ENSEMBLE-The QUIZ      (05.10.2012)
20 QUESTIONS.+1 for each correct answer.     No negative marking.
1. Starred(*) questions would be used as   tie-breakers.2. Remember the QM is always right.
How many players are there in arugby team?
There are 15 players in a rugby team.
Who is the only football manager to havewon the Champions League, the EuropeanChampionship, and the World Cup?
Vicente Del Bosque, who has won theEuro cup and World Cup with Spain andChampions league with Real Madrid.
Which school‟s motto is „Draco dormiensnunqua titillandus‟ meaning “A SleepingDragon is Never to be Tickled”?
Hogwarts School of Witchcraft & Wizardry
Which superhero did Dick Graysonbecome after he was dismissed as Robin?
Nightwing
X was a famous stunt performer and an escapeartist in the early 20th century. Some of his notableescapes include:Mirror ha...
Harry Houdini
Shammi Narang is a voice-over artist, ex newsanchor, emcee and entrepreneur based inDelhi, best known for raising the stan...
Delhi Metro
X was originally founded as apioneering peer-to-peer file sharing Internetservice that emphasized sharing audiofiles, typi...
Napster
Which was the first coloured movie to winthe Oscar for best movie?
Gone With The Wind
Which is the highest peak of South India?
Annamudai
What are the following names of?Santhal.Bhil.Bondo.Bagdi.Banjara.
Tribes of India
Who is the current CEO of Google Inc.?
Larry Page
In how many nations was the erstwhileUSSR divided?
15
The following are types of what?Fisting.Frot.Missionary.Spoons.Cowgirl.
Sex positions
What does this list represent?  1.   Smaug  2.   Flintheart Glomgold  3.   Carlisle Cullen  4.   Jed Clampett  5.   Tony S...
Forbes Fictional Rich List
It was founded in 1965 in New York City by A. C.Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada. Its core beliefsare based on traditional H...
ISKCON (International Society for Krishna Consciousness)
Which was the first brand to introduce theBar Code on its products?
Wrigley‟s
To whom was it a tribute to when the iconicAmul girl cried for the first time in anadvertisement?
Verghese Kurien
What product was developed under thecodename BLACKCOMB?
Windows 7
Where would you find these colours inascending order of significance?White.Yellow.Orange.Green.Blue.Purple.Red.Brown.Black.
Belts in Karate
The religion X was founded in the 17thcentury by George Fox. Y, or Friends, are members of the ReligiousSociety of Friends...
X- Quaker religionY- Quakers
END OF ROUND 2
4 SETS OF QUESTIONS.
And as always, QM is always right!
INFINITE BOUNCE-I+10 FOR CORRECT ANSWER.NO NEGATIVES.
Who is the only person to have beennominated for a Golden Globe, aGrammy, an Oscar and a Nobel prize?
Bono
What did the last line of the poem givebirth to?   Ye Highlands and ye Lowlands,   Oh, where hae ye been?   They hae slain...
Mondegreen.The last line was recited as “And LadyMondegreen”
He single-handedly carved a 360-foot-long, 25-foot-high and 30-foot-wideroad by cutting through a mountain in theGehlour h...
Dashrath Manjhi
Because of its top-level domain name, thiscountry has earned notoriety for beingassociated with the most number ofphishing...
Cameroon.Its domain name is .cm and phishing sitesmake it an easy target as people getconfused with .com
What is this an example of?
Batesian mimcry.It is a form of mimicry typified by asituation where a harmless species hasevolved to imitate the warning ...
X is a genre of Spanish music, song, anddance from Andalusia, insouthern Spain, that includes cante(singing), toque (guita...
Flamenco
INFINITE BOUNCE-II+10 FOR CORRECT ANSWER.NO NEGATIVES.
X was a French illusionist and filmmaker famousfor leading many technical and narrativedevelopments in the earliest days o...
Georges Méliès
What word, brought into prominence bythe novel „50 shades of grey‟ has beenadded to the Collins online dictionary?
Mummy Porn
Natalie Portman has a 7.Carl Sagan has a 7.Richard Feynman has a 6.John Nash has a 6.Colin Firth has a 7.What do the numbe...
Erdos-Bacon number
X was tinned and canned as part ofemergency rations to US pilots in WW-II, whowere working for espionage services. The ide...
Asparagus
If Hawaii is the southern most state of theUSA, which states are the northernmost, western most and the eastern moststates...
Alaska is the northern most and thewestern most state.It crosses the 180 degree longitude,hence it is the eastern most sta...
X is an exhibition basketball team thatcombines athleticism, theater and comedy. Theexecutive offices for the team are loc...
Harlem Globetrotters
TECHNICAL ROUND.+10 for the correct answer. No negatives. No infinite bounce.
What is this Indian‟s contribution to the worldof computers?
Vinod Dham.Father of the Pentium chip.
What is the full form of HART, thewireless sensor networking technology?
Highway Addressable Remote Transducer
What is being parodied here?
Apple maps
Whose inventions include:SixthSenseMouselessSPARSHTeleTouch
Pranav Mistry
What is the name of the latest imagingtechnology created by Nokia?
PureView
Which microscopic component canremember electrical states even whenturned off?
Memristor
IDENTIFY.+5 for the correct answer. No negatives.
This is India‟s first nuclear poweredsubmarine.Name it.
INS Arihant
What is his full name?
Mike Wazowski
Identify the logo.
Maserati
What are these codes called?(Full form required)
Quick Response codes
What is his name?
Cherub
Identify this Norse God of mischief, whorecently was seen in a superhero movie.
Loki
The END
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  1. 1. ENSEMBLE-The QUIZ (05.10.2012)
  2. 2. 20 QUESTIONS.+1 for each correct answer. No negative marking.
  3. 3. 1. Starred(*) questions would be used as tie-breakers.2. Remember the QM is always right.
  4. 4. How many players are there in arugby team?
  5. 5. There are 15 players in a rugby team.
  6. 6. Who is the only football manager to havewon the Champions League, the EuropeanChampionship, and the World Cup?
  7. 7. Vicente Del Bosque, who has won theEuro cup and World Cup with Spain andChampions league with Real Madrid.
  8. 8. Which school‟s motto is „Draco dormiensnunqua titillandus‟ meaning “A SleepingDragon is Never to be Tickled”?
  9. 9. Hogwarts School of Witchcraft & Wizardry
  10. 10. Which superhero did Dick Graysonbecome after he was dismissed as Robin?
  11. 11. Nightwing
  12. 12. X was a famous stunt performer and an escapeartist in the early 20th century. Some of his notableescapes include:Mirror handcuff challenge.Milk Can Escape.Chinese Water Torture Cell.Suspended straitjacket escape.Overboard box escape.Buried Alive stunt.Id X.
  13. 13. Harry Houdini
  14. 14. Shammi Narang is a voice-over artist, ex newsanchor, emcee and entrepreneur based inDelhi, best known for raising the standards ofnews-casting in India. Graduating with anengineering degree, Narang first got into the voice-over profession by working in the Hindi divisionof Voice of America. Later he became the face ofDoordarshan news reading and Indian Televisionin general during the 1970s - 80s. His renderingof Sarab Sanjhi Gurbani has become the voice ofSikhs globally as well. Where can Delhiites hear him everyday nowadays?
  15. 15. Delhi Metro
  16. 16. X was originally founded as apioneering peer-to-peer file sharing Internetservice that emphasized sharing audiofiles, typically music, encoded in MP3 format.The original company ran into legal difficultiesover copyright infringement, ceasedoperations and was eventually acquiredby Roxio. In its second incarnation X becamean online music store until it merged withRhapsody in December 2011. What is X?
  17. 17. Napster
  18. 18. Which was the first coloured movie to winthe Oscar for best movie?
  19. 19. Gone With The Wind
  20. 20. Which is the highest peak of South India?
  21. 21. Annamudai
  22. 22. What are the following names of?Santhal.Bhil.Bondo.Bagdi.Banjara.
  23. 23. Tribes of India
  24. 24. Who is the current CEO of Google Inc.?
  25. 25. Larry Page
  26. 26. In how many nations was the erstwhileUSSR divided?
  27. 27. 15
  28. 28. The following are types of what?Fisting.Frot.Missionary.Spoons.Cowgirl.
  29. 29. Sex positions
  30. 30. What does this list represent? 1. Smaug 2. Flintheart Glomgold 3. Carlisle Cullen 4. Jed Clampett 5. Tony Stark 6. Richie Rich 7. Charles Foster Kane 8. Bruce Wayne 9. Forrest Gump10. Lisbeth Salander11. Mr. Monopoly12. Tywin Lannister13. C. Montgomery Burns14. Robert Crowley15. Jo Bennett
  31. 31. Forbes Fictional Rich List
  32. 32. It was founded in 1965 in New York City by A. C.Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada. Its core beliefsare based on traditional Hindu scriptures, such asthe Srimad Bhagavatam and the Bhagavad-Gita.The distinctive appearance of the movement andits culture come from the Gaudiya Vaisnavatradition, which has had adherents in India sincethe late 15th century and Western converts sincethe early 1930s. It was formed to spread thepractice of bhakti yoga. Id this organization.
  33. 33. ISKCON (International Society for Krishna Consciousness)
  34. 34. Which was the first brand to introduce theBar Code on its products?
  35. 35. Wrigley‟s
  36. 36. To whom was it a tribute to when the iconicAmul girl cried for the first time in anadvertisement?
  37. 37. Verghese Kurien
  38. 38. What product was developed under thecodename BLACKCOMB?
  39. 39. Windows 7
  40. 40. Where would you find these colours inascending order of significance?White.Yellow.Orange.Green.Blue.Purple.Red.Brown.Black.
  41. 41. Belts in Karate
  42. 42. The religion X was founded in the 17thcentury by George Fox. Y, or Friends, are members of the ReligiousSociety of Friends, also called the FriendsChurch. X„s central doctrine is the priesthoodof all believers. Members of X have foundedbanks & companies includingBarclays, Lloyds, Friends Provident, Clarksand Cadbury.Id X and Y.
  43. 43. X- Quaker religionY- Quakers
  44. 44. END OF ROUND 2
  45. 45. 4 SETS OF QUESTIONS.
  46. 46. And as always, QM is always right!
  47. 47. INFINITE BOUNCE-I+10 FOR CORRECT ANSWER.NO NEGATIVES.
  48. 48. Who is the only person to have beennominated for a Golden Globe, aGrammy, an Oscar and a Nobel prize?
  49. 49. Bono
  50. 50. What did the last line of the poem givebirth to? Ye Highlands and ye Lowlands, Oh, where hae ye been? They hae slain the Earl O Moray, And laid him on the green.
  51. 51. Mondegreen.The last line was recited as “And LadyMondegreen”
  52. 52. He single-handedly carved a 360-foot-long, 25-foot-high and 30-foot-wideroad by cutting through a mountain in theGehlour hills, working day and night for 22years from 1960 to 1982. His feat reducedthe distance between the Atri andWazirganj blocks of the Gaya district from75 km to 1 km, bringing him internationalacclaim. He is known as the Mountain Manof India. Name him.
  53. 53. Dashrath Manjhi
  54. 54. Because of its top-level domain name, thiscountry has earned notoriety for beingassociated with the most number ofphishing sites on the internet. Whichcountry is it?
  55. 55. Cameroon.Its domain name is .cm and phishing sitesmake it an easy target as people getconfused with .com
  56. 56. What is this an example of?
  57. 57. Batesian mimcry.It is a form of mimicry typified by asituation where a harmless species hasevolved to imitate the warning signals of aharmful species directed at acommon predator. It is named after theEnglish naturalist Henry Walter Bates, afterhis work in the rainforests of Brazil.
  58. 58. X is a genre of Spanish music, song, anddance from Andalusia, insouthern Spain, that includes cante(singing), toque (guitarplaying), baile(dance)and palmas (handclaps). X is the Spanishname for Greater Flamingo. The dancestyle derives much from Romanidances, seen in India in the presentday Kathak dance. Id X.
  59. 59. Flamenco
  60. 60. INFINITE BOUNCE-II+10 FOR CORRECT ANSWER.NO NEGATIVES.
  61. 61. X was a French illusionist and filmmaker famousfor leading many technical and narrativedevelopments in the earliest days of cinema. X, aprolific innovator in the use of specialeffects, accidentally discovered thesubstitution stop trick in 1896, and was one of thefirst filmmakers to use multiple exposures ,time-lapse photography, dissolves, and hand-paintedcolor in his work. Because of his ability toseemingly manipulate and transform realitythrough cinematography, X is sometimes referredto as the first "Cinemagician.“ Id X.
  62. 62. Georges Méliès
  63. 63. What word, brought into prominence bythe novel „50 shades of grey‟ has beenadded to the Collins online dictionary?
  64. 64. Mummy Porn
  65. 65. Natalie Portman has a 7.Carl Sagan has a 7.Richard Feynman has a 6.John Nash has a 6.Colin Firth has a 7.What do the numbers represent?
  66. 66. Erdos-Bacon number
  67. 67. X was tinned and canned as part ofemergency rations to US pilots in WW-II, whowere working for espionage services. The idea was that pilots who were shot downor marooned on remote islands would eateggs and eventually urinate into the sea. Since X contains mercaptans-powerfulchemical attractants-fish would be drawn bythe chemical passing through the urine intothe sea, making it easier for the pilot to catchfood. What is X?
  68. 68. Asparagus
  69. 69. If Hawaii is the southern most state of theUSA, which states are the northernmost, western most and the eastern moststates in the USA?(Hint: Think Longitude.)
  70. 70. Alaska is the northern most and thewestern most state.It crosses the 180 degree longitude,hence it is the eastern most stateas well.
  71. 71. X is an exhibition basketball team thatcombines athleticism, theater and comedy. Theexecutive offices for the team are located indowntown Phoenix, Arizona; the team is ownedby Shamrock Holdings, which oversees the variousinvestments of the Roy E. Disney family. Over the years they have played more than 20,000exhibition games in 120 countries. BrotherBoness whistled version of "Sweet Georgia Brown" isthe teams signature song. "Globie" has been theirmascot since 1993. The members have also appearedin Family Guy, Are You Smarter Than A Fifth Graderand Amazing Race. Id X.
  72. 72. Harlem Globetrotters
  73. 73. TECHNICAL ROUND.+10 for the correct answer. No negatives. No infinite bounce.
  74. 74. What is this Indian‟s contribution to the worldof computers?
  75. 75. Vinod Dham.Father of the Pentium chip.
  76. 76. What is the full form of HART, thewireless sensor networking technology?
  77. 77. Highway Addressable Remote Transducer
  78. 78. What is being parodied here?
  79. 79. Apple maps
  80. 80. Whose inventions include:SixthSenseMouselessSPARSHTeleTouch
  81. 81. Pranav Mistry
  82. 82. What is the name of the latest imagingtechnology created by Nokia?
  83. 83. PureView
  84. 84. Which microscopic component canremember electrical states even whenturned off?
  85. 85. Memristor
  86. 86. IDENTIFY.+5 for the correct answer. No negatives.
  87. 87. This is India‟s first nuclear poweredsubmarine.Name it.
  88. 88. INS Arihant
  89. 89. What is his full name?
  90. 90. Mike Wazowski
  91. 91. Identify the logo.
  92. 92. Maserati
  93. 93. What are these codes called?(Full form required)
  94. 94. Quick Response codes
  95. 95. What is his name?
  96. 96. Cherub
  97. 97. Identify this Norse God of mischief, whorecently was seen in a superhero movie.
  98. 98. Loki
  99. 99. The END

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