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Final (Prashnavali)

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Final (Prashnavali)

  1. 1. Grand FinaleGrand Finale
  2. 2. RULES
  3. 3. RoundsRounds
  4. 4. How was thisHow was this beautiful looking ladybeautiful looking lady associated with theassociated with the 2015 cricket world2015 cricket world cup?cup?
  5. 5. Rape charge against Rubel HossainRape charge against Rubel Hossain
  6. 6. A fanboy moment…….who?A fanboy moment…….who?
  7. 7. Little known Afghan pacer Hamid Hasan, attractedLittle known Afghan pacer Hamid Hasan, attracted great attention because of his on -the-field activitiesgreat attention because of his on -the-field activities and also good looks.and also good looks. His bandana is a tribute to whom?His bandana is a tribute to whom?
  8. 8. In a game-changing moment, whose run out chanceIn a game-changing moment, whose run out chance did ABD miss in the semi final vs NZ?did ABD miss in the semi final vs NZ?
  9. 9. In which city, located at the geographical centre of aIn which city, located at the geographical centre of a host country, is this stadium located?host country, is this stadium located?
  10. 10. Heshani, a Junior-levelHeshani, a Junior-level Badminton player, met herBadminton player, met her future husband when theyfuture husband when they both were teens. Theboth were teens. The President of their countryPresident of their country had signed as a witnesshad signed as a witness during their much-during their much- publicised wedding.publicised wedding. Who is her husband?Who is her husband?
  11. 11. A fanboy moment…….who?A fanboy moment…….who?
  12. 12.   Roger FedererRoger Federer
  13. 13. Little known Afghan pacer Hamid Hasan, attractedLittle known Afghan pacer Hamid Hasan, attracted great attention because of his on -the-field activitiesgreat attention because of his on -the-field activities and also good looks.and also good looks. His bandana is a tribute to whom?His bandana is a tribute to whom?
  14. 14.   RamboRambo
  15. 15. In a game-changing moment, whose run out chanceIn a game-changing moment, whose run out chance did ABD miss in the semi final vs NZ?did ABD miss in the semi final vs NZ?
  16. 16.   Corey AndersonCorey Anderson
  17. 17. In which city, located at the geographical centre of aIn which city, located at the geographical centre of a host country, is this stadium located?host country, is this stadium located?
  18. 18.   Nelson, NZNelson, NZ
  19. 19. Heshani, a Junior-levelHeshani, a Junior-level Badminton player, met herBadminton player, met her future husband when theyfuture husband when they both were teens. Theboth were teens. The President of their countryPresident of their country had signed as a witnesshad signed as a witness during their much-during their much- publicised wedding.publicised wedding. Who is her husband?Who is her husband?
  20. 20.   Angelo MathewsAngelo Mathews
  21. 21. • Every team will get the chance to pounce any 5 questions out of 20. • Score : +10 (for a correct answer) -05 (for a wrong or incomplete answer)
  22. 22. Put funda.Put funda. (vis – next slide also)(vis – next slide also)
  23. 23. April Fool PranksApril Fool Pranks
  24. 24. The architectural marvel which included manyThe architectural marvel which included many structural engineering innovations in skyscraperstructural engineering innovations in skyscraper design and construction, was officially dedicated todesign and construction, was officially dedicated to the nation on this very day in 1973. The designingthe nation on this very day in 1973. The designing involved the tube-frame concept, earlier introduced byinvolved the tube-frame concept, earlier introduced by the noted BESU alumni Fazlur Rahman Khan.the noted BESU alumni Fazlur Rahman Khan. Which lanmark is being referred to?Which lanmark is being referred to?
  25. 25. WTCWTC
  26. 26. On 18 October 1985, aOn 18 October 1985, a ‘sex-change operation’‘sex-change operation’ tooktook place which involved the person (marked in theplace which involved the person (marked in the painting) and the lady in the 2painting) and the lady in the 2ndnd photo.photo. What is being talked about?What is being talked about? (bigger vis – next slides)(bigger vis – next slides)
  27. 27.   India’s southernmost point’s name hasIndia’s southernmost point’s name has been changed from Pygmalion Point tobeen changed from Pygmalion Point to Indira PointIndira Point
  28. 28. Find the connection.Find the connection.
  29. 29. Reburial of Richard IIIReburial of Richard III
  30. 30. In this illustrated list of cricketers who have taken aIn this illustrated list of cricketers who have taken a wicket in the very first delivery they bowled in anwicket in the very first delivery they bowled in an international match, who will make it complete?international match, who will make it complete? TEST Arthur Coningham vs Eng in 1894 ODI Geoff Arnold vs Aus in 1972 T20 ?????? vs Eng in 2011
  31. 31.   Virat KohliVirat Kohli
  32. 32. Following X’s death, Marc Christian, X’s former lover,Following X’s death, Marc Christian, X’s former lover, sued X’s estate on grounds of ‘intentional infliction ofsued X’s estate on grounds of ‘intentional infliction of emotional distress’. In 1989, a jury awarded Christianemotional distress’. In 1989, a jury awarded Christian $21.75 million in damages, later reduced to $5.5 million.$21.75 million in damages, later reduced to $5.5 million. Christian later died of ‘pulmonary problems’, caused byChristian later died of ‘pulmonary problems’, caused by years of heavy smoking in June 2009.years of heavy smoking in June 2009. Who was X?Who was X?
  33. 33.   Rock HudsonRock Hudson
  34. 34. Africa’s tallest skyscraper - theAfrica’s tallest skyscraper - the Al-Noor TowerAl-Noor Tower isis proposed to be built in Casablanca. Reportedly inspiredproposed to be built in Casablanca. Reportedly inspired by a fountain pen, the building will be 540 meters inby a fountain pen, the building will be 540 meters in height and will have 114 floors.height and will have 114 floors. 540 is a reference to the 54 countries (55 according to540 is a reference to the 54 countries (55 according to some counts) in Africa.some counts) in Africa. What is the fundaWhat is the funda behind 114 floors?behind 114 floors?
  35. 35.    114 chapters in the Quran114 chapters in the Quran
  36. 36. The latest novel by popular author Marlon James - ‘AThe latest novel by popular author Marlon James - ‘A Brief History of Seven Killings’, talks about a veryBrief History of Seven Killings’, talks about a very turbulent time in the Carribean Islands when the gunsturbulent time in the Carribean Islands when the guns flooded in and CIA agents took up residence.flooded in and CIA agents took up residence. Topping these all, there was also an attemptedTopping these all, there was also an attempted assassination of a person who once brought the PMassassination of a person who once brought the PM and opposition leader together to call for an end toand opposition leader together to call for an end to political violence in that region.political violence in that region. Who was that person?Who was that person?
  37. 37.   Bob MarleyBob Marley
  38. 38. Considered to be the son of Lord Brahma, he holds aConsidered to be the son of Lord Brahma, he holds a fairly special place in the Hindufairly special place in the Hindu pantheon because of the order of his birth.pantheon because of the order of his birth. Identify the deity who is also reverred to be the PatronIdentify the deity who is also reverred to be the Patron of the Kayastha clan.of the Kayastha clan. (visuals of his temples – next slide)(visuals of his temples – next slide)
  39. 39. ChitraguptaChitragupta
  40. 40. Whom did the director-duo Chris Buck and JenniferWhom did the director-duo Chris Buck and Jennifer Lee paid tribute through these characters from theLee paid tribute through these characters from the 2013-movie ‘Frozen’?2013-movie ‘Frozen’?
  41. 41. Hans Christian AndersonHans Christian Anderson
  42. 42. One of only four of its type, it was commissioned inOne of only four of its type, it was commissioned in the late 16the late 16thth Century to replace the original woodenCentury to replace the original wooden version. After rejecting the designs of several eminentversion. After rejecting the designs of several eminent architects and sculptors of the time, includingarchitects and sculptors of the time, including Michaelangelo, lesser-known Antonio Da Ponti’sMichaelangelo, lesser-known Antonio Da Ponti’s design was chosen and it got completeddesign was chosen and it got completed in 1591.in 1591. Which major tourist attraction is this?Which major tourist attraction is this?
  43. 43.    Rialto Bridge, VeniceRialto Bridge, Venice
  44. 44. Apart from his many other talents, the lyricist-cum-Apart from his many other talents, the lyricist-cum- composer-cum-singer of this song was also a membercomposer-cum-singer of this song was also a member of the 1st Lok Sabha from of the 1st Lok Sabha from  Vijayawada constituency.Vijayawada constituency. Who was he?Who was he?
  45. 45.    Harindranath ChattopadhyayHarindranath Chattopadhyay
  46. 46. Former Canadian PM Lester Pearson won the NobelFormer Canadian PM Lester Pearson won the Nobel Prize for Peace (1957) for resolving the Suez CanalPrize for Peace (1957) for resolving the Suez Canal Crisis. At one stage of the crisis, Egyptians questionedCrisis. At one stage of the crisis, Egyptians questioned about the ‘neutral’ stance of Canada and objected toabout the ‘neutral’ stance of Canada and objected to the presence of Canadian forces in their territory.the presence of Canadian forces in their territory. As a result, what did Pearson resolve to do andAs a result, what did Pearson resolve to do and succeeded in doing by 1965?succeeded in doing by 1965?
  47. 47.   Introduced Maple Leaf design in flagIntroduced Maple Leaf design in flag
  48. 48. To much amusement of the public, on 7th May, 2014,To much amusement of the public, on 7th May, 2014, names of participants of a probable mixed doublesnames of participants of a probable mixed doubles match was published in the official website of thematch was published in the official website of the Australian Open.Australian Open. They are – Myla, Leo, Lenny and Charlene.They are – Myla, Leo, Lenny and Charlene. What is special about these partcipants?What is special about these partcipants?
  49. 49.   Two sets of twins of Roger FedererTwo sets of twins of Roger Federer
  50. 50. Frank Neuhauser, anFrank Neuhauser, an American patent lawyer’s firstAmerican patent lawyer’s first brush with fame came in thebrush with fame came in the year 1925 because of thisyear 1925 because of this genus of decorative plantsgenus of decorative plants (vis)(vis). As a result of that, he got. As a result of that, he got the chance to meet the thenthe chance to meet the then President Calvin CoolidgePresident Calvin Coolidge and was awarded fiveand was awarded five hundred dollars in goldhundred dollars in gold pieces.pieces. What did he achieve?What did he achieve?
  51. 51.   First Spelling Bee ChampionFirst Spelling Bee Champion
  52. 52. Mac Davis is a country music singer, songwriter andMac Davis is a country music singer, songwriter and occasional actor. His early work included writingoccasional actor. His early work included writing lyrics for Elvis Presley hits like ‘Memories’, ‘In thelyrics for Elvis Presley hits like ‘Memories’, ‘In the Ghetto’ and ‘A Little Less Conversation’.Ghetto’ and ‘A Little Less Conversation’. But as a solo performer, one of his biggest hits (alsoBut as a solo performer, one of his biggest hits (also the name of the album) released in 1971, went on tothe name of the album) released in 1971, went on to become a standard and was covered by many artists inbecome a standard and was covered by many artists in the 1970s, including Usha Uthup.the 1970s, including Usha Uthup. Which hit song?Which hit song?
  53. 53. I Believe in MusicI Believe in Music
  54. 54. Implementing various themes - such asImplementing various themes - such as intertextuality, realism, metatheatre and literaryintertextuality, realism, metatheatre and literary representation, which literary work has been therepresentation, which literary work has been the second most translated book, after the Bible?second most translated book, after the Bible?
  55. 55.   Don QuixoteDon Quixote
  56. 56. Who is singing?Who is singing?
  57. 57. Hema MaliniHema Malini
  58. 58. It has been suggested recently that the geographicalIt has been suggested recently that the geographical feature shown in photo inspired Shekhar Kamat offeature shown in photo inspired Shekhar Kamat of NID, Ahmedabad to design something. The briefNID, Ahmedabad to design something. The brief however states –however states – ‘the circular form suggests unity,‘the circular form suggests unity, completeness, the fullness of man’s being and hiscompleteness, the fullness of man’s being and his growing consciousness and continual expansion; thegrowing consciousness and continual expansion; the small circle in the centre connotes that despite thesmall circle in the centre connotes that despite the ___’s size, it is the small man who holds the centre.’___’s size, it is the small man who holds the centre.’ What is being designed by Kamat?What is being designed by Kamat? (vis - next slide)(vis - next slide)
  59. 59.   SBI LogoSBI Logo
  60. 60. After one of his competitors did somethingAfter one of his competitors did something extraordinary during an Olympic event, the defendingextraordinary during an Olympic event, the defending champion Lynn Davies amusedly told to him, “Youchampion Lynn Davies amusedly told to him, “You have destroyed this event”.have destroyed this event”. Another competitor Igor Ter-Ovanesyan said,Another competitor Igor Ter-Ovanesyan said, ““I was ashamed to ___ after it”.I was ashamed to ___ after it”. Whose action evoked such reactionsWhose action evoked such reactions from his rivals?from his rivals?
  61. 61.    Bob BeamonBob Beamon
  62. 62. Intihuatana is a ritual stone in South AmericaIntihuatana is a ritual stone in South America associated with the calendar of the Inca. The name ofassociated with the calendar of the Inca. The name of the stone was perhaps coined by Hiram Bingham.the stone was perhaps coined by Hiram Bingham. As per the Incan belief and also by the literalAs per the Incan belief and also by the literal translation of it’s name, the stone served a specifictranslation of it’s name, the stone served a specific purpose throughout the year.purpose throughout the year. What was it?What was it? (bigger vis – next slide)(bigger vis – next slide)
  63. 63.   It tied the sun in place along its annualIt tied the sun in place along its annual path in the skypath in the sky
  64. 64. Since 2000 annual BitFilm Festivals have beenSince 2000 annual BitFilm Festivals have been produced to showcase films which use digitalproduced to showcase films which use digital technology in a creative and innovative way. From 2000technology in a creative and innovative way. From 2000 to 2013, the festivals screened and awarded the best 3Dto 2013, the festivals screened and awarded the best 3D and 2D animations, hybrid and Machinima films inand 2D animations, hybrid and Machinima films in several cities such as Hamburg, Berlin, Barcelona,several cities such as Hamburg, Berlin, Barcelona, Paris, Tel Aviv, Bangalore, Tokyo, New York andParis, Tel Aviv, Bangalore, Tokyo, New York and Seoul. In 2014, it was re-invented to become the world’sSeoul. In 2014, it was re-invented to become the world’s first film festival that showcases films about X.first film festival that showcases films about X. Identify X.Identify X.
  65. 65. BitcoinBitcoin
  66. 66. This now-obsolete term is meant for a soldierThis now-obsolete term is meant for a soldier or airman assigned to a commissioned officer as aor airman assigned to a commissioned officer as a personal servant. Before the advent of motorizedpersonal servant. Before the advent of motorized transport, he was also in charge of the officer’s packtransport, he was also in charge of the officer’s pack saddle with his officer’s kit during a campaign.saddle with his officer’s kit during a campaign. Presently, the term is used in the pop culture.Presently, the term is used in the pop culture. Which one-word term is it?Which one-word term is it?
  67. 67. BatmanBatman
  68. 68. This is an instrumental compostion by the BritishThis is an instrumental compostion by the British instrumental rock group, and Cliff Richard's backinginstrumental rock group, and Cliff Richard's backing band, The Shadows.band, The Shadows.
  69. 69. This hit single, released by Gloria Estefan and MiamiThis hit single, released by Gloria Estefan and Miami Sound Machine in 1987 as the lead single from theSound Machine in 1987 as the lead single from the albumalbum Let It LooseLet It Loose, peaked at number five in the US, peaked at number five in the US Billboard Hot 100.Billboard Hot 100.
  70. 70. The song, first featured in the 1984 comedy TheThe song, first featured in the 1984 comedy The Woman in Red, stayed at the top on the Billboard HotWoman in Red, stayed at the top on the Billboard Hot 100 for three weeks from October 13 to 27, 1984.100 for three weeks from October 13 to 27, 1984.
  71. 71. This Doris Day version was recorded in 1964 forThis Doris Day version was recorded in 1964 for Columbia Records and was featured in theColumbia Records and was featured in the Australian filmAustralian film Strictly Ballroom.Strictly Ballroom.
  72. 72. The track topped sixteen international music chartsThe track topped sixteen international music charts and is well-remembered as the first music video to beand is well-remembered as the first music video to be shown on MTV in the USA at 12:01 amshown on MTV in the USA at 12:01 am on 1 August 1981.on 1 August 1981.
  73. 73. It is an international hit written by Neil SedakaIt is an international hit written by Neil Sedaka in 1958.in 1958.
  74. 74. Taken from the soundtrack of an Indonesian filmTaken from the soundtrack of an Indonesian film called Alexandria, the song is titled, 'Jauh Mimpiku‘called Alexandria, the song is titled, 'Jauh Mimpiku‘ by the group Peterpan.by the group Peterpan.
  75. 75. This is an instrumental compostion by the BritishThis is an instrumental compostion by the British instrumental rock group, and Cliff Richard's backinginstrumental rock group, and Cliff Richard's backing band, The Shadows.band, The Shadows.
  76. 76. This hit single, released by Gloria Estefan and MiamiThis hit single, released by Gloria Estefan and Miami Sound Machine in 1987 as the lead single from theSound Machine in 1987 as the lead single from the albumalbum Let It LooseLet It Loose, peaked at number five in the US, peaked at number five in the US Billboard Hot 100.Billboard Hot 100.
  77. 77. The song, first featured in the 1984 comedy TheThe song, first featured in the 1984 comedy The Woman in Red, stayed at the top on the Billboard HotWoman in Red, stayed at the top on the Billboard Hot 100 for three weeks from October 13 to 27, 1984.100 for three weeks from October 13 to 27, 1984.
  78. 78. This Doris Day version was recorded in 1964 forThis Doris Day version was recorded in 1964 for Columbia Records and was featured in theColumbia Records and was featured in the Australian filmAustralian film Strictly Ballroom.Strictly Ballroom.
  79. 79. The track topped sixteen international music chartsThe track topped sixteen international music charts and is well-remembered as the first music video to beand is well-remembered as the first music video to be shown on MTV in the USA at 12:01 amshown on MTV in the USA at 12:01 am on 1 August 1981.on 1 August 1981.
  80. 80. It is an international hit written by Neil SedakaIt is an international hit written by Neil Sedaka in 1958.in 1958.
  81. 81. Taken from the soundtrack of an Indonesian filmTaken from the soundtrack of an Indonesian film called Alexandria, the song is titled, 'Jauh Mimpiku‘called Alexandria, the song is titled, 'Jauh Mimpiku‘ by the group Peterpan.by the group Peterpan.
  82. 82.   ClueClue Remade for tv inRemade for tv in 1987 with Tom1987 with Tom Conti & CatherineConti & Catherine Oxenberg, who isOxenberg, who is herself a member ofherself a member of a European royala European royal family.family.
  83. 83. Roman HolidayRoman Holiday
  84. 84. ClueClue It was theIt was the top grossingtop grossing hit of thehit of the year and wasyear and was alsoalso responsibleresponsible for a majorfor a major fashionfashion trend.trend.
  85. 85. ClueClue Adjudged as the 27th greatest British film of all time.Adjudged as the 27th greatest British film of all time.
  86. 86. ClueClue   Originally titled asOriginally titled as ‘Running with the‘Running with the bulls’.bulls’.
  87. 87. ClueClue This ‘blockbuster’This ‘blockbuster’ film won bothfilm won both the National and the National and  Filmfare awardsFilmfare awards for special effects.for special effects.
  88. 88. ClueClue Filmed onFilmed on Monuriki, oneMonuriki, one of theof the MamanucaMamanuca Islands in Fiji.Islands in Fiji. It became aIt became a major touristmajor tourist destinationdestination afterwards.afterwards.
  89. 89. ClueClue It was theIt was the top grossingtop grossing hit of thehit of the year and wasyear and was alsoalso responsibleresponsible for a majorfor a major fashionfashion trend.trend.
  90. 90.   BobbyBobby
  91. 91. ClueClue Adjudged as the 27th greatest British film of all time.Adjudged as the 27th greatest British film of all time.
  92. 92.   The Italian JobThe Italian Job
  93. 93. ClueClue   Originally titled asOriginally titled as ‘Running with the‘Running with the bulls’.bulls’.
  94. 94.   ZNMDZNMD
  95. 95. ClueClue This ‘blockbuster’This ‘blockbuster’ film won bothfilm won both the National and the National and  Filmfare awardsFilmfare awards for special effects.for special effects.
  96. 96.   KrrishKrrish
  97. 97. ClueClue Filmed onFilmed on Monuriki, oneMonuriki, one of theof the MamanucaMamanuca Islands in Fiji.Islands in Fiji. It became aIt became a major touristmajor tourist destinationdestination afterwards.afterwards.
  98. 98.   Cast AwayCast Away
  99. 99. • 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.
  100. 100. • Every team will get the chance to pounce any 5 questions out of 20. • Score : +10 (for a correct answer) -05 (for a wrong or incomplete answer)
  101. 101. As part of the ‘Look East Policy’, a superhighway isAs part of the ‘Look East Policy’, a superhighway is being built, connecting India-Myanmar-Thailand. Tobeing built, connecting India-Myanmar-Thailand. To implement the project, India signed a MoU withimplement the project, India signed a MoU with Myanmar on opening four-lane motorways to promoteMyanmar on opening four-lane motorways to promote trade and tourism from the northeastern states into thattrade and tourism from the northeastern states into that country and on to Thailand and eventually Cambodiacountry and on to Thailand and eventually Cambodia and Vietnam as well. Despite solving the militancyand Vietnam as well. Despite solving the militancy issues, the work has been stopped because of a strangeissues, the work has been stopped because of a strange but practical reason which the respective govts arebut practical reason which the respective govts are finding difficult to deal with.finding difficult to deal with. What is the issue?What is the issue? (vis – next slide)(vis – next slide)
  102. 102. Right side - Left side driving issuesRight side - Left side driving issues India & Thailand follow Left-side traffic but Myanamr follows Right-side traffic.
  103. 103. This song by David Bowie is a tribute to EvelynThis song by David Bowie is a tribute to Evelyn Francis McHale, a former Women’s Army CorpsFrancis McHale, a former Women’s Army Corps volunteer. A young photography student namedvolunteer. A young photography student named Robert Wiles made Evelyn a well-known pop-cultureRobert Wiles made Evelyn a well-known pop-culture icon and a symbol of tragic beauty.icon and a symbol of tragic beauty. Put funda.Put funda.
  104. 104. The Most Beautiful SuicideThe Most Beautiful Suicide
  105. 105. Established sometimes around the 312 BC as theEstablished sometimes around the 312 BC as the capital city of the Nabateans, it lies on the slope of acapital city of the Nabateans, it lies on the slope of a hilly region, identified by historians as the biblicalhilly region, identified by historians as the biblical Mount Hor. Known for its rich architecture and waterMount Hor. Known for its rich architecture and water conduit system, it is also popularly called the Roseconduit system, it is also popularly called the Rose City due to the colour of the stone.City due to the colour of the stone. Identify this tourist destination which took its nameIdentify this tourist destination which took its name from the Greek word for ‘rock’.from the Greek word for ‘rock’.
  106. 106. PetraPetra
  107. 107. A gentleman named Sharat Katariya got the basic ideaA gentleman named Sharat Katariya got the basic idea for his latest project from a poster about thisfor his latest project from a poster about this uncommon sport.uncommon sport. What is being talked about?What is being talked about?
  108. 108. Dum Laga Ke HainsaDum Laga Ke Hainsa
  109. 109. Hugh Munro was the son of General Sir HectorHugh Munro was the son of General Sir Hector Munro, who had commanded a division during SirMunro, who had commanded a division during Sir Eyre Coote’s victory at the Battle of Porto Novo inEyre Coote’s victory at the Battle of Porto Novo in 1781 when Hyder Ali was defeated during the Second1781 when Hyder Ali was defeated during the Second Anglo-Mysore War. During a hunting expedition inAnglo-Mysore War. During a hunting expedition in Sunderban, on 22 December 1792 , Hugh Munro wasSunderban, on 22 December 1792 , Hugh Munro was attacked and killed by a tiger.attacked and killed by a tiger. As per popular belief, how the death of Hugh MonroeAs per popular belief, how the death of Hugh Monroe has been immortalised?has been immortalised?
  110. 110.   Tipu’s TigerTipu’s Tiger
  111. 111. During her career, Betty Cuthbert set WR for 60 mts,During her career, Betty Cuthbert set WR for 60 mts, 100 yards, 200 mts, 220 yards and 440 yards. But her100 yards, 200 mts, 220 yards and 440 yards. But her gold winning performances in 100 mts, 200 mts andgold winning performances in 100 mts, 200 mts and 4x100 m relay during the 1956 Melbourne Olympics4x100 m relay during the 1956 Melbourne Olympics earned her the moniker ___ ___. This two-wordearned her the moniker ___ ___. This two-word moniker was later used formoniker was later used for Stephanie Jaramillo, aStephanie Jaramillo, a professional boxer and P.T. Usha also.professional boxer and P.T. Usha also. Which moniker is being talked about?Which moniker is being talked about? (vis – next slide)(vis – next slide)
  112. 112. Golden GirlGolden Girl
  113. 113. Handwritten letters of a young recruitee of PalestineHandwritten letters of a young recruitee of Palestine Exploration Fund (PEF) has been stolen recently. HeExploration Fund (PEF) has been stolen recently. He was recruited in 1913 for a sham expedition to thewas recruited in 1913 for a sham expedition to the Wilderness of Zin, a desert area, to trace the routeWilderness of Zin, a desert area, to trace the route taken by the Children of Israel, as mentioned in thetaken by the Children of Israel, as mentioned in the Exodus, in Bible. But the true purpose was to allowExodus, in Bible. But the true purpose was to allow cartographers’ from the Royal Engineers to map thecartographers’ from the Royal Engineers to map the desert so that Allied tanks can move easily.desert so that Allied tanks can move easily. Whose letters has been stolen?Whose letters has been stolen?
  114. 114. LLawrence of Arabiaawrence of Arabia
  115. 115. On a trip to Paris in the 60s, Jaikishen and HasratOn a trip to Paris in the 60s, Jaikishen and Hasrat Jaipuri visited a night club. Getting mesmerised byJaipuri visited a night club. Getting mesmerised by the glittering costumes of the dancers under the flashythe glittering costumes of the dancers under the flashy lights, Jaikishen started to hum a tune and wrote a fewlights, Jaikishen started to hum a tune and wrote a few words in a piece of paper. Hasrat Jaipuri completedwords in a piece of paper. Hasrat Jaipuri completed the song and they record it immediately afterthe song and they record it immediately after returning to Mumbai.returning to Mumbai. Which hit song, picturised on Shammi Kapoor wasWhich hit song, picturised on Shammi Kapoor was thus made?thus made?
  116. 116. ‘‘Badan pe Sitare’ from PrinceBadan pe Sitare’ from Prince
  117. 117. Mythro made by Moshi Audio is an audio headphoneMythro made by Moshi Audio is an audio headphone which is superlight and hence convenient to wear.which is superlight and hence convenient to wear. How did the brand name originate?How did the brand name originate?
  118. 118. From Mithril, fictional metal mentionedFrom Mithril, fictional metal mentioned in J.R.R. Tolkien’s worksin J.R.R. Tolkien’s works
  119. 119. A group of academics, headed by Pete Orford ofA group of academics, headed by Pete Orford of University of Buckingham has started an uniqueUniversity of Buckingham has started an unique venture. To solve a 150-year old literary mystery, theyventure. To solve a 150-year old literary mystery, they are collecting preferred informations from the readersare collecting preferred informations from the readers through a crowd-sourcing website. As of now, therethrough a crowd-sourcing website. As of now, there have been more than 15,000 hits on the website.have been more than 15,000 hits on the website. What was the mystery all about?What was the mystery all about?
  120. 120. The Mystery of Edwin DroodThe Mystery of Edwin Drood
  121. 121. Originally applied to male, the term first appeared inOriginally applied to male, the term first appeared in print in 1891, when artist Henry Marks described theprint in 1891, when artist Henry Marks described the men who posed as a subject for his artworks.men who posed as a subject for his artworks. Overtime, the term came to refer to almost exclusivelyOvertime, the term came to refer to almost exclusively to the women – the trend started with the women whoto the women – the trend started with the women who graced the cover of Vogue. Evelyn Nesbit was a primegraced the cover of Vogue. Evelyn Nesbit was a prime example of it in the initial years.example of it in the initial years. Which term is this?Which term is this?
  122. 122. SupermodelSupermodel
  123. 123. On which historical event, this revolutionary song wasOn which historical event, this revolutionary song was composed?composed?
  124. 124. Indian Naval MutinyIndian Naval Mutiny
  125. 125. Films like ‘Lady Snow Blood’, ‘Lone Wolf and Cub’Films like ‘Lady Snow Blood’, ‘Lone Wolf and Cub’ and ‘Rashomon’ are famous examples of a class ofand ‘Rashomon’ are famous examples of a class of artistic creations which were addressed by a certainartistic creations which were addressed by a certain term. A famous hollywood director heard this termterm. A famous hollywood director heard this term during one of his trips to Japan used a derivative ofduring one of his trips to Japan used a derivative of that term in his later movies.that term in his later movies. Identify any one of the terms.Identify any one of the terms.
  126. 126. Jedi from Jidai-gekiJedi from Jidai-geki
  127. 127. As per available records, it all started in 1929 at theAs per available records, it all started in 1929 at the initiative of pioneers like Purna Chandra Ghosh andinitiative of pioneers like Purna Chandra Ghosh and Nitya Gopal Sarkar. Named after its market place andNitya Gopal Sarkar. Named after its market place and not after its place of birth, it has become hugelynot after its place of birth, it has become hugely popular among its fans. To save it from its fake andpopular among its fans. To save it from its fake and cheap varieties, the makers have already applied for acheap varieties, the makers have already applied for a GI patent.GI patent. What is being described?What is being described?
  128. 128. Joynagar-er MoyaJoynagar-er Moya
  129. 129. As per popular belief, origin of which well knownAs per popular belief, origin of which well known phrase has been attributed to the Norwegian-bornphrase has been attributed to the Norwegian-born footballer-cum-coach Knute Rockne and sometimesfootballer-cum-coach Knute Rockne and sometimes to Joseph Patrick Kennedy Sr., an eminent politicianto Joseph Patrick Kennedy Sr., an eminent politician and father of JFK?and father of JFK?
  130. 130. When the going gets tough, the toughWhen the going gets tough, the tough get goingget going
  131. 131. Played at the Oslo City shopping center on 8Played at the Oslo City shopping center on 8thth May,May, 2014, Magnus Carlsen faced a man dressed in red,2014, Magnus Carlsen faced a man dressed in red, which ultimately turned out to be the famouswhich ultimately turned out to be the famous Norwegian skier Oddvar Bra. The match endedNorwegian skier Oddvar Bra. The match ended in a draw.in a draw. Whom did Oddvar represent in that match?Whom did Oddvar represent in that match?
  132. 132. Rest of NorwayRest of Norway
  133. 133. In 2006, Sheikh Hassan Dahir Aweys, the Chief of theIn 2006, Sheikh Hassan Dahir Aweys, the Chief of the Islamic Courts Union in Somalia, issued a secret orderIslamic Courts Union in Somalia, issued a secret order to assassinate some Somali government officials. Thisto assassinate some Somali government officials. This was widely reported in the western media but waswas widely reported in the western media but was ferociously denied by the organisation.ferociously denied by the organisation. What was so significant about this incident ?What was so significant about this incident ?
  134. 134. First WikiLeaks IncidentFirst WikiLeaks Incident
  135. 135. Who/what works as the inspiration behind theWho/what works as the inspiration behind the visualisation of this song taken from the albumvisualisation of this song taken from the album Raunaq, a collaboration between A. R. Rahman andRaunaq, a collaboration between A. R. Rahman and Kapil Sibal?Kapil Sibal?
  136. 136. Raja Ravi VermaRaja Ravi Verma
  137. 137. During the Raj-days, when any British Officer wasDuring the Raj-days, when any British Officer was given the posting-order to serve in India, eight annasgiven the posting-order to serve in India, eight annas were deducted from his salary in advance.were deducted from his salary in advance. What was the peculiar reason given by the higherWhat was the peculiar reason given by the higher officials for their salary deduction?officials for their salary deduction?
  138. 138. It was done to bear the expenseIt was done to bear the expense for a decent burialfor a decent burial
  139. 139. In 2005, the Ministry of Human ResourceIn 2005, the Ministry of Human Resource Development of the Govt. of India has appointed theDevelopment of the Govt. of India has appointed the Anandakrishnan Committee under the leadership ofAnandakrishnan Committee under the leadership of noted educationist Dr. M. Anandakrishnannoted educationist Dr. M. Anandakrishnan (vis)(vis).. Who / what is theWho / what is the first beneficiary of thefirst beneficiary of the recommendations of thisrecommendations of this committee?committee?
  140. 140. IIEST, ShibpurIIEST, Shibpur
  141. 141. At the end of a 1943 movie where X parodied theAt the end of a 1943 movie where X parodied the adventures of Superman, X appeared wearing a U.S.adventures of Superman, X appeared wearing a U.S. Marine Corps’ blue uniform. The Marine Corps wereMarine Corps’ blue uniform. The Marine Corps were so thrilled with X’s movie antics that they insisted thatso thrilled with X’s movie antics that they insisted that X be officially inducted into the force as a private,X be officially inducted into the force as a private, which was done, complete with dogtags. Throughoutwhich was done, complete with dogtags. Throughout WWII, they continued to promote X in rank until heWWII, they continued to promote X in rank until he ‘retired’ as a Master Sergeant.‘retired’ as a Master Sergeant. Identify X.Identify X.
  142. 142.   Bugs BunnyBugs Bunny
  143. 143. With whom (latest entrant in a very elite list) wouldWith whom (latest entrant in a very elite list) would you associate these three Asians?you associate these three Asians?
  144. 144.   Jean Paul DuminyJean Paul Duminy
  145. 145. The first female recipient of the Pritzker ArchitectureThe first female recipient of the Pritzker Architecture Prize in 2004 is known for her innovative andPrize in 2004 is known for her innovative and extravagant designs, with many of her projects areextravagant designs, with many of her projects are sponsored by ‘dictator states’ (as told by her critics).sponsored by ‘dictator states’ (as told by her critics). Identify her.Identify her. (vis of her designs – next slide)(vis of her designs – next slide)
  146. 146.   Zaha HadidZaha Hadid
  147. 147. Captained by David Jones in the first ever ICC TrophyCaptained by David Jones in the first ever ICC Trophy in 1979, this team narrowly missed thein 1979, this team narrowly missed the play-off to Sri Lanka because of inferior run rate. Butplay-off to Sri Lanka because of inferior run rate. But they never came close in the later editions of thethey never came close in the later editions of the tournament.tournament. Which team is this?Which team is this?
  148. 148.   WalesWales

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