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Vishal and shyam 25 04-2010


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Vishal and shyam 25 04-2010

  1. 1. <ul><li>THE WOOKIE QUIZ </li></ul><ul><li>OR </li></ul><ul><li>FLOCCINAUCINIHILIPILIFICATON </li></ul><ul><li>QUIZ </li></ul><ul><li>By </li></ul><ul><li>Vishal Karnani </li></ul><ul><li>& Shyam K </li></ul>
  2. 2. About me <ul><li>Name: Vishal Karnani </li></ul><ul><li>Going to complete engineering in a weeks time(Amrita(ECE)) </li></ul><ul><li>Big fan of “HIMYM” </li></ul><ul><li>Recently in love with “Dream Theater” </li></ul><ul><li>Well, that’s it… </li></ul>
  3. 3. <ul><li>About Me Too! </li></ul><ul><li>Shyam.K </li></ul><ul><li>Doing my CSE Engineering in Amrita. </li></ul><ul><li>One part of team Comfortably Numb. </li></ul><ul><li>Mad about books; likes movies, badminton, music. The usual. </li></ul>
  4. 4. <ul><li>The Usual Rules. </li></ul><ul><li>Infinite Bounce. </li></ul><ul><li>Thou must guess. </li></ul><ul><li>Lets Start. </li></ul>
  6. 6. ANSWER <ul><li>BARRACK OBAMA- NOBEL POTUS </li></ul>
  7. 7. 2. <ul><li>Launched by Dr.King at University of Minnesota a British researcher, it initially operated as an IRC BOT. Thanks to the technology Gopher- the primitive protocol to retrieve and search for information it became fully available and with the advent of the Mosiac browser this became the one of the most popular content web sites on the internet. Today it has grown far and wide with its own data management software called 'Dougie'. </li></ul>
  8. 8. Answer <ul><li> </li></ul>
  9. 9. 3. <ul><li>Id the album and the band </li></ul>
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  12. 12. Answer <ul><li>Connect is Munich </li></ul><ul><li>(From top left in clockwise manner: Oktoberfest , probably world's largest fair is held in Munich ; Sir Matthew Busby , former Manager of Manchester United team whose illustrious team was nicknamed Busby babes. The Busby babes including the manager were involved in the Munich Air Disaster in 1958 in which eight of them died; Steven Spielberg , director of the movie Munich based on the killings of the Israeli Olympic team during the 1972 Munich Olympics, an incident famously known as Black September; BMW, is headquartered in Munich </li></ul>
  13. 13. 5. <ul><li>X made his acting debut at age five playing a sick puppy in the absurdist comedy Pound (1970), and then at age seven he appeared in the surrealist Greaser's Palace (1972). From 1996 through 2001,X was arrested numerous times on drug-related charges and went several times through drug treatment programs unsuccessfully, explaining in 1999 to a judge: &quot;It's like I have a loaded gun in my mouth and my finger's on the trigger, and I like the taste of the gunmetal.“ </li></ul><ul><li>X released a CD in 2005 called The Futurist , and while promoting his film he and his co-stars were back up singers &quot;The Pips&quot; to Gladys Knight singing &quot;Midnight Train to Georgia&quot;. </li></ul><ul><li>In 1992, X became the first cast member of Saturday Night Live to be nominated for a Best Actor Oscar. </li></ul>
  14. 14. Answer <ul><li>Robert Downey Junior  </li></ul>
  15. 15. 6. <ul><li>X is of Mangalorean origin, and her mother tongue is Konkani. </li></ul><ul><li>X made her acting debut with the 2006 Kannada film Aishwarya. </li></ul><ul><li>In 2009, X started writing weekly columns for HT City, the lifestyle supplement of Hindustan Times. These columns appear online on social network, Desimartini. </li></ul><ul><li>Id X </li></ul>
  16. 16. Answer <ul><li>Deepika Padukone </li></ul>
  17. 17. 7. <ul><li>X adopted a custom logo (known as the Y ) and word-mark which has appeared on the vast majority of their promotional material and on the front cover of X’s every studio album. The Y is derived from Mary, Queen of Scots' mark, which was re-worked by Charlie Dominici for use on the album artwork for When Dream and Day Unite . It consists of a capital Phi, a capital Mu, and a capital Alpha. </li></ul><ul><li>Id X and Y </li></ul>
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  19. 19. 8. <ul><li>Salemohammad Motorwala Yusuf is an umpire who has been active mostly in first class cricket. His decision to call a medium pacer for suspected action had far reaching impact in the history of cricket. “In his second over, I must have called him four times, After calling him, he came and asked me, ‘What is wrong?’ I told him, ‘I have doubts about your action&quot;.  </li></ul><ul><li>What resulted? </li></ul>
  20. 20. Answer <ul><li>Anil Kumble turned to Leg spin </li></ul>
  21. 21. 9. <ul><li>_______ Techwin is a Asian aeronautics, optoelectronics, automations and defense company. It is currently the world's third largest digital camera manufacturer. It is one of the subsidiaries of ______ Group. The company established precision instrument laboratory in 1978.It started making cameras in 1979 and is still a world leader today. It acquired Rollei, a German camera manufacturer, and Union Optics of Japan, a manufacturer of semiconductor equipments. </li></ul><ul><li>Began selling digital cameras under the brand of ______ Kenox in 1997.In 2005, the company marked first place in Asian digital cameras market share and started a technical co-operation with Pentax. It will now be a conjoined partnership with ______ Electrics. Where its latest CCTV Cameras and Digital Imaging technology is then passed on for further products. </li></ul>
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  23. 23. 10. <ul><li>Richard Chee Quee (lead vocals) X (bass guitar/vocals) Y (guitar/vocals) Brad McNamara (guitar/vocals) Gavin Robertson (drums/vocals) Identify the rock band which is named after a rule from an informal form of their earlier profession. I need both names. No part points. </li></ul>
  24. 24. Answer <ul><li>Six and Out X – Brett Lee Y – Shane Lee </li></ul>
  25. 25. 11. <ul><li>“ Still, I dare to submit my imperfect work for my readers to judge. Perhaps some of you will find my bursts of word-fire too long, others may regard them too brief and broken. What matters is if my words hit the target.” Whose autobiography begins this way? </li></ul><ul><li>Lot s of clues in the question </li></ul>
  26. 26. Answer <ul><li>Mikhail Kalashnikov ( inventor of the AK-47) </li></ul>
  27. 27. 12. <ul><li>X has published a number of books, including a biography of Mohammad Azharuddin and a collection of columns in The Indian Express , Out of the Box - Watching the Game We Love. </li></ul><ul><li>X was the advisor to the Mumbai Indians in 2008. </li></ul><ul><li>X has also anchored BBC's travel serial Travel India </li></ul><ul><li>Id X. </li></ul>
  28. 28. Answer <ul><li>Harsha Bhogle </li></ul>
  29. 29. 14. <ul><li>Put Funda: o “How I wish I could recollect pi easily today!” o “How I want a drink, alcoholic of course, after the heavy lectures involving quantum mechanics!” o “Sir, I send a rhyme excelling, In sacred truth and rigid spelling, Numerical sprites elucidate, For me the lexicon's dull weight, If nature gain, not you complain Tho' Dr Johnson fulminate.” </li></ul>
  30. 30. Answer <ul><li>PIPHILOLOGY-The creation and use of mnemonic techniques to remember the digits of mathematical constant 'Pi'. The given sentences have number of letters in each word equal to the corresponding digit of 'Pi'. eg. 314159265 in the first sentence </li></ul>
  31. 31. 15. <ul><li>X holds the rank Commandeur in the Ordre des Arts et des Lettres of France. In May 2008 X was elected to the America Academy of Arts and Letters. In 2008, The Times ranked X thirteenth on their list of &quot;The 50 greatest British writers since 1945“. </li></ul><ul><li>X had a cameo appearance in the film Bridget Jones's Diary. In September 2008, and again in March 2009, X appeared as a panelist on the HBO program &quot;Real Time With Bill Maher&quot;. </li></ul><ul><li>X’s first novel, Grimus, a part-science fiction tale, was generally ignored by the public and literary critics. </li></ul><ul><li>Id X. </li></ul>
  32. 32. Answer <ul><li>Salman Rushdie </li></ul>
  33. 33. MVC <ul><li>Total number of visuals will be revealed at the end </li></ul><ul><li>Points system: </li></ul><ul><li>(+5) * no: of slides remaining </li></ul><ul><li>Two guesses per team </li></ul><ul><li>No negatives </li></ul>
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  46. 46. Answers
  47. 47. Wally Hammond
  48. 48. Clarrie Grimmet
  49. 49. Bill O’Reilly
  50. 50. Alec Bedser
  51. 51. Dennis Lillie
  52. 52. Ray Lindwall
  53. 53. Don Tallon
  54. 54. Barry Richards
  55. 55. Gary Sobers
  56. 56. Don Bradman
  57. 57. Arthur Morris
  58. 58. GOD
  59. 59. <ul><li>And the connect is…… </li></ul>
  60. 60. <ul><li>DON BRADMAN S GREATEST ELEVEN  </li></ul>
  61. 61. <ul><li>Back to text .Infinite Bounce again  </li></ul>
  62. 62. <ul><li>1) They were supposed to appear three nights after a child's birth to determine the course of its life. Brides in Athens offered them locks of hair and women swore by them. What are Clotho, Lachesis and Atropos together known as? </li></ul>
  63. 63. <ul><li>Ans: The Fates </li></ul>
  64. 64. <ul><li>2) Kathleen Hanna spray painted this slogan (X) on a wall. Y felt that the slogan was revolutionary and portrayed the attitude of his generation . What Hanna actually meant, however, was that Y smelled like the deodorant X which his girlfriend wore. This resulted in one of the most famous songs of all time. X and Y? </li></ul>
  65. 65. <ul><li>Ans: Smells like teen spirit, Kurt Cobain </li></ul>
  66. 66. <ul><li>3) Lady Godiva had a dispute with her husband Leofric, the Earl of Mercia, over taxes he levied on the developing city of Coventry. He challenged her to ride naked across the town, promising to reduce the tax if she did so. Godiva took the challenge and became a local legend. Townsfolk stayed indoors to show their respect but one person peeked at her anyway. His act of voyeurism was the origin of a famous phrase. The phrase? </li></ul>
  67. 67. <ul><li>Ans: Peeping Tom </li></ul>
  68. 68. <ul><li>4) The City of Shillong has been celebrating X’s birthday with concerts of his songs for the past 38 years. Local musicians, school kids and X fans from other places perform in front of die hard fans. This is being organized by Lou Majaw who says that X had a profound influence on him. He says if people understand X’s lyrics there would be no problems in the world. Name X. </li></ul>
  69. 69. <ul><li>Ans: Bob Dylan </li></ul>
  70. 70. <ul><li>5) Explain the list : </li></ul><ul><li>Numbers 1-10  </li></ul><ul><li>Atomic numbers for H, C, N, O, P  </li></ul><ul><li>Formulas for sugars, bases and phosphate in DNA nucleotides  </li></ul><ul><li>Double helix structure of DNA surrounding binary number that represents the number of nucleotides in the human genome  </li></ul><ul><li>Height of human being marked on the left and human population marked on right </li></ul><ul><li>Schematic of solar system (human stands on 3rd planet)  </li></ul><ul><li>X transmitting telescope  </li></ul><ul><li>Diameter of X telescope </li></ul>
  71. 71. <ul><li>Ans :Contents of Arecibo Message :A binary message projected into space using Arecibo telescope for possible reception by ET’s </li></ul>
  72. 72. <ul><li>6) The “Miserere mei, Deus“ is a psalm set to music performed in the Sistine Chapel. It was forbidden to transcribe the music. X heard it once and wrote the entire score from memory and was summoned to Rome by the Pope. Instead of being excommunicated he was praised for his musical genius and the ban was lifted. Name X. </li></ul>
  73. 73. <ul><li>Ans: Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart </li></ul>
  74. 74. <ul><li>7) This was a poster put up in 1978 explaining something. Who put it up and what is being explained? </li></ul><ul><li>“If it’s there and you can see it—it’s real If it’s not there and you can see it—it’s virtual If it’s there and you can’t see it—it’s transparent If it’s not there and you can’t see it-you erased it! “ </li></ul>
  75. 75. <ul><li>Ans :Ad by IBM explaining the properties of RAM (courtesy Qutopia) </li></ul>
  76. 76. <ul><li>8) Connect: Specific term please. </li></ul>
  77. 77. <ul><li>Ans: Mowgli Syndrome or Feral children in myth and fiction . </li></ul>
  78. 78. <ul><li>9) X is a life time award that commemorates people, games or characters in the Game Industry. Gamers worldwide cast their votes through paper ballots and online submissions during a one-month voting period. The winners are honoured with a steel star on X .The first set of inductees for games/characters are Link ,Sonic ,the Hedgehog and Solid Snake . </li></ul><ul><li>X please. </li></ul>
  79. 79. <ul><li>Ans: Walk of Game </li></ul>
  80. 80. <ul><li>10) William Ernest Henley was an English poet who inspired the character of Long John Silver in Treasure Island. He suffered from bone tuberculosis and had his left leg amputated. He is famous for the poem which he wrote from his hospital bed. The title, in Latin literally means unconquered. </li></ul>
  81. 81. <ul><li>The last two lines of the Poem are </li></ul><ul><li>“ I am the master of my fate: I am the captain of my soul “ </li></ul>
  82. 82. <ul><li>Ans : Invictus </li></ul>
  83. 83. <ul><li>11) The original X was created by Giovanni Maria Farina in 1709. He named it in honour of his hometown in Germany. He said &quot;I have found a fragrance that reminds me of an Italian spring morning, of mountain daffodils and orange blossoms after the rain“. It literally means “The water of X” .Other versions of X have been launched since, and now X is a general term for perfumes of that sort. </li></ul><ul><li>Image on next slide. If needed. </li></ul>
  84. 84. <ul><li>Image (If it helps). </li></ul>
  85. 85. <ul><li>Ans: Eau de Cologne </li></ul>
  86. 86. <ul><li>12) Identify. Specific term. </li></ul>
  87. 87. <ul><li>Ans: Popemobile </li></ul>
  88. 88. <ul><li>13) X derives from Italian. Originally used to describe males, it meant “great person” in 1920s. The 1929 silent film Desert Nights describes a wealthy female crook as a X .. The 1950s song “X&quot; by Jim Reeves is about a toddler. Aqua used the word in their song “ Barbie Girl”. Today X usually means a person who focuses on her physical appearance and neglects or stifles the development of other parts of her personality. The good word please. </li></ul>
  89. 89. <ul><li>Ans :Bimbo. </li></ul>
  90. 90. <ul><li>14) According to legend X fell from Heaven to show Adam and Eve where to build an altar and offer a sacrifice to God. The Altar became the first temple on Earth. People believe that the stone was pure and dazzling white then. Tradition holds that Adam's altar and the stone were lost in the process of Noah's Flood and forgotten. It was Abraham who found the it at the original site of Adam's altar when the Archangel Gabriel revealed it to him. What am I talking about? </li></ul>
  91. 91. <ul><li>Ans: The Black Stone found in the Kabbah </li></ul>
  92. 92. <ul><li>15)Jim Vallance &quot;Two of us wrote the song. Maybe he was thinking about something completely different(sex) ... but I was thinking about that amazing time when I turned 17. There were brand new vinyl albums released by The Beatles, Led Zeppelin, The Who, The Kinks, Janis Joplin, The Band. It was awesome and I'll never forget it. X is a great writer, a great singer, and a great friend. He's entitled to his recollections as to what inspired the song. My recollections just happen to be different than his.” </li></ul><ul><li>This controversy is about which song? </li></ul>
  93. 93. <ul><li>Ans: Summer of 69, Bryan Adamas </li></ul>
  94. 94. <ul><li>16) Uncycleopaedia says&quot; The X Y( two words) may sound like a lovely sweet act of endearment between two adults but in the rest of the world it is something to be feared, worried about and depending on the Xian performing the Y downright terrifying. To Xians however this is an act of endearment.This is frequently seen in sport as a goal celebration or to congratulate a fellow player on a hard, but successful tackle.&quot; </li></ul>
  95. 95. <ul><li>Ans: Glasgow Kiss </li></ul>
  96. 96. <ul><li>17)“All that is gold does not glitter, </li></ul><ul><li>not all those who wander are lost; </li></ul><ul><li>the old that is strong does not wither, </li></ul><ul><li>deep roots are not reached by the frost. </li></ul><ul><li>From the ashes a fire shall be woken, </li></ul><ul><li>a light from the shadows shall spring; </li></ul><ul><li>renewed shall be blade that was broken, </li></ul><ul><li>the crownless again shall be king.” </li></ul><ul><li>Well, tell me what this is. (VIDYUTH ANAND CANNOT ANSWER!) </li></ul>
  97. 97. <ul><li>Ans :Prophecy in Lord of the Rings about Aragon </li></ul>
  98. 98. <ul><li>18) Identify. Explain. </li></ul>
  99. 99. <ul><li>Ans : Sarc Mark developed by the company Sarcasm, Inc. Cost of purchase $1.99, No Kidding! </li></ul>
  100. 100. <ul><li>19) It was recorded in the Oxford English Dictionary as originating from Shakespeare's The Merry Wives of Windsor. In the phrase &quot;What the X!“ the word X is used as a substitute for &quot;devil&quot;. It was also used in the phrase &quot;to play the X&quot; in the meaning &quot;to play havoc/mischief&quot; . X also happens to be the name of a writer. </li></ul>
  101. 101. <ul><li>Ans: Dickens </li></ul>
  102. 102. <ul><li>20 )When he told his parents he wanted to be a writer they admitted him into a mental institution. Later dropped out of law school, lived as a hippie, dabbled in Satanism, became a songwriter, worked as an actor, journalist and in theatre before his “spiritual awakening”. He then started writing. He supports spreading his books through file sharing networks and was caught pirating his own books. This earned him the title 'the Googliest author'. Who? </li></ul>
  103. 103. <ul><li>Ans: Paulo Coelho </li></ul>
  104. 104. <ul><li>21) In 1688 a Swiss doctor, identified a new medical syndrome also called &quot;hypochondria of the heart&quot;. Various displaced Swiss of the seventeenth century suffered from the disease. Sufferers took on a lifeless and haggard countenance, became indifferent to their surroundings, confused past and present, and even hallucinated voices and ghosts. The best treatment for the Swiss was a visit to the Alps. Nowadays the word is used for an emotion. </li></ul>
  105. 105. <ul><li>Ans: Nostalgia </li></ul>
  106. 106. <ul><li>22)He is a failed prototype of Genuine People Personalities </li></ul><ul><li>Technology. The horror of his existence is that no task could </li></ul><ul><li>occupy even the tiniest fraction of his intellect. He seems to </li></ul><ul><li>find composing lullabies very hard. The only known lullaby is: </li></ul><ul><li>“ Now the world has gone to bed </li></ul><ul><li>Darkness won't engulf my head </li></ul><ul><li>I can see by infra-red </li></ul><ul><li>How I hate the night </li></ul><ul><li>Now I lay me down to sleep </li></ul><ul><li>Try to count electric sheep </li></ul><ul><li>Sweet dream wishes you can keep </li></ul><ul><li>How I hate the night.” Who? </li></ul>
  107. 107. <ul><li>Ans: Marvin the Paranoid Android. </li></ul>
  108. 108. <ul><li>23)He is a pop singer, Elvis impersonator and hairspray consumer who heads a four member boyband by his name. The other band members are Ashwin Segar on drums,Jay on Guitar and Avin Matthew on Piano.The members met at a Malyalee association meeting in Brisbane, Australia and played their first gig at a Christmas event. Their first album Christmas in Asia Minor was released in 2005. Who? </li></ul>
  109. 109. <ul><li>Ans: Boymongoose </li></ul>
  110. 110. <ul><li>24)His first venture was Traf-o-Data along with Y and Paul Gilbert when he was 17 years old. The objective was to read the raw data from roadway traffic counters and create useful reports for traffic engineers. The business failed when the State of Washington offered free traffic processing services. Then he later started Z with Y , which among other things ,has a Macintosh Business unit. This unit is the largest developer for Apple. The person, Y and Z? </li></ul>
  111. 111. <ul><li>Ans: Bill Gates Paul Allen and Microsoft. </li></ul>