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Welcome to 
The Ganesh Nayak Memorial 
Open Quiz 
Finals 
Vivek + Venky
Video List It 
Six “matching” answers needed 1 
Watch the video clip and 
• Name the three actors 
• Name their three most...
Exchange sheets. 
Answers Follow…
• Sir Ben Kingsley – The Mandarin from Iron Man 3 
• Mark Strong – Thaal Sinestro from Green Lantern 
• Tom Hiddleston – L...
Clockwise 
Infinite Bounce, +10 
Infinite Pounce, +10/-5 
Part Pounce allowed for +5/-5 
2
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1 
This band is seen in this video ad for ESPN, looking for a 
replacement after sportspe...
ANSWER
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Mariano Rivera 
Metallica’s Enter Sandman was played every 
time he came in to pitch for ...
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2 
There is only one father-son duo who have won this 
Filmfare award category, since it ...
ANSWER
RD Burman Award for Best New Musical Talent 
Siddharth Mahadevan – Shankar Mahadevan 
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3 
The lady on the left is the true holder of a record, 
mistakenly attributed to the South African on the right. 
Next on...
ANSWER
Oldest Test cricketer alive 
Eileen Ash and not Lindsay Tuckett 
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Andy Ganteaume
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4 
A – makes a reference to the story of the Gospel of 
John where Jesus raised someone f...
ANSWER
Lazarus, Elvis, Zombie 
Taxons in Paleontology 
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5 
This is a marble tomb in the English cemetery of Florence. 
The person buried, part of...
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5
ANSWER
Elizabeth Barrett Browning 
Wife of Robert Browning 
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6 
The official translation of this work was completed by Wilhelm 
Geiger in 1912. The fi...
ANSWER
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Mahavamsa 
Culavamsa 
Pali
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7 
Two protagonists of this 502-year-old art work have made a 
noticeable career of their...
ANSWER
The angels/cherubim in Raphael’s 
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Sistine Madonna
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8 
Their official name is the Sovereign Military Hospitaller 
Order of St. John of X of Y...
ANSWER
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X – Jerusalem 
Y – Rhodes 
Z –Malta
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9 
This is the 13-episode satirical TV show made in 1967-68 
by Paradine Productions, tit...
Ganesh Nayak Memorial Open 2014 
9
ANSWER
And Now for Something Completely Different 
The title was a joke on how long it took TV 
show commissioners to actually ma...
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10 
This is the poster for the 
upcoming 42nd edition of 
a comics festival held in 
Fran...
ANSWER
One of the few comic strips by 
Bill Waterson since 1995 
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Ganesh Nayak Memorial Open 2014 
11 
Following on from the previous question, the 
Angouleme Festival offers several prest...
ANSWER
Ganesh Nayak Memorial Open 2014 
Alph-Art Awards
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12 
• The Malayalam film Makaramanju 
• The Kalidasa epic Vikramōrvaśīyam 
• A famous Raj...
ANSWER
Ganesh Nayak Memorial Open 2014 
Urvashi-Pururavas
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13 
These are the first few lines of a poem that has been used 
in numerous Hollywood fil...
ANSWER
Ganesh Nayak Memorial Open 2014 
Dylan Thomas 
Vilanelle
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14 
Deriving its name from Lord Vishnu, this town’s history can 
be traced back to 664 AD...
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14
ANSWER
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Bishnupur 
Baluchari saris
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15 
The original was designed by Charles Deane in 1823, who filed a 
patent for “An appar...
ANSWER
Ganesh Nayak Memorial Open 2014 
Diving Helmet
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16 
In 1862, he enlisted into the 
American Civil War and created 
this poster to recruit...
ANSWER
Ganesh Nayak Memorial Open 2014 
Eli Lilly
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17 
It is thought that this gentleman pioneered the use of a 
logo or personal monogram, ...
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17
ANSWER
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Albrecht Durer
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18 
This is prominently hoisted in every house in an Indian state on 
their New Year Day ...
ANSWER
Ganesh Nayak Memorial Open 2014 
Gudhi; Gudi Padwa
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19 
This person’s mother and father were both extraordinary. The 
mother published the cl...
ANSWER
Ganesh Nayak Memorial Open 2014 
Mary Shelley
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20 
The UNESCO World Heritage Site, the Ischigualasto- 
Talampaya Natural Parks are locat...
Ganesh Nayak Memorial Open 2014 
20
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20
ANSWER
Ganesh Nayak Memorial Open 2014 
Valley of the Moon
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21 
“Sparring partners Trevor Berbick, Oliver McCall, and Greg 
Page were all said to be ...
ANSWER
Mike Tyson vs James Buster Douglas 
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Video List It 
Instruments 3 
Identify the six instruments, 
the piece, and 
the composer 
+5 for each correct instrument ...
1 2 3 
4 5 6 
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Exchange sheets. 
Answers Follow…
1 2 3 
Clarinet Bassoon Oboe 
MAURICE RAVEL • BOLERO 
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4 
5 
6 
Piccolo 
Trombone 
Horn
Anti-Clockwise 
Infinite Bounce, +10 
Infinite Pounce, +10/-5 
Part Pounce allowed for +5/-5 
4
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1 
Several car brands such as Aston Martin, Volvo, Saab and 
Mercedes source their leathe...
ANSWER
There are no barbed wire fences on the 
farms, and so there are minimal nicks and 
cuts on the animal hides. 
Ganesh Nayak...
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2 
Gabriele d'Annunzio designed the Beretta logo to symbolise 
the will to get things don...
ANSWER
The three shots fired by a battleship that 
engages a potential enemy. 
The arrow on the left represents the first warning...
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3 
When Queen Elizabeth I of England died unmarried and 
childless, the English crown pas...
ANSWER
Jack being a shortening of Jacobus, the 
Latin version of James 
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4 
Leisure time, rising incomes and new roads led large 
numbers of Americans to the beac...
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ANSWER
For women to swim hidden from prying 
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eyes. 
It was frowned upon for both sexes to be in ...
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5 
Around 1975, this guy threatened to file a lawsuit, alleging 
that another band’s name...
ANSWER
Ganesh Nayak Memorial Open 2014 
Smokey Robinson 
Smokie
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6 
Irish families have used the prefixes Mac’ and O’ since the 
early 10th century. It lo...
ANSWER
Mac means ‘son of’ 
O’ means ‘grandson of’ 
In ancient Ireland it was usual for a person to be known 
only by one name, bu...
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7 
In hospital dramas like House MD, when a patient crashes, 
we see docs asking for medi...
ANSWER
‘Stat’ is an abbreviation of the Latin 
statim, meaning “immediately” 
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8 
“Going on a _____ hunt” is a phrase suggesting a fool’s 
errand, or an impossible task...
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Sniper, for a sharpshooter 
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From the bird, Snipe
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9 
She was a legendary leader of a group of girls, a story based 
on a 4th- or 5th-centur...
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ANSWER
St. Ursula and her 11,000 virgins 
Virgin Islands is named after her 
Original name: Islas Santa Úrsula y las Once Mil Vír...
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10 
Highclere castle is with the Carnarvon family since 1679. 
Managing affairs, overseei...
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ANSWER
Location for the top hit 
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Downton Abbey
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11 
The man on the right was born Merwan Sheriar Irani in 
Pune to Zoroastrian parents. T...
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ANSWER
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Baba O’Riley 
Named after Meher Baba and Terry Riley
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12 
In fencing, the development of a satisfactory 
electrical system for sabre took longe...
ANSWER
Scoring on the sabre is different 
Both, edge cuts and tip touches count 
As opposed to the foil and épée in which the poi...
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13 
One name for the place is from the first European to 
discover it in 1503, a Spanish ...
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ANSWER
Ganesh Nayak Memorial Open 2014 
Bermuda 
After captain Juan de Bermudez 
Somers Isles 
named after Admiral Somers
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14 
In 1917 he served as a volunteer ambulance driver in World 
War I. Five months after ...
ANSWER
E E Cummings, whose name is often styled 
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“e.e. cummings” 
in the mistaken belief that th...
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15 
There are two rules that govern race walking, both judged 
by the naked eye. The seco...
ANSWER
One foot has to be on the ground at all 
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times 
Back toe cannot leave the ground until th...
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16 
X: Comes from a Dutch combination of “thunder” and 
“pipe”. The first part is thought...
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X
ANSWER
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X — Blunderbuss 
Y — Dragoon
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17 
This man is playing an instrument called a helicon. When 
seeing these used by the US...
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John Philip Sousa designed the Sousaphone. 
He made the bell face the front, so that the 
sound would be carried over the ...
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18 
“I wasn't reffing a football match, I was acting as an umpire 
in military manoeuvres...
ANSWER
Ganesh Nayak Memorial Open 2014 
Ken Aston 
Who was the influence for the introduction 
of Red and Yellow Cards
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19 
It is defined as Cheap and showy; something that is 
counterfeit or of inferior quali...
ANSWER
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Brummagem 
after Birmingham
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20 
Jules Dumont D’Urville is a French naval officer who has left 
his mark, giving his n...
ANSWER
Brought the Venus de Milo to France 
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The two areas of endeavour that this expression is most 
often associated with are un...
ANSWER
It ain’t over till the fat lady sings! 
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Finals of the 2014 KQA Ganesh Nayak Memorial Open Quiz. The quiz was won by the team "We Are Like This Wonly - Anustup Datta, Thejaswi Udupa, Arun Hiregange and Ochintya Sharma".

2014 KQA Ganesh Nayak Memorial Open Quiz Finals

  1. 1. Welcome to The Ganesh Nayak Memorial Open Quiz Finals Vivek + Venky
  2. 2. Video List It Six “matching” answers needed 1 Watch the video clip and • Name the three actors • Name their three most famous villainous roles from the world of superhero movies +5 for each correct answer, no negatives
  3. 3. Exchange sheets. Answers Follow…
  4. 4. • Sir Ben Kingsley – The Mandarin from Iron Man 3 • Mark Strong – Thaal Sinestro from Green Lantern • Tom Hiddleston – Loki from Avengers/Thor Ganesh Nayak Memorial Open 2014
  5. 5. Clockwise Infinite Bounce, +10 Infinite Pounce, +10/-5 Part Pounce allowed for +5/-5 2
  6. 6. Ganesh Nayak Memorial Open 2014 1 This band is seen in this video ad for ESPN, looking for a replacement after sportsperson X announced his retirement earlier this year. Which sportsperson, and what is this band’s connection to the sportsperson?
  7. 7. ANSWER
  8. 8. Ganesh Nayak Memorial Open 2014 Mariano Rivera Metallica’s Enter Sandman was played every time he came in to pitch for the NY Yankees
  9. 9. Ganesh Nayak Memorial Open 2014 2 There is only one father-son duo who have won this Filmfare award category, since it was started in 1995. The son won it in 2014, while the father won it as part of a group in 2002. The award is the only one among the Filmfare awards named after a person, who ironically won the Filmfare award only thrice, despite being nominated numerous times. What is the award called? Who are the father-son duo?
  10. 10. ANSWER
  11. 11. RD Burman Award for Best New Musical Talent Siddharth Mahadevan – Shankar Mahadevan Ganesh Nayak Memorial Open 2014
  12. 12. 3 The lady on the left is the true holder of a record, mistakenly attributed to the South African on the right. Next on this list after the South African, is a West Indian, who is the subject of an oft-repeated quiz question for a solitary effort. What list and who is next on the list? Ganesh Nayak Memorial Open 2014
  13. 13. ANSWER
  14. 14. Oldest Test cricketer alive Eileen Ash and not Lindsay Tuckett Ganesh Nayak Memorial Open 2014 Andy Ganteaume
  15. 15. Ganesh Nayak Memorial Open 2014 4 A – makes a reference to the story of the Gospel of John where Jesus raised someone from the dead B – makes reference to the fact that there have been numerous impersonators of this icon C – makes reference to the fact that they are freed from the dead and seem to have re-appeared Solve for A,B and C, and in which field of science, will you come across these terms?
  16. 16. ANSWER
  17. 17. Lazarus, Elvis, Zombie Taxons in Paleontology Ganesh Nayak Memorial Open 2014
  18. 18. Ganesh Nayak Memorial Open 2014 5 This is a marble tomb in the English cemetery of Florence. The person buried, part of a famous literary couple died here in 1861, having eloped to Italy in 1846. The tomb was designed by Sir Frederic Leighton, the English painter and sculptor who had studied at Florence's Accademia di Belle Arti. Emily Dickinson wrote about it, having treasured a postcard photograph of it. Whose tomb is this, a person who was tipped to succeed William Wordsworth as poet laureate in 1850?
  19. 19. Ganesh Nayak Memorial Open 2014 5
  20. 20. ANSWER
  21. 21. Elizabeth Barrett Browning Wife of Robert Browning Ganesh Nayak Memorial Open 2014
  22. 22. Ganesh Nayak Memorial Open 2014 6 The official translation of this work was completed by Wilhelm Geiger in 1912. The first English translation from Geiger’s native German was done by Mrs. Mabel Haynes Bode. Overall, the work has over 200,000 words of text in about 960 printed pages. It is divided into three parts X, Y and Y Part 2. Not a religious text as such, the work covers a period of 2300 years from 543 BC to 1815 AD and when an Englishman, George Turnour first tried to translate it, he had great difficulty owing to the script in which it was written. Name the work (X), its companion volume (Y) and the script.
  23. 23. ANSWER
  24. 24. Ganesh Nayak Memorial Open 2014 Mahavamsa Culavamsa Pali
  25. 25. Ganesh Nayak Memorial Open 2014 7 Two protagonists of this 502-year-old art work have made a noticeable career of their own. For the first time in 1803, they were copied out of the painting. Soon, they were painted on porcelain and used as decorative motifs for jewellery. In the second half of the nineteenth century, they found their ways as emblems into scrapbooks, were hung as stitching pictures on the wall, decorated bed sheets or pyjama bags. Later, usage for a variety of “heavenly joys” of earthen goods followed – such as coffee, chocolate, stamps or hygiene products. What are we talking about?
  26. 26. ANSWER
  27. 27. The angels/cherubim in Raphael’s Ganesh Nayak Memorial Open 2014 Sistine Madonna
  28. 28. Ganesh Nayak Memorial Open 2014 8 Their official name is the Sovereign Military Hospitaller Order of St. John of X of Y and of Z. They were initially called the Knights Hospitaller (or Hospitallers) to describe their original mission. But they were also called the Knights of St John because of the Order’s patron saint, and also of X, because of their presence in this religious place. After conquering the island of Y in 1310, they became the Knights of Y. In 1530, the Emperor Charles V ceded the island of Z to the Knights. Since then, the Order’s members are commonly referred to as the Knights of Z. Solve for X, Y and Z – order important.
  29. 29. ANSWER
  30. 30. Ganesh Nayak Memorial Open 2014 X – Jerusalem Y – Rhodes Z –Malta
  31. 31. Ganesh Nayak Memorial Open 2014 9 This is the 13-episode satirical TV show made in 1967-68 by Paradine Productions, titled At Last the 1948 Show. In Oct 2014, two “lost” episodes of the show were recovered from the private collection of Sir David Frost, who was the executive producer of the show. “The lovely” Aimi MacDonald is featured in the show as an announcer, uttering a catchphrase that became associated with a subsequent show, and served as the title of a 1971 spinoff film, by the same cast. Which catchphrase, and what does the title At Last the 1948 Show mean?
  32. 32. Ganesh Nayak Memorial Open 2014 9
  33. 33. ANSWER
  34. 34. And Now for Something Completely Different The title was a joke on how long it took TV show commissioners to actually make a Ganesh Nayak Memorial Open 2014 decision
  35. 35. Ganesh Nayak Memorial Open 2014 10 This is the poster for the upcoming 42nd edition of a comics festival held in France every year in Jan. Why has the poster got comics fans all excited?
  36. 36. ANSWER
  37. 37. One of the few comic strips by Bill Waterson since 1995 Ganesh Nayak Memorial Open 2014
  38. 38. Ganesh Nayak Memorial Open 2014 11 Following on from the previous question, the Angouleme Festival offers several prestigious awards under the title of “The Official Awards of the International Comics Festival”. From 1974-1989, these awards were called the Alfred Awards. From 1989-2003, what name did the awards have, honouring an unfinished masterpiece?
  39. 39. ANSWER
  40. 40. Ganesh Nayak Memorial Open 2014 Alph-Art Awards
  41. 41. Ganesh Nayak Memorial Open 2014 12 • The Malayalam film Makaramanju • The Kalidasa epic Vikramōrvaśīyam • A famous Raja Ravi Varma painting showing a parting All these works deal with the love story of a famous king, who started the Aila dynasty, and an Apsara whom he fell in love with at Indira’s court, who parted from him due to a curse by sage Bharata. Name the couple.
  42. 42. ANSWER
  43. 43. Ganesh Nayak Memorial Open 2014 Urvashi-Pururavas
  44. 44. Ganesh Nayak Memorial Open 2014 13 These are the first few lines of a poem that has been used in numerous Hollywood films, and is back in the news because it was featured in the Interstellar. The poem has five stanzas of three lines, followed by a quatrain. Such 19-line poems get their name from the Italian word referring to a rustic song or dance, since the initial subjects of such poems were pastoral. Who is the poet? What is such a poem called?
  45. 45. ANSWER
  46. 46. Ganesh Nayak Memorial Open 2014 Dylan Thomas Vilanelle
  47. 47. Ganesh Nayak Memorial Open 2014 14 Deriving its name from Lord Vishnu, this town’s history can be traced back to 664 AD when King Raghunath I founded the Malla dynasty. Located in the Bankura district, this town is a famous tourist attraction for a unique style of temple architecture. The town is also famous for a GI-indicated sari, the initial production of which flourished in this town, though it is now made in Murshidabad. Name the town and the sari.
  48. 48. Ganesh Nayak Memorial Open 2014 14
  49. 49. ANSWER
  50. 50. Ganesh Nayak Memorial Open 2014 Bishnupur Baluchari saris
  51. 51. Ganesh Nayak Memorial Open 2014 15 The original was designed by Charles Deane in 1823, who filed a patent for “An apparatus to be worn by persons entering rooms or other places filled with smoke or other vapour, for the purpose of extinguishing fire or extricating persons or property therein”. They however soon realised that their design was unwieldy for fire fighters. At the same time, their interest in another field spurred them to contact an engineer, Augustus Siebe, who came up with an object to their specification, and replaced a rigid chamber used till then. What, now essential object for people undertaking a particular activity, came about thus?
  52. 52. ANSWER
  53. 53. Ganesh Nayak Memorial Open 2014 Diving Helmet
  54. 54. Ganesh Nayak Memorial Open 2014 16 In 1862, he enlisted into the American Civil War and created this poster to recruit friends, neighbours and associates. He finally reached the rank of Colonel. After the war, he invested in a cotton plantation, only to go bankrupt. He went on to establish a drug store in Illinois, which became the basis for a global business that continues today. Name him.
  55. 55. ANSWER
  56. 56. Ganesh Nayak Memorial Open 2014 Eli Lilly
  57. 57. Ganesh Nayak Memorial Open 2014 17 It is thought that this gentleman pioneered the use of a logo or personal monogram, at least in his country. Way before any recognised corporate logo from the country like Adidas, Puma, Mercedes, he affixed a monogram with his initials to deter production of copies and fakes. Although there were no copyright laws at the time, he went to court on two occasions to defend his sole use of his monogram. Who?
  58. 58. Ganesh Nayak Memorial Open 2014 17
  59. 59. ANSWER
  60. 60. Ganesh Nayak Memorial Open 2014 Albrecht Durer
  61. 61. Ganesh Nayak Memorial Open 2014 18 This is prominently hoisted in every house in an Indian state on their New Year Day festival, which partly bears this name. It is seen as a symbol of victory associated with the conquests of a great local hero. Another legend is that Brahma’s flag (Brahmadhvaj) is hoisted in every house as a symbolic representation of Rama’s victory and happiness on returning to Ayodhya after slaying Ravana. Since a symbol of victory is always held high, so is the flag. It is also symbol of victory of Shalivahana over Sakas, which people hoisted when he returned to Paithan. What object that lends its name to which festival?
  62. 62. ANSWER
  63. 63. Ganesh Nayak Memorial Open 2014 Gudhi; Gudi Padwa
  64. 64. Ganesh Nayak Memorial Open 2014 19 This person’s mother and father were both extraordinary. The mother published the classic manifesto of sexual equality, A Vindication of the Rights of Woman (1792). The father, William Godwin, established his pre-eminence in radical British political thought with his Enquiry Concerning Political Justice (1793) and won a permanent place in literary history with his novel Caleb Williams (1794), often considered the first English detective novel. The first work of this person in 1808, at the age of 11 was called Mounseer Nongtongpaw; or, the Discoveries of John Bull in a Trip to Paris. Identify the person, whose most famous work came about through a Geneva idyll.
  65. 65. ANSWER
  66. 66. Ganesh Nayak Memorial Open 2014 Mary Shelley
  67. 67. Ganesh Nayak Memorial Open 2014 20 The UNESCO World Heritage Site, the Ischigualasto- Talampaya Natural Parks are located in the northern part of central Argentina comprised of two adjoining protected areas. It harbours the sedimentary Ischigualasto-Villa Union Triassic Basin, consisting of continental sediments deposited during the entire Triassic Period. One of the most popular tourist locations is an area inside the Ischigualasto park that is known by a name that it gets due to its appearance. What name?
  68. 68. Ganesh Nayak Memorial Open 2014 20
  69. 69. Ganesh Nayak Memorial Open 2014 20
  70. 70. ANSWER
  71. 71. Ganesh Nayak Memorial Open 2014 Valley of the Moon
  72. 72. Ganesh Nayak Memorial Open 2014 21 “Sparring partners Trevor Berbick, Oliver McCall, and Greg Page were all said to be easily handling X in training. They all thought X would lose. The management/promotional team didn't call off the fight because everyone thought that Y was so horrible, that even a sub-par X would still stop him. They did not expect a Y who would be in great shape. Even that said, Y still almost got stopped by a dead man.” LA Times quote about which fight?
  73. 73. ANSWER
  74. 74. Mike Tyson vs James Buster Douglas Ganesh Nayak Memorial Open 2014
  75. 75. Video List It Instruments 3 Identify the six instruments, the piece, and the composer +5 for each correct instrument +5 for the piece No negatives
  76. 76. 1 2 3 4 5 6 Ganesh Nayak Memorial Open 2014
  77. 77. Exchange sheets. Answers Follow…
  78. 78. 1 2 3 Clarinet Bassoon Oboe MAURICE RAVEL • BOLERO Ganesh Nayak Memorial Open 2014 4 5 6 Piccolo Trombone Horn
  79. 79. Anti-Clockwise Infinite Bounce, +10 Infinite Pounce, +10/-5 Part Pounce allowed for +5/-5 4
  80. 80. Ganesh Nayak Memorial Open 2014 1 Several car brands such as Aston Martin, Volvo, Saab and Mercedes source their leather from Scottish cows. It has to do with the way these cows are pastured (it may be true of cows from other places too). According to the design head at Aston Martin, what singular feature of Scottish farms is claimed to be the reason behind the quality conscious choice?
  81. 81. ANSWER
  82. 82. There are no barbed wire fences on the farms, and so there are minimal nicks and cuts on the animal hides. Ganesh Nayak Memorial Open 2014
  83. 83. Ganesh Nayak Memorial Open 2014 2 Gabriele d'Annunzio designed the Beretta logo to symbolise the will to get things done. The logo was dubbed “Dare In Brocca” or “hit the target.” The three arrows are three guns on a ship. What intimidatory actions, related to maritime does the logo represent?
  84. 84. ANSWER
  85. 85. The three shots fired by a battleship that engages a potential enemy. The arrow on the left represents the first warning shot, fired at the ship's stern; the arrow on the right represents the second warning shot, fired at the ship's bow. The central arrow is the last round fired, when the ship doesn't yield: this one is aimed at the ship itself. Ganesh Nayak Memorial Open 2014
  86. 86. Ganesh Nayak Memorial Open 2014 3 When Queen Elizabeth I of England died unmarried and childless, the English crown passed to the next available heir, her cousin James VI, King of Scotland. In 1604 he decreed that he would in future be known by the title of King of Great Britain, and in 1606 he gave orders for a flag to be created for his regency, which bore the combined crosses of St George and of St Andrew. Question is, why is the resultant Union Jack called so?
  87. 87. ANSWER
  88. 88. Jack being a shortening of Jacobus, the Latin version of James Ganesh Nayak Memorial Open 2014
  89. 89. Ganesh Nayak Memorial Open 2014 4 Leisure time, rising incomes and new roads led large numbers of Americans to the beach. These contraptions made an appearance in America in the late 1800s. What were they used for?
  90. 90. Ganesh Nayak Memorial Open 2014
  91. 91. ANSWER
  92. 92. For women to swim hidden from prying Ganesh Nayak Memorial Open 2014 eyes. It was frowned upon for both sexes to be in the water at the same time. Ocean swimming was chaste. Women entered the ocean in horse-drawn ‘bathing machines,’ small, roofless cabins on wheels complete with windows and drapes, where they could enjoy the waters of the sea free from prying male eyes.
  93. 93. Ganesh Nayak Memorial Open 2014 5 Around 1975, this guy threatened to file a lawsuit, alleging that another band’s name would confuse the audience. In order to avoid legal action, the other group changed the spelling of their name. They (the band) later had a hit, which is about a guy who is heart-broken when his neighbour of 24 years moves away. Name both—the guy who wanted to sue, and the band.
  94. 94. ANSWER
  95. 95. Ganesh Nayak Memorial Open 2014 Smokey Robinson Smokie
  96. 96. Ganesh Nayak Memorial Open 2014 6 Irish families have used the prefixes Mac’ and O’ since the early 10th century. It lost favour in medieval times. In a revival of Irish culture in the 1890s many families rediscovered their Mac and O's. What do the Mac/Mc and O’ stand for?
  97. 97. ANSWER
  98. 98. Mac means ‘son of’ O’ means ‘grandson of’ In ancient Ireland it was usual for a person to be known only by one name, but when the population grew there was a need for a further means of identification. Ganesh Nayak Memorial Open 2014 Connor/O'Connor Cormack/MacCormack Dermot/MacDermot Leary/O'Leary
  99. 99. Ganesh Nayak Memorial Open 2014 7 In hospital dramas like House MD, when a patient crashes, we see docs asking for medicines to quickly revive a patient and for a crash cart, and yelling ‘stat!’ What does ‘stat’—often used in medical contexts such as in hospital emergency rooms—mean?
  100. 100. ANSWER
  101. 101. ‘Stat’ is an abbreviation of the Latin statim, meaning “immediately” Ganesh Nayak Memorial Open 2014
  102. 102. Ganesh Nayak Memorial Open 2014 8 “Going on a _____ hunt” is a phrase suggesting a fool’s errand, or an impossible task. It is also a term in ice hockey to when a player scores from a long distance. This bird’s camouflage helps them remain undetected by hunters in marshland. And if it flies, hunters have difficulty estimating a correct aiming lead for the bird’s erratic flight pattern. The difficulty involved in hunting the bird has manifested in what other word referring to person with a particular skill?
  103. 103. Ganesh Nayak Memorial Open 2014
  104. 104. ANSWER
  105. 105. Sniper, for a sharpshooter Ganesh Nayak Memorial Open 2014 From the bird, Snipe
  106. 106. Ganesh Nayak Memorial Open 2014 9 She was a legendary leader of a group of girls, a story based on a 4th- or 5th-century inscription in a Cologne church. In a 9th-century sermon the number of maidens increased to several thousand, reportedly martyred under the Roman emperor Maximian. In Jacobus de Voragine’s Legenda Aurea she is a British princess who went to Rome. Who is she and what did Christopher Columbus name in her honour?
  107. 107. Ganesh Nayak Memorial Open 2014
  108. 108. ANSWER
  109. 109. St. Ursula and her 11,000 virgins Virgin Islands is named after her Original name: Islas Santa Úrsula y las Once Mil Vírgenes Ganesh Nayak Memorial Open 2014
  110. 110. Ganesh Nayak Memorial Open 2014 10 Highclere castle is with the Carnarvon family since 1679. Managing affairs, overseeing the grounds and gardens and exhibitions at present, is Lady Carnarvon, whose husband is a great-grandson of the Lord Carnarvon who funded the King Tut digs. Why has Highclere castle been in the news since 2010, with an increased number of tour footfalls?
  111. 111. Ganesh Nayak Memorial Open 2014
  112. 112. ANSWER
  113. 113. Location for the top hit Ganesh Nayak Memorial Open 2014 Downton Abbey
  114. 114. Ganesh Nayak Memorial Open 2014 11 The man on the right was born Merwan Sheriar Irani in Pune to Zoroastrian parents. The man on the left has been variously called a visionary musician, and a creative-consciousness expander. He notably composed music for the radio series of The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy. What 1968 musical christening did they influence?
  115. 115. Ganesh Nayak Memorial Open 2014
  116. 116. ANSWER
  117. 117. Ganesh Nayak Memorial Open 2014 Baba O’Riley Named after Meher Baba and Terry Riley
  118. 118. Ganesh Nayak Memorial Open 2014 12 In fencing, the development of a satisfactory electrical system for sabre took longer than for the epée and the foil due to various technical difficulties. There were two significant reasons. One was the target—the targets for all three are different. What was the other major reason?
  119. 119. ANSWER
  120. 120. Scoring on the sabre is different Both, edge cuts and tip touches count As opposed to the foil and épée in which the point alone is used, in the sabre, the cut with the edge has to be taken Ganesh Nayak Memorial Open 2014 into account.
  121. 121. Ganesh Nayak Memorial Open 2014 13 One name for the place is from the first European to discover it in 1503, a Spanish sea captain Juan de ________. The other name is after an Admiral of the Virginia Company, who was at the helm of the Sea Venture in 1609 and deliberately drove the ship onto the reefs in order to prevent its foundering. This allowed all people aboard to be landed safely ashore. The wreck is shown on the coat of arms of the place. What are the two names?
  122. 122. Ganesh Nayak Memorial Open 2014
  123. 123. ANSWER
  124. 124. Ganesh Nayak Memorial Open 2014 Bermuda After captain Juan de Bermudez Somers Isles named after Admiral Somers
  125. 125. Ganesh Nayak Memorial Open 2014 14 In 1917 he served as a volunteer ambulance driver in World War I. Five months after his assignment, however, he and a friend were interned in a prison camp by the French authorities on suspicion of espionage (an experience recounted in his novel, The Enormous Room) for his outspoken anti-war convictions. Who is this person, whose is known for his linguistic experiments like new compound words? What style change related to him began under a mistaken assumption?
  126. 126. ANSWER
  127. 127. E E Cummings, whose name is often styled Ganesh Nayak Memorial Open 2014 “e.e. cummings” in the mistaken belief that the poet legally changed his name to lowercase letters only. He himself capitalized his name in his signature and in the title pages of original editions of his books.
  128. 128. Ganesh Nayak Memorial Open 2014 15 There are two rules that govern race walking, both judged by the naked eye. The second rule requires that the supporting leg must straighten from the point of contact with the ground and remain straightened until the body passes directly over it. What is the first rule, confirmation of which might require the services of people like Edward Muybridge?
  129. 129. ANSWER
  130. 130. One foot has to be on the ground at all Ganesh Nayak Memorial Open 2014 times Back toe cannot leave the ground until the heel of the front foot has touched.
  131. 131. Ganesh Nayak Memorial Open 2014 16 X: Comes from a Dutch combination of “thunder” and “pipe”. The first part is thought to describe the stunningly loud report of the large bore, short barrelled gun. Y: A set of mounted set of soldiers who used to carry weapons that were a smaller version of X, in handgun form; The gun gets its name from the fact that early ones were decorated with carvings of a mythical creature. What are X and Y?
  132. 132. Ganesh Nayak Memorial Open 2014 X
  133. 133. ANSWER
  134. 134. Ganesh Nayak Memorial Open 2014 X — Blunderbuss Y — Dragoon
  135. 135. Ganesh Nayak Memorial Open 2014 17 This man is playing an instrument called a helicon. When seeing these used by the US Marine Band, an American bandmaster and composer altered it to design another instrument which is named after him. Who is this man whose major works include Semper Fidelis, the Official March of the United States Marine Corps? What design element did he alter and why?
  136. 136. Ganesh Nayak Memorial Open 2014
  137. 137. ANSWER
  138. 138. John Philip Sousa designed the Sousaphone. He made the bell face the front, so that the sound would be carried over the band’s heads. Ganesh Nayak Memorial Open 2014
  139. 139. Ganesh Nayak Memorial Open 2014 18 “I wasn't reffing a football match, I was acting as an umpire in military manoeuvres,” he was to remark in later years. He was no stranger to conflict, having served in the Second World War as a lieutenant-colonel in Asia. But the nature of the game in Santiago merely confirmed everybody's worst fears. Armed police had to enter the field of play on three separate occasions to help the referee to restore order. He sent off two Italian players, and had to break up a number of scuffles and fights on the pitch. Who was the referee?
  140. 140. ANSWER
  141. 141. Ganesh Nayak Memorial Open 2014 Ken Aston Who was the influence for the introduction of Red and Yellow Cards
  142. 142. Ganesh Nayak Memorial Open 2014 19 It is defined as Cheap and showy; something that is counterfeit or of inferior quality. It gets its name from a the dialectal alteration of the name of an English town where counterfeit coins were produced in the 17th century. A use occurs in Dickens's Pickwick Papers, when Mr Jingle describes counterfeit coins as ‘_________ buttons.’ What’s the good word?
  143. 143. ANSWER
  144. 144. Ganesh Nayak Memorial Open 2014 Brummagem after Birmingham
  145. 145. Ganesh Nayak Memorial Open 2014 20 Jules Dumont D’Urville is a French naval officer who has left his mark, giving his name to a few plants and also a D’Urville island. In 1819, Dumont d'Urville sailed on board the Chevrette, under the command of Captain Gauttier-Duparc, to carry out a hydrographic survey. His negotiation skills in events that followed earned him the title of Chevalier and a promotion to lieutenant. France got something magnificent. What did D’Urville do?
  146. 146. ANSWER
  147. 147. Brought the Venus de Milo to France Ganesh Nayak Memorial Open 2014
  148. 148. Ganesh Nayak Memorial Open 2014 21 The two areas of endeavour that this expression is most often associated with are unusual and unrelated – German opera and American sport. The musical connection is with the familiar operatic role of Brunnhilde in Richard Wagner's Götterdämmerung, the last of the four-opera Ring Cycle. All the early printed references to the phrase come from US sports. Alternately credited to Yogi Berra, and broadcasters Dan Cook and Ralph Carpenter, identify this phrase, appropriate to this question.
  149. 149. ANSWER
  150. 150. It ain’t over till the fat lady sings! Ganesh Nayak Memorial Open 2014
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Finals of the 2014 KQA Ganesh Nayak Memorial Open Quiz. The quiz was won by the team "We Are Like This Wonly - Anustup Datta, Thejaswi Udupa, Arun Hiregange and Ochintya Sharma".

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