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Rules All the questions are researched and constructed by the QM himself with sources from various websites. Any resemblance to other ppt or quiz content is purely co-incidental. All the questions will be on pounce. +10/-0 on direct & pass. +10/-10 on pounce.

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Name the game.This is asurvival horror video game developed byHydravision Entertainmentand published byDreamCatcher Interactive in North America,Ubisoft in China andMC2-Microds in other territories. It was released on October 1, 2004 inEurope andNorth America on April 6, 2005.The story focuses on five senior high students of a private high school who stumble upon a laboratory where experiments are being done on the selected individuals of the student body. Their mission is to rescue kenny, warn the school, save their teachers, and get out alive.This game gives players the ability to control and switch between any of five playable characters. Given that he or she will be playing in pairs of characters, the other characters will be computer-controlled, or a second player can join in at any time.The characters are--Josh CarterStanley JonesKenny MatthewsShannon MatthewsAshley Thompson

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Obscure :D

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How these plants are connected to us?Reed,in botany, is a common name of several species of large aquatic grasses, especially the four species constituting the genusPhragmitesof the grass family (Poaceae). The water reed (Phragmites australis) occurs along the margins of lakes, fens, marshes, and streams from the Arctic to the tropics. It is a broad-leafed grass, about 1.5 to 5 metres (5 to 16.5 feet) tall, with feathery flower clusters and stiff, smooth stems. Other plants of the familyPoaceaeknown as reeds aregiant reed(Arundo donax), sea reed (Ammophila arenaria),reed canary grass(Phalaris), andreed grass, or bluejoint (Calamagrostis).Dried reed stems have been used for millennia as thatching and construction material, in basketry, for arrows and pens, and in musical instruments .They also are harvested for their cellulose content.

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Nalbari.Reed means Nal.And We are from Nalbari.

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Give me a company.

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Where we can see this most popularly?AGlasgow smile(also known as aChelsea smile) is awoundcaused by making small cuts on the corners of a victim's mouth, then beating or stabbing him or her until the muscles in the face contract, causing the cuts to extend up the cheeks to the victim's ears. This leaves a scar in the shape of a smile, hence the name.The act is usually performed with a utility knife or a piece of broken glass leaving a scar which causes the victim to appear to besmiling broadly.

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Robert Alexander Mundell is a Nobel Prize-winning Canadianeconomist. Mundell is a professor of economics atColumbia Universityand theChinese University of Hong Kong.He received theNobel Memorial Prize in Economicsin 1999 for his pioneering work in monetary dynamics andoptimum currency areas. He is known as the "father"of what?

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Euro

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Which syndrome?Hans ________ was a Viennese child psychologist who published the first definition of this syndrome in 1944. In four boys, he identified a pattern of behavior and abilities which included "a lack of empathy, little ability to form friendships, one-sided conversation, intense absorption in a special interest, and clumsy movements. He called children with this syndrome "little professors" because of their ability to talk about their favorite subject in great detail. It is commonly said that the paper was based on only four boys. However, Dr. Gnter Krmer, of Zrich, states that it was based on investigations of more than 400 children.

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Asperger syndrome.

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Id X??She is Emilie Schenkl, an Austrian. Her husband left her with a note addressed to his elder brother confirming the identity of his wife and their baby daughter and asking for them to be accepted into their family,if he die in the war.She was introduced to him through a mutual friend, Dr. Mathur, an Indian physician living in Vienna.Since shecould take shorthand and her English and typing skills were good.

Who is her famous husband?

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Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose

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WHO?In early October 1896, he was transferred toBombay,British India. He was considered one of the best polo players in his regiment and led his team to many prestigious tournament victories.He came toBangalorein 1896 as a young army officer, before leaving three years later for the North West Frontier to fight in theSecond Anglo-Afghan War. In his book, 'My Early Life', he describes Bangalore as a city with excellent weather, and his allotted house as a a magnificent pink and white stucco palace in the middle of a large and beautiful garden. In Bangalore he met Pamela Plowden, daughter of a civil servant; she became his first love.

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WINSTON CHURCHILL.

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This word originated withRichard Dawkins' 1976 bookThe Selfish Gene as an attempt to explain the way cultural information spreads. Acc. To the Oxford English Dictionary the word means-1. An element of a culture or system ofbehaviourpassed from oneindividualto another by imitationor other non-geneticmeans.2. An image,video, piece of text, etc., typicallyhumorousin nature, that iscopiedand spread rapidly by Internet users, often with slightvariations.

Which word?

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Meme

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Which painting?The scene ofthis paintingwas based on a real, actual place located on the hill of Ekeberg, Norway, on a path with a safety railing. The faint city and landscape represent the view of Oslo and the Oslo Fjord. According to the artist, one evening when he was walking at sunset with two friends, he began to feel deeply tired. He stopped to rest, leaning against the railing. All he saw was the setting sun and clouds, whichappeared in blood red color. He felt anxious and experienced a ______ that seemed to pass through all of nature. Thus, the painting was born.

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The Scream.

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His name is Otto Heinrich _____. During World War I, he worked for a manufacturer of horseshoes for the Germany military. In 1914, he was conscripted into the German army and sent to the Western front, where he achieved the rank of lieutenant. When the war ended, he took over the family bank, which his younger brother had been managing poorly.Who is his famous daughter?

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Anne Frank

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What is it?It is prepared mainly from different varieties of rice like, bora, joha, bao etc. It is prepared by boiling the rice first and then it is spread on a bamboo dola to dry and then some herbal powder made from medicinal herbs are mixed with it. After that the mixture is kept on a dry earthen pot and pressed hard with a lid of hay. After three/ four days a certain quantity of water is mixed with it and that mixture is sieved properly and it is thus prepared.11

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Apong

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The statuette's current form, a man in a boat, was carved by the sculptor Alexander Smirnov. It represents a figure known as "The Fascinated Wanderer", which refers to a short story written in 1873 by 19th-century Russian authorNikolai Leskov. In this story, the title character, Ivan Flyagin, is a horse trainer and a brute of a man. From his birth his mother has promised that Ivan's life would be devoted to the church. Ivan spends many years avoiding this fate, but eventually gives in and becomes a monk, not for spiritual reasons, but due to a poverty of opportunity. What?12

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Chess Oscar Trophy.

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What is this citys connection to the comics world?.Xis a city in theSoutheastern Anatolia RegionofTurkeyand the capital ofX Province. It lies on a plateau, 540 meters (1,772 feet) above sea level.

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Batman

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Plant?Some species of this plant develop flowers after 65 or 120 years. Interesting fact about flowering is that all plants of one species develop flowers at the same time, no matter where they are located in the world.In ChinaandIndia, this process is traditionally seen as a curse or an indication of a starvation coming.14

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Bamboo

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X=?In the story A Scandal In Bohemia, Dr Watson writes about her-

To Sherlock Holmes she is alwaysthewoman. I have seldom heard him mention her under any other name. In his eyes she eclipses and predominates the whole of her sex. It was not that he felt any emotion akin to love for X... yet there was but one woman to him, and that woman was the late X, of dubious and questionable memory.

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Irene Adler

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Which country is named after him?Simn ______,bynameThe Liberatoror SpanishEl Libertador (bornJuly 24, 1783Venezuela, diedDecember 17, 1830,Colombia),was a Venezuelan soldier and statesman who led the revolutions against Spanish rule in theViceroyalty of New Granada. He waspresidentofGran Colombia(181930) and dictatorofPeru(182326).

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Bolivia.He is Simon Boliver.

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FITBDuff Beeris a brand ofbeerthat originally started as afictional beverage on ___ ________.Since then it has become a real brand of beer in a numb