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Franco Fiesta F10 Quiz-2015 Grand Finale

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Franco Fiesta F10 Quiz-2015 Grand Finale

  1. 1. Quiz - 2015Quiz - 2015 Somnath ChandaSomnath Chanda
  2. 2. Round 1
  3. 3. • 12 questions.12 questions. • Infinite BounceInfinite 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.
  4. 4. F Which ‘character’, very relevant in a quiz,Which ‘character’, very relevant in a quiz, is being referred to?is being referred to? 11 Franco Fiesta - 2015 Chinese Japanese Braille
  5. 5. Question MarkQuestion Mark
  6. 6. F World’s tallest of its type, whose nameWorld’s tallest of its type, whose name literally means ‘Mother Ocean’ in the localliterally means ‘Mother Ocean’ in the local language, has recently becomelanguage, has recently become approximately 2.5 cm shorter, apart fromapproximately 2.5 cm shorter, apart from some other minor changes, as per thesome other minor changes, as per the official records.official records. What is being talked about?What is being talked about? 22 Franco Fiesta - 2015
  7. 7. Mt. Everest became shorterMt. Everest became shorter
  8. 8. Recently, several roads in the Belgian cityRecently, several roads in the Belgian city of Antwerp has been specially markedof Antwerp has been specially marked with the words -with the words - Text Walking LaneText Walking Lane.. What is so special about these ‘lanes’?What is so special about these ‘lanes’? (vis – next slide) 33 Franco Fiesta - 2015
  9. 9. 33 Franco Fiesta - 2015
  10. 10. Lanes for the Mobile-AddictsLanes for the Mobile-Addicts
  11. 11. This popular folk song has, reportedly,This popular folk song has, reportedly, inspired a Bappi Lahiri composition for ainspired a Bappi Lahiri composition for a 1980s hit hindi movie. That hindi song has1980s hit hindi movie. That hindi song has been remade for a 2014 movie.been remade for a 2014 movie. Identify that hindi song.Identify that hindi song. 44 Franco Fiesta - 2015 Audio link removed – ‘Je jon premer bhabh janena’
  12. 12. Audio link removed – ‘Yaar bina chain kahan re’
  13. 13. The Banias are an occupationalThe Banias are an occupational community of bankers and merchants.community of bankers and merchants. Presently, they are associated withPresently, they are associated with different commercial ventures. A few ofdifferent commercial ventures. A few of that community started selling perfumesthat community started selling perfumes and scented products and eventually cameand scented products and eventually came to be known with a particular surname.to be known with a particular surname. Which famous surname originated thus?Which famous surname originated thus? 55 Franco Fiesta - 2015
  14. 14. GandhiGandhi
  15. 15. To celebrate what special occasion, theseTo celebrate what special occasion, these stamps were issued by Royal Mail, UK instamps were issued by Royal Mail, UK in January 2015?January 2015? 66 Franco Fiesta - 2015
  16. 16. 150 Years of150 Years of Alice in WonderlandAlice in Wonderland
  17. 17. Identify thisIdentify this UNESCOUNESCO WorldWorld Heritage Site.Heritage Site. AudAud
  18. 18. Colosseum, RomeColosseum, Rome
  19. 19. There is only oneThere is only one state in Indiastate in India whose name iswhose name is ‘location-wise’‘location-wise’ incorrect.incorrect. Identify it.Identify it. AudAud
  20. 20. West BengalWest Bengal
  21. 21. German Ambassador to India MichaelGerman Ambassador to India Michael Steiner, his wife Eliese and former ForeignSteiner, his wife Eliese and former Foreign Minister of India, Salman Khurshid recentlyMinister of India, Salman Khurshid recently appeared in this video to pay tribute to whichappeared in this video to pay tribute to which hit song from a superhit SRK movie?hit song from a superhit SRK movie? 77 Franco Fiesta - 2015 Video link removed
  22. 22. Lets enjoy it…….Lets enjoy it…….
  23. 23. Simply, find the connection.Simply, find the connection. 88 Franco Fiesta - 2015
  24. 24. MaggiMaggi
  25. 25. Fighting all odds, these two school kids –Fighting all odds, these two school kids – Chandan Bauri and Soma Karmakar, recentlyChandan Bauri and Soma Karmakar, recently came into bigtime news.came into bigtime news. What did they do?What did they do? 99 Franco Fiesta - 2015
  26. 26. Won gold medals in the WorldWon gold medals in the World School Games - 2015School Games - 2015
  27. 27. Soon after the acquisition of InGen in 1998,Soon after the acquisition of InGen in 1998, Simon Masrani looked to work at a seeminglySimon Masrani looked to work at a seemingly impossible plan. He, along with Dr. Henryimpossible plan. He, along with Dr. Henry Wu from the InGen company, planned toWu from the InGen company, planned to make the greatest of it’s type in mankind’smake the greatest of it’s type in mankind’s history.history. Which major crowd-pulling venture is this?Which major crowd-pulling venture is this? (Clue – 2015) 1010 Franco Fiesta - 2015
  28. 28. Jurassic WorldJurassic World
  29. 29. A football-crazy Chilean, Joselyn LizanaA football-crazy Chilean, Joselyn Lizana who is the owner of the Motel Fantasia dewho is the owner of the Motel Fantasia de La Serena, was running the risk of facingLa Serena, was running the risk of facing heavy losses – by offering freebies everyheavy losses – by offering freebies every time something happened at the justtime something happened at the just concluded Copa America. It happenedconcluded Copa America. It happened only once during the entire tournament.only once during the entire tournament. What was it?What was it? 1111 Franco Fiesta - 2015
  30. 30. Leo Messi scoring a goalLeo Messi scoring a goal
  31. 31. Launched on November 19, 2014, whichLaunched on November 19, 2014, which technological invention has become atechnological invention has become a worldwide sensation?worldwide sensation? 1212 Franco Fiesta - 2015 Video link removed
  32. 32. DubsmashDubsmash
  33. 33. Round 2
  34. 34. • 6 questions.6 questions. • Written Round.Written Round. • Each correct answer fetches 10 points.Each correct answer fetches 10 points. • Full house ensures 15 extra.Full house ensures 15 extra.
  35. 35. Kotinos, used like a crown, were highlyKotinos, used like a crown, were highly revered prizes/awards in the earlier times.revered prizes/awards in the earlier times. Who were awarded the Kotinos?Who were awarded the Kotinos? 11 Franco Fiesta - 2015
  36. 36. ‘‘Crown’ has a very important place in theCrown’ has a very important place in the following countries - Czech Republic,following countries - Czech Republic, Denmark, Iceland, Norway and Sweden.Denmark, Iceland, Norway and Sweden. Slovakia and Estonia came out of thisSlovakia and Estonia came out of this selected group of nations in 2009 and 2011selected group of nations in 2009 and 2011 respectively.respectively. Explain.Explain. 22 Franco Fiesta - 2015
  37. 37. During his visit to India in 2013, British PMDuring his visit to India in 2013, British PM David Cameron said that a particularDavid Cameron said that a particular ‘object’, which is presently fixed at the Royal‘object’, which is presently fixed at the Royal Crown will not be returned to India despiteCrown will not be returned to India despite a legitimate claim.a legitimate claim. Which ‘object’ is being referred to?Which ‘object’ is being referred to? 33 Franco Fiesta - 2015
  38. 38. All these Spanish football clubs have oneAll these Spanish football clubs have one thing common in their club emblem – athing common in their club emblem – a crown.crown. Which part of their name symbolicallyWhich part of their name symbolically represent the royal patronage of Spanishrepresent the royal patronage of Spanish King Alfonso XIII?King Alfonso XIII? 44 Franco Fiesta - 2015
  39. 39. Reita Faria was the first Indian lady to wearReita Faria was the first Indian lady to wear this beautiful crown in 1966.this beautiful crown in 1966. Who is the last Indian, till date, to wear it?Who is the last Indian, till date, to wear it? 55 Franco Fiesta - 2015
  40. 40. This is the song titled ‘Crown’, taken from theThis is the song titled ‘Crown’, taken from the 2013-album ‘Magna Carta Holy Grail’.2013-album ‘Magna Carta Holy Grail’. Just identify the singer.Just identify the singer. 66 Franco Fiesta - 2015
  41. 41. Kotinos, used like a crown, were highlyKotinos, used like a crown, were highly revered prizes/awards in the earlier times.revered prizes/awards in the earlier times. Who were awarded the Kotinos?Who were awarded the Kotinos? 11 Franco Fiesta - 2015
  42. 42. Winners in the AncientWinners in the Ancient OlympicsOlympics
  43. 43. ‘‘Crown’ has a very important place in theCrown’ has a very important place in the following countries - Czech Republic,following countries - Czech Republic, Denmark, Iceland, Norway and Sweden.Denmark, Iceland, Norway and Sweden. Slovakia and Estonia came out of thisSlovakia and Estonia came out of this selected group of nations in 2009 and 2011selected group of nations in 2009 and 2011 respectively.respectively. Explain.Explain. 22 Franco Fiesta - 2015
  44. 44. Crown is the monetary unitCrown is the monetary unit The names are derived from theThe names are derived from the Latin word Corona (crown). They areLatin word Corona (crown). They are :--:-- * Czech and Slovak:* Czech and Slovak: KorunaKoruna * Norwegian and Danish:* Norwegian and Danish: KroneKrone * Estonian:* Estonian: KroonKroon * Icelandic and Faroese:* Icelandic and Faroese: KrónaKróna * Swedish:* Swedish: KronaKrona
  45. 45. During his visit to India in 2013, British PMDuring his visit to India in 2013, British PM David Cameron said that a particularDavid Cameron said that a particular ‘object’, which is presently fixed at the Royal‘object’, which is presently fixed at the Royal Crown will not be returned to India despiteCrown will not be returned to India despite a legitimate claim.a legitimate claim. Which ‘object’ is being referred to?Which ‘object’ is being referred to? 33 Franco Fiesta - 2015
  46. 46. Koh-i-Noor DiamondKoh-i-Noor Diamond
  47. 47. All these Spanish football clubs have oneAll these Spanish football clubs have one thing common in their club emblem – athing common in their club emblem – a crown.crown. Which part of their name symbolicallyWhich part of their name symbolically represent the royal patronage of Spanishrepresent the royal patronage of Spanish King Alfonso XIII?King Alfonso XIII? 44 Franco Fiesta - 2015
  48. 48. RealReal
  49. 49. Reita Faria was the first Indian lady to wearReita Faria was the first Indian lady to wear this beautiful crown in 1966.this beautiful crown in 1966. Who is the last Indian, till date, to wear it?Who is the last Indian, till date, to wear it? 55 Franco Fiesta - 2015
  50. 50. Priyanka ChopraPriyanka Chopra
  51. 51. This is the song titled ‘Crown’, taken from theThis is the song titled ‘Crown’, taken from the 2013-album ‘Magna Carta Holy Grail’.2013-album ‘Magna Carta Holy Grail’. Just identify the singer.Just identify the singer. 66 Franco Fiesta - 2015
  52. 52. Jay-ZJay-Z
  53. 53. Round 3
  54. 54. • 12 questions.12 questions. • Infinite BounceInfinite 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.
  55. 55. Which sportsperson who represented hisWhich sportsperson who represented his country in football, hockey, rugby, tennis,country in football, hockey, rugby, tennis, badminton, athletics and swimmingbadminton, athletics and swimming during his junior days has sung thisduring his junior days has sung this popular Indian movie song?popular Indian movie song? 11 Franco Fiesta - 2015
  56. 56. A. B. De VilliersA. B. De Villiers
  57. 57. Prepared by official speechwriter WilliamPrepared by official speechwriter William Safire, this is a part of a statement whichSafire, this is a part of a statement which remained undelivered.remained undelivered. Explain.Explain. (bigger vis – next slide) 22 Franco Fiesta - 2015
  58. 58. 22 Franco Fiesta - 2015
  59. 59. Alternative speech prepared forAlternative speech prepared for President Nixon to be delivered afterPresident Nixon to be delivered after the ‘moon disaster’the ‘moon disaster’
  60. 60. Whose face has been blanked out in thisWhose face has been blanked out in this recent print ad, issued in Bangladesh?recent print ad, issued in Bangladesh? (bigger vis – next slide)(bigger vis – next slide) 33 Franco Fiesta - 2015
  61. 61. 33 Franco Fiesta - 2015 A quiz by Sidhu
  62. 62. Mustafizur RahmanMustafizur Rahman
  63. 63. The marriage of Frois and Yukirin on 28The marriage of Frois and Yukirin on 28thth June, 2015 is recorded to be the first in theJune, 2015 is recorded to be the first in the world. The bride walked the aisle, wearingworld. The bride walked the aisle, wearing traditional wedding gown and even carriedtraditional wedding gown and even carried out a ‘wedding kiss’. After the ceremony theout a ‘wedding kiss’. After the ceremony the couple celebrated the occasion by ‘cutting acouple celebrated the occasion by ‘cutting a cake’.cake’. What is so special about the marriage?What is so special about the marriage? 44 Franco Fiesta - 2015
  64. 64. First Robot-WeddingFirst Robot-Wedding
  65. 65. Connect these horrific incidents with aConnect these horrific incidents with a multiple-award winning song.multiple-award winning song. 55 Franco Fiesta - 2015
  66. 66. My Heart Will Go On…..My Heart Will Go On…..
  67. 67. Kusum Joshi, the eldest of the ten childrenKusum Joshi, the eldest of the ten children was born to an officer of the British Indianwas born to an officer of the British Indian Army on July 23, 1934 at a small village inArmy on July 23, 1934 at a small village in Nepal. Getting inspired by the works of aNepal. Getting inspired by the works of a Noble-laureate, she took a new identity andNoble-laureate, she took a new identity and joined a famous organisation. Later on, shejoined a famous organisation. Later on, she succeded her idol in that organisation.succeded her idol in that organisation. How do we better know her?How do we better know her? 66 Franco Fiesta - 2015
  68. 68. Sister NirmalaSister Nirmala
  69. 69. Who is theWho is the creator of thiscreator of this painting?painting? AudAud Franco Fiesta - 2015
  70. 70. Salman KhanSalman Khan
  71. 71. Where this song has been shot?Where this song has been shot? AudAud Franco Fiesta - 2015 Video link removed – A song from ‘ABCD2’
  72. 72. Grand CanyonGrand Canyon
  73. 73. Recently discovered COSMOS Redshift 7Recently discovered COSMOS Redshift 7 is one of the oldest and by far theis one of the oldest and by far the brightest galaxy yet found in the universe.brightest galaxy yet found in the universe. It’s popular name is reportedly inspiredIt’s popular name is reportedly inspired by which ‘galacticos’?by which ‘galacticos’? (vis – next slide)(vis – next slide) 77 Franco Fiesta - 2015
  74. 74. 77 Franco Fiesta - 2015
  75. 75. CR7CR7
  76. 76. The highest point in West Bengal, it is theThe highest point in West Bengal, it is the culminating centre of many trekking routesculminating centre of many trekking routes in the Darjeeling-Sikkim region. The namein the Darjeeling-Sikkim region. The name of this place means theof this place means the ‘Height of the‘Height of the Poison Plant’Poison Plant’, a direct reference to the, a direct reference to the profusion of the poisonous aconite plantsprofusion of the poisonous aconite plants that grow near the peak.that grow near the peak. Which place of tourist interest is this?Which place of tourist interest is this? 88 Franco Fiesta - 2015
  77. 77. SandakphuSandakphu
  78. 78. One of the most-popular video games in theOne of the most-popular video games in the world today, it has dislodged Candy Crushworld today, it has dislodged Candy Crush Saga to become the highest-grossing gameSaga to become the highest-grossing game in the US. On June 15, 16, 17 and 18, it wasin the US. On June 15, 16, 17 and 18, it was the most downloaded game across the US,the most downloaded game across the US, the UK, Canada and Australia.the UK, Canada and Australia. Name it.Name it. 99 Franco Fiesta - 2015
  79. 79. Fallout ShelterFallout Shelter
  80. 80. As a first recorded instance, the year 1972As a first recorded instance, the year 1972 was said to be a-bit-longer than normal. Itwas said to be a-bit-longer than normal. It happened again on June 30, 2015. Ithappened again on June 30, 2015. It scrambled computer networks and causedscrambled computer networks and caused lot of problems for companies like Reddit,lot of problems for companies like Reddit, LinkedIn and Facebook.LinkedIn and Facebook. What am I talking about?What am I talking about? (Clue – next slide)(Clue – next slide) 1010 Franco Fiesta - 2015
  81. 81. 1010 Franco Fiesta - 2015
  82. 82. Addition of a Leap-SecondAddition of a Leap-Second
  83. 83. This is the trailer of which recentlyThis is the trailer of which recently released venture?released venture? 1111 Franco Fiesta - 2015
  84. 84. The Scion of IkshvakuThe Scion of Ikshvaku
  85. 85. To promote and preserve the heritage ofTo promote and preserve the heritage of various parts of India, the Min. of Culture,various parts of India, the Min. of Culture, GoI has established different cultural zonesGoI has established different cultural zones and their controlling centres. The centre forand their controlling centres. The centre for North Zone is at Patiala; for South Zone it isNorth Zone is at Patiala; for South Zone it is at Thanjavur and for West Zone it is atat Thanjavur and for West Zone it is at Udaipur.Udaipur. What is the Eastern counterpart known as?What is the Eastern counterpart known as? 1212 Franco Fiesta - 2015
  86. 86. EZCC, KolkataEZCC, Kolkata

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