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QUIZ MEET 17-01-2012              Quizmaster -              Prakhar Gupta
Question 1 What was originally published intending to parody these 4 popular comics of 80’s?
Answer Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles
Question 2    Identify the movie from its minimalist    poster.
Answer
Question 3Washington Post reported that "India was offered a X55 years ago, in 1955. But that offer, made by theUnited Sta...
Answer Permanent seat at the UN security council.
Question 4X was a Castilian nobleman , military leader anddiplomat. The title given to him in Spanish translatesto "The lo...
Answer X-Rodrigo Díaz de Vivar known as El Cid Campeador Y-King Sancho II Z-King Alfonso VI
Question 5The flag is designed to portray the "future history" ofX. The red bar, which lies closest to themast, symbolizes...
Answer Mars
Question 6    Identify the lady and her unique    distinction
Answer Graça Machel. She is the third wife of former South African president Nelson Mandela and the widow of Mozambican p...
Question 7Connect- Satan’s Alley The Scorcher The Fatties: Fart 2 Bust-A-Nut Booty Sweet
AnswerTropic Thunder
Question 8X is the only sport that women contest in olympics butmen do not. The sport has been played from 1996 to2008 but...
Answer Softball
Question 9 Whose work.  1.Dear Boss,I keep on hearing the police have caught me but they wont fix me just  yet. I have la...
2.I was not codding dear old Boss when I gave you thetip, youll hear about Saucy Jackys work tomorrowdouble event this tim...
3.From hellMr LuskSorI send you half the Kidne I took from one womenprasarved it for you tother piece I fried and ate it w...
AnswerJack the Ripper
Question 10X used ancient Sanskrit terminology in hisdescriptions of natural phenomena. As early as 1891 Xdescribed the un...
AnswerVivekananda & Nicolas Tesla
Question 11One of the Navratnas of Akbar’s court, he was the sonof a schoolmaster. He mastered Persian andArabic, philosop...
Mulla Do Pyaza
Question 12 Google founder Sergey Brin wrote on his blog:  "Today, whenever you use a piece of technology, there is a  go...
 Hint – The guy has an strong IITK connect.
Answers Rajiv Motwani
Question 13This bird is known as Maldhok in vernacular tongue.Spread across Maharashtra, Madhya Pradesh andRajasthan, this...
AnswersThe Great Indian Bustard
Question 16 X were Norse warriors who are reported in the Old Norse literature to have fought in a nearly uncontrollable,...
X – Berserker Y - Berserk
Question 17 X was born on June 16. His nickname is Tilu. By his  own admission, Y had based X on Professor  Challenger, b...
Question 18X was born into the aristocratic family of the Dukes ofMarlborough. His father, Lord Randolph, was acharismatic...
AnswerSir Winston Churchill
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  1. 1. QUIZ MEET 17-01-2012 Quizmaster - Prakhar Gupta
  2. 2. Question 1 What was originally published intending to parody these 4 popular comics of 80’s?
  3. 3. Answer Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles
  4. 4. Question 2 Identify the movie from its minimalist poster.
  5. 5. Answer
  6. 6. Question 3Washington Post reported that "India was offered a X55 years ago, in 1955. But that offer, made by theUnited States and the Soviet Union, was declined byIndias first prime minister, Jawaharlal Nehru. Nehrusaid the X should be given to China instead." . Thisdecision by Nehru is seen as a blunder and the loss ofan opportunity to attain a stronger diplomatic statureby India.ID X.
  7. 7. Answer Permanent seat at the UN security council.
  8. 8. Question 4X was a Castilian nobleman , military leader anddiplomat. The title given to him in Spanish translatesto "The lord-master of military arts“. He fought for Yas well as his brother Z when the former was executedby the later. Later he was exiled by Z and fought for theMoors. ID X.
  9. 9. Answer X-Rodrigo Díaz de Vivar known as El Cid Campeador Y-King Sancho II Z-King Alfonso VI
  10. 10. Question 5The flag is designed to portray the "future history" ofX. The red bar, which lies closest to themast, symbolizes X as it is today. The green and bluesymbolize stages in the possible terraforming ofX should humanity ever have the will and the ability toundertake such a task.ID X.
  11. 11. Answer Mars
  12. 12. Question 6 Identify the lady and her unique distinction
  13. 13. Answer Graça Machel. She is the third wife of former South African president Nelson Mandela and the widow of Mozambican president Samora Machel. Only person to be the spouse of head of two different countries.
  14. 14. Question 7Connect- Satan’s Alley The Scorcher The Fatties: Fart 2 Bust-A-Nut Booty Sweet
  15. 15. AnswerTropic Thunder
  16. 16. Question 8X is the only sport that women contest in olympics butmen do not. The sport has been played from 1996 to2008 but IOC has voted to drop it from 2012olympics.ID X.
  17. 17. Answer Softball
  18. 18. Question 9 Whose work. 1.Dear Boss,I keep on hearing the police have caught me but they wont fix me just yet. I have laughed when they look so clever and talk about being on the righttrack. That joke about Leather Apron gave me real fits. I am down on whores and I shant quit ripping them till I do get buckled. Grand work the last job was. I gave the lady no time to squeal. How can they catch me now. I love my work and want to start again. You will soon hear of me with my funny little games. I saved some of the proper red stuff in a ginger beer bottle over the last job to write with but it went thick like glue and I cant use it. Red ink is fit enough I hope ha. ha. The next job I do I shall clip the ladys ears off and send to the police officers just for jolly wouldnt you. Keep this letter back till I do a bit more work, then give it out straight. My knifes so nice and sharp I want to get to work right away if I get a chance. Good Luck. Yours truly X Dont mind me giving the trade name PS: Wasnt good enough to post this before I got all the red ink off my hands curse it No luck yet. They say Im a doctor now. ha ha
  19. 19. 2.I was not codding dear old Boss when I gave you thetip, youll hear about Saucy Jackys work tomorrowdouble event this time number one squealed a bitcouldnt finish straight off. Had not got time to get earsoff for police thanks for keeping last letter back till Igot to work again.X
  20. 20. 3.From hellMr LuskSorI send you half the Kidne I took from one womenprasarved it for you tother piece I fried and ate it wasvery nise. I may send you the bloody knif that took itout if you only wate a whil longersignedCatch me when you Can Mishter Lusk.
  21. 21. AnswerJack the Ripper
  22. 22. Question 10X used ancient Sanskrit terminology in hisdescriptions of natural phenomena. As early as 1891 Xdescribed the universe as a kinetic system filled withenergy which could be harnessed at any location. Hisconcepts during the following years were greatlyinfluenced by the teachings of Y . After meeting Y andafter continued study of the Eastern view of themechanisms driving the material world, X began usingthe Sanskrit words Akasha, Prana, and the conceptof a luminiferous ether to describe thesource, existence and construction of matter.ID X andY
  23. 23. AnswerVivekananda & Nicolas Tesla
  24. 24. Question 11One of the Navratnas of Akbar’s court, he was the sonof a schoolmaster. He mastered Persian andArabic, philosophy and astronomy. He was acceptedby Akbar but was disappointed when he was put incharge of the poultry house. He later went onto tobecome famous with a dish that he created, whichaccording to legend happened when he asked for oneparticular ingredient to be increased.Identify him.
  25. 25. Mulla Do Pyaza
  26. 26. Question 12 Google founder Sergey Brin wrote on his blog: "Today, whenever you use a piece of technology, there is a good chance a little bit of X is behind it." As Google emerged from Stanford, Brin wrote: “X remained a friend and advisor as he has with many people and startups since. At Stanford, it is with X that I have stayed the closest and I will miss him dearly. Yet his legacy and personality lives on in the students, projects, and companies he has touched."ID X.
  27. 27.  Hint – The guy has an strong IITK connect.
  28. 28. Answers Rajiv Motwani
  29. 29. Question 13This bird is known as Maldhok in vernacular tongue.Spread across Maharashtra, Madhya Pradesh andRajasthan, this bird is now threatened by incessantloss of habitat. Name this bird, which Salim Ali hadproposed to be the national bird of India but this couldnot be done because the misspelling of the bird’s namemay result in otherwise abusive word for the country.
  30. 30. AnswersThe Great Indian Bustard
  31. 31. Question 16 X were Norse warriors who are reported in the Old Norse literature to have fought in a nearly uncontrollable, trance-like fury, a characteristic which later gave rise to the English word Y. Give me X and Y??
  32. 32. X – Berserker Y - Berserk
  33. 33. Question 17 X was born on June 16. His nickname is Tilu. By his own admission, Y had based X on Professor Challenger, by Arthur Conan Doyle. X is a polyglot who knows 69 languages. His pet cat Newton is 24 years old. His inventions include Evolutin - A drug that makes people evolve 10 thousand years in 5 minutes. Snuff Gun - A gun that causes snuffing for thirty three hours
  34. 34. Question 18X was born into the aristocratic family of the Dukes ofMarlborough. His father, Lord Randolph, was acharismatic politician who served as Chancellor of theExchequer; his mother, Jenny Jerome, an Americansocialite. He gained fame as a war correspondent andthrough books he wrote about his campaigns. He wonthe Nobel Prize in Literature in 1953, and was the firstperson to be made an Honorary Citizen of the UnitedStates.ID X..
  35. 35. AnswerSir Winston Churchill

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