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Spqc winter session - darshan godhia

  1. 1. SPQC Winter Session th December, 2013 17 -d1810
  2. 2. DIRECT QUESTIONS
  3. 3. QN 1. ID the place
  4. 4. THE CHURCH OF SCIENTOLOGY
  5. 5. QN 2. Italians call it snail, Germans - spider monkey, Dutch - spider, Chinese - little mouse. What is being referred here?
  6. 6. @ - THE SYMBOL
  7. 7. XBOX
  8. 8. QN 4. In the Dev D song Emotional Attyachaar, the starting goes - 1, 2, 3, 4, 6.... Put funda!
  9. 9. ANURAG KASHYAP'S FIRST DIRECTORIAL VENTURE PAANCH NEVER GOT THROUGH THE CENSOR! THEY REFUSED TO GRANT IT A CERTIFICATE
  10. 10. QN 5. At least two TV channels made similar mistakes while reporting an event that occurred on April 8, 2013, in the UK. One was Thailand's Channel 5, while the other was Taiwan's CTi Cable channel. The former chose to go with the actress Meryl Streep, the latter with Queen Elizabeth II. What event, and what was the error?
  11. 11. THE EVENT WAS THE DEATH OF FORMER BRITISH PM MARGARET THATCHER. THESE CHANNELS MISTAKENLY FLASHED PHOTOS OF THESE TWO LADIES (STREEP HAS PLAYED THATCHER IN A FILM) WHILE TALKING ABOUT THE IRON LADY AND PROFUSELY APOLOGIZED LATER.
  12. 12. DEXTER’S LABORATATORY
  13. 13. QN 7. Qualifying for the 2014 FIFA World Cup Finals (to be held in Brazil) came to an end in November 2013, with thirty-two teams being identified. Asia had four direct qualifying spots, three of which were taken by Japan, South Korea, and Iran. Which was the fourth team from Asia?
  14. 14. AUSTRALIA, WHO FOR THE LAST DECADE HAVE SWITCHED FROM THE OCEANIA FOOTBALL CONFEDERATION TO THE ASIAN FOOTBALL CONFEDERATION. THIS IS BECAUSE THE OFC DOES NOT HAVE A DIRECT QUALIFYING SPOT (THE REGIONAL WINNER HAS TO BEAT A TEAM FROM THE CONCACAF IN A PLAY-OFF), WHILE THE ASIANS HAVE AT LEAST 4 SLOTS, WHICH THE AUSSIES ARE SURE OF HAVING A BETTER SHOT AT.
  15. 15. QN 8. "Aningaaq" is a short film (about 7 minutes) released in November 2013. The titular character is an Inuit fisherman in Greenland, who answers a call on his radio set, and ends up having a short, yet meaningful, conversation with the other person. The idea of this film emerged from another 2013 release. Which is this other 2013 release, which was directed by the father of the director of "Aningaaq"?
  16. 16. "GRAVITY", DIRECTED BY ALFONSO CUARON
  17. 17. QN 9. X is real while Y is fictional. It cannot be said that X inspired Y or vice versa. However, X and Y share a lot of common themes with each other. Both were essentially good guys, battled cancer and managed to survive the same. They were involved with drugs in different ways. Both indulged in threatening and intimidating their colleagues and friends for separate reasons. They were also arguably the best at what they did. Identify X and Y.
  18. 18. X - LANCE ARMSTRONG Y - WALTER WHITE
  19. 19. QN 10. Some of X‟s most famous comments were made during the 1999 UCL final. Just before the first goal, he said “Can Manchester United score? They always score.”. And again, just before the winner was scored, he said “As things stand, we‟re going into extra time with the golden goal hanging like a massive shadow over this final, unless Ole Gunnar Solksjaer can conjure up another”. And of course, Solksjaer obliged. ID X
  20. 20. CLIVE TYLDESLEY “BECKHAM INTO SHERINGHAM AND SOLSKJAER HAS WON IT”
  21. 21. QN 11. ID the movie
  22. 22. QN 12. “X" is a song written by for the band Y. The song consists of six sections: Introduction Ballad, Guitar solo, Opera, Hard rock and finale. This format, with abrupt changes in style, tone and tempo, was unusual to rock music. ID X and Y.
  23. 23. X - BOHEMIAN RHAPSODY Y - QUEEN FREDDIE MERCURY (FARROKH BULSARA)
  24. 24. QN 13. Brig. Gen. H. R. McMaster banned this technical tool during his successful capture of Iraqi city of Tal Afar in 2005 and liked it to an internal threat. He remarks – “It‟s dangerous because it can create the illusion of understanding and the illusion of control, some problems in the world are not bulletizable.” About what?
  25. 25. POWERPOINT PRESENTATION
  26. 26. QN 14. Give X 1 Under Par – Birdie 2 Under Par – Eagle 3 Under Par – Albatross 4 Under Par – Condor 5 Under Par – Ostrich 6 Under Par – X
  27. 27. PHOENIX
  28. 28. QN 15. The campaign for X passed the record for the most crowd funding campaign held previously by the Pebble smart-watch. Identify X.
  29. 29. UBUNTU EDGE
  30. 30. QN 16. Who is the only person to have been awarded both, a Nobel Prize in Literature (1925) and an Oscar (1938), for his contributions to literature and for his work on the film Pygmalion (adaptation of his play of the same name), respectively.
  31. 31. GEORGE BERNARD SHAW
  32. 32. QN 17. Nima Namchu and Nitin Berry of Leo Burnett while working on a Reebok campaign in 199697 came up with three nicknames – Assassin and Viper were two of the nicknames. What was the third and more famous nickname?
  33. 33. THE WALL AZHARUDDIN WAS THE „VIPER‟ KUMBLE WAS THE „ASSASSIN‟ AND OFCOURSE DRAVID WAS THE „WALL‟
  34. 34. QN 18. Fiction Writer, Publisher, Illustrator, Calligrapher, Graphi c Designer and Film Critic, second film personality after Chaplin to get honorary doctorate from Oxford, recipient of Legion of Honour by French President and the Bharat Ratna. Who am I referring to?
  35. 35. SATYAJIT RAY
  36. 36. QN 19. “And in that moment, I swear we were infinite” is a popular quote from a coming of age epistolary novel which was later made into a movie in 2012. The story follows the life of a boy through his freshman year of High School in a Pittsburgh Suburb. Name the book.
  37. 37. THE PERKS OF BEING A WALLFLOWER
  38. 38. QN 20. X was an English author, journalist and naval intelligence officer. He came from a wealthy family, and his father was the Member of Parliament for Henley from 1910 to 1917. His wartime service and his career as a journalist provided much of the background, detail and depth for creating some of the best spy novels in the world. Identify X
  39. 39. IAN FLEMING
  40. 40. QN 21. Who founded the music group called „Table Beat Science‟ in 1999 along with bassist Bill Laswell?
  41. 41. ZAKIR HUSSAIN
  42. 42. QN 22. Rita Hayworth and Shawshank Redemption is a novel by X, and forms a part of his collection „Different Seasons‟ which was published in 1982. The story was adapted for the screen by Frank Darabront in 1994 and starred Morgan Freeman and Tim Robbins in lead roles. Who is X?
  43. 43. STEPHEN KING
  44. 44. QN 23. Which character in Indian mythology gets his/ her name because he was conceived outside the womb, in a vessel?
  45. 45. DRONA
  46. 46. QN 25. The song „X‟ is used to train medical professionals to provide the correct number of chest compressions per minute while performing CPR. This is because of the fact that the song has consistent 104 beats per minute, which is close to the recommended compressions per minute needed for a CPR. Which song?
  47. 47. STAYIN‟ ALIVE
  48. 48. QN 26. How is “Don diego de la bega” better known as?
  49. 49. ZORO
  50. 50. QN 27. Late Nelson Mandela is revered in his own country as well as across the world. It is said that at his first day in school, his teacher Ms Mdingane named him 'Nelson'. However, his natives consider him a father figure and call him X (meaning father in the local isiXhosa language) as an endearment to him. Identify X, which coincidentally is a very known name in the Indian business world.
  51. 51. TATA
  52. 52. QN 28. Complete the famous Sam Manekshaw quote: “If a man says he is not afraid of death, he is either lying or ______________”
  53. 53. SAM MANEKSHAW – “IF A MAN SAYS HE IS NOT AFRAID OF DYING, HE IS EITHER LYING OR IS A GORKHA.”
  54. 54. QN 29. ID this battalion from World War II
  55. 55. MAORI
  56. 56. POUNCE
  57. 57. QN 30. 1st: Servant of the king 2nd: Cook 3rd: X 4th: Horse caretaker 5th: Cow caretaker Collectively known as Y. Give X, Y
  58. 58. X - DANCE TEACHER Y - PANDAVAS
  59. 59. QN 31. ID X • X is "an idea, behavior, or style that spreads from person to person within a culture.“ • X acts as a unit for carrying cultural ideas, symbols, or practices that can be transmitted from one mind to another through writing, speech, gestures, rituals, or other imitable phenomena. • Supporters of the concept regard X as cultural analogues to genes in that they selfreplicate, mutate, and respond to selective pressures.
  60. 60. MEME
  61. 61. QN 32. ID
  62. 62. PEDOBEAR
  63. 63. QN 33. Which movie?
  64. 64. SPIDERMAN 2
  65. 65. QN 34. L'Italiano (Lasciatemi Cantare) (commonly known as L'Italiano) is an Italian pop song by Toto Cutugno released 1983. It was his biggest international hit and is his best known composition. The song was forgotten during the 1990s and was re-birthed when Toto Cutugno performed it live at a charity concert in Rome commemorating Italy's victory at the 2006 FIFA World Cup. This song provided the inspiration for a Bollywood song. Give me the actress of that Bollywood movie.
  66. 66. MANISHA KOIRALA, THE FILM IS MANN
  67. 67. QN 35. ID X • • • • • • • • Hamburger SV (1927-1928) Dresdner SC (1942-1943) Ferencvárosi (1931–32) Sparta Prague (1920-1923) Perugia (1978–79) A.C. Milan (1991–92) S.L. Benfica(1972-1973) X (2003-2004)
  68. 68. ARSENAL (UNDEFEATED SEASON LIST)
  69. 69. QN 36. What was the first supersonic invention by humans?
  70. 70. A WHIP!
  71. 71. CONNECT
  72. 72. (SCUMBAG) STEVE (BAD LUCK) BRIAN (GOOD GUY) GREG (SCUMBAG) STACY
  73. 73. GHARANAS OF HUNDUSTANI MUSIC GWALIOR AGRA JAIPUR PATIALA KIRANA INDORE
  74. 74. CHESS THE SICILIAN, INDIAN, 2 KNIGHT AND ENGLISH ARE VARIOUS TYPES OF DEFENSES AND OPENINGS USED .
  75. 75. ANSWER: GOLD 1.‟AURUM‟ COMES FROM A LATIN WORD MEANING „SHINING DAWN‟ 2.FIRST PLACE IS ASSOCIATED WITH A GOLD MEDAL. 3.PHI IS THE SYMBOL FOR THE GOLDEN RATIO 4.OIL IS CALLED FOOL‟S GOLD.
  76. 76. EXPONENTIAL MEGA CONNECT
  77. 77. SET 1
  78. 78. SET 2
  79. 79. SET 3
  80. 80. SET 4
  81. 81. ANSWERS SET 1: FERRARI SET 2: DESERT STORM SET 3: BHARAT RATNA SET 4: RAJYA SABHA MEGA CONNECT: SACHIN TENDULKAR

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