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In-quiz-zitive final

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In-quiz-zitive final

  1. 1. INQUIZZITIVE - 2016 Grand FinaleGrand Finale Researched and Conducted by: Somnath Chanda organised by Department of Electrical Engineering Jadavpur UniversityJadavpur University
  2. 2. Thanks to……..
  3. 3. RoundsRounds
  4. 4. Round 1
  5. 5. • 5 questions.5 questions. • Each question carries 5 marks.Each question carries 5 marks. • Full house ensure 5 bonus.Full house ensure 5 bonus.
  6. 6. What is the most glaring mistake shown in thisWhat is the most glaring mistake shown in this iconic scene from Sholay?iconic scene from Sholay? *
  7. 7. * Water tank in aWater tank in a village-without-electricityvillage-without-electricity
  8. 8. 1 What is wrongWhat is wrong with this waxwith this wax statue, unveiled atstatue, unveiled at the SCG on Aprilthe SCG on April 20, 2013, just a few20, 2013, just a few days beforedays before Sachin’s 40thSachin’s 40th birthday?birthday?
  9. 9. 2 Probably theProbably the most famousmost famous error in USerror in US philately,philately, what is wrongwhat is wrong with thiswith this stamp featuringstamp featuring the image ofthe image of the Curtissthe Curtiss JN-4 airplane? JN-4 airplane? 
  10. 10. 3 What is wronglyWhat is wrongly stated in thisstated in this Asterix story?Asterix story?
  11. 11. 4   Norman Rockwell’sNorman Rockwell’s classic painting classic painting PeoplePeople Reading StockReading Stock ExchangeExchange, was one of, was one of the many covers he hadthe many covers he had drawn for The Saturdaydrawn for The Saturday Evening Post.Evening Post. Spot the mistake in thisSpot the mistake in this painting.painting.
  12. 12. 5   Spot the mistake inSpot the mistake in this 2010 releasedthis 2010 released stamp which is saidstamp which is said to be the largest runto be the largest run of an error on aof an error on a postage stamp.postage stamp.
  13. 13. 1 What is wrongWhat is wrong with this waxwith this wax statue, unveiled atstatue, unveiled at the SCG on Aprilthe SCG on April 20, 2013, just a few20, 2013, just a few days beforedays before Sachin’s 40thSachin’s 40th birthday?birthday?
  14. 14. 1 The jersey was of Indian T-20 WorldThe jersey was of Indian T-20 World Cup team whereas Sachin was neverCup team whereas Sachin was never part of that teampart of that team
  15. 15. 2 Probably theProbably the most famousmost famous error in USerror in US philately,philately, what is wrongwhat is wrong with thiswith this stamp featuringstamp featuring the image ofthe image of the Curtissthe Curtiss JN-4 airplane? JN-4 airplane? 
  16. 16. 2 The plane is invertedThe plane is inverted
  17. 17. 3 What is wronglyWhat is wrongly stated in thisstated in this Asterix story?Asterix story?
  18. 18. 3 Circus Maximus was used for ChariotCircus Maximus was used for Chariot racing and not for Gladiatoral Combatracing and not for Gladiatoral Combat
  19. 19. 4   Norman Rockwell’sNorman Rockwell’s classic painting classic painting PeoplePeople Reading StockReading Stock ExchangeExchange, was one of, was one of the many covers he hadthe many covers he had drawn for The Saturdaydrawn for The Saturday Evening Post.Evening Post. Spot the mistake in thisSpot the mistake in this painting.painting.
  20. 20. 4 Three LegsThree Legs
  21. 21. 5   Spot the mistake inSpot the mistake in this 2010 releasedthis 2010 released stamp which is saidstamp which is said to be the largest runto be the largest run of an error on aof an error on a postage stamp.postage stamp.
  22. 22. 5 Wrong Statue was usedWrong Statue was used
  23. 23. Round 2
  24. 24. • 13 questions.13 questions. • Infinite Bounce + PounceInfinite Bounce + Pounce • 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.
  25. 25. * As per Merriam-Webster, this word reportedly usedAs per Merriam-Webster, this word reportedly used for the first time in 1818, has been derived infor the first time in 1818, has been derived in English from the French word ‘revenir’, meaningEnglish from the French word ‘revenir’, meaning ‘‘to return’. Used to denote someone who returnsto return’. Used to denote someone who returns after death or a long absence, it may prove to be aafter death or a long absence, it may prove to be a little different this time for a thespian.little different this time for a thespian. What is the good word?What is the good word?
  26. 26. * RevenantRevenant
  27. 27. After 26 years, a special contingent of 36After 26 years, a special contingent of 36 members of the Indian Army contingentmembers of the Indian Army contingent marched down Rajpath during the 67marched down Rajpath during the 67thth Republic Day Parade. The troop have won aRepublic Day Parade. The troop have won a Shaurya Chakra, six Sena Medals, 143 Chief ofShaurya Chakra, six Sena Medals, 143 Chief of the Army Staff Commendation Cards and sixthe Army Staff Commendation Cards and six Vice Chief of the Army Staff CommendationVice Chief of the Army Staff Commendation Cards.Cards. What is so special about this army unit?What is so special about this army unit? 1
  28. 28. K-9 Unit / Dog SquadK-9 Unit / Dog Squad 1
  29. 29. This particular exercise done sometime inThis particular exercise done sometime in January, 2016 drew fierce criticism fromJanuary, 2016 drew fierce criticism from different quarters. A noted critic, Vittorio Sgarbidifferent quarters. A noted critic, Vittorio Sgarbi said that the decision had been taken by ‘ignorantsaid that the decision had been taken by ‘ignorant goats’ to humiliate the national treasures.goats’ to humiliate the national treasures. What this whole exercise was all about?What this whole exercise was all about? (bigger vis – next slide) 2
  30. 30. 2
  31. 31. Italy has covered up ancient nudeItaly has covered up ancient nude statues ahead of Iranian Presidentstatues ahead of Iranian President Hassan Rouhani's official visit to RomeHassan Rouhani's official visit to Rome 2
  32. 32. Identify this lady, who,Identify this lady, who, at the age of 24, coveredat the age of 24, covered Dwight D. Eisenhower’sDwight D. Eisenhower’s PresidentialPresidential inauguration as theinauguration as the ‘‘Inquiring Camera Girl’Inquiring Camera Girl’ for thefor the WashingtonWashington Times-HeraldTimes-Herald.. 3
  33. 33. Jacqueline Bouvier, later JacquelineJacqueline Bouvier, later Jacqueline Kennedy OnassisKennedy Onassis 3
  34. 34. How did this number titled ‘Coming Home’, theHow did this number titled ‘Coming Home’, the most popular song from the now-defunct groupmost popular song from the now-defunct group Dirty Money’s first albumDirty Money’s first album Last Train to ParisLast Train to Paris recently came back to public memory?recently came back to public memory? 4
  35. 35. 4
  36. 36. The Archaeological Survey of India, along withThe Archaeological Survey of India, along with the respective govt. authority has selected thesethe respective govt. authority has selected these six World Heritage sites – Stone Chariot ofsix World Heritage sites – Stone Chariot of Hampi, Red Fort of Delhi, Sun Temple ofHampi, Red Fort of Delhi, Sun Temple of Konark, Taj Mahal, Churches of Goa andKonark, Taj Mahal, Churches of Goa and Padmapani Painting in AjantaCaves.Padmapani Painting in AjantaCaves. What is special about these chosen six?What is special about these chosen six? (Clue – Think in ascending order) 5
  37. 37. To be featured in the new set of currencyTo be featured in the new set of currency notes of the denomination of Rs. 10,notes of the denomination of Rs. 10, Rs. 20, Rs. 50, Rs. 100, Rs. 500 andRs. 20, Rs. 50, Rs. 100, Rs. 500 and Rs. 1000 respectivelyRs. 1000 respectively 5
  38. 38. It happened for the only time in theIt happened for the only time in the history….what was David Niven talking about?history….what was David Niven talking about? 6
  39. 39. 6
  40. 40. The pic. showing Maj.The pic. showing Maj. Gen. Syed El EdroosGen. Syed El Edroos (at right) and Maj. Gen.(at right) and Maj. Gen. (later Army Chief)(later Army Chief) Joyanto NathJoyanto Nath Chaudhuri, marked theChaudhuri, marked the end of which ‘chapter’end of which ‘chapter’ of modern history?of modern history? 7
  41. 41. Operation PoloOperation Polo (El Edroos was the Commander of the Hyderabad State Forces of the Nizam) 7
  42. 42. * When he was ordered to create a new ‘mentalWhen he was ordered to create a new ‘mental exercise’ for the "Fun" section of a newspaper, heexercise’ for the "Fun" section of a newspaper, he created something based on a puzzle from hiscreated something based on a puzzle from his childhood days called ‘Magic Squares’.childhood days called ‘Magic Squares’. What did the gentleman in the pic. who was alsoWhat did the gentleman in the pic. who was also honoured with a Google doodle in 2013, create?honoured with a Google doodle in 2013, create?
  43. 43. * Crossword PuzzleCrossword Puzzle
  44. 44. Lawyer Thakur Chandan Kumar Singh grabbedLawyer Thakur Chandan Kumar Singh grabbed headlines after filing a complaint-case againstheadlines after filing a complaint-case against X and X’s family members in the court of ChiefX and X’s family members in the court of Chief Judicial Magistrate in Sitamarhi, Bihar. But in allJudicial Magistrate in Sitamarhi, Bihar. But in all likelihood, his case may be get dismissed for wantlikelihood, his case may be get dismissed for want of jurisdiction, since Sitamarhi, UP is said to beof jurisdiction, since Sitamarhi, UP is said to be the place where the actual action took place.the place where the actual action took place. What is he complaining about?What is he complaining about? 8
  45. 45. Domestic Violence case against RamaDomestic Violence case against Rama 8
  46. 46. A qualified gymnastics teacher, he had a playingA qualified gymnastics teacher, he had a playing career while supplementing his income by coachingcareer while supplementing his income by coaching high-school gymnastics teams. In 2007, he brokehigh-school gymnastics teams. In 2007, he broke his ankle and fibula after attempting to pole vault athis ankle and fibula after attempting to pole vault at a reunion of his old sporting academy. Presently, ina reunion of his old sporting academy. Presently, in the ‘hot seat’, he is literally feeling the heat verythe ‘hot seat’, he is literally feeling the heat very badly.badly. Who is being talked about?Who is being talked about? 9
  47. 47. Louis Van GaalLouis Van Gaal 9
  48. 48. In an essay published in January 2015 on ProjectIn an essay published in January 2015 on Project Syndicate, Eric Schmidt, Executive Chairman ofSyndicate, Eric Schmidt, Executive Chairman of Google, wrote :Google, wrote : ‘At the time (early 2000), it was‘At the time (early 2000), it was the most popular search query we had ever seen.the most popular search query we had ever seen. But we had no surefire way of getting usersBut we had no surefire way of getting users exactly what they wanted : ………….’.exactly what they wanted : ………….’. As a result,As a result, Schmidt said, “Google Image Search was born”.Schmidt said, “Google Image Search was born”. Exactly, what the users were searching at thatExactly, what the users were searching at that time?time? 10
  49. 49. 10 Green Versace dress of Jennifer LopezGreen Versace dress of Jennifer Lopez
  50. 50. Terming the wholeTerming the whole exercise an eyewash toexercise an eyewash to deceive the Indiandeceive the Indian press, Naseeruddinpress, Naseeruddin Shah became lucky toShah became lucky to get the opportunityget the opportunity twice, many years later.twice, many years later. What was he referringWhat was he referring to?to? (Clue – the visual) 11
  51. 51. 11 Screen tested for RichardScreen tested for Richard Attenborough’s Attenborough’s GandhiGandhi
  52. 52. (A) became a naturalized Russian citizen in 2008(A) became a naturalized Russian citizen in 2008 and represented the Russian team in the 2008 andand represented the Russian team in the 2008 and 2012 Olympics. She won Bronze in 2008 Games.2012 Olympics. She won Bronze in 2008 Games. (B), nicknamed ‘Lady Magic’, won a Silver with the(B), nicknamed ‘Lady Magic’, won a Silver with the US team in the 1976 Montreal Olympics.US team in the 1976 Montreal Olympics. How would you connect these two ladies?How would you connect these two ladies? (bigger vis – next slide) 12 A B
  53. 53. 12 A B
  54. 54. 12 Female Coaches in NBAFemale Coaches in NBA (Becky Hammon & Nancy Liberman)(Becky Hammon & Nancy Liberman)
  55. 55. Nausicaä of the Valley of the WindNausicaä of the Valley of the Wind is a 1984 is a 1984 Japanese animated fantasy adventure film writtenJapanese animated fantasy adventure film written and directed by Hayao Miyazaki, based on hisand directed by Hayao Miyazaki, based on his own 1982 manga of the same name.own 1982 manga of the same name. Why this film, set on a post-apocalyptic timeline,Why this film, set on a post-apocalyptic timeline, has come into news in the recent times?has come into news in the recent times? 13
  56. 56. 13 Heavily referenced inHeavily referenced in Star Wars: The Force AwakensStar Wars: The Force Awakens
  57. 57. Round 3
  58. 58. • 8 questions.8 questions. • Written Round.Written Round. • DifferentialDifferential Scoring.Scoring. * 16 - if 1 team gets it right* 16 - if 1 team gets it right * 14 - if 2 teams get it right* 14 - if 2 teams get it right * 12 - if 3 teams get it right* 12 - if 3 teams get it right * 10 - if 4 teams get it right* 10 - if 4 teams get it right * 08 - if 5 teams get it right* 08 - if 5 teams get it right * 06 - if 6 teams get it right* 06 - if 6 teams get it right * 04 - if 7 teams get it right* 04 - if 7 teams get it right * 02 - if all the teams get it right* 02 - if all the teams get it right
  59. 59. One the many ventures of this archetypal ‘madOne the many ventures of this archetypal ‘mad scientist’ was the investigation of the radiant energyscientist’ was the investigation of the radiant energy of ‘invisible’ kinds after he had noticed damagedof ‘invisible’ kinds after he had noticed damaged film in his laboratory. Though, much of his earlyfilm in his laboratory. Though, much of his early research — hundreds of invention models, plans,research — hundreds of invention models, plans, notes, photographs — were lost in fire, a few of thenotes, photographs — were lost in fire, a few of the photography-plates survived.photography-plates survived. Identify this genius.Identify this genius. 1
  60. 60. William Whewell was consulted over some newWilliam Whewell was consulted over some new names to explain the fact that when annames to explain the fact that when an electrolytic cell is oriented so that electric currentelectrolytic cell is oriented so that electric current traverses the electrolyte in a direction ‘from Easttraverses the electrolyte in a direction ‘from East to West’ or that in which the sun appears to move,to West’ or that in which the sun appears to move, the ___ is where the current leaves the electrolyte,the ___ is where the current leaves the electrolyte, on the West side or the way which the sun sets.on the West side or the way which the sun sets. What 7-letter word which literally means ‘descent’What 7-letter word which literally means ‘descent’ was thus coined in 1834 by Whewell?was thus coined in 1834 by Whewell? 2
  61. 61. Reported in 1800 in a two-part letter to theReported in 1800 in a two-part letter to the President of the Royal Society, which inventionPresident of the Royal Society, which invention by an Italian enabled a rapid series of discoveryby an Italian enabled a rapid series of discovery or isolation of the chemical elements - sodiumor isolation of the chemical elements - sodium (1807), potassium (1807), calcium (1808), boron (1807), potassium (1807), calcium (1808), boron  (1808), barium (1808), strontium (1808),(1808), barium (1808), strontium (1808), and magnesium (1808)?and magnesium (1808)? 3
  62. 62. In honour of which Danish physicist, thisIn honour of which Danish physicist, this particular doodle was released by Google?particular doodle was released by Google? (Looking for the surname)(Looking for the surname) 4
  63. 63. This young painter was commisioned to do aThis young painter was commisioned to do a painting when a horse messenger delivered a letterpainting when a horse messenger delivered a letter from his father that read, ‘Your dear wife isfrom his father that read, ‘Your dear wife is convalescent’. The next day he received a letter fromconvalescent’. The next day he received a letter from his father detailing his wife’s sudden death. By thehis father detailing his wife’s sudden death. By the time he arrived, his wife had already been buried.time he arrived, his wife had already been buried. Heartbroken, he decided to do something.Heartbroken, he decided to do something. What resulted?What resulted? (vis of the self portrait – next slide) 5
  64. 64. 5
  65. 65. A young lady named Margaret hastily proposed aA young lady named Margaret hastily proposed a name for her brothers’ stage performance aftername for her brothers’ stage performance after watching something on a sewing machine. Thewatching something on a sewing machine. The brothers felt that this name symbolised their rawbrothers felt that this name symbolised their raw energy and ‘high voltage’ performances on stage.energy and ‘high voltage’ performances on stage. Which ‘name’ was thus coined? Which ‘name’ was thus coined?  6
  66. 66. Sir Humphrey Davy, the famous inventor, is bestSir Humphrey Davy, the famous inventor, is best remembered for his discoveries of several alkali andremembered for his discoveries of several alkali and alkaline earth metals and obviously, the Safetyalkaline earth metals and obviously, the Safety Lamp.Lamp. But as per Sir Humphrey himself,But as per Sir Humphrey himself, whatwhat//whowho was hiswas his most important discovery?most important discovery? 7
  67. 67. The single most important technique in DigitalThe single most important technique in Digital Signal Processing, ____ is a mathematical way ofSignal Processing, ____ is a mathematical way of combining two signals to form a third signal. Usingcombining two signals to form a third signal. Using the strategy of impulse decomposition, systems arethe strategy of impulse decomposition, systems are described by a signal called the impulse response.described by a signal called the impulse response. Fill in the blank.Fill in the blank. 8
  68. 68. One the many ventures of this archetypal ‘madOne the many ventures of this archetypal ‘mad scientist’ was the investigation of the radiant energyscientist’ was the investigation of the radiant energy of ‘invisible’ kinds after he had noticed damagedof ‘invisible’ kinds after he had noticed damaged film in his laboratory. Though, much of his earlyfilm in his laboratory. Though, much of his early research — hundreds of invention models, plans,research — hundreds of invention models, plans, notes, photographs — were lost in fire, a few of thenotes, photographs — were lost in fire, a few of the photography-plates survived.photography-plates survived. Identify this genius.Identify this genius. 1
  69. 69. Nikola TeslaNikola Tesla 1
  70. 70. William Whewell was consulted over some newWilliam Whewell was consulted over some new names to explain the fact that when annames to explain the fact that when an electrolytic cell is oriented so that electric currentelectrolytic cell is oriented so that electric current traverses the electrolyte in a direction ‘from Easttraverses the electrolyte in a direction ‘from East to West’ or that in which the sun appears to move,to West’ or that in which the sun appears to move, the ___ is where the current leaves the electrolyte,the ___ is where the current leaves the electrolyte, on the West side or the way which the sun sets.on the West side or the way which the sun sets. What 7-letter word which literally means ‘descent’What 7-letter word which literally means ‘descent’ was thus coined in 1834 by Whewell?was thus coined in 1834 by Whewell? 2
  71. 71. CathodeCathode 2
  72. 72. Reported in 1800 in a two-part letter to theReported in 1800 in a two-part letter to the President of the Royal Society, which inventionPresident of the Royal Society, which invention by an Italian enabled a rapid series of discoveryby an Italian enabled a rapid series of discovery or isolation of the chemical elements - sodiumor isolation of the chemical elements - sodium (1807), potassium (1807), calcium (1808), boron (1807), potassium (1807), calcium (1808), boron  (1808), barium (1808), strontium (1808),(1808), barium (1808), strontium (1808), and magnesium (1808)?and magnesium (1808)? 3
  73. 73. Voltaic Pile / Voltaic CellVoltaic Pile / Voltaic Cell 3
  74. 74. In honour of which Danish physicist, thisIn honour of which Danish physicist, this particular doodle was released by Google?particular doodle was released by Google? (Looking for the surname)(Looking for the surname) 4
  75. 75. OerstedOersted 4
  76. 76. This young painter was commisioned to do aThis young painter was commisioned to do a painting when a horse messenger delivered a letterpainting when a horse messenger delivered a letter from his father that read, ‘Your dear wife isfrom his father that read, ‘Your dear wife is convalescent’. The next day he received a letter fromconvalescent’. The next day he received a letter from his father detailing his wife’s sudden death. By thehis father detailing his wife’s sudden death. By the time he arrived, his wife had already been buried.time he arrived, his wife had already been buried. Heartbroken, he decided to do something.Heartbroken, he decided to do something. What resulted?What resulted? (vis of the self portrait – next slide) 5
  77. 77. 5
  78. 78. Morse Code was inventedMorse Code was invented 5
  79. 79. A young lady named Margaret hastily proposed aA young lady named Margaret hastily proposed a name for her brothers’ stage performance aftername for her brothers’ stage performance after watching something on a sewing machine. Thewatching something on a sewing machine. The brothers felt that this name symbolised their rawbrothers felt that this name symbolised their raw energy and ‘high voltage’ performances on stage.energy and ‘high voltage’ performances on stage. Which ‘name’ was thus coined? Which ‘name’ was thus coined?  6
  80. 80. AC/DCAC/DC 6
  81. 81. Sir Humphrey Davy, the famous inventor, is bestSir Humphrey Davy, the famous inventor, is best remembered for his discoveries of several alkali andremembered for his discoveries of several alkali and alkaline earth metals and obviously, the Safetyalkaline earth metals and obviously, the Safety Lamp.Lamp. But as per Sir Humphrey himself,But as per Sir Humphrey himself, whatwhat//whowho was hiswas his most important discovery?most important discovery? 7
  82. 82. Michael FaradayMichael Faraday 7
  83. 83. The single most important technique in DigitalThe single most important technique in Digital Signal Processing, ____ is a mathematical way ofSignal Processing, ____ is a mathematical way of combining two signals to form a third signal. Usingcombining two signals to form a third signal. Using the strategy of impulse decomposition, systems arethe strategy of impulse decomposition, systems are described by a signal called the impulse response.described by a signal called the impulse response. Fill in the blank.Fill in the blank. 8
  84. 84. ConvolutionConvolution 8
  85. 85. Round 4
  86. 86. • 5 questions.5 questions. • Each question carries 5 marks.Each question carries 5 marks. • Full house ensure 5 bonus.Full house ensure 5 bonus.
  87. 87. *
  88. 88. * Brandy Chastain’s moment of madnessBrandy Chastain’s moment of madness
  89. 89. 1
  90. 90. 2
  91. 91. 3
  92. 92. 4
  93. 93. 5
  94. 94. 1
  95. 95. 1 Dr. StrangeloveDr. Strangelove
  96. 96. 2
  97. 97. 2 Beckham-Simeone incidentBeckham-Simeone incident
  98. 98. 3
  99. 99. 3 JungleeJunglee
  100. 100. 4
  101. 101. 4 Raja Ravi Verma PaintingsRaja Ravi Verma Paintings
  102. 102. 5
  103. 103. 5 Esquire Cover of Md. AliEsquire Cover of Md. Ali
  104. 104. Round 5
  105. 105. • 13 questions.13 questions. • Infinite Bounce + PounceInfinite Bounce + Pounce • 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.
  106. 106. * In his brief career for Scotland he scored a zero inIn his brief career for Scotland he scored a zero in his 2his 2ndnd match against the visiting Pakistan teammatch against the visiting Pakistan team (vis),, but later went on to score three centuries also.but later went on to score three centuries also. Identify the cricketer who is presently enjoying hisIdentify the cricketer who is presently enjoying his 22ndnd inningsinnings in his career.in his career. (vis of the scorecard – next slide)
  107. 107. *
  108. 108. * Rahul DravidRahul Dravid
  109. 109. The daughter of a senior journalist of TheThe daughter of a senior journalist of The Hindustan Times, this one-time model’sHindustan Times, this one-time model’s aspirations were cut short by her own marriage-aspirations were cut short by her own marriage- related issues and she was forced byrelated issues and she was forced by circumstances to change the track ofcircumstances to change the track of her life. The rest is history.her life. The rest is history. Who?Who? (vis – next slide) 1
  110. 110. 1
  111. 111. 1 Neerja BhanotNeerja Bhanot
  112. 112. 2 Named after ‘Maa Manglagauri Mandir’ in GayaNamed after ‘Maa Manglagauri Mandir’ in Gaya where most of thewhere most of the membersmembers//shareholdersshareholders havehave plied their trade for years, it was founded in 2015.plied their trade for years, it was founded in 2015. The office bearers - Raj Kumar Manjhi (Manager),The office bearers - Raj Kumar Manjhi (Manager), Malati Devi (Secretary) & Nagina Devi (Treasurer)Malati Devi (Secretary) & Nagina Devi (Treasurer) said that its way of functioning is totally governedsaid that its way of functioning is totally governed by the members by constituting the rules andby the members by constituting the rules and regulations according to their needs.regulations according to their needs. What is being talked about?What is being talked about?
  113. 113. 2 Mangla BankMangla Bank (A bank by beggars for beggars)(A bank by beggars for beggars)
  114. 114. 3 In his acceptance speech after receiving the GoldenIn his acceptance speech after receiving the Golden Globe Best Supporting Actor award for ‘Creed’,Globe Best Supporting Actor award for ‘Creed’, Stallone thanked his friend X for being the bestStallone thanked his friend X for being the best friend he’ve ever had.friend he’ve ever had. “Yes, I have long“Yes, I have long conversations ... with X. And every now and then,conversations ... with X. And every now and then, there’s …a little piece of it that makes it onto thethere’s …a little piece of it that makes it onto the film”,film”, he added.he added. Who is Stallone’s best friend?Who is Stallone’s best friend?
  115. 115. 3 Rocky BalboaRocky Balboa
  116. 116. What is soWhat is so unusual aboutunusual about the signing ofthe signing of the 22-year oldthe 22-year old David Bytheway,David Bytheway, one of theone of the world’s bestworld’s best ‘‘players’, byplayers’, by VfL Wolfsburg?VfL Wolfsburg? 4
  117. 117. 4 Signed him as their official Fifa gamerSigned him as their official Fifa gamer
  118. 118. 5 What is so unusual about the choice of this item-What is so unusual about the choice of this item- girl of this foot-tapping number?girl of this foot-tapping number?
  119. 119. 5 Divya Kumar, the director herselfDivya Kumar, the director herself appeared as the item-girlappeared as the item-girl
  120. 120. 6   Luis Pena, a professor of opthamology and nativeLuis Pena, a professor of opthamology and native of Santiago, Chile decided to pay tribute toof Santiago, Chile decided to pay tribute to someone who spent a week during his famoussomeone who spent a week during his famous endeavour in Santiago. Made by 2,024-piece ofendeavour in Santiago. Made by 2,024-piece of Lego bricks, it’s already got the approval of theLego bricks, it’s already got the approval of the Smithsonian Magazine.Smithsonian Magazine. What did he create?What did he create? (vis of part of the model – next slide)
  121. 121. 6
  122. 122. 6 HMS BeagleHMS Beagle
  123. 123. After years of toiling in theatre and then in ad-After years of toiling in theatre and then in ad- world, the big break came through a music video.world, the big break came through a music video. It happened because of his college friend ShantanuIt happened because of his college friend Shantanu Moitra who was also the music composer of theMoitra who was also the music composer of the album. During research, he got to know about aalbum. During research, he got to know about a fiesty lady who left her abusive husband and boughtfiesty lady who left her abusive husband and bought a truck after learning to drive. She regularly drovea truck after learning to drive. She regularly drove between Ahmedabad and Rajkot and raised herbetween Ahmedabad and Rajkot and raised her daughter on her own.daughter on her own. Which music video was thus made?Which music video was thus made? 7
  124. 124. 7
  125. 125. * Designed by artist Jamie Phillips, these entities areDesigned by artist Jamie Phillips, these entities are released, along with the more popular ones, in 2016released, along with the more popular ones, in 2016 as part of the Fashionista range.as part of the Fashionista range. Put funda.Put funda.
  126. 126. * Makeover of KenMakeover of Ken
  127. 127. 8 This Greek sculpture from 100 BC, named ‘GraveThis Greek sculpture from 100 BC, named ‘Grave Naiskos of an Enthroned Woman with an Attendant’,Naiskos of an Enthroned Woman with an Attendant’, is currently on display at the J. Paul Getty Museum inis currently on display at the J. Paul Getty Museum in Malibu, California.Malibu, California. Why the tech-savvy researchers are taking hugeWhy the tech-savvy researchers are taking huge amount of interest to this statue off late?amount of interest to this statue off late? (bigger vis – next slide)
  128. 128. 8
  129. 129. 8 Use of LaptopUse of Laptop
  130. 130. 9 Very popular among the Russian diaspora, this 4:20Very popular among the Russian diaspora, this 4:20 min long creation, originally created for somethingmin long creation, originally created for something which refer towhich refer to ‘a confidence trickster’‘a confidence trickster’, is the common, is the common element in all these holly-productions?element in all these holly-productions?
  131. 131. 9 Mera Joota Hai JapaniMera Joota Hai Japani
  132. 132. 10 The small Norwegian town Rjukan is once known forThe small Norwegian town Rjukan is once known for the world’s biggest hydro-electricity power plant at thethe world’s biggest hydro-electricity power plant at the 100-metre Rjukanfossen waterfall. The town’s founder,100-metre Rjukanfossen waterfall. The town’s founder, noted engineer  Sam Eyde, pioneered newnoted engineer  Sam Eyde, pioneered new technologies to produce saltpetre and hydrogentechnologies to produce saltpetre and hydrogen through industrial processes.through industrial processes. Which recent tech-innovation, an unique solution toWhich recent tech-innovation, an unique solution to an eternal obstacle, is bringing a lot of joy toan eternal obstacle, is bringing a lot of joy to the town dwellers?the town dwellers?
  133. 133. 10 Installations of mirrors to reflect theInstallations of mirrors to reflect the sunlightsunlight
  134. 134. In 1981, a very stubborn gentleman Edward JamesIn 1981, a very stubborn gentleman Edward James was told something by a hot-headed 22-year-oldwas told something by a hot-headed 22-year-old which went on to be used in the lyrics of popwhich went on to be used in the lyrics of pop numbers, film dialogues, tv-commercials and morenumbers, film dialogues, tv-commercials and more famously in the title of a book that toppedfamously in the title of a book that topped the New York Times Bestsellers charts 21 yearsthe New York Times Bestsellers charts 21 years later.later. What was, supposedly, being told to James in frontWhat was, supposedly, being told to James in front of a sell-out crowd?of a sell-out crowd? 11
  135. 135. 11 You Cannot Be SeriousYou Cannot Be Serious
  136. 136. 12 With the recent proposal of ‘shutting down’ toWith the recent proposal of ‘shutting down’ to repair two century-old commuter bridges, the localrepair two century-old commuter bridges, the local authority is hoping for a huge tourism boost.authority is hoping for a huge tourism boost. Something similar was done in 1969 whenSomething similar was done in 1969 when bucketful of coins and two corpses werebucketful of coins and two corpses were discovered as a result.discovered as a result. What has been proposed to be done from August toWhat has been proposed to be done from August to December, 2016?December, 2016?
  137. 137. 12 Shutdown of Niagara FallsShutdown of Niagara Falls
  138. 138. Thanks to……..
  139. 139. Designed by Nandalal Bose, the lamp representsDesigned by Nandalal Bose, the lamp represents knowledge. Its three flames represent Intellectualknowledge. Its three flames represent Intellectual Training, Cultivation of Emotions andTraining, Cultivation of Emotions and Imagination and Spiritual Development. The lotusImagination and Spiritual Development. The lotus petals encircling the lamp represent Fine Arts andpetals encircling the lamp represent Fine Arts and Culture.Culture. Where would you find it?Where would you find it? 13
  140. 140. 13 JU LogoJU Logo
  141. 141. Reigning European Champion Fan Hui wasReigning European Champion Fan Hui was comprehensively beaten in a match. Hiscomprehensively beaten in a match. His opponent (X) used novel self-learning strategiesopponent (X) used novel self-learning strategies and displayed higher level of intelligence thanand displayed higher level of intelligence than X’s predecessors. X is now set to meet WorldX’s predecessors. X is now set to meet World Champion Lee Sedol in March for an ultimateChampion Lee Sedol in March for an ultimate showdown.showdown. Which game is being talked about?Which game is being talked about? 1
  142. 142. GoGo 1
  143. 143. The opening trackThe opening track LonamatiLonamati has a synth arpeggiohas a synth arpeggio pattern running throughout that is the app Figurepattern running throughout that is the app Figure made by Propellerhead. The second no. which ismade by Propellerhead. The second no. which is the title track of the album has a synth sequencethe title track of the album has a synth sequence at the very end interlude which is from the iPadat the very end interlude which is from the iPad app GarageBand. Another no.app GarageBand. Another no. Jokhon Moner KoneJokhon Moner Kone has a synth pad right through from thehas a synth pad right through from the app Alchemy.app Alchemy. Which group is behind this high-tech album?Which group is behind this high-tech album? 1
  144. 144. KrosswindzKrosswindz 1
  145. 145. After 26 years, a special contingent of 36After 26 years, a special contingent of 36 members of the Indian Army contingentmembers of the Indian Army contingent marched down Rajpath during the 67marched down Rajpath during the 67thth Republic Day Parade. The troop have won aRepublic Day Parade. The troop have won a Shaurya Chakra, six Sena Medals, 143 Chief ofShaurya Chakra, six Sena Medals, 143 Chief of the Army Staff Commendation Cards and sixthe Army Staff Commendation Cards and six Vice Chief of the Army Staff CommendationVice Chief of the Army Staff Commendation Cards.Cards. What is so special about this army unit?What is so special about this army unit? 1
  146. 146. K-9 Unit / Dog SquadK-9 Unit / Dog Squad 1

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