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  • Round 5 & 6

    1. 1. * 20 questions.* Infinite (Bounce + Pounce).* Marks - Direct : 10 - Bonus : 10
    2. 2. 1 Identify the singer of this song from the 1950 movie Arzoo.
    3. 3.  Anil Biswas
    4. 4. 2 After 14 unsuccessful attempts by 36 persons, this seemingly impossible task was achieved in 1962 by Clarence Anglin, John Anglin and Frank Morris. Their act was later immortalised in a 1963 novel and a 1979 movie. What did the trio successfully attempted?
    5. 5.  Escape from Alcatraz
    6. 6. 3 How did Bob Beamon express his solidarity with Black Power Salute protest, during this victory ceremony? (He got away with it as most people didn’t notice it.)
    7. 7.  Bob Beamon put his black socks up over his tracks to show solidarity with John Carlos and Tommie Smith.
    8. 8. 4 Also known as Venuss car, Lady in a bath, Dutchmans trousers or Lyre- flower -- this popular ornamental plant is found in the Eastern Asia, from Siberia to Japan. It is also used in floristry as a cut flower for Valentines Day. How is it commonly known?
    9. 9.  Bleeding Heart
    10. 10. 5 Spoofs of which famous painting?
    11. 11.  American Gothic, by Grant Wood.
    12. 12. 6 He is the gladiator and rebellion leader Spartakis appearing in Asterix and Obelix All at Sea. On which real life person, this character has been based?  
    13. 13.  Kirk Douglas
    14. 14. 7 Himachal Pradesh’s famed Thoda-ka- Khel, a game of archery, where the target is a dancing human, is played between two teams -- the Saatha (team of sixty) and the Paasha (team of five). What is so interesting about the members of these two teams?
    15. 15.  Members of the two teams identify themselves as descendants of Pandavas and Kauravas.
    16. 16. 8 Identify this gentleman who is meeting eleven-year-old Amanda, diagnosed with Aplastic Anemia, to fulfill her wish in 2009.  
    17. 17.  Undertaker
    18. 18. 9 Identify this funny elderly gentleman being interviewed by Shekhar Suman.
    19. 19.  Surendra Sharma
    20. 20. 10 Titanic, Fortitude, Glimmer & Airborne Cigar – were all carried out as a means of deception for Overlord, which infact commenced sensationally with Neptune. What am I talking about? (Clue – the visuals)  
    21. 21.  Operation Titanic, Operation Glimmer, Operation Fortitude & Operation Airborne Cigar were all deception operations to fox the enemies for the Operation Overlord(the code name for the Battle of Normandy). The Operation Overlord commenced on 6 June 1944 with the Normandy landings (Operation Neptune, commonly known as D-Day).
    22. 22.  Time magazine 11 cover on Dec 15, 1967. Put funda.
    23. 23.  Christian Bernard. He performed the worlds first successful human-to- human heart transplant.
    24. 24. 12 Whom did Robert Pattinson portray in this 2008 drama film set against the backdrop during the 20s and 30s?
    25. 25.  Salvador Dali
    26. 26. 13 Put funda. (I am looking for a three-word term)  
    27. 27.  Holy Roman Empire
    28. 28. 14 Originally titled ‘Where No Man Has Gone Before’, this musical piece has been used as the theme music for which iconic tv series?
    29. 29.  Star Trek
    30. 30. 15 According to University of Maryland: It travels at 650 miles per second, 3,000 times the speed of sound continuously for 31 hrs. from east to west and carries a payload of 353,430 tons which is four times the weight of the Queen Elizabeth II ocean liner. What is being described?
    31. 31.  Santa Claus’ sleigh
    32. 32. 16 This song, from a movie based on a real life incident, won numerous prestigious awards including Broadcast Film Critics Association Award but lost the Oscar to “We Belong Together” from “Toy Story 3”. Name the composer.  
    33. 33.  A. R. Rahman
    34. 34. 17 According to a recent article at Outlook, a Bangalore book salesman named G.K. Ananthram was the man behind the publication of a popular something, in 1965—in Kannada. Though another gentleman is usually credited for starting this in 1967 in Mumbai. What?
    35. 35.  Amar Chitra Katha
    36. 36. 18 Identify this martial art which was part of the 1924 Olympics as a demonstration sport.
    37. 37.  Savate
    38. 38. 19 Lyrics by Swanand Kirkire, composed by Shantanu Moitro. Who is singing?
    39. 39.  Kaushiki Chakraborty Desikan
    40. 40. 20 Household paint and clipped butterfly wings make up this 3.5 million dollar kaleidoscopic image, titled - I am Become Death, Shatterer of Worlds. Identify the creator of this artwork.    
    41. 41.  Damien Hirst
    42. 42. • Writ ten Rou nd.• Mar ks
    43. 43. 1 Evening Star
    44. 44. 2
    45. 45. 3
    46. 46. 4
    47. 47. 5
    48. 48. 6
    49. 49. 7
    50. 50. 8
    51. 51. ExchangE Your PaPErs
    52. 52. 1 Evening Star
    53. 53. Vesper Lynd
    54. 54. 2
    55. 55. Tiffany Case
    56. 56. 3
    57. 57. Honey Rider
    58. 58. 4
    59. 59. Solitaire
    60. 60. 5
    61. 61. Kissy Suzuki
    62. 62. 6
    63. 63. Mary Goodnight
    64. 64. 7
    65. 65. Domino
    66. 66. 8
    67. 67. Christmas Jones
    68. 68. They are --- The BOND GIRLS

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