Qonfuse - Finals


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General Quiz Final conducted as a part of Nirmaan 2011 - Inter-collegiate fest conducted by Department of Civil Engineering, BMSCE.

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  1. 1.  “X Saves TV Crew: Shoots And Tags Charging Tiger!“ “X Releases Long-Awaited Judo How-To DVD“ “X Dives Worlds Deepest Lake“ "If It’s August, X Must Be Nude In Public “ X Hugs Polar Bear On Arctic Trip“ “Macho Man X Jumps On A Harley At Biker Convention“ “X Unveils His ‘Vigorous Torso’ On Holiday“ "From Macho Man To Renaissance Man: X Breaks From Judo To Paint For Charity“ X ‘discovers ‘ greek urns on scuba dive ID X
  2. 2.  Charging for the toilet. X has come up with some truly innovative ways of keeping costs down This is a plan that X’s head Michael OLeary is particularly keen on. Having coin-operated toilets on flights is something the brash face of X has been planning for some time. Charging for refunding tax and third-party fees When flights are cancelled passengers have a right to claim back taxes and other fees. But X adds a £15 administration fee, often more than the charges themselves. Charging for mobile calls. Breaking the sanctity of the plane cabin X is not only allowing mobile phone use, its charging £2 a minute for the pleasure of saying Im on the plane, were just arriving at Stansted.‘ Charging by the pound Body weight pounds that is. The airline has looked at many ways to charge more overweight people for taking up too much room. Its all about "those really large passengers who invade the space of the passengers sitting beside them", apparently. Id X
  3. 3. “To be GOVERNED is to be watched, inspected, spied upon, directed, law-driven, numbered, regulated, enrolled, indoctrinated, preachedat, controlled, checked, estimated, valued, censured, commanded, by creatureswho have neither the right nor the wisdom nor the virtue to do so. To beGOVERNED is to be at every operation, at every transactionnoted, registered, counted, taxed, stamped, measured, numbered, assessed, licensed, authorized, admonished, prevented, forbidden, reformed, corrected, punished. It is, under pretext of public utility, and in the name of the generalinterest, to be placed undercontribution, drilled, fleeced, exploited, monopolized, extortedfrom, squeezed, hoaxed, robbed; then, at the slightest resistance, the first wordof complaint, to be repressed, fined, vilified, harassed, hunteddown, abused, clubbed, disarmed, bound, choked, imprisoned, judged, condemned, shot, deported, sacrificed, sold, betrayed; and to crownall, mocked, ridiculed, derided, outraged, dishonored. That is government;that is its justice; that is its morality”Said the pioneer of X, Pierre Joseph Proudhon. Now X is more synonymouswith, Guy Fawkes masks, anonymous hacker groups, reclaim the streets andprotests all over the word.ID X
  4. 4. ANARCHY
  5. 5. MRF CHAMPIONSHIP 20111) Nick Percat 20:58.590;2) Jordan King 21:04.796;3) Alice Powell 21:07.203; PUT FUNDA4) Kourosh Khani 21:22.793;5) Jukka Honkavuori 21:25.804;6) Zaamin Jaffer 21:26.486;7) Gaurav Gill 21:27.147;8) Miika Makela 21:33.933;9) Howard Fuller 21:34.355;10) Ameya Walavalkar 21:38.969;11) Alex Waters 21:46.286;12) Vikash Anand 21:50.270;13) Karthik Shankar 21:54.052;14) Arjun Balu 21:56.380;15) Sean Walkinshaw 22.07.272;16) James Thorp 22:14.666;17) Chris Palmer 22:25.215;18) Ashwin Sundar DNF;19) Philippe Layac DNF.
  6. 6.  Started in 2010 by a ‘digital’ publisher and e-book seller. The ‘members’ in chronological order include Stieg Larsson(july 2010), James Patterson, Nora Roberts, Charlaine Harris, Lee Child, Suzanne Collins, Michael Connelly, John Locke, Janet Evanovich and Kathryn Stockett, George R.R. Martin(september 2011)
  7. 7. End of infinite bounce
  8. 8. GRID LOCK
  9. 9.  Two New York Police Department detectives, Eddie Egan and Sonny Grosso seized 112 pounds of heroin in 1961, a record at that time, thus breaking up an organized drug and putting an end to three decades of drug trafficking which connected Turkey, France and United States. The ring involved the Sicilian Mafia, Unione Corse in France and the Lucchese Crime Family in the US. Which film is inspired by this incident
  11. 11.  To which Indian origin artist is the above artworks attributed to?
  12. 12.  The terminology for this kind of art is derived from the Italian word meaning “scratched”. This kind of art traces its roots to 30,000 B.C, in the form of cave paintings and pictographs using animal bones and pigments. The modern iteration of this art is seen in the ancient Greek city of Ephesus which the local guides say is an advertisement for prostitution. What are we talking about?
  13. 13. This startup was founded in2002 by an Indian americanK.R. Shridhar. He is amechanical engineeringgraduate from NationalInstitute of Technology,Tiruchirapalli, an M.S. degreein nuclear engineering fromUniversity of Illinois.His product is used by Google,Staples, Coca Cola, Bank ofAmerica, Wal Mart and Fed Ex.
  14. 14. X has been banned by the American Library Association since1999. Some of the reasons for banning the book areconnections to satanism, the ‘rule breaking’ attitude of thecharacters and also the perception of the author that one ofthe main character is gay.Jeremiah Films, a christian video company released severalDVD, one of which said “Xs world says that drinking deadanimal blood gives power, a satanic human sacrifice bringsnew life and demonic possession is not spiritually dangerous”X has been banned across UAE and Iran citing such reasons as“the book includes destructive words and sentences whichoppose the values of Islam” and as a “zionist book”ID X
  15. 15.  X teaches at New York University’s Stern School of Business and is the chairman of _______ Global Economics. The child of Iranian Jews and born in Turkey, he grew up in Italy. X’s claim to fame is that he predicted both the collapse of the United States housing market as well as the world wide recession. X’s critical economic views have earned him nicknames such as “Dr. Doom” and “Permabear”. Id X
  16. 16. Leader:Ringa pakia! Slap the hands against the thighs!Uma tiraha! Puff out the chest.Turi whatia! Bend the knees!Hope whai ake!Let the hipfollow!Waewae takahia kia kino! Stomp the feet as hard as youcan!Leader: Ka mate, ka mate I die, I die,Team: Ka ora Ka ora I live, I live,Leader: Ka mate, ka mate I die, I dieTeam: Ka ora Ka ora "I live, I live,All: Tēnei te tangata pūhuruhuru This is the hairy manNāna i tiki mai whakawhiti te rā. Who caused the sun toshine again for meA Upane! Ka Upane! Up the ladder, Up the ladderUpane Kaupane“ Up to the topWhiti te rā,! The sun shines!Hī! Rise!
  17. 17.  : “It was a big year for 3-D movies. Toy Story, Despicable Me, Tron. It seems like everything this year was three- dimensional — except the characters in The Tourist.” “The next presenter is a true Hollywood icon. In ten of the biggest blockbusters of all time, he has shown his extraordinary acting versatility. He has played a boxer … and Rambo. Please welcome Sylvester Stallone!” “Also not nominated, I Love You Phillip Morris. Jim Carrey and Ewan McGregor, two heterosexual actors pretending to be gay. So the complete opposite of some famous Scientologists, then. My lawyers helped with that joke.” Who said this?
  18. 18.  X has been described as one of the most marketable and marketed brands in the world. This brand has spawned T- shirts, watches, sneakers, key chains, cigarette lighters, coffee mugs, wallets, backpacks, mouse pads, beach towels and condoms. An Australian company has produced a “cherry ________” ice cream line, describing the eating experience like this: “The revolutionary struggle of the cherries was squashed as they were trapped between two layers of chocolate. May their memory live on in your mouth!” X’s claim to fame is that it has till now lent its name to numerous products without charging any royalty ID the brand.
  19. 19. Id the brand guru
  20. 20. The X’s symbol, which has white colour to 3/4 of its height at the top, andthe bottom 1/4 is filled with green colour, was unveiled at the meeting. Inthe middle of the flag a red coloured sun symbol is encircled with a yellowline.The green color is an "acknowledgement to the farmers", red symbolizes"change and revolution", the yellow border around the sun symbolizes"happiness in every home", white symbolizes "clean governance andtransparency"; the sun in the middle emphasizes the need for change andrevolution.X was founded in the year 2008. The first public meeting was held atAvalila tank. X’s founder expressed support for the efforts to create a“Fourth Front” but finally merged with Y, in 2011.Y was formed by members of theosophical society more than 100 yearsago. Y was primarily a socialist party basing its policies on Gandhianconcept of Sarvodaya but now it is seen as a supporter of free-marketpolicies.Id X and Y.
  22. 22. END OF FINALS