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THE FRESHERS' QUIZ 2015- FINALS

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  1. 1. THE FRESHERS’ QUIZ FINALS
  2. 2. 10 questions go clockwise. +10 for correct answer. 1 finite pounce. INFINITE REBOUND
  3. 3. Q: ID THE PERSON IN THE POSTER
  4. 4. LORD KITCHENER
  5. 5. Q: ID THE TV SERIES
  6. 6. GAME OF THRONES
  7. 7. Painted by Greek-Italian artist Constantino Brumidi in 1865 and visible through the oculus of the dome in the rotunda of the United States Capitol Building. The fresco is suspended 180 feet (55 m) above the rotunda floor and covers an area of 4,664 square feet (433.3 m2). Flanked by Liberty and Victory in female form X ascends to the heavens and is transformed into a god. The figures painted are up to 15 feet (4.6 m) tall and are visible from the floor below. The dome was completed in 1863, and Brumidi painted it over the course of 11 months at the end of the Civil War. ID X. Q: APOTHEOSIS OF X
  8. 8. WASHINGTON
  9. 9. After CPM won its first election in West Bengal in 1967, a decision was taken to rename Harrington Road after a world leader of communist movement and so quiet ironically the address of American Consulate became 7, X. Q: GIVE THE ADDRESS.
  10. 10. HO CHIN MINH SARANI (ROAD), CALCUTTA.
  11. 11. In AFI’s 100 years…100 Heroes and Villains, this is the only character to have found a place in both the lists; first as villain, then as a hero. It is technically different but physically the same character played by the same actor? Q: WHICH IS THE CHARACTER?
  12. 12. TERMINATOR
  13. 13. Dr. Kirk Langstrom invented a serum to give him echolocation (a sonar that bats use to guide them in the dark) to cure his growing deafness. Unfortunately, the serum had an unforeseen side-effect, transforming him into the monstrous X. Q: NAME THIS BATMAN ADVERSARY.
  14. 14. MAN-BAT
  15. 15. According to Ahom tradition, Sukaphaa was a descendant of Khunlung, who had come down from the heavens and ruled Mong-Ri-Mong-Ram. During the reign of Suhungmung (1497–1539) which saw the composition of the first Assamese Buranji and increased Hindu influence, the Ahom kings were traced to the union of X (identified with Lengdon) and Syama (a low-caste woman), and were declared Indravamsa kshatriyas, a lineage created for the Ahoms. Suhungmung adopted the title Swarganarayan, and the later kings were called Swargadeos (Lord of the heavens) Q: NAME THE HINDU GOD.
  16. 16. INDRA
  17. 17. A. A planet being hunted by scientists to explain the irregularity in Mercury’s orbit B Roman god of fire C A cult salute Q: ID. ONE WORD ANSWER FOR ALL.
  18. 18. VULCAN
  19. 19. Treaty of X (1756), a defense alliance treaty between France and Austria Treaty of X (1757), expansion of 1756 X treaty to Saxony, Sweden and Russia Treaty of X (1758), confirmation of 1757 and 1756 X treaties Treaty of X (1768), in which the Republic of Genoa ceded Corsica to France Treaty of X (1774), between France and Spain regarding contraband Treaties of X (1783), ended French and Spanish hostilities against Great Britain in the American Revolutionary War Treaty of X (1787), between France and Vietnam agreeing to military support in exchange for trade advantages Treaty of X (1871), ended the Franco-Prussian War Treaty of X (1919), ended the World War I. Q: WHAT IS X
  20. 20. VERSAILLES
  21. 21. EULOGY FOR WHOM? Oprah Winfrey spoke in October, 2005: “I would not be standing here today nor standing where I stand every day had she not chosen to sit down,” Winfrey said. “I know that. I know that. I know that. I know that, and I honor that. Had she not chosen to say we shall not—we shall not be moved.”
  22. 22. ROSA PARKS
  23. 23. 10 Blanks. A-J. Answer all. +10 for each correct answer. Bonus +20 if you get all correct. MEGA POINTER.
  24. 24. A is a ‘epic’ film series created by George Lucas. In the movies series, the character of Obi Wan Kenobi has been portrayed by B and Evan McGregor. B is also known for playing the roles of Col Nicolson in C (1957) and Prince Faisal in D(1962), both movies directed by David Lean, and won an Academy Award for C. D featured the legendary actor E in the lead role, who holds the record for most Academy Award nominations without a win. In the movie Becket, E co-starred with F. In this movie, F played the role of Thomas Becket, while E portrayed King Henry II. F was one of the seven husbands of the British-American star G(only one to be married twice to her). G starred in the historical drama film Cleopatra which was based on the struggles of Cleopatra VII, resisting the imperial ambitions of the Roman Empire. *** When B was introduced to H outside the Villa Capri restaurant in Hollywood, H asked him to take a look at his brand new Porsche Spyder. B thought the car appeared 'sinister' and told H: "If you get in that car, you will be found dead in it by this time next week." This encounter took place on September 23, 1955, seven days before H’s death( at the age of 24). He was ranked 17th best male movie star in AFI’s 100 years… 100 Stars list. *** David lean is also remembered for the movie I (1965), starring Omar Sharif and Julie Christie. It is set in Russia between the years prior to World War I and the Russian Civil War of 1917-1922, and is based on the novel by J, who received a Nobel Prize for the same in 1958.
  25. 25. A: Star Wars B: Alec Guinness C: Bridge on the River Kwai D: Lawrence of Arabia E: Peter O’ Toole F: Richard Burton G: Elizabeth Taylor H: James Dean I: Doctor Zhivago J: Boris Pasternak ANSWERS.
  26. 26. 10 questions go counter-clockwise. +10 for correct answer. 1 finite pounce. INFINITE REBOUND
  27. 27. Q:Map for what?
  28. 28. NUTELLA.
  29. 29. Q: NAME THE AUTHOR.
  30. 30. JK ROWLING
  31. 31. The British Army has been considering proposals to recreate it, given that it was a part of the Army in the past and 10 Victoria Crosses were awarded to soldiers serving in it, post the World Wars. The plan has been shot down repeatedly for different reasons, once due to accusations by the Commission for Racial Equality (CRE) that such a creation could be viewed as racist or sectarian. The proposal has had many supporters including Prince Charles. Q:WHAT?
  32. 32. SIKH REGIMENT.
  33. 33. It is the fifth largest tyre manufacturer in the world and exclusive supplier of tyres to F- 1 since 2008. It is also the jersey sponsor of Italian football club Inter Milan. Q: NAME THE COMPANY.
  34. 34. PIRELLI
  35. 35. In Oct 2015, British boxer Sonny Whiting lost to X at Manchester Arena, who was making his debut although having made a name for himself in another form of this sport representing his country. Q: IDENTIFY X
  36. 36. VIJENDER SINGH
  37. 37. X is an American bestselling writer, attorney, politician, and activist best known for his popular legal thrillers. He has sold over 275 million copies and translated to 42 languages. He is only one of the 3 writers in history to have sold over 2 million copies in a first print. He has said “I seriously doubt I would ever have written the first story had I not been a lawyer. I never dreamed of being a writer. I wrote only after witnessing a trial.” Q: ID
  38. 38. JOHN GRISHAM
  39. 39. 1. Zanjeer 2. Roti Kapda aur Makaan 3. Deewaar 4. Hera Pheri 5. Don 6. Trishul 7. The Great Gambler 8. Kaala Patthar 9. Do Aur Do Paach 10. Dostana 11. Shaan 12. Shakti 13. Aakhree Raastaa 14. Shahenshah 15. Agneepath 16. Akayla 17. Ek Rishtaa: The Bond of Love 18. Aankhen 19. Ganga 20. Nishabd 21. Gangotri 22. Rann. Q: EXHAUSTIVE LIST OF WHAT?
  40. 40. MOVIES IN WHICH AMITABH BACHCHAN HAS PLAYED CHARACTER NAMED VIJAY.
  41. 41. Till late in the 1980s, their activities were controlled by the Office of Special Political Affairs. It was only in 1992 that a separate department was set up to run this important operation. This body, whose members are nicknamed Blue Berets or Blue Helmets, was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 1988. Q: NAME THE ORGANIZATION.
  42. 42. UN PEACEKEEPING FORCE
  43. 43. X The United States Drug Enforcement Administration's training academy. Officer Candidate School and The Basic School. Marine Corps Combat Development Command Air Force Office of Special Investigations headquarters HMX-1 (Presidential helicopter squadron) GIVE X AND THE FUNDA.
  44. 44. FBI ACADEMY, ALL LOCATED AT QUANTICO
  45. 45. He has worked with Theodore Meynert, Jean Charcot and Joseph Breuer. He is the author of ‘Future of an Illusion’, ‘Civilization and its Discontents’, ‘Moses and Monotheism’. He believed that hysteria should be treated by free association. He also formulated the Oedipus Complex and divided the mind into the Id, Ego and Superego. Q: NAME THIS PERSONALITY.
  46. 46. SIGMUND FREUD.
  47. 47. UNIVERSITY CHALLENGE 10 Lead questions on a variety of topics +20 on Direct, +20/-10 on Pounce Followed by supplementary questions if answered correctly(only on Direct). Supplementary questions worth 10 points each
  48. 48. Patients suffering from a rupture of the biceps tendon may develop a bulge in their arm. This is the retracted muscle bunched up in the arm, and is sometimes referred to as a _______ Muscle in medical circles because the muscle is more pronounced than normal. 1.
  49. 49. MEDICAL CONDITIONS NAMED AFTER FICTIONAL CHARACTERS. A. Characterised by long periods of sleep associated with hunger, physical instability, irritability and mental retardation. The patients have sleeping periods of days or weeks and they wake up for eating or going to bathroom. B. It affects men who are afraid of growing up and even if they are adults they still refuse to act like one. Instead they act like teenagers or children and are incapable of assuming any responsibilities, one of the main causes being lack of affection during childhood. C. Medical name is trichobezoar. People eat their hair and it remains in the stomach. When the hair is removed from the digestive system, it comes out as a rope of hair. POPEYE MUSCLE
  50. 50. 2. WHAT EVENT IS BEING DEPICTED HERE?
  51. 51. FOUNDING FATHERS of the USA A. He was a prodigious inventor. Among his many creations were the lightning rod, glass harmonica , bifocal glasses and the flexible urinary catheter. He never patented his inventions, though. B. This Virginian gentleman, resident of the Monticello estate, was the first Secretary of State and opposed Alexander Hamilton’s proposal for setting up a Federal Bank, citing that this would make the States weaker. C. Which founding father, father of “American Navy” and a future President, was portrayed in a 2008 miniseries by Paul Giamatti and called the office of Vice President “the most insignificant office that ever the invention of man contrived”? JOHN TRUMBULL’S DECLARATION OF INDEPENDENCE 4 JULY 1776
  52. 52. The following photograph shows the founders of something that came as a relief to newly independent countries during the ‘Cold War’. What? 3.
  53. 53. INTERNATIONAL/REGIONAL ORGANISATIONS A. This was established in its current name by the Maastricht Treaty in 1993 and was the recipient of the Nobel peace prize in 2012. B. Afghanistan joined this association in April 2007 as the 8th member state. Australia, China, Iran, Japan, Mauritius, Myanmar, South Korea, And the US are Observer states. C. Commonly known as MSF, what is this group, created in the aftermath of the Biafra secession in 1971, by professionals who believed in right to medical care for all, called in english? NON ALIGNED MOVEMENT
  54. 54. X is a cult American sitcom based in New York that premiered in 1994 and now has a movie being made on it. One of the leads of the show is an actor and his biggest achievement in the show is staring in a soap opera Y. Incidentally Y is also a real soap opera that has been running for over 30 years on American TV with a theme similar to one shown in X. 4.
  55. 55. FRIENDS A. Where in New York did Rachel meet Monica when she ran away from her wedding? B. What was the name of the eccentric neighbour who made a will leaving everything to “the two noisy girls in the apartment above mine”? C. Which capuchin monkey did Ross’ friend Bethel rescue from a laboratory? X-FRIENDS, Y- DAYS OF OUR LIVES
  56. 56. What 'journey' have Premanand Swami, Guru Gobind Singh, Madhava Kandali, Balaram Das, Buddha Reddy, Kamban, Krishnadasa Shama, Molla and Nagachandra among others, lent their perspective to? Most famous being of Tulsidas. 5.
  57. 57. A. What gift given by Brahma to Kubera did Ravana seize after the conquest of Alakpuri? B. Which period(yuga) in the Ramayana set in? C. Which actor played the role of Hanuman in the 1986 TV adaptation of Ramayana produced by Ramanand Sagar? RAMAYANA
  58. 58. Henry Olonga, the first black man to play for his country and Andy Flower protested against the conditions in their country in their match against Namibia in WC 2003. They said that many patriotic people said that they shouldn’t be playing in the World Cup in solidarity with the people but decided to play to publicly state their horror. What did Andy Flower and Henry Olonga do? 6.
  59. 59. CRICKET WORLD CUP A. Who is credited with taking the first hat-trick in world cup history? B. In which world cup, a fielding circle was introduced, 30 yards(27 m) away from the stumps? C. Which World Cup featured coloured kits for the first time? BLACK ARM BAND AGAINST “DEATH OF DEMOCRACY” IN THEIR COUNTRY
  60. 60. 7. On the right is Maj Gen El Edroos, offering surrender of his forces to Maj Gen(later Gen and Army Chief) Joyonto Nath Chaudhuri. After what?
  61. 61. INDIAN MILITARY MISSIONS. What/where were these operations? A. OPERATION VIJAY 1999 B. OPERATION WOODROSE C. OPERATION PAWAN OPERATION POLO
  62. 62. He was born in the Jura region of France in 1821 and opened a Malletier shop in Paris in 1854. In the same year he created innovative pieces of his art to accommodate the voluminous dresses worn by France's Empress Eugenie, wife of Napoleon III, and his future was assured. Who? 8.
  63. 63. FAMOUS BRANDS A. It was founded by three siblings with small inheritance in the town of Zlin, Czechoslovakia in 1984 bearing the family name. It was one of the world’s first shoe manufacturers, making shoes for the distant retail merchants. Presently headquartered in Switzerland. B. This multinational chain, known for their “spellings”, has its name derived from the literary masterpiece Moby Dick . C. The four lettered name of this Swedish company consists of first letters of the first and last name of the founder followed by the first letters of the name of the property and village where he grew up. LOUIS VUITTON
  64. 64. A stuttering film producer is shot in this novel; in the aftermath a mountain climber is thrown off a high-rise roof. Many people drown in this novel after their leader is warned that the sea will not part for them on their pilgrimage. A concession concerning the divine status of three local goddesses is recanted in this novel. One character in this novel is “the man of a thousand and one voices,” and is on a plane that is blown up by Sikh terrorists. Name this novel which resulted in a fatwa being issued against the author. 9.
  65. 65. CONTROVERSIAL WORKS A. Set during the anti-Hindu riots following the demolition of Babri Mosque in 1992, this novel was banned in Bangladesh for offending Muslim religious belief and the author forced into exile following threat to her life. The author and the novel please. B. A political spoof, the film was banned by the Congress Government for lampooning the Emergency. The master prints and all copies were allegedly lifted and burned by Sanjay Gandhi supporters. The movie was later remade with a different cast. C. Speculators claim that the background contains hidden images of animals, like lion, ape and buffalos hovering in the air, and that the central figure is actually an epitome of envy. The epic smile seems different to everyone who looks at it. Also the central character doesn’t seem to have any eyebrows or eyelashes. Name this famous painting and the painter. THE SATANIC VERSES
  66. 66. Manoj Bajpai has won the National Film Awards for acting twice in his career. One was for his portrayal of Bhiku Matre in Satya. Which movie, based on an Amrita Pritam novel, earned him his second win? 10.
  67. 67. NATIONAL FILM AWARDS A. What is the venue of this annual ceremony? B. After whom is the lifetime achievement award named after, awarded to a film personality for the outstanding contribution to the growth and development of Indian Cinema? C. Who was awarded the National Award for Best Child Artist in 2011 for a movie about a fourth grader at Holy Family School in Mumbai and his lunchbox? The movie also please. PINJAR
  68. 68. +10 FOR RECOGNISING EACH ELEMENT. GUESS THE RECURRING THEME THAT CROSSED THE QUIZMASTER’S MIND WHILE SETTING THESE QUESTIONS! POINTS ON THE SLIDE INDICATE MARKS FOR THE SAME. LONG VISUAL CONNECT
  69. 69. +50/-25
  70. 70. +50/-25
  71. 71. +40/-20
  72. 72. +30/-15
  73. 73. +10/-5
  74. 74. BASHAR AL ASSAD ROGER BANNISTER CHANDRAPRAKASH DWIVEDI KHALED HOSSEINI MICHAEL CRICHTON, JURASSIC PARK CHE GUEVERA DEVDUTT PATTNAIK ARTHUR CONAN DOYLE ANSWERS
  75. 75. CONNECT- DOCTORS WHO MADE IT BIG IN OTHER FIELDS
  76. 76. AND THE WINNERS ARE… SCORES
  77. 77. THANK YOU

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