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Round 1 & 2

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Rainbow Quiz Club Session - 16.09.12

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Round 1 & 2

  1. 1. * 20 questions.* Infinite (Bounce +Pounce).* Marks - Direct : 10 - Bonus : 10
  2. 2. 1 More than 700 are there in the final print. Spiritual ones include – Aryan, Chakra, Dharma & Guru. Bindi, Dhoti & Jodhpuri are some from the Fashion world. Curee, Basmati, Ghee are some of the representatives of the field of cuisine. Some others like Cheetah & Loot are also present.    What am I talking about?
  3. 3.  Indian words at Oxford English Dictionary
  4. 4. 2 It is one of the many forms of stopmotion animation. Each animated piece,either character or background, is"deformable"—made of a malleablesubstance, usually Plasticine clay. Name thistechnique.
  5. 5.  Clay Animation
  6. 6. 3 Members of which unfortunate ‘club’?
  7. 7.  27 Club
  8. 8. 4 Identify the singer.
  9. 9.  Nutan
  10. 10. 5 ‘Steel’ is a 1997 American superhero film based on the DC Comics character John Henry Irons. X, a former sportsman-cum-singer-cum-tv show host, earned a Razzie nomination as the Worst Actor for his performance in the title role, but lost to Kevin Costner. Identify X. (Bigger visual – next slide)
  11. 11. 5
  12. 12.  Shaquille ONeal
  13. 13. 6 Two different entities in the world of entertainment took their names from this single by Muddy Waters. Identify both the entities.
  14. 14.  Rolling Stone (magazine) & The Rolling Stones (group)
  15. 15. 7 Put funda.
  16. 16.  Klondike Gold Rush. Also called the Yukon Gold Rush, the Alaska Gold Rush and the Last Great Gold Rush.
  17. 17. 8 This song from the movie ‘Lal Qilla’ was written by Muztar Khairabadi, the paternal grandfather of Javed Akhtar. However the song is invariably credited to another poet by the film credits. Identify this poet.
  18. 18.  Bahadur Shah Zafar
  19. 19. 9 Connect with a two word term.  
  20. 20.  Black Widow
  21. 21. 10 ‘When Barry Fairbrother dies unexpectedly in his early forties, the little town of Pagford is left in shock. Pagford is, seemingly, an English idyll, with a cobbled market square and an ancient abbey, but what lies behind the pretty facade is a town at war. …….’ Plot of which forthcoming novel?  
  22. 22.  The Casual Vacancy
  23. 23. 11 96 year old Chinese lady Guo Qinlang, (portrayed in a 1946 Indian movie), died just a few days back. She has been an honoured guest at many high-level diplomatic functions between China and India. Whom did she marry in 1941? (Vis – next slide)
  24. 24. 11
  25. 25.  Dr. Dwarkanath Kotnis. The film was ‘Dr. Kotnis Ki Amar Kahani’.
  26. 26. 12 It was first proposed to be set up in Kolkata which was ultimately turned down by the then Chief Minister of West Bengal Bidhan Chandra Roy. Built with a grant from the government of New Zealand, it was opened by Queen Elizabeth II in 1961. What am I talking about?
  27. 27.  All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS)
  28. 28. 13 Absolut ad. Put funda.
  29. 29.  9/11 Incident.
  30. 30. 14 Though successful in his endeavour, the gentleman (vis – next slide) uttered this famous line, supporting the artificial elements over the natural ones. The line was later repeated by some other gentlemen, most famously by a Central European who applied for US citizenship before the 1988 Olympics but finally got it in 1992. What was that oft-repeated sentence?
  31. 31. 14
  32. 32.  Grass is for Cows
  33. 33. 15 “A Glass And A Half Full Productions” is the in-house production unit dedicated to advertisement campaigns of which much-liked company? The phrase was originally used to explain the amount of milk in every half- pound of this product.
  34. 34.  Cadbury’s Dairy Milk
  35. 35. 16 This peculiar haircut of Laloo Prasad is said to be inspired from which Sindhi fashion icon of yesteryears?
  36. 36.  Sadhana
  37. 37. 17 8th July, 2012. Put funda.
  38. 38.  The Scottish Flag has replaced one of two Union Jacks flying above 10 Downing Street, in support of Andy Murray, during the Men’s Singles Final match in Wimbledon Championship.
  39. 39. 18 After the murder of the Captain of the ship Heartsease by Eskimos in 1612, a practice was born, which is followed even today almost all over the world. What practice are we talking about?
  40. 40.  Flying the flag at half mast as a mark of respect to the deceased.
  41. 41. 19 This type of hat-trick is a very rare achievement in professional football matches. What is it called?
  42. 42. Perfect Hattrick. When a player score goals using his both the feet and head, it is called a perfect hat-trick.
  43. 43. 20 The author (X) of the book ‘In the Wonderland of Numbers’ has alleged that Aamir Khan has stolen the basic story idea for his award-winning movie Taare Zameen Par from that book. X has stated that the nine-year-old protagonist of her book was also dyslexic. Identify the author who literally loves to deal with numbers in real life also.
  44. 44.  Shakuntala Devi
  45. 45. • Written Round.• Each correct answer fetches 5 marks, full house gives you 5 marks extra.• Marks for the theme, is mentioned on each slide.• One attempt for the theme after every clue.• Non-exhaustive.
  46. 46. 1 Identify this lady who has made her tv debut in this episode of ‘Neighbours’ in 1986.
  47. 47. 2 "Liberian Girl" was a single from Michael Jacksons 1987 album Bad. Whom did he dedicate this song to?  
  48. 48. 3 On 3rd November, 2007, Kibbutz won the Victorian Derby in Australia. The owner of the horse is holding aloft the trophy. Name him.
  49. 49. 4 Born in Toronto to a Bengali Hindu father and a Polish mother, she became the first brand ambassador for Rado Watches in India. Who?
  50. 50. 5 A very selected list of achievers. Who is missing from this list?
  51. 51. 6 This serial which shares its name with a famous novel-cum-film, was telecasted in Sony TV in 2007. Who was the director of that serial?
  52. 52. 7 Captain India is an upcoming computer -animated film, directed by Manny Bains. The story is said to be loosely based on the life of which Indian sportsman?
  53. 53. 8 Named after this Dallas Cowboys wide receiver (vis), he became a professional triathlete and became national sprint- course triathlon champion in 1989 and 1990 at 18 and 19, respectively. He also won the Triathlon magazines Rookie of the Year Award in 1988. Who?  
  54. 54. ExchangE Your PaPErs
  55. 55. 1 Identify this lady who has made her tv debut in this episode of ‘Neighbours’ in 1986.
  56. 56. Kylie Minogue
  57. 57. 2 "Liberian Girl" was a single from Michael Jacksons 1987 album Bad. Whom did he dedicate this song to?  
  58. 58. Elizabeth Taylor
  59. 59. 3 On 3rd November, 2007, Kibbutz won the Victorian Derby in Australia. The owner of the horse is holding aloft the trophy. Name him.
  60. 60. Simon O’Donell
  61. 61. 4 Born in Toronto to a Bengali Hindu father and a Polish mother, she became the first brand ambassador for Rado Watches in India. Who?
  62. 62. Lisa Ray
  63. 63. 5 A very selected list of achievers. Who is missing from this list?
  64. 64. Robert De Niro
  65. 65. 6 This serial which shares its name with a famous novel-cum-film, was telecasted in Sony TV in 2007. Who was the director of that serial?
  66. 66. Anurag Basu
  67. 67. 7 Captain India is an upcoming computer -animated film, directed by Manny Bains. The story is said to be loosely based on the life of which Indian sportsman?
  68. 68. Yuvraj Singh
  69. 69. 8 Named after this Dallas Cowboys wide receiver (vis), he became a professional triathlete and became national sprint- course triathlon champion in 1989 and 1990 at 18 and 19, respectively. He also won the Triathlon magazines Rookie of the Year Award in 1988. Who?  
  70. 70. Lance Armstrong
  71. 71. The theme is….CANCER SURVIVORS

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