SOLSTICE 2011 - ANSWERS PART 1

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SOLSTICE 2011 - ANSWERS PART 1

  1. 1. 50 Questions75 points all togetherThere is a theme scattered in these set.5 points for the themeTotal of 75 points to be scored .
  2. 2. 1.Who is the designer ?
  3. 3. ANSWER The Jeff Koons-designed car, driven by Andy Priaulx, Dirk Müller
  4. 4. 2.Which US neighborhood connects ?
  5. 5. ANSWER Tribeca Film Festival was founded in 2002 by Jane Rosenthal, Robert De Niro and Craig Hatkoff
  6. 6. 3 . Give me a phrase .
  7. 7. ANSWER Here's Johnny The catchphrase that was reused by Jack Nicholson in The Shining
  8. 8. 4.What ‘s his medical connection ?
  9. 9. ANSWER Tommy John Tommy John surgery, known in medical practice as ulnar collateral ligament (UCL) reconstruction
  10. 10. 5.Construction of what ?
  11. 11. ANSWER Atomium , Belgium
  12. 12. 6.What material connects ?
  13. 13. ANSWER Tiberium, found in the banks of River Tiber and Tiberium effected person
  14. 14. 7.Man of Ice , Who ?
  15. 15. ANSWER Carl Vinson after whom Vinson Massif, Antarctica's highest mountain is named .
  16. 16. 8.Identify the most famous thing named after this fellow other than this ship
  17. 17. ANSWER Edward Henry "Butch" O'Hare
  18. 18. 9.Monument dedicated to his famous work ?Who/What work ?(2 points)
  19. 19. ANSWER Thomas Gray. The Monument is dedicated to "Elegy".
  20. 20. 10.What has been restored ?
  21. 21. ANSWER de Havilland Mosquito being restored at the de Havilland Aircraft Heritage Centre near St Albans.
  22. 22. 11.ID the laughing guy .
  23. 23. ANSWER Alan Shugart who invented computer disk
  24. 24. 12 .”What” was inspired by his father ? This dude is the one of the only 2 guys to achieve a unqiuefeat.What ? (2 pts) (PIC IN NEXT SLIDE )
  25. 25. ANSWER Auguste Piccard , served as an inspiration for Professor Calculus in Tintin . His son Jacques Piccard is one of only two people, along with Lt. Don Walsh of the United States Navy, to have explored the deepest part of the world's ocean, and the deepest location on the surface of the Earth's crust, the Challenger Deep
  26. 26. 13.What made this hotel famous in early 1980s ?
  27. 27. ANSWER The Overlook Hotel of The Shining fame (yaa again)
  28. 28. 14.Which city connects?(2 pts)
  29. 29. ANSWER Sweet Home Alabama
  30. 30. 15.Famous occupants ?
  31. 31. ANSWER Blake 7
  32. 32. 16. What is its famous terrestrial namesake ?
  33. 33. ANSWER Ontario Lacus, the lake in Titan named after Lake Ontario
  34. 34. 17.Which film comes to your mind ?
  35. 35. ANSWER I Am a Fugitive from a Chain Gang
  36. 36. 18.Give me a bright thingy .
  37. 37. ANSWER Beta Centauri / Hadar The name Hadar comes from the Arabic word for "ground" In Chinese, (MǎFù), meaning Horse's Abdomen, refers to an asterism consisting of β Centauri and the stars in Centaurus which were unrecognized yet.
  38. 38. 19.Creation by (A) was popularized by (B) . What ? ( 3 points ) (A) (B)
  39. 39. ANSWER NatasKaupas who discovored'Natas spin'. And popularized by Tony Hawk
  40. 40. 20.A served as an inspiration for X created by B. Solve A , B and X .(3 points) A B
  41. 41. ANSWER Doctor Gideon Fell (X) created by John Dickson Carr . is supposedly based upon G. K. Chesterton, (author of the Father Brown stories), whose physical appearance and personality were apparently similar to those of Doctor Fell.
  42. 42. 21.Who made this rocks famous in late 1970s ?
  43. 43. ANSWER Sigiriya Used as the location of many of the events in the science-fiction novel The Fountains of Paradise by Arthur C. Clarke
  44. 44. 22.What caused this mishap ?
  45. 45. ANSWER Eruption of Mt St Helens
  46. 46. 23.Mocking what ?
  47. 47. ANSWER Richard Thompson's Richard's Poor Almanac Mocking George Bush/Bushisms.
  48. 48. 24.Connect .
  49. 49. ANSWER Connect - Chuck Hoberman Hoberman sphere Chrysler Headquarters in Auburn Hills, Michigan . He won Chrysler Design Award for Innovation and Design in 1997 Hoberman Arch, Salt Lake 2002 Olympic Cauldron Park
  50. 50. 25.Blues ? yup then who ?
  51. 51. ANSWER Yves Klein famous for 'International Klein Blue' (IKB)
  52. 52. 26.It is the most famous invention by the dude & his bro .What ? (2 pts)
  53. 53. ANSWER Rotoscoping, invented by Max and David Fleishcer.
  54. 54. 27. 3M .Who are they ?
  55. 55. ANSWER McKim, Mead and White( William Rutherford Mead, Charles FolenMcKim& Stanford White).
  56. 56. 28.Id the horseman .
  57. 57. ANSWER Rudolph Valentino with the Arabian Stallion Jadaan. Publicity photo for Son of the Sheik, 1926
  58. 58. 29.Gimme a 1960s musical piece .
  59. 59. ANSWER Sunset Boulevard
  60. 60. 30.Which iconic structure connects ?
  61. 61. ANSWER Spaceship Earth,a part of Walt Disney World Resort. Built with the help of a science fiction by Ray Bradbury. "Spaceship Earth" was coined by Buckminster Fuller.
  62. 62. 31.Tendency ?
  63. 63. ANSWER ELIZA effect A trivial example of the specific form of the Eliza effect, given by Douglas Hofstadter, involves an automated teller machine which displays the words "THANK YOU" at the end of a transaction. The effect is named for the 1966 chatterbot ELIZA, developed by MIT computer scientist Joseph Weizenbaum.
  64. 64. 32.Lots of firsts happened here .
  65. 65. ANSWER Le Bateau-Lavoir : It was in this milieu that Picasso first discussed Cubism
  66. 66. 33.Became infamous as X derived from this guy’s phrase .Who ?
  67. 67. ANSWER Julian Assange: began hacking under the name "Mendax" (derived from a phrase of Horace: "splendidemendax", or "nobly untruthful")
  68. 68. 34.Restrictor . What ?
  69. 69. ANSWER Green Dam Youth Escort.
  70. 70. 37.Connect .
  71. 71. ANSWER Douglas A-3 Skywarrior nicknamed Whales. Hartford Whalers, a former NHL franchise nicknamed "the whale"
  72. 72. 38.What’s chaps looking into?
  73. 73. ANSWER Rosetta Stone
  74. 74. 39.Add all of them in equal mixture. What you get ?
  75. 75. ANSWER Haudenosaunee flag created in the 1980s. It is based on the "Hiawatha WampumBelt... created from purple and white wampum beads centuries ago to symbolize the union forged when the former enemies buried their weapons under the Great Tree of Peace."It represents the original five nations that were united by the Peacemaker and Hiawatha. The tree symbol in the center represents an Eastern White Pine, the needles of which are clustered in groups of five.
  76. 76. 40.Connect .
  77. 77. ANSWER Characters in Hellboy series . (Abe Sapien(Abe Lincoln),Rasputin, Project Rag Narok)
  78. 78. 41.Which Indian connects ?
  79. 79. ANSWER RituparnoGhosh films .
  80. 80. 42. The company X is named after this person A , And Y has created the project B while working at this company.And the project itself took its name from the child of the dude in C . Solve for X , Y , A , B and C ( 0.5 * 5 + 0.5 for getting all right ) Pics in next slide
  81. 81. A B
  82. 82. C
  83. 83. ANSWER X=GroupeBull Y=ADA A=Fredrik RosingBull B=Jean Ichbiah C=Lord Byron
  84. 84. 43.Gimme a decorative soul .
  85. 85. ANSWER Cervantes de Leon The inspiration for a pirate as the game's antagonist was derived from two other fictional pirates, Captain Hook and Long John Silver.
  86. 86. 44.Which famous American connects ?
  87. 87. ANSWER J. Willard Marriott who formed Roy Rogers Restaurants chain and Roy Rogers Martini and hence the connect Roy Rogers
  88. 88. 45.X is named after Y . ID X or Y . X Y
  89. 89. X=Mission San Francisco Solano Circa, 1910; Y=Francis Solano
  90. 90. 46.What was this mansion converted into in late 17th century ?
  91. 91. The British Museum, first opened in the Montague House, Bloomsbury.
  92. 92. 47.What’s the connect ? (2 points)
  93. 93. ANSWER Neal Stephenson makes use of historical figures as characters in The Baroque Cycle, such as (counterclockwise from upper left) Isaac Newton, Gottfried Leibniz, Sophia of Hanover and William of Orange
  94. 94. 48.What are the famous missing names ?
  95. 95. ANSWER Johannes Nicholas Bronsted and Martin Lowry are the missing ones . SvanteArrhenius and Gilbert N. Lewis are the guys pictured.
  96. 96. 49.This prompted some one to do something. Who and what ?
  97. 97. ANSWER The Fort McHenry bombardment inspired Sir Francis Scott Key to write "The Star Sprangled Banner".
  98. 98. 50.Both God and Evil .
  99. 99. ANSWER Charles Manson
  100. 100. 51.THE THEME LINKERS Solano Ontatrio Westwood Eliza Acid Ada Hare Natas Whale Bomber (Havilland Mosquito is a bomber) Alabama Beta Centauri also known as Agena Scotts Valley (headquarters of Seagate Technology by Alan Shuggart)
  101. 101. THE THEME IS : DOS file viruses
  102. 102. That’s All folks ! With love Subin and Rithwik !

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