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Prelim Round of Another Quiz In The Hall, the entertainment quiz by QBIT, the quizzing club of BIT Mesra

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Prelim Round

  1. 1. Another Quiz In The Hall<br />The Entertainment Quiz<br />
  2. 2. Answers to Prelims<br />
  3. 3. 1<br />Thomas Edison recited the first stanza of this poem to test his invention of the phonograph in 1877, making this the second audio recording to be successfully made and played back. Written by Sarah Josepha Hale and inspired by an actual incident, the school in the poem was bought by Henry Ford and relocated. Which poem are we talking about?<br />
  4. 4. Answer<br />Mary Had A Little Lamb<br />
  5. 5. 2<br />X is a Volkswagen car, a character featured in several Disney movies starting with The Love Bug in 1963. X has a red, white and blue racing stripes, racing-style number "53" on the front trunk lid, and a California license plate that says, "OFP 857". X featured in movies such as X Rides Again, X Goes To Monte Carlo, X Goes Bananas and most recently, X Fully Loaded.<br />ID X<br />
  6. 6. Answer<br />Herbie<br />
  7. 7. 3<br />50th motion picture from Walt Disney studios – video hint<br />
  8. 8. Answer<br />Tangled<br />
  9. 9. 4<br />Give the most famous of these famous group of surnames:<br />McCormick, Marsh, Broflovsky and?<br />
  10. 10. Answer<br />Cartman<br />
  11. 11. 5*<br />Which production house uses this as their music for their production video before their movies?<br />
  12. 12. Answer<br />
  13. 13. 6<br />X was born in Hong Kong to an English mother, Suzanne Turquotte.<br />X has seven siblings. From Hong Kong, X moved to China, then to Japan. Then from Japan (by boat) to France and also moved to Switzerland, Kraków, Berlin, Belgium, and many other East European countries where X was there for a few months each. Then X moved to Hawaii, and finally later to England. Its widely speculated that X is from London, when in fact, X only lived there for three years before moving to Mumbai.<br />
  14. 14. Katrina Kaif<br />
  15. 15. 7<br />The name of this fictional character to be used for an advertisement was selected by the company only after thorough checking of the Telephone Directories and online directories so as not to insult any person. But it still fell into controversy when an 11 year old boy from Chandigarh sued the company for an amount of 1 crore for using his name in a derogatory manner. Which name are we talking about?<br />
  16. 16. Answer<br />HariSadu<br />
  17. 17. 8<br />Out of the total six main regions of<br />this game, the latest of them is based<br />on New York. Called Unova, it is the<br />first region featured outside Japan<br />And is mythically protected by a<br />Powerful Dragon. The biggest city<br />of Unova, also the biggest in the<br />game called CasteliaCity, is based<br />on Lower Manhattan. ID the game.<br />
  18. 18. Answer<br />Pokemon<br />
  19. 19. 9<br />Traveler's diarrhea is the most common illness affecting travelers and is defined as 3 or more stools in a day along with nausea, cramps and bloating. It is also known as Montezuma's Revenge in Mexico, Pharaoh's Revenge in Egypt and Holiday Tummy in the UK. What is it known as in India?<br />
  20. 20. Answer<br />
  21. 21. 10*<br />Never is H's real name revealed. He is supposed to be inspired from Akira Kurosawa movies and works of Frank Miller, among other things. His sword was forged by Odin, Ra and Vishnu. He on one occasion helped 300 warriors fight against a massive army. He received training from Vikings, African tribes, Robin Hood, Egyptians, Shaolin monks, Mongolians, Greek Olympians etc. The opening 2D animation of Kung Fu Panda is a homage to H.<br />Identify H.<br />
  22. 22. Answer<br />Samurai<br />Jack<br />
  23. 23. This tower of light is in Reykjavik,<br />Iceland and the location was selected<br />due to its use of environmental friendly<br />geothermal energy. The words, Imagine<br />Peace, on the tower are written in 24<br />world languages.<br />In who’s memory was this built and who<br />designed this tower?<br />11<br />
  24. 24. Answer<br />Imagine Peace Tower designed by Yoko Ono as a tribute to John Lennon<br />
  25. 25. 12<br />X is a famous Hollywood actor who failed two army physicals because of defective ears. He pursued a career writing screenplays under the pen names Q. Moonblood and J.J. Deadlock (neither of under which names he sold any scripts). His first starring role was in a soft core pornography movie. <br />Identify X.<br />
  26. 26. Answer<br />Sylvester Stallone<br />
  27. 27. 13<br />When Mihir had an accident and lost his memory, he was rescued by Mandira. Since he didn’t remember who he was, he was given the name X by Mandira which suited the situation perfectly. X, coincidentally, was also the name of the actor who played Mihir. ID X.<br />
  28. 28. Answer<br />Amar<br />
  29. 29. 14<br />ID the actor<br />
  30. 30. Answer<br />ShivajiRaoGaekwad<br />
  31. 31. 15*<br />This famous romantic movie featured the following dialogue:<br />“Apneshaukkeliyepyaarkartihaiaurapneaaramkeliyepyarbechtihai.” <br />ID this Hindi movie, the only one to feature in the recent Time Magazine list of the 100 best movies of all time. <br />
  32. 32. Answer<br />
  33. 33. 16<br />Snippet of what?<br />
  34. 34. Answer<br />
  35. 35. 17<br />The oldest brother in the family is the CEO of UTV. The youngest one is a very famous Channel V video jockey and an upcoming movie star. What is the recent claim to fame of the middle brother?<br />
  36. 36. Answer<br />Kunal Roy Kapoor<br />
  37. 37. 18<br />The estimate of 25,000 seems to have been made by a journalist Raju Bharatan. This eventually found its way to the Guiness Book of World Records. This led to some ill-will among some people and letters were written to the book compilers and eventually the entry was removed.<br />Now, Raju Bharatan claims 25,000 is a preposterous figure that it could not have been more than a few thousand and that the highest no. could have been 13,000 today.<br />Give funda.<br />
  38. 38. Answer<br />The number of songs sung by LataMangeshkar. The number was challenged by Mohd. Rafi who himself claimed to have sung more himself. The entries for both of them were removed in 1991.<br />
  39. 39. 19<br />Connect the hotties<br />
  40. 40. Answer<br />All were posters on Andy’s wall in Shawshank Redemption<br />
  41. 41. 20*<br />SupriyaDevi<br />Vyajayanthimala<br />ChandrabatiDevi<br />IndraniHaldar<br />MadhuriDixit<br />Niharbala/Miss Parul<br />NayyarSultana<br />Mohini<br />Moushumi<br />KalkiKoechlin<br />ID this list<br />
  42. 42. Answer<br />Chandramukhi<br />
  43. 43. 21<br />When Alfred Hitchcock decided to make this movie he bought the rights from the writer and then proceeded to buy as many copies as possible to keep the ending a secret. This movie was famous for its ‘no late admission’ policy in which theatres didn’t allow anyone to enter late.<br />Which movie?<br />
  44. 44. Answer<br />
  45. 45. 22<br />After the sudden death of Heath Ledger [of The Dark Knight fame] , the role played by him in The Imaginarium of Dr. Parnassus was subsequently played by Jude Law, Johnny Depp and X. X had previously played the role of Alexander the Great and recently one of the Horrible Bosses.<br />ID X<br />
  46. 46. Answer<br />Colin Farrell<br />
  47. 47. 23<br />The “27Club ” is an informal name which refers to music stars who die at the age of 27 due to drug-related reasons. This club includes Kurt Cobain, Jimmi Hendrix, Jim Morrison etc.<br />Name the latest entrant into this “exclusive” club.<br />
  48. 48. Answer<br />Amy Winehouse<br />
  49. 49. 24<br />The end-credits of this film begin as follows:<br />'For our parents who gave us everything<br />For Ritwik Ghatak and Satyajit Ray, the gurus of cinema, with love and salaams.’<br />The names of the cast and crew are preceded by their parents’ names. The lead actor is credited twice - once in his original name, once in his screen name<br />Which film are we talking about?<br />
  50. 50. Answer<br />
  51. 51. 25*<br />The man on the left suggested the name “Inquilab” for the baby. This man had earlier added a childhood nickname to his own name. <br />The man on the right was visiting the man on the left when the baby was born. He suggested the name that was chosen. Original name of the 1st person was GosainDutt. <br />What was the name chosen and who are these people?<br />
  52. 52. Answer<br />HarivanshRaiBachchan and Sumitranandan Pant. The baby was named Amitabh.<br />

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