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THE NSIT QUIZ CLUB
The General Quiz
Prelims
THE NSIT QUIZ CLUB
Rules
• 21 questions – for shagun.
• 4 star marked questions – 3, 8, 13, and
18.
• 6 teams move on to t...
THE NSIT QUIZ CLUB
Q1.
• For years, super-fans of X have put all his
work under a microscope and come to the
theory that h...
THE NSIT QUIZ CLUB
Q2.
• Orissa X is a geographically tagged product of Odisha. Also known
as "Bandha of Orissa", it is ma...
THE NSIT QUIZ CLUB
Q2.
THE NSIT QUIZ CLUB
Q3*.
• X is an antisemitic fabricated text purporting to describe a Jewish
plan for global domination.
...
THE NSIT QUIZ CLUB
Q4.
• X was originally designed and programmed by Russian
programmer Alexey Pajitnov. It was released o...
THE NSIT QUIZ CLUB
Q5.
• Tradition suggests that Thomas Wolsey first served X with Y
at a banquet in 1509. It isn't entire...
THE NSIT QUIZ CLUB
Q6.
• Vinyl records used to play music were banned by the
Nazis during their occupation of France. Henc...
THE NSIT QUIZ CLUB
Q7.
• X, “a Bemusement Park”, was a temporary art project
organised by street artist Banksy opened in W...
THE NSIT QUIZ CLUB
THE NSIT QUIZ CLUB
THE NSIT QUIZ CLUB
Q8*.
• An X is a terse saying, expressing a general truth,
principle, or astute observation, and spoken...
THE NSIT QUIZ CLUB
Q9.
• X’s contributions to the science fiction genre as publisher were so significant
that, along with ...
THE NSIT QUIZ CLUB
Q10.
• X is a town on the Coromandel coast. It is believed to
have existed since the 3rd century BCE, a...
THE NSIT QUIZ CLUB
Q11.
• X, is a road in Lutyens' Delhi, which was formerly
called Albuquerque Road. The name of the road...
THE NSIT QUIZ CLUB
Q12.
• Starting with only a group of 10 in 2009, it now has 40 members, made up
largely of Sydneysiders...
THE NSIT QUIZ CLUB
Q13*.
• The Rumi Darwaza in Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh, India,
is an imposing gateway which was built under...
THE NSIT QUIZ CLUB
Q14.
• X is a Romance language spoken predominantly in the southeastern Swiss
canton of Grisons, where ...
THE NSIT QUIZ CLUB
Q15.
• This version of "Unchained Melody” stayed
at number 1 for 7 weeks on the UK Chart,
selling more ...
THE NSIT QUIZ CLUB
THE NSIT QUIZ CLUB
Q16.
• X Vedanta is a school of Hindu philosophy and religious
practice. X refers to the idea that the ...
THE NSIT QUIZ CLUB
Q17.
• “Doin’ It with Class: The X Dot to Dot” is a
connect-the-dots book by X.
• It was released by Su...
THE NSIT QUIZ CLUB
Q18*.
• The story of the city of X is recorded in Genesis 11:1–9.
• Everyone on earth spoke the same la...
THE NSIT QUIZ CLUB
Q19.
• The following are excerpt from a book called Bard of the
Deal by Hart Seeley. What is the book a...
THE NSIT QUIZ CLUB
DONALD TRUMP’S BOOK
REVIEWS!
THE NSIT QUIZ CLUB
Q20.
THE NSIT QUIZ CLUB
Q21.
THE NSIT QUIZ CLUB
ANSWERS!
THE NSIT QUIZ CLUB
Q1.
• For years, super-fans of X have put all his
work under a microscope and come to the
theory that h...
THE NSIT QUIZ CLUB
A1.
• Quentin Tarantino
THE NSIT QUIZ CLUB
Q2.
• Orissa X is a geographically tagged product of Odisha. Also known
as "Bandha of Orissa", it is ma...
THE NSIT QUIZ CLUB
Q2.
THE NSIT QUIZ CLUB
A2.
Orissa Ikat
THE NSIT QUIZ CLUB
Q3*.
• X is an antisemitic fabricated text purporting to describe a Jewish
plan for global domination.
...
THE NSIT QUIZ CLUB
A3.
• The Protocols of the Elders of Zion or The
Protocols of the Meetings of the Learned
Elders of Zion
THE NSIT QUIZ CLUB
Q4.
• X was originally designed and programmed by Russian
programmer Alexey Pajitnov. It was released o...
THE NSIT QUIZ CLUB
A4.
• Tetris
THE NSIT QUIZ CLUB
Q5.
• Tradition suggests that Thomas Wolsey first served X with Y
at a banquet in 1509. It isn't entire...
THE NSIT QUIZ CLUB
A5.
Strawberries and Cream
THE NSIT QUIZ CLUB
Q6.
• Vinyl records used to play music were banned by the
Nazis during their occupation of France. Henc...
THE NSIT QUIZ CLUB
A6.
Disco, from Discotheque
THE NSIT QUIZ CLUB
Q7.
• X, “a Bemusement Park”, was a temporary art project
organised by street artist Banksy opened in W...
THE NSIT QUIZ CLUB
THE NSIT QUIZ CLUB
THE NSIT QUIZ CLUB
A7.
THE NSIT QUIZ CLUB
Q8*.
• An X is a terse saying, expressing a general truth,
principle, or astute observation, and spoken...
THE NSIT QUIZ CLUB
A8.
• Aphorism
THE NSIT QUIZ CLUB
Q9.
• X’s contributions to the science fiction genre as publisher were so significant
that, along with ...
THE NSIT QUIZ CLUB
A9.
• Hugo Gernsback
• Award: Hugos
THE NSIT QUIZ CLUB
Q10.
• X is a town on the Coromandel coast. It is believed to
have existed since the 3rd century BCE, a...
THE NSIT QUIZ CLUB
A10.
• Machilipatnam or Masulipatam
THE NSIT QUIZ CLUB
Q11.
• X, is a road in Lutyens' Delhi, which was formerly
called Albuquerque Road. The name of the road...
THE NSIT QUIZ CLUB
A11.
• Tees January Road
THE NSIT QUIZ CLUB
Q12.
• Starting with only a group of 10 in 2009, it now has 40 members, made up
largely of Sydneysiders...
THE NSIT QUIZ CLUB
A12.
• Ritchie Benaud Support crowd.
THE NSIT QUIZ CLUB
Q13*.
• The Rumi Darwaza in Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh, India,
is an imposing gateway which was built under...
THE NSIT QUIZ CLUB
A13.
• Lucknow Metro Rail Corporation logo
THE NSIT QUIZ CLUB
Q14.
• X is a Romance language spoken predominantly in the southeastern Swiss
canton of Grisons, where ...
THE NSIT QUIZ CLUB
A14.
• Romansh
THE NSIT QUIZ CLUB
Q15.
• This version of "Unchained Melody” stayed
at number 1 for 7 weeks on the UK Chart,
selling more ...
THE NSIT QUIZ CLUB
THE NSIT QUIZ CLUB
A15.
• Bronn from Game of Thrones
THE NSIT QUIZ CLUB
Q16.
• X Vedanta is a school of Hindu philosophy and religious
practice. X refers to the idea that the ...
THE NSIT QUIZ CLUB
A16.
• X – Advaita
• Y – Dvaita
THE NSIT QUIZ CLUB
Q17.
• “Doin’ It with Class: The X Dot to Dot” is a
connect-the-dots book by X.
• It was released by Su...
THE NSIT QUIZ CLUB
A17.
• Kim Kardashian
THE NSIT QUIZ CLUB
Q18*.
• The story of the city of X is recorded in Genesis 11:1–9.
• Everyone on earth spoke the same la...
THE NSIT QUIZ CLUB
A18.
• City of Babel or Tower of Babel
THE NSIT QUIZ CLUB
Q19.
• The following are excerpt from a book called Bard of the
Deal by Hart Seeley. What is the book a...
THE NSIT QUIZ CLUB
A19.
• Humorist and reporter Hart Seely has turned Donald
Trump’s interviews, speeches, and tweets into...
THE NSIT QUIZ CLUB
DONALD TRUMP’S BOOK
REVIEWS!
THE NSIT QUIZ CLUB
Q20.
THE NSIT QUIZ CLUB
A20.
THE NSIT QUIZ CLUB
Q21.
THE NSIT QUIZ CLUB
A21.
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  1. 1. THE NSIT QUIZ CLUB The General Quiz Prelims
  2. 2. THE NSIT QUIZ CLUB Rules • 21 questions – for shagun. • 4 star marked questions – 3, 8, 13, and 18. • 6 teams move on to the finals.
  3. 3. THE NSIT QUIZ CLUB Q1. • For years, super-fans of X have put all his work under a microscope and come to the theory that his films exist within the same world. • While talking to Australia's the Project, the Oscar winner confirmed the theory, but also added that there are some movies of his that are movies that characters in other movies of his would watch - essentially, fictions inside a fiction.
  4. 4. THE NSIT QUIZ CLUB Q2. • Orissa X is a geographically tagged product of Odisha. Also known as "Bandha of Orissa", it is made through a process of tie-dying the warp and weft threads to create the design on the loom prior to weaving. It is unlike any other X woven in the rest of the country due to its design process, which has been called "poetry on the loom." This design is in vogue only at the western and eastern regions of Orissa; similar designs are produced by community groups called the Bhulia, Kostha Asani, and Patara. • Saris made out of this fabric feature bands of brocade in the borders and also at the ends, called anchal or pallu. Its forms are purposefully feathered, giving the edges a "hazy and fragile" appearance. This silk has been registered for protection under the Geographical indication of the Trade Related Intellectual Property Rights (TRIPS) agreement. In 2007, it was listed as "Orissa X" under the GI Act 1999 of the Government of India. • Identify X? (Picture on next slide)
  5. 5. THE NSIT QUIZ CLUB Q2.
  6. 6. THE NSIT QUIZ CLUB Q3*. • X is an antisemitic fabricated text purporting to describe a Jewish plan for global domination. • The text was first published in Russia in 1903, translated into multiple languages, and disseminated internationally in the early part of the 20th century. According to the claims made by some of its publishers, X is the minutes of a late 19th-century meeting where Jewish leaders discussed their goal of global Jewish hegemony by subverting the morals of Gentiles, and by controlling the press and the world's economies. • Henry Ford funded printing of 500,000 copies that were distributed throughout the US in the 1920s. Adolf Hitler was a major proponent. It was studied, as if factual, in German classrooms after the Nazis came to power in 1933, despite having been exposed as fraudulent by The Times of London in 1921. • ID X, please.
  7. 7. THE NSIT QUIZ CLUB Q4. • X was originally designed and programmed by Russian programmer Alexey Pajitnov. It was released on June 6, 1984, while he was working for the Dorodnicyn Computing Centre of the Academy of Science of the USSR in Moscow. • He derived its name from the Greek numerical prefix ____, and tennis, Pajitnov's favorite sport. • X is a popular use of the four-element special case of polyominoes. A polyomino is a plane geometric figure formed by joining one or more equal squares edge to edge. Polyominoes have been used in popular puzzles since at least 1907, • Id X, often rated as one of the most popular things of it’s type.
  8. 8. THE NSIT QUIZ CLUB Q5. • Tradition suggests that Thomas Wolsey first served X with Y at a banquet in 1509. It isn't entirely clear where he got the idea to put the two together, though X had been known in Europe since Roman times, when they were used to help with labour pains and bad breath. They were known to have anti- inflammatory properties. • And as a dairy product, Y was more associated with peasant fare than the kind of banquets fit for a king, though there is a link back to medieval Bavaria, when baskets of X were hung to encourage the cows to provide better milk yields. • The combination could also have originated at wedding breakfasts in rural France, which used to include a tradition of X with Y.
  9. 9. THE NSIT QUIZ CLUB Q6. • Vinyl records used to play music were banned by the Nazis during their occupation of France. Hence, underground venues sprang up where French youth would gather to dance to the forbidden sounds of jazz and swing, giving rise to particular word, initially used to refer to any place which stored these records. The word remained after the war, spreading through Europe to refer to any establishment of this sort. • It travelled to America — likely in the mind of returning GIs — and began to take root in North America as well. • It’s shortened version, at one point described a type of dress worn to such establishments. Now use of the shorter form is commonplace.
  10. 10. THE NSIT QUIZ CLUB Q7. • X, “a Bemusement Park”, was a temporary art project organised by street artist Banksy opened in Weston-super- Mare in England in late August 2015. • Prepared in secret, the pop-up exhibition at the Tropicana, a disused lido, was "a sinister twist on Disneyland“. Banksy described it as a "family theme park unsuitable for children.“ • Banksy created ten new works and funded the construction of the exhibition himself. The show featured 58 artists of the 60 Banksy originally invited to participate. • For one exhibit, the books of Jeffrey Archer, Baron Archer of Weston-super-Mare, a British criminal, novelist and former politician, were burned each day in a fire pit.
  11. 11. THE NSIT QUIZ CLUB
  12. 12. THE NSIT QUIZ CLUB
  13. 13. THE NSIT QUIZ CLUB Q8*. • An X is a terse saying, expressing a general truth, principle, or astute observation, and spoken or written in a laconic and memorable form. X literally means a "distinction" or "definition". The term was first used in the Xs of Hippocrates. • Examples include: • “Life is short, art long, opportunity fleeting, experience deceptive, judgement difficult.” • “Power tends to corrupt, and absolute power corrupts absolutely.” • “Who controls the past controls the future. Who controls the present controls the past.” • ID X, please.
  14. 14. THE NSIT QUIZ CLUB Q9. • X’s contributions to the science fiction genre as publisher were so significant that, along with the novelists H. G. Wells and Jules Verne, he is sometimes called "The Father of Science Fiction". • In 1925, X founded radio station WRNY which broadcast from the 18th floor of The Roosevelt Hotel in New York City and was involved in the first television broadcasts. • X was an entrepreneur in the electronics industry, importing radio parts from Europe to the United States and helping to popularize amateur "wireless." In April 1908 he founded Modern Electrics, the world's first magazine about both electronics and radio, called "wireless" at the time. • Under its auspices, in January 1909, he founded the Wireless Association of America, which had 10 000 members within a year. In 1913, he founded a similar magazine, The Electrical Experimenter, which became Science and Invention in 1920. • In his honour, annual awards presented at the World Science Fiction Convention are named the “Xs”.
  15. 15. THE NSIT QUIZ CLUB Q10. • X is a town on the Coromandel coast. It is believed to have existed since the 3rd century BCE, and was called “Maisolos” by Ptolemy.It was an important port and the word muslin originated from the name Maisolos,as it was an important trading centre for the commodity. • When Marco Polo visited the place circa 1289-1293,he called the place Mutfiliffn. • The East India Company also built its first factory in India here and it became a 17th-century trading port for French, British and Dutch ships. • A currently mid-sized public sector bank was also established here in 1923. • ID X, please.
  16. 16. THE NSIT QUIZ CLUB Q11. • X, is a road in Lutyens' Delhi, which was formerly called Albuquerque Road. The name of the road commemorates the martyrdom of Mahatma Gandhi. He spent the last five months of his life, or 144 days, as guest of the Birla family, at Birla House (situated on this road).The Birla residence was purchased by the Government of India in 1966 to house the Gandhi Smriti. • The National Defence College of India is situated right next to the Gandhi Smriti. • Simply ID X, please.
  17. 17. THE NSIT QUIZ CLUB Q12. • Starting with only a group of 10 in 2009, it now has 40 members, made up largely of Sydneysiders. • During the famous Sydney test for the past 6 years, they are seated in rows of 10, divided on geographical lines. This year there was a South Coast row, consisting of fans from Minnamurra and Kiama. Next year, there will be a crew from Coffs Harbour and the central coast. • Their kit includes a silver wig, a suit, and a microphone sporting Channel Nine's Wide World of Sports logo and a number, from one to 40, according to which row and seat they are placed in. • Their goal is to fill an entire bay and to have day two become a celebration of _________ , just as the third day has become Jane McGrath Day, when fans are encouraged to wear pink in honour of the McGrath Foundation, a charity raising the awareness of breast cancer. • According to Michael Hennessy- "To be honest, being Gen X, I've only really seen him at his best commentating but if you look back and dig a bit deeper he was a flamboyant all-rounder, great leggie, an aggressive batsman and you just love him more and more. • This group is known as X in honour of this cricket legend. • Id X
  18. 18. THE NSIT QUIZ CLUB Q13*. • The Rumi Darwaza in Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh, India, is an imposing gateway which was built under the patronage of Nawab Asaf-Ud-dowlah in 1784. • It is an example of Awadhi architecture. Being an entrance to the city of Lucknow, Russell, the reporter of The New York Times who accompanied the victorious British army that entered Lucknow in 1858, after India's First War of Independence, had called the stretch of road from Rumi Darwaza to Chattar Manzil the most beautiful and spectacular cityscape that he had ever seen, better than Rome, Paris, London and Constantinople. • This grand sixty foot tall structure was used in something that symbolizes modernization. What?
  19. 19. THE NSIT QUIZ CLUB Q14. • X is a Romance language spoken predominantly in the southeastern Swiss canton of Grisons, where it has official status alongside German and Italian and is used as the medium of instruction in schools in X-speaking areas. • X has also been recognized as a national language of Switzerland since 1938 and as an official language along with German, French and Italian since 1996. • X is a descendant of the spoken Latin language of the Roman Empire, which by the 5th century AD replaced the Celtic and Raetic languages previously spoken in the area, although X retains a small number of words from these languages. • The earliest writing identified as X dates from the 10th or 11th century, although major works do not appear until the 16th century when several regional written varieties began to develop. The 19th century saw a further shrinkage of the language area but also a literary revival and the start of a language movement dedicated to halting the decline of the language. • ID X, please.
  20. 20. THE NSIT QUIZ CLUB Q15. • This version of "Unchained Melody” stayed at number 1 for 7 weeks on the UK Chart, selling more than 1.8 million copies and becoming the best-selling single of 1995. • How do we know one of the people from the duo now? • <Video on next slide>
  21. 21. THE NSIT QUIZ CLUB
  22. 22. THE NSIT QUIZ CLUB Q16. • X Vedanta is a school of Hindu philosophy and religious practice. X refers to the idea that the true Self, Atman, is the same as the highest reality. It gives "a unifying interpretation of the whole body of Upanishads“, providing scriptural authority for the postulation of the non-duality of Atman and Brahman. It emphasizes Jivanmukta, the idea that moksha is achievable in this life. • The principal, though not the first, exponent of the X Vedanta- interpretation was Adi Shankara in the 8th century. • In contrast, the Y Vedanta school believes that God (Vishnu, supreme soul) and the individual souls exist as independent realities, and these are distinct. • ID X and Y.
  23. 23. THE NSIT QUIZ CLUB Q17. • “Doin’ It with Class: The X Dot to Dot” is a connect-the-dots book by X. • It was released by Sugoi Books (the same people responsible for the Drake Coloring Book). • “We’re taking X, in all her beauty and self confidence, and exploring her image, putting her body in lots of different scenarios,” said a Sugoi spokesperson. • ID X, please.
  24. 24. THE NSIT QUIZ CLUB Q18*. • The story of the city of X is recorded in Genesis 11:1–9. • Everyone on earth spoke the same language. As people migrated from the east, they settled in the land of Shinar. People there sought to make bricks and build a city and a tower with its top in the sky, to make a name for themselves, so that they not be scattered over the world. • God came down to look at the city and tower, and remarked that as one people with one language, nothing that they sought would be out of their reach. God went down and confounded their speech, so that they could not understand each other, and scattered them over the face of the earth, and they stopped building the city. Thus the city was called X.
  25. 25. THE NSIT QUIZ CLUB Q19. • The following are excerpt from a book called Bard of the Deal by Hart Seeley. What is the book about?
  26. 26. THE NSIT QUIZ CLUB DONALD TRUMP’S BOOK REVIEWS!
  27. 27. THE NSIT QUIZ CLUB Q20.
  28. 28. THE NSIT QUIZ CLUB Q21.
  29. 29. THE NSIT QUIZ CLUB ANSWERS!
  30. 30. THE NSIT QUIZ CLUB Q1. • For years, super-fans of X have put all his work under a microscope and come to the theory that his films exist within the same world. • While talking to Australia's the Project, the Oscar winner confirmed the theory, but also added that there are some movies of his that are movies that characters in other movies of his would watch - essentially, fictions inside a fiction.
  31. 31. THE NSIT QUIZ CLUB A1. • Quentin Tarantino
  32. 32. THE NSIT QUIZ CLUB Q2. • Orissa X is a geographically tagged product of Odisha. Also known as "Bandha of Orissa", it is made through a process of tie-dying the warp and weft threads to create the design on the loom prior to weaving. It is unlike any other X woven in the rest of the country due to its design process, which has been called "poetry on the loom." This design is in vogue only at the western and eastern regions of Orissa; similar designs are produced by community groups called the Bhulia, Kostha Asani, and Patara. • Saris made out of this fabric feature bands of brocade in the borders and also at the ends, called anchal or pallu. Its forms are purposefully feathered, giving the edges a "hazy and fragile" appearance. This silk has been registered for protection under the Geographical indication of the Trade Related Intellectual Property Rights (TRIPS) agreement. In 2007, it was listed as "Orissa X" under the GI Act 1999 of the Government of India. • Identify X? (Picture on next slide)
  33. 33. THE NSIT QUIZ CLUB Q2.
  34. 34. THE NSIT QUIZ CLUB A2. Orissa Ikat
  35. 35. THE NSIT QUIZ CLUB Q3*. • X is an antisemitic fabricated text purporting to describe a Jewish plan for global domination. • The text was first published in Russia in 1903, translated into multiple languages, and disseminated internationally in the early part of the 20th century. According to the claims made by some of its publishers, X is the minutes of a late 19th-century meeting where Jewish leaders discussed their goal of global Jewish hegemony by subverting the morals of Gentiles, and by controlling the press and the world's economies. • Henry Ford funded printing of 500,000 copies that were distributed throughout the US in the 1920s. Adolf Hitler was a major proponent. It was studied, as if factual, in German classrooms after the Nazis came to power in 1933, despite having been exposed as fraudulent by The Times of London in 1921. • ID X, please.
  36. 36. THE NSIT QUIZ CLUB A3. • The Protocols of the Elders of Zion or The Protocols of the Meetings of the Learned Elders of Zion
  37. 37. THE NSIT QUIZ CLUB Q4. • X was originally designed and programmed by Russian programmer Alexey Pajitnov. It was released on June 6, 1984, while he was working for the Dorodnicyn Computing Centre of the Academy of Science of the USSR in Moscow. • He derived its name from the Greek numerical prefix ____, and tennis, Pajitnov's favorite sport. • X is a popular use of the four-element special case of polyominoes. A polyomino is a plane geometric figure formed by joining one or more equal squares edge to edge. Polyominoes have been used in popular puzzles since at least 1907, • Id X, often rated as one of the most popular things of it’s type.
  38. 38. THE NSIT QUIZ CLUB A4. • Tetris
  39. 39. THE NSIT QUIZ CLUB Q5. • Tradition suggests that Thomas Wolsey first served X with Y at a banquet in 1509. It isn't entirely clear where he got the idea to put the two together, though X had been known in Europe since Roman times, when they were used to help with labour pains and bad breath. They were known to have anti- inflammatory properties. • And as a dairy product, Y was more associated with peasant fare than the kind of banquets fit for a king, though there is a link back to medieval Bavaria, when baskets of X were hung to encourage the cows to provide better milk yields. • The combination could also have originated at wedding breakfasts in rural France, which used to include a tradition of X with Y.
  40. 40. THE NSIT QUIZ CLUB A5. Strawberries and Cream
  41. 41. THE NSIT QUIZ CLUB Q6. • Vinyl records used to play music were banned by the Nazis during their occupation of France. Hence, underground venues sprang up where French youth would gather to dance to the forbidden sounds of jazz and swing, giving rise to particular word, initially used to refer to any place which stored these records. The word remained after the war, spreading through Europe to refer to any establishment of this sort. • It travelled to America — likely in the mind of returning GIs — and began to take root in North America as well. • It’s shortened version, at one point described a type of dress worn to such establishments. Now use of the shorter form is commonplace.
  42. 42. THE NSIT QUIZ CLUB A6. Disco, from Discotheque
  43. 43. THE NSIT QUIZ CLUB Q7. • X, “a Bemusement Park”, was a temporary art project organised by street artist Banksy opened in Weston-super- Mare in England in late August 2015. • Prepared in secret, the pop-up exhibition at the Tropicana, a disused lido, was "a sinister twist on Disneyland“. Banksy described it as a "family theme park unsuitable for children.“ • Banksy created ten new works and funded the construction of the exhibition himself. The show featured 58 artists of the 60 Banksy originally invited to participate. • For one exhibit, the books of Jeffrey Archer, Baron Archer of Weston-super-Mare, a British criminal, novelist and former politician, were burned each day in a fire pit.
  44. 44. THE NSIT QUIZ CLUB
  45. 45. THE NSIT QUIZ CLUB
  46. 46. THE NSIT QUIZ CLUB A7.
  47. 47. THE NSIT QUIZ CLUB Q8*. • An X is a terse saying, expressing a general truth, principle, or astute observation, and spoken or written in a laconic and memorable form. X literally means a "distinction" or "definition". The term was first used in the Xs of Hippocrates. • Examples include: • “Life is short, art long, opportunity fleeting, experience deceptive, judgement difficult.” • “Power tends to corrupt, and absolute power corrupts absolutely.” • “Who controls the past controls the future. Who controls the present controls the past.” • ID X, please.
  48. 48. THE NSIT QUIZ CLUB A8. • Aphorism
  49. 49. THE NSIT QUIZ CLUB Q9. • X’s contributions to the science fiction genre as publisher were so significant that, along with the novelists H. G. Wells and Jules Verne, he is sometimes called "The Father of Science Fiction". • In 1925, X founded radio station WRNY which broadcast from the 18th floor of The Roosevelt Hotel in New York City and was involved in the first television broadcasts. • X was an entrepreneur in the electronics industry, importing radio parts from Europe to the United States and helping to popularize amateur "wireless." In April 1908 he founded Modern Electrics, the world's first magazine about both electronics and radio, called "wireless" at the time. • Under its auspices, in January 1909, he founded the Wireless Association of America, which had 10 000 members within a year. In 1913, he founded a similar magazine, The Electrical Experimenter, which became Science and Invention in 1920. • In his honour, annual awards presented at the World Science Fiction Convention are named the “Xs”.
  50. 50. THE NSIT QUIZ CLUB A9. • Hugo Gernsback • Award: Hugos
  51. 51. THE NSIT QUIZ CLUB Q10. • X is a town on the Coromandel coast. It is believed to have existed since the 3rd century BCE, and was called “Maisolos” by Ptolemy.It was an important port and the word muslin originated from the name Maisolos,as it was an important trading centre for the commodity. • When Marco Polo visited the place circa 1289-1293,he called the place Mutfiliffn. • The East India Company also built its first factory in India here and it became a 17th-century trading port for French, British and Dutch ships. • A currently mid-sized public sector bank was also established here in 1923. • ID X, please.
  52. 52. THE NSIT QUIZ CLUB A10. • Machilipatnam or Masulipatam
  53. 53. THE NSIT QUIZ CLUB Q11. • X, is a road in Lutyens' Delhi, which was formerly called Albuquerque Road. The name of the road commemorates the martyrdom of Mahatma Gandhi. He spent the last five months of his life, or 144 days, as guest of the Birla family, at Birla House (situated on this road).The Birla residence was purchased by the Government of India in 1966 to house the Gandhi Smriti. • The National Defence College of India is situated right next to the Gandhi Smriti. • Simply ID X, please.
  54. 54. THE NSIT QUIZ CLUB A11. • Tees January Road
  55. 55. THE NSIT QUIZ CLUB Q12. • Starting with only a group of 10 in 2009, it now has 40 members, made up largely of Sydneysiders. • During the famous Sydney test for the past 6 years, they are seated in rows of 10, divided on geographical lines. This year there was a South Coast row, consisting of fans from Minnamurra and Kiama. Next year, there will be a crew from Coffs Harbour and the central coast. • Their kit includes a silver wig, a suit, and a microphone sporting Channel Nine's Wide World of Sports logo and a number, from one to 40, according to which row and seat they are placed in. • Their goal is to fill an entire bay and to have day two become a celebration of _________ , just as the third day has become Jane McGrath Day, when fans are encouraged to wear pink in honour of the McGrath Foundation, a charity raising the awareness of breast cancer. • According to Michael Hennessy- "To be honest, being Gen X, I've only really seen him at his best commentating but if you look back and dig a bit deeper he was a flamboyant all-rounder, great leggie, an aggressive batsman and you just love him more and more. • This group is known as X in honour of this cricket legend.
  56. 56. THE NSIT QUIZ CLUB A12. • Ritchie Benaud Support crowd.
  57. 57. THE NSIT QUIZ CLUB Q13*. • The Rumi Darwaza in Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh, India, is an imposing gateway which was built under the patronage of Nawab Asaf-Ud-dowlah in 1784. • It is an example of Awadhi architecture. Being an entrance to the city of Lucknow, Russell, the reporter of The New York Times who accompanied the victorious British army that entered Lucknow in 1858, after India's First War of Independence, had called the stretch of road from Rumi Darwaza to Chattar Manzil the most beautiful and spectacular cityscape that he had ever seen, better than Rome, Paris, London and Constantinople. • This grand sixty foot tall structure was used in something that symbolizes modernization. What?
  58. 58. THE NSIT QUIZ CLUB A13. • Lucknow Metro Rail Corporation logo
  59. 59. THE NSIT QUIZ CLUB Q14. • X is a Romance language spoken predominantly in the southeastern Swiss canton of Grisons, where it has official status alongside German and Italian and is used as the medium of instruction in schools in X-speaking areas. • X has also been recognized as a national language of Switzerland since 1938 and as an official language along with German, French and Italian since 1996. • X is a descendant of the spoken Latin language of the Roman Empire, which by the 5th century AD replaced the Celtic and Raetic languages previously spoken in the area, although X retains a small number of words from these languages. • The earliest writing identified as X dates from the 10th or 11th century, although major works do not appear until the 16th century when several regional written varieties began to develop. The 19th century saw a further shrinkage of the language area but also a literary revival and the start of a language movement dedicated to halting the decline of the language. • ID X, please.
  60. 60. THE NSIT QUIZ CLUB A14. • Romansh
  61. 61. THE NSIT QUIZ CLUB Q15. • This version of "Unchained Melody” stayed at number 1 for 7 weeks on the UK Chart, selling more than 1.8 million copies and becoming the best-selling single of 1995. • How do we know one of the people from the duo now? • <Video on next slide>
  62. 62. THE NSIT QUIZ CLUB
  63. 63. THE NSIT QUIZ CLUB A15. • Bronn from Game of Thrones
  64. 64. THE NSIT QUIZ CLUB Q16. • X Vedanta is a school of Hindu philosophy and religious practice. X refers to the idea that the true Self, Atman, is the same as the highest reality. It gives "a unifying interpretation of the whole body of Upanishads“, providing scriptural authority for the postulation of the non-duality of Atman and Brahman. It emphasizes Jivanmukta, the idea that moksha is achievable in this life. • The principal, though not the first, exponent of the X Vedanta- interpretation was Adi Shankara in the 8th century. • In contrast, the Y Vedanta school believes that God (Vishnu, supreme soul) and the individual souls exist as independent realities, and these are distinct. • ID X and Y.
  65. 65. THE NSIT QUIZ CLUB A16. • X – Advaita • Y – Dvaita
  66. 66. THE NSIT QUIZ CLUB Q17. • “Doin’ It with Class: The X Dot to Dot” is a connect-the-dots book by X. • It was released by Sugoi Books (the same people responsible for the Drake Coloring Book). • “We’re taking X, in all her beauty and self confidence, and exploring her image, putting her body in lots of different scenarios,” said a Sugoi spokesperson. • ID X, please.
  67. 67. THE NSIT QUIZ CLUB A17. • Kim Kardashian
  68. 68. THE NSIT QUIZ CLUB Q18*. • The story of the city of X is recorded in Genesis 11:1–9. • Everyone on earth spoke the same language. As people migrated from the east, they settled in the land of Shinar. People there sought to make bricks and build a city and a tower with its top in the sky, to make a name for themselves, so that they not be scattered over the world. • God came down to look at the city and tower, and remarked that as one people with one language, nothing that they sought would be out of their reach. God went down and confounded their speech, so that they could not understand each other, and scattered them over the face of the earth, and they stopped building the city. Thus the city was called X.
  69. 69. THE NSIT QUIZ CLUB A18. • City of Babel or Tower of Babel
  70. 70. THE NSIT QUIZ CLUB Q19. • The following are excerpt from a book called Bard of the Deal by Hart Seeley. What is the book about?
  71. 71. THE NSIT QUIZ CLUB A19. • Humorist and reporter Hart Seely has turned Donald Trump’s interviews, speeches, and tweets into a hilarious poetry book.
  72. 72. THE NSIT QUIZ CLUB DONALD TRUMP’S BOOK REVIEWS!
  73. 73. THE NSIT QUIZ CLUB Q20.
  74. 74. THE NSIT QUIZ CLUB A20.
  75. 75. THE NSIT QUIZ CLUB Q21.
  76. 76. THE NSIT QUIZ CLUB A21.

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