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  1. 1. FinalsXquizite 2012 Vikas Prasad Kush Jain
  3. 3. Marking Scheme1.Correct answer +102.On pounce (+10/-5)
  4. 4. Q1.X‘ was invented in the United States as a medicine by scientistTheron T. ‘X’ (1800–1852) in 1846, He extracted a healing teafrom witch hazel, with which he discovered he could heal smallcuts and other ailments. The product was named "GoldenTreasure." After Theron died, it would be known as “XsExtract.“In 1987, the Chesebrough Manufacturing Company by mostknown as "Chesebrough-X", was acquired by Anglo-Dutchcompany Y, giving ‘X’ a more international reach.Give me that X , which everyone has used at any point of his life.
  5. 5.  Pond’s
  6. 6. Q2.Which Picture follows next?
  7. 7.  IEEE Logo
  8. 8. Q3 Lesser known counterpart ofwhat?
  9. 9. ISHIHARA Test for COLORBLINDNESS The numeral "74" should be clearly visible to viewers with normal color vision. Color blind Viewers may see it as "21"
  10. 10. Q4.Like many of his countrymen he aspired to bea fast bowler.But in his own words,"I was not fast enough ... Some of my friends usedto make fun that my run-up to the crease wasfaster than my deliveries."He took their advice and took to something else.Who?
  11. 11.  Usain Bolt
  12. 12. Q5.‘Y’ is a proper word in the Dutch language. Y wasfirst documented in the Oxford English Dictionary in2011. In Welsh, Y means "nonsense”.Y also shares its name with a 2012 movie directed byLisa Azuelos. Destiny Hope stars in this moviealongside a model.Y also forms the initial of a famous war-gameinspired by the Defense of the Ancients map forWarcraft III: The Frozen Throne.Identify Y
  13. 13.  LOL
  14. 14. ■ Q6.■ _____ ______is a Dutch doctor with a wide range of interests and accomplishments, partly attested by the string of letters that follows his name: "M.D., D.Ph., D.Litt., etc."■ Even though his name is visibly Dutch, he uses German words instead of Dutch, such as "mein Gott" and "toll", which translate in English to "my God" and "great" respectively.■ _____ _____is called in by his former student, Dr. John Seward, to assist with the mysterious illness of Lucy Westenra.■■ It is later revealed that _______ _____ is really Gabriel, the Left Hand of God - as well as the one who originally did the task.
  15. 15. 08/27/10
  16. 16. VAN HELSING The original task done by angel gabriel being murdering the Count Dracula Van/Von etc are typical dutch names
  17. 17. 7.Connect
  18. 18. Bittorrent IncEric Klinker , CEOAshwin NavinBram Cohen
  19. 19. Q8. X was born as a son of Vasudeva.• Kansa, the brother of Devaki and an evil king,was intent upon killing all the children of his sisterbecause of a prediction that he would die at the handsof her _______ son.• Kamsa thus threw his sister Devaki and herhusband Vasudeva into prison, and proceeded to killeach of their children as they were born. However, Xwas transferred miraculously from Devakis womb tothe womb of Vasudevas other wife, who desired a childof her own.• Xs other name is also Samkarshan whichdescribes the transfer of the child from the womb.• He was born under Shravana nakshatra onShraavana Purnima or Raksha bandhan.ID X
  20. 20.  Balram
  21. 21. Q9.He has established six ashrams in India, 3 inthe corner and 3 in the central India as a partof his activities. They are in Assam, Bihar,Punjab, Karnataka, Maharashtra and MadhyaPradesh.He was the first Indian recipient of aninternational award for particular category.Identify him.
  22. 22.  Vinoba Bhave
  23. 23. Q11.The Brand Trust Report, India Study, 2011 is abook written in 2011 that analyses variousIndian brands and how the public view them.The book is a result of a detailed research onbrand trust that generated 16,000 uniquebrands from over 10,000 hours of fieldworkconducted in 9 cities. Topping the rankings isNokia (1100 FTW!), followed by other expectedcompanies such as Tata, Sony, SBI, etc. Number57 on the list, however, is rather unique. Giveme the name of this brand.
  24. 24. Sachin Tendulkar
  25. 25. Q11.The word _______ itself is of uncertain origin. Twopossibilities are commonly proffered. It could comefrom a similar czech word or, it could be a blend ofmazurka and polonaise.In the 1840s, the _______ was sweeping Britain andAmerica. It was the latest dance craze, like theCharleston of the 1920s. In an effort to cash in on thefad, manufacturers began naming all sorts of thing_______. _______ gauze, _______ hats, _______ curtain bandsand many other products with the _______ name hitthe market in the 1840s. Of these, only the ____________ survives today.
  26. 26. POLKA DOTS
  27. 27. Q12.You find this on almost all the dongles and a fewMTS mobile phones.what is the full form of ZTE ?
  28. 28.  Zhongxing Telecommunication Equipment
  30. 30. Rules4 imagesMarking scheme20/-1015/-5105
  31. 31. Q1. (Chronological exhaustive list)
  32. 32. Giveaway hint: They all relate to?
  33. 33. Double centurions of India againstEngland
  34. 34. Q2.
  35. 35. Related to same thing:
  36. 36. Programming languages1.C (sea),python2.Java3.perl4.Pascal,Ada
  37. 37. Q3
  38. 38. Were not able to receive theirnobel peace prize1. Andrei DmitrievichSakharov,Lech Walesa2.Liu Xiabo3.Aung san suu kyi
  39. 39. Q4
  40. 40. Academy award venues1.Millennium Biltimore Hotel2. Pantages Theatre3.Santa Monica Civic auditorium4.Kodak/Dolby theatre
  41. 41. Loch Ness MonsterMt Rushmore
  42. 42. Think fruity. Think refreshing.Think a DNA scanner embedded in the lip ofyour bottle reading all 3 gigabytes of yourbase pair genetic data in a fraction of asecond, fine-tuning your individualhormonal cocktail in real time using ourpatented Auto-Drink™ technology, andslamming a truckload of electrolyticneurotransmitter smart-drug stimulantspast the blood-brain barrier to achievemaximum optimization of your soon-to-be-grateful cerebral cortex. Plus, its low incarbs! And with flavors ranging from BetaCarroty to Glutamate Grape, youll never runout of ways to quench your thirst forknowledge.
  43. 43. Requirements:I am a world-class expert in:PhysicsFirst AidEngineeringGuitar Hero III
  44. 44. Google Joke Products/Hoaxes
  46. 46. Q1.We took something and encoded it archaicstyle… what?"Scintillate, scintillate, asteroid minific; Feign do I fathom your natures specific Exaltedly set on the aether capacious A reasonable facsimile of a gem carbonaceous.Scintillate, scintillate, asteroid minific;Feign do I fathom your natures specific“
  47. 47.  Twinkle Twinkle Little Star
  48. 48. Q2.What is being talked about ?For it is related in our records how once upon a time your Statestayed the course of a mighty host, which, starting from adistant point in the Atlantic ocean, was insolently advancing toattack the whole of Europe, and Asia to boot. For the oceanthere was at that time navigable; for in front of the mouth whichyou Greeks call, as you say, the pillars of Heracles, there lay anisland which was larger than Libya and Asia together; and it waspossible for the travellers of that time to cross from it to theother islands, and from the islands to the whole of the continentover against them which encompasses that veritable ocean. Forall that we have here, lying within the mouth of which we speak,is evidently a haven having a narrow entrance; but that yonderis a real ocean, and the land surrounding it may most rightly becalled, in the fullest and truest sense, a continent.
  49. 49.  Atlantis as described by Plato
  50. 50. Hosted on desimartini.com; what is so special about these web page(s)?
  51. 51.  This website ONLY runs when your Internet is off.
  52. 52. Q4.Sparkling white object coming from thenorth-eastern parts of France is called X. But onlythat object might be called X - contrary topopular perceptions. And in fact, it is EuropeanLaw. Frances ownership of the word was furtherconfirmed in Treaty of Versailles in 1919.However, a loophole remained : USA neverratified that treaty. Hence, USA sparkling whiteobject also might be called as X.ID X?
  53. 53. Champagne
  54. 54. Q5.Born in Malaysia, this Order of British Empirerecipient started X Ltd. in 1996 with VogueMagazine accessories editor, Tamara Melton.In 2001, X sold the 50% stake in company for 10million Pounds.X has claimed record eight pages in 1988 issue ofVogue, and in 1990, Xs image was boosted whenPrincess Diana patronaged Xs products.
  55. 55.  Jimmy Choo
  56. 56. Q6.What product the gentlemen named bough to themarket, which has delighted (a part of) generation sincethen? The Map has to do something with the naming ofproduct.
  57. 57.  Bikini
  58. 58. Q7.Opening with the lines:“X, light of my life, fire of my loins. My sin, my soul. “This highly controversial book X deals with male narrator who is obsessedwith female protagonist of series whom he secretly called X.Today the name X has become synonymous with a type of person.Since its inception, this novel has evoked extreme reactions. It has beenbanned, and bans have been lifted. It has been hailed as the best book ordegraded as “dirtiest book ever” full of “sheer pornographic stuff”.Today, this book though generally is considered to be one of the greatestworks of twentieth century. It has been ranked fourth in Modern LibraryCollection, included in Time’s List of 100 Best Books (1923-2005), has beensubject of multiple operas, stage plays, dramas, movies, ballets and even oneBroadway Musical.
  59. 59. Lolita
  60. 60. Q8.During a Trip across Atlantic, X’s money, some of luggage and ticket werestolen and he was nearly thrown overboard.When he finally arrived in New York, he had 4 cents in his pocket, a letter ofrecommendation and some remaining luggage.The letter of recommendation was to Y – which stated, “I have known two greatpeople in my life, one is you [Y], and other is this young man. [X].Y hired X and X rapidly rose in ranks of Y’s organization. X offered to do acomplete revamp of one of Y’s product claiming he can both improve its serviceand economy.Y who was known for stinginess, did not believe X, and offered him $50,000 if X isto succeed. After months of work, X succeeded, and when he asked about hispayment, Y famously remarked:“X, you don’t understand our American Humor.”Thus started one of most interesting public battles between X and Y, which spreadover decades, and find its supporters to both sides even today.ID X.
  61. 61.  Nikola Tesla, Thomas Alva Edison
  62. 62. Q9.‘XY‘ was born and raised in North Highlands,California, to a working-class family. Her motherworked for the state of California and her father is amechanic.Her ancestry includes Greek, Irish, and Polish.Originally she toyed with the name Anna Karina,taken after the French New Wave actress, beforedeciding on her present name. The name “X" wastaken from X Konietzko of the band KMFDM,[16] and“Y" represents Oscar Wilde’s novel ‘Z’
  63. 63. Sasha grey
  64. 64. Q10. ID who is on cover?
  65. 65.  Preet Bhatara (Prosecutor of Rajat Gupta Case)
  66. 66. Q11.X first developed his system for baseball players, called PECOTA whichhe then sold to Basketball Prospectus, and managed from 2003-2009.He began using the system for different fields, and by 2009, was on TIME’slist of 100 Most Influential Men.Writing under pseudonym, “Poblano” He opened FiveThirtyEight.com, andrevealed his identity in March 2008 winning huge accolades, and fame.In early November of 2012, he had achieved huge celebrity status in cyberworld, and twitter-verse has created a meme dedicated to him as #Xfacts,where he attained cult status equal to Rajnikanth, or Chuck Norris.ID X.
  67. 67.  Nate Silver
  68. 68. Q12.The brand was founded by the X Brothers (today known as Y) in 1899.The name changed from “Sunlight Flakes” to “Z” in 1900, a Latin word for“light” and suggestive of “luxury.” Z was launched in the United States in 1925 and in the United Kingdomin 1928. Subsequently, X has been marketed in several forms.Since the 1930s, more than 400 of the world’s most famous femalecelebrities have been associated with Z.Reflecting the shift in beauty trends in the 70s, the Z stars stepped downfrom their pedestals and were portrayed as multi-faceted women withnatural, wholesome beauty that the ordinary consumer could relate andaspire to. The executions were more of ‘a day in the life’ of the stars withfocus on their ‘natural beauty’. Stars included Brigitte Bardot and NatalieWood.Give me Z.
  69. 69. Lux
  70. 70. LONG CONNECTFor the connect First Two : +40/-20 (a, b) Next Two : +30/-15 (c, d) Next Two : +20/-10 (e, f) Last : +10 (g)
  71. 71. Q1.a
  72. 72. Q1.b
  73. 73. Q1.c
  74. 74. Q1.d
  75. 75. Q1.e
  76. 76. Q1.f
  77. 77. Q1.g
  78. 78. Answer
  79. 79. People featured on currencynotes.
  80. 80. 2.a)The owner converted an acquiredathletics stadium into a footballground to lease it to a local footballclub but when they refused, theowner made his own team to playthere.
  81. 81. 2.bThey won their first major Europeanhonour after beating the white Europeangiants of that era, if you are confused on thename of white giants its Real Madrid.
  82. 82. 2.cThe 1970s was a very hard time for theclub, an ambitious redevelopment of theclub home lead to star players being sold,club being nearly relegated to the thirddivision but along came a new owner thatchanged the fortunes of the club buying theclub at a price of 1 pound.
  83. 83. 2.dTheir most capped player is their excaptain, who was a defender and played795 games there.
  84. 84. 2.eThey may not be their local rivals , but astrong rivalry with Leeds United datesback to several heated and controversialmatches in the 1960s and 1970s,particularly the 1970 FA Cup Final
  85. 85. 2.fThe clubs 21–0 aggregate victoryover Jeunesse Hautcharage in theUEFA Cup Winners Cup in 1971remains a record in Europeancompetition.
  86. 86. 2.gA referee had to end his careerfollowing a controversial defeat at thehands of eventual champions of the cupin the 2nd leg of the semi final that wasdecided on an away goal, the gamebeing marked with very poor display bythe referee giving many wrongdecisions against the losing side
  87. 87. Answer
  88. 88. 4.a
  89. 89. 4.b
  90. 90. 4.c
  91. 91. 4.d
  92. 92. 4.e
  93. 93. Q-4 f
  94. 94. 4.g
  95. 95. Connect: Age of Empires 2 / Age of empires 2 campaigns1. Saladin2. Barbarossa3. Atiila the hun4. William Wallace5. Genghis Khan6. Joan of Arc7. Montezuma
  96. 96. 3.(12 point for every name next7 slides-differential marking)a)Antarctica
  97. 97. 3.bAustralia
  98. 98. 3. CEurope
  99. 99. 3.dSouth America
  100. 100. 3.ENorthamerica
  101. 101. 3. fAfrica
  102. 102. 3.gAsia
  103. 103. Answer
  104. 104. The seven SummitsAsia: Mount Everest 29,035 feet (8850meters)South America: Aconcagua 22,829 feet (6962meters)North America: Denali AKA Mount McKinley20,320 feet (6194 meters)Africa: Kilimanjaro 19,340 feet (5895meters)Europe: Mount Elbrus 18,510 feet (5642meters)Antarctica: Vinson massif 16,067 feet (4897meters)Australia: Mount Kosciusko 7,310 feet (2228