MELA College Quiz - Antaragni IIT Kanpur 2015

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Here's the quiz I did as part of the Quiz fest at IIT Kanpur (October 2015) - Highest was 18/30, cutoff was a low 7/30. Bouquets and Brickbats welcome. Media isn't available.

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MELA College Quiz - Antaragni IIT Kanpur 2015

  1. 1. IIT Kanpur, Antaragni | MELA Quiz | Sreshth Shah Music Entertainment Literature Art(s) Quiz Antaragni ‘15 Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur Researched and Conducted by: Sreshth Shah
  2. 2. IIT Kanpur, Antaragni | MELA Quiz | Sreshth Shah Many thanks to
  3. 3. IIT Kanpur, Antaragni | MELA Quiz | Sreshth Shah 1 Anupama Chopra called this work “a sad love letter to Kanpur”, and it won the 61st National Award for Best Investigative Documentary. The documentary follows the world of ‘Loha Singh’ and it’s title is inspired from the profession of this man. a) Identify this award – winning documentary. (0.5 pts) b) What is the theme of the documentary, which is a very serious problem this city is facing. (0.5 pts)
  4. 4. IIT Kanpur, Antaragni | MELA Quiz | Sreshth Shah Answer Katiyabaaz (0.5) Electricity theft (0.5)
  5. 5. IIT Kanpur, Antaragni | MELA Quiz | Sreshth Shah 2 Author (and stud quizzer) Samanth Subramaniam was recently shortlisted for the prestigious Samuel Johnson Prize for Non Fiction 2015. a) Who is the only other Indian to be nominated for this category, ever? (This book was a story about the city where the author spent most of his life and the title of this book was a metaphor for the city) (0.5 pts) The same book was also shortlisted for the 2005 Pulitzer Prize. b) Identify the book. (0.5 points) *Image next slide
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  7. 7. IIT Kanpur, Antaragni | MELA Quiz | Sreshth Shah Answer Suketu Mehta (0.5) Maximum City (0.5)
  8. 8. IIT Kanpur, Antaragni | MELA Quiz | Sreshth Shah 3 In a recent announcement, he reasoned “after passing the alphabetical halfway mark I thought it time to move on, but I will never cease to be grateful to John Lloyd for devising <blanked out> and for everyone else for making it such fun” Who called it quits, recently, much to the dismay of many people who have interests similar to us?
  9. 9. IIT Kanpur, Antaragni | MELA Quiz | Sreshth Shah Answer Stephen Fry on quitting QI
  10. 10. IIT Kanpur, Antaragni | MELA Quiz | Sreshth Shah 4 Produced by HBO, this mini-series won many accolades at the 2015 Emmy Awards. It follows the life of the titular character and her relationship with her husband and son and spans close to 25 years. Identify this show.
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  12. 12. IIT Kanpur, Antaragni | MELA Quiz | Sreshth Shah Answer Olive Kitteredge
  13. 13. IIT Kanpur, Antaragni | MELA Quiz | Sreshth Shah 5 An acclaimed American composer and conductor of the Modern era, his use of a particular musical instument in his band was ‘instrumental’ in the instrument being named after him. Identify the instrument. *Image next slide
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  15. 15. IIT Kanpur, Antaragni | MELA Quiz | Sreshth Shah Answer Sousaphone
  16. 16. IIT Kanpur, Antaragni | MELA Quiz | Sreshth Shah 6 The title of this Bond movie referred to the satellite dish, critical to it’s story line. It was also the first Bond film featuring Pierce Brosnan as the title character. What is the name of this movie? (0.5 pts) Which other recurring person appeared for the first time in this movie? (0.5 point)
  17. 17. IIT Kanpur, Antaragni | MELA Quiz | Sreshth Shah Answer Goldeneye (0.5) Judi Dench as M (0.5)
  18. 18. IIT Kanpur, Antaragni | MELA Quiz | Sreshth Shah 7 As on March 2015, what is this a list of? And ID X. 1. X (11,303) 2. Chicago (7,629) 3. Cats (7,493) 4. The Lion King (7,224) 5. Les Miserables (6,680)
  19. 19. IIT Kanpur, Antaragni | MELA Quiz | Sreshth Shah Answer Longest running continuous broad way shows (0.5) Phantom of the Opera (0.5)
  20. 20. IIT Kanpur, Antaragni | MELA Quiz | Sreshth Shah 8 Meaning “office” if translated, this was built in 1560 by Giorio Vasari on the request of the Medici family, to accommodate the workspace of the Florentine magistrates. Identify this location, any art fan’s paradise. *Image next slide
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  22. 22. IIT Kanpur, Antaragni | MELA Quiz | Sreshth Shah Answer uffizi
  23. 23. IIT Kanpur, Antaragni | MELA Quiz | Sreshth Shah 9 With 49 nominations, this man, is second on the list of maximum nominations at the Academy Awards. a) Identify this earworm creator who has received the Academy Award 5 times, already. (0.5 pts) b) Who is #1 on the list for maximum nominations at the Academy awards? (0.5 pts) *Image next slide for (a)
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  25. 25. IIT Kanpur, Antaragni | MELA Quiz | Sreshth Shah Answer John Williams (0.5) Walt Disney (0.5)
  26. 26. IIT Kanpur, Antaragni | MELA Quiz | Sreshth Shah 10 The opening lines of which book, released in 1967 starts like this…“Many years later, as he faced the firing squad, Col. Aureliano Buendía was to remember that distant afternoon when his father took him to discover ice”?
  27. 27. IIT Kanpur, Antaragni | MELA Quiz | Sreshth Shah Answer One Hundred Years of Solitude
  28. 28. IIT Kanpur, Antaragni | MELA Quiz | Sreshth Shah
  29. 29. IIT Kanpur, Antaragni | MELA Quiz | Sreshth Shah 11 One of Beethoven’s famous pieces, Symphony No. 3, was composed by him and dedicated to Napoleon’s bravery in the army as a common man rising to be a brave general, in early 1804, and even called the piece ‘Bonaparte’ originally. Yet, something happened in late 1804, which made Beethoven remove the dedication to Napoleon and instead called it something else. a) What did he rename the piece to? (spellings matter) (0.5 pts) b) What caused Beethoven to rename it? (few words) (1 pt)
  30. 30. IIT Kanpur, Antaragni | MELA Quiz | Sreshth Shah Answer Eroica (0.5) Napoleon declared himself emperor, which annoyed LVB (1 pt)
  31. 31. IIT Kanpur, Antaragni | MELA Quiz | Sreshth Shah 12 Arnold George Dorsey was born in 1936 to a British officer and a woman from South India. When he became a musical sensation, he decided that he would take the name of a German composer of 19th century operas (who famously composed the Hansel and Gretel opera), as his artist name. a) Identify the composer/What did Dorsey change his name to? (1 pt) b) Who wrote the fairy tales – Hansel and Gretel? (0.5 pt)
  32. 32. IIT Kanpur, Antaragni | MELA Quiz | Sreshth Shah Answer Engelbert Humperdinck (1 point) Grimm Brothers (0.5 pts)
  33. 33. IIT Kanpur, Antaragni | MELA Quiz | Sreshth Shah 13 The Innocent Man: Murder and Injustice in a Small Town is the first non-fiction book written by a famous author. The book details the story of former minor league baseball aspirant 'Ron' Williamson of Oklahoma, where he was raised in the strict Pentecostal household of his parents. Identify the author.
  34. 34. IIT Kanpur, Antaragni | MELA Quiz | Sreshth Shah Answer John Grisham
  35. 35. IIT Kanpur, Antaragni | MELA Quiz | Sreshth Shah 14 The band was started by childhood friends David St. Hubbins and Nigel Tufnel, and start off as a skiffle band called the “Originals” but later change their name to the “New Originals”, then the “Thamesmen”, before eventually settling down to their famous name. It is spelled with a tittle and instead has an umlaut. Identify this band.
  36. 36. IIT Kanpur, Antaragni | MELA Quiz | Sreshth Shah Answer SPINAL TAP
  37. 37. IIT Kanpur, Antaragni | MELA Quiz | Sreshth Shah 15 What is the first film adaptation of a graphic novel to win the Palme D’or? This millennial film, was also the first to receive another distinction – that two actors jointly received the Palm D’or, the honour of which is usually kept for the director.
  38. 38. IIT Kanpur, Antaragni | MELA Quiz | Sreshth Shah Answer Blue is the Warmest Color
  39. 39. IIT Kanpur, Antaragni | MELA Quiz | Sreshth Shah 16 This song, first featuring in an episode on The Dewarists, uses lyrics based on a certain work of a poet. Identify the poet. (0.5 pts) The song features two musicians both with very unique and distinctive musical styles – one is Shruti Pathak of “Marjawaan” fame from Fashion. Identify the other musician, doing most of the electronic work in the background. (0.5 pts)
  40. 40. IIT Kanpur, Antaragni | MELA Quiz | Sreshth Shah Answer Waris Shah (0.5) Nucleya (0.5)
  41. 41. IIT Kanpur, Antaragni | MELA Quiz | Sreshth Shah 17 What did composer Akira Ifukube create by rubbing a resin covered leather glove along the loosened strings of a double bass guitar and then slowing it down?
  42. 42. IIT Kanpur, Antaragni | MELA Quiz | Sreshth Shah Answer Godzilla’s roar
  43. 43. IIT Kanpur, Antaragni | MELA Quiz | Sreshth Shah 18 What connects this much coveted exhaustive list? Richard Rogers Helen Hayes John Geilgud Jonathan Tunick Scott Rudin Mike Nichols Marvin Hamlisch Rita Moreno Robert Lopez Mel Brooks Whoopi Goldberg Audrey Hepburn
  44. 44. IIT Kanpur, Antaragni | MELA Quiz | Sreshth Shah Answer EGOT winners
  45. 45. IIT Kanpur, Antaragni | MELA Quiz | Sreshth Shah
  46. 46. IIT Kanpur, Antaragni | MELA Quiz | Sreshth Shah 19 These are the Serenjimalai and Vattamalai temples in Tamil Nadu. For what reason has this place gotten a massive increase in footfall over the past few years after it appeared in a movie. Which movie bought these temples into popular consciousness?
  47. 47. IIT Kanpur, Antaragni | MELA Quiz | Sreshth Shah
  48. 48. IIT Kanpur, Antaragni | MELA Quiz | Sreshth Shah Answer Featured in Chennai Express
  49. 49. IIT Kanpur, Antaragni | MELA Quiz | Sreshth Shah 20 Currently the most expensive painting to have been purchased, it is called “Nafea faa ipoipo” in a certain language. Three parts: Identify the painting. (1 point) Identify the painter and language of the title/country of origin of the title (0.5 + 0.5 pts)
  50. 50. IIT Kanpur, Antaragni | MELA Quiz | Sreshth Shah Answer When will you marry? (1 pt) Paul Gauguin (0.5) Tahiti/Tahitian (0.5)
  51. 51. IIT Kanpur, Antaragni | MELA Quiz | Sreshth Shah 21 A fan’s recreation of the room from which blockbuster movie?
  52. 52. IIT Kanpur, Antaragni | MELA Quiz | Sreshth Shah
  53. 53. IIT Kanpur, Antaragni | MELA Quiz | Sreshth Shah Answer TOY STORY (1,2,3)
  54. 54. IIT Kanpur, Antaragni | MELA Quiz | Sreshth Shah 22 Identify the 2015 popular song title, which I have blanked out.
  55. 55. IIT Kanpur, Antaragni | MELA Quiz | Sreshth Shah Answer Nae Nae
  56. 56. IIT Kanpur, Antaragni | MELA Quiz | Sreshth Shah 23 The director of this movie said he named this character from the mythical character shown in the artwork. Another plot story connecting the character from this worldwide blockbuster to the mythical character could be that Sophocles’ tragedy based on the same person in the artwork involves him mistakenly sleeping with his mother (whoops!) Identify the character/movie (1 point) Identify the mythical character. (0.5 points)
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  58. 58. IIT Kanpur, Antaragni | MELA Quiz | Sreshth Shah Answer Oh Dae su / Oldboy (1pt) Oedipus (0.5)
  59. 59. IIT Kanpur, Antaragni | MELA Quiz | Sreshth Shah 24 Every even numbered season of this TV show dealt with a nuclear crisis. The protagonist deals studied Law and Criminology at UC Berkeley. Identify the show.
  60. 60. IIT Kanpur, Antaragni | MELA Quiz | Sreshth Shah Answer 24
  61. 61. IIT Kanpur, Antaragni | MELA Quiz | Sreshth Shah 25 When this happened in 1911, a big chunk of people thought (1) did it. Lucky for him, after a little while (2) confessed. a) Identify (1) *Image next slide (0.5 pts) b) What am I talking about? (1 pt)
  62. 62. IIT Kanpur, Antaragni | MELA Quiz | Sreshth Shah 1 2
  63. 63. IIT Kanpur, Antaragni | MELA Quiz | Sreshth Shah Answer Pablo Picasso Suspects for Mona List theft from Louvre in 1911
  64. 64. IIT Kanpur, Antaragni | MELA Quiz | Sreshth Shah 26 In this Michelangelo painting, you can see this person holding a copy of his work. a) Identify the person (0.5 points) b) Identify what the circled portion in the artwork represents (1 points) c) In which other piece of work, completed in 1902, can you see a representation of the same person, pondering? (0.5 points)
  65. 65. IIT Kanpur, Antaragni | MELA Quiz | Sreshth Shah
  66. 66. IIT Kanpur, Antaragni | MELA Quiz | Sreshth Shah Answer Dante Alighieri (0.5) 7 terraces of Mt. Purgatory (1) The Thinker (0.5)
  67. 67. IIT Kanpur, Antaragni | MELA Quiz | Sreshth Shah Please wait for results
  68. 68. IIT Kanpur, Antaragni | MELA Quiz | Sreshth Shah Finals 15 Clockwise 9 Written 15 Anti - Clockwise 1 CHAMPION
  69. 69. IIT Kanpur, Antaragni | MELA Quiz | Sreshth Shah Divide and Rule - FINALS Distribution Movies Ent Lit Art
  70. 70. IIT Kanpur, Antaragni | MELA Quiz | Sreshth Shah INDIA shit vs Non INDIA shit distribution INDIA NON INDIA
  71. 71. IIT Kanpur, Antaragni | MELA Quiz | Sreshth Shah Rules for Round 1 & 3 Infinite bounce score +10 Differential pounce Points Correct answer: 18 – (number of teams getting it right on pounce) Incorrect answer: flat -10
  72. 72. IIT Kanpur, Antaragni | MELA Quiz | Sreshth Shah F1 a) Who’s list of classical music works include? • Mars, the Bringer of War • Venus, the Bringer of Peace • Mercury, the Winged Messenger • Jupiter, the Bringer of Jollity • Saturn, the Bringer of Old Age • Uranus, the Magician • Neptune, the Mystic b) Why is Earth not in the list? c) Why Is Pluto not In the list?
  73. 73. IIT Kanpur, Antaragni | MELA Quiz | Sreshth Shah
  74. 74. IIT Kanpur, Antaragni | MELA Quiz | Sreshth Shah Answer Gustav Holst Earth – according to Holst, the list of composition are based on his astrological beliefs and not his astronomical beliefs Pluto – Pluto was not discovered yet
  75. 75. IIT Kanpur, Antaragni | MELA Quiz | Sreshth Shah F2 This man was invited by Lala Hardayal to Government College, Lahore to meet with the students. But, when Hardayal asked him to give a speech, he instead did something else. Who is this man and what did he do?
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  77. 77. IIT Kanpur, Antaragni | MELA Quiz | Sreshth Shah Answer Md Iqbal went to the stage and sang “Saare Jahaan se Acha…”
  78. 78. IIT Kanpur, Antaragni | MELA Quiz | Sreshth Shah F3 Built in Leeds this machine was bought to Calcutta in 1855 and given its name 40 years later. It got a rebirth in 1997 and has since entered the Guinness Book of World Records. What am I talking about, also the name of an Edward Spenser poem, and which has featured in numerous paintings
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  80. 80. IIT Kanpur, Antaragni | MELA Quiz | Sreshth Shah Answer Fairie Queen
  81. 81. IIT Kanpur, Antaragni | MELA Quiz | Sreshth Shah F4 Identify this film and tell me what gap does this film fill in the literary world?
  82. 82. IIT Kanpur, Antaragni | MELA Quiz | Sreshth Shah
  83. 83. IIT Kanpur, Antaragni | MELA Quiz | Sreshth Shah Answer Finding Forrester The protagonist in the movie receives the 1954 Pulitzer, which in real life has never been awarded
  84. 84. IIT Kanpur, Antaragni | MELA Quiz | Sreshth Shah F5 The US entertainment industry uses the concept of the “Studio Zone”, or a zone of thirty miles radius from the intersection of West Beverly Boulevard and North La Cienega Boulevard in Los Angeles to determine work rates for union workers. This area has given its name to a tabloid style website and TV show owned by Time Warner. What is the name of the tabloid?
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  86. 86. IIT Kanpur, Antaragni | MELA Quiz | Sreshth Shah Answer TMZ
  87. 87. IIT Kanpur, Antaragni | MELA Quiz | Sreshth Shah F6 While revealing which of the list of 38 enthu candidates actually was “it”, he said, “When I was a kid, ‘Father knows best’ took place here and it was close to my home town of Portland, and so it’s Oregon.” Who talking about what?
  88. 88. IIT Kanpur, Antaragni | MELA Quiz | Sreshth Shah
  89. 89. IIT Kanpur, Antaragni | MELA Quiz | Sreshth Shah Answer Matt Groening revealing Springfield in the show is actually Springfield, Oregon
  90. 90. IIT Kanpur, Antaragni | MELA Quiz | Sreshth Shah F7 This bollywood personality’s first name (in the news for a successful film), named after a geographical feature from a neighbouring country, comes from the fact that her famous mother was born in that country. Also, her well known nickname also comes from a type of soft silky cloth which was in use in earlier times since her famous father thought her cheeks were very soft. Identify the person and her nickname.
  91. 91. IIT Kanpur, Antaragni | MELA Quiz | Sreshth Shah
  92. 92. IIT Kanpur, Antaragni | MELA Quiz | Sreshth Shah Answer Meghna Gulzar (dir of Talvar) Bosky
  93. 93. IIT Kanpur, Antaragni | MELA Quiz | Sreshth Shah F8 This is part of a painting by Baudry. Identify the person in the image and what was she sent to the gallows for?
  94. 94. IIT Kanpur, Antaragni | MELA Quiz | Sreshth Shah
  95. 95. IIT Kanpur, Antaragni | MELA Quiz | Sreshth Shah Answer Charlotte Corday, killed Marat Sade
  96. 96. IIT Kanpur, Antaragni | MELA Quiz | Sreshth Shah F9 After an inspiring trip to Italy in 1875, Rodin created “the Vanquished” later named as the “Age of Bronze” – but when it was showed in Brussels, he was heavily criticized for his techniques. To exonerate himself of his previous criticisms, when he created St. John the Baptist in 1877, he made it larger than life size to put to doubt of any criticism and show his class. What was he criticized heavily about?
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  98. 98. IIT Kanpur, Antaragni | MELA Quiz | Sreshth Shah Answer His sculpting was so well done, he was accused of using a live model for his work
  99. 99. IIT Kanpur, Antaragni | MELA Quiz | Sreshth Shah F10 How did an uncomfortable bus seat,and a coin toss deny pop culture immortality to Waylon Jennings and Tommy Allsup respectively?
  100. 100. IIT Kanpur, Antaragni | MELA Quiz | Sreshth Shah
  101. 101. IIT Kanpur, Antaragni | MELA Quiz | Sreshth Shah Answer Waylon Jennings gave his uncomfortable seat up for Big Bopper while Allsup lost a coin toss with Ritchie Valens for the last spot on the fateful day the music died…
  102. 102. IIT Kanpur, Antaragni | MELA Quiz | Sreshth Shah F11 The name given to the 1st demolition squad of the Regimental Headquarters Co. of the 506th parachute Infantry division of the US army which fought in the European Campaign in World War inspired the theme and name of which 1960s movie? *Image next slide
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  104. 104. IIT Kanpur, Antaragni | MELA Quiz | Sreshth Shah
  105. 105. IIT Kanpur, Antaragni | MELA Quiz | Sreshth Shah Answer They were the filthy thirteen, who inspired the movie Dirty Dozen
  106. 106. IIT Kanpur, Antaragni | MELA Quiz | Sreshth Shah F12 In his essay "The Philosophy of Composition," he describes his procedure for writing this work. Every component of the work, he said, was logically chosen for effect. For example, he selected this term because “the long o is the most sonorous vowel in connection with r as the most producible consonant.” Identify the work of literature and the term in question.
  107. 107. IIT Kanpur, Antaragni | MELA Quiz | Sreshth Shah
  108. 108. IIT Kanpur, Antaragni | MELA Quiz | Sreshth Shah Answer The Raven by Poe, term being nevermore
  109. 109. IIT Kanpur, Antaragni | MELA Quiz | Sreshth Shah F13 Ronnie Rondell, 59, a veteran of TV shows such as Baretta and Charlie's Angels says, "I jumped on the big payday. I got $500 and only worked an hour." Fellow stuntman Danny Rogers, 53, was paid only $250. Unusually high winds caused Rondell to lose his eyebrows and eyelashes in the process, though. What were these two doing one morning in 1974 on the Warner Bros. studio lot?
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  111. 111. IIT Kanpur, Antaragni | MELA Quiz | Sreshth Shah Answer
  112. 112. IIT Kanpur, Antaragni | MELA Quiz | Sreshth Shah F14 This is Kate Bush’s song Lily. What is the source of the words recited by the woman playing the role of a moral judge on the chair.
  113. 113. IIT Kanpur, Antaragni | MELA Quiz | Sreshth Shah
  114. 114. IIT Kanpur, Antaragni | MELA Quiz | Sreshth Shah Answer Translation of the GAYATRI MANTRA
  115. 115. IIT Kanpur, Antaragni | MELA Quiz | Sreshth Shah F15 Named after one of the last second-rate ships of the line to be used in the Battle of Trafalgar, this ship, The Fighting Tremaire, has parallels to a certain protagonist’s age and position in the organization when referenced. Identify the painter and where have we seen this painting in the big screen?
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  118. 118. IIT Kanpur, Antaragni | MELA Quiz | Sreshth Shah Answer JMW Turner
  119. 119. IIT Kanpur, Antaragni | MELA Quiz | Sreshth Shah Scores
  120. 120. IIT Kanpur, Antaragni | MELA Quiz | Sreshth Shah Written Differential Theme Round Same differential scoring as followed earlier Answers to be checked at the end You can attempt the theme only once. Theme points on the screen.
  121. 121. IIT Kanpur, Antaragni | MELA Quiz | Sreshth Shah T1 Identify the female artist.
  122. 122. IIT Kanpur, Antaragni | MELA Quiz | Sreshth Shah T2 (+24) Apart from his most famous appearance in art, The Holstein painter Jurriaen Ovens painted him twice, as his son and daughter. Also Artus Quellijn made a portrait of him. He minutely described what we today know as Migraine and spoke of the devastating effects of tobacco smoking.
  123. 123. IIT Kanpur, Antaragni | MELA Quiz | Sreshth Shah T3 (+21) This term is the ability to remember images, sounds, or objects in memory after only a few instances of exposure. It is not to be confused with Eidetic memory, of course. It is also the title of a star’s autobiography, which comes from a 1990 film, featuring him. What is this term?
  124. 124. IIT Kanpur, Antaragni | MELA Quiz | Sreshth Shah T4 (+18) Identify this artist, born in West Bengal and a Padma Shri winner from 2000.
  125. 125. IIT Kanpur, Antaragni | MELA Quiz | Sreshth Shah T5 (+15) This graphic novel, was later made into a highly successful movie in 2002. Oscar trivia fans may know it for being nominated for 6, but winning only 1 – a posthumous award for best cinematography to Conrad Hall.
  126. 126. IIT Kanpur, Antaragni | MELA Quiz | Sreshth Shah T6(+12) This personality’s night club in Delhi, LAP, got into a lot of trouble when police found large quantities of marijuana, meth and cocaine during a raid. When he’s not dealing with cops, he has started producing films with his production house, Chasing Ganesha films, but hasn’t gotten much success yet. Who?
  127. 127. IIT Kanpur, Antaragni | MELA Quiz | Sreshth Shah T7 (+9) A 1940s skit doing an adaptation of which piece of work?
  128. 128. IIT Kanpur, Antaragni | MELA Quiz | Sreshth Shah T8 (+6) Which patriotic song, often sung by children in school, first made its appearance in the hindi movie “Son of India” (1962), who’s chorus includes cheers of “Jay hind” repeated many times. #kolstylz
  129. 129. IIT Kanpur, Antaragni | MELA Quiz | Sreshth Shah T9 (+3) The author’s work, “The quilt” got into a lot of trouble when published in 1942 in the literary journal “Adab-i-latif”, and was charged with obscenity thereafter and even summoned to Lahore court. Identify this author, who also wrote the story for Garam Hawa.
  130. 130. IIT Kanpur, Antaragni | MELA Quiz | Sreshth Shah Exchange
  131. 131. IIT Kanpur, Antaragni | MELA Quiz | Sreshth Shah T1 Identify the female artist.
  132. 132. IIT Kanpur, Antaragni | MELA Quiz | Sreshth Shah A1 Astha Gill
  133. 133. IIT Kanpur, Antaragni | MELA Quiz | Sreshth Shah T2 (+24) Apart from his most famous appearance in art, The Holstein painter Jurriaen Ovens painted him twice, as his son and daughter. Also Artus Quellijn made a portrait of him. He minutely described what we today know as Migraine and spoke of the devastating effects of tobacco smoking.
  134. 134. IIT Kanpur, Antaragni | MELA Quiz | Sreshth Shah A2 Astha Gill Nicolas Tulp
  135. 135. IIT Kanpur, Antaragni | MELA Quiz | Sreshth Shah T3 (+21) This term is the ability to remember images, sounds, or objects in memory after only a few instances of exposure. It is not to be confused with Eidetic memory, of course. It is also the title of a star’s autobiography, which comes from a 1990 film, featuring him. What is this term?
  136. 136. IIT Kanpur, Antaragni | MELA Quiz | Sreshth Shah A2 Astha Gill Nicolas Tulp Total Recall
  137. 137. IIT Kanpur, Antaragni | MELA Quiz | Sreshth Shah T4 (+18) Identify this artist, born in West Bengal and a Padma Shri winner from 2000.
  138. 138. IIT Kanpur, Antaragni | MELA Quiz | Sreshth Shah A2 Astha Gill Nicolas Tulp Total Recall Anjolie Ela Menon
  139. 139. IIT Kanpur, Antaragni | MELA Quiz | Sreshth Shah T5 (+15) This graphic novel, was later made into a highly successful movie in 2002. Oscar trivia fans may know it for being nominated for 6, but winning only 1 – a posthumous award for best cinematography to Conrad Hall.
  140. 140. IIT Kanpur, Antaragni | MELA Quiz | Sreshth Shah A2 Astha Gill Nicolas Tulp Total Recall Anjolie Ela Menon Road to Perdition
  141. 141. IIT Kanpur, Antaragni | MELA Quiz | Sreshth Shah T6(+12) This personality’s night club in Delhi, LAP, got into a lot of trouble when police found large quantities of marijuana, meth and cocaine during a raid. When he’s not dealing with cops, he has started producing films with his production house, Chasing Ganesha films, but hasn’t gotten much success yet. Who?
  142. 142. IIT Kanpur, Antaragni | MELA Quiz | Sreshth Shah Astha Gill Nicolas Tulp Total Recall Anjolie Ela Menon Road to Perdition Arjun Rampal
  143. 143. IIT Kanpur, Antaragni | MELA Quiz | Sreshth Shah T7 (+9) A 1940s skit doing an adaptation of which piece of work?
  144. 144. IIT Kanpur, Antaragni | MELA Quiz | Sreshth Shah Astha Gill Nicolas Tulp Total Recall Anjolie Ela Menon Road to Perdition Arjun Rampal Gone with the wind
  145. 145. IIT Kanpur, Antaragni | MELA Quiz | Sreshth Shah T8 (+6) Which patriotic song, often sung by children in school, first made its appearance in the hindi movie “Son of India” (1962)? #kolstylz
  146. 146. IIT Kanpur, Antaragni | MELA Quiz | Sreshth Shah Astha Gill Nicolas Tulp Total Recall Anjolie Ela Menon Road to Perdition Arjun Rampal Gone with the wind Nanha Munna Rahi hoon
  147. 147. IIT Kanpur, Antaragni | MELA Quiz | Sreshth Shah T9 (+3) The author’s work, “The quilt” got into a lot of trouble when published in 1942 in the literary journal “Adab-i-latif”, and was charged with obscenity thereafter and even summoned to Lahore court. Identify this author, who also wrote the story for Garam Hawa.
  148. 148. IIT Kanpur, Antaragni | MELA Quiz | Sreshth Shah Astha Gill Nicolas Tulp Total Recall Anjolie Ela Menon Road to Perdition Arjun Rampal Gone with the wind Nanha Munna Rahi hoon Ishmat Chughtai
  149. 149. IIT Kanpur, Antaragni | MELA Quiz | Sreshth Shah THEME Acrostic – Antaragni 
  150. 150. IIT Kanpur, Antaragni | MELA Quiz | Sreshth Shah Anticlockwise
  151. 151. IIT Kanpur, Antaragni | MELA Quiz | Sreshth Shah F16 “___ ____ ___ ___ you find ten years have got behind you, no one told you when to run, you missed the starting gun.” This is the first line of this book, with the blanked out portion being the title of the book. Identify the author and title and then tell me the source of the title of the book.
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  153. 153. IIT Kanpur, Antaragni | MELA Quiz | Sreshth Shah Answer And then one day Naseeruddin Shah Pink Floyd’s TIME
  154. 154. IIT Kanpur, Antaragni | MELA Quiz | Sreshth Shah F19 A certain director mentions the following sequence as the inspiration behind a certain sequence in his work. Identify this movie. And that sequence.
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  156. 156. IIT Kanpur, Antaragni | MELA Quiz | Sreshth Shah Answer Om Dar Ba Dar Anurag Kashyap in Dev D – Emotional Attyachar sequence
  157. 157. IIT Kanpur, Antaragni | MELA Quiz | Sreshth Shah F20 1- ? 2-Sentenza 3-Tuco Benedicto Pacifico Juan Maria Ramirez These are three titular characters in a movie. Fill in the name of the first title character
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  159. 159. IIT Kanpur, Antaragni | MELA Quiz | Sreshth Shah Answer The Man with no name in “The Good, The Bad and the Ugly”
  160. 160. IIT Kanpur, Antaragni | MELA Quiz | Sreshth Shah F21 How can you connect this Oscar winning film to a 1994 Oscar nominated film which lost out due to the massive releases that year, close to the heart of all those present here?
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  162. 162. IIT Kanpur, Antaragni | MELA Quiz | Sreshth Shah Answer The final question in “Quiz Show” (1994) was “Which movie won the Academy Award for Best Picture for 1955?” to which Herb Stempel answered On the Waterfront while the correct answer was MARTY (the movie in the clip) – the scandal which ensued is famous
  163. 163. IIT Kanpur, Antaragni | MELA Quiz | Sreshth Shah F22 Freedom fighter Lokmanya Tilak met him after one of his awe – inspiring performances, patted his back and gave him his name with which most of us know him by. One of the most poignant moment in his career, was when he did not stop performing, even while he could see his infant child suffering and eventually passing away from the audience. What did Lokmanya Tilak call this fellow? You can give me his real name as well.
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  165. 165. IIT Kanpur, Antaragni | MELA Quiz | Sreshth Shah Answer Bal Gandharva (Young Gandharva) Narayan Rajhans
  166. 166. IIT Kanpur, Antaragni | MELA Quiz | Sreshth Shah F23 He is India’s first Jnanpith winner. Born in Kerala, he lived from 1901 -1978. His contribution to Lit is extensive, having translated Gitanjali, Rubaiyat and Meghadoot to Malayalam. He also penned the lyrics for PJ Cherian’s Nirmala (1948), the first Malayalam film to incorporate music and songs. Identify this man.
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  168. 168. IIT Kanpur, Antaragni | MELA Quiz | Sreshth Shah Answer G. Sankara Karup/Mahakavi G
  169. 169. IIT Kanpur, Antaragni | MELA Quiz | Sreshth Shah F24 Identify both artist and the music arranger.
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  171. 171. IIT Kanpur, Antaragni | MELA Quiz | Sreshth Shah Answer Anmoll Malik and Anu Malik
  172. 172. IIT Kanpur, Antaragni | MELA Quiz | Sreshth Shah F25 Identify the man, winner of the Pulitzer Prize for 1973.
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  174. 174. IIT Kanpur, Antaragni | MELA Quiz | Sreshth Shah Answer Nick Ut, photographer, and the woman is Napalm Girl, Kim Phuc
  175. 175. IIT Kanpur, Antaragni | MELA Quiz | Sreshth Shah F26 While ___X___ School used white lime powder and powdered tamarind seeds with gum arabic on cloth stretched on wooden panels, __Y___ artists used white lead powder or Makhi Gamboge (yellow) drawn from the juice of the indigenous tree (Revana Chinni halu) on paper. The paper sometimes was pasted to a wooden board, but mostly was framed as it was. As against the high relief of the ___X___ 'Gesso' work used prominently across large areas of the painting, the __Y___ school preferred low relief, in selected areas such as jewellery, clothing, and borders. The __Y___ school used pure gold leaf in lesser quantity as against gold-coated silver leaf handled across larger areas in the painting by ___X___ artists. The use of glass beads, precious and semi precious stones is also very rare in __Y___ paintings. More elaborate and detailed interior and exterior landscapes are featured in __Y___ paintings, whereas ___X___ paintings tend to be more iconic and static. Identify X and Y in order, both schools originating from the same source, but later settling at two different locations.
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  177. 177. IIT Kanpur, Antaragni | MELA Quiz | Sreshth Shah Answer X – Tanjore/Thanjavur Y - Mysore
  178. 178. IIT Kanpur, Antaragni | MELA Quiz | Sreshth Shah F27 In his typically ironic manner, he mocks the “legal and copyright” systems, as he meticulously notes that the title is a registered trademark of General Mills for a certain set of it’s products, and that his use of the term “is not intended to disparage their fine products”. If you know what is the first ever singing radio commercial on US radio, then you’re halfway there. The work also came into public consciousness on social media and so on in an obtuse manner in the recent past due to association with someone, but don’t read into that too much. Who talking about what?
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  180. 180. IIT Kanpur, Antaragni | MELA Quiz | Sreshth Shah Answer Kurt Vonnegut And
  181. 181. IIT Kanpur, Antaragni | MELA Quiz | Sreshth Shah F28 This tune became highly popular during wartime Britain due to a certain motivation policy used by Churchill. When calls were transferred using the trunk call service during this period in England, this tune was played since the opening four notes (which some critics have said sounds like “fate knocking at the door”) actually spelled out something integral in morse code, integral to Churchill’s policy that I talk about above. Which tune?
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  183. 183. IIT Kanpur, Antaragni | MELA Quiz | Sreshth Shah Answer the first four notes spelled out “V” in Morse (three dots and a dash), which was used by Churchill extensively in his V for Victory campaign during the war – BEETHOVEN’s fifth symphony (also five stands for V)
  184. 184. IIT Kanpur, Antaragni | MELA Quiz | Sreshth Shah 29 Enjoy the video first  and then identify this movie and the 2010 Bollywood movie which was inspired from this film.
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  186. 186. IIT Kanpur, Antaragni | MELA Quiz | Sreshth Shah Answer After the Fox TEES MAAR KHAN
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  188. 188. IIT Kanpur, Antaragni | MELA Quiz | Sreshth Shah Many Thanks To… Student organizers at Antaragni Participating teams Bouquets and Brickbats +918285219568 sreshth.shah@gmail.com
  189. 189. IIT Kanpur, Antaragni | MELA Quiz | Sreshth Shah F30 These cars, known as _____ _____, is now an obsolete term, but originally either meant a police van for transporting prisoners OR a funeral hearse. The term, came into prominence since a certain first of a kind was named these. What am I talking about? *image next slide
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  192. 192. IIT Kanpur, Antaragni | MELA Quiz | Sreshth Shah Answer Black Maria – Edison’s production studio, arguably FIRST FILM STUDIO in the cinematic world
  193. 193. IIT Kanpur, Antaragni | MELA Quiz | Sreshth Shah

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