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ABOVE quiz finals nov 2010

  1. 1. ABOVE & BEYOND –The ABOVE Quiz 2010Welcome to the FINALSQuizmaster: Venkatesh S (Venky)
  2. 2. Write Choice • 10 questions • Write down all your answers • 5 pts per question or part• 10 point bonus if you get all right
  3. 3. 1What isthis?
  4. 4. Where will 2you find thison theinternet /what is itcalled?
  5. 5. What is shown on this $5 note and 1 cent 3coin?
  6. 6. Name 4the band
  7. 7. Identify the film7. 5
  8. 8. Which 6company?
  9. 9. An actress portraying an actress. Name both 7
  10. 10. Who? 8
  11. 11. What‟s blanked 9out?
  12. 12. Who? 10
  13. 13. Answers Whose1.Dale Steyn and Morne Morkel with the ICC 2011 WC house?2. Failed Whale on Twitter3. Lincoln Memorial4. Indian Ocean5. Yaadon ki Baarat featuring Aamir Khan6. NVIDIA7. Cate Blanchett as Katherine Hepburn8. Lord Mountbatten9.Symbian OS10.David Beckham
  14. 14. Clockwise9 questions on Infinite Bounce+10 for direct and pass
  15. 15. 1• When we now think of the Afghan city of _____, we equate it with the Taliban. But its original name was Gandhara, and it was a part of the ancient Buddhist civilization with its capital city in _____.• Swat, Peshawar and the Kabul Valley were all included in this thriving, peaceful community that had absorbed Mediterranean culture brought to the subcontinent by Alexander, and before him, by Greek mercenaries and traders.• Fill in the two blanks
  16. 16. KandaharTaxila
  17. 17. 2Fathers Name: Shri S.K. AndimuthuDate of Birth: 1963-05-10Birth Place: Velur, Tamil NaduEducation:Government Arts College, Trichy,Government Law College, Madurai andGovernment Law College, Trichy, Tamil NaduWho is this?
  18. 18. • A Raja
  19. 19. 3The Indian Rebellion of 1857, known to theBritish as the "Great Mutiny", but to Indians asthe "First War of Independence", resulted inwidespread devastation in India and a shake-upin the British administration. What was the direct result in the „corporate world‟ of this rebellion?
  20. 20. India was taken over directly by theCrown (British Queen) and the EastIndia Company lost its powers.
  21. 21. 4• Why did this house become vacant recently?
  22. 22. This is where Aung San Suu Kyi, theMyanmar leader was imprisoned and shewas finally released recently
  23. 23. 5Where?What does itrepresent?Who is the sculptor?Which companycommissioned it?
  24. 24. MG Road in BangaloreDNA Double HelixSculpted by Yusuf ArakkalCommissioned by Biocon
  25. 25. 6What‟s the story?
  26. 26. The phrase “Zandu Balm” is apparently afavorite of Madhur Bhandarkar’s and heuses this to address or call people.Lalit Pandit who wrote the song was payingtribute to him.Emami owns Zandu Balm
  27. 27. 7In 1984, why was this a famous answer by a high- flying achiever?
  28. 28. In a famous conversation, RakeshSharma was asked by the then PrimeMinister Indira Gandhi how India lookedfrom space, to which he replied, SaareJahan Se Achcha, Hindustan hamara
  29. 29. 8From 1896 the construction was started and it wascompleted in 1906 with 698 cells. It was constructedwith seven wings, spreading out like a seven-petalflower. In its centre it had a tower with a turret.Connected to this were the three storey high sevenwings with 698 cells. This is why it is called the_______ _____.What?
  30. 30. Cellular Jail in Andaman
  31. 31. 9Who on what?
  32. 32. Mark Zuckerberg, on The Social Network
  33. 33. Anti- Clockwise9 questions on Infinite Bounce+10 for direct and pass
  34. 34. 1• One of the ways in which a batsman can be given out (has never happened in international cricket)• One of Homer‟s Greek epics• A puzzle - the creating of these is called cruciverbalism among its practitioners, who are referred to as cruciverbalists• An achievement of significance• What is the lateral connection to all these?
  35. 35. Book Stores!Time Out, Odyssey, Crossword, Landmark
  36. 36. 2• A countdown clock from Feb 2010. Where and for what??
  37. 37. • Winter Olympics, Vancouver, 2010
  38. 38. 3• X denotes renunciation or disinterestedness. Ourleaders must be indifferent to material gains anddedicate themselves to their work.• The Y in the centre is light, the path of truth to guideour conduct.• The Z shows our relation to (the) soil, our relation tothe plant life here, on which all other life depends.• The “AC” denotes Truth or virtue… it also denotesmotion and represents the dynamism of a peacefulchange Who, in 1947, about what?
  39. 39. S Radhakrishnan, India’s first VP aboutthe National Flag (Orange, White, Greenand the Ashoka Chakra)
  40. 40. 4• So I did that which I thought was most dignified. As I advancedslowly toward him I noticed he was pale, looked wearied, had agray beard, wore a bluish cap with a faded gold band round it, hadon a red-sleeved waistcoat and a pair of gray tweed trousers. Iwould have run to him, only I was a coward in the presence ofsuch a mob, - would have embraced him, only, he being anEnglishman, I did not know how he would receive me; so I didwhat cowardice and false pride suggested was the best thing, -walked deliberately to him, took off my hat, and said,“_ _________ _ ________”? Who, about what?
  41. 41. Henry Morton Stanley’s famous words,“Dr Livingstone, I presume?”
  42. 42. 5Connect – think telecom
  43. 43. Blackberry models – Storm, Pearl, Torchand Curve
  44. 44. 6“In 1981, a young woman wrote him a letter, whichinformed the singer that he was the father of one ofher twins. She continued to send more letters, whichstated that she loved him and wanted to be with him.She wrote of how happy they would be if they raisedthe child together. She pondered how he could ignorehis own flesh and blood. The letters disturbed him tothe extent that he suffered nightmares”Who is he? And this story is given as the basis ofwhat?
  45. 45. Michael JacksonThe song, “Billie Jean”
  46. 46. 7Who, among what?
  47. 47. Omi Vaidya, on the role of Chatur
  48. 48. 8Video of Aishwariya Rai dancing from the film UmraoJaanWhat connects the video to the cities of Lucknow,Banaras and Jaipur?
  49. 49. Kathak – its three main schools /gharanas are in these three cities
  50. 50. 9(Audio of an actor speaking at a college function) Connect
  51. 51. Kamal Hassan, Mamooty and AmitabhBachchan – people who have won NationalAward for Best Actor 3 time
  52. 52. Relatively Speaking 8 visuals All written+10 for each; +15 if youare among 1 or 2 teams to get it
  53. 53. 1ID her husband
  54. 54. 2ID her dad ormom
  55. 55. 3ID herbrother
  56. 56. 4ID his wife
  57. 57. 5ID hisgrandson
  58. 58. 6ID her father
  59. 59. 7ID his son
  60. 60. 8ID hergrandfather
  61. 61. Answers Whose1. Mani Ratnam house?2. Bill & Hilary Clinton3. Abhishek Bachchan4. Indira Gandhi5. Neil Nitin Mukesh6. M Karunanidhi7. Stuart Broad8. Mahatma Gandhi
  62. 62. The Karnataka Quiz AssociationRuns a new question daily athttp://communities.livejournal.com/kqaquizzesOur websitehttp://kqaquizzes.orgOur mailing listkqanews@yahoogroups.comContactarul.mani@gmail.com or kqaquizzes@gmail.com