Commandments and localtradition but are accused ofwidespread human rights violations.Who is the most (in)famous leader ofthis group?
  36. 36. JOSEPH KONY
  37. 37. 2The Narcissus genus ofmostly spring floweringbulbs. It is named after theGreek Mythology characterNarcissus who fell in lovewith his won reflection anddied.Two of the less popularvarieties of it arePaperwhite and Jonquils.However the third variety isthe most famous andimmortalized in Literature.What?
  38. 38. DAFFODIL(William Wordsworth)
  39. 39. 3• According to a folklore in AndhraPradesh, once while riding his chariot Karnacame across a young girl crying because shehas dropped her pot of milk on the groundand she fears punishment at the hands ofher step-mother.• Out of compassion, Karna takes the wetearth and squeezes milk out of the soil backinto the pot. The girl goes away happy butBhoomidevi is annoyed with Karna forcausing her pain. What did she do?
  40. 40. She cursed him that caused hischariot to be trapped in earth during the battle.
  41. 41. 4Give funda behind these rankings given to thetennis players by the Telegraph newspaper in2011?1. Michelle Larcher De Brito (109)2. Maria Sharapova (101)3. Monica Seles (93.2)4. Serena Williams (88.9)5. Venus Williams (85)6. Victoria Azarenka (83.5)7. Elena Bovina (81)8. Anna Kournikova (78.5)9. Kim Clijsters (75)10. Elena Dementieva (73)
  42. 42. Decibel Level of their grunts!
  43. 43. 5•During the time of British Raj, the children of British Officersstudied in Indian schools built by the Englishmen. With thelack of quality books available by Indian authors on thesubject __X__ and __Y__ wrote these books and publishedit in 1935.• These books were widely adopted by Indian and Pakistanischools in the post British era and missionary schools inBurma and has still got a iconic status and used as astandard textbook in the subject in many schools in India.• The Samosapedia describe __X__ and __Y__ as “Twofirangi goras, who torture school-children and JAMmersin India with their arcane rules”
  44. 44. WREN & MARTIN
  45. 45. 6The Mexican free-tailed bat, is a Be, what you wanna be,medium-sized bat that is native taking things the way, theyto the Americas and is widely come,regarded as one of the most nothing is as nice as findingabundant mammals in North paradiseAmerica. Connect it to what is ______ __ __________written on the right to give thename of an Iconic Brand. Living live the easy way, got your way to let it run, nothing is as cool as drifting in the sun light, ______ __ __________ la la la ________, la la la ________,
  46. 46. Question 6.flv
  47. 47. Bacardi(Sipping the Bacardi Blast!)
  48. 48. 7Identify the character from its skeleton.
  49. 49. Sonic the Hedgehog
  50. 50. 8•In 1961 ___X___ joined Reuters and then BBC as ajournalist. He was on of the correspondent sent to cover theNigerian Civil War in 1967.• In 2006 in an article published in “Timeonline” headmitted that he financed a group of 13 men from Nigeria tolaunch a coup against Equatorial Guinea by kidnapping itsPresident Fransisco Macia Nguema. However he failed inEquatorial Guinea when a Spanish co-conspirator did notturn come up with the ammunition.• He came back from this foiled mission and wrote __Y__ in1973 based on his experiences which is considered bymany as a textbook on the subject.
  51. 51. X: Frederick Forsyth Y: Dogs of War
  52. 52. 9The Lower Keys Marsh Rabbit, isan endangered species of theMarch Rabbit. found in marshesand swamps of coastal regions ofthe Eastern and Southern UnitedStates. It is a strong swimmer andfound only near regions of water.The scientific name of this specie“Sylvilagus palustris ___X___” hasbeen aptly named after a famousmedia personality.Who?
  53. 53. Hugh Hefner, who else!(Sylvilagus palustris hefneri)
  54. 54. 10Put funda behind this meme and what hasbeen blanked out?
  55. 55. Picasso(Cubism)
  56. 56. 11Google Donated around €1 million to this event/organization in2011? What?
  57. 57. INTERNATIONAL MATHEMATICAL OLYMPIAD
  58. 58. 12“A Glass And A Half Full Productions” is thein-house production unit dedicated toadvertisement campaign of whichcompany?The phrase was originally used to explainthe amount of milk in every half-pound ofthis product. But due to new Europeanstandards this phrase had to be droppedfrom the product .
  59. 59. Cadbury
  60. 60. 13Statue erected in whose honour?
  61. 61. King Leonidas(Flag of Greece in background)
  62. 62. Scores Please!
  63. 63. Audience• Dr. Ralph Steinman won the Nobel Prize for medicine in 2011 for his work in the immune system.• However he became the first person in Nobel Prize history to be credited with a certain feat. What?
  64. 64. He was awarded theposthumously after changing the rules.
  65. 65. ROUND 3WRITE BROTHERS 2.0
  66. 66. • 7 slides showing fictitious tweets by famouspersonalities,• + 5 for each correct answer. No Negatives• + 10 Bonus for getting all correct.
  67. 67. 0th Question (Audience)
  68. 68. Brutus(Assassination of Julius Caesar)
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  76. 76. Exchange Sheets Answers Follow
  77. 77. 1
  78. 78. Moses(The Ten Commandments)
  79. 79. 2
  80. 80. Johannes Gutenberg(Invention of Printing Press)
  81. 81. 3
  82. 82. Charles Dickens(A Tale of Two Cities)
  83. 83. 4
  84. 84. Martin Luther King Jr. (I Have a Dream)
  85. 85. 5
  86. 86. Abraham Lincoln(Assassinated at Ford Theatre)
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  88. 88. Adolf Hitler(Excellent Painter)
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  90. 90. ANNE FRANK(DIARY OF A YOUNG GIRL)
  91. 91. ROUND 4 Infinite Bounce• 13 Questions in this round• Each correct answer +10• No Negatives. So feel free to guess• QM’s decision is the last word etc. etc.
  92. 92. 14On his website he describes himself as thus:I’m a sparkling conversationalist , a globetrotter onthe internet and by far the coolest person in theworld. I have two left feet for the right moves and ama 117% of pure cool awesomeness.When I was born everybody said “PARTY” so Ithought my name was “PARTY”. Even if no one said“PARTY” I was there. Because I thought it was asurprise party!BTW my name is ____X____.You can address me as Bro, Hommie or “YourAwesomeness”. Who?
  93. 93. Appy Fizz
  94. 94. 15The Mongols under the leadership of Kublai Khanattempted to invade Japan twice in 1274 and 1281AD. On each of those two occasions the Mongolsgained a toehold on Japanese soil, but then a"divine wind", supposedly stirred up by Japansprotective deities, ravaged the invasion fleets andforced the Mongols back to their continental bases.The Japanese word for “divine wind” or “GodWind” was only used colloquially until 1945 whenthey used it for a major task and the world came toknow about it.What?
  95. 95. KAMIKAZE
  96. 96. 16He was a trained French lawyer by professionand was an amateur mathematician who is givencredit for early developments that ledto infinitesimal calculus. He is also recognizedfor his contribution to number theory, analyticalgeometry, probability and optics.However non-mathematicians and commonjunta only know him by a conjecture scribbledby him on the margin of a book on mathematicsthat he was reading. He never again mentionedabout this conjecture before his death. Themargin note was available after his son releasedthe book with the argument and the margin notecame to be known as ___X___.
  97. 97. Pierre de Fermat(Fermat’s Last Theorem)
  98. 98. 17__X__ is a fried ball or patty made from groundchickpeas or fava beans. It is generally served withround or flat bread.This food item gets it name from the Arabic wordfor pepper which itself is derived from the Sanskritword pippali (long pepper).It is eaten throughout the Middle East. TheEgyptians claim to have made it as a replacementfor meat but now it’s found throughout the worldmostly as street food.
  99. 99. Falafel
  100. 100. 18The “Free as a man”design, based upon ahuman hand and a bird inflight, was created bySerbian designer PredragStakic. It has beenaccepted as theInternational Symbol forsomething. What?
  101. 101. Human rights
  102. 102. 19The Prince of Mars is the first among theseries of novel written by Edgar RiceBurroughs. It is set in the fictitious worldland called barsoom which is a romanticvision of dying Mars.While depicting many outlandishinventions, and advanced technology, it is asavage world of honor & noble sacrificefilled with lost cities, heroic adventures andforgotten ancient secrets.The character ____X____ made his firstappearance in this book in 1912 and hiscentenary was celebrated in 2012 in aparticular way.Who is this Prince of Mars being talkedabout?
  103. 103. John Carter
  104. 104. 20What has been blanked out
  105. 105. Britannica Encyclopedia
  106. 106. 21What is this video allabout?
  107. 107. Angry Birds theme song
  108. 108. 22• Trademark Design of a famous product which was first made in 1912.• The name of this product is an African American slang for “Black on the outside and white on inside”
  109. 109. Oreo
  110. 110. 23• He was born in 1973 in the Etawa district in Uttar Pradesh.• He studied at Sainik School in Dhaulpur Rajasthan. Hethen did his Bachelor of Engineering and Masters in CivilEngineering from University of Mysore, Karnataka. He laterobtained a Masters in Environmental Engineering from theUniversity of Sydney, Australia.• He is married to his childhood sweetheart Dimple with twokids. As a keen Environmentalist he was contemplating ontaking up water pollution projects when his father introducedhim to a different career path.• Technically speaking, he has covered 2.5 times the lengthof Tour de France track on bicycle.•Who are we talking about?
  111. 111. Akhilesh Yadav
  112. 112. 24Put funda.
  113. 113. The Hindu’s take on Page 3 news published by TOI
  114. 114. 25•This word finds its use in Judaism and Christianity. It isbasically derived from the modification of words fromGreek, Latin, Hebrew and Aramaic.• In Christianity it refers to a shout of praise and worship andadoration, or referring to a cry of salvation expressing anappeal for divine help.• The word found its way into a 2010 Tamil movie songcomposed by A R Rahman. Here the word is used as anexclamation of joy when a man sees his beloved.•However The Catholic Christian Secular Forum (CSF)objected to this song and asked film-makers Fox Star Studiosto remove it from the final cut of the Hindi remake of the song.What is the word?
  115. 115. Hosanna
  116. 116. 26 (Open)/+15Connect these pictures to the world sports.
  117. 117. Nicknames of Australian CricketersDon- Donald BradmanThe Afghan- Mark WaughPigeon- Glenn McgrathKasper- Michael KasprowiczPup- Michael ClarkeBing – Brett Lee
  118. 118. Mega-Connect 1.0• 10 Slides in all.• + 10 for each individual slides. NoNegatives• Points for the Mega-Connect written on thetop• Exhaustive List.
  119. 119. 1 (+100/0)The scientific name is Xiphias gladius andknown as “broadbill” in many countries.Give me the popular name for it.
  120. 120. 2 (+90/-20)This specie of tortoise is native to an island lying tothe west of Ecuador. Spanish explorers whodiscovered the islands in the 16th century named itafter the Spanish name for tortoise. We know thisIsland by a famous voyage made by a scientist onthe ship HMS Beagle which led to the proposal of afamous scientific theory.Name the specie
  121. 121. 3 (+80/-20) Who are:Fili, Kili, Oin, Gloin, Thorin, Dwalin, Balin, Bifur, Bofur, Bombur, Dori, Nori, and Ori .
  122. 122. 4 (+70/-20) ID
  123. 123. 5 (+60/-20)Born in the Warangal district of Andhra Pradesh, he didhis specialization in Law from Fergusson College, Pune.He Became the 9th Prime Minister of India in 1991. Heheld the Industries portfolio and was personallyresponsible for the dismantling of the Licence Raj as thiscame under the purview of the Industries Ministry.He is best remembered for employing Dr. ManmohanSingh as his Finance Minister and is referred toas Chanakya for his ability to steer tough economic andpolitical legislation through the parliament.He could speak 15 languages. He died in 2004.
  124. 124. 6 (+50/-20)Virgin Comic basedon whose life?
  125. 125. 7 (+40/-10)__X__ is a play ground located near New Delhi RailwayStation and Delhi Gate.The place was originally a large pond before 1930. It wasfilled up in the early 1930s so that an annual theatrical dramacould be shifted here from the flood plains behind Red Fort. Itquickly became a popular site for political meetings, withGandhiji, Nehru, Sardar Patel and other top nationalist leadersaddressing rallies here. A small pond is still there inside theground as a remembrance of its history.The place was very much in news last year due to a specificevent.What?
  126. 126. 8 (+30/- 10)The photo shows GeorgeHarrison posing with A CBhaktivedanta SwamiPrabhupada. Whichorganizationheadquartered inBangalore did he found?
  127. 127. 9 (+20/-10)Id the monument & what according to general belief does it contain?
  128. 128. 10 (+10/0)What connects these four Pictures?
  129. 129. And the Mega-Connect is……..
  130. 130. Avatars of Lord Vishnu
  131. 131. 1The scientific name is Xiphias gladius andknown as “broadbill” in many countries.Give me the popular name for it.
  132. 132. Swordfish(Matsya, the fish)
  133. 133. 2This specie of tortoise is native to an island lying tothe west of Ecuador. Spanish explorers whodiscovered the islands in the 16th century named itafter the Spanish name for tortoise. We know thisIsland by a famous voyage made by a scientist onthe ship HMS Beagle which led to the proposal of afamous scientific theory.Name the specie
  134. 134. Galapagos Tortoise(Kurma, the tortoise)
  135. 135. 3 Who are:Fili, Kili, Oin, Gloin, Thorin, Dwalin, Balin, Bifur, Bofur, Bombur, Do ri, Nori, and Ori.
  136. 136. The Dwarfs in the movie Hobbit (Vamana, the dwarf)
  137. 137. 4ID
  138. 138. Pumba(Varaha, the boar)
  139. 139. 5Born in the Warangal district of Andhra Pradesh, he didhis specialization in Law from Fergusson College, Pune.He Became the 9th Prime Minister of India in 1991. Heheld the Industries portfolio and was personallyresponsible for the dismantling of the Licence Raj as thiscame under the purview of the Industries Ministry.He is best remembered for employing Dr. ManmohanSingh as his Finance Minister and is referred toas Chanakya for his ability to steer tough economic andpolitical legislation through the parliament.He could speak 15 languages. He died in 2004.
  140. 140. P V Narasimha Rao(Narasimha, the half man-lion)
  141. 141. 6Virgin Comic basedon whose life?
  142. 142. Parashurama
  143. 143. 7__X__ is a play ground located near New Delhi RailwayStation and Delhi Gate.The place was originally a large pond before 1930. It wasfilled up in the early 1930s so that an annual theatrical dramacould be shifted here from the flood plains behind Red Fort. Itquickly became a popular site for political meetings, withGandhiji, Nehru, Sardar Patel and other top nationalist leadersaddressing rallies here. A small pond is still there inside theground as a remembrance of its history.The place was very much in news last year due to a specificevent.What?
  144. 144. Ramlila Maidan (Rama)
  145. 145. 8The photo shows GeorgeHarrison posing with A CBhaktivedanta SwamiPrabhupada. Whichorganizationheadquartered inBangalore did he found?
  146. 146. International Society of Krishna Consciousness ISKCON
  147. 147. 9Id the monument & what according to general belief does it contain?
  148. 148. Sanchi Stupa, relics of Buddha
  149. 149. 10What connects these four Pictures?
  150. 150. Kalki Koechlin
  151. 151. Megaconnect 2.0• 6 slides containing abstract images• Find a common connect between them• No Points for Individual Slides.• Points shown on each slide.
  152. 152. 1 (+60/0)
  153. 153. 2 (+50/-10)
  154. 154. 3 (+40/-10)
  155. 155. 4 (+30/-10)
  156. 156. 5 (+20/-5)
  157. 157. 6 (+10/-5)
  158. 158. 7 (+5/0)
  159. 159. 7And the connect is………..
  160. 160. Zodiac Signs
  161. 161. 1
  162. 162. Ram(Aries) Lamborghini (Taurus)
  163. 163. 2
  164. 164. Twins Crab(Gemini) (Cancer)
  165. 165. 3
  166. 166. Leo Tolstoy Virgin Mary (Leo) (Virgo)
  167. 167. 4
  168. 168. Scales Scorpion King(Libra) (Scorpio)
  169. 169. 5
  170. 170. Goatee Centaur(Capricon) (Sagittarius)
  171. 171. 6
  172. 172. Water Carrier Fish Face (Aquarius) (Pisces)
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  174. 174. Zodiac Watches
  175. 175. BackupsExplain the funda behind this image.
  176. 176. Pirate Bay to continue with only magnet files
  177. 177. 2Movie released in 1977. Why is it doing therounds in the media?
  178. 178. Agent Vinod
  179. 179. 3• Dr. Ralph Steinman won the Nobel Prize for medicine in 2011 for his work in the immune system.• However he became the first person in Nobel Prize history to be credited with a certain feat. What?
  180. 180. He was awarded theposthumously after changing the rules.
  181. 181. 4What is being parodied by this Fredo & Pidgincartoon strip ?
  182. 182. SOPA(Stop Online Piracy Act)

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