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Antaragni ‘16 Kolkata Roadtrip
Somnath Chanda
Format of the Quiz
• Written Round.Written Round.(5)(5)
• Mixed Bag.Mixed Bag.(12)(12)
• Crossword.Crossword.(9)(9)
• Writ...
Round
1
• 5 questions.5 questions.
• Each question carries 5 marks.Each question carries 5 marks.
• Full house ensure 5 bonus.Full...
What the round is all about????What the round is all about????
* Several album covers have been
directly or indirectly ins...
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RenoirRenoir
[Dance at Le moulin de la Galette (1876)]
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Van GoghVan Gogh
[Starry Nights (1889)]
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Frida KahloFrida Kahlo
[The Two Fridas(1939)]
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Théodore GéricaultThéodore Géricault
[The Raft of the Medusa (1819)]
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Piet MondrianPiet Mondrian
[Composition With Red, Blue and Yellow  (1930)]  
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Rene MagriteRene Magrite
[Golconde (1953)]
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Round
2
• 15 questions.15 questions.
• Infinite Bounce + Pounce.Infinite Bounce + Pounce.
• Score - IB : +10/0Score - IB : +10/0
-...
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This stringed instrument which
occupied a major place in African
American traditional music and used
fr...
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BanjoBanjo
*
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Which
superhit,
non-filmy
song
would you
get from
the
following
clues?
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Original wishlist of the director for the pivotal roles were
Rajesh Khanna, Navin Nischol and Vyjayanth...
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DeewarDeewar
2
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 Published to coincide the
Rio-2016, this book is based on the
life of athlete Mo Farah. The
3-word tit...
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‘‘Ready Steady Mo!’ / Chennai ExpressReady Steady Mo!’ / Chennai Express
(Catchphrase was – Ready Stead...
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 Around the 1st
century BC, a series of canons laying down the
main principles of the art evolved which...
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VatsyayanaVatsyayana
4
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  This song from The Simpsons (Season - #3 &
Episode - #1, titled Stark Raving Dad) was written by X,
b...
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Michael JacksonMichael Jackson
5
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After making his debut in LSD: Love, Sex Aur Dhokha,
actor Harry Tangri has since appeared in films lik...
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Yuvraj Singh inYuvraj Singh in M.S. Dhoni: The Untold StoryM.S. Dhoni: The Untold Story  
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Considered as one of the finest and the most popular of
the novels by the author, it has been translate...
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KapalkundalaKapalkundala
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Walter Sickert, regarded as one of the greatest British
painter, was an unwilling accomplice in a consp...
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Was Walter Sickert the real Jack The Ripper?Was Walter Sickert the real Jack The Ripper?
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In his new avatar as an action hero, X has been featured
on the cover of the new Marvel comic book - Ci...
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Justin TrudeauJustin Trudeau
*
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The Chowdaiah Memorial Hall is a hot-and-happening
auditorium in Bengaluru. This is probably the only
a...
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It is built in the shape of a gigantic sevenIt is built in the shape of a gigantic seven
stringed violi...
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  This particular scene in the Bond-flick From Russia
With Love is a tribute to which scene from a
yest...
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North By North WestNorth By North West
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 Winner of multiple accolades,
the book has been named - one
of The New York Times 100
Notable Books, t...
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Harry Potter and the Deathly HallowsHarry Potter and the Deathly Hallows
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The Burbage family originally had a 21-year lease of the
site. After the threat received from the landl...
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Globe TheatreGlobe Theatre
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  This hugely popular performance is said to be
responsible for starting which ‘musical trend’?
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UnpluggedUnplugged
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 Recent IMDb search for what is throwing up informations
about these two earlier ventures – first one i...
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PinkPink
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Every year as an act of
compensation, 13
saplings are planted
in collaboration with
the Woodland Trust
...
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Judges Committee of the Man-Booker PrizeJudges Committee of the Man-Booker Prize
plant 13 saplings as a...
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• 9 clues.9 clues.
• Each correct answer is worth 5 marks.Each correct answer is worth 5 marks.
• Full house ensure 5 bonu...
What the round is all about????What the round is all about????
* Clues about the movies which have
won the ‘Oscar Award fo...
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1. This biopic is wellknown for it’s opening monologue which
remains an iconic image in film hi...
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1. This biopic is wellknown for it’s opening monologue which
remains an iconic image in film hi...
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• 5 questions.5 questions.
• Each question carries 5 marks.Each question carries 5 marks.
• Full house ensure 5 bonus.Full...
What the round is all about????What the round is all about????
* Several films have been made on the
lives of different au...
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 Catherine Keener in a 2005 movie and Sandra Bullock in
a 2006 movie…..as whom?
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 John Cusack appeared as which author who is questioned
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 Whom did Kate Winslet portray in this
Oscar-nominated performance?
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Ralph Fiennes played which genius in this 2013 British
drama-movie directed by Fiennes that tells ab...
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 Whom did Rupert Everett portray in this 1998 movie
depicting an imaginery love affair between Viola...
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Actor Ujjwal Sengupta portrayed whom in this 1982
movie?
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 John Cusack appeared as which author who is questioned
when a serial killer begins committing grues...
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Edgar Allan PoeEdgar Allan Poe
1
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 Whom did Kate Winslet portray in this
Oscar-nominated performance?
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Iris MurdochIris Murdoch
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Ralph Fiennes played which genius in this 2013 British
drama-movie directed by Fiennes that tells ab...
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Charles DickensCharles Dickens
3
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44
 Whom did Rupert Everett portray in this 1998 movie
depicting an imaginery love affair between Viola...
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Christopher MarloweChristopher Marlowe
4
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Actor Ujjwal Sengupta portrayed whom in this 1982
movie?
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Henry Louis Vivian DerozioHenry Louis Vivian Derozio
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• 15 questions.15 questions.
• Infinite Bounce + Pounce.Infinite Bounce + Pounce.
• Score - IB : +10/0Score - IB : +10/0
-...
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 Made of red and buff sandstones and decorated by white
and black marbles, it is symmetrical and is top...
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Buland DarwajaBuland Darwaja
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 These two following clips, taken from the official
video of the latest single of Coldplay, Up & Up, pa...
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Elon MuskElon Musk
1
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  The word was used literally for an itch, but then in the
present day its figurative meaning to tease ...
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Chull & FazilpuriaChull & Fazilpuria
2
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 Son of a marine who worked for the Department of
Agriculture as an Inspector, his twin sister died in
...
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Philip K. DickPhilip K. Dick
3
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 On 11 June, 1936 an exhibition opened at the New
Burlington Galleries, London. The chief guest of the
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Salvador DaliSalvador Dali
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 Composed by Salil Chowdhury, this melodious number
has bee...
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Singer – Yesudas &Singer – Yesudas &
Lyricist – Swami VivekanandaLyricist – Swami Vivekananda
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X’s popularity as Simon Templar a.k.a The Saint in the
’60s tv-series ‘The S...
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Roger Moore & James BondRoger Moore & James Bond
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 SplendiferousSplendiferous – meaning Full of or abounding ...
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Roald DahlRoald Dahl
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The granddaughters of landowner-politician Sunder Singh
Majithia, namely - B...
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Amrita Sher-GillAmrita Sher-Gill
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 Winner of the 2016 Juno Award for the Group of the
Year, this Canadian group is known for their quirky...
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Walk Off The EarthWalk Off The Earth
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  Veerandar Singh Bias, son of a jagirdar at Khajrana
Kothi, Indore and Jai Singh Rao Kalevar of Pindar...
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Salim Khan created the charactersSalim Khan created the characters
Jai & Veeru after his two friendsJai...
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 Men who live with their
mothers….men who ‘do’ lunch
….men who have past lives…
men with real Rolex wat...
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Dan BrownDan Brown
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 An architectural marvel, this 125 foot-tall statue was
mad...
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Statue of Bhallala in the movie BahubaliStatue of Bhallala in the movie Bahubali
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  This (supposedly) ‘inspired’ song from the 1937
film Arzoo had lyrics by Arzoo Lucknawi and music by
...
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 As revealed by the creator, ‘what’ started as a fan-fiction
series originally titled, ‘Master of the U...
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The Fifty Shades TrilogyThe Fifty Shades Trilogy
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 Whose arrival is being eagerly awaited?
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Maa DurgaMaa Durga
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  1. 1. Antaragni ‘16 Kolkata Roadtrip Somnath Chanda
  2. 2. Format of the Quiz • Written Round.Written Round.(5)(5) • Mixed Bag.Mixed Bag.(12)(12) • Crossword.Crossword.(9)(9) • Written Round II.Written Round II.(5)(5) • Mixed Bag II.Mixed Bag II.(12)(12)
  3. 3. Round 1
  4. 4. • 5 questions.5 questions. • Each question carries 5 marks.Each question carries 5 marks. • Full house ensure 5 bonus.Full house ensure 5 bonus.
  5. 5. What the round is all about????What the round is all about???? * Several album covers have been directly or indirectly inspired from the artworks or paintings. * You have to identify the Painter whose work has inspired the respective album cover design. All the best………
  6. 6. Quiz by SomnathMELA Quiz - 2016 I IAntaragni, Kolkata Roadtrip **
  7. 7. Quiz by SomnathI I RenoirRenoir [Dance at Le moulin de la Galette (1876)] ** MELA Quiz - 2016 Antaragni, Kolkata Roadtrip
  8. 8. Quiz by SomnathI I 1 MELA Quiz - 2016 Antaragni, Kolkata Roadtrip
  9. 9. Quiz by SomnathI I 2 MELA Quiz - 2016 Antaragni, Kolkata Roadtrip
  10. 10. Quiz by SomnathI I 3 MELA Quiz - 2016 Antaragni, Kolkata Roadtrip
  11. 11. Quiz by SomnathI I 4 MELA Quiz - 2016 Antaragni, Kolkata Roadtrip
  12. 12. Quiz by SomnathI I 5 MELA Quiz - 2016 Antaragni, Kolkata Roadtrip
  13. 13. Quiz by SomnathI I 1 MELA Quiz - 2016 Antaragni, Kolkata Roadtrip
  14. 14. Quiz by SomnathI I Van GoghVan Gogh [Starry Nights (1889)] 1 MELA Quiz - 2016 Antaragni, Kolkata Roadtrip
  15. 15. Quiz by SomnathI I 2 MELA Quiz - 2016 Antaragni, Kolkata Roadtrip
  16. 16. Quiz by SomnathI I Frida KahloFrida Kahlo [The Two Fridas(1939)] 2 MELA Quiz - 2016 Antaragni, Kolkata Roadtrip
  17. 17. Quiz by SomnathI I 3 MELA Quiz - 2016 Antaragni, Kolkata Roadtrip
  18. 18. Quiz by SomnathI I Théodore GéricaultThéodore Géricault [The Raft of the Medusa (1819)] 3 MELA Quiz - 2016 Antaragni, Kolkata Roadtrip
  19. 19. Quiz by SomnathI I 4 MELA Quiz - 2016 Antaragni, Kolkata Roadtrip
  20. 20. Quiz by SomnathI I Piet MondrianPiet Mondrian [Composition With Red, Blue and Yellow  (1930)]   4 MELA Quiz - 2016 Antaragni, Kolkata Roadtrip
  21. 21. Quiz by SomnathI I 5 MELA Quiz - 2016 Antaragni, Kolkata Roadtrip
  22. 22. Quiz by SomnathI I Rene MagriteRene Magrite [Golconde (1953)] 5 MELA Quiz - 2016 Antaragni, Kolkata Roadtrip
  23. 23. Round 2
  24. 24. • 15 questions.15 questions. • Infinite Bounce + Pounce.Infinite Bounce + Pounce. • Score - IB : +10/0Score - IB : +10/0 - IP : +10/-05- IP : +10/-05
  25. 25. Quiz by SomnathI I This stringed instrument which occupied a major place in African American traditional music and used frequently in country, folk, Irish traditional and bluegrass music, has recently been in-news in this part of the world. Identify it.   * MELA Quiz - 2016 Antaragni, Kolkata Roadtrip
  26. 26. Quiz by SomnathI I BanjoBanjo * MELA Quiz - 2016 Antaragni, Kolkata Roadtrip
  27. 27. Quiz by SomnathI I Which superhit, non-filmy song would you get from the following clues? 1 MELA Quiz - 2016 Antaragni, Kolkata Roadtrip
  28. 28. Quiz by SomnathI I 1 MELA Quiz - 2016 Antaragni, Kolkata Roadtrip
  29. 29. Quiz by SomnathI I Original wishlist of the director for the pivotal roles were Rajesh Khanna, Navin Nischol and Vyjayanthimala. Salim- Javed, who had reportedly asked for an unheard of remuneration of Rs 8 lakhs, wrote the script with Shatrughan Sinha in mind. They had a fallout with RK and refused to have him in the film. Navin Nischol and Vyjayanthimala both refused their roles when they heard RK would not be in the film. Identify this cult-movie which is still wellknown for it’s fiesty dialogues. 2 MELA Quiz - 2016 Antaragni, Kolkata Roadtrip
  30. 30. Quiz by SomnathI I DeewarDeewar 2 MELA Quiz - 2016 Antaragni, Kolkata Roadtrip
  31. 31. Quiz by SomnathI I  Published to coincide the Rio-2016, this book is based on the life of athlete Mo Farah. The 3-word title of the book will invoke the playful days of our childhood and also remind the Indian readers about the catchphrase associated with a superhit movie of the recent-past. Either, identify the title of the book or explain the movie connection. 3 MELA Quiz - 2016 Antaragni, Kolkata Roadtrip
  32. 32. Quiz by SomnathI I ‘‘Ready Steady Mo!’ / Chennai ExpressReady Steady Mo!’ / Chennai Express (Catchphrase was – Ready Steady Po!)(Catchphrase was – Ready Steady Po!) 3 MELA Quiz - 2016 Antaragni, Kolkata Roadtrip
  33. 33. Quiz by SomnathI I  Around the 1st century BC, a series of canons laying down the main principles of the art evolved which were known as the Shadanga or Six Limbs of Indian Painting.   These 'Six Limbs' have been translated as follows: * Rupabheda - The knowledge of appearances. * Pramanam - Correct perception, measure and structure. * Bhava - Action of feelings on forms. * Lavanya Yojanam - Infusion of grace, artistic representation. * Sadrisyam - Similitude. * Varnikabhanga - Artistic use of the brush and colours. Who, sometimes wrongly identified as Mallanaga - the prophet of the Asuras, famously enumerated all these principles in his most well-known work? 4 MELA Quiz - 2016 Antaragni, Kolkata Roadtrip
  34. 34. Quiz by SomnathI I VatsyayanaVatsyayana 4 MELA Quiz - 2016 Antaragni, Kolkata Roadtrip
  35. 35. Quiz by SomnathI I   This song from The Simpsons (Season - #3 & Episode - #1, titled Stark Raving Dad) was written by X, but due to contractual obligations, he was credited as ‘W.A. Mozart’ on the album Songs in the Key of Springfield. Who is X? 5 MELA Quiz - 2016 Antaragni, Kolkata Roadtrip
  36. 36. Quiz by SomnathI I Michael JacksonMichael Jackson 5 MELA Quiz - 2016 Antaragni, Kolkata Roadtrip
  37. 37. Quiz by SomnathI I After making his debut in LSD: Love, Sex Aur Dhokha, actor Harry Tangri has since appeared in films like Mausam, Luv Shuv Tey Chicken Khurana, Bhaangarh and more famously as army jawaan Taran Singh in Bhaag Milkha Bhaag (vis). Which high profile character will he be portraying in an eagerly awaited biopic?  (bigger vis – next slide) 6 MELA Quiz - 2016 Antaragni, Kolkata Roadtrip
  38. 38. Quiz by SomnathI I 6 MELA Quiz - 2016 Antaragni, Kolkata Roadtrip
  39. 39. Quiz by SomnathI I Yuvraj Singh inYuvraj Singh in M.S. Dhoni: The Untold StoryM.S. Dhoni: The Untold Story   6 MELA Quiz - 2016 Antaragni, Kolkata Roadtrip
  40. 40. Quiz by SomnathI I Considered as one of the finest and the most popular of the novels by the author, it has been translated into several languages including English, German, Hindi, Gujrati, Tamil, Telugu and Sanskrit. Identify the titular character who is modelled partly after Kalidasa’s Shakuntala and partly after Shakespeare’s Miranda. 7 MELA Quiz - 2016 Antaragni, Kolkata Roadtrip
  41. 41. Quiz by SomnathI I KapalkundalaKapalkundala 7 MELA Quiz - 2016 Antaragni, Kolkata Roadtrip
  42. 42. Quiz by SomnathI I Walter Sickert, regarded as one of the greatest British painter, was an unwilling accomplice in a conspiracy to cover up for the Duke of Clarence, Queen Victoria’s dissolute grandson, whose passion for whoring in the East End left him with syphilis. The paintings he created during that period later created confusion among people like crime novelist Patricia Cornwell into something very sinister. What was the confusion all about? (vis – next slides) 8 MELA Quiz - 2016 Antaragni, Kolkata Roadtrip
  43. 43. Quiz by SomnathI I 8 MELA Quiz - 2016 Antaragni, Kolkata Roadtrip
  44. 44. Quiz by SomnathI I 8 MELA Quiz - 2016 Antaragni, Kolkata Roadtrip
  45. 45. Quiz by SomnathI I Was Walter Sickert the real Jack The Ripper?Was Walter Sickert the real Jack The Ripper? 8 MELA Quiz - 2016 Antaragni, Kolkata Roadtrip
  46. 46. Quiz by SomnathI I In his new avatar as an action hero, X has been featured on the cover of the new Marvel comic book - Civil War II: Choosing Sides, along with Puck, Sasquatch and Aurora - members of superhero team Alpha Flight. Cartoonist Ramon Perez, who is behind X’s depiction, told that his original draft did feature a bare-chested X, but Marvel thought the move might be too risqué. Who is X? * MELA Quiz - 2016 Antaragni, Kolkata Roadtrip
  47. 47. Quiz by SomnathI I Justin TrudeauJustin Trudeau * MELA Quiz - 2016 Antaragni, Kolkata Roadtrip
  48. 48. Quiz by SomnathI I The Chowdaiah Memorial Hall is a hot-and-happening auditorium in Bengaluru. This is probably the only auditorium in the world that is dedicated to the memory of a musician (Tirumakudalu Chowdiah). What is the most striking feature of this auditorium which has made the dedication very appropriate? 9 MELA Quiz - 2016 Antaragni, Kolkata Roadtrip
  49. 49. Quiz by SomnathI I It is built in the shape of a gigantic sevenIt is built in the shape of a gigantic seven stringed violin, complete with the strings, keys,stringed violin, complete with the strings, keys, the bridge and the bow.the bridge and the bow. 9 MELA Quiz - 2016 Antaragni, Kolkata Roadtrip
  50. 50. Quiz by SomnathI I   This particular scene in the Bond-flick From Russia With Love is a tribute to which scene from a yesteryear’s classic? 10 MELA Quiz - 2016 Antaragni, Kolkata Roadtrip
  51. 51. Quiz by SomnathI I North By North WestNorth By North West 10 MELA Quiz - 2016 Antaragni, Kolkata Roadtrip
  52. 52. Quiz by SomnathI I  Winner of multiple accolades, the book has been named - one of The New York Times 100 Notable Books, the best book of the year by Newsweek’s critic Malcolm Jones & one of the Best Books for Young Adults by American Library Association. Identify it. 11 MELA Quiz - 2016 Antaragni, Kolkata Roadtrip
  53. 53. Quiz by SomnathI I Harry Potter and the Deathly HallowsHarry Potter and the Deathly Hallows 11 MELA Quiz - 2016 Antaragni, Kolkata Roadtrip
  54. 54. Quiz by SomnathI I The Burbage family originally had a 21-year lease of the site. After the threat received from the landlord Giles Allen, carpenter Peter Street along with his men dismantled it beam by beam on 28 Dec, 1598. With the onset of more favourable weather in the following spring, the ferried materials were assembled on some marshy garden land. What was thus created? 12 MELA Quiz - 2016 Antaragni, Kolkata Roadtrip
  55. 55. Quiz by SomnathI I Globe TheatreGlobe Theatre 12 MELA Quiz - 2016 Antaragni, Kolkata Roadtrip
  56. 56. Quiz by SomnathI I   This hugely popular performance is said to be responsible for starting which ‘musical trend’? 13 MELA Quiz - 2016 Antaragni, Kolkata Roadtrip
  57. 57. Quiz by SomnathI I UnpluggedUnplugged 13 MELA Quiz - 2016 Antaragni, Kolkata Roadtrip
  58. 58. Quiz by SomnathI I  Recent IMDb search for what is throwing up informations about these two earlier ventures – first one is a 2009 German movie starring Hannah Herzsprung and 2nd one is a 2016-released Spanish movie? 14 MELA Quiz - 2016 Antaragni, Kolkata Roadtrip
  59. 59. Quiz by SomnathI I PinkPink 14 MELA Quiz - 2016 Antaragni, Kolkata Roadtrip
  60. 60. Quiz by SomnathI I Every year as an act of compensation, 13 saplings are planted in collaboration with the Woodland Trust at Hainault Forest, UK. What is the funda behind this exercise? 15 MELA Quiz - 2016 Antaragni, Kolkata Roadtrip
  61. 61. Quiz by SomnathI I Judges Committee of the Man-Booker PrizeJudges Committee of the Man-Booker Prize plant 13 saplings as a living commemoration ofplant 13 saplings as a living commemoration of the ‘Booker Dozen’. It provides a symbolicthe ‘Booker Dozen’. It provides a symbolic gesture to compensate for the trees felled ingesture to compensate for the trees felled in order to produce the hundred-plus booksorder to produce the hundred-plus books submitted for the prize each year.submitted for the prize each year. 15 MELA Quiz - 2016 Antaragni, Kolkata Roadtrip
  62. 62. Round 3
  63. 63. • 9 clues.9 clues. • Each correct answer is worth 5 marks.Each correct answer is worth 5 marks. • Full house ensure 5 bonus.Full house ensure 5 bonus.
  64. 64. What the round is all about????What the round is all about???? * Clues about the movies which have won the ‘Oscar Award for Best Movie’ has been given. * You have to identify just the Movies accordingly. * Time provided – 4 minutes. All the best………
  65. 65. Quiz by SomnathI I ** Down 1. This biopic is wellknown for it’s opening monologue which remains an iconic image in film history. (6) 3. 1950’s musical rom-com directed by Vincente Minnelli which told the story of Gilberte. (4) 4. The lowest-grossing Best Picture winner that is partly shot in India, has an unique trivia associated with it. (4,6) 5. In this 1977-film Truman Capote has a cameo as the Winner of the Truman Capote look-alike contest. (5,4) Across 2. The first British film to win the Oscar for Best Picture, it was the 2nd directorial venture of this actor-director. (6) 6. Dedicated to maestros like Don Siegel and Sergio Leone, it is the third movie of it’s genre to win this award. (10)  7. This 1964 film adaptation of the Lerner-and-Loewe eponymous stage musical is based on a literary piece. (2,4,4) 8. Opening film of the 1st Berlin International Film Festival in 1951, it was the first American project of the director. (7) 9. Nominated for 11 Oscars, including the nominations for the two leading men for Best Actor category, it ultimately won 8. (7) MELA Quiz - 2016 Antaragni, Kolkata Roadtrip
  66. 66. Quiz by SomnathI I ** Down 1. This biopic is wellknown for it’s opening monologue which remains an iconic image in film history. (6) 3. 1950’s musical rom-com directed by Vincente Minnelli which told the story of Gilberte. (4) 4. The lowest-grossing Best Picture winner that is partly shot in India, has an unique trivia associated with it. (4,6) 5. In this 1977-film Truman Capote has a cameo as the Winner of the Truman Capote look-alike contest. (5,4) Across 2. The first British film to win the Oscar for Best Picture, it was the 2nd directorial venture of this actor-director. (6) 6. Dedicated to maestros like Don Siegel and Sergio Leone, it is the third movie of it’s genre to win this award. (10)  7. This 1964 film adaptation of the Lerner-and-Loewe eponymous stage musical is based on a literary piece. (2,4,4) 8. Opening film of the 1st Berlin International Film Festival in 1951, it was the first American project of the director. (7) 9. Nominated for 11 Oscars, including the nominations for the two leading men for Best Actor category, it ultimately won 8. (7) MELA Quiz - 2016 Antaragni, Kolkata Roadtrip
  67. 67. Round 4
  68. 68. • 5 questions.5 questions. • Each question carries 5 marks.Each question carries 5 marks. • Full house ensure 5 bonus.Full house ensure 5 bonus.
  69. 69. What the round is all about????What the round is all about???? * Several films have been made on the lives of different authors. * You have to identify the Authors / Writers who has been portrayed on screen. All the best………
  70. 70. Quiz by SomnathI I **  Catherine Keener in a 2005 movie and Sandra Bullock in a 2006 movie…..as whom? MELA Quiz - 2016 Antaragni, Kolkata Roadtrip
  71. 71. Quiz by SomnathI I Harper LeeHarper Lee ** MELA Quiz - 2016 Antaragni, Kolkata Roadtrip
  72. 72. Quiz by SomnathMELA Quiz - 2016 I IAntaragni, Kolkata Roadtrip 11  John Cusack appeared as which author who is questioned when a serial killer begins committing gruesome murders that seem to be inspired from the author’s literary works, in this 2012 movie?
  73. 73. Quiz by SomnathI I 22  Whom did Kate Winslet portray in this Oscar-nominated performance? MELA Quiz - 2016 Antaragni, Kolkata Roadtrip
  74. 74. Quiz by SomnathI I 33 Ralph Fiennes played which genius in this 2013 British drama-movie directed by Fiennes that tells about the genius’ secret love affair with Nelly Ternan, which lasted for thirteen years till his death? MELA Quiz - 2016 Antaragni, Kolkata Roadtrip
  75. 75. Quiz by SomnathI I 44  Whom did Rupert Everett portray in this 1998 movie depicting an imaginery love affair between Viola de Lesseps and a writer? MELA Quiz - 2016 Antaragni, Kolkata Roadtrip
  76. 76. Quiz by SomnathI I 55 Actor Ujjwal Sengupta portrayed whom in this 1982 movie? MELA Quiz - 2016 Antaragni, Kolkata Roadtrip
  77. 77. Quiz by SomnathI I 11  John Cusack appeared as which author who is questioned when a serial killer begins committing gruesome murders that seem to be inspired from the author’s literary works, in this 2012 movie? MELA Quiz - 2016 Antaragni, Kolkata Roadtrip
  78. 78. Quiz by SomnathI I Edgar Allan PoeEdgar Allan Poe 1 MELA Quiz - 2016 Antaragni, Kolkata Roadtrip
  79. 79. Quiz by SomnathI I 22  Whom did Kate Winslet portray in this Oscar-nominated performance? MELA Quiz - 2016 Antaragni, Kolkata Roadtrip
  80. 80. Quiz by SomnathI I Iris MurdochIris Murdoch 2 MELA Quiz - 2016 Antaragni, Kolkata Roadtrip
  81. 81. Quiz by SomnathI I 33 Ralph Fiennes played which genius in this 2013 British drama-movie directed by Fiennes that tells about the genius’ secret love affair with Nelly Ternan, which lasted for thirteen years till his death? MELA Quiz - 2016 Antaragni, Kolkata Roadtrip
  82. 82. Quiz by SomnathI I Charles DickensCharles Dickens 3 MELA Quiz - 2016 Antaragni, Kolkata Roadtrip
  83. 83. Quiz by SomnathI I 44  Whom did Rupert Everett portray in this 1998 movie depicting an imaginery love affair between Viola de Lesseps and a writer? MELA Quiz - 2016 Antaragni, Kolkata Roadtrip
  84. 84. Quiz by SomnathI I Christopher MarloweChristopher Marlowe 4 MELA Quiz - 2016 Antaragni, Kolkata Roadtrip
  85. 85. Quiz by SomnathI I 55 Actor Ujjwal Sengupta portrayed whom in this 1982 movie? MELA Quiz - 2016 Antaragni, Kolkata Roadtrip
  86. 86. Quiz by SomnathI I Henry Louis Vivian DerozioHenry Louis Vivian Derozio 5 MELA Quiz - 2016 Antaragni, Kolkata Roadtrip
  87. 87. Round 5
  88. 88. • 15 questions.15 questions. • Infinite Bounce + Pounce.Infinite Bounce + Pounce. • Score - IB : +10/0Score - IB : +10/0 - IP : +10/-05- IP : +10/-05
  89. 89. Quiz by SomnathI I  Made of red and buff sandstones and decorated by white and black marbles, it is symmetrical and is topped by large free standing kiosks, which are the chhatris. A prime example of the high-class artistry, it also has these lines inscribed in Persian – “Isa (Jesus), son of Mary said: 'The world is a Bridge, pass over it, but build no houses upon it. He who hopes for a day, may hope for eternity; but the World endures but an hour. Spend it in prayer for the rest is unseen.”  Which monument is this? * MELA Quiz - 2016 Antaragni, Kolkata Roadtrip
  90. 90. Quiz by SomnathI I Buland DarwajaBuland Darwaja * MELA Quiz - 2016 Antaragni, Kolkata Roadtrip
  91. 91. Quiz by SomnathI I  These two following clips, taken from the official video of the latest single of Coldplay, Up & Up, pays tribute to the scientific endeavours of which genius? (next two slides) 1 MELA Quiz - 2016 Antaragni, Kolkata Roadtrip
  92. 92. Quiz by SomnathI I 1 MELA Quiz - 2016 Antaragni, Kolkata Roadtrip
  93. 93. Quiz by SomnathI I 1 MELA Quiz - 2016 Antaragni, Kolkata Roadtrip
  94. 94. Quiz by SomnathI I Elon MuskElon Musk 1 MELA Quiz - 2016 Antaragni, Kolkata Roadtrip
  95. 95. Quiz by SomnathI I   The word was used literally for an itch, but then in the present day its figurative meaning to tease or driving crazy became more popular. Gurgaon boy Rahul Yadav, who adopted a stage name to promote his little-known Haryanvi village made this word a household name through one of his recent works. What is the good word? What is the stage name of Rahul Yadav? 2 MELA Quiz - 2016 Antaragni, Kolkata Roadtrip
  96. 96. Quiz by SomnathI I Chull & FazilpuriaChull & Fazilpuria 2 MELA Quiz - 2016 Antaragni, Kolkata Roadtrip
  97. 97. Quiz by SomnathI I  Son of a marine who worked for the Department of Agriculture as an Inspector, his twin sister died in infancy because of malnutrition. After surviving a difficult childhood, he tried to commit suicide by gassing himself in the garage, cutting his wrists and taking an overdose. But, the car stalled, blood coagulated and he threw up pills after vomiting. Identify this favourite author of the moviemakers who finally died of a stroke in 1982. 3 MELA Quiz - 2016 Antaragni, Kolkata Roadtrip
  98. 98. Quiz by SomnathI I Philip K. DickPhilip K. Dick 3 MELA Quiz - 2016 Antaragni, Kolkata Roadtrip
  99. 99. Quiz by SomnathI I  On 11 June, 1936 an exhibition opened at the New Burlington Galleries, London. The chief guest of the programme delivered a lecture in a diver’s suit. When he started to suffocate, poet David Gascoigne – one of the organisers had to borrow a spanner to open the dress and release him. Who was the chief guest? (vis – next slide) 4 MELA Quiz - 2016 Antaragni, Kolkata Roadtrip
  100. 100. Quiz by SomnathMELA Quiz - 2016 I IAntaragni, Kolkata Roadtrip 4
  101. 101. Quiz by SomnathI I Salvador DaliSalvador Dali 4 MELA Quiz - 2016 Antaragni, Kolkata Roadtrip
  102. 102. Quiz by SomnathMELA Quiz - 2016 I IAntaragni, Kolkata Roadtrip  Composed by Salil Chowdhury, this melodious number has been sung by whom? Also, identify the lyricist. 5
  103. 103. Quiz by SomnathI I Singer – Yesudas &Singer – Yesudas & Lyricist – Swami VivekanandaLyricist – Swami Vivekananda 5 MELA Quiz - 2016 Antaragni, Kolkata Roadtrip
  104. 104. Quiz by SomnathI IAntaragni, Kolkata Roadtrip X’s popularity as Simon Templar a.k.a The Saint in the ’60s tv-series ‘The Saint’, helped X get an even more bigger role in the silver screen a few years later. Identify X and also the ‘role’ which made X a household name. (vis – next slide) 6 MELA Quiz - 2016
  105. 105. Quiz by SomnathI IAntaragni, Kolkata Roadtrip 6 MELA Quiz - 2016
  106. 106. Quiz by SomnathI I Roger Moore & James BondRoger Moore & James Bond 6 MELA Quiz - 2016 Antaragni, Kolkata Roadtrip
  107. 107. Quiz by SomnathMELA Quiz - 2016 I IAntaragni, Kolkata Roadtrip  SplendiferousSplendiferous – meaning Full of or abounding in splendour or resplendent and Human beanHuman bean - meaning a humorous alteration or mispronunciation of human being are two of the new words being inducted into the latest edition of OED. Who, in 2016, has thus been paid tribute to by OED? 7
  108. 108. Quiz by SomnathI I Roald DahlRoald Dahl 7 MELA Quiz - 2016 Antaragni, Kolkata Roadtrip
  109. 109. Quiz by SomnathI IAntaragni, Kolkata Roadtrip The granddaughters of landowner-politician Sunder Singh Majithia, namely - Beant Kaur, Narwair Kaur and Gurbhajan Kaur, posed for the painting which was also used in this January 2016 google-doodle released on the occasion of the painter’s 103rd birth anniversary. Just identify this painter. 8 MELA Quiz - 2016
  110. 110. Quiz by SomnathI I Amrita Sher-GillAmrita Sher-Gill 8 MELA Quiz - 2016 Antaragni, Kolkata Roadtrip
  111. 111. Quiz by SomnathI I  Winner of the 2016 Juno Award for the Group of the Year, this Canadian group is known for their quirky musical sense. Name it. 9 Antaragni, Kolkata RoadtripMELA Quiz - 2016
  112. 112. Quiz by SomnathI I Walk Off The EarthWalk Off The Earth 9 MELA Quiz - 2016 Antaragni, Kolkata Roadtrip
  113. 113. Quiz by SomnathI I   Veerandar Singh Bias, son of a jagirdar at Khajrana Kothi, Indore and Jai Singh Rao Kalevar of Pindari warrior clan and a vegetable farmer died quite a few years ago in relative obscurity. How did one of their college friends make them immortal? 10 MELA Quiz - 2016 Antaragni, Kolkata Roadtrip
  114. 114. Quiz by SomnathI I Salim Khan created the charactersSalim Khan created the characters Jai & Veeru after his two friendsJai & Veeru after his two friends 10 MELA Quiz - 2016 Antaragni, Kolkata Roadtrip
  115. 115. Quiz by SomnathI I  Men who live with their mothers….men who ‘do’ lunch ….men who have past lives… men with real Rolex watch… are some of the types of ‘men’ discussed in this humourous book written by a couple. Who is the male-half of this author couple? 11 MELA Quiz - 2016 Antaragni, Kolkata Roadtrip
  116. 116. Quiz by SomnathI I Dan BrownDan Brown 11 MELA Quiz - 2016 Antaragni, Kolkata Roadtrip
  117. 117. Quiz by SomnathMELA Quiz - 2016 I IAntaragni, Kolkata Roadtrip  An architectural marvel, this 125 foot-tall statue was made by more than 200 sculptors. The final product which took around an year to complete, weighed over 8,000 kg. To erect it properly, 4 cranes were used. Where have you seen the statue, mentioned in the question? 12
  118. 118. Quiz by SomnathI I Statue of Bhallala in the movie BahubaliStatue of Bhallala in the movie Bahubali 12 MELA Quiz - 2016 Antaragni, Kolkata Roadtrip
  119. 119. Quiz by SomnathI I   This (supposedly) ‘inspired’ song from the 1937 film Arzoo had lyrics by Arzoo Lucknawi and music by Pankaj Mullick. Identify the original one, a timeless classic, that was again composed by Pankaj Mullick but had someone else’s lyrics. 13 MELA Quiz - 2016 Antaragni, Kolkata Roadtrip
  120. 120. Quiz by SomnathI I 13 MELA Quiz - 2016 Antaragni, Kolkata Roadtrip
  121. 121. Quiz by SomnathI I  As revealed by the creator, ‘what’ started as a fan-fiction series originally titled, ‘Master of the Universe’ and the leading protagonists are basically the rehashed version of these two characters from a popular series? 14 MELA Quiz - 2016 Antaragni, Kolkata Roadtrip
  122. 122. Quiz by SomnathI I The Fifty Shades TrilogyThe Fifty Shades Trilogy 14 MELA Quiz - 2016 Antaragni, Kolkata Roadtrip
  123. 123. Quiz by SomnathI I  Whose arrival is being eagerly awaited? 15 MELA Quiz - 2016 Antaragni, Kolkata Roadtrip
  124. 124. Quiz by SomnathI I Maa DurgaMaa Durga 15 MELA Quiz - 2016 Antaragni, Kolkata Roadtrip
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