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General Quiz @ OP Jindal University

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20th June 2017, OP Jindal University
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• The reason behind Company X’s main color is that
the founder Y has a red-green color blindness.
• In 2011, Y annual g...

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Kar diya main aisa kaam, aaj hi aaj mein
Naam lene se aa jate hain , toofan mere raaj mein
Mere itte fan jagat mein, ka...

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  1. 1. 20th June 2017, OP Jindal University Quiz @
  2. 2. 1. • The reason behind Company X’s main color is that the founder Y has a red-green color blindness. • In 2011, Y annual goal was to only eat meat that he killed himself. He said: “In order to practice thankfulness, I want to be more connected to the food I eat and the animals that give their lives so I can eat them.” • Name either X or Y.
  3. 3. 2. Kar diya main aisa kaam, aaj hi aaj mein Naam lene se aa jate hain , toofan mere raaj mein Mere itte fan jagat mein, karun khud par naaj mein Karun dinner har sham main, vip hotel taj mein In English: Today I did something that storms appear at my beck and call, I have so many fans in the world that I feel proud, I have dinner each night at Taj. These are the lyrics of a very famous song (sic). Guess the artist or the song.
  4. 4. 3. • In one of the rallies for the Uttar Pradesh Assembly elections 2017, PM Modi highlighted the eradication of criminal gangs in the state as one of the major issues to be addressed. • He promised to get rid of them in a stealthy manner, referencing a certain cliffhanger from popular culture, that garnered much interest in the media. • What was he referring to?
  5. 5. 4. • X is an actress and model who lost to Tanushree Dutta (known for Aashiq Banaya Aapne) in Miss Universe 2004 contest. • While Tanushree became the 8th runner-up, X couldn’t finish in the top 15. • However, the tables turned and in 2017, X smashed box office records with a movie in which she plays the titular character.
  6. 6. 5. Huffington Post published an article “7 Reasons Why” in which they gave the following reasons for what? 1) An abundance of patriarchy. 2) Sexism is our chief national pastime. 3) Access to 21st century technology doesn't allay 16th century attitudes. 4) For some people, a woman is only a sum of her body parts. 5) A successful woman is dangerous to the peace of mind of misogynists. 6) Some link their sense of self worth to opportunities to slut shame women on Facebook. 7) Exposed legs are known to emit radioactive rays. National security is being compromised!
  7. 7. 6. Identify the inspiration for the Grimreaper
  8. 8. 7. If Navjot Singh Siddhu is Sherry and Harbhajan Singh is Bhajji, who is Chiku?
  9. 9. 8. Identify the flag
  10. 10. 9. Chetan Bhagat was indirectly responsible for the creation of this meme which reflects the feeling in situations such as: • When a friend asks you to join them at Starbucks • Subway guy asks you what sauces to put in your sub • When someone makes a Game of Thrones reference • When someone asks you to explain “Exasperating farrago of distortions, misrepresentations & outright lies being broadcast by an unprincipled showman masquerading as a journalist”
  11. 11. 10. What is being blanked out? (4 images)
  12. 12. 11. Identify.
  13. 13. 12. Identify the poet #onomatopoeia • Tum samjho to mujhe bhi samjhana, kyu mera jeevan hai khokla Pagal baawra sa anjaana… aise baasi khaman dhokla • SHRADDHANJALI Popat kaka ki aatma ka popat, udd gaya udd gaya udd gaya re Shristi ke sajjan haatho se popat, judd gaya judd gaya judd gaya re
  14. 14. 13. In March this year, Miranda Kerr came under attack by internet warriors for something her then fiancé said or did. Who is her (now) husband?
  15. 15. 14. Identify "I am deeply moved by the offer from our State of Israel [to serve as President], and at once saddened and ashamed that I cannot accept it. All my life I have dealt with objective matters, hence I lack both the natural aptitude and the experience to deal properly with people and to exercise official functions. For these reasons alone I should be unsuited to fulfill the duties of that high office, even if advancing age was not making increasing inroads on my strength. I am the more distressed over these circumstances because my relationship to the Jewish people has become my strongest human bond, ever since I became fully aware of our precarious situation among the nations of the world."
  16. 16. 15. • On which brand’s packaging will you find these lines: “Contains Love and ingredient bits therefore shake well and use”? • In a span of five years, its parent company Hector Beverages has raised close to Rs 250 crore in funds from the likes of Infosys co-founder NR Narayana Murthy.
  17. 17. 16. • Ferruccio was a farmer who took his complaints about his Ferrari all the way to Enzo, who didn’t exactly appreciate being given technical notes from a young tractor manufacturer. • When Enzo gave him an earful, a rivalry was born and Ferruccio’s hobby of driving fast cars turned into a passion. • Driven by Enzo’s insult, Ferruccio got to work designing his car and a brand was born. • Identify.
  18. 18. 17. • It is an open-source distributed computing platform featuring a smart-contract functionality. • It was proposed in 2013 by Vitalik Buterin and an online crowdsale happened in 2014. • Languages such as Solidity can be used to write smart-contracts • Name either the platform or the token it employs • [Hint]
  19. 19. 18. • It is a phrase coined by Graham T. Allison, a Harvard professor and US national security and defense policy expert • It is named after a Greek historian who first devised this concept in international relations • The concept is as follows: As one power rises, an already established power gets nervous and gears up for war, with this devolving into a vicious cycle that eventually results in war. • This happened when Athens challenged Sparta, and later when Germany challenged Britain. Increasingly, it is being seen in the challenge China is posing to USA.
  20. 20. • It gained renewed prominence following an Atlantic article in 2015, which was one of the most talked about articles of the year.
  21. 21. 19. • The scholarship is named after a British mining magnate and South African politician • Its stated aims were to promote civic-minded leadership among "young colonists“ with "moral force of character and instincts to lead", for "the furtherance of the British Empire, for the bringing of the whole uncivilised world under British rule, for the recovery of the United States, for the making the Anglo-Saxon race but one Empire"
  22. 22. • The founder was also involved in the creation of De Beers Group, a company which mainstreamed diamonds by its tagline: “A diamond is forever” • Awardees include: Girish Karnad, Montek Singh Ahluwalia, Tony Abott, Malcolm Turnbull, Sanjeev Sanyal
  23. 23. 20. • This university is named after a Welsh merchant and slave trader who was the Governor of Madras from 1687 to 1692 • In 1715 and 1721, he gifted about £800 worth of textiles and books to what was the Collegiate School of Connecticut • The university has a long list of associations with controversial individuals: the above donor had not only kept slaves in Madras but had also encouraged slave exports. • A college in the university named Calhoun College after John Calhoun, a white supremacist, was renamed to Hopper College in February 2017
  24. 24. 21. Road naming and renaming • In Aug 2015, Aurangzeb Road  ??? • In Sep 2016, Race Course Road  ??? • In Feb 2017, Dalhousie Road  ???
  25. 25. 22. • Three of the four Indians or persons of Indian origin who have won a science Nobel come from a particular community said to number under 2 million people. • The odd man out: Punjab-born Hargobind Khorana, who won a Nobel for medicine in 1968. • The tiny community also accounts for one of India’s most famous mathematicians and India’s only world champion in a sport/game of Indian origin.
  26. 26. 23. • This community of Jews has a noted history of achievement in Western societies in the fields of exact and social sciences, literature, finance, politics, media, and others. • While they make up about 2% of the U.S. population, 27% of United States Nobel prize winners in the 20th century, a quarter of Fields Medal winners, 25% of ACM Turing Award winners, and half the world's chess champions, including 8% of the top 100 world chess players have this ancestry.
  27. 27. • Time magazine's person of the 20th century, Albert Einstein belonged to this community. • According to a study performed by Cambridge University, 21% of Ivy League students, 23% of the wealthiest Americans, and 38% of the Oscar- winning film directors, and 29% of the Oslo awards have gone to this community of Jews.
  28. 28. 24. • X originated as a result of difficulties importing Coca- Cola syrup into Nazi Germany during World War II due to a trade embargo. • To circumvent this, Max Keith, the head of Coca-Cola Deutschland (Coca-Cola GmbH), decided to create a new product for the German market, using only ingredients available in Germany at the time, including whey and apple pomace – the "leftovers of leftovers", as Keith later recalled. • The name was the result of a brief brainstorming session, with Keith's exhorting his team to "use their imagination", to which one of his salesmen, Joe Knipp, immediately retorted "X!"
  29. 29. ANSWERS FOLLOW
  30. 30. 1. • The reason behind Company X’s main color is that the founder Y has a red-green color blindness. • In 2011, Y annual goal was to only eat meat that he killed himself. He said: “In order to practice thankfulness, I want to be more connected to the food I eat and the animals that give their lives so I can eat them.” • Name either X or Y.
  31. 31. 2. Kar diya main aisa kaam, aaj hi aaj mein Naam lene se aa jate hain , toofan mere raaj mein Mere itte fan jagat mein, karun khud par naaj mein Karun dinner har sham main, vip hotel taj mein In English: Today I did something that storms appear at my beck and call, I have so many fans in the world that I feel proud, I have dinner each night at Taj. These are the lyrics of a very famous song (sic). Guess the artist or the song.
  32. 32. Dhinchak Pooja
  33. 33. 3. • In one of the rallies for the Uttar Pradesh Assembly elections 2017, PM Modi highlighted the eradication of criminal gangs in the state as one of the major issues to be addressed. • He promised to get rid of them in a stealthy manner, referencing a certain cliffhanger from popular culture, that garnered much interest in the media. • What was he referring to?
  34. 34. 4. • X is an actress and model who lost to Tanushree Dutta (known for Aashiq Banaya Aapne) in Miss Universe 2004 contest. • While Tanushree became the 8th runner-up, X couldn’t finish in the top 15. • However, the tables turned and in 2017, X smashed box office records with a movie in which she plays the titular character.
  35. 35. Gal Gadot
  36. 36. 5. Huffington Post published an article “7 Reasons Why” in which they gave the following reasons for what? 1) An abundance of patriarchy. 2) Sexism is our chief national pastime. 3) Access to 21st century technology doesn't allay 16th century attitudes. 4) For some people, a woman is only a sum of her body parts. 5) A successful woman is dangerous to the peace of mind of misogynists. 6) Some link their sense of self worth to opportunities to slut shame women on Facebook. 7) Exposed legs are known to emit radioactive rays. National security is being compromised!
  37. 37. 7 Reasons Why Priyanka Chopra's Legs Were Disrespectful To PM Modi
  38. 38. 6. Identify the inspiration for the Grimreaper
  39. 39. Steve Bannon
  40. 40. 7. If Navjot Singh Siddhu is Sherry and Harbhajan Singh is Bhajji, who is Chiku?
  41. 41. 8. Identify the flag
  42. 42. J&K
  43. 43. 9. Chetan Bhagat was indirectly responsible for the creation of this meme which reflects the feeling in situations such as: • When a friend asks you to join them at Starbucks • Subway guy asks you what sauces to put in your sub • When someone makes a Game of Thrones reference • When someone asks you to explain “Exasperating farrago of distortions, misrepresentations & outright lies being broadcast by an unprincipled showman masquerading as a journalist”
  44. 44. 10. What is being blanked out? (4 images)
  45. 45. 11. Identify.
  46. 46. Gordon Ramsay
  47. 47. 12. Identify the poet #onomatopoeia • Tum samjho to mujhe bhi samjhana, kyu mera jeevan hai khokla Pagal baawra sa anjaana… jaise baasi khaman dhokla • POPAT KAKA’s SHRADDHANJALI Popat kaka ki aatma ka popat, udd gaya udd gaya udd gaya re Shristi ke sajjan haatho se popat, judd gaya judd gaya judd gaya re
  48. 48. 13. In March this year, Miranda Kerr came under attack by internet warriors for something her then fiancé said or did. Who is her (now) husband?
  49. 49. Evan Spiegel
  50. 50. 14. Identify "I am deeply moved by the offer from our State of Israel [to serve as President], and at once saddened and ashamed that I cannot accept it. All my life I have dealt with objective matters, hence I lack both the natural aptitude and the experience to deal properly with people and to exercise official functions. For these reasons alone I should be unsuited to fulfill the duties of that high office, even if advancing age was not making increasing inroads on my strength. I am the more distressed over these circumstances because my relationship to the Jewish people has become my strongest human bond, ever since I became fully aware of our precarious situation among the nations of the world."
  51. 51. 15. • On which brand’s packaging will you find these lines: “Contains Love and ingredient bits therefore shake well and use”? • In a span of five years, its parent company Hector Beverages has raised close to Rs 250 crore in funds from the likes of Infosys co-founder NR Narayana Murthy.
  52. 52. 16. • Ferruccio was a farmer who took his complaints about his Ferrari all the way to Enzo, who didn’t exactly appreciate being given technical notes from a young tractor manufacturer. • When Enzo gave him an earful, a rivalry was born and Ferruccio’s hobby of driving fast cars turned into a passion. • Driven by Enzo’s insult, Ferruccio got to work designing his car and a brand was born. • Identify.
  53. 53. Lamborghini
  54. 54. 17. • It is an open-source distributed computing platform featuring a smart-contract functionality. • It was proposed in 2013 by Vitalik Buterin and an online crowdsale happened in 2014. • Languages such as Solidity can be used to write smart-contracts • Name either the platform or the token it employs • [Hint]
  55. 55. Ethereum/Ether
  56. 56. 18. • It is a phrase coined by Graham T. Allison, a Harvard professor and US national security and defense policy expert • It is named after a Greek historian who first devised this concept in international relations • The concept is as follows: As one power rises, an already established power gets nervous and gears up for war, with this devolving into a vicious cycle that eventually results in war. • This happened when Athens challenged Sparta, and later when Germany challenged Britain. Increasingly, it is being seen in the challenge China is posing to USA.
  57. 57. • It gained renewed prominence following an Atlantic article in 2015, which was one of the most talked about articles of the year.
  58. 58. 19. • The scholarship is named after a British mining magnate and South African politician • Its stated aims were to promote civic-minded leadership among "young colonists“ with "moral force of character and instincts to lead", for "the furtherance of the British Empire, for the bringing of the whole uncivilised world under British rule, for the recovery of the United States, for the making the Anglo-Saxon race but one Empire"
  59. 59. • The founder was also involved in the creation of De Beers Group, a company which mainstreamed diamonds by its tagline: “A diamond is forever” • Awardees include: Girish Karnad, Montek Singh Ahluwalia, Tony Abott, Malcolm Turnbull, Sanjeev Sanyal
  60. 60. Rhodes Scholarship (Cecil Rhodes)
  61. 61. 20. • This university is named after a Welsh merchant and slave trader who was the Governor of Madras from 1687 to 1692 • In 1715 and 1721, he gifted about £800 worth of textiles and books to what was the Collegiate School of Connecticut • The university has a long list of associations with controversial individuals: the above donor had not only kept slaves in Madras but had also encouraged slave exports. • A college in the university named Calhoun College after John Calhoun, a white supremacist, was renamed to Hopper College in February 2017
  62. 62. 21. Road naming and renaming • In Aug 2015, Aurangzeb Road  ??? • In Sep 2016, Race Course Road  ??? • In Feb 2017, Dalhousie Road  ???
  63. 63. • Aurangzeb Road  Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam Road • Race Course Road  Lok Kalyan Marg • Dalhousie Road  Dara Shikoh Road
  64. 64. 22. • Three of the four Indians or persons of Indian origin who have won a science Nobel come from a particular community said to number under 2 million people. • The odd man out: Punjab-born Hargobind Khorana, who won a Nobel for medicine in 1968. • The tiny community also accounts for one of India’s most famous mathematicians and India’s only world champion in sport of Indian origin.
  65. 65. Tamil Brahmin • C. V. Raman (Physics, 1930) • Subrahmanyan Chandrasekar (Physics, 1983) • Venkatraman Ramakrishnan (chemistry, 2009) • Srinivasa Ramanujan • Viswanathan Anand
  66. 66. 23. • This community of Jews has a noted history of achievement in Western societies in the fields of exact and social sciences, literature, finance, politics, media, and others. • While they make up about 2% of the U.S. population, 27% of United States Nobel prize winners in the 20th century, a quarter of Fields Medal winners, 25% of ACM Turing Award winners, and half the world's chess champions, including 8% of the top 100 world chess players have this ancestry.
  67. 67. • Time magazine's person of the 20th century, Albert Einstein belonged to this community. • According to a study performed by Cambridge University, 21% of Ivy League students, 23% of the wealthiest Americans, and 38% of the Oscar- winning film directors, and 29% of the Oslo awards have gone to this community of Jews.
  68. 68. Ashkenazi Jews
  69. 69. 24. • X originated as a result of difficulties importing Coca- Cola syrup into Nazi Germany during World War II due to a trade embargo. • To circumvent this, Max Keith, the head of Coca-Cola Deutschland (Coca-Cola GmbH), decided to create a new product for the German market, using only ingredients available in Germany at the time, including whey and apple pomace – the "leftovers of leftovers", as Keith later recalled. • The name was the result of a brief brainstorming session, with Keith's exhorting his team to "use their imagination", to which one of his salesmen, Joe Knipp, immediately retorted "X!"

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