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End of Daze 2011 - Round I - Answers


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End of Daze 2011 - Round I - Answers

  1. 1. End of Daze 2011 Round I ANSWERS
  2. 2. <ul><li>39 questions </li></ul><ul><li>50 points in total </li></ul><ul><li>Simple, straightforward questions. NOT. </li></ul>
  3. 3. 1 <ul><li>The guys who do End of Daze (1 point). </li></ul>
  4. 4. <ul><li>Gog and Magog , patron saints/protectors of London being paraded through the city. </li></ul><ul><li>These names appear in various religions signifying the apocalypse. </li></ul>
  5. 5. 2 <ul><li>Ain’t no mountain high enough (1 point). </li></ul>
  6. 6. <ul><li>The Japanese mortar and pestle, otherwise known as Suribachi . </li></ul><ul><li>The Iwo Jima namesake (which was not high enough for Ira Hayes and Co.) is named after the bowl. </li></ul>
  7. 7. 3 <ul><li>His son can be found on two little sails. </li></ul><ul><li>Or rather, his sun can be found on two little sails. </li></ul><ul><li>(2 points) </li></ul>
  8. 8. <ul><li>Kon-tiki is named after another name for the Incan god Viracocha </li></ul><ul><li>Viracocha’s son  Sun God Inti </li></ul><ul><li>Latin for ‘little sail’  Vexillum  Flag </li></ul><ul><li>The 2 flags depicting Inti : Argentina and Uruguay </li></ul>
  9. 9. 4 <ul><li>Alpha (for the first) and numeric (for the rest). </li></ul><ul><li>(1 point) </li></ul>
  10. 10. <ul><li>Flag Semaphore symbols for Error 404 . </li></ul>
  11. 11. 5 <ul><li>Connect-u (1 point). </li></ul>
  12. 12. <ul><li>The Painted Turtle </li></ul><ul><li>Hole in the Wall Gang </li></ul><ul><li>Camps founded by Paul Newman </li></ul>
  13. 13. 6 <ul><li>Droppings from? (1 point) </li></ul>
  14. 15. 7 <ul><li>Pamphlet promoting which brand? (1 point) </li></ul>
  15. 17. 8 <ul><li>A,B,C,D. </li></ul><ul><li>(2 points) </li></ul><ul><li>A </li></ul><ul><li>B </li></ul><ul><li>C </li></ul><ul><li>D </li></ul>
  16. 18. <ul><li>Gypsy Horse a.k.a Tinker </li></ul><ul><li>Bluefish a.k.a Tailor </li></ul><ul><li>Soldier Butterfly </li></ul><ul><li>Sir Leslie Ward a.k.a Spy </li></ul>
  17. 19. 9 <ul><li>Smashing movie on whose life? (1 point) </li></ul>
  18. 20. Ron Gallela
  19. 21. 10 <ul><li>Identify both locations and explain (2 points). </li></ul>
  20. 22. <ul><li>The Love Locks on The Butchers’ Bridge , Ljubljana and Pons des Arts , Paris. </li></ul><ul><li>Couples in love attach padlocks bearing their names on to the railings of the bridges and throw the key into the water. This supposedly symbolises eternal love. </li></ul>
  21. 23. 11 <ul><li>The kolaveri shown gives which place its name? </li></ul><ul><li>(1 point) </li></ul>
  22. 24. <ul><li>Antwerp. </li></ul><ul><li>The mythical giant Antigoon who lived near the river Scheldt exacted a toll from those crossing the river. He severed one of the hands of those who refused and threw them into the river. The giant was eventually slain by a young hero named Brabo , who cut off the giant's own hand and flung it into the river. </li></ul><ul><li>Antwep derives from Antwerpen , which in turn stands for hand werpen = to throw the hand. </li></ul>
  23. 25. 12 <ul><li>Not the chap who wrote the anonymous </li></ul><ul><li>hindi movie’s song (1 point). </li></ul>
  24. 26. <ul><li>Elias Lonnrot , author of Kalevala </li></ul><ul><li>Gumnaam has the song “Hum Kale Hain tho Kya Hua DilWale Hain” ;-) </li></ul><ul><li>#sorry </li></ul>
  25. 27. 13 <ul><li>Fire turned ghat into ash (2 points). </li></ul>
  26. 28. <ul><li>The most famous image depicting the 2007 California wildfire . </li></ul><ul><li>Also, was the first high profile application of the hashtag on Twitter. </li></ul><ul><li>‘ Ghats ash’ anagram. </li></ul>
  27. 29. 14 <ul><li>Yo, was it replaced or parceled? No. (1 point). </li></ul>
  28. 30. <ul><li>Sergio Ramos (in)famously dropped the Copa Del Rey under the team bus after Real Madrid beat Barcelona 1-0 in last year’s edition. </li></ul><ul><li>‘ Yo replaced/parceled’ anagram. </li></ul>
  29. 31. 15 <ul><li>My love.... </li></ul><ul><li>Just complete the song for me. (1 point) </li></ul>
  30. 32. <ul><li>Mera Pyaar..Shalimar </li></ul><ul><li>Rex Harrison, Sylvia Miles and John Saxon all featured in Shalimar. Whatay cast! </li></ul>
  31. 33. 16 <ul><li>The Thing was originally the one on the left, but later became the one on the right (1 point). </li></ul>
  32. 34. <ul><li>The Shield was originally named Rampart (and features Michael Chiklis a.k.a The Thing from Fantastic 4). </li></ul>
  33. 35. 17 <ul><li>View of ? </li></ul><ul><li>What is housed in the building today? (2 points) </li></ul>
  34. 36. <ul><li>Bankside Power Station, London </li></ul><ul><li>Tate Modern </li></ul>
  35. 37. 18 <ul><li>Spicy building has many a stair. </li></ul><ul><li>(2 points) </li></ul>
  36. 38. <ul><li>The Dancing House by Frank Gehry in Prague. </li></ul><ul><li>Also known as Ginger and Fred (after Ginger Rogers and Fred Astaire) as it resembles a pair of dancers. </li></ul>
  37. 39. 19 <ul><li>What? Where? (1 point) </li></ul>
  38. 40. <ul><li>The Joe Louis Fist Memorial in Detroit. </li></ul>
  39. 41. <ul><li>20. What is he most famous for cutting open? (1) </li></ul>
  40. 42. <ul><li>Robert Traver, most famous for his work “Anatomy of a Murder” </li></ul><ul><li>Anatomy literally means to “cut open” </li></ul>
  41. 43. <ul><li>21. The writing of what famous history at the age of fify five did he inspire in 1885? (1) </li></ul>
  42. 44. <ul><li>The real-life adventures of Frederick Courtney Selous (shown here), a British big game hunter and explorer of Colonial Africa, inspired Henry Rider Haggard to create the Allan Quatermain character in the novel King Solomon’s mines . </li></ul><ul><li>It’s famous first lines are: </li></ul><ul><li>“ It is a curious thing that at my age--fifty-five last birthday--I should find myself taking up a pen to try to write a history. I wonder what sort of a history it will be when I have finished it, if ever I come to the end of the trip!” </li></ul>
  43. 45. 22. The most famous Art form associated with him. (1)
  44. 46. <ul><li>Sun Tzu, who wrote The Art of War. </li></ul>
  45. 47. 23. Id the lady in the middle. (1)
  46. 48. <ul><li>Marjane Satrapi </li></ul>
  47. 49. 24. Who connects? (larger images follow) (2)
  48. 53. <ul><li>Rafael Trujillo </li></ul>
  49. 54. 25. A rather pointy connect. ( 2) More images in the following slides.
  50. 57. <ul><li>Nick Hornby </li></ul>
  51. 58. 26. Simply Id (1).
  52. 59. <ul><li>Bodyline </li></ul>
  53. 60. <ul><li>27. Connect. </li></ul><ul><li>(2 points) </li></ul>
  54. 61. <ul><li>Books by Patrick French </li></ul><ul><li>Younghusband </li></ul><ul><li>“ Liberty or Death” </li></ul><ul><li>The World is What it is: a biography of VS Naipaul </li></ul>
  55. 62. <ul><li>28. The famous character named after this structure. (1 point) </li></ul>
  56. 63. <ul><li>Piscine Molitor “Pi” Patel from The Life of Pi </li></ul>
  57. 64. 29. Connect. (2 points)
  58. 65. <ul><li>The Teapot Dome Scandal </li></ul>
  59. 66. <ul><li>30. Put fundaes. (2 points) </li></ul>
  60. 67. <ul><li>A tribute to the famous “I Drink Your Milkshake” dialogue uttered by Daniel Dawy-Lewis in There Will Be Blood . </li></ul>
  61. 68. <ul><li>31. Identify him and his most famous creation, which ended up like its title after the truth came out ( 2 points). </li></ul>
  62. 69. <ul><li>James Frey , whose best-selling memoir A Million Little Pieces ran into trouble after it turned out that parts of it were fiction. </li></ul>
  63. 70. <ul><li>32. Straight talker. ( 1 point) </li></ul>
  64. 71. <ul><li>Sir Robert Palk, after whom the Palk Strait is named. </li></ul>
  65. 72. 33. Connect. (2 points)
  66. 73. <ul><li>Eisenstein, John Abraham, Forsyth </li></ul><ul><li>Odessa is the connect </li></ul>
  67. 74. 34. His most famous creation. (1 point)
  68. 75. <ul><li>Bryan Lee O'Malley who created Scott Pilgrim </li></ul>
  69. 76. 35. What is this? Don’t beat around the bush. (1)
  70. 77. <ul><li>The original 120 foot roll on which Kerouac typed “On the Road”. </li></ul>
  71. 78. 36. Connect. (2 points)
  72. 79. <ul><li>John Carlin has written Invictus about Mandela, co-authored Nadal’s autobiography and wrote the story which inspired Live Free or Die Hard. </li></ul>
  73. 80. 37. Source of inspiration is shown on the right. What resulted? (1 point)
  74. 81. <ul><li>The architect Bruce Graham was inspired by an open pack of cigarettes where some cigarettes were coming out, and went on to design the Willis Tower based on it. </li></ul>
  75. 82. <ul><li>38. Who is the character being portrayed? (1 point) </li></ul>
  76. 83. <ul><li>Martin Freeman as Bilbo Baggins. </li></ul>
  77. 84. <ul><li>39. The title of what movie is a reference to a bunch of people who set out to find these sisters? (1 point) </li></ul>
  78. 85. <ul><ul><li>The Searchers </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>The picture stars John Wayne as a middle-aged Civil War veteran who spends years looking for his abducted niece (Natalie Wood – her younger version is played by her little sister Lana), along with Jeffrey Hunter as his adoptive nephew, who accompanies him. </li></ul></ul>