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  • 1. CONDUCTED ON 10/4/2014 ENQUIRY SESSION #6 12/04/2014 1 CONDUCTED BY APRATIM MUKHOPADHYAY

2. RULES 12/04/2014CONDUCTED BY APRATIM MUKHOPADHYAY 2 24 QUESTIONS +15/-10 ON THE POUNCE TEAMS MAY POUNCE ON THEIR OWN QUESTION A FLAT 10 FOR A CORRECT ANSWER ON INFINITE BOUNCE THE QUIZMASTER IS ALWAYS RIGHT 3. 12/04/2014CONDUCTED BY APRATIM MUKHOPADHYAY 1. The above is the closing sequence of S6E8 of Seinfeld, aired in 1994. It pays tribute to a scene from which best picture winner at the Oscars? 4. 12/04/2014CONDUCTED BY APRATIM MUKHOPADHYAY 4 5. 12/04/2014CONDUCTED BY APRATIM MUKHOPADHYAY Midnight Cowboy 6. 12/04/2014CONDUCTED BY APRATIM MUKHOPADHYAY 2. X is said to have been inspired by the method used by William Miller, a bookkeeper from Brooklyn in 1899. X was born in Lugo, Italy in 1882. X was nabbed in 1922 for not having taken up American citizenship, although he had lived in the USA since 1903. In his last interview, he had said:Without malice aforethought I had given them the best show that was ever staged in their territory since the landing of the Pilgrims! It was easily worth fifteen million bucks to watch me put the thing over. Identify X, or just tell me how he has been immortalized in the world of business. 7. 12/04/2014CONDUCTED BY APRATIM MUKHOPADHYAY 7 8. 12/04/2014CONDUCTED BY APRATIM MUKHOPADHYAY Charles Ponzi, the fraudster who lent his name to the Ponzi scheme 9. 12/04/2014CONDUCTED BY APRATIM MUKHOPADHYAY 3. Conectamundo 10. 12/04/2014CONDUCTED BY APRATIM MUKHOPADHYAY 10 11. 12/04/2014CONDUCTED BY APRATIM MUKHOPADHYAY Parties formed by breakaway factions from within the INC 12. 12/04/2014CONDUCTED BY APRATIM MUKHOPADHYAY 4. The above is a print ad by? 13. 12/04/2014CONDUCTED BY APRATIM MUKHOPADHYAY 13 14. 12/04/2014CONDUCTED BY APRATIM MUKHOPADHYAY Penguin Books 15. 12/04/2014CONDUCTED BY APRATIM MUKHOPADHYAY 15 5. Names for what Mardaani- Parts of Uttar Pradesh and Bihar Laacha- Punjab Pudve- Konkani Surjya- Assamese Veshti- Tamil 16. 12/04/2014CONDUCTED BY APRATIM MUKHOPADHYAY 16 17. 12/04/2014CONDUCTED BY APRATIM MUKHOPADHYAY Dhoti 18. 12/04/2014CONDUCTED BY APRATIM MUKHOPADHYAY 18 6. Part of the opening credits of which famous and critically appreciated TV show which won nine Emmy awards? 19. 12/04/2014CONDUCTED BY APRATIM MUKHOPADHYAY 19 20. 12/04/2014CONDUCTED BY APRATIM MUKHOPADHYAY 20 Six Feet Under 21. 12/04/2014CONDUCTED BY APRATIM MUKHOPADHYAY 21 7. Which was the first ever team in the history of the European Cup to win it without having been the defending champions or the domestic league winner from the previous season? {Hint: Had the team they beat emerged victorious, they would have held the record} 22. 12/04/2014CONDUCTED BY APRATIM MUKHOPADHYAY 22 23. 12/04/2014CONDUCTED BY APRATIM MUKHOPADHYAY 23 Manchester United in 1999 24. 12/04/2014CONDUCTED BY APRATIM MUKHOPADHYAY 8. Bonding our world together is the marketing logo of which brand which is very famous in India? 25. 12/04/2014CONDUCTED BY APRATIM MUKHOPADHYAY 25 26. 12/04/2014CONDUCTED BY APRATIM MUKHOPADHYAY 26 Dendrite 27. 12/04/2014CONDUCTED BY APRATIM MUKHOPADHYAY 9. The crew of which space shuttle? 28. 12/04/2014CONDUCTED BY APRATIM MUKHOPADHYAY 28 29. 12/04/2014CONDUCTED BY APRATIM MUKHOPADHYAY Challenger 30. 12/04/2014CONDUCTED BY APRATIM MUKHOPADHYAY 10. X was started in 1937 and X became a public sector company in 1947 after India gained independence. X produces distempers, enamels and primers, among other things. Xs flagship product has been exported over the years to countries like Singapore, Thailand, Malaysia and Nigeria. X often works in close cohesion with the National Physics Laboratory of India. Identify X. 31. 12/04/2014CONDUCTED BY APRATIM MUKHOPADHYAY 31 32. 12/04/2014CONDUCTED BY APRATIM MUKHOPADHYAY 32 Mysore Paints and Varnishes Limited 33. 12/04/2014CONDUCTED BY APRATIM MUKHOPADHYAY 33 11. X, composed from 1992 to 1996 and published in 1997, is a semi-autobiographical work which often captures the authors own childhood. X, though generally drawing favourable reviews, also drew reactions like execrable from Carmin Callil and profoundly depressing from The Guardian. X was also apprehended on obscenity charges due to its frank evocations of sexuality, especially a pivotal scene depicting intercourse between a brother and a sister. X was described by its author as an inextricable mix of experience and imagination. Identify X. 34. 12/04/2014CONDUCTED BY APRATIM MUKHOPADHYAY 34 35. 12/04/2014CONDUCTED BY APRATIM MUKHOPADHYAY 35 The God of Small Things 36. 12/04/2014CONDUCTED BY APRATIM MUKHOPADHYAY 12. The name of which animal translates into little armoured one in Spanish? 37. 12/04/2014CONDUCTED BY APRATIM MUKHOPADHYAY 37 38. 12/04/2014CONDUCTED BY APRATIM MUKHOPADHYAY 38 Armadillo 39. 12/04/2014CONDUCTED BY APRATIM MUKHOPADHYAY 39 13. Warren Buffet recently speaking about which fictional character, whom he also described as a good businessman: X would be my guy if I ever have to go toe-to-toe with anyone. 40. 12/04/2014CONDUCTED BY APRATIM MUKHOPADHYAY 40 41. 12/04/2014CONDUCTED BY APRATIM MUKHOPADHYAY 41 Walter White 42. 12/04/2014CONDUCTED BY APRATIM MUKHOPADHYAY 42 14. What was unique about this match and whose brief involvement led to what we see? 43. 12/04/2014CONDUCTED BY APRATIM MUKHOPADHYAY 43 44. 12/04/2014CONDUCTED BY APRATIM MUKHOPADHYAY 44 45. 12/04/2014CONDUCTED BY APRATIM MUKHOPADHYAY 45 The first ever Hell in a Cell match Kane{it was his debut} 46. 12/04/2014CONDUCTED BY APRATIM MUKHOPADHYAY 46 15. Identify the film and the author on whose work it was based. 47. 12/04/2014CONDUCTED BY APRATIM MUKHOPADHYAY 47 48. 12/04/2014CONDUCTED BY APRATIM MUKHOPADHYAY 48 A Single Man Christopher Isherwood 49. 12/04/2014CONDUCTED BY APRATIM MUKHOPADHYAY 16. A plaque commemmorating what? 50. 12/04/2014CONDUCTED BY APRATIM MUKHOPADHYAY 50 51. 12/04/2014CONDUCTED BY APRATIM MUKHOPADHYAY 51 The worlds first ATM 52. 12/04/2014CONDUCTED BY APRATIM MUKHOPADHYAY 17. Although X has been used and suggested in various forms by grups and figures as diverse as Buddhists and Thomas Paine, Xs most iconic usage commenced in 1978 after X was popularised by Gilbert Baker, an artist from San Francisco. To commemorate the 25th anniversary of Y, a one mile- long X was created in New York in 1994, and post the event it was cut up and distributed. After Z, someone whose life has since been commemorated on celluloid died in 1978, the demand for Xs increased greatly. In 1989, X received nationwide attention in the USA after a certain John Stout sued his landlord and won the right to display X on his apartment balcony. Identify X, Y and Z. 53. 12/04/2014CONDUCTED BY APRATIM MUKHOPADHYAY 53 54. 12/04/2014CONDUCTED BY APRATIM MUKHOPADHYAY 54 X- Rainbow/ LGBT pride flag Y- Stonewall riots Z- Harvey Milk 55. 12/04/2014CONDUCTED BY APRATIM MUKHOPADHYAY 18. X is said to have been created by Bhima while living as a cook, Ballav, in exile.. Since Bhima did not know how to cook, he merely chopped up many vegetables and grated it. Other mythogical versions of Xs creation exist. X is considered an integral part of Sadya, a particular feast. X is usually eaten with rice; X is also often used to indicate something boiled or cooked in water. Identify X. 56. 12/04/2014CONDUCTED BY APRATIM MUKHOPADHYAY 56 57. 12/04/2014CONDUCTED BY APRATIM MUKHOPADHYAY 57 Avial 58. 12/04/2014CONDUCTED BY APRATIM MUKHOPADHYAY 19. The above is a graph depicting what? 59. 12/04/2014CONDUCTED BY APRATIM MUKHOPADHYAY 59 60. 12/04/2014CONDUCTED BY APRATIM MUKHOPADHYAY 60 Magnus Carlsens elo rating 61. 12/04/2014CONDUCTED BY APRATIM MUKHOPADHYAY 20. This is the minimalist poster of which recent movie? 62. 12/04/2014CONDUCTED BY APRATIM MUKHOPADHYAY 62 63. 12/04/2014CONDUCTED BY APRATIM MUKHOPADHYAY 63 Aashiqui 2 64. 12/04/2014CONDUCTED BY APRATIM MUKHOPADHYAY 64 21. The above is the election symbol of which party? 65. 12/04/2014CONDUCTED BY APRATIM MUKHOPADHYAY 65 66. 12/04/2014CONDUCTED BY APRATIM MUKHOPADHYAY 66 Tehrik-I-Insaf 67. 12/04/2014CONDUCTED BY APRATIM MUKHOPADHYAY 67 22. Which very commonly used phrase derives from medieval times, an age when warriors often carried too many weapons and, due to lack of enough places to safely keep them in, had to resort to unusual means of holding on to their arsenal? 68. 12/04/2014CONDUCTED BY APRATIM MUKHOPADHYAY 68 69. 12/04/2014CONDUCTED BY APRATIM MUKHOPADHYAY 69 Armed to the teeth 70. 12/04/2014CONDUCTED BY APRATIM MUKHOPADHYAY 70 23. Several ideas were considered before this image was shot. One idea was to use milk in stead of water, but the fear of castigation from a worldwide audience after WWII had just ended for wasting it caused it to be scrapped. Another wild but ultimately rejected idea involved exploding a certain animal. 28 attempts were apparently needed to capture a perfect shot. Which iconic image is being referred to here? 71. 12/04/2014CONDUCTED BY APRATIM MUKHOPADHYAY 71 72. 12/04/2014CONDUCTED BY APRATIM MUKHOPADHYAY 72 Dali Atomicus 73. 12/04/2014CONDUCTED BY APRATIM MUKHOPADHYAY 73 24. To close with another question from Seinfeld, the above segment spoofs which film? 74. 12/04/2014CONDUCTED BY APRATIM MUKHOPADHYAY 74 75. 12/04/2014CONDUCTED BY APRATIM MUKHOPADHYAY 75 Pulp Fiction 76. 12/04/2014CONDUCTED BY APRATIM MUKHOPADHYAY 76