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INQUIZITION 2018

Inquizition is the annual inter-college freshers' quiz by Enquiry, the quiz forum of Jadavpur University.

The highest in the prelims was 23.5 with 5 stars and the cut-off was 14 with 3 stars.The top 3 teams scored 212, 207, and 163 respectively.

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  1. 1. INQUIZITION 2018 The Annual Inter-College Freshers’ Quiz Organised by Enquiry: Jadavpur University Quiz Forum
  2. 2. RESEARCHED & CONDUCTED BY Pratyoy Das, B. Tech CSE, 4th Year Baidik Chandra, B. Tech CSE, 4th Year Arunava Banerjee, M.A. English, PG-1 Baneswar Sarker, M. Tech. Prod. Management, PG-1 Ananyo Brahma, M.A. Economics, PG-1 Balagopal Menon, M.A. English, PG-2
  3. 3. RULES 1. Teams of not more than 3 members each. 2. All members of a team must be from the same institution. 3. Keep your phones on silent mode for the duration of the prelims. Anyone found using their phone will be disqualified immediately. 4. Love thy neighbour, but outside this room. 5. Answers will be revealed after the prelims sheet collection. Wait for it. 6. Top 8 teams to qualify to the finals.
  4. 4. FORMAT 1. There are 26 questions in the prelims worth a total of 32 points. 2. Multiples of 4 have two parts and are worth 2 points each. 3. Question 1, 5, 9, 13, 17, 21, 25 are starred and will be used to resolve ties, if any. 4. If a tie still persists, the team with the longest streak of correct answers will qualify. Quizzing is not just about knowing stuff but also about working out the answers from the clues given in the question in red. They will lead you to the answer. There are no negatives throughout the prelims. Feel free to guess.
  5. 5. Question 1 (*) In the series How I Met Your Mother, Barney is shown to have a hangover cure “Stinson's Hangover Fixer Elixir”. Barney, in a fake history lesson, says that the this cure was invented by his ancestor Barnert Stinsonheimer.The project had a few failures before resulting in a successful elixir that can cure hangovers. Stinsonheimer was subsequently awarded the Brobel Prize. The aforementioned project was aptly titled “Too Many Xs project”. Identify X. Pratyoy INQUIZITION 2018: Inter-College Freshers’ Quiz Prelims
  6. 6. Answer Manhattan From the Manhattan project and the eponymous cocktail. Pratyoy INQUIZITION 2018: Inter-College Freshers’ Quiz Prelims
  7. 7. Question 2 In this meme, there’s a reference to two widely different things. One is a fairly recent event in the world of science and tech and the other is considered one of the worst movies ever made. An Oscar nominated movie made on this movie, released last year. Give me both the references. Part points going. Pratyoy INQUIZITION 2018: Inter-College Freshers’ Quiz Prelims
  8. 8. Answer Tesla’s Roadster in space The Room Pratyoy INQUIZITION 2018: Inter-College Freshers’ Quiz Prelims
  9. 9. Question 3 Explain why these beautiful shoes have been set in fire. Pictures are fairly recent (2018). The reason for the protests has been memefied - much like how most things are these days. You won’t get full points unless you give me the name of a person. Pratyoy INQUIZITION 2018: Inter-College Freshers’ Quiz Prelims
  10. 10. Answer Protests against Colin Kaepernick-Nike deal. Burning shoes is a mark of boycotting Nike products. Pratyoy INQUIZITION 2018: Inter-College Freshers’ Quiz Prelims
  11. 11. Question 4 Two French brothers, Edouard and Andre X, founders of the company X, started the X guide. The motivation behind the guide was that the limited number of car drivers in the country would drive their cars more, thus increasing the sale of X’s tyres. The X guide also started giving X star, a rating to establishments of a certain kind of business. This rating is now one of the most prestigious accreditation an establishment can have. (A) Identify X. (B) To what establishments are X stars given? Pratyoy INQUIZITION 2018: Inter-College Freshers’ Quiz Prelims 2 pointer
  12. 12. Answer (A) Michelin (B) Restaurants Pratyoy INQUIZITION 2018: Inter-College Freshers’ Quiz Prelims
  13. 13. Question 5 (*) On August 18th and August 19th 2016, Pizza Hut India offered a free pizza to any woman named X and Y respectively, subject to a valid ID proof of course. Simple. Just give me X and Y. Won’t be fussy about the order. Pratyoy INQUIZITION 2018: Inter-College Freshers’ Quiz Prelims
  14. 14. Answer X: Sakshi Y: Sindhu Pratyoy INQUIZITION 2018: Inter-College Freshers’ Quiz Prelims
  15. 15. Question 6 A girl who is warm and humanly during the day A classy girl who know how to enjoy the freedom of a cup of coffee A girl whose heart gets hotter when night comes A girl with that kind of twist I’m a guy A guy who is as warm as you during the day A guy who one-shots his coffee before it even cools down A guy whose heart bursts when night comes That kind of guy This is the english translation of the opening stanzas of which international sensation? Pratyoy INQUIZITION 2018: Inter-College Freshers’ Quiz Prelims
  16. 16. Answer Gangnam Style Pratyoy INQUIZITION 2018: Inter-College Freshers’ Quiz Prelims
  17. 17. Question 7 Identify the voice singing at the beginning. Pratyoy INQUIZITION 2018: Inter-College Freshers’ Quiz Prelims < Play Audio >
  18. 18. Answer Virender Sehwag Pratyoy INQUIZITION 2018: Inter-College Freshers’ Quiz Prelims
  19. 19. Question 8 X has a huge fan following in Bangladesh. "Bangladesh has always been second home to me. But more than X, fans want to see Y, which right now seems to have overshadowed my personality," he says, adding he was amused when a Bangladeshi food processing company approached him to endorse Y, a food product which has the same name as a character he has played in all the three movies of a series whose 4th movie will release next year. Y is a two word name, the second word being the name of the particular food product. For example, Rollick Ice-cream. Identify X and Y. Pratyoy INQUIZITION 2018: Inter-College Freshers’ Quiz Prelims 2 pointer
  20. 20. Answer X: Chunky Pandey Y: Akhri Pasta Pratyoy INQUIZITION 2018: Inter-College Freshers’ Quiz Prelims
  21. 21. Question 9 (*) Created by Dietrich Mateschitz, the founder of Red Bull, the Taurus _____ _____ Award is a highly coveted movie award. Instituted in 2001, some of the films to get it were – The Perfect Storm (for Best water work) & Gladiator (for best work with an animal). Jeannie Epper is the first lady to get this award for Lifetime Achievement. What is this award about? Baidik INQUIZITION 2018: Inter-College Freshers’ Quiz Prelims
  22. 22. Answer The Taurus World Stunt Awards is an annual award ceremony that honors stunt performers in movies Baidik INQUIZITION 2018: Inter-College Freshers’ Quiz Prelims
  23. 23. Question 10 Pench National Park in Madhya Pradesh is one of the most well-known national parks in India. Raised to the status of a national park in 1975 and established as a tiger reserve in 1992, this park and the adjoining area is also the original setting for a hugely popular fictional book. Which book is this? Baidik INQUIZITION 2018: Inter-College Freshers’ Quiz Prelims
  24. 24. Answer The Jungle Book Baidik INQUIZITION 2018: Inter-College Freshers’ Quiz Prelims
  25. 25. Question 11 As per historical records, Noorjehan created this food-item by mixing sweetened milk and an array of fruit pulps with crushed ice imported from Himalayan lakes. With time, the recipe has seen a lot of change. Identify this food item which is found, even today, in almost every nook-and-corner of India. Baidik INQUIZITION 2018: Inter-College Freshers’ Quiz Prelims
  26. 26. Answer Kulfi Baidik INQUIZITION 2018: Inter-College Freshers’ Quiz Prelims
  27. 27. Question 12 Generally interpreted as a call to remember long-standing friendships, this poem was written in 1788 and later set to tune. It is also sung at graduations and other occasions. The International Boy Scout youth movement, in many countries, uses it to close jamborees and other functions. (A) Which poem? (B) Which famous song in Bengali has the same tune? Baidik INQUIZITION 2018: Inter-College Freshers’ Quiz Prelims 2 pointer
  28. 28. Answer (A) Auld Lang Syne (B) Purono Shei Diner Kotha Baidik INQUIZITION 2018: Inter-College Freshers’ Quiz Prelims
  29. 29. Question 13 (*) The last person sentenced to death by this infamous institution was a deist named Cayetano Ripoll. A teacher, he was essentially arrested for neglecting his students’ religious education. In July 1826, after being held in jail for two years, Ripoll was hanged for heresy. After his death, Ripoll’s body was put into a barrel that had flames painted on it, which was meant to symbolize burning. Ripoll’s execution shocked the whole country and drew criticism from across Europe. Shortly after this, said institution was abolished for good in 1934. Name it. Arunava INQUIZITION 2018: Inter-College Freshers’ Quiz Prelims
  30. 30. Answer The Spanish Inquisition Arunava INQUIZITION 2018: Inter-College Freshers’ Quiz Prelims
  31. 31. Question 14 Buzzfeed has recently reported that there is a sizable sect of the people on the internet who believe that many of the bad reviews circulating online of a movie releasing in the US this weekend are faked and distributed through bots on social media by followers of Lady Gaga, who want her movie with Bradley Cooper, A Star is Born, which is also releasing the same weekend, to win over at the box office. Now, fans backing the other film are beginning to push against this reported attack by contributing to this toxicity. Posts mocking the bot spree have started circulating in social media, and others are sharing their own negative reviews of A Star Is Born as revenge. Name the movie originally being disparaged. Arunava INQUIZITION 2018: Inter-College Freshers’ Quiz Prelims
  32. 32. Answer Venom Arunava INQUIZITION 2018: Inter-College Freshers’ Quiz Prelims
  33. 33. Question 15 In 2015, a man from Glasgow, Scotland, walked into his local emergency room. He told the doctors that he was suffering from wavy vision and a crippling chronic headache. They ran a full battery of tests, and the results left doctors baffled. His blood pressure and body temperature were both normal. He reported that he had no memory loss, nor had he suffered any head trauma. Neural scans were ordered, but yet again, the tests came back fine. The hospital finally called on an eye doctor, assuming that his eyes were where the problem lay. Upon examination, the eye doctor noticed swollen optical discs and bleeding nerve fibers, which are telltale signs of the final unsurprising diagnosis. He’d obviously overdone something that you, as freshers, are a little too aware of by now (although I hope never to his extent). So, what would you describe his condition as? Arunava INQUIZITION 2018: Inter-College Freshers’ Quiz Prelims
  34. 34. Answer Arunava INQUIZITION 2018: Inter-College Freshers’ Quiz Prelims Hangover! He had consumed 60 pints of beer over four days. That’s 28.4 liters of beer.
  35. 35. Question 16 Two of the greatest novelists of all time bored the hell out of each other the one time they met at a Parisian party in 1922. There are many versions and anecdotes about what they said to one another, including: X: Do you like truffles? X: I have never read your works, Mr X. Y: Yes, I do. Y: I have never read your works, Mr Y. X: I’ve had headaches every day. My eyes are terrible. Y: My poor stomach. What am I going to do? It’s killing me. In fact, I must leave at once. X: I’m in the same situation. If I can find someone to take me by the arm. Goodbye! Y: Charmé. Oh, my stomach. Identify the two authors. Arunava INQUIZITION 2018: Inter-College Freshers’ Quiz Prelims 2 pointer
  36. 36. Answer Marcel Proust James Joyce Arunava INQUIZITION 2018: Inter-College Freshers’ Quiz Prelims
  37. 37. Question 17 (*) After the death of the Jewish state of Israel’s first President in 1952, the Foreign Ministry of Israel was asked to assist in finding candidates. The Ambassador to the United States approached X to ask if he would accept the offer to serve as President of Israel. He added that acceptance would require relocation to Israel and acceptance of Israeli nationality, but in appreciation of the importance and scope of his work he would be offered freedom to continue his scientific activity. X declined respectfully, as he did not think he was fit for that role. Who is X? Baneswar INQUIZITION 2018: Inter-College Freshers’ Quiz Prelims
  38. 38. Answer Albert Einstein Baneswar INQUIZITION 2018: Inter-College Freshers’ Quiz Prelims
  39. 39. Question 18 This fictional character by an author was based on John Nettleship, who taught the author chemistry and employed her mother as an assistant at Wyedean School near Chepstow in England. The author has said that she disliked her teacher. She went on to describe the fictional character as a horrible teacher, saying the "worst, shabbiest thing you can do as a teacher is to bully students." Which fictional character am I talking about? Baneswar INQUIZITION 2018: Inter-College Freshers’ Quiz Prelims
  40. 40. Answer Prof. Severus Snape Baneswar INQUIZITION 2018: Inter-College Freshers’ Quiz Prelims
  41. 41. Question 19 This chemical element got its name from the fact that was principally mined on Cyprus. The origin of the name of the metal is from aes сyprium (metal of Cyprus). Which element am I talking about? Baneswar INQUIZITION 2018: Inter-College Freshers’ Quiz Prelims
  42. 42. Answer Copper Baneswar INQUIZITION 2018: Inter-College Freshers’ Quiz Prelims
  43. 43. Question 20 Google celebrating the birthday of a famous author through this doodle, which shows his greatest creation. (A) Name him. (B) Name the creation. Baneswar INQUIZITION 2018: Inter-College Freshers’ Quiz Prelims 2 pointer
  44. 44. Answer (A) Bram Stoker (B) Dracula Baneswar INQUIZITION 2018: Inter-College Freshers’ Quiz Prelims
  45. 45. Question 21 (*) Homo floresiensis is an extinct species. The first set of remains to have been discovered was determined to be from a 30-year-old female and was chosen as the type specimen for the proposed species. Its height has been estimated at about 1.06 m (3 ft 6 in). The height of a second skeleton has been estimated at 1.09 m (3 ft 7 in) based on measurements of its tibia. These estimates are outside the range of normal modern human height and considerably shorter than the average adult height of even the smallest modern humans. What is this species nicknamed after a literary creation which is around the same height? Ananyo INQUIZITION 2018: Inter-College Freshers’ Quiz Prelims
  46. 46. Answer Hobbit Ananyo INQUIZITION 2018: Inter-College Freshers’ Quiz Prelims
  47. 47. Question 22 Who is this? Picture taken with his family in Disneyland, 1981. Ananyo INQUIZITION 2018: Inter-College Freshers’ Quiz Prelims
  48. 48. Answer Pablo Escobar Ananyo INQUIZITION 2018: Inter-College Freshers’ Quiz Prelims
  49. 49. Question 23 This is a picture of Thanos and the Infinity Stones. Which popular culture icon is being parodied here? Need a two word name. Hint: He was all over our social media feeds in early 2017. Ananyo INQUIZITION 2018: Inter-College Freshers’ Quiz Prelims
  50. 50. Answer Salt Bae Ananyo INQUIZITION 2018: Inter-College Freshers’ Quiz Prelims
  51. 51. Question 24 The painting alongside shows two characters from the epic Mahabharata. The woman was the queen of the Kuru king of Hastinapur and the great-grandmother of the Pandavas and the Kauravas. (A) Name the two characters portrayed in the painting. Half points for only one name. (B) Name the painter. 2 pointer Ananyo INQUIZITION 2018: Inter-College Freshers’ Quiz Prelims
  52. 52. Answer (A) Santanu and Satyavati (B) Raja Ravi Varma Ananyo INQUIZITION 2018: Inter-College Freshers’ Quiz Prelims
  53. 53. Question 25 (*) The Huzita-Hatori (also called the Huzita-Justin) axioms are a set of seven mathematical principles on paper folding. Initially discovered by Jacques Justin in 1986, they were rediscovered and described in 1991 by the Japanese-Italian mathematician, Humiaki Huzita at the First International Conference on X in Education and Therapy. The axioms are based on the geometrics of X and show how using X we can solve third degree equations such as the ones involved in angle trisections or the Delian problem. Identify X. Balagopal INQUIZITION 2018: Inter-College Freshers’ Quiz Prelims
  54. 54. Answer Balagopal INQUIZITION 2018: Inter-College Freshers’ Quiz Prelims Origami
  55. 55. Question 26 The earliest known X was made by converting flintlock pistols, and used gunpowder. The first commercially mass-produced and portable (in a manner of speaking) X, the Döbereiner's lamp, was made by a German chemist in 1823 by passing flammable hydrogen gas over a platinum sponge. Identify X. Balagopal INQUIZITION 2018: Inter-College Freshers’ Quiz Prelims
  56. 56. Balagopal INQUIZITION 2018: Inter-College Freshers’ Quiz Prelims B: Schematic diagram of the lamp, basic similarity may be noted to the present-day structure of X. A: The Döbereiner's lamp
  57. 57. Answer Balagopal INQUIZITION 2018: Inter-College Freshers’ Quiz Prelims Lighters
  58. 58. INQUIZITION 2018 The Annual Inter-College Freshers’ Quiz FINALS Organised by Enquiry: Jadavpur University Quiz Forum
  59. 59. RESEARCHED & CONDUCTED BY Balagopal Menon (M.A. English, PG-2) Pratyoy Das (B. Tech CSE, 4th Year) Ananyo Brahma (M.A. Economics, PG-1) Baidik Chandra (B. Tech CSE, 4th Year) Arunava Banerjee (M.A. English, PG-1) Baneswar Sarker (M. Tech. Prod. Management, PG-1) Md. Aqib Khan (B.A. English, UG-2) Tuba Waqar (B.A. English, UG-2) Ishan Palit (B. Tech EE, 3rd Year)
  60. 60. FORMAT Round 1: Written (6 questions) [Theme based] Round 2: List It Round 3: Infinite Bounce and Pounce - I (12 questions) Round 4: Written - Mixed Bag (5 questions) Round 5: Long Connect Round 6: Infinite Bounce and Pounce - II (12 questions)
  61. 61. Round 1: Written Balagopal
  62. 62. Written Round: Angrezi yil farmata hoy ● 6 questions. ● +10/0 for each answer. ● Teams may stake their answers by putting an asterisk beside the answers. +15/-5 on stake. ● The theme is English words borrowed from Indian languages. Either the question or the answer will have a direct connection to the theme. The connection in case of each question will not be specified. ● At the end of this round, teams are to exchange their answer sheets before commencing correction. ● All blanks are indicative. Balagopal INQUIZITION 2018: Inter-College Freshers’ Quiz Finals
  63. 63. Question 1 The root word for the nine-lettered name of this fruit is “chakka.” When the Portuguese landed in Kerala in 1498, they slightly modified the local “chakka,” to suit their tongue. Later on, the English used the resulting Portuguese word to name the fruit. Perhaps because of this, rather extreme, anglicization, it was initially believed to have been named after a Scottish botanist working in then Bengal, William ____. Which fruit is this? Balagopal INQUIZITION 2018: Inter-College Freshers’ Quiz Finals
  64. 64. Answer Jackfruit Balagopal INQUIZITION 2018: Inter-College Freshers’ Quiz Finals
  65. 65. Question 2 Intended to compete with Sega’s Sonic the Hedgehog and Nintendo’s Mario, what kind of an animal is Crash, the mascot for Sony Playstation? Balagopal INQUIZITION 2018: Inter-College Freshers’ Quiz Finals
  66. 66. Answer Bandicoot Balagopal INQUIZITION 2018: Inter-College Freshers’ Quiz Finals
  67. 67. Question 3 Derived from “mandat,” a Tamil loanword in Burmese meaning “temporary shelter,” what (usually) man-made structure is prominent in this part of the country around this time of the year? Balagopal INQUIZITION 2018: Inter-College Freshers’ Quiz Finals
  68. 68. Answer Pandal Balagopal INQUIZITION 2018: Inter-College Freshers’ Quiz Finals
  69. 69. Question 4 The origin story of which character is discussed in the following panels from the July 1965 issue of X-Men #12? Balagopal INQUIZITION 2018: Inter-College Freshers’ Quiz Finals
  70. 70. Answer Juggernaut Balagopal INQUIZITION 2018: Inter-College Freshers’ Quiz Finals
  71. 71. Question 5 Named after the Urdu word meaning “five,” what drink, common among American college students, originally contained the following five ingredients: alcohol, sugar, lemon, water, and tea or spices? Balagopal INQUIZITION 2018: Inter-College Freshers’ Quiz Finals
  72. 72. Answer Punch Balagopal INQUIZITION 2018: Inter-College Freshers’ Quiz Finals
  73. 73. Question 6 The origin of which common English phrase is described thus in Yule and Burnell’s dictionary of Anglo-Indian words and phrases, Hobson-Jobson: “Originally an actual copper coin, Damri is a common enough expression for the infinitesimal in coin [...] And this leads to the suggestion that a like expression, often heard from coarse talkers in England as well as in India, originated in the latter country, and that whatever profanity there may be in the animus, there is none in the etymology, when such an one blurts out '_ ___'_ ____ _ ___!' in other words, 'I don't care a brass farthing!'” Balagopal INQUIZITION 2018: Inter-College Freshers’ Quiz Finals
  74. 74. Answer “I don’t give a dam(n)!” Balagopal INQUIZITION 2018: Inter-College Freshers’ Quiz Finals
  75. 75. Round 2: List It Pratyoy
  76. 76. This is a written round. You get points based on how many items of a list you can name. Bonus points as applicable. You get 90 seconds to write the answers. Pratyoy INQUIZITION 2018: Inter-College Freshers’ Quiz Finals
  77. 77. Name all the 15 players present in the Indian Cricket World Cup winning squad of 2011. +4 for each correct answer. +6 bonus if you get all the players who played in the final correct. +9 bonus more if you get all the players right. 75 points at stake! Pratyoy INQUIZITION 2018: Inter-College Freshers’ Quiz Finals
  78. 78. 1. Sehwag 2. Tendulkar 3. Gambhir 4. Kohli 5. Y. Singh 6. Dhoni 7. Raina 8. H.Singh 9. Z. Khan 10. M. Patel 11. Sreesanth Players in final Pratyoy INQUIZITION 2018: Inter-College Freshers’ Quiz Finals 1. Y. Pathan 2. Ashwin 3. Chawla 4. Nehra (the other members)
  79. 79. Round 3: Infinite Bounce & Pounce - I Ananyo, Aqib, Tuba
  80. 80. Infinite Bounce & Pounce - I ● 12 questions. ● +10/-05 for correct/incorrect answer on pounce. ● +10/0 for correct/incorrect answer on bounce. ● +10 on the direct. ● Part points, if any, is upto the QM. ● We move clockwise in this round starting with team 1.
  81. 81. Question 1 This is Irene Bedard in the role of Wichapi in Westworld S02E08 “Kiksuya”. The episode explored the Ghost Nation’s journey to consciousness. The Ghost Nation refers to a large band of Indians (or bloodthirsty savages according to some guests) who speak Lakota. Where have we heard Irene Bedard in and since 1995? Ananyo INQUIZITION 2018: Inter-College Freshers’ Quiz Finals
  82. 82. Answer Ananyo INQUIZITION 2018: Inter-College Freshers’ Quiz Finals She voiced Pocahontas in the Disney movie.
  83. 83. Question 2 As the story goes, before X became the first American woman in _____ in 1983, engineers considered how many tampons she might need for a week in _____. “Is 100 the right number?”, they famously asked her. “No”, she replied. “That is not the right number.” Scientists weighed her tampons and a professional sniffer smelled them to make sure they wouldn’t smell too strongly in a confined _____ capsule. The engineers were trying to be thoughtful, though; reportedly they packed the tampons with their strings connected so that they wouldn’t float away. Identify X and give me the blank for full points. Ananyo INQUIZITION 2018: Inter-College Freshers’ Quiz Finals
  84. 84. Answer Ananyo INQUIZITION 2018: Inter-College Freshers’ Quiz Finals Sally Ride First American woman in space
  85. 85. Question 3 The Battle of Megiddo was fought between Egyptian forces under the command of Pharaoh Thutmose III and a large rebellious coalition of Canaanite vassal states led by the king of Kadesh. It is the first battle to have been recorded in what is accepted as relatively reliable detail. Megiddo is also the first recorded use of the composite bow and the first body count. One unanticipated result came in the form of the word X, which took its root from Megiddo's name. It left such an impression on people that they believed the final battle of humanity would take place there as well. What’s the word X? Ananyo INQUIZITION 2018: Inter-College Freshers’ Quiz Finals
  86. 86. Answer Ananyo INQUIZITION 2018: Inter-College Freshers’ Quiz Finals Armageddon
  87. 87. Question 4 New York Times, May 4, 2018: “A cultural impresario, accused of using his influence to coerce women into having sex. Powerful associates who are said to have covered for him, playing down his misconduct or looking the other way. Newly emboldened victims, who have come forward with accounts of his misbehavior. These elements of scandal, by now familiar in the #MeToo era, claimed an unusual casualty on Friday: X. The 232-year-old panel that has conferred X since 1901, announced that it would take the extraordinary step of postponing this year’s X until next year, when it will name two winners — something it has not done since delaying the 1949 prize, bestowed on Y in 1950.” Identify X and Y. [5+5] Part points on bounce, not on pounce. Ananyo INQUIZITION 2018: Inter-College Freshers’ Quiz Finals
  88. 88. Answer Ananyo INQUIZITION 2018: Inter-College Freshers’ Quiz Finals X: Nobel Prize in Literature Y: William Faulkner Faulkner was the 1949 awardee but was conferred the prize in 1950 with Bertrand Russell.
  89. 89. Question 5 Aqib & Tuba INQUIZITION 2018: Inter-College Freshers’ Quiz Finals Identify this pop culture phenomenon. Bigger picture on the next slide.
  90. 90. Answer Aqib & Tuba INQUIZITION 2018: Inter-College Freshers’ Quiz Finals Loss Meme
  91. 91. Question 6 Aqib & Tuba INQUIZITION 2018: Inter-College Freshers’ Quiz Finals The following video is from a Norwegian TV series. The scene shown is heavily inspired by a scene in a much more popular movie, to the extent that even the music used is the same. Identify the movie. <play video>
  92. 92. Answer Romeo + Juliet | TV show- Skam Aqib & Tuba INQUIZITION 2018: Inter-College Freshers’ Quiz Finals
  93. 93. Question 7 Aqib & Tuba INQUIZITION 2018: Inter-College Freshers’ Quiz Finals The clip is from Ariana Grande's 'God is a Woman' music video. Grande is show lip-syncing a monologue performed by X, as this person recites a passage of pronoun-switched version of text from Y; which also happens to be the same lines that this other iconic character recites before killing someone in a Hollywood movie released in 1994. Identify X and Y. <play video>
  94. 94. Answer X - Madonna Y - Ezekiel 25:17 Aqib & Tuba INQUIZITION 2018: Inter-College Freshers’ Quiz Finals
  95. 95. Question 8 Aqib & Tuba INQUIZITION 2018: Inter-College Freshers’ Quiz Finals The Lexicon of Comicana is a 1980 book by the American cartoonist Mort Walker. It was intended as a tongue-in-cheek look at the devices used by cartoonists. In it, Walker invented an international set of symbols called symbolia after researching cartoons around the world. The term X refers to the series of typographical symbols (such as @#$%&!) used in cartoons and comic strips to represent swear words which was introduced by him in the article "Let's Get Down to X" (1964) and revisited in his book The Lexicon of Comicana (1980). Give me X.
  96. 96. Aqib & Tuba INQUIZITION 2018: Inter-College Freshers’ Quiz Finals
  97. 97. Answer Grawlix/Grawlixes Aqib & Tuba INQUIZITION 2018: Inter-College Freshers’ Quiz Finals
  98. 98. Question 9 Identify the woman sitting between Nayantara Sahgal and Rita Dar, both members of the Nehru family, in this picture clicked in the summer of 1947. A bigger picture follows. Aqib & Tuba INQUIZITION 2018: Inter-College Freshers’ Quiz Finals
  99. 99. Answer Frida Kahlo Aqib & Tuba INQUIZITION 2018: Inter-College Freshers’ Quiz Finals
  100. 100. Question 10 Aqib & Tuba INQUIZITION 2018: Inter-College Freshers’ Quiz Finals Identify the person being cosplayed and the one cosplaying.
  101. 101. Answer Person being cosplayed - Bob Dylan Person cosplaying - Cate Blanchett Aqib & Tuba INQUIZITION 2018: Inter-College Freshers’ Quiz Finals
  102. 102. Question 11 Aqib & Tuba INQUIZITION 2018: Inter-College Freshers’ Quiz Finals The creator came up with an idea for what is now a very popular "creation", while watching the television. The creator was switching between two channels. One showing the coverage of the Iraqi war and the other, a reality TV show. Identify the person and the creation.
  103. 103. Answer Suzanne Collins & Hunger Games Aqib & Tuba INQUIZITION 2018: Inter-College Freshers’ Quiz Finals
  104. 104. Question 12 Aqib & Tuba INQUIZITION 2018: Inter-College Freshers’ Quiz Finals Jake Parker, also known as Agent 44, is a comics short-story creator, concept artist, illustrator, and animator. In 2009 Parker started X, now a popular annual celebration. In 2014's X, over 100,000 images were tagged on Twitter. What is X?
  105. 105. Answer Inktober Aqib & Tuba INQUIZITION 2018: Inter-College Freshers’ Quiz Finals
  106. 106. Round 4: Written Ishan Palit
  107. 107. Written Round: Mixed Bag ● 5 questions. ● +10/0 for each answer. ● Teams may stake their answers by putting an asterisk beside the answers. +15/-5 on stake. ● At the end of this round, teams are to exchange their answer sheets before commencing correction. ● All blanks are indicative. Ishan INQUIZITION 2018: Inter-College Freshers’ Quiz Finals
  108. 108. Question 1 “Nurse loves the new chemist. Constable 14A loves Mary Kelly. Gerty MacDowell loves the boy that has the bicycle. M. B. loves a fair gentleman. Li Chi Han lovey up kissy Cha Pu Chow. Jumbo, the elephant, loves Alice, the elephant. Old Mr Verschole with the ear trumpet loves old Mrs VErschoyle with the turnedin eye. The man in the brown macintosh loves a lady who is dead. His Majesty the King loves Her Majesty the Queen. Mrs Norman W. Tupper loves officer Taylor. You love a certain person. And this person loves that other person because everybody loves somebody but God loves everybody. ” Which five words precede this passage? Ishan INQUIZITION 2018: Inter-College Freshers’ Quiz Finals
  109. 109. Answer Love Loves To Love Love. From Ulysses by James Joyce. No variations are acceptable. Ishan INQUIZITION 2018: Inter-College Freshers’ Quiz Finals
  110. 110. Question 2 Identify the movie from its minimalist poster. Bigger picture on the next slide. Ishan INQUIZITION 2018: Inter-College Freshers’ Quiz Finals
  111. 111. Answer Reservoir Dogs Ishan INQUIZITION 2018: Inter-College Freshers’ Quiz Finals
  112. 112. Question 3 “I started from my favourite gravestone photograph, and added in details from some of the other gravestones too, building a composite image from many parts. I wanted to give the cover real depth, so my next step was to convert the gravestone design into a digital 3D model. I combined this model with the Photoshop composite image, which allowed me to add in effects: conveying light, eroding and distressing parts of the stone to create the sense of age and decay.” Picture on the next slide. Identify which cover is being talked about? Ishan INQUIZITION 2018: Inter-College Freshers’ Quiz Finals
  113. 113. Answer The Ministry of Utmost Happiness Ishan INQUIZITION 2018: Inter-College Freshers’ Quiz Finals
  114. 114. Question 4 Name this collection of dresses from Yves Saint Laurent. Picture on the next slide. Ishan INQUIZITION 2018: Inter-College Freshers’ Quiz Finals
  115. 115. Question 4 Ishan INQUIZITION 2018: Inter-College Freshers’ Quiz Finals
  116. 116. Answer Mondrian Collection Will also accept all answers with Mondrian in it. Ishan INQUIZITION 2018: Inter-College Freshers’ Quiz Finals
  117. 117. Question 5 Founded in 1929 by Marcel Bloch as Société des Avions Marcel Bloch or "MB". After World War II, Marcel Bloch changed his name to Marcel _______, and the name of the company was changed to its current name. Identify the current name of the company and its flagship product,recently making news for all the wrong reasons. ( 5 + 5 ) Ishan INQUIZITION 2018: Inter-College Freshers’ Quiz Finals
  118. 118. Answer Company - Dassault Aviation Product - Rafale Ishan INQUIZITION 2018: Inter-College Freshers’ Quiz Finals
  119. 119. Round 5: Connect Aqib, Tuba
  120. 120. RULES 1. 6 questions with an underlying connect. 2. Pounce only. No bounce. This is applicable for each element in the connect. 3. +10/-05 on correct/incorrect pounce. 4. Long connect points specified on each slide. 5. Two tries only. Aqib & Tuba INQUIZITION 2018: Inter-College Freshers’ Quiz Finals
  121. 121. Question 1 What connects these? Paddington Iorek Rupert Aloysius Aqib & Tuba INQUIZITION 2018: Inter-College Freshers’ Quiz Finals +60/-40
  122. 122. Question 2 The following is one of the not so very rare places where DC and Marvel tend to overlap. X is the name of a fictional planet in the 30th century of the DC Universe, named after the legendary island. Ruled by a king and served by ___bearing weapons shaped like oak branches, the planet exists in a medieval stage of technology. X was also the location selected by Agent Phil Coulson of S.H.I.E.L.D. for Tony Stark's cover story for the the Duel of Los Angeles. The cover placed Stark and 50 guests on his yacht with port papers from X. Stark decided against the cover story and revealed his identity as Iron Man. Aqib & Tuba INQUIZITION 2018: Inter-College Freshers’ Quiz Finals +50/-30
  123. 123. Question 3 Connect. Aqib & Tuba INQUIZITION 2018: Inter-College Freshers’ Quiz Finals +40/-20
  124. 124. Question 4 X, also known as Mora, is a major antagonist in Power Rangers S.P.D. and Emperor Gruumm's right-hand henchwoman. X was turned into a 10 year old girl with the ability to create real monsters with just her drawings. However, mid-way through the season, Grumm reverts her back to her form of X as punishment for failure. Identify X. Aqib & Tuba INQUIZITION 2018: Inter-College Freshers’ Quiz Finals +30/-10
  125. 125. Question 4
  126. 126. Question 5 Apart from belonging to the Wizarding World, what is the other thing the following share in common? Aqib & Tuba INQUIZITION 2018: Inter-College Freshers’ Quiz Finals +20/-05
  127. 127. Question 6 Below is the description of a character from the manga Soul Eater. "_________ is the obnoxious Great Old One and former member of the Eight Shinigami Legions. Predating the creation of the Demon Weapon race and serving as the inspiration that led to their creation, he is a Legendary Blade and is officially recognized as the most powerful weapon in the world." Filll in the blank. Aqib & Tuba INQUIZITION 2018: Inter-College Freshers’ Quiz Finals +10/0
  128. 128. Question 1 What connects these? Paddington Iorek Rupert Aloysius Aqib & Tuba INQUIZITION 2018: Inter-College Freshers’ Quiz Finals +60/-40
  129. 129. Paddington the Bear Iorek Byrnison Rupert the Bear Aloysius from ………………………………………………………………………………………………………………… .Brideshead Revisited BEAR.
  130. 130. Question 2 The following is one of the not so very rare places where DC and Marvel tend to overlap. X is the name of a fictional planet in the 30th century of the DC Universe, named after the legendary island. Ruled by a king and served by ___bearing weapons shaped like oak branches, the planet exists in a medieval stage of technology. X was also the location selected by Agent Phil Coulson of S.H.I.E.L.D. for Tony Stark's cover story for the the Duel of Los Angeles. The cover placed Stark and 50 guests on his yacht with port papers from X. Stark decided against the cover story and revealed his identity as Iron Man. Aqib & Tuba INQUIZITION 2018: Inter-College Freshers’ Quiz Finals +50/-30
  131. 131. Answer AVALON Aqib & Tuba INQUIZITION 2018: Inter-College Freshers’ Quiz Finals
  132. 132. Question 3 Connect. Aqib & Tuba INQUIZITION 2018: Inter-College Freshers’ Quiz Finals +40/-20
  133. 133. Answer ACTRESSES PLAYING GUINEVERE. Aqib & Tuba INQUIZITION 2018: Inter-College Freshers’ Quiz Finals Angel Coulby BBC One fantasy TV series Merlin. (2008-2012) Tamsin Egerton in Camelot (2011) Keira Knightley In King Arthur(2004). Julia Ormond in First Knight (1995) Anne Girouard in Kaamelott (2005-2009)
  134. 134. Question 4 X, also known as Mora, is a major antagonist in Power Rangers S.P.D. and Emperor Gruumm's right-hand henchwoman. X was turned into a 10 year old girl with the ability to create real monsters with just her drawings. However, mid-way through the season, Grumm reverts her back to her form of X as punishment for failure. Identify X. Aqib & Tuba INQUIZITION 2018: Inter-College Freshers’ Quiz Finals +30/-10
  135. 135. Question 4
  136. 136. Answer Morgana
  137. 137. Question 5 Apart from belonging to the Wizarding World, what is the other thing the following share in common? Aqib & Tuba INQUIZITION 2018: Inter-College Freshers’ Quiz Finals +20/-05
  138. 138. Answer They all are recipients of the Order of Merlin. Aqib & Tuba INQUIZITION 2018: Inter-College Freshers’ Quiz Finals
  139. 139. Question 6 Below is the description of a character from the manga Soul Eater. "_________ is the obnoxious Great Old One and former member of the Eight Shinigami Legions. Predating the creation of the Demon Weapon race and serving as the inspiration that led to their creation, he is a Legendary Blade and is officially recognized as the most powerful weapon in the world." Filll in the blank. Aqib & Tuba INQUIZITION 2018: Inter-College Freshers’ Quiz Finals +10/0
  140. 140. Answer EXCALIBUR Aqib & Tuba INQUIZITION 2018: Inter-College Freshers’ Quiz Finals
  141. 141. Answers 1. Bear 2. Avalon 3. Guinevere 4. Morgana 5. Order of Merlin. 6. Excalibur LONG CONNECT: ARTHUR Aqib & Tuba INQUIZITION 2018: Inter-College Freshers’ Quiz Finals
  142. 142. Round 6: Infinite Bounce & Pounce - II Baidik, Arunava, Baneswar
  143. 143. Infinite Bounce & Pounce - II ● 12 questions. ● +10/-05 for correct/incorrect answer on pounce. ● +10/0 for correct/incorrect answer on bounce. ● +10 on the direct. ● Part points, if any, is upto the QM. ● We move anti-clockwise in this round starting with team 8.
  144. 144. Question 1 Identify this 1991 movie. Cast: Big B, Rajnikanth, Govinda, Danny Denzongpa, Anupam Kher, etc. Features a fantastic dance song. (At least 2 of the QMs think it’s fantastic) Baidik INQUIZITION 2018: Inter-College Freshers’ Quiz Finals
  145. 145. Answer HUM Baidik INQUIZITION 2018: Inter-College Freshers’ Quiz Finals
  146. 146. Question 2 What is the name of the pre-fabricated bridges which are extensively used by the Indian Army to rapidly build road networks in otherwise inaccessible areas? Hint: In news locally, for being part of the solution of a recent incident. Or, think about a Parle product. Not biscuits though. Baidik INQUIZITION 2018: Inter-College Freshers’ Quiz Finals
  147. 147. Answer Bailey Bridges Baidik INQUIZITION 2018: Inter-College Freshers’ Quiz Finals
  148. 148. Question 3 Identify this Entrepreneur who was recently seen in a video dancing to “Apni toh jaise-taise” after a big piece of news. Baidik INQUIZITION 2018: Inter-College Freshers’ Quiz Finals
  149. 149. Answer Vijay Shekhar Sharma of PayTM Baidik INQUIZITION 2018: Inter-College Freshers’ Quiz Finals
  150. 150. Question 4 The Urban Dictionary describes this as :- “People have split opinions; Some think it's a great phrase and a great motto to live by, while others think it's 'Carpe Diem' ('Seize the Day') for stupid people.” i.e. Stupid people can’t speak Latin, that’s why they say… Or rather, the dumba#!'s excuse for something stupid that they did Baidik INQUIZITION 2018: Inter-College Freshers’ Quiz Finals
  151. 151. Answer YOLO Baidik INQUIZITION 2018: Inter-College Freshers’ Quiz Finals
  152. 152. Question 5 This activity has had a curious record for getting people into all sorts of trouble. The incident that probably claimed the most lives occurred in Jerusalem during the first century AD. The historian Josephus reported that during the Feast of Unleavened Bread, a Roman soldier is said to have dropped his pants, bent over, and engaged in it to such an extent that he enraged the surrounding crowd, resulting in a riot that claimed the lives of 10,000 people. What? Arunava INQUIZITION 2018: Inter-College Freshers’ Quiz Finals
  153. 153. Answer Arunava INQUIZITION 2018: Inter-College Freshers’ Quiz Finals He farted.
  154. 154. Question 6 In 1842, French novelist and playwright, Honore de Balzac finished his new play, Les Ressources de Quinola. March 19 was opening night at the Odeon Theater in Paris. To generate some buzz, he started the rumor that tickets for the play had completely sold out. He thought this would bring people to the theater in droves, wanting to see what all the excitement was about. Hearing the play sold out, everyone stayed home, thinking they couldn’t get tickets. The play opened to an almost empty theater. What was this the first instance of? Arunava INQUIZITION 2018: Inter-College Freshers’ Quiz Finals
  155. 155. Answer Arunava INQUIZITION 2018: Inter-College Freshers’ Quiz Finals First publicity stunt gone wrong / PR disaster in history
  156. 156. Question 7 Arunava INQUIZITION 2018: Inter-College Freshers’ Quiz Finals Identify this superhero depicted here (dubbed "The Bombastic Bagman" or "The Amazing Bag-Man") shown wearing a costume on loan from the Fantastic Four.
  157. 157. Answer Arunava INQUIZITION 2018: Inter-College Freshers’ Quiz Finals Peter Parker (Spider-Man) had to don this costume as a result of being separated from the alien symbiote (that later became Venom in the comics) in the Baxter Building.
  158. 158. Question 8 Arunava INQUIZITION 2018: Inter-College Freshers’ Quiz Finals Recent (college student) affairs. Give context or funda.
  159. 159. Answer Arunava INQUIZITION 2018: Inter-College Freshers’ Quiz Finals ABVP (BJP’s student wing)’s Hyderabad Central University election manifesto
  160. 160. Question 9 India celebrates National Technology Day on 11th May every year. The day highlights the important role of Science in our daily lives and encourages students to embrace Science as a career option. Various events are organized in different technical institutes and engineering colleges to mark the day. National Technology Day is celebrated on 11th May to commemorate an event which took place 20 years ago. This event has also been the subject of a film this year. Which event am I talking about? Baneswar INQUIZITION 2018: Inter-College Freshers’ Quiz Finals
  161. 161. Answer Pokhran II Nuclear Tests Balagopal INQUIZITION 2018: Inter-College Freshers’ Quiz Finals
  162. 162. Question 10 Ryūichi Yamamoto is a Japanese retired sumo wrestler. He is the heaviest Japanese-born sumo wrestler in history.He retired in 2011 and participates in sumo exhibitions and amateur tournaments. He suddenly shot into limelight last year when he “wrestled” a non-wrestler who was almost one-fourth his weight. Their “fight” is the second most viewed video on Youtube. Whom did he wrestle in that video? Baneswar INQUIZITION 2018: Inter-College Freshers’ Quiz Finals
  163. 163. Answer Ed Sheeran Baneswar INQUIZITION 2018: Inter-College Freshers’ Quiz Finals
  164. 164. Question 11 A certain village about 510km north-east of Bangalore has a very strange name, considering the fact that the village did not have internet connection even till the end of last decade. The story goes that 12th century saint poet Allama Prabhu stopped by in the village while travelling from Basava Kalyan to Shreeshailam in Andhra Pradesh. The cave he stayed in has been described as ‘Gavi Gallu’ (cave of stone). Hence the village was also known as Gavi Gallu. The current name has been derived from that. What is the name of the village, which similar to another entity based at Mountain View, California? Baneswar INQUIZITION 2018: Inter-College Freshers’ Quiz Finals
  165. 165. Answer Google Baneswar INQUIZITION 2018: Inter-College Freshers’ Quiz Finals
  166. 166. Question 12 1906: His successful mediation to end the Russo-Japanese war and for his interest in arbitration, having provided the Hague arbitration court with its very first case. 1919: For his crucial role in establishing the League of Nations. 2002: For his decades of untiring effort to find peaceful solutions to international conflicts, to advance democracy and human rights, and to promote economic and social development. 2009: For his extraordinary efforts to strengthen international diplomacy and cooperation between peoples. How are these four Nobel Peace Prize winners connected? Baneswar INQUIZITION 2018: Inter-College Freshers’ Quiz Finals
  167. 167. Answer US Presidents being awarded the Nobel Peace Prize Baneswar INQUIZITION 2018: Inter-College Freshers’ Quiz Finals
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