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Entertainment Quiz Prelims

  1. 1. The Entertainment Quiz Directed By Himadri and Prashant
  2. 2. Sgt. General Rules  30 questions.  No negatives. Starred questions used 4 tie breakers.  Using google and throwing change is strictly prohibited but applause, whistling and cheering is certainly allowed.  No arguing with the quizmaster.
  3. 3. 1. ________is a film graphic designer, producer and director. _________is most popularly known for Anbe Aaruyire. ________ is also the founder and chief executive of Ocher Picture Productions. In 2007, Ocher Studios signed an agreement with Warner Bros. Entertainment to partner up in producing and distributing Tamil films. Fill in the blanks.
  4. 4. 2. This word is an eponym originating in the 1960 film La dolce vita directed by Federico Fellini. One of the characters in the film is a news photographer played by Walter Santesso.  In his book Word and Phrase Origins, Robert Hendrickson writes that Fellini took the name from an Italian dialect that describes a particularly annoying noise, that of a buzzing mosquito. Which word?
  5. 5. 3. This world famous DJ is also known as Amsterdance, Armania, Darkstar, E=mc², El Guitaro, Gaia, Gig, Gimmick, Hyperdrive Inc., Misteri A, Perpetuous Dreamer, Problem Boy, Rising Star, The Shoeshine Factory. Yaaru?
  6. 6.  4.Director Martin Scorsese said of him, "He is the marker. There's 'before X' and 'after X'.' Actor Jack Nicholson once said, "When X dies, everybody moves up one.“Id X.
  7. 7. 5.Identify this comic
  8. 8.  6. Founded in 1988, X has emerged as one of the most reputed global events & entertainment companies. They were responsible for managing the opening and closing ceremony of CWG 2010 in Delhi. Id maadi.
  9. 9. 7. The original title was to be Stag Party but changed the name later on. The magazine has a long history of publishing short stories by notable novelists such as Arthur C. Clarke, Ian Fleming, Vladimir Nabokov, P. G. Wodehouse, and Margaret Atwood. The magazine throughout its history has expressed a libertarian outlook on political and social issues. Which magazine ;-)???
  10. 10. 8.Identify the artist.
  11. 11. 9. The common element of this genre is a prominent kick drum on every beat , usually generated by a drum machine or sampler. The drum track is filled out with hi-hat cymbal patterns that nearly always include an open hi-hat on eighth note off-beats between each kick, and a snare drum or clap sound on beats two and four of every bar. This pattern is derived from so-called "four-on-the-floor" dance drumbeats of the 1960s and especially the 1970s disco drummers. Producers commonly layer sampled drum sounds to achieve a more complex sound, and they tailor the mix for large club sound systems, de-emphasizing lower mid- range frequencies (where the fundamental frequencies of the human voice and other instruments lie) in favor of bass and hi-hats. Which genre of music am I talkin ‘bout??
  12. 12. 10. 1.___________ 2.___________ 3.J.R.R. Tolkien 4.Charles Schulz 5.John Lennon 6.Stieg Larsson 7.Dr. Seuss (Theodor Geisel) 8.Albert Einstein 9.George Steinbrenner 10.Richard Rodgers 11.(tie)Jimi Hendrix 11.(tie)Steve McQueen 13.Aaron Spelling. Fill in the blanks .(2 names)
  13. 13. 11.Identify. (easy one)
  14. 14. 12.The production of Bond 23 was suspended indefinitely, but On November 4, 2010 Bond 23 was in a reorganization plan and has been given a release date in November 2012.Why was the production stalled?
  15. 15. 13.This sitcom ran from 3rd july 2000 to 6th November 2008. It had over a 1080 episodes. The plot of the sitcom had a simple girl falling in love with a rich man despite opposition from his family. The following seasons had her wooing the other family members and the subsequent seasons had her keeping the family together. Which sitcom?
  16. 16. 14.Doug Jones, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, David Tennant,_______, Neil Patrick Harris, Michael C. Hall, Hugh Laurie, Leonardo DiCaprio and James Franco were all rumoured to play the this character before it was confirmed the character would not appear in the film. Identify this film and the character in question.
  17. 17.  15.After obtaining his engineering degree from the BMS college of Engg, Raj Singh Chaudhary moved to Mumbai to pursue his acting career. He was inspired by the politics and the ragging that occurred during his college days to pen the script of this movie. He even played the lead role along with Kay Kay Menon and this movie was directed by Anurag Kashyap. Name the movie.
  18. 18. 16.This club is (in)famous for many reasons. Animal Activists took the club apart in news papers after it had served a type of alcohol with a snake in it. Following the incident the club changed its name though the way it was pronounced was still the same. Recently the club was gutted by fire. Identify this erstwhile club:P
  19. 19. 17.Made of gold-plated britannium on a black metal base, it is 13.5 in (34 cm) tall, weighs 8.5 lb (3.85 kg) and depicts a knight rendered in Art Deco style holding a crusader's sword standing. What is being described here?
  20. 20. Four Friends from which famous TV show?? He has a Ph.D., who originally comes from New Delhi, India, works as a particle astrophysicist at Caltech. He is an experimental physicist with an IQ of 173 who received his Ph.D. when he was 24 years old. He lacks a Ph.D. He defends this by pointing out that he has a master's degree in Engineering from MIT and the apparatus he designs are built and launched into space. He began college at the age of 11 (after completing the fifth grade), started graduate studies at 14, and earned his first Ph.D. at 16. A theoretical physicist focusing on string theory, he possesses a master's degree, two PhDs, and an IQ of 187. 18.
  21. 21. 19. _____ poured a full can of beer down the neck and into the pick-ups of Ron McGovney's bass. When McGovney tried playing it, he received an electrical shock which he claims 'blew him across the room and shocked the hell out of him'. McGovney then told ______ to leave his house and left the band X shortly after.  In 1983, ______ concluded that one of his goals in life should be to create a band more successful than Y has ever been. What is the value of X & Y?
  22. 22. 20.X was born in Toronto, Ontario and raised in Brampton. His father was born in Bombay, India and worked as a federal meat inspector and his mother was born in Calcutta, India. He has performed in the United States, UK, Australia, mainland China, Denmark, South Africa,Vietnam,Mexico, Sri Lanka, Sweden, India, United Arab Emirates and London among other places. He has been recently included in the cast of Akshay Kumar’s Home Production-Breakaway. Who is X?
  23. 23. 21.In an interesting order, a local court has suggested a special screening of Hindi movie _______ for the urban development and housing (UDH) and police officials to sensitise them about the plight of people who suffer at the hands of land mafia in property-related matters after petitioner Manjusha Jhunjhunwala’s land had been grabbed. Which movie.?
  24. 24. 22. This scene is a dedication to whom?
  25. 25. 23.Identify D Poster.
  26. 26. 24.Which latest chartbuster is “inspired” from this song?
  27. 27.  25.Please identify the song or the artist
  28. 28. 26.Which current actresses is reprising the role of kimi katkar in this video.
  29. 29. 27.Identify this game trailer.
  30. 30. 28.Which style of dance is usually associated with this song?
  31. 31. 29.What is this ‘tradition’ called?
  32. 32. 30.Trailer of which movie?

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