The 10 Commandments


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The 1st Round of Another Quiz In The Hall, the entertainment quiz by QBIT, the quizzing club of BIT Mesra.

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The 10 Commandments

  1. 1. Another Quiz In The Hall<br />The Entertainment Quiz<br />
  2. 2. The Ten Commandments<br />10 Direct Questions<br />Once clockwise, once anti clockwise.<br />+10 marks for correct on direct and pass<br />No negatives<br />
  3. 3. Keep an eye out for STAR MARKED QUESTIONS!<br />Act as tie breakers in case of equal scores<br />Add a star mark next to the answer in your answer sheet<br />
  4. 4. Lets begin!<br />Clockwise<br />
  5. 5. 1.<br />Based on author George R. R. Martin's best-selling "A Song of Ice and Fire" series of fantasy novels this series is rated 9.5 by IMDB, nominated for 13 Emmys & also 2nd in the moviemeter list. The production company hired an expert language creator to develop a specific language – "possessing its own unique sound, extensive vocabulary of more than 1,800 words and complex grammatical structure" – to be used in the series. Id the series.<br />
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  8. 8. 2<br />X Films was a production company created by Quentin Tarantino and Lawrence Bender. Its name is a play on the French New Wave classic, by filmmaker Jean-Luc Godard. <br />Thanks in part to the popularity of Quentin Tarantino's and Robert Rodriguez's films, the company quickly gained cult-like status within Hollywood. The company's logo was a stylized image of the robbers from Reservoir Dogs, the debut film of Tarantino. ID the company.<br />
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  11. 11. 3<br />Deepika is a 22 year old girl from Delhi.  Her short-cut to fame was a movie released on Friday, the 13th of May 2011 that she sued. Directed by PawanKripalani, the movie ran into multiple controversies over its posters.<br />ID the movie.<br />
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  13. 13. Answer<br />Ragini MMS<br />
  14. 14. 4<br />X was the founder and chairman of Internet Users Community of India (IUCI). He had also played a major role in setting up internet organizations like the Ethical Hackers Association.  He dated Nadia Gamal, a belly dancer from Cairo and then later Geeta Bali.  A recipient of the PhalkeLegend Actor Award, both Sharmila Tagore and SairaBanu made their debuts opposite X. ID X.  <br />
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  17. 17. 5<br />MTV Networks has reported that 2.5 million songs have been downloaded by users within two months. Activision said it has sold more than 5 million new songs. It took wireless operator Sprint four months to sell 1 million songs on its over-the-air full-song download service. Metallica's "Ride the Lightning," "Blackened" and "And Justice for All" are the best-selling download. What is the cause for such rampant downloading by users?<br />
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  19. 19. Answer<br />The games Guitar Hero and Rock Band‘s creators added the feature that lets users being able to add downloadable songs for the games.<br />
  20. 20. REVERSE DIRECTION<br />
  21. 21. 6<br />ID the speaker<br />
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  24. 24. 7<br />The Motion Picture Association's Production Code in July 1934, objected unpardonable language on screen. But the Production Code on November 1, 1939, allowed use of those tabooed words that "shall be essential and required for portrayal, in proper historical context, of any scene or dialogue based upon historical fact or folklore or a quotation from a literary work, provided that no such use shall be permitted which is intrinsically objectionable or offends good taste.“<br />Why was this amendment made?<br />
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  26. 26. Answer<br />To allow the use of the dialogue:<br />“Frankly my dear, I don’t give a damn…”<br />From Gone With The Wind<br />
  27. 27. 8<br />All of Herge’s works of Tintin before “Tintin and the Land of the Black Gold” had as many pages as the plots required them to be. Every book after and including Tintin and the Land of the Black Gold were released in 62 pages.<br />Give funda.<br />
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  29. 29. Answer<br />Shortage of pages during World War 2<br />
  30. 30. 9<br />ID the cartoonist.<br />
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  32. 32. Answer<br />Bal Thackeray<br />
  33. 33. 10<br />X, located in Gurgaon and spread over 6 acres, cost Rs. 200 crores to build and has Shah Rukh Khan as its global ambassador. It consists of NautankiMahal, an 848-seat auditorium, Culture Gully, an air-conditioned boulevard and the Showshaa Theatre. ID X.<br />Pic on next slide<br />
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