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Grand FinaleGrand Finale
Researched and Conducted by:
Somnath Chanda
RULES
RoundsRounds
• 5 questions.5 questions.
• Each question carries 5Each question carries 5
marks.marks.
• Full house ensure 5 bonus.Full ...
Q Who was the subject of this cartoon?Who was the subject of this cartoon?
A
   Rajiv GandhiRajiv Gandhi
1   What was the occasion?What was the occasion?
2    Which word is missing in this highlyWhich word is missing in this highly
controversial cartoon? controversial cartoon...
3    What’s the issue?What’s the issue?  
4    This particular cartoon, printed in the class XII Pol.This particular cartoon, printed in the class XII Pol.
Sc. book...
5    Who was the subject of this cartoon?Who was the subject of this cartoon?
1   What was the occasion?What was the occasion?
1
   India’s Mars MissionIndia’s Mars Mission
2    Which word is missing in this highlyWhich word is missing in this highly
controversial cartoon? controversial cartoon...
2
   EmergencyEmergency
3    What’s the issue?What’s the issue?  
3
   Salman Khan hit-and-run caseSalman Khan hit-and-run case
4    This particular cartoon, printed in the class XII Pol.This particular cartoon, printed in the class XII Pol.
Sc. book...
4
   Anti-hindi agitation in Tamil NaduAnti-hindi agitation in Tamil Nadu
in the 1960sin the 1960s
5    Who was the subject of this cartoon?Who was the subject of this cartoon?
5
   Jay Prakash Narayan Jay Prakash Narayan 
• 20 questions.20 questions.
• Infinite Bounce.Infinite Bounce.
• Flat scoring of 10 points.Flat scoring of 10 points.
• H...
• Every team will get the chance to pounce any 5
questions out of 20.
• Score : +10 (for a correct answer)
-10 (for a wron...
1   Whose name has been blanked out in this panelWhose name has been blanked out in this panel
from the cartoon strip ‘Fra...
1
   Galileo GalileiGalileo Galilei
2    Whose name has been blanked out from thisWhose name has been blanked out from this
congratulatory tweet by Sir Jadeja...
2
   Lord RamLord Ram
3    Citrus paradisi is a tropical citrus fruit knownCitrus paradisi is a tropical citrus fruit known
for its sour to semi...
3
   Jabong.comJabong.com
4
  Zhang Heng, a Chinese polymath who lived duringZhang Heng, a Chinese polymath who lived during
the Han dynasty, achiev...
4
4
   SeismographSeismograph
5
   The 2014 movie, based on the memoir,The 2014 movie, based on the memoir,
‘Travelling to Infinity’ was released with t...
5
   The Theory of EverythingThe Theory of Everything
6    As per the local historian R. S. Duncan,As per the local historian R. S. Duncan, ‘what’‘what’
owes its origin to this...
6
   Here we go round theHere we go round the
Mulberry BushMulberry Bush
Q Jeremy Clarkson, the presenter of theJeremy Clarkson, the presenter of the Top GearTop Gear
was pelted with stones while...
A
   Falkland WarFalkland War
7    Rushnyk, a ritual cloth embroidered with symbolsRushnyk, a ritual cloth embroidered with symbols
and cryptograms of t...
7
   BelarusBelarus
8
  Identify the singer of this song taken from a 2014Identify the singer of this song taken from a 2014
movie.movie.
8
   Madhuri DixitMadhuri Dixit
9
   In an effort to decide which wife’s love is greaterIn an effort to decide which wife’s love is greater
for Krishna, t...
9
   A leaf of TulsiA leaf of Tulsi
1
0
   As part of a special celebration, the routes of theseAs part of a special celebration, the routes of these
travel p...
1
0
   800 Year Celebration of800 Year Celebration of
Magna CartaMagna Carta
1
0
1
1
   If you add up the four clues, which geographicalIf you add up the four clues, which geographical
entity will you ge...
   Jog FallsJog Falls
1
1
1
2
   Liverpool FC has recently banned, in theirLiverpool FC has recently banned, in their
homeground, a hugely popular i...
   Selfie SticksSelfie Sticks
1
2
   As per the claims of the Flat Earth Society, aAs per the claims of the Flat Earth Society, a
pseudoscientific organisat...
   First Moon landing in 1969First Moon landing in 1969
1
3
Q
In 2014, which bollywood actor-director tookIn 2014, which bollywood actor-director took
part in the Raid De Himalayas r...
A
   Sohail KhanSohail Khan
1
4
   Guardians of the SkiesGuardians of the Skies (GOTS) is a game freely(GOTS) is a game freely
available on Android, W...
   Indian Air ForceIndian Air Force
1
4
   Which 2012 Grammy Award nominee for the BestWhich 2012 Grammy Award nominee for the Best
Musical Theater Album is perfo...
   Daniel RadcliffeDaniel Radcliffe
1
5
     According to Chitralakshana, the earliest IndianAccording to Chitralakshana, the earliest Indian
treatise on painting...
   RangoliRangoli
1
6
1
7
  ‘  ‘Little Wars’ (whose full title isLittle Wars’ (whose full title is Little Wars: a game forLittle Wars: a game fo...
1
7
   H. G. WellsH. G. Wells
1
7
   Dutch designer Christian Boer was inspiredDutch designer Christian Boer was inspired
to create this typeface after lear...
   This font, named Dyslexie will helpThis font, named Dyslexie will help
dyslexics read better.dyslexics read better.
1
8
1
9
   The original portly figure in regal garb hasThe original portly figure in regal garb has
been recently replaced by ...
   MaharajahMaharajah
1
9
2
0
   After the annexation of Crimea by Russia inAfter the annexation of Crimea by Russia in
March 2014, a very special t...
   Consist of DolphinsConsist of Dolphins
2
0
• There are 5 person from the world of music toThere are 5 person from the world of music to
have won the Bharat Ratna Awa...
A
1. M. S. Subbulakshmi (1998)1. M. S. Subbulakshmi (1998)
2. Pt. Ravi Shankar (1999)2. Pt. Ravi Shankar (1999)
3. Lata Ma...
• Frequent collaborators – Tim Burton & JohnyFrequent collaborators – Tim Burton & Johny
Depp has made 8 movies together.D...
A1. Edward Scissorhands (1990)1. Edward Scissorhands (1990)
2. Ed Wood (1994)2. Ed Wood (1994)
3. Sleepy Hollow (1999)3. S...
• 5 questions.5 questions.
• Each question carries 5Each question carries 5
marks.marks.
• Full house ensure 5 bonus.Full ...
Q    Kelly Brook and Tina Fey tried to recreateKelly Brook and Tina Fey tried to recreate
whose iconic pose by taking comp...
4
   Audrey HepburnAudrey Hepburn
1    This is the lego re-creation of a podium-This is the lego re-creation of a podium-
moment which went viral in differe...
2    NASCARNASCAR
driver Jimmiedriver Jimmie
Johnson andJohnson and
his wifehis wife
Chandra isChandra is
recreating there...
3    Whose self portrait has been re-created thus?Whose self portrait has been re-created thus?  
4 This particularThis particular
India TodayIndia Today
cover is the re-cover is the re-
creation of thecreation of the
co...
5   In this recreation of a 1950’s photograph, SofiaIn this recreation of a 1950’s photograph, Sofia
Vergara is re-enactin...
1    This is the lego re-creation of a sports photo ofThis is the lego re-creation of a sports photo of
recent times which...
1
   McKayla Maroney McKayla Maroney 
2    NASCARNASCAR
driver Jimmiedriver Jimmie
Johnson andJohnson and
his wifehis wife
Chandra isChandra is
recreating there...
2
   The Freewheelin’ by Bob DylanThe Freewheelin’ by Bob Dylan
3    Whose self portrait has been re-created thus?Whose self portrait has been re-created thus?  
3
   Van GoghVan Gogh
4 This particularThis particular
India TodayIndia Today
cover is the re-cover is the re-
creation of thecreation of the
co...
4
   The Little PrinceThe Little Prince
5   In this recreation of a 1950’s photograph, SofiaIn this recreation of a 1950’s photograph, Sofia
Vergara is re-enactin...
5
   Sophia LorenSophia Loren
• 20 questions.20 questions.
• Infinite Bounce.Infinite Bounce.
• Flat scoring of 10 points.Flat scoring of 10 points.
• H...
• Every team will get the chance to pounce any 5
questions out of 20.
• Score : +10 (for a correct answer)
-10 (for a wron...
1    Gurdayal Gun, named afterGurdayal Gun, named after
Brigadier Gurdayal Singh, isBrigadier Gurdayal Singh, is
the first...
1
   Arjun RampalArjun Rampal
2
  
What does thisWhat does this
Greek postageGreek postage
stamp paystamp pay
tribute to?tribute to?
2
   Pythagoras TheoremPythagoras Theorem
3
   Where would you find all ofWhere would you find all of
them together?them together?
3
  Lords Cricket GroundLords Cricket Ground
4    Writer-director DavidWriter-director David
Cage’sCage’s ‘Beyond: Two‘Beyond: Two
Souls’Souls’, premiered with, premie...
4
  It’s a Video GameIt’s a Video Game
5    Satellite images depicting a matter of greatSatellite images depicting a matter of great
concern…..explain.concern….....
5
   Vanishing of Aral SeaVanishing of Aral Sea
6
   Riteish Deshmukh is planning to make a biopicRiteish Deshmukh is planning to make a biopic
titled ‘Pocket Dynamo’ on ...
6
   K.D. JadhavK.D. Jadhav
Q
   The concept of X was first introduced byThe concept of X was first introduced by
Danish chemist Soren Peder Lauritz S...
A
   pH ScalepH Scale
7 Alan Bennett’s play, The Madness of George III,Alan Bennett’s play, The Madness of George III,
tells the true story of G...
7
     The title was changed for the USThe title was changed for the US
release, since Americans might not watchrelease, s...
8
  Put funda and also fill in the blank.Put funda and also fill in the blank.
* USA- Gerald R Ford.* USA- Gerald R Ford.
...
8
Vikramaditya. Its the list of the largestVikramaditya. Its the list of the largest
aircraft carriers of respective count...
9    Coined by marketing strategist Jerry Welsh, whichCoined by marketing strategist Jerry Welsh, which
two-word term expl...
9
   Ambush MarketingAmbush Marketing
   Identify the lady being interviewed by SimiIdentify the lady being interviewed by Simi
Garewal and coaxed to sing a few...
  J. JayalalithaJ. Jayalalitha
1
0
1
1    The gate to Talhan village, near Jalandhar has aThe gate to Talhan village, near Jalandhar has a
cement model of a ...
   AeroplaneAeroplane
1
1
1
2
  In the ongoing HIL, introduction of the MSD-In the ongoing HIL, introduction of the MSD-
owned Ranchi Rays meant tha...
1
2
   Chhota Nagpur DerbyChhota Nagpur Derby
1
2
   This performer is said to be the reasonThis performer is said to be the reason
behind the resurrection of which popular...
   Adam Lambert & QueenAdam Lambert & Queen
1
3
Q   This cartoon, depicting a boardroom meetingThis cartoon, depicting a boardroom meeting
of a popular buisness house, wa...
A
   Alex FergusonAlex Ferguson
   Dappan Koothu (or simply Koothu) is a veryDappan Koothu (or simply Koothu) is a very
popular folk dance in South India....
   1,2,3,4 song in Chennai Express1,2,3,4 song in Chennai Express
1
4
     Tchaikowsky’s ‘Dance of the Sugar PlumTchaikowsky’s ‘Dance of the Sugar Plum
Fairy’ from the Nutcracker(1892) is bein...
   Glass HarmonicaGlass Harmonica
1
5
     In which Olympic sport,In which Olympic sport, Women’s WR isWomen’s WR is
better than that of the Men’s record.better...
   Discus ThrowDiscus Throw
1
6
1
7
   The Motherland Calls statue, overlooking the cityThe Motherland Calls statue, overlooking the city
of Volgograd, ha...
   200 days of the Battle of Stalingrad200 days of the Battle of Stalingrad
1
7
1
8
  
‘‘Southside With You’, an upcoming film will focusSouthside With You’, an upcoming film will focus
on the day in 19...
   Barack & Michelle ObamaBarack & Michelle Obama
1
8
   These are respectively the first and the lastThese are respectively the first and the last
songs heard from where?songs...
   From the transistor of PKFrom the transistor of PK
1
9
2
0
   After his thrilling escape from the PhilippinesAfter his thrilling escape from the Philippines
during WWII, General...
   I Shall ReturnI Shall Return
2
0
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  1. 1. Grand FinaleGrand Finale Researched and Conducted by: Somnath Chanda
  2. 2. RULES
  3. 3. RoundsRounds
  4. 4. • 5 questions.5 questions. • Each question carries 5Each question carries 5 marks.marks. • Full house ensure 5 bonus.Full house ensure 5 bonus.
  5. 5. Q Who was the subject of this cartoon?Who was the subject of this cartoon?
  6. 6. A    Rajiv GandhiRajiv Gandhi
  7. 7. 1   What was the occasion?What was the occasion?
  8. 8. 2    Which word is missing in this highlyWhich word is missing in this highly controversial cartoon? controversial cartoon?  ?
  9. 9. 3    What’s the issue?What’s the issue?  
  10. 10. 4    This particular cartoon, printed in the class XII Pol.This particular cartoon, printed in the class XII Pol. Sc. book, created huge noise. On what controversialSc. book, created huge noise. On what controversial issue, during the 60s, was it drawn?issue, during the 60s, was it drawn?
  11. 11. 5    Who was the subject of this cartoon?Who was the subject of this cartoon?
  12. 12. 1   What was the occasion?What was the occasion?
  13. 13. 1    India’s Mars MissionIndia’s Mars Mission
  14. 14. 2    Which word is missing in this highlyWhich word is missing in this highly controversial cartoon? controversial cartoon?  ?
  15. 15. 2    EmergencyEmergency
  16. 16. 3    What’s the issue?What’s the issue?  
  17. 17. 3    Salman Khan hit-and-run caseSalman Khan hit-and-run case
  18. 18. 4    This particular cartoon, printed in the class XII Pol.This particular cartoon, printed in the class XII Pol. Sc. book, created huge noise. On what controversialSc. book, created huge noise. On what controversial issue, during the 60s, was it drawn?issue, during the 60s, was it drawn?
  19. 19. 4    Anti-hindi agitation in Tamil NaduAnti-hindi agitation in Tamil Nadu in the 1960sin the 1960s
  20. 20. 5    Who was the subject of this cartoon?Who was the subject of this cartoon?
  21. 21. 5    Jay Prakash Narayan Jay Prakash Narayan 
  22. 22. • 20 questions.20 questions. • Infinite Bounce.Infinite Bounce. • Flat scoring of 10 points.Flat scoring of 10 points. • Half points, if any, is totally QM’sHalf points, if any, is totally QM’s discretion.discretion.
  23. 23. • Every team will get the chance to pounce any 5 questions out of 20. • Score : +10 (for a correct answer) -10 (for a wrong or incomplete answer)
  24. 24. 1   Whose name has been blanked out in this panelWhose name has been blanked out in this panel from the cartoon strip ‘Frank and Ernest’?from the cartoon strip ‘Frank and Ernest’?
  25. 25. 1    Galileo GalileiGalileo Galilei
  26. 26. 2    Whose name has been blanked out from thisWhose name has been blanked out from this congratulatory tweet by Sir Jadeja aftercongratulatory tweet by Sir Jadeja after Rohit Sharma’s record-breaking innings of 264 vsRohit Sharma’s record-breaking innings of 264 vs SL on 12SL on 12thth Nov, 2014?Nov, 2014?
  27. 27. 2    Lord RamLord Ram
  28. 28. 3    Citrus paradisi is a tropical citrus fruit knownCitrus paradisi is a tropical citrus fruit known for its sour to semi-sweet taste. In the year 2012,for its sour to semi-sweet taste. In the year 2012, one Indian startup started calling them after thisone Indian startup started calling them after this fruit because they ‘thought to remain evergreen’fruit because they ‘thought to remain evergreen’ by naming them after anby naming them after an evergreen tree.evergreen tree. Which biz-entity?Which biz-entity?
  29. 29. 3    Jabong.comJabong.com
  30. 30. 4   Zhang Heng, a Chinese polymath who lived duringZhang Heng, a Chinese polymath who lived during the Han dynasty, achieved success as anthe Han dynasty, achieved success as an astronomer, mathematician, inventor, geographer,astronomer, mathematician, inventor, geographer, cartographer, artist, poet, statesman and literarycartographer, artist, poet, statesman and literary scholar. In the vis.scholar. In the vis. (next slide)(next slide) he is seen with one ofhe is seen with one of his inventions which looks pretty different from itshis inventions which looks pretty different from its present avatar.present avatar. Identify the device / instrument.Identify the device / instrument.
  31. 31. 4
  32. 32. 4    SeismographSeismograph
  33. 33. 5    The 2014 movie, based on the memoir,The 2014 movie, based on the memoir, ‘Travelling to Infinity’ was released with the‘Travelling to Infinity’ was released with the tagline :tagline : His mind changed our world. Her loveHis mind changed our world. Her love changed hischanged his. In salute to the film’s theme of. In salute to the film’s theme of time, it listed the cast in the closing credits, intime, it listed the cast in the closing credits, in reverse order. The last to appear on screen wasreverse order. The last to appear on screen was listed first.listed first. Just identify the movie.Just identify the movie.
  34. 34. 5    The Theory of EverythingThe Theory of Everything
  35. 35. 6    As per the local historian R. S. Duncan,As per the local historian R. S. Duncan, ‘what’‘what’ owes its origin to this berry tree at the Wakefieldowes its origin to this berry tree at the Wakefield Prison ground, Yorkshire around which femalePrison ground, Yorkshire around which female prisoners used to exercise in the moonlight?prisoners used to exercise in the moonlight?
  36. 36. 6    Here we go round theHere we go round the Mulberry BushMulberry Bush
  37. 37. Q Jeremy Clarkson, the presenter of theJeremy Clarkson, the presenter of the Top GearTop Gear was pelted with stones while driving throughwas pelted with stones while driving through Argentina in Oct, 2014 in this carArgentina in Oct, 2014 in this car (vis)(vis).. WhichWhich ‘unlucky coincidence’‘unlucky coincidence’ was sighted as thewas sighted as the main reason for this public outburst?main reason for this public outburst?
  38. 38. A    Falkland WarFalkland War
  39. 39. 7    Rushnyk, a ritual cloth embroidered with symbolsRushnyk, a ritual cloth embroidered with symbols and cryptograms of the ancient world, have beenand cryptograms of the ancient world, have been used throughout Eastern Europe in sacred rituals,used throughout Eastern Europe in sacred rituals, religious services and ceremonial events such asreligious services and ceremonial events such as weddings and funerals.weddings and funerals.   In which national flag would you find a Rushnyk?In which national flag would you find a Rushnyk?
  40. 40. 7    BelarusBelarus
  41. 41. 8   Identify the singer of this song taken from a 2014Identify the singer of this song taken from a 2014 movie.movie.
  42. 42. 8    Madhuri DixitMadhuri Dixit
  43. 43. 9    In an effort to decide which wife’s love is greaterIn an effort to decide which wife’s love is greater for Krishna, the sage Narada advises Satyabhama tofor Krishna, the sage Narada advises Satyabhama to first give away the Lord off as charity and thenfirst give away the Lord off as charity and then reclaim him by giving his weight in wealth. Whenreclaim him by giving his weight in wealth. When Satyabhama tries to amass all sorts of wealth in aSatyabhama tries to amass all sorts of wealth in a desperate bid to get him back she miserably fails. Atdesperate bid to get him back she miserably fails. At this point, Rukmini comes and with a prayer to herthis point, Rukmini comes and with a prayer to her husband places something on the scale, whichhusband places something on the scale, which amazingly weighs down in her favour.amazingly weighs down in her favour. What did Rukmini place?What did Rukmini place?
  44. 44. 9    A leaf of TulsiA leaf of Tulsi
  45. 45. 1 0    As part of a special celebration, the routes of theseAs part of a special celebration, the routes of these travel packages has been formulated, among manytravel packages has been formulated, among many other things, for which online bookings startedother things, for which online bookings started from 2014.from 2014. What is it all about?What is it all about? (Bigger vis – next slide)(Bigger vis – next slide)
  46. 46. 1 0
  47. 47.    800 Year Celebration of800 Year Celebration of Magna CartaMagna Carta 1 0
  48. 48. 1 1    If you add up the four clues, which geographicalIf you add up the four clues, which geographical entity will you get?entity will you get?
  49. 49.    Jog FallsJog Falls 1 1
  50. 50. 1 2    Liverpool FC has recently banned, in theirLiverpool FC has recently banned, in their homeground, a hugely popular item (X) becausehomeground, a hugely popular item (X) because of the safety reasons. The official statementof the safety reasons. The official statement said: “For reasons of customer safety and thesaid: “For reasons of customer safety and the convenience and enjoyment of other audienceconvenience and enjoyment of other audience members, ‘X’ and/or similar devices are notmembers, ‘X’ and/or similar devices are not permitted into the venue”.permitted into the venue”. What is X?What is X?
  51. 51.    Selfie SticksSelfie Sticks 1 2
  52. 52.    As per the claims of the Flat Earth Society, aAs per the claims of the Flat Earth Society, a pseudoscientific organisation, these three notedpseudoscientific organisation, these three noted Americans were the brains behind whichAmericans were the brains behind which ‘pathbreaking project’‘pathbreaking project’?? 1 3
  53. 53.    First Moon landing in 1969First Moon landing in 1969 1 3
  54. 54. Q In 2014, which bollywood actor-director tookIn 2014, which bollywood actor-director took part in the Raid De Himalayas rally, the highestpart in the Raid De Himalayas rally, the highest rally raid of the world, as part of the Teamrally raid of the world, as part of the Team Maruti in 1300 cc Adventure Category?Maruti in 1300 cc Adventure Category?
  55. 55. A    Sohail KhanSohail Khan
  56. 56. 1 4    Guardians of the SkiesGuardians of the Skies (GOTS) is a game freely(GOTS) is a game freely available on Android, Windows and iOSavailable on Android, Windows and iOS platforms for mobile. It features various defenceplatforms for mobile. It features various defence missions and covert operations against amissions and covert operations against a fictitious nation named ‘Zaruzia’.fictitious nation named ‘Zaruzia’. Which organisation has launched this game?Which organisation has launched this game?
  57. 57.    Indian Air ForceIndian Air Force 1 4
  58. 58.    Which 2012 Grammy Award nominee for the BestWhich 2012 Grammy Award nominee for the Best Musical Theater Album is performing theMusical Theater Album is performing the Blackalicious’ ‘Alphabet Aerobics’ at The TonightBlackalicious’ ‘Alphabet Aerobics’ at The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon?Show Starring Jimmy Fallon? 1 5
  59. 59.    Daniel RadcliffeDaniel Radcliffe 1 5
  60. 60.      According to Chitralakshana, the earliest IndianAccording to Chitralakshana, the earliest Indian treatise on painting, this art-form originated as atreatise on painting, this art-form originated as a result of the following incident. When the son of aresult of the following incident. When the son of a king’s priest died, Brahma asked the king toking’s priest died, Brahma asked the king to create the likeness of that boy so that Brahmacreate the likeness of that boy so that Brahma could breathe life into him again. That wascould breathe life into him again. That was believed to be the first prototype ofbelieved to be the first prototype of this art-form, associated nowadays withthis art-form, associated nowadays with holy occasions.holy occasions. Which art form thus originated?Which art form thus originated? 1 6
  61. 61.    RangoliRangoli 1 6
  62. 62. 1 7   ‘  ‘Little Wars’ (whose full title isLittle Wars’ (whose full title is Little Wars: a game forLittle Wars: a game for boys from twelve years of age to one hundred and fifty and for thatboys from twelve years of age to one hundred and fifty and for that more intelligent sort of girl who likes boys' gamesmore intelligent sort of girl who likes boys' games) is a popular) is a popular war game and played by military enthusiasts. Thewar game and played by military enthusiasts. The man credited with formulating the rules is seenman credited with formulating the rules is seen playing the game in the visual.playing the game in the visual. Just identify this multifaceted genius.Just identify this multifaceted genius. (Bigger vis – next slide)(Bigger vis – next slide)
  63. 63. 1 7
  64. 64.    H. G. WellsH. G. Wells 1 7
  65. 65.    Dutch designer Christian Boer was inspiredDutch designer Christian Boer was inspired to create this typeface after learning from histo create this typeface after learning from his own experience.own experience. What is so special about this font?What is so special about this font? 1 8
  66. 66.    This font, named Dyslexie will helpThis font, named Dyslexie will help dyslexics read better.dyslexics read better. 1 8
  67. 67. 1 9    The original portly figure in regal garb hasThe original portly figure in regal garb has been recently replaced by a jeans and sneakersbeen recently replaced by a jeans and sneakers clad version with spiky hair. Even theclad version with spiky hair. Even the trademark moustache has been cut down totrademark moustache has been cut down to size. All these changes has been done to givesize. All these changes has been done to give emphasis to the common man. emphasis to the common man.  What is being talked about? What is being talked about? 
  68. 68.    MaharajahMaharajah 1 9
  69. 69. 2 0    After the annexation of Crimea by Russia inAfter the annexation of Crimea by Russia in March 2014, a very special team of spies shiftedMarch 2014, a very special team of spies shifted their loyalties to the Russian Navy. Created intheir loyalties to the Russian Navy. Created in the 1970s in the Soviet Union, they are trained tothe 1970s in the Soviet Union, they are trained to carry bombs, plant mines and even attack enemycarry bombs, plant mines and even attack enemy divers.divers. What is so special about thatWhat is so special about that military unit?military unit?
  70. 70.    Consist of DolphinsConsist of Dolphins 2 0
  71. 71. • There are 5 person from the world of music toThere are 5 person from the world of music to have won the Bharat Ratna Award.have won the Bharat Ratna Award. • Each correct entry will fetch 5 marks.Each correct entry will fetch 5 marks. • Full house ensure 5 bonus.Full house ensure 5 bonus.
  72. 72. A 1. M. S. Subbulakshmi (1998)1. M. S. Subbulakshmi (1998) 2. Pt. Ravi Shankar (1999)2. Pt. Ravi Shankar (1999) 3. Lata Mangeshkar (2001)3. Lata Mangeshkar (2001) 4. Ustad Bismillah Khan (2001)4. Ustad Bismillah Khan (2001) 5. Pt. Bhimsen Joshi (2009)5. Pt. Bhimsen Joshi (2009)
  73. 73. • Frequent collaborators – Tim Burton & JohnyFrequent collaborators – Tim Burton & Johny Depp has made 8 movies together.Depp has made 8 movies together. • Each correct entry will fetch 5 marks.Each correct entry will fetch 5 marks. • Full house ensure 5 bonus.Full house ensure 5 bonus.
  74. 74. A1. Edward Scissorhands (1990)1. Edward Scissorhands (1990) 2. Ed Wood (1994)2. Ed Wood (1994) 3. Sleepy Hollow (1999)3. Sleepy Hollow (1999) 4. Charlie and the Chocolate Factory4. Charlie and the Chocolate Factory (2005)(2005) 5. Corpse Bride (2005)5. Corpse Bride (2005) 6. The Demon Barber of Fleet Street6. The Demon Barber of Fleet Street (2007)(2007) 7. Alice in Wonderland (2010)7. Alice in Wonderland (2010) 8. Dark Shadows (2012)8. Dark Shadows (2012)
  75. 75. • 5 questions.5 questions. • Each question carries 5Each question carries 5 marks.marks. • Full house ensure 5 bonus.Full house ensure 5 bonus.
  76. 76. Q    Kelly Brook and Tina Fey tried to recreateKelly Brook and Tina Fey tried to recreate whose iconic pose by taking completely differentwhose iconic pose by taking completely different approaches? approaches? 
  77. 77. 4    Audrey HepburnAudrey Hepburn
  78. 78. 1    This is the lego re-creation of a podium-This is the lego re-creation of a podium- moment which went viral in different socialmoment which went viral in different social networking platforms. Identify.networking platforms. Identify.
  79. 79. 2    NASCARNASCAR driver Jimmiedriver Jimmie Johnson andJohnson and his wifehis wife Chandra isChandra is recreating therecreating the cover-pic ofcover-pic of which popularwhich popular music album? music album? 
  80. 80. 3    Whose self portrait has been re-created thus?Whose self portrait has been re-created thus?  
  81. 81. 4 This particularThis particular India TodayIndia Today cover is the re-cover is the re- creation of thecreation of the cover-pic ofcover-pic of which popularwhich popular literary work?  literary work?  
  82. 82. 5   In this recreation of a 1950’s photograph, SofiaIn this recreation of a 1950’s photograph, Sofia Vergara is re-enacting Jayne Mansfield. WhomVergara is re-enacting Jayne Mansfield. Whom did Julie Bowen play?did Julie Bowen play?
  83. 83. 1    This is the lego re-creation of a sports photo ofThis is the lego re-creation of a sports photo of recent times which went viral in different socialrecent times which went viral in different social networking platforms. Identify.networking platforms. Identify.
  84. 84. 1    McKayla Maroney McKayla Maroney 
  85. 85. 2    NASCARNASCAR driver Jimmiedriver Jimmie Johnson andJohnson and his wifehis wife Chandra isChandra is recreating therecreating the cover-pic ofcover-pic of which popularwhich popular music album? music album? 
  86. 86. 2    The Freewheelin’ by Bob DylanThe Freewheelin’ by Bob Dylan
  87. 87. 3    Whose self portrait has been re-created thus?Whose self portrait has been re-created thus?  
  88. 88. 3    Van GoghVan Gogh
  89. 89. 4 This particularThis particular India TodayIndia Today cover is the re-cover is the re- creation of thecreation of the cover-pic ofcover-pic of which popularwhich popular literary work?  literary work?  
  90. 90. 4    The Little PrinceThe Little Prince
  91. 91. 5   In this recreation of a 1950’s photograph, SofiaIn this recreation of a 1950’s photograph, Sofia Vergara is re-enacting Jayne Mansfield. WhomVergara is re-enacting Jayne Mansfield. Whom did Julie Bowen play?did Julie Bowen play?
  92. 92. 5    Sophia LorenSophia Loren
  93. 93. • 20 questions.20 questions. • Infinite Bounce.Infinite Bounce. • Flat scoring of 10 points.Flat scoring of 10 points. • Half points, if any, is totally QM’sHalf points, if any, is totally QM’s discretion.discretion.
  94. 94. • Every team will get the chance to pounce any 5 questions out of 20. • Score : +10 (for a correct answer) -10 (for a wrong or incomplete answer)
  95. 95. 1    Gurdayal Gun, named afterGurdayal Gun, named after Brigadier Gurdayal Singh, isBrigadier Gurdayal Singh, is the first artillery gunthe first artillery gun designed for the Indiandesigned for the Indian Army post-independence.Army post-independence. His grandson, a NationalHis grandson, a National Awardee, depictedAwardee, depicted characters of Armycharacters of Army personnel inpersonnel in several movies.several movies. Who is the famousWho is the famous grandson?grandson?
  96. 96. 1    Arjun RampalArjun Rampal
  97. 97. 2    What does thisWhat does this Greek postageGreek postage stamp paystamp pay tribute to?tribute to?
  98. 98. 2    Pythagoras TheoremPythagoras Theorem
  99. 99. 3    Where would you find all ofWhere would you find all of them together?them together?
  100. 100. 3   Lords Cricket GroundLords Cricket Ground
  101. 101. 4    Writer-director DavidWriter-director David Cage’sCage’s ‘Beyond: Two‘Beyond: Two Souls’Souls’, premiered with, premiered with much fanfare at themuch fanfare at the 2013 Tribeca Film2013 Tribeca Film Festival.Festival. What’s so special aboutWhat’s so special about that project?that project?
  102. 102. 4   It’s a Video GameIt’s a Video Game
  103. 103. 5    Satellite images depicting a matter of greatSatellite images depicting a matter of great concern…..explain.concern…..explain.
  104. 104. 5    Vanishing of Aral SeaVanishing of Aral Sea
  105. 105. 6    Riteish Deshmukh is planning to make a biopicRiteish Deshmukh is planning to make a biopic titled ‘Pocket Dynamo’ on a person who istitled ‘Pocket Dynamo’ on a person who is associated with a certain ‘first’ with respect to theassociated with a certain ‘first’ with respect to the Indian Sports.Indian Sports. Who is the subject of this proposed filmWho is the subject of this proposed film to be made simultaneously into be made simultaneously in Hindi and Marathi?Hindi and Marathi?
  106. 106. 6    K.D. JadhavK.D. Jadhav
  107. 107. Q    The concept of X was first introduced byThe concept of X was first introduced by Danish chemist Soren Peder Lauritz SorensenDanish chemist Soren Peder Lauritz Sorensen at the Carlsberg Laboratory in 1909. It wasat the Carlsberg Laboratory in 1909. It was revised to its modern form in 1924 torevised to its modern form in 1924 to accommodate the measurements andaccommodate the measurements and calculations in terms of electrochemical cells.calculations in terms of electrochemical cells. What is X?What is X?
  108. 108. A    pH ScalepH Scale
  109. 109. 7 Alan Bennett’s play, The Madness of George III,Alan Bennett’s play, The Madness of George III, tells the true story of George III’s deterioratingtells the true story of George III’s deteriorating mental health and his equally decliningmental health and his equally declining relationship with his son, the Prince of Wales.relationship with his son, the Prince of Wales. When its adapted to a movie, the title was changedWhen its adapted to a movie, the title was changed for the US release tofor the US release to The Madness of King GeorgeThe Madness of King George.. Why? Why? 
  110. 110. 7      The title was changed for the USThe title was changed for the US release, since Americans might not watchrelease, since Americans might not watch the movie since they had not seenthe movie since they had not seen Madness of King George I and MadnessMadness of King George I and Madness of King George IIof King George II [assuming it to be a sequel][assuming it to be a sequel]
  111. 111. 8   Put funda and also fill in the blank.Put funda and also fill in the blank. * USA- Gerald R Ford.* USA- Gerald R Ford. * UK: Queen Elizabeth* UK: Queen Elizabeth * France: Charles de Gaulle.* France: Charles de Gaulle. * Brazil: Sao Paolo* Brazil: Sao Paolo * Russia: Kuznetsov* Russia: Kuznetsov * India: _________* India: _________? ? ?
  112. 112. 8 Vikramaditya. Its the list of the largestVikramaditya. Its the list of the largest aircraft carriers of respective countriesaircraft carriers of respective countries
  113. 113. 9    Coined by marketing strategist Jerry Welsh, whichCoined by marketing strategist Jerry Welsh, which two-word term explain the following mode oftwo-word term explain the following mode of advertising?advertising?
  114. 114. 9    Ambush MarketingAmbush Marketing
  115. 115.    Identify the lady being interviewed by SimiIdentify the lady being interviewed by Simi Garewal and coaxed to sing a few lines of herGarewal and coaxed to sing a few lines of her favourite song.favourite song. 1 0
  116. 116.   J. JayalalithaJ. Jayalalitha 1 0
  117. 117. 1 1    The gate to Talhan village, near Jalandhar has aThe gate to Talhan village, near Jalandhar has a cement model of a particular ‘object’, and the road tocement model of a particular ‘object’, and the road to the Shaheed Baba Nihal Singh Gurdwara is lined withthe Shaheed Baba Nihal Singh Gurdwara is lined with shops selling toy models of that particular ‘object’,shops selling toy models of that particular ‘object’, priced between Rs 50 and Rs 550. The trend ofpriced between Rs 50 and Rs 550. The trend of offering the toys to get desired result started four tooffering the toys to get desired result started four to five years ago. The craze which engulfs the nearbyfive years ago. The craze which engulfs the nearby districts of Jalandhar, Hoshiarpur and Kapurthaladistricts of Jalandhar, Hoshiarpur and Kapurthala even given the Gurdwara a certain nickname.even given the Gurdwara a certain nickname. Which toy is being offered by the devotees atWhich toy is being offered by the devotees at that Gurudwara?that Gurudwara?
  118. 118.    AeroplaneAeroplane 1 1
  119. 119. 1 2   In the ongoing HIL, introduction of the MSD-In the ongoing HIL, introduction of the MSD- owned Ranchi Rays meant that another ‘derby’owned Ranchi Rays meant that another ‘derby’ has been added to the annals ofhas been added to the annals of Indian Sports.Indian Sports. Identify this latest ‘derby’, named after aIdentify this latest ‘derby’, named after a geographical entity but not after a city (which isgeographical entity but not after a city (which is the usual practise).the usual practise). (Vis – next slide)(Vis – next slide)
  120. 120. 1 2
  121. 121.    Chhota Nagpur DerbyChhota Nagpur Derby 1 2
  122. 122.    This performer is said to be the reasonThis performer is said to be the reason behind the resurrection of which popularbehind the resurrection of which popular group, in it’s new avatar?group, in it’s new avatar? 1 3
  123. 123.    Adam Lambert & QueenAdam Lambert & Queen 1 3
  124. 124. Q   This cartoon, depicting a boardroom meetingThis cartoon, depicting a boardroom meeting of a popular buisness house, was released inof a popular buisness house, was released in May, 2013 as a tribute to whom?May, 2013 as a tribute to whom?
  125. 125. A    Alex FergusonAlex Ferguson
  126. 126.    Dappan Koothu (or simply Koothu) is a veryDappan Koothu (or simply Koothu) is a very popular folk dance in South India. A percussionpopular folk dance in South India. A percussion instrument called the TamaTe and Urumee druminstrument called the TamaTe and Urumee drum are used as accompaniment. The favoured dressare used as accompaniment. The favoured dress code is a lungi, folded upwards over the knees.code is a lungi, folded upwards over the knees. Why this particular dance form came intoWhy this particular dance form came into prominence in the recent years?prominence in the recent years? 1 4
  127. 127.    1,2,3,4 song in Chennai Express1,2,3,4 song in Chennai Express 1 4
  128. 128.      Tchaikowsky’s ‘Dance of the Sugar PlumTchaikowsky’s ‘Dance of the Sugar Plum Fairy’ from the Nutcracker(1892) is beingFairy’ from the Nutcracker(1892) is being played on which instrument?played on which instrument? 1 5
  129. 129.    Glass HarmonicaGlass Harmonica 1 5
  130. 130.      In which Olympic sport,In which Olympic sport, Women’s WR isWomen’s WR is better than that of the Men’s record.better than that of the Men’s record. JürgenJürgen Schult (GDR) achieved the feat on 6 June 1986Schult (GDR) achieved the feat on 6 June 1986 whereas Gabriele Reinsch (GDR) bettered thewhereas Gabriele Reinsch (GDR) bettered the mark on 9 July 1988.mark on 9 July 1988. Which sport?Which sport? 1 6
  131. 131.    Discus ThrowDiscus Throw 1 6
  132. 132. 1 7    The Motherland Calls statue, overlooking the cityThe Motherland Calls statue, overlooking the city of Volgograd, has 200 steps leading from theof Volgograd, has 200 steps leading from the bottom of the Mamayev Kurgan hills to the base ofbottom of the Mamayev Kurgan hills to the base of the monument.the monument. What is the significance of those 200 steps?What is the significance of those 200 steps?
  133. 133.    200 days of the Battle of Stalingrad200 days of the Battle of Stalingrad 1 7
  134. 134. 1 8    ‘‘Southside With You’, an upcoming film will focusSouthside With You’, an upcoming film will focus on the day in 1989 when a first-year law studenton the day in 1989 when a first-year law student wooed a certain Miss Robinson with a trip aroundwooed a certain Miss Robinson with a trip around Chicago. They visited the Art Institute of Chicago,Chicago. They visited the Art Institute of Chicago, took a long walk around the city and went to seetook a long walk around the city and went to see DoDo the Right Thingthe Right Thing, a film by Spike Lee., a film by Spike Lee. On which couple is this film based on?On which couple is this film based on?
  135. 135.    Barack & Michelle ObamaBarack & Michelle Obama 1 8
  136. 136.    These are respectively the first and the lastThese are respectively the first and the last songs heard from where?songs heard from where? 1 9
  137. 137.    From the transistor of PKFrom the transistor of PK 1 9
  138. 138. 2 0    After his thrilling escape from the PhilippinesAfter his thrilling escape from the Philippines during WWII, General Douglas MacArthur, gaveduring WWII, General Douglas MacArthur, gave one of his famous speeches in which he declared,one of his famous speeches in which he declared, ‘I came through and __ ___ ___’. The blanked out‘I came through and __ ___ ___’. The blanked out part sound similar to a phrase made famous by apart sound similar to a phrase made famous by a person in his real and reel avatars.person in his real and reel avatars. Simply, fill in the blanks.Simply, fill in the blanks.
  139. 139.    I Shall ReturnI Shall Return 2 0

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